Tanglewood’s News

Newsflash Is the Place To Find All The recent Tanglewood Events And Important Announcements.

Farewell to Bruce Ortberg

We often refer to those of us who have been here for 15 or more years as “pioneers.”  This last week we lost not just a pioneer, we lost Bruce Ortberg – a “Trailblazer.” Bruce and Janet first lived in John Greytak’s initial project – Buttonwood Bay.  While there, they instituted a number of resident…

Pot Luck Returns, Bigger than Ever

It’s been a long dry spell for the TMAC Pot Luck committee.  But they came a-roaring back tonight, Tuesday October 12. New Chair Gayle Homoly rearranged the tables of food, distributing the meats, salads, vegetables and pastas over five tables.  Only the desserts had their own table.    One thing that was immediately obvious to…

Thanks, Merci, Gracias, Grazie!

Any way you say it, the volunteers at the Faith Lutheran Food Pantry were ecstatic at our delivery this morning.  Many thanks to all of you who set  out bags of soup, beans, peanut butter, toilet paper, cereal, and tuna.  It will all be distributed on Thursday.  Yes, all of it.  The need now is…

Thank You from Hands for Homeless

A letter was received from Mrs. Jane Breylinger, Executive Director of Hands for Homeless, one of the two faith-based charities Tanglewood assists with the Second Tuesday Food Drives.  It reads in part: “Dear Tanglewood, Thank you for taking the time to collect and organize donations for Hands for Homeless, Inc., your support is greatly appreciated. …

Dance Committee’s Socks & Skivvies Report

Wow is the word.  TMAC’s Dance Committee held its annual fund drive for the Peace River Women’s Shelter in September, and reaped a roaring good harvest. The donation drive ran from September 1-18th, ending with the September 18th dance with GOOD STUFF. The $500 Progressive Jackpot was won at the August 28th dance. The house number drawn…

Suds & Buds

Made New FriendsIt was finally here. The end of summer party. Our last celebration together as fun-time, full-time residents. HTA provided a wonderful atmosphere of leisure and relaxation as they poured both white and red wine, along with Beer for the residents to enjoy on the Veranda. They added live entertainment with music by Pete…