Archive for August, 2013

Disney Pays Kudos to UCF Biologist For Efforts to Save Local Lagoon

August 17, 2013

UCF Today    August 15, 2013

Disney’s Worldwide Conservation Fund has named UCF biologist Linda Walters and Winter Springs High School teacher Paul Sacks  among its conservation heroes for 2013.

The Disney Conservation Hero Award recognizes “local citizens for their tireless efforts to save wildlife, protect habitats and educate communities.” Individuals were nominated by non-profit environmental organizations. Each winner and their nominating organization will share a $1,500 award.  read more



UCF Football Countdown to Kickoff Luncheon

August 1, 2013

Town & Gown Council will sponsor a table at the UCF Football Countdown to Kickoff luncheon on August 15th at the CFE Arena (formerly UCF Arena) IF we have 8 solid commitments from members who wish to purchase seats for themselves or for guests. Cost is $85/person. Proceeds from the event provide scholarships for student-athletes through the Golden Knights Club.

Join our Town & Gown table at this always exciting occasion – as UCF enters the American Athletic Conference and welcomes Pat Clarke, sports anchor for WESH 2 News, as keynote speaker. It’s a great way to start the season and support the Knights! Registration opens at 11:00am; luncheon 11:30am – 1:30pm. Convenient complimentary parking in Garage D, across the street from the Arena.

RSVP to to purchase one or more seats (first-come-first-served basis).