Tools of the Trade: Drug Stores

Tools of the Trade: Drug Stores

Throughout the month of June 2020 we will feature local businesses related to the new Tools of the Trade special exhibit now on display at the History Museum. The exhibit will run through October 12 and features the past tools and objects of various trades. The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Roberson’s Drug Store and Broadway Pharmacy Roberson’s Drug Store […]

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Lions Club supports education, vision, and downtown projects

Lions Club supports education, vision, and downtown projects

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month. Throughout the month we are featuring service organizations in Osceola County. Lions Club of Kissimmee When organized at a meeting on March 21, 1939, the Kissimmee Lions Club elected Robert W. Young Sr. as its first president. The official charter date was April 18, 1939, with a banquet held at the Arcade Hotel on April 26. It was the 64th […]

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Kiwanis Club has served community for 95 years

Kiwanis Club has served community for 95 years

April is National Volunteer Month. Throughout the month we will share articles about the history of service organizations in Osceola County. Kissimmee Kiwanis Club Organized in April of 1925 with 44 members, the Kissimmee Kiwanis Club held its charter presentation dinner on May 28, 1925, at Bostain’s Hotel, with Ben Bostain installed as the club’s first president. Comprised of business and professional men of the […]

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American Woman’s League offered music and books for residents

American Woman’s League offered music and books for residents

April is National Volunteer Month. Throughout the month we will share articles about the history of service organizations in Osceola County. American Woman’s League Edward Gardner Lewis, the publisher of two prominent women’s magazines, established the American Woman’s League (A.W.L.) in 1907 after the U.S. Postal Service told him the magazines didn’t qualify for lower postal rates due to being mostly advertising. The A.W.L. served […]

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