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  • Wine, chocolate, good cause

    Wine, chocolate, good cause
    Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards in Clermont will host "Wine & Chocolate Festival" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the winery, 19239 U.S. Highway 27, north of Clermont. The outdoor festival will feature an arts-and-crafts...
  • Don't fall for tobacco industry e-cigarette smokescreen

    Don't fall for tobacco industry e-cigarette smokescreen
    No one should have to choose between their health and a paycheck. Which is why, with all that is still unknown about the dangers of e-cigarette use, we must put public health first and prohibit the use of these unregulated products in all workplaces,...
  • North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...
  • The Great American Smokeout and why it didn't work for me

    The Great American Smokeout and why it didn't work for me
    Thursday brings another Great American Smokeout, an admirable occasion that never did me any good as a cigarette smoker. It didn't help me for a couple reasons: I don't like to join things, and I could never not smoke for more than a couple hours...
  • Kids of Character: Justin Friedman

    Kids of Character: Justin Friedman
    Justin Friedman Age: 17 School: Nova High in Davie Grade: 12th Hometown: Hallandale Beach Trait: Caring By assisting wounded warriors and their families, Justin is living what he calls "the good life." "The good life would most likely be...
  • New north Eustis fire station dedication set for Saturday

    New north Eustis fire station dedication set for Saturday
    Eustis' Fire Department will have a dedication and grand opening of its second fire station at 1800 Hicks Ditch Road, which serves north Eustis. The event begins at 10 a.m. Saturday. Festivities include a ceremonial raising of the flag and wetting of...
  • Classic employees raise $12,216 for breast cancer awareness

    Classic employees raise $12,216 for breast cancer awareness
      Seminole Classic Casino has raised $12,216 during Breast Cancer Awareness Month through its special events and property-wide initiatives. All proceeds collected were donated to the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer...
  • Doctors stumped as more breast cancer patients remove healthy breasts

    Doctors stumped as more breast cancer patients remove healthy breasts
    Evidence is mounting that too many women with early-stage breast cancer are opting for mastectomies instead of having breast-conserving surgeries that offer the same odds of survival. A new analysis of more than 1.2 million breast cancer patients in the...
  • Cancer-benefit trip planned for Tarpon Springs festivities

    Cancer-benefit trip planned for Tarpon Springs festivities
    C's for Cancer, which stands for crafts, cruises, concerts and cancer survivor dinners that benefits the Lake-Sumter Unit of the American Cancer Society, is sponsoring a bus trip to Tarpon Springs on Jan. 6. Tarpon Springs, a town about 15 minutes north...
  • Making Strides in Boca sets new records

    Jubilant over the 20,000 turnout and exceeding their goals, organizers for South Palm Beach County's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk came together for a wrap party to thank the committee and fundraisers. "This was our biggest walk yet, and we...
  • Cancer surgeon caps fundraiser with haircut

    Cancer surgeon caps fundraiser with haircut
    Two scissors-wielding women sliced off the almost blue-black ponytail belonging to a very willing surgeon Friday, before sharing a long embrace. The emotional moment was all for charity, the capstone of a $15,000 fundraising effort by Dr. Lisa Guerra...