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  • ARTS
    Puppet show marches into Winter Garden

    Remember Pinocchio’s Marionette Theater from Culture Fest and other Winter Garden performances? The Florida Film Academy will host Pinocchio’s Marionette Theater’s performance of “Little Drummer Boy” this week and next. Performances will take place at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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  • ILWO 11-29 Berry Fall-JUMBO
    12.18.14 Winner: Stephanie Berry

    Who says we don’t get fall colors? Winter Garden resident Stephanie Berry sent us this beautiful shot proving otherwise. The West Orange Times & Observer is hosting the weekly contest, and winners will have their photograph featured...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • RICK-SCOTT-OCOEE-JUMBO
    Gov. Rick Scott visits Ocoee eatery

    Gov. Rick Scott brought his gubernatorial business to West Orange Dec. 4, when he hosted a staff meeting at Breakfast Club of Ocoee. From left: restaurant owners Shivali Dua and Yuvraj Malhotra, staff members Milissa Zagrodnichek and...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • OT-CHRISTMAS-LIGHTS-JUMBO
    Winter Garden names De-Light-Ful Decorations winners

    Congratulations to all the winners of the 2014 Winter Garden De-Light-Ful Decorations contest. • Best Overall: Dennis Duckwiler (529 S. Lakeview Ave.) • Most Original, First Place: Todd Cramer (12542 Westfield Lakes Circle) • Most Original, Second Place: Bill...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Class Notes 12.18.14

    + Foundation class continues tradition What began as a class serving opportunity once a month at Matthew’s Hope has blossomed into a special Christmas serving tradition. Foundation Academy’s Class of 2017 began serving a monthly dinner at Matthew’s...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • NEWS
    Oakland Nature Preserve to host festivities

    Oakland Nature Preserve will host two events this week. First, the preserve will offer Eco Movie Night at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18. This month’s movie is “Your Inner Fish.” Attendees will discover ancestral ties to prehistoric...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • NEWS
    Bread of Life needs volunteers

    Bread of Life Fellowship is seeking volunteers for its 23rd annual Christmas Food for Families event. Volunteers are needed to sort and pack food boxes with Christmas goodies for families in need. The packing “party” takes place...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • NEWS
    Commissioner S. Scott Boyd elected as MetroPlan vice chair

    Orange County Commissioner S. Scott Boyd will serve as vice chair of the MetroPlan Orlando Board of Directors for 2015. “I am honored to be elected to this leadership position by my fellow board members,” Boyd said....

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • BUSINESS
    West Orange Chamber inducts new board members

    The West Orange Chamber of Commerce recently bid farewell to its outgoing 2014 Chairman Lynetta Tipton Steed, of Regions Bank, and welcomed Debbie Clements, of Duke Energy, as the 2015 chairman. Joining Clements and Tipton Steed on...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • TriCounty Award Bruhn
    Windermere  mayor earns award

    Windermere Mayor Gary Bruhn received the Tri-County League of Cities’ 2014 Elected Municipal Official of the Year Award. The award is presented to one elected municipal official for their distinguished service from Orange, Osceola or Seminole counties....

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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