January 29, 2016

Orlando Receives Future Considerations from Rapid City
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Toronto Marlies, have announced that forward Lindsay Sparks has been traded to the Rapid City Rush for future considerations.
Sparks, 25, had played in 33 games for the Solar Bears this season, logging 14 points (6g-8a) and 24 penalty minutes. The forward was originally acquired by Orlando in an offseason trade with the Missouri Mavericks.

The Solar Bears continue their fourth season in the ECHL, presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson, P.A., when they host the Manchester Monarchs for the third time in as many nights on Friday, Jan. 29 at 7:00 p.m. at the Amway Center.

Click here for the Solar Bears 2015-16 promotional and events calendar.
Single-game tickets for the 2015-16 season are on sale now and can be purchased for as little as $15 at the Amway Center Box Office or online at OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.comor
The Orlando Solar Bears, the ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Toronto Marlies, play all of their home games at the Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.
Follow the Solar Bears at, Facebook, and Twitter (@OrlandoHockey) for all the latest news and updates. Stay in touch with Shades on Instagram by following ShadestheSolarBear.

Group tickets are a great way to entertain employees, co-workers, clients, friends and family. For more information on discounted group tickets and a list of group benefits, call407-951-8200 or visit

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See Monster Trucks for Free Next Week


Monster Jam® Trucks On Display Around Town Thurs., January 21

Five of the show’s biggest stars, the giant monster trucks from Monster Jam®, will be on display in Orlando next Thursday, January 21. For fans, it’s a chance to see and take pictures with the enormous trucks and meet the drivers before these beasts roar in to the Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium onSaturday, January 23. Best part, it’s all free to the public. Continue reading

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City of Orlando, Orange County Government and Lighthouse Central Florida Receive Audrey Nelson Community Development Achievement Award

The National Community Development Association (NCDA) has recognized the collaborative effort between the City of Orlando, Orange County Government and Lighthouse Central Florida by honoring them with the 2015 Audrey Nelson Community Development Achievement Award. The award will be presented at the National Community Development Association event in Washington, D.C., on January 22, 2016. Continue reading

BiPro USA to Attend the NSCAA Convention

 BiPro USA is pleased to announce its involvement at the National Strength Conditioning Association (NSCA) Coaches Conference. The event exists to educate coaches on the newest research, technology and techniques in the world of sport. 
The Coaches Conference takes place January 7-9 at the San Antonio Convention Center and features a wide variety of instructive activities. Attendees can stop by the BiPro USA booth (No. 134) to learn about how its industry-leading whey protein isolate can help athletes better recover from workouts and improve muscle health. There will be free samples of unflavored, chocolate and French vanilla varieties available. 
BiPro is a pure whey protein that is a valuable tool for strength coaches. With no sugars, fillers or bulking agents it is an ideal post-workout recovery supplement trusted by professional and Olympic athletes.
To learn more about BiPro, visit our FAQ page or watch former linebacker Ben Leber discuss why it’s his protein supplement of choice.

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Orlando City and Coca-Cola to Enhance Fan Experience with Multi-Year Deal 

The Coca-Cola Company today was named the official carbonated beverage and bottled water partner of Orlando City SC. In addition, ZICO was named the official coconut water of Orlando City. Continue reading


Orlando Magic To Initiate Process of Bringing NBA Development League Franchise To Central or Northern Florida

The Orlando Magic announced today that the organization has begun the process of bringing an NBA Development League (D-League) franchise to Central or Northern Florida. The franchise would be a direct one-to-one affiliate of the Orlando Magic, with the hope of beginning play for the 2017-18 season. Continue reading

Otronicon 2016 celebrates STEM, interactive tech and more! | Jan. 15-18

Otronicon is Back!Orlando Science Center Celebrates STEM

with 11th Annual Event Showcasing Interactive Technology


Now in its 11th year, Otronicon is the premiere technology event that you can’t afford to miss! Continue reading