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ORO St. Patrick's Day Parade 2016
||The Annual St. Patrick's Day parade at ORO is always a great deal of fun. This year there were many residents who decorated their golf cart and gave candy to the people watching the parade. The annual parade is one of the many traditions at ORO, events that continue to make ORO a wonderful community. The annual St. Patrick's Day Dance was held in the evening.|
The Wizard of ORO
||The Wizard of ORO directed by Peggy McNeely was presented Thursday evening March 10, 2016, upstairs in the club house. Marlys Leiding was the pianist for the presentation. Lynn Bell, Tom Boyers, Tim Burns, Dolores Davis, Mary DeMaster, Pat Harter, Jackie Greenwood, Clara Mae Johnson, Della Marsh, Bob McNeely, Ellie Miller, Elaine Watson, Joyce Woge and Pat Wood were in the cast.|
Style Show 2016
|The annual style show was held on March 9, 2016 in the upper level of the Club House. Many residents attended the style which has became a favorite of the ORO residents. The models are all from ORO. Many thanks to the all of the volunteers who helped to produce this year's style show. Photos by Brenda Enderle||
Recreation Facilities at ORO
||Outdoor Resorts of Orlando is fortunate to have two swimming pools, two tennis courts, pickle ball courts, several shuffle board courts, horseshoes, a miniature golf course, a 9 hole par 3 golf course, a marina, and miles of road to ride bicycles.|
ORO BOD Officers for 2016
|ORO Board of Director Officers for 2016, David Powel, President; Jim Kenney, VIce President; Monica Boturla, Treasurer; Vito Dewicki, Secretary. The officers were elected in the organizational board meeting held at 10:00 AM on March 7, 2016 as previously announced. More pictures ...|
Lawn Jam Session and Sing-A-Long
|Over 110 ORO musicians and residents gathered under sunny skies and a cool breeze to enjoy 2 hours of music in this year's jam session and sing-a-long. The event was held adjacent to bath house #7 on common property. Thanks to the assistance of the Park Manager Janna and her staff the group enjoyed the use of the park's tent.||
Artist Paints during Sing-A-Long
ORO resident artist Don Thomas starts with a blank canvas and paints a scene during the one hour sing-a-long at ORO. Each resident attending receives a free ticket and there is a drawing for the painting which Don donates to the lucky person. The annual event is very popular at ORO.
And the winner is - JoAnn Cates, Lot 611. This was very special for JoAnn as she has been a student and participant with Don's Art Class for the past 16 years. JoAnn has helped with many art projects and is a skilled artist herself. Previously JoAnn and her husband had commissioned Don to create a painting for their home which hangs over their mantel. JoAnn was thrilled to win this painting. Don was inspired by the beautiful hymns from the sing-a-long as he created the painting. ORO owes a very special thanks to Don Thomas for his wonderful contributions to ORO, including , the many residents who have benefited from his classes, and the ORO community which benefits from his art.
Super Bowl Party
|It was a cool day but that did not keep the ORO residents from celebrating with a Super Bowl party. Their were hot dogs, a little Electric Slide, some Polka, and a little slow dancing. Thanks to the committee for putting together another wonderful ORO party. These are the events that help make ORO a very special community.||
Pennsylvania Neighbors Meet
||Each year the ORO residents from individual states will meet for a carry-in. The dinners are arranged by people from the various states to bring their fellow residents together and share a meal. On February 2 several folks from Pennsylvania enjoyed an evening of fellowship. Several people reported the food was excellent and many people who attended the event were "first timers". These events arranged by members contribute to the feeling of community at ORO.|
Orthopedic Riders at Orlando
With tongue in cheek Jerry Bonalle's reports that a new club has been formed at ORO to make a weekly motorcycle ride, they have chosen their names as the Orthopedic Riders at Orlando. This was their 2nd Friday morning lunch group ride to the Essex House. All motorcycle riders are welcome to join the group. Contact Jerry for additional information.
Restated Declaration of Condominium,
By-Laws, and Rule and Regulations
|For those owners who have returned in the fall and to those owners who are now traveling back to Outdoor Resorts Orlando, welcome back. The Board of Directors and your President David Powel and his committees have been working diligently on your behalf while you were away from the park. The long awaited update of the Amended and Restated Declaration of Condominium, By-Laws, and Rule and Regulations is now available.|
Section I - Declaration of Condominium
Section II - Articles of Incorporation
Section III - By-Laws and Rules and Regulations
Click here for a copy of the Amended and Restated By-Laws, Rules and Regulations .
Dog Run Fence, Outdoor Shower, Electronic Door Openers Latest Updates of the summer of 2015
Park Manager Janna Laine reported the the electronic door openers were installed on bathhouse #5, the dog run fence was installed, and the outdoor shower area at the big pool was filled in and sodded.
In March the residents and unit owners voted for the Board of Directors to implement several improvements to the park. You can read the list of ballot issues here. The ORO Park Management and the Board of Directors have been very active in working on serveral of the projects.
Projects currently underway include moving the storage unit gate and repaving the driveway and building a shelter at the small pool. The carpet in the club house downstairs which was donated by the coffee club last year is getting a thorough cleaning. Water damaged paneling below the windows on the second floor has been repaired. Canal cleanup is slowed as the result of the loss of the cutter boat due to age. Canal cleanup is by hand and very slow. The staff has completed a path to the small pool and begun work on the cutter boat repairs.
Bingo is Popular At ORO
Jerry Bonalle provided this picture of the very popular Friday night bingo. Co-chairs Florence Deverbliss and Joyce Pierce and their committee provide ORO residents with a very well run Bingo game each Friday evening.
Gospel Bluegrass Jam Session Popular
||Join the growing number of people who enjoy the Gospel Bluegrass Jam each Tuesday afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 in the the Clubhouse Upstairs. Many of the songs are written by members of the Bluegrass Group. There are sing-a-long music books for those who enjoy singing. If you play a guitar, banjo, violin, or some other string instrument you are invited to join the Jam.|
ORO Residents Find Pickleball Fun
More than 40 people attended the pickleball training at ORO held in early January. The sport is gaining in popularity with former tennis players who find that a full game of tennis is no longer physically possible. The sport is also popular with players new to the tennis court who are looking for an active outdoor game that they an enjoy.