Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
12:06 pm EDT
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Village Edition

Give your immunity a boost

Give your immunity a boost

Immunity Health Spa helps you live your healthiest life. Paid Promotional Feature As people, we tend to develop habits that are hard to break. Most habits come down to simple decisions. Soda or water? Vegetables or pizza? Nap or exercise?…
Nailing it

Nailing it

Habitat Lake-Sumter Villagers Club members put construction skills to good use for people in need.  Villager Sally Read felt a strong desire to do something productive and meaningful after her husband died two years ago. She found her calling with…
Entertainment: Paul Barry Can’t Be Tamed

Entertainment: Paul Barry Can’t Be Tamed

Singer on acclaimed record keeps reinventing his rock ‘n’ roll self. Charlie Ryan rode to rock ‘n’ roll stardom in his Hot Rod Lincoln. Jackie Brenston motored there in a Rocket 88. The Beach Boys rolled in their Little Deuce…
Meet a Villager: B.J. Durkin

Meet a Villager: B.J. Durkin

“Down time” isn’t a concept she’s familiar with.  Vital Stats: Originally from Ohio. 77 years old. Lives in the Village of Palo Alto. A mixed family, BJ and her husband, Mike, have a total of 6 sons, 12 grandchildren and…
Book Club: ‘One Day’

Book Club: ‘One Day’

The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary 24 Hours in America. Story: Diane Dean What happened on a random Sunday – December 28, 1986 – is the basis for the book One Day: The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary 24 Hours…
In the Villages: Ghosts and goblins challenge Santa

In the Villages: Ghosts and goblins challenge Santa

The race is on to be Villagers’ top holiday.  Story: Joe Angione When I was a kid (many decades ago), there was no holiday that came close to Christmas as the nation’s favorite. But today, witches, ghosts and goblins are running…
That’s what friends are for

That’s what friends are for

Singles in The Villages find ways to connect during coronavirus pandemic. With a multitude of clubs throughout The Villages intended to either aid Cupid with his job or introduce future besties, opportunities for dating, fun and mingling are plentiful.  The…
Meet a Villager: Carol Greenfield

Meet a Villager: Carol Greenfield

“Tree” grows, branches out in The Villages. Photos: Nicole Hamel The Villages Musical Theater Company co-founder Carol Greenfield was directing “The Producers” when the show came to a halt—right before the curtain opened.  “The first show went beautifully, the second…
Social Club Spotlight: Connecting with nature

Social Club Spotlight: Connecting with nature

  Kayakers in The Villages cherish paddling adventures on the water.  Photos were provided by The Villages Canoe and Kayak Club For the 300-plus members of The Villages Canoe and Kayak Club (VCKC), a wonderful way to spend a pretty…
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