Preseason tickets for the 2012-13 Orlando Magic season are on sale now to the general public.  The Magic will make its preseason debut in the Amway Center when they host the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday, October 11.  Tip-off is 7:00 p.m.  Continue reading “ORLANDO MAGIC PRESEASON TICKETS ON SALE NOW”

Six Flags Fiesta Texas Announces Record-Breaking Iron Rattler for 2013


Innovative Technology Drives Taller Drops, Faster Speeds and Steeper Banks and Turns

Six Flags Fiesta Texas announces plans to unveil its newest addition and structural landmark as the highly anticipated hybrid coaster Iron Rattler will make its dashing debut next spring at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.  Continue reading “Six Flags Fiesta Texas Announces Record-Breaking Iron Rattler for 2013”

Mayor Buddy Dyer Announces Public Art Project and Call for Artists SEE ART ORLANDO


Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer is proud to join with community leaders for the launch of SEE ART ORLANDO, a public sculpture community project designed to enhance the aesthetic experience and cultural image of Downtown Orlando through the installation of iconic works of art throughout the city core.  This new initiative builds on Orlando’s already vibrant arts community that was recently reported to generate approximately $94 million worth of spending by tourists, residents and nonprofit organizations helping to support nearly 3,487 local jobs according to a study done by Americans for the Arts. Continue reading “Mayor Buddy Dyer Announces Public Art Project and Call for Artists SEE ART ORLANDO”

The Orlando Magic Youth Foundation Community Spotlight: Conductive Education Center of Orlando


By John Denton, orlandomagic.com

 Throughout the past year, the Conductive Education Center of Orlando (CECO) has seen increases to its school-day numbers by 10 percent and its after-school programs by 20 percent.

 Without grant assistance from the Orlando Magic Youth Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund (OMYF-MFF), those numbers might be in reverse and more children with motor disabilities might be in need.

 A $100,000 grant from the OMYF-MFF helped CECO add an additional conductor, more supplies and greatly expand the numbers of children that they can reach. And those aren’t the only numbers on the rise at CECO. Test scores among children with motor and cognitive disabilities have also steadily climbed the past year. Continue reading “The Orlando Magic Youth Foundation Community Spotlight: Conductive Education Center of Orlando”

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer hosts the 6th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff


The kickoff will feature food from local Hispanic vendors as well as a colorful showcase of Hispanic art and performances. 
The City of Orlando recognizes the important role our Hispanic community plays in our society and continues to reach out to our growing and vibrant Hispanic residents through the creation of two municipal offices:  The Multicultural Affairs Office, created this year to generate community partnerships, build strong communications bonds and provide a point of contact to multicultural community organizations and residents towards enhance the quality of life of constituents;   Continue reading “Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer hosts the 6th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff”

Marta Cerqueira – The Art of Paper Sculpture


Marta Cerqueira- DREAMS IN PAPER.
Marta is an artist with a deep imagination,her work shows how high she can go, and for sure flies higher and faster than she can realize.The many talents she has are deeply tuned to her route in life. Born in Brazil, in João Pessoa, as a little girl she developed a passion for colors. Marriage, children and religion, took her to different Countries and also to the need of express herself. Oil painting at first, then watercolors,silhouettes, and later paper sculpture her latest find. Continue reading “Marta Cerqueira – The Art of Paper Sculpture”

First Baptist Orlando- Ministerio Brasileiro


Sunday night at Brazilian Ministry. Pray and fortify our Faith, learn that no matter what this is home, this is where we belong, and God fills your heart with light when you are in his house. Continue reading “First Baptist Orlando- Ministerio Brasileiro”

New Hope Assistance Center first Anniversary

For everything there is a time, a year ago the New Hope Assistance Center started, I remember we had a Ladies’s tea to celebrate, but in another circles other people also started their journey, like the Brazilian Consul in Florida, Helio Vitor Ramos Filho, that was just arriving in Miami. Continue reading “New Hope Assistance Center first Anniversary”

The Friendly Bean Club- Clube do Feijão Amigo


We are pleased to present the FRIENDLY BEAN CLUB !
The celebration of fellowship in the tourist trade by  the Brazilian Federation of Tourism. Continue reading “The Friendly Bean Club- Clube do Feijão Amigo”

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