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Lake County employees organize food drive

RELEASE DATE: March 26, 2010

TAVARES — The 700-plus employees of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners are embarking on its most daunting food drive to date.

Food Drive

County employees started a food drive this week to help local food banks. Collected food will be sent to more than a dozen food banks located throughout the County.

“Normally the food drive is done over the holidays, but because of the great need throughout the County we’re conducting this continuous food drive,” said Niki Booth, an office associate in the County Manager’s Office who is helping to coordinate the food drive along with Brenda DeMartino from the Department of Growth Management and Erika Greene from the Department of Public Resources.

For more information about the food drive, call the Lake County Manager’s Office at (352) 343-9888. Bin locations for the food drive are located at: 

Government locations
Building B, 1300 S. Duncan Drive, Tavares
Building E, 1300 S. Duncan Drive, Tavares
Lake County Administration Building, 315 W. Main St., Tavares
Lake County Water Authority, 107 N. Lake Ave., Tavares
Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares
Public Works, 437 Ardice Ave., Eustis
Environmental Utilities, 13130 Landfill Road, Tavares
Library Services, 2401 Woodlea Road, Tavares
Library locations
Astor County Library, 54905 Alco Road
Cagan Crossings Community Library, 16729 Cagan Oaks, Clermont
Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont
East Lake County Library, 31340 S. County Road 437, Sorrento
Marion Baysinger Memorial Library, 756 W. Broad St., Groveland
Paisley Community Library, 24954 County Road 42
Fire stations
Station 10, 23023 State Road 40, Astor
Station 14, 42700 State Road 19, Altoona
Station 15, 40601 Palm Drive, Eustis
Station 20, 37711 State Road 19, Umatilla
Station 21, 25100 County Road 44A, Eustis
Station 27, 19212 State Road 44, Eustis
Station 39, 31431 Walton Heath Ave., Sorrento
Station 52, 306 W. Hermosa St., Lady Lake
Station 53, 2505 Spring Lake Road, Fruitland Park
Station 54, 6200 Lake Griffin Road, Lady Lake
Station 70, 531 Sunnyside Drive, Leesburg
Station 71, 11305 Park Ave., Leesburg
Station 72, 12340 County Road 44, Leesburg
Station 76, 8819 County Road 48, Yalaha
Station 77, 25028 Kirkwood Ave., Astatula
Station 78, 16345 County Road 448, Mt. Dora
Station 82, 24939 U.S. Highway 27, Leesburg
Station 83, 15303 Ferndale Community Road, Clermont
Station 109, 11630 Lakeshore Drive, Clermont
Station 110, 6234 County Road 561, Clermont
Station 111, 8805 Bay Lake Road, Groveland
Station 112, 16240 County Road 474, Clermont

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Office: 352-343-9603; Cell: 352-455-0445
klafollette@lakecountyfl.gov

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