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Rock n’ Rollers

The Rock 'n' Rollers is an official Laguna Woods Village club, and has been since early 2002.  In 2003 we enrolled over 400 members. -- 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.

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2018 Rock n Rollers Board Members

President -- John Lesak

Secretary -- Elaine Kruempelsaedter

Treasurer -- Sharry Larsen

Events -- Marion Miranda and Stan Stansfield

Events Co-Chair -- Cam Kirn

Membership -- Gloria Morgan

Publicity -- Veronica Westre

Alerts -- Sunshine Lutey

Greeter Table -- Carla Perkins

Interest Groups

Golf:  contact  Jane Bretter -- 310-612-2638

The golfers meet the third Sunday of every month

If you have an idea for a new interest group, contact 

John Lesak -- 454-2174

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 1950's and 1960's, join the Rock 'n' Rollers Club.  Note:  Membership is open to Laguna Woods residents 
only.

Who are the Rock n Rollers?

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.


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