EMAILER MESSAGES – JANUARY 25, 2020

A message from your Fire Commissioners District 3:

There will be a fire election on Saturday,  February 15th  from  2 to  9 PM,  at our  clubhouse main floor lobby.

We will be electing two Fire Commissioners, as well as
approving our yearly budget, which is within the state’s guidelines.

Please note that our Fire District 3 is autonomous from the Township of Monroe and is nonpartisan.

Thank you.

Fire commissioners, Joel Kaplan, Gerald Kaplan, Jim Fisher

 

A NEW VENDORS LIST HAS BEEN ADDED

Again, many thanks to Rich Strug for maintaining our Vendor List

CLICK ON LINK TO VIEW THE UPDATED LIST

CVL-FEBRUARY 2020

A new vendor has been added to the list

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REGENCY SINGLES CLUB

COME JOIN US – ALL REGENCY SINGLES ARE WELCOME.

DO ACTIVITIES WITH OTHER REGENCY SINGLES. MEETINGS ARE THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH IN THE TENNIS PAVILION AT 7 P.M. UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTIFIED.

Membership Applications and Invitations to come to a Singles Meeting can be found in the Clubhouse with all pertinent information.

Contact: Judith Marlowe at (732-605-1509) or email judithmarlowe31@gmail.com with any inquiries you may have.

Upcoming Events/Meetings for Members :

 January 28 th , Tuesday, at 6 P.M. Celebrate Chinese New Year at The Oriental-Pan Asian Restaurant, 172 Rt. 9, Marlboro. (BYOB).

Please make your check payable to the Regency Singles Club
in the amount of $36 and place your check in the bottom slot of Judith Marlowe’s mailbox at 148 Tournament Drive no later than Jan. 22nd. If you have any questions please contact Judith Marlowe.

 February 5 th , Wednesday, at 6 P.M. Media Room, Main Clubhouse, the foreign language film movie, “Amelie”, nominated for 5 Academy Awards including Best Original Screenplay. This magical comedy met overwhelming
acclaim nationwide! Light refreshments served.

 March 4 th , Wednesday, at 7 P.M. in the Tennis Pavilion,
The Singles Club’s Executive Board welcomes to the meeting
Mr. Richard Moody of The Cranbury and Princeton Historical & Preservation Society. Mr. Moody will be speaking about the events involving the settling of Syrian and other refugees in Greece during and after the Syrian
conflict. Light refreshments served.

Announcements regarding future events to be held at our meetings this year will follow shortly.

The Club will also be sponsoring travel excursions for our membership and will be extending an invitation to their families, friends and the Regency Community
to join us subject to seating availability. Detailed announcements of these events will be forthcoming in February

CLASSIFIED ADS – UP AND RUNNING 

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MEN’S CLUB MEETING – JANUARY 26

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MENS CLUB MEETING JAN 26

 

First Gathering for Members of Indian American Group (IAG)

The first gathering of IAG on January 12, 2020 had a good start. Although, many members were out of town on vacation, over thirty (30) members attended to welcome the New Year.

After allowing 45 minutes for greeting and mingling, Pushpa Agarwal welcomed everyone. Prem Gupta briefly introduced members to the agenda and that the main objective for the first gathering is to receive recommendations &/or preferences for activities for each monthly gathering. Anil Shah explained the mode of communication and requested everyone to send their questions &/or suggestions by email to: IAGRegency@gamil.com. Please mark your calendar and note that Monthly gathering for Members of IAG will take place on every second Sunday in the Tennis Pavilion at 7:00 PM. Anil also informed everyone that all announcements about future Monthly Gatherings will appear in Regency Reporter &/or Ron Post’s website at: www.Regencyemailer.com &/or Regency’s Monthly Events Calendar. When possible, emails will be sent to members. Currently, a list of IAG Members with contact details is being compiled and it will be made available to all members. A website for IAG is also to be developed with the help of Abdullah Ali.

Subsequently, Indravadan Gandhi confirmed that Single Membership is $15 per year and House Hold Membership is $30 per year. Current total for paid members has already reached 56. This news was well received by everyone with cheers and claps! We are encouraging more residents to become members of IAG. Sat Khurana briefed everyone about the efforts being made by the Ad Hoc Committee to organize operations of IAG. He also encouraged members to be proactive and offer their services.

Bharat Doshi & Prem Gupta opened the floor and welcomed recommendations by requesting members from each table. Considerable enthusiasm was visible. Some of the suggested celebrations &/or activities are: Diwali, Eid, Holi, Christmas/New Year, Valentine Day, Summer Picnic/Kite Flying/Indian Sports, Educational Seminars (Health/Estate Planning/Yoga & Meditation/Technology), Charades/Jokes/Antakshari/BINGO, Cards, Karaoke, Indian Folk Dancing, Mehdi/Fashion/Costume Party, Indian Cooking/Recipe Exchange, Pot Luck Dinner, Introduction to major Indian Festivals and much more. Ad Hoc Committee will meet to review and select activities for each month to make our gatherings fun. Anil Shah also suggested that IAG members may cooperate with other groups & clubs and join hands to arrange activities for mutual benefits and increased fun.

Bharat Shah talked about Makar Sakranti and Uasha Sondhi talked about Lohri (In this article, I will briefly cover major festivals, their significance and how they are celebrated).

Special thanks to Pushpa Agarwal, Fareeda Barot, Shilpa Doshi, Mrudula Gandhi, Jaya Gupta, Ayesha Khan, Nita Khurana, Chandni Shah and Nihar Sharma for bringing delicious snacks, sweets, tea & coffee and supplies. There was a lot of variety of food and everyone enjoyed it! Fareeda Barot has volunteered as the coordinator for snacks & refreshments for the February gathering. Finger food only – no chutneys &/or sauces please! Thanks!

The theme for February Gathering is…CHARADES…please be ready to participate and make it a very enjoyable evening!

India, with its long history & rich heritage is a land of different cultures and religions. There are many societies and ethnic groups co-existing with each other in harmony. As a result, India celebrates many festivals. Celebrations never end in India!

Major Festivals & Events that are celebrated during January, February & March are:

New Year (January 1):

It is celebrated throughout India with private or public parties. Houses and public places are colorfully decorated. Eat, Drink and Be Merry…just the way we celebrate it here in the USA!

Makar Sakranti (January 14):

Makar Sankranti is a Hindu festival that celebrates Sun’s transition into Makar (Capricorn). It is one of the few traditional Hindu festivals that are observed as per solar cycles. It also marks the end of winter and the beginning of longer days. It is considered to be the most holy festival of the year. The entire day is spent on roofs & terraces by kite flying with lots of food and music with family & friends. It is an immense joy watching the sky turn vibrant and colorful with millions of vivid kites. The Annual International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad, Gujarat has been a major attraction for tourists. It is mainly celebrated in Gujarat & Maharashtra.

Lohri (January 13):

The joyous festival of Lohri is a celebration of the harvest season. Mainly celebrated in Punjab by Sikh and Hindu communities, the festival involves lighting a holy bonfire, feeding it, offering prayers and dance performances. The fire signifies passing of winters, the long nights and welcomes summer, the longer days.

Pongal (January 15 to 18):

Pongal is also a harvest festival celebrated in Sothern India to thank nature. Cooking the Pongal dish, making colorful rangolis, folk dancing, and getting together with families are some of the highlights of this festival. Celebrated mainly in Tamil Nadu, Pongal is all about love and happiness.

Holi (March 9 to 10):

Holi signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, end of winter, and a festive day to celebrate unity and togetherness. This festival is celebrated by everyone in India irrespective of caste, creed and religion. Colors are sprayed or applied on each other and sweets are distributed as a sign of friendship and togetherness.

Gudi Padwa (March 25):

GudiPadva is celebrated in Maharashtra, Goa and some parts of Karnataka. This festival is set according to the lunisolar calendar and it is considered a very auspicious day that marks the New Year for the Hindu people of the region. People celebrate the day by colorfully decorating their houses with mango leaves and make kaleidoscopic rangoli.

More festivals are to be covered in future articles.

 

30 year Licensed Certified nursing assistant looking for full-time work

My name is Frank Goodman and I live at 24 Fisher Island Ct.

If anyone is looking for a full-time, Licensed Certified Nursing Assistant, with 30 years extensive experience, I have JUST THE PERSON.

She is a compassionate, organized and committed nursing professional, who took care of my mother for almost 5 years.

Services in the their personal residence include but not limited:

  1. Assisting clients with personal hygiene (showering, dressing, toileting).
  2. Transferring to Doctor appointments, shopping excursions and other activities.
  3. Monitoring and administering medication medication usage.
  4. Addressing and communicating patient’s needs to the respective family.
  5. Providing extensive care to patients with acute and chronic conditions.

SKILLS:

  1. Demonstrates ability to acquire and apply knowledge rapidly.
  2. Calm demeanor under stressful conditions.
  3. Able to assist with lifting over 150 lbs.
  4. Can work independently with minimal supervision.
  5. Effectively handles multiple tasks simultaneously.
  6. Light cooking, etc.

If anyone has interest in this WONDERFUL LADY, please call me at (917) 584-1602

   

      VALENTINE’S PARTY – HARMONY IN MOTION – FEBRUARY 15, 2020

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VALENTINES PARTY 021520

 

COSTCO CREDIT CARD SCAM

If you receive an email concerning Costco Anywhere Visa® Card, it is a SCAM and just delete the message

 

CALL MILT PARIS ON HIS RADIO TALK SHOW

Milton Paris, long time Regency resident is radio host of Getting Ahead in Business on WCTC 1450am Talk Radio every Wednesday from 6:00-7:00pm. The only business radio show in New Jersey.
He is inviting Regency residents to listen and call in for $25.00 gift cards for popular restaurants.
Call in: 732.545.9282

 

GOLFERS WANTED

 

For the past 15 or 16 years, Regency has had a group of golfers playing at The Meadows at Middlesex (a county course) in Plainsboro. For many of those years, the group was managed by your emailer and we had as many as 64 golfers playing every Wednesday from May through October.

I’m not sure if it’s related to the fact that Ron is no longer part of the group, but in recent years participation has decreased significantly. This past season we rarely had more than 20-24 golfers on most Wednesdays. The course has been in very good condition and many improvements have been made since the county brought Billy Casper Golf in to manage the facility. To make things interesting, we have two closest to the pin contests (2nd and 6th holes) each week. To make it fair for golfers of all abilities, you can only win twice per season.

Unless we add a significant number of new (or returning) golfers, we may not be able to continue with these contests. We have golfers of all abilities, and we’re out there to get a little exercise and have a little fun. If anyone is interested in joining us, please contact Bob Isaacs (bob@bobisaacs.net) and sign up for next season.

MESSAGE FROM RON:  I MUST HAVE THANKED BOB 50 TIMES FOR TAKING OVER THE WEDNESDAY MEN’S GOLFING AT THE MEADOWS.  THIS WAS A HARDER JOB THEN MY DOING THE EMAILING.  I WISH YOU SUCCESS!

 

A Message form Marlboro Jewish Center

 

Marlboro Jewish Center cordially invites those of you who are interested in joining a Conservative Synagogue, or are thinking of changing your affiliation, to click on the link below and view a short video clip (3 minutes) that provides information about MJC.

https://youtu.be/2YAF3dxfS1A

For additional information please contact our Executive Director:

Dara Winston

Phone: 732-536-2300 x 101

E-Mail: dwinston@mjcnj.com

 

SCRABBLE LOVERS

You asked for it. Now we finally made it happen! Daytime Scrabble!
The Scrabble Club now meets on Monday afternoons at 1:30 in Ballroom 3 as well as our regular time on Thursday evenings downstairs in the multi purpose room at 7:00. 
Please bring your set and current Scrabble dictionary if you have one.
Please email or phone me and leave a voicemail if interested.
Linlit32@gmail.com or 732-492-0921. We will make you feel welcome.
Looking forward to hearing from you!
Linda Litsky

 

   SHUFFLEBOARD SCHEDULE:

TUESDAY’S @ 2:00 PM SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MORNINGS @ 9:30AM

PLEASE CONTACT GEORGE STEINBERG @ 732-605-9526  I AM LOOKING FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN TO PLAY SHUFFLEBOARD

NOTE:  DURING THE WINTER SHUFFLEBOARD IS SUSPENDED

HARMONY IN MOTION MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

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MEN’S BOOK CLUB

 Men’s Book Club meeting dates and book selections for those dates:
Below please find an updated list of Men’s Book Club meeting dates, and book selections for those dates:
Feb.5, 2020: Rough Riders by Mark Lee Gardner
March 4, 2020: The Warehouse by Rob Hart
April 1, 2020: Driving Tomorrow by W. Gifford & D. Turock
May 6, 2020: The Romanov Prophecy by Steve Berry
LOU FLUMEN

                    

2020 ROMEOS SCHEDULE JANUARY THRU JUNE    

 

JANUARY

28 GRILLSTONE                   

     

FEBRUARY

4  THE CABIN

11 FRESCO

18 HUNAN HOUSE

25 GUS’S DINER

 

MARCH

3  MJ’S

10 THE CABIN

17 MAIETTAS

24 GRILLSTONE

31 LUCHENTOS  

 

APRIL

7  MJ’S

14 GUS’S DINER

21 HUNAN HOUSE

28 GRILLSTONE

 

MAY

5 FRESCO 

12THE CABIN

19  MAIETTA’S

28  CITY STREETS

 

JUNE

2  MJ’S

9 GRILLSTONE

16 THE CABIN

23 HUNAN HOUSE

30 FRESCO

 NOTE ABOUT MY SATURDAY EMAILS

 

FOR WHATEVER REASONS, SOMETIMES RESIDENTS DON’T RECEIVE MY SATURDAY EMAILS.  WHEN THIS HAPPENS, PLEASE LET ME KNOW

RPOST@MONMOUTH.COM

REMEMBER, YOU CAN ALWAYS VIEW MY CURRENT EMAIL BY GOING TO:

WWW.REGENCYEMAILER.COM

   

REGENCY CHORAL GROUP

 

The Regency Choral group meets every Monday from April-November from 4:45-6:00 in the clubhouse. If you’re interested in joining please call Sharon Scheckner at 732 656 3165. All are welcome !

FIND YOUR NAME AND PLAY THE SONG

 

Well, the list of Women and Men’s names has grown to over 100 songs.  See if your name is on the list.  If not, send me an email and I will check to see if a song’s title exists with your name in the title.  I just added over 30 songs.  The scroll bar is on the right

 

  1. WENDY 2:17
  2. VIRGINA 4:03
  3. VALERIE 2:25
  4. VICKI 2:39
  5. TRACY 2:13
  6. TERRY 2:33
  7. TINA 2:24
  8. SUSANNE 1:56
  9. STELLA 1:57
  10. STACY 3:18
  11. SHIRLEY 2:31
  12. SHIRLEY ANN 2:52
  13. SHERRY 2:32
  14. SHELLY 3:37
  15. SHEILA 2:40
  16. SARA 3:18
  17. SANDY 2:27
  18. SAMANTHA 3:30
  19. SALLY 3:12
  20. ROXANNE 3:14
  21. ROSE 3:16
  22. ROSE MARIE 1:54
  23. RONNIE 2:49
  24. ROCHELLE 2:20
  25. ROBIN 2:36
  26. ROBERTA 4:34
  27. RHONDA 3:15
  28. RHODA 4:07
  29. RENEE 2:46
  30. PHYLLIS 2:41
  31. PEG 3:54
  32. PAULA 2:34
  33. PATRICIA 2:46
  34. PAMELA 5:09
  35. NIKKI 4:15
  36. NATALIE 2:02
  37. NANCY 2:42
  38. NADINE 2:33
  39. MICHELLE 2:09
  40. MELISSA 3:56
  41. MAXINE 4:30
  42. MAUREEN 2:00
  43. MARY ANN 2:35
  44. MARY 2:52
  45. MARTIN 3:22
  46. MARTHA 2:29
  47. MARILYN 2:14
  48. MARIANNE 2:45
  49. MARY #3 2:25
  50. MARIA #2 2:40
  51. MARIA 2:11
  52. MARGARET 1:47
  53. MARCIE 4:30
  54. MANDY 3:17
  55. MAGGIE 5:14
  56. LUCY 3:24
  57. LUCILLE #2 2:25
  58. LUCILLE 4:09
  59. LYNN 2:22
  60. LOUISE 3:15
  61. LOUIE 2:48
  62. LOLA 4:05
  63. LISA 4:00
  64. LINDA 2:25
  65. LARRY 1:58
  66. KATHY 1:32
  67. KAREN 2:16
  68. JULIE 2:41
  69. JUDY 2:31
  70. JOHNNY 2:45
  71. JOHN 3:22
  72. JOEY #2 4:06
  73. JOEY 4:06
  74. JEANINE 2:39
  75. JOSIE 4:31
  76. JOSHUA 3:06
  77. JOLENE 2:43
  78. JOANNE 2:27
  79. JOANIE 2:46
  80. JOAN 2:06
  81. JIMMY #2 2:54
  82. JIMMY 2:54
  83. JIM 3:00
  84. JESSICA 1:01
  85. JENNY 3:52
  86. JENNIFER 2:44
  87. JEANETTE The Monroes 4:07
  88. JANICE 1:56
  89. JAIME 2:46
  90. JACKIE 2:48
  91. JACK #3 2:48
  92. JACK #2 3:56
  93. JACK #1 2:19
  94. IZABELLA 3:30
  95. IRIS 2:24
  96. IRENE 2:46
  97. HENRY 2:58
  98. GLORIA 2:26
  99. GERALDINE 2:07
  100. FRED 2:03
  101. FRANCINE 3:38
  102. FANNY 4:07
  103. EMILY #2 2:57
  104. EMILY 2:38
  105. ELOISE 5:51
  106. EILEEN 3:54
  107. DOROTHY 2:01
  108. DORA 2:30
  109. DONNA 2:27
  110. DINA 1:56
  111. DIANA 2:23
  112. DELILAH 3:14
  113. DAVID 4:07
  114. DANIEL 3:53
  115. CORRINA 2:45
  116. CONNIE 2:47
  117. CLAIRE 2:33
  118. CHERYL 2:09
  119. CARRIE 1:54
  120. CAROLINE 2:27
  121. CAROL 2:18
  122. BRANDY 3:04
  123. BONNIE 2:55
  124. BERTHA 2:40
  125. BEVERLY 2:28
  126. BERNADETTE #2 3:03
  127. BERNADETTE 3:03
  128. BETH 2:51
  129. BEN 2:55
  130. BARBARA 2:23
  131. ARLENE 3:04
  132. ANNIE 3:09
  133. ANNE 2:36
  134. ANGIE 2:35
  135. ANGELINE 3:41
  136. ANGELA 3:15
  137. AMANDA 3:16
  138. ALISON 3:25
  139. ALICE 3:34
  140. AL 4:36
  141. ABRAHAM 3:22

ETHICS AND VALUES – EVENTS AND BELIEFS

 

A class of Jewish ethics, values and traits of character.  This class, led by Rabbi Louis Stein, will be meeting every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 in Ballroom 1.  A different topic will be explored each week.  

(PLEASE JOIN US – OPEN TO ALL!!)

 Class will begin again in May 2019.

 

Regency Scrabble Club

 

Meets on Thursdays evenings at seven o’clock in the multi-purpose room. Learn how you can improve your Scrabble and Words with Friends games. Everyone is invited to play.  Please bring your set if you have one. Call or email Linda Litsky at  tel: 732-492-0921 OR Linlit32@gmail.com  for more information

                                                                                                   

Regency at Monroe Bridge Organization (RAMBO)

 

We play duplicate bridge at the clubhouse every Tuesday evening.

These games are sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) and we award internationally recognized Master points to many of the players each week.

We play a social game and welcome players of all skill levels who wish to expand their bridge capabilities. Our games begin at 7:00 PM sharp – but if you want to come, please be at the back ballroom by about 6:45 to allow for checking in.

We have the most reasonably priced game around and we include snacks and soft drinks too.

REGENCY PICKLEBALL

 

OPEN PLAY DAILY MONDAY – SATURDAY 8:00AM TO 10:30AM NEWCOMERS WELCOME LEARN, PLAY EXERCISE, HAVE FUN LESSONS ALWAYS AVAILABLE

 

NEW VENDORS

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IF YOU WANT TO ADD A VENDOR CLICK ON THIS LINK

communityvendorlist@gmail.com

 

CURRENT LIST OF ALL VENDORS FEBRUARY 2020

 

TO CONTACT OUR VENDOR MAN – RICH STRUG CLICK ON THIS LINK

communityvendorlist@gmail.com

 

THAT’S IT FOR NOW 

RON 

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