The city of Clermont has created the Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands Hurricane Helpline at 352.708.5908. A group of volunteers in communications and marketing, along with Mayor Gail Ash, are working diligently in the aftermath of hurricanes in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The group is working with United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties and the Community Foundation of South Lake to organize existing resources directly for those in need due to the hurricanes’ devastating effects, according to Tracy Jacim, director of communications for the city. Tracy also is serving as hurricane marketing committee liaison. If you’re willing to serve as a volunteer for the committee, call Tracy at 352.241.7345 or 352.460.2229 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.