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Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

Community Health and Wellness Partner, Wayne Densch YMCA Family Center Offers Tips on Staying Healthy During the Holidays Between the Thanksgiving and New Years Eve holidays, most Americans gain anywhere between 2-8 lbs., with an average gain of 3.5 lbs. As … Continue reading

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Opportunity For Fresh Start: Restoration of Rights Workshop on July 16

Trying to make a change for the better after serving time? One way to do that is to have your rights restored and then register to vote or improve your chances of starting a business or getting a job. (Sidenote: … Continue reading

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Men on Purpose: Orlando Native Rod-Z

When Rod-Z said, “You have to come to ‘this’ show because every show is different,” he told the truth. Opening for the legendary Patti Labelle at the Dr. Phillips Center, he cracked up some folk up, talking about how we all … Continue reading

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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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Early Voting Starts – Presidential Primaries

Orange County registered voters can now go vote early for the person they prefer within their party to be the next President of the United States. Early voting started today, Tuesday, Feb. 29, for the Presidential Preference Primary Election and will … Continue reading

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It’s Voting Season: Ocoee, Orlando City Elections

Early voting is underway in Ocoee and the mayor’s job up for grabs. Three candidates want to run the city: Rusty Johnson, Ronney Oliveira and Jim Sills. Vote early, vote by absentee ballot or mark your calendar for Tuesday, Oct. … Continue reading

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Third Quarter Focus: Business-Work

When I thought about quarterly themes for this year, I did not think long. It’s amazing how God places ideas in your mind and things just click! Good thing the Second Quarter Focus was on the family (We celebrated Mother’s Day, … 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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