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Their holistic and compassionate approach

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José M. Mandry, M.D., directs

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(L. to r.) José Mandry, M.D.; Michelle Barbel; Maria Ines Marulanda, M.D.;

Marisol Estrada; Ineska Freire, M.D.; Carmen Ramos; Rachel Bass and Kathy

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The office coordinator is Kathy

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Research directors Maria Ines

Marulanda, M.D., and Ineska

Freire, M.D., both from Venezuela,

are also on staff. With more than

10 years of experience in investigational

pharmaceutical and epidemiological

studies, their work is

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blood glucose and weight control.

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diabetes, obesity, hypertension, metabolic

diseases and lipid disorders.

To that end, patients are invited to go

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in one of the many studies conducted

by Dr. Mandry and his team.

The practice is currently enlisting

patients interested in participating

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Benefits include additional contact

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Patients receive a small stipend to

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to be pre-screened, call the research

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Beyond running their very busy

office, Dr. Mandry and Kathy are

active in many local community projects.

They are founding members of

the Central Florida Ballet and served

on the board. Dr. Mandry coaches

Little League baseball and is active in

the Pan American Medical Society,

where he served as president in

2006. Kathy volunteers for the YMCA

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both are also active in their church.

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David Boyer, M.D., of Palm Lake

recently celebrated 30 years with

Orlando Health. Staff members

at the Della Drive location threw Dr.

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(L. to r.) Beth Larson; Donna and David Boyer,

M.D., of Palm Lake; and Jasmine Bailey celebrate

Dr. Boyer’s 30 years of service to Orlando Health.

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on social issues that are prevalent

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family values and gives the reader

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The St. Johns River Water

Management District joined city of

Winter Garden leaders and others

to celebrate the start of a reclaimed

water and stormwater project. The

district provided $750,000 for the

work, which captures and stores excess

stormwater, improving aquifer

recharge and water quality at nearby

Lake Apopka.

“The city of Winter Garden is

excited to support a long-term approach

to better manage our water

resources,” said Winter Garden City

Manager Mike Bollhoefer. “This

project captures more stormwater

for the aquifer to benefit, not just

Winter Garden, but all of Central


Once completed, the project is expected

to capture and add 2 million

gallons of stormwater per day to the

city’s reclaimed water infrastructure.

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Water Initiative, the project will also

improve aquifer recharge, the process

where water soaks from surface

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benefiting the city’s water supplies,

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Dr. Reginald Riley, reception host, and Anne Peach,

a member of the Rotary Club of Lake Buena Vista and

former head nurse of Orlando Health, attend a reception

at Dr. P. Phillips Hospital.

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The Rotary clubs of

Dr. Phillips and Lake

Buena Vista were invited

to a reception in

the Atrium Lobby at Dr.

P. Phillips Hospital.

Attendees enjoyed food

and beverages while

celebrating the clubs’

contributions to the community,

as well as the

support of Orlando



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manager, and Craig Kish

of Isleworth was promoted to


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Rosen Hotels & Resorts,

led by President and CEO Harris

Rosen of Southwest Orlando, committed

$140,000 to the Step Up

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for the 2017-18 school year. Step

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the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship

Program, which provides K-12thgrade

scholarships to qualified

lower-income families throughout

Florida. The program allows recipients

to choose between a scholarship

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scholarship to assist with transportation

costs to an out-of-district public


Rosen is one of the earliest donors

to Step Up For Students. John

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of Step Up, partnered with

Rosen for the first time in 2003.

Harris Rosen, a fervent believer

in a quality education, initiated

a program that provides educational

opportunities for the underserved

neighborhood of Tangelo


Margaret Cox of Higgin

Brothers Surgical Center was the

guest speaker at a recent Rotary

Club of Dr. Phillips meeting.

She talked about the center’s partnership

with the Haitian Christian

Mission. In addition, Ryan Smith

was named Rotarian of the month for

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and David Chilton was awarded

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The Diamond Resorts Invitational,

benefiting Florida Hospital for

Children, will return with its popular

format — featuring PGA Tour

Champions players, LPGA stars and

sports/entertainment celebrities —

Jan. 12, 2018, at Tranquilo Golf

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at Walt Disney World.

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Orlando Pride head coach Tim

Sermanni signs on to extend his contract

for the soccer team’s third season.


After leading Orlando Pride to

its first playoff berth in its second season

in the National Women’s Soccer

League, the club signed head coach

compiled by Lauren Salinero

Tim Sermanni to a contract extension.

He is the only coach in the

Prides’ two-year history. After finishing

the inaugural campaign in ninth

position, Sermanni transformed the

Pride during the offseason and propelled

the side six spots up the table,

ending the 2017 regular season with

the third overall seed.

“It’s exciting,” he said. “I’ve had

a great two years here. This gives

me another opportunity to build the

squad, to build the culture and philosophy

around the team, and just

be a part of this great organization.

Orlando has felt like home to me

virtually from day one when I came

here. It’s wonderful. There’s the stadium,

there’s the people in the club

and the community as well. It’s a mix

of all of those things that makes this

club unique. And having been in

football for some considerable time,

you don’t often get that complete

environment, and that’s what makes

this club very special to me.”

Local youth had the opportunity

to play with their big-league heroes

during the Major League Baseball

Players Alumni Association Legends

for Youth baseball clinic. The free

event featured former MLB players

who taught baseball skills, drills and

life lessons to approximately 200

local kids. The clinic was held at

the Dr. Phillips Little League —

Senior Field.

Alumni players trained at stations,

including pitching, catching, base

running and life skills. Players included

1982 St. Louis Cardinals World

Series champion Dave LaPoint

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Orlando City Soccer Club officials

announced the ‘Fuerza Puerto

Rico’ Friendly will take place Nov. 4.

All of the match’s net proceeds will go

to the United for Puerto Rico initiative

to raise funds and aid recovery efforts

for the island following Hurricane

Maria. The event marks Orlando

City’s last game of 2017, as well as

the last game for Isleworth resident

and Team Captain Kaká, who announced

that he will not return to the

team as a player for the 2018 season.

“Our players and staff are very excited

to be part of this historic match,”

said Puerto Rican Soccer Foundation

President Eric Labrador. “We understand

that not only could it raise

money to help people [who] need it

the most, but using soccer, we can

unite all Puerto Ricans on and off the


The opening of Windermere

High School created a fourth

men’s golf program in west Orange

County. In the spirit of competition,

the inaugural Quad Cup was created

to pit Dr. Phillips, Olympia,

West Orange and Windermere

high schools together in preparation

for the upcoming championship season.

This year’s match was held a

Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons

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The DPHS Panthers took home the

trophy, edging out Olympia by three

strokes, 157-160. West Orange and

Olympia each finished with a team

score of 169.

Dr. Phillips High School’s

golf teams made an impact at the

2017 District Championships. With

a combined score of 307, the men’s

team earned the runner-up trophy.

Freshman Brendan Valdes finished

at 2-under-par-70 and tied for second

in the individual standings. Freshman

Keoni Martin scored 4-over-par-76,

junior Joey Hodges carded 80,


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and freshman Andrew Scinta finished

in the No. 4 position with 81.

For the women’s team, senior

Jennifer Jung broke the school

record round with 2-under-70. The

Lady Panthers also came in at second

place as a team with a score of 333.

Junior Skai Guity shot 82, senior

Emma Hallson scored 85, and junior

Kate Goodin finished at 96.

Florida Rush Soccer Club’s girls

2009 Rush I team won the Adidas

Columbus Day Classic in Tampa Bay.

The team, under the direction of coach

Alex Burrell, dominated the U-9 division

in its first tournament of the season.

Players are Emma Dewey, Cassidy

Emerick, Molly Guardia, Taylor

Heaton, Audrey Lands, Caroline

Ritchey, Kendall Seays, Addision

White and Mariela Zavala.

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and preventative services in a warm,

comfortable setting. Gift certificates

can be applied toward any service

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Sports Bar & Grill

Drafts Sports Bar & Grill at

Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa brings

together the popular concepts of

brew pubs and gourmet burger

bars. From gripping entertainment

on its 42 high-definition TVs to

specialty drafts to a state-of-the-art

Mission Control Game Room and

six lanes of bowling, Drafts offers

something compelling and delicious

for everyone in the family. There

is also a private party room for

all types of celebrations, including

holiday get-togethers, sports teams,

school groups, family outings and

birthday parties. Drafts is open daily

and located at 9500 Turkey Lake

Road in Orlando. For more information,

call 407-352-9293 or visit


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Associates of

Florida Ocoee

José Mandry, M.D., and the

staff of Endocrine Associates

of Florida Ocoee can work with

your busy holiday schedule to get

you into the office before the end of

the year to avoid the new year copay

blues! Also, you may qualify for

a clinical trial and receive benefits

such as study medicines, supplies,

compensation and expert advice

to manage your disease. Endocrine

Associates is located at 1510 Citrus

Medical Court in Ocoee. If you want

to help others and yourself by learning

about these exciting opportunities,

call 407-480-4830. For more

information, visit www.jmandry.com.

The First Academy

The First Academy is a Christcentered,

college preparatory school,

serving students in preschool through

grade 12. Families love TFA for its

safe environment, world-class teaching

and learning, and life-changing


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spiritual formation. TFA boasts a 100

percent college-acceptance rate, as

well as award-winning technology,

arts and athletic programs. There

is no better gift than the TFA school

family experience. Schedule your

personal tour today! For more information,

call 407-206-8602 or visit




Holy Family

Catholic School

at Pointe Orlando’s outdoor patio

between Funky Monkey Bistro

& Bar and Blue Martini Lounge.

Several local celebrities will be

performing, including The I-Ride

Trolley Chords barbershop quartet,

Jonathan McFadden, the Dr. Phillips

High School dance magnet program,

and the Central Florida Community

Arts Children’s Choir. Photo opportunities

with Santa will be available

after the ceremony — just bring

your camera! This free event benefits

The Salvation Army Angel Tree

program. For more information, visit


Classes include:

Wine Down Guitar (Adult Class)

Dance FX

Pre-K and Elementary Piano Class

On-Stage Children’s Theater Productions

Musical Theater

MusicFirst (Infant/Toddler/Preschool)

visit our website


or email opmi@opmi-lessons.com for more info.

Give the ultimate gift — the gift

of faith — by enrolling your child

in Orlando’s premiere Catholic

school — Holy Family Catholic

School. Serving students in PK-3

through eighth grade, HFCS was

voted one of the top private schools

in Orlando for consecutive years.

It is fully accredited by the Florida

Catholic Conference, and, as a Blue

Ribbon School, it boasts high academics,

fine arts, foreign language

and a championship-winning sports

program. HFCS’s mission is to provide

a Catholic atmosphere, where

students achieve academic excellence

in a warm, loving environment.

There is no better gift for any child

than a HFCS education. For more information,

call 407-876-9344 or visit


I-Drive Resort Area

Holiday traditions and joyful celebrations

transform the I–Drive

Resort Area! Begin the holiday

season with the lighting of I-Drive’s

50-foot-tall tree Dec. 1 at 6 p.m.


Brows & Waxing

Ipanema Brows & Waxing,

located in Suite 114 at 6735 Conroy-

Windermere Road in Orlando, is

the place to go for the best brows

and waxing in town! Its staff is

specialized in eyebrows perfectly

handmade, as well as face and

body waxing, threading and facials.

A microblading artist is also

available to evaluate and enhance

clients’ brows. For more information,

visit 407-270-9102 or visit


The Maile

Image, Modeling &

Acting School

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or regular service, Molly Maid will

design a custom cleaning plan with

a free in-home estimate. The gift of

time is always the perfect present.

Gift certificates are available. For

more information, call 407-877-

0184 or visit www.mollymaid.com.

Orange City

Racing & Card Club

Since 1982 and longer than any

school of its kind, The Maile Image,

Modeling & Acting School, 999 S.

Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 407-628-

5989, www.lisamaile.com, has been

offering classes for kids, teens and

adults. The school trains in the areas of

image and confidence development,

modeling and on-camera acting for

TV, commercials and film. Specialized

one-day workshops in etiquette, casting,

auditioning and more are offered,

and all sessions are taught by industry

experts. The school also offers a free,

professional industry seminar that prepares

its students for the business. Gift

certificates are available. The school

is a member of the Better Business


Molly Maid

Molly Maid, located at 1101

S. Park Ave. in Winter Garden, is

a residential home-cleaning service.

Molly Maid sends a team of

two trained, insured and bonded

home-service professionals to clean

the home. Whether it is a one-time

The Orange City Racing &

Card Club is “Orlando’s Closest

Poker Room,” featuring exciting cashgame

poker action, Vegas-style poker

games, comfortable seating, tableside

food and beverage service. The

new Jake’s 29° Sports Bar and Grill

boasts an innovative pub-style menu;

seven 75-inch TVs; 40-plus huge

high-definition TVs; a 52-foot sports

ticker; and 29-degree domestic, craft

and local draft beers. For more information,

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highest-quality local music classes

for piano, adult guitar, dance, drama

and musical theater, and more with

its professional and friendly music

teachers, flexible class schedules that

suit your style, ability and more! The

staff at OPMI is happy to say they

have the perfect gift idea — sign up

for one of their monthly classes and

receive the first class free. In addition,

mention this article and get the first

class free! For more information, call

or text 407-963-5529 or 310-623-

2885, email opmi@opmi-lessons.com

or visit www.orlando-premier-musicinstruction.com.

Rosen Plaza

The only thing that’s cold around

here is the beer! Rosen Plaza is

kicking off the holidays the only

way it knows how — with seasonal

brews by the pool at the fourth annual

Winterfest. Sample craft beers

from U.S. breweries, plus delicious

food from ’39 Poolside Bar & Grill

and music by the 3Nine disc jockey

Nov. 4, from 4-7 p.m. Tickets are $25

in advance and $30 at the door. For

more information or to purchase tickets,

visit rosenplaza.com/winterfest.


Shingle Creek

The card that gets you in everywhere

you’d want to be for the best

Orlando staycation — it’s all under

one roof at the AAA Four Diamond

Rosen Shingle Creek. Purchase its

gift card to enjoy deluxe accommodations,

impeccable dining, luxurious

spa treatments, challenging golf,

poolside lounging and more. It’s all

wrapped in one small card that has

so much to give this holiday season!

Gift cards may be purchased at 9939

Universal Blvd. in Orlando. For more

information about Orlando’s top

luxury hotel, visit rosenshinglecreek.com.


Internal Medicine


‘Tis the season of giving, and

all through the house is hustle and

bustle and shopping about. Don’t forget

to take time to give a gift to yourself

— the best gift of all is holiday

health. The new year is coming, and

it’s the perfect time, you see, to make

an appointment at Southwest

Internal Medicine Specialists

to be as healthy as you can be.

Give the gift of health to yourself this

season, and come in for an annual

wellness exam! The physicians and

staff at Southwest Internal Medicine

wish you a happy, healthy holiday



Orlando Eye Care

Southwest Orlando Eye Care,

located in Suite 110 at 7009 Dr.

Phillips Blvd. in Orlando, offers comprehensive

eye care to the Dr. Phillips

and Southwest Orlando communities.

John Nowell, O.D., is a boardcertified

optometric physician who

specializes in keratoconus, myopia

control and specialty contact lenses.

He provides routine eye exams, contact

lens evaluations, Lasik consultations

and more. Pediatric specialist

Ben Konynenbelt, O.D., joined

the practice’s team this year to offer

vision therapy services. Southwest

Orlando Eye Care has a beautiful

optical boutique and carries several

designer frames and sunglasses,

including lines by Savile Row, Tom

Ford, Ray-Ban and more. Gift certificates

are available. For more information,

call 407-271-8931 or visit


The Spa

at Rosen Centre

Purchase a The Spa at Rosen

Centre gift card for $100 and

get a $25 spa gift card free! Enjoy

a relaxing day with rejuvenating

facials and luxurious massages for

the ultimate pampering experience.

Included for any spa guest, relax

poolside at Rosen Centre and use

the spa facilities for the entire day

to turn your spa experience into a

tropical escape. For more information,

call 407-996-1248 or visit


Sweet, Sassy

& Southern

Sweet, Sassy & Southern

is an upscale boutique that offers

trendy women’s apparel, jewelry

and fashion accessories. It also carries

a wide variety of unique gifts and

home décor and offers monogramming

services. It’s a one-stop shop

for many of the holiday gifts on your

list! Located in Suite 164 at 4750 The

Grove Drive in Windermere, Sweet,

Sassy & Southern’s operating hours

are Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-5

p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-4

p.m. For more information, call 407-

217-7288 or visit www.facebook.



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VIPet Resort

VIPet Resort, located at 6600

Kingspointe Parkway in Orlando, is

an 8,000-square-foot luxury boarding

facility for dogs and cats. It offers

overnight boarding, doggy day care

and full grooming services. VIPet

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With the holidays just around the

corner, one of the best — and mostforgotten

gifts — is the gift of good

health. Niral Patel, M.D., and the

staff at Windermere Medical

Center believe preventative wellness

is a vital tool to managing

health, yet many people choose instead

to be reactive, scheduling an

appointment only when something

“doesn’t feel right.” The fact is, many

of the top risk factors relating to illness

are preventable, and that’s why

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n Bay Meadows


First-graders in Julie Gifford’s

class at Bay Meadows Elementary

learned about capillary action

during one of their lessons. By

connecting strips of paper to differently

colored water in cups,

they were able to watch the strips


compiled by Lauren Salinero

change color, resulting in a “walking


n Westbrooke


Westbrooke Elementary sponsored

a Spirit Night at Chipotle Mexican

Grill. Fifty percent of the restaurant’s

proceeds from 4-8 p.m. that night

were donated to the school. Wildcat

families, friends, teachers and administrators

enjoyed the evening of

school spirit, which included a raffle

for a burrito party for 10.

Julie Gifford’s first-grade class at Bay Meadows Elementary creates a "walking rainbow."

The Westbrooke Elementary Wildcats celebrate Spirit Night at Chipotle

Mexican Grill.


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Many Westbrooke Elementary students participated

in National Walk to School Day, some

choosing to bike to school as well. The purpose of

the event is to demonstrate safe routes, and encourage

exercise and the reduction of air pollution by

leaving vehicles at home. Coach Robert Flynn

greeted participating children as they

arrived at school.

n Bridgewater Middle

Bridgewater Middle’s volunteer organization

SPEW — Students Participating

in Exceptional Work — donated more

Bridgewater Middle’s SPEW — Students Participating in

Exceptional Work — organize a clothing drive to benefit

hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

than 2,500 pounds of clothing for hurricane victims

in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Volunteers

came out in the pouring rain to staff the clothing


Westbrooke Elementary students walk or ride a bike to school for National Walk to School Day.



Voted Top Doctor in

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Bridgewater Middle held a sixthgrade

dance. The theme of the night

was “Harry Potter,” to match the

school’s theme for this academic

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year. Co-chairs for the dance were

Melissa Ann and Pam Rhodes.

Bridgewater Middle sixth-graders attend a Harry Potter-themed dance.


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n SunRidge Middle

a real event, Bright Star tells a sweeping

tale of love and redemption set

against the backdrop of the American

South in the ’20s and ‘40s. When

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past — and what she finds has the

power to transform both of their lives.

To get updates on future WOHS productions,

visit www.wohstheatre.com.

(Front, l. to

r.) Samantha

Neville, Nevaeh

Fleming, Payton

Moore, Talia

Caso, Issy Sharp,

Emma Stankos,

Adrienne Fee,

(back, l. to r.)

Zoe Christson-

Davids, Hannah

Imler, Leah Thai,

Ashley Paek

and Mackenzie

Coultoff will

represent SunRidge

Middle at the

2017-18 All County

Orchestra festival

this month.

Orlando Science Elementary

School students (l. to r.) Amir, Ali of

Winter Garden, Adam and Dilan count

donations that will be used to rebuild a

classroom in Texas.

n West Orange High

West Orange High’s theater department

recently presented performances

of Bright Star, a musical by Steve

Martin and Edie Brickell. Inspired by

literary editor Alice Murphy meets a

young soldier just home from World

War II, he awakens her longing for

the child she once lost. Haunted by

their unique connection, Alice sets

out on a journey to understand her

n Et Al

Orlando Science Elementary

School fifth-graders collected donations

to help rebuild a third-grade

classroom in Texas that was flooded

during Hurricane Harvey. The children

counted all the donations by

themselves, coming to a total of

$1,201. 05.


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VPK students at Christ The

King Lutheran PreSchool

put on their safety goggles to

become scientists during one

of their lessons. The children

mixed vinegar and food coloring,

and used droppers to add

the mixture to baking soda to

make a colored fizz.

(Clockwise, l. to r.) Catie Brown, Connor Lubel, Jade

Natoli, Emma Freitas, Laila Ward and Alex Masry make

colored fizz at Christ The King Lutheran PreSchool.

Val Gonzalez,

Charlie Phillips, Addy

Harrigan, Rebekka


Alexander Mannella,

Jackson Seaberg,

Rahil Rahman,

Jackson Butcher,

Luke Beucher, Addie

Britt and Rory McGill-

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Academy display their

finished projects that

depict the stories of how

they were affected by

Hurricane Irma.

Holy Family


School sixthgraders


donations for

residents of

Puerto Rico

affected by

the recent


Holy Family Catholic

School’s sixth-grade Reach Out

Committee organized a Hurricane

Maria Donation Drive. They collected

truckloads of supplies for the residents

of Puerto Rico, who continue

to struggle in the aftermath of hurricanes

Irma and Maria. Carloads

of goods, including bottled water,

toiletries, canned and dry food,

baby formula, blankets, pillows,

first aid kits, paper products and

over-the-counter medicine, among

many other items, were delivered

to various local donation collection

sites. Members of the Reach

Out Committee include Antonio

Adornetto, Analise Blomberg,

Tatum Cempella, Madison

Lester and Zach Wolsonovich.

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

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Winners will be published in the

Dec. 21 issue. Send original short

stories (max: 600 words) with the author's

name, age, neighborhood and

phone number to:

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P.O. Box 851

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email: lauren@kearneypublishing.com

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n Charities/Fundraisers

Nov. 3 & 4 — Fiesta Performances

Central Florida Community Arts presents

Fiesta, a live concert experience performed

by the 150-member CFCArts Symphony

Orchestra, featuring Mariachi Cobre, at

Calvary Orlando, 1199 Clay St., Winter

Park. Guests may come early to eat authentic

Mexican cuisine from an outdoor food

truck that begins serving at 6:30 p.m.

Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $10 in advance, $15

at the door, and $25 for priority tickets.

Donations raised during the event benefit

the citizens in Puerto Rico who were affected

by Hurricane Maria. For more information,

call 407-937-1800, ext. 710; or visit


Nov. 4 — Rock The House

An outdoor tent under the stars behind

the West Orange Church of Christ, 1450

Daniels Road, Winter Garden, hosts Rock

the House, an inaugural dinner event

sponsored by West Orange Habitat for

Humanity. Activities include dinner and

entertainment by Orlando Repertory Theatre.

Time: 6-9:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit home

construction at Green Oaks Row, a new

affordable housing community in east

Winter Garden. For more information, visit


Nov. 4 — Walk/Run For The Poor 5K

The Carter Center Pavilion at Bill Frederick

Park at Turkey Lake, 3401 S. Hiawassee

Road, Orlando, hosts St. Vincent de Paul

Society’s third annual Walk/Run for the

Poor 5K, including food and goodie bags

for all participants and a raffle. Time: 8 a.m.

for registration, 9 a.m. for walk/run. Cost:

$25, with proceeds benefiting local people in

need through the programs and food pantry

at Holy Family Catholic Church. For more

information, call 407-234-2010 or email


Nov. 4 — Dream Village Gala

Omni Resorts ChampionsGate Orlando,

1500 Masters Blvd., ChampionsGate,

hosts the eighth annual Sunshine Foundation

Dream Village Gala, including cocktails,

dinner and dessert, live and silent auctions,

entertainment, dancing, a raffle and more.

Black tie is optional. Time: 6 p.m. Cost:

$150, with proceeds benefiting the Sunshine

Foundation. Sponsorships are available. For

more information or to purchase tickets, visit


Nov. 4 — Imagine Gala

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, 5601 Universal

Blvd., Orlando, hosts the Central Florida

chapter of Juvenile Diabetes Research

Foundation’s 11th annual Imagine

Gala, honoring the family of Charles

and Rebecca Veigle Jr. and including

a cocktail hour, seated dinner, live and

silent auctions, entertainment and a special

Fund A Cure segment. Time: 6 p.m.

Cost: $250, with proceeds supporting

the next milestone in diabetes research.

Sponsorships are available. For more

information, call 407-774-2166 or visit


Nov. 10 — Black And Gold Gala

The Wesley Center at First United Methodist

Church, 715 W. Juniata St., Clermont,

hosts Southeastern Food Bank’s annual

Black and Gold Gala. Formal attire is

requested. Time: 6-10 p.m. Cost: $75,

with proceeds benefiting Southeastern

Food Bank. For more information,

visit www.southeasternfoodbank.com.

Nov. 11 — Challenge For Hope 5K

Give Kids The World Village, 210 S. Bass

Road, Kissimmee, hosts the ninth annual

Challenge for Hope Walk, Run, Roll or Stroll

5K, formerly known as the Gingerbread

Run. All participants receive a limited edition

medal, goodie bag, snacks, refreshments

and access to finish line pictures

with free download. Costumes are welcome.

Parking is at Plaza Del Sol, formerly

the Osceola Square Mall. Time: Race day

packet pickup opens at 6 a.m. and ends

at 7 a.m. Cost: $45 through Nov. 11 and

$50 on race day unless sold out. The cost

for juniors 3-12 is $20 with a paid adult.

Virtual challengers are $35. Teams are

also welcome, and sponsorships are available.

For more information, email Roy at


Nov. 11 — Dance, Dream & Inspire

Dance Competition

Disney’s Contemporary Resort, 4600

N. World Drive, Lake Buena Vista,

hosts Community Based Care of Central

Florida’s sixth annual Dance, Dream &

Inspire Ballroom Dance Competition,

during which local “celebrities” pair up

with professional ballroom dance instructors

to perform in a competition for the

winning title. Dancers also compete for

the Most Popular Couple by encouraging

their supporters to vote for them online

in the weeks leading up to the competition.

Time: 6:30 p.m. for registration and

reception; 8 p.m. for the show. Cost:

$150, with proceeds benefiting local

children in foster care. For more information,

call Debbie Leon, 321-441-2322,

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n Classes/Programs

Ongoing — Computer Lessons For


Orange County Parks & Recreation offers

courses through the Computer Basics &

More program at the South Econ Community

Center, 3800 S. Econlockhatchee Trail,

Orlando. Classes are taught weekdays

in English by qualified volunteers to adult

users interested in topics such as email,

spreadsheets, eBay buying/selling, internet

searching and Windows Explorer.

Students are encouraged to bring their

own devices for direct, hands-on learning.

Cost: $5 per three-hour session. For more

information, call 407-254-9075 or email


Ongoing — Health & Wellness


The public is invited to learn about a

simple change that is a necessary foundation

in supporting health, reducing health

risks, increasing energy and empowering

the immune system. Time: Thursdays

from 7-8:30 p.m. For more information,

including the Orlando location, call


Nov. 4 — Family History Conference

Olympia High School, 4301 Apopka-

Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts the 21st

annual Family History Conference, featuring

Crista Cowan, corporate genealogist at

Ancestry.com; and including speakers from

across the U.S. and more than 50 classes in

five sessions on a wide variety of topics relating

to family history. Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost:

$35, includes keynote address, five classes

and a notebook that contains a handout for

all 50+ classes. For more information and

to register, visit familyhistoryconference.org.

Nov. 5 — GriefShare: Surviving

The Holidays

The Fellowship Hall at St. Luke’s United

Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland

Road, Orlando, hosts GriefShare: Surviving

the Holidays, a one-time seminar for anyone

who has suffered a loss and finds it difficult

to get through the holidays. Learn tools that

help you deal with emotions, family traditions

and social gatherings, and even discover

hope for the future. Time: 2-4 p.m. Cost: $8.

For more information, call 407-876-4991,

ext. 262; email care@st.lukes.org; or visit


Nov. 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 & 29

— 50+ Fitness Aerobics Classes

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S.

Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts 50+

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provided. Time: Mondays and Wednesdays

at 10:45 a.m. Cost: $2. For more

information, email fit4ever40f@cfl.rr.com.

Nov. 7 — Florida Native Plant


Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave.,

Orlando, hosts a meeting of the Tarflower

chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society.

Stephen Brown, Lee County extension agent,

presents a program titled Common Diseases

and Insect Problems of Florida Native Plants.

Time: 7 p.m. The meeting is free and open

to the public.

Nov. 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28 & 30

— Strength For Life 50+ Classes

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851

S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts

Strength for Life 50+ group strength classes.

Participants are encouraged to bring exercise

bands and free weights. Exercise mats are

provided. Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays at

9:30 a.m. Cost: $2. For more information,

email fit4ever40f@cfl.rr.com.

Nov. 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28 &

30 — Cardio/Strength Interval


St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S.

Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts cardio/strength

interval classes. Time: Tuesdays

and Thursdays at 6 p.m. Cost: $5 per class or

$30 per month. For more information, email

Chris Smith at csmith@st.lukes.org.

Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28 —

Stitching-Group Gatherings

The Twisted Stitchers stitching group meets at

the Southwest Library at Dr. Phillips, 7255

Della Drive, Orlando. All crafters are invited

to attend. Time: Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-2

p.m. For more information, call Alouise

Bergeron, 407-351-1324.

Nov. 10, 17 & 24 — 50+ Yoga


St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S.

Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts 50+

Yoga classes. Participants are encouraged to

bring a yoga mat and blocks. Time: Fridays

at 9:30 a.m. Cost: $2. For more information,

email cathy.infiniteyoga@gmail.com.

n Events/Performances

Through Nov. 19 — Polkadots


Orlando Repertory Theatre in Partnership

With UCF, 1001 E. Princeton St., Orlando,

presents performances of Polkadots: the Cool

Kids Musical. Showtimes vary, and ticket

prices start at $15. For more information,

call 407-896-7365 or visit orlandorep.com.

Through Jan. 13, 2018 — Art


Crealdé School of Art, in partnership with the

Winter Garden Heritage Foundation, presents

The Lake: A Documentary Exploring the

Land and People of Lake Apopka, in its two

galleries — 600 St. Andrews Blvd., Winter

Park; and Hannibal Square Heritage Center,

642 W. New England Ave., Winter Park.

After more than a year of planning, two artist

teams set out to capture the contemporary

view of the land and people of the diverse

and distinctive Lake Apopka community. For

more information, call 407-671-1886.

Nov. 3 & 4 — Ocoee Founders Day


Downtown Ocoee hosts its annual Ocoee

Founders Day Festival, a family-friendly,

free two-day concert that features Tony

Jackson, Spayed Koolie, Colt Ford and

Chris Janson on Friday from 5:30-10 p.m.;

and Shenandoah, Love and Theft, Craig

Campbell and Dwight Yoakam from 3-10

p.m. on Saturday. Other Saturday festivities

include a fireworks show; fishing, corn hole

and poker tournaments; a classic car show;

arts-and-crafts vendors; a 5K and kids fun

run; church tours; and more. For more information,

email help@ocoeefoundersfestival.org

or visit ocoeefoundersfestival.org.

Nov. 4 — Viva Alfa Romeo Car


Market Street in Downtown Celebration hosts

the Viva Alfa Romeo Car Show, including

classic cars from around Florida. Time:

10 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, visit


Nov. 4 & 5 — Downtown Clermont

Arts Festival

The 11th annual “Champions for the Arts”

Downtown Clermont Arts Festival, including

fine artists and fine crafters competing

for $3,000 in cash awards, a kids

zone, sidewalk chalk art contest, food

vendors, street music and entertainment,

and a communitywide farmers market

(Sunday). For more information, email

info@clermontdowntownpartnership.com or

call 352-547-4640.

Nov. 9, 10, 12, 16, 17, 18 & 19

— Double Jeopardy Performances

CFCArts Black Box Theatre, 250 SW Ivanhoe

Blvd., Orlando, presents performances of

Double Jeopardy, a double bill of one-act

operettas, featuring The Trial of B.B. Wolf and

Trial by Jury. Time: Thursday-Saturday at 7:30

p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Cost: $16-$25. For

more information, visit www.cflvocalarts.com.

Nov. 10 — 50 Years Of Funny

Clown Show

The Rosen JCC, 11184 S. Apopka-Vineland

Road, Orlando, hosts the Graduates of Ringling


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Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Clown College’s 50

Years of Funny, A Gala Show, including juggling,

magic, acrobats, comedy, clowning,

food trucks and more. Time: 7:45 p.m. for

the pre-show; 8 p.m. for performance. Food

trucks are available from 7-8:30 p.m. Cost:

$10 at the door. For more information, visit


Nov. 10, 11 & 12 — Art In Odd


Downtown Orlando hosts Art in Odd Places

(AiOP), an international visual and performance

public art festival. Produced by the

Downtown Arts District, the event takes place

along Orange Avenue between Wall and

South streets. This year’s theme encompasses

any concepts within the realm of Noise. The

third annual event features 34 art projects

in a variety of disciplines. Time: Friday and

Saturday from noon-8 p.m. and Sunday from

noon-4 p.m. Admission is free. For more

information, visit artinoddplaces.org.

Nov. 11 — Winter Garden Music


Plant Street in downtown Winter Garden

hosts the Winter Garden Music Fest, a oneday,

family-friendly, outdoor music festival

that features local talent, food and craft beer.

Time: noon-11 p.m. Admission is free. For

more information, call 407-656-4111 or visit


Nov. 11 — Access-Life Expo

Bill Breeze Park on Starke Lake, 1 S.

Lakeshore Drive, Ocoee, hosts the Access-Life

Expo, a free event for individuals/families living

with any disability. All ages are welcome.

Activities include boating, fishing, animals,

games, food crafts, exhibitors and archery.

Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration is required

at access-life.org. For more information, call


Nov. 11 & 12 — Fall & Holiday


The Coleman Memorial Gymnasium at St.

Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851 S.

Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts

United Methodist Women’s Fall and Holiday

Bazaar, including a visit from Santa and

entertainment. Items for purchase include

handmade crafts, goodies and other

gifts. Time: Saturday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

and Sunday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. For more

information, call 407-876-4991, email

umw@st.lukes.org or visit www.st.lukes.org/


Nov. 12 — A Taste Of Dr. Phillips

Dellagio Town Center on Sand Lake Road hosts

the Rotary Club of Dr. Phillips’ 11th annual A

Taste of Dr. Phillips, during which attendees

enjoy unlimited food and wine samples from 20

local restaurants. Other activities include a silent

auction, vendors and entertainment. Time: 1-4

p.m. Cost: $70, general admission; $95 VIP,

with proceeds going back into the community,

supporting projects and local charities. For more

information, visit www.atasteofdrphillips.com

or www.drphillipsrotary.com.

Nov. 17 — Night Of Praise Concert

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts,

445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando, hosts

Florida Hospital’s Night of Praise concert,

featuring performances by award-winning

Christian artist Britt Nicole and the praise

and worship teams from First Baptist Orlando,

First Presbyterian Church Orlando, and the

Florida Hospital Church. The family-friendly

event also includes information about volunteer

opportunities at Florida Hospital and

other participating nonprofits. Time: 6-9 p.m.

Admission is free. For more information, visit


Nov. 26 — Handel’s Messiah


Bob Carr Theater, 401 W. Livingston St.,

Orlando, hosts the 45th annual performance of

Handel’s Messiah, performed by the Messiah

Choral Society and led by John Sinclair. Time:

3 p.m. Admission is free. For more information,

visit messiahchoralsociety.org.

Dec. 8, 2017; Jan. 6, Feb. 11,

March 11 & April 15, 2018 —

Concert Series

As part of Celebration Foundation’s 2017-

18 Concert Series, Community Presbyterian

Church, 511 Celebration Ave., Celebration,

hosts the following performances: Dec. 8

at 7:30 p.m., the Traditional Holiday

Brass Concert, performed by The Brass

Band of Central Florida; Jan. 6 at 7:30

p.m., An Evening With Branford Marsalis

Quartet; Feb. 11 at 5 p.m., Florida’s Finest

Youth Orchestra; March 11 at 5 p.m.,

Colorado’s Next Great Bluegrass Band;

and April 15 at 5 p.m., Mozart & Dvorak,

performed by the Orlando Philharmonic

Orchestra. Cost: $25-$45 per concert. A

series ticket is available for $135. Tickets

are available at the door if they are not

sold out. For more information and to purchase

tickets, call 407-566-1234 or visit


Dec. 9 — MetroWest WinterFest

MetroWest Golf Club, 2100 S. Hiawassee

Road, Orlando, hosts Shrek the Halls,

MetroWest WinterFest 2017, including

appearances by Shrek and Fiona,

Santa and Mrs. Claus, donkey rides,

an ice-skating rink, a Shrek slide, face

painters, performances by Perfect Pointe

Productions and more. Time: 4-8 p.m.

Admission is free. For more information, visit


Dec. 9 — Holiday Amaryllis


Nehrling Gardens, 2267 Hempel Ave.,

Gotha, hosts the sixth annual Nehrling

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includes a variety of amaryllis bulbs for sale,

photo opportunities with Santa and Mrs. Claus,

live music, nature-themed vendors, food, a

gift shop, silent auction and eco-activities for

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n Miscellaneous

Ongoing — Female Singers


Vocalists are needed for the Sunshine

Singers women’s chorus that entertains at

local nursing homes, senior residences, civic

organizations and service clubs. Practices

are held Mondays at 9:30 a.m. at St. Luke’s

United Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-

Vineland Road, Orlando. For more information,

call Mary Ellen Boice, 407-299-5244.

Ongoing — Female Singers


Vocalists are needed for the Sound of

Sunshine Chorus, a nonprofit musical teaching

group. Open, free rehearsals are held

Thursdays from 7-10 p.m. at Reeves United

Methodist Church, 1100 N. Fern Creek

Ave., Orlando. For more information, visit


Nov. 4, 11, 18 & 25 — Farmers


Winter Garden Farmers Market — voted No.

1 in America by American Farmland Trust in

Washington, D.C. — takes place at 104 S.

Lakeview Ave., Winter Garden. The market

has more than 150 vendors, and there is a

free parking garage next to the event. Time:

Saturdays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Nov. 5, 12, 19 & 26 — Farmers


The Lakefront Farmers Market in Summerport

Village, an eclectic market that features

unique offerings from local growers, crafters

and artisans, takes place at 13790

Bridgewater Crossing Blvd., Windermere.

Time: Sundays from noon-4 p.m. For more

information, visit www.facebook.com/


Nov. 8, 15, 22 & 29 — Dances For


The Belles and Beaus Dance Club sponsors

a dance for seniors at the Marks

Street Recreation Complex, 99 E. Marks

St., Orlando. Music is provided by Soft

Touch, and singles and couples are welcome.

Refreshments are available. Time:

Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. Cost: $5 per

person. Men attending the dances for the

first time are free. For more information, call


Nov. 12 — Open House

The First Academy, 2667 Bruton Blvd.,

Orlando, hosts an open house. Time: 2-4

p.m. For more information, call 407-206-

8602 or visit www.thefirstacademy.org.

Nov. 23 — Thanksgiving Buffet

Rosen Centre, 9840 International Drive,

Orlando, hosts a Thanksgiving buffet, including

traditional favorites, special treats, fresh

soups and salads, complimentary champagne

and mimosas, and more. Time: 11

a.m.-7 p.m. Cost: $45.95 for adults, $17.95

for children 4-12, free for children 3-younger.

Valet parking is complimentary. For more

information, call Ramon Dejesus, 407-996-

3969; email cafegauguin@rosencentre.com;

or visit rosencentre.com/holiday.

Nov. 23 — Thanksgiving Brunch/


Rosen Plaza, 9700 International Drive,

Orlando, hosts a Thanksgiving brunch/buffet,

including traditional favorites, chilled

seafood, pasta, omelet and waffle stations,

desserts, complimentary champagne and

wine, and more. Time: noon-5 p.m. Cost:

$42.95 for adults with advanced prepaid

reservations, $18.95 for children 4-11;

free for children 3-younger. Valet parking

is complimentary. For more information,

call John Nichols, 866-909-8388;

email jnichols@rosenplaza.com; or visit


Nov. 23 — Thanksgiving Buffet

Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal

Blvd., Orlando, hosts a Thanksgiving buffet

at Cafe Osceola, with more than 40

delectable options and unlimited mimosas

and champagne. Reservations are required.

Time: 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Cost: $68.95 for

adults, $29.95 for children 4-11, free for

children 3-younger. Valet parking is complimentary,

and there is a 25 percent discount

for Florida residents. For more information,

call Emily Grether, 407-502-2680; email

egrether@rosenshinglecreek.com; or visit


n Networking/Clubs

Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28 —

Toastmasters Meetings

The Seventh-day Adventist Church Hall,

4100 McKinnon Road, Windermere,

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environment. Time: Tuesdays at 7 p.m. For more information,

visit www.windermeretoastmasters.org.

Nov. 8, 15, 22 & 29 — Toastmasters Meetings

The Florida Turnpike Headquarters Building No. 5315 in

the Turkey Lake Service Area on Florida’s Turnpike at Mile

Marker 263, hosts Turnpike Toastmasters meetings. Guests

must check in at the reception desk for meeting access. Time:

Wednesdays from noon-1 p.m. For more information, visit


Dec. 13 — Orlando Story Club Meeting

The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive, Orlando, hosts a meeting of

the Orlando Story Club, during which anyone who wishes

to tell a personal story has a chance to put their name in

a hat. Selected individuals showcase their storytelling for the

enrichment of the local community. Time: from 7-9:30 p.m.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Cost: $5 at the door with an optional

donation for different Orlando philanthropic organizations.

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cancer support group for cancer fighters,

survivors, caregivers and spouses/partners

affected by cancer. Meetings include a time

of sharing, spiritual and emotional support,

and a different topic each month related

to the key challenges associated with cancer.

The Nov. 9 meeting honors and gives

thanks to caregivers, so attendees are asked

to invite their special caregiver to thank

them for their love and support. Time: 6:30-

8 p.m. For more information or to RSVP,

call 407-876-4991, ext. 262; or email


Nov. 9 — Autism Spectrum

Disorder Support Groups

Rooms 201/203 at St. Luke’s United

Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-

Vineland Road, Orlando, host two support

groups designed for parents of children/

teens and parents of adults/soon-to-beadults

on the autism spectrum disorder to

share challenges, ideas, concerns, success

stories and fellowship. A trained facilitator

offers a brief topical lesson in each

support group. Registration is required.

Time: 6:30-8 p.m. For more information,

call 407-876-4991, ext. 262; or email


Nov. 14 — Support Group Meeting

For Caregivers

The Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource Center

sponsors a free support group meeting for

caregivers in the Suite 281 Conference Room

(next to the south elevators on the second

floor) at Health Central Hospital, 10000

W. Colonial Drive, Ocoee. Time: second

Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. For more

information, call 407-843-1910 or visit


Nov. 20 — Stroke Support Group


The Winter Park Civic Center, 1050 W.

Morse Blvd., Winter Park, hosts a free

meeting of the BCenter’s Stroke Support

& Social Group. A deli-style lunch is

provided. Reservations via email are

requested to valerie@bcenter.com. Time:

third Monday of each month from 12:30-

2:30 p.m. For more information, call


Nov. 21 — Better Breathers Club


Classroom C on the second floor of

Orlando Health Heart Institute, 1222 S.

Orange Ave., Orlando, hosts an Orlando

Better Breathers Club meeting, a group that

supports patients and their loved ones/caregivers.

The club aims to provide patientcentered,

community-based educational

opportunities to those suffering from chronic

lung disease such as asthma and COPD.

Time: third Tuesday of every month from

1-2 p.m. For more information, call Diane

Ruiz, 321-841-4194.

n Volunteers

Ongoing — Volunteers Needed

Relay For Life of Dr. Phillips seeks forwardthinking,

creative and dedicated individuals

from the Dr. Phillips, International Drive,

MetroWest and Millennia communities to

bring Relay For Life of Dr. Phillips to the

next level of success as part of its Event

Leadership Team. The event will be held

in spring 2018. Experience working in a

team environment is a must. The American

Cancer Society provides training through

webinars, round tables and support from a

community representative. For more information,

email Fernando Carrasquillo at


Ongoing — Volunteers Needed

Seniors First seeks 50 volunteers to assist

in fulfilling the high demand of its Meals

on Wheels program, which provides meals

and outreach to seniors who are unable

to prepare or have meals otherwise provided.

There are eight pickup areas in the

Greater Orlando area, and the commitment

is once per week for approximately 1.5-2

hours on weekday mornings. Volunteers

must be 18-older and have a valid driver’s

license, insurance and reliable transportation.

For more information, email

lshumaker@seniorsfirstinc.org or visit


Ongoing — Volunteers Needed

The Winter Garden Heritage Foundation

History Center, 21 E. Plant St., Winter

Garden, seeks friendly, responsible volunteers

to staff the welcome center by greeting

guests and answering questions. Weekday

hours are available from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

and/or 2-5 p.m. For more information,

call Jim or Lynne, 407-656-3244; or visit


Ongoing — Volunteers Needed

Vitas Healthcare of Central Florida seeks

hospice volunteers to provide relief for caregivers,

offer companionship for patients,

run errands and help in small but meaningful

ways. Assignments and schedules are

made according to the volunteer’s preferences.

For more information or to attend

an orientation class, call 407-691-4541.

Ongoing — Volunteers Needed

Hospice of the Comforter, which cares

for the physical, emotional and spiritual

needs of patients and their families facing

an incurable illness, seeks volunteers with a

compassionate heart. For more information,

call Jacque King, 407-379-2254; or email


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▲ (L. to r.) Emma Boyer of Palm Lake, Donna Boyer of

Palm Lake, Michelle Kantor of Stoneybrook West, and

Kristina Sasser of North Bay.

Kids Beating Cancer held its 2017 Hats &

Heroes Masquerade Ball, celebrating 25 years,

at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando. The theme for the

night was “Phantom of the Opera.” It featured music

from the Broadway show with Terry Barber and his

orchestra, as well as dancing to the music of

Michael Andrew & Swingerhead followed by a DJ

After Party. The night also included live and silent

auctions, and raffled off a set of diamond stud

earrings valued at $10,000. The event raised

money to treat pediatric patients with childhood

cancers who need bone marrow transplants as part

of their treatments.

▲ Donna and David Boyer of Palm Lake.

▲ Francelis Gonzalez, M.D., (right) and Victor Pantoja

Jr. (left) of Turtle Creek.

▲ Palm Lake residents (l. to r.) Donna and Dr. David

Boyer with daughter Emma Boyer.

▲ (L. to r.) Francelis Gonzalez, M.D., of Turtle Creek;

Emma Boyer of Palm Lake; Donna Boyer of Palm Lake;

and Tatiana Suniaga.

▲ Donna Boyer (center) of Palm Lake and Richard

and Leslie Skillman of Torey Pines.

▲ Francelis Gonzalez, M.D., (center) and Dr. David

and Donna Boyer of Palm Lake.

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Southwest Sports


▲ Kendall Danganan of Turtle Creek competes in


Iron Core Gym of Ocoee competed at the R.A.W.

United Stronglife Powerlifting Competition in

Tampa. Kendall Danganan of Turtle Creek

placed first in the women’s 132-pound senior

division. Christopher Newton of Dr. Phillips

won the men’s 181-pound 18-19 division, and

Peter Pires of Cross Creek took the 181-pound

senior title, as well as the pound-for-pound best

power lifter award, for the men with a total of

1,525 pounds. Scott Morgan of Winter Garden

rounded out Iron Core’s first-place finishers in the

men’s 308+-pound senior division. Anthony

Empuno came in second for the 165-pound

seniors, and Bradley Brown of Windermere

placed fourth in the men’s 198-pound class.

▲ Scott Morgan of Winter Garden on the bench press.

▲ Christopher Newton of Dr. Phillips competes in


▲ Anthony Empuno competes in squats.

▲ Peter Pires of Cross Creek competes in squats.

▲ (L. to r.) Bradley Brown of Windermere, Kendall Danganan

of Turtle Creek, Peter Pires of Cross Creek, Christopher Newton

of Dr. Phillips, Anthony Empuno, Scott Morgan of Winter

Garden, and Dave Knepper of Windermere Chase compete at

the R.A.W. United Stronglife Powerlifting Competition in Tampa.

▲ (Front, l. to r.) Christopher Newton of Dr. Phillips, Colin Pires of Ocoee,

Sampson DaSilva of MetroWest, (middle, l. to r.) Angelina DaSilva of Ocoee,

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Discover Taylor Morrison’s six luxury communities in the West Orlando area. Each community offers a variety of home styles and price ranges to choose from.

Find the exclusive neighborhood and classic lifestyle you’ve been searching for with Taylor Morrison.

• 2,274 - 4,290 Sq. Ft.

• 3 - 4 Beds

• 2 - 3.5 Baths

• 1,938 - 3,300 Sq. Ft.

• 2 - 3 Bedrooms

• 2.5 Baths

• 3,314 - 4,882 Sq. Ft.

• 4 - 5 Bedrooms

• 3.5 - 4.5 Baths



• 2 - 3 Car Garage

• From the $300s

14193 Jomatt Loop, Winter Garden, FL 34787 | 407-439-0011


• 2 Car Garage

• From the $260s

5717 Hamlin Groves Trail, Winter Garden, FL 34787 | 407-905-4675


• 1,965 - 5,173 Sq. Ft.

• 3 - 6 Bedrooms w/ Den

• 2 - 5.5 Baths

• 1 - 2 Story Homes

• 2 - 3 Car Garage

• From the $600s


• 3,314 - 4,927 Sq. Ft.

• 4 - 5 Bedrooms w/ Den

• 3 - 5 Baths


• 2 - 3 Car Garages

• From the high $270s

• Waterfront Homesites

7719 Minutemen Loop, Winter Garden, FL 34787 | 407-905-4651

7518 Blue Quail Lane, Orlando, FL 32835 | 407-628-3602



• 2,681 - 4,121 Sq. Ft.

• 4 - 5 Bedrooms

• 2 - 3 Baths

• 1 - 2 Story Homes

• 2 - 3 Car Garage

• From the $400s

6975 Phillips Reserve Court, Orlando, FL 32819 | 407-439-0013

• 1 - 2 Story Homes

• 2 - 3 Car Garages

• From the $700s

1106 Estancia Woods Loop, Windermere, FL 34786 | 407-756-5025

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