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FLORIDA REALTORS: Active 2019 Hurricane Season Ended Saturday
Press release submission | Dec 2, 2019

The relatively active season came to a close, and while the 18 storms made it the fourth most-lively season in 150 years, only one storm – Dorian – threatened a Florida disaster after stalling over the Bahamas, where it caused massive damage.

Business
FLORIDA REALTORS: Conforming Loan Limits to Top $500K in 2020
Press release submission | Dec 2, 2019

Single-family loans bought by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can be as high as $510,400 ($484,350 currently) starting in January – up to $765,600 in high-cost areas.

Business

FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: AdventHealth Orlando announces changes to its patient guardianship procedures, advocates for statewide reform

Press release submission | Nov 25, 2019

AdventHealth Orlando announced changes to its procedures in guardianship situations, as well as its advocacy for significant reforms to the entire guardianship program statewide.

Family

CITY OF MAITLAND: Phone call from Santa to be held December 18

Press release submission | Nov 25, 2019

The Maitland Parks and Recreation Department offers some holiday fun for kids with a phone call from Santa.

Business

FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: Wandersleben to lead Acute Care Services for AdventHealth’s Central Florida Division – South Region

Press release submission | Nov 25, 2019

Jennifer Wandersleben has been named president/CEO of Acute Care Services for AdventHealth’s Central Florida Division – South Region.

Business

FLORIDA REALTORS: U.S. Long-Term Mortgage Rates Rise – 30-Year at 3.75%

Press release submission | Nov 18, 2019

Rates rose this week amid optimism over prospects for economy, though they’re still at historically low levels – an incentive for prospective homebuyers.

Obituaries

Obituary: Maria DeLos Angeles Copeland Dec 3, 2019

Maria DeLos Angeles Copeland, age 82, passed away on November 25, 2019 in Longwood, Florida.

Obituary for Carlos Manuel Marin Melendez Dec 3, 2019

Carlos Manuel Marin Melendez, age 48, of Orlando, Florida passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019.

Obituary for Shirley L. Wagner Dec 3, 2019

Shirley L. Wagner, age 82, of Orlando, Florida passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019.

Obituary: Audrey Bohn Conrad Nov 26, 2019

Audrey Bohn Conrad, 89, passed away at home with her family at her bedside on November 20, 2019.

Obituary: Onelio Denis Nov 26, 2019

Onelio Denis, 92, died peacefully on Wednesday, November 19, 2019.

Business

FLORIDA REALTORS: Active 2019 Hurricane Season Ended Saturday
Press release submission | Dec 2, 2019

The relatively active season came to a close, and while the 18 storms made it the fourth most-lively season in 150 years, only one storm – Dorian – threatened a Florida disaster after stalling over the Bahamas, where it caused massive damage.

FLORIDA REALTORS: Conforming Loan Limits to Top $500K in 2020
Press release submission | Dec 2, 2019

Single-family loans bought by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can be as high as $510,400 ($484,350 currently) starting in January – up to $765,600 in high-cost areas.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: AdventHealth Orlando announces changes to its patient guardianship procedures, advocates for statewide reform

Press release submission | Nov 25, 2019

AdventHealth Orlando announced changes to its procedures in guardianship situations, as well as its advocacy for significant reforms to the entire guardianship program statewide.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: Wandersleben to lead Acute Care Services for AdventHealth’s Central Florida Division – South Region

Press release submission | Nov 25, 2019

Jennifer Wandersleben has been named president/CEO of Acute Care Services for AdventHealth’s Central Florida Division – South Region.

Education

Which Florida schools receive the most state student aid?
Local Labs News Service | Nov 4, 2019

University of Florida, Florida State University and University of Central Florida reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

Which U.S. schools receive the least state student aid?
Local Labs News Service | Oct 28, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Gwinnett Institute and South University-West Palm Beach reported receiving the least state financial aid in the state during the 2018-19 academic year among U.S. schools.

From Florida Business Daily

Which Florida schools receive the least state student aid?

Local Labs News Service | Oct 21, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Lindsey Hopkins Technical College and Gwinnett Institute reported receiving the least state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

From Florida Business Daily

2017-2018 pay for starting teachers in Florida averaged $37,636

Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 18, 2019

A beginning teacher’s salary in Florida averaged $37,636 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 27th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

Family

CITY OF MAITLAND: Phone call from Santa to be held December 18
Press release submission | Nov 25, 2019

The Maitland Parks and Recreation Department offers some holiday fun for kids with a phone call from Santa.

CITY OF MAITLAND: Hiring-Permit Specialist (Non-Exempt)
Press release submission | Oct 8, 2019

High School Diploma or equivalent, supplemented by two (2) years of postsecondary college or technical training in building technology, public administration, or a closely related area; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: AdventHealth Teams Continue Supporting Bahamas Recovery Efforts

Press release submission | Sep 24, 2019

A team of physicians and physician assistants from AdventHealth departed for Freeport, Bahamas, on Monday morning to help provide relief to the medical teams on staff at Rand Memorial Hospital.

Real Estate

FLORIDA REALTORS: Florida Realtors Wins NAR’s C3 Challenge to Promote C2EX
Press release submission | Nov 11, 2019

Pres. Eric Sain and CEO Margy Grant accepted a $10K check from NAR for Florida Realtors successful “You, Only Better” campaign to encourage participation in C2EX

FLORIDA REALTORS: Taxes May Send More Buyers to Fla. – but Not From New York

Press release submission | Nov 4, 2019

While Census data can’t clearly say Fla.’s up-tick in in-migration is due to lower taxes or more retirees, it suggests that Conn.

Sports

Analysis: University of Central Florida posts third highest gender pay gap for head coaches in Florida
Florida Local News Network reports | Nov 19, 2018

Men’s head coach salaries at University of Central Florida outpaced women’s team coaches by 352 percent, according to an Apopka Times analysis of recent U.S. Department of Education data.

Lake Nona's Chamber of Commerce offers Lunchtime Yoga
Carrie Bradon | Oct 1, 2018

The Lunchtime Yoga will be a gentle yoga and meditation class that is open to the public.

ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: Veterans gather in San Diego for VA’s 11th annual Summer Sports Clinic

Press release submission | Sep 27, 2018

About 120 Veterans from across the country were expected to participate in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) 11th National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic in Southern California, which began Sept. 16.

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