The Roanoker - September/October 2016 - S16
and her husband Ivars came
to Roanoke thanks to a cousin.
Because of nearby family, she
was familiar with the area and
all i has o o er he and ars
made a few visits to The Glebe
retirement community, opting
to live in one of their cottages.
The friendly, helpful people
sealed the deal in deciding to
"We lived on a farm for years,"
Renga says. "When we came
here and I realized how much
free time I had, I knew I could
do so much more."
The "Go-Getter" retiree
Within her first year at The
Renga enjoys all the activities her community offers-and creates new
ones as needed.
Glebe, Renga joined the community book club, volunteers at
the thrift store, participates in
the wellness program, and is the
Retirement doesn't mean slowing down-in fact, in
Pam Renga's case, her busy schedule at The Glebe
chairperson on the welcoming
is only getting started.
committee for new members.
BY LIZ LONG
Also the organizer of Ladies'
PAM RENGA MIGHT be retired, Night, she and several women
but she's busier than ever! A will hop on the bus to head into
Michigan transplant, Renga
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