Archive for the Category ‘Local Business’

Jobs Available Despite Record Unemployment

Jobs Available Despite Record Unemployment

When it comes to unemployment, Central Florida is setting records. In the metro Orlando area, unemployment reached 12.4 percent in February, which is the highest rate since 1975. Experts said they believe there are jobs available, and those who are unemployed should keep looking. “There are construction projects going on, big ones,” Workforce Central Florida [...]

Lake Nona cuts development staff

Lake Nona cuts development staff

Lake Nona Management Co. LLC confirmed Monday it let go an unnamed number of staffers on its development team this month. The company declined to say how many and what positions were cut, but at least one was Jane Smalley, director of marketing and communications, whose voice-mail message said she was no longer with the [...]

Community Leaders Help Guide United Way’s New Direction

Community Leaders Help Guide United Way’s New Direction

Source: insighteastorlando.com As Heart of Florida United Way (HFUW) continues its transition to a new strategic model focused on prevention, a volunteer council comprised of local business leaders, issue experts, academics and others is helping guide the process. Known as the Investing in Results Council, the group formed earlier this year under the leadership of [...]

Swanky Lake Nona won’t lose firefighters to budget cuts — even though they’re not busy

Swanky Lake Nona won’t lose firefighters to budget cuts — even though they’re not busy

By Mark Schlueb | SENTINEL STAFF WRITER (Orlando Sentinel) May 26, 2009 When Orlando officials built a new fire station in the Lake Nona area last year, they thought the fire engine would get used more than once or twice a week. After all, when they started planning Fire Station 16, the economy was booming, [...]

Lake Nona Pools – Dominating Southeast Orlando

Lake Nona Pools – Dominating Southeast Orlando

Lake Nona Pools is really taking the Lake Nona area by storm. Opening March of 2008, the pool cleaning, and service company is now servicing many homes in the Northlake Park, East Park, and most of the surrounding communities. From their website: For an exceptionally clean pool at the absolute lowest price, the choice is [...]

Nona Sushi

Nona Sushi

Nona Sushi – a hideaway that offers sophisticated simplicity. 10743 Narcoossee Road Orlando, FL 32832 407-381-7777 We offer traditional Japanese, Chinese, and Korean-style dishes as well as a full Sushi menu. In addition to Asian dishes we also offer Prime Steaks, Soups, Salads, and Noodle dishes with a full Beer, Sake, and Wine List (domestic [...]

Lake Nona High School – Message from Principal, Rob Anderson

Lake Nona High School – Message from Principal, Rob Anderson

Our student population is beginning to take shape as we move closer to the opening of Lake Nona High School and Odyssey Relief Middle School. We have registered close to 1,300 students so far for next year and have been busy this past month visiting our feeder schools and meeting with our future students. They [...]

Plum Tree Chinese & Japanese Restaurant (Yelp Review)

Plum Tree Chinese & Japanese Restaurant (Yelp Review)

Plum Tree Chinese & Japanese Restaurant 10627 Narcoossee Rd Orlando, FL 32832 (407) 249-1818 Yelp Review: After moving into the Lake Nona area, it was nice to find a Chinese restaurant there. However, once we tried it we immediately crossed it off our list of places to go. In fact, it was such a bad [...]