Lifelong Learning

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Golfing Life at Kendal at Lexington

“I was never a champion, but always an enthusiast,” said Kendal at Lexington resident John South of golf, the game he has played on courses throughout the world. An Enduring…

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Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair, a Hands-On Event

“The hands of Kendal” is how KaLex resident Ruth Tafel describes the Kendal Holiday Arts and Craft Fair she has helped organize since its inauguration in 2020. The Arts and…

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Nancy Epley

Fabric Artist Stitches Together Century of Inspiration

Nancy Epley is a force of nature. As if being 100 years old and looking like she just walked out of a style magazine weren’t enough, the longtime Kalex resident…

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Duplicate Bridge Brings Fun and Challenge to the Table

When Sue Piepho moved into Kendal at Lexington after years in the academic community of Sweet Briar College, she felt right at home. “Kendal felt like me,” said the former…

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The Sunrise Ridge Boys- Community Band

Sunrise Ridge Boys “I went to a dance class and came home in a garage band!” exclaimed Bruce King.  Bruce lives on Sunrise Ridge and plays rhythm guitar and does…

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Lifelong Learning - Kendal at Lexington Style

Wise persons over the years have recognized the benefits of lifelong learning, long before research was conducted proving the fact.                  “I’m still learning,” Michelangelo, age 87                 “Live as…

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Kendal’s Lifelong Learning Keeps Residents Engaged and Brains Healthy

Older Americans are advised to keep their brains sharp and research supports the concept that discovering new interests and learning new things is key to a healthy brain and healthy…

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Why “Tutwiler” ? How the Library Was Named

We are all acquainted with the Tutwiler Library, but not everyone knows who “Tutwiler” was. Carrington Cabell Tutwiler, affectionately known as “Tut,” was a longtime professor of English literature at…

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Early Rockbridge- Self Guided Trip

Let’s take a ride north on US Rt. 11, six miles to the first settled community in Rockbridge County – Timber Ridge.  The first thing you’ll see is the Sam…

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