Thriving In Place

Happy Anniversary Thriving In Place

A little more than three years ago, a group of forward thinking Celebration residents launched a new concept for our community. This vision known as Thriving In Place opened its doors in October 2015. Through the course of three short years, our Celebration neighbors have become Thrive members and/or Thrive volunteers. [...]

Happy Anniversary Thriving In Place2018-10-30T11:26:34+00:00

Flying Fleece Dust Tickles Volunteer’s Noses

On Saturday, October 6, we enjoyed having over 50 volunteers, from all ages and all parts of Osceola County - including a Meet-up Group arranged by Steph Garber, join us for Fleece Day at our Thriving office located at 690 Celebration Avenue. On Monday, October 8, Mary Pat Rosenthal, our Thriving [...]

Flying Fleece Dust Tickles Volunteer’s Noses2018-10-30T09:15:28+00:00

Baby Hats Needed!

The Happy Stitchers and Thriving in Place are hosting a “Sit & Stitch” event open to Celebration residents! Sit and Stitch while enjoying some goodies and socializing with others who share a passion for knitting & crocheting. Yarn, hooks and needles will be provided for beginners. Those with experience are asked [...]

Baby Hats Needed!2018-07-19T19:32:59+00:00

Disney and the Celebration Foundation

By Art and Beth Ramos When we retired to Florida to work at Walt Disney World, we chose to settle in Celebration because it was “Disney’s Town” AND as a new community defined by five pillars: A Sense of Place, A Sense of Community, Education, Technology and Health. These five pillars [...]

Disney and the Celebration Foundation2018-07-19T19:30:09+00:00


Nearly all non-profit groups must raise funds to support their work and Thriving In Place is no exception. Some expenses are not surprising. Rent, office supplies, computer, website and staff costs are typical expenses for a non-profit. Less typical are the costs of managing a large diverse volunteer program which sends [...]

WE LEARN. WE SHARE. WE ENGAGE. WE GIVE2018-05-28T11:27:16+00:00

Interested in Volunteering?

By Becky Varley Thriving In Place volunteers show off their completed “cuddle blankets” for pets in foster care. We would love to have you join our volunteer team for the Celebration Foundation! We offer many programs for the community. New Urbanism Campus Express Thriving In Place (in need of transport volunteers) [...]

Interested in Volunteering?2018-05-30T16:24:18+00:00

Report To Duty

By Mary Pat Rosenthal Staff Sergeant, John Colacchio, Flight Officer Tony Gallego and Sergeant William A. Connelly reporting to duty April 4, 2018, 0900, destination Denny’s Restaurant for the Battle of the Pancakes. Many articles have been written about the above three gentlemen. All reference their lives as former military personnel. [...]

Report To Duty2018-04-25T17:18:44+00:00
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