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Authentic Italian Flair

October 12, 2021 3:36 pm Published by

Authentic Italian Flair By Jody Steele  As a young boy, Chef Andrea Rodella knew what he wanted to be when he grew up. He credits his beloved grandparents, who were outstanding chefs, to helping him develop his passion for cooking.... Read More »

Continuing the Club’s Covid Practices

October 11, 2021 8:38 pm Published by

Continuing the Club’s Covid Practices Over the past year and a half, safeguarding the community for Members, guests and Associates has been the Club’s number one priority. We feel fortunate that since the onset of the pandemic, the Club has... Read More »

Focus on Golf Cart Safety

August 16, 2021 6:51 pm Published by

Focus on Golf Cart Safety One of the treasured traditions of Ocean Reef is the golf cart lifestyle. In describing so many of The Reef’s conveniences, the most frequently heard line is, “just a golf cart ride away.” But golf... Read More »

Wonder Women: The Musical

February 10, 2021 6:28 pm Published by

Wonder Women: The Musical by Joan Birsh I’ve been toying with the idea of a musical about accomplished women at Ocean Reef. I am calling it Wonder Women: The Musical. (I know many of you can come up with a... Read More »

Falk Family Windfall

January 13, 2021 2:18 pm Published by

Falk Family Windfall Fifty years ago, an Ocean Reef homeowner started an invitation-only New Year’s Day party featuring the world’s worst champagne and the world’s greatest hot dogs. Guests could put $10 in a pot and guess the Dow Jones... Read More »

The Story Behind the Buccaneer Island Bird Statues

September 18, 2020 4:12 pm Published by

The Story Behind the Buccaneer Island Bird Statues In the June 26, 2020 edition, the Ocean Reef Press featured an article titled “Stories Behind Ocean Reef Sculptures” where we asked Members to contact us with the history behind the bird... Read More »

Memberabilia: Top of your game…

September 14, 2020 1:09 pm Published by

MEMBERABILIA Top of your game… by Joan Birsh Championship Season Of course we are all excited about the young ORC Member Tyler Strafaci, the new US Amateur Champion, but, albeit on a less glorified level, three of Ocean Reef’s finest... Read More »


August 10, 2020 1:46 pm Published by

MEMBERABILIA Coping with COVID By Joan Birsh ORC in the Time of the Virus This spring many Ocean Reef resident Members, who usually depart after Easter, chose to stay later. The “shut-down” of the Club offered a temporary safe option... Read More »