On July 13, 2011, the Orlando Weekly hosted the annual “Best of Orlando 2011” event, bringing together the movers and shakers of the City Beautiful for a night of celebration at The Beacham in downtown Orlando.

This year they tallied a record 4,500 Best of Orlando Readers Poll ballots. Nominations included the “Best” of everything you can think of; from local restaurants to arts and entertainment. ¬†This year,¬†IDEAS UCF was awarded the “Best Student Activist Group” for the Local Color section of the Best of Orlando.

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A big congrats to the UCF Chapter for an amazing semester of accomplishments and a big shout out to Weekly editor and staff writer, Jeff Gore, for supporting us and our efforts to make Orlando a better, more sustainable place.

Let’s keep up the momentum!