February 26 - March 4, 2015

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Clermont Boathouse Grand Opening
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Police Soccer tournament
Trail Extension Bridge Dedication
Edgar Negron of the Cycling Hub of Clermont, expresses excitement over the newly opened trail. The Cycling Hub worked with Chamber representative Shannon Hidalgo and the city to get Clermont recognized as a bike friendly city. Click the photo for more. (Photo by Mike Corradino)
south lake sluggersSouth Lake Sluggers 9U baseball team has an opening for shortstop/pitcher
The South Lake Sluggers 9u baseball team is currently looking for an advanced shortstop/pitcher to fill an open roster spot on the team. The team is based out of ...
Ryleigh PatienceRyleigh Patience's dream of meeting Dot Richardson was a wish come true
When a little girl from Independence Missouri made a wish she never dreamed it would lead her to Clermont, Florida, the "Choice of Champions." But 10 year old...
WeberCreate your own mission statement
and become a game changer at any age

I grew up in a family of medical professionals who believed it was important to be physically fit. They instilled the belief that you can become anything you...
Uncle Matt's Uncle Matt's Organic has
introduced three new juices

Uncle Matt's Organic, best known for their line of premium organic orange juices, has announced the launch of three new organic juices: Orange Turmeric,...
domestiqueDomestique offers decorating consulting along with furnishings
Step through Joan Woodruff's door at Domestique Home Furnishings & Decor, and you're greeted by everything from tasteful Victorian-looking furnishings to items...
sandspursSandspurs Circle of the Garden Club honors home on Lakeshore Drive
The Sandspurs Circle of the Clermont Garden Club has chosen the home and yard of Mr. & Mrs. Toth, located at 1069 West Lakeshore Drive, as the February Yard of ...
lights and ladders17th Annual Pig On The Pond will again host Mac n' Cheese Competition
The 17th Annual Pig on the Pond "For the Kids" Festival is once again offering their Mac n' Cheese Competition on Sunday, March 15 from noon to 6pm...
J.P. PerryJ.P. Perry adds music, family and community work to financial service
Local Edward Jones financial advisor, J.P. Perry, offers his personal touch along with full service financial planning including retirement plan strategies, 401k...
PFX 2015 Spring Fast Pitch Softball GamesOver 300 teams will play here
in the PFX 2015 Spring Games

The 2015 Spring Games, collegiate women's fast-pitch softball competitions hosted by PFX Athletics in Clermont, not only is setting a record for the number ...
chili cook off and tug of warPolice and fire departments split victory during the annual Chili-Tug
The Clermont Fire Department dragged the Clermont Police Department to defeat during the Second Annual Guns and Hoses Tug of War at the Farmers' Market...
sallie and jamesThe play "Sallie and James" will be held at Clermont's Historic Village
The South Lake County Historical Society would like to take you back to meet Clermont's first permanent African-American settlers by presenting the original...
Groveland Body CamsGroveland Police take another
leap forward in the use of technology

The Groveland Police Department took another step in the use of technology to help improve community service. Starting Sunday, March 1, the department...
bras for the causePlanning is underway for the annual "Bras for the Cause and Boxers, Too"
The Greater Clermont Cancer Foundation (GCCF) will be holding its 2015 Bras for the Cause (and Boxers Too) auction and fundraiser on April 25 at 7:30pm at the ...
Foundation Academy LionsFoundation Academy Lions start baseball year off with a 2-1 record
Foundation Academy baseball currently has a 2-1 record, while the softball has ended their winning streak. Both teams play CFCA at home on Friday, February 27. The...
reading to sydneyRead to Sydney joins Read Across America with book signing at mall
Students in Central Florida will join millions of their peers across the country to celebrate the sixteenth annual National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across...
Scates Hero of the monthReal Life Counseling Pastor Jeff Barnes is named Hero of the Month
Scates Realty & Investment Properties announced their most recent Homes for Heroes "Hero of the Month."  The award goes to Jeff Barnes, the Counseling Pastor from...
Sten Heinoja performsEstonian pianist to perform with Florida Lakes Symphony in Clermont
Twenty year old international pianist, Sten Heinoja from Estonia, will return this March 20 in Clermont, performing the Rachmaninov "Concerto No. 2."...
Lisa MattsTeacher rallies support to replace books lost to fire in her old school
When Lisa Matts, a second grade teacher at Lost Lake Elementary, learned that a fire had destroyed the main building and library of the elementary school she...
Ruff Rescue Online ActionRUFF Rescue needs your help
with donations for online auction

RUFF Rescue of Central Florida is seeking donations for their first online auction to run April 1 through April 15. Donations of art pieces, electronics, jewelry, books,...
congregation sinaiCongregation Sinai will celebrate
Bat Mitzvah with Kaylah Mack

Congregation Sinai will celebrate Bat Mitzvah with Kaylah Mack on March 7 at their house of worship. Mack is in 8th grade and says she loves acting, drawing, ...
Lake Minneola HawksLake Minneola's Hawks edge out Seabreeze in the Quarterfinals
The Lake Minneola Hawks edged out Seabreeze 68-67 in the Regional Quarterfinals held at Lake Minneola. The game brought the best out of the Hawks as they played...
boy scout troopBoy Scout Troop 551 gets a lesson
in world record setting exercises
I was delighted to be invited recently as a guest speaker for Troop 551 to talk about exercise and athletics. I started by talking about archery and explained about...
Friends of lake louisaFriends of Lake Louisa State Park
are planning Equine Poker Ride
The Friends of Lake Louisa State Park is hosting the Equestrian Poker Ride on Saturday, March 21 at the equestrian field at Lake Louisa State Park, located...
Summer Fish Camp At Scrub Jay TrailLearn to Fish Camp returns in June
to Scrub-Jay Trail for three sessions

The Florida Scrub-Jay Trail is offering a "Learn to Fish" summer camp for kids ages 9 to 15 this summer. Campers will be given their own rod, reel, and tackle...
SL Bass Angleers Feb tournamentSpangler reels in top bass at nine pounds in February tournament
The South Lake Bass Anglers weighed in 72.66 pounds of bass during their monthly tournament at the Winter Haven Chain of Lakes. The club had 19 members fish...
SLCS Spelling BeeSouth Lake public and private
schools vie for spelling honors

Students from 22 public and private schools in Lake County will compete next week in the 2015 Lake County Spelling Bee. The local competition is part of the 2015...
Duffy Student of the MonthTyler Duffy is named the student
of the month for February 2015

Lake Minneola High School's Tyler Duffy has been awarded the honor of Student of the Month for February 2015. The award is sponsored locally by the South...
Archery CompetitionFoundation Academy fifth grade archers walk away with trophies
Beginner boy and girl archers from kindergarten to grade five excelled at an advanced level to compete in the 240 point Archery-Exercise Competition held on Valentine's...
January's Gem of the HillsJessica Whitehouse is named the
Gem of the Hills for January 2015

Jessica Whitehouse has been named the January 2015 Gem of the Hills by the South Lake Chamber of Commerce. Whitehouse was born near Baltimore, ...

HSCAHealth Sciences Academy Partnership Signing will take place on March 3rd
A partnership between Lake-Sumter State College, South Lake Hospital, Lake County Schools, Montverde Academy, and University of Central Florida has been...
SLH ExpansionSouth Lake Hospital to open 18 additional beds to meet area needs
South Lake Hospital will open 18 additional inpatient beds in March as one of several expansion projects that are underway to allow the hospital to continue to meet...
Just For CookingEast meets South with pairing
of Mahi and Roasted Bok Choy

Spring is in the air. At least until it drops into the 30's again. The weather has been crazy. On these days when I don't know what season it is, I like to mix it up with a...
Ambassador of the yearEd White is honored by Chamber
as the Ambassador of the Year

Ed Whitehead has been named "Ambassador of the Year" at the annual Ambassadors Breakfast of the South Lake Chamber of Commerce. Whitehead was honored by...
Annual Golf TournamentCongregation Sinai will host
its 4th Annual Golf Tournament

Congregation Sinai will hold its 4th Annual Golf Tournament Saturday, March 14 Green Valley Golf Club between Groveland and Clermont. Registration...
World Police Soccer 7'sClermont plays host to second
annual World Police Soccer 7's

The three-day World Police Soccer 7's took place at the National Training Center soccer fields. It was a rare, world-class opportunity to see the Clermont Police pick...


 

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