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Paula F. Howard

Paula F. Howard, RN, finds life a never-ending smorgasbord of people, places, and things of interest. A returned Peace Corps Volunteer, she has enjoyed a 35-plus year career in business and communications, being recognized for her writing by several national organizations. She then became a registered nurse for another decade, continuing to enjoy serving people, in places, doing things.
Lady Lake Community Craft & Yard Sale Nov. 17

Lady Lake Community Craft & Yard Sale Nov. 17

It’s time to clean out your closets for a great cause. Mark Saturday, Nov. 17, for the Lady Lake Historical Society Community Craft and Yard Sale at Log Cabin Park from 9 am to 2 pm. It will benefit the…
World travelers settle in Villages

World travelers settle in Villages

Couple has climbed mountains and backpacked through Europe. While Howard Renner was hanging on the side of a cliff in the Dolomite mountains, northeastern Italy, he thought: How can I be putting my wife’s life in such danger? Alicia Renner…
Local Talent: You’ve got star quality

Local Talent: You’ve got star quality

Just like Lana Turner, Leesburg actress gets a big break.   Kat Kemmet. Remember the name. She’s local, she’s serious, and she’s on her way. Aspiring actor Kat Kemmet, 28, stands just 5-foot-1 inch and looks the part of a…
Lots to Do! Don’t Miss Anything!

Lots to Do! Don’t Miss Anything!

Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Nov. 2 from 9am Opening Ceremony to Nov. 4 Closing at 5pm (viewing 24 hours daily) Lady Lake Soccer Field at the corner of Rolling Acres Road and State Highway 466 Traveling Wall is 3/5-scale model…

Florida Hospital Waterman Building Medical Plaza in Mount Dora

Florida Hospital Waterman (soon to be AdventHealth Waterman) is getting ready to deliver a baby of its own. Groundbreaking for a 22,260-square foot medical plaza in Mount Dora takes place in December and in nine months, a beautiful facility will…
‘Visit Lake’ wins Readers’ Choice Award

‘Visit Lake’ wins Readers’ Choice Award

More than 7,000 readers helped select “Visit Lake,” a local tourism promoter, for the prestigious 2018 Reader’s Choice Award presented by ConventionSouth, the leading Meetings Industry magazine’s annual award. “Visit Lake” is one of 320 convention and visitor bureaus’ meeting…
Realtors elect new officers; Abigail Carr appointed to national post

Realtors elect new officers; Abigail Carr appointed to national post

The Realtors Association of Lake and Sumter Counties, Inc. (RALSC), has elected officers for 2019. They are: Bill Deese, president; Addie Owens, president-elect; Michael Taylor, vice-president; Terry Paschal, treasurer; and Abigail Carr, past-president. The officers, along with appointed directors Brandy…
LSSC launches Lakehawk Service Day

LSSC launches Lakehawk Service Day

Lake-Sumter State College established its inaugural Lakehawk Service Day with some 1,000 hours of community service across Lake and Sumter counties. “We hope this day will ignite fervor for service across our community,” says Toni Upchurch, public speaking and journalism…
Free bus rides offered during Mobility Week

Free bus rides offered during Mobility Week

  Here’s a chance for a free ride. “Lake County is encouraging residents to get out of their cars and try a different mode of transportation for everyday tasks like commuting, shopping, and recreation by using LakeXpress,” says Jill Brown,…
Tavares hosts Halloween Street Party Friday night

Tavares hosts Halloween Street Party Friday night

Boo! A family-fun Halloween Street Party comes to downtown Tavares on Friday night, starting at 6 p.m., thanks to Tavares’ businesses and community organizations. Wear your Halloween costume, enjoy free candy, and savor Halloween treats of pretzels, hot dogs, chips,…
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