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Holly Harris
July 20, 2015

Ep 64 – Holly Harris, Creative Director, National Dance Day Orlando

Holly Harris

National Dance Day Orlando is The City Beautiful’s local participation in the nation-wide event established by Nigel Lythgoe from So You Think You Can Dance. Holly Harris is the Creative Director and Founder of Orlando’s National Dance Day and since 2013 has been organizing this one-day celebration where anyone can sign-up to take a dance class on a wide-range of styles: Ballet, Salsa, Swing, Contemporary, Latin and more.

On today’s show we caught up with Holly to talk about:

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Phil Santos Body Talk Party
June 15, 2015

Ep 63 – Phil Santos, Body Talk Party Founder & Director

Phil Santos Body Talk Party

Body Talk Party is an Orlando Dance Party that goes beyond music and dance. It has a bigger purpose to connect people, build community and create an environment where you can just express yourself for you who you are. Starting with the rule, “no cellphones on the dance floor” and creating spaces to dance, spaces to connect and moments to engage with strangers, guests have the ability to join a community that is growing larger with every event.

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May 26, 2015

Ep 62 – Jim Hobart, Founder and Photographer, Macbeth Photo

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Jim Hobart, Founder and Photographer of Macbeth Photo is probably best known for his social media head shots of Central Floridians. You’ve probably seen his work on your friend’s profile photos as you scroll through your Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn feeds. On the first Friday of every month, Jim offers anyone the opportunity to have their photo taken for a mere $20 on a rotating calendar of backgrounds..

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May 18, 2015

Ep 61 – Briana Daniel, Executive Director Street Team Movement

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Briana Daniel is the Executive Director of Street Team Movement, a non-profit aimed at helping Orlando’s Homeless Community by providing showers, laundry and remedial aid.  Celebrating two years, Briana and her team are working on fundraising to purchase a mobile shower unit that can travel across Central Florida to provided this much-needed service to Orlando’s Homeless. On today’s show, Briana shares with us:

  • Where the idea of Street Team Movement came from.

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Joel Goldstein Album Art
May 11, 2015

Ep 60 – Joel Goldstein, Entrepreneur & President of the Jewish Chamber of Commerce

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Today’s guest, Joel Goldstein is an entrepreneur that has built a business you’ve probably never heard of… Mr. Checkout. Taking over the business from his father, Joel has grown Mr. Checkout to now service over 35,000 retail stores nationwide.

Joel share with us:

  • How Mr. Checkout got started.
  • Unique products Mr. Checkout distributes like: Bullet-Powered Golf Clubs, Reverse Scissors and a Perfume for Men that smells like…, well you’ll just have to listen to the show to find out.

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May 5, 2015

Ep 59 – Chris Allen & Kyle Trager, Hands On Orlando Team

Hands On Orlando Chris Allen and Kyle Trager Album Art

Hands On Orlando is a non-profit organization that helps identify and manage volunteer opportunities around Central Florida that help improve the human condition. On an average month, Hands On Orlando helps manage volunteer projects for over twenty-five charities and has had volunteers from over sixty countries and all fifty states. We had an opportunity to speak with the Executive Director, Chris Allen and Community Partnerships Manager, Kyle Trager to learn more about this organization that has to-date, supported over 190,000 volunteers on over 5,200 projects.

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April 27, 2015

Ep 58 – Brittany & Patrick Lyne, Co-Owners of Farm-Haus

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Brittany and Patrick Lyne are the co-founders of Farm-Haus, a farm-to-table delivery service that offers freshly cooked meals each week delivered to your door in three simple clicks from their homepage. With a desire to change how and what people eat, Brittany and Patrick quit their day jobs to launch this innovative business that can also be found at East End Market.

On today’s show, Brittany and Patrick share with us:

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April 20, 2015

Ep 57 – Sarah Peerani, Co-Founder of the Orlando Conductor Crawl

Sarah Peerani Album ArtThe Orlando Conductor Crawl is a monthly bar hopping event with a twist… participants hop on and off along Central Florida’s Public Transit System Sunrail and explore watering holes near each station. What started out as a small idea to encourage locals to take advantage of public transportation, has quickly grown into a massive meet-up with new and returning riders meeting, drinking and riding through the heart of Central Florida.

On today’s show we feature Sarah Peerani, one of “The Crawl’s” co-founders and discover:

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April 13, 2015

Ep 56 – Professor Josh, Orlando Tech Blogger and Community Builder

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Professor Josh is one of Orlando’s most recognized technology bloggers and community bloggers. His blog ProfessorJosh.com covers local tech events, gadget reviews and education in technology. When he’s not writing about technology, Professor Josh is an organizer of multiple tech events in Orlando including: Startup Weekend Orlando, GottaGetBlogging and EdTech Orlando.

On today’s show, in addition to sharing his experiences organizing the events above, Professor Josh talks to us about:

  • How the Orlando Tech Community got started.

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April 6, 2015

Ep 55 – Jim Passmore, Owner Marsh Landing Adventures

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Marsh Landing Adventures in St. Cloud Florida offers Airboat Tours just a quick ride from Downtown Orlando. Captain Jim Passmore took us on an airboat tour along the Headwaters of the Everglades. Leaving the main canal, we were instantly transported to a whole new ecosystem, leaving the cityscapes of Orlando a distant memory.

We spotted several baby and not-so-baby alligators, along with several bird species and more. But the highlight was when we started doing donuts in the marsh. We were literally hovering over water that was just 6 inches deep. Unreal.

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