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Vendor Spaces Available for Dog Show

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 1:55 am

We are gearing up for our 11th Annual WestMuttster Dog show. This year it will be held on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 downtown Eustis, in Ferran Park.  We are looking for vendors to participate at our show. There will be a $10 fee per space for any 501(c)3 non profit organization or rescue, all other vendors will be $40 per space. Proof of liability insurance is required.  Call  Angie at

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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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Bless Your Pets For Their Unconditional Love

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:48 am

Saint Edward’s Episcopal Church in Mount Dora invites you to come and have your pets blessed on October 5th at 1:00 pm. The event is celebrated in remembrance of St. Francis of Assisi’s “love of all creatures.” It is truly an uplifting, spiritual and happy occasion for you and your pets. Father Ed Bartle, Rector looks forward to greeting your pets and blessing each and every one. Saint Edward’s is

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  • Lake County’s Adopt-a-Lake Program Seeks Photos for its 2015 Calendar

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 1:42 am


    The Lake County Adopt-a-Lake Program is seeking photographs of county lakes for its 2015 Adopt-a-Lake Calendar, which is now in its sixth year of production. A panel of volunteers will independently rate the submitted photographs to choose the semi-finalists. Once whittled down to a select group of photos, online voting will be opened to the public on the Adopt-a-Lake webpage at The top 14 photos will be chosen for

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  • Learn, Have Fun At Florida Black Bear & Wildlife Conservation Festival

    Posted on September 28, 2014 at 1:40 am


    Come to the festival where the fun includes learning about Florida black bears, which can smell food a mile away, reach an average of 400 pounds if male, and chow down on 20,000 calories a day during fall. The 15th annual Florida Black Bear & Wildlife Conservation Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 11 in Umatilla. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is one of the festival’s many

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Calling all Volunteers for Miles for Meals 8K/5K

Posted on September 28, 2014 at 1:13 am

This year the Miles for Meals 8K/5K and Kids Fun Run is on Saturday, October 11th starting at 7:30am. The event benefits Buses n Backpacks. Great fun for the whole family with cool t-shirts and finisher medals. A free kids fun run (the kids will also get a finisher medal), dance party and other fun post race festivities will also be part of the excitement of the morning. Please join

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  • 8th Annual Oakley Seaver Golf Tournament

    Posted on September 26, 2014 at 4:12 pm

    The Kiwanis Club of Clermont will be sponsoring its 8th annual Oakley Seaver Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, October 10, 2014 at the Legends Golf & Country Club at 1700 Legendary Blvd., Clermont, and will have a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Any hole-in-one wins a new car, compliments of Headquarter Honda! Proceeds from this event provide four year scholarships to deserving high school seniors. For additional information please contact Harold

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  • Equine Obstacle Trail Challenge

    Posted on September 25, 2014 at 1:58 am


    Presented by The Friends of Lake Louisa State Park, this event will be held Saturday, October 18, 2014. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at Lake Louisa State Park, 7305 Hwy 27, Clermont, FL 34714. The course consists of 5 miles, 10 obstacles, and a great way to spend your day. Come test yourselves on our course. There will be food, fun, and a costume contest at 2 p.m. at the

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Pet of the Week!

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 1:01 am

Hello everyone, my name is Belle. I am a 2 year old, female, medium sized, lab mix. I am a very sweet, loving girl. I very much enjoy going for walks with my friends here at the shelter. I also love running in the yard with my toys. My favorite thing, however, is taking a dip in the little pool. I do great with children, but would be best as

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  • Republican Women’s Club

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:01 am

    The Lake Federated Republican Women’s Club will meet Wednesday, October 8th, at the Tavares Civic Center, 100 E. Caroline Street, Tavares. Sign in is at 11:30 a.m.; Lunch is catered by Emilianna’s and will be served at 12:00 noon.  Our guest speaker will be Mr. Mike Levine, Chairman of the Lake County Republican Party.  He will be speaking about the importance of getting out and voting in the upcoming election. 

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  • Shay Is Here To Make Your Day!

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 1:59 am


    Hello! My name is Shay and not so long ago I was found running around loose with no home to call my own. I have no idea what happened to my family, and all attempts to find them were in vain. I was rescued by Houndhaven, and they felt it was probably for the best that I came to stay with them for a while since I wasn’t in the

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Fall Festival and Book Sale at East Lake Library

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 1:04 am

The Friends of the East Lake County Library is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping the library enhance their collection of materials for use by the community and its readers as well as support programs offered by the library for children and adults. We are planning our 15th Annual Fall Festival Book Sale, Bake Sale and chance drawing to benefit the library on Saturday, October 18, from 10 a.m. until

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  • Snowbirds Welcome Dance

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:03 am


    Autumn brings the snowbirds back to Florida, and USA Dance is happy to see them return. A dance sponsored by USA Dance 6106 Lake-Sumter Counties chapter will be held Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 7 p.m. in Leesburg. Music is by Ray the DJ. A lesson in Cha Cha will be given by certified dance instructor, Ray Gardner. A free lesson is given at 7 p.m. followed by general ballroom

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  • Pancake Breakfast

    Posted on September 28, 2014 at 1:57 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, October 4.  $5 adults & $2 kids.  7101 Wright Avenue, Tangerine (Mount Dora).  Information:  407-592-8096.

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