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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.
Always improving

Always improving

“To be the standard in which others are measured.”  This is one of my favorite quotes and from the moment I heard it, I have tried my best to live it. This quote also rings true for one of my…
Votes are in, and the people have spoken.

Votes are in, and the people have spoken.

Bet you thought I was referring to the presidential election that just took place last month. Nope, I was referring to the Style Singles. This is now our second year of promoting Lake and Sumter’s most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes,…
He’s so EXTRA. (It’s a good thing.)

He’s so EXTRA. (It’s a good thing.)

As the mother of five millennials, I am constantly introduced to a new language. It sounds like our English language, but it has been manipulated to mean something completely different from what I was originally taught. Unlike traditional language, the…
it’s time for us to see

it’s time for us to see

Every morning I come into work, I see the same homeless man standing outside Walgreens with a sign that says, “Homeless, will work for food.” He is walking back and forth beside the line of cars, as the traffic light…
Hobbies Are Healthy

Hobbies Are Healthy

We at Style appreciate our doctors and the many hours they dedicate to their profession. We know how fortunate we are to live in an area filled with health care professionals providing exceptional care. But do you ever wonder what…
Instant B@#%&, Just Add Heat.

Instant B@#%&, Just Add Heat.

I am sure by now that many of you have already or are beginning to feel the scorching heat outside. I don’t know if it is truly getting hotter these days, or if I am just getting older and can…
Politics are in <em>“Style”</em>

Politics are in “Style”

Never discuss politics or religion. Throughout the years, Style magazine has certainly abided by that age-old adage. We’ve covered controversial topics—from exposing the prevalence of human trafficking to questioning whether convicted Leesburg murderer Marie Arrington was guilty or innocent.  And…

This one’s for you.

  Do you ever wonder what a businessman thinks about? Contrary to what many believe, all men do not constantly spend their time thinking about sex. A businessman spends his days and nights thinking about ways to improve his business.…
Women Voters? Enough already.

Women Voters? Enough already.

Normally I would tell you that this is one of my favorite seasons of the year when we put together our Business Men/Women of Style issues. It is a time when our office is buzzing with energy. It seems as…
My Westie Obsession

My Westie Obsession

It’s a common belief among my family that my dog Myles is the most beloved member of our household. In fact, my daughter once told me she believed if a scenario ever occurred where I had to choose between saving…
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