Changing Lives, One Smile at a Time

The staff at Simmonds Dental Center’s motto is “Changing Lives, One Smile at a Time,” which is exactly what they do. They are unique, because they truly treat their patients like family, and they have more than 500 five-star reviews that can attest to this. Simmonds Dental Center has provided dental care for patients in the MetroWest and surrounding communities for the past nine years and is happy to have contributed to the robust growth of the area.

A Thanksgiving Day Game Plan


If the thought of cooking a turkey and all of the trimmings for family and friends makes you break out in a cold sweat, don’t panic. With a little pre-planning, smart use of your kitchen, and a little help from your friends, this Thanksgiving could turn out to be one of the most enjoyable yet!

Southwest Social Seen / Kids Beating Cancer


Kids Beating Cancer held its 2017 Hats & Heroes Masquerade Ball, celebrating 25 years, at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando. The theme for the night was “Phantom of the Opera.” It featured music from the Broadway show with Terry Barber and his orchestra, as well as dancing to the music of Michael Andrew & Swingerhead followed by a DJ After Party.

Southwest Sports Seen / Iron Core Gym


Iron Core Gym of Ocoee competed at the R.A.W. United Stronglife Powerlifting Competition in Tampa. Kendall Danganan of Turtle Creek placed first in the women’s 132-pound senior division. Christopher Newton of Dr. Phillips won the men’s 181-pound 18-19 division, and Peter Pires of Cross Creek took the 181-pound senior title, as well as the pound-for-pound best power lifter award, for the men with a total of 1,525 pounds.