Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Friday, September 18, 2020

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A class act

A class act

Twenty-seven years ago this month, Lake County lost one of its most beloved citizens. Max Wettstein, a science teacher and assistant football coach at Tavares High School, died in an ultralight plane crash near his home in Leesburg on Sept.…
Remember to never forget

Remember to never forget

Sept. 11 marks the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that killed and injured thousands of people when hijacked planes crashed into the twin towers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania. On this day, people remember lives lost…
Isn’t she lovely

Isn’t she lovely

Photo provided by missleesburg.com The 34th annual Miss Leesburg Scholarship Pageant will be held on Saturday, September 26, at the Leesburg High School auditorium. Invitation for entry is extended to all local girls living or attending school in Leesburg, Yalaha,…
Bottoms up!

Bottoms up!

Beer lovers, Sept. 28 is your day! It’s National Drink a Beer Day, according to Foodimentary.com, just in case you need an excuse to enjoy your favorite brew. Those interested in savoring a selection of some fine German beers may…
Boat safely

Boat safely

As Lake County residents take to local waterways, the U.S. Coast Guard encourages people to act responsibly in following safety procedures while boating. “Florida is the biggest boating state that there is, and obviously we have great recreation,” says Robert…
Chug a Chaga

Chug a Chaga

Photos: Anthony Rao Mushroom lovers will be happy to know that there is a whole month dedicated to the tasty little fungi. According to NationalDayCalendar.com, September is National Mushroom Month, so you may try stuffing one for dinner or chopping…
Treat Me Nice… Treat Me Good

Treat Me Nice… Treat Me Good

September is “Be Kind to Writers and Editors Month.” We know, it sounds bizarre, but Texas-based Lone Star Publishing actually established the event in 1984. For some, displaying kindness to a writer or editor seems incomprehensible. Many think journalists twist…
Sticking to their guns

Sticking to their guns

As of July 31, Lake County ranks 13th among Florida’s 67 counties in the number of people who have concealed weapons permits, according to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Licensing. In Lake County, 50,422 people…
Honey honey

Honey honey

Dandelions aren’t just a weed to get rid of in your garden! They also have dual uses, culinary and medicinal. Dandelions are 100% edible, and in the culinary world, they have many uses because they are so full of antioxidants,…
The gift of life

The gift of life

Organ, eye and tissue donors are everyday heroes, according to DonateLifeFlorida.org. Did you know: • One organ donor can save up to eight lives. • One cornea donor can return sight to those suffering from blindness. • One tissue donor…
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