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Hazardous Waste Collection In Umatilla

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 1:04 am

The Lake County Solid Waste Division is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of toxic materials in a safe and environmentally sensitive way at an upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection event. The county’s Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit will be available from 9 a.m. – noon on Thursday, Oct. 23 in the parking lot adjacent to the Umatilla Fire Department, located at 1 Cassidy St., Umatilla. Representatives will be on-hand

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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


All GM Car Show at Vann Gannaway Chevrolet to Benefit Hospice

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 1:15 am

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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  • 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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Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championships

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 1:47 am

One of three USA Triathlon events that will comprise the inaugural 2014 women’s collegiate triathlon season will include the Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championships, to be held at Lake Louisa State Park in Clermont on Nov. 2. The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) named South Lake as a “Runner Friendly Community.” The designation was given to only four communities nationwide last year. The races will feature a 750-meter swim,

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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


    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 Announces Distinguished Alumni & Hall of Fame Inductees

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 1:45 am

The Lake-Sumter State College Foundation, Inc. and the LSSC Alumni Association hosted their third Annual Distinguished Alumni & LSSC Hall of Fame celebration. This event marked its place in LSSC history with over 200 in attendance including local and state officials, community and business members, current and former faculty and staff members, students and LSSC Alumni. The event was emceed by Congressman Daniel Webster, who has been a longtime friend

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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


    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 or in

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Stained Glass Window Tours

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 1:53 am

For centuries beautiful stained glass windows have brought an atmosphere of peace and calm to cathedrals and churches in Europe and the United States and lately all over the world. First United Methodist Church of Mount Dora is fortunate to have 27 beautiful stained glass windows in its sanctuary but they are not the first ones the congregation had. In 1885, the Ladies Aid raised money to put stained glass

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  • 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


    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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