September 8, 2006 OrlandoEDC.com
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What's New On Location - Dr. G: Medical Examiner Films in
EDC Events Lake County
Community Events Atlas Media, a locally
Company Establishment Announcements based production
Contract Announcements/Completions company, filmed an
episode of the tv series Dr.
Kudos and Company Announcements G.: Medical Examiner on
locations throughout Lake
County last week. The
series follows the daily
Sep 14 William C. Schwartz Industry activities and interactions
Innovation Awards of real-life Central
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Floridian, Dr. Jan
Wyndham Orlando Resort Garavaglia. "Dr. G." is
Palms Ballroom Chief Medical Examiner for
8001 International Drive, Orlando Florida's District 9, which serves Orange and Osceola counties. The 20-
EVENT HIGHLIGHT - A special look at episode Discovery Health series answers questions about life and death,
"Made in Central Florida" products and as well as using cutting-edge forensic science and technology to solve
innovations, presented by MACF. health mysteries.
www.macf.biz or call 407.897.3384
Cost: $35 investor; $45 non-investor; And, Dr. G is not our only Central Florida neighbor featured! The episode
$350 table for 10 filmed this week includes several Lake County Public Safety personnel,
Info/RSVP: click here who were called upon to depict rescue services. The show airs on
Fridays at 9 p.m. on Discovery Health Channel.
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Hot Topic: Community Venues
The process of economic development is as much art as science. While
the "tangibles" – such as workforce availability and favorable tax climate
–- are essential in the site selection and corporate expansion process,
often the "intangibles" weigh just as heavily. Consider what you find
enticing about communities you visit: the history, the culture, green
space, and the proximity and diversity of entertainment options, among
many other “quality-of-life” amenities. These are the kinds of factors that
ultimately play an important part in the corporate location decision-
This is why the Board of Directors of the Metro Orlando EDC recently
voted unanimously to support efforts to renovate the Florida Citrus Bowl
and to build new, state-of-the-art performing arts and event centers. This
Board understands that to effectively compete for and retain those
companies and jobs that will ensure a diverse and prosperous economy,
it is essential that we invest in the amenities expected of a dynamic
For those interested in monitoring discussion on this topic, there are
several upcoming opportunities:
Monday, September 11 @ 9 a.m. - Orlando City Council
Workshop in Chambers at City Hall. Glatting Jackson, urban
design and planning firm, will present phase 2 of the master
planning process for the proposed venues. CS&L International will
C.T. Hsu, architect and president of C.T. Hsu present results of the community venue economic impact study.
& Associates, P.A., has been named Tuesday, September 12 @ 9 a.m. - Orange County Commission
Outstanding Businessman of the Year by the Meeting in Chambers at County Administration Bldg. Supporters
Rotary Club Orlando Chapter. This honor is of Orlando Event Center (Arena) redevelopment project will
bestowed on business and professional present business case. This is the third of three individual venue
leaders committed to providing humanitarian project presentations.
service and high ethical standards in Monday, September 18 @ 9 a.m. - Orlando City Council
business, thus creating global goodwill and Workshop in Chambers at City Hall. Supporters of the three
exemplifying the Rotary motto of service venues will provide overviews and recommendations related to
above self, community service and vocational
Tuesday, September 19 @ 9 a.m. - Orange County Commission
Meeting in Chambers at County Administration Bldg. CS&L
International will present results of the community venue
Good Deals & Good Meals For economic impact study.
The Orlando/Orange County Convention &
Visitors Bureau, Inc. and the Central Florida
Restaurant and Lodging Association's Magical
Dining Month, continues throughout Planning to join us for the EDC's 2006 William C. Schwartz Industry
September. Local residents can indulge in Innovation Awards Luncheon? Now there is even more reason to
some of the area’s fine dining restaurants at attend. In addition to presenting awards to five outstanding and
exceptional prices. For a complete list of innovative local companies, Dr. John Reed, CEO of The Burnham
participating restaurants, visit Institute, will briefly address event attendees. We'll also showcase the
orlandomagicaldining.com. Reservations are "animatic" resulting from the Metro Orlando Story Jam™ initiative,
being accepted; remember to mention which provides a vision for what our community can become by the
Orlando’s Magical Dining month when you call. year 2016. To rsvp, click here.
Calling All Entrepreneurs!
Join TiE Florida on Wednesday, September 20, for “Access India ...
Understanding the Impact & Potential for Economic and Business
Success for American Enterprise.” In today's global economy, even
American companies that are not directly doing business abroad have
found their day to day contact and interests to be increasingly
influenced, impacted, or served by the emergence of talent or resources
from abroad. In consideration of this fact, American entrepreneurs are
keeping their eyes focused on India. Click here for more information.
Sep 8 - Seminole County Public Schools: Dividend Sep 27 WCF: "Conducting Effective Performance
Oct 17 Volunteer Workshops Evaluations"
District-wide effort that encourages and promotes 7:45 - 9:00 a.m.
community involvement in the Seminole County
WCF, 1097 Sand Pond Rd., Lake Mary
Info/Register: 407.531.1222 x2045 or
Info: click here
Sep 11 Osceola County - "How Shall We Grow?"
Sep 20 Orlando Magic: Select-A-Seat
Community Input Sessions
6:00 - 8:30 p.m. 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Osceola Heritage Park TD Waterhouse Centre
Info/Register: www.myregion.org or Pam Clancy, Event is Free! Fans are invited to meet Magic
407.835.2443 players and coaches and see remaining available
seats for the upcoming season.
Info: click here
Sep 11 & E-Commerce Seminar for Orange County
Disney/SBA National Entrepreneur Center Oct 11 SBIR/STTR Grant Workshop
Cost: $50 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Info: click here UCF's Research Park
Partnership II Bldg., Ste. 234, Rm. 208
RSVP: 407.420.4850 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost: free for UCF faculty and students; $25
Info: click here
Sep 13 Orange County - "How Shall We Grow?"
Community Input Sessions Register: Kirstie Chadwick, 407.823.3683
6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Puerto Rican Association, East Orlando Oct 12 CoreNet Global: Tour of Lockheed Martin Lake
Info/Register: www.myregion.org or Pam Clancy, Underhill Facilty
407.835.2443 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Sep 14 NAIOP: Annual Legislative Appreciation 12506 Lake Underhill Road
Reception Cost: free, members; $20 non-member: end
users; $35 non-member service providers
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Register/Info: click here
Cost: $30 NAIOP members; $50 non-members
Register by Sept. 12: 407.774.0207 x103 or Rollins College Crummer Leadership Program
www.naiopcfl.org (This program has been approved for Strategic Management 28
recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR
recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute
Sep 14 Lake County - "How Shall We Grow?" (HRCI).)
Community Input Sessions 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of
Puryear Community Center, Groveland Business
Info/Register: www.myregion.org or Pam Clancy, Cost: $3,650
407.835.2443 Register: www.rollins.edu/execed
Sep 21 CEO to CEO Breakfast Forum Oct 18 CEO to CEO Breakfast Forum
7:30 - 9:00 a.m. 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Citrus Club Citrus Club
Speaker: Rick Goings, CEO, Tupperware Speaker: John K. Stephens, Senior VP Fifth Third
Cost: $15 Citrus Club members/EDC Investors; Bank
$22 guests Cost: $15 Citrus Club members/EDC Investors;
Info/RSVP: 407.843.1080 $22 guests
Sep 21 Lake County - "How Shall We Grow?"
Community Input Sessions Oct 20
UCF Executive Briefing: Information
6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Technology's Strategic Business Value in
Eustis Community Center Corporate America & the Impact of Business
Info/Register: www.myregion.org or Pam Clancy, Intelligence"
407.835.2443 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Westin Grand Bohemian
Sep 25 Seminole County - "How Shall We Grow?" Cost: $120; $100 alumni, faculty and staff of UCF,
Community Input Sessions USF & Community Colleges in the FHTC, Metro
6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Orlando EDC, Space Coast EDC, NCS, SIM,
Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Lake Mary SFTA & TBTF Members
Info/Register: www.myregion.org or Pam Clancy, Info/Register: click here
Oct 24 2006 Regional Transportation Leadership
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Renaissance Orlando Resort at SeaWorld
Grubb & Ellis|Commercial Florida: negotiated new lease agreement for 6,718 square feet of office space at Lake Ellenor
Business Center in Orlando. email@example.com
NAI Realvest, Inc.: negotiated sale of 19,747-square-foot office/warehouse facility and its 1.5-acre site in Orlando for
University of Central Florida: THEOWAG Ltd., a European technology transfer company, established their North American
division at the UCF Technology Incubator. LVershelCo@aol.com
Mercantile Commercial Capital, LLC: closed on eight commercial loans in June/July totaling more than $13.4 million and
creating more than 101 new jobs. RLashley@mercantilecc.com
WELBRO Companies: awarded contract to provide construction management services for Lake County Public Schools’ new
Mascotte Elementary School. firstname.lastname@example.org
Baker & Hostetler LLP: the following attorneys from the Orlando office have been recognized in the 2007 Best Lawyers in
America, one of the best-known legal referral guides in the industry: Ted R. Brown, real estate law; Joyce Ackerbaum Cox,
Labor and employment law; Richard T. Fulton, real estate law; Jerry R. Linscott, legal malpractice law (listed for 10+ years);
Joel H. Sharp, Jr., tax law (listed for 10+ years); and Kevin W. Shaughnessy, labor and employment law. email@example.com
Colonial Bank of Central Florida: awarded the Seminole Association of School Administrator’s Community Involvement
Award for its outstanding participation in the annual Back to School Fair and Backpacks to Success program.
Clancy & Theys Construction Co.: appointed Maria Fagundez as receptionist. firstname.lastname@example.org
C.T. Hsu & Associates, P.A.: awarded an Award of Merit by Orange County Government for its design of the Orange
County Convention Center west entrance. email@example.com
GrayRobinson. P.A.: Jonathan P. Kilman became a shareholder; Paul H. Chipok, shareholder, elected to serve as treasurer of
the Environmental and Law Use Law Section of the Florida Bar for the 2006-2007 year. firstname.lastname@example.org
iplacement, Inc.: named David Pentz vice president of new business development specializing in national accounts and the
Southwest Florida region. email@example.com
Moore Stephens Lovelace, P.A.: Stuart Furman appointed to the board of Variety Club as treasurer; hired Eric Kibiger, Corey
Gaynes and Carl Hofmann to their audit team. Ecschwalb@bellsouth.net
Orlando Magic: announced the 2006-07 local television schedule for both Magic Television Network and Sun Sports. MY 65
WRBW Orlando serves as the over-the-air flagship station of MagicTV for the eighth consecutive year, while Sun Sports will
begin its 18th season as the Florida cable television home of the Magic. GGalante@orlandomagic.com
Orlando Museum of Art: 20th Anniversary Festival of Trees is scheduled for Nov. 11 - Nov. 19 at the Orlando Museum of Art
in Loch Haven Center. firstname.lastname@example.org
Trammell Crow Company: hired Trey Carwsell as senior associate in the Tampa office. email@example.com