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Free Wi-Fi during Hurricane Irma

Free Xfinity Wi-Fi is being offered at select sites in Florida during Hurricane Irma. The Wi-Fi is offered at various indoor and outdoor hotspots, including businesses, parks and shopping districts. Xfinity hotspot locations are listed online. How do use the free Wi-Fi: Once in range of a hotspot, select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then…

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Walk to support Easter Seals of Central Florida

Please join Easter Seals and team members from Catherine Hanson Real Estate, Inc. at Camp Challenge for a family fun walk around the nature trail and an authentic camp experience complete with carnival games, tie-dye, and arts and crafts. Walk With Me is Easter Seal of Central Florida’s signature fundraising event giving children and adults…

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Mount Plymouth Historic Bike Loop

Hop on your bike to discover the new and beautiful Mount Plymouth Historic Bike Loop in Lake County, Florida. You can bike for miles through the peaceful neighborhood while learning about the natural and historical sites in the area. The Historic Bicycle Loop winds through Mount Plymouth using existing neighborhood streets. In the future, this Loop will…

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DeLand Wins America’s Main Street Contest

For the second year in a row, Independent We Stand has awarded more than $25,000 in cash and prizes, plus a brag-worthy title, to one deserving Main Street program. The America’s Main Streets contest celebrates local communities across the country, while recognizing the groups working to keep them vibrant. This year, MainStreet DeLand of DeLand,…

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Catherine’s Corner: Business Women of Style

My daughter, Leslie, and I are proud to be chosen as Businesswomen of Style by Lake & Sumter Style Magazine. We love that we have the opportunity to work together to grow Catherine Hanson Real Estate, Inc. It’s a family business, and one we are very passionate about. We hope to see you soon! – Catherine

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Mount Dora Ribbon Cutting

Our newest Catherine Hanson Real Estate, Inc. location is now open in Mount Dora, Florida. Please stop by and say hi the next time you are in town: 346 Dora Drawdy Way, Mount Dora, FL 32757. A special thank you to Mount Dora & East Lake Chambers of Commerce for your support. Thanks to our generous partners…

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Catherine’s Corner: New Office Opens in Mount Dora

Sometimes opportunities present themselves — and you have to act fast. When we saw the potential for growth in Mount Dora, Florida, we trusted our instincts and opened a new office at 346 Dora Drawdy Way. We are very excited to return to this beautiful town! I have been most fortunate in the real estate…

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Tavares: America’s Seaplane City

This story was originally posted by the Orlando Economic Development Commission and has been reposted here with their permission. A team of Orlando ambassadors (“Obassadors”) met in the City of Tavares to discover the rich history and exciting activities of this historic town in Lake County. Hosted by Lake County Economic Development & Tourism department and the…

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Catherine’s Corner: East Lake Park Expansion

Election day 2016 was quite memorable — some of you were most pleased with the outcome, others very disappointed. However, on November 8 in East Lake County, all the residents were winners! That is the day the Lake Board of County Commissioners voted to purchase 40 acres adjacent to the East Lake Park in order…

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