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Why Join:  The VHA provides you with many opportunities to support our community.  It also gives you an opportunity to volunteer in an organization that is engaged in numerous areas to make life safer, provide help to those in need, and make you better informed while being YOUR VOICE to the Developer and District Government for problem solving as the largest Lifestyle Group in The Villages.  Remember, the larger our membership, the louder our Voice becomes!

We hope you will find The VHA to be the place to go when you want to give back to our community and be part of something larger than yourself.

The Benefits of Membership

Communication Opportunities

Providing civil discourse on community issues

  • Monthly News – The VHA Voice and related social media
  • “Circle of Partners” – We have mutual trusted relationships with several organizations to dispel rumors and protect, improve and resolve issues in the community, e.g., Local Governments, Law Enforcement, Public Safety, District Government, The Villages Developer, UF Health Central Florida, and other Healthcare organizations
  • VHA Town Hall Meetings with Community Leaders
  • Promoted the creation of the Project Wide Advisory Committee (PWAC) which controls the Project Wide maintenance fund and the Amenity Fund south of State Route 466
  • Continue to work with the District and the County to allow our Fire/Safety Division to provide future Ambulance/Transport service and create an Independent Fire District run by residents

Social Opportunities

There are numerous events and meetings held, some of which are members only, that give you an opportunity to meet other members while enjoying a fun evening!

Educational Opportunities

We provide “free” to residents many educational programs to help you acquaint yourselves with living in The Villages.

  • New Residents Night
  • Golf Cart Safety Clinic 
  • Cutting the Cord (TV Cable)
  • Educational Forums – Community Standards, Deed Compliance, Healthcare Advances, Where my money (CDDs) goes, Law Enforcement, Public Safety, Active Shooter Awareness
  • Developer State of the Villages Annual Meeting
  • Sent the letter to the District recommending the formation of The Enrichment Academy and supported its implementation
  • Introduced The Villages Health to our community by holding informational sessions in areas where they were building the Care Centers

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Would you like to help administer our VHA Helping Hands Program where in the last year we provided over 6000 “free” transactions for Durable Medical Equipment to residents?  How about helping manage a Bingo or Sporting Event or Fundraising for worthy causes that need our help!!  Maybe you would consider a staff secretarial job or managing our computer system.

Philanthropic Opportunities

Would you like to be on our Foundation Committee fundraising and helping to support needs in and around The Villages or in other communities?

  • VHA Foundation Committee
  • VHA Helping Hands
  • Scholarships
  • Accomplishments:
    • Partner Sponsorship of $25,000 to support our community hospital
    • Funded $50,000 for Villages Area Emergency Radio Transmitter for better local coverage of inclement weather.
    • Gifted specialized golf carts for Public Safety and Police departments
    • Gifted AEDs to several recreation centers
    • Contributed more than $500,000 to victims from severe weather events and the the United We Stand Campaign