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Hurricane Pet safety chart
August 17, 2020

Hurricane safety for your pets

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30, but most hurricanes form later in the season between August and October. On average, of the hurricanes that make landfall on the eastern coast of the U.S., 40% of them will hit Florida. Preparing for a possible hurricane means having an emergency plan in

Sheriff Gibson next to patrol car
August 13, 2020

Back to School Safety Tips

August is the time of the year when our children normally return to school after the summer break. There has been nothing normal about this summer and most of our children have been home since March 12! We have not had school traffic, buses, or children walking or biking to school, so I just want

Your vote, your voice

As a reminder, Florida’s primary election will be held on Tuesday, August 18, with the general election occurring on Tuesday, November 3. Residents are reminded and encouraged to make their voice heard by casting their votes in both elections.  Often times the primary will contain races within one party, where the winner will be unopposed

Celebration Sanitation Services logo
August 5, 2020

Celebration Clean Stream Initiative

Hello Celebration Residents, Recycling mixed with contamination (trash) is an ongoing problem in our community. This problem was exacerbated in 2018 when China stopped accepting 35% of all the single stream recycling the U.S. collected and processed.  Due to this, the cost of collecting and transporting this material has increased by 700% since 2018 and

Church Dog Book Cover
July 28, 2020

Meet Church Dog

A new children’s book series based on one famous furry Celebration resident is getting ready to launch this fall. Church Dog is a heartwarming tale about a puppy named K’noot sent from Heaven to teach people about the true nature of God’s unconditional love.  With supernatural eyes that let K’noot see people the way Jesus does,

AdventHealth Medical staff with heart signs
July 22, 2020

The ‘Heart’ of the community

Some say the Celebration Foundation is the heart of our town. I believe we can say, after this period of time, that this town has heart. Or more than 1100 hearts proudly displayed. As news began to develop in March about the pandemic, as Executive Director of the Foundation, I reached out to community partners

July 20, 2020

The Celebrators go way back

How many of you remember Mr. Peabody (a cartoon dog) and Sherman (his adopted, bespectacled, red-headed boy) who appeared in an animated television series in the late 1950s and early 1960s?  Mr. Peabody, the self-proclaimed “smartest being in existence,” invented the “Way Bac Machine” as a birthday present for his son.  Traveling back in time via

Hands holding a heart
July 18, 2020

To provide food to hungry families in Osceola County

The Rotary Club of Celebration made a $5,000 initial seed fund donation and offered a matching fund of $10,000 which the Celebration Foundation stepped up and matched immediately to total a $25,000 commitment! Seeing hunger as an unmet essential need to be addressed quickly, these two Celebration Organizations of Volunteers have an extraordinary determination to

July 13, 2020

Summer pet safety

Along with summer comes special concerns for our furry family members. The main areas of concern are heat, bugs and water safety. Heat is of particular concern here in Florida, for both animals and humans. Cats, originally desert animals, are seemingly more able to adapt to heat, generally disappearing after finding a cool corner. Dogs,

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