Local Eagle Scout Project Benefits Dave’s House
On Jan. 20, Stephen and Bryan Morton of Dr. Phillips, who are members of Troop 225 of Boy Scouts of America, celebrated achieving Eagle Scout rank after raising funds and providing service projects for Kate’s Place Clubhouse at Aspire Health Partners.
Teacher of the Year
Seminole County Public Schools honored Sarah Hall of Longwood Elementary on Feb. 1 with the title of 2020 Teacher of the Year. In addition to a variety of prizes, she will go on to represent Seminole County in the state Teacher of the Year competition.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Four local Good Samaritans were recognized on Feb. 7 for saving the life of Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. Jamie Hoffman from a fiery crash last year on State Road 408. This was the first time Sgt. Hoffman met them and the crews from Fire Station 30 following the accident.
Habitat for Humanity Builders Blitz
Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola recently partnered with four local builders who donated their time, talent and resources to build four affordable houses in just five days. Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings with the Noguera family in front of their new Habitat home.
On Feb. 16, over 6,000 people and their pets enjoyed fine art and live music at the annual Indie-Folkfest event at Mennello Museum of American Art Outdoor Sculpture Garden. This event showcased live music from some of Orlando’s best bands.