Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Fall is in the air.
Folks are wanting to kick up their heels, Dan has your favorite dance tunes and chili recipe - so let's have some fun.

The Life After Fifty Committee has been getting lots of requests to plan some more dance events.  They want to go back to the original plans with Dan's music, fun themes, food, fun and fellowship!

So, get your dancing shoes out, call your friends and
SAVE THE DATE: October 25th.
We will be back at Eagle's Roost Conference Center 6:00 - 10:00 PM

More details soon.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

BARN DANCE - March 22nd at Raisin' Cane

Hope you all have your boots and hats ready for the BARN DANCE. This Saturday, Mar. 22nd at 6:30.  This is a pre-rodeo event put on by the Lake Park Area Chamber of Commerce.
Bar-b-que dinner and dance at the big red barn at Raisin' Cane
- Hwy41/Newsome Road!  Only $10.00 per person.
Brings your friends and neighbors-all tickets sold at the door.

You may want to catch the parade too. That is Sat afternoon downtown Lake Park 2:00 PM.

Next weekend, Mar. 28 & 29th, the Rodeo will be held at Raisin' Cane.  Lots of fun for our Lake Park  Area.  The Lake Park Chamber is excited and so pleased with community support and enthusiasm.

Sunday, January 6, 2013

End of Year Gala Celebration 2012

We had a great time at our End of Year Gala Celebration. With a great meal catered by Jessie's Eats & Treats and live music with Jukebox Oldies Band we ended 2012 with a bang!! Just click on the following and give a minute or so to load.
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Friday, November 30, 2012

END OF YEAR GALA CELEBRATION . . . We are excited to announce the Christmas/New Year's Dinner & Dance. What a great time - just after Christmas and right before the New Year! Saturday, December 29th at Eagle's Roost Conference Center. Formal dinner 6:00 - 7:00 PM / Dance 7:00 - 10:00 PM. ---- Attire: Holiday Dressy ------ Live Music with JUKEBOX Oldies Band. Tickets are on sale now at the Lake Park Area Chamber Office: $25.00 per ticket. We will have limited seating and all tickets will be presold by noon on Dec. 27th in order to have a number for caterer. Table reservations available with 6 or more paid tickets. WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO HOLD TICKETS AT THE DOOR for this event!
Get your tickets early. These would be a great Christmas gift for friends too!! For more information call the Lake Park Area Chamber of Commerce 229-559-5302

Monday, November 12, 2012

Barn Dance 2012

Just click on the arrow on the Barn Dance picture below. Give it a minute or so to load and it will begin automatically. We had a great time from the chili & cornbread to the "Boot Scoot'N Boogie"! Jukebox Oldies Band did it again: kept the dance floor full all night!
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Saturday, October 13, 2012

Barn Dance - Nov. 3rd - Get your tickets early!

Fall is in the air.

Get out those boots & hats, go get your tickets early and lets all meet for the 3rd Annual Life After Fifty Barn Dance! This is always a favorite theme for us "Southerners"!
JUKEBOX Oldies Band will be back with us to play your favorites from the 50's & 60's and plenty of line dance, Texas Two- step and "Boot-Sootin' Boogie" music.
Tickets are on sale at the Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce:
$13.00 each or 2 for $25.00 - includes meal, beverage and dessert.
The Life After Fifty Committee will be serving their famous award winning chili (1st place in the 2008 Charity Chili Cook-off).

   WE will serve chili, cornbread, baked potato, all the toppings, dessert and beverage.  Meal will be served from 6:00 - 7:00 PM.  Dancing 7:00 - 10:00 PM.

Tickets sold out early last dance.  We did not have tickets at the door, so get yours early.  Table reservations available with purchase of 6 or more tickets.

For more info call the Lakes Area Chamber 229-559-5302.




Monday, August 27, 2012

60's Dance Party Preview

The 60's Dance Party was a complete success. The meal was catered by Bobby Wiseman,1st Runner Up in the recent 100 Black Men BBQ Cook-off! It was delicious and everyone seemed full and content. JUKEBOX OLDIES BAND kept the dance floor full from the 1st song of the night to the last. With dancing, costume & hoola hoop contests, 50/50 raffle, and cake auction, there was fun for all!!! Check out the picture presentation below. It is about 10 minutes long, so get a cup of coffee or snack, sit back and enjoy!! When you click on play, give it a couple of minutes to load and it will open begin.
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Thursday, August 23, 2012

60's Dance Party - SOLD OUT!!

Groovin' on a Saturday Afternoon . . . . .
Hope you are a ticket holder, if so you are in!! The 60's Dance Party is SOLD OUT. We look forward to a great evening of fun and dancing. Jukebox Oldies Band and the Life After Fifty Committee will see that all goes well! Check back next week for pictures!! LIFE IS GOOD in the Lakes Area of South Georgia.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012


Hope all of you are enjoying the warm days. I think by the end of August, however, we will be ready to celebrate "Summer's End"! SO, mark your calendars: Saturday, August 25th 6:00 - 10:00 PM - Eagle's Roost Conference Center
LAF has heard your requests and we have teamed up with one of your favorite local bands to bring you a 60's DANCE PARTY! Come and hear
JUKEBOX as they rock the house with your favorite oldies!! Tickets are $13.00 each/2 for $25.00 (includes meal,beverage & dessert)and go on sale the 1st of August at the Lake Park Chamber Office (559-5302). We will sell a limited number so get yours early!! Table reservations available with purchase of 8 or more tickets.
Get out your old bell bottoms, hip huggers, tie dyed shirts or just something fun and colorful. You ladies can put a flower in your hair and we will just go back in time for a night of fun and dancing!!
Bring your friends! Singles and couples welcome. Dinner served 6:00 - 7:00 PM Dancing 7:00 - 10:00 PM
PEACE, LOVE & LIFE AFTER FIFTY Check back for details, fun with trivia and just because I like to hear from you, Chris

Friday, May 4, 2012

Cruise Ship Dance 2012

We had a great time on the LAKES AREA LUXURY LINER - Dancing on the Deck! All who arrived at the Eagle's Roost Conference Center on Saturday night, April 28, 2012 boarded and were seated for the Captain's Dance. With hits from the 50's & 60's, the dance floor stayed busy! Great homemade snacks were enjoyed and live entertainment was provided by one of our own crew members! Enjoy the slideshow below!
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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

It's a Cruise Ship Party with Dancing on the Deck

OKAY - mark your calendars for this next great event! Saturday, April 28th 6:00 - 10:00 PM
It's a Cruise Ship Party - Dancing on the Deck

Get your boarding pass today for the
Lakes Area Luxury Liner (aka:Eagle's Roost Conference Center)!

Your captain will be playing your favorite dance tunes of the 50's & 60's and "the crew" will see that everyone has a great time!

Boarding passes(tickets) are on sale now at the Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce for only $5.00 each.
The Chamber Office is open M - F 1:00 - 4:00 PM

For more information call the chamber 559-5302 or Chris 229-834-6475

Those who bring a piece of luggage are entered into a chance to win a prize!!

This is going to be so much fun! Entertainment, snacks for purchase, and all of your favorite dance tunes.

Dress for the "Captain's Dinner" or come casual - it's a Cruise Ship - just have fun!

Keep a check on this site - there may be chances to win FREE tickets or "MORE FUN" things to do!

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Lakes Area Mardi Gras Dance Event

What a great time we all had at the Lakes Area
Mardi Gras Dance! We had a number of new folks
join us and from all comments, I think they will
be back.

We missed the ones of you who could not make this
dance. Hope to see you next time.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Lakes Area Mardi Gras - This Saturday Night!!

Today is February 21st the official 2012 day of Mardi Gras. I hope you have enjoyed some of the festivities on television and brushed up on your Mardi Gras Trivia!!

We will celebrate our own Mardi Gras this weekend and we will do it South Georgia style!!

Scroll down to previous post for more details on the event. You can also go to the right of this post and click on the Eagle's Roost website for directions if you have not been there before.

The conference center is decorated in the Mardi Gras theme with feathers, masks and beads galore!!
You do not want to miss this one.

We have some new folks joining us this time too so all of you regulars come on out and lets show them what a good time we have!

Answer the two questions below for a chance to win FREE Tickets to the dance. Just send your answers with name & phone # to: ckbremer@bellsouth.net
Friday I will draw two names from entries with correct answers. I will call you and let you know you won.

1. What are the 3 colors of Mardi Gras?
2. What does "Mardi Gras" actually mean (or
another name for Mardi Gras)?

We will have more trivia and drawings at the dance.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Mardi Gras Night with Life After Fifty

It's been a little while since we've been together. Since our last dance, we have all been quite busy with Christmas, New Years and following those resolutions we made!! January brings a new year, the time to regroup, look forward and make plans.
Well, you have to make plans to be at the February Dance. We are using the MARDI GRAS theme. This will be lots of fun and something different.

MARDI GRAS DANCE - Sat. Feb. 25th
6:00 - 10:00 PM at Eagle's Roost Conf. Center

We have reduced ticket prices as we are not serving a meal. We encourage you to visit our local restaurants on your way over!! But save room for dessert!

Tickets are only $5.00 and we will have snacks, dessert items, sodas etc. available for purchase.

Tickets go on sale Feb. 1st at the Lake Park Chamber Office afternoons 1:00 - 4:00 PM.

Keep a check with this site for FREE TICKETS.
I will have some Mardi Gras trivia for you!!

LIFE IS GOOD in the Lakes Area!!