Owners of Mount Dora house painted like van Gogh's 'Starry Night' masterpiece fined $3,100
MOUNT DORA — An attorney argued Friday before a magistrate in a code-enforcement case that a home painted in the style of Vincent van Gogh’s “Starry Night” masterpiece is an expression of the owners’ First Amendment rights.
“This was done for beautification of the city,” attorney Laura Hargrove said of the home along Old Highway 441 that draws gawkers. “Mount Dora is labeled as an artistic city.”
Women for Hospice donates $100K to Cornerstone Hospice
TAVARES — Hospice patients and their families in Lake County will benefit from special services thanks to a donation from Women for Hospice.
For the seventh year in a row, the volunteer organization presented a $100,000 check to Cornerstone Hospice during the organization’s annual Christmas luncheon last Friday.
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