For the last 3 months, Cassidy and her husband Kevin Henshaw completely renovated the building located at 712 W Montrose Street, downtown Clermont. The building was transformed into a trendy bridal boutique. On Saturday, June 24, Clermont Mayor Gail Ash,...
Clermont has been ranked Most Business Friendly Small City in Central Florida by WalletHub.  That is an impressive title, especially to a business owner looking for a good location to place his/her business. Below is a Q&A with Shannon Schmidt, director...
Submitted by Clermont Toastmasters Fear of public speaking? Please allow Clermont Toastmasters to help you improve your communication and leadership skills! Clermont Toastmasters congratulates (from left) John Kuliesh - Most Improved; Sabrina Malley - Spark Plug Award; Nancy Wilkins - Best Speaker; Landon Proctor - Best Table Topics; Terri...
I recently met Cassidy Gray Henshaw, the new business owner of Gray Collective Bridal Boutique and her husband Kevin Henshaw, a partner in Clermont Barn Brewery.  The dynamic duo will be opening separate businesses in Downtown Clermont. I had...
Real Capital Solutions (RCS) and Quivet Creek Development (QCD) announced the grand opening of Veve at Castle Hill Apartments in Clermont, Florida. The new 328-unit apartment community, co-developed by RCS and QCD, is located at 13600 Hartle Road on...
The city council reviewed the criteria used to evaluate letters of interest on two city owned properties from qualified developers, which includes site plan, benefits to the city, job creation, and alignment with the City’s Master Plan. An appraisal was...
The Clermont City Council approved Pinnacle Public Finance’s proposal to provide a fifteen year, $30 million loan to fund the city’s master plan projects.  The loan’s fixed interest rate of 2.63%, made it an appealing transaction. The projects include: Victory...
The city of Clermont recently approved variance requests bringing Clermont Barn Brewery one-step closer to opening.  I had the opportunity to speak with owner Darren Johnson regarding the new brewery, which is scheduled to open early in 2018 on...
In February, the Clermont City Council became aware of the concerns of businesses in Historic Downtown.  Since many of these issues, such as the Farmers Market and First Friday events, fell under the Clermont Downtown Partnership (CDP), the Mayor...
Robert Bishop, the Executive Director of the Joy of Hearing Foundation, Inc., was recently inducted into the Kiwanis Club of Clermont. The Joy of Hearing Foundation, a newly founded non-profit in Central Florida, deals with an urgent issue that we...
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