Free CPR/AED classes
The Maitland Fire/Rescue Department conducted a free class as part of a new initiative to train as many people in the community in CPR and AED use as possible in the next five years.
Reflect is an interesting word. It has multiple definitions, but for this column consider these two: mirror and to think seriously.
Two considerations come to mind with my modest maxim. That of the mirror, which reveals the outward, and that which you are – reflecting what is within.
Spend Halloween with the fourth installment of the annual Halloween celebration “Phantasmagoria IV – Hell Hath Risen.”
Check out ‘Phantasmagoria IV – Hell Hath Risen’ on Halloween!
Food drive starts this week
This fall the Winter Park community is breaking new ground in an effort to end hunger in Central Florida.
While it seems like only yesterday, it has been nearly two weeks since the conclusion of Harriett’s Park Avenue Fashion Week.
Next up, look for the tent to get a little smaller – and cooler – as the city welcomes Winter in the Park, the annual holiday ice skating rink on Nov. 15.
Feed the Need kickoff
On Thursday, Oct. 31, the Winter Park community is kicking off the first of its kind, community-wide effort to end hunger in Central Florida, “Feed the Need.”
Women, sharing their lives intimately with men, are quick to identify a weak-kneed man in the White House such as we have today.
The subject of “mothers who stay home and mothers who work” is often discussed on TV these days.
Halloween safety tips
Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to child safety.
For those Americans who think more God in governance a good thing, look no further than the Middle East.
All of us have the ability (if so inclined) to “put in context” the human story and where we fit into the narrative.
“Feels Like Home” is a perfect title for the cabaret performances by Christopher Leavy in his one-man cabaret act.
“Feels Like Home” offers songs from Broadway and film that inspired Leavy’s personal musical journey.
City Commission highlights
There was a City Commission meeting held Oct. 14 in City Hall Commission Chambers. Below are a few highlights of decisions made at the meeting:
When John Silber spoke, the other speakers were soon eclipsed, even forgotten.
John Silber was president of Boston University when I met him in New Smyrna at an Atlantic Center for the Arts symposium.
This commentator was happy to see the large number of enthusiastic younger people in the highly appreciative crowd.
Setting up a fund for future parks
The Maitland City Council met on Oct. 14, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers.
Just how good is walking for you? Walking helps not just the body, but the mind and spirit. And it can boost your social life.
Walking is uncomplicated, with no membership fees, no special equipment, no special hours.