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26 x July 20 - August 2, 2017 x n Dr. Phillips family needs help A Dr. Phillips family had their lives forever changed when Emily Nelson was shot four times outside her family’s apartment June 11. Emily is a 16-yearold student at Dr. Phillips High School. As a result of Emily’s injuries, her mother, Andrea, will be unable to resume work as a caregiver at The Russell Home for Atypical Children. Emily, who lives with her mom and three younger siblings, will require ongoing care and rehabilitation. Employees of The Russell Home have set up a GoFundMe page in Emily’s name to raise money for bills associated with her care and the household living expenses. Those who wish to contribute can visit www.gofundme. com/help-andrea-with-emilys-care. n Political Alliance officials announce 2017 board of directors The West Orange Political Alliance, a nonprofit, nonpartisan NEWS & BUSINESS BRIEFS organization that operates as a political committee recognized by the Florida Division of Elections, announced the slate for its 2017 board of directors. The organization, led by Chairman Jeff Milhausen, named its new vice president, Camille Evans, and secretary, Nick Asma. Craig Swygert joined as the board’s newest sponsor member. Other members are Kurt Ardaman, Austin Arthur, Melanie Becker, David Billsborough, Derek Blakeslee, Debbie Clements, Mark Griffith, Jeff Jonasen, Gerald Jowers, Randy June, Tim Keating, Gary Merideth, Charles Roper, Adrianna Sekula, Michelle Strenth, Beth Thibodaux, and ex-officio members Joe Alarie and Stina D’Uva. compiled by Lauren Salinero n HFUW holds Day of Action Heart of Florida United Way sponsored its ninth annual Day of A member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida’s Walt Disney World branch picks out five books to take home during Heart of Florida United Way’s Day of Action. Action, a communitywide volunteering event aimed at providing local children in low-income households with books to read during the summer months. This initiative hopes to prevent the “summer slide,” which is the loss of reading proficiency while students are out of the classroom. More than 100 United Way volunteers sorted through book donations and participated in projects, including reading aloud to children and playing word games. As part of the event, children received books, a book bag and journal. Last year, HFUW distributed more than 20,000 books to 2,300 children in Central Florida. CONTINUED ON PAGE 28 407.877.2260 Tap Jazz Hip-Hop Ballet Pointe Lyrical Contemporary Dance With Me Creative Movement Tumbling Musical Theater Aerial Silks Dance Team & More! THE STUDIO WILL BE OPEN FOR REGISTRATION July 20, 25, 27 - 11am to 2pm July 31, Aug 4 - 10am to noon and 1pm to 5pm Aug 8-10 - 9am to noon Online registration also available CLASSES START AUGUST 14!!!! 1201 Winter Garden-Vineland Rd. • S.R. 535 and Hwy. 50 Follow us on Facebook @footworksds Back-to-Dance giveaways while supplies last x July 20 - August 2, 2017 x 27 HOME AUTO BUSINESS LIFE THE TRUTH Most people do not realize what is missing from their policy until it’s too late. The big risks are in the small details. Let’s do it differently! ETON BRIDGE INSURANCE Call us at 407-351-3331 Sherri Asadi President Call Eton Bridge to learn the risks and know the details. 7625 W. SAND LAKE ROAD, SUITE 201 • ORLANDO, FL 32819