Cat Video Festival + UCF Faculty Union Concerns + Pet Care Aid

Happy Monday, Orlando! Let’s catch up with you all to start with an informed note today.

In this edition you will learn more about a local pet grooming salon owner trying to make a difference, the return of the Cat Video Festival, Florida Highway Patrol members who lost their lives to COVID-19, mask mandate discussions in Brevard County, and more. Now let’s start.

First the weather today: Humid and mostly cloudy all day. High: 91 Low: 74.

Here are today’s top stories in Orlando:

1. The owner of Central Florida’s first black-owned animal grooming salon, Lashonda Geffrard, offers a Relief fund for low-income pet owners through a non-profit organization. The paw shop is based in Ocoee, and Geffard said it saw low-income customers and the elderly Declined because costs have increased what she did would like to Make a difference. (Click on Orlando)

2. Gentian Theater bring his back Cat Video Festival Event on Sunday, September 12th It will be the The best cat videos on the internet of the year as well as classics and “Unique Submissions”. A part of the proceeds goes to Animal Rescue by Judy. (Bungalows)

3. Have 2 members of the Florida Highway Patrol succumbed to COVID-19. Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Sean Hryc and Compliance Investigator Ernest “Ernie” Brown both died of COVID-19 afterwards in service for more than 15 years. (WTSP)

4. The Brevard County School Board will hold an emergency meeting this morning at 9:15 am to discuss his Face Mask Guidelines, said a spokesman on Saturday via email. The meeting is available for Broadcast on the BPS cable channel and via YouTube for those who cannot attend. There are currently no guidelines for face masks. (Click on Orlando)

5. UCF faculty union is concerned about COVID-19 pandemic security measures and hopes to negotiate more protection with the university. The union wants to be able to do it Hold officer’s hours virtually and would like more specific language to trigger action against the virus. (Spectrum News 13)

Today in Orlando

  • Enchanted fairy doors in the Leu Gardens. (10:00 A.M)
  • Bowling for boys and girls – Colonial High School. (3 p.m.)
  • Soccer game vs. Lockhart @Home – College Park Middle School. (17:00 o’clock)
  • Audubon Park Community Market. (5.00)
  • Soccer vs. MeadowWoods- Home – Lake Nona Middle School. (17:30)

Orlando Patch Notebook

  • the Mask requirement at Orange County schools is set to start today. Pupils from kindergarten through 12th grade must wear masks throughout the school day.
  • Central Florida Zoo: “You may not be able to swim like our North American river otters, but you CAN cool off in our paddling pool! It is open every day if the weather permits. Don’t forget your bathing suit! : @ mrs.katcow. . . # CentralFloridaZoo #Otters #RiverO … “(Instagram)
  • Orange County, Florida: “Nelson Cardenas, a prep cook at Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, has a remarkable talent. To honor the health workers at the forefront of the pandemic, he created a series of 13 paintings depicting the heroes who work together … “(Instagram)
  • Orlando’s Mayor Buddy Dyer: “You don’t have to be a visitor to our region to support the many LGBTQ + businesses in our community. They help make Orlando a livelier place and a more inclusive, welcoming city for everyone. ”(Facebook)
  • Creative city project: “It’s hard to believe that the last IMMERSE was almost two years ago! It will be so nice to open the show in 2021 after such a long wait! If you don’t already have your tickets, get them now at Presented by Orlando Health … “(Facebook)

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Carlos Hernandez

About me: Hello, my name is Carlos Hernandez and I am a food writer with over 10 years of experience in the industry. I write the Carlos Eats food blog ( and also contribute to several newspapers and magazines with blogs and articles on food.

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