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Friday, September 18, 2020

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Special concert will benefit homeless families with children

Special concert will benefit homeless families with children

Come to First United Methodist Church of Clermont at 3pm Saturday, Feb. 8, for Sing!, a free, live concert and fundraiser that will benefit Find, Feed & Restore. The organization purchases and accepts donations of travel trailers, or funds to…
LES Students Write Children’s Story with LSSC Professors

LES Students Write Children’s Story with LSSC Professors

Amber Karlins, a Lake-Sumter State College English professor, worked with the Golden Eagles Club at Leesburg Elementary School to help the group write two short stories that are now a book. “Cupcake the Mer-icorn” and “The Unicorn, the Mermaid, and…
Outstanding Student: Presli Sickels

Outstanding Student: Presli Sickels

5th grader, Minneola Charter School Vital Stats: Started Kindness Kids project with $39 from piggybank. Encourages classmates, parents to help cause through Facebook. Selected this year as Disney Dreamer and Doer. Named after Elvis Presley.   What inspired you to…
On the right course

On the right course

The First Tee golf program helps build character in children.   Simple introductions and handshakes are the first lessons for young golfers, age 7 and up, who are just starting out. It’s a small act of etiquette, but that’s how…
Mount Dora police help provide Christmas to three families

Mount Dora police help provide Christmas to three families

Christmas came early for three single mothers and their children, thanks to the Mount Dora Police Department. With generous donations from residents, as well as Walmart and Wise Chiropractic, the department recently gave a special gift to the families. The…
Mount Dora police bring comfort in the form of stuffed bears

Mount Dora police bring comfort in the form of stuffed bears

When a former police employee sent a hand-stitched stuffed bear made from an old police uniform to Mount Dora Police Chief John O’Grady, a tradition was reborn. The ex-employee said these “comfort bears” were made in the 1990s to help…
Big, Beautiful, and Budweiser Wins for Leesburg

Big, Beautiful, and Budweiser Wins for Leesburg

The Leesburg Partnership received top honors for Outstanding Special Event by both the Florida Main Street Program and the Florida Festivals and Events Association, according to a recent press release. “Budweiser Clydesdales Come to Leesburg” was a magical, and likely,…
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