October 20, 2014

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| 11/20/2013

› State approves new Valencia College campus
With little discussion, the state Board of Education on Tuesday signed off on Valencia's plan to build its sixth campus in the fast- growing Poinciana community of Osceola County. Valencia already has one campus in Osceola and four in Orange County.

› Ski Slopes Demographics Change As More Senior Skiers Suit Up
Skiers on the far side of 50 — some on the very far side — has been creeping up each year, according to the National Ski Areas Association. Even those who retire to Florida still pursue their passion. The Florida Ski Council has 17 clubs in the state and at least one trip going every week of the ski season.

› Central Florida Partnership economic punch in U.S. top 20
The seven counties that make up the Central Florida Partnership and their combined economic punch is the 19th largest in the United States. To maintain that standing, and improve upon it, takes compromises, communications and partnerships.

› Jewish philanthropist honored for accomplishments
When Julie Talenfeld was growing up in Hollywood and Plantation, she remembers her mother always teaching her to give back. Now, a very successful businesswoman, Talenfeld still heeds her mother's words, and, along with her husband, child advocacy attorney Howard Talenfeld, are very active philanthropists in the local Jewish community.

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