Pam Batey

Moved to Tanglewood in August 2016, with husband, Steve and dog, Maggie. Retired Paramedic, now continuing my hobby writing short stories and information in the "You and Your Health" Section of the newsletter. Active Member of Tanglewood Community Church.

Physicians on Speed Dial?

How Many Doctors Does it Take?How many doctors do you ‘have listed’ on your phone? Ours is increasing every year. Finding a new PCP was no easy task either. We listened to ‘new friends’ tell of their good and bad experiences here with Dentist, Primary Care Physicians, and Orthopedic doctors. It was only a matter…

Pickleball Players

Common Pickleball InjuriesPickleball is not a slow paced game. Every year here in Tanglewood, several players are injured from falls, balls, and … Here are a few examples of common injuries one might expect to get when playing. Falls: falling while playing Pickleball happens fairly often. The most common type of fall occurs when someone…

Pickleball End of Summer Party

Summer Pickleball Players TournamentThe Tanglewood Pickleball Club held a ‘Summer Pickleball Players Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 21st. Ellen Nesbitt, Committee Chair, did an excellent job coordinating the players and the after party. She and volunteers from the Tanglewood Pickleball Club, didn’t ‘dink’ around when it came to setting up the ‘Mixed Doubles’ Tournament. There were…

Hurricane Response Team

Empty Chairs this summer

Missed Us By That MuchWhat a week!  We were very fortunate that Dorian did NOT come our way. Most of all, this week showed how well we can all work together for the good of everyone. Tanglewood residents and management worked like a well oiled machine, taking precautions, having group meetings, maintenance checks, and great…

Hurricane Emergency Response Team

Stay Here or head North?IF YOU STAY; Its time to register your name in the Hurricane Response Book. Tanglewood Community Church will be sponsoring the “The Hurricane Emergency Response Team at Monday Coffee on July 8th.  The Pet registration book is on the Credenza in the clubhouse. Pastor Bill will give the background of how…

“Moving On” Readers Play

Great Entertainment Friday and Saturday evening the Diversions Committee and Theatre on a Dime presented the play “Moving On“. It was one of their best performances. Written and directed by Betsy Ellis, who watched from ‘afar’ as her crew and actors provided the audience with a genre of emotions. One minute there was comedy and…

The POW/MIA Table

A Place Setting For One, A Table For AllThursday afternoon the Veterans of Tanglewood hosted a 75th Anniversary in remembrance of D-Day. We heard the speech written by General Dwight D. Eisenhower to the troops before they left for Normandy. Of the thousands who battled in the war that literally changed the world. They were known…

Hurricane Safety Information

PET Registration Information (Hurricane Season June – November)In September of 2017, Hurricane Irma struck Sebring Florida. Food and supplies arrived a few days later, thanks to our then new pastor, Dr. Bill Burnham. He needed volunteers for leadership in various areas for distribution. We came, we saw, and we conquered by sharing responsibilities during the…

Photo Directories

Photo Shoot for Another Directory Coming SoonGreat News! If you had your photo taken for the directory and have not received your copy, you have the following options: 1. Contact Diane or Howard Lowry at 863-382-6170. 2. Come to Monday Morning Coffee: (they will be distributing directories after  announcements) 3. Pick up your copy at 1707…