Next OCA Event:

January, 9th – *9:30am OCA General Meeting
(Due to the Coronavirus restrictions See Below)

The OCA meeting on Saturday, January 9th, You may Zoom into the meeting starting at 9:15.
You will first be placed into an electronic waiting room and then be admitted into the meeting.
You can participate using your computer, laptop, tablet, smart phone or landline.
If using a computer like device be sure that your video and sound settings are turned on.
You will see and hear everyone on the meeting.
To be honest, when using a new technology, expect that there will be a learning curve.
Please try to read through the email and practice with the technology.
It can be a very useful skill to use zoom to stay in touch with family and friends.
Learning new things is always healthy for our brain cells!
This email is long only because I am trying to anticipate as many things that can go wrong will go wrong……
If using a landline you will only get the audio of the meeting.
If all else fails and the computer technology is giving you a headache, just use your phone!!!!
*If you have never used Zoom before and want to practice, go to this web site
sign up for  a free account and create  a meeting with a relative or neighbor to practice how to use it.
Chrome browser works the best with Zoom. Safari browser does not support audio. But, if you download the zoom client app it seems works much better through any platform and browser!


For More info call Mary & Don




*OCA Book Club

The members of the OCA book club are hosting an open air forum
on Monday, November 9th at 2:00p.m. 

After reading the Cat Tale  by Craig Pittman we learned about the plight of the State animal, the Florida Panther. 

Sherry Goodman’s nephew, Phil Rodgers,  studied the panther
when he was a student at the University of Florida and he will be in attendance to share his expertise. 

We will meet outdoors near the pavilion. 

Those who choose to attend will be asked to wear a mask and be mindful of social distancing. 

Feel free to bring your own refreshment.

Book Club – aka food and wine club AND travel club – all rolled into one! Peter and Jane Vandenbergh have graciously hosted the Book Club for eight years. When the group selects a book highlighting food, the Book Club eats and discusses food mentioned in the book.

Stay tuned – the Book Club is on the move and open to all Ozellians.

Call Jane Vandenbergh for meeting dates and times.
Jane has indicated that after completing the book
The Club will decide on a field trip.
*For information call Jane Vandenbergh at 352-563-6590

 *OCA Soup-er Tuesday – It’s Back!!
Free to OCA Members

(Due to the Coronavirus restrictions)

(Souper Tuesday’s are on the last Tuesday of the Months of January, February & March)

***Please call Marty to sign up for soup, bread rolls and dessert     
phone# 352-795-0926

Free to OCA Members           Soup Nights 5:30pm at OCA

*January 28th
*February 25th 
*March 27th 

(Dates may change,
if so updates will be here



*OCA Ladies Who Lunch

Meet at the OCA at 11:40 for a 12 noon lunch at the Crab Plant (cash only).

Call Abi Morrison 352-794-6704 by Monday Feb 24th to get on the list.

*To get on that list call Marty at 352-795-0926


NEW – Yoga Class in Ozello

Laura Rose is back in Ozello and will be starting up Yoga once again.

She will be holding classes at 9:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the OCA beginning the week of December 10th.
For those who just can’t wait, Laura will have yoga at her house this week 9:30 Tuesday and Thursday

If you are interested please contact
Laura Rose at 207-351-7082


OCA Garden Club

Info to come

*OCA Men’s Luncheon:

Check back here for the next venture

The OCA women have their luncheon
Therefore the men can have fun also.
For info call Don Whitehead at 352-563-6557 or cell 954-309-3183


*OCA Coffee and Conversation Series, Ozello Style:

check back in for updates here

*Movie Nights
Stay tuned for more info…
Movie is free to members and friends accompanied by members.
Refreshments will be available for purchase.
*For information call Clarke Moore at 352-563-5405

*Brazilian Pepper
Barbara Jean Wilson has once again petitioned the county
to pick up Brazilian pepper tree branches on Hideaway.
There is a sign where you may deposit the branches –
PLEASE, ONLY Brazilian Pepper.

The county will pick them up later, for disposal.
Thank you Barbara Jean for this valuable service!!

Pickle Ball

Join the pickle ball players for an early morning game right here in Ozello.
Kathy Blondell has set 
a Monday and Wednesday morning schedule –
call her for times (904) 613-5474.