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Tue, May 22, 2018

Innovative new non-profit launches: Largest Heart

Innovative new non-profit launches

Guest article by Pete Cook, Largest Heart

Inspired by my late brother's remarkable life—and the lives he touched, I recently launched a non-profit to spread hope, love, and knowledge in an innovative and exciting new way.

I had just lost my brother and my parents, a son. When we went to his funeral I…

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Tue, May 22, 2018

Celebrating our growing leaders and looking to the future

By Joe Alarie, WOCC Chairman

May is a time of celebration for many of us. Students are graduating, summer is right around the corner and vacations are being planned. Here at the Chamber, there is plenty to celebrate as well.

Earlier this month, I was pleased to take part in the West Orange Chamber and West Orange Foundation’s Education…

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Wed, May 09, 2018

Nemours Children’s Hospital receives accreditation for pediatric residency program

Nemours Children’s Hospital in Lake Nona has received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and will launch its first Pediatric Residency Program next summer. The Pediatric Residency Program leadership will begin recruiting residents this fall with the inaugural class beginning in July 2019.

“We…

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Tue, May 08, 2018

What Realtors need to know about Millennials

What Realtors need to know about Millennials

By Leslie Heimer, American Liberty Mortgage

FACT: Nearly half of millennials (now between the ages of 20 and 37) live in suburbs.

FACT: New Home Inventory is low… very low. However, builders are trying to find a way of increasing construction of new, entry-level homes to accommodate the growing need. This…

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Mon, May 07, 2018

Mon, April 30, 2018

UCF celebrates longtime President John C. Hitt with dedication of new Partnership Complex

UCF celebrates longtime President John C. Hitt with dedication of new Partnership Complex

For several years, the WOCC advocated for state funding for the UCF Partnership complex, allowing Central Florida to maintain its status as the nation’s leading cluster in modeling, simulation and training, and continue to strengthen the partnership that exists between academia, industry and the military.

Today, Stina and Krista attended the Dedication/Naming…

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