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. ............ 3 ...... 10 . ............ 16 ...... 17 . ............ 20 woman beats cancer, raises 12 Timber Creek community 18A kidney for Zack BRITTNI JOHNSONSun StaffIn a small, aluminum-sided pre fab building at the edge of a church parking lot, Roxanne Ortiz sat un comfortably waiting to be treated for painful sores she has in her mouth and throat. I dont know what it is, the 54-year-old Bithlo resident said, her voice hoarse. I think it might be throat cancer. gibility for free care, then to a nurse doctor, a volunteer from Florida Hospital, for consultation. She and 16 others who were treated that night by volunteers at center have at least two things in common: They are sick and unin sured. ance because she works part time and her husband is unemployed, so she usually goes to the emergency room when she needs care but deWaterford roads will be under Orange Countys microscope for A massive safety study that will evaluate pedestrian and road safety is currently under way in Waterford and Eastwood, looking at major roadways such as Lake Underhill Road, Alafaya Trail and Waterford Chase Park way. These studies get done every year but theres never been one in east Orange, said Orange County Commissioner Jennifer Thompson who represents East Orlando. This month, the county will meet with homeowners associa tion and area school leaders to understand the concerns and needs in the area. Waterford Lakes Community Association Manager Ken Zook said a study like this has been needed for decades and especially since Water ford Chase Parkway connected Avalon Park Boulevard to Lake Underhill Road and the popula tion exploded there during the housing boom. Thats when it really started to get kinda crazy and development kicked in on that road, Zook said. Waterford Chase Parkway is the immediate pass through to the [State Road] 408. a battle. The study will look at vehicle and pedestrian-related crashes to see where safety improve It started as a routine trip to the doctor for a jammed thumb after football practice and ended with a diagnosis of kidney failure. Zack Weppel, 15, and his family headed to the doctor late one night last September with an injury not uncommon for healthy, active teenagers. They thought theyd be out in an hour or two, with Zack in a thumb brace and a slight inconvenience to his football and lacrosse playing. But when the nurse took his blood pressure it was far too high. They sent the Eastwood fam ily to the emer gency room. A urine sam ple revealed proteins that indicated kidney failure, also known as renal failure. Zack needed a kidney transplant to live a healthy, normal life. They were overwhelmed by the news. I was shocked, Zack said. I think I threw a pillow at the doctor. We were just all in denial, his mom, Annette Weppel, said. But then we said, all right, lets get a grip, lets focus. And so their search for a kidney began. Zacks blood type is B+, and only about 8 percent of the population has the same. De spite that, many people in the Weppels lives have stepped up to get tested, including fam ily, friends and even some of Annettes cli ents at In Style in Waterford Lakes where she works as a hairstylist. Two donors have had a blood match, but the donating process requires more than just that. The person must be in good health without high blood pressure, then they must Zack,KIDNEY on page 8Eastwood family searches for kidney for 15-year-old son, wants others to avoid getting sick at 407-701-2832 or Any questions you may Waterford roads studied MEGAN STOKESSun Staff N. ALAFAYA TRAIL N. AVALON PARK BLVD. WOODBURY ROADHealth care reform in East DAVE CARRIERESun Staff REFORM on page 8ments can be made. Zook said crashes have become so common on Waterford Lakes major road ways that tracking down police reports for the COAs insurance purposes has become part of his daily routine. We had a car come through over on Crape Murtle [trees] in front of [Waterford] Elementary School, and the following weekend another car did the same ago to two and a half years ago, Although replacing trees on a regular basis is a headache and sometimes a hit to the COAs pocketbook, Zook said the focus should be on pedestrian safety. Anything that has to do with vehicle-versus-pedestrians, its a STUDY on page 6 STUDY AREA STUDY ROADS STUDY INTERSECTIONS LAKE UNDERHILL ROAD WATERFORD CHASE PARKWAY Back-to-school issue!

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Page 2 The view from Switzerland RIDER EDUCATION ORLANDO for the basic rider course A $30 savings if you schedule through September 3rdLimited time only. Class registration required for discounts. In stock merchandise only. Offer valid 8/3/12-9/3/12. A SafeHarbor, LLC Earns BBB AccreditationA SafeHarbor, LLC is committed to EBBs Standards of TrustThis week A SafeHarbor, LLC / Robert Parker Adams & CO., P.A. announced its recent accreditation by BBB Serving Central Florida. As a BBB Accredited Business, A SafeHarbor is dedicated to promoting trust in the marketplace. According to BBB reports by Princeton Research, seven in ten consumers say they are more likely to work with a company designated as a BBB Accredited Business. BBB is a resource for the public, providing objective, unbiased information about businesses. We are pleased to be BBB Accredited because we value building trust with our clients, said Bob Adams. Our BBB Accreditation gives our clients condence in our commitment to maintaining high ethical standards of conduct. BBB Accredited Businesses must adhere to BBBs Standards of Trust, a comprehensive set of policies, procedures and best practices representing trustworthiness in the marketplace. The standards call for building trust, embodying integrity, advertising honesty and telling the truth, being transparent, honoring promises, being responsive and safeguarding privacy.About A SafeHarbor, LLC:Our expertise lies in retirement planning, including wealth accumulation and protection and preservation of assets, long-term care and life insurance; tax planning and estate planning. We will work with you to set your retirement goals, strategize on how we can assist you in achieving your goals, and walk you through every step of the implementation process. We provide free consultation services and we are available to discuss in detail how we may improve your nancial situation utilizing a variety of planning methods and nancial instruments. Making a strong commitment to our clients and building longlasting relationships with them is of the utmost importance to A SafeHarbor, LLC.AboutBBBBBBs mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. BBB accomplishes this mission by creating a community of trustworthy businesses, setting standards for marketplace trust, encouraging and supporting best practices, celebrating marketplace role models and denouncing substandard marketplace behavior. Businesses that earn BBB Accreditation contractually agree and adhere to the organizations high standards of ethical business behavior. BBB is the preeminent resource to turn to for objective, unbiased information on businesses and charities.Bob Adams is President of A SafeHarbor, LLC. He may be contacted at A SafeHarbor, LLC, PO Box 3167, Winter Park, FL, 32790, telephone 407/644-6646 or e-mail BobAdams@ASafeHarbor.com As most readers know, I was born and raised in Switzerland. For the past three years, I have traveled back and forth just about every month. Switzerland and the United States share many similarities. There are only two western countries that never had a king or a monarchy. Switzerland and the United States were always democracies from the very beginning. Our governments are similar. the Swiss Confederation) has a two-chambered body that is very much like our American Senate and House of Representatives. Local government is divided into 26 cantons, similar to Americas 50 states. Two international cities Zurich and Geneva are every bit as cosmopolitan as New York, Chicago, Boston or Los Angeles, and most Swiss would say more so (Swiss people are generally as proud of their country as Americans are of theirs). Our countries have shared a long friendship. In countries where represented by embassies Iran and Cuba for example the Swiss ambassador represents U.S. interests. Switzerland is a neutral country. We have an army, but the Swiss military participates in peacekeep ing missions, not battles. Every Swiss man is subject to military service. Every Swiss man knows how to shoot a gun, and most When we talk about gun con trol in Switzerland, we mean the ability to operate a gun safely and hit the targets we aim at. Most mornings I watch the national news on television. The impression I get in the U.S. is that many media commentators and many Americans too blame Europe for the poor state of the world economy. In Europe, I watch the news on German TV. And I get the impres sion that most European media commentators and many Euro peans too blame America for the poor state of the world economy. In Switzerland, people vote about anything and everything. direct democracy, which means we can and will hold elections to decide almost anything. Recently, I attended a dinner with many Chinese delegates, most of whom were business leaders. I sat next to a powerful Chinese entrepreneur. Thankfully, we had an interpreter. The Chinese man (Ive forgotten his name) asked me, Is it true that in Switzerland you can vote about anything and everything? he said, You guys must be stupid then. I pretended the interpreter must have misjudged his words, but I suspect the man is just boorish. I asked him to explain. Well, he said, if we in China could vote about anything and everything, we would vote government out, and we would vote that we wouldnt have to pay any taxes. It is obvious he doesnt have a clue about democracy. Most recently, the big Swiss banks have played a prominent role in the U.S. news cycle. Privacy is highly valued in banking circles in Switzerland, and the IRS would nancial transactions of U.S. citizens who use Swiss bank accounts. will be resolved amicably. As much as we appreciate privacy, we hold honor, integrity and the rule of law in the highest esteem.Most mornings I watch the national news on television. The impression I get in the U.S. is that many media commentators and many Americans too blame Europe for the poor state of the world economy.

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Page 3 Community News EOSun.com To Marie Ramos, a Wawa hoa gie is a little piece of home shes been missing for six years. She and her husband, Phillip Ramos, not only traveled from their Waterford home to the Wawa grand opening in Orlando in July, they also attended the opening of SeaWorld. Are you kidding? We had to go, she said. It just makes me feel like home. When I moved here no one even knew what a hoagie was. They dont just go for the made-to-order hoagies, which are baked in the Orlando store at 4700 S. Goldenrod Road using dough shipped from Wawas facilities in the northeast to keep the signature texture that can only come from the water found in that area. Marie said theyll also stock up on Wawas iced tea and baked goods. The couple was one of many Waterford and Avalon Park resimated theyd serve up more than 1,000 hoagies in one day. Even people who werent familiar with the chain made the trip. Pam Johnson said she and her family was on their way home from Aquatica water park last week when they spotted the grand opening of the store near Sea World. They were so im pressed that they made the trip to the Goldenrod grand opening on their way to the beach. It sparked my interest. I wanted to see what the buzz was about. Their cappuccino is better than Starbucks, the Eastwood resident said, sounding shocked. Wawa stores are in Pennsyl vania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Florida is company and the Goldenrod store the Orlando area. But it wont be the only East Orlando location. Wawa President Chris Gheysens said 20-30 stores are planned for Florida and that number was the overwhelming response from Orlandos consumers. Currently under construction is a store on East Colonial Drive and Chicka saw Trail. Each store means about 40-60 new jobs for the area and Wawa Orlando Area Manager Charlene Marko-Heim, who moved from Bucks County, Penn., to Rio Pinar in December to open the stores, said the company is still hiring. Theyre going to provide a ton of jobs and I love that they use local vendors, said Orange County Commissioner and Avalon Park resident Jennifer Thomp son, who attended the Goldenrod grand opening. Ive never experienced it be fore, said Thompson, an East Orlando native. But theres ob viously a market for that type of product here. We have a lot of transplants so people know Wawa. Marko-Heim said that besides shipping the dough for their hoagie rolls, they do many other things to ensure people are get ting the same experience in Or lando that they had in the north east. For example, their iced tea is shipped in and the water used to times to ensure it has the same Were setting records all over the place, Marko-Heim said about sales in Orlando stores. Orlando has exceeded our ex pectations and has welcomed us with open arms. Thats partly thanks to peo ple like Steve Palser who loves Wawa products so much that hes planned a Wawa world tour, which means hell attend every grand opening in the state. Ive been waiting for this for 13 years, said the Kissimmee man, hugging a jug of Wawa iced tea. There are 3 convenient ways to vote in the August 14th Primary Election. Vote by mail with an absentee ballot Vote prior to Election Day at an Early Voting Center (August 4-11) Vote on Election Day at your assigned Polling PlaceMany Election Day polling place locations have changed since the last election. Voters will be mailed a sample ballot prior to the election. Read it carefully for information on changes that affect you. Contact your Orange County Supervisor of Elections Ofce for more details or to request an absentee ballot. Voting Made Easy!(407) 836-8683 www.orangecountyvotes.com 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/avalonparkrotaryPlanet Smoothie Schepen. MEGAN STOKES Sun Staff Pam Johnson The store is one of ve opening rescue. Coffee is free at each information, visit www.wawa.com/

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EAST ORLANDO Seventy-six veterans and widows of the fallen were honored during a special Fourth of July observance by Cornerstone Salutes! and the Cornerstone Hospice staff. These often faceless and largely forgotten aging warriors of the United portion of their youth and sometimes decades of their lives. This Salutes! honored 25 veterans largely from WWII, Vietnam, Korea, and 51 widows residing at The Bridge assisted living community on Rouse Road, said Ann Harr RN and regional team manager for Cornerstone Hospice. We are pleased to have partnered with The Bridge assisted living community of east Orlando in this recognition to veterans and widows of the fallen residing at this great facility. Its the least we can do to recognize their indicated Mary Manrique, CEO of Among the widows recognized on this Fourth of July observance was The Bridge resident Carolyn Wormwood, Wormwood, who was one of two documenting the aftermath of the effects of the Fat Man atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. Originally from North Berwick, Maine, Wayne Wormwood enlisted in the Navy becoming a medical technician. Destiny would place him aboard the USS Sanctuary, anchored on Okinawa Bay awaiting orders to proceed to Nagasaki immediately after the detonation. He and another fellow setting up a makeshift dark room in the ships morgue to develop their photos. To support details of her husbands assignment in Nagasaki, Carolyn showed us a sizable article published on March 6, 1990 in the Dover, New Hampshire Fosters Daily Democrat newspaper. Carolyn and her husband were married sixty-three years. They had two sons, Vance, a 15-year U.S. UCF. The Cornerstone Salutes! Fourth of clinical liaison Alex Newsom, himself a U.S. Army veteran who called out the names of the veterans and widows gathered in the spacious dining hall at The Bridge to receive their appreciation. Kris Munch, administrator at The Bridge assisted living community, expressed we are honored to have residing here dozens and dozens of veterans like Joe Hand and widows like Carolyn Wormwood and Betty Ann Caracci and we are proud to be able to offer this emotional recognition jointly with Cornerstone Hospice.Lieutenant Colonel Joe Hand served nation 39 years.Another Bridge resident honored on the Fourth was U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Joe M. Hand (91), originally on July 14, I recall he is quick to clarify. Undergoing boot camp at Cheyenne, Wyoming, he was promptly sent to Fort McPherson in Atlanta, then to Abilene, Texas, then to the Denver, Colorado U.S. Army Hospital for training as a surgical technician. His unit was sent to New Orleans for further training and from there to the point of overseas embarkation at Camp Shanks, New York. From there to Bizerte, Tunisia, the northernmost point on the African continent, then quick across the border to their base in Algeria. From there, Joe Hands medical unit serviced extreme cases Italy, although eventually they had to set up a 500-bed tent hospital outside Naples. With the European war winding down, Joes medical unit was deployed to the Philippines to treat the with the Japanese, but three days out coming and they surrendered, quips this 91 year-young warrior who served his nation thirty-nine years between enlisted time and time in the National Marchant on Easter Sunday, 21 April, 1946. They were married sixty-one years until her passing in 2007. Michael Davies, activities director at The Bridge, specially emphasized the widows of fallen warriors, indicating widows are a largely neglected segment, but we are elated to have this opportunity to recognize our resident recognition to them and to their fallen warrior husbands. Widow Betty Ann Caracci tells us how she met her future husband Jack Caracci, originally from New Orleans and then in the merchant marine hauling gas in huge tankers out of of that profession dawned on Jack, he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1946 and they were married a year later, at age 22. Since Jack was a medical tech sergeant, he was assigned the Pratt known after the war as The Biltmore Hotel. He was later reassigned to Washington, D.C. Betty recalls Jacks tales how while at Pratt, famous for Eisenhower stayed for a week of recuperation after the war and to take in some golf as well. Betty and Jack passing in 2006. They had two sons, David and Christopher.Since 1984, Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative to central Florida residents experiencing Seventy-six WWII, Vietnam, Korea veterans and widows of fallen warriors honored by Cornerstone Salutes! at The Bridge senior living community e Bridge resident Carolyn Wormwood, widow of U.S. Navy ocer Wayne Wormwood, proudly displays article published about her husband on March 6, 1990 in the Dover, New Hampshire Fosters Daily Democrat newspaper. Article details how her husband was one of two Navy ocers assigned to photodocument the aermath of the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki on August 9, immediately aer the detonation. Carolyn Wormwood was one of 51 widows who received a red carnation and a certicate of appreciation for her husbands sacrice during WWII presented by the management of e Bridge and Cornerstone Hospice. Betty Ann Caracci, a resident at e Bridge, shows photo of her late husband, U.S. Army veteran Jack Caracci, a medical technician assigned to Pratt Army Hospital in Coral Gables and to Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. Betty Ann is a military widow who still remembers her late husbands tales of General Dwight Eisenhower staying for recuperation aer WWII at Pratt Army Hospital where he was able to squeeze-in several rounds of golf. A thirty-nine year veteran of the U.S. Army, Lieutenant Colonel Joe M. Hand, served his nation nearly four decades between enlisted time and on the Army National Guard. He enlisted in 1942, became a medical technician taking care of the wounded own-in from throughout battleelds in Europe to their Army hospital base in Algeria, northern Africa. His medical unit was later deployed to the Philippines but three days out of Gibraltar the Japanese heard I was coming and they surrendered, says Colonel Hand, one of the 76 veterans and widows of fallen warriors honored during a Fourth of July Cornerstone Salutes! observance at e Bridge assisted living community on Rouse Rd.by Manny P. Hernandez

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Page 6 Community News EOSun.com The driver who hit Brian Ras mussen didnt even know shed struck a pedestrian until her car stopped moving. His bicycle was jammed under her car, shielding his body as he lay on the pave ment. He was crossing Alafaya Trail and University Boulevard three years ago to get Vietnamese food from his favorite restaurant in a nearby shopping plaza when he was struck. Fortunately the driver was in mid-turn and moving slow But as a 13-year resident along the Alafaya corridor, Rasmussen said it could have been much worse. He said he regularly witnesses car crashes involving pedestrians, especially near the intersection of Alafaya Trail and Science Drive, where he sees young schoolchil dren cross often. I used to be a paratrooper, and I dont think Id want the job of being a crossing guard at Science Drive and Alafaya, said Rasmus sen, an Army veteran. It seems a little risky. According to the Florida Department of Transportation, there were 45 vehicular crashes involving pedestrians and 27 involving bicyclists from 2006-2010 along the heavily traveled 3.1-mile stretch of Alafaya running from East Colonial Drive to McCull och Road. Of the 72 crashes, two caused fatalities. The highest concentration of crashes with pedestrians occurred at the intersection of Alafaya and Science Drive, where many motorists turn to get to apartment buildings, nearby businesses, the Central Florida Research Park and the University of Central Florida campus. FDOT recently presented its plans to make this stretch of Ala faya safer for all modes of trans portation to the public and re ceived local residents input. Some residents advocated for strategically placed bridges over the road near bus stops and busy intersections that would keep pedestrians from having to interact with drivers. Their ideas are not unrealis tic, FDOT Systems Planner Judy Pizzo said. I take every sugges tion seriously. We will look at ev erything. that one of the roads problems with safety is that crosswalks are scarce and pedestrians dont want to walk long distances to cross. Pizzo worries that pedestrian overpasses would be expensive one was built recently over a nar rower road in Seminole County for a little more than $2 million and there is a chance that people still wont use them. The FDOT study will also eval uate why so many pedestrianinvolved crashes happen near Science Drive and what can be done to prevent it. The study should be complete in December. In the meantime, the state will probably institute small safety measures along north Alafaya in the next few years, FDOT spokes man Steve Olson said, such as better markings on the pavement, adjusting the timing of cross ing signals and closing medians to prevent cars from crossing through them. This is in addition to any major changes they could make as a result of the study. He said there is no time frame for this work yet. FDOT plans to hold another meeting in October to update the on any plans that have been made to solve the problems on Alafaya Trail, as well as to receive more feedback from the community. International artist Peter Pettegrew (known for his brilliant skies and sunsets) has created an exhibit of 35 Florida landscapes, exclusively displayed at our Winter Park Gallery through August 11th. F redlund F ine A rtsPresents Orlandos own Peter PettegrewWhere: 1143 Orange Avenue Winter Park 407-622-0102 fredlundgallery.com When: 11 to 6 Monday-Friday 9 to 5 Saturdays DENNINGORANGE AVEMINNESOTA FAIRBANKS 1143 ORANGE AVE17-92 Parking in rear off Minnesota Professional Pet Sitting, Dog Walking and Pet Taxi F Orlando Pet Connections oers a variety of custom pet care and sitting services. Our specialties include: rfwww.OrlandoPetSitting.com info@OrlandoPetSitting.comntnbtbnn rfn Driveways, Patios, Pool Decks Epoxy Garage Floors Email: Decorative Concrete Decorative Concrete with this ad Increasing pedestrian safety on Alafaya Trail DAVE CARRIERE Sun Staff A pedestrian crosses Alafaya Trail. no-brainer; you have to take the time to look at it. Thats impera tive. Waterford Elementary Princi pal Charles Lindlau agreed, re calling an incident last year when a car clipped the tire of a students bicycle as he rode home from school. The student was not seri ously injured, but Lindlau said it was scary for the school. People travel down Lake Underhill at a pretty high rate of speed until it narrows a little farther down, he said. Even though we have crossing guards and people respect them, having our kids out there makes you a little uneasy at times. Thompson said one of the main safety concerns in the study area is Alafaya Trail, which is cur rently being widened to four lanes and is on track to be completed in the spring of 2014. We have a major arterial under heavy construction and trafsafety issue, she said. ments, Thompson said the priori ties ought to be the intersections of Alafaya and Mark Twain Bou levard, Alafaya and East Colonial Drive, the intersection on Alafaya where Bahama Breeze is, and traf and Golfway Boulevard. Though the study is planned to wrap up in the spring of 2013 when it will go to the Orange County Commission for discussion, Thompson said there are plenty of small changes that can be made in the meantime that could mean big improvement for driving in the Waterford area. We were getting a lot of people wanting a bike lane on Lake Underhill but the road is not big enough for a bike lane. We were able to get signs out immedi Thompson said. Im interested to see what the community has to say. I think progress is being made and con versations are being had. CSTUDY Comments from EOSun.com wasnt worth the expense. CJ Are they expecting someone Michelle Carmona-Percey Mighk Wilson to think about how we make that JP

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Page 8 Community News 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 pass a multitude of tests to be a true has mostly become a waiting game for Zack. Another chance he has is to receive a donation from someone who has lost their life and is an or gan donor. Were on a list waiting for somebody to die for him to get a kidney, Annette said frankly. So that he can live again. The Timber Creek High School incom ing sophomore was always active, and since he was little, he moved from one sport to another. Zack is passionate about playing football and lacrosse, and he wants to do that again. His active lifestyle is whats most confusing for him and his fam ily. Hes gotten regular physicals and his blood pressure has always been normal. He never showed any signs that his kidneys werent work ing. But they havent been, and for a while. Its likely that his chronic kidney disease has been progress ing for years. Doctors arent able to diagnose what he has exactly with out a biopsy, but his kidneys arent healthy enough for that. As he grew, his kidneys just stopped and his other organs took over, Annette said. his sister Jessica Weppel. There wasnt a clear picture of what hap pened; it was too much all at once and not enough time to process it. Annette said that she hopes in the future her sons story can be a warning to parents. A simple urine test, which isnt normally a part of a regular physical but could be, would have picked up on Zacks kidney disease a lot sooner. But they say they still feel lucky that 10 months ago he happened to break his thumb toms. Without that, he wouldve eventually gone into a coma. Living a normal life hold out hope that his name will reach the top of the list this month Zack goes through dialysis three times a week for three to four hours each treatment. Three hours if hes good about his low sodium, dairy if he cheats, he said with a smile. His one weakness is cheese, which makes him sick if he eats it. But he just cant give it up, at least not all the time. Its worth it, he said. It hasnt been easy for Zack, but he still tries to live a normal life. He goes out with friends who always keep an eye out on what he eats and he hates it to the movies and goes bowling whenever he can. He said whenever he feels overwhelmed by everything and needs someone to heads to his sisters house for a little escape from life talking about his kidneys. Hes had his struggle with it, but hes learned to cope, Jessica said. He was scared and mad, but now he can see the light a little bit. The main goal is to get a kidney and get back to being a teenager. CKIDNEYcided to go to the clinic for this chronic problem. She said her health is poor because she needs patients they see. In March 2010, Congress passed the Patient reform law meant, in part, to make it easier for preventative care they need. The health care reform law has been a source of political controversy and division from the start. The U.S. Supreme Court decided on June 28 to uphold the entire law after its constitutionality was challenged. The law mandates that all individuals carry health insurance and it provides subsidies to help those who make up to 400 percent of the federal coverage on their own. It also bars insurance companies from discriminating against patients with pre-existing conditions, expands the Med icaid program and helps consumers compare in surance policies to get the best rates. Aaron Liberman, a University of Central Flor ida health services administration professor, said that the health care reform law means a great deal to millions of uninsured Americans, but as more people seek care, the system may become strained. He likens the legislation to Medicare, a pro gram that he says has evolved and improved to This is just the start of this legislation, Liber time we will see this law become a very integral part of the system of health care that we have in America today. Many East Orlando residents and business reaching further than the health care industry. The law mandates that companies employing more than 50 workers provide some sort of health coverage or face paying a tax. In East Orlando, congresswoman Sandy Adams has urged for repeal of the law she says will hinder job growth and increase taxes. She said that it is unfair to small businesses in the area that are trying to expand but could face penalties for hiring more employees. This has caused [businesses] to step back, Adams said. The bottom line is its making it harder for them to hire. Dalia Cantor, Avalon Park Accounting owner, is important, she worries the health care reform law could prove costly to smaller businesses, which make up most of her clientele. If the government needs to pay for some thing, the taxes will go up, Cantor said. The small guys, I think theyll get hurt. Sharon Espinoza, a health care administra tor at Avalon Park Family Medicine, said shes concerned that the greater amount of people demanding care may put a strain on physicians, af fecting the quality of care patients will receive. But Liberman argued that while doctors may be forced to spend less time with their patients, the number of people who receive much-needed care will be greater because of the law. The question is, he said, does that detract from the greater good of the country as a whole? health care reform law will have on businesses, health care providers and patients in East Orlan do. Parts of the act are still being implemented and will be throughout 2014. One thing Nina Tissandier a nurse at Flor ida Hospital East who volunteers at Shepherds Hope can attest to is there is an immense num ber of uninsured people living in East Orlando who need help. I dont think itll correct the whole problem, she said of the health care law, but I think itll help a lot of people. CREFORM

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Page 10 Sports EOSun.com Young star joins Timber Creek football ALICIA ROSE DELGALLOSun StaffIt went on all night Jacques Patrick took the ball, and battling through defend er after defender, hurtled his way down was kind of scared because he was a fresh backer is not only the son of Coach Rankin; he also led the state of Florida in tackles last season last year, but adding Pat ferent schools and talks to the coaches, he PHOTOS CONTRIBUTED BY THE PATRICK FAMILYPatrick visited the University of Georgia where he tried on the gear. (Right) Patrick at practice.

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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 this form to: Turnstile Media Group 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835 MY $10.00 PAYMENT IS ENCLOSED BILL ME LATER Make payment payable to Turnstile Media Group Mail payment to: 1500 Park Center Drive, Orlando, FL 32835 The Scoop New sports at East River JOHN RICHARDSONGuest Writer their well-known football, bowling, wrestling and John Richardson is athletic director at East River High School. Registration for fall 2012 youth volleyball and soccer in Avalon Park runs through Aug. 5 with late registration on Aug. 6, which carries a $10 fee. Register at Avalon Park YMCA, 12001 Avalon Lake Drive, Ste. M-P, Orlando. For more information, visit www.quickscores.com/AvalonParkYMCA or call Vernon Chinn at 407-381-2512. University of Central Florida senior free safety Kemal Ishmael was picked for the Jim Thorpe Award Watch List in July. The award is given to the best defensive back in college football. Ishmael was one of 35 student-athletes in the U.S. to be named to the list. He is the second Knight in the past two seasons to earn a spot on the list. Former Knight Josh Robinson was chosen last year and went on to be selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2012 NFL Draft. UCF senior Rob Calabrese was nominated for the 2012 Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team Tuesday. The award recognizes a select group of college football players committed to making a difference in their communities. A total of 117 student-athletes from colleges and universities across the country were nominated, and a voting panel will select two 11-player Good Works Teams, which will be unveiled in September. Registration for fall youth soccer at the Blanchard Park YMCA runs through Aug. 12. Late registry carries a fee of $10. The season runs from Aug. 27 to Oct. 27. Register at the Blanchard Park YMCA, 10501 J Blanchard Trail, Orlando. For more information, visit www.quickscores. com/BlanchardParkYMCA, email sports director Robert Carmona at rcarmona@cfymca.org or call the YMCA at 407-381-8000. Sign up for swim lessons at the Blanchard Park YMCA through Aug. 4 when the program begins. Register at the Blanchard Park YMCA, 10501 J Blanchard Trail, Orlando or call the YMCA at 407-381-8000 for more information. The UCF volleyball team earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for the third season in a row and as many times in program history. The Knights were recognized with the honor for posting a 3.340 team GPA during the 2011-12 school year. Kemal Ishmael Rob Calabrese PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY EAST RIVERThe artwork on East Rivers campus was done by its students, and graphic artist and UCF student Cesar Arvelo.

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Page 12 Lifestyle EOSun.com It began as an annoying feeling that children, headed to the Internet for infor erything in order for the future because she which burned her skin and left her without tack that doctors her doctors told her she was cancer free Going through that toll cancer takes it along with their Taking action to help will wonder what cancer is rather than ney Princess Half Marathon and gathered successful in her fundraising, said Kelley less of what life throws at you, you get to children and husband is what she cherishes If what you thought to be true about money turned out NOT to be true, when would you want to know?www.OrlandoMoneyMastersPRS.com 2012 March of Dimes Foundation working together for stronger, healthier babies NOMINATE AN OUTSTANDING NURSEMarch of Dimes Nurse of the Year will honor the contributions of nurses working in Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties who have demonstrated extraordinary patient care, compassion, and service.What are the categories?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. Categories range from Advance Practice to Student Nurse. Who can nominate a nurse?Anyone can! Patients, co-workers, supervisors, health professionals, and self-nominations are also encouraged. What is the deadline?September 3, 2012Have a question?312.274.8679 Sponsored by 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 A dose of positivity BRITTNI JOHNSONSun Staff PHOTO BY BRITTNI JOHNSONPaula McCormick and her children, Cameron and Megan, hang out in their Avalon Park home. Mc Cormick recently won Woman of the Year by raising $15,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Visit www.lls.org to learn more about the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and how you can help. Theyre looking for next years competitors for Man and Woman of the Year, and you can nominate someone on their site. Paula McCormick is also passionate about the organization Base Camp, which helps children with cancer. Visit www.basecamp.org

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Page 13 Lifestyle EOSun.com ball, he hits the court with a ible through a substantial caking died brown water in the faces of national airline chains, such as in Waterford Lakes, and Orlando says Marla Lauterette, board or, new this year, Pig Penthouse, an air-conditioned tent for those We really try to not only do we can, but to do what we can to FELD ENTERTAINMENTJob No.: Engagement City: Media: Insertion Date(s): Ad Size: Section:RA1201334A Orlando, FL 5.875 X 10 ENTERTAINMENT 1201334 SAVE $5 on Tickets!+ VALID ON SELECT PERFORMANCES Fri. SEPT. 7 7:30 PM+ Sat. SEPT. 8 3:30 & 7:30 PM+Sun. SEPT. 9 1:00+ & 5:00 PM+ SEPT. 7 9 Presented locally by+Offer not valid day of show. Excludes Rinkside and VIP seats. Limit of six (6) tickets per order. No double discounts.Regular Ticket Prices: Additional fees may apply. Disney, Disney/Pixar. 1. Bring this savings coupon in person to the Amway Center Box Office 2. Call at and mention code 3. Log on to and enter code 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: Muddy event raises money for babies SARAH WILSONSun Staff PHOTO BY MIKE ALLEYMore than 2,000 people will play volleyball for the cause at the Lee Vista Center. The March of Dimes 20th annual Mudd Volleyball Challenge returns to Orlandos Lee Vista Center, 5380 Lee Vista Blvd., on Saturday, Aug. 25. For more information on how to register a team for the tournament, visit mudvb.com To learn more about the March of Dimes, visit marchofdimes.com

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Page 14 Lifestyle EOSun.com AUGUSTRegistration for fall 2012 youth volleyball and soccer runs through Aug. 5 with late registration on Aug. 6, which carries a $10 fee. Register at Avalon Park YMCA, 12001 Avalon Lake Drive, Ste. M-P, Orlando. For more information, visit www.quicks cores.com/AvalonParkYMCA or call Vernon Chinn at 407-381-2512. The Avalon Park Foundation will collect nominations throughout August for the 2012 Foundation Community Awards, which honor local businesses and residents for their involve ment with the community. Winners will be honored at a black-tie gala in Town Park on Nov. 3. Nomination forms can be found at www.facebook. com/avalonparkfoundation and must be returned to the POA ofce, 3680 E. Avalon Park Blvd., Ste. 120, Orlando or faxed to 407-249-9437 by Aug. 31. AUG. 3The Latino Family Conference will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at Valencia College East Campus, 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando. Students, parents, teachers and administrators are invited to discuss education in the Latino community and listen to keynote speakers Florida Commissioner of Education Gerard Robinson and Orange County Public Schools Superintendent Barbara Jenkins. Admission is $100. Lunch and materials will be provided. For more information or to register, visit www.LatinoFamilyConference. com or call 407-895-0801. The second annual All About Evan yard sale, where all proceeds benet a familys steep medical bills for their teenage son who was in a crippling car crash, is from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 3, and Saturday, Aug. 4, at 1771 Anna Catherine Drive in Eastwood. Donations in the form of money, furniture, household items and toys for the yard sale will be collected through Friday, Aug. 3. For more information, contact Sandra McCall at 321-945-1908 or Kirk McCall at 407-928-0048. AUG. 4Early voting for the 2012 primary election runs from Aug. 4-11. The East Orlando polling location is the Alafaya Branch Library, 12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, with hours from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. AUG. 7National Night Out: Wash Out Crime is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Avalons Town Park. Get to know your neighbors and help build a stronger safer community with information booths, free child ID kits, childrens activities and a water slide and Slip N Slide. AUG. 9Lach Orthodontic Specialists will host s Flash Back Party to benet the Smiles for Hope Foundation at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at Amway Centers ONE80 Grey Goose Lounge. The party will feature live s rock music, prizes for best s costumes and rafe prizes including Disney tickets, Orlando Magic tickets, a cruise gift certicate, a New Smyrna Beach vacation and a 32-inch at screen TV. Tickets are free with a $10 to $15 donation at the door or can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com. For more information, visit www.lachortho.com or call 407-359-1960.AUG. 10The East Orlando Chamber of Commerce will host a small-business expo from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 10, at Renaissance Senior Center, 3800 S. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando. Attendees can showcase their businesses, network with other chamber members and take part in business workshops. Admission is $5 for chamber members and $10 for non-members. Donations of school supplies of equal value will also be accepted. For more information, visit www.eocc.org or call 407-277-5951.AUG. 11County Commissioner Jennifer Thompson will host the 2nd Annual District 4 Back to School Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug.11, at Meadow Woods Magic Recreation Center, 1751 Rhode Island Woods Circle, Orlando. The free event will feature food, entertainment and family fun with county resources and local businesses. Backpacks will be distributed at 12:30 p.m. No reservation is necessary. For more information, email Jason Russo at Jason.russo@ oc.net or call 407-836-5881. AUG. 12Food Truck Crazy will return to Oviedo from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd. 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.AUG. 16Avalon Park Accounting and Smart Start-Up hosts Thirsty Thursdays Small Business Social from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Bayridge Sushi in Avalon Park, 3891 E., Avalon Park Blvd., Orlando. For more information, call 321-221-0175. AUG. 23A Theatre UCF production of the murder-mystery play Deathtrap is at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23-26 at the University of Central Florida Theatre UCF Main Stage, 4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando. Tickets cost $17, $15 for seniors and $10 for students. For more information, visit www.theatre.ucf.edu or call the box ofce at 407-823-1500.AUG. 24The Fourth Friday Fest Family Block Party is from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, in downtown Avalon Park. It will be a family-friendly event with live music and local artists.AUG. 26The food truck bazaar will return to downtown Avalon Park from 6-9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26. For more information, visit www.thedailycity. com/2011/02/thedailycitycom-orlando-food-truck.htmlFree events at the Alafaya Branch Library, 12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando:Back-to-School Bargain Shopping is at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16. Learn tips and tricks for saving money dur ing back-to-school shopping season from Mary Edwards of CouponersUnited.com Register by calling 407-835-7481. Zumba Workout Blast is at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20. The tness program will be 50 minutes long and will include stretching, cardiovascular and strength exercises as well as talks on ways to improve your nutrition. Register by calling 407-835-7323. A free gourmet coffee tasting is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. Paws to Read is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. Practice read ing skills by reading aloud to therapy dogs from Be an Angel Therapy Dogs Ministry. Born to Be Wild Movie and Craft is from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. Dis cover the remarkable bond between humans and animals with a movie, craft and trivia. Lower Your Electricity Bill! is 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30. The Orange County Homeowners Energy Efciency Program will teach about inexpensive, energy efcient technologies and ways to save energy. Attendees will receive free energy-efcient light bulbs, weather stripping, a voucher for a free shade tree and more. Regis ter by calling 407-835-7481. Calendar Food Truck Crazy Deathtrap Early voting

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Page 15 Lifestyle EOSun.com Now through Sept. 19 A&H Explores the Maitland Art Center the Center during the life of wonderful exhibit to the rainthe real history of the Maitland Aug. 3 to 26 Mad Cow Theatre Times Two both he regales the audience with tales Aug. 4 through Oct. 28 Jimm Roberts Photography Exhibition Literary Portraits: Fifty Interna featured in the exhibit are Roy Lichtenstein, Robert RauschenAug. 10 from 9 a.m. to noon The East Orlando Small Business Expo Aug. 11 Living healthy through organics We all know that organics lifestyles, but how do we use these and other questions about Aug. 25 The 8th Annual Red Chair Affair the Central Florida arts and culture season, and whether you are arts here in Central Florida, this 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. Garrick can be reached at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407-522-3906. 100% OF TICKET SALES SUPPORT SHARE OUR STRENGTHS EFFORTS TO END CHILDHOOD HUNGER ORLANDO, FLORIDA SATURDAY AUG 25, 2012 Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Dr. Orlando, FL 32821 VIP 6:45pm-10:00pm | $150 LOCAL BENEFICIARIES Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida C oalition for the Homeless of Central Florida REGIONAL BENEFICIARIES Florida Impact For tickets and information, visit T asteOfTheNation.or g /Orlando or call 407-808-7508 PSA Full.indd 1 2/18/10 3:57:29 PM 100% OF TICKET SALES SUPPORT SHARE OUR STRENGTHS EFFORTS TO END CHILDHOOD HUNGER ORLANDO, FLORIDA SATURDAY AUG 25, 2012Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Dr. Orlando, FL 32821 VIP 6:45pm-10:00pm | $150 LOCAL BENEFICIARIES Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida C oalition for the Homeless of Central Florida REGIONAL BENEFICIARIES Florida Impact For tickets and information, visit T asteOfTheNation.or g /Orlando or call 407-808-7508 PSA Full.indd 1 2/18/10 3:57:29 PM 100% OF TICKET SALES SUPPORT SHARE OUR STRENGTHS EFFORTS TO END CHILDHOOD HUNGERORLANDO, FLORIDA SATURDAY AUG 25, 2012Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Dr. Orlando, FL 32821 VIP 6:45pm-10:00pm | $150 LOCAL BENEFICIARIES Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida C oalition for the Homeless of Central Florida REGIONAL BENEFICIARIES Florida Impact For tickets and information, visit T asteOfTheNation.or g /Orlando or call 407-808-7508 PSA Full.indd 1 2/18/10 3:57:29 PM 100% OF TICKET SALES SUPPORT SHARE OUR STRENGTHS EFFORTS TO END CHILDHOOD HUNGERORLANDO, FLORIDA SATURDAY AUG 25, 2012 Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Dr. Orlando, FL 32821 VIP 6:45pm-10:00pm | $150 LOCAL BENEFICIARIES Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida C oalition for the Homeless of Central Florida REGIONAL BENEFICIARIES Florida Impact For tickets and information, visit T asteOfTheNation.or g /Orlando or call 407-808-7508 PSA Full.indd 1 2/18/10 3:57:29 PM Josh GarrickCulture worthy of your calendarSee where the artists lived at local exhibit

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Page 16 Education EOSun.com where kids eat free in East Or lando: Amigos Orlando: Kids eat for free on Avalon Pocketsfor free on Wednesdays with the Bayridge SushiBriantos Crispers Eastside Bistro eat for free on Mondays with the Gators Dockside night, featuring a clown and face Milanos Pizza Millers Ale House Bowling for Backpacks hold a back-to-school giveaway a back-to-school fair in Bithlo Club is holding a backpack and school supply drive for students ing a free back-to-school bash in Bithlo tal screenings and haircuts as well are being collected at all Equity A Gift for Teach ing Avalon Dance is collecting and teachers in East Orlando as 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 ADVANTAGE II REALTYResidential & Commercial Nationally Certied Short Sale Specialist Brenda@TopOrlandoHomes.com www.TopOrlandoHomes.comBRENDA KOLBRICH Kids eat free School supply drives DAVE CARRIERESun StaffFloridas tax-free weekend for back-to-school shopping will be Aug. 3-5. Select stores in Waterford Lakes Town Center will also be giving out special discount cards valid throughout the whole month of August. DAVE CARRIERESun Staff

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Page 17 Education EOSun.com ing forward to your children college in order for students to transfer these dates into his or her likely to succeed if they are both and child will likely undergo reconcile all of the new ideas they Brandy Christman works in the Admissions Ofce of The Burnett Honors College at the University of Central Florida. She graduated from UCF with university honors and bachelors degrees in psychology and sociology in spring 2004. the-ordinary after-school care for kids: Avalon Park YMCA Kids R Kids and after-school care, which ties, and children can stay as late Primrose School for students in grade three or 08/31/2012 Back to School Unique kid care available DAVE CARRIERESun StaffParents can ease move to college BRANDY CHRISTMANGuest WriterThe first year of college is a huge transition for both parents and students. By accepting change and giving students room to grow, parents can do their part in making the transition a successful one.

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Page 18 Education EOSun.com caked in dirt with fresh blisters garden in the back of the school, because he liked the idea of it graduate, started the garden in learned constantly through trial too close together and yielding enriching the soil enough to susIt looks really beautiful there said, adding that he used the suggested for those who can, I see a lot of kids who are highly Hubble said seeing the kids for Change founders that their Money wise, getting the tools How your child can help the community HELPING OUT AT SCHOOLOrange County School Board member Daryl Flynn dents should be sure to read all and students can also inquire at FOR THE ANIMAL LOVERSKARMA Club sponsor Teena Patel ing Results for Mankind and Back to School To nd out how you can help with the garden, contact Zuleika Hubble at Zuleika.Hubble@ OCPS.netHow does your community grow? MEGAN STOKESSun Staff PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY GARDEN FOR CHANGEA core group of 10 volunteers made the garden what it is today a high-producing food machine that feeds those in need. Please see GARDEN on page 19

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Page 19 Education EOSun.com www.pageschool.com Page Private School will be offering the High Reach Curriculum approved by the Department of Education. This program will enhance interactive hands-on experiences through language, physical development, and social skills. This curriculum will focus on science, math, language, community, and purposeful play. Assessments will be given twice a year to measure the academic progress of each student. P AGE P RIVATE S CHOOL PAGE PRIVATE SCHOOL FOUNDED 1908PAGE PRIVATE SCHOOLN OW O FFERING VPK! Children must be 4 years old by September 1st. N OW O FFERING VPK! Children must be 4 years old by September 1st. C ALL F OR I NFORMATION August 20, 2012 June 7, 2013 University Park 407.678.033310250 University Blvd., Orlando, FL Ages 2 through Grade 8August 13, 2012 May 30, 2013 Towne Center 407.324.1144100 Aero Lane, Sanford, FL Ages 2 through Grade 8Hours 8:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. We offer extended hours from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Snacks provided by parents CALL FOR INFORMATION Back to School School News Castle Creek Elementary School will host a meet-the-teacher event from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16. Corner Lake Middle School will host a meet and greet for students to meet teachers, pick up their schedules and walk around campus from 12:30-3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17. Sunrise Elementary School will host a meet-the-teacher event from 2:30-4 p.m. for kindergarten and from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, for rst through fth grades. Avalon Middle Schools Husky Hello, an opportunity for parents and students to pick up schedules, nd classes, get information about student and parent activities, join SAC and PTSA and get bus route information, is from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at the school, 13914 Mailer Blvd., Orlando. For more information, visit www.avalonmiddle.ocps.net Ten East Orlando students were honored for their community service by the Kiwanis Club of East Orange County at its annual Outstanding Student of the Year Program on May 16. Leah Crocker, Jeanine Nan gauta, Emily Lennon, Jake Lewis, Brianna Berry, Nurea Bosshard, Alan Orellana, Levi Bradley Katherine Liezert and Rebecca Imbornoni each received plaques and neck ribbons at the ceremony. Rhonda Cato of the Magic Curtain Production theater group was selected as an outstanding national educator at the Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta. Cato was one of eight educators selected from nearly 50 theater groups in the U.S. Rhonda Cato honored HELPING OTHER KIDSJust 1 Book founder Sarah Dewitz OPPORTUNITIES FOR TEENSAvalon Park Teen Club adviser Stephanie Hodson FOR KIDS OF ANY AGE GROUPKiwanis of Avalon Parks Dave Schmitt est thing about these clubs is that the kids HELPING THROUGH A CHURCHSt. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church with life-threatening illnesses and their CONTINUED FROM PAGE 18GARDEN Just 1 Book Kiwanis of Avalon Park Avalon Park Teen Club

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Page 20 Opinions EOSun.com announce the date for the second the Meadow Woods Magic Recre necessary to allow students to get sources, local businesses, food celebrate the start to a new school Jennifer Thompson is the commissioner for Orange County District 4. Contact her at 407-836-5881 or Jennifer.Thompson@ oc.net or binge eating and therefore, ending their loss and gain of weight will sustainable change in health, weight loss and Product choice is educating how to choose choose exercises that are tailored around their 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 Jennifer ThompsonCommissioners Corner Richard RosadoChef Richs Kitchen My cooking philosophy Dont miss the Small Business Expocharity Network and strengthen local to children in need across Central in on the fun and get to know your Gege Venant is membership director for the East Orlando Chamber of Commerce. Visit eocc.org << Salmon Cakes with Cucumber RelishServes four3 Idaho potatoes, halved and peeled 1.5 cups salmon, cooked cooled and aked 1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs 3/4 cup skim milk 1 tbsp mustard 1 tbsp mayonnaise 1/4 cup smoked salmon, minced 1 tsp capers, chopped 5 tsp chives, chopped 5 tsp dill, chopped Cucumber Relish 1 cup seedless cucumber, diced 1 cup skinless tomatoes 1/2 cup red onion, diced 1 tbsp jalapenos, minced 4 tsp balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp cilantro, minced 2 tsp olive oilMethodSimmer the potatoes until they are tender, drain and allow them to dry. Rince the potatoes and when cool, mix them with the remainder of the salmon cake ingredients together. Form the cakes and place in refrigerator. Squeeze out the moisture of the cucumbers and reserve liquid. Mix all the relish ingredients and taste. Re-season if needed. In a hot, oiled pan, brown off each side of the cakes at eight minutes and serve on top of the relish.Give a backpack, get a backpack Events to grow your business Gege VenantFrom the Chamber Fruits of our labors Tom CareyFrom My Garden to Yours Please see CAREY on page 21

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Page 21 Opinions EOSun.com Letters to the editor Have an opinion? Send it to newsdesk@eosun.comValencia expands opportunities in Lake Nona we will train students for careers in the including a biotech lab a library, a health care and the sciences and to create faculty highly trained scientists who also to work closely with Lake Nona High where high school students can enroll in coossee Road, we look forward to wel Dr. Mike Bosley executive dean Valencias Lake Nona campusAvoid the lines on Election Day vote early Bill Cowles Orange County Supervisor of ElectionsGood deals and good deeds go hand-in-hand school season, consider donating their old within budget, clearing out your closets Bill Oakley President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Central Florida and forgone is the idea that they are dogs and our understanding of canine rottweilers, border collies, Labrador solitary, sedentary lifestyle is counternot fastened to leashes or restricted to and they are better able to coexist with world, I draw a blank for what our with their dogs and are constantly 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. The human-dog relationship Teena PatelPet Life Tom Carey is the owner of Sundew Gardens, a you-pick gardening business near the University of Central Florida in East Orlando. Visit the Sundew Gardens Facebook page and e-mail him at sundewgardens@gmail.com CONTINUED FROM PAGE 20CAREY Blueberries are native to Florida

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Page 22 Opinions EOSun.com How to settle your IRS debt heart, but your biggest organ is wrinkles, but also increases your skin cancer is basal cell carcifairly easy to treat if found early, cancer cells can grow anywhere on your body including the often they are in the areas with agnosed with this deadly cancer has the second highest rate, after Get your skin checked regu these warning signs: shades of tan, black, brown inch or tenderness stylish hats, with the classy wide the sun, on lakes, or the beach rain showers and the crowds at you get when you are in the Maitland resident Nancy Rudner Lugo is a nurse practitioner and president of Health Action, offering workplace health consulting and nurse coaching. Visit www.healthaction.bizBRENDA: low but steadily increasing, and banks on foreclosures are adding PAMELA: BRENDA: PAMELA: BRENDA: I know in the short are getting frustrated as they are Brenda Kolbrich and Pamela Rehbein are Realtors with Keller Williams Advantage II Realty. Reach Kolbrich at 407-963-6876 or Brenda@TopOrlandoHomes.com. Reach Rehbein, at 407-488-4078 or Pamela@HomeforyourHeart.com. Karen R. Spell, P.A. Real Estate Attorney, 407-306-0454 has recently changed its rules for set those cases where the chances are strong based on what is known as doubt as to Peter Pappas is a tax attorney and Certied Public Accountant. He and his Baldwin Park rm, The Pappas Group, have been assisting both federal and state taxpayers with their tax problems for more than 25 years. For more information, call Peter at 407-648-2555, email him at ppappas@ pappaslaw.com or visit PappasTax.com PETER PAPPASGuest Writer Brenda Kolbrich and Pamela RehbeinChit n Chat Dr. Nancy Rudner LugoHealth Action Short sales are climbing in price as housing inventory falls Protecting your bodys biggest organthe skin King Features Weekly ServiceJuly 30, 2012

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........... 3 ...... 10 ............ 16 ...... 17 ............ 20 woman beats cancer, raises 12 Timber Creek community 18 A kidney for Zack BRITTNI JOHNSON Sun Staff In a small, aluminum-sided pre fab building at the edge of a church parking lot, Roxanne Ortiz sat un comfortably waiting to be treated for painful sores she has in her mouth and throat. I dont know what it is, the 54-year-old Bithlo resident said, her voice hoarse. I think it might be throat cancer. gibility for free care, then to a nurse doctor, a volunteer from Florida Hospital, for consultation. She and 16 others who were treated that night by volunteers at center have at least two things in common: They are sick and unin sured. ance because she works part time and her husband is unemployed, so she usually goes to the emergency room when she needs care but de Waterford roads will be under Orange Countys microscope for A massive safety study that will evaluate pedestrian and road safety is currently under way in Waterford and Eastwood, looking at major roadways such as Lake Underhill Road, Alafaya Trail and Waterford Chase Park way. These studies get done every year but theres never been one in east Orange, said Orange County Commissioner Jennifer Thompson who represents East Orlando. This month, the county will meet with homeowners associa tion and area school leaders to understand the concerns and needs in the area. Waterford Lakes Community Association Manager Ken Zook said a study like this has been needed for de cades and especially since Water ford Chase Parkway connected Avalon Park Boulevard to Lake Underhill Road and the popula tion exploded there during the housing boom. Thats when it really started to get kinda crazy and develop ment kicked in on that road, Zook said. Waterford Chase Parkway is the immediate pass through to the [State Road] 408. a battle. The study will look at vehicle and pedestrian-related crashes to see where safety improve It started as a routine trip to the doctor for a jammed thumb after football practice and ended with a diagnosis of kidney failure. Zack Weppel, 15, and his family headed to the doctor late one night last September with an injury not uncommon for healthy, active teenagers. They thought theyd be out in an hour or two, with Zack in a thumb brace and a slight in convenience to his football and lacrosse playing. But when the nurse took his blood pressure it was far too high. They sent the Eastwood fam ily to the emer gency room. A urine sam ple revealed proteins that in dicated kidney failure, also known as renal failure. Zack needed a kidney transplant to live a healthy, normal life. They were overwhelmed by the news. I was shocked, Zack said. I think I threw a pillow at the doctor. We were just all in denial, his mom, Annette Weppel, said. But then we said, all right, lets get a grip, lets focus. And so their search for a kidney began. Zacks blood type is B+, and only about 8 percent of the population has the same. De spite that, many people in the Weppels lives have stepped up to get tested, including fam ily, friends and even some of Annettes cli ents at In Style in Waterford Lakes where she works as a hairstylist. Two donors have had a blood match, but the donating process requires more than just that. The person must be in good health without high blood pressure, then they must Zack, KIDNEY on page 8 Eastwood family searches for kidney for 15-year-old son, wants others to avoid getting sick at 407-701-2832 or Any questions you may Waterford roads studied MEGAN STOKES Sun Staff N. ALAFAYA TRAIL N. AVALON PARK BLVD. WOODBURY ROAD Health care reform in East DAVE CARRIERE Sun Staff REFORM on page 8 ments can be made. Zook said crashes have become so common on Waterford Lakes major road ways that tracking down police reports for the COAs insurance purposes has become part of his daily routine. We had a car come through over on Crape Murtle [trees] in front of [Waterford] Elementary School, and the following week end another car did the same ago to two and a half years ago, Although replacing trees on a regular basis is a headache and sometimes a hit to the COAs pocketbook, Zook said the focus should be on pedestrian safety. Anything that has to do with vehicle-versus-pedestrians, its a STUDY on page 6 STUDY AREA STUDY ROADS STUDY INTERSECTIONS LAKE UNDERHILL ROAD WATERFORD CHASE PARKWAY Back-to-school issue!

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He may be contacted at A SafeHarbor, LLC, PO Box 3167, Winter Park, FL, 32790, telephone 407/644-6646 or e-mail BobAdams@ASafeHarbor.com As most readers know, I was born and raised in Switzerland. For the past three years, I have traveled back and forth just about every month. Switzerland and the United States share many similarities. There are only two western countries that never had a king or a monarchy. Switzerland and the United States were always democ racies from the very beginning. Our governments are similar. the Swiss Confederation) has a two-chambered body that is very much like our American Senate and House of Representatives. Local government is divided into 26 cantons, similar to Americas 50 states. Two international cities Zu rich and Geneva are every bit as cosmopolitan as New York, Chicago, Boston or Los Angeles, and most Swiss would say more so (Swiss people are generally as proud of their country as Ameri cans are of theirs). Our countries have shared a long friendship. In countries where represented by embassies Iran and Cuba for example the Swiss ambassador represents U.S. interests. Switzerland is a neutral country. We have an army, but the Swiss military participates in peacekeep ing missions, not battles. Every Swiss man is subject to military service. Every Swiss man knows how to shoot a gun, and most When we talk about gun con trol in Switzerland, we mean the ability to operate a gun safely and hit the targets we aim at. Most mornings I watch the national news on television. The impression I get in the U.S. is that many media commentators and many Americans too blame Eu rope for the poor state of the world economy. In Europe, I watch the news on German TV. And I get the impres sion that most European media commentators and many Euro peans too blame America for the poor state of the world economy. In Switzerland, people vote about anything and everything. direct democracy, which means we can and will hold elections to decide almost anything. Recently, I attended a dinner with many Chinese delegates, most of whom were business leaders. I sat next to a powerful Chinese entrepreneur. Thankfully, we had an interpreter. The Chinese man (Ive forgotten his name) asked me, Is it true that in Switzerland you can vote about anything and everything? he said, You guys must be stupid then. I pretended the interpreter must have misjudged his words, but I suspect the man is just boorish. I asked him to explain. Well, he said, if we in China could vote about anything and everything, we would vote gov ernment out, and we would vote that we wouldnt have to pay any taxes. It is obvious he doesnt have a clue about democracy. Most recently, the big Swiss banks have played a prominent role in the U.S. news cycle. Privacy is highly valued in banking circles in Switzerland, and the IRS would nancial transactions of U.S. citizens who use Swiss bank accounts. will be resolved amicably. As much as we appreciate privacy, we hold honor, integrity and the rule of law in the highest esteem. Most mornings I watch the national news on television. The impression I get in the U.S. is that many media commentators and many Americans too blame Europe for the poor state of the world economy.

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Page 3 Community News EOSun.com To Marie Ramos, a Wawa hoa gie is a little piece of home shes been missing for six years. She and her husband, Phillip Ramos, not only traveled from their Waterford home to the Wawa grand opening in Orlando in July, they also attended the opening of SeaWorld. Are you kidding? We had to go, she said. It just makes me feel like home. When I moved here no one even knew what a hoagie was. They dont just go for the made-to-order hoagies, which are baked in the Orlando store at 4700 S. Goldenrod Road using dough shipped from Wawas facilities in the northeast to keep the sig nature texture that can only come from the water found in that area. Marie said theyll also stock up on Wawas iced tea and baked goods. The couple was one of many Waterford and Avalon Park resi mated theyd serve up more than 1,000 hoagies in one day. Even people who werent familiar with the chain made the trip. Pam Johnson said she and her family was on their way home from Aquatica water park last week when they spotted the grand opening of the store near Sea World. They were so im pressed that they made the trip to the Goldenrod grand opening on their way to the beach. It sparked my interest. I wanted to see what the buzz was about. Their cappuccino is better than Starbucks, the Eastwood resident said, sounding shocked. Wawa stores are in Pennsyl vania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Florida is company and the Goldenrod store the Orlando area. But it wont be the only East Orlando location. Wawa President Chris Gheysens said 20-30 stores are planned for Florida and that number was the overwhelming response from Orlandos consumers. Currently under construction is a store on East Colonial Drive and Chicka saw Trail. Each store means about 40-60 new jobs for the area and Wawa Orlando Area Manager Charlene Marko-Heim, who moved from Bucks County, Penn., to Rio Pinar in December to open the stores, said the company is still hiring. Theyre going to provide a ton of jobs and I love that they use local vendors, said Orange County Commissioner and Ava lon Park resident Jennifer Thomp son, who attended the Goldenrod grand opening. Ive never experienced it be fore, said Thompson, an East Orlando native. But theres ob viously a market for that type of product here. We have a lot of transplants so people know Wawa. Marko-Heim said that besides shipping the dough for their hoagie rolls, they do many other things to ensure people are get ting the same experience in Or lando that they had in the north east. For example, their iced tea is shipped in and the water used to times to ensure it has the same Were setting records all over the place, Marko-Heim said about sales in Orlando stores. Orlando has exceeded our ex pectations and has welcomed us with open arms. Thats partly thanks to peo ple like Steve Palser who loves Wawa products so much that hes planned a Wawa world tour, which means hell attend every grand opening in the state. Ive been waiting for this for 13 years, said the Kissimmee man, hugging a jug of Wawa iced tea. There are 3 convenient ways to vote in the August 14th Primary Election. Vote by mail with an absentee ballot Vote prior to Election Day at an Early Voting Center (August 4-11) Vote on Election Day at your assigned Polling PlaceMany Election Day polling place locations have changed since the last election. Voters will be mailed a sample ballot prior to the election. Read it carefully for information on changes that affect you. Contact your Orange County Supervisor of Elections Ofce for more details or to request an absentee ballot. Voting Made Easy!(407) 836-8683 www.orangecountyvotes.com 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 Planet Smoothie Schepen. MEGAN STOKES Sun Staff Pam Johnson The store is one of ve opening rescue. Coffee is free at each information, visit www.wawa.com/

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EAST ORLANDO Seventy-six veterans and widows of the fallen were honored during a special Fourth of July observance by Cornerstone Salutes! and the Cornerstone Hospice staff. These often faceless and largely forgotten aging warriors of the United portion of their youth and sometimes decades of their lives. This Salutes! honored 25 veterans largely from WWII, Vietnam, Korea, and 51 widows residing at The Bridge assisted living community on Rouse Road, said Ann Harr RN and regional team manager for Cornerstone Hospice. We are pleased to have partnered with The Bridge assisted living community of east Orlando in this recognition to veterans and widows of the fallen residing at this great facility. Its the least we can do to recognize their indicated Mary Manrique, CEO of Among the widows recognized on this Fourth of July observance was The Bridge resident Carolyn Wormwood, Wormwood, who was one of two documenting the aftermath of the effects of the Fat Man atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. Originally from North Berwick, Maine, Wayne Wormwood enlisted in the Navy becoming a medical technician. Destiny would place him aboard the USS Sanctuary, anchored on Okinawa Bay awaiting orders to proceed to Nagasaki immediately after the detonation. He and another fellow setting up a makeshift dark room in the ships morgue to develop their photos. To support details of her husbands assignment in Nagasaki, Carolyn showed us a sizable article published on March 6, 1990 in the Dover, New Hampshire Fosters Daily Democrat newspaper. Carolyn and her husband were married sixty-three years. They had two sons, Vance, a 15-year U.S. UCF. The Cornerstone Salutes! Fourth of clinical liaison Alex Newsom, himself a U.S. Army veteran who called out the names of the veterans and widows gathered in the spacious dining hall at The Bridge to receive their appreciation. Kris Munch, administrator at The Bridge assisted living community, expressed we are honored to have residing here dozens and dozens of veterans like Joe Hand and widows like Carolyn Wormwood and Betty Ann Caracci and we are proud to be able to offer this emotional recognition jointly with Cornerstone Hospice.Lieutenant Colonel Joe Hand served nation 39 years.Another Bridge resident honored on the Fourth was U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Joe M. Hand (91), originally on July 14, I recall he is quick to clarify. Undergoing boot camp at Cheyenne, Wyoming, he was promptly sent to Fort McPherson in Atlanta, then to Abilene, Texas, then to the Denver, Colorado U.S. Army Hospital for training as a surgical technician. His unit was sent to New Orleans for further training and from there to the point of overseas embarkation at Camp Shanks, New York. From there to Bizerte, Tunisia, the northernmost point on the African continent, then quick across the border to their base in Algeria. From there, Joe Hands medical unit serviced extreme cases Italy, although eventually they had to set up a 500-bed tent hospital outside Naples. With the European war winding down, Joes medical unit was deployed to the Philippines to treat the with the Japanese, but three days out coming and they surrendered, quips this 91 year-young warrior who served his nation thirty-nine years between enlisted time and time in the National Marchant on Easter Sunday, 21 April, 1946. They were married sixty-one years until her passing in 2007. Michael Davies, activities director at The Bridge, specially emphasized the widows of fallen warriors, indicating widows are a largely neglected segment, but we are elated to have this opportunity to recognize our resident recognition to them and to their fallen warrior husbands. Widow Betty Ann Caracci tells us how she met her future husband Jack Caracci, originally from New Orleans and then in the merchant marine hauling gas in huge tankers out of of that profession dawned on Jack, he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1946 and they were married a year later, at age 22. Since Jack was a medical tech sergeant, he was assigned the Pratt known after the war as The Biltmore Hotel. He was later reassigned to Washington, D.C. Betty recalls Jacks tales how while at Pratt, famous for Eisenhower stayed for a week of recuperation after the war and to take in some golf as well. Betty and Jack passing in 2006. They had two sons, David and Christopher.Since 1984, Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative to central Florida residents experiencing Seventy-six WWII, Vietnam, Korea veterans and widows of fallen warriors honored by Cornerstone Salutes! at The Bridge senior living community e Bridge resident Carolyn Wormwood, widow of U.S. Navy ocer Wayne Wormwood, proudly displays article published about her husband on March 6, 1990 in the Dover, New Hampshire Fosters Daily Democrat newspaper. Article details how her husband was one of two Navy ocers assigned to photodocument the aermath of the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki on August 9, immediately aer the detonation. Carolyn Wormwood was one of 51 widows who received a red carnation and a certicate of appreciation for her husbands sacrice during WWII presented by the management of e Bridge and Cornerstone Hospice. Betty Ann Caracci, a resident at e Bridge, shows photo of her late husband, U.S. Army veteran Jack Caracci, a medical technician assigned to Pratt Army Hospital in Coral Gables and to Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. Betty Ann is a military widow who still remembers her late husbands tales of General Dwight Eisenhower staying for recuperation aer WWII at Pratt Army Hospital where he was able to squeeze-in several rounds of golf. A thirty-nine year veteran of the U.S. Army, Lieutenant Colonel Joe M. Hand, served his nation nearly four decades between enlisted time and on the Army National Guard. He enlisted in 1942, became a medical technician taking care of the wounded own-in from throughout battleelds in Europe to their Army hospital base in Algeria, northern Africa. His medical unit was later deployed to the Philippines but three days out of Gibraltar the Japanese heard I was coming and they surrendered, says Colonel Hand, one of the 76 veterans and widows of fallen warriors honored during a Fourth of July Cornerstone Salutes! observance at e Bridge assisted living community on Rouse Rd.by Manny P. Hernandez

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Page 6 Community News EOSun.com The driver who hit Brian Ras mussen didnt even know shed struck a pedestrian until her car stopped moving. His bicycle was jammed under her car, shielding his body as he lay on the pave ment. He was crossing Alafaya Trail and University Boulevard three years ago to get Vietnamese food from his favorite restaurant in a nearby shopping plaza when he was struck. Fortunately the driver was in mid-turn and moving slow But as a 13-year resident along the Alafaya corridor, Rasmussen said it could have been much worse. He said he regularly witnesses car crashes involving pedestrians, especially near the intersection of Alafaya Trail and Science Drive, where he sees young schoolchil dren cross often. I used to be a paratrooper, and I dont think Id want the job of being a crossing guard at Science Drive and Alafaya, said Rasmus sen, an Army veteran. It seems a little risky. According to the Florida De partment of Transportation, there were 45 vehicular crashes involv ing pedestrians and 27 involving bicyclists from 2006-2010 along the heavily traveled 3.1-mile stretch of Alafaya running from East Colonial Drive to McCull och Road. Of the 72 crashes, two caused fatalities. The highest concentration of crashes with pedestrians occurred at the intersection of Alafaya and Science Drive, where many mo torists turn to get to apartment buildings, nearby businesses, the Central Florida Research Park and the University of Central Florida campus. FDOT recently presented its plans to make this stretch of Ala faya safer for all modes of trans portation to the public and re ceived local residents input. Some residents advocated for strategically placed bridges over the road near bus stops and busy intersections that would keep pe destrians from having to interact with drivers. Their ideas are not unrealis tic, FDOT Systems Planner Judy Pizzo said. I take every sugges tion seriously. We will look at ev erything. that one of the roads problems with safety is that crosswalks are scarce and pedestrians dont want to walk long distances to cross. Pizzo worries that pedestrian overpasses would be expensive one was built recently over a nar rower road in Seminole County for a little more than $2 million and there is a chance that people still wont use them. The FDOT study will also eval uate why so many pedestrianinvolved crashes happen near Sci ence Drive and what can be done to prevent it. The study should be complete in December. In the meantime, the state will probably institute small safety measures along north Alafaya in the next few years, FDOT spokes man Steve Olson said, such as better markings on the pavement, adjusting the timing of cross ing signals and closing medians to prevent cars from crossing through them. This is in addition to any major changes they could make as a result of the study. He said there is no time frame for this work yet. FDOT plans to hold another meeting in October to update the on any plans that have been made to solve the problems on Alafaya Trail, as well as to receive more feedback from the community. International artist Peter Pettegrew (known for his brilliant skies and sunsets) has created an exhibit of 35 Florida landscapes, exclusively displayed at our Winter Park Gallery through August 11th. F redlund F ine A rtsPresents Orlandos own Peter PettegrewWhere: 1143 Orange Avenue Winter Park 407-622-0102 fredlundgallery.com When: 11 to 6 Monday-Friday 9 to 5 Saturdays DENNINGORANGE AVEMINNESOTA FAIRBANKS 1143 ORANGE AVE17-92 Parking in rear off Minnesota Professional Pet Sitting, Dog Walking and Pet Taxi F Orlando Pet Connections oers a variety of custom pet care and sitting services. Our specialties include: rfwww.OrlandoPetSitting.com info@OrlandoPetSitting.comntnbtbnn rfn Driveways, Patios, Pool Decks Epoxy Garage Floors Email: Decorative Concrete Decorative Concrete with this ad Increasing pedestrian safety on Alafaya Trail DAVE CARRIERE Sun Staff A pedestrian crosses Alafaya Trail. no-brainer; you have to take the time to look at it. Thats impera tive. Waterford Elementary Princi pal Charles Lindlau agreed, re calling an incident last year when a car clipped the tire of a students bicycle as he rode home from school. The student was not seri ously injured, but Lindlau said it was scary for the school. People travel down Lake Underhill at a pretty high rate of speed until it narrows a little farther down, he said. Even though we have crossing guards and people respect them, having our kids out there makes you a little uneasy at times. Thompson said one of the main safety concerns in the study area is Alafaya Trail, which is cur rently being widened to four lanes and is on track to be completed in the spring of 2014. We have a major arterial un der heavy construction and traf safety issue, she said. ments, Thompson said the priori ties ought to be the intersections of Alafaya and Mark Twain Bou levard, Alafaya and East Colonial Drive, the intersection on Alafaya where Bahama Breeze is, and traf and Golfway Boulevard. Though the study is planned to wrap up in the spring of 2013 when it will go to the Orange County Commission for discus sion, Thompson said there are plenty of small changes that can be made in the meantime that could mean big improvement for driving in the Waterford area. We were getting a lot of peo ple wanting a bike lane on Lake Underhill but the road is not big enough for a bike lane. We were able to get signs out immedi Thompson said. Im interested to see what the community has to say. I think progress is being made and con versations are being had. C STUDY Comments from EOSun.com wasnt worth the expense. CJ Are they expecting someone Michelle Carmona-Percey Mighk Wilson to think about how we make that JP

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Page 8 Community News 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 pass a multitude of tests to be a true has mostly become a waiting game for Zack. Another chance he has is to receive a donation from someone who has lost their life and is an or gan donor. Were on a list waiting for some body to die for him to get a kidney, Annette said frankly. So that he can live again. The Timber Creek High School incom ing sophomore was always active, and since he was little, he moved from one sport to another. Zack is passionate about playing football and lacrosse, and he wants to do that again. His active lifestyle is whats most confusing for him and his fam ily. Hes gotten regular physicals and his blood pressure has always been normal. He never showed any signs that his kidneys werent work ing. But they havent been, and for a while. Its likely that his chronic kidney disease has been progress ing for years. Doctors arent able to diagnose what he has exactly with out a biopsy, but his kidneys arent healthy enough for that. As he grew, his kidneys just stopped and his other organs took over, Annette said. his sister Jessica Weppel. There wasnt a clear picture of what hap pened; it was too much all at once and not enough time to process it. Annette said that she hopes in the future her sons story can be a warning to parents. A simple urine test, which isnt normally a part of a regular physical but could be, would have picked up on Zacks kidney disease a lot sooner. But they say they still feel lucky that 10 months ago he happened to break his thumb toms. Without that, he wouldve eventually gone into a coma. Living a normal life hold out hope that his name will reach the top of the list this month Zack goes through dialysis three times a week for three to four hours each treatment. Three hours if hes good about his low sodium, dairy if he cheats, he said with a smile. His one weakness is cheese, which makes him sick if he eats it. But he just cant give it up, at least not all the time. Its worth it, he said. It hasnt been easy for Zack, but he still tries to live a normal life. He goes out with friends who always keep an eye out on what he eats and he hates it to the movies and goes bowling whenever he can. He said whenever he feels overwhelmed by everything and needs someone to heads to his sisters house for a little escape from life talking about his kidneys. Hes had his struggle with it, but hes learned to cope, Jessica said. He was scared and mad, but now he can see the light a little bit. The main goal is to get a kidney and get back to being a teenager. C KIDNEY cided to go to the clinic for this chronic problem. She said her health is poor because she needs patients they see. In March 2010, Congress passed the Patient reform law meant, in part, to make it easier for preventative care they need. The health care reform law has been a source of political controversy and division from the start. The U.S. Supreme Court decided on June 28 to uphold the entire law after its constitutionality was challenged. The law mandates that all individuals carry health insurance and it provides subsidies to help those who make up to 400 percent of the federal coverage on their own. It also bars insurance companies from discriminating against patients with pre-existing conditions, expands the Med icaid program and helps consumers compare in surance policies to get the best rates. Aaron Liberman, a University of Central Flor ida health services administration professor, said that the health care reform law means a great deal to millions of uninsured Americans, but as more people seek care, the system may become strained. He likens the legislation to Medicare, a pro gram that he says has evolved and improved to This is just the start of this legislation, Liber time we will see this law become a very integral part of the system of health care that we have in America today. Many East Orlando residents and business reaching further than the health care industry. The law mandates that companies employ ing more than 50 workers provide some sort of health coverage or face paying a tax. In East Orlando, congresswoman Sandy Ad ams has urged for repeal of the law she says will hinder job growth and increase taxes. She said that it is unfair to small businesses in the area that are trying to expand but could face penalties for hiring more employees. This has caused [businesses] to step back, Adams said. The bottom line is its making it harder for them to hire. Dalia Cantor, Avalon Park Accounting owner, is important, she worries the health care reform law could prove costly to smaller businesses, which make up most of her clientele. If the government needs to pay for some thing, the taxes will go up, Cantor said. The small guys, I think theyll get hurt. Sharon Espinoza, a health care administra tor at Avalon Park Family Medicine, said shes concerned that the greater amount of people de manding care may put a strain on physicians, af fecting the quality of care patients will receive. But Liberman argued that while doctors may be forced to spend less time with their patients, the number of people who receive much-needed care will be greater because of the law. The question is, he said, does that detract from the greater good of the country as a whole? health care reform law will have on businesses, health care providers and patients in East Orlan do. Parts of the act are still being implemented and will be throughout 2014. One thing Nina Tissandier a nurse at Flor ida Hospital East who volunteers at Shepherds Hope can attest to is there is an immense num ber of uninsured people living in East Orlando who need help. I dont think itll correct the whole problem, she said of the health care law, but I think itll help a lot of people. C REFORM

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Page 10 Sports EOSun.com Young star joins Timber Creek football ALICIA ROSE DELGALLO Sun Staff It went on all night Jacques Patrick took the ball, and battling through defend er after defender, hurtled his way down was kind of scared because he was a fresh backer is not only the son of Coach Rankin; he also led the state of Florida in tackles last season last year, but adding Pat ferent schools and talks to the coaches, he PHOTOS CONTRIBUTED BY THE PATRICK FAMILY Patrick visited the University of Georgia where he tried on the gear. (Right) Patrick at practice.

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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 this form to: Turnstile Media Group 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835 MY $10.00 PAYMENT IS ENCLOSED BILL ME LATER Make payment payable to Turnstile Media Group Mail payment to: 1500 Park Center Drive, Orlando, FL 32835 The Scoop New sports at East River JOHN RICHARDSON Guest Writer their well-known football, bowling, wrestling and John Richardson is athletic director at East River High School. Registration for fall 2012 youth volleyball and soccer in Avalon Park runs through Aug. 5 with late registration on Aug. 6, which carries a $10 fee. Register at Avalon Park YMCA, 12001 Avalon Lake Drive, Ste. M-P, Orlando. For more information, visit www.quickscores.com/Avalon ParkYMCA or call Vernon Chinn at 407-381-2512. University of Central Florida senior free safety Kemal Ishmael was picked for the Jim Thorpe Award Watch List in July. The award is given to the best defensive back in college football. Ishmael was one of 35 stu dent-athletes in the U.S. to be named to the list. He is the second Knight in the past two seasons to earn a spot on the list. Former Knight Josh Rob inson was chosen last year and went on to be selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2012 NFL Draft. UCF senior Rob Calabrese was nominated for the 2012 Allstate American Football Coaches Associa tion Good Works Team Tuesday. The award recognizes a select group of college football players committed to making a difference in their communi ties. A total of 117 student-athletes from colleges and universities across the country were nominated, and a voting panel will select two 11-player Good Works Teams, which will be unveiled in September. Registration for fall youth soccer at the Blanchard Park YMCA runs through Aug. 12. Late registry carries a fee of $10. The season runs from Aug. 27 to Oct. 27. Register at the Blanchard Park YMCA, 10501 J Blanchard Trail, Orlando. For more information, visit www.quickscores. com/BlanchardParkYMCA, email sports director Robert Carmona at rcarmona@cfymca.org or call the YMCA at 407-381-8000. Sign up for swim lessons at the Blanchard Park YMCA through Aug. 4 when the program begins. Register at the Blanchard Park YMCA, 10501 J Blanchard Trail, Orlando or call the YMCA at 407-381-8000 for more information. 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Page 12 Lifestyle EOSun.com It began as an annoying feeling that children, headed to the Internet for infor erything in order for the future because she which burned her skin and left her without tack that doctors her doctors told her she was cancer free Going through that toll cancer takes it along with their Taking action to help will wonder what cancer is rather than ney Princess Half Marathon and gathered successful in her fundraising, said Kelley less of what life throws at you, you get to children and husband is what she cherishes If what you thought to be true about money turned out NOT to be true, when would you want to know?www.OrlandoMoneyMastersPRS.com 2012 March of Dimes Foundation working together for stronger, healthier babies NOMINATE AN OUTSTANDING NURSEMarch of Dimes Nurse of the Year will honor the contributions of nurses working in Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties who have demonstrated extraordinary patient care, compassion, and service.What are the categories?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. Categories range from Advance Practice to Student Nurse. Who can nominate a nurse?Anyone can! Patients, co-workers, supervisors, health professionals, and self-nominations are also encouraged. What is the deadline?September 3, 2012Have a question?312.274.8679 Sponsored by 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 A dose of positivity BRITTNI JOHNSON Sun Staff PHOTO BY BRITTNI JOHNSON Paula McCormick and her children, Cameron and Megan, hang out in their Avalon Park home. Mc Cormick recently won Woman of the Year by raising $15,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Visit www.lls.org to learn more about the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and how you can help. Theyre looking for next years competitors for Man and Woman of the Year, and you can nominate someone on their site. Paula McCormick is also passionate about the organization Base Camp, which helps children with cancer. Visit www.basecamp.org

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Page 14 Lifestyle EOSun.com AUGUST Registration for fall 2012 youth volleyball and soccer runs through Aug. 5 with late registration on Aug. 6, which carries a $10 fee. Register at Avalon Park YMCA, 12001 Avalon Lake Drive, Ste. M-P, Orlando. For more information, visit www.quicks cores.com/AvalonParkYMCA or call Vernon Chinn at 407-381-2512. The Avalon Park Foundation will col lect nominations throughout August for the 2012 Foundation Commu nity Awards which honor local busi nesses and residents for their involve ment with the community. Winners will be honored at a black-tie gala in Town Park on Nov. 3. Nomination forms can be found at www.facebook. com/avalonparkfoundation and must be returned to the POA ofce, 3680 E. Avalon Park Blvd., Ste. 120, Orlando or faxed to 407-249-9437 by Aug. 31. AUG. 3 The Latino Family Conference will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at Valencia College East Cam pus, 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando. Students, parents, teachers and administrators are invited to discuss education in the Latino com munity and listen to keynote speakers Florida Commissioner of Education Gerard Robinson and Orange Coun ty Public Schools Superintendent Barbara Jenkins. Admission is $100. Lunch and materials will be provided. For more information or to register, visit www.LatinoFamilyConference. com or call 407-895-0801. The second annual All About Evan yard sale where all proceeds benet a familys steep medical bills for their teenage son who was in a crippling car crash, is from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 3, and Saturday, Aug. 4, at 1771 Anna Catherine Drive in Eastwood. Donations in the form of money, furniture, household items and toys for the yard sale will be collected through Friday, Aug. 3. For more information, contact Sandra McCall at 321-945-1908 or Kirk Mc Call at 407-928-0048. AUG. 4 Early voting for the 2012 primary election runs from Aug. 4-11. The East Orlando polling location is the Alafaya Branch Library, 12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, with hours from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. AUG. 7 National Night Out: Wash Out Crime is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Avalons Town Park. Get to know your neighbors and help build a stronger safer community with information booths, free child ID kits, childrens activities and a water slide and Slip N Slide. AUG. 9 Lach Orthodontic Specialists will host s Flash Back Party to benet the Smiles for Hope Founda tion at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at Amway Centers ONE80 Grey Goose Lounge. The party will feature live s rock music, prizes for best s costumes and rafe prizes including Disney tickets, Orlando Magic tickets, a cruise gift certicate, a New Smyrna Beach vacation and a 32-inch at screen TV. Tickets are free with a $10 to $15 donation at the door or can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com. For more information, visit www.lachortho.com or call 407-359-1960. AUG. 10 The East Orlando Chamber of Com merce will host a small-business expo from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 10, at Renaissance Senior Center, 3800 S. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando. Attendees can showcase their businesses, network with other chamber members and take part in business workshops. Admission is $5 for chamber members and $10 for non-members. Donations of school supplies of equal value will also be accepted. For more information, visit www.eocc.org or call 407-277-5951. AUG. 11 County Commissioner Jennifer Thompson will host the 2nd Annual District 4 Back to School Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug.11, at Meadow Woods Magic Recreation Center, 1751 Rhode Island Woods Circle, Orlando. The free event will feature food, entertainment and fam ily fun with county resources and lo cal businesses. Backpacks will be dis tributed at 12:30 p.m. No reservation is necessary. For more information, email Jason Russo at Jason.russo@ oc.net or call 407-836-5881. AUG. 12 Food Truck Crazy will return to Oviedo from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd. 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. AUG. 16 Avalon Park Accounting and Smart Start-Up hosts Thirsty Thursdays Small Business Social from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Bayridge Sushi in Avalon Park, 3891 E., Avalon Park Blvd., Orlando. For more information, call 321-221-0175. AUG. 23 A Theatre UCF production of the murder-mystery play Death trap is at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23-26 at the University of Central Florida Theatre UCF Main Stage, 4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando. Tickets cost $17, $15 for seniors and $10 for students. For more information, visit www.theatre.ucf.edu or call the box ofce at 407-823-1500. AUG. 24 The Fourth Friday Fest Family Block Party is from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, in downtown Avalon Park. It will be a family-friendly event with live music and local artists. AUG. 26 The food truck bazaar will return to downtown Avalon Park from 6-9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26. For more information, visit www.thedailycity. com/2011/02/thedailycitycom-orlan do-food-truck.html Free events at the Alafaya Branch Library, 12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando: Back-to-School Bargain Shopping is at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16. Learn tips and tricks for saving money dur ing back-to-school shopping season from Mary Edwards of Coupon ersUnited.com Register by calling 407-835-7481. Zumba Workout Blast is at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20. The tness program will be 50 minutes long and will include stretching, cardiovascular and strength exercises as well as talks on ways to improve your nutrition. Register by calling 407-835-7323. A free gourmet coffee tasting is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. Paws to Read is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. Practice read ing skills by reading aloud to therapy dogs from Be an Angel Therapy Dogs Ministry. Born to Be Wild Movie and Craft is from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. Dis cover the remarkable bond between humans and animals with a movie, craft and trivia. Lower Your Electricity Bill is 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30. The Orange County Homeowners Energy Ef ciency Program will teach about inex pensive, energy efcient technologies and ways to save energy. Attendees will receive free energy-efcient light bulbs, weather stripping, a voucher for a free shade tree and more. Regis ter by calling 407-835-7481. Calendar Food Truck Crazy Deathtrap Early voting

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Page 17 Education EOSun.com ing forward to your children college in order for students to transfer these dates into his or her likely to succeed if they are both and child will likely undergo reconcile all of the new ideas they Brandy Christman works in the Admis sions Ofce of The Burnett Honors Col lege at the University of Central Florida. She graduated from UCF with university honors and bachelors degrees in psy chology and sociology in spring 2004. the-ordinary after-school care for kids: Avalon Park YMCA Kids R Kids and after-school care, which ties, and children can stay as late Primrose School for students in grade three or 08/31/2012 Back to School Unique kid care available DAVE CARRIERE Sun Staff Parents can ease move to college BRANDY CHRISTMAN Guest Writer The first year of college is a huge transition for both parents and students. By accepting change and giving students room to grow, parents can do their part in making the transition a successful one.

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Page 18 Education EOSun.com caked in dirt with fresh blisters garden in the back of the school, because he liked the idea of it graduate, started the garden in learned constantly through trial too close together and yielding enriching the soil enough to sus It looks really beautiful there said, adding that he used the suggested for those who can, I see a lot of kids who are highly Hubble said seeing the kids for Change founders that their Money wise, getting the tools How your child can help the community HELPING OUT AT SCHOOL Orange County School Board member Daryl Flynn dents should be sure to read all and students can also inquire at FOR THE ANIMAL LOVERS KARMA Club sponsor Teena Patel ing Results for Mankind and Back to School To nd out how you can help with the garden, contact Zuleika Hubble at Zuleika.Hubble@ OCPS.net How does your community grow? MEGAN STOKES Sun Staff PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY GARDEN FOR CHANGE A core group of 10 volunteers made the garden what it is today a high-producing food machine that feeds those in need. Please see GARDEN on page 19

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Page 19 Education EOSun.com www.pageschool.com Page Private School will be offering the High Reach Curriculum approved by the Department of Education. This program will enhance interactive hands-on experiences through language, physical development, and social skills. This curriculum will focus on science, math, language, community, and purposeful play. Assessments will be given twice a year to measure the academic progress of each student. P AGE P RIVATE S CHOOL PAGE PRIVATE SCHOOL FOUNDED 1908PAGE PRIVATE SCHOOLN OW O FFERING VPK! Children must be 4 years old by September 1st. N OW O FFERING VPK! Children must be 4 years old by September 1st. C ALL F OR I NFORMATION August 20, 2012 June 7, 2013 University Park 407.678.033310250 University Blvd., Orlando, FL Ages 2 through Grade 8August 13, 2012 May 30, 2013 Towne Center 407.324.1144100 Aero Lane, Sanford, FL Ages 2 through Grade 8Hours 8:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. We offer extended hours from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Snacks provided by parents CALL FOR IN F ORMAT I ON Back to School School News Castle Creek Elementary School will host a meet-the-teacher event from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16. Corner Lake Middle School will host a meet and greet for students to meet teachers, pick up their sched ules and walk around campus from 12:30-3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17. Sunrise Elementary School will host a meet-the-teacher event from 2:30-4 p.m. for kindergarten and from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, for rst through fth grades. Avalon Middle Schools Husky Hello, an opportunity for parents and students to pick up schedules, nd classes, get information about student and parent activities, join SAC and PTSA and get bus route information, is from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at the school, 13914 Mailer Blvd., Orlando. For more information, visit www.avalonmiddle.ocps.net Ten East Orlando students were honored for their community service by the Kiwanis Club of East Orange County at its annual Outstanding Student of the Year Program on May 16. Leah Crocker, Jeanine Nan gauta, Emily Lennon, Jake Lewis, Brianna Berry, Nurea Bosshard, Alan Orellana, Levi Bradley Katherine Liezert and Rebecca Imbornoni each received plaques and neck ribbons at the ceremony. Rhonda Cato of the Magic Curtain Production theater group was selected as an outstanding national educator at the Junior Theatre Festi val in Atlanta. Cato was one of eight educators selected from nearly 50 theater groups in the U.S. Rhonda Cato honored HELPING OTHER KIDS Just 1 Book founder Sarah Dewitz OPPORTUNITIES FOR TEENS Avalon Park Teen Club adviser Stephanie Hodson FOR KIDS OF ANY AGE GROUP Kiwanis of Avalon Parks Dave Schmitt est thing about these clubs is that the kids HELPING THROUGH A CHURCH St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church with life-threatening illnesses and their C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 18 GARDEN Just 1 Book Kiwanis of Avalon Park Avalon Park Teen Club

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Page 20 Opinions EOSun.com announce the date for the second the Meadow Woods Magic Recre necessary to allow students to get sources, local businesses, food celebrate the start to a new school Jennifer Thompson is the commissioner for Orange County District 4. Contact her at 407-836-5881 or Jennifer.Thompson@ oc.net or binge eating and therefore, ending their loss and gain of weight will sustainable change in health, weight loss and Product choice is educating how to choose choose exercises that are tailored around their 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 Jennifer Thompson Commissioners Corner Richard Rosado Chef Richs Kitchen My cooking philosophy Dont miss the Small Business Expo charity Network and strengthen local to children in need across Central in on the fun and get to know your Gege Venant is membership director for the East Orlando Chamber of Commerce. Visit eocc.org << Salmon Cakes with Cucumber Relish Serves four 3 Idaho potatoes, halved and peeled 1.5 cups salmon, cooked cooled and aked 1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs 3/4 cup skim milk 1 tbsp mustard 1 tbsp mayonnaise 1/4 cup smoked salmon, minced 1 tsp capers, chopped 5 tsp chives, chopped 5 tsp dill, chopped Cucumber Relish 1 cup seedless cucumber, diced 1 cup skinless tomatoes 1/2 cup red onion, diced 1 tbsp jalapenos, minced 4 tsp balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp cilantro, minced 2 tsp olive oil Method Simmer the potatoes until they are tender, drain and allow them to dry. Rince the potatoes and when cool, mix them with the remainder of the salmon cake ingredients together. Form the cakes and place in refrigerator. Squeeze out the moisture of the cucumbers and reserve liquid. Mix all the relish ingredients and taste. Re-season if needed. In a hot, oiled pan, brown off each side of the cakes at eight minutes and serve on top of the relish. Give a backpack, get a backpack Events to grow your business Gege Venant From the Chamber Fruits of our labors Tom Carey From My Garden to Yours Please see CAREY on page 21

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Page 21 Opinions EOSun.com Letters to the editor Have an opinion? Send it to newsdesk@eosun.com Valencia expands opportunities in Lake Nona we will train students for careers in the including a biotech lab a library, a health care and the sciences and to create faculty highly trained scientists who also to work closely with Lake Nona High where high school students can enroll in coossee Road, we look forward to wel Dr. Mike Bosley executive dean Valencias Lake Nona campus Avoid the lines on Election Day vote early Bill Cowles Orange County Supervisor of Elections Good deals and good deeds go hand-in-hand school season, consider donating their old within budget, clearing out your closets Bill Oakley President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Central Florida and forgone is the idea that they are dogs and our understanding of canine rottweilers, border collies, Labrador solitary, sedentary lifestyle is counternot fastened to leashes or restricted to and they are better able to coexist with world, I draw a blank for what our with their dogs and are constantly Teena Patel, certied dog trainer and canine behavioral counselor, has over 14 years of ex perience 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. The human-dog relationship Teena Patel Pet Life Tom Carey is the owner of Sundew Gardens, a you-pick gardening business near the University of Central Florida in East Orlando. Visit the Sundew Gardens Facebook page and e-mail him at sundewgardens@gmail.com C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 20 CAREY Blueberries are native to Florida

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Page 22 Opinions EOSun.com How to settle your IRS debt heart, but your biggest organ is wrinkles, but also increases your skin cancer is basal cell carci fairly easy to treat if found early, cancer cells can grow anywhere on your body including the often they are in the areas with agnosed with this deadly cancer has the second highest rate, after Get your skin checked regu these warning signs: shades of tan, black, brown inch or tenderness stylish hats, with the classy wide the sun, on lakes, or the beach rain showers and the crowds at you get when you are in the Maitland resident Nancy Rudner Lugo is a nurse practitioner and president of Health Action, offering workplace health consulting and nurse coaching. Visit www.healthaction.biz BRENDA: low but steadily increasing, and banks on foreclosures are adding PAMELA: BRENDA: PAMELA: BRENDA: I know in the short are getting frustrated as they are Brenda Kolbrich and Pamela Rehbein are Realtors with Keller Williams Ad vantage II Realty. Reach Kolbrich at 407-963-6876 or Brenda@TopOr landoHomes.com. Reach Rehbein, at 407-488-4078 or Pamela@Homefory ourHeart.com. Karen R. Spell, P.A. Real Estate Attorney, 407-306-0454 has recently changed its rules for set those cases where the chances are strong based on what is known as doubt as to Peter Pappas is a tax attorney and Certied Public Accountant. He and his Baldwin Park rm, The Pappas Group, have been assisting both federal and state taxpayers with their tax problems for more than 25 years. For more information, call Peter at 407-648-2555, email him at ppappas@ pappaslaw.com or visit PappasTax.com PETER PAPPAS Guest Writer Brenda Kolbrich and Pamela Rehbein Chit n Chat Dr. Nancy Rudner Lugo Health Action Short sales are climbing in price as housing inventory falls Protecting your bodys biggest organthe skin King Features Weekly ServiceJuly 30, 2012

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