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24 x July 20 - August 2, 2017 x www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com Live Well at Home with Home Care Assistance • Contract-free in-home care services ranging from short-term to 24/7 care. • Experienced with advanced care needs, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. • Compassionate, reliable support for meals, transportation, personal care, and more. • The only home care agency with Cognitive Therapeutics, an activities-based program to promote brain health. Call us today. 407-232-7155 5178 Dr. Phillips Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819 HomeCareAssistanceOrlando.com I AHCA # 299994419 CONTINUED FROM PAGE 23 Serene Shbaklo of Windermere Preparatory School; and Jessica Meena of The First Academy. Many schools throughout the area are holding Meet the Teacher nights next month. Contact your local school for details and exact times. Those that have released dates are Bay Meadows Elementary, Aug. 11; Palm Lake Elementary, Aug. 10; Thornebrooke Elementary, Aug. 11; Westbrooke Elementary, Aug. 10; Whispering Oak Elementary, Aug. 10; Windermere Elementary, Aug. 11; and The First Academy, Aug. 7. The Florida Afterschool Network hosted a statewide municipal summit about after-school and expanded learning in conjunction with the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Learners to Earners Education Summit in Orlando. Supported by the National League of Cities, the event highlighted a wide range of local elected officials from cities across the state. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer served as host and was joined by featured speaker Chancellor Hershel Lyons from the Florida Department of Education, Florida League of Mayors Incoming President and Windermere Mayor Gary Bruhn, and Jacksonville City Council President-Designate Anna Lopez Brosche. “After-school and summer programs improve school performance, increase work preparedness, reduce juvenile crime and promote healthier lifestyles,” Mayor Dyer said. 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. School News is welcome and may be mailed to P.O. Box 851, Windermere, FL 34786; or emailed to Lauren@kearneypublishing.com. ª 407-757-2241

On June 23, the Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association celebrated the success of the 2017 Teacher Academy Program. The luncheon celebration, held at Valencia College — West Campus, featured a keynote address by Brian Wong, general manager of the Celebration Suites Hotel, as well as recognition of www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com x July 20 - August 2, 2017 x 25 TOURISM UPDATE submitted by Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association the 15 Central Florida educators and lodging establishments they shadowed. Central Florida educators shadow hospitality industry leaders for a week during the 2017 Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association Teacher Academy Program. The annual Teacher Academy Program, a weeklong job-shadowing experience, partners Central Florida educators with lodging establishments to better understand the various career opportunities in the hospitality industry. This awareness allows educators to guide students in the many career choices within the hospitality industry and enhance their curriculums to reflect real-world workforce needs. CFHLA commends the following education partners in the 2017 Teacher Academy Program: Cypress Creek High School, Dr. Phillips High School, Gateway High School, Paul J. Hagerty High School, Jones High School, Lake Howell High School, Orange Technical College, Poinciana High School, Seminole High School, Wekiva High School and Zenith School. ª PREMIER SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY IS PROUD TO WELCOME JOHN GORDON TO THE SOUTHWEST ORLANDO TEAM! Now you have a choice Buy or Borrow Designer Maternity clothes from our Maternity Boutique John joins Premier Sotheby’s International Realty with over 15 years of experience. Orlando Magazine recognized his real estate success by naming him one of Orlando’s Top 100 Realtors for 2016. John’s knowledge of the area and new developments, combined with his attention to detail and personalized approach make him an outstanding resource for his customers. Visit our store or check our website for details JOHN R. GORDON, P.A. c 407.488.8802 o 407.581.7888 john.gordon@premiersir.com johngordon.premiersothebysrealty.com 7600 Dr. Phillips Boulevard, Suite 32 | Orlando, Florida 32819 Sotheby’s International Realty® and the Sotheby’s International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each office is independently owned and operated. *Summer Landscape by Vincent Van Gogh used with permission. 1201 Winter Garden Vineland Road, Suite 2 Winter Garden, FL 407-877-3400 Mon - Sat www.minefornine.com 20% OFF on purchase of New Items Only Not valid with Other discounts