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Paula F. Howard

Paula F. Howard, RN, finds life a never-ending smorgasbord of people, places, and things of interest. A returned Peace Corps Volunteer, she has enjoyed a 35-plus year career in business and communications, being recognized for her writing by several national organizations. She then became a registered nurse for another decade, continuing to enjoy serving people, in places, doing things.
A happy voyage home

A happy voyage home

Former Navy man Fred Briggs now pulling duty in The Villages. Fred and Peggy Briggs are residents of Haciendas of Mission Hills. This is his fifth year as president of The Villages Homeowners Association. He helped create the Enrichment Academy…
The Villages of the future

The Villages of the future

There is no end in sight to the community’s economic development. Tens of thousands of new homes, a state-of-the-art medical complex, first-time apartment homes, driverless cars, a shooter’s gallery with firing range and training facility, an industrial park, several new…
Recalling The Villages’ early years

Recalling The Villages’ early years

Donna Fenster has sold thousands of homes since 1991. Donna Fenster began selling real estate in The Villages when the prices for houses were below $20,000. That was back in 1991. (When you probably wish you’d invested in a new…
Former Marine Inducted into Florida Hall of Fame

Former Marine Inducted into Florida Hall of Fame

Thanksgiving is part of George Wanberg’s life every day of the year. He believes in saying ‘Thank You’ loud and often to the veterans who served their country during every war since World War II. With it, he awards an…
Review: ‘Nuncrackers’ was a crazy good time

Review: ‘Nuncrackers’ was a crazy good time

“Nuncrackers,” the recent Christmas musical presented at the Savannah Center for three nights was a fun-filled frolic with nuns anyone raised in parochial schools could only dream of having as teachers. This cast of nuns was playful, funny, and downright…
Firefighters Charity Calendar Helps Homeless Pets

Firefighters Charity Calendar Helps Homeless Pets

A unique gift that benefits homeless pets is the 2019 “Rescue Me” charity calendar featuring Lake County firefighters and adoptable pets from the Lake County Animal Shelter, a no-kill facility. Available online at www.lakefirefightercharity.org for a suggested $10 donation, the…
Health of Lake County Video is a Winner

Health of Lake County Video is a Winner

  “A Spirit of Service” is this year’s theme for the new video of the State of Lake County. highlighting achievements of the board such as budget efficiencies, public safety improvements, economic development and tourism initiatives. Uplifting and exciting, you…
Central Florida Book and Author Expo set Saturday

Central Florida Book and Author Expo set Saturday

The Writers League of the Villages (WLOV) and The Villages Recreation and Parks Department are sponsoring the Central Florida Book and Author Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 8, at the Eisenhower Recreation Center in The Villages, 3560…
Golf and life skills clinic set for youths in Clermont

Golf and life skills clinic set for youths in Clermont

Online registration begins Dec. 5 for First Tee of Central Florida’s 2019 Winter Golf and Life Skills Experience Clinics. The nine-week series for youth development meets once-a-week beginning the week of Jan. 7, 2019. Classes for 7- to 12-year-old participants…
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