Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

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Still making waves

Still making waves

The Lake County Rowing Association (LCRA) has navigated a major milestone. That’s because 2021 marks its 10-year anniversary of making a difference for people interested in rowing as sport or hobby. The organization serves all of Lake County but is…
Spring is in the air

Spring is in the air

March brings longer days, increased sunshine, greener grass, and colors abounding as flowers start to blossom and bloom – all which lead up to the first day of Spring on the 20th. That day, known as the March or vernal…
Sad song

Sad song

The list of famous musicians who died in air crashes is sobering.  Glenn Miller. Buddy Holly. Ritchie Valens. J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson. Patsy Cline. Ronnie Van Zant. Stevie Ray Vaughn. Otis Redding. Jim Croce. Ricky Nelson. John Denver. The…
Eustis educator is top teacher

Eustis educator is top teacher

Shannon Clark, a fourth-grade Language Arts and Social Studies teacher at Eustis Heights Elementary, is the 2021 Lake County Schools Teacher of the Year. The Mount Dora resident who has been teaching for seven years was named the winner by…
Clermont continues to be a hot spot

Clermont continues to be a hot spot

Clermont continues to be a magnet. Here’s a few things South Lake residents can look forward to this year: Legends Golf Course in Clermont is being restored and is expected to reopen this spring after being closed for nearly three…
Lake County is where it’s at

Lake County is where it’s at

Word is spreading that Lake County is the place to be, and that means more jobs, more housing options, improved health care, more opportunities! A Mount Dora nonprofit organization recently announced it will invest $82.5 million for a major expansion…
One year later

One year later

“From January 21 through February 23, 2020, U.S. public health agencies detected 14 cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), all related to travel from China,” according to cdc.gov. The first non-travel-related case in the U.S. was confirmed on Feb. 26,…
Fun fact

Fun fact

For 119 years, the City of Eustis has displayed patriotic spirit with its popular GeorgeFest celebration, which today attracts thousands of visitors. Longevity-wise, Georgefest is the second oldest Washington celebration — by a meager four years — only to Laredo,…
Did you know?

Did you know?

Ninety years ago this month, President Calvin Coolidge and his wife, Grace, were staying at the Lakeside Inn in Mount Dora for a month-long vacation. The county’s numerous lakes served as a recreational playground for the president and First Lady,…
First Miss Leesburg gave pageant of life her best shot

First Miss Leesburg gave pageant of life her best shot

Leesburg resident Kay Hallgren can proudly lay claim to being the city’s first Miss Leesburg more than six decades ago. Leesburg didn’t have an actual pageant in the 1950s; however, Kay was selected by local civic clubs to represent Leesburg…
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