Monthly Archives: July 2013

Here Wild Piggy Piggy

Wild hogs (also known as feral hogs) are the topic of our third installment in unusual animal sightings in Florida communities. Wild hogs have become so prevalent in central Florida that they are becoming an increasingly large burden for state … Continue reading

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Leland Management Activities Director Chris Olney becomes a Published Author

Chris Olney, Activity Director for SummerGlen in Ocala, has published her first book entitled: “Whispering Quail and the Lost Ankh Ring.”  She began writing the young adult fiction/fantasy 3 years ago on a creative whim. Chris is also the illustrator … Continue reading

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Unusual Animal Stories From a Florida Community Association

Neighborhoods in central Florida get a lot more unusual animals than you would think. In the Royal Highlands community in Leesburg, Florida they have seen it all from cows to coyotes to pigs. One resident told us that one day … Continue reading

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Resident escorts veteran on Villages Honor Flight

Written by: Mary Chartier This article first appeared on May 20, 2013 in The Villages Daily Sun SPRUCE CREEK GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB I have always been in awe of our men and women who serve in the armed services. … Continue reading

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The Florida Sandhill Crane

We have been fortunate the last few months to receive many pictures of beautiful Sandhill Cranes (and their adorable babies) from around the communities we manage.  These magnificent birds have become an unofficial resident of almost every community in central Florida, … Continue reading

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Free Family Fun Idea 10, Harry P. Leu Gardens

In our last installment of free family fun we suggest you partake in some local culture and take the family to the Harry P. Leu Gardens in Orlando. The gardens allow free admission on every  first Monday of the month, … Continue reading

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Community Food Drive Gets Bigger Every Year

Written by: Mary Chartier This article first appeared on June 3, 2013 in the Villages Daily Sun SPRUCE CREEK GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB I have said this before but it bears repeating: “We live in a wonderful, caring and very … Continue reading

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