published: Friday, February 08, 2013
South Lake Briefs
Scholarship opportunities available for 2013 grads
Many business, civic clubs and organizations are offering scholarship opportunities for 2013 graduates in the Lake County school system.
A database of local scholarships has been compiled by Back to School is COOL-Lake County and is available at www.backtoschooliscool.org.
For information, email Aimee Stanley firstname.lastname@example.org or if you know of additional scholarships to post that will benefit local students.
'Because I Love You' event to be held Saturday
The Renaissance Group of Central Florida Inc., invites children and families in Lake County to a community outreach event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at The Renaissance Group of Central Florida, 345 N. U.S. Highway 27.
The goal is to encourage youth to think about what they can give to others, inspiring thoughtfulness and promote positive thinking.
Materials are provided for the children to create cards and small gifts for family members and friends.
All gift items are free.
Volunteers are also needed for the event to help wrap and fill out cards with the children.
For information, call 352-242-1711.
Annual 'Give Kids a
Smile' event scheduled
The Lake County Dental Association, Lake County Health Department and the Florida Department of Health Volunteer Health Care Provider Program have combined to give underprivileged children, ages 6-18, access to free dental services in celebration of the national Give Kids a Smile campaign.
Lake county volunteer dentists and hygienists will provide free exams, cleanings and fluoride treatments, distribute free educational material, toothbrushes, and toothpaste from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 15, Lake County Health Department office, 875 Oakley Seaver Dr.
An appointment is required and are limited to the first 100 eligible patients. A parent or legal guardian must be present at the appointment.
To determine eligibility and schedule an appointment, call 352-217-7115 by 5 p.m., on Monday.
Library to host sewing and crafting sessions
The Minneola Schoolhouse Library will hold sewing and crafting sessions on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month beginning Tuesday and ending May 28, in the café at the Minneola City Hall.
Minneola resident Marie Cameron will facilitate the projects.
For information and times, call
Complimentary workshop to be held on Tuesday
The second in a series of complimentary workshops will be presented by Superior Residences of Clermont along with Keiber Retirement Solutions and Keiber Senior Services, to help women facing special challenges when planning for retirement.
The workshop will take place at
10 a.m. on Tuesday at Superior Residences of Clermont, 1600 Hunt Trace Boulevard.
The free workshop will have complimentary coffee and snacks.
Call Lindsay Finkbeiner for reservations at 352-394-5549.
ERHS slated to present 'Brighton Beach Memoirs'
The public is invited to attend "Bright-on Beach Memoirs" at 7 p.m., Wednes-day through Feb. 15 at the school.
Tickets are $10 and can be reserved at the school office, 13322 Excalibur Road in Clermont or by emailing email@example.com.
A dinner theater will be presented at
6 p.m. on Feb. 16. Cost for the dinner and show is $20. Reservations are required.
For information, call 352-242-2080.