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Night Under the Lights Event

Night Under the Lights Event

Photos: Cindy Peterson Odicci Alexander, the 2021 NCAA Pitcher of the Year for Softball, was the guest of honor at a Nov. 10 benefit at the Venetian Center in Leesburg. The fundraiser was hosted by Eustis High School Panther Softball,…
David D ’Agostino

David D ’Agostino

Occupation: Wealth advisor and managing partner of Infinity Financial Group in Tavares. How I got involved in this field: I became interested in investments years ago, when I was 20 and working for what now is JP Morgan Chase. My…
Carey Baker

Carey Baker

Occupation: Lake County Property Appraiser and owner of A.W. Peterson Gun Shop. Passion for your career: I have spent nine years as Lake County Property Appraiser. I feel we have significantly improved customer service, and we’ve seen a tremendous increase…
Charlie Grinker

Charlie Grinker

Occupation career accomplishments: Since 1952 I’ve been active in television – first as a page boy with NBC in New York City, then a production assistant on the first “Tonight Show,” a film researcher, associate producer, producer, writer, and interviewer…
Mike Matheny

Mike Matheny

Occupation: I have spent four-and-a-half years as pastor of Church of the Lakes. We have services in the Tropic Theater in downtown Leesburg. Altogether, I have spent 21 years as a pastor in Leesburg, mostly as a youth and children’s…
Dave Andrews

Dave Andrews

Occupation: Co-owner with wife Diana of The Rose Plantation, an upscale restaurant in Fruitland Park. Running the restaurant: It has been a great adventure. We are a destination location and people come here to dine. We love when people come…
Recipe: Snickerdoodles

Recipe: Snickerdoodles

Nikki Anderson shared with us her sweet homemade delights and has given us a few of her own personal recipes. This recipe is for her snickerdoodle cookies. Read her story as a self-employed home baker here as you enjoy! Happy…
December 2021 Hit List

December 2021 Hit List

1| Shop local! Looking for Christmas gift for special people in your life? Do what Style staffers enjoy, spend time browsing shops in Mount Dora, Clermont, Eustis, Leesburg, and The Villages, and we believe you’re apt to find some perfect…
Sidney Brock

Sidney Brock

Occupation: I started in ministry 40 years ago and have been pastor of Heritage Community Church for 14 years. Career passion: I love having the opportunity to impact the lives of people. Every day I see situations where people feel…
Ed Wolf

Ed Wolf

Occupation: Mayor of Wildwood for 30 years; retired after 35 years from teaching at Wildwood Middle School, where also served as a coach and athletic director. My youth: I grew up in the typical Ozzie and Harriet family, the oldest…
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