Club Hubbub 01.22.15

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West Orange Duplicate Bridge Club

Results from Jan. 15

1. H. Parker – M. Lesnik 2. L. Jones – B. Ballenger 3. J. DeLoach – N. Velden 4. S. Ashley – P. Marshall 5. M. and J. Chilton; E-W: 1. M. Guthrie – B. Shelton 2. S. and B. Binkley 3. S. Horovitz – R. Austen 4. L. and J. Pylman 5. L. Meador – J. Winegard.


+ Woman's Club of Ocoee

The Woman’s Club of Ocoee meets the second Tuesday of the month at its historic clubhouse, 4 N. Lakewood Ave., Ocoee.

The public is welcome to join and find out what the group is all about. Organized in 1924, the club has been an active part of the Ocoee and West Orange community ever since.

The club would also like to congratulate members Trisha Minor-Shkoler, Karin Vorheis, Jill Arnold, Doris Druid, Mary Black, Teresa Lemons and Sherrall Applegate. These women will have their club-winning arts and crafts entered in the General Federation of Women’s Clubs’ Florida District 7 Arts & Crafts Competition.

For more information, call (407) 256-9484.

+ West Orange Seniors

The West Orange Seniors will take a Biloxi Casino Tour Tuesday, Feb. 3, through Friday, Feb. 6. The group will depart at 7 a.m. from the Tom Ison Seniors and Veterans Center, 1701 Adair St., Ocoee. The cost is $199 per person.

A showing of the Disney’s film “Maleficent” will take place Wednesday, Feb. 4, at the senior center. Lunch will be served at noon, and the movie will begin at 12:30 p.m.

Bingo is held from 3 to 6:30 p.m. every Sunday, and from 1 to 3:30 p.m. every Monday, at the center.

Free arthritis chair exercises, sponsored by Health Central Hospital, take place at 8 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays.

Every Tuesday, line-dancing classes are available at 10 a.m., with a minimum $2 donation, and free belly-dancing exercises are offered at 1 p.m. 

The seniors play cards from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. They also enjoy dominoes, walking, social activities, coffee and more, beginning at 9 a.m. each Wednesday at the center.

Crafts take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays, and chorus practice takes place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays.

For more information about the West Orange Seniors and upcoming events, call (407) 592-4498 or visit


+ Rotary Club of Windermere

The Rotary Club of Windermere welcomed Paula Wyatt, CEO of Posh Able Events, as the guest speaker at its meeting last week.

Since 2008, Wyatt has been creating unique luxury events for corporate and social clients. In addition to this business, she also founded Posh Abilities, a business that supports Central Florida charities by providing free event planning, social-media and public-relations services.

Wyatt is currently working to plan the Rotary Club of Windermere’s Spring Fest, a three-day event that will take place Friday, April 17, through Sunday, April 19, at the Pines of Windermere, 3409 Maguire Road, Windermere.

For more information, visit


+ West Orange Chamber of Commerce

The West Orange Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the five-year anniversary of Hope Counseling Clinic, located at 410 N. Dillard St., Suite 103, Winter Garden.

Hope Counseling Clinic provides professional counseling services for individuals, couples, families, children and teens. The counselors assist with a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety, grief, family conflict, marital issues, eating disorders and anger. Counselors also seek to restore hope and heal hearts while approaching issues from a Christian perspective.

The West Orange Chamber also congratulated Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. on its 45-year anniversary. CEO Bill Dymond attributes much of the firm’s success to its clients and to the strong culture imbued by founder John Lowndes. For more information, visit

The chamber continued anniversary celebrations with One Man Missing Productions LLC, honoring its one-year anniversary. One Man Missing Productions’ primary focus is to develop a company’s vision from concept to completion by harnessing the power of storytelling through video production, 3D animation and Google Business View. The goal is to weave a company’s unique identity into each project created, like a fingerprint. 

For more information, visit


+ West Orange Women

The West Orange Women will hold its monthly meeting and luncheon  at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, at Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant, Pointe Orlando, 9101 International Drive, No. 2400, Orlando.

The main program, featuring Robert Bowden from Leu Gardens, will begin at 1 p.m. The cost is $25 per person.

For more information and to make reservations, contact Dot Ansel at [email protected] or call (407) 258-8155.

+ West Orange Republican Women’s Club

The West Orange Republican Women’s Club will hold its February luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Windermere Country Club, 2710 Butler Bay Drive North, Windermere.

The guest speaker will be Windermere Police Chief David Ogden. Membership in WORW is not required, but a luncheon reservation is necessary to attend. The cost is $18 per person. Those who wish to attend must register by Friday, Jan. 30. 

To make reservations, email [email protected] or call Carolyn Sparks at (407) 248-9559.

+ Orange County Retired Educators Association

The Orange County Retired Educators Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, February 5, at College Park United Methodist Church, 644 W. Princeton St., Orlando.

The group will gather for a potluck luncheon, Nineties Club recognition and a performance from Hunter’s Creek Middle School Guitar Ensemble. Anyone who has worked in education is invited to join.

For more information, visit or call (407) 677-0446.


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