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2013

Visitors Guide & Business Directory

Sumter County Florida Chamber of Commerce

Bushnell Center Hill Coleman Croom-A Coochee Lake Panasoffkee Oxford

Royal Sumterville The Villages Webster Wildwood

www.sumterchamber.org | 352-793-3099

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We l c o m e t o S u m t e r Co u n t y ! We are pleased to welcome you to Sumter County, one of the fastest growing counties in the state of Florida. Whether you are a visitor, planning a move to our area, or already call Sumter County home, we are glad you are here. As the only chamber of commerce serving our 574-square-mile county, we are pleased to serve as an information source for businesses, government, and residents alike. Our county boasts a business-friendly government committed to maintaining low taxes, educators dedicated to continuous improvement of our A-rated public schools, and easy access to a wide variety of healthcare options. The entire community is dedicated to an outstanding quality of life, with friendly neighborhoods and a hometown atmosphere with an emphasis on traditional values. Explore our diverse county. Enjoy rural vistas, outdoor sports, or fine dining. You are sure to discover the unexpected; from fishing, birding and watersports on Lake Panasoffkee, to bustling business and industry in Wildwood, and the more urban delights of The Villages. With Sumter County’s central location and convenient transportation access, you are just a short drive from Florida’s sunny beaches or the familyfriendly atmosphere of Disney and Universal Studios. Please visit our website at www.sumterchamber.org and learn more about our county, or contact our friendly, experienced staff at 352-793-3099 to request additional information. Stay for a week, or a lifetime. You’ll feel right at home here. Wishing you all the best,

table of contents Landmarks in and Around Sumter County......................... Page 5 Golfing in Sumter County.......................................................... Page 7 Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway................................................ Page 8 Map of Sumter County................................................................ Page 8 Parks and Recreation................................................................... Page 9 Sumter Communities................................................................. Page 13 Education for All.......................................................................... Page 16 Sumter for Business....................................................................Page 20

Andrew Cripps Executive Director

Sumter County Government..................................................Page 22 About the Chamber of Commerce.......................................Page 26 Sumter County Demographics..............................................Page 28 Categorized Business Directory............................................ Page 32 Alphabetical Business Directory........................................... Page 42

Chamber Offices and Visitor Information Center: 102 North Highway 470 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 100 Sumterville, FL 33585-0100 (P) 352.793.3099 (F) 352.793.2120 (E) info@sumterchamber.org www.sumterchamber.org Visit us on your mobile device at www.visitsumter.net

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Landmarks In and Around Sumter County Dade Battlefield State Park

(See Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway, Page 10)

The Sumter County Fairgrounds is the center

of events in Sumter, hosting exhibits, carnivals, art and flower shows and fun for the whole family. For more information call the fairgrounds office at (352) 793-2750 or visit: www.sumterfair.com.

For additional information contact the Withlacoochee Trail State Park at (352) 394-2280 located at 12549 State Park Drive, Clermont, FL 34711

The Sumter County Farmer’s Market & Flea Market (See Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway)

The Florida Bass Conservation Center

The National Veterans Cemetery for the State of Florida

Sumter County Youth Centers are an

(See Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway)

The Withlacoochee State Trail consists of a

46-mile stretch and is presently the longest paved rail trail in Florida. The trail corridor runs through small towns, ranches and natural areas as it makes its way south from Citrus Springs to Trilby. The trail traverses a region that offers many other outstanding recreational opportunities such as unpaved trails in the Croom area of the Withlacoochee State Forest, and the Withlacoochee River (South) Canoe Trail. Like most rail-trails in Florida, the Withlacoochee Trail State Park

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is generally flat, offering an easy ride for all skill levels. An unpaved equestrian trail follows along portions of the paved trail.

(See Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway)

educational outlet for children and adults alike. Here you will find after school programs, a computer lab, tutors, library, sports programs and plenty more. Two locations are available to serve you: 841 E. C-48, Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-8722 406 Saint Claire St., Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-0067

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Golfing in Sumter County

Lake Panasoffkee Exceptional Fishing

Visitors to Lake Panasoffkee enjoy some of the best freshwater fishing in Florida. The lake is famous for its authentic “old Florida” fish camps with cabins, RV and camping sites, boat ramps, bait and tackle shops and seasoned local experts. Guides can help you land trophy-sized Largemouth Bass, Shellcrackers and Bluegills. Warmouth, Catfish and Sunfish are also plentiful. Expansive flats of eel grass, Hydrilla and Peppergrass provide the sanctuary for excellent fishing in this 5,500-acre spring fed lake. The third largest lake in west central Florida, Lake Panasoffkee connects to the Withlacoochee River via the Outlet River which flows out to the Gulf of Mexico.

Birding

The Lake Panasoffkee Wildlife Management Area, located at 7519 NW 18th Way (along State Road 44) near Wildwood, is a site along the Great Florida Birding Trail. Among the species you’ll find are Sandhill Cranes, herons, egrets, ibis, kestrels, meadowlarks, killdeer and warblers. With eight miles of marked trails for cycling and 18 miles for horseback riding and hiking, the area is popular for seasonal hunting, birding by boat, by bicycle or on foot, and camping. Call 352-796-7211 ext. 4470 www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/recreation/areas/lakepanasoffkee.html.

History

The town, known as Panasoffkee, or “Valley of Water” in the Native American Language, was settled around 1880. It was known as the largest fruit center in the world. In addition to citrus, sugar cane mills dotted the edge of the lake. Barrels of sugar and syrup were shipped north, along with the oranges. Panasoffkee became an important turpentine and

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lumber center during the latter part of the 19th century. Several general stores, three hotels, a drug store, meat market, two active churches, a saloon, and a school came into existence. Winter tourists continued to come for the excellent hunting and fishing. In 1998, the state Legislature created the Lake Panasoffkee Restoration Council to develop a restoration plan for the lake. The 10-year project restored Lake Panasoffkee’s historic fish bedding areas and the historic lake shoreline, and improved navigation. Lake Panasoffkee is one of the Southwest Florida Water Management District’s SWIM Program priority water bodies and is designated as an Outstanding Florida Water by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Recreation opportunities include bicycling, bird watching, boating and paddling, camping, equestrian use, fishing, hiking, hunting and a pavilion with picnic tables and grills.

Tom and Jerry’s Airboat Rides is an extreme

airboat ride on Lake Panasoffkee and the spring-fed the Withlacoochee River system. Enjoy a mixture of thrill ride and sightseeing tour as you glide along in safe, USCG-inspected vessels with our Master Captains. Airboat tours take you through the most breathtaking scenery mother nature has to offer. See Florida Alligators on your wildlife sightseeing adventure into nature’s swamp lands. Photo opportunities are around every corner.

Golf is a year-round sport in Sumter County. The Sumter community offers more than 20 wellmanicured courses that take advantage of beautiful scenery and sunny Florida weather. Relax and let your cares slip away while you play a round (or two) on courses designed to appeal to every skill level.

Continental Country Club - 50 Continental Blvd., Wildwood, FL 34785 - (352) 748-0100. Carved out of a natural Florida landscape, with fairways lined by majestic oak trees, this was the first golf course designed by renowned golf course architect Ron Garl. Miona Lake Golf Club - 5473 CR 122, Wildwood,

FL (352) 748-4200. Make a tee time at Miona Lake Golf Club and play on some of the best greens in the area. Built in 1966 by a local group of golfers, Miona Lake Golf Club is a picturesque 18-hole regulation golf course in Wildwood, Florida.

Shady Brook Golf and RV Resort – 178 N.

US 301, Sumterville, FL - (352) 568-2244. This 18-hole “Shady Brook” course features 5,966 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 68.4 and it has a slope rating of 110.

The Villages features 279 holes available to the

public. Many of these courses were designed by professionals and feature some of the best holes in the area. For more information call The Villages: (800) 245-1081 or (352) 753-2270

• Bonifay Country Club, 27 holes • Glenview Country Club, 27 holes • Arnold Palmer Country Club, 27 holes • Cane Garden Country Club, 27 holes • Evans Prairie Country Club, 27 holes • Mallory Country Club, 27 holes • Havana County Club, 27 holes • Hacienda Hills Country Club, 27 holes • Tierra Del Sol Country Club, 18 holes • Nancy Lopez Legacy Country Club, 27 holes • Orange Blossom Hills Country Club, 18 holes

Enjoy the family friendly atmosphere as you are allowed to feed the fish and wildlife that have made the bait and tackle fishing pier their home. Large herons stay on the boat slips and wait for daily feedings, and a local hawk catches fish in mid air. Blue Gills and Largemouth Bass feed as you toss bread from the docks. At times even a local gator shows up to see what’s in it for him or her. 190 CR 488 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (321) 689-8918

For more information contact: Land Resources Department, Southwest Florida Water Management District at (800) 423-1476 or (353) 796-7211, ext. 4470

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Parks, Preserves, Recreational Trails, History and Cultural Spots in Sumter: Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway is 62 miles of open roads that represent a cross section of Sumter County’s natural beauty. From county line to county line, the Byway traverses farmlands, cattle ranches and horse farms with lush open fields. It also passes through several of the most interesting small country towns in the region and the lush hardwood hammock and floodplain parklands that are part of the Withlacoochee River watershed. This Corridor highlights the scenic beauty and rich heritage of Sumter County.

1 Bass Conservation Center......................................................................................................................3583 CR 788, Webster 2 Oxford Park....................................................................................................................................................4087 E. C-466, Oxford 3 Lake Miona Park............................................................................................................... 10501 CR 115 (off CR 472E), Oxford 4 Cherry Lake Park.........................................................................................................................................8728 CR 100B, Oxford 5 Royal Park...................................................................................................................................................9569 CR 235, Wildwood 6 Lake Panasoffkee Wildlife Management Area.......................3 miles West of I-75 off SR 44, Lake Panasoffkee 7 Halfmoon Wildlife Management Area.......................................................... 7 miles West of I-75 off SR 44, Rutland 8 Rutland Park............................................................................................................................6805 W SR 44, Lake Panasoffkee

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Landmarks on the Scenic Byway include: Rutland Park

(6805 W State Road 44, Lake Panasoffkee) A paved boat ramp allowing access to the Withlacoochee River, picnic tables (with a grill) located along the river under large shade trees, and clean portable restrooms are available for public use at this county park in morthwest Sumter County.

Marsh Bend Outlet Park

(3100 County Road 413, Lake Panasoffkee) Located on the Outlet River between Lake Panasoffkee and the Withlacoochee River, this county park is a prime access point for many types of recreational activities. With many picnic tables and grills, covered pavilions, a paved boat ramp with fishing pier, a hiking trail, a sand volleyball court and clean portable restrooms, this is the perfect place for a family outing.

Pana Vista Lodge

(3417 County Road 421, Lake Panasoffkee) As a full service fish camp, the Pana Vista Lodge offers boat sales and rentals, a ramp and a tackle shop with licenses, bait, ice and everything you may need for a day of fishing out on the lake. For those who enjoy both boating and camping, the Lodge has cabins, RV hook-ups and primitive camping areas are available. Owned and operated by Jim and Eloise Veal, the Lodge has been in the Veal family since the early 20th century. Call (352) 793-2061 for additional information or visit http://www.panavistalodge.com.

Shady Brook Greenway Park

(230 County Road 470 N, Lake Panasoffkee) This county park facilitates boating access to the southeast portion of Lake Panasoffkee and is perfect for small boats, canoes and kayaks because of the sheltered creek where it is located. Amenities include a boat ramp with aluminum access dock, a covered picnic table and grill.

Bushnell Historic Courthouse

(209 N Florida Street, Bushnell) Located in the heart of historic Bushnell, the courthouse is the centerpiece of this traditional town. When an earlier courthouse in Sumterville burned in 1909, Bushnell became the new county seat. The existing courthouse was designed by famed architect William A. Edwards who designed campus buildings for Florida State University and the University of Florida. Construction was completed in 1914.

Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

(7200 County Road 603, Bushnell) Commemorating the battle that started the Second Seminole War in 1835, this 80-acre State Park protects the historic battlefield, and also the natural communities as they existed during the war. The Park’s visitor center provides information and displays about the historic battle, as well as a 12-minute video history titled This Land, These Men. Other amenities include restroom facilities, a recreation hall, a playground, a hiking/nature trail and picnic pavilions with covered shelters, electricity and grills. For hours of operation and additional information, please call (352) 793-4781 or visit http://floridastateparks.org/dadebattlefield

Florida National Cemetery

(6502 SW 102nd Avenue, Bushnell) Within the Withlacoochee State Forest, this beautiful cemetery features a Memorial Pathway that is lined with a variety of memorials that honor America’s Veterans as commemoration of their service to our nation. With more than 97,000 interments since the cemetery’s opening in 1988, this is the fourth such location in Florida established by the US Department of Veterans Affairs and is open daily from sunrise to sunset. For additional information, please call (352) 793-7740, www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/florida

Sumter County Farmers Market

(524 N Market Boulevard, Webster) As the oldest and largest market in the state, this eclectic composite of markets covers 40 acres, contains 2,000 stalls and accommodates over 1,200 dealers while attracting thousands of visitors each week. The city of Webster has evolved as a commercial center for the surrounding agricultural areas, and the flea markets and cattle sale are a distinctive resource that exemplifies the mercantile nature of small rural towns throughout the region.

Richloam Wildlife Management Area (WMA) (South of State Road 50 in SE Sumter County) As one of seven large tracts of land that make up the Withlacoochee State Forest, the Richloam WMA consists of more than 58,000 acres of pine flatwoods, scattered oak hammocks, bottomland hardwoods, and cypress swamp. Hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing (part of Great Florida Birding Trail), camping, horseback riding, hiking and biking are popular recreational activities here. There are eight miles of shared trails for horseback riding, bicycling, and hiking, and three loop hiking trails ranging in length from nine to fourteen miles. http://myfwc.com/viewing/recreation/wmas/cooperative/Richloam Florida Bass Conservation Center

(3583 County Road 788, Webster) Located five miles south of SR 50 off SR 471, this state-of-the-art freshwater fish hatchery and research facility is dedicated to conservation of the Florida Largemouth Bass, where an aquarium and visitor center allow visitors a close look at modern research practices. True anglers and fish enthusiasts will enjoy the overlook for watching hatchery activities and self-guided tours. For hours of operation and additional information: (352) 732-1225, or www. myfwc.com/conservation/freshwater/fbcc/.

General James Van Fleet Trail State Park

(South of State Road 50 in SE Sumter County - Mable Trailhead) Officially designated as part of Florida’s Statewide System of Greenways and Trails, this old railroad corridor has been converted for recreational use. As one of Florida’s most rural, the trail runs for 29 miles through the Green Swamp from Mabel to Polk City in Polk County. With excellent wildlife viewing opportunities, the Van Fleet Trail is a safe and pleasant place for bicyclists, hikers, joggers, and horseback riders to enjoy. For additional information: www.traillink.com/trail/general-james-a-vanfleet-state-trail.aspx. It is the mission of the Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway Corridor Advocacy Group to promote and protect the natural beauty, recreational potential and outstanding historical resources and traditions of the Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway for residents, visitors and future generations. Please help us accomplish this mission by visiting Sumter County’s most treasured intrinsic resources found along our byway. For more information regarding the Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway organization please find us on Facebook or call/ visit the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce at www.sumterchamber.org, (352) 793-3099   

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Sumter Communities Sumter County was named for General Thomas Sumter (1736-1832), a native of South Carolina who was prominent in the Southern campaigns of the Revolutionary War. The first settlers arrived in Sumter County in the 1800s, however the county’s official legislature did not meet until January 8, 1853.

The City of Bushnell

Named in honor of J. W. Bushnell, who surveyed the route of the Florida Railway and Navigation Company Railroad, the City of Bushnell was incorporated in 1912, when the courthouse was relocated from Sumterville. Today, the City of Bushnell operates one of the smallest Public Utilities in the State of Florida, providing water, electric, sewer and sanitation services to approximately 2300 homes and businesses. Bushnell is a growing and dynamic community enjoyed by young and old alike. True to its designation as a bird sanctuary, the area abounds in natural beauty. Throughout the year, the City of Bushnell is host to a variety of public events including the “Annual Fall Festival”. Mailing Address P.O. Box 115, Bushnell, FL 33513 Physical Address 117 E. Joe P. Strickland Jr. Avenue Bushnell, FL 33513, Phone: (352) 793-2591, Fax: (352) 793-2711 Website: www.cityofbushnellfl.com

The City of Center Hill

Center Hill’s history dates as far back as 1842. However, it received its official name when Mrs. Carrie Lovell named this little town “Center Hill” as it was in the center of the County and on top of a hill. In the early part of 1900, Center Hill became a “boom” town, and was known as the string bean capital of the world, shipping nearly 400 railroad cars of string beans that year.

The City of Coleman

The community of Coleman was settled in 1882. The city is named for Dr. B. F. Coleman, who is listed in the Florida Gazette in 1886-87 as one of the early citizens. During this time, the main source of revenue was growing and selling oranges, but residents also made a living raising cotton, cattle, sheep and hogs. Today, Coleman is home to the Federal Correctional Complex. The Complex opened in December 1995, providing jobs to more than 1,000 employees. The Complex is located east of Coleman on CR 470, consisting of Low Security. (352) 689-4000, Medium Security/ Work Camp (352) 689-5000 and U.S. Penitentiary (352) 689-6000. Mailing Address P.O. Box 456, Coleman, FL 33521 Physical Address 3502 East Warm Springs Avenue Coleman, FL 33521 Phone: (352) 748-1017, Fax: (352) 748-2291

Mailing Address P.O. Box 649, Center Hill, FL 33514 Physical Address 94 South Virginia Avenue, Center Hill, FL 33514 Phone: (352) 793-4431, Fax: (352) 568-2264

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The Town of Oxford

Sometime around 1870, pioneers began to settle in Oxford. On the road south of town, there was a pond that caused problems during the rainy seasons. Travelers were forced to get the help of teams of oxen to cross this section of the road, and this could have led to the name “Ox-ford.” After the 1894-95 freeze, a few families remained in Oxford and they turned to truck farming for a living. Cantaloupes were developed as a quality crop, now tomatoes and hay are raised in and around Oxford.

The City of Wildwood

Wildwood is known as “the transportation hub” because it’s at the crossroads of four major highways: I-75, U.S. 301, SR 44, and the Florida Turnpike in addition to the CSX Railroad which has a number of trains that pass through daily. It has several large industrial parks to accommodate new industry. The construction of a new City Hall was completed in 2000. A new 110-acre recreational complex is currently being developed in sections and should serves the needs of city residents of all ages for many years to come. A new Community Center/Storm Shelter was constructed on the 110-acre site and was completed in 2003. The Villages is constructing its final town center “Brownwood” within the city limits of Wildwood, which will bring many new businesses, and residents to Wildwood. Wildwood has annexed 21,644 acres into the city beginning in 2005, making the current total area of the city 26,853 acres in size. Several large residential developments which include commercial/retail are planned within that acreage and awaiting approval. Wildwood is one of the fastest growing cities in Florida with planned, smart growth. 100 N. Main Street, Wildwood, FL 34785 Phone: (352) 330-1330, Fax: (352) 330-1338 Website: www.wildwood-fl.gov

The Community of Royal

Royal was established in 1865 by freed slaves from the old Green Plantation located near the Withlacoochee River. With freedom, slaves were granted 40 acres and a mule to homestead. The first name given this community was Picketsville because of the white picket fences used to designate each slave’s 40 acres parcel. The first industries were farming, logging and turpentine dipping.

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In 1875 the first church and school were built. Today this is the site of the Royal Volunteer Fire Department, Royal Community Center and the last building used as the Royal school cafeteria, which was built in 1945. This historic building was donated for use by the community as the A. A. Young, Sr. Historical and Enrichment Center of Royal.

Sumterville

The county seat in 1881 was an integral part of Sumter County history. Sumterville Proper is a cozy old village of about 100 inhabitants and has been twice elected the county seat. In the early days a stage line had operated from Tampa to Sumterville. Operations continued when the railroad was built nearby, continuing to transport passengers and freight items. Residents soon learned that the limestone rock covering a large portion of this section was another source of income. Thus, Sumter County furnished crushed limestone rock for road construction, shipping it to distant places.

The City of Webster

Webster was first settled during 1855, making it the oldest incorporated town in Sumter County. The growing and marketing of vegetables was Webster’s main economic base. The Webster area became one of the largest vegetable producers in the state during the early 1900’s and became known as the “Cucumber Capital” and also home of the Parson’s Brown Orange. The Sumter County Farmer’s Market was the result of a group of area farmers organizing a co-op in 1938, in which they could sell their farm products. Livestock sales were held each week along with the sale of vegetables. A flea market began, along with the sale of the farm products, and has become one of the largest flea markets in Florida today. The sale of livestock continues and is one of the few surviving cattle markets in the United States.

Croom-A-Coochee is an unincorporated community in Sumter County, which has grown up adjacent to the Croom Wildlife Management Area (WMA). In addition to Croom, Sumter County offers hunting in the Green Swamp, Richloam, and Half Moon. Additionally, a new area has opened at the northeast end of Lake Panasoffkee. Just north of Sumter County, in Marion County is the Ocala National Forest, which also offers hunting, camping, hiking and horse riding trails, as well as fishing.

The Villages

Known as “Florida’s Friendliest Hometown,” The Villages represents a world renowned retirement community in northeastern Sumter County. The Villages offers a lifestyle that feels like a permanent vacation. Restaurants, taverns, 649 holes of golf, bowling, live entertainment, movies, shopping, medical, dental and legal services. Many conveniences residents need on a day-to-day basis are golf cart accessible. The Villages was designed using the latest concepts in neighborhood and community planning. It embraces small town charm and intimacy while catering to the active adults’ need for entertainment and recreation. Spanish Springs Town Square, Lake Sumter Landing Market Square, and Brownwood Paddock Square provide three destinations for old-fashioned fun. These turn-of-the-century style town centers bring residents together for shopping, dining and nightly entertainment. It’s just the right locale to enjoy coffee with friends or unwind after a game of golf. Phone: (800) 346-4556 or (352) 753-2270 www.thevillages.com.

Lake Panasoffkee

Originally settled around 1880 as simply “Panasoffkee,” it soon became known as one of the largest fruit-shipping centers in the world. In addition to citrus groves, sugar cane mills speckled the countryside. There were many lovely old colonial homes along the groves and plantations where Sea Island cotton, sugar cane, corn and sweet potatoes were also grown. The rivers and woods were teeming with fish and game, and social life centered on these activities. Today, winter tourists continue to flock to the area in order to enjoy the excellent hunting and fishing. Lake Panasoffkee was recently the site of a $28-million restoration project that resulted in restoring the lake’s fisheries and shoreline habitats, and preserving the natural beauty of the lake to ensure that future generations will continue to enjoy this marvelous natural resource for years to come.

Mailing Address P.O. Box 28, Webster, FL 33597 Physical Address 49 SE 1st Street, Webster, FL 33597 Phone: (352) 793-2073, Fax: (352) 793-8006

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Ed u c a t i o n F o r A l l Sumter County offers some of the best public education opportunities in Florida. The District maintains an “A” rating and boasts a “Charter in the Workplace” school, two modern public high schools (located in Bushnell and Wildwood), two public middle schools and four public elementary schools. The mission of the Sumter County School District, dedicated to preparing the next generation today, is to develop responsible, contributing citizens of our local and global community through a safe, challenging, and balanced education for all students, supported by continuing and enhancing partnerships with stakeholders. The Sumter County School District is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The district was designated by the state as a “High Academically Perform-

Sumter County | Schools Elementary Schools Bushnell Elementary School (Grades Pre-K–5th) 218 W. Flannery Avenue Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-3501

(352) 793-5719

Lake Panasoffkee Elementary School (Grades Pre-K – 5th) 790 CR 482-N Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538

Charter in the Workplace The Villages Charter School (Preschool - 12)

Webster Elementary School (Grades Pre-K – 5th) 349 S. Market Blvd. Webster, FL 33597

(352) 259-7700

(352) 793-1093

(352) 793-2828

Wildwood Elementary School (Grades Pre-K - 5th) 300 Huey Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-3353

ing School District” for 2011-2012 and has received a grade of “A” five out of the past six years for academic performance. The district has also earned an “A” rating from Standard and Poor’s for efficient and prudent use of financial resources.

Adult Education Sumter County Adult Community Education 1425 CR 526-A Sumterville, FL 33585

Middle Schools

South Sumter Middle School (Grades 6 – 8) 773 N.W. 10th Avenue Webster, FL 33598

Elementary (Grades K-2) 420 Villages Campus Circle The Villages, FL 32159 Intermediate (Grades 3-5) 521 Old School Road The Villages, FL 32159 (352) 259-2300

Middle (Grades 6 – 8) 450 Village Campus Circle The Villages, FL 32159

Other Sumter Alternatives (Grades 6-12) 1425 CR 526A Sumterville, FL 33585 (352) 793-5719

Sumter Virtual School (Grades 6-12) 2680 West County Road 476 Bushnell, FL 33513, (352) 793-2315 x 201

Florida Virtual School (Grades K – 12) 11090 NW 73rd Court Chiefland, FL 32626 (352) 949-0898

West Street School (Grades K – 12) 709 N. West Street Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-1113

(352) 259-0044

High (Grades 9 – 12) 215 Buffalo Trail The Villages, FL 32159 (352) 259-3777

(352) 793-2232

Wildwood Middle-High School (Grades 6 – 12) 700 Huey Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-1314

High Schools

South Sumter High School (Grades 9 – 12) 706 N. Main Street Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-3131

Wildwood Middle High School (Grades 6 – 12) 700 Huey Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-1314

Private School Sumter Christian School (Preschool – 12) 2210 CR 528 Sumterville, FL 33585 (352) 793-2358

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Calendar of Events January Martin Luther King Day Dade Battle Re-enactment: Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603 Bushnell, Florida 33513. (352) 793-4781 Agritunity Conference and Trade Show: Sumter County Fairgrounds, 7620 State Road 471, Webster, Florida 33513. (352) 793-2728 Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting &Awards Dinner: Sumter County Chamber of Commerce. (352) 793-3099

February

Groundhog Day: Saturday February 2 Valentine’s Day: Thursday, February 14 Presidents Day: Monday, February 18

March

June

2013

“Show Me The Money!” Business Expo: Sumter County Chamber of Commerce. (352) 793-3099 Linden Cemetery Picnic Royal Homecoming: County Road 772C, just off State Road 50 near Webster. (352) 748-0260

July Independence Day: Thursday, July 4

August

Red, White and Blue BBQ : Sumter County Chamber of Commerce. (352) 793-3099

New Cowboy Crawl Mud Run : March 2013 Sumter County Fair : March 8-16 Fairgrounds, 7620 State Road 471, Webster Florida 33513. (352) 793-2750

School Begins World War II Day at Dade Battlefield: Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell, Florida 33513. (352) 793-4781

April

September

May

Labor Day: Monday, September 2 A Taste of Simply Sumter: Sumter County Chamber of Commerce. (352) 793-3099

Easter : March 31 Arbor Day : Friday April 26 High School Graduations School Ends Memorial Day: Monday May 27

October Bushnell Fall Festival: Saturday October 19 Downtown Bushnell (352) 793-3907

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Oxford Fall Festival: Oxford First Baptist Church. (352) 461-4600 Webster Halloween Fest: City of Webster. (352) 793-2073 Webster Cemetery Picnic: Webster Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 933. Webster, FL 33597. (352) 793-4849

November Beef and Boogie Festival: Sumter County Chamber of Commerce. (352) 793-3099 Election Day: Tuesday, November 5 Veterans Day: Monday, November 11 Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 28

December

Wildwood Christmas Parade: City of Wildwood, 100 N. Main Street Wildwood, FL 34785. (352) 330-1330. Lake Panasoffkee Christmas Parade: Lake Panasoffkee Neighborhood Project. (352) 446-2064 Webster Christmas Parade: City of Webster. (352) 793-2073 Hanukkah: November 27 - December 5 Christmas Day: Wednesday, December 25 Kwanzaa: December 26 - J anuary 1 19

Workforce

Sumter County’s fully integrated workforce system ensures that most businesses will find a large pool of skilled and qualified workers available to fulfill most of their workplace needs. An estimated labor force of over 200,000 people resides within a 30-minute commute radius of Wildwood. This includes workers in nearby counties who have easy access to Sumter County jobs via the area’s extensive highway network.

Senior Services

Seniors throughout Sumter County can enjoy shopping assistance, meals, escort services, homemaker services, telephone reassurance, recreation and counseling. These services are available through Mid-Florida Community Senior Services. 100 E. Dade Avenue, Bushnell, FL 33538. (352) 793-6111 www.mfcs.us.com

Sumter For Business | Traveling the Road to Success Whether you represent a business start-up or an industry considering relocation, Sumter County is right for you. We invite you to take the “road to success” when you choose Sumter County as a home for your business. Fly to a meeting in New York or transport freight to Atlanta or Miami; the advantage of being centrally located with easy access to an unparalleled transportation network makes Sumter County the logical choice. The County, often known as the Crossroads of the Real Florida, is served by a wide variety of transportation routes, including I-75, the Florida Turnpike, US Hwy 301, and State Road 44, as well as a major rail trunk. This interconnected transport system means a seamless ride for people and products by air, sea, road and rail. No Sumter County business is more than 90 miles from a deepwater port or more than a 90-min. drive from a major commercial airport. More than 60% of the Continental U.S. can be reached via overnight freight from any Sumter County location.

Other favorable factors contributing to Sumter County’s reputation as a community with an outstanding Quality of Life include:

• An “A” rated Public School District • Excellent medical facilities • No property tax increases in eight years • Available land • One of the fastest growing housing markets in the nation. • Public transportation • 100% broadband access. Transportation

Sumter County’s transportation network is situated in the geographic center of Florida and is often referred to as the Crossroads of Central Florida. No Sumter County business is more than 90 miles from a deepwater port or more than a 90-minute drive from a major commercial airport. More than 60% of the continental U.S. can be reached via overnight freight from any Sumter County location.

• An estimated labor force of over 200,000 people reside within a 30-min. commute radius of Wildwood • A stable and fiscally conservative county government committed to creating a “business-friendly” • environment, economically sound and recognized by Fitch Ratings Services Sumter County Transit

Sumter County Transit provides residents with access to safe, professional, efficient, and cost-effective transportation services through Sumter County. For additional information or to arrange transportation to a particular destination, call (352) 568-6683 or visit Sumter County Transit’s website: www sumtercountyfl.gov.

Medical Resources

Promise Hospital of Florida at The Villages 5050 County Road #472 , Oxford, FL 34484 352-689-6400 www.promise-villages.com This is Promise Healthcare’s newest and first hospital in the state of Florida. It Langley Health Services opened its doors to patients in September 2011. A six-month demonstration 1425 S US Hwy 301, Sumterville, FL 33585-5135 period where a limited number of patients will be admitted by referral ends in (352) 793-5900 March 2012. Promise will provide comprehensive acute care services including www.langleymedical.com medicine and nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory The center offers a full service medical clinic providing Dental Care, Primary Care, therapy, dialysis, and nutritional support. Diagnostic Imagining, Pediatrics and Urgent Care Walk-In Service. Cornerstone Hospice The Sumter County Health Department 2445 Lane Park Road, Tavares, FL 32778 (www.doh.state.fl.us/chdSumter/Index.htm) (352) 343-1341 has two locations to serve you: www.cshospice.org 104 Rutland Street 415 East Noble Ave Cornerstone provides “End of Life” Care to residents of Sumter County at two Wildwood, FL 34785 Bushnell, FL 33513 locations - one in The Villages and one in Sumterville. (352) 330-1313 (325)793-2701 Christian Care Center The Villages Regional Hospital 115 N. 13th Street, Leesburg, FL 34748 1451 El Camino Real, The Villages, FL 32159 (352) 787-1005 (352) 753-6900 www.christiancarecenter.org www.thevillageshealthsystem.org The Christian Care Center is a community of faith bringing the hope of the gospel to the homeless, the hungry and the hurting. Hours 8am to 5pm. Central Florida Health Alliance operates a 198 bed, state of the art in-patient hospital located in The Lazarus Free Medical Clinic Villages. The facility consists of state-of-the-art surgical 210 Wonders Street suites, a radiology department featuring filmless comWildwood, FL 34785 puter imaging, pharmacy, clinical laboratory and a full (352) 748-4567 service emergency department along with the patient www.cflcc.org/healthcare/lazarus care units. The Villages Regional Hospital is home to Lazarus provides free medical care for the uninsured and individuals without one of the world’s first Philips Ambient Experience access to medical care. Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 4-8pm. Catheter Labs designed to improve the experience during heart catheter procedures. Our medical community offers several excellent medical resources conveniently located throughout Sumter County. The following medical facilities are included among these:

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City of Bushnell

City of Webster

Council Members Cookie Norman-Tadlock Dale Swain Bill Durham

Commission Members Barbarella Ward Michael Foote Paul Remis Patricia Ward (352) 793-2073 Meeting Times: Meets on the 3rd Thursday at 6:00 pm

Bil Spaude, Mayor Warren Maddox, Vice-Mayor

(352) 793-2591, www.cityofbushnellfl.com

Meeting Times: Once monthly on the first Monday of the month at 6:00 pm at Bushnell City Hall

City of Center Hill Gene Bowles, Mayor

S u m t e r Co u n t y G ove r n m e n t District 1

Al Butler Vice Chairman Office: (352) 689-4400 Al.Butler@sumtercountyfl.gov

District 2

Doug Gilpin Chairman Office: (352) 689-4400 Doug.Gilpin@sumtercountyfl.gov

County Administrator

Bradley Arnold Bradley.Arnold@sumtercountyfl.gov The County Administrator serves as the Chief Administrative Officer through an appointment by the Board of County Commissioners. The County Administrator is responsible for the supervision of the operations of: n Community Services Division n Economic Development n Emergency Management n Development Services Division n Fire and EMS Division n Public Works Division

District 3

Donald Burgess Office: (352) 689-4400 Don.Burgess@sumtercountyfl.gov

District 4

Gary Breeden Office: (352) 689-4400

Garry.Breeden@sumtercountyfl.gov

District 5

Don Hahnfeldt 2nd Vice Chairman Office: (352) 689-4400 Don.Hahnfeldt@sumtercountyfl.gov

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Council Members Billy Bowles Jack Nash Randy Newman James “JR” Smith Jim Walts (352) 793-4431 Meeting Times: Meets once a month on the first Tuesday after the first Monday at 7:30 pm

City of Coleman Milton Hill, Mayor

Council Members

Mary Bigham Charles Felton Christine Hardin Richard Huff Cynthia D. Martin (352) 748-1017 Meeting Times: Meets once per month on the second Monday at 7:00 pm

Kelly Williams, Mayor/Commissioner

City of Wildwood Ed Wolf, Mayor

City Commissioners Julian Green Pamala Harrison-Bivins Don Clark Robby Strickland (352) 330-1335 , www.wildwood-fl.gov Meeting Times: Twice monthly on the second and fourth Monday of the month 7:00 pm at Wildwood City Hall

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Bill Farmer Sheriff William O. “Bill” Farmer has modernized the Sheriff’s Department by the acquisition of new vehicles, as well as helicopters. Each vehicle now is equipped with a computer to check warrants, do reports and has email capabilities. Sheriff Farmer also added a crime scene unit to the force. 1010 N Main St Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-0222

Sumter County Fire & Rescue Chief Leland Greek 7375 Powell Road, Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 689-4500

7375 Powell Road, Wildwood, FL 34785, Phone: (352) 689-4400 , Fax: (352) 689-4401 E-mail: contactus@sumtercountyfl.gov Web Site: www.sumtercountyfl.gov City and county meetings are open to the public. You are encouraged to attend in order to be informed on issues in your community. Meeting times: Three times monthly on the second, third and fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:00 pm. Meetings are held at the Government Annex in Bushnell on the second and third Tuesdays of the month and at Colony Cottage Recreation Center in the Villages on the fourth Tuesday of the month.

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Chamber of Commerce 2013 Officers & Board of Directors Officers

The Sumter County Chamber serves as your gateway to the Sumter Community. We are glad to offer assistance to members, visitors and residents alike. Stop by our office or call if you need a business referral, have questions about the community or you are planning a visit to Sumter County. Whether you are here for a lifetime or just for the day, our chamber has something for you.

Bobby Caruthers, President – Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

Wondering what to do during your stay? Spend some time on our website at www.sumterchamber.org. There you will learn more about Sumter County attractions including golf, fishing, boating, horseback riding and much more. And don’t forget to visit our calendar of events for a look at current events and opportunities.

Danny Smith, Secretary Smith & Smith Realty

If you are looking for more information; a warm welcome to Sumter County; or to request a visitor or relocation packet, please give us a call at (352) 793-3099. Businesses need roots to grow, roots that connect to their customers, local leaders; and community. The Sumter County Chamber of Working for Business in Commerce is here to help them build strong roots and make valuSumter County since 1923 able connections for success. Chamber members receive valuable benefits, including exclusive referrals, advertising and marketing opportunities, invitations to networking opportunities, like First Thursday receptions and Leads Groups where businesses have an opportunity to make new contacts and expand their network. The monthly Chamber Lunch Exchange provides timely and informative discussions of business and community issues. Our Governmental Affairs Committee keeps an eye on state legislation and local ordinances, and makes recommendations to our board of directors.

The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce helps local businesses: • Connecting them with clients and customers • Giving them a strong and clear voice heard by their community leaders • Helping them stay informed of trends and changes in business so they can make knowledgeable decisions Chamber Staff

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Events like the Beef and Boogie Festival and A Taste of Simply Sumter attract visitors to our county and promote its distinctive character. The chamber’s Simply Sumter program highlights the unique restaurants and shops in Sumter County, and encourages residents and visitors to support local businesses. Leadership Sumter is a program designed to prepare our county’s future leaders. It is a ten-month program, in which individuals are shown how state, county and local governments work. And after graduation, they remain part of an alumni group that as it grows will develop strong connections and make a difference in our county. What all this means to you: Chamber membership provides you and your business with vital connections, to your customers, to your elected leaders and to your industry and community. Perhaps the biggest benefit of chamber membership is having a group of people who are looking out for you and your business, and who are available to help you address the inevitable bumps in the road as you navigate your business through difficult economic times. The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce brings business people together to help each other prosper and succeed. Call us today to find out how we can help your business blossom!

Nathan Overstreet, Vice President Langley Health Services

Brooke Hibbard, Treasurer – CenterState Bank Bob Hunt, Past President – Wildwood Country Resort

Directors

Dawn Cary Window Fashion Galleria Marilyn Connell ACMS, Inc. Erika Corley Wildwood Rotary Diana Couillard, DiBarco Building Corporation

Brian Hudson McLin Burnsed, Attorneys at Law Connie Mahan Connie Mahan Real Estate Group Randy Mask Sumter County Tax Collector Steve Munz Galaxy Home Solutions Ex-Officio Directors

Stuart Force Banks-Page Theus Funeral Home•

Bill Ed Cannon City of Wildwood

Brett Hage T&D Distribution Inc.

Vince Ruano City of Bushnell

UF/IFAS Sumter County

Extension Service

The extension office offers solutions for residents as well as businesses in Sumter County using non-biased research based information provided by the University of Florida. Whether you need assistance with your yard, your health, your business or your kids – we have information that will help! We offer youth development through 4-H clubs, horticulture information through workshops, classes and plant clinics and many other services that make our community a better place to live and work.

County Extension Director TBA

Extension Agents:

Jim Davis, Florida Yards and Neighborhoods Sarah Hensley, 4-H Youth Development Martha Maddox, Family and Consumer Sciences Lloyd Singleton, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Vacant, Urban Horticulture Multi County Extension Agents:

Dr. Camille (Cami) Esmel - Multi County Commercial Horticulture Ed Jennings, Livestock Two locations:

Main Office 7620 SR 471, Suite 2 Bushnell, FL 33513 Phone: (352) 793-2728 Fax: (352) 793-6376 The Villages Annex

8033 E. CR 466, Suite 150 Lady Lake, FL 32162 Phone: (352) 689-4668 Fax: (352) 689-4669 www.sumter.ifas.ufl.edu

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Sumter County Demographics Agriculture in Sumter County 2010 Sumter Agriculture and Related Industries revenue = $483 million Responsible for 21.8% of total county employment with 5453 jobs. (From UF report – Economic Impact of Agriculture and Related Industries, 2010) Cattle industry in Sumter is ranked 9th in the State of Florida in beef cows with 45,000 head. There are currently 13,289 acres of forages to support the cattle industry, and a livestock market that is one of only 11 in the state. • 20th in Florida in nursery crops with 535 acres. • 405 acres of vegetables • 314 acres of watermelon Source: 2007 Agriculture Census

Transportation in Sumter County

Road and Rail Federal Interstates..................................................... I-75 Federal Highways....................................................... US-301 State Highways............................................................ SR-44, SR-50, SR-471, Florida Turnpike Railroads......................................................................... CSX Transportation Passenger Rail Service: Amtrak offers Thruway bus service at Spanish Springs Shuttle Station 1150 Paige Place, in The Villages, providing daily connection at the Jacksonville and Lakeland train stations to the Silver Star which continues on to New York and Miami. This service is provided by Amtrak via Martz Transportation, and can be booked at Amtrak.com or 800-USA-RAIL. The Silver Star operates daily between New York and Miami via Orlando and Tampa. Airports - Nearest Airport with Scheduled Commercial Airline Service: Orlando International Airport ............................ No of Runways: 3 Longest Paved Runway: ....................................... 12,005 ft. General Aviation Airports:..................................... Leesburg Regional, Ocala Municipal Water Ports Local Deep Water Port: .......................................... Tampa Port Authority Miles to Closest Port: ............................................... 53 Freshwater Lakes Gant Lake, Lake Okahumpka, Lake Deaton, Lake Panasoffkee, Lake Miona

Climate

The climate for Sumter County is considered subtropical with warm, humid summers and mild, relatively dry winters. The average high temperature is 70 degrees in January, 90 degrees in July. The average low temperature is 48 degrees in January, 72 degrees in July. The annual average precipitation is approximately 53 inches, with approximately 56% of the rainfall occurring during the four-month period from June through September.

Taxes

Florida has no state income tax. Retail sales in Sumter County are taxed at 7% (6% State of Florida, 1% local purpose). Basic living necessities, such as groceries and medicines, are exempt from taxation. This gives our area the second lowest level of direct taxation of businesses in the South.

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Population 2011...............96,615 2012..............100,198 Source: University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research

Permanent Population Projections 2015..............109,537 2020..............130,900 2040..............207,100 Source: University of Florida Bureau of Economic andBusiness Research

Major Sumter County Employers Employers Business Line Employees Coleman Federal Prison....................................................... Federal Corrections.............................1,004 Sumter District Schools.............................................................. Public Education...............................815 The Villages............................................................................Housing Construction...............................700 Sumter Correctional Institute..............................................................Corrections...............................500 T&D Concrete...................................................................................................Concrete...............................460 Sumter County Government............................................................Government...............................437 Villages Regional Medical Center.......................................................Healthcare...............................367 Lake Sumter Community College........................................................Education...............................365 Wal-Mart Superstore............................................................................................Retail...............................340 Sumter Electric Cooperative..........................................................................Energy...............................300 Source: Enterprise Florida

Employment by Industry (2010)** Sumter County Florida Natural Resource & Mining .................................................................... 1.7% .....................................1.2% Construction . ................................................................................................ 7.6% .....................................4.9% Manufacturing...............................................................................................4.7% .....................................4.3% Trade, Transportation and Utilities......................................................20.7% . .................................20.5% Information......................................................................................................0.2%......................................1.9% Financial Activities ......................................................................................3.6% .....................................6.6% Professional & Business Services...........................................................3.9%.....................................14.7% Education & Health Services . ...............................................................12.4%....................................14.8% Leisure and Hospitality.............................................................................20.8% ..................................12.9% Other Services................................................................................................ 1.9%......................................3.2% Government...................................................................................................22.4% . .................................15.0% Average Annual Employment***....................................................... 18,263................................7,182,815 ** Source: Florida Legislature, Office of Economic and Demographic Research *** Source: Enterprise Florida

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I mportant Phone Numbers Police/Fire/Medical Emergency..........................................................Call 911 Fire Rescue Administration...................................................(352) 689-4500 Rural/Metro Ambulance Service..........................................(352) 569-0320

Refuse Collection

Waste Management..................................................................(352) 787-9977 Good Fella’s Rolloff...................................................................(352) 568-0999 Hook Company.................................................................(352) 793-1359 Sumter County Solid Waste..................................................(352) 569-6700 Private refuse companies serve the City of Center Hill, the City of Webster, and the unincorporated area of the County.

Libraries

Bushnell Public Library............................................................(352) 569-1790 Coleman Public Library..........................................................(352) 748-4598 E. C. Rowell Public Library, Webster.................................. (352) 568-1600 George Nichols Public Library, Wildwood..................... (352) 748-1158 Lake Panasoffkee Community Library............................ (352) 569-1940 The Villages Public Library at Pinellas Plaza.................(352) 689-4580 The Villages Public Library at Belvedere........................(352) 689-4690

Medical

Sumter County Health Dept. Bushnell...........................................................................................(352) 569-3102 Wildwood....................................................................................... (352) 330-1313 www.doh.state.fl.us/chdSumter

Hospital

The Villages Regional Hospital, The Villages...............(352) 753-6900 www.thevillageshealthsystem.org Leesburg Regional Medical Center, Leesburg.............(352) 323-5762 www.cfhalliance.org/leesburg/index.html Thomas Langley Medical Center, Sumterville............(352) 793-5900 www.langleymedical.com Citrus Memorial Hospital, Inverness.................................(352) 726-1551 www.citrusmh.com Promise Hospital of Florida, Oxford..................................(352) 689-6400

Newspapers

Sumter County Times (weekly)............................................(352) 793-2161 www.sumtercountytimes.com Daily Commercial (daily)........................................................(352) 365-8200 www.dailycommercial.com Villages Daily Sun (daily)...........................................................(352) 753-1119 www.thevillagesdailysun.com

Sumter Express (weekly).........................................................(352) 793-1671 www.sumterexpress.net The Sumter Shopper (weekly)..............................................(352) 748-2424 www.sumtercountyshopper.com

Organizations & Clubs

There are many civic, social, veteran, fraternal, professional and service organizations. For information on these organizations, call the Chamber of Commerce office at (352) 793-3099

Police Departments

Law Enforcement Emergency..............................................................Call 911 Bushnell.......................................................................................... (352) 793-6810 Center Hill......................................................................................(352) 793-4609 Coleman..........................................................................................(352) 793-2621 30

Sheriff’s Office...............................................................................(352) 793-0222 Florida Highway Patrol............................................................(800) 500-1240 Lake Panasoffkee (Sheriff’s Office).....................................(352) 793-1164 Webster...........................................................................................(352) 793-2072 Wildwood.......................................................................................(352) 330-1355

Post Offices & Zip Codes- www.usps.com

Bushnell (33513)...........................................................................(352) 793-1261 Center Hill (33514).......................................................................(352) 793-2553 Coleman (33521)..........................................................................(352) 748-2262 Lake Panasoffkee (33538).......................................................(352) 793-7089 Oxford (34484).............................................................................(352) 748-3124 Sumterville (33585)................................................................... (352) 793-4397 Webster (33597)...........................................................................(352) 793-9514 Wildwood (34785)......................................................................(352) 748-2550 UPS (800) ASK-USPS or (800) 275-8777 FedEx...............................................................................................(800) 463-3339

Radio Stations

WVLG – Wildwood, The Villages ......................................(352) 750-9854

Cable Television/Telephone

Bright House Networks..........................................................(866) 309-3279 www.brighthouse.com

Telephone:

CenturyLink: . ........................................................Business: (800) 786-6272 www.centurylink.com ..............................Residential: (888) 723-8010

Transportation

Buses: Sumter County Transit..............................................(352) 568-6683 Trains: Amtrak – The Villages.............................................. (800) USA-RAIL www.amtrak.com

Airports

Orlando International - 60 miles........................................(407) 825-2001 www.orlandoairports.net Tampa International - 65 miles........................................... (813) 870-8700 www.tampaairport.com

Utilities

City of Bushnell Utilities (water, electric, wastewater).(352) 793-8012 www.cityofbushnellfl.com City of Wildwood Utilities.........................................................(352) 330-1330 (water, sewer, garbage and recycling) www.wildwood-fl.gov Progress Energy Corporation............................................... (800) 700-8744 www.progress-energy.com Sumter Electric Cooperative, Inc..........................................(352) 793-3801 www.secoenergy.com Withlacoochee River Electric Co-op, Inc...........................(352) 793-7813 www.wrec.net

Water Services

Environmental Health Office.............................(352) 569-3102, option 3 www.doh.state.fl.us/chdsumter/environmental, www.swfwmd.state.fl.us City of Bushnell Utilities Department .............................. (352) 793-8012 www.cityofbushnellfl.com City of Wildwood Water Department................................(352) 330-1330 www.wildwood-fl.gov City of Wildwood Wastewater Department ..................(352) 330-1349 www.wildwood-fl.gov 31

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Animal Hospitals

A-1 Air Care, Inc. 617 S. Hwy 301 Suite C Sumterville, FL 33585 (352) 793-6110 www.a1aircarefl.com

Buffalo Ridge Animal Hospital 748 Villages Campus Circle The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 750-4711

Angelic Air 700 S. Smith Ave. Inverness. FL 34453 (352) 688-8996 www.angelicac.com

Floral City Animal Clinic 4474-D South Florida Ave. Inverness, FL 34450 (352) 860-2441

Brown’s Arctic Air, Inc. 4951 CR 155 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 728-4990 www.brownsarcticair.com Sun Kool Air Conditioning, Inc 530 NE 14th St Ocala, FL 34470 (352) 622-1067 www.sunkoolac.com Wilkes Air Conditioning, LLC P. O. Box 95 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 303-7358

Accountants Mark Farner, CPA, PA 10935 SE 177th PL STE 401 Summerfield, FL34491 (352) 347-3131 www.markfarnercpa.com

Advertising Blue Monster Promotions 3825 Pepper Tree Lane Wildwood, FL 34785 (203) 927-2177 www.bluemonsterpromos.com tangent media! 7257 CR 219 Suite B Wildwood, FL 34785-6051 (888) 857-5784 www.tangentmedia.com Oxford Land Holdings, Inc PO Box 385 Oxford, FL 34484 (352) 748-7702 Welcome Wagon 748 Carlsbad Ct The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 750-5521 www.welcomewagaon.com

Airboat Building and Engine Repair Mad Airboats & Off Road 7207 CR 763 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 303-0733

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Sumter County Animal Hospital 527 South Main St Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-5454

Animal Service Agencies\ Organizations Humane Society/SPCA of Sumter Cnty., Inc 994 CR 529A Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 793-9117 www.hsspca.org

Antiques Mathom House 315 N. Main St. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-7700 www.themathomhouse.net Traditions Antique Mall and Cafe 3107 E SR 44 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-6255 Wildwood Antique Mall, LLC 364 Shopping Ctr Dr. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-2800 www.wildwoodantiquemall.com

Apartments/Housing Spring Lake Cove Apts. 1508 Spring Lake Cove Lane Fruitland Park, FL 34731 (352) 728-0811 www.SpringLakeCoveApts.com

Architecture Synergy Architecture, LLC P. O. Box 729 Lecanto, FL34460 (352) 795-4155 www.synergyarch.com

Assisted Living Facilities Mission Oaks Assisted Living 10780 N. US Hwy 301 Oxford, FL 34484 (352)-330-3900 www.missionoaksliving.com

Sumter Place in The Villages 1550 Killingsworth Way The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 205-7761 www.sumterplace.com

Attorneys Mary Hatcher, P.A. 222 South Florida Street Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-5600 McLin Burnsed 1950 Laurel Manor Drive, Ste 140 The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 753-4690 Millhorn Law Firm 13710 N US Highway 441 Suite 100 The Villages, FL 32159 (352) 753-9333 www.millhorn.com Randall N. Thornton Attorney at Law 2031 North C-470 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 793-4040 The Florida Legal Advocacy Group P.A. 104 S Old Dixie Hwy Lady Lake, FL 32159 (352) 259-4431 www.TheFloridaLegalAdvocacyGroup.com The Hogan Law Firm 20 S Broad St Brooksville. FL 34601 (352) 799-8423 WADELAW, P.A. 116 Bushnell Plaza Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-2500 www.wadelaw.us

Attractions Airboat Rides Tom & Jerrys Inc. 190 CR 488 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (321) 689-9821 www.airboattoursOrlando.com Blue Moon Ranch 4605 CR 134 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 578-4947 Dade Battlefield Society, Inc. 7200 CR 603 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-4781 www.dadebattlefield.com Florida International Teaching Zoo 4258 SW 52nd Terr Bushnell, FL33513 (888) 908-9572 www.thezooschool.com Wet Zone at Family Adventure Camp Wildwood/Inverness, FL (352) 748-2237 www.familyadventurecamp.com

Auto Repair Ridgeline Tire and Service Inc. 212 W. Seminole Ave. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-2900

Automobile Dealers

Citizens First Bank 3430 Southern Trace The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 259-3262

Debby’s Hair Loft 114A S Commercial St. Coleman, FL 33521 (352) 748-3844

Community Bank & Trust of Florida 2285 Parr Dr. The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 259-3070 www.cbtfl.com

Hair & Nail Creations 104 S. Main St. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 303-2933 www.hairandnailcreations.com/

Cecil Clark Chevrolet, Inc. 8843 US Highway 441 Leesburg, FL 34749 (352) 787-6888 www.LakeCountyChevy.com

Insight Credit Union 530 N. Hwy 27/441 Lady Lake, FL 32159 (888) 843-8328 www.insightcreditunion.com

George Nahas Chevrolet, Inc. 4135 E SR 44 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-1122 www.georgenahaschevrolet.com

Regions Bank-The Villages 2385 Parr Dr The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 430-2856 www.regions.com

Main Street Auto Sales 830 S. Main St. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-0000

Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union 217 W. Belt Ave Bushnell, FL 33513 1-800-999-5887 www.suncoastfcu.org

Plaza Cadillac 8893 US Hwy 441 Leesburg, FL 34788 (352) 787-1323 www.plazacadillac.com Town and Country Select 109 East Noble Avenue Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-0000

Awards B J Trophies, Awards & Gifts 1735 NE Jacksonville Rd Ocala, FL 34470 (352) 732-2249 www.bjtrophy.com

Bakery Donna’s Dream Cakes 17075 S US Highway 301 Summerfield, FL 34492 (352) 245-0274 Jennie’s Bakery & Deli (352) 793-2593 Restaurant/Bakery

Banks/Finance BB&T, Wildwood 837 South Main Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-1701 www.bbt.com Capital City Bank 7697 South Florida Ave Floral City, FL 34436 (352) 344-1555 www.ccbg.com CenterState Bank 114 W Belt Ave Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-2272 www.centerstatebank.com CenterState Bank, NA 13891 N. Hwy 441 Lady Lake, FL 32159 (352) 259-1500 www.centerstatebank.com

Bed & Breakfast Inns Cypress House Bed & Breakfast 5175 CR 631C Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-0909 www.chbandb.com Our Father’s Haven Bed & Breakfast 7920 SW 90th Ave. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-7920 www.ofhbandb.com

Blood Banks/Healthcare

SunTrust Bank Bushnell Branch 107 Bushnell Plaza Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-0305 www.suntrust.com

OneBlood 3128 NE 2nd Place Ocala, FL 34470 (352) 569-5334 www.floridasbloodcenters.org

SunTrust Bank Wildwood Branch 406 S. Main Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-0181 www.suntrust.com

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers 1607 E. Silver Springs Blvd Ocala, FL 34470 (352) 596-2002 www.lifesouth.org

Barber Shops

Boat Excursions

Troys Barber Shop 11249 N Hwy 301 Oxford, FL34484 (352) 303-0359

Beauty Consulting Services Linda Rowsey, MaryKay 4107 Malibu Court Saint Cloud, FL 34772 (352) 551-4812 Rodan+Fields Dermatologists, Team Builder/Consultant Summerfield, FL 34491 (352) 245-0958 www.tmorris1.myrandf.com

Beauty Pageants Dream Girls USA P. O. Box 85 Coleman,FL 33521 (352) 303-1903 www.floridadreamgirlsusa.com

Beauty Salons Color Works Salon 116 E. Belt Ave. Bushnell, FL33513 (352) 793-8173

Airboat Rides Tom & Jerrys Inc. 190 CR 488 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (321) 689-9821 www.airboattoursOrlando.com

Book Stores Rainbow Bible & Book Store 5924 SE Abshier Blvd. Belleview, FL 34420-4046 (352) 245-7238 www. rainbbks.com

Building Code Compliance SBCCI, Inc. 4725 CR 121 D Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 303-0713

Building Contractors Dibarco Building Corp 609 North Old Wire Road Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-5228 www.dibarco.com

Burglar & Fire Alarms A-Line Fire and Safety, Inc. 2001 South St. Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 728-1440 www.a-linefire.com Central Florida Fire 1001 Webster St. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-5737 Custom Designed Security Systems, Inc. 1122 W C 48, Ste 6 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-6799

Disabled Sportsman of Central FL, Inc. P. O. Box 647 Webster, FL 33597 (352) 815-0488 www.disabledsportsmanfl.com Homes in Partnership, Inc. 235 East 5th St. Apopka, FL 32703 (407) 886-2451 Lake Panasoffkee Neighborhood Project 507 N. Market St. Bushnell, FL 33515 (352) 446-2064

Business Machines Sales & Service

Project Legacy 106 S. Old Dixie Hwy Lady Lake, FL 32159 (352) 267-2939 www.projectlegacy.net

Business Techs, Inc 421 N Palmetto St Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 326-3418 www.businesstechsinc.com

United Way of Lake & Sumter Counties, Inc. 3261 US Hwy 441/27 Ste C-1 Fruitland Park, FL 34731 (352) 787-7530 www.uwls.org

Space Age Copy Systems, Inc. 4778 SW 143rd Loop Ocala, FL 34473 (352) 245-9417 www.spaceagecopysystems.com

Wildwood Food Pantry 303 N. Old Wire Road Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 874-3043 www.wildwoodumc.com

Cable Television / ISPs Bright House Networks 1475 S. Nova Rd. Daytona Beach, FL 32114 (407) 452-2181 www.mybrighthouse.com

Candies/Gifts Russell Stover Candies 950 Industrial Drive Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-6282 www.russellstover.com

Catering Chef Curtis Creations 3236 NE 37 Place Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 399-6161 www.chefcurtisdean.com La Hacienda Catering 1199 Avenida Central Lady Lake, FL 32159 (352) 753-2367 TooJay’s Original Gourmet Deli 1129 Canal Street The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 430-0410 www.toojays.com

Charity Organizations Christian Care Center 115 N. 13th St. Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 314-8733 www.christiancarecenter.org

Wildwood Soup Kitchen 113 Lyonia Lane Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-1008 www.seedsofhope-wildwood.com

Chef Services Chef Curtis Creations 3236 NE 37 Place Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 399-6161 www.chefcurtisdean.com

Child Care First Baptist Church & Child Care Center 802 N. CR 470 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 793-3900 www.fbclakepan.com

Chiropractic Services Chiropractic USA of Buffalo Ridge 3614 Wedgewood Lane The Villages, FL 32162 352-259-2225 www.chiropracticusafl.com Legacy Clinic of Chiropractic 1950 Laurel Manor The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 259-0024 www.legacyclinicofchiropractic.com Markland Chiropractic 116 CR 470 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 793-3337

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Categorical | Listing Churches Amazing Grace Lutheran Church 40601 CR 108 Oxford, FL 34484 (352) 748-1201 www.aglclcms.org Bushnell Assembly of God 1451 CR 476W Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-2240 www.baog.org BW City Ministries 7168 CR 242 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-1633 First Baptist Church & Child Care Center 802 N. CR 470 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 793-3900 www.fbclakepan.com First Baptist Church of Bushnell 125 W. Anderson Ave. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-4612 www.fbcbushnell.org Lavon Harkins Ministries, Inc. 8767 US Hwy 301 N. Wildwood, FL 34789 (352) 748-7283

Civil Engineers Booth, Ern, Straughan & Hiott, Inc 350 N. Sinclair Avenue Tavares, FL 32778 (352) 343-8481 www.besandh.com Farner, Barley & Associates, Inc. 4450 NE 83rd Rd Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-3126 www.farnerbarley.com

Cleaning Services KC’s Cleaning 1651 CR 753S Webster, FL, 33597 (352) 303-2592 Sure Clean 510 Fifth Avenue Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 603-4303 Wildwood Quality Cleaners 200 S. Main Street Wildwood , FL 34785 (352) 748-1787

Clothing CY Western Co 2249 W CR 48 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 569-9378

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UniFirst Corporation 317 NE 2nd St. Ocala, FL 34470 (352) 629-7141 www.unifirst.com

Clubs/Organizations Pilot Club of Sumter County P.O. Box 580 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-0363 Sumter County Republican Executive Committee 1720 Saint James Circle The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 430-1539 www.gopsumter.org Sumter Native American Family Tribe PO Box 1536 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-5154 VFW Post 10137 6036 CR 618 FL 33513 (352) 793-8511 Wildwood Rotary Club 11262 US Hwy. 301 Oxford, FL 34484

ITR Computer Services 323 N. Market Street Bushnell,FL 33513 (352) 569-0822 www.itrcomp.com

Great Southern Wood Bushnell, Inc. Sumterville, FL 33585 (352) 793-9410 www.greatsouthernwood.com

Lake Pan Computers 227 CR 491 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 444-2904 www.lakepancomputers.com

Mid-Coast Aggregates, LLC 7000 SR 50 Webster, FL 33597 (352) 569-0422 www.midcoastaggregate.com

Consignment/Thrift Store

Ro-Mac Lumber & Supply, Inc. 722 Duck Lake Road, Lady Lake, FL 32159 (352) 753-3333 www.romaclumber.com

Avon’s Attic 340 S Main St. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 257-5636 Find a Treasure 405 N. Main Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 205-3289 Lavon Harkins Ministries, Inc. 8767 US Hwy 301 N. Wildwood, FL 34789 (352) 748-7283 Second Chance Thrift Store/ Consignment 5836 S. US 301 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-2941

Construction

Wildwood Women’s Club P. O. Box 488 Oxford, FL 34484-0488 (727) 639-5339

C.W. Roberts Contracting, Inc 4208 CR 124-A Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-2540

Coin Dealers

Fortin Construction P.O. Box 1924 Lady Lake, FL 35158 (352) 750-0478

Coast To Coast Jewelry & Coin Inc. 3455 Wedgewood Lane, Ste 508 The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 751-4460 www.c2cjewelryandcoin.com

Colleges Lake-Sumter State College, Sumter Campus 1405 CR 415A Sumterville, FL 33585 (352) 568-0001 www.lscc.edu St Leo University CFCC Campus PO Box 2858 Ocala, FL 34478 (352) 237-2111 ext 1812 www.saintleo.edu Webster University 4414 SW College Road, #942 Ocala, FL 34474 (352) 861-9330 www.webster.edu/ocala

Computer Services Danner Assistance 512 So Timber Trail Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 446-4567 www.jdentonline.com

Lewis Brothers, Inc. 10481 SW 60th Terrace Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-5373 www.lewisbrothers.com R. Hogan Construction P.O. Box 812 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-7660

Construction Material American Cement Company, LLC 4750 E. CR 470 Sumterville, FL 33585 352-569-5393

www.americancementcompany.com Bedrock Resources 2441 E. Ft. King St. #202 Ocala, FL 34471 (352) 369-8600 Cemex 3919 CR 673 Bushnell, FL 33513 (863) 422-1171 EXT 233 www.cemex.com Classic Rock Granite 706 S. Main St. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 399-6824 www.cfclassicrock.com

Construction/ Pools & Spas T & D Concrete Inc. 1969 CR 228 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-2111

Consulting Civil Engineers H & B Consulting Engineers, Inc 218 N Florida St Ste 3 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-2113 Michael W. Radcliffe Engineering 2611 SE Lake Weir Ave. Ocala, FL 34471 (352) 629-5500 www.radcliffeengineering.com

Consulting Services Christopher Bowers and Company.com 4263 CR 673 Bushnell, FL 33513 (813) 766-8260

Contractors

Dental Offices

Drywall Contractors

Energy Service Companies

Edwards Construction Services, Inc. 85 SW 52nd Ave. Ocala, FL 34474 (352) 854-6266 www.edwardsconstruction.com

Bushnell Family & Cosmetic Dentistry 65 CR 542 W. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 569-0100 www.bushnelldentistry.com

Hang It Wright Drywall, Inc. 1410 Industrial Dr. Wildwood, FL34785 (352) 748-0232

Sumter Electric Cooperative, Inc. aka SECO Energy 330 South US Highway 301 Sumterville, FL 33585 (352) 793-3801 www.secoenergy.com

Emmett Sapp Builders, Inc. 4430 NE 83rd Rd. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-1949 www.emmettsappbuilders.com

Wildwood Dental Care 590 S. Main St. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-1880 www.wildwoodsmiles.com

Nash, Inc. 3494 N. Hwy 301 Coleman, FL 33521 (352) 748-1454 www.nashincp-m.com

Correctional Facilities Federal Correctional Complex - Coleman 846 NE 54th Terrace Coleman, FL 33513 (352) 689-4003 www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/cox/index.jsp Sumter Correctional Institution 9544 CR476B Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 569-6101 www.dc.state.fl.us/facilities/ region3/307.html

Custom Home Builders

www.christopherbowersand

Capitol Building Corporation 1344 County Road 482-North Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538-5766 (352) 793-9100 www.capitolbuildingcorp.com

HR Power, LLC P. O. Box 267 Hernando, FL 34441 (954) 918-0907

Fred Shafer Custom Homes, Inc. 5167 CR 634S Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 303-3900

company.com

LPG Urban And Regional Planners 1162 Camp Avenue Mount Dora, FL, 32757 (352) 385-1940 Richard L. Cole, Jr. 1720 Saint James Circle The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 753-2055 SCORE 2001 Kurt St. Eustis, FL 32726 (352) 357-1476 www.score414.org Sight Alignment Coaching & Consulting 5035 W CR 48 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 446-3508

www.sightalignmentcoaching.com The Delfin Group 8100 Conway Road Yalaha, FL 34797 (561) 252-7471 www.delfingrp.com

www.fredshafercustomhomeinc.com L. Norman Adams Home Builders, Inc 320 West Belt Ave. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-7511 www.normanadamshome builders.com Villages of Parkwood 12300 NE 50th Court Oxford. FL34484 (352) 748-7480 www.Villagesofparkwood.com

Dance Studios A Step Ahead Performing Arts Academy 3619 E. CR 466 Oxford, FL 34484 352-330-2ASA www.asaperformingarts.com

www.hiwconstructionservices.com Electrical Contractors

Department Stores

BEI/Brian’s Electric, Inc. 2065 E. C470 Sumterville, FL 33585 (352) 568-1491 brianselectricinc.com

Walmart-Bushnell 2163 W CR 48 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-1300

Dalton & Owens ElectricServices, Inc. 100 Satellite Court Leesburg, FL 34749 (352) 787-1566

Walmart-The Villages 4085 Wedgewood Lane The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 259-0128

Galaxy Home Solutions 847 S. Main St. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-4868 galaxyhomesolutions.com

Developers

Gresco Utility Supply, Inc. 6421 CR 219 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-9550

Lakeside Landings 10052 Regatta Blvd. Oxford, FL 34484 (352) 330-1144 www.lakesidelandings.net Landstone Communities, LLC. 12011 San Vicente Blvd.#350 Los Angeles, CA 90049 (310) 339-8359 www.landstonecommunities. com Reader & Partners 5850 T.G. Lee Blvd.Suite 200 Orlando, FL 32822 (407) 856-4899 www.readerpartners.com

Diagnostic Imaging Advanced Imaging Centers 13940 US Hwy 441 N, Suite 201 Lady Lake, FL 32159 352-435-0111 www.aicenters.com

M. B. K., INC. 10400 NW 27th Drive Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-6574 www.mbkelectric.com

Electrical Engineers J.B. Shepherd and Assoc., Inc. 110 Bushnell Plaza Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-9300 www.brad.shepherd.com

Embroidery/Screen Printing Custom Kingdom 358 Shopping Center Dr. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-0200

Emergency Medical Services

Langley Health Services 1425 S US Hwy 301 Sumterville, FL 33585-5135 (352) 793-5900 www.langleymedical.com

Rural/Metro Ambulance 950 N. Main St. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 569-0320

Distributors

Employment Services

Sam’s Club #4998 755 N. Highway 27/441 Lady Lake, FL 32159 (352) 751-5150 www.samsclub.com

Fast Track Staffing Inc. 311 N. Main St. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-0045 www.fasttrackse.com

Dry Cleaners/Laundry

Workforce Central Florida 1415 S. 14th St. Ste. #100 Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 360-6280 ext. 6027 www.workforcecentralflorida. com

Clean Machine II 6096 CR 609 Webster, FL 33597 (352) 568-1259 Wildwood Quality Cleaners 200 S. Main Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-1787

Entertainment Agencies Entertainment Designers’ Network, LLC 103 CR 532C Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-0102

Equipment Rental All Type Rentals/DPR Excavation 8390 S US 301 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-1001

Equipment Sales LDL Enterprises, Inc. P.O. Box 545 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-9083 http://www.ldlenterprises.com Sparr Building and Farm Supply Inc. 6000 Signature Dr. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-1718 www.sparrbuilding.com Webster Farm Supply & Hardware 120 N. Market Blvd. Webster, FL 33597 (352) 793-4831

Event Building Rentals Sumter Fair Association, Inc. P.O. Box 647 Webster, FL 33597 (352) 793-2750 www.sumterfair.net

Event Planners Events by Morningstar 703 Cleveland Avenue Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-0190 www.eventsbymorningstar.com

Feed and Farm Supplies Seamore and Dolittle Farms 10860 SE 14th Dr. Webster, FL 33597 (727) 423-2160 www.seamorefarms.com Sparr Building and Farm Supply Inc. 6000 Signature Dr. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-1718 www.sparrbuilding.com

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Categorical | Listing Webster Farm Supply & Hardware 120 N. Market Blvd. Webster, FL 33597 (352) 793-4831

Fertilizer Black Gold Compost Company P. O. Box 190 Oxford, FL 34484 (352) 748-0569 www.blackkow.com UAS of America, Inc. 534 CR 529A Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 793-1682

Financial Services Capporelli Financial Services 1611 W. CR 48 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 444-2910 Edward Jones - David Caraway 110 W. Belt Ave. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-0406 www.edwardjones.com Farm Credit of Central Florida 115 S. Missouri Ave., Suite 400 Lakeland, FL 33815 (863) 682-4117 www.farmcreditcfl.com

Fish Camps Idlewild Lodge & RV Park 4110 NW 42nd Place Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 793-7057 www.idlewildlodge.com Pana Vista Lodge 3417 CR 421 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 793-2061 www.panavistalodge.com Werda-Hecamiat Fishing Resort & Pop’s Bait and Tackle 965 CR 439 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 793-8150 myfishlodge.com

Fitness Centers and Instructors Christie Love Etter - Group Fitness Instructor 9090 CR 128D Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 217-4171 christie123.zumba.com/ Goga Studios 4125 CR 106 Oxford, FL 344814 (352) 748-0122 oxfordfl.gogastudios.com

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Goga Studios DBA Sommermay, LLC 419 N. West St. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 444-2914 gogastudios.com

Flea Markets/Live Stock Auctions Sumter County Farmers Market, Inc P.O. Box 62 Webster, FL 33597 (352) 793-2021

Floor Covering Sales & Service

Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services 1511 Buenos Aires Blvd The Villages, FL 32159 (352) 753-8353 hiers-baxley.com Purcell Funeral Home 114 W. Noble Avenue Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-4531 www.purcellfuneralhome.com

General Contractors L. Norman Adams Home Builders, Inc. 320 West Belt Ave. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-7511 www.normanadamshome builders.com

Gifts Carpet Depot & More 303 N. Market Street Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-4003 carpetdepotfl.com Floor Masters Enterprises, Inc. 9581 N US 301 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-7444 floormastersfl.com Great Lakes Carpet & Tile LLC 850 S. Main Street, Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-4800 www.greatlakescarpet.com The Floor Shoppe, Inc. 4070 County Road 124A, Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-4811 www.thefloorshoppe.com

Edible Arrangements 11962 CR 101 Suite 304 The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 391-1334 www.ediblearrangements.com Thirty One by Billie Faye Smith P. O. Box 82 Oxford, FL 34484 (352) 461-1154 www.mythirtyone.com/BillieFaye

Golf Cart Sales/Service Bakers Nursery & Golf Carts 5042 CR 318 C Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-1680

Golf Courses

Florists In Full Bloom Futons, Barstools and More 140 N. Old Dixie Hwy Lady Lake, FL 32159 (352) 633-3044 infullbloomflorida.com Miss Daisy’s Flowers & Gifts 1024 W. Main St. Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 787-6806 missdaisysflowers.com

Fruit Distributors Ferris Farms Inc D/B/A Ferris Groves 7607 S. Florida Ave Floral City, FL 34436 (352) 637-3880 www.ferrisgroves.com

Funeral Services Banks-Page-Theus Funeral Home 410 Webster St Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-1000 www.bankspagetheus.com

Continental Country Club 50 Continental Blvd. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-0100 www.continentalcountryclub.com

Government Offices City of Bushnell 117 E. Joe P. Strickland Jr. Ave. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-2591 www.cityofbushnellfl.com City of Center Hill 94 S Virginia Ave Center Hill, FL 33514 (352) 793-4431 City of Coleman PO Box 456 Coleman, FL 33521 (352) 748-1017 City of Webster P.O. Box 28 Webster, FL 33597 (352) 793-2073 City of Wildwood 100 N. Main Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-1330

Gloria R. Hayward, Clerk of Circuit Court 215 E. McCollum Ave. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 569-6600 sumterclerk.com Lake-Sumter MPO 1616 South 14th St. Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 315-0170 LakeSumterMPO.com Sumter County Board of County Commissioners 7375 Powell Road Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 689-4400 www.sumtercountyfl.gov Sumter County School District 2680 W. CR 476 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-2315 Sumter County Sheriff’s Office 1010 N Main St Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-0222 www.sumtercountysheriff.org/ Sumter County Supervisor of Elections 900 N. Main St Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 569-1540 www.sumterelections.org UF/IFAS Sumter County Extension 7620 SR 471 Suite 2 Bushnell, FL 33513-8716 (352) 793-2728 sumter.ifas.ufl.edu

Graphic Design Amy Keel Designs 3670 NE 18th Court Ocala, FL 34479 (352) 843-2435 www.akeeldesigns.com tangent media! 7257 CR 219 Suite B Wildwood, FL 34785 (888) 857-5784 www.tangentmedia.com

Groceries Publix #1080 3475 Wedgewood Lane The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 751-6280 publix.com Publix #1155 327 Colony Blvd. The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 391-1082 Publix #447 1120 Bichara Blvd Lady Lake, FL 32159 (352) 750-2400 publix.com Walmart-Bushnell 2163 W CR 48 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-1300

Walmart-The Villages 4085 Wedgewood Lane The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 259-0128

Hardware Evans Ace Hardware 124 Bushnell Plaza Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-4301 Panasoffkee Hardware 2057 N C 470 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 793-8336

Badcock Home Furniture & More of Wildwood 350 Shopping Center Dr. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-0505 badcock.com In Full Bloom Futons, Barstools and More 140 N. Old Dixie Hwy Lady Lake, FL 32159 (352) 633-3044 infullbloomflorida.com

Home Health Care

Health & Nutrition Products

Angmar Holdings, Inc. DBA Angels Care Home Health 3170 Citrus Tower Blvd., Bdg 8, Ste B Clermont, FL 34711 352-241-7476 www.angmarholdings.com

A Greener World 1301 Magana Place The Villages, FL 32159 (352) 250-3431 saferisbetter.com/JenTV

Preferred Home Health Providers 900 East Orange Ave. Eustis, FL 32726 (352) 342-6831 www.mypreferredhealth.com

Village Ace Hardware 3417 Wedgewood Lane The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 751-6680

Lake-Sumter Health and Nutrition Center 217 N. Florida St., Ste 2 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 569-1111 www.lakesumternutrition.com

Home Improvement

Hearing Aids

Classic Rock Granite 706 S. Main St. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 399-6824 cfclassicrock.com

Audibel Hearing Center 910 Old Camp Road #182 The Villages, FL 32159 (352) 259-5234

Kitchens By Greg 5925 SW 20th Drive Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-0889 kitchensbygreg.com

Home and Garden Bakers Nursery & Golf Carts 5042 CR 318 C Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-1680 Browns Country Market 13992 US Hwy 301 N Oxford, FL 34484 (352) 303-1550 www.brownandbrownfarms. com Cottage Garden & Gifts 203 Cleveland Ave. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 303-0810 cottagegarden&gifts.com

Home Furnishings Aurora’s Upholstery and Decor 415 N. Main Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 321-1133 Badcock and More 421 West Belt Ave. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-0993 www.badcock.com

TWS Services and Health Home Solutions 1428 E. Semorian Blvd. #106 Apopka, FL 32703 (407) 788-2646

Home Inspections HouseMaster Home Inspections 1698 Second Street Clermont, FL 34711 (352) 243-4553 www.lightcap.housemaster.com LAB Pro Inspections 634 Murphys Estate Drive The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 552-0610 www.labproinspections.com

Horse Breeding & Training Blue Moon Ranch 4605 CR 134 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 578-4947

Hospices / Healthcare Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care 2445 Lane Park Road Tavares, FL 32778 (352) 343-1341 www.cornerstonehospice.org Interim Healthcare 9738 US Highway 441 Suite 103 Leesburg, FL 34788 (352) 326-0400 www.interimhealthcare.com/ leesburg

Hospitals

Lake/Sumter Society for HR Management, Inc. PO Box 490003 Leesburg, FL 34749 (352) 324-5253 www.lsshrm.org Individual/Lifetime Member Alex Ogilvie 1124 SE 180th St. Weirsdale, FL 32195 (352) 753-2289

Industrial Supplies Sales Corporation of Florida 3402C NE 37th Place Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-1818

Central Florida Health Alliance 600 E. Dixie Avenue Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 323-5762 www.cfhalliance.org

Insurance

Hotels/Motels

Frank Slaughter Insurance Agency, Inc. 820 S Main Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-2221 www.frankslaughterinsurance.com

America’s Best Value Inn 273 E SR 44 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-2000 www.americasbestvalueinn. com/bestv.cfm?idp=1727 Days Inn Wildwood 551 E SR 44 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-7766 www.daysinn.com Hampton Inn & Suites The Villages 11727 NE 63rd Dr The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 259-8246 hamptonvillages.com Microtel Inn & Suites 2612 West C-48 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-2111 www.microtelinn.com/hotels/ florida/bushnell/microtel-innand-suites-bushnell/hoteloverview Motel USA 227 CR 491 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 568-8608 Sleep Inn & Suites 1224 S. Main St. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-0507 www.wildwoodvillageshotel.com Waterfront Inn, LLC 1105 Lake Shore Dr. The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 753-7535 waterfrontinnvillages.com

C. E. Parish General Agency, Inc P.O. Box 1747 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-7775

Integral Quality Care 4630 Woodland Corp. Blvd. Tampa, FL 33614 (813) 775-0158 www.integralqualitycare.com James W. Kry Insurance Agency 206 S. Main St Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-6001 Lassiter Ware Insurance 1317 Citizens Blvd Leesburg, FL 34748 (800) 324-2745 x 313 www.lassiter-ware.com Mid Florida Agencies 11974 CR 101 # 105 Palm Ridge Plaza The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 259-0666 www.midfloridaabcbs.com Sumter County Farm Bureau 7610 SR 471 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-4545 floridafarmbureau.com

Interior Design Great Lakes Carpet & Tile LLC 850 S. Main Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-4800 www.greatlakescarpet.com

Human Resources

Juliano Interior Design, LLC 1102 N. Main St., Suite D Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-4030

HR Power, LLC P. O. Box 267 Hernando, FL 34441 (954) 918-0907

Synergy Architecture, LLC P. O. Box 729 Lecanto, FL 34460 (352) 795-4155 www.synergyarch.com

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Categorical | Listing Window Reflections 103 N. Main St. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-2055

Internet Services Long Woods Communications Company 821 Oakwood Circle Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-3871 www.long-woods.com

Jewelry & Gifts Coast To Coast Jewelry & Coin Inc. 3455 Wedgewood Lane, Ste 508 The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 751-4460 c2cjewelryandcoin.com Park Lane Jewelry By Michele Brown 37012 Royal Oak Rd. Fruitland Park, FL 34731 (352) 728-6183 Porters Jewelers and Photography 890 N. Main St. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-1153 porters.zenfolio.com

Landscaping/Lawn Maintenance All Type Rentals/DPR Excavation 8390 S US 301 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-1001 Earthscapes Unlimited, Inc. 500 E. Gulf to Atlantic Hwy Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-0351 earthscapesunlimited.com Landscape Productions, LLC 2805 CR 44A Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 390-7135 landscapeproductionsllc.biz Terrascape Creative Landscaping, Inc. 9890 N. US Hwy 301 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 504-6300 www.terrascape.biz

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Manufacturers Charlotte Pipe & Foundry 4149 CR 124A Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-8100 x101 www.charlottepipe.com Hi-Tech Metals, Inc. 3935 CR 216 Oxford, FL 34484 (352) 330-2004 www.hitechmetals.net Highway Systems Incorporated 1749 CR 525E Sumterville, FL 33585 (888) 546-5819 www.highwaysystemsinc.com Outokumpu Stainless Tubular Products 1101 N. Main Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-1313 Universal Machine Inc. 205 E. Cherokee Ave Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-1666

Marketing/Public Relations Amy Keel Designs 3670 NE 18th Court Ocala, FL 34479 (352) 843-2435 www.akeeldesigns.com Blue Monster Promotions 3825 Pepper Tree Lane Wildwood, FL 34785 (203) 927-2177 www.bluemonsterpromos.com Ink-4-Less Plus 214 Tompkins Street Inverness, FL 34453 (352) 726-6624 ink-4-lessplus.com tangent media! 7257 CR 219 Suite B Wildwood, FL 34785-6051 (888) 857-5784 www.tangentmedia.com

Massage Therapy Therapeutic Massage 1950 Laurel Manor Dr The Villages, FL 34479 (352) 427-8843

Liquor Stores

Meat Packing/Processing

I-75 Liquor 5979 SW 20th Dr. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-1000

Central Beef Industries LLC 571 W. Kings Hwy Center Hill, FL 33514 (352) 793-3671

Locksmiths

Medical Facilities

Sumter Lock 1781 SW 70th Place Bushnell, FL 33513-3551 (352) 793-6060

441-Urgent Care Center 3602 Wedgewood Lane The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 693-2340 www.441urgentcarecenter.com

Image Lift 8630B East CR 446 The Villages, FL 32161 (813) 463-9245 www.imagelift.com Langley Health Services 1425 S US Hwy 301 Sumterville, FL 33585-5135 (352) 793-5900 www.langleymedical.com Lazarus Free Medical Clinic 210 Wonders Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-4567 www.lazarusclinic.org Vascular Vein Centers 910 Old Camp Rd Ste 162 The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 750-6191 www.vascularveincenters.com

Nursing Homes Osprey Point Nursing Center 1104 North Main Street Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-8777 www.ospreypointnursingcenter.com

Office Supplies Ernie Morris Enterprises PO Box 818 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-2745 www.erniemorris.com

Opthamologist

Wildwood Medical Center 411 Webster Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-6689

Mid Florida Eye Center 17560 US HWY 441 Mt Dora, FL 32757-6711 (352) 735-2020 www.midfloridaeye.com

Mobile Home Parks

Party Supplies/Rentals

Dogwood Mobile Home Park 506 West Noble Avenue Lot 14-B Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-2914

A & D Bouncing Fun Rentals 102 N Main St. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-9923 adsbouncingfunrentals.com

Oasis RV Park 11380 S. US Hwy 301 Webster, FL 33597 (352) 569-5313 South Shores RV & Mobile Park 1410 NW 21st Lane Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 793-6633 Sunshine Village Manufactured Home & RV Resort 49 Cresent Dr. Tavares, FL 32778 (352) 793-8626 www.sunshinevillageflorida.com

Newspapers Sumter County Times 204 E. McCollum Ave. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-2161 www.sumtercountytimes.com Sumter Express PO Box 944 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 793-1671 Sumter Shopper 628 8th Street Clermont, FL 34711 (352) 748-2424 The Daily Commercial PO Box 490007 Leesburg, FL 34749-0007 (352) 365-8200 www.dailycommercial.com The Villages Daily Sun 1100 Main St. The Villages, FL 32159 (352) 753-1119

Classic Tents & Events 1255 E. County Rd. 44 Eustis, FL 32736 (352) 357-7920 www.classictents.com

Pet Grooming The Pink Poodle 1114 CR 482C-1 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 568-2547

Pets/Veterinary Services Buffalo Ridge Animal Hospital 748 Villages Campus Circle The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 750-4711 Floral City Animal Clinic 4474-D South Florida Ave. Inverness, FL 34450 (352) 860-2441 Preppy Pet Suites 2022 Talley Road, Suite 7 Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 702-3505 www.preppypet.com

Pharmacies Canada Meds of Sumter County 512 N. Main St. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 569-1484 CanadianMeds-Wildwood 1102 N Main Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 399-7002 canadianmeds-wildwood.com

Divine Pharmacy 1333 W C-48, Ste A Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-2679 Pegasus Rx 115 West Belt Ave. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-3100 www.prxpharmacy.com SafeScript Pharmacy 342 Shopping Center Drive Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-9900

Printing & Graphics/Signs Outer Image, Inc. 3300 S.US Hwy 301 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-6179 outerimage.org Patriot Signs & Wraps Inc 323 N Market St. Suite 2 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-7757 patriotsignsonline.com

SafeScript Pharmacy 880 N. Main Street Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-8000

Ultrex Printing, Inc. 302 Oak Street, Ste A Lady Lake, FL 32159 (352) 205-8222 www.ultrexprinting.com

Photography

Propane

Allison Kelly Photography 121 W. Dade Ave. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 569-1300 allisonkellyphotography.com

Suburban Propane 412 S Main St. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-2101

Danner Assistance 512 So Timber Trail Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 446-4567 www.jdentonline.com

Property Management

Porters Jewelers and Photography 890 N. Main St. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-1153 porters.zenfolio.com

Physical Therapy Physical Therapy Services of Sumter 413 N. West St. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 569-0004 Rehab G.V., Inc 124 S. Florida Street Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-8661 www.rehabgv.com

Plumbing Anthony Torri Plumbing and Gas 4410 NE 83rd Rd. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-5900 www.torriplumbing.com Bel-Mar Plumbing, Inc. 854 CR 482D Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 569-4949 belmarplumbingtampa.com Mike Scott Plumbing 5950 Signature Drive Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-9111 www.mikescottplumbing.com

Podiatrists Tri-County Podiatry 1585 Santa Barbara Blvd Ste B The Villages, FL 32159 (352) 259-1919 www.tricountypodiatry.net

Hearns Property Management P.O. Box 632 Oxford, FL 34484 (352) 267-8801 Randy’s Rentals 619 N. Warfield Ave Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 461-6464

Publications Akers Media Group P. O. Box 490088 Leesburg, FL 34749 (352) 787-4112 www.akersmediagroup.com

Radio Broadcasting Kickin’ Country Radio 1124 SW 6th Ave. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 569-1008 www.wkfl1170am.com

Real Estate Century 21 John C. Thomas Realty, Inc. 3235-B US Hwy 27/441 Fruitland Park, FL 34731 (352) 728-2121 www.johncthomas.com Century 21 Prime Property Resources, Inc 1034 W.C- 48 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-6911 Connie Mahan Real Estate Group 218 N Florida Street, Ste 1 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 569-0233 www.conniemahan.com

Engel & Voelkers The Villages 13690 N US Highway 441 The Villages, FL 32159 (352) 450-4505 www.thevillages.evusa.com ERA, Tom Grizzard 1300 W. North Blvd. Leesburg, FL 34738 (352) 787-6966 www.tomgrizzard.com Lake Panasoffkee Realty, Inc. P.O. Box 1099 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 568-0568 Oxford Land Company 11262 US Hwy. 301 Oxford, FL 34484 (352) 748-1182 www.oxfordland.com Re/Max Premier Realty 13940 US Hwy 441, Bldg 800, Ste 802 The Villages, FL 32159 (352) 753-2029 www.thevillagesomes4living.com Realty Executives Tri-County 11714 NE 62nd Terrace, Suite 300 The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 753-7500 buyorsellinthevillages.com Smith & Smith Realty 206 N Main Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-5656 www.smithsmithealty.com Sumter Realty Inc 2044 N. C 470 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 793-3644 United Country Thomas Realty 342 S. Main Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-3030 www.unitedcountry.com/ wildwoodFl Wildwood Marketplace Shopping Center South West Corner of US 301 and SR 44 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 418-3760

Rehabilitative Services New Vision for Independence 9501 US Hwy 441 Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 435-5040 www.newvisionfl.org/ Rehab G.V., Inc 124 S. Florida Street Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-8661 www.rehabgv.com

Restaurants At The Pier Restaurant & Pub 965 CR 439 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 569-0829 Azteca’s Mexican Restaurant 348 Shopping Center Dr. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-2250

Beef O’ Brady’s Wildwood 840 S. Main St. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 689-0048 Beef O’Brady’s Bushnell 2586 W CR 48 Unit 3 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-7000 Bob Evans Restaurant 2199 Parr Dr. The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 259-1224 www.bobevans.com Donna’s Dream Cakes 17075 S US Highway 301 Summerfield, FL 34492 (352) 245-0274 Catfish Johnny’s Restaurant 2396 N. C470 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 793-2083 www.catfishjohnny.com Chick-fil-A of The Villages 730 N. Hwy 441 The Villages, FL 32159 (352) 430-0223 www.facebook.com/cfathevillages Chuck’s Odd ‘’Cup’’les Cafe 117 W. Belt Ave, Suite D Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-0408 Continental Country Club 50 Continental Blvd. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-0100 www.continentalcountryclub.com Cotillion Southern Cafe 101 N Main St Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-1223 Hardee’s of Wildwood 404 S. Main Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-6262 www.hardees.com Hollywood Cafe 105 N. Main St. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-0400 IHOP 273 E SR 44 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-6074 Ihop.com Jennie’s Bakery & Deli 138 Bushnell Plaza, Suite101 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-2593 La Hacienda Catering 1199 Avenida Central Lady Lake, FL 32159 (352) 753-2367 LickitySplits Ice Cream Shop 1858 W. CR 48 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-3000 O’Shucks! Oyster Bar and Grill 1016 S. Main St. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 399-2200 Pollys Pantry LLC 819 S. Main Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-4002 www.hopeinyourheart.com

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Tri-County Senior Outreach Services, LLC P. O. Box 284 Fruitland Park, FL 34731 (352) 551-1260

Outer Image, Inc. 3300 S.US Hwy 301 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-6179 www.outerimage.org

Service Organizations

Social Services

Stucco/Stonework

Red Sauce 1000 Canal St. The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 750-2930 www.redsauceamericanitalian.com

Steeplechase 12029 County Road 103 Oxford, FL 34484 (352) 259-0493 seniorlivinginstyle.com

Sonny’s Real Pit Bar B Q 2684 W. CR 48 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 569-0200 www.sonnysbbq.com

Wildwood Country Resort 5604 Heritage Blvd. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-4449

American Cancer Society 1650 West Main Street, Ste 3 Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 326-9599 www.cancer.org

RV Parks

American Legion Post 101 P. O. Box 1036 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-0201

TooJay’s Original Gourmet Deli 1129 Canal Street The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 430-0410 www.toojays.com Traditions Antique Mall and Cafe 3107 E SR 44 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-6255

Blueberry Hill RV Resort 6233 Lowery St. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-4112 www.suncommunities.com/ blueberry-hill/AboutUs.aspx

Retail

Oasis RV Park 11380 S. US Hwy 301 Webster, FL 33597 (352) 569-5313

Aurora’s Upholstery and Decor 415 N. Main Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 321-1133

Red Oaks RV Resort 5551 SW 18th Terrace Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-7117 www.redoaksrv.com

Browns Country Market 13992 US Hwy 301 N Oxford, FL 34484 (352) 303-1550 www.brownandbrownfarms.com

South Shores RV & Mobile Park 1410 NW 21st Lane Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 793-6633

Caribongo 1041 Canal St. The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 750-6147 www.facebook.com/Caribongovillages

Sunshine Village Manufd. Home & RV Resort 49 Cresent Dr. Tavares, FL 32778 (352) 793-8626 www.sunshinevillageflorida.com

CY Western Co 2249 W CR 48 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 569-9378

Wet Zone at Family Adventure Camp hosted by Thousand Wildwood/Inverness, FL 352-748-223 7 www.familyadventurecamp.com

High Five Your Life Frozen Yogurt 4058 Wedgewood Lane RV Park/Fish Camps The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 259-0074 www.highfivefrozenyogurt.com Lake Panasoffkee KOA 190 CR 488 Sam’s Club #4998 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 755 N. Highway 27/441 (352) 793-2051 Lady Lake, FL 32159 www.turtlebackrv.com (352) 751-5150 www.samsclub.com Wynnhaven Riverside RV Park Thirty One by Billie Faye Smith 8271 W CR 48 #404 Bushnell, FL 33513 P. O. Box 82 (352) 793-4744 Oxford, FL 34484 (352) 461-1154 www.mythirtyone.com/BillieFaye RV Service Centers Window Reflections 103 N. Main St. Alliance Coach, Inc. Wildwood, FL 34785 4505 Monaco Way (352) 330-2055 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-3800 Retirement Communities alliancecoachonline.com Continental Country Club 50 Continental Blvd. Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-0100 www.continentalcountryclub.com

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Sumter Christian School 2210 CR 528 Sumterville, FL 33585 (352) 793-2358 www.sumterchristianschool.com

Schools Florida International Teaching Zoo 4258 SW 52nd Terr Bushnell, FL 33513 (888) 908-9572 www.thezooschool.com

Boy Scouts Of America Gulf Ridge Council 13228 N. Central Ave Tampa, FL 33612 (813) 872-2691 www.boyscouting.com Habitat for Humanity LakeSumter FL., Inc P.O. Box 186 Eustis, FL 32727 (352) 483-0434 habitat-lakesumterfl.org Haven of Lake & Sumter Counties Inc 2600 South Street Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 787-5889 www.havenlakesumter.org Kiwanis Club of Wildwood PO Box 40 Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 259-9327 Parsons Circle Community Outreach, Inc. 860 N. Main St. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-0580 parsonscircle.org reThink 133 S. Semoran Blvd Orlando, FL 32807 (866) 610-7433 www.rethinkyourcommute.com Rotary Club of The Villages 823 Chapman Loop The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 561-1902 www.rotaryclubofthevillages.org SCARC, Inc. 213 West McCollum Avenue Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-5156 www.SCARCINC.com SCORE 2001 Kurt St. Eustis, FL 32726 (352) 357-1476 www.score414.org Sumter County Chamber of Commerce 102 N. Hwy 470 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 793-3099 www.sumterchamber.org The Salvation Army 870 N. Main Street Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 365-0079

Alzheimer’s Family Organization P.O. Box 1939 New Port Richey, FL 34656 (352) 454-8303 www.alzheimersfamily.org Danner Assistance 512 So Timber Trail Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 446-4567 www.jdentonline.com LifeStream Behavioral Center P.O. Box 491000 Leesburg, FL 34749 (352) 315-7500 Mid Florida Community Services 820 Kennedy Blvd. Brooksville, FL 34601 (352) 796-1425 www.mfcs.us.com Parsons Circle Community Outreach, Inc. 860 N. Main St. Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-0580 parsonscircle.org The Refuge at Jumper Creek 4912 SE 7th Way Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 568-8400

Stokes Stucco, Inc. 1350 Kendall Drive Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-1078

Survey Companies Booth, Ern, Straughan & Hiott, Inc 350 N. Sinclair Avenue Tavares, FL 32778 (352) 343-8481 www.besandh.com Wade Surveying, Inc. 1608 Tracy Ave. Lady Lake, FL 32159 (352) 753-6511

Tax Services H & R Block 2701 SW College Rd. Suite 303 Gateway Plaza Ocala, FL 34474 (352) 854-0225 www.HRBlock.com Jackson Hewitt Tax Service 3519 Wedgewood Lane The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 430-7513 www.jacksonhewitt.com

Textiles

Travel Agents

UniFirst Corporation 317 NE 2nd St. Ocala, FL 34470 (352) 629-7141 www.unifirst.com

Cruise Right Cruises & Tours The Villages, FL 32162 (352) 751-2360 www.luxuryriverboats.com

Theatre Entertainment Melon-Patch Players, Inc. 311 N. 13th Street Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 787-3013 melon-patch-players.com PALMS PO Box 2201 Lady Lake, FL 32158 (352) 259-7931 www.villagerspaa.com

Tire Recycling Global Tire Recycling of Sumter County Inc. 1201 Industrial Drive Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 330-2213 www.GTRCrumbRubber.com

Title Services Annie’s Notary Services 10238 Joanies Run Leesburg, FL 34788 (352) 552-5845

Truck/Tractor Repair Bressette Mobile Truck, Tractor & Equipment Repair, LLC 1956 N CR 470 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 303-0349

TV Sales & Service Cason & Gaskins TV, Inc. 308 Shopping Center Drive Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 748-2021 www.casongaskinstv.com

Good Fella’s Roll-Off P.O. Box 949 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 568-0999 Hook Company Partners, LLC 12473 CR 727 Webster, FL 33597 (352) 793-1359 Waste Management Inc. 8708 NE 44th Dr Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 787-4416 wm.com

Water Services ECO-2000, Inc 1611 W CR 48 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-5060 eco2000inc.com

Video Production

TAS Environmental LLC 845 Teague Trail #10 Lady Lake, FL 32159 (352) 391-1337 www.tasenvironmental.com

tangent media! 7247 CR 219 Wildwood, FL 34785 (888) 857-5784 www.tangentmedia.com

TWS Services and Health Home Solutions 1428 E. Semorian Blvd. #106 Apopka, FL 32703 (407) 788-2646

Waste Services

Website Design

ACMS,Inc. P.O. Box 949 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 (352) 568-0999 www.sumtersolidwaste.com

AIOS All-In-One-Service, LLC 619 Lee Street Wildwood, FL 34785 (352) 585-9877 www.a-i-o-s.com

State Legislators Marlene O’Toole, State Representative 916 Avenida Central Lady Lake, FL 32159 (352) 315-4445 Senator Alan Hays 871 S. Central Ave. Umatilla, FL 32784 (352) 742-6441 Senator Wilton Simpson 5612 Grand Blvd. New Port Richey, FL 34656 (727) 816-1120 wiltonsimpson.com

Storage Facilities LDL Enterprises, Inc. P.O. Box 545 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-9083 www.ldlenterprises.com Oxford Self Storage 11203 N. US 301 Oxford, FL 34484 (352) 330-2330 www.oxfordselfstorage.com

Storage Sheds Bushnell Shed Company 424 Broad St. and SR 48 Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 569-0011

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Alphabetical | Listing A 441-Urgent Care Center (352) 693-2340 Medical Facility A & D Bouncing Fun Rentals (352) 568-9923 Party Supplies/Rentals A Greener World (352) 250-3431 Health & Nutrition Products A Step Ahead Performing Arts Academy 352-330-2ASA Dance Studio A-1 Air Care, Inc. (352) 793-6110 AC/Heating/Cooling A-Line Fire and Safety, Inc. (352) 728-1440 Burglar & Fire Alarms ACMS,Inc. (352) 568-0999 Waste Services Advanced Imaging Centers 352-435-0111 Diagnostic Imaging AIOS All-In-One-Service, LLC (352) 585-9877 Website Design

Amazing Grace Lutheran Church (352) 748-1201 Church America’s Best Value Inn (352) 748-2000 Hotel/Motel American Cancer Society 352-326-9599 Service Organization American Cement Company, LLC 352-569-5393 Construction Material American Legion Post 101 (352) 568-0201 Service Organization Amy Keel Designs (352) 843-2435 Graphic Design Marketing/Public Relations Angelic Air (352) 688-8996 AC/Heating/Cooling Angmar Holdings, Inc. 352-241-7476 Home Health Care Annie’s Notary Services (352) 552-5845 Title Service

Airboat Rides Tom & Jerrys Inc. (321) 689-9821 Boat Excursions Attractions

Anthony Torri Plumbing and Gas (352) 330-5900 Plumbing

Akers Media Group (352) 787-4112 Publications

At The Pier Restaurant & Pub (352) 569-0829 Restaurant

All Type Rentals/ DPR Excavation (352) 793-1001 Landscaping/Lawn Maintenance Equipment Rental

Audibel Hearing Center (352) 259-5234 Hearing Aids

Alliance Coach, Inc. (352) 330-3800 RV Service Center Allison Kelly Photography (352) 569-1300 Photography Alzheimer’s Family Organization (352) 454-8303 Social Services

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Aurora’s Upholstery and Decor (352) 321-1133 Home Furnishing Retail Avon’s Attic (352) 257-5636 Consignment/Thrift Store Azteca’s Mexican Restaurant (352) 748-2250 Restaurant

B B J Trophies, Awards & Gifts (352) 732-2249 Awards Badcock and More (352) 568-0993 Home Furnishing Badcock Home Furniture & More of Wildwood (352) 748-0505 Home Furnishing Bakers Nursery & Golf Carts (352) 793-1680 Golf Cart Sales/Service Home and Garden Banks-Page-Theus Funeral Home (352) 748-1000 Funeral Services BB&T, Wildwood (352) 748-1701 Bank/Finance Bedrock Resources (352) 369-8600 Construction Material

Bob Evans Restaurant (352) 259-1224 Restaurant Booth, Ern, Straughan & Hiott, Inc (352) 343-8481 Survey Company Civil Engineers Boy Scouts Of America Gulf Ridge Council (813) 872-2691 Service Organization Bressette Mobile Truck, Tractor & Equipment Repair, LLC (352) 303-0349 Truck/Tractor Repair Bright House Networks (407) 452-2181 Cable Television / ISP Brown’s Arctic Air, Inc. (352) 728-4990 AC/Heating/Cooling Browns Country Market (352) 303-1550 Home and Garden Retail

Beef O’ Brady’s Wildwood (352) 689-0048 Restaurant

Buffalo Ridge Animal Hospital (352) 750-4711 Animal Hospital Pets/Veterinary Services

Beef O’Brady’s Bushnell (352) 568-7000 Restaurant

Bushnell Assembly of God (352) 793-2240 Church

BEI/Brian’s Electric, Inc. (352) 568-1491 Electrical Contractors

Bushnell Dixie Youth Baseball League (352) 303-0775 Youth Services

Bel-Mar Plumbing, Inc. (352) 569-4949 Plumbing Black Gold Compost Company (352) 748-0569 Fertilizer Blue Monster Promotions (203) 927-2177 Advertising Marketing/Public Relations Blue Moon Ranch (352) 578-4947 Horse Breeding & Training Attractions Blueberry Hill RV Resort (352) 793-4112 RV Park

Bushnell Family & Cosmetic Dentistry (352) 569-0100 Dental Bushnell Shed Company (352) 569-0011 Storage Sheds Business Techs, Inc (352) 326-3418 Business Machines Sales & Serv BW City Ministries (352) 330-1633 Church

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C. E. Parish General Agency, Inc (352) 793-7775 Insurance

Central Florida Fire (352) 748-5737 Burglar & Fire Alarms

City of Coleman (352) 748-1017 Government Office

Cruise Right Cruises & Tours (352) 751-2360 Travel Agent

C.W. Roberts Contracting, Inc (352) 330-2540 Construction

Central Florida Health Alliance (352) 323-5762 Hospital

City of Webster (352) 793-2073 Government Office

Custom Designed Security Systems, Inc. (352) 793-6799 Burglar & Fire Alarms

Canada Meds of Sumter County (352) 569-1484 Pharmacy

Century 21 John C. Thomas Realty, Inc. (352) 728-2121 Real Estate

CanadianMeds-Wildwood (352) 399-7002 Pharmacy

Century 21 Prime Property Resources, Inc (352) 793-6911 Real Estate

Capital City Bank (352) 344-1555 Bank/Finance Capitol Building Corporation (352) 793-9100 Custom Home Builder Capporelli Financial Services (352) 444-2910 Financial Services Caribongo (352) 750-6147 Retail Carpet Depot & More (352) 793-4003 Floor Covering Sales & Service Cason & Gaskins TV, Inc. (352) 748-2021 TV Sales & Service Catfish Johnny’s Restaurant (352) 793-2083 Restaurant

Charlotte Pipe & Foundry (352) 748-8100 x101 Manufacturer Chef Curtis Creations (352) 399-6161 Chef Services Catering Chick-fil-A of The Villages (352) 430-0223 Restaurant ChiropracticUSA of Buffalo Ridge 352-259-2225 Chiropractic Services Christian Care Center (352) 314-8733 Charity Organization Christie Love Etter - Group Fitness Instructor (352) 217-4171 Fitness Center

Cecil Clark Chevrolet, Inc. (352) 787-6888 Automobile Dealer

Christopher Bowers and Company.com (813) 766-8260 Consulting Services

Cemex (863) 422-1171 EXT 233 Construction Material

Chuck’s Odd ‘’Cup’’les Cafe (352) 568-0408 Restaurant

City of Wildwood (352) 330-1330 Government Office Classic Rock Granite (352) 399-6824 Construction Material Home Improvement Classic Tents & Events (352) 357-7920 Party Supplies/Rentals Clean Machine II (352) 568-1259 Dry Cleaner/Laundry Coast To Coast Jewelry & Coin Inc. (352) 751-4460 Jewelry & Gifts Coin Dealers Color Works Salon (352) 793-8173 Beauty Salon Community Bank & Trust of Florida (352) 259-3070 Bank/Finance CompuTech City, LLC (407) 745-1848 Connie Mahan Real Estate Group (352) 569-0233 Real Estate Continental Country Club (352) 748-0100 Restaurant Golf Course Retirement Community

CenterState Bank (352) 568-2272 Bank/Finance

Citizens First Bank (352) 259-3262 Bank/Finance

Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care (352) 343-1341 Hospice / Healthcare

CenterState Bank, NA (352) 259-1500 Bank/Finance

City of Bushnell (352) 793-2591 Government Office

Cotillion Southern Cafe (352) 748-1223 Restaurant

City of Center Hill (352) 793-4431 Government Office

Cottage Garden & Gifts (352) 303-0810 Home and Garden

Central Beef Industries LLC (352) 793-3671 Meat Packing/Processing

Custom Kingdom (352) 330-0200 Embroidery/Screen Printing CY Western Co (352) 569-9378 Clothing Retail Cypress House Bed & Breakfast (352) 568-0909 Bed & Breakfast Inn

D Dade Battlefield Society, Inc. (352) 793-4781 Attractions Dalton & Owens Electric Services, Inc. (352) 787-1566 Electrical Contractors Danner Assistance (352) 446-4567 Computer Services Photography Social Services Days Inn Wildwood (352) 748-7766 Hotel/Motel Debby’s Hair Loft (352) 748-3844 Beauty Salon Dibarco Building Corp (352) 748-5228 Building Contractor Disabled Sportsman of Central FL, Inc. (352) 815-0488 Charity Organization Divine Pharmacy (352) 793-2679 Pharmacy Dogwood Mobile Home Park (352) 793-2914 Mobile Home Park

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Alphabetical | Listing Donna’s Dream Cakes (352) 245-0274 Bakery

Engel & Voelkers The Villages (352) 450-4505 Real Estate

Dream Girls USA (352) 303-1903 Beauty Pageant

Entertainment Designers’ Network, LLC (352) 568-0102 Entertainment Agency

E E 3 Family Solutions, Inc. (352) 303-3885 Youth Services Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast (352) 793-5430 Youth Services Earthscapes Unlimited, Inc. (352) 748-0351 Landscaping/Lawn Maintenance ECO-2000, Inc (352) 793-5060 Water Services

Ernie Morris Enterprises (352) 793-2745 Office Supplies Evans Ace Hardware (352) 793-4301 Hardware Events by Morningstar (352) 330-0190 Event Planners

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Edible Arrangements (352) 391-1334 Gifts

Farm Credit of Central Florida (863) 682-4117 Financial Services

Edward Jones - David Caraway (352) 568-0406 Financial Services

Farner, Barley & Associates, Inc (352) 748-3126 Civil Engineers

Edwards Construction Services, Inc. (352) 854-6266 Contractor

Fast Track Staffing Inc. (352) 748-0045 Employment Services

Ellis Wireless LLC (352) 748-0453 Wireless Service Provider

Federal Correctional Complex - Coleman (352) 689-4003 Correctional Facility

Emmett Sapp Builders, Inc. (352) 748-1949 Contractor

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ERA, Tom Grizzard (352) 787-6966 Real Estate

Ferris Farms Inc D/B/A Ferris Groves (352) 637-3880 Fruit Distributor Find a Treasure (352) 205-3289 Consignment/Thrift Store First Baptist Church & Child Care Center (352) 793-3900 Church Child Care First Baptist Church of Bushnell (352) 793-4612 Church

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Galaxy Home Solutions (352) 748-4868 Electrical Contractors

H & B Consulting Engineers, Inc (352) 793-2113 Consulting Civil Engineers

George Nahas Chevrolet, Inc. (352) 748-1122 Automobile Dealer Global Tire Recycling of Sumter Cty Inc. (352) 330-2213 Tire Recycling

H & R Block (352) 854-0225 Tax Services Habitat for Humanity Lake-Sumter FL., Inc (352) 483-0434 Service Organization

Gloria R. Hayward, Clerk of Circuit Court (352) 569-6600 Government Office

Hair & Nail Creations (352) 303-2933 Beauty Salon

Goga Studios (352) 748-0122 Fitness Center

Hampton Inn & Suites The Villages (352) 259-8246 Hotel/Motel

Goga Studios DBA Sommermay, LLC (352) 444-2914 Fitness Center

Hang It Wright Drywall, Inc. (352) 748-0232 Drywall Contractor

Florida International Teaching Zoo (888) 908-9572 Schools Attractions

Good Fella’s Roll-Off (352) 568-0999 Waste Services

Hardee’s of Wildwood (352) 748-6262 Restaurant

Florida’s Blood Centers (352) 569-5334 Blood Bank/Healthcare

Great Lakes Carpet & Tile LLC (352) 330-4800 Floor Covering Sales & Service Interior Design

Haven of Lake & Sumter Counties Inc (352) 787-5889 Service Organization

Great Southern Wood Bushnell, Inc. (352) 793-9410 Construction Material

Hearns Property Management (352) 267-8801 Property Management

Gresco Utility Supply, Inc. (352) 748-9550 Electrical Contractors

Hi-Tech Metals, Inc. (352) 330-2004 Manufacturer

Floor Masters Enterprises, Inc. (352) 748-7444 Floor Covering Sales & Service Floral City Animal Clinic (352) 860-2441 Animal Hospital Pets/Veterinary Services

Fortin Construction (352) 750-0478 Construction Frank Slaughter Insurance Agency, Inc. (352) 748-2221 Insurance Fred Shafer Custom Homes, Inc. (352) 303-3900 Custom Home Builder

Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services (352) 753-8353 Funeral Services

Jennie’s Bakery & Deli (352) 793-2593 Restaurant/Bakery

High Five Your Life Frozen Yogurt (352) 259-0074 Retail

Image Lift (813) 463-9245 Medical Facility

Highway Systems Incorporated (888) 546-5819 Manufacturer

In Full Bloom Futons, Barstools and More (352) 633-3044 Florist Home Furnishing

Hollywood Cafe (352) 748-0400 Restaurant

Ink-4-Less Plus (352) 726-6624 Marketing/Public Relations

KC’s Cleaning (352) 303-2592 Cleaning Service

Homes in Partnership, Inc. (407) 886-2451 Charity Organization

Insight Credit Union (888) 843-8328 Bank/Finance

Kickin’ Country Radio (352) 569-1008 Radio Broadcasting

Hook Company Partners, LLC (352) 793-1359 Waste Services

Integral Quality Care (813) 775-0158 Insurance

Kids Central, Inc. (352) 873-6332 Youth Services

HouseMaster Home Inspections (352) 243-4553 Home Inspections

InterCommunity Cancer Centers/Vantage Oncology (352) 267-2922

Kitchens By Greg (352) 568-0889 Home Improvement

Interim Healthcare (352) 326-0400 Hospice / Healthcare

Kiwanis Club of Wildwood (352) 259-9327 Service Organization

ITR Computer Services (352) 569-0822 Computer Services

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HR Power, LLC (954) 918-0907 Consulting Services Human Resources Humane Society/SPCA of Sumter Cnty., Inc (352) 793-9117 Animal Service Agency\Organizat

I I-75 Liquor (352) 793-1000 Liquor Store Idlewild Lodge & RV Park (352) 793-7057 Fish Camp IHOP (352) 748-6074 Restaurant

J J.B. Shepherd and Associates, Inc. (352) 793-9300 Electrical Engineers Jackson Hewitt Tax Service (352) 430-7513 Tax Services James W. Kry Insurance Agency (352) 793-6001 Insurance

Juliano Interior Design, LLC (352) 330-4030 Interior Design

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L. Norman Adams Home Builders, Inc (352) 793-7511 General Contractor Custom Home Builder La Hacienda Catering (352) 753-2367 Catering Restaurant LAB Pro Inspections (352) 552-0610 Home Inspections Lake Pan Computers (352) 444-2904 Computer Services

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Alphabetical | Listing Lake Panasoffkee KOA (352) 793-2051 RV Park/Fish Camp

Legacy Clinic of Chiropractic (352) 259-0024 Chiropractic Services

Lake Panasoffkee Neighborhood Project (352) 446-2064 Charity Organization

LegalShield - Ericka Robbins (352) 726-8306 Legal Services/Identity Protection

Lake Panasoffkee Realty, Inc. (352) 568-0568 Real Estate Lake-Sumter Health and Nutrition Center (352) 569-1111 Health & Nutrition Products Lake-Sumter MPO (352) 315-0170 Government Office Lake-Sumter State College, Sumter Campus (352) 568-0001 College/Schools Lake/Sumter Society for HR Management, Inc (352) 324-5253 Human Resources Lakeside Landings (352) 330-1144 Developer Landscape Productions, LLC (352) 390-7135 Landscaping/Lawn Maintenance Landstone Communities, LLC. (310) 339-8359 Developer Langley Health Services (352) 793-5900 Medical Facility Diagnostic Imaging Lassiter Ware Insurance (800) 324-2745 x 313 Insurance Lavon Harkins Ministries, Inc. (352) 748-7283 Church Consignment/Thrift Store Lazarus Free Medical Clinic (352) 748-4567 Medical Facility LDL Enterprises, Inc. (352) 793-9083 Storage Facility Equipment Sales

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Lewis Brothers, Inc. (352) 793-5373 Construction LickitySplits Ice Cream Shop (352) 568-3000 Restaurant LifeSouth Community Blood Centers (352) 596-2002 Blood Bank/Healthcare LifeStream Behavioral Center (352) 315-7500 Social Services Linda Rowsey, MaryKay (352) 551-4812 Beauty Consulting Service Long Woods Communications Company (352) 748-3871 Internet Services

Mary Hatcher, P.A. (352) 793-5600 Attorney Mathom House (352) 748-7700 Antiques McLin Burnsed (352) 753-4690 Attorney Melon-Patch Players, Inc. (352) 787-3013 Theatre Entertainment Michael W. Radcliffe Engineering, Inc. (352) 629-5500 Consulting Civil Engineers

New Body Contours (855) 274-8707 New Vision for Independence (352) 435-5040 Rehabilitative Services

O O’Shucks! Oyster Bar and Grill (352) 399-2200 Restaurant Oasis RV Park (352) 569-5313 Mobile Home Park RV Park

Mid Florida Agencies (352) 259-0666 Insurance

Ogilvie, Alex (352) 753-2289 Individual/Lifetime Member

Mid Florida Community Services (352) 796-1425 Social Services

Osprey Point Nursing Center (352) 568-8777 Nursing Home

Mid Florida Eye Center (352) 735-2020 Opthamologist Mid-Coast Aggregates, LLC (352) 569-0422 Construction Material

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Mike Scott Plumbing (352) 748-9111 Plumbing Millhorn Law Firm (352) 753-9333 Attorney

Mad Airboats & Off Road (352) 303-0733 Airboat Building and Engine Repair

Miss Daisy’s Flowers & Gifts (352) 787-6806 Florist

Main Street Auto Sales (352) 330-0000 Automobile Dealer

Mission Oaks Assisted Living 352-330-3900 Assisted Living Facility

Mark Farner, CPA, PA (352) 347-3131 Accountant

Motel USA (352) 568-8608 Hotel/Motel

Markland Chiropractic (352) 793-3337 Chiropractic Services

Mr. Appliance of Marion County (352) 229-8659

Marlene O’Toole, State Representative (352) 315-4445 State Representative

Nash, Inc. (352) 748-1454 Contractor

Microtel Inn & Suites (352) 568-2111 Hotel/Motel

LPG Urban And Regional Planners (352) 385-1940 Consulting Services

M. B. K., INC. (352) 748-6574 Electrical Contractors

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Our Father’s Haven Bed & Breakfast (352) 793-7920 Bed & Breakfast Inn Outer Image, Inc. (352) 793-6179 Printing & Graphics/Signs Storage Sheds Outokumpu Stainless Tubular Products (352) 748-1313 Manufacturer Oxford Golf Center (352) 748-8888 Oxford Land Company (352) 748-1182 Real Estate Oxford Land Holdings, Inc (352) 748-7702 Advertising Oxford Self Storage (352) 330-2330 Storage Facility

P PALMS (352) 259-7931 Theatre Entertainment

Pana Vista Lodge (352) 793-2061 Fish Camp

Publix #1155 (352) 391-1082 Grocery

Panasoffkee Hardware (352) 793-8336 Hardware

Publix #447 (352) 750-2400 Grocery

Park Lane Jewelry By Michele Brown (352) 728-6183 Jewelry & Gifts

Purcell Funeral Home (352) 793-4531 Funeral Services

Parsons Circle Community Outreach, Inc. (352) 568-0580 Service Organization Social Services

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Patriot Signs & Wraps Inc (352) 793-7757 Printing & Graphics/Signs

Rainbow Bible & Book Store (352) 245-7238 Book Store

Pegasus Rx (352) 793-3100 Pharmacy

Randall N. Thornton Attorney at Law (352) 793-4040 Attorney

R. Hogan Construction (352) 793-7660 Construction

Physical Therapy Services of Sumter (352) 569-0004 Physical Therapy

Randy’s Rentals (352) 461-6464 Property Management

Pilot Club of Sumter County (352) 748-0363 Club/Organization

Re/Max Premier Realty (352) 753-2029 Real Estate

Plaza Cadillac (352) 787-1323 Automobile Dealer

Reader & Partners (407) 856-4899 Developer

Pollys Pantry LLC (352) 330-4002 Restaurant

Realty Executives Tri-County (352) 753-7500 Real Estate

Porters Jewelers and Photography (352) 568-1153 Jewelry & Gifts Photography

Red Oaks RV Resort (352) 793-7117 RV Park

Preferred Home Health Providers (352) 342-6831 Home Health Care Preppy Pet Suites (352) 702-3505 Pets/Veterinary Services Project Legacy (352) 267-2939 Charity Organization Publix #1080 (352) 751-6280 Grocery

Red Sauce (352) 750-2930 Restaurant Regions Bank-The Villages (352) 430-2856 Bank/Finance Rehab G.V., Inc (352) 793-8661 Rehabilitative Services Physical Therapy reThink (866) 610-7433 Service Organization Richard L. Cole, Jr. (352) 753-2055 Consulting Services

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Alphabetical | Listing Ridgeline Tire and Service Inc. (352) 568-2900 Auto Repair

Senator Alan Hays (352) 742-6441 State Representative

Ro-Mac Lumber & Supply, Inc. (352) 753-3333 Construction Material

Senator Wilton Simpson (727) 816-1120 State Representative

Rodan+Fields Dermatologists, Sharkys Vac ‘n’ Sew (352) 330-2483 Team Builder/Consultant Retail (352) 245-0958 Beauty Consulting Service Rotary Club of The Villages (352) 561-1902 Service Organization

Sight Alignment Coaching & Consulting (352) 446-3508 Consulting Services

Rural/Metro Ambulance (352) 569-0320 Emergency Medical Services

Sleep Inn & Suites (352) 748-0507 Hotel/Motel

Russell Stover Candies (352) 748-6282 Candies/Gifts

Smith & Smith Realty (352) 748-5656 Real Estate

SafeScript Pharmacy (352) 748-9900 Pharmacy

Sonny’s Real Pit Bar B Q (352) 569-0200 Restaurant

SafeScript Pharmacy (352) 793-8000 Pharmacy

South Shores RV & Mobile Park (352) 793-6633 Mobile Home Park RV Park

Sales Corp of Florida, Inc. (352) 748-1818 Industrial Supply Corp Sam’s Club #4998 (352) 751-5150 Retail Distributor

Space Age Copy Systems, Inc. (352) 245-9417 Business Machines Sales & Services Sparr Building and Farm Supply Inc. (352) 330-1718 Equipment Sales Feed and Farm Supplies

S SBCCI, Inc. (352) 303-0713 Building Code Compliance

Spring Lake Cove Apt (352) 728-0811 Apartments/Housing

SCARC, Inc. (352) 793-5156 Service Organization

St Leo University CFCC Campus (352) 237-2111 ext 1812 Schools

SCORE (352) 357-1476 Service Organization Consulting Services

Stardust General Store (352) 569-0407 Retail

Seamore and Dolittle Farms (727) 423-2160 Feed and Farm Supplies Second Chance Thrift Store/ Consignment (352) 568-2941 Consignment/Thrift Store

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State Farm Insurance Nathan Thomas (352) 748-5272 Insurance

Steeplechase (352) 259-0493 Retirement Community

Sumter County Animal Hospital (352) 748-5454 Animal Hospital

Stokes Stucco, Inc. (352) 748-1078 Stucco/Stonework

Sumter County Board of Cty Commissioners (352) 689-4400 Government Office

Suburban Propane (352) 748-2101 Propane Sumter Christian School (352) 793-2358 Schools Sumter Correctional Institution (352) 569-6101 Correctional Facility

Sumter County Farmers Market, Inc (352) 793-2021 Flea Market/Live Stock Auction

Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union 1-800-999-5887 Bank/Finance

The Florida Legal Advocacy Group P.A. (352) 259-4431 Attorney

Sumter County Republican Executive Com (352) 430-1539 Club/Organization

Sunshine Village Manufd. Home & RV Resort (352) 793-8626 Mobile Home Park RV Park

The Hogan Law Firm (352) 799-8423 Attorney

Sumter County Chamber of Commerce (352) 793-3099 Service Organization

Sumter County School District (352) 793-2315 Government Office

Sumter County Farm Bureau (352) 793-4545 Insurance

Sumter County Sheriffs Office (352) 793-0222 Government Office Sumter County Supervisor of Elections (352) 569-1540 Government Office Sumter County Times (352) 793-2161 Newspaper Sumter County Youth Centers (352) 568-8722 Youth Services Sumter Electric Cooperative, Inc. aka SECO Energy (352) 793-3801 Energy Service Company

SunTrust Bank Bushnell Branch (352) 793-0305 Bank/Finance SunTrust Bank Wildwood Branch (352) 748-0181 Bank/Finance Sure Clean (352) 603-4303 Cleaning Service

Sumter Shopper (352) 748-2424 Newspaper Sun Kool Air Conditioning, Inc (352) 622-1067 AC/Heating/Cooling

The Salvation Army (352) 365-0079 Service Organization

United Country Thomas Realty (352) 748-3030 Real Estate

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Therapeutic Massage (352) 427-8843 Massage Therapy

Universal Machine Inc. (352) 793-1666 Manufacturer

T & D Concrete Inc. (352) 748-2111 Construction/ Pools & Spas

tangent media! (888) 857-5784 Advertising Graphic Design Marketing/Public Relations Video Production Website Design

Sumter Realty Inc (352) 793-3644 Real Estate

Ultrex Printing, Inc. (352) 205-8222 The Professional Fire Fighters Printing & Graphics/Signs of The Villages (407) 462-2688 UniFirst Corporation (352) 629-7141 The Refuge at Jumper Creek Clothing Textiles (352) 568-8400 Social Services

United Way of Lake & Sumter Counties, Inc. (352) 787-7530 Charity Organization

Sumter Fair Association, Inc. (352) 793-2750 Event Bldg Rentals

Sumter Place in The Villages (352) 205-7761 Assisted Living Facility

UF/IFAS Sumter County Extension (352) 793-2728 Government Office

The Villages Daily Sun (352) 753-1119 Newspaper

Take Stock In Children (352) 787-6497 Youth Services

Sumter Native American Family Tribe (352) 793-5154 Club/Organization

UAS of America, Inc. (352) 793-1682 Fertilizer

Synergy Architecture, LLC (352) 795-4155 Interior Design Architecture

Sumter Express (352) 793-1671 Newspaper

Sumter Lock (352) 793-6060 Locksmith

The Pink Poodle (352) 568-2547 Pet Grooming

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TAS Environmental LLC (352) 391-1337 Water Services

Thirty One by Billie Faye Smith V (352) 461-1154 Retail Gifts Vascular Vein Centers (352) 750-6191 Medical Facility TooJay’s Original Gourmet Deli (352) 430-0410 VFW Post 10137 Restaurant/Catering (352) 793-8511 Club/Organization Town and Country Select (352) 568-0000 Village Ace Hardware Automobile Dealer (352) 751-6680 Hardware Traditions Antique Mall and Cafe Villages of Parkwood (352) 748-6255 (352) 748-7480 Antiques Custom Home Builder Restaurant

Terrascape Creative Landscaping, Inc. (352) 504-6300 Landscaping/Lawn Maintenance

Tri-County Podiatry (352) 259-1919 Podiatrist

The Daily Commercial (352) 365-8200 Newspaper

Tri-County Senior Outreach Services, LLC (352) 551-1260 Service Organization

The Delfin Group(561) 252-7471 Consulting Services The Floor Shoppe, Inc. (352) 748-4811 Floor Covering Sales & Service

Troys Barber Shop (352) 303-0359 Barber Shop TWS Services and Health Home Solutions (407) 788-2646 Home Improvement Water Services

W Wade Surveying, Inc. (352) 753-6511 Survey Company WADELAW, P.A. (352) 568-2500 Attorney Legal Services/Identity Protection Walmart-Bushnell (352) 793-1300 Department Store Grocery

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Alphabetical | Listing Walmart-The Villages (352) 259-0128 Department Store Grocery Waste Management Inc (352) 787-4416 Waste Services Waterfront Inn, LLC (352) 753-7535 Hotel/Motel Webster Farm Supply & Hardware (352) 793-4831 Equipment Sales Feed and Farm Supplies

Wildwood Dental Care (352) 748-1880 Dental Wildwood Food Pantry (352) 874-3043 Charity Organization Wildwood Marketplace Shopping Center (352) 418-3760 Real Estate Wildwood Medical Center (352) 748-6689 Medical Facility

Wildwood Quality Cleaners (352) 748-1787 Cleaning Service Dry Cleaner/Laundry Wildwood Rotary Club Club/Organization Wildwood Soup Kitchen (352) 748-1008 Charity Organization Wildwood Women’s Club (727) 639-5339 Club/Organization

Window Reflections (352) 330-2055 Retail Interior Design Workforce Central Florida (352) 360-6280 ext. 6027 Employment Services Wynnhaven Riverside RV Park (352) 793-4744 RV Park/Fish Camp Young Performing Artists (YPAs), Inc. (352) 748-2008 Youth Services

Wilkes Air Conditioning, LLC (352) 303-7358 AC/Heating/Cooling

Webster University (352) 861-9330 College/Schools Webvelations (321) 689-6874 Website Design Welcome Wagon (352) 750-5521 Advertising Werda-Hecamiat Fishing Resort (352) 793-8150 Fish Camp Wet Zone at Family Adventure Camp hosted by Thousand 352-748-223 Attractions RV Park Wildwood Antique Mall LLC (352) 330-2800 Antiques Wildwood Country Resort (352) 748-4449 Retirement Community

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