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Get the latest Altamonte Springs and Wekiva Springs news and find out what’s happening all around the county from the most recent Altamonte-Wekiva Springs Life articles.

On a Roll With Bike Donations

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After reading about the 7th Day ReCYCLEry in our January/February issues,Altamonte-Wekiva Springs Life and Lake Mary Life readers have donated more than 60 bicycles to the bike repair and donation charity run by Longwood residents Russ Durham and Rowland Kenna.

That's Right, I work for my Parents

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Today marks 42 years since Sheila and Michael Kramer (editors) of our magazine, said “I do.” In honor of their anniversary, I thought I’d write about what it’s like to work for my parents at the magazine. I’ve officially worked for them since 2006, and it’s the best job I could have ever asked for.

Not Lions, Not Tigers, but a BEAR- Oh Mann!

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We know living in Seminole County that bear sightings can be a common occurrence. We couldn't believe this photo that photographer ValariC captured last year with a bear in the background! The Mann family was posing for their holiday card when a visitor decided to crash the party. Needless to say, that was the end of the photo shoot.

Live from my kitchen- Banana Bread you have to make

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Have you ever tried Facebook Live? My twelve-year-old, like most kids his age, is obsessed with YouTube, and live streaming. He wanted to go live on Facebook, so I thought- why not bake banana bread with the kids, and he could live stream it from my phone? We did. To my surprise, more than 1,100 people viewed it. Dozens of them asked for the recipe, so here it is... ENJOY!

‘Tis the Season to Run

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Is your New Year’s resolution to run/walk in a race this year? Well look no further, we have gathered all the races in Seminole County through May 2017 with the links to sign up and get more information. Happy running!

Inspiring Progress & Partnerships

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Formerly known as SWOP, Inspire is one of Seminole County’s most important resources for residents with physical or developmental disabilities. “Inspired” by its new name, the agency has a new leader and new energy to give clients the dignity and opportunity they deserve.

Art: It's a Living

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Elizabeth St. Hilaire is one of our community’s most accomplished full-time, professional fine artists – a gig that’s tough to land and one that takes profound creativity to keep

Little Drummers

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Forest City Elementary is home to Seminole County’s newest elementary school drum line, and the heart-pumping sound of these young musicians keeps the campus marching to a very unique beat