To the Editor ................. 2
President’s Post .............. 3
Committee Doings, October ..... 4
Manager’s Report ............. 5
Adaptation Study ............. 6
Classifieds ................. 13
VOLUME XLII NO. 9
“All the news that fits”
NOVEMBER 2016
Board Approves Mailing of Proposed 2017 Budget to All Owners
Monthly maintenance fee increase held to 1.2%
AtitsOctober18meetingtheboardtookactioninfourareasofsignicantimportanceto
PelicanCove:thesubmissionofaproposedbudgettoourowners,engagementofauditors,owner
responsibilityforunitmaintenance,andthecompensationpackageforourGM.
Theboardapprovedtheformalpublication,asrequiredbystatestatute,oftheproposed
2017budgettoallownersasanenclosureinthisissueofthePelicanCoveNews.ThePresident
reminded all
presentofthevery
thoroughprocess
that brought the
budget to its current
form,beginningwith
management’s initial
draftfollowedbyfour
formalopportunities
forcommunity
comment and
proposalstobeheard
andconsidered.
A resolution
wasapprovedtocontinuetoengagetheCPArm
ofCavanaugh&Company,LLPtoperformour
2016auditandtaxlings,basedontheirexcellent
performanceinthepriorfouryears.
Special Events
November 4
Flu Shots
9 a.m. – Pavilion
November 6 & 20
Movie Night
7 p.m. - Pavilion
November 11
Cinema Club
7 p.m. – Pavilion
November 27
Social Club
5:30 p.m. - Pavilion
The new gatehouse has been completed!
NOTICE TO ALL OWNERS
Pelican Cove Condominium Association, Inc.
Board of Directors Meeting
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
9:30am in the Harbor Club Meeting Room
Agenda will include a Resolution Authorizing Electronic Voting
and Participation for Association Meetings And Elections
2017
PROPOSED
BUDGET
“enclosed” in this issue
continued on page 9
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To the Editor
WhilewalkingalongPelicanPoint
Driveearlythismorning,Monday,
October10,Icameupontwoworkers
fromSarasotaCountywhowerebusyat
oneofourwastewaterpumpstations.
Istoppedtoseewhattheyweredoing
andoneofthemtoldmethattheywere
thereattemptingtogetoneofthepumps
workingagain.Theyhadpulledthepump
outofthepitwithacraneattachedto
theirtruck.
Atthatpoint,theotherworkerheldupsomemedicalIVtubinghehadjusttakenout
ofthepump.Heexplainedthatthetubinghadwrappedaroundthepumpshaft,causing
theshafttostopturning,whichoverheatedthepumpmotorandtrippedacircuitbreaker.
Whenapumpquitsworking,sewagebeginstobackupinthecollectionpitandan
automaticalarmissenttosummonarepaircrew.
Theworkerexplainedthattheproblemisthatpeopleareputtingthingsdowntheir
toiletsthatshouldbeputinthetrash.Forinstance,inthiscase,IVtubingisplastic
andwillnotbiodegradeanditcandamagethewastewatersystem.Infact,IVtubing
isbiomedicalwasteandshouldbedisposedofinthetrashinaccordancewiththe
instructionsprovidedbythemedicalsupplieroftheitems.
Theworkersaidanothercommonitemtheyndfoulingthepumpsisdoggiepoop
bags.Theyarenotbiodegradableeitherandcanclogthepumps.Repairsareexpensive
andthereisalwaysachancethewastefromapumpingstationwilloverowontoour
propertyandintothesurroundingwater.
Thebottomline(literally)issimple:donotputanythinginyourtoiletexcepthuman
waste.Anyotheritemsshouldbeputinyourtrash.Doingsowillhelpreducerepair
costsandhelpprotectourenvironment.
Frank Carter, HA233
To the Editor
Overtheyears,anumberofresidentshavechosento‘AgeinPlace’.Theirneighbors
typicallyaremorethanwillingtohelpthemoutandthereareanumberofservicesin
thecountythatprovideassistance.Initially,thingsusuallygowell.Whileweallknow
PelicanCoveisauniquecommunityandneighborsarewillingtohelpeachother,that
helpcanonlygosofar.Onseveraloccasionsthesepastfewmonths,neighborshave
beenfoundoutsidetheirhomesdisoriented,confusedandindangeroussituations.
Somethingwentwrongandtheydidnothaveaplanifsuchathinghappened.When
thatsomethinghappens,theusualresultissomeonecallstheofceorthesheriff.
Unfortunately,neitherisabletodomuchmorethandealwiththeimmediatesituation
whichtypicallyistocallanambulance.WecannotrelyonthePCcommunityto
provideassistedlivingsupport.Therearemanyprofessionalsinourareathatcan
continued on page 12
3NOVEMBER 2016
President’s Post
By Gary Gulden
DearNeighbors,
Thepresidentialelectionwillbehistorysoon,
andinthisseasonofthanksgiving,somewill
bethankfulandothersnotabouttheoutcome.
(ThoughIdaresaymostwillbethankfulforan
endtothecampaignseason!)Onethingseems
certaintome,though,andthatishowmuch
weallhavetobethankfulfortoliveinaplace
aswonderfulanduniqueasPelicanCove.The
beautyofoursurroundings;therichnessofour
programofferings;theskillanddedicationof
ourmanagementandstaffmemberswhostrive
everydaytokeepourbusinessaffairsandour
buildingsandgroundsinnecondition;anda
communityofneighborsandfriendswithvariedbackgrounds,talents,andinterests
whosecompanywecanenjoy,andwhosegenerosityasvolunteersbenetsusallin
countlessways.
Tobesure,allisnotsweetnessandlightinallofourlivesallthetime.Andit
iseasyforthechallengesorfrustrationsofday-to-daylivingtogetinthewayof
ourenjoymentoflife.Butonceaday,ifyoucan,stopandlookaroundyouasyou
goabouttheCovetoappreciatewhatwehavehere.Takeamomenttothankastaff
memberorvolunteer.Andpatyourselfonthebackforyourwisdomandgood
fortuneinchoosingtolivehere!
Board of Directors/
Committee Meetings
BOD/Committee meetings
scheduled for the month of
November. Check Channel 195,
the PC website or the Office for
any changes.
Board of Directors Workshop
Tuesday, November 8 – 9:30 a.m.
Harbor Club
Board of Directors Meeting
Tuesday, November 15 – 9:30 a.m.
Harbor Club
Bay & Water Environment
Committee
Thursday, November 10 – 9:30 a.m.
Wilbanks Ivy Room
Building & Facilities Committee
Friday, November 4 – 9 a.m.
Wilbanks Conference Room
Communications Committee
Monday, November 7 – 9:30 a.m.
Wilbanks Conference Room
Cultural Events Committee
Thursday, November 17 – 3 p.m.
Wilbanks Ivy Room
Finance Committee
Wednesday, November 16 – 1 p.m.
Wilbanks Conference Room
Grounds Committee
Wednesday, November 9 – 9 a.m.
Wilbanks Conference Room
Harbor Committee
Wednesday, November 2 – 9 a.m.
Wilbanks Conference Room
Insurance Committee
Friday, November 18 – 9 a.m.
Wilbanks Conference Room
Planning Committee
Thursday, November 10 – 9:30 a.m.
Wilbanks Conference Room
Rules Committee
Monday, November 14 – 9:30 a.m.
Wilbanks Conference Room
Town Hall Meeting
By Linda Wolf, Communications Committee Chair
TownHallMeetingwillbeheldatthePelicanPaviliononWednesday,December
14at7p.m.Theaudience-friendlyformatservesunitownersbyprovidingavenueto
expresstheirviews,makesuggestionsandrecommendations,andshareideasforthe
bettermentofPelicanCove.PresidentGaryGulden,GeneralManagerJackStevens,
andothermembersofthemanagementstaffwillbepresenttoansweryourquestions.
ThiseveningissponsoredbytheCommunicationsCommittee.
Pelican Cove Tennis Club
By Beth Duggan
Wehopetoseeenoughpeoplecomingbacksowecanplaysometennis.Ifwe
havetheplayers,wecanstartourRoundRobinplayattheHarborCourts,at9:30
a.m.ontherstdaysinNovember,MondaythroughSaturday.
Also,wehaveMikePriceavailableforclinicsat11a.m.onSaturday,October29.
Privatelessonsarealsoavailable.Pleasecontacthimdirectlyat(941)587-7990or
email:MikePrice53067@gmail.com.
Ifyouhaveanyquestions,orwanttotellmeyouareback,contactBethDuggan
at(941)350-6111.
4
NOVEMBER 2016
Committee Doings, October
B&WE – October 13
Therstmeetingofthisfall’sBay
& Water Environmental Committee
tookplaceinthePavilionat9:30
a.m.Unfortunately,therewasno
Quorum.Asofnow,thecommitteeis
madeupofelevenvolunteers.Only
vewerepresent;OnieMorse,Larry
Wolf,PeterStults,JudithKazenand
EwaHammer.Thegroupdiscussed
theadaptationstudyandhowwecan
raiseawareness.Itwasdecidedtoassist
PelicanCovemanagementinpresenting
Mr.Beever’splansforAnAdaptation
StudyonClimateChangeforPelican
CoveonWednesday,October
26.ThecommitteewillalsoaskJanet
Hasselbringtoarrangeacoffeehour
presentationonMarch17,2017.The
meetingwasadjournedat10:41a.m.
Finance – October 5
TheCommitteemetforanal
discussionofthepreliminarybudget
thathadbeenpresentedbyGeneral
ManagerJackStevensandSarah
Metcalf.Thecommitteeunanimously
passedtheproposedbudgetwitha1.2%
maintenancefeeincrease.Thebudget
willbepresentedtotheboardatthe
October18boardmeeting.
Thecommitteealsounanimously
approvedaresolutiontoagainretain
Cavanaugh&CoLLP,CertiedPublic
Accountantstoperformtheauditof
nancialstatementsfortheyearending
December31,2016.
ThenextmeetingoftheFinance
CommitteeisNovember14at1p.m.
Harbor – October 5
Administrationreportsthat34boat
slipsandvekayakracksavailable,
with21onthekayakrackwaitinglist.
Thecommitteediscussedhowtodeal
withlatepaymentsofkayakrackfees.
FollowuponHermineshowedthata
goodjobwasdoneprotectingharbor
andstoragefacilities.Webbinginstalled
attheBayPointlaunchsitewillbe
removed as it is not holding small
stonesinplaceduringheavyrunoff.
Old business concerning cleaning of
theClowerCreekweirsbytheCounty.
Administrationwilladdressthisissue
furtherwiththeCounty.Modicationof
theRulesWeBoatBywillbesubmitted
totheBOD.Themasterplanforthe
harborwasdiscussedwithtwosub-
committeesformed.
Planning – October 13
ChairmanBrianBaxterasked
about the status of the Climate Change
AdaptionStudysinceithasamajorrole
inthecommittee’sLongRangePlanning
Report.Subcommitteeworkontheplan
isprogressingwellandtheyexpectto
maketheirgoalofcompletionintime
fortheannualmeeting.
Akeyfactoristoensuretheentire
communityisawareofthecontentsof
theplan,sooverthenextfewmonths
theyplantomeetwiththecommittee
chairs,attendtheNovemberBoardof
Directorsworkshopandconducta
town-halltypemeetingforallresidents
inDecemberorJanuary.
Rules – October 17
Aquorumwaspresentandthe
minutesoftheSeptembermeeting
wereapproved.
ChairLeaBuschgansreportedon
progressoftheproposedPelicanCove
budgetasitmovestowardapproval.
RulesviolationsfromApriltoSept.
2016werereportedbyLeslie.Most
violationswereparkingviolations.
StatusoftheNeighbortoNeighbor
DisputeMediationProgramwas
discussedTheprogramisunderutilized
andtheRulesCommitteewillaskthat
morepublicityabouttheservicebe
placedintheofceandon
bulletinboards.
Theonlynewbusinesswaschanges
andadditionstoTRWLB.Therewere
sofewthatthecommitteeapproved
theitemsdiscussed.Leawillemailthe
corrected versions to the members not
presentincasetheyhaveany
additionalcomments.
Culinary Club Opening Event
By Helene Crawford and Bernie Lofchie
OurCulinaryClubopeningeventwillbeheldatWilbanks
onThursday,December15,from4p.m.-7p.m.Atthis
meetingwewillselectthethemesforthe2016-2017season.
Pleasebringanappetizerthatyouhavemadeanda
beverageofyourchoice.
Ifyouplantoattend,pleaseemailBernieLofchieat
blofchie@gmail.com.
BernieandIlookforwardtoseeingyouthere.
5NOVEMBER 2016
Manager’s Report
By Jack Stevens, General Manager
Octoberwasabusy
monthforus,wrappingup
manyprojects.Thenewly
upgradedbayfrontboardwalk
aswellasthewalkthatleads
fromtheHarborClubto
theharborwereopenedfor
useandeveryonehasbeen
enjoyingthesemuchneeded
improvements.Thenewgate
househasbeenoperational
andourentryareaisnow
moresecurewiththeLED
enhancedlightingthatwasinstalledaspartofthisproject.We
alsohaveabrandnewroofontheWilbanksClubhouse.This
projectgaveustheopportunitytobringourroofsheathing
andwaterproofunderlaymentuptocurrentcodewhichwill
serveuswellformanyyearstocome.
Inadditiontocompletingthesemajorprojectsour
maintenanceteampressurewashed,repairedandpaintedour
pooldecks,paintedthesignsandbenchesaroundtheproperty,
re-cleanedtheroofsonseveralTreehousebuildingsandallof
theGlenhousebuildings,tentedtheWilbanksClubhousefor
termites,paintedtheentriesandstairwellsintheHarborhouse
neighborhoods,andstartedthestructuralrepairsinthe
Brookhouseneighborhood.
Ourgroundscrewscontinuedtocleanupafterheavy
storms,completedthetrimming,edging,andrakingof
themainTreehouses,theClowerCreekTreehouses,the
Brookhouseneighborhood,theGlenhouseneighborhood,and
theWilbanksClubhouse,aswellasspreadalmost300yards
ofmulcharoundthepropertyandaddingnewshelltoour
manymilesofshellpaths.
Withalloftheprojectswehavecompleted,Itruly
appreciatethesupportofthecommunity,theeffortsofour
volunteerresidentswhoworkedatthecommitteeandboard
levels,andthehardworkoftheentirestaff.Workingtogether,
wenotonlykeepourpropertylookinggood,butcontinueto
improveourfacilitiesandthequalityoflifehereat
PelicanCove.
Employee Appreciation Gift Fund
By Marilyn and Chuck Shipman
It’sthattimeofyearwhenwethankourresponsive
employeesfortheirloyaltyandhardworkhereinPelican
Cove.Thisisaonce-a-yearopportunitytoshowyour
appreciation.Ourall-volunteercommitteewillbesending
eachofyoualetterinearlyNovemberoutlininghowyoucan
help.Thanksinadvance!
Stan Hendricks Jazz Concert Series 2017
By Bobby Barnhardt
Ourjazzcommitteeispleasedtoofferthreeoutstanding
jazzperformancesforourconcertseriesforthe2017season.
Planaheadandreservethesedatesforsomeoftheverybest
injazz.
Tuesday, January 24, 7:30 p.m.
The Eddie Metz, Jr. Jazz Trio,alsoknownasThe
International Trio,bringstous“An Evening of Swingin’
Jazz”featuringclassicjazztunesandselectionsfromThe
GreatAmericanSongbook.ThistrioconsistsofPianist
RossanoSportiello,BassistandVocalist,Nicki Parrott and
Drummer,Eddie Metz, Jr.Thisisanopportunitytoseeand
hearthreecompellingandinnovativejazzartistsonthestage
togetherpromisingtobeaneveningofjazztoremember.
Tuesday, February 21, 7:30 p.m.
Terry Myers Jazz Quintet with featured vocalist
Simone Kopmajer
Conductor/performerwiththeTommyDorseyBand,
TerryMyerswillpresentandbackAustrianbornvocalist
SimoneKopmajer.SimonehastouredEurope,Asiaand
spendsthreeweeksannuallyintheU.S.touringand
performingatHeidi’sJazzClubinCocoaBeach.Thisfresh,
young,singerisdynamite!Forthoseinterestedinexcellent
jazzvocals,rootedinthepastwhileleaningtowardthefuture,
Simonedoesnotdisappoint.
Monday, March 27, 7:30 p.m.
Cynthia Sayeristhejazzbanjodarlingoftheworld
withaccoladesgalore.Breakingthemold,NewJersey-born
Cynthiaplayshot,swingingjazzontheplectrumbanjo.She
notonlyplaysbanjowithdriveandvirtuosity,she’sasincere
vocalistwhoeffectivelyputsacrosssongs.TheCynthia Sayer
Jazz Quartetwillbeonehotshowwithanarrayofeclectic,
swing-basedjazzandmore!
AllconcertsareatthePelicanPavilion.A$5donationper
personisrequestedatthedoor.
6
NOVEMBER 2016
Adaptation Study
By Jack Stevens, General Manager
Asacoastalcommunity,PelicanCoveisvulnerabletothe
effectsofhurricanes,tropicalstorms,andextratropicalstorms.
Climateprojectionssuggestpossibleincreasesinthestrength
andintensityofthesestorms,aswellas,sea-levelrisewhich
willincreasethelikelihoodofoodevents.Wearealsoan
environmentallyfriendlycommunityandconcernedabout
thehealthoftheLittleSarasotaBayWatershedandthewater
qualityinClowerCreekandLittleSarasotaBay.
PelicanCovehascommissionedtheSouthwestFlorida
RegionalPlanningCouncil(SWFRPC)foraStudyand
AdaptationPlantoprovideuswithaclearroadmapfor
addressingtheseissues.ThisprojectbeganinlateOctober
withourrstmeetingwithJimBeeverofSWFRPCatthe
PelicanPavilion.Mr.Beeverreviewedthetwophasesof
theproject,identifyingvulnerabilitiesasphaseone,and
determiningadaptationstomitigatethepotentialdamage
fromthosevulnerabilitiesasphasetwo.Heexpressedthe
needforownerinvolvementinidentifyingspecicareas
thecommunityisconcernedaboutduringtherstphase
andprovidingfeedbackonadaptationswecanadoptduring
thesecondphaseoftheproject.Therewerealotofgreat
questionsposedatthemeetingandwhileMr.Beever
respondedtothemhisteammemberwasmakingnoteofeach
onetoinsureitwasaddressedappropriatelyinthestudy.
Ownerinvolvementiscriticaltotheoverallsuccessofthe
projectandyourcontinuedparticipationisneeded.
Thereareafewwaysyoucanparticipateinthisprocess.
ThePresidenthasestablishedanadvisorygroup,headed
upbyourVicePresident,andcomprisedofrepresentatives
fromthevecommitteesmostinvolvedwiththeareas
beingaddressed,theseare:Bay&WaterEnvironmental,
BuildingsandFacilities,Grounds,Harbor,andPlanning.
ThesecommitteeswillbediscussingPelicanCove’sconcerns
attheirregularlyscheduledmeetingsandtheseareagreat
opportunityforindividualownerstohavetheirideasheard.
Ifyoucannotattendacommitteemeetingthereisaformat
theofceandonourwebsitewhereyourconcernscanbe
expressedandwewillincorporatethemintothefeedback
weprovideMr.Beever.Duringphasetwooftheproject,the
AdaptationPlan,Mr.Beeverwillmeetwiththeadvisory
group,theircommittees,andthecommunitytoworkthrough
whichplansmaybesttPelicanCove’sneeds.
IN MEMORIAM
We mourn the passing of
Name Unit On Date
Albert Berenberg HA136 August 31
Marshall Howard BA244 October 20
We extend our sincerest sympathy to their family and friends.
Office Notes
BOD & Committee Meetings
The Board of Directors and Committee meetings are
back, after taking the summer off. Agendas must be
posted 72 hours prior to a scheduled meeting. Please
check PC’s “official bulletin boards”, located at the
PC Office, the Harbor Club and the Pelican Pavilion
for agendas and cancellations. Notices are also
posted on Community Channel 195 and on the PC
website at www.pelicancovecondo.com.
Holiday Decorations
Decorations may be put up from December 1 to
January 7 of each year, seasonal decorations,
including lighting, may be placed on the outside
walls of the condominium units and the bushes
adjacent to the Unit. The stairway to the upper
levels may be decorated, provided that joint users
of the stairs have no objection. Limited Common
Elements, excluding carports, may be decorated. No
decorations may exceed the height of the roof or be
placed on the roof.
Information Box
The Pelican Cove Information Box is located on the
front porch of the PC Office. This box gives residents
24/7 access to important PC info and will save you
time in not having to go into the PC Office.
The Information Box contains: The Rules We Live By,
the current PC News, a monthly calendar of events,
lists of units for sale and lease, a list of after-hours
workers, the “Checklist Before Leaving” information
and Work Order forms.
7NOVEMBER 2016
This Season’s Cultural Events Program
includes a World Premiere!
By Joel Leonard, Chair, Cultural Events Committee
YourCulturalEventsCommitteehasbeenbusy,notonly
producingtheperformancesthispastseasonthatourresidents
loved,butalsoselectingouramazingartistsforthisnext
season.Asusual,wehavesixperformanceslinedupthat
shouldexciteyourclassicalmusicsensibilities–including
aworldpremiere!That’sright,theworld-classLeeTrio
willbeperformingabrandnewcompositionbyPelican
Cove’sresidentcomposer,Jerry Bilik.Asyoumayknow,
JerryisquitewellknowninSarasota’shautemusiccircles,
withrecentoriginalcompositionsforLaMusicaandthe
SarasotaOrchestra.Hereisourcurrentseasonlineupaswe
gotopress.Pleasemarkyourcalendars;wewillhavemore
tosayabouttheartistsinthenewsletterissuedpriortothe
performance.
• Monday,December19,2016–TaoLinandTomasCotik
(pianoandviolin)
• Monday,January16,2017–9StringTheory
AngelinaGalashenkova(domra)and
JohnHuston(guitar)
• Monday,February6,2017–GrigoriosZamparasTrio
GrigoriousZamparas(piano),BarbaraPrescott(ute)
andTheodoreDeCorso(clarinet)
• Monday,February27,2017–LeeTrio
LisaLee(violin),AngelaLee(cello),
MelindaLeeMasur(piano)
Pelican Cove Social Club
By Beth Duggan
WehadagreatHalloweenParty.Wewillbeworkingon
theNovemberpartyverysoon.
Weneedvolunteerstomakeourpartieswork.Youmay
alsoreceiveaphonecalltohelp,ifneeded.Itiseasiertorun
apartywithmorehelpinghands.PleasecallBethDuggan
(941)350-6111forquestionsortovolunteer.
Pleasereservethedate,Sunday,November27at5:30p.m.
atPelicanPavilion.
Yoga
By Caryl Halle-Cantor
Pleasebeadvisedthatyogawillmostoftenbelocatedin
itsnewspaceattheHarborClub,butseveraltimesamonth
onTuesdaysitwillbeatthePavilion.Thatisinsteadof
outsidebehindtheWilbanksorattheHarborGazebo.Please
lookatyournewslettercalendartoseetheupdatedchanges.
• Monday,March20,2017–CharlieAlbright(piano)
• Wednesday,April5,2017–SarasotaStringQuartet
DanJordon(violin),ChristopherTakeda(violin),
SteveLaraia(viola),JakeMuzzy(cello).
Inlastmonth’snewsletterwenotedthatthefundfrom
whichwepayourperformersisslowlybeingdepleted;from
timetotimeweneedtoincreaseoursuggesteddonation
levels.ThisseasontheCulturalEventsCommitteeisasking
seasonticketholders(Benefactors)tocontribute$125per
unit(upfrom$100forthelast5years).Thisprovidestwo
seasonticketstoeachresidence(6performances),seats
inareservedsection,freedomfromofobtainingtickets
theafternoonofeachperformance,listinginabenefactor
sectionoftheprogramandaninvitationtoanartistreception.
(Singleunitownersshouldcontribute$65).
Ifyouwishtobecomeabenefactorandreceiveseason
tickets,pleasemakeyourcheckpayableto“PCCA”with
“CulturalEvents”onthememoline,andplaceitinthe
CulturalEventsmailboxintheofceorturnitinwhen
wedistributeticketsatthePaviliononDecember19.
Donationsforindividualticketswillremainat$5.Wealso
welcomeseparategiftstotheLegacyFundasexplainedin
thelastnewsletter.Alldonationsaccruetothebenetofthe
performers.Wethankyouforyourunderstandingandwant
youtoknowweappreciateeverydonationwereceive.Please
sendanyquestionsorcommentstojoel-leonard@comcast.net.
MOVIE NIGHT
By Earl Kaplan
Two movie nights this month: Sunday,
November 6 and Sunday, November 20 at 7
p.m. at the Pelican Pavilion. Watch for more information on
Channel 195 or the PC website, www.pelicancovecondo.com.
Movie Nights are open to all residents and are sponsored by
the PC Social Club.
8
NOVEMBER 2016
The Art Club Announces 2017 Classes
By Merry Gerber
DrawingwithSylvia FeinburgonWednesdaymornings
from10a.m.to12noon,ontheWilbanksporch,beginning
Wednesday,January11.$65foreightweeks.Alllevelsare
included.ContactSylviaafterDecember5at(941)966-6883.
Beforethatshecanbereachedat(781)863-8885,ore-mail:
sylvia863@gmail.com.
WatercolorwithMerry GerberonMondaymornings
from10a.m.to12noon,ontheWilbanksbackporch,
beginningMonday,January9.$65foreightweeks.Thisis
notabeginnerclass.ContactMerryat(781)454-6640,or
email:verymerryg@gmail.com.
Mixed Media(acrylicsoroils):MerryGerberwilloffera
studiotypeclassforthoseinterestedinpaintingwithacrylics
oroils,Mondayafternoonsfrom1:30p.m.to3:30p.m.inthe
downstairsstudioatWilbanks.BeginningMonday,January
9.$65foreightweeks.ContactMerryat(781)454-6640,or
email:verymerryg@gmail.com.
CollagewithGeorgette Levy,beginningMonday,
January9,1:30p.m.to4p.m.ontheWilbanksporch.
ContactGeorgetteformoreinformationat(941)312-4709.
Life Drawing Studio(noinstructor)willmeetinthe
downstairsstudioatWilbanksonWednesdays
9:30a.m.to12noon.Priceincludesmodelfee.
January11,18,25,February1(4sessions.$40)
February8,15,22,March1(4sessions.$40)
RegisterwithJeanYellinatemail:jfyellin@yahoo.com
Beginning MosaicswithJane Freund,eightTuesdays
from10a.m.to12noon,beginningTuesday,January10in
theWilbanksbasementstudio.Coursefeeis$100,plusan
optionalfeeformaterialsprovidedbyinstructor.Toregister,
orformoreinformation,contactJaneat(412)877-5181or
email:mejaneclay@gmail.com.
Advanced “SCAVENGER” MosaicswithJane,eight
Thursdaysfrom10a.m.to12noon,beginningThursday,
January12.Coursefeeis$130,whichincludesmaterialsto
createawallpiece.Wewillcombinemanymaterialssuch
asbrokenplates,wire,metal,stone,glassandotherfound
objects.Forpreviousmosaicsstudentsand/orexperienced
multimediaartists.Seeregistrationinformation,above.
Stop Signs Mean Stop
By Frank Rivera
Folks,it’sgettingtobethattimewhenourSnowBirds
returntoPelicanCovefortheseason.Thismeansanincrease
intrafc.Iknowthatfolksareinahurrytogetwherethey’re
going,butyoumuststopforstopsigns.Thisisparticularly
trueforfolksdrivingeastonClowerCreekDrive.Theyhave
tomakearighthandturntogettoPelicanCoveRoadand
exitattheGateHouse.
Atthelocationoftherighthandturnisasignthatsays
STOP.WhenleavingtheBrookhouses,Iapproachthis
intersectionfromtheNorth.Ioftenobserveaneastbound
vehicleonClowerCreekDrivemovingquiteabitabovethe
speedlimit.NowIknowthatthereisastopsignthere,Ican
evenseethebackofitasI’mapproaching.Iassumethatthe
ClowerCreekcarwillobeythelawandstop.
DON’TASSUME.
SeveraltimesI’vehadtoslamonmybrakestoavoidan
accident.Notonlyarethesefolksviolatingatrafclawby
notstoppingbuttheyarenotcedingtheRIGHTOFWAY.
Floridalawstatesthatwhenyouareturningintoastreeta
vehiclethatismovingincloseproximityonthatstreethasthe
rightofway.Thisisnotonlyaproblematthisintersection,
butaproblemforallstopsignsinPelicanCove.
NeartheOfcethereisanintersectionwithfourstop
signs.AfewweeksagoIwasnorth-boundapproachingthis
intersection.Iwasonabicycleandslowedtoanalmostfull
stop.Isawawestboundcarquiteawaybackapproachingthe
intersection.OnceagainIknewthatthewestboundvehicle
hadtostopforastopsign,soIstartedtopedalfastertomake
thecrossing.DON’TASSUME.
Alittle,grayhairedpersonblewpastmewithoutstopping.
Theperson’sheadwasjustabovethesteeringwheel,theeyes
werelookingstraightahead,andtheirhandshadatightgrip
onthewheel.Idon’tthinkthatthispersonevensaw
me,nevermindthestopsign.Comeonfolkslet’s
getagriponthis.It’sonlyamatteroftimebefore
someonegetshurtandthatsomeonecouldbeyou
orme.
Mosaics Open Studio –Fridaysfrom10a.m.to12noon,
beginningFriday,January13.Forcurrentandformerstudents
whowishtoworkindependentlywithlimitedinstruction.
Drop-infeeis$5.
Beginning Watercolor –CallMerryGerberat
(781)454-6640andwewillseeifthereissufcient
interestinaddingthisclass.
NEWCOMER UNIT
FROM: CITY, STATE/COUNTRY
Catherine Nye BR154 Sarasota, FL 34231
New Owners
9NOVEMBER 2016
Folk Music Club Winter Schedule
By Joel Leonard
ThePelicanCoveFolkMusicClubhadaverygood
pastyearandislookingforwardtothe2016-2017season,
includingacoupleofsurprises.Forthosewhoarenewtoour
group,weareresidentswholovetosingandplayfolkmusic
ofalltypes.Asourwebsitepagestates,ourrepertoireis
basicallyAmericanafolkmusicfrom“CaliforniatotheNew
YorkIsland”:Appalachiasongs,60’s(Seeger)folkmusic,
songsofsolidarityandsocialprotest,spirituals,andgolden
oldies.ThemusiciansamongushaveformedanOldTime
StringBandthathasreallyaddedzesttoourperformances.
WhileemphasizingAmericanddletunesforyears,last
seasonwebranchedoutintoaninternationalfolkrepertoire,
apracticewewillcontinuethisyear,includingGreekand
Klezmerselections.Theheartofouractivitiesarethefour
communitysingalongsthatweleadeverymonth(December
toMarch).Wehavesongbooksandmusicandsongleaders,
andweencourageanyonewithaninteresttojoinus.
Singalongs
PleasenotethatthisyearweareholdingALLthemonthly
singalongs in the Harbor Club,asfollows(andbecause
ofschedulingconictsweareNOTadheringtoournormal
Sundaymeetingday):
• Tuesday,December20,20167:30p.m.(Ourannual
ChristmasandHanukkahsingalong.)
• Sunday,January29,20177:30p.m.
• Saturday,February25,20177:30p.m.
• Tuesday,March21,20177:30p.m.
SponsoredEvents
LastyeartheFolkMusicClubsponsoredtwospecial
eventswithgreatsuccess(TheSarasotaMandolinOrchestra
andamandolin-guitarrecital).Wearecontinuingthis
conceptwiththreesponsoredevents:
• Friday,January13,2017@7:30p.m.HarborClub
Averyprofessionalfolkduo,BillandKateIsles,
willentertainus.
www.billandkateisles.com
• Monday,February13,2017@7:30p.m.HarborClub
YiddishSzingalong,anunusualhootnanny,
includingmusicians,ledbyFradle Freidenreich
and George Ubogy
• Tuesday,March7,2017@7:30p.m.HarborClub
MandolinandGuitarRecital,featuringJoel
Leonard,JeffDollandfriends
Rehearsals
The more avid folk musicians and singers among us gather
morefrequentlytoplanthemonthlySingalongs.Ifyouare
afolkmusicianyouareinvitedtojoinusforsongswapping,
rehearsingandbecomepartofourOldTimeStringBand.
WeholdtheserehearsalsattheHarborat4p.m.Hereis
thecurrentschedule.Eithercallorlookonthewebsitefor
updates:
• Thursday,December8,2016
• Thursday,December15,2016
• Thursday,January5,2017
• Thursday,January19,2017
• Friday,January27,2017
• Thursday,February16,2017
• Thursday,February23,2017
• Wednesday,March8,2017
• Thursday,March16,2017
Anyquestions,pleasewrite:joel-leonard@comcast.net,or
call(703)882-3093.
REMINDER!
Flu Shots
Friday, November 4 • 9 a.m. - 12 Noon
Pelican Pavilion
Aresolutionproposedbymanagementwasapprovedassuring
aformalanduniformly-appliedprocessformanagement
correctiveactionintheinfrequentandunfortunateeventthat
anownersfailuretoproperlymaintaintheirunitrisks,or
resultsin,damagetoassociationcommonelementsortothe
unitsandpropertyofadjacentowners.
Finally,theboardapprovedtherecommendationsofthe
PersonnelCommitteeconcerninganincreaseinbasesalary
andaperformancebonusforthesecondyearofourgeneral
managersthree-yearcontractcommencingonNovember
1.Thisawardwasbasedonevaluationsmadebyboard
membersalongeightdimensionsofourGM’sperformance
duringhisinitialcontractyear2015-16.Itisnoteworthythat
theaverageoverallratinggiventoJackbythedirectorswas
“ExceedsExpectations”.
Asalwaystheminutesoftheboard’smeetings,andthe
detailedbasesandprovisionsofallresolutions,areavailable
ontheassociation’swebsite,orforinspectionattheofce.
Board Approves Mailing from page 1
10
NOVEMBER 2016
Pelican Programs Proceed
By Libby Ross and Felice Perlmutter
ThenewseasonapproachesandanotherlivelyPelican
Programisintheworks.
Savethesedatesonyourcalendarssothatyouaresure
tobethere.Youwouldn’twanttomissasingleeventinthis
series.Wehaveaninterestingmixthisseason:halfofthe
programsarewithourownPelicanCoveneighbors,andhalf
withoutsideperformers.
AcarillonprogrampresentedbyWylieCrawfordwill
beajoyousopeneronTuesday, January 10,asWylieboth
demonstratesandtellsushowtheinstrumentworks.
Our friends from the West Coast Black Theatre return to
performforusonMonday, January 23.PelicanCovehas
longsupportedthiscreativeandtalentedtheaterandweare
happytohavethemreturn.
Jeremy Yudkin,whommanyofyourememberfromhis
informativeandentertainingpresentationonBeethoven,this
yeartakesontheBeatles!ThedateisSaturday, February
18,aspecialprogramforyourPresidentWeekendguests.
DelJacobs,whohasbeenourwonderfulCinemaClub
instructorformanyyears,hasinvitedtwocolleagues
tojoinhiminadiscussionontheartofmovie-making,
on Wednesday, March 1.
WearehappytoannouncethattheTheatre
OdysseyplayerswillbebackwithusonTuesday,
March 14,asecondnightoflivetheaterbypopulardemand.
Ourlastprogramisaneveningofcabaretwithour
newneighbor,LauraLiss,onTuesday, March 28.This
delightfuleventwillendwithanotherfunpoolpartyto
celebrate Pelican Program’snalprogramoftheyear.
Please note that this is a mix and match array and the
nights of the week do vary. So jot down the dates so you
will not be left out in the dark.
PC Writers Present
By Janet Hasselbring
“Writing is the cure for the disease of living. Doing it may
sometimes feel like an escape from the world, but at its best
moments, it is an act of rescue.” (Roger Rrosenblatt)
WritersPresent–PCwriterssharetheirwriting,read
excerptsandinviteaudiencefeedback.Fortheresidentsof
PelicanCove,heldmonthlyonthe2ndTuesdayofthemonth
at7p.m.attheHarborClub.
WritersCritique–writersmeettoread,(gently)critique
andgivefeedbacktoeachother.Heldonthe4thFridayat
10:30a.m.,Wilbanksporch.MichellePalmer,facilitator.
WritersCorner–anewoffering.Participantswillwrite
weeklyonacommontopicannouncedpreviously,readtheir
workandhavelightconstructivecriticismalongwithshort
impromptuwritingprompts.Thursdays10:30a.m.Wilbanks
conferenceroom.DavidNaiman,facilitator.
ExploringtheShortStory–FictionandNon-ction.A
PCUcourse.Thebasicelementsofwriting–stalkingstory
ideas,structure,outlining,rstdrafts,polishingandediting,
willbeexploredandpracticedthroughweeklywriting
assignments.Participantswillhaveopportunitiestoread
andcritiqueeachotherswritingwiththegoalofwriting
atleastonestorytoshareatthelastsession’s“Celebration
ofWriting.”Nopreviouswritingexperiencenecessary.
Mondays,10:30a.m.Wilbanksconferenceroom1/13–3/3.
WritersFair–Wednesday,March15,Pavilion.Meetthe
writersofPelicanCoveandtheirpublishedworks.
*All events run
January–April.Stay
tuned for
furtherdetails.
“Words are sharper
than switchblades…
how I learned to use
them without cutting
myself” (Franklin)
Lyla Ward cuts her
“Schrafft’s and Seeded Rye” cake.
The PC Office will be CLOSED on
Thursday, November 24
For Thanksgiving
Happy Turkey Day Everyone!
11NOVEMBER 2016
Meet Your Neighbor: Bill McKay
By Donna Anderson
Bill McKay,afour-
yearresidentofPelican
Cove,isanenthusiast
ofallthingscommunity,
andonehappyguy.
Hisconversation
ispunctuatedwith
sometimesdeprecating
laughter,butalsowith
genuineappreciationfor
life-longmemoriesand
hisjoyoflivinghereon
theSuncoast.
BillhasaPhDin
AfricanHistory.He
receivedaFulbright
Fellowshiptodo
researchinKenyaon
theprecolonialhistory
oftheSwahilipeople.
Histhesisdiscussedthedevelopmentofpoliticalinstitutions
onthesouthernKenyacoastpriortocolonialrule,andhe
masteredseveraldialectsinordertodotheresearch.While
there,Billmethisfuturewife,Rita Breen.“Shelivedin
thisgreatplaceuparoundNairobi;Iliveddowninthislittle
villageonthecoast.Shehadmuchbetterdigs.”
RitahasadoctorateinAfricanHistorytoo,an“esoteric
eld,”Billsays.“Youdon’tusuallyndmorethanonejob
inatown.”RitasecuredaprofessorshipatHarvard,soBill
“wentofftodootherthings.”HegotajobwiththeArmy,the
institutionwherehesaidhehadgrownup.“Iwasatrainer,
andIgotintothisalcoholanddrug[rehabilitation]stuff,and
thenwounduprunningthething.”HeservedasDirector
ofCommunityAffairsatFortDevens,MA.administering
programsthatbenetservicemenonthebase.Whenthe
installationclosed,Billretiredearlywith20yearsofservice.
TheyboughtaplaceinWinchester,MA,an18thcentury
farmhouse.“Itwasawreck.OhmyGod,itwasawful.”The
farmbroughtBilltheretirementhewanted,however.Hegot
tomakeandgrowthings.Borntomaternalgrandparentswho
immigratedfromAbruzzoand“workedmelikeadog,”Bill
pesteredfriendsvacationinginItaly.Hewantedseedsthat
grewvegetablesasavorfulasthosehisfamilyenjoyedonthe
farm.Withthatbooty,hegiftedseveralpacketstohisbrother
whohadcontinuedfarminganddealtinproduce.Customers
lovedthem.Hisbrotherwantedmore,andbecauseBillwas
oneofthefewpeoplewhoknewhowtouseacomputer,
hebeganthesearch.Oneofthecompaniesaskedhimto
distributetheirproductsintheU.S.“Theywereobviously
prettydesperate.Ikeptsayingno,butIwoundupdoingit.
Iinvested$5000bucks,anditworked.”Diditever.Hegot
hisinvestmentbackmanytimesover,andhadfun.“Imean,
youdealwithpeoplewholikeyourstuff…wholoveyour
stuff!Notmanybusinessesdothat.”Asfounderandowner
ofSeedsfromItaly,Billwasinvitedtodoaguestappearance
onTheMarthaStewartShow.Thatvideoisstillavailableon
herwebsite,andgivesasmallwindowintohiszestforthe
resultingyields.
Woodworkingwasanotherpastimebroughttofruition
inWinchester.“Wespentyearsputting[thehouse]back
together.”Billmadehistoricalreplicasoffarmhousedoors,
replacemantles,etc.alltorestorethemodernizedhometo
it’s18thcenturybeauty.Thishobbybeganwhileoverseeing
CommunityAffairsatFortDevens.Thewoodshopwasone
oftheprogramsheran.Hetinkeredandlearned.“Itwasa
greatproject.Itwasjustaniceoldhouse.”
AthirdinterestdevelopedwhiletheylivedinWinchester.
Billbecameinvolvedintowngovernance.Thecommunity,
onceafarmandtanneryenclave,nowservesBoston
commuters,butthebluecollaravorstillexists.“The
TownMeetingisareallyanamazingdemocraticstructure.
Youactuallyvoteoneverysinglepartofthebudget”inthe
spring,andeveryruleinthefall.Hegotinvolvedwhenthe
communitywasupinarmsaboutclosingalittleschoolinthe
neighborhood.Residentsweremobilized.Billgotin.Hewas
electedasTownMeetingMemberandservedfor12years.
WhenBillsoldthebusinessandRitaretired,hisplanwas
tobuyalittlefarmandraisepigs.“Youcanimaginehow
thatwentover.”Ritadidherhomeworkand“latchedonto
Sarasota.”WhentheyfoundPelicanCove,thedealwasdone.
Heknewlittleabouttheamenitieshere,allthepossibilities.
Hehadgivenuphistruckandideasoffarming,thenfoundthe
localcommunitygardens.Ontherstsite,hisgardenooded.
“Iwasjustsobummedout.Ihadthisgreatgarden.Icame
back,andtherewerethosewhitebirdseatingfrogs.”Henow
belongstoacommunitygardeninNokomis.Theonlydown
side–hecan’tridehisbiketogetthere.
Billjoinedthewoodworkers,andgotakeytothe
Wilbanks’garage.Helearnedtosh,somethingentirely
new,anddoessofromhiskayak.Manystoriessurroundthat
learningexperience.Hehasservedonseveralcommitteesand
joinedtheBoardin2014,twoyearsasourTreasurer.Heis
nowVicePresident.“Wearealwayslookingforpeopleand
youdon’thavetobea20-yearresident.TheBoardisfun,it
reallyis.”
TheirenthusiasmforPelicanCovehasresultedinBill’s
brother-in-law,Jeff Breen,movingintoBrookhouse.Their
son,Tim,workswiththegrounds’crew.Billsays,“It’snice
downhere.IcanstilldotwoofthethingsIreallylike,play
withwoodandgrowthings.Iamsohappyhere.Ireallyam.”
Bill McKay
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START PLANNING NOW FOR THE 2017 ART SHOW!
March 11, 12, 13, 2017
Watch for information on the PC Website, bulletin
boards and in the PCNews and via email.
PELICAN COVE ARTISTS ALERT!
providesuchserviceseitherin-homeorinanassisted-living
community.
Please,doyourself,yourfamily,andyourneighborsa
favorandcontacttheseskilledgeriatricprofessionalsto
assist,shouldyouchooseto‘AgeinPlace’.Don’tthinkthat
yourneighborsandtheofcecandothisforyou.Wearenot
equippedtotakeonthatresponsibility.
Bill McKay, BA133b
Lisa Yellin, GL401
To the Editor from page 2
Hints to Make Your Office Visit
Quicker and More Efficient:
Keep owner information/documentation current
and up-to-date: recorded deeds, current address,
contact phone numbers and visitor/vendor list.
Write your Unit Number (example: BA123) on all
checks and Work Orders.
Use your personal cell phone outside the
PC Office.
If possible, make an appointment with the staff
member you want to see, so they can give you
their personal attention.
Reservations
As we head into high season, the calendar is
full of activities already scheduled. If it should
happen that a confirmed date, with space
reserved for a Board Recognized Group or
Committee, is no longer needed, please call and
inform Leslie in the PC Office at (941) 966-5674 or
email: leslie@pelicancovecondo.com.
Wilbanks reroofing is underway
13NOVEMBER 2016
CLASSIFIEDS
AJ HOME EXPERT LLC
Kitchen and bathroom remodeling. Flooring (laminate, hardwood
& tile), painting, drywall repair, texturing. Finish carpentry (doors,
crown molding and base boards). Kitchen and bath cabinet
installation and building. Call AJ at (941) 323-6614 or
email: ajhomexpert@gmail.com.
CNA
Certified Nurse’s Assistant. We do all personal care. Doctor visits,
meds, shopping, cooking, light cleaning. Have worked in PC for 20
years! 6 - 24-hours with reasonable rates. Excellent references; Not
an Agency. Call Judy at (941) 539-7779.
THE COVE’S HANDYMAN
Bob Kellar, (941) 966-1310. Full unit paint jobs. Carpentry, minor
electrical and plumbing, window cleaning, wallpaper removal,
faucets, disposals and any misc. repairs. 13 year Cove resident.
Ref. available. Call (941) 966-1310 or bobkellar@verizon.net.
GRACIE’S HELPING HANDS
Gracie Horst, Companion/Caregiver. Providing the care and
assistance in all aspects of your daily life with attention to detail.
Starting your day dressing, cooking, shopping and transportation.
A Personal Concierge. Call (941) 586-1222 or Email:
jghorst@gmail.com.
HOUSE CHECKING BY KATHY’S KLEANING
Is your house in capable hands while you are away? With over 24
years of experience, I go the extra mile to put your mind at ease.
Many clients in PC; References available. Contact Kathy at
(941) 915-3063 or email: kjkleans@juno.com.
PLUMBING SERVICE
Specializing in water heaters, garbage disposals, toilets & faucets.
Repairs & remodeling. Licensed & insured Master Plumber
(CFC1428654). Former member of your maintenance staff.
Your plumber at the Cove since 2010. MPC Plumbing, LLC,
Mike Cummings, (941) 536-5269.
SEE WEB VIDEOS OF PELICAN COVE
To view free web videos of Pelican Cove activities (Art Shows, etc.),
landscape, inexpensive restaurants - Google: justin spring soulspeak
studio. For more info: soulspeakspring@gmail.com or call
(941) 306-1119.
SHOWER & BATH MAKEOVERS
Shower & Bathtub walls, cleaned, regrouted, caulked, sealed;
monthly maintenance available. Free Estimates (941) 377-2940;
John-Sarasota resident since 1974.
www.showerandbathsarasota.com.
SSD HOME HEALTH
My name is Debbie Smith. I am an independent business owner.
I will come to your home and take care of your loved ones. Also,
I am willing to help with any homemaking chores. I am a CNA,
Licensed and Bonded. Willing to negotiate. I provide transportation
to doctor’s appointments and shopping.
REAL ESTATE
AMAZING VIEW FOR RENT
Second-floor, very bright, end unit with spectacular view of Little
Sarasota Bay. All rooms have water view. Contact: Michelle Sparks
at (203) 249-5032 or michspark@aol.com.
THE CLEARY GROUP REMAX ALLIANCE
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and renovated to capture full bay views. New kitchen with granite
and travertine floors, updated baths, A/C, electric panel and more.
Sliding glass enclosed lanai. $449,900 www.TheClearyGroup.com
Call Joe Cleary (941) 650-8485.
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C. F. REALTY GROUP, INC.
50 Years Experience
30 Years Resident of Pelican Cove
Complimentary Tour of Pelican Cove
Member of Sarasota Association of Realtors
Charles Fredey
Licensed Real Estate Broker
(941) 320-2370
Email: candcfred@comcast.net
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CLASSIFIEDS
AJ HOME EXPERT LLC
Kitchen and bathroom remodeling. Flooring (laminate, hardwood & tile),
painting, drywall repair, texturing. Finish carpentry (doors, crown molding
and base boards). Kitchen and bath cabinet installation and building.
Call AJ at 941-323-6614 or email: ajhomexpert@gmail.com.
APPLIANCE REPAIR
CARL’S Appliance Repair. 25+ years experience. Most Major brands.
Licensed and insured. Sears factory-trained, Kenmore, G.E., Whirlpool,
L.G. Samsung, Amana, Maytag, etc. Serving Pelican Cove for over 20
years! Call Carl at 941-780-3689 with your appliance questions. website:
www.carlsappliancerepair.com or email: repaircarls@yahoo.
com.
THE COVE’S HANDYMAN
Bob Kellar, 941-966-1310. Full unit paint jobs. Carpentry, minor electrical
and plumbing, window cleaning, wallpaper removal, “rodent proong”
kitchen cabinets and any misc. repairs. 11 year Cove resident. Ref.
available. bobkellar@verizon.net. 941-966-1310.
HOUSE CHECKING BY KATHY’S KLEANING
Is your house in capable hands while you are away? With over 22 years
of experience, I go the extra mile to put your mind at ease. Many clients
in PC; References available. Contact Kathy at 941-915-3063 or email:
kjkleans@juno.com.
NEED STORAGE SHORT OR LONG TERM?
Snow Birds love our climate-controlled smaller locker sizes for seasonal
supplies, decorations and more. Senior Discounts. No Admin. Fees.
One year price guarantee and budget friendly. Come see the difference!
Budget Self Storage 4029 Bee Ridge Road 941-927-2919.
NURSE’S ASSISTANT
Certied Nurse’s Assistant or companion. I do all personal care, doctor’s
visits, medications, shopping, cooking, light cleaning. References avail-
able. My name is Maribel Abraham. Please call 941-518-6438.
PLUMBING SERVICE
Specializing in water heaters, garbage disposals, toilets, faucets. Repair
& remodeling. Licensed & insured Master Plumber (CFC1428654). For-
mer member of your maintenance staff. Your plumber at the Cove since
2010. MPC Plumbing, LLC, Mike Cummings, 941-536-5269.
QUICK! CALL THE GRIMEFIGHTERS!!
24 Hour Emergency water removal; Free mold inspections – MRSR247;
all carpet, upholstery and tile/grout cleaning needs. Serving PC for over
30 years. 941-922-1615.
SHOWER & BATH MAKEOVERS
Shower & Bathtub walls, cleaned, regrouted, caulked, sealed; monthly
maintenance available. Free Estimates 941- 377-2940; John-Sarasota
resident since 1974. www.showerandbathsarasota.com.
REAL ESTATE
AMAZING VIEW FOR RENT
Second-oor, very bright, end unit with spectacular view of Little Saraso-
ta Bay. All rooms have water view. Contact: Michelle Sparks at 203-249-
5032 or michspark@aol.com.
THE CLEARY GROUP REMAX ALLIANCE
BAYHOUSE Two bedroom/2 bath. Bayfront 2
nd
oor unit overlooking
Pelican Cove rookeries and Little Sarasota Bay. Updated kitchen with
opened up walls, laminate oors, vaulted ceilings and large sliding
glassed lanai. 1,368 sq.ft. $319,900. Call Joe or Missy Cleary 941-
809-3410 www.PelicanCoveSales.com.
THE CLEARY GROUP REMAX ALLIANCE HARBOR-
HOUSE
3BR/2.5B plus den. Direct bayfront unit with spectacular direct views of
Little Sarasota Bay...Huge kitchen, clerestory windows, balcony. Only
four of these units ever made. 2,396 sq. ft. $549,000. Call Joe or Missy
Cleary 941-650-8485 www.PelicanCoveSales.com.
TIRED OF SEARCHING FOR PARKING?
BEST LOCATION across from Pavilion; 3 Bedroom END unit; 1548 sq.ft.
Private entrance; 2
nd
oor; View of tropical yard/oaks; Updated kitchen,
Maple cabinets, granite counters, stainless steel appliances; Cathedral
ceilings; Skylight; A/C 2011/UV system 2014; Wood laminate oors;
Freshly painted; $259,000; Call Annette Kirshner, Exit King Realty, 941-
586-5773.
C. F. REALTY GROUP, INC
Licensed Real Estate Broker
Benet with a Buyers Broker
28 years as a Pelican Cove Resident
50 Years Real Estate Experience
Courtesy tours of Pelican Cove provided
Call 1-941-320-2370 candcfred@comcast.net
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24 hour emergency service
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NOVEMBER 2016
*Hello Neighbor*
DeLuca Realty located in the same plaza as
Publix & Target. We give you the best location &
exposure handling the sale / rental of your property.
Please visit www.adelucarealty.com properties that are for sale or visit
www.audreyrainrentals.com properties that are for rent
4 Sale– 1629 Treehouse TR109 3 bed 3 bath. Located Next to
Wilbanks & just steps away from the Pavilion. Great price $260K
FOR RENT: 1617 Brookhouse Dr. Second floor 2 bedroom 2 bathroom
convertible, pond view light and bright. Cathedral ceilings. Looking for
2017 seasonal rental. Easy to show. Call for price and pictures.
RENTAL / ANNUAL or SEASONAL (1 bedroom / 1 bath)
Renovated and newly furnished. Rarely available. Steps to
pool. Ready NOW. CALL FOR PRICE...EASY TO SHOW
FOR SALE: 1620 Boathouse Cir Second Floor 2 bed 2 bath.
Cathedral ceilings, close to Wilbanks and Harbor club!
***RENTAL: 1511 Pelican Point Full bay view second floor 2 bed 2
bath, owner wants annual tenant or a winter rental, cathedral ceilings
drenched in sunlight with million dollar view, call for price and pictures.
***Winter rental for 2018 Season. Owner wants 4 months. 3
bedroom 2 bath with great bay view. 2nd floor renovated and new
furnishings. 1615 Bayhouse Ct . Call for price and pictures!!!
FOR SALE: 1609 BAYHOUSE POINT BA229 updated
kitchen and appliances, freshly painted, new electrical panel
and HVAC system, easy to show and move in ready. $275,000
For Sale: 788 Sarabay Road. Unit 20 Osprey FL. 2 bedroom 2
bathroom, boat slips bay view, close to pool. Easy to show.
New tile floor, I car garage, Listed at $315,000.00
4 SALE 1611 Clower Creek HA236 END UNIT Ex-
panded large oversized 3 bed 2 bath, over looks yacht
basin, huge deck off the kitchen family room, Call ME!
For Rent 1701 Clower Creek Tree house 3/3 completely reno-
vated...A MUST SEE BEAUTIFULLY FURNISHED $4200
For Sale: 1518 Pelican Point BA249. Second floor end unit full
bay view, 2 bedroom 2 bathrooms. Updated everything!!! First
class renovations… Condo is drenched in sunlight… Easy to show
call for pictures or your private tour! Next to Wilbanks
2016 Currently 11 properties for sale & 0 condo’s pending to close
23 have sold year to date. POSTED 10-25-16 PER MLS
DeLuca Realty your Pelican Cove Expert!!!
Anthony DeLuca
941-685-6001
FOR RENT/ANNUAL 1 Bed / 1 bath 2nd floor Furnished.
Seasonal 2017 rental. Next to Glenhouse pool.
15NOVEMBER 2016
APRIL 2015
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3280 Lake Pointe Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34231
941-929-2700
*Hello Neighbor*
DeLuca Realty located in the same plaza as
Publix & Target. We give you the best location &
exposure handling the sale / rental of your property.
Please visit www.adelucarealty.com properties that are for sale or visit
www.audreyrainrentals.com properties that are for rent
FOR RENT 2016 SEASON 1615 Bayhouse Court BA215 Second floor 3
bedroom 2 bath. Full bay view. Condo currently renovated. Call Now
RENTAL offseason 1621 Boathouse Cir HA221 second floor 2
bedroom 2 bath Harbor View, lots of natural light...furnished
Rental Annual Furnished 1603 Bayhouse Point Dr BA210 Bay
view 2 story unit. Three bedroom three bath Furnished. Available
May 2015. Perfect setting easy to show!!! Call today!!!
FOR SALE
1531 Clower Creek HA245
Second floor
3 bed 3 bath. 1 of 12 floor plans
4 SALE 1520 Pelican Point BA154 First floor 2 bed 2
bath. Full Bay View. NEXT TO WILBANKS HOUSE.
CALL FOR PRIVATE SHOWING. ASKING $349k
For Sale: 1709 Pelican Cove RD GL345. *First Floor End Unit*
One bedroom One Bath next to Glenhouse pool and steps to Pavil-
lion. ***ASKING*** at $129,800.00
4 sale 209 Lychee Rd Nokomis Florida 34275. This is a resi-
dential home on a canal with boat lift plus pool & outdoor
kitchen, 3 bed 2 bath split plan, built in 1997 updated every-
thing. This is what u want in your FL home! Asking $629800
For Sale 1520 Pelican Point Dr BA155 First floor 1 bed 1 bath
furnished bay view, condo rented for the season asking $235K
FOR RENT * Annual *1709 Pelican Cove GL445 One bed One bath
for rent furnished $1375.00. Use the back entrance to fall in the Glen-
house Pool. Great location ready mid April. CALL NOW!
Thinking of buying! CALL ME for tour of the different floor plans
Pelican Cove has to offer…I will find your location & floor plan.
FOR RENT *ANNUAL LEASE ONLY* This April 1st 2015,
1680 Brookhouse Cir BR208. Second floor end unit TURNKEY
Furnished. Updated one bedroom one bath. Across form Brook-
house pool. ***Easy to show call me today***
2015 Currently 3 Properties for sale & 8 condos pending to close
and 7 have sold year to date... POSTED 3-20-15... times r a changing
DeLuca Realty your Pelican Cove Expert!!!
Anthony DeLuca
941-685-6001
788 Sarabay Rd Unit 20 Villa / Condo Located in Osprey, 2 bed 2 bath
vaulted ceilings with one car garage...view of fountain and intracoastal,
boats slips available, community pool and tennis court $295.000.00
PENDING
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Skilled Nursing
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Short & Long Term Care
Come as a patient leave as a friend!
941-929-2700
3280 Lake Pointe Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34231
*Resident Realtor & Pelican Cove Owner
for the past 15 years*
Delivering all of your Real Estate Needs. Delivering the Results.
Judy Limekiller
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate
941.374.4802 direct
JudyLimekiller@JudyLimekiller.com
Come to visit my office at
8181 S. Tamiami Trail (right near Hobby Lobby)
You can find the Market Value
of your home for FREE at
www.PelicanCoveHomeValues.com
* Go to MedwayRealty.com for terms and conditions
www.PelicanCoveCondoSales.com
“We’ll sell your condo in 90 days
or we don’t take a commission!*
Bob & Colleen Gibson
Sales Associates, Realtors
®
941-961-9088
REDUCED FOR QUICK SALE
1620 Boathouse Circle GR#203
$215,000
Bob & Colleen Gibson
Sales Associates, Realtors
Bob & Colleen Gibson
®
*Resident Realtor & Pelican Cove Owner
for the past 15 years*
Delivering all of your Real Estate Needs. Delivering the Results.
1529 Pelican Point Drive #HA 208
List Price: $369,000
ART CLUB: Classes, workshops, lectures and lms. Annual
Membership. Info: Joan Libby Hawk (941) 966-3970.
ART STUDIO: Wilbanks Art Studio by key. Membership $10
yearly. Info: Phyllis Camesano (716) 352-6163.
BALLROOM & ETHNIC DANCE: Instruction on ballroom and
ethnic dancing. Info: Vicky Geskos (617) 721-3443.
BIKE GROUP: Meets Nov-Apr. Organized bike rides outside of
Pelican Cove. Info: Bernie Lofchie (781) 925-4722 or
blofchie@gmail.com.
CINEMA CLUB: Meets monthly, Nov–Apr, Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Pavilion, Info: Pat Klugherz (941) 918-0532.
COFFEE PROGRAM: Meets monthly, Dec–Mar, Thursday,
9:30 a.m. Info: Janet Hasselbring (616) 402-0961.
CULINARY CLUB: Meets for Thematic Dinners. Dec–Apr. First
Saturday each month. Info: Helene Crawford (941) 966-3029.
DUPLICATE BRIDGE: Meets Jan–Mar; Wednesday, 7 p.m.,
Harbor Club. Info: Arline Neufeld at arline.david@juno.com.
EXERCISE TO GO: Meets Jan–Mar, Monday and Wednesday,
9:30 a.m., Info: Rita Breen (941) 966-1485.
FIBER ARTS GROUP: Meets at 1:30 p.m., 1st and 3rd
Monday each month at Wilbanks. Nov–Apr. Info: Erlinda Rejino
(518) 728-5129.
FISHING CLUB: Meets monthly. Info: George Lindenfeld
(828) 335-1300.
FOLK MUSIC CLUB: Meets monthly, Dec–Mar, Harbor Club.
Info: Joel Leonard (941) 882-3093.
GET FIT: Meets every Wednesday at Harbor Club, 10:45 a.m.
Info: Leanne Platfoot (239) 481-1311.
JAZZ GROUP: Meets Jan-Mar, Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Pavilion,
Info: Bobby Barnhart (941) 966-1352.
KAYAK/CANOE CLUB: Organized outings on the water.
Info: Frank Rivera (941) 918-9475 or rrogercat@aol.com.
LADIES WATER EXERCISE: Meets every Tuesday, Thursday
and Saturday, 10 a.m., Pavilion Pool. Info: Sony Krajcovic
(941) 966-8535.
LIBRARY: Pelican Pavilion – Hours: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Books,
tapes, DVDs, games, puzzles; for use by all residents.
LINE DANCE: Meets Oct–Apr, Thursday, 3:00 p.m. Pavilion;
Info: Judy Rabkin (941) 451-8238.
MEN’S WATER EXERCISE: Meets Nov-Apr, Monday,
Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. Pavilion Pool. Info: Don Black
(941) 966-6462.
NEIGHBOR TO NEIGHBOR: Need help? Info: Janet Hemond
(941) 966-3553.
OPEN POKER: Meets Jan-Mar, Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Harbor
Club. Info: Janet Hemond (941) 966-3553.
PARTY BRIDGE: Meets every Tuesday, 7 p.m., Wilbanks. Info:
Warren Lappin (941) 266-5513.
PELICAN COVE UNIVERSITY: Classes held at various
recreational facilities. Info: Ben and Elizabeth Forsyth
(941) 244-2043.
PELICAN PROGRAMS: Meets monthly, Jan–Mar. Info: Felice
Perlmutter (941) 966-5880 or Libby Ross (845) 245-8330.
PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB: Meets Jan–Mar, Friday, 9:30 a.m.,
Harbor Club (Labs meet Thursday, 3:15 p.m. Wilbanks) Info:
Susan Smith (941) 966-5797.
PING PONG: Meets Dec–Mar in Pavilion. Info: Penny Rubin
(518) 466-4445.
POETRY GROUP: Meets Dec–May, every two weeks. Info:
Barbara Keller (317) 691-3585 or Peter Bergas (941) 966-3245.
SCULPTURE CLUB: Coordinator: Marcia Wolfson
(941) 966-4855.
SOCIAL CLUB: Membership open to all residents. $15 per
person per year. Info: Beth Duggan: (941) 350-6111.
TAI CHI: Meets Jan–Mar, Wednesday, 1 p.m., Info: Jan Freund
(412) 877-5181.
TAP DANCING: Meets Jan–Mar, Thursday, 2 p.m., Pavilion.
Info: Dixie Mahan (941) 918-4437.
TENNIS CLUB: Meets Dec-Apr. Info: Beth Duggan
(941) 350-6111.
WATER AEROBICS CLASSES: For men and women, Monday
and Thursday, 4 p.m., Pavilion Pool. Info: Colleen Gibson
(989) 295-8779.
WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP: Meets Jan–Mar, Tuesday,
9 a.m., Wilbanks. Info: Barbara Jost (941) 966-7544.
WRITERS GROUP: Discussions and readings from published
authors of Pelican Cove. Info: Janet Hasselbring
(616) 402-0961.
WOODWORKING: Daily 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. by key. $15 yearly +
$25 initiation fee. Pres. Jeff Fernald: (941) 966-8824;
V.P. Ed Yellin: (941) 966-0168.
YACHT CLUB: Scheduled rendezvous. $20 annually, plus $10
initiation fee. Info: John Glascock (941) 966-8884.
YOGA: Meets Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. Chair Yoga meets
Tuesdays and Fridays. 9:30 a.m., both in the Harbor Club.
Info: Lore Kaplan at (413) 441-2947 or Caryl-Halle Cantor
(216) 403-4497.
1615 Pelican Point Drive
Sarasota, Florida 34231
WHERE THE ACTION IS
PELICAN C VE