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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. 


The April Michigan Yoopers’ meeting will be hosted by Ardis and Ron Klumb, co-founders and head chef of the Yoopers’ club.  The meeting will be on April 8th, from 6-8 p.m.  at Providence Independence Apartments.  Directions are:  Travel south of Hwy. 466 on Buena Vista, to Hwy. 466A.  Turn right (west).  Just past Powell Road, you will see the Providence Building and the entry drive on the right. 

Snacks, coffee, hot chocolate, and popcorn will be provided.  There will be a cash bar.  Members are asked to bring a dessert to share.  We hope to see a nice group.  It will be a fun evening.  A tour will be offered for anyone wishing to see the facilities.


For further information, please contact George Leviska by phone at (352)259-4675 or by e:mail at leviska@aol.com

Ron and Ardis were our guest speakers

Our 5th annual pasty dinner was held at the Savannah Center in the Rhett Butler Room on February 11th at 6:00 p.m.  

Anyone with a connection to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is welcome to join.  Annual dues are $5.00 per person.  Remember to wear your Yooper badge and bring your Village I.D. or guest pass to the meeting. 


or call George and Mary.

Election of Officers in November

President:George Leviska

Vice President:

Secretary:Mary Ann Wilkinson

Treasurer:Tom Petitpren

Website:Bruce Mitchell 

You can reach George or Mary Leviska





Remember to wear your Yooper badge and bring your Villages I.D. or guest pass to the meeting.  Anyone with a connection Michigan’s upper peninsula, past or present, is welcome to join the club. 

The membership list will be updated soon. 

 Michigan Yoopers Club  The Villages, FL    2015