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38 x February 2 - 15, 2017 x www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com CONTINUED FROM PAGE 37 Dr. Phillips High School’s varsity cheerleading team won the Metro West title for 2016. The squad has won the title in six of the last seven competitions. Ocoee High School placed third in the competition. The Panthers will now advance to the Florida High School Athletic Association regional and state competitions. The Osceola Council on Aging Meals on Wheels program will participate in and host the national 2017 March for Meals campaign. The 5K event takes place March 18 and includes a 5K run/ walk for individuals and/or corporate and family teams, largest and mostspirited team competitions, a free children’s run, silent auction and more. Plus, anyone who brings nonperishable food items for donation will be entered into a special prize drawing. The event takes place in downtown Kissimmee at Lakeview Park, located at Dr. Phillips High School varsity cheerleaders win the 2016 Metro West title for the sixth time out of the past seven competitions. 201 Lakeview Drive. Registration begins at 7 a.m., and the run/walk starts at 8 a.m. The cost is $25 before March 1, $30 from March 2-16, or $35 the day of the event. For more information or to register, visit www.osceolagenerations.org on the web. Representatives of the Florida Fire Frogs, Central Florida’s minor league baseball team, announced times for all 70 of the team’s home games in 2017. The season begins with start times of 6:35 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 7:05 p.m. on Fridays, 4:05 p.m. on Saturdays and 1:05 p.m. on Sundays for April and May. In June, start times will switch to 7:05 p.m. for all Monday-Saturday games and 5:05 p.m. for Sunday games. The Florida Fire Frogs are slated to make its Florida State League debut April 6 against the Daytona Tortugas. The team will open its inaugural season with a seven-game home stand, playing four games vs. Daytona and three against the Dunedin Blue Jays. Single game tickets go on sale Feb. 25. For more information, visit www. floridafirefrogs.com on the web. The Warrior Dash, a 5K obstacle course race that more than 3 million people have participated in since 2009, will kick off its ninth season at Revolution Off Road in Clermont on Feb. 11. The race includes 12 obstacles, including many signature obstacles, as well as new additions to challenge racers. For the sixth consecutive year, Warrior Dash continues its philanthropic commitment with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Participants can sign up to raise funds as a St. Jude Warrior and gain access to the St. Jude VIP tent, with private showers and additional benefits. All donations go to St. Jude Red Frog Events Proton Therapy Center. To register for the race, visit warriordash.com on the web. The Dr. Phillips High School baseball team held its 12th annual golf tournament at Orange Tree Country Club. The event helps the program secure the necessary funding for the spring season through a silent auction. The Florida High School Athletic Association released its Fall Sports Academic Team Championship standings. It measures the cumulative GPA of every team in each sport with a qualifying GPA of more than 3.0, and schools earn points for each team finishing in the top 10 of their sport. For the fall season, Dr. Phillips High School’s women’s cross country program won its first Academic Team Championship with a cumulative GPA of 3.804, the best in the Metro West Conference, Orange County Public Schools, and the state of Florida. Congratulations to Sonoma Arnaldy, Sabrina Bahr, Isabela Bartczak, Roxanne Deisseroth, Valeria Reyes, Hannah Waddell and Sarah Zamot. The women’s golf team placed second in the state with a cumulative GPA of 3.854, the highest team GPA at DPHS, in the Metro West Conference, and among OCPS schools. The Panthers’ men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams placed in the top five in the state. The women’s team was fourth with a GPA of 3.626, and the men’s team was fifth with a 3.581 GPA. The women’s volleyball team won the Metro West Conference with a 3.372 GPA, and the men’s cross country was 12th in the state with a GPA of 3.398. The Kiwanis Club of Dr. Phillips hosts its first golf tournament April 21 at MetroWest Golf Club. The shotgun start will be at 8:30 a.m. A golf package includes a golf cart, breakfast and lunch, and the individual cost is $125 or $400 for a foursome. Hole sponsorships are also available. The registration deadline is April 14. The club hopes to raise at least $5,000 in support of the start of a scholarship program and its service leadership programs and projects. Raffle prizes and items for goody bags are needed. For more information, call Merissa or Dave at 407-207-9088 or email merissamartin@dseorl.com or daveschmitt@dseorl.com. 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

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD n Charities/Fundraisers Feb. 4 — Trash 2 Trends Fashion Show SeaWorld Ports of Call, 7007 SeaWorld Drive, Orlando, hosts the fourth annual Trash 2 Trends, A Recycled Runway Show, including a cocktail hour with a silent auction, art, complimentary small bites, and a cash bar (no ATM on-site); and a recycled runway show that features high-end, repurposed designs created from items headed to the landfill. Attendees must be 18-older. Cocktail attire is requested. Time: 7 p.m. for cocktail hour, 8 p.m. for runway show. Cost: $35-$125, with proceeds benefiting Keep Orlando Beautiful. Parking is free. Tickets can be purchased at 2017trash2trends.eventbrite. com on the web. For more information, call 407- 246-2752, email jody.buyas@cityoforlando.net or visit cityoforlando.net/kob on the web. Feb. 4 — Chef’s Gala Epcot World Showcase in Walt Disney World Resort, 200 Epcot Center Drive, Orlando, hosts Heart of Florida United Way’s 25th annual Chef’s Gala, a food and wine pairing event. Time: 6:45-10 p.m. Cost: $275 per person or $500 per couple, with proceeds benefiting programs in education, income, health and basic needs. For more information, call 407- 429-2129, email chefsgala@hfuw.org or visit www.chefsgala.org on the web. Feb. 4 — Afrocentric Orlando In celebration of Black History Month, the Rosen JCC, 11184 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts Afrocentric Orlando, including a mix and mingle social tour, fashion runway show, ethnic arts and crafts, poetry, comedy skits, traditional music and exotic dances. Time: 4 p.m. Cost: $10, with proceeds benefiting The Shule Adetunde Performing Arts. For more information, call 407- 552-5999, email infosbcbiz@gmail.com or visit afrocentricorlandoevent2017.eventbrite.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. 18 — Blues & BBQ Festival The Downtown Farmers Market Pavilion on Plant Street in Winter Garden hosts the sixth annual Blues & BBQ Festival, including awardwinning barbecue and performances by Souliz at 4 p.m., TC Carr and the Bolts ft. Josh Nelms at 6 p.m., and the Damon Fowler Group at 8 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to bring lawn chairs; however, pets and coolers are not permitted. Time: 4-10 p.m. Admission is free, and barbecue is available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. For more information, call 407-656-4155 or visit www. wintergarden-fl.gov on the web. compiled by Lisa Sagers 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 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. March 1-4 — Foodstock Orlando The Grand Tour Foundation presents Foodstock Orlando, a multiday series of restaurant social events, educational exhibits, and a food and music festival that celebrates Florida’s agricultural and hospitality industries. Tentative locations are Wednesday at the Church Street District, Thursday at I-Drive 360, Friday at Pointe Orlando, and Saturday at Tinker Field; however, locations may change so check the event website. Time: Wednesday-Friday from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday from noon-3 p.m. Cost: $49-$55. There is an online three-day ticket option available for $125, and admission is free for the March 4 event. Proceeds benefit the Grand Tour Foundation, which provides scholarships and grants to hospitality, restaurant and tourism students. For more information, visit www. foodstockorlando.com on the web. March 9 — Crazy Card Party Fundraiser Windermere Town Hall, 520 Main St., Windermere, hosts Windermere Garden Club’s annual Crazy Card Party Fundraiser, including lunch, a crazy card game (no experience needed), a silent auction, raffles and more. Time: 9:45 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $25. For more information, call Peggy, 407-876-4239. n Classes/Programs Feb. 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22 & 27 — 50+ Fitness Aerobics Classes St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts 50+ Fitness Aerobics classes. Exercise mats are provided. Time: Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:45 a.m. Cost: $2. For more information, email fit4ever40f@cfl.rr.com. Feb. 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23 & 28 — Strength For Life 50+ Classes St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts Strength for Life 50+ group strength classes. Participants are encouraged to bring exercise bands and free weights. Exercise mats are provided. Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Cost: $2. For more information, email fit4ever40f@cfl.rr.com. CONTINUED ON PAGE 40 www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com x February 2 - 15, 2017 x 39 the Piano Doctor ____________________ FINE TUNING & REPAIRS Quality Piano Service & Tuning Over 30 Years Experience "There are 88 keys on your piano. 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