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CALENDAR OF EVENTS – MARCH-APRIL 2015 THERE IS ALWAYS SOMETHING HAPPENING AT ARTEGON MARKETPLACE


Artegon Art of Beer FlyerThe Art of Beer Featuring Orlando Brewing and Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill on March 10; Spring into Spring Art, Food & Wine Stroll on March 21;

Food Truck Fridays starting March 27 … and More!

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Call It Spring Debuts Its First Capsule Collection With Artist Mike Perry


The Call It Spring x Mike Perry collaboration launches March 1st worldwide.

Call It Spring -- Mike Perry CollectionCall It Spring is proud to announce the launch of its capsule collection created in partnership with Brooklyn artist and designer Mike Perry. This is the first collaboration of its kind for the young footwear and accessories brand, and a perfect combination of Perry’s playful aesthetic and Call It Spring’s youthful design.
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Maxwell House Introduces Innovative New Way To Make Iced Coffee


Maxwell House Iced Coffee ConcentrateIconic coffee maker debuts Iced Coffee Concentrates – a convenient and delicious iced coffee experience that fits in your pocket

Many of today’s iced coffee drinkers don’t have the time to visit a local cafe – let alone make iced coffee from scratch – every time they want a little pick-me-up. Reflecting the lifestyle of busy, on-the-go Americans, Maxwell House is introducing a brand new way for coffee drinkers to personalize and enjoy their favorite beverage on ice with the introduction of Iced Coffee Concentrates. Made from Maxwell House coffee and lightly-sweetened, coffee fans can add a squeeze of Iced Coffee Concentrate to water or milk for a great-tasting iced coffee beverage, anytime, anywhere.
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Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and District 4 City Commissioner Patty Sheehan Work-Along With Solid Waste to Launch Backyard Composting for Residents


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Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and District 4 City Commissioner Patty Sheehan will work- along with City of Orlando Solid Waste Division staff to deliver free composters to some of the more than 2,000 residents who have signed up as part of the City’s new backyard composting program.

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Alpina Debuts NBA All-Stars Yogurt


Alpina NBA All-Stars YogurtBringing a New Look to the Dairy Aisle

Alpina Foods announced today the launch of Alpina NBA All-Stars Yogurt, a creamy, low-fat vanilla-flavored yogurt with a cookie or candy topping. Continue reading

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Hosts 9th Annual Blues B-Q Music, Barbecue and Fun


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Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer invites Central Florida residents and visitors to the 9th annual Blues B-Q in Downtown Orlando on Saturday, February 28. Presented alongside community partner Star 94.5, this free event attracts visitors from across the region thanks to performances by award-winning musicians, as well as the opportunity to purchase some of Orlando’s best barbecue.
This year’s Blues B-Q will feature Grammy Award winning R&B singer Betty Wright. Also performing will be funk/R&B group The Gerry Williams Band along with CeCe Teneal and the Silkee Smoove Band. Mouth-watering barbecue will be available for purchase from Mister BBQ, Serena’s BBQ, Smokey Jay’s BBQ, Blazin Bones BBQ, Caribbean Sunshine Bakery and Johnny Henry’s BBQ.

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Experience Kissimmee Partners with Orlando City Agreement Further Strengthens Club’s Benefit to Entire Central Florida Region


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Orlando City Soccer Club today announced the newest member of its growing partner family – Experience Kissimmee, which is the official destination marketing organization for Osceola County.  Per Club policy, deal terms were not disclosed. Continue reading

Fewer Than 1,000 Season Tickets Remain for Lions’ Inaugural Season Orlando City Surpasses 13,000 Season Tickets Sold for 2015


 

Orlando_City_MLS_logoOrlando City Soccer Club today announced that fewer than 1,000 season tickets remain for its inaugural 2015 Major League Soccer (MLS) campaign.  The team will cap season tickets at 14,000 to ease transition for fans from the Orlando Citrus Bowl to City’s new downtown stadium in 2016. Continue reading

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and Florida Hospital Announce Partnership


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(Left to right) Alice Ramadan, and her son, Henry; Brian Paradis, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Florida Hospital; Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Kathy Ramsberger, CEO and president of the Dr. Phillips Center.

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined the leadership teams of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and Florida Hospital for their partnership announcement to create an arts and wellness educational facility and program. Continue reading

THE TRULY LEGENDARY AMWAY CENTER HOSTED A 12-DAY STRETCH OF NON-STOP, TOP-NOTCH EVENTS


Orlando_magic_logoThe Truly Legendary Amway Center just wrapped a 12-day stretch of non-stop, top-notch events, attracted over 102,000 patrons and generated over $1.9 million in total concession sales from February 11 to February 22. The Orlando Magic kicked off the run with a game against the New York Knicks (Feb 11) and hosted two additional games including the New Orleans Pelicans (Feb 20) and Philadelphia 76ers (Feb 22), winning all three games. The Orlando Solar Bears kept the busy streak of events alive with five games including match ups against the Kalamazoo Wings (Feb 12), Fort Wayne Komets (Feb 13 & 14) and South Carolina Stingrays (Feb 17 & 18). Additionally, Juan Gabriel, one of Latin music’s best-selling artists performed in support of his Gira Volver Tour on February 15. The following night, WWE hosted their Monday Night Raw live show on February 16 and set a new building record earning the highest attendance and highest-grossing WWE event. Country music’s current King of Country, Luke Bryan, performed two sold out shows

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SOLAR BEARS ACQUIRE JOE HOWE FROM RAPID CITY Goaltender Acquired for Future Consideration


 

Orlando, FL – The Orlando Solar Bears, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Toronto Marlies, announced that they have acquired G Joe Howe from the Rapid City Rush in exchange for future considerations. Joe Howe

Howe (6-0, 195 lbs.) has played in 15 games for the Rapid City Rush, Utah Grizzlies, and Reading Royals this season, earning a 6-4-2 record with a 3.61 GAA and .878 save percentage. He split last season, his first as a pro, with the Cincinnati Cyclones and Missouri Mavericks (CHL). Howe collected a 10-3-4 record, 2.78 GAA, and .907 save percentage in 18 games with the Cyclones and 3-2-1 record, 2.52 GAA, and .915 save percentage in in seven games with Missouri.

Prior to joining the professional ranks, Howe completed four seasons (2009-13) with Colorado College, finishing his career with eight shutouts, a 54-51-10 record, 2.97 GAA, and .905 save percentage. He was named to the WCHA All-Rookie Team in 2009-10, and the WCHA All-Academic Team in 2010-11, 2011-12, and 2012-13.

Full and Half Season tickets are on sale now for the 2014-15 All-Star Season. Call the Solar Bears at 407-951-8200 or visitOrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com for more information.

Orlando Solar Bears Single Game Tickets for the regular season are on sale now! Click here to purchase tickets.

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Banco do Brasil Americas grand Opening.


It happened on Wednesday, the press conference and the grand opening at the new Branch in Orlando.
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Marked by success, BB Americas opens with a record number of 140 new accounts, in just a few days, since its soft opening in the beginning of February. Already considered one of the best 40 banks in the USA, BB Americas in its third year of business, achieved a profit of 7 Million Dollars in 2014, after 3 years of operation, showing the real potential of a Brazilian Bank made in America.

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Orlando City Signs MLS SuperDraft Third-Round Pick Earl Edwards Jr. Young goalkeeper earns a spot with the Lions after impressive preseason


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Orlando City Soccer Club has signed Major League Soccer (MLS) SuperDraft third-round pick Earl Edwards Jr., providing additional depth to the Lions’ goalkeeping core for the 2015 MLS season. Per Club and league policy, additional terms were not disclosed.

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Game Notes: Orlando City SC Draws Charleston Battery 1-1 in Shortened Match Defender Brek Shea scores his first goal as a Lion Blackbaud Stadium – Charleston, South Carolina


Orlando_City_MLS_logoComing off a 1-1 draw against New York City FC, Orlando City continued its run in the 12th annual Carolina Challenge Cup tonight, taking on former USL rivals, the Charleston Battery in soggy conditions at Blackbaud Stadium.

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ECHL ANNOUNCES FANTASY TEAM AND GOLDEN GOALIE PARTICIPANTS


ECHL ANNOUNCES FANTASY TEAM
AND GOLDEN GOALIE PARTICIPANTS

PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL announced on Wednesday the winner for each of the 21 teams participating in the 2014-15 ECHL Fantasy Team, presented by The MeiGray Group, as well as the goaltenders who will be participating for each of the League’s 28 teams in the Golden Goalie Program. Jacob Cepis was named the Jacob CepisOrlando Solar Bears representative on the Fantasy Team and Garret Sparks was selected to participate as the Golden Goalie. Both players will wear their special jerseys on Thursday, March 5, at 7:00 p.m. against the Cincinnati Cyclones.

Fans had the opportunity to vote on ECHL.com for one player on each ECHL member team’s ballot to help select the 2014-15 Fantasy Team. The winning player will wear a special ECHL Fantasy Team jersey at an upcoming home game.

A goaltender for each team will also participate in the MeiGray Golden Goalie Program. The starting goaltender for each team on the preselected date will wear a special jersey.

Both the Fantasy Team skater and the Golden Goalie will wear a specially-designed jersey on the designated date. Dates are subject to change based on player availability. Garret Sparks

Each of the Fantasy Team skater and MeiGray goaltender jerseys will be available for bid through The MeiGray Group.

Jerseys will be available for bid starting on Tuesday, March 17

The schedule of teams, as well as the winning skater and the participating goaltender, is available onECHL.com. In the event that the winner for a team is unable to play in the preselected game, the second-place vote-getter from that team will wear the special jersey.

For the full Fantasy Team and Golden Goalie schedule, click here.

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