Archive for the ‘Winter Park Community Center’ Category.

Educational Update Breakfast

ID-100173113Join the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and City of Winter Park for the annual Education Update, “Education & Economics: The Value of Great Schools.”  Throughout the morning, panelists will explore how quality educational opportunities help develop intellectual capital, inspire entrepreneurs, add economic value to our community and instill a sense of civic pride. This event will be held at the Winter Park Community Center on Thursday, August 21 from 7:45-9am

Gail Paschall-Brown, Reporter
WESH 2 News

Mark Brewer, President/CEO
Central Florida Foundation

John Caron, Member
City of Winter Park Economic Development Advisory Board

Dr. Harry Kypraios, Associate Professor of Economics
Rollins College

Hon. Sarah Sprinkel, Commissioner
City of Winter Park

Hon. Bill Sublette, Chairman
Orange County School Board

Pool Side Picnic Party

ID-10076025The Winter Park Community Center will be hosting a Pool Side Picnic Party on Saturday, July 19 from 12-5pm. Enjoy family, fun, and FOOD in the community at the Winter Park Community Center Pool. There will be games, contests, and PRIZES! And DRAWINGS for a 10 admission punch pass and annual lap swim pass for the remainder of the season!

Everyone can enjoy, non residents pay $1 to join in the fun. FREE for pool pass carriers. For more information call, 407-599-3275.

Old Fashioned Pool Party

ID-10076025On June 21, come out and enjoy an old fashioned pool party. Party begins at 5pm come out and hang out by the pool for our old school party! This party is 18 and up for all of our hard working adults ready to enjoy the weekend.

So join us at Winter Park Community Center, 721 W. New England Ave from 5-8pm for fun by the pool!


Free for Winter Park residents, 50% off for Non-Residents.

Please, no alcohol.

More information can be found at or call 407 599-3275.

8 ways to save energy: What renters & homeowners can do

Crealdé Benefit AuctionCome and learn how you can make your home more sustainable. Please join us for the City of Winter Park Sustainability Program Workshop Series. Spots must be reserved.

Saturday, April 26, from 10- 11:30am at the Winter Park Community Center located at 721 W. New England Ave.

For more information call, 407-559-3364 or visit the Even Brite website at,
To register email th ecity of Winter Park at,  sustainability@cityofwinterpark.orgSend Email

Small Business Education Series presented by Strombeck Consulting CPA’s

ID-10034343This Friday, April 18 enjoy one of the Winter Park Chamber’s Small Business Education Series. This seminar series is designed with small business owners and professionals in mind and provides the necessary fundamentals of, and resources for, growing and sustaining a profitable organization in our community.

Upcoming Program

Topic: Community Relations

“Community Relations: What’s the ROI?”
Presented by: Sarah Grafton, Grafton Wealth Management
Andrea Massey-Farrell, Massey Communications

Small businesses are regularly bombarded with requests for donations, sponsorship and in-kind gifts from community organizations. Unable to fulfill every request, how should one determine which opportunities will provide the best return on investment for marketing, goodwill and business development? Learn from experts who have both strategically supported businesses in their community relations initiatives and applied these techniques to see significant growth for their company.

How You Will Benefit:

  • Identify ways to purposely plan for and participate in community relations activities
  • Learn how to analyze philanthropic requests
  • Discover business growth opportunities through community relations

The series begins with 8am Registration & Networking followed by 8:15 – 9am Program. Seminars are held in the Winter Park Welcome Center Community Room located at 151 W. Lyman Avenue, Winter Park, 32789.

The series is free for Chamber members and $10 for non-members.

Track Shack Events

Park Ave IconRun Around the Pines 5k Presented by Florida Hospital

Hometown favorite race, with a flat, fast course which meanders through a neighborhood adjacent to Winter Park Memorial Hospital. This event benefits the Track Shack Foundation.  5k for runners/walkers with free kids run.

Come out and join the fun on February 15 at the Showalter Fields.







WPRR IconZimmerman Kiser Sutcliffe Winter Park Road Race 10k and 2 Mile Presented by Florida Hospital

This is the Grand Finale of the Track Shack Running Series. The fitness enthusiasts at Zimmerman, Kiser & Sutcliffe, P.A., invite you to celebrate 37 years of running right where it all began on Park Avenue in beautiful Winter Park.  10k and 2 Mile run/walk available as well as kids run.  Special Distance Dare for participating in both 10k AND 2 mile.  For full details, visit


Lastly there will be the Run for the Trees Jeannette Genius McKean Memorial 5k.

Run for the Trees 5k run/walk is a unique point to point event. The last mile is on the tree-canopied, wilderness dirt road of Genius Drive. This privately owned glimpse of old Florida is opened to the public only once a year, for this event. All finishers receive a young tree!

For full details, visit

Long Term Care Information

October 24, 2013 4-5pm at Winter Park Community Center, 721 West New England Ave.

Board certified attorney Patricia Fuller and attorney Heather Kirson give a presentation for veterans and the general public on how to prepare for old age care by discussing estate planning, Medicaid, nursing home asset protection, and much more.

This work shop requires participant reservation, so call 407 422 3017 to reserve your spot today.


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Grant Cochrane

October Dance Sign Up



If you love to dance and want to learn, the Worely School of Irish dance and the NRG Dance Studio have new classes available for you. A great way to get exercise and meet new people. Come out and learn some new moves.




Worley School of Irish Dance

Tuesdays through Thursdays in October at 4pm

First class is free.

Azalea Lane Recreation Center, 1045 Azalea Lane.

For more information call Colin Worley at 407 256 1148.


NRG Youth Dance Classes

Single class and monthly fees due upon registration.

Dance lessons at the Winter Park Community Center, 721 West New England Ave.

Call Nichole Rose Genchi for more information at, 407 519 0477.


Ballroom Dance Lessons

October 15

Beginners 7-8:30pm


at the Winter Park Farmer’s Market, 200 West new England Ave.

Intermediate 8:45-9:45pm


at the Winter Park Farmer’s Market, 200 West new England Ave.

For more information call 407 599 3364

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Annual Luau and Pool Party














Saturday August 17 at 12-5pm at the Winter Park Community Center on 721 New England Ave. This is a free community event, full of fun and entertainment for the whole family. So come on down and don’t forget your swim suit!

For more information call 407 643 1650.


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Sicha Pongjivanich

Education Update Breakfast













The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce introduces Education Update Breakfast for business and industry leaders in the community of Winter Park. The breakfast highlights accomplishments, celebrates collaboration and examines how educators and business leaders are partnering to meet tomorrows needs today.

The breakfast is Thursday, August 22, 2013. Registration starts at 7:45am, followed by the breakfast at 8am. The venue is located at the Winter Park Community Center, 721 W New England Ave in Winter Park FL. For early registration register by August 16, 2013. This is a pay to participate event.

Members $25

Non-members $30

Corporate Tables $200


Photo by Chance Agrella