Big Move for Ventriloquist Central

I know you have not heard from us in a while but believe me all is well with both me and my partner/web master Steve. But that being said I have great news to tell all of you and that is that I have taken full retirement as of May 18th and since then have been getting all my ducks in a row.

I never took a paid vacation since I was always self employed but have been making up for some lost time and doing a lot of that.

I have a new love in my life named Linda Nanfria and even though we now have a love relationship we have been friends since we met the very first day of high school when we were just 14 years old. Amazing how life gives you twists and turns.

I also must let you all know that I am moving from MA and heading out to CA into the wine country. My house went on the market and if there are no problems I will be passing papers the end of June.

I am super excited about this but fret not because Ventriloquist Central will continue and I will be able to spend much more time on the site after my transition.

You all have been so supportive over the years so I wanted all to know these great plans.



Ventriloquist Central is the brainchild of Dan Willinger and Steve Hurst. Dan is a ventriloquism enthusiast and ventriloquist figure collector. He has been collecting for over 25 years. He created the Ventriloquist Central Collection. It now has over 100 ventriloquist figures and over 50 of them are Frank Marshall figures. Steve is a ventriloquist as well as builder of ventriloquist figures. He also has a background in sales, marketing, building websites and computers. Because they both love the art of ventriloquism, the website Ventriloquist Central was born. For more information about the website, go to:

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11 Responses to Big Move for Ventriloquist Central

  1. Chuck Lyons says:

    Congratulations Dan, I am so very happy for you and hope you will be able to make it to the Convention this year. Best of luck to you on your move.

  2. Daniel Jay says:

    All the best to you Dan! Have a safe trip to your new destination. Looking forward to all the new postings!!!

  3. Duane Echols says:

    How exciting, just when I’ve been contemplating a move back East. I’ll have to come visit you and “friends” in Cali!!

  4. Ron Scherer says:

    Dan, I am so happy for you. What a move but I’m sure you will adjust to the weather !! We will be looking for all the updates! Thanks so much for all you have done for the Venting World. May much more happiness be in your future my Friend !
    Ron Scherer

  5. Phil McConkey says:

    Hope all the best for your new relationship and your move
    to CA my friend…I know one thing for sure you
    won”t miss Dan….the Snow!!….Phil ; )

  6. Bob Conrad says:

    Congratulations, Dan. I hope the sale and move goes smoothly. I am glad you have found someone to share your retirement with. I never did get up to Boston to see the collection, I probably won’t be going out to California either, post lots of pictures when you get settled.

  7. John Conte says:

    Yo Bro, Congrat’s on your retirement and the best wishes on your move, wishing you and your new love the very best in all that you both do.

  8. Bob Carroll says:

    Great! Now maybe I can visit your new place when you get settled! Congratulations on your new move and your new life!

  9. leigh basthemer says:

    H i hope the best for you and yours, I.m doing the same, Good Luck !

  10. robert miller says:

    congrats to you dan..i wish you nothing but the best

  11. Ben Veenkamp says:

    So glad to read you’re okay. Congratulations on the new chapter of your life. I wish you well :)

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