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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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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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Walking and Praying: Churches On Move for Reconciliation

  People frequently ask, ‘Where’s the church?’ during social upheaval/racial tension as we see going on now throughout our country. Well, some pastors at several churches west of downtown Orlando, have decided to gather together, to walk in unity and to … 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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Christmas Blessings from Orlando Community News

It’s Advent season and soon we will celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the coming of our Lord and Saviour! I am praying for each one of you – that you are blessed during this season and all of your days, … Continue reading

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Get Ready for “The Show” – Spring Mania 2014

Of all the live shows you attend in Central Florida, let this be one of them. Trust: It’s called “mania” for a reason. In its fourth year, the Spring Mania, presented by Fla’Vore Productions, will keep your eyes glued to … Continue reading

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Good Friday Service: The Seven Last Sayings of Jesus Christ

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Come Good Friday, there will be some Good Preaching. That’s when local congregations will gather together for a special program called the “Seven Last Sayings of Jesus Christ.” The program, sponsored by the African-American Council of Christian Clergy (AACCC),…

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Restoration of Rights, Sealing and Expungement

Workshop Saturday, Nov. 9 in Orlando It’s common knowledge that finding work or even a place to stay is not easy for a person with a criminal record, even after serving the time and changing their lifestyle. Getting help from others … Continue reading

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Hair, Fashion, Makeup and Entertainment

Still talking about the 2013 Hair, Fashion, Makeup & Entertainment Mania held in Orlando on September 15. Kudos to Keesha Rivers and her team at Fla’Vore Productions, which sponsored the event. In addition to showcasing talent, the organization does great work in the … Continue reading

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The Scoop on Annual “Mania” Event September 15 in Orlando

Hair, Fashion, Makeup and Entertainment Mania set for Sunday, September 15 Orlando, FL — “PJ” is 17. But talk with him for a few minutes about fashion and you will quickly discover his much-higher-than-expected level of maturity. PJ,  a.k.a. Princeton James Studstill I, is soft-spoken … Continue reading

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