Winter Park Relay seeks leaders
Relay for Life has been part of Winter Park’s community since 1999, and now is looking for members to join the 2013 planning committee. To learn more email [email protected]
Jewish Family Services food and toy drive
Jewish Family Services is collecting food, toys and gift-cards to distribute to families in need during the holidays.
Leu Gardens gets holiday makeover
The Leu House Museum is getting a personalized touch for the holidays by Seminole State College of Florida’s interior design students. Rooms throughout the house will be decorated to display the holiday traditions and memories of six Central Florida notables.
Rollins awards scholarship
The Rollins College Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship has awarded Florida-based REBUILD Globally’s company founder, Julie Colombino, a full scholarship for the Rollins Business Accelerator program.
Golfing for Baseball
The Florida Collegiate Summer League, an Orlando non-profit that provides college baseball players summer competition opportunities, raised more than $50,000 at the 2012 Florida League Celebrity Golf Tournament on Nov. 10 and 11.
Winter Park rowing recruits
Winter Park High School’s Crew team has nine rowers being recruited by colleges across the country. The recruits are, Courtney Crossley, University of Tennessee; Lauren Sand, Drexel University; Jill Hannick, University of Virginia; Stephani Dinkel, Barry University; John Brkich, University of California - Berkeley; Everett Hamilton, United States Naval Academy; Harrison Thayer, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton; Sam Ward, Princeton University.
Seminole State College Nurses win awards
The Student Nursing Association at Seminole State College of Florida received the Chapter of the Year Award at the Florida Nursing Student Association convention held Nov. 1-3 in Daytona Beach. The award recognizes the SCC chapter for participation in events throughout the year. SCC's chapter also received awards for Best Newsletter, Legislative Award, Breakthrough to Nursing, Membership Increase and Community Health Literacy Award.
Local Pop Warner team going to Super Bowl
Pop Warner’s Southeast Region will be represented by the Mitey-Mites in the Pop Warner Super Bowl at Walt Disney World’s Wide World of Sports on Dec. 1.
Catholic Relief Services pack
More than 3,000 volunteers packed more than 500,000 meals during the Million Meal Challenge Orlando event. The packets will be shipped by Stop Hunger Now to the west African nation of Burkina Faso, and distributed by Catholic Relief Services.