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Thursday, August 13, 2020
NEWS RELEASE  Orlando Utilities Commission  August 12, 2020 Contact: Michelle Lynch/Tim Trudell, 407.434.2250 MediaRelations@OUC.com                   OUC Encourages Customers to Apply for $1.5 Million in Remaining Utility Bill-Payment Assistance Funds 24,000 customers have received payment help since April  ORLANDO, FL ­– OUC – The Reliable One is offering immediate electric and water bill ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
 School Board Meeting Highlights  Aug. 11, 2020 - The School Board of Orange County held a regularly scheduled board meeting at the Ronald Blocker Educational Leadership Center while also utilizing telephonic conferencing Tuesday, Aug. 11. These are the highlights of the meeting:  School Board approves five policy revisions for the 2020-21 school yearThe purpose of these revisions is ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Do Your School Shopping at Goodwill This Year – Here’s Why By Kim Praniewicz With so much change during the past six months, it’s hard to say for sure what the future will bring. But, at least for now, it looks like Florida schools will be back in session this fall.At a time of year when Americans usually crowd store aisles with kids in tow, parents are learning to navigate a new kind of ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Thursday, July 30, 2020
APPLY NOW:  $25 Million Available for Indian River Lagoon Water Quality Improvement Projects    Applications are now being accepted for the Indian River Lagoon Water Quality Improvement Projects Grant Program that reduce total phosphorus and total nitrogen nutrients and restore flow to the Indian River Lagoon.   Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Legislature approved $25 million for water ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Papers/Research
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Avalon Park Group/sitEX Closes on 285 Acre Parcel with D.R. Horton Westgate to Add up to 1,000 Units to Avalon Park Wesley Chapel   Wesley Chapel, FL (July 29, 2020) - Avalon Park Group/sitEX announced that they have closed on a 285 acre parcel in Avalon Park Wesley Chapel with D.R. Horton to bring up to 1,000 additional lots to the community in the next phase called Westgate."Our foundation ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, July 24, 2020
 GOODWILL OPENS NEW LAKE NONA STORERevenue from Retail Sales Will Fund Job Connection Services  ORLANDO, Fla. (July 23, 2020) – Today, Goodwill Industries of Central Florida opened a brand-new 25,000-square-foot retail store in Lake Nona. Located at 12865 Narcoossee Road, the store is Goodwill’s third new location in 2020, following openings in Viera and Lady Lake in May. The Lake Nona opening ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest, Ribbon Cutting/Celebration
Friday, July 24, 2020
Duke Energy Florida plans gradual return to standard business operations while extending assistance for customers in need   ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Duke Energy Florida will continue assisting customers experiencing economic hardship from the COVID-19 pandemic as the company begins returning to standard billing and payment practices in mid-August. However, the earliest disconnections for ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Thursday, July 23, 2020
 " I know someone that you don't know!" But I am willing to share. Having been in the hotel industry for over 23 years as Director of Sales, I have honed the skills I was trained for.  I raised awareness for our brand and secured new business consistently.   Now as the Founder and President of Vets Growth, I am offering YOU an opportunity to raise awareness for your business, expand your client ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Two Men and a Truck are moving people forward.   They offer: Free, virtual no-obligation estimatesFree contact-less delivery for boxes & moving supplies (Restrictions apply)Packing & unpacking servicesFree padding & stretch wrap to protect furniture. Disassembly & reassembly of furniture available upon requestProfessional, trained & uniformed moversInsured & bonded service $50 Off boxes & ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, July 20, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2020  Gateway Orlando District has hired Jim O’Neil as its fourth Executive Director!  Mr. O’Neil is retired from the United States Navy and recently retired from a civilian career in business development and project, operations and logistics management.  On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Gateway Orlando District, I would like to personally ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, July 17, 2020
  ** CALENDAR ADVISORY **    GOODWILL TO OPEN NEW LAKE NONA STORE ON JULY 23   WHAT:                   On Thurs., July 23, Goodwill Industries of Central Florida will open a brand-new retail store in Lake Nona. The 25,000-square-foot store is the nonprofit’s third new location to open in 2020 – and it will create 40 new jobs.   The Lake Nona store will incorporate the same safety ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
 Your health and safety are our first priority. Starting July 20, we'll be taking an additional step to protect all our members and associates—requiring everyone entering our clubs to wear a face covering. Face coverings significantly decrease the spread of COVID-19, according to the CDC. The virus can be spread by people who don’t have symptoms and don't know they are infected. Don't have a ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article, Community
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Hospital Demand for Convalescent Plasma Reaches Extraordinary Levels - OneBlood Urges People Recovered From COVID-19 to Donate Their Plasma   (July 13, 2020 – Orlando, Florida) As coronavirus cases surge the need for convalescent plasma is reaching extraordinary levels.  “OneBlood is experiencing more than a 500% increase in hospital orders for COVID-19 convalescent plasma. We are urging ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Avalon Park Group Closes on 3,000 Acres in Daytona Beach  Avalon Park Daytona Beach Moving Forward with Mixed-Use Development   Daytona Beach, FL (July 14, 2020) - Avalon Park Group/sitEX closed on over 3,000 acres today with Consolidated- Tomoka Land Co [NYSE:CTO]. The property is located on State Road 40, just west of Interstate 95 and south of West Granada Boulevard/State Road 40, next ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
MARLOW’S TAVERN UNVEILS NEW INSIDER CLUB LOYALTY PROGRAM AND MOBILE APPMembers Receive Exclusive Offers, Event Invitations, and a Complimentary Entrée After Every Four Visits ORLANDO, Fla. (July 14, 2020) – Marlow’s Tavernknows it has the best guests in the hospitality industry, and everyone’s favorite neighborhood tavern is upgrading its loyalty program to show its appreciation. Marlow’s Insider ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
Friday, May 15, 2020
$5.00 Monthly memberships for Vets Growth! Check out our website www.VetsGrwoth.com. Go to Join to see everything being offered to the first 100 people at the low price of $5.00 per month.  Get your business noticed!  Vets Growth is now offering Podcast Commercials! To learn more please call Craig 407 754 5779.  It is that easy when times are tough.  Community Support and more.  Keep your hard ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Friday, May 08, 2020
Real Pets Rock Pink (RPRP) is a campaign benefiting the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk of Orlando. This new fundraising campaign offers the community a unique opportunity to join the fight against breast cancer, showcase their pets and bring a smile to faces! This year, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Orlando is on Saturday, October 31st a.k.a. HALLOWEEN! To help get everyone ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 17, 2020
Categories: Community