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...
Troop 957 chartered by the Student Advisory Council at Sawgrass Bay Elementary collected donations for the Hurricane Michael victims for the second time this year.  The first donation run was on January 5 and was received by the fire...
Bullying is intentional behavior that can hurt, harm, and humiliate, both physically and emotionally. Bullying can happen anywhere, at any time (at school, in the community, or on social media). A bully believes he/she has social or physical “power”....
Giving back to the community is a cornerstone belief of the sisters of Beta Theta.  As a group, Beta Theta has held community fundraisers since 1979.  Last year, they held their popular fundraiser, Mardi Gras.  The project raised more...
Cornerstone Hospice honored Clermont resident Clifton Fox for his service to the nation at a special pinning ceremony on Sunday, February 3. Clifton Fox, who is 104 years old, served in the U.S. Marines from 1934-38. According to the China...
submitted by Donna DiGennaro, South Lake County Historical Society A group of eleven ladies from the Dora Pines community in Mt. Dora, and one understanding husband visited Clermont’s Historic Village on Friday, January 25th.  They were guided through the buildings...
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...
The Garden Club building, located at 849 West Avenue, has recently been renovated.  There is a brand-new kitchen and two new bathrooms.  The building and grounds are available for rentals.  It would be a wonderful location for a wedding...
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...
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