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...
Exactly when present-day Groveland was founded isn’t known, other than it was permanently settled sometime in the years following the Civil War. However, historians do know when the fast-growing city traded its early name, Taylorville, for Groveland. That happened...
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...
Below are exciting upcoming events at Cooper Memorial Library Wednesday, March 20 FREE SEMINAR ON HOLISTIC APPROACHES TO WELLNESS The Cooper Memorial Library will host a program sponsored by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Cornerstone Hospice of Lake County on...
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...
Beta Theta, a chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha, recently celebrated its 15th annual Mardi Gras "Fun" Raiser at the Clermont Performing Arts Center.  The event included a dinner/dance, silent auction, costume contest, entertainment and door prizes and raised over $18,000. "Our...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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