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HOLLYWOODGAZETTE.COM VOL. XIII NO. 6 FEBRUARY 2014 PRSRT STD ECRWSS US POSTAGE PAID PERMIT 1498 FT LAUD ,FL 3363 SHERIDAN ST. SUITE 209 HOLLYWOOD, FL 33021 LOCAL Postal Customer PHOTO BY COURTNEY ORTIZ | WWW.COURTNEYORTIZ.COM HOLLYWOOD LOVE NOTES 5-7 | FEBRUARY CALENDAR OF EVENTS 8-9 | CHAMBER NEWS 22-23 gazette Recently engaged Hollywood residents Chelsey Colliflower and Corey Hayes

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8DRAWN TO THE BEACH 5K RUN/WALK7 a.m., Hollywood BroadwalkThis 5K Family Run/Walk raises funds for educational purposes. The event is sponsored by Beachside Montessori Village PTSA. Information: 954-921-7273KEEP HOLLYWOOD BEAUTIFUL BEACH SWEEP 7-11 a.m., Charnow Park, 300 Connecticut St.Join this effort to collect litter from along the beach. Volunteers must be at least age 8 to participate.Information: 954-921-3020 or Works / Volunteer Hollywood)ANDREA ZITTEL: HOT TOPICS ARTIST SERIES5 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. lecture and Q&A, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St. Andrea Zittel is an American sculp tor, installation artist, Relational artist and co-founder of High Desert Test Sites, a 35-acre artist compound in Joshua, Calif. Since 2000, home furniture, clothing, and food have all been explored in her ongoing effort to better understand human nature and the social construction of needs and desires. Tickets are $10 non-members; $5 members, students, teachers, and Information: 954-921-327414FAIRYTALES VALENTINES DAY BASH6-10 p.m., Fairytales Hollywood, 2000 Harrison St. features time for dress-up, makeovers, a disco party, karaoke, music games and a fashion show starring the participants. Parents have the option to stay and enjoy complimentary wine and refreshments. Cost is $35. Space is limited, so RSVP is recommended.Information: 954-822-469915D OWNTOWN ARTWALK 7-10 p.m., Harrison Street area Starts at 20th Avenue and Hollywood Blvd. at Anniversary Park.Information: 954-921-3500 GET LISTED! Visit HollywoodGazette.com more area happenings or to list yours. GOSEE DO WHATS HOT & HAPPENING IN HOLLYWOOD FEBRUARY 8 OLD YOU & BEACH DAY 8-11 p.m., ArtsPark at Young Circle, Hollywood Blvd. & U.S. 1 Jefferson Airplane meets Norah Jones in the sound of Charleston, S.C.s soulful indie rockers Old You, making their South Florida debut. The party starts with an opening set by Holly woods own Beach Day.Information: 954-921-3500 Beach Day Old You 8

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MOVIES & MUSICARTSPARK LIVE!8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, ArtsPark amphitheater, Hollywood Blvd. & U.S. 1FREE FRIDAY MOVIE NIGHTSFeb. 7: Planes, PG Feb. 14: Sleepless in Seattle, PG Feb. 21: Remem ber the Titans, PG Feb. 28: Glory Road, PGInformation: 954-921-3500SATURDAYSFeb. 8: ArtsPark Live, featuring Old Feb. 22: ArtsPark Live, featuring Holly & the Hubcaps, blues and rock HOLLYWOOD BEACH THEATRE MUSIC AND DANCING 7:30-9 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, Hollywood Beach Theatre, Johnson Street and the BroadwalkMONDAYS Feb.10: Guy DeVito, dance music Feb. 17: Beverly Lewis & The Mixx, soulful R&B, rock Feb. 24: The Mystics, 0s doowopTUESDAYS rock Feb. 11: Wayne L., family fun show Feb. 18: John Ricci, popular stan dards Feb. 25: Xpresso, dance and discoWEDNESDAYSFeb. 5: Rough Shot, country Feb. 19: Honey Spine, acoustic folk duo Feb. 26: Mamas Little Wranglers, country music family bandFRIDAYSFeb. 7: Mainstreet, classic rock and dance music Feb. 14: Electric Arrow, dance music music Feb. 28: Caribbean Music Farm, reggaeSATURDAYS Feb. 8: Thunderhead, classic rock Feb. 15: Jerry Head, one-man band Feb. 22: East End Rose, classic rockInformation: 954-921-3404 HARD ROCK LIVE!Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole WayFeb. 9: 43rd Annual Tribal Fair : Robert Randolph and The Family Ban Feb. 13: Alan Parsons Live Project and The Orchestra with former members of ELO Feb. 28: Salsa Giants. Miranda, Eddie Santiago, Sergio George and moreShow times: 954-7975531Fort Lauderdale Improv 5700 Seminole Way Feb. 6-9: Paul MecurioShow times: 954-9815653ART EXHIBITS ART AND CULTURE CENTER OF HOLLYWOOD EXHIBITS10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday, and Noon-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1650 Harrison St. These exhibits run until March 16, unless noted. Abracadabra: 7th Annual Exhibi tion and Fundraiser : Abracadabra is an exhibition of over 100 works that culminates with a live drawing where every ticket holder goes home with an original piece of art. Tickets start at $375. T hrough March 14 .) Them/Us: This is an exhibition of large-scale drawings in charcoal. work in high realism presents selectively edited drawings of animal subjects. Johnny Laderer: Fast Fade: Laderer shows how the mundane and left-by-the-wayside have meaning. Kristen Thiele: Smoke and Mirrors: Thieles imagery is derived from the motion pictures of the 1930s -50s. She is particularly interested in how this era aligns with the idea of artiAline Kominsky-Crumb: Hair Magic and More: Famed cartoonist Aline Kominsky-Crumb was inspired to do this series of portraits and related video by her mothers beauti cian Information: 954-921-3274Robert Randolph and The Family Band Paul Mecurio Next monthDREAM CAR CLASSIC CAR SHOW 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Hollywood Boulevard between 19th & 20th Avenue Special Guest: George Barris, legendary and other vehicles. Vehicle registration is $20. Information: 954-924-2980DOG BOWL 201410 a.m.-3 p.m., TY Park, 3300 N. Park Road with vendors, games, contests, Information: 954-646-3786RARE EARTH8-11 p.m., ArtsPark at Young Circle, Hollywood Blvd. & U.S. 1Classic rockers Rare Earth offer a free, all-ages show. Information: 954-924-2980222014 BULLYMPICS10 a.m., TY Park, 3300 N. Park Road group Buddies Thru Bullies. Owners guide bulldogs through an obstacle Information: buddiesthrubullies. org22-232014 HOLLYWOOD BEACH OPEN, FOOTVOLLEY TOUR11 a.m.-6 p.m., Hollywood Beach Information: 305-213-327523HOLLYWOOD HISTORICAL SOCIETYS HOME TOUR Noon-4 p.m., various sites Information: Clarissa Barth, 305-409-713927-March 2LITTLE FLOWER CHURCH & SCHOOL CARNIVAL5:30-11p.m. Thursday and Friday and noon-midnight Saturday and Sunday, 1805 Pierce St.This event raises money for the Parish Ministries. Information: 954-922-3517 9

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DOWNTOWN NEWS W e b s i t e D e s i g n S i n c e 1 9 9 5 B r o c h u r e D e s i g n B u s i n e s s C a r d & L e t t e r h e a d D e s i g n T r a d e S h o w D i s p l a y s S o c i a l M e d i a M a r k e t i n g T V A d v e r t i s i n g 9 5 4 5 2 2 8 7 7 2 | w w w A d E x c e l l e n c e c o m 2 4 5 0 H o l l y w o o d B l v d S u i t e 3 0 0 H o l l y w o o d F L 3 3 0 2 0 BY DAVID VOLZ CORRESPONDENT MarBlue, a manufacturer of accessories for mobile devices has announced the expansion of its international headquarters and research and development facility in downtown Hollywood. The expansion includes the creation of 28 new jobs with an average wage of $64,637. This is 150 percent of the average wage in Broward County. There are 30 people now working at the companys headquarters. The new headquarters will be located at 1955 Harrison Street in the heart of downtown Hollywood. The over 13,000 square-foot facility will be housed in a distinctive Streamline Moderne architectural style building. Due to the explosive growth of the mobile device industry and its continued business success over the past two years, MarBlue is now announcing plans to expand its headquarters in Hollywood, to accommodate its design, sales and marketing departments, according to information from the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). This will bring a new customer base to potentially patronize our local merchants, said Jorge Camejo, Executive Director of the City of Hollywood CRA. It also renovates and updates a signature building on a prominent corner in downtown Hollywood. This adds value to the downtown area and restores an architectural style that is significant to the region. MarBlue is a perfect fit for a unique and elegant building. MarBlue is a company that has demonstrated its commitment to developing truly innovative products and to being to a real community partner in our city, says Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober. The companys expansion in Hollywood represents an important investment in an industry that attracts the creative class and will help grow Hollywoods reputation as a community that values out of the box thinking. The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance worked with the City of Hollywood, the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency, Enterprise Florida and the State of Florida Department of Economic Opportunity on a $112,000 Qualified Targeted Industry (QTI) incentive package for which the company qualified. MarBlue, formerly Marware Inc., started in 1993 making software for the Apple Newton, the first fully functional handheld computer. Marware expanded to cases and accessories and relocated to the San Francisco Bay area in 1995. The companys products were sold worldwide and were available at multiple retail outlets including the Apple-owned Newton stores. With this success in developing functional, trendsetting accessories for PDAs and laptop computers, the company shifted its primary focus and relocated to Hollywood, Florida in 1999, according to the Hollywood CRA. The impact of this project to the state, county and city of Hollywood is significant because of the concentration on retaining and creating employment opportunities in a high tech industry very important to Broward County, said Bob Swindell, president and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TO MOVE INTO OLD ARTS ACADEMY BUILDING Named after the Spanish Wine Maker with feline twist, Marques is a 4 year old rescue from the Broward Human Society that has enlivened our home with his vivacious personality and ceaseless begging. This social cat enjoys family gatherings, patrolling his kitty proof yard, soccer, playing with friends, biting and of course Eating and nap time on our white bed! WANT YOUR PET TO BE PET OF THE MONTH? Send a photo, pets name and special traits to creative@hollywoodgazette.com pet of the month Marques de Riscat VISIT HOLLYWOODGAZETTE.COM TO LEARN HOW YOU CAN HELP US EXPAND CIRCULATION 11

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DOWNTOWN NEWS Since 1978 Residential Commercial Remodeling & RepairsWE DO IT ALL 30 YRS. EXPERIENCE Mold Certified & insured Licensed #CGC1506268 #CC1327798 Broward: 954-444-7708 Dade: 305-444-7709 www.AdaptiveCreations.com Carpentry Windows & Doors Painting Wall Texturizing Kitchens Renovations Tile Concrete We build attractive dumpster enclosures HONESTY INTEGRITY ETHICAL PROFESSIONAL Roof Coating & Water Proo ng Specialists (954) 654-4464www.LandisRoo ng.com Locally owned and operated by husband and wife team Joel & Christine Landis of Dania Beach, FL. Quality roofing work at fair pricesLICENSED & INSURED Broward County, FL CC#06-R1309-X Fl State Registered Contractor #29027382 International Code Council National Standard Roo ng Contractor JL22235 A program designed to impact at-risk youth, Kids Sailing Into Their Future (K-Sail), launched Tues., Jan. 28, at the Lauderdale Yacht Club. A team of local leaders participating in the Leadership Hollywood program offered by the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has recently taken the program on as a project to recruit volunteers, publicize the program and expand the web site. K-Sail is a four weekend life-skills program set in a learn-to-sail experience. The program is for kids 10-15, who while learning the basics of boating, water safety and marine ecology also learn to live successfully. Based on the New River in Fort Lauderdale, K-Sail influences the lives of kids whose families are exiting homelessness, so theyll have a better future. The 28 sailboat, LAvenir (the future) was generously gifted by Marina Bay Marina and Resort and renovated by Research Metrix Group. Partnering with HOPE South Florida to work with children in their shelter programs has offered at-risk youth an opportunity that would normally be outside of their reach. HOPE South Florida is a non-profit organization with the mission to provide hope for the homeless and hurting through services and partnerships with the faith community. Donations, program sponsors and volunteers are encouraged to participate. For more information, please email Stephanie Lateulade at slateulade@hopesouthflorida. org, visit k-sail.org or call 954-566-2311. K-Sail program launches to benefit at-risk youth BY CARON CONWAY LEAD CORRESPONDENT Young girls fairytale fantasies come true at Fairytales Hollywood, a new downtown business specializing in whimsical parties as well as charitable events designed to brighten the lives of disadvantaged and ill girls. Hollywood resident Javier Rodriguez and his wife Maranda Miller opened Fairytales Hollywood at 2000 Harrison Street in early January. Rodriguez, a private investigator for the past 14 years, was inspired by his love of kids and volunteering and by childhood friend Esteban Barrios, who opened party venue Fairy Tale For Girls (www.fairytaleforgirls.com) in Miami four years ago. Rodriguez and Miller put their own special touches on their party services as well as the interior space itself. The interior design of the business features pink-candy walls, purple glittered floors, a Moroccan-theme facial station and a zebra-print salon with high-heel pedicure chairs. Graffiti artist Skott Rage Johnson donated his talent to the hand-painted murals after learning that Fairytales Hollywood will be involved in charitable endeavors. Fairytales Hollywood and its staff of costumed Fairies offer pampering Spa Parties, elegant Tea Parties and Hip Teen Disco Parties. The vast array of services for fairytale princesses includes glittered makeup makeovers, custom hairstyles, mani/pedis, mini-facials and disco dancing, as well as karaoke, arts and crafts tables, a Nintendo Wii station and smart plasma TVs. Following their makeovers, princesses are adorned with custom-made tutus, jewelry and accessories, and prepared for starring roles in their own Fairytales Fashion Show, complete with an emcee. We are flexible in creating the perfect package for your vision and budget, said Rodriguez, who offers extras such as a pink limo ride to the venue, catering, shopping in the Fairytales Boutique, living statues, face painting, candy stations and photography. Rodriguez plans to donate his services and venue at least once a month to charitable causes benefiting girls, and he welcomes inquiries from foundations, agencies and organizations that are interested in throwing an unforgettable party for disadvantaged, abused or ailing youngsters and several guests of their choosing. I want to give less fortunate girls a princess makeover and fashion show they will never forget, said Rodriguez, whose volunteer work includes the YMCA. We will be offering parties complete with role-play or youth spa pampering, glitter makeup makeovers, disco dance parties, karaoke, and many more fun games and activities. Upcoming events that are open to the public include the Fairytales Valentine Bash, from 6 to 10 p.m. Fri., Feb. 14, featuring a glitter makeup makeover, mani/pedi with design, minifacial and massage, glitter hairstyling, a fashion show, disco party, karaoke, Wii station, and games and dancing with the Fairies. The cost is $35 per child. Fairytales Hollywood also will be hosting a special event just prior to Mothers Day, in conjunction with a local church, for girls who dont have a mom. If I can put a smile on a little girls face, that just makes me happy and its all worth it for me, Rodriguez said. I just want to be a part of the community. Rodriguez, who has lived in Hollywood for the past 10 years, did not have to look very far for the location for his new business. I love the area. Its the best atmosphere, he said. I moved closer to Downtown Hollywood because its very kid-friendly, hosting events such as Funtastic Fridays, and theres really nothing like what we offer in the area. Fairytales Hollywood is open daily by appointment only. For more information, call 954-822-4699 or visit www.fairytaleshollywood.com. FAIRYTALES HOLLYWOOD MAKES GIRLS DREAMS COME TRUE IN DOWNTOWN HOLLYWOOD VISIT HOLLYWOODGAZETTE.COM TO LEARN HOW YOU CAN HELP US EXPAND CIRCULATION 12

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FOR GOODNESS SAKE BY DAVID VOLZ CORRESPONDENT Exceptional Theater Company (ETC) offers a unique theater and arts training program for people with physical and intellectual disabilities. It began in 1991 in Hollywood at the Quest School. The program started with 12 people and now has more than 300 actors and actresses ranging in age from two to 85. ETCs purpose is to work toward fulfillment of the vision of a fully inclusive program that meets the artistic needs of the special needs community Joe Levy has been a long time participant and enjoys the opportunity to act. I like being in the plays. I have made a lot of friends. My friends are good actors and actresses. What we do is so interesting, said Levy. Joes father, Ruben Levy is the president of ETC and knows the acting program has helped his son. There are talent shows, awards night and cast parties after every show. And twice a year, they are able to see a professional show. It is my sons whole life. He has a tremendous group of friends and they can express themselves, said Levy. Debra Rivera is the director of ETC. She is also an acting instructor and her son Michael Rivera is in the program. She began as a volunteer and just kept getting more involved. My son was shy but now he is social. We write plays. My son cant read the lines but he can repeat lines that other actors give him. I have seen many actors who did not speak and sing but now they will do it. It brings out the best in them. It makes people learn how to dream with their eyes open. I think it is wonderful. Rivera said her heart is fully into ETC. She works a full-time job but also considers ETC a full-time job as well. Currently ETC offers a class at Driftwood Community Center on Monday nights from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and works with the United Cerebral Palsy Aftercare program in Hollywood. ETC also offers a puppet class on Wednesday nights from 7 9 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Hollywood and offers a teaching program at the Lucanus Developmental Center where people receive instruction on Tuesday mornings starting at 10 a.m. Shows take place at Trinity Lutheran Church. We teach independent thinking and socialization. We help students enhance verbalization and we motivate free thinking, said Debbie Lombard, ETC executive director. We also incorporate community volunteers and high school students. We work with all aspects of theater, drama, music and dance. Being involved in ETC has changed my life in a positive way. Usually a class is one to two hours long and will include ten to twenty actors plus volunteers. The actors will pick a scene to work on. It might be a talent show. Actors often work on writing the script and selecting songs for a scene. Members of ETC will put together an entire play. The classes are very inspirational to all. This is where miracles happen. Its where someone who has been unable to verbalize suddenly can speak, said Lombard. This is where the wave of a hand or a thumbs up becomes a line in one of our shows. It usually gets a standing ovation. The goals of ETC include developing skills in people with special needs such as independence, selfrespect and dignity in order to create a more fulfilling life. ETC has produced many popular plays including Bye Bye Birdie, Aladdin, Grease, Annie and The Wizard of Oz. All have been well received. We have performed shows in front of audiences of close to 600 people, said Lombard. ETC is more than a theater company. People grow up with us and stay involved. We have volunteers who have been active for many years. Evelyn Richard, is an acting instructor and parent of Jonathan Richard, a special needs student, who participates in ETC as an actor. She loves the program. When Jonathan was nine, Evelyn was seeking a program to help him overcome autism. She wanted a program that would offer pragmatic social interaction for him. Richard discovered ETC and has been active ever since. This program brings special needs young people together with typical high school students who are volunteers and helps them build relationships and accomplishments. They rehearse plays and then make them happen, said Richard. On February 22 at 6:00 p.m. ETC will offer a benefit dinner and show at Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School. Tickets are $25. ETC is a non-profit organization that accepts donations. For more information, visit www. etcsouthflorida.org or call Debbie Lomard at 954-729-3555 Exceptional Theater Companys benefit dinner set for Feb. 22 PHOTO BY TOM OLSEN Executive Dierctor Debbie Lombard with David Trigo and Andre Levy. David and Andre have been students with Debbie since 1991. 400 N. Dixie Hwy. Hollywood954-774-1944 Are your brakes squeaking pulling or grinding ? 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r f n r f n t b b t b b f r r f r r t b r LIVE IN CONCERT LIVE IN CONCERT SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15 SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15 rfntbntb featuringJON CLEARY & BEAUSOLEIL SATURDAY, MARCH 1 ArtsPark at Young Circle, Downtown Hollywood New Hibernians of Hollywood receives tourism grant Visit Florida, the states official source for travel planning, has awarded a small business grant to the New Hibernians of Hollywood for the 2013-2014 Fiscal Year. We were pleased that Visit Florida and Enterprise Florida selected us from among a large number of grant applicants, during their most competitive grant cycle to date, said Mark Rowe, a Director of the New Hibernians of Hollywood. These funds will be used to produce the annual St. Patricks Day Parade & Festival and will help us better position and market Downtown Hollywood as a desirable destination. New Hibernians of Hollywood, a 501(c)3 non-profit, is primarily in existence to organize and run the Downtown Hollywood St. Patricks Day Parade and Irish Festival, in close partnership with the City of Hollywood. The event, which takes place each year on the Sunday prior to St. Patricks Day, draws up to 10,000 people to Downtown Hollywood, the biggest crowd of any other single downtown event. Humane Society of Broward County was recently awarded a $56,000 grant to be used exclusively for the spaying/neutering of felines residing in the Hollywood zip code of 33020. Hollywood is the twelfth largest populated city in the state and also an area that has an enormous number of feral and free roaming cats. As a result there are thousands of kittens born each year and many of them end up in animal shelters. Owned cats, feral cats and neighborhood cats residing in the intervention area are eligible. Included are the spay or neuter; free vaccinations, Revolution for fleas and intestinal parasites and ear notching for ferals. The ultimate goal is to reduce the population of unwanted cats and the number of cats surrendered to the shelter. The goal is to sterilize 2,240 felines. Appointments are necessary and proof of residency is required. Surgeries will be performed at the Humane Society of Broward County and at DPC Veterinary Hospital in Hollywood. The shelter has a limited number of humane traps available for those who feed felines, but are unable to handle them. To make an appointment to have an eligible cat spayed or neutered, please call DPC at 954989-9879 or email the Humane Society at spayneuter@hsbroward.com or 954-463SPAY(7729). Trap-Neuter-Release, commonly referred to as TNR is an effective way to control and manage feral and free-roaming cat populations. In fiscal year 2012/2013 the HSBC provided a total of 12,322 spay/neuters for the community which includes these dedicated individuals and organizations who do TNR. It is generous grants such as this that will make the difference in the number of unwanted cats in Broward County. To see who needs a home, learn about upcoming events or make a donation visit www.humanebroward.com. Humane Society receives $56,000 grant to spay felines in 33020 ROWE GRANT AWARDS SHERIDAN DENTAL CARE4350 SHERIDAN ST., SUITE 201E. HOLLYWOOD FL 33021 New Patient Special Call NOW to make your appointment(954)964-4229 Exam and X-Rays $ 39 only 17

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Dixie Highway Hollywood, Fl 33020 BY CARON CONWAY LEAD CORRESPONDENT A La Turca, a popular restaurant serving authentic Middle Eastern Mediterranean cuisine in Downtown Hollywood for the past 10 years, has expanded and relocated its operations to a new downtown location at 1848 Harrison St. Proprietor Tony Unal signed the lease for the newly redecorated space with Downtown Hollywood-based property owner S & M Lancaster Properties Inc. in early December and reopened A La Turca on Dec. 17. While the locale may have changed, A La Turcas extensive selection of traditional Middle Eastern Mediterranean offerings at reasonable prices and its dedication to quality ingredients and service remain the same. The menu is influenced by Unals Turkish heritage and features a wide array of mezes (hot and cold appetizers) such as hummus, tabulee, falafel and stuffed grape leaves; red lentil soup; salads; wraps and pita sandwiches; and chops and shish kebabs. There is a variety of lamb, chicken, beef, seafood and vegetarian selections, with main dishes served on a heap of buttery rice with grilled tomatoes, peppers and onions. Afterdinner treats such as baklava can be enjoyed with a cup of strong Turkish coffee. Unal said all of A La Turcas customers are regulars but most are not Turkish, just fans of Turkish cuisine who also appreciate a place that is clean, fun to be in and upscale. While some of the lunch crowd are locals, the vast majority of customers come from as far away as South Beach, Kendall and Homestead. A La Turca also enjoys a strong tourist business that includes visitors from Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, New Jersey and Canada. They tell me, We cannot find this food anywhere in the United States, said Unal, who left his native Istanbul in 1995, a year after finishing high school, and owned an Italian restaurant in Pittsburgh before settling in South Florida. His decision to open A La Turca was sparked by his own longing for his Turkish culinary roots. When I first moved here, I craved the food but couldnt find any restaurants, Unal recalled. What initially attracted him to Downtown Hollywood was its central location. I wanted to open right in the middle so people traveling north or south can easily get to us, Unal said. And when it came time to relocate his business, he decided to stay in the historic downtown arts, music and entertainment district. I believe in this town. Ive believed in it since Day 1, said Unal, who also lives in Hollywood. The plans that the City has here are fantastic plans. A La Turca is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday. A La Turca offers outdoor dining as well as a full online menu for delivery. Catering, private dining and special events also can be arranged. For more information, call 954-925-5900 or visit www.myalaturca. com. The Art and Culture Center of Hollywoods Teen Arts Ambassadors will hold a fundraiser on Mon., Feb. 10 from noon to 9 p.m. at Menchies, 1866 N. Young Circle. Fifteen percent of yogurt sales will be donated to the Center during that time, and if more than 100 people participate, the Center receives 20 percent of the proceeds. The money raised will assist the funding of scholarships for summer camp programming. The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood wants to thank Menchies for supporting the Center by graciously donating a portion of its yogurt sales on that day, says Art and Culture Center of Hollywood Executive Director Joy Satterlee. The Center also thanks Teen Arts Ambassador Melody Kleinman for her fundraising idea as well as all of the Teen Arts Ambassadors for their help with this project. Kleinman said she came up with the Menchies fundraiser idea because the establishment is near the Center and families like going out for frozen yogurt and ice cream. Leading up to the fundraiser, the Centers 11 Teen Arts Ambassadors passed out flyers about the event, promoted it through Facebook and other social media, and sent email blasts. The day of the fundraiser, they will distribute flyers in downtown Hollywood. Teens interested in the arts who are seeking leadership experience, career readiness, and service hours before high school graduation are invited to join the Centers Teen Arts Ambassador program. Teen Arts Ambassadors assist the Centers education staff with year-round arts educational programming while learning how things work behind the scenes. Teens will cultivate their creativity by helping children with crafts, participating in performances and exhibitions, and more. Working with the Center has been such an amazing experience, Kleinman says. Ive met some of my best friends at the Center. But more than that, because people at the Center are more than willing to take the time to show you how to do things, Ive learned a lot. I have more confidence in talking to people, and Ive learned to be on time for meetings and be organized, and how to put together events and fundraisers. For more information, call 954.921.3274 or visit ArtAndCultureCenter.org. MENCHIES TO DONATE PROCEEDS MON., FEB. 10 SATTERLEE DOWNTOWN NEWS 19

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Jennifer A. Sandomir PUBLISHER jennifer@hollywoodgazette.com Barbara Pellicano-Tisi ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR barbara@hollywoodgazette.com Dusty Garon | CREATIVE DIRECTOR dusty@hollywoodgazette.com Daniela Roeder | ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE daniela@hollywoodgazette.com Caron Conway | LEAD CORRESPONDENT caron@hollywoodgazette.com David Volz | CORRESPONDENT Sherry Thien | CALENDAR EDITOR Courtney Ortiz | COVER PHOTOGRAPHER www.courtneyortiz.com Tom Olsen | PHOTOGRAPHER Melissa Donaldson | EVENT PHOTOGRAPHER Denise Nieves | FINANCIAL CONTROLLER Southeast Offset (305) 623-7788 PRINTER Gilmore Associates DIRECT MAIL SERVICES Hollywood Gazette Copyright 2013. All rights reserved. The entire contents of the publication shall be the property of Hollywood Gazette. No parts hereof may be reproduced without prior written consent of the publisher. Hollywood Gazette is not liable for errors appearing in advertisements beyond the cost of the space occupied by the error. The views and opinions expressed by our advertisers and columnists do not necessarily reflect those of the Hollywood Gazette. Established in 2001, Hollywood Gazette is Hollywoods only free, independent, community newsmagazine mailed to 25,000 Hollywood residents with an additional 10,000 available at over 100 hightraffic locations throughout Hollywood, Florida. For more information, call 954-962-8180 or visit www.hollywoodgazette. com. HOLLYWOOD STARS BY CARON CONWAY LEAD CORRESPONDENT Hollywood resident, Realtor, travel consultant and former innkeeper Scott Rivelli is a longtime champion of the city he calls home. But as the new executive director of the Florida Superior Small Lodging Association (FSSLA), hes able to make an even greater impact on Hollywoods position as a sought-after tourist destination. Rivelli took over the helm of the FSSLA, a non-profit association of independently owned and managed properties with fewer than 50 rooms, in December. Florida offers some 180 boutique hotels, seaside cottages, inns, and bed and breakfasts. Superior Small Lodging properties must meet high quality and service standards during a rigorous annual inspection that addresses cleanliness, furnishings and amenities. Hollywood boasts 30 SSLs, nearly half of the 62 in Broward County. Nineteen Hollywood properties also received the prestigious 2013 White Glove Award for their perfect housekeeping score during the annual inspection performed by an outside company. For 13 years Rivelli owned and managed one of those award-winning properties, the Ocean Inn, which he bought in 2000. I purchased the Ocean Inn as a simple real estate investment to flip. I never intended on becoming an innkeeper, he recalled. When the economy changed, I was forced to take a more active role in managing my hotel. Eventually it became a labor of love as my passion for travel and tourism continued to evolve. Under Rivellis management, the Ocean Inn garnered more than 20 awards and was ranked in the top three among 68 Hollywood hotels on leading consumer review travel website TripAdvisor. I sold the Ocean Inn in March 2013 and was working my way back to my fulltime real estate career, but tourism kept calling me back, said Rivelli, who was recently asked to serve on the Hollywood CRAs new Tourism Advisory Committee and co-chairs the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerces Tourism and Entertainment Committee. When the retiring FSSLA executive director asked him to submit his resume to the board for consideration, Rivelli saw the ideal opportunity to combine his interests in the travel and tourism and real estate industries. I realized this was a perfect balance between my two careers, he said. I can continue my career in travel and tourism while helping to educate and grow the Florida Superior Lodging Association brand though real estate consulting and acquisition opportunities. The FSSLA was established in 1989 to bring brand awareness to the smaller boutique lodgings throughout the state that offer a high level of service, comfort and cleanliness at competitive rates. Floridas offerings are particularly unique because of their intimate tropical settings, artistic special touches, and distinctive architecture and furnishings, with member properties thoughtfully and tastefully updated to enhance their authentic Florida charm. Rivelli said those looking for a weekend getaway, family vacation or staycation in Hollywood can enjoy an exceptional vacation value at a property dedicated to providing a unique quality experience with all the comforts of home, including kitchens or kitchenettes at most properties. Its like coming to a residence rather than coming to a corporate hotel, Rivelli said. To learn more about Superior Small Lodging accommodations in Hollywood and throughout Florida, visit www. SuperiorSmallLodging.com. Scott Rivelli named new Exec. Director of Florida Superior Small Lodging VISIT HOLLYWOODGAZETTE.COM TO LEARN HOW YOU CAN HELP US EXPAND CIRCULATION 21

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NEWS FROM THE GREATER HOLLYWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Scenes From Our Recent Breakfast Meeting The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa was host to the chambers January Good Morning Hollywood Breakfast Meeting, which featured Mayor Peter Bober presenting his State of the City Address. Sun Credit Union generously sponsored the event. We hope you enjoy these photos from the breakfast, courtesy of Anton Hahna of Elegant Photographics. Welcome New Chamber Members Hollywood Medical Clinic/La Clinique Soleil Dr. Linda Jean Ana Rodriguez-Sanchez | 954.842.8800 750 S. Federal Highway, Hollywood WWW.LACLINIQUESOLEIL.COM Specializing in the care of children and adults with full physical exams and labs, urgent care, x-rays, vaccinations and more; English, Italian, French, Creole, Russian and Spanish languages spoken Eye Surgeons & Consultants Caryl Mendelsohn | 954.894.1500 4651 Sheridan Street, Hollywood WWW.MYEYESUGEONS.COM 30 years of experience and cutting-edge technology offering full eye exams, contacts, glasses, diabetic and glaucoma exams, small incision cataract surgery, medical retina and eyelid surgery Primecard Steve Rosenthal | 305.403.0468 WWW.PRIMECARD.COM Offering dining and travel experiences at up to 50% off every day of the week with countless restaurants and hundreds of vacation getaways to provide you with the most sought-after experiences Sherwin Williams Scott Granger | 954.922.5882 2733 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood WWW.SHERWIN-WILLIAMS.COM No matter where you are in the world or what surfaces youre coating, Sherwin Williams provides innovative solutions that ensure your success Rays Glass & Trim Eric Ray | 954.791.7007 5965 S.W. 44th Street, Davie www.raysglassandtrim.com Il Posto Ristorante Lino Canzio | 954.744.4333 4525 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood WWW.ILPOSTO-RISTORANTE.COM Authentic Italian cuisine without a passport! We use the freshest quality ingredients to achieve a sumptuous upscale dining experience FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14 Good Morning Hollywood Breakfast Meeting 7:30 a.m. Orangebrook Golf & Country Club 400 Entrada Drive, Hollywood Keynote Speaker: Irv Rosenbaum, Executive Dean of the Health Professions Division at Nova Southeastern University Topic: The Importance of an Academic Institution to a Community Sponsored by: Nova Southeastern University $15 members in advance online/$20 members at the door/$25 future members WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 Business After Hours 5 to 7 p.m. Gallery 2014 2014 Harrison Street, Hollywood $10 members in advance online/$12 members at the door/$15 future members FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28 2014 Board Installation and Business Leaders Awards Luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa 3555 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood $75 members in advance online/$100 non-members/$750 members table of 10 Chamber of Commerce Upcoming Events Registration required for all events. Call 954.923.4000 or register online for any of these events at www.hollywoodchamber.org. 22

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Chamber to Honor Business Leaders NEWS FROM THE GREATER HOLLYWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE On Friday, February 28th, the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa (3555 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood) will be the scene for the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerces 2014 Board Installation and Business Leaders Awards luncheon. Registration for the event begins at 11:30 a.m. with the program starting promptly at 12 noon. Were delighted to have the opportunity to install our new board members and celebrate area businesses for their successes over the past year, says Anne Hotte, CEO and Executive Director of the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon format is ideal for our busy business community, Hotte adds. This years honorees include: COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDPRIVATE SECTOR Bob Giacin, The Community Service Foundation of Broward County COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD PUBLIC SECTOR Bob Swindell, The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance CORPORATE BUSINESS PARTNER AWARD Ed Walls, Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa BUSINESS & COMMUNITY LEADER AWARD David Singer, Singer and Associates PA BUSINESS & COMMUNITY PARTNER AWARD Dennis Giordano, Calvin Giordano & Associates PA EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION AWARD Robert Runcie, Superintendent of Broward County Schools LEADERSHIP AWARD Mike Long, Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach 2013 AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR Trisha Price, Nerds Express/Rumblesmith 2013 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR Allan Libero, Libero Consulting 2013 SMALL BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR Shannon Stough, Benchmark Contracting 2013 Business Woman of the Year Debra Case, Ocean Alley Restaurant & Bar Sponsorship opportunities are available and you can also show your support for these honorees by placing a congratulatory advertisement in the awards program that will be distributed at the luncheon. Ads range in price from $150 for a quarter page to $550 for a full color page. Chamber members may purchase tickets to this event for $75 or $750 for a table of 10; non-member tickets are $100. For additional information, contact Marie Suarez at 954.923.4000, ext. 17. 2014 Board of Directors PRESIDENT Victor Green, GreenLake Consulting PRESIDENT-ELECT Andrew Zullo, Regions Bank IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT Patrick Mason, SunCredit Union TREASURER Mike Long, Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach VICE PRESIDENTS Alan Koslow, Becker & Poliakoff Victor Leibofsky, SunTrust Bank Trisha Price, Nerds Express/Rumblesmith Ed Walls, Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa COUNSEL TO THE BOARD Daniel Casey, K&L Gates SECRETARY Anne Hotte, Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce BOARD MEMBERS Steven Alig, Sofia Web Studio Steve Cernak, Port Everglades Department of Broward County Donna Dickey, Miami Herald Heather Keir, Community Bank of Broward Tom Korba, South Beach Grafix David Kout, David Kout PA Sara Lavenka, Mortgage Masters, Inc. Allen Libero, Libero Consulting Group, Inc. Sean Loscalzo, A Superior Towing Company Dr. S. Sean Madison, Broward College/Judson A. Samuels Campus President Jenna Martinetti, Calvin Giordano & Associates Inc. Mark J. Panciera, Performance Institute Diana Pittarelli, First Colonial Realty Shekar Reddy, Hollywood Discount Liquor & Wine Robin Robins, FIRM Realty Stephen Rowe II, MAI-ROW Restoration Martin Shuham, Shuham & Shuham PA Chad Simon, Popcorne Zone Robert Rentzer, INRO Marketing Joe Risoli, Hollywood Beach Golf & Country Club Scott B. Roberts, First Southeast Mortgage Corp. Jack Rosenberg, Goldstein Schecter Koch Shannon Stough, Benchmark Contracting Inc. Beth Tobin, Starpack Inc. Jason Tobin, Tobin Properties Ben Wesley, Florida Power & Light Doug Zaren, Memorial Regional Hospital South EX-OFFICIO Josie Bacallao, Hispanic Unity of Florida Davon Barbour, City of Hollywood Jose Basulto, Basulto Management Consulting Inc. Tina Buccellato, Muzart Creative Art Studios Jorge Camejo, Community Redevelopment Agency Debra Case, Hollywood Beach Business Association Scott Rivelli, Florida Superior Small Lodging Donald J. Rudawsky, Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University Joy Satterlee, Art & Culture Center of Hollywood Noelle Stevenson, CVB/Film & Entertainment Debra Case Ocean Alley Restaurant & Bar Congratulations to the 2013 Business Woman of the Year WINNER On January 23, 2014, the GHCC announced the 2013 Hollywood Business Woman of the Year: Debra Case, Ocean Alley Restaurant and Bar; Eleven most impressive nominations were received including: Cindy Abraham, Keller Williams Realty; Linda Bellisi, Mimis Ravioli; Jamie Johnson, FDR Financials Services; Courtney Ortiz, Photography; Trisha price, Rumblesmith, Inc.; Ina Rentzer, INRO Marketing; Elizabeth Sanjuan, Gallery 2014; Joy Satterlee, Art & Culture Center of Hollywood; Laurie Schecter, Desoto Inns; and Christine Utter, Shenanigans Eastside Pub. Congratulations to all! 23

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Joshua Weber, 16, is a cadet at the Hollywood Hills High School Military Academy. Weber was attracted to the Academy because he wanted more honors classes. High school students who want a military education and the opportunity to develop leadership skills and pursue high level academics are enrolling in the Hollywood Hills High School Military Academy. I wanted a more structured high school. I believe this program will help me get into college. I like the Raiders program which is part of the Army JROTC. We have the best First Sergeant, Manuel Valdez in Broward County, said Weber. He especially enjoys the rope bridge activity. You take two trees and a construct a rope bridge and help eight cadets cross it. My goal is to go to the U.S. Naval Academy, said Weber. Desiree Maxwell, 15, likes the military academy. She is hoping for a career in the medical field. I love the rigorous course and academics. I love my physics class. It is very challenging. I enjoy the military environment because it provides a more structured environment and you are around people who care about what they are doing, said Maxwell. The staff is great. They always push students to do their best and provide tutoring help if it is needed. Alena Hall, 14, appreciates the structure of the military academy. I like my courses, especially Advanced Placement Human Geography and I like the teachers. The teachers are willing to help you. If they see you are failing, they work to provide more opportunities. I hope to go into the FBI or CIA after high school, said Hall. This is a magnet program that attracts highly motivated students from all over Broward County. The program began two years ago and now includes 260 students in grades nine and ten. Next year it will include juniors and the following year the first seniors will graduate. Eventually the Academy will include between 400 and 600 students. This is a magnet program. We are a special program that offers military education, leadership, citizenship and scholarship, said Michael Warkentien, HOLLYWOOD HILLS HIGH SCHOOL MILITARY ACADEMY We place a strong emphasis on high academic standards, leadership, teamwork and community service. We want to dispel some of the myths about our Academy. This is not preparation for military service. There is not mandatory service or even expected service after graduation. This is not a boot camp for misbehavior. By David Volz 24

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SCHOOL NEWS assistant principal for the Hollywood Hills Military Academy. Students in the Academy take honors and advanced placement level courses in mathematics, science and other demanding academic subjects. They participate in physical training on Fridays. This includes the physical of the Army JROTC program at the school. The students will perform running, jumping jacks, pushups and other exercises. The rank structure for the students follows the U.S. Army. Students begin as a private with no insignia and work up their way up to Cadet Colonel. Students are promoted based on participation in JROTC and their grades. Hollywood Hills offers an Army JROTC program for any local student who wishes to participate. Students in JROTC can participate in the Raiders program. They compete against other high school JROTC programs in fitness events such as a team three mile run, a ropes course, team pulling of a military vehicle and relay races involving the carrying of sandbags. The JROTC program also includes a color guard program, marksmanship club and JLAB, which is an academic club. Many of the cadets are involved in other extracurricular activities such as band, varsity sports and service clubs, according to Barbara Oropesa, the magnet coordinator for Hollywood High Hills High School. The Military Academy is a magnet program for students from all over Broward County. Transportation is provided for students who live south of Sunrise Boulevard. We place a strong emphasis on high academic standards, leadership, teamwork and community service. We want to dispel some of the myths about our Academy. This is not preparation for military service. There is no mandatory service or even expected service after graduation. This is not a boot camp for misbehavior, said Warkentien. The goal is that all of the students will go college or post-secondary education. Warkentien said that most people who complete high school JROTC programs go on to further education. 6 POINTS: Every Day, Period, Lesson, Assignment, Person and Decision Counts! 25

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Found from Website PDF (Recreate PMS) The Market Place Hunan Wok Hiro Maru Sushi Shop N Save Dr. Justine Chen Optometrist Sheridan Dry Cleaners Dr. Richard Topolski EZ Care Pharmacy N. Park Rd. O.F. Jewelers Bagels & More Emerald Hills Animal Hospital Number One Nails South Broward Tag Agency Skylake Insurance Apple ER ( 954) 367-5455 Beltone (954) 963-1934 Coldwell Banker (954) 963-1600 Cool Cuts 4 Kids (954) 983-5437 Dr. Justine Chen, Optometrist (954) 962-6627 Dr. Richard Topolski, Dentist (954) 963-6668 Emerald Hills Animal Hospital (954) 983-2300 EZ Care Pharmacy (954) 981-0614 First Service Realty (954) 963-4808 Kumon Math & Reading (954) 963-2774 Number One Nails (954) 989-3092 Quest Diagnostics (954) 281-3500 S. Broward Tag Agency (954) 889-0265 Sheridan Dry Cleaners (954)964-8824 Skylake Insurance (954) 965-6233 Sun West ( 954) SUN-WEST The UPS Store (954) 963-2222 Valley Bank (954) 962-2265 Xanadu (954) 983-0100 Available for Lease Dining Sheridan Street A Nose for Clothes (954) 963-0030 AT&T (954) 894-2926 Crown Wine & Spirits (954) 987-9463 Hollywood Collectibles & Frame Shop(954) 986-0707 Kitchen Ave (954) 589-5785 O.F. Jewelers (954) 965-0200 Shop-N-Save Retail Space for Lease Available! Everything you need at one place in Hollywood! Services Apple ER Bagels & More (954) 981-0656 DLites Ice Cream (954) 961-7007 Grande Pizza (954) 251-2533 Hiro Maru Sushi (954)987-1388 Hunan Wok (954) 241-0054 Levys Kosher (954) 983-2825 Shenanigans (954)981-9702 Starbucks (954) 894-3863 The Market Place (954) 963-3880 Tijuana Flats (954) 987-5509 Yogurtland (954) 987-3412 WWW.SHENANIGANSEASTSIDEPUB.COM | WWW.SHENANIGANSSPORTSPUB.COM Eastside Pub: 1300 S. FEDERAL HWY. 954-923-3008 Sports Pub: 3303 SHERIDAN ST. 954-981-9702 WATCH IT ALL HERE! YOUR NBA & UFC HEADQUARTERS Private & Business Mailbox Rentals now Available with a Real Street Address! 3389 Sheridan St. 954-963-2222 Limit one coupon per customer. No valid with other offers. Restrictions apply. Valid at above-listed location only. The UPS Store centers are independently owned and operated. Mail Boxes Etc. Inc. $ $ 2 3 OFF SHIPPING When you ship 2 packages OFF SHIPPING When you ship 3 packages 3 MONTHS FREE for all yearly mailbox rentals New customers only. EXP. 2/28/14 Kitchen Ave NOW OPEN! NEW! Hollywood Collectibles & Frame Shop 26

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A Nose for Clothes (954) 963-0030 AT&T (954) 894-2926 Crown Wine & Spirits (954) 987-9463 Hollywood Collectibles & Frame Shop(954) 986-0707 Kitchen Ave (954) 589-5785 O.F. Jewelers (954) 965-0200 Shop-N-Save 954-926-2510 ext. 23 www.FIRMRealty.com | Robin@FIRMRealty.com Park Sheridan West 3359 Sheridan St. Park Sheridan Plaza Shopping Center 3301-3357 Sheridan St. Harrison Executive Centre Emerald Lake Plaza 3107 Stirling Road Radius Sun Trust Building Sheridan Executive Centre 3475 Sheridan Street University Plaza Retail Center 2001 HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD, SUITE #206 HOLLYWOOD We at FIRM Realty are proud of our 40-year history in Hollywood. Over the years, we have developed more than one million square feet of real 27

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Search is on for Floridas Outstanding Senior Volunteer Salute to Senior Service is recognizing the invaluable contributions of adults age 65 and older who give at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service to their favorite causes. Members of the community are asked to nominate and vote for these everyday heroes between Jan. 15 and March 1, 2014, at SalutetoSeniorService.com. State winners will be determined by popular vote. Home Instead, Inc. will donate $500 to each of the state winners designated and approved non-profit organizations, and their personal stories will be shared online on the Salute to Senior Service Wall of Fame. In addition, $5,000 will be donated to the national winners designated and approved non-profit charity. Seniors have so much to give and make a positive impact on our communities daily, said Dinah Pickett, owner of the Home Instead Senior Care office serving Hollywood. To nominate a senior age 65 or older who volunteers at least 15 hours a month, visit SalutetoSeniorService.com. Completed nomination forms can be mailed to Salute to Senior Service, P.O. Box 285, Bellevue, NE 68005. For more information about Salute to Senior Service or the Home Instead Senior Care networks services, call your local Home Instead Senior Care at 954-505-7957. baby of the month Birthday: 1-10-2014 Parents: Jake and Meghan Likes: Smiling, sleeping, eating, Mommys hands. Holly Gastorf WANT YOUR BABY TO BE BABYOF THE MONTH? E-mail a hi-resolution photo, the babys name and special traits to creative@ hollywoodgazette.com 29

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Smile Dental CenterGENERAL DENTISTRY FOR ADULTS & CHILDREN FRIENDLY PERSONALIZED CARE 20+ YEARS COMBINED DENTAL EXPERIENCE PAINLESS ANESTHETICS Afraid of the Dentist?We can ease your fears!We offer Advantage Dental Program for patients without Dental Insurance. This Dental Program was created to make Dentistry affordable! Annual Fee: Adults $139 Children $89. Includes: Comprehensive Exam, Full Mouth X-Ray and Oral Cancer Screening is included with the program. Reduces fees up to 25% o of most dental treatments we o er. No exclusion on pre-existing condition.HOURS: MON., WED. & THURS. 8AM-5PM | TUES. 8AM-7PM 4811 Hollywood Blvd. Suite-A Hollywood www.toraldental.com | 954-983-3548Keep Your Teeth Healthy for Life! EMERGENCY PATIENTS WELCOMEHablamos Espanol Robert Weishoff D.M.D. Armando Toral D.M.D.We welcome Periodontist Dr. Weishoff to the Smile Dental Center Team! Want Younger, Healthier Legs? Hollywood & Weston..........954-965-4900 Aventura............................305-933-8465 Pembroke Pines................954-437-9116www.NoMoreUglyLegs.com FOR AN APPOINTMENT CALL:So why not call Dr. Fox and say good-bye to ugly legs?Susan Fox, DO, FSVM, RPVI,Board Certi ed in Vascular Medicine, Featured on Channel 10 News, is a pioneer in performing minimially invasive vein procedure. She has lectured extensively around the country on the treatment of varicose veins. WE TREAT Spider Veins Hand Veins Face Veins Venous Insuf ciency Varicose Veins Leg Edema WE PERFORM Sclerotherapy Phlebectomies Endovenous Laser Ablation Foam Clarivein Vein GoghAll done in the office in less than 30 minutes. Usually no scarring, no down time. BY CARON CONWAY LEAD CORRESPONDENT Fun-seekers of all ages can explore Hollywood Beachs award-winning Broadwalk in a unique way on one of Ultimate Florida Tours popular Segway tours. Company owner Jonathan Rosen promises an experience of a lifetime on one of the worlds coolest machines and online reviewers agree. In fact, tours on the Segway Personal Transporter are the #2-rated activity in Hollywood on leading travel website TripAdvisor. Everybody always has a great time. Even people in their 80s love it because they never thought they could do it, said Rosen, who will offer a complimentary lesson to prove his point. People think they have to be like a circus animal, but its way easier than riding a bike. The Segway PT-i2, a self-balancing single-rider machine, remains unaffected by a recent change to the municipal beach ordinances that prohibits vehicles that are not operated exclusively by human power or expressly allowed by state or federal law. Segways are permitted on 25-mph streets, sidewalks and bike paths, provided the operator yields the right of way to pedestrians. Segway enthusiasts are drawn to the adventurous yet safe nature of the batterypowered vehicles, which can reach speeds up to 12.5 mph. Operators go forward by leaning and putting weight on their toes, and stop by leaning back and shifting their weight to their heels. Its very safe because its connected to your body, Rosen said. Everything you want to do, you dont even have to think about it. After a threeto five-minute lesson, riders are zipping along the scenic 2.5-mile Broadwalk, which was recently named Floridas best seaside boardwalk by USA Today and designated one of the Top 10 Public Spaces In America for 2013 by the American Planning Association (APA). Segway tours can be reserved between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. daily and start at $24.95 per person for a 20-minute ride. A one-hour, 4-mile excursion is available for $59.95 and includes ice cream and pizza and an optional backstreet ride at top speed. A two-hour, 8-mile excursion also includes a visit to the Dania Beach Pier for $89.95. An hour-long night tour is available for $79.95 per person, and oneand two-hour comedy tours featuring funny impersonations of various celebrities through provided headsets will be added in January. Parties of five or more people receive a 10 percent group discount. Rosen introduced Segway tours with a business partner in Deerfield Beach in August 2012 before the 23-year-old entrepreneur opened his own company on Hollywood Beach last February. I thought it was a beautiful location and a really good market, said Rosen, citing the proximity of both Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Port Everglades. Florida Tours also books a variety of excursions, including jet ski rentals, JetLev rides, fishing charters, and helicopter, airboat, kayak and guided paddleboard eco tours. For more information, call 954-903-7049 or visit www. ultimatefloridatours.com. Segway tours spotlight award-winning Hollywood Beach Broadwalk BEACH NEWS 30

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Charming Hollywood home with outstanding character 2 bedroom 2 Bath home with free standing cozy cottage in back. Main house has fantastic high ceilings, both bathrooms have been completely remodeled. New wood oors throughout, galley kitchen, lots of closet space, screened in back porch, RENTABLE cottage has living room, bedroom, bathroom and kitchen area, large lot with plenty of room for a pool on one of the nest streets in East Hollywood. Walking distance to Hollywood Beach & Downtown.David Lane954.258.0510 SOLD! Top oor, spacious 2/2 with gorgeous ocean, intracoastal & city views. Heated pool, gym, community room, billiards, bike storage; steps to beautiful Hollywood Beach/ Broadwalk-minutes to Gulfstream, Aventura, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale. Call to see in person! Offered at $299,000. henryteam@bellsouth.netCall the multimillion dollar producers!Joan Henry954-849-4936Robert Henry954-260-7531Ray & Lucy MiccioThe Preferred Team!954.270.2163 Direct micciol@comcast.net CHARMING HOLLYWOOD LAKES HOME WITH COTTAGE IN BACKSTRATFORD TOWERS HOLLYWOOD BEACH Call us today for all your real estate needs! Ellen Wrubel954-966-7734 ellen.wrubel@ oridamoves.com BEST BUY-HOLLYWOODThree bedroom starter home with wood beamed cathedral ceilings. Freshly painted & upgraded with permits. New electric, central a/c with heat strips, tankless water heater, generator, hurricane shutters, full sized stacked w/d, plantation shutters. Shed with electric,house has natural gas. Large fenced yard with 2 mature mango trees. Ideal for family, investor or vacation home. Close to schools, shopping & Transportation. Priced to sell at $124,900.Linda Rose/ Elaine Hedleston Team Linda cell: 954-559-1680 Elaine cell: 954-629-9105 www.Floridamoves.com/linda.rose www.Floridamoves.com/elaine.hedleston Over 100 years of Bringing Buyers and Sellers Together! www.floridamoves.com/hollywood 3319 Sheridan Street| Hollywood, FL 33021 HOLLYWOOD LAKES OF EMERALD HILLS TOWNHOUSELarge corner townhouse in prestigious Lakes of Emerald Hills. 3 bedroom, 2.5 baths. 2 story unit approx. 1850 sft.Spacious living room, huge family room and dining area. Enjoy front and rear patios. 2nd oor balcony views pool area. Washer and dryer, renovated master bath, hurricane shutters, newer kitchen. Near playground, convenient to i95 and airport. Offered at 235,000.Brian Hausfeld954.632.8038 WWW.SELLHOLLYWOODHOMES.COM Call today for a private viewing Bernard Shapiro954-830-3275 www.bernardshapiro.comRENAISSANCE ON THE OCEAN:Best Buy in the Luxury Market! 3/3.5 family sized direct ocean beauty. Den, full laundry, 2 pkg. Great condition, Fall A/C. $1,250,000. JUST LISTED: 4250 JOHNSON ST HOLLYWOOD Looking for a steal? Homeowner took pride of ownership and spared no expense. New kitchen w/ top of the line stainless appliances, imported sink and gorgeous granite. All tile oors. Tremendous Florida room with breathtaking views of the newer pool and fenced backyard. Brand new S-tile roof w/ extra insulation in the orida room and new AC both under warranty. Tank less water heater. Separate laundry and storage rooms. Oversized lot. Offered at $289,000 Call us today!DONT MISS YOUR CHANCE TO OWN AT HOLLYWOOD BEACH!Call Joan or Robert for price & details about this home Just Reduced! 3 bed, 3 bath. Great Hollywood home. Excellent schools, close to shopping, minutes to beach. Offered at $264,000.Peter Cowan954.243.5003peter.cowan4@gmail.comORANGEBROOK GOLF ESTATESIts an excellent time to list your home. Call Pete now for a FREE market analysis.THIS SPACE AVAILABLE!FOR COLDWELL BANKER HOLLYWOOD OFFICE REALTORS CALL 954-962-8180A WOW HOUSE! This beautiful 2100+ sq foot spacious duplex recently used as an upscale vacation rental is completely redone. New stainless appliances in both kitchens. New oors over antique terrazzo ooring. Zoned air and heat new storm windows new everything with just the right touch of yesterday. Low maintenance yard. Hollywood Beach Golf course view. A stunning property, close to the beach and downtown, it also works well as a 3/2 single family home. Come check it out. Offered at $439,500. REDUCEDKaren MeyerRealtor on Fire954.445.6007 goldie4sure@aol.com 811 N. 32nd Ct. Hollywood, FL