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Upcoming Event: Red Ribbon HM, 5K & Fun Run

RedRibbonRaceLogo_ffWhen: Saturday, November 8, 2014
Time: 7:00AM start of Half Marathon
Where: Lake Mirro Complex, Lakeland, FL
Distance: HM (13.1 miles), 5K (3.1 miles)

The Red Ribbon Run Series is a family weekend where adults can compete in the Half Marathon or 5K and students K-8th grade can take part in a Kid’s Fun Run, which will loop around Lake Mirror. Middle and High Schoolers can take part in the 5K. Free registration for K-12th graders includes a commemorative Run t-shirt! 

Register Online Today to get the best price for the Red Ribbon Half Marathon! Prices increase as the event draws closer. Please visit our official event web site at: RedRibbonHalf.com

Upcoming Event: 5th Annual 5k at Oakland Park

When: Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time: 7:30AM start
Where: Oakland Park, Winter Garden, FL
Distance: 5K (3.1 miles)

Click HERE for complete event details.

Upcoming Event: 9th Annual Winter Garden 5K

When: Saturday, November 15, 2014
Time: 7:30AM start
Where: 56 West Plant Street, Winter Garden, FL
Distance: 5K (3.1 miles)

Click HERE for complete event details.

Post storm excitement in Historical Downtown Winter Garden

As I was driving down Plant Street tonight I saw a bunch of flashing red lights and then saw this sight on South Main Street. The Winter Garden Fire Department ladder truck was extended and 2 fire fighters were gathered on a small 2nd story balcony. Rumor has it that someone said the building took a direct hit from lightning during tonight’s storms (4/29/14).

Having witnessed a neighbor’s home burn after a direct lightning hit a couple years ago, I fully appreciate the fact that the destructive power of a lightning bolt may not show it’s flaming self for hours after it hit.

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Photo: ©2014 Mark Lepow/LepowPhoto.com

Can You Spot the Errors?

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This is one of several pages on the front gate message board. Can you spot the errors?
Photo: ©2014 Mark Lepow/Lepow Photo