FAITH Neighborhood Center (FNC) was founded in 1972 and has been in continuous operation since, providing assistance to low-income families and individuals in South Lake County. Through community support and volunteers, the center has been able to offer food,...
Pat Moore and Suzanne McClure of Beta Theta-Clermont presented a check to the South Lake  Chamber of Commerce (SLCC) in support of the annual Teacher Appreciation Breakfast which was recently held to honor and support local teachers.  Moore and...
  Submitted by Martin Proctor When Faith Neighborhood Center (FNC), found out that it lost its primary sponsor and grant money for its "need-based" summer student feeding program in South Lake County, the center was unsure where the funds would come...
Beta Theta has been a long-time supporter of the South Lake Hospital Foundation and its mission to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in our community. Donations to the South Lake Hospital Foundation help to provide...
We are dusting off our flip flops and swimsuits because summer is finally here, and we can only imagine how excited our community's educators are for a well-deserved summer break. We're almost as excited to tell you about an...
Pastfinders of South Lake Genealogy Society proudly recognized the 2019 "Graduation" class at its annual Genealogy Merit Badge Workshop. The Scout Genealogy Merit Badge is quite challenging.  There are now 61 Scouts in the Clermont area wearing the Genealogy...
Find Feed & Restore gives homeless families a safe haven while they become self-sufficient. The program accepts a contribution to purchase a trailer or a donated trailer for use. Travel trailers are used as homes for the homeless. The homeless family can...
Many have never been in a Masonic Lodge though records show that the International fraternity has been active since the Middle Ages.  Freemasonry is the oldest, largest Fraternity in the world. Its members have included Kings, Presidents, Prime Ministers,...
The women of Beta Theta, a chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha, recently celebrated successes at their Awards, Installation and Pledge Ceremony/Dinner held at Green Valley Clubhouse. It was a special year for the members of Beta Theta. Not only is...
submitted by Martin Proctor Faith Neighborhood Center (FNC) was founded in 1972 and has been in continuous operation since opening. They provide support to low-income families and individuals in South Lake County. In 2018 alone this organization served more than...
The Clermont Police Department will host its first public safety youth academy in June 2019. This event will take place June 10 through 14, from 8 am to 4 pm at Clermont Police Department Headquarters located at 3600 S. Hwy....
By Donna Digennaro, South Lake County Historical Society The South Lake County Historical Society is proud to introduce its Board of Directors for 2019.  Officers for the coming year are President-Jim Briggs, Vice President- Devon “Pete” Cole, Treasurer-Karen Miller, Assistant...
Three years ago,  Clermont Police Chief Chuck Broadway was attending a Navy Sea Cadet ceremony. He was so impressed with what he witnessed that he asked LTJG Gary Schindele if a program such as that could happen in Clermont. Schindele...
Sandra and Jeffrey Cagan of the Orlando Cat Café presented Shelly Thayer, Executive Director of SPCA Florida, with a donation of $12,455.35. Established in 2016, The Orlando Cat Café officially partnered with SPCA Florida in May of 2018 as their...
In the early hours of January 19, 2015, a fire consumed American Legion Post 55-Clermont. Luckily no one was injured, but the building was destroyed. Post 55 eventually took a temporary home at 756 West Avenue, Clermont while awaiting...
It Started with Steve and Linda Smith Steve Smith (Acknowledgement)   On a cool Sunday morning in January 2007 following church service in Clermont, Florida, my wife, Linda, and I met a man who would transform our lives forever. Linda and I...
Volunteering can boost your mood, make you feel part of a team and give you the satisfaction of making a difference. Most of the volunteers give their time to make a difference, not because it benefits them.  But, there are...
I recently met David Bultema, founder of the AaronStrong Foundation. I was so moved by his drive, enthusiasm, and mission that I wanted to learn more about him and share his story. TABLET: Tell me a little about you and...
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