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Newcomers and Friends Club Celebrates Anniversary

Newcomers and Friends Club Celebrates Anniversary

Margie Lamb moved to Florida from Texas in 1988 and decided she wanted to be in a women’s group like the one she’d enjoyed in Texas. She met Elaine Basch and together they started Triangle Newcomers’ Club, which is now…
Think outside the beach

Think outside the beach

The mere mention of Florida automatically conjures up two images in our minds: People lying on sandy beaches sipping a cool cocktail, and smiling tourists enjoying a white-knuckle thrill ride at one of the state’s many theme parks. I love…
March of Dimes Walk for Moms and Babies

March of Dimes Walk for Moms and Babies

Hope. Remember. Celebrate. These are the keywords of the March of Dimes campaign for 2018. People often forget why the March of Dimes was organized because the organization has been around since 1938. Organized by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who…
A Walk on the Wild Side with Jack Hanna

A Walk on the Wild Side with Jack Hanna

Jack Hanna is coming to The Villages, and he’s bringing some of his friends with him. On Jan. 22 at 7pm at The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center, Get off the Bus Concerts is presenting Jack Hanna’s “Into the…
Care Packages for Our Troops

Care Packages for Our Troops

The members of AMVETS Post 2006 Auxiliary are working to get packages to the troops for Christmas. They are currently seeking donations and need these items as soon as possible. Please consider donating: Food items like beef jerky, peanut butter,…
Let the competition begin: Leesburg looking for best lights display

Let the competition begin: Leesburg looking for best lights display

Remember “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”? Get in that wacky holiday spirit with the city of Leesburg’s first-ever Christmas lights competition. Any Leesburg homeowner can enter the contest. The entry deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 29, and judging will take place Dec.…
Stetson Mansion’s ‘Christmas Spectacular!’ Opens Today

Stetson Mansion’s ‘Christmas Spectacular!’ Opens Today

The cool, crisp temperature this morning is the perfect backdrop for the Stetson Mansion’s opening day of the “Christmas Spectacular!” Holiday Home Tour. Now in its seventh year, the holiday tour of John B. Stetson’s historic home in Deland has become…
Donnelly House to serve as welcome center in Mount Dora

Donnelly House to serve as welcome center in Mount Dora

  Mount Dora’s iconic landmark, The Donnelly House, a picturesque yellow and white Victorian home at 535 N. Donnelly St. will open later this month as the Mount Dora Welcome Center, according to Friends of the Donnelly House, a non-profit…
Residents show pride during Florida City Government Week

Residents show pride during Florida City Government Week

Residents of Leesburg are showing why they’re proud to be a part of the city. The city of Leesburg and other municipalities across the state are celebrating Florida City Government Week from Oct. 23-29. Mayor Bob Bone recently signed a…
Miss Leesburg Celebrates 31 Years!

Miss Leesburg Celebrates 31 Years!

These young ladies are the Miss Leesburg representatives for 2017-2018. They will represent Leesburg at special events, parades, and community activities through the year of their reign. This year’s winners are Tiny Miss: Whitany Parrett; Little Miss: Reese Bryan; Junior…
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