submitted by the Clermont Woman's Club   The Clermont Woman's Club is a proud member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. Their commitment to community service and philanthropy has been unwavering for nearly a century.  For more information about the...
It's Not Too Late To Donate Building Blocks Ministries, a beacon of hope and empowerment for adults with developmental disabilities, recently received a donation of shoes for their shoe drive. Michelle Delaney and Toni Bell, members of Beta Theta-ESA, visited...
Pastfinders of South Lake County Genealogical Society Pastfinders of South Lake County Genealogical Society is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to assisting individuals in discovering their family history through education, preservation, and research assistance. Throughout the year, we offer educational programs through...
Submitted by New Beginnings Of Central Florida Volunteers and Supporters of New Beginnings gathered for their Annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast to honor and award their greatly appreciated services. Jenny Hightower welcomed everyone by sharing, “We are honored to be able...
Community Members, The qualifying period for the 2024 City of Groveland Municipal Election began on Monday, June 10, 2024, at 12:00 noon, and concluded today, Friday, June 14, 2024, at 12:00 noon. We are pleased to announce the following qualified...
By Chuck Seaver, South Lake Tablet The City of Groveland hosted a groundbreaking and progress celebration of the soon-to-be brand-new Elese Tomlin Empowerment Center on Thursday, June 13th. The center, which is currently under construction at 824 East Broad Street,...
submitted by Donna Digennaro, Clermont Historical Society Alan Hays, Lake County Supervisor of Elections, was the speaker at the June meeting of the Clermont Historical Society.  In an informative yet very friendly presentation, he laid out the Four Points that...
Partnership with Art Bridges Foundation Allows Free Access to the Museum  The Orlando Museum of Art (OMA) announces its next Access for All event in partnership with the Art Bridges Foundation, offering free admission to the museum from 10 am...
Submitted by Nichole Smith, Montverde Academy From November 29 through December 2, 2023, over 8,000 people, including 2,000 students, attended the NAIS People of Color Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, a conference that has been held annually for more than...
Minneola, Fla – Don’t miss the hilarious antics of mime, Max Annaev on Friday, June 21 at 11 am at the Minneola City Hall Gym. Max incorporates juggling, spinning plates, visual & physical comedy and audience participation in his...
Beta Theta-ESA, a local philanthropic organization, recently made a donation to the Orlando Cat Café, helping to support the care and well-being of its furry residents. This gesture reflects Beta Theta-ESA's commitment to community service and animal welfare. The Orlando...
by Chuck Seaver, South Lake Tablet The Clermont Historic Village, 490 West Avenue, was home to wedding vows and the addition of two pieces of history on Sunday, June 9th. The old schoolhouse bell rang in wedding chime style for...
Members of the South Lake Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the grand opening of Mary Kay Pamper and Glow Studio with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, marking the arrival of the new business in the south Lake community. Located at 290 Citrus...
by the SOUTH LAKE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE   The South Lake Chamber of Commerce (SLCC) is hosting the premier political event of the season, the 2024 Lake County Hob Nob, presented by Walt Disney World Resort, at the Clermont Arts...
Guru Indian Restaurant has been proudly honored over the years with dozens of restaurant and fine dining awards, serving the most authentic Indian cuisine. Uday Kadam created a simple and very successful gourmet-style restaurant, specializing in authentic Northern Indian-style...
submitted by A Foreverhome Animal Rescue   Scooby is a 3.5-year-old Lab mix weighing 62 lbs. He is an energetic, affectionate boy who loves his toys. He enjoys long walks. He doesn’t get along with other dogs or cats. No small...
Storage Worx recently celebrated the grand opening of its state-of-the-art facility located at 7291 Hwy 50, Groveland. The celebration marked the official entry of Storage Worx Groveland into the local business community. The South Lake Chamber of Commerce officiated at...
The Kiwanis Club of Clermont welcomed friends Paula Whetro and Jillia Powell from Building Blocks Ministries, Inc. at our weekly meeting on June 11th. The two provided an overview of the organizations' scholarship program that provides services for adults...
Alle Kramer, a nursing student, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by Beta Theta-ESA to further her studies at Lake Sumter State College, School of Nursing. This scholarship acknowledges Alle's hard work, commitment, and passion for nursing, helping provide...
Downtown Clermont is abuzz with new business ventures and ownership changes, reflecting the vibrant entrepreneurial spirit of the community. One of the most prominent local entrepreneurs, Juliana Green, continues to expand her impressive portfolio of establishments. Juliana Green, owner of...
In a display of talent and dedication, 14-year-old Blaine Crowder from Groveland made an impressive mark at the prestigious 148th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show recently held in New York City. Competing in one of the most revered dog...
Southern Hill Farm hosted its inaugural Sweetcorn Festival on June 8-9, bringing a weekend full of joy, entertainment, and, of course, plenty of sweetcorn. The festival marked the celebration of the sweetcorn harvest and the official kick-off to Southern...
Powerhouse Dance Complex celebrated its grand opening on Monday, June 10. Clermont, FL — Members of the South Lake Chamber of Commerce welcomed the Powerhouse Dance Complex to the business community in a celebratory ribbon-cutting event held at their state-of-the-art...
Enjoy a spaghetti dinner while supporting our veterans. This event offers both eat-in and take-out options for your convenience, with drinks available for purchase. Date: Saturday, June 22 Time:  4 pm - 6 pm Location: Clermont VFW Post 5277, 855 W. Desoto...
Submitted by Nichole Smith, Montverde Academy Congratulations to Jiawei Chen, a rising senior at Montverde Academy, on winning first place in the Lake County Division of the 2024 Congressional Art Competition. This year’s theme was “America the Beautiful.” Jiawei’s artwork...
Juliana Green is excited to announce the latest addition to her successful line-up of businesses. The Wave, a new food truck located in Downtown Clermont at the Artwalk District, will offer a delightful menu featuring acai bowls, natural fruit...
As the school year comes to a close and summer begins, Lake County is stepping up to ensure that all children in need receive nutritious meals during the break. This summer, designated feeding sites across the Lake County area...
Photos and Article by Chuck Seaver, South Lake Tablet We, at the South Lake Tablet, have found that our community is the home of people with blended backgrounds, possessing an assortment of talents, interests, and experiences. Many of these unique...
The Kiwanis Club of Clermont has had a busy and successful year so far, marked by a series of impactful projects, community events, and notable accomplishments. Here's a recap of their milestones from January to May 2024: January The year started...
Summer PopUps Nights for teens is unlike any Lake County opportunity. The 2024  series offers over 20 different activities tailored just for teens and will be held on the evenings of June 4th  and 11th  in Downtown Clermont and...
The recent ESA Convention in Melbourne turned out to be a significant event for the Beta Theta chapter, as they came home laden with a plethora of awards, a testament to their dedication and hard work. Convention Delegates Toni...
 May/June 2024  Hello Clermont Champions!  School is out, the temperature continues to rise, and we have reached our busy Clermont summertime activities!  I was honored to participate in Clermont’s Memorial Day events at Waterfront Park. The memories relived, the remembrances shared, and...
Two choruses from Clermont placed among the top five in Harmony, Inc.’s Area 6 Convention and Contests that took place in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, April 20th. Local groups Sisters of Sound and Unaccompanied Minors competed against more than 200...
Chuck Seaver, Kiwanis Club Of Clermont   The Kiwanis Club of Clermont welcomed Sgt. Andy Razo and Ofc. Kelly Brown of the Clermont Police Department today to our weekly meeting.    The two outlined the department's training steps for new officers as well...
Congratulations to the newly elected 2024-2026 Officers of the Clermont Woman's Club. Seated left to right are Patty Miller, Co-President; Kathy Ridenour, Co-President; and Pam Schmitz, 1st Vice President. Standing left to right are Kristy Becker, 2nd Vice President;...
Downtown Clermont is set to welcome an exciting new addition to its Art Walk District: The Wave!  Housed in a charming renovated airstream named The Little Gem, The Wave, located right behind Roasted Spirits, promises to be a refreshing...
Captain Morgan and Lily are bonded “brother and sister” Captain Morgan is 7 yrs old and weighs approximately 13 lbs. Lily is 5 yrs old and weighs approximately 14 lbs. She is more timid than Captain but she warms...
submitted by Nate Edmund, South Lake Chamber of Commerce: The South Lake Chamber of Commerce proudly announces our 34th Annual Teacher Appreciation Breakfast, presented by CEMEX, Orlando Health South Lake Hospital, and AdventHealth. This event will occur on Monday, August...
The Town of Oakland, in partnership with the Oakland Nature Preserve, is thrilled to announce that it has been honored with the prestigious Environmental Stewardship Award from the Florida League of Cities. This esteemed award is presented to one...
By Chuck Seaver, South Lake Tablet The Clermont Police Department (CPD) hosted a recruiting and application orientation on Friday, May 24that the Clermont Police Station, 3600 South US-27. The police department actively seeks potential candidates who are certified by the...
The Little Gem, a 1965 Airstream trailer, has found new life and purpose thanks to the vision of Jayson Stringfellow, the developer behind the Clermont Artwalk project. The story of The Little Gem began when Stringfellow discovered the vintage trailer...
Article and Photos By Ted Luebbers The Experimental Aviation Association Chapter 534 held a successful Flying Start Program at the Leesburg International Airport in Leesburg FL on May 18, 2024. The Flying Start Program is designed to acquaint people with the...
The 11th annual Clermont Caribbean Jerk Festival, a vibrant celebration of Caribbean culture, took place on Saturday, June 1, at Clermont’s Waterfront Park. Organized by the Caribbean American Association of Lake County (CAALC), this free, family-friendly event brought together...
On Saturday, June 1, the New Beginnings of Central Florida held a volunteer appreciation breakfast at Living Hope Church, bringing together a remarkable group of individuals who tirelessly contribute to the mission of New Beginnings. The event celebrated these...
 The 2024 Hurricane Season has arrived and the City of Clermont has revamped its resources webpage to ease communications during storms. Please visit https://www.clermontfl.gov/434/Get-Storm-Ready-Now and bookmark the page! With an above-average hurricane season that is expected to produce 17 to...
submitted by  A Forever Home Animal Rescue Beau is an 8-year-old Jack Russell weighing 22 lbs.  He is a handsome, lovable boy who loves attention.  He does bark when the other dogs pass his room so he probably would be...
Groveland, FL — Michell's Tropical Treats recently celebrated its grand opening, bringing a refreshing taste of the Caribbean to Downtown Groveland. Located at 101 E. Broad St., this new ice cream shop offers an array of Caribbean-inspired homemade ice...
Submitted by Mary Helen Myers Sunday, May 19, nine graduates were honored during the morning worship service at the Tuscanooga Baptist Church.  Each graduate was presented with a Bible by Pastor Casey Ferguson.  This was followed by sharing the future...
Since its inception in 2011, Read to Sydney has made a significant impact on the community. Thanks to the generous support of donors, such as Beta Theta-ESA, the organization’s outreach continues to grow each year.   When a child learns...
At a recent council meeting, Darren Johnson, representing Victory Coast Land Co. LLC,  presented a proposal to the Clermont City Council requesting approval for indoor recreational use at property located at 524 West Ave.  The building was used as...
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