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Yearly Archives: 2015

Singled Out!

Singled Out!

Our first-ever Style Singles was a good race (our readers cast more than 21,000 votes!); one with laughter, a few happy tears, and a Macklemore-esque fur coat! They’ve charmed us with dazzling smiles and good humor, but also with their heart for benevolence. We are very pleased and quite proud to present Lake and Sumter’s top singles. Most Eligible Bachelorette Shelley Graham Registered Nurse, Florida…
SALUTÉ: A lesson in Beaujolais

SALUTÉ: A lesson in Beaujolais

Since mid-November, store shelves have been filled with Beaujolais Nouveau, but there’s more to this wine than many people realize. If you are a wine drinker, chances are you’ll receive a bottle of Beaujolais Nouveau for Christmas. The colorful labels jump out from among the hundreds of other wine bottles on store shelves, and special displays beckon buyers with very affordable prices, usually about $8…
Positivity Attracts

Positivity Attracts

Too often we are bombarded with negative news. The negativity weighs us down. In the spirit of the holiday season, here are some random acts of kindness – so that the positivity can lift us up (and hopefully trickle out). STORIES: Michelle Clark+Leigh Neely+John Sotomayor  PHOTOS: Fred Lopez+Provided by Shannon and Cameron Carlyle Hannah Madison It Starts With A Spark Sometimes all it takes is…
It’s all about the children—The Children of the Forest

It’s all about the children—The Children of the Forest

“There’s this 13-year-old girl whose family took off with her because she got pregnant,” Pastor David Houck said. “Nobody knows who the father is but rumor has it, it’s her brother. So they took off to avoid the authorities. In this neighborhood we’ve had 11-year-olds who’ve given birth—11-year-olds.” Several years ago, Villager JoAn Suttle heard similar stories from Pastor David about at-risk children living in…
National Hard Candy Day is December 19!

National Hard Candy Day is December 19!

Remember that stuff you used to chisel out of Grandma’s candy dish? It has been around a long time (possibly in the same candy dish). It first became popular in the 17th century as a treat for the wealthy. The idea caught on and by the mid-1800s, there were more than 400 companies manufacturing it. In 2013, Werther’s Original was the best-selling brand with Jolly…
Raising An Army

Raising An Army

This is the church, this is the steeple, open it up to help all the people. The Salvation Army’s new building may ‘do the most good’ for our community. “Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.” —The Salvation Army mission statement Organizations come from a desire to meet a specific need, to…
Beacon Of Delight

Beacon Of Delight

Lighthouse Point Bar & Grille beckons your patronage, again and again. The enormous lighthouse, New England design, and lakeshore location draws people in. The food and ambiance at Lighthouse Point Bar & Grille keeps people coming back. I had the pleasure of lunching at Lighthouse Point on a picture perfect day. The restaurant was lively but the wait was short. The nautical décor complimented the…
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