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East Ridge Key Club Wins First Place

Posted on April 19, 2015 at 1:31 am

The Kiwanis Club of Clermont is very proud to congratulate the East Ridge High School Kiwanis Key Club along with their school advisor, Mr. Ricardo Quiles and their Kiwanis advisor Mrs. Aurelia Cole for their amazing performance at their District Leadership Conference the weekend of April 10-12, 2015 in Orlando. These students demonstrated excellence with the determination to move the ERHS Key Club from good to great. The ERHS Key

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Business Highlight

  • Floor It!

    Posted on April 15, 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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  • Ants, Ants, and More Ants!

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 1:29 am

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    Here in Florida, one of the most invasive species of insects we have is the ant. We find them in our sugar bowls, in our sinks, and even in our bath tubs. Some of them sting, though all of them are a nuisance when they are found in our homes. We buy sprays from the store labeled “ant spray” and sure . . . those sprays help short term .

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See What A Dream Can Do

Posted on April 19, 2015 at 1:30 am

2015 Miss Sunshine Foundation Pageant! Give us your time as a volunteer and as a queen and we will give you a year of great memories and a great pride for knowing that you were part of an organization such as Sunshine Foundation. Queens will be the backbone of the foundation by hosting events on behalf of Sunshine Foundation and the chronically ill, seriously ill, physically challenged and abused children.

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  • Friends of Cagan Crossings Library

    Posted on April 19, 2015 at 1:14 am

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    The Friends of Cagan Crossings Community Library welcome new members! Annual dues are only $5 per individual and $10 per family. If you are interested in joining, please fill out a brief application the next time you visit the library. If you live in the south Lake area, and you’re spring cleaning or moving soon, drop off no-longer needed books or audio-visuals at the library during regular hours. Your donation

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  • National Help A Horse Day

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 9:07 am

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    DreamCatcher Horse Rescue is celebrating “Help A Horse Day” Sunday, April 26th from 1-4 p.m. The free event will include barn tours, silent auction, take a photo with a rescue Facebook contest, Dream Team show, goody bags, educational tent, talks from various professionals in the horse world, meet the rescues & more! Help us compete for a $10,000 or $5,000 grant from the ASPCA by our participation in “Help A

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Charity Golf Tournament to Benefit Veterans

Posted on April 19, 2015 at 1:53 am

The Florida Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is hosting a charity Golf Tournament on Friday, April 24 at the Sanctuary Ridge Golf Club in Clermont Florida. The Veterans of Foreign Wars is the nation’s oldest major veterans’ organization and has an impeccable record of service and stewardship. The annual golf tournament will benefit the Florida VFW Help a Hero program which provides short term emergency financial assistance to Veterans in

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  • World Tai Chi & QiGong Event

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 9:51 am

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    Everyone is invited to Lake Louisa State Park Saturday, April 25th for our local World Tai Chi & QiGong event, starting at 9 a.m. The event is free, however, there is a $5 per car admission fee to the park. World Tai Chi & Qigong Day is always the last Saturday of April every year, and begins at 10 am with groups in New Zealand, and then quietly spreads around

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  • Football & Cheer Registration

    Posted on April 16, 2015 at 1:49 am

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    Polk & Osceola County Families are invited to join the Ridge Youth Pop Warner Football & Cheer family. Ridge Lightning competes amongst the MidFlorida Pop Warner conference and promotes athletics, sportsmanship, and academic success. Our home field is the Northeast Regional Park where we hold all practices and home games. Pop Warner has 6 age/weight football divisions available for boy’s ages 5-14 and 6 cheer squads with similar age divisions.

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Lifestyles

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Farmers Market in Haines City

Posted on April 19, 2015 at 1:08 am

The City of Haines City Farmers Market features the freshest produce and products every Wednesday – year round! Join us in downtown Haines City at Railroad Park (between 5th & 6th Streets) from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. For more information contact Haines City Parks & Recreation at 863.421.3700.

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  • Four Corners Amateur Radio Club

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 9:11 am

    Ever heard about Ham radio? Do you know what Hams do? Well we have good news for you! The Four Corners Amateur Radio Club is welcoming everybody to come to our meeting and learn what amateur radio is all about. Hams have the ability to communicate with people all over the world on the radio, even with small hand held radios. Experience the fun of talking to people from all

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  • Combat Wounded Veterans

    Posted on April 16, 2015 at 1:37 am

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    Patriots, the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) is looking for you. Join us, and help us, help our brother and sister veterans. Call us at 407-350-0224. Stewart (Steve) H. Hilbmann, Commander and Salome (Sally) V. Hilbmann, MOPH Ladies Auxiliary, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Polk County Florida Chapter 535.

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Comedy Improv Show

Posted on April 17, 2015 at 9:48 am

Join Humor Resources Improv on Free Comic Book Day (Saturday, May 2nd) as they celebrate all things comics. DC vs Marvel? Doesn’t matter. You will have fun either way! The show takes place at 7pm at the Montverde Town Hall (next to the library and post office). Tickets are only $5, and you get to yell out your favorite suggestions. The show is interactive and family-friendly and will be full

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  • Landscape and Garden Fair

    Posted on April 16, 2015 at 1:17 am

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    Lake County’s 4th Annual Landscape & Garden Fair, a botanical-themed family-friendly event, will be held April 18-19 at Discovery Gardens, located at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares. The fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Sponsored by Lake County, The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in

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  • Garden Fest 2015 at the Marion Baysinger Memorial Library

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 1:54 am

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    The Friends of Marion Baysinger Memorial Library are hosting the Garden Fest 2015 fundraiser at the library on Saturday, April 18th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There will be a gardening demonstration and a floral arranging presentation by Kim E’s Flowers. Plaster Cottage of Clermont will be painting garden ornaments with children. Green Isle Gardens, Marian Gardens Tree Farm, and Agri-Starts are just a few of the businesses, along

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