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Theresa Campbell

Originally from Anderson, Ind., Theresa worked for The Herald-Bulletin for many years. After experiencing a winter with 53 inches of snow, her late husband asked her to get a job in Florida, and they headed south. Well known in the area, Theresa worked with The Daily Sun and The Daily Commercial prior to joining Akers. “I finally have my dream job. I’ve wanted to work for a magazine since I was a teenager, and I’m very excited to be here,” Theresa says. “There is such positive energy at Akers that it’s infectious.” Theresa has three grown daughters—Julia lives in San Francisco, Emily is in Austin, Tex., and Maria is at the University of Central Florida.
Non-profits team up to deliver water, food, baby supplies

Non-profits team up to deliver water, food, baby supplies

Habitat for Humanity of Lake-Sumter, in partnership with Lake Cares Food Pantry, the Cross Church, and Second Harvest Food Bank, will offer free cases of bottled water, baby supplies today, Sept. 18 and Tuesday, Sept. 19. Local community volunteers will be onsite to assist with the distribution and to help residents throughout the area who remain without power in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Distribution…
Residents urged to hire licensed contractors for storm repairs

Residents urged to hire licensed contractors for storm repairs

Need roof repairs, window installations, plumbing or electrical repairs in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma? Lake County’s Building Services Division warns residents against hiring unlicensed contractors. “Both homes and businesses assessing the damage caused by Irma will likely be seeking a construction contractor in the coming days and weeks,” says Lake County Economic Growth Director Robert Chandler in a press release. “Many storm-related services require…
Cupcakes Delight for sale in Mount Dora

Cupcakes Delight for sale in Mount Dora

Cupcakes Delight, the quaint downtown Mount Dora bakery known for its large array of cupcakes is up for sale, according to owner Judy Owens. “I have this location and another location at Anna Maria Island. And with having the two, it has been too much for me to handle,” Judy says. Her second bakery on the barrier island of Florida’s Gulf Coast is where Judy…
Citizens Information Line remains open in aftermath of hurricane

Citizens Information Line remains open in aftermath of hurricane

Lake County Commissioner Josh Blake has been among officials answering residents’ phone calls in assisting the Citizens Information Emergency Operations Center which remains in effect in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Many calls have been residents asking updates on power restoration in their neighborhoods and collection of garbage and debris. Residents may call the Citizens Information Line at 352-253-9999. A downed power line on the…
On The Leading Edge

On The Leading Edge

Health care facilities in The Villages keep pace with technology.  State-of-the-art technology is in the forefront of minimally invasive medical procedures, and high-tech tools are in The Villages—all intended to enhance patient experiences.   Heart of the Villages Heart of the Villages, a full-service cardiology practice, uses the latest diagnostic equipment for patient evaluation and developing treatment plans. Dr. Georg Couturier, the founding cardiologist of…
“The Longevity Plan: Seven Life-Changing Lessons from Ancient China”

“The Longevity Plan: Seven Life-Changing Lessons from Ancient China”

By Dr. John D. Day and Jane Ann Day. Centenarians in a remote village become role models for how to thrive and embrace life. American cardiologist Dr. John Day was 44, overweight, and battling insomnia, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and degenerative joint disease when he and his wife first visited Bapan. The remote village in Bama County, China, is billed as “Longevity Village” because…
Wave Asian Bistro & Sushi

Wave Asian Bistro & Sushi

Raves at the Wave The look of amazement on my sushi-loving friend’s face said it all. James was delighted when our sweet server, Courtney, of the Wave Asian Bistro & Sushi in Mount Dora, brought out his Wave Sushi Burrito, two oversized sushi rolls with tempura shrimp, marinated spicy tuna, lettuce, carrots, cucumber, avocado, masago, eel sauce, and spicy mayo. “It’s an artistic culinary masterpiece;…
Mount Dora Christian Academy shows $4.5 million football stadium

Mount Dora Christian Academy shows $4.5 million football stadium

Mount Dora Christian Academy will unveil its new $4.5 million football stadium and field of NFL-caliber turf tonight (Aug. 25) during grand opening festivities starting at 5 p.m., followed by a 7:30 p.m. game between MDCA and Legacy Charter Eagles of Ocoee. “We have a special ‘wow’ that will blow you away at halftime,” Dr. James Moore, MDCA president, announced Friday morning during a media…
LSSC student chosen to participate in NASA project

LSSC student chosen to participate in NASA project

Lake-Sumter State College student Abigail Glover is one of 304 students nationwide chosen to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) project. She will go to the Kenendy Space Center in November. “I am so excited,” Abigail said in a press release issued from the college. “Only a handful of students from this program are chosen for the on-site portion.” Over the summer, she…
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