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Photo by: Isaac Babcock - Artistic Director Dario J. Moore has been invited to attend the Djerassi Resident Artists Program.
Winter Park / Maitland Observer Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 7 years ago

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Art director excels

Artistic Director Dario J. Moore has been invited to attend the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, internationally recognized as one of the eminent artist residency programs. During the residency, Moore will be granted uninterrupted creative time and studio space to develop choreography, generate new ideas and collaborate with artists from other fields. To learn more, visit

In 2011 Publix Super Markets and its customers throughout Central Florida raised nearly $98,000 to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida through the Food for All donation program. The program appeared in all Central Florida stores from November through December 2011. Customers contributed $1, $3 or $5 while paying for their groceries.

The Winter Park Day Nursery, a not-for-profit preschool and early childhood education program located in Winter Park, has become a state demonstration site for the implementation of Positive Behavior Support (PBS). Five programs were selected to participate in a grant provided by the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council to the University of South Florida. The PBS model provides early educators with the knowledge and tools needed to promote the social emotional competence of all children, prevent the development of behavior challenges, and ensure that young children with behavior problems get effective intervention.

Foley & Lardner LLP changed leadership within the firm’s multi-disciplinary industry teams. Orlando partner Michael A. Okaty has been appointed to serve as vice-chair of the Industry Teams. While Orlando attorney William C. Guthrie has been named co-chair of Foley’s Hospitality, Resort & Golf Industry Team.

Attorney Richard S. Dellinger of Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. has been certified as a Federal Court Mediator with the Middle District of Florida.

The RLF-designed MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando ranked No. 13 on Soliant Health Care’s annual list of top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the United States. Over 170,000 votes were cast to find the rankings.

Cursor Realty Commercial’s Winter Park office has signed five new tenants. Nuviva and iFixYouri are both opening locations in Altamonte Springs, CD Mellons will open as a sports bar in Sanford, Belle Isle Bayou is a Cajun-inspired restaurant in Belle Isle, and Estorino Coffee Company is a wholesale coffee distributor in Orlando.

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