Locala Magazine, July 2021

How do you define a hero? Join us as we explore the stories from everyday heroes in Ocala, FL. Our July 2021 issue is now available.

Musician Speaks Up About Depression During Isolation

Ocala musician, Joshua Jacobs, speaks up about depression during the 2020 pandemic. “For an hour, I get to be my perfect self.”

Audiology Brings Family Together at Hear Now, LLC

“People ask, ‘Do you get to see your family often?’ I tell them more than you can imagine.” -Ernest Walden, Hear Now, LLC

He Shares His Culture Through Food & Gratitude

Full of gratitude is the phrase that bests describes La Cuisine French Restaurant owner, Patrice Perron. Learn more about this chef’s story.

Childhood Dream Becomes a Reality

That’s one of the beauties of having a small community. People really stepped-up and supported local during that time. It was a huge stress relief.

Shoogie Mama Did Not Set Out to Make Natural Skin Products from Scratch

Shoogie Mama started the journey with a health scare in 2007, after a mysterious lump appeared in the breast tissue under her armpit.

Locala Magazine, June 2021

At Locala magazine, we believe everyone in our city has story. Come celebrate our first issue with us! We can’t wait to tell your story, too.