Community Bulletin and Business Briefs


Community Bulletin

Hospice offers volunteer training

Community members seeking a rewarding experience helping others in need are invited to participate in volunteer training for Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Orlando Regional Medical Center.

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Winter Park Playhouse announces Mainstage Series

The Winter Park Playhouse, Central Florida's only professional musical theatre, announces their 2017-2018 Mainstage Series of musical productions!

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Mennello Museum receives largest donation in its history

The Mennello Museum of American Art announced last Tuesday that it has received its largest gift in the museum’s history from Palm Desert-based collector and philanthropist William E. Heyler, who passed away this past summer.

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Local luxury event supports Special Olympics

More than $1,000 was raised to benefit the Special Olympics last Thursday as the Alfond Inn hosted A Luxury Event of Art, Jewelry and Wine.

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Polasek accepting submissions for Pulse art exhibit

The Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden will display an art exhibit to remember a local tragedy, which devastated and shocked the country: the Pulse nightclub shooting.

Community Bulletin: Park Plaza wins award

Park Plaza Hotel was selected for the 2016 Winter Park Small Business Excellence Award in the Hotels classification by the Winter Park Small Business Excellence Award Program.

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Over $1 million committed to new library

The Winter Park Public Library is proud to announce that more than $1 million has been committed to build the new library.

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United Arts of Central Florida awarded grant

United Arts of Central Florida was recently awarded a $250,000 Arts and Cultural Community Support Grant — a $50,000 increase from last year — from the Darden Foundation.

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Chamber of Commerce announces awards for holiday parade

On Saturday, Dec. 3, the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce hosted the 64th annual Winter Park “Ye Olde Hometown” Christmas Parade presented by Spectrum, making it Central Florida's longest continuously-running holiday parade.

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SBA looks to aid small businesses hit by Matthew

The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved over $50 million in Disaster Assistance Loans for businesses and residents in Florida affected by Hurricane Matthew from Oct. 3-19.

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Full Sail makes prestigious list

Full Sail University is proud to announce that it has once again been named by the national entertainment publication, The Hollywood Reporter, as one of the 2016 “Top 25 Music Schools.”

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Firm purchases new building in Baldwin Park

Owens Realty Capital, a boutique investment management firm based in Orlando, recently announced that they have acquired a 44,478-square-foot, Class A suburban office building located in Baldwin Park for $8.5 million.

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Scholarship named after NAI Realvest founder

George Livingston, chairman and founding partner of NAI Realvest, was recently honored with a scholarship in his name for qualified students majoring in real estate at University of Central Florida’s College of Business Administration.

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Maitland student qualifies for honor society

Kalee Eichelberger of Maitland was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

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Breathe Free initiative expanding

Healthy Central Florida, Florida Hospital and the Winter Park Health Foundation are pleased to announce the “Breathe Free” initiative, aimed at voluntarily banning smoking on outdoor restaurant patios, is expanding.