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Chef Louis Perrotte is an “Ami Spècial du Collège” of Le Cordon Bleu.

Chef Louis Perrotte is an “Ami Spècial du Collège” of Le Cordon Bleu.

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Will Graves

The Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts event on Saturday, Sept. 22, recognized Chef Louis Perrotte as an “Ami Spècial du Collège” (Special Friend of the College).

Will Graves has been appointed an adjunct instructor of Business Ethics at Columbia College's Orlando campus.

The Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business has been recognized for the past four consecutive years as a top leadership development educator by Leadership Excellence magazine. For the 2012 ranking, Rollins was cited as 19th in the nation and the highest ranked in Florida.

In August, individual Amscot customers were asked to donate $1 to their local education foundation. Amscot customers donated over $161,385 and was combined with Amscot’s match of $10,000 for a total of $171,385. The money was distributed among education foundations to support students, teachers and public schools in the counties where Amscot services.

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Jeff Deery was lauded as one of Orlando's top lawyers.

Easter Seals Florida, the Orlando-based non-profit organization that provides exceptional services to children, adults and veterans with disabilities and special needs, has a new member of its Central Florida Advisory Board. Kaleb Harrell, principal of Soapbox Marketing Group, joins as the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary health organization marks its 93rd year.

J. Jeffrey Deery, a shareholder attorney with Winderweedle, Haines, Ward and Woodman, has received multiple professional recognition nods in the past several months. He most recently was lauded as one of Orlando Home and Leisure magazine's top area lawyers.

The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program is celebrating its 13th anniversary in October. The job-generating program now has three Orlando facilities at the UCF campus, in Central Florida Research Park and on State Road 50 near downtown, and locations in St. Cloud, Kissimmee, Sanford, Winter Springs, Leesburg, Daytona Beach and Apopka.

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