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MARCH 2011 2 10 14 20 24 30 Features Spring Training — The Boys of Spring Before Villagers and former pro-baseball players Bob Stinson, Dick “Digger” Lines and Pete Smith were the boys of summer, they were the boys of spring. USO Jukebox Saturday Night Spring Fashion Members of the Starlight Players like to call themselves a family. For the group’s latest production, “USO Jukebox Saturday Night,” that ideal could be seen through rehearsals. Check out the latest spring fashions available in The Villages! From unique boutiques to your favorite brand names, shopping abounds at Lake Sumter Landing Market Square, Spanish Springs Town Square and the many shopping plazas on Villages property. The Villages Golf Academy Spring Gardening Master your golf game at The Villages Golf Academy. From beginners to more advanced players, the highly qualified team of instructors can help tailor a lesson program to your golfing goals. The Villages Landscape Manager Erik L. Knudsen teaches us about the flowers that thrive in Florida’s climate during the spring. St. Patrick’s Day Celebration 34 The Villages hosts the ultimate St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Residents experience all-day festivities on the largest Irish holiday of the year. Working Retirees Continue to Find Fulfillment in The Villages MARCH 2011 For most, retirement provides a retreat from the working world rat race. However, some find themselves missing the sense of fulfillment and accomplishment they found in their professional lives. WWW.THEVILLAGES.CO HEVILLAGES.CO M $4. $4.95 Cover A young Bob Stinson poses for his annual baseball card photo. Former pro-baseball players Dick “Digger” Lines , Bob Stinson and Pete Smith recount their spring training experiences. THE BOYS OF SPRING Villagers Recall Spring Training Experience - Page 12 Dick “Digger” Lines village of Countr y Club Hills Bob Stinson village of Santiag o Pete Smith village of Glenbro ok Before They Were The Boys Of Summer They Were Craig Griffin of The Villages Golf Academy demonstrates swing and form. http://WWW.THEVILLAGES.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Villages - March 2011

The Villages - March 2011
Spring Training — The Boys of Spring
USO Jukebox Saturday Night
Spring Fashion
The Villages Golf Academy
Spring Gardening
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Working Retirees Continue to Find Fulfi llment in The Villages
Sports and Recreation
Barnes and Noble Top 10 List
Business Briefs
Major Events

The Villages - March 2011