UCF Receives Largest Gift in History
Philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott and her husband, Dan Jewett, announced on Tuesday a $40 million unrestricted gift to UCF that will strengthen the university’s focus on fostering social mobility while developing the skilled talent needed to advance industry across our state and beyond. This is the largest gift to UCF in its 58-year history. Congratulations!
Tune in and watch as the 2021 Greater Orlando Sports Commission SPORTYS winners are revealed this Saturday, June 19 at 7pm EST. The show can be viewed locally on WKMG News 6 / ClickOrlando or streamed online from any location here.
AdventHealth Opens New Unit
The new cardiopulmonary rehab and echo unit is now open at AdventHealth. The expanded cardiac and pulmonary services have been increased from 2- 3 days per week to 5 days per week, allowing flexibility for patients. This new space features new state-of-the-art equipment, as well as a dedicated classroom for education. Best of all, patients have a beautiful panoramic view of the lake!
ORMC Receives $5M Gift to Expand Trauma Center that Treated Pulse Victims
The Orlando Health Foundation announced on Friday that the donation to the Level One Trauma Center came from a person who wishes to remain anonymous. It's the largest gift ever given to Orlando Health ORMC. The gift will be used to purchase technology and update the functionality of the trauma bay to handle a surge of patients – a need recognized following the Pulse nightclub incident on June 12, 2016. After the expansion is finished, the center will double the size of the current space.
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Celebrate Freedom: Juneteenth at the Wells'Built
Celebrate the 169th anniversary of Juneteenth. This event serves as a vehicle to amplify Black voices in our community and their artistry, with intentions to create deeper threads of connection. Shop from local Black-owned businesses at an open-air maker’s market as well as food trucks. Festivities start at 6 p.m. June 18 at 511 W. South St. in Orlando. Public street parking is available, as well as paid parking in the Geico Garage.
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Trevor Noah Orlando Tour
Trevor Noah, the host of the Emmy® Award-winning "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central and celebrated comedian, announced his Back to Abnormal World Tour. The tour kicks off in Santa Barbara, CA and includes a stop at Orlando's Amway Center on Saturday, October 9. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 18 at 10 a.m. ET.
Church Street Eats
18 unique dining options under one roof are coming soon to the Church Street Food Hall! There are still a few spots remaining in the Bumby Arcade at Church Street Station. Contact Shayna Hansen from Lincoln Property Company at 407.872.3516 for more details.