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Area Agency on Aging’s Edler Helpline

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 1:58 am

Do you live alone and need assistance in the home? Are you a caregiver in need of a break? Do you or someone you know need transportation? If you are looking for information about programs and services for seniors, the Area Agency on Aging’s Elders Helpline may be able to help. The Elder Helpline provides information for seniors and their caregivers by helping callers make informed decisions about available assistance.

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  • Continued Relief for Joint Pain

    Posted on July 23, 2014 at 1:16 am


    A patient of mine recently told me, “Your doctors and therapists work as such a great team together.” As a doctor, this makes me so very proud to be part of a team working together for the best interest of the patient. This particular patient, Lois, came to our clinic with severe knee pain in both knees from degenerative osteoarthritis and was considering knee surgery. After a few weeks of

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  • Road Runner Transportation, Inc. “Our Business Is Picking Up”

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 1:30 am

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    Road Runner Taxi has an old fashioned commitment to good customer service to set an unmatched standard of excellence!! All of our drivers have passed a criminal background check and are all permitted by the City of Orlando. Road Runner Taxi is a FULL SERVICE company providing prompt and reliable local 24 hour service, 7 days a week to Clermont and surrounding communities!! We also offer transportation to all Florida

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DAR contest winner MAREN SNOW

Local Girl wins National Award

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 1:11 am

Maren Snow was honored in Washington, D.C. on June 26, 2014 by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution for winning the American History essay award over all other students in the United States. Her subject was “The Lives of Children During the American Revolution. Maren won the local contest sponsored by Tomoka Chapter D.A.R. and the state and regional contests. Maren is a student of ACE Academy and

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  • Korean Service Veterans Sought for Recognition at August 2 Ceremony

    Posted on July 23, 2014 at 12:55 pm


    Korean Service Veterans, those nearly two-million American GI’s who have served silently in Korea since the signing of the armistice on July 27, 1953, will be recognized in a special 61st Anniversary ceremony on Saturday, August 2, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial at Fountain Park, Leesburg. The program is sponsored by the Korean War and Korean Service Veterans Association of Lake County, Chapter 169, a group of

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  • Volunteer Opportunities Available at Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:25 am

    The Auxiliary at Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center is looking for volunteers to work in our Gift Shop, driving one of our Courtesy Carts, greeting patients at our Information Desk or working in the Escort Service. If you have a desire to make a difference in someone’s life, become a volunteer. We offer free training and no prior experience is necessary. For more information, please call the Auxiliary Office

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MVA to Hold Free Swimming Clinic

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 2:17 pm

Montverde Academy will be holding a FREE swimming clinic from 8 AM until 11 AM (Monday-Friday) beginning Monday July 28th and running through Friday August 15th. The upcoming clinic will offer swimming activities and skills development trainings for children ages 7-11, and ages 11 through 18 (*prior swimming experience is required for children 7-11). All clinic instruction will be conducted at the newly constructed Montverde Academy Aquatics Center under the

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  • Men’s Golf League

    Posted on July 20, 2014 at 1:26 pm


    Located on SR 50 between Clermont and Groveland, Green Valley County Club is inviting fellow golfers to play with the Men’s Assn. every Wednesday morning. We enjoy a competitive game with evenly matched teams. Cost to enter is $7.00 per player (plus green fees) each week and the entire fee is returned to the winners. A handicap is helpful. We have the ability to establish a handicap if necessary. The

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  • City of Clermont and Lake County Rowing Announce First Regatta

    Posted on July 18, 2014 at 1:26 pm

    The City of Clermont and the Lake County Rowing Association announced that the Leader of the Lake Regatta will be hosted on Nov. 8-9 at Lake Minneola. It will be the first regatta since the City won a grant to build the Clermont Boathouse at Waterfront Park. The 5,000-square-foot boathouse will be headquarters for the Lake County Rowing Association, which worked with the city and Lake County Commissioner Sean Parks

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Marley – A Mellow Boy Who Wants to be Everyone’s Best Friend

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 1:17 am

Hi! Hello and Hey there! I’m Marley and I’m ready to be your buddy, your pal, your friend for life! Houndhaven is where I’m hanging my hat until you come and pick me up. My previous family moved into a rental that wouldn’t allow pets, so my pal Lou and I were welcomed to stay at Houndhaven. While I’ve been here the volunteers have found out that I really enjoy

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  • Churches Invited to Empowerment Summit

    Posted on July 23, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    The International Fellowship of Covenant Churches (IFOCC) invites all churches to join us for our Annual Empowerment Summit. On Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM, we will meet at the Lake Sumter State College Cooper Memorial Library, Room 108A with leaders joining in from Nigeria, Uganda, Nepal Asia and other countries to discuss ways that the IFOCC and other ministries can empower members of their communities

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  • Scholarship Recipients

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:14 am

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    On July 1, 2014 the Kiwanis Club of Clermont hosted 7 of the 16 recipients of the Kiwanis Club of Clermont Foundation’s 2014 college scholarship awards.  The Scholarship Committee and the students were introduced to each other for the first time and each recipient addressed the membership and thanked the club for its generosity and dedication to the community. The ranges of colleges they will be attending are USF, UF,

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Gala Celebration to Benefit South Lake Animal League

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 1:29 pm

On Saturday, September 13, 2014 the most generous hearts of Central Florida will come together to celebrate South Lake Animal League’s commitment to providing compassionate care to thousands of pets over the past two decades. The 1st Annual Gala, called “A Fetching Affair,” will be held at the Magnolia House at Trilogy Orlando located in Groveland from 6-10 p.m. The goal of the gala is to raise funds for the

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  • Clermont Music Festival

    Posted on July 18, 2014 at 1:25 pm

    We are now accepting sponsors for the Music Festival to be held in downtown Clermont on Saturday, October 18, 2014. This is a free concert for our community with all the musicians donating their time. We have many sponsorship opportunities available: programs, t-shirts, kid’s zone & stages. This is a great opportunity for you or your business to give back to your community. The Festival is in partnership with the

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  • Free Concert at the Winery

    Posted on July 18, 2014 at 12:57 pm

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    Florida’s rising young blues star, Selwyn Birchwood, the winner (in a field of over 125 other bands) of the 2013 International Blues Challenge, currently celebrating the release of his Alligator Records debut, DON’T CALL NO AMBULANCE, will give a free performance as part of the Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards Summer Music Series in Clermont on Saturday, July 26, 2014, from 1-4 p.m. Birchwood is a guitar and lap-steel-playing bundle of

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