Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Monday, July 26, 2021

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Who will win the mirror ball trophy?

Who will win the mirror ball trophy?

Six Lake County community leaders are learning to dance the fox trot, rumba, cha cha, swing, and tango, all in efforts to raise money for Lake County Schools teachers and students for the 15th annual Stepping Out for Education, to be…
Not in Kansas anymore…

Not in Kansas anymore…

While driving around in Wildwood near The Villages, one might notice what many refer to as the Wizard of Oz house, since a mural that spans its entirety, is in honor of the classic film. “I realize that this joyful…
Clermont hospital under new leadership

Clermont hospital under new leadership

Orlando Health has named Lance Sewell as the new president of Orlando Health South Lake Hospital, promoting him from his role as chief financial officer. Lance joined the hospital in 2006 as director of finance before being promoted to chief…
Flavors of decadence

Flavors of decadence

If you think you’re a cookie fan now, just wait until you visit Twisted Sugar – you’ll be falling in love with cookies all over again. The new bakery, located at 756 W. Montrose St. #102, in downtown Clermont, offers…
Taking Leesburg by storm

Taking Leesburg by storm

As the smell of popcorn and hotdogs wafts through Pat Thomas Stadium, loud cheers and a thunderous applause erupt when the boys of summer officially take the field. Leesburg Lightning players are ready to play ball. The Lightning, which is…
History comes alive

History comes alive

The doors are open to one of the most recognizable houses in Leesburg. In June, the City of Leesburg held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the reopening of the Mote-Morris house, which was damaged by a fire in February 2018.…
Almost a crowning moment

Almost a crowning moment

This month’s Belmont Stakes in New York will conclude the 2021 Triple Crown. While Lake County is not a hotbed for horse racing, the county did produce a horse that ran in two Triple Crown races. In 1991, Green Alligator,…
Be a hero

Be a hero

People who recover from COVID-19 can help others fight against the virus. OneBlood Blood Centers, which has several facilities in Lake and Sumter counties, says that people who have recovered from COVID-19 have antibodies to the virus in their plasma.…
Book it to downtown Clermont for some good reads

Book it to downtown Clermont for some good reads

The Sunshine Book Co. recently celebrated its grand opening in downtown Clermont with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the South Lake Chamber of Commerce. The independent bookstore owned by 18-year Clermont resident Beth Merrick is located at 647 Lake…
Beach read

Beach read

Now that beach season is upon us, it’s a perfect time to catch up on your reading. Pick up a few beach reads at one of the 16 libraries in Lake County to take on your next staycation. With a…
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