Beta Theta Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha service organization, sponsors an annual Mardi Gras-themed fundraiser donating the proceeds to many charities and organizations in the community.  The 2017 event raised over $15,000.  Because of the success of the fundraiser,...
For over 70 years, the building located at 649 12th Street has been the home of The Fritz’s Bar and Grill, The Highland Inn, The Rusty Fox and, coming soon, Elk’s Lodge #1848. I had the opportunity to ask Joey...
Kathy Smith, the Director of Donor Relations at the Community Foundation of South Lake Community County (CFSLC), was the guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Clermont. Kathy has been serving the community for four years. The foundation was formed...
Submitted by Alan Garcia - Twila McKay Smith, a wife, author and Lupus care giver, was the guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Clermont on July 18, 2017. She began her presentation by saying “It feels so good to...
Larry Rescoe, Park Ranger at Lake Louisa State Park, was the guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Clermont. Larry, who is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Clermont, has been a Park Ranger since 2001 and is...
Submitted by Donna DiGennaro, South Lake County Historical Society Yes, that's a chicken.  Well, technically it’s a rooster.  He and his mate have taken up residence at Clermont’s Historic Village.  The Historical Society volunteers believe that Max & Lacey (the names they were...
The Groveland Historical Society Museum is busting at the seams with a wide array of Groveland’s past. Historic books, pictures, clothing, maps and trophies are neatly categorized and displayed in the E.L. Puryear building, located at 243 S. Lake...
Lt Governor Alan Garcia, who is the Administrator for the Kiwanis Club of Clermont Website, demonstrated methods of accessing and utilizing the Club’s website at a recent Kiwanis Club meeting. Alan, along with his assistant Kathy Scherer, showed how to...
Julie Williams, Principal of Grassy Lake Elementary School, joined the South Lake Rotary Club Tuesday, November 14th.  She shared the exciting programs in the A+ school and her vision for education in the future. A book honoring her as guest speaker will...
Jan Peterson was the guest speaker at The Clermont Woman’s Club December meeting. Jan discussed baking Christmas cookies. She provided many hints on how to store baked cookies and keeping them moist. Cookies can be kept frozen in a...
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