Alessandra (“Ali”) DeMaria, executive director of the Winter Park Day Nursery Inc. completed the Leadership Winter Park program.
Olde Town Brokers, a leader in Central Florida real estate, announced that Sandra Wellmon, Jacob McAfee and Don Harkins have joined their Thornton Park and Winter Park sales team, respectively. Visit oldetownbrokers.com
Winter Park-based .Com Marketing has added three new employees and has promoted three staff members from within the agency.
• Sean Kolodziejski has joined the agency as an SEO specialist.
• Ryan Mickley has joined the agency as a social media specialist.
• Luis Rickert has joined the agency as a project coordinator.
• David Wheeler has been promoted to vice president/general manager.
• Ginger Hayes has been promoted to manager of interactive media.
• Madeline Gilbert has been promoted to client services manager.
With the help of Mickey Mouse and cast members, Walt Disney World Resort awarded $1.5 million in grants to 59 organizations that help enrich the lives of Central Florida kids. Orange County recipients include: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Florida, the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, the Early Learning Coalition of Orange County, the Apopka Family Learning Center, Harbor House, Hope Community Center, Orlando Rep, Orlando Ballet, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, Orange County Library System, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central Florida and Orange County Public Schools. Details on all recipients are available at waltdisneyworld.com/about
Orlando-based Clean the World has partnered with Gaylord Hotels to recycle items at all four Gaylord properties in North America, including Orlando. Clean the World projects the partnership will allow them to collect nearly 447,000 soap bars and 62,500 pounds of bottled amenities each year for distribution to children and families in homeless shelters, women’s shelters and rescue missions.
Two Fisher & Phillips LLP attorneys in the Orlando office have been listed in 2012 Florida Super Lawyers, an honor bestowed on only five percent of lawyers in each state. The attorneys are Managing Partner Jeffrey E. Mandel and partner David V. Kornreich.