Valencia College campus to host Summer Block Party

 Valencia College Poinciana Campus will hold its third Annual Summer Block Party on Thursday, July 18, from 5 to 8 p.m. Enjoy music, entertainment, food trucks, vendors, give-a-ways and campus tours. A kid’s zone will offer hands-on activities. This is a free event.

The following Thursday, July 25, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Valencia Poinciana will present The College Experience: What You Need to Know Before You Go! This lecture will advise on academic and financial aid. This workshop is designed to prepare students for all aspects pf the college experience.

Valencia College Poinciana Campus is located at 3255 Pleasant Hill Road.  For more information on the Summer Block Party or The College Experience, call 407-582-6100 or email


Liberty High School’s 9th Grade Orientation will be Thursday, July 18, from 10:30 a.m. to noon or 6 to 7:30 p.m. All incoming 9th grade students and family get the opportunity to get to know the school, meet the principal and guidance counselor. The orientation features break-out sessions, scavenger hunt and school tours.

Liberty High School is located at 4250 Pleasant Hill Road.


The Poinciana Area Council (PAC) will host a Business to Business (B2B) Meet and Greet on Wednesday, July 24, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Mindful Storage, 900 Cypress Parkway.

 Join other Kissimmee/Osceola Chamber of Commerce members and other business leaders (you do not have to be a chamber member to attend) at this meet and greet. Enjoy hors’d’ouves and beverages while networking. The cost is free. Register at For more information, call 407-847-4145.

 Should you attend B2B, consider bringing school supplies to contribute to PAC’s School Supply Drive. Every year PAC collects school supplies to donate to Poinciana area schools. Other school supply drop-off sites are Valencia College Poinciana, 3255 Pleasant Hill Road; Osceola Community Health Services, 109 Doverplum Avenue; CenterState Bank Poinciana, 850 Cypress Parkway; Kissimmee/Osceola Chamber of Commerce, 1425 E. Vine Street and Access Affordable Benefits, 8553 W. Irlo Bronson Highway.


The APV Fitness Center, 397 Marigold Ave., will be closed July 15 and 16. On Wednesday, July 17, the center will re-open with brand new, state of the art equipment. Nearly 40 pieces are being replaced.

The cost of membership to the APV Fitness Center is $20 monthly for an individual, $40 per month for a family.


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