Category Archives: Youth

education, sports, fun activities

Our Men on Purpose

New to Orlando Community News is an occasional spotlight called “Our Men, On Purpose.” A tribute to Central Florida men minding their businesses and reaching back to improve their communities. The goal is to inspire our younger brothers in the community. … Continue reading

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Calling All Youth Step Groups: Big Step Show on June 27 in Orlando

Parents, church youth leaders and community leaders! Here’s an opportunity for your young people to have a little fun this summer and show off their stepping skills. WOKB-1680 AM Radio is putting on its 1st Annual Step Show on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Good Grades Equals New Car For Apopka Student

Good stuff! Nadidra Phipps of Apopka High School on last Saturday won a new Honda Fit from Holler Honda in Orlando. She was one of 10 scholar students with top grades in Orange or Seminole high schools selected as finalists for … Continue reading

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Guest Editorial: Social Media Etiquette

Editor’s Note: Parents: School’s out soon. You’re most likely in the midst of planning for summer camps of all sorts and vacation for your child(ren). That’s great! What about what they are doing online (when they say they are ‘bored’)? More … Continue reading

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Second Quarter 2015 Focus: Family

Photo credits: Top Row, Second from Left  – Angelo Davis. Top Row, Third from Left – http://www.PhotobyRhonda.com At the end of the day, especially a rough one, what you have is your faith in God and the love and support … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap Community Forum April 9

Florida Community Outreach (FCO) is sponsoring a forum April 9 for community leaders, business owners/operators and residents to get together and talk about resources available in the community. Get there! Get involved! You never know: The help you need may be … Continue reading

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Gathered Together to Pray and Reflect on the Lives of Men Who Made a Difference

About a thousand or so people showed up for the 24th Annual Arthur “Pappy” Kennedy Prayer Breakfast at First Baptist Church of Orlando. Held on the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, the prayer breakfast sold out again this year, … Continue reading

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First Quarter 2015 Focus: Prayer

Seems two things are needed for effective prayer: faith in God, to  whom we pray and a humble posture. The idea of prayer is that of an individual knowing they need help. They know that the help comes from a source … Continue reading

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Youth Get Chance to See “Selma” For Free

This is what I’m talking about: Young people in Central Florida can go see Selma, the movie, for free over this Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, thanks to some local Black business leaders. Parents – take them! It … Continue reading

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Orlando Community News: 2015

I’m more motivated than ever to tell the world about the good things happening in our front/back yards! It’s not all bad news. Yes, we know there is bad news…an overwhelming amount it seems, at times. Orlando Community News (OCN) … Continue reading

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