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Can you believe the summer already came and went? With it, it brought us back the wonderful Darlene Bradley as our new community manager. Keep reading for a message from Darlene and more community updates.
The Management Office will be closed November 28 and 29 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. However, the sales office may be open. Be sure to check with them about any sales appointments or tours.
It seems like health articles tell us to give up our favorite fast-casual chains, but it is possible to eat healthy while still enjoying our top places to grab a quick bite. Find your new favorite meal from Chipotle, Starbucks, Panera Bread, Subway, Panda Express, or Domino’s in this list of healthier options!
Looking to sell your home? Selling homes is not a side job, but our only job. While we’re sad to see you go, we’re here to help you every step of the way. We work exclusively in and for this community. Keep reading to learn how to contact your sales professionals.
Many years ago, several of the all-age communities in Florida banned together to create the "Tools for School" program to collect and distribute school supplies to all-age communities. This year, we brought back the program to University Lakes with wonderful results. Keep reading to learn more!
In a crisis, communication is only as good as its delivery speed. That’s why Hometown America is introducing One Call Now to send messages instantly to our residents during an emergency situation. Keep reading to learn how you can get set up.
Looking to get a deeper and more fulfilling night’s rest? From regulating your daily schedule to limiting your digital screen time, there are plenty of ways to help you sleep better every night. Check out this list of potential insomnia causes and tips for sleeping easier, your body and mind are sure to thank you.
If you’d like to cook a turkey for this year’s Thanksgiving Potluck, sign-up sheets will be on the credenza starting Monday, Oct. 14! Read more for details and dates on sign up deadlines and delivery dates.
Get ready for a night to remember! Bring your skills and your friends to the Lip Sync Contest on Saturday, October 19 at 7 p.m. This is a fun night for a good cause – helping us continue to raise funds for Heartland Food Bank. Admission is $5. We can’t wait to see you there!
Join us on Friday, Nov. 1 and Saturday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. for frivolity and fun! Diversions presents “Comedy Tonight,” an evening of sketch and stand-up comedy. Enjoy original and classic skits, prize raffles, and light refreshments. Admission is free, and we gratefully accept donations. See you there!
If you’re looking to grow your garden and help the environment this year, try composting! It gets the reputation of recycling’s older, more intimidating sister – but it’s not at all. Composting keeps organic items out of the landfill, in your garden, and it’s the best fertilizer your flowers and vegetables could dream of. With these basics and benefits of composting, you’ll be a pro in no time.
Broadway Lights Theatre Company is excited to bring back Daryl Patrick and his jazz ensemble Friday, Oct. 25. Come on out to the cabaret lounge in the clubhouse for some rhythm and fun. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and tickets go on sale soon for $5 each. This event is also BYOB and snacks.
Join our friends from Walmart on Monday, October 28 from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m. for a Flu Clinic. This is the perfect time to get your flu shot and avoid the hassle of going somewhere else to get it. As always, we want our residents to stay happy and healthy, so we hope to see you there!
Get a jump start on your holiday shopping at our annual Craft and Hobby Fair on Saturday, November 19 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Clubhouse’s main room will be full of handcrafted jewelry, knits, art, fine woodwork, cards, and so much more. Admission is FREE and the Snack Bar will be open!
Think back to your last flight. Did it strike you odd that people were shouting about overhead bin space, taking off their socks to “get more comfortable”, or just forgetting about common courtesy entirely? The Boston Globe recently investigated our strange flight behavior/rituals and you wouldn’t believe some of the causes.
Join Broadway Lights Theatre Company for another Murder Mystery Night on Saturday, November 9. This interactive whodunit will keep you on the edge of your seat all night. Tickets go on sale soon for $5 and doors open at 6:15 p.m. This event is BYOB and snacks. Come help us solve the mystery!
We would like to welcome back our seasonal residents by kicking off this year with a Fire Ring in the Outback on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 5 – 7 p.m. Enjoy music from Rick Arnold, hotdogs, beer, wine, soda, and water. Please bring sides to share, a utensil to cook your hotdog, and your ID badge.
Join us on Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23 for a community Garage Sale. Friday night from 6 – 8 p.m. is exclusive to residents with ID badges. Doors open to the public Saturday at 8 a.m. The TMAC room will accept your donations and sell them to help fund the committees here. See you there!
The Outdoor Decorating Committee would like to invite you to help us Light Up Tanglewood on Friday, November 29 at 7 p.m. in the bash area (behind the pool). This event is BYOB and snacks while we provide the entertainment.
Getting to know your new neighbors and free ice cream – what more could you ask for? Join us on Tuesday, December 3 at 1 p.m. for the New Resident Social in the main hall in the clubhouse. Create your own sundae and learn about everything available to you here at Tanglewood!
Every year the Highlands County Sheriff’s Department visits Tanglewood as part of their community outreach program. They call it National Night Out, and the idea is for us to get to know our neighbors and our local law enforcement team. Read on for more!
Another win for Hometown! On July 19th, residents and Hometown America employees enjoyed some fun down at the pool. With over 40 residents and 15 employees participating, it made for a great time. Keep reading for the results!
Share your voice at our karaoke party on Tuesday, October 22 from 6 – 9 p.m. in the clubhouse, hosted by our very own Wendy and Dennis Jager. We’ll provide the beer, wine, and sodas; you provide the vocals. Feel free to bring snacks to share with your friends and don’t forget your ID badge!
With new technology and apps, distance no longer prevents grandparents from keeping in touch with their grandchildren. Skype and FaceTime are just the beginning of ways to stay connected. Read on for tips for using new tech to keep in touch!
Summer may not be the best season to take a cruise. Autumn offers both great prices and less crowded destinations for travelers. If you’re looking to get the best bang for your buck on your next maritime vacation, keep reading!
Negotiation is an important skill and a great way to score discounts on purchases. Yes, you should always research your purchase, but there’s more to it than that. Read on for haggling hacks that are sure to help you get a deal!
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Take the hassle out of making rent payments with Hometown America’s E-Z Pay. With E-Z Pay, your lot rent will be automatically deducted from your bank account on the third of each month. New sign-ups earn a $10 credit.
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