Munch with the Bunch
Club had a sold
out luncheon held
at Towers on the
Green on Thursday,
with over 100
Gloria Beck spotlighted
over 320 enrolled.
for the event were
Marilyn Goldberg and Eva Kessner, who
remarked about the importance of friendship,
which was the topic of a fabulous talk given by
guest speaker Dr. Nurit Israeli.
Dr. Israeli, an associate professor of
psychology and family therapy, spoke of the
pandemic causing social isolation and its being
more pronounced in older adults. The result of
this isolation can be physiological risk factors
for illness. The power of friendship becomes a
tool for wellness and social connections can be
a powerful force to regulate emotional disaster.
The rapt audience listened as Dr. Israeli
described ways to combat social isolation and
ways to develop
tools to spend
time with other.
the quote: “A
friend may be
hiding behind a
audience of old
and new friends
Games for Dames is an offshoot of the
Lunch Bunch group. If you’re looking to join
a game or need a fill-in for bridge, canasta,
Mah jongg and even Rummikub, call Phyllis
Dieber at 516-448-6676 or email Judy Paris at
Verse by Vicki
Holidays over, no need to be blue.
Just welcome in 2022.
Clear all thoughts - sad and complex
Don’t act like a tyrannosaurus rex.
this wonderful lecture.
Fun in the sun always continues with an
unusual event at the Boca Raton Museum of
Art, and on Wednesday, February 9th we will
attend the world premiere of "Machu Picchu
Think happy thoughts galore,
and the Golden Empire of Peru.” It is a rare
Don’t gripe and moan like a dinosaur.
exhibition kicking off its world tour in South
Put a sprint in your step or cane,
Florida and is considered to be a once in a
Be positive - try not to complain.
lifetime experience. The South Florida media
is calling the exhibit the hottest group event
See the good in all your friends,
of the season. There are nine galleries, all
Angry? Try to make amends.
with different themes, sounds and sights. The
Give someone a helping hand,
exhibit leaves in March.
Grandkids? Just try to understand.
The total price for the exhibition is $41.50
which includes the exhibit, virtual reality
January They do hip hop and sometimes curse.
and audio headset. The Women’s Club has
Believe me things could be much worse.
graciously offered to supplement the cost of
And your kids that have already grown,
the program. The group will meet at 11:15,
¢Sometimes they forget to use the phone.
and after the exhibit will go on to Max’s Grill
COURIER for a full luncheon of soup, salad, choice of
Whatever we say is to no avail.
main course and drink for $26. If you are in
They’ll either text or use email.
Florida or traveling there and want to join the
T’would be nice for us to rejoice,
event, you can call Janice Stewart who is the
TOWERS With the sound of their caring voice.
contact person. Phone number: 561-392-2500
Ext. 229. You can pay for the ticket with your
But settle in Seniors - another year.
credit card. Let her know you are joining the
Smile in the elevator-bring some cheer.
group on Wednesday, February 9th at 11:15
SHORE Though under masks no one can see,
with Roberta Gould. Please call Roberta also
Your eyes transmit that you’re friendly.
to let her know you are attending so you can
be added to the luncheon list. Gould: 561-
NORTH Go to programs and keep bopping.
445-3029 or 561-496-6650.
Take a walk or do some shopping.
We send greetings from down south to our
Off to the gym or have a meal,
friends up there, and look forward to seeing
20 Be happy and healthy-it’s the real deal!
you in the spring. Luncheon coordinators
Eva Kessner and Marilyn
Speaker Dr. Nurit Israeli
and Women’s Club
Co-President Gloria Beck
More than 100 women attended
A MESSAGE FROM WOMEN’S CLUB SOUTH:
FLORIDA PROGRAMS FOR NORTH SHORE TOWER’S WOMEN’S CLUB
BY BOBBY GOULD
Greetings from Florida. We are looking
forward to being together. Our exciting
agenda includes two wonderful events. On
Tuesday, December 16th, a Holiday Buffet
Dinner at the Polo Club was planned with
masks and vaccination requirements in place.
Socializing and exchange of phone numbers
is always encouraged at these events. John
Virga has graciously forwarded a copy of
Dr. Nurit Israeli’s talk on friendship, giving
residents down south an opportunity to hear