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By Caron Conway Lead Correspondent The Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerces emerging leaders will be hosting a good time for a good cause on Sat., March 29 at the Hollywood Beachtown Hop, a restaurant-and-bar crawl showcasing downtown and beach nightlife and benefiting the Joseph Meyerhoff Senior Center/Southeast Focal Point, a local nonprofit agency. For a $20 donation, adult revelers can hop on and off a bus from 6 to 11 p.m. and enjoy free samples of food and beverages at about 20 sponsoring venues on scenic Hollywood Beach and in the historic downtown arts, music and entertainment district. The funraising event is a community service project developed by nine members of the chambers Leadership Hollywood Class XXXVIII. Leadership Hollywood is an interactive program that allows participants to view their community up close and acquire a unique knowledge of resources and services available in the city, county and state. All proceeds from the Hollywood Beachtown Hop will benefit the Meyerhoff Center, a 35-year-old agency at 3081 Taft St. providing programs and social services to older adults that has lost more than $100,000 in federal funding over the past two years. We were so inspired by the enthusiasm of the seniors that participate in the programs at the Meyerhoff Center that we wanted to help, said event chair Tina Buccellato, a member of the Leadership Hollywood team and the owner of Muzart Creative Arts Studio in Downtown Hollywood. The center is a huge asset because it caters to the elderly and keeps them active, healthy and involved. They belong somewhere. The Hollywood Beachtown Hop will start at downtowns The Tipsy Boar and the beachs Taco Beach Shack, where maps of sponsoring venues will be provided. The bus will loop around every 15 minutes. Some of the establishments also are within walking distance of one another. Event organizers are shooting for 400 to 500 people to get on board the Hollywood Beachtown Hop. The entire community is invited to participate, said Dr. Jason Ogonowski, a member of the Leadership Hollywood group. The nightlife in Hollywood is booming, so you can start the party at The Tipsy Boar on Harrison Street or at Taco Beach Shack on the beach and then visit other venues including Downtown Hollywood favorite Mickey Byrnes and newcomer Organic Brewery on the beach. Buccellato said the Hollywood Beachtown Hop not only will help the struggling Meyerhoff Center continue to provide much-needed services but will also assist the business community by promoting individual local establishments and tying together two very different districts. While raising funds for a small, struggling non-profit in Hollywood, we are also helping bring people to local restaurants and bars. We are creating awareness for the growing needs of seniors in our community, spotlighting local businesses, and bridging the downtown and beach nightlife at the same time, Buccellato said. I think its going to be an amazing event because it marries the beach and the downtown. Youre going to get the best of both worlds in one night. Tickets are available for $20 in advance on the EventBrite website (www.eventbrite.com) under Hollywood Beachtown Hop or by calling 954-9669805, ext. 117. Tickets also can be purchased the day of the event for $25 at The Tipsy Boar, 1906 Harrison St., and Taco Beach Shack, 334 Arizona St. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more information, join the Hollywood Beachtown Hop event invitation on Facebook or follow the event on Twitter at www.twitter.com/hlwdhop. For information on the Joseph Meyerhoff Senior Center/Southeast Focal Point and the programs and services offered, call 954-966-9805 or visit www. meyerhoffcenter.org. COVER STORY SAT. MARCH 29TH 6PM 11PM ST. PATRICKS DAY ST. PATRICKS DAY SUNDAY, MARCH 9: ST. PATRICKS DAY PARADE MONDAY, MARCH 17: ST. PATRICKS DAY SUNDAY, MARCH 9: ST. PATRICKS DAY PARADE MONDAY, MARCH 17: ST. PATRICKS DAY IRISH MUSIC, FOOD & FUN ALL DAY! IRISH MUSIC, FOOD & FUN ALL DAY! REDEEM CROSSWORD PUZZLE IN THIS ISSUE FOR 2 FREE CINEMA PARADISO HOLLYWOOD TICKETS! SEE PAGE 9 FOR DETAILS Community leaders organize pub crawl to raise cash for local non-profit senior center 4


Are You Living with Back Pain or Migraines... when there is a Non-Invasive, Drugless solution?If the holidays left you feeling twisted, get back into the swing of things in 2014!Call for a free consultation (954) 962-9116 DID YOU KNOW CHIROPRACTIC & ACCUPUNCTURE CARE CAN EFFECTIVELY TREAT: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Arthritis Fibromyalgia Back pain and Sciatica Foot Pain HOLLYWOOD Chiropractic & Acupuncture 4625 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, FL 33021 Parade & Festival St. Patricks Day Hollywoods Sunday, March 9th 954.921.3404 www.stpatricksparade.com GAELIC STORM LIVE IN CONCERT Magic of the Emerald Isle Kids Zone Presented by the City of Hollywood and the Hibernians of Hollywood Hollywood Boulevard & Harrison Street in Downtown Hollywood GAELIC STORM 5


GET LISTED! Visit HollywoodGazette.com more area happenings or to list yours. GOSEE DO WHATS HOT & HAPPENING IN HOLLYWOOD MARCH 8 RUN TO REMEMBER 5K 7 a.m., North Beach Park, 3601 N. Ocean Drive Sponsored by the Broward Victims Rights Coalition, this run begins at North Beach Park, travels south to Johnson Street and then returns to North Beach Park. The events aims to raise awareness about crime for crime victims. Information: 954-602-4348 KEEP 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 8.Informa tion: 954921-3020TASTE OF WASHINGTON PARK COLLEGE & HEALTH FAIR 11:30 a.m., Washington Park Community Center, 5199 Pembroke Road This free event features local colleges, trade schools and military entities. Ad aid information will be available. The event also includes a health fair with wellness screenings, food, arts and crafts, vendors, music and entertain ment for kids. Information: 954-967-4240 ART AS THE CORE EXHIBITION 1-3 p.m., Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St. Featuring artwork from the students at Pembroke Pines Charter Elemen tary School, led by instructor Lucia Romano. Information: 954-921-3274 9 FOLK MUSIC REVIVAL THROUGH WORDS & SONG 3 p.m., Anne Kolb Nature Center, 751 Sheridan St. Music Club of Hollywood presents 2 GUYS Roy Connors and Alan Scharf, former members of the 1960s folk singing group The Highwaymen. The group recorded such No. 1 hits as Michael (Row the Boat Ashore), Gypsy Rover. Admis sion is free. Information: 954-357-516111 MUSIC APPRECIATION CLASSES 5:30-7:30 p.m., Stirling Road Branch Library, 3151 Stirling RoadThe Music Club of Hollywood presents these free music appreciation classes with Walter Ladden. This installment features Jewish composers Alkan, Mos cheles, Bloch and Halevy. A live music performance is at 5:30 p.m., followed by a presentation beginning at 6 p.m. Information: 954-357-755014 ABRACADABRA: EXHIBITION & FUNDRAISER DRAWING 6-9 p.m., Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St.Abracadabra is an exhibition of over 100 works that culminates with a live drawing in which every ticket holder goes home with an original piece of art. The event features a complimen tary full bar, hors doeuvres, and live magic. General admission is $35 for one person to the event (does not include Abracadabra drawing partici pation). Information: 954-921-3274 14-16 HOLLYWOOD BEACH BASH 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Join professional and amateur racquet ball players from around the country at this World Outdoor Racquetball competitive sporting event. Information: 954-562-5626 15 D OWNTOWN ARTWALK 7-10 p.m., Harrison Street area Starts at 20th Avenue and Hollywood Blvd. at Anniversary Park.Information: 954-921-3500HOLLYWOOD SALSA FEST WITH MELINA ALMODOVAR ArtsPark at Young Circle, 7-10 p.m., Hollywood ArtsPark Dance along with Melina Almodovar La Mueca de la Salsa and her 14-piece salsa orques tra live. Enjoy free salsa lessons and salsa perfor mances from South Florida salsa schools. The event fea tures MC & Host Nelson Fritz, aka Negro Fino. Information: 305-321-1087 18 MUSIC APPRECIATION CLASSES 5:30-7:30 p.m., Stirling Road Branch Library, 3151 Stirling RoadThe Music Club of Hollywood presents these free music appreciation classes with Walter Ladden. This installment features Rachmaninoff. A live music performance is at 5:30 p.m., followed by a presentation beginning at 6 p.m. Information: 954-357-7550 HARD ROCK LIVE!Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole WayMarch 8: Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, 8 p.m. March 14: Tony Bennett and special guest Antonia Bennett, 8 p.m. March 15: Aziz Ansari 8 p.m. Show times: 954-797-5531Fort Lauderdale Improv 5700 Seminole Way March 7-9: The Yannis Pappas Show Featuring Maurica & Mr. Panos Show times: 954-981-5653 Aziz Ansari Frankie Valli 6


MOVIES & MUSICARTSPARK LIVE!8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, ArtsPark amphitheater, Hollywood Blvd. & U.S. 1FREE FRIDAY MOVIE NIGHTSMarch 7: Tangled PG March 14: Mr. Poppers Penguins PG March 21: Shrek PG PG Information: 954-921-3500SATURDAYSMarch 8: Spoonbeach, rock March 22: Zepbelly, jazzy Led Zep tribute HOLLYWOOD BEACH THEATRE MUSIC AND DANCING 7:30-9 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, Hollywood Beach Theatre, Johnson Street and the BroadwalkMONDAYSMarch 10: Joey & the Gigolos, doowop March 17: Easy Livin, dance music March 24: Jimmy Chapel, versatile world-class entertainer March 31: John Ricci, popular standardsTUESDAYSMarch 4: Bad Apples Brass Band March 11: Vinnie Talarico, popular standards March 18: Thierry Khalfa, French pop/Israeli music March 25: The Robbie Williams Band, Motown and R&BWEDNESDAYSMarch 5: Swingin Harpoons, blues March 12: Christopher Dean, Delta-style soul & blues March 19: Moors & McCumber, folk-rock Americana March 26: The Republik, alt rockFRIDAYSMarch 7: Eric Austin, blues March 14: Dillard High School Jazz Band, jazz March 21: Cougars in Training, classic rock March 28: Rockin Jake, bluesSATURDAYSMarch 8: Claude Florent, French country singer March 15: Jah-Will B & Friends, top 40 and jazz March 22: Teen Band Night, young rockers March 29: City Dogs, classic rockInformation: 954-921-3404ART EXHIBITS 22 THE RACE HOME 5K 8 a.m., Charnow Park, 300 Connecticut St. This event, formerly called The Race to End Homelessness, is sponsored by the Cosac Foundation. All pro ceeds from the event go toward help ing, sheltering and caring for area homeless. Cost is $25, and registra tion starts at 7 a.m.Information: 954-924-3571 23 WALK THE TALK FOR EPILEPSY 8 a.m.-noon, Hollywood Beach Broadwalk This walk-a-thon raises funds and Foundation. The event begins at North Beach Park, travels south to Beach Theatre at Johnson Street and then returns to North Beach Park. Information: 954-779-1509 29-30 ODD DUCK BAZAAR Noon6 p.m., Fred Lippman Multipurpose Center, 2030 Polk St.Artists and crafters showcase contemporary handmade items. The event also features live music and refreshments. Information: oddduckbazaar.com 30 MARCH FOR HUNGER 7:30 a.m., Charnow Park, 300 Connecticut St. This event is presented by Feeding South Florida. Registration is $25.Information: 954-518-1863 9 ST. PATRICKS DAY PARADE AND FESTIVAL Noon-7 p.m., Hollywood Boulevard & Harrison Street rade with bands, pipers and drums, live music, an activity area for kids, Irish food and drink and much more. All ages are welcome and admission is free. This event is presented by the City of Hollywood and the Hibernians of Hollywood. Information: 954-921-3404 Gaelic Storm 7


Celebrate all things Irish at the 16th St. Patricks Day Parade and Festival in Downtown Hollywood. Grab your green beads and don a lime-colored shirt. Dont miss out on your chance to participate! Planning is now underway for the parade and its not too late to submit your applications to have a float or a walking group in the parade. Entry forms are online at www.hollywoodfl. org/specialevents and will be accepted until February 18. Each year the City of Hollywood and Hibernians of Hollywood team up to host this annual, free celebration of all things Irish. This years parade and festival will run from noon to 7 p.m. The parade begins at 1 p.m. and will take place on Hollywood Boulevard and Harrison Street between 19th and 21st Avenues. It will feature dozens of floats, local marching bands and spectacular bagpipe and drum corps including the famous New York Emerald Society Pipe and Drum Corps. Anniversary Park will go green and become a Magic of the Emerald Isle childrens activity area featuring games and crafts for youngsters of all ages. An exciting line-up of traditional Irish entertainment and award-winning Irish bands will be featured throughout the afternoon on an outdoor stage at 19th Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard. The years line-up includes UV the U2 Tribute Band and Gaelic Storm, the world music Billboard chart topping group known for their indie folk and world grooves with a Celtic tradition. Gaelic Storm has toured the country performing with acts ranging from the Zac Brown Band to the Goo Goo Dolls. Complete event information is available at www.stpatricksparade.com or by calling the City of Hollywood Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts at 954.921.3404. 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 Caron Conway The City of Hollywood is making public transportation more convenient than ever with its new free mobile app for smartphone users riding the Hollywood Trolley. The cutting-edge mobile app, TSO Mobile Hollywood Trolley, which is compatible with the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, allows users to take advantage of an entirely new redesigned mobile online tracker that takes trolley riders by the hand and guides them to their next destination. In addition, a free automated system in English, French and Spanish also lets those callers who are not smartphone-friendly know when the next trolley will arrive at a specific stop. The old-fashioned-style Hollywood Trolley allows visitors and residents alike to explore everything Hollywood has to offer, from cultural activities and much more in the historic downtown arts, music and entertainment district, to nature offerings on North Beach, to dining, shopping and recreation options on the central and south beaches. Features of the new mobile app include route schedules and trolley times, a real-time Trolley Tracker, an Automated Voice Interactive System (A.V.I.S.), detailed stop information, and user-friendly route maps that are constantly updating. Smartphone users can filter their search by selecting a specific stop number or route, find out the nearest stops to their current location and learn what their best possible route is for any location by entering a complete address. Step-by-step directions include an easy-to-follow blue line. Im very excited about the new trolley app and other features, said Kimberly Stefanski, Planning and Economic Development Coordinator for the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), which oversees the trolley program. This provides a new level of service and technology for our riders. The Hollywood Trolley is a convenient and affordable service designed to improve mobility, enhance the visitor experience, and ease parking demand and traffic congestion. The trolley departs approximately every 30 minutes from more than a dozen downtown and beach stops, operating from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, and from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The trolley fare is $1 per person per ride (exact change required) and is free for children ages 5 and younger. Trolley Coupon Ticket Books are available for $25 for 25 rides. To download the free app, search Hollywood Trolley or view the mobile version at hollywood.tsomobile.com. To access the Hollywood Trolley Automated System, call 954-399-7990. For more information on the Hollywood Trolley, visit www.visithollywoodfl.org/ trolley. City of Hollywood launches mobile app for Hollywood Trolley riders Hollywoods 16 th St. Patricks Day Parade set for Sun., Mar. 9th Penelope, a goldendoodle puppy, and older sister Phoenix, a fourteen year old whippet-ridgeback mix, are the sweetest dogs around. They love greeting people on their walks and playing at South Lake. 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 Penelope & Phoenix 8


HOLLYWOOD STARS Hollywood Gazette appoints new account executive Weve got two tickets to Paradiso. And they are reserved for the first 20 people who bring in this completed crossword puzzle.* Hollywood Gazette recently announced the addition of Daniela Roeder to the organizations growing team. As account executive, she is responsible for opening and servicing new business accounts as well as representing the publication at business and charity functions. A longtime resident, Daniela has grown up in Hollywood and attended Olsen Middle and South Broward High schools. She has enjoyed watching the city grow over the years. I am so fortunate that I get to work for a newspaper that helps our community grow. I believe community involvement is essential for any growth or success, said Roeder regarding her new position. Born in Lima, Peru, Daniela moved to Hollywood when she was 9 years old. She is currently a student at FAU and very involved in the community as an active member for Broward Gold Coast Down syndrome Organization, as well as the Silver Knight Alumni Network. As a past Silver Knight winner, she was one of the founding members of the Alumni Group and is currently the Vice Chair of Social Media. Daniela is a lover of books, delicious food, the outdoors, a challenge, great music, travel, family and friends. To contact Daniela, call 954-962-8180 or email daniela@hollywoodgazette.com PHOTO BY COURTNEY To redeem your completed crossword for two tickets, call Barbara at 954962-8180 to confirm they are available and arrange a pick up time. All of the answers are in this issue. Offer limited to two tickets per household. No purchase necessary. Hurry, offer is extended to first twenty people. 9


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By Dusty GaronIn its purest sense, preventive dentistry is what you and your dentist do to prevent dental disease; the steps necessary to prevent the need for invasive dental treatment later on down the road. Dental disease is almost entirely preventable and oral health is just as important as the health of the rest of your body. Untreated dental disease can lead to serious health problems such as tooth loss, damage to bone or nerve, and infection. Infection from tooth disease can even spread to other parts of the body and in rare cases, can lead to death. Preventative care and education are the keys to optimal dental health, says Dr. Sperling of Dental Care Center of Hollywood, I strive to provide dental health care versus disease care by focusing on thorough exams; checking the overall health of the patients teeth and gums, performing oral cancer exams, and taking x-rays when necessary. We also know that disease. Hollywood Dentist, Dr. Hans Sperling is a second generation Dentist and grew up working very closely with his father, Dr. Thomas Sperling, who was his teacher and mentor. Through my many years of practice, I have noticed an alarming trend. People often wait to go to the dentist when they have a problem because they have no insurance, or think the visit will be too costly, says Dr. Sperling, this can lead to tremendous out of pocket expense later on. Preventative care and routine visits should be affordable. the goal of my practice to see to it that every patient can have access to the preventative care that they need. We do whatever it takes to help the patient and are always willing to work with them. We really care about our patients, not just their teeth. The Dental Care Center of Hollywood utilizes the most up-to-date technology and digital equipment and employ a team of highly trained and skilled clinicians. The staff routinely participates in continuing education seminars and stays abreast of the latest trends and technologies in the dental community. Cleanings and prevention, cosmetic dentistry, periodontal disease, orthodontics, restorations, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and periodontics are just a few of the facets of dentistry addressed at the Dental Center of Hollywood. Devoted to his practice and his patients, Dr. Sperling has taken numerous of Implant Dentistry and Orthodontics. Dr. Sperling shows his commitment for continuing education by being a member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD); he has earned their prestigious award of fellow of the Academy of General dentistry (FAGD). He is also member of the American DentalAssociation (ADA), the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) and the International Association for Orthodontics (IAO). Additionally, he is a Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor within the Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science at the University of Florida College of Dentistry. Dr. Sperling has also held teaching positions at the Colombian College of Dentistry and the Colombian School of Medicine, Dental School. We understand how uneasy some patients may feel about their dental visits, and how we can make a difference in providing a relaxing and positive experience, says Dr. Sperling, our entire team is dedicated to providing you with excellent, personalized care and service to make your visits as comfortable and pleasant as possible. Make an appointment today, well give you a reason to smile! The Dental Center of Hollywood offers a wide range of payment options such as insurance, credit lenders such as Orthodontic Patients. For more info, call 954-989-5500, or visit www.dentalcenterofhollywood.com. Dental Care Center of Hollywood is open Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.Hollywood dentist stresses the importance of preventative care versus disease care The patient and/or any other person responsible for payment have the right to refuse pay, cancel a payment, or be reimbursed for any other service, examination, or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee service, examination or treatment. Fees quoted are minimum fees only. Offer includes your hygiene visit and a complimentary home-care kit with instructions. Offer does not include periodontal (gum) therapy. (4910, 4341) Offer good for new patients. Patient must have an exam to qualify for the offer above. rfntbOffer includes your exam, a consultation, necessary x-rays and an oral cancer screening. Offer good for new patients. bnrbrrrReceive a no-cost, no-commitment opinion on your dental condition. Its a great way to meet our uniquely caring team!brnbr brrbrffntb r ADVERTORIAL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT 12


Folk music legends Roy Connors and Alan Scharf, former members of seminal 60s recording artists The Highwaymen, will appear free to the public at 3 p.m. on March 9 at the Anne Kolb Nature Center in Hollywood. Connors and Scharf perform as the duo, 2 Guys. The pair's set list feature songs made famous by The Highwaymen, whose string of number one hits and multi-million selling records include Michael (Row the Boat Ashore), Cotton Fields and The Gypsy Rover. The show, "Folk Music Revival Through Song and Words," is part of a free concert series hosted by the Music Club of Hollywood. The non-profit organization's been in existence for more than 60 years and is devoted to promoting music through numerous activities such as classical and jazz music appreciation classes and awarding scholarships to talented local music students. Connors and Scharf will play inside Mangrove Hall, providing rich vocal harmonies and a diverse array of instruments. Connors plays eight-string guitar, fivestring banjo, ukulele and percussion. Scharf plays guitar, ukulele, harmonica, fiddle and tambourine. Connors and Scharf hold a significant place in America's music history. The Highwaymen made a major impact on the folk music scene of the early 1960s. The group recorded for ABC Paramount. They toured the U.S. and Canada playing numerous colleges and universities and appearances at NY's Carnegie Hall. Outside of The Highwaymen and 2 Guys, Connors and Scharf have led interesting lives as well. Scharf's acting career includes commercials and a role in the cult film classic "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes." He was also a cantor at a synagogue in California. Connors was an advertising executive, co-founding with John Forsyth one of the largest ad agencies in Florida Forsyth & Connors, headquartered in Fort Lauderdale. The agency was sold in the early 1990s. He's also written and produced national TV commercials and jingles, and was a feature song writer on the CBS children's TV show "Captain Kangaroo." For more information on the concert visit www.musicclubofhollywood.org and www.2guysharmony.com MUNICIPAL NEWS ENTERTAINMENT By David Volz No one likes to get a traffic ticket. Even though red light cameras are not popular with drivers, Hollywood City Commissioners support them. For some hurried Hollywood drivers, the flash of a camera means a $158 ticket in the mail for a red light violation. Commissioner Richard Blattner said he believes in the cameras. During recent conversation with the Florida Department of Transportation, the speaker commented that it is difficult to change peoples behavior. I do believe that red light cameras have changed behavior. Accident rates provided by the Hollywood Police Department would show a reduction, but anecdotally, said Blattner. I think people are much more conscious of how they drive when approaching intersections. The fines are pretty stiff. The City has a budgeted line item for revenue, but the State Legislature wants to reduce the share of fines collected to the point that it soon could be revenue neutral to have the cameras. Vice Mayor Patricia Asseff also supports red light cameras. The red light cameras improve awareness about the importance of not running red lights. You cant have a police officer at every intersection. We are for having these red light cameras for the safety of the people of Hollywood. One accident at an intersection could be a fatality, she said. Commissioner Traci Callari is another in favor of red light cameras. Currently there are nine intersections in Hollywood that have red light cameras. The only camera located in an area where right turns are impermissible is Hollywood Boulevard/441 Eastbound. The cameras are operated by American Traffic Solutions. The goal of the program is not to raise money for the City, rather it is to improve public safety, according to Raelin Storey, spokesperson for Hollywood. Locations for the cameras include Sheridan Street/441, Hollywood Boulevard/441, Washington Street/411, Park Road/Sheridan Street, Federal Highway/ Pembroke Road, Pembroke Road at I-95 and Sheridan at I-95, AIA/Sheridan Street, Sheridan Street/Park Road and Sheridan Street/46th Avenue. We have seen a reduction in the number of fatalities at intersections in Hollywood, said Storey. The red light cameras are located at busy intersections where we have had a high incidence of police officer issued tickets and a high number of accidents. In Fiscal Year 2013, Hollywood received a net revenue of $563,000 from the red light camera program. Data shows red-light running violations are on the decline over the course of the red light camera program in Hollywood. Since its inception, violations have tracked decidedly downward. The average, per-camera number of red-light running violations stood at 159 per month in February 2011, but feel to 118 a month as of December 2013, indicating a 26 percent decrease in violations issued. Throughout Florida, the red light camera program may be working. In the three years since the Mark Wandall Traffic Safety Act, the law covering red light cameras was passed the average number of citations issued per month per camera has decreased by 40 percent. In December, the Florida Department of Highway and Traffic Safety found that during 2013, 95 percent of vehicles issued a ticket for running a red light did not receive a second ticket for red light running. Also, a separate analysis released in December by the National Center for Statistics and Analysis, an office of the National Highway Traffic Safety administration, shows that red-light running fatalities decreased 27 percent in Florida, from 83 fatalities in 2011 to 61 in 2012, outpacing the nations five percent decrease. The 22 lives saved amount to an economic savings to communities of more than $132 million. Even though local leaders like the red light cameras, there is discussion among Florida legislators about reducing the amount of money cities can collect from the red light camera program. A new proposed House Bill 7005 would eliminate the $75 fee municipalities are currently authorized to retain. It would only allow municipalities, by ordinance, to impose a $25 surcharge to fund contractual agreements with manufacturers and vendors. Also, cities would not be able to increase the number of intersections covered by the cameras or move them to new locations. The proposed legislation would allow the state to continue collecting money from the red light cameras but would not allow local governments to do so, said Storey. We know that red light cameras have reduced the number of accidents at intersections. Of the $158 collected from each violation, $70 shall be remitted to the Florida Department of Revenue for deposit into the General Revenue Fund and $10 shall be remitted to the Florida Department of Revenue for deposit into the Department of Health Emergency Medical Services Trust Fund. Also, $3 shall be remitted to the Florida Department of Revenue for deposit into the Brain and Spinal Cord Trust Fund and $75 shall be retained by the County or Municipality. If a driver receives a red light camera infraction, he or she can request a hearing from the City before the ticket becomes a uniform traffic citation. If the violation is upheld at the local level, the driver will assessed an additional $75 hearing fee on top of the $158 statutory penalty. A report by the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability that was cited in a release by American Traffic solutions found that red light cameras reduce fatalities and injuries at intersections where they are in use. But it found that improved analysis is needed to better understand the contradictory, inconsistent and incomplete information related to rear-end and side-angle crash data. There will be more discussion on red light cameras. FOLK MUSIC LEGENDS GIVE FREE CONCERT The Hollywood Womens Club President Jennifer Davis announced that plans are in full swing for the upcoming special event Margaritas in Paradise which is the Clubs biggest special event of the year. Marta Prado and Shelly Loos are Chairwomen of the event which will be held on April 25th, 2014 at the lovely International Waterway home of John and Robin Nordinger. This annual event provides funds for the Clubs community service projects as well as the ongoing restoration of their National Historic and Hollywood Historic Clubhouse. The Club is seeking sponsors, live and silent auction items, and attendees. For more information please call 954-410-0805 or 954-445-2028. The Greater Federation of Womens Clubs (GFWC), Hollywood Womens Club, founded in 1922, is one of the City of Hollywoods oldest civic groups. The culturally diverse organization of 100 members is dedicated to community service and the support of local and international charitable organizations. Their Clubhouse functions as a center for community, social, educational and fundraising events. Hollywood Womens Club fund raiser Margaritas in Paradise set for April 25th Marta Prado, Jennifer Davis and Shelly Loos Red light cameras are still a go at busy intersections in Hollywood 13


DOWNTOWN DINING By Daniela Roeder In 2010 the Greek Joint opened its doors for all to enjoy its take out and delivery options. It all began behind the kitchen of SAS Martini Lounge as deliveries only. Due to the positive feedback and increase in orders, owner Jimmy Sklavenitis decided to move this behindthe-scenes eatery into a location on Harrison Street. With a friendly neighborhood atmosphere, the Greek Joint attracted its customers to dine in during lunch and dinner hours. Once again, a decision to improve business for its customers had to be made, which led to the relocation of the restaurant to Hollywood Boulevard. We moved to a bigger location due to customer demand; we looked at our numbers and gave them what they wanted a bigger, better Greek Joint. says Sklavenitis. With a bigger location in the heart of Downtown Hollywood, the Greek Joint now offers a full bar with 33 beers on tap, a revamped wine list and will soon introduce a new drink list. Customers can now enjoy a bigger outdoor patio sitting area as well as indoor dining. In addition to its regular business hours, the restaurant also offers catering and private parties. The goal of the Greek Joint staff is to provide a comfortable environment for all. They believe that with Hollywoods diverse demographics a unique atmosphere is whats necessary. With an authentic Greek menu the kitchen is always creating its dishes with a twist. We are not your stereotypical Greek restaurant. says Jimmy we have beers on tap, play all genres of music in our restaurant and are always creating new dishes and drinks for our customers. We are basically the restaurant one would find in todays modern Greece. Jimmy moved to South Florida from Canada in 1998 to manage many restaurants prior to The Greek Joint. These restaurants include Opa and Giorgos Grill as well as owning Universe Cafe, Taverna Yamas, SAS Martini Lounge and The Big Easy. Jimmy values the customer service experience from friendly staff to well served dishes. Restaurant Location & Hours: The Greek Joint is located at 1925 Hollywood Boulevard. Its hours of operations are Monday Thursday from 11:30 am to 11:00 pm, Friday to Saturday from 11:30 am Midnight and Sundays from 12:00pm to 10:00pm. The Greek Joint also offers Happy Hour Monday thru Friday from 4pm-8pm at the bar only. For more information on catering, private parties or menu call 954-929-9966 or visit www.thegreekjoint.com Hollywoods Greek Joint expands and gets crafty We are not your stereotypical Greek restaurant. We have beers on tap, play all genres of music in our restaurant and are always creating new dishes and drinks for our customers. r f n r f n t b b t b b f r r f r r t b r ADVERTORIAL 14


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Carlos E. Sandoval, P.A. Attorney at Law has recently relocated his firm to Hollywood at 450 N. Park Rd., Suite 803. Sandoval celebrates his sixth year in business this year with the move to Hollywood, Florida, offering his clients a more centralized location. The new location will help us to better serve the tri-county area of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties, said Sandoval. The firm focuses its practice in the areas of immigration, criminal, and corporate law. An immigrant himself, Carlos Sandoval was born in Colombia. He immigrated to the United States in 1996, and resided in Miami where he received his bachelors degree with high honors from the Florida International University, majoring in International Relations and minoring in sociology. Later he received his law degree with honors from the University of Florida and a certificate in International Law. In addition to serving his clients in legal matters, attorney Carlos E. Sandoval is active in the community. He is on the board of the Broward County Hispanic Bar Association, and volunteers with the Hispanic Unity and the Broward County Legal Aid. For more information, call 954-3066921 or visit www.carlosesandoval.com. LOCAL BUSINESS Carlos E. Sandoval, P.A. Attorney at Law moves offices to Hollywood The 20th Annual Conine All-Star Golf Classic, one of South Floridas most successful and longest running sports celebrity golf tournaments, was held on Monday, January 20th at the Club at Emerald Hills in Hollywood. The event sold out for the fifth consecutive year with 132 golfers raising $240,000 to benefit the Conine Clubhouse, a free-ofcharge facility for families whose children are patients at Joe DiMaggio Childrens Hospital. The Conine Clubhouse is our way of giving back to the community said Jeff Conine. No matter where my wife Cindy and I travel, someone always thanks us for having the ability to stay at the Clubhouse, and they truly appreciate the facility. We are extremely thankful for the generous support of our sponsors and the people of South Florida. To date, the Conine Clubhouse has provided a home-away-from-home for more than 9,000 families and the Conine All-Star Golf Classic has raised more than $3 million to help fund operating expenses. The Conine Clubhouse provides the community with an incredible program, and Calder is proud to support such a worth-while event, said Maureen Adams, President of Calder Casino & Race Course and long-time presenting sponsor of the Conine All-Star Golf Classic. With 700 families each year staying at the Conine Clubhouse, we understand the importance and service the Clubhouse provides. This year, the event was a true Golfers Dream. Every player had opportunities to win one of four brand new 2014 vehicles (including a Jaguar, BMW, Audi and Lexus), all-inclusive vacations to Costa Rica, Las Vegas, New York City and other destinations, shop in the Calder Casino Golf Shop as well as receive the world-famous Conine Suitcase commonly referred to as the goody bag at other events. Each of the 33 teams featured a celebrity guest player including Jason Taylor, Glen Rice, Anthony Rizzo, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Yoenis Cespedes, Gaby Sanchez and others. To receive information about the Conine Clubhouse please call 954-2659377 or visit www.jdchfoundation.org. 20th annual Conine All-Star Golf Classic raises $240,000 for the Joe Dimaggio Childrens Hospital Foundation and Conine Clubhouse 18


FOR GOODNESS SAKE Inaugural Joe DiMaggio American Icon Award presented to President Bill Clinton President Bill Clinton was honored on January 24, 2014 with the first ever Joe DiMaggio American Icon Award presented by the Joe DiMaggio Childrens Hospital in recognition of the 100th Anniversary of Joe DiMaggios birth. Hillary and I both had the honor of meeting Joe before he passed away, said President Clinton, founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States, as he accepted the award and addressed approximately 1,000 guests. I believe in the mission of this hospital, and am grateful that people who have had some success in their lives are willing to share with those who are less fortunate. I am honored to be here tonight. I thank you, and ask you to keep giving. Lesley Visser, CBS reporter for more than 25 years emceed the inspiring event held at the Don Taft University Center at Nova Southeastern University. Oscarwinning actor, producer and director Forest Whitaker introduced the President, with the award presented by John Carlyle, CEO of Sheridan Healthcare. This was not the Presidents first visit to South Florida for the Joe DiMaggio Childrens Hospital. He is a longtime supporter, having attended the wellknown Annual Joe DiMaggio Legends Game where major league players and celebrities raised money for children and families at the Hospital. Tonight was the first of what we hope will become an honored tradition, said Kevin Janser, Joe DiMaggio Childrens Hospital Foundation. Joe DiMaggio and President Clinton share a bond in their dedication to making a difference in the lives of children. It was an honor to present the Joe DiMaggio American Icon Award to President Bill Clinton. The event was attended by numerous sports celebrities including major league super stars Jeff Conine, Andre Dawson, Jim Palmer, Orlando Cepeda, NBA great Dikembe Mutombo, and many friends and supporters of the Joe DiMaggio Childrens Hospital. Also in attendance were Joe DiMaggios granddaughters Kathie Stein and Paula Hamra. JEFF AND CINDY CONINE WITH PRESIDENT CLINTON 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 19


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By David Volz Fiordaliza Fernandez-Urena was struggling. She needed a job, a car, a place to live and childcare for her two young children, age two and five. She was cleaning homes, living with her sister and depending on a bus for transportation. She turned to Hispanic Unity of Florida based in Hollywood and received much needed help. She was out of money and walked to our agency. What we do is understand the whole picture of the people we help. We helped her understand her aspirations and enrolled her in our program, said Josie Bacallao, president and CEO of Hispanic Unity, which operates the Center for Working Families. It is located at 5840 Johnson Street in Hollywood. The organization worked with the woman, helped her find a job performing data entry at an automotive store. She received help to purchase a car and daycare arrangements were made for her two children. She still lives with friends and relatives but Hispanic Unity is working to help her raise the money to move into her own apartment. And now she is studying to become a dental hygienist. We work with about 300 families a year and our results are that we help people find better jobs. Some develop new skills. Others learn about budgets and credit repair. Most of the time they need that to begin saving. They may purchase a vehicle to get a better job and return to school, said Bacallao. We are trying to help people earn more money, keep that money and grow that money so they can purchase assets like a home. This is the underpinning to becoming financially stable. Hispanic Unity of Florida received a grant of more than $1 million from The Jim Moran Foundation to fund the Center for Working Families over the next three years. It also received a $550,000 grant from the United Way of Broward County for three years for the same program. Hispanic Unity bundles services together and works with people intensively over a year. These services include resume preparation, assistance in finding jobs, helping people gain access to health care and health insurance, access to public benefits when appropriate and education on financial literacy. The organization takes a holistic view of peoples life situation. The idea is to provide career and financial coaching and to guide people to get back on their feet. We are serving a very diverse group of people, 40 percent of whom are not Hispanic. We have people from 25 nations, said Bacallao. The Center for Working Families works to help lower income families achieve financial stability and move up the economic ladder. If offers a framework to help families increase their earnings and income, reduce their financial transaction costs and build wealth for themselves and their communities. The goal is to remove barriers for participants in achieving financial wellbeing and success. An initial research study by the Annie E. Casey Foundation in 2010 found that clients who receive high-intensity-bundled services are five times more likely to achieve a major economic outcome than clients who receive non-bundled assistance. Hispanic Unity of Florida partnered with the Urban League of Broward County and both organizations began the program, the first of its kind in Broward, at the same time. The Jim Moran Foundation, along with the United Way of Broward County and the Childrens Services Council of Broward County provided the initial seed money to launch the Center for Working Families at Hispanic Unity of Florida. The program is unique because of the bundling of services which are delivered intensively over a long period. Hispanic Unity clients participate in the program until they have achieved their goals. They work with a team of specialists including career coaches, employment and income specialists and financial specialists in groups and one-on-one settings. In its first three years, Hispanic Unity has done well. By the end of the third year, 601 participants had been involved in the program. In 2013, 51 percent of the participants had found a jobs and 100 percent of the participants had attended financial literacy training and one-on-one meetings with a financial coach. And 71 participants had reactivated or started a savings program and more than 60 of the participants had purchased assets such as a car or home, according to Bacalloa. Hispanic Unity of Florida receives two large grants Local leaders came out to support Hispanic Unity of Florida at Gallery 2014 last fall. Bring this ad and save $500Traiga este aviso y ahorre $500 LOCAL BUSINESS 21


NEWS FROM THE GREATER HOLLYWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Scenes From Our Recent Breakfast Meeting WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5 Membership Orientation 11:45 a.m. 1 p.m. Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce 330 N. Federal Highway, Hollywood Free for members/$10 for non-members THURSDAY, MARCH 6 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Celebration 5 to 7 p.m. Minuteman Press of Hollywood 4171 North State Road 7, Hollywood TUESDAY, MARCH 11 Healthcare Industry Group 8 to 9:15 a.m. Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce 330 N. Federal Highway, Hollywood Free for members TUESDAY, MARCH 11 Ribbon Cutting 5 to 7 p.m. Mircom Engineered Systems A1 Fire & Security 301 N. 29th Avenue, Hollywood WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12 Real Estate Construction & Home Alliance Meeting 12 to 1 p.m. Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce 330 N. Federal Highway, Hollywood Free for members FRIDAY, MARCH 14 Good Morning Hollywood Breakfast Meeting 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Apollo Middle School 6800 Arthur Street, Hollywood Keynote Speaker: Former NFL Player and McArthur High School Alumni Errict Rhett Sponsored by: The Salvation Army $15 members in advance online/$20 members at the door/$25 future members THURSDAY, MARCH 20 Tourism & Entertainment Industry Group 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce 330 N. Federal Highway, Hollywood Free for members WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26 Business After Hours 5 to 7 p.m. Whiskey Tango 1903 Hollywood Boulevard, 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 Registration required for all events. Call 954.923.4000 or register online for any of these events at www.hollywoodchamber.org. Chamber of Commerce Upcoming Events 22


Welcome New Chamber Members NEWS FROM THE GREATER HOLLYWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE A1 Fire & Security LLC TRUSTEE MEMBER Joshua Pearson 954.272.6950 3801 N. 29th Avenue, Hollywood www.a1fire-security.com Specializing in fire alarms, fire extinguishers, fire sprinkler suppression, kitchen hood suppression, off premise monitoring and full electrical solutions AmTrust Bank, a Division of New York Community Bank TRUSTEE MEMBER Donna Henry 954.986.1616 5461 Sheridan Street, Hollywood www.nycbfamily.com Operating with an emphasis on service and convenience with 24-hour ATM banking, 24-hour account access and 24/7 bank by phone Hard Rock Caf TRUSTEE MEMBER Robyn Melvin 954.315.9112 One Seminole Way, Hollywood www.hardrock.com/hollywoodfl Located inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hard Rock Caf is your perfect venue for lunch, dinner, happy hour and amazing parties and events A Z Restaurant Equipment Thomas Ignizio 954.964.7730 3000 Stirling Road, Hollywood http://azrestaurantequipment.com The largest new and used restaurant equipment warehouse in Broward County Arrow Security Corp. Ionel Coltea 561.417.0026 1990 N.W. Boca Raton Boulevard, Boca Raton www.arrowsecuritycorp.com Performing armed and unarmed guard security services to residential, commercial and industrial sites throughout the South Florida area Bonnie Para, Realtor, The Keyes Company Bonnie Para 954.668.1539 4700 Sheridan Street, #P, Hollywood www.bonniepara.keyes.com Your real estate professional for Southeast Florida Exotic Blooms Floral & Events, Inc. Laury Lafleur 954.505.3487 2104 N. Federal Highway, #B, Hollywood www.exoticbloomsfloralevents.com Planning, catering, table/chair linens, tents, floral arrangements, flatware/dish rental for weddings, showers, Mitzvahs, first communion, Quinces, childrens parties, corporate events Fairytales Javier Rodriguez 786.290.6364 2000 Harrison Street, #3, Hollywood http://fairytaleshollywood.com Bring your princess for a fairytale experience with spa, role play, glitter makeover, fashion show, disco, karaoke, arts and crafts and so much more Gulfstream Middle School Brian Kingsley 754.323.4700 120 SW 4th Avenue, Hallandale Serving grades 6-8 and totally committed to our community, reading our academic and social goals with every child, every time Mary Kay, Inc. Sage Hoffman 754.323.4700 http://sagehoffman.com Teaching how to enhance and preserve natural beauty for special events and daily anti-aging Mike Balan A/C, Inc. Mike Balan 305.205.9977 www.mikebalanac.com We pride ourselves on providing our customers with honest and dependable advice that you can rely on New Times Broward Palm Beach Alexis Guillen 954.342.7701 www.browardpalmbeach.com Reaching 256,000 print readers and million+ unique monthly visitors via music, film, arts, cultural, theater, dining and investigative reporting; reaching active adults that respond to advertising Oakridge Elementary PTA Veronica Newmeyer 954.865.8614 1507 N. 28th Avenue, Hollywood www.oakridgepta85.wix.com/oakridge-pta To make every childs potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children Rodan and Fields Jessica Rosales 754.610.4373 263 Lee Street, Hollywood Dermatology-based skincare solutions for everyone with clinically proven products developed by the creators of Proactive Ross Enterprises Ross Elder 954.981.3693 5730 Farragut Street, Hollywood Designs and artistic creations in glass, mirror, acrylic, stone and metal RWOMI Network, Inc. Steve Lyston 954.237.5058 1649 S. 21st Avenue, Hollywood www.rwominetwork.com Our mission is to provide and promote family-focused educational, inspirational and solution-oriented programming as well as news reported with integrity and truth to the local and global communities The Taco Spot Stuart Snowhite 954.921.7711 1500 North Broadwalk, Hollywood With many years in Hollywood and even more years in the restaurant business, the owner is a familiar face to the Broadwalk offering awesome food and magnificent beach views Wall 2 Wall Promotions, LLC Robert Nolan 954.237.3228 3389 Sheridan Street, Hollywood www.w2wp.com We are a marketing and advertising company that utilizes over 950,000 quality/creative promotional products in our database Hollywood Expo Alfresco Returning to ArtsPark April 9th For almost two decades, the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has brought Hollywood Expo Alfresco the Ultimate Food, Wine and Tradeshow Experience to the streets of downtown each spring. What began as a cozy little street fair has since blossomed into an extravaganza that now showcases more than 100 booths representing South Floridas finest eateries and businesses. And while the inaugural event drew several hundred attendees, it now brings ten-fold that amount of visitors! Hollywoods 19th Annual Expo Alfresco will come to ArtsPark at Young Circle (Hollywood Boulevard and Federal Highway) on Wednesday, April 9th from 5 to 8 p.m. What makes Expo Alfresco so unique, explains Chamber Executive Director and CEO Anne Hotte, is that we provide a one-stop-shop where our event-goers have the opportunity to meet local business owners, sample signature dishes from participating restaurants and taste selected wines from around the world. Combine that with an exciting entertainment line-up and activities for the kids, and youve got a great allaround evening in beautiful downtown Hollywood. Hollywood Expo Alfresco is a great experience as a business owner. Not only did we get great exposure, but we also added many new customers. We gave coupons for our spa with the Expo Alfresco logo on the back and had at least 25 new clients redeem them, said owners Maribel Ruiz and Luis Guevara of Beauty of Wax an. We definitely will be part of the event this year and in the years to come, added Luis, who is also the new president of the Downtown Business Association. Local firehouses will once again compete for the coveted Firehouse Cook-Off Showdown Cup at Expo Alfresco and Muzart Creative Arts Studios will host their popular Kidz Korner complete with arts and crafts and fun and games for the younger generation. New additions to this years event include an art fair and a golf clinic presented by McCumber Golf Academy. Sponsors of this years event include the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, WastePro, Billys Stone Crab Restaurant and Market, Bravo Supermarket, ArtsPark at Young Circle, Hollywood Discount Liquor & Wine, The Pressroom and Muzart Creative Art Studios. If youre looking for an effective way to network your business and grow your market, Hollywood Expo Alfresco is the event for you. Don't miss the opportunity to join our tradeshow and tap into this diverse crowd of over 3,000 participants. Sponsorship and display opportunities are available. Tickets for Hollywood Expo Alfresco are only $20 and children under 10 are free! To reserve your booth or purchase tickets, visit our website www.hollywoodchamber.org or call 954 923-4000. Expo Alfresco offers fun for all ages 23


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by Shondelle Solomon-Miles Body Transformation Coach Regardless of what youve heard, and how you feel, there is no denying that CrossFit has changed the landscape of the fitness industry in a profound way. To many outside of the CrossFit world, it may appear that CrossFit is a cult of sadistic, obsessed, jocks whose conversations delve as deep as callouses, competitions and back squats. In my experience, I know this inaccurate, but common, perception couldnt be any further from the truth. In the 5 years Ive been part of the CrossFit universe, Ive come to experience it not just as a means toward fitness, but a philosophy. CrossFit, at its most primal level, is a way of thinking, doing and being in the world that goes far beyond barbells, PRs (personal records), leaderboards, and burpees. It is a philosophy that embraces courage, strength, community, failure, success, overcoming, ambition, kaizen, and most of all, self-growth and discovery. CrossFit is a mindset that surpasses its warehouse walls, chalked up floors and fanatical followers. It has become for many, a physical expression of life; a life that seeks to live fearlessly, outside of the box (no pun intended), and without limitation. While I certainly invite you to consider trying CrossFit, the purpose of this article is not to convince you that it is right for you, but rather to share my personal interpretation of the CrossFit philosophy and how it has enriched my life. 1: Become Comfortable with being Uncomfortable. I would argue that as human beings we all have an innate desire to grow. Without challenge, and the opportunity to surpass your perceived limitations, growth is stagnant. Millions of people want to lose weight, trim fat, eliminate disease and do things in life that their current level of fitness does not allow. Yet, very few are willing to do what it takes to achieve these goals. Many begin the process but once things become uncomfortable the buck stops there. More often than not, and without exaggeration, Ive questioned my sanity during a CrossFit workout. Ive asked: Is this really worth it? My answer is always a resounding: YES. Yes, it is uncomfortable, YES it hurts, YES I want to stop all the time, and YES its worth every moment of discomfort. Its worth it because the struggle pales in comparison to the triumph. Ive discovered that enduring shortterm pain for long-term pleasure is usually worth it. One of my favorite quotes says: If it doesnt challenge you, it doesnt change you. The CrossFit philosophy demands that if you want something youve got to work for it, not wish for it. 2: Embrace Failure Failure is an inevitable yet essential part of life. Yet somehow, we have been conditioned to equate failure with personal inadequacy. The irony is that avoiding failure does not guarantee success, but evades it. The CrossFit philosophy not only accepts failure, but demands it. We fail at finishing a workout, we fail making a lift, we fail at beating our personal records (PRs), we failwe failand we fail some more. Yet, we return the next day to fail again, because we know that failing is part of the journey and is the pathway to change. Without the potential of failure, there is no possibility of reward, without reward there is no satisfaction, and without satisfaction, there is no joy. Sometimes I will fail and sometimes I will succeed, and both are equally valuable. For me, CrossFit affirms the philosophy that it is the fear of failure and not failure itself that holds us back. 3: Community is Sacred Life is hardand so is CrossFit. However, what helps us get through the valleys of life are community and support. It is our community that offers camaraderie and empathy when the pain becomes too much to bear and giving up appears to be the only option. There is comfort in knowing that: you are not alone. Community is the foundation of the CrossFit philosophy, and one of the many reasons I attribute to its massive appeal and success. During a workout, when I dont think I can take another breath or complete one more rep, there is always someone there to remind me that I can. CrossFit has instilled in me the belief that life is much easier and more meaningful when you can rely on your community. 4: You Become Better With Time and Experience The CrossFit philosophy values and rewards commitment, discipline, consistency, and effort. With these values in place, I have discovered that progress is inevitable. In my experience, most people are NOT fit when they begin CrossFit. Yet, many people believe CrossFit is only for hard-core, superfit athletes because they are witness to the result and not the process. When I started CrossFit in 2009 I was not fit, I could not do ONE pull-up or run half a mile (and I made my living as a fitness coach)! No endeavor is mastered from the beginning. No matter your starting place, it takes time and consistent effort to progress. There was a time when running a mile was a BIG deal for me, today its a warm-up. I say this not to boast, but to make this point: just because you cannot do a pushup, speak German or dance salsa today, doesnt mean that you never can. CrossFit isnt any easier today than it was in 2009, I have just gotten better, and I believe that with time and consistent practice, anyone can get better at anything. 5: All that matters is Now CrossFit has introduced me to the power of being present in every moment. Its philosophy has taught me, that it is not the next repetition or the next step that matter at all, but the experience I am having right now. There are not many moments in my day where Im completely present. Usually, my mind wanders somewhere in the past and more often, to the future; what didnt get done and what needs to get done. One moment just blends into the next without much conscious awareness. However, when Im trying to get through a particularly challenging workout, as my muscles are burning, and Im gasping for air, NOTHING matters but that moment. For a very brief time, life pauses and my mind rests. Ironically, there can be such stillness in these moments of chaos. I crave this stillness, perhaps we all do. For me, these moments are my therapy, my time to reconnect to my mission of continual selfimprovement and to appreciate the vitality and joy of being. Shondelle Solomon-Miles is the Head Fitness coach and owner of Synergize Home of CrossFit 954. To schedule a FREE one-on-one consultation with Shondelle visit www.CrossFit954.co 5 Lessons CrossFit Has Taught Me About Life 100K cyclists begin their journey on the TDB course. More often than not, and without exaggeration, Ive questioned my sanity during a CrossFit workout. { Johnny Pastorius, former open heart surgery patient, celebrates finishing the 5K race with his surgeon, A Broward Sheriffs Fire Rescue engine was the perfect canvas for kids of all ages in the ANF Power of Play Kids Zone. Lotsy Dotsy and several children wait for the start of the 5K race. Tour De Broward raises $375K for Joe Dimaggio Childrens Hospital Thousands of people came together early Sunday morning, February 23rd, to cycle, run or walk at Miramar Regional Park in support of the Heart Institute at Joe DiMaggio Childrens Hospital in Hollywood. Their combined efforts, as well as those of the 80 sponsors, helped raise more than $375,000 for the Fifth Annual Invicta Tour De Broward, presented by zMotion. 25




SCHOOL NEWS By David Volz The Hollywood Hills girls flag football team came together for a moonlight madness practice during the early morning hours of February 17. This was the first opportunity for the team to practice and memorable a way to inspire the team for the upcoming season. Coach Brandon Graham wanted to motivate the team for the upcoming season. Pride is the word that keeps coming up for me about Moonlight Madness. I watched a group of girls that played with passion and enjoyed being around each other. And for a coach that was one of the best things Ive seen from any of teams Ive coached, said Graham. The girls had every reason in the world to excuse themselves from this, our administrators had every reason to tell us no, and their parents had every reason to say wait until Tuesday but so many people stepped up and supported this team that it made me proud to be a part of Hollywood Hills. He was pleased with the teams first practice. Theres a surreal feeling when youre out on the field at that time and there is literally a moon outside. Its almost like they couldnt wait to step on the field but when they did we enjoyed listening to music during practice and really enjoyed each others company. I told them before practice that I had a lot of time to scream and yell this season but that tonights practice was about a memory and something they would always have long after high school. I also felt it important to invite parents and friends to the event, so while we competed in our regular practice drills (flag pulling, catching, agility) we also added a few relay races which were fun for all of us, explained Graham. Kaitlin Travieso, freshman and receiver/ defensive back said, The first time I heard about Moonlight Madness, I thought it would be a good way to kick off our season and to adapt as a team. I think it will be fun and an interesting start to our adventure for our season. Jahmara Parris, a senior who places linebacker and center said, I first thought that coach wouldnt go through with this, but the more I thought about it I realized that it gives our team a different look and helps us stand out from the rest of the teams in Broward. Ive been on this team for 4 years and Ive learned that were not like anyone else, were the Hollywood Hills Spartans. Kaylin Moquete, a senior who plays receiver and defensive back said, I think this is an amazing and unique opportunity to get some work in and its an opportunity to bond with the team and continue to work hard for our first official practice. It really helps because it shows the dedication and motivation this team has to reach our goal. Dimitria Cleare, a junior who plays linebacker said, When I first heard about Moonlight Madness I thought, OK, our coach has finally lost his mind. Then I realized what he was doing, he was making a point and saying that were here for a purpose this season. Janice Solis, a senior who plays quarterback said, Ive never heard of this before, but when our coach suggested it I couldnt wait to tell people we were doing it. I think its something that well be able to remember and use as a bonding experience for the entire season. PHOTOS BY DEBORAH CLARK Hollywood Hills girls flag football team kicks off the season in the dark When I first heard about Moonlight Madness I thought, OK, our coach has finally lost his mind. 27


By David Volz Work is now underway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. When complete the airport will be able to handle more planes, gates and international flights as well as new shops and restaurants. The expansion of the South Runway is the largest project. It being widened and lengthened from 5,275 feet to 8,000 feet. It will be elevated over U.S.1 and the FEC railway. It will be substantially completed in September 2014 at a cost of $791 million. At that time, commercial airliners will be able to land and takeoff on the South Runway but additional work will be done on the taxiway system. This runway expansion will keep delays for passengers to a minimum, said Allan Siegel, spokesperson for the airport. The South Runway had been for commuter airplanes but now it will be able to handle large commercial jets. Having two runways will make the airport safer. Terminal Four is also being redesigned and expanded. It will have 14 gates; it currently has ten. The concession area will be increased from about 2,100 square feet to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood cont. on next page Hollywood Diagnostics also offers a full range of diagnostic testing including: MRIs, CT Scans, PET Scans, Xrays, Ultrasounds, Mammograms, Bone Density Scans, EKGs and Breast Biopsies Serving the community since 1984 4224 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywod, FL 33021954-966-9044www.carearoundtheclock.net HOLLYWOOD DIAGNOSTICS Urgent Care Center Now Open!Fractures Vaccines Simple Lacerations Abdominal Pain Abscesses & Skin Infections Neck & Back Pain Flu & Upper Respiratory Infections Toothaches Headaches & Migraines Non-Cardiac Chest Pain 28


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