25 January 2023
HIDDEN GEM by Emma DiMaggio [email protected] There aren’t many people who would wake up early in the morning, pull on their work boots, and head out to a refuge to survey birds, care for plants and watch over nesting birds. But there are a few, and some of them live right here in Leisure World. These residents don’t go to the Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge to get paid, or for
CALLING ALL COUNTRY ROCK LOVERS On Saturday, Jan. 28, Abilene returns to Clubhouse 2 at 7 p.m. Abilene is Seal Beach Leisure World’s No. 1 country rock band going strong for 20 years. Terry Otte leads Abilene and shares singing duties with Tina Schaffer. Guitarist Rod Anderson, bassist Doug Decker and drummer Jim Greer round out the group. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and music goes until 9.
The Golden Rain Foundation Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance, slated for Tuesday, Feb. 14, will return this year after a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The romantic not-forcouples- only evening will begin at 6 p.m. in Clubhouse 2, with a sumptuous dinner of chicken piccata, garlic mashed potatoes, steamed vegetable medley, Sonoma salad and chocolate mousse for dessert, catered by
know we were there.” But lack of visibility doesn’t stop the volunteers from pursuing their mission. “The main goal of the wildlife refuge is to protect the creatures that are endangered, but also reach out and educate people about that as much as we can, get them involved in the same process,” Cummings said. The refuge is a bird-lovers paradise. The site is a migratory stopover:
STOCK TRANSFER by Nancy Ray Stock Transfer Supervisor Pet Registration in Stock Transfer Per Pet Policy 7501, Article II, LW pets must be registered with the Stock Transfer Office before they are brought onto the Mutual premises. Pet registration and licensing must be updated on or before Dec. 31 of each year. Mutual Pet Registration Forms can be picked up at the Stock Transfer Office.
CLUBHOUSES TO CLOSE, EVENTS CANCELLED Southern California Edison will replace a light pole serving Clubhouse 3 on Monday, Feb. 6. Both Clubhouse 3 and Clubhouse 4 will close for the entire day and there will be no access to the building or parking lot. The Library will remain open. All areas will be affected by the outage (orange boxes above). All club meetings and classes will be cancelled.