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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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How the homeless community is dealing with COVID-19

How the homeless community is dealing with COVID-19

While most people are following CDC guidelines and quarantining themselves at home during the coronavirus outbreak, some people in the community don’t have that luxury. Homeless shelters and other social services organizations must adapt to dealing with COVID-19 while helping…
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…
Program helps homeless veterans

Program helps homeless veterans

Lake County Veterans Services will host its first Stand Down event on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 101 East Maud St. in Tavares.  Services provided will include health/dental care, meals, basic hygiene care, employment assistance, housing…
Like Soup? Don’t Miss the “Souper Supper”

Like Soup? Don’t Miss the “Souper Supper”

Like to eat out with friends, and see local celebrities, too? There’s a “Souper” supper planned Tuesday, Sept. 18, to benefit “The Open Door,” a program of LifeStream services that aids homeless, and at-risk individuals and families, through a Lake…
Person of Interest: Stephanie Harris

Person of Interest: Stephanie Harris

Executive director of New Beginnings of Central Florida Vital Stats: In 1999, she earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from Barton College in North Carolina. She joined New Beginnings of Central Florida January 2017. She served in leadership positions…
Lake County Teams Helps in Puerto Rico

Lake County Teams Helps in Puerto Rico

Recently a team of six people from Lake County traveled to Puerto on a mission trip and touched the lives of hundreds of people. The group was led by Gretchen San Miguel, MD, and included Carla Haack, MD, Ricardo Vasquez-Duarte,…
Wagner Chiropractic hosting community celebration in Eustis

Wagner Chiropractic hosting community celebration in Eustis

A Eustis business is sharing its anniversary celebration with the entire community. Wagner Chiropractic, a specialist in holistic health care, will host a 10-year celebration and fundraiser from 4-7pm Thursday, Oct. 26, at its Eustis office, 2755 S. Bay St.…
Aiding homeless veterans

Aiding homeless veterans

The Korean War Veterans Chapter 188 has an ongoing project of helping homeless veterans in the area. The chapter does this through donations from its Rose of Sharon Campaign, which is held at local Publix locations. The chapter also supports…
Clermont Lowes’ employees hailed as national ‘heroes’

Clermont Lowes’ employees hailed as national ‘heroes’

Lowes employees in Clermont are hailed as national “heroes” for providing the “most impactful project” in their fix-up work at New Beginnings of Central Florida, a transitional housing and job skills training for the homeless. They won over Lowes’ 1,800…
EDITOR’S LETTER: Homeless need Hand Up, not Handouts

EDITOR’S LETTER: Homeless need Hand Up, not Handouts

Have you ever given money to a homeless person? Handed food to an obviously down-and-out soul standing on a park bench or street corner? Yeah, me too. We were wrong to do so. So said nationally renowned homelessness expert Dr.…
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