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Change Giving App Launch at Crooked Can Brewery

Change Giving is a Fundraising/Micro Giving App that lets you donate your spare change to fundraising campaigns and charities. Simplify the way you give.

Come celebrate our big launch party at the Crooked Can!! We are so excited to share Change Giving with the world!! We are happy to announce that this launch party will be a fundraiser as well to help raise money for some amazing local charities, Fuzzy Therapy Miniature Horses and A Cause 4 Paws Rescue.

Change Giving is going to change the way we give, making it easier than ever to connect with our charitable causes. Donate your spare change to National, Local and Individual Campaign Fundraisers. Download the App and start exploring Fundraising Campaigns to donate to or start your own Fundraising Campaign and make a positive impact on your community. Finally, a social media app that’s focused on helping others. Change Giving makes Giving Social.

GIVE. FUNDRAISE. SHARE.
A little bit of change can go a long way.

The App is available on the Apple and Google app stores.
Download the App and search for our friends campaigns:
Fuzzy Therapy Miniature Horses
A Cause 4 Paws Rescue

Candlelight Vigil (Winter Garden) #OrlandoUnited

The admins of Winter Garden – Rants, Raves, and reviewsWinter Garden Community , and Windermere – Rants, Raves, and reviews have partnered together to hold a candlelight vigil this Sunday evening for the victims of the massacre at Pulse Orlando, and for the LGBT community. This is a celebration of their lives and for the freedom to be yourself.

Join your neighbors in fellowship at this PUBLIC EVENT on the shores Lake Apopka and hear speakers from our community – Wesley BeachamMichael WanzieCee Castillo, and Steven Bates, and with music by David Alan Bruce.

Thanks to Roberta Walker Mottin and Sean O’Neill for organizing this event!

**Please share this event information with those who may not have access to Facebook.

Free Flu Shots in Central Florida!

Centra Care Flu Fighters

Flu Season is upon us again, and for the 12th year in a row, Centra Care, Florida Hospital Urgent Care and Get Healthy Florida are making sure you and your family are protected. This year, Centra Care is offering six different opportunities to get your flu shot, fast and free!

Everyone 6-months and older can get a free flu shot at any one of the scheduled Fast & Free Flu Shot clinics. Because last year’s flu season impacted younger adults in particular, Centra Care physicians want to remind Central Floridians that the single best protection against the flu is the flu shot, even for healthy children and adults. And since the flu virus changes every year, you need a new vaccination each year.

 

2014 Fast & Free Flu Shot Event Schedule:

Wednesday, October 8thNoon – 5PM

Centra Care at Winter Garden Village

3005 Daniels Rd., Winter Garden, FL 34787

Monday, October 13th:

Noon – 5PM

Colonial Town Centra Care

630 N. Bumby Ave., Orlando, FL 32803

Wednesday, October 15th

Noon – 5PM

University Centra Care

11550 University Blvd., Orlando, FL 32817

Tuesday, October 28thNoon – 5PM

Port Orange Centra Care

1208 Dunlawton Ave., Port Orange, FL 32127

 

Monday, November 17th

Noon – 5PM

Hunter’s Creek Centra Care

3293 Greenwald Way N., Kissimmee, FL 34741

 

Wednesday, November 19th

Noon – 5PM

Sanford Centra Care

4451 West 1st St., Sanford, FL 32771

(No reservations. First come, first served, while supplies last.)

 

Who Should Be Vaccinated?

The CDC recommends an annual flu vaccine for everyone, especially those who are at high risk for developing flu-related complications. Including:

 

o    Pregnant women

o    Children younger than 5, but especially younger than 2 years old

o    People 50 years of age and older

o    People of any age with certain chronic medical conditions

o    People who live in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities

o    People who live with or care for those at high risk for complications from flu, including:

-Health care workers

-Household contacts and out of home caregivers of children less than 6 months of age (these infants are too young to be vaccinated)

 

For those unable to attend one of the Fast & Free Flu Shot events, Centra Care offers convenient, $25 shots, 7-days a week at their 26 Florida urgent care centers; open late and weekends. Walk in anytime, or visit www.centracare.org to schedule an online No Wait Reservation.

PUBLIC CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION: 407-833-9201

 

Florida Hospital Breaks Ground on New Winter Garden Campus

With Horizon West waking back up and Winter Garden becoming one of Central Florida’s most popular hot spots the area was in desperate need for a new medical facility.  Florida Hospital broke ground on its new $65 million Winter Garden facility on in September.  The new three-story, 75,000 sq ft facility is slated to open Winter 2014, well the first floor of it.  That floor will feature an emergency department and outpatient imaging.  The two additional floors, which are slated to open in 2015, will feature an outpatient surgery centers, for medical emergencies, although if you’re looking more of a cosmetic surgery as breast implants there are several quality options online. You can also get in touch with an expert rhinoplasty specialist in Miami.

“We are very excited to be a part of this rapidly growing community of Winter Garden,” said Florida Hospital President and CEO Lars Houmann.  “We want to strengthen our presence in this community as a trusted healthcare partner that brings greater access to care close to home.” Aside from healthcare, plastic surgery clinics are also available. One of it is by Andres Bustillo, a well known Miami facial plastic surgeon.

This building is just the first phase of the new west Orange medical campus, located across the street from Winter Garden Village at Fowler Groves.  The next phase will feature a 200-bed, seven-story community hospital, though no timeline for that phase has been set.

“We are so pleased that Florida Hospital has chosen Winter Garden as the site for their newest facility,” said Winter Garden Mayor John Rees.  “This health campus will bring superior, high-paying jobs to our community and will make Winter Garden more attractive as a place that others will want to live, work and play.”

Amanda Maggard, assistant vice president of west Orange development for Florida Hospital, was also announced as the new head for Winter Garden health campus.

 

FHL WG 2

A conceptual rendering of what the new Winter Garden Health Campus facility may look like. The city of Winter Garden has yet to approve the final design though

FHL WG 1

 

(Pictured from left to right) Lars Houmann, Amanda Maggard, Mayor Teresa Jacobs, Mayor John Rees, and Rob Fulbright.

(Pictured from left to right) Lars Houmann, Amanda Maggard, Mayor Teresa Jacobs, Mayor John Rees, and Rob Fulbright.