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Kendra Akers

A lifelong resident of Lake County, Kendra and her husband, Doug, have six children. She has been in the publishing industry since 1999, beginning her career as a marketing representative for a local newspaper. Since then, Kendra has worked at various publications and was able to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a magazine publisher and developing Akers Media Group. In her spare time she enjoys most sports and likes to spend her free time offshore fishing near Crystal River, Florida.
The envelope budget system 

The envelope budget system 

In the spirit of this month’s financial issue, I decided to offer a bit of advice for those who have resolved to live within your means because you need to get out of debt or because you don’t want to…
Think outside the beach

Think outside the beach

The mere mention of Florida automatically conjures up two images in our minds: People lying on sandy beaches sipping a cool cocktail, and smiling tourists enjoying a white-knuckle thrill ride at one of the state’s many theme parks. I love…
From The Publisher

From The Publisher

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you wanted to build or buy a home but you had no idea where to begin? I have been in that situation before and it can be very frustrating and overwhelming.…
Documenting the past 

Documenting the past 

We have a tradition of documenting  our lives and important events since the beginning of time. First, it was done by carving pictures and letters onto walls in caves and mountainsides, then by writing scrolls, and eventually, books. It seems…
Divine intervention

Divine intervention

Many times, people ask me, “Where do you come up with the ideas for the magazine?” Most of the time the answer is by doing research about what is going on within the community or seeing what some of the…
More than 20,000 votes!

More than 20,000 votes!

This month Style is bringing the heat as we share our fifth annual Best of the Best Hot List! There is no doubt our readers love to vote on their favorite businesses, restaurants, community leaders and professionals, which is why…
From The Publisher

From The Publisher

I shared a portion of this story in the last month’s issue, but for those of you who missed it, I would like to share it again. Several years ago we came up with an idea to feature the businessmen…
The Boss Lady lifestyle

The Boss Lady lifestyle

The Boss Lady is a woman who is in control. She oozes confidence and an aura of independence, as well as commanding respect from those people around her and perhaps even those who have only heard or read about her.…
It’s beginning to look a lot like Bikefest

It’s beginning to look a lot like Bikefest

The sound of bikers revving up their engines and the sight of leather-clad men and women can mean only one thing. Leesburg Bikefest has arrived. Now in its 20th year, I still remember the first time I attended this magnificent…
Legendary Leaders

Legendary Leaders

Welcome to our second edition of Legendary Leaders. We introduced our first issue last year, and the response to the coverage was overwhelming. So, of course, the natural thing to do was to do it again. However, this year we…
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