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Opinion Column: Foot of the household

Opinion Column: Foot of the household

Technology has played a big role in my life. I loved it from the time we went from a party line to a private phone line all the way to being able to Facetime with my grandchildren who live in England. I view technology as my friend and have an array of devices. Recently, however, technology has been causing me a lot of headaches—in the…
New executive director

New executive director

Delrita Meisner is the new executive director at Be Free Lake! The native of Guam lives in Mascotte with her husband and 6-year-old daughter. Most recently, she has been the Upward Bound manager for Lake-Sumter State College and helped grow the program since its inception in 2003. Formerly, she was a developmental English instructor at the University of Guam, where she also earned her bachelor…
The hospitality fruit

The hospitality fruit

The Pineapple Place is a new tavern in Mount Dora, featuring a full bar, gourmet burgers, and entrees garnished with savory pineapple (chutney or salsa). 322 N. Alexander St., 352.729.2661
‘Coming attractions’ in 2018 

‘Coming attractions’ in 2018 

Plans are still moving forward for a $10 million, state-of-the-art 12-screen movie theater to be built between Target and Walmart in Mount Dora. But residents must remain patient as Epic Theatres’ representatives predict it will be the first quarter of 2018 before construction is finished on the 50,000-square-foot multiplex. Once completed, the theater is expected to feature 1,400 reclining seats, beer, wine, and a special…
Aiding homeless veterans

Aiding homeless veterans

The Korean War Veterans Chapter 188 has an ongoing project of helping homeless veterans in the area. The chapter does this through donations from its Rose of Sharon Campaign, which is held at local Publix locations. The chapter also supports the Resource & Recover for Homeless Veterans Organization, which furnishes and operates transitional housing for these men and women. The organization has a thrift store…
Wine and music 

Wine and music 

Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards in Clermont will be a fun place for wine and music lovers to visit 1-4pm every Saturday in July. The area’s talented musicians provide free entertainment on the outdoor stage, while Lakeridge has wine, beer, soft drinks, and a variety of foods to purchase. Complimentary winery tours and wine tasting are available, too.
Person of Interest: Adam Meyer

Person of Interest: Adam Meyer

Chief creative officer, Steamroller Studios   Vital Stats: Eustis native, co-founder with Jalil Sadool and Keith Lackey of Steamroller Studios, a game development company, specializing in animation, programming, concept art for movies and games. Company’s projects: “Rise of the Tomb Raider,” “Worms W.M.D.,” “Prey,” and others. Film projects include: “Avatar,” “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” and “The…
New restaurant tries to hook customers

New restaurant tries to hook customers

Much like fishermen looking for a hot spot, owner Jim Jordan hopes the customers are biting at Fish Camp on Lake Eustis, 901 Lakeshore Blvd., Tavares. The building on the corner of U.S. Highway 441 has a waterfront view and 40,000 cars whizzing by each day, but has been a revolving door for restaurants. “It’s a great location waiting for the right team,” says Jim,…
Shining a light on bullying

Shining a light on bullying

Local talent will shine for the benefit of iSparkle, a college scholarship fund created by Villages entertainer Petrina. The Got Talent Fun’draiser, a show with music, skits, and other acts, is scheduled from 6-9pm Aug. 20 at Lake Miona Recreation Center, 1526 Buena Vista Blvd., The Villages. For ticket information, contact organizer Rosemary Ahrens at 352.205.4892 or sparkleteamcoord@gmail.com. iSparkle is an anti-bullying program, and the…
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