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NEWS

This area contains all of the news articles from the Prime Timers Worldwide quarterly newsletter.  They are listed in chronological order, with the most recent news article listed first.  Feel free to peruse this article archive; it is chock full of interesting stories from local chapters, the worldwide organization as a whole, and important news to its members.

The Fort Lauderdale Prime Timers had their annual Christmas Dinner Party at Tropical Acres Restaurant on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. President Henry Penas presided over the gathering of over 100 men. A dinner of Stuffed Breast of Chicken, Prime Rib, or Norwegian Salmon was served to the guests. After dinner, three Santa Clauses came and passed out White Elephant gifts to those present. Everyone had a good time. Ft. Lauderdale Prime Timers now has over 500 members.

Las Vegas Update

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The Las Vegas chapter is working very hard on the upcoming Worldwide Convention being held Oct 11-14, 2015 at the Luxor Hotel & Casino here in Las Vegas. We have over 520 registrations. Rooms are sold out at the discounted rate.

So much is happening in our Prime Timers world. We are most excited about our newest chapters; after many years we have a new chapter in Asheville, NC. They stay in touch with me. I am so impressed at how quickly they’re growing and how many events they have going. I made them a promise to come up and visit sometime this year. I predict this chapter will soon top 75 members!

 

Norfolk celebrated Gay Pride with it's annual Out In the Park festival. PTWW provided over a hundred copies of recent newsletters to hand out to promote the chapter. Bill Zimmerman, the Treasurer of Tidewater Prime Timers (Norfolk, VA) reported “We gave away just about all the literature and we'll see if that generates some new members. It certainly did last year.”


Bill continued, “It was HOT and very humid but we had a swell time. A rain storm broke up the party at 5pm, sending us running for shelter. Shortly afterward, the sun reappeared and look what everyone saw. The left side of the rainbow is hovering over our Botetourt Street house.”