Archive for the ‘Charity and Community’ Category

A Very Special Journey to Volunteering

Women Who Inspire – A Florida Hospital for Women Series  Karen Kaczmarek has only been in Central Florida three years, but she has found a very special way to give back to the community as a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) “cuddler” — a volunteer who gives love and gentle hugs to the tiniest babies. Read More…

Fun for All at Festival of Trees

Filled with twinkling lights and glittering trees, the Orlando Museum of Art is a spectacle to see during the Festival of Trees. This long-standing, now in its 32nd year, fundraiser for the Museum remains popular because each year there’s a new theme and crop of Christmas trees. Presented by Council of 101, this year’s event Read More…

Women Who Inspire: Breast Cancer Survivor Maria Guthrie

WOMEN WHO INSPIRE – A FLORIDA HOSPITAL FOR WOMEN SERIES A Conversation with Breast Cancer Survivor Maria Guthrie Even though she was diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer and told she may not see her children graduate from high school, Maria Guthrie asked her team at Florida Hospital for the most aggressive treatment plan and Read More…

Harbor House Recognizes Community Champions

They live in the shadows, but we see it too many times throughout news headlines – in our very own backyard with a tragic ending, in the NFL, and recently from Ohio State University. Domestic violence is a disease encompassing our community, state and world. Most of the time, it’s happening right in front of Read More…

The Latest in Mammography Technology

October, and more importantly Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is upon us… have you received or scheduled your mammogram yet? If not, now is a great time as our partners at Sand Lake Imaging offer 3D mammogram technology and are doing a special partnership with Shepherd’s Hope. Read more below!  Sand Lake Imaging (SLI), a leader in Read More…

Be a Fashion Insider!

THE MALL AT MILLENIA’S 13TH ANNUAL FASHION CELEBRATION HAS TAKEN AN ALL-NEW SHAPE FOR 2018. JOIN IN FOR FASHIONABLE HAPPENINGS, TREND INSTALLATIONS, INFLUENCER EXPERIENCES, SPECIAL OFFERS AND MORE. For sneak peeks and trending event posts, follow us on Facebook @themallatmillenia, Instagram @themallatmillenia, and Twitter @milleniatweets and visit MilleniaFashionInsider.com Monday, September 17 – Sunday, September 23 Read More…

A New Resource for Relaunching Careers

Photo by Hughes Fioretti Photography Faced with a pending divorce and two teenagers to support, Angela Katsur was looking for some guidance regarding reentering the workforce. She learned of a new program at the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, Relaunch: Career Rentry for Professional Women.  “I was enrolled into a diverse class of talented women Read More…

Without the Music…

It’s easy to take for granted all the wonderful arts organizations and their offerings. Metro Orlando has no shortage of performances, including all types of plays, dance and music. But one of the most revered groups was almost lost when the Florida Symphony Orchestra had to shut its doors due to a lack of funding. Read More…

Orlando Love: Remembering Pulse Victims

Unfortunately, everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing when they heard the tragic news of the deadly shooting at Pulse nightclub on June 12, 2016. And in the following days and weeks, many special events and gatherings occurred. The City of Orlando and Orange County Government, in collaboration with Pulse, have jointly Read More…

Purchase a Tulip Cookie, Help a Foster Child

Panera Bread will be kicking off a special tulip cookie promotion benefitting Foundation for Foster Children in 32 bakery-cafes throughout the Orlando area this month. From May 11-25, participating Orlando Panera Bread bakery-cafes owned by Covelli Family Limited Partnership will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from every tulip cookie purchased to the Foundation for Read More…