On Saturday, August 10th from 1 pm to 3:00 pm, the Historic Village will be the site of the first People’s Choice Dessert Challenge!  Several merchants, known for their sweets, like Blender Boyz, Bruster’s, Chick-fil-A, Corelli’s Italian Ristorante, Hole Lotta...
By Donna Digennaro, Clermont Historic Society Once upon a time radios were actually pieces of art, beautifully crafted and designed to please the eye.  These two art deco beauties and the amazing speakers on the top shelf are just part...
The Clermont Historical Society has not only lost a board member and former president, it has lost a true champion.  If Clermont really is “The Choice of Champions!” then we know why Ray chose to live in Clermont and...
Due to the increasing demand for back to school immunization, the Florida Department of Health in Lake County (DOH-Lake) will be conducting walk-in immunization clinics on Thursday, August 8th from 1-4 pm for kindergarten and 7th grade only at...
The “Force” is sure to be very strong on August 10th from 10 am to 1 pm for the annual STAR WARS DAY hosted by the Cagan Crossings Community Library with support by volunteers from the Friends of the Library Organization...
The Clermont Police Department will host Coffee with a Cop from 10 a.m. to noon, August 6, 2019, at Mountaineer Coffee, 141 US HWY 27, Clermont. Coffee with a Cop is a nationwide program that reinforces good relations between the...
Downtown Clermont’s nightlife is ramping up. The city’s downtown shopping district will be “Alive After 5” (p.m.) every Thursday starting Aug. 1. The new promotion is brought to you by the Clermont Downtown Partnership (CDP) with the support of the...
Florida families can save money on school supplies and clothing during the 2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday on Friday, Aug. 2, through Tuesday, Aug. 6. During this period, qualifying items will be exempt from tax including certain school supplies selling...
Start your weekend off on the right note. Bring lawn chairs and listen to Shadow Cabinet. Performing together since 2008, Shadow Cabinet has become one of the premier live acts in Central Florida. Shadow Cabinet specializes in danceable alternative from...
The Lake County Rowing Association is hosting its 2nd annual “Clermont Cardboard Classic” (cardboard boat race) on Saturday, August 3rd. This will be the best family fun event of the summer! Schedule: Friday, August 2 3:00pm-9:30pm Check-in and last-minute registration 5:00pm-8:00pm On-site boat...
Marijuana Care Clinic Community Education sessions provide a safe and discreet environment to enhance the knowledge of medical marijuana. Sessions will be held locally July 30 1515 Highway 50, Clermont (upstairs conference room) Two Sessions:  4:00 pm - 5:30 pm and  5:30 pm...
By Michelle Delaney, Tonight the City of Clermont mourns the passing of Ray Goodgame. Ray served on the Clermont City Council since 2004 and, although his health has been declining, his untiring efforts to improve his beloved city and his...
It’s that time of year again where families are gathering all required materials for the start of the new school year. This year, the City of Groveland will be partnering with local community leaders and organizations for a free...
South Lake Trail will be closed for resurfacing and related improvements from 7 am on July 29 at 5 pm to August 9 in the area of the Clermont Baptist Church, 16115 Old Hwy 50 W, Clermont. Trail users...
After serving the South Lake Community for many years, Crispers-Clermont will be closing its doors this Saturday. Crispers has been a favorite of my grandson since he was two years old. Not sure where we'll go for his mac...
Do you love desserts?  Then come to Clermont’s Historic Village on Saturday, August 10th between 1:00 and 3:00 pm to take part in the first People’s Choice Dessert Challenge!  Several merchants known for their sweets, like Ritter’s, Busters, Blender...
The East Lake County Library presents  at the Sorrento Elementary School on Tuesday, July 30, at 6:00 pm. Michele is an author, public speaker, trainer, and security consultant focused on the U.S., Middle East, North Africa and Europe. Her first...
Lake County will honor the service of local U.S. Army hero, Private First Class Derek Arthur Gibson, by designating a portion of County Road 44 in the Eustis area as “Pfc. Derek Arthur Gibson Memorial Highway.” The road dedication ceremony...
It’s time for the Friends of Cooper Memorial Library’s summer book sale. Individual books will be available July 26 and  27 beginning at 9 am to 1 pm. In addition to individual items, books by the box will be...
Revisit the spectacular history of the moon landing with “Shoot for the Moon,” a 50th anniversary salute to a historic American achievement hosted by Emmy- and Peabody-award-winning producer and interviewer Charlie Grinker. The adventure begins at 2 pm, July 24...
Don’t miss the hilarious antics of Russian mime, Max Annaev on Friday, July 26 at 11 am at the Minneola City Hall Gym. Max incorporates juggling, spinning plates, visual & physical comedy and audience participation in his laugh out...
Montverde Fire Chief Kevin Rausch and Mascotte Police Officer Taylor Oldham recently received the South Lake Chamber of Commerce Community Public Service Award at July's Chamber Breakfast held at Bella Collina. Clinton Pownall of Computer Business Consultants presented the awards to...
Last month’s Coffee and Conversation with Clermont Mayor Gail Ash was held at the Clermont Citrus Tower, a Florida icon built in 1955.  Scott and Heather Homan manage the operations of this long-standing family business, which includes the Tower and...
Registration will remain open through August 8, or until the program is full. In addition to our general open enrollment, the Career Dual Enrollment application period has been extended through July 25th for high school juniors and seniors interested...
Belk Store of Clermont, 270 Citrus Tower Blvd., along with all Belk Stores, will be having a Back to School KidFest on Saturday, July 27,  from 12:00 – 3:00 pm.  This event will celebrate those special children in your...
Submitted by Marty Proctor South Lake Robotics hosted the second group meeting in Groveland on Thursday, July 11. Eleven students and sixteen parents and mentor volunteers joined or attended.  The group actively began the creation of a team name, logo, and...
The Minneola Schoolhouse Library is presenting a special Summer Reading Event. As part of this year's theme “A Universe of Stories”, the library will be hosting two FREE chalk-drawing workshops for kids, Thursday, July 18th, at 11 am in...
“I am pleased to announce that after a trip this week to meet with federal lawmakers and key agency staff members in Washington, all indications are that the bulk of the $7.8 million in funding owed to Lake County...
Revisit the spectacular history of the moon landing with “Shoot for the Moon,” a 50th anniversary salute to a historic American achievement hosted by Emmy- and Peabody-award-winning producer and interviewer Charlie Grinker. The adventure begins at 2 pm, July 24...
Only a person with a pet can explain the bond shared and the love experienced between pet and owner. The pain and sorrow felt from the loss of a pet is sometimes overwhelming. Today, I received a plea to help...
Michelle Fontenot, a local Middle School teacher, was a recent guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Clermont. Over the past three years, she has taught students in grades 6-8 who have varying degrees of special needs and abilities. ...
Polka Dogz Pet Rescue continues to support our community through small dog adoptions, fostering programs and fundraisers to help make their dreams a reality for many loving doggies. At Polka Dogz Pet Rescue, they rely on dedicated volunteers and...
Lake Technical College is now in Open Registration for the Fall 2019 semester. Registration will remain open through August 8, or until the program is full. In addition to our general open enrollment, the Career Dual Enrollment application period...
The Clermont Police Department will compete in a  basketball game with the Youth of Give A Day Foundation in a youth-vs-police game from 1-3 pm. on July 12 at the Real Life Church gymnasium, 1501 Steve’s Road. The Give a Day...
Grovelands' annual firecracker pageant has become a Groveland tradition. Since the early 1960s, the fun, family-oriented pageant has taken place every fourth of July for ages 3 months to 14 years of age (8th-grade/middle school). Winners from the pageant will...
Take a break from the summer heat and join Minneola Fire Chief, Jan Otero and the Minneola Firefighters for a fun and informative story time on Friday, July 19 at 11 am at the Minneola City Hall Gym at...
The Clermont Downtown Partnership will be hosting their Summer Sidewalk Sales every Saturday on July 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 10 am to 6 pm. Summer Sidewalk Sale events will be held on Montrose Street centered between Seventh...
The Clermont Police Department (CPD) is partnering with several local churches and businesses for a neighborhood beautification project. From July 9-11, volunteers will provide some TLC to Oakhurst Townhomes in the Lincoln Park community. The neighborhood historically has seen some...
By Marty Proctor On June 27th, South Lake Robotics launched a new robotics team program based in Groveland. The team, FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC), is for all students grades 8-12 throughout South Lake County whether in a public school, private school...
In honor of National Pet Fire Safety Day, The Orlando Cat Café donated two Pet Oxygen Masks to Lake County Fire Rescue. Fire Marshall Michael Vitta and Lake County Commissioner Sean Parks attended the presentation ceremony on Monday, July...
Inspired by Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and the music of Elvis Presley, "All Shook Up" follows the story of Chad, a motorcycle-riding roustabout with blue suede shoes on his feet and a song in his heart. Repressed by their small town...
The summer fun continues at 11 am on Friday, July 12, at the Minneola City Hall Gym located at 800 US-Hwy27, as the Minneola Library presents the Bucky & Gigi Show! Family audiences around the world have been entertained...
Join the Lake County Animal Shelter for the hottest event of the summer!  “Hot Dogs, Cool Cats” will be held on Saturday, July 13 from 11 am to 5 pm at the shelter, located at 28123 County Road 561, Tavares.  The...
Montverde Academy is pleased to announce that Dawei Shen has been hired as Head Indoor Volleyball Coach. He brings more than 18 years of coaching experience as well as 18 years of professional playing experience to the position. Coach Shen...
Historic Downtown Winter Garden serves as the perfect backdrop for a traditional, down-home Independence Day Celebration. The Winter Garden Farmers Market Independence Day Celebration offers wholesome family fun with a Life-Size Family Game Zone, special Snap Chat Photos, Vendor Booth...
The Orlando Cat Café will host author Kendra Lott for a book signing of her latest book, 'Unique Eats and Eateries of Orlando', on Sunday, July 14 from 11 am – 1:30 pm.  Lott’s book is a comprehensive guide...
Visit Lake is offering a free, digital education workshop geared specifically to local tourism businesses on how to expand exposure with Google to help improve conversion of digital audiences to real-world customers. This in-person workshop will be held on July...
On May 29, 2019 Groveland Works hosted a reception to honor Kevin Thibault, the Secretary for the Florida Department of Transportation.  He was named Secretary of the FDOT by Governor Ron DeSantis on January 18. Secretary Thibault most recently served...
All offices of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections, Tax Collector, the Lake County Animal Shelter and the Lake County Extension Center will be closed Thursday, July 4 for Independence Day. LakeXpress, the fixed-route...
You are invited to join the Clermont Toastmasters in its new location at the Eglise Baptiste de Clermont Church located on 510 West Minneola Ave, Clermont. Congratulate to this week's winners! Landon Proctor, Spark Plug Award; Jacki Greene, Best Evaluator; Regina...
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