About Brenda Argueta

Orlando Ballet welcomes Puerto Ricans to free Latin-inspired show

By Brenda Argueta | January 29, 2019

Orlando Ballet’s upcoming production, “Bailamos!,” is celebrating the premiere of its Latin-inspired show by inviting Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria. Orlando Ballet is partnering with the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to offer 1,000 free tickets to its Feb. 16 show, according to a press release from Orlando Ballet. The purpose is to […]

Parramore Farmers Market reopens in new location after hiatus

By Brenda Argueta | January 29, 2019

The Parramore Farmers Market is back and ready to offer up locally-grown foods to the community. The market reopened on Jan. 26 and features more than 30 local vendors. It offers an opportunity for community growers to sell their produce and for shoppers to support local farming, like Fleet Farming or Growing Orlando. The Parramore Farmers Market features Black Bee […]

Sizeable donations help more uninsured at Grace Medical Home

By Brenda Argueta | January 29, 2019

Major donations will allow Grace Medical Home to move to a new location and provide healthcare to more uninsured patients. The organization announced Jan. 15 it will move to a new, 19,000-square-foot facility on East Concord Street near downtown. “This response tells us we live in a thriving and compassionate community that is committed to serving those that are often […]

Lake Highland Prep students impact lives by upgrading toy cars

By Brenda Argueta | January 14, 2019

Students from the robotics program at Lake Highland Preparatory School cheered on toddlers who were testing out their new toy vehicles, but these were not your average Fisher-Price cars. Over 90 students and volunteers spent Saturday morning modifying the cars to cater them to the five children with disabilities who would receive them. The cars had push-to-go buttons placed on […]