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Apr 08

Amway Center achieves LEED Gold certification

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Via the Orlando Magic: Earlier today at a special announcement with the Orlando Magic, City of Orlando and OUC–The Reliable One, the Amway Center got its golden ticket when the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) awarded the arena LEED Gold certification for its sustainable design and construction methods. The announcement …

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Mar 10

The Orlando Magic unveils ninth reading and learning center

Photo by Gary Bassing Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando City Commissioner Patty Sheehan has always believed in providing countless opportunities for underprivileged youth in her district, recently the Orlando Magic helped turn her beliefs into a reality. On Wednesday, March 2 the Magic unveiled a new state-of-the-art Reading and Learning Center for youth at the …

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Feb 21

Orlando Magic and Full Sail University announce Amway Center partnership

Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic and Full Sail University are proud to announce their new partnership, which includes opportunities for Full Sail student and staff collaborations inside the new Amway Center. Content from Full Sail University will appear on Magic TV during Orlando Magic home games and special events, as well as on, …

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Jan 21

The Orlando Magic launch first NBA team-sponsored augmented reality kiosk at the Amway Center

Via the Orlando Magic: If you’ve ever wanted to dribble down court dodging NBA greats along the way, now is your chance. Today, the NBA’s Orlando Magic launched a new user-generated, interactive program called “Get in the Game,” to virtually put Orlando Magic fans on the NBA basketball court. Located in the Amway Center’s Nutrilite …

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Jan 20

The Orlando Magic Youth Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund, distributes $1 million to the Central Florida community

Photo taken by Gary Bassing Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic Youth Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund (OMYF-MFF), in a surprise ceremony presented checks totaling $1 million to 19 grantee organizations from three counties in Central Florida (Orange, Seminole and Osceola). The presentation of the OMYF All-Star Team was held on Wednesday, January 19 …

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Dec 14

Orlando Magic and Orange County unveil fifth community gym

Photo by Gary Bassing Via the Orlando Magic: On Monday, December 13, at the Mildred Dixon Community Park, Orange County and the Orlando Magic unveil their fifth and final gym in the Central Florida community. The community gyms were donated and built by the DeVos family and the Orlando Magic. Champions of the Community partners …

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Dec 09

Local minority-owned companies benefitted from Orlando Magic community gyms construction

Via the Orlando Magic: Minority-owned companies in Central Florida were awarded $5 million in contracts for work on the five new Orange County Orlando Magic Recreation Centers. All five centers are now complete. “The Orlando Magic recognizes the importance and long-term benefits of utilizing local minority and women business enterprises,” said Orlando Magic President Alex …

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Nov 29

Orlando Magic, Harris and KaBoom! Team Up for Opening of Volunteer-Built Playground at Palm Bay’s Diamond Community School

Via the Orlando Magic: Thanks to the efforts of hundreds of volunteers, children at Diamond Community School have a great place to play. Representatives from Harris Corporation, the Orlando Magic, Diamond Community School and residents of the Palm Bay community will join children in celebrating the opening of the first KaBOOM! playground in Brevard County …

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Nov 25

Giving Back to the Central Florida Community on Thanksgiving

Via John Denton of Jameer Nelson vividly remembers a time as a child when his family often had trouble making ends meet and holiday meals weren’t quite so hearty while growing up in a rough part of Chester, Pa. So when Nelson got word that Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy was funding a …

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Nov 12

Orlando Magic Hosts Seats for Soldiers Night Presented by Harris Corporation for Tonight’s Game

Via the Orlando Magic: For the fifth year overall, the Orlando Magic and Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, have teamed up to honor military men, women and their families with Seats for Soldiers Night on Friday, November 12, 2010 at 7 p.m. when the Magic take on the Toronto Raptors. The …

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