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  • Santa Puts ‘Oh!’ in BrightStart Orlando

    A stormy Central Florida Wednesday could not keep away the holiday cheer – Mr. Kringle and his elves paid a visit to BrightStart Orlando! The always hospitality-ready Orlando crew, celebrating their annual holiday Pajama Day, laid out a cozy reception with treats and genuine holiday fireplace video in the lobby. (Yes, we know – pretty […]

  • BrightStart Winter Garden Wonderland

    Maybe it was just another Tuesday for most people – but for BrightStart Winter Garden, it was a big red deal! Santa Claus arrived with an army of elves for a visit with patients, their families and staff.  We’ll leave you to guess which of our gang loved the experience or those who weren’t quite […]

  • Halloween at BrightStart: Boo-yeah!

    You’re just in time for a treat – photos from our BrightStart Halloween 2019! BrightStart Sanford The day started with plenty of dancing and noise, and then on to the celebrations. First a parade around the Brio Business Center – for treats, and to see who might overheat first! Then it was back inside for […]

  • Little Pumpkins, Pumpkin Patch

    Our field trip Tuesday was twice as BrightStart! Patients from our Sanford and Winter Garden centers met for a romp through the pumpkin patch at the Club Lake Plantation Fall Festival in Apopka. Okay, that’s not accurate. We meant to say that the intent of the field trip was to romp through the pumpkin patch. It was a fantastic presentation of pumpkins – […]

  • Super Graduation Celebration

    Any Friday is a good day for having a super hero adventure! The crew at BrightStart Sanford are celebrating some graduates this month, a perfect time for a visit from our friends at the Guardians of Justice. Patients donned their favorite costumes – or mixes of them – to welcome a fun-filled visit from Spiderman, […]

  • Makin’ Some Waves at Makinson

    The coolest place to be this summer is with the BrightStart kids – and they made a real splash on their Wet Wednesday field trip to the Bob Makinson Aquatic Center. (Ah! Makin’ some waves … Makinson… see what we did there?) Wet Wednesdays are an original BrightStart summer staple, with various water activities taking place at […]

  • BrightStart at Make ‘m Smile 2019

    Yes, it’s pretty hot every year on the first Saturday in June – but the coolest kids and their families were at the Make ‘m Smile event at Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. The event is sponsored by Nathaniel’s Hope and draws tens of thousands of visitors. BrightStart Pediatrics has been part of this terrific […]

  • Orlando Super Friday 2019

    Super Friday! It’s BrightStart’s annual fun day of comic and movie fun with special guests and it was a cozy mashup of universes. Bringing smiles in a dash of red, white and blue was the first Avenger himself, Captain America. Shining a light of high-fives and imagination was Green Lantern. His sleek visor and powerful […]