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Tavares Pavilion on the Lake Black Tie Gala – Tickets Now on Sale

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:42 am

Come join the party! The Tavares Pavilion on the Lake is nearing completion and plans are well underway for a very special grand opening event. The Black Tie Gala, October 11, 2014, 4:30pm to 10:00pm, will showcase this spectacular facility, and its unique amenities. The formal, black tie evening will include a cocktail hour, entertainment, champagne toast, sumptuous dinner, dancing, and VIP seating for the fireworks and the Atlanta Rhythm

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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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Local News


Give A Home to A Deployed Sailor’s Dog!

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:49 am

Cooper is LCAS Dog of the Week! Every good dog deserves a good home, but maybe none more than Cooper. This house-trained gentleman was well-loved when he was dropped off at the shelter by his owner, a Navy Sailor who was on the verge of deployment. Cooper is a 4-year-old shepherd mix who loves car rides and is good with other dogs, cats and children. He is neutered, up-to-date with

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  • School Supply Poker Run

    Posted on September 1, 2014 at 1:48 am

    Sponsored by Race Boat Russ and the Adventure in Boating Website Russ (known for his successful Toys for Tots boat tours collecting toys for the marines Toys for Tots organization) is now teaming up with Paul and Merri Bekemeyer of the site to collect school supplies benefiting the Hope Charter School in central Florida. This event will take place on the beautiful Lake Harris chain of lakes in Lake

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  • Political Trivia Contest Challenged Contestants’ Knowledge

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 4:46 pm


    Those who participated in the Political Trivia Contest hosted by the South Lake Democratic Club were given the opportunity to display their political acumen in a fun, friendly environment.  The event was held on Saturday, August 16, from 1-4 PM at the Clermont Arts and Recreation Center, 3700 South Highway 27, Clermont.  Winners were awarded prizes and received praise from their fellow contestants. The event also featured a buffet, door

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Boating Safety Course

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 4:58 pm

The Harris Chain Sail and Power Squadron (a unit of the United States Power Squadrons) and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Marine Unit will be holding an all day session entitled America’s Boating Course. Introduction to boating, boating law, safety equipment, safe boating, navigation, on-the-water problems, trailering, VHF radio communications, water-skiing, river boating and personal watercraft are all topics that will be included. The class will start promptly at 8:00AM

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  • Boating for a Purpose

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    The time has come for back to school ready or not here it comes.  My hubby and son spent the day Sunday at the lake.  They got up early and went to their favorite swimming lake, Lake Butler. If you don’t head out early you miss out on a parking spot and it was busy. I was home as I wanted things ready for back to school as I work

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  • Tee Off to Support Student Athletes

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:21 am


    Get out your golf clubs and tee off to support the LSSC student athletes. The Lake-Sumter State College Foundation, Inc. and Athletic Department will be hosting its 16th Annual Golf Classic at Arlington Ridge Golf Course on Friday, September 19, 2014. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $125 per golfer and includes a fun-filled day of golf, a custom golf shirt,

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Pancake Breakfast

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:55 am

The Tangerine Improvement Society will be holding an “all-you-can-eat” pancake & French toast breakfast including sausage, eggs, juice & coffee from 8 to 10 am on Saturday, September 6. $5 adults & $2 kids.  7101 Wright Avenue, Tangerine (Mount Dora). Information:  407-592-8096.

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  • East Lake Historical Society

    Posted on August 30, 2014 at 1:52 am

    The East Lake Historical Society will have its 6th Annual Membership Meeting and Program on Monday, September 8th at 7:00 PM. The meeting will take place at the Museum located at 24005 Sorrento Avenue in Sorrento, at the intersection of SR 46 and CR437S. The doors will be open at 6:00 am. So come early and browse around through the many rooms at the Society so you can familiarize yourself

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  • Meet Pogo – Pet of the Week

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 4:51 pm


    Hello everyone, my name is Pogo. I am a 3 year old, female, medium mix. I am a very loving, playful girl. I quite enjoy going for nice long walks and running in the yard. I am very proud of my large collection of stuffies and am usually happy to show them to you. I would make a fabulous family dog. I get along great with other dogs and children.

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Tavares Chamber Business of the Year Gala

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:54 am

The Tavares Chamber of Commerce 2014 Business of the Year Gala will be held at Lake Receptions Thursday, September 11, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Musical entertainment by Jim Rast. Lake Receptions is located at 4425 Hwy 19A in Mount Dora. Sponsorships and corporate tables available. Tickets on sale now for $55 per person. Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 352.343.2531 or purchase online at

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  • Lake County Ladies Chorus

    Posted on August 30, 2014 at 1:53 am

    The Lake County Ladies Chorus, will meet at 9:15 A.M. on September 4 at the First United Methodist Church in Eustis to begin rehearsals for the holiday season.  Concerts will be presented in late November and early December. Members of the chorus, which has been in existence since 1953, come from all over Lake County and enjoy entertaining at retirement communities, assisted living facilities, clubs, and other community events.  Music

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  • Gaming Night at the Library

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 4:53 pm

    Thursday, September 4th, 5-7PM – Get ready for excellent gaming on our XBox360, PS3 & Wii. No registration required– just come ready to have a great time. Elementary Gaming (1st-5th grade) is from 5-6PM, and Teen Gaming (6th grade & up) is from 6-7PM. The library is located at 120 N. Center Street.  For more information about this and all of our children and teen programs, please call Ms. Lauren

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