Hey hey, Lake Nona! It’s a new week and that means a new episode of your favorite weekly show — IN THE NONA! In this episode, we’ll be covering a campaign for a new hairstyle and profile picture, an upcoming OCPS deadline, the season of giving, and more!

💇🏽‍♀️ 2021 is almost here! How would you like a FREE profile picture with a change in hairstyle? Grove Salon and Bozanich Photography are partnering up the first week of January with their New Year, New Hair, New You! promotion. When you book an appointment at Grove Salon that week, and check in online, you get a complementary profile picture! Looking for more? Upgrade your appointment with a 30-minute photoshoot at Bozanich Photography to celebrate your change. Every participating customer is entered into a raffle that includes $350 of service & product giveaways by both businesses! Check out the Facebook event to see how you can enter here: https://www.facebook.com/events/67323…​

🎒🥪 Don’t forget! The deadline to apply for Orange County Public Schools free and reduced meals is this Thursday, Dec. 17! Currently, seven out of 10 students in Orange County are eligible to receive free school meals. Some families may be relying on meal benefits for the first time ever due to the pandemic. Orange County Public Schools – Food and Nutrition Services is encouraging all parents – whether they require the assistance or not – to submit an application for the 2020-2021 program. The application for the 2020-2021 school year can be filled out online and takes between 15-30 minutes per household. To apply for meal benefits, visit www.MySchoolApps.com.

🎅🏼 [UPDATE: SOLD OUT!] Saturdays aren’t only for the boys … they’re also for good ole Saint Nick! Come grab a peppermint hot chocolate, coquito, or a spicy ranch bloody mary with Santa this Saturday, Dec. 19 from 10 AM to 3 PM at Canvas Restaurant & Market for a jolly Canvas Santa Brunch – SOLD OUT! Featured food includes pumpkin butter french toast and fried chicken and s’mores pancakes! The regular brunch menu will also be available. Reservations are strongly recommended!

❄️ 🛷The Oh, What Fun!® A Holiday Festival in the Town Center will bring holiday magic to Lake Nona thru December 27 with nightly entertainment Thursdays thru Sundays.

💼 Dale Carnegie courses are coming to Lake Nona! For more information about these courses, please contact Ken Roberts via email at ken.roberts@dalecarnegie.com or visit www.dalecfl.com. Dale Carnegie Training

🎁🤑 And we’re continuing the 3rd Annual Season of Giving! This week, we’ve partnered with NEIGHBORHOOD barre Orlando, Loading.Gastrobrunch, AND BENTO asian kitchen + sushi to bring you not one, not two, but THREE more giveaways this week! Enter to win 2 weeks of unlimited barre classes at Neighborhood Barre, a $49 value and a chance at a $50 gift card to Loading Gastrobrunch! Plus, a chance to win two $25 coupon codes for two online orders for a total of $50 for 1 winner to Bento Cafe! You know the drill! More details will be posted in the contest posts on IN THE NONA’s IG, so keep an eye out for when it goes live! Good luck!

That’s a wrap for this episode of IN THE NONA.
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I’m your host, Nicole LaBosco! I’ll see you next Monday for our Christmas episode! The episode’s gonna sleigh! 😉