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The Michigan Yoopers is a social club in The Villages, Florida.

A Yooper refers to anyone with a connection with Michigan's Upper Peninsula.Anyone with a connection to Michigan's Upper Penninsula is welcome to join.  Remember to bring your Villages ID or guest pass to the meeting.

We meet monthly, except in the summer, to get together.

We usually meet at the Savannah Center in the Rhett Butler room on the second Wednesday of the month at 6 pm to 8:50 pm. 

We are meeting Wednesday, January 10, between 6 and 9 p.m. in the Rhett Butler Room of the Savannah Center.  We will have the election of new officers and a pot- luck dinner.  This is our Pasty Fest.  You must RSVP and be a current member. Yes you can join or renew at the meeting.

Our 6th annual pasty dinner will be at the February 10 meeting.  There will be a sign-up sheet at the January meeting for members only.  You  can now order online. The form will be available closer to the January meeting. If you join the club you will be eligible to order.  Anyone with a connection to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, past or present, is welcome to join our club.  Annual dues are $5.00 per person.  For more information, contact Kennie at 386 428-2436.


Christmas Party

The Christmas Party was a huge success with around 90 attendees. 

Cooper Christmas Party 12/9/15

View the Photo Slideshow.

The next meeting is Februaryry 10.

Club Officers 

President:Kennie Turpening

Vice President:Dennis Luoto

Secretary:Don Junak

Treasurer: Della Davey

Member at Large: Bill Holm

Website:Bruce Mitchell 

New elections were in January.


Michigan Yoopers Club  The Villages, FL   2016