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Woman’s Club Plans Annual Fashion Show

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 1:37 am

GFWC Four Corners Junior Woman’s Club announces its 6th Annual Charity Fashion Show and Luncheon will be held Friday, November 7, 2014 at Carrabba’s Italian Grill in Kissimmee (Formosa Gardens location).  The theme for the event is “Leisure Living, Leisure Style.” Fashions are sponsored by Macy’s, Winter Haven. Doors open at 11:00AM. Tickets are $25 and may be ordered with Lexa Comstock at (240) 463-8228. Local businesses are encouraged to

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  • Halloween Superstore Now Open in Clermont

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 1:40 am

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    Black Widow’s Halloween Superstore generated lots of excitement in Clermont last year and we are proud to be back! We’re locally owned and have been operating seasonal Halloween stores for 17 years throughout the United States. With Halloween on a Friday (October 31st!) this year, expect a weekend of celebrations as well as fun events all month long. Located in Clermont Landing near Epic Theatres and JC Penny, we are

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  • Floor It!

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 1:22 am

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    FLOOR IT is located at 45705 Highway 27 in Ridgeview Plaza, Davenport (863-419-4427 or 407-435-8421), and is owned and operated by Mark Roe, who is from the UK. Mark has two children with his wife, Susan. As a family man he understands and appreciates the need to have a practical and safe floor that looks great while at the same time it’s affordable. FLOOR IT employs installers who have over

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Oakland Nature Preserve in Words and Pictures

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 1:39 am

The members of the Clermont Garden Club invite the public to come to the Garden Club building (849 West Avenue, Clermont, 34711) on Saturday, November 1st at 10 a.m.  Jackie Rolly will be speaking about: “Oakland Nature Preserve: Before and After”. This a free educational event open to everyone. For information about the Clermont Garden Club, please check out our website:

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  • Toys for Tots Donations

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 1:34 am


    November 3-December 11 Since 1947, the United States Marine Corps Reserve has provided toys for needy children through their nationally recognized and acclaimed Toys for Tots program. Locally, your Clermont Marine Corps League, the I.W. Hatcher Jr. Detachment No. 1120, has this privilege in conjunction with the Department of Children & Families (DCF). Your club or organization can help by hosting a meeting (event) to collect toys. We provide the

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  • WE3 Expo

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 1:30 am

    The wide range of educational opportunities available within Polk County Public Schools will be on display at the seventh annual WE3 Expo. The free event is open to the public, and will take place November 15 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sun ‘n Fun fairgrounds, 4175 Medulla Road in Lakeland. The annual event is expected to be the biggest yet with more than 350 booths showcasing schools,

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Montverde Academy Soccer Tournament Scheduled

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 1:39 am

The 4th Annual Montverde Academy Soccer Tournament (MAST) will be held January 15-17, 2015. MAST will be live streaming the games on our site (PPV) so that families and college coaches can see players and teams. A Facebook page (3rd Annual Montverde Academy Soccer Tournament) and Twitter @MontverdeMAST have also been reactivated to help everyone keep up to date with the latest news and information related to the nationally

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  • Clermont Wolves Are In The Hunt

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 1:35 am

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    The Clermont Wolves, coached by Scott Bruinsma and Nick Whitehouse, currently with a record of three wins, one draw and one loss are solid contenders in the Greater Central Florida Youth Soccer League Boys under 10 Division. The thirteen teams that make up the U- 10 division are: Apopka, Port Orange, the Villages, Ridge Youth, Maitland (2 teams), Stetson, Poinciana, Ridge, Orlando City, ACYS, Lake County, Southeast Volusia and Clermont.

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  • East Ridge Swim Team

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 1:31 am

    There were many wet faces on the pool deck last week and it wasn’t due to the pool water. Three Lake County schools held their Senior Night on Thursday at the National Training Center. This meet was also the last of the regular season and therefore was the last meet for many of the swimmers. East Ridge celebrated the achievements of 8 girls and three boys during the event. Seniors

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Alliance To Protect Water Resources

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 1:44 am

The Alliance To Protect Water Resources is very pleased to have as our program speaker at our November 6th meeting, Ms. Lauren Ritchie, columnist for the Orlando Sentinel. Ms. Ritchie is Lake County’s voice of community and political commentary, read by everyone interested in Lake County and our communities. Please join us to hear Lauren’s commentary on the recent elections and community issues on Thursday, November 6th, at 7pm, at

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  • GEM of the Hills Award

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 1:42 am

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    Mark Compston from Mark’s Floors was presented the Chamber’s “Gem of the Hills” award at the September Chamber Breakfast! This special award is given to South Lake residents who positively impact our Community in many different ways. Community Relations Chair Michelle Michnoff made the announcement after first going through many of Mark’s initiatives on giving back to the South Lake Community including: his new non-profit Youth Sports Foundation; holding an

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  • Public Servant Award Lt. David J. Pelton

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 1:40 am

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    Lake County Sheriff Gary Borders presented the Chamber’s “Public Servant Award” to Lieutenant David J. Pelton at the September Chamber Breakfast. After beginning his employment at the Lake County Jail in 1994, Pelton’s career has progressed at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office from Uniform Patrol to Criminal Investigations and he has consistently been promoted through the ranks to his current status as Lieutenant. In May 2013, he was named the

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Craft Fair – Community of Faith United Methodist Church

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 1:26 am

Community of Faith United Methodist Church’s 2nd Annual Craft Fair will be held on November 1st from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm. We will have handmade items made by local artists and crafters. Get a jump start on your holiday shopping with our selections.  Our location is 9120 Teacher Lane, Davenport, FL 33897 (in front of Four Corners Charter School). For further information, please call 407-809-2030.

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  • St. Marks Church Fair

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 1:25 am


    A Fair will be held at St. Marks Church, 102 N. 9th Street in Haines City October 31st and November 1st. On Friday the hours will be 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. and on Saturday 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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  • 4th Annual Taste Of South Lake & Business Expo

    Posted on October 26, 2014 at 1:42 am

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    Get your tickets now! The South Lake Chamber of Commerce will host its 4th Annual Taste of South Lake and Business Expo on Thursday, November 6, from 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM at Waterfront Park in Clermont, and is expected to draw more than 1,000 attendees. The ever growing event includes over two dozen of the area’s most popular restaurants featuring samples of their signature dishes and drinks. Additionally, non-restaurant

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