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FREE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018INSIDEMystic Island Gala kicks o the season. SEE PAGE 8. PRSRT STD ECRWSS US POSTAGE PAIDWINTER GARDEN, FL PERMIT NO. 81 *****************ECRWSSEDDM****Postal Customer WINDERMERE HORIZON WEST DR. PHILLIPS BAY HILL YOU YOUR NEIGHBORS. YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD. Observer Dr. Phillips High School remembers 9/11. SEE 3. DONATE TO DIAPER DRIVESecond Chance Resource Center is in need of diapers to be given to singleparent families in the area. The organizations wish list includes diapers sizes Newborn to 6, Pull-Ups and wipes, as well as baby and toddler foods and Enfamil and Similac formula. Monetary donations are accepted, too; $20 buys diapers for four babies. Second Chance is located at 1041 Crown Park Circle, Winter Garden. For information on donat ing, call (407) 656-7055.YOUR TOWN 30 30 THE DIRTY ON THE When lightning strikes near the end of the school day in Orange County, nearby schools enter a lockdown known as the 30/30. In West Orange, the lockdowns have caused signicant delays in dismissal and wreaked havoc on bus schedules. STORY ON PAGE 4. DANIELLE HENDRIXBLACK TIE EDITORGet your navy-and-lime out fits ready: The Windermere Wolverines are set to parade through Summerport Village to ring in fall. The second annual Winder -REAL BLACK TIEWolverines to parade through SummerportWindermere High students will bring their school spirit to the streets of Summerport Village. ERIC GUTIERREZSTAFF WRITERA temporary fire station could be opening in Horizon West as early as this fall, with two per manent stations scheduled to be built in the coming years. We found a location to be able to prop up a temporary fire station in Horizon West while we build two permanent fire stations over time, Orange County District 1 Commission-Fire stations coming to Horizon WestCommissioner Betsy VanderLey discussed how soon residents can expect more re stations in their community.SEE FIRE PAGE 6 SEE BUILDING PAGE 5 A dish best served coldWindermere Prep gets its revenge on rival Saint Stephens Episcopal with 35-21 win. PAGE 17. VOLUME 3, NO. 47

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2 OBSERVER | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 As West Orange County continues to grow, so does your need for high-quality healthcare. Were excited to invite you to tour an all-new healthcare facility Orlando Health Emergency Room and Medical Pavilion Horizon West, a service of Orlando Health Health Central Hospital, expanding your access to care when you need it most. Join us for: rfntbn rttn n rnntn nrnt ntrnnttntn nntnn tnntntnnrfntb rff ntbn tn t ntrb t t Made Possible By nnrnnOrlandoHealth.com/HorizonWestER nn 283916 Pammies Sammies provides everything from sandwiches, burgers, flatbreads, soups, and salads that are made fresh every day with love.New Location Inside Dr. P Phillips YMCA7000 Dr. P Phillips Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819 407-730-3212 | www.pammiessammies.com | BREAKFAST LUNCH DINNER CATERING 281056 THURSDAY, SEPT. 13COOKING WITH INDIAN SPICES: ONEPOT DISH 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Windermere Library, 530 Main St. Join Shahnaz Nensey of Swaasta LLC for an easy, wholesome and healthy dish made with healing Indian spices. Learn how to incorporate spices that can reduce inammation, improve digestion and satisfy the palette with delicious avors using a variety of vegetables and lentils. Space is limited. Registration required at (407) 835-7323. WEST ORANGE REPUBLICAN WOMEN FEDERATED MEETING 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at the West Orange Country Club, 3300 West Or ange Country Club Drive, Winter Garden. The topic is the movie America: Imagine the World Without Her, directed by Dinesh DSouza and John Sullivan. Buf fet served at noon. Cost is $20 for lunch. RSVP at (407) 2305968 or rebeccatmellen@gmail. com. For information, email worw.federated@gmail.com. WINDERMERE GARDEN CLUB MEETING 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at Windermere Town Hall, 520 Main St. The Windermere Gar den Club starts its new year with guest speaker Tom MacCubbin, horticulturist, author, radio host and retired IFAS extension agent. His presentation will be on plants from his landscape. Coee and light refreshments. The public is invited, and meet ings are not limited to Winder mere residents. For information, call Peggy at (407) 876-4239 or visit the clubs Facebook page.FRIDAY, SEPT. 14BACK YARD BAND CONCERT 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at the Centennial Plaza, 101 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. The Back Yard Band will be joined by violinist Jennie Landau for a fun time in downtown Winter Garden. (407) 656-4111.SATURDAY, SEPT. 15COUNTY HOUSEHOLD ITEM REPAIR EVENT 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Barnett Park, 4801 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando. Orange County is hosting its second free Dont Pitch It, Fix It! event. At the repair workshop, local businesses and handy volunteers will oer residents free minor repairs for a variety of household items, such as clothing, jewelry, electronics, bicycles, watches, eyeglasses and books. Items will be repaired on a rst-come, rst-served basis. There is no guarantee the item can be xed. (407) 836-1400. ENCAUSTIC WAX ABSTRACT WORKSHOP 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the SoBo Art Gallery, 127 S. Boyd St., Winter Garden. The Winter Garden Art Association is hosting this workshop, in which Jann Visser will guide participants in creating an Encaustic abstract. The nished piece will be coated with a layer of golden shellac for a burst-bubble eect on the wax. Supplies are provided, but participants must take an apron, hairdryer and heat gun if they have them. Cost is $60 for members, $80 for others. Reserve space at wgart.org/ events or call (407) 347-7996. MATTHEWS HOPE OPEN HOUSE 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Matthews Hopes new location, 611 Business Park Blvd., Suite 101, o Story Road in Winter Garden. Stop by for refreshments and tours of the administrative oce, social workers oce, pantries and Hope Chest workshop, as well as the Firm Foundation Preschool and Ninth Street Outreach Center. (407) 905-9500.MONDAY, SEPT. 17FALL FESTIVAL 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17, at the Windermere Library, 530 Main St. Celebrate fall with stories, games and activities featuring apples, pumpkins and autumn leaves. Recommended for preschoolers. (407) 8357323. SOUTHWEST HOMESCHOOL CLUB JR.: DINOSAUR ADVENTURES 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, at the Southwest Library, 7255 Della Drive, Orlando. Go back in time to the days of dinosaurs and learn about these amazing beasts through stories and hands-on activities. Recommended for lower elementary. (407) 835-7323.TUESDAY, SEPT. 18CUISINE CORNER: IMMUNITY BOOSTINGPOWERS OF TEA 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the Southwest Library, 7255 Della Drive, Orlando. Join Karon Cannon of Tea Craze to explore the benets that drinking tea has on your health and enjoy a tasting of immunity boost ing teas and herbs. Space is limited. (407) 835-7323. WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19SNAKE EDUCATION WITH A TWIST 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Southwest Library, 7255 Della Drive, Orlando. Enjoy a snake show with professional snake handler Chief Rowley and his reptile friends. (407) 835-7323.THURSDAY, SEPT. 20CHAMBER AFTER HOURS SEPTEMBERFEST 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at Baldwin Fairchild Cemeteries & Funeral Home, 428 E. Plant St., Winter Garden. Join the West Orange Chamber of Commerce for its Business After Hours, where attendees can enjoy German delights, pretzels and an open bar at this festive event. (407) 656-1304. YOUR CALENDAR

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OBSERVER | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 3 283986 rrfwww.eprealtors.com | 407-704-80304848 S Apopka Vineland, Ste 212 Windermere FL 32819Expand Your Real Estate Portfolio GABBY BAQUERONEWS EDITOR Water levels in several Gothaarea lakes and wetlands have risen dangerously high because of recent rainfall. Some homeowners located near the lakes have watched with growing dread as the elevated lakes threaten to reach and flood their houses. Rita Schoeffler, a seven-year Gotha resident who resides near Lake Nally, has monitored the progress of the lake and fears for her neighbor who is situated closest to the body of water that has now overtaken the neighbors dock and lies only a few feet from the property. It started happening a couple weeks ago, Schoeffler said. So much rain has been coming, and were at the bottom. And so all the lakes are filled way above normal, and they all drain down to here, but Lake Nally doesnt drain into anywhere. So the water is coming down from everywhere even from a neighborhood thats above us it was coming in between the houses like a river. It was unbelievable. Because of the elevated water levels and reduced oxygen lev els, the fish in the lake have also been dying, Schoeffler said. During the Labor Day week end, Orange County government officials visited the area to assess the situation, hand out sandbags to affected residents and relocate some of the water that had collected in the wetlands south of Lake Nally to Lake Olivia and Steer Lake, said Daniel Negron, chief engineer of the countys Stormwater Management Division. Theres no outfall for the water there, so once it fills up, theres nowhere else for it to go, Negron said. And look ing at our rainfall information countywide, we are, currently, an average of 9.5 inches above normal. For example, (from January) up to Aug. 31, the nor mal rainfall would be around 36.6 inches, but weve received 46.2 (inches). So its been an extremely wet year. Schoeffler said shes noticed Lake Nally is not the only lake in Gotha with elevated water levels. There are several homes at risk around all these little lakes it isnt just us, Schoeffler said. On Gotha Road, by the turnpike, there are some other homes at risk, and those people are a nervous wreck because its right at their back door. So its quite a few homes near lakes in Gotha. If you drive around, youll see all these lakes with the water that has gone up very high. Although most lakes drain out to another lake or body of water, those that dont become more vulnerable during periods of heavy rain, Negron said. Sur veyors went out Sept. 5 and took readings that showed Lake Nally was about two to three feet from reaching a home, he said. A lot of lakes are higher than normal, but perhaps theyre not close enough to a home, so people dont get too worried about it, Negron said. But that whole area, and essentially countywide, we have some really high stages. South of Morton Jones Road there were two wetlands that were threatening two homes, and thats where some pumps were set up. We havent done anything for Lake Nally to my knowledge, but I believe its considered a private lake. And when it comes to longterm solutions, the county has limited options, Negron added. Were kind of limited as to what we can do out there, Negron said. You can set up a pump station, but thats extremely expensive. It can be millions of dollars. And landlocked lakes are tricky even if you pump the water from point A to point B, you dont want to just move the problem to someone else.Heavy rain, rising lake levels threaten homes in GothaCourtesy photoSeveral homeowners in Gotha residing near lakes are contending with ood threats from the abnormally heavy rainfall received this year. Never forget It has been 17 years since the 9/11 attacks, and the community and Dr. Phillips High students and sta gathered Tuesday morning to reect and remember. DPHS Air Force Junior ROTC stood at attention as the ag was raised and the band played the national anthem. Lt. Col. Rick Proctor opened the ceremony by introducing keynote speaker Eliu Muiz, who was a New York Police ocer on Sept. 11, 2001. Orange County sheris deputies, Orlando police ocers, Orlando Fire Department reghters and members of the American Legion Post 286 in Pinecastle also were in at tendance. DANIELLE HENDRIX Dr. Bridget Williams, Eliu Muiz, Lt. Colonel Rick Proctor, DPHS principal Dr. Suzanne Knight and Gabriel Ber rio all attended the ceremony. The keynote speaker was Eliu Muiz, who was a New York Police ocer on Sept. 11, 2001. Members of the American Legion Post 286 in Pinecastle saluted the ag. The Dr. Phillips High band played the national anthem. ONLINESee more photos at OrangeObserver.com

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4 OBSERVER | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 OBSERVER The Observer (USPS 687-120) is published weekly for $40 per year ($50 outside of Orange County) by the Observer Media Group, 661 Garden Commerce Parkway, Suite 180, Winter Garden, Florida 34787 Periodical postage paid at Winter Garden, Florida. POSTMASTER send address changes to the Observer, 661 Garden Commerce Parkway, Suite 180, Winter Garden, Florida 34787.OrangeObserver.comObserver Media Group Inc.1970 Main St. Sarasota, FL 34236 941-366-3468Editor and CEO / Matt Walsh Vice President / Lisa Walsh Chairman / David BelilesPublishers of the Longboat Observer, East County Observer, Sarasota Observer, Siesta Key Observer, Palm Coast Observer, Plant City Times & Observer, Ormond Beach Observer, West Orange Times & Observer, Observer, Winter Park/ Maitland Observer, Business Observer, Jacksonville Daily Record, Jacksonville Realty-Builder Connection, LWR Life, Season Magazine and Baldwin Park Living If we are to build a better world, we must remember that the guiding principle is this a policy of freedom for the individual is the only truly progressive policy. Friedrich Hayek Road to Serfdom, 1944CONTACT USThe Observer is published once weekly, on Thursdays. It provides subscription home delivery. The Observer also can be found in commercial locations and at our oce, 661 Garden Commerce Parkway, Suite 180, Winter Garden, Florida 34787 If you wish to subscribe to, visit our website, OrangeObserver. com, call (407) 656-2121 or visit our of ce, 661 Garden Commerce Parkway, Suite 180, Winter Garden.TO ADVERTISEFor display or digital advertising, call (407) 656-2121. For Classieds, call (407) 656-2121.SEND US YOUR NEWSLet us know about your events, celebrations and achievements. To contact us, send your information via email to Michael Eng, meng@OrangeObserver.com.ObserverPublisher / Matt Walsh, mwalsh@YourObserver.com Executive Editor / Michael Eng, meng@OrangeObserver.com Design Editor / Jessica Eng, jeng@OrangeObserver.com Senior Sports Editor / Steven Ryzewski, sryzewski@OrangeObserver.com News Editor / Gabby Baquero, gbaquero@OrangeObserver.com Community Editor / Amy Quesinberry, amyq@OrangeObserver.com Black Tie Editor / Danielle Hendrix, dhendrix@OrangeObserver.com Sta Writer / Eric Gutierrez, egutierrez@OrangeObserver.com Advertising Executive Cyndi Gustafson, advertising@OrangeObserver.com Business Development Kim Kowske, kkowske@OrangeObserver.com Creative Services Tony Trotti, ttrotti@OrangeObserver.com Customer Service Representatives Allison Brunelle, abrunelle@OrangeObserver.com Katie Rehm, krehm@orangeobserver.com 2018 The Observer Media Group Inc. All Rights ReservedGABBY BAQUERONEWS EDITORFor parents of school-age children in Orange County, few things prompt instant anxiety quite like a thunderstorm rolling into the area near dismissal time. They know especially with the particularly storm-heavy start to this school year those rumbles mean one thing: The 30/30. The 30/30 is an Orange County Public Schools policy that aims to keep children safe during lightning storms. During a 30/30 lock down, dismissal is delayed for at least 30 minutes. The lockdown affects everyone bus riders, car riders, bikers and walkers and can turn an already-stressful task into a downright debacle. Whats more, because school buses run routes for all school lev els (elementary, middle and high), a 30/30 lockdown at a school level that has earlier dismissal times can disrupt the timing for the remaining routes even if the storm has passed. Such has been the case in recent weeks at Bridgewater Middle School. In Orange County, middle schools have the latest dismissal time at 3:57 p.m., and Bridgewater parents said recent 30/30 lockdowns at the elementary level have caused significant delays for their children. The other day our daughter got home at about 5:30 or 5:40 p.m., and then she had to go straight to tumbling (class), so she had to miss dinner, said Chad Kalter, a Bridgewater parent. And they say, Well, you can come pick your child up. But you really cant, because to go pick your child up, you have to go wait in a line that wraps around the school for at least a quarter-mile. So its nearly impossible to pick up your kids from that school. Kalter said the rule is nonsensical particularly if its purpose is to ensure student safety. Because of busing policies, Kalters daughter walks two-fifths of a mile to the nearest bus stop because his family resides 1.8 miles from Bridgewater. Only students who reside more than two miles from school are eligible for free busing. The 30/30 rule really doesnt make any sense, he said. I assume its for safety reasons. I understand that, and yet the kids are allowed to walk two miles to school. It seems a bit contradictory to me. Its a pretty dumb rule. ... The percentage of kids that get struck by lightning has to be less than 1%, but how many kids get hit by cars, and yet were making the kids walk two miles to school. It just seems like a backward policy to me. Another Bridgewater parent, Tamara Hass, echoed Kalters sentiments. My son didnt get home last week until almost 6 p.m., Hass said. When one school goes on a 30/30, even though the schools that do dismissals later arent on a 30/30, it pushes all the buses back. So they dont get home until hours after their designated nor mal time. I realize theyre looking out for the safety of our children, but I think it needs to be revamped, she said. And my personal concern is (the district) is worried about them getting home in a storm. But then, if theres a storm on the way to school, theres no 30/30 rule in place for that. So its OK if the buses pick them up during a storm in the morning, and yet not bring them home. Shari Bobinski, an OCPS media representative who also has children attending Bridgewater, said the dismissal problems at Bridgewater are exacerbated by over crowding. Bridgewater currently has 2,611 students enrolled and a program capacity of 1,040 students. Theyre over capacity, and theyre going to get relief next year, she said. But for now, we have to just deal with the long lines, unfortunately. The school is doing the best that they can to move people through and make the process as painless as possible, but there are a lot of kids there. She also urged parents to be patient. Storms are most frequent during the three months of August, September and October, and Bridgewaters relief school is scheduled to open next year. (The policy) is 100% for the safety of students and staff, Bobinski said. We know its not easy to sit in long lines, but its truly for the safety of everyone. Unfortunately, the West Orange area is so popular, and it grew so quickly. This is just another one of those situations where weve got to just get through the grow ing pains. But next year, it should be a lot better.DOMINO EFFECTAny delay caused by a 30/30 at a high school can lead to a domino eect and impact buses that need to travel to elementary schools, and a dismissal delay at an elementary or high school can impact middle schools, which are dismissed last. According to Bill Wen, senior director of the districts transpor tation services, OCPS currently has 888 bus routes, about 135 of which are in the West Orange area. Most buses are assigned three schools per route, and most routes average 15 minutes, he said. Bridgewater Middle is serviced by 34 buses, all of which make a total of 150 stops. Of the 34 buses that service Bridgewater: 31 service Windermere High, three ser vice West Orange High, three service Keenes Crossing Elementary, seven service Independence Elementary, ve service Bay Lake Elementary, and one bus for Windermere Elementary, Wen said.During a 30/30 lockdown, parents are allowed to come to the school and pick up their children. How ever, because of the overcrowding at many West Orange schools, this solution also has its drawbacks. If parents come in to pick up or sign out their child from the school during a 30/30 lockdown, more often than not, they can expect to wait in long lines. At Bridgewater, those lines begin well before a parent can even reach the campus, said parent Tamara Hass. The line comes out of the school and goes down the road, and thats why I dont attempt to even do it, Hass said. Its so long that youre stuck there forever. I have parents in my neighborhood who have gone to the school to wait in line, and it takes just as long as it would if (their child) had just taken the bus home. The lines are just so long, especially at Bridgewater.BRIDGEWATER MIDDLE BUSES34 buses servicing Bridgewater Middle150 stops those buses make Also serviced by those buses31 Windermere High3 West Orange High 3 Keenes Crossing Elementary7 Independence Elementary5 Bay Lake Elementary1 Windermere Elementary OFFICIAL RULEUnder the districts 30/30 rule, if thunder is heard within 30 seconds of a visible lightning strike, students are not dismissed until 30 minutes have passed. However, if thunder is heard again during that timeframe, the clock resets, and another 30 minutes must pass before the school can begin dismissal. Orange County Public Schools adopted this policy more than 10 years ago following safety concerns from parents. Similar policies also have been adopted by the school districts in Lake and Seminole counties. I cant remember the school, but there were some concerns because inclement weather would move in very quickly while students were being dismissed, Bobinski said. And at that time, we even had an outpouring of parents who were concerned OCPS was just releasing children out into bad weather. The district does not track how many 30/30 lockdowns have gone into eect.30 /30 LIGHTNING CAPITALAlthough it is known as the Sunshine State, Florida ranks fourth in the nation for lightning ashes behind Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. In fact, Florida is known as the lightning capital of the United States, because more people are struck and killed by lightning in Florida than any other state. And Central Florida from Tampa to Titusville is known as Lightning Alley. According to the National Weather Service, the U.S. has seen 17 lightning-related deaths in 2018 six of which occurred in Florida.DISMAL DISMISSALS

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OBSERVER | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 5 mere High fall parade and foodtruck night starts at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13. The route begins at Keenes Crossing Elementary and winds through Summerport Village. Students will march down Bridgewater Crossings Boulevard to the end celebration point on the lakefront near 33&Melt. Parking will be available behind the Lakefront Shoppes buildings and all along Bridgewater Crossings Boulevard, toward Lake Smith Circle and the Publix shopping center. Parade-goers will have prime viewing along Bridgewater Crossings Boulevard at The Village Green and toward Keenes Crossing Elementary. Last year, the school received positive feedback and residents enjoyed being able to walk outside and watch the parade, said parent Emily Huehne. A lot of residents came out and we had some really good feedback, she said. I had the head of the neighborhood association over there call me, and he was really happy with it and asking if we could do it again, so it was a really good experience. This year, the Student Government Association has invited all the clubs to create floats and march in the parade. The WHS Wolverine Legacy Fund will award $300 as a prize for the best float. This is the second year, so every year, were trying to get a little bigger and better, she said. I know the cheerleaders will be there, the band will be there, and a lot of the clubs will be there. I heard the skateboarding club is going to ride their skateboards, and Best Buddies is usually there. Last year, we didnt have any floats, because it was kind of last minute. A lot of people came from West Orange, and they always had a parade, so we were like, Lets see what we can do. The Summerport neighborhood was nice enough to host us. Were hoping for some floats this year, more next year, and maybe in 20 years, itll be a (bigger) thing. Parents, students, Principal Doug Guthrie and SGA sponsor Ashley Hoffman all have been instrumental in helping start what Huehne hopes becomes a tradition for years to come. She added children in the Summerport community last year came outside and lined the sidewalk to watch the parade as students tossed candy. As with any new event, it takes some time to grow, Huehne said. However, she hopes participation in the parade grows each year and provides something to bring the school and the community together. The sooner you can start some new traditions, the more fun itll be for the classes that come in the future, she said. Especially for the seniors this year; if they come back in five years, itd be nice if the parade is there, too. Our newest Schwab branch, now open in Clermont.We are pleased to announce the opening of our new Independent Branch in Clermont. Financial guidance you can trust is now just around the corner. Drop by our local branch and see how we can support you. Come in and pull up a chair. Or call (352) 404-5238.2018 Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (Schwab) All rights reserved. Member SIPC. MWD101534-14 (1211-8090) (6/18) Michael S. Wytiaz, CFP Independent Branch Leader and Financial Consultant Clermont Independent Branch 1600 Hancock Road, Suite C Clermont, FL 34711 (352) 404-5238 schwab.com/clermont Windermere Independent Branch 4848 S. Apopka Vineland Rd. Suite 204 Orlando, FL 32819 (407) 909-0485 schwab.com/windermere 16 00 Hancoc k Road Holly Berr y Circle 50 50 Hancock RoadHooks StreetBond StreetHolly Berr y Circle 284762 321 E. WASHINGTON ST CLERMONT, FL 34715info@importsprofessionalauto.comwww.ImportsProfessionalAuto.com352.432.3934 Your Local European Auto Repair Specialist.We are experts in every aspect of auto repair for imported Asian and European vehicles. Our technicians possess extensive knowledge of a wide range of specialties and always place customer satisfaction as a top priority on every job.283707 BMWIndependent Repair Facility IF YOU GOWHS FALL PARADE AND FOOD TRUCKS WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 WHERE: 13790 Bridgewater Crossings Blvd., Windermere INFORMATION: bit.ly/2oXqJAgBuilding traditionCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 Its not the years, Its how you live them.With peace of mind knowing your loved one is benefitting from cutting-edge memory care in an innovative, one-of-a-kind community. Knowing their life story is being honored. And seeing the familiar twinkle in their eyes. Independent Living | Assisted Living | Memory Care(407) 870-1561 1370 Celebration Blvd., Celebration, FL 34747 | WindsorAtCelebration.comLIKE US ON A BIG ROCK PARTNERSSenior Housing Development Assisted Living Facility License # AL13202 282291

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Treating Dogs Cats Exotics 8940 Conroy-Windermere Rd. 8 am 6 pm Mon -Fri 8 am 3 pm Saturdays407-217-7700www.LuvNCareWindermere.net Wills/Advance Directives Estates Corporation/LLC Commercial transactions Landlord/Tenant Real estate: Contracts, Closings, Short Sales, Deed in Lieu And other matters Attorney At Law 407-656-5521 425 S. Dillard St. Winter Garden, FL 34787 B M. JProudly serving West Orange County for over 36 years.www.blairjohnsonlaw.com283974 er Betsy VanderLey said. So, well immediately alleviate the pressure and get a fire station for these folks and then get more permanent locations as we go on. VanderLey said the target date to open the temporary fire station is Oct. 1. Orange County Fire Chief Otto Drozd discussed the fire stations planned for Horizon West in an email sent to VanderLey Sept. 5. Stations planned for the area are temporary station 44 and permanent stations 48 and 49. Temporary Station 44 will be located on the site of Orlando Healths new, stand-alone emer gency room off of Porter Road and Avalon (Road), Drozd wrote. He later wrote: Horizon West is slated for two additional stations station 48 and 49. Both (are) planned for 2025 or beyond. Drozd also said because of the rapid growth of Horizon West, he expects the timelines for stations 48 and 49 could be moved up well in advance of what has been planned. In addition to temporary station 44 and stations 48 and 49, an existing temporary station will become permanent station. Station 32 which has been in a temporary location for several years will become a permanent station, Drozd wrote. We will be utilizing the new prototype fire station design and the new loca tion will be north of the current location on Hartzog Road. This (station) will cover the south side of Horizon West. Construction is estimated to begin December/ January of 2018-2019. The need for more fire stations in Horizon West was brought to VanderLeys attention dur ing a town hall meeting last year. Horizon West residents made her aware they were having a difficult time getting homeowners insur ance because of the proximity of fire stations. I immediately initiated a conversation with our fire chief to find out what the current situation (at the time) was and how quickly we can move to rectify them, VanderLey said, adding that money for new fire stations had already been budgeted. The issue was manning the fire station so the personnel cost that was not accounted for anywhere. VanderLey added the personnel issues were handled by moving personnel from an existing fire station that received few calls and moving those individuals to man temporary station 44. The impact of the new fire stations will be quicker response times and lower rates for homeowners insurance, even though the first new station expected to go up soon is only temporary, VanderLey said. She added the temporary station will be similar to a housing trailer. For the purposes of the residents in that area, it will not matter to them in terms of their homeowners insurance and in terms of our performance and response times whether (fire services) are coming to them (residents) out of a house trailer or coming to them out of a bricks-and-sticks fire station, VanderLey said. Theyre going to see the same level of ser vice, and it wouldnt matter to the insurance company. I would encourage the residents, as soon as this fire station is in place, to call your homeowners insurance and see if you can get a better rate now that you have fire services a whole lot closer to your property. And they should see a huge decrease in their homeowners insurance as a result of this fire station. Orange County Fire Rescue Public Information Officer Carrie Proudfit said the average response time for fire/rescue service from the time the call is received to the on-scene time in Orange County during Fiscal Year 2017-2018 was 7 minutes, 19 seconds. The Lake Hickory Nut area was a particular community in Horizon West that was evaluated after a constituent concern, Proudfit said. The response time in that area was measured at an aver age of 12 (minutes) 55 (seconds). Depending on whether it was an EMS (Emergency Medical Ser vice) or fire call, the benchmark for that area should be nine min utes or nine (minutes) 20 (seconds) which is set/determined by the population density of the particular community. Proudfit added the county will be hiring personnel once the per manent stations are built, and the projected cost for the addition personnel is $2.6 million annually. The costs associated with standing up temporary Fire Station 44 includes costs associated with the manufactured temporary fire station $100,000, Proudfit said. In addition, the build-out cost associated with standing up this station is approximately $300,000.Fire stations plannedCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 283882

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 BLACK TIEORANGEOBSERVER.COMIll admit: When spring melted into summer, and the Black Tie world went dormant for a couple of months, I didnt quite know what to do with my week ends. I had grown accustomed to taking a couple of weekdays and turning them into my own version of a weekend. I know that come September, Fridays and Saturdays are for rifling through dresses in my closet, charging up my camera and picking a lipstick color which, of course, is the hardest part. That said, summer is behind us, and its time to dig into your own closets, finalize your social calendar and gear up for a host of fall philanthropies and grand galas. We launched our Black Tie section one year ago, and its been a lot of things exciting, busy and a bit chaotic but also quite rewarding. There have been late nights and hectic nights, going to three events in the span of a few hours and promptly editing and uploading photos. Weve had our share of camera malfunctions, blue-ink pens exploding on our hands, blisters from new, high-heeled sandals Black Tie reporter Harry Sayer is exempt from that one getting stuck in traf fic jams and even getting event dates mixed up. With any new territory comes some uncertainty, and this time last year, we were bracing for the unknown. How would our communities react to this type of coverage? How would people in the Central Florida social scene view us and our efforts to deliver comprehensive, interesting and fun coverage of the events they hold dear to their hearts? But, to our delight, the social scene has embraced us just as they do the organizations and philanthropies they care so much about. Members of our Black Tie begins year two DANIELLE HENDRIXBLACK TIE EDITORSEE DANIELLE PAGE 9 Windermere-based lawyer Richard Schwamm and his wife, Stacey, were happy to have a night out.BRIGHTER FUTUREHundreds of guests lled the ballroom at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando in support of building bridges to a brighter future. Held Sat urday, Sept. 8, the 15th annual Players Ball served as the organizations biggest fundraiser of the year. Guests were delighted to see celebrity impersonators dressed as Cher, Mar ilyn Monroe, Madonna and Frank Sinatra, and perused dozens of auction items while enjoying cocktails. The main program included entertainment from FREE DAPS and DJ Jazzy Je, as well as testimonials from families the foundation has helped. Bridges of Light raises money for children who have been abandoned, abused neglected or atrisk, and provides them with bridges to education, basic needs and more. DANIELLE HENDRIX Four Seasons Resort Orlando Manager Charles Fisher and his wife, Catherine, and Dana and John Berry enjoyed the reception hour. Members of the Harris family shared their testimony of hardships and nding peace through the Bridges of Light Foundation. Mimi Hartker and Scott Ashdown Tammara and Ashley Kohler were trendy in their decades-themed apparel. Cher and Marilyn Monroe posed with Dorcas Dillard, of Winter Garden.

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8 OBSERVER | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 283978 PresentsSaturday, November 10, 2018 6:00 9:00 PM At the Pines at Windermere Creative Outdoor Dining to Benefit Matthews Hopee most creative table will win the coveted Best Dressed Table Trophy. MC for the evening Scott Maxwell Entertainment for the evening Dueling PianosFor more information and/or to reserve your table visit: www.matthewshopeministries.org/Annual-Garden-Party www.facebook.com/matthewshopeministries or call 407-905-9500 Step Inside 28 W Plant Street Historic Winter Garden Trivia Tuesday at 7pm Live Music Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7pm Friday and Saturdays at 8pm Sundays at 12:30pm www.th eatticdoorlive.com rfnt Retirement: Ready or not. Ready is better. Bruce Young, CFP, CRPCFinancial Advisor.17301 Pagonia Road Ste 100 Clermont, FL 34711 407-654-4915 www.edwardjones.com Member SIPC Jo Barsh 276438 283903 250293 407-573-1300 14100 W Colonial Drive Winter Garden, FL 34787 REAL BLACK TIE Hope & Help FoundationsMystic Island GalaThe Hope & Help Foundation put on a wild and vibrant show during its Mystic Island Gala Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Rosen Centre Hotel. Guests donned their most tropical attire and bid on gifts at the silent auction before settling down for the main attraction an intricate performance. Hope & Help recently started its Healthy Choices campaign, a ve-year initiative to raise $5 million to promote health. HARRY SAYER Hope & Help Foundation Executive Director Lisa Barr and her friends were ready for a great time. Above: The Island Experience show was full of intricate choreog raphy and wire work. Left; Nick Romeo, Scott Evans and Je Fleet were dressed to impress.

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OBSERVER | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 9 284772 S A V E T H E D A T E P r e s e n t e d B y : 2 1 s t A n n u a l O a k l a n d H e r i t a g e & W i l d l i f e F e s t i v a l All proceeds support the Oakland Nature Preserve www.Oakland NaturePreserve.org A G r e a t D a y o f Food Trucks Live Entertainment Lake Apopka Boat Tours Wildlife Up close Hay Rides Kid Children s Art Show Merchants & Vendors 284042 communities enjoy seeing friends, family and even themselves in the photos we post. To anyone who recognizes us at events and walks up to say hello and catch up: thank you. To those who put in blood, sweat, tears and countless hours of work to make these galas, balls and other amazing fundraisers a reality: thank you. To those who call or email to invite us to cover an event: thank you. And to anyone who has ever given us some encouraging words, interacted with us on social media, read our stories and clicked through our galleries: thank you. Were a year in, but were just getting started. Heading into a new season, you can continue to expect seeing some of our current initiatives. Harry will continue his entertaining Harrys Styles fashion column, and I will keep bringing your monthly Causing An Effect philanthropic spotlight. You also can expect more profiles on the people behind the scenes of these events, features on organizations making a dif ference and stories from people whose lives have been changed by one of their missions. Additionally, well keep you updated on upcoming events and offer a glimpse into some of them. If you dont follow us on Facebook at Black Tie Orange Observer and on Instagram at orangeisthenewblacktie already, be sure to do so. Youll be the first to see new photos, a weekly event agenda and even video clips from your favorite events. Get ready for a great season: Well see you on the dance floor or in the ballroom.Danielle HendrixCONTINUED FROM PAGE 7

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10 OBSERVER | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 CHURCH DIRECTORY Advertise your Services or Events on this page weekly.This page appears weekly in the Windermere Observer and online at orangeobserver.com.To advertise in the Church Directory call 407-656-2121 or email AdvertiseNow@orangeobserver.com284079EPISCOPALCHURCH OF THE ASCENSION 4950 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd., Orlando Sun.Serv 8:30am, 10:30am, 5:30pm. 407-876-3480 www.ascension-orlando.org OPEN HOUSESaturday, September 15 10AM 2PMAdministrative Oces, Nurses Oce, Social Work Oce, Food, Hygiene & Clothing Pantries & Hope Chest Workshop611 Business Park Blvd. #101(o Story Rd. across from Orange Technical College)Our entire community is invited to stop in Administrative Offices 407.905.9500 MatthewsHopeMinistries.orgFacebook.com/MatthewsHopeMinistries 283999www.jaysqualitytreeservice.com STUMPED?? Call us today!We specialize in: Tree services including tree removal and stump grinding Mistletoe and Moss removal Crane, land clearing, and bobcat services Hurricane preparation And all your landscaping needsOce: 407-880-2221Cell: 407-358-4188 24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICEFree estimates Licensed and insured Coming September 201814387 Bridgewater Crossings Blvd, Ste 100, Windermere FL 34786 www.chainoakesvet.comDr. Angela Chesanek XNSP16480 283398 Instruction for Beginners284673 CLASSES STARTING SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 8 WEEKS FOR $53 PER PERSONWestside Technical School 407-905-2000 955 E. Story Road, Winter Garden By Darlene Bienias 407-451-5000 Monday Evening Classes: Beginner 6-7pm Beginner Plus 7-8pmPartners suggested. Register Now. ERIC GUTIERREZSTAFF WRITERGolfers: Get ready for tee time. Bridgewater Middle School is hosting its inaugural golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 15, at West Orange Country Club, in Winter Garden. Bridgewater Athletic Director Aaron Bentley came up with the idea for the tournament while playing a round of golf with his dad and said he hopes the fundraiser will become an annual event. This is my second year as athletic director here, and I wanted to get something started at the school that will benefit them in the long run, Bentley said. The tournament is open to all golfers. Parents, teachers, school staff, other coaches from Orange County and even Bridgewaters principal will be competing. Its going to benefit the athletic department for Bridgewater Middle School, Bentley said. (The money) is going to be used to buy new uniforms for the basketball and track teams, new equipment and then some things just for luxury for them to have, like a tent (for) track meets. We dont cur rently have one for Bridgewater, so this would help keep them shaded during the meets. Im looking to get new basketballs for the team, he said. For track, we need to get some things to help them work on their power and their speed, so I want to get stuff along those lines. Golfers also will have a chance to participate in a raffle and in a silent auction. Raffle items include $50 in Unos Cash to use at Unos Pizza, a gift basket from WaWa, dinner for two at 4 Rivers and free subs from Firehouse Subs, among other prizes, Bentley said. As a part of the tournament, you can buy a mulligan package, which will come with a few raffle tickets for you, a cheat string for when someones on the green and a few mulligans if you want to rehit your ball, he said. Im hoping everyone will walk away with something (from the raffle or auction). The tournament is just one initiative Bentley has worked on to help raise money for the schools athletes. He has another fundraising event planned for the spring. The first thing on my list of big fundraisers is this (golf tournament), and then Im hoping to do in the spring a 5K, Bentley said. We (have) a lot of students here, and a lot of support is needed, especially for athletics. IF YOU GOBRIDGEWATER MIDDLE SCHOOL GOLF TOURNAMENT WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 15. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. and tee time is at 8:30 a.m. WHERE: West Orange Country Club, 3300 W. Orange Country Club Drive, Winter Garden COST: $60 per player or $240 for a foursome. REGISTRATION: Interested players can register the day of the tournament or by mail. Registration forms can be picked up at the schools front oce. Additionally, individuals can receive registration forms by emailing Athletic Director Aaron Bentley, aaron.bentley@ ocps.net.Bridgewater Middle to tee o with rst golf tourney

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OBSERVER | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 11 352-394-8228921 S. US Hwy 27 Minneola, FLOne block north of Citrus Towerwww.cremationchoicesfl.com Direct Cremation$675Plus Container We offer a non-traditional setting for families to feel comfortable when planning for themselves or their loved ones. For more information and a complete list of prices, please visit our website: www.cremationchoicesfl.comCremation Choices offers an affordable alternative to expensive funeral homes and cremation services in the Central Florida area. 283674 281041 Because You CareFAMILY OWNED & OPERATED (407) 695-CARE (2273) WWW.DEGUSIPEFUNERALHOME.COM THREE LOCATIONS FOR YOUR COMFORT Maitland9001 N.Orlando Ave. Maitland, FL 32751West Orange1400 Mathew Paris Blvd.Ocoee, FL 34761Sanford905 Laurel Ave. Sanford, FL 32771 All Inclusive Direct Cremation$795 www.winteroakfuneralhome.com1132 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, FL 34787 LIC #F080822 We have the largest chapel in West Orange County. Owned and operated by the Romano family. Thats My WishDirect Cremation for:$795.00 Call for details407-614-8350 Home of the areas rst certied therapy dog. Feel free to stop in and say hello to Charley Girl! 278729 We Proudly offer: Traditional Burial and Cremation Services Prearranged Funeral Services Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home Winter Garden407-656-2233 www.baldwinfairchild.com 428 E. Plant St. Winter Garden, FL 34787 281040 Let us tell the story of your life. We make it personal.407-877-67001148 E. Plant St. Winter Garden, Flcareyhand.com 3 col x 5 Collison.Rob_Frank Robert Bittle Frank Scarlata Funeral Director In Charge Funeral Director Collison Carey Hand Funeral WE ARE HERE TO SERVE YOU 283394 CHRISTOPHER GEORGE MATERSON DIED TUESDAY, AUG. 28, 2018.Christopher George Materson, 67, of Clermont, Florida, completed his journey here on earth Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. After receiving his education, he began his long career in Miami as a private investigator, which led to his employment with the law firm of Morgan & Morgan in January 2002. He was a senior investigator. A celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Baldwin Fairchild, Winter Garden, 428 E. Plant St., Winter Garden, FL 34787, where a reception will follow. The family requests that casual attire be worn in Chris memory. For further information, please go to baldwinfairchildwintergarden.com to see more information about Christopher. Arrangements entrusted to Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, Winter Garden.MILLARD YVON WES HARDYDIED SATURDAY, JULY 7, 2018.Millard Wes Yvon Hardy passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018, at the age of 83, in northeast Tennessee. Born in Arab, Alabama, to Elbert and Ada (Fleming) Hardy on March 31, 1935, he was the eighth of nine children. Millard Wes was preceded in death by his parents, Elbert and Ada Hardy; his brothers, Fonda Hardy, Alvis Dalton Hardy and Billy Ray Hardy; and his sister, Etna Howard; his wife, Joan, in 2012; a new born baby, Brenda Lee; his great-grandson, Brendan Hardy (a newborn); and many friends and relatives. Wes is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Twyla Gaye Hardy Wallace (Earl E. Wallace), Emlenton Pennsylvania, Lori Yvonne Hill (Charles S. Hill), at home in Telford, Tennessee, Kimberly Renee Hardy, of Church Hill, Tennessee; his sisters, Etha Hall and Elaine Creech of Winter Garden, Florida, and sister, Chloe Thornton, and brother, James (Marcie), of Ocoee, Florida; his grandchildren, Brandon Wesley Hardy (Heather Mahan Har dy), Paige Renee Hardy, Alexis Jordan Hill, Erica Tyler Hill and Sydney Lang Hill; and his great-grandson, Jordan Hardy (adopted child of Brandon and Heather Hardy). Wes leaves behind a large number relatives and friends who loved him throughout his long life. Millard moved to Ocoee, Florida, as a child. He left school at the age of 17. Soon after, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, where he was given the nickname Wes. After honorably serving, he returned to Ocoee with his new wife and first baby girl. He later went on to complete his high school diploma and attended college classes while working for Martin Marietta. In 1968, he moved with his family to the Pocono Mountains and lived in Shawneeon-the-Delaware, Pennsylvania. He worked construction jobs and equipment sales until he secured a job as manager of an old-fashioned little general store in Shawnee. It was an idyllic life, with his family home adjacent to the store, where he could be a constant figure in his childrens lives. The perks of the job included membership of the Shawnee Inns amenities. While he was the store manager, he also was the Assistant Postmaster in the attached post office and the Commissioner of Weights and Measures in his county and a volunteer firefighter in Shawnee. He never seemed to tire or complain about providing for his family or contributing to his community. When the store was sold in 1975, Wes moved the fam ily back to Florida, where he worked for his sister and brother-in-law (Elaine and Cooter Creech) in their wholesale plant greenhouse business. A year later, he was offered a promising position by his sister-in-laws new husband (Laurel and Dennis St Germain). He accepted the position of Sales Manager for I&I Sling Co. and moved the family to Wilmington, Delaware. He enjoyed the travel and friendships made in this position until his retirement in 2005. Soon after, he sold his property in Landenberg, Pennsylvania, and bought a log home in Telford, Tennessee. Millard Wes married Joan Melva Langille in 1958 in Glenolden, Pennsylvania while serving in the Air Force and stationed in Dover, Delaware. They were happily married for 53 years. They were longtime members and thirdgrade Sunday school teachers at Ogletown Baptist Church in Newark, Delaware. After moving to Tennessee, they became members of New Salem Baptist Church, in Limestone, Tennessee. Wes was a member of the Lions Club. He enjoyed board games, playing cards, fishing, wood crafts, gardening and an occasional golf game. He was always active and liked to learn new things about the world. He was an avid reader of National Geographic and the daily newspaper, always keeping his mind and body busy. He was a loving caregiver to his wife during her illnesses. A Remembrance and Celebration will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018,in the fellowship hall of Starke Lake Baptist Church, 611 West Ave., Ocoee, FL 34761. The family will be greeting friends and relatives. A private burial will follow at a later date, where he will join his wife, Joan, at New Salem Baptist Church cemetery in Limestone, Tennessee. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to New Salem Bap tist Church,421 Lester Snapp Road, Limestone, TN 37681. WEST ORANGE OBITUARIES ADVERTISE OR SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Call us at 407-656-2121Email us at AdvertiseNow@OrangeObserver.com or Subscribe@OrangeObserver.com

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12 OBSERVER | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 283685 Register to win $1,000.00 worth of tile* Contest runs from September 6 October 25Email us or log on to our Facebook page. Send your contact information along with a photo of the room you would like to tile. email: contest@orangeobserver.com or www.facebook.com/wotimesThe winner will be randomly drawn on October 26. *Install yourself or we can install for $2.75 $4.75 per sq. ft. Sponsored by 284854 Need a new fence? Have one in need of repair?Call Advanced Fencing Solutions, LLC352-459-6563 Locally owned Insured All major credit cards acceptedVinyl, Wood, Aluminum, Field Fence, Chain link, Custom gates & signsWe will do the small jobs big companies wont look at.Residential-Commercial-Management Companies https://www.facebook.com/Advancedfencingsolutions/283997 www.westorangehabitat.org283982 13369 West Colonial Drive( between 9th and Dillard Street, behind Taco Bell in Winter Garden)Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm Saturday, 8 am to 4 pm. Closed Sunday The ReStore now carriesCheck us out on Facebook for more information on all our merchandise!NEW mattresses and box spring sets starting at $ 159! DR. PHILLIPSAVALON AT TURTLE CREEKThe home at 10530 Woodchase Circle, Orlando, sold Sept. 4, for $390,000. Built in 1998, it has three bedrooms, two baths and 2,077 square feet. The price per square foot is $187.77.BRISTOL PARKThe home at 9557 Wickham Way, Orlando, sold Sept. 7, for $454,000. Built in 1995, it has four bedrooms, three-and-one-half baths, a pool and 2,834 square feet. The price per square foot is $160.20.ESTATES AT PARKSIDEThe home at 8066 Ludington Circle, Orlando, sold Sept. 4, for $810,000. Built in 2018, it has eight bedrooms, four baths and 5,169 square feet. The price per square foot is $156.70.PHILLIP OAKSThe home at 6725 Imperial Oak Lane, Orlando, sold Sept. 7, for $325,000. Built in 2000, it has four bedrooms, two baths, a pool and 1,927 square feet. The price per square foot is $168.66.SAND LAKE POINTThe home at 10090 Brandon Circle, Orlando, sold Sept. 7, for $1.2 million. Built in 1994, it has five bedrooms, four-and-onehalf baths, a pool and 3,651 square feet. The price per square foot is $328.68.SANDPOINTE TOWNHOMESThe townhouse at 8028 Sandpoint Blvd., Orlando, sold Sept. 6, for $296,000. Built in 1987, it has three bedrooms, two-andone-half baths and 1,648 square feet. The price per square foot is $179.61.ST. IVESThe home at 7632 Apple Tree Circle, Orlando, sold Sept. 5, for $550,000. Built in 1990, it has four bedrooms, three-andone-half baths, a pool and 2,848 square feet. The price per square foot is $193.12.GOTHACITRUS OAKSThe townhouse at 9446 Lake Lotta Circle, Gotha, sold Sept. 5, for $155,000. Built in 1985, it has two bedrooms, two-andone-half baths and 1,076 square feet. The price per square foot is $144.05.GOTHAThe home at 1480 Hempel Ave., Gotha, sold Aug. 31, for $820,000. Built in 2007, it has five bedrooms, four-and-one-half baths, a pool and 4,219 square feet. The price per square foot is $194.36.A home in the Keenes Pointe community in Windermere topped all West Orange-area residential real-estate transactions from Aug. 31 to Sept. 6. The home at 9331 Tibet Pointe Circle, Winder mere, sold Aug. 31, for $3.3 million. Built in 2004, it has ve bedrooms, ve baths, three half-baths, a pool and 7,010 square feet of living area. The price per square foot is $470.76. These are the highestselling homes in each community in West Orange. REAL ESTATEKeenes Pointe estate sells for $3.3 million SNAPSHOTTotal Sales: 59 High Sale Price: $3.3 million Low Sale Price: $89,000

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OBSERVER | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 13 283702 rfntbnnrnnrr18 MONTHS DEFERRED INTEREST FINANCING AVAILABLE rfntb fntb rfntb fntb rfntb fntb MOST RECOMMENDED.rfn tb bbbb SEND FRIENDS WHERE FREE EXTRASrf ntb fbfb bf ftrnfrrnnfnrrnrnnrtrnrbnn rnnfrrnrrnnnrr nrrrrrnfbnnnrrnrtnrr rrtrnfrnnfnrnnrtrnrnnnn nnrrrrnnfbrnfrrnfrrbnrtfrr rrrtrrnnnrftnrtfff rrnrrrnr On purchases of $500 or more with your Flooring America Wall to Wall credit card made between 08/01/18 08/31/18.SPECIAL 12MONTH FINANCING AVAILABLE *Discounts apply to materials only on select items; cushion, labor, and installation charges are additional. Prior orders exempt. All offers are for retail only; no contract/commercial. Prior orders exempt. See store for details on all offers and warranties. Offers expire 05/31/18. Participating stores only. Prices shown are for materials only; cushion, labor and installation charges are additional. Not all merchandise is available in all stores. Photos are representational only. Actual merchandise may not exactly match photos shown. Although we make every effort to ensure that our advertising is accurate, we cannot be held liable for typographical errors or misprints. **Financing provided by Synchrony Bank. See store for details. Subject to credit approval. With purchase of $500 or more. 10897 West Colonial Drive, Ocoee FL 407-654-7167 4100 US Hwy. 17/92, Casselberry, FL 407-478-0323 6237 E. Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL 407-381-8127 3 ROOMSTOTALLY INSTALLEDBased on 450 sq. ft. Tile or laminate ..... $1499 Hardwood ............... $1999 Carpet ......................... $649 Porcelain wood tile long plank ............ $2250With padding...MATERIAL ONLYWATERPROOF CLICK VINYLSQ. FT.$1.99TILE ONLYUSA WOOD PORCELAIN TILESQ. FT.$1.49 HORIZON WESTCARRINGTON TOWNHOESThe townhouse at 8631 Via Trieste Drive, Windermere, sold Aug. 31, for $250,000. Built in 2014, it has three bedrooms, two-and-one-half baths and 1,974 square feet of living area. The price per square foot is $126.65.EDEN ISLEThe home at 6430 Earthgold Drive, Windermere, sold Aug. 31, for $418,000. Built in 2003, it has five bedrooms, two-andone-half baths, a pool and 2,678 square feet of living area. The price per square foot is $156.09.LAKE BURDEN SOUTHThe townhouse at 7633 Ripplepointe Way, Windermere, sold Sept. 31, for $298,000. Built in 2015, it has four bedrooms, three baths and 2,212 square feet of living area. The price per square foot is $134.72.LAKES OF WINDERMEREThe home at 12614 Hawkstone Drive, Windermere, sold Aug. 31, for $517,500. Built in 2007, it has three bedrooms, three-andone-half baths, a pool and 3,125 square feet. The price per square foot is $165.60.SOUTHBRIDGE VILLAGEThe townhouse at 6334 Southbridge St., Windermere, sold Aug. 31, for $240,000. Built in 2007, it has three bedrooms, two-and-one-half baths and 1,490 square feet of living area. The price per square foot is $161.07.TENNYSON PARK AT SUMMERPORTThe townhouse at 5501 Somersby Road, Windermere, sold Aug. 31, for $234,000. Built in 2006, it has three bedrooms, two-andone-half baths and 1,642 square feet. The price per square foot is $142.51.VINEYARDSThe home at 6729 Burnley Lane, Windermere, sold Aug. 31, for $429,000. Built in 2014, it has four bedrooms, three-andone-half baths, a pool and 2,957 square feet of living area. The price per square foot is $145.08.WINDERMEREBELLARIAThe home at 13316 Bellaria Circle, Windermere, sold Sept. 7, for $1.65 million. Built in 2015, it has six bedrooms, six baths, two half-baths, a pool and 7,481 square feet of living area. The price per square foot is $220.56.KEENES POINTEThe home at 6258 Blakeford Drive, Windermere, sold Sept. 5, for $829,000. Built in 2001, it has four bedrooms, four-andone-half baths, a pool and 3,844 square feet of living area. The price per square foot is $215.66.LAKE DOWN VILLAGEThe home at 9525 Lavill Court, Windermere, sold Sept. 6, for $2.15 million. Built in 1989, it has five bedrooms, three-andone-half baths, a pool and 4,097 square feet. The price per square foot is $524,77.LES TERRACESThe home at 6529 Ingeborg Court, Windermere, sold Aug. 31, for $355,000. Built in 1985, it has three bedrooms, two-andone-half baths, a pool and 3,908 square feet. The price per square foot is $90.84.TILDENS GROVEThe home at 12854 Jacob Grace Court, Windermere, sold Aug. 31, for $684,000. Built in 2004, it has five bedrooms, four-andone-half baths, a pool and 4,348 square feet. The price per square foot is $157.31.WATERSTONEThe home at 6121 Orta Court, Windermere, sold Sept. 4, for $1,725,000. Built in 2016, it has five bedrooms, five-and-onehalf baths, a pool and 5,240 square feet. The price per square foot is $329.20.WEATHERSTONEThe home at 9657 Weatherstone Court, Windermere, sold Sept. 4, for $790,000. Built in 2004, it has six bedrooms, six-andone-half baths, a pool and 4,997 square feet. The price per square foot is $158.09.WINDERMEREThe home at 721 Magnolia St., Windermere, sold Sept. 4, for $348,000. Built in 1913, it has four bedrooms, two baths and 1,737 square feet. The price per square foot is $200.35.MILLIONPLUS TRANSACTIONS KEENES POINTE. The home at 9331 Tibet Pointe Circle, Winder mere, sold Aug. 31, for $3.3 million. Built in 2004, it has ve bedrooms, ve baths, three half-baths, a pool and 7,010 square feet. The price per square foot is $470.76. GOLDEN OAK. The home at 10224 Mattraw Place, Orlando, sold Sept. 7, for $2.295,020. Built in 2018, it has four bedrooms, fourand-one-half baths, a pool and 3,675 square feet. The price per square foot is $624.50. LAKE DOWN VILLAGE. The home at 9525 Lavill Court, Windermere, sold Sept. 6, for $2.15 million. Built in 1989, it has ve bedrooms, three-and-one-half baths, a pool and 4,097 square feet. The price per square foot is $524,77. WATERSTONE. The home at 6121 Orta Court, Windermere, sold Sept. 4, for $1,725,000. Built in 2016, it has ve bedrooms, ve-and-one-half baths, a pool and 5,240 square feet. The price per square foot is $329.20. BELLARIA. The home at 13316 Bellaria Circle, Windermere, sold Sept. 7, for $1.65 million. Built in 2015, it has six bedrooms, six baths, two half-baths, a pool and 7,481 square feet. The price per square foot is $220.56. SAND LAKE POINT. The home at 10090 Brandon Circle, Orlando, sold Sept. 7, for $1.2 million. Built in 1994, it has ve bedrooms, fourand-one-half baths, a pool and 3,651 square feet. The price per square foot is $328.68. zillow.comThis Keenes Pointe home, at 9331 Tibet Pointe Circle, Windermere, sold Aug. 31, for $3.3 million. This estate features a theater/media room, summer kitchen, 75-foot heated swimming pool, sun deck and water frontage on the Butler Chain of Lakes.

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14 OBSERVER | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 As always we will be accepting Pantry donations. Please check these web addresses for needed itemshttp://www.matthewshopeministries.org/donate-food & http://www.matthewshopeministries.org/donate-items284766 Create a horizontal half page using the following information. 2 logos uploaded, also include the Matthews Hope logo. Use the color scheme from ticket 269307 (purple w/black crosses) Include: Saturday, September 15th 10:00 AM to 2:00 PMStop in and tour our new Headquarters & Matthews Hope Chest Workshop 611 Business Park Blvd(across the street of Orange Technical College on Story Rd.)We will also be giving tours of our Firm Foundation Preschool and 9th Street Outreach CenterMoving SaleWe will be selling Used Wood Furniture, New Old Stock Plumbing & Lighting Fixtures, New Household Decor & More!Join us for ourOpen House/House Warming and Moving Sale 274853

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SPORTSSEPTEMBER 13, 2018 Foundation Academy sophomore Danny Stutsman caught the game-winning touchdown for the Lions Aug. 31 against Kingdom Prep. Page 16.1 Dr. Phillips football alum Devodney Alford had two touchdowns and 186 rushing yards for the brand-new Indiana Wesleyan University football team last weekend. The Wildcats routed Anderson Univer sity 61-6 for the programs rst win.2 At the Bishop Moore Invitational Sept. 5, the boys golf team for Windermere Prep placed second in a competitive eld. The First Academy placed fourth and Windermere High placed fth. John DuBois (TFA) and Eric Berggren (WPS) tied for third.3 The Windermere High volleyball team improved to 6-0 Sept. 6 with a 3-1 victory over East River (25-18, 21-25, 25-23, 25-11). 4 The Foundation Academy volleyball team edged rival Legacy Charter in an exciting ve-set match Sept. 4, 3-2 (23-25, 2522, 25-27, 25-22, 15-10). Caitlin Rumbaugh had 37 assists, 21 digs and 12 kills for the Lions (4-1) in the win.5 Windermere Prep alumna Kelly Row swell, the junior goalkeeper for the Rollins College womens soccer team, was named Sunshine State Conference Defensive Player of the Week Sept. 10. It is the third weekly honor of her career. HIGH5 STEVEN RYZEWSKISENIOR SPORTS EDITORThe youngest of seven sisters the Golfing Castelluccis, her father called them Maria Castellucci has been competitive about golf since she picked up the game at age 2. One of the most decorated junior golfers in Central Florida history, Castellucci spent her teen years stacking up junior tour wins and All-American recognitions whether it was from Ping, Golf Magazine or another publication. She briefly attended Dr. Phillips High, where she is still tied for the girls golf programs record for lowest round, and finished her career at Oak Ridge High, where she was the No. 1 for the boys golf team. In 1990, when she was a senior, the American Junior Golf Association recognized her an award given to the player with the low est stroke-average throughout the year. The winner of the girls award, she was flown to New York, where she met the player who had won the boys award a promising teenage golfer named Tiger Woods. Regarded as one of the best if not the best junior golfer in the country in 1990, Castellucci went on to play for Florida State University and later on the LPGA Futures Tour (now the Symetra Tour) and the LPGA. Its safe to say Castellucci the new head coach for the girls golf program at Windermere High brings valuable experience to the Lady Wolverines. And through the beginning stretch of the season, at least, she is having a blast leading the team. I love it I wouldnt trade it for the world, Castellucci said. My girls are great. Castellucci comes to Winder mere from The Masters Academy in Oviedo, where she had been hired to coach the girls program. When the small private school did not have enough girls to field a varsity team, she instead served as an assistant to the boys team. Eric Bacon, who is the boys coach at Windermere, also worked previously at The Masters Academy. When the Wolverines were in need of girls coach, he recommended Castellucci. When this opportunity came up, to actually be able to coach a competitive girls team, I was excited I couldnt wait, Castellucci said. Castellucci has taken over a program that, despite being in its second year of existence, already has expectations. The team nearly missed out on making it to state in 2017 and won district and Metro Passing it onMaria Castellucci was once one of the best junior golfers in the nation. Now, as the new head coach of the girls program at Windermere High, she hopes to pass on her knowledge to the Lady Wolverines.Not only can I help them develop their games, but I can also help them develop their minds. I can help them with nerves and golfcourse management. Things that took me forever to learn, I can pass on to them at an early stage. Maria CastellucciSEE COMPETITIVE PAGE 16Steven RyzewskiThe Windermere High girls golf team takes a break from practice for a team photo. Maria Castellucci, right, began coaching the team this season.

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16 OBSERVER | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 State Farm, Bloomington, IL Family. Friends. Community. Were all in this together.1211007Shannon Till, Agent Fowlers Grove 3279 Daniels Rd Winter Garden, FL 34787 Toll Free: 855-742-1591 www.shannontill.com State Farm has a long tradition of being there. Thats one reason why Im proud to support West Orange county.. Get to a better State. State Farm, Bloomington, IL Family. Friends. Community. Were all in this together. 1211007Shannon Till, Agent Fowlers Grove 3279 Daniels Rd Winter Garden, FL 34787 Toll Free: 855-742-1591 www.shannontill.com State Farm has a long tradition of being there. Thats one reason why Im proud to support West Orange county.. Get to a better State. State Farm, Bloomington, IL Family. Friends. Community.Were all in this together. 1211007 Shannon Till, Agent Fowlers Grove 3279 Daniels Rd Winter Garden, FL 34787 Toll Free: 855-742-1591 www.shannontill.comState Farm has a long tradition of being there. Thats one reason why Im proud to support West Orange county.. Get to a better State. Shannon Till, AgentFowler Groves 3279 Daniels Road Winter Garden, FL 34787 Toll Free: 855-742-1591 www.shannontill.com Hablamos EspaolAthlete of the Week Sponsored by...281047 Tell us about catching the game-winning touchdown with three seconds left against Kingdom Prep. I told my coach that the whole time, I was blowing by that cornerback. I knew if Henry (Austad) could get it there, Id come up with the catch. When I was in the air, it was real slow I knew I had catch it. I caught it, and I couldnt believe I caught it. It was a crazy experience good energy. What was it like to be recognized by the Orlando Touchdown Club? It was a great experience. To be around people who just love football it was great. Which position do you enjoy the most: linebacker or wide receiver? Definitely linebacker my No. 1 choice is linebacker. They told me, We need you on offense, and I was like, OK, Ill help out. But its definitely linebacker all the way. Your mom, dad and older sister all played or are playing sports in college. Whats it like being in a family with so many competitive athletes? Its tough, because my sister just got a national championship ring with Florida State softball. So I feel like Ive got to win something this year, just so I can say I brought something to the table. Your dad, Steve Stutsman, played college football at Baylor. Whats the best advice hes given you about the game? Hes told me that if you have a drop or a bad play, just forget about it. Have a short-term memory and just get the next one. Whats your favorite subject in school? I love history and math. History, I love learning about the old wars back at the beginning of the United States and stuff like that. In math, I have a good teacher Mrs. (Shirley) McLaughlin. She explains it well, and I just love her. What do you like to do on a rain Saturday afternoon? I watch a lot of Netflix. I like The Office. Dwight is definitely my favorite character hes hilarious. Whats your go-to meal after practice or a game? Definitely Panda Express. I order a big bowl of orange chicken by itself. Who is your funniest teammate? Definitely our running back, Tanner Hammond. Hell always make a joke and make you laugh. What do you enjoy the most about attending Foundation Academy? I definitely love the teachers. Its smaller classes, and theyre involved with the students. STEVEN RYZEWSKI SPORTS SPOTLIGHTSPONSORED BY SHANNON TILLSTATE FARM IN FOWLER GROVESDanny Stutsman THE BASICSAGE: 15 HEIGHT: 6-foot-3 CLASS: Sophomore POSITIONS: Wide receiver, linebacker OTHER VARSITY SPORTS: Basketball, track RESIDES: Windermere Danny Stutsman, a sophomore for the Foundation Academy football team who is from Windermere, helped make the Lions rst game on their new on-campus eld a memorable when he caught a gamewinning touchdown pass from teammate Henry Austad with three seconds left in the game Aug. 31. The catch and extra point gave the Lions (3-0) a 20-13 win over Kingdom Prep. On the season so far, Stutsman has 10 receptions for 202 yards and ve touchdowns.West Conference championships. In addition to her extensive experience as a player, though, Castellucci said she is confident she can help her girls with the mental side of golf. After all, she has a doctoral degree in counseling and psychology. Not only can I help them develop their games, but I can also help them develop their minds, she said. I can help them with nerves and golfcourse management. Things that took me forever to learn, I can pass on to them at an early stage. The Wolverines new coach is excited but also busy. Castellucci is a full-time program supervisor at Eckerd Connects Project Bridge, a program that helps youth who were in resi dential juvenile justice programs transition back into their communities. She owns a business, Kiddie Kaddie, helps out with US Kidz Golf in Orlando and does instruction. It all makes for several spinning plates, but she said her team has been understanding and helpful. Believe me, there are things that fall through the cracks, Castellucci said. Thats one of the things I love about this team the girls help me, as well as the parents. I really have a great group here. More than anything else, Castellucci said her goals for the program center around getting her girls to college and competing for Division I and Division II college programs. Of course, as competitive as she as a junior and collegiate golfer, she wants her girls to win, too. I wish I could say Ive mellowed with age, but Im still about as competitive as you can be, Castellucci said with a laugh. I want them to win I want them to do well. These girls can do it.The varsity volleyball teams for The First Academy and Dr. Phillips met on the hardwood Sept. 4, with the match taking all ve sets to reach its conclusion. In the end, the Royals scored an important win on the road, topping the Panthers 25-23, 16-25, 25-23, 19-25, 15-13. Elli McKissock had 13 kills and 23 digs, while Emily Oerther had 26 kills for TFA. STEVEN RYZEWSKIGAME FILMDr. Phillips volleyball hosts The First Academy Left: The First Academy volleyball celebrated a point during its win over Dr. Phillips. Saylene Lora high-ved Victoria Zarazel. Left: Macy Laegeler passed to set up a kill for the Royals. ONLINE See more photos at ObserverPreps.com Competitive as ever CONTINUED FROM PAGE 15

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The Bears won their opener at Windermere but dropped games to East River and Celebration after that. Cypress Creeks defense has yet to allow fewer than 27 points. EAST RIVER 1 AT WINDERMERE The district-opener for both the Falcons and the Wolverines will see East River traverse the county from East Orange to Horizon West. East River started the season hot, with two wins to open up the fall during which the Falcons scored a combined 70 points. But its oense was grounded in a 16-3 loss to Timber Creek last week. DR. PHILLIPS AT APOPKA 1 Both the Panthers and the Blue Darters enter this contest eager to shake o a loss in Week Three. Apopka has won the last three meetings between these two programs although never by more than a touchdown. CFCA 1 AT WINDERMERE PREP 4:30 P.M. The Eagles will have their work cut out for them when they travel to nearby Windermere Prep to face the Lakers, who are fresh o of a statement victory over St. Stephens last years Sunshine State Athletic Conference champion. Windermere Prep has allowed just 23 points this season and 21 of those points came in the game against St. Stephens. THE FIRST ACADEMY AT TAMPA BAY CHRISTIAN Fresh o an impressive win against Orlando Christian Prep, the Royals head west to face the Rams, who are trying to shake o a two-game losing streak. Tampa Bay Christian has struggled on oense, averaging just over 14 points per game so far this fall. Six of seven touchdowns for the Rams have come through the air, with junior quarterback Justin Dixon connecting with junior receiver Jahki Davis for four of those passing scores. Dixon is also a dual-threat for his team, rushing for an average of 92.7 yards per game. FOUNDATION ACADEMY AT NORTHSIDE CHRISTIAN After two home games on its new on-campus eld, the Foundation Academy football team will travel west to take on Northside Christian in St. Pete. The Lions topped Mike Alstotts Mustangs in 2017 in exciting fashion, winning 24-20. WEEK THREE PREVIEW Windermere Preps budding rivalry with Saint Stephens Episcopal was on display again Friday, Sept. 7 and the result was a milestone victory for the Lakers. Senior quarterback Kai Patterson threw for two scores and ran for another in Windermere Preps first game at Deputy Scott Pine Community Park, while seniors Mason Russell and Khadry Jackson were among several defensive standouts in the Lakers 35-21 victory. Saint Stephens, the reigning two-time Sunshine State Athletic Conference champion, had its 23-game win streak snapped; the team had not lost since the opening week of the 2016 season. One of those victories was a 49-21 decision over Winder mere Prep in the SSACs 2017 Florida Bowl championship game, adding to the motivation for the Lakers to earn a victory. It was 296 days ago we played them (the Falcons) last, and thats something weve had circled for a long time, Windermere Prep head coach Jacob Doss said. The road to the 2018 Florida Bowl may well continue to run through Windermere Prep (3-0) and Saint Stephens (1-1). The Falcons were crowned SSAC champions in each of the last two seasons after finishing runners-up in 2015, while the Lakers defeated Orlando Christian Prep in the 2014 championship final. I have so much respect for that team, Russell said of the Falcons. Theyre such a well-disciplined and wellcoached team, and it feels great that we got the win tonight. I really feel like were going to be playing them (the Falcons) again at some point this season. CHRIS MAYERFOUNDATION PLAYS, WINS FOR TEAMMATEThe Foundation Academy football team took its home field Sept. 7 with heavy hearts, with the Lions aware that one of their own was fighting for his life. Bailey Trinder, a junior lineman for Foundation, had been in a serious automobile accident the day before, and many members of the team had spent time at the hospital. As of press time Tuesday, Trinder was still in serious condition. Despite their sadness and concern, the Lions decided to play as a way to honor their teammate, and Foundation Academy scored a decisive 30-0 victory over visiting Bradenton Christian (0-2). Henry Austad passed for 123 yards and three touchdowns two of which landed in the hands of Danny Stutsman and a stout defense led by Warren Sapp II, Andrew Johns and Michael LemieuxBott kept the Panthers off the scoreboard. With the win, the Lions improved to 3-0 on the season. It is the first time the program has started with three-consecutive wins since 2009.WEST ORANGE HIGH RECLAIMS ORANGE CRATEFor the second time in eight days, the West Orange War riors found themselves in a game in which a furious comeback attempt was taking place. However, unlike in Week Two when West Orange rallied from a 21-point deficit against Rockledge before ultimately falling 49-42 the Warriors found themselves as the team trying to hold off the surging Dr. Phillips Panthers. The Warriors led 17-0 early and had extended their lead to 31-7 in the third quarter, before the Panthers came storming back. West Orange (2-1) weathered the 21-point swing in favor of Dr. Phillips (1-2), holding on for a 31-28 victory and retaining the Ole Orange Crate rivalry trophy for the first time since 2015. Most importantly, though, was the value the game will have for the Warriors going forward as they try to navigate a loaded district and region to return to the FHSAA Class 8A Playoffs. Im just really proud of the guys they kept their composure, West Orange head coach Bob Head said. One-hundred percent (it was a) must-win. I felt like Rockledge was a must-win, and we lost, so that really put more pressure on this game. ... Its hard to beat Dr. Phillips on the road. STEVEN RYZEWSKI Windermere Prep scores milestone win OTHER WEEK THREE RESULTS The First Academy 20, Orlando Christian Prep 15 University 34, Windermere 21 Edgewater 49, Olympia 21 Boone 21, Ocoee 20 All Saints 14, CFCA 12 Legacy Charter 43, Ocala Christian 0 Chris MayerThe Lakers were pumped up to play against Saint Stephens Sept. 7 at Deputy Scott Pine Community Park.Steven RyzewskiThe Panthers rallied but could not keep pace with the Warriors.

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