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24 x January 19 - February 1, 2017 x CONTINUED FROM PAGE 23 the city of Ocoee’s Human Relations Diversity Board, the processional began at Citrus Elementary School and ended at the parking lot of West Oaks Mall. The event showcased dancing groups, marching bands, motorcycles and floats; and the Rev. Bryan Stamper, Ph.D., served as the keynote speaker at the post-parade celebration. He has served as pastor of Quest Church for 43 years. There were performances by the New Life Church of Ocoee choir and dance group. Free blood pressure and health screenings were also offered. After the celebration, West Oaks Mall hosted Evelyn’s Creations’ third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Bike Show to benefit children with cancer. BUSINESS BRIEFS West Orange Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Matthew’s Hope Outreach Center and Firm Foundation Preschool, located at 523 S. Woodland St. in Winter Garden. WOCC builds partnerships, strong businesses and commitment to the community by serving as the leading business advocate in Central Florida, facilitating opportunity to nearly 1,000 member businesses. For more information about WOCC, call 407- 656-1304 or visit on the web; and for more information about Matthew’s Hope, visit on the web. Cranium Academy invites prospective families to attend an open house Thursday, Jan. 26, from 6:30- 8 p.m. The academy, located at 4068 Winter Garden Vineland Road Photo courtesy of WOCC West Orange Chamber of Commerce members celebrate the opening of Matthew’s Hope’s new Outreach Center and Firm Foundation Preschool in Winter Garden. in Winter Garden, is offering a tour of its state-of-the-art facility and information about its exclusive and advanced curriculum, including custom learning paths for each child, innovative technology, critical thinking and more. To RSVP, call 407-294- 6950, and for more information, visit on the web. , 407-757-2241

Dr. P. Phillips YMCA, located at 7000 Dr. Phillips Blvd. in Orlando, held a grand reopening event to showcase its many new and renovated features. Its new model provides members with a holistic approach to wellness. The facility is now able to allow easy access to health screenings, doctor referrals, education about healthy eating and cooking, and grab-and-go healthy meals. For more information, call 407-351-9417 or visit on the web. W& indows W alls “We Cover Windows with Style” Swags • Sheers • Valances Shades • Blinds • Verticals ____________________________ Wallpaper • Bedding • Upholstery (407) 298-2626 Village West Plaza • 6416 W. Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL 32818 • Representatives of The Women’s Center — located in Suite 395 at 10000 W. Colonial Drive in Ocoee — announced the addition of a new physician, Wendy Vasquez, M.D. Dr. Vasquez is a skilled surgeon, obstetrician and master of the da Vinci Surgical System. She is also fluent in Spanish. To schedule an appointment with her, call 407-857-2502, ext. 1600; or visit on the web. ª x January 19 - February 1, 2017 x 25 Jan 30th thru March 13th 271 West Rd. Ocoee 1569 E. Silver Star Rd. Ocoee 10588 W. Colonial Dr. Ocoee 2468 S. Maguire Rd. Ocoee 8894 W. Colonial Dr. Ocoee 13530 Summerport Village Pkwy. Windermere 7315 S.R. 535 Windermere 15504 Stoneybrook West Pkwy. Winter Garden 1045 S. Dillard Dr. Winter Garden Thank you to all of our patients for voting! Walk Ins Welcome Open 6 Days a Week Until 9pm on Weekdays Voted #1 Physician 3 Years in a Row *Now Accepting New Patients (407) 876-CARE (2273) | Accepted Plans: Aetna | BCBS (all plans) | Cigna/Disney | Florida Hospital (FHHS) | Healthchoice | Medicare | United Healthcare and many more Niral Patel, M.D.