At its 83rd annual meeting, SECO Energy celebrated “Just Business.” The not-for-profit energy cooperative’s March 25 virtual gathering, called the Annual Meeting of the Membership, was available to members via Facebook live, YouTube and live streaming.

SCORE Mid-Florida, which serves Lake, Sumter and Marion counties, has several upcoming online programs to help entrepreneurs and other small business owners maximize their efforts. Here’s a sampling of programs scheduled over the next few weeks:

Davidson of Dundee is still owned and operated by the Davidson family. As you drive on US Highway 27, just north of the turn-off for Legoland (formerly Cypress Gardens), the signs beckon you to stop in for citrus candy, jelly and marmalade, Florida souvenirs and fresh citrus fruit.

SCORE Mid-Florida, which serves Lake, Sumter and Marion counties, has several upcoming online programs to help entrepreneurs and other small business owners maximize their efforts. Here’s a sampling of programs scheduled over the next few weeks:

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What’s the secret behind a twisted biscuit? Don Wilson, owner of the Twisted Biscuit Diner in Tavares, will tell you it’s that the toppings are baked right into the dough. However, the real secret to this thriving business, which opened in November, lies with Wilson’s determination and dedic…

SCORE Mid-Florida, which serves Sumter, Marion and Lake counties, has several upcoming online programs to help entrepreneurs and other small business owners maximize their efforts. Here’s a sampling of programs scheduled over the next few weeks:

SCORE Mid-Florida, which serves Sumter, Marion and Lake counties, has several upcoming online pro-grams to help entrepreneurs and other small business owners maximize their efforts. Here’s a sampling of programs scheduled for January:

Seagull Cottage originated in Maine over 30 years ago. A lovely couple, “Capt. Jim & Elsa Stewart”, have owned and operated several locations very successfully. They started this location at Renninger’s in Mount Dora about 5 years ago.

“We’ve come a long way with soap options today,” Linda Felton, owner of Linda’s Soap Box shares. “Natural homemade soaps can include a combination of ingredients including lemongrass, lavender, vanilla, peppermint and tea tree oil, as well as shea butter, olive oil, honey and goat milk. Popu…

Jewelry becomes part of everyone’s life sooner or later— a wedding band, a watch, earrings or an accent piece — so you’ll want to find a skilled artisan who sells or creates beautiful pieces with their own hands. They repair, clean and adjust items with ease. So whether you’re seeking to pur…

Awnings are one of the practical and attractive additions you can make to your home. They provide form and function, protecting your windows and frequently used outdoor areas from heat, harsh light, weather and debris, and provide a stylish element to the exterior of your home

If you’re stuck in a job you don’t like and have no future in, it’s time to consider changing careers. And there’s no better time. With unemployment at an all-time low, companies are vying for qualified employees to fill shortages. Training for a new career can bring renewed value to your li…

A home is the most significant purchase many people will ever make. Perhaps because of that, many buyers, particularly those purchasing a home for the first time, are understandably nervous about the home-buying process. The decision regarding which home to buy warrants ample consideration, …

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Karen King, owner of A Quilting Palette in Lady Lake, has kept her store open during the pandemic, and she has every intention of riding out the economic slowdown and supplying her customers the materials they require to complete their projects.

The REALTORS® Association of Lake & Sumter Counties, Inc.  is proud to announce our 2019 Million Dollar, Multi-Million Dollar, and Platinum Lease Club members.  They will be honored at the Annual Awards Gala held at Lake Receptions in Mount Dora Mar. 20.

Regal Mobility has helped thousands of people stay mobile by evaluating and matching the right mobility product with each customer. Lisa Holland, General Manager at Regal Mobility says “nothing is more rewarding than hearing the wonderful adventures our customers are able to have because of …

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Cameron Lee Cruz, age 43, passed away unexpectedly in Mount Dora, Florida on December 5, 2020. Cameron was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan at Blodgett Memorial Hospital. Cam was beloved at every school he was at, starting at Crestwood Elementary in Rockford, Michigan where he became fast frie…

Raymond “Ray” Ordell Halverson (1934-2020) went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 22, 2020 at the age of 85 after a short but rough battle with cancer. The funeral service will be held at Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 890 Abrams Road, Eustis, Florida at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28. It will al…