Your May issue of SW Lake Lifestyle is filled with pages of fun, local happenings, and I’m thrilled with the amount of wonderful local content: thank you so much for remembering that this magazine is YOURS! We are always looking for engaging stories for these monthly or bi-monthly columns, departments and features:

Locally Owned – Businesses owned and operated right here.

Real Wives of SW Lake – Brought back this month by popular demand! A light-hearted introduction to one of our community’s engaging women who shares her volunteer passions, favorite spots to eat/shop/play.

Giving Back – Meet an individual, family or group who makes volunteering a priority or learn about a nonprofit based in the community.

Star Student – School news or a feature about a student in a public or private school who is taking learning and living to the next level.

Healthy Lifestyle – Smart eating, fitness, exercise, sports, medical news, nutrition and more fill this page.

Artist’s Palette – Introduction to local artists and what makes them tick.

Also… Water + Woods (outings nearby), Page Turners (book clubs, book reviews by local authors), Animal Kingdom (for/about our pets) and Inspired By (spotlighting outstanding students or teachers; as well as, news about an inspiring neighbor or family Send your ideas to myself,, or our publisher, Peter Fetzer,

SW Lake County is truly blossoming with activity as we usher in the new season— have a lovely month and I’ll see you around town!