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Saturday, November 27, 2021

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Meet Doctor Christina Yi

Meet Doctor Christina Yi

Fellowship-trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon joins Village Institute of Plastic Surgery’s stellar practice. Paid Promotional Feature Once Dr. Christina Yi met the staff at Village Institute of Plastic Surgery (VIP), she knew it was the perfect fit and she could…
Meet a Villager: A hero’s tale

Meet a Villager: A hero’s tale

Villager wrote tribute to a philanthropist and avid supporter of veterans. Photo: Nicole Hamel The spunky woman stands 4-foot tall and uses two crutches for mobility. Somehow, her indomitable spirit outshines her disability. She radiates positivity. Her smile lights up…
In the Villages: Hey pal, I know a guy …

In the Villages: Hey pal, I know a guy …

Would it be great to have a service registry? Story: Joe Angione As I was leaving a Publix parking lot, a van stopped in front of me and the driver yelled, “Hey, I can fix your front fender right now…
Social Club Spotlight: Color me happy

Social Club Spotlight: Color me happy

Villagers get together to encourage one another’s coloring tendencies. Photos: Nicole Hamel Ninety-seven-year-old Norma Carlo has not worn make-up for years, so her daughter had questions when mom recently asked for several pallets of eye shadow in a variety of…
A vital need

A vital need

Villagers for Veterans’ big project: building a transition home for female veterans in Lake County. Villagers for Veterans continues to do more than its name implies since being formed in 2015 as a nonprofit to raise funds to help severely…
Social Club Spotlight: Fight club

Social Club Spotlight: Fight club

Villagers take a stab at fencing. Photos: Nicole Hamel Outfitted in white pants and jackets, the two combatants look bizarrely similar. Their faces are invisible behind the dark screens of their masks.  With swords in hand, they carefully position themselves…
Meet a Villager: Coloring his world

Meet a Villager: Coloring his world

Longtime sports fan delights in sketching, giving away his portraits of athletes. Photos: Nicole Hamel Rich Sobieray, 81, lights up as he reminisces in the “memory room” of his villa home, filled with a wide array of sports memorabilia, including…
Live life simply

Live life simply

Lakeshore by Simple Life allows residents to embrace downsizing in beautiful cottage homes with great amenities.  PAID PROMOTIONAL FEATURE A new concept in simplified, lower-cost living has come to the Lake and Sumter County area, just a mile from The Villages®.…
Book Club: The Last Castle

Book Club: The Last Castle

The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation’s Largest Home’ by Denise Kiernan. A fascinating look at life in the ‘gilded age!’ George Vanderbilt was one of the wealthiest men in America at age 25. When…
In The Villages: The enigma in your medicine cabinet

In The Villages: The enigma in your medicine cabinet

There’s a lot that goes unnoticed on the label of your multivitamins… Story: Joe Angione The manufacturer of your multivitamins wants you to believe it is providing every vitamin you need to keep you in the best of health. But…
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