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Climbing Mountains & Swimming Oceans

October 4, 2023 2:01 pm Published by

Climbing Mountains & Swimming Oceans By Luis Bracamonte, Director of Fitness & Wellness For many of our Members, summer may be a time to slow down, relax, visit their homes away from Ocean Reef, but for our most fitness-inclined Members,... Read More »

Memberabilia: Aren’t we Lucky!

August 15, 2023 3:21 pm Published by

Memberabilia Aren’t we Lucky! On the 75th Anniversary of the Founding of Ocean Reef Club – A look at How far We’ve Come…. Seventy-five years ago, Morris Baker, a Minneapolis developer on a quest for a fishing camp, found a... Read More »

“The Edge of the World”

August 8, 2023 1:26 pm Published by

“The Edge of the World” By Mike Love, Member since 2004 On February 15, my oldest son and I journeyed to Argentina in search of the fabled Sea-run Brown Trout. After an overnight in Buenos Aires (8 1/2 hr. flight)... Read More »

The MGA Takes Ireland

August 7, 2023 1:35 pm Published by

The MGA Takes Ireland By Michael Leone, Director of Golf In the last three years, the MGA trips have checked off some of the top courses all over the globe. These trips have taken the group as far west as... Read More »

Summer Orchids

August 4, 2023 1:12 pm Published by

Summer Orchids by Jody Steele Whether you leave The Reef in the summer or stay to enjoy those tropical breezes in the warmer months, your orchids that have given you so much joy during the Season need a well deserved... Read More »

Reminder: Reentry Sticker Vehicle Windshield Decal

August 3, 2023 12:40 pm Published by

Reminder: Reentry Sticker Vehicle Windshield Decals are available for Monroe County Residents By Kristen Livengood, Monroe County Public Information Officer Hurricane season is here. Monroe County residents are reminded to pick up one reentry sticker for each registered vehicle by... Read More »

Seeing Recreation Red

July 17, 2023 10:39 am Published by

Seeing Recreation Red By Felicia M. Koretsky Member Since 2010 Pursuing a master’s degree, managing a real estate business, competing twice-a-week in Mahjong and Pickleball, being the president of The Academy’s PTO, taking Grandma to doctor appointments, handling a dog,... Read More »


July 14, 2023 1:49 pm Published by

MEMBERABILIA: Spotlight on Ocean Reef Members The Irrepressible Barbara Olcott A mainstay of the Cultural Center at Ocean Reef I have never met anyone with as much energy as Barbara Olcott. This petite blonde, who might possibly be mistaken for... Read More »

All Smiles: Rene Agenord & Sam Joseph

June 28, 2023 12:50 pm Published by

All Smiles: Rene Agenord & Sam Joseph By Susan Bohan We at The Reef are very fortunate to have so many Associates support our envious lifestyle. Two of the best workers according to many Members are Sam Joseph and Rene... Read More »