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New & Renewed Members July 2022

Welcome to our newest Chamber Members! We are thrilled to have you doing business in the West Orange Community. We would also like to recognize our long-standing member businesses for their continued commitment to Advancing Community, Collaboration, and Leadership. NEW MEMBERS COMMUNITY TRUSTEE AdventHealth Primary Care+ Windermere ELITE…

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Hob Nob Straw Poll

Hob Nob + Straw Poll 2022 Results

The West Orange Chamber of Commerce has released the results of its 2022 West Orange Hob Nob + Straw Poll, which was held Thursday, July 28. Here are the results: United States SenatorMarco Rubio REP 69%Ricardo De La Fuente DEM 0%Val Demings DEM 27%Brian Rush DEM 0%William Sanchez DEM 0%Tuan…

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New & Renewed Members June 2022

Welcome to our newest Chamber Members! We are thrilled to have you doing business in the West Orange Community. We would also like to recognize our long-standing member businesses for their continued commitment to Advancing Community, Collaboration, and Leadership. NEW MEMBERS EXCLUSIVE Frito-Lay ELITE Author Brand StudioFirst…

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West Orange Chamber of Commerce names Fiorella Perlloni as the New Marketing and Communications Coordinator

The West Orange Chamber of Commerce announced the addition to the communications department, Fiorella Perlloni as the Coordinator of Marketing and Communications. Fiorella is a graduate of Universidad del Sagrado Corazón with a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising. She is a native of San Juan, Puerto Rico. “I am delighted…

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WOCC Opens Nominations for Board Members 2023

The West Orange Chamber of Commerce is a strong and resilient organization that is proud to have served our community for the past 50 years.  This would not have happened if not for the dedication of our Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is the policy-making panel for the…

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So, You want to get a dog?!?!?

Industry Guest Article – Cheyenne and Chelsea Emery, Dog Training Elite Orlando So, you finally made the decision, you want to get a dog!  But before you run out and pick your furry new best friend, you should consider a few things.  At Dog Training Elite Orlando, we are…

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Ready to put your company in the spotlight?

GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch is an annual awards celebration that recognizes second-stage companies headquartered in Florida for innovation, community involvement, leadership, and growth. Developed by the Edward Lowe Foundation, Companies to Watch is a unique way to honor the companies that demonstrate high performance in the marketplace with innovative…

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Orange County Supervisor of Elections mailing Notice of Elections to all registered voters

Registered voters in Orange County should receive a Notice of Elections from the elections office over the next week. This notice contains important information about the upcoming elections and reminds voters of their current party affiliation and vote-by-mail request status. The Notice of Elections cannot be forwarded, so if you…

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The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Urges Florida Businesses to Prepare for 2022 Hurricane Season

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) is encouraging businesses throughout the state to prepare for the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which begins June 1. DEO urges businesses to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season by visiting FloridaDisaster.biz, which provides business owners with resources to prepare…

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The Central Florida Lifestyle Brand Takes Next Steps to Expand Its Full-Service Multimedia Enterprise

Krush Acquisitions, the veteran-owned investment management company, which focuses on investments in businesses that have a long history of success and leadership, has acquired Central Florida Lifestyle publications and the Lifestyle brand that provides advertising and marketing services to locally-owned businesses. Karst Media Group, the media marketing…

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Two Central Florida organizations dedicated to offering safe, affordable housing and helping citizens obtain legal identification receive Florida Blue Foundation 2022 Sapphire Award

Seven organizations across the state to share nearly $500,000 in funding An organization that offers affordable housing to people who need a second chance and an organization that helps people navigate the complexities and financial burden of obtaining legal identification are among seven recipients of the Florida Blue Foundation’s annual…

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“DANCE, DREAM & INSPIRE” COMPETITION RAISES MORE THAN $200,000 TO HELP LOCAL CHILDREN AT RISK OF ABUSE, NEGLECT

Sarah Hohman Wins Ninth Annual Dance Competition; Chassity Vega Wins “Most Popular” Fundraising Award Sarah Hohman and her partner, Romney Reyes, danced their way to victory at the “Dance, Dream & Inspire” charity competition; while Chassity Vega and her partner, Jose Perez, captured the spirit of the night, leading all…

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