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"Rock 'n' Rollers
Dinner Dance Buffet
Saturday, June 8
Club House 2
doors open at 5:30
music starts at 6:30
Cost: 20 members, $25 guests
for more information:
contact Carole Christle at 380-1343
Fun and Friendship Golf
at the Regulation Course
Third Sunday of the month
Arrival Time: 1:00 pm
Dinner After Golf at Clubhouse 2, Dining Room 3
Price Includes Green Fees, Supper, and Beverages
Price: Members $15, Supper Only $11
Non-Members: $20, Supper Only $16
Space is limited, so please reserve early.
Send Checks Payable to Rock 'n' Rollers to:
Joan McCarthy, 705-B Avenida Sevilla
Questions?? Call Carole Christle 380-1343
save the date for the
next BYOE: July 13
*(BYOE means "bring your own everything." Remember to bring your own snacks, light supper, plates, utensils, glasses and favorite beverages. Or you can potluck with friends. We'll provide the ice, water, cookies, and lots of Rock and Roll Music)
Schedule for 2013:
January 12 -- BYOE
January 20 -- Sunday Golf
February 9 -- Dinner Dance
February 17 -- Sunday Golf
March 9 -- BYOE
March 17 -- Sunday Golf
April 13 -- BYOE
April 21 -- Sunday Golf
May 4 -- BYOE
May 19 -- Sunday Golf
June 8 -- Dinner Dance
June 23 -- Sunday Golf
July 13 -- BYOE
July 21 -- Sunday Golf
August 3 -- BYOE
August 19 -- Sunday Golf
September 7 -- BYOE
September 15 -- Sunday Golf
October 12 -- Dinner Dance
October 20 -- Sunday Golf
November 17 -- Sunday Golf
November 23 -- BYOE
December 15 -- Sunday Golf
December 28 -- Dinner Dance
How Can I Join the Rock 'n' Rollers?
I want to be a Member!
If you've heard about the Rock 'n' Rollers, or you have attended one of our great events, you may want to find out about joining! If you can relate to rock & roll years of the 1950s and 1960s, join the Rock 'n' Rollers Club. Note: membership is open to Laguna Woods residents only.
If you join after September 1, your $15 annual dues will include membership for all of the following year! Here is what to do...click on the double arrows to find out!
How are we Different from other clubs?
Not What You Might Expect
The Rock 'n' Rollers is an official Laguna Woods Village club, and has been since early 2002. In 2003 we enrolled over 400 members.
Members pay $15 per year dues, and there are no age requirements (high or low) -- so if you relate to the rock & roll music of the 50s and 60s, then this is your club. We are a different generation of Laguna Woods Village residents, the new generation, so to speak. Many of us have kids in school, parents to take care of, even on-going careers! We spend more time than most other residents outside the gates of our community. We are busy people!
That is why we chose to skip the usual "monthly meetings" for members. We just want to have FUN! With no regular meetings, communication with our membership is more of a challenge, but we are finding ways to meet that challenge. One way is electronic communication -- EMAIL. It is wonderful, fast, and free! And of course we rely on our Laguna Woods Globe as well, and try to advertise our events well in advance.
Rock 'n' Rollers is a different kind of club in other ways too.... Read on!
Who are the Rock 'n' Rollers?
A Mini-History of Our Club
In early 2002, an upbeat new retiree moved into the community. Trying to find people her own age to hang out with, she visited a few of the established clubs. Not what she was looking for. So she invited people in her age bracket to meet and talk about starting their own club. She made 35 printed questionnaires and was amazed when almost 150 people showed up! A steering committee was quickly put together, a mixer held, members enrolled, and WOW, the next thing she knew, she was the founder of a brand new club! And that was just the beginning!
It wasn't easy at the beginning... as a matter of fact, there was a dilemma. To actually register as an official club, a club name was necessary, along with at least 20 people who would agree to be members, a list of people who would agree to run things, and a "statement of purpose" describing in a nutshell what the members had in common. Although most of us are in our fifties and sixties, our description saying so was rejected as a "duplication of another club's mission." We were back to square one!
After hours of brain busting...it hit us. It was the MUSIC of the 50s and 60s that we shared... the rock & roll era, American Bandstand, Elvis, etc. That was the common thread! We grew up listening and dancing to rock & roll, and it was part of our lives, our memories, our friends and our fun. We sure loved it as teenagers, and most of us still love it now, and probably will forever, whether we were fifty or ninety. We reasoned that club members who had never met before would at least have THAT in common, and we could build from there! We could relate to the groups and the songs, and probably know most of the words to those wonderful rock & roll classics. The influence of that music was HUGE on our generation, and we definitely know who we are. The "Magic Moments" of "Blue Moon," "Chantilly Lace," and "The Great Pretender" belong to us. We chose a name that described a generation.
We became what we had always been anyway.... the ROCK 'N' ROLLERS.
Who to Contact
Special Interest Groups
Finding other Rock 'n' Rollers to hang out with is EASY now! Members can use their roster to find people who share their interests. But even better, members and guests can attend the Rock 'n' Rollers BYOE (Bring Your Own Everything) events, or find an "interest group" you like in order to meet friends of the same generation who like to do what you like to do! There may already be a group actively pursuing YOUR favorite activity so take a look at the list of Interest Groups and contact person.
Golf: contact Joan McCarthy -- 461-1274
The golfers meet the third Sunday of every month
Bunco: contact Monya Katz -- 460-0785
Bunco meets on the third Monday of every month
Book Club: contact Pam Hirshberg -- 458-1721
The Book meets on the third Wednesday of every month
If you have an idea for a new interest group, contact
John Lesak -- 454-2174
Find the Suggestion Box!
Your Ideas are Welcome!
Look for the Suggestion Box at all future Rock 'n' Rollers events. Your ideas are encouraged and welcome!
YOU are the Rock 'n' Rollers... so tell us what you would like to do for fun! Excursions? Trips? Events? Special gatherings? What? What?
Rock 'n' Rollers 2012 Board Members
In 2013 we have board members who make things happen for our club. This is who they are!
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