Community Bulletin and Business Briefs


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Winter Park Commissioner earns award

The Florida League of Cities has recognized Winter Park Commissioner Carolyn Cooper with a 2015 Home Rule Hero Award.

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Rollins launches Zipcar on campus

Rollins College launched a new partnership this week with Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, to offer a Zipcar car-sharing program on campus.

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Food pantries seek donations

Make a difference by donating to a food pantry near you during September, also known as Hunger Action Month!

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Calling all geek bands!

OrlandoiX, an international digital festival to be held in Orlando on Oct. 2-6, announced it is searching for the best geek band ever in The Battle of the Geek Bands on Saturday, Oct. 3.

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Capen House gets a grant

The Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden is excited to announce that Orange County Arts and Cultural Affairs has awarded them a cultural facilities matching grant of $107,000.

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John Craig Clothier, Sundial lifestyle center, St. Petersburg, Winter Park, The Esquire Retail 100, designer brands, Canali, Peter Millar, Hickey Freeman, Robert Graham, Samuelsohn, Zanella, Credit un

John Craig Clothier, an award-winning men’s store, has announced its newest location to open at the Sundial lifestyle center in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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Maitland, Winter Park rank high in Florida business study

Consumer finance website NerdWallet recently released a study that found the best places to start a business in Florida, and both Maitland and Winter Park made the top 20 out of 268 locations.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Notes: UCF singers to perform with Rolling Stones

The University of Central Florida Chamber Singers will spend the night together with the Rolling Stones next month – well, for one song, anyway.

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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.