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TESLA MOTORS DELIVERS WORLD’S FIRST PREMIUM ELECTRIC SEDAN TO CUSTOMERS


Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) delivered Model S, the world’s first premium electric sedan, to its first customers at an invitation-only event at the Tesla Factory in Fremont, California today. These deliveries put Model S on the road approximately one month earlier than previously announced and places the company in a good position to build 5,000 cars by the end of 2012, followed by 20,000 cars in 2013. Continue reading

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Seara Ministry- Festa do Milho- Corn Party!


 

In a beautiful and hot, very hot afternoon, the party started at 5 PM  and went on til almost 10 PM. Almost everyone dressed in character, as country folks, and the food kept coming. All Brazilian goodies, made with corn, sweets, and not sweet, everything like a good party in Brazil would be in the month of July. Continue reading

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XIII Annual Brazilian Carnival Ball 2012 – Pompano Beach


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Orlando Brazilian Community gives an important step in the direction of creating a Rotary Club of their own


In a great event at Cafe Mineiro Steakhouse, the Brazilian Community in Orlando had a meeting with the presence of the District Governor Rotary of  Orlando, Richard A. Baines, Rotary International District 6980, who spoke to the Community about  his life as a Rotarian, reminding every one of the main reason in a Rotarian mission. Continue reading

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SOLAR BEARS AGREE TO TERMS WITH LANE AND WOODLEY


The Orlando Solar Bears announced today that they have agreed to terms with left wing Jordan Lane and defenseman Ben Woodley.
Over the last two seasons Lane (6’8”, 250lbs) has played in both the ECHL and the Central Hockey League. The Whitehorse, Yukon Territory native tallied 132 penalty minutes in 61 games while playing for the Evansville Icemen (CHL) during the 2010-11 season. In 2011-12, Lane played in 34 games with the Elmira Jackals of the ECHL. Continue reading

New York Life-CFBACC @ Fogo de Chão.


New York Life as one of the sponsors for the Central Florida Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce, organized a Presentation about Tax implications for foreigner investors, with speaker Glenn M. Terrones. The event was offered by New York Life with the Chamber Support, to more than 75 people at Fogo de Chão, that divided the event in two parts, presentation and cocktail right after the presentation, with the usual great service and food.

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Global Nights event @ the Citrus Club


One great Summer afternoon where the Chambers got together to promote a huge network event and everyone had a great time! Continue reading

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SOLAR BEARS NAME MATT MCILVANE AS ASSISTANT COACH


 

The Orlando Solar Bears announced today that Matt McIlvane will join the Solar Bears coaching staff as assistant coach for their Out of Hibernation season, which begins October, 2012.

“Matt has a wealth of experience.  He enjoyed a terrific professional hockey career and brings us strong recruiting contacts from USA collegiate hockey.  With his organizational skills he’ll become an integral part of our organization,” said Solar Bears Head Coach Drake Berehowsky. “I have coached Matt and am excited about having him on our coaching staff.” Continue reading

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Orlando International Becomes First and Only Florida Airport to Welcome Mexico’s Volaris Air


Orlando International Becomes First and Only Florida Airport to Welcome Mexico‘s Volaris Air

 

 

- Shortly after 12:30 p.m. today, Volaris, from Mexico City, started its first Florida operations at Orlando International Airport (MCO). The addition of MCO brings to eight the total number of American destinations served by Volaris. The A-320 jet, configured to handle 174 passengers, was greeted with a water salute from the airport aircraft rescue fire fighters. Continue reading

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Brazilian Investment Comes to Central Florida with the Opening of Piquet Group’s Orlando Office. Leading Brazilian Business Group Opens Office at Tavistock House in Windermere


 This week, Tavistock Group hosted an exclusive event for Brazilian investors and local leaders at their premier residential golf community Isleworth in Windermere in honor of the arrival of Piquet Group, a renowned Brazilian investment firm with offices in Florida and New York. Brazil’s well-known late night national television host Amaury, Jr. was in attendance filming an episode to air on his show throughout Brazil. Continue reading

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4th of July Celebration at Orlando International Includes Veterans Memorial Dedication


4th of July Celebration at Orlando International Includes Veterans Memorial Dedication

 

ORLANDO, FL. – The Chairman of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA), Frank Kruppenbacher; United States Senator Bill Nelson, Congressman John Mica, GOAA Executive Director Phil Brown and board members of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority all joined together to unveil a new permanent Veterans Memorial at Orlando International Airport. As part of the annual 4th of July, Liberty Weekend celebration, hosted in conjunction with the Hyatt Regency Hotel at Orlando International Airport , the community paid tribute to our armed forces and veterans with this year’s theme “The Spirit of Liberty”. Continue reading

MAYOR BUDDY DYER INVITES ORLANDO TO CELEBRATE JULY 4TH AT LAKE EOLA WITH FIREWORKS AT THE FOUNTAIN



Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer invites residents and visitors of Orlando to attend the 35th annual Fireworks at the Fountain on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at Lake Eola Park in Downtown Orlando. The event will feature live entertainment on two stages, a play area with bounce houses and face painting for kids, the Orlando Magic interactive RV with video games and festive Fourth of July cuisine available for purchase.  Continue reading

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ORLANDO’S NEW SOUTHERN BRAZILIAN STEAKHOUSE, FOGO DE CHÃO HOSTS BOOK SIGNING FOR BRAZILIAN SOCCER LEGEND, ZICO


ORLANDO’S NEW SOUTHERN BRAZILIAN STEAKHOUSE, FOGO DE CHÃO HOSTS BOOK SIGNING FOR BRAZILIAN SOCCER LEGEND, ZICO

 

Fogo de Chão, the recently opened authentic Southern Brazilian steakhouse is hosting a book signing event for Brazilian soccer legend, Zico (Arthur Coimbra) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 Guests who attend the book signing promoting Zico’s new book, A Lesson In Living,may dine at Fogo de Chão for a special price of $38.50.  The special offer includes a prix fixe menu featuring 16 freshly grilled meats carved tableside by gaucho chefs, a sumptuous 30 item gourmet salad bar and traditional sides. Continue reading