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    • Shop Lady Lake Expo
      Put on by the Lady Lake Chamber, the day started out pretty cool, but as the sun came up it warmed to a comfortable temperature. Some 50 vendors participated in the expo and hundreds of visitors showed up to visit the booths. Lots of free gifts were handed out to the visitors. You could get […]
    • Chief McKinstry Resigns
      Lady Lake Residents Are Shocked! By TomL Town people are shocked. Many are asking why? Why would the Chief of police of seven years walk in one day and hand in his resignation and walk out? No notice! No reason! I can’t print a rumor and don’t believe in them, but if someone out there […]
    • Light up Lady Lake
      Light up Lady Lake is an annual Christmas event. The grounds and the cabin where the Chamber is housed is lit up with thousands of lights. They usually have several speakers and hundreds of  spectators. It’s a great event and something to see!   The post Light up Lady Lake appeared first on TomL Publishing.
    • The Traveling Wall
      The traveling Wall came to Lady Lake / The Villages. Opened Nov 2 and closed Nov 4th. The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall was open to the public for three days at the Soccer Fields on Rolling Acres Road. The post The Traveling Wall appeared first on TomL Publishing.
    • Nothing But Networking
      Nothing But Networking was the last networking event of the year. It was well attended and was held at the Waterfront Inn in The Villages. I met some new business people. Several said they were expanding because business was so good. Business is good for us right now and I hope is for you also. […]
    • Christmas in The Villages
      Christmas in the Villages held its annual celebration / Expo with as much as 75 vendors exhibiting their businesses and talking to people about what services or products they offer. Many gave out free gifts like pens, candy, pill boxes, scratch pads and many small promotional items. Some food samples were available and lots of […]
    • Charlie’s Garden
      Nicholas Holmes, a senior in the EMIT (Engineering and Manufacturing Institute of Technology) program at Forest High School, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouts. This accomplishment is the culmination of over six years of adventure, fun, work, and dedication to the Boy Scout program for Holmes, a member […]
    • Lady Lake Chamber Hob Nob
      The Lady Lake Chamber Hob Nob was a great success. Sue Kelly, executive director of the Lady Lake Chamber of Commerce introduced and thanked the sponsors and thanked everyone for coming.  The sponsors for the event were Cubicles Plus, Primerica and Clear View Optix. Demshars. Food was great, lots of socializing and business discussions. Door […]
      Each holiday season, I reflect on the year past and give thanks for all life has provided.  I also wake up every day humbled and grateful to serve the good people of Lady Lake in the greatest job in the world. For many, however, the holidays are far from joyous. Sadly, many in our community […]
    • Do Writing Projects Scare You?
      From published novelists to writers of how-to books or memoirs—anyone can be intimidated by the writing process and plagued by questions like these: Where do I begin? How can I avoid common mistakes? How can I make my project sound more professional? What’s my next step? Developmental editor Karin Nicely, owner of Writing Nicely, will […]