submitted by Donna Digennaro

Joanne Apel, long-time member of the Clermont Woman’s Club & a former president, is shown above giving a check for $250.00 from the Woman’s Club to Jim Briggs, president of the South Lake County Historical Society.  The Woman’s Club has a long history of supporting area non-profits.  Their generosity is greatly appreciated by many organizations, especially the Historical Society.

If you are interested in history in general or the history of Lake County in particular, contact the South Lake County Historical Society by going to our website,; by calling our manager, Roxanne Brown, at 352-432-3496 or by attending our membership meetings which are held on the second Monday of the month at 7 pm in the Train Depot in the Historic Village.  The next meeting will be January 14, 2019.


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