One by one, the bicycles were moved from Lila Vilain’s backyard, in the Village of Charlotte, to the front of her home back on Nov. 28. More than 100 bikes of all shapes and sizes were lined up as if they were ready for a trip. And, in fact, they were.
The eight-night Jewish festival of Hanukkah begins Thursday evening, and area synagogues and Jewish groups are going all out to celebrate through community gatherings and worship.
Lake Miona Recreation became Santa’s workshop Friday as more than 40 Villagers worked to build, repair and clean hundreds of bicycles for children in need.
Giving Tuesday started in 2012 as a movement to inspire people to be more charitable with their time and money. The Villages is a hot spot for volunteerism and donating, and a wide range of organizations need support from the community. Here are a few ways to donate your time, money and good…
Every morning, U.S. Navy veteran Tracey Greene makes her coffee, sits down with her Bible and prays in the comfort of Ashley’s Cottage.
Local veterans groups are giving back in many ways this holiday season. The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1036 recently packed more than 100 Thanksgiving meal bags at Beyond the Walls Food Pantry in Fruitland Park, the American Legion Post 347 Auxiliary is sponsoring 150 people through…
When Pastor Derick Dimry took the lead pastor reins at New Song Community Church earlier this year, he pledged to continue the traditions launched by his predecessor, founding pastor Tom Ash.