Orange County District 1 Commissioner S. Scott Boyd of Winter Garden secured $336,000 from the county’s 2011-12 budget for improvements to the intersection of Roberson and Windermere roads in Winter Garden. Orange County Public Works officials expect the design phase to begin soon. Status updates will be available on the Roadway Capital Improvement Projects monthly report, which can be viewed online on the Orange County Transportation Planning page.
For more information, call 407-836-7350 or email
Collins Catering & Events offers up to 10 percent off its holiday services.
The staff at Collins Catering & Events is accepting reservations for holiday celebrations. The company’s professional, creative team helps clients plan events that range from informal to extraordinary. Readers who mention Collins Catering’s ad in this issue of the Southwest Orlando Bulletin receive up to 10 percent off its services. For more information, call 407-370-6960, email
www.collinscateringfla.com on the Web.
Hemingway’s at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, located at 1 Grand Cypress Blvd. in Orlando, unveiled its renovated dining room, which included new flooring, chairs, uniforms and table décor. A new fall menu is offered and includes a complimentary glass of wine for each member of the party. Also on property, La Coquina is now offering its award-winning Sunday brunch, which includes complimentary champagne. Both restaurants provide complimentary valet parking. Reservations are recommended, and Thanksgiving brunch reservations currently are being taken. For more information, call 407-239-3853 or visit www.hyattgrandcypress.com on the Web.
Commercial agent Daniel Gutherman joins the team at Abney Insurance Agency.
Commercial agent Daniel Gutherman joined the staff at Abney Insurance Agency, located in Suite 100 of the TD Bank building at 12200 W. Colonial Drive in Winter Garden. Gutherman brings expertise in the area of writing business insurance for new operations and long-term business entities. For more information, call 407-877-6110 or visit www.abneyagency.com on the Web.
Newly appointed Timpano Italian Chophouse General Manager Michael Joffrion (second from left) greets guests (l. to r.) Christopher Rottmayer, Brenda Privett and Natasha Armstrong.
Michael Joffrion was appointed general manager of Timpano Italian Chophouse, located at 7488 W. Sand Lake Road in Orlando. He has more than a decade of experience in restaurant management, including overseeing operations for some of the area’s most established eateries. He also is a certified sommelier, who is known for taking the time to guide guests to the perfect wine selections. Timpano is open daily for lunch and dinner.
For more information, call 407-248-9975 or visit www.timpanochophouse.net on the Web.
Lane Ross of ComRes Industries Inc. offers a $99 paint special.
Lane Ross, owner of ComRes Industries Inc., is offering a one-room $99 paint special. In operation since 2000, ComRes Industries is a professional painting company that offers interior and exterior services, is insured and provides free estimates.
For more information, call 407-297-7290, email
www.comresrepairs.com on the Web.
Eric Carter (left), Bravo Cucina Italiana’s executive chef, and General Manager Michael Monahan announce the restaurant’s upcoming holiday promotions.
Beginning Nov. 1, guests who purchase $100 in gift cards at Bravo Cucina Italiana, located at 7924 Via Dellagio Way in Orlando, will receive a $20 bonus gift. In addition, anyone who books a party of 15 or more guests for a date between Nov. 15 and Dec. 22, for Sunday through Thursday, receives a $10 gift for each attendee. All bonus gifts are redeemable Jan. 1, 2012, through March 15, 2012.
For more information, call 407-351-5880 or visit www.bravoitalian.com on the Web.
Residents are invited to join Get Out Of Our House, a nonpartisan group that wants to remove career politicians from office and elect new representatives. GOOOH (pronounced “go”) is not a political party; it is a plan to place 435 citizen representatives on the 2012 ballot to compete for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. The system would allow neighbors to select a citizen candidate to represent the district and compete in the primaries against the incumbent politician. For more information, email
www.goooh.com on the Web.
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