Welcome News February 2019

Welcome Table – February 25, 2019

Meet Ranger & Michele Russell

2600 Lazy Days Lane (Bayside)

Phones: 954-300-9644; 954-914-9379

Email: shellz07@comcast.net

Ranger and Michele bought their house in Bayside and will be with us year round!  They are originally ofrom Fort Lauderdale/ Davie Florida.  Retired from Publix Supermarkets, they are looking forward to relaxing and drinking wine.  They have two daughters and four grandchildren.  We welcome them into Tanglewood.

Welcome Table – February 11, 2019

Meet Joe and Cyndi Whalen

1002 Carefree Parkway

Phone: 586-298-8634

Email: faithfulljewels@yahoo.cocm

Joe and Cyndi come to us from Fraser, MI and will be with us seasonally. Cyndi is retired from Alena’s Bridal & Superior Materials. She loves working with jewelry, retail, computers and decorating.  Joe loves sail boating, shuffle board and social events. They have 3 children and 5 grandchildren.  Welcome to Tanglewood!

Meet Edith (Brenda) Kellogg

1085 Celebration Drive

Cell: 239-849-2816

Email: bkellogg_fl@yahoo.com

Brenda was born in Portsmouth VA and will be with us year round. She is into geneology, photography, word games, puzzles, and reading.  We welcome her into our Tanglewood family.


Welcome Table – February 4, 2019 

Meet John & Theresa Carter

1118 Shadow Ridge Dr (Carefree)

Cell Phone: 641-745-5380

Email: jctee2003W@gmail.com

John and Theresa are from Iowa and will make Tanglewood their full-time home. They are both retired from the Bunn-O-Matic Company and love to travel. John also played in a Christian band. They have 6 children and 18 grands. Welcome to Tanglewood!



Who To Contact?

The Welcome Committee has created a list of groups, clubs, committees, and other helpful information to help all new residents and/or those that have been here awhile learn what is available in Tanglewood. We call this the “Who to Contact” list. This is updated throughout the year as new groups, clubs or committees are formed and information of existing groups change. Note the date on the right hand bottom of the document which shows the last date changed. All new residents that we visit are given a copy of this list but since this list can change, the latest version is on the Home page of Twrtimes. Just look on the left side under Upcoming Events and click on the Who to Contact 2018-2019 link under Welcome Committee.

Leaving for the Summer or for a month or more?

For those that leave for the summer, we want to make sure people taking off for the summer or who will be gone a month or more have a copy of our Check Off List for Closing Your Tanglewood Home For The Summer_PDF.  This gives many tips on what needs to be done to make sure you find your home in good shape, when you return.

General Information For All New Residents
All new homeowners and those on the “lease to buy” program are visited in their home by a member of the Welcome Committee. A Welcome Bag is provided with information that will help them learn about what is going on in Tanglewood during that visit. Information about the surrounding area is also included with various giveaways from local banks, hospitals, and the Chamber of Commerce. Business cards and/or flyers from other Tanglewood residents who offer a product or service are also included as well as some outside vendors.
Be our guests at Monday Morning Coffee in the main clubhouse at the Welcome Table starting at 8 AM. Just look for the big yellow welcome sign on the table near the front door inside the hall. Get introduced to everyone, have your picture taken and learn what will be going on in the park. It is also a great time to ask any questions you may have. Please bring your badge and coffee cup. The Monday Morning Coffee meeting starts at 8:30 AM. What is going to happen in the upcoming week(s) is announced. If any changes are made on the weekly calendar, it is also announced at this time. It is a great way to meet your neighbors and become a part of the community whether you are here for a short time or forever!

If you are a new RVer in the Outback, please join us at the Welcome Table at 8 AM. We want to meet and greet you. New arriving RVers can go to the RV/Business Office to check in during normal business hours or call 863-585-1071, if arriving after hours. A Welcome Committee member, welcomes all first-time 6 month RVers bringing them a packet of information relevant to RVers and a drink cooler with the TW logo on it, provided by HTA.

Tickets for most events are sold before and after Coffee in the main hall. Many of the tickets are also available at the Activities Director’s Office during the weekdays. Want to pick up a customized Tanglewood Tervis Mug? Buy one from the Activities Director’s Office.


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