Spring Break Camp available in Poinciana

 Spring Break 2019 is fast approaching.

Consider OPIMI’s Spring Break Camp at the Anthony DePalma Community Center to keep your children entertained.

 There are two weeks to choose from with OPIM Spring Break Camp-March 18 to 22 or March 25 to 29. The camp is for ages 5 to 12. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (from 5 to 6 p.m. is considered extended day).  Cost is $85 per week, per camper ($15 discount for siblings). This is a special discounted price, valid until March 1.

To register for OPMI’s Spring Break Camp, go to www.Orlando-Premier-Music-Instruction.com. The Anthony DePalma Community Center is located at 395 Marigold Ave.


 The deadline is now!  High-School seniors who live in Poinciana or near-by communities (ZIP codes 34758, 34759 or 34746) have a special opportunity to apply for a scholarship for post high school education.

The Poinciana Area Council (PAC) offers four $500 scholarships to students. Even if you currently are out-of-zoned to attend another school, either in Osceola or Polk counties, as long as you reside in those ZIP codes, meet other criteria and submit a 500-word essay, a student is eligible for the scholarship. The essay topic is “Explain your educational goals and future career path. How will achieving your goals impact your community?”) 

 The PAC scholarship was created to reward and benefit students who live in Poinciana. PAC celebrates and encourages the young people in the community, while encouraging them to achieve their educational goals.

  The Poinciana Area Council operates under the umbrella of the Kissimmee/Osceola County Chamber of Commerce. PAC was established in 1998 and represents the Poinciana area focusing on the issues that matter most to business and the community. PAC describes itself as the provider of a common voice in promoting the economic well mbeing of businesses and exists to advance the civic, professional, educational and environmental welfare of the Poinciana area.

    The PAC scholarship is a reflection of their commitment to the community. To apply for the PAC scholarship, download the application @  http://bit.ly/PACScholarshipForm2019. The deadline to apply is March 1.


 Dr. Nam Dinh, credentialed Orthopedic Surgeon at Poinciana Medical Center, will conduct a lecture about treating and understanding hip pain. After the lecture, Dr. Dinh will hold a question and answer session.

A complimentary dinner will be served at the event. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the lecture will begin at 6 p,m.

 This lecture will be held at Poinciana Medical Center in the Third Floor Osprey Room located at 325 Cypress Parkway.  

Space is limited. To RSVP go to https://bit.ly/2UoNHOc.


 If you have any Poinciana news or information that you would like to share, call Lisa Concepcion at 407-319-9700 or email news@osceolanewsgazette.com.