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National virtual run will raise donations for Feed America

National virtual run will raise donations for Feed America

An upcoming virtual run will attempt to be the “biggest run in history.” The Virtual Run to Feed America 5k is a free running event for charity that hopes to attract 120,000 runners and raise $500,000. The run will benefit…
Facts on the Fourth

Facts on the Fourth

When the Declaration of Independence was signed in July 1776, the estimated U.S. population was 2.5 million. Today, about 325 million people live in the United States. Two signers of the Declaration of Independence were future presidents, John Adams and…
54-40 or Kermit! Tippecanoe and Mickey, too! 

54-40 or Kermit! Tippecanoe and Mickey, too! 

Political candidates that may be a little more to America’s liking. It has become abundantly clear that Americans don’t like their elected officials. Lots of people dislike the current president. Lots of people disliked the last president. And the one…

Keeping America Beautiful right here at home

Lake County has become part of Keep America Beautiful, the country’s leading nonprofit agency that focuses on building and maintaining vibrant communities. Local residents can get involved as volunteer or become sponsors. Since its launch last year, Keep Lake Beautiful…
BOOK CLUB: Everglades — America’s Wetland

BOOK CLUB: Everglades — America’s Wetland

Photographer takes readers on unforgettable journey through Florida’s River of Grass. The Bookworm Book Club was honored to host award-winning conservation photographer and naturalist Mac Stone as the debut speaker for The Distinguished Florida Author Series. His just-released book “Everglades:…
CITY SERIES:  Eustis — America’s Hometown

CITY SERIES: Eustis — America’s Hometown

History, arts, entertainment, and progressive ideas draw people to the lakeside city of Eustis. STORY: Mary Ann DeSantis // PHOTOS: Fred Lopez “Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name, and they’re always glad you came.” The song…
CITY SERIES: Tavares, America’s Seaplane City

CITY SERIES: Tavares, America’s Seaplane City

The City of Tavares is like the children’s story, “The Little Engine That Could.” Instead of one mountain to climb, the city had several, but the power of positive thinking among city leaders transformed a non-descript and economically challenged county…
CITY SERIES: Mount Dora, America’s Festival City

CITY SERIES: Mount Dora, America’s Festival City

A gaggle of Segway riders zips downhill along Mount Dora’s Fourth Avenue. “Whoa,” yells one of the women as she points and makes a sharp left onto Donnelly Street, the town’s main drag. The group effortlessly adjusts its direction on…
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