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PACE's olympic day

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U.S. Olympian Suzy Favor-Hamilton at Rollins College.
U.S. Olympian Suzy Favor-Hamilton at Rollins College.
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Lady Foot Locker recently brought U.S. Olympian Suzy Favor-Hamilton to Rollins College to host a private run and breakfast Q&A with the young women of PACE Orange Center for Girls and the Rollins College Cross Country team. The students will be receiving

sneakers and tees from Lady Foot Locker and New Balance to promote being


Art wall On Thursday, Feb. 9, The Dr. Phillips Center unveiled a new construction fence, featuring more than 480 pieces of artwork created by students from Central Florida Schools. Winter Park-based Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra members Vanessa and Stephen Huber Weber played in a duet on the violin and viola. Visit

Pat Metheny Rocks Rollins Grammy Award-winning musician Pat Metheny visited the Winter Park Institute to discuss his 40-year music career. More than 1,600 fans gathered at the Alfond Sports Center where he performed. Metheny gave budding musicians this advice: “Be the worst guy in every band you’re in.”

Student honors

Cornell University's Raymond Pierson of Winter Park has been placed on the Dean's List of the College of Arts and Sciences for Excellence in Scholarship for the Fall 2011 semester.

Bryan B. Danley, of Maitland, a junior, was named to the President's List of Mercer University's School of Engineering for the fall 2011 semester.

Market on the grow

Maitland’s Farmers’ Market is having record attendance, with two more vendors starting this Sunday bringing the total to 40. Now you can buy homemade sausages and selected meats from the Butcher’s Pantry and fresh herbs and vegetable plants from Lone Wolf Growers. There’s also a new food truck at Wednesday’s Food Truck Café event: Café Cocoa Mo (

Call to artists

The city of Winter Park and the Winter Park Public Art Advisory Board announce a “call to artists” for Art on the Green 2012, a juried exhibition of eight sculptures in Winter Park. It will run from Saturday, Sept. 1, through Friday, March 1. Visit

Send submissions to [email protected]