Welcome to Newcomers of Northwest Hillsborough for the year 2016-2017. You will soon find that we are a creative, energetic and fun-loving group of women. By joining us you will have opportunities to learn, sample, discover, discuss and simply enjoy. We hope you will take the opportunity to participate in the myriad of activities designed to help you get to know your community but more importantly to help you get to know each other.

"May love and laughter light your days, and warm your heart and home. May good and faithful friends be yours where ever you may roam"
Irish Proverb
This page was last updated: May 1, 2017

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Gadabouts at the Don Cesar Hotel
designed with Homestead
Executive Board 2016-2017

“Too often we underestimate the power
       of a touch, a smile, a kind word,
a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring,
all of which have the potential
to turn a life around."

Leo Buscaglia.
Executive Board Members  2016-2017
President's Corner - May

Our Next
Gads Outing

  May 24th

Port Tampa Bay's
Harbor Tour
Tampa FL

HAPPY SPRING!  As I write this column my home state, Connecticut, and the whole northeast is being hit hard by an early spring blizzard. If this storm had come in December I might have been a little bit envious......but the fact that 18" of snow has already fallen in my hometown all I can think is "what the heck took us so long to move here!" I think most of us would rather see white sand and NOT white snow on the ground this time of year.    

Spring is the best season in Florida. Starting in mid March spring usually offers cool nights, warm days and lower humidity. It is time to open the windows and enjoy the fresh air! A day at the beach can literally be an all day affair, as long as you don’t mind crowds. Springtime also brings lots of guests and tourists to the Sunshine state. The Snowbirds have not yet made their way back North and the Spring Breakers pay a visit. One more month or so and the traffic, restaurants and beaches will start thinning out a bit. These are small inconveniences of living in a desirable area. I suspect a lot of folks back home are lighting up the Internet planning trips to Florida as the blizzard swirls around them!

Spring, and all it represents, is definitely on my mind! I hope you enjoy the following poem written by Elizabeth Wesley.

Spring Reverie
I heard the maytime robin sing
His merry voice has wakened spring;
Each golden note bursts forth to soar
Where sound and blossom now restore.
The drowsy earth sheds winter's rest
And all that slept find spring confessed
That radiant song that fills the air
Brings good news beyond compare.
The birds proclaim with joyful tune
The raptures of impatient June;
With potent scent the blooming flowers
Perfumes time with fragrant hours
A nest well hidden in a tree
Holds new life we can't yet see;
The crimson rose perfumes the gale
The virgin lily crowns the vale.
Where sun and shadows come to dwell
Seductive spring will cast her spell.

Happy Spring,

Lynn-Marie Long