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TABLE OF CONTENTS

NOTEWORTHY ................................................................................. 6

Rosen Donates Millions to Cancer Effort

29

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD ............................................................... 7

SUMMER KIDS CALENDAR ............................................................... 12

SCHOOL NEWS ............................................................................. 25

SOUTHWEST SPORTS ...................................................................... 32

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COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD ....................................................... 34

SOUTHWEST SERVICE DIRECTORY ................................................... 37

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Following the loss of his son, Adam

Rosen, to brain cancer, hotelier and

Southwest resident Harris Rosen has

donated millions to the University of

Florida Cancer Center.

“After Adam passed a few months

ago, I knew I wanted to do something

in his memory to help others, so other

families do not need to suffer the way

we have,” said Rosen, founder, president

and chief operating officer of

Rosen Hotels & Resorts. “It was

the right thing to do.”

Adam received treatment for his

cancer at the Preston A. Wells Jr.

Center for Brain Tumor Therapy at the

University of Florida in Gainesville. He

was 26 when he died after battling the

disease for more than two years. His

father was impressed with the team’s

dedication to improving patients’ quality

of life and their commitment to

patients.

“Gainesville had a very aggressive

treatment program that was highly recommended,”

Rosen said. “The universities

and hospitals we spoke with said

University of Florida Shands [Hospital]

would be the perfect place for Adam.”

NOTEWORTHY

The $12 million gift comes from the

Harris Rosen Foundation. It will

contribute $10 million throughout the

next decade. Craig Mateer donated

$2 million to the foundation, which in

turn, donated it to UF, bringing the total

gift to $12 million.

The gift will support new research

and the ReMission Alliance Against

Brain Tumors, a multi-institutional research

collaborative focused on the

advancement of novel immunotherapies

for adult’s and children’s brain

cancer.

“Most treatments are created in

labs at universities, but they do not

share their work with others,” Rosen

said. “It’s a competitive environment.

Competition is good, but not when

you are trying to find a cure for a

disease. What you want to find is an

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expeditious paradigm, one that works

quickly and enables you to seek information

from others, and all participate

together.”

“What makes the funding so unique

is that it will fund collaborative research

across multiple centers,” said

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., codirector

of UF’s Preston A. Wells Jr.

Center for Brain Tumor Therapy and director

of the ReMission Alliance. “The

dollars we would expend in collaboration

should have a greater return on

that investment. We initially envision

engaging 11 outstanding research institutes

and brain tumor centers in the

project, and our aim will be to expand

that list of partners as time and resources

allow going forward.”

In honor of Adam Michael Rosen,

the university will rename the suite that

houses the UF Health Neuromedicine

Hospital and the neuro-oncology

laboratories within UF’s Evelyn F. and

William L. McKnight Brain Institute.

Officials of the university announced

the gift before the inaugural ReMission

Summit for Brain Tumors at Rosen

Shingle Creek resort. More than 100

experts attended the summit and will

form the elite research community. UF

plans to raise $100 million to support the

initiative.

ReMission Alliance’s work builds on

the success and growth of UF’s brain

tumor center and collaborative research

partnerships fostered over several

years by Mitchell. Immunotherapy

is not the standard of care in treating

malignant, primary brain tumors, but it

has become a standard therapy in the

past decade for other late-stage cancers

that have failed other treatments.

“A major objective of the ReMission

Alliance will be to harness our best efforts,

best ideas and best initiatives to

have a synergistic effort to push across

the threshold and see immunotherapy

become a part of the armamentarium

of standard of care for brain cancer,”

Mitchell said.

Philanthropist, Southwest resident and

Rosen Hotels & Resorts founder/COO

Harris Rosen donates millions for cancer

research in honor of his late son, Adam

Rosen (pictured), who recently passed

away from brain cancer.

UF currently has four, first-in-human

clinical trials underway, using

immunotherapy for adults and pediatric

patients with brain tumors.

Immunotherapy uses the patient’s

own cells to attack the cancer. It

can cross the blood brain barrier to

track down brain tumors. A person’s

immune system will remember what

it has seen in the past and provide

long-term surveillance against that invader,

and it is specific and less likely

to cause side effects than traditional

chemotherapy.

“We have had an extraordinarily

large, concerted effort in building immunotherapy

platforms for malignant

brain tumors at UF,” Mitchell said. “It

has been a major area of focus, not

our exclusive area but a major area of

focus, and we have one of the largest

portfolios of unique and new therapy

trials for adult and pediatric patients.”

UF Cancer Center’s research portfolio

includes about $200 million annually

from the National Institutes of

Health. However, Mitchell considers

philanthropic support from individuals

and foundations critical to continuing

the research into new areas and

achieving better outcomes.

“If there is going to be a cure, a

collaborative effort is far superior to

single entities working in a competitive

environment,” Rosen said. “If this

becomes the new treatment paradigm,

it could change the structure

dramatically for the better.” ª


n Dr. Phillips

Dave’s House co-founders and

Dr. Phillips residents Ron and

Lin Wilensky appointed Ellen

O’Connor director of the nonprofit.

Dave’s House provides permanent

supportive housing for individuals

with serious mental illnesses. In her

new position, Ellen leads the execution

Ellen

O’Connor

is hired as

director

of Dave’s

House.

of the Dave’s House’s strategic growth

plan, focusing on the development of

new Dave’s House homes in Central

Florida. Since 2008, Dave’s House

has developed more than $3.2 million

in housing and neighborhood

improvements while saving more

than $5.5 million in public crisis care

costs.

n MetroWest

IN YOURNEIGHBORHOOD

MetroWest Master Association

was honored at the annual

Neighborhood Watch Leaders

Forum hosted by the Orlando Police

Department. The ceremony recognized

communities for the success

of their crime-prevention and

Neighborhood Watch programs in

2018, and MetroWest — developed

in 1986 — was honored with the

Crime Prevention Leadership Award.

MetroWest is in the fifth year of a

community partnership with Critical

Intervention Services, a Floridabased

company that specializes in

enhancing public safety. MetroWest

public safety officers serve as community

liaisons, building relationships

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with community members, businesses,

OPD and other law enforcement

officials and entities.

Giau Tran of MetroWest was

initiated into The Honor Society of

Phi Kappa Phi at Nova Southeastern

University, where he is studying biomedical

science. Phi Kappa Phi is

the nation’s oldest and most selective

all-discipline collegiate honor

society. Giau is among approximately

30,000 students, faculty

members, professional staff and

alumni who are initiated into Phi

Kappa Phi each year. Membership

is by invitation only and requires

nomination and approval by a

chapter. For seniors and juniors,

only the top 10 percent and top 7.5

percent, respectively, are eligible

for membership.

n Ocoee

The city of Ocoee’s historic downtown

revitalization continues to move

forward and will impact landmarks

near Ocoee City Hall, but it is not

anticipated to affect public parking

at city hall. The city’s Veteran’s

Memorial Wall is now located in the

area of active construction and will

not be accessible by the public until

construction is completed in July.

The granite memorial wall, located

at Bill Breeze Park, is inscribed

with the names of Ocoee residents

who gave their lives for freedom.

The wall and other monuments are

being relocated and incorporated

into a larger, more visible memorial

area on the Bluford Avenue side of

the Withers-Maguire House. In addition,

the city’s electric-car charging

station adjacent to city hall is also

closed for the next several months

because of the downtown redevelopment.

The public is invited to use

the city’s other electric-car charging

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n Sand Lake Point

Sand Lake Point resident Jerry

Lin, age 13, won a Certificate

of Excellence from The Royal

Conservatory of Music for scoring

the top marks in Orlando on

the Level 2 Piano examination. His

piano teacher is Josephine Chan

of Windermere. RCM awards

Certificates of Excellence each academic

year at the state and community

levels to students earning the top

marks on the practical examinations

of the RCM Certificate Program,

RCM’s internationally acclaimed system

of music study. To be eligible for

Jerry Lin, age 13, of Sand Lake Point

earns a Certificate of Excellence from The

Royal Conservatory of Music.

a certificate, students must score at

least 80 percent on their practical examination

and must have completed

the necessary music theory co-requisites

for their respective level and

discipline.

n Turtle Creek

Victor Pantoja Jr. and his

wife, Dr. Francelis Gonzales,

of Turtle Creek attended the 2019

St. Jude Orlando Gala held at

Four Seasons Resort Orlando.

The event raised funds for pediatric

patients affected by childhood

cancer who are seeking treatment

at St. Jude Children’s Research

Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

The couple invited Orange County

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multicultural affairs and

international relations office;

Tatiana Suniaga

and her husband, Rafael

Moya. This year’s gala

was a great success, surpassing

the number of

donations from previous

years.

n Windermere

Windermere residents Vernic

and Mitesh Popat attended the

Student Academy Awards held at the

Mitesh (left) and Vernic Popat of Windermere

travel to Beverly Hills, California, to attend the Student

Academy Awards.

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established the Student Academy

Awards in 1972 to support and encourage

excellence in filmmaking at

the collegiate level.

Windermere resident Sherry

Paramore was named president

of Elevate Orlando, a local nonprofit

that equips and empowers

underserved youth with in-school instruction,

24/7 mentoring and postsecondary

preparation. Currently,

Elevate has programs in three

Orange County public high schools

and the feeder schools for each:

Oak Ridge, Jones and Evans high

schools. Sherry is a well-known leader

in Orlando’s nonprofit community.

She replaced Elevate Orlando

founder and former President

Sherry Paramore of Windermere

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Summer Kids

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Summer is just around the corner, and soon, the 2018-19 school year

will be over. If you’re seeking kid-friendly activities to keep your children

entertained, active and out of trouble, then look no further. Southwest

Orlando Bulletin’s annual Summer Kids Calendar provides great ideas

to get you started!

ACTING, MODELING, IMAGE & CONFIDENCE DEVELOPMENT

CAMPS at The Maile Image, Modeling & Acting School, 803 S.

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The Maile School has been training since 1982. The school trains in the

areas of image and confidence development; professional modeling and

on-camera acting for TV, commercials and film. Camps are held at the

Maile School, and there’s

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at The Mall at Millenia.

One-day workshops are

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sessions are taught by

industry professionals.

Camps also include a

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Campers learn self-esteem while experiencing modeling

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Summer Show Camps

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ACTING, MUSICAL THEATER & PRODUCTION CAMPS presented

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Theater summer stage

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Book. Auditions are May 4 and May 18. Other offerings include Creative

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Theater (Descendeants, Moana, Frozen and Musical Theatre Intensive for

Teens). Costs range from $200-$450.

ACTING, MUSICAL THEATER & PRODUCTION CAMPS at Theatre

South Playhouse at The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips, 7601 Della Drive, Suite

15, Orlando, 407-489-4459, www.theatresouthplayhouse.org, enters its 10th

summer season. Camps, for grades K-12, include “The Greatest Show Camp,” “I

Wanna Moana,” “A Chorus Line” (Teen Edition),”Rock of Ages” (Middle School

Edition), “Dear Evan Hamilton,” “Newsies Rocks,” “Etiquette Camp,” “Camp

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Broadway Tap,” “Mean

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All of Theatre South’s teaching

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Camp Gan Israel is a summer camp dedicated to enriching the lives of

children from diverse Jewish backgrounds and affiliations, through a

stimulating camping experience. Campers are infused with a deep sense

of pride in their Jewish heritage, and love for the land of Israel. We put

great focus on child safety and program quality. We offer a variety of

“Funshops” to suit each camper’s interest and talent.

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of players, fantastic giveaways and NBA excitement. (Sessions will sell out).

All players ages 6–17 are able to participate. Also look into their specialty

camps such as the Mini Camp, Overnight Camp and Challenge camps.

A True Homeschool Partnership

The Hybrid Program is designed for students (K-12th Grade)

to receive instruction two days a week in a traditional classroom

setting, while instruction is parent-led the other three days with

content provided by The Classical School.

We also offer the Traditional Program (K-8th grade) for families

who wish to exclusively homeschool their child with support and

quarterly portfolio reviews from The Classical School.

CREATIVE ARTS CAMPS

at Orlando Premier Music

Instruction, www.orlando-premiermusic-instruction.com.

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art, dance, theater, writing or

film, an OPMI specialty summer

camp can be his or her perfect

summer experience. OPMI offers

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summer camps that help children

explore their creativity, improve

social skills, grow physically and

emotionally, and broaden their

knowledge and perspectives,

all while making new friends!

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a wide variety of specialized summer camps.

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Orlando Ballet School offers an extensive

summer program for dancers of all ages.

DANCE PROGRAMS at

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technique or a young dancer looking for some summer fun, OBS has a summer

program for you! Online registration is available.

LIBRARY CAMPS AND CLASSES through the Orange County

Library System, 407-835-7323, ocls.info. Registration is open for the

Orange County Library

System’s annual Summer

Reading Program. This

year’s theme is “Universe

of Stories,” and they have

space-themed camps, classes

and programs for kids

of all ages, as well as fun

events featuring animals,

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Youngsters enjoy a variety of activities, including

live performances, through Orange County Library

System’s camps and classes.

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seasoned teachers during

all-day sessions.

Focused on musical theater,

acting or jazz music,

these high-energy

summer camp programs

are as rewarding as

they are intensive. Each

culminates in an exciting

showcase for friends

and family, giving students

a chance to show

off their new (or newly

perfected) skills.

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Onstage performances are part of the summer programs

at AdventHealth School of the Arts at Dr. Phillips

Center for the Performing Arts.

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MUSICAL THEATER, JAZZ MUSIC & ACTING PROGRAMS

at AdventHealth School of the Arts at Dr. Phillips Center for

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PERFORMING ARTS CAMPS offered by Orlando

Repertory Theatre, 1001 E. Princeton St., Orlando.

Orlando REP, now at five campuses across Central

Florida, produces the most dynamic camps in Central

Florida, with offerings for students in pre-K through high

SeaWorld’s

campers make

friendships that go

deeper.

Musical Theater

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Shine in the Limelight offers a variety of

summer stage experiences for your

young thespian! Top notch staff, themed

enrichment experiences and Broadway

Style production programs performed in

professional theater venues in Central

Florida. This is THE place for your

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camps foster

self-confidence,

creativity,

problem-solving

skills and more.

school: building confidence, creating joy and exploring

personal artistry through theatre. Campers can focus

on acting, dance, improv, costuming or scenic design.

Which adventure will you choose? For more information,

visit www.orlandorep.com.

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CAMPS are the coolest way to have fun this summer.

Campers have unparalleled opportunities to connect with

the sea and make lifelong memories. Counselors provide

specialized activities that make this camp a truly unique

experience. Campers go behind-the-scenes and interact

with inspiring animals. Leaving a lasting impression of

wildlife and friendship is what SeaWorld Camp is all

about. For more information, call 407-545-5550 or visit

seaworldcamps.com/orlando.

SUMMER CAMPS at

Cranium Academy,

407-294-6950, www.

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summer-camps. Cranium

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Campers can become junior

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astronauts exploring outer space, junior game makers learning computer

science, and more. With more than 20,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor

space to explore, exciting curriculum and classrooms equipped with state-ofthe-art

learning technology, Cranium Academy is the ultimate summer camp

destination. Various schedule options are available for ages 2-10. STEM —

science, technology, engineering and math — camps are now available!

Space is limited.

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SUMMER CAMPS at Gan Israel Day Camp, 407-354-3660,

www.ilovegi.com, are camps on 27 beautiful acres that are dedicated to enriching

the lives of children from diverse Jewish backgrounds and affiliations

through stimulating camp experiences.

Activities include

sports, swimming, archery,

a ropes course, water sports,

art and specialty fun shops.

Camp Gan Israel is part of

the largest, fastest-growing

network of day camps, enjoying

a reputation as a trendsetter

in Jewish camping,

with innovative ideas and

creative programs. CGI is

accredited by the American

Camp Association. Camp

sessions are June 24-July 19

from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Extended care is available.

Campers enjoy a variety of outdoor activities at

Gan Israel Day Camp.

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SUMMER CAMPS at the Rosen

JCC, 11184 S. Apopka-Vineland

Road, Orlando, 407-387-5330,

campjorlando.org. Camp J at the

Rosen JCC in Dr. Phillips is the place

to be! It offers a full selection of summer

programs, open to all, including

a general camp, sports camp and a

variety of specialty camps. This summer,

Rosen JCC is proud to host the

Campers make lifelong memories at Camp

J at the Rosen JCC.

Orlando Repertory Theatre Camp (The REP) and the Orlando Science Center as

part of its growing program. Extended care from 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. is available.

The Classical School offers summer programs

for all ages and interests.

SUMMER PROGRAMS at

The Classical School at The

First Academy, 2667 Bruton

Blvd., Orlando, 407-206-8634,

thefirstacademy.org/academics/

summer-quest. It’s an exciting

summer at The Classical

School! Students actively

participate in SummerQuest

— summer programs for

all ages and interests, from

arts to sports to academics

— and much more. Program offerings are on the campus of The First

Academy.

SUMMER CAMPS at the

YMCA of Central Florida,

ymcacf.org/camp, allow kids to

discover and explore, build lasting

friendships and learn in a safe environment.

Campers participate in

a variety of fun activities that teach

YMCA core values and build character.

From aquatics and sports to

overnight camp at YMCA Camp

Wewa and so much more, the Y offers

the right fit for everyone in your

family for the best summer ever.

Summer campers at the YMCA of Central

Florida build the foundation for a lifetime of

learning in a safe and caring atmosphere of

fun.

SWIM LESSONS at Safety

First Swim School, 321-

418-6532, safetyfirstswim.com,

offers survival swim lessons at

West Orange Country Club,

3300 West Orange Country

Club Drive, Winter Garden.

Drowning is the leading cause

of accidental death in children

ages 1-4 (U.S. Centers

for Disease Control). The truth

is that although drowning is

the No. 1 cause of accidental

The staff at Safety First Swim School makes

students their first priority.

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death in young children, it is also true that this unfortunate statistic is 100 percent

preventable. According to the National Institute of Health, swim lessons

reduce the risk of drowning by 88 percent.

TENNIS CAMPS at

The Tennis Academy at

Windermere Preparatory

School, 6189 Winter Garden

Vineland Road, Windermere,

407-928-6666 — a five-star

facility with five-star coaches

in Southwest Orlando. The

program, which begins May

27, includes fun, games, activities

and keeping cool

inside and outside with a

swimming pool option included!

The cost is $275 per

person for five days or $175

The Tennis Academy at Windermere

Preparatory School gives its campers hands-on

tennis experience.

per person for three days from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. If required, before and after

care is provided from 7:45-9 a.m. and 2-5:45 p.m. for a cost of $115

per week. Lessons/junior programs continue throughout the summer, as

well as Elite Training Camps that run Monday-Thursday and cost $320 per

person each week. For more information and electronic registration, visit

www.orlandotennisacademy.com or www.elitetennisusa.com, or email

info@thetennisteam.com.

THEATRICAL CAMPS at

Garden Theatre, 407-877-

4736, gardentheatre.org, are

for young theater fans entering

kindergarten through grade 12.

Camps focus on developing performance

abilities and encouraging

a curiosity for theater in a

fun and supportive environment.

All courses are designed to build

confidence, strengthen communication

skills, develop imagination and create a sense of community through

collaboration. Take center stage at Garden Theatre!

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

at St Luke’s United Methodist

Church, st.lukes.org/camps, allows

campers in VPK-sixth grade

to have fun and make memories.

Participants learn how to

live B.I.G. in God’s neighborhood,

where stewardship, equality,

acceptance, kindness and

love make a neighborhood

a great place to make new

friends. Rising seventh-graders

Campers at the Garden Theatre take center

stage!

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n Sand Lake Elementary

The children at Sand Lake

Elementary received a special

visit from an important man last

month. Orange County Mayor

and Southwest resident Jerry

Demings spoke with the students

about his background and family.

Everyone in attendance was eager

to ask the mayor questions, and

Mayor Demings was happy to

answer them.

SCHOOL NEWS

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n Tildenville Elementary

To celebrate National Engineers

Week and raise awareness about

fifth-graders at Tildenville Elementary

in Winter Garden. The activity gave

students a chance to learn about what

it takes to build roads from the bottom

up. Using ingredients such as oats,

sugar and walnuts as aggregates, the

youngsters found out more about the

many “ingredients” that go into building

a road. The chocolate represented

A Florida

Turnpike

engineer

helps

Tildenville

Elementary

students

create mock

asphalt using

chocolate

and other

edible

ingredients.

Orange County Mayor and Southwest resident Jerry Demings (back, right) takes time to

speak with the students at Sand Lake Elementary.

careers involving STEM — science,

technology, engineering and math

— engineers from Florida’s Turnpike

used “chocolate asphalt” to teach

the tar and asphalt, resulting in yummy

edible creations for the participants.

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n Water Spring Elementary

Water Spring Elementary, located

at 16000 Water Spring

Blvd., is a new school in Winter

Garden. It relieves Keene’s

Crossing and Independence

elementary schools. Its name was

voted on by the school community

and was chosen to match the

name of the street it is located on.

It was previously known as Site

49-E-W-4.

n Westbrooke Elementary

West Orange Creamery sponsored

Westbrooke Elementary’s annual

third-grade Multiplication Ice

Cream Party. The students work hard

all year to study their multiplication

times tables. Throughout this time,

they have to pass a 50-question multiplication

fluency test in two minutes

to earn each times table ice cream

scoop. If they pass through their 12s,

they earn an awesome ice cream

By tackling their multiplication times tables,

Westbrooke Elementary third-graders earn an ice cream

party at West Orange Creamery.

party. Congratulations and job

well-done!

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n Horizon West Middle

Horizon West Middle

is a new school located

at 8200 Tattant Blvd. in

Windermere. The school

relieves Bridgewater

Middle. Its name was

voted on by the school

community and was chosen

because the school is

located in Horizon West.

It was previously known as

Site 37-M-SW-4.

n Et Al

Members of the School

Board of Orange County

recognized April as School

Library Media Month and

Autism Awareness Month

during a March meeting.

The purpose of designating

April as School

Library Media Month is

to focus on the services,

programs and resources provided

by school library media centers and

to demonstrate how these services

contribute to the education of students.

In acknowledging April as

Autism Awareness Month, Orange

County Public Schools is recognizing

its more than 3,200 students

with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

The district has an array of educational

supports, including physical,

occupational, speech and/or

language therapy, and behavioral

assistance. These supports ensure

that students with ASD receive their

education with nondisabled peers

in the least-restrictive environment

most appropriate for their individual

needs.

Orlando Science School student

Arjun Somnali of Southwest

Orlando placed third in the 2019

U.S. Academic Bee Regional Finals

that were held in Fort Lauderdale.

He qualified to compete at the 2019

International Academic Competitions

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Southwest resident

Arjun Somnali

(left) of Orlando

Science School

qualifies for the 2019

International Academic

Competitions Middle

School and Elementary

School National

Championships. Arjun

is pictured with Syed

Aayon Aashfaque,

who placed second in

the History Bee and

first in the Academic

Bee.

Middle School and Elementary

School National Championships

in the divisions of National History

Bee and Bowl, as well as the U.S.

Academic Bee and Bowl. The championships

will be held from June 7

through June 10 in Rosemont, Illinois.

Each year, Christ The King

Lutheran Preschool holds a

wedding for the letters “Q” and

“U” to teach the children that those

school enjoyed mini cupcakes in

celebration.

West Orange Foundation is

offering a new scholarship opportunity

for local students this year —

the Danniel J. Petro Scholarships.

The scholarship fund, administered

by the West Orange Chamber

of Commerce, was established to

make it possible for eligible students

from local high schools to

(L. to r.) Mia Deeb,

Nichole Rodriquez,

Jack Brittnell and

Baylen Holliday act

out a wedding between

the letters “Q” and “U”

at Christ The King

Lutheran Preschool.

letters are always used together in

the English language. This year, the

roles in the ceremony were played

by VPK 4-year-olds Jack Brittnell

as “U,” Mia Deeb the flower girl,

Baylen Holliday as ring bearer,

and Nichole Rodriquez as “Q.”

Following the “marriage,” the entire

further their education at Valencia

College, Orange Technical College

or the University of Central Florida.

To qualify, eligible senior students

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Orlo Vista, Pine Hills, Windermere

or Winter Garden; attend a high

school in one of those areas; have

a current GPA of at least 2.75; and

apply to attend Valencia College,

Orange Technical College or

the University of Central Florida.

Several students may be awarded

$1,000 scholarships, and two will

be awarded $2,500 from the Petro

Family Foundation. Applications

and required supporting documents

must be emailed to Carrie Wilson

at cwilson@wochamber.com or

postmarked by April 5, 2019,

to be considered. Applications

by mail should be sent to West

Orange Chamber of Commerce,

12184 W. Colonial Drive, Winter

Garden, FL 34787. To download

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beverage samples, along with interactive exhibits from leading businesses

across West Orange.

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The Golden Bear Club at

Keene’s Point will host its third annual

Give Kids The World Hope in

One Celebrity Golf Classic presented

by Holiday Inn Club Vacations on

April 29. More than 30 celebrities

are participating this year, including

former baseball player and St.

Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Ray

Lankford, renowned PGA Tour

player and coach Sean Foley,

astronaut Jon McBride, current

PGA Tour players Robert Gamez

and Richy Werenski, and a host

of former pro football players such

as Ricky Nattiel and Jesse

Solomon.

The Celebrity Pairings Party, featuring

The Rick Monroe Band of

Tennessee, will be held April 28.

Breakfast starts at 8 a.m. on April

29, followed by a 9:30 a.m. shotgun

start. Last year’s tournament raised

a record $305,000 for Give Kids

The World Village, a Central Florida

nonprofit resort that makes dreams

come true by providing weeklong,

cost-free vacations to children with

critical illnesses and their families.

SOUTHWEST SPORTS

Dr. P. Phillips YMCA’s competitive

youth basketball team, the

DP Hawks, won the Dynasty

Hoops Tip-Off Classic basketball

tournament. The ninthgrade

DP Hawks won the Gold

compiled by Lauren Salinero

division, and the seventh-grade

squad finished third in the Gold

division.

The teams are led by coach

Justin Shipp. Staff members

and supporters of the program are

proud of the boys’ hard work and

determination.

The seventh-grade DP Hawks basketball team from the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA wins

the championship at the Dynasty Hoops Tip-Off Classic.

World TeamTennis officials

announced Orlando will be

awarded one of two expansion

franchises as the league grows to

eight teams for the 2019 season. The

Orlando Storm will debut as

WTT begins its 44th season in July.

The Orlando Storm will play its

home matches at the USTA National

Campus. Jocelyn Davie will serve

as the team’s general manager, and

the players will be coached by former

ATP Tour player Scott Lipsky.

For more information, visit www.

wtt.com.

The Dr. Phillips High School

women’s track and field team won

the championship at the 29-team Brian

Jaeger Classic at Showalter Field. The

group won gold medals in four sprint

events, and 11 athletes earned podium

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a full 37 points more than its closest

competitor, and earned their third

consecutive meet title.

The Mission Inn Resort & Club in

Howey-in-the-Hills will host the Pro

Imaging Golf Tournament from

April 13 through April 17. Players

will be able to play practice rounds

each day of their attendance. Tee

times are posted online at www.

proimagingexpo.com/tee-times/

so players can add their names to

the times and select when and with

whom they want to play.

Girls on the Run Central

Florida officials announced a key

change in top leadership with the

promotion of Tracy King to the

executive director position. With a

background focused on human relations

and a passion for community

engagement, program development

Tracy King

is promoted to

executive director

of Girls on the

Run Central

Florida.

and advocacy, King joined GOTRCFL

in January 2018.

“I believe it is important to provide

young girls with the life skills practiced

at Girls on the Run to equip

them to be able to handle challenges

they may face,” she said, regarding

accepting the position.

The appointment to executive director

allows King to focus on strategic

leadership in overseeing the organization’s

financial health, fundraising

initiatives and volunteer leadership

with the board of directors and countless

volunteers that support GOTRCFL.

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Kennedy Jackson, (back, l. to r.) Mia Sales, Katelyn Nazzaro, coach Dan, Bailey

Dill, Kelsey Dovan and Teagan Setzer of the 2009 Rush Force soccer U-10 team win

the 2019 Florida Rush Cup.

The 2009 Rush Force soccer

U-10 team, known as The Tacos,

won the 2019 Florida Rush Cup earlier

this year. The girls, who hail from Dr.

Phillips, Windermere and Winter

Garden, are led by coach Dan.

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n Charities/Fundraisers

April 5 — Cheers to Change Gala

Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N. Mills Ave.,

Orlando, hosts Cheers to Change, Victim

Service Center’s sixth annual gala, including

catered food and drinks, entertainment and a

silent auction. Time: 6-9:30 p.m. Cost: $75,

with proceeds benefiting the lives of victims.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

www.victimservicecenter.org/2019cheers-tochange/#1549305231906-3d85721c-c546.

April 6 — Benefit Wine Tasting

The Dunhill Companies and Fields Auto Group

co-sponsor the 12th annual Benefit Wine Tasting

at the Mini Cooper Showroom, 350 S. Lake

Destiny Drive, Orlando. Time: 7-10 p.m. Cost:

$100, with proceeds benefiting Arnold Palmer

Hospital for Children. For more information, call

407-992-4000 or email winetasting@dunhill.net.

April 7 — High Tea & Hats

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, 4012

Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, hosts High

Tea & Hats, Puttin’ on the Glitz, a leisurely luncheon

with traditional teatime fare, a stylish hat

parade and contest, silent auction and high-end

raffle prizes. Time: 2-5 p.m. Proceeds benefit

Meals on Wheels and other programs that help

seniors live independently. Sponsorships are

available. For more information and to RSVP,

call 407-615-8979 or visit highteaandhats.com.

April 9 — Spring Into Fashion

Bloomingdales Orlando at The Mall at Millenia

hosts the annual Spring Into Fashion, a showcase

of spring trends with a live runway

show, finger foods and more. Time: 10:45

a.m. Cost: $25; $50 for front-row seating,

with proceeds benefiting the Jewish Pavilion,

which provides life-enhancing resources to

seniors in living facilities. For more information,

call Nancy Ludin, 407-678-9363; or email

nancyludin@jewishpavilion.org.

April 13 — Dream Big 5K

SeaWorld Orlando, 7007 Sea World Drive,

Orlando, hosts the ninth annual Dawn

Brancheau Foundation Dream Big 5K, including

prizes and a special route for a Family Fun

Walk. Strollers and baby joggers are welcome.

Participants are invited to join in on community

service projects taking place after the closing

remarks. Time: 6 a.m. for on-site registration,

7:15 a.m. for warmup and welcoming remarks,

7:30 a.m. for the race, 8:30 a.m. for awards

and closing remarks, 9 a.m. for community

service projects at the Sea Harbor Pavilion.

Cost: $25, adults; $10 youth 17-younger, with

proceeds benefiting the foundation, which is

dedicated to improving the lives of children

and animals in need, inspiring others to follow

their dreams, and promoting the importance of

community service. For more information or to

register, visit dawnsfoundation.org.

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April 13 — Brews Around The Zoo

The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens,

3755 W. Seminole Blvd., Sanford, hosts the

12th annual Brews Around the Zoo, including

food samples from local restaurants, live

music, special animal encounters and more

than 30 different craft beers. Guests must be

21-older. Time: 6-10 p.m. Cost: $50-$70,

with proceeds directly supporting the zoo’s

animal welfare, conservation initiatives and

educational programs. For more information,

call 407-323-4450, ext. 103; or email

megans@centralfloridazoo.org. To purchase tickets,

visit www.unation.com/event/350103241.

April 18 — West Orange Women

Charity Luncheon

Kobe Japanese Steakhouse, 148 International

Drive, Orlando, hosts West Orange Women’s

charity luncheon. Reservations are required by

April 5. Time: noon. Cost: $25. To RSVP, call

Dottie Ansel, 407-258-8155, between 10 a.m.-

9 p.m. For more information, call Mary Borgan,

407-929-3030; or visit westorangewomen.com.

April 20 — Paws For Peace Walk

Blue Jacket Park at Baldwin Park, 2501 General

Rees Ave., Orlando, hosts Harbor House of Central

Florida’s ninth annual Paws for Peace Walk, a fun,

leisurely stroll for families, friends and their pets.

This year’s theme is “Heart of a Hero,” and pets

and their humans are encouraged to dress as their

favorite superheroes. Other activities include pet

vendors, a pet agility course, Easter-egg hunts for

dogs and children, a contest for the largest and

smallest dogs participating in the walk, a bounce

house and more. Time: 8 a.m. for registration,

9 a.m. for the walk. Cost: A donation of $30 is

suggested and includes a free T-shirt and doggie

bandana. Other funds can be raised, and monies

benefit Harbor House of Central Florida’s on-site

kennel, removing the barrier for domestic-abuse

survivors to have to leave their pets behind when

fleeing. For more information or to register as an

individual or team, email gharb@harborhousefl.

com or visit www.harborhousefl.com.

April 27 — Corks, Caladiums &

Canvases

Nehrling Gardens, 2267 Hempel Ave., Gotha,

hosts Nehrling Gardens Corks, Caladiums &

Canvases, including wine and food samples

from regions of the world where the garden’s

plants originated. Attendees can view artists

at work and purchase original art. There is

also live music, a silent auction and a gift shop

with caladium plants for purchase. Time: 5-8

p.m. Cost: $50 in advance, $60 at the door.

Nehrling Gardens is owned and operated by

a local all-volunteer nonprofit that is rehabbing

Henry Nehrling’s historic home and gardens,

compiled by Lisa Sagers

creating new teaching gardens and providing

a historical, horticultural and environmental

enrichment center for the community. To purchase

tickets, visit www.nehrlinggardens.org.

For more information, call 407-445-9977 or

email info@nehrlinggardens.org.

April 27 — Wine & Dine For The Arts

Oakland Town Center, 221 N. Arrington St.,

Oakland, hosts the Hapco Wine & Dine for

the Arts, including live music, wine and food.

Time: 5-8:30 p.m. Cost: $75, with proceeds

benefiting Hapco’s educational programs that

build the futures of community students through

music and arts education. For more information,

call 800-409-6133, email info@hapcopromo.

org or visit www.hapcopromo.org.

April 27 — Aids Walk Orlando

Hope & Help’s annual Aids Walk Orlando takes

place at the Walt Disney Amphitheatre in downtown

Orlando’s Lake Eola Park, 195 N. Rosalind

Ave. Proceeds benefit the Hope & Help Center

of Central Florida Inc. in stopping new HIV infections

and connecting people to quality, affordable

health care. Time: 7:30 a.m. for registration, 8:30

a.m. for a short program, 8:45 a.m. for the walk.

Cost: $25 for individual registration. Additional

donations are accepted. To register, visit www.

aidswalkorlando.org. For more information, email

alberto.piedra@hopeandhelp.org.

April 27 — NAMIWalks 2019

Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd.,

Altamonte Springs, hosts NAMIWalks 2019, a

day of fun, friendship and a community united

to end the stigma of mental illness. Activities

include local vendors, service suppliers and

family entertainment; and walkers can register

and help to raise funds in support of NAMIGO’s

community programs. Time: 8 a.m. for checkin;

9 a.m. for start. For more information, call

407-253-1900, email information@namigo.org

or visit www.namigo.org.

May 4 — Pastor David Stephens 5K

Run/Walk

First Baptist Church Windermere’s parking

lot, 300 Main St., Windermere, serves as the

starting point of the fourth annual Pastor David

Stephens 5K Run/Walk. Registration packets

are available for pick up at St. Luke’s United

Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland

Road, Orlando, beginning May 1 through May

3 at 6 p.m. Any unclaimed packets are available

at the race site May 4 at 7:30 a.m. The

first 150 registered participants receive a race

shirt. Time: promptly at 8 a.m. Cost: $25, $15

for children 12-younger, with proceeds co-benefiting

St. Luke’s Family Assistance Ministries and

Recreational Ministries. For more information or

to register, visit www.st.lukes.org/5k.

May 8 — Celebration Of Motherhood

Breakfast

The public is invited to the 2019 Celebration

of Motherhood, including a plated breakfast

and silent auction, at Harry P. Leu Gardens,

1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando. Time: 8:30-

11 a.m. Cost: $50, with proceeds benefiting

Healthy Start families of Orange County.

Sponsorships are available. To purchase tickets

or register, visit www.healthystartorange.

org/com2019. For more information, visit

www.healthystartorange.org.

June 21 — Celebrating Independence

Gala

The Alfond Inn, 300 E. New England Ave.,

Winter Park, hosts Center for Independent Living’s

Celebrating Independence Gala, including a silent

auction, key raffle, photo booth, dinner, a cocktail

hour, dessert, complimentary beer and wine,

and the presentation of the Beverly Chapman

Legacy Award. Time: 6:30 p.m. Cost: $115,

with proceeds benefiting Center for Independent

Living. To reserve a room for the evening, visit

www.thealfondinn.com. A discounted room rate

is available by entering the code “Independence”

in the group code box. For more information,

call Brittany, 407-623-1070, ext. 5534; or email

bpilcher@cilorlando.org.

n Classes/Programs

Ongoing — Group Fitness Classes

AdventHealth Wellness Center Orlando, 2520

N. Orange Ave., Suite 101, Orlando, invites

the public to participate in a variety of group

classes, including 30-minute express lunchtime

sessions, BodyPump, dance, yoga, tai

chi, Zumba and more. Group fitness classes

are included in all memberships, and $5

day passes are available. For more information,

visit www.adventhealth.com/hospital/

adventhealth-orlando/wellness-center-orlando.

Through May 6 — Money Talks For

Women

Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.,

Orlando, hosts Money Talks for Women, a nineweek

series, where participants learn about

library services such as Morningstar Investment

Research Center, goal-oriented tools for saving,

investing and more. Time: Mondays at 6:30

p.m. For more information, call 407-835-7323.

April 9, 16, 23 & 30 —

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.

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n Easter Festivities

April 14 — Easter Fest

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 4851

S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, hosts

its third annual Easter Fest, a free event

that includes inflatables, pony rides, a petting

zoo, photo opps with the Easter Bunny,

crafts, an Easter-egg carnival, and a sensory

friendly area for children with special needs.

Time: 3-5:30 p.m. Volunteers are needed. For

more information, to preregister or to sign up

to volunteer, call 407-876-4991, ext. 216;

email connect@st.lukes.org or visit st.lukes.

org/easterfest.

April 20 — Easter Eggstravaganza

Direction Church, 7039 Grand National

Drive, Orlando, hosts an Easter

Eggstravaganza, including bounce houses,

free food, snow cones and cotton candy,

an Easter-egg hunt, prizes and giveaways.

Time: 10 a.m.-noon. Admission is

free. For more information, call 407-460-

9753, email info@direction.church or visit

www.direction.church.

April 20 — Easter-Egg Hunt

Central Park in downtown Winter Park hosts the

city’s 65th annual Easter-Egg Hunt, including

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a kids zone, photo opps with the Easter

Bunny, bounce slides, hands-on craft stations,

the Winter Park Public Library’s Story

Walk, and more. The egg hunt features more

than 14,000 stuffed eggs, and children can

hunt for eggs within their specific age group.

Time: 10 a.m. for children 4-7, 10:15 a.m.

for children 1-3, and 10:30 a.m. for children

8-older. For more information, call

407-599-3342.

April 20 — Easter-Egg Hunt

Royal Landscape, 2204 Hempel Ave.,

Gotha, hosts an Easter-egg hunt. Time: 10

a.m. For more information, call 407-296-

3042 or email royallandscapenursery.info.

April 20 — Easter-Egg Hunt On The

Range

Drive Shack, 7285 Corner Drive, Orlando,

hosts the Easter-Egg Hunt on the Range,

featuring photo opps with the Easter Bunny;

thousands of treat-filled eggs, including 100

golden eggs with prizes; and more. Children

must bring their own baskets. Time: Doors

open at 8 a.m., the hunt starts at 9 a.m.

Admission is free. For more information, visit

driveshack.com.

April 21 — Easter Brunch

Rosen Plaza, 9700 International Drive,

Orlando, offers an Easter brunch, including

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an array of soups, salads, fresh seafood and

desserts. Guests also receive complimentary

wine with their meals. Reservations are recommended

and include free parking. Time:

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $46.95 prepaid in

advance, $18.95 for children 4-11, free for

children 3-younger. For more information,

call 407-996-0256, email sales@rosenplaza.

com or visit www.rosenplaza.com/easter.

April 21 — Easter Brunch

Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd.,

Orlando, offers an Easter brunch, including

prime rib, flavorful chef stations, desserts and

more. Adults receive unlimited champagne and

mimosas. Reservations are required and also

include complimentary valet parking. Time: 10

a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $69.95 for adults; $29.95

for children 4-11, plus tax and service charge.

Florida residents receive a 25 percent discount.

For more information, call 407-996-3663,

email sales@rosenshinglecreek.com or visit

rosenshinglecreek.com/easter.

April 21 — Easter Buffet Brunch

Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Drive,

Orlando, offers an Easter buffet brunch,

including soups and salads; fresh fruits and

cheeses; carving stations with prime rib and

lamb; speciality entrees; interactive stations

that include omelets, waffles and pastas; desserts

and overflowing chocolate fountains.

Reservations are recommended and include

complimentary champagne and mimosas.

Time: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Cost: $50.95 for adults;

$19.95 children 4-12, plus tax and gratuity;

free for children 3-younger. Parking is complimentary.

For more information, call 407-996-

3969, email sales@rosencentre.com or visit

www.rosencentre.com/easter.

April 21 — Easter Buffet

The Bella Vista Room at Clarion Inn Lake Buena

Vista, 8442 Palm Parkway, Lake Buena Vista,

offers an Easter buffet that includes complimentary

champagne and mimosas for guests

21-older. Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $32.99

for adults, $13.99 for children 4-11, free for

children 3-younger. Pricing is exclusive of tax

and taxable service charges. Gratuity is based

on full-priced purchases. There is a 10 percent

discount on adult meals with a prepaid reservation.

For more information, call 407-996-7300

or visit clarionlbv.com/easter.

n Events/Performances

Through April 14 — Art Exhibition

The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens,

633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park, hosts Lay of

the Land: The Art of Florida’s Cattle Culture,

which features art and objects that represent

the culture of Florida’s 500-year cattle industry.

Time: Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Cost: $10, adults;

$8, seniors and college students with a valid ID;

students K-12, $3; and free for members and

children 4-younger. For more information, call

407-647-6294 or visit polasek.org.

Through May 12 — Art Exhibition

The Mennello Museum of American Art, 900

E. Princeton St., Orlando, hosts The Unbridled

Paintings of Lawrence Lebduska, an art exhibition

that features the notable paintings of

Lawrence Lebduska, a popular modern folkart

painter of 1930s America. Time: Tuesday-

Saturday from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sunday

from noon-4:30 p.m. Cost: $5, adults; $4,

seniors 60-older; $1, children 6-17 and students

with a valid ID; and free for children under age

6 and military personnel, active or retired. For

more information, call 407-246-4278 or visit

www.mennellomuseum.org.

Through May 12 — Art Exhibition

The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins

College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park, hosts

De La Torre Brothers: Rococolab, an art exhibition

that brings together art historical imagery,

religious symbolism and pop culture in unexpected

dialogue. Time: Tuesday from 10 a.m.-7

p.m., Wednesday-Friday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.,

and Saturday and Sunday from noon-5 p.m.

Admission is free. For more information, call

407-646-2526, email hberji@rollins.edu or visit

www.rollins.edu/cfam.

April 11 — Best Fest “The Taste Of

Orange”

The shores of Starke Lake in historic Ocoee,

150 N. Lakeshore Drive, hosts West Orange

Chamber of Commerce’s 17th annual Best

Fest “The Taste of West Orange,” west Orange

County’s largest food tasting and business

expo. Time 5-8:30 p.m. Cost: $46 in advance,

$56 at the door. For more information, call

Carrie Wilson, 407-656-1304, ext. 4; or visit

wochamber.com.

April 12, 13 & 14 — Rock, Mineral, Gem &

Fossil Show

The Florida National Guard Armory, 2809

S. Fern Creek Ave., Orlando, hosts the Rock,

Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show, including

numerous vendors offering beads, minerals,

gemstones, artifacts and more; a silent

auction; door prizes; demonstrations; family

activities; a scavenger hunt and more. Time:

Friday from 1-6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m.-6

p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost:

$5 for adults, $2 for children, free for those

in a Scouts uniform. For more information,

call Salvatore Sansone, 321-278-9294; email

ssfossilhunter@aol.com; or visit www.cfmgs.org.

April 13 — Earth Day/Arbor Day In The

Park

Shady Park, located adjacent to the Winter

Park Community Center, 721 W. New

England Ave., hosts Earth Day/Arbor Day

in the Park, including festivities for all ages


like a kid’s zone; art projects; live music;

green organizations; child and adult yoga;

recycling info; a bike rodeo with helmet fitting,

safety checks and obstacle course; beer

and wine garden; and more. There is also a

used shoe collection for Shoes4Kids. Time:

11 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, call

407-599-3364 or visit cityofwinterpark.org/

earthday.

April 14 — Opera On Eola

The Walt Disney Amphitheater in downtown

Orlando’s Lake Eola Park hosts the Opera on

Eola mini music festival, including live art and

entertainment, various vendors and local food

trucks. Time: noon-4 p.m. Admission is free;

however, VIP tickets for reserved seating are

available for $20. For more information, visit

www.operadelsol.org.

April 20 — Cruz ‘N Car Show

Downtown Winter Garden hosts the Cruz ‘N

Car Show, during which classic cars adorn

the streets. The event features approximately

275 cars of all makes and models parked

along Plant Street with WJBJ Cruisin’ with the

Classics providing entertainment. Time: 4-8

p.m. Admission is free. Anyone interested in

showcasing his or her classic vehicle can register

the day of the event by arriving between

2-3 p.m. in the Plant and Dillard streets public

parking lot. For more information, call 863-

207-2497.

April 21-27 — Winter Park Paint Out

The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens,

633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park, hosts the 11th

annual Winter Park Paint Out, during which the

museum, sculpture gardens and gallery are free to

the public, and 25 professionally acclaimed plein

air artists paint at the Polasek Museum and nearby

locations. Artwork created during the event will

be available for purchase with a portion of the

proceeds going to support the preservation,

maintenance and operation of the museum and

gardens. There is also a ticketed garden party to

close out the week. Times vary. For more information,

visit winterparkpaintout.org.

June 14, Aug. 16 & Oct. 4 — Harry’s Sip &

Savor Series

As part of the Harry’s Sip & Savor Series, Harry’s

Poolside Bar & Grill in the Rosen Centre, 9840

International Drive, Orlando, hosts the following

events: June 14, a summertime showcase of signature

spirits and cocktails paired with a menu; Aug.

16, beers from Central 28 Beer Co. in DeBary

paired with an eclectic menu; and Oct. 4, signature

spirits and cocktails, featuring Jameson Irish

Whiskey, Smooth Ambler Bourbon and Monkey

47 Gin, are paired with multiple courses, celebrating

autumn. Seating is limited, so reservations are

required. Cost: $60 per event, which includes

complimentary valet parking but doesn’t include

tax and gratuity. For more information or to RSVP,

call 407-996-3970 or visit harryspoolside.com.

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n Miscellaneous

Through May 31 — Don Quijote Award

Nominations

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro

Orlando and Prospera accept nominations for the

22nd annual Don Quijote Awards. The awards

honor individuals in Central Florida who demonstrate

extraordinary abilities in their field of work

and make a significant impact on the community.

For more information and additional nomination

criteria, visit www.donquijoteawards.com.

n Networking/Clubs

Ongoing — Members Wanted

The West Orange Women seeks women of all ages

to join its group for fun, friendship and philanthropy.

Members can participate in more than 20 activity

groups and attend a monthly charity luncheon. For

more information, call Mary Borgan, 407-929-

3030; or visit www.westorangewomen.com.

April 9, 16, 23 & 30 — Toastmasters

Meetings

The Seventh-day Adventist Church Hall, 4100

McKinnon Road, Windermere, hosts Windermere

Toastmasters Club No. 4662754 meetings. Attendees

learn to develop their oral communication and leadership

skills in a supportive and positive learning

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

information, visit www.windermeretoastmasters.org.

April 10, 17, 24 & May 1 —

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

2362.toastmastersclubs.org.

n Support Group

Through April 10 — Single & Parenting

Support Group Meeting

Building C, Room 201/203, at St. Luke’s United

Methodist Church, 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland

Road, Orlando, hosts a single and parenting

support group. Weekly meetings include practical

topics addressing the many challenges

facing single parents. Child care and youth program

are available with prior reservation. Time:

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

call 407-876-4991, ext. 262; to register,

visit st.lukes.org/care.

Contributions to Community Bulletin Board are welcome.

Please send information six weeks before the event to

P.O. Box 851, Windermere, FL 34787; call 407-351-1573,

option 5; or email Lisa@kearneypublishing.com. ª

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