Thriving In Place

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

Thank you …

By Mary Pat Rosenthal Volunteers come in all shapes and sizes. These amazing people bring to the table all different talents and perspectives. Volunteers are worth their weight in gold but they don’t ask to be paid for their skills or their time. Thriving In Place, much like any other Not-for-profit [...]

Thank you …2018-03-14T16:29:20+00:00

Healthy Aging-In-Place – A Five Minute Survey for a $10 eGift Card

University of Central Florida (UCF) is assisting Thriving In Place with the collection of data that will help us help you! Celebration residents 55 and older are invited to participate in an on-line survey prepared by UCF relating to Healthy Aging-In-Place. The assessment will collect data on issues relating to healthy [...]

Healthy Aging-In-Place – A Five Minute Survey for a $10 eGift Card2018-03-14T16:23:55+00:00
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