28 x June 15 - July 5, 2017 x www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com CONTINUED FROM PAGE 27 Indoor Heated Pool HOME OF PEDIASWIM AND THE SOUTHWEST STARS SWIM TEAM Aquatic Survival Skills Ages 6 Months to Adults Private / Group Swimming Lessons SouthWest STARS Swim Team INFO@SOUTHWESTAQUATICS.COM | WWW.SOUTHWESTAQUATICS.COM at 19,341 feet. Anthony and Matt braved temperatures well-below freezing and battled a blizzard with lightning strikes for the entire 7.5-hour midnight final ascent to the summit. In total, it took the duo seven days to reach the top and climb back down. Anthony Lightman (left) of Isleworth and Matt Durfee of Bay Hill climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Although we try to ensure that all information 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. In Your Neighborhood news is welcome and may be mailed to P.O. Box 851, Windermere, FL 34786; or emailed to Lauren@kearneypublishing.com. ª
n Prepare for hurricane season 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 container. For more information, visit www.floridahealth.gov/ programs-and-services/ emergency-preparednessand-response/index.html. 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 www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com x June 15 - July 5, 2017 x 29 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 Orlando. NEWS & BUSINESS BRIEFS 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 other chambers and raises the bar for impacting the LGBT business CONTINUED ON PAGE 30 CHECK DETAILS ONLINE 40 40 FOR DAYS DOLLARS THANK YOU FOR VOTING US BEST W I N NEW N E R BUSINESS! Best Of 2015 Southwest W I N N E R $7 ALL DAY SUNDAY $10 ALL DAY FRIDAY & SATURDAY WE HAVE MOVED TO SUITE 101! 407-341-7318 6735 Conroy Rd., Ste. 101, Orlando, FL 32835 WWW.ORLANDOPOWERYOGA.COM Tel: 321-978-6075 JOIN US NOW!!! 100% COMMISSION! BEST COMMISSION PLAN! HURRY-LIMITED POSITIONS AVAILABLE! FULL BROKER SUPPORT! FREE E&O INSURANCE! ONLY$55 / MONTH! NO OTHER FEES! EVER! Please call us at 321-978-6075 for a confidential interview!