Rollins professor Richard Owens performed in his 80th birthday recital and fundraiser on Oct. 15. “For the Love of Singing” raised close to $10,000 for the Music Theater Bavaria scholarship fund. The lakeside reception was sponsored by The Voice Care Center of the Ear, Nose, Throat & Plastic Surgery Associates, and by The Mayflower.
Gov. Rick Scott spent his second Let’s Get to Work Day at Audubon Park Elementary School in Orlando on Friday. Scott helped prepare and serve breakfast to more than 100 students. First Lady Ann Scott visited a technology focused third-grade classroom that utilizes laptops for learning instead of pencils and papers. Earlier in the day, she visited Orlando Day Nursery and the Orlando Public Library. “I learned so much from the young students at Audubon Park Elementary School today. Third-grade students taught me how learning online can be fun and paperless and second graders impressed me with their reading,” Mrs. Scott said.
Trinity Prep, the Walt Disney World branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs and seven other area high schools presented the Broadway musical “Hairspray” on Aug. 7. They'll have additional shows at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19-20; and 2:30 p.m. Aug. 21. It’s at 5700 Trinity Prep Lane, Winter Park. Tickets are $10. Email Janine Papin at [email protected] or call 321-282-2508.