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Hurricane Ian Update #5

Date:               9/28/2022        12:00 p.m. Hurricane Ian Update #5 The extremely dangerous eyewall of Hurricane Ian is moving onshore. Ian is expected to cause catastrophic storm surge, winds and flooding in the Florida Peninsula. The hurricane is currently located 45 miles west/northwest of Naples and 50 miles south/southwest of Punta Gorda. Hurricane Ian is moving at …

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Hurricane Ian Update #4

Protective Actions Taken Date:               9/27/2022        5:00 p.m. Hurricane Ian Update #4 Hurricane Ian is growing stronger in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico. Ian is currently located 265 miles south of Sarasota and 85 miles south/southwest of the Dry Tortugas. The hurricane is traveling at 10 mph with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph. A Hurricane …

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Hurricane Ian Update #3

  Protective Actions Taken Date:               9/27/2022        3:00 p.m. Hurricane Ian Update #3   Community Updates:   The parking at the resident gardens is now full. If you still need to relocate your car to another location, please use the north side of Holly Branch, making sure to keep driveways clear. Additional parking can also be …

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Hurricane Ian Update #2

Protective Actions Taken Date:               9/27/2022        10:00 a.m. Hurricane Ian Update #2 Hurricane Ian is currently located 10 miles north/northeast of Pinar del Rio Cuba and 130 miles south/southwest of the Dry Tortugas. Ian is moving at 12 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 125 mph. A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Bonita …

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Hurricane Ian Update #1

Protective Actions Taken Date:               9/26/2022        1:00 p.m.   Hurricane Ian Update #1 Hurricane Ian is forecast to continue rapidly strengthening. Ian is currently located 100 miles west of Grand Cayman and 240 miles southeast of the western tip of Cuba. Ian is moving toward the northwest near 13 mph with maximum sustained winds of 80 …

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Focus on Fitness – Yoga

By Talina Hendrickson Photos by Gene Gibbs and Talina Hendrickson   One of the latest classes to be added to the schedule at the Valencia Landing Clubhouse is yoga. The class begins at 10:30 a.m. The Balance and Stretch class continues at 11 a.m. at the Centre’s Fitness Center. The classes are a great way …

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Read this Week’s Village Weekly!

Curious about what is going on at John Knox Village of Central Florida next week? Download this week’s issue of the Village Weekly! The Village Weekly is published each Friday and distributed to residents by a dedicated team of volunteers that deliver the publication door to door. Click on the dates below to read the …

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Creating Makes Us Wealthy

By Bob Dunham   American writer, Kurt Vonnegut put it this way: “I tell everybody to practice some art, no matter how badly or how well. It doesn’t matter. It’s the experience of becoming—of creating—that truly matters . .  it’s a way to become, to find out what you are, what you can do, what’s …

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Pool is Good

By Resident Barry Evans   Did you know that pool started as a lawn game sort of like croquet? I am not certain whether it had hoops or not, but I assume that getting down on the ground with the cue stick was not good – especially when you had to hit the ball through …

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Health Care Hints: Walking Safely

Thank you to resident Evelyn Gilbert for compiling the material for this hint.   Walking Safely We have all been walking for virtually all of our lives. However, we are now older, with more brittle bones, with a diminished sense of balance and with poorer vision than when we first started walking. Consider the following …

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