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July 17th  2018 


REMINDER : Song Fest / Sing Along  

 Sunday July 15th @ Henrich Hall @ 1 30  PM.  The Thursday Night  Singing Group lead by Rick Darling will perform on Sunday.  This Songfest / Sing Along- will consist of both new and a few oldies and all well known favorites and include a few solos ! .... Refreshments will be served after the Songfest/Sing Along.    ………………   JK 

Headlines - Life Events and Recent News:

The Board of Directors and the Rules Committee would like to thank everyone that came to the meeting to vote on the proposed rules! For those that did not attend, the proposed rules package passed by a majority vote, with only two votes against! The next step is that the package will be sent to the Attorney General for approval or disapproval, whichever the case may be. We thank the Rules Committee for all their hard work and diligence in creating this package! They were very diligent in checking with State and Local Town laws and rules and using the Attorney General's guidelines. Again, thank you all for showing pride in your community!

The Halifax Council on Aging is having their annual Ice Cream Social @ Henrich Hall on Tuesday, July 17th @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm! There also will be some entertainment! You must call for a reservation for this event. You can call the C.O.A. @ 781-293-7313 to make your reservation. Come have some ice cream and entertainment with your friends and neighbors!

The Annual Association Meeting will be on Tuesday, August 21st @ 7:00 pm. This is a very important meeting as there will be an election for the Board and we'll be voting on the budget for the next fiscal year! Please plan on attending and watch this space for more info!



If Interested Call Charlie Brine @  352-789-9791 Or Roxanne Currier @ 339-244-4942

Or Donna O'Connell @ 781-294-1035 ...........   It’s Your Community ! Get Involved !

   Have some news that you would like to share with the community ??

See Bottom of Newsletter for details ! Free for Halifax Estates Member Residents !

Our Weekly Community Events:

Bingo - July 9 th  -  1st Special Carol Nelson- Door Prize -Sandy Dalton - 50/50 - Cindy Hathaway -  Even Odd - Carole Whitman -  2nd Special -1st - Jen Walker- 2nd - Bill Johnson and Peggy Goyette - 3rd -Mary Pasteris ............... Claire Johnson

Is there anyone out there that would be willing to be a Bingo caller once every 4 weeks? It's on Monday nights and starts at 6:45 and usually ends around 9:15. If anyone is interested, please call Sandy @ 781-293-4455 or Nancy @ 781-293-8685. Thank you!



  Whist – July 11th  1st - Avis Arsenault with 51 Pts - 2nd  _ A Tie Ronnie Hiltz and Carol Nelson with 50 Pts and 3 rd _ Cathy Walsh with 33  Pts  ………… Nancy Hiltz


 Bowling – July 12th  - Woman’s High Single –Marlene @ 89 -  Woman’s High Three Total –Marlene  @ 246 - Men’s High Single: Tom Crotty @ 107 -  Men’s High Three Total –  Tom Crotty @ 288   - Sue Hopps won the quarters. ....... Rita Magnarelli



Knitting   - Every Wed @ 90 Maplewood Dr -  1:00 pm - Come join us we are a close knit group ! !

The Thursday night Singing Group  The Group practices Thursday evenings  7 PM to 8 15 PM at Henrich Hall. 


   Upcoming Events:

Maintenance Committee Meeting  at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17th, at Henrich Hall. - Budget and Ongoing Projects to be discussed.

The Next Board Of Directors Meeting is July 19th @ 1:00 @ Henrich Hall. All Members in good standing are welcome to attend !

From the Entertainment Committee - A Movie Night and Hot Dog & Pasta Salad Dinner, Friday July 20th. Dinner is at 5:30pm. Please let Iris know if you are planning on attending dinner (781.293.1577) so we have enough hotdogs. Donation of $2 or $3 is appreciated. If you only come for the movie part of the night, that is more than fine, too and FREE. The movie we are showing is BERNIE, a comedy with Shirley MacLaine. Movie time is 6:30ish.  ............................ Hope to see you there.

 The Norwell Visiting Nurse Association will be at Henrich Hall for the wellness clinic the 4th Monday of each month @ 12:30 - 1:30 for blood pressure, blood glucose levels etc. The next date is Monday, July 23rd. This is a free service to all!

The second Craft Day is scheduled for Tuesday July 24th at 11am to about 3pm at Henrich Hall. We are making ornaments with Boston sports motive. These ornaments will be sold, along with the scarves we made last week, at our Craft Fair in October for a special community project.

 Paint Night is scheduled for Tuesday July 24th at 6:30pm at Henrich Hall. Please let Iris (781.293.1577) know if you are coming, so our teacher can set up a place for you.

Also in the thinking stage for July or August is a dance. Carl Faith & Jeff O’Connell  have offered to DJ for us at no cost. If anyone would like to know what type of music they play, the answer is OUR KIND of course, 60’s, 70’s 80 and more music!

Generations Annual Meeting Aug 8th 11 am @ Police Station Lunch, Election of Officers and Upcoming Events

Generations Trip -RI Lighthouse Cruise and Quonset Thurs Aug 9th $92 PP Call Dottie 781-801-4822 for Reservations

We will be having a Flu Shot Clinic with Marc, the pharmacist from Osco Drug, on Tuesday, Sept. 11th @10:00 am. Stay tuned for more information! Mark your calendars !

The Next Halifax Estates Helping Hands Committee Meeting will be held on September 21st lower Level Henrich Hall ! Have a great Summer ! :-)

The Annual October Craft Fair. It is scheduled for October 27, 2018.  from 9-2 ..... More info to come at a later date. ...... Iris Perkoski



   Trips with Dave Roy   Call - 781-294-4846  - We need at least 30 people to go on these bus trips ! Friends and Family are always welcome ! ALL TRIPS ARE NOW $30.00 Per Person All Trips to be Paid 10 days in advance and NON REFUNDABLE Unless due to sickness or emergency.

Mohegan Sun Casino Trip  - Aug. 7th  Leaves Henrich Hall @ 10 am . Please Call To Reserve So we can get a count of how many are going. Thanks ............................Marie and Dave    



   For Sale, Wanted, Needed or Free:


For Sale - Tan Colored Power Chair (originally $700 from Bernie and Phyl's ) Only $50  ............... Call Sue @ 781-293-3453


Wanted: A ride to and from the T station will Pay $5  ........ Please Call Jeanne @ 781-217-4706


Free - TV Stand Fits up to 39 in TV Call 774-826-9110

For Sale  - 8ft Boss Snow Plow $1500 -  2008 Ford Focus - Needs Work - $1500 - 20 Ft Aluminum Ladder $100 -10 Ft Aluminum Step Ladder $75 -8 ft Step Ladder $50 - Call 781-985-0444

FOR SALE: - Lane matching end tables; light mahogany with beautiful inlay on both.   Asking $25 each, or two for $40.  -Call:  (617) 877-4981  (in park).   

FREE:- Large wall mirror; excellent condition. - Call:  (617) 877-4981  (in park).  

Free - 1 Queen Sized Bed Frame- 1 Queen sized Mattress and Box Spring -  2 Bureaus - 1 small side table with 3 drawers( needs painting) - 1 bookcase- 1 wood rocking chair - 1 living room easy chair (rocker) - 1 captains chair - 1 butcher block kitchen table  with 2 chairs -  1 triangle shaped  wrought iron coffee table with glass top - Call 781-749-7081  ......................... Oh did we mention FREE !


For Sale - 1 large handmade corner cupboard  with antique doors ( Make Me An Offer)  -  Call - 781-749-7081

For Sale A brand new, never been started Generator ! !  It is a Generac GP6500 8000 with electric start $750 Firm Please Call 617-365-1345

For Sale - Aluminum Ramp 34 ft x 12 ft corner by 38in wide $2500 or best offer - Mobile Electric chair Brand New $950 or Best offer  - Call Pam @ 508-577-8451

For Sale -  20 Ft STEEL Entry Ramp with railings (2-10' sections with a 4 x 4 landing that allows it to be run straight or turned right or left. NON SKID Open Grate Design helps shed water. ice and snow. 1500# capacity, ADA compliant - $1150 Call Charlie @ 352-789-9791 


Please Notify us when Items are SOLD  !  ................... Thank You !

 Other Notices:

Reminder to Make All Lot Rent Checks to HMHEA Inc - Please !

Reservation and information regarding renting out Henrich Hall - Call Beth Briggs @ 857-236-0403.

   Business Ad's and Notices:


Home Health Aide / Homemaker - Decades of Experience - Reasonable Rates - References Available ! - Please Call Jen @ 781-447-3649



J & M Maintenance - Lawns -Clean-ups - shrub trimming - Snow removal - Call JR @ 774-205-5381-



Have a Home To Sell Here in Our Community ? The PARK SALES GROUP @ ParkSalesGroup.com or our sister site @ HalifaxMobileHomes.com can help you sell your home period ! ! !  Please call us @ 781-294-1087 or 781-264-6588 - With Us it's just  a “ Plain - Simple and Straightforward way of doing business the right way ! -

 Look for our ad in the Halifax C.O.A. Newsletter Too ! We Support Local !  ...Thank You,  Jeff and Donna O'Connell


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Entertainment  Section:


Today July 17th is National Peach Ice Cream Day !  ................. ENJOY ! !


Trivia - What US state is famous for their juicy peaches?


Did You Know - cats spend 66% of their life asleep ?


Weekly Laughs What did one toilet say to the other toilet? ….. You look flushed - Why did the barber win the race? …….Because he took a short cut. - What bow can't be tied? - A rainbow! -Why do fish live in salt water? … Because pepper makes them sneeze! -Why did Roger go out with a prune? ……Because he couldn’t find a date! -What kind of dogs like car racing? ….. Lap dogs ! -When does Friday come before Thursday?  ….Just In the dictionary ! - What kind of bird sticks to sweaters? ……….a Vel-Crow  - What do you call a funny mountain? …… Hill-arious! -  What did the digital clock say to the grandfather clock? …… Look grandpa, no hands! -  What three candies can you find in every school? …….Nerds, DumDums, and smarties. !- What kind of key opens a banana? That would be a monkey! - What did the horse say when he fell? ….. Help, I've fallen and I can't giddy up! - What do bees do if they want to use public transport? ……Wait at a buzz stop! -What would Bears be without B’s? ……. Ears !- Where do hamburgers go to dance? Why to the meat-ball !   ......That is all we have for today !   BADA BING  !  ........ 


Trivia  Answer - Georgia ! ..................... mmmmmm good those Georgia Peaches !


Weekly Quote   -We know what we are, but know not what we may be. .................... William Shakespeare

  Next Town Recycling  Wed. July 18th and Wed Aug 1st    

That’s it for this week, Be Safe and Be Well !

............ Jeff O’Connell Sr. - Editor    

  Thought for today - Life is a long lesson in humility. ……….. James M. Barrie

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