Actor Gary Sinise, known by many for his role as Lieutenant Dan in the movie Forrest Gump is coming to Savannah Center on February 21. At the time of this writing a very limited number of tickets are still available.
For years Gary has been an advocate for military veterans, first responders, their families, and others in need through his Gary Sinise Foundation, and he has recently written a book titled “Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service”. [The Villages Entertainment]
In other news…
The Villages again claims the top spot as the Top-Selling Master-Planned Community in the country with 2,134 new home sales in 2018. [John Burns Real Estate Consulting]
Another Florida community, Lakewood Ranch, was runner up with 1,482 new home sales last year.
Not all of Lakewood Ranch is 55+, but Del Webb at Lakewood Ranch is a 55+ active adult community located in the within the master-planned community near Sarasota, FL.
Residents enjoy resort-style amenities and activities including a state-of-the-art fitness center, resort pool with lap lanes, grand clubhouse with full-time Lifestyle Director, social clubs, and group outings.
Del Webb at Lakewood Ranch offers a collection of single-family homes and low-maintenance attached villas designed to fit your lifestyle. There are currently 10 home designs to choose from starting in the mid-$200k’s.
Just when you thought you had the rules of golf figured out, the powers that be go and change them.
Golf’s two main governing bodies have put into effect a handful of rule changes designed to make the game of golf accessible to more people. [The Villages Daily Sun]
If you are reading this on the weekend it was published, you might want to check out the 10th Annual Lake Sumter Art & Craft Festival, with more than 200 talented artists and creators exhibiting their works.
Longtime fans of this popular event may notice that it is taking place about a month earlier than normal this year. The event takes place both Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm, and admission is free.
2018 was a record year for my Agent Referral Program, where I set readers up with my preferred agent in The Villages. Spots are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Learn more and get on his calendar here.