What’s up, Lake Nona!? It’s the start of a new week and you know what that means … a new episode of your favorite weekly show – IN THE NONA and this episode is sponsored by the Nemours Health Care Heroes Virtual Celebration 2020!

?? We’re officially in November, which means … yup, you guessed it – No-Shave November! Beginning now, if you’re growing out your beard or growing a killer ‘stache, track your progress and share your photos/videos with us! You may even end up featured on the show! In this episode, we’ll be covering why preventative care is important to your health, election day and more!

? It may never feel like the right time to have your first colonoscopy, but it could be the health-check that saves your life. Schedule an appointment today for a painless consultation with the Center for Advanced Gastroenterology team. Visit www.centerforadvancedgi.net/request or call (407) 644-4014.

✅ Election Day is tomorrow, Nov. 3! If you haven’t voted already through mail-in or early voting, be sure to make your voice heard and get out to the polls! If you’re not sure where to cast your ballot, visit www.ocfelections.com/find-my-polling-place to find your polling place. Orange County, FL Supervisor of Elections

⛳️ To register for The Chamber Swing: A Golf Tournament at the Eagle Creek Golf Course, presented by the Lake Nona Regional Chamber of Commerce and Synovus Bank Lake Nona on Friday, Nov. 6, visit: https://business.lakenonacc.org/event…

? This tournament benefits the Central Florida Children’s Home and features a $10,000 hole in one, free breakfast, a morning bar, on course drink tickets, lunch, and guess who will be there?! Former Notre Dame Coach and College Football Hall of Famer, Dr. Lou Holtz!

? Support children and families at Nemours Children’s Hospital! The Nemours Health Care Heroes Virtual Celebration will premiere live this Saturday, November 7 at 7pm and will be filled with music, entertainment, and inspiring stories as we honor our health care heroes and raise vital funds to support the ongoing care and needs of children and families at Nemours Children’s Hospital. When the world shut down, Nemours Health Care Heroes stepped up and it’s time to celebrate them! Hosted by Dancing with the Stars and *NSYNC’s Joey Fatone and WFTV Channel 9’s Nancy Alvarez, WFTV, get ready to be inspired from three very incredible patient stories, including the Davila Family who lives in Lake Nona.

? Entertainment for the night includes performances by Dance It Studio, Audio Exchange (a high-energy band), and Alyssa Raghu – local Lake Nona resident and Top 8 contestant on the 2018 season of American Idol!

? The virtual celebration will be free to watch, but virtual tickets are available and include delicious ready to heat meals from Publix Aprons. Publix in Lake Nona on Narcoossee Road is a participating Publix making it easy for Lake Nona residents to take advantage of this special virtual ticket offer – Take a break from cooking and let the oven do all the work! Funds raised from the sale of the virtual tickets support the Nemours COVID-19 Community Response Fund and the Nemours Patient Impact Fund to provide vital programs and services to children and families at Nemours.

? Visit www.nemours.org/nchgala to RSVP for the FREE virtual live event. It’s time for you to be a hero and help the kids! Text hero2020 to 50155 to donate.

? Check out Canvas Restaurant & Market’s social media for more information regarding the Mother’s Day do-over!

That’s a wrap for this episode of IN THE NONA.

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I’m your host, Nicole LaBosco and I approve this message! Now, go vote! See you next Monday!