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June 27, 2017

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Kids can make fish prints at museum’s gyotaku workshop

Kids can make fish prints at museum’s gyotaku workshop

Future Picassos can have fun and also learn about art during the Gyotaku Workshop for Kids. The event, for children ages 5-10, is scheduled from 11am-noon Saturday, July 22, at Modernism Museum Mount Dora, 145 E. 4th Ave. Gyotaku is a form of “nature printing” that began in the 1800s in Japan. Fishermen recorded the fish they caught by covering the fish in ink and then…
Lightning Has Struck in Leesburg

Lightning Has Struck in Leesburg

Don’t miss a single game this summer for the fabulous Leesburg Lightning! The games are free, and here’s the schedule so you don’t miss any of the exciting play on the field. They play at the historic Pat Thomas Field off Dixie Avenue beside Venetian Gardens in Leesburg. Grab the whole family and sing, “Take me out to the ballgame…” Post expires at 10:39am on…
Dr. James Young Reaches Milestone with Prostate Treatment

Dr. James Young Reaches Milestone with Prostate Treatment

According to Prostate Evaluation Center and PR Newswire, Dr. James Young, a Lady Lake urologist, is the first in the United States to reach the milestone of treating 300 patients with Rezūm® System Minimally Invasive BPH Therapy. He founded Prostate Evaluation Center in 1982. According to leading online physician and hospital resource Healthgrades.com, Dr. Young ranks in the top 100th percentile of all urologists in the…
URGENT NEED FOR NONPERISHABLE FOODS!

URGENT NEED FOR NONPERISHABLE FOODS!

The Salvation Army has announced an urgent need for food items for their food pantries. Due to children being out of school and families in financial crisis, there has been great demand for help. As a result, The Salvation Army is in a critical situation and needs the help of everyone in the community. Anything you can do will help. Perhaps your church, club, organization,…

Vote for the Most Blind-Friendly Business

New Vision for Independence is starting what they hope will be an annual event–the Axy Awards. These awards will be given to the Most Blind-Friendly Businesses based on a vote done by the those who are visually impaired and used these businesses. Here are the categories: Restaurant, grocery store, clothing store, pharmacy, customer service, movie theater, online retailer, transportation, bowling alley, bank, exercise center, book service,…
Clermont police seeking persons of interest in homicide

Clermont police seeking persons of interest in homicide

UPDATE: Clermont police are looking for a man and a woman as persons of interest in the June 11 homicide of Ronald John Stedelin, 30. Shaftney Dubois McMullen Jr., 23, and Amber Crystal Weaver, 20, are believed to have information that could lead detectives to the arrest of those responsible for this crime, a news release states. Both of them have ties to South Lake…
The arts generate millions for Lake County, study shows

The arts generate millions for Lake County, study shows

The world of the arts can be big business. The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates more than $9.1 million in annual economic activity in Lake County, according to the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 national study. The industry supports more than 200 full-time equivalent jobs and generates $380,000 in local revenue. Lake County participated in what’s described as the most comprehensive study of the nonprofit…
Sheriff to address crime concerns of business owners

Sheriff to address crime concerns of business owners

Lake County Sheriff Peyton Grinnell will be the keynote speaker at a Business Safety Panel to address business owners’ concerns about crime in the northeast area of the county. The event is scheduled from 6-7:30pm Tuesday, June 27, at the Remax Center International, 2801 S. Bay St., Eustis. All small business owners and interested organizations and groups are invited. The panel will address the rights…
Former packinghouse site to become housing for Beacon College students

Former packinghouse site to become housing for Beacon College students

  Land of the former A.S. Herlong & Co. citrus packinghouse on Third Street in Leesburg is being cleared to become a residential hall for Beacon College students, says college officials. The college purchased the late 1920s building in 2013 with initial hopes that the structure could be upgraded or remodeled. “While it was unfortunate that engineers determined safety concerns prevented us from repurposing the…
Lake Fire Rescue launches Hazmat Medic Program

Lake Fire Rescue launches Hazmat Medic Program

When an emergency occurs and noxious gases permeate the air, Lake County Fire Rescue’s Special Operations Response Team (SORT) is ready to respond and rescue citizens from danger. But what happens when the rescuers also need rescuing? That’s where the new Hazmat Medic Program comes in, aimed at ensuring firefighters are safely treated for toxic exposures at hazardous incidents, if and when necessary. “It is…
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