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090112.SNG Serving Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Poinciana, Lake Nona, Harmony, Narcoossee, BVL L ifestyles Editor Peter Covino reviews horror film The Possession... Page B-1Lifestyles Coach Mal Harpell retires after 30-year career... Page A-7Sports 116TH YEAR SATURDAY EDITION 50 CENTS SEPTEMBER 1, 2012 CommunityFor the latest activities, events and classes, see...Page B-4 Fleeing woman slapped with list of chargesThe Florida Highway Patrol released a new extended list of charges against Angela Estrella. See page, A-2 Broadway series gala winners honoredThe 2011-12 Broadway Series Awards Gala at the Osceola Center for the Arts was still a star-studded formal affair. See page, A-5 Police Index LocalPa ge A4, Ed itor ia l Pa ge A8, Sp or ts Pa ge B4, Co mmuni ty Pa ge B1, Li fest yles Pa ge A2, Po lice newsWho do you plan to vote for president Nov. 6? President Barack Obama. Mitt Romney. third party candidate. I have not decided yet. Vote at www.around osceola.com Results from the Aug. 25 Question of the week: Are you ready for hurricane season? I have the necessary supplies. 4 votes, 33.3% I usually wait to see what the storm is going to do. 4 votes, 33.3% I dont see it as a threat. 3 votes, 25% Ive done some shopping. 1 vote, 8.3% Number of voters: 12 By Fallan Patterson Staff W riter St. Cloud teenager Matthew Scheidt Thursday was found guilty of masquerading as a licensed practitioner and treating patients last August at Osceola Regional Medical Center in Kissimmee. Scheidt, 18, will be sentenced in November on two counts of impersonating a physicians assistant and two counts of practicing medicine without a license by a jury of four men and two women. Jurors deliberated for nearly four hours, including two hours during which they requested to again watch the police interrogation video presented at trial, before Jury finds Matthew Scheidt guilty of impersonating a physicians assistant By Ken Jackson Staff W riter Residents of unincorporated Osceola County will soon have a recycling program and a way to earn some coupons for participating as well. Waste Management and Waste Services Inc. have partnered with the Recyclebank incentive program to o ffer residents, who before had no program like their counterparts in the cities of Kissimmee and St. Cloud, encouragement to separate their recyclable items from their garbage in exchange for discount offers for a long list of goods and services. The program begins today. Consumers who sign up online for the program will be eligible for d iscounts and deals from local and national businesses just by participating and making green actions that benefit the environment. The 86-gallon green recycling carts, in which all paper, plastic and glass County rolls out recycling program News-Gazette Photos/ Andrew SullivanAbove, workers for Waste Management contractor Trio delivered recycling carts to residents in the Pebble Pointe subdivision along Boggy Creek Road Aug. 21 in preparation for Osceola Countys single stream recycling program, which begins Sept. 1. Below, George Guerra, a resident of the Pebble Pointe subdivision near Buenaventura Lakes, inspects his new recycling cart following its delivery. By Fallan Patterson Staff W riter The family of Osceola County family and parental rights attorney Bill Lyng is desperate to get him home from Germany, nearly five months after he underwent brain surgery caused by a fall. Lyng, 60, and his wife Sherie were visiting their first grandchild, Alice, their daughter Lizzie and son-in-law Omar Bonnet in April in Germany as Bonnet was stationed at Ramstein Air Force base. The Lyngs were leaving their daughters home April 7 to head to the Frankfurt Airport to fly back to the states when everyone in the car noticed Bill Lyng was missing. Bonnet walked back up to the house and found Lyng lying in a pool of blood. He had fallen backward due to an unknown cause and struck the back of his head on the pebbled concrete. Bushes conceal the front of the house and nobody saw the fall. It was an accident, Sherie Lyng said, adding her husband had slowed down his practice in recent years due to health issues but German doctors dont know if those issues contributed to the fall. His practice was not in full force as it had been, Sherie said, adding she had been laid off and was helping him with his practice before the accident. He had become a little slow and weak. The night of the fall, Lyng had brain surgery and was placed on a respirator. He then had a second surgery to replace portions of his skull that had been removed due to his brain swelling. Sherie thought he was out of the Help is needed to get injured Kissimmee attorney back home Submitted PhotoKissimmee attorney Bill Lyng poses with his first grandchild, Alice, while visiting her in Germany in April, where her father was stationed. On the last day of the trip, Lyng fell and smacked his head on the concrete, causing him to undergo brain surgery. His family is trying to raise funds to return him to Osceola County. See Attorney, page A-7 See Recycling, page A-3 News-Gazette Photo/ A ndrew S ullivanF ollowing t he d eliver y of his verdict, Matthew Scheidt, center, h olds his head in his hands Scheidt was f ound guilty of f our of t he five o ffenses he was tried for, which included impersonating a physicians a ssistant a nd practicing medicine without a license Estrella See Scheidt, page A-2
Page A2, By Ken Jackson Staff W riter The Florida Highway Patrol released a new extended list of charges against Angela Estrella, the New York woman who drove her Toyota RAV4 on a wild ride Tuesday up the northbound Floridas Turnpike and then west on U.S. Highway 192, causing at least four crashes. Estrella, 36, was clocked at 112 mph on the Turnpike when troopers a ttempte d to pull her over. Instead of stopping, she exited onto 192 and intentionally rammed several vehicles, including an FHP patrol car, troopers said. Moreover, she caused two crashes, fled from troopers, attempted to run over trooper Jose Nieves Jr., and attempted to kill her 18-year-old daughter and middle school-aged son in a five-mile stretch from t he T urnpike to Michigan Avenue, where the vehicle finally crashing to a stop, the FHP report said. Estrella already had three counts of leaving the scene of a crash against her when she was taken into custody Tuesday. According to FHP spokesperson Kim Montes, Estrella was charged with additional charges Friday, including two counts each of kidnapping and attempted murder, three counts each of fleeing to elude and a ggravated battery and a count each of child abuse, aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident involving injury and carrying a concealed weapon. In addition to the criminal charges, Estrella will be charged with speeding, passing a stopped school bus and failure to stop for a red light. She is being held in the Osceola County Jail on zero bond. According to the FHP report, before troopers clocked Estrella at 112 mph on the turnpike, she told her children she wanted to kill them by speeding to 140 mph so they would crash. The daughter told troopers that she thought the final crash at Michigan Avenue and U.S. Highway 192, where police finally stopped the driver and had to extricate her from the SUV out the window, saved the life of both her and her brother. Estrella on Tuesday was committed under the Baker Act at Osceola Regional Hospital, where she was taken to treat injuries suffered in being removed from the car.Police still warning residents of scamKissimmee police detectives are warning residents of a kidnapping scam that is still occurring targeting Hispanic residents. Detectives have received approximately four reports in the last week from residents who have received a call in Spanish informing them that a family member has been involved in an accident and has been kidnapped, spokeswoman Stacie Miller said. The caller is demanding ransom money from the resident and threatens to further harm the family member if the demands are not met. Detectives are warning residents about this scam. If you receive a similar call, remain calm and contact the family member immediately to ensure they are safe. If you are unable to contact the family member, call law enforcement immediately. Do not agree to provide ransom money or meet anyone to deliver ransom money. Detectives are also asking the public to attempt to verify the callers claim by requesting the name of the abducted family member. Even if you have verified your family member is safe, detectives are urging citizens to report the incident immediately. When reporting the incident, be ready to provide the detectives with the following information: confirmation your family member is safe, specific demands the caller made, gender and accent of the caller, date, time and location the caller arranged for the ransom to be paid. Anyone with information on these types of calls is asked to contact the Kissimmee Police Department s E conomic Crimes Unit at 407-846-3333 by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).KPD conducting Labor Day enforcementThe Kissimmee Police Department is joining enforcement entities nationwide in taking a hard line on drivers who may be impaired or distracted this holiday weekend. KPD will be participating in national zero-tolerance DUI campaign Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over through Labor Day. Patrol units will be aggressively looking for all impaired drivers and will arrest anyone they find r egardless of age, vehicle type or time of day driving while impaired. This enforcement will be city wide. It is illegal in all 50 States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to drive with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 grams per deciliter. Despite these laws, in 2010 more than 10,000 people died in crashes in which a driver or motorcycle rider was impaired. Research has shown that high-visibility enforcement like the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign reduces alcohol-impaired driving fatalities by as much as 20 percent, KPD Chief Fran Iwanski said in a release. New York woman fleeing from police slapped with list of charges Police newsrendering their verdict. Scheidt did not testify. The teen also was found not guilty on one count of practicing medicine without a license pertaining to an incident at the hospital where Scheidt supposedly helped restrain a child receiving stitches in the emergency department. Scheidt sobbed as the verdicts were read just after 5 p.m. as one of his attorneys, OrangeOsceola Public Defender Migdalia Perez, comforted him. After he was handcuffed and being led to be fingerprinted, the teenager called out to his mother, Kelly Scheidt, who also was crying in the second row. Scheidt will be held without bond at the Osceola County Jail until sentencing Nov. 14, Ninth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Jon. B. Morgan ruled. A fourth charge of practicing medicine without a license was judicially acquitted Wednesday by Morgan, who ruled there wasnt sufficient circumstantial evidence that Scheidt removed an intravenous line from a patients arm while he was impersonating a physicians assistant at ORMC. Scheidts father, also named Matthew Scheidt, said he has suffered sleepless nights since his son was arrested last September. Im a realist. (If) you mess up, you mess up, the elder Scheidt said outside the Osceola County Courthouse. Its agonizing. Im doing my best to hold my emotions in check. Scheidts father wasnt surprised by Thursdays verdict, but had no answers to why his son would pretend to be a licensed practitioner and illegally treat patients. He was growing up and was going down the right path. I dont know what happened, the elder Scheidt said. He manipulated me, his mother (and) the people who mentored him. He let us down. Based on the verdict, Scheidt could be sentenced to 88.5 months in prison, according to Orange-Osceola Assistant State Attorney Sarah Freeman. However, because Scheidt is under the age of 21 and lacks a prior criminal record, Morgan could choose to sentence him as a youth offender. That means the judge doesnt have to follow the guidelines and can even sentence him to (only) probation, she said. The verdicts ended four days of trial in which Freeman presented Scheidt as a 17-year-old high school graduate who lied about his age to his employers and manipulated hospital staff to gain access to the ORMC emergency department. Freeman argued Scheidt, who was working as a billing clerk for a local surgical group, lied to hospital personnel to obtain a hospital identification badge labeling him a physicians assistant. He then used the badge to gain access to the hospitals emergency department where he told staff he was a physicians assistant and performed procedures on patients, including successfully resuscitating a woman by performing CPR. The defense would have you believe that because you saved a womans life, its not a crime, Freeman told the jury during her closing argument Thursday morning. (Scheidt is) trying to throw some smoke and clouds in there to cover up his actions. He was not the hero of the day. Orange-Osceola Public Defenders Jamie Kane and Perez maintained Scheidt told staff he was a physicians assistant student, which they admit he lied about, and that the blame falls on the human resources staff that provided the teen with the badge. This case is really about money, liability. Theyre terrified, Perez said about ORMC and its parent company, Hospital Corporations of America. When Edith Silva (the human resources clerk) gave him that badge, he ran with it. Hes a kid. Kane told the jury during opening statements Monday he agreed with Freeman that Scheidt had lied about certain things, including his age, claiming he was 19 on his application to the formerly named Osceola Surgical Management, but that it was the hospitals human resources departments mistake Scheidt had the wrong identification badge that allowed him access to the emergency department in August 2011. Scheidt was 17 at the time. Silva testified Scheidt requested a physicians assistant badge from her office on Aug. 24, 2011, because the practice he worked for, Osceola Surgical Management, had been renamed Osceola Surgical Associates when the hospitals parent company purchased it that month. He said Im a PA, Silva said. The office was very busy and I was distracted so I did not verify. Scheidt Continued from Page A-1 See Scheidt, page A-7 News-Gazette Photo/Andrew SullivanKelly Scheidt, left, watches as her son, Matthew Scheidt, has his fingerprints taken by sheriff deputies following his conviction Thursday afternoon. Scheidt will appear in court Nov. 14 for sentencing. Estrella 083012.TNG 083012.TNG 083012.TNG UPSIDE DOWN? If you are current on your mortgage and have been told you cant take advantage of the low interest rates because you owe more than your home value...Stop Worrying... Now You Can Refinance!NOW YOU CAN!Call to learn more about the new HARP 2.0 Program that may allow you to: Call Today! 407-931-3800www.butlermortgage.com HOWARD ChHANIN Diane KuiperStuart Adkins Regina Brady Charlene Sims Sabrina Stewart Lori Smith Julie ChavelJudy Epley Eva Krawczyk Barbara Bowling Chris Urban Miguel Zavala HARRY URBAN Horacio Toledo
Saturday, September 1, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page A3 By Ken Jackson Staff W riter A key to Osceola Countys economic development is filling the areas empty storefronts with business, and keeping them open to employ residents and generate positive cash flow. So to help, the Board of County Commissioners hosted the Helping Small Businesses Grow event, a free workshop to assist small businesses, after holding the same event last year with success. Moving Forward with Osceola County, an event in the Extension Services building at Osceola Heritage Park, was held in English on Wednesday and in Spanish on Thursday. The workshops included topics beneficial to both established and potential small business owners who are contemplating future business plans or expansion strategies. The countys Health, Tax Collector, Community Development and Economic Development departments were among those expected to hold presentations to share knowledge on how to best address things like wells and septic systems, tax receipt collections, permits and inspections, and programs that offer tax incentives. The Procurement Department will also speak on rules, processes and helpful hints for bidding on and competing for government contracts. County Manager Don Fisher, who also heads up Osceola Countys Economic Development department, said educating local vendors about the vetting process for bidding on municipal work serves as a benefit for both the coun ty and the business community. People talk about outsourcing government work, and we feel like we do that with every vendor we hire, he said. Its often better to do that from a price standpoint. This years Spanish event was very close to reaching capacity, as it did last year. In the past weve struggled to reach all local vendors, Fisher said. Having a session in Spanish is part of that outreach. Other speakers and community resources includes the Small Business Development Center, Workforce Central Florida, Hispanic Businesses Initiative Fund, Kissimmee/ Osceola Chamber of Commerce, and St. Cloud Greater Osceola Chamber of Commerce. Along the same lines of vetting companies for earning county government contracts, the Osceola School Districts Purchasing Department will host a training session on how to do business with the district on Sept. 13 from 4-5 p.m. in the districts Media and Instructional Technology Training Room at 817 Bill Beck Blvd. (Building 2000) in Kissimmee. The session will provide an overview of VendorLink, the districts automated online solicitation notification system. Those attending will learn about the districts solicitation process, obtain assistance with VendorLinks online registration process, and receive information about the specific commodities and services the district procures. To RSVP for this event, call the Purchasing Department at 407-870-4630. Osceola County helping small businesses grow through workshops recyclables go into, have already been distributed to the 52,000 Waste Management and 5,000 WSI customers the program will be available to the Waste Management have yellow lids, the WSI ones have black lids. The carts came with a brochure detailing what materials are recyclable and how to participate in the Recyclebank program. Osceola County will join more than 300 communities across the country and in the United Kingdom using the Recyclebank program; its website claims four million users. Waste Management Community Affairs Manager Amy Boyson said that Osceola County will be the largest county participating in Recyclebank. Osceola County Public Relations Officer Mark Pino said the timing was perfect for partnering the county with this kind of incentive program; the plan to get a recycling program for the unincorporated county had been about a year in the works. Its something the commissioners have wanted, he said. Theres no charge to the county for it, so its just a great fit. County residents received literature in the mail earlier this month introducing the program. A second letter, in a wave that just went or will be going out very soon, includes a unique PIN number that households will need to sign up for the program online. A third letter will remind homeowners about the program; it will be going out next week, the same time that the recycling collection is slated to begin. Residents served by Waste Management can sign up online at www.recyclebank. com/wm. Boyson also noted Apple and Android applications for smartphones are also available. Residents earn points toward rewards just for signing up, and then will get further points based on the tonnage of recyclables produced by a residents neighborhood, which should encourage those who want more points to push their neighbors to sign up and use their bins as much as possible, Boyson said. You reap the benefit of what your neighbors recycle, she said. We see recycling rates skyrocket when everything can go into one bin. Those points can be redeemed for special offers like free magazine subscriptions, restaurant gift cards, and coupons on food (Coca-Cola is a featured reward partner), clothing, sporting goods and accessories. Homes t hat had two r egular trash collections per week will now have one recycling pickup and one standard trash pickup, in addition to their weekly yard waste pickup. A bill signed into law by former governor Charlie Crist established a new statewide recycling goal of 75 percent to be achieved by the year 2020; currently 30 to 40 percent of cities and counties in Florida have a program. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 75 percent of all solid waste is recyclable, however only 30 percent of it actually gets recycled.RecyclingContinued from Page A-1 News-Gazette Photo/Andrew SullivanCounty residents will be able to recycle paper, plastic, glass and metal, without the need to separate them from each other, starting today. Contact Ken Jackson at 321-402-0435 or by email at kjackson@osceolanews gazette.com. 071212.TNG OLE R oO NNIE NN EEDS THE M oO NEY RSM AUTO GROUP INC.090112.SNG BU YY II T HEHE R EE PA YY II T HEHE R EE WWW.R SS MAUTO SS .COM07 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN SXTSto-N-Go Seating, Super Clean USED CAR COMPANY HH A SS MOV EDED TO 857 E E I I rlo Bronson H H wy. SS t. 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Cloud, F L L 3476902 T oyotaOYOTA H ighlander IGHLANDER V6, Auto, Cloth Int., Great SUV NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PLANNING ADVISORY BOARD This is to inform you that the City of Kissimmee Planning Advisory Board will make a Map, the City of Kissimmee Land Development Code Ordinance No. 2038 for the property described herein: The subject property is located at Michigan Avenue; Parcel ID # 02-25-29-1685-0003-0010 Legal Description: MARYDIA BLK 3 PB B PG 67 LOTS 1-4 & 13-16 10-25-29 ORD #2479 PROPOSED ORDINANCE NO. 12-22; MICHIGAN AVENUE AUTO REPAIR: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2038 KNOWN AS THE CITY OF KISSIMMEE REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The Planning Advisory Board will hold a meeting to consider their recommendation on said request Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers of City Hall, 101 N. Church Street, Kissimmee, FL. All interested parties may appear and be heard on the above date. 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Page A4, Keep chamber out of politicsThe Kissimmee/Osceola Chamber of Commerce has injected itself and its politics into the political decisions of the citizens of Osceola County. The chamber took on a political ballot issue and presented it in a hyper-partisan manner to the county commission. The chamber after stating that they would have to spend $50,000 to pay local people to gather signatures on a local ballot issue, collected over $25,000 from outside groups to influence local politics and the local county commission. The chamber was successful in finally getting their invalid petitions to count by persuading their three republicans on the county commission to change the law, retroactively, so that their failure to obtain valid petitions would not stand in the way of their political goal. One of those commissioners sits on the board of the chamber that voted in favor of taking on the ballot initiative petition work, and gained as a board member when all those outside funds poured in to benefit the chamber. When citizens suggested a conflict of interest, he voted anyway. Osceola County has a greater registration of democrats than republicans, and the County Commission has voted for the partisan issue pursued by a Republican legislator, Mike Horner, who also happens to be the chamber president. The issue of non-partisan offices is opposed by some Republicans and most Democrats because it will destroy the two-party system, and more importantly, because of the low voter turnouts in primary elections, it will allow the minority republicans to use their outside money to run up the cost of local elections so that their candidates will be elected. They may talk non-partisan, but they dont mean it. They hide behind their right to vote talking point when that argument is invalid. When a person registers to vote, they have a right to choose a party. If they choose NPA, they choose not to participate in a party primary. We should honor that choice. The people of Osceola County deserve representation that is not tainted by membership in hyperpartisan organizations, and demand that taxpayer dollars be immediately withdrawn from the Kissimmee/Osceola County Chamber of Commerce. If the chamber respects our elected officials and heads of taxing authorities, and wants their participation at events, they should invite them. We, the taxpayers should not be forced to pay taxes to fund an organization that is working against over 50 percent of our citizens. Nancy Y. Smith KissimmeeAn open letterTo the Editor: Like most other areas Osceola County is faced with budget cuts while trying to promote new business for the community. Whether it is a road, new homes or any business the impact on the surrounding areas should be taken into consideration. Ask yourselves these questions: What effect does it have on the existing homes or businesses and what does it do to the environment. Keep in mind that your first thought should be to the people that already live here and then move forward with a plan that would serve both interests Bernice Staton KissimmeeSupporters thankedTo the editor: As one who played a minor part in the successful 9th Congressional District primary election campaign of Todd Long, I want to wholeheartedly thank all those who supported Long with their vote on Tuesday, Aug. 13. Further, those who worked so diligently in this campaign are to be thanked and appreciated as well. Todd Longs victory exemplified the fact that voters see him as a candidate with strong, truly American values with the desire to get American back everything for which this great nation stands Larry W. OGrady KissimmeeA different planTo the Editor: I am writing in response to the letter from Frank Iaquinto that appeared in the Saturday, Aug. 18 edition of the News-Gazette concerning taxes, spending, and the deficit. I whole heartedly agree with Mr. Iaquinto that what is considered fair is a totally subjective concept. I also agree that both the Democrats and Republicans are placing this country at great risk with their inability to come to some kind of compromise concerning taxes, spending, and the deficit. It is truly unfortunate that at such a critical time in the history of this country we seem to be blessed with political leaders unable or unwilling to lead. And finally, I agree with Mr. Iaquinto that the concept of shared responsibility is something that our current political leadership has no understanding of or inclination to achieve. Mr. Iaquinto, in his conversations with people, states What seems to rile most folks up that I talk to is that only the taxpayer seems to be asked to be part of the shared responsibility equation. This is absolutely true. My concern is the plan Mr. Iaquinto proposes to begin to solve our financial problems. So in the spirit of shared responsibility I submit the following: 1. No new taxes. No increase in taxes. No sleight of hand number tricks. 2. Adoption of a balanced budget amendment to the United States Constitution. 2. No new programs. Period. 3. No funding increases for any existing programs. None. I would submit that from time to time there are some programs that may need increased funding and I suggest that there be a one or two line bill in Congress requesting the increase with a clearly stated reason for that increase followed by adequate public debate followed by a straight up or down vote on that one or two line bill. I find it a little difficult to believe that congressional bills must have thousands of pages. The Founding Fathers of this country created the Constitution, Declaration of Independence, and the Bill of Rights that can be carried in the breast pocket of a shirt. 4. Politicians must answer the questions they are asked. No exceptions. I cant remember the last time I heard a politician answer the question he or she was asked. This will accomplish the following: 1. No new or increase in taxes will stop the spending of money we dont have. 2. See item 1 above. 3. Force our political leaders to clearly state the reason for any increase in funding that may be required. 4. People will know where our political leaders stand on the issues when they answer the questions they are asked and then the electorate can make an informed decision in the voting booth. We can accomplish this with a simple agreement between the people interviewing the politicians to keep asking the same question again and again until an answer is provided. To quote Mr. Iaquinto, Time is short. Yes, time is short. The federal government gets enough of my money. I have no more to give. Stop the spending. Raymond F. Balcom St. Cloud Back to school foodTo the Editor: With the new school year, parents attention is turning to school clothes, supplies, and lunches. Yes, school lunches. Traditionally, U SDA had u sed t he National School Lunch Program as a dumping ground for surplus meat and dairy commodities. Not surprisingly, its own surveys indicate that children consume excessive amounts of animal fat and sugary drinks, to the point where one-third have become overweight or obese. Their early dietary flaws become lifelong addictions, raising their risk of diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Gradually, the tide is turning. The new USDA school lunch guidelines, mandated by President Obamas Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, require doubling the servings of fruits and vegetables, more whole grains, less sodium and fat, and no meat for breakfast. Still, food lobbyists have prevailed on Congress to count pizza and French fries as vegetables, and fatty mystery meats and sugary dairy drinks abound. Parents and students should consider healthy school lunch as a work in progress and insist on healthful plant-based school meals, snacks, and vending machine items. Guidance is available at www.fns.usda.gov/cnd, www.healthyschoollunches.org, and www.vrg.org/family. Tony Wells KissimmeeThink before electingTo the editor: WarsWho needs them? I was in World War II re-enlisted in the Air Force and received my second Honorable Discharge a few months before the Korean War. Truman called it a Police Action. They offered me extra stripes if I joined up again but I told them that I had enough of the military. Since then we had Vietnam. About 911; I admit that we had to go after those responsible but why did the president have to drag Iraq into it? Even our own intelligent agency said that there wasnt enough information but we went right in anyway, wasting so many lives and leaving a country in ruins even though the United Nations was against any action. Who decided that we should police the rest of the world just because they dont think the same as we? Enough is enough. EconomyOur present President vowed to pull us out of the mess that the Republicans put us in and I believed him, giving him my vote. Now I wonder why neither party mentioned the bailout of the Stock Market. (No one bailed out any losers in Las Vegas). Could it be that many of our politicians had investment there? No, It cant be, they are the protectors of all the little people that work every day, if they have a job. AbortionI thought the Supreme Court covered that in the Roe verses Wade. If it is overturned, I hope they will put it to a state law. If you need an abortion and your state forbids one, go to one that does. If you are raped or your health depends on it you should get assistance. Otherwise, you should pay for it yourself. Well, there it is. Who do we give our vote to come November? Its a real quandary! I wish I had all the answers. If you do, let me know. Donal Case St. CloudOPINION OPINIONIn the sports section of todays newspaper you will find a story about the career of Poinciana High School Athletic Director Mal Harpell, who retired Friday after 30 years as a dedicated educator for the School District of Osceola County, one who has positively affected the lives of many thousands of students and athletes. When Harpell came to Kissimmee from New York in 1982, the School District had less than 15,000 students and two high schools. It was the final stage of an era when Osceola County was primarily a rural area, one with a homogenous population and one where most school crimes concerned students copying a test or skipping class. The past 30 years have seen the School District nearly quadruple in size, to more than 55,000 students. There are eight public high schools in Osceola County today and dozens more middle schools and elementary schools to educate a population that is as diverse as any in the nation. Along with that rapid growth, Harpell and his peers have had to adjust to a changing American society where many parents neglect to teach their children about individual responsibility, forcing teachers to find new methods to educate students more interested in reality TV and iPad apps than American history and algebra. But, Harpell and fellow educators successfully adapted to the societal changes, they coped with sometimes questionable mandates from Tallahassee or Washington D.C., and all along, Harpell continued to do what excellent educators do to offer opportunities and insights to young men and women who sometimes face long odds for success because of parental neglect or poverty. Harpells athletic teams in cross-country, track and basketball were often of championship caliber, accomplishments for his athletes to take pride in. More often, Harpells teams did not win trophies. But, all of those teams, every one, learned about competition, about time management, about achieving goals and, most importantly, about good sportsmanship and good citizenship. He stays in contact with many of his former students, and he hears stories from young men and women who found their way to success, helped in large part by the lessons that Harpell imparted to them. Some of his former students have paid him their greatest tribute: they chose education as a career. Harpells wife, Mary Anne Harpell, understands her husbands dedication well because she also is a respected educator at Kissimmee Elementary School. While Mal Harpells service to Osceola Countys students has come to an end, thousands more educators are back at work for the new school year, doing their best to prepare our children for a challenging future. May they all meet with the same success that Mal Harpell enjoyed. Our View Submit letters to the editor to Osceola News-Gazette, 108 Church St., Kissimmee, FL 34741. If you wish to fax your letter to the newspaper, the number is 407-846-8516. Email letters to news@osceolanewsgazette. com. No more than one letter per writer will be published each month. An individual will be allowed to submit one letter of rebuttal if he or an organization he represents is the subject of a letter to the editor. All letters should be no more than 500 words and should include the name, address and daytime phone number of the writer for verification purposes. The News-Gazette will not publish the writers phone number. If you have any questions about letters to the editor or the Opinion page, contact Editor Brian McBride at 321-402-0436. Email at email@example.com. Got a gripe?Harpell left his markOnce upon a time, a man walked on the moon. He climbed down the ladder onto lunar soil, the first human being ever to do so. Thats one for small step for (a) man, he famously said, one giant leap for mankind. It was one of historys greatest feats and we had done it, we Americans. That man died Saturday (Aug. 25) of complications from a cardiovascular procedure. Neil Armstrong, a Korean War fighter pilot from small town Ohio, was 82. He never spoke much about what he had done, shied away from publicity, never even wrote a memoir. In a confessional nation where fame is an end unto itself, that made him something of an anomaly. But Armstrong adhered to an older American model of competence and taciturnity that required a man, whether astronaut, cop or farmer, to simply do his job and shut up about it. You have to respect that. At the same time, one wishes Armstrong had found a way to overcome his natural reserve and speak more often about the great thing he did -not so much for his benefit, but for ours. His achievement offers America a reminder of itself. One day, once upon a time, we all looked up. Los Angeles looked up, Miami looked up. Hoboken and Duluth looked up. Beijing, Moscow, Havana, London, Brisbane, Cairo, Krakow, Tehran, Tangiers, Paris, Madrid, Johannesburg ... the world looked up from its daily doings. We all stared up at the familiar old moon where men, people who looked like us, were walking around. And for that brief moment we were united in possibility and in wonder. This is what America achieved, once upon a time, and who could have been surprised that we did? Once upon a time, this was a nation that met challenges and pushed back frontiers. We had re-routed rivers and stitched a railroad across the heart of a continent, linked two oceans and rebuilt Europe, faced down evil and, from Berlin to Birmingham, championed the right of human beings to be free. Now we had outdone ourselves. Now we had sent men to the moon. But that was once upon a time. Fortythree years later, we still face challenges -schools are failing, the planet is sick, towns are dying, our justice system is not just, we are dependent for energy on those who hate us -but our confidence in our ability to meet those challenges seems shrunken. We have traded the inspirational for the ideological and learned to lower our expectations. Big ideas are unwelcome. We call it pragmatism. It feels like surrender. America hasnt sent a human being to the moon -or any other planet -since 1972. And when Newt Gingrich suggested earlier this year that America should build a colony on the moon, everybody laughed. Granted, thats because it was Newt Gingrich who said it. Even so, the reflexive laughter raises an obvious question: Whats wrong with a moon base? Yes, some will call it frivolous given the difficulties America faces. But we first landed on the moon in the 1960s, hardly an era of tranquility. And yes, too, we were driven to that in large part by Cold War paranoia. But we were also driven by the confidence that came of being who we were and believing we could achieve any goal we could conceive. Now we raise foam fingers and chant, Were Number One! It is not the same. The argument here is not about moon bases. It is about everything. It is about who we are now. And what we stand for. And what we hope to achieve and why. Greatness is our heritage, but heritage is another word for past. The legacy of the quiet hero who left us this week is that Americans do not settle for heritage. They push back frontiers. They take small steps and giant leaps. That is who we have always been. And that went without saying, once upon a time. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for the Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, Fla., 33132. Readers may contact him via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.) Their view No newspaper?If you have signed up to receive copies of the Osceola NewsGazette and it is not being delivered, contact Kathy Beckham, circulation manager, by phone at 321-402-0401, or by email at email@example.com. OSCEOLA NEWS-GAZETTE(USPS Number 513540) (ISSN 1060-1244) Published each Thursday and Saturday for $52 per year, by Sun Publications of Florida. All rights reserved. Periodicals postage paid at Kissimmee, FL. Postmaster: Send address changes to: News-Gazette, 108 Church St., Kissimmee, FL 34741. The Osceola News-Gazette is published by Sun Publications, a division of Independent Publications. Call 407-846-7600. Fax 407-846-8516. Email at news@osceolanews gazette.com. The Osceola News-Gazette is on the World Wide Web at: www.aroundosceola.com.Year 113 No. 65 Publisher/Ad Director TOM KIRK Editor BRIAN McBRIDE Sports Editor RICK PEDONE Lifestyles Editor PETER COVINO Chief Photographer ANDREW SULLIVAN Circulation Manager KATHY BECKHAM Production Manager STEVE KRAUS Accounting Manager LOUISE MCCLEAN Inside Sales Manager KELLY TATMAN Leonard PittsTribune Media An American hero united us in possibility and wonder Y our view
Saturday, September 1, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page A5 Silva testified Scheidt wa s already in the h ospitals system and was acting strangely during their encounter, adding she was pulled away and another staffer, Aurea Burgos, completed Scheidts badge at her request. Dr. Brian Baxter, the medical director for ORMC, testified Tuesday that the hospital had suspended its clinical rotation program two years prior to when Scheidt requested to shadow emergency department doctors, a request Baxter testified he denied because the teen was not qualified. Despite the denied request, Scheidt, while wearing scrubs, a short white lab coat and multiple badges including one labeling him as a physicians assistant, manipulated his way into the emergency department and performed examinations and took the medical history of patients during shifts at ORMC from Aug. 20-28, 2011 while shadowing Dr. Christopher Scott. Scott testified Scheidt told him he was a physicians assistant but after confronting the teen about his inexperience and lack of knowledge of medical terms and procedures, the teen then said he was actually a PA student. Devin Mone, a physician s assistant who worked at ORMC in Aug. 2011, testified Tuesday he repeatedly told Scheidt he was not allowed to touch patients while he shadowed in the emergency department, a regulation Mone testified he saw Scheidt violate at least four times. Mone testified he told Scheidt not to touch patients after Scheidt grabbed a young patients arm to help restrain the child while Mone stitched up a cut, the charge he was found not guilty of committing. Another time, Mone testified, Scheidt was reminded not to touch patients after he helped restrain a mentally ill patient and again when Mone caught Scheidt in an examination room alone with a patient using a stethoscope to listen to breath sounds. While Scheldt told Mone, Scott and other staffers he was a second-year physicians assistant student at Nova Southeastern University, based in Davie, Mone began to suspect Scheidt was not as experienced as he claimed. Ive had many students (shadow me) in the past, Mone, a seven-year physicians assistant, said. Throughout the course of my directive with him, I asked him questions. He just appeared not to know certain things terminology and body position and I began to suspect he was not where he said he was in school. Elaine Poff, the Nova Southeastern University registrar in charge of all student records, testified the school has no record of Scheidt being a registered student at either its Davie campus or its education center in Orlando, which offers Bachelors and Master degrees in nursing and physicians assistants. Mone testified he had shared his concerns with Baxter and within a day, Mone had received an email from the medical director stating Scheidt was no longer allowed in the emergency department except as a patient. Several hospital staffers also testified Scheidt at multiple times had tried to gain access to the restricted physicians lounge but was denied. Scheidt has been held without bail in the Osceola County Jail since violating probation in January while out on bond on the impersonation charges. While visiting friends in South Florida, Scheidt impersonated a police officer in Miami Beach in January when he allegedly stopped an undercover Miami Beach police officer and told him to put his seat belt on. Scheduled for trial Oct. 5, according to the Miami-Dade County Clerk of Courts Office, Scheidt faces one count each of impersonating a law enforcement officer, carrying a concealed firearm and carrying a concealed weapon. By Peter Covino Lifestyles Editor There was no Neil Patrick Harris or Mike Nichols, like at this years Tony Awards, but the 2011-12 Broadway Series Awards Gala at the Osceola Center for the Arts was still a starstudded formal affair. More than 150 season ticket holders at the center voted for their favorite performers at the awards show Saturday. We feel so lucky this past season, to have so many talented actors and actresses appear on our stage, Arin Gullett Thrower, managing director for the center said. They are true professionals and so committed to our theater and the arts in Osceola County. We hope to see many of them again for our 2012-2013 Broadway Series, which begins very soon. The formal affair, many were in tuxedos and evening gowns, began with appetizers and cocktails, before the group of about 200 people moved into the theater where highlights from each play and musical were featured with a scene and a song. The production also featured videos of photos from the Broadway Series as well as the centers summer shows. Following the awards, there were desserts and a champagne toast. This years winners:Best Actor in a Play: Frank Casado as Leo Clark in Leading Ladies. Best Actor in a Musical: Dylan Barnes as Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady. Best Actress in a Play: Meaghan Fenner as Ruth Condomine in Blithe Spirit. Best Actress in a Musical: Emily Walton as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady. Best Supporting Actor in a Play: Ron Colburn as Duncan Wooley in Leading Ladies. Best Supporting Actress in a Play: Aimee Weyrauch as Audrey in Leading Ladies. Best Supporting Actor in a Musical: Fred Letchford as Alfred Doolittle in My Fair Lady. Best Supporting Actress in a Musical: Karen Reid as Motormouth Maybelle in Hairspray. Best Featured Performance by an Actor: Chuck McLendon as Padre in Man of La Mancha. Best Featured Performance by an Actress: Verena Letchford as Florence Snider in Leading Ladies. Best Student Performance: Megan Greco as Susan Waverly in White Christmas. The Best Show of the Season was awarded to the musical My Fair Lady, which was directed by Jeremiah KrivinchukOsceola Center for the Arts honors winners at Broadway series gala Submitted PhotoAbove are Center volunteer Shirley Waldbieser and Center Board Member John Waldbieser with award winners Verena and Fred Letchford at the Osceola Center for the Arts Annual Awards Gala in Kissimmee.ScheidtContinued from Page A-2 090112.SNG ATTENTION: RESIDENTS OF UNINCORPORATED OSCEOLA COUNTY THE OSCEOLA COUNTY SOLID WASTE DEPARTMENT WILL OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAY SCHEDULE: ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2012 (LABOR DAY) THE OFFICES AND THE BASS ROAD RESOURCE RECOVERY CENTER WILL BE CLOSED. HOWEVER, CURBSIDE GARBAGE AND CURBSIDE RECYCLING SERVICES WILL RUN AS SCHEDULED. ATENCION RESIDENTES DEL CONDADO DE OSCEOLA PARA SU CONVENIENCIA, EL DEPARTAMENTO DE DESPERDICIOS SOLIDOS DEL CONDADO DE OSCEOLA OBSERVARA EL SIGUIENTE HORARIO PARA EL DIA DE FIESTA: LUNES, 3 DE SEPTIEMBRE DE 2012 (DIA DEL TRABAJO), LAS OFICINAS ADMINISTRATIVAS Y EL CENTRO DE RECICLAJE DE BASS ROAD ESTARAN CERRADOS. SIN EMBARGO, EL SERVICIO DE RECOGIDO DE BASURA Y DE RECICLAJE SEGUIR SEGN EL HORARIO ASIGNADO.Osceola County Solid Waste Department 750 S. Bass Road Kissimmee, FL 34746 407-742-7750 090112#4.SNG NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY COMMISSION The City Commission will consider a request to amend the Official Zoning Map referenced in Ordinance No. 2038 known as the Land Development Code of the City of Kissimmee rezoning the property hereinafter described as follows: FROM: PRD (County) TO: MUPUD (Mixed Use Planned Unit Development) The subject property is located at 2650 Alice Blvd.; Parcel ID 32-25-29-4650-0001-0010; 32-25-29-4650-0001-0011; 32-25-29-4650-0001-0012 Legal Description: PROPOSED ORDINANCE NO. 12-008 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2038 KNOWN AS THE CITY OF KISSIMMEE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, REZONING THE PROPERTY HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED, REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The City Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers of City Hall, 101 N. Church Street, Kissimmee, Florida, and will consider the adoption of an Ordinance to rezone the above described property following the public hearing. A copy of the proposed Ordinance may be inspected in the office of the Development Services Department at City Hall, 101 North Church Street. All interested parties may appear and be heard on the above date. Written opinion will be received until 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 11, 2012. Any questions may be directed to the Development Services Department at (407) 518-2140.Reference # 12-00045 PLANNING ADVISORY BOARD Shingle Creek ACLF KISSIMMEE, FLORIDAIn accordance with Florida Statutes 286.26, persons needing assistance to participate in any of these proceedings should contact the Office of the City Clerk (407) 518-2308 prior to the meeting. 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Saturday, September 1, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page A7 woods. Lyng then developed pneumonia and an infection, r equir ing him to be r eadmitted to the Intensive Care Unit. We thought he was going to die, Sherie said, adding that although L yngs condition has since improved, hell r equir e medical care for the r est of his life. The L yngs private insurance is willing to pay for the emer gency services Bill incurred in Ger many but refused to foot the more than $25,000 bill r equired to transport him back to Florida nor his long-term care overseas. Im not sure what else theyr e going to pay for. Its in their legal department for r eview, Sherie said, adding L yng was transported to a nursing home two weeks ago with medical personnel who speak limited English. L yng cannot sit up or walk by himself and needs several medical professionals to make the flight back with him. I know Germany has excellent medical care, Sherie said. Im only interested in getting him home. His entire family has since re located back to Kissimmee after Bonnets deployment to Ger many ended. A member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, his fellow members and local attorneys helped set up a trust in L yngs name to help raise money for his medical transport and expenses. A charity barbecue fundraiser is on-going as the Jacob Summerlin Camp, SVC #1516, is pre-selling its famous smoked pork Boston butts ($30) and smoked pork spare ribs ($20/ slab). Pre-orders for the barbecue event are currently being taken at Gator Pool, 1325 T ennessee A ve. in St. Cloud and Mikell Plumbing, 722 N. Central A ve. in Kissimmee, through Sept. 7. The food will be available for pick-up Sept. 8 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Law Offices of Ernie Mullins, 519 Patrick St. in Kissimmee. Donations also can be made at any Chase Bank with the checks made out to Reginald Wm. L yng T rust. The trust was set up for the family by Kissimmee attorney Al T orres, who has known L yng for more than 15 years. Its a shame whats going on. W ere doing all we can to get him back. Its a very frustrating process, T orres said, adding he knows the community is rallying around L yng because of the man he is. Money-making wasnt an overriding concer n for him. Helping people was. Sherie is hoping more than just the local judicial system will rise to help bring her husband home. If we raise more money than we need to bring him home, it will go toward his care, Sherie said. Sherie, who had only flown domestically twice before her first trip overseas to Germany in April, didnt think to check with her medical insurance befor e the trip and r esearch coverage for herself and her husband. Im not a world traveler, Sherie said. Yes, I was ignorant of what should have been done. Its not that I didnt investigate this but obviously this never occurred to me. I did do something stupid and I regret it. For more information on the barbecue fundraiser, call Gator Pool at 407-892-9292 or Mikell Plumbing at 407-8474421. AttorneyContinued from Page A-1 Submitted PhotoKissimmee attorney Bill Lyng, left, poses in front of the house in Germany where he fell, with his daughter, Lizzie Bonnet, who is holding her daughter, A lice, and his wife, S herie Lyng. 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Page A8, S PORTS S PORTS Follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/OsceolaSportsEagles Harpell retiresIt would take a combination of the super computer Big Blue and the cast of the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory to mathematically determine this seasons Super Bowl and BCS champions. Scratch that. A third-grader scribbling on a gum wrapper could pick the next BCS champ: Helloooooo Bama! Were getting ahead of ourselves. Welcome back to the Osceola NewsGazette sports departments almostlegendary Picks of the Weak where we, with alleged foresight, select football winners each Saturday. Historically, were right just often enough to beat the mythical monkey throwing darts at the weekly pairings. Wait, that wasnt mythical. We tried that four years ago until the monkey got a better job running John McCains presidential campaign. Please dont confuse what you read here with genuine insight into NFL or college football. But, does it matter what things look like today in the NFL? You know, I know, and the monkey (I think he is one of Prez Obamas czars now) knows that the eventual Super Bowl champion will be the team that eludes injuries and gets hot at the right time. In a moment well humor you with our Super Bowl and BCS predictions, but first, the long-awaited and widely-anticipated Mighty News-Gazette Divine Nine:No. 1: Football season. No. 2: Fantasy Football. No. 3: Fantasy Island. No. 4: Fantasy of Flight. No. 5: Fantastic Four. No. 6: Tragic three (the Dolphins, Bucs and Jaguars odds of winning the Super Bowl are 75-1, 100-1 and 200-1 respectively). No. 7: Tim Tebow (the fantasy quarterback). No. 8: The Tide (theyre fantastic). No. 9: The Pats (who have a fantastic future at 11/2 Super Bowl odds). To the predictions: Rick Vetus Pedone (means old in Latin): AFC division champs: New England, Baltimore, Texas, San Diego. Wild cards: Cincinnati, Kansas City. NFC Division champs: Philadelphia, Green Bay, Atlanta, San Francisco. Wild cards: N.Y. Giants, New Orleans. Super Bowl New England 35, Green Bay 31. BCS championship: Alabama 21, FSU 10. Ken Young Jackson the Elder, officially a real reporter but still doing occasional damage in sports, offers this: AFC division champs: New England, Baltimore, Houston, Denver. Wild cards: Pittsburgh, Buffalo. NFC division champs: N.Y. Giants, Carolina, Green Bay, San Francisco. Wild cards: Philly, Atlanta. Super Bowl Green Bay 31, Houston 26. BCS championship: Southern Cal 38, Oklahoma 30. Editor Brian Big Man McBride: Super Bowl: Dallas 20, Baltimore 17. BCS championship: Alabama 24, FSU 21. Entertainment Editor Petey The Gators Are Going To Win Covino Super Bowl: San Francisco 24, New England 14. BCS championship: Oregon 31, Michigan State 14. Reporter Fallan Patterson Super Bowl: Green Bay 24, Houston 10. She doesnt do college. Photographer Andrew Flaming Spear Sullivan Super Bowl: Green Bay 31, New England 28. BCS championship: FSU 35, Some Team from the SEC 22 to 26. Publisher Tom Captain Kirk Super Bowl: New England 35, Green Bay 28. BCS championship: LSU 31, Oregon 27. This week: Not much of significance happening over the Labor Day weekend: Clemson (-3.5) vs. Auburn at the Georgia Dome: This one is usually fun. Climpson by 2 Michigan vs. Alabama (-14) at Cowboys Stadium: These programs have combined for 1,709 wins and 25 national titles. Cant they lend a few of those wins to Floridas hapless NFL contingent? Tide by 4. Georgia Tech at Virginia Tech (-7.5): Hokies are favored in the ACC Coastal ... No surprise since just about everyone else is on probation. Hokies by 6. Were back, but probably not better Rick PedoneSports Editor See Picks, page A-9 So long, Malvern Picks of the WeakMal Harpell poses with his 1987 Osceola High cross country team. Harpells cross country, track and basketball teams won 11 Orange Belt Conference championships. He was named an OBC Coach of the Year 14 times. His teams also won several district and regional championships.News Gazette File Photo By Rick Pedone Sports Editor Just as Osceola Countys faculty members and students are settling into the routine of a new school year, one of the countys most respected coaches and educators Mal Harpell is wrapping up a 30-year career in Kissimmee. Harpell, who coached cross country, track and basketball and served as the athletic director at Osceola and Poinciana high schools, retired Friday. Its time. Im ready, Harpell, 55, said. The Binghamton, N.Y, native coached three years at Windsor High, near Binghamton, before joining the OHS coaching staff in 1982. After a decade at OHS, where he was the athletic director for five years and won district championships in girls basketball and boys track, he joined the fledging coaching staff at Poinciana High when that school opened in 1991. Harpell led the OHS boys cross country team to a sixth-place finish at the 1990 state meet, and he had even greater success at Poinciana, where the boys cross country program there was dominant through much of the 1990s and early 2000s. His 2004 Eagles track team won the district championship. In all, Harpell owns 11 Orange Belt Conference, five district and two regional championships in three sports. He also coached four state qualifiers and one champion, Eagle pole vaulte r Nathan Hamman in 1995. He received the Dean Cherry Award as Osceola Countys Coach of the Year in 1996 and 2000. He was an OBC Coach of the Year 14 times. Osceola School District Athletics Coordinator Ryan Adams presented Harpell with a plaque in recogniton of his service to county athletics at the Coach of the Year awards ceremony in June, shortly after Harpell stepped down as the Eagles athletic director. Former Celebration AD John Bangley has replaced Harpell. What his peers say about Harpell has as much to do with his jovial cordiality as it does his coaching excellence. Not only was he an outstanding coach, but as an athletic director he was a class act, Harmony Baseball Coach Mike Fields, the former athletic director at St. Cloud High, said. Fields is the only active head coach in the county with more years of experience (40, 34 in Osceola County) than Harpell. Mal was highly respected and earned the admiration from coaches throughout the state of Florida, Fields said. His name is synonymous with integrity and he always had the best interest of his student-athletes at heart. St. Cloud tennis coach Tim McMullen, who has earned 35 Orange Belt Conference championships coaching cross country, track, basketball and tennis for the Bulldogs since 1985, said he enjoyed a goodnatured rivalry with Harpell for nearly three decades. One of the good guys, a coach you could trust even if you were his rival. Always competitive, always taking athletes to races out of state during the holidays, my son Eddie (Avant) one of them, McMullen said. After the hurrahs are over with its the relationships that count in sports, and I am glad I was lucky enough to have this one. In addition to his duties at the high schools, Harpell became an important member of the states track community and helped run the state meets for many years. He often served as the P.A. announcer. Harpell became recognized at the state and national levels as an assistant meet director at the Footlocker national cross country meets at Disney and later in San Diego. He served as the Florida Athletic Coaches Association track and field chairman for five years and was on the FHSAA track and field advisory committee for five years. He recalled a harrowing experience while serving as a member of the field staff at the 1986 Junior Pan Am Games in Orlando, where he was retrieving javelins. Some kid from Cuba threw one over our heads, he said. We thought we were a safe distance away, and the kid throws it over our head. There also was an illfated trip to Atlanta for the 1996 Olympics, when Harpell chaperoned a group of county athletes who were supposed to work for a vendor at the Games. When the vendor pulled out, the students were stranded. (Former school superintendent) Chris Colombo sent a bus for us, even though it wasnt a school trip, he said. I guess you could say t hat was one Olympics experience that we could have passed on. One of his greatest thrills was meeting his idol, three-time Olympics miler Jim Ryun, when Harpell received the Hartwell Conklin Award and was inducted into the Golden South Track Classic Hall of Fame. They kind of turned that around on me. They told Mal Harpell, a coach and athletic director at Osceola and Poinciana high schools since 1982, retired Friday after a 33-year career, 30 in Osceola County, that saw him twice honored as the countys coach of the year. In June, he was recognized by the School District of Osceola County Athletics Coordinator Ryan Adams at the annual Coach of the Year ceremony for his service.News Gazette Photo/Rick Pedone Mal Harpell was twice named the coach of the year 14-time Orange Belt Conference Coach of the Year. 4-time Poinciana High Coach of the Year. 2-time Dean Cherry Award winner. 4-time OBC Athletic Director of the Year. 5 years Florida Athletic Coaches Assoc. state chairman for track and field. National Meet Director for Footlocker cross country national championships. Golden South Track Classic Hall of Fame. Harpells achievements See Harpell, page A-9
Saturday, September 1, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page A9 PicksContinued from page A-8 Sports briefsMoving water is still your best bet when it comes to locating and catching bass. With all the rain weve had lately, water should be flowing into and out of West Lake Toho for quite a while. I went fishing with local guide and friend Skip Campbell last week. We went to Lake Cypress and fished Canoe Creek, the canal from Toho to Cypress and the canal that runs to Lake Hatchineha. We caught 11 bass on a 6-inch Junebug bluetail worm. The water was flowing good, but was pretty dingy. Another way Ive caught bass lately is to throw a plastic frog over heavy cover. With all the hot water temperatures, the bass prefer this type of cover where vegetation provides a canopy for shade. Sometimes that shade will make the water temperature a degree or two cooler, just enough to make the bass a little more aggressive. I use 40-pound braided line when Im fishing on top of heavy cover. Braid doesnt have any stretch and is strong enough to get the bass out of the grass once theyre hooked. I i magine you could catch bass flipping the same type of heavy cover. Pan fishing remains fairly good. Bluegills and shell crackers are abundant enough to catch a limit of good eaters. Ive also heard of quite a few catfish being caught in the running water. Send information about your big catch to capjac@ usfamily.net. You may also send fishing information and photos to email@example.com. Jacque MitchellFishin Fun Moving water good place to catch bassThe paid professionals: NFL opener Wednesday Dallas at N.Y. Giants (-3.5): The defending Super Bowl champ hasnt lost for the last eight years. G-men by 3. Petey The Gators Are Going To Win Covino says: Gators by 35. Brian Big Man McBrides Super Sniffer Upset Special: Cowboys by 3. Tom Captain Kirks Beam Me Up Scotty Prime Time NFL Pick of the Week (Were not sure if that title is long enough.): Cowboys over Giants. Ken Young Jackson says: So, who wants to hear about the County Commission meeting? Hello? Helloooooooo??? OK, back to business: Cowboys by 1 as the Giants are waiting patiently for December. Last season: It was all-Jackson, all-season for the staff championship. Again. This must end. me that (former PHS track coach) Rusty (Gould) was getting an award and would I present it, and then when I get up there I find out that Im the one receiving the award, he said. When I saw that Jim Ryun was going to make the presentation, I was like, Holy cow, Jim Ryun! I couldnt believe it. He was the guy who got me interested in track when I was in middle school. I didnt know what to say. He autographed the back of the plaque for me. Harpell was named the 2011 Non-Rotarian of the Year by Rotary Club of Kissimmee West for 25 years of involvement with the Osceola County Scholarship Bowl football game. Harpell said many, many events and individuals are memorable from his 33 years of coaching experience. He recently enjoyed watching Sonja Richards-Ross win the Olympics 400 meters gold medal for the U.S. in London. She still wears a necklace that Harpell once held for her when she competed about 10 years ago for Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas High School in a regional track meet at Poinciana High. She gave it to me to hold for her during the race. It was a pendant with a silver bullet on it that her mother gave her when she was in middle school, he said. They did a feature on that pendant during the Olympics, and I got a kick out of that. I was thinking, Wow, I held that pendant, and there she is with it today. I thought that was pretty neat. Poinciana won consecutive conference, district and regional boys cross country championships over a threeyear span from 1998-2000 and the school won four straight OBC titles starting in 1995. Names like Brandon Delpriore, Wencher Maurice, Norman Watson, Justin Patterson, Wayne Linscott, Chris Alexander and Steven Martinez from those dominant Eagles teams flow off of Harpells tongue like he was still coaching them today. Chris Alexander was one of those guys who had a clock in his head, Harpell said. Youd tell him what to do, and he was right there every time. He was uncanny. Harpells 1990 cross country team at OHS had Bryan McLoughlin, the current Eagles cross country coach, on it, along with Mike Frensley and Jace Stuckey. Those guys went 1-2-3 at a lot of meets, Harpell said. That was a real good team. McLoughlin said he is one of thousands of Osceola County students who benefitted from knowing Harpell. He helped me and others at OHS and Poinciana by pushing us academically and in running. He helped me find inner confidence, McLoughlin, who earned a cross country scholarship to Southern Mississippi, said. He has been helping all kids in Osceola County, no matter what high school they attended. He always put kids first. He sacrificed so much of his life to help kids succeed in life and the playing fields. He will be dearly missed by me and and all of the others at Poinciana and Osceola County. Harpell coached three sports during his first 17 years in Osceola County, sometimes in addition to being the athletic director, before he dropped basketball in the mid-1990s. He later gave up cross country and finally track. He led the Poinciana athletic department through the aftermath of Hurricane Charley in 2004, when the storm destroyed the roof of the gym and forced Harpell to find facilities to temporarily house several teams. At the same time, Harpell and his wife, Mary Anne, an elementary school teacher, lived in an RV for much of the year while their home was repaired. Harpell said no individual can be successful without a lot of help. His assistants were invaluable, he said. Guys like Joe Martin, Mike Fletcher, Pete Hodges, Rusty, Bryan there are so many people who have contributed through the years, he said. And, you cant leave out my wife, Mary Anne. She has been there for the long hours and the road trips over the years and she never complains. M cLoughlin said Mary Anne Harpell, like her husband, is making a huge contribution to Osceola County students and athletes. Everyone who ever ran or played under Coach Harpell calls her mom, McLoughlin said. She was my fourth grade teacher and she is an integral part of his success. From t he beginning, they made you feel like you were part of family in school and sports. Harpell, who was hospitalized after contracting the MRSA virus last year, does not plan to coach again. Nope, the only thing on the agenda is to help with Mary Annes second grade class a couple of times a week at Kissimmee Elementary, he said. Other than that, its an open slate right now. 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Exhibit includes opening reception with food, Haitian entertainersHow many movies previews begin with Based on a true story? I dont have an answer either, but add one more to that lenghty list. The Possession doesnt offer anything new to the there is something seriously wrong with my child genre of movie-making, but at least it does feature a Jewish exorcism instead of the usual Catholic out, out damned demon view of things. It also delivers a few jolts and thrills along the way. Clyde (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and Stephanie (Kyra Sedgwick) are a recently divorced couple, and as usual, it is the couples two young daughters who seem to suffer the most from the separation. Dad is trying his best to to be super dad, he even buys a new home so the girls will have someplace special to stay on their weekend visits. Unfortunately, dad and the girls stop at a yard sale during that first weekend, and at the insistence of younger daugther Emily, he buys a mysterious old wooden box. The box, of course, is the home of a demon, and it speaks to her and she soon lets the genie out of the bottle, so to speak, and all hell breaks loose. 50 CENTS The demon of The Possession has Jewish rootsFollow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/icmovies Peter CovinoFilm Critic Section B September 1, 2012 Check out aroundosceola.com The spirit of Milton Berle, maybeLIFESTYLESLIFESTYLES FLORIDA BUSINESS EXPOORLANDO The 3rd Annual Florida Business Expo comes to the Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Drive, Sept 20 from 1 to 8 p.m. Admission is free to the Expo Hall. For more information go to www.FloridaBusinessExpo.com or call 407-2965882.SKATEBOARDING CHAMPIONSHIPORLANDO Floridas skateboarding fans can get up close to the action as the Maloof Money Cup World Skateboarding Championship Event hits movie theaters nationwide on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m.. NCM Fathom Events and Maloof Skateboarding present the Maloof Money Cup World Skateboarding Championship from South Africa in nearly 580 U.S. cinemas for one night only. The event will feature world-class street competition skateboarding, highlights, behind-the-scenes footage and more. The events pre-show will also announce three amateur skateboard winners, who submitted home videos of personal best tricks to an online contest. Tickets for the Maloof Money Cup World Skateboarding Championship Event are on sale now and are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com.GRAND MARSHALKISSIMMEE The City of Kissimmee Parks, Recreation and Public Facilities is inviting the public to nominate individuals to serve as Grand Marshal for the 2012 Festival of Lights Parade. Nominations are open to anyone who meets the following selection criteria: Osceola County resident, displaying pride and commitment to our community through service and/or volunteerism, and has the ability to carry out the functions of Grand Marshal, including sitting and/or standing for an extended period of time. Nominees must be available for the full duration of the Festival of Lights Parade, which will take place on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, from 6 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Those interested in nominating an individual to serve as Grand Marshal must complete the Festival of Lights Parade Grand Marshal Nomination form, which can be obtained online at www.kissimmee. org Click on the Kissimmee Civic Center Tab, go to Downloads, and select Grand Marshall Nomination. Completed nomination forms can be submitted via e-mail to Vanessa Romn at vroman@ kissimmee.org. CALL FOR ARTISTSKISSIMMEE The City of Kissimmee is seeking local artists to participate in the citys Call for Artists program. Selected artists will be able to display their works of art in Kissimmee City Hall for three months The display periods are as follows: NovemberJanuary, FebruaryApril, May-July and AugustNovember. The artwork will be available for public viewing on all five floors of City Hall on Monday Friday from 8 a.m. 5 p.m. A total of five artists will be selected to showcase their work for each quarter. Interested artists can either contact Desiree Matthew or or Maria Damas in the City Managers Office at 407-518-2300.CLASSIC FILMSCinemark theaters nationwide will participate in the Fall Classic Series, with six legendary Hollywood movies See Movie, page B-3 Garage sales prove to be a dangerous place a fter Em ( Natasha Calis) brings home a mysterious box which s oon takes hold of h er in The Possession. The f ilm is now playing throughout Central Florida. Haitian art exhibit opens in Orlando Lionsgate The Possession Directed by: Ole Bornedal Running time: 97 minutes Rated: PG-13 See Sun Spots, page B-2 Currently on display at the Orlando Museum of Art is The Great Moment, a painting of American hero Neil Armstrong by Paul Calle, commemorating Neil Armstrongs historic first manned lunar landing. Armstrong died last week at the age of 82. Armstrong commanded t he A pollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon July 20, 1969. American artist Paul Calle had been one of five original artists selected by NASA to document the United States attempt to land a man on the moon in the late 1960s. Other artists included Bob McCall, Lamar Dodd and Peter Hurd. Calle was the only artist who was with Armstrong in the hours prior to the launch. Calle had already created a painting of the historic event that was reproduced as a stamp and released by the Post Office on the date that Armstrong set foot on the moon. When Calle completed The Great Moment Neil Armstrong signed the painting at the lower left near the lunar landing module leg. This is very unusual as Armstrong is on record many times refusing to sign anything that might enhance the commercial value of any product or service. He even refused to sign the lithographs of this painting. Hanson Mulford, Curator of the Orlando Museum of Art stated, It is very rare to find anything such as this with Armstrongs signature. Still wild about Harry Submitted photo.Premonition, a painting by Franz Charlemagne, is one of 62 paintings and other art works that will be on exhibit in Winter Park. See Haitian, page B-3 BBy Peter Covino Lifestyles Editor Have a Harry Potter fan in your house, or maybe in this case, a fanatic? The got-to-have Harry Potter item for the fall is the Harry Potter Wizards Collection. This is the ultimate for the Potter fan (suggested retail price: $499.99) with 37 hours of special features, including five hours of never-before-seen bonus features. The 19-pound limited edition is the largest collection ever released by Warner Bros. The collection features 31 discs and all eight Harry Potter Potter gets biggest collection ever, a 31-disc set, weighing in at 19 pounds See Harr y, page B-3Photo/Warner Bros.This ultimate collection for the Harry Potter fan features 37 hours of special features and many collectible items. The set has a suggested retail price of $499.99.
Page B2, Coming AttractionsKeep watching the skiesSun SpotsContinued from page B-1 returning to the big screen on Thursdays in Sept. at 2 and 7 p.m. The films include Jaws, High Noon, Doctor Zhivago, Chinatown, The Bridge on the River Kwai and The African Queen. Cinemark has selected six titles that were visionary films at their time of release, and still stand as true classics in every sense of the word. The list of films and dates of their presentation are: Tickets can be purchased in advance at www. cinemark.com. A full list of participating Cinemark locations, advance ticket purchases and show time information can be found at www.cinemark.com. PRETTY LIGHTSORLANDO Pretty Lights will bring The Illumination Tour to the UCF Arena on Wednesday, Oct 3. Tickets start at $23 and on sale now a the UCF Arena Ticket Office, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, and online at www.ticketmaster.com. Pretty Lights is the musical vision of the ultra-versatile Coloradobased producer Derek Vincent Smith. Together with his drummer, Adam Deitch, Pretty Lights achieves a raw energy rarely reached in the realm of electronic music.QUADROPHENIAORLANDO Pete Townsend and Roger Daltry, surving members of The Who, will perform their lengendary rock opera Quadrophenia as well as other Who classics in a new tour that will begin in Sunrise, Nov. 1. The band will play the album in its entirety. Tickets for the concert are on sale now. The tour stops at the Amway Center Nov. 3. With media headlines repeatedly warning us of debris falling from the skies, orbital debris or space junk has finally risen to the forefront of social consciousness. But what is space junk, how did it get there and just how serious is the problem? On Saturday, Sept. 8, discover the answers to these questions when S pace J unk premieres in the Dr. Phillips CineDome at the Orlando Science Center. Its premiere marks the return of Cocktails and Cosmos, the Science Centers social event where it opens its doors to an adults-only crowd for a night of entertainment and discovery. Following premiere screenings that evening, Space Junk will become part of the daily schedule in the Dr. Phillips CineDome on September 10. It will be screening at the Science Center through Feb. 2013. Narrated by Academy Award Nominee Tom Wilkinson, Space Junk is the first movie to explore the exponentially expanding ring of debris that threatens the safety of our planets orbits. Harnessing the magical imagery of the giant screen, director Melissa Butts takes us soaring from the stunning depths of Meteor Crater to an unprecedented view of our increasingly crowded orbits, 22,000 miles above earth. In the film, Don Kessler, (ret.) Head of NASAs Orbital Debris Office and the Father of Space Junk, reaches back to the beginning of our solar system for understanding and guides us through the challenges we face in protecting our orbits for the future. At risk is the future of space exploration and the safety of the extensive satellite network that powers our modern day communication systems. This visually explosive journey of discovery weighs the solutions aimed at restoring Earths orbits. Fueling this story are stunning images that transport the viewer by wrapping us in star fields and allowing us to witness massive collisions in space both natural and man-made as though we were in the center of the action. We set out to recreate the most spectacular orbital debris events with scientific accuracy and mind-blowing visualization, Butts explains. Melrae Pictures, in association with Red Barn Productions, presents Space Junk, narrated by Tom Wilkinson. Directed by Melissa Butts (3D Sun, Mars 3D). Produced by Melissa Butts and Kim Rowe. Written by Shane Colton. Lead visual effects by Luke Ployhar. Original music by Tom H ambleton, CAS. Director of photography: Reed Smoot, ASC. Space Junk is distributed globally by K2 Communications. The film is 38 minutes. See the premiere of Space Junk during Cocktails and Cocktails at the Orlando Science Center, which costs $13. Cocktails and Cosmos will take place Saturday, 8 to 11 p.m. It is an adults-only event, providing a chance for grown-ups to experience the Science Center in a new way with films, guest speakers, cash bars and live programming. Reg ular screenings of the film begin Monday, Sept. 10 and are included with general admission, $17 for adults and $12 for youth (ages 3-11). Tickets also provide access to the Science Centers other giant screen films as well as exhibits and live programs. For more information on the Orlando Science Center, please visit www.osc. org or call 407-514-2000. 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Saturday, September 1, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page B3 HaitianContinued from page B-1 HarryContinued from page B-1 As the demons powers grow, The Possession looks more and more like The Exorcist, but with that slightly Jewish twist. After Clyde becomes convinced that the box is evil, he takes it to Brooklyn and comes back with a Hasidic Jewish scholar who fortunately, knows just what to do. The family angle keeps The Possession from being just another run-of-themill film of this type. Both youngsters (Madison Davenport and Natasha Calis) also help this from being a routine outing. If you are going to go see this and want a little bonus, if you purchase your tickets for with Fandango or MovieTickets.com youll receive a free download of Matisyahus (he plays the Jewish scholar who performs the exorcism) new single Searchin from iTunes. Go to: http://bit.ly/ PossnTix or: http://bit.ly/ PossessTix. Elvis Elvis Elvis One of the Elvis Presley films worth watching, if for no other reason to watch Elvis and Ann Margaret sing, Viva Las Vegas, will be shown free in Winter Park, Thursday, Sept. 13. It is part of the Enzian Theatres Popcorn Flicks in Central Park. It will be screened from 8 to 10 p.m. Blankets, lawn chairs, etc. are suggested. movies in Blu-ray, DVD and Ultraviolet. The collection will be released Tuesday, just in time for Harry Potters birthday. For the Potter collector, in addition to the DVDs, the set features movie memorabilia items that cant be found anywhere else. The goodies include a label collection, featuring prop labels created by the production for potions, wizarding products and more; Harry Potter Catalogue of Artefacts, a 48-page book featuring the favorite props of the films graphic designers; blueprint poster of Hogwarts Castle; concept art prints, high quality color concept art prints from the films, suitable for framing; map of Hogwarts and are areas surrounding it in full color; Stuart Craig sketch prints, a series of 5 by 7 inch black and white concept sketches from Harry Potter production designer, Stuart Craig; Horcrux Locket, a wearable prop created by Noble Collection and a certificate of authenticity, numbered and inspired by a Hogwarts Express ticket. The immense set features all-new documentaries Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 7: Story with author J.K. Rowling talking about the series with screenwriter Steve Kloves and Creating the World if Harry Potter, Part 8: Growing Up, with new and vintage interviews with the cast. New bonuses are featured on one disc with almost four hours of features. A two-location opening reception will be held on Friday, Sept. 14. The first portion of the reception, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Jenkins Gallery located at 600 St. Andrews Blvd. in Winter Park, will include music from Island Groove and traditional Haitian cuisine. The second portion, from 8:30 to 10 p.m. at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center located at 642 W. New England Avenue in Winter Park, will feature music from Jean Michel Daudier, one of Haitis best known entertainers, along with traditional Haitian desserts. Many of the internationally-known Haitian artists whose work is featured in the exhibit will be attending the opening reception. All events are free. The week before the exhibits opening, a Haitian Tap Tap bus, commonly used for public transportation in Haiti, will be driven from Miami to become part of the exhibit. The community will be invited to paint the Tap Tap bus from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, in traditional vibrant designs created specifically for the exhibit by Haitian-American artist Patrick Noze. The bus painting will take place at Crealds main campus located at 600 St. Andrews Blvd in Winter Park A Community Forum will be hosted from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Community Gallery at Creald School of Art. The forum will engage Haitians, Haitian-Americans and the community in conversation about what it means to be Haitian and the themes of hope, love, despair, and change in Haitian culture. Keeping Haiti In Our Hearts includes the work of internationally known, contemporary Haitian artists including Edouard Duval Carrie, Frantz Charlemagne, Jude Papaloko Thegenius, and Jerome Soimaud. The exhibits traditional art, including sequin flags and folk paintings, include the work of LOverture Poisson, Jerome Polycarpe, and Nesly-Exum from the University of Central Floridas Bryant West Indies Collection and the collection of Butler H. Smith, Jr. and Betty Ford-Smith in Sebring, Florida. Additionally, local Haitian and African American tee ns living in Orlandos historic Parramore neighborhood will display their photography in the Showalter Hughes Community Gallery on Crealds main campus, created through the Storytellers XV Program. This outreach program, hosted in partnership with the New Image Youth Center and funded by the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation, uses documentary photography to teach students to explore and express their cultural heritage. Keeping Haiti In Our Hearts was curated by Natalia da Silva, a University of Florida Museum Studies graduate student, and Creald Painting & Drawing Director Henry Sinn, with support from an advisory committee of academics and the local Haitian community. This exhibition is funded through a Tourist Development Grant from Orange County Government, Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs and hosted with support from the Greater Haitian American Chamber of Commerce and Consulate of Haiti in Orlando and in partnership with the Haitian Cultural Arts Alliance and Miami-based Epple Seed Arts, Jakmel Art Gallery, and Lobey Art & Travel. The Haitian cuisine served during the opening is provided by Marjorie Joseph with D.R.S. & Associates. Creald School of Art, established in 1975, is a community based non-profit arts organization. It features a yearround curriculum of more than 100 visual arts classes for students of all ages, taught by a faculty of 40 working artists; a renowned Summer ArtCamp for children and teens; a Visiting Artist workshop series and a Contemporary Sculpture Garden.Zoe and Zo, photographs by Jerome Soimaud are part of the Keeping Haiti in Our Hearts event in Orlando. It kicks off with an opening reception Sept. 14 featuring traditional food and entertainment. Admission is free. MovieContinued from page B-1 090112.TNG CITY OF KISSIMMEE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE OF LAND USE CHANGEThe City of Kissimmee proposes to adopt the following ordinance that would change the use of land as described below. A public hearing on this proposal will be held by the City of Kissimmee City Commission to consider the Second Reading and Adoption Hearing of the proposed ordinance on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible, in the Commission Chambers of City Hall, 101 N. Church Street, Kissimmee, Florida. PROPOSED ORDINANCE 12-009 SHINGLE CREEK ACLF: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2771 KNOWN AS THE ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE COMPREHENSIVE DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR THE CITY OF KISSIMMEE, FLORIDA, UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF FLORIDA STATUTE 163.3184; DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO AMEND THE COMPREHENSIVE LAND USE PLAN AS HEREIN PROVIDED AFTER THE PASSAGE OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING FOR A PUBLIC HEARING AS REQUIRED BY LAW; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. FROM: LDR (County) TO: INST (Institutional) The subject property is in the 2650 Alice Blvd. The proposed Ordinance would amend Map I-1 of the Kissimmee Comprehensive Plan (Future Land Use FROM: LDR (County) TO: INST (Institutional) The subject property is in the 2650 Alice Blvd. TO: INST (Institutional) CityThe proposed Ordinance would amend Map I-1 of the Kissimmee Comprehensive Plan (Future Land Use 090112#1.SNGIn accordance with Florida Statutes 286.0105: any person wishing to appeal any decision made by the City Commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purposes may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is made. In accordance with Florida Statute 286.26, persons needing assistance to participate in any of these Reference # 12-00046 CITY COMMISSION DEO Kissimmee 12-1ESR ADOPTION Shingle Creek ACLF KISSIMMEE, FLORIDA
Page B4, Whats new?Landlords Association to host candidates forumThe Osceola County Landlords Association will be hosting a candidates forum Sept. 6 at the Kissimmee Utility Authority building, 1701 W. Carroll St., Kissimmee. This free event begins at 5:30 p.m. Attending will be candidates for Sheriffs Office, Clerk of Court, Tax Collector, Supervisor of Elections, Property Appraiser, County Commission districts 1,3,5, School Board district 2 and Kissimmee Commission seats 1 and 3. Walk-a-thon todayThe Center of Open Hands Ministry is holding a labor day walk-a-thon (five mile walk-a-thon) Sept. 3 from 8 to 11 a.m. to benefit victims of domestic violence and sexual battery. The walk-a-thon will be at KOA Elementary School, 5000 KOA St., Kissimmee. Refreshments will be available after the walk along with a charity raffle. For more information, contact Tryphenia Sonnylal at 407-3935699 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.centerofopenhandsministry.comOCEA-R meetingThe first fall meeting of OCEA-R will be Thursday, Sept. 6, at 4 p.m. at the OCEA Office at 722 Mabbette St. in Kissimmee. RSVP at email@example.com or call Judy at 407870-4648. Each one, bring oneGriefShareGriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of lifes most difficult experiences. If youve lost a spouse, child, family member or friend, join the group beginning Tuesday at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Kissimmee, 1700 N.. John Young Parkway, Kissimmee. GriefShare meets weekly to help. For more information, contact Denise @ denise.h@fbckissimmee. com or call 407-847-3138.Lets Dance Ballroom ClubThe Lets Dance Ballroom Club meets every Wednesday at the St. Cloud Senior Center at 3101 17th St., St. Cloud. On Sept. 5, 12, 19 and 26, the tango will be taught. Classes begin at 7 p.m. Cost for the entire series of classes is $12, to be paid the first night. Come early to register. For additional information, call Sheila Lauer at 407-738-7546 or Kathy Parsons at 407-319-2161.Breast cancer encouragement groupThe women of the breast cancer encouragement group His Healing Touch will meet Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 5:15 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Kissimmee, 1700 John Young Parkway. It meets monthly to encourage women who have been newly diagnosed, undergoing treatment or those who have been through the journey. Any woman who has been touched in some way by breast cancer is invited to join the group. For more information, contact Betty at 407-847-3138 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Disco feverJoin the Osceola County Lodge 2523 Sons of Italy for a night of Disco Fever. Its Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Clarion Resort Hotel, just west of the Floridas Turnpike entrance on U.S. Highway 192. Put on your bell bottoms, bring out those platform shoes and head bands and boogey on down beginning at 6 p.m. and enjoy a night of dinner, music and dancing. Cost for dinner is $25/ cash bar. For reservations, call Carolyn at 407-892-4266.Health fairGateway Baptist Church is holding a health fair Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for all residents in the surrounding area in the educational building, 2601 Partin Settlement Road, Kissimmee. It will have a host of participants in all types of medical fields including eye, heart, internal medical; infectious diseases; prescriptions, fire dept, police, funeral home, hospice, senior care, hospital staff and many other services. It is free to the public. Some healthy snacks will be provided. For more information, call 407-846-8595.Casino tripThe Afternoon Delight Bus Trip to the Hard Rock Casino will be held Wednesday, Sept. 26. It will benefit The American Cancer Society. The bus will pick up guests at the Stonefield Development (near the Loop) at 11:45 a.m. and at Publix on Partin Settlement Road, in St. Cloud at 12:15 p.m.. Also, at Senior Friends/H2U, Kissimmee, at 12:45 p.m. Cost is $25 per person and price includes: transportation, $25 free play and a $5 meal voucher, plus drawings for cash and prizes. Guests are invited to enjoy the Hard Rock from 2 to 7 p.m. For reservations; call Irene at 407-738-5300. Transitions in Care Those who care for a loved one suffering from Alzheimers Disease or age related dementia often reach the point when the needs of their loved one surpass their capabilities as a caregiver. When it is time to take the next step? The East Central Florida Memory Clinic will address the issue with Transitions in Care When to Take the Next Steps in Caring for a Family Member with Dementia. The class is free and geared toward the family caregiver. It will be Sept. 21, from 1 to 2 p.m. and will be at the Osceola County Council on Aging, 700 Generation Point, Kissimmee. For more information, call 321-7689575, Ext. 5.St. Cloud Horseshoe ClubThe St. Cloud Horseshoe Club invites everyone to join the group. The horseshoe pits are located between the St. Cloud Civic Center and the St. Cloud Senior Center on 17th Street. The 2012-13 tournament schedule is Oct. 20, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, Feb. 9, 2013, March 9, 2013 and April 13, 2013. Members of the National Horseshore Pitchers Association (NHPA) and of the Florida State Horseshoe Pitchers Association (FLSHPA) can qualify to pitch at the tournaments. Tournament director Vickie Marteney may be contacted at 321-2971802. More information is available at the NHPA website. The clubs practice sessions contacts are: John Grayson at 407-8738240 and Tom at 321-443-6871.Elvis impersonatorElvis impersonator Peter Alden will appear at American Legion Post 10 (200 Lakeshore Dr., Kissimmee) Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. Non-members are welcome. Contact Shirley at 407-922-4502 for more information.DAV No. 148Join us for Ladies Day, every Wednesday for $1 off your drink from 11 a.m. until close. Barnyard Bingo will be held the first and third Saturday of each month starting at noon. Wear your red shirt to show you support for our troops. On the second and fourth Friday of each month the non-premium longnecks are $1 from 11 a.m. until close. Dont have a red shirt? We have them for sale. Sept. 22 will be a district meeting for members only. Guests will be welcome after 4 p.m. Our monthly meetings are on the third Sunday of each month, DAVA at 2 p.m. and DAV at 3:30 p.m. We are located at 21 E. Keen Street, Kissimmee. To contact us call, 407-846-4141.St. Cloud Senior CenterMonday night: social Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. in Hall A. There is a lall year on Mondays, but is ubject to hall maintenance scheduling. A donation of $3 per person is requested. Saturday Night: Country Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. in Hall A. There are live bands November through April. A donation of $3 per person is requested. Other months, the music will be by a DJ and admission is free All ages are welcome. Line dancing: Smith N Western Advanced Line Dance Club meets at the St. Cloud Senior Center on Fridays from 6 to 9 pm in Hall A. Lessons and open dance. Basic knowledge of line dance steps is required. All ages are welcome. A $2 donation is requested. The instructor is Gail Smith, 407-408-5039.The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War meets at the Senior Center, 3101 17th St., St. Cloud, at 1 p.m. the first Saturday of every month except for January and July. In those months, the group meets on the second Saturday. The next meeting will be Sept. 1 at 1 p.m. For more information, visit http:// www.c4dofsuvcw.org/camp4officers.htmlHeel and Toe Western Square DanceCome dance with Heel and Toe Western Square Dance Club Monday nights from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Annex, 702 Indiana Ave., St. Cloud. Admission is $5 per person. No experience is needed. Singles and couples of all ages are welcome. Call Paul and Ellen at 407-931-1688 for more information. Teen driver challengeOpenings are available for the next Teen Driver Challenge class scheduled for Sept. 7 at 6 p.m. The Teen Driver Challenge is a program designed to provide teenagers more knowledge and hands-on experience to reduce the chances of being in an auto accident. The two-day curriculum includes a four-hour classroom learning session and an eight-hour vehicle operations activity on a training course. Students who successfully complete the course receive a certificate that can be presented to various auto insurance companies for a premium reduction. The course is offered for free to any high school student in Osceola County. Parents can register their teenager by downloading an application at www.osceolasheriff.org or calling the Osceola County Sheriffs Office Training Unit at 321-697-4436.School supplies driveRobert Rosen, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Kissimmee, is supporting Education Foundation of Osceola County by using his office as a drop-off location for a school supplies drive. Local residents and businesses may help those less fortunate in the community by bringing in items to the Edward Jones branch office during regular business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The items needed for the school supply drive include: Crayons, pencils, markers, erasers, paper, notebooks, folders, scissors, glue, backpacks, lunch boxes and more. The branch address is 109 E. Monument Ave., Kissimmee.Voices for Children golfThe Voices for Osceolas Children organization will hold its Mini Golf Day honoring foster families Sunday, Oct. 14, from noon to 5 p.m. at Congo River Golf, 4777 W. U.S. Highway 192 in Kissimmee. Food, entertainment, face painting and prizes are part of the fun. The organization supports children in need. Sponsors are needed. For information, call Kathy Wandel at 407346-0550 or email kathyHwandel@ yahoo.com .Holy Redeemer SchoolHoly Redeemer Catholic School PTO, 1800 W. Columbia Ave., Kissimmee, is hosting its second annual Crusin for the Classroom car and motorcycle show Sunday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A display of cars and motorcycles, a pig roast, beverages, kids games and raffles are part of the event, which will be held on the soccer field. Proceeds will benefit student-used technology. Sponsorships are available. For more information, call Debbie Gum at 407-507-4122 or email email@example.com.Al-Anon meetingsSt. Cloud Al-Anon meetings are Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. at 16 E. 17th St., St. Cloud. Call 407-346-7103 for more information.Osceola County Camera ClubThe Osceola County Camera Club invites anyone interested in taking photographs and having a good time to attend the clubs twice-monthly meetings. The club will meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Osceola Center for the Arts in the Edward Moore Studio at 7 p.m. For more information, visit the website at www.osceola countycameraclub.com or the clubs Facebook page at h ttp://bit.ly/ ackyi7.American Legion Events The American Legion of St. Cloud Post 80 will have the following events: Mondays: Bingo at 6 p.m. in the smoke-free Civic Hall. Tuesdays: Dart tournament at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays: Italian Dinner Night $5.75. Thursdays: Free p ool; W ings Night, 10 wings for $5 from 5 to 8 p.m. Trivia Game Night at 8 p.m. Fridays: Free shuffleboard from 3 to 7 p.m. Grill menu weekly, prime rib dinners first and third weeks, 5 to 8 p.m.; Karaoke 8 p.m. Saturdays: RoadKill Bingo first and third weeks. N.Y. Strip Steak second and fourth weeks. Sundays: Breakfast 8 to 11 a.m. The Legion Post 80 is open Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you are a veteran, or the spouse, son, or daughter of a veteran, we invite you to speak with us regarding membership in the American Legion, Auxiliary, Riders, or Sons of the American Legion. For more information, call the P ost at 4 07-892-8808 or M ike Turco at 352-572-1261. Post 80 and Auxiliary Unit 80 are located at 1019 Pennsylvania Ave., St. Cloud. GriefShareThe GriefShare recovery an support group meets at First Baptist Church of St. Cloud, 1717 13th Street, St. Cloud, on Thursday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 13. Childcare is provided as needed at the St. Cloud location. A second location for meetings is the Village Church at Good Samaritan Village, 1441 Hoeger Circle, Kissimmee, Friday mornings from 10 to 11:30 a.m. beginning Sept. 14. GriefShare features nationally recognized experts on grief and recovery topics. Seminar sessions such as, The Journey of Grief, will be offered. This 13-week session is open to people of all faiths who have suffered the loss of a loved one. For more information, contact Nancy Boss at 407-873-1067 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Free Medicare counselingSHINE Florida Department of Elder Affairs, will be sponsoring free, unbiased counseling at the following locations on Medicare, Medigap/ HMO, Medicaid, prescription drug plans, and long-term care insurance. All counseling is first-come, firstserved. Bring with you a list of all your medications or Rx bottles, insurance card, and red, white and blue Medicare card. All dates are subject to change. Barney E. Veal All Generation Center, 700 Generation Point, Kissimmee, 407-846-8532, from 10 See additional Community Events/News at www.aroundosceola.comDealing with dominoes Holy Redeemer Catholic School PTO, 1800 W. Columbia Ave., Kissimmee, is hosting its second annual Crusin for the Classroom car and motorcycle show Sunday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call Debbie Gum at 407-507-4122 or email email@example.com.School show C OMMUNITY C OMMUNITY Whats happening? News-Gazette Photo/Martin Maddock United Domino Federation members Karel Torres, Juan Franco and Edwin Figueroa played for cash prizes in the dominoes tournament during the 8th annual Feria de La Familia hosted by Telemundo Orlando. More than 20,000 people attended the free event held last month at Osceola Heritage Park, which included live music and entertainment, information booths, a dominoes tournament, food and drinks, a childrens play area and the Telenoticias News Team who were on hand for a meet and greet and autograph signing. See Community, page B-5
a.m. to noon the first and third Tuesday of every month. Good Samaritan Village Friendship Room, 4250 Village Drive, Kissimmee, 407933-3246, Jan.-May the second Wednesday of the month, from 9 a.m. to noon; September through November the second and fourth Wednesday of the month, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. St. Cloud Senior Center, 3101 17th Street, St. Cloud, 407-957-7392, the second and fourth Tuesday of the month, from 10 a.m. to noon.Osceola Republican PartyThe Osceola Republican Party meets the fourth Thursday of every month at 805 Emmett St. at 7 p.m. For more information call 407-846-8889.Luncheon and breakfast seminarsThe Osceola Memory Gardens Funeral Homes, Cemetery, and Crematory will be sponsoring several luncheon and breakfast seminars. Luncheon seminars will be held Sept. 6. The seminars will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Buffet City, 4551 13th St. in St. Cloud. The breakfast seminar will be Aug. 9 beginning at 9 a.m. at Fat Boys on 13th Street in St. Cloud. Meals will follow the seminars compliments of Osceola Memory Gardens. Seating is limited. To make your reservation call 407-9572511.English Country Dance ClubThe English Country Dance Club meets every second Saturday year round at the St. Cloud Senior Citizens Center, 3101 17th Street, St. Cloud, from 2 to 5 p.m. Learn to dance early English style dances, no partner is needed, and beginners are welcome. Cost is $5 per person. Bring a snack to share. For more information call Diana Kehr at 407-847-6055. Volunteer child advocates neededInterested in helping a child? Volunteers are needed to be advocates for children in foster care. For more information, contact Linder Snider, volunteer program coordinator at 407742-6656 or linder.snider@ gal.fl.gov.Travel ClubThe Ahoy! Carefree Travel Club meets every first and third Monday at the Elks Lodge on Kings Highway in Kissimmee. There is cruise information from noon to 1 p.m. and discussed from 1 to 3 p.m. are one-day trips, three-day trips or longer. For more information, call Donna Parkins, president, at 772-539-0088 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.St. Cloud Senior Celebrate Recovery at First Christian Church of KissimmeeCelebrate Recovery meets every Friday at 6:30 p.m. at First Christian Church, 415 N. Main St., Kissimmee. Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery group for anyone who has hurts, hang-ups and habits including alcohol and drug abuse; co-dependency; anger; self-esteem issues; divorce; and grief. For more information, call 407-847-2543 or visit www. fcckissimmee.org (click on Ministries tab).Toho Friends Toho Friends meet at noon the second Thursday of every month with a covered dish lunch and Bingo at the Parks and Recreation Building, 717 N. Palm Ave. All seniors are welcome. The Craft Club meets every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at the same building. Come work on your crafts or just visit. Crochet, embroider or whatever you enjoy doing. Fun cards meets every Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. All seniors are welcome. For information, call Elaine at 407-847-8970, or Lois at 407-846-2848. Tai chi and qigong (Chinese yoga)Tai chi and qigong classes being offered by Madame Wu Tuesdays from 1 to 2 p.m. at the St. Cloud Senior Center, 3101 17th St., St. Cloud. On Wednesdays, the class will be from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Barney E. Veal Center, 700 Generation Point, Kissimmee. All classes will be taught through donations. For more information, call Madame Wu at 407-7387001. League looking for MarinesThe Marine Corps League Detachment No. 1092 is requesting all Marines join the group. The league does a variety of things including: sends care boxes overseas, memorials, parades, has scholarship programs, works with veterans, has a color guard and holds Toys for Tots drives. It meets the fourth Thursday of the month at the VFW in St. Cloud. It has a breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. every second Saturday of the month at the VFW to support the league. For more information, call Jim Underwood at 863-4961107 of the VFW at 407-8926761.Ministry medical clinicThe Osceola Christian Ministry at 700 Union St., Kissimmee, offers a medical clinic most Thursday mornings. It serves the uninsured and people with a family income at or below the 200 percent of the federal poverty level. The clinic operates on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 9 a.m. and it can serve eight to nine people. It also has a Tuesday afternoon clinic once a month, which serves adults only. The doors open at 12:30 p.m. To confirm the hours for either clinic for the week, call 407944-9968 for t he correct information. East Republican Womens NetworkThe East Osceola Republican Womens Network meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Royal St. Cloud Golf Links. For more information or to RSVP, call Donna Sykes at 407-873-2048.Sons of Italy 2523The Osceola County Order Sons of Italy in America Lodge 2523 meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Kissimmee Bay Golf and Country Club. The lodge welcomes all men and women of Italian heritage (or spouse that is Italian) to join. It holds events throughout the year for charities and high school scholarships. For more information, contact lodge president Gertrude Dorries at 321-2866787 for more information.American Legion Post 10 eventsThe American Legion of Kissimmee Post 10 is having the following events: Friday: Bingo at 5:30 p.m.; seafood dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday: dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; dancing at 7 p.m.CommunityContinued from Page B-4 See Community, page B-6 Saturday, September 1, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page B5 IN HOUSE Hansel and Gretel PreSchool407-892-7727090112.SNG*Limited Space Available*www.HanselandGretelPreschool.com Lic # CO9OS0055 Free Education for Eligible 4 Year Old Children4513 Neptune Rd., St. Cloud, FLOne of the top performing VPK sites in Osceola county.Enroll now for Afterschool Care Now Hiring Qualified Teachers Emergency Walk-Ins WelcomeTHE PATIENT OR ANY OTHER PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT HAS THE RIGHT TO REFUSE TO PAY, CANCEL PAYMENT OR BE REIMBURSED FOR ANY OTHER SERVICE EXAMINATION OR TREATMENT PERFORMED AS A RESULT OF AND WITHIN 72 HOURS OF RESPONDING TO THE ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE FREE, DISCOUNTED OR REDUCED PRICE SERVICE EXAMINATION OR TREATMENT. 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Cool And Cremation Services407-847-3188Serving Osceola County For Generationswww.conradandthompson.com When Experience Counts 164 Years Combined Experience511 Emmett Street, Kissimmee, FL 34741 Sunday: bingo at 4 p.m. T uesday: karaoke from noon to 4 p.m.; bean bag first and third Tuesday at 7 p.m. For more information, call the post at 407-847-4193 or Frank Rohman at 407-9222019.Greyhound adoptionsThe public is invited to come every third Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pet Supermarket, 2924 13th St., St. Cloud, 407-4980929, located one mile east of Walmart, to meet retired racing greyhounds ready for adoption. These are mature, adult dogs and they transition very easily into homes. Most get along great with other dogs and children and many are cat friendly, as well. Get to know the dogs and speak with local greyhound owners. For more information, call Gods Greyts Greyhound Group at 407-578-7496 or go to www.godsgreyts.com.Hospice offers bereavement groupsNonprofit Cornerstone Hospice has announced three bereavement support groups in Osceola County for people who have experienced the recent loss of a loved one. The groups are completely free and the only requirement is to call ahead of time to preregister. They are: Mondays, from 2:30 to 4 p.m., at Good Samaritan Village, Clubhouse Board Room, 4250 Village Dr., Kissimmee. Tuesdays, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Osceola Memory Gardens Funeral Home, 1717 Old Boggy Creek Road, Kissimmee. The first Thursday of the month (Spanish speaking support group) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Porta Coeli Funeral Home, 2801 E. Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee 34743 Call Claudia Swonger to pre-register for any of these three groups at 407-2062273.GermanAmerican ClubThe Osceola GermanAmerican Club of Kissimmee/ St. Cloud meets on the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at The Elks Club on Kings Highway in Kissimmee. The club consists of people who were born in Germany or who are of German descent or just have an interest in socializing with German people. For more information, call Kay Cushing at 407-9311645.IOOF to meetThe Independent Order of Odd Fellows St. Cloud Lodge No. 66, 1122 New York Ave., St. Cloud, meets at 7:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays. For more information, call 407-891-0773 or 321722-3381. For more information, call Buster at 407-729-1378.Lodge No. 80 F&AMThe Orange Blossom Lodge No. 80 F&AM meets the first and third Monday of each month. There is a social at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7:30 p.m. The lodge is at 321 E. Dakin Ave., Kissimmee. For more information, contact the secretary, Johnny Brock, at 321-624-2682 or email@example.comElmers Meal KitchenElmers Meal Kitchen is a nonprofit ministry that serves a free hot meal every Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Family Life Center of the First United Methodist Church on Ohio St. in St. Cloud. The ministry is in its 12th year of serving a free hot mealto the homeless, lowincome and lonely elderly residents every Sunday of the year. It also, on occasion, will have clothing, toiletry bags, holiday gift bags and brown lunch bags to take. Anyone who wants to be a part of the ministry or for more information, contact Carol Boroski at 407-957-9839. Orange Blossom Alcoholics AnonymousThe Osceola Alcoholics Anonymous Intergroup Office carries all the literature and books that are available for the AA groups here in the county to buy and use. It also maintains a 24-hour p hone line. Anyone who wants help with a drinking problem can call a 24-hour CommunityContinued from Page B-5 See Community, page B-8 ObituariesFor daily obituaries and services please visit our Website: www.a ro undosceola.comALLY Te resa Ann Ally of Kissimmee passed away on Tu esday, August 28, 2012 at her residence. She was born March 15, 1963 in Lake Wales, Florida to Harold M. and Mary Lou (Strouse) Martin .T eresa has been a resident of the Kissimmee area for 30 years. She was a Graphic Artist. She was a very caring and artistic person, putting others before her. She was of the Baptist Faith. Survivors include her parents Harold Bill and Mary Lou Martin of Lake Wales; brothe r, Steven Harold Martin of Florida; Ex-Husband, Zahir Ally of Kissimmee; aunts, Doris Inglett of Thompson, Ga., Sally Henderson of Ta mpa, FL; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, Sept ember 01, 2012 at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home with Rev. James Martin officiating. Inte rm ent will follow at the Lake Wales Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Saturday, Sept ember 01, 2012 from 1:00 PM until service time. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.marion nelsonfuneralhome.com COLON SANZ Mr. Jose Manuel Colon Sanz, 66, of Kissimmee. passed away on Tu esday, August 28th, 2012. Arrangements under the direction of Osceola Memory Gardens Cemetery Funeral Home and Crematory, 1717 Old Boggy Creek Rd. Kissimmee, FL 34744 www.osceolamemgds.com GALENSKI Mr. William Galenski, 82, of, Kissimmee passed away on Tu esday August 28, 2012. Arrangements under the direction of Osceola Memory Gardens, Kissimmee. PA DGETT Glenn F. Padgett was born on November 7th. or 8th, 1932 (depending on who you asked) in Okeechobee, FL. and died on August 27, 2012 in Ta mpa, FL. He spent all of his adolescent years as well as most of his teenage years growing up in Okeechobee. He met the love of his life, Pat, in Sarasota on a blind date. Glenn said that he knew from the first time he laid eyes on Pat that he would marry her, Pat was not quite so sure. After 61 years of marriage, Glenn would credit their love as his greatest victory. Glenn and Pat moved often during the first half of their marriage having all three of their children, Randy, Glenda, and Donald in different cities. In 1965, they made their way to Osceola County where they would stay for more than a decade. In 1979 they made their final move together to Arcadia, FL.Glenn was an extremely self sufficient man, a quality that he passed along to the 3 generations that succeeded him. He was a family man, a man of God, and a man of the land. He was a cowboy, a cattleman and a businessman. If it needed doing he did it; if it needed fixing, he fixed it and would have had it no other way. Glenn loved to tell stories and he had plenty to tell. Stories that ranged from his days on the cow trails, to his time spent fishing and hunting. His wide range of life experience, and his love of a good laugh, gave his stories plenty of spice. Glenn lived a simple, honest life that was full and blessed in many ways. He was surrounded by a loving family. He is survived by his wife, Pat Padgett; children Randy (Sharla) Padgett, Glenda Edwards, and Donald (Michelle) Padgett; sister Nona Bass, five grandchildren; Tr icia (Jamie) Baker, Mendy (T roy) Riddle, Laurel Padgett, Nicole (Ben) Adams and Monica (Nick) Emmons; and five great grandchildren Makayla Baker, Haylee Baker, Caleb Adams, Brady Adams and Kipten Emmons. A visitation will be held Thursday, August 30, 2012 from 10:00AM until 11:00AM at the chapel of Ponge rKays-Grady Funeral Homes, 50 N. Hillsborough Ave., Arcadia. Funeral Services will follow the visitation on Thursday at 11:00AM at the chapel wit h Rev. Leonard Thompson of Heart Cry of Osceola County officiating. Burial will be at Joshua Creek Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at pongerkays grady.co m Ponge rKays-Grady Funeral Homes are in charge of the arrangements. SCHMOOCK Mrs. Rosemary Lulu Schmoock, 74, of St. Cloud, FL, passed away on We dnesday August 22, 2012 at her residence. Rosemary was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania on April 20, 1938, the daughter of the late Harry Joseph and Marg aret Lulu (Thumm) Smith. She was preceded in death by a daughter; Karen We bb. She and her husband were the owners of D&A Glass in St. Cloud for many years.Rosemary is survived by her loving family; husband, Walter T. Schmook; a daughte r, Shaun Schmoock Barkley of St. Cloud, FL; two sons, Mark Schmoock of St. Cloud, FL; Steven Schmoock of New Hampshire; grandchildren; Christopher We bb and Andrew We bb both of St. Cloud, FL; Ashley Marie Schmoock of Orlando, FL; Cody Barkley and Hali Barkley both of St. Cloud, FL and great grandchild; Leah We bb. Rosemary is also survived by two sisters, Joan Weisel of Maryland; Janet Eagolf of Pennsylvania and a brothe r, Harry "Buzz" Smith of Pennsylvania. Arrrange ments under the direction of Osceola Memory Garden s Funeral Home, 2000 13th Street, St. Cloud, FL 34769. 407-957-2511. www.osceolamemgds.com CLASSIFIEDS Cash inon the unrivaled re ach in the Osceola News-Gazette in print or online.To place an ad, call407-846-7600 or log on to adsinthesun.comCall our Classified Advertising Reps for aFREEquote.
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Page B8, line at 407-870-8282. Callers can find where the nearest meeting is. There are no dues or fees.Quilt GuildThe Patchers of Time quilt guild meets monthly on the second Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Osceola Center for the Arts, 2411 E. U.S. Highway 192. Meetings include lectures, demonstrations, workshops, guest speakers and prizes. Anyone interested in quilting is welcome to attend. For more information, call Debbie at 407-346-6086.East Republican Womens NetworkThe East Osceola Republican Womens Network meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Royal St. Cloud Golf Links. For more information or to RSVP, call Donna Sykes at 407-873-2048.The Ohio, KY and Michigan Club meetingThe Ohio, Kentucky and Michigan Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month through April at the St. Cloud Senior Center, 3101 17th St., Hall B. Bring a potluck dish and utensils. For more information, call Larry Kinney at 407-8917396.Overeaters AnonymousOvereaters Anonymous, fellowship for those recovering from compulsive eating, meets at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays Call 321-443-2362 or visit www.oacfi.org for more information.Hospice volunteers neededVITAS Innovative Hospice Care of Central Florida needs volunteers in the Central Florida area who can befriend terminally ill patients, provide relief for weary caregivers, accompany their pet on Paw Pals visits, visit with veterans, provide art and music therapy, make bereavement calls, sew, make crafts, help repair medical equipment or help with administrative work. For more information, call 407-691-4541 or email central.floridavolunteers @vitas.com. Kissimmee LionsThe Kissimmee Lions Club meets the first and third Monday of each month at the clubhouse, 3050 Lions Court, just off Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Men and women 18 and older are invited to visit the club. Used glasses and hearing aids will be collected. For more information, call Phyllis Brannaman at 407 847-2744. Poinciana Friends of the LibraryThe Poinciana Friends meets the third Tuesday each month at 2 p.m. at the Poinciana branch library. New members are welcome. The Osceola Friends Board of Directors meet bi-monthly at a time and place to be announced. New members are welcome. The West Osceola Friends Board of Directors meet quarterly. The time and place will be announced. The St. Cloud Friends meet the third Thursday each month at 11 a.m. following the Book Club. New members are welcome. The Ohio, Kentucky and Michigan Club meetingThe Ohio, Kentucky and M ichigan Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month through April at the St. Cloud Senior Center, 3101 17th St., Hall B. Bring a potluck dish and utensils. For more information, call Larry Kinney at 407-8917396.St. Cloud Shuffleboard ClubPractice at the St. Cloud shuffleboard courts, 701 Ohio St. St. Cloud, is 8:30 to 10 :30 a.m. Monday through Saturday. Games are at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. For more information, call 407-498-0603. Leave a message if there is no answer. Duplicate Bridge: Mondays at 6:30 p.m. and Fridays at 1:30 p.m.Contact Jim Davis by calling 407-348-4399. Euchre:Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Contact Kevin Fryback at 321 624-4546. Pinochle: Wednesday and Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Contact Bobbi Clement by calling 407-892-2749. Cribbage: Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Contact Dave Roberts by calling 407-892-2087. Mahjong: Tuesday and Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Contact Louise Owens by calling 407957-8733. Club dues are free for the first year and then its $20 per year. It covers all shuffling and card games. Confederate Dames to meetThe Osceola Confederate Dames No. 2684 chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy meets the third Monday night of each month. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. and are at the Osceola County Sheriffs Community Room. Membership is open to females age 16 years and older with documentation of an ancestor who served in or provided material aid to the Confederate Army. For more information, call 407-361-0984.Osceola Stamp Club The Osceola Stamp Club meets the first and third Wednesday of the month from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Barney E. Veal Center, 700 Generation Point, Kissimmee. Come trade, sell and meet other stamp collectors. New members are welcome and needed to keep the club going. For more information, call Charles Frazer at 407-7053593.Music, dancing eventThere will be live classic country music and some 1950s rock and roll, dancing and some line dancing Tuesday nights from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Osceola County Council on Aging, 700 Generation Point, Kissimmee. There is no admittance fee but there will be 50/50 tickets sold to help support the effort. Bring a covered dish or snack to be part of the meals at break time. For more information, call 407-892-3335.FWA Osceola Writers GroupAnyone writing a book, screenplay or short story that needs help with craft or publication can join One Word at a Time, a diverse group of published and aspiring authors from many genres. The group offers education, critique, networking and support to adult fiction writers. Meetings are on the second Thursday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. at Susans Courtside Cafe, 18 Orlando Ave., Kissimmee. For more information, email Randy Austin at flenviro@ gmail.com. Also visit the Florida Writers Association website for a link blog www.floridawriters. Click on Groups/Central Florida/ Osceola Group.Grief and loss support Cornerstone H ospice invites people to find peace while grieving. This group is open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. The group meets from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Mondays at Good Samaritan Village Clubhouse Board Room, 4250 Village Drive, Kissimmee. The group meets Tuesday at the Osceola Cancer Center, 737 W. Oak St., Kissimmee, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Claudia Swonger, bereavement counselor, at 407-206-2273.Council zumba classThe Osceola County Council on Aging is offering two weekly zumba classes at the Barney E. Veal Center, 700 Generation Point, Kissimmee. The first class is for seniors and is every Friday from 9-10 a.m. The cost of each class is $3. The second class is held Thursdays from 5-6 p.m. The cost for the second class is $5. Individuals interested in participating or for more information, call 407-847-2144. St. Cloud Friends of the LibraryThe Friends of the St. Cloud Branch Veterans Memorial Library meet on the third Thursday of each month from 11 a.m. to noon on the upper level of the library. The main purpose is to promote the library. It also has a St. Cloud Book Club that meets from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month. Thats located at U.S. Highway 192 and Indiana Street in St. Cloud. If you are interested in reading good books and meeting interesting people, come join the group.Confederate campThe Sons of Confederate Veterans Jacob Summerlin Camp 1516 meets every second Monday (except in December) at 6:30 p.m. at Fat Boys restaurant in St. Cloud. For more information, visit www.JacobSummerlin.org. Community Continued from Page B-6 Serving Osceola County for 29 years Apartment homes & comprehensive services dedicated to Seniors and set amid a vibrant, gated golf community. Call and Tour Today 407.933.1999www.good-sam.com The Good Samaritan Village at Kissimmee provides services to qualied individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, national origin or other protected statuses according to Federal or State law. Serving Osceola County for 29 years Apartment homes & comprehensive services dedicated to Seniors and set amid a vibrant, gated golf community. Call and Tour Today 407.933.1999www.good-sam.com The Good Samaritan Village at Kissimmee provides services to qualied individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, national origin or other protected statuses according to Federal or State law. The Osceola Council on Aging is delighted to report that our agency has received much needed support from United Healthcare with a Community Partnership donation for $20,000. The funding will be split among the two most requested services the Council provides, Meals on Wheels and Medical Transportation. The Meals on Wheels Program will receive $8,000 of the funding awarded by United Healthcare. The money will pay for food that is used in preparing the home delivered meals that are served to homebound seniors and disabled adults to help them maintain selfsufciency and avoid institutional placement. The individuals served with home delivered meals are homebound due to disability and/ or frailty and they are not able to prepare their own meals. Many also have specic nutritional needs and require special diets to manage medical conditions. As an authority on the particular issues faced by the elderly and disabled, the Council is prepared to serve them. Unfortunately, poverty and food insecurity has increased among the elderly to the extent that the Council is challenged to meet the tremendous need that now exists in our community. The Councils Meals on Wheels Program receives more requests for service than any other, but the cost of this service has risen considerably along with the increase in food prices, as well as the cost of transporting the food. Transportation Services will receive $12,000 of the funding and it will be used to purchase fuel for medical trips and grocery shopping trips for low-income seniors who are unable to drive. Medical transportation is the second most requested service our agenc y provides and it is also the most expensive now that fuel costs have risen to such high levels. The seniors and disabled adults who request Transportation Services are physically unable to drive, nor can they afford to fuel, insure or maintain a vehicle. These seniors are also medically at-risk, and medical transportation assistance is needed for their very survival. Nevertheless, transportation has become a controversial issue for the elderly and disabled due to funding cuts and a harsh political environment. As a result, support for transportation services that serve vulnerable populations is sorely inadequate, despite the fact that transportation is necessary for obtaining the basic needs of food and healthcare. The support provided by United Healthcare is well-timed and deeply appreciated by the seniors served by the Council. A big Thank You on behalf of the Council staff and the entire community goes out to United Healthcare for providing our clients and community with vital services that will support their medical and nutrition needs. W e feel very fortunate to be working with the Osceola Council on Aging to provide much needed transportation and nutrition services to the long term care community in Osceola County, said Kathleen Crampton, President and CEO of United Healthcare Community Plan for Florida. We are committed to helping the State of Florida ensure that the health care needs of seniors and the disabled are not just met, but exceeded, and we achieve this by working together with our community partners. For your connection to the Osceola Council on Aging, Serving All Generations: www.osceolagenerations.org GENERATI ONS C O N N E C T I O N Greater OrlandoNeurosurgery & SpineBest in Neurological Surgeryby Orlando Magazine in 2007 2010 Also nominated for Best Doctor In America. by bestdoctors.comFor more information please call the office or visit our website at www.neuro-link.comNow serving Osceola County at our St. Cloud Office:3100 17th Street, Suite 3102 St. Cloud 34769 Limited Hours7340 Stone Rock Circle Orlando 32819(Adjacent to Dr. P. Phillips Hospital)407-355-0575 for an appointment Most insurance plans accepted.Max B. Medary, M.D., F.A.C.S., practices complex surgery of the brain and spine, including skull-base and complex intracranial tumors, vascular lesions that include aneurysms and carotid disease, and complex disorders of the spine. Dr. Medary received his medical education at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Medical College of Pennsylvania, University of Miami, Cornell University, and Allegheny General Hospital. He is a member of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, Congress of Neurosurgery, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and Acoustic Neuroma Association. He also is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Medary is affiliated with Florida Hospital, Orlando Health, and St Cloud Regional Medical Center. 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