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Friends of Cagan Crossings Library

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 1:11 am

The Friends of Cagan Crossings Community Library welcome new members! Annual dues are only $5 per individual and $10 per family. If you are interested in joining, please fill out a brief application the next time you visit the library. If you live in the south Lake area, and you’re spring cleaning or moving soon, drop off no-longer needed books or audio-visuals at the Cagan Crossings library during regular hours.

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Business Highlight

  • Beef O’ Brady’s Davenport – Your Favorite Neighborhood Sport Pub

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 1:23 am

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    Beef O’ Brady’s is a neighborhood pub where friends and families gather to enjoy good food and sports in a fun, comfortable atmosphere. It is a national franchise celebrating 30 years of success. It achieves its success by building relationships with the local schools, youth sports leagues, and other community organizations. The “kid appeal” of this unique concept is reinforced by a very moderately priced kids menu and game room.

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  • Floor It!

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 1:58 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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Circus World Reunion

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 1:08 am

 In 1972, only a year after Disney World opened, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus impresario Irvin Feld created the idea of opening a circus theme park, not far from Disney, for “kid’s of all ages.” Thus, Circus World was born and opened in Feb., 1974. Although it remained in operation for only twelve years, there are still many area residents who not only have fond memories of visiting

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  • The Haines City Police Department Needs Your Help!

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 1:56 am

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    During the week of March 8, 2015 some of the best police dogs in the state of Florida will travel to Haines City to participate in the USPCA Regional Trials. These highly skilled and expertly trained police dogs will be competing against one another as they are judged on their performances to seek out and find illegal drugs and showcase their patrol skills. WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT, and as the

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  • Charity Golf Tournament

    Posted on March 1, 2015 at 1:05 am

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    GFWC Four Corners Junior Woman’s Club proudly announces its 2015 Charity Golf Tournament scheduled for Monday, April 13, 2015 at Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club in Haines City. The tournament will benefit The First Tee™, a program that provides an accessible and affordable golf experience for every child who desires to participate in golf. The First Tee not only teaches golf to children who might not otherwise have the

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Major Announcement from CM Box Car Racing

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 1:00 am

On March 28th, CM Box Car Racing will be holding a very special event for the special needs children, called Super Kids Classic. We want to announce AMH Construction has become the major sponsor for this event. They have given CMBCR the funding to hold the race and send the winning child to Akron Ohio in July for the National Super Kids Classic event. Also with the funding we are

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  • Register now for the inaugural Eye Run 5 & 10k for New Vision

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 1:58 am

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    Sign up now for the 5k and 10k run/walk around Silver Lake (3.1 and 6.2 miles) and ½ Mile Blindfolded Sensory Walk. Races will be held Saturday, March 28. Check-in from 6:30-7:15 a.m. at the Lake Sumter State College Gym, 9501 US Hwy 441, Leesburg. Races begin: 10k 7:30 a.m.; 5k 7:45 a.m. Cost: 5 & 10k: $25 through noon March 26 (fee waived if you raise $100 for New

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  • Pig on the Pond 5K Run/Walk

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 1:50 am

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    Pig on the Pond “For the Kids” is excited to host the Rib Run for Education – 5K Run/Walk presented by First Green Bank on Saturday March 14th at the Waterfront Park in Clermont starting at 8:00 AM.  Proceeds benefit the Pig on the Pond Education Fund, which changes the lives of deserving students by providing scholarships to South Lake County Students. This event is for everybody!!  We offer chip

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Pet Connect Carnival Benefits Animals

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 1:26 am

Join South Lake Animal League’s 3rd Annual Pet Connect Carnival on March 7, 2015 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm in the parking lot of Petco and SR50 and Hancock in Clermont. Several local animal rescue organizations will be participating and showcasing their most adorable adoptable four-legged companions. The event is also designed to thank and honor the hundreds of caring local families who have given happy, forever homes to unwanted, abandoned

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  • First Friday Music Series Features Paul De Ritter Quintet; Food Trucks

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 1:49 am

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    Friday night, March 6th, Historic Downtown Clermont transforms into a free outdoor concert setting when the Paul De Ritter Quintet performs atop the step on the west side of City Hall during the First Friday Music on Montrose concert series. Set to play from 6:00pm until 9:00pm, the Quintet boasts a thorough repertoire including smooth jazz, swing, military, dance and more.  Paul performs on the trumpet, flugelhorn, cornet, pocket trumpet

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  • Vietnam Veterans Meetings

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 1:20 am

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    The Associates of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #1040 – Polk County, FL meets at 1094 US Highway 92 West in The Hampton’s Golf Community Clubhouse. Meeting is every third Saturday  of the month. Annual Dues: $20. We are doing a new member membership drive. If you would be interested in joining us or if you have any questions please call or email Carol Fischer @ 1-864-529-7878; joslynne5@verizon.net   or

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Florida Highwaymen Weekend

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 1:22 am

The City of Davenport presents the 5th Annual Original Florida Highwaymen Weekend Extravaganza March 6th and 7th, 2015. Invited artists include Curtis Arnett, Al Black, Mary Ann Carroll, Willie Daniels, James Gibson, Issac Knight, Robert Lewis, John Maynor, Roy McLendon, Willie Reagan, Carnell Smith, Charles Walker. Friday, March 6 – ticketed affair dining with the artist. Seating is limited. Tickets may be purchased by calling the city at 863.419.3300 or

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  • Spring Fling to Benefit Kids

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 1:44 am

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    Hope Kid, Inc. is a non-profit organization that feeds needy children. We need volunteers to staff our Spring Fling that will be held April 16-19 at the Orange Blossom Flea Market, 2255 Hwy 17-92 in Haines City. We are also looking for bands and dance groups to entertain. Vendors are needed – the fee is $10 per day. For information call Al Shaffer or Robert Edwards at 863.353.9761 or email

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  • Art Show

    Posted on March 1, 2015 at 1:43 am

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    The 33rd annual art show featuring works of oils, acrylic, water colors, pencils, and wood carvers will join us to show and demonstrate working on their creations. Join us Saturday, March 14, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Lake Region Village, 31850 Hwy 27 S., Haines City. Admission is free. There will be refreshments and two drawings for door prizes.

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