Maitland Little League's all-star team was victorious in the Florida Little League Section 5 tournament
Calling for artists to participate in the Orlando Museum of Art's 1st Thursday event on Sept. 2: "ECLECTIC KNIGHTS II". This UCF Art Alumni Chapter annual event will represent the best UCF alumni and faculty has to offer from a variety of mediums. The deadline to submit is Sunday, Aug. 8. For more information, visit www.ucfalumni.com/art.
Winter Park resident Carla Lubet and her dog Sprout are among the 10 finalists in the Beneful® WagWorld® Dream Dog Park Contest. If chosen as the Grand Prize Winner, her dream could help serve as inspiration for a $500,000 makeover of Fleet Peeples Park. From now until Aug. 11, the finalists entries will be posted on www.benefuldreamdogpark.com for public viewing and voting.
The UCF Art Alumni Chapter invites you to "IgKNIGHT" creativity with it's Knightro's Creative Kits program. This art-supply drive will benefit elementary schools in Central Florida. Visit any of our drop-off locations and donate new, unwrapped art supplies. For a list of locations, visit www.ucfalumni.com/art.
The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park announced that the Fred Rogers Family Series will not be scheduled on its 2010-2011 season. The Society has developed a partnership with the quartet Brooklyn Rider, A Gift for Music, and Orange County Public Schools to create a unique music residency, bringing high-quality classical music to nearly 700 young music students this year. Visit www.bachfestivalflorida.org for more details.
St. Dorothy Catholic Community, an Independent Catholic church, will be celebrating Mass at its new location at 301 New England Ave., Winter Park, on Sunday, Aug. 29.Maitland Little League's 10/11-year-old all-star team was victorious in the Florida Little League Section 5 tournament July 16-18. The team advanced to the Florida Little League State Championship Tournament in St. Cloud held July 23-26.
Maitland Little League's 10/11-year-old all-star team was victorious in the Florida Little League Section 5 tournament July 16-18. The team advanced to the Florida Little League State Championship Tournament in St. Cloud held July 23-26.
JPMorgan Chase presented two refrigerated trucks to Second Harvest Food Bank. JPMorgan Chase will also cover the operating costs for the new trucks during the first year. The food bank will now distribute large volumes of nutritional product to local food pantries, soup kitchens or other agencies, which serve more than 55,000 Central Floridians each week.
Eat at any Orlando Chipotle on Tuesday, Aug. 10, or Wednesday, Aug. 11, and save the receipt. Then go back any time during tax "free" weekend, Aug. 13-15, and receive a free burrito, salad, order of tacos or bowl with your receipt. No charge. No tax. No strings attached.
Ruth Wysocki Fallon, a Winter Park resident, earned an associate in science degree in nursing from Excelsior College.
Abigail Richbourg, a Maitland resident, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in art during the 2009-2010 SMU Commencement ceremony.
EA Tiburon renovated a game lounge at the Kissimmee nonprofit Give Kids The World Village (GKTW). The popular Orlando game developer worked with GKTW to transition the village's existing Amberville Game Rooms into a cool, comfortable entertainment lounge featuring arcade games, theater and bar style seating, and service areas with a backdrop of high-energy graphics.
The Audubon Park Garden District won numerous "Best of" categories in this year's Orlando Weekly Best of Orlando poll. First place winners include Big Daddy's for Best Karaoke, Juniors Diner for Best Diner, Bold Hype for Best Gallery. Stardust Video and Coffee scored first place wins for both Best Coffeehouse and Best DVD Store. Park Ave CDs also has two first place wins for Best Vinyl Record Store and Best CD Store, in addition to hosting DJ Kittybat, winner of Second Place in the DJ category. Redlight Redlight won Best Dive Bar and landed Third Place for Best Pub.
The governor has signed Executive Order 10-170, providing for the extension of additional unemployment benefits within the 99 benefit weeks for Floridians who have exhausted Tiers 1 through 4 in light of recent passed federal legislation. The extended benefits will run through Nov. 20 instead of the original ending date of June 5. For more information, contact the Agency for Workforce Innovation hotline at 1-800-297-0586 or visit www.floridajobs.org.
Insight Credit Union announced it has selected New Hope for Kids as this year's beneficiary for their 4th Annual Cruise for a Cause event on Oct. 23. Last year's poker run raised $15,000 for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.
Maitland based Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo, LLC is one of only 10 firms in the country to be highlighted by Wealth Manager in its latest listing of the top Wealth Management firms in the US.
Orlando Fashion Square, a Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust property, will welcome fitness pioneer Planet Fitness later this year.
Mike Garland and JP Pencil, superintendents for Maitland-based Stevens Construction Inc., earned their Healthcare Construction Certificate (HCC) from the American Society for Healthcare Engineering.
Tom Bacchus was recently promoted to senior vice president, business banking team leader at M&I Bank's 150 N. Orange Ave., Orlando location.
Rotobrush® International LLC, a leader in indoor air quality and energy efficiency solutions, announces its newest customer, Dan Dan the Carpet Man, who provides the energy efficiency for homes and businesses in Casselberry and surrounding areas. According to the Department of Energy, you can reduce your home's heating and cooling costs by as much as 30 percent through proper insulation and air sealing techniques. Call 407-264-9708 for information.
The Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects recently announced that RLF — a leading architecture, engineering and interior design firm — has been selected to receive the 2010 AIA Florida Firm of the Year award.
Attorney Jacquelynne Regan, an associate with Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., has joined the Board of Directors for the Young Lawyers' Section of the Orange County Bar Association as the new Communications Coordinator.
Habitat for Humanity Orlando announced three new members to its board of directors, including Kay Griffith, the Market Manager/Client Advisor for Seaside National Bank and Trust's Winter Park office.