by Donna Digennaro, Clermont Historic Village If you didn’t have a chance to go to the Heritage Day Festival at the Historic Village, you missed a fun-filled day—Mother Nature even cooperated with perfect temperatures and nice breezes off Lake Minneola.  The...
The Clermont Woman's Club recently had the opportunity to participate in the Clermont Historical Society's Heritage Day.  It was a great event and we had the opportunity to talk with many of our Clermont neighbors.  We also took the...
By Grace Rabano, Clermont Garden Club Clermont Garden Club members worked with children at Head Start on E. Desoto St. in Clermont to plant vegetables (such as beans and squash) in their fall-raised garden beds. The gardens are a project...
Clermont Woman's Club member Daniela Martinez attended Find, Feed & Restore's Groundbreaking Ceremony in Mascotte.   Find Feed & Restore will soon begin construction on affordable housing at its Hannah Grace Gardens site.   Daniela took the opportunity to make the club's yearly...
Four Beta Theta pledges have officially been installed into Beta Theta- ESA, a service organization that was chartered nearly 45 years ago in Clermont. Kassier Murry, Patti Carresquillo, Donna Graham and Michele Barnard Pines were welcomed as Beta Theta's newest...
Submitted by Anjanette Mercer, President of the Pastfinders of SL This is your last chance this year to start the most fulfilling journey of your life. Have you always wanted to learn more about where you come from? Who were your...
submitted by Grace Rabano, Publicity Lead for Clermont Garden Club   The Yard of the Month for November chosen by the Clermont Garden Club is a previous nominee, but the splendor in the garden of Karen Geisinger on 12002 Burton Street, Clermont...
submitted by Josh Castleman A community SWIM RUN (or walk) will be held on Sunday, Nov 19. The events are open to Adults and youth, beginning at 1 pm, 2 pm and 2:30 pm. The event will utilize the beautiful...
  Clermont Woman's Club President, Helen Cooney and Treasurer, Debbie Milwee presented a check to Martin Rohleder, Technical Theatre Director at East Ridge High School.   CWC is a sponsor for their up-coming theatre season.   The Clermont Woman's Club is a Federated...
Helen Cooney, President and Debbie Milwee, Treasurer of the Clermont Woman's Club recently presented a check to Brantley West, Director of the Lake Minneola High School Bands.  The marching band has a fund drive going on to purchase new...
The keynote presenter at the South Lake Chamber of Commerce Breakfast meeting was President & CEO of The Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida, Jamie Merrill. Jamie became President & CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of Central...
The Kiwanis Club of Clermont recently unveiled the “Harold Cummings- Clermont Battalion Sea Cadet Corps” scholarship.   (Ret.) Colonel Harold Cummings was not only a career military man but a dedicated and loyal member of this club for 25 years.    During those...
Article submitted by Joan Kyle (photos furnished by the South Lake Tablet) Presentation of the George F.Hixson Award Each year Kiwanis Clubs across Florida celebrate the recipient of the highly esteemed George F. Hixson Award.  The Kiwanis Club of Clermont recognizes...
By Grace Rabano & The Clermont Garden Club Every month, from September through May, Clermont Garden Club members loan plants to Cooper Memorial Library and Clermont City Hall to promote horticulture awareness and connect our community to Clermont Garden Club’s...
submitted by Ricky Raymond, Vice President of Public Relations at Clermont Toastmasters.   The winners of the meeting on September 11th:   Acting President - Sabrina Malley Best Speaker - Nancy Wilkins Icebreaker - Desana Parsons Best TableTopics - Diane Radcliffe Spark Plug Award - David Norton   Next...
The Clermont Woman's Club sponsored a table at the 2nd Annual First Responders Breakfast held at the Clermont Performing Arts Center.  It's South Lake's way of saying thank you for all you do to our Police Departments, Sheriff's Department,...
submitted by Beta Theta ESA Since 1979, members of Beta Theta-ESA have balanced their lives with Good Friends, Good Works, and Good Times; never losing sight of their mission to continue their "Never-Ending Story."   During the summer sabbatical, members kept...
The Toastmasters will not have a meeting on September 4th due to the Labor Day Holiday but will return on September 11th.   On Monday, September 18, Clermont Toastmasters will host an open house at 7 pm. The theme for the...
Chuck Seaver, Kiwanis Club of Clermont President   Ms. Bettie has been a Kiwanis Club of Clermont member since 2017 and has remained active in several areas of the club since then.    She helps the USA Veterans with grocery savings by clipping...
Laurin Mcglothlin was awarded a P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education Grant from the P.E.O. Sisterhood.  She was sponsored by P.E.O. Chapter FJ of Clermont, FL.  The P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education was established in 1973 to provide need-based grants to...
The Clermont Historical Society recently held it 4th annual People’s Choice Dessert Challenge at the Clermont Historical Village located at 490 West Ave., Clermont.   Guests got free samples of an assortment of sweet treats. Six vendors participated in the...
One of the things Audrey Davis, an intern at the South Lake Tablet, wants to learn more about is her community.  No better place to start learning than at a meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Clermont, an organization that...
The Kiwanis Club of Clermont was happy to help the Mascotte Police Department with its annual Back-to-School Bash, held recently at  Mascotte Charter School.   Ofc. Kenia Abreu coordinated the annual event for the children of Mascotte! 
The staff and students of the South Lake/ Clermont branch of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lake and Sumter Counties celebrated the placement of a Lending Library Book Box provided by the partnership of Read to Sydney and...
Congratulations to Joe Holt, Beta Theta’s Olympic Champion!  Great Job!   After competing in a series of competitive games, such as corn hole, Joe Holt was recognized as the 2023 Beta Theta-ESA Olympic Champion!  When asked how he prepared for the...
Congratulations to club member of the month!    Audrey Jackson-Morgan has been an active Kiwanis Club of Clermont member for 16 years.    She has chaired several committees over the years, including the club’s annual prayer breakfast. Audrey has also served as club...
submitted by Ricky Raymond, Clermont Toastmasters.   Toastmasters International, established in 1924, is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to helping members improve their communication and leadership skills. Toastmasters help members deliver their message clearly, concisely, and with confidence. Meetings usually last about...
By Cadence Whitehouse, Division 9B Lieutenant Governor of the Florida District of Key Club International Last weekend, I had the privilege of holding my first Divisional Council Meeting (DCM) at Montverde Academy. Overall, we had over 15 attendees throughout Division 9B, including...
Due to ongoing restructuring of the Clermont-Minneola Lions Club, the Lions' Shooting Range on SR 50, Groveland will be closed on July 22, 2023.   Additionally, the Clubs Range Schedule has been amended through Oct. 2023.   Consequently, range dates are amended as...
Toastmasters International, established in 1924, is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to helping members improve their communication and leadership skills. Clermont Toastmasters is part of an organization with more than 280,000 members in 14,700 clubs across countries.  Toastmasters help members...
Naming a Zeus is an honor that the Beta Theta members bestow on the man who goes that extra mile to assist the Chapter. Awards Chairmember and President Terry Moherek presented the coveted Zeus Award to long-time supporter Bill...
submitted by the Kiwanis Club of Clermont The Kiwanis Club of Clermont has enjoyed a long-time partnership with the City of Clermont and the club’s Memorial Day and Veterans Day flag programs at Oak Hill Cemetery, Clermont. The club places a...
by Pam Schmitz, Clermont Woman's Club   The Clermont Woman's Club recently donated Lap Pads to Cornerstone Hospice.  Accepting the pads is Sandy Acht, Volunteer Coordinator for Cornerstone.  Sandy stated the lap pads are given to dementia patients and patients exhibiting...
Kelly Stone is a new member of the Kiwanis Club of Clermont. Kelly is very active in the South Lake Community in many ways, including her service as a uniformed lieutenant with the Lake County Sheriff's Office.    Kelly is also...
The 33rd Annual Teacher Appreciation Breakfast will take place on Monday, August 7th, and Tuesday, August 8th, 2023, in the Wesley Center at First United Methodist Church (FUMC). This annual celebration is an opportunity for the South Lake community...
Terry Moherek was recently installed as the 2023-24 Beta Theta-ESA president. Her board members included vice president, Toni Bell; secretary, Patricia Moore, co-treasurer, Rosetta Shobe; educational director, Ellen Combs; and parliamentarian, Donna Graham.  (Not Pictured: Treasurer Diann Lovette and...
Members of Beta Theta recently visited Well of Hope, located at 16605 Sunrise Lakes Blvd. #10, Clermont, to present a donation to the non-profit. The organization's mission is to assist individuals and families toward their goals and life achievements...
Article and Photos ByTed Luebbers Are you one of those people who when walking down the street and hearing an airplane fly overhead, you are compelled to stop, and look skyward to see that plane? Maybe you once had a...
Members of Beta Theta-ESA traveled to Lake Minneola High School to present a check to Brantley West, the school’s Director of Bands. His talented students have been performing for organizations and benefits throughout the years and recently at the...
submitted by the Kiwanis Club of Clermont   The Kiwanis Club of Clermont proudly supports their good friends and partners at Building Blocks Ministries, Inc., an organization that empowers adults with developmental disabilities to dream, believe in themselves and engage in...
Submitted by the Clermont Woman's Club   It is the goal of the Clermont Woman's club to promote and encourage women to further their education.  Carol Spaldi, scholarship Chairman for CWC, recently met with Kimberly Frazier, CTE Program Manager at Lake...
Officers from the William A. Suggs Memorial VFW Post 5277, Clermont joined the ladies of the Clermont Woman's Club for their November meeting.  Commander Nelson spoke about the VFW, the difference between Veteran's Day and Memorial Day and the...
Article and Photos By Ted Luebbers On Saturday, October 15, the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 534, based at the Leesburg International Airport in Leesburg, Florida, introduced 13 new Young Eagles to the pleasure of flight. This is a free service that...
On Thursday, October 13, the members of Beta Theta, ESA met at the home of their president Michelle Delaney to pledge their newest members - Donna Graham, Patti Carrasquillo, and Michele Barnard-Pines. Michelle presided over the pledging ceremony and...
On Thursday, June 9, the members of Beta Theta, ESA met to pledge their newest member, LouEllen Combs-Holt. LouEllen and her husband Joe have been involved with many of the Beta Theta fundraisers and social fun activities over the...
Beta Theta's held its April business meeting at the home of member Toni Bell-Rescoe.  This was a special meeting with awards presented and the new 2022-23 Officers installed.  Past Beta Theta president Sandie Stacy presided over the installation and...
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