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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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15th Annual Stepping Out for Education

15th Annual Stepping Out for Education

Photos: Nicole Hamel – The Education Foundation of Lake County’s 15th annual Stepping Out for Education benefit, a local version of “Dancing with the Stars,” was a huge success on July 23-24 at Clermont Performing Arts Center. Lake County Schools Assistant…
First Responder’s Appreciation Day

First Responder’s Appreciation Day

Photos: Nicole Hamel.  Local heroes were honored on Sept. 11 during the First Responder’s Appreciation Day at Sunsational Farms in Umatilla. The free event featured music, food trucks, law enforcement officials, and other guests visiting the Memorial Flag Garden to…
Grand Opening of UF Health Orthopaedics Leesburg

Grand Opening of UF Health Orthopaedics Leesburg

Photos: Nicole Hamel. University of Florida Health celebrated the opening of UF Health Orthopaedics –Leesburg, located at 701 Medical Plaza Drive, which is available for residents’ orthopaedics needs. During the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 31, guests learned…
Attractions: Explore ‘Real Florida’

Attractions: Explore ‘Real Florida’

Friends of Lake Griffin tour guides lead daytime and moonlight canoe and kayak tours on local waterways.  Photos provided by Linda Morrison. Just off bustling U.S. Highway 441/27 in Fruitland Park nestles the peaceful tranquility of Lake Griffin State Park,…
On the fast track

On the fast track

A Lake County artist finds success and happiness showing off a splashy and rare art form that wows and inspires. Photos: Anthony Rao Face-to-face, Dale Henry is a relatively quiet, laid-back guy who loves to paint and who dabbles in…
Attractions: Treasure trove

Attractions: Treasure trove

Leesburg man finds joy in collecting for the collectors and giving gamers a place to do what they love. Photos: Cindy Peterson Mark Roberts, an avid Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan, has been collecting baseball and football…
Local Talent: Fowl play

Local Talent: Fowl play

When it comes to painting, one local artist has some serious game. Photo: Nicole Hamel Actors have the Oscars.  Musicians have the Grammys.  Wildlife artists have the Federal Duck Stamp Contest. John Harris has created his own duck dynasty.  Since…
Art to the Max

Art to the Max

Photos: Nicole Hamel – Lake County Museum of Art, 213 Ruby St., Tavares, hosted a ticketed fundraising reception on June 25 featuring a vast collection of work from world-renowned artist Peter Max. Several local Peter Max collectors were at the event sharing their…
Chambers Celebrate Business After Hours

Chambers Celebrate Business After Hours

Photos: Nicole Hamel – Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty’s newly renovated castle at 1898 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora, was the perfect location for the joint Business After Hours networking event on June 24. Members of the Tavares Chamber, Lake Eustis…
Local Talent: Iconic Creations

Local Talent: Iconic Creations

Ruben Vazquez uses his art skills to create the perfect smile. Photos: Nicole Hamel Around 2015, Ruben Vasquez was watching Face Off, a special effects makeup reality competition show, and thought he too, might be interested in makeup.  He applied…
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