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Gala Celebration to Benefit South Lake Animal League

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 12:00 pm

On Saturday, September 13, 2014 the most generous hearts of Central Florida will come together to celebrate South Lake Animal League’s commitment to providing compassionate care to thousands of pets over the past two decades. The 1st Annual Gala, called “A Fetching Affair,” will be held at the Magnolia House at Trilogy Orlando located in Groveland from 6-10 p.m. The goal of the gala is to raise funds for the

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  • We Get You Back In The Game!

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 8:44 am

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    Florida Sports Injury and Orthopedic Institute is located at 1925 Don Wickham Drive, Clermont Florida (352 404 8956).  From everyday life to recreational and competitive sports, our goal is to keep you active. Our expert team will work with you to determine the best treatment available for your specific needs.  Our physicians offer each patient a complete, cutting edge approach to evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation needs. Our expert group of

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  • Cedar Grill

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 8:42 am

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    CEDAR GRILL HAS ARRIVED in CLERMONT with the best in authentic Lebanese and Mediterranean cuisine which is one of the best diets in the world. Cedar Grill is family owned and operated. Our goal at CEDAR GRILL is to have the best customer service along with excellent tasting cuisine which is served “Healthy-Fresh-Delicious.” The menu includes GYROS, KABOBS, FALAFEL, HUMMUS, and a variety of VEGETARIAN DISHES. We also have the

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South Lake Rotary Club

Posted on August 29, 2014 at 1:49 am

The Rotary Club of South Lake County had as their guest speaker on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 the current Governor of District 6980, Rotary International, Ms. Jo Weber from The Villages in Marion County. Governor Weber is serving District 6980 which encompasses some 40+ Rotary Clubs throughout the central Florida area. She was introduced by President Robert Mack who described some of her many accomplishments during her career as a

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  • Author Study at Minneola Schoolhouse Library

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 12:13 pm


    It’s a book club, but it’s not a book club. Everyone reads a book, but everyone doesn’t read the same book.  Everyone reads a book of their choice of the same author. This new group will meet on the first Tuesday of each month at 11:00 a.m. at the Minneola Library beginning September 2. The first author will be Jeffrey Archer. Mr. Archer, a British writer, is the only writer

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  • Greyhound Adoptions

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 1:18 am


    Come join us on Saturday, September 6th from noon to 3 p.m. at the Irish Trails Farm & Pet Supply in Clermont at 102 S. Hwy 27, Clermont, FL 34711 (352) 243-0924 to meet retired racing greyhounds ready for adoption. This beautiful and ancient breed makes an ideal house pet due to their gentle nature. They shed very little and, despite their speed, can be quite calm. In fact, in

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3rd Place in the Dixie Youth World Series

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 1:52 pm

Our South Lake Dixie Youth baseball team just returned from Lexington, South Carolina with a 3rd place trophy in the Dixie Youth World Series! These boys represented the State of Florida with pride and our community could not be prouder. This was the first time in league history that a Dixie Youth team has won their State Tournament and advanced to the World Series and these boys proved that they

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  • Lake County Junior Open

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 9:46 am

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    Congratulations to Jonathan Yaun for winning the 2014 Lake County Junior Open at Mission Inn Golf Club on August 6-7. Jonathan scored a 74-78 to win by three strokes. Grant Summers was second and Julia Towne was third. Joe Lewandowski and his staff at Mission Inn provided a great environment to learn the game of golf. In the picture from left to right are :Grant Summers, Joe Lewandowski Jonathan Yaun

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  • Tee Off to Support Student Athletes

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:07 am


    Get out your golf clubs and tee off to support the LSSC student athletes. The Lake-Sumter State College Foundation, Inc. and Athletic Department will be hosting its 16th Annual Golf Classic at Arlington Ridge Golf Course on Friday, September 19, 2014. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $125 per golfer and includes a fun-filled day of golf, a custom golf shirt,

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Kiwanis Club of Clermont

Posted on August 29, 2014 at 9:46 am

Left: Reoghan Wooster, Kiwanis Division 9 Key Club Lt. Governor. Right: Johnathan Thompson, Key Club District Convention Chair Reoghan Wooster, who is the newly appointed Kiwanis Division 9 Key Club Lt. Governor, was the guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Clermont on August 12, 2014. Reoghan is a junior at Tavares High School and attended both District and International conventions.  She discussed some of her recollections at the Key

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  • Couponing Club at Cooper Library

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 9:14 am

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    Mary Edwards of Couponers United will be here at the Cooper Memorial Library in Clermont to give a free informative coupon class.  Learn how to save big for your family at your next visit to the grocery store.  Mary Edwards is the owner of the Couponers United website.  Mary lives in Central Florida with her husband and four young children.  Her goal is to help your family save money and

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  • Rotary Club of South Lake

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 9:05 am


    The Rotary Club of South Lake welcomed on August 12, Ms. Claudia Morris, Alumni/Scholarship Coordinator for the Lake Sumter State College Foundation.  The Rotary Club awards several scholarships each year to qualifying Seniors from the South Lake region, namely South Lake High School, East Ridge High School, and the new Minneola High School. Ms. Morris explained how the LSSC Foundation functions and specifically how the Scholarship program operates.  Following her

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American Cancer Society’s Annual Cattle Barons’ Ball

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 2:08 pm

The American Cancer Society will hold their 12th Annual Cattle Barons’ Ball “Denim & Diamonds,” presented by Harper Family Charitable Foundation, Inc. on September 27, 2014 at the Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale from 6-11pm. Event Chair, Carolyn Maimone along with her planning committee invite you to join them for one of the most exciting fundraisers in the area. This event is expected to raise more than $85,000 in the

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  • Improv show

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Beat the back to school blues (or add to the joy) with a zany night of improv comedy on Saturday, Aug. 30th at 7pm. Your whole family can be a part of the Humor Resources Improv show. It’s quirky, interactive, and family-friendly.  All you need is $5 per person and a way to get to the Town Hall in Montverde (right near the Montverde post office). You can call Pam

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  • Sisters of Sound Guest Night

    Posted on August 22, 2014 at 1:00 am

    Sisters of Sound women’s international-award-winning barbershop chorus, always interested in increasing its membership, invites female singers to Guest Night Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 7-9:30 p.m. Along with entertaining song interaction, guests will experience some vocal technique and breathing exercises under the expertise of our award-winning musical directors. Please contact Leslie by emailing or text/call (407) 375-2479  between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily for more information, to sign

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