The West Orange Chamber of Commerce will host its Living the Vision 2015 Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Valencia College West Campus Special Events Center, 1800 S. Kirkman Road, Orlando.
Guest moderator MarilynCrotty, director of Florida Institute of Government at the University of Central Florida, along with the guest panel, will review and highlight the achievement of goals set in 2003 during “Visioning a Greater West Orange 2015” — a community visioning initiative facilitated by the chamber to develop a consensus about the future of this region.
The guest panel will include District 1 Orange County Commissioner ScottBoyd, District 6 City of Orlando Commissioner Samuel B. Ings, Oakland Mayor Kathy Stark, Ocoee Mayor ScottVandergrift, Windermere Mayor GaryBruhn and Winter Garden City Manager MikeBollhoefer.
The cost is $41 per person for chamber members and $51 per person for non-members. Group rates are available. One dollar from each ticket sold will go to the chamber’s Danniel J. Petro Scholarship Fund.
For more information, call KellyCarney (407) 656-1304, Ext. 5.
+ Rotary Club of Windermere
The Rotary Club of Windermere announced the induction of four new members to the club.
Fellow Rotarians officially welcomed JulianMackenzie, WillDarby, DaveNelson and TiagoFerreira.
Darby and Nelson are co-owners of Willy T’s Crab Shack, a food truck that makes crab cakes. Darby and Nelson provided their services at the Rotary Club of Windermere’s Spring Fest last month.
Mackenzie is currently in real estate but also has worked in the medical supply industry and as a business broker. Ferreira is a real-estate professional at W.R.A. Real Estate Solutions and a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
Each of these four new members have jumped feet-first into service rolls within the club.
+ W.O. Seniors
A Biloxi Casino Tour will take place Thursday, June 2, through Sunday, June 5. Participating seniors will meet at 8 a.m. at the Tom Ison Seniors and Veterans Center, 1701 Adair St., Ocoee. The cost is $235 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 Liverpool rummy from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The group also enjoys playing Mexican train dominoes, social activities, coffee and more beginning at 9 a.m. each Wednesday at the center. Guests are invited to join at no cost.
Crafts take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays, and chorus practice takes place at 10 a.m. Fridays.
Robinswood Garden Club members, spouses and guest Orma Mitchell met at Perkins, in Ocoee, last week for the group’s end of club year celebration.
Robinswood Garden Club President WilmaLentz offered ideas for the upcoming year, scheduled to begin Monday, Sept. 8, at the Pine Hills Community Center, 6408 Jennings Road, Orlando.
Victoria Loney passed around the sign-up sheet for members to volunteer to deliver a program or serve refreshments.
The group wished a happy birthday to Doris Tindall and BetsyTalpalar, both born on May 23. The club also celebrated DeeStack and WilmaLentz’s birthdays, born on July 26 and 28, respectively.
A gift certificate was given to President Lentz by Tindall from the Club. Goodie bags were presented to all by SaraNicholson.
Also in attendance were BillLentz, DanLoney, DanNicholson, Carolyn and DonKennedy, MaryDusek, CookieCoykendall and SharonZink.
+ W.O. Chamber of Commerce
The West Orange Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Business After Hours from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at the Florida Film Academy, 270 Plant St., Winter Garden.
The community is invited to join the chamber for an evening of relationship-building. Attendees will have the opportunity to laugh, learn and connect with fellow business leaders while enjoying food and beverages. Participants also will have the chance to win door prizes — a $25 gift card to Gator’s Dockside, two $25 gift cards to Jeremiah’s Italian Ice and two two-hour simulator games at Dewey’s Indoor Golf.
The Pastfinders Genealogy Society will hold its next meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 14, in room 108A at Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont.
The group will welcome Boy Scout Troops No. 551 and No. 784, who will present their personal genealogy in order to earn their Boy Scout Genealogy badges. These young men are under the tutelage of JodyClose, DottyDill and HarrietWalsh.
Free Genealogy Help Sessions take place from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 19 and 26. Basic Genealogy Forms classes take place from 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 20, and Thursday, May 7, 21 and 28.
+ Clermont Toastmasters
The Clermont Toastmasters recently awarded members Gordie Allen for Best Table Topics and as Best Evaluator, DonaldToldson as Best Speaker and TinaFairing as Most Improved.
Clermont Toastmasters is an award-winning club that meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 100 Minnehaha Ave., Clermont.
For more information, call (352) 234-6495.
West Orange Duplicate Bridge Club
Results from May 7
N-S: 1. J. and G. Woltman 2. S. Kmiec – M. Ryan 3. Y. Peabody – M. Voorhees 4. N. Fortin – M. Guthrie 5. H. Parker – M. Lesnik; E-W: 1. V. Oberaitis – J. Muzeni 2. J. Thompson – L. Madison 3/4 tied M. and F. Schwartz, B. Binkley – L. Hendry 5. B. and R. Blair.