2022 Recap: MetroWest Community Celebrates Successful Year

As we moved past the difficulties of the last two years due to the pandemic, the Master Association in 2022 resumed our two largest community special events: MusicWORKS and WinterFest, both presented by Orlando Health.

The second annual MetroWest MusicWORKS on July 4 drew thousands of attendees who enjoyed live entertainment and an impressive fireworks show at the MetroWest Golf Club. 

On Dec. 11, the ninth annual MetroWest WinterFest also welcomed thousands to the golf club for a successful family-oriented holiday event. And the annual MetroWest Charity Challenge raised over $4,000 for Edgewood Children’s Ranch, with Fairwinds Credit Union winning the Challenge. 

Also in 2022, the Master Association supported MetroWest Elementary School and Westpointe Elementary School with a total donation of $10,000.

The monthly MetroWest Food Truck Connection, held on the fourth Thursday of the month, continued in 2022 and became even more popular. 

Over the past year, MetroWest Public Safety continued to connect with businesses, residents and visitors to our community to help achieve the highest quality of life.

Finally, please welcome two new MWMA board members:

Before moving to MetroWest in 2000, Monica worked as a journalist and events planner in Brazil, developing a deep understanding of public relations and communications strategies. She has served as President of the Stonebridge Lakes Homeowners Association since 2017 and as a Board Member of the Promenades Property Owners’ Association since 2019. Monica currently serves as the President of the Rotary Club of Brazil Orlando, a chapter of Rotary International that is focused on connecting with members of Orlando’s vast Brazilian community. In many of these roles, she has leveraged her ability to speak English, Portuguese and Italian to assist in the execution of various projects and events. 

As a Senior Executive in the hospitality field, Kim possesses more than 35 years of experience. Since 2014, he has been a Principal in The Kreiger Group, a consulting firm specializing in the hospitality industry. Previously, he served in several senior positions during 22 years with Hilton Grand Vacations, including as a member of the original team that created the company in 1992. Kim is an IREM Certified Property Manager and an ARDA Registered Resort Professional. He received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Bowling Green State University. Currently, Kim serves as President of MetroWest Unit Five Homeowners Association.


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