Clermont Garden Club member Chickie Broman (right) is pictured with Ray SanFratello and the plant she is displaying this month. She says, “Never throw away a broken pot. Use it for your plants in a creative way!” The succulents in this pot need medium light and just a little drink every thre…

The coronavirus pandemic is having a negative impact on blood donations across the country, according to OneBlood, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization responsible for providing safe, available and affordable blood. To maintain the critical blood supply local hospitals need, the public is…

With schools, offices, and other public spaces closing across the country, Ranger Rick magazine is offering kids a way to stay entertained and engaged in the natural world. The magazine website is free to all visitors through the end of June. In addition, all the digital editions of the maga…

To prevent the potential spread of Coronavirus COVID-19, many organizations have been cancelling their meetings, festivals, sporting events, concerts and other gatherings. Before attending any events included in this newspaper, please contact the sponsoring organization to confirm that the e…

Last week, Planet Fitness began a free program to promote exercising at home for people looking for things to do in the face of closures due to the coronavirus situation. Visit the Planet Fitness Facebook page for free at-home workouts for anyone and everyone. Get moving with Planet Fitness …

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March 13, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released an expanded list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The list contains nearly 200 additional products—including 40 new products th…

As you read this issue of the Clermont News Leader, you will notice far fewer event-related articles and more informational items related to dealing with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Our goal is to provide readers useful information to help in the coming days and weeks.

The IceHouse opens A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, to run March 20 to April 12, 2020. Performances of this hilarious and charming musical comedy will take place, Thursdays- Sundays, at the IceHouse, 1100 N. Unser St., Mount Dora, FL 32757. Box Office (352) 383-4616, www.icehousetheatre.com.

It is customary for people to take inventory of their lives as they grow older, wondering about their impact on the world and the people closest to them. A legacy is often the story of one’s life and the things he or she did through the years.  

“Let food be thy medicine” is a quote attributed to Hippocrates, the ancient scholar considered to be the father of modern medicine. The saying relates to the notion that what people put in their bodies can heal and/or prevent certain conditions.

Social Security benefits are part of the retirement plan of almost every American worker.  If you’re among the people covered under Social Security, you need to know how much you might receive from us when you begin receiving benefits.  These monthly payments may be a vital part of your reti…

Due to increased awareness of the Coronavirus Disease and the encouragement of precautionary measures by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Governor DeSantis, we release this notice for the purposes of promoting the utilization of online services provided by the office …

To prevent the potential spread of Coronavirus COVID-19, many organizations have been cancelling their meetings, festivals, sporting events, concerts and other gatherings. Before attending any of the events included in this issue of the Clermont News Leader, please contact the sponsoring org…

The Florida Department of Health in Lake County is inviting the public to participate on the county-wide Community Health Improvement Planning Consensus Workshop at the Lake County Extension Services Building Auditorium, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares, FL  32778, on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 from …

The Groveland Writers’ Group meets Thursday evenings from 6:30-7:50 p.m. at the Marion Baysinger Memorial Library, 756 W. Broad Street in Groveland. For further information, contact the library at 352.429.5840.

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