All posts tagged "ocoee"

  • OneBlood-Logo-TAG-cmyk
    Health Central to host blood drive

    OneBlood’s bloodmobile will be accepting donations from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 30, at Health Central Hospital, 10000 West Colonial Drive, Ocoee. There is no substitute for human blood.  When you donate blood with OneBlood,...

    • Posted July 27, 2015
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  • DSC_4999
    Windermere Little League Softball All-Stars win state championship

    ROCKLEDGE — “Guys, we’re the best team in the state!” So exclaimed Catie Harris as she and her teammates on the Windermere Little League Softball 12-Year-Old All-Star team triumphantly walked off the diamond Sunday afternoon in Rockledge....

    • Posted July 26, 2015
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  • WG Parking Garage-JUMBO
    Winter Garden City Commission approves downtown parking garage contract

    WINTER GARDEN — The Winter Garden City Commission unanimously approved the downtown parking garage contract negotiated with Finfrock for $8,105,953.00.  The Commission selected Finfrock as the design/build team for the long-awaited garage at an earlier meeting. This contract...

    • Posted July 24, 2015
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  • THERAPY-HORSE-Firefighters-JUMBO
    New Neigh-bor: Winter Garden woman training miniature horse as therapy animal

    WINTER GARDEN — An interaction with a therapy animal can be an emotionally restorative experience for people of all ages and stages of life.  Usually, those animals are dogs, and sometimes cats. But in Winter Garden, a...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • BUENA-VISTA-CAY-JUMBO
    Developer redesigns temporary-lease project

    DR. PHILLIPS — Eric Raasch, Orange County assistant planning administrator, called the July 8 follow-up community meeting at Southwest Middle School in Dr. Phillips about the proposed Buena Vista Cay Planned Development a year in the making,...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • KEVIN-LIGIA-ROOT-IMG_4907-JUMBO
    The Road to Recovery

    HORIZON WEST — There are reminders everywhere. There’s the 28-slot weekly pill organizer, the walker, the gauntlet of specialists poking and prodding him. There’s the personal trainer pushing for more flexibility and strength. There are the thousands...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • VON-FASS-JUMBO
    VOM FASS plans to open Winter Garden location

    WINTER GARDEN — “Vom fass” is translated from German to English as “from the cask,” and a new specialty shop coming to the Winter Garden Village at Fowler Groves will sell its goods exactly that way. Oils,...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • FOOD-TRUCK-JUMBO
    Berkshire Park residents try to regain food trucks

    HORIZON WEST — Last year, Gail Weafer, a resident of Berkshire Park in Windermere, started an occasional food truck event in her neighborhood that gained success and popularity in its five renditions. But without zoning laws to...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • West Orange Kiwanis Club President Jeremy Carter participated in a house-painting project earlier this year.
    Historic club reactivates commitment to others

    IF YOU GO WEST ORANGE KIWANIS WHEN: 6:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month WHERE: Urban Flats, 132 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. — WEST ORANGE — The motto is “Serving the Children of the World,” and...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Barry Altland Vol Book
    Volunteer experience inspires resident’s first book

    WINTER GARDEN — A Winter Garden resident put his corporate career on hold for a year to write and promote a book that offers tips and techniques he says can benefit leaders of nonprofit organizations. Barry Altland spent...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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