Kindness Matters

Breaking The Iron Cage of Poverty

Lake Cares event on May 19 features Dr. Donna Beegle on the problem of generational poverty Alarmed at […]

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Food and More through a Welcoming Door

When it comes to poverty in our community, Lake Cares With poverty rising in Lake County and many […]

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Trap Neuter Return comes to Downtown Mount Dora

Late in the evening, when the streets are quiet and the visitors have all gone home, the cats […]

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Lake Cares Food Pantry says thanks – and reminds us not forget there is still need

Lake Cares Food Pantry held their annual donor appreciation luncheon at Lake Cares Food Pantry on Thursday afternoon […]

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Getting Connected – Kiwanis Club of Mount Dora

Getting Connected is a new, occasional column that the Mount Dora Citizen is offering to help bring awareness to some […]

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Dave Felts, Mount Dora’s Unsung Hero

  When Nancy and I moved from Orlando to Mount Dora in August 1992, it marked a turning […]

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Mount Dora Lawn Bowling – Mixing Fun with a Serious Cause

Sylvia Mackey is an enthusiastic lawn bowler.  She also suffers from diabetes.  And that’s where two aspects of […]

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Mount Dora Community Trust Looks to the Future

Kevin Batliner, Executive Director of the Mount Dora Community Trust is looking forward to some big changes happening […]

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What’s special about Mount Dora? Volunteers. 

  Nothing makes a city shine better than smiles—for fun and for free. Mount Dora keeps busy. All […]

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Mount Dora Police Department Brings the Spirit of the Season to Local Family Dealing with Health Crisis

The Mount Dora Police Department (MDPD) treated a local family from northeast Mount Dora with a very special Christmas […]

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Dave Merrill’s Christmas Wish? Provide a Bit of Christmas Kindness to Those In Need

Sometimes Facebook posts are painfully annoying.  Too personal, too pushy…just too, too much.  Sometimes you just shake your […]

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Mount Dora Honors Veterans at the 4th Annual Patriot Cruise and Salute

Mount Dora celebrated the Veterans of American military service on Sunday, November 8 with a Patriot Cruise and Salute […]

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Farewell to James Snell, Mount Dora Civic Leader, Former Public Works Director and Councilman

Longtime Public Works Director and former councilman James Snell passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at Bayview […]

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The Mount Dora Patrons of the Community Building Bring Benefactors Together for Dazzling Results

“There are women who make things better, there are women who change things, there are women who make […]

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Florence Westmaas, Lake Cares Food Pantry Volunteer Extraordinaire

Florence Westmaas, 91, takes the bus to volunteer at Lake Cares Food Pantry, where she has greeted clients […]

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Art Creates Change

Mount Dora Center for the Arts believes every child needs a champion! To further this cause, Mount Dora […]

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Mount Dora Police Reward Safe Drivers

The Mount Dora Police department is looking for a few good drivers. Thanks to a donation from a […]

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Helping Pets in Need – Creating Hope for a Loving Home

There are angels among us Here in Mount Dora we love our dogs. Just ask the official Canine […]

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Mount Dora Community Trust Offices Relocate

The Mount Dora Community Trust, which has shared space with the Trust Department of First National Bank for […]

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Ed and Diane Brooks

First National Bank Honors Ed Brooks

Ed Brooks Retires from First National Bank of Mount Dora, June 30, 2015 After a career spanning 43 […]

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