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A Path to Parenthood

Reproductive Medicine Associates of Florida lead physician and medical director, Dr. George Patounakis helps the dreams of would-be parents become realized through compassionate, personalized care and the most advanced treatments. Infertility is a struggle for many couples and the journey to becoming a parent through fertility medicine can be an emotional one. That’s something... Read More

Aging with Grace

Thanks to the support of The Cameron Group an Arosa Company and O’Rourke & Associates, older adults can enjoy the best possible health care experience later in life. Older adults have seen and experienced just about everything imaginable, from the Great Depression and World War II in their younger years all the way up to the current COVID-19 pandemic. It is a generation marked... Read More

An Advocate for Families

Attorney and U.S. House of Representatives candidate Eduardo J. Mejias of AAA Family Law fights for families both inside and outside the courtroom. As a family law and divorce attorney, Eduardo J. Mejias is well versed not only in the politics and issues within the legal system but also the societal effects that state and federal laws have on families. A native Floridian and the... Read More

Finding Purpose in Pieces

At Mosaic Counseling of Florida, Scott Welch helps to restore what was once broken. Long driven by an unwavering desire to help others, Scott Welch has dedicated his life to making impactful impressions on the lives of many. As a youth pastor for more than 20 years, he showed a tremendous passion for working with children and having the ability to help guide their adolescence. Then... Read More

Special Deliveries

Heart 2 Heart Birth Center offers women the opportunity to give birth naturally in a warm, comfortable setting. Expectant mothers understandably run the gamut of emotions during their pregnancies—from excitement to nervousness to trepidation—and all of those feelings are perfectly normal whether they are preparing to deliver their first baby or their fifth. Along with the support... Read More

A Beacon of Help and Hope

Central Florida Behavioral Hospital’s new tele-therapy service is providing people searching for physical, mental and spiritual recovery the ability to participate in treatment from home. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended many facets of our daily lives. And, although social distancing measures have pushed us to stay apart, this doesn’t mean that treatment for your mental health... Read More

Delivering Results

The latest advancements and treatments in reproductive medicine give new hope to those struggling with infertility. Having a baby is one of life’s greatest joys for parents, but not all are able to conceive without help. In fact, infertility issues are quite common—one in eight couples has trouble getting pregnant, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fortunately,... Read More

Florida Film Academy

Florida Film Academy is excited to announce a series of LIVE, face to face, ONLINE classes beginning the week of April 7th. Classes either meet for 30 minutes or for 1 hour a week and pricing starts at $45 for the course of your choice. Courses are available for kids, teens AND adults! Choices range from Musical Theater Flash Mob for the whole family to get involved in to... Read More

Making a Difference, One Baby at a Time

Reproductive Medicine Associates of Florida lead physician and medical director Dr. George Patounakis helps patients fulfill their dreams of becoming parents through compassionate, personalized care and the most advanced treatment When it comes to growing a family, everyone has their own ideals, wants and desires, but when problems arise—such as infertility or trouble getting... Read More

Put Your Best Face Forward

When it comes to dealing with adolescent acne, the experts at Associates in Dermatology take an individualistic approach to provide the proper treatment. There’s a lot about adolescence that can weigh on a teenager’s everyday existence, but one of the biggest growing pains is dealing with acne-prone skin. These unwanted blemishes can cause undue stress and a lack of self-confidence... Read More

Positively Vision Focused

For 40 years, the ophthalmologists and specialists at Florida Retina Institute have been providing comprehensive care for adults and children with vitreoretinal diseases. Your child’s eyes are precious. So when there’s a retinal problem with them, you want to make sure they’re in trusted hands. “The most important thing is to make sure that managing pediatric eye disease... Read More

A Trusted Guide in Times of Trouble

Attorney Maytel Sorondo Bonham has the experience and compassion to help clients navigate through the rough waters of divorce and estate planning. When the happy memories of their wedding day have faded and the promise of a life together  is no longer viable, many couples inevitably head down the difficult road to divorce. It can be one of the most challenging experiences a person... Read More

Sakowitz Smiles Orthodontics

Dr. Scott Sakowitz uses creativity and out-of-the-box thinking to give his patients the smile they’ve always wanted. To Dr. Scott Sakowitz, creating a treatment plan for each of his patients is a little bit like solving a puzzle. “It’s about finding what’s going to be the quickest way to get from point A to point B and what’s going to give the patient the best result,”... Read More

Enriching Lives One Smile at a Time

Orthodontic specialists Dr. William Fravel and Dr. Breck Brewer, the owners of Fravel Brewer Orthodontics, are a community-driven power team that boosts the lives of their patients and community. For more than 30 years, Dr. Fravel has been operating within the Central Florida area helping residents improve their smiles. In 2018, when Dr. Breck Brewer joined Dr. Fravel, their success... Read More

Building Pathways For The Future

A groundbreaking training program from Digital Arts for Autism offers a clear path forward for arts-minded young adults with autism spectrum disorder. In 2012, the husband-and-wife team of Todd and Gladys West took a gamble on a fledgling enterprise called Elite Animation Academy. They envisioned a vibrant design studio with a noble mission: to develop young minds through the art... Read More

Health and Wellness at Your Fingertips

Patients are in good hands with Associates in Dermatology, which provides top-notch nail care among a wide range of services. There is no doubt that one of the major benefits to living in Central Florida is the ability to enjoy gorgeous weather year-round and take advantage of the many outdoor activities our area has to offer. Whether you’re making a trek to the beach, splashing... Read More

Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow

At Orlando Montessori Bilingual Academy, children are given a foundation for independence, problem-solving skills and Spanish that will set them up for success later in life. When children begin attending school, parents may become concerned about where their child will fit into the traditional education model. With so many kids learning in different ways and at different levels,... Read More

Committed to the Cause

The Florida Breast Cancer Foundation provides hope and knowledge for those facing this deadly disease. For the brave women and men on the front lines of the fight against breast cancer, there can be many different inspirations for joining the cause. There are those honoring their mothers, wives or sisters who succumbed to the disease. Some might be thinking about the hopes and dreams... Read More

Lasting Impact

Through life-saving research, education and other vital outreach, Cannonball Kids’ cancer Foundation gives new hope to families touched by pediatric cancer. Pediatric cancer. For many, the phrase may conjure the familiar image of a child in a wheelchair, perhaps with no hair, looking brave and hopeful about the future. Although such snapshots may at times be accurate, they also... Read More

A Medical Legacy

Dr. Michael Steppie has been on the forefront of skincare services for decades and is now leading the way on advancing research and educating patients. Dr. Michael Steppie is not your average dermatologist. As president and medical director of Associates in Dermatology, founded in 1989, Dr. Steppie has an unrivaled passion for serving Central Florida’s community through clinical... Read More

A Solution for Stubborn Body Fat

YMD Body Sculpt can help you achieve the physique that you’ve been striving for. Dr. Ruth Hill Yeilding is well-known in the community for her facial plastic surgery practice YMD Eye & Face, where she’s helped thousands of patients achieve the look they desire with surgical interventions such as facelifts and eyelid lifts. Dr. Yeilding is also known for being a gentle and... Read More