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Meet a Villager: Lamar and Colleen Young

Meet a Villager: Lamar and Colleen Young

Married 65 years, Villagers Lamar and Colleen Young say this is the best time of their lives.  Photo: Nicole Hamel Sixty-five years of marriage has allowed Villagers Lamar and Colleen Young to live in six states, yet The Villages is…
Meet a Villager: An open book

Meet a Villager: An open book

Lindsay Collier touches lives as an author and speaker. Photo: Nicole Namel Served in the U.S. Army from 1964 to 1967.  Moved to The Villages in 2004. Career: After the military, I worked at Kodak in Rochester, New York. The…
Meet a Villager: Phyllis McElveen

Meet a Villager: Phyllis McElveen

Phyllis McElveen’s entire world changed after moving to The Villages. Photo: Nicole Hamel Vital Stats Lives in Village of Pine Ridge with husband Jim.  Previously lived in Jacksonville for 35 years.  Retired project manager; now proprietor of Fifi’s Cakes &…
Meet a Villager: The finest things

Meet a Villager: The finest things

For one Villager, retirement is all about living life to the fullest, with a focus on people and things that matter most.  Photo: Nicole Hamel After eight years, Bruce Ellis says the two things he and his wife Sandra are…
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…
Villager hosts Veterans Day book signing to benefit Wounded Warriors

Villager hosts Veterans Day book signing to benefit Wounded Warriors

Fenney Grill, 3210 Fenney Way, in The Villages will host Villager Yvonne Combs’ book signing to benefit from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, on Veterans Day, to benefit Wounded Warriors. Yvonne’s recently published autobiography, “Metisse,” meaning “half-breed” in French reflects on her…
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…
Back to school

Back to school

The old adage is “You’re never too old to learn something new”—especially if you’re a Villager. The Enrichment Academy, The Villages’ adult education program, began in October 2017 and is growing rapidly. As the second year of classes starts this…
Music man 

Music man 

John Linde writes family-friendly songs that touch the soul.   New York native John Linde has had an extensive career in entertainment as a songwriter, record producer, and screenwriter. But the talented Villager is not resting on his laurels just…
A Walk on the Wild Side with Jack Hanna

A Walk on the Wild Side with Jack Hanna

Jack Hanna is coming to The Villages, and he’s bringing some of his friends with him. On Jan. 22 at 7pm at The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center, Get off the Bus Concerts is presenting Jack Hanna’s “Into the…
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