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34 x January 19 - February 1, 2017 x www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com Competition. The squad won the small varsity division, in which teams competed with 12 girls or fewer. There were seven teams in this division. The girls received a bid to the National High School Cheerleading Championship that will be held at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports next month. The team is led by head coach Samantha Hoffman and assistant coaches Lauren Bocken, Vigiland D’Haiti and Savannah Wright. Dr. Phillips 12-under water polo athletes Sole Fratila of Southwest Middle School and Cody Hrynyk of Windy Ridge School represented the Southeast zone of the United States and competed in USA Water Polo’s Rocktober event. It is a Positive Coaching Alliance-based tournament that emphasizes sportsmanship and positive play. Both boys have high hopes of competing with the Olympic Development Program in water the Piano Doctor ____________________ FINE TUNING & REPAIRS Quality Piano Service & Tuning Over 30 Years Experience "There are 88 keys on your piano. It is my desire that each one sounds and performs beautifully." polo. Fratila scored 31 goals in four games, and Hrynyk scored six goals in four games. Fratila is a third-generation water polo player. His grandfather is a bronze Olympic medalist for Romania, and his father, Adrian, played on the Romanian National Sole Fratila (left) and Cody Hrynyk (right), with Hrynyk’s father, Corey, compete in the USA Water Polo’s Rock-tober event. Team professionally in Nice, France, and Germany, winning several championship titles. Hrynyk comes from a line of swimmers. His father swam at Florida State University. Both boys contribute their success to a collaboration of several Florida water polo coaches’ input and training. “The biggest challenge we faced [was] to find a water polo game every week for 12-under,” Fratila said. “The only way we could overcome this was to get on the phone and call every coach in the state of Florida. I feel so blessed that the Florida coaches allowed us to play and were willing to coach us whenever we asked for a pickup game.” (L. to r.) Riley Welch, McKayla Parrott, Cecile Comtois and Allie Schnacky of the West Orange High School Warriorettes dance team perform at an Orlando Magic game. West Orange High School dance team captain Elizabeth Victor performs in the second annual Varsity Spirit Spectacular at Walt Disney World Resort. Spectacular at Walt Disney World Resort. Victor is the captain of the WOHS dance team. She performed in an exclusive pre-parade through Disney’s Magic Kingdom park before hundreds of fans. Victor was invited to perform in the parade as part of a select group of captains and cocaptains who attended a Varsity Spirit summer camp hosted by Universal Dance Association. Performers had the opportunity to meet other cheerleaders and dancers from across the nation and enjoy a magical holiday season at Walt Disney World Resort parks. SCOTT D. KEARNEY Piano Technician 352.324.2548 352.978.1581 (cell) foleykearney@aol.com Elizabeth Victor, a senior from West Orange High School, was one of more than 750 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country to perform in the second annual Varsity Spirit Although we try to ensure that all information presented above is the most current, correct and dependable available, we do rely on others for the source of our news. Therefore, the Southwest Orlando Bulletin and Kearney Publishing Corp. cannot be held responsible for the validity of the information presented here, nor does mentioning it constitute an endorsement. Sports information is welcome and may be mailed to P.O. Box 851, Windermere, FL 34786; or emailed to Lauren@kearneypublishing.com. ª

n Charities/Fundraisers Jan. 22 — Brighton Beach Memoirs Play Reading Theatre South Playhouse presents an intimate stage reading of the hit Broadway play Brighton Beach Memoirs at the Rosen Event Theater, 11184 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando. Time: 2-4 p.m. Cost: $10, with proceeds benefiting the research of Lou Gehrig’s disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. ALS attacks motor neurons, cells that control the muscles. For more information, call 407-489-4458, email theatresouthorlando@gmail.com or visit brightonbeachfor-als.whindo.com on the web. Feb. 9-11 — The Kid’s Sale The Pines of Windermere, 3409 Maguire Road, Windermere, hosts The Kid’s Sale, which offers name-brand apparel and merchandise for children of all ages at low prices. Clothing will also be donated to Helping Hands of Orange County and local schools in Winter Garden for students in need. Time: Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m.- 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, email thekidsale@aol.com or visit thekidsale.biz on the web. Feb. 25 — Sports Fans United Extravaganza The Holiday Inn Water Park Hotel, 14500 Continental Gateway, Orlando, hosts the Sports Fans United Weekend Extravaganza, including prizes, a 50/50 raffle, Mardi Gras ball, vendors, DJ Brian and Shoeless Joe of Sonic www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com x January 19 - February 1, 2017 x 35 COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD Assault, guest appearances, karaoke, a game show and more. Event times vary. Proceeds benefit Seniors First. For more information, visit www.sportsfansextravaganza.com on the web. n Children’s/Teen Programs Jan. 21 — Youth Fitness Competition Winter Garden Athletic Club, 350 E. Crown Point Road, Suite 1070, Winter Garden, hosts Youth Fitness Warriors, a free, fun fitness competition and coed event. Physicals are not required, and free physicals are offered for preregistered youth participants. Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for elementary students, 1-2 p.m. for middle and high school students, and 2-3 p.m. for parents/adults. For more information about free physicals, call Toni Muzzonigro, D.O., at 407-367-5676. For more information and to preregister for the event, visit www.youthfitnesswarriors.com on the web. Jan. 21, 26 & 30 — Library Programs Windermere Library, 530 Main St., Windermere, hosts the following free children’s programs: Jan. 21 compiled by Lisa Sagers at 11 a.m., Fairytale Adventures for ages 3-5, during which attendees explore the imaginary worlds of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Three Little Pigs, and Little Red Riding Hood through bilingual stories, songs and activities; Jan. 26 at 3:30 p.m., Topsy Turvy Day for ages 6-12, includes mixed-up stories, opposite games and backward fun; and Jan. 30 at 10:30 a.m., Puffins Climb, Penguins Rhyme for ages 3-5, including cozy stories, chill activities and cool crafts. For more information, call 407-835-7323. Jan. 25, 27 & 30 — Library Programs The Southwest Library at Dr. Phillips, 7255 Della Drive, Orlando, hosts the following free youth programs: Jan. 25 at 3:30 p.m., Cuisine Corner Junior: Melted Snowman Bark for ages 8-18. Attendees learn and create a winter-inspired treat; Jan. 27 at 10:30 a.m., Bubble Playtime for toddlers and preschoolers. Space is limited; and Jan. 30 at 10:30 a.m., Toddler Spill & Fill for ages 18 months-3. Space is limited, and registration is recommended. For more information, call 407-835-7323. Jan. 26 — Parachute Play Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant St., Winter Garden, hosts Parachute Play, a free library program for children 18 months-36 months. Registration is required, because space is limited. Time: 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 407-835-7323. n Classes/Programs Jan. 25 — Storytime For Grown-Ups The Southwest Library at Dr. Phillips, 7255 Della Drive, Orlando, hosts Storytime for Grown-Ups for age 18-older, during which attendees hear a story or participate in an activity as storytellers entertain. Time: 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 407-835-7323. Jan. 26-28 — Author Series Events As part of the Sunshine State Author Series, multiaward-winning author Sharon M. Draper joins the Orange County Library System for three events over three days. On Jan. 26 at 6 p.m., she reads from and discusses her book, Out of My Mind, at the Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando. Registration is recommended at ocls.eventbrite.com on the web; Jan. 27 at 3 p.m., Draper leads a teen writer’s workshop for ages 11-18 at Edgewater Library, 5049 Edgewater Drive, Orlando. Registration is required; and OCLS features Sharon M. Draper at the Zora Festival on Jan. 28 at 11 a.m. at the Eatonville Library, 200 E. Kennedy Blvd., Eatonville, to read and discuss her book, Stella by Starlight. There is also a book signing. Admission to the festival is $20 for adults and free for children. For more information, call 407-835-7323. 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