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Want to be in a music video?

Posted on April 25, 2015 at 1:25 am

Eustis’ very own Michael Ray will be filming a scene for his music video “Kiss You in the Morning” in Downtown Eustis on Magnolia Ave. (in front of 1884) on Monday, April 27th from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. We need a couple of hundred people to come out and be a part of the street party! Plan to be outside the whole time… We’re so proud that Michael Ray is

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Business Highlight

  • Mohawk Names Mark’s Flooring Center Colorcenter Retailer Of The Year

    Posted on December 31, 2014 at 1:22 am

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    At its 2015 Solutions Convention, Mohawk announced the winners of the company’s National Retailer of the Year awards, which recognizes the top-performing retailers in the company’s ColorCenter aligned retailer program. Minneola, Florida-based Mark’s Flooring Center was named ColorCenter Retailer of the Year. Owner Mark Compston was recognized before industry leaders and retailer peers at the prestigious Mohawk aligned retailer gala in Orlando, Florida. “Under the leadership of Mark Compston, Mark’s

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  • Lake County Business Opportunity Center

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 1:28 am

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    What is the Business Opportunity Center (BOC) Program? The Lake County Business Opportunity Center Program was established to provide training, one-on-one consulting and incubation services to new and existing entrepreneurs in the county. The program is designed to support the growth and development of these businesses regardless of size or industry. Anyone who owns a business or is interested in a starting a business can participate by taking a class,

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Local News


Tea & History at the Museum

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 10:54 am

Tea & History is offered on the third Friday of each month from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Mount Dora History Museum. This event is open to the public. For $5 you can have hot tea and the fresh baked goods of the day with intensive conversation about Mount Dora History. Reservations are not required at this time. The Mount Dora History Museum is at 450 Royellou Lane

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  • Benefit For American Wounded Warriors

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 1:13 am

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    Dancin’ Ballroom & Stage Arts Center presents a benefit for American Wounded Warriors Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 5pm to 8pm. All proceeds will go to the Wounded Warrior Project. Donations are 100% tax-deductible, minimum of $25. We will be dancing to the music of Gene Martin & Friends. Wine & cheese available. There will be general dancing, show & professional exhibitions and vocal performances. For reservations call 352-319-6767. Dancin’

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  • Apopka Garden and Art Festival

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 1:27 am


    Spring has sprung and there are art festivals all around the area.  These festivals are good but they all offer one thing-art.  The Apopka Woman’s Club and the City of Apopka offer a very different kind of festival.  They have combined the usual art festival with foliage to make a very special and unusual festival held in the beautiful  Kit Land Nelson Park in downtown Apopka on April 25th and

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10th Annual Orlando 5K VisionWalk

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 11:46 am

The 10th annual Orlando 5K VisionWalk will be held at Cypress Grove Park on Sunday, May 3 as the Foundation Fighting Blindness continues the tradition that started in Orlando. Join hundreds touched by vision loss as they rally together in the fight to end blindness. With a goal of raising $110,000 adding to the $1 million already raised in Orlando alone. Funds directly support promising gene therapy, stem cell, and

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  • AMH Construction Super Kids Classic

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 1:04 am

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    March 28th, CMBCR held their first annual Super Kids event. We had 26 special needs children from around the area. The children and families were excited to participate in this event. Many months of planning and a lot of help from the community made this event special for the super kids. AMH Construction sponsored the event. We also had help from the following businesses in the area: Little Anthony’s of

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  • Puttin’ Fore Paws Golf Tournament Benefit SLAL

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 1:57 am

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    Help homeless animals in our community by participating in South Lake Animal League’s Puttin’ Fore Paws Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Green Valley Country Club. Registration, check-in and breakfast begin at 7:30 a.m. followed by an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. There will be prizes for closest-to-the-pin and longest drive as well as an auction, raffles, and a 50/50.  Lunch will be served following the tournament. Sponsorship opportunities

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AARP Smart Driver Class

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 10:58 am

The AARP Driver Safety Program’s Smart Driver Course for 2015 helps participants refine their skills and develop safer and smarter driving habits. This 6 hour curriculum has been developed to assist Senior Drivers to continue driving safely as they age. Upon completion of the course, Florida drivers 50 or older may be eligible for insurance discounts. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members, which includes workbooks

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  • EAA Hosts BSA at Leesburg International Airport

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 1:08 am


    It may sound like alphabet soup but what it means is that the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 534 hosted the Boy Scouts of America Lake District at an Aviation Campout at the Leesburg International Airport in Leesburg March 27-29, 2015. The purpose of this event was to help local Boy Scouts pass the requirements for the Aviation Merit Badge. Forty five scouts and twenty of their adult leaders set up

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  • Simply Married

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 1:47 am


    Tavares Pavilion on the Lake Offers Alternative to Courthouse Weddings The City of Tavares is very happy to announce that a new wedding service, “Simply Married”, is now being offered at the Tavares Pavilion on the Lake at 200 S. Disston Avenue, in Wooton Park. “Simply Married” offers a unique alternative to traditional courthouse weddings, inviting couples who opt for a short, simple ceremony the use of the City’s newest

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Howey Garden Club Meeting

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 10:57 am

The Howey-in-the-Hills Garden and Civic Club will hold their May luncheon meeting on Monday, May 4th at the Mission Inn Resort at 10:30 a.m. Featured will be Donna Goodwin of Goodwin Orchids who will speak on the culture of vandaceous orchids and will bring orchids for display and sale.  Also participating at this meeting will be Kevin Jenness, of Peddler’s Wagon in Eustis, who will demonstrate how to create a

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  • Call to Artists

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 1:52 am

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    The Art Stroll is planning a Mother’s Day Arts and Crafts Market for our May event.  Here is another great opportunity to show and sell your work to our community.  The deadline to participate is May 1st for the May 8th Stroll.  Sign up now!  Please email us at to secure a location to set up.   If you haven’t already, send us your contact information, a little about your

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  • Tasting Gala at Mount Dora High School

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 1:50 am

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    The 7th Annual Tasting Gala drew a crowd to Mount Dora High School in 2014 Mount Dora High School’s culinary arts and architectural drafting students are excited to present the 8th annual Tasting Gala on Saturday, May 2, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Mount Dora High School Cane Café. Attendees will view a unique display of restaurant designs while enjoying chefs’ specialties created and demonstrated by MDHS

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