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Archive for March, 2009

Coffee Club

date: 03/26/2009

time: 7:30 a.m.

place: To learn more, log on to www.OrlandoCoffeeClub.com

Coffee Club is a premier informal networking group in Central Florida designed to help small and medium-sized owners grow both personally and professionally for free. Hosted by Jennifer Thompson and Insight Marketing Group, meetings began in January 2007 and today consistently attract 80 – 100 local business owners weekly to network and learn from expert presenters covering a wide range of topics aimed to help small businesses succeed. Lake Nona will give a progress report at Coffee Club on March 26.

To learn more, log on to www.OrlandoCoffeeClub.com or call 407.382.5660.

Commissioner Diamond?s District 1 Picnic

date: 03/14/2009

time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

place: Amhurst Park 6204 S. Chickasaw Trail, Orlando, Florida 32828

District 1 Commissioner Phil Diamond will host the annual District 1 Spring Picnic and invites District 1 residents to join him at Amhurst Park on Saturday, March 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

?Last year?s picnic was a tremendous success with over 700 residents and their families enjoying the activities and food. I look forward to hosting this event every year because it offers an opportunity for District residents to come out and meet their neighbors and enjoy the spring weather,? said Commissioner Diamond.

Children of all ages can participate in a variety of family-friendly activities including moonwalks, games, face painting, demonstrations by the Orlando Police and Fire Departments, as well as musical entertainment, food and soft drinks. In addition, they can meet some critters from the Central Florida Zoo and make crafts with the Orlando Science Center.

The picnic will also be a day for community service with a food drive benefiting the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. Voluntary donations of canned goods, nonperishable food, and financial contributions will be accepted.

Admission and parking for this event is free. Please call 407.246.3011 for more information

Bright Kids Book Drive

date: 03/01/2009 to 03/31/2009

time: 10:00am

place: Lake Nona Information Center 9588 Narcoossee Road Orlando, FL 32827

For the entire month of March, Lake Nona will be collecting new and gently-used K-12 books for A Gift for Teaching’s (AGFT) annual Bright Kids Book Drive campaign. Please consider helping AGFT keep the book sections of its free store stocked with a wide variety of age-appropriate reading materials for students and their classroom libraries.