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There are many wonderful opportunities at Garden Spot Village; people are living life to its fullest, seizing opportunties to serve, contribute and make a difference in the local community and around the world. Visit this page often for highlights of the action.


A New Community: Sycamore Springs Residents Connect

December 7, 2017
Last December when Tina and I took up residence in Sycamore Springs, it was a pretty bleak place. Contractors, trucks and mud everywhere. We actually told people we lived in the Outpost and it stuck. I still have the Outpost sign in the window. In early spring, Barbara and Dick...
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Overwhelming Generosity

December 5, 2017
If you’re a generous person you’d fit right in at Garden Spot Village. You’d be among a community of people that are generous, gracious and service minded. Not to mention all the opportunities for collaboration and teaming up to do not only the things...
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American Legion Motorcycle Riders

November 30, 2017
In early spring, I was scheduled to go to Lititz and photograph a fundraising, charity motorcycle ride out of the American Legion Post 56 on Route 501 just north of downtown. I missed it for some reason, not sure why, and just never had a chance to reconnect with the group&rsquo...
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Where Plain Families take Center Stage

November 24, 2017
Since I arrived back in Lancaster County in December and started writing feature stories for the Lititz, Ephrata and Elizabethtown newspapers, I have found myself, many times, deep into the culture of plain families and really learning their unique traditions from my mistakes along the way. Although many of us...
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