ESU Central Florida Branch

A Message from the Branch President

The Central Florida Branch of the E-SU is the largest of the 70 Branches in the US.  We are based in Winter Park and our members live within approximately  30 miles radius.  Most of our members participate because of our emphasis on education programs directed to students in the local counties. 

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News And Events

Proposed Calendar of Events ESU 2015-2016

(As of May 24, 2015)

All events at The University Club – Winter Park except Dinner Meetings at The Winter Park Racquet Club
This is an advanced announcement – Programs/dates subject to change.

Monday, September 14, 2015— University Club of Winter Park
Speaker: Jerry Schiffhorst
Topic: "The Notorious Mitford Family"
3:30pm: Reception
4:00pm: Lecture
Program Leader: Dot Cline
Monday, October 19th, 2015— Winter Park Racquet Club
Dinner Meeting: John Sinclair, Choral Group
Program Leader: TBA
Monday, November 9, 2015- University Club of Winter Park
E SU Scholar's Reports
Our scholars who studied in the UK during the summer of 2015 will entertain us with
stories of their study experiences.
3:30pm; Refreshments
4:00pm: Reception
Program Leader: Reta Jackson
Monday, December 14, 2015- University Club of Winter Park
3:30pm: Refreshments
4:00pm: Christmas Party and Viewing of movie by Elliot Engel : "The Night Before the
Christmas Carol"
Program Leader: Diane Sandquist
Monday, (?) January 2016
Dinner Meeting
Date/time, place and topic TBA
Monday, February 8, 2016- University Club of Winter Park
E SU Scholar's Reception. E SU members meet with the E SU scholarship recipients
chosen to study in the summer of 2015.
3:30pm: Reception, Refreshments
4:00pm: Introduction and Speeches
Program Leader: Reta Jackson
Monday, February 29, 2016- University Club of Winter Park
Shakespeare Competition
4:00pm: Competition
5:00pm: Reception
5:30pm: Awards
Program Leader: Ginger Bryant
Monday,March 14, 2016 -University Club of Winter Park
Evelyn Wrench Speaker TBA
3:30pm: Reception
5:00pm: Lecture
Program Leader: TBA
Sunday, April 3, 2016 -University Club of Winter Park
Croquet Event
Program Leader: Elaine Barnes (back up Malcolm Frazier)
Monday, May 9, 2016- University Club of Winter Park
3:30pm: Reception
4:00pm: Lecture
Speaker: Elliot Engel
Topic: TBA
Program Leader: TBA
Annual Meeting


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The ESU celebrates English as a shared language to foster global understanding and good will by providing educational and cultural opportunities for students, educators, and members.

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