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40 x March 16 - April 5, 2017 x CONTINUED FROM PAGE 39 her personal thoughts on the Pulse nightclub attack. “Nothing can ever erase the harm, and no good comes from hatred and violence,” she wrote. “Yet, as dark and devastating as June 12 was, my spirit was lifted and inspired by the strength, the unity, the compassion and the love that poured forth from all parts of our community in the wake of this nightmare.” Mayor Jacobs also gave details about community issues, economic development, public engagement, governmental issues and transportation. For the full report, visit www. yearinreview. BUSINESS BRIEFS West Orange Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Bryan Fifer — State Farm. 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 Boat Upholstery for Less! After Photo courtesy of WOCC West Orange Chamber of Commerce members celebrate the opening of Bryan Fifer — State Farm. Representatives of SeaWorld Orlando announced significant improvement in a rescued male bottlenose dolphin. The dolphin was brought to the SeaWorld Orlando Rehabilitation Center after being found stranded in Sanibel this past November. SeaWorld’s veterinary team recently assisted a representative from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration in performing a hearing test on the dolphin, which is a critical step toward the ultimate goal of returning it to the wild. The test showed the dolphin can hear, and the team remains hopeful it will continue to improve. SeaWorld animal experts have helped more than 29,000 animals in need for more than five decades. Anyone who sees an injured marine animal can help by calling the Florida Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline at 888-404-3922. Capture Video and Photo was named one of the top 18 real estate photographers in Orlando for 2017 by Expertise, a website that connects people with experts Before As easy as 1 2 3 Call today! Purrrrrrr-fect fit for your boat AND budget! SM

in their area. Photographers were selected based on reputation, credibility, experience, availability and professionalism. Tony Rappa started Capture Video and Photo in 2009. He specializes in photography and video services for legal and real estate professionals. He is also an FAA-approved commercial aerial Tony Rappa, owner of Capture Video and Photo, is named a top-18 real estate photographer. photographer. For more information, call 407-883-7555, email or visit www.capturevideo-photo. com/realestateservices. Rosen JCC has positions available for high school and x March 16 - April 5, 2017 x 41 college-age camp counselors, early childhood teachers and assistants, and building services and event staff. For a full list of positions, requirements or to apply, visit the career page at www.rosenjcc. org/about/careers. The Central Florida community came together to celebrate the groundbreaking of Steinmetz Hall and The Green Room to complete the original three-theater vision for the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Steinmetz Hall is a 1,700-seat, three-tier acoustical hall that will host unplugged local, national and international performances from rock to symphony that rely on the fidelity of sound. The Green Room has been designed as a gathering place for performers and guests for musical exploration, creative programming, recording, rehearsals, intimate performances and events. For more information, visit A new attraction will be added to Fun Spot America’s Kissimmee park this summer. Mine Blower is a one-of-a-kind wooden-steel hybrid coaster with an inversion. Fun Spot America is Central Florida’s only family-owned theme park. It offers two locations with unique multilevel racing go-kart tracks, roller coasters and more. For more information, call 407-363-3867 (Orlando) or 407-397-2509 (Kissimmee) or visit At the United Methodist Women of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church’s 34th annual Holiday Bazaar, entertainment was provided by the Olympia High School concert choir, not Dr. Phillips High School as previously published in the Jan. 19 issue. OHS performs annually at the event. ª LLC 407-757-2241 Voted Top Doctor in Orlando 2015 & 2016