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    • Florida Strawberry Festival opens 11-day run in frigid weather
      By Bob Rountree on February 15, 2020 PLANT CITY — The 85th annual Florida Strawberry Festival opened to large crowds despite frigid weather on Thursday, Feb. 27, but the forecast calls for a slow but steady warming trend and clear skies over the festival’s 11-day run, which ends on March 10. See all events and […]
    • DNA Used To Nab Suspect
      Lake Sheriff’s Detectives Use DNA To Nab Suspect In Robbery Of World War II Veteran Detectives with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office have been investigating a robbery to a 97-year-old World War II veteran since July 2019. The hard work and persistence of the assigned detective paid off when a positive DNA match was made […]
    • February Nothing But Networking Luncheon
      Chamber February Nothing But Networking Luncheon at Carrabas. We had so many people I think we overwhelmed the Restaurant, but we got it done, the meeting went well, the food was good. Bread was not served, I was disappointed, since that is one of their signature things on the menu. All of the networking went […]
    • Tri-County Senior Outreach Services
      Business owner Kathy Haviland of Tri-County Senior Outreach Services, was holding an 8 year anniversary celebration and Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, Feb 20 from 4-6 pm at Harbor Chase in Wildwood (1477 Huey St., Wildwood). Kathy Haviland, Blake and Kate Gallaher from Luxury Diamonds and John Sokol from Bikes and BBQ 4 Autism, are coming […]
    • Lady Lake Area Chambers Morning Networking
      Lady Lake Area Chambers Morning Networking at Outback Steakhouse on Hwy 441 in Lady Lake. Photo by Janet Fraley. The post Lady Lake Area Chambers Morning Networking appeared first on TomL Publishing.
    • Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Celebration for Edward Jones
      Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Celebration for Edward Jones. Pictured cutting the Ribbon is Luke Emerson and his wife Joy at his left side. Many friends, customers, Chamber members attended. Luke says when it comes to investing, we’re in your corner – and now just around the corner! Come visit Luke at 1150 Paige Place, […]
    • Lady Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
      Lady Lake Area Chamber of Commerce held their annual Installation of officers. Pictured are new Board members for 2020. The Ambassadors for 2020 were also inducted at the installation .The Chamber of Commerce is active in the Lady Lake / Villages area. Businesses at Chamber events are there to share information about how they could […]
    • LAKE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
      The Special Investigations Unit along with deputies from the Street Crimes Unit conducted phase one of Operation Bassville Park. The operational focus was to target known drug areas and dealers in an attempt to stem the flow of illegal narcotics in the designated area. As a result of the operation, detectives were able to arrest […]
    • Experience the 5th Annual Lady Lake Expo
      Experience the 5th Annual Lady Lake Expo with the Lady Lake Chamber as the “Hostess with the Mostess”. Business people came from all over the area to promote their business, give out free gifts, lots of pens, business cards and trinkets like a miniature pen flash light. While people were streaming through, the businesses would […]
    • Experience Lady Lake Expo Prize Winner
      At the Experience Lady Lake Expo Bill Bryan Chrysler Dodge Jeep donated a large TV to raffle off. The winner of the 56 inch smart YV was Jennie Bumbu center. Top is Codie Smith, Nicole Clement on left and on right Sofia Mourgalien. The winner Jennie was really excited and jumping up and down. It […]