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2015 Special Olympics Florida Torch Run Fundraisers

Posted on April 19, 2015 at 1:25 am

This year the Clermont Police Department will be hosting the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) for Special Olympics Florida on Monday April 20, 2015. The Special Olympics Torch Run is founded on the special bond of respect and appreciation that exists between the athletes and officers. This event will also be a good day for camaraderie and exercise. The symbolic torch is brought in from overseas to down south

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  • Serving Our Clients Is Our #1 Priority

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 1:26 am

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    At Courtland Walker Financial Group, we believe in creating a custom-fit financial plan that is tailored to your lifestyle. For over 16 years, Rob DeChick has served as a trusted advisor to individuals and businesses in Lake County and Central Florida. He is a Registered Investment Advisor who was awarded the prestigious Five Star Wealth Manager of the Year by Orlando Magazine for 2013,  2014 & 2015. As an independent

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  • From Small Seeds Grow Mighty Trees

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 1:24 am

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    The Lab Hair Studio, a contemporary, full service, Paul Mitchell focus salon, would like to announce that March 6, 2015 marked their one year anniversary! This childhood dream in the making has only just begun for Christine Notartomaso and her team. “I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support from not only our long time guests, but those who are new to our family as well. We will

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A Note from the Publisher

Posted on April 19, 2015 at 1:24 am

Over the past month, I have had the privilege of being a host to “Flat Jennifer”, the creation of a Colorado Elementary School student from my hometown of Muscatine, Iowa. This class project is inspired by the children’s book, “Flat Stanley” by Jeff Brown. Stanley gets to visit his friends by being mailed in an envelope. I was happy to be considered a new friend of “Flat Jennifer” and was

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  • 2015 Special Olympics Florida Torch Run Fundraisers

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 1:31 am

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    This year the Clermont Police Department will be hosting the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) for Special Olympics Florida on Monday April 20, 2015.  The Special Olympics Torch Run is founded on the special bond of respect and appreciation that exists between the athletes and officers. This event will also be a good day for camaraderie and exercise.   The symbolic torch is brought in from overseas to down south

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  • How To Do Business With The City of Clermont

    Posted on April 16, 2015 at 1:34 am

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    You’re invited to attend a free seminar: How to Do Business with the City of Clermont, to be held Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 10 a.m. until noon at the Clermont City Council Chambers, 685 W. Montrose St., Clermont, FL 34711 At this two-hour workshop, you will learn: purchasing policies; how to register as a vendor; how to submit bids to the city and more. To register, call 352-241-7367 or

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Clermont Youth Soccer News

Posted on April 19, 2015 at 1:33 am

Clermont Comets slow down Florida Rush 3 – 1. The Clermont Comets, currently in first place in Boys U 16 Division 1 of the Greater Central Florida Youth Soccer League, easily handled the Florida Rush Division 1 Boys Team at Clermont’s Hancock Field. The Comets are coached by Roger Gonsalvez. Clermont Girls U 19 battle Brevard Soccer Alliance to a 1 -1 draw. The girls left their powder puffs at

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  • Summer Youth Basketball Program

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 10:33 am

    Lake County Hoops Basketball Program “Summer Slammer 2015” for Boys and Girls ages 7 to 18 is now accepting registrations. Registration will be held at the Winn Dixie on Rte 50 Clermont Saturday, April 25th and May 2nd from 10AM to 2PM. Registration fee is $145. Sign up 2 players at the same time and receive a $10 discount for each. May 9th will be team selection day for the

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  • Friends of South Lake Swim Lessons

    Posted on April 16, 2015 at 1:18 am

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    Friends of South Lake is a non-profit organization in partnership with the Live Well Fitness Center and South Lake Hospital. Friends offers swim lessons to the community May through July at the Live Well Center pool in Clermont (across from South Lake Hospital). A bit over 4800 participants have come through swim lessons with Friends of South Lake over 14 seasons. The youngest was six months old and the oldest

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South Lake Rotary Club

Posted on April 19, 2015 at 1:33 am

The guest speaker at the South Lake Rotary Club meeting of April 14, 2015 was Officer David Colon, a member of the Prevention Team of the City of Clermont Police Department. Officer Colon explained the mission of the Police Department, to enhance the quality of life by working cooperatively with the community to enforce the law, prevent crime, and reduce fear. He explained that the core values of the Department

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  • Veterans Post 357 Honors World War II Veteran and Comic Book Legend Stan Lee

    Posted on April 18, 2015 at 1:24 am

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    At the 2015 annual MegaCon convention held in Orlando, I was able to surprise 92 year old, WWII Veteran and comic book legend Stanley Martin Lieber, aka “Stan Lee” with an honorary American Legion membership in Clermont Veterans Memorial Post 357. Last year when I met Mr. Lee I gave him the Florida Department Commanders challenge coin from then commander Art Schwabe as a thank you for his service in

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  • Knights of Columbus

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 11:11 am

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    Five new members of the Knights of Columbus of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Clermont are shown above from left to right, Mike Harris, Gary Pringle, Tim Holben, Sean O Keefe, and Tom Holben. They were initiated on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Any Catholic men interested in learning more about the Knights of Columbus please contact William Sutter, membership director at 352-238-8580.

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Mentors And Hosts Makes Youth Festival Unique

Posted on April 19, 2015 at 1:47 am

Young people from Pre-K through High School who are interested in or active in the Arts will be the center of attention at the Clermont Youth Art & Culture Fest held for the first time in conjunction with the Annual Sidewalk Chalk Contest on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Historic Downtown Clermont. Kids of all ages and families are encouraged to be “A Champion for the Arts” and attend this

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  • Presentation by Ladies Chorus

    Posted on April 18, 2015 at 1:43 am

    The Lake County Ladies Chorus presents “Rhythms In The Clouds” on Saturday, April 25, at 2:00 PM in the Paul B. Williams Auditorium at Lake Sumter State College on Highway 441 in Leesburg. The chorus, which has been in existence for 62 years, is comprised of women from all over Lake County who share a love of choral music. For this concert, they will perform songs that celebrate the beautiful

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  • MVA Lower-School Performs for Assisted Living Center

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 10:35 am

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    Montverde Academy’s Lower-school Choir presented a vocal musical performance at the Crane’s View Lodge Assisted Living and Memory Care Center located in nearby Clermont on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Montverde Academy students performed their vocal music for approximately 20 minutes with the assisted living residents, then sang again for the residents of the memory care center. Mrs. Teresa Holton, lower-school music instructor, was very pleased with the way students performed,

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