2018 Community Trip To Pigeon Forge, TN

Monday April 30th, Pat (AKA The Mad Hatter) picked up residents at Foxwood’s

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday we stopped at the AJ Bush Factory

Lunch at the Bush Cafe

Tuesday Evening at The HIT PARADE Show An attraction in Town

Wednesday Off to the Smokey’s
The site of the 2017 Fire

Next we stopped in Gatlinburg

 

Then off to the Hatfield McCoy Dinner Feud

 

Meet Bigem

Later; off to the OPRY

 

Thursday Morning Breakfast at the HotelThen off to the Darren Romeo Musical Magic Then off to the Pigeon Forge IslandMany had Lunch at Margaritaville

That evening The Soul of Motown Show Friday before heading home a tout of the Titanic Museum

                Photos courtesy of the Recreation Committee (Tom Rossi and Jim Hannon) and supplemented by Paul Spina

2017 Halloween Party

This Years Costume Contest winners are marked under their pictures. Congratulations All

Best Female Costume: Princess Leia by Gloria Garguilo # 72 Best Male Costume: Julias Caesar by Larry Galasso #232 Best Couple : Colonial Costumes By Bill Ingrassia and Carolyn Smith #119 Most Original Costume: Leaf Lady by Barbara Downes #7                          Pictures Courtesy of Marilyn Hamilton and Joe LaGennusa

New Security Added to Google

If you use a pc or any computer, tablet, smartphone that uses the GOOGLE APP (which I highly recommend) there is a new feature you may be unaware of.

Websites that require users to use passwords for access or transact money using credit or debit cards for buying or selling are supposed to have an SSL certificate. This certificate promises that their site is safe to use. 

How do you know if one of these types of sites are secure? You look on the search bar that you typed to find the site you are looking for. In the left side before the site name or HTTP:/ or www. there should be a padlock indicating secure. If it is a “i with a circle around it it is not secure”

see below:

You will also note that sites like ours is also not marked secure. SSL Certificates cost as they are Licenses and must be renewed. Since we have no secure information be transferred or money being collected; we do not need a SSL Certificate. There are many such sites like this. Sites that need them but don’t have one; you can still look for ideas to buy from but be careful before entering any secure data.

Examples of sites that have sensitive data and should be secure: Any Doctor, Hospital, pharmacy, online retail, charity,Insurance, Bank, schools, Churches,credit cards,investments,social security, IRS,all tax prep companies, cell phone co., cable co. and the list can go on.

New Years Eve 2017

This year, some of the residents gathered at the clubhouse to just ring in the New Year together. Music was provided by Bill Fortunato and with the use of the Foxwood Karaoke Machine the entertainment was enjoyable and provided a few good laughs. Snacks and refreshments were brought by those who showed up and everyone managed to have a good time. We enjoyed watching the ball drop in Times Square on the new 65″ TV.

 





Next are 2 short videos from Karaoke which after you click on; will take a few seconds to download. Enjoy them!

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ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS BY AL MATZIK