published: Friday, March 22, 2013
South Lake Briefs
CHS class of 1963 to be honored at reunion
The Clermont High School class of 1963 will be honored at this event, but all classes through 1985 are invited, as well as faculty members.
Doors open at 9:30 a.m., April 27, at the First United Methodist Church Wesley Center.
Cost for the luncheon is $30.
Reservations must be purchased in advance to guarantee a seat with your class.
Tickets will also be available at the door.
If you do not receive an invitation or have a change of address, email your information to Karen Clay Newman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline to register is April 19.
For information, call Patty Lucas Green, at 352-636-3465.
Pictures of grads sought for historic Hooks School
As the dedication of the replica of the Hooks School House approaches, April 13, the Historical Society is requesting information about graduating classes from both Groveland High School and Clermont High School from the 1920s through the 1940s.
Graduation photos that could be copied and displayed in the school house would be greatly appreciated, and it is very important that the names of the students and teachers shown in the pictures be provided.
For information, call Dodie King, Historic Village manager, at 407-314-7382, or go to southlakehistoricalsociety.com
Kiwanis Club's chicken dinner event is Saturday
The Kiwanis Club of Clermont will host a fundraiser for benefiting club programs for the children of South Lake County, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, at the Jenkins Auditorium, 691 West Montrose St.
Tickets are $7.
Call Hal Cummings at 352-394-6098 or Ron Becker 352-394-8551 for tickets and information. Tickets are also available at Centennial Bank.
'Pet Connect Carnival'
at Petco set for Saturday
Several local animal rescue organizations will be participating in this event showcasing their most adorable, adoptable four-legged companions from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, in the Petco parking lot, at S.R. 50 and Hancock Road, in Clermont.
The Pet Connect Carnival family fun day will have entertainment, meet and greet sessions with adoptable dogs, exhibitions, pet contests, raffles, children's games, food and beverage vendors, and local businesses offering unique products and services for two-and four-legged family members.
Admission is free.
For information, go to www.slal.org, or call 352-429-6334.
Community job fair scheduled for Thursday
Open to all employers and those looking for a job, from noon to 3 p.m., Thursday, at The Tedder/Thomas Civic Center, 121 N. Sunset Ave., in Mascotte.
Professional dress required.
For information, call Barbara Krull at 352-636-4303, or go t www.friendsofmascotte.org.
Garden Club to host auction on April 3
At 9:30 a.m., on April 3 the Groveland/Mascotte Garden Club will meet at the Groveland Masonic Lodge for an auction featuring a large variety of items to be available including plants, pottery, tools, paintings, food, cookbooks and gardening related items.
In addition club members will offer information on tools, growing plants, pictures and other items.
For information, call Hershell Womble at 352-429-4271.