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World Polio Day: Rotary Club Of Lake County Golden Triangle Fights To End Polio Worldwide

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:08 am

In honor of World Polio Day, which is widely recognized on 24 October, the Rotary Club of Lake County Golden Triangle is assisting at Mount Dora Scottish Highland Festival November 8th and on October 23 and 24th at Tavares Howlfest as part of Rotary’s 27-year mission to eradicate the crippling childhood disease polio. Members contribute funds to the PolioPlus mission year around through various fundraising events, including the annual Central

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Business Highlight

  • 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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  • 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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2015 Relay For Life of North Lake Kick-off Celebration

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:07 am

Come join us on Thursday, October 23rd at 7:00PM for a kick-off celebration to remember! The location is Cadwell Park in Umatilla. The address is 4 Cassady St Umatilla, FL. Our theme this year is Hawaiian or “Goodbye Cancer, Aloha Relay”! We will have a photo opportunity upon entry and will have great food and games! Feel free to dress up in your best coconut bra and grass skirt! We

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  • Political Hob Nob

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 1:05 am

    The General Elections are rapidly approaching and to prepare, Eustis High School and The Lake Eustis Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Political Hob Nob on Thursday, Oct. 23 at The Lake Eustis Area Chamber of Commerce Building located at 1520 S. Bay St., Eustis, Florida. The event will kick off at 5 p.m. and run until 8 p.m. Voters will have the opportunity to meet and speak

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  • Lake County Public Safety On Hand To Support Opening Ceremony Plantation Olympics

    Posted on October 19, 2014 at 1:18 am

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    Pictured from left: Lake County Public Safety Assistant Chief Jim Dickerson, Lake County Chief Deputy Peyton Grinnell and Lake County Sheriff Gary Borders Waving their neighborhood flags, residents ceremoniously jogged up the path to The Manor to the tune of the Rocky theme song to open the 23rd Annual Plantation Olympics on Monday, Oct. 6. The athletes were greeted and cheered on by dignitaries including Lake County Public Safety Assistant

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Sports

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Sponsors and Participants Sought for Angel Flight Southeast Golf Tournament

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:46 am

Angel Flight Southeast invites the community to participate in its upcoming 18th Annual Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Harper Family Charitable Foundation, to be held at Arlington Ridge Golf Club in Leesburg, on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2014. For the second year in a row, the Harper Family Charitable Foundation is the title sponsor of the golf tournament, one of Angel Flight Southeast’s signature fundraisers. Angel Flight Southeast coordinates approximately

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  • Cornerstone Hospice Memorial Golf Scramble

    Posted on October 18, 2014 at 1:32 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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  • LSSC Alumni Association Monster Dash 5K Family Fun Run

    Posted on October 17, 2014 at 1:21 am

    The Lake-Sumter State College Alumni Association will host the 2nd Annual Monster Dash on Saturday, October 25 beginning at 8 a.m. with a warm-up at 7:30 a.m. The run/walk will be around Silver Lake behind the college. Registration is from 7-7:45 a.m. The entry fee is $25 and $30 day of race. Don’t forget to wear your costumes or race with a team. Participants will receive a T-shirt and goodie

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Lifestyles

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Fall Used Book & Paperback Sale

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:38 am

Calling all book lovers, thrifty shoppers and everyone else – come to The Fall Used Book & Paperback Sale sponsored by the Friends of the Library on Saturday, November 8 from 9:00am to 5:00pm. There will be a special preview sale for members of the Friends of the Library on Friday, April 25 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. If you are not a member of the Friends of the Library, Mount

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  • Mount Dora Center for the Arts

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 1:35 am

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    New Class Schedule The second session of fall classes will begin October 27th at the Mount Dora Center for the Arts. Offerings include oil and acrylic painting, watercolor, clay, zendoodle and drawing. There is space available in the Kate Carney Oil Painting Workshop on December 13 and the Art Experience classes for kids and teens in clay and drawing. The class schedule is available on line at www.mountdoracenterforthearts.org or in

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  • Crochet for Charity

    Posted on October 19, 2014 at 1:34 am

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    Yarn is wanted and needed for our group to continue making baby items for charity; also, to make lap blankets, shawls and chemo hats for organizations. Please call – Gifted Hands Marsha 352 326-2348 Rose    352 435-7978 In November we will be taking over 24 blankets and over 60 amputee arm/leg covers to the VA Hospital in the Tampa area. Also 38 hats will go to the Knights of Columbus

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Entertainment

Variety Show to Benefit Hospice

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:44 am

Women for Hospice presents “An Evening with Margi and Friends” on Friday, November 21, 2014 at the Mount Dora Community Building. The variety show will feature comedy, dance, music and much more. The entertainers are local and often perform together. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the curtain is at 7:30 pm. Tickets are general admission and are $25 each or $22.50 for groups of 10 or more. Call 352-323-8364

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  • West-Mutt-Ster Dog Show

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 1:40 am

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    The Humane Society of Lake County presents West-Mutt-Ster – the 11th annual dog show to be held Sunday, November 9, 2014 at Ferran Park in Downtown Eustis – from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Bring your dog – mixed or purebred for a fun dog show. Great for the entire family! There will be competitive events including best kisser, best costume, best owner/dog look alike, best trick, most unusual looking,

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  • Cruise-In at Mason Jar

    Posted on October 19, 2014 at 1:40 am

    Join us the first Saturday of every month from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the Mason Jar for a cruise in. Lots of fun, including a 50/50 drawing and cash prizes. The address is 37534 State Road 19, Umatilla.

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