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WEST MILFORD NEWCOMERS CLUB NEWSLETTER

JUNE 2018

Wishing you the very best-est best always!


CELEBRATING OUR 32nd YEAR!

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE NO NEWSLETTERS AND NO MEMBERS MEETINGS FOR JULY AND AUGUST. BOTH WILL RESUME IN SEPTEMBER. MOST OTHER ACTIVITIES WILL CONTINUE AS USUAL DURING JULY AND AUGUST SO CHECK YOUR EMAILS FOR DETAILS.

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ACTIVITIES UPDATE:

 

BOOK GROUP:Carol Smith

The next meeting of this group will be on Wednesday, June 20th, at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Pat McSorley. They will be discussing “In the Garden of Beasts” by Erik Larson. If you are planning to attend, please let Pat know. This group will also be meeting on Wednesday evenings July 18th and August 15th. Further information for those dates will be announced by email.

BREAKFAST BUNCH: Mary-Ellen Snyder

This group will be meeting at the Sit N’ Chat Diner on Thursday, June 7th, meeting at the diner at 9:30 a.m. If you are planning to attend, please let Mary-Ellen know. This group will continue to meet over the summer on Thursdays July 5th and August 2nd.

COOKBOOK BOOK CLUB: Carol Heinz

This group is on hold and will resume at a later date.

COUPLES DINNER GROUP: Pat Kaminskyj

Pat will let us know by email when the next dinner is planned.

DON'T WAIT TO LOSE WEIGHT (DoWaLoWe): Mary Loudin

DoWaLoWe is a self-help group which began in January, 2009. Each new member is asked to state the number of pounds she hopes to lose and to briefly describe her weight-loss method. DoWaLoWe has its own e-mailing list for weekly weigh-ins. Members of the group check their weight every Monday morning by noontime and then report their weight gain or loss (number of pounds) or maintenance of the same weight to all members of the group. Knowing that other friends are attempting to lose weight and reporting one's own weight control on a weekly basis have proven effective in keeping members on track. Mary Loudin is the coordinator. If an individual member does not have e-mail, she may call Mary every Monday before noon, who will then report the results to the group.

FLICK CHICKS: Dot Mazzarisi

Watch your emails for the next Flick Chicks outing to the Kinnelon theatre for a fun time at the movies, always a matinee on a senior discount day.

LET’S DO LUNCH: Merrilee McKittrick

This group will be going back to Grappa’s in Warwick on Thursday, June 28th, meeting at the restaurant at 12:30 p.m. If you are planning to attend, please let Merrilee know.

On Thursdays, July 26th and August 30th, we will be returning to our favorite summer restaurant, The New Continental Hotel on Greenwood Lake. Emails will go out over the summer to remind you of these dates.

PAY IT FORWARD: Rosemary Martin

Rosemary collects sample or full size toiletries, unused gift toothbrushes from the dentist and barely used shampoos or conditioners and similar items. These items are very much appreciated at our local women's shelter. Please contact her if you have something to contribute or bring them to a Newcomers meeting.

SUNSHINE SQUAD: Connie McHugh

If a member needs help for a SERIOUS reason, Connie will coordinate assistance from willing club volunteers.

WAYWAYANDA WALKERS: Mary Loudin

This group will continue to meet at the lake parking lot in Wawayanda State Park on Mondays at 11 a.m. Children and dogs are welcome. Park regulations require that dogs be on leashes. You do not have to call Mary if you are walking, just show up by 11 a.m.

WORKING WOMEN’S CHAT-A-BIT DINNER GROUP: Mary Loudin

The summer dinner of this group will take place the second week in July meeting at 7 p.m. Further information will be provided by Mary as the date gets closer.

OTHER ACTIVITIES:

New groups are always forming and changing around the interests of our members. If there is any other activity you would like to see implemented, please feel free to bring it up. New ideas are ALWAYS welcome.

 

 

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Blanche A. DeSimone (2009 - present)