Chicago couple wins one year of rent-free living in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — Most people moving to Tallahassee don’t get a welcome greeting from the mayor himself. But then again, they’re not Glenn and Loujean Nelson. The couple from Chicago are the 2016 winners of the “Why I’d Love to Retire in Tallahassee Contest.” Put on by Choose Tallahassee, the organization grants one lucky […]

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Chicago couple wins Choose Tallahassee contest

Glenn and Loujean Nelson are leaving the Windy City and moving to Tallahassee. Earlier today, the couple was named the winner of the Why I’d Love to Retire in Tallahassee, Florida contest, hosted by Choose Tallahassee, an all-volunteer organization that champions Tallahassee as a retirement city for Baby Boomers. The couple, retired elementary school teachers originally from […]

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Chicago Couple Wins Free Rent In Tallahassee For A Year

A Chicago couple will be moving to Tallahassee with one year’s worth of free rent. They’re the winners of Choose Tallahassee’s “Why I’d Love to Retire in Tallahassee, Florida” Contest. On Skype Wednesday, Glenn and Loujean Nelson said they were drawn to Tallahassee because of the weather, healthcare options and college-town feel. “Tallahassee had more […]

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Choose Tallahassee Announces Winners of Free Year of Retirement

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – Choose Tallahassee announced the winners of a free year of retirement in the capital city! Glenn and Loujean Nelson were declared the winners Wednesday. They’ll be moving to Tallahassee from the windy city. The goal of Choose Tallahassee is to show off Florida’s capital city as a retirement option. The Nelson’s […]

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Heading south to retire in Tallahassee

Last year we began a year rent free in Tallahassee, as we started our retirement. I had won a contest from a non-profit group called Choose Tallahassee who was targeting retired or soon-to-be retired Baby Boomer couples. (“Baby Boomers” are one of the largest generational groups in the U.S. More than 25 percent of the […]

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Young Actors Theatre Hit!

We were happy to be invited out to meet some friends last Friday to see the tap dancing musical “42nd Street”. Thanks to our friends Marion and Amber we found a new theatrical outlet for us. This musical was at the Young Actors Theatre. I had driven by this little theatre but had no idea […]

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Give to the Tallahassee Democrat Food Drive this Thursday!

Just a couple of days ago my husband read in the Tallahassee Democrat that they have been having a food drive. It has been going on since June 1 and it continues through Thursday, June 18. School has ended and so many children who got free breakfasts and lunches at school may only have one […]

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“Is Tallahassee home or not?”

We are heading back to New Hampshire soon. We are the winners of the Choose Tallahassee “Home Free” contest that brought us to Tallahassee for a year free. It has been a marvelous year…so many have contributed to make this year a success! We were given a home for a year, cable TV, Tallahassee Democrat […]

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Dancing with the “Tai Chi” Stars

I have been looking down at my feet to see if there are really two left ones down there. Why… yes there are! I just wasn’t made to dance. (So that’s my excuse and I’m sticking to it!) And what follows in my “dancing” story… This last Friday, my friend Marion asked me if I […]

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