Q+A with Fred Sommer, the ‘Godfather’ of Triathlons

Fred reflects on 35 years since bringing triathlons to Clermont, his recent USAT award + more | By Michelle Craske | In 1974, about 2,500 miles west in San Diego, a new sport was born. And it would eventually turn Clermont and South Lake County into a worldwide sports destination. The sport involved swimming, cycling and running. These were not triathletes. There was no such … Continue reading Q+A with Fred Sommer, the ‘Godfather’ of Triathlons

Rev up your Spring Makeup Routine

| By Marcella Imbesi | Spring is here and everything is coming up roses! Even though we are lucky enough to reside in the sunshine state, I’d say we had our fair share of chilly mornings and downright cold evenings these past few months. Our Floridian version of winter has most of us dreaming about tan lines, sparkling pools and 8:30 p.m. sunsets. All it … Continue reading Rev up your Spring Makeup Routine

Ain’t No Party Like a Salad Jar Party! Here’s How to Throw One

| By Laurel Moll | Want to throw a party that no one will regret the next day? How about a Salad Jar Party?! It’s a fun, inexpensive way to encourage healthy meals while saving yourself time and money. Spring is a perfect time to host, so send out a Facebook invite and let the green times roll! Party Planning Plan to have at least … Continue reading Ain’t No Party Like a Salad Jar Party! Here’s How to Throw One

Ford Model T ‘Tin Lizzie’ Event

  | By Larry Oskin | Downtown Clermont celebrated old cars last month. Over 150 Ford Model Ts and other antique rides assembled from across the country on March 8. The event was hosted by the Clermont Downtown Partnership. Many participants came from the nearly decade-old The Tin Lizzie Club of North Central Florida, which has charters from Model T Ford Club International and Model T Ford Club of … Continue reading Ford Model T ‘Tin Lizzie’ Event

Author Spreads Kindness with Children’s Book

Laura St. John will Sign Copies of ‘Don’t Judge a Bug By Its Cover’ on April 5 Downtown | By Kathryn Deen | A local author has published a children’s book that she hopes will make the world a little kinder. Laura St. John‘s first book signing is 3-6 p.m. Thurs., April 5 at Twisted Flavors Baked Bar in downtown Clermont. “Don’t Judge a Bug by … Continue reading Author Spreads Kindness with Children’s Book