April 2021
Champions E-Newsletter
Rise Clermont Releases Promotional Video

The City of Clermont's economic recovery initiative, Rise Clermont, released a promotional video this week capturing the spirit of the movement.
Fire Department Offers Businesses Vaccines

Businesses in the greater South Lake area are invited to schedule first and second dose vaccines to be administered to their employees at their facilities.
Clermont Featured in County Trails Updates

A 2021 Lake County Trails Updates event was held April 29 in Leesburg. City of Clermont Communications Director Kathryn Deen presented on Clermont's trail success story, including how Legacy Loop brings trail users into downtown.
City Celebrates Earth Day

The annual Clermont Earth Day Lake Clean-Up and Festival returned. Thanks to everyone who came to Lake Hiawatha Preserve and enjoyed DJ music, vendors, environmental activities, aerial performers, Tai Chi demonstrations and more.
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3 Eco-Friendly City Initiatives

The City of Clermont has implemented energy-saving light fixtures, fishing line recycling bins and electric car charging stations to help the earth.
Police Department Shares Updates

Clermont Police held its first department updates event April 19 at the Clermont City Center. Highlights included a 14% drop in crime, the rollout of a body camera program and the recent launch of an online incident reporting system for citizens.
Umbrella Art Project Supports Businesses

Rise Clermont connected local artists and nonprofit organizations with Clermont businesses to celebrate spring with the Umbrella Art Project.
NBC Films Olympic Promotional Videos

NBC Sports was spotted filming Olympic promotional videos with track athletes Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Maicel Uibo at the Clermont Boat Ramp.
Master Plan Streetscape Phase 2 Continues

Construction resumes May 10 on Minneola Avenue between 7th and 8th streets downtown. Legacy Loop Trail and businesses remain open.
hands holding heart board with words "vaccine" and clermont city logo on it
COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Visit the City of Clermont's designated COVID-19 vaccine webpage for eligibility updates, local resources and vaccination site information.
Police Chief Honored by Boy Scouts

Chief Charles Broadway was recognized as the 2021 honoree at the Lake County Boy Scouts' Golden Eagle event. City leadership showed their support.
City Welcomes New Businesses

The City of Clermont welcomed the Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute at its April 13 groundbreaking. The South Lake Chamber of Commerce also welcomed several new businesses this month.
Clermont Fire is 'Feline' Friendly

Cats and four-legged friends alike can count on Clermont Fire Department to come to their rescue. Boeing the cat was recently returned to safety.
New! Pups in the Park

The city's first celebration for our four-legged family members is 8:30 a.m. Sat., June 12 at Lake Hiawatha Preserve. Don't miss the dog swimsuit parade and competition, Puppuccino with a Cop, a Frisbee competition and more.
Movies Under the Stars Continues

Bring the family to watch "The Karate Kid" at 8 p.m. Fri., April 30 and "Ugly Dolls" 8 p.m. Fri., May 21 at Waterfront Park.
Police to Host Public Safety Youth Academy

Starting June 14, participants will learn about law enforcement and perform exercises like investigations, evidence collection, defense tactics and more.
2021 Aquatics Season is Here

Check out the pool season dates for open swim and private party rentals. Sign up for swim lessons and the swim team. The pool opens May 1.
Participate in Recreation Programs

The Clermont Arts and Recreation Center has program options for everyone! Join Tai Chi, chair yoga or participate in virtual options like bingo and chess.
Lake County Extends Rental Assistance

Lake County residents with past due rent may qualify for emergency rental assistance due to COVID-19. The rental assistance program has been extended.

Call for Photos

Share your #ClermontBeautyShot with us. You might see it featured here, like this photo of Lake Minneola from Jenn, or on our Facebook page.