Latest Issue: March 2014
Cub Scout Awarded National Merit Medal
Gavin Longo was recently awarded the BSA America Award of Merit for performing the Heimlich on his friend who was
choking on food. While on an outing at a local restaurant, Gavin notice that his friend was having difficulty breathing. So, just as he
was trained, he quickly positioned himself behind his friend and dislodged the blockage, saving his friends life.
Gavin is a 5th grader at Lake George Elementary School and is a Webelo II in Cub Scout Pack 283.
The Medal of Merit is awarded to a youth member or adult leader who has performed some outstanding act of service of a rare or
exceptional character that reflects an uncommon degree of concern for the well-being of others. In its 70 year history the medal has
medal has been awarded only 6,299 times.
Mar 13 2014
9 am - noon Cost is $12. Register and pay online at Orangecountyifas.eventbrite.com
Dancer's Pointe Fund Raiser
Mar 14 2014
Ends in 1 day
The Dancer's Pointe is hosting a Master Tap Class on Friday, March 14th, 6-8pm for any students (or parents) interested in taking an awsome tap workshop. . This class is being taught by members of "Stomp The Swamp" Tap Company from the University of Florida. One of our former students, Lauren Kleiman, is the creator and director of Stomp the Swamp. The workshop is $15 dollars and 100% of the proceeds go to raise funds for their charity. Please check out the attached flyer. They are also taking orders for some wonderful tap t-shirts and those funds are also donated to the fundraiser. Please email us if you have any questions. Susi Martucci <email@example.com>
Community Fish Dinner Fundraiser
Mar 14 2014
5:00-7:30 pm $8.00 adults, $5.00 children 5 & under Bring the family and support a great parish as we serve up an Asian Grilled Fish platter sure to make your mouth water. Dinner includes: Fish, White Rice, Cole Slaw, Corn on the Cob, Pound Cake for dessert, and a drink of Iced Tea, Coffee, Lemonade, or Water. For advanced tickets contact Dennis at (321) 388-1572 or Sandy at (407) 687-7370, or pay the night of the event. Event will be held in the First United Church of Christ Building located at 4605 Curry Ford Road, Orlando. For more information, visit our events page at www.HACC-FL.org.
Reactory Factory’s Wacky Science Lab
Mar 19 2014
3:30 p.m. Herndon Branch Orange County Library. Join Dr. Reacto and DJ Dan for a secret not–so–spooky science lab full of song and dance. Ages 6-12. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 to register.
Organic Methods in the Home Vegetable Garden
Mar 19 2014
10-11:30am Growing your own food naturally or organically requires no special tools or special tonics to be successful. Learn about organic gardening including soil building techniques, disease and insect control, use of organic material to improve your sand Florida soil, organic fertilizers, fungicides, insecticides and more.$5 materials fee per household. Register on-line at www.OCMGS.eventbrite.com
Butterflies in Your Garden
Mar 27 2014
6-7:30 pm Florida-Friendly plants to consider when creating a year round butterfly garden including basic Florida-Friendly LandscapingTM Principles for gardens to conserve and protect water resources, use less fertilizer, and save money. FREE. Register on-line at http://fflgarden.eventbrite.com
Central Florida Mineral and Gem Show
Apr 04 2014
Ends in 25 days
Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society, a not-for-profit educational organization, is presenting a Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show on April 4th, 5th and 6th,2014 at Florida National Guard Armory, 2809 South Fern Creek Ave., Orlando, FL 32806. Show time: Fri. 1 pm to 6 pm, Sat. 10am to 6pm and Sun. 10am to 5pm. Vendors will offer beads, minerals, gemstones, custom jewelry, fossils, artifacts, metaphysical stones, etc. Silent Auction and Door Prizes will be offered. Demonstration of faceting stones, cabochons, wire wrapping and chain maille. Family activities. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students. See website: www.cfmgs.org, gem show page, for $1 coupon off admission.
Friday Night Date Night
Apr 11 2014
6-8 pm “Spice” things up at Friday Night Date Night. This new program comines cooking together and having dinner and a breif presenation on topics important to coupls 18 and over. $15.00 per couple. Register adn pay online at Orangecountyifas.eventbrite.com