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Arrington, Weisheyer to host district 3 community update

Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 9:46 am

Osceola County School Board Member Tim Weisheyer and Osceola County Commissioner Brandon Arrington will hold a district 3 community update May 22 at 6:30 p.m. This community update will be held in the auditorium of Liberty High School, 4250 Pleasant Hill Road. All residents are invited to attend.

This forum will provide new information on educational and community issues. Also scheduled to present will be Representative John Cortes, state Rep. Mike La Rosa, Sen. Victor Torres, Osceola County Sheriff Russell Gibson, Osceola County Tax Collector Bruce Vickers and Osceola County Property Appraiser Katrina Scarborough.

Translation services in Spanish will be available and light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact the Osceola School District at 407-870-4007 or Osceola County at 407-742-0100.

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“The Art of Enrichment” is the name and theme of the Association of Poinciana Villages (APV) summer camp.  The camp is for children ages 5 to 12 and runs from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., beginning June 5 to Aug. 4.  The fee is $65 per week.

Activities include: swimming, music lessons, dance classes, cooking, arts and crafts, sports and acting classes.  Space is filling up quickly.  To register, go to www.orlando-premier-music-instruction.com.

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The Poinciana Branch Library Offers lecture series and healthy living events to inspire and educate.

Physicians and team members from Poinciana Medical Center share will their vast knowledge of healthcare with a program called the Physician Lecture Series. Today at 2:30 p.m., learn about the importance of mammography screenings and behaviors that may help in decreasing the risk of developing breast cancer, Presented by Jeanine Crosby, Education Manager.  Mammograms are considered the best tool for the early detection of breast cancer.  Reserve your spot by going to: http://bit.ly/2pdVpMU

Tai Chi for arthritis and Fall Prevention is every Monday at 6 p.m., at the Poinciana Branch Library.  Reserve your spot: http://bit.ly/2pdVpMU

Reduce stress, increase endurance and feel better overall with Tai Chi. Tai Chi is supported by the Arthritis Foundation as a safe and effective exercise to relieve pain and improve quality of life. Free and open to the public. Presented by Silver Sneakers and Live Life Well Kissimmee.

The Poinciana Branch Library is located at 101 N. Doverplum Avenue.

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The AARP Driver Safety Program’s Smart Driver is designed for those 50 and older who would like to refresh their skills and learn different ways of dealing with age-related driving issues. Upon completion of the course, drivers 55 and older may be eligible for vehicle insurance discounts.

This course will be held over a two-day period – Monday, May 22, and Tuesday, May 23, at 9 a.m. to noon. Both days will be held at the new Poinciana Community Center, 445 Marigold Avenue. The fee is $15 for AARP members, $20 non-members. Registration is required. To sign up for the AARP Driver Safety Course call 407-314-1798.

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If you have any Poinciana news or information that you would like to share call Lisa D’Cato at 407-846-7122 or email news@osceolanewsgazette.com.