Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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September 19, 2017

Features

People Who Inspire

People Who Inspire

If you asked them, they’d probably say they’re nothing special. However, they’re going through every day facing a little more of a challenge than the average person, but they meet it and keep going. Lake & Sumter Style is pleased to introduce you to People Who Inspire, those who consider most obstacles just a bump in the road to where they want to go.   …
Finding the strength to survive

Finding the strength to survive

Fighting traumatic brain injury head on. Three stories of hope. Story: James Combs & Leigh Neely   Edgar sites has overcome a traumatic brain injury. Edgar Sites was enjoying a quiet dinner with his wife in February 2015. Then, in a flash, everything went blank. He doesn’t recall his peculiar attempt to cram a large slice of meatloaf down his mouth. Nor does he have…
Emergency Action

Emergency Action

South Lake Hospital is addressing the health-care needs of a growing population with two new ER satellite sites.   Right around the corner. That’s the timeframe and the location for two new South Lake Hospital facilities being built to potentially serve thousands of patients in Lake County. The hospital is reaching well beyond its main campus in Clermont to cover its service area from north…
Hot Topics

Hot Topics

The seventh annual list of everything we love in Lake & Sumter. It sizzles with Style. It’s a blistering trend. It’s so hot, it’s cool.   Salon Jaylee offers summer’s hot trends Stylist and makeup: Clinton Kennedy; Photos: Fred Lopez Hottest Trends in Home Décor “Retro” is still in, according to Lisa DeCicco, manager at Temptations in Mount Dora, owned by Doreen Densmore. Edison lamps look vintage but are brand new.…
The Hot List

The Hot List

They’re the best people, place, & things in Lake and Sumter counties. The readers have voted and Style presents this year’s hot list. No doubt, you’ll find some of your favorites on this amazing list!   Hair Stylist  Dina Simpson, Renew Day Spa, 20.13% Runner up: Danielle Daugherty, Mia Bella, 18.01% Massage Therapist Nicki Lord, Nikki’s Therapeutic Massage, 34.77% Runner up: Dawn Couillette, Mia Bella Salon Spa, 17.50% Bartender Joyce Huey,…
Wildwood Rising

Wildwood Rising

Trailwinds Village, a large-scale mixed-use development, may be a sign of things to come in the growing city. The right plan finally came along, and a dormant piece of property in Wildwood now is a hot commodity. The Trailwinds Village development is slowly starting to rise on 165 acres on the north side of County Road 466A in Wildwood, in between U.S. Highway 301 and…
Invite Death To The Party

Invite Death To The Party

Talking about death should be as natural as talking about living a good life.  Death Café of Lake County invites you to sit down and talk openly about death. This is not a support group for any particular individuals—those who have recently lost a loved one or friend, those who have someone they know facing death, those who fear death, or even those who know…
Technically speaking

Technically speaking

Lake and Sumter Counties are on the cusp of some exciting changes in technology. MEDICAL 3D knees Bill Eggert of The Villages was apprehensive after learning he needed a total knee replacement. After all, he endured surgery on his left knee 11 years ago. It was a slow and painful recovery. But this time would be different. His surgeon, Dr. John T. Williams, Jr. of…
Paving the way to tech’s future

Paving the way to tech’s future

   The Florida High Tech Corridor connects counties, including Lake and Sumter, to resources to maximize their technological development. Lake and Sumter counties are trying to stake their claim in the still-evolving economy of technology, as a giant network guides a large swath of the state toward growth in the industry. The Florida High Tech Corridor spans 23 counties banding together in an economic development…
Technology’s educational path to the future

Technology’s educational path to the future

Technology continues to develop at a rapid pace, and higher education institutions in Lake and Sumter counties aim to prepare students. Beacon College, Lake Technical College, and Lake-Sumter State College have designed courses and degree programs to match today’s technological-focused workforce. Game design and animation courses are popular at Beacon College, the first accredited institution of higher learning to award bachelor’s degrees to students with…
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