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Eustis Elks Donate Turkeys

Posted on November 23, 2014 at 1:52 am

Eustis Heights Elementary gave away food baskets to needy families November 20th. The Eustis Elks Lodge volunteered to smoke turkeys here on our campus and wrapped them to give away with the food baskets. We greatly appreciate all of the help this great organization does for our homeless and needy families. Gabe Stewart was gracious enough to organize this for our needy families and TJ Platt and Bill Hall cooked

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Business Highlight

  • Mark’s Floors, Setting The Standard Of Quality For Over 37 Years

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 1:46 am

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    Family owned and operated, Mark’s Floors provides premium flooring solutions at competitive pricing. When shopping for a quality product, the Mark’s Floors team offers the largest collection of flooring options available in Lake County. You will find a wide selection of choices including tile, laminate, hardwood and carpeting.  The experience and close relationships with manufacturers allows Mark’s Floors to pass along its buying power, offering a very affordable price to

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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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Shop Local at the Lake County Farmers’ Market

Posted on November 23, 2014 at 1:51 am

Residents searching for the perfect, one-of-a-kind gift need to look no further than the Lake County Farmers’ and Flea Market, located at the Lake County Expo Center/Fairgrounds at 2101 County Road 452, Eustis. “Our vendors sell everything including local produce, plants, honey, baked goods, antiques, collectables, crafts, books, electronics, games, movies, housewares, clothing, musical instruments and much more,” said Expo Center/Fairgrounds Program Manager Cole Scharlau. “If you’re looking for it,

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  • Win an iPad Mini and Support Tavares Library

    Posted on November 21, 2014 at 3:03 pm


    The Friends of the Tavares Library are holding a raffle to raise funds in support of library programs. First prize is a 32gb iPad mini, second prize is $100 Wal-Mart gift card and third prize is a $50 Wal-Mart gift card. Tickets are $1 each and are on sale through Dec. 7 at the Tavares Library at 314 N. New Hampshire Ave. Drawing will be held following the Lake County

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  • Share a Cup of Coffee with Leesburg’s Police Officers

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 1:47 am


    The Leesburg Police Department invites you for a friendly cup of coffee and a great opportunity to meet your local officers. Coffee with a Cop is a new program to help build positive relationships within the community. The first get-together is planned from 7 to 9 a.m. Nov. 20 at Bloom’s Baking House and Restaurant, 610 W. Main St. in downtown Leesburg. Other dates will be scheduled in different venues

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Hickory Point Soccer Event Benefits Children

Posted on November 23, 2014 at 1:16 am

On December 29 – 31, the 19th Annual Hickory Point Soccer Invitational will be held at The Hickory Point Park in Tavares. Over 2,000 Florida residents will converge for the largest high school soccer tournament in the state of Florida. Nearly 500 high school athletes surrounded by their coaches, family, and friends will take the field for this three day tournament. This year all proceeds will benefit a non-profit For

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  • Park Rangers Invite Kids To Enjoy Free Children’s Activities

    Posted on November 21, 2014 at 3:06 pm


    Lake County Parks & Trails rangers are offering two upcoming educational events for children aimed at teaching them to safely appreciate the great outdoors. The “Living with Bears Activity for Kids” will be held from 10 – 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 28 at Paisley Community Park, 24956 County Road 42, Paisley. This event will teach children about the habits and activities of bears during the fall and winter seasons,

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  • Local Golfer Reaches Milestone at Age 96

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 1:30 am


    Sid Beckwith is what the golfing world refers to as an “age-shooter” which means their score for 18 holes is equal or less than their age. He first shot his age at 72. To put this into perspective for any non-golfers, some golfers never shoot a 72. This is the type of score that wins tournaments when recorded by young players, so to accomplish this in one’s 70’s is an

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Auxiliary Jewelry Sale

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 1:17 am

Florida Hospital Waterman Auxiliary will have a fundraising jewelry sale from 7am to 7pm Dec. 4 and from 7am to 4pm on Dec. 5, downstairs across from the hospital cafeteria. All jewerly pieces and accessories will be $5.00. Proceeds will go toward medical equipment for the hospital. The hospital is located on U.S. HWY 441 in Tavares. If you have any questions, please call Marty, fundraising chair, @FHW Auxiliary office.

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  • Audition Notice

    Posted on November 23, 2014 at 1:14 am

    The Last Night of Ballyhoo J. Scott Berry, Director of last season’s multi-award winning “The Little Foxes” is holding auditions for “The Last Night of Ballyhoo” Sunday December 6th and Monday December 7th at 7:00 p.m. at theatre. Audition packets are available from the theatre box office or via email from J. Scott .”The Last Night of Ballyhoo”, a charming comedy (sort of), by Alfred Uhry, calls for a

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  • Christmas Home Tour Benefits Students

    Posted on November 21, 2014 at 3:10 pm


    Come One Come All! The Mount Dora Christmas Home Tour Is NOW!! On Saturday and Sunday, December 6th and 7th, our Women’s Committee Of the Fine Arts in Mount Dora is hosting the annual event of six beautiful homes to bring you into the Holiday Spirit!! Tickets are $15 each and are good for all six homes and for both days. All money earned enables local high school students in

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East Lake County Library to host Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln Program

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 1:08 am

The East Lake County Library staff invites you to experience living history with Larry Elliot as President Abraham Lincoln and featuring Mary Elliot as Mary Todd Lincoln on Tuesday, December 9 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Enjoy history brought to life and learn the rest of the story. The Story of Our Lives in Contrast is a first person presentation of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, their lives from childhood,

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  • Holiday Show Performed by Famous Mac Frampton

    Posted on November 23, 2014 at 1:06 am


    Join us for a heartwarming homage to everybody’s favorite holiday music, sprinkled with great music for all seasons on Saturday, December 6th at 2 pm and 7:30 and Sunday, December 7th at 2 pm. Mac Frampton has played the huge arenas and the concert halls, soloed with the great orchestras, and released scores of recordings. Now, in the fullness of artistic maturity, after nearly four thousand performances worldwide, Mac Frampton

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  • Leesburg Partnership 2014 Holiday Concert Series

    Posted on November 21, 2014 at 3:04 pm


    Beginning Friday, Nov. 28 at the Leesburg Partnership Christmas Stroll on Main Street in Leesburg, the 2014 Holiday Concert Series will begin in Towne Square in front of City Hall. Then every Saturday up until Christmas, groups will perform on stage and share their talents with the community during the Saturday Morning Market hours. Friday, Nov. 28- -6pm Leesburg Dance Centre; 7 pm Dance Dynamix Saturday, Nov. 29–9 am Salvation

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