Chamber News

  • Pumpkin Patch, Fall Festival, Pumpkin Chunkin' & Fall Fashion

    Get involved and have some fun at one of the many Fall Community Events being offered in East Lake!

    The East Lake County Chamber of Commerce is proud to once again offer their Community Pumpkin Patch. Pumpkin delivery is slated for Saturday, October 3rd at the East Lake County Library. When you purchase your holiday pumpkins from our Community Patch, you are helping many local organizations. Members of the Mount Plymouth Landowners League, GRITS 4-H, East Lake Historical Society, East Lake Leo Club, Lake County Soccer Club and the East Lake Chamber of Commerce all work the patch and receive a percentage of the sales. This pumpkin patch is open through October 30th or until the pumpkins are all sold! Patch is open Monday - Friday 12-8, Saturdays 10-8 and Sundays 10-6. For more information on the Community Pumpkin Patch contact the East Lake Chamber at 352-383-8801.

    The Friends of the East Lake County Library are holding their 16th Annual Fall Festival, Saturday, October 24th from 10a.m.- 3p.m.This is a fun for all event that offers a book sale, bake sale, drawings, food, soft drinks and more! This fundraiser benefits the East Lake County Library. For more information contact Sue Brooks 352-267-1740, Joann Maynard 352-735-0646 or Bev Holcomb 352-589-9324.

    The East Lake County Library is holding their first annual Pumpkin Chunkin' Contest on Saturday, October 31st at 9 a.m. This a a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) motivated event. For more information on the Pumpkin Chunkin' or to help sponsor the event please call the library at 352-383-9980.

    Sunday, November 15th is the East Lake Chamber's Home for the Holidays Fashion Show at the Country Club of Mount Dora. The event starts at 1:00 p.m. and fashions are provided by Emz on Fifth. 10% of the proceeds from this event benefits three East Lake Schools. For more information on the Fall Fashion Show, contact Shirley Grantham (352)529-7622 or Catherine Hanson (352)223-8574.



  • September Shindig

    Our Summer Membership Drive continues to be a huge success and we are having a party to celebrate! The East Lake County Chamber would like to express our sincere appreciation to all of our new as well as our seasoned members. Please join us at the Chamber Office Saturday, September 26th at our September Shindig from 6-8 p.m. for light eats, drinks and dessert in a relaxed outdoor setting. Please bring business cards and a lawn chair!

    Call 383-8801 for more information or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


  • East Lake Community and Roadway Clean Up

    You are invited to participate during an upcoming Keep Lake Beautiful Community Clean Up Event, Saturday, September 19, 2015, from 9-11 a.m.

    Keep Lake Beautiful (KLB) seeks to lead the way to a cleaner and more beautiful Lake County. KLB is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, the nation's leading nonprofit agency that focuses on building and maintaining vibrant communities.

    During this event, East Lake Residents are encouraged to clean up their homes and yards, and bring excess trash and bulk items to East Lake Community Park for disposal. In addition, Lake County's Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit will be available at East Lake Community Park, 24809 Wallick Road, Sorrento.

    KLB and its sponsors will provide gloves, safety vests, trash bags and water. Volunteers are asked to wear proper attire and bring sunscreen and bug repellent. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or be accompanied by an adult.

    To sign up or to learn more about this community clean up CLICK HERE


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