Bay Hill Village resident Nancy Nagy and Chip, a champion Kerry blue terrier, participate in the American Kennel Club National Championship Dog Show’s Meet the Breed booth.
Girl Scout Troop 18 participated in the Ocoee Christmas Parade. The girls decorated a golf cart with holiday decorations that some rode in while others walked. They won third place in the parade under the Scouting category.
During the Hike Across America, powered by Clean the World and Booyah Veteran Bus Project, Shane Johnson of Windermere traveled more than 3,000 miles (22 miles every day) in 65 days from Orlando to California to raise awareness for veterans experiencing homelessness and veterans in transition.
David Boyer, M.D., of Palm Lake recently celebrated 30 years with Orlando Health. Staff members at the Della Drive location threw Dr. Boyer a surprise party and presented him a plaque in appreciation of 30 years of outstanding dedication and service.
Do Good Farm in Winter Garden plans to open a produce store one to two days per week in mid-November.
Bill Suchy, a longtime Bay Springs resident and owner of Bill Suchy Productions LLC, a film consulting and production company, had his documentary, Silver Wings, Flying Dreams: The Complete Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots, acquired for both international television and educational distribution.
Southwest resident and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs presents the Monica Harris Spires Excellence in Leadership Award to Turtle Creek Homeowners Association President Michael Kulich.
Based on his leadership and achievements in the Turtle Creek community throughout the past year, Turtle Creek Homeowners Association President Michael Kulich was awarded the Monica Harris Spires Excellence in Leadership Award for the second consecutive year.
MetroWest resident Victoria Mei returns to the United Kingdom to participate in West End Stage.
Three members of Boy Scout Troop 6 receive National Medals of Merit for their heroic actions. Pictured are (l. to r.) Pamela and Blake Gardner; Scott, Aaron and Audrey Fetterhoff; and Benjamin and Karyn Phillips.
(Front, l. to r.) David Hinshaw, Sarah Grande, Dean Hinshaw, Elijah Langley, Brady O’Malley, (back, l. to r.) Pammy Hinshaw, Sayla and Keira Wojdyla, Jane Langley and Claire O’Malley sew hearts to pass out to their neighbors in The Manors at Butler Bay to honor the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting.
Winter Garden residents Maiya and Maria Lester decided to put their love of puppies to good use by helping change lives as volunteer puppy-raisers for Canine Companions for Independence. Maiya, a junior at Bishop Moore Catholic High School, and Maria make up an excellent mother/daughter team.
compiled by Lauren Salinero Phillips Landing (L. to r.) Scott Barnhard, YMCA director; Phillips Landing residents Varkey Chacko and Ann Varkey; and Ryan Smith, YMCA director, attend the Varkeys’ annual holiday dinner at the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA Family Center to benefit disabled and less-fortunate individuals. Phillips Landing resident and Realtor Ann Varkey and her…