September 14 – September 21, 2017 Edition

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This month’s Coffee and Conversation with the Mayor was held at Champions Barber Studio, located at 670 W. Montrose St, in Historic Downtown Clermont. The Studio hosted the event and welcomed the residents into a relaxed atmosphere where clients can have their hair cut while enjoying a beer on tap. If a woman can enjoy a glass of wine...

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Lake Minneola High School’s Week in Review

Submitted By Hilary Allen, Athletic Director, Lake Minneola High School Normally, I start the week in review with the results of the previous week.  Because...

Dads, Take Your Child to School Day (September 27)

On Wednesday, September 27, schools around the state will observe "Dads, Take Your Child to School Day".  Fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers, uncles, older brothers, foster...

Chick-Fil-A Four Corners Awards A Year Supply of Meals to First 100 in Line...

Local franchise owner Andrew Gaddie is looking forward to helping the area get back to normal following Hurricane Irma.  On Thursday, Sept. 21, he...

South Lake Hospital Community Garden Seeks Gardeners for Fall Planting    

The South Lake Hospital Foundation is looking for gardeners to participate in the Fall planting of the hospital’s organic community garden, scheduled for Thursday,...

South Lake Chamber of Commerce Monthly Breakfast

Hurricane Irma didn’t dampen the spirits of those attending The South Lake Chamber of Commerce Breakfast on September 15. Michael Herrera, executive director of the...

Open Your Heart and Home

The Lake County Animal Shelter is at critical capacity after Hurricane Irma. While community support before the storm, including adoptions and shelter break sleepovers,...

School Meals are Free at Lake Public Schools through Oct. 20

Lake public schools will serve free meals through the National School Lunch Program to any student who wants one through Oct. 20. In the wake...

GROVELAND MOVIE NIGHT

On the 4th Friday of each month, the City of Groveland plus community and corporate sponsors are hosting Family Food Truck and Movie Night...

 A Plant for the Library

Each month the Clermont Garden Club donates a plant to the library to advocate gardening, civic beautification and interest in the club.  Club member...

Caroline King honored as an Outstanding Student Leader

Michael Herrera, director of the Community Foundation of South Lake, announced at September’s South Lake Chamber of Commerce Breakfast that the new Foundations for...

Mark Your Calendars for Clermont’s First Heritage Day!

This area of Florida was settled by hearty pioneers who had to do everything by hand—everything from building their own homes to churning the...

Clermont Waterfront Parkrun – Sept 16

Volunteers arrived in the early morning darkness last Saturday to clear away some of the downed branches and leaves that Irma had deposited on...

Dreamcatcher Horse Ranch & Rescue Needs Help

On September 11th around 3am, the eye of Hurricane Irma went directly over DreamCatcher Horse Rescue in Clermont with winds over 100mph. The property...

Adam Putnam, Commissioner of Agriculture, Comes to Clermont

Commissioner Adam Putnam dropped by Cheeser’s Palace Café, the homey mom and pop restaurant in Historic Downtown Clermont, to meet with local residents and...

Business of the Month for September – Waste Connections of Florida

Waste Connections of Florida was chosen as Groveland’s Business of the Month for September. On September 7, only 3 days before Hurricane Irma came crashing...

Kiwanis Club of Clermont Receives a Certificate of Appreciation   

Sheriff Peyton Grinnell and Lt. Mark Stauffer of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office attended a recent meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Clermont to...

City of Clermont Post Hurricane Status Update

CLERMONT (September 14, 2017) – City of Clermont continues to stay in close communication with state, county and local officials in post-hurricane assessment, management and restoration. For...

Everyone Can Get By With a Little Help

Hurricane Irma was a harsh reminder that this is hurricane season. The extremely powerful storm reached a Category 5 status and hit Florida with...

City of Clermont Storm Related Permit Fees Waived

CLERMONT (September 14, 2017) – Permit fees for Hurricane Irma related repairs will be waived by the City of Clermont. Types of repairs include roofing, exterior...

Montverde Academy’s Theatre Arts presents IN THE HEIGHTS

Montverde Academy's upper school presents In the Heights directed by Montverde Academy's Theatre Arts Director Roberta Emerson. In the Heights is a Tony Award-winning musical...

Backyard Chickens, Fall Vegetables And Microplastics 

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County is offering an array of educational and entertaining programs...

Local Writer Lisa Faire Graham Tells the Story of Mitzi, the Siamese Rescue Cat

Cats make us smile every day, but some days they really outdo themselves! Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cat Really Did That? is...

Avoid Post-Storm Scams, Hire a Licensed Contractor

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Lake County’s Building Services Division is warning residents against hiring unlicensed contractors. “Both homes and businesses assessing the damage...

Lake County Sets Up Business Hotline

Lake County Economic Growth has established a business hotline at the Emergency Operations Center, which can be reached at 352-253-9998 and will be staffed...

Help for Small Businesses

Shannon Schmidt, Clermont Economic Development & CRA Director, realizes that these last few days have been stressful for the city's residents and business owners. She sadly...

Lake County Hurricane Irma aftermath update

The Lake County Emergency Operations Center remains at Level 1 – Full Activation in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma as damage assessments, debris cleanup...

Residential disposal fees at the landfill suspended through Oct. 2.

The Lake County Solid Waste Central Landfill Facility will be open for extended hours 7am– 7pm and all Solid Waste Residential Convenience Centers will...

The 4-Way Stop Rule

Hurricane Irma has left south Lake County with power outages.  If you need to drive, drive with heed and follow the 4-way stop rule...

Preventing Foodborne and Waterborne Illness

The Florida Department of Health wants to remind everyone of ways of Preventing Foodborne Illness in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. People should not...

Make Sure Your Water is Safe To Drink

The Florida Department of Health in Lake County wants to remind everyone that Heavy rainfall from storms, a hurricane, or tropical storm can contaminate...

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