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Charity Golf Tournament

Posted on February 27, 2015 at 10:05 am

GFWC Four Corners Junior Woman’s Club proudly announces its 2015 Charity Golf Tournament scheduled for Monday, April 13, 2015 at Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club in Haines City. The tournament will benefit The First Tee™, a program that provides an accessible and affordable golf experience for every child who desires to participate in golf. The First Tee not only teaches golf to children who might not otherwise have the

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Business Highlight

  • Floor It!

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 1:58 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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  • Atlantic Veterinary Clinic, The Other Family Doctor

    Posted on February 11, 2015 at 1:06 am

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    The Atlantic Veterinary Clinic has been serving the Davenport area since 2009. We are a full service animal hospital located at 201 Town Center Blvd, Davenport, Fl 33896, at the intersection of Ronald Reagan Pkwy and Lake Wilson Road. With tremendous gratitude to our clients, we have been able to expand our working days and times to better serve you. Office hours are now available Monday to Friday 9 am

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Career Fair and Open House

Posted on February 27, 2015 at 10:17 am

Please join us for an Open House and Career Fair at Ridge Career Center Thursday, March 12 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. There will be employers on site from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Adults and students are invited to join us for a firsthand, close up look at Ridge’s career education training. There will be tours, program demonstrations, door prizes. We feature over 43 programs for adults and

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  • Davenport Creative Arts & Cultural Alliance

    Posted on February 26, 2015 at 1:15 am

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    Upcoming Events: Original Florida Highwaymen Weekend Extravaganza – March 6 & 7. Friday Night Dinner/Auction Tickets available at City Hall or Linda’s Hair Car Center  863-419-3300, Sat. Highwaymen Free Art Show. Trash to Treasures – March 7, Music in the gazebo, Market Square by Cindie & Bill Breeze, Doug Nichols and Friends, Bake Sale, 100th Celebration of Davenport’s Inc. Wilson Park, 5 N. State Street, 10 to 4. Bring Your

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  • Lake Wales Art Festival

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 1:09 am

    Lake Wales Art

    The Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival has a 43 year old tradition of celebrating and exhibiting quality works of art by fine artists and artisans with up to 100 artists competing for more than $30,000 in awards! Presented by the Lake Wales Art Council, the diversity of the critically acclaimed two-day Festival attracts thousands of art lovers each year who purchase original, one-of-a-kind works of art.Presented by

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Angel Flight Southeast To Raffle Off Flight With Renowned Aeroshell Aerobatic Team

Posted on February 27, 2015 at 10:47 am

If zipping across the sky in a airplane that twists, turns and dives fuels an adventurous spirit, then Angel Flight Southeast (http://www.AngelFlightSE.org) has just the ticket. The non-profit organization is raffling off a chance to fly aboard an AeroShell AT-6 Texan during the team’s performance at Sun ‘N Fun International Fly-in and Expo, at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (KLAL), Florida, in April. PilotMall.com donated the flight to benefit Angel Flight

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  • Equestrian Poker Ride at Lake Louisa State Park

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 1:48 am

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    The Friends of Lake Louisa State Park would like to invite you to our upcoming Equestrian Poker Ride, which will take place on Saturday, March 21st at the equestrian field at Lake Louisa State Park. Registration for the event is $15 per rider. The registration form and event rules can be found by visiting www.llsp.org. Space is limited and on a first come, first served basis, so please get your

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  • Clermont to Host 2nd Annual World Police Soccer Championship

    Posted on February 22, 2015 at 1:41 am

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    Soccer teams made up of law-enforcement officers from around the world converged on Clermont last year for the first World Police Soccer 7s Championship games. The Clermont Police Department and the National Training Center (NTC) are hosting the 2nd Annual World Police Soccer 7s World Championship on Feb. 25-27 at the NTC soccer fields located at 1935 Don Wickham Drive on the South Lake Hospital campus in Clermont. Clermont Police

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Lifestyles

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Residents Host Fundraiser for Humane Society

Posted on February 27, 2015 at 10:19 am

Deer Creek RV Golf and Country Club in Davenport hosted a luncheon and skit as a fundraiser for the Polk County Humane Society. Everyone who attended had a great time and we were able to present the Humane Society with a check for $1,123 towards their new facility. We received a wonderful thank you letter of appreciation from them, as they are working hard toward opening their new location.

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  • Pig On The Pond Chili Challenge!

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 1:56 am

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    The 17th Annual Pig on the Pond “For the Kids” Festival is offering a challenge. Locals are encouraged to participate in the Chili Challenge on Friday, March 13th, 2015 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm. Let your best chefs represent your business or organization. Individuals are also encouraged to compete. May the best man, woman or team win! Entry fee is only $60.00 ($30.00 for non-profits). This is a wonderful opportunity to

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  • Amateur Radio Exams

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 1:43 am

    FCC Amateur Radio Exams for Tech, General &/or Extra class (Ham) license via VE (volunteer examiners) are given the first Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM at the Cagan’s Crossing Community Library, 16554 Cagan Oaks Clermont, FL 34714 (opp. Lowes & Wal-Mart) on rt. 27, 1/2 mile north of rt. 192. Next VE Exam dates are,   Mar. 7, 2015. Exam is free, but fcc fee is $15.00, also a

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Entertainment

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Lakeland Craft Festival at Lakeside Village

Posted on February 27, 2015 at 10:42 am

Lakeside Village welcomes back the Lakeland Craft Festival and 150 of the finest crafters in the country March 28 – 29, 2015. This outdoor craft showcase will feature a full spectrum of craft media including photography, pottery, leather items, functional art, stained glass and much more. Craft enthusiasts will have the opportunity to explore the eclectic exhibits and many affordable gift items. The prices will be set to suit all

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  • World War II Weekend at State Park

    Posted on February 26, 2015 at 1:36 am

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    Dade Battlefield was the site of a communication base during World War II. This event includes Allied and Axis Uniformed Reenactors, authentic camps and equipment, mechanized military vehicles, weapons demonstration, battle between Allied and German forces, mechanized military vehicle parade, Big Band music, food vendors, exhibits and more. World War II Weekend – Saturday and Sunday, March 7 & 8, 10 am – 5 pm. $3/person, WWII vets and children

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  • Beer & Bites Fundraising Event

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 1:39 am

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    Come join us at the Providence Community for an evening filled with great tastes, good music and lots of prizes. This event is to raise money for breast cancer and will be held February 28th starting at 4 p.m. Donation is $10 per person which includes 6 food and beverage samples and more! Tickets are available at The Residents Clubhouse, 1512 Clubhouse Blvd., Davenport. Activities include bra pong – cornhole

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