March 26, 2019
Organizations that support music education, special needs dogs and breast cancer patients and survivors will be among the eight non-profit agencies featured on the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (LYNX) 2019-20 Public Service Bus.
Seminole County Commissioner and LYNX Chair Lee Constantine and LYNX Interim Chief Executive Officer James E. (Jim) Harrison will unveil the bus 11 a.m. April 10. The event will be held at the Cranes Roost Park Eddie Rose Amphitheater located at 274 Cranes Roost Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, FL, 32701.
All organizations will receive free exposure by having their logos placed on a LYNX bus traveling Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties for the next 12 months. Each winner was selected in a random drawing of 41 applicants with 501(c)(3) status and operate on budgets of less than $1.5 million annually.
LYNX 2019-20 Public Service Bus Contest Winners:
Central Care Mission of Orlando focuses on men’s life skills and measurable outcomes of employment, transportation, housing and finances.
HAPCO MUSIC Foundation provides educational programs for music and the arts in low-income Central Florida communities. They are based in Winter Garden.
Libby’s Legacy Breast Cancer Foundation provides comprehensive services to the underserved from diagnosis to survivorship ensuring no one fights alone.
MicheLee Puppets empowers lives through exciting, educational and entertaining issue-based productions. They are based in Orlando.
NextStep Orlando of Longwood provides both children and adults paralyzed and living with a spinal cord injury or neurological condition the opportunity to achieve their greatest recovery potential and an overall increased quality of life through an aggressive exercise based recovery program.
Poodle and Pooch Rescue is an organization focused on special needs and senior dogs. They are based in Orlando.
The Seminole Cultural Arts Council of Sanford serves to preserve the local, cultural and historic heritage in Seminole County.
Traveling Tutus in Kissimmee provides dance attire to underserved children around the world to instill confidence, self-expression and joy through the gift of dance.