published: Friday, December 21, 2012
South Lake Briefs
The Presidents Hall of Fame gets decked out
The Presidents Hall of Fame, 123 N. U.S. Highway 27 has numerous detailed displays of events in history such as the animated diorama of the building of the White House, 1792-1800. The museum is also decked out in holiday fare and is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. year-round.
Admission is $14.95 for an adult, $13.95 for seniors, $6.95 for children ages 6 to 11, and children under 5 are free.
Group admission rates are available.
For information, call 352-394-2836 or go to presidentshalloffame.com.
School receives grant to support student nutrition
Pine Ridge Elementary is the recent recipient of a "Fuel Up to Play 60" grant from the Dairy Council of Florida to support the in-school health and wellness program.
Fuel Up to Play 60 is a national
program that encourages children to eat nutrient-rich foods (low-fat and fat-free dairy, fruits, vegetables and whole grains) and participate in at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day.
Pine Ridge Elementary is one of
48 schools statewide to receive grants for the fall 2012 funding period from the Dairy Council of Florida, which works with schools, health professionals, social service agencies and others to educate Floridians on the health benefits of milk and other nutrient-rich dairy foods.
For information, go to www.fueluptoplay60.com or the Dairy Council of Florida's website at www.floridamilk.com.
Performances of 'White Christmas' start today
Citrus Heights Academy enthusiastically announces its upcoming production of "White Christmas" at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 101 E. Grand Highway, Clermont.
Tickets can be purchased for $8 at the door, and are $6 for students.
Advance purchases receive a $1 discount and can be arranged by calling the school office at 352-394-4715.
Church to host
Christmas Eve service
Windermere Union Church United Church of Christ, 10710 Park Ridge-Gotha Road will host a Christmas Eve Service at 6 p.m., Monday in the sanctuary that will be filled with festive holiday decorations. Communion will be served, and a special offering will be taken for missions.
Call the church at 407-876-2112 or visit www.windermereunion.org for information.
South Lake Baseball
team hosts winter camp
Camp sessions will be from 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday through Dec. 29, for ages 6-14, and is open to the first 50 players. Games will be played at the South Lake High School Baseball field.
Cost is $40 which includes prizes and a camp t-shirt, instruction on all aspects of the game, and possible video analysis.
For information, call Kerry Whetro at 352-551-7908, or email email@example.com.
Celebrate a great cause at casino night on Dec. 31
If you are looking for a fun New Year's Eve and want to support a great cause, Windermere Union Church, 10710 Park Ridge-Gotha Road, in Windermere is having a Casino Night event from 7 to 10 p.m., on Dec. 31. as a fundraiser to benefit the Health Alliance Breast Cancer Project at the Windermere Town Hall on Main Street.
The non-profit Health Alliance Breast Care Project helps uninsured, low-income women receive cost-free diagnostic mammograms and procedures if they are symptomatic of breast cancer.
Tickets are $30 for singles and $50 for a couple.
For information, call Nancy Cordes at 407-654-4295.