Episode 13: Gem of the Hills with Doris Bloodsworth

On this episode we meet up with local historian Doris Bloodsworth to discuss her new book From Gem of the Hills to Choice of Champions! She provides some great stories of Clermont before the boom and other Clermont capers.


To find out more about the book, or to reserve a copy, visit www.clermontbook.com.


Episode 12: Clermont’s Master Plan & More with Kathryn Deen

Washington DC, Savannah, New York City – What do these great American Cities have in common?  They were planned with purpose!  This episode is action packed as we travel from the days of Oglethorpe to the modern  City of Clermont in beautiful Lake County. Kathryn Deen, Communications Director for the City of Clermont discusses with the Lake Rising Team the importance of planning and the vision for downtown Clermont.  Listen to hear about the greatness of Clermont rising from the days of citrus to the Choice of Champions.

Episode 11: James Argento and the Judges of Lake County

Legendary Lake County prosecuting attorney Jame Argento talks about the new judges of Lake County from a behind the “bar” perspective.  James and the Lake Rising team also present reasons why it’s important to support local attorneys and discuss the close knit legal community in Lake County.


Episode 10: Part 2-‘The D Word’

In episode 10 listen in on Ryan, Sean and Rocky getting excited about the D word.  Density! Part 2 of growth in Lake County is now available for a listen. In this episode Rocky also announces an AMAZING prize and all you have to do to be a contender, is give Lake Rising a like, follow and review! Here are the links for entry:

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Episode 9: Part 1-Is Lake County Growing Too Fast?

Join us for an in depth discussion on the growth of Lake County. Sean, Rocky and Ryan cover the issue from a local perspective. Sean has a great story from Minneola’s past (Ask Sean what the font size was?) and we cover the importance of planning in Lake County, FL.


Episode 8: Food in Lake County with Karin Mezzell

Is there anything truly more universal than food? In today’s episode we are talking about the places to eat and those special dishes that will make you smile. Guest producer Karin Mezzell will be joining us to give us her opinion of places you just can’t miss.

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Episode 7: It’s Time to Go Back Outside!

The Lake Rising Team hits the trail!

Our latest podcast talks about many of the great parks and trails in Lake County.


YES! You can actually see stuff like this in Lake County!!!



On this special episode of Lake Rising we are going over hurricane preparations as hurricane Dorian moves toward Lake County.


Additional Resources:

Phone number for text alerts in Lake County: Text ALERT LAKE to 888-777

Lake County Emergency Operation Center