Archive for the ‘Charity and Community’ Category

Orlando Love: Remembering Pulse Victims

Unfortunately, everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing when they heard the tragic news of the deadly shooting at Pulse nightclub on June 12, 2016. And in the following days and weeks, many special events and gatherings occurred. The City of Orlando and Orange County Government, in collaboration with Pulse, have jointly Read More…

Purchase a Tulip Cookie, Help a Foster Child

Panera Bread will be kicking off a special tulip cookie promotion benefitting Foundation for Foster Children in 32 bakery-cafes throughout the Orlando area this month. From May 11-25, participating Orlando Panera Bread bakery-cafes owned by Covelli Family Limited Partnership will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from every tulip cookie purchased to the Foundation for Read More…

Call for Entries: Orange Appeal’s 7th annual Back-to-Class Makeover

Are you an Orange or Seminole County teacher who gives all your time and energy to your students… and would enjoy some pampering?   Ladies, if you need “YOU” time, enter our 7th annual Back-to-Class Makeover Contest for a chance to win a 3-day prize package with hairstylist Ana Yebba, makeup artist Leslie Christin, Lisa Maile Seminars & Coaching, award-winning photographer Read More…

Good Deeds Indeed

No one has to remind me that there are lots of charity events to attend in Orlando. On many Saturday evenings, there are multiple options – and all of them are for very worthy local causes. It makes me proud to live here where there is so much activism for the disadvantaged, diseased and underserved. Read More…