September 28, 2023
Doors open at 10:30am for check-in/social time. Our meeting will begin at 11:00am.
(Please do not arrive any earlier as the room will not be ready for seating).
LUNCHEON COST: $25. All attendees must confirm their reservation by mailing their check to Jo-Ellen Baxley. Make your check payable to MANDARIN WOMEN’S CLUB and contact Jo-Ellen at 904-635-8722 for mailing instructions.
Checks must be received by September 21st. There will be no exceptions.
Be sure to note on your check if you prefer a Chef’s Salad.
Garden Salad Bar
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Southern Cole Slaw
Rolls and Butter
Coffee, Ice Tea and Water
Chef’s Salad is offered as an alternative to the menu. If the salad is desired, it must be noted on your check. No changes can be made after reservation deadline. NOTE: Salad dressings available are Italian, Light Italian, or Ranch only.
Drink tickets will be sold that can be exchanged for a spirited ”Flocktail”. Tickets can be purchased at the luncheon for $5 cash per drink. Correct change is appreciated.
Wear your pink and anything flamingo.
Our first luncheon of the year will be on September 28. The theme will be “Let’s Get the Flock Together”. Come and join us for “flocktails”. There will be a Photo Booth so remember to wear your pink or flamingo outfit. And you will need to brush up your trivia. We will be playing Decades Trivia … 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. Please come and flamingle with us!
The 2023-2024 Directories are here and can be picked up at the luncheon. Be sure to get yours!
Other Events this Month
MAH JONGG HAS TWO GROUPS ON TWO DIFFERENT DATES. Anyone who would like to sub for either group, please contact the respective chair(s) as listed in your Directory.
TEAM A: September 18 - 12:30 pm
TEAM B: September 25– 12:30 pm
Marathon Bridge: September 26 – 11:00am – 4th Tuesday of each month at Noura’s Café. Please call or text Mary Chapman if you would like to sub or get more information. This group meets from September 2023 through May 2024.
Night Train: September 29 – 6:30pm - Singles and Couples at HarborChase (12350 San Jose Boulevard). Mark your calendar for the last Friday of each month (except December). This is Mexican Train and we will be happy to teach beginners. Park in the back and check in at the front desk. We play with quarters, so please come prepared with $3.25 in quarters. Bring your own non-alcoholic beverage and snacks. Sign up at the luncheon or contact Gail Packard as we need a headcount for HarborChase. BE SURE TO BRING 13 QUARTERS.
Travel: October 13 – 8:00am at Hobby Lobby parking lot. Join us for a 2 1/2 hour narrated tour on board the Amelia Island Cruise Boat. We will see and hear an overview of the historical & ecological features of Amelia & Cumberland Islands. We will be having lunch at Brett’s Waterway Cafe which is adjacent to the boat. Cost for the cruise is $33 - check only (make check payable to Toby Richmond). Ride Share: $10. Boat Money must be submitted to Tony at the September 28th luncheon. If you have questions, contact Toby Richmond. To participate in this activity you must sign up and pay at the September luncheon. Advance reservations will not be accepted.
Social: October 24 - 2pm-4pm - A Cooking Demo will be held at HarborChase that includes pumpkin soup, salad and dessert. Space is limited to the first 18 who sign up at the September luncheon. Cost is $25 and must be paid by check at time of signup (make check payable to Tamara McKay).
Our cruise on Allure is still available!
Ladies, if you’re still thinking about joining our sun- and fun-filled February 26th cruise, the final date for booking is September 25. Text or email Mimi Grenville, and she’ll get you the best rate available for the category you prefer. (Don’t wait until the Luncheon, it will be too late). Royal Caribbean’s Allure is a floating resort, complete with food, entertainment and activities. Getting away with friends will be a joy. For newer members, it will be a chance to bond with fellow club members. We absolutely don’t want to leave anyone standing on the dock!