Newcomers Heads to Cheekwood

On Wednesday, August 23, A group of friends from Newcomers headed to Cheekwood Botanical Gardens for lunch and a tour of the Dressing Downton Exhibit. It was fantastic! The exhibit will end on September 10. So there is still time for folks to see this exhibit. Tickets can be purchased, online, through the Cheekwood website. …

Joan Blanich

Total Eclipse of the Sun!

Coffee Connection turned into a truly “Out of this World” experience at Joan Blanich’s home! Joan’s home was turned into Eclipse Headquarters. If you have more eclipse photos you would like to share, email them to and we’ll post! Photos of Joan’s Eclipse decorations and all the wonderful food and guests would be appreciated. …

It’s Christmas in July!

Christmas is a very busy time of the year and Newcomers loves celebrating. Sometimes, though, not everyone can make it to the luncheon and others of us just love Christmas so much that celebrating it in July as well as in December is just the thing to do!