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City of Clermont Hosts FitnessPalooza

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 11:12 am

Are you looking for recreational activities for your children? Are you looking for adult fitness activities and the latest nutritional products? If so, the City of Clermont has the perfect event for you – and it’s free! FitnessPalooza, a health and fitness festival, will be held at Waterfront Park on Saturday, April 26, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Imagine the beautiful beach front filled with sports demonstrations and representatives

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Business Highlight

  • Dr. Kashan Khan

    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 9:14 am

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    Dr. Kashan Khan completed his education at Sindh Medical College graduating with honors, his residency at Wheeling Hospital in West Virginia and later on he did Geriatric Fellowship at Carilion Health System. He is a board certified Family Practitioner and has recently passed his Geriatrics Boards. This makes him amongst a few physicians in the area who are actually Geriatrics Fellowship trained. Dr. Khan takes special pride in his Geriatric

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  • Floor It!

    Posted on April 9, 2014 at 5:19 am

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    FLOOR IT is located at 45705 Highway 27 in Ridgeview Plaza, Davenport (863-419-4427 or 407-435-8421), and is owned and operated by Mark Roe, who is from the UK. Mark has two children with his wife, Susan. As a family man he understands and appreciates the need to have a practical and safe floor that looks great while at the same time it’s affordable. FLOOR IT employs installers who have over

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Local News

Nature Fest at Lake Louisa

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 11:18 am

The Friends of Lake Louisa State Park invite you to attend their annual Nature Fest event on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 10:00am – 2:00pm on the main beach of Lake Louisa. Nature Fest is a family-oriented, nature friendly event designed to create awareness about outdoor recreation and Florida’s environment and ecosystems, as well as the plants, animals, and history that are a part of them. This annual event at

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  • Local Students Take Top Prize at World Language Competition

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 1:08 am

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    Students from Polk County Public Schools walked away with top prizes at the 2014 World Language Competition, held on April 4 at Haines City High. Each year, language teachers from around the county who are members of the Polk County Council of World Languages Teachers (PCCWLT) are invited to enroll their students in a competition that tests language proficiency in Spanish, French and German. Haines City High is the winner

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  • Local Student Recipient of National Achievement Scholarship

    Posted on April 11, 2014 at 11:11 am

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    Auburndale High Senior Lori-Ann A. Hyde is a National Achievement Scholarship winner after being selected as a finalist in the 2014 National Achievement Scholarship Program. She was selected based on her strong record of accomplishments and potential for academic success in college. Over 160,000 students were entered in the program by requesting consideration when they took the 2012 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) as high school juniors. Only

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Sports

5K to Benefit Lake Louisa State Park

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 11:16 am

The annual Friends of Lake Louisa State Park 5k run/walk will be held Saturday, May 24, at 7:30 a.m. The beautiful USAT certified course, with chip timing, runs through a tree-lined paved out and back course located in Lake Louisa State Park in Clermont. Trophies will be awarded to the top overall male and female finishers. The top male and female finishers in eight different age groups will also receive

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  • Ridge Youth Soccer Club Boys U13 FYSA Region C Cup Champions

    Posted on March 28, 2014 at 11:34 am

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    Through a series of seven challenging games over the course of the last few weeks against West Coast Florida’s top soccer teams, the Ridge Youth Soccer Club Red Falcons secured the Region C Cup Championship in Brandon, Florida. The competitive games brought out the best in the boys to secure victory in nail-biting overtime and penalty kick face-offs in Florida Youth Soccer Association (FYSA) most prestigious Division II tournament. We

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  • South Lake County Dragon Boat Festival

    Posted on March 24, 2014 at 11:09 am

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    There will be an informational meeting held Tuesday, April 1st from 5:30pm – 6:30pm at Highlander Hut in Clermont regarding the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival. Learn more about forming a team, individual participation, sponsorship and vendor opportunities. May 3rd from 9 am to 4pm, join us for a spectacular event dating back hundreds of years. This inaugural Dragon Boat Festival will take place on Lake Minneola in Clermont at Waterfront

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Lifestyles

City of Clermont Hosts FitnessPalooza

Posted on April 11, 2014 at 11:15 am

Are you looking for recreational activities for your children? Are you looking for adult fitness activities and the latest nutritional products? If so, the City of Clermont has the perfect event for you – and it’s free! FitnessPalooza, a health and fitness festival, will be held at Waterfront Park on Saturday, April 26, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Imagine the beautiful beach front filled with sports demonstrations and representatives

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  • Calling All Artists

    Posted on April 10, 2014 at 1:25 pm

    The Clermont Music Festival is having a poster contest for their upcoming festival which will be on October 18, 2014. Deadline for the entry is April 31, 2014. If you would like to design an original work of art for our poster which will be used to represent the festival please send all inquiries to clermontmusicfest@hotmail.com all ages are encouraged to participate. There is a $100.00 prize to the artist

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  • DreamCatcher Horse Ranch Easter Egg-stravaganza

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    DreamCatcher Horse Ranch Rescue Center, Inc. presents the 5th annual Easter Egg-stravaganza Saturday, April 12, from noon until 4 p.m. There will be horse & pony rides, HUGE Easter Egg Hunt, DreamCatcher Show Team Demo riding our rescue horses, Easter Bonnet Parade of Horses, bounce house, arts & crafts, hay rides, carnival games, cook out, bake sale, prizes, vendors, & LOTS OF FUN!!! Free admission. Small charge for activities. All

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Entertainment

Florida Dance Theatre Presents Celebrate Dance Festival

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 11:05 am

The Celebrate Dance Festival returns to Lakeland April 25-27, and includes an extended weekend of dance events. Master classes taught by professional dancers will be available April 25-27; a gala performance April 26 at Florida Southern College’s Branscomb Auditorium will celebrate Florida Dance Theatre’s 20th anniversary; and a free performance at the Frances Langford Promenade at Lake Mirror on April 27 will wrap up the festival. The master classes will

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  • Pasta Dinner to Benefit Charity

    Posted on April 11, 2014 at 11:16 am

    The Blessed Sacrament Knights of Columbus Council No. 13240 of Clermont will be hosting a Pasta Dinner at Blessed Sacrament Church, Rt. 50 and 12th Street in Clermont on Saturday, April 26th. This annual event features an authentic Italian pasta & meatball dinner, cooked by members of the Council. Salad, bread, soft drinks, coffee and dessert are included in the admission price. Adult beverages will not be served, however you

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  • Sunshine Foundation Hosts Spring Family Fair

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 11:14 am

    The Sunshine Foundation Dream Village will host their annual Spring Family Fair on Saturday, April 12, from 9-11am. This year’s fair will feature bounce houses, an egg hunt, dancing, putt-putt-golf, and more. The Swamp Brothers will be back this year, showcasing some of their favorite swamp creatures. Admission to this family-oriented event is free, and vendor booths are available. The Sunshine Foundation Dream Village is a 22-acre resort of themed

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