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Golf tourney raises $17K

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Left to right: Derek Bruce, Bill Miller, Ed Parker and Michael Meares at The Ray Bolt Classic Golf Tournament.
Left to right: Derek Bruce, Bill Miller, Ed Parker and Michael Meares at The Ray Bolt Classic Golf Tournament.
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The Ray Bolt Classic Golf Tournament held its 10th year tournament at Celebration Golf. It was organized by The Ray Bolt Foundation Inc., a non-profit organization sponsored by Moore Stephens Lovelace, P.A. that is dedicated to providing financial assistance to cancer-related causes and remembering their friend and mentor, Ray Preston Bolt. For 2012, the foundation netted $17,500 in proceeds to be contributed to the American Cancer Society along with providing scholarships to accounting students at UCF, USF and FIU.

MicheLee Puppets Inc. received a $1,000 grant from Rotary Club of Maitland in support of their performances in Maitland schools. Visit for more information.

Although today’s children spend less time playing outside than any previous generation, 213 cities and towns, including Winter Park, have earned recognition from national non-profit KaBOOM! as 2012 Playful City USA communities for their efforts to increase play opportunities for children. This is the second year that Winter Park has been recognized.

The Florida Section American Water Works Association (FSAWWA) has given Winter Park the “2011 Class C Water Treatment Plant Award” for the Magnolia Water Treatment Plant located at 1960 Magnolia Ave.

The National Flight Academy announced plans to distribute a $125,000 matching scholarship fund made possible by the University of Florida and Full Sail University totaling $250,000. The funding will allow hundreds of students to attend three- and five-day sessions aboard Ambition.

Previously only available to the residents on the west side of Orlando, BIG FISH Swim School has extended its lessons to the parents and children in the Baldwin Park and Hunter’s Creek areas. Call 407-251-9869 or visit for more information.

NAI Realvest recently negotiated a new lease of 4,050 square feet of industrial space at 5612 Carder Road, Suite 1D, in Orlando.

Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, based in Orlando’s Baldwin Park, recently completed design work for an 80,000-square-foot Price Choppers supermarket in Massachusetts.