BLACK HISTORY MONTH RESOURCES
Learn Local Stories from the History Center
Orange County Regional History Center extended its exhibition Yesterday This Was Home: The Ocoee Massacre of 1920 through March 7. The History Center also offers corporate virtual tours of the exhibit.
Parramore’s Landmark Churches
In Orlando’s Parramore neighborhood, African Americans worshipped outdoors in brush arbors and stables while they saved funds to build proper churches. The churches served not only as places of worship, but also as social centers, gathering places, and schools.
The Wells’Built: Rich Echoes of the Past on South Street
You may know about the Wells’Built Museum of African American History and Culture, but did you know about its roots as a prominent Black-owned hotel? Learn more about Florida's jazz music scene and the building's illustrious past in this blog post.
Want to know more about local figures? Check out the History Center's Heritage Series.
Delivering the Efficiency Revolution with New Technology
Tune in to Florida Automated Vehicles Summit's speaker series presented by the Central Florida Expressway Authority on February 25 at 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Panelists include Jason Shaffer, Vice-President of Customer Product at Walmart and Ali Vahabzadeh, Founder/CEO at curbFlow.
DOPLAYLIST: GUEST DJ JUSTIN WILLIAMS
Enjoy a curated playlist from this week's Member Monday highlight, Justin Williams from the Grand Bohemian Hotel!
The Black & Boujee Podcast
And in case you missed it, check out this insightful feature on Justin in the Orlando Business Journal.
DID YOU KNOW?
Broadway is Back
Florida Theatrical Association, Dr. Phillips Center and Broadway Across America announced today the upcoming FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando series, which is expected to begin this fall.
New subscriptions are now on sale and current subscribers are able to add to their packages at BroadwayinOrlando.com.
The seven-show FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando package includes:
- Hadestown—September 21–26, 2021
- Tootsie—November 2–7, 2021
- The Prom—December 7–12, 2021
- Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations—January 25–30, 2022
- Disney’s Frozen—February 24–March 6, 2022
- Cats—March 29–April 3, 2022
- Jesus Christ Superstar—June 7–12, 2022
2021 Interior Design Top 100 Giants
Little Diversified Architectural Consulting recently ranked No. 34 on Interior Design's 2021 Interior Design Top 100 Giants list. Congratulations!
MEMBERS ONLY FACEBOOK GROUP
We launched a private Facebook Group for DOP Members! This group will be an exclusive place to get to know members and share information with the DOP community.