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Online Resources for Senior Citizens

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 1:09 am

On November 1st, MyLocalNetwork.net will go “Live” on the internet which is a FREE online resource specifically for seniors and those that serve seniors in the Lake, Sumter and Villages areas. MyLocalNetwork will offer complete listings for physicians, assisted living, home health, nursing/rehab facilities, emergency response, 800 hotlines and more… MyLocalNetwork will also offer events calendars, articles focusing on senior issues, job listings, webinars etc. MyLocalNetwork will be the most

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Business Highlight

  • Tod Howard A Proven Leader

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 1:46 am

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    Paid political advertisement Now is not the time to gamble with the future of Lake County Schools by electing an unproven leader. When Tod Howard was elected 4 years ago, Lake County Schools was half a billion dollars in debt and facing massive funding cuts. Technology infrastructure was non-existent. The phone system was so outdated Lake County Schools had to purchase parts off ebay. Students were graduating without the skills

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  • Welcome to Baybrook Homes

    Posted on August 14, 2014 at 9:49 am

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    If you and your family are currently looking for a new “CUSTOM HOME”, please visit our NEW MODEL HOME CENTER tucked just south of Mount Dora at Tangerine Reserve and Martin’s Preserve Subdivisions. Baybrook Homes currently has five homes from 2000sf to 3150sf available for your personal inspection. You will be surprised and delighted to see all the “UPGRADES” we include in a BAYBROOK HOME that other builders charge extra

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Local News

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A Spark of Leadership Inspires Leesburg School Students

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 1:07 am

There’s no place like home. That’s the idea of the Spark Community Leadership Program from the Leesburg Area Chamber of Commerce that encourages local students to get involved in the community and to consider this area as a great place to live and work. The first group of participants – 30 juniors and seniors from Leesburg High School – gathered Monday at the Warren W. Willis United Methodist Camp on

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  • Tavares Pavilion on the Lake Opens to Large Crowds

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 1:04 am

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    The City of Tavares wishes to thank all of the residents and visitors who took part in the grand opening celebration of the Tavares Pavilion on the Lake on October 11, 2014. The $6.3 million facility had attracted significant interest throughout the construction process and on the day of its grand opening large crowds of visitors arrived to participant in the historic city event.  The official red ribbon was cut

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  • Mount Dora AMVET Pig Roast to Benefit Cornerstone SALUTES!

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 1:53 am

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    The Family of Golden Triangle AMVET Post 1992 invites the public to help honor veterans and their families with a good old-fashioned Pig Roast  outdoors on the grounds of the post, complete with games, a dunk tank, live entertainment and a cash Tiki bar. Veteran volunteers from Cornerstone SALUTES! will be on hand to perform a special pinning ceremony to thank and recognize WWII and Korean War veterans.   All proceeds

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Sports

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Lake County Soccer Club News

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 1:37 am

Registration is now open for 2014 winter 3v3 championship Lake County Soccer Club is offering a 3v3 winter Friday night soccer league at Hickory Point Recreational Facility. These small sided games offer a lot of quick action, good skill practice with plenty of touches on the soccer ball and helps develop player’s tactical awareness and skills. League is open to ages 4-16. The fee for the winter 3v3 program is

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  • Montverde Academy Soccer Tournament Scheduled

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 1:35 am

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    The 4th Annual Montverde Academy Soccer Tournament (MAST) will be held January 15-17, 2015. MAST will be live streaming the games on our Montverde.tv 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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  • Cornerstone Hospice Memorial Golf Scramble

    Posted on October 26, 2014 at 1:28 am

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    In honor of Veterans Day, AMVETS Post 1992, Lake Veterans Club, VFW Post 8087 and Cornerstone Hospice are proud to host the inaugural Golden Triangle Veterans Memorial Golf Benefit on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Mount Dora Golf Club. The four-person scramble will benefit Cornerstone SALUTES!, a program for veterans. Registration is $60 and includes golf, beer on the course, contests, prizes and much more. Hole sponsorships are available.

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Lifestyles

Seminole Springs SAC Meeting

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 1:14 am

Seminole Springs Elementary School located at 26200 W. Huff Road, Eustis would like to invite you to attend the SAC meeting on November 4, 2014 at 3:30 pm in the Media Center. The SAC agenda will include the following topics: Veterans Day events, Thanksgiving food drive, Fall Festival report, class size compliance, review of the mission and vision statement. Please come join us.

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  • Leesburg Creates Online Resource for Downtown Streetscape Project

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 1:32 am

    The City of Leesburg has added a new section to its municipal website to provide the latest updates on downtown construction along Main Street. The new web page includes a project schedule, a roadway detour map, construction images, a video and a presentation to help explain the $3.8 million streetscape project. The city also will use the page for future press releases, meeting announcements and other information. Visit the web

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  • Assistance Offered for Veterans

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 1:31 am

    So many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they have earned. There is so much to know and so many changes from one year to the next. That is why the nonprofit DAV (Disabled American Veterans) and the Harley-Davidson Foundation have teamed up to offer help. The DAV Mobile Service Office will be at the Gator Harley-Davidson, 1745 US Highway 441, Leesburg, Florida, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.,

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Entertainment

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All GM Car Show at Vann Gannaway Chevrolet to Benefit Hospice

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 1:17 am

The 4th annual all GM show hosted by A Touch of Glass Corvette Club, Inc. at Vann Gannaway Chevrolet (2200 E. Burleigh Blvd – 441), will be held on Nov. 1st, from 10 AM – 2 PM rain or shine. Proceeds to benefit Cornerstone Hospice. Dash Plaques, door prizes, music by WJBJ’s Cruisin’ With the Classics, 50/50 drawing, silent auction, and food and ice cream vendor. This is a non-judged

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  • Eustis Live! Halloween

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 1:15 am

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    October 31, 2014 from 6 – 10 p.m. in Downtown Eustis, Ferran Park and the Eustis Historical Museum. Free Event. Vendors, live music performances, hayrides, pumpkin painting, costume contests for all ages, prizes and trick-or-treating. For event information please call: (352) 357-7969.

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  • Mount Dora in the Fall, Plein Air Paint Out and Exhibit

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 1:25 am

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    Plein Air painters of all skill levels are invited to paint scenic Mount Dora during the “Mount Dora in the Fall” en plein air paint out. The paint out begins on Friday, Nov. 7 and runs to Thursday, Nov 13. An artists’ reception follows at the Mount Dora Center for the Arts Gallery on Friday, Nov 14 from 6pm to 8pm. Two artists are featured during the exhibit.  Both have

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