Relay For Life Fundraiser A Huge Success!

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Relay For Life Fundraiser A Huge Success!
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
Adopted A Soldier
2
Buffett In The News
3
Rw&t 2012
4
Calendar
5
Parrot Heads
6
May
2012
Relay For Life Fundraiser A Huge Success!
A note to the team from our President, Amazin’
Grace Swinford.
A note from Norm Kayser, Social Director;
We just finished our RELAY FOR LIFE 2012, and
the UNOPHICIAL totals for the GOLDEN GATE RELAY,is a RECORD BREAKING $$$$$108,000+!!!!!
Grace will give us all the correct figure, later in the
week.
Also the team, finished #3!!!!!!!!!!!!, with a resounding $4000+, which pulled us to that SILVER LEVEL!! WELL DONE EVERYONE THAT PARTICIPAT-
Relay for Life Golden Gate was a HUGE success!! We went way over our goal and over the
most this particular relay has ever done!! Thanks
to all my Naples Parrot head Club members and
friends that helped this year ..once again we
were small in numbers but MIGHTY in work, loyalty, effort and fundraising!! Final totals will be
posted soon. I could not have made this weekend without your support and help...thanks
again from the bottom of my heart!
Way to go Jeff
Alldredge and Steve
Tuna Valentini for
hanging in with me until
after midnight Saturday
night and Norm Cheryl
and Tuna for showing
back up again this
morning to help tear
down..
Lastly, the #3 and #4 HIGHEST PERSONAL DONATIONS, went to Grace and I, for OVER $1500
each!!!! Again, we THANK ALL OUR DONATERS,
FOR THEIR SUPER GENEROUS AMOUNTS!!!
A Note from our Secretary,
Cheryl Scanlan…….
Our Naples Parrot Head Club team
(Sq"walkers") is now #2!!
Way to go! And THANKS to all of our
volunteers!
Also, our Spirit Stick was runner up!
(Thanks Charlotte!)
Support Our Soldiers!
Here's a sample list of items they need or can’t get easily.
The average age of an
US Soldier is 19 years old!
Start writing those cards and letters & gathering up cool stuff to
send. As a club we should be
able to really spoil our soldier
with multiple letters every week
and a care package every two
weeks. Bring your cards and letters to every phlocking, trip to
the Nav-A-Gator, or wherever
you might find a board member
and we will get them mailed.
Remember everything in travel or single serving sizes.
Shampoo, conditioner, hand soap, lotion, sunscreen, lip balm, deodorant,
q-tips, tooth paste, tooth brush, mouth wash, tampons, Kleenex, comb,
brush, baby wipes, hair spray, razors and blades, sewing kits, tweezers,
ultra healing hand cream, water guns, battery powered fans, batteries, playing cards, magazines, books, CD's, videos and AT&T phone cards. Anything
else shippable & fun. Now for anything a teenager would like to eat because
the average age of soldiers is 19 years old. I've got Buffett shirts older than
that! Just remember it's REALLY HOT so no chocolate.
Canned fruit snack packs, protein and breakfast bars, single serving packs of
cookies, chips, trail mix, nuts, crackers, gum, beef jerky, energy drinks,
single pack crystal light and other flavorings for bottled water, tang and anything else that sounds like someone in the armpit of the world would love
to have. Crystal light and other flavorings for bottled water, tang and anything else that sounds good.
Our love and caring can make a difference in these young people's lives.
Maybe by bringing a bit of fun and laughter to their lives while in those war
ravaged places will make the time past quicker and keep them a bit saner.
www.soldiersangels.org
I would like the club to consider supporting The Wounded Warrior Project as well as Soldier’s Angels. We can
commit as little as $19 per month to The Wounded Warrior Project and make a difference in a soldier’s life.
HONOR THEIR SACRIFICE
SUPPORT A WOUNDED WARRIOR TODAY
MISSION: The mission of Wounded Warrior Project® is to honor and empower wounded warriors.
PURPOSE: To raise awareness and to enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs.
HISTORY: Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) began when several veterans and friends, moved by stories of the first wounded
service members returning home from Afghanistan and Iraq, took action to help others in need. What started as a program to
provide comfort items to wounded service members has grown into a complete rehabilitative effort to assist warriors as they
recover and transition back to civilian life. Thousands of wounded warriors and caregivers receive support each year through
WWP programs designed to nurture the mind and body, and encourage economic empowerment.
Wounded Warrior Project® is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization.
For more information on WWP, visit woundedwarriorproject.org.
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BUFFETT IN THE NEWS
NEW LIVE CD TO BE RELEASE
JUNE 16TH
Jimmy Buffett will
release a new live
CD called “Welcome
to Fin City/Live from
Las Vegas Oct.
2011″ on June 19,
2012 (you can preorder the CD
from Amazon.com)
Editorial Reviews
from Amazon.com: Margaritaville / Las Vegas breaks the Guiness Book of World Record for the largest Margarita The Margaritaville Casino opened in the Flamingo Hotel, next to the Restaurant and Store And,
Jimmy performed 2 incredible Saturday
night shows at the MGM, which have been
captured in Audio, Video, and Blu-ray. We
have taken the best of both shows, and
made 2 great packages for Father’s Day,
2012 Both packages contain the same audio and video songs.
MARGARITAVILLE ONLINE WINS
AWARD
THQ’s Jimmy Buffett inspired
World, Margaritaville Online, made headlines
over the weekend when it took home the ‘Best
Social / Casual Game’ award at the Canadian
Videogame Awards.
(Courtesy of www.buffettnews.com)
Since launch in January, Margaritaville Online
has helped bridge the gap between the music
and the videogame industries, which is now
being followed by the recently announced/
launched Facebook and Online games for
Grateful Dead and Jay-Z’s ‘Empire’, both
based around their music and life stories.
These musicians and video game companies
have created a new way to experience music
and games using iconic songs and lifestyles
as the backbone to the storyline.
ZBB AND BUFFETT NOMINATED
FOR CMT MUSIC AWARD
Jimmy Buffett and Zac Brown Band have been
nominated for CMT Music Award for the song
“Knee Deep” in the Collaborative Video of the
Year category. Voting is going on here now!
Collaborative Video of the Year
Best video that featured a special collaborative
appearance by artists;
Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter — “You and Tequila”
Brad Paisley With Carrie Underwood — “Remind Me”
Rascal Flatts Featuring Natasha Bedingfield — “Easy”
Lionel Richie With Shania Twain — “Endless Love”
Taylor Swift Featuring the Civil Wars — “Safe & Sound”
Zac Brown Band Featuring Jimmy Buffett —
“Knee Deep
Page 3
ARE YOU REGISTERED YET?
Page 4
Calendar of Upcoming Events
MAY
May 5 - John Friday - Nav-a-Gator
2-5pm
May 17 - Phlocking - Sneaky Pete’s
Bonita Beach Rd at Hwy 41
7-9pm
June 29th - July 1st
If you haven't registered for
Red, White & Tunes
Go to www.redwhiteandtunes.com
register today! Party with 500 of
your closest friends!
May 18-19 - Water Taxi Pub Crawl Barefoot Children of Ft Lauderdale
SOLD OUT
Join “FaceBook” and
“friend” the board
members and club
members to keep up
with all the other fun
stuff that is always
happening with our
group members and
those of SWFLPH..
Page 5
Parrot Heads Out & About!
Page 6
Caribbean Cowboy Cocktail
INGREDIENTS
1. 1 small lime wedge
2. Chili powder
3. 2 ounces gold rum
4. 2 ounces mango nectar or juice
5. 2 ounces fresh lime juice
6. 2 1/2 ounces lychee nectar or juice
7. 3 mint leaves
8. Ice
1 slice of star fruit (carambola)
TROICAL BBQ CHICKEN
Ingredients
2 chicken leg quarters (8 ounces each), skin removed
3 tablespoons ketchup
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon cold water
Directions
With a sharp knife, cut leg quarters at the joints if desired; place in a 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl,
combine the ketchup, orange juice, brown sugar, vinegar, oil, parsley, Worcestershire sauce, garlic salt and pepper;
pour over chicken.
Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until meat is tender.
Remove chicken to a serving platter; keep warm.
Skim fat from cooking juices; transfer 1/2 cup to a small saucepan. Bring liquid to a boil. Combine cornstarch and
water until smooth. Gradually stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve
with chicken. Yield: 2 servings.
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It’s going to be quite a year…….
I told you we were PHUN!
Naples Parrot Head Club
8800 Muirfield Dr
Naples, FL 34109
Charlotte Kaufmann - Editor
Phone: 239-699-2774
[email protected]
We have a new and improved website with an up to date
calendar, lots of photos and info at either
www.NaplesParrotHeadClub.com or .org. You can see a lot of
the photos and videos from Red, White & Tunes 2011 as well
as updates for RW&T 2011 at www.RedWhiteandTunes.com so
check both those sites regularly. . . . . . . and come on out and
join the PHUN!
Want to volunteer? Contact a Board Member!
PIRATES OF THE
PARADISE COAST
Party With A Purpose
www.NaplesParrotHeadClub.org
Photos -
Check the websites for 100’s of photos and videos!
On the beach in Naples!
The End!

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