The Kiwanis Club of Clermont meets every Tuesday at 11:30 am, meetings start at 11:45 am. The exception is the third Tuesday meeting of the month which is an evening meeting starting at 6:00 pm. Guest speakers are invited to the weekly meetings to share information about organizations, happenings, events, and interesting topics. Newcomers and visitors are welcome to join the meetings. To learn more, visit: www.kiwanisclubofclermont.org
Since the late 1980s, the Kiwanis Club of Clermont has recognized those who are laid to rest at Oak Hill Cemetery, Clermont by placing a USA flag on each site. The club began recognizing first responders as well in 2018. To date, 510 known sites exist and are recognized each Memorial Day and Veterans Day at the cemetery.
The flags are in place this Veterans Day until November 18th. Take a ride through Oak Hill and marvel at the patriotic atmosphere that the waving flags on the hills project.
Chuck Seaver, President of The Kiwanis Club of Clermont and leader of this project, thanked the Key Club students from South Lake High School, Hope Preparatory Academy, Real Life Christian Academy, East Ridge High and First Academy-Leesburg for their assistance in placing the flags on the graves
He also thanked Girl Scout Troop #3040, community volunteers and the many family members who joined in to lend a hand.