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May 10, 2020

A View From Afar

  A Walk in the Woods   Having recently moved from Celebration, I thought February would be my last monthly column in the Celebration News. Somehow, life had other plans. I have been asked to share some thoughts on our COVID-19 world and how to navigate through it. With events rapidly changing and the lag

May 6, 2020

Garden Club year in review

  Our Garden Club year came to an abrupt halt in March thanks to COVID-19. I hope that by the time you read this, we will be starting to get back to normal life. Our events in March and April did not take place, hopefully we can reschedule for next year. Our last event in

April 27, 2020

Rotary FUNdraising – poker nights and pancake mornings

The Rotary Club of Celebration holds two major fundraisers each year to provide critical funds to deserving organizations and charities in and around our community. In the spring, we play poker and in the fall, we run for pancakes! As for the pancakes, we just wrapped up our sponsorship appreciation ceremony thanking our 2019 sponsors

April 23, 2020

Dancing to Success

Celebrations very own X-factor Dance is proud to announce the acceptance of two of their company dancers into the much sought after dance program at Osceola County School of the Arts. X-factor currently has a 100% acceptance rate as every single student who has studied with them and has pursued OCSA’s dance program has been

April 20, 2020

WINGS combats bullying

On Friday, February 28, Women’s Initiative Nurturing Girls’ Strength (WINGS) had our last Power Lunch of this school year for Celebration K-8 middle schoolers. This time, the topic discussed was bullying. As students sat down for lunch, we asked them to work with others at their table to create two lists: one was a list

April 11, 2020

CEO and Founder of the Community Hope Center, Rev. Mary Downey, Honored as 2019 Central Floridian of the Year

Rev. Mary Downey did not know affordable housing was going to be her calling when she moved to Kissimmee in 2006. She soon realized the growing need in Osceola County, where countless families call the hotels and motels along Highway 192 “home”. These families are working but unable to afford stable housing because of credit

April 8, 2020

Keeping You Safe During this Time

Keeping You Safe   At a time when tensions are running high and we are facing new challenges, it’s easy to feel powerless. But the truth is, each of us can do our part and help our greater community. Here’s what you can do to make a difference: Shelter in place: This is essential to

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