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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Meet a Villager

Meet a Villager: Around the world in 400 days

Meet a Villager: Around the world in 400 days

Globetrotting Villager Robert Paluszak crisscrosses the earth on planes, trains, automobiles–ferries, buses, elephants, and camels too Story: Theresa Campbel Robert Paluszak is well qualified to serve as a steering committee member and contact person of the Worldwide Foreign Travel Club…
Meet a Villager: Yvonne Combs

Meet a Villager: Yvonne Combs

Villager strives to encourage others, fulfills childhood dream to become an author.   Photo: Nicole Hamel Yvonne Combs looks forward to becoming involved in Villages activities and meeting more people who call The Villages home.  “I’ve met the kindest people…
Meet a Villager: John ‘Jack’ Roberts

Meet a Villager: John ‘Jack’ Roberts

Retired principal enjoys playing Broadway show tunes on grand piano at Villages hospital.  Photo: Nicole Hamel Vital Stats Resides in Village of Hacienda South, moved to Villages in 2016.  Owns a second home in Olmsted Falls, Ohio. Born in Philadelphia…
Meet a Villager: Betty Eich

Meet a Villager: Betty Eich

Photography of globetrotting former teacher reveals educated eye. Photos: Nicole Hamel Vital Stats Oldest of seven children. Born and raised in German-speaking household in Freistadt, Wisconsin. Former teacher and school administrator. Lives in Village of La Reynalda. Who are you?…
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…
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…
Meet a Villager: Linda Lee Keenan

Meet a Villager: Linda Lee Keenan

Local author writes historical fiction set in WWII era Poland. Vital stats:  Author of “With Love From Poland” and “The Journal”. Resident of the Village of Fernandina. Originally from Buffalo, New York. Lives part time in Connecticut. Has two daughters.…
Meet a Villager: Richard Barth

Meet a Villager: Richard Barth

Photo: Nicole Hamel Performing is music to his ears.  Vital Stats Earned a bachelor’s degree in music at Baldwin Wallace University in Ohio. Earned a master’s degree in tuba performance from Northwestern University.  Served in the U.S. Army from 1968…
Second nature

Second nature

Former ranger Dan Kincaid sees the forest and the trees. The forests are peaceful for me,” says Villager Dan Kincaid, a professional forester for 31 years with the U.S. Forest Service.  Born in West Virginia, where he grew up loving…
The right mind

The right mind

Counselor’s hypnosis may heal past traumas in the present. Her soothing voice takes people into a hypnotic trance. Every word is clear. JoAnne Conard, a licensed mental health counselor, has professionally helped—sometimes hypnotized— her clients to erase anxieties, fears, and…
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