December E-Newsletter
Outgoing City Manager Honored

City Council and the community honored Darren Gray for 15 years of transformational leadership. (Click here to learn about applying for the city manager position.)
City Puts on Virtual Tree Lighting Ceremony
Happy Holidays! The city premiered a Light Up Clermont 2020 video on Dec. 4. Watch as City Council counts down to the lighting of the City Hall Park holiday tree and downtown businesses share special holiday messages.
Holiday Enchanted Forest Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the Light Up Clermont tree decorating contest. Visit the Holiday Enchanted Forest daily until 10 p.m. through Jan. 3, 2021 at Victory Pointe Park.
Recap: Cookies and Cocoa Walk

Check out these snapshots of the Light Up Clermont 2020 Cookies and Cocoa Walk in Downtown Clermont. Special thanks to all of the participating businesses.
Vote for Council Seat 4

A runoff election for Clermont City Council Seat 4 will be held Tues., Jan. 5, 2021. Pamela Amerson and Ebo Entsuah will appear on the Special Election ballot, and the winner will take office Jan. 12, 2021.
Rise Clermont Launches to Help Businesses

Business Liaison Barbara Hollerand presented an exciting new initiative called Rise Clermont to City Council. Register for free to support local businesses, collaborate and help overcome the economic challenges of COVID-19.

Clermont Police Introduce Body Cameras

The Clermont Police Department recently outfitted 55 officers with body cameras. Council Member Jim Purvis played a significant role in initiating the program.
Olympus Announces Broadcast Partnership

Broadcast Service Group has signed on with Olympus. The Wellness Way cornerstone campus plans to broadcast from its sports training and competition venues, as well as an outdoor amphitheater for concerts and special events.
City Congratulates Special Ironman

City of Clermont officials joined Gov. Ron DeSantis in congratulating Chris Nikic, the world's first person with Down Syndrome to complete a full Ironman. A ceremony was held Nov. 9 at Special Olympics Florida headquarters in Clermont.
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The Southern on 8th Opens Downtown

The Southern on 8th opened this month on the southwest corner of Montrose and 8th streets downtown. The upscale Southern gourmet dinner and cocktail spot is yet another private investment downtown inspired by the city's Master Plan.
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Buy Shows Tickets for the 2021 Season

The Clermont Performing Arts Center is ready to welcome you for the 2021 season. Enjoy familiar favorites as well as new and exciting shows for the entire family. All facilities will follow enhanced health and safety protocols.
New Dance Programs Start in New Year

The Clermont Arts and Recreation Center is offering new dance programs starting in January 2021. A variety of classes will be available for youth, adults and seniors.

Call for Photos

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