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Champions, Exhibitors For Youth Arts, Culture, Chalk Art Fest Invited

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 1:04 pm

On Saturday, May 9th, businesses and arts related organizations, instructors and participants from throughout the Greater Clermont Area will be “championing” the Youth Art & Culture Fest in Historic Downtown Clermont. The festival, which is held in conjunction with Downtown Clermont’s 8th Annual Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest, focuses on encouraging youngsters to participate in the Arts. Whether your business is related to the Arts or not, you are welcome to

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  • G’s NY Pizza – Taste the Difference

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 1:24 am

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    G’s NY Pizza would like to invite you to our semi-annual Customer Appreciation Week beginning Friday, March 27th through Thursday, April 2nd. All customers will receive 25% off your total order (take out only). We look forward to seeing our old friends and making some new ones. G’s proudly serves authentic New York Style hand tossed pizza made by REAL New Yorkers.  Our family has been making pizza for over

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  • Mark’s Floors – Mohawk National Retailer of the Year

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 1:22 am

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    Minneola-based and family owned Mark’s Flooring Center was named ColorCenter Retailer of the Year by Mohawk, which recognizes top-performing retailers in the company’s ColorCenter aligned retailer program. Owner Mark Compston was recognized before industry leaders and retailer peers at the recent Mohawk aligned retailer gala in Orlando. Under Compston’s leadership, “Mark’s Flooring Center sets the standard for the flooring retail industry,” said David Duncan, senior vice president of marketing at

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First Friday Features David Julia Blues Band

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 10:09 am

On April 3rd, the First Friday Family Food Truck rally and the free Music On Montrose concert series at City Hall Park in Historic Downtown Clermont will feature eleven gourmet food trucks and the sweet rhythms, blistering guitar solos and tasteful vocals of David Julia and his band. Julia, the local fourteen-year old blues guitarist/vocalist who has played from Memphis to Key West, will be joined by seasoned pros Reno

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  • Easter Egg Hunt at Moose Lodge

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 1:09 am

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    The Women of the Moose at South Lake Moose Lodge on US Hwy. 27 will be hosting a free lunch and Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny that is open to the community on Saturday, March 28th, starting at 11:00 am. A prize will be given away to the finder of the Golden & Silver Egg.

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  • Spaghetti Dinner to Raise Funds

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 1:05 am

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    Clermont VFW Ladies Auxiliary will host a fundraising spaghetti dinner with salad, bread and dessert Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 4-6 p.m. Donation is $7 per person. The VFW is located at 855 W. DeSoto Street in downtown Clermont. Please call 352.250.2052 for further information.

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Clermont FC Soccer In House Program Turns 18

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 10:54 am

Clermont FC Soccer’s in house program for 5 to 10 year olds was launched in 1997 at Palatlakaha Field, today better known as Park Pals. It is called in house since all the action is at the home field. The players do not travel to other locales. From the beginning it was a dynamic and innovative program featuring small sided matches, trained coaches and a curriculum designed specifically for young,

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  • “Bowl It Forward”

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 1:44 am

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    A group of South Lake Special Athlete bowlers who bowl every Wednesday are paying it forward in a new way. The event “Bowl it Forward” is giving them and our community a fun opportunity to raise money to support the rebuilding of the American Legion post 55 in Clermont after a fire gutted their post in January. Since 1957 the American Legion in Clermont has supported many causes in our

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  • Color The Knights 5K & Fun Run Saturday, April 11

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 1:15 am

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    We cordially invite you to participate as a sponsor for the 1st ERAB Color the Knights 5k & Fun Run on Saturday, April 11, 2015, hosted by the East Ridge Athletic Boosters. This color run will be held at the East Ridge High School campus at 10:00am. The event will raise money for ERHS Athletic program needs such as game uniforms, practice apparel, practice equipment, contest transportation, contest officiating, et

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Lake County Parks & Trails To Host Spring Bluebird Blitz

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 10:51 am

The Lake County Parks & Trails Division will host The Florida Bluebird Society’s annual Spring Bluebird Blitz from 8 – 10 a.m. on Friday, April 3 at The Palatlakaha Environmental and Agricultural Reserve (PEAR) Park Wildlife Conservation Area, 4800 University Ave., Leesburg. Park rangers are inviting the public to help count the number of eastern bluebirds living at PEAR Park during the blitz, a statewide concentrated effort to locate as

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  • Rotary Club of South Lake

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 1:20 am

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    The guest speaker at the Rotary Club of South Lake County on March 17 was Ms. Alayna Curry, Community/Government Relations Coordinator for the Central Florida Expressway Authority. Ms Curry spoke about all the new and exciting things the Expressway Authority has initiated including discounts for those drivers who use the expressways more than the average driver, expansion progress for the Wekiva Extension that will complete the bypass around the Orlando

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  • New Members for Elks Lodge

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 1:29 am

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    The South Lake Elks Lodge #1848 proudly welcomes nine new members: Gabe Battaglia, David Howland and his wife Viki, RoseMarie Ladue, Trina Savage, Dirk Scott and his wife Beverly, Davette Stein and Greg Stracerer. If you or anyone you know is interested in becoming an Elk and helping donate your time for all our good causes feel free to stop by the lodge and speak to any of us. The

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Summer Camp Registration Opens at ONP

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 1:15 pm

Are you a kid who would like to be out-of-doors? Do you like to climb trees, play in the yard, run around? Want to learn more about the Great Outdoors, how pioneers learned about animals and wild foods to eat, how to survive in the woods, more about Florida’s wonderful world of nature? Come to ONP this summer to be a part of our Conservation Adventures Summer Camp! Registration for

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  • Attention Lake County Artists!

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 1:13 am

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    Lake County adult artists are invited to enter the annual art show at the Lake County Fair to be held April 9-18, 2015. Ribbons and awards will be given in the categories of oil, acrylic, water medium on paper, pastel and drawings, and mixed media. Entries must be original work only and may be brought to the Fairgrounds Exposition Building located at State Road 44 and County Road 452 north

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  • Wildflowers Program at Library

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 1:32 am

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    Ten Easy Wildflowers will be the topic of the next Florida Native Plant Society program in Clermont on Saturday, April 4th at 10 am, Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, just off Hancock Rd about 1/2 mi North of SR-50. Our speaker will be Nancy Bissett from The Natives native plant nursery in Davenport. Nancy is not only an avid horticulturalist, but also one of the leading authorities on

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