October 12 – October 19, 2017 Edition

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The South Lake Chamber of Commerce will host its 7th Annual Taste of South Lake & Business Expo on Thursday, Nov. 2, from 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm at Waterfront Park in Clermont. The popular event is expected to draw more than 1,000 attendees. Over thirty of the area’s local restaurants & food vendors will be featuring samples of their...

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Lake Minneola High School’s Week in Review

Submitted by Hilary Allen, Athletic Director, Lake Minneola High School Monday, October 9 In a battle of the top two boy’s bowling teams in the area,...

Pinecrest Lakes Academy – The New Home Of The Eagles

Pinecrest Lakes Academy celebrated its first ever school year at a ribbon cutting and reception on Thursday, October 12. Superintendent Diane Kornegay, M.ED., welcomed...

Clermont Toastmasters Announce This Week’s Winners

Curious about Toastmasters? Attending a meeting is a great opportunity to learn what it’s all about. The club provides a safe, supportive and positive learning...

LSSC Named One Of Top 150 U.S. Community Colleges Eligible To Compete For...

Lake-Sumter State College has been named one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the...

Free Dentistry Day: Giving Back to the Community One Smile at a Time

Dr. Pike and his staff at All Aspects Dental will be offering free cleanings, extractions and fillings on a first-come, first-served basis on Friday,...

Lake County To Collect Storm Debris From Gated Communities And Private Roads; Right Of...

The Lake County Board of County Commissioners approved a resolution requesting FEMA assistance to remove vegetative storm debris from private property, gated communities and...

FIRST Robotics Team 1557 Competes At ROBOTICON 2017

FIRST Robotics Team 1557-12 Volt Bolt from Eustis joined other high school youths from all around Florida on October 7 and 8, at the...

Get Holiday Photos Of Your Pets 

A Style Photography will be at the Cat Cafe (the space just next door to the Cat Cafe) on Sunday, October 29, from 10 am...

Years of History Are Being Added to Clermont’s Gem

Published in 1984, Clermont: Gem of the Hills, a History of Clermont, Florida, and Neighboring Communities is a much-beloved history book. Coinciding with Beta Theta...

Pro Triathlete Jake Rhyner Works at Balancing A Successful Career, Family Life and Training

By Kevin Grogan Just about every sport is covered when you list professional athletes in South Lake. Florida's favorable climate makes for ideal training year-round for northern athletes...

The Rotary Club Contributes to The Boys and Girls Club

The Rotary Club of South Lake County presented the Boys and Girls Club with a $5000 check from proceeds from its annual tournament at...

Tim McCormack Receives Community Service Award

In a room filled with family, friends, city officials and Clermont police officers, Tim McCormack received a BIG surprise when Clermont Chief of Police...

Marketing That Makes A Splash

Tom and Jacquie Peterson, owners of Splash Social Marketing, were welcomed to the business community on Friday, October 6. South Lake Chamber of Commerce...

Meet Rania!

Submitted by the Animal League This scruffy girl is just 10 weeks old and looking for a home! Rania is a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon and...

Firestone-Clermont Ribbon Cutting 

On Friday, October 6, Tony Ferreira, Firestone-Clermont Store Manager, welcomed those who gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Firestone. South Lake Chamber of Commerce...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the Florida Department of Health in Lake County encourages all women to receive regular screenings...

Help Support FAITH Neighborhood Center – Play Golf

FAITH Neighborhood Center was founded in 1972 and since has grown in size, love, and support. The Center now has more than 100 active,...

Clermont Waterfront parkrun #198 – October 7th

Submitted by Bill Post This week Clermont parkrun helped celebrate parkrun International’s 13th birthday with 112 runners and walkers completing the course. Our local Clermont...

Groveland Laundry and Dry Cleaning – CRA Business for October

Groveland Laundry and Drycleaning was chosen by the City of Groveland as CRA’s Business of the Month. Owner Dushyant Patel said he was very...

Register Now for Groveland’s Juice Jog 5K Run/Walk

The City of Groveland's 4th Annual Juice Jog 5K will be held on November 4 at 8 am. The Juice Jog will begin at Lake...

Woman’s Club Hosts Clermont Mayor and Prepares For A FunRaiser

Mayor Gail Ash was the guest speaker at the Clermont Woman’s Club October meeting. She gave an update on new businesses and events in...

Lake Minneola High School’s Week in Review

Submitted by Hilary Allen, Athletic Director Monday, October 2 Boys’ Bowling team had a fantastic match against Umatilla. Gio Valencia rolled a 244 and a 217 to...

Downtown Clermont Art Festival Application Deadline Extended

The 11th Annual Downtown Clermont Art Festival will be held on Saturday & Sunday, November 4 & 5.  Attendance is expected to be at least 8,000...

New Jacob’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church is Rich in Community History

Information submitted by Lucressie McGriff The New Jacob’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church celebrated its 115th Anniversary on Sunday, September 17 at 11 am.   The church...

Toni Richardson, An Inspiration To So Many

By Kevin Grogan There are a bunch of South Lake Runners on the trail that log a few miles a couple days a week.  And then...

Toastmasters Congratulates This Week Speakers

Becoming a Clermont Toastmasters is a great opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills which will result in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Toastmasters meet on...

The Broadway Boys Headline Clermont Performing Arts Season Opening Gala

The Clermont Performing Arts Center will launch its 2017-2018 Season with a Gala on Saturday, October 14.  Complimentary hors-d'oeuvres and a signature drink will...

Pet CPR and First Aid Class Coming to the Orlando Cat Café

According to the American Animal Hospital Association, 1-out-of-4 pets would survive, if just one pet first aid technique was applied prior to getting emergency...

Climb your Family Tree With The Help Of the Pastfinders

Pastfinders of South Lake County Genealogical Society provides free help sessions to aid those interested in tracing their family history through the science of...

Cat Lovers Invited to ‘Meowga’ With Shelter Pets

Join the Lake County Animal Shelter and LEASH, Inc. for “Meowga” on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 10am at the Lake County Extension Center, 1951...

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