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Fall Used Book & Paperback Sale

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 3:54 pm

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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Business Highlight

  • Tod Howard A Proven Leader

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 1:46 am

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    Paid political advertisement Now is not the time to gamble with the future of Lake County Schools by electing an unproven leader. When Tod Howard was elected 4 years ago, Lake County Schools was half a billion dollars in debt and facing massive funding cuts. Technology infrastructure was non-existent. The phone system was so outdated Lake County Schools had to purchase parts off ebay. Students were graduating without the skills

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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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Osprey Lodge Salutes Our Veterans

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 4:02 pm

On Veterans Day, Osprey Lodge Assisted Living and Memory Care of Tavares is planning a Salute to Our Veterans, and the public is invited to attend. The day will begin with a breakfast buffet. All area veterans who come in uniform or bring a photo of themselves in their dress uniform will be treated to a free breakfast buffet, prepared by Osprey Lodge’s executive chef’s team, and served from 8am

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  • A Spark of Leadership Inspires Leesburg School Students

    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 1:07 am

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    There’s no place like home. That’s the idea of the Spark Community Leadership Program from the Leesburg Area Chamber of Commerce that encourages local students to get involved in the community and to consider this area as a great place to live and work. The first group of participants – 30 juniors and seniors from Leesburg High School – gathered Monday at the Warren W. Willis United Methodist Camp on

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  • Tavares Pavilion on the Lake Opens to Large Crowds

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 1:04 am

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    The City of Tavares wishes to thank all of the residents and visitors who took part in the grand opening celebration of the Tavares Pavilion on the Lake on October 11, 2014. The $6.3 million facility had attracted significant interest throughout the construction process and on the day of its grand opening large crowds of visitors arrived to participant in the historic city event.  The official red ribbon was cut

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Sports

Faith Varsity Soccer Takes Home TCCL Championship

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 8:19 am

The Faith Lutheran Varsity Soccer team won the Tri-County Christian League soccer Championship in a tournament held at Faith. As the number 1 seed, the Crusaders earned a bye to the semi-final round. In the semi-final matchup, the Crusaders were able to defeat St. Paul’s Catholic from Leesburg 3-0. Faith got 2 goals from Dylan Michaels, while Jack Hopkins tallied the 3rd. With the victory, the Crusaders advanced to the

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  • Lake County Soccer Club News

    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 1:37 am

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    Registration is now open for 2014 winter 3v3 championship Lake County Soccer Club is offering a 3v3 winter Friday night soccer league at Hickory Point Recreational Facility. These small sided games offer a lot of quick action, good skill practice with plenty of touches on the soccer ball and helps develop player’s tactical awareness and skills. League is open to ages 4-16. The fee for the winter 3v3 program is

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  • Montverde Academy Soccer Tournament Scheduled

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 1:35 am

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    The 4th Annual Montverde Academy Soccer Tournament (MAST) will be held January 15-17, 2015. MAST will be live streaming the games on our Montverde.tv site (PPV) so that families and college coaches can see players and teams. A Facebook page (3rd Annual Montverde Academy Soccer Tournament) and Twitter @MontverdeMAST have also been reactivated to help everyone keep up to date with the latest news and information related to the nationally

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Lifestyles

Leesburg Elementary Winter Coat Drive

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 4:12 pm

No child should be without a coat this winter. Coats can be new or used, but clean and in good condition. We will also accept donations of sweaters, hoodies, or fleece zip-up jackets. Drop off location: Leesburg Elementary – 8:00am-3:00pm, October 27th – November 21st and December 1st- December 19th. If you have any questions please contact: Brandie King, Family/School Liaison, 352-365-6308.

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  • Seminole Springs SAC Meeting

    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 1:14 am

    Seminole Springs Elementary School located at 26200 W. Huff Road, Eustis would like to invite you to attend the SAC meeting on November 4, 2014 at 3:30 pm in the Media Center. The SAC agenda will include the following topics: Veterans Day events, Thanksgiving food drive, Fall Festival report, class size compliance, review of the mission and vision statement. Please come join us.

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  • Leesburg Creates Online Resource for Downtown Streetscape Project

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 1:32 am

    The City of Leesburg has added a new section to its municipal website to provide the latest updates on downtown construction along Main Street. The new web page includes a project schedule, a roadway detour map, construction images, a video and a presentation to help explain the $3.8 million streetscape project. The city also will use the page for future press releases, meeting announcements and other information. Visit the web

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Entertainment

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Taste of Golden Triangle

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 4:22 pm

The Lake Eustis Area Chamber of Commerce and the Tavares Chamber of Commerce are excited to announce our inaugural “Taste of Golden Triangle” event on Thursday, Nov. 13. The event will take place at the Eustis Elks Lodge located at 2540 Dora Ave. in Tavares from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This event is an opportunity to showcase our restaurant and catering business Chamber members, as well as market other

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  • All GM Car Show at Vann Gannaway Chevrolet to Benefit Hospice

    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 1:17 am

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    The 4th annual all GM show hosted by A Touch of Glass Corvette Club, Inc. at Vann Gannaway Chevrolet (2200 E. Burleigh Blvd – 441), will be held on Nov. 1st, from 10 AM – 2 PM rain or shine. Proceeds to benefit Cornerstone Hospice. Dash Plaques, door prizes, music by WJBJ’s Cruisin’ With the Classics, 50/50 drawing, silent auction, and food and ice cream vendor. This is a non-judged

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  • Eustis Live! Halloween

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 1:15 am

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    October 31, 2014 from 6 – 10 p.m. in Downtown Eustis, Ferran Park and the Eustis Historical Museum. Free Event. Vendors, live music performances, hayrides, pumpkin painting, costume contests for all ages, prizes and trick-or-treating. For event information please call: (352) 357-7969.

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