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Florida Hospital East Orlando will nearly dou ble the size of its emergency department (ED) over the next two years and will add 40 more patient rooms to its hospital in the next year. With a record 78,000 patients moving through the ED last year and the department being on track to see more than 81,000 by this years end, the need for more space has never been greater. The ED will jump from 36 exam rooms in 24,000 square feet to 65 exam rooms in 51,000 square feet. since it was built in 2000. cant wait times longer than what we would cer tainly like, said Mike Thompson, Florida Hospi tal East Orlando administrator and vice president. At age 4, Kirk KJ McCall pored over his fathers human anatomy book, which to him looked like a coloring book. When he got a little older, he wanted to examine the remnants inside his sisters tis sues after she was diagnosed with al lergies to see if he could help. When she had an ear in fection, he wanted to peer inside her ear to see what it looked like. Years later, while watching ESPN in his bedroom in Eastwood, 17-yearhim a four-year, paid internship to partici pate in cardiovascular research at East Or landos Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute. He sat on his bed stunned until his father came into the room, asking who was on the phone. asked. I was shocked, KJ answered. His reaction was similar to the one he experienced after opening a package from Xavier University of Louisiana a few weeks ago, which told him he had earned a $100,000 scholarship a full ride to the university where be plans to dual major in biology and music performance. While hes excited to step onto the New Orleans campus, KJ is most excited about the hands-on experience hell get each sum mer at the Sanford Burnham Institute. The things well be doing will be in text Work in store for Bithlo bridge ... 7 Business of the Month ........... 7 ....... 9 .................. 13 ........ 18 food collection 10 Meet the community 5 medicine. October. East hospital all grown up MEGAN STOKES AND DAVE CARRIERE After the expansion, the hospital HOSPITAL Florida Hospital East to double the size of its emergency department 1961 1990 2000 2009 2010 Playing a new tune MEGAN STOKES KJ McCall plans to double KJ Eastwood teen gets full ride to college, plans medical career

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Page 2 The Supreme Court in East Orlando Thursday, July 12th through Sunday, July 15th Park Avenue and d H H annibal al S S quare P a rk Av e n u e a n d d H b a ni b a n n a l S a qua r e stores offering merchandise from o r es offering m me r an ch a 50-75% f r m o m o n d dis se f O m f r m om o e f FFFor more information, visit winterpark.org or call 407.644.8281Please see participating stores for details. DOWNTOWN WINTER PARK Sale sidewalk Based on the current debt situation in the United States, many preand post-retirees have become concerned about their Social Security benet. Receiving that continuous in come stream is the foundation of a retirement income plan. To make sure that you maximize your Social Security benet, it is important to know the an swers to these questions. r fntbb ff fr n rf n n CALL US TODAY FOR A COPY OF Your Guide to Social Security Bob@aSafeHarbor.com | ASafeHarbor.com(407) 644-6646 Learn more visit www.ss.vip2site.com *A Safe Harbor LLC is in no way afliated with the Social Security Administration. It isnt often that decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court directly Certainly, the Courts most momentous decisions have had an impact on all Americans and that includes us here in East Orlando, but relatively few have had as much direct impact as the recent one. We here in East Orlando are blessed with an enormous oppor tunity. That opportunity is still in the developing stage, but by the time our youngest children are ready to enter adulthood, it will be Im talking about the way the Courts decision to pass health care awkwardly named development in Lake Nona that includes a major medical research facility, a hospital and the new University of Central Florida College of Medicine. These three facilities are already changing the way we live now. Look at the improvements to Ala faya Trail. They likely would not be under way but for the develop ment of Medical City. Better yet, look at Orlando International Airports new plan to break ground next year on a $470 million expansion with a train depot and parking garage that might lead to a new $1 billion terminal. Ive not seen the planned documents, but you can bet next references to Medical City in the rationale. And theres more. As Medical City generates wellpaid professional jobs (opportuni ties for our children) they in turn will generate demand for more and better schools to help educate and train workers not only doctors and research scientists but many more transcriptionists, phlebotomists, physical therapists, receptionists and about as many ists as you can name. And they in turn will generate demand for recreational facili ties, restaurants, shopping, even farmers markets, parks and nature trails. Theyll also generate more tax revenues (instead of higher taxes), which will help pay for public services, like those schools, parks, nature trails and maybe a mass transit link that will take us to pedestrian-friendly stations in downtown Orlando, Winter Park and even Tampa or Miami. It certainly is. But it is not unre alistic. For you pessimists who are reading this, feel free to worry noisy kids, crime rates and the like, but in fact we can and will elect leaders who can manage these issues before they become burden some. Thats up to us. If optimism means I have faith in human be ings to do what is best for them selves, I plead guilty as charged. The foundation is laid. The Supreme Court has issued its rul ing on health care reform in the problems and build a better future for our kids, and theirs as well. We have a lot of work to do. The Courts decision to pass health care reform will affect Medical City As Medical City generates wellpaid professional jobs, they in turn will generate demand for more and better schools

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Page 3 Community News EOSun.com Two real estate tycoons say the suc cess of the Avalon Park community can be boiled down to one shared characteristic. We are Swiss! said Beat Kahli, presi dent and CEO of Avalon Park Group, which developed the community. Thats why Avalon Park works, said Urs Gribi, managing director for Swiss de Association president. Its like the village life. You have all the people together and they are really coming to live together and share their interests. Gribi and Kahli have sealed a deal that will add a 92-unit, four-story mixed-use building near Tanja King Park by spring 2013. There have been talks with several Kahli, who has lived in the U.S. for 20 years, and Gribi, who lives and works in Switzerland, have teamed up to bring the best of both worlds to the community, mak ing a global village tailored to American tastes. In the beginning, experts told Kahlil it couldnt work. Then I said, Wait a moment! Most of the world is very similar to Avalon, Kahli said. Theres usually about 10,000-20,000 people with a little village center. The multi-use unit is part of a larger $39 million deal that will not only bring a little more Swiss style to Avalon, itll also bring a little Avalon to Switzerland. APG traded the ownership of Avalon Parks Keith A. the 1.8-acre property the housing units will be built on to make APG co-owner of sitEX Properties AG in Switzerland. Gribi will also join APG in developing the 1,800-acre Avalon Park West, which is located about 30 minutes north of Tampa in Pasco County. Kahli said both groups invested more than $10 million to make start. Bringing the community closer This new building is the next step in lage. While another high-rise apartment complex might seem like a move towards a bigger city feel, one of its features could connect the community even more. That feature is handicapped accessible to accommodate people graduating from the rehab center nearby. When those people learn to function again they still need some accommoda is something we want to accommodate, Kahli said. The rehab center, NeuroRestorative, treats many patients who need handi capped-accessible living quarters once they are discharged. Patti Dorrell, the program director for NeuroRestorative, says that these apartments could meet those needs. cessible apartments, she said. Sometimes in a good area, so having them right here in Avalon Park is really great. International appeal This sense of tight-knit community that tracted Gribi to the area. The town center captured his attention. He confesses with a smile that he especially enjoys Margaritas Grill. My favorite place is the Mexican res taurant, Gribi said. As an international investor, Gribi says that investments need to tell a good story. The new apartments and the medical plaza make a story that Gribi and his company wanted to be a part of. The medical building is a piece of that story, Gribi said. And I think with the apartment building coming soon, they have a very close future. To be part of de veloping this is a good story and I think its a very good product. Florida Hospital Medical Group Proudly Welcomes Dr. Melissa Hartman 3701 Avalon Park West Blvd., Suite 205, Orlando, Florida 32825Melissa Hartman, DO is a board-certied family physician, serving the Avalon Park community. She is dedicated to patient-focused, comprehensive care to patients age 13 and older, fellowship trained in womens health with special interests in contraceptive management, menopause, osteoporosis, pelvic pain and other gynecological disorders.Opening July 16th, 2012. Call 407.306.0982 for appointments. FPMG-12-8243 Deal makes Avalon Park more Swiss JORDAN KEYES Beat Kahli and Urs Gribi More housing and possibly church space is on its way in Avalon Park thanks to two international developers

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Page 4 Community News EOSun.com Dr. Dale Birenbaum, who over sees the ED, said patients who ex perience shorter wait times tend to get better care, especially for patients with time-sensitive con ditions, such as a stroke where theres only a threeto four-hour treatment window. You have to be responsive to the communitys needs and the people in need who may not have access to care elsewhere, he said. Were the safety net to provide care to patients, so you want to have the services and availability to help the patients in any way that you can. We want to decrease the door-to-doctor time. Orange County District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thomp son said having a good hospital in the community is a lot like hav ing good schools in the commu nity they increase the quality of life and raise property values. Without a good hospital you have nothing, she said. Hospi tals are a stakeholder in the com munity. You want your doctor to be close to you its an im portant building block to a good community to have all these dif ferent services. But its not just about growing more tranquil design to help pa tients relax. Emergency vehicles back of the new ED, away from the patients who are still in need of emergency care but are not in quite as serious a condition. Were creating an environ ment for those who need acute care but also for those who are walking in sick who need help, Mike Thompson said. We recog nize that if we can create an en vironment thats more alleviating of stress, we can care for the pa tient in a better way. We want to create a new environment thats more calming and better address es the whole person, the feelings of the person. The ED expansion will be built to the east of the current building, taking up some of the parking lot. opened, the existing building will be renovated so hospital func tions are not disturbed. There could also be a dedicat ed pediatric space in the ED. Obviously when a child gets ill and comes into a large emergency department, its very overwhelming. Were working really hard to include a more kidfriendly space that will help us provide better care, Birenbaum said. Technology at the hospital will also improve with the expansion. Imaging equipment needed in emergencies, such as CAT scans, will be moved from other parts of the hospital to the ED. More than 90 percent of Flor ida Hospital East admissions come through the ED, so with improvements to emergency care comes the addition of 40 new rooms to the hospitals patient tower and specialty care. So far, the hospital has added two orthopedic surgeons, a urol ogy surgeon, a colorectal surgeon and an andrology department for male infertility with the only in the region. They also recently added one of the most renowned hand specialists in the region Dr. Brian Leung, who works with the Orlando Philharmonic Or chestra. People think were just an emergency department, and it was that for a long time, but its turned into so much more than that, said Natalia Cabrero, Flori da Hospitals community liaison. Maria Rodammer, an Avalon Park resident, said her father was recently diagnosed with diabetes and is thankful that all the spe cialists he needs are nearby. As a real estate agent in the area, shes also optimistic that the expansion will help the local economy. Anything we can do as far as going to attract new residents, new business and its going to create new jobs, she said. That, paired with the Medical City (in Lake Nona), is going to have ev eryone wanting to live here. I just think its so powerful. Mike Thompson said people can not only take comfort in the fact that they wont have to leave East Orlando to get specialty care but it should also give the com munity a sense of pride. Before, patients had to go downtown or to one of the larger facilities, he said. Theres a cer tain comfort level that those ser vices are immediately available to you in your community. The extra rooms will come in handy during the hospitals busy the patient tower can reach 100 percent capacity. You combine [seasonality] with the surgical specialties weve added, and you see the very high occupancy (more than 80 percent) that weve had over the last six to eight months, Thompson said. When people are sick, we see that as our opportunity to be able to meet that need and more and more we are having the ability to meet the communitys need at a higher level. Subscribe now with thisEXCLUSIVE LIMITED TIME OFFERONLY TWO MORE ISSUES OF FREE HOME DELIVERY www.EOSun.com12F10Name Street address City State Zip E-mail Phone Start my subscription now! Your community connection since 1995 June 1 July 5, 2012 After 12 years of feeding the homeless, four years of working es through the mobile Samaritan Four years ago, Donna lessness manager for Orange two grants totaling $1 million that with the grant funding we here has seen that has not been I hate to be inhumane, but Some days I go out by myself and think Calendar .................... 12 Aladdin Coloring Contest ...... 15 ..... 16 Cooking column, recipe ........ 18 New Pet Life column .......... 19 Dad starts support group for parents with special-needs kids 9 out players shine after going far in season play8East scored well on FCAT MEGAN STOKESSun Staff Elementary fourth-graders and heard about the new testing st an I know that we were feeling we feel like we are always right on Please see GRADES on page 6 MEGAN STOKESSun Staff Entering the 9,515-acre Hal Scott Please see HAL SCOTT on page 4 Commissioners approve homeless center MEGAN STOKESSun Staff Pending closing, Please see HOMELESS on page 4Accessing nature Other trail projects planned for East Orlando All of these trails are planned to interconnect. Your community connection since 1995 April 6 May 3, 2012 enant Church Paulines hus So when Charles went to the Orange County auction house, If someone saw me they She was a connector for east Or of her actions are still far reaching Update on homeless center 6 Disabled athlete shines 7 Kid touts skating to school 16 Kids Quotes 21 22 Local studio gets trained to pass on yoga healing to disabled 20 Get a list of local camps for your little ones9Trayvon case poses questions for HOAsBank helps church in crisis MEGAN STOKESSun Staff SARAH WILSONSun Staff JORDAN KEYESSun Staff back from bank and they ght to keep it puts spotlight on neighborhood security methods Winterbottom, above middle, forged connections in her personal and HOA on p age 5 Community loses core connector honor from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on ture a silent auction, with proceeds TRIBUTE o n page 5 CHURCH on pa ge 4 Pastor Charles Baxter stands 12 ISSUESFOR ONLY $10Serving the diverse, populous areas of Waterford Lakes, Avalon Park, Eastwood and Stoneybrook, the East Orlando Sun not only alerts residents to whats happening right outside their front doors, but also delivers news that strengthens community connections. In the age of 24/7 global media, engaged citizens turn to the East Orlando Sun to get the news they cant get anywhere else and gain further insight into the topics and trends that aect them directly. With every issue, the East Orlando Sun provides residents with consistent coverage of the areas biggest stories and hottest topics all through the eyes of an engaged community advocate that understands the specic nuances and unique personality of the area.Contact Tracy Cra to start a subscription! phone: 407-515-2605 fax: 407-563-7099 email: tcra@ turnstilemediagroup.com or mail form to: Turnstile Media Group 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835 C HOSPITAL The emergency department

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Page 5 Community News EOSun.com The County Commissioner District 5 seat is up for grabs a seat that represents parts of east Orange County, including the University of Central Florida, Lake Pickett, Chuluota, Bithlo, munities. Ted Edwards, who currently occupies the seat, won the straw poll at the East Side Regional Hob Nob event on June 26 with 141 votes against his sole oppo nent Gina Duncan, who gathered 76 votes. That was very gratifying, Edwards said. Were just hoping to continue to have the support of the voters in east Orange County for the work weve been doing. Edwards said if elected, his focus in east Orange County will be roads hes been working to push the widening of State Road 50 from Dean Road to Old Cheney Highway forward and is now promoting the widening from Old Cheney to State Road 520. He said his other big issues are job creation, public safety with a focus on the recent spike in property crimes, the prohibi tion of simulated gambling and getting more services to the Bith water, if its wanted. The majority of residents didnt want public water 10 years ago when we last looked at it, but I think we need to take another look now, he said. Not every one wants to have city water and pay monthly water bills. But his opponent said the com missioner has not done enough for Bithlo during his tenure. Dun can has began working with Tim McKinney, a long-time advocate for the community, and said the fact that the housing, environ mental and transportation condi tions are still subpar in Bithlo is evidence that new leadership is needed. What strikes me is my op years and Bithlo is still neglect ed, she said. Shes begun work with Habi tat for Humanity and local mu nicipalities to plan ways to get better housing into the commu nity. Duncan said she was able to collect the 1,100 signatures needed to qualify as a candidate in less than 90 days because of her message, which revolves around bringing government to the people something she said resonates in east Orange County, which is far from downtown Or Watch the mail for your new voting information. Orange County has new precincts and new polling place locations as a result of the 2012 redistricting process.Need to register to vote? Need to update an existing registration record name, address, party afliation or signature? Complete an application online at www.ocfelections.com. (Per 98.077)Orange County Supervisor of Elections BE READY TO VOTE IN 2012! If what you thought to be true about money turned out NOT to be true, when would you want to know?www.OrlandoMoneyMastersPRS.com Volunteering Today Could Mean Medical Breakthroughs TomorrowYour participation in a research study for an investigational medication could help benet millions of people.Covance is looking for: Call: Visit: TestWithTheBest.comIndividuals appearing in this advertisement are models. Research Unit Inc. 8252-273 Daytona Print 23APR2012 East Orlando Sun Straw poll outcomes from the two counties. Congressional District 7 Congressional District 8 Congressional District 9 Florida Senate District 13 Florida Senate District 50 Orange County Commissioner District 3 Orange County Commissioner District 5 MEGAN STOKES Candidates vie for east seats Several East Orlando residents HOB NOB

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Page 6 Community News EOSun.com IN JUST 10 SATURDAYS Dental Assistant Open House August 25, 2012 Class Starts September 15, 2012 Rsvp at rsvp@mygodas.com Driveways, Patios, Pool Decks Epoxy Garage Floors Email: Decorative Concrete Decorative Concrete with this ad Correction In the story East scored well on FCAT, which ran in the June 1-July 5 issue of the Sun, it was reported that 82 percent of Stone Lakes Elementary fourth-graders scored a 4 on the FCAT or higher when it was actually 52 percent. the 82 percent of the students who scored a 3.5 or higher on the FCAT. books 10 years from now. Were really paving the way for medical education, said the teen, dressed in a 2011 band T-shirt and basket phone. KJ said he wants to have an im pact on peoples lives and surgery is the most direct way to do that. get more direct than that, he said. is Evan Campbell, a family friend in Ohio who, at age 16, was in a roll-over car crash that left him a quadriplegic from a fractured neck and a severe spinal cord in jury. The crash happened in 2010 and with intense physcial therapy, Evan has been vastly improving, getting stronger every day and slowly gaining back some of his independence. For him, being able to keep his body upright in a car when the driver brakes abruptly is a huge accomplishment. KJ is happy for his friends progress but said that no one should have their lives taken away like that after a car crash, and hes going to be a part of the medical community that will make sure that in the future, no one does. He and I are really similar and seeing how active he was and then seeing everything taken away, I wouldnt want anyone to go through what hes gone through, KJ said, his eyes nar rowing. It got me thinking that I dont want anyone to have to deal with those issues. Last year, KJ and his family and friends organized a garage sale and raised $5,000, which helped alleviate some of Evans treatment costs. For someone to take all that time out for me even when hes so many miles away, it shows a lot of character, Evan said about KJ. KJ and his family didnt stop the day of the sale. They contin ued to collect items and sell them online through December of last year. The idea that giving back is a duty, not a choice, is ingrained in the whole family. In fact, they and several other families host a giveaway every Christmas Eve in an impoverished community in west Orlando. Its important to give back, a good feeling to have an impact on someones life, to put a smile on someones face. You cant beat that, KJ said. Now the family is planning an other garage sale, collecting furni ture and other items with a goal to make this event even better than last years. He said Evan not only inspires him professionally, his positive attitude is infectious too. Hes always been positive. Even right after the accident he was joking around, trying to keep everyone around him happy, KJ said. All that hes been through meanor. We deal with little prob lems on a day-to-day basis and let it tear us down. He plans to summon Evans positive energy if he gets too overwhelmed with the 20-hour course load he plans to take on each semester at Xavier a plan able to handle. Sandra McCall said her son has always been determined, a trait thats most evident in his music. When he started playing the saxo he would practice a single note over and over again until he got it right. He continued playing through high school and will play at Xavi er through his double major. We never told him to prac tice. I would tell him, You have to go to sleep because he would practice until he got it perfect. Im going to miss the sound of him working hard, she said about him leaving for college. Some of that motivation also comes from an intense yet play ful competition between KJ and his father, Kirk. Theyre very simi lar: Kirk was accepted into medi cal school but went into nuclear pharmacy. He also played the saxophone in high school and col lege and said KJ keeps suggesting Fortunately for him, I havent taken him up on any of his chal lenges, Kirk said through a smile. Hes in the works so Im trying to elevate his game. Despite their competitiveness, Kirk is quick to compliment his sons talent and intelligence. As a parent, its always grati fying to see your child show an in terest in anything. You want them to be happy. This is an opportu nity to make some huge contribu tions to the community. Were re ally proud of him, he said. C KJ lando where the Commission meets. I plan to host a town hall meeting once a month in all areas of the district. They should know their commissioner, said the retired banker whos now a silent partner in a travel business. While Orange County District 5s boundaries stayed largely the same, a slew of new state and federal districts has changed the political map in east Orange County, with districts moving and putting some old faces in the running for new seats. The ballots themselves may look familiar and the process of checking boxes may be the same, but the district numbers next to the candidates and whos repre senting which parts of our cities, ent. The new U.S. House District 7 was formed by the melding of some of U.S. House District 24, currently represented by east Orange County resident Sandy Adams, into some of the old Dis trict 7, represented by Orange County resident John Mica. The new District 7 spans all of Semi nole County, some of east Orange County, including Bithlo, Mait land and sections of Winter Park. The two Republican incumbents will face each other in the prima ry election on Aug. 14. In November, theyll face the winner of the Democratic pri mary between Jason Kendall and Nicholas Ruiz, and the inde pendent write-in candidate Fred Marra. None of those three cur Another political hopeful liv ing in East Orlando is Sean Ash by, an Avalon Park resident who teaches at Timber Creek High School and is running for Florida Senate District 50. He said his experience in the classroom has made him a better public speaker on the campaign trail. Its even given his students with interest in local government some cam paign experience. I teach American govern ment, law studies and econom ics. Some of my students have pitched in and helped me with the campaign, which has been great, he said. Another East Orlando resident Pena, who lives in the Lake Pick ett area. While campaigning for Florida House District 49, Pena said the biggest concerns hes head from voters is about jobs and the economy and the state of education in Florida. I plan to work with small business incubators to give peo ple a start who have great ideas, he said. thing Im going to do in Tallahas see is take a hard look at FCAT and make sure its helping our students learn better. We need to invest in education in this state. C HOB NOB Orange County District 5 Commissioner Ted Edwards, www.ocfelections.com. On Even right after the accident he was joking around, trying to keep everyone around him happy. KJ McCall

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Page 7 Community News EOSun.com hit Jacob Hyers with enough force to make him sway toward the rail of the bridge Womp! The 19-year-old from Bithlo said he walks the State Road 50 bridge just east of Avalon Park Boulevard on a regular basis but still, its unnerving. Its really dangerous. I always feel like I might get hit, Hyers said, crossing the bridge after vis iting a friend. Theres no other place to cross. Theres a swamp down there you cant cross, he said pointing to the Econlockhatchee River below the bridge. The state is researching tempo rary methods to make the bridge safer and should have a plan in the next few months, said Gene Ferguson, Florida Department of Transportations MetroPlan Or lando liaison. He said the most promising solution seems to be adding a platform onto the side of the ex isting bridge for pedestrians. This would likely not require obtaining any right of way or permits and the estimated construction time is one year. Ferguson said hes not sure how long it would take to design. The bridge, which is a fourlane road with about a foot-wide shoulder, isnt currently set for a makeover until 2018 when the state plans to add one lane in each direction to S.R. 50 from Old Cheney Highway to State Road 520. Old Cheney Highway to S.R. 520 is on the MPO-prioritized project list ranked No. 10, which means there are nine projects ahead of it, Ferguson said. Over $300 million is needed for those nine other projects. In a good year, al projects but with the way gov ernment budgets are these days, its kind of hard to project. lumping permanent bridge work into the larger plan to widen S.R. 50 to six lanes from Dean Road to Old Cheney Highway which is just shy of the bridge. That proj ect, carrying an estimated price tag of $54 million, will go out to bid in July 2013 with construc tion likely to start in October. Fer guson said a project of that scale usually takes about two years to complete. The bridge is not a part of the project. Its not something you can just throw out and do at the same time as this road project, he said. He said a permanent solution to that bridge would take one to two years to design and would likely require obtaining right of way and permits. The soonest we could do things there would be three years roughly and it could be longer. In the political crossre The bridge caught the atten tion of Congressman John Mica, who went out to visit the bridge, only walking a few feet out once he saw the conditions there, and of his challenger, Congresswoman Sandy Adams, who said she trav els the bridge by car on a regular basis as an east Orange County to not only see people crossing it on foot and bicycle but also by skateboard. Standing on the bridge with tousled hair from a trailer truck that had just roared by, Congress man John Mica said last month that hes putting his foot down. Ive driven over this bridge several times but standing on it, I never realized how serious this is to pedestrian safety, he said. This bridge has to be made a top priority. Tim McKinney, United Global Outreach executive vice presi dent, who has been lobbying lo do something about the bridge and Bithlos many other trans portation needs since he started advocating for the community in residents most because of a lack of public and private transportation. Many Bithlo residents must travel by foot. Orange County District 5 Com missioner Ted Edwards, whose seat is also being contested this election year, said hes surprised considering the amenities in Chu luota, which is between Bithlo and the bridge. He agreed that the bridge is antiquated and due for restructuring. Its certainly an old bridge. Its been there since 1948, and the last time they added two more lanes to it was in he said. Thats the condition its been in for years. My concern is more the entire widening of 50 in east Or ange County, which was delayed due to budgetary cuts. His opponent for District 5, Gina Duncan, said Edwards atti tion of how hes handled Bithlo is sues in the past. But Edwards said the bridge isnt even in Bithlo and therefore is not a Bithlo issue. The commissioner is from Winter Park and the bridges in that part of town are not the kind of bridge thats over the Econ there, Duncan said. Business Month of the Rotary Co-sponsored by the Rotary Club of Avalon Park, the East Orlando Sun and Pinnacle Awards & Promotions, the Rotary Business of the Month recognizes East Orlando businesses and organizations that are actively involved in their communities and embody the motto of Rotary: Service above self. Winners receive a plaque, a free advertisement in the Sun and a spot in the Downtown Avalon Park Discount Card, which serves all of East Orlando. Nominate a business at facebook.com/avalonparkrotary. Orlando School of Music Solutions for dangerous Bithlo bridge MEGAN STOKES Jacob Hyers said this dangerous Political heat gets ball rolling on bridge heavily used by Bithlo Ive driven over this bridge several times, but standing on it I never realized how serious this is to pedestrian safety, Mica said. This bridge has to be made a top priority.

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Page 8 Community News EOSun.com This year the March of Dimes Central Florida Division will honor nurses, the unsung heroes of healthcare, by hosting its rst-ever Nurse of the Year awards. Kicking off with nomination process on July 2nd, co-workers, supervisors, and other health professionals can nominate registered nurses, nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, and licensed practical nurses. Self-nominations are also encouraged. The nursing profession has played a key role in the history and success of the March of Dimes dating back to our founding in 1938. March of Dimes salutes and recognizes nurses in their leadership and service in the health care community The Nurse of the Year awards will be presented in 15 categories during an evening celebration at the Walt Disney World Dolphin and Swan Resort on Saturday, November 10, 2012. Nurses who work in Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties who demonstrate excellence in providing care, comfort, and support to patients can be nominated in the following categories: Advance Practice Clinical Nurse Specialist, Certied Nurse Midwife, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthetist or Nurse Psychotherapist Clinical / Academic Education Made signicant contributions in clinical nurse education, professional development, and have advanced research, theory generation and the development of nurses at entry level, graduate level and doctoral Community / Mental Health / Ambulatory Care Public health, clinic, ofce and other ambulatory care settings and/ or school health, transplant coordinators, mental health, parish and correctional nursing. Critical Care / Surgical Services Special procedures, Perioperative, Preoperative, Interventional radiology, Day surgery, Catha Lab, OR, PTCA,PACU, OR, NICU, PICU and Endoscopy. Emergency / Trauma Flight, ambulance, pre-hospital, and telephone triage, pediatric ER and ER Hospice / Home Health / Palliative Care Inpatient/ outpatient hospice settings, nursing homes, health care settings, specialty long term acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and acute rehabilitation Leadership / Executive An entrepreneur, researcher, consultant, CNE, CNO, VP, Administrative Director or Department Director Leadership / Managers Demonstrate exceptional leadership in management in patient care, including general medical/ surgical or specialty unit areas that function in staff leadership roles. Medical / Surgical Nurse who is dependent upon specialty for either category; medical, surgical, orthopedics, neurological, renal, respiratory, cardiovascular, adult and pediatric Pediatric / Adolescent Health Nursery, general pediatric units, pediatric clinics, pediatric oncology Quality / Risk and Case Management / Care Coordination Nurse advocate for patient admissions to specialty units/ programs, perform assessments, performance improvement, quality management, risk management, informatics, patient advocate and patient safety Rising Star Nurse who within the rst 2 years of practice exemplify outstanding caring, leadership and professionalism Student Nurse / undergraduate Student enrolled in a nursing preparatory program showing great promise Student Nurse / graduate Student enrolled in a graduate nursing program or nurse enrolled in a graduate program in a related discipline (e.g., MPH) showing great promise. To nominate a nurse, visit marchofdimes.com/orida and complete the nomination form. The deadline for nominations is September 3, 2012. After a nomination is received, an application packet will be sent to the nominee for completion. The Selection Committee will review blinded applications and reserve the right to consolidate or change categories without notice. The Nurse of the Year is sponsored by FloridaMD, East Orlando Sun, Seminole Voice, Winter Park/Maitland Observer and Baldwin Park Living Magazine. For additional information on the event, please contact Angela Alexander at 305-4771192 or aaalexander@marchofdimes.com. Mike & Mary Kranz The Kranz TeamKeller Williams Advantage Group407-716-6614mikemary@mindspring.com www.kranzteam.com Short Sale Certied High Integrity Strong Negotiators Superior Customer Service Serving our Waterford Area neighbors since 1995For all of your Real Estate needs contact: Cuts at Space Coast hit home in East Orlando DAVE CARRIERE Sun Staff Steve Walker knew for months PHOTO BY DAVE CARRIERE UCF Engineering Professor Xun Gongs space project earned an $80,000 grant. Funding for the Florida Space Institute is provided by the University of Central Florida, as well as grants generated by institute members whose proposals have been accepted by agencies such as NASA, the Department of Defense and the National Science Foundation. It was founded by UCF and moved from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral to UCFs Research Park during the last week of June.

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Page 9 Sports EOSun.com Vote August 14thABOUT JOSE BUSINESS BACKGROUND LEGAL BACKGROUND EDUCATION I will treat everyone with Dignity and Respect! Jose Torroella for Circuit JudgeE R F A IPol. Ad paid for and approved by Jose Torroella for Judge campaign,nonpartisan,Orange & Osceola counties,group 27Visit www.JoseForJudge.com Family strong ALICIA ROSE DELGALLO Sun Staff PHOTO BY ALICIA ROSE DELGALLO Tito Rodriquez was named All-Academic athlete for the East Metro Conference for his stellar grades.

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Page 10 Lifestyle EOSun.com e 20th Annual March of Dimes Mudd Volleyball Challenge is set for Saturday, August, 2012 at the Lee Vista Field. Gatesopen at 7am and play begins at 9am. To register, visit mudvb.com and click the Register Button, or call 321-274-8676 for more information. marchofdimes.com/orida Play in the healthier babiesMudd for stronger, Waterford CAN marks rst year DAVE CARRIERE Sun Staff PHOTO BY DAVE CARRIERE Volunteers at Woodbury Presbyterian Church give food to hundreds of hungry people each week. Waterford CAN collects donations on the rst Saturday of each month from every neighborhood in Waterford Lakes. Donations can also be left at the Waterford Lakes Community Association ofce at 453 Mark Twain Blvd., Orlando. For more information about what and how to donate, call Jamie Rodriguez at 407-380-3803 or email jamie.rodriguez@mywaterfordlakes. org

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Page 12 Lifestyle EOSun.com 2012 Curry Ford Road Orlando, FL 32806 407.895.7075License # CAC1816227 Air & Heat Services:Same day repair services $79.95 annual maintenance programs Low price system replacements/ upgrades Ductwork replacement/repairs Insulation Indoor air quality Financing available 10% discount when you mention this ad OF CENTRAL FLORIDA CELEBRATING OVER 25 YEARS SERVING YOUR COMMUNITYBernard S. Zeffren, MD Eugene F. Schwartz, MD Winnie Whidden, MSN, ARNP-CVoted Best Doctors of Central FL, Orlando Magazine for 7 consecutive yearsDiplomates American Board of Allergy and Immunology www.orlandoallergy.com250 N. Alafaya Trail Ste 130 Orlando, FL 32825407-380-7991 Evening hours available7560 Ste. 2064 Oviedo, FL 32765407-366-7387 Calendar JULY There will be free adult dance classes during the week of July 9-13 at Avalon Dance, 12001 Avalon Lake Drive, Orlando. Classes include dance conditioning, adult ballet, modern/jazz and hip-hop. For more information, visit avalondance.net or call 407380-3444. The studio will also offer a musical theater camp from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 9-13. The camp costs $155, and registration is required. For more information, visit avalondance.net or call 407-380-3444. Avalon Park resident Tina Culbreth will participate in the Susan G. Ko men 3-Day walk beginning July 27 in Boston to raise money to help nd a cure for breast cancer in honor of her best friend who lost her battle with the disease. Culbreth has com mitted to walk the full 60 miles and has agreed to raise a minimum of $2,300. To support Culbreth and her goal, nd her page on www.the3day. org or call 800-996-3329. JULY 8 Food Truck Crazy will return to Oviedo from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, July 8 at the Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd., Oviedo. The event will feature 20 affordable gourmet food trucks, ve of which will be making their rst appearance at Food Truck Crazy. Parents are encouraged to bring their families to the safe, kid-friendly event. Patrons can also bring tables and chairs. The Florida Flight basketball team, East Orlandos semi-pro team, will play the Tampa Bay Rebels at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 8 at Avalon Middle School, 13914 Mailer Blvd., Orlando. Tickets can be purchased on game day for $10. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit ighthoops. com or call 407-592-9841. JULY 11 A free screening of the childrens lm Meet the Robinsons will be shown at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 11 at Avalon Church, 13460 Tanja King Blvd., Orlando. All children are wel come with an adult chaperone. For more information about Free Movie Wednesdays, visit www.avalonchurch. org JULY 12 Avalon Park Accounting will host a small-business social from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, July 12 at Margaritas Grill, 3891 E. Avalon Park Blvd., Orlando. Small-business owners and self-employed professionals of East Orlando can meet and network, and APA will introduce its Smart Start-Up program. There will be drink specials all night for guests. For more informa tion or to RSVP, call 321-221-0175. JULY 14 There will be a debate for 9th Congressional District candi dates from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14 at Avalon Church, 13460 Tanja King Blvd., Orlando. For more information, email npwagner001@ gmail.com Florida Flight plays the Palm Beach Titans at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 14 at Avalon Middle School, 13914 Mailer Blvd., Orlando. Tickets can be purchased on game day for $10. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit ighthoops.com or call 407-592-9841. JULY 18 A free screening of the childrens lm Tangled will be shown at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 18 at Avalon Church, 13460 Tanja King Blvd., Or lando. All children are welcome with an adult chaperone. For more infor mation about Free Movie Wednes days, visit www.avalonchurch.org JULY 19 A Career and Wellness Expo will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 19 at Florida Technical College, 12900 Challenger Pkwy., Orlando. The expo will include employers, job opportuni ties, food and refreshments, giveaways and a childrens area with activities. Children can receive a free back-toschool physical exam. The East Orlando Chamber of Com merce will host their bi-monthly Coffee Club, a networking event that attracts 50-80 people from East Orlando, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 19 at Fairwinds Credit Union, 3087 N. Alafaya Trail, Orlando. The speaker will be Dan Richards talking about Dreamscaping. For more information, contact Gege at 407-277-5951 or gege@eocc.org JULY 21 Orange Countys 18th annual Community Conference is from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Orange County Renaissance Senior Center, 3800 S. Econlock hatchee Trail, Orlando. There will be educational workshops about Orange County services, opportunities to share new ideas for preserving and enhancing the quality of life in county neighborhoods and a crime preven tion workshop by Deputy Stanley Murray of the Orange County Sher iffs Department. A light breakfast and lunch are included with admission. Registration is $10 in advance and $15 at the door. For more informa tion, call 407-836-5606 or visit www. oc.net JULY 28 Back to Nature Wildlife Refuges Third Annual Baby Squirrel Show er is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 28 at the Refuge, 18515 E. Co lonial Drive, Orlando. There will be food, rafes, a silent auction, arts and crafts, a bake sale and face painting all to help raise funds and awareness for baby squirrel season, which means about 600 squirrels in need, some of the youngest needing expensive formula and round-the-clock care, coming to the shelter from Aug. 1-Dec. 31. The cost is a suggested $5 donation or an item off of the Baby Squirrel Wish List at BTNwildlife. org/#/wishlist/4538487551 The following are free events at the Alafaya Branch Library, 12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando: Technology Petting Zoo is at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 11 and noon. Friday, July 13. Get hands-on experi ence with downloadable devices like the iPad, Nook, Galaxy, Sony eReader and more. Learn how these devices can be used to download free music, videos and eBooks from the librarys collection. Learn the basics of vegetable gardening in Florida at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25. Master gar dener Ed Thralls will be giving tips on growing and maintaining a vegetable garden. Registration is required. Call 407-835-7481. The Pet Safety Fair is at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28. Learn about microchipping, pet adoption, rst-aid tips and more. Well-behaved pets are welcome to attend outside events. Learn how to use social-media platforms like Facebook and twitter to collaborate and share information on the Internet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 31. Registration is required. Call 407-835-7323. Food Truck Crazy Baby Squirrel Shower

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Page 13 Lifestyle EOSun.com July 9 Tango Music on Philharmonics Sounds of Summer concert series July 12 to July 16 Empty Spaces Theatre Co(llaboration) presents fragment(ed) July 13 and monthly Summer Concert Series July 14 Orlando Philharmonic performs Legend of Zelda concert Now through July 29 Cinderella on Shakespeares stage There are many reasons why Now through July 13 B-Side Artists at the City Arts Factory Now through Aug. 18 Witness to Creativity III Breaking News ever closer to our new Performing Arts Center Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator and ne art curator. He is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. Contact Garrick at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407-5223906. "You too can have the life of Riley" Call for a free estimate 407-730-48444854 Distribution Court Suite 8 Orlando, FL 32822 LawnShrubsTermiteHousehold Pests Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar Sounds of Summer in Orlando B-Side Artists Cinderella

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Page 14 Education EOSun.com Student goes from no English to a 4.0 BRITTNI JOHNSON Sun Staff PHOTO BY BRITTNI JOHNSON Nguyen went from knowing four English words to earning a 4.0 in four years.

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Page 15 Education EOSun.com COLORING CONTEST WINNER! Allison Lee from Timber Lakes Elementary got four tickets to see Magic Curtain Productions Aladdin for winning the East Orlando Suns coloring contest. Please see SUNRISE on page 16 PHOTO BY MEGAN STOKES The 200-pound mural saved thousands of bottle caps from the trash. Students said the caps often get excluded from recycling. Sunrises trashto-treasure art MEGAN STOKES Sun Staff Grand Opening Sunday, July 15 11am to 10pm 407-412-5100 ALAFAYACOLONIAL

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Page 16 Education EOSun.com 07/31/2012 C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 15 SUNRISE If we dont teach kids how to preserve stuff, were going to run out of materials. Everything now is disposable so if we can teach kids how to recycle and reuse stuff, thats always a good thing. School News Avalon Middle School students Cesar Ol meda, Isabel Aviles, Kayla Ortiz, Ankit Vishnubhotla, Michael Hoffman, Giana Ortiz, Caleb Diaz and Clyde Bujari, were honored at the University of Florida Recogni tion Ceremony for the Duke University Talent Identication Program. Kumon Math and Reading Center hosted its inaugural award ceremony at Sunrise El ementary School on June 9. Bella Dao, Jack Haynes, Emelie Jayawiyanto, Koray Tekin and Arianna Jenkins received awards for demonstrating prociency in reading and/or math two or more years beyond their school grade level. Grace No, a 10th-grader, received the highest award for completing a math pro gram that is equivalent to a college-level algebra course. The University of Central Florida received the James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Se curity Achievement Award June 13 for protect ing national security information. East Orlandos Allison Tucker was one of 29 Central Florida girls awarded the Gold Award by Girl Scouts of Citrus. Tucker developed a project to provide Grace Bags for the homeless population, which include a clean pair of socks, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, comb, soap and shampoo. All pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade students in Orange County Public Schools now have access to myON Reader and Moby Math electronic resources that let students practice their math skills and grant access to a library of more than 2,500 digital books with multimedia support. Students can log onto www.myon.com and www.RunMoby.com, select their school and enter their student ID and password to utilize these tools. Girl Scout Gold Award Kumon award ceremony

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Page 18 Opinions EOSun.com Doing business in Medical City Small Business Expo Gege Venant is membership director for the East Orlando Chamber of Commerce. Visit eocc.org Daryl Flynn is a member of the Orange County School Board. Board raises FCAT questions Daryl Flynn Commissioners Corner Chris Carroll Parent to Parent A chefs secrets to healthy and delicious Chef Rich lives in Avalon Park and owns Healthy Flame, a cooking school dedicated to ghting obesity. He has been cooking and teaching professionally for more than 14 years. Email any questions or comments to chefrich@healthyame.com Richard Rosado Chef Richs Kitchen Crusted Fish with Yellow Squash and Snow Peas MAKES FOUR PORTIONS Ingredients: 24 oz snapper, de-boned and skinless 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and minced 1 tbsp garlic, minced 1 shallot, minced 2.5 cups snow peas, cut on bias (diagonal) and string peeled 2 cups yellow squash, medium, diced Salt and pepper to taste 1 cup bread crumbs, pre-toasted 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup our 2 tbsp Old Bay Seasoning Method: In a bowl, mix the our and the Old Bay Seasoning. Take each piece of sh and dredge it in the our mixture. Make sure they are coated well then shake off any excess. Do this to all four pieces. Then place each piece of sh into the egg mixture, and again, make sure they are coated well. Place the sh into the bread crumb mixture and make sure each piece is coated and covered well. Remove and place them on a dry surface, not touching each other. Place them in a preheated 400-degree oven until cooked, with an internal temperature of 145 degrees or until the sh, when gently pressed, separates. While the sh is cooking, heat a saut pan and add the olive oil. When hot, add the minced shallots and cook for about ve minutes or until translucent. Add the ginger and cook for four minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent burning. Add the garlic and cook just until the aroma of garlic is prevalent. Add the snow peas and saut for four minutes, stirring to mix avors well. Add the yellow squash and mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Gege Venant From the Chamber Learn East Orlando business Tips to parenting around the media Please see PARENT on page 19

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Page 19 Opinions EOSun.com Teena Patel, certied dog trainer and canine behavioral counselor, has over 14 years of experience working with dogs, birds and children. She and her husband, Nimesh Patel, reside in Avalon Park and own University of Doglando, a dog training and boarding campus in East Orlando, and Groom Grub and Belly Rub, a pet grooming, sitting and supply store in Avalon Park. They are parents to three dogs. Letters to the editor Have an opinion? Send it to newsdesk@eosun.com Teena Patel Pet Living Valencia refuses tuition increase Michelle Foster Campus Dean of Academic Affairs, East Cam pus Dont let summer be a money bummer Judy MacKenzie CredAbility grants manager Avatars help kids with social anxiety Deborah Beidel UCF Anxiety Disorders Clinic director and psychology professor text Chris and Jackie Carroll co-author Parent to Parent and live in Avalon Park with their five children C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 18 PARENT When to say goodbye

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Florida Hospital East Orlando will nearly dou ble the size of its emergency department (ED) over the next two years and will add 40 more patient rooms to its hospital in the next year. With a record 78,000 patients moving through the ED last year and the department being on track to see more than 81,000 by this years end, the need for more space has never been greater. The ED will jump from 36 exam rooms in 24,000 square feet to 65 exam rooms in 51,000 square feet. since it was built in 2000. cant wait times longer than what we would cer tainly like, said Mike Thompson, Florida Hospi tal East Orlando administrator and vice president. At age 4, Kirk KJ McCall pored over his fathers human anatomy book, which to him looked like a coloring book. When he got a little older, he wanted to examine the remnants inside his sisters tis sues after she was diagnosed with al lergies to see if he could help. When she had an ear infection, he wanted to peer inside her ear to see what it looked like. Years later, while watching ESPN in his bedroom in Eastwood, 17-yearhim a four-year, paid internship to partici pate in cardiovascular research at East Or landos Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute. He sat on his bed stunned until his father came into the room, asking who was on the phone. asked. I was shocked, KJ answered. His reaction was similar to the one he experienced after opening a package from Xavier University of Louisiana a few weeks ago, which told him he had earned a $100,000 scholarship a full ride to the university where be plans to dual major in biology and music performance. While hes excited to step onto the New Orleans campus, KJ is most excited about the hands-on experience hell get each sum mer at the Sanford Burnham Institute. The things well be doing will be in text Work in store for Bithlo bridge ... 7 Business of the Month . ............ 7 . ....... 9 . . .................. 13 ........ 18 food collection 10 Meet the community5 medicine. October.East hospital all grown up MEGAN STOKES AND DAVE CARRIERE After the expansion, the hospitalHOSPITAL Florida Hospital East to double the size of its emergency department 1961 1990 2000 2009 2010 Playing a new tune MEGAN STOKES KJ McCall plans to double KJ Eastwood teen gets full ride to college, plans medical career

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Page 2 The Supreme Court in East Orlando Thursday, July 12th through Sunday, July 15th Park Avenue and d H H annibal al S S quare P a rk Av e n u e a n d d H b a ni b a n n a l S a qua r e stores offering merchandise from o r es offering m me r an ch a 50-75% f r m o m o n d dis se f O m f r m om o e f FFFor more information, visit winterpark.org or call 407.644.8281Please see participating stores for details. DOWNTOWN WINTER PARK Sale sidewalk Based on the current debt situation in the United States, many preand post-retirees have become concerned about their Social Security benet. Receiving that continuous in come stream is the foundation of a retirement income plan. To make sure that you maximize your Social Security benet, it is important to know the an swers to these questions. r fntbb ff fr n rf n n CALL US TODAY FOR A COPY OF Your Guide to Social Security Bob@aSafeHarbor.com | ASafeHarbor.com(407) 644-6646 Learn more visit www.ss.vip2site.com *A Safe Harbor LLC is in no way afliated with the Social Security Administration. It isnt often that decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court directly Certainly, the Courts most momentous decisions have had an impact on all Americans and that includes us here in East Orlando, but relatively few have had as much direct impact as the recent one. We here in East Orlando are blessed with an enormous oppor tunity. That opportunity is still in the developing stage, but by the time our youngest children are ready to enter adulthood, it will be Im talking about the way the Courts decision to pass health care awkwardly named development in Lake Nona that includes a major medical research facility, a hospital and the new University of Central Florida College of Medicine. These three facilities are already changing the way we live now. Look at the improvements to Alafaya Trail. They likely would not be under way but for the develop ment of Medical City. Better yet, look at Orlando International Airports new plan to break ground next year on a $470 million expansion with a train depot and parking garage that might lead to a new $1 billion terminal. Ive not seen the planned documents, but you can bet next references to Medical City in the rationale. And theres more. As Medical City generates wellpaid professional jobs (opportunities for our children) they in turn will generate demand for more and better schools to help educate and train workers not only doctors and research scientists but many more transcriptionists, phlebotomists, physical therapists, receptionists and about as many ists as you can name. And they in turn will generate demand for recreational facilities, restaurants, shopping, even farmers markets, parks and nature trails. Theyll also generate more tax revenues (instead of higher taxes), which will help pay for public services, like those schools, parks, nature trails and maybe a mass transit link that will take us to pedestrian-friendly stations in downtown Orlando, Winter Park and even Tampa or Miami. It certainly is. But it is not unre alistic. For you pessimists who are reading this, feel free to worry noisy kids, crime rates and the like, but in fact we can and will elect leaders who can manage these issues before they become burden some. Thats up to us. If optimism means I have faith in human beings to do what is best for themselves, I plead guilty as charged. The foundation is laid. The Supreme Court has issued its ruling on health care reform in the problems and build a better future for our kids, and theirs as well. We have a lot of work to do. The Courts decision to pass health care reform will affect Medical City As Medical City generates wellpaid professional jobs, they in turn will generate demand for more and better schools

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Page 3 Community News EOSun.com Two real estate tycoons say the suc cess of the Avalon Park community can be boiled down to one shared characteristic. We are Swiss! said Beat Kahli, presi dent and CEO of Avalon Park Group, which developed the community. Thats why Avalon Park works, said Urs Gribi, managing director for Swiss de Association president. Its like the village life. You have all the people together and they are really coming to live together and share their interests. Gribi and Kahli have sealed a deal that will add a 92-unit, four-story mixed-use building near Tanja King Park by spring 2013. There have been talks with several Kahli, who has lived in the U.S. for 20 years, and Gribi, who lives and works in Switzerland, have teamed up to bring the best of both worlds to the community, mak ing a global village tailored to American tastes. In the beginning, experts told Kahlil it couldnt work. Then I said, Wait a moment! Most of the world is very similar to Avalon, Kahli said. Theres usually about 10,000-20,000 people with a little village center. The multi-use unit is part of a larger $39 million deal that will not only bring a little more Swiss style to Avalon, itll also bring a little Avalon to Switzerland. APG traded the ownership of Avalon Parks Keith A. the 1.8-acre property the housing units will be built on to make APG co-owner of sitEX Properties AG in Switzerland. Gribi will also join APG in developing the 1,800-acre Avalon Park West, which is located about 30 minutes north of Tampa in Pasco County. Kahli said both groups invested more than $10 million to make start. Bringing the community closerThis new building is the next step in lage. While another high-rise apartment complex might seem like a move towards a bigger city feel, one of its features could connect the community even more. That feature is handicapped accessible to accommodate people graduating from the rehab center nearby. When those people learn to function again they still need some accommoda is something we want to accommodate, Kahli said. The rehab center, NeuroRestorative, treats many patients who need handi capped-accessible living quarters once they are discharged. Patti Dorrell, the program director for NeuroRestorative, says that these apartments could meet those needs. cessible apartments, she said. Sometimes in a good area, so having them right here in Avalon Park is really great. International appealThis sense of tight-knit community that tracted Gribi to the area. The town center captured his attention. He confesses with a smile that he especially enjoys Margaritas Grill. My favorite place is the Mexican res taurant, Gribi said. As an international investor, Gribi says that investments need to tell a good story. The new apartments and the medical plaza make a story that Gribi and his company wanted to be a part of. The medical building is a piece of that story, Gribi said. And I think with the apartment building coming soon, they have a very close future. To be part of de veloping this is a good story and I think its a very good product. Florida Hospital Medical Group Proudly Welcomes Dr. Melissa Hartman 3701 Avalon Park West Blvd., Suite 205, Orlando, Florida 32825Melissa Hartman, DO is a board-certied family physician, serving the Avalon Park community. She is dedicated to patient-focused, comprehensive care to patients age 13 and older, fellowship trained in womens health with special interests in contraceptive management, menopause, osteoporosis, pelvic pain and other gynecological disorders.Opening July 16th, 2012. Call 407.306.0982 for appointments. FPMG-12-8243 Deal makes Avalon Park more Swiss JORDAN KEYES Beat Kahli and Urs Gribi More housing and possibly church space is on its way in Avalon Park thanks to two international developers

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Page 4 Community News EOSun.com Dr. Dale Birenbaum, who over sees the ED, said patients who experience shorter wait times tend to get better care, especially for patients with time-sensitive con ditions, such as a stroke where theres only a threeto four-hour treatment window. You have to be responsive to the communitys needs and the people in need who may not have access to care elsewhere, he said. Were the safety net to provide care to patients, so you want to have the services and availability to help the patients in any way that you can. We want to decrease the door-to-doctor time. Orange County District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thomp son said having a good hospital in the community is a lot like hav ing good schools in the community they increase the quality of life and raise property values. Without a good hospital you have nothing, she said. Hospitals are a stakeholder in the com munity. You want your doctor to be close to you its an im portant building block to a good community to have all these dif ferent services. But its not just about growing more tranquil design to help pa tients relax. Emergency vehicles back of the new ED, away from the patients who are still in need of emergency care but are not in quite as serious a condition. Were creating an environ ment for those who need acute care but also for those who are walking in sick who need help, Mike Thompson said. We recog nize that if we can create an environment thats more alleviating of stress, we can care for the pa tient in a better way. We want to create a new environment thats more calming and better address es the whole person, the feelings of the person. The ED expansion will be built to the east of the current building, taking up some of the parking lot. opened, the existing building will be renovated so hospital func tions are not disturbed. There could also be a dedicated pediatric space in the ED. Obviously when a child gets ill and comes into a large emergency department, its very overwhelming. Were working really hard to include a more kidfriendly space that will help us provide better care, Birenbaum said. Technology at the hospital will also improve with the expansion. Imaging equipment needed in emergencies, such as CAT scans, will be moved from other parts of the hospital to the ED. More than 90 percent of Flor ida Hospital East admissions come through the ED, so with improvements to emergency care comes the addition of 40 new rooms to the hospitals patient tower and specialty care. So far, the hospital has added two orthopedic surgeons, a urol ogy surgeon, a colorectal surgeon and an andrology department for male infertility with the only in the region. They also recently added one of the most renowned hand specialists in the region Dr. Brian Leung, who works with the Orlando Philharmonic Or chestra. People think were just an emergency department, and it was that for a long time, but its turned into so much more than that, said Natalia Cabrero, Flori da Hospitals community liaison. Maria Rodammer, an Avalon Park resident, said her father was recently diagnosed with diabetes and is thankful that all the spe cialists he needs are nearby. As a real estate agent in the area, shes also optimistic that the expansion will help the local economy. Anything we can do as far as going to attract new residents, new business and its going to create new jobs, she said. That, paired with the Medical City (in Lake Nona), is going to have everyone wanting to live here. I just think its so powerful. Mike Thompson said people can not only take comfort in the fact that they wont have to leave East Orlando to get specialty care but it should also give the community a sense of pride. Before, patients had to go downtown or to one of the larger facilities, he said. Theres a cer tain comfort level that those ser vices are immediately available to you in your community. The extra rooms will come in handy during the hospitals busy the patient tower can reach 100 percent capacity. You combine [seasonality] with the surgical specialties weve added, and you see the very high occupancy (more than 80 percent) that weve had over the last six to eight months, Thompson said. When people are sick, we see that as our opportunity to be able to meet that need and more and more we are having the ability to meet the communitys need at a higher level. Subscribe now with thisEXCLUSIVE LIMITED TIME OFFERONLY TWO MORE ISSUES OF FREE HOME DELIVERY www.EOSun.com12F10Name Street address City State Zip E-mail Phone Start my subscription now! 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Page 5 Community News EOSun.com The County Commissioner District 5 seat is up for grabs a seat that represents parts of east Orange County, including the University of Central Florida, Lake Pickett, Chuluota, Bithlo, munities. Ted Edwards, who currently occupies the seat, won the straw poll at the East Side Regional Hob Nob event on June 26 with 141 votes against his sole oppo nent Gina Duncan, who gathered 76 votes. That was very gratifying, Edwards said. Were just hoping to continue to have the support of the voters in east Orange County for the work weve been doing. Edwards said if elected, his focus in east Orange County will be roads hes been working to push the widening of State Road 50 from Dean Road to Old Cheney Highway forward and is now promoting the widening from Old Cheney to State Road 520. He said his other big issues are job creation, public safety with a focus on the recent spike in property crimes, the prohibition of simulated gambling and getting more services to the Bith water, if its wanted. The majority of residents didnt want public water 10 years ago when we last looked at it, but I think we need to take another look now, he said. Not every one wants to have city water and pay monthly water bills. But his opponent said the com missioner has not done enough for Bithlo during his tenure. Dun can has began working with Tim McKinney, a long-time advocate for the community, and said the fact that the housing, environ mental and transportation condi tions are still subpar in Bithlo is evidence that new leadership is needed. What strikes me is my op years and Bithlo is still neglect ed, she said. Shes begun work with Habitat for Humanity and local mu nicipalities to plan ways to get better housing into the commu nity. Duncan said she was able to collect the 1,100 signatures needed to qualify as a candidate in less than 90 days because of her message, which revolves around bringing government to the people something she said resonates in east Orange County, which is far from downtown Or Watch the mail for your new voting information. Orange County has new precincts and new polling place locations as a result of the 2012 redistricting process.Need to register to vote? Need to update an existing registration record name, address, party afliation or signature? Complete an application online at www.ocfelections.com. (Per 98.077)Orange County Supervisor of Elections BE READY TO VOTE IN 2012! If what you thought to be true about money turned out NOT to be true, when would you want to know?www.OrlandoMoneyMastersPRS.com Volunteering Today Could Mean Medical Breakthroughs TomorrowYour participation in a research study for an investigational medication could help benet millions of people.Covance is looking for: Call: Visit: TestWithTheBest.comIndividuals appearing in this advertisement are models. Research Unit Inc. 8252-273 Daytona Print 23APR2012 East Orlando Sun Straw poll outcomes from the two counties. Congressional District 7 Congressional District 8 Congressional District 9 Florida Senate District 13 Florida Senate District 50 Orange County Commissioner District 3 Orange County Commissioner District 5 MEGAN STOKESCandidates vie for east seats Several East Orlando residents HOB NOB

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Page 6 Community News EOSun.com IN JUST 10 SATURDAYS Dental Assistant Open House August 25, 2012 Class Starts September 15, 2012 Rsvp at rsvp@mygodas.com Driveways, Patios, Pool Decks Epoxy Garage Floors Email: Decorative Concrete Decorative Concrete with this ad Correction In the story East scored well on FCAT, which ran in the June 1-July 5 issue of the Sun, it was reported that 82 percent of Stone Lakes Elementary fourth-graders scored a 4 on the FCAT or higher when it was actually 52 percent. the 82 percent of the students who scored a 3.5 or higher on the FCAT. books 10 years from now. Were really paving the way for medical education, said the teen, dressed in a 2011 band T-shirt and basket phone. KJ said he wants to have an im pact on peoples lives and surgery is the most direct way to do that. get more direct than that, he said. is Evan Campbell, a family friend in Ohio who, at age 16, was in a roll-over car crash that left him a quadriplegic from a fractured neck and a severe spinal cord injury. The crash happened in 2010 and with intense physcial therapy, Evan has been vastly improving, getting stronger every day and slowly gaining back some of his independence. For him, being able to keep his body upright in a car when the driver brakes abruptly is a huge accomplishment. KJ is happy for his friends progress but said that no one should have their lives taken away like that after a car crash, and hes going to be a part of the medical community that will make sure that in the future, no one does. He and I are really similar and seeing how active he was and then seeing everything taken away, I wouldnt want anyone to go through what hes gone through, KJ said, his eyes nar rowing. It got me thinking that I dont want anyone to have to deal with those issues. Last year, KJ and his family and friends organized a garage sale and raised $5,000, which helped alleviate some of Evans treatment costs. For someone to take all that time out for me even when hes so many miles away, it shows a lot of character, Evan said about KJ. KJ and his family didnt stop the day of the sale. They contin ued to collect items and sell them online through December of last year. The idea that giving back is a duty, not a choice, is ingrained in the whole family. In fact, they and several other families host a giveaway every Christmas Eve in an impoverished community in west Orlando. Its important to give back, a good feeling to have an impact on someones life, to put a smile on someones face. You cant beat that, KJ said. Now the family is planning an other garage sale, collecting furni ture and other items with a goal to make this event even better than last years. He said Evan not only inspires him professionally, his positive attitude is infectious too. Hes always been positive. Even right after the accident he was joking around, trying to keep everyone around him happy, KJ said. All that hes been through meanor. We deal with little prob lems on a day-to-day basis and let it tear us down. He plans to summon Evans positive energy if he gets too overwhelmed with the 20-hour course load he plans to take on each semester at Xavier a plan able to handle. Sandra McCall said her son has always been determined, a trait thats most evident in his music. When he started playing the saxo he would practice a single note over and over again until he got it right. He continued playing through high school and will play at Xavier through his double major. We never told him to prac tice. I would tell him, You have to go to sleep because he would practice until he got it perfect. Im going to miss the sound of him working hard, she said about him leaving for college. Some of that motivation also comes from an intense yet play ful competition between KJ and his father, Kirk. Theyre very simi lar: Kirk was accepted into medi cal school but went into nuclear pharmacy. He also played the saxophone in high school and college and said KJ keeps suggesting Fortunately for him, I havent taken him up on any of his chal lenges, Kirk said through a smile. Hes in the works so Im trying to elevate his game. Despite their competitiveness, Kirk is quick to compliment his sons talent and intelligence. As a parent, its always grati fying to see your child show an interest in anything. You want them to be happy. This is an opportu nity to make some huge contributions to the community. Were re ally proud of him, he said. CKJlando where the Commission meets. I plan to host a town hall meeting once a month in all areas of the district. They should know their commissioner, said the retired banker whos now a silent partner in a travel business. While Orange County District 5s boundaries stayed largely the same, a slew of new state and federal districts has changed the political map in east Orange County, with districts moving and putting some old faces in the running for new seats. The ballots themselves may look familiar and the process of checking boxes may be the same, but the district numbers next to the candidates and whos representing which parts of our cities, ent. The new U.S. House District 7 was formed by the melding of some of U.S. House District 24, currently represented by east Orange County resident Sandy Adams, into some of the old District 7, represented by Orange County resident John Mica. The new District 7 spans all of Semi nole County, some of east Orange County, including Bithlo, Maitland and sections of Winter Park. The two Republican incumbents will face each other in the primary election on Aug. 14. In November, theyll face the winner of the Democratic pri mary between Jason Kendall and Nicholas Ruiz, and the inde pendent write-in candidate Fred Marra. None of those three cur Another political hopeful liv ing in East Orlando is Sean Ash by, an Avalon Park resident who teaches at Timber Creek High School and is running for Florida Senate District 50. He said his experience in the classroom has made him a better public speaker on the campaign trail. Its even given his students with interest in local government some cam paign experience. I teach American government, law studies and econom ics. Some of my students have pitched in and helped me with the campaign, which has been great, he said. Another East Orlando resident Pena, who lives in the Lake Pick ett area. While campaigning for Florida House District 49, Pena said the biggest concerns hes head from voters is about jobs and the economy and the state of education in Florida. I plan to work with small business incubators to give peo ple a start who have great ideas, he said. thing Im going to do in Tallahas see is take a hard look at FCAT and make sure its helping our students learn better. We need to invest in education in this state. CHOB NOB Orange County District 5 Commissioner Ted Edwards, www.ocfelections.com. On Even right after the accident he was joking around, trying to keep everyone around him happy. KJ McCall

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Page 7 Community News EOSun.com hit Jacob Hyers with enough force to make him sway toward the rail of the bridge Womp! The 19-year-old from Bithlo said he walks the State Road 50 bridge just east of Avalon Park Boulevard on a regular basis but still, its unnerving. Its really dangerous. I always feel like I might get hit, Hyers said, crossing the bridge after vis iting a friend. Theres no other place to cross. Theres a swamp down there you cant cross, he said pointing to the Econlockhatchee River below the bridge. The state is researching tempo rary methods to make the bridge safer and should have a plan in the next few months, said Gene Ferguson, Florida Department of Transportations MetroPlan Or lando liaison. He said the most promising solution seems to be adding a platform onto the side of the ex isting bridge for pedestrians. This would likely not require obtaining any right of way or permits and the estimated construction time is one year. Ferguson said hes not sure how long it would take to design. The bridge, which is a fourlane road with about a foot-wide shoulder, isnt currently set for a makeover until 2018 when the state plans to add one lane in each direction to S.R. 50 from Old Cheney Highway to State Road 520. Old Cheney Highway to S.R. 520 is on the MPO-prioritized project list ranked No. 10, which means there are nine projects ahead of it, Ferguson said. Over $300 million is needed for those nine other projects. In a good year, al projects but with the way government budgets are these days, its kind of hard to project. lumping permanent bridge work into the larger plan to widen S.R. 50 to six lanes from Dean Road to Old Cheney Highway which is just shy of the bridge. That project, carrying an estimated price tag of $54 million, will go out to bid in July 2013 with construc tion likely to start in October. Fer guson said a project of that scale usually takes about two years to complete. The bridge is not a part of the project. Its not something you can just throw out and do at the same time as this road project, he said. He said a permanent solution to that bridge would take one to two years to design and would likely require obtaining right of way and permits. The soonest we could do things there would be three years roughly and it could be longer.In the political crossreThe bridge caught the atten tion of Congressman John Mica, who went out to visit the bridge, only walking a few feet out once he saw the conditions there, and of his challenger, Congresswoman Sandy Adams, who said she trav els the bridge by car on a regular basis as an east Orange County to not only see people crossing it on foot and bicycle but also by skateboard. Standing on the bridge with tousled hair from a trailer truck that had just roared by, Congress man John Mica said last month that hes putting his foot down. Ive driven over this bridge several times but standing on it, I never realized how serious this is to pedestrian safety, he said. This bridge has to be made a top priority. Tim McKinney, United Global Outreach executive vice presi dent, who has been lobbying lo do something about the bridge and Bithlos many other trans portation needs since he started advocating for the community in residents most because of a lack of public and private transportation. Many Bithlo residents must travel by foot. Orange County District 5 Com missioner Ted Edwards, whose seat is also being contested this election year, said hes surprised considering the amenities in Chu luota, which is between Bithlo and the bridge. He agreed that the bridge is antiquated and due for restructuring. Its certainly an old bridge. Its been there since 1948, and the last time they added two more lanes to it was in he said. Thats the condition its been in for years. My concern is more the entire widening of 50 in east Or ange County, which was delayed due to budgetary cuts. His opponent for District 5, Gina Duncan, said Edwards atti tion of how hes handled Bithlo is sues in the past. But Edwards said the bridge isnt even in Bithlo and therefore is not a Bithlo issue. The commissioner is from Winter Park and the bridges in that part of town are not the kind of bridge thats over the Econ there, Duncan said. BusinessMonthof theRotary Co-sponsored by the Rotary Club of Avalon Park, the East Orlando Sun and Pinnacle Awards & Promotions, the Rotary Business of the Month recognizes East Orlando businesses and organizations that are actively involved in their communities and embody the motto of Rotary: Service above self. Winners receive a plaque, a free advertisement in the Sun and a spot in the Downtown Avalon Park Discount Card, which serves all of East Orlando. Nominate a business at facebook.com/avalonparkrotary.Orlando School of Music Solutions for dangerous Bithlo bridge MEGAN STOKES Jacob Hyers said this dangerousPolitical heat gets ball rolling on bridge heavily used by Bithlo Ive driven over this bridge several times, but standing on it I never realized how serious this is to pedestrian safety, Mica said. This bridge has to be made a top priority.

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Page 8 Community News EOSun.com This year the March of Dimes Central Florida Division will honor nurses, the unsung heroes of healthcare, by hosting its rst-ever Nurse of the Year awards. Kicking off with nomination process on July 2nd, co-workers, supervisors, and other health professionals can nominate registered nurses, nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, and licensed practical nurses. Self-nominations are also encouraged. The nursing profession has played a key role in the history and success of the March of Dimes dating back to our founding in 1938. March of Dimes salutes and recognizes nurses in their leadership and service in the health care community The Nurse of the Year awards will be presented in 15 categories during an evening celebration at the Walt Disney World Dolphin and Swan Resort on Saturday, November 10, 2012. Nurses who work in Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties who demonstrate excellence in providing care, comfort, and support to patients can be nominated in the following categories: Advance Practice Clinical Nurse Specialist, Certied Nurse Midwife, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthetist or Nurse Psychotherapist Clinical / Academic Education Made signicant contributions in clinical nurse education, professional development, and have advanced research, theory generation and the development of nurses at entry level, graduate level and doctoral Community / Mental Health / Ambulatory Care Public health, clinic, ofce and other ambulatory care settings and/ or school health, transplant coordinators, mental health, parish and correctional nursing. Critical Care / Surgical Services Special procedures, Perioperative, Preoperative, Interventional radiology, Day surgery, Catha Lab, OR, PTCA,PACU, OR, NICU, PICU and Endoscopy. Emergency / Trauma Flight, ambulance, pre-hospital, and telephone triage, pediatric ER and ER Hospice / Home Health / Palliative Care Inpatient/ outpatient hospice settings, nursing homes, health care settings, specialty long term acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and acute rehabilitation Leadership / Executive An entrepreneur, researcher, consultant, CNE, CNO, VP, Administrative Director or Department Director Leadership / Managers Demonstrate exceptional leadership in management in patient care, including general medical/ surgical or specialty unit areas that function in staff leadership roles. Medical / Surgical Nurse who is dependent upon specialty for either category; medical, surgical, orthopedics, neurological, renal, respiratory, cardiovascular, adult and pediatric Pediatric / Adolescent Health Nursery, general pediatric units, pediatric clinics, pediatric oncology Quality / Risk and Case Management / Care Coordination Nurse advocate for patient admissions to specialty units/ programs, perform assessments, performance improvement, quality management, risk management, informatics, patient advocate and patient safety Rising Star Nurse who within the rst 2 years of practice exemplify outstanding caring, leadership and professionalism Student Nurse / undergraduate Student enrolled in a nursing preparatory program showing great promise Student Nurse / graduate Student enrolled in a graduate nursing program or nurse enrolled in a graduate program in a related discipline (e.g., MPH) showing great promise. To nominate a nurse, visit marchofdimes.com/orida and complete the nomination form. The deadline for nominations is September 3, 2012. After a nomination is received, an application packet will be sent to the nominee for completion. The Selection Committee will review blinded applications and reserve the right to consolidate or change categories without notice. The Nurse of the Year is sponsored by FloridaMD, East Orlando Sun, Seminole Voice, Winter Park/Maitland Observer and Baldwin Park Living Magazine. For additional information on the event, please contact Angela Alexander at 305-4771192 or aaalexander@marchofdimes.com. Mike & Mary Kranz The Kranz TeamKeller Williams Advantage Group407-716-6614mikemary@mindspring.com www.kranzteam.com Short Sale Certied High Integrity Strong Negotiators Superior Customer Service Serving our Waterford Area neighbors since 1995For all of your Real Estate needs contact: Cuts at Space Coast hit home in East Orlando DAVE CARRIERESun StaffSteve Walker knew for months PHOTO BY DAVE CARRIEREUCF Engineering Professor Xun Gongs space project earned an $80,000 grant. Funding for the Florida Space Institute is provided by the University of Central Florida, as well as grants generated by institute members whose proposals have been accepted by agencies such as NASA, the Department of Defense and the National Science Foundation. It was founded by UCF and moved from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral to UCFs Research Park during the last week of June.

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Page 9 Sports EOSun.com Vote August 14thABOUT JOSE BUSINESS BACKGROUND LEGAL BACKGROUND EDUCATION I will treat everyone with Dignity and Respect! Jose Torroella for Circuit JudgeE R F A IPol. Ad paid for and approved by Jose Torroella for Judge campaign,nonpartisan,Orange & Osceola counties,group 27Visit www.JoseForJudge.com Family strong ALICIA ROSE DELGALLOSun Staff PHOTO BY ALICIA ROSE DELGALLOTito Rodriquez was named All-Academic athlete for the East Metro Conference for his stellar grades.

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Page 10 Lifestyle EOSun.com e 20th Annual March of Dimes Mudd Volleyball Challenge is set for Saturday, August, 2012 at the Lee Vista Field. Gatesopen at 7am and play begins at 9am. To register, visit mudvb.com and click the Register Button, or call 321-274-8676 for more information. marchofdimes.com/orida Play in the healthier babiesMudd for stronger, Waterford CAN marks rst year DAVE CARRIERESun Staff PHOTO BY DAVE CARRIEREVolunteers at Woodbury Presbyterian Church give food to hundreds of hungry people each week. Waterford CAN collects donations on the rst Saturday of each month from every neighborhood in Waterford Lakes. Donations can also be left at the Waterford Lakes Community Association ofce at 453 Mark Twain Blvd., Orlando. For more information about what and how to donate, call Jamie Rodriguez at 407-380-3803 or email jamie.rodriguez@mywaterfordlakes. org

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Charlotte, NCJacksonville, FL Orlando, FL Phoenix, AZ Minneapolis, MN Calgary, ABOttawa, ONToronto, ON Azalea Cove is well worth seeing. It offers a great location, affordable prices and wonderful family features. In Azalea Cove, youll be close to elementary schools and middle schools as well as Valencia Community College. Youll also find very unique homes with front porches, for a friendly, neighborly feel to the streets. Our homes have been designed by architects who have great experience with single family homes. Youll find oversized windows for more cheerful, natural light inside the home and a nice variety of floor plan choices so youll find exactly what you need. Please come for a visit to Azalea Cove. Youll find it smashing. mattamyhomes.com Sales Center Hours: Tuesday Saturday 10ampm, Sunday & Monday 12pmpm Single Family Homes From $149,990! CGC1512500 Azalea Cove If This Was Broadway, It Would Be A Box Office Smash.Single Family Home, The Hawthorne, Elev. A, 1,645 Sq.Ft. Single Family Home, The Palm, Elev. B, 2,140 Sq.Ft. Enclave at Lake Jean Azalea Cove 4905 Fiorazante Ave. (407) 248-15247564 Azalea Cove Circle (407) 730-20522940 Lake Jean Dr. (407) 671-9101Townhomes from the $150s Family Homes from the $140s Family Homes from the $210s9307 Strongbark Lane (407) 730-2964Townhomes from the $150s Nona Preserve eserve at R och ake LL Youll Find Great Mattamy Homes Across Orlando.1021 Laurel Ridge Lane (407) 878-7702Townhomes from the $130sThe Hawthorne Model Home In Azalea Cove

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Page 12 Lifestyle EOSun.com 2012 Curry Ford Road Orlando, FL 32806 407.895.7075License # CAC1816227 Air & Heat Services:Same day repair services $79.95 annual maintenance programs Low price system replacements/ upgrades Ductwork replacement/repairs Insulation Indoor air quality Financing available 10% discount when you mention this ad OF CENTRAL FLORIDA CELEBRATING OVER 25 YEARS SERVING YOUR COMMUNITYBernard S. Zeffren, MD Eugene F. Schwartz, MD Winnie Whidden, MSN, ARNP-CVoted Best Doctors of Central FL, Orlando Magazine for 7 consecutive yearsDiplomates American Board of Allergy and Immunology www.orlandoallergy.com250 N. Alafaya Trail Ste 130 Orlando, FL 32825407-380-7991 Evening hours available7560 Ste. 2064 Oviedo, FL 32765407-366-7387 Calendar JULY There will be free adult dance classes during the week of July 9-13 at Avalon Dance, 12001 Avalon Lake Drive, Orlando. Classes include dance conditioning, adult ballet, modern/jazz and hip-hop. For more information, visit avalondance.net or call 407380-3444. The studio will also offer a musical theater camp from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 9-13. The camp costs $155, and registration is required. For more information, visit avalondance.net or call 407-380-3444. Avalon Park resident Tina Culbreth will participate in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day walk beginning July 27 in Boston to raise money to help nd a cure for breast cancer in honor of her best friend who lost her battle with the disease. Culbreth has committed to walk the full 60 miles and has agreed to raise a minimum of $2,300. To support Culbreth and her goal, nd her page on www.the3day. org or call 800-996-3329.JULY 8Food Truck Crazy will return to Oviedo from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, July 8 at the Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd., Oviedo. The event will feature 20 affordable gourmet food trucks, ve of which will be making their rst appearance at Food Truck Crazy. Parents are encouraged to bring their families to the safe, kid-friendly event. Patrons can also bring tables and chairs. The Florida Flight basketball team, East Orlandos semi-pro team, will play the Tampa Bay Rebels at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 8 at Avalon Middle School, 13914 Mailer Blvd., Orlando. Tickets can be purchased on game day for $10. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit ighthoops. com or call 407-592-9841.JULY 11A free screening of the childrens lm Meet the Robinsons will be shown at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 11 at Avalon Church, 13460 Tanja King Blvd., Orlando. All children are wel come with an adult chaperone. For more information about Free Movie Wednesdays, visit www.avalonchurch. orgJULY 12Avalon Park Accounting will host a small-business social from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, July 12 at Margaritas Grill, 3891 E. Avalon Park Blvd., Orlando. Small-business owners and self-employed professionals of East Orlando can meet and network, and APA will introduce its Smart Start-Up program. There will be drink specials all night for guests. For more informa tion or to RSVP, call 321-221-0175.JULY 14There will be a debate for 9th Congressional District candidates from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14 at Avalon Church, 13460 Tanja King Blvd., Orlando. For more information, email npwagner001@ gmail.com Florida Flight plays the Palm Beach Titans at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 14 at Avalon Middle School, 13914 Mailer Blvd., Orlando. Tickets can be purchased on game day for $10. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit ighthoops.com or call 407-592-9841.JULY 18A free screening of the childrens lm Tangled will be shown at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 18 at Avalon Church, 13460 Tanja King Blvd., Or lando. All children are welcome with an adult chaperone. For more infor mation about Free Movie Wednesdays, visit www.avalonchurch.orgJULY 19A Career and Wellness Expo will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 19 at Florida Technical College, 12900 Challenger Pkwy., Orlando. The expo will include employers, job opportunities, food and refreshments, giveaways and a childrens area with activities. Children can receive a free back-toschool physical exam. The East Orlando Chamber of Commerce will host their bi-monthly Coffee Club, a networking event that attracts 50-80 people from East Orlando, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 19 at Fairwinds Credit Union, 3087 N. Alafaya Trail, Orlando. The speaker will be Dan Richards talking about Dreamscaping. For more information, contact Gege at 407-277-5951 or gege@eocc.orgJULY 21Orange Countys 18th annual Community Conference is from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Orange County Renaissance Senior Center, 3800 S. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando. There will be educational workshops about Orange County services, opportunities to share new ideas for preserving and enhancing the quality of life in county neighborhoods and a crime prevention workshop by Deputy Stanley Murray of the Orange County Sher iffs Department. A light breakfast and lunch are included with admission. Registration is $10 in advance and $15 at the door. For more informa tion, call 407-836-5606 or visit www. oc.netJULY 28Back to Nature Wildlife Refuges Third Annual Baby Squirrel Show er is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 28 at the Refuge, 18515 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando. There will be food, rafes, a silent auction, arts and crafts, a bake sale and face painting all to help raise funds and awareness for baby squirrel season, which means about 600 squirrels in need, some of the youngest needing expensive formula and round-the-clock care, coming to the shelter from Aug. 1-Dec. 31. The cost is a suggested $5 donation or an item off of the Baby Squirrel Wish List at BTNwildlife. org/#/wishlist/4538487551 The following are free events at the Alafaya Branch Library, 12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando: Technology Petting Zoo is at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 11 and noon. Friday, July 13. Get hands-on experi ence with downloadable devices like the iPad, Nook, Galaxy, Sony eReader and more. Learn how these devices can be used to download free music, videos and eBooks from the librarys collection. Learn the basics of vegetable gardening in Florida at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25. Master gar dener Ed Thralls will be giving tips on growing and maintaining a vegetable garden. Registration is required. Call 407-835-7481. The Pet Safety Fair is at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28. Learn about microchipping, pet adoption, rst-aid tips and more. Well-behaved pets are welcome to attend outside events. Learn how to use social-media platforms like Facebook and twitter to collaborate and share information on the Internet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 31. Registration is required. Call 407-835-7323. Food Truck Crazy Baby Squirrel Shower

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Page 13 Lifestyle EOSun.com July 9 Tango Music on Philharmonics Sounds of Summer concert series July 12 to July 16 Empty Spaces Theatre Co(llaboration) presents fragment(ed) July 13 and monthly Summer Concert Series July 14 Orlando Philharmonic performs Legend of Zelda concert Now through July 29 Cinderella on Shakespeares stageThere are many reasons why Now through July 13 B-Side Artists at the City Arts Factory Now through Aug. 18 Witness to Creativity III Breaking News ever closer to our new Performing Arts Center Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator and ne art curator. He is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. Contact Garrick at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407-5223906. "You too can have the life of Riley" Call for a free estimate 407-730-48444854 Distribution Court Suite 8 Orlando, FL 32822 LawnShrubsTermiteHousehold Pests Josh GarrickCulture worthy of your calendarSounds of Summer in Orlando B-Side Artists Cinderella

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Page 14 Education EOSun.com Student goes from no English to a 4.0 BRITTNI JOHNSONSun Staff PHOTO BY BRITTNI JOHNSONNguyen went from knowing four English words to earning a 4.0 in four years.

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Page 15 Education EOSun.com COLORING CONTEST WINNER!Allison Lee from Timber Lakes Elementary got four tickets to see Magic Curtain Productions Aladdin for winning the East Orlando Suns coloring contest. Please see SUNRISE on page 16 PHOTO BY MEGAN STOKESThe 200-pound mural saved thousands of bottle caps from the trash. Students said the caps often get excluded from recycling. Sunrises trashto-treasure art MEGAN STOKESSun Staff Grand Opening Sunday, July 15 11am to 10pm 407-412-5100 ALAFAYACOLONIAL

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Page 16 Education EOSun.com 07/31/2012 CONTINUED FROM PAGE 15SUNRISEIf we dont teach kids how to preserve stuff, were going to run out of materials. Everything now is disposable so if we can teach kids how to recycle and reuse stuff, thats always a good thing.School News Avalon Middle School students Cesar Olmeda, Isabel Aviles, Kayla Ortiz, Ankit Vishnubhotla, Michael Hoffman, Giana Ortiz, Caleb Diaz and Clyde Bujari, were honored at the University of Florida Recognition Ceremony for the Duke University Talent Identication Program. Kumon Math and Reading Center hosted its inaugural award ceremony at Sunrise Elementary School on June 9. Bella Dao, Jack Haynes, Emelie Jayawiyanto, Koray Tekin and Arianna Jenkins received awards for demonstrating prociency in reading and/or math two or more years beyond their school grade level. Grace No, a 10th-grader, received the highest award for completing a math program that is equivalent to a college-level algebra course. The University of Central Florida received the James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Se curity Achievement Award June 13 for protect ing national security information. East Orlandos Allison Tucker was one of 29 Central Florida girls awarded the Gold Award by Girl Scouts of Citrus. Tucker developed a project to provide Grace Bags for the homeless population, which include a clean pair of socks, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, comb, soap and shampoo. All pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade students in Orange County Public Schools now have access to myON Reader and Moby Math electronic resources that let students practice their math skills and grant access to a library of more than 2,500 digital books with multimedia support. Students can log onto www.myon.com and www.RunMoby.com, select their school and enter their student ID and password to utilize these tools. Girl Scout Gold Award Kumon award ceremony

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Page 18 Opinions EOSun.com Doing business in Medical City Small Business Expo Gege Venant is membership director for the East Orlando Chamber of Commerce. Visit eocc.org Daryl Flynn is a member of the Orange County School Board.Board raises FCAT questions Daryl FlynnCommissioners Corner Chris CarrollParent to ParentA chefs secrets to healthy and delicious Chef Rich lives in Avalon Park and owns Healthy Flame, a cooking school dedicated to ghting obesity. He has been cooking and teaching professionally for more than 14 years. Email any questions or comments to chefrich@healthyame.com Richard RosadoChef Richs Kitchen Crusted Fish with Yellow Squash and Snow PeasMAKES FOUR PORTIONS Ingredients: 24 oz snapper, de-boned and skinless 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and minced 1 tbsp garlic, minced 1 shallot, minced 2.5 cups snow peas, cut on bias (diagonal) and string peeled 2 cups yellow squash, medium, diced Salt and pepper to taste 1 cup bread crumbs, pre-toasted 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup our 2 tbsp Old Bay SeasoningMethod:In a bowl, mix the our and the Old Bay Seasoning. Take each piece of sh and dredge it in the our mixture. Make sure they are coated well then shake off any excess. Do this to all four pieces. Then place each piece of sh into the egg mixture, and again, make sure they are coated well. Place the sh into the bread crumb mixture and make sure each piece is coated and covered well. Remove and place them on a dry surface, not touching each other. Place them in a preheated 400-degree oven until cooked, with an internal temperature of 145 degrees or until the sh, when gently pressed, separates. While the sh is cooking, heat a saut pan and add the olive oil. When hot, add the minced shallots and cook for about ve minutes or until translucent. Add the ginger and cook for four minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent burning. Add the garlic and cook just until the aroma of garlic is prevalent. Add the snow peas and saut for four minutes, stirring to mix avors well. Add the yellow squash and mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Gege VenantFrom the ChamberLearn East Orlando businessTips to parenting around the media Please see PARENT on page 19

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Page 19 Opinions EOSun.com Teena Patel, certied dog trainer and canine behavioral counselor, has over 14 years of experience working with dogs, birds and children. She and her husband, Nimesh Patel, reside in Avalon Park and own University of Doglando, a dog training and boarding campus in East Orlando, and Groom Grub and Belly Rub, a pet grooming, sitting and supply store in Avalon Park. They are parents to three dogs.Letters to the editor Have an opinion? Send it to newsdesk@eosun.com Teena PatelPet LivingValencia refuses tuition increase Michelle Foster Campus Dean of Academic Affairs, East CampusDont let summer be a money bummer Judy MacKenzie CredAbility grants managerAvatars help kids with social anxiety Deborah Beidel UCF Anxiety Disorders Clinic director and psychology professor text Chris and Jackie Carroll co-author Parent to Parent and live in Avalon Park with their five children CONTINUED FROM PAGE 18PARENTWhen to say goodbye

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