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Sept. 21 - Oct. 5, 2017 | Since 1986<br />

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TABLE OF CONTENTS<br />

H O M E A U T O B U S I N E S S L I F E<br />

FOODIE FOR THOUGHT .................................................................... 5<br />

Dinner's Ready!<br />

BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT ....................................................................... 8<br />

Shopping in a Special Way! / Dynasty Gallery & Gifts<br />

TOURISM UPDATE ............................................................................. 9<br />

MATTER OF HEALTH ......................................................................... 10<br />

Help for Hernias / Florida Hospital Medical Group<br />

FACES & PLACES ............................................................................. 12<br />

SOUTHWEST SPORTS ...................................................................... 19<br />

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD ............................................................. 22<br />

NEWS & BUSINESS BRIEFS .............................................................. 25<br />

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD ....................................................... 28<br />

SOUTHWEST SERVICE DIRECTORY ................................................... 32<br />

SCHOOL NEWS SEEN .................................................................... 33<br />

Solar Eclipse at Holy Family Catholic School<br />

BUSINESS PROFILE .......................................................................... 34<br />

Raising the Bar on Real Estate / Stockworth Realty Group<br />

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FOODIE FOR<br />

THOUGHT<br />

Dinner’s Ready!<br />

Tasty Tips That Make Family Dinners Possible<br />

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“Family meals are a great way to<br />

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It is also a chance to slow down and<br />

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“I love the freezer-meal concept,”<br />

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single recipe and have a freezer-meal<br />

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you need to know to get started.<br />

Make sure to date and label freezer<br />

meals, and squeeze out as much air as<br />

possible to prevent freezer burn.<br />

Slow Cooker to the Rescue<br />

There’s nothing more satisfying than<br />

coming home from a hectic day to the<br />

enticing smell of a ready-to-eat meal. Fill<br />

your crockpot in the morning (or even<br />

prep the ingredients the night before),<br />

plug it in and enjoy black-eyed peas<br />

with ham, sloppy joes, hearty soups or<br />

pulled chicken for tacos. Double the recipe<br />

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Sheet Pan Magic<br />

These one-pan wonders involve<br />

cooking protein, vegetables and seasonings<br />

in the oven on an 18-by-13-<br />

inch sheet pan.<br />

“The beauty of this method is convenience:<br />

one pan and minimal work,” said<br />

Ocoee mom Ev Janssen.<br />

She likes the rich textures and flavors<br />

of sheet pan cooking, and the natural<br />

sweetness of roasted vegetables is<br />

a family crowd-pleaser. The varieties<br />

are endless — simply toss meat or fish<br />

and veggies with olive oil and spices.<br />

Visit www.mealpreponfleek.com<br />

and search “sheet pan meals” for easy,<br />

one-pan recipes and other meal-prep tips.<br />

Grab & Go<br />

Make a quick stop at the market for rotisserie<br />

chicken, steamable green beans,<br />

whole wheat rolls and sliced fruit, and<br />

dinner is on the table in minutes. Several<br />

local restaurants, like Axum Market Cafe,<br />

offer family-style meals for pickup, and<br />

Whole Foods and Fitlife Foods in Dr.<br />

Phillips specialize in healthy heat-andserve<br />

meals to fit every lifestyle, from vegetarian<br />

and gluten-free to high-protein<br />

and comfort food. (Fitlife Foods also<br />

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at your doorstep.<br />

The Shipt app makes ordering groceries<br />

for home delivery a snap. The list feature<br />

makes it easy to place repeat orders<br />

or create recipe-driven ingredient lists.<br />

Sheet Pan Fajitas<br />

To save time, set the timer on your<br />

oven so it can preheat on your way<br />

home. Find this and more recipes online<br />

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Ingredients:<br />

1 pound chicken breasts, thinly sliced<br />

1 each: red, yellow and green pepper,<br />

sliced<br />

1 onion, halved and sliced<br />

1/4 cup olive oil<br />

2 teaspoons chili powder<br />

1 teaspoon cumin<br />

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder<br />

Pinch of chili flakes<br />

1 teaspoon salt<br />

1/2 teaspoon pepper<br />

8-12 taco-sized tortillas<br />

Sour cream, salsa and sliced avocado<br />

for garnish<br />

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on sheet pan with chicken and vegetables.<br />

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the edge. Cook 25-30 minutes until<br />

chicken is cooked and vegetables<br />

are soft but have a crisp edge. Heat<br />

tortillas in tin foil during the last 3 to<br />

4 minutes. Serve with warm tortillas,<br />

salsa, sour cream and avocado. ª


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A Penny And A Piggy Bank<br />

Importance of Estate Planning<br />

by: Kristen M. Jackson / Attorney<br />

People talk about it. Experts write about it. Some think it is<br />

only for the wealthy. Others believe it is only for the old. So, how<br />

do you determine if an estate plan is right for you? First, you need<br />

to understand what an estate plan does, what it includes, and what<br />

control it gives you to make decisions today for events that happen<br />

in the future.<br />

An estate plan is a collection of legal documents in which you<br />

tell others what to do when you die or if you become incapacitated. For example, an<br />

estate plan allows you to name who will receive your assets when you die. An estate<br />

plan lets you select the person who will care for you if you become incapacitated. An<br />

estate plan lets you appoint a guardian for your minor children if you and your spouse<br />

die or are no longer competent to care for them yourselves.<br />

Whether you have nothing more than a “penny and a piggy bank” or a lavish<br />

estate, without an estate plan, you lose control of what happens after you die or<br />

become incapacitated. Without an estate plan, the courts, not you, will control what<br />

happens to your assets, you, your minor children, and more.<br />

What is Your Estate?<br />

Your estate is the sum of all your assets including your home and other real estate;<br />

IRAs, certificates of deposits, pension plans and other retirement programs; stocks,<br />

stock options, and other securities; bank accounts; furniture, jewelry, cars and other<br />

tangible personal property; life insurance proceeds; money owed to you; business<br />

interests; and any other item you own that can be assessed with a value.<br />

The plan determines when and how to use those assets during your life if you are<br />

unable to manage your finances, and, who can use those assets to care for your loved<br />

ones when you are gone.<br />

What Does an Estate Plan Look Like?<br />

Estate plans are customized to fit your individual needs. However, most estate<br />

plans include the following documents:<br />

1. Last Will and Testament – A will names a personal representative (also known as<br />

an executor) who will manage your estate. A will instructs that personal representative<br />

how and to whom to distribute your assets. A will also designates a guardian for<br />

your minor children if both you and your spouse die or become incapacitated.<br />

2. Living Trust – A trust allows you to control your assets during your lifetime<br />

and instruct how, when, and to who your assets are to be distributed upon<br />

your death. When you die without a living trust, your estate is managed and<br />

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A properly drafted trust may also eliminate or diminish estate taxes.<br />

3. Durable Power of Attorney – A durable power of attorney appoints a<br />

person to execute agreements, transact business, write checks, and manage your<br />

financial and legal affairs. You determine if this person can exercise these powers<br />

immediately or only upon your incapacitation.<br />

4. Health Care Surrogate Designation – A designated surrogate makes<br />

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5. Living Will – A living will instructs medical personnel that life-prolonging<br />

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6. Declaration of Pre-need Guardianship – A declaration of pre-need<br />

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So, remember, whether you have but a “penny and a piggy bank” or a<br />

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BUSINESSSPOTLIGHT<br />

Shopping in a Special Way!<br />

Dynasty Gallery & Gifts is<br />

one of the longest-standing multibrand<br />

stores in the Ocoee community.<br />

It carries popular brands<br />

such as Pandora, Alex and Ani,<br />

Swarovski crystal, Brighton collectables<br />

and more!<br />

The Dynasty family is dedicated<br />

to providing outstanding customer<br />

service and invites clients<br />

to experience shopping in a special<br />

way. From the moment guests<br />

enter the store, they are greeted<br />

by staff who are eager to assist<br />

them in finding the perfect gifts<br />

for loved ones or themselves!<br />

By walking through Dynasty, it<br />

is apparent that it is organized<br />

by brand for shopping convenience.<br />

Also, don’t forget to walk<br />

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Dynasty is loved by its community,<br />

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a large variety of products<br />

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brands such as Lokai, Pura<br />

Vida Bracelets and The Elephant<br />

Pants. It also allows shoppers<br />

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Exclusive in-store events are another<br />

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Gallery & Gifts community. It recently<br />

hosted a bridal expo that<br />

featured fine jewelry and gifts<br />

for brides, as well as their bridesmaids,<br />

and it hosted a yoga event<br />

themed around one of its newest<br />

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A critical part of any successful<br />

lodging establishment operation<br />

and customer service experience<br />

is the housekeeping staff. During<br />

the week of Sept. 10-16, communities<br />

and lodging properties worldwide<br />

recognized and “saluted”<br />

the hardworking men and women<br />

in housekeeping departments as a<br />

part of International Housekeeping<br />

Week.<br />

On Aug. 28, Orlando Mayor<br />

Buddy Dyer presented Central<br />

Florida Hotel & Lodging<br />

Association hoteliers and housekeepers<br />

with an official Orlando<br />

Housekeeping Week Proclamation.<br />

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TOURISM UPDATE<br />

submitted by Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association<br />

On behalf of the City of Orlando,<br />

Mayor Dyer extended the proclamation<br />

as an “appreciation to our<br />

Central Florida housekeepers, managers<br />

and custodial staff and suppliers<br />

for maintaining high professional<br />

and industry standards and to honor<br />

these individuals for their contributions<br />

to Central Florida’s largest<br />

industry.”<br />

CFHLA representatives encourage<br />

all Orange County residents to<br />

take the time and thank their housekeeping<br />

personnel during their next<br />

vacations, as these individuals are<br />

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City of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer (front, sixth from left) recognizes Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association hoteliers and their housekeeping staff members. ª<br />

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when part of an organ, usually<br />

the intestines, sticks through a weak<br />

point or tear in the thin muscular<br />

wall that holds the abdominal organs<br />

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prior surgery, excessive lifting or<br />

you can be born with a hernia that<br />

may not become symptomatic until<br />

later in life.<br />

Most hernias occur in the groin<br />

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Hernias generally get larger with<br />

time and usually do not resolve<br />

on their own. In fact, though more<br />

than 5 million Americans suffer<br />

from hernias, less than 1 million<br />

of them seek treatment, because<br />

they are nervous about surgery.<br />

The good news is advancements<br />

in minimally invasive hernia repairs<br />

mean smaller incisions and faster<br />

recovery.<br />

During surgery, the bulging tissue<br />

or organ is placed back inside the<br />

muscle wall, and the muscle tissue<br />

is repaired. For hernia repairs in the<br />

groin area, a small piece of plastic<br />

mesh may be used to fix the defect<br />

in the muscle tissue. Most people recover<br />

from a hernia surgery within<br />

two to four weeks.<br />

When a Hernia<br />

Is an Emergency<br />

A hernia that cannot be pushed<br />

back into the abdominal wall using<br />

pressure may be trapped or<br />

strangulated. Without treatment, a<br />

The Showcase<br />

strangulated section of the intestine<br />

will die, because the blood supply<br />

is inadequate. A strangulated hernia<br />

may cause nausea, vomiting<br />

or both. Other symptoms include<br />

sudden pain that quickly intensifies;<br />

a bulge that turns red, purple<br />

or dark; and an inability to move<br />

your bowels or pass gas. Urgent<br />

surgery is required for strangulated<br />

hernias.<br />

Though there are several different<br />

types of hernias, common symptoms<br />

can include:<br />

• Bulge under the skin, the groin,<br />

naval area or sites of previous<br />

operations.<br />

• Burning sensation in the groin.<br />

• Pain when lifting, coughing or<br />

straining while urinating or having<br />

bowel movements.<br />

• Pain may be sharp, sudden or<br />

both.<br />

• Pain may be dull.<br />

• Pain may get worse at the end<br />

of the day or when standing for long<br />

periods of time.<br />

• Severe, continuous pain with<br />

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Oftentimes, when shopping, going to the doctor, choosing a<br />

school or making other decisions, it is easy to overlook the fact<br />

that every business is run by people. They could be your neighbors,<br />

parents of your children’s friends, or even fellow members<br />

of your church. It can be easy to see a business as just a business,<br />

but the staff of the Southwest Orlando Bulletin wanted to<br />

help you get to know the faces in the background. Get a deeper<br />

view of the people behind your local companies and an indepth<br />

look at what each place has to offer in our first Faces &<br />

Places.<br />

Dr. Shahid Usmani, Dr. Shaista Usmani, Dr. Bindu Parekattil, Wellington Esquea, PA-C<br />

Personalized Care<br />

with Compassion<br />

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1551 Boren Drive, Suite A • Ocoee, FL 34761<br />

Conveniently located near Walmart. Just minutes from MetroWest, Winter Garden and Windermere.<br />

Call 407-395-2037 www.OcoeeKidsDocs.com<br />

Buena<br />

Vista Family<br />

Dentistry<br />

Ximena Aldea, D.M.D., has<br />

been a family dentist in the Southwest<br />

Orlando area since 2005. It has<br />

been a dream of hers to own and<br />

establish her own dental practice<br />

for many years. Her dream will finally<br />

come to fruition next month.<br />

In her new practice, Buena Vista<br />

Family Dentistry, she will continue<br />

to provide the excellent and caring<br />

treatment she’s been known for.<br />

Dr. Aldea will incorporate new technologies<br />

and techniques to ensure<br />

her patients’ dental visits are a pleasurable<br />

experience. Dr. Aldea received<br />

her dental education at Nova<br />

Southeastern University College of<br />

Dental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale.<br />

She provides an array of services,<br />

including root canals, metal-free fillings,<br />

porcelain crowns and veneers,<br />

composite bonding and smile whitening,<br />

for the entire family. She is a<br />

certified provider of Invisalign. Dr.<br />

Aldea prides herself on excellent<br />

patient education and rapport, and<br />

believes that trust and confidence<br />

are the cornerstones of a good relationship<br />

with her patients. Dr. Aldea<br />

has been named as one of Orlando’s<br />

Top Dentists in Orlando magazine by<br />

her peers every year for a decade.<br />

She looks forward to seeing you and<br />

your family at her new home, Buena<br />

Vista Family Dentistry. For more<br />

information, call 407-930-0060.<br />

Charles Schwab<br />

Michael S. Wytiaz, CFP, is<br />

an independent branch leader of<br />

a Charles Schwab franchise in<br />

Windermere. The branch offers<br />

investors local access to a suite of<br />

investing and personal finance guidance,<br />

tools and products, including<br />

Schwab’s portfolio management<br />

expertise, insights and specialists.<br />

Wytiaz has been a life and honor<br />

roll member of the Million Dollar<br />

Round Table association of financial<br />

professionals for more than 25 years<br />

and is a member of the Financial<br />

Planning Association.<br />

Dynasty<br />

Gallery & Gifts<br />

Dynasty Gallery & Gifts’ diverse<br />

team consists of individuals who<br />

have an immense amount of knowledge,<br />

experience and passion to<br />

offer. Chris Bell, Cynthia Carreiro,


Mike Clark, Rachel Rainer, Ashley<br />

Ramlochan and Serena Ramsewaksing<br />

are all proud representatives of Dynasty.<br />

Management feels honored to lead the successful<br />

boutique with the support of its team and the<br />

community. “The appreciation we have for our<br />

customers is unconditional, and the relationships<br />

we have created will live on within the community.”<br />

Dynasty Gallery & Gifts is located at 1067<br />

S. Clarke Road in Ocoee. For more information,<br />

call 407-522-4400.<br />

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Endocrine<br />

Associates of Florida<br />

Endocrine Associates of Florida, located<br />

at 1510 Citrus Medical Court in Ocoee, offers<br />

services for adult diabetes, thyroid and other metabolic<br />

diseases. Dr. José Mandry and his staff<br />

are happy to address patients’ individual needs<br />

and provide them with the information and recommendations<br />

for necessary therapy. The staff<br />

is bilingual and fluent in Spanish. The practice is<br />

also involved in clinical research studies, therefore<br />

keeping abreast of new treatment options<br />

and methods to help better treat its patients. They<br />

have nutritional classes and can offer diabetic<br />

educational classes. Endocrine Associates participates<br />

with most major medical insurances and<br />

can schedule new patients promptly. At Endocrine<br />

Associates of Florida, patients are always treated<br />

with respect and the full attention of Dr. Mandry.<br />

For more information, call 407-480-4830 or visit<br />

www.jmandry.com.<br />

Florida Center<br />

for Hormones &<br />

Wellness<br />

John Carrozzella, M.D., has been a practicing<br />

physician for more than 30 years. He is<br />

currently focused on the nontraditional<br />

medical specialties<br />

of hormone replacement, sexual<br />

health and dysfunction, nonsurgical<br />

cosmetics, health and<br />

wellness, anti-aging and integrative<br />

medicine. He is a firm<br />

believer that quality of life is an<br />

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of longevity. Through<br />

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history and diagnostic<br />

testing,<br />

Dr. Carrozzella<br />

is able to develop<br />

and offer the<br />

best individualized<br />

treatment<br />

plan for each<br />

client based on<br />

their needs and<br />

goals. He goes the extra mile so<br />

that his patients can function higher<br />

physically, mentally and sexually.<br />

Dr. Carrozzella is an advanced fellow<br />

of the American Academy of<br />

Anti-Aging and Aesthetic Medicine,<br />

and a member of the International<br />

Society for Sexual Medicine and the<br />

International Society for the Study<br />

of Women’s Sexual Health. Dr.<br />

Carrozzella and his team use a compounding<br />

pharmacy, giving them the<br />

ability to provide their patients the<br />

treatment they need while eliminating<br />

unnecessary ingredients commonly<br />

found in mass-produced medications.<br />

This allows for accurate dosing,<br />

Changing lives<br />

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We cannot turn back<br />

the hands of time, but we can help<br />

to slow down the clock! For more information,<br />

call 407-507-3837 or visit<br />

www.hormonesandwellness.com.<br />

Holy Family<br />

Catholic School<br />

Two words — faith and family —<br />

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School stand. Its staff is proud to have served<br />

Southwest Orlando for more than 60 years. Two<br />

pillars of the community, the Rev. John Giel and<br />

Principal Sister Dorothy Sayers, help Holy<br />

Family achieve a blend of spiritual fulfillment and<br />

top academics every day. Its mission to serve others<br />

is exemplified by the charitable works of its congregation<br />

and its student body alike. Father John,<br />

a staunch supporter of Catholic education, continues<br />

to serve tirelessly after dedicating his life to the<br />

Catholic faith decades ago. The same could be<br />

said of Sister Dorothy, who greets the nearly 700<br />

students in preschool through grade 8 every morning<br />

at the school gates, as she has done for more<br />

than 20 years. As a matter of fact, Sister Dorothy<br />

is celebrating her 50th year serving in the Catholic<br />

Order of the Religious Sisters Filippini this month<br />

with a Jubilee Celebration on Sept. 30. (See HFCS’s<br />

ad in this issue to purchase tickets.) The staff of<br />

HFCS are always happy to welcome new members<br />

and new families into its “holy family.” For more<br />

information, visit www.holyfamilyorlando.com or<br />

www.hfcschool.com.<br />

Massage Envy<br />

Massage Envy Dr. Phillips is adding a variety<br />

of new services to its membership program.<br />

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Microderm Infusion is a breakthrough treatment<br />

that exfoliates, extracts and uses precision-timed<br />

hydration to deliver the most effective skin resurfacing<br />

results. The company also partnered with PCA<br />

Skin to administer chemical peels that improve skin<br />

health using a unique blend of advanced ingredients<br />

to increase cell turnover and encourage the<br />

shedding of dead skin cells. Schedule your session<br />

for fast, noticeable results that help improve the<br />

skin’s tone, texture and hydration.<br />

Ocoee Pediatrics<br />

Bindu Parekattil, M.D., has<br />

been practicing as a board-certified<br />

pediatrician since 2000.<br />

She graduated from Boston<br />

University School of Medicine<br />

in 1997. In 2011, she settled in<br />

Windermere and has been<br />

working with Drs. Shahid and<br />

Shaista Usmani since 2012<br />

in Ocoee. She is passionate in<br />

her role as a pediatrician to take care of all aspects<br />

of preventative and acute medical care. Her goal is<br />

to establish strong relationships with families in order<br />

to provide a caring, capable medical home for their<br />

children. For more information, call 407-395-2037<br />

or visit www.ocoeekidsdocs.com.<br />

Orlando<br />

Premier Music<br />

Instruction<br />

Orlando Premier Music Instruction is the<br />

place to find the highest quality local music lessons<br />

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Orlando Premier Music Instruction:<br />

Where does your beat begin?<br />

Private In-Home Lessons | After-School Classes | MusicFirst<br />

Classes include:<br />

Preschool and Beginner Piano<br />

Guitar (Beginner and Adult)<br />

Vocal Expressions<br />

Comedy/Improv<br />

Musical Theater/Intro To Drama<br />

Dance FX<br />

MusicFirst (Infant/Toddler/PreK)<br />

visit our website<br />

www.orlando-premier-music-instruction.com<br />

or email opmi@opmi-lessons.com for more info.<br />

Dr. Jose Mandry<br />

• Diabetes Mellitus<br />

• Thyroid Disease<br />

• Lipid Abnormalities<br />

• Metabolic Diseases<br />

New Patients Welcome!<br />

Se Habla Español<br />

We are currently recruiting people who are interested<br />

in a new oral medication for diabetes<br />

and for high cholesterol.<br />

Call Today For More Information<br />

and to Schedule Your Appointment<br />

407-480-4830<br />

1510 Citrus Medical Court, Ocoee, FL 34761<br />

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for piano, guitar, voice, woodwind,<br />

brass, drums, art and more. Its professional,<br />

friendly music teachers<br />

offer flexible lesson scheduling and<br />

lessons that suit your style, ability<br />

and personal needs. They also provide<br />

after-school music classes in the<br />

areas of piano, guitar, dance, vocal<br />

expression, musical theater and intro<br />

to drama in several locations around<br />

the area. OPMI is offering a new program<br />

called OPMI MusicFirst. This<br />

unique, cutting-edge “mommy and<br />

me” style of music curriculum is an<br />

affordable, research-based program<br />

that is fine-tuned to enhance the<br />

development of a child’s neurological<br />

connections, music intelligence,<br />

singing skills, sensitivity to beat, expressive<br />

movement, musical memory<br />

and preferences. Each parent/child<br />

in the class has the opportunity<br />

to work with a highly trained, talented<br />

and energetic instructor on a<br />

weekly basis over the course of six<br />

weeks. For more information, email<br />

opmi@opmi-lessons.com or visit www.<br />

orlando-premier-music-instruction.com.<br />

Simmonds<br />

Dental Center<br />

The motto at Simmonds Dental<br />

Center is “Changing lives, one<br />

smile at time,” which is exactly what<br />

it does. The staff is unique, because<br />

they truly treat their patients like family.<br />

Simmonds Dental Center has<br />

provided dental care for patients in<br />

the MetroWest and surrounding<br />

communities for the past nine years,<br />

and it is happy to have contributed<br />

to the robust growth of the area. The<br />

staff understand the reservations that<br />

some patients have when going to<br />

a dentist, so they aim to soothe their<br />

fears and take care of their dental<br />

needs in a relaxing environment. At<br />

Simmonds Dental Center, the staff<br />

puts its patients' needs and comforts<br />

first. They love what they do, and<br />

overcoming patients' fears is their<br />

specialty, as there are few joys more<br />

rewarding than seeing a once fearful<br />

patient become completely at<br />

ease in the chair. The office has also<br />

been able to give back to the community<br />

by hosting an annual Free<br />

Dental Day, during which the staff<br />

provides dental care to those who<br />

are less fortunate at no charge. They<br />

believe that it is their mission and<br />

purpose to serve using the abilities<br />

God has blessed them with. For more


information, call 321-558-7635 or<br />

visit simmondsdentalcenter.com.<br />

Southern<br />

Realty Group<br />

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THE heartbeat OF THE COMMUNITY<br />

Mike and Teresa Stewart<br />

founded Southern Realty Group<br />

LLC 12 years ago and serve the<br />

Southwest Orlando, Windermere,<br />

Dr. Phillips and Winter Garden<br />

areas. As multimillion dollar producers,<br />

they have been recognized<br />

by the Orlando Regional Realtors<br />

Association as a Top Producer in<br />

the Gold Level. Their no-nonsense<br />

approach to real estate has proven<br />

to be effective in both buying and<br />

selling. Finding the right home is just<br />

the beginning. Mike and Teresa are<br />

there every step of the way, beginning<br />

with negotiating and finalizing<br />

the contract, inspections, appraisals<br />

and closing. They specialize in residential<br />

sales, leasing, property management,<br />

second home and estate<br />

management, and commercial sales.<br />

Want to know more? Contact them<br />

for a private, no-obligation consultation.<br />

They assure complete confidentiality<br />

and promise total objectivity.<br />

Whether you are looking for real<br />

estate services now or in the future,<br />

Mike and Teresa’s singular goal is to<br />

help you achieve the best results. For<br />

more information, call 407-766-9826<br />

(Mike) or 407-493-3057 (Teresa), or<br />

visit www.srgflorida.com. ª<br />

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SOUTHWEST SPORTS<br />

compiled by Lauren Salinero<br />

Florida League is accepting applications<br />

from schools to participate in<br />

the 2018 Florida League High School<br />

Invitational. For the first time, there<br />

will be four weeks of baseball tournament<br />

play. More than 100 schools<br />

from 10 states have participated in the<br />

FLHSI during the past 11 years.<br />

Players who have come through<br />

Sanford Memorial Stadium include<br />

MLB stars Javier Baez, Greg Bird<br />

and Francisco Lindor, and more<br />

than two dozen other All-Americans.<br />

Games will be held from March 12-16,<br />

March 19-23, March 26-30 and April<br />

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visit www.floridaleaguetournaments.com.<br />

Former American artistic gymnast<br />

Shannon Miller inspired young<br />

gymnasts at United Flip Force in<br />

Clermont. She talked about her<br />

present-day activities and answered<br />

questions from the young gymnasts<br />

before posing for photographs and<br />

autographing items, such as leotards,<br />

Windermere resident Cady Aruanno (right) meets<br />

gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Shannon Miller.<br />

T-shirts, cellphone cases and posters.<br />

Among those who met the champion<br />

was Windermere resident Cady<br />

Aruanno.<br />

Miller was the 1993 and 1994<br />

world all-around champion, 1996<br />

Olympic balance beam champion,<br />

1995 Pan American Games<br />

all-around champion, and a member<br />

of the gold medal-winning<br />

Magnificent Seven team at the<br />

1996 Olympics. With a total of<br />

seven medals, she also is the most<br />

decorated U.S. gymnast, male or<br />

female, at the Olympic Games.<br />

With a combined total of 16 world<br />

championships and Olympic medals<br />

between 1991-96, she is the<br />

second-most decorated gymnast<br />

in U.S. history and the 10th-most<br />

decorated gymnast from any country<br />

by her individual medal count.<br />

Miller was also the most successful<br />

American athlete at the 1992<br />

Olympics, winning five medals.<br />

United States Tennis Association<br />

is celebrating Hispanic Heritage<br />

Month with Spanish-language communications<br />

and profiles<br />

of players and events<br />

throughout Central and<br />

South Florida. As part of<br />

its Hispanic Outreach initiative<br />

launched in 2013,<br />

USTA Florida is hosting<br />

Tenis para Todos family<br />

festivals to bring families<br />

together on the tennis<br />

courts. The free events<br />

include family-friendly<br />

activities and program<br />

information for children<br />

and adults in each of the<br />

areas.<br />

In addition, the USTA<br />

National Campus, located<br />

at 10000 USTA<br />

Blvd. in Orlando, will<br />

host Development Camp<br />

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Community Sessions<br />

Welcome to Dr. Phillips' Newest and Largest<br />

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plus new staff members<br />

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behind Barnes & Noble Bookstore in the Phoenicia Center.<br />

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Nikki Redelijk recently competed<br />

at the United States Tennis<br />

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Championships in San Diego. The<br />

15-year-old, who trains at IMG<br />

Academy in Bradenton, placed second<br />

out of the 256 draw of the best<br />

16-year-olds in the nation.<br />

& 18s National Championships in<br />

Michigan. He is also competing in<br />

international championships.<br />

The 2017 Florida League<br />

Celebrity Golf Tournament will be held<br />

Nov. 13 at Interlachen Country Club. It<br />

is the nonprofit’s biggest fundraiser of<br />

the year, as 30 foursomes from around<br />

the country descend on Central Florida<br />

to take part in the event.<br />

The Pairings Party on Nov. 12 will<br />

include a meet-and-greet with tournament<br />

celebrities, an open bar,<br />

heavy hours d’oeuvres, guest speakers<br />

and a live auction. The tournament<br />

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During a three-hour televised match,<br />

Redelijk lost the singles finals in three<br />

sets. She won the doubles final, after<br />

which she was offered a wild card<br />

for the junior qualifying draw at the<br />

US Open. At the US Open, Redelijk<br />

won two three-set matches against a<br />

couple of the top-60 juniors-under-18<br />

in the world and qualified for the<br />

main draw, where she beat the No.<br />

28 junior-under-18 in the world. In her<br />

last match, she lost to an Italian player<br />

3-6, 4-6. In doubles, she tied 6-2,<br />

4-6; but lost to a third-set tiebreaker.<br />

Redejilk has a bright future ahead<br />

of her. Her brother, Jori, also<br />

competed at the USTA Boys 16s<br />

noon. Competing foursomes will be<br />

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Florida League is proud to have<br />

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Season openers at Dr. Phillips<br />

High School brought many victories.<br />

In the women’s golf opener,


senior Jennifer Jung shot a oneunder<br />

par 35 to take the opening<br />

match over Olympia High<br />

School. Junior Kate Goodin and<br />

senior Emma Hallson each closed<br />

with 51, while sophomore Mary<br />

Sosebee’s 55 finished out the top<br />

four scores for the Panthers.<br />

During the women’s volleyball<br />

season opener, junior Laura<br />

Misko finished with a team-high of<br />

13 kills and freshman Alicia Virthe<br />

had 11 more, as the Panthers dispatched<br />

Apopka High School.<br />

Senior Milexa Cardona was the<br />

top donor on the board with 44<br />

assists.<br />

Cross country teams opened<br />

the season at the Spikes and Spurs<br />

Classic. Senior Isabela Bartczak<br />

pushed herself into the school’s alltime<br />

top-10 list for the second time<br />

in her career. She finished third in a<br />

field of more than 400 runners with<br />

a time of 18:53 to lead the women’s<br />

cross country to a ninth-place finish<br />

among 23 competing teams. Men’s<br />

cross country put in a strong effort as<br />

well, placing 11th out of 23 teams.<br />

In DPHS’s season-opening meet,<br />

women’s swimming dominated<br />

Osceola High School, placing first and<br />

second in every event in a 221-53 victory.<br />

Seniors Caroline Grzeszczak<br />

(200 free, 100 free) and Roseleen<br />

Olivares (100 fly, 500 fly), and junior<br />

Kayla Smith (200 IM, 100<br />

back) took double victories while<br />

sophomore Samantha Horency<br />

won the 50 free and senior Paola<br />

Hernandez took the 100 breast. The<br />

Panthers also swept all three relays.<br />

Men’s swimming and diving opened<br />

its 2017 campaign with a thorough<br />

222-77 victory over Osceola High<br />

School. Junior Max Meisenheimer<br />

had victories in both the 50 free and<br />

500 free, as the Panthers took first and<br />

second in every event.<br />

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n Bay Hill<br />

Bay Hill resident and West Family<br />

Law Group founder Richard D.<br />

West was appointed to co-chair a<br />

Florida Bar Association ethics committee.<br />

For the second consecutive<br />

year, he was appointed to co-chair<br />

the Ad Hoc Bounds of Advocacy<br />

Committee. In this position, Richard<br />

helps lead the committee in updating<br />

the original Florida Bounds of<br />

Advocacy, which he helped draft 10<br />

years ago. He will also be lecturing<br />

on ethics to family lawyers attending<br />

the Marital and Family Law Review<br />

Course that will be held in Orlando<br />

in January 2018.<br />

n Dr. Phillips<br />

Dr. Phillips resident Stephanie<br />

Cook, a partner with Shuffield-<br />

Lowman, was selected as a 2017<br />

Legal Elite attorney by Florida Trend.<br />

The designation represents the top<br />

2 percent of the Florida Bar’s more<br />

than 67,000 members who practice<br />

in the state. Stephanie was honored<br />

in the practice area of commercial<br />

litigation. Florida Trend representatives<br />

collect ballots from Florida<br />

Bar members, asking lawyers to<br />

name attorneys who they hold<br />

in the highest regard and would<br />

recommend to others.<br />

n Windermere<br />

IN YOURNEIGHBORHOOD<br />

Stephanie<br />

Cook of<br />

Dr. Phillips<br />

is named a<br />

2017 Legal<br />

Elite.<br />

Windermere officials welcomed<br />

State Senator Victor Torres to a<br />

town hall meeting, where the senator<br />

compiled by Lauren Salinero<br />

discussed the recent state legislative<br />

session and shared his insights<br />

about what to expect in the next session,<br />

which will begin in January instead<br />

of the usual March start date.<br />

He also talked about his legislative<br />

priorities. Orange County Sheriff<br />

Jerry Demings spoke about<br />

crime trends in the area and educated<br />

attendees on the opiod crisis<br />

(L. to r.) Windermere Council members Jim O’Brien and Richard Montgomery, State<br />

Senator Victor Torres, Windermere Mayor Gary Bruhn, Orange County Supervisor of<br />

Elections Bill Cowles, and Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings attend a Windermere<br />

town hall meeting.<br />

gripping, not only Central Florida,<br />

but the nation. Supervisor of Elections<br />

Bill Cowles talked about the special<br />

House District 44 election taking<br />

place for Windermere residents<br />

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of local elected positions that will<br />

see new people due to term limits.<br />

Windermere Mayor Gary Bruhn<br />

shared his concerns with the way<br />

Tallahassee is treating local governments<br />

with their continual intrusion on<br />

home rule, local governments’ right<br />

to self-governance. Orange County<br />

Clerk of Courts and Southwest resident<br />

Tiffany Moore Russell spoke<br />

about the services that are available<br />

to Orange County residents, and<br />

Orange County Property Appraiser<br />

Rick Singh informed the group<br />

about the recently mailed tax notices<br />

and services they provide.<br />

n Et Al<br />

Congratulations to the following<br />

Southwest-area residents on their recent<br />

academic achievements:<br />

• Recent graduates from<br />

the University of Alabama include<br />

Kristina Armstrong of<br />

Celebration, Bachelor of Science<br />

in commerce and business administration;<br />

Kaitlin Breslin of Winter<br />

Garden, Bachelor of Science in<br />

aerospace engineering; Lauren<br />

Lane of Windermere, Bachelor<br />

of Arts in communication and information<br />

sciences; Caroline Montz<br />

of Ocoee, Bachelor of Science;<br />

Scott Moore of MetroWest,<br />

Bachelor of Arts; Brandon Morris<br />

of Windermere, Bachelor of Arts;<br />

Avi Nelson of Celebration, Master<br />

of Accountancy; Melody Schmidt<br />

of Southwest Orlando, Bachelor of<br />

Arts in communication and information<br />

sciences; and Carolyn Todd of<br />

Windermere, Bachelor of Science in<br />

civil engineering.<br />

• Windermere residents Olivia<br />

Cole, Bachelor of Arts from Orlean<br />

Beeson School of Education, and<br />

Madeline Sundberg, Bachelor<br />

of Arts from Howard College of<br />

Arts and Sciences, graduated from<br />

Samford University.<br />

• Graduates from the Georgia<br />

Institute of Technology include Justin<br />

Eng of Windermere, Master of Science<br />

in electrical and computer engineering;<br />

Xavier Galloway of Ocoee,<br />

Bachelor of Science in computer science;<br />

Tom Knight of Dr. Phillips,<br />

Master of Science in electrical and<br />

computer engineering; Alexander<br />

Recksiek of Ocoee, Master of<br />

Science in electrical and computer engineering;<br />

and Aaron Troan of Dr.<br />

Phillips, Master of Science in electrical<br />

and computer engineering.<br />

• Gregory Ferone of MetroWest<br />

graduated from Missouri Valley<br />

College with a Bachelor of Science<br />

in exercise science.<br />

• Emily Fleishman of Dr. Phillips<br />

graduated from the University of<br />

Findlay with a Bachelor of Science<br />

in business management.<br />

• Sara Ghassemi of Ocoee,<br />

Bachelor of Arts in journalism,<br />

and Andrew Hughes of Winter<br />

Garden, Bachelor of Arts in psychology,<br />

graduated from Baylor University.<br />

• Jacqueline Katta of<br />

MetroWest and Zamara<br />

Martinez of Dr. Phillips graduated<br />

from Graceland University, each<br />

with a Master of Science in nursing.<br />

• Dr. Phillips residents<br />

Alaaeddine Minyaoui, logistics<br />

management, and Dexter Wiley,<br />

computer science, graduated with<br />

bachelor’s degrees from the Florida<br />

Institute of Technology.<br />

• Juan Ramon Rivas of<br />

Winter Garden graduated from the<br />

University of North Georgia with a<br />

Bachelor of Science in sociology.<br />

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Baseball legend and Southwest<br />

resident Johnny Damon<br />

stopped by a Kids Beating Cancer<br />

luncheon to thank the group for<br />

all they are doing for children<br />

who need bone marrow transplants.<br />

The group is also gearing<br />

up for the Hats & Heroes<br />

Ball, its annual gala. This year,<br />

the organization celebrates its<br />

25th anniversary. The theme for<br />

this year’s gala is “The Phantom<br />

of the Opera Masquerade Ball.”<br />

Tickets and tables are available at<br />

www.kidsbeatingcancer.com.<br />

The Orlando Regi onal<br />

Realtors Association<br />

announced its 2017<br />

class of ORRA Young<br />

Professionals Network<br />

20 Under 40 Rising<br />

Stars in Real Estate<br />

award recipients. The<br />

notable young Realtors<br />

were selected by<br />

the ORRA Awards<br />

Committee for their demonstrated<br />

excellence in<br />

career and service to<br />

both community and<br />

the real estate industry.<br />

Among those awarded<br />

were Windermere<br />

(L. to r.) Celia Hartman, Sandra Gomez, Mary Kenny-Thwaites, Jennifer Diaz, Johnny<br />

Damon of Southwest Orlando, Donna Boyer of Palm Lake, Margaret Guedes, Dr. Francelis<br />

Gonzalez of Turtle Creek, and Cecelia Doctor-Marshall attend a Kids Beating Cancer luncheon.<br />

residents Juliana Boselli Neves,<br />

Chris Sapp and Deborah<br />

Schroeder; and Winter Garden<br />

residents Matthew Matin,<br />

Vanessa Pierce and Michael<br />

Thomas.<br />

Rotary Club of Lake Buena<br />

Vista hosted a visiting exchange<br />

student at a recent meeting. Eliska<br />

Vranova is visiting Central Florida<br />

for eight months from the Czech<br />

Republic and Slovakia. She was<br />

selected from several candidates to<br />

come to the community and stay with<br />

Rotary Club of Lake Buena Vista past President<br />

Rommel Mosquera welcomes new Rotary exchange<br />

student Eliska Vranova.<br />

a Rotary family while<br />

going to school and visiting<br />

various organizations.<br />

Eliska will share<br />

with Rotary members<br />

about herself and the<br />

Rotary communities she<br />

represents.<br />

Although we try to ensure that<br />

all information presented above<br />

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n Arnie’s Army goes nationwide<br />

Officials of the Arnie’s Army<br />

Charitable Foundation, the organization<br />

created to support golf legend<br />

Arnold Palmer’s lifetime mission of<br />

philanthropy, announced that Arnie’s<br />

March Against Children’s Cancer expanded<br />

its footprint to new markets<br />

nationwide. In addition to being one of<br />

the signature fundraising events at the<br />

Arnold Palmer Invitational presented<br />

by Mastercard, Arnie’s March Against<br />

Children’s Cancer is now part of the<br />

weekly lineup of special events at three<br />

premier PGA Tour events, including<br />

the recent World Golf Championships-<br />

Bridgestone in Akron, Ohio; the Dell<br />

Technologies Championship in Norton,<br />

Massachusetts; and the 2017 Tour<br />

Championship in Atlanta.<br />

Arnie’s March is a unique fundraising<br />

model that allows PGA Tour events and<br />

their local children’s hospital to showcase<br />

the strength and impact of their partnership,<br />

providing an opportunity to recognize<br />

and honor cancer patients, their<br />

families, hospital staff and community supporters.<br />

The goal of each Arnie’s March is<br />

to generate significant, local philanthropic<br />

support for the children’s hospitals in<br />

the unique ways that tour events provide.<br />

For more information or to make a<br />

donation, visit www.arniesarmy.org.<br />

n County employees give back<br />

The Orange County government<br />

was awarded a Chairman’s Award for<br />

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and businesses raised $17.7 million for<br />

Heart of Florida United Way’s 2016-17<br />

annual workplace giving campaign.<br />

compiled by Lauren Salinero<br />

NEWS & BUSINESS BRIEFS<br />

being one of United Way’s top corporate<br />

partners. Every Orange County<br />

employee is offered the opportunity to<br />

give back through payroll deductions,<br />

which has experienced nearly a 15 percent<br />

increase in each of the past two<br />

years. In fact, 30 percent of Orange<br />

County employees give to United Way<br />

through payroll deductions. This past<br />

year, hundreds of local individuals<br />

Orange County employees (l. to r.) Leslie King, Tracy Salem, Jon Weiss, Lavon<br />

Williams and Paulette Julien accept a Heart of Florida United Way Chairman’s Award.<br />

n Rescued whale returns to sea<br />

A female short-finned pilot whale was<br />

given a second chance at life after an<br />

extensive and complex return to the<br />

sea. The 725-pound whale beached<br />

herself in Dixie County. Discovered by<br />

beach-goers, rescue teams from the<br />

University of Florida and Clearwater<br />

Marine Aquarium assisted the whale<br />

and transported her to SeaWorld<br />

Orlando for continued medical<br />

intervention and rehabilitation.<br />

As soon as she was there, the pilot<br />

whale received 24-hour care from<br />

SeaWorld’s veterinary and animal<br />

care teams. She responded well to<br />

treatment and began to show signs of<br />

improvement almost immediately. She<br />

was able to swim on her own upon arrival<br />

and began eating fish within one<br />

day. The U.S. Coast Guard assisted<br />

with transportation, along with five<br />

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members of SeaWorld’s rescue team,<br />

to return the whale safely to the Gulf<br />

of Mexico.<br />

“We all watched her strongly swim<br />

away,” said Dr. Lara Croft, veterinarian<br />

at SeaWorld Orlando, who escorted<br />

the pilot whale through every step of her<br />

rescue journey. “This story has been a<br />

true collaboration, and we worked together<br />

with many dedicated partners.<br />

We are proud to be a part of this rescue,<br />

rehabilitation and successful release.<br />

This truly is why we all do what we do.”<br />

The National Oceanic and<br />

Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)<br />

encourages people to report sightings<br />

of dead, injured or entangled dolphins<br />

and whales to the Florida Fish and<br />

Wildlife Conservation Commission at<br />

888-404-3922.<br />

n OneBlood calls for blood<br />

donations<br />

OneBlood, a local nonprofit blood<br />

center serving the southeastern U.S., sent<br />

nearly 300 units of blood to Texas after<br />

the devastation of Hurricane Harvey.<br />

Rising flood waters and massive destruction<br />

prevented blood centers in Texas<br />

from being able to collect blood. The<br />

local center encouraged residents to donate<br />

blood, and blood supply will continue<br />

to be in need during the aftermath<br />

of Hurricane Irma and as hurricane season<br />

progresses. While all blood types<br />

are needed, there is an urgent call for<br />

O negative and O positive blood, as<br />

well as platelets and plasma donations.<br />

Generally healthy people age 16 and<br />

older who weigh at least 110 pounds<br />

can donate blood.<br />

For more information, call 888-936-<br />

6283 or visit oneblood.org/donate-now.<br />

n Foundation serves local<br />

high schools<br />

Fairwinds Credit Union launched a<br />

nonprofit, Fairwinds Foundation, dedicated<br />

to helping individuals create and<br />

achieve a path toward financial responsibility,<br />

security and freedom. The foundation,<br />

led by Executive Director Garry<br />

Capton, already selected two organizations<br />

for partnerships, sponsoring a<br />

Junior Achievement of Central Florida<br />

program as well as a program with<br />

the University of Central Florida. It will<br />

partner with Junior Achievement to serve<br />

as the exclusive banking sponsor of JA<br />

Finance Park Virtual, a virtual simulation<br />

exercise for high school seniors in economics<br />

classes. Participating Southwestarea<br />

schools are Dr. Phillips, Ocoee,<br />

Olympia and West Orange high<br />

schools.<br />

Already a long-standing partner and<br />

the official Student Banking Service<br />

Provider for UCF, Fairwinds will continue<br />

to support the university through its<br />

newly formed foundation. It will support<br />

UCF’s Centsible Knights financial literacy<br />

program, offering five $2,500 scholarships<br />

to UCF students that complete<br />

the program. Centsible Knights provides<br />

students with information and resources<br />

that enhance their financial knowledge<br />

and equip them to make sound financial<br />

decisions, including responsible spending<br />

and saving, student load management,<br />

credit evaluation, protection of<br />

financial information, and investment<br />

planning.<br />

For more information about the<br />

Fairwinds Foundation, visit www.<br />

fairwinds.org/foundation.<br />

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p.m. The program is customized for<br />

those with physical and cognitive challenges<br />

in an environment of support<br />

and inclusion for those in the special<br />

needs community. The event package<br />

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one-minute flights at the special price<br />

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n Charities/Fundraisers<br />

Sept. 23 — Beads For Beats 5K<br />

Dr. Phillips Community Park, 8249<br />

Buenavista Woods Blvd., Orlando, hosts<br />

the annual Beads for Beats 5K. All ages are<br />

welcome to register. Time: 8 a.m. The goal<br />

is to raise $10,000 to support B4B, which<br />

helps terminally and chronically ill children<br />

and their families. Pets are allowed in the<br />

park but not in the 5K event area or route.<br />

For more information, call 407-394-6567<br />

or visit www.beads4beats.org.<br />

Sept. 30 — 2017 Hats & Heroes<br />

Masquerade Ball<br />

Waldorf Astoria Orlando, 14200 Bonnet<br />

Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, hosts the<br />

2017 Hats & Heroes Masquerade Ball,<br />

including cocktail receptions, silent and<br />

live auctions, a raffle for diamond earrings,<br />

dinner, Terry Barber and his orchestra<br />

performing the music of Phantom of the<br />

Opera, dancing to the music of Michael<br />

Andrew & Swingerhead, and a DJ After<br />

Party. Special hotel packages for overnight<br />

stays are also available. Time: 5<br />

p.m.-1 a.m. Cost: $350, with proceeds<br />

benefiting the Kids Beating Cancer<br />

Pediatric Transplant Center at Florida<br />

Hospital for Children. Sponsorships are<br />

available. For more information, visit<br />

kidsbeatingcancer.org.<br />

Oct. 7 — Happy Days Soiree<br />

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, 14100<br />

Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando,<br />

hosts the Dave’s House Happy Days<br />

Soiree, including a Community Block<br />

Party Mixer, with chef-created treats and<br />

drinks, live music by Yesterday’s Future,<br />

interactive fun and great conversation.<br />

Other activities include dinner, resident<br />

stories, entertainment and a live auction.<br />

Time: 6 p.m. Cost: $175, with proceeds<br />

benefiting Dave’s House, which provides<br />

permanent support housing for people<br />

with serious mental illness. Sponsorships<br />

are available. For more information, visit<br />

daveshouse.org.<br />

Oct. 14 — Tales & Tails Gala<br />

Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal<br />

Blvd., Orlando, hosts the 21st annual<br />

Tales & Tails Gala, an evening of celebration<br />

and storytelling to honor the unique<br />

connection between canines and their<br />

companions, including Southern cuisine,<br />

complimentary beer and wine, canine<br />

demonstrations, entertainment and more.<br />

Time: 6-10 p.m. Cost: $250, with proceeds<br />

benefiting Canine Companions<br />

for Independence. Sponsorships are<br />

available. For more information, call 407-<br />

522-3300 or visit cci.org/galacelebration.<br />

Oct. 18 — Purple Door Luncheon<br />

Rosen Centre, 9840 International Drive,<br />

Orlando, hosts the 2017 Signature Purple<br />

Door Luncheon, honoring Champions of<br />

Courage. Time: 11 a.m.-noon for registration,<br />

noon-1 p.m. for luncheon. Cost: $40,<br />

with proceeds benefiting Harbor House of<br />

Central Florida. For more information, visit<br />

www.harborhousefl.com.<br />

Nov. 4 — Dream Village Gala<br />

Omni Resorts ChampionsGate Orlando,<br />

1500 Masters Blvd., ChampionsGate,<br />

hosts the eighth annual Sunshine<br />

Foundation Dream Village Gala, including<br />

cocktails, dinner and dessert, live and<br />

silent auctions, entertainment, dancing,<br />

a raffle and more. Black tie is optional.<br />

Time: 6 p.m. Cost: $150, with proceeds<br />

benefiting the Sunshine Foundation.<br />

Sponsorships are available. For more<br />

information or to purchase tickets, visit<br />

sunshinefoundation.org/2017gala.<br />

Nov. 4 — Imagine Gala<br />

compiled by Lisa Sagers<br />

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, 5601 Universal<br />

Blvd., Orlando, hosts the Central Florida<br />

chapter of Juvenile Diabetes Research<br />

Foundation’s 11th annual Imagine<br />

Gala, honoring the family of Charles<br />

and Rebecca Veigle Jr. and including<br />

a cocktail hour, seated dinner, live and<br />

silent auctions, entertainment and a special<br />

Fund A Cure segment. Time: 6 p.m.<br />

Cost: $250, with proceeds supporting<br />

the next milestone in diabetes research.<br />

Sponsorships are available. For more<br />

information, call 407-774-2166 or visit<br />

www.centralflorida.jdrf.org.<br />

Nov. 11 — Challenge For Hope 5K<br />

Give Kids The World Village, 210 S.<br />

Bass Road, Kissimmee, hosts the ninth<br />

annual Challenge for Hope Walk, Run,<br />

Roll or Stroll 5K, formerly known as the<br />

Gingerbread Run. All participants receive<br />

a limited edition medal, goodie bag,<br />

snacks, refreshments and access to finish<br />

line pictures with free download. Costumes<br />

are welcome. Parking is at Plaza Del Sol,<br />

formerly the Osceola Square Mall. Time:<br />

Race day packet pickup opens at 6 a.m.<br />

and ends at 7 a.m. Cost: $40 through<br />

Oct. 15, $45 from Oct. 16-Nov. 11, and<br />

$50 on race day unless sold out. The<br />

cost for juniors 3-12 is $20 with a paid<br />

adult. Virtual challengers are $35. Teams<br />

are also welcome, and sponsorships are<br />

available. For more information, email Roy<br />

at royc@gktw.org.


n Children’s/Teens<br />

Program<br />

Sept. 30 — WhizKids: 3D Design<br />

For Printing Minecraft Characters<br />

The Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant<br />

St., Winter Garden, hosts WhizKids: 3D<br />

Design for Printing Minecraft Characters,<br />

a class for children 9-12. Time: 3:30 p.m.<br />

For more information or to register, call<br />

407-835-7323.<br />

n Events/Performances<br />

Through Oct. 8 — Man Of La<br />

Mancha Performances<br />

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in<br />

Partnership with UCF’s Margeson Theater,<br />

812 E. Rollins St., Orlando, presents performances<br />

of Man of La Mancha, starring<br />

Broadway veteran Davis Gaines as Don<br />

Quixote. Showtimes vary. Cost: $18-$65.<br />

For more information, call 407-447-1700,<br />

ext. 1; or visit www.orlandoshakes.org.<br />

Through Oct. 22 — Disney’s<br />

Newsies The Musical Performances<br />

Orlando Repertory Theatre in Partnership<br />

With UCF, 1001 E. Princeton St., Orlando,<br />

presents performances of Disney’s Newsies<br />

The Musical. Cost: Ticket prices start at<br />

$15. For more information, call 407-896-<br />

7365 or visit orlandorep.com.<br />

Through Jan. 13, 2018 — Art<br />

Exhibition<br />

Crealdé School of Art, in partnership with<br />

the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation,<br />

presents The Lake: A Documentary<br />

Exploring the Land and People of Lake<br />

Apopka, in its two galleries — 600<br />

St. Andrews Blvd., Winter Park; and<br />

Hannibal Square Heritage Center, 642<br />

W. New England Ave., Winter Park.<br />

After more than a year of planning, two<br />

artist teams set out to capture the contemporary<br />

view of the land and people of<br />

the diverse and distinctive Lake Apopka<br />

community. For more information, call<br />

407-671-1886.<br />

Oct. 7 — Garden Tour<br />

The UF/IFAS Seminole County Master<br />

Gardeners presents its Garden Tour, a<br />

self-guided tour that takes place at private<br />

gardens throughout the county, where<br />

Master Gardeners are available to offer<br />

information. Preregistration is required.<br />

Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Proceeds are used<br />

to fund educational garden projects in<br />

Seminole County. To purchase tickets, visit<br />

seminolecountygardentour.eventbrite.com.<br />

For more information, call 407-665-5558<br />

or email kmccormick@seminolecountyfl.gov.<br />

Oct. 14 — Come Out With Pride<br />

Festival<br />

Downtown Orlando’s Lake Eola Park hosts<br />

the 13th annual Come Out With Pride<br />

Festival, including a parade, live entertainment<br />

and more than 100 vendors. This<br />

year’s theme is #KeepDancingOrlando.<br />

Time: noon-10 p.m. Admission is<br />

free. For more information, visit<br />

comeoutwithpride.com.<br />

Oct. 22 — Ave Maria: A<br />

Celebration Of Our Lady<br />

The Basilica of the National Shrine of<br />

Mary, Queen of the Universe, 8300<br />

Vineland Ave., Orlando, presents a performance<br />

of Ave Maria: A Celebration<br />

of Our Lady by the Basilica Choir and<br />

Orchestra. Time: 3 p.m. Cost: $25;<br />

free for children 12-younger. For more<br />

information, call 407-239-6600 or visit<br />

maryqueenoftheuniverse.org.<br />

Oct. 27 & 28 — Food & Wine<br />

Classic<br />

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin<br />

hosts its eighth Food & Wine Classic, including<br />

unlimited tastings at more than 50 stations<br />

that feature culinary selections from the<br />

hotel’s award-winning restaurants and wines<br />

from more than 30 wineries, live entertainment,<br />

overnight and multiple-night package<br />

options, and more. Upgraded ticket options<br />

allow guests access to a beer garden,<br />

featuring a wide selection of craft beers<br />

and Oktoberfest-inspired cuisine. Cost:<br />

Advanced-purchase event-only tickets are<br />

$115 each. Upgraded tickets are $140. For<br />

more information, call 800-227-1500 or visit<br />

www.swandolphinfoodandwineclassic.com.<br />

Oct. 27-29 — Swan Lake<br />

Performances<br />

Orlando Ballet presents performances of<br />

Swan Lake, with live music by the Orlando<br />

Philharmonic Orchestra, at the Walt Disney<br />

Theater, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando.<br />

Time: Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and<br />

Sunday at 2 p.m. Ticket prices start at $19.<br />

For more information, call 844-513-2014<br />

or visit drphillipscenter.org.<br />

Nov. 11 — Access-Life Expo<br />

Bill Breeze Park on Starke Lake, 1 S.<br />

Lakeshore Drive, Ocoee, hosts the Access-<br />

Life Expo, a free event for individuals/families<br />

living with any disability. All ages are<br />

welcome. Activities include boating, fishing,<br />

animals, games, food crafts, exhibitors<br />

and archery. Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.<br />

Registration is required at access-life.org.<br />

For more information, call 352-455-9926.<br />

Nov. 26 — Handel’s Messiah<br />

Performance<br />

Bob Carr Theater, 401 W. Livingston<br />

St., Orlando, hosts the 45th annual<br />

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performance of Handel’s Messiah, performed<br />

by the Messiah Choral Society<br />

and led by John Sinclair. Time: 3 p.m.<br />

Admission is free. For more information,<br />

visit messiahchoralsociety.org.<br />

n Miscellaneous<br />

Through Oct. 2 — Call For Artists<br />

All local and national fine artists and fine<br />

crafters are invited to submit applications<br />

with digital samples of your artwork via<br />

www.zapplication.org for the 11th annual<br />

Downtown Clermont Art Festival — DCAF<br />

2017. The Nov. 4 and Nov. 5 juried fine<br />

art show is themed “Champions for the<br />

Arts.” Only 50 well-qualified artists will be<br />

accepted to compete for cash awards and<br />

ribbon recognition categories. The application<br />

deadline is Oct. 2, 2017. For complete<br />

details, call 352-989-5399 or visit<br />

www.clermontdowntownpartnership.com.<br />

Through Nov. 1 — Plein Air Artists<br />

Needed<br />

The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture<br />

Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave., Winter<br />

Park, hosts the 10th annual Winter Park<br />

Paint Out from April 22-28, 2018, and<br />

is seeking 25 professionally acclaimed<br />

plein air artists to participate in the juried<br />

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Winter Garden Farmers Market, voted<br />

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Lakeview Ave., Winter Garden. The market<br />

has more than 150 vendors, and there is<br />

a new parking garage next to the event.<br />

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Sept. 28 & Oct. 26 — Food Truck<br />

Takeovers<br />

MetroWest Food Truck Takeover takes<br />

place in Veranda Park near 2121 S.<br />

Hiawassee Road, Orlando. Time: the<br />

fourth Thursday of each month from<br />

6-9 p.m. For more information, visit<br />

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Oct. 5 — Retired Educators<br />

Meeting<br />

The Orange County Retired Educators<br />

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Methodist Church, 644 W. Princeton<br />

St., Orlando. The program will be “A<br />

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Oct. 10 — Support Group Meeting<br />

For Caregivers<br />

The Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource<br />

Center sponsors a free support group<br />

meeting for caregivers in the Suite 281<br />

Conference Room (next to the south<br />

elevators on the second floor) at Health<br />

Central Hospital, 10000 W. Colonial<br />

Drive, Ocoee. Time: second Tuesday<br />

of each month at 6 p.m. For more<br />

information, call 407-843-1910 or visit<br />

www.adrccares.org.<br />

Oct. 12 — Autism Spectrum<br />

Disorder Support Groups<br />

The Smart Classrooms of the Barnes<br />

Learning Center (upstairs in Founder’s<br />

Hall) at St. Luke’s United Methodist<br />

Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland<br />

Road, Orlando, hosts two support groups<br />

designed for parents of children/ teens<br />

and parents of adults/soon-to-be-adults<br />

on the autism spectrum disorder to share<br />

challenges, ideas, concerns, success<br />

stories and fellowship. A trained facilitator<br />

offers a brief topical lesson in each<br />

support group. Registration is required.<br />

Time: 6:30-8 p.m. For more information,<br />

call 407-876-4991, ext. 262; or email<br />

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Oct. 16 — Stroke Support Group<br />

Meeting<br />

The Winter Park Civic Center, 1050 W.<br />

Morse Blvd., Winter Park, hosts a free<br />

meeting of the BCenter’s Stroke Support<br />

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provided. Reservations via email are<br />

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Oct. 19 — Cancer Support Group<br />

Meeting<br />

The Attic of Building C at St. Luke’s United<br />

Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-<br />

Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts a cancer<br />

support group for cancer fighters, survivors,<br />

caregivers and spouses/partners<br />

affected by cancer. All faiths are welcome.<br />

Meetings include a time of sharing, spiritual<br />

and emotional support, and a different<br />

topic each month related to the key challenges<br />

associated with cancer. A speaker<br />

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n Volunteer Opportunities<br />

Ongoing — Volunteers/Docents<br />

Needed<br />

Oakland Nature Preserve, 747 Machete<br />

Trail, Oakland, seeks adults interested in<br />

learning about the history, wildlife, plants<br />

and restoration efforts at ONP to volunteer<br />

at the preserve to greet visitors, help<br />

answer questions and lead a tour from time<br />

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to time. Workdays are Mondays and/or<br />

Saturdays. For more information, email<br />

outreach@oaklandnaturepreserve.org<br />

or visit www.oaklandnaturepreserve.<br />

org/guide. To register online, visit<br />

oaklandnaturepreserve.org.<br />

Ongoing — Volunteers Needed<br />

The Mustard Seed of Central Florida,<br />

12 Mustard Seed Lane, Orlando, seeks<br />

volunteers who can help with donation<br />

sorting, mattress recycling, warehouse<br />

maintenance, administrative work, special<br />

events or general maintenance. For more<br />

information, call 407-875-2040, ext. 110;<br />

or email jessi@mustardseedfla.org.<br />

Ongoing — Volunteers Needed<br />

The Florida Long-Term Care Ombudsman<br />

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care, seeks volunteers. Training is provided.<br />

For more information, call 888-831-0404<br />

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SCHOOL<br />

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34 x September 21 - October 5, 2017 x www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com<br />

Selecting the right real estate professional<br />

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Since a home is usually a person’s<br />

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hospitals, Lake Nona’s Medical<br />

City, the United States Tennis<br />

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Rahter is a certified luxury home<br />

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Windermere resident Rob Rahter is an award-winning<br />

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Praised by clients for his dedication<br />

and professionalism, in 2017, Rahter<br />

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Bulletin. Orlando magazine additionally<br />

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One of the area’s top real estate<br />

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Only the top 5 percent of agents<br />

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Rahter is a five-time recipient<br />

of the Five Star Real Estate Agent<br />

award. This is a highly prestigious<br />

award presented to agents by clients<br />

who rank their agent on overall<br />

excellence in professionalism,<br />

skills and market knowledge. Only<br />

2 percent of real estate agents locally<br />

have earned this recognition.<br />

A Realtor for the past 14 years,<br />

Rahter derives his greatest satisfaction<br />

from “helping families fulfill their<br />

dreams.”<br />

Rahter is also highly<br />

regarded among<br />

his peers. Since<br />

2010, he has led a<br />

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Realtor Resource<br />

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thinking. The group is<br />

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Realtor Association,<br />

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member. He also represents<br />

Stockworth<br />

in the West<br />

Orange Chamber<br />

of Commerce.<br />

Rahter relocated to Southwest<br />

Orlando from Las Vegas. He is a<br />

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with his wife, Elizabeth, and their<br />

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