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Real Life Faith & Family Festival

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:37 am

Featuring A&E’s Duck Dynasty Star, Willie Robertson The Real Life Faith and Family Festival is a one-day ticketed event with entertainment featuring Grammy Award winning band Switchfoot and featured speaker Willie Robertson, Star of A&E’s Duck Dynasty. The Real Life Faith & Family Festival features live entertainment as well as, carnival rides, bounce houses, food trucks and more. The event will be held Saturday, October 25, from noon until 10

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Business Highlight

  • 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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  • Say NO! To Gypsy Taxi Cabs

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 1:29 am

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    Is saving a few dollars worth a bad experience? How to spot a gypsy taxi cab. Spotting a gypsy cab is relatively easy. First, they’re unmarked vehicles. As such, they won’t have any visible licensing on the exterior of the vehicle. In most Florida counties, taxis are required to be “conspicuously marked along the exterior with company name and rates.” A driver’s hackney license must also be displayed hanging on

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Sunshine Foundation’s 5th Annual Dream Village Gala

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:35 am

Help us celebrate the Sunshine Foundation’s 5th Annual Dream Village Gala! Our sole purpose is to answer the dreams of children living with lifelong chronic illnesses, physical challenges, and the trauma of abuse. We have been answering dreams for over 35 years, and this year we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Sunshine Foundation Dream Village, a 22-acre Central Florida resort built to handle the special needs of the children

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  • Davenport Lions Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner

    Posted on October 19, 2014 at 1:32 am


    Once again the Davenport Lions will be serving Thanksgiving Dinner to members of the community who wish to attend. On Thanksgiving no one should be lonely or hungry. We serve dinner from 11:30 am to…….. To make this possible, we look for help from the community. The meal consists of turkey, ham and all the fixings. We will also have music as in the past. For more information or if

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  • Carrabba’s Family Night at Four Corners Charter School

    Posted on October 17, 2014 at 1:47 am


    Four Corners Charter School Parent Teacher Committee is hosting their 13th Annual Carrabba’s dinner on Thursday, October 30th, 2014 from 6-8 PM. The family night will feature a wonderful catered dinner by Carrabba’s Restaurant,  which will include Chicken Marsala, Caesar Salad, Italian Bread, dessert and a beverage. Tickets for adults are $11, and $8 for students and siblings. A limited supply of tickets will be available at the door for

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South Lake Men’s Golf League

Posted on October 17, 2014 at 1:05 am

The South Lake Men’s Golf League has openings for golfers who enjoy a friendly round of competitive golf! Every Thursday morning the league plays at a course in the Clermont area. This is a great league for all golfers of any skill-level. Handicaps are established after three rounds and golfers play for weekly prizes (net skins and net scores). Golfers do not have to play every week nor do they

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  • Ladies’ Horse Riding Club

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 1:40 am

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    New! Ladies’ monthly horse riding club on the  third Saturday of each month  at DreamCatcher Horse ranch & Rescue Center. Beginners thru experienced, young or seniors  – all welcome! Come enjoy 2 hours of horsey fun! From grooming, tacking, bathing, riding lessons – English or western – to trail riding – you can take time out to enjoy your love of horses with us! Just $30 a session (all proceeds

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  • Santa Fun Run/Walk

    Posted on October 12, 2014 at 1:36 am

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    Rotary Club of South Lake County presents their annual 5K Santa Fun Run/Walk at the beautiful Waterfront Park in Clermont. This is a great event for families. Stay after the race for the Downtown Hometown Parade! Race starts at 8:30 a.m. You may register at by November 18. The one mile fun run is $20 and the 5K run run/walk is $35.

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Fundraiser to Benefit Horse Rescue Group

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:51 am

DreamCatcher Horse Ranch Rescue Center presents the 6th annual Fall Festival & Trot or Treat. Come and join us Saturday, October 25th from noon-4 p.m. for: horse and pony rides; horse rescue and adoptions; silent auction; live music; jumping demonstrations; mini horse show; kids’ costume contest; horse & rider costume parade; cook out and refreshments; fun crafts; bounce house; games & prizes; haunted hay rides and LOTS of fun! DreamCatcher

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  • Craft Fair – Community of Faith United Methodist Church

    Posted on October 19, 2014 at 1:50 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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  • Trash and Treasures Sale

    Posted on October 17, 2014 at 1:48 am


    St. Ann’s Altar and Rosary Society will be holding their annual “Trash and Treasures” sale on Saturday, October 25 starting at 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM.  The sale will also feature fresh baked goods. The profits from this event will benefit our local community. The sale will take place in the Social Hall of St. Ann’s at 1265 Robinson Drive in Haines City. Come early as some items sell out

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Family Fun at Fall Fun Day

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:00 am

The preschool at Windermere Union Church, 10710 Park Ridge-Gotha Road, will have their annual Fall Fun Day on Thursday, October 30 from 4-7pm. There will be fun for the entire family with inflatables, pony rides, face painting, fall crafts, food, vendor tables and a large assortment of pumpkins, as well as, a cake walk. Tickets are required for each activity and will be on sale that day. All money raised

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  • South Lake Chamber to Host 4th Annual Taste of South Lake

    Posted on October 19, 2014 at 1:53 am

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    The South Lake Chamber of Commerce will host its 4th Annual Taste of South Lake and Business Expo on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM at Waterfront Park in Clermont. 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 businesses have an opportunity to highlight their products and services in an atmosphere

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  • Holiday Craft Show

    Posted on October 17, 2014 at 1:54 am


    Polo Park will hold its 15th Annual Holiday Craft Show on Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 8am until 2pm at the Polo Park Challenger Clubhouse, located at 1744 Challenger Ave, Davenport (US Hwy 27, 1/2 mile south of 192). The Craft Show will feature over 35 vendors presenting hand crafted items including jewelry, flower arrangements, Christmas decorations and much more. This is a great way to beat the holiday rush

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