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14 x August 3 - 16, 2017 x CONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 low-income families to purchase their first homes, is named in memory of Jesse and Caroline Green, who are well-known for their philanthropy and pioneering volunteer efforts in the west Orange community. “We are thrilled to celebrate the groundbreaking of these Habitat homes in our community,” said Jim Gustino, president of West Orange Habitat for Humanity. “We foresee these three homes as an anchor for our future plans in the historic east Winter Garden area, and we are incredibly excited to be working with the city of Winter Garden as it rolls out its visionary plans for continued enhancements to the area.” West Orange Habitat will oversee the construction of single-family residences, targeted to begin in September, using sustainable materials and environmentally friendly building and landscaping practices. n MetroWest MetroWest resident Victoria Mei returns to the United Kingdom to participate in West End Stage. Ten-year-old Victoria Mei of MetroWest is preparing to return to London’s West End this summer, having been accepted to take part in West End Stage, the United Kingdom’s premier theatrical summer school for young people ages 8-21. She will perform at Her Majesty’s Theatre in the heart of West End, home to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera. Victoria was inspired to apply for West End Stage through her interest in the performing arts after performing at Acting Up Theatre Academy and Shine In the Limelight. After her amazing experience at West End Stage last year, she raised the tuition money herself to be able to return this year. Victoria will be put through the paces in singing, dance and drama, as well as take part in specific industry-based workshops led by West End stars. She will also attend the hit West End musical Wicked, after which she will have the opportunity to question the cast during a private Q&A session and participate in a master class led by some of the cast members. n Ocoee Ocoee resident Eve Metlis of Watson Realty Corp. was named one of America’s most productive sales associates as part of Real Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents, the newly issued ranking report produced by Real Trends and sponsored by Zillow Group. She is now a member of America’s Best Real Estate Agents and ranked No. 202 for the state of Florida. ONLY $300 a month LOVELY 2-MILE RIDING AREA IN THE PARK! Central Florida’s Largest Selection of Office Furniture 50,000-Sq.-Ft. Showroom 440 West Kennedy Blvd. 407-316-0101 • New • Used • Scratch ‘n Dent It's Sizzlin' Summertime! Please call to set up an appointment to view the facility 407.246.4486 Bill Frederick Park 3401 S. Hiawassee Rd. | Orlando, FL Landscape Design & Installation Landscape Maintenance Residential & Commercial Irrigation Design & Installation Irrigation Repair & Maintenance 407-217-4062 $ 50 OFF* NEW customer landscape service of $500+. Offer code: NCM 50 13506 Summerport Village Pkwy., #274 Windermere, FL 34786

n Turnburry x August 3 - 16, 2017 x 15 Eve Metlis of Ocoee earns a ranking in Real Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents. n Sand Lake Pointe Neighbors in the Turnburry subdivision celebrate the Fourth of July with an annual parade. Steven Murphy (right) of Sand Lake Pointe skis Park City, Utah, with John Murphy on a subzero day. The subdivision of Turnburry sponsored its annual Fourth of July patriotic parade, during which neighbors joined in wearing red, white and blue and holding flags. Children and pets — including chickens and a duck — gathered with the crowd in their decorative wear, as well. After marching, friends welcomed new neighbors and enjoyed refreshments. CONTINUED ON PAGE 16 Welcome to Dr. Phillips' Newest and Largest Oriental Spa, Acu-Massage Clinic! No contracts to sign, no memberships, no hassle — just a great massage!!! We have clean, private rooms; couples rooms; soft music; hot stones and hot towels, plus new staff members Located in Dr. Phillips near some of Orlando's finest dining destinations and behind Barnes & Noble Bookstore in the Phoenicia Center.