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Saturday, January 16, 2021

Florida

Volunteer Florida coordinating support for areas hit by Harvey

Volunteer Florida coordinating support for areas hit by Harvey

As relief efforts continue for people in Texas who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey, the Volunteer Florida agency is reminding Floridians to consider the “3 C’s” before giving: Cash: Financial support to established relief organizations is always the most immediate,…
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,…
Learn how to avoid scams at state’s Consumer Protection Fair

Learn how to avoid scams at state’s Consumer Protection Fair

As part of an ongoing statewide series, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is hosting a Consumer Protection Fair this month in The Villages. Visitors can learn about the latest in consumer fraud and scams, and ways to…
It’s prime time for mosquitoes

It’s prime time for mosquitoes

It’s mosquito weather almost year-round in Florida, so you need to be on the lookout for these little biters all the time. A few things you may not know: Only the females bite, to supplement their plant nectar diet with…

Let Freedom Ring in Writing

The first ever Write 4 Freedom Celebration was held recently at the Laurel Manor Recreation Center. More than 35 authors living in The Villages volunteered their time for a special “write in” to demonstrate their love and gratitude for the…
Footloose and Fancy Free

Footloose and Fancy Free

Travel is going to be a big deal for the Fourth of July weekend. According to AAA Auto Club in Tampa, it’s possible this will be a record-breaking weekend for travel. “This Independence Day will be historic,” says Vicky Evans,…
Dr. James Young Reaches Milestone with Prostate Treatment

Dr. James Young Reaches Milestone with Prostate Treatment

According to Prostate Evaluation Center and PR Newswire, Dr. James Young, a Lady Lake urologist, is the first in the United States to reach the milestone of treating 300 patients with Rezūm® System Minimally Invasive BPH Therapy. He founded Prostate Evaluation…
Three Florida universities among leaders in patents

Three Florida universities among leaders in patents

The University of Central Florida, University of South Florida, and University of Florida all ranked among the top 50 universities worldwide in patents granted in 2016. The three universities, located in the growing Florida High Tech Corridor region, were granted…
Bigger, faster, better–more space for LRMC ER

Bigger, faster, better–more space for LRMC ER

Local dignitaries and hospital staff gathered Monday outside Leesburg Regional Medical Center’s emergency room for a groundbreaking. The $27 million expansion is expected to open in the spring of next year and will include a second short-stay wing as well…
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