Events

Feb 18 6:15 PM
Rotary Club of Dr. Phillips Monthly Board meeting
Rotary Club of Dr. Phillips 9000 Bay Hill Blvd
Mar 18 6:15 PM
Rotary Club of Dr. Phillips Monthly Board meeting
Rotary Club of Dr. Phillips 9000 Bay Hill Blvd

Obituaries

Obituary for Mary Ella (Hardwick) Bruce Feb 11, 2019

Mary Ella Hardwick Bruce, beloved daughter of Noble Hardwick and Olive Hackler Hardwick, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 in Gotha, Florida.

Obituary for Michelle Schaefers Feb 11, 2019

Michelle Schaefers passed away on Feb. 6, 2019 in Winter Haven.

Obituary for Sally Mae Hill Feb 11, 2019

It is with a heavy heart that I am writing of the passing of Sally Mae Hill of Orlando, Florida on 6 February 2019.

Obituary for Barbara Jean Dye Feb 11, 2019

Barbara Jean Dye, 76, of Winter Garden, Florida went to be with the Lord on February 6, 2019 in Winter Garden due​ to complications from emphysema.

Obituary for Ann Louise Leslie Feb 11, 2019

Ann Louise Leslie, age 74, was born July 24, 1944 in Pleasantville, N.Y, to William Leslie and Dorothy Canniff Leslie.

Business

ROTARY CLUB OF INTERNATIONAL DRIVE: Rotary Social Wednesday on January 30th at Blue Martini to be held January 30
Press release submission | Jan 28, 2019

The Rotary Club of International Drive invites you to join us for fellowship and drinks at Blue Martini on Wednesday, January 30th from 6:45 pm to 9 pm.

Education

Analysis ranks University of Central Florida athletes No. 4 in state for economic impact
Florida Local News Network reports | Jan 20, 2019

University of Central Florida sports programs brought in $117,000 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the fourth highest sports revenue of any school in Florida that year, according to a Florida Local News Network analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

From Florida Business Daily

Florida Institute of Technology has most student athletes in state

Florida Business Daily reports | Dec 26, 2018

Florida Institute of Technology ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to a Florida Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.

From Apopka Times

University of Florida among schools with lowest drop in acceptance rates

Florida Local News Network reports | Dec 5, 2018

One Florida university made a list of 20 schools that defied recent trends and posted the smallest decreases in student acceptance rates over the past 12 years, according to a new study by BusinessStudent.com.

Family

TOWN OF WINDERMERE: : Sleep In Heavenly Peace - Wpd Foundation, Inc. Build-A-Bed Community Event to be held February 23
Press released submission | Feb 11, 2019

Join the Windermere Police Department Foundation, Inc. for a community bed build event, "Sleep in Heavenly Peace"

YMCA AQUATIC CENTER: Dr. Phillips Gifts $8.9m for New YMCA in the Packing District

Press release submission | Dec 3, 2018

As the site at Princeton Street and Orange Blossom Trail is prepared to make way for The Packing District, a 202-acre, $480-million transformational project near College Park, Dr. Phillips Charities today announced approval of a key component to the district’s focus on community, health and wellness.

Real Estate

Analysis: Home affordability in Orange County tanks
Florida Local News Network reports | Dec 13, 2018

Orange County had the sixth lowest home affordability index in Florida in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Q3 real estate sales report: Tildenville
Local Labs News Service | Dec 11, 2018

Median prices rose in Tildenville over last year, and are up 120.1 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q3 real estate sales report: Orlovista

Local Labs News Service | Dec 10, 2018

Median prices rose in Orlovista over last year, and are up 224.1 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q3 real estate sales report: Bay Hill

Local Labs News Service | Dec 9, 2018

Median prices rose in Bay Hill over last year, and are up 19.2 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Sports

Analysis: University of Central Florida posts third highest gender pay gap for head coaches in Florida
Florida Local News Network reports | Nov 19, 2018

Men’s head coach salaries at University of Central Florida outpaced women’s team coaches by 352 percent, according to an Apopka Times analysis of recent U.S. Department of Education data.

FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY: Congratulations to Andrea Montes our Faith Athletics Athlete of the Week
Press release submission | Sep 24, 2018

Andrea has done an amazing job transitioning into a new position as our Varsity Volleyball setter this season and taking a leadership role on the team.

HEALTH CENTRAL HOSPITAL: What Athletes Should Know About Hydration

Press release submission | Sep 24, 2018

Even with #summer behind us, it’s still important to stay #hydrated, particularly when participating in #sports.

Windermere Prep adds new strength coach, trainer

Carrie Bradon | Sep 1, 2018

Windermere Prep is excited to welcome two new additions to their athletic department in head strength coach Micah Kurtz and athletic trainer Nathan Peck.

Florida News Network