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Military Service Awards UDC

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:37 am

Pictured: back – Butch Fox, Tom ”Critter” McDaniel, Troy Sweat, David King; middle – Mary Harrison, Commander Bryan Gilmore, Jeff Cotton, Wayne Sweat, Jerry Peacock, Belle Phillips, Tammy Moore; front – Carol Tomlinson, Joyce White, Kenny Tapp, Mary Pruitt, Karen Boone, Mary Watkins The Granville Beville 2234, Bushnell Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy® presented four Military Service Awards to honor these Veterans. This was held at the

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  • Four Corners Scores An NFL Touchdown With Town Center Medical And Perfect Health

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 1:03 am

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    Town Center Medical is a family practice, urgent care, pediatrics office with the patient centered medical home model and a twist. And that twist means being and staying on the cutting edge of technology. With the latest in health scanning equipment and in biomarker technology TCM is way ahead of the competition in screening, diagnosis and treatment, identifying issues before they become illnesses. As Dr. Black stated, “Here in the

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  • Floor It!

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 1:08 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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Community Yard Sale This Sunday

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:24 am

This Sunday, October 5th, the Downtown Farmer’s Market will be joined by the very popular Community Yard Sale when dozens of vendors will offer outstanding bargains on a wide variety of treasures for savvy shoppers from across South Lake county. Sponsored by the Clermont Downtown Partnership, this fall’s Yard Sale will feature (as of press time) over 36 vendors who will display their items on Montrose Street, starting near it’s

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  • Wings & Wildflowers Festival Welcomes International Birding Expert And TV Host James Currie

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 1:37 am

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    The 3rd Annual Wings & Wildflowers Festival, to be held Oct. 3-5 at Venetian Gardens, 201 E. Dixie Ave., Leesburg, is bringing some of the nation’s top birding, wildflower and nature experts to Lake County to share their knowledge. A surprise addition to this year’s festival’s lineup is James Currie, internationally acclaimed birder and the host of the Nikon’s Birding Adventures TV show. Festival-goers will have an opportunity to meet

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  • Support Our Children in Four Corners

    Posted on September 28, 2014 at 1:20 am

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    First Friday Kids Support Group Backpack Project For many children in The Four Corners area, waking each morning, getting ready for school, and having the opportunity to eat both breakfast and lunch is a good day,  before returning home where there may not be any food available. The First Friday Kids Support Group is seeking financial support, or food donations to provide weekend food for 60 children throughout the 2014-2015

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Calling all Volunteers for Miles for Meals 8K/5K

Posted on September 26, 2014 at 11:43 am

This year the Miles for Meals 8K/5K and Kids Fun Run is on Saturday, October 11th starting at 7:30am. The event benefits Buses n Backpacks. Great fun for the whole family with cool t-shirts and finisher medals. A free kids fun run (the kids will also get a finisher medal), dance party and other fun post race festivities will also be part of the excitement of the morning. Please join

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  • Equine Obstacle Trail Challenge

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 1:48 am

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    Presented by The Friends of Lake Louisa State Park, this event will be held Saturday, October 18, 2014. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at Lake Louisa State Park, 7305 Hwy 27, Clermont, FL 34714. The course consists of 5 miles, 10 obstacles, and a great way to spend your day. Come test yourselves on our course. There will be food, fun, and a costume contest at 2 p.m. at the

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  • Riding Program for Women

    Posted on September 23, 2014 at 1:51 am

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    New – A women’s weekly horse riding club at DreamCatcher Horse ranch & Rescue Center. Beginners thru experienced, young or seniors – all welcome! Come enjoy 2 hours of horsey fun! From grooming, tacking, bathing, riding lessons – English or western – to trail riding – you c an take time out to enjoy your love of horses with us! Just $30 a session. Just come along any Thursday at  

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Lifestyles

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Trash and Treasures Sale

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:48 am

St. Ann’s Altar and Rosary Society will be holding their annual “Trash and Treasures” sale on Saturday, October 25 starting at 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM.  The sale will also feature fresh baked goods. The profits from this event will benefit our local community. The sale will take place in the Social Hall of St. Ann’s at 1265 Robinson Drive in Haines City. Come early as some items sell out

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  • Singles Connection

    Posted on September 28, 2014 at 1:45 am

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    The Singles Connection is a small group dedicated to the needs and social aspirations of persons who were part of a couple, but now, thru various circumstances, or by choice find themselves single and perhaps in need of a friend. The connection is part of a Life Group at Community of Faith Methodist Church. All ages are welcome and membership at COF is not necessary. The group meets once monthly

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  • Vintage Market & Garden Show

    Posted on September 26, 2014 at 11:45 am

    The Vintage Market and Garden Show to help benefit the Give-A-Day Foundation, returns to Historic Downtown Clermont as fall weather returns on October 4th. The inaugural event took place last March drawing shoppers from all over Florida, some traveling hundreds of miles for the unique event. Vintage items are not to be confused with flea market opt thrift store wares. Instead they are items that have been stylishly redecorated or

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Knights of Columbus

Posted on September 25, 2014 at 1:42 am

The Blessed Sacrament Knights of Columbus Council No. 13240 of Clermont, Florida will be hosting a Pasta Dinner at Blessed Sacrament Church, Rt.50 and 12 St. in Clermont on Saturday, October 4th 2014. 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

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  • Art Classes at South Lake Art League

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 1:41 am

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    Check out our Art and Craft classes held at the South Lake Art League’s studios in Clermont. We offer many classes during the week, including watercolors, pastels, jewelry making, acrylics, drawing, water mixable oils, photography, & kids & adults acrylic classes on Friday nights.  We also offer seascape and portrait workshops on some weekends.    We offer special workshops by visiting artists. Download the class schedule and studio locations on our

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  • Sunshine Foundation’s 5th Annual Dream Village Gala

    Posted on September 23, 2014 at 1:40 am

    Help us celebrate the Sunshine Foundation’s 5th Annual Dream Village Gala! Our sole purpose is to answer the dreams of children living with lifelong chronic illnesses, physical challenges, and the trauma of abuse. We have been answering dreams for over 35 years, and this year we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Sunshine Foundation Dream Village, a 22-acre Central Florida resort built to handle the special needs of the children

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