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32 x April 20 - May 3, 2017 x n GKTW Ice Cream Palace gets new name In honor of Give Kids The World Village Founder Henri Landwirth’s 90th birthday, the Ice Cream Palace is getting a new name and renovation. The new look will feature a retro space theme, and the new name will be Henri’s Starlite Scoops, a nod to The Starlite Motel, a Cocoa Beach property Landwirth managed during his early years in the hospitality industry. During the Mercury era, the Starlite was popular with astronauts and journalists, several of whom became supporters of Give Kids The World and lifelong friends with Landwirth. To pay for the renovation, village representatives announced a fundraiser aimed at collecting the monies necessary for the capital and operating costs of the venue, the “$90 for 90” campaign. For more information, visit NEWS & BUSINESS BRIEFS n Floridians can access Social Security portal online The Social Security Administration introduced the expansion of online services for Florida residents available through its my Social Security portal at myaccount. Florida residents can use the portal for many replacement Social Security number requests, allowing people to replace their SSN card without traveling to a Social Security office. my Social Security is a secure online hub for doing business with Social Security, and more than 29 million people have created an account. In addition to Florida residents replacing their SSN cards through the portal, current Social Security beneficiaries can manage their accounts — change an address, adjust direct deposits, obtain a compiled by Lauren Salinero benefit verification letter, or request a replacement SSA-1099. Medicare beneficiaries also can request a replacement Medicare card without waiting for a replacement form in the mail. Account holders still in the workforce can verify their earnings history and obtain estimates of future benefits by looking at their Social Security statement online. For more information, visit www. n New leadership for West Orange Habitat for Humanity West Orange Habitat for Humanity representatives announced that Marilyn Hattaway joined the ministry as the director of development to develop the organization’s growing efforts to build strength, security and selfreliance through shelter for families Marilyn Hattaway becomes director of development at West Orange Habitat for Humanity. earning their way to homeownership. Hattaway comes with a wealth of experience within the nonprofit industry, having spent the past 15 years with Habitat for Humanity and as executive director of the Hospice of the Comforter foundation. “I am excited to continue the legacy of Habitat in our community and look forward to working with the team to build more homes for more families,” Hattaway said. “I am fortunate to be joining an incredible CONTINUED ON PAGE 34 THINKING OF SELLING OR BUYING A HOME? TODAY IS THE DAY TO CALL: JOHN SCOLARO, REALTOR ® 7626 Sand Lake Rd. Orlando, 32819 P. 407-230-5567 E. $449,900.00 New on the Market - Winter Garden! Single Family Pool Home 4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bath w/Pool 3,059 Sq. Ft. Stop by these vendors with your coupon and mention "Go Team" and support the team to find a cure Le Cafe Cafe de Paris de Paris Purchase any Bag of Coffee Now or K-Cup Package and $1.00 thru end of May is Donated to LLS Grand Oaks Shopping Center – Dr. Phillips Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza Every Order Lunch, Dinner or Tuesday Tues. Takeout and 20% is in May! Donated to LLS Whole Foods Shopping Center – Dr. Phillips Support finding a cure. Visit: • Professional and Friendly Atmosphere • We Specialize in All Aspects of Dentistry • Most Insurances Accepted and Care Credit Available • New Patients and Emergencies Welcome Call Today for More Information and to Schedule Your Appointment! 407-522-7989 133 Terra Mango Loop, Suite 100, Orlando, FL 32835 11183 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Suite E, Orlando, FL 32837 x April 20 - May 3, 2017 x 33 TREAT HER TO A TRULY TASTEFUL MOTHER’S DAY. MAY 14 MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH 11 a.m.–5 p.m. $45.95* $17.95* per adult per child 4–12 (3 and under free) Call 321.422.2226 or visit for menu and reservations. Reservations strongly recommended. Complimentary champagne and mimosas | Free valet parking *Plus service charge and sales tax. Not valid with any other offers or discounts. 9840 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819