|What is RIO-ONE?|
|As The Villages expands, each new area is
named as a village, such as, The Village of Rio Grande. It is also divided
into units, such as, Unit 1, Unit 2, etc. We live in The Village of Rio Grande,
so we call our neighborhood Rio-One.
|Our First Golf Car Parade|
|Our first golf car parade was for the grand opening of our mail boxes on Morse Boulevard in October 1993.|
|Jeanne and John, left, and Jean and Jimmy, right in line waiting for the start of the parade|
|Kevin interviewing us for VNN , Villages News Network, our local TV station.|
|Our arrival at the mail boxes|
|Cutting the ribbon. Carl and I, being retired Postal employees, were elected joint Postmasters.|
|We had our first Christmas golf car parade in 1993.|
|Jeanne and our decorated golf car|
|Joanne, Clown, and
(The clown is in the center)
|Jeanne, Barbara, Faye, Vivian, Irene, and Eleanore|
|Our first party was on Halloween
1993 with an Hawaiian theme.
This was a few years before we were organized as Rio-One. During those years our social events were organized by Bob and Faye.
|A stop at the gazebo in Town Square during our Memorial Day parade in 1994|