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Their latest production is Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill which recounts Billie Holiday’s life story through the songs that made her famous.
True Health is trying to bridge the gap for the under insured. True Health is a non-profit community health center serving low-income, uninsured, and under served people in Central Florida. With seven health centers, one express walk-in center, and two school-based centers, True Health offers a variety of services including: Adult and Pediatric Healthcare, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Dental care.
The 11th Annual Central Florida Film Festival (CENFLO) takes place on Labor Day weekend September 2nd – 4th at the West Orange Cinemas in Ocoee. Named to the “Top 25 Film Festivals Worth The Entry Fee”, CENFLO features more than 70 documentaries, features and shorts from nineteen states and eleven countries.
Central Florida’s most distinguished chefs will join forces August 27th to help fight the nation’s childhood hunger epidemic at Orlando’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry. 43 of the area’s most accomplished chefs will showcase tasting portions of signature dishes, accompanied by fine wines, craft beers and specialty cocktails at the Orlando World Marriott.
Big Life is a rehabilitative adventure club for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) survivors and their caregivers that promotes improving the quality of life for TBI survivors and their families through fulfilling and rewarding life experiences.
Shepherd’s Hope, in partnership with Nemours Children’s Health System, is hosting its third annual Back-to-School Physicals initiative for local uninsured and underinsured children.
Volunteers for Community Impact (VCI) is holding their 3rd Annual Volunteer Fest on August 13th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Winter Park Community Center. Learn about volunteer opportunities and community resources in Central Florida while enjoying music, food, door prizes and children’s activities.
Acupuncture has been used for over 3,000 years for the treatment of pain, disease, and mental health problems. But how does it work…is it for me….is it painful?
The Orlando Repertory Theatre (The REP) is Florida’s only professional theatre for families and young audiences. The REP’s upcoming 2016-2017 season includes Harry Connick Jr.’s The Happy Elf and Curious George: The Golden Meatball as well as The REP Youth Academy’s production of Disney’s Camp Rock The Musical.
Kids Beating Cancer is the only non-profit foundation of its kind in the United States serving children diagnosed with leukemia, and 80 other malignant and non-malignant life threatening diseases. The heart of their mission, however is children in need of marrow and stem cell transplantation
It has been a month since the horrific event at the Pulse nightclub but the grief and sorrow is still ongoing. How do we individually and as a community deal with it? SUNNY Across Central Florida put that question to licensed mental health counselor Kris Bercov.
Osceola Regional Medical Center and Nemours Children’s Health System recently opened a state-of-the-art Pediatric Department. The $7 million facility includes a six-room pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and eight pediatric private rooms to go along with the recently renovated Pediatric Emergency Department.
Arts for Carts 2016 is a fundraiser benefiting the special needs dogs of LoveyLoaves Rescue and the Sanctuary project. The event, which will be held at Leu Gardens on Saturday, June 25th from 5:30 p.m. to 8: p.m., includes dinner, guest speakers, a silent auction, raffles and more. LoveyLoaves is devoted to saving and rehabilitating dogs that are specially-abled.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and Catering for Good is hosting a series of Chef Nights at Second Harvest featuring local chefs and restaurants. All proceeds benefit Second Harvest’s Culinary Training Program which provides students with the skills and inspiration they need to obtain an entry-level position in a food service establishment.
The Orange County Hurricane Expo provides hurricane preparedness information that encourages residents to take steps to prepare for the 2016 hurricane season. The 2016 Hurricane Expo is on June 4th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Renaissance Senior Center at South Econ Community Park, which is located at 3800 South Econlockhatchee Trail.
Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Wine Quest on June 3th and 4th at Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando. This two-night event features wines from around the world, exquisite cuisine and auctions that benefit Quest, Inc. The evening also includes craft spirits, gourmet cuisine, auctions and more.
Fairways for Warriors uses golf as a path to physical and emotional growth for combat veterans and their families. On May 21st, Fairways for Warriors opens the Training and Life Center (TLC) in Winter Garden. The TLC is the first indoor golf facility in the United States that caters exclusively to combat veterans and will provide golf equipment, instruction and outings as well as therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder, anger management, marriage counseling and financial counseling.
Walk to End Lupus Now is a nationwide event by the Lupus Foundation of America(LFA) that raises money for lupus research and increases the public awareness of lupus.In Central Florida, the walk will be at Lake Eola Park on May 21st at 6:00 p.m.
On May 18th at 7 p.m. cyclists will take to the roads in a worldwide event to honor those who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways. Although cyclists have a legal right to share the road with motorists, the motoring public often isn’t aware of these rights. The Ride of Silence hopes to raise awareness and asks that we all share the road.
Join Eckerd Project Bridge in its efforts to provide Central Florida youth with a second chance at its 2nd Annual Second Chance Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 14th at Falcon’s Fire Golf Club. Play a round of golf with former NFL player Kevin Smith. Mingle with former WNBA player Vanessa Hayden. Project Bridge helps youth who are transitioning out of the Juvenile Justice system by providing educational and vocational support.
Heart of Florida United Way recently launched a partnership with Help Me Grow Florida which is a statewide system designed to help with early identification of a child’s developmental and/or behavioral issues. The goal of Help Me Grow Florida is to promote healthy development for every child in our state and link them and their families to community-based services and supports.
Launched by Goodwill Industries of Central Florida, GoodSource Staffing Services uses a “temporary staffing agency” model to put homeless people to work. This service is free of charge at the West Orlando Goodwill Job Connection Center at the corner of John Young and Colonial Drive.
The Science of Wine raises critical funds to provide operating support for educational programs and opportunities for science learners of all ages to experience to fun and discovery of the Orlando Science Center. The event includes presentations on multiple aspects of wine growing and tasting as well as the opportunity to sample more than 150 fine wines from the world’s major regions.
Historic downtown Sanford hosts the fifth annual St. Johns River Festival of the Arts on Saturday, April 30th and Sunday, May 1st. Create your own piece of artwork, enjoy gourmet food at the Culinary Arts Court, listen to the music of acoustic performers and see Art-in-Action from live artist demonstrations.
Harbor House of Central Florida’s 6th Annual Paws for Peace Walk takes place on Saturday, April 23rd at Blue Jacket Park in Baldwin Park. The walk raises awareness about the impact of domestic abuse on pets and their owners. One hundred percent of the proceeds will help fund veterinary and kennel services for survivor’s pets staying in the short-term emergency housing at Harbor House.
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. Xiomara Rodriguez and Yamile Rivera talked about the Lake Buena Vista Relay for Life on SUNNY Across Central Florida.
Now in its 21st year, AIDS Walk Orlando continues to raise awareness and funds for the men, women and children infected and affected by HIV/AIDS in the Central Florida community. This year’s walk will be on Saturday, April 16th at Lake Eola and is Hope and Help Center’s second largest annual fundraiser.
The 6th Annual Ice Cream Social benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida will take place on Sunday, April 17th at the Winter Park Civic Center from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Enjoy a wide assortment of ice cream and ice treats served by “Celebrity Servers” including our own Grace!
The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County is hosting the 2nd Annual Live, Work, Move Seminole 5K on April 9th in Sanford to celebrate healthy living during National Public Health Week. The event encourages residents, employees and visitors of Seminole County to become physically active and focus on personal wellness.
For 40 years, the Center for Independent Living (CIL) has remained dedicated to its mission of creating opportunity for people with disabilities. On April 14th starting at 6:30 p.m., CIL will celebrate by honoring its founding member Dick Batchelor.Dir