Led by Walt Disney World Resort’s impressive $5.7 million raised among its cast members and corporate resources, Heart of Florida United Way surpassed its 2011-12 campaign goal of $17.75 million, receiving a total of $19,365,723 in donations for the year. It also topped the 2010-11 campaign sum of $17.4 million by 11.2 percent. Publix Super Markets Inc. ranked second, tallying $2.6 million in donations; and Lockheed Martin Corp. generated $1.1 million to rank third.For more information, call 407-835-0900 or visit www.hfuw.org on the Web.
Farnaz Namin-Hedayati, M.A., M.S., Ph.D., is the founder of Center For Work Life.
Center For Work Life held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of its Dr. Phillips office, located at 7009 Dr. Phillips Blvd. in Orlando. Farnaz Namin-Hedayati, M.A., M.S., Ph.D., is a doctor of corporate psychology, strategist, peak performance executive and leadership coach. She is the founder of Center For Work Life, a coaching and global human capital consulting firm.
For more information, call 407-217-2560 or visit www.centerforworklife.com on the Web.
The Southwest Orlando Bulletin and World of Beer Dr. Phillips, located in The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips at 7800 Dr. Phillips Blvd. in Orlando, will co-host a blood drive at WOB on May 22 from 3-8 p.m. Each person who donates blood receives a voucher for a free pint of beer, which can be redeemed at a later date. For more information, call 407-355-3315 or visit www.drphillips.wobusa.com on the Web.
YMCA of Central Florida representatives announced expanded class offerings for YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program. The program helps those at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles by eating healthier, increasing physical activity and losing a modest amount of weight in order to reduce their chances of developing the disease. For more information, call Kelly Prather at 407-896-6901 or email
Neil Oehlstrom, a financial adviser with Edward Jones Investments, attends meetings with MFS Investment Management in Boston.
Neil Oehlstrom, a financial adviser with Edward Jones Investments, attended meetings in Boston with MFS Investment Management, a worldwide mutual fund and investment services firm that provides products and services to investors. Oehlstrom spent three days meeting with fund managers, research analysts, economists and market strategists. His Edward Jones office is located in Ashley Park in Suite 204 at 3200 S. Hiawassee Road in Orlando. Oehlstrom has provided investment services to the MetroWest and Windermere areas for more than 15 years. For more information, call 407-295-8300.
Lifelong Orlando residents Mark Norris and Jeff Kocher announced the expansion of Edible Arrangements Orlando at its new location in Meadow Ridge Shoppes in Suite 1005 at 2910 Maguire Road in Ocoee. For more information, call 407-296-7430.
Mark Trolice, M.D., hosts an evening of Music, Merriment & Magic to benefit his Fertile Dreams Foundation.
To celebrate his 50th birthday, Mark Trolice, M.D., will host an evening of Music, Merriment & Magic on June 9 at 6:30 p.m. at Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, located at 4012 Central Florida Parkway in Orlando. The event will include dinner, dancing, music by the Rat Pack 8 Orchestra, magician Bev Bergeron, a comedy tribute/roast of Trolice, and more. The cost is $150 per person, and all proceeds benefit Fertile Dreams Foundation. Founded by Trolice, the foundation provides education and awareness about fertility and adoption issues. For more information, email
www.fertiledreams.org on the Web.
Huntington Learning Center, located at 5060 Dr. Phillips Blvd. in Orlando, is offering a $100 discount to Southwest Orlando Bulletin readers who enroll in a summer Study Skills Program or Premier SAT or ACT Prep program. Each program begins with an academic assessment to pinpoint strengths and weaknesses. Huntington staff members then customize a plan of study to meet each student’s needs and goals. For more information, call 407-522-4477 or visit www.huntingtonlearning.com on the Web.
Orlando Magic player Dwight Howard (third from right) holds the Dwight Howard Basketball ProCamp for children ages 7 through 18.
The Dwight Howard Basketball ProCamp will be held July 1 and July 2 at the University of Central Florida. Boys and girls ages 7 through 18 will receive instruction about the fundamental skills and team concept of basketball. All campers receive an Adidas camp shirt and autographed team photo with Howard. Instruction will be provided by Howard and Orlando area coaches. The cost is $199. In addition, girls ages 6 through 14 can sign up for the inaugural Dwight Howard Cheer & Dance ProCamp powered by Camp Katina. It will be held in conjunction with the basketball camp, and instruction will be provided by Katina Taylor and area coaches. For more information, call 888-389-2267 or visit www.dwighthowardcamp.com on the Web.
(L. to r.) Henry Wright of Mercedes-Benz of South Orlando, West Orange Chamber of Commerce President Stina D’Uva, and Scott Yates of West Orange Country Club attend a WOCC Business After Hours.
West Orange Country Club recently hosted a West Orange Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours. The event, which was co-sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of South Orlando, included hors d’oeuvres, drinks, games, door prizes and a showcase of Mercedes vehicles. For more information, call 407-656-1304 or visit www.wochamber.com on the Web.
Cricketers Arms Pub & Eatery reopens in its new location in The Fountains on Sand Lake Road.
Now celebrating 20 years in Southwest Orlando, Cricketers Arms Pub & Eatery relocated to The Fountains at 7563 Sand Lake Road in Orlando. The pub also unveiled a new menu that includes several new healthy dishes. Beginning June 8, Cricketers will show every 2012 UEFA European Football Championship game live via satellite, as well as feature beers from each participating country. The final match will be held July 1. In addition, the restaurant offers ongoing Beer & Bites specials each month, as well as food-pairing dinners. For more information, call 407-730-2111 or visit www.cricketersarmspub.com on the Web.
Florida Hospital Orlando Fitness Center celebrates its one-year anniversary June 1.
Florida Hospital Orlando Fitness Center, located at 2520 N. Orange Ave. in Orlando, will celebrate its one-year anniversary June 1. As part of the celebration, the facility will feature specials and member events throughout June. The downtown location is an ideal workout venue for working professionals and seniors. Members can participate in group fitness classes, including Zumba, and on-site personal trainers help members achieve fitness goals. For more information, call 407-303-2552.
Jason Levine of Harry Levine Insurance Agency brings Auto-Owners Insurance Co. to Southwest Orlando.
Officials from Harry Levine Insurance Agency are excited to bring Auto-Owners Insurance Co. to Southwest Orlando. Now in its fifth year as a Trusted Choice Independent Agency, HLI continues to expand upon its longtime Nationwide Insurance roots, and strives to offer Central Florida residents and business owners the best protection at competitive prices. HLI recently returned from being honored by Travelers Insurance Co. at its annual invitation-only Travelers Leadership Conference. For more information, call 407-855-1000 or visit www.harrylevineinsurance.com on the Web.
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