SUNNY Across Central Florida

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer On October 28th At Lake Eola

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a nationwide event that supports the American Cancer Society’s efforts to fight breast cancer by funding innovative research, supporting patients and cargivers and helping people reduce their breast cancer risk.


The Winter Springs ARToberFEST Celebrates 10 Years

The 10th Annual Winter Springs ARToberFEST is an Oktoberfest-themed event featuring German cuisine, beer, local vendors, kids crafts and music showcasing the work of award-winning artists from the community and throughout the country.


Second Chance Veterans Foundation Helps Veterans Start A Business

The Second Chance Veterans Foundation helps military veterans keep a home, start a business, create jobs and transition back into society with its Veteran Entrepreneur Center.


Join SUNNY 105.9’s Grace for A Taste For Giving

A Taste for Giving is an evening of culinary delights, entertainment, prizes and celebrity appearances benefiting Jewish Family Services of Greater Orlando (JFS). SUNNY 105.9’s Grace will host the event which will be at Full Sail Live from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Harbor House Hosts 41st Annual Purple Door Luncheon

Harbor House of Central Florida is hosting its annual Purple Door Luncheon on Wednesday, October, 18th at the Rosen Centre from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. All proceeds help support Harbor House’s mission to stop the cycle of domestic violence.


The 5th Annual Clermont Music Festival This Saturday At Waterfront Park

The 5th Annual Clermont Music Festival “A Celebration of Hope” is a free outdoor family event celebrating the Greater Clermont Cancer Foundation. It takes place on Saturday, October 14th at Clermont Waterfront Park from noon until 10 p.m.


2017 Walk To End Alzheimer’s

The 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s takes place on Saturday, October 7th at Lake Eola Park.


Get Your Steampunk On At The Hope And Help Headdress Ball Imaginarium

Hope and Help is Central Florida’s largest and oldest HIV/AIDS testing, education, and care organization offering free testing with results in 15 minutes.


Global Peace Film Festival Promotes Peace Through Films

The Global Peace Film Festival celebrates its 15th anniversary this week at various locations around Orlando.


Central Florida Foundation Launches New Program To Help Homeless Families

Recently, the Central Florida Foundation launched a new pilot program called Impact Families that will test and evaluate the new system of care for families who find themselves homeless.


Dance For Preemies At The Gift Of Life Charity Gala

Dancing for Preemies is The Gift of Life’s annual charity event that raises funds for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) support services.


What Is Mental Health?

By Michael Rafferty The differences between mental health and mental illness are often misunderstood. Who is to say whether someone is “normal” or not? What is normal? Charlotte Melton, Vice President of The Mental Health Association […]


Ever Considered A Career In Nursing?

There is a shortage of registered nurses in Central Florida. Recent estimates show a need for over 4,500 new nurses right now and 8,400 openings in the region by 2023.


Here Are Some Tips For College Newbies

Starting college can be an overwhelming experience. Bigger campus, bigger classes, moving away from home and more responsibilities are just a few of the things college “newbies” are facing.


Spin for Crohns And Colitis Cures This Saturday At Cyclebar

Spin 4 Crohn’s and Colitis Cures is an nationwide indoor cycling relay event that raises funds for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.


Celebrate Independent Films At The Central Florida Film Festival

The Central Florida Film Festival (CENFLO) kicks off its 12th year on September 1st through 3rd at the West Orange Cinema in Ocoee.


Meet Your Favorite Reality TV Stars At Hearts Of Reality Weekend 2017

More than 100 reality t.v. stars from hit shows “Survivor”, “Big Brother” and “The Amazing Race” and more will participate in Hearts of Reality Weekend 2017 benefiting Give Kids The World Village.


World Upside Down Creates Video Classes That Make The Arts More Accessible For Students

World Upside Down is a non-profit organization that wants to make arts education accessible and affordable for students in kindergarten to 12th grade by providing video classes in music, visual arts, dance and theater.


Taste! Central Florida Benefits Hungry Kids And Families In Central Florida

Taste! Central Florida returns to the Orlando World Center Marriott on August 19th with samples from 40 local restaurants as well as brewers, distilleries and wine and specialty beverage vendors.


The Holocaust Center Promotes Tolerance and Respect For Cultural Differences

The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida is dedicated to combating anti-Semitism, racism, and prejudice by teaching the principles of good citizenship to people of all ages, religions and backgrounds.


Second Harvest Food Bank’s Summer Food Program Feeds Hungry Kids

The Second Harvest Food Bank’s Summer Food Service Program is feeding children in low-income areas who are home for the summer and are no longer receiving free or reduced-priceed meals at school.


Shepherd’s Hope Offers Free Back-To-School Physicals

Shepherd’s Hope, in partnership with Nemours Children’s Health System, is offering free back-to-school physicals for uninsured and underinsured families between July 31st and August 10th.


Special Olympics Florida Provides Sports And Social Skills Training

The mission of Special Olympics Florida is to provide year-round sports training as well as social, life and leadership skill development for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.


The Salvation Army’s Senior Fair Enhances Quality Of Life For Seniors

More than 50 vendors will be on hand at the Salvation Army’s Fourth Annual William and Catherine Booth Senior Fair on August 4th at the Salvation Army gymnasium.


Junior Achievement Helps Teens Understand Car Ownership Responsibility

President of Junior Achievement of Central Florida Kathy Panter talked about how JA is helping teenagers understand financial responsibility.


Foster Parenting Helps Troubled Kids Find A Safe Place To Grow

Today in Central Florida, there are about 3,000 children who are not able to live at home or sleep in their own beds due to neglect or abuse. Community Based Care of Central Florida (CBCCFL) provides the resources and support needed to help these kids find foster parents.


Are You Ready For The Hurricane Season?

Hurricane season has begun…are you prepared? Last year, we received a glancing blow from Hurricane Matthew, but don’t be lulled into a false sense of security. Storm conditions can vary in intensity depending on a variety of circumstances.


Walk A Mile In Her Shoes Orlando Raises Domestic Abuse Awareness

Men and women will put on high heels and walk nearly one mile down Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando during Harbor House of Central Florida’s 5th Annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes Orlando on June 22nd.


Theatre South Playhouse Takes The Stage At The Dr. Phillips Marketplace

Theatre South Playhouse has opened at the Marketplace at Dr. Phillips as Southwest Orlando’s first stand-alone theatre company.


Men’s Health Challenge Empowers Men To Take Control Of Their Health

All men are encouraged to attend the Men’s Health Challenge at the Florida Department of Health in Seminole County in Sanford. The event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., includes health screening, immunizations, sports physicals, education, training, speakers….and hair cuts!


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