Orlando Museum of Art elects new board member
Ashley C. Winship, LL.M., was recently elected to the Board of Directors Acquisition Trust as Secretary for the Orlando Museum of Art.
StoryCorps seeks Pulse stories
StoryCorps, the national project to instruct and inspire people to record each others’ stories in sound, is coming to Orlando in March to preserve the stories of those affected by the Pulse Nightclub shooting.
Polasek Museum names four new board members
he Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens has named four new members to its Board of Directors for 2017. Mildred Graham, Chris Leary, Lawrence Lyman and Nyma Whitmire will join the 12-person board to serve three-year terms each.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.