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Clermont Community Memorial Service

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 1:12 am

To help kick off the Memorial Day Weekend, Temple L’Chayim of Clermont will be hosting a special Community Memorial Service to honor and memorialize the soldiers, families and victims of the national and international war efforts by all American Veterans. All veterans of foreign wars are being invited with their familes as well as all city dignitaries, no matter what your belief or religion for our Clermont community to join

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  • Wish – Hope – Dream and Make it Happen

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 1:28 am


    Bernadette Chantayan always had a passion for the arts. Originally from Paris, she had a dream to one day open an antique store and voila! Fleur de Lys (with a touch of France) opened their doors in March 2015. Fleur de Lys is a unique antique store, with an amazing selection and quality of pieces – vintage, retro, mid-century, artwork, mirrors and unusual finds. Antiques are a piece of art

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  • New Dance Studio Next To Epic Movie Theatres

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 1:27 am

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    In January 2015 Relevé School of Dance opened for business in the Clermont Landing Shopping Center, next to the Epic Movie Theatres (2389 S. Hwy 27, Clermont, 352.459.5830). As our first semester comes to a close, we look back and could not have imagined a better grand opening semester.  We would like to thank the community for being so welcoming and encouraging in our first few months as a studio.

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April Student of the Month

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:51 am

Award Sponsor Wesley Reed (left) from Ameriprise Financial presented Adam Poe from East Ridge High School with the April 2015 “Outstanding Student of the Month” Award. Adam is involved in numerous activities such as being an Executive Board Officer Student Liaison, Student Aide for the Assistant Principal, Captain of the Golf Team, volunteered for the Convention of the Blind, was part of the South FL Leadership Training Camp, all while

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  • Solid Waste Collection for Holiday

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 1:19 am

    All operations for the Lake County Solid Waste Division, including residential collection services, customer service, landfill operations and residential drop-offs, will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. Residential collections for citizens living in unincorporated Lake County will be moved up one day for the entire week. For example, those who normally have residential curbside collection services for household garbage, recycling or yard waste on Monday,

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  • Memorial Day to be Observed

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 1:08 am


    The  Clermont Memorial Day observance will be held Monday, May 25, 2015 at 11 A.M. at the pavilion at Waterfront Park, 330 Third Street, Clermont by Lake Minneola. This event is sponsored by the VFW Post #5277, I.W. Hatcher, Jr. South Lake Marine Detachment 1120 and Tomoka Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. Also participating will be the Knights of Columbus Council 13240, South Lake High School JNROTC and south

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Gray Middle School Teachers Win Tournament

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:46 am

Congratulations to Gray Middle School for winning the Lake County Schools Teacher Basketball League, defeating Mount Dora High School 60-55.  Tavares High School defeated Tavares Middle School in the 3rd place game.

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  • Golf Tournament Benefits Youth Sports

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 1:01 am


    The first annual golf tournament to benefit South Lake Youth Sports will be held Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Legends Golf & Country Club, 1700 Legendary Blvd., Clermont. The tournament is 18 holes – 4 man scramble. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30. $75 per player or $280 per foursome includes lunch and prizes. Sponsorships available. Please contact Nicole May with any questions at 352.348.6955

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  • Rummage and Bake Sale to Benefit Ball Team

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 1:50 am

    Chaos 13U Baseball Team has an opportunity to go to Myrtle Beach, SC this summer to play in the national tournament. To earn funds, they are holding a rummage sale and bake sale May 23, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. in Oakland, FL, at 320 S. Tubb Street. We will have many different items for sale and tasty treats to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth. Please come out and help

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Fraud Prevention and Scam Detection

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:29 am

This seminar is to educate seniors and the public on fraud prevention and will be held at Cranes View Lodge, 1601 Hooks Street, Clermont, May 26, 2015 from 2-3 p.m.  Join us for refreshments and a presentation by Michelle Michnoff, VP Market Manager for Seacoast Bank of Clermont. For further information contact Debbie Kenny at 352.241.7960.

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  • Nature Sprouts Celebrate Turtles

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 1:58 am


    Turtles are reptiles and scientists refer to them as Chelonia which is from the Greek word for tortoise. They have scales, lay eggs and are cold-blooded which means their body temperature varies with environmental conditions. Because May 23 is National Turtle Day, turtles will be the focus of the May 27th Nature Sprout program. Trout Lake Nature Center has a variety of turtles and tortoises. It has box turtles, gopher

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  • Join Us In The Fight Against Hunger!

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 1:00 am

    New Beginnings’ heart is to always be doing something to fight hunger in Central Florida. Currently we feed over 300 families a week and right now our pantry is extremely low and we need your support in holding a food drive in your community! Conveniently we have donation sites available at our three thrift stores. 14041 W Colonial Drive Winter Garden, FL (407) 347-5718 415 Citrus Tower Blvd Clermont, FL

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The Licorice Sticks Big Band Orchestra

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:16 am

Come out and support us for a FABULOUS LIVE PERFORMANCE as we guest perform and introduce new and incoming students and families to the world of music through a LIVE performance with story telling, instrument petting zoo, and audience interaction/participation. Enjoy such family favorites as Pink Panther, Baby Elephant, Batman, Pirates of the Caribbean, and all your Jazz/Big Band hits.  ALL proceeds  go to the Windy Hill MS Band. Refreshments

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  • Harpist Victoria Schultz to Perform at the Cooper Memorial Library

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 1:58 am

    Join us for an afternoon of soothing and beautiful harp music performed by the incomparable and renowned harpist Victoria Schultz. Victoria will be performing live at the library on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on the main floor of the library. Victoria is an artist known for the passion of her performance, entrancing the audience as she effortlessly weaves her harp in a musical tapestry of

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  • Latin Night Dancing

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 1:54 am


    Latin nights and Latin rhythms move you into a romantic, earthy motion of precise steps in ballroom dancing’s rhythm dances. USA Dance 6106 Lake-Sumter Counties chapter will sponsor a ballroom dance Thursday, May 21 at 7 p.m. in Leesburg Community Center.  Music will be by popular deejays, “The Keichers, Jr.,” our friends Gail & Alan. A fabulous Rumba lesson, one of the best in basic Latin dance, will be taught

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