Winter Garden, FL June 2021

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OUR TOWN

AUSTIN ARTHUR TALKS WITH FOUNDERS OF “WE ARE WINTER GARDEN”, MARC JABLON AND CHRIS CHAN.

the men behind “We Are Winter Garden” ARTICLE AUSTIN ARTHUR IF YOU LIVE IN OR VISIT WINTER GARDEN, YOU HAVE SEEN THE “WE ARE WINTER GARDEN” BRAND ALL AROUND THE CITY. The brand is completely about the Winter Garden Community, promoting and embracing everything the city is and has, from the World Famous Farmer's Market to the West Orange Trail. Since its inception, “We Are Winter Garden” has become a staple within the spirit of the community and has helped to bring the growing city together in new and modern ways. Between their mobile application, digital Winter Garden radio channel, and various Facebook groups, their reach is in the tens of thousands. Members on social media and downloads of their mobile application combine to boast nearly 90,000 accounts, all from the West Orange area. However, who is really behind this brand? I talked with two of the men largely responsible for this community blessing, Marc Jablon and Chris Chan. If you have been in the community, you have seen Chris and Patrick Bottinelli with their hoverboards or drones capturing beautiful imagery of our city on a regular basis. In community social media circles, Chris is a regular face that will pop on your screen, promoting or embracing something great about our city. If you have been in the business world inside our community, then you certainly have met Marc… for nearly twenty

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Winter Garden Lifestyle | June 2021