According to Florida Realtors, 31 percent of home sales, so far in 2011,were to foreign nationals who purchased in Florida. Realtor John McLoughlin of Main Street Realty International in Windermere is setting up new partnerships with overseas estate agents in the U.K. and Europe. This will help him market investment properties to foreign nationals buying in the Orlando area.
For more information, call 407-666-3279 or email
Joe Daylor Photography is scheduling family portrait sessions.
Joe Daylor, owner of Joe Daylor Photography, is currently scheduling family portrait sessions. Clients who place an order in October or November receive a complimentary silver ornament displaying their favorite image from the photo session. Joe Daylor Photography is a full-service photography studio that offers professional portraiture, including seniors, families, sports, weddings and other special occasions.
For more information, call 407-409-8835, email
Matthew Hodge owns County Line Ornamental & Tree. He is pictured with his wife, Paula, and son, Walker.
Matthew Hodge, owner of County Line Ornamental & Tree, located at 13246 W. Colonial Drive in Winter Garden, is offering large queen and sabal palms at the sale price of $115 each. For more information, call 407-654-4644 or visit www.countylineot.com on the Web.
The Rotary Club of Dr. Phillips will hold its fifth annual A Taste of Dr. Phillips event Nov. 6 from 1-4 p.m. at the Dellagio on Sand Lake Road in Orlando. The event includes food and beverage samples from 20 top local restaurants. The cost is $50 per person, which includes unlimited food and drinks. Proceeds benefit Dr. Phillips-area community services and charities. For more information, visit www.atasteofdrphillips.com on the Web.
Jewish Community Center of Southwest Orlando at the Jack & Lee Rosen Campus, located at 11184 S. Apopka-Vineland Road in Orlando, is offering group exercise classes. Readers who mention the ad that appears in this issue of the Southwest Orlando Bulletin receive a free one-week pass. For more information, call 407-513-4226 or visit www.orlandojcc.org on the Web.
Florida Hospital Celebration Health, located at 400 Celebration Place in Celebration, recently unveiled its newly expanded emergency department. The 30 new state-of-the-art private patient rooms include individual bathrooms, exclusive family waiting areas, an interactive pediatric waiting area, complimentary valet service at the ED entrance, and more. For more information about the facility or wait times, call 407-303-4034 or visit www.celebrationhealth.com on the Web.
Earlier this month, Pointe Orlando, located at 9101 International Drive in Orlando, hosted the Pink Heals Tour, which featured a fleet of pink firetrucks and firefighters dressed in pink gear, who worked to inspire residents and city leaders to support women and wear pink. Various activities and events were held throughout the evening, with proceeds benefiting local cancer centers. For more information, visit www.pointeorlando.com on the Web.
West Orange Chamber of Commerce officials announced that R. C. Stevens Construction Co., formerly a Supporting Trustee, is now a Community Trustee, which gives them the highest level of member benefits WOCC offers. WOCC President Stina D’Uva commended the company for its consistent commitment to the chamber, as well as expressed her delight that R. C. Construction filled the recent Community Trustee opening. For more information, call 407-656-1304 or visit www.wochamber.com on the Web.
The evolution of the bicycle shop
Evolve Bicycles has opened at 13 Blake Blvd. in Celebration, in the Water Tower Shoppes off U.S. Highway 192. The down-to-earth bike shop, which believes in getting more people on bikes, offers a full range of traditional bicycles, including road, triathlon, mountain, comfort, cruise, BMX, children’s and speciality bikes. It also offers electric bicycles, bike rentals, repair and maintenance services, bicycle parts and accessories, and apparel for riders. Founded by a group of Celebration residents who love outdoor recreation and have years of cycling experience, Evolve Bicycles offers high-quality products and friendly customer service. Store hours are Monday through Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Thursday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 321-939-2453 or visit www.evolvebikes.com on the Web.
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