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Your Town 10.01.15

Oct. 1, 2015

Scott appoints Windermere resident

Gov. Rick Scott announced Sept. 18 two appointments and one reappointment to the Florida Virtual School Board of Trustees. Robert Gidel Sr., of Windermere, is the managing partner at Liberty Capital. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term that began Sept. 18 and ends Sept. 10, 2017.He joins Iris Gonzalez, of Tierra Verde, on the board. Dame Dhyana Ziegler, of Tallahassee, was reappointed.

“We are excited about the knowledge, experience and commitment to educational excellence that each of our board members brings to Florida Virtual School,” said Ronald Blocker, president and CEO of Florida Virtual School. “We look forward to working together as we continue to provide the best possible high quality education our students and stakeholders expect and deserve.”

New club forms in Windermere

The new Windermere Toastmasters Club meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Seventh-Day Adventist Church hall, 4100 McKinnon Road, Windermere.

Learn to develop your oral communication and leadership skills in a supportive and positive learning environment. Overcome your public-speaking fears and increase your self-confidence.

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