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City of Eustis Gearing Up for 27th Annual Light Up Celebration

Posted on November 27, 2014 at 1:39 am

On Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, the City of Eustis will host its 27th Annual Light Up Eustis Celebration in Downtown from 5 – 9 p.m. with the ceremony beginning at 6 p.m. The event, sponsored by the City of Eustis and the Lake Eustis Area Chamber of Commerce, will include live music and entertainment, food trucks, vendors and a visit by Santa and Mrs. Claus with a free souvenir photo

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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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Local News

LSSC Reaches 75% Fundraising Goal

Posted on November 27, 2014 at 1:59 am

The Lake-Sumter State College Foundation, Inc. kicked off their 2014 Annual Campaign: Changing Lives…Building Futures on September 10th with the goal to raise $250,000. “The Changing Lives and Building Futures campaign goes far beyond raising funds, it’s a broader goal to help establish a stronger culture of giving that affords more opportunities for the students of LSSC,” said Rosanne Brandeburg, Executive Director. With the help of the community, faculty and

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  • 11th Annual Toy Run

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 1:56 am

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    Several motorcycle organizations and sponsors are coming together on December 6th, to host the 11th Annual TOY RUN and Event benefiting the Salvation Army and Lake/Sumter County Foster Parent Association! For the past 10 years the Lake County United Motorcyclist Association, Inc. has proudly contributed more than $225,000! With your help this could be the largest contribution so far! All motorcyclists are welcome to join the 11th ANNUAL TOY RUN.

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  • Eustis Elks Donate Turkeys

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:54 am

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    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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Sports

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Tryouts for Travel Baseball Team

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:25 am

Chaos Baseball Club, together with Turn2 Training (coaches Brian Dempsey and Randy Pundsack) is hosting tryout camp for 11U, 12U and 13U December 5th, 6th and 7th. The season is December through February and includes 20+ game winter wood bat game schedule, indoor gym, indoor batting cages and field practices. There will be double headers and round robins and additional development programs. Uniform and team bat bag included. Try out

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  • Hickory Point Soccer Event Benefits Children

    Posted on November 23, 2014 at 1:16 am

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    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

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    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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Lifestyles

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Free Event

Posted on November 27, 2014 at 1:21 am

Seven Powerful Ways to Market on a Shoestring Budget This event is for pastors, ministry leaders, business owners and non profit organizations who want insider secrets used by the high priced ad agencies.  You will learn low cost techniques that will produce high impact results and get your brand, message or ministry heard above the noise resulting in greater exposure. The event will be held November 29, 2014 from 11:00

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  • Seminole Springs SAC Meeting

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 1:05 am

    Seminole Springs Elementary School located at 26200 W. Huff Road, Eustis would like to invite you to attend the SAC meeting on December 2nd at 3:30 pm in our Media Center. The SAC agenda will include the following topics: Upcoming assessments, review of Curriculum Night and calendar review. Please come join us.

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  • GFWC Mount Dora Woman’s Club, Inc.

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:20 am

    Organized 1919 • Federated 1926 • A 501(C)(3)Non-Profit Organization Looking for members with the following interests: Art contests, scholarships, Operation Shoebox, school volunteering, domestic violence, Wounded Veterans Project, Lake Cares Food Bank volunteers, ESO Book Club, Canine Companion for Independence, support for W.T. Bland Public Library, Deliver the Difference, tree plantings, Wreaths Across America. Meetings: First Wednesday of the month at 12 noon, October through May at the Country Club

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Howey Christmas Festival

Posted on November 27, 2014 at 1:15 am

The town of Howey-in-the-Hills will have their annual Christmas Festival December 12th (5:00-10:00 p.m.) and 13th (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) in Griffin Park located at the intersection of Lakeshore Blvd. and Central Avenue. Friday features the lighted boat parade, non-stop musical entertainment with a “time machine” dance party, DJ contest open to area high school students and announcing of the winner of the “Light-Up-Howey” contest. Saturday includes cookie bake-off

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  • “Caligari” Fine-art Piano Performance

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 1:12 am

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    Modernism Museum Mount Dora and Main Street Leasing present an intimate evening of jazz and holiday standards by internationally acclaimed performers Per and Tamara Danielsson. This year’s concert – “Christmas on the Caligari” – is slated for December 6 at 7:00pm. Jazz pianist Per Danielsson will perform on the Museum’s Wendell Castle- “Caligari” Piano. The one-of-a-kind piano, part of the Steinway Art Case Collection has been at the center of

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  • “It’s Christmas In Mount Dora”

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:10 am

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    Saint Edward’s Episcopal Church invites you to their annual Holiday Pops  Concert with The Mount Dora Jazz Orchestra. Join us to sing and hum along or just sit back and enjoy Christmas pop tunes from Harry Connick, Jr., Count Basie, Mel Torme, Les Brown and other favorites under the direction of Ted Innes. You will not want to miss it, and it’s free. All we ask is a faith offering

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