It is with great sorrow and yet glory we post the following as one of our family leaves us until another day.

Alan Whitlow
Friday, July 10th at 10:30am
St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church
526 N. Park Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789
Reception to follow

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

CFOA Family

Next Scheduled BOD meeting:
Sunday, July 12, at 2:00pm
Maitland’s Men’s Club

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Hall of Fame Banquet & Mike Goodspeed Family & Friends Weekend Update!

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Classroom and court training session information.

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Save The Date – July 10, 11 and 12 – FHSAA Basketball Clinic

We have coordinated with FHSAA to expand the number of officials that can attend the FHSAA Clinic.

The Clinic will be held from July 10 – July 12, 2015

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Central Florida Officials Association Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame Banquet
Fri., Aug. 7, 2015

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The Central Florida Officials Association was formed in 1947 to provide officials for interscholastic sport programs of Central Florida. There are nearly 300 officials in the CFOA that are certified by the Florida High School Athletics Association (FHSAA) and scheduled for games at various schools throughout Central Florida. The CFOA services schools located in the Orlando metropolitan area and within a geographic area surrounded by Volusia, Osceola, Seminole and Lake counties. Read more --»

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With Sympathy

Funeral Service for Allan Whitlow

The Funeral Service for Allan Whitlow will be held July 10th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. The address is 526 N. Park Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789. The reception will follow at the church.


Thank You

FHSAA Leadership Thank You to Members 2015

Just a quick note to say a “BIG THANK YOU” to our Volleyball officials (and others) that worked with the FHSAA Leadership Team to put together this year’s FHSAA Official Leadership Conference at Trinity Prep.

  • Elaine Dean
  • Greg Vanetta
  • Jemal Taylor
  • Julie Andrews
  • Julius Tharpe
  • Karen Seifer
  • Kent Lowe
  • Kevin Bowersox
  • Mary McCann
  • Mitch Fazzio
  • Roland Taylor
  • Sharon Gillespie
  • Sue Nadeau (Team Leader)
  • Tuesday Goodson

The overall program and set up was well received and I (we) appreciate your time, talent and dedication to not only your sport but the CFOA as a whole.

Thanks again,

Dick Pace

Dick Pace's Birthday Update

The great Dick Pace's health is deteriorating and we are not going to have his 87th birthday celebration Friday. He is now at Savannah Court in Room 118 on the skilled nursing side of the complex. Please try to go see him and wish him a Happy Birthday over the next few weeks.

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