Archive for February, 2013

February 11, 2013

Appleton Celebrates 25th Anniversary During the Solar Bears Teacher Appreciation Games

Let’s go Bears! This weekend over 12,000 ice hockey fans gathered in support of the Orlando Solar Bears Teacher Appreciation games at the Amway Center. The two-day event honored educators and acknowledged the crucial role teachers play in making sure every student receives a quality education. The games also acted as dual celebration for Appleton’s […]

February 7, 2013

UCF Town & Gown: Supporters of Central Florida’s Public Broadcasting Station

Did you know that Winter Park, FL was once home to the popular PBS star Fred “Mister” Rogers of “Mister Rogers Neighborhood”? This and other interesting news was shared during the annual UCF Town & Gown Friendship Luncheon. At the event, Grant Heston, Associate Vice President of News and Public Affairs at the UCF, gave […]

February 6, 2013

DERRICKA’S CORNER ~ APPLETON’S RESIDENT TEENAGER TALKS TRENDS

February is upon us. It’s the month of Hershey Kisses, candied hearts, bouquets of roses, and most importantly, love. It seems like no matter which retail store I visit, an entire aisle is dedicated to Valentine’s Day goodies. In 2012, consumers spent an average of $17 billion on gifts, with roughly 20% coming from online […]

February 1, 2013

Cookie Time: Support National Girl Scout Cookie Day on Feb. 8

It’s that time of the year – Girl Scout Cookie season is in full swing. On January 29, 2013, The Girl Scouts Citrus Council kicked off the 9th annual Cookie Box Luncheon at Graebel Van Lines in part of the Troop 2 initiative. This year, the girls challenged businesses to donate 200 cases of cookies […]