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Monday, June 5, 2023

Sunday Tea Club members don festive hats to raise money for Camp Boggy Creek

The Sunday Tea Club held its annual “Chari-Tea” benefit and once again provided a financial boost for Camp Boggy Creek.
Club President Carol Newton presented a $6,500 check to a representative of Camp Boggy Creek Sunday in the Eisenhower Recreation Center.
The camp is a place where “children with serious illnesses can experience joy and happiness in a camp setting.” For more information go to:www.boggycreek.org.

Arlene Eckhardt shows off her flamingo hat at the Sunday Tea Club charity event
Arlene Eckhardt shows off her flamingo hat at the Sunday Tea Club charity event.
Carolyn Carrella created an Easter themed table
Carolyn Carrella created an Easter themed table.

Nearly 200 Sunday Tea Club members showed up, many in costumes for the table-themed event.
“We just finished a cruise, so we decided to do a beach theme table,” said Charlene Hall, who attended the event with her daughters, Michele and Renae. All wore their beach shirts.

Arlene Eckhardt sported a pink flamingo hat that went right along with her flamingo-themed table. Carrie King fit right in with a Beauty and the Beast table design. Carolyn Carrella was in season with an Easter themed table.
Other tables included a tribute to “I Love Lucy” and an English tribute to Paddington Bear.

Little white cross case may be headed to U.S. Supreme Court

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Tamarind Grove resident suggests that the infamous little white cross case in The Villages may have to go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

We need to change the rules

A Village of Lynnhaven resident contends it’s time for The Villages to update the deed compliance rules.

The cross should remain

A Village of Fernandina resident says that a little white cross at the center of a legal battle in The Villages should remain in place. Read her Letter to the Editor.

I agree that Sawgrass Grove is overcrowded and pricey

A Village of Monarch Grove resident agrees with a previous letter writer who complained that Sawgrass Grove is overcrowded and pricey.

Snarky comments about my noble name

A Village of Pennecamp resident calls out the readers making snarky comments about his “noble” name. Read his Letter to the Editor.