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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The BIG Retirement Move

Last February I won a year free in Tallahassee.  Several months prior, I became involved in a whirlwind contest that a non-profit group called Choose Tallahassee had developed to bring a retired or soon-to-be retired Baby Boomer couple to Tallahassee. They wanted them to experience Tallahassee and bringing people here means bringing revenues! A win, […]

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Friday 3/6/15 Red Hills Horse Trials

Spectators unite! Come for an upclose view of the horse trials right here in Tallahassee through Sunday. What is unusual about the trials is that the spectators are closer to the action than at other trials! Bill and I went out this morning to see some of the dressage competitions. There is something for everyone….beautiful […]

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Red Horse International Trails

Two days ago we received passes to the prestigious Red Hills International Horse Trials here in Tallahassee. Our thanks goes out to Red Hills Horse Trails organization who provided these passes to Choose Tallahassee…the organization who picked us as the winning retiring couple to experience the best that this city has to offer. Since its […]

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