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Page 1 09-06-18
Beatles tribute is tonight at 7:30
7:30 p.m. | Sept. 6
Amphitheater Stage
Beginning tonight, Amphitheater shows start at 7:30 p.m.
Sponsor: Monarch Healthcare
The 2018 Amphitheater Season will continue through Sept. 13. Residents, and their families and friends, are invited to spend Thursday nights at the 2,500-seat Amphitheater. Pre-concert dining is available from Koffel’s Food Service and Mandie’s Candies Ice Cream truck. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. Minibus transportation will be available before and after shows. The last show will be Voodoo Daddy on Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m.
The Beatles were arguably the best thing that happened in the 1960s. Paperback Writer will reprise the past with “amazing vocals” in an “authentically remarkable” show, according to a Los Angeles Times reviewer.
During the week of April 4, 1964, the Beatles held the first five slots on the Billboard Singles chart; the group went on to sell more than a billion records.
And 2000’s 1, a compilation of the Beatles No. 1 hits, went on to become the best-selling album of the 2000s.
Paperback Writer—The Beatles Experience is a nationally acclaimed show that’s been featured at Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure park among many other notable venues.
Members include founder Glenn Henry III as Paul McCartney; Gene Martin as Ringo; Long Beach native Richard Gibson as George Harrison; and Chris Hilliard as John Lennon.
OptumCare takes over management of HCC
New management brings back favorite doctors, and provides greater choice, upgraded technology and a stronger community voice
With the stroke of a pen, a new day in health care officially began at Leisure World on Aug. 28. OptumCare executives met with the Golden Rain Foundation (GRF) Board of Directors to sign a five-year lease, with a five-year renewal option, to manage the Health Care Center.
OptumCare officially assumes management responsibilities on Oct. 1.
“We are committed to creating a best-in-class health care center that gives Leisure World residents an exceptional experience,” said Ray Chicoine, president, OptumCare Orange County. “We look forward to a long-term relationship, and to creating a healthier future that continues to evolve to meet the community’s changing health care needs.”
The OptumCare transition brings back doctors who until recently had practiced at the Health Care Center for several years. Returning doctors include Dr. Rudolf Haider, Dr. Ellen Dayon and Dr. Nancy Smith, who will see patients at both the Health Care Center and the OptumCare Medical Group office in Seal Beach Village.
Dr. Mary Sherman, who currently sees patients at the Health Care Center, has announced plans to stay on with OptumCare Medical Group.
As one of the nation’s largest health care services and technology companies, OptumCare brings resources, tools and support to better meet the community’s needs.
OptumCare is working with the GRF Board of Directors to add specialists, and to identify opportunities for new programs, services, education and social activities to promote healthier lifestyles.
“Our doctors’ geriatric expertise and familiarity with the community combined with OptumCare’s capabilities usher in a brand-new era of modern, yet highly personalized, care for the Leisure World community,” said Dr. Abelardo Pita, OptumCare Medical Group director. “By working together with GRF leadership, the Health Care Center will deliver on the promise of modern healthcare with personalized services and heart.”
If your doctor is part of OptumCare Medical Group, you may start scheduling appointments now for office visits after Oct. 1.
To make an appointment, call or visit the Health Care Center or the Seal Beach Village office. The phone number for the Health Care Center is (562) 493-9581. To schedule an appointment at the Seal Beach Village office, call (562) 430-8888.
About OptumCare
OptumCare is a health care delivery organization that improves patients’ lives by making health care more accessible, more coordinated and simply better.
This means providing doctors with flexible tools and support so they can do what they do best: practice medicine and take care of patients. But most of all it is about your community.
OptumCare is committed to keeping residents healthier and feeling their best by providing care that is built around them. OptumCare has more than 20 locations throughout Southern California, including offices in Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, Los Alamitos and Long Beach.
—from a prepared OptumCare release
St. Andrews Paving restricts parking
The northern section of St. Andrews Drive will be paved from Sept. 10-14.
No parking will be allowed in designated areas while the project is underway.
Drivers are asked to use extreme caution and follow signage when traveling through the construction zone.
LW photographers wanted for 2019 calendar
The LW Weekly will produce a 2019 wall calendar featuring the work of Leisure World photographers in time for the holidays. The deadline is Sept. 30 to submit large file, high-resolution, 300 dpi, landscape-format images of places and spaces in and around Leisure World and Seal Beach.
Email entries to stephenb_news@lwsb.com with name, address, phone number and a brief description of the photo. Cell phone photos should be emailed in the actual size format.
Photos of people will not be included in the calendar.
For information on technical requirements, visit lwsb.com/infocus/.
City-GRF Club Expo is Sept. 15
The annual Seal Beach City and GRF Club Expo is coming to Leisure World on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Recreation Department has selected more than two dozen clubs to take over Clubhouse 3 while the Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce will host vendors in Clubhouse 4.
Room 1 in Clubhouse 3 will have informational displays presented by the Amateur Radio Club, the LW Drone Club, Neighbor Helping Neighbor (LW CERT), and the Rollin’ Thunder Golf Cart Club. All these clubs participate in the community’s emergency preparedness programs.
Room 2 will be occupied by three of GRF’s service clubs, including Golden Age Foundation, Y Service Club and the LW Historical Society. These clubs benefit the community providing a variety of volunteer services.
Other clubs represented include the American Legion and Auxiliary, Garden Club, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (senior university), Pickleball, Pilates Club, Rainbow Sisters, Photographic Arts, Traveling Tigers, Cabaret Entertainers, The Cloggers and the Suede Sole Dancers.
Learn about health options from the LW Wellness Fellowship and the Braille Institute, the latter hosted by the Impaired Vision and Hearing Club.
Ethnic flavor will be offered by the Filipino Association of LW, the Korean-American Association (KAA) and the American Latino Club.
The LW Library will have a game for kids at heart with its display in the lobby.
The Democratic Club will provide non-partisan voter registration, sharing the lobby with the KAA and the LW Library.
Specialty and craft clubs will open their studios to entice attendees to use their talents and develop new skills. Stop by the Genealogy Workshop, Video Producers and the Sewing Room (staffed by the Quilting Bees) in Clubhouse 3.
The Art League, Clay Crafters and Ceramics and Lapidary clubs will have members demonstrating their skills and showing their artwork in Clubhouse 4 at the rear of the building.
The Los Alamitos High School Band will entertain at Veterans Plaza while Koffel’s Food Service will feed the hungry for its usual modest prices.
This popular event draws families and friends from all over, so shuttle service will be provided to ease parking congestion.
Park and ride GRF buses marked “Event Bus” to and from the Administration/Clubhouse 6 parking lot. Buses will be available from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
The Expo has canceled club and other reservations in Clubhouses 3 and 4 on Sept. 14 and 15.
The clubhouses will reopen for business as usual at 8 a.m. Sunday.
For more information, contact kathyt@lwsb.com.
Pier Improvement Project is underway
The Seal Beach Pier Improvement Project formally began Sept. 5 and is expected to be completed by May 2019.
In May 2016, a fire caused by an accidental electrical malfunction destroyed an unoccupied bait shack and a dilapidated building that once housed Ruby’s Diner at the end of the wooden pier.
It also caused significant damage to about 100 feet of the structure itself.
The construction project will replace aged and damaged utility lines, restore the pier for public use and access, and improve the structural support system so that infrastructure is in place, should a determination be made for a potential tenant at the end of the pier.
The City of Seal Beach awarded the construction contract to the John S. Meek Company Inc., one of the top marine construction contractors in Southern California with extensive experience in the construction and reconstruction of piers, wharfs, marinas and docks.
Construction is scheduled from 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Night and Saturday work will only take place with advance written approval from city staff.
The end of the pier will remain closed during construction. However, the majority of the pier and the pier playground (tot lot) will be open during construction.
The bulk of the 10th Street Beach Parking Lot will be utilized to house construction equipment and materials.
The 8th Street Beach Parking Lot will not be impacted and is available for visitors.
For more information on the Seal Beach Pier Improvement Project, visit sealbeachpier.org or contact Assistant City Manager Patrick Gallegos at 431-2527 ext. 1308.
Library Game Day is Sept. 20
Play, specifically game playing, brings joy, fun and some unique health benefits. Games increase brain function, spark laughter, which decreases stress; and trigger the release of endorphins, the body’s natural “feel-good” chemicals.
So let’s play—the Leisure World Library will host its second Game Day from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sept. 20 at Veterans Plaza adjacent to the library.
Join your neighbors and friends in Giant Jenga, Cornhole, Yatzee, chess, Scrabble, Battleship, tiddlywinks and more. There will also be a Wii gaming console to play virtual sports.
Refreshments will be served, and everyone is welcome.
SB voters to decide on tax hike
Measure BB, a proposed one-percent sales tax increase expected to generate about $5 million a year in local revenue, will be on the ballot for the Nov. 6 election.
The so-called Seal Beach Neighborhood and Essential Services Protection Measure will be the subject of two town hall meetings in Leisure World: the first is at 10 a.m. on Oct. 3 in Clubhouse 3, Room 1; and the second, at 6 p.m., Oct. 29, in Clubhouse 3, Room 1.
Councilwoman Sandra Massa-Lavitt, who represents District 5 in Leisure World, will be among the officials present.
Measure BB, which would adopt Ordinance 1671, calls for hiking the city’s existing sales tax rate by 1 percent, or one cent on every $1 of taxable sales of goods in the city, and on the taxable storage, and the use or consumption of goods purchased in the city.
The total sales tax rate paid in Seal Beach, which also includes the sales tax collected for the State of California and other public agencies such as OCTA, is currently 7.75 percent. If the Measure is approved by the voters, the total sales tax rate in the city will be 8.75 percent subject to any changes in state law, according to Seal Beach City Attorney Craig A. Steele. Sales tax is not collected on items such as prescription medications.
The new revenue would be used for essential services, including community police patrols, paramedic services, fire protection, marine safety and lifeguards, school safety, and improving 911 response times, as well as other general services.
California law gives cities the authority to adopt local tax measures like this one, with the voters’ approval.
Under current state law, the local tax may not be increased beyond the rate proposed in the proposed sales tax ordinance and will be in effect until voters end it.
The Seal Beach City Council unanimously voted to place Measure BB on the Nov. 6 ballot.
The proposed ordinance mandates that revenue will be collected by the State of California in the usual way and paid to the city.
Accountability over revenue and expenditures from the sales tax ordinance will be part of the city’s annual independent audit, which is available to the public. Financial information also will be disclosed in the city’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and other public documents, according to an impartial analysis by the city attorney.
For a complete copy of the Sales Tax Ordinance, call the Seal Beach City Clerk at 431-2527 and a copy will be sent at no cost.
New aggressive mosquito detected in surrounding areas
The end of summer may be approaching, but invasive Aedes mosquito activity continues to increase in Orange County. In the past month the Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District (OCMVCD) confirmed 26 new infestation locations, an increase of 3,000 acres of infestation in the county from 22,000 to 25,000 acres. The most recent detections were confirmed this week in the cities of Tustin and San Clemente.
Since the first collection in Mission Viejo in 2015, there have been a total of 92 known infestation areas in 23 cities and two unincorporated locations.
They have not yet been detected in Seal Beach but have been recorded in the cities of Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Lake Forest, Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, North Tustin, Orange, Placentia, Rossmoor, San Clemente, Santa Ana, Stanton, Tustin and Yorba Linda.
These non-native and aggressive day-biting mosquitoes are black and white, and they lay their eggs along the waterline of containers as small as a bottle cap. The mosquitoes known as Aedes aegypti (yellow fever mosquito), Aedes albopictus (Asian tiger mosquito), and Aedes notoscriptus (Australian backyard mosquito) are capable of transmitting debilitating viruses including dengue, chikungunya, yellow fever and Zika. While these viruses are not currently transmitted locally, transmission could begin if someone infected abroad returns to Orange County. These mosquitoes are also known to cause heartworm to dogs and cats, and can transmit West Nile virus to humans.
Vector Control officials are urging residents to take the necessary precautions to reduce mosquito breeding and to avoid bites from these small ankle-biters.
Once an introduction of these invasive Aedes mosquitoes has occurred, residents moving materials (potted plants, plant cuttings, buckets, containers, etc.) from infested areas to non-infested areas may facilitate their spread.
“Mosquitoes are very active in our communities and OCMVCD has been receiving a high volume of mosquito service request calls,” said Mary-Joy Coburn, public affairs coordinator. “Residents must do their part to check their yards regularly and eliminate standing water or water-holding containers.”
Residents should take the following precautions to help reduce the chances of being bit by mosquitoes:
• Dump and drain any containers filled with water at least once a week.
• Clean and scrub bird baths and pet water bowls weekly.
• Dump water from potted plant saucers.
• Do not transport or share plant stems rooted in water.
• Drill a hole or puncture containers to eliminate standing water.
To prevent mosquito bites, the District offers the following tips:
• Apply mosquito repellents to exposed skin before going outdoors; reapply as recommended
• Wear repellent containing DEET, Picaridin, IR3535, or oil of lemon eucalyptus
• Close all unscreened doors and windows to prevent mosquitoes from entering your home or space; repair broken or damaged screens
• Wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants, and opt for lighter-colored clothing
Vector control is a shared responsibility. Orange County residents are urged to inspect around their property for possible mosquito breeding sources and to educate their neighbors to help keep their neighborhoods mosquito-free.
Visit ocvector.org for more information.

—Experian

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GENERAL

watch your step
by Jim Breen
jimb_news@lwsb.com
After reading it, Donna Gambol of Mutual 2 knew that the scam letter she received from Canada wasn’t worth the inexpensive paper it was printed on.
It came from an insurance company executive in Toronto who asked her to join him as a “partner” and share $6.9 million in life insurance benefits from one of his clients who shared Donna’s surname.
“If you if you permit me to add your name to the policy, proceeds will be processed on your behalf,” he wrote.
He made it clear that 10 percent of the total would go to charity, and he will split the remaining portion with Donna.
As with most scams, he urged her to“keep this utterly confidential.”
Donna checked out the address listed and learned that it was a clothing store, not an insurance company.
•••
Add Cleo Looney’s name to the growing number of residents to get a robocall regarding an income tax issue.
A call to the Mutual 7 resident originated from the San Fernando Valley, threatening “legal action” regarding her “tax filing” if she doesn’t call back. It was a slight flip from the norm, when scammers use the non-payment of back taxes approach.
“They called me twice,” she said. “The last time, I just hung up.”
•••
Resident Camille Thompson was concerned by an email she got last week from a friend who needed financial assistance.
It was the Netsky scam, the mass-mailing worm that targets computers running some versions of Microsoft Windows. The worm sends itself to e-mail addresses that it finds on the infected computer and seeks financial assistance.
By opening the attachment, the malware (malicious software) infects the computer.
To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed on computers, run a full-system scan with an appropriate, up-to-date, security solution.
Have you been the victim of a scam attempt? Send details to Jim Breen at the email address above or call 431-6586, ext. 387, Wednesday- Friday between 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
American Legion
American Legion Post 327 is planning a special service for Veterans Day in November.
Members are seeking men and women who served in World War II. This year, the Legion’s service is on Monday, Nov. 12.
Vets are requested to call Post member Joseph Chavez at 596-2669 with names and contact information.
Their family members will be invited to attend a special service to honor the special heroes.
•••
The Auxiliary and Post will hold their general meetings at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 17 in Clubhouse 4. Veterans are welcome to attend.
Guest speaker at the Legion meeting will be the Auxiliary’s delegate to Girls State.
The Auxiliary board will meet at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, at President Jean Sudbeck’s home.
For directions, call her at 594-0209.
Safe Driver class
AARP will offer the next Senior Smart Driver refresher class from 1-5 p.m. on Monday, Sept 17, in Clubhouse 3, Room 9.
To qualify for the four-hour class, residents must have completed an eight-hour class within the past three years, and their insurance company must agree to their eligibility.
The classes teach defensive driving to adults 50 or older.
Residents may benefit from a discount on their auto insurance premiums upon completion of the course.
A four-hour class is also scheduled next month, on Monday, Oct. 4.
The next eight hour class (two four-hour sessions) is on Nov. 8-9.
Residents should bring valid driver’s licenses, AARP membership cards and a check or money order only for $15 (or $20 for non-members).
Cash cannot be accepted.
Reservations are required and can be made by calling Ruth Bradley at (714) 401-2237 between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday only.
investment Club
The Leisure World Investment Forum will meet at 2 p.m. n Tuesday, Sept. 11, in Clubhouse 3, Room 6.
Speaker Larry T. Pino, financial advisor with LPL Financial, will speak on the topic “Does Diversification Still Make Sense?”
All are invited to attend the informative and lively discussion.
So far this year, outside of U.S. Large Cap Growth and U.S. Small Cap equities, positive performance has been difficult to achieve.
With negative returns in most developed non-U.S. and emerging markets, and negative returns in most fixed income asset, U.S. investors may have been better off keeping all their eggs in a U.S. only equity basket.
For over 30 years, the Forum has been committed to informing and educating Leisure World residents by presenting monthly discussions on timely and important financial topics and current economic trends.
The monthly presentations are sponsored by Stratos Wealth Management Group, an independent RIA (Registered Investment Advisor) of LPL Financial.
children-a-priority
Children A Priority (CAP) will hold a luncheon meeting at noon on Sept. 6 in Clubhouse 3.
Guest speaker will be Dr. Rudolph Haider of Optum Care Medical Group. He will answer questions about recent changes at the Health Care Center
The physician began practicing medicine in Leisure World in 1990 before leaving two years ago to join Optum.
His level of expertise is in geriatrics. He trained in that field at East Carolina University School of Medicine and had a family medicine residency at the University of Iowa.
As part of the Optum Care team, Dr. Haider looks forward to serving the Leisure World community and continue to uphold high standards of patient care.
For reservations, call Maria Swift at 493-1924.
–Maria Swift
GRF Security Report for April
Incidents
• June 1, Clubhouse 3, 3:40 p.m. A custodian prevented a shareholder taking items from refrigerators.
• June 1, Amphitheater, 5 p.m. A shareholder’s car parked in the alley adjacent to Mutual 5, was covered with dirt/fertilizer, and the driver’s side mirror was broken off.
• June 1, golf course, 6:55 p.m. A hawk was accidentally hit with a golf ball.
• June 1, Mutual 3, 11:31 p.m. Security accompanied a nurse who had been unable to contact a shareholder.
• June 2, Mutual 6, 5:30 p.m. Seal Beach police called the hazardous material team to examine a suspicious package. No hazard was found.
• June 4, Mutual 11, 9:30 p.m. A shareholder claims she is awakened by a machine that makes noise after midnight.
• June 5, golf course, 2:17 p.m. A shareholder was asked not to bring non-residents on the course.
• June 6, Mutual 3 carport, 3:15 p.m. An unauthorized vehicle was towed from LW after warnings had been issued.
• June 7, Mutual 12, 10:36 a.m. A shareholder complained that landscapers left trimmings on her patio after cleaning the flower beds.
• June 8, Mutual 8, 5:43 p.m. Hardwood flooring installers were asked to stop working after permitted hours. Such work is not allowed after 4:30 p.m. or on the weekends.
• June 10, Mutual 14, 11:30 p.m. A shareholder reported that someone tried to destroy her air conditioning unit. The damage was found but the cause was undetermined.
• June 12, Mutual 12, 12:33 a.m. A shareholder heard someone on her patio, and a chair was out of place.
• June 13, Mutual 1, 11:15 a.m. The family of a shareholder reported he had been scammed out of a large sum of money. They were advised to call the police.
• June 18, Main Gate,10:25 a.m. Traffic was congested due to the closure of westbound Golden Rain Road after an accident. Drivers were re-routed around the closure.
• June 14, 1.8 Acres, 4:15 p.m. Construction workers were counseled regarding using the dumpsters.
• June 15, Mutual 18, Mutual 14, 1:22 a.m. A shareholder heard footsteps outside her unit. Security said it was a neighbor passing by.
• June 18, 1.8 Acres, 8:34 a.m. Contractors were observed dumping building materials into three dumpsters.
• June 19, Clubhouse 6, 3:48 p.m. Four unsupervised juveniles waiting for their mother were discovered by Security and escorted to the Main Gate, where she picked them up. Their grandmother is a shareholder.
• June 20, Clubhouse 6, 7:51 p.m. A shareholder cutting cardboard on a ping pong table was advised to stop.
• June 21, Mutual 5, 1:13 a.m. Patrol secured an empty unit.
• June 22, Community Church , 4 a.m. Patrol secured an unlocked door and notified the pastor.
• June 22 Mutual 10, 3:15 p.m. A gardener removed plants from the garden of the wrong unit.
• June 24, Mutual 9, 5:34 p.m. A noise complaint was made concerning grandchildren who were playing.
• June 25, Mutual 6, 10:51 a.m. A request for assistance was made for a shareholder who needed help.
• June 26, Mutual 8, 3:30 p.m. Two shareholders became involved in a dispute regarding driving outside the community. Police came.
• June 28, Mutual 2, 11:49 a.m. A shareholder’s guest drove on the lawn and parked on the sidewalk to load a large item from a yard sale. Appropriate advice and citations were issued.
• June 29, Mutual 12, 2:40 p.m. Police and paramedics responded to a report of domestic violence.
• June 29, Mutual 3, 11:17 p.m. Security responded to a loud booming noise but was unable to locate the source.
• June 30, Mutual 3, 4:09 p.m. Drum music was heard in a next-door unit.
legion auxiliary
Summer is coming to a close and activities for the American Legion Auxiliary are ramping up for fall.
Members are reminded that dues are now payable. Remit $30 to Jean Sudbeck or Carolyn VanAalst as soon as possible.
Members with unused Auxiliary handbooks are requested to return them to Jean Sudbeck so they can be used by another member.
•••
Members who want to order a name badge should call Pat Fellers at 430-0288.
– Sandy Esslinger
Senior Patriots
Since Clubhouse 4 was not available for the Senior Patriots for Peace (SPP) meeting on Sept. 4, it was canceled and rescheduled to 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, in Clubhouse 4.
The program will be on the death penalty. All are invited to attend and voice their opinions.
The club will move its annual meeting to November instead of October. The board will be elected at that time.
According to GRF rule, every club in LW must have bylaws on file with the recreation Committee with three duly elected officers.
SPP bylaws require seven board members, four executive chairs, president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer and three standing committee chairs, membership, publicity and peace vigil.
After members are notified to request nominations, voting will be by paper ballot.

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PERSPECTIVES

watch your step
by Jim Breen
jimb_news@lwsb.com
After reading it, Donna Gambol of Mutual 2 knew that the scam letter she received from Canada wasn’t worth the inexpensive paper it was printed on.
It came from an insurance company executive in Toronto who asked her to join him as a “partner” and share $6.9 million in life insurance benefits from one of his clients who shared Donna’s surname.
“If you if you permit me to add your name to the policy, proceeds will be processed on your behalf,” he wrote.
He made it clear that 10 percent of the total would go to charity, and he will split the remaining portion with Donna.
As with most scams, he urged her to“keep this utterly confidential.”
Donna checked out the address listed and learned that it was a clothing store, not an insurance company.
•••
Add Cleo Looney’s name to the growing number of residents to get a robocall regarding an income tax issue.
A call to the Mutual 7 resident originated from the San Fernando Valley, threatening “legal action” regarding her “tax filing” if she doesn’t call back. It was a slight flip from the norm, when scammers use the non-payment of back taxes approach.
“They called me twice,” she said. “The last time, I just hung up.”
•••
Resident Camille Thompson was concerned by an email she got last week from a friend who needed financial assistance.
It was the Netsky scam, the mass-mailing worm that targets computers running some versions of Microsoft Windows. The worm sends itself to e-mail addresses that it finds on the infected computer and seeks financial assistance.
By opening the attachment, the malware (malicious software) infects the computer.
To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed on computers, run a full-system scan with an appropriate, up-to-date, security solution.
Have you been the victim of a scam attempt? Send details to Jim Breen at the email address above or call 431-6586, ext. 387, Wednesday- Friday between 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
American Legion
American Legion Post 327 is planning a special service for Veterans Day in November.
Members are seeking men and women who served in World War II. This year, the Legion’s service is on Monday, Nov. 12.
Vets are requested to call Post member Joseph Chavez at 596-2669 with names and contact information.
Their family members will be invited to attend a special service to honor the special heroes.
•••
The Auxiliary and Post will hold their general meetings at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 17 in Clubhouse 4. Veterans are welcome to attend.
Guest speaker at the Legion meeting will be the Auxiliary’s delegate to Girls State.
The Auxiliary board will meet at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, at President Jean Sudbeck’s home.
For directions, call her at 594-0209.
Safe Driver class
AARP will offer the next Senior Smart Driver refresher class from 1-5 p.m. on Monday, Sept 17, in Clubhouse 3, Room 9.
To qualify for the four-hour class, residents must have completed an eight-hour class within the past three years, and their insurance company must agree to their eligibility.
The classes teach defensive driving to adults 50 or older.
Residents may benefit from a discount on their auto insurance premiums upon completion of the course.
A four-hour class is also scheduled next month, on Monday, Oct. 4.
The next eight hour class (two four-hour sessions) is on Nov. 8-9.
Residents should bring valid driver’s licenses, AARP membership cards and a check or money order only for $15 (or $20 for non-members).
Cash cannot be accepted.
Reservations are required and can be made by calling Ruth Bradley at (714) 401-2237 between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday only.
investment Club
The Leisure World Investment Forum will meet at 2 p.m. n Tuesday, Sept. 11, in Clubhouse 3, Room 6.
Speaker Larry T. Pino, financial advisor with LPL Financial, will speak on the topic “Does Diversification Still Make Sense?”
All are invited to attend the informative and lively discussion.
So far this year, outside of U.S. Large Cap Growth and U.S. Small Cap equities, positive performance has been difficult to achieve.
With negative returns in most developed non-U.S. and emerging markets, and negative returns in most fixed income asset, U.S. investors may have been better off keeping all their eggs in a U.S. only equity basket.
For over 30 years, the Forum has been committed to informing and educating Leisure World residents by presenting monthly discussions on timely and important financial topics and current economic trends.
The monthly presentations are sponsored by Stratos Wealth Management Group, an independent RIA (Registered Investment Advisor) of LPL Financial.
children-a-priority
Children A Priority (CAP) will hold a luncheon meeting at noon on Sept. 6 in Clubhouse 3.
Guest speaker will be Dr. Rudolph Haider of Optum Care Medical Group. He will answer questions about recent changes at the Health Care Center
The physician began practicing medicine in Leisure World in 1990 before leaving two years ago to join Optum.
His level of expertise is in geriatrics. He trained in that field at East Carolina University School of Medicine and had a family medicine residency at the University of Iowa.
As part of the Optum Care team, Dr. Haider looks forward to serving the Leisure World community and continue to uphold high standards of patient care.
For reservations, call Maria Swift at 493-1924.
–Maria Swift
GRF Security Report for April
Incidents
• June 1, Clubhouse 3, 3:40 p.m. A custodian prevented a shareholder taking items from refrigerators.
• June 1, Amphitheater, 5 p.m. A shareholder’s car parked in the alley adjacent to Mutual 5, was covered with dirt/fertilizer, and the driver’s side mirror was broken off.
• June 1, golf course, 6:55 p.m. A hawk was accidentally hit with a golf ball.
• June 1, Mutual 3, 11:31 p.m. Security accompanied a nurse who had been unable to contact a shareholder.
• June 2, Mutual 6, 5:30 p.m. Seal Beach police called the hazardous material team to examine a suspicious package. No hazard was found.
• June 4, Mutual 11, 9:30 p.m. A shareholder claims she is awakened by a machine that makes noise after midnight.
• June 5, golf course, 2:17 p.m. A shareholder was asked not to bring non-residents on the course.
• June 6, Mutual 3 carport, 3:15 p.m. An unauthorized vehicle was towed from LW after warnings had been issued.
• June 7, Mutual 12, 10:36 a.m. A shareholder complained that landscapers left trimmings on her patio after cleaning the flower beds.
• June 8, Mutual 8, 5:43 p.m. Hardwood flooring installers were asked to stop working after permitted hours. Such work is not allowed after 4:30 p.m. or on the weekends.
• June 10, Mutual 14, 11:30 p.m. A shareholder reported that someone tried to destroy her air conditioning unit. The damage was found but the cause was undetermined.
• June 12, Mutual 12, 12:33 a.m. A shareholder heard someone on her patio, and a chair was out of place.
• June 13, Mutual 1, 11:15 a.m. The family of a shareholder reported he had been scammed out of a large sum of money. They were advised to call the police.
• June 18, Main Gate,10:25 a.m. Traffic was congested due to the closure of westbound Golden Rain Road after an accident. Drivers were re-routed around the closure.
• June 14, 1.8 Acres, 4:15 p.m. Construction workers were counseled regarding using the dumpsters.
• June 15, Mutual 18, Mutual 14, 1:22 a.m. A shareholder heard footsteps outside her unit. Security said it was a neighbor passing by.
• June 18, 1.8 Acres, 8:34 a.m. Contractors were observed dumping building materials into three dumpsters.
• June 19, Clubhouse 6, 3:48 p.m. Four unsupervised juveniles waiting for their mother were discovered by Security and escorted to the Main Gate, where she picked them up. Their grandmother is a shareholder.
• June 20, Clubhouse 6, 7:51 p.m. A shareholder cutting cardboard on a ping pong table was advised to stop.
• June 21, Mutual 5, 1:13 a.m. Patrol secured an empty unit.
• June 22, Community Church , 4 a.m. Patrol secured an unlocked door and notified the pastor.
• June 22 Mutual 10, 3:15 p.m. A gardener removed plants from the garden of the wrong unit.
• June 24, Mutual 9, 5:34 p.m. A noise complaint was made concerning grandchildren who were playing.
• June 25, Mutual 6, 10:51 a.m. A request for assistance was made for a shareholder who needed help.
• June 26, Mutual 8, 3:30 p.m. Two shareholders became involved in a dispute regarding driving outside the community. Police came.
• June 28, Mutual 2, 11:49 a.m. A shareholder’s guest drove on the lawn and parked on the sidewalk to load a large item from a yard sale. Appropriate advice and citations were issued.
• June 29, Mutual 12, 2:40 p.m. Police and paramedics responded to a report of domestic violence.
• June 29, Mutual 3, 11:17 p.m. Security responded to a loud booming noise but was unable to locate the source.
• June 30, Mutual 3, 4:09 p.m. Drum music was heard in a next-door unit.
legion auxiliary
Summer is coming to a close and activities for the American Legion Auxiliary are ramping up for fall.
Members are reminded that dues are now payable. Remit $30 to Jean Sudbeck or Carolyn VanAalst as soon as possible.
Members with unused Auxiliary handbooks are requested to return them to Jean Sudbeck so they can be used by another member.
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Members who want to order a name badge should call Pat Fellers at 430-0288.
– Sandy Esslinger
Senior Patriots
Since Clubhouse 4 was not available for the Senior Patriots for Peace (SPP) meeting on Sept. 4, it was canceled and rescheduled to 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, in Clubhouse 4.
The program will be on the death penalty. All are invited to attend and voice their opinions.
The club will move its annual meeting to November instead of October. The board will be elected at that time.
According to GRF rule, every club in LW must have bylaws on file with the recreation Committee with three duly elected officers.
SPP bylaws require seven board members, four executive chairs, president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer and three standing committee chairs, membership, publicity and peace vigil.
After members are notified to request nominations, voting will be by paper ballot.

A hospital was omitted from OptumCare’s list of partner hospitals (LW Weekly, Aug. 9). Long Beach Memorial should have been included.

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The headline on Jim Greer’s Viewpoint column (LW Weekly, Aug. 9) was worded incorrectly. It should have read “Everyone should have the right to freedom from obscenity.”

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The date of the Children-A-Priority (CAP) meeting (LW Weekly, Aug. 9) was incorrectly listed as Aug. 25 .The meeting was Aug. 2.

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GOVERNMENT

Government
LW DEMOCRATIC CLUB
Local candidates will be guests at Sept. 19 meeting
Leisure World Democratic Club members look forward to meeting Marlys Davidson and Olaina Anderson, candidates for the Los Alamitos School Board, at the upcoming general meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at noon in Clubhouse 4. The meeting is focused on local candidates and will also feature Coast Community College Trustee Jim Moreno and Seal Beach City Council member Sandra Massa-Lavitt.
Marlys Davidson and her husband Steve have lived in the city for nearly 40 years. She is a former teacher of the Los Alamitos School District and a mother of two children. She believes that the district’s successes are “the work of educators, staff, parents and community who never stop pursuing the best for our students.” Davidson taught for the district for 25 years and was once honored as the district’s Teacher of the Year. After retiring two years ago, she became a consultant for the district as an instructor for K-12 professional development.
Olaina Anderson is married to a U.S. Marine Corps disabled veteran who is now an Emergency Medicine physician. She is a devoted mom of a Los Alamitos third grade student. A graduate of public schools, she taught English at Newport Harbor and Torrey Pines high schools. She currently volunteers at her daughter’s school, Girl Scouts, and vacation Bible school. She is past president of Moms Club of Seal Beach-Old Town. Olaina is committed to meeting regularly with parents, students and teachers and to foster relationships between the school district and local public and private sector. She believes in an evidence-based, education-focused, fiscally responsible process in decision making while maintaining respect for teachers’ academic integrity and expertise.
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Tom Umburg, candidate for the 34th State Senate District, recently opened a campaign office at 12914 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove. He welcomes Leisure World residents to give input and volunteer. Phone (657) 235-2572 to call ahead for volunteer times.
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Information about club membership can be found on the club website, by calling Membership Chair Rachael Lehmberg at 340-9816, emailing lwsbdemocraticclub@gmail.com or by attending the next membership meeting.
Schedule of Mutual Meetings
Mutual meetings are listed below. Mutual residents are invited to attend the open meetings of their mutual boards as follows:
Thursday, Sept. 6 Presidents’ Council
Clubhouse 4 9 a.m.
Monday, Sept. 10 Mutual 9
Administration 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 12 Mutual 4
Administration 9:15 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 13 Mutual 12
Administration 9 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 14 Mutual 3
Administration 9 a.m.
Monday, Sept. 17 Mutual 15
Administration 1 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 18 Mutual 14
Conference Room B 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 19 Mutual 5
Conference Room B 9 a.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 19 Mutual 7
Administration 1 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 20 Mutual 2
Administration 9 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 20 Mutual 11
Clubhouse 3, Room 9 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 21 GRF/Mutual Roundtable
Administration 1 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 24 Mutual 8
Conference Room B 9 a.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 26 Mutual 10
Administration 9 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 27 Mutual 1
Administration 9 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 28 Mutual 6
Administration 9:30 a.m.
GRF Board of Directors Meetings
Golden Rain Foundation committee and board meetings are open to Leisure World residents. Conference Room B is located downstairs in Building 5. The Administration Conference Room is upstairs in the Administration Building. The following is a tentative schedule of meetings on the Golden Rain Foundation master calendar, maintained by Administration:
Thursday, Sept. 6 Recreation Committee
Administration 1 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 7 GRF Board Of Directors (special)/
Executive Session
Administration 1 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 10 Mutual Administration Committee
Administration 1 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 11 Management Services Review Ad Hoc
Administration 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 12 Security, Bus & Traffic Committee
Administration 1 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 13 Communications Committee
Administration 1 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 14 Executive Committee
Administration 1 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 17 Finance Committee
Administration 9 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 18 Information Technology Committee
Administration 1 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 21 GRF/Mutual Roundtable
Administration 1 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 25 GRF Board of Directors
Clubhouse 4 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 26 Architectural Design Review Committee
Administration 1 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 27 Service Maintenance Committee
Administration 1 p.m.
AGENDA
SPECIAL GOLDEN RAIN FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Administration Conference Room
Friday, September 7 – 1:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance
2. Roll Call
3. Announcements
4. Shareholder/Member Comments
Note: Foundation Shareholder/Members are permitted to make comments before the meeting business of the Board begins. The Open Meeting Act allows boards of directors to establish reasonable time limits for the open forum and for speakers to address the board. (Civ. Code §4925(b).) Time limits, per speaker, are limited to:
• 4 minute limit per speaker, when there are no more than 15 speakers
• 3 minute limit per speaker, 16 – 25 speakers
• 2 minute limit per speaker, over 26 speakers
5. New Business
a. Exterior Painting of Medical Center Building
6. Board Member Comments
7. Adjournment to Executive Session meeting of the GRF Board of
Directors
NOTE: This meeting is closed to Shareholders/Members, per Civil Code §4935
a. Approval of Executive Session Minutes
b. Legal
c. Contracts
d. Member Disciplinary Actions
e. Personnel
8. Adjournment
HHUG collecting items for homeless
Hearts and Hand United in Giving (HHUG), a local non-profit, donates clean used towels and washcloths, new disposable razors, toothbrushes, travel size shampoos, lotions, bath soaps and toothpaste to the Long Beach Multi-Service Center that provides a variety of services to homeless men, women and families in the community.
HHUG makes two deliveries every month.
If you have any of these items to donate, call Susan Hopewell at 430-6044 or Linda Neer at 430-3214 for pick up or leave on porch, Mutual 6, 1320 Mayfield Road, 62-A or Mutual 2, 1503 Merion Way, 48-A.

 

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RELIGION

REDEEMER LUTHERAN
Guest preacher and missionary Karen Merkel will use “God’s Work, Our Hands” as her sermon topic Sunday, Sept. 9, at Redeemer Lutheran Church. She will use Mark 7:24-37 as the text.
Following the service from noon-2:30 p.m. members will be available in front of the church to collect food items for the Orange County Food Bank and accept cash gifts for the Seal Beach Animal Shelter.
Maria Swift oversees the ushers.
The choir will sing “Open Your Ears, O Faithful People.”
Altar flowers will be provided by Ron and Linda Robertson in honor of their granddaughters, Jocelyn and Charelene and in honor of Grandparents Day.
The Sunday service with Holy Communion begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by a coffee hour in the Fellowship Hall.
Pastor Lynda Elmer leads the Bible study group on Wednesday, Sept.12, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. The class is open to everyone.
The Interfaith Council meets at 4 p.m. on on Tuesday, Sept. 11, in the conference room.
Website is available at www.redeemerlutheransealbeach.com.
Assembly of God
The Romeo and Juliet luncheons put on by Assembly of God Church will resume on Wednesday, Sept. 12.
Members will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Denny’s Restaurant for a “no-host” lunch and fellowship. All are invited to attend.
The weekly Bible Study will be held at 10 a.m. in Clubhouse 3, Room 7. Pastor Sam Pawlak will continue the study from the second chapter of Ephesians. Workbooks are available for $2.
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The congregation and visitors will meet on Sunday, Sept. 9, in Clubhouse 3, Room 2, at 10:30 a.m. for worship, praise and a message.
Pastor Sam will bring the second in a series titled, “The Be Happy Attitudes.”
Denise Smith will lead worship and Diana Mushagian will discuss the church family’s meetings.
The hymn sing begins at 6 p.m. in Clubhouse 3. Pastor Valery Pawlak Dierdorf will minister with special music.
It will be her final apperance at the LW church before returning home to Florida.
After congregational songs led by Associate Pastor Dan Ballinger and special music, Pastor Sam will close with a brief devotion.
Fellowship time follows.
Prayer meetings are held at 10 a.m. and 5:15 p.m.
CONGREGATION SHOLOM
Services at Congregation Sholom will be held at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, in Clubhouse 3, Room 9. An Oneg Shabbat will follow.
On Saturday, Sept. 8, a bagel and cream cheese breakfast is planned at 9 a.m. in Clubhouse 3, Room 9.
It will be followed by Shabbat services from 9:30 a.m.-noon, then a dairy/potluck Kiddush lunch and study from noon-1:15 p.m.
Selichot services will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Clubhouse 3 lobby.
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The walking group leaves Clubhouse 3 (in front of the lobby) at 6:30 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays.
For more information call 331-3949.
Rabbi Chaim Singer-Frankes will lead the High Holiday Services. A fully ordained rabbi, he is also a full-time hospice chaplain.
The rabbi will be joined on the bimah by Cantor Marla Barugel, whose voice has delighted congregations from coast to coast.
The High Holiday schedule:
Erev Rosh Hashanah, Sunday Sept. 9, 7-8:15 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah(Day 1), Monday, Sept. 10, 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah(Day 2), Tuesday, Sept 11, 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Erev Shabbat Shuvah, Friday, Sept. 14, 7-8:15 p.m.
Shabbat Shuvah, Saturday, Sept. 15, 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Kol Nidre, Tuesday Sept. 18, 6:30-8:15 p.m.
Yom Kippur, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 9:30 a.m-7:15 p.m.
Succot (Day 1), Monday, Sept. 9, 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Succot (Day 2), Tuesday, Sept. 25, 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Shemini Atzeret, Monday, Oct. 1, 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Simhat Torah, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 9:30 a.m.
To provide a ride to services or to get one, call Jeff Sacks at (714) 642-0122 or Maria Bogart at 594-4362.
BEIT HALEV
Beit HaLev’s Shabbat services are livestreamed at 6 p.m. on Fridays and 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays.
The Torah part for the week is Nitzavim, Deuteronomy 29:9- 30:20.
Services can be accessed on Livestream.com/Galityomtov and on Facebook.com/galityomtov.
All services are conducted by Rabbi Galit Levy-Slater.
The Jewish High Holy Days begin Sept. 9. To attend High Holy Day services with Beit HaLev, contact Rabbi Levy-Slater at 715-0888 or duets@icloud.com.
All residents are welcome to celebrate the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah 5779.
Schedules:
Sunday, Sept. 9, 6 p.m., Clubhouse 3, Room 2; Monday, Sept. 10, 10 a.m., Clubhouse 3, Room 8 and Tuesday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m., Clubhouse 3, Room 8.
Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, begins with the Kol Nidre service on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 6 p.m. in Clubhouse 3, Room 2.
The service on Sept. 19 begins at 10 a.m. in Clubhouse 3, Room 8.
All residents of Leisure World are welcome at any or all services. Membership with Beit HaLev is not required, nor is there a fee.
Beginning Hebrew classes are suspended during the High Holy Days and resume in October.
For information about classes and/or services, contact Rabbi Levy-Slater.
HOLY FAMILY
Holy Family Catholic Church, located at 13900 Church Place next to the St. Andrews Gate, will celebrate the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time on Sept. 9.
The readings:
First Reading: Isaiah, 35:4-7A; Responsorial Psalm: 146:6-7, 8-9, 9-10; Second Reading: James, 2:1-5; Alleluia: Matthew, 4:23; Gospel: Mark, 7:31-37.
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The Anointing of the Sick Mass will be celebrated at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8.
It can be received by those awaiting major surgery and the chronically ill and elderly.
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The church celebrates Sunday Mass at 8 and 10 a.m. and at noon; the Vigil Mass is at 5 p.m., Saturday; daily Mass is at 8:30 a.m., Monday-Saturday.
Confessions are on Saturdays and Holy Days from 4-4:45 p.m. and on the first Fridays at 9:15 a.m. A Bible study group meets Tuesdays from 10-11 a.m. at the Parish rectory.
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The Women and Men of Grace Prayer Group meets Wednesdays from 10:30-11:45 a.m. at the Parish rectory.
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Say the Rosary and Divine Mercy every Monday and Thursday at 3 p.m.
For more information, including the weekly bulletin, current and upcoming activities and suggested reading material, visit the church’s website at www.holyfamilysb.com.
COMMUNITY CHURCH
Community Church has participated in the Ralph’s Community Contribution Program for many years.
Once enrolled, every purchase made using the Ralph’s Rewards Card automatically earns a rebate.
For those currently registered, it’s time to re-register to continue earning rebates.
Non-members of Community Church are encouraged to see their purchases benefit its ministries.
To register online, go to www.ralph.com, using the name Leisure World Community Church or call Ralph’s Customer service at (800) 443-4438.
Contact the church office if assistance is needed.
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On Sunday, Sept. 9, Rev. Johan Dodge will continue the five-part series, “Finding Balance.”
He will preach on the topic, “More Welcoming” from James 2:1-17.
Worship services begin at 9:50 a.m., followed by coffee and refreshments in Edgar Hall.
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Bible Study, led by Joy Reed, meets every Sunday at 5 p.m. in the Fireside Room.
FIRST CHRISTIAN
First Christian Church is celebrating the beginning of its second month of Saturday evening services this week.
Each week, new people of all ages are welcomed.
The Saturday service begins at 5:15 p.m. The Hospitality Room opens at 4:30 p.m.
Elder Jack Frost will teach Bible study from Exodus at 9 a.m. Sunday.
At 9:30 a.m., the hospitality room opens for fellowship and light refreshments with Carol Speake and Sue Kaminski as co-hostesses.
Pastor Bruce Humes begins the worship service at 10:15 a.m. with praise, prayer and Scripture.
That will be followed by Margaret Humes leading the hymns: “America, the Beautiful,” “God of Our Fathers” and “Battle Hymn of the Republic.”
The Communion hymn will be “Glory To His Name.”
The choir, under the direction of Anita Ragole, will sing “Sweet, Sweet Spirit.”
Pastor Phil O’Malley will present the Communion meditation and service.
For the offertory, the Praise Team will sing “America.”
Pastor Gene Cherryholmes will sing, “God Of Our Fathers,” followed by Pam O’Malley who will read Ephesians, 6:10-12.
Pastor Gene’s message will be “Evil Surrounds Us,” based on Ephesians 6:10-12.
Service time is 10:15 a.m.
The Hospitality Room opens 45 minutes before each service for fellowship and light refreshments.
Prayer and verse-by-verse Bible studies during the week are held on Tuesdays with Pastor Humes and Thursdays with Pastor Cherryholmes, both at 9:30 a.m.
Hearing enhancements are available at all church functions. Call the church Monday or Friday at 431-8810, between 9-11 a.m., for more information.
FAITH CHRISTIAN
This month Pastor Gwyn Vaughn is teaching a series on Sharing Your Faith that continues at the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, Sept. 9.
His Scriptural reference will be Peter 3:15.
There is much to learn about this vital commission that Jesus gave to the church at His ascension.
Tuesday is Faith Fellowship time at 11 a.m. in the Garden Room and Midweek Bible study taught by Pastor Sheri Leming is every Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Garden Room.
To receive a free newsletter and for more information on the church, call 598-9010 or visit www.FCAchurch.net.
LW BAPTIST
MEMBERS OF LEISURE WORLD BAPTIST CHURCH WILL LIFT THEIR COLLECTIVE VOICES IN PRAISE TO GOD ON SUNDAY, SEPT. 9, IN CLUBHOUSE 4.
Sunday school is from 8:40-9:10 a.m., followed by conversation and coffee from 9:20 until the service begins at 9:45 a.m.
The call to worship will be “The Steadfast Love of the Lord.”
Soloist Connie Lee brings a special in song, “In My Heart There Rings a Melody.”
The choir, directed by Darlene Harris, will present “Nearer My God to Thee.” It was reportedly played on April 14, 1912, as the Titanic was sinking.
Congregational hymns will include, “O Jesus I Have Promised,” “Make Me a Blessing” and “Something for Thee.”
Pianist Yvonne Leon will plays an offertory selection.
Pastor Rolland Coburn’s message from Joshua Chapter 9 is “Gibeon, When Sinners Sue For Peace.”
The closing Hymn will be “Only Trust Him.”
After the service, the prayer room, attended by church members, will be open for those with special needs.
The Women’s Fellowship and Bible Study meets at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, in Clubhouse 3, Room 6.
The Energizers meet at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, in Clubhouse 3, Room 1.
For more information, call 430-2920.
AGLOW INTERNATIONAL
Aglow International will hold a luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept.13, at Mimi’s Cafe, 6670 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach.
Men and women are welcome.
Reservations should be made by Sept. 10 by calling 631-7291.
Television and radio broadcasters fight for viewers and listeners on an hourly basis to sell advertising. As a result, the competition to gain a larger audience ends up spreading fear, anger and incivility as we struggle to process the disturbing news they broadcast.
Dr. Porath goes on to recommend, “Next time you witness or are a victim of rudeness, reprogram your mind by purposefully exposing yourself to something more positive. Talk to a friendly civil colleague for a few minutes.
Read an inspiring story, an uplifting example of human generosity, or an email that evokes a spirit of kindness. These activities don’t merely serve as a kind of balm; they inoculate you against the “virus of incivility.”
When considering how each of us can counteract incivility in our thoughts and actions, remember the sage advice of Henry James, “Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind, the second is to be kind, and the third is to be kind.”

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SPORTS & GAMES

REDEEMER LUTHERAN
Guest preacher and missionary Karen Merkel will use “God’s Work, Our Hands” as her sermon topic Sunday, Sept. 9, at Redeemer Lutheran Church. She will use Mark 7:24-37 as the text.
Following the service from noon-2:30 p.m. members will be available in front of the church to collect food items for the Orange County Food Bank and accept cash gifts for the Seal Beach Animal Shelter.
Maria Swift oversees the ushers.
The choir will sing “Open Your Ears, O Faithful People.”
Altar flowers will be provided by Ron and Linda Robertson in honor of their granddaughters, Jocelyn and Charelene and in honor of Grandparents Day.
The Sunday service with Holy Communion begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by a coffee hour in the Fellowship Hall.
Pastor Lynda Elmer leads the Bible study group on Wednesday, Sept.12, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. The class is open to everyone.
The Interfaith Council meets at 4 p.m. on on Tuesday, Sept. 11, in the conference room.
Website is available at www.redeemerlutheransealbeach.com.
Assembly of God
The Romeo and Juliet luncheons put on by Assembly of God Church will resume on Wednesday, Sept. 12.
Members will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Denny’s Restaurant for a “no-host” lunch and fellowship. All are invited to attend.
The weekly Bible Study will be held at 10 a.m. in Clubhouse 3, Room 7. Pastor Sam Pawlak will continue the study from the second chapter of Ephesians. Workbooks are available for $2.
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The congregation and visitors will meet on Sunday, Sept. 9, in Clubhouse 3, Room 2, at 10:30 a.m. for worship, praise and a message.
Pastor Sam will bring the second in a series titled, “The Be Happy Attitudes.”
Denise Smith will lead worship and Diana Mushagian will discuss the church family’s meetings.
The hymn sing begins at 6 p.m. in Clubhouse 3. Pastor Valery Pawlak Dierdorf will minister with special music.
It will be her final apperance at the LW church before returning home to Florida.
After congregational songs led by Associate Pastor Dan Ballinger and special music, Pastor Sam will close with a brief devotion.
Fellowship time follows.
Prayer meetings are held at 10 a.m. and 5:15 p.m.
CONGREGATION SHOLOM
Services at Congregation Sholom will be held at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, in Clubhouse 3, Room 9. An Oneg Shabbat will follow.
On Saturday, Sept. 8, a bagel and cream cheese breakfast is planned at 9 a.m. in Clubhouse 3, Room 9.
It will be followed by Shabbat services from 9:30 a.m.-noon, then a dairy/potluck Kiddush lunch and study from noon-1:15 p.m.
Selichot services will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Clubhouse 3 lobby.
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The walking group leaves Clubhouse 3 (in front of the lobby) at 6:30 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays.
For more information call 331-3949.
Rabbi Chaim Singer-Frankes will lead the High Holiday Services. A fully ordained rabbi, he is also a full-time hospice chaplain.
The rabbi will be joined on the bimah by Cantor Marla Barugel, whose voice has delighted congregations from coast to coast.
The High Holiday schedule:
Erev Rosh Hashanah, Sunday Sept. 9, 7-8:15 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah(Day 1), Monday, Sept. 10, 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah(Day 2), Tuesday, Sept 11, 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Erev Shabbat Shuvah, Friday, Sept. 14, 7-8:15 p.m.
Shabbat Shuvah, Saturday, Sept. 15, 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Kol Nidre, Tuesday Sept. 18, 6:30-8:15 p.m.
Yom Kippur, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 9:30 a.m-7:15 p.m.
Succot (Day 1), Monday, Sept. 9, 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Succot (Day 2), Tuesday, Sept. 25, 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Shemini Atzeret, Monday, Oct. 1, 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Simhat Torah, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 9:30 a.m.
To provide a ride to services or to get one, call Jeff Sacks at (714) 642-0122 or Maria Bogart at 594-4362.
BEIT HALEV
Beit HaLev’s Shabbat services are livestreamed at 6 p.m. on Fridays and 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays.
The Torah part for the week is Nitzavim, Deuteronomy 29:9- 30:20.
Services can be accessed on Livestream.com/Galityomtov and on Facebook.com/galityomtov.
All services are conducted by Rabbi Galit Levy-Slater.
The Jewish High Holy Days begin Sept. 9. To attend High Holy Day services with Beit HaLev, contact Rabbi Levy-Slater at 715-0888 or duets@icloud.com.
All residents are welcome to celebrate the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah 5779.
Schedules:
Sunday, Sept. 9, 6 p.m., Clubhouse 3, Room 2; Monday, Sept. 10, 10 a.m., Clubhouse 3, Room 8 and Tuesday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m., Clubhouse 3, Room 8.
Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, begins with the Kol Nidre service on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 6 p.m. in Clubhouse 3, Room 2.
The service on Sept. 19 begins at 10 a.m. in Clubhouse 3, Room 8.
All residents of Leisure World are welcome at any or all services. Membership with Beit HaLev is not required, nor is there a fee.
Beginning Hebrew classes are suspended during the High Holy Days and resume in October.
For information about classes and/or services, contact Rabbi Levy-Slater.
HOLY FAMILY
Holy Family Catholic Church, located at 13900 Church Place next to the St. Andrews Gate, will celebrate the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time on Sept. 9.
The readings:
First Reading: Isaiah, 35:4-7A; Responsorial Psalm: 146:6-7, 8-9, 9-10; Second Reading: James, 2:1-5; Alleluia: Matthew, 4:23; Gospel: Mark, 7:31-37.
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The Anointing of the Sick Mass will be celebrated at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8.
It can be received by those awaiting major surgery and the chronically ill and elderly.
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The church celebrates Sunday Mass at 8 and 10 a.m. and at noon; the Vigil Mass is at 5 p.m., Saturday; daily Mass is at 8:30 a.m., Monday-Saturday.
Confessions are on Saturdays and Holy Days from 4-4:45 p.m. and on the first Fridays at 9:15 a.m. A Bible study group meets Tuesdays from 10-11 a.m. at the Parish rectory.
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The Women and Men of Grace Prayer Group meets Wednesdays from 10:30-11:45 a.m. at the Parish rectory.
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Say the Rosary and Divine Mercy every Monday and Thursday at 3 p.m.
For more information, including the weekly bulletin, current and upcoming activities and suggested reading material, visit the church’s website at www.holyfamilysb.com.
COMMUNITY CHURCH
Community Church has participated in the Ralph’s Community Contribution Program for many years.
Once enrolled, every purchase made using the Ralph’s Rewards Card automatically earns a rebate.
For those currently registered, it’s time to re-register to continue earning rebates.
Non-members of Community Church are encouraged to see their purchases benefit its ministries.
To register online, go to www.ralph.com, using the name Leisure World Community Church or call Ralph’s Customer service at (800) 443-4438.
Contact the church office if assistance is needed.
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On Sunday, Sept. 9, Rev. Johan Dodge will continue the five-part series, “Finding Balance.”
He will preach on the topic, “More Welcoming” from James 2:1-17.
Worship services begin at 9:50 a.m., followed by coffee and refreshments in Edgar Hall.
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Bible Study, led by Joy Reed, meets every Sunday at 5 p.m. in the Fireside Room.
FIRST CHRISTIAN
First Christian Church is celebrating the beginning of its second month of Saturday evening services this week.
Each week, new people of all ages are welcomed.
The Saturday service begins at 5:15 p.m. The Hospitality Room opens at 4:30 p.m.
Elder Jack Frost will teach Bible study from Exodus at 9 a.m. Sunday.
At 9:30 a.m., the hospitality room opens for fellowship and light refreshments with Carol Speake and Sue Kaminski as co-hostesses.
Pastor Bruce Humes begins the worship service at 10:15 a.m. with praise, prayer and Scripture.
That will be followed by Margaret Humes leading the hymns: “America, the Beautiful,” “God of Our Fathers” and “Battle Hymn of the Republic.”
The Communion hymn will be “Glory To His Name.”
The choir, under the direction of Anita Ragole, will sing “Sweet, Sweet Spirit.”
Pastor Phil O’Malley will present the Communion meditation and service.
For the offertory, the Praise Team will sing “America.”
Pastor Gene Cherryholmes will sing, “God Of Our Fathers,” followed by Pam O’Malley who will read Ephesians, 6:10-12.
Pastor Gene’s message will be “Evil Surrounds Us,” based on Ephesians 6:10-12.
Service time is 10:15 a.m.
The Hospitality Room opens 45 minutes before each service for fellowship and light refreshments.
Prayer and verse-by-verse Bible studies during the week are held on Tuesdays with Pastor Humes and Thursdays with Pastor Cherryholmes, both at 9:30 a.m.
Hearing enhancements are available at all church functions. Call the church Monday or Friday at 431-8810, between 9-11 a.m., for more information.
FAITH CHRISTIAN
This month Pastor Gwyn Vaughn is teaching a series on Sharing Your Faith that continues at the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, Sept. 9.
His Scriptural reference will be Peter 3:15.
There is much to learn about this vital commission that Jesus gave to the church at His ascension.
Tuesday is Faith Fellowship time at 11 a.m. in the Garden Room and Midweek Bible study taught by Pastor Sheri Leming is every Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Garden Room.
To receive a free newsletter and for more information on the church, call 598-9010 or visit www.FCAchurch.net.
LW BAPTIST
MEMBERS OF LEISURE WORLD BAPTIST CHURCH WILL LIFT THEIR COLLECTIVE VOICES IN PRAISE TO GOD ON SUNDAY, SEPT. 9, IN CLUBHOUSE 4.
Sunday school is from 8:40-9:10 a.m., followed by conversation and coffee from 9:20 until the service begins at 9:45 a.m.
The call to worship will be “The Steadfast Love of the Lord.”
Soloist Connie Lee brings a special in song, “In My Heart There Rings a Melody.”
The choir, directed by Darlene Harris, will present “Nearer My God to Thee.” It was reportedly played on April 14, 1912, as the Titanic was sinking.
Congregational hymns will include, “O Jesus I Have Promised,” “Make Me a Blessing” and “Something for Thee.”
Pianist Yvonne Leon will plays an offertory selection.
Pastor Rolland Coburn’s message from Joshua Chapter 9 is “Gibeon, When Sinners Sue For Peace.”
The closing Hymn will be “Only Trust Him.”
After the service, the prayer room, attended by church members, will be open for those with special needs.
The Women’s Fellowship and Bible Study meets at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, in Clubhouse 3, Room 6.
The Energizers meet at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, in Clubhouse 3, Room 1.
For more information, call 430-2920.
AGLOW INTERNATIONAL
Aglow International will hold a luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept.13, at Mimi’s Cafe, 6670 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach.
Men and women are welcome.
Reservations should be made by Sept. 10 by calling 631-7291.
Television and radio broadcasters fight for viewers and listeners on an hourly basis to sell advertising. As a result, the competition to gain a larger audience ends up spreading fear, anger and incivility as we struggle to process the disturbing news they broadcast.
Dr. Porath goes on to recommend, “Next time you witness or are a victim of rudeness, reprogram your mind by purposefully exposing yourself to something more positive. Talk to a friendly civil colleague for a few minutes.
Read an inspiring story, an uplifting example of human generosity, or an email that evokes a spirit of kindness. These activities don’t merely serve as a kind of balm; they inoculate you against the “virus of incivility.”
When considering how each of us can counteract incivility in our thoughts and actions, remember the sage advice of Henry James, “Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind, the second is to be kind, and the third is to be kind.”

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Weekly health, exercise classes
Pilates
Chair classes meet from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursdays upstairs in Clubhouse 6. The cost is $5 a class. Instruction includes seated and standing exercises.
Mat classes meet Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Clubhouse 6, Room C. Those who attend should bring a mat. All other equipment will be provided.
For additional information, call Susan Hopewell, 430-6044, or Linda Neer, 430-3214.
Feeling Good Exercise
Move to the music from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Mondays in Clubhouse 1, with Sarah Grusmark and Thursdays with Katie Sellards.
The fee is $3 a class. People of all fitness levels are welcome. For more information, call Cathleen Walters at 598-9149.
Stick, Qigong, Tai Chi Club
Stick exercises, qigong and tai chi chih classes are held from 9:15-11 a.m. on Tuesdays in Clubhouse 3, Room 1.
For more information, call Joann Mullens at 596-3936.
Chair Exercise
Classes are offered from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays in Clubhouse 1. Classes are for men and women at all fitness levels.
For more information, call 493-7063.
Yoga
Classes are offered Tuesdays at 10 a.m. in the Clubhouse 4 Lobby,
Thursdays at 10 a.m. in Clubhouse 3, Room 1; and Saturdays, 10 a.m. in Clubhouse 3, Room 2. The fee is $5 per session.
For more information, call Connie Adkins at 506-5063.
Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi
Classes are offered from 9:30-11 a.m. on Saturdays upstairs in Clubhouse 6. Paul Pridanonda teaches students to free the mind and spirit using laughter and slow and steady flow of tai chi movements.
For more information, call 430-7143.
Beginning Yoga
Classes are offered from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Wednesdays in Clubhouse 3, Room 6, and at the same time on Fridays in Clubhouse 3, Room 7. Bring mats. The fee is $5 a class.
For more information, call Patti Endly at 430-7291.
Monday Intermediate Yoga
Classes are offered each week from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Clubhouse 4, Section C; fee: $5 per session.
For more information, call Pat Castaneda at 225-0273.
Movement for Medical Qigong
Qigong classes are held from 9-10 a.m. on Thursdays in Clubhouse 3, Room 2, except today, the fourth Thursday of the month, when the class is held in Clubhouse 3, Room 9, also from 9-10 a.m.
For more information, call Catherine Milliot at 760-4545.
Fitness Fusion Upper/Lower Body Strength and Yoga
Classes are offered from 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Clubhouse 6, top floor.
Attendance both days is not necessary. The fee is $4 a class when paying by the month, or $5 for those who do not attend on a regular basis. The trainer leads warm-ups, light weight-lifting and standing yoga poses for improved balance.
For more information, call Marion Higgins at 296-8328.
Ageless Grace
The eight-week chair-based exercise program, which addresses 21 specific aging factors, has resumed weekly classes at 4:30 p.m. on Mondays, upstairs in Clubhouse 6.
Since the exercises are practiced in a chair, they are suitable for everyone. To participate, drop in anytime for $5 per session or pay $30 for all eight sessions.
For more information, call Carol Costello at 596-3927.
Leisure Leggers
The Leisure Leggers, the walking and running club, meets at 8 a.m., Mondays, in front of Clubhouse 6 for a 30-to-60-minute walk and to train for local races.
For more information, call Tom Pontac, president, at 304-0880.
Wellness Club
Leisure World Wellness Club will meet at 2 p.m. on Sept. 18. in Clubhouse 3, Room 4. The topic will be “Finding Enjoyable Physical Activity.” LWWC meets the first and third Tuesday of each month. with varied health-related professional speakers and captivating topics.
For more information, contact Mark Harrington at mark_harrington_24@hotmail.com, 889-9101, and/or Charla Gae at charlasong@yahoo.com, 446-0005.
Wa-Rite Club
Kathy Rose was the Wa-Rite Club’s top loser of the week after dropping six pounds. She credited a lot of walking to her success.
The announcement was made at the club’s meeting on Aug. 31.
Rose has a pedometer and increased her walking steps to 13,000 a day. She also chews her food well, like the club song reminds members to do.
Other top achievements were made by Belen Smith, master of goal weight and Sherry Ginsberg who received her doctor of goal weight award.
Many members struggle daily with the decisions to eat healthy or grab what they think they crave.
The constant reminders and information about nutrition in the class has helped the women make better choices.
Members are in this together, and there is great understanding within the group. When one reaches her goal and receives a certificate, it’s a huge accomplishment.
Food for Thought this week: Practice saying no to overeating. If you are full, the answer to the question must be, “should I eat that?”
Wa-Rite is a support group for women needing to lose 10 pounds or more. Members meet from 9-10 a.m. on Fridays in Clubhouse 3, Room. 1
Weigh-ins are from 7:45-8:45. Annual dues are $10.
To join or visit a meeting call Diana Goins,membership chair, at 760-1293.
– Margaret Humes
Senior Meals
Seal Beach Community Services, in cooperation with Community Senior Serv, offers a weekly hot meals program at the North Seal Beach Community Center, 3333 St. Cloud Dr. The center is open from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday. Lunch is served weekdays at 11:15 a.m. Arrive by 11 a.m. to check in at the front desk. Reservations are not needed. Sugar-free desserts offered on request. Suggested donation, $3 for seniors 60 and older; $5 for all others. For more information, call 430-6079.
The Los Alamitos senior lunch and bread program offers the same menu from 11:15-11:30 a.m., Monday-Friday, at the Los Alamitos Youth Center, 10909 Oak St. Suggested donation: $3-$5 for seniors, $5 for people 59 or younger. For reservations, call 430-1073, ext. 526. The month’s menu is posted on bulletin boards in each clubhouse.
Monday, Sept. 10: Roast turkey, mashed potatoes, broccoli/cauliflower, cranberry sauce, wheat dinner roll, tropical fruit mix, orange juice.
Tuesday, Sept. 11: Braised beef with peppers and onion sauce, brown rice, carrots, Mandarin orange.
Wednesday, Sept. 12: Egg drop soup with salt-free crackers, Asian chicken salad with red peppers, carrots, broccoli, Asian dressing, gelatin salad, diet and regular oatmeal cookie.
Thursday, Sept. 13: Baked ziti, garden mixed salad with Italian dressing, vegetable blend breadsticks, diet and regular chocolate pudding.
Friday, Sept. 14: Chili con carne on baked potato, California salad condiments (shredded cheese and chopped onions) fresh fruit.
Meals on Wheels, Long Beach
Meals on Wheels of Long Beach, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community service organization that delivers a variety of freshly prepared meals to homebound and active Leisure World shareholders. The discounted daily fee is $8.25 for a complete hot dinner, lunch consisting of a large salad or sandwich with a small side salad, dessert and carton of low-fat milk. Meals with a “friendly visit” are delivered weekdays between between 10:30 a.m-12:30 p.m. To start a new client application online at www.mowlb.org or call Caron Adler at (562) 433-0232.
Monday, Sept. 10: Stuffed bell pepper, barley rice and mushroom pilaf, peas and corn, chocolate cake, egg salad sandwich with lettuce and tomato, homemade potato salad.
Tuesday, Sept. 11: Roasted turkey with sage gravy, herb stuffing, zucchini and tomatoes, fresh banana, Greek chicken salad with tomato, olives, cucumber, feta cheese, vinaigrette dressing and crackers.
Wednesday, Sept. 12: Beef Stroganoff, seasoned egg noodles, seasoned green beans, oatmeal cookies, ham, turkey and cheese deli sandwich with lettuce, tomato, and pickle, tri-color coleslaw.
Thursday, Sept. 13: Chili relleno casserole, Spanish rice, seasoned Brussels sprouts, fresh cantaloupe chunks, tuna salad sandwich with lettuce and tomato, carrot and raisin salad.
Friday, Sept. 14: Chicken Tetrazinni, garlic and chive mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, arroz con leche, turkey and ham Cobb salad with/ egg, tomato, bacon with blue cheese dressing, crackers.
Laugh Program
Bev Bender will bring her laughter program to the Health Care Center at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12.
Laughter is the best medicine with only positive side effects.
Those who attend will do laughter exercises to make them more energetic. The program is guaranteed to be uplifting.
“It’s fun, free and non-fattening,” said Bender.
All residents are invited to attend and bring a friend.
For more information, call Bender at 594-9148

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ARTS & LEISURE

Arts 09-06-18
LW Dance Classes and Clubs
The following is a partial list of dance classes and clubs available in Leisure World:
•A Time to Dance Club by Joseph: Ballroom dance group lessons are held the second and fourth Thursdays in Clubhouse 3, Room 2. Waltz is taught from 6:30-7:30 p.m.; tango, 7:30-8:30 p.m.; $5 per session. Singles and couple are welcome. For information, call (559) 403-8974.
•Ballet: A one-hour class is held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays in Clubhouse 6, second floor. No experience is necessary. Men and women, including beginners, are welcome. Classes, $3, are taught by Mel Lockett. For more information, call Lynn R. Heath, 296-5588.
•Dance Club: Ballroom and social dance classes are held on Wednesdays in Clubhouse 6, Room C. Beginning/intermediate waltz is taught from 7:15-8:15 p.m. and intermediate rumba is taught from 8:15-9:15 p.m. The cost is $6 per class or $10 for both classes. Singles and couples are welcome. Dancers rotate. For information, call veteran dance instructor Jeremy Pierson, 999-1269.
Tap dance classes are held on Thursdays in the Theater Club studio. Beginner tap dance class is from 8:30-9:30 a.m.; advanced, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Longtime tap dancer Joyce Basch instructs. All levels are welcome; no experience is necessary; $5 per class. For more information, contact Basch, 598-1988 or joycebasch@verizon.net. Write “tap” in the subject line.
•Dancing Feet Club: Ballroom and line dancing are held in Clubhouse 2 on the fourth Sunday of the month from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Doors open at 6. Admission is free. Guests may bring drinks and snacks. The club holds free line dance lessons and practices in Clubhouse 6 Thursdays from 7-9 p.m., and on the first, third and fifth Sundays from 4:30-6 p.m. For more information, call Ed Bolos at (551) 998-4223.
•Flowering Step Line Dance: Free classes are held at 10 a.m. on Mondays and the third Tuesday of the month in Clubhouse 2. Young-Ah Ko is the instructor. For more information, call (310) 658-0379 or 296-8068.
•Fun Exercise Line Dance Club: Intermediate line dance meets from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Wednesdays in Clubhouse 6, Room C; membership, $10 a year. For information, call Suzanne Ahn, 810-1614.
•Grapevine Line Dance: Free line dance classes for all levels on Thursdays from 3-5 p.m., Clubhouse 6, Room C; more advanced dancers attend the Friday class (taught at a faster pace) from 1-3 p.m. in the lobby of Clubhouse 3. Newcomers need general knowledge of line dance and basic dance steps. For more information, inquire in classes.
•Hui O Hula: Beginners meet on Mondays from 10-11:15 a.m., upstairs in Clubhouse 6, followed by an intermediate and advanced class. The Tuesday class starts at 1:15 p.m. upstairs in Clubhouse 6. All levels are welcome. For more information, call 252-9676 or email jojo@huiohula.com.
•Joyful Line Dance Club: Get exercise and learn line dances from 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays, in the lobby of Clubhouse 3. Beginners dance from 2:30-3 p.m.; intermediates, 3-4:30 p.m. Members dance to popular favorites at the beginning and learn newer dances in the last hour. Takako Mitchell is the instructor. For more information, call Anna Derby, 301-5339.
•Leisure Time Dancers: Texas Two Step and Latin Cha Cha will be taught on Mondays in Clubhouse 6. The two-step, a casual, easy country dance, starts at 2 p.m.; and the upbeat Latin cha cha, at 3 p.m. Singles and couples are welcome; dancers rotate. Cost is $6 for one hour; $10 for two hours. For more information, call instructor Richard Sharrard at 434-6334.
•Leisure World Cloggers: Advanced and intermediate students meet at 8:30 a.m. and beginners at 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays, on the Amphitheater stage. For more information, call 598-9974.
•Leisure Whirlers Square and Round Dance Club: The club hosts themed dances with a potluck on the first Friday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in Clubhouse 4. Singles and couples are welcome. Cost is $7 per person. For more information, call Lenore Velky at 237-2682.
•Saturday Morning Dance Club: Waltz is taught from 9-10 a.m.; rumba, from 10-11 a.m., Saturdays, in Clubhouse 1; Candi Davis; instructor; dancers rotate. Sessions are $5.
•Suede Sole Dancers: The group meets at 6 p.m. on Sundays for a class upstairs in Clubhouse 6. Pat Erickson is the instructor.
•Velvetones Jazz Club Dance: The big band plays dance music at 6 p.m. on the first and third Sundays of the month in Clubhouse 4.
•Zumba Club: Stef Sullivan teaches the class with dance steps inspired by salsa, merengue, cha-cha, raggaeton, Cumbia, Bollywood, jazz, hip-hop and disco. Classes, $3, are held at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays, 8:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, 5 p.m. on Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. on Thursdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. on Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. on Sundays. Classes are held in Clubhouse 6, except the Thursday class, which meets in Clubhouse 3.
Community Sing
The Leisure World Community Sing will resume at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, in the lobby of Clubhouse 3.
People who would like to perform during the first half-hour of the three-minute-only Opening Acts should sign in at 6 with the leader of the evening, Ethel Carter. (Sign-ups will take place at the round tables near the piano by the big grandfather clock.)
Sing-along audience members will sit in the blue arm chairs set up in rows.
Ethel will lead group singing until 7:15, when she will introduce her half-time guest, the multi-talented pianist, “Mr. Hank” Barto.
The Recreation Department asks that everyone coming to participate wait until 6 before entering the lobby.
Community Sing leaders are eager to begin the new season. Pat Kogok will be the pianist for September. Everyone is welcome.
2018 Amphitheater Schedule
The 2018 Amphitheater Season on the big stage near Administration is now underway. Shows start at 8 p.m.
Admission is free, but bring Leisure World IDs; friends and family are welcome. Koffel’s Food Service and a Mandie’s Candies Ice Cream truck will sell food.
Minibus transportation will be available before and after shows.
Shows start at 7:30 p.m.
9/06 Paperback Writer: A Tribute to the Beatles
Sponsor: Monarch Healthcare
9/13 Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Sponsor: Monarch Healthcare
LW Chorale, Good News Singers, Performance Workshop
The Leisure World Chorale, Good News Singers and Performance Workshop will resume starting the week of Sept. 10.
The LW Chorale will meet in Clubhouse 3, Room 1 or 2, from 9-10 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays.
The Performance Workshop will meet from 10-11 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays in Clubhouse 3, Room 1 or 2, and The Good News Singers meet on Tuesdays from 9-10 a.m. in the lobby of Clubhouse 3 and on Thursdays, 9-10 a.m. in Clubhouse 3, Room 9.
Director Rhonda Sandberg will lead all the groups.
Both singing groups will rehearse music for upcoming Christmas concerts. The Chorale sings traditional, familiar Christmas carols while the Good News Singers will be learning music inspired by the Bible. Here’s everyone’s opportunity to get in the mood for the holidays, learn new music and make new friends.
The Performance Workshop gives people a chance to hone in on their talents and master the art of performing. Whether your talent is singing, reading, acting, playing an instrument, comic, juggler or dancer, stage etiquette and performance skills are coached and improved on.
Friends of the Library
The all-volunteer Friends of the Leisure World Library raises funds to support the library through the sale of donations at the adjacent Friends Bookstore.
Come and browse for bargains in books, cards, puzzles and more from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, and 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturday.
The Friends is in need of volunteers to staff the bookstore. Stop by the bookstore for details.
GRF Movie
“Battle of the Sexes,” rated PG-13, will be shown Sunday, Sept. 9, in Clubhouse 4 at 2 p.m.
The 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs became the most watched televised sports event of all time. Trapped in the media glare, King and Riggs were on opposites sides of a binary argument, but off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles.
With her husband urging her to fight for equal pay, the private King was also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, while Riggs gambled his legacy and reputation in a bid to relive the glories of his past.
Some scenes and language may offend some viewers.
Copper Enameling Class
A copper enameling class will be held at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Sept. 7, in Clubhouse 4 in the Lapidary Room of Clubhouse 4. The cost is $10 to pay for the materials to make jewelry or other small items.
Sign up in the Lapidary Room.
Joyful Line Dance Club
The Joyful Line Dance Club will have a special class from 2:30-4:30 p.m. on Sept. 12 in Clubhouse 2 to celebrate friendship between members.
There will be a potluck after the class.
A sign-up sheet will be available to track the number of people who attend.
Call Anna Derby at 301-5339 to make reservations to attend the potluck and for food suggestions, which will be based on the number of people and what others are bringing.
The class are open to all residents. Membership is not required.
For more information, call Derby.
Leisure Whirlers
The Leisure Whirlers Square and Round Dance Club will hold a dance party tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 7, in Clubhouse 4 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. The theme will be “Vacation Tee Shirt.” There will be music, dancing and a finger-food potluck. Pre-rounds are from 6:30-7 p.m. Square and round dances will be alternated from 7-9 p.m., followed by a potluck and socializing. Singles and couples are welcome.
There will be a singles rotation so everyone can dance. Cost is $7 per person. For more information, call Lenore Velky at 237-2682.
A square dance class is held on Mondays from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Experienced dancers are welcome to help support the student dancers. There is a singles rotation so everyone can dance. The class is held at the Garden Grove Women’s Club, 9501 Chapman Ave., in Garden Grove. For more information, call Mel Branham at (714) 803-0250.
Opera Club
Everyone is invited to come and watch Claude Debussy’s “Pelleas and Melisande,” Part 2, in Clubhouse 3, Room 2, on Monday, Sept. 10, at 1:30 p.m.
Club member and renowned music expert Kirk Davis will give a short review of Part 1 and share his thoughts on the mysterious story line of this opera.
The story continues with Prince Golaud becoming jealous over his half-brother Pelleas’ attentions to Melisande. He is trying to find some evidence to support his suspicions. In fact, Pelleas has decided to leave the next day to visit his dying friend Marcellus but asks Melisande to meet him at the well to say goodbye. The audience must judge whether “a kiss is just a kiss” or it justifies a murder. In any case, Prince Golaud is left a second-time father, with recriminations and remorse.
The opera is sung in French with English subtitles. Room 1 is open at 1 p.m. (but not before). No dues or fees are collected.
For further information, contact Beverly Emus, LW Opera Club president, at 296-5586 or bemus@socal.rr.com.
LW Dines Out
The GRF sponsors dinner service by Naples Rib Company and Finbars Italian Kitchen on alternate Mondays in Clubhouse 1. Naples Rib Company is in LW on the first and third Mondays of the month and will serve from 4-6 p.m. Finbars Italian Kitchen will be here on the second and fourth Mondays and will serve from from 4:30-6 p.m. There is no dine-out service on the fifth Monday.
Finbars Italian Kitchen does not require reservations.
Naples Rib Company requires reservations, which can be made by phone at 439-7427 or online at www.ribcompany.com/leisure-world-menu.asp. Reservations must be received before noon on the Monday of service. Those who book online will receive a special treat.
For specific ordering information, the menu is printed below and sent out via LW Live!, GRF’s real-time email service.
For more information on the GRF-sponsored restaurant service in LW, call the Recreation Department at 431-6586, ext. 326 or 398, or email cindym@lwsb.com.
Finbars Menu
Finbars Italian Kitchen will be in Clubhouse 1 on Sept. 10 (and every second and fourth Monday unless otherwise noted) to serve dinners that include the appetizer of the day, a green salad with a choice of dressings and three entrée options, ranging from $13-$15 (tax included). Dessert and soft drinks are available for an additional charge. Dinner service is from 4:30-6 p.m. Reservations are not required.
Sept. 10
Appetizer
Bruschetta
Roma tomatoes, basil, garlic, extra virgin olive oil; drizzled with raspberry balsamic vinaigrette on grilled Italian bread.
Entrees
Spaghetti with Meatball or Sausage, $13
Authentic slow-simmered “Sunday gravy” tomato sauce.
Chicken Marsala, $14
Tender chicken breast cutlets sauteed with mushrooms in a marsala wine sauce and demi-glaze reduction, served with pasta or rice and vegetables.
Grilled Salmon, $15
Served with pasta and vegetables or rice
GRF Weekly Dance
The Golden Rain Foundation sponsors a weekly dance on Saturdays from 7-10 p.m. in Clubhouse 1.
The American Gold Band will play rock and roll on Sept. 8.
The GRF Recreation Department asks residents and their guests to adhere to the following rules:
• Do not park on the east side of Clubhouse 1. Parking for the clubhouse is across Golden Rain Road at the golf course or on Burning Tree Lane.
• People must be out of the clubhouse no later than 10 p.m. to permit adequate time for the custodian to prepare the space for the following day.
• Only the bands can make announcements from the stage.
• Clubhouse lighting and audio-visual equipment can only be adjusted by the custodian according to the instructions they have been given.
• Everyone should sign in, either as a resident or guest. This is the only way GRF can judge the popularity of bands.
Ad Hoc Chorus
The Ad Hoc Chorus meets at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays in the lobby of Clubhouse 3. The group sings oldies, showtunes and popular ballads with professional direction and piano accompaniment.
Members are invited to try leading songs; song sheets are provided.
This is “ear music” so people do not have to be able to read music to participate. All are welcome.
Community Karaoke
Despite struggling with the sound system in Clubhouse 1, the Community Karaoke party carried on with a nice crowd and 35 singers.
There was a “soft-shoe shuffle” along with tunes by Audrey McKenzie, Leila Claudio and Tony Tupas.
Culley Eaby, Mike Breen, Frank Carr, Ellen Brannigan, Vickie Van Ert and Mila Cruz entertained with catchy tunes that people could sing along to.
Susan Kelleghan and Walt Bier’s duet of “Hello Again” was appreciated. Popular Helen Schulz and Tommy Williams were welcomed. Tony Tabora tickles everyone with his antics doing “For the Good Times.”
Rick Hering chose to do a gospel tune while Pat Kogak, Barbie May and Bob Dodson sang about girls, “Most Beautiful Girl,” “Kind of Woman” and “To All the Girls I’ve Loved Before.” The audience was serenaded by Tino Tupas, Byone Choi, Bev Adams, David Noble, Ruby Johnson, Ric Dizon, Ren Villaneauva, The Harphams and Charlie Guggino.
Karaoke parties are held every Wednesday in Clubhouse 1 at 5:30 p.m. People can practice their songs on Tuesdays in Clubhouse 6 from 1-3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy neighbors and friends.
LW Coin Club
The Leisure World Coin Club will meet at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12, in Clubhouse 3, Room 2.
Speaker Lee Crane, owner of L&C Coins in Los Alamitos, will discuss the U.S. Mint issuance of 2018 San Francisco Silver Reverse Proof Sets to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the San Francisco Mint’s production of U.S. Mint proof coinage.
Reverse proof coins feature a frosted field and a mirrored device, which appear like the negative of a black and white photograph. The specially polished blanks used in striking the coin are responsible for this effect.
Reverse proof coins are relatively new products and are often released in conjunction with special anniversaries, as people will learn from Crane, who will cover all aspects of the newly released limited edition.
The Coin Club makes an annual visit to Oak Middle School in Los Alamitos as an outreach to students to foster the fascinating hobby. The trip takes place in the spring.
Members are planning a fall trip to the San Francisco Mint to see how this year’s coins are minted, packaged and distributed around the country. The club meets monthly; all are welcome.
Video Producers
Learn how to use your cell phone or tablet to take videos from 10 a.m.-noon on Wednesdays: Beginners, second and fourth Wednesdays; general information, first and third Wednesdays.
Learn how to transfer VHS tapes to DVD and audio cassettes to discs on Tuesdays 10 a.m.-noon.
The Video Producers Club is located in Clubhouse 3, Room 12-A; free. For more information, call the VPC room at 431-6586, ext. 287.
LW Art League
Internationally recognized watercolorist Fealing Lin will visit the Art League at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, in Clubhouse 4 for a demonstration of her enormous talent. (Fealing was originally scheduled to demonstrate at the June meeting, but circumstances forced her to cancel.) Arrive early to get good seats for what promises to be an entertaining event. All are welcome.
Fealing was born in Taiwan and pursued her career in the U.S. with watercolorist and senior art historian professor Verna Wells.
With a fluidity of colors, Lin combines impressionistic strokes and semi-abstract techniques to elicit life and movement in her portrait and landscape watercolors.
Although briefly diverted from her passion by a family tradition of medicine and dentistry, Fealing ultimately abandoned her tray of instruments and high-speed drills in favor of her pallet and brushes. Now she is a teacher, demonstrator, judge and active exhibitor.
She has taught watercolor workshops throughout the U.S. and Canada. Enthusiastically embraced by the general public and private collectors alike, Fealing has won countless awards in exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad.
She is a signature member of National Watercolor Society, Watercolor West and the Missouri Watercolor Society. Her works also appear in many magazines and books, including “Watercolor Magic,” “Artist Sketch Magazine,” “International Artist Magazine,” “Best Watercolor” and “Splash” (9, 10, 11, 12, 14, Retrospective and 18). She is one of the 15 artists who have contributed to the new book “Watercolor Secrets” by North Light Books (2009).
Her self-portrait is featured on the cover. She is also internationally published in France and England by Pratique des Arts, The Arts of Watercolor and Encyclopedia of Watercolor.
Members must submit their art work for display by 6:30 p.m. The popular choice theme this month is “Landscape.” Refreshments will be available, and one of Fealing’s pieces will be the prize in the raffle.
—Steve Moore

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COMMUNITY

Community
CLUBHOUSE 2
Mission Park opens with fanfare on Monday
The long-anticipated opening of Mission Park at Clubhouse 2 will take place on Monday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Don’t be misled by the serene landscape because action is about to start.
Pickleball players will demonstrate one of the most popular sports currently among seniors on the four new multi-purpose courts provided.
Players from The Beach, aka the CSULB men’s basketball team, will be on hand to demonstrate how to throw hoops.
Avid bocce fans say you don’t have to be Italian to enjoy this sport on the newly constructed lanes.
Inside Clubhouse 2, the Gina Notrica Band will perform while GRF members and their guests dance and nosh on fare sold by Jimmy Koffel of the Taco Tuesday truck fame, starting at noon on the south side of the building.
Take advantage of the minibus service from home or park and ride from Clubhouses 1, 3, 4 or 6. A large turnout is expected and parking is limited. Check the published minibus schedule or contact 431-6586 ext. 372 for more information.
For more event information, email events@lwsb.com or contact Kathy Thayer at 431-6586, ext. 398.
GAF will have booth at City Expo
Golden Age Foundation (GAF) will participate Community Expo on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in Clubhouse 3.
The Golden Age Foundation has improved the quality of life for Leisure World shareholders through generous bequests and memorial donations. Exercise room improvements and the purchase of a handicapped accessible bus are examples of projects funded by bequests.
Services provided by GAF include the Hospitality Center, loaning out mobility aids, income tax service, document shredding, battery and light bulb recycling, exercise room equipment in Clubhouse 6, the purchase of a handicap accessible bus, bus benches, bus shelters and more.
The generous support of shareholders, clubs and organizations, and local businesses is the sole source of income.
Stop by the GAF booth to see what GAF has to offer and find out more about service programs provided for shareholders at no cost.
Become a member, find out about Ralph’s Reward program and/or purchase tickets for the upcoming gala at the booth.
GAF will raffle three gift baskets, a movie ticket basket, a house accessories basket, and bath accessories, during the Expo for those who purchase a membership, register for the Ralph’s Community program/Smile.Amazon.com, or make a donation to GAF.
The Golden Age Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization, Tax ID 501(c)(3), No. 23-7273105. Contributions are tax deductible.
For information about donating to the Golden Age Foundation, call 431-9589.
Sponsorships sought for GAF gala
Each year, the Golden Age Foundation (GAF) is privileged to host the Golden Age Gala on the third Saturday in October to raise funds and recognize its donors. This year, the gala will be on Saturday, Oct. 20, in Clubhouse 2. The theme is “Autumn Gala.”
The GAF is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) charitable organization dedicated to serving the special needs of Leisure World shareholders and residents. The Foundation was established in 1973 by members of the Board of Directors of the Golden Age Foundation.
Its purpose is to make the community a better and happier place to live. Through the generosity of individuals and organizations in Leisure World and the surrounding community, it is able to provide various programs and projects. All GAF programs are provided free to Leisure World shareholders, and are staffed entirely by volunteers. Its major income source is contributions from shareholders or from clubs and organizations.
Golden Age Foundation thanks those who help sponsor the gala each year. This year DLD Insurance Brokers, Inc., Jimmy Koffel and the Miracle-Ear Foundation have signed on to sponsor.
The GAF is seeking additional sponsors and/or co-sponsors. Platinum, gold, silver bronze sponsorships range from $500-$3,000-plus. To join this effort, contact Anna Derby, GAF president, 301-5339.
In addition to its sponsorship, Miracle-Ear’s non-profit foundation is offering a special promotion to help GAF raise funds during September and October.
Miracle Ear will donate $50 to the GAF for every Leisure World resident, age 65-plus, who gets a free hearing test at the Seal Beach clinic, just outside the St. Andrew’s Gate, and mentions the Golden Age Foundation. There is no obligations or purchase necessary. Check your hearing and help GAF in September and October only.
Call Miracle-Ear at 430-1400, to make an appointment for a free hearing test. Be sure to mention that this is for the Golden Age Foundation “Hear For Charity” drive.
The Golden Age Foundation does not endorse Miracle Ear nor does it endorse any business. The Golden Age Foundation does not have any business relationship with Miracle Ear or any other organization.
GRF RECREATION
Last opportunity to see Angels this season with LWers, friends
The Recreation Department is planning its final Leisure World Day at Angel Stadium for residents and their guests on Sept. 29. The Angels will take on the Oakland A’s. This game will be $3 more than usual as a fireworks show is included.
This will be one of the last times to see Mike Trout, one of the game’s greatest players, this season. Will Trout, the two-time American League Most Valuable Player and one of the league’s leading home run hitters, send another ball into Trout Farm and up his home run stats?
Seats are not reserved until they are paid. If accessible seating is required, it must be requested at the time of purchase and is subject to stadium availability.
Tickets are presold at the Recreation Office for $38, which includes transportation. A hot dog and beverage may be purchased for an additional $6.50. All payment forms are accepted, and purchases are non-refundable. Participants need to complete a release form, also available at the Recreation Office. The trip is selling fast, so act quickly.
For more information, contact Recreation at 431-6586, ext. 326, or email events@lwsb.com.
Rams/Raiders air on big screen
The GRF Recreation Department presents the hometown Los Angeles Rams when they take on their arch rival the Oakland Raiders on the giant Amphitheater screen with the new state-of-the art sound system on Monday, Sept. 10, at 7:20 p.m.
Enjoy dinner at Finbars in Clubhouse 1 before the game, or come with snacks
Friends and family are welcome to attend this unique experience.
SUNSHINE CLUB
Speakers lined up for September
The Sunshine Club will meet tomorrow, Sept. 7, at 10 a.m. in Clubhouse 3, Room 4.
Join the club on Friday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m.-noon in Clubhouse 2 for a special presentation by Jessica Sackman, from SilverSneakers® Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. She is a certified group exercise instructor and personal trainer. General information about the SilverSneakers Fitness benefit will be provided and eligible participants can receive SilverSneakers membership cards and specifics about participating locations.
The main purpose of the presentation is the Balance Builder Workshop. During the hour workshop, representatives will demonstrate how to improve balance with exercise. They will talk about external and internal risk factors as well as allowing participation in exercises to help build strength, balance and confidence. All those attending will receive a take home guide.
The club invites Leisure World leaders and club representatives to introduce their organizations, in addition to a wide variety of specialists from “outside the wall” who share their experiences and ideas with club members.
Other speakers lined up for September are Dr. Medhat Mikhael, from Boston Science who will speak on alternatives to opioids, Sept. 21; Paul Bristow, GRF security services director, Sept. 21; and Grant Winford, GRF transportation fleet manager, Sept. 28.
More information on guest presentations will be announced prior to the meeting.
Arrive a few minutes early to enjoy refreshments before the meeting begins at 10 a.m. and bring a mug or cup to participate in the “Save the Earth” program.
The club has frequent guest speakers to familiarize shareholders with the community and others from outside Leisure World who speak on various topics that enhance living in LW.
The club meets from 10 a.m.-noon on Friday in Clubhouse 3, Room 2 (Room 4 on the first Friday). There are no membership dues, and everyone in LW is welcome.
For more information, call Anna Derby, 301-5339
Nikkei Club
Events announced for remaining 2018
The Japanese Nikkei Club will meet Sept. 8 in Clubhouse 4, Sections A and B, from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Bento will be ordered from Sango Restaurant, cost will be $9 per person. Activities for October-December will be announced.
Following lunch, the movie, “Coming Home,” a film by Zhang Yimou and directed by Gong Li will be shown.
The film is about Lu (Chen Daoming) and Feng (Gong Li), a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a Labor Camp as a political prisoner during the cultural revolution. When Lu is released after many years in prison, he returns home only to find his wife has amnesia and remembers little of the past. A stranger in his own family, Lu is determined to awaken his wife’s memory through gentle displays of unconditional and eternal love.
On Oct. 13, a short meeting will be held in Clubhouse 4, Sections A and B from 10:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. to allow members to ask questions about the club and seek suggestions or ideas for activities for 2019. Lunch will be pizza and bingo for the rest of the afternoon. The cost is $5 per person to cover lunch and prizes to winners.
The Christmas lunch will be held on Dec. 6 at East Buffet Cafe, 12100 E. Carson St., Hawaiian Gardens, starting 11:30 a.m. The cost will be $5 per person.
For more information, call President Ben Watada, 795-9137.
ROLLIN’ THUNDER
Air, Water Day is Saturday, 9-11 a.m.
The Leisure World Rollin’ Thunder Golf Cart Club’s popular Air and Water Day will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, from 9-11 a.m. at the Pit Stop cart servicing center adjacent to the Mini Farm. Club officers changed the date from the usual schedule to accommodate folks who may be away for the Labor Day weekend. This will be the next opportunity for golf cart drivers, members or not, to have their vehicles’ battery water levels checked and filled, and their tires brought up to proper pressure. At the last A&W Day, more than 60 carts and scooters were examined and serviced. Rollin’ Thunder members perform this service as volunteers to help keep all Leisure Worlders safer and to help prevent costly repairs.
The group’s highly anticipated fish barbecue will be held beginning at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Clubhouse 1 picnic area. The potluck luncheon will feature member-caught tuna fish. The club will also provide all the tableware and ice cold bottles of water. Club members are reminded to bring generous sized side dishes.
Community
All invited to bingo Sunday
Bingo sponsored by a different club each week is played Sundays at 1:30 p.m. in Clubhouse 2. The doors open at 1. All LWers are welcome.
The games on Sunday, Sept. 9, will be hosted by the Gadabouts. Complimentary refreshments are served.
The New York Club hosts the first Sunday of the month; Gadabouts, second Sunday; St. Therese Guild of Holy Family Parish, third Sunday; and the American Legion, fourth and fifth Sundays.
MINIBUS
Orientation sessions held today
The Golden Rain Transportation Department will conduct informational meetings on using the Minibus service from 10-11:30 a.m. and 6-7 p.m. today, Sept. 6, in Clubhouse 3, Room 3.
The sessions are for shareholders who want to learn about Minibus system routes and timetables and other transportation options available in Leisure World.
“Learn the Route,” previewing the “A” route, will follow the 10 a.m. session. The ride-along is limited to the first 17 participants and takes one hour.
Bus service orientations are held on the first Thursday of every month. For more information, call Fleet Manager Grant Winford at 431-6586, ext. 372.
PAWS, CLAWS& BEAKS
Next dog walk is Monday, Sept. 10
The Paws, Claws and Beaks Club will host its next dog walk on Monday, Sept. 10.
Meet at 10 a.m. at Frank DePalma’s unit, Mutual 6, 137-K, on St. Andrews Drive
For information, call or text DePalma at (714) 319-7646.
Happy birthday ‘Partner,’ Johnson celebrates
The 80th birthday of Reginald Johnson, Mutual 17, was celebrated on Aug. 25 in Clubhouse 4.
He is the patriarch of his family and a cowboy at heart. The theme of the party was country-western, with western decor and down-home southern food and attire.
The food, decorations, dessert, entertainment, music and service were provided by his family and friends.
There were 211 guests in attendance, many traveling from Texas, Arizona, Oregon and Louisiana and donning western attire, including four generations of Johnsons.
The family thanks the GRF, Security staff and clubhouse staff for helping make the event run smoothly.
KOREAN-AMERICAN
Documentary on missionary nurse shown
Korean American Association will present a movie matinee, “Suh-Suh Pyoung, Slowly and Peacefully” on Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. on the large screen in Clubhouse 2. Admission is free.
The Christian documentary is about German-born American nurse and missionary Elisabeth Johanna Shepping, also known as the Joseon Teresa, her beautiful life, sincere service and sacrifice.
Shepping immigrated to America and studied nursing. When she was 32 years old, she took a mission from the Presbyterian Church to Korea. She worked at Severance Hospital in Seoul as a nursing teacher, and later transferred to a hospital in Gwangju. She immersed herself in the Korean language and customs, even changing her name to the Korean Suh-Suh Pyoung.
She spearheaded a crusade against alcohol, smoking and prostitution in Guangju and established Yee Il School.
Her mission work focused on local social services. From 1912-1934 in the days of Japanese colonial period, she worked as a single woman missionary in Gwangju, Gunsan, Jeonju, Busan, Seoul and other regions to serve women, widows, orphans, Hansen’s disease patients and other marginalized populations.
“Suh-Suh Pyoung, Slowly and Peacefully” makes frequent use of dramatic flashbacks to emphasize the personal touch behind Shepping’s motivation.
For more information, call Yong Pyun at (310) 658-0379 or Anna Derby at 301-5339.
YIDDISH CLUB
Meetings resume tonight at 7, CH 3
The Yiddish Club of Leisure World will meet at 7 p.m. on Sept. 6 in Clubhouse 3, Room 2. The topic will be “The Life and Creations of Famous Yiddish Writer Sholem Ash.”
After new Yiddish words and proverbs, President Yakob Basner will present the topic and recite Sholem Ash stories.
Refreshments will be served after the program.
Korean-American Association has successful Amphitheater performance
Korean American Association hosted Amphitheater Korean Night event on Aug. 18 with nine acts and 700 in attendance.
Orange County Second District Supervisor Michelle Park Steel opened the evening. She was born in Korea, raised in Japan and came to the USA to get her education. She encouraged the Korean community to register to vote. She ended speaking in Korean.
The event was the product of almost 200 participants who worked hard to bring the best of their talents to the community to bring the harmony and unity among neighbors and friends.
Performers included an auto harp group, the Guitar Club, the sing along group, the literary class, Joyful Line Dance, Joy Walking Exercise, a Korean traditional classical dance, the Korean American Chorale, soloist, a men’s quartet, and as the finale, the Korean American Chorale sang “Arirang,” asking audience to sing along.
KAA thanks the Recreation Department for an opportunity to show how much talent there is in LW. The talent was beyond the expectation of its members.
AMERICAN-LATINO CLUB
Independence Day for Mexico celebrated
The American-Latino Club will have a meeting and luncheon on Friday, Sept. 7, in Clubhouse 4, at 11:30 a.m. to celebrate Mexican Independence Day with a potluck party.
Mexican outfits are encouraged.
Bring a favorite dish to share with six people. The club will provide the cake and drinks.
Those who do not contribute to the potluck will pay $7 per person.
For information, call President Maria Rodriguez, 430-3405.
PAWS, CLAWS & BEAKS
Summer picnic planned on Sept. 12; members collect items for SBACC
Paws, Claws and Beaks, Leisure World’s pet lovers club, will meet at the Clubhouse 1 picnic grounds on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 11 a.m. Pets are welcomed to attend this get together. Dogs must be on proper leashes.
The club will furnish barbecued hamburgers and hotdogs and water. Additional food items are welcome. Call Jackie Hildebrant, 598-1736, or Frank dePalma, (714) 319-7646, for information.
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Volunteers from the club will be at Amphitheater show, Beatles tribute, tonight to help the Seal Beach Animal Care Center collect items for the shelter.
Items currently needed for dogs at the center include: Cash for vet bills, baggies for meds and food, large and small dog beds, plastic spray bottles, band-aids, Neosporin, leashes, poop bags, Vectra D flea control and dog food, Science Diet Small Bites, Science Diet Original Dry, Science Diet Sensitive Stomach and Science Diet Canned Stew.
Items need for cats include: cash donations for vet bills, paper towels, toilet paper, Dawn dish soap, Scoop cat litter, AA-batteries, Advantage Flea Treatment, KMR Kitten Formula/ Milk Replacement, litter box scoopers and cat food, Purina Sensitive Systems dry cat food, Purina Kitten dry food, Friskies, any flavor of pate or shreds canned cat food, and Kitten Fancy Feast any flavor of canned cat food.
All proceeds go toward feeding, housing and caring for the dogs and cats in the non-profit, no kill shelter.
MINIBUS
Amphitheater bus starts at 5:50 p.m.
The Leisure World Minibus will begin circulating throughout the community beginning at 5:50 p.m. for the last two Amphitheater shows.
The bus will make two loops through the community with a stop at the venue halfway through each loop.
The bus is scheduled to arrive at the Amphitheater at 6:13, 6:30 and 7:11 p.m.
All passengers will be taken as close to home as possible after the shows.

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TRAVEL

Travel
On the Go
Day Trips
Music, Muppets & Marina Del Rey Leonard Bernstein at 100 & Jim Henson Exhibits. Aug. 30, $99, David Nell/Good Times Travel, (888) 488-2287
Pauma Casino – Sept. 5, $15, Los Alamitos Senior Club, Teri Nugent, 446-0293, Carol Foss/Verna Burns, 596-1896
Pauma Casino – Sept. 12, $15; $10 cash in machine, New York Club, Phyllis Pierce, 598-3743, or Chee Chee Porr, 430-5949
Plaza Olvera, Los Angeles— Friday, Sept. 14, $25, American Latino Club, Carmen Edwards, 431-4257
Adventures in Arrowhead Narrated Lake Cruise & Shopping – Sept. 16, $69 with optional lakeside lunch, David Nell/Good Times Travel, (888) 488-2287
Angels Baseball Game vs. A’s – Saturday, Sept. 29, $35, GRF Recreation, 431-6586, ext. 326 or 324, or email events@lwsb.com
Harrah’s Rincon – Daily, free, Amphitheater, 7:15-7:30 a.m., (877) 777-2457
Pala Casino – Daily, free, Amphitheater, 8 a.m., (714) 985-9555
Pechanga Casino – Daily, Amphitheater, 8 a.m., free, $10 in EZ Play upon arrival, (951) 770-2579
Valley View Casino – Sunday-Tuesday, Amphitheater, 7 a.m., free
Overnight Trips
Laughlin Luau, Riverside Casino – Aug. 26-29, Los Alamitos Senior Club, Teri Nugent, 446-0293, Carol Foss/Verna Burns, 596-1896
Oxnard/Ventura – 2 days, Sept. 13-14, Los Alamitos Senior Club, Teri Nugent, 446-0293, Carol Foss/Verna Burns, 596-1896
National Parks of The Four Corners – 7-day tour featuring Arches, Canyonlands and Mesa Verde national parks, Durango-Silverton train. Sept. 21-27, David Nell/Good Times Travel, (888) 488-2287
California Volcanoes, Redwoods & Rail: 7-day tour featuring Lassen and Redwoods national parks, Skunk Train, Mendocino, Burney Falls, Eureka. Sept. 30-Oct. 6, David Nell/Good Times Travel, (888) 488-2287
Rhone River, France – Oct. 21-28, Wendy Souza, Viking Lyon/Avignon, (808)254-9085
Cuba-Caribbean Cruise – 10-day tour, Nov. 9-19, Half Moon Bay, Bahamas; Cozumel, Mexico; Georgetown, Cayman Islands, Havana, Cuba, and Cienfuegos, Cuba; Joanna Matos, Traveling Tigers Club, 598-1849
Arizona Gems, Quartzsite, Arizona – Jan 20-22, 2019, Motorcoach, Blue Water Resort. Traveling Tigers, Joanna Matos, 598-1849
250th Anniversary California Missions Celebration – June 4-9, 2019, tour eight missions by motorcoach from San Gabriel to Solano Mission in Sonoma. City visits, wine tasting. Traveling Tigers, Joanna Matos, 598-1849
NATIONAL PARKS
Admission is free Sept. 22
The public is invited to experience all parks, within the National Parks System without entrance fees on Sept. 22, National Public Lands Day, and Nov. 11, Veterans Day.
The National Park System includes more than 84 million acres and is comprised of 417 sites, including national parks, national historical parks, national monuments, national recreation areas, national battlefields and national seashores. There is at least one national park or recreation area in every state.
“National parks connect all of us with our country’s amazing nature, culture and history,” said National Park Service Deputy Director Michael T. Reynolds. “The days that we designate as fee-free for national parks mark opportunities for the public to participate in service projects, enjoy ranger-led programs, or just spend time with family and friends exploring these diverse and special places. We hope that these fee-free days offer visitors an extra incentive to enjoy their national parks in 2018.”
To get the most out of a visit to a national park, slow down, drive less and walk or hike and find a quiet place to sit and contemplate.
National parks are laces to find inspiration. Major parks are crowded in the core areas, but usually a short distance away lies solitude with a respite from sights, sounds, smells and pressures of civilizations.
The entrance fee waiver for the fee-free days does not cover amenity or user fees for activities such as camping, boat launches, transportation, or special tours.
Last year, 331 million people visited national parks spending $18.4 billion, which supported 318,000 jobs across the country and had a $35 billion impact on the U.S. economy.
National parks are established by an act of the United States Congress.
Yellowstone was the first national park. The bill was signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872. Sequoia and Yosemite were designated in 1890.
The Organic Act of 1916 created the National Park Service “to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and wildlife therein, and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.”
Criteria for the selection of national parks include natural beauty, unique geological features, unusual ecosystems and recreational opportunities.
National monuments are frequently chosen for their historical or archaeological significance. Fourteen national parks are designated UNESCO World Heritage sites, while 21 national parks are designated UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. Eight national parks are designated in both UNESCO programs.
Twenty-eight states have national parks, as do the territories of American Samoa and the United States Virgin Islands.
California has the most (nine), followed by Alaska (eight), Utah (five) and Colorado (four). The largest national park is Wrangell–St. Elias in Alaska at over 8 million acres. It is larger than each of the nine smallest states. The next three largest parks are also in Alaska. The smallest park is Gateway Arch National Park, Missouri, at approximately 192.83 acres. The total area protected by national parks is approximately 52.2 million acres.
The national parks set a visitation record in 2017, with more than 84 million visitors.
The most-visited national park is Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina and Tennessee, with over 11.3 million visitors in 2017. The park gets its name from the bluish mist that hovers in the valleys. It is world renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture.
The park embraces some of the oldest mountains on earth and is the meeting ground for northern and southern types of forests. It contains approximately 900 miles for winding trails along clear streams and waterfalls.
Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park is the second most popular park with over 6.2 million visitors each year.
In contrast, only 11,177 people visited the remote Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve in Alaska in the same year.
AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL
Senior passes allow unlimited use
A lifetime $80 America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass allows unlimited entrance to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including all national parks that charge an entrance fee.
Passes may be obtained in person at a federal recreation site or online and through the mail for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over.
A $20 annual Senior Pass is also available.
The pass provides entrance or access to pass owner and accompanying passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle at Federally operated recreation sites across the country.
Photo identification may be required to verify ownership.
Passes are non-refundable, non-transferable, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.
The cost of obtaining a Senior Pass online or through the mail is $90, $80 for the Senior Pass and $10 for processing the application. Applicants must provide documentation of age and residency or citizenship.
Senior passes may also provide a 50 percent discount on some amenity fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launch and specialized interpretive services, but does not generally cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.
AMERICAN-LATINO CLUB
Trip is planned to Plaza Olvera
The American Latino Club will escort a trip to Plaza Olvera in Downtown Los Angeles on Friday, Sept. 14. The cost is $25 per person and includes the bus and tip. Lunch is on-your-own. Participants should meet at 10 a.m., at the Clubhouse 4 parking lot.
For reservations, send a check payable to the “American Latino Club” to Carmen Edwards,1240 Oakmont Road, 52K, Seal Beach, CA, 90740. For information, call 431-4257.
NEW YORK CLUB
Pauma day-trip departs Sept. 12
The New York Club will escort a trip to Pauma Casino on Sept. 12.
The cost of the trip is $15, with $10 cash returned in the machine.
During the trip, bingo is played coming and going and snacks are served.
The bus picks up at Clubhouse 4, 7:15 a.m.; Amphitheater, 7:30; and outside St. Andrew’s Gate, 7:35.
For reservations and information, call Phyllis Pierce, 598-3743, or Chee Chee Porr, 430-5949.

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OBITUARIES

Obituaries
Space is available for obituaries of residents and former residents.
• An “In Memoriam” column is available free of charge. Limited to name, mutual number and date of death.
• An obituary with or without photo is available free of charge for the first 250 words. Additional words will be charged at the rate of 25 cents per word. Notices written by the news staff will be free and no more than 250 words.
• Notices from mortuaries and non-GRF members will be printed exactly as submitted and charged at the non-member classified advertising rate, $12 for the first 12 words and 25 cents for each additional word.
• Bordered, decorative obituaries and eulogies are available in any size at the prevailing display advertising rate.
• Obituaries may be published as news articles when the person has been a member of the GRF Board of Directors, or when, in the opinion of the managing editor, the passing of a person is newsworthy to a sufficiently large number of GRF members.
• A “Card of Thanks” section is available in the classified section of LW Weekly at the member classified advertising rate, $8 for the first 12 words and 25¢ per word thereafter, for persons wanting to express their thanks for help during bereavement, sickness, etc.
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Green, William O.
1921-2018
Bill Green, Mutual 12, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather died Aug. 24, 2018. He was a fighter pilot in WWII, flying off a jeep carrier in the South Pacific. He was a master cabinet maker and taught woodworking at Wilson High, Long Beach, for 33 years.
Bill was a committed Christian and served on the Deacon Board of the Leisure World Baptist Church.
In the past he served as a board member for Mutual 12.
He was married to Cherrie for 71 years and has lived in Leisure World for 17 years.
Everyone who knew him loved him. He became ill over two years ago and spent the last few months confined to his bed.
He is survived by his wife, Cherrie; one brother, Tom Green; one sister, Frances Miller; three children, Kathryn Ralston, Helen Passmore and Larry Green; eight grandchildren, Kristi Bowers, Dan Passmore, Jennifer Epperson, Brett Passmore, Brittany Coley, Tiffany Vaught, Natalie Rodeniser and Brooke Green; and nine great-grandchildren, Kaleb Bowers, Hannah Bowers, Caden Epperson, Lillian Passmore, Tessa Epperson, Jonah Passmore, Willow Passmore, Emmett Passmore, and Chase William Passmore.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation would be appreciated. Online gifts can be made at http://fightcf.cff.org/goto/teamkaleb. For a check gift, make check payable to the CF Foundation, and Cherrie will be happy to send it for you.
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In Memoriam
James Henderson 72
Takumi Date 73
William Schnittger 75
Essie Bessie Jackson 83
Susan Lang 64
Shauna Holmsen 52
Thomas Jameson 65
Henry Schwarz 75
Lucas Wesley 29
Loretta Romero 99
Carl McDonald 82
Eugene De Frances 92
Lars Fallman 49
Families assisted by
McKenzie Mortuary,
961-9301
—paid obituary

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PERSONAL
SHAKLEE delivered to your door. LW daughter Sandy (Vandewoude) Fikse. 562-618-8731. 09/06
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Are you a weaver or do you want to learn to weave? Please call Rosie 714-878-1181. 09/06
GENERAL
AVON
Lenora Browning, LW Resident. Phone 562-493-5457. Seal Beach Business License #BRN0001. 12/27
HANDYMAN
SERVICES
Richard’s Handyman Service –
Big or small, I do it all.
Give me a call. 562-387-5187.
Seal Beach Business License HUG0002. 09/06
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LW DECOR INC.
562-596-0559
Sound proof walls. Ceiling made smooth. Recessed lights, roll-out shelves, tile, laminate installation, crown molding, window frames painted whited. Lic. #723262. 11/15
LW DECOR INC.
562-596-0559
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Handyman Rick – Assembly/ Installation TV wall mounts, carpentry, painting. Messages (562) 598-1000. Seal Beach Business License #RIL0001 11/01
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JR HOME REPAIRS. Quality work. Perfectionist, honest & reliable.
Call JR 562-519-2764. 09/06
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GARY’S HANDYMAN
SERVICE PROFESSIONAL
Painting and carpentry. Masonry and tile. Call (562) 596-6013 for appointment. Calls returned daily. Fiberglass or Hardi Backer paneling board installled on patio block walks. Seal Beach Business License #GAR0005. 09/20
FLOOR COVERINGS
562-596-0559
LW DECOR INC.
Tile, laminate, vinyl plank, patio carpet. 40 ears in Leisure World. Contractor License 723262. 10/25
562-596-0559
LW DECOR INC.
CARPET &
UPHOLSTERY
CLEANING & REPAIR
CARPET CLEANING
SPECIALS!!!!!!DEALS!!!!
Carpet cleaning $30 per room
minimum 2 rooms.
Upholstery/Tile & Grout,
and much more cleaning.
562-658-9841. 09/06
PAINTING
562-596-0559
LW DECOR INC.
Interiors, cabinets, ceilings. Entry doors etc., premium paints, primer all wood. Bathroom, kitchen. 40 years in Leisure World Lic. Contractor’s license #723262. 10/25
LW DECOR INC.
562-596-0559
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BLUE SKY
Painting & Construction
Insurance, General Building B and Painting C-33 Lic. #632956.
(562) 822-5632 or (562) 418-0007. 11/01/18
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Bel-Rich Painting – Free estimates, small/large jobs. Contractor’s License #705131. 714-220-9702; 1-800-618-2220. 09/20
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Painting – Free estimates. 1 room or entire house & refinish kitchen cabinets. Call Jerry (714) 826-8636. CA State License #675336 11/01
SCREEN SALES,
SERVICE &
INSTALLATION
GRASP TV Services TV Handyman Setup,
Mounting and Trouble-shooting.
Call: 714-263-6240
CA LICENSE #531319. 10/25
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PROFESSIONAL MOBILE SCREEN SERVICE
New screens, re-screening, screen doors, retractable screens, new and repair. Call today. (562) 493-8720. Since 1988. State Contractors Lic. #578194.
SKYLIGHTS
CLEAN, REPAIR, REPLACE.
Ted and Jeri Nowell,
“The Handy Couple”
LW residents. Licensed and insured. (562) 430-1104.
Seal Beach License #NOW0001
WALLPAPER REMOVAL
Darrell’s Wallpaper Removal. Free estimates. State Contractor’s License #741588. 714-906-7046. 10/25
WINDOW COVERINGS
LW DECOR INC.
Blinds, shutters, shades, 40 years serving Leisure World. Contractor’s License #723262. 10/25
LW DECOR INC.
562-596-0559
WINDOW WASHING
WANT CLEAN WINDOWS?
10% OFF FIRST CLEANING
(562) 600-0014
LW resident, Rich Livitski Seal Beach Business License #LIV0004. 10/04
Leisure World
Helping Leisure World
Let’s raise your ears – I’ll make you look your best! Call 562-565-3683.
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Y’s Service Club of the YMCA will assist residents with small non-professional jobs. We change light bulbs, clean air conditioner filters, hang a small picture or mirror, remove or place items on a high shelf, air bicycle tires, etc. Donations gladly accepted. Call week days between 9 am-5 pm, 562-430-9966
562-598-9280.
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Keith Bague, Founder of the Computer Friends Club will NOW offer a service by phone at no charge to the LW community. This free service will be available for up to 15 minutes per call. Services include: guidance and advice on purchases and problem solving. Keith has a Computer Science (BS) Degree UC, Irvine, is Microsoft Certified, 39 years experience. 714-267-7871.
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“ROLLIN THUNDER”
GOLF CART CLUB
Offers FREE inspections and advice on buying and repairs of your golf cart. 562- 431-6859.
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Does your walker need new tennis balls? Delivery and installation provided. Please give your name and phone number. Maria Giegerich 562-596-9983. Free of charge.
BEAUTY SERVICES
In home hair care, serving the men and women of Leisure World for 36 years. Mel, cell: 562- 480-9341 License #KC75538. 09/20
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LICENSED BARBER
(In your home)
Shear/clipper cuts. Ears, nose, eye brow trim. $10. 562-565-3683. 09/06
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Yvonne with 25 years experience, will do shampoo/sets, perms, hair cuts and tints at Phenix Salon.
(714) 855-8465. Seal Beach Business License MOR0008. 08/23
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Hair and Nail Salon
Hair Stylist, 25 years experience. Shampoo and roller set, cut, perm, color, manicure/pedicure. Warm and friendly service. Available for in-house appointments for special occasion, $100+. Tammy Nguyen, 714-425-4198. Phenix Salon. 01/10/19
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PERMANENT MAKEUP
For eyebrows, eyeliner, lip liner. 27 years experience, 10 years in LW with references. Loann: (310)938-8808. Cosmetology license #KK5976. 12/20
PERSONAL SERVICES
LOOKY HERE !
LUCKY YOU !
SHOPPING TRANSPORTATION
ERRANDS LAUNDRY
714-620-9474 09/13
PERSONAL ASSISTANT
Transportation for appointments, help with shopping and various errands. Household duties like laundry, meal prep, bill paying, organizing and clean out rooms, closets, and hard reach cupboards and shelves.
**I don’t do housecleaning. I am not a caregiver.**
Charge $20/hour, 3 hour minimum required. References available. Debbie Hawkins:
Call or Text (949) 370-8518. 09/13
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Just Like Your Daughter
Personal Assistant/
Girl Friday
Available for:
errands, scheduling and
transportation for medical
appointments,
patient advocate, shopping, domestic organization,
paperwork, bill pay
All with compassion
and care.
Just Like Your Daughter
Call Janice, 714-313-4450
SB Lic. #JUS0006/Bonded 09/27
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CHRISTIAN HOME CARE
Referral Agency. Experienced, knowledgeable caregivers, honest, assertive, fluent English. Hourly/full-time, doctor’s appointments, errands. Bernadine 562-310-0280. Seal Beach Business License #BCS0002. Bonded/insured. 12/28/18
Need Caring Caregiver?
Live-in or live-out. Meal preparation, baths, shopping, laundry, doctors. Pierre’s Caring Heart 714-337-6152. Seal Beach Business License RAZ0002. 11/08
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Elderly care. Live-in, live-out. 30 years of experience. Cooking, cleaning, medications, companions, doctors. Experience with dementia. Licensed by the state.
Gloria 949-371-7425. 11/08
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Maria’s experienced caregivers, run errands, Dr’s appointments, cleaning, cooking, part time, full time, live-in (562)230-4648. Seal Beach Business Lic # CAM0006. 01/10
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EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER.
Over 20 years in Leisure World with Excellent References. Hourly or Live-in. Please Call Pampet: 562-371-4895. Seal Beach License PAN0003 10/11
HOUSE CLEANING
TONY DO’S MAINTENANCE
Windows, house cleaning, vacancies. Reasonable prices. Excellent work. (714) 534-1824. Seal Beach Business License #TON002. 01/03/19
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Patricia Housecleaning, weekly or monthly. Excellent referrals in Leisure World. 562-397-4659. Seal Beach License LUC0001. 09/13
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GRACIAN’S HOUSECLEANING & WINDOWS.
Windows 10% off first cleaning
General housecleaning
Excellent referrals in LW
(562) 307-3861.
Seal Beach Business License gra0006. 11/01
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General housekeeping, 30 years of experience. Bi-weekly or monthly. Seal Beach Business license RAZ0002.
Call Gloria 949-371-7425. 11/08
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ELLY’S CLEANING SERVICE
Weekly, bi-weekly service. Excellent referral in Leisure World. Nearly 20 years experience. Seal Beach Business License BEN0001.
Call Elly at 714-476-2100. 10/26
COMPUTERS
Let the Computer Coach Help!
Learn as you work on your crafts, photos, graphics, email, buying, selling, accounting, investing, home office setup, printers, Windows and more! LW Resident. Seal Beach Business License BRO0001.
Travis 562-502-7302
www.trainedfingers.com 09/27
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FRUSTRATED
(562)755-6199
Everything for your computer (PC or Mac), cell phone, TV, stereo, any electronic device.
Tina Schaffer. Seal Beach Bus.
License #CIP0001 11/29
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COMPUTER REPAIR
562-733-9193
Virus removal. Expert in all computer systems. John Fuhrer, LW Resident. Seal Beach License FUH0001. 09/13
PET SERVICES
LW Resident serving our pets since
2003, day, overnight, vacations.
Dogs and cats. Excellent references.
Adrienne 562-431-8156. Seal Beach
Business license, APS0001. 09/06
Electric CarTs/ Scooters/Mobile Chairs for sale
Pride 4-wheel scooter. Almost new. Red. Has accessories – cover, flag, baskets (front & back) & charger. $1,100 OBO. 562-755-7553. 09/06
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Golf Carts, Sales, Parts, Service (714) 292-9124. 2/21/19
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Electric bike. White, 22″ wheels. Low step. $550. 562-446-0229. 09/06
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Outdoor mobility cart; stores on porch easily; 4 wheels. New electric batteris. $350. 562-387-5853. 09/13
TRANSPORTATION
Personal driver. LW resident.
Goes to airports, doctor’s offices,
stores, etc. Will wait for you up to 30 mins. for shopping or
doctor’s appointment.
Drives by Gary.
(714) 658-9457. 09/20
Autos/Boats/RV’s
Trailers Wanted
ANY KIND OF CAR
Boat, motorcycle, truck – running or not. We are local – call anytime! We pay cash and remove promptly!We do DMV and Release of liability for you! Bonded/Licensed, since 1985! Call us so we can come out and give you a quote. 562-684-0901. 11/15
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Want to buy Class C motorhome, 28 foot & under, 1 slide, powerlift optional. 562-596-8729. 09/06
Autos/Boats/RV’s
Trailers FOR SALE
Wanted: reliable motorcycle.
562-706-0025. 09/06
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For sale or possible trade 1984 El Camino. Looks nice, runs well. $17,500. Joe 562-756-4471. 09/06
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1996 Honda Accord EX Coupe 140K miles. Clean. Runs great. $3,500. 310-291-1978. 09/06
MOVING, HAULING &
STORAGE SERVICES
A FRIEND AND A TRUCK
Your moving service, any size job. Call 310-387-2618. Business License RO263644. 09/20
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J&D HAUL AWAY
AND CLEAN-UP SERVICE
No job too small, fast, reliable, great prices. Seal Beach Business License BRA0002. Dan: 562-841-3787. 11/22
MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS FOR SALE
New tricycle $500 firm. Cash.
9-5 p.m. 562-596-1999. 09/06
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Merchandise for sale. Pictures, other home goods. Lets get it done.
562-598-0715. 09/06
CARPORT LOCKERS FOR RENT
2 CARPORT LOCKERS AVAILABLE. EZ access from Del Monte. $1/Day. Minimum 60 days, payable in advance. Call Lynette Gin, landline: 562-375-7899. LW resident. 09/06
ESTATE/MOVING/PATIO/YARD/CARPORT SALES
Estate sale – 13120 Del Monte Dr, 47C. Mutual 15. Sept. 6, 7, 9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. Near new electric recliner, china cbinet, dining table, kitchenware, dressers, rubbermaid storage cabinet. Glinda Davis 714-943-1818. Seal Beach license GDD0001. 13101 Nassau Dr, Seal Beach, CA 90740. See pictures at https://www.flickr.com/photos/120349245@N07/albums
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Estate sale Mutual 9, 211E, 13160 Nassau, Sept 6th and 7th, Thurs and Friday, from 9am to 2pm. Women’s clothes (plus sizes), table w/chairs, dresser cabinet, captain full bed w/drawers, CDs, books, grand upright piano, desks, knick knacks, kitchen items and lots more. Please come by and say Hi!
Kristi Martin, P.O. Box 1351, Seal Beach, 714-655-5473, Seal Beach Business License MAR0016.
REAL ESTATE
KISMET REAL ESTATE
INVESTMENTS, INC.
JEFFREY SACKS
DRE #00978500
REAL ESTATE SALES
specializing in Seal Beach
LEISURE COMMUNITY
PO Box 2734, CA 90740
Phone: 714.642.0122
Fax: 562.446.0575
Email: jfsacks@gmail.com
Fully expanded One bedroom with lots of amenities. 2 space saving organized closets. New pull-out drawers in kitchen and bath cabinets, DW, AC, Skylights and more. Call for early notification. 09/20

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