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Instead of taking Dad out for

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year, give him the tasty gift of time

spent together around the table at

home. Slow down and take a break

from grab-and-go meals with these

simple ideas that the whole family

will love:

Fun With Fondue

Dust off that fondue pot or wrap

one up for Dad. Heat a pot of oil or

broth, set out dishes of cubed steak,

shrimp, veggies and sauces for dipping,

and gather the family to linger

over a special meal. Also opt for a

classic cheese fondue with veggies

and bread for dipping, or treat dad

to a decadent chocolate fondue with

fruit, angel food cake, marshmallows

and graham crackers.


Delicious Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day

From Sweet Sundaes to Festive Fondue!

by Kirsten Harrington

raspberries, chopped nuts, grated

coconut, sprinkles, candy pieces,

mini-marshmallows and a splash of

coffee- or chocolate-flavored liqueur

for Dad!

Gourmet Grilled Cheese

Even big kids love grilled cheese.

Spend time with Dad assembling

a melted masterpiece with Gouda,

pepper jack, goat cheese or havarti

and gourmet fillings like cooked bacon,

apple slices, fresh herbs, ham

and turkey slices, fresh tomatoes, jalapeños,

olives and pickles. Spread

on some spicy mustard, sweet fig

jam or basil pesto, and grill to perfection.

Experiment with marble rye,

sourdough and Italian herb breads,

and don’t forget the butter for the

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Take time to relax and chill with a

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Make some loaded nachos and

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popcorn, pick up a container of

chicken wings, and pass the chips.

Miniature roast beef sliders, assorted

cheeses with fruit, roasted veggies

and hummus — get creative, and

spoil Dad with snacks.

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sundaes together by laying out an

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vanilla bean ice cream, assemble

the toppings in a muffin tray or minimason

jars, create your own masterpiece,

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with crushed mint cookies, fresh

Personal Pizzas

Even little hands can help with this

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and layer on the sauce and toppings

for Dad’s favorite pie. Think outside

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with refried beans, enchilada

sauce and taco meat. You can even

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turkey or salmon patties, and add

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these burgers sizzle. Try cranberry

sauce and brie on a turkey burger or

pineapple slices and curry mayo on

a salmon burger. Stuff a beef patty

with Gorgonzola and top with grilled


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apples, or serve lamb patties stuffed

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into egg mixture to coat well,

and then drain in a colander. Place

into bag with breadcrumbs, close

the bag and shake to coat tortellini.

Pour onto prepared pan, and spray

lightly with olive oil spray. Bake for

20 minutes or until crumbs are crisp.

For browner tortellini, turn on broiler

for 1 minute, watching closely so

they don’t burn. Serve with marinara

or pizza sauce.

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Buy prepared pizza dough for one

crust. Roll out dough and place on

lightly greased pizza pan. Let dough

rest for 10 minutes.

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1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup old fashioned oats

3 teaspoons cinnamon

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What is a

Court Appointed


By Kristen M. Jackson


Martha, a 75 year old widow, fell in her own home and was unable

to get up. Two days later, Martha’s next door neighbor happened to hear

yelling and crying coming from Martha’s home. The neighbor peered in

through a window and saw Martha lying on the floor in an incapacitated

state. Realizing she needed immediate help, the neighbor called 911. The

police and an ambulance arrived, entered the home and carried Martha to

the hospital emergency room. Martha was diagnosed with a broken hip.

From that point Martha’s well being took a downward spiral. Martha’s

doctor learned that she lived alone and was partially blind. Although she had

all of her mental faculties, following a hip operation she would need physical

therapy. Martha said she had no living care documents and no living relatives

with whom she maintained a close relationship other than a granddaughter.

After several unsuccessful attempts to contact the granddaughter the doctor

contacted the Department of Children and Families (DCF). Because

Martha was unable to care for herself, DCF petitioned the court to appoint

a Professional Guardian for Martha. Once a Guardian was appointed,

Martha’s life dramatically changed.

After visiting Martha’s home and witnessing complete disarray,

such as filthy dishes, spoiled food, unattended cats, cat feces throughout

the home, and much more, the Guardian having authority over Martha’s

health and financial well being, reported to the court that Martha should not

return home and placed in an assisted living facility.

Martha argued to the court she wanted to go home and not to be

placed in an assisted living facility as suggested by her Court Appointed

Guardian. Even though Martha had all of her mental faculties, the court

sided with the Guardian stating that because of Martha’s physical disability,

partial blindness and the condition of her home Martha should be placed in

an assisted living without any hope of ever returning home.

In order to pay for Martha’s living expenses or subsequent costs

for application for Medicaid benefits, the Guardian sold Martha’s home,

liquidated her bank accounts and set up a trust account to pay for the

guardian’s salary, assisted living facility and any Medicaid costs that may

become necessary.

Could Martha have avoided the need for a Court Appointed

Guardian and retained ownership of her home and other assets? Could

Martha have returned home after her surgery rather than being placed in an

assisted living facility? The answer to these questions is yes.

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On Sept. 25, 2016, the world lost

a golf legend and Central Florida

lost a community champion.

Arnold Palmer’s celebrated

golf career saw seven major titles,

including four Masters Tournament

championships, 62 PGA Tour wins,

95 professional victories, 26 amateur

victories, 10 Champions Tour

victories, and six Ryder Cup appearances

and World Cup appearances,

respectively, until his retirement on

Oct. 13, 2006. He then served as

an honorary starter for the Masters.

His unique style of golf garnered

a legion of fans, known as Arnie’s

Army, and the famous nickname

“The King.”

Born Sept. 10, 1929, in Latrobe,

Pennsylvania, Arnold first acquired

his driving ambition to play the game

of golf from his father, Milfred

“Deacon” Palmer, who was the

head professional and superintendent

at Latrobe Country Club.

Arnold would later attend college

on a golf scholarship before serving

in the U.S. Coast Guard for three

years. He continued to play golf

throughout, and, in 1954, after significant

amateur success, he decided

to turn pro. His decision would alter

the course of golf history.

Golf Legend

“It is literally impossible to describe

his impact on golf,” said Suzann

Pettersen, a professional golfer. “It

is impossible to put into words what

he’s given to the game. His greatness

was just enormous. I’m very fortunate

I was able to spend some time getting

to know him. There was always

something to pick up and learn.”

Pettersen also sought Arnold’s

advice regarding his successful

golf-related business career, which

included Arnold Palmer’s Bay

Hill Club & Lodge, where she’s

been a member since she moved to

Orlando in 2003. She was elated

at his friendliness and readiness to

share his knowledge.

“I wanted to ask him about sports

management, as I was looking to

start a business,” she said. “Two

hours later, he told me the whole

story. He took the time. I expected

two minutes, and he gave me two

hours. He gave me all the stuff you

can’t read in a book. Those kinds of

moments are priceless, literally.”

Throughout those years, Arnold

sent Pettersen several personal letters

offering continued advice, encouragement

and even humor.

“Every time a letter came in the

mail, I was ecstatic,” she said. “And

there was a story behind every letter.

I have maybe 12 to 13 letters framed

in my office. They are all great memories.

Sometimes they gave me a

laugh. It was a very professional

touch, a very unique thing to do. He

[wrote letters] for other players, as

well. He was a great man to know.

“And he was always super generous

and humble,” she added. “He

cared. He had this aura, you could

feel it. You felt like you were the only

one in the world talking to him.”

Marci Doyle, Arnold Palmer

Invitational’s chief operating officer

and tournament director, recalled

Arnold’s jovial demeanor.

“If you didn’t see him coming,

you’d hear him whistling or saying


Arnold Palmer

King of Golf, King of Hearts

by Karen V. Contino

‘Hello, how you doing?’ down the

hall,” she said. “He was very jolly.

“He’s everything you’ve

heard and more,” she added.

“He was a kind, giving

person. And he was humble.

It’s an honor to continue

his legacy — a legacy

that will live well past his


After Arnold passed,

Doyle and her team worked

diligently to keep the

Arnold Palmer Invitational

one of the top events on

the PGA Tour, while paying

tribute to Palmer. With

a focus on new traditions,

such as an Arnie cardigan

awarded to the champion

and tributes to Palmer during

the opening ceremony,

the tournament will continue

to thrive.

“Our team’s biggest objective

was honoring him without being

too flashy,” she said. “He didn’t

like to be put on a pedestal. It was

finding the right balance.”

Sam Saunders (front), Arnold Palmer’s grandson, leads fellow PGA Tour players in a

ceremonial opening shot to honor his late grandfather and officially kick off the 2017 Arnold

Palmer Invitational.

This year’s tournament featured a

new opening ceremony and a host

committee that included professional

golfers Peter Jacobsen, Graeme

McDowell, Annika Sörenstam,

Curtis Strange and the first U.S.

Secretary of Homeland Security

Tom Ridge. They also placed

Arnold’s golf cart, unoccupied, in his

favorite place to watch the play.

As a tribute to the late Arnold Palmer, his golf cart

is placed in his favorite watching spot during the 2017

Arnold Palmer Invitational.

“It was his spot,” Doyle said. “He

would sit there and watch. He was

the only one that could drive right

up on the 16 tee box, and everyone,

even all the players, loved it. He was


Bay Hill

Arnold fell in love with the Bay

Hill area after playing nearby in

golf tournaments. He purchased

the Bay Hill Club & Lodge in 1974,

and it quickly became a PGA

Tour stop.

“He had come down to play the

Citrus Open several times, and he

realized he loved the area here,”

Doyle said. “He went up in a helicopter

around the Isleworth and

Bay Hill area and said, ‘That’s

what I want.’ He saw all the citrus

groves and got the feel of the

area, and he purchased it. He

had a major connection from the


Arnold Palmer

Medical Center

In the early 1980s, Arnold’s connection

to Central Florida would

forever change the course of health

care for children, women and families.

He and his wife, Winnie,

were invited to tour the Orlando

Regional Medical Center with

John Bozard, then the CFO of

Orlando Regional Healthcare

System, and neonatologist

Gregor Alexander, M.D. The

couple witnessed firsthand the busy

neonatal and pediatric intensive

care unit areas.

(L. to r.) Gregor Alexander, M.D., and Arnold and Winnie

Palmer discuss the health care services at Orlando Regional

Medical Center, prior to the couple becoming involved in the

openings of Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and

Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies.

“At the end of the tour, we asked

him, ‘What did you think?’” said

Bozard, now the president of the

Arnold Palmer Medical Center

Foundation. “He said, ‘Well I

think you’re doing great work here,

but I think we could do better for our

kids.’ The rest is history, so to speak.”

“’We can do better,’ that was his

motto,” Doyle said. “He was always

working to make things better.”

On Arnold’s 60th birthday, he

helped to officially open Orlando’s

first hospital dedicated to women

and children — Arnold Palmer

Hospital for Children. In 2006,

Winnie Palmer Hospital for

Women & Babies opened just

across the street.

Dr. Alexander, a neonatologist

at Winnie Palmer Hospital and its

NICU’s namesake, recalled that he

was swiftly impressed with Arnold.

“I quickly learned he was generous,

caring, compassionate and

committed,” he said.

Arnold’s follow-through was equally

impressive, Bozard said. He was

known to visit the hospitals, offering

comfort and encouragement to the

patients and staff.

“On one visit, he went to see a

little boy who had just had open

heart surgery and was really down,

really depressed,” Bozard said.

“[Arnold] walked in and said, ‘Do

you know who I am?’ And the boy

responded, ‘No.’ He said, ‘This hospital

has my name

on it’. And they began

chatting. Soon

the boy's [food]

tray came, and he

started eating. The

nurse came in and

said, ‘Oh my gosh,

he hasn’t eaten in

two days.’ He just

had this way about



Arnold tirelessly

ensured that the

medical center

would continue to

flourish with The

Arnold Palmer

Invitational and the Arnold Palmer

Medical Center Foundation as benefactors.

Future plans for the hospital

include a new patient wing expansion,

programs, neuroscience area,

heart surgery and pediatric oncology


“While his claim to fame was his

legendary talent and his fresh and

exciting approach to the game of

golf, which captivated the attention

of millions of people, Arnold’s mark

on this world was so much more,”

Bozard wrote in a letter published

by the Orlando Health Foundation.

“I am sure that history will be kind to

Arnold for the incredible impact he

had on that sport, but I believe all of it

will pale in comparison to the impact

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that his generosity has made on the

lives and well-being of children and

families throughout Central Florida

— and even the world. His commitment

to help us make his hospital

the best it could be never wavered.

Through the years, I asked him for his

help in so many different ways, and

never did he turn down any request

ever made of him. He always gave

far more than was expected.”

“Arnold Palmer is a legend in our

family,” one patient family wrote in

an Orlando Health Foundation newsletter.

“He and his wife, Winnie, built

the hospital that saved our Sydney’s

life, not once, but two times. I can

never thank them enough, and if there

is a heaven, Mr. Palmer certainly belongs

there. Thank you, sir, and rest

in peace. You did great work here.”

“Thank you, Mr. Palmer,” another

family wrote. “Your kindness and

generosity will live on in the lives of

the children and families you helped,

including the lifesaving tools which

saved our son, Hunter.”

“Arnold was the driving force for

the success of the medical center,”

Dr. Alexander agreed. “We would

not have been able to have the

growth and build without Arnold

Palmer. He gave us the power to be

able to provide outstanding health

care to babies, children and women.

And we can praise him every single

day of our [lives]. He may have been

the King of Golf to the world, but to

us, he was the King of Hearts. And

that’s how we will remember him."

Pettersen was also inspired by

Arnold’s performance outside of golf.

“He was a legend on and off the

golf course,” she said. “The impact




he made here in Orlando, his generous

and unique legacy, will live

long because of his work and effort.

He was an example for all

of us in golf for what we can do


Arnie’s Army

Today, Arnie’s Army has taken on

a new purpose to continue Arnold’s

goal to “do better.”

“We have been charged with carrying

his legacy and all he did, doing

good things for people and giving

back,” said Kevin Bingham, chief

executive officer of the Arnie’s Army

Charitable Foundation.

Formed in 2015, Arnie’s Army

Charitable Foundation was entrusted

to continue Arnold Palmer’s legacy

of philanthropy, including financial

support to institutions and organizations

that support the well-being and

development of children and youth,

support health and wellness initiatives,

and strengthen communities

and the environment.

Arnie’s Army will continue to support

Arnold Palmer Medical Center,

as well as the Winnie Palmer Nature

Reserve in Pennsylvania.

“Arnold Palmer made friends all

across this nation,” Bingham said.

“As a result, our charge is to take our

message to the masses of people

who belong to his army. This makes

us a nationally focused philanthropic

organization. We plan to carry the

message of ‘doing good and giving

back’ for many years to come

so that generations of young people

can be exposed to the man who

meant so much to so many.” ª

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The Man Issue

The men in our lives hold a special

place in our hearts. They’re the bugkillers,

high-shelf reachers, human

pillows and monster-under-the-bed

checkers. But that doesn’t mean men

don’t need pampering, too. This section

is all about the men and how to

enhance their lives. Whether it’s with

a cold brew or fresh shave, the following

businesses know how to cater

to those with a Y chromosome.

gift certificate to Massage Envy is

sure to leave him feeling extra-loved.

Massage Envy in Dr. Phillips is located

in Suite 100 at 8081 Turkey

Lake Road in Orlando. For more

information, call 407-354-3689.

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza,

located at 8031 Turkey Lake Road in

Orlando, not only offers guests the

signature taste of “well done” coalfired

pizzas and their favorite Italian

soul food; there’s also a large selection

of cold craft beers. Anthony’s

is the perfect place to be this summer

to explore the hottest craft beer

selection in town. For more information,

call 407-363-9466 or visit


Most men tend to put off going

to the doctor. However, as an experienced

urologist with Florida

Urology Associates, Cletus R.

Georges, M.D., FACS, encourges

his male patients to make regular

doctor visits for two important

reasons. First, many urological disorders

can arise in men as they age, including

incontinence, kidney stones,

prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction.

Regular screenings ensure early

detection and treatment. Also, “well

visits” are a perfect time to bring up

any lingering health concerns patients

may have and get them addressed

by a medical professional.

So, ask away — and feel better! For

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Take the time to help him stop and

unwind. Visit Massage Envy in

Dr. Phillips to pick up the gift of

relaxation and rejuvenation for your

favorite guy. From signature Swedish

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barbershop that specializes in

hot towel shaves and men’s, boys’

and kiddie haircuts. At Nick’s

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of style. Located in the Windermere

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Windermere Road, Suite 112, Nick’s

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serve as a place of gratitude, where

children can play and families can


Jacobs, District 1 Commissioner

Betsy VanderLey, and former

District 1 Commissioner Scott Boyd

were joined by Southwest resident

and Orange County Sheriff Jerry

Demings and Orange County

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ceremony at Deputy Scott

Pine Community Park. Deputy Pine’s

widow, Bridget Pine, and their

three children, all of whom are

Winter Garden residents, participated

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The county also named part of

South Apopka-Vineland Road after

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YMCA in Winter Garden installed

a piece of knotted rope climbing

equipment in the deputy’s memory.

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“For every bag harvested, we

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Libby’s Legacy Breast Cancer

Foundation of Orlando. “Eating

organically can decrease the risk of


Libby’s Legacy, which provides

comprehensive breast health care

to underserved patients in Central

Florida, created the Pink Ribbon

Garden, the first-of-its-kind organic,

shared garden, in Lake Druid Park.

The garden is a 29-foot-by-17-foot

raised vegetable bed in the shape

of a breast cancer awareness ribbon.

The wood is painted pink. The

bed is in the center of the Lake Druid

community garden, one of 17 in the


Orlando Commissioner Patty

Sheehan said that many people

made the garden a reality and encouraged

people to “grow some


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Lowe’s as active co-sponsors. The

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Since opening two years ago,

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“I have always admired the chefs

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diners have the difficult, yet delicious,

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sweet potatoes, asparagus and a

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pea succotash, beech mushroom

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Chef Woolf’s creative flair is evident

in the beautiful balance of seasonings,

textures and acids that each

dish encompasses.

For the evening’s finale, guests can

indulge in heavenly rum raisin bread

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One of the most popular cocktails is

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“I like to think my food is approachable

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Bay Hill residents Jeff and

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people for the Chipping Away at

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Greater Orlando as the night’s beneficiary.

Kathy is a board member

for the organization. Attendees enjoyed

food, drink, a silent auction

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Kathy Burt (fourth from left) of Bay Hill and her husband, Jeff (not pictured), co-host a fundraising event

to benefit Family Promise of Greater Orlando. Pictured are board members and staff (l. to r.) Antony Larry,

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Ocoee speaks

at the city’s

Memorial Day


Ocoee residents commemorated

Memorial Day with a ceremony at

Ocoee Lakeshore Center. Ocoee

resident and retired Army 1st Sgt.

Daniel Kalagian was the keynote

speaker. Daniel was on active

duty in the 1980s and then

began his 23-year career with the

Bridgeport Police Department in

Bridgeport, Connecticut. During his

military career, he served in Iraq

and Guantanamo Bay after 9/11.

He now is as the new

commander of the

West Orange VFW

Post 4305 in Winter

Garden and also leads

a service platoon with

The Mission Continues,

a veteran-led nonprofit

that helps veterans

transform their drive to

serve from the military

to the civic community.

The Memorial Day ceremony

included a processional

to the Ocoee

Memorial Wall, where a

wreath was set in place.

Allyson Bellochi,

a senior at Ocoee

High School, sang

the National Anthem;

and Ely Martinez, an

OHS junior, played taps to honor

fallen soldiers.

n Palm Lake

Emma Boyer, the daughter of

Dr. David and Donna Boyer of

Palm Lake residents Dr. David and

Donna Boyer congratulate their

daughter, Emma, on her graduation from

Keck School of Medicine at the University

of Southern California.

Palm Lake, graduated

from Keck

School of Medicine

at the University of

Southern California

as a physician assistant. Emma also

graduated from Dr. Phillips High

School in 2004, and she will interview

and begin practicing in

Orlando this summer.

n Windermere

Mitesh and Vicky Popat of

Windermere, CEO and marketing

manager of PlantOGram, respectively,

were invited to be a part of

the Race to Erase MS Gala in Los

Angeles for the second year. The

couple donated sanum and sohum

During the Race to Erase MS Gala, celebrities such as Kris

Jenner (far left) bid on orchids donated by Windermere residents

Mitesh (far right) and Vicky Popat of PlantOGram.

orchids for an auction to raise money

for the cause. Many of the celebrities


in attendance bid on the unique

plants. Race to Erase MS is dedicated

to the treatment and ultimate

cure of multiple sclerosis. Funding research

is the core focus of the foundation,

and all funds raised support

the Center Without Walls program,

a selected network of the nation’s

top MS research centers.

n Windermere Crossing

Kelsey Collazo of Windermere Crossing

graduates from Florida State University College of

Nursing as valedictorian.

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• Florida Gulf Coast University

graduates included Dr. Phillips

residents Lauren Dowd,

Bachelor of Arts from the

College of Arts and Sciences;

Christopher Endicott, Bachelor

of Science from the Marieb College

of Health & Human Services;

Sydnei McCaskill, Bachelor of

Arts from the College of Arts and

Sciences; and MetroWest resident

Nicholas Olson, Bachelor

of Arts from the College of

Arts and Sciences.

• Timothy Moore of

Windermere graduated

from Champlain College with

a Bachelor of Science in communication.


• Windermere resident

Melany Rossy graduated

from Troy University.

• Phillip Shehan of

Windermere graduated from

Centre College with a Bachelor

of Arts in economics.

• Elizabeth Walker of

Winter Garden graduated

from Quinnipiac University

with a Master of Business


Kelsey Collazo, a 2013 graduate

of West Orange High

School and resident of Windermere

Crossing, was named valedictorian

of Florida State University’s 2017

College of Nursing class. She also

earned the prestigious honor of being

named an FSU Garnet and

Gold Scholar and made straight A’s

throughout her college career. Kelsey

plans to move to San Diego and eventually

become a nurse practitioner.

n Et Al

Congratulations to the following

Southwest-area residents on their recent


• Winter Garden resident

Victoria Bartell graduated from

Union University with a Bachelor of

Science in nursing.

• Jacob Dale of Winter Garden

graduated from The Citadel with a

bachelor’s in electrical engineering.

Southwest resident and Wheaton

College student Ciera Horton was

awarded first place in the creative

nonfiction category of the 2017

Lowell-Grabill Creative Writing

Contest. Sponsored by the English

department at Wheaton College,

the annual contest is open to undergraduates.

Categories include fiction,

creative nonfiction and poetry.

Two members of the Bucket List

Hiking Club climbed the summit

of Mount Kilimanjaro. Bay Hill

resident and club founder Matt

Durfee and Isleworth resident

Anthony Lightman dedicated

the task to their deceased fathers.

Located in Tanzania in East Africa,

Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest

free-standing mountain in the world


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summit. In total, it took the duo seven

days to reach the top and climb

back down.



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dependable available, we do rely on others for

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n Prepare for hurricane


With the 2017 hurricane season

upon us, the officials of the Florida

Department of Health — Orange

County encourage residents to make

preparations that can help ensure

safety in the event of severe weather.

Preparation tips include:

• Determine risks to your home,

property or business.

• Develop or update an emergency

evacuation plan, and review the

plan carefully with your family. Don’t

forget to include pets.

• Assemble a disaster supply kit.

• Strengthen your home and complete

any needed repairs.

• Identify your trusted sources of

information for any severe weather

event or hurricane.

• Prepare an emergency preparedness

kit, including water (at

least one gallon a day per person),

nonperishable packaged or

canned food (enough for at least

three to seven days), any necessary

medications, a first aid kit,

flashlights with extra

batteries, pet care items

and important documents

stored in a waterproof


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n School siting

ordinance updated

Southwest resident

and Orange County

Mayor Teresa Jacobs

and the board of county

commissioners joined Orange

County School Board Chairman

Bill Sublette, Southwest resident

and Orange County Public

Schools Superintendent Barbara

Jenkins, and OCPS board

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establishes standards for OCPS to

build new schools and renovate

existing sites, including charter

compiled by Lauren Salinero schools.

OCPS grew by nearly 6,000 students

this year and is the secondfastest

growing district in Florida.

During the past 13 years, the school

district has opened 43 new schools

to accommodate growth, and six

new schools are slated to open next

year, including two in Southwest



Southwest resident and Orange County Mayor Teresa

Jacobs and Orange County School Board Chairman

Bill Sublette participate in a ceremonial signing of the

updated school siting ordinance.

members to announce the passing

of the updated school siting

ordinance and participated in a

ceremonial signing. The updated

ordinance, which was passed at

a recent commissioners meeting,

n MBA Orlando named NGLCC

Chamber of the Year

The National Gay & Lesbian

Chamber of Commerce, the business

voice of the LGBT community,

named Metropolitan Business

Association of Orlando as

its 2017 NGLCC Chamber of the

Year. Each year, the organization’s

winner is seen as a role model for

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“MBA Orlando is creating new,

exciting opportunities for its members

and for local businesses to

thrive throughout Central Florida,”

said Justin Nelson, NGLCC cofounder

and president. “Executive

Director Kellie Parkin and the

dedicated board of directors and

volunteers have fostered consistent

growth in membership, programming

and corporate partnerships,

and inspiringly served as a valued

hub of support for the entire

Orlando community following the

Pulse nightclub tragedy.”

n Day of Action volunteers


Volunteers are needed June 21,

on Heart of Florida United Way’s

ninth annual Day of Action, to

participate in literacy-related projects

and help distribute books to

children at several HFUW partner

agencies, including Boys & Girls

Clubs of Central Florida, Orlando

Day Nursery, UCP of Central

Florida, and Winter Park Day

Nursery, among others.

United Way’s Day of Action is a

communitywide volunteer event that

aims to reduce summer reading loss,

which is the gradual decline of reading

proficiency while children are

away from the classroom. By providing

low-income students with access

to books, the nonprofit hopes

to encourage reading and enhance

literacy during the summer months.

Last year, HFUW distributed more

than 20,000 books to 2,300 local


To register or learn more about

volunteer opportunities during Day

of Action, email volunteer.center@

hfuw.og or visit www.hfuw.org/dayof-action.

n Challenge is on to find

homes for shelter animals

For the second year in a row, animal

shelters in Orange, Seminole

and Osceola counties launched the

Great Summer Challenge, a summerlong

effort to see which shelter

can garner the highest percentage

of adoptions, reunifications and releases

among the community’s three

“open admission” shelters. Openadmission

shelters are public animal

shelters, which means they do not

ever turn away a dog or cat in need.

In 2016, the challenge helped facilitate

more than 5,000 adoptions,

reunifications with lost families, and

releases to foster and rescue partners.

Last year, Seminole County

Animal Services took home the title

after increasing its live-release numbers

by 14.2 percent, helping 953

animals. Osceola County reported

966 animals successfully released,

and in Orange County, 3,370 animals

were either adopted, reunified

or released to rescue and foster


To look for animals available for

adoption, officials at the shelters encourage

residents to visit in person

or view their websites and Facebook



Jeannette Bajalia, founder

and president of Woman’s Worth,

was invited to speak at Florida

Hospital for Women during the

Total Well Being event, part of a

series in partnership with Florida

Hospital designed to proactively

educate women in, or working

toward, retirement on issues pertaining

to health, retirement and

financial planning. Florida Health

is empowering its team and those

it serves to manage a full spectrum

of lifestyle issues, including holding

on to wealth by holding on to


Orlando Health opened its

new Team Member Center at 55 W.

Gore St., the new “front door” for

potential Orlando Health employees.

The $12 million project includes

a 1,175-square-foot lobby/waiting

ROYAL Landscape Nursery

• Topiaries

• Shrubs

• Trees

• Fruit Trees

• Crape Myrtles

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Health reveals

its new Team

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area with three private interview

rooms that are equipped for teleconference

interviews. The center also

features an open application room

with six desktop computers and

seats. Applicants can apply online

using the computers or apply from

anywhere in the world using their

own devices, making the organization’s

application process entirely


Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza

officials announced the restaurant

has a new rewards program,

Coal Fired Club, where patrons

are rewarded for eating the food

they love. Once registered, members

will receive a complimentary

personal pizza and continue to

earn rewards every time they dine

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Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza begins a

rewards program.

West Orange Chamber of

Commerce representatives held

an anniversary celebration for Dawn

Gilmore Productions. 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 wochamber.com.

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The Rotary Club of Lake

Buena Vista Foundation Inc.

held its inaugural Charity Challenge

Golf Event at Disney’s Magnolia

Golf Club. The tournament raised

funds to support local Rotary programs

for youth, such as Rotary

Youth Exchange, Rotaract Club at

the University of Central Florida

Rosen School, Interact Club at

Freedom High School, and Rotary

Youth Leadership Awards.

The event featured a Challenge

Traveling Cup Award, which any

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compiled by Lauren Salinero

of the teams could have won. The

cup will be returned to the LBV

Rotary Club during the next Charity

Challenge Golf Event and must be

won again by whichever team has

the best score. It also will list the

company, if sponsored, and the four

players on that team. The first team to

win was Brinkerhoff Financial Group,

composed of Eric Boylan, Sean

Henderson, Matt Golembieski

and Mike Micallef.

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Hammond is

named general

manager of the

Orlando Magic.

Jeff Weltman

is named president

of basketball

operations of the

Orlando Magic.

Rotary Club of Lake Buena Vista President Jean Campana (far left) and Charity

Challenge Golf Event Master of Ceremonies Dawn Grigsby (far right) congratulate the

winners of the inaugural Challenge Traveling Cup Award, (l. to r.) Matt Golembieski, Eric

Boylan, Sean Henderson and Mike Micallef.

Officials of the Orlando

Magic announced two additions

to their managerial team: John

Hammond as general manager

and Jeff Weltman as president of

basketball operations.

Hammond brings more than 35

years of coaching and administrative

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last nine seasons as general manager

of the Milwaukee Bucks. During his


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26 years in the NBA, his teams have

made 15 postseason appearances.

Weltman served as assistant general

manager under Hammond for

five seasons, from 2008-13, and also

worked with him in Detroit. He recently

completed his fourth season with

the Toronto Raptors and first as general

manager. Weltman joined the

Raptors as executive vice president of

basketball operations in 2013.

Garrett Milchin, a 2016 graduate

of The Classical School of

The First Academy, hit his first

home run and earned his first save

for the University of Florida Gators

baseball team.

The city of Ocoee Parks and

Recreation Department hosted its annual

Big Orange Games at Ocoee

High School. The event gives

physically challenged

youth an opportunity to

participate in sporting

events, where they can

show that “disabled”

doesn’t mean “unable.”

Participants showcased

their skills in a fun environment

with the support

of friends, family,

volunteers and staff.

Ocoee is the only

municipality in Central

Florida that hosts an

event like this. The city

has sponsored the competition

for more than

10 years. Athletes competed

in the following

track and field events:

60-, 100-, 220-, 440-

and 880-yard dashes;

club, discus, shot put

and softball throws; and

long jump. The competition

was followed by

an awards ceremony

recognizing the athletes’


(Front, l. to r.) AJ Gutzmer, Ryan Duffy, Gabriel Rodriguez, TD Cross, (middle, l. to r.) Morgan

Deaton, Joey Stubblebine, Zach Miller, Jeremiah Fontana, Liam Sweeney, Mason Henrichsen,

David Dupuis, Jacob Strong, and (back, l. to r.) coaches Phil Miller, Dennis Pope and David Duffy

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Dr. Phillips Little League’s

Dodgers baseball team battled

through storms, injuries, tough

competition and a hard-fought

double-header against the Mighty

Brewers to capture the Spring 2017

Majors District Tournament. The

boys were led by coaches David

Duffy, Dennis Pope and Phil

Miller, and team mom was Erika


Orlando hosted the Flag

Football World Championship

Tour over Memorial weekend.

The family-friendly event had

brackets for adults, youth, men

and women, all competing for a

$30,000 purse. Partial proceeds

were donated to Honor Courage

Commitment Inc. and 22Kill, two

organizations dedicated to helping

the nation’s veterans.

In addition to flag football, the

event also featured Blaster Battle,

a massive toy pistol fight that took

place at Simmers-Young Park in

Winter Haven. Participants fell short

of the 2,289 needed to break the record

for the largest toy pistol fight;

however, children and adults had a

great time battling each other with

Nerf gear.

WalletHub released a report

on 2017’s best and worst cities for

basketball fans. To find the best

cities for professional and college

basketball fans, the company’s analysts

compared 293 of the largest

cities across 17 key metrics, ranging

from the performance level of each

city’s NBA and NCAA Division 1

teams to ticket prices to stadium accessibility.

The scores ranged from 1

(best) to 147 (worst).

Orlando ranked No. 1 in NBA

fan engagement, second in NBA

stadium capacity, ninth in average

ticket price for an NBA game, 13th

in NBA attendance, 26th in performance

level of NBA team, and 125th

in minimum season ticket price for

an NCAA Division 1 game. Overall,

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Orlando ranked 10th and was

second among midsize cities.

Registration is open for Give Kids

The World’s Challenge for Hope, the

Coolest 5K on the Planet. Formerly

known as the Gingerbread Run,

the Challenge for Hope allows participants

to walk, run, roll or stroll

through GKTW’s storybook village

while helping to create the happiness

that has inspired hope for thousands

of children and their families.

The 5K will take place Nov. 11 at

210 S. Bass Road in Kissimmee.

For more information or to register,

visit www.gktw.org/events.

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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 Cornerstone Publishing &

Multi-Media LLC 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.

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n Charities/Fundraisers

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


June 22 — Walk A Mile In Her


Harbor House of Central Florida’s fifth

annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes,

including music, food trucks and vendors,

starts at the Orange County

Courthouse and ends at Dr. Phillips

Performing Arts Center. Participants

strap on stilettos, slip on slingbacks

or prance in pumps for the walk.

Sponsorships are available. Time: 5

p.m. for check-in and 6 p.m. for the


event. Proceeds benefit Harbor House

of Central Florida. For more information

or to register, visit wam2017.kintera.org.

June 23 & 24 — Mascot Games

Amway Center hosts the 24th annual

Mascot Games, sponsored by New

Hope for Kids and presented by Wawa.

Twenty-four of the best and most popular

mascots from across North America

join Orlando Magic’s Stuff for the

annual competition. Time: Friday at

12:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m.

Cost: Tickets start at $12, with proceeds

benefiting New Hope for Kids,

which provides support to children and

families grieving the death of a loved

one and grants wishes to local children

with life-threatening illnesses. For more

information, visit amwaycenter.com or


July 22 — Celebrating

Independence Gala

Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave.,

Orlando, hosts Center for Independent

Living’s annual Celebrating Independence

Gala, including an orange-carpet

entrance, silent auction, complimentary

cocktails, dinner and the presenting of

this year’s Beverly Chapman Legacy

Award to Andy Gardiner. Time: 6:30-

9:30 p.m. Cost: $80, with proceeds

benefiting CIL’s mission to create a fully

inclusive community in Central Florida

and continue helping people impacted

-by disabilities. For more information,

call 407-623-1070, ext. 131; or email


n Children’s/Teen


Through June 29 — Teen

Volunteers Needed

compiled by Lisa Sagers

The Orlando Public Library seeks Teen

Library Corps volunteers between the

ages of 13-18. Participants volunteer

twice per week for three-hour shifts.

Must be dependable, punctual, willing to

complete assigned projects/tasks, and

a team player. For more information,

email youthservices@ocls.info or visit


Through Aug. 5 — Summer Reading


Orange County parents can register

their children in fun, educational

camps, classes and events at

16 library locations across Orange

County as part of the Orange County

Library System’s Summer Reading

Program. Except for a handful of

camps that require a small materials

fee, all the library’s Summer Reading

Program events are free to OCLS

cardholders. For more information,

visit at_ocls.info/srp.

n Events/Performances

June 15-Aug. 5 — Movie Series

As part of its 2017 Summer Movie

Series, Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant

St., Winter Garden, presents the following

movies on select evenings in June,

July and August: Thursday Vintage

Favorites are The Sting on June 15;

To Kill a Mockingbird on June 22; The

Wizard of Oz on June 29; Citizen

Kane on July 6; The Good, the Bad

and the Ugly on July 13; Frankenstein

on July 20; Seven Brides for Seven

Brothers on July 27; and Meet Me

in St. Louis on Aug. 3. Time: 7 p.m.

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A Tribute to Audrey Hepburn Series on June 24, The

Godfather trilogy on July 15, Star Trek series on July

22, and The Blondes of Alfred Hitchcock series on Aug.

5. For more information, call 407-877-4736 or visit


June 16 — Movie In The Park & Food Truck Event

As part of Ocoee’s Movie in the Park & Food Truck

events, Bill Breeze Park, 125 N. Lakeshore Drive, hosts a

screening of Sing, presented by Illumination. In addition,

Friends of Ocoee History Preservation representatives

will give tours of the Withers-Maguire House, which

was built in 1888. Time: 6-9 p.m. for food trucks; the

movie starts at 8:30 p.m. The movie viewing is free,

and food truck prices vary. For more information, call

407-905-3180 or visit www.ocoee.org.

June 16 & 17 — American Roadtrip Performances

Calvary Assembly, 1199 Clay St., Winter Park,

hosts performances of Central Florida Community

Arts’ American Roadtrip, performed by the 155-piece

CFCArts Symphony Orchestra. Time: 7:30 p.m. Cost:

$10 for advance general seating, $15 for prime seating,

and $25 for priority seating. Children 12-younger

are free. Tickets will be available at the door for $15

(general seating) and $25 (priority seating). For more

information, call 407-937-1800, ext. 710; or email


June 17 — Hot Dogs, Cool Cats Adopt-A-Thon

Orange County Animal Services, 2769 Conroy Road,

Orlando, hosts the Hot Dogs, Cool Cats Adopt-a-

Thon, during which there are reduced adoption fees

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for animals, and all adopters receive a special goody

bag. Time: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, call

407-836-3111 or email animalservices@ocfl.net.

June 24 — Book Launch Celebration

The Albertson Room at Orlando Public Library, 101 E.

Central Blvd., Orlando, hosts a book launch celebration

for Kiss Me Kill You by Larissa C. Hardesty. The author

will read from the book, answer audience questions and

sign books. Books will be available for purchase. Time:

1-2:30 p.m. For more information, call 407-835-7323

or visit www.ocls.info.

June 24 — Fourth Of July Celebration

The Hyatt Regency Atrium at Orlando International

Airport hosts the annual Liberty Weekend Orlando

Philharmonic Performance. This year’s theme is “From

Sea to Shining Sea.” Time: 7:45 p.m. Admission is free,

as well as three complimentary hours in the parking

garage. (Please do not use SunPass/E-pass). For more

information, call 407-825-2055.

July 4 — All American Kids Parade & Breakfast

The Winter Garden Masonic Lodge, 230 Bay St., Winter

Garden, hosts the 14th annual All American Kids Parade

& Breakfast, including entertainment, fun activities and

IDs for children. Time: 8-10 a.m. for breakfast; the

parade begins at 10 a.m. (line up at 9:45 a.m.). For

more information, call 407-656-3244.

July 4 — Fireworks At The Fountain

Downtown Orlando’s Lake Eola Park hosts the

40th annual Fireworks at the Fountain, including

children’s activities, live music, food and beverages

available for purchase and a fireworks display.

Time: 4-10 p.m. Fireworks are at 9:10 p.m. Admission is

free. For more information, visit www.cityoforlando.net/


n Miscellaneous

Through June 30 — Don Quijote Award

Nomination Deadline

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando

and Prospera officially opened nominations for the 20th

annual Don Quijote Awards. Categories are Hispanic

Business of the Year (five years or less), Hispanic Business

of the Year (more than five years), Professional of the

Year, Excellence and Hispanic Community Champion.

(Winners will be announced at the Don Quijote

Awards Gala on Dec. 9.) Nominations are accepted



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through June 30 and must be submitted

through the event’s official website at


June 17, 24 & July 1 — Farmers


Winter Garden Farmers Market, voted

No. 1 in America, takes place at 104

S. Lakeview Ave., Winter Garden. The

market has more than 150 vendors, and

there is a new parking garage next to the

event. Time: Saturdays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

June 22 — Food Truck Takeover

MetroWest Food Truck Takeover takes

place in Veranda Park near 2121 S.

Hiawassee Road, Orlando. Time: the

fourth Thursday of each month from

6-9 p.m. For more information, visit


June 26 — Drop-In Chess Game

The S.C. Battaglia Memorial Winter

Garden Library, 805 E. Plant St., hosts

a drop-in chess game for all skill levels.

Staff will be available for instruction, as

well as chess sets and rule sheets. All

ages are welcome. Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

For more information, call 407-835-

7323. To register, visit calendar.ocls.


July 1 — Food Truck Night

Summerport Village Food Truck Night,

a family-friendly event that features a

variety of food trucks, local vendors,

live music and children’s activities,

takes place at 13790 Bridgewater

Crossing Blvd., Windermere. Time: the

first Saturday of every month from 5:30-

9 p.m.

n Networking/Clubs

Ongoing — Mah-Jongg Players

Needed For New Group

Experienced American mah-jongg players

are needed for a new weekly group.

As soon as there are enough members,

the group will play at Westerly’s

Restaurant in MetroWest Golf Club,

2100 S. Hiawassee Road, Orlando.

Time: Wednesdays at 1 p.m. Participants

should bring their current national mahjongg

cards, mah-jongg sets and $4 in

change to play. For more information

and to sign up, call Renee, 407-219-


Ongoing — Running Club for Women

Moms Run This Town, a women’s running

club with more than 10,000 members

nationwide, invites local women to get

together to run/walk/jog and socialize.

Diamond Rug Gallery

In The Marketplace At Dr. Phillips

Nineteen Years of Service in the Oriental Rug Business …

At Diamond Rug Gallery, our services are comprehensive, expert in quality,

and utilize only the finest and most authentic materials and craftsmanship.

These are just some of the cleaning and restoration services we perform:

Professional hand-washing and foundational deep-cleaning using only

all-natural cleaning products

We buy, sell and trade all

types and sizes of Oriental rugs

• Color restoration

• Reweaving • Hand-fringing

• Repair of curled sides

• Patching and mending of holes

and tears

• Moth damage repair

• Fine padding • Size reduction

• Professional appraisal

Diamond Rug Gallery

in The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips

7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite #152,

Orlando, Florida 32819


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All skill levels (from beginning walkers

to experienced marathoners) are

welcome, and an encouraging and

informative online support community

is provided. To join the Orlando chapter,

visit www.facebook.com/groups/

centralflorida.mrtt. For more information,

email mrttcentralfl@gmail.com or visit


Ongoing — Members Needed

The West Orange Women seeks women

of all ages to join its social group

where they “build friendships while

helping others.” The 200-plus members

enjoy more than 25 fun activities

each year. For more information, visit


Ongoing — Members Needed

The Baby Boomer Bunch of Southwest

Orlando seeks members for its social

group, which consists of men and

women, single and married, born

between 1946-64. Activities include dining

out and more. For more information

or to sign up, visit www.meetup.com/


July 5 — Orlando Story Club


The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive, Orlando,

hosts a meeting of the Orlando Story

Club, during which anyone who wishes

to tell a personal story has a chance

to put their name in a hat. Selected

individuals showcase their storytelling

for the enrichment of the local

community. Time: first Wednesday of

every other month from 7-9:30 p.m.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Cost: $5 at

the door with an optional donation

for different Orlando philanthropic

organizations. For more information,

visit www.orlandostoryclub.com

or www.orlandoslice.com.

n Support Groups

July 11 — Support Group Meeting

For Caregivers

The Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource

Center sponsors a free support group

meeting for caregivers in the Suite 281

Conference Room (next to the south

elevators on the second floor) at Health

Central Hospital, 10000 W. Colonial

Drive, Ocoee. Time: second Tuesday of

each month at 6 p.m. For more information,

call 407-843-1910 or visit


July 13 — Cancer Support Ministry

Building A, Room 201, at St. Luke’s

United Methodist Church, 4851 S.

Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando,

hosts a cancer support group for

individuals and families affected by

cancer. All faiths are welcome. The

meeting, led by cancer survivors

and caregivers, is open to all cancer

patients, survivors, caregivers and

loved ones in the community. Time:

the second Thursday of each month

from 6:30-8 p.m. For more information

or to RSVP, call 407-876-4991,

ext. 262; or email care@st.lukes.org.

July 17 — Stroke Support Group


The Winter Park Civic Center, 1050

W. Morse Blvd., Winter Park, hosts

a free meeting of the BCenter’s

Stroke Support & Social Group.

A deli-style lunch is provided.

Reservations via email are requested to

valerie@bcenter.com. Time: third

Monday of each month from 12:30-

2:30 p.m. For more information, call


n Volunteer


Ongoing — Volunteers/Docents


Oakland Nature Preserve, 747

Machete Trail, Oakland, seeks adults

interested in learning about the history,

wildlife, plants and restoration

efforts at ONP to volunteer at the preserve

to greet visitors, help answer

questions and lead a tour from time to

time. Workdays are Mondays and/or

Saturdays. For more information, email


or visit www.oaklandnaturepreserve.

org/guide. To register online, visit


Ongoing — Volunteers Needed

The Mustard Seed of Central Florida,

12 Mustard Seed Lane, Orlando,

seeks volunteers who can help with

donation sorting, mattress recycling,

warehouse maintenance, administrative

work, special events or general

maintenance. For more information,

call 407-875-2040, ext. 110; or email


Ongoing — Volunteers Needed

The Florida Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Program, which advocates for quality

long-term care, seeks volunteers.

Training is provided. For more information,

call 888-831-0404 or visit


Contributions to Community Bulletin Board are

welcome. Please send information six weeks

before the event to P.O. Box 851, Windermere, FL

34786; or email Lisa@kearneypublishing.com. ª

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Windermere, FL 34786

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