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4 x March 16 - April 5,

4 x March 16 - April 5, 2017 x www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com TABLE OF CONTENTS FOODIE FOR THOUGHT .................................................................... 5 Sensational Strawberries TOURISM UPDATE ............................................................................. 8 PROMOTIONAL FEATURE ................................................................. 10 What Every Woman Should Know About Her Female Health / UroGyn Specialists of Florida IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD ............................................................. 12 SUMMER KIDS CALENDAR 2017 ...................................................... 19 SOUTHWEST SEEN ......................................................................... 32 WOCC Big Orange Awards BUSINESS PROFILE .......................................................................... 35 Convenient Tutoring When Needed / Edu World Tutors Inc. REDISCOVER I-DRIVE ........................................................................ 37 SCHOOL NEWS SEEN .................................................................... 38 HFCS Catholic Schools Week NEWS & BUSINESS BRIEFS .............................................................. 39 SCHOOL NEWS ............................................................................. 42 COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD ....................................................... 46 SOUTHWEST SERVICE DIRECTORY ................................................... 48 PRESIDENT Clay Kearney March 16, 2017 Vol. XXXI, No. 10 VICE PRESIDENT Brenda Kearney VICE PRESIDENT SALES & OPERATIONS Donna Wolk MANAGING EDITOR Lisa Sagers P.O. Box 851 Windermere, FL 34786 407-351-1573 www.southwestorlandobulletin.com The Southwest Orlando Bulletin is published semimonthly by Kearney Publishing Corp. No material may be reproduced without written permission. Subscriptions are available in the U.S. and Puerto Rico for $25.56 per year and in Canada for $31.80 per year. For foreign surface mailing, add $20 per year. Neither the publishers nor the advertisers are responsible or liable for typographical errors, misinformation, misprints, etc., unintentionally contained herein. All letters received become the property of Kearney Publishing Corp. and may be reproduced and edited without consent. ©2017/KEARNEY PUBLISHING CORPORATION EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Lauren Salinero CIRCULATION Robert Barlow ADMINISTRATION Michelle Moniz SOCIAL AMBASSADOR Lauren Bocken CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Leona Braun, Kirsten Harrington, Blair Parke MARKETING CONSULTANTS Diana (Chastain) Kastner (407) 376-6959 diana@kearneypublishing.com Madeline DeVito (407) 351-1573, option 1 mdevito@kearneypublishing.com Lindsay Richardson (407) 351-1573, option 2 lindsay@kearneypublishing.com AA-B2B_2017-DYNASTY-4.63x10.indd 1 1/25/17 11:42 AM

FOODIE FOR There are so many benefits to living in the Sunshine State. Florida strawberries are just one of them. While many states are still trying to thaw out from winter, Florida fields are alive with vivid, luscious strawberries. Plant City is known as the winter strawberry capital of the world and the dominant producing region for winter berries in the United States. If you missed the Strawberry Festival this year, don’t worry. The growing season isn’t over yet, so check with local farmers markets and grocers for local strawberries. “The strawberries are great so far,” said Haley Veilleux, retail manager of Scott’s Country Market at Long & Scott Farms in Mount Dora. “The berries are gorgeous and have never been sweeter.” THOUGHT Sensational Strawberries Florida’s Season Is in Full Swing by Kirsten Harrington The farm sells freshly picked berries and u-pick, which Veilleux hopes will run through the end of March, depending on Mother Nature. Good & Good for You While strawberries certainly are dazzling to the eye and delicious to eat, they are also packed with nutrients like vitamin C, potassium, fiber and folic acid that are vital for good health. Strawberries are also high in ellagic acid, which is believed to boost immunity and help fight cancer. Virtually fat- and cholesterol-free, and low in calories, sugar and sodium make these red gems the perfect snack. In fact, a study by Yale’s Prevention Research CONTINUED ON PAGE 6 www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com x March 16 - April 5, 2017 x 5 Most Insurances Accepted Rizzo Dental Group WILLIAM RIZZO, D.M.D. JEFFREY RIZZO, D.M.D. Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 407.521.8765 NEW PATIENTS AND EMERGENCIES WELCOME Request an appointment online at www.rizzodentalgroup.com 6150 MetroWest Blvd., Suite 207, Orlando, FL 32835 Michael J. Tortorella, MD Obstetrics & Gynecology Board Certified Pregnancy Family Planning Menstrual Disorders Menopause Second Opinion for Surgery In-Office Ultrasounds In-Office Surgery Minimally Invasive Surgery Sterilization (407) 363-1003 Michaeljtortorellamd.com 7300 Sandlake Commons Blvd. Suite 320, Medplex A next to Dr. P. Phillips Hospital All Major Credit Cards Accepted -CareCredit®- Listed in Best Doctors in Orlando Magazine PROPERTIES SW For Your Total Real Estate Needs ... www.BobbyBaldor.com Call Today! 407-342-6980 U.S. Marine Corps., Vet. Your Real Estate Hero Visit our site today to: •Search all available homes on MLS •Learn about the Rent-to-Own Program •Request a Free Home Valuation •Request a Free Buyer or Seller’s Guide •And so much more! Bobby Baldor, P.A. ABR, CSP, FMS, GRI, REALTOR ® /BROKER ASSOCIATE