September 27, 2019

Breathe, Relax, Play . . . Repeat

Another school year underway promises the escalation of a growing mental health challenge: anxiety. We all feel it. Kids juggling schoolwork, social pressures and expectations; parents trying to balance work, flawless parenting and home management; and those of us out of the child/parent daily dance who must manage the stressors of career, finances, friends, family,

September 25, 2019

Bonding over magic and laughs with Thriving In Place

As the grant writer for the Celebration Foundation, I always enjoy getting to see our programs in action. This past month, I was invited to join Thriving In Place on their excursion to WonderWorks to see the “Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show.” This was my first visit to WonderWorks and I have to say,

September 23, 2019

The wading birds of Celebration – EGRETS

Each fall the white egrets return to our ponds to pass the winter.  After spending the summer breeding in rookeries in remote swamps and marshes along the coastlines of  Northern Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, a few travel as family groups to our retention and natural ponds. Some stay for the winter, others continue on

September 20, 2019

See Red and Blue? Here’s what to do

We have all had that sinking feeling after seeing the flashing red and blue lights behind us. For some, it is a moment of panic and for others it is that moment of realization that they have been caught. There are a few basic reasons why a driver may see flashing lights on police cars. 

September 16, 2019

Walking your dog in a tourist town

Walking a dog anywhere requires a certain amount of etiquette for both you and your dog. There are always new and old furry friends to greet, as well as special “sniff spots.” We love walking in our town – and so do the tourists! So walking your dog in Celebration involves a whole other set

September 11, 2019

About the Celebration Veterans Club

The club is a group of veterans from many different backgrounds, with many different personalities, beliefs and ideas. With all these differences, there are a few things that we all have in common.  All members are honorably discharged or are currently serving. All have taken the same oath to protect the Constitution of the United

September 6, 2019

Mark your calendars!

Get out your digital device and update those calendars or maybe you are old school and prefer the version you can write on. Either way, it is going to be a busy few months as CROA closes out the year (dare we say, the upcoming holidays). In addition to our monthly Food Truck on the

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