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n Charities/Fundraisers May 10 — The J Ball Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N. Mills Ave., Orlando, hosts The J Ball, including heavy hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, live entertainment and a silent auction. Cathy Cotter will be honored with the Harriet Weiss JCC Legacy Award. Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Cost: $95, with proceeds benefiting The Roth Family JCC. (Tickets are $75 for JCC preschool, J University and Jewish Academy parents and seniors.) For more information, call Keith, 407-621-4042; or visit orlandojcc.org. May 12 — Hearts Of Gold Concert Hard Rock Live, 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando, hosts Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida’s annual Hearts of Gold concert event, presented by Reed Nissan. Activities include complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction. Time: 6 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.centralfloridahomeless.org/events/ hearts-gold-concert/. May 13 — Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive As part of the 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive, Central Florida residents are encouraged to leave a sturdy bag containing nonperishable foods next to their mailboxes for local letter carriers to collect. Last year, more than 218,281 pounds of nonperishable food was collected for distribution. For more information, visit www.feedhopenow.org. COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD May 17 — Fundraising Golf Tournament Rosen Shingle Creek Golf Club, 9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando, hosts Rosen JCC’s second annual golf tournament. Time: 7 a.m. for registration and light breakfast; 8 a.m. for shotgun start; 1 p.m. for luncheon, awards and raffle. Cost: $100 per person. Sponsorships are available. For more information, visit rosenjcc.org/golf. May 20 — Pints 4 Paws The Rotary Club of Dr. Phillips Citrus sponsors Pints 4 Paws, a dog-friendly fundraiser for the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando, at Paddywagon Irish Pub, 7940 Via Dellagio Way, Suite 118, Orlando. Activities include happy-hour prices, raffles, giveaways, darts, pool, cornhole, vendors, a “pool party” and more. Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost: $10. For more information, call Chris, 407-739- 2265, or Wesley, 407-694-9803; or email dpcitrusrotary@gmail.com. May 20 — Orlando NF Walk Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake, 3401 S. Hiawassee Road, Orlando, hosts the fourth annual Orlando NF Walk to raise awareness and funds for neurofibromatosis (NF) research. NF is an under-recognized genetic www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com x May 4 - 17, 2017 x 53 compiled by Lisa Sagers disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body. Activities include food, face painting, live music, costumed superheroes and fun. The public is welcome, and registration is required. On-leash dogs are welcome, too. Time: 9 a.m. for check-in, 10 a.m. for walk. For more information, visit www.nfwalk.org/orlando. May 21 — JFS Orlando Spring Brunch The Historic Dubsdread Ballroom, 549 W. Par St., Orlando, hosts the JFS Orlando Spring Brunch, celebrating 39 years of JFS Orlando’s commitment to serving the community. Time: 11 a.m. Cost: $118. For more information, email amanda.benedit@jfsorlando.org or visit www.jfsorlando.org. May 21 — Donations Needed Southwest resident and Realtor John Scolaro seeks donations for his Team in Training, participating in the Gran Fondo New York 100-mile cycling event. Proceeds benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. In addition, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza will donate 20 percent of tracked dine-in and takeout sales every Tuesday in May. (Tell your server you are supporting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.) Café de Paris is donating $1 for every bag of coffee or box of K-Cups purchased online or at the restaurant. For more information, visit pages.teamintraining.org/ncfl/granfndny17/ jscolaro. June 3 — Make ‘M Smile Festival Downtown Orlando’s Lake Eola Park hosts the 15th annual Make ‘M Smile, a festival that celebrates children and adults with special needs and their families. Activities include a friendship stroll, free food, entertainment, bounce houses and more. Proof of disability is required. Time: 7:30 a.m. Wristbands are free for VIPs (attendees with special needs) and their parents and siblings. Additional wristbands can be purchased for extended family members and friends for $5 each. VIP families must preregister at nathanielshope. org by May 29. For more information, email info@nathanielshope.org. June 17 — Puttin’ On The Litz Ports of Call at SeaWorld hosts Puttin’ on the Litz in support of Alex Litz, who sustained a traumatic brain injury in a life-altering automobile accident. The event includes dancing and a live auction. Time: 6 p.m. Cost: $65 in advance, $75 at the door. In addition, to help with the financial burden of Alex’s uninsured expenses, a fundraising campaign in his honor has been established with HelpHopeLive. To purchase tickets for the fundraiser or to make a tax-deductible donation, visit www.helphopelive.org, search “Alex Litz,” then click on the fundraising event. For more information, email puttinonthelitz@gmail.com. CONTINUED ON PAGE 54 Submit online at www.southwestorlandobulletin.com or email your photo to lauren@kearneypublishing.com. Send us your favorite photo — old or new — of you and your dad. (Don't worry, we'll return it!) The best ones, as judged by our editorial staff, will win your dad some great prizes from area businesses. Even if you don't win, your picture could appear as an honorable mention in the Southwest Orlando Bulletin. Don't delay! All photos must be received by May 24 for a chance to appear in our June 15 issue. 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