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This Apopka High School
nurse is a spokeswoman for a .
national organization.
See page 6A.


Find out how the Apopka Blue
Darters did in their preseason
football game.
See page 1 B.


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Volume 88 Number 36


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Covering the community in the 21st century


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Friday, September 3, 2010 / 50 cents


U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio spoke to nursery
growers last week at an event in Apopka.

Rubio speaks at local

foliage award luncheon


By Chris Gauthier
Apopka Chief Staff

Approximately 175
Florida Nursery, Growers and
Landscape Association mem-
bers and .'uess turned out to
co'nIii.ilul.ic the winnci of the
16th annual (ene A Blitson
award and lten to Marco
Ruohii. Republican candidate
for the U.S. Senate, Friday,
August 27, at HiL'hland Man-
or.
Regina Thomas, senior
vice president/chief business
development officer with
Farm Credit. received the
Batson award. which is given
to FNGLA Action Chapter


members who demonstrate
outstanding service and lead-
ership within the chapter. Al-
though she started her career
with Farm Credit as a loan
officer in 1994, Thomas gre%
up on a hog farm in Illinois
and majored in animal sci-
ence at Iowa State University.
She worked at the university
swine unit all through college
and interned on hog farms
during the summers, accord-
ing to the luncheon program.
Thomas married after
her college graduation and
moved to North Carolina.
When her husband died of

See RUBIO Page 13A


Regina Thomas (I) accepts the Gene Batson award from
Gene Batson and his wife. Barb.


City will keep property tax rate


the same 'one way or the other'


By John Peery
Apopka Chief Staff

City budget officials say the' are
working toward keeping the proposed
property tax rate for the 2010-2011 fiscal
year the same as the current rate.
Currently, the property tax rate
charged by the city is 3.5168 mills or
$351.68 per S 100.000 in taxable property
value. In July, the City Council approved
a higher proposed rate of 4.143 mills, but
that isn't expected to be the final rate.
"Our goal is to get the same village
rate as last year," said Richard Anderson,
the city's chief administrative officer. "We
will get there one way or the other."
When the City Council gase pre-


liminar, ap- ...... .,,,K
proval to that -"
higher tax
rate, the cuts .
needed to
balance the
budget with
the lower tax
rate was $3.4
million. An-
derson said.
About 90
percent of
that amount has been cut from the budget.
with about S325.000 remaining to cut from
the budget so that the city can meet the cur-
rent millage rate of 3.5168 mills.
The current cuts will follow budget


reductions of about S 1" million over the
past three tfieal years as the economy has
slowed and the recession has taken over.
The issue came up at the City Coun-
cil meeting on \\ednedai\. September I,
when Apopka resident Tony McArthur
spoke to the commissioner and May or
John H. Land.
"I'm ageainM the tax rate increase for a
number ot reasons," McArthur said.
He then went on to cite several statis-
tics comparing go% ernmcntal pay and ben-
etii, vs. those of the private sector. He also
spoke about several issues regarding city
employees and ways the city could save
money by getting rid of cost-nf-living and

See TAX Page 3A


Tater Bowl event keeps rivalry friendly


By Neal Fisher
Apopka Chief Staff

When Wekiva High
School was opened four years
ago, it was a representation of
the changing and grow ing face
of the Apopka area.
With the opening of the
high school, it created a rivalry
with Apopka High School.
One of the wsa)s the com-
munity is attempting to keep
the rivalry at a friendly level
is by creating the annual Tater
Bowl event.
Billed as a community-
wide pep rally, the second an-
nual Tater Bowl rally will be
held Tuesday, September 7,
beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Kit
Land Nelson.
The Apopka Area Cham-
ber of Commerce is hosting
this event along with partners,


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The Tater Bowl logo features the likenesses of the mascots
of each high school.


The Apopka Chief and Chick-
fil-A at Hunt Club. Dexter
Chase, a member of the Cham-
ber, as well as the event's
chairman, conceived the event
and its name as a keepsake of


the city's origins
Apopka was named such,
because it is the Indian word
for big potato and thus the
origin of the name, the Tater
Bowl. The Indians referred to


lived next to Lake Apopka.
"The purpose of the Tater
Bowl is to bring the Apopka
community together. by bring-
ing the schools together for a
day of friendship with each
other and everyone else,"
Chasc, said. "Last year, both
schools competed with pas-
sion, but the night was about
coining togetlier to promote
the city of Apopka as a whole,
"We want this event to
be a community gei-together
which involves as many peo-
ple who live here as possible."
Chase said. "We had a great
start with what we had last
year. This, year, we are mak-
ing it a little bit more fun, and
our goal is to make it bigger.
In the process, the students get
some exposure, we gel to give.

See TATER Page 2A


Flapjacks will be bill of fare on September 10


The annual Apopka Rotary
Pancake Supper will be held
Friday. September 10, from
5-7 p.m. in the Wekiva High
School cafeteria. The ftindrais-
ing meal will be held just be-
fore the Wekiva football team


hosts the Apopka Blue Darters.
The supper includes all-
you-can-eat pancakes and sau-
sage.
Tickets are $5 per person
and are available from any Ro-
tary club member, at the door,


by calling 407-230-5447, or
from the Apopka Area Cham-
ber of Commerce gtlicc, 1801
E. Main Street. Proceeds from
the meal will be returned to the
community through various
organizations, such as \ipuih


sports, schools, scouts, and
other non-profit groups.
The Wekiia-Apnpka foot-
ball game is scheduled to start
at 7:30 p.m. at Wekiva's Mus-
tang Field. Game tickets will
be $6 at the gate.


Next public meeting on town

center will likely be in October


By John Peery
Apopka Chief Startiif

Planning work on the prop,,ed town cen-
ter development continues and the next public
workshop on the matter will likely be held some
time in October.
Chris \renn of Pizzuti Solutions, the firm
handling all the preliminary work for the cit,.
said his company and its subcontractors would
meet with citi staff later this month, then hold
the workshop about a month later. He said a date
would be announced later.
Wrenn made his remarks during an update
to the Cit\ Council Wednesday September 1. at
its regularly scheduled meeting.
While it will be several months K'ir: spe-
cifics about the pro .ci are known. Wrenn n :
give some overall viewpoints about the proposed
development. Initially centered around the inter-
.li.iii:eof U.S. Ithw .i 4-41 and State Road
the area around Cit. Hall will is also expected to
see some development .urin.. the project.


Wrenn said that a preliminary market report
states that over the next rise years. there would
be about 51 i~i square feet of development with
almost N I percent retail. nearly% 30 percent 'eri e
space, and a little more than 10 percent restau-
rant space.
"The development of an'. town center is
an incremental process." Wrenn said. "This is a
starting point"
atb-i his company is ".:ndin, out. Wrenn
said. is that the majority of people want w, hat
he allI..I "I .-.:: .....t,r,: opportunities. Arr...r'e
those items in that category would be a movie
theater complex, which '-.hnr. called a "slam
dunk."
He also said the town center would need
,. n,"hir,: that would help bring people to it dur-
ing the d-.. not .. in the :..'-.ir'.- That would
lead to a '.. -,: development, he said "Once
ou' e x, : feet on the ground., 'e got a cap-
tiSee e.;T:-,.r,..' "
See CENTER Page 14A


Part of Old Dixie Highway will be resurfaced
The resurfacing of Old Dixie High- The city of Apopka will oversee and work crews. All work should be done
way from Hawthorne Avenue to Richard the project. which will include the mill- from 7 3(1 a.m. to 4 V) p.m. each day.
L. Mark Drive is scheduled to start on ing and asphalt resurfacing of the road. Fr more information, call the public
Tuesday. September 7. and take up to six Ciin officials said the public should be services department at the city of Apopka
da \, weather permitting. aware of lane closures, road equipment. at 4-U)-703-1731.


,Rubiovisit Apoka ie


Marco Rubio (1). Pepublican candidate for the U.S. Sen-
ate. visited a newly opened GOP office on State Road
436 in Apopka. Here. he shares a smile with some of his
local supporters. Rubio stopped at the office following a
speech he gave to a nursery growers group in Apopira A
story about that part of his visit is at the top of this page.


Section A
Opinion...........4A-5A
Lifestyle...................... A
Worship ................10A
Best of Apopka .... 12A
Bus. Rev........13A-15A
Section B
Sports................. 1B
Kapers.................... B
Dining & Ent...........7B
Kids' puzzles........ 12B
Service Dir.....13B,14B
Classified......13B-16B
Section C
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show some support for them
and their extracurricular acti'.i-
ties."
After last Near's esent.
the organizers began planning
to add more acti\ cities to the
annual esent. Due to the foot-
ball game between Weki% a and
Apopka being played during
the second %week of the season.
there wasn't as much time last
Near as organizers wouldd have
liked to create activities. With
another year to plan and pre-
pare for the Tater Bowl. orga-
nizers expanded the event.
Like last year. teams of
six students representing each
school will compete for the


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Tater Bow 1I championship. Last
%ear. \W'ekiva won the Tater
Bowl competition by a 4-1
score, but the number of con-
tests is being upped from fi\e
to seven for this %ear's e\ent.
The respective student
go, eminent associations.
cheerleaders. drum lines and
ROTC from each school will
also be participating as they did
last year.
."We are %ern much look-
ing forward to the Tater Bowl
and representing Wekiva in
this year's competitions." Greg
Matthews. Wekiva High Stu-
dent Government Association
president. said. "While we are
two separate schools represent-
ing different areas of the city.
we also feel we both represent
Apopka. We want to win the
Tater Bowl, but more impor-
tantly, it is an opportunity for
both schools to come together
as unified Apopkans."
"We are excited about the
Tater Bowl and what it means
to the community." said Ashley
Bell Apopka High SGA presi-
dent. "We had a great time last
year representing the school
when the games were played
and we wanted to win. But the
event last year was about rep-
resenting the school and what
we. Apopka, are about. It is in
broader terms an event repre-
senting Apopka and its future."
Among the additions to
this year's event is the first


tater-eating contest, sponsored
by Porkie's BBQ. The event
will also include the participa-
tion of several local food ven-
dors. In addition to Porkie's
BBQ pro hiding the potatoes: for
the contest. they \\ill ha.\ e food
available for purchase. as will
Rita's Ices. Chick-fil-A and
The Garden on Park. A trivia
contest w ill also be held.
"The purpose of the Tater
Bowl i., to bring the Apopka
community together b\ bring-
ing the schools together for
a day of friendship with each
other and everyone else."
Chase said. "Last year, both
schools competed with passion.
but the night was about coming
together to promote the city of
Apopka as a whole.
"The cheerleaders per-
formed and the bands played
together. We had a great mood
throughout the event because
of the friendliness between the
schools. It was a great way to
start a new tradition and a lot of
fun to put it on and watch it.
"We are excited about it
continuing this year and it be-
ing an event the community
looks forward to. We pray the
weather is good and everyone
enjoys what we are adding to
the Tater Bowl."
Cultivated by the bands of'
each school pounding out their
music, the typical Apopka spir-
it of simple yet graceful poise
permeated the air as about 400


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attendees came last year.
The event began with
Mayor John H. Land speaking
of Apopka's rich history of fos-
tering its southh to achieve their
dreams and that becoming the
staple of them developing into
citizens w\ho contribute to the
community.
As of press time, the orga-
nizers plan on several local dig-
nitaries participating again, in-
cluding delivering short talks,
but no one has been confirmed
yet. Among the dignitaries last
year were city commissioners
and Chamber members.
Also, the students partici-
pating will receive gifts this
year and the members of the
teams will not only be com-
peting for school pride, but for
awards.
As of press time, oth-
er sponsors include Beef
O'Brady's. General Rental
Center. CenturyLink. Amanda
Sarnes/Smart Realty Group.
EBS Investigations. All Sea-
sons Pest Control. Shren Yea-
ger State Farm. Old Florida
National Bank, and CAD Engi-
neering Design, Inc.
Sponsorship's are still
available.
This marks the fourth year
the two Apopka high schools
have met on the football field.
Apopka High has won each
meeting. by scores of 57-3, 65-
28 and 43-6. The second meet-
ing in 2008 began the tradition
of playing for the Mayor's
Cup. The winner gets to keep it
and display it for the next year.
Last year, the Mayor's Cup was
also on display during the Tater
Bowl.
For more information, a
Facebook account under th;
name of Tater Bowl 11-Comm-
UNITY Pep Rally has been set
up.


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City of Apopka
Telephone Numbers
Cit% Hall ................................ 407-703-1700
Ma or's Office ...................... 407-703-1703
Cit\ Clerk.............................. 407-703-17(04
Community De el ............407-703-1712
Code Enforcement .................407-703-1738
Finance Dept...........................407-703-1725
Fire Chief ......... ......407-703-1750
Fire non-emer.e ...................407-703-1756
Parks and Rec Dept ...........407-703-1741
Police Chief .4-- ......... 40- 703-1789
Police inon-emer ..... 4-703-1771
Job Line ...... .... -703-1721
Solid \Vate Colle.t .417-703-1731
Street Maintenance .................. 401-703-1731
Utility Bill:ng .............. .........407-703-1727
Medical. tire emergency ........................911
The cit' of Apopka %%as chartered in 1882. It is
located at 2'300 north latitude and is 150 feet
abo<,e ,.ea le,.el. Its population is nearly 40.)00
and its total area is more than 30 sq. mi.
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Orange County
Telephone Numbers
Animal Services ................407-254-9140
Auto/Boat Tags ...........407-836-4145
Building Dept...... ..... 407-836-5760
County Chairman ..............407-836-7370
County Commission.......... 407-836-7350
County Attorney................ 407-836-7320)
Clerk of the Court .............407-836-2065
Elections Super% isor .........407-836-2070
Fire Rescue .......................407-836-91 11
Garbage Collecting .........407-836-6601
Health Dept.....................407-836-2601)
HuntingiFishing Lic ....... .407-836-4143
Parks and Rec. Dept..........407-836-6280
Property Appraser ........ 407-836-55000
Sheriff ............................... 407-836-37(00
Utilities........... ......... ...40 7-836-5515
All other departments........407-836-3111
Medical. fire emergency ............... 911
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Other Area
Numbers of Note
U.S. Senators
Bill Nelson (Dem...................407-872-7161
George LcMieux (Rep.) ..........407-254-2573
U.S. Representatives
Corrine Browsn (Dist. 3;.......... 407-872-0656
Alan Grason (Dist.8)............407-841-1757
Suzanne Kosmas (Dist. 24)..... 407-208-1106
State Representatives
Bran Nelson (Dist. 38; ..........407-884-2023
Dav id Simmons (Dist. 37) ......407-262-7520
State Senators
Andy Gardiner (Dist. 9) ........407-428-5800
Gar. Siplin (Dist. 19)..............407-297-2071
Orange County Public Schools
Pupil assignment...................407-317-3233
Bus routes................................407-317-3800
Superintendent ...................... 407-317-3202
School Board....................... 407-317-3236
Miscellaneous
The Apopka Chieft...... ....... 407-886-2777
Museum
Museum of Apopkans .............407-703-1707'


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Female bank robbery suspect sought after August 30 heist


This woman is being sought as a suspect in a bank robbery.


Semrinoe Count' deputies
are seeking a female suspect
follow ing 1 bank robber' that
occ;Irred NMondas,. Auguit '30.
at the Bank of America locat-
ed at 555 S Hunt Club Bld..
Apopka.
The Seminole Counti,
Sheriff', Office Major Crimes
Unit is miesting the crime.
At approximately\ 12:310
p.m.. deputies responded to an
alarm call at the bank. Accord-
ing to x\itnes,,es. the female
suspect handed the teller a note


demanding money No weapon
\ as seen or implied. The teller
complied \\ith the demand-,
and handed the suspect an un-
disclosed amount of cash. The
suspect took the cash and fled
the scene.
Deputi- established a
penmeter and conducted an
e\tensi\e search \ith nega-
ti\e results-. The suspect is de-
scribed as a whitee or Hispanic
femaie.approximatel\ 25 \ ears
old. about 5 ft. 5 in. tall. and
about 130-150 lbs. The suspect


Tax: Two votes are scheduled for budget, tax rate


Continued from page lA
merit pa\ increases, lowering
paid time oft for city employ-
c,s. and changing the a.it, the
city does its pension plan
"*ach cit employee re-
ceived a three percent cost-of-
In ing increase and %%as eligible
for a three percent merit pay in-
crease." McArthur said. "Over-
all, the private sector didn't
have this.
"We need to align the pay
and benefits with the private
sector." McArthur said. "If
need be, salaries need to be cut
and benefits need to be cut. We
should leave no stone unturned
to keep the millage rate as it
currently is.
"People in the private sec-
tor are suffering. We need ev-
ery break we can get. Please di-
rect (city) staff to do whatever
it takes to come back with no
millage rate increase," McAr-
thur said.
Anderson said he appreci-
ated McArthur's interest. "I ap-
plaud him for coming' out and
showing interest in city gov-


emment."
However, he did hae re-
buttals to McArthur's remarks.
"I wish our onl\ competi-
tion for employees was in the
private sector." Anderson said
after McArthur's time at the
podium. "'We still have to com-
pete with all those other (gov-
ernmental) entities out there.
"We said early on we did
not w ant to balance this budget
on the backs of the employees."
Anderson said the city is
"doing everything we can to
save money." He cited a one-
half percent decrease in health
care costs for city. "Nobody has
seen a decrease in health care
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The Apopka Chief
September 3, 2010, Page 4A


Opinion


The Apopka Chief

A weekly newspaper founded in 1923


Publisher
John Ricketson
General Manager
Neoma Knox
Editor
John Peerv


Reporters
Richard Corbeil
Chris Gauthier
Neal Fisher
Photographer
Tammy Keaton


Marketing Director
Jackie Trefcer

Advertising
Kathleeh Jackson


I O rpsitin


City promises same tax rate


Later this month, the Apopka City
Council will vote to finalize both the
property tax rate and the city budget for
the 2010-2011 fiscal year, which begins,
October 1.
As of this writing, the proposed
property tax rate, also known as the
millage rate, is 4.143 mills, which
would represent an increase in the prop-
erty tax rate. While it is a hike in the
millage rate, it would bring in the same
amount of property tax revenue to the
city because of the 13 percent drop in
land value in Apopka.
That, of course, is an average value,
and each landowner's property is valued
on its own merits by the Orange County
property appraiser's office.
But, the city, as it has in the past,
plans to keep property taxes at the same
rate, which is currently 3.5168. That
would mean an actual drop in property
taxes paid to the city by residents be-
cause of the lower property values.
There are, of course, some peo-
ple concerned about the City Council's
passing of the higher proposed rate. But,
fortunately, it is only the proposed rate
and the final rate, whatever it is, won't
get its deciding vote by the City Council
until a September 29 meeting that be-
gins at 5:15 p.m. at City Hall.


We fully expect that the City Coun-
cil will pass the lower of those two tax
rates, which will mean that the taxes
property owners pay will actually go
down because of the lower millage rate
on decreased property values.
Richard Anderson, the city's chief
administrative officer, said sever-
Sal weeks ago and reiterated it just this
week in a public meeting that he and
Edward Bass are working to get the
budget balanced so that the current mill-
age rate of 3.5168 mills will be suffi-
cient for the 2010-2011 budget. While
there is no way to be sure until the final
vote, the city's track record proves that
we can expect the lower tax rate to pass.
Last year, the same scenario exist-
ed and the city got the budget down to
what was needed in order to keep the-
millage rate the same.
According to Anderson, there is an-
other $325,000 that still needs to come
out of the proposed 2010-2011 budget,
but he said that will be done, "one way
or another."
While the past is not a guarantee of
the future, we know that the city has
kept the millage rate the same in prior
years, and we expect the same to be true
when the tax rate and budget are passed
later this month.


Election turnout very disappointing


Editor:

The primary election is over and the re-
sults are in. Apopka had a 23 percent voter turn-
out for the primary, better than the paltry 8.7
percent for the city elections in March. but still


VERY disappointing! How can we turn our
backs on one of our most sacred rights in this
country, the right to vote! This coming election
in November will be one of the most important

See ELECTION Page 7A


Negative campaigns work, but why?


"Why does it have to be so
negative?" is the political ques-
tion I'm asked most frequently.
It is interesting that most
people who want to know
why campaigns "go negative,"
those people who claim to be
offended by the negative cam-
paigning, also know EXACT-
LY what is being claimed, and,
whether they admit it or not,
have used that same informa-
tion in making decisions about
the candidates. Simply put, al-
though we don't like it, candi-
dates use negative campaign-
ing for one simple reason ... it
works.
The real question is why
does it work?
The purpose of a cam-
paign is to win. In order to win,
a-candidate requires votes, not
a set number of votes. just one
more vote than their opponent.
As candidates and their man-
agers look over the landscape
of their election, they under-
stand that there are two ways
to cause you to vote for them
- they can EARN your vote, or
they can GET your vote.
The approach to earning
and getting are very different.
In order to earn your vote,
a candidate has to win you
over. An earned vote is one
that usually comes early in
the campaign. You become a


Tico Perez


supporter, a volunteer, a sup-
portive voice in the commu-
nity and someone the cam-
paign can count on. In order
to earn your vote, a candidate
has to "touch" you at least sev-
en times. You have to know
the candidate, their positions,
and their personalities. You
have met them somewhere,
read their literature, and possi-
bly spoken with them at some
point. In order to earn a vote.
a candidate has to invest time,
resources and a great deal of
effort.
Earned votes are the most
important because they bring
with them individual commit-
ment and buy-in. An earned
vote sports a bumper stick-
er, has a yard sign in the front
yard, and is a champion for the
campaign. They come aboard
fairly early and are there for
the duration.
Ideally, elections should
be won with earned votes, but
that is.rarely the case. Candi-


dates with very high negative
poll numbers, little or no name
identification, small budgets,
and candidates who find that
there are large numbers of un-
decided voters or that they arc
losing, decide that they must
simply get your vote; that is,
they do not care if you like
them, they just want you to
understand that between them
and the other guy they are the
least bad choice.
The goal is to achieve
the state where "you may not
know me or even like me, you
don't need to; I want you to
hate/fear the other guy."
Enter negative campaign-
ing. .
The goal of a negative
campaign is to make you dis-
like the opponent. Candidates
know that if you are going to
vote, you will likely vote on
all of the races. It is a rare vot-
er who votes only in elections
where they have selected a
candidate to support.
Candidates know that in
races where little is known
about the candidates, vot-
ers make a voting decision on
what they may have heard,
whether they know the name
(think yard signs everywhere)
and whether they have any

See PEREZ Page 5A


Field of Dreams for sports and country buried under greenbacks.


SEPTEMBER 3 Coluln-
nist's note: As we enter Sep-
tember and the last 30 or so of
the regular games of the sea-
son. my injury-laden Red Sox
Nation. still somewhat in con-
tention, are showing some of
the backbone. pride and sheer
love of tlie game that .4merica
used to show about our nation
before love of power and mon-
ey corrupted the worlds ideal
model of lihert\. For baseball
and most other sports. it was
agents. owners and sponsors
who did the job on our athletes
that our politicians have now
done on our nation and Con-
stitution. On October 29. 1999.
1 described this transforma-
tion that has worsened consid-
erably. The column was titled,
"Field of Dreams changed for
worse by agents. owners, spon-
sors."
Statistics for retired mil-
lionaire athletes show 60 per-
cent to 70 percent go broke
after three years: even worse.


Corbeil's Corer


Richard Corbeil

think Woods. Vick. Clemmons,
etc.
OCTOBER 29. 1999-
Whenever the Boston Red Sox
make a run for the World Se-
ries in the fall. I get enthusi-
astically nostalgic, but below
the surface. I am never really
hopeful. Maybe. hopeful isn't
the right word. either.
I think it's a turn-off from
the whole professional sports
thing. where money now ex-
ceeds any possible balance
with the individual's athlete's
talent or worth to society and
may esen be damaging. I get
more excitement and pleasure
from the local high school con-


tests in football, baseball, and
basketball.
Probably the last area of
professional sports to fall into
this area of excess is golf. Less
than 10 years ago, going over
Sl million in prize money earn-
ings for the year was a rare oc-
currence. when most first priz-
es were in the S200,000 area.
This year. more than 40
PGA players will go over the
SI million mark. with many of
them doing so without a first-
place finish this year. First
place now,in even the lesser-
known tournaments. is worth
S450.000 a sum previously
available in only four majors:
U.S. Open. British Open, Mas-
ters. and PGA Championship.
Money leader Tiger Woods
is just under S5 million for the
year. which exceeds the ath-
lete-of-the-century Jack Nick-
laus'" entire.30 year-'4atMof
purses on the PGA tour. If this
continues, the top players may
only show up for the majors


and a few other tournaments at
some point in the near future.
Unlike the profession-
al team sports whose seasons
have been considerably length-
ened in recent times, golfers,
as individual entrepreneurs.
can pick and choose where and
against whom they play. Typi-
cal is Woods and prize money
runner-up David Duval (close
to S4 million), who have each
played only one regular tourna-
ment in the past seven weeks
and less than one-half of this
year's official events.
Contrast this with Cal
Ripken Jr.'s unbroken years
of play, Dan Marino's 60O000
yards passing. Wayne (etz-
ky's 862 goals., or Michael Jor-
dan's 3.041 points in 1987.
I remain a professional
golf aficionado only because I
play the game regularly and re-
spect its unforgiving nature and
unbendable rules.
In 1946. the legendary Ben
Hogan was the tour's leading


money winner with 542,556. It
wasn't until 1963 that Arnold
Palmer broke the S 100 000
barrier with S 122.230. Even as
recently as 1991, Corey Pavin
led the money list with less
than a million with $979,430.
When Hogan was "reap-
ing" his S42,556 in 1946. my
brothers and I got bleach-
er seats in Fenway Park for
a Sunday double-header for
50 cents apiece. This after a
25-cent train ride from the
North Shore and 10 cents on
the subway from North Sta-
tion to Kenmore Square with
a change at Park Street. of
course.
In the bandbox known as
Fenway Park. Dom DiMaggio
was right in front of us in cen-
terfield. to our right, covering
the Green Monster in left field
was "The Kid." Ted Williams.
and in right. "Catfish" Mesco-
wicz. Native American Rudy
York was at first. Bobby Do-
err at second. Johnny Pesky at


shortstop. and Joe Pellagrino
covering third. On the mound
that day were Dave "Boo" Fer-
ris and Tex Houston being ,
caught by "Birdie" Tibbetti.
These guys, whose com-
bined salary was probably less
than a million bucks, won the
A.L. pennant halfway through
the 1946 season, thenJ lsthe .
World Series to St.. Lotsi
Remember, howtr hat
these rn~e played for te1ve t:
of the game and a little money.:
Most of ltMIlwd to have off-
season jobs selling life fsut-
ance or ca WI.fourfdhaive :
covered the Red Sox payroll
with a lot less than the tign-
ing bonus of some high school
player today from Alachua.
Several years later, when
Red Sox owner Tom Yawkey
made Williams the first
S100 (OQ player, the headlines
on the fsot pages of-ihefotl t
Boston newspapers were the

See CORBEIL Page 5A


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"The goal is to achieve the state where
"you may not know me or even like me;you
don't need to, I want you to hate/fear the
other guy."
Columnist Tico Perez
on negative campaigning


And Jesus said. "Come unto me, all ye Victory can surface the contents of a heart
that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give (good or bad), faster than a sprinter can leave
you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn the starting blocks.
of me: for I am meek and lowly in heart: and
ye shall find rest unto your souls." Matthew
11:28 and 29.







The Apopka Chief, September 3, 2010, Page 5A


Perez: Groups, Internet play big role in campaigns


Continued from page 4A

positive or neati',e impres-
sions about either or the candi-
dates. Ty: ..:. negar.e cam-
paigning is used close-r to he
election for e' eral reason:.
it allows a .-.:.'- -'- 1 bu:d-
their positi; e image befre g-
ing negative. i! ehoren, the re-
sponse time for the opponent.
and in r -"'. 7': candidate rac-
es, later in the race. have
defined the jrn .."' h',.' target
An ir.r'.'!. use tof
negative .ad _:.r1.. -occurs
v, hen a .'. i i. n and -
known candidate i-, card tn-
high negative I j'in-. think
Alan Grayon. In these cases,
the candidate has to start ear-
ly with the t..' pr' ',n.oJ ap-
proach. T) ri. all., they ill run
positive ads tiutILinL claimed
accomplishments in order to
elicit the I-didn't-kno%%-that-
they-did-THAT response,


tere:: .e: ac.. od :.,

"'o',. r-a'. be he '-Dn ., ad

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Reen!. there ha, e beean-


didated -e- and the In-
ter et no : pla a big role nt..
negative .-~: _.-" .g If you
pal cosed atenton to the more
" *2..*" .e "- .:' -.:d yOu w jll
see .ha p. they, are paid for by
someone other than the can-
didate. ne group have heho are
not supposed to has played into
xith the : p-.-r: arei.Fr
call) used to do the diiry xork
or the jnf.p.,!r, They can at-
tack free) and if they :.',, too
:.i' the candidate can condemn
them or disax ox their support
- and yet. you have heard the
message and it has played into


of o:u .s.om.ng race. r
The Iterne: comrrents




,.ecoa, and defend on ha' e con-
coment kea rYou cas n ofhe nega-
that the ampimn qroner. Shace
media ofen % aloe. for cthem-
ments acer nailesfor the pub-
l sh. r., haxe satffor
volunteerr :---.: -.:;- lelx to
attack and defend on the com-
ment boards. You can of-
ten tell b% the "Inr.n J.- style
that the same person is hav-
ins a onah blersation andth them-
selhes using four or nie c::fc"-
ent screenn name,., for the pur-
pose of attacking a candidate
One will xxrite "..nd~d'n.i' X
is a blah blab." and then they
w ill change screen names and
chime in with "you know. I
had heard that candidate X w as
a blah blah but it was hard to
believe." Next. the third screen


F% e hez. from ne
w ho worked wa h a hin tat he
x:- > is a blahn bla'" ad so
on- The comment bnar&s often

--"'. "- : the opp tu i.mty to
spread sr- pes-entation s
anony mooasy.
.- approach has the
added bene:i of drw ing these
accu-sation to the t~ention of
the host media outlet and on
a sloxx new., day. may cause a
reporter to ask questions of the
attacked campaign about the
"allegations that are surfacing
on the Internet "
There is an old adage that
"itf it didn't w ork. xe w wouldn't
do it." Unfortunately, negative
campaigning works. and will
be with us for a long time.


The Way I See It
Patti Bankson

Change
We Need
SIm disappointed.
I Disgusted. With
Democrats and
U U ^ Republicans
S. alike... They
don't know how
to live within their
means; how to
not spend money they don't have,
and you can't just print money
when you run out. If we tried that,
we'd be paying bank charges,
and facing criminal charges.
Even prison time. But, why would
"prison time" even enter their
minds? Repeatedly we've seen
that politicians and their "I- hardly-
know-him" friends", who turn out
to be criminals, and actually get
"punished", don't go to realprisons
populated by real, dangerous,
life-threatening criminals. No, no!
They go to those special places
reserved for suit-and-tie criminals,
They may be called prisons, but
they're not nicknamed "Country
Clubs"for nothing .
Anyway, my (and Qy&uL
disappointment and disgust
are why we really should throw
all the bums out! Seriously...
send everyone in Congress, the
White House, the court house,
the out-house, whatever.., back
where they came from. Now,


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Corbeil: There's no doubt

Yankees are the winners

Contixed frbm page 4A

same slze as "World War 11 Ends."
When "Teddy BaIgame"e had a less than stellar season after
that. he .".".-c to ci\e back S30.0i ',. Remember, this is the last
of the ,hitters \ ith o\ er 500 home runs, \ ho spent almost
sexen of his '7!:'%- years in two wams as a Marine richt l'.iloI
I think more than the disappointment of so man'y So\ fall
fade-a\x ay s has been the reahliation that the Field of Dreams is
no\ thickly icarpeted ith ggreinbacks.
In today '> %t\ x of gold-lined vi t, \\ world epecialln m the
oldest of professional .p,,:I. baseball, there is no doubt that the
Yankees are winnerss. and all the other., while e not bein g loses,
are somewhat less. In sho\\ business terms, hbst SIL'Vi'nVi; roles,
as it were.
But, quite frankl\. 1 preferred it \when insurance and car
salesmen played the g.iune they lo\ed in the sunshine and became
legends.
"But they that w ill be rich fall into temptation and a snare.
and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in de-
struction and perdition For the love of money is the root of all
evil." I Timothv 6:9 and 10a.


thaf's 'Change We Need" Our
government has 'ailed at its job,
and the price is more than we
should have to pay. Whatever
their "excuses', why are we
surprisedV After all, they know
nada about our government.
They don't even know our form
of government. They don't know
we're NOT a Democracy, or that
we ARE a Republic. They don't
know they're not the same... not
interchangeable. They don't know
how our Framers designed our
government to work. How can
they run America without even a
fundamental understanding of its
foundation?
"A republic is the highest
form of government devised
by man, but it also requires the
greatest amount of human care
and maintenance. If neglected,
it can deteriorate into a vanety
of lesser forms, including a
democracy (a government
conducted by popular feeling);
anarchy (a system in which each
person determines his own rules
and standards); oligarchy (a
government run by a small council
or group of elite individuals); or
dictatorship (government run by a
single individual)." David Barton,
www.wallbuilders.com
As John Adams explained:
"Democracy will soon degenerate
into anarchy; such an anarchy
that every man will do what is right
in his own eyes and no man's life
or property or reputation or liberty
will be secure, and every one of
these will soon mould itself into
a system of subordination of all


the moral virtues and rte ect':ai
a i,.es ar ;*e powers of
iwanm beauty., ,it and science,
to the wanton pleasures, the
capricious will, and the execrable
abominable) crueti, of one or a
very few."
Their lack of fundamental
knowledge aside, amrriving in
D.C., those who thought they
understood what they'd signed
on for, learned how naixe and
idealistic they were... learned that
D.C. really is aboul being one of the
"good 'ole s'ear nie.-d lhnt the
way things 'Work" there required
not just compromise you know,
that highly-touted, virtually non-
existent bi-partisanship? but
an utter surrender of whatever
scruples, ethics and character
they d packed in :icir suitcases
with :heiN siti.. ties and socks
Some tried to do things
ethically, but, unwilling to s.iiilic,
character, eventually gave up and
went home. Those who've stayed
for decades may still have their
character intact, but that s hard to
believe. Especially knowing that
however we got to where we are
now, far too many of those who
were supposed to be watching
out for us, were participants in our
rape and betrayal.
Comments Welcome
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The Apopka Chief
September 3, 2010. Page 6A







Lifestyle


Church news................. 10A
Obituaries................. 10A


I7 tHS AHS nurse urges parents to vaccinate kids


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Levi Smoot Townsend
was born March 18

Baby named

for great-

grandfather

Darren and Brooke
Townsend of Cape Coral are
the parents of a newborn son.
levi Smoot Townsend was born
March 18 in Fort Myers. He
weighed 9 pounds 5 ounces and
was 20.5 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are
Heidi Denis of Cape Coral and
Glen and Jo Abbott of Homosas-
sa. Bets, Townsend of Apopka
is the paternal grandparent. Levi
has the middle name of his pa-
ternal great-grandfather, the late
Calvin S. Grossenbacher, a life-
long resident of Apopka. Levi's
father is a fourth-generation
Apopkan.

Jimmy and Shirley Goff cel-
ebrated their 50th wedding an-
niversary Saturday, August 21,
with a party in their honor at their
home on Round Lake Road with
96 friends and family in atten-
uance.
The Goffs were married
August 19, 1960. They have a
daughter. Laura Beusse, son-in-
law. Jim Beusse. and grandsons,
Mark and Tyler Beusse. One
daughter. Mary Ann Goff. died
May 17. 1989.

Apopka High School's Class
of 2(000 is holding its ten-year
reunion Saturday. September 4,
from 7-II p.m. at Rock Springs
Ridge Country Club.
Members of the Class of
2(XK) Blue Darters can buy tick-
ets online at www.apopkahigh-
classo f20t00reu nion.blogspot.
cl011.
For niore information, join
the Facebook group. Apop-
ka Iligh Class of 20XX) Ten
Year Reunion or email apopka-
Ilghicoinllon gtmail.com.

A homemade lasagna dinner
benefit for Lisa Hargrove-Wood
and fatnil\ will be held Friday.
September 10. beginning at 6
p.m. at the Apopka Elks Lodge.
.'01 \W Orange St..Apopka.
llargrove-Wood. 43. has
stage 4 lung cancer that has
spreadd to her britn. She has had
emergency brain surgery and is
undergoing extensive medical
treatment tier husband. Matt. an
\popk. ipolicc otiticer. is rr\ ing to
tImet' the Ii.mil needs, but since
I lat gi o' e-\\ W iokls c.innlot l work.
their inco Ie h.s been cut in half.
Insu.ian'ce does not co\er all the
medical expenses. The couple
has a 15-.\car-old daughter.
in a.iddittion to the dinner.
thete \ ill be music b\ local disc
okcs ) Donrtintc Bcggs. a cash
'b.ut. auction .iand 5o 50 drawing.
Ihete will .ilso be a dra.swing tor
a.1 T sta.ir Cobra F.i ctical I 2-gua.igc
shotgun \.aluied at S349 dionat-
ed bs the Apopka chapter of the
\Vid Turke' Federation. Tickets
ior the draw. ig are S5 each or
four for S10.
Benefit tickets arc S10 per
person a.ind ma\ be purchased
ait the door or by contacting Ace
\\ocdham at 321-228-9773.
Drawing tickets for the shotgun
are also c allable in advance or
at the event.


By Chris Gauthier
Apopka Chief Staff

Apopka High's school nurse has
joined a campaign to educate parents on
the importance of getting their children
vaccinated against meningococcal men-
ingitis.
Carolyn Seifert, RN, BSN, NCSN.
FASN, is working with the National As-
sociation of School Nurses' Voices of
Meningitis to spread the word about the
deadly disease that can sometimes kill a
child in as little as one day. "In Florida,
the number of adolescents that are im-
munized to protect them from meningi-
tis is lower than the rest of the country."
she said. "They (Voices of Meningitis
staff) are focusing on the Tampa and
Orlando areas, trying to encourage the
nurses to get the word out."
Seifert said the reason most parents
don't get the children immunized is that
they don't know the vaccinations are


available or are not aw, are of the need to
,accinate against the disease. The Cen-
ters for Disease Control and Presen-
tion recommends meningococcal \ac-
cinations for preteens and teens 11 to
18 years old. However, in Florida. 66.4
percent of adolescents 13 to 17 sears of
age have not been vaccinated to relieve
the disease.
There are two types of meningi-
tis viral and bacterial. Seifert said.
The vaccine protects against the bacte-
rial strain, which is much more danger-
ous and can kill or disable an otherwise
healthy young person in a single day.
Of those who survive, one in five is left
with serious medical problems, includ-
ing amputation of limbs, brain damage,
deafness and organ damage. "There are
between 1,000 and 2,600 Americans ev-
ery year that contract the bacterial men-
ingitis and 10 percent of these people
die," she said. "It sounds like a small
amount, but it isn't when it's your child.


Carolyn Seifert
...is a school nurse
It's nothing to play around with."
Preteens and teens are at a great-


er risk for getting meningitis and
death rates are up to five times high-
er among teens and young adults com-
pared with other age groups. Meningi-
tis can be spread through common ev-
eryday activities, such as sharing eating
utensils and drinking glasses, living in
close quarters like dormitories or over-
night summer camps., and kissing. Seif-
en said. Meningococcal disease can be
hard to recognize, especially in its early
stages, because symptoms are similar to
more common viral illnesses. The only
way to accurately diagnose the disease
is through a spinal tap.
"The vaccine has been around for
decades, but the word really hasn't got-
ten out," said Seifert. One vaccine will
last a lifetime.
Parents can get their children ages
18 and under vaccinated free by the Or-
ange County Health Department. For
more information, call OCHD at 407-
836-2502.


Family literacy


event will be held


at Wekiwa Springs

The Florida Literacy Coalition and its local partners will cel-
ebrate Adult and Family Literacy Month as proclaimed by Gov.
Charlie Crist at Wekiwa Springs State Park, 1800 Wekiwa Circle,
Apopka, Saturday, September 11, from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission
to Wekiwa Springs State Park will be waived when visitors present
a library card, library book or donate a new book.
~The Literacy Month event will be filled with family-orient-
ed activities including book readings and nature hikes to promote
the importance of reading, literacy and education. Event partners
and sponsors include the Florida Department of Education, Florida
SParks Service, Seminole and Orange County Public Libraries, Or-
ange County Public Schools, GROWS Apopka and Just I Book.
In the state of Florida. one in five individuals is functionally
illiterate. This means more than 20 percent of Floridians struggle
lo gto read the mail, fill out job applications and read books to chil-
dren.
August 23 meant the end of a long summer for these Lakeville Elementary School The Florida Literacy Coalition promotes, supports and advo-
students who stopped to greet old friends as they arrived for the first day of cates for the effective delivery of quality adult and family literacy
school for 2010-2011 school year. services statewide. More information is available at www.Florida-
Literacy.org.


Apopkans have been baseball lovers for over a century


Baseball has been popu-
lar in the Apopka area since
the 1880s, and Apopkans have
always played it well. After
World War I, they played it
well. indeed, with such play-
ers as Ted Waite (played for
Rollins). Bucky Harris. Clem
Womble. Mallory Welch. Bill
Witherington, V.A. Stewart and
others that won many champi-
onships for the city. In those
early days. the local team trav-
eled by horse and wagon to all
of their out-of-town games.
leaving early on game day with
their lunches neatly packed in
the usual brown paper bags.
There were generally 9-10 peo-
ple to a wagon, eagerly looking


Jack Christmas
Apopka Historical Tidbits

forward to the afternoon game.
I am sure there were a few wag-
ons of fans following the play-
ers and also barefooted little
boys following the fans.
In 1922. Apopka joined
with other cities in Lake and
Orange County to form the
Lake-Orange League. For near-
ly 40 years. the men in these


Sale of artist's work

will benefit Apopka

raptor refuge

The Garden on Park restaurant, as part of
its ongoing Second Thursday Artists Series. will
feature local artist Doug Bolly,'s work inspired
by Florida's wildlife. The opening reception is
Thursday. September 9. from 5:30-7:30 p.m..
and the show will run through Friday. October 8.
When he recently visited the Avian Recon-
ditioning Center on Lester Road in Apopka. Bol-
l, was captivated by a short-tailed hawk. Miko.
and his storN. Miko is a gunshot victim and can-
not live in the wild due to permanent injury to his
left w ing This species' population numbers only,
about 800 birds in Florida. and their range is the
Southwestern coast of the state where. the Calusa
Indians originally settled. The Calusa were a cul-
turalls adv anced tribe and many of their ceremo-
nial artifacts featured what appears to be the im-
age of the short-tailed haw k.
Art sales ',ill benefit ARC's work %with Flor-
ida raptors. Boll! has done a painting of Miko
titled Caiuwa Spirit. This piece along with se%-
eral other raptor-themed paintings w ill be on dis-


small towns of Lake and Or-
ange settled old feuds and start-
ed new ones on the baseball di-
amond. They were known as
the Apopka.Packers, Umatilla
Umptums, Winter Park Crack-
ers, Mount Dora Mountaineers,
Winter Garden Gardeners, Ta-
vares Travelers, Clermont
Highlanders, and last but not
least, the Zellwood Mudhens.
If you think the Umptums was
a rather strange name. don't
worry because a year later they
changed the name to Umptatas.
By 1926, young Bob "Pitt"
Pittman Jr. was terrorizing the
league with his .400+ batting
averages. He was probably the
best true hitter the league ever


Calusa Spirit, a painting by Doug Bolly,. will
be on display at Garden on Park.

play. and Miko and the center's barn ovwl. Hen-
r,. '.ill be at the opening reception. Light snack.,
and live entertainment .ill be provided.
For more info on Bolly. v isit dbollv.com.


produced. Pitt went on to play
baseball for the University of
Florida. where he was Florida's
first baseball All-American


in 1933. After graduation, he
signed with the Boston Braves

See BASEBALL Page 8A


History program


slated for Sept. 12

The Apopka Historical Society will present a Celebration of
History 2010 Sunday. September 12. from 2-4 p.m. at the Fran
Carlton Center, 11 Forest Ave., Apopka.
The Preservation Advisory Council of the Apopka Historical
Society, the protector of the rich heritage and history of Northwest
Orange County. has created a local depository of historic buildings
- the Northwest Orange County Register of Historic Places.
The program will include:
* John Maseman, the director and chief conservator for the South
Florida Conservation Center. He will be talking about the history
of Zellwood.
* Steve Rajtar. real estate lawyer. Florida historian and creator of
more than 150 historical tours. He will talk about Historical Trails.
* Mayor John H. Land. who will help honor the current owners of
42 historic buildings in Apopka. Bay Ridge. Plymouth, Zellwood,
Grassmere and Tangerine. Each owner will be presented with a
plaque for the outside of their building and a framed certificate of
inclusion for the inside. Each of these buildings is more than 100
years old or on the National Register of Historic Places.
For the past five years. the information from the state, county

See HISTORY Page 9A


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The Apopka Chief, September 3, 2010, Page 7A


Low cost food boxes are available at local church


Victor Church World
Outreach Center. 509 S. Park
Ave.. Apopka. is a distribution
site for Angel Food Minifstne'.
a Christian outreach program
that provides boxes ofr food
items at lov. cost.
The food i- purchased in
bulk and distributed ror S30
per package. Everyone i, .el-
come to participate. organizers
said. There are no sign up teex,
or an% type of special qualin-
cations needed for those. '.ho


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pur:h a--,. r. rres:

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meal h_- no added sodium. is_
!o%% in fat. and Is nutritional\
balanced for -enior_ .\ ith three
ounces of protein. tl\o segeta-
bles or fruit. and a starch.
All orders must be paid
for in advance before order
is placed. Angel Food Minis-
tne. accepts checks. mone\ or-
ders. cash. and electronic ben-
efit transfers. Clients can also
order online. The last da\ to
place and pa\ for an order on
site Frida\. September 17. The


deadline to pay for and place
an order online is Sunda\. Sep-
tember 19. The distribution
da\ is Saturday. September 25.
from S-9 a.m. Victors Church
is open Tuesda\ through Fri-
da% from 9 a.m. to noon and
1-4 p.m.
Special meat packages,. an
allergen-free box. seafood box
and a fresh fruit and vegetablee
box are also available. There
are also two after school box
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Election: We must voice our opinions to officials


Continued from page 4A

elections in this nation's histo-
ry.
Much work must be done
between now and November.
We simply cannot sit on the
sidelines and think and hope
someone else will do the work'.
It must be each and esers one
of us. Walk a precinct or make
phone calls for the candidate
of your choice, or put a sign in
your yard. Talk to your fam-
ily. friends, neighbors and co-
workers. Tell them they must
be willing to research the can-
didates and issues and VOTE
in November.
If we stay home and shrug
our apathetic shoulders, the
march towards socialism, cor-
ruption and anarchy will be
complete! Are we really will-
ing to sit on the sidelines and
let this happen'?'? We must re-
claim this great nation of ours
before it is too late! Ad un-
less we vote and tell everyone
we know till we are blue in the
face to vote. we will be unable
to rescue this great nation of
ours! But November is just the
beginning.
The words complacent
and apathy must be strick-
en from our vocabulary. We
should not be content to just
elect our representatives and
then sit back. We must also
educate ourselves on the is-
sues that come before our
legislative bodies. We must
be willing to voice our opin-


ions to our elected otricials.
Wh. One onl. ha, t)o look to
the citl ot Bell. C.itf.. peo-
ple went to bed one night and
woke up the next morning to
the news that their citl manag-
er as making 'ShIM).(XX) sear.
IHow did it happen No one
cared enough to pa\ attention.
No one \as willing to be the
\watchdog in that community.
No one dared to speak out.
On Wednesday Septem-
ber 15. the Apopka Cit\ Coun-
cil will \ote on the ne\w mill-
age rate for our city. As of this
writing, the rate is still set to
go from 3.115 mills to 4.143
mills. How many people spoke
against the proposed rate at the
City Council meeting in July.
when the rate was announced'?
Two! That's right. two people.
Unless more people come
to the meeting on September
15 to speak up and speak out.
chances are very good the rate
will go to 4.143 mills. That
means that no matter how it
is spun, most of our property
taxes will increase! Why? Be-
cause it will seem that no one
cares enough to pay attention!
Again, no one wants to dare
speak out.
Although this city is more
fiscally responsible than most.
there are still areas that can be
cut or maybe even privatized.
If you go on line to vwwv.
apopka.net. go to document
download. click on finance.
you will see the 2010 budget
at a glance. Print if off, read it!


Do additional research on \ hat
other cities across the state and
nation are doing. Sound like
a lot oft ork? Of course it is.
but do \ou not agree that this
cit\. state and nation, and our
was of life are worth it?
Complacency and apath%
will cost us this great nation of
ours! Even if you have never



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considered N ourself to be po-
liticalhl active. I can't stress
enough how important that
now is the time! The future of
our nation really does depend
on each and e\ er one one of
us'

Barb Zakszewski
Apopka


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Participants must bring a
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Angel Food Ministries reserves
the right to substitute any of the
abol e items due to availability.
cost and qualit..
For more information, call
Victors Church at 407-SS880-
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We would like to thank all our Sponsors for continuing to support our efforts
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in between concerts to help U.S. troops in Afghanistan recently. Anderson. a disc
jockey, equipped his pick-up truck with $40,000 worth of sound equipment and
travels the country putting on concerts in city parks and collecting donations of
phone cards so troops can call home. Since September 11. Anderson estimated
he has collected approximately $300,000 in phone cards. He hopes to hold a
concert in Orlando soon.



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Baseball: Ball field became Army base


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.nu b hi:.-.:i h, bI.L.:cP.... ,are.'r n iarmbun.. P.a
I" hi ':, : N.car. he sutaned a ca,.ee ,*' an-
.iC inui He returned home .iid had .a \c a..-

\.r .tgcr oi tkO ec ",-e'.-. an interestInng sto-
r\ t olie t his encounters \. ith Pitt on the b.ise-
.l Ji.davojnd "1 \as on third and Tiger Minor
w a pitching. and he called time to tell me that
he had stolenn the bunt sign that Bob \\as soine
:o bunt." aid Hager. "But Bob \\as a 4-00 hitter.
He iut did not bunt. But Tiger told me they were
going to use the element of surprise this time."
Hager. therefore. played up on the grass prepar-
ine for the bunt Tiger promised \\as coming., and
Pitman hit a line drive that hit Hager right in the
stomach. "It knocked me out cold." he said. "I'd
have swom they were going to bunt." said Tiger.
A little later in the middle 1930s, along
came a young towhead named George A. "Jug"
Anderson. the father of country singer. John An-
derson. Jug was a fireballer who seemed to spe-
cialize in no-hitters. He has been known to pitch
both ends of a double header, pitching a no-hitter
in each game. He earned the name of ironman:
however, as expected, he threw his arm away
early while pitching for the Jacksonville Tars.
The games were always played on Sunday
and Thursday afternoons. On Thursday,. the lo-
cal merchants closed shop in order to attend
the games. It was best not to get sick on game
days because our local doctor, Tonmmy McBride.
would be attending the game as close behind
home plate as he could get. The old Edwards
Field stadium, which had a roof in those days,
would generally be filled to the brim.
During the depression., the Apopka club and
the Lake-Orange League had financial difficul-
ties. The Apopka Baseball Club had leased Ed-
wards Field from the city and was unable to pay
the lease because of the hard times. The citizens
of Apopka wanted lights at Edwards Field so
they could have their Thursday games at night
instead of closing the stores in the afternoon.
During those times, the merchants could not af-
ford to close on Thursdays IInimlIe The City
worked out an agreement with the WPA to im-


proi Edi\\.ds Field I he s.ent S14,1t4 on the
pro Iet \\ t1h the suippon\ of the -\popka Spoils-
mian'\ 'lub, the Alxppka Club iroi.gauied and
ontinuidl t pla\. IooId ba-eball \\as, ali\e and
xwell tor the time being.
'December -. I)41 changed it all. Most of
the ballpla \ns ere drafted or volunteeredd for
sern ice during \World War 11. With the outlook of
fieldini a baseball team being \er\ slim. Apop-
kans consented to leasing Edw ards Field to the
Arm\ for the duration of the war. The 351st
Coast Artiller, Search Light Battalion, with
alout 250 men. changed the field into an armn
base. They had searchlights scattered around the
area. I recall two searchlights, one being some-
\\here around Buchan's Pond and another to-
w\ard Lake Apopka. I am sure there w\as plenty
more.
Ray Goolsb\ returned after the w ar and con-
tinued his baseball career. Ra\ was in the Wash-
ington Senators farnn stemn in Chattanooga.
Tennessee. Washington had their spring training
in Orlando at the time. and Ray had an extreme-
ly good spring and was moved up to the Sena-
tors. He was another product of the Lake-Orange
League to make it to the majors.
And of course, we had our left-handed won-
der Jim Mahaffey. who always claimed, "I won
more games than any other pitcher we ever had."
He forgot to add that he lost more games than
any other pitcher because he pitched in more
games. Jim was not known as a humble soul.
As the boys returned home from the se vic-
es. baseball was restored and Apopka continued
in its winning ways. From 1947 until the late
1950s. crowds in the thousands turned out for
the gamei.
By the late 1950s, you could watch imaijo
league baseball on television, visit the beaches
on the new roads that were available or spend
your leisure time in the new Ihopping centers
springing up in the area. Attendance for local
baseball slowly faded away. The Lake-Oiiangc
LeaiIgue was abandoned, and baseball as vwe
knew it then was gone.
These articles come to youifrom tile archives
of the Museum of the ApopkOns. Join us in prel
serving the past.


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I-L-,T -APCRRENTXWITH APOAS E\\'SNE


The ipopka Area Chamber of Commerce presented Dunkin' Donuts on Main
Street in Apopka with the August Beautification Award. Participating were. (I-
r), Mi:helle Horner, Theresa Mott, Kathleen Jackson. chamber ambassadors:
Paul Pcquette, franchise owner: Paul Seago, chamber president: Wayne and Terry
Levescpe, chamber beautification committee; and Phyllis Olmstead, chamber am-
bassaccr.



Apopka-area military news

Navy 'Laman Apprentice Grace A. Stock- abeth and James Evans of Apopka. recently re-
ford, a 2(X0 ,IradiJ.Lc of Sheeler High Charter ported for duty at Navy and Marine Corps Intel-
School, Ap(pka, recently reported for duty at ligence Training Center. Virginia Beach. Va.
Navy and Narine Corps Intelligence Training Evans is a 1999 graduate of Edgewater High
Center. Virgnia Beach, School in Orlando and joined the Navy Reserve
Va, in May 2010.
Stockforl joined the Navy in May 2010. He is a 2(X003 graduate of the University of
Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa. with a bachelor of arts
Navy Scman Jeremy L. Evans, son of Eliz- degree.


History: Over 580 buildings in database


Continued fruc page 6A

and Apopka E toric Surveys
of the l' 'i, \%s researched,
dipiti/ced and played in a data-
,base which resid, in the Mu-
'scum of the Apophns.
There are mce than 580
buildings in this database In


addition to the live buildings
on the National Register, the
buildings selected for inclusion
in our local register were built
in I'is or earlier.
"It is our hope to have fu-
ture Celebrations of Histo-
ry where buildings built af-
ter I i, 'wx\ill be honored and


placed in the local register." a
spokesperson said. "Through
this program, we hope to in-
form the public about their
wonderful heritage. It is with
informed citizens that we will
be able to preserve the rich his-
tory of our area of Florida for
our future generations."


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- The Apopka Chief, September 3, 2010, Page 10A


SRT Ob ituaries
f0 R-8LL 0 GRO P __
407-884-4700_


SMILE AND GET BACK TO WORK

(See Bible vecse beiof asc a e cr" s
When Armando Galarraga, the pitcher for
the Detroit Tigers, was deprived of a pe-
fect game this past June by a bad call
from umpire Jim Joyce in the last inning with one
out to go, instead of protesting or walking off the
field indignantly, he smiled and went back to work.
His display of self-control and his willingness to for-
give the bad call was perhaps a better example to
all of us than his perfect game would have been.
After the game it was apparent that Mr. Joyce was
mortified by his bad call, saying that he had botched
what should have been the final out in Galarraga's
gem of a game. But, what was really admirable in
this whole affair was Armando Galarraga's willing-
ness to say, in effect, "No problem, we all make
mistakes" and Jim Joyce's willingness to admit the
mistake, express regret and personally apologize.
Given the good example that was exemplified by
both men, maybe this was a perfect game.


JAMES E. G~ALLAGHIER K

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Detta Acarms A~trsnm e Spnnos
Donna Benoer Apop~a twoihers
Mike S.3rfcwo Frank Cincinnnt
Ohio sisef Pegq) Ness Mexio
fou granocisioren one grea1-,T3Wn-


:1-i LC-.s:s F-arty Funeral Home
3-13 C're-a3' Servfe. Apopka.

LOUIS "LOU" SCALA 78
ApoAa d 3c wednesday August
; ~-; c3as was an investor. He
s3as born New-ark Nes Jersey He
,tas a Catholic Survlvors: son. Jer-
emy daughters Arwe Aimee Buffy
Enca Krystal Dana 20 grandchrl-
odren one geat-g arx-ndld Loomis
Faminv Funefal Home and Crema-
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When considering pre-need or
at-need arrangements, call for
lowest price quote.
407-880-1007
420 W. Main St., Apopka


Apopka-area churches set events


The men of Center of F.uth
Church. -'t) Vick Rd. (in front
of Apopka High Schotl) \\ill
host a MNen\ Pra\er Breakfast
on Saturda.. September 25. at
9 a.m.
"Brothers. come and let's
unite for the cause of Christ."
a spokesperson said. For more


information. call 407-404-
375.

The Forest Lake Seventh-
da, Ad\entist Church is spon-
soring its latest CHIP (Cor-
onary Health Improvement
Project) program to be held in
the church's lower youth cen-


ter. Sunday. September 26. to
Thursday October 28
Since January 20)6. more
than 250 people have graduated
from the Forest Lak- Church
sponsored CHIP programs .
The five-week, three nights per

See CHURCHES Page 11 A


AAA Sew N Vac
Sales & Service All Makes & Models


Abel Septic Tanks, Inc.
3122 Laughlin Road
Zellwood
"Celebrating 48 years"
407-889-2704

Apopka Auto Upholstery
48 W. 4th Street, Apopka
(behind Advance Discount Auto)
407-889-0011
In business 35 years
Charlene & Paul Fitzgerald, Owners

Martin's Towing
130 E. 7th Street
Apopka, FL 32703
407-886-1805



0 2395 Apopka Boulevard
SSuite 200, Apopka
407-886-2626

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Glenn Joiner
13202 W. Colonial Dr. 250 E. 3rd, Suie B
Winter Garden Apopka
407-656-4141 407-889-5222

Long's Christian Books
1140 E. SR 436, Ste 1028,
Altamorite Springs, FL 32701
407-339-0770

L www.longschristian.com
"Ain't No Smelly with Shelley's"
Shelley's Septic Tanks
104 E. Ponkan Rd.
Apopka, FL 32712
Day or Night
Barbara Shelley (407) 889-8042
Vice President Lake Co Residents (352) 383-5775
APOPKA
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For all your office needs...
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Apopka, FL 32712
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Peter J. Nieves, CPA, MBA

Se t ik, F, pVA,,:
407-814-9690

Muffler Man
552 Piedmont Wekiva Springs Rd.
Apopka
407-886-1899


APOPKA
TREE & SHRUBS
Walt Williams Owner
407-886-1060
1616 Schopke Rd.. Apopka



C ) M FN^MA Y V
Commercial & Residential
Garago Doors & Openers
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One Accord
Christian Church
Sunday Service 11:15 Wed 7:00 PM
Uniting all /VNat ns for C.'st
7301 Edgewater Drive Od 32810
407-523-3002


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Apopka FiN Baptist
47W-886-26:2
Cornerstone FreeWill Baptit Church
407S.10669
Fim Antoch Miss. B~ptst Church
407-884-7000
First Ba"X Church of Mount Dora
352-381-179
First Ba t Church of Sanlando Springs
407-788-6801
First Baptist Church of Saeetwatcr
407.62.-3893
Firs Baptist Church of Zllwood
407-8 0. -9
Forest Asenue Bapust Church
407-164374
Fountain of Life Bapist Church
of Apopka. Inc.
407-814-8322
GrAce Pomni Church
321-689-9890
Haiman Baptist Church
407.-880-3833
Hope Baptist Church
407886-6980
Lake Ob Bapist Church
352-383-79.20
Lakeside Baptist Church
407-'95-7645
Lakeville Road Baptist Church
407.884-7477
Livmg Hope Community Church
407-889-9027
Loekharn Baptist Church
407.295-1133
Magnolia BaptistiChurch
407.8M04575
McCormick Road Bapist Church
407.886-4957
New Hope Missionary Baptist
407-886-1165
New Testament Community
Bapdst Church
407.-78-0381
Northside Bapuis Church
407.8-44443
Oak LeselBaptis Church
407-656-1523
Orange Primi se Baptist Church
407-295-6986
Pleasant VIew Baptist Church
407.8866"17
RineMi Bapist Church
407-..253S0
Rksemoni Baptist Church
407..19.-8S5
Shiloh MW BapiNt Church
45)7.886-63.-
Spin s Communi Baptis Church
407.-9.2240
St Luke's Full Gopel Baptist Church
352-73-.9199
TnniN Baptist Church
40 -06.'%6
Sni MiNssiotN Baptist Church
407 .114-111
',ln Baptist Church
4-0764-8"11
W(kAca Sprain Baptrs Church

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Ber" LAe Bi Chapel
407--o64)019
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Christian
Journey OCnstan Church
407-884-7223
Round Lake Christian Church
352-735-LOVE
Chr Chist ian Science
Chran S 'cChurch
407-389-.20U
Church ofChrist
Church of Christ
407-889-2636
Church of Chrst of Plymouth
407.-886-1466
Church of Christ of West Orange
407.656-2770
Nonhside Church of Christ
407-884-0031
Tn-CiN Church of Chnst
407-920-1757
loth Street Church of Christ
407-8844835
Church of God
Church of God of Christ
407-886-2206
Church of God of Prophecy
407-814.7170
Church of God of Zellwood
407-886-3074
Church of God Temple Victoria
407-889-0555
Freewill Holiness Church of God
407-884-9888
Grace Street Church of God
407-298-9188
Harvest Church of God
407-347-7273
Healing Waters Church of God
Formerly Plymouth Church of God
407-886-3780
Park Asenue Worship Center
407-886-2696
Sorrento Church of God
352-7354245
St. Elizabeth Church a God by Faith'
407-886-6290
Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter Day Saints
Apopka Ward
407-880-9877
Episcopal
Church of the Holy Splt
407-886-1740
Fath and Word
'Aord of Life
407-886-7427
Full Gospel
Millenmum of Glo
407-814-0041
New Covenant Perfecting Ministries
407-880-8898

Cent. FL Restoration Branch Church
of Jesus Christ Fundamental RLDS
407.886-3541
Holines
Independent House of Prayer
.3521735-6244
New Lfe Holmeso and Teen Ministries
4-7886-3206
St Macthew Holnmes
40"-89-224

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One Ac. ChrIan Felkw ship Church
40-.52l-3.022
Jehos h's Witnesses
Kingdom Hall of lehos h's witness
40-S.1M8 -
Jewish
Congreealion Beth Am
407-862-3.505
Congregation of Refonn Judaism
407-645-044
Lutheran
St. Paul Lutheran
407-889-2634
Mrtbodisl
First United Methodist
407-886-.321
Bear Lake United Methodist
407-862-1531
Zllwood LUnited Methodist
407-8894426
Moravian
Rolling Hills Moravian Church
407-332-8380
Nazrene *
Calvary Church of the Nazarene
407-889-2148
New Life Community
Church of the Nazarene
407-291-9294
Non-Dnioniinationial
New Beginning worship Center
407-886-2805
Center of Faith Church for All People
407464-9375
Church Back Home
407-889-3781
Church 6n the Edge
407-869-1133
Dayspring Community Church
407.298-5259
End Time Ministries Reaching Out
For Jesus. Inc.
321-277-9096
Everlasting Covenant Christian Center
407-864-8598
Compass Community Church
407-880-6110
Crossroads Church
407-880-9226
Faith & Power Worship Center
407-880-5115
Faithworld Center
407-292-8888
Freedom Fellowship
407-99-6311
Freedom Ministries
407.-86416-
Fusion Church
407-287-7369
God's Glor International Mimister
407-683-9647
Grace Gospel Church
321-4384554
Happ) Hdl Ministries
407-889-0583
Han est House Commaunta Church
407-814-0261
Holy Tabernacle Church of God
407463-3251
Limvi Waters Christui Caner
407.8-09%9
Miso For Christ. Inc
4r(,-9-5998
321-9-2286

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SPcerecuu Praie Mstri.hes

RAdnmin Grace Curch
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352-7354447
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Tanuenne Cominmunt Church
Temple Of The LIIuC Gd
40g 7 -88'3725
N The le Brown Church O The Hill
407-4,9-0583
Tme Words of God Oulnach Minstry)
407-444-058,i
\'cton Church Word Outreach Center
407-88-.7288
Walk In Faith Worship Center
352-7354441
W\\'etside Communi.y Church
407.W -.7687
Proenostal
Abuland nLife Church
of the Ling God
407.880-7255
Church of the Aving God Inc.
407884-011M4
Church of the Son
407-2464M001
Ebenerer Christian Church Inc.
407-886-0200
Faith in Chns B)NGod
407.814-8515
Free Temple Ministries
407-889-3725
House of God
407-81440656
Pentecostal Church of God
407-295-0898
The Peniecosals
407-889-3802
Truth Taberiacle
407.814-9333
Way of Grace Ministries
407.292-9998
Penttcostal Holim
Temple of Faith
407-884-6960
Prbyterian
First Presbyterian of Apopka
407-886-5943
St. Andrews Presbterian
407.293-6802
Monte Sinai (Spanish)
321-772-0699
RefonDed Church in America
Rolling Hills Community Church
407-886-7664
Religious/Biblical Sdence
Bible School of Apopka
407-644-1)93
IDMR
407.644-0193
Seventh-day Adventist
Apopka Seventh-day Advenutis
407.889-2812
Flonda bLving Church
407-788-7591
ForestLake
407-8694680
Franco-Haian
417.296-41368
Geness Spanish
407.754.9993
Maranaha Sienth-day Advietis
4J7..--1N4I0
Mouna Olie
407-8860430
Pin Hall
447-291-4816
Plknouit-Soarmo
407-8840595
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232 W. Michael Gidden Blvd.
Apoxpka. Floriti 32703

All Seasons
Pest Control
435 W. Man Street
Apopka, FL 32712
407-885-0204

Apopka's 'lant Outlet
2177 N. Rok Springs Rd.
Apopka, FL407-814-1144
One Stop Garden Center
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Hermani Engelmann
Greentouses, Inc.
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Apopka Wellk Pump, Inc.
Specializing inrubmersible
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Apopka: 407486-1273
Lake County: 32-483-0779
Center of Faith Ciurch, Inc.
A Family Mivu,, v
Services:
Sun. 10 a.m., Sin. 6 p.m.
Thurs., 7:30p.m.
698 Martin St., j popka
James Hicks, Pastor 4V7-464-9375
Harris Oil & Air
Conditioning Corp.
Fuel Servlce-Oil-Keosene
Diesel-Lubricatioo Oil
1100 S. Hwy. 441 (POBox 987)
Phones: 352-38342322
& 1-800-458-273

Stephen R. Lareau
Certified Public Accountanl
Serving Apopka Since 1980,

407-886-2597

Loomis Funeral
Home Inc.
Quality Service at reasonable
prices from a family that care
420 W. Main St., Apopka
James R. Loomis, Funeral Diretor
407-880-1007


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Apopka Aluminum & VVAL A T Nelson's Insurare
Screen Inc. WAL-MART Services
Glass Rooms. Screen Rooms. 1700 S. Orange Blossom Tr. Bryan Nelson
Room Additions, Carports Apopka For all your insurance reds
Concrete Work. Pool Enclosures 47-889-8668 10 N. Park Ave., Apopn
Apopka 407-886-7504 40889-8668 1 407-8867553


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Chevrolet
15140 U.S. Highway 441
Eustis
352-343-2400


Bowen T*lo
Plumbing, Inc. -*w.o-

407-8 Ro89-0708

407-889-0708


Tom's Forklift Servite
Sales Service Rentals
407-464-3858* Fax: 407.886.955
1000 Ocoee Apopka Rd., Apope
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CAROLYN FINKUN, 8, Apop-
ka, died Wednesday, Augus 25. Ms.':
Finklin was bom in Aiken, Swth Car-
olina. Survivors: brothers, George,
James; several aunts art uncles.
Bakvwin-Farchild- Funera Home,
Apopka.

JOAN JEANETT' YAWN,
77 Apopka died Thursay, August
26 Mrs Yawn was bon in Winter
Park. She was a homernkei. Sur-
vios: son, Harvey dauter, Patn-
ca Clark sisters, Mar art Bumet.
Ruth Shadtx two grarichikden.
Bakhin-Farchild Funert Home,
Apopka.


See OBTUARIES laie 11A


SMILE AND GET BACK TO WORI
(See message above on the left.)

Put on then, as God's chosen ones, hol
and beloved, compassion, kindness, lowl
ness, meekness, and patience, forbearin
one another and, if one has a complain
against another, forgivingeach other.
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Church has new associate pastor


Pastor Joseph B. Esco-
bar. or Pastor Joe as he likes to
be called. is the ne'. associate
pastor at Sabbath Grace Fel-
low ship. Apopka. ser' ing with
Pastor Terry Pooler. Pastor Joe
is no stranger to Apopka. He
did his pastoral internship in
Apopka in 1996.
"Pastor Joe brings to Sab-
bath Grace Fellow ship rich pas-
toral experience of 17 years."
a spokesperson said. "Pastor
Joe is a down to earth spiritu-
al leader with a passion for hu-
manitarian service." His com-
munity service undertakings
include Sabbath Grace Fel-
lowship and Rotary Club proj-
ects. Pastor Joe and his wife,
Heather. are also active in giv-
ing back to other communities
overseas.
They are the co-founders


Pastor Joe Escobar is shown here with his family. (I-
r), back row. Summer and Joseph; front row, Tiffany,
Heather, and Soliel.


of the Summer House Orphan-
age Foundation. a 501cl 3) char-
ity, chartered to rescue orphans


in Central Amenca. South

See PASTOR Page 14A


Obituaries: James 'Jim' Pletcher, 31,

was Navy veteran, electrical engineer


Contired from page 10A


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Churches: Health seminars are scheduled


Continuedfrom page 10A

week lifestyle improvement
seminars are for people who
want to avoid and/or reverse
problems dealing with heart
disease, high blood pressure,
adult-onset diabetes, high cho-
lesterol and obesity.
The CHIP program, which
celebrated its 22nd anniversa-
ry this year, is the brainchild
of Dr. Hans Diehl, director of
the Lifestyle Medicine Insti-
tute of Loma Linda, California.
Diehl, a pioneer in the field of
healthy lifestyle medicine, got
his start as a program director
for the Nathan Pritikin Longev-
ity Center in California.
"I've said it before and I'll
keep saying it health is not
everything, but without it, ev-
erything is nothing," said Die-
ht. "Individuals can reverse
disease with a knife and fork.
They just have to know how.
You can take charge of your
ojvn health today."
"In just 5 weeks, you can
ItIrn simple, safe and practi-
cal ways to eat more and weigh
lt.s, decrease your risk for
hart attack, stroke and can-
car, normalize diabetes and
btood pressure and increase the
overall quality of your life,"
s;Iid Bodil Morris. Forest Lake
Church health ministries direc-
tqr. "The successful results of
this program have been pub-
likhed in peer-reviewed jour-
nals such as the American Jour-
neal of Cardiology. Most life-
style programs held in wellness
centers can cost you thousands
of dollars and require you to fly
to far-away places. The CHIP
program costs significantly less
with the same benefits, plus
you will have an on-going sup-
port system through the CHIP
alumni program at Forest Lake
Church."'
Morris says heart screen-
ings measuring cholesterol.
triglycerides, blood sugar and
other important parameters
will be provided for each par-
ticipant at the beginning and
end of the program to measure
health improvements. Healthy


There's


cooking demonstrations and
food samples will also be fea-
tured along with personalized
counseling and exercise tips
during the lecture series.
Patricia Nicholas, a For-
est Lake CHIP graduate. said
the program helped her lose
16 pounds and lower her cho-
lesterol level from 209 tol50.
"This program works," said
Nicholas. "1 feel better. I am
healthier and happier."
Forest Lake CHIP gradu-
ate Judy Gill was so dedicat-
ed to getting the program right
that she went through it twice.
"I lost 12 pounds the first go-
round, but wanted to pay closer
attention to all the great infor-
mation the second time," said
Gill.
"I wanted to integrate even
more positive lifestyle behav-
iors into my daily choices.
CHIP is not a diet, but a set of
comprehensive lifestyle chang-
es meant to last a lifetime!"
To learn more about Forest
Lake Church's 2010 Fall CHIP
session, contact its director,
Gracie Blair, at 407-579-5600.
Individuals can also attend any
one of three upcoming CHIP
information sessions to be held
Sunday, Monday and Tuesday,
September 12. 13 and 14, at 7
p.m. in Forest Lake Church's
lower youth center.

Camp Cornerstone Youth
Outreach Ministry of St. Paul
A.M.E. Church of Apopka will
hold a Community Crime Pre-
vention Awareness March on
Labor Day. Monday. Septem-
ber 6, beginning at 9 a.m.
Organizers are inviting
others to jqin in the march, in-
cluding churches. civic groups.
youth groups. clubs. and private
citizens. The march will be-
gin at St. Paul A.M.E. Church.
1012 S. Park Ave.. Apopka.
Those wishing to partici-
pate are asked to register by
Thursday. September 2. by call-
ing 407-889-4464 or by send-
ing an email to stpaulapopka(a
yahoo .con.

Anyone %wanting to learn


no dog-goned better place to
with Apopka sports than in


ijot mipopka Chief.

So, don't miss another issue


new ways to transform, change.
and live a healthier lifestyle
should attend a "revolution" of
the vegetarian kind at the For-
est Lake Church on Sunday,
September 26. from noon to 4
p.m.
The event will be held in
the church's upper youth cen-
ter. Forest Lake Church in lo-
cated at 515 Harley Lester
Lane in Apopka across from
firehouse #13 on SR 436.
The "revolution" is be-
ing sponsored by the church's
health ministries department
and will focus on learning
about a total vegetarian life-
style and tasting delicious food
samples.
"There is a food revolu-
tion happening in this coun-
try," says Monica Tschickardt,
ARNP and a main coordina-
tor of the event. "People today
are more aware of fat, salt and
sugar in their diets and are try-
ing to cut back in those areas.
Restaurants are responding by
putting more healthful dishes
on their menus. Food manufac-
turers are following the trend
by taking out trans fats and
the high fructose corn syrup in
many products. They're also
developing new ones including
whole grain pastas and more
soy-based meat alternatives."
While Tschickardt believes
such trends are steps in the
right direction, she says people
need to take it to the next lev-
el to experience optimal health.
"That's what this event is all
about," she said. "It's learn-
ing to live a totally plant-based
food lifestyle no meat, dairy,
cheese or eggs and watching
the sugar and salt, too."
"Many might think 'well,
that sounds boring and taste-
less.' or 'I don't have time to
stick to a lifestyle like that.'"
said Bodil Morris, ARNP and
Forest Lake Church's health
ministries director. "But
they're wrong. If they'll just
come and experience this revo-
lution on September 26. those
myths and others will be put to
rect for good."
Morris says booths will be


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set up at the event dealing with
plant-based proteins, carbo-
hydrates and fats. Individuals
will learn how to make healthy,
easy lunches and healthful des-
serts as well as the latest in
crock-pot vegan cooking. Free
food samples will also be avail-
able at each booth.
Area vegetarian restau-
rants, bakeries and markets
will also be at the revolution.
Those scheduled to have food
samples and meals for sale in-
clude Florida Hospital's Lake-
side Caf6, The Garden Cafe,
and Ethos Caf6. Raphsodic Co-
operative Company's vegan
bakery will be on the premises
with vegan cookies, cakes and
other baked goods.
Essential Health Market in
Forest City will also be show-
casing its products.
"There will be something
for everyone," said Morris.
"We also hope to have a spe-
cial puppet show for the kids,
teaching them the advantages
of living a vegetarian lifestyle.
So bring your appetite and be
prepared to join the vegetari-
an food revolution. Your health
will be glad you did!"


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.,as N ,n in Lancaster Califormia. He
a s : acned many of Central Fori-
ca s soccer clubs. He was a mem-
:e- of River Run Ctnrsan Church
- C*2u;iota. Swvors: former wife,
Y'c.y daughters Coleen. Catin
Y''ear.an Stannon son Sean: par-
e'-:s Dona! ana Clara Apopka. sis-
:er Eueen Wintei Spnngs All Faiths
Memorial Park Casselberry

JENNIFER M. WALKER. 75
Sonento died Tuesday August 31.
Mrs Walkef reteed as a nurse from
Fionda Hospital Oflando and Water-
man She was born in England. Sur-
vi%,s sister Tnsha Vanstone, Can-
on Stokes England: brother, David


Medland. Kansas: sons, Derek A.
New Dennis J. New. both of Apop-
ka Donald E. New. California; four
grandchildren' six great-grandchil-
dren. Loomrs Family Funeral Home
and Cremation Service, Apopka.

JAMES "JIM" RAY PLETCH-
ER. 31. Apopka. died Friday. August
27. Mr. Pletcher was an electrical en-
gineer for Lockheed Martin. He was
a Navy veteran He was a member
of the Motorcycle Club. He attend-
ed Trinity Baptist Church of Apopka.
Survivors: wife. Joanna: sisters, Cin-
dy. Came. both of North Carolina.
Loomis Family Funeral Home and
Cremation Service, Apopka.


JoanJeanette Yawn
Nswmskr 11, 1932 AuCt 26,2010
Joan Jeanette Yawn. 77, ofApopka, FL passed away Thursday, August 26,
2010. She was born November 11, 1932 in Winter Park, FL
She is survived by her son, Harvey Yawn; daughter, Patricia Clark;
grandson, Christopher Wilkins; granddaughter, Tiffany Cark; sisters, Margaret
Burnett and Ruth Shadix. She is preceded in death by her
husband, Jerry Yawn; father, James (Jim) Richards: mother, '
Mattie Richards; brother, Buddy Richards; sisters, Juanita Lee
and Ouida Laing.
A gathering for family and friends will be held Tuesday, September h
1st from llam-12noon at Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, Apopka ..
Chapel with a funeral service beginning at 12noon. Interment will *
follow at Highland Memory Gardens, Apopka. I
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lake & .I
Sumter Hospice Foundation, 2445 Lane Park Rd., Tavares, FL
32`'8. Arrangements were handled by BALDWIN FAIRCHILD t
FUNERAL HOME, APOPKA CHAPEL 601 N. Park Ave.
Apopka, Florida 32712 407-886-1461. Please view and sign
the family guestbook at www.baldwinfairchild.com :



Angela Gay Rich
March 17,1963 -August 31,2010
Angela Gay Rich, age 47, of Apopka,
passed away Tuesday, August 31, 2010. Born
March 17, 1963 in Gladwin, Michigan and
moved to Central Florida in 1970. She was a
Nursery Worker and a member of New Vision
Community Church.
Mrs. Rich was preceded in death by par-
ents Gerald and Ruth Ann Palmateer; stepfather
Robert Yowlert owler, Sr. and brother Robert Yowler,
Jr. Mrs. Rich is survived by her loving husband
Richard Rich of Apopka; daughter Jessica (Chris)
Nelson of Apopka; sons Kyle (Kimberly) Lampp
of Astatula and Joshua Ralmateer of Apopka; stepdaughter Ashley Rich
of Apopka; sisters Pamela Palmateer of Michigan, Penny Gary of Apopka
and Lori Palmateer of Ocala; brothers Rick Palmateer and jess Palmateer
both of Ocala; stepbrothers Kenny Yowler of Arizona and Gary Yowler
of Michigan; stepsister Elaine Copeland of Arizona; 4 grandchildren, C)
Nelson, Bradley Nelson, Tyler Nelson and Dylan Rich.
A Memorial Service will be held Friday, September 03, 2010 at
1:30 PM at New Vision Community Church, 3927 W. Orange Blossom
Trail, Apopka. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Vitas Hos-
pice Care, 2201 Lucerne Way, Suite 100, Maitland, Florida 32751, (407)
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1. Auto Sales
2. Car Wash
3. Auto Repair
4. Tires .
5. Pre-Owned Auto Sales

6. Motorcycle / ATV Sales_

7. Oil Changes



8. Banquet Facility
9. Caterer
10. Photographer I Photography Studio_


SPECALYSRIE


11. Travel Agent
12. Dry Cleaner-
13. Pest Control
14. Day Care Center.


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15. Local Band I Performer

16. DJ
17. Local Newspaper

18. Church Worship Band / Group




19. Best Corporate Citizen_
20. Best Local Politician_
21. Person Who Most Exemplifies Apopka


22. Hometown Hero


23. Coach
24. Teacher_________
25. Principal
26. Private School_

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27. Real Estate Agent

28. Real Estate Broker

29. Real Estate Franchise_

30. Mortgage Company

31. Rental Apartment I Condo Community

32. Housing Community

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33. Barber Shop
34. Hair Salon_
35. Nail Salon_
36. Day Spa


BALLOT REGULATIONS
ALL NOMINATIONS MUST: Pertain to people,
places, services and businesses with an Apopka or
Northwest Orange County address.
PLEASE specify location If business has more than
one locality. No more than 3 categories can be voted
on for any one restaurant..
Must fill In a minimum of 10 categories
Only one ballot per customer either mailed or hand
delivered will be accepted. One ballot vote per
e-mail address.


37. Therapeutic Massage


38. Gym I Health Club

39. Yoga I Pilates Studo_____
40. Tanning Salon
41. Golf & Country Club___

42. Dance Studio



43. Accounting I CPA_

44. Tax Prep
45. Bank
46. Credit Union
47. Financial Planner_____

48. Law Office / Law Firm_

49. Insurance Agency, Specific Local_


COSTRCINH M IMPROVMENT


50. Air Conditioning & Heating_


51. Cabinets
52. Carpet/ Tile/ Flooring.


53. Carpet Cleaning-
54. Hardware I Home Improvement Store_

55. Garage Doors
56. Home Builder____
57. General Contractor_
58. Plumbing
59. Landscape / Lawn Maintenance_

60. Pool / Screen Installation or Repair-


61. Roofing n
62. Window Treatments.


63. Physician I Doctor's Office_

64. Dentist I Dental Office_

65. Eye Doctor____,__
66. Nursing I Rehab Center_

67. Assisted Living Facility_
68. Home Health Service
69. Physical Therapy Center____
70. Chiropractor Office_
71. Pharmacy

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72. Jewelry Store
73. Consignment Shop.
74. Gift Shop
75. Florist__
76. Wine Liquor
77. Thrift Shop
78. Pawn Shop
79. Antiques


80. Furniture I Appliances
81. Men's Clothing
82. Women's Clothing
83. Eyewear
84. Mattresses/Bedding

85. Books I Magazines

86. Nursery I Garden Center_


87. Office Supplies.
88. Supermarket


89. Favorite Store Overall


FOOD DIN


90. Barbecue_
91. Asian_
92. Italian_
93. Mexican/Latin/Carribbean

94. Seafood
95. American I Homestyle

96. Fast Food_
97. Sandwich I Sub Shop
98. Ice Cream I Frozen Treat


99. Appetizer
100. Side Dish
101. Dessert
102. Breakfast_
103. Lunch Special
104. Early Bird_______
105. Dinner Under $10_
106. Sandwich I Burger
107. Ribs
108.Pizza
109. SushI
110. Chicken Wings
111. Cup of Coffee______________
112. Best Dish on Any Menu_________

113. Best Restaurant Overall

114. Best Place to Watch "The Big Game"___

115. Best Happy Hour_



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117. Pet Kennel_
118. Veterarian / Veterinary Facility


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Rubio: Candidate
Continued from page 1A

cancer in 1993. -he started her Farm Credit
career in tha' state. In 1999. ,he moxed to
Farm Credit or Central Florida and began
V'.rking in the Apopka ofnce Soon after
mo' ing to the area. Thomas became active
in the Action Chapter. rening in various
local and ,state FNGI.A positions.
Rubio. who i- running for the Senate
,seat formerly held by Mef Martinez against
now-independent Go\. Charlie Cnst and
Democrat Kendrick Meek. served in the
Florida House of Representatives from


The Apopka Chief, September 3, 2010, Page 13A

gave six-point plan to aid agricultu


2000 to 200A8. ,.hen he termed out. Dur- them ri hed in m% house and four of them
ing that time. he .en.ed a maor-1nt, whip. %%ere under the age of 10." Since then. he's
majority leader and weakerker of the house. been collecting Ideas to Reclaim America
Rubio traveled the *tate .olicitinm and told the local growers about his six
ideas to ,trengihen F!onda and published va\s to help Florida's agricultural cornm-
the best in a book titled 100 Innovative munitv.
Ideas for Florida's Future. All 100 ideas "Florida's farms are an in, valuable part
were passed b% the Flonda House and 5" of our state and national economies." he
of them ultimately became la%%. said Rubio. said. "As the nation's frgest industry it is
When he started his run for the Senate. necessary that farmer be protected from
Rubio said he had no idea s hat to expect. an overreaching government and unfair
"I began this campaign 30 or 40 points taxes that st tinre growth and pofitability.
do\wn in the polls. The only people %%ho
thought I had a chance to %%in most of See RUBIO Page 14A




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and is looking for the Biggest Roach in Apopka


Congratulations to All
Seasons Pest Control
for celebrating their 25th
anniversary serving Apopka.
"We'd like to thank all of our
loyal pest control and retail
customers for letting us
serve you," said Wayne and
Terry Levesque, owners of
All Seasons Pest Con-
trol. "Without you, none of
this is possible."
While celebrating, All
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Roach in Apopka 2010. If
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or $100 cash, enter All
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in .Apopka' contest. You can
bring in any type of roach.
The contest begins Septem-
ber 15, 2010 and ends Sep-
tember 30, 2010. The prize
will be awarded and pictures
taken October 4th, 2010 at
All Seasons Pest Con-
trol.
We've had quite a few
entries in the past," says Ter-
ry,"and many people stop by
just to see the current 'Big-
gest Roach in Apopka.' We
really do have a lot of fun
with this contest."
All Seasons Pest
Control was started on


July 1. 1985."It's been a long
haul with much persever-
ance," said Wayne. "When
we started our business, we
literally had only a handful
of customers. Terry worked
nights for two years to
support the family while I
worked each day building
the business. Together, we
have built this business day
to day, earning one customer
at a time," said Wayne.
All Seasons Pest
Control offers a variety
of indoor pest control ser-
vices that are done annu-
ally, quarterly, or one-time
as needed, which includes
rodent services, bee service,
and termite control. Their
most popular service is
their money saving Termite
& Pest Control combo pack.
This package offers protec-
tion from both termites and
those pesky insects at a dis-
counted rate for a full year
and can be renewed annually.
They also offer a one-time
lawn treatment for insects.
All Seasons Pest
Control also has an on-line
Do-It-Yourself Pest Control
retail store. You can either
go directly to it at www.
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visit their service Web site
at www.allspc.com and click


on the link. Whether it's for
indoor, outdoor, attics or
crawl spaces, AIL Seasons
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problem has been identified,
a product will be chosen
and professional advice will
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mistakes made by consum-
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read and follow the label di-
rections.
Different insects require
different types of products
and treatments. Just buying a
can of bug spray and spray-
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With 32 years of expe-
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their office located at 435
W. Main Street, Apopka, call
407-886-0204, or visit their


Pictured above is All
Seasons Pest Control
owner, Wayne Levesque.
Wayne and his wife, Terry
Levesque, are proud to
own one of the leading pest
control companies in the
area, providing dependable,
effective pest control with
excellent customer service
and professionalism.


Web site at www.allspc.
com. And don't forget to
keep your eye open for that
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Contmkued from page 13A

Rubio's rirst idea is to stand up to the
En ironmental Protection Agency on nu-
menc nutnents the numeric amount of
phosphorus or nitrogen that is allowed in a
bod, of after.
Florida currently has a narrative stan-
dard for nutrients., meaning that the amount
of phosphorus and nitrogen cannot disturb
the flora or fauna.
Due to en% ironmental groups suing the
EPA in 2008. Florida is facing the federal


imposition of "\hat Rubio called economi-
call% damaging numeric nutrient standard,
on its lakes and riders.
Idea number t\\o is to promote eco-
nomic growth and job creation through
trade. reducing barriers to free and fair
trade. the candidate said.
Rubio's third idea is to present a
capital gains tax hike, which. the candi-
date .aid. not onlh affects those \%ho make
mone% on investments. but also small busi-
nesses and farms.
Permanently\ ending the death ta\ is


the fourth idea \\hi!e the ifth is reform of
America's foreign pvst and di' ..,c sane>
tions.
Inspectors must N, gi en the iooIs t
identify\ threats from plain ":..1 a.'.d dl.,is
eases otffhore and .ie! \. i a- -. .s need-
ed. Rubio said.
The last idea is ni.ichi:n sea.vh
grants for agricultui
Curreni!. the!, ar.' m.ie than h 00
research projects u'ldeil \\.t \ designed to
prio\ ide shonl- and long-teii solutions 1o1
citnirus canker and givenin


Center: The poor economy has slowed town center's pace


Cont ied from page 1A

The poor economy has
slo%%ed the original pace of the
town center, but Wrenn said
%with the citN working on the
project now. it will paN off in
the future when the economy


improves. "You're actually
well positioned from a timing
standpoint. Now is the time for
opportunity .'" It %w ill likely be at
least tw o ears before ground is
broken on the town center. but
the specifics of the project will
become much clearer over the


next 12 months.
"It's tough to predict that."
said Richard Anderson. the
cit\ 's chief administrati e offi-
cer. \\ hen a member of the pub-
lic asked about a possible time
\hen the town center would
open. "We do want to move it


as qtickl as \\c can. We want
to get the attention of folks \\ho
w ant to come in and inM\ st. The
cit\ "ill do e\ ern thing up front
for the infrastructure. I \\ill
.sa\ this: If the right company\
came across tomorrow., e'd
be read\ to go."


Pastor: Entire family became U.S. citizens in 1974


Continued frompage 11 A

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port to non-governmental or-
ganizations, and child welfare
government agencies in oth-
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of Better Care Network, UNI-
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His background includes
two undergraduate degrees and
graduate level work in theol-
ogy, business administration.
strategic marketing. policy.
ethics, leadership development
and international commerce.


Pastor Joe is also a certified
charity advisor and profession-
al life coach.
He was born in Bogo-
ta, Colombia. His family emi-
grated in 1965 to Queens. New\
York "shortly after the Beatles
but our family was not received
with the same fan-fair as the


Fab Four." the pastor said. His
entire family\ became natural-
i/ed United States citizens in
1974.
Pastor Joe has resided in
Florida for the past 22 \ears
and is devoted to his \\wife and
children. Heather. Summer.
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Making This Right


Beaches


Claims

Cleanup

Economic Investment

Environmental
Restoration

Health and Safety
Wildlife


No oil has flowed into the Gulf for weeks. But we know this is just the
beginning of our work. BP has taken full responsibility for the cleanup
in the Gulf and that includes keeping you informed.

Restoring Gulf Communities
We can't undo this tragedy. But we can help people get back on their feet.
We have been working with impacted communities since day one.

Partnering with local governments and community organizations, my job is
to listen to people's needs and frustrations and find ways to help. We have
19 community centers and teams in four states, listening and helping.

Restoring The Economy
BP is here in Gulf communities with shrimpers, fishermen, hotel and
restaurant owners, helping to make them whole.

More than 120,000 claim payments totaling over $375 million have
already gone to people affected by the spill. We have committed a
$20 billion independent fund to pay all legitimate claims, including lost
incomes until people impacted can go back to work. And none of this
will be paid by taxpayers.

BP has also given grants of $87 million to the states to help tourism
recover and bring people back to the Gulf beaches.

Restoring The Environment
We're going to keep looking for oil and cleaning it up if we find it. Teams
will remain in place for as long as it takes to restore the Gulf Coast.

And we've dedicated $500 million to work with local and national scientific
experts on the impact of the spill and to restore environmental damage.

Thousands of BP err.oljovees have their roots in the Gulf. We support
over 10,000 jobs in the region and oeoole here are our neighbors We
know we haven't always been perfect, but we will be here until the oil
is gone and the people and businesses are back to normal. We will do
everything we can to make this right.


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hotel and restaurant owners who live and work here.
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teams and ,'e regu-
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week. Tre Blue Darters
and tne Mustangs .*
r- zth Lake *?.' ey


and DeLand. 'es:e- .e-
ly. before 'a '-- each
c-re Friday. Sec'e--"-e'
10. in:re District6A-5
: e'-e- for -.: *' teams.
Wekiva will host 're
Blue Da"e's for '-a': o-
ca rlvary game.


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September 20` 0 P1 c 1B







Sports


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Apopka hosts Patriots in opener


By John Peery
Apopka Chieft bij,

When Apopka and Lake Brantley
meet in football as hJ,:. V.Al today. Friday .
September 3. you can be assured that the
team that runs the ball more successtull%
will walk a. a' the inner.
After all. both the HIlu Darters and
ScPaitriots hase a
lain. hi store of
strong running
games. When the
subject of domi-
nant rushing at-
tacks comes up
in Central Flor-
ida, those two
programs would
Apopka coach Rick qualify as poster
Darlington children.
But, things may
be thai,_in,_ just a bit, at least on the Lake
Branrlc' side.
In a 20-0 victory over the Wekiva
Mustar .,g last week in the preseason
Kickoff Classic, all three Lake Brantley


touchdowns "were scored on p-,-ui. play's
Heck. even the Blue Darters got into the
scoring act thri',uh the air as p ipk.'s nirt
two touchdowns against Oak Ri'.-: last
week were passes from quarterback Keon
Brooks to receiver S john Lillh
[L., ,ntime Lake Brantles coach George
Clayton %was nonchalant about the tuss
over his team's sudden passing prowess.
but he did sa, that his two quarterbacks.
Jordan Strittmatter and Connor McGrath.
and wide receiver Pierre Youngblood-Ar\
have combined to give the Patriots a dan-
gerous passing game.
"He's a legitimate receiver." Clayvton
said about Youngblood-Arv. The senior has
verbally committed to the Big Ten's North-
western and also has offers from Rice and
Memphis of Conference USA.
Strittmatter and McGrath are also se-
niors. "We have two good quarterbacks."
Clayton said. "I really don't know who my
starter is. It will come down to Thursday
(to determine a starter). Both are seniors.
good athletes with good arms and they're
great kids."
You will get no argument from Apop-


Who: Lake Brantrly Patriots (0-0
overall 0-0 Dist. 6A-3) at Apopka
Blue Darters (0-0 overall; 0-0 Dist.
6A-5)
When: Today, Friday, September
3. 7:30 p.m.
Where: Apopka High School's
Roger Williams Field
Why: Non-district, non-Metro
Conference game
Cost: $6 at the gate; presale to-
day, 7:30-2:45, AHS front office;
also, booster passes may be
picked up at the north pass gate
or near the AHS home conces-
sion stand

ka coach Rick Darlington.
"They're as good as always." he said
about the Patriots. "They'll be prepared.
and they seem to be throwing the ball ef-
fectively."
And. despite the Blue Darters' 47-25

See APOPKA Page 7B


Mustangs begin season at DeLand


Who: Wekiva Mustangs
(0-0 overall; 0-0 Dist.
6A-5) at DeLand Bull-
dogs (0-0 overall; 0-0
Dist. 6A-2)
When: Today, Friday,
September 3, 7 p.m.
Where: DeLand's Spec
Martin Stadium
Why: Non-district, non-
Metro Conference game
Cost: $6 at the gate


Wekiva falls

to Patriots
By Neal Fisher
Apopka Chief Staff

The more things change,
the more they stay the same.
Or at least it seemed that
way when the Wekiva High
football team entered its fourth
season of competition against
Lake Brantley Friday. August
27. Once again, Wekiva began
its season, as well as another
game. with little passion and
awareness, leading to the team


See WEKIVA Page 9B


By Neal Fisher
Apopka Chief Staff

When the Wekiva football
team opens its 2ii11 season
tonight, Friday, September 3,
against DeLand on the road
for the second year in a row, it
finds itself on the brink of d6jh
vu, meaning for head coach Ty
Parker, the situation is eerily
reminiscent of last year.
The season opener, which
begins at 7 p.m. at Spec Martin


Memorial Stadium, 260 E. Eu-
clid Ave., DeLand, once again
follows a disappointing loss to
Lake Brantley in the preseason
Kickoff Classic.
Last season, not only did
the Mustangs fail in a bid -to
start the regular season with a
higher quality of play as it at-
tempted to navigate a string of
four consecutive playoff teams,
the team carried out the worst

See MUSTANGS Page 10B


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Wekiva coach Ty Parker


Wekiva quarterback Greg Arnheim runs from a Lake Brantley defender.


Qua Barnes led all rushers with 117 yards during Apopka's
47-25 preseason victory over Oak Ridge.



Preseason win not


pretty for Darters


By John Peery
Apopka Chief Staff

The numbers on the
scoreboard said the Apopka
Blue Darters had a pretty
successful preseason Kickoff
Classic. But, despite the 47-
25 victory, the man in charge
of the Apopka football pro-
gram wasn't happy with his
team's performance.
"We played horribly."
said Apopka coach Rick Dar-
lington.
"We've been practicing
very, very well, but we played


in a totally different manner
than which We ltiiiL eld We
totally tgot ci-\ci thing we
learned."
Without a doubt, the sec-
ond half was much better for
the Blue Darters as Apopka
overcame a 19-13 Oak Ridge
lead at halftime, oulotwring
the Pioneers 34-6 over the fi-
nal two quarters.
The Blue Darters opened
the second half by ci w ering
an onside kick, giving Apop-
ka some immediate momen-

See DARTERS Page 8B


Elks golf tourney set


Local golfers will once
again have reason to shine
their clubs and polish their
shoes when they (ongreg,.ie
at the Old Mt. Dora Golf Club
for the C.M. "Mac" Walters
Sr. annual tournament later
this month.
Honoring the memory of'
C.M. "Mac" Walters Sr. and
his desire to play an active
role in issues in,,ls ing the
youth of the community, as
well as the role he played as
a part of the Elks I ,ldgc. the
tournament is urg.ni/ed by
Apopka Elks Lodge 2422. It


is scheduled for Sunday, Sep-
tember 26, at the Old Mt Dora
golf club. Tee-time for the
seventh annual event is set for
8 a.m. Re i,tratlion will begin
one hour earlier.
All proceeds from the
event are donated to the Elks
Youth Camp and the Elks
Children Therapy Serices,
"A basic function of the
Elks is to provide for the
handicapped and other less
fortunate as a part of the idea
of wcringi the community

See GOLF Page 48


'Fudraser drasgabot 500peopl


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The Wekiva Sp1' n Strutters. the local
chapter of the National \kId Turkey Fed-
eration. held a fundraising banquet Au-
gust 21 at the Apopka Community Cen-
ter VFW About 500 people attended the I
11th anniversary banquet and auction.
The NWTF promotes conservation and
preservation of the Constitution s sec-
ond amendment. The Strutters have been
the No. I chapter in the nation for the
past five years. In the picture above, chap-
ter ='re,'dent Lou Haubner speaks. while
in the picture at the right. Chnsty Bieber
holds Bella. a Jack Russell terr er that was
auctioned off for S800.


Teams need some


positives from games


The preseason Kickoff
Classic games are history and
there were some good and
not-so-good outcomes from
the games for the Apopka and
\eki'%a football teams. And
I'm not just talking about the
final scores.
While I didn't see Weki-
\a's 20-0 loss to Lake Brant-
ley. the Mustangs. hopefully.
can find some positives from
the fact that the second half
was a 0-0 draw "tL r the Patri-
ots led 20-0 at halftime.
The shutout loss. een
in the preseason _arn_ has to
be "- -i -.; d -rrp. ,inlr,. for
Weki a. While giving up three
touchdov. ns in one half is not
v. here tears '; ant to be. keep-
in it at tha le', el for the entire
game is not the .orst '-
in the 'Ard P Idake B'-.
alv. a) i ha. a pY-tent offense
and holding the PF .m"lots to 20
r. '" u^a'...dl c:.es the op-
p nent a chance to i, aik a'.. a.

*.as *,em' unusual for Lake
Brantle. to ha'e three touch-
do;xn -lia the plass and none
on The .' e 7
The Mustangs. however.


John Peery
Peery's Extra Points

must look inward and deter-
mine that improvement is their
only option. even if the wins
do not come for a while.
These young men and
their coaches work too hard all
year long. e, p.. 'i.: in the hot
summer months -,hen there is
no cheering crowd and the Fri-
day Night Lights are replaced
bh the ..!',r.. t i :.;. sun.
Being fcK used on Friday
nights v.hen there is an oppo-
nent to be played is hat sepa-
rates the good teams from the
great ones. and the Mustangs
must play that Aa} e'.cer time
from the -:" r.. -kickoff of
ever. game
As uua;l. I as at the
Apopka game and for the Blue

See PEP Page 11 B


DISTRICT 6A-5 STANDINGS,
RESULTS AND SCHEDULE
Team 6A-5 PF PA All PF PA
Apopka 0-0 0 0 0-0 0 0
East RBie 00 0 0 0-0 0 0
Ocoee 0-0 0 0 0-0 0 0
Oympa 0-0 0 0 0-0 0 0
Soult Lake 0- j 0 (1 0-0 0 0
Wekiva 0.0 0 0 0-0 0 0
Wev Orae 0-0 0 0 00 0 0
Lest week's pfeseson resultM
Apopka 47, Oak Rode 2S
La"k Brasnney 20, Weklvs 0
Wrr' Via n Pa 17
La' M a t 1 7..' 'ar 0
Ca' P4 V" -0 0 -'"13 lThu r

This wk s regulat smon games
Wi> 1a &I DeLand
Eay Rldge a' SoAuthi Su e'
E7Yf'r-,a a!


DISTRICT GA-6 STANDINGS.
RESULTS AND SCHEDULE
TW m 6A PF PA AN PF PA
m 0-0 & 0 0 0-0 00



LAst weeks preseason results
Apopka 47. Oak Rdge 25
Ey i '5 C .'s '3

-, -." 'Aj 22 F-w- 20

Ths weeks reguLar -MoS gems


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I


Q. What time is the Wekiva-DeLand football game
scheduled to begin?
A. Because it's a DeLand home game. the contest
As kick ofi at 7 p.m. Tcda\. Friday September 3, at
,,e Bui.cogs home field. Spec Martin Stadium on
Euc ,c Avenue. Volusia County schools begin their
games 30 minutes earlier than most other counties
The rest of Wekiva's games will begin at 7 30 p.m.


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The Apopka Chief, August 27, 2010, Page 2B


Race: Emory Healtthcare 500
Where: Atlarta 'actor Szeec'.'ay
When: S.-rda,. 7:30 c.-". ET
TV: ESPN
2009 winner: Kasej Kahne night ,


Race: Great Clips 300
Where: Atlanta Motor Speedway
When: Saturday. 6:30 p.m. (ET
TV ESPN2
2009 winner: Kevin Harvick


Race: Built Ford Tough 225
Where: Kentucky Speedway
When: Fnday. 7:30 p.m. (ET)
TV. SPEED
2009 winner: Ron Homaday


On and off the track: 'Will the real NASCAR driver please stand up?'


Sometimes, when watching how
NASCAR drivers react off the track
compared to how they behave behind
the wheel, the old TV game show "To Tell
the Truth" comes to mind.
At tihe end of the game show, where a
celebrity panel tries to decide which of the
three people before them is the central
chrnacter and which two are impostors, the
- host asks: "Will the real (the central char-
icter's numnc) please stind up'?"
.'lfl (ord(lon, who usually is as pleasant
and professional is can be outside the car,
is at times a tiger behind the wheel.
So which is the real Jeff Gordon?
Here's what he had to say about the dif-
ferences in drivers off the track and on.
"I always like to think that on the race
track that's kind of your alter ego," he said,
adding that the environment on the track
affects behavior. "When you put the ittensi-
ty that goes on inside the race car, especial-
ly at a place like Bristol ... the patience
level, the frustration level, is to me equally
as intense us it's ever been."
iHe said that it's not just race drivers
who get put in situations where a different
side of their personality comes out.
"If you're in a calm, controlled environ-
mIent. then your emotions and your person-
ality is going to reflect on that," he said.
"You go into a highly intense environment
with a lot ot'f pressuree. i competitive
intense en'vironnment, it's going to affect
your personality and how you react to
thingss"
But (Gordon said the bottom line answer
is that the person behind the wheel is clos-
or to whoi n driver really is.


"I think you really find out truly who you
are in those moments, probably more so
than you do outside the race car in a more
controlled environment," he said.
Racing also has a way of affecting rela-


Jeff Gordon, dnver of the No. 24 DuPont Chevrolet,
leads the field during July's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona
International Speedway. (NASCAR photo)


tionships between drivers. People who
might otherwise find lots in common and
get along well end up with strained rela-
tions because of situations that occur on
the track.
Kevin Harvick said that's true of him
and Carl Edwards, a driver he's had a run-
in or two with over the years.
"Sometimes I just think people don't see
eye-to-eye on things," he said. "I enjoy rac-
ing on the race track with Carl (Edwards)
and that is all that matters.
"It doesn't really matter if he likes me or
if I like him, and I think we both race each
other, and off the race track doesn't really
matter as long as on the race track we race
hard and enjoy racing with each other."
Edwards, who has had several on-track
incidents with Brad Keselowski this season
including intentionally wrecking him two
times, also talked about the differences in
the way a driver acts inside and outside his
race car.
Interestingly, the in-car side of the usual-
ly affable Edwards seemed to come out
when asked to discuss the subject.
"It's really simple," he said. "I treat
everyone the way they treat me. I'm not
going to let somebody take advantage' of
me. That's all there is to it. I don't think
I've ever gone out and been the aggressor
of a situation or a bully or anything like
that, but I'm not going to let somebody
take advantage of me ...
"The people who know me and know
what I'm about, it makes pretty good sense
to them, but, for some reason, I guess some
people don't like that or don't understand
it."


Said wins in Montreal by a hair

It hasn't happened in a long time, but on
Sunday at Montreal an underdog driver and
team finally won a major NASCAR race.
Boris Said. the road course specialist.
drove an underfunded Ford owned by Robby
Benton to victory, defeating Max Papis in a
near photo finish at the end of the NAPA
Auto Parts 200 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.
The race saw many of the top contenders
drop out before the finish, but on the final
lap, Said. Papis and hometown favorite
Jacques Villeneuve were still in contention.
Said took the lead when Robby Gordon ran
out of gas with one lap to go. Then Papis
nosed into the lead on the next-to-last corner
only to see Said storm back in the final turn.
The two ran what amounted to a drag race
to the finish line with Said nosing ahead by
a .012-second margin. It was the closest
Nationwide finish on a road course and the
fifth closest overall in series history.
"I don't think we had the fastest car today,"
Said told reporters after the race. "But we
definitely had the smartest race strategy
with Scott Zipadelli as the crew chief, the
first time I ever worked with him.
"We had great communication. He called a
great race, and it was really about managing
the race track, managing your brakes.
"I'm shocked ... overwhelmed. I thought I
was going to cry. but I didn't."
It was his first Nationwide win after nine
years of trying. He has one Camping World
Truck Series victory, at Infineon Raceway in
1998, but otherwise had been shut out in
NASCAR competition.

Kyle Busch keeps on winning
Love him or hate him, it's hard to dispute
Kyle Busch's ability to win NASCAR races.
After sweeping the weekend at Bristol
Motor Speedway, Busch added a fourth-
straight NASCAR win
on Friday at
Chicagoland Speedway
in the EnjoyIllinois.com
225 Camping World
Truck Series races.
It was his fourth
truck triumph in nine
starts this season and it
gave him 17 major
NASCAR wins this sea-
son, including three in
Cup and 10 in the
Nationwide Series. Kyle Busch
Busch, driving his (NASCAR Photo)
own Kyle Busch
Motorsports Toyota, dominated the race,
leading three times for 121 laps, but he had
to hold off series points leader Todd Bodine
on a green-white-checkered-flag run to the
finish to seal the deal.
In his post-race interview, Busch acknowl-
edged that it takes more than a great driver
to run up the numbers he's posted this sea-
son.
"It comes down to a great team and great
equipment and stuff like that," he said. "I've
really been fortunate to be put in some of
these situations, and it's a lot of fun to do it."

Smith re-signs to drive No.78
Colorado-based Furniture Row Racing has
signed driver Regan Smith to a contract
extension that will keep him in the No. 78
Chevrolet through the 2012 season.
The 26-year-old New York native is 30th
in points with a best finish of 14th at
Atlanta Motor Speedway earlier this year.


'Sherman strikes again'as Atlanta loses NASCAR race


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A It t'n)itT prmni ttr .A "t I humpy" \I\"hei,hlr is orn 'ct
Inm iis a .-'ssiint, the mol-t .l .i"titiu-.nt thinli to ilx taken
fitun tie iet w -sct'hl hlle is that the Miidwest ha.- 'mphlo vl tIhe
Souithe'ast as the ti';al piint of NAS'CAR rannci
lI' pInt.-. ut that w'Iil tthe Sntith ai.i-.t is 'ItinI: a n : i at
ine of its ot'lrnelCtone track-.. tht, .-ear-ld .-\tlant.i Motior
Six,,le\a, v. the Midwest is -aining two. as well a. 'ias bhmn
thle t'opein .l race in the ch.imnpions lip-icidin- Cha .-t
At lanta. i's r. \\ctnt to Kentucky Spti\dw\vay near
inclimnnat. Auto Club Spicdx\vay in Califtn-ia lost a irace tr
lKani. SpI'\ae.xt andil the first Cha.se race tmnK-ed fromm
New iimshliin'r to Chwi.l-'I.
"It lik, Sheirn .in -triwk -tni." ( \ t 'l. d l ho~n'.. 'no
viwas an i'i\ ut'Vi o t'.SptIx\t',.i Mott )i--pi rt.-. tilt-' panrr.: ci.:--
panxy t'thl t .\ti lli t.t trick. buit let in t (di-put' ..ith th.-tir .I-;
Il-iton St I ith. .w he n.iht l :' I ',isiin tmt n-ox e .-iNc h \At l.i:a:.
maci' to Kentucky "A\d it in'nic th.it one of th',t, it-(io'rL- .:
NA(.'\CAK thl' .Atlant. ar'a.l. lt one t oit .- tw\. ,t mc.S.
"It's i sad thing Tihe' t.iprtIt of NAS( CAR is in Atlarnta.
amd Charlotte'. and her' wve'\e. almo\-t e.-nmasculatetd ,ei oI f
the track hat st.u-td tIile \vholt. thmle
lhtleler said that xwhr' not ,on-i n t.i NA.'CAR rio.--
weiv conaii'itratitd ill thI.' SoN uth't. :t i'th 'track.- in .Atlanta.
Charlotte. RHckintiham. Darlinzt, n. Norih Wilktsb)mn and
Martinsv-ille all litistini tx',o rac.!s apie., today the :-s -


on tracks is in the Midwest, where the NASCAR tracks
including Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Chicagoland
Speedway: Kansas Speedway, Michigan International
Speedway. and now Kentucky Speedway host races.
Wheeler also lumps Talladega Superspeedway in that
bunch since the Alabama track draws a large share of its
audience from north and west of the track.
Meanwhile. North Wilkesboro and Rockingham no longer
hoist NASCAR races, and Darlington and Atlanta have lost
one Sprint Cup race apiece.
While much of the justification for moving the race from
Atlanta centered on the empty seats at the March race,
many of the Midwest tracks. particularly Indianapolis
Motor Speedway: also have had trouble maintaining their
fan bhaos-s.
"If you take away another 25.000 or 30,000 from Indy, rm
not sure- you could make any money running a race there,"
Wheeler said.
Wheeler. like AMS president Ed Clark. said what AMS
needed most to fill its empty seats in March was a race date
later in the season. And they both point out that even an off
crwwd at the 124.000-seat AMS would more than fill many of
the other tracks on the circuit that have not lost race dates.
-Atlanta's problem has always been that its races have
i-i-n at the w-rmnz time of the year."Wheeler said. "When
V: u'r. ".within 250 miles of the Gulf of Mexico. March is a
t-rnhble ime to have a race. It's a gamble to run a race any-
vhe-re :r. the S.outh in March."
But he -aid that if Atlanta had the date that Kentucky
;*.-runti up .with, it would be- a much different story.
'A nezht race in July in Atlanta would be magnificent." he

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SPRINT CUP POINTS

1., Kevin Harvick
3,521; Leader
2. -Jeff Gordon
3,242; behind -279
3. Kyle Busch
3,170; behind -351
4. Carl Edwards
3,113; behind -408
5. Denny Hamlin
3,108; behind -413
6. Tony Stewart
3,107; behind -414
7. Jeff Burton .
3,101; behind -420.
8. Matt Kenseth
3,095; behind -426
9. Jimmie Johnson
3,077; behind -444
10. Kurt Busch
3,073; behind -448
11. Greg Biffle
3,055; behind -466
12. Clint Bowyer
2,920; behind -601


NUMERICALLY


SPEAKING



1 634 Points scored by
IUI Jimmie Johnson
in the past 11
Sprint Cup races at Atlanta Motor
Speedway, the most of any driver

509 Nationwide Seres driv-
ers who have run all
24 races this season

4 Average finish by Kevin
Harvick in the past five
Nationwide Series races
at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the
best of any driver
SWY,, I.t w
220 Laps led by Mike
220 Skinner in the past
five Camping World
Truck Series races at Kentucky
Speedway, the most of any driver


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The Apopka Chief, September 3, 2010, Page 3B


If a law enforcement
agency charges you with a
crime and this paper reports
that information, please no-
tify us within 90 days if the
charge is later dropped or
you are found not guilty by
the court. After verifying the
information. we will be happy
to publish it. Please send noti-
fication to The Apopka Chief.
P.O. Box 884). Apopka. 32704
or call the newsroom at 407-
886-2777.
In the px-rid r tnm August
2--0. the \Apopk Police IDc-
pa.nincnt rcLci'.Cd 1.196 sall
lir as-',ltan-.e. rcspondcd ti
.rashe~. iued 145 trattilh. ta-
Iionn-. arid iiiadc 2 arrest, tO
these arrests. tour x crc juICentle


12-.-:. ..'.n .'ca s_.n. contemnipt
. ,l ., b" not an -;.c.',ring s" m-
m.lons and petit theft st ,ffen'e.
Th. .:'inriv.,ng indi'. dual-
'.ere ar:-':cJ .rd Thargcd:
Roland Keith Canione.
33. 12: N. Chritirna A\e..
Ap,'pka. ;nmin '..hile license
suspen-:d habitual offender.
urri.' -g nder the influence ot
aloi,)hl or dru'g.
Br'.an Keith Rcaics. 33.
1619 Grand Isle Cr. 620B.
Orland,. (out )il count% x arrant.
Fabian C('ntreras. 29. 23'
I. 12th St Apopka. robhcr,
xx ith %% capon[
Ldmin Garcia II. 22. 1066
Timberline Rd... Apopka. pos-


Golf will aid local center


I his \car. HIope CoImmL-
it C('enter I(HCCi oif Apopka
', il celebrate the lite and con-
tributions ot Bob Peterson in
the group's fourth anni~al Hope
CommL'nit( Center Golf Tour-
namnent. w which % ill be held Oc-
tober I at ChampionsGate Golf
('Club.
"Before his death in No-
vember 2009. Peterson was a,
valuablee member of the HCC
golf committee. Prior to his
retirement in 2008, Peterson
dedicated Ills life to educating
and iiientoring young people
throughout Central Florida
both in the classroom and on
the athletic fields." an HCC
spokeswoman said.
"IoIr nearly three decades.
PCI'eIrson served as a chal-
lenging and inspiring history
teachIer, Imulti-sport coach and
athletic director at L[ake Brant-
Icy High School in Altamonte
Springs. In addition, he was a
volunteer coach and umpire
for West Seminole Pony Base-
ball L.eague, a volunteer coach
at St. Mary Magdalen School
and a loyal supporter of local
swiIming and water polo pro-
gramins."
All proceeds raised by\ the
charity tournament \\ill directly.
benefit the IHC('C college e Ac-
cess and Scholarship Program.i
which pros\ides much-needed
financial assistance to local
high school students for entry
to and tuition for Florida col-
leges.
"The funds raised through
their generosity \ of the event's
sponsors and golfers will gi\e
dedicated students the chance
to further their education and
better their future, an opportu-


nity they would not have oth-
erwise due to financial limita-
tions." said Karen Moran, the
College Access coordinator at
HCC. "Because Bob loved golf
almost as much as he loved ed-
ucating young people. we see
this tournament as the perfect
way to commemorate the im-
pact he made on thousands of
local youth during his life."
For the first time this year,
HCC has moved the event out
of the Apopka area to Champi-
onsGate Golf Club, just south
of the Disney World Resorts.
"We are thrilled to be host-
ing the tournament at Champi-
onsGate because it will allow
us to expand our support base
and to appeal to golfers who
wish to play at the renowned
International course at Cham-
pionsGate," said Grace Gonza-
les, director of development at
HICC.
The scramble-format tour-
nament costs S125 per golfer
or S450 per foursome, which
includes range balls, golf cart.
giveaways from sponsors and
dinner following the outing,
which starts at 12:30 p.m. on
October 1. Interested golfers
and sponsors can visit the HCC
xwebsite at wwv'v.offmn-hcc.org
or call 407-880-4673 for more
information and to register.
Hope CommUnity Center,
formerly known as The Office
for Farmworker Ministry, is a
community-based organization
founded in 1971. The Ministry
has \worked to meet the needs
of the ever-growing number
of farm worker and immigrant
families residing in Central
Florida. HCC is a 501 (c) 3 cor-
poration.


Police Beat


Build More. Spend Less.

ROu..T. iA


es.n orf CPn pa.zphe-nadia
X 2. po-e__io" of ..na -..u
no: r.o-e than 20 m.(
Bi.:-e Jo AJd r'. 3 5\ W.
-th St.. A>popka. baner ,do-
me t.:. ":;ence..
Cherei Bankson White.
i-'2- Cedar Gien Dr.. Apopk-a.
Jris in,: nder the influence of
alcohol or drua. failure to reg-
ister motor e chicle.
Denni. J \Warren. -~. 236t
Ridge Axe.. Clermont. pos>es-
sion of cocaine ith intent to
sell. cocaine traffic 2", rami-
less than 3li gram,. po,_,,esion
and.or use of narcotic equip-
ment. acera\ated assault on
officer tirenighter emergentcs
medical technician
Christopher William Noe.
24. 136 Ash\ille St.. Apopk.i.
dealing in stolen proper\ X 2.
Laquana N Sims. 24. 4'65
N. Pine Hills Rd.. Apopka. re-
sistine, w without \ violence.
Erica Denise Bruten. 35.
706 S. Boston Ct.. DeLand.
theft is S300 or more but less
than 55.000.
Santana M. Daniels. 22.
808 Oak Mount Ct.. DeLand.
theft is more than S300 but less
than S5.000.
Courtney Teeshal Land.
29. 505 E. Division St.. De-
Land, theft is more than S300
but less than S5,000 X 2.
Levi Columbus Thom-
as, 36. 460 Lake Bridge Ln..


S22 S. Highland A\e.. Apopka.
burgers of duxelling unarmed
no :s-ault
Cesar Cha\e: Nunez. 32.
10,i Can\on \\a\. Apopka.
non-.ox ing traffic violation.
T\esha Ke\ante N Ed-
wards. 21. 562 \Villo\\ St..
Zell\\o\d. burglar \\ith as-
sault or batter, batters touch
or strike.
Gail Schutt. 5S. o-21 E. 1st
St.. Apopka. failure to register


=! i;S. Apopka. poses,on -of
oc-ine X 2. poss-ession and or
uise of narcotic equipment.
Armando Hemanjdez-Per-
ez. 3'. 2622 AdelaA\e.. Orian-
do. non-moving traffic 'lioa-
tion. hit and run le\, ing scene
of accident in\,oling iniurs.
Kim-Thoa Thi Ngu\ en.
22. 25 W. Orange St.. Apopka.
petit theft lst offense.
Laszlo Sais. 41. 443 Com-
fon Dr.. Apopka. batter touch
or strike domestic iolencei.
Albeno Garcia Onil. 4-.,
1143 Apopka Bl\d.. Apopka.
possession of cannabis less
than 20 Crams
Jennife Mane L.ifa\ers.
IS. 3615 I ughOlin Rd. A\pop-
Lka. petit thefi 1st deree prop-
enr\ Sl(K or more but less than
S I1.000.
Mehllin A. Da\ila. 42.
806 Gullberrs Ln.. Altamonte
Springs. possession of Ox\ co-
done (T\lox). possession and.
or use of narcotic equipment.
Wayne A. Best-Camacho.
40. 806 Gullberrv Ln.. Al-
tamonte Springs. possession
of controlled substance, pos-
session of marijuana not more
than 20 grams. possession and'
or use of narcotic equipment.
Steven Robert Black-
burn, 23. 1511 Dunn Cove Dr..
Apopka. driving under the in-
fluence of alcohol or drug.
Norkeith I. Peterson, 18.


motor vehicle.
Curtis B. Vernum. 58.
transient. Apopka. disturbing
peace, breach of peace. resist
officer with violence.
L\dia E. Pena. 3'). 14002
Coconut Palm Dr., Apopka.
failure to register motor \e-
hicle, operate motor \chicle
without \alid license.
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The Apopka Chief, September 3, 2010, Page 4B


New season brings changes


for Wekiva boys golf team


By Neal Fisher
Apopka Chief Staff

The start of the 2010-2011
school year brings multiple
changes to Wekixa High's golf
program as a new coach take,
over. every regular from last
years line-up has left. and an
attempt to held a girls team af-
ter a one-year absence is taking
place.
"Coach Lowe (the presi-
ous coach) did a great job of
moving the program forward."
Scott Baker, the new Wekiva
coach said. "Our goal is to take
the remaining golfers and at-
tract more excitement for both
programs, which will improve
the quality. But we already
have a group who is recep-
tive to coaching and the talent
to win against the second-tier
teams."
As of the team's first match
which was Wednesday, Sep-
tember 1, against West Orange,
the boys team line-up consisted
of senior Daniel Nunn, sopho-
mores Drew Wisdo, Jason Ja-
coby, and Keith Crawford. as
well as freshman Jared Den-
brook.
The Wekiva girls played
their match with seniors Kristie
Crawford and Arden Moffett.
Six golfers compete in reg-
ular-season matches. The four
lowest scores are added togeth-
er. The team with the lowest
score wins the match. Regular-
season matches are nine holes.
The Wekiva boys are hop-
ing to pick up another golfer or
two at the last minute to give
them more depth in case of in-


june_. All of the golfers. except
for Denbrook. the freshman. re-
turn from l.at ear' tea.rr.
With onl% two golfers. If
no one else joins the team. the
girl, will be playing for mdi-
s idual sores dunng the regular
x.,a'on and district tournament
or an\ of the other post-.ea-
-,on events in which they earn
berths.
"'We do have some experi-
ence v.ith four of the fie golf-
ers returning from last year."
Baker said. "So, \e have some
%work to do. but it isn't starting
from scratch. We aren't field-
ing a team without experience.
There are some assets to start
w ith. Our biggest disadvantage
is we just don't have the experi-
ence most other teams do. We
need to get more experience
playing varsity competition. It
will probably show early in the
season.
"But it should change as
the season progresses. I don't
expect it to mean we will win.
but our level of play will get
better with more time on the
course against varsity compe-
tition. We have some matches
against those second-tier teams
which will be important, be-
cause they are the ones we
need to beat to start building
some confidence, the feeling of
walking on the course knowing
we can win."
However, Baker also said
the golfers had a good grip
on not letting a bad hole get
to them. Often in high school
golf, a bad hole leads to a bad
round and coaches often talk
about it as a primary concern.


Wisdo. '%ho also plays
tennis., a trong. .all-around
athlete. e>peciall! the sports
w which require strong hand e e
coordination.
A strong natural fluid
sw ing is at the root of w hat Ja-
cobs and Nunn bring to the golf
course.
"It is obs ious both of them
hase played before and under-
stand the basics of the game."
Baker said. "It is 'a matter of
perfecting and polishing them
as %well as building on them
w ith other complementary
skills.
"As for the girls. it is ob-
\iouslN going to be tough for
the two of them not know ing if
the\ are going to even be able
to compete as a team. But to
be willing to play despite only
having the two of them and
while they are still learning the
sport says a lot about their char-
acter and. in particular. shows
a strong determination. It also
says a lot about their support
for the school. wanting to rep-
resent it even if there are only
two of them."
Among the noteworthy
matches on this year's schedule
are Apopka and Cypress Creek
on September 13 at Errol Estate
Country Club and September
15 at Bay Hill. Dr. Phillips is
the home team for the second
match.
This year's Metro Confer-
ence tournament is scheduled
for October 6 at MetroWest.
Two weeks later, the Class 2A-
District 7 championship tour-
nament will take place October
18-19.


County health department issues alert


after person contracts West Nile Virus


The Orange County Health Depart-
ment (OCHD) is again emphasizing the
importance of protection against mos-
quito-borne diseases after receiving con-
firmation of the first human West Nile
Virus (WN\) disease case for this year
in Orange County. The individual was
diagnosed with West Nile virus encepha-
litis based on symptoms and confirmed
by laboratory tests. The individual. who
is recovering, reported no out-of-county
travel in the two weeks prior to becoming
ill.
As soon as this case was suspected.
Orange County Mosquito Control was
notified and increased surveillance and
control measures were conducted.
Throughout the year. OCHD works
with local agencies: including Orange
County Mosquito Control. the Florida
Department of Agriculture and Consumer
Services, the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission. and state uni-
\ersities to monitor for the presence of
illnesses carried by mosquitoes including
WNV infections. Eastern Equine Enceph-
alitis tEEE). St. Louis encephalitis (SLE).
Malaria and Dengue Fe er. Central Flori-
da has had an increase in birds and horses
testing positive for EEE and WNV.
"It is important for people to a void
being bitten b\ mosquitoes. There are
simple measures to reduce the chances
of contracting a mosquito-borne illness."
said Dr. Kevin M. Sherin. director of the
Orange County Health Department.


Orange County residents and visi-
tors should remain diligent in protecting
themselves from mosquito bites by fol-
lowing the "5 D's." which include:
Drainage Check around your home to
rid the area of standing water where mos-
quitoes can lay their eggs.
DEET When the potential exists for ex-
posure to mosquitoes. repellents contain-
ing DEET (N.N-diethyl-meta-toluamide.
or N.N-diethyl-3-methylbtnzamide) are
recommended. Picaridin and oil of lemon
eucalyptus are other repellent options.
Always use repellents according to label
instructions.
Dress Wear clothing that covers most of
your skin.
Dusk and Dawn Avoid being outdoors
when mosquitoes are most active.

Tips on Eliminating Mosquito Breed-
ing Sites
* Clean out eaves, troughs. and gutters.
* Remove old tires or drill drainage holes
in those used at playgrounds.
" Turn over or remo, e empty plastic pots.
* Pick up all beverage containers and
cups.
* Check tarps on boats or other equipment
that may collect w after.
* Pump out bilges on boats.
* Replace water in birdbaths and pet or
other animal feeding dishes at least once
a week.
" Change water in plant trays, including
hanging plants,. at least once a week.


* Remove vegetation or obstructions in
drainage ditches that prevent the flow of
water.
Symptoms of mosquito-borne ill-
nesses such as West Nile virus disease,
St. Louis encephalitis, Eastern Equine
Encephalitis, Malaria, and Dengue Fever
may include headache, fever, fatigue, diz-
ziness. weakness, and confusion.
Physicians should contact their coun-
ty health department if they suspect an
individual may have a mosquito-borne
illness.
Department of Health laboratories
provide testing services for physicians
treating patients with clinical signs of
mosquito-borne diseases.
Monitoring wild bird deaths can help
officials track the spread of some mosqui-
to-borne diseases. Anyone who discovers
a dead bird is encouraged to report it via
the Internet.
The bird mortality reporting system
is located on the Florida Fish and Wild-
life Conservation Commission's website
at: www.MyFWC.com.'bird. Citizens
may also report dead birds to the Orange
County Health Department by calling
407-521-2630 or the local Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation Commission
office.
For more information on mosquito-
borne diseases. visit vv.wv.orchd.com or
the DOH Env ironmental Health Web site
at %%www.doh.state.fl.us'Environment'med-
icine arbosiral index.html.


Golf: Children are


beneficiary of event


Continued from page 1B

through benevolent undertak-
ings." said Jim Rutter, golf out-
ing committee chairman. "The
tournament raises funds for
handicap and financially dis-
advantaged children. With the
tournament, we can provide for
children in need of certain ser-
vices and a place for children to
be children."
Walters was well known
for his involvement in commu-
nity civic affairs and local phi-
lanthropy. He was particularly
interested in issues involving
the handicapped and less fortu-
nate.
Because the Elks were es-
tablished for the intent of play-
ing an active role in causes in-
volving those who need help,
the lodge's membership voted
to name the tournament after
the man who embodied a dis-
tinct and unique suitability in
serving the people of the com-
munity through the organiza-
tion's benevolent functions.
"The feeling one gets when
a handicapped child thanks him
or her for what has been done
to make the day a little brighter,
can't be put into words. No man
stands so tall as he who stops to
help a child." Rutter said.
"It has been a great suc-
cess in the past. We are looking
forward to making it a success
again because of what it does
for the community."
In particular, the Elks
primarily support Elks Youth
Camp and the Elks Children
Therapy Services.
As the name implies, the
Elks Youth Camp provides an
environment for children to
spend their summer engaged
in activities .which further ad-
S ance their grov.'th into produc-
tive adult,. The Elks Children
Therapy foundation provides
the financial means for children
with physical disabilities to un-
dergo the therapy they need.
Both sub-organizations offer
services to youth with no out-
of-pocket expenses to the fami-
lies. Both sub-organizations are
located in m matilla.
Ho-.,.eer. the Elks also
suppon several other aspects
of society ranging from schol-
arships for students to military


veterans.
The day will include 18, .
holes of golf, the tuse of a canr,. a
barbecue buffet, several raffles,'
door prizes, a 50/50 drawing,
and several golf contests. As'
of press time, several extra lea-'
tures have been added to the'
tournament, including contests
for putting, closest to the line,
and closest to the pin. In addi-
tion for the first time, a $5.(X0)
cash prize will hbe awarded for
a hole-in-one on the 17th hole.
Gift certificates and merchan-
disc will be awarded as door
prizes. Food and drinks will be
available on the course for a
donation.
The tournament will begin
with a shotgun stan and will
feature a scram'blc/best ball
scoring formal. The LIks are
expecting about 140 golfers to
participate. As of press time,
openings were still available.
I The top three foursomes
and the team with the highest
score will receive awards.
The entry fee is S50 for
the tournament. It is open to
the public. Ladies and players
without a team are welcome.
Hole sponsorships are avail-
able at S100 and $50. About
S20,00X has been raised for the
two sub-organizations through
the first six C.M. "Mac" Wal-
ters Sr. Golf tournaments.
Among those who have
donated gift certificates and/
or merchandise are BankFirst,
Aqua Trac. McClay's Auto and
Marine Concepts, State Farm
Insurance. International Engi-
neering Services, the Spurlock
Group. Penske Truck Rentals,
Copeland's Paint and Body's
Work. United Electrical Sales,
and Elks Lodge #2085 of Bor-
dentown. N.J.
Hot dogs. beer and other
beverages will also be available
for a suggested donation while
golfers are on the course.
A buffet will be served af-
terwards. also for a suggested
donation.
The Elks are still accepting
donations of any' kind. Spon-
sorships are also still available.
To sign up to play or be a
sponsor or for more informa-
tion. call Rutter at 407-788-
7459 or the lodge at 407-886-
1l W).


ions swallow opponents6


The Central Florida Youth Football League Apopka Lions kicked off the 2010 sea-
son with a roar Saturday, August 28, by decidedly winning all five games against
the Winter Springs Steelers and the Sanford Chiefs. In this picture. Harley Han-
sen runs the ball for the Lions as Michael St. Germain blocks. The Mighty Mites,
led up by head coach Tim Davis, scalped the Sanford Chiefs, 34-6. The Junior Pee
Wee Lions under head coach Donahue Stephenson continued the excitement by
shutting out the Steelers, 26-0. The Pee Wee Lions of head coach Keith Ussrey
took the Chiefs for a ride by shutting them out, 36-0. Then the Junior Midget Li-
ons, led up by head coach Eddie Williams, had a tight game the first half against
the Steelers, but wrapped it up nicely in the second half, 21 -6. The Midget Lions,
coached by James McMillian, melted the Steelers game by shutting them out, 42-
0. This next week, the Lions will face Lake Mary Dolphins, their cross town rivals
in this league for years. Last year in the regular season, coach Ussrey's team beat
the Dolphins during the regular season, but lost to them in a gut-wrenching semi-
final playoff game.


Tr ostay ry


Just as happened all over
Central Florida, fans at the
Wekiva-Lake Brantley game
had to break out their umb-
reallas and ponchos Friday,
August 27, as rain played
havoc with high school foot-
ball games across the area.
These Wekiva fans stayed
true to their team despite
the rain and the 20-0 loss to
the Patriots. The Mustangs
will seek to open the regu-
lar season on a better note
when they travel to DeLand
today, Friday, September 3,
for a 7 p.m. game against the
Bulldogs. Tickets are $6 and
available at the gate.







The Apopka Chief, September 3, 2010, Page 5B


Tickets on sale for Orlando bowl games


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online at .'.....ti.ketma.ter.
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Ticket prices for both
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The Capital One Bo'.%l ,.ill
be played on Januar. 1. 2011.
and feature, a matchup or top
teams from the Big Ten and
Southeastern cLnterence,. The
game is scheduled tor I p.m.
and v.ill be televised on ESPN.
In last year's game. Penn State
kicked tour field goals to top
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The Apopka Chief, September 3, 2010, Page 6B


Use the recipes below to express appreciation on Labor Day


Kitchen Kapers
By Ramona Whaley


Day is a day off from daily labors for
some. somebody in our households or
some restaurant has to be on the job as
usual. cooking our holiday meals. serv-
ing them and doing the usual after-meal
clean-up labor.
Besides these meals-preparing holi-
day laborers, many others in various
lines of work also will be reporting to
work for business as usual next Monday.
The nature of their professions or occu-
pations requires them to go on providing
their essential services for the rest of us
while we celebrate a day of rest from our
labors.
Surprising these friends and family
who labor on Labor Day with a delivery
of oven-fresh, lovingly-baked breads or
other home-cooked foods just before
lunch time is a great way to express ap-
preciation and gratitude to these dedi-
cated workers for staying on the job, so
the rest of us can enjoy a day off for play
and rest. It's as simple as doubling a
recipe for one-to-give and one-to-keep.
If the gift goes from one home chef
laborer's hands to another busy home
chef's home, the gesture of appreciation
and special recognition will be especial-
ly meaningful.
Check the recipes below for some
good labors-of-love edible gift ideas.
Appropriately, all these recipes are from
a nationwide group of volunteers who
greatly deserve thanks for laboring end-
lessly and joyfully to build housing for
people in need of good, decent shelter.
These recipes are from Habitat for
Humanity's fundraiser cookbooks, Sim-
ple Decent Cooking. Please do say
thanks to the Apopka chapter of Habitat
for Humanity volunteers for both these
recipes and for all the good their labor
of constructing homes for others is ac-
complishing here and around the world.
Have a very happy holiday, whether
laboring or labor-free!


Labors of
love very often
are part of Labor
Day and this la-
boring on the La-
bor Day holiday
could be happen-
ing in your own
kitchen.
While Labor


NORTH IDAHO SUPPER SOUP
2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 (16 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped carrot
1 cup chopped cabbage
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
2 chicken bouillon cubes
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup small macaroni
Rinse and chop chicken. Combine
chicken, undrained tomatoes, celery.
onion, carrot, cabbage, green pepper.
bouillon cubes, Italian seasoning and
salt and pepper in 4-quart saucepan.
Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer
for 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Add
macaroni and mix well. Bring back to
a boil and reduce heat again. Cook for
20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Ladle
into soup bowls. Serve with hot French
bread.
Footnote to this recipe says "This
soup is a hearty evening meal after a
good day's work at the Habitat building
site, especially on those winter days in
North Idaho."
It might taste good, too, on a per-
haps at least slightly-semi-cool Septem-
ber evening after a long day of Labor
Day good times in Florida.

SAUSAGE SKILLET MEAL
16 ounces mild or hot pork sausage,
cut into 1/2-inch slices
1 large onion, finely chopped
6 medium potatoes,
coarsely chopped
1 (46-ounce) can tomato juice
Place sausage in cold cast-iron skil-
let. Cook until light brown on both sides.
Remove cooked sausages and drain
skillet, discarding pan drippings. Add
onion to skillet. Cook onion until brown,
stirring frequently. Add potatoes to onion
and mix well. Add enough tomato juice
to cover potato mixture. Arrange cooked
sausage slices over top. Simmer, cov-
ered, until potatoes are tender. (Do not
stir.) Remove sausage to platter. Spoon
the potato mixture into serving bowl. Ar-
range sausage over top. Recipe yields
six servings.


SPINACH PIE
2 (10-ounce) packages frozen
spinach, cooked, drained
1/4 cup minced onion
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil
8 to 10 black olives, sliced
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 unbaked (10-inch) deep dish pie
shells
12 ounces mozzarella cheese,
shredded
1 tablespoon olive oil
Salt and pepper
(amounts to your taste)
Cook onion. garlic and green pep-
per in 3 tablespoons olive oil in skillet,
over low heat for 10 minutes, stirring fre-
quently. Add olives and raisins and mix
well. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring con-
stantly. Stir in spinach and red pepper
flakes. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring con-
stantly. (Recipe may be prepared to this
point on advance and stored, covered,
in refrigerator.)
Spoon the spinach mixture into 1
pie shell. Top with mixture of cheese,
1 tablespoon olive oil and the salt and
pepper. Top with remaining pie pastry.
Brush with a small amount of water,
sealing edges and cutting 3 vents. Bake
at 400 degrees for 35 minutes. Serve
warm or at room temperature.

TORTILLA CAKE
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
1/2 cup crumbled tofu
1 cup shredded celery
1/2 cup shredded carrot
1/4 cup chopped black olives
1/4 cup salsa
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 cups cooked red kidney beans
1 clove of garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 cup salsa
2 green onions, sliced
6 to 12 tortillas
1/4 cup to 1/3 cup shredded Cheddar
cheese
Combine 1 cup Cheddar cheese, the
ricotta cheese and tofu in bowl and mix
well. Stir in celery, carrot, olives and 1/4


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cup salsa. Mash cilantro. beans, garlic
and chili powder in bowl. Stir in 1/4 cup
salsa and green onions. Place 1 tortilla
on greased baking sheet. Spread tortilla
with some of bean mixture. Layer with
another tortilla. Spread with some of
cheese mixture. Layer with another tor-
tilla and continue the stacking process
with remaining bean mixture, remaining
cheese mixture and remaining tortillas.
Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 30 min-
utes or until heated through. Sprinkle
with 1/4 to 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese.
Bake for 2 minutes longer. Let stand for
5 minutes. Cut into wedges. Serve with
tossed green salad.
Note: Interestingly, this tortilla reci-
pe came from the Habitat for humanity
chapter in Ontario, Canada.

CHEESY BROCCOLI-ONION
CORN BREAD
2 (9-ounce) packages corn bread mix
1 cup cottage cheese
1 (10-ounce) package
frozen chopped broccoli
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup melted margarine
2 eggs, lightly beaten
Combine corn bread mix, cottage
cheese, broccoli, onion, margarine and
eggs in bowl and mix well. Spoon this
batter into greased 9 x 13-inch baking
dish. Bake at 375 degrees for 25 min-
utes or until brown.

(MACHINE-MADE)
GLORIOUS GARLIC BREAD
3/4 cup water
2 cups plus 1 tablespoon bread flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons freshly grated
Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon basil
1/2 teaspoon crushed or finely
chopped garlic
1/2 teaspoon butter
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1-1/2 teaspoons dry yeast
Add water, bread flour, salt, sugar,
cheese, basil, garlic, butter, garlic pow-
der and yeast to bread machine pan in
order recommended by manufacturer.
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The Apopka Chief, September 3, 2010, Page 7B


Apopka: Patriots may be passing more, but running game still reigns


Continued from page 1B

victory o'.er the Oak Ric.-e P:on-=:
last week in the Ki,korr Clhic. D,:-
lington ha, a -. .ord or '.% arnir.n
"I v.ill tell :ou (- straight up: IIf .c
play close to .%,hat we did Frida. n:;ht,
(against Oak Ridge. '.',c l! n. 't ',..
(against Lake Brantle ,.""
While the Blue Daner rr.must ,)rn-
tend with Lake Brantlc ne'.`-r,,nd
passing game. there is no doubt that a
victor- over the Patriots' 'un't come
without containing the triple-option
offense Lake Brantlc ha-, been run-
ning for man% )cars.
Apopka has vwon three in a ro-.'


a . i : P; nor:. o -tiro t _- ie..



"E ... ..e defeded them
ea .i. A .'. .. .2.:,e 4p tAo score.
H ,,v.'. ,m.I." -e 'Ac going to gie up
.hen .``. r't pas good defen-'e
Tht :i -, r.. :heApopka head
, ..>h -aid.
Ineipc.- ac :, the biggest is-
,'-c ,n d:;.-.-e !o: Apopka with onl\
a t'up! ,: p.n-t-Ime -tarters coming
b..c. I,,,:' _:he 9 state semifinalist
-quad.
A.in-:n Ok Ridge. Apopka se-
ro. rnnin nhack Tom Smith got just


one car in the nrst half while pla\ -
:ng defense back during that time.
He ended the game with 42 arids and
a touchdown n on ri\ e carries.
But. Lake Brantle\ should expect
to eee more of Smith on offense, than
on defense.
"-Tom's pnmar. role is on of-
fense." Darlington said.
While that ma\ be good for the
Apopka offense. it causes consterna-
tion for the Pamnots on defense.
'When \ou'\e got the quarter-
back IKeon Brooksi and Tom Smith
and with the speed he tDarlington)
ha- w ith all those other backs and that
good offensive line. it's hard to slow%


then down." Cla\ton said.
"'l.\e always believed in high
school that if \ou'\ e got a stem and
believe in \our s\stern. \ou \\ill be
successful. He's got a championship
program." Cla.ton said of Darlington
and the Blue Darters.
A mainstay\ of the Lake Brantle\
defense that \\ill be trying to slow\
down Apopka's. powerful running
game is lineman Joe. Grant. Listed at
t-toot-4. 245 lbs.. Grant has \erball\
committed to pla\ at the 'nimersit\ of
Central Florida.
For Apopka. opening the season
with Lake Brantle\ ha.s been a tradi-
tion since 2003. lDef'eating the Patriots


has also become something Apopka
is u-ed to doing. The last time Lake
Brantle, topple the Blue Darters \\as
a "-.3 victor, in the 200t season open-
er. Darlington's tirst game back after
spending three \ ears as head coach at
Valdost.a tGa. High.
But. those three \ victories in a row
o\er the Patriots means nothing to
the 2010 game. .as Darhngton is con-
cerned about his o\\wn team and its per-
fornuance
"l'\c ne\er been so ner\ouis to
pla\ Lake Banitle\ because of us."
Darlington said.
"Ther"'s no doubt the\ could beat
us. theress no doubt."


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The Apopka Chief, September 3, 2010. Page 8B


Darters: Apopka recovered an onside kick to open the second half


Continued from page 1B

turn. "'It 'a&S executed p-
well." Darlington 'ad 9bout
the onside kick recovered on
the Oak R.'-- 45-:ard linir ',
Devonte Hams.
It took the Blue Dart-
ers just four plass to tfae ad-
Santage of there extra pe-t--
sion 'ith senior running bak
Tom Smith ..r.- -... the
grain to scamper 20 .ard for a
touchdown 16ith 2: )9 .
in the third period. And. 'Ahen
Alex Catron kicked the extra
point, it gave the Blue Darter-.
a 20-19 lead, one 'h-. wocudn't
relinquish, as a ii-ht rain began
to fall.
Apopka's defense '
the momentum, a -.:.: On the
Pioneers' Ir-ir p ssiie-sion tf the
third quarter, the lluL Dartn-
ers recovered an Oak R,d.-:
tumble on the Pioneers' 22-
yard line. Senior quarterback
Keon Brooks made Oak Ridge
pay when he scored from the
I yard line. However. it wasn't
an easy 22 yards for the Blue
Darters as, on second-and-8
from the 20, Brooks lost con-
trol of the wet ball as he drew
back to pass. The ball bounced
around, eventually going out of
bounds at the Oak Ridge 35-
yard line.
Junior running back Qua
Barnes, who led all rushers
with 117 yards on 14 carries,
got 14 yards back on the next
play, but the Darters still faced


lne. At tBer .. TD.
C_.tron :.ded the e.:tr2 :rO.t
. e Th e B D: D e. :r 2"-,
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.aent on knee there. pu:tlng
the Pineers n -a precarious
p n. The 'r-. defense
:* Oa R O.R bottled up. r2-
.>. 1 e one ard
A 24-%ard punt gaue
Apopka.. real t:ld p-mil) a:
the Oak Rdee 2 jy.Id
l," .. is k '}L I' D art-
er^ eight plns ir yr.. Icn
Brook,k leaIc:d iiI the cnd
/ii)ne or the touchdown. Ca-
tron' extra point with 2:18
left in the third period gave the
Blue Darters a 34-19 lead.
Oak Ridge, however.
didn't go away. overcoming a
kickoff that was fumbled out of
bounds at its own 2-yard line.
The Pioneers drove 98 yards
for the score with a 49-yard
pass play from Andre Scott to
Rayshawn Jackson accounting
for half that total. Scott scored
the touchdown on a 32-yard
quarterback draw run with just
12 seconds gone in the fourth
period. The extra point try was
no good and Apopka remained


An Oak Ridge receiver appears to have a touchdown, but it was ruled the ball hit the ground. Apopka linebacker Devonte
Harris is the defender.


ahead by nine. 34-25. That was
the only score for the Pioneers
in the second half, however.
while the Blue Darters tacked
on two more touchdowns.
Apopka answered the
Oak Ridge score when Steve
Hedgepath got to the corner
and found an open sideline for
a 32-yard touchdown run. Brett
Wilson added the extra point


and the Blue Darters led 41-25
with 9:45 left in the fourth.
On Oak Ridge's next pos-
session, junior Sheldon Wil-
liams picked off a Scott pass.
giving Apopka the ball at its
own 35.
A methodical Apopka
drive took more than five min-
utes off the clock and ended
with Antonio Payne scoring on


Apopka head coach Rick Darlington, (c). Apopka trainers Gjerome Mogul (behind Darlington) and Ken Keister, (r), as well
as others, check on Oak Ridge placement holder Victor Love, who was injured.


a five-yard run up the middle
with 2:57 left in the fourth.
The first half was not as
pretty for the Blue Darters as
Apopka had some struggles on
both sides of the ball. On the
offensive side of the ball, a pair
of turnovers It\mied the Blue
Darters and a penalty nullified
an 85-yard kickoff return for a
touchdown by Smith.
Apopka did take an early
lead on its second possession of
the game when Brooks found a
wide-open Snijohn Lilly for a
53-yard touchdown pass. The
extra point was no good. but
the Darters led, 6-0, with 5 49
left in the opening period.
Oak Ridge responded with
its own 53-yard scoring pass
when Scott found Ricky Harp-
er. The extra point gave the
Pioneers a 7-6 lead with 3:19
remaining in the first quarter.
A punt return set up Oak
Ridge for its next score when
Jackson scooped up a low Scott
pass for a 14-yard touchdown.
The extra point was no good.
but the Pioneers still led, 13-6,
with 8:58 remaining in the sec-
ond period.
The rest of the second
quarter was fairly quiet until
the final minute when Scott
found Harper for a 30-yard
touchdown pass that should
have been an Apopka intercep-
tion. Again, the extra point was
unsuccessful and it looked like
the Pioneers would go into the
locker room at halftime with a
19-6 lead over the Blue Dart-
ers.
But, even with no time-
outs, the Darters quickly re-
sponded, moving 61 yards in


just two plays after the Oak
Ridge touchdown. Barnes
picked up 29 yards on the first
play. running out of bounds at
the Oak Ridge 32 with 16 sec-
onds left.
Then. on the next play,
Lilly gol behind the Oak Ridge
defense and Brooks found him
on a perfectly thrown 32-yard
scoring strike with 9 seconds
remai.ining Catron's extra point
ended the flurr of late s, 01 ing.
and narrowed the Pioneers'
lead to 19-13 at h.litiii


Apopka
First downs 23
Rushes-yards 61-352
Passing yards 101
Com-Att-Int 3-7-1
Fumbles-lost 4-2
Penalties-yards 8-58


OR
15
39-159
215
8-22-2
2-1
6-33


Apopka 6 7 21 13 -47
Oak Ridge 7 12 0 6 -25

Ap-Lilly 53 pass from Brooks (kick
failed), 5:49 1 st; OR-Harper 53 pass
from Scott (Joseph kick), 3:19 1st;
OR-Jackson 14 pass from Scott
(pass failed), 8:58 2nd; OR-Harper
30 pass from Scott (run failed), 32.1
2nd; Ap-Lilly 32 pass from Brooks
(Catron kick), 9.0 2nd; Ap-Smith
20 run (Catron kick), 9:51 3rd; Ap-
Brooks 1 run (Catron kick), 6:35 3rd;
Ap-Brooks 1 run (Catron kick), 2:10
3rd; OR-Scott 32 run (kick failed),
11:48 4th; Ap-Hedgepath 32 run
(Wilson kick), 9:45 4th; Ap-Payne 5
run (kick failed), 2:57 4th.
Individual statistics
Rushing: Apopka-Barnes 14-117;
Hedgepath 7-85, 1TD; Todd 11-66;
Brooks 21-59, 2TD; Smith 5-42,
1TD; Payne 1-5, 1TD; Team 2-(-17).
Oak Ridge-Scott 12-93, 1TD; Bar-
gainer 14-44; Whack 1-1.
Passing: Apopka-Brooks 3-7-1,
101, 2TD. Oak Ridge-Scott 8-22-2,
215, 3TD.
Receiving: Apopka-Lilly 3-101, 2TD.
Oak Ridge-Harper 4-109, 2TD;
Jackson 3-94, 1TD; Bargainer 1-12.
A-1,000


As the captains meet for the pre-game coin toss, Apopka's Keon Brooks (10) exchanges
high-fives with Oak Ridge's Brion Pickett.


With blocking help from Maquir Veus (28) and others. Ac.3D1 running back Qua Barnes
finds some room in the Oak Ride- defense.


0:- I.e line coach Hunter t ai, with center Ty Darington during the second half of
Ap:.va s 47-25 preseason .-''cr, over the Oak Ridge Pioneers.







The Apopka Chier Serte-rbr: 3. 2010, Page 9B


Wekiva: Lake Brantlev rules in


time of possession for the first half


*Contnued from page 18
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found the end zone
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line on thile left hash
running a crossing
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down conversions o
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of the field.
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:.s. _.. O rts added another 144 on the
hIte hauled around. The M1ustanet x\ere
from M .c- able toB mater onl 60 total
ft in the frst hards durin the first half.
."We didn't get much out
put itself in of this game as far as xE>hat we
possession of wanted to accomplish." Parker
its opponent said. "N'Ve liave to be more fo-
ithe second caused and understand ,;h\
forced Lake we need to if we are coing to
ourth-and-9. compete with the teams on our
ran for nine schedule We had sev eral tan-
he ball him- cible eoals and we didn't really
middle of the come close to achieo in c them
on offense. Defensively. we
ore of the came closer. We created a fexw
.d aBra the turnovers during the second
triots, came haltr and :o' paCd much better
left in the r during the second half.
once again "But we gaVe tip several
:. This time, big plays leading to touch-
hpass out do grounds. They also had se eral
va's 15-yard important third- and foturth-
arkom Mhile doablen con muersions. 6Most total-
pattern and portantly, the d.irsge had al-
nsi'e backs ready been done by the time
e started plain better much ouIt
amut in the wahis very reminiscent of last
ios sone, no year hento ae put ourselves in
iive feet of a 16-0 hole. We have to correct
urt the ball ind-9t. We (the coaches) thought we
te ballo fourth- had, but obviously and we didn't.
ofidde of yards We areclose working on some mhin1
. kiThis side this week to correct it."
'ekiva's side this week to correct it."


No quarter-
d throw the
said. "But
t using their
understand

did exactly
ile to throws
it made the
active. Both
ie right time
e got a cou-
during the
up the long
en what we
e rest of the

mes statis-
it xwas not
t half of this
cs reflected
flayed.
t some ne\w
positions for


Weklva
First downs 5
Rushes-yards 23-110
Passing yards 38
Com-Att-Int 5-10-0
Fumbles-lost 5-4
Penalties-yards 5-35


Sarah Parsons of the Wekiva High girls volleyball team watches as she gets ready to hit
the ball Wednesday, September 1, in the Mustangs' match against Lake Nona High. In
the background is teammate Julie Givens. Lake Nona won the match in three games. The
Mustangs opened the season with a 3-2 game victory over Forest Lake Academy on
Tuesday. August 31. The Mustangs' next home match will be Wednesday, September 8,
against the Cypress Creek Bears.


LB
16
43-148
177
11-16-0
3-3
4-30


Wekiva 0 0 0 0- 0
Lk. Brantley 7 13 0 0 -20

LB-Youngblood-Ary 46 pass from
Strittmatter (Gilbert kick), 8:18 1st;
LB-White 21 pass from McGrath
(kick failed), 7:23 2nd; LB-White 35
pass from McGrath (Gilbert kick),
:33.6 2nd.
Individual statistics
Rushing: Wekiva-Palmer 11-70; Al-
bert 5-19; Arnheim 3-12: Brinson
4-9. Lake Brantley-McGrath 14-67:
Krider 8-23: Green 8-22: Howard
4-13: Gibbs 3-9: Strittmatter 1-7:
Youngblood-Ary 1-5: Giamo 1-1;
Haecker 3-0.
Receiving: Wekiva-Hunter 1-32;
Brinson 1-4: Albert 1-2: Palmer 2-0.
Lake Braniie '.'.!riie 3-66. 2TD:
Youngblood-Ary 2-51. 1TD: Green
3-38: Karegianes 3-22.


Assistant coach Steve Ogden talks with Jacarvis Jones as the two were on the sideline during
the game against Lake Brantley.


Wekiva head coach T ..' t th ~is- defense e players
while on the sideline.


Offensr..e ln-e coach Da-n 5-1 - to aaers -* ,- te ese-ason K coff rC -.sic at Lake Brantley's Tom Storey Field
on Frdav. ---A.t 27.


Keeping her eye on the ball






The Apopka Chief, September 3, 2010, Page 10B


Water district will hold public workshops about rules


The St. Johns River Water Man-
agement District will hold public
workshops in September on the first
set of proposals to change agency
permitting rules to increase vvater
conservation throughout northeast
and central Florida.
The proposed changes to Envi-
ronmental Resource Permit iERP,
rules would make %vater consenation
an element of the initial planning of
development activitie- that involve
irrigation to ensure that projects are
constructed in a manner that will ac-
commodate w ater conservation prac-
tices.
Workshops on the proposed ERP
rule changes will be held Septem-
ber 16 at 1 p.m. at the Eas,,t Central


Florida Regional Planning Council.
309 Cranes Root BlId.. Altamonte
Springs: and September 1~ At 1 p.m.
at the Northeast Di-trict Ofrice of the
Florida Department of Environmen-
tal Protection. ~-25 Ba, meadows
Wav. Jacksonville
As pan of the propo-ed chang-
es. applicants for ERP- for projects,
that include irrigated landscape. golf
couures or recreational areas would
be required to develop and implement
a w ater concern action plan.
The water conservation plan
would include a %water conseration-
based irrigation plan. which would:
" Require separate irrigation zones
for turf and non-turf areas
- Limit the use of high volume irri-


gatior to no more than J percent of
the landscaped area on a residential or
commercial lot
Require measures to incre-se the ef-
ncienc, of irrigation ,' stems
* Applicants also would need to de-
sign their irrigation s. tems to use
lower quality sources of water. s-uch
as reclaimed water and storm water
when feasible, and specific require-
ments would need to be met for proj-
ects with wet detention ponds as panrt
of the stormwater management \s-,
tem.
The proposed changes would
also require that proper\ o\w ners' as-
sociations enforce \% after conser action
plans and that co',enants and restric-
tions \would not restrict the use of


Flonda-Fnendh Landscaping.
The proposed rule changes also
would consolidate the pressing of
permit applications for ERP appli-
cants \ho also require a consumption e
use permit (CLUP for irrigation. This
change w would allow for coordination
of land de\ elopment and w after use is-
sues so that projects are constructed
in a manner that facilitates the use
of lo\wer-qualit\ sources and imple-
ments feasible water conser action
measures to help ensure an a\ ailable
Sweater supply.
In separate public workshops
also to be held on September l o and
1. the district ill address proposed
C'P streamlining changes. which
include pennit modJification proce-


dures and fees. limiting conditions.
water use types, water use reporting,
drought frequency. and other miscel-
laneous amendments.
Workshops on the CUP stream-
lining amendments will be held
September 16 at 10 a.m. at the East
Central Florida Regional Planning
Council in Altamonte Springs: and
September IU at 10 a.m. at the North-
east District Office of the Florida De-
partment of Enmironmental Protec-
tion in Jackson\ ille.
Visit the district's Web site at
http: floridas\\ater.com meetings
indev.htmls\\atmersuppl\ for more
information on the proposed rule
amendments and the upcoming \\ork-
shops.


Mustangs: Last year's game began on a down note for Wekiva


Continued from page 1

possible of nightmares against De-
Land. Taking to the field flat. unin-
spired and undisciplined. which led to
four lost fumbles and three intercep-
tions, the 34-0 loss to the Bulldogs
was almost as good as predetermined.
The lack of focus wasted no time
in taking its toll on Wekiva's oppor-
tunity for victory, as the offense was
called for an illegal shift penalty on
the first play from scrimmage. Then,
on the next play, Wekiva quarterback
Greg Amheim was sacked and fum-
bled the ball at DeLand's 27.
Shontrelle Johnson followed by
rambling from the line of scrimmage
into the end zone to give DeLand a 7-0
lead only three plays into the regular
season. The disastrous start to the
regular season came on the heels of
Wekiva digging itself into a 16-0 hole
against Lake Brantley while com-
mitting a total of four turnovers. The
Mustangs just couldn't come from
behind with the disadvantage of poor
field possession.
Last week, once again, Wekiva
dug itself into an early hole when it
took to the field against Lake Brantley
with little passion and awareness.
"We have to be more focused and
understand why we need to be if we
are going to compete with the teams
on our schedule," Parker said. "It was
very reminiscent of last year when we
put ourselves in a 16-0 hole early. We
have to correct it. We (the coaches)


thought we had. but obviously we
didn't. We are working on some things
this %week to correct it."
As good as Lake Brantley is.
Wekiva faces an opponent who re-
quires an even higher level of what
Parker talked about as DeLand ad-
vanced to the Class 6A state champi-
onship game last year and enters this
year in the top seven in every major
state ranking. With a 13-2 record in
2009, DeLand has placed itself among
the elite programs under the direc-
tion of head coach Kevin Pettis after
it went winless only three short years
ago.
".However, the game last week
was a learning experience," Parker
said. "It was a very valuable one made
even more so, because we open the
season against DeLand. Perhaps it
was a lesson we needed to be taught.
The benefit of facing a good team in
the Kickoff Classic the first against
an opponent is the team is forced to
play its best if it wants to be competi-
tive.
"Once again, the schedule is
one team after another which plays
at the highest level. Opening against.
Lake Brantley was an opportunity for
us to personally observe why teams
which are good ones are always ready
to play from the beginning of their
games. And if we are to be competi-
tive against the teams on our schedule
this year, we will have to change from
not being ready to play from the be-


ginning of the games."
And the schedule of one team af-
ter another which plays at the highest
of levels not only begins against the
hungry Deland Bulldogs after advanc-
ing to the state championship without
winning the title last ,ear. but against
a team with its star player returning
for his senior season.
With University of Florida com-
mit De'ante "Pop" Saunders. DeLand
has modified the wildcat offense to
be used as its basic offense combined
with a version of the wing-T and zone
blocking. In zone blocking, the line-
men partner up to block an area of the
field as opposed to a defender or spe-
cific defenders. All the linemen run to
a tract of the field and as thq ball car-
rier follows them, he chooses the hole
through which to go.
Saunders lines up in all the run-
ning back positions, as well as at quar-
terback, carrying the ball 210 times
for 1,687 yards last season. Often lin-
ing up to run a variety of quarterback
options,he gained significant yardage
from that position, as well as complet-
ing 11 of 27 pass attempts. He ran for
22 touchdowns and threw for another
two.
Against Wekiva, in only about
three quarters of work, he began the
2009 season with 102 yards on only
15 carries. Saunders also plays defen-
sive back, grabbing nine interceptions
last year, including four during the
playoffs.


With the return of senior fullback
Achim Johnson. DeLand still has a
formidable twosome to effectively
run its version of the wildcat offense.
Johnson amassed a total of 406 rush-
ing yards on 61 carries last year.
However, with the graduation of
some of their offensive mates, the two-
some will be counted on even more. A
group of talented skilled players are
expected to see a more significant role
in the offense, but they are unproven.
But the team's strength doesn't
just rest with the flash and dash of its
skilled players being able to shift and
gracefully nimble their way through
the line. It was the combination of
DeLand's offensive line and the of-
fensive backfield which produced the
impressive numbers of a year ago.
Strong and big. the offensive line fea-
tures five seniors and is anchored by
Trey Pettis, the coach's son.
Defensively, the Bulldogs use
a five-man front and two defensive
backs with little complexity. The sec-
ondary plays man-to-man coverage
the majority of the time, which is an
advantage to the offense as it doesn't
have to deal with constantly changing
coverages. However, with the speed
and agility of its secondary coupled
with the unit's overall quickness, the
defensive backs get to the ball sooner
than most, negating the strengths of
many offenses.
"We will have to do what we were
supposed to do against Lake Brantley,


playing assignment football being at
the top of the list," Parker said. "De-
Land runs the same type of offense as
far as moving the defense past the ball
carrier. The defensive players move
outside of their zones. We will see
several packages and can't lose our
focus on who we are guarding.
"We have to know where we are
supposed to go and stay focused on
following the player we are supposed
to and make sure we gang tackle. Of-
fensively, we will have to do the ob-
vious, sustain drives to keep their
offense off the field and give our de-
fense time to rest. It is obvious, but we
didn't do it against Lake Brantley or
DeLand last year. We haven't had the
consistency it takes to be competitive
against DeLand."
Against Lake Brantley last week;
Wekiva did little on offense or defense
as it was out-gained by a 325-148
yardage mark. During the first half
when ihe game was decided, Wekiva
gained only 60 yards.
Its modified offense, under new
offensive coordinator Keith Williams;
was never able to get its running backs.
past the defensive line using its coun-
ter attacks and misdirection plays.,
With its running game unable to pro.'
duce anything, its passing game was
non-existent. 1 "
With that backdrop, tbnight'!i
game is Wekiva's second chance ti
turn it around.
But this time it counts.


I September I *WEKYEENS*WEKYEVNS* EKY VNS EKL VNT


APUPKA RECREATION DEPT. will hold
registration for youth soccer and flag
football in late August and early Septem-
ber. Soccer will be played at Northwest
Recreation Complex at Jason Dwelley
Parkway off Ponkan Road, and youth flag
football will be played at both Northwest
Recreation Complex and Williams Park,
515 S. Hawthorne Ave., Apopka. For infor-
mation on these and other programs, call
407-703-1784 or 407.703.1742.


Master Gardener Program August 17 -
November 16, (13 Tuesdays). Cost $150.
Sponsored by UF IFAS Extension. Time:
8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m., Where: Orange
County Extension Education Center, 6021
S. Conway Rd., Orlando, FL 32812. For
info: 407.254.9200.

Apopka High School's Class of 1980
30th Reunion: September 3 4. Organiz.
ers are looking for updated classmate infor-
mation and may be contacted at ahsclas-


Registration at Alonzo Williams Park sof1980@aol.cnom. Information is available
for Fall Flag Football and Cheerlead. on Facebook at Apopka High School Class
ing league: Alonzo Williams Park 515 of 1980.
S. Hawthorne Ave. Apopka. For retum-
ing and new players registration will be Apopka High School's Class of 1960
August 28, from 9:00 a m. noon, and *50th Reunion: September 25, for informa-
Monday, August 30, through Friday. Sep- tion contact Faye at afayestout@aol.com or
tember 3, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For Ruth at rf4broks@yahoo.com or 407-889-
information, call 407-703-1742. 4423


Flea Market: September 11. from 8:00 a.m.
- 2:30 p.m. at 3160 Union Street, Zellwood.
Zellwood Garden Club is having their an-
nual fundraiser. Vendors and shoppers wel-
come. For information, call 321-439-9987.

32nd Annual Apopka's Cutie Pie, Little
Miss Apopka and Miss Teen Apopka: To
be held on October 23. Applications are
now available through September 23, or
when the pageant is full whichever comes
first Cutie Pie contestants must be 4 to 7
years of age. Little Miss Apopka 8 to 12
Mss Teen Apopka ages 13 to 18 Parents
must work or live in Apopka. Applications
are available at The Apopka Chief and
The Planter 439 W 0 B T. Apopka City
Hall, 120 East Main St The Apopka Area
Chamber of Commerce 180 E Main St
and BankFIRST 345 E Main St For in-
formation call Manlyn Ustler McQueen at
407-889-3166

Apopka Dance Program Registration
Apopka Dance invites you to join us for
another exciting season of dance class
We offer instruction to gius and boys in
Tap Ballet Jazz- Hip Hop Acrobatics
and Lyrincal We also offer Tiny Tots for 3
year old children Registration will begin
on August 23 and will take place on Tues-
days and Wednesdays at the Fran Carlton
Center between the hours of 9 00 a m
and 5 00 p m You may also register at the
Northwest Recreation Complex Monday
through Frinday between the hours of 8 00
a m and 5 00 p m Registration will be on-
going until all classes are full or October
1. whichever comes first For information
call the Fran Carlton Center at 407-703-
1631


Apopka High School's Class of '76, '77,
'78 and '78 Joint Reunion: Saturday,
October 9, at the VFW/Apopka Commu-
nity Center. 519 W Central Ave. Reser-
vations are required. Contact Kathy at
ahs76thru79 gmail.com, or call 407-719-
2774 or 407-889-7476 or go to the Apopka
High reunion Facebook page

Apopka High School's Class of 1971
40th Reunion: For more information con-
tact Bruce Alen by email at Nole777 aol
com or by telephone at 1-813-704-4860
(long distance)

Hospital Health Course Offered The Liv-
ing Healthy Program at Flonda Hospital
Apopka designed to help those with chronic
diseases such as high blood pressure ar-
thints diabetes cancer' aid more Cal; 407-
625-7048 to 'eam more abo.C" ''e chronic
disease se.-ma-vaoer-.e'T e rse
Read to Achieve Program Story Line:
The OranGe Ccunt'y Lirary system Mas
a story line p-one number tha: features
Orlando Mag:c layers arnd brary staff
members reading stones Stones are in
English and Spanish The Story L;ne r~Lr-
ber is 407-835-7333 For information 'ca"
407-835-7410

Free Educational Hands-On Programs:
The Orance County Fre Rescue D3ear-
ment ofers free oorarrs socr as CZR
citizen s fie academy c-e sa'e. sLr-
veys Dreven,^ve hear' a-e yesesa-
tiors and several o'(re or."ar'a;s a-c
series They a, e :au',; .r E-c.;s
or Spanisn:- Fi ry'a- cO'.. a :c--.c:e;
list cal" 1-83'---" C Dr- OC' C
ubEdocflinet


Zellwood Garden Club: Members con-
tinue to collect empty ink cartridges and old
cell phones for Habitat for Humanity and the
Sheriffs Department. Call 407-886-5023 for
pick up.
Computer Classes in both English and
Spanish: Available daily or weekly at OCLS
North Orange Branch.' Classes are: Com-r
puter Basics, Excel, Word Resume Writ-
ing, Email for Seniors, ELLIS English Lab,
Word, Online Job Searches, Power Point,
Internet, Open Lab, How to use a mouse
and keyboard, etc. Call OCLS North Or-
ange Branch' for more details.

Habitat Volunteers: Sign up to finish a
Habitat project during the month of Sep-
tember! Go to http://habitat-apopka.volun.
teerhub.com and register for event. If you
are new, register by clicking on the right,
and sign up for Covenant Place. We need
help hanging doors, installing trim, prep for
painting, painting, landscaping, cleaning for
occupancy! For more information, call 407-
880-8881.

Seniors Meals on Wheels: is looking for
volunteer divers. The routes are open Mon-
day through Friday, each route taking about
an hour. Anyone who can give an hour once
a week. please call 407-292-0177. ext. 260.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

T.O.P.S Chapter #646: Weigh-in is
8 30 a m and the meeting starts at 9:30
a m Take Off Pounds Sensibly. TOPS
Club, Inc is a non-profit. noncommercial
weight-loss support organization Meet-
ings are held at St Andrews Presbyterian
Church 9913 Bear Lake Rd. Apopka For
information please call 407-463-1875

Crafts & Boardgames: 9 30 a m for SE-
NIORS This is an informal gather-ng of
senor adults who enjoy playing board-
games or creating projects Call 407-
703-1631 for information

Cards & Bridge: 1000 am for SE-
NIORS Ccre andjopn the fun or bnom
-, so"e 'rencs and start your own Car'
'07-7'3-531i fot informationn

Tiny Tales Rhyme Time for You and
Baby-.AtIC Sa '"r s saarcx 15rmn
Eer, ,',5' ; farts brt! to 8 morntns
&.^S 1'- ODranoe Brax-P

Toddler Time: 4 a re,?,-


t es CC tS & rar,: e ,-


Storybook Fun for Your Little One: At
11:15 a.m. every Wed: Recommended for
children ages three to five. The programs
are free and last approximately -30 min-
utes. OCLS North Orange Branch.'

City Council Meeting: 1:30 p.m. City
Council Chambers, City Hall, 120 E.
Main St., Apopka. All meetings open to
the public. Subject to change with notice.
For info., call City Clerk 407-703-1704.

Social Tire Kicks Dinner Ride: Apopka
FL1-W GWRRA motorcycle association.
Meet at 6:30 p.m. at Chili's in Apopka.
Visit our website at fllw.gwrra-regiona.
org/ for more info.

T.O.P.S Chapter #114: Weigh-in is
6:45 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7:30
p.m. Take Off Pounds Sensibly. TOPS
Club, Inc. is a non-profit, noncommercial
weight-loss support organization, Meet.
wings are currently held at Radiant Life
Church, 3151 Clarcona-Ocoee Rd. For
information, please call 407-877-6232,
407-886-8124 or email www.tops.org.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Walking Club: SENIORS 8:00 a.m. City
of Apopka. Will meet at Magnolia Park.
Call 407-886-4231 for information.

Apopka Rotary Luncheon Meeting:
12:00 Noon, V. F W. /Apopka Community
Center. 519 S Central, in Apopka. Call
407-880-0335 for information.

Public Bingo: Doors Open at 5:30 p.m..
Early Bid 6 30 p.m Apopka Elks Lodge
2422 at 201 West Orange Avenue. Apop-
ka 407-88-.1500

Social Tire Kicks Recruit: Apopka FL-
W GWRRA moorcycle association Meet
at 6 30 p m at Porhes BBO in Apopka
Visit our woebtAe at flh.girra-regiona
org: for rrore info.

Planning Advisory Board Meet-
ing: 7X p Cry C'Coj C-,,ambers
C.ty Ha: 2C E .'a" S+.. A,.Va /-:,
'se-~3s o"e-.n to r-'e ub,.t S-u ec* to
cr,.anoe '- n r. :ge :gr t.'5 ca Cy


ZUMBA Dance Fitness Center: 7 X
vs r e a. r 'ar Ca't o C re' S- S,.

407-703- 'i3' e-a kfty-acrxxa '

Adult Dance Class: 8:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Have fun while dancing your way to a
healthier body. For information, call 407-
703-1631.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

VFW Post 10147 Breakfast: 8:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. at 519 S. Central Ave.,
Apopka. The VFW is now offering 2 op-
tions to their breakfast fundraiser. This
fundraiser is to help support our troops
and their families. For information, call
407-889-8266.

Social Tire Kicks Ride to FL1-H2:
Apopka FL1-W GWRRA motorcycle as-
sociation. Meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Post
Office in Apopka KSU: 5:45 p.m. Visit
ouF website at filw.gwrra-regiona.org/ for
more info.

Apopka High School's Class of 2000
Ten-Year Reunion: 7:00 p.m. 11:00
p.m. at Rock Springs Ridge Country Club.
For information, members of the class can
go online at
www.apopkahighclassof2000reunion,
blogspot.com or join the Facebook group
or email apopkahighreunion@gmail.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Happy Labor Day!

Community Crime Prevention Aware-
ness March: 9:00 a.m., beginning at St.
Paul AME Church. 1012 S. Park Ave,
Apopka. Everyone is invited and encour-
aged to join this community march tohelp
put a cap on crime You may register by
corta'ong St Paul AME Church at 407-
889-4464 or e-mail stpaulapopka@yahoo.
corn

Toastmasters 700 pm. The Apopka
Area Chamber of Commerce, 180 E.
Main Street Apopka Public Welcome
F mor re if'ormaton. call Paul Seago at
407-8.8-1440

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
Walking Ckt: SENIORS 800 am.n Cty
-I At .a i mrreet at Magnoia Pa
Cat 4,7-85-4231 for more information

Watercolor Painting Class: SENIORS
3 a - %p m Cty ofApopka Fran
Ca-.r Ce", Call 407-703-1741 for


more information. Classes will resume i0:
September.

Apopka Garden Club Meeting: 10:0:
a.m. at First United Methodist Church:
Apopka. For information, call Sharon a;
407-889-2628.

Apopka Foliage Sertoma Club Meeting;!
12:00 noort, at the Elks Lodge 2422, 201:
W. Orange Avenue, in Apopta. Public
welcome. Visit our Web site at www.foliag*
esertoma.org for location. For more info;'
contact Joyce Brocker at 407-8.9-5305. '

Apopka Tater Bowl Rally: 50 p.m. at:
Kit Land Nelson Park. The purpose of the:
Tater Bowl is to bring the Apopka com-
munity together by bringing the schools
together for a day of fdendship Students
participating will receive gifts and the
members of the teams will n t only be
competing for pride, but for awards as
well. For information, a Faceboot account
under the name of Tater Bowl I-Comm.
UNITY Pep Rally has been set ip. Don't
forget the annual Pancake suppi sched-.
uled September 10 in the Welwva High
school cafeteria.

Balling For Jesus: 6:00 p.m 8:00
p.m. Play basketball at Phylis Wheatley
Elementary Gym. For information, call
Bobby Scott at 407-247-5553 email
jadamone@aol.com.

"(OCLS) Orange County Pubic Library
North Orange Branch Address: 1211 E.,
Semoran Boulevard, Apopka 436 (Semoran)
and Thompson Road. www.ods.it. To re-
serve a space, call 407-835-7323
"Apopka Area Chamber of Coromrce, 180'
E. Main St. Apopka. For more dio. call 407.-
886-1441.

Tosend info for
Inclusion In the community
events calendar,
fax 407-889-4121 or email
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PEP: Apopka improved on both sides of the ball in the second half


Continuedfrompage 1B

Darters. the first half against Oak
Ridge ,was not pretty. Not only did
the Pioneers lead 19-13 at the half.
but things just %weren't looking good
for Apopka.
Even though Apopka's offense
had rushed for nearly 170 N ards on 30
carries, the Blue Darters had gained
those yard, in an unusual fashion.
Apopka had several long gains to
rack up some yardage. but also had
14 rushes of two yards or less.
Fortunately for the Darters. two
touchdown passes, including one with
just nine seconds left in the first half
accounted for Apopka's scoring in the
first two quarters. Quarterback Keon
Brooks hooked up with wide receiver
Synjohn Lilly tor the two scoring
plays.
Defensively. te Darters im-
proved in the second half, just as they
did on offense. However, it's still
going to take a while for this Apopka
defense to get back to anywhere close
to where it needs to be. Inexperience
is rampant on that side of the ball for
the Blue Darters. And, only time can
cure the inexperience factor.
On special teams, there were
some ups and downs.


Placekicker Alex Catron '.was
four-of-rise on extra points. barely)
missing his f.rst one. Knocking those
through e% er' time is important for
the Darters. He put a couple of his
kickoffs into the end zone. %while a
couple of others were misplayed b%
the Oak Ridge returned and caused
the Pioneers to start inside their own
5- ard line.
Tom Smith ran an Oak Ride
kickoff back 85 yards for a touch-
dow n. but the score was nullified by
an illegal block in the back. so that
is good news oershadowed by \cr\
bad new s for the Blue Darters.
Also. an Apopka punt was re-
turned to the 14- ard line by Oak
Ridge and the Pioneers scored on the
next play.
Injuries are also taking their toll
on Apopka. although some players
should be back oer the next week or
two.
(5'. 0.


Wekiva at DeLand
For the second year in a row. the
Mustangs must open the season at
DeLand.
As a reward, they get to face the
2009 Class 6A runner-up in the Bull-
dogs, who eliminated Apopka in the


state semiinnal- last ,ea-on.
DeLand is certaiml a team that is
talked about w hen considering teams
that might play for the state title in
December.
They "'e got se% eral returners
from last %ear's strong squad. includ-
ing offensis e lineman TreN Pettis, son
of head coach Ke% in Pettis. and all-
around skill player De'ante Saunders.
DeLand didn't get to be a pre-
mier team by not being focused and
read\ to play each Fnda. night. The
Bulldogs will be looking to open the
2010 season %with a successful outing.
just as the% did in their 3.4-0 \ictors
o\ er Weki\ a last s ear.
The Mustangs. on the other hand,
cannot be intimidated and must be
focused on the task at hand. w\%hich is
impro\ ing and play ing their best from
the opening \whistle to the final horn.
Last year. Weki\a had a rough
start against the Bulldogs and it went
downhill from there. The same thing
happened last week against Lake
Brantley in the Kickoff Classic. That
can't happen if the Mustangs have
any hope of being competitive with
DeLand.
A focused Wekiva team can give
the Bulldogs some fits. but if the
Mustangs are going through the mo-


tions. it could get ugly.
Hopefully for the Mustangs.
the' "11 ha\e their heads on straight
and will gi\e DeLand all it \ants.
The score \\ill be DeLand
30-Wekiva 7.


lIake Brantley at Apopka
This is one of the premier
opening-week games across Central
Florida as both are perennial pla. off
contenders and ha\ e strong running
games.
While Apopka leads the series
w ith 15 victories in 27 games, it's
alw ayss been a good game. especially
o\ er the past decade or so. Apopka
has w on the last three games.
Lake Brantle. 's last w in w as a
7-3 triumph in 2006. Rick Darling-
ton's first game back as Apopka's
coach after he spent three years in
Valdosta. Ga.
I fully expect this game to be a
high-scoring affair. Lake Brantley's
shutout of Wekiva is impressive, but
the Blue Darters will present plenty
of problems for the Patriots, even
with defensive lineman Joey Grant
leading the way for Lake Brantley.
I could be wrong. but I think it
will probably take at least 30 points


to % in this game.
Despite some passing prowess in
their respective preseason victories,
Lake Brantley and Apopka still rely
on the run to prime the offensive en-
gine and that won't change.
For the Blue Darters, an inexpe-
rienced defense is a concern, but the
Apopka offense maN turn into its best
defense. Clock-hogging drives that
end in scores \\ ill be best for Apopka,
as the\ keep the Lake Brantles of-
fense on the sideline. You can't score
w without the ball.
In addition, Apopka's kicking
game. much impro\ ed with senior
Alex Catr n, must become a weapon,
I can see a handful of games this sea-
son \ here special teams in general
could be the difference between a win
and a loss for the Blue Darters.
I wouldn't be surprised to see
Lake Brantley head back to Seminole
County with a victory, but just don't
see it happening.
I think Apopka will find enough
defense to keep the Patriots at bay,
and the offense will give the defense
enough time on the bench to stay
fresh late in the fourth quarter when
the game is likely decided.
The score will be Apopka 33-
Lake Brantley 29.





The Apopka Chief, September 3,2010, Page 12B


t My cousin is a stunt dog! He trains

works in a tiny circus and he loves
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Circuses are the greatest shows on Earth! Long ago, cyclist rous
people in Europe who entertained for a living traveled to 70 4 rider
villages, fairs or even marketplaces to do their acts. They jugg 3 6
would juggle, do acrobatics, perform magic, or show 5
trained animals. In 1770, a well-known horseman named 0 trainer -
Philip Astley enclosed his riding show in a ring in an j clown -
outdoor amphitheater. The show was a big success so he /
added more acts: clowns, tumblers, a band and trained ringmaster -
dogs. In 1779 he built the first indoor ring and the ae -
modern circus was born! aerialist .
Today, we also have circuses that are more like theater t I
performances, blending acrobatics and other feats of skill go -
with music and storytelling. One group, Cirque du Soleil, 5f9-
has actors, dancers, clowns, musicians, singers, and even_ _
athletes who do acrobatics, extreme sports and martial arts!
Read these clues about 10
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8. does acrobatics in the air using equipment with an extra puzzle about careers and
9. this person balances on a unicycle a reading log and certificate set too!
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RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE MEDIATION PROGRAM (RMFM)
9th Judicial Circuit Court, Orange County, Florida
HOMEOWNERS' FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


What is foreclosure?
Foreclosure is a 'egal process by
whcr '.the lender attempts to re-
cover tr.e prcpe y in question as
a result of the homeo,vner s fa lure
to make payments
What is the RMFM Program?
The RMFM Program is the Resi-
dential Mortgage Foreclosure Me-
diation Program that has been or-
dered by the Florida Supreme
Court in Administrative Order 09-
54 and the Ninth Judicial Circuit
Court Administrative Order No.
2010-11 This program mandates
that all homestead foreclosure ac-
tions be sent to mediation before a
final judgment is issued.
What is mediation?
Mediation is a meeting between
the parties (the lender/plaintiff and
the borrower/defendant), including
any legal counsel they may bring,
with a neutral third party the me-
diator. The mediator is a Florida
Supreme Court Certified Media-
tor who has been appointed by the
court to determine whether you
and the lender can work out an
agreement to. prevent the foreclo-
sure of your home. The mediator
helps the parties reach a fair, ne-
gotiated agreement.
How do I enter the RMFM Pro-
gram?
Pursuant to the Ninth Judicial Cir-


Cuir s Adminstratve Orcer a!:
homestead foreclosure actions
filed on Ju:y 2 22 1 1 r later i
be aucmat ca:y refe"ec to ine
RMFM Prog'am The Prcgram
Manager ,',ill contact you based on
the information it receives from the
lender
Why should I mediate my mort-
gage problem?
Many difficulties with mortgag-
es, either before an action is filed
(such as when an ARM reset is ap-
proaching or when a homeowner
is slightly behind in payments), or
while a foreclosure case is pend-
ing, can be resolved through rea-
sonable discussions. Mediation
brings all parties to the table to
discuss these problems with a
trained mediator. An experienced
mediator can help the parties find
a creative solution. Because mort-
gage lenders do not want to own
houses, they are generally will-
ing to talk with a borrower about
reasonable, practical solutions to
bring the mortgage current. Me-
diation, which provides you and
the lender to each speak privately
with the mediator as well as to dis-
cuss matters together, may result
in the parties reaching an agree-
ment without the potentially stress-
ful one-on-one negotiations you
and the lender may have without a


trained neutral mediator present.
Is there a cost to me to partici-
pate in the RMFM Program?
There ;s no cost to the homeo,,'n-
er for this program The lender or
loan servicing agent pays the re-
quired fees that cover the cost of
filing the action, mediation and the
financial counselor. If this does not
settle the case all or part of'the
managed mediation fee may be
assessed against the borrower if
the case proceeds to final hearing
before a judge.
Who are the mediators?
The independent foreclosure me-
diators are trained in mediation
and foreclosure law. They are
certified by the Florida Supreme
Court.
Will the mediator issue a deci-
sion in my case?
No. All the mediator can do is help
the parties look at the dispute ob-
jectively, discuss options for work-
ing out the mortgage, listen to
each side privately and together,
and help the participants find a so-
lution. A mediator does not make
any decisions, judgments, or red-
ommendations on the outcome of
the mortgage dispute, nor does
the mediator provide legal advice
to either party,
Do I-need an attorney to assist
with the Mortgage Foreclosure


Mediation Program?
No You may represent yourself.
However. you do have the right to
an attorney, should you choose to
engage one
Do all borrowers who signed
the mortgage need to attend the
mediation session?
Yes all borrowers must be present
at the mediation session. Should
all parties not be able to attend,
the borrower attending should
bring a completed Power of Attor-
ney for the borrowers) who will
not be able to attend (such as a
parent or spouse).
Is mediation confidential?
Yes. All discussions held during
mediation are confidential and
may not be disclosed.
What do I need to bring to me-
diation?
Prior to mediation, you are re-
quired to meet with a Financial
Counselor; this meeting will be
scheduled by the Program Man-
ager. You will complete a Financial
Disclosure form with the Financial
Counselor and submit it to the Pro-
gram Manager. You will need the
following items for your appoint-
ment with the Financial Counselor:
Previous Year's Tax Return
Proof of Income
Most recent Bank Statement
Current Utility Bills for Prop-


erty in Foreclosure
Copy of your Mortgage
Any other information that
may be helpful
Where will the mediation be
held?
The mediation will be held at the
Orange County Courthouse. You
will be notified of the address and
room location prior to your media-
tion.
What happens if we settle?
If the lender and homeowner reach
an agreement, the mediator will
write a settlement agreement that
both the lender and the homeown-
er will sign. This settlement agree-
ment will be binding on the parties
and will be filed with the court.
What happens if we cannot set-
tle?
If the parties cannot settle at the
mediation, they may agree to con-
tinue negotiating at another date
and time. If the parties do not wish
to continue negotiating at another
time, the case will be returned to
the court.
What happens if I do not attend
the mediation?
If you decide not to attend the me-
diation, the case will be returned to
the court.


orangecountybar.org/mediation.asp


CL SS F ED ClAssified Deadline Call 4078862777
4M5 p.m. Monday Fax 407-889-4121


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40. FINANCIAL


41. BUSI iESS
OPPORTUNITIES

BUSINESS FOR SALE
NE Lake Countv: Mount
Dora Eustis Ta-
vares area. Antiques,'
What-Not Collectibles
Consignment Shop.
Attractively decorated
& displayed shop with
lots of parking. Great
corner location on major
roadway, near down-
town. Two buildings with
space for flea market
opportunity or other
uses. Assume existing
lease with option to pur-
chase. $25.000. George
LaPierre. Central Flonda
Real Estate Connection,
Inc. 407-426-1105 or
cfrecil @yahoo.com.
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something different
now, how will your life be
any different in 5 years?
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41. BUSINESS
OPPORTUNmES
EARN EXCELLENT



42- MONEY TO LEND

4_ M TO L14


44. FIANCAL-MISC.

2l PETS

POMERANIAN p-p-
c es? C\C re'gste'ea
' '"a es $4C'0 eac
427-SCS-593

WANTED: SMALL dog
for senior couple. Mixec
OK. 2 ears or younger
407-583-9590.


53. ANIMALS A2D
UV ESTOMI.KSC.

PET CARE CENTER of
Apopka wants to help
keep your pet healthy.
Call 407-884-8924.
KJ N-"903-0910 PET 53



60. MERCHANDISE
FOR SALE

61. APPLIANCES, LARGE

APOPKA Appliances,
936 S. Orange Blossom
Trail. Complete in-home
services. $20 off with
this ad. Full line of used
appliances available.
$129 and up. 407-886-
2255. 407-497-7458.
Delivery available. Free
haul-away service.
CC0730-0917APO 61

62. APPLIANCES, SMALL

64. FOLIAGE FOR SALE

65. FURNITURE


CLASSIFIED
WORK


66. GARAGE SALES 69. SPORTING GOODS


ALL GARAGE
SALE ADS


V. .'-E


CHILDREN'S clothes,
$1.75 a bag. Bassinets.
cribs, highchairs, walk-
ers. car seats, toys. Buy
& sell. Baby Lady, 3-Star
Flea Market. Saturday &
Sunday. 407-731-4248.
V-0820-0910 KIN e66
3-STAR FLEA Market
every Saturday/Sunday.
40 dealers selling lawn-
mowers, weedeaters,
sno-cones, pies, cribs,
highchairs, knives, hats,
books, household, toys,
clothes, office supplies,
electronics. Big variety.
Summernclearance, 25c
items. Bead kits. New
items, $1. Silly Bandz,
$1/package. 2390 S.
Orange Blossom Trail,
Apopka. 407-731-4248.
00903-0910 THR l6

3-FAMILY YARD sale
Friday & Saturday, Sep-
tember 3 & 4, 8-2 p.m.
615 Ryan Avenue. Small
appliances, comput-
er, cabinet, desk, gas
smoker, tools, toys,
clothes (Men XL, W &
kids).
C0903 MIZ 6b


67. MUSICAL
INSTRUMENTS


69. SPORTING GOODS


ESTATE SALE Friday\
Sunday.9a .-?House-
hold, toys. clothes, fam-
ily & school. dog house
Pat Patterson Court.
off Thompson Road
Weather permitting
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MULTI-FAMILY: 603
Dunlap Drive 32712
September 4 & 5. 8-2
p.m. Clothes, house-
hold items. jet ski boat
407-733-6849

MULTI-FAMILY SALE
Zellwood, ott Jones.
Avenue Tlhurlsday-Sat
urday. Soptembo' 2,3 :&,
4. 7:30-4 p.m I urnii itue.
tools, clothing fo iall,
toys, miscellaneous.
iC.tl)03 McI 6t,
MULTI-FAMILY YARD
Sale. Friday & Saturday
8-4pm. 531 N.LakeAve
Apopka. Furniture, wed-
ding dress, baby items.
tools, clothes and Lmuch
more
WN)il) WWOI Oil;

CLASSIFIED
WORK


70. MERCHANDISE
MISC.

ORNAMENTAL IRON




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a.blo s\', in S. $8 9-
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RECEIVING hl.nkets.
?.he Hlankets $1 lvin
sheets, $1 4,0. ,"31


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71. JEWELRY


Advertise USEDTIRES!! ste Opon
Mounted balanced Services
screen enclosures ii 4This 13" aioUF $60 Roll Ofl Dumpster Rental
scre 14" esuir, $80 '.' Cardboard Bale emoval
*Pod Enclosures 15" f aE $100 Tree Trimming Cardboard Recyding

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asscwsmS.NEWW1RES Removal Forkhfl Service
ConeSfor 13weeks McGees Tire Shop Bobcat Service Debri Can-up
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ADVERTISE YOUR SKILLS
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our shipping dept. Must be self
motivated, work flexible hours,
have own transportation, computer
knowledge, good communication
skills. Prior experience in the
industry is a plus. Fax resume
with references to 407-656-3868
attention shipping.


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CLA SSIFD7 Classified Deadline Call 407-886-2777
5 p.m. Monday Fax 407-889-4121


71. JEWELRY



72. COMPUTERS,
ELECTRONICS
NEED A CELL PHONE
/s' Bee&e's Ce.. a.'s
at C03 S C5^ oca


H.P. FAX, PRINTER,
16 rc, -c 'c- a,-c
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& p'a/er Al $120 407-
461-0556



80. TRANSPOR-
TATION


81. AUTOS FOR SALE

1965 MUSTANG II
100% restored 90%A
original Black & white
interior All papers. Can-
dy apple red. Must see
$12,800.407-421-3360,
321-354-7569.
CC:'93--'4 ---CA" 4"


90. AUTOMOT VE


91. AUTOMOTIVE
REPAIR & PARTS


92. AUTO ACCESSORIES


112 HOME 114. PROFESSIONAL 122. TRADESCHOOLS


ALL SEASONS PEST


93. AUTO DETAIUNG 113.LANDSCAPING


RANDY'S MOBILE
A-.i De a g Do e
at /,-' oca' cs 7-
668-2636

94. AUTOMOTVE-
MISC.

Any

Junk Car
Cash Paid Up To


$500
running or not!
352-445-39


82. BOATS FOR SALE IIO. SERVICES


83. MOTORCYCLES
FOR SALE

84. RECREATIONAL
VEHICLES FOR SALE


86. TRUCKS FOR SALE

1990 FORD DIESEL
box truck $2,600. 407-
814-8770. Kim or Phil.
B0903-0910 UPS 86

87. VANS FOR SALE


88. TRANSPORTATION
FOR HIRE

89. TRAILERS FOR SALE


90. AUTOMOTIVE


III. CHILD CARE

EVENING OR week-
end babysitter. Need
to run an errand or go
out for the night? I will
watch your little one.
Reasonable rates. 321 -
228-6354.
E0813-6910 WEA 11'
FAMILY DAY CARE
home. Licensed with
CDA. Off Apopka Bou-
levard, near Hiawassee.
Monday-Friday, 5 a.m.-
6 p.m Call Miss Linda.
407-886-7099.
(.COH20-0910 CAR 111
CHILD CARE: Infant-4 -
years. Part time or
full time. CPR & First
Aid certified. 407-271-
1356.
W0903-092.1 YEL 111

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115. ELDERLY CARE

116. SERVICES-MISC.


117. CEMETERY
PROPERTY
HIGHLAND MEMORY
Gardens 4 lots n Gar-
den of Nativity. $3.000
each. Buy 2 or 4. 407-
886-0556.
E C3- .'9 C Cm,
LAWN CRYPT pack-
age with two openings
& closings. Highland
Memory Gardens. 407-
880-2514.
C3813-C-9-C.AR 17
HIGHLAND Memo-
rial Garden. Garden of
Peace. Two plots with
vaults, $4.000. 352-
753-3962.
CC0820-0910 HAT 117

120. SCHOOLS

121. PROFESSIONAL
SCHOOLS

TRAFFIC SCHOOL
First time classes &
traffic ticket classes. All
ages. Call City Driving
School. 407-880-6003.
J N0903-0910 TFN CIT 121


130. REAL ESTATE

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We V.1.1 nno'KnOA ngi)
accept ant, adverts:ng
for real estate which is
in violationn of the law.
All persons are hereby
informed that all dwell-
ings advertised are
available on an equal
opportunity basis.

131. VACANT LAND

132. CONDOMINIUMS
FOR SALE
IN BEAUTIFUL Errol
Estate Country Club.
2BR/2.5BA townhome
condo, end unit. Sale
ortrade. 847-428-0969.
CC0813-0910 CAS '32

133. HOMES FOR SALE

APOPKA foreclosures.
Great bargains. Free
list of Apopka & NW
Orange foreclosures &
corporate houses for
sale. George LaPierre,
Central Florida Real
Estate Connection,
Inc. 407-426-1105 or
cfrecil @yahoo.com.
E0820-0910 LAP 133


ADVANTAGE -a.'.--
ca'e C-. t "- & ecge.
$2 & -: -ce-sec &
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RELAX LAWN Man-
'e-'ace Maintenarce.
"o.i ng edgrng rnm-
mmng ,',eed eating.
shubts Full service
company Call for free
estimates. 407-862-
9457.
B2c27-2" -7 EL -"3
RON'S Landscaping.
Professional weekly
lawn care. Guaranteed.
Payable monthly. As
low as $25 per week.
20 years experience.
Licensed & insured
with references. (o) 407-
814-9074. (c) 407-641-
7235. Free estimates.
C0716-0910 SPI 113
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Affordable lawn service.
No job too small. Give
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114. PROFESSIONAL

OFFICE cleaning. Need
your office cleaned?
I'm licensed, honest
& responsible. I have
reasonable rates. Call
407-731-1792.
C0813-0910 RAM 114
CENTRAL FLORIDA!
Affordable parking lot
cleaning. Attention
property managers.
We are ready to start
cleaning your proper-
ties. Give us a call.
407-540-8091 or fax us
at 407-540-8089.
CC0827-0917 DAU 114
DOOR & WINDOW
repair service. Glass,
screen, hardware &
locks. Residential/com-
mercial. Reasonable
rates. 321-436-5798.
CC0903-0924 MAG 114


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130. REAL ESTATE


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MAITLAND BLVD. area
3BR 2BA. family room.
Just reduced to $5000.
Will trade house, car,
boat or motorcycle.
1560 sq. ft., under A'C
407-948-2592
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407-884-47oo
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@ 1749 Country Terrace Ln,
Apopka Well mantaned
32 home located close to
entertainment and schools.
836 Votaw Rd, Apopka.
ATTENTION INVESTORS!!
Completely renovated Du-
plex with (2) 2/2 units. Lo-
cated close to shopping.
entertainment and schools.
1719 Deanna Dr, Apopka.
Charming 3/2 in a quiet
neighborhood located near
schools, entertainment and
shopping.
805 Flewelling Ave,
Ocoee. Beautiful 3/2 home
provides the laid back life-
style with plenty of personal
service, educational, enter-
tainment and recreational
amenities in historic district
of downtown Ocoee.
SPURLOCK GROUP
Real Estate Solutions
407.884.6464
www.spurlockgroup.com
W.G. Spurlock, Lic.R.E. Broker


134. TOWNHOMES
DUPLEXES FOR SALE


135. MANUFACTURED
HOMES FOR SALE


136. MOBILE HOMES
RYS FOR SALE

920 CHRISTIANA A\'

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ROCK SPRINGS Mo-
bile Home Park. 1994
mobile home. 2BR 2BA.
wood floors. CHA. W.OD.
shed. S6.500 OBO. 407-
480-8758.
C3csC-09o- o '036
ROCK SPRINGS
Mobile Home Park.
3BR/2BA. screen porch.
laundry room. S17,000.
407-461-2999. Ask for
Mike.
CC.S2'--0917 HUD '36
REDUCED TO SELL
2003 mobile home.
3BR/2BA in Apopka
park. Call Sandy 407-
410-0438.
CC0813-0910 HOU 136
1989 3BR/2BA mobile
home. Rock Springs
Park. Shed & awning.
407-884-0603. $16,000.
C0820-0910 BRA 136
NICE 2BR/1BA mobile
home. Sun Resorts gat-
ed community., Apopka.
$25,000 OBO. Special
showing Sunday, 9-5
p.m. Must call to see.
Owner motivated! Call
321-431-2839 or 321-
452-0686.
CC0827-0917 ROG 136

137. COMMERCIAL
PROPERTY FOR SALE


Greenhouses
Prices Reduced
264K SF S00K
275K SF S2.9M
279K SF S2.2 M
Smaller u\'rseries Availabl
LAKE ( OL;NTY
VA('ANT LAND)
5S Acres. S18.000 l per acre.
0ivtcr liiiancridi
Florida Land Brokers
Lic. R.E. Broker
407-323-5552

138. HOMES TO SHARE


139. APARTMENTS/
CONDOS FOR RENT


139. APARTMENTS
CONDOS FOR RENT


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APOPKA,'WEKIVA
2.: o'. sec ,ieoa. nice
CER l:'la F.replace.
araJen tub. cathedral
ce. ngs $795 monthly.
."07-86-3558

COMPLETELY fur-
nisheC studio apart-
ment. All utilities in-
cluded. Weekly rate &
deposit required. Call
for more details. 321-
231-4645.
EG813-090 COF 139
3510 WALKER ROAD,
Apopka. Studio, $125/
week. 1BR/1BA, $170/
week. 2BR/1BA, $200/
week. Call 321-279-
6530.
CC&27-0917 THU 139
1 BEDROOM, fenced
yard, plenty of parking,
pets OK. Half block off
busline. $475 monthly.
407-948-2592.
CC0903-0924 SM 139







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140. HOMES/DUPLEXES
FOR RENT
APOPKA, CIMARRON
Hills duplex. 2BD/2BA
with bonus room, 1 car
garage. Fans, blinds. No
pets. Thoroughly clean,
well maintained. $795
monthly, $800 security.
407-886-0200.
CC0820-0910 MOX 140


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140 HOMESWDUPLEXES
FOR RENT


3BR/2BA HOUSE
o%\ nto\- n Apopka.
Ne\ ea\enlhing $850
mc'nthl\ $500 deposit.
407-383-2:35.
k,',N.1"0-,",> 'K\V.4",
LAKE APOPKA:
Clean. freshl\ paint-
ed 2BR 2BA. CH A,
dish%\asher, disposal,
tile floors, built-in mi-
crowave. Background
check. $500 deposit,
$700 monthly or $170
weekly. 407-880-3727.
1\-083-090 CAS 4
ONE 1 BEDROOM unit
with AC. Lake Apopka.
$140 weekly. Deposit
$400. Utilities included.
Background check.
407-880-3727.
W0813-0910 CAS 140
TANGERINE 2BR/1BA
duplex. All appliances,
water, sewer & trash
included. $675 monthly.
$700 security deposit.
Call Jim 407-889-4882.
B0813-0910 JNJ 140
2BR/2BA, GARAGE,
fenced yard, 1,400 sq.
ft. 141 N. Central Av-
enue. First, last & $850
security required. $850
monthly. Non-smoking.
No pets. 407-889-3934.
CC0820-0910 MCN 140
DUPLEX NICE
2BD/1BA next to bike
trail/Kit Land Nelson
Park, near Florida Hos-
pital, 248 E. 1st St.
Available now. $755/
mth + deposit. Frank,
407-252-0983.
CCo820-0910oGIV 140

APOPKA 3BR/1BA
Large fenced backyard,
fireplace. New remod-
eled kitchen. Zoned for
Rock Springs Elemen-
tary. $895 monthly. $895
security. 407-509-6743.
CC0827-0917 WIL 140

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If so, you can publish
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Call The Apopka Chief
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140. HOM /DULA
FOR RENT

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3BR/2BA, 6 ACRES, 5
stall barn, new carpet.
407-889-4232.
/VicJ3- C924 HOR 140
FOR RENT: 1719 Dean-
na Drive. 3BR/2BA.
$1,100 monthly. 507 N.
LakeAvenue. 3BR/2BA.
$850 monthly. 407-884-
6464.
48093- 0910 SPU 140
GOOD DEAL-2BR/2BA
unit with screen room
and storage. Excellent
location. $700 monthly
407-880-7455
C0813-0910 HIC 140
APOPKA 3BR/2BA,
single cargarage. Walk-
ing distance to AHS.
$950 monthly. $500
deposit. 407-383-2535.
W0813-0910 MCG 140
ZELLWOOD 3BR/2BA
CH/A. Spacious front &
side yard. No pets. $800
monthly. $800 deposit.
Call 407-886-7547.
CC0813 0910 CAR 140
ONE BEDROOM
house. Private property.
$200 weekly. All utilities
included. No pets. No
bus line. 407-703-5455.
CC0903-0924 BAR 140


140. OMEt.UWLEAk
FOR RENT

APOPKA 3BR/1.5BA
- age ,', ,--

:escs -32"--799"

DUPLEX: 2BR/1BA,
- A $S75C --tr /
',- & as' S20C ca-rage
ceccsT 4G7-647-!746
2,, 2: 22- -" -
APOPKA, DREAM La-e
area. 3 2 BA.A. ace -
a"ces '/i D Bg cacK-
/a'c .ea' a sccoo s
S 000 rmortr / S5CG
secure? 407-8'5-'585

NEWLY REMODELED
2BR 1BA WV D nooK-
up fard marantenarce
included $775 month /
S775 deposit. 407-342-
5640

ERROL ESTATE:
3BR/28A, double car
garage, fireplace, large
master suite. S1,.000
monthly. 407-718-3023,
407-886-1157.
W093-C:924 PUS -C
3BR/1.5BA, Apopka
area. CH/A. $750
monthly. $750 deposit.
Single car garage. 407-
341-0337.
CC0903-0924 STE 140
APOPKA 2BR/2BA
Martin Street, $950
monthly. 2BR/lBA, Er-
rol Place Circle, $850
monthly. Altamonte,
3BR/1BA, Hillview
Street, $850 monthly.
407-869-7370.
C0903-0924 SAN 140
2BR/2BA, FENCED
yard, garage. $800
monthly. $700 deposit.
Across from AHS. On
bus route. 407-886-
2921.
CC0903-0924 LEM 140

141. MOBILE HOMES/
LOTS FOR RENT

NW

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LOTS FOR RENT

1 & 2 BEDROOM -c-
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oe ng taxes' 'or e.ee<,)
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No pets 321-689-3096
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LOT FOR RV ONLY. At
Sun Resort, 3000 Ciar-
cora Road. Lot #1111.
Apopka S300 plus
e!ectrc 305-395-5506

BEAUTIFUL QUIET
Zellwood Park. S125-
$150 weekly. 1 &2bed-
rooms. electnc. water,
trash included. On bus
line. Fenced yard. Coin
W/D. 352-989-2468.
CC00813-091, TOL 41
OBRV RESORT: 1/2
off first month. Fam-
ily & pet fnendly. Pool,
laundry & restrooms.
407-886-3260.
W0813-0910 DAL 141
MULTIPLE MOBILE
homes. Variable prices.
Gated community. 407-
435-8288.
CCC813-0910 WHI 141
1 BEDROOM trailer on
pnvate lot. $110 weekly.
Utilities included. 407-
716-1083.
W0827-0917 THA 141
BEAUTIFUL
2BR/1.5BA totally re-
modeled trailer in quiet
park. $800 monthly
includes electric, wa-
ter, trash. Carport, 2
screen porches. 352-
989-2468.
CC0827-0917 TOL 141
ONE BEDROOM trailer.
Private property. $100-
$125 weekly. All utilities
included. No pets. No
bus line. 407-814-9032.
CC0903-0924 BAR 141


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M41. MOBILE HOMES/
LOTS FOR RENT

RENT/RENT TO OWN
0.'.-e- '. -arce.
2BP.2BA_ 2--rc-c se-
--", Mus:t be 55-.
-r s.'nea .'jfm s~hed
Pe'e--e-ces arnc back-
g-'.Dc c'ecK require.
321-230-5606.
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ONE BEDROOM Park
mroce.s $500-S550
-ontr- Deposits re-
quirec No pets N'o
smokers Sin Resorts.
407-889-3048.
a.':-A =A,' "-
2BR/1BA MOBILE
nome Newly remod-
eled Lakevilie Road
area No smoking No
pets $650 monthly
S400 security. 321-229-
2735

APOPKA AREA,
2BR.1.5BA, completely
redone. $550 monthly,
first & last. 407-886-
3696.
C0903-0924 HAP 141
ZELLWOOD STATION
Gated, 55+, 2BR/2BA,
W/D. $700 monthly.
407-267-2665 or 407-
703-4165.
C0903 PUL 141
2 BR/ 2 BA MOBILE
home on private land.
CH/A, newly remod-
eled. $700/ monthly.
407-889-9250
B0903-0910 MCG 141

141 A. MANUFACTURED
HOMES FOR RENT

APOPKA 3BR/1BA
Large yard, 3 sheds.
$575 monthly plus de-
posit. 1B/1BA, large
yard, 1 shed. $400
monthly plus deposit.
Small pets OK. Pri-
vate property. 407-230-
3941.
C0903-0924 KIE 141A

142. ROOMS FOR RENT

FURNISHED ROOM
Cable, utilities includ-
ed. In home with pool.
Lockhart area. $130
weekly plus deposit.
321-297-5160. Refer-
ences required.
CC0813-0910 GRO 142
ROOMS FOR RENT
Zellwood area. 352-
383-2699.
W0813-0910 HER 142
FURNISHED ROOM
Kitchen, cable, laundry.
Smoker OK. No bus
line. $100 weekly. $100
deposit. 321-257-9248.
W0820-0910 POW 142
ROOMMATE wanted.
$400 per month. Share
utilities. Full house
privileges. No deposit
required. Nice neighbor-
hood. 407-309-0099.
CC0827-0917 GRA 142


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APOPKA: SMALL ~-
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at $350. Ca 757-8-4-
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ROOM FOR RENT.
Large fumr-sheC 'oo-
Deposit required Ca!!
407-702-3067

APOPKA, SHARE
romne pmileges with one
other All utilites satel-
Irte. W D. 5145 %,eek'v,.
one week deposit 40-
765-8125

FURNISHED ROOM
with cable, pr,ate
bath References $300
monthlty321-439-5394.
"-383-" ;LOP-42
NICE ROOM, furnished
or unfurnished in home
on 10 acres for mature,
honest person who
values peace and quiet
and who has steady em-
ployment. Central heat
& air, kitchen & laundry
privileges. Utilities, sat-
ellite & Internet hook-up
included. References
required. $115 weekly or
$450 monthly. Deposit.
Call 407-529-9721.
E0813-0910 THO 142
ROOMS, BENT OAKS
starting $125 weekly.
407-886-3120. Leave
meS 13-0910CAM 142
ALL UTILITIES includ-
ed. All household privi-
ledges. $120 weekly.
Must be employed.
407-889-9250
B0903-0910 MCG 142
ROOMS: NO PETS.
Small pets are extra.
Pool, kitchen privileges.
All utilities included.
$450 monthly. 407-463-
4886.
C0820-0910 VUK 142
FURNISHED ROOM
$350 monthly includes
electric & water. Shared
privileges. 321-388-
2712.
CC0827-0917 LOR 142
FURNISHED ROOM
Apopka. Private bath,
kitchen & laundry privi-
leges. Non-smoker. $95
weekly. $95 deposit.
321-436-5798.
CC0903-0924 MAG 142


Specializing In Foliage Nurseries
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01. TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY

10. ANNOUNCEMENTS

12. Counseling
13. Good Things To Eat
14. Legal Services
15. Lost and Found
16. Notices
17. Personals
18. Vacation Information
19. Wanted
20. Antiques & Collectibles
21. Health & Nutrition

30. EMPLOYMENT

31. Employment Wanted
32. Help Wanted
33. Part-Time Help Wanted

40. FINANCIAL

41. Business Opportunities
42. Money To Lend
43. Mortgages Wanted
44. Financial-Misc.

50. ANIMALS AND LIVESTOCK


60. MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

61. Appliances, Large
62. Appliances, Small
63. Farm Supplies & Equipment
64. Foliage For Sale
65. Furniture
66. Garage Sales
67. Musical Instruments
68. Nursery Supplies
69. Sporting Goods
70. Merchandise-Misc.
71. Jewelry
72. Computers/Electronics


80. TRANSPORTATION


81. Autos For Sale
82. Boats For Sale
83. Motorcycles For Sale
84. Recreational Vehicles For Sale
86. Trucks For Sale
87. Vans For Sale
88. Transportation For Hire
89. Trailers For Sale


Horses
Pets
Animals & Livestock-Misc.


90. AUTOMOTIVE


91. Automotive Repair & Parts
92. Auto Accessories
93. Auto Detailing
94. Automotive-Misc.

110. SERVICES

111. Child Care
112. Home
113. Landscaping
114. Professional
115. Elderly Care
116. Services-Misc.
117. Cemetery

120. SCHOOLS

121. Professional
122. Trade

130. REAL ESTATE

131. Vacant Land
132. Condominiums For Sale
133. Homes For Sale
134. Townhomes/Duplexes For Sale
135. Manufactured Homes For Sale
136. Mobile Homes/RVs For Sale
137. Commercial Property For Sale
138. Homes To Share
139. Apartments/Condos For Rent
140. Homes/Duplexes For Rent
141. Mobile Homes or Lots For Rent
141A. Manufactured Homes For Rent
142. Rooms For Rent
143. Offices For Rent
144. Commercial Property For Rent
145. Real Estate Wanted
146. Exchange
147. Nurseries for Sale or Rent
148. Rental Property Wanted


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144. COMMERCIAL
PROPERTY FOR RENT
TRACTOR TRAILER
Dark.ng Rock Sprnrgs
Roaa 407-886-7653

HIGHWAY 441 at 307
W Ma.n Street Office
building, approximateNl
300 sq. ft. $450 monthly.
407-886-7653






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12ft. ceilings, 10ft. door.
All A/C if needed. Great
location, behind tag of-
fice. 321-436-8456.
W0716-0910SEM 144
LARGE STORAGE lot
in Lockhart area for rent.
Night lights. $495. 407-
299-7809:
B0827-1015 LOC 144

145. REAL ESTATE
WANTED

147. NURSERIES FOR
SALE OR RENT


FOR RENT: PLANT
shade house, 15,000
sq. ft. $600 monthly.
Call Sam 407-886-6468.
CC0813-0910 HUA 147


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