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International Center Florida Program 0

International Center Florida Program

Participants attending the five-day International Program held last week at the International Center in Florida enjoyed the beautiful sunshine and pleasant weather. Participants working in small groups discovered the circle in the square doing dan yus.  The balance of palms pushing out and relaxed dropping opened the pelvic floor. They were given a special treat on Friday:  […]
Chinese New Year Celebration in Billings Montana 0

Chinese New Year Celebration in Billings Montana

Participants in Billings, Montana held their Chinese New Year celebration including a talk about the origin and meaning of the year of the fire monkey. A delicious pot-luck dinner was enjoyed by all and there was no shortage of volunteers to demonstrate the Tai Chi Set when requested by a participant’s spouse.
International Center Florida Construction Update January 26, 2016 0

International Center Florida Construction Update January 26, 2016

International Center Florida Construction Update for the week ending January 21, 2016 Building A Interior Framing and strapping continues throughout the first floor SE wing. Replacement of damaged floor joists continues on second floor NE wing. The elevator and restrooms support walls were constructed and cells filled with concrete. These walls will support floor joists […]
First Senior Trip at the International Center Florida 0

First Senior Trip at the International Center Florida

The International Center Florida held its first Senior Trip to the Duncan McClellan Glass Gallery and Hot Shop on January 6, 2016. The Duncan McClellan Gallery, located in St. Petersberg Florida, features rotating exhibitions showcasing nationally and internationally recognized glass artists. With 3,000 square feet of gallery spaces and 5,000 square feet of outdoor courtyards, the […]
The Red Dragon Finds a New Home 0

The Red Dragon Finds a New Home

Inspired by the Dunedin Center’s dragon bike rack, James Mallory, working on Fenway’s construction, built a Rocking Dragon from wood reused from the Fenway and donated it to the Branch.  This was raffled as a fundraiser at Tai Chi Week in November and won by Steve Shaya of Dunedin.  He shipped it to Santa who […]
A Masquerade Ball in Sarasota, FL 0

A Masquerade Ball in Sarasota, FL

The 8:00 am class took responsibility to plan a holiday party at the Sarasota, FL branch.  Afraid it would be difficult to lure people out of their comfortable homes during the holiday break, the class decided to do something different.  With Branch Council support, and a bit of skepticism – the idea was put into […]
International Center Florida Construction: roofing had begun! 0

International Center Florida Construction: roofing had begun!

International Center Florida Construction Update for the week ending Dec 6, 2015 Roofing has begun! Photos below are of the NW wing of the International Center Florida. New window openings are being prepared to accommodate hurricane resistant windows. 1st floor structural repairs are continuing on the first floor. Three teams of carpenters are working in the […]
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