The Rotary Club of Dr. Phillips will host the ninth annual A Taste of Dr. Phillips from 1 to 4 p.m.Sunday, Nov. 8, at the Dellagio Town Center off Sand Lake Road.
Food and wine aficionados can enjoy unlimited samples from more than 20 Dr. Phillips-area restaurants from one of the most renowned culinary stretches in Central Florida known as Restaurant Row. Entertainment will be provided by Jen and Dave and sponsored by The Whiskey.
The 2015 event celebrates food, wine, auction items and community efforts with 100% going to local areas charities.
An additional highlight this year will be a silent auction, during which guests will be able to bid on items donated by sponsors and local businesses.
Bloom & Grow
The Bloom & Grow Garden Society will present a “Steppin’ Out” open house from 4 to 7 p.m.Monday, Nov. 16, at Tanner Hall, 29 W. Garden Ave., Winter Garden. A fashion show will start at 5:30 p.m.
Models will be strolling around the event in an informal setting, showing the latest fashions (clothing and jewelry) from Janet Carr of Accessories & More. All can be purchased.
Complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served, Tickets are $10 in advance or may be purchased at the door. Checks can be mailed to Bloom & Grow, 1000 W. Plant St. Winter Garden, Florida 34787.
This event raises funds for the various projects the club supports, including horticulture scholarships, Winter Garden Heritage Foundation, Nehrling Society, Home At Last, Oakland Nature Preserve and Matthew’s Hope.
Judd Kuneman, Jeff Brinkman and Richard Sheridan, of American Legion Hugh T. Gregory Post 63, presented Matthew’s Hope with a check for $1,500. Accepting the donation was Scott Billue, founder of the homeless ministry. The money will be used to purchase tents for the homeless community and tools for the Matthew’s Hope Chest Furniture Restoration and Repurposing Warehouse.
N-S: 1. J. DeLoach – N. Velden 2 M. and J. Chilton 3. L. and T. Saulino 4. S. Kmiec – M. Ryan 5. N. Fortin – E. Quinn; E-W: 1. Y. Peabody – M. Voorhees 2. V. Oberaitis – J. Muzeni 3. L. Meador – J. Winegard 4. B. and R. Blair 5. B. Young – B. Bell
Results for Oct. 15.
N-S: 1. S. Kmiec – M. Ryan 2/3 tied B. Ballenger – R. Austen, N. Fortin – E. Quinn 4. Y. Peabody – M. Voorhees 5. J. DeLoach – N. Velden; E-W: 1. L. Meador – J. Winegard 2. B. and R. Blair 3. M. and J. Chilton 4. H. Parker – M. Lesnik 5. R. Kerkhoff – N. Brockman.