The West Orange Republican Women’s Club recently held its monthly luncheon Thursday, March 5, at Windermere Country Club. The group welcomed guest speaker Kim Carroll, who has been a consultant and volunteer on numerous Republican campaigns. The next West Orange Republican Women’s luncheon will be held Thursday, April 2. For more information and to register, email [email protected].
+ W.O. Seniors
The West Orange Seniors will host a screening of “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at the Tom Ison Seniors and Veterans Center, 1701 Adair St., Ocoee. Lunch will be served at noon.
The seniors will also take a trip to see Hank Williams perform at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the Ice House Theatre, 1100 N. Unser St., Mount Dora. Dinner will be served. The cost is $40 per person. The group will depart from the senior center.
A trip to St. Augustine for sight-seeing and lunch will take place Saturday, May 9. The seniors will depart at 8 a.m. from the senior center. The cost is $45 per person.
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.
The Dr. Phillips Rotary Club recently welcomed new members DavidWinslow, SarahHiggins and John Michael Shrev to the club.
The new Rotarians were inducted at the club’s recent meeting and were warmly greeted by Membership Chair JackNeuhaus, sponsors and current members.
+ Rotary Club of Winter Garden
The Rotary Club of Winter Garden recently welcomed JohnDavis and GiselaSmith as guest speakers for its weekly lunch meeting.
Davis and Smith are representatives from USA Dance, a non-profit, educational organization serving as the National Governing Body for DanceSport (the competitive form of Ballroom Dancing). The pair spoke about their ballroom dance programs designed specifically for youth, wounded military personnel and Alzheimer’s patients, as well as special-needs, disabled and visually impaired people.
For more information about USA Dance, visit orlando-usadance.com.
The Rotary Club of Winter Garden meets at noon every Tuesday at Tanner Hall, 29 W. Garden Ave., Winter Garden. For more information, visit rotaryclubofwintergarden.org.
+ Winter Garden Lions Club
The Winter Garden Lions Club will hold its annual Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at Newton Park, 29 W. Garden Ave., Winter Garden.
Children up to age 12 will have the opportunity to search for thousands of eggs filled with candy hidden throughout the park at this free event. The Winter Garden police and fire departments will bring their vehicles to the event, and there will be activities sponsored by local churches. A special-needs area also will be available for children to search for eggs. Participants are advised to arrive at the event by 12:45 p.m. to find ample parking.
The Rotary Club of Windermere invites the public to attend its upcoming luxury lakefront lifestyle festival, Windermere Spring Fest 2015. The event will take place Friday, April 17, though Sunday, April 19, at the Pines at Windermere, 3409 Maguire Road.
The club promises an action-packed, three-day lineup of lakeside fun, food and live entertainment. This family-friendly event will welcome major Orlando sports teams, local corporations and non-profits. All proceeds will go toward selected local charities.
From 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 17, Guests are invited to an evening of culture and the chance to mingle with the “Who’s Who” of Windermere while enjoying a gourmet dinner and cocktails, prepared fresh by local celebrity chefs. The cost is $100 and includes food, cocktails, live entertainment, a sunset boat tour, student art show and entry into a $1,000 raffle drawing.
From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 18, and Saturday, April 19, a diverse range of Central Florida businesses will exhibit the latest luxury toys, provide product demonstrations, prizes and more.
Robinswood Garden Club President Wilma Lentz opened the group’s recent meeting by reading “Simple Things,” by Beverly J. Anderson, expressing that “a friend’s voice on the telephone, a child with smiling face, a letter from a loved one dear, some flowers in a vase” are all simple things to enjoy.
The club wished Sharon Zink a “happy birthday” this month and also sent hopes for Mary Dusek to get well soon.
Several members took coupons for education to be sent to the Wekiva Youth Camp fund.
The next Robinswood Garden Club meeting will take place Tuesday, April 7, at the Pine Hills Community Center, 6408 Jennings Road, Orlando.
West Orange Duplicate Bridge Club
Results from March 12
N-S: 1. J. and R. Jett 2/3 tied L. and T. Saulino, Y. Peabody – L. Madison 4. C. Baldwin – B. Lade 5. N. Fortin – S. Landis; E-W: 1. V. Oberaitis – J. Muzeni 2. H. Parker – M. Lesnik 3. S. Kmiec – M. Ryan 4. L. and J. Pylman 5. S. Horovitz – R. Austen.
Results from March 19
N-S: 1. B. Ballenger – B. Cox 2. S. Kmiec – M. Ryan 3. Y. Peabody – M. Voorhees 4. H. Parker – M. Lesnik 5. N. Fortin – L. Hendry; E-W: 1. V. Oberaitis – J. Muzeni 2. L. and T. Saulino 3/4 tied J. Thompson – L. Madison, L. and J. Pylman 5. M. and F. Schwartz.