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APRIL 2012 Features 2 The Making of Brownwood 10 Choirs in The Villages Check out The Villages’ newest town square. Brownwood will have an Old Florida feel with a sprinkle of Michigan flavor. State Road 44 is being transformed, and workers are turning the land into a remarkable place to dine, shop, enjoy live entertainment and relax with family and friends. The Belle Chords, The Villages Community Philharmonic Orchestra Chorale and The Village Voices don’t debate about which instrument rises above the others. The voice is a beautiful instrument and it’s sound is unique to the individual. See how this trio of choirs reflect on the purity and beauty of the human voice. 20 The Bonds of Friendship 26 Finding a new Passion Meeting new people, even friends that become like family, is a common occurrence in The Villages. But there also are many residents who were a part of one another’s lives long before they moved to The Villages. Residents move to The Villages for all sorts of reasons. Many come with their golf clubs, bowling balls or mah-jongg sets in hand ready to enjoy The Villages lifestyle. But once they arrive, more than 1,800 clubs are available to them, and new worlds begin to open as residents develop new interests or sometimes renew old passions. 44 The First Villages Golf Stars APRIL 2012 Meet the winners of The First Villages Golf Star. Over the next eight months, these two lucky individuals will be trained at The Villages Golf Academy by some of Florida’s most experienced instructors. Watch these winners take their golf games to the next level. WWW.THEVILLAGES.COM $4.9 $4.95 Cover Jim and Carole Morris, Village of Bridgeport at Laurel Valley residents, cruise The Villages in their 1946 Lincoln convertible. The Making of See Page 2 C l Cars, Sunny D And G Cool C S Days A d Great Cruising The Villages F i d P 63 Friends...Page 63

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Villages - April 2012

The Villages - April 2012
The Making of Brownwood
Choirs in The Villages
Sports and Recreation
The Bonds of Friendship
Finding a New Passion
Around The Villages
The First Villages Golf Stars
Major Events

The Villages - April 2012