Funding approved for Park Avenue improvements
On May 11, the city's Community Redevelopment Agency approved funding of $70,000 for Park Avenue upgrades and maintenance to landscaping, street-scaping and street furniture.
Winter Park students win national competition
Three groups of students in the International Baccalaureate program at Winter Park High School won a national competition for the Meritorious Achievement Award from UCF's College of Engineering and Computer Science.
French foreign exchange students looking for homes
ECI Orlando is looking to place French foreign exchange students in local homes for two weeks beginning July 7.
Pookie's honored as business of the quarter
Pookie’s supports 40 local nonprofit rescue groups, pet-related organizations, and Pet Alliance of Central Florida.
Dental office offering free dental exams for veterans
Advanced Park Dental, located at 329 N. Park Ave. #360 in Winter Park, would like to recognize and thank veterans, law enforcement officers, and firefighters for their service to our country by offering complimentary dental exam during the month of July.
Winter Park family seeks financial help
Lucas Vertullo's road to recovery is a long one and the family is seeking financial support to aid with the medical and therapy expenses.
The University of Central Florida Chamber Singers will spend the night together with the Rolling Stones next month – well, for one song, anyway.
Scooter store scores deal
Ride Green Scooters on West Fairbanks Ave. in Winter Park has announced its appointment as the exclusive Sym and Lance Powersports franchised dealer for the Central Florida area.
Business center adds new tenants
Aloma Business Center, which opened in 2002 with 75,000 square feet of commercial suite space, is now 100 percent leased.
Foundation awards donations, scholarship money
The Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association Foundation announced a 10-year, $250,000 grant contribution to the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
Local resident earns degree
Maitland resident Megan Cournoyer was among about 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees from the University of Northern Colorado.
Grant awarded to Rollins College center
The Rollins College Center for Health Innovation at the Hamilton Holt School has been awarded a $30,116 grant from the Winter Park Health Foundation to fund a regional conference.
BASE Camp to be honored in Boston
Winter Park organization BASE Camp Children's Cancer Foundation is among the 100 honorees for 2015 that will be recognized in Boston on Tuesday, May 26.
Winter Park resident receives alumni service award
The UMass Amherst Alumni Association recognized Beth Davalos ’90, of Winter Park, with a 2015 Distinguished Alumni Service Award on April 23 at the Massachusetts State House.
Rollins awards scholarship
The Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business has announced Robin “RJ” Poole as the recipient of its 2015 Martin Bell Scholarship.