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Thank You From Historical Society

Posted on December 21, 2014 at 1:04 am

The South Lake County Historical Society would like to thank all the wonderful people who made this year’s “Holidays in the Village” such an amazing success. First and foremost, we would like to thank all the individuals who put so much time and effort into decorating the Historic Village. This year’s theme was “Christmas across the U.S.A.” and the decorations transported us from Florida to New England, from New York

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  • Veterinary Center for Health Care and Education

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 1:45 am

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    On July 1, 2014 the Reunion Veterinary Hospital opened its doors in Davenport, FL (7950/7960 Lake Wilson Road, Davenport, 863.588.4200, Staffed by Drs. Jack and Eric Bregman, Reunion Veterinary offers a complement of services for your pets’ healthcare needs. Dr. Jack Bregman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 1966 and has been in continuous practice since then. His son, Dr. Eric Bregman, graduated from

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  • Seniors Celebrate the Christmas Season at Crane’s View Lodge

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 1:38 am

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    Lox, cream cheese, capers and red onion bruschetta. Herring, fresh dill, crispy red onion toast points and homemade almond bread. What do all of these items have in common? A Scandinavian Holiday Tea Party, of course. This delightful event to kick-off the Christmas Season, was shared by residents and their families on Wednesday, December 3rd, at Crane’s View Lodge Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Clermont. Mark, the Executive

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New Administrator Announcement

Posted on December 21, 2014 at 1:03 am

Superintendent Kathryn M. LeRoy and the Polk County School Board approved the appointment of Jacqueline Bowen as Associate Superintendent, Chief Academic Officer, during the Tuesday, December 9 School Board meeting. Her appointment became effective Wednesday, December 10. Bowen, 47, will receive an annual salary of $127,344. Since 2013, Bowen had been serving as the Senior Director of K-12 Literacy for the Polk County School District. She was responsible for managing

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  • Girl Scout Troop 704 Silver Award Project

    Posted on December 19, 2014 at 1:11 am


    Girl Scout Troop 704 will be making 8,000 rubber band bracelets to donate to the Give Kids the World organization. The white and green bands represent the Girl Scout colors, the one purple represents a special wish from Troop 704. Donations are needed to help offset the cost of the materials to make the bands Our project will make 8,000 rubber band bracelets to present to Give Kids the

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  • Davenport Lions Club

    Posted on December 18, 2014 at 1:54 am

    1718 Davenport Blvd, Davenport We collect used eyeglasses.  Lion George Markel is the person to call if you eyeglasses you wish to donate. His phone number is 863-956-7340. Our meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Our first meeting is a dinner meeting. Visitors are always welcome. For more information and to let us know if you plan to attend please call: Lion Jeannine at

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Ladies Riding Club At Dreamcatcher Horse Ranch & Rescue Center

Posted on December 21, 2014 at 1:28 am

Every Thursday 10-12 noon just $30.00 a session – next session is Thursday January 8th 10am! • Ever wanted to learn to ride a horse but didn’t have the confidence to try? • Used to ride years ago but want to get back in the saddle? • Just want to spend time with horses away from your usual routine? • Ever wondered what it would be like to ride or

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  • Green Valley Women’s Golf

    Posted on December 19, 2014 at 1:37 am

    On December 18th, the ladies of Green Valley Country Club did the Cha Cha Cha! Each player of the team plays her ball throughout. A 3 hole rotation exists for determining the score. Hole #1, Cha, 1 ball low score; hole #2, Cha Cha, 2 balls low score; hole #3 Cha, Cha, Cha, 3 balls low score. Rotation starts over on 4th hole and continues. The winners are: 1st-Leslie Hyatt,

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  • Trail Run in Oakland

    Posted on December 19, 2014 at 1:16 am

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    The Oakland Nature Preserve 3-mile trail run will be held January 10, 2015. Registration is from 6:30-7:45 a.m. with the race starting at 8 a.m. Free run for kids at 9 a.m. Awards will be presented at 9:45 a.m. Cost/donation is $15 for ONP members, for all others $25 until 12/31/14, $30 until 1/8/15, $35 on race day. Register online at (click on “find event” then type FL the

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Gutter Company Offers $1500 Scholarship to Florida Students

Posted on December 21, 2014 at 1:22 am

Rain Control Aluminum of Central Florida, Inc. is proud to announce the “Rain Control Florida Works Scholarship,” a $1500 scholarship designed to help Florida students complete their post-secondary education. This scholarship is available to any student currently enrolled in any accredited post-secondary institution, college, university, business, or technical school in the State of Florida. It is also open to Florida high school seniors and home-schooled Florida residents currently accepted into

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  • Sugar and spice and everything nice….makes for a perfect Muffin!

    Posted on December 19, 2014 at 1:18 am


    Hi there! My name is Muffin…and as you can see, I’ve got my leash and I’m ready to go! Will I be going with YOU? I was rescued from Animal Control by Houndhaven and was originally a little, bald puppy. I had a noncontagious form of mange, and everybody was really excited to see what color my hair was going to be when it finally started to grow. It only

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  • “Noels” Flower Show Award Winners

    Posted on December 18, 2014 at 1:25 am

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    At the recent Clermont Garden Club’s Flower Show, judges awarded these ribbons: “Holiday Excellence Award” (for highest score in Floral Design division)- Chickie Broman, “Special Award” (for highest scoring beginner in Floral Design division) – Ruth Webb. In the Horticulture Division: “Award of Horticulture Excellence” (for the highest score in the Horticulture Division)- Pat Richardson; “Award of Merit” (Blue ribbons and 95 points or above)- Tina Worrell; “Growers Choice Award”-

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Comedy Improv Show in Montverde

Posted on December 21, 2014 at 1:13 am

Join us for a fun, family-friendly, and most importantly, free night of improv comedy in Montverde!  Former members of the Luna-tics teen improv troupe are reuniting for a night of zany comedy improv, and even though most of them are no longer teens, we think they’re still pretty funny. Come to the Montverde City Hall on Saturday, December 27th at 7pm and find out for yourself!  Admission is free, but

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  • First Friday Free Music Series in City Hall Park

    Posted on December 19, 2014 at 1:14 am


    The free monthly First Friday Music on Montrose series in Downtown Clermont’s City Hall Park is set for January 2, 2015. This month’s featured band is Jay Guess and the Class Act Jazz Quartet playing from the steps overlooking the park at City Hall from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Eleven food trucks, lining Montrose Street and 7th Street adjacent to the park, will offer a variety of gourmet entrees and desserts

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  • Candlelight Concert

    Posted on December 18, 2014 at 1:19 am


    Join us for a reflective evening of traditional carols and timeless piano solos; Sunday, December 21, 2014, 4:00 pm at Grand Highway Baptist Church, {New Location} 14745 Johns Lake Rd, Clermont. What a wonderful time to celebrate the birth and life of our Savior, Jesus Christ. We extend an invitation to our other services; Sunday School for all ages 9:00 am and Sunday Worship at 10:00 am. Merry Christmas!

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