All of the rain dumped on us by that pesky hurricane last year is believed to be contributing to all of the sinkholes we’ve been talking about lately, and I know it’s hard to believe but hurricane season is almost here again!
To get everyone ready and in the right frame of mind, the 13th Annual Hurricane Expo was held this week at the Rohan Recreation Center.
Residents had the chance to meet and hear from several government agencies and local businesses to learn how to prepare for a storm and receive recovery assistance if a hurricane does hit close to us again this year.
I don’t know about you, but I think we could all use a year or two off, wouldn’t you say?
In other news…
Speaking of pesky, check out this 11-foot “lawn ornament” caught at a home this week in the Village of Pine Hills:
+ One resident is not too happy about what happens to gators once they are caught here. [Villages-News]
Apparently Skip saw this article too and he had a good rant about it in this video:
I talk about politics a good bit in my book, and this week The Villages Daily Sun had an article worth sharing on the topic.
“The Villages is the probably the most valuable piece of political real estate in the state, from a candidate’s standpoint,” said Aubrey Jewett, associate professor and associate chair of the political science department at the University of Central Florida. [Read it at The Villages Daily Sun]
According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, women will comprise nearly 11 percent of the total veteran population by 2020.
Lake & Sumter Style recently sat down with three female veterans from The Villages and learned about their stories from years of military service. [Lake & Sumter Style]
Mother always told me nothing good happens after Midnight. Maybe they should change that saying to 11pm.