Pictured (L-R) Dave Colby, president and CEO and SLCC; Darren Gray, Clermont City Manager; Kalena Meyers, SLCC Board Chair.

The South Lake Chamber of Commerce (SLCC) recently held its monthly breakfast with Clermont City Manager Darren Gray as guest speaker.

Darren Gray

During his seven years as city manager, Gray has led numerous initiatives, including the city’s rebranding from “Gem of the Hills” to “Choice of Champions”; the successful acquisition and opening of one of Central Florida’s largest performing arts center; development of Lake Minneola Preserve, a 220-acre passive park; a million-dollar boathouse and splash park. Gray is currently overseeing the multi-million-dollar master plan that serves as a blueprint for the city which spotlights Victory Pointe stormwater filtration system as the signature project of the Master Plan.

Pictured (L-R) Scott Davidoff (Director Parks & Recreation), Charles Broadway (Clermont Police Chief) Chris Dudeck (Mgr. Parks & Recreation/CPAC)

The sponsor for the morning breakfast was The Clermont Performing Arts Center. Scott Davidoff, Clermont Director of Parks and Recreation announced this year’s season of entertainment, song, and comedy, themed: Impressions in Time.  This is a season you don’t want to miss!  See 2019-2020 lineup.

Pictured (L-R) Judy Goodgame, Zayna JeBailey, Jim Purvis

The first Ray Goodgame Outstanding Student Leader Award was given to Zayna JeBailey of Montverde Academy. See Ray Goodgame-Award Dedication for details.

Kalena Meyers, SLCC Board Chair, thanked all who brought supplies and financial contributions to the breakfast. The South Lake Pain Institute will be flying supplies to the islands in the Bahamas devastated by Hurricane Dorian.