Veterans Day Celebration

On Monday, November 11, 2019 at 10:00AM a program to honor and recognize our veterans took place at the ClubhouseThe Bluebonnet Officers wish to thank all those who came out to honor our veterans.  We welcomed friends from the American Legion   as well as the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Opening remarks on the history of Veterans Day were made and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Ron Erkert led us in the singing of the National Anthem.  Ron then sang for us the Civil War ballad “Lorena”.  Edmund Strickler led us in a prayer of thanks and gratitude to our veterans. Edmund also gave a reading from Alden Solovy’s Poem, To Bend Light.

The D’Hanis High School Marching Band led by Mr. Chris Castro  performed several selections to the delight of the crowd.  Donations in the amount of $512 were made by LSC Members to the band.    Refreshments were served by Minta Ross, Rose Schafer and Cindy Smith.



A Special Thank You to our own Bluebonnet Vice-President, Randi Rigsby for her many hours of hard work to organize this event.

Submitted by The Bluebonnet Officers

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Starting Tuesday, November 12 at 9:30am in the Clubhouse

A new inside walking exercise group will be getting together.  There’s an interesting DVD that presents walking as a fun form of exercise.

Come join in at the Clubhouse.

Submitted by Sandra Million Lot #73

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Veterans Day

Monday, November 11 at 10:00 AM (NOTE TIME CHANGE!)
Join your neighbors, friends and guests at the Clubhouse at 10AM to celebrate the nations, as well as, our own  Lone Star
Corral Veterans. During our program, we’ll be entertained by members of the D’Hanis High School band. Keep in mind that we are currently collecting donations to present to the band. These funds are used to purchase instruments to help the students. Refreshments will be served.                                                                     
Submitted by Bluebonnet Auxiliary Officers
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The Election Committee is requesting applicants to run for positions on the Board of Directors at the Annual Membership Meeting on February 27, 2020. This year there are four open positions so we will need at least five candidates. Applications and forms are available from the office or Edmund Strickler on Lot 16. The form necessary to have someone else pick up your voting packet in January is also available at the same locations.

Submitted by Edmund Strickler, Lot 16

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Its Time for the Fiddlers!

The Fiddlers will be playing in the Clubhouse on the 16th of November. The first of 3 shows this winter. Come on out and spend the day listening to some good old Country/Western music brought to you by some fine entertainers. Some are your neighbors from the park. The music starts at 11 am. We stop for lunch at 12 and pick it up again until 3pm. Please bring a covered dish to share at lunch. We’d like to see a good turnout of the SKP members to support these folks.

Submitted by Ron Erkert,  Lot 6

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Mournful Wail on Monday

On Monday, Nov 4, about 1:20 PM, the only operable Union Pacific Big Boy steam locomotive, one of the largest steam locomotives in the world, will be steaming through D’Hanis on its way east from Del Rio to San Antonio. We in the LSC will be able to hear the whistle and see the smoke, if not the locomotive itself, as it passes. There are stops scheduled in Uvalde, Sabinal, and Hondo for public viewing.

No. 4014 is a 600 ton, 7,000 HP, 132′ long articulated 4-8-8-4 monster that was built in 1941 and traveled over a million miles before being retired in 1961. It spent over 50 years on static display at the Fairplex in Pomona, CA before being re-acquired by UP, and its complete rebuild in the UP locomotive shop in Cheyenne, WY was finished just this last May. Since most of the railroad water towers are gone, No. 4014 has two additional water tank cars hitched just behind the tender, followed by the historic passenger cars that make up the rest of the train.

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Ice Cream Social!

Ice cream social Sunday, 6 P.M. at the Clubhouse.  Bring your bowl and spoon!  $1.00 per generous scoop, toppings included.  Larry Smith and Marlene Moir will be your hosts.  Come out and visit with friends, meet guests and lets eat some ice cream!

Ice cream social will be followed by Card BINGO at 6:45 P.M. in the Clubhouse.  Stay for the fun.

Submitted by The Bluebonnet Officers

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Our BOD – Spooky Spirits!

Some of our Board of Directors had a little fun with the October 31, 2019 Board Meeting in the Clubhouse.  Pictured are Kay Markle and Linda Mossman as witches, and Sherri Rockett as Albert Enstein!  Our BOD meetings are never dull!!

Photo credit to Patti Coble, Lot 110

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Thanksgiving Dinner will be held
Thursday, November 28,2019 at 2:30 PM

The kitchen crew will prepare the turkey and gravy, potatoes, coffee and tea.
Bluebonnets will fund the turkey up to $75.
Each table will provided their own table service.

One person at each table will serve as the Host/Hostess for their table.
They will contact the people signed up for their table and determine which side dishes each person will prepare for that table only.

White tablecloths will be on each table. The Host/Hostess may decorate their table however they choose.

Each table may have a MAXIMUM OF 10 people.

Hosted and submitted by Rose and Phil Schafer Lot #14

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This week in the Clubhouse:
Thursday: Pokeno 6:30P.M. Bring your pennies!
Friday: BINGO! 7 P.M. New games and tons of fun!
Saturday: Movie Night: 6:30 P.M. “Young Frankenstein” with Gene Wilder. A comedy classic. Free popcorn!

PLEASE remember to donate to the D’Hanis School Band for their upcoming performance on Veterans Day, November 11th. Collection jar is in the Clubhouse.

Submitted by The Bluebonnet Officers

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