Dr. Phillips resident Rich Maladecki (center), president and CEO of the Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association, receives a Gene T. Hassett Award. He is congratulated by Jeff Chase (left), 2011 president of the Central Florida chapter of Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International, and Paul Tang, 2011 board chairman of Visit Orlando.
Relay For Life of Hunter’s Creek 2011 raises more than $200,000 for American Cancer Society.
More than 650 people on 47 teams participated in Relay For Life of Hunter’s Creek 2011. The event raised more than $200,000 for American Cancer Society, making it one of the top Relay For Life events in the U.S. The top individual fundraiser was Christie Galvin of Team Hits Home, who raised $9,355. Adam Marquardt, also from Team Hits Home, was the top youth fundraiser, contributing $4,537. Team 4 Paws for the Cause, led by Carol Mackeen, was the top team, raising $33,899. Relay For Life of Hunter’s Creek 2012 will be held Nov. 10 through Nov. 11 at Osprey Park in Orlando.
MetroWest resident Gloria Grehl, D.T.M., receives two awards from Toastmasters International.
Congratulations to Jay Lumpkins and Laura Wilson on their recent engagement.
Chip and Luanne Lumpkins of Ocoee announced the engagement of their son, Jay, to Laura Wilson, daughter of Bo and Lynn Wilson of Seneca, S.C. Jay and Laura both graduated from Clemson University. The wedding will take place in South Carolina on Oct. 6, 2012.
Roger Beck and Emiko Heil (center) exchange vows Nov. 5, 2011. Wedding party attendants include (l. to r.) Roger’s father, Ray Beck, and Emiko’s children, Evan and Mikhala Heil.
Roger Beck and Emiko Heil were married Nov. 5, 2011, at Orange Tree Golf Club. The Rev. David Stephens officiated the ceremony, which was attended by 100 friends and family members, some of whom had traveled from Tokyo. Roger is a bid manager for Dragados USA Inc., and Emiko is a regional marketing manager for USA Today. The Orange Tree residents honeymooned in Italy, Madrid, London and New York.
Physical therapist and Sand Lake Point resident Dennis Heide is elected to the Home Care Association of Florida board of directors.
Physical therapist Dennis Heide was elected to the board of directors for Home Care Association of Florida. The Sand Lake Point resident co-founded Pinnacle Home Healthcare Inc. in 2003 with his wife, Lorna, and Beth Silver, R.N., of Bay Lakes.
Robert “Bobby” Olszewski of Sterling Pointe announces his candidacy for Winter Garden District 3 city commissioner.
American Heritage Girls Troop FL2911 members (l. to r.) Ava Allen, Alexis Labonge, Emme Allen, Christine Sechrest and Bella Fabretti operate a Salvation Army kettle in front of Publix at The Cascades at Isleworth.
Members of American Heritage Girls Troop FL2911 operated a Salvation Army kettle in front of Publix at The Cascades at Isleworth on Apopka-Vineland Road in Orlando. The girls rang bells, handed out candy canes to shoppers, and raised $883.93 for The Salvation Army.
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