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By Fallan Patterson Staff Writer With this weeks plummeting temperatures, some needy Osceola County students may have gone to school without a jacket or long pants, or had to stay home because they didnt have appropriately warm clothing. Area schools and the Education Foundation of Osceola County passed out coats, sweaters, long pants and even shoes to help children whose families may have had to decide between purchasing food or a jacket for the few days a year that even the Sunshine State gets chilly. Its happening all over the district, Marcie Hill, director of the Foundations programs, said. A lot of our students dont go to school on cold days. They miss valuable days of school and then they arent prepared. Or theyre coming to school in dresses and shorts and then theyre uncomfortable. The Education Foundation assists with this need with the Kids Closet, a program designed to provide needy Osceola County students with personal hygiene products and new clothing, free of charge. Osceola County School District guidance counselors, social workers and Families in Transition liaisons identify students in need of clothing and hygiene items, then shop at Kids Closet for the items needed. The Kids Closet has been such as resource, supplying coats, heavy sweatshirts and gloves in all sizes for our students in need, Elizabeth Lane, a district social worker, said. The clothing goes immediately to the child who, without Kids Closet, may stand shivering on a street corner, early in the morning, waiting on their school bus. With more than 2,200 stuServing Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Poinciana, Lake Nona, Harmony, Narcoossee, BVL rfntb bnbLifestyles bn bnb n Communityfnb b bbb Guy Fawkes Day event set for Monday It will be a hot time in Osceola County Monday night. Kissimmees annual Guy Fawkes event will be at Champions World Resort, 8660 W. U.S. Highway 192, and features a 30-foot-tall bonfire. See page A-2 Be sure to catch all the election coverage in the Nov. 8 edition of the Osceola News-Gazette. Local Index ElectionsPage A4, Editorial Page A8, Sports Page B4, Community Page B1, Lifestyles Page A5, Police news Page C1, Classied Page C3, LegalsHow would you describe crime in Osceola County? to other areas. my taste. Vote at www.around osceola.com Results from the Oct. 27 Question of the week: What are you scared most of in Florida? By Ken Jackson Staff Writer A pair of longtime Osceola County bankers is helping bring local, community banking back to the area. Charlie Rogers and Tom White, who were in on the ground floor of starting the First National Bank of Osceola in the 1980s, have returned to the smaller, community bank model that First National, which eventually became part of the CenterState Bank organization, got away from as it grew and merged with other institutions. Rogers and White now serve as vice president of Commercial Lending and senior vice president respectively, of Florida Traditions Bank, which has set up its temporary office in St. Cloud. Ground has already broken for the banks Kissimmee branch off Central Avenue near Osceola Regional Medical Center, and they currently seek a plot of land for a 5,000square-foot permanent St. Cloud location. Florida Traditions began in 2007 and is expanding its footprint into Osceola County from its six locations in Polk and Pasco counties. Its CEO, James Stalnaker, who also came from a community bank background On course for community banking News-Gazette Photo/Andrew SullivanCharlie Rogers, left, and Tom White, longtime bankers in the area, have brought the community banking model back to Osceola County, with the formation of a Florida Traditions Bank branch in St. Cloud. Another is coming to Kissimmee. By Fallan Patterson Staff Writer Crime is slightly down overall in Osceola County for the first half of 2012, according to semi-annual crime statistics released Thursday from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. The Osceola County Sheriffs Office reported a decrease of 3 percent in their crime index from January to June 2012 compared to the same time frame in 2011, according to the report, while St. Cloud reported no percentage change for the same time period. Law enforcement working together with the community creates a partnership that results in a safer Osceola County, Sheriff Bob Hansell said. The Osceola County Sheriffs Office has taken a proactive and progressive approach to public safety. Intelligence driven policing, tactical and thorough responses from patrol, crime analysis and intelligence information, aggressive investigation techniques and working with the community to report suspicious activity and educate citizens on crime prevention are all factors that have led to the decline. Kissimmee experienced the only uptick in the county, reporting a 1.5 percent increase in crime from January to June 2012, with 1,894 incidents reported, compared to the same time period in 2011. Kissimmee Police Chief Lee Massie, who was hired Oct. 1, attributed the increase to an 84 percent hike in motor vehicle parts theft and grand theft auto contributing 21 percent to the crime index. I cant speak to how we got to these numbers but theres a trend going on and Im a big proponent on the use of analysis, he said. Massie plans to zero in on where the concentration of these crimes are occurring, following up with individuals in those areas known for these types of crimes and a take a pro-active approach. He wants to involve the commu-Osceola County crime drops in the first six months of 2012, FDLE report says By Ken Jackson Staff Writer Citing that it is a speculative investment, the Osceola County Tourist Development Council voted 6-0 at a special meeting Tuesday to recommend that the Board of County Commissioners not support a public/private partnership plan to fund and build a ball field complex on the Judge Farms property across U.S. Highway 192 from Osceola Heritage Park. Commissioners are slated to vote on whether or not to proceed with the project at its regular meeting on Monday. In a report and statement by TDC Chairman Brian Wong, his findings show that building the complex, slated to include 13 fields, one at stadium quality with broadcast capabilities and nine with synthetic turf, a possible hotel and all infrastructure required, is too risky for investment of public Tourist Development Tax dollars, and goes against the Convention and Visitors Bureaus Destination Osceola 2022 strategic plan. We all have a fiduciary responsibility to the citizens of this county to invest public funds with the utmost caution to eliminate risks of losses and maximize potential returns, he said. Current projections of the project call for $30 million in funding from the county, including $6 million to make the site pad ready for construction. County Manager Don Fisher said that using TDT funding is the primary option, but is not the only option, to pay for the project. The United States Specialty Sports Association would pay $300,000 in annual rent as the primary tenant. Among his findings, Wong noted the room nights that the USSSA, the driving force behind the project and the main tenant of this project, seemed to exceed what is possible. And the price the county would spend building the complex is nearly eight times what the CVB spends in marketing funds to attract domestic leisure clients and more than four times the cost to lure international and meeting clientele. We dont know when during the year those room nights come, it makes a difference in price, he said. And its hard to validate those numbers with spread out over 180 properties. Is this something we need to do to grow? CVB is doing a great job, growing the TDT 6 percent. Sports is a competitive and risky business. If this is a break-even investment with the sale of the land added in, is it a project worth doing? Wong said that Brazil, noting new non-stop service from Rio de Janeiro to Orlando International via TAM Airlines has just begun, is an incremental business stream available with no fixed long-term investment required. How big is the sports market? The middle class of the Brazilian market is 150 million people, he said. We havent received any other offers. Can it be done for lower bids or less public funding? Taylor Smith, director of Project Finance & Development, LLC, made a presentation on behalf of USSSA and the 192 Community Redevelopment Agency at Tuesdays meeting. He said USSSA cannot continue its work of expanding on national events in the area working within the status quo. Were trying to develop a destination sports complex. Other communities are building superior facilities, he said. (USSSA) cant concentrate events in this area with the current facilities in place. This would be a bookend to the Disney facilities. This isnt an attempt to replace their resources, it amplifies it. Taylor reiterated what County Auditor Horace Nwachukwu reported to the TDC, that the complex would incu-TDC votes against ball fields on Judge property Wong See Bank, page A-3 See TDC, page A-7 Needy Osceola County students getting clothes for cold weather See Students, page A-3 See Crime, page A-5 RAYELYNNEKETCHUM FOR OSCEOLA COUNTY CLERK OF THE COURTPolitical advertisement paid for and approved by Rayelynne Ketchum, Republican, for Osceola County Clerk of the Court VOTE FOR RAYELYNNE ON NOVEMBER 6TH102712.SNG
Page A2, By Peter Covino Lifestyles Editor There will be a hot time in Osceola County Monday night. Kissimmees annual Guy Fawkes event will be held at Champions World Resort, 8660 W. U.S. Highway 192, and features a 30-foot-tall bonfire. Guy Fawkes, a legendary figure in the United Kingdom, is remembered each Nov. 5, for his foiled attempt to blow up the British Parliament. Held since the 17th century in England, Guy Fawkes Day is marked by bonfires and fireworks. It is one of the most celebrated days in the United Kingdom. Kissimmees Guy Fawkes event, is only in its fourth year but keeps on growing, said Justine Assal, a former United Kingdom resident and organizer of the local event. This is a great family event, Assal said, and will include many traditional English favorite foods and beer, but the highlight will be the bonfire. A crowd of about 3,000 is expected, a marked increase from the 400 people who attended the first Kissimmee event, held at the Osceola County Fairgrounds. Kissimmee is a great location for a Guy Fawkes Day event, she said, because of the large British population. Kissimmees Guy Fawkes event is believed to be the largest event of its kind in the Southeastern United States, she said. And with the excitement of fireworks and the huge bonfire, both traditional parts of a Guy Fawkes celebration, the event should be popular with other area residents and tourists as well. Bonfires and fireworks are a big part of Guy Fawkes Day in towns and cities throughout the United Kingdom, she said. Children make effigies of Fawkes, which are burned in the fire. The tradition of burning Guys also is part of the Kissimmee celebration. There will be a competition to build the best dressed Guy dummy to be thrown onto the fire. Prizes will go the best three dummies. Making a Guy is fairly simple, requiring just some old clothes and newspaper to stuff the lifesize dummy. Past entries and other information are available at the event website (Guyfawkeskissimmee.com). Judging will be at 7:30 p.m. and participants need to be by the stage area at 7:20 p.m. In addition to the fireworks and bonfire, the night includes the food traditionally served at the event black treacle toffee, toffee apples and baked potatoes, as well as other British food staples such as Cornish pasties and steak and kidney pie. Beer and wine also will be for sale, and area pubs will be offering up samples of British beer. Other events include a British fancy dress costume contest for adults/children at 8:30 p.m. Costumes must have a British theme in order to win. There will be prizes for adults and children. There also will be an area with rides for children. The bonfire will be lit at 8 p.m. with fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Admission is $5, cash only. This is going to be a slice of Britain for the night, Assal said..Fourth annual Guy Fawkes Day event set for Champions resort Monday File PhotoKissimmees annual Guy Fawkes event will be at Champions World Resort, 8660 W. U.S. Highway 192, and features a 30-foot-tall bonfire. 102712.SNGHello my name is Sara Shaw. For the last two years I have been in training to become your next City commissioner by attending every Kissimmee commission meeting for almost two years. I have done my homework and already begun the job of working for you my community that I have grown up with. Being a native of Kissimmee I have had the privilege of getting to know you and our City. Thank you for your vote this November. I will not let you down.110312.SNG 110112.TNG Thank you for your support these last 8 years; it has been an honor to serve as your Sheriff. I, along with the dedicated men and women of the Sheriffs Ofce, look forward to continuing to serve the citizens of Osceola County. 110312.SNG VOTE FOR BOB HANSELL ON NOVEMBER 6, 2012Political advertisement paid for and approved by Bob Hansell, Democrat, for Sheriff.Sheriff Bob Hansell is a 36-year veteran of the Osceola County Sheriffs Ofce and is endorsed by the following organizations:
Saturday, November 3, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page A3 dents in Osceola County identified as part of the Families in Transition program, meaning they live in cars, motel rooms or bunked up with other families, and 72 percent of students qualifying for free and reduced lunch, the need is evident, Hill said. She recalled a recent story from a teacher who said a couple of her students had to sit out from recess because it was too cold to go outside without a jacket. Hill also said some students improvise by showing up to school with socks on their hands to shield them from the cold. During the fall/winter months, I receive requests from parents indicating the need for warm clothing for their children. They explain their difficulty in making ends meet financially and may not have the extra money for clothing, Consuelo PonceSalmon, a district social worker, said. The Kids Closet has met this need by providing their children with warm clothing (including) jackets, long pants, jeans, sweaters, scarfs and even hats. The Kids Closet is in need of new clothing for boys and girls of all sizes, specifically youth uniform pants, youth sweatshirts and hoodies, jackets, underwear, socks and shoes. Monetary donations can be made through the Foundations website www. foundationosceola.org or by calling 407-344-8155. Parents whose children are in need of clothing should contact their childs school guidance counselor or social worker for assistance. Schools are doing their part as well, with many campuses having a clothing closet internally that stocks donated jackets, coats, uniforms and shoes for children in need. Parkway Middle School in Buenaventura Lakes passed out a number of jackets and sweaters Monday and Tuesday to help shield students from the cold wind, guidance counselor Jannine Martino said. We have a washing machine so some of the stuff gets recycled, she said about students who may have just forgotten their sweater at home or on the bus or clothing turned in to lost-and-found that never gets claimed. Pam Strickland, guidance counselor at Michigan Avenue Elementary School in St. Cloud, passed out as many as 15 jackets and four pairs of closed-toed shoes since late last week in anticipation of the cold snap. I handed out at least a dozen. Im sure there were lots of kids I havent caught. I loan them (the jackets) and if they want to keep them, they can, she said. Strickland emails teachers to see if any of their students need warm clothing. Typically the littler ones are always the ones in the greatest need, she said, adding her school had double the number of students identified as eligible for the FIT program this year than last year to 30. While Michigan Avenue has a close-knit community of parents who donate their time and items to the schools clothing closet and food pantry, Strickland said they are always in need of additional items. She said shoes sizes 13-2 and pants sizes 5-8 are in the highest demand. Donations can be dropped off at the schools front desk. Its very sad; the kids do the best they can, Strickland said. Harmony Community School principal Jonathan Davis said his school is pro-active in trying to keep students warm. When we have kids that show up (without appropriately warm clothing), we make sure we get them something, he said. and formed the company in order to get back to it, is a former banking colleague of Rogers and White. Rogers said they jumped at the opportunity to return to community-based banking, and do it in the area where theyve thrived in business for decades. Weve been in this area working for over 30 years, and we couldnt be happier, he said. Florida Traditions is a highlycapitalized entity, and carries a five-star rating in the Bauer Financial ratings index. Rogers said the smaller-bank model is good for a community like St. Cloud. Philosophically, big regional banks lack the personal level of service. Aside from their physical presence, they really have no ties to the community, and their profits can go to some corporate office in some other state, he said. With a community bank like this, the money the bank makes stays in town, it is loaned and capitalized locally. You build your bank as you build your community. The customers are the reason were here, and its critical to keep the perspective of whats important. When First National of Osceola grew into CenterState and went public in 2002, it brought about extra scrutiny and change, White said. Change isnt always good, and he said he was happy for the chance to get back to his roots with Florida Traditions. Charlie and I are community bankers. When consolidation happens, management changes and authority changes, White said. I was excited about this opportunity, and happy to bring Charlie on board. It gets us back into a community bank by organization, and (Stalnaker) has given us the authority to put it into the position it needs to be in to succeed. And based on the clientele theyve already picked up since opening for business around Labor Day, success is not far off, if it hasnt been achieved already. The communitys been great, and weve been active in the community, where the reception has been excel lent, White said. Florida Traditions features all the usual banking products, merchant services, cash management operations, insurance and commercial lending offerings. Once both permanent Osceola County locations are up and running, they will add 16 banking jobs to the area. BankContinued from Page A-1 A dog stolen from a Kissimmee home Oct. 24 was found safe Wednesday, Kissimmee police officials said. On Oct. 31, a resident who wanted to remain anonymous, contacted the Kissimmee Police Department to report that she may have found the missing Jack Russell terrier named Leia. Detectives retrieved the dog and took her to Osceola Animal Clinic on Main Street in Kissimmee to have the chip scanned. The clinic verified that the dog was in fact Leia and also ensured the dog was in good condition. On Oct. 24, an unknown suspect vandalized a home in Creekside Estates in Kissimmee and took Leia, leaving a note telling the victim they had her dog. A witness described an older model sedan, possibly a gold or silver Toyota Camry leaving the area around the time of the incident. The dog was set to be reunited with her owner.Stolen dog in Kissimmee found safe Submitted PhotoLeia, the stolen Jack Russell terrier, is shown above at the Kissimmee Police Depart ment after an unknown resident found her.News-Gazette Photo/Andrew SullivanBankers Charlie Rogers and Tom White bring the vision of Florida Traditions Bank CEO James Stalnaker to Osceola County. Currently in a temporary St. Cloud location, the bank is looking for space to construct a 5,000-square-foot facility.StudentsContinued from Page A-1 102712.SNG 110312.SNG
Page A4, Mayor (seat 1) Borders/FerticMayor Rebecca Borders is running for her second term against former councilman and deputy mayor Jarom Fertic. Borders is looking to continue work on programs that will promote the city as a destination to both tourists and businesses. Shes working with the Department of Transportation and the St. Cloud Greater Chamber of Commerce to post signage informing travellers when they enter the city and steering them toward downtown. Additionally, Borders wants to continue to promote St. Cloud in Lake Nona and to employees in Medical City to visit the city and choose to live there. But we believe gambling that promoting the downtown and establishing a link to Medical City is going to pay off is not solid leadership. Fertic is calling for common-sense growth with a focus on industries the area is already known for such as agriculture. Hed like to see a technical school built in St. Cloud that offers degrees in agriculture, technology and medicine. Thats a bold idea. Plus, when Fertic, a former city councilman, was on the dais, he often questioned city staff recommendations on certain items during meetings. Borders often just tows the line. That was last seen in September, when she initially refused to align with the majority of the council to remove funds from the citys saving account to hire three firefighters after the St. Cloud Fire Rescue chief and the St. Cloud Professional Fire Union contended the fire department was understaffed by nine firefighters. The News-Gazette endorses Jarom Fertic for St. Cloud mayor.Seat 2: Reinhart/CaswellOne of the seat 2 candidates Jeff Reinhart, a contracting consultant, bar owner and daycare investor, and Ron Caswell, a recently retired St. Cloud police officer will replace long-time Councilman Tom Griffin, who dropped out of the race to focus more on his private business. Both Reinhart and Caswell are running on platforms of smaller government while promoting business growth. But we believe Caswell, who came from city government, knows better the inner workings of the city and where to cut the fat. Caswell said the city throws up too many roadblocks in the face of new businesses and wants to see chain restaurants and big box stores as anchors to small businesses to keep residents employed and spending money in the city. We believe thats a solid business plan. Reinhart, who owns the downtown business Soldier City Saloon, wants to cut regulations on small businesses and eliminate impact fees. But we believe he doesnt have a plan where the city would find the revenue to replace impact fees. And we fear hes running more for to represent the business community than for the entire community itself. The News-Gazette endorses Ron Caswell for seat 2.Seat 3: Holmes/Polachek/JonesThe candidates vying for seat 3 are incumbent Russell Holmes, local business owner and former councilman Jay Polachek and recently retired St. Cloud building maintenance supervisor Cecil Pete Jones. Holmes is proud of ideas he had such as the city trucking its own garbage and implementing the recycling program, both of which is providing revenue for the St. Cloud, and wants to continue working toward starting programs that keeps the citys taxes low. That leadership speaks volumes and is worthy of reelection Polachek ran for mayor against Borders two years ago and lost. Unfortunately, we believe the voters have already spoken when he lost the election to Borders. Jones said he is running as the watchdog over the budget because he knows the inner workings of the city after 20 years of employment. Thats admirable, but we dont think its a strong enough argument to unseat Holmes. The News-Gazette endorses Russell Holmes for St. Cloud City Council seat 3. The general election is Nov. 6. Defends OlivoTo the Editor: In response to Mr. Gonnellas recent letter to the editor, it was interesting that he just had to toss in the name of a candidate, Peter Olivo, a bona fide war hero, just for the sake of criticism. Of course, had Mr. Gonnella actually used facts, his letter may have been seen a little clearer by many in Osceola County. Mr. Olivo ran for county commissioner in District 5 against Bill Lane and was defeated by approximately 200 votes, or less. Afterward, Olivo did file to run for another commission seat but withdrew as he did not reside in that district, (3). Thats it, Mr. Gonnella and everyone else. It seems Mr. Gonnella just had to toss in Peters name just for the sake of complaining. Sad. Many people who do not know Mr. Olivo, like Gonella, would be surprised to learn that when he joined the armed forces, he wasnt even a U.S. citizen. Didnt matter as he chose to join and fight for his country. During a firefight in Viet Nam, Peter was not only shot by the enemy, he was also blown up by a land mine, causing him to lose both of his legs. This non citizen didnt allow himself, or his spirit to sim ply die and fade away. He fought to recover. It was during his recovery that his general came to his bedside and in a stern voice stated to Peter that he was aware Peter was not a U.S. citizen. Of course, Peter thought initially, he might be in trouble for something, but instead, the general gave Peter his citizenship on the spot. If Gonnella wants to criticize Peter Olivo for anything, perhaps he should place himself in Peters shoes, or better, his wheelchair. Peter has, over his lifetime, married a wonderful woman and has two beautiful daughters, all who support him. Also during his life, Peter has been very successful in the business world and has personally developed orphanages, one in Viet Nam and the other in Haiti, and is considering developing another where needed. Peter Olivo is a good man, by anyones definition and is certainly qualified, with his business background, to run the office he seeks. Further, Peter has worked steadily at Disney for more than 20 years. That alone places him above his opponent who has collected a public check for many years, as does her son, another politician, who hasnt held a private sector job at all, as far as I am aware. That really doesnt matter because it doesnt to Peter. For a man with so many difficulties, Peter is doing so much better than most of us because of his positive and can do attitude. Mr. Gonnella would be better served if he, himself, would check himself for the reasons he would have even mentioned Peters name in his letter and consider an apology for his insensitivity. However, just like Mary Janes ridiculous politically motivated and insulting poll, no one will expect any apologies coming from anyone. Unfortunately, over the years, here in St. Cloud, some people have decided to forego kindness and respect for simply bad mouthing someone, with or without facts. Mark Rosenbauer St. CloudMisleading letterTo the Editor: Reading the letter to the editor this past Saturday (Oct. 27), I was appalled at all the misleading and non factual statement that were made. In regards to Peter Olivo going from one race to another, this is not true. Mr. Olivo lost his race by a few votes to Mr. Bill Lane. Shortly afterward, he filed to run for county commissioner and withdrew after the race became a district race rather than at large. Mr. Olivo withdrew because he did not live in the district. As far as Peter looking for a paycheck, lets look at the facts Mr. Gonnella. He is a decorated war hero that has been getting a check from the Veterans Administration. Mr. Gonnella, you, your wife and the rest of your children combined arent making what he is. Hes also been working for Disney the past two decades. Mr. Olivo, also has an orphanage in Viet Nam and one in Haiti. What do you or the Arringtons have or have done for anyone? Now, lets look and see who is looking for a paycheck. The last time I checked, it was Mary Jane Arrington. She has been getting paid by our taxpayer dollars for approximately 20 years. Where has she worked other than Osceola County government? Her son, Brandon, is 37 years old and never held a private sector job. Oops, did I say that? You bet I did. This is all true and factual. So now please tell me who is looking for a paycheck and who has been living off taxpayer dollars. Mr. Gonnella, with all due respect, pull your head out of the sand look up and see the daylight. Tony Ferentinos KissimmeeOPINION OPINION Our View For St. Cloud City Council, the News-Gazette endorses...Chronic d iseases account for the majority of mortality, morbidity, and disability in the United States. More than 15 percent of the adult population suffers from a chronic disabling condition, such as arthritis, heart disease, hypertension, or diabetes. Behaviors that lead to many chronic diseases, such as smoking, unhealthy diet, lack of physical activity, and alcohol use, account for approximately 800,000 deaths in the United States annually. According to the (CDC) Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Cancer is one of the most common chronic diseases in the United States, second only to heart disease as the leading cause of death. The CDC report for U.S. Cancer Statistics indicates that t he most common cancers among men are prostrate, lung and colorectal. For women, the most common cancers are breast, lung and colorectal. What is cancer? Cancer is an uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells any place in the body. There are many types of cancer with a variety of causes. Cancer in general is common. It is the second leading cause of death in Florida as well as the United States. The American Cancer Society says one in three people will get cancer during their lifetime. The risk for most types of cancer goes up with age. Therefore, it is important to consider age when trying to see what may be the cause of cancer. Other risk factors such as where someone lives, their familys health history, and personal health habits can add to the chance of getting cancer. It is important to be aware of these factors when trying to understand why and how often cancer occurs in an area. Cancer is often not caused by only one factor. Each type of cancer is almost always caused by a mix of factors. For most types of cancer, how well the body responds goes down as people grow older. With many types of cancer, cases can be cured when caught early. Some of these types are cancer of the breast, cervix and colon. Making sure you get the right kind of screening tests can possibly help detect and treat the disease sooner and help you have a life free from cancer. The development of cancer is often very slow. The time between exposure to one or more cancer-causing agents until the onset of cancer, often depends on the type of cancer. However, in general, it takes approximately 10 to 30 years for the disease to be detectable. What are cancer clusters? Cancer clusters are higher numbers of the same type of cancer cases than expected within a period of time and area. All cases in a cluster must involve the same type of cancer (breast cancer or lung cancer), or types of cancer scientifically proven to have the same cause. Who should people contact if a cancer cluster is suspected? If someone suspects a cancer cluster, they should call the local Health Department who will follow the required Department of Health Protocol for further study.PreventionThe number of new cancer cases can be reduced, and many cancer deaths can be prevented. Research shows that screening for cervical and colorectal cancers as recommended helps prevent these diseases by finding precancerous lesions so they can be treated before they become cancerous. Screening for cervical, colorectal, and breast cancers also helps find these diseases at an early, often highly treatable stage. A persons cancer risk can be reduced in other ways by receiving regular medical care, avoiding tobacco, limiting alcohol use, avoiding excessive exposure to ultraviolet rays from the sun and tanning beds, eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, maintaining a healthy weight, and being physically active. For more information about cancer and cancer prevention visit the (CDC) Center for Disease Control web site at www.cdc.gov Belinda Johnson-Cornett is the executive director of the Osceola County Health Department. Guest columnist 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 116 No. 83 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 TATMANDo you know the facts about cancer? 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. 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Saturday, November 3, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page A5 nity to get them to lock their cars, keep valuables out of sight and report suspicious person through the departments See It, Say It program. Im big on an intelligenceled, pro-active approach, Massie said, adding the city has started seeing a decrease in auto thefts recently with 15 cases in August to nine reported in September. its much better to prevent these types of crimes. To keep the downward momentum going, Massie plans to kickoff a high-profile holiday detail with highly visible, uniformed police officers patrolling traditionally target-rich environments such as the parking lots of Loop West, Walmart, Target and Best Buy. He looks to partner with St. Cloud police and the Osceola County Sheriffs Office to institute an overall approach to keeping car burglaries and thefts at a minimum. Were all trying to do the same thing, Massie said. Im very big on cooperative, collaboration and information sharing. St. Cloud Police Chief Pete Gauntlett said his agency is right on track for this point in the year and plans to partner with the community to move the crime index downward. As an agency, we collectively continue to focus on our community needs, crime trends and patterns; while utilizing crime analysis reports, community and intelligence-led policing to determine proactive and direct patrol for the areas in need, Gauntlett said. Furthermore, we will continue to dedicating our resources to partnerships with our neighborhood watch groups, local businesses and our citizens, while maintaining the safety of everyone, and continue to work towards the reduction of crime within the city of St. Cloud for years to come. Hansells agency was the only one in Osceola County to report any murders this year, with five that occurred the first half of 2012. Those cases include the woman gunned down in her backyard near Lake Lizzie in March after stumbling upon an alleged drug robbery and the case of Kevin Satterfield, who was found guilty in October of murdering his wife and daughters boyfriend inside their Buenaventura Lakes home in May. Statewide, crime was down 3.8 percent for the first six months of 2012 compared with the same time period in 2011. A 21-year-old Kissimmee man was arrested by the Osceola County Sheriffs Office Tuesday for inappropriately touching a 13-year-old girl. On Tuesday at approximately 8:13 p.m., Sheriffs Office deputies responded to a home on Halifax Drive in Kissimmee. Upon arrival, deputies met with the father of the victim who said Howard Frazier, an acquaintance of the family, had inappropriately touched his daughter. The 13-year-old victim said Frazier, 21, told her he was 17, Sheriffs Office reports said. They were in the master bedroom of the home when Frazier began inappropriately touching her. Deputies spoke with Frazier who cooperated with the investigation and told detectives he knew the victim was 13. Based on the information, Frazier was arrested for lewd and lascivious molestation and booked into the Osceola County Jail.Three suspects arrested for prostitution operationOsceola County Sheriffs detectives with the Tourist Policing Unit Tuesday arrested three suspects for their involvement in a prostitution operation. Arrested were: Ann Marie Behan, 21, of New York, Derrick Wolfe, 32 of Illinois and Stephinia Roberts, 20, of North Miami Beach. The investigation began Tuesday, when unit detectives conducted an undercover operation targeting back page prostitution. An undercover detective located an advertisement in the Orlando Back Page escort section of an Internet site. The advertisement stated a female named Michelle, later identified as Behan, was in the Central Florida area visiting from New York and was interested in meeting men. The detective made arrangements to meet Behan at Motel 6 at 5731 W. U.S. Highway 192 in Kissimmee. While in the motel room, Behan made a call to Wolfe, who detectives later discovered was leading the prostitution operation. When Behan offered the detective sex in exchange for money, she was arrested and charged with prostitution and renting space for prostitution. Wolfe arrived with a female, identified as Roberts, to pick up Behan. Roberts was arrested and charged with possession of cannabis under 20 grams and tampering with evidence. Wolfe was charged with deriving support from prostitution and related acts, possession of cannabis under 20 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia. During the investigation, detectives discovered Wolfe was staying at the Celebration Suites at 5820 W. U.S. Highway 192 in Kissimmee. In the room, detectives took into evidence computers set up for sex ads and items consistent with operating a prostitution scheme. 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Saturday, November 3, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page A7 bate 800 permanent jobs and generate $650 million in economic activity its first 10 years. He also reminded the board that the Houston Astros lease to hold spring training at Osceola County Stadium ends after the 2015 spring season. There would be a guarantee of 156,000 room nights, and booking fee as a revenue source that isnt there now, he said. If the Astros are gone, if we dont do this deal, USSSA (and their national headquarters at the stadium) will be gone, too. Taylor later said that the 192 CRA team was disappointed that members of the TDC were basing their opinion of the project on self-generated misinformation from members of the council to the public. The Sports Complex and village is an economic revenue generator and will be a good partnership with USSSA to expand the amateur sports industry here in Osceola County, he said. But the TDC members, while showing support for the project itself, said their concern was with the amount of public funds required to make it happen. My right brain is excited, but my left brain is concerned about making a good long-term decision for the county, Vice Chairman Kent Bjorklund said. Kissimmee City Commissioner and board member Cheryl Grieb expressed concerned that there are already projects in various stages of funding and development. I need to know how this would affect those agreements, she said. This is a good location for it. Im not against the project but the way its financially structured with all of this TDT commitment. Mike Harford, who sits on the TDC board as a representative of the County Commission, has backed the USSSA in the past and says the Judge Farm facility could be a great project. Im just concerned how its going to be paid off, he said. There are more concerns and questions than answers right now. They want us to back the bonds, but if USSSA cant perform, wed have to throw them out, and were left to run it ourselves. Wong also went back to the auditors report, which stated that the countys return on investment would be a wash, even with the county selling 25 acres of the Judge Farm property at $120,000 apiece. Right now were not armed with enough info, we need to study this further, he said. Its not clear if this is the highest and best use of taxpayer dollars. This ties up a lot of capital and flexibility for the future. TDC Continued from Page A-1 coming to the Mu seum of Military Hi stor y M M M The Museum of Military History is proud to bring the traveling exhibit, Humanity Beyond Barbed Wire: Hitler s Soldiers in the Sunshine State, to Osceola County on view from November 9 December 30. The Florida Holocaust Museum created exhibition is based on a book by Robert Billinger, Hitlers Soldiers in the Sunshine State. 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Page A8, S PORTS S PORTS Follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/OsceolaSportsLady Longhorns move onProving the theory that you cant be wrong often enough, I give you my preseason football selection as the champion of the AFC West: San Diego. Wrong again. Only for about the fifth straight year. Maybe its because of those magnificent powder blue retro outfits they occasionally unveil, but for some reason, I cant seem to shake my annual infatuation with the Chargers, the NFLs great pretenders. Norv Turner and Phillip Rivers may eventually prove to be the most hapless pairing since Milli Vanilli. After a promising start when Turners lackadaisical bunch actually w on their first two games, San Diego regressed with back-to-back losses to Denver and, oh my, Cleveland, 7-6. At 4-4 after beating footwipe Kansas City (see below) Thursday, the Chargers by no means are out of the AFC playoff hunt, except, well, we all know they are. I vow that next August, no matter what, even if Romeo Crenel still is the coach at Kansas City and even if the Raiders still are in that division and even if Peyton Mannings neck falls off, I will not, under any circumstances, consider San Diego for the AFC West crown. Well, probably not. Those powder blues are nice. Not that we want to spend all our time bashing the Chargers here because, darn it, we need time to jump on FSUs case (sorry, Flaming Spear Sullivan). The Noles, among the bright stars in college footballs preseason pageant, tripped over their prom gowns at North Carolina State on their way to the BCS championship game. North Carolina State? After escaping Clemson, and with a remaining schedule that the Osceola Kowboys would find barely challenging, the Seminoles managed to dodge a BCS invitation by unveiling a shockingly ineffective offensive game plan against the Wolfpack that even Norv Turner would find embarrassing. Sadly, San Diego and FSU dont even top the list of my most woeful preseason picks. Thats Kansas City and Cincinnati checked as the AFC wildcards. Cincy, I figured, finally looked ready to ascend in the AFC North. Not yet. Kansas City? I have no idea. Baltimore, New England and Houston are mostly where they are supposed to be. Sure, theres Denver, but did you think Peyton Manning would make it through the season intact? Things are slightly brighter in the NFC, but not much. Green Bay, San Francisco and Atlanta should make it. Philly could be problematic (sorry, Young Jackson). The Giants are looking good, the Saints aint. At least I got Alabama right, but thats like dropping a line in a one-starving-fish barrel. Young Jackson is in moderately better shape, his major hiccups being preseason infatuations with the NFLs Carolina and Buffalo. His BCS championship game, USC and Oklahoma, looks more like the Emerald Bowl. Like all the great ones, we dont look back. We look forward to even greater incompetence. Thus, here is the Mighty News-Gazette Divine Nine:No. 1: Bama. No. 2: Atlanta. No. 3: Peyton. No. 4: Eli. No. 5: Da Bears. No. 6: Da Niners. No. 7: K-State. No. 8: The Irish. No. 9: Voters. To the picks: Missouri at Florida (-16): Is it possible that the Gators already are finished with their SEC schedule? Yep. In fact, they must have thought they were done last week. Gators by 13. SMU at UCF (-12): The Knights look like they figured it out at Marshall last week. Knights by a Highly-Configured 9. Alabama (-9.5) at LSU: Norv Turner is darn lucky that the Tide doesnt play in the AFC West. Tide by 6. Oregon (-8) at USC: Thought this would be trouble for the Quack Attack, but, no. Ducks by 10. Texas at Texas Tech (-7.5): Texas What is the infatuation with Bolts? Rick PedoneSports Editor See Picks, page A-9 Volleyball regionals Picks of the Weak By Rick Pedone Sports Editor Harmony will square off against Lake Minneola Tuesday at 7 p.m. for a 7A Region 2 volleyball semifinal at the Longhorn gym. The Lady Longhorns, 19-8, advanced after a 25-23, 25-15, 25-18 sweep of Osceola, 15-11, Wednesday at Harmony. L ake M inneola, 23-4 blitzed Celebration in three games 25-5, 25-9, 25-12. Harmony, a state finalist last year, had to rally from a 22-18 deficit in the first game against the hardhitting Kowgirls. Osceolas Katie Markley, Aspen Dangren and Kristina Wendland were often dominating at the net for the Kowgirls as they surged to the lead after trailing 11-7 in the opening game. But, the Lady Longhorns fought back with outstanding net play from Chaney Howard and Kendall Pollock. After Aubrey Runnels hit made it 22-19, Pollock served three points to tie the score. OHS regained the lead at 23-22 before Howard took over with a pair of big hits from the left side sandwiched around an ace from Adalyn Gaston. I told the girls when it was 22-21 (OHS) that if we can come back and steal this one that they think they have won already, it would mean a lot, Horns Coach Eric Trowbridge said. I normally dont call timeouts with this particular group because they have the ability to know how to position themselves and to do what it takes to win in most situations. Osceola Coach Carrie Palmi said losing the first game hurt. We just made too many mistakes, she said. Osceola fought through the balance of the match, tying Harmony at 10 in the second game before the Lady Longhorns went on a 12-2 run to break the game open thanks to serves from Howard and Pollock. Pollock got the game-winner on a re-direct at the net. OHS led 6-1 and 17-14 in the third game before Howard, f ittingly, ended the match with a hit. Howard had 18 kills and 13 digs, and Genesis Viera had 28 assists for Harmony. Chaney has made strides every single day. She is usually the first at practice and the last to leave, Trowbridge said. She constantly is working on her technique, like shell ask if her elbow position is right when she hits. She, and most of the other girls, were here to see the great play we got from Marie Gilbert and Alicia Palm last year, and to see how hard those girls worked in practice. We have Alicia back as a volunteer coach this year Harmonys Samantha Pearo leaps high to make a shot during a recent Lady Longhorns match. Harmony beat Osceola Wednesday at the Longhorns gym to advance to the regional semifinal round against Lake Minneola.News-Gazette Photo/Andrew Sullivan Harmony, Hawks meet in semifinalsSee Regional, page A-9 By Rick Pedone Sports Editor Osceola County will be well represented at the 2A-3 regional s wimming meet at Dunedins North Shore pool today. Athletes from Harmony, Celebration and St. Cloud qualified for the regional and have an opportunity to move on to next weeks state meet at the Orlando YMCA Aquatic Center. Several more swimmers and divers from Osceola and Gateway compete at the YMCA Aquatic Center today at the 3A-1 regional meet. Harmony, which won the boys 2A-7 district championship for the second year in a row last week, has the most qualifiers at the regionals. Peter Swafford (200 free, 2:00.68; 500 free, 5:26.30), Josh Saute (200 IM, 2:22.70; 100 breast, 1:14.09), Bailey Sklarek (200 IM, 2:29.17; 100 back, 1:06.72), Austin Kennedy (200 IM, 2:34.43; 100 back, 1:07.28), Lucas Roberts (50 free, 23.07; 100 free, 49.69), John Roberts (50 free, 23.23; 100 free, 50.85), Sam Steele (50 free, 23.94; 100 fly, 57.34), Michael Driscoll (50 free, 24.14; 100 free, 55.54) Aaron Gokee (100 breast, 1:13.83), D aniel Schlumbohm (100 breast, 1:16.24), Robert Esford (diving, 343.45) and Hunter Watson (diving, 313.35) all advanced in individual events. Harmonys relay teams also advanced. The Lady Longhorns, second in the district, also had plenty of regional qualifiers. Katy Davis (200 free, 2:02.62, 500 free, 5:29.93), Stephanie Lea (200 free, 2:52.24), Lindsey Saute (200 IM, 2:32.60, 100 back, 1:10.38), Breanna Hachey (50 free, 30,29), Emily Walker (50 free, 27.00, ; 100 breast, 1:17.02), Rachel Walker (100 free, 1:01.96; 1:21.94) and Lauren Githens (100 back, 1:28.84) advanced, along with the relays. St. Cloud enjoyed one of its best district meets, with the Lady Bulldogs finishing fourth and the boys taking seventh place. Selma Squati (200 IM, 2:45.59), Marissa Leaton (50 free, 28.12), Madison Clayton (diving, 365.5), Kennedy Clayton (diving, 303.25), Daniela Rincon (diving, 282.45), Alexandra Weston (diving, 205.10), Chloe Semmen (100 fly, 1:27.04), Kylie Joachim (100 fly, 1:17.02) and Ashley Owens (100 breast, 1:30.64) all are competing at regionals, along with the 400 and 200 free relays. Devon Nels (50 free, 24.09), Giancarlo Diaz (diving, 3:43.45), Lance Kime (500 free, 5:54.79) and Matt Sullivan (100 back, 1:12.48) advanced for the St. Cloud boys. Celebrations Sarah Masten (500 free, 7:33.77) will compete at regionals. The Storm 400 boys relay also Harmonys Peter Swafford will join his teammates and swimmers from Celebration and St. Cloud at the 3A-3 regional swimming meet at Dunedin today.News-Gazette Photo/Andrew Sullivan By Rick Pedone Sports Editor Osceola County high school and middle school athletes interested in playing at the college level may attend seminars offered at two county high schools next week. The seminars, titled Guiding the CollegeBound A thlete, are scheduled at Poinciana High (Wednesday, 7 p.m.) and Harmony High (Thursday, 7 p.m.). The seminars emphasize academic achievement and will provide information and topics for every student-athlete in middle and high school, Osceola County Coordinator of Athletics Ryan Adams said. Many student-athletes who aspire to play at t he college l evel are not familiar with the ins and outs of academic requirements, Adams said, The presentation will be given by Rick Wire, president of Pennsylvania-based Dynamite Sports. He is the father of nine-year NFL veteran Coy Wire. This seminar will provide information about the availability of athletic Seminar set for countyathletesSee Seminar, page A-9 See Swim, page A-10 County swimmers at regional meets at Orlando, Dunedin
Saturday, November 3, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page A9 Sports briefsPicksContinued from page A-8SeminarContinued from page A-8RegionalContinued from page A-8might want to see what Vince Young is up to these days. Or, Earl Campbell. Red Raiders by 10. The paid professionals: Tampa Bay at Oakland (-1.5): The Bucs always stink on the West Coast. They must think they are San Diego. Bucs by 4 in a We Arent Coached by Norv Turner Upset Special. Miami (-2.5) at Indianapolis: How about the Fins? Tied for first in the AFC East. And, without Ocho Cinco. Fins by 4. Lions (-3.5) at Jacksonville: I nailed it with the Jags. Theyre the Chargers of the east. Lions by 4. Denver (-3.5) at Cincinnati: The Broncos arent the same away from Invesco Field, but the Bengals, unfortunately, always are what they a re. Broncos by 4. Dallas at Atlanta (-4): The Cowboys have the talent to beat anyone in the NFL. They just dont do it. Falcons by 4. Brian Big Man McBrides Super Sniffer Upset Special: Colts over Fins by 3. Petey The Gators Are Going To Win Covino says: Gators by only 10. Andrew Flaming Spear Sullivans FSU Massacre of the Week: Noles by 100 over open date. Tom Captain Kirks Beam Me Up Scotty Prime Time NFL Pick of the Week: New Orleans by a dozen crawdads. Young Jackson says: Raiders by 4, Colts by 3 in a Fish Out Of Water Upset Special. Last week: Majestic Misfire (3-4, 58-19) was mauled thanks to Phlailing Phillys (3-4, 54-23) incompetence. and that is a tremendous assist to our program. Osceola, the runner-up to Lake Minneola in 7A District 5, may be a team on the rise. I told our players that Osceola was going to be a much better team than the last time we played them, Trowbridge said. They have some good young talent. Fortunately, we had several good days of practice to prepare. Palmi said her team will be a force in the future. Weve got a lot of underclassmen (like Markley, Dangren, Astra Weismore and setter Kaitlin Birchler) coming back, so we have high expectations, she said. Were going to be very good. Celebration, the 7A-6 runner-up to Harmony, finished the season 14-10. Coach Pedro Davila said that Lake Minneola is talented. They are loaded, very wellrounded, he said. Trowbridge said he knows several of the Hawks players through his club program Theyre big, but theyre also athletic, he said. What well want to do is to keep the ball in play, to keep digging and make them keep hitting it. Big teams are used to making the one pass and then winning on the next hit. When you keep making the digs and putting the ball in play, sometimes theyll get frustrated. Trowbridge said his team will be prepared Tuesday. Im very proud of this team. Theyve fought all year, even when we had our best player (Viera) out for seven or eight matches with a wrist injury. They never give up, he said. Tuesdays winner advances to the regional final against the w inner of Lakeland-George Jenkins Nov. 10. The regional champ plays for the Class 7A state championship Nov. 13-14 at the Silver Spurs Arena. scholarships and the realities of the college recruiting process. Interested participants are asked to come early, if possible, to receive handouts and watch a pre-program video. We are very pleased to have Dynamite Sports come to Osceola County and assist our schools, students, and parents with all the important updated information from the NCAA to make the college process easier for our families, said Adams. Adams said two seminars offered last month were well received. Families with athletes in grades 8-12 will receive a free SAT/ACT prep DVD with a retail value of $200. Shipping and handling is not included. Additional NCAA eligibility information is located on the School District of Osceola County athletic website at www.c2cschools.com/osceolacounty. OHS wrestlers strong at Super 32 challenge By Rick Pedone Sports Editor Two Osceola Kowboys wrestlers placed at the Super 32 Challenge for the Belt USA Wrestling tournament at Greensboro, N.C. recently. Two-time state champion Fox Baldwin placed third and Chris Pagan finished seventh at the preseason tournament, which attracted many of the top prep wrestlers in the nation. Baldwins loss was 4-3 to Tyson Dippery from Pennsylvania in the quarterfinal round. He won eight matches at 138 pounds, two by pin. He beat three state champions and two runners-up. Pagan (190) won five straight matches to place after losing in the second round. Also competing for the Kowboys were Ariel Dominguez, who won five matches; Franklyn Lantigua, who won four times; Jhalen Flanders, who posted three wins; Paul Zupofksa, who won twice; and Andrew Conners and Hakeem Butler, who each won one match. Assistant Coach Rick Tribit said the wrestlers did well in the face of excellent competition. All in all, we are very pleased with the progress the boys continue to show. With the very challenging schedule will will face this year, it was important for our guys to see they can compete with the best in the country, he said. Osceola and all high school wrestling teams in Florid a recently began practice for the regular season and will compete at preseason classics next week. The regular season begins in two weeks. Ausherman ties FG recordFormer Osceola High kicker Cody Ausherman kicked four field goals, including the game-tying 45-yarder, as Methodist University of Fayetteville, N.C. beat LaGrange, Ga., 26-23, in overtime last week. Ausherman, a sophomore for the Monarchs, kicked the game-winner from 23 yards. Aushermans four field goals tied the school record.Volleyball volunteersVolunteers are needed for the NCCAA National Womens Volleyball Championship scheduled to begin Thursday at the Kissimmee Civic Center. Anyone interested in volunteering may contact Tom Phillips at 407-569-1343.OHS Drive OneThe Drive One 4 UR School program will be at Osceola High today from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those test driving a Mullinax Ford vehicle during that time will earn a $20 donation from Ford to OHS, to a maximum of $6,000. Licensed drivers over 18 only. Osc. Senior SoftballOsceola Senior Softball welcomes players ages 55-over for pickup games year around. All skill levels are welcome. The games are played Mondays and Fridays at 8:30 a.m. at the Denn John fields, adjacent to Valencia College. For more information, call 407-957-6188, email email@example.com or visit www.55plussoftball.com.Solar Bears ticketsSingle game tickets for the Orlando Solar Bears hockey season are on sale. For information, call 407-951-8200.Volleyball jamboreeThe middle school voll eyball j amboree will be at Celebration High Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. Doors will open at 8 a.m. for team check-in. 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A-10 SwimmersContinued from page A-8Back on the lake again after being foiled by Hurricane Sandy and her aftermath last week. Man, does it feel good! I went out Wednesday morning to locate some fish for upcoming guide trips. I was pleasantly surprised to find out that quite a few bass have moved way back inside to about 3 feet of water. I had been catching them offshore in up to 8 feet. The w ater has cooled down quite a bit since the change in weather and the bass are more active now. Ive talked to several fishermen who tell me they are catching bass on top water lures, Rat-L-Traps and spinner baits. Ive been catching most of mine on soft plastics. Fishing pretty slow. Ive also had good luck throwing a Carolina Rig on the shell beds. A 6-inch trickworm and a speed worm have worked best for me. Shiner fishing is also picking up. Most of the guides are reporting good catches in the last couple of weeks. Some are anchoring up along hydrilla edges and others are trolling open water where there is scattered hydrilla. The Xtreme Bass Tournament Trai l will have their yearend Classic tournament this weekend. It will be interesting to see how many big fish are caught then. Im sure the cooler weather will get the specs fired up as well. Its been so windy the last couple of weeks, that not a lot of boats have been out there trying. Some nice bluegills are still being caught off the fishing piers and in the boat cuts. Crickets and worms are still your best bet. Send information about your big catch to capjac@ usfamily.net. You may also send fishing information and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. Jacque MitchellFishin Fun Fishing should pick up as wind slowsmade the regional meet. Osceolas Joshua Cancel, a freshman, qualified for the 3A-1 regional in the 500 free (5:13.14) and 200 free (1:55.34). Divers Josue Herrera (420.90), Dillon Newsom (288.65) and Jordan Parrish (375.70) also advanced. We had some great swims, Osceola Coach Krystle Singleton said. I had some amazing swims from a few newbies, a few who even dropped 10 seconds in the 100s. Gateways Josh Longfield (100 back, 1:03.54) and Walter Brooks (100 breast, 1:05.34; 200 IM) also advanced to the 3A-1 regional, considered one of the most competitive regions in the state. We swam really well. We had 30 personal bests for the meet, Panthers Coach Vonnie Kochensparger said. The Class 2A state swimming meet is Thursday. The 3A meet is Friday. Page A10, 102712.SNG Call Today! 407-931-3800www.butlermortgage.com 100612.SNG HOWARD ChHANIN HARRY URBAN Diane Kuiper Stuart Adkins Regina Brady Sabrina Stewart Lori Smith Julie Chavel Judy Epley Eva Krawczyk Barbara Bowling Chris Urban Miguel Zavala Horacio ToledoNMLS#204032 DIdD YOU KNOW... HARP 2.0Renance even if you are underwater.FHA Streamline RenanceEasily renance FHA loans into a much lower payment.VA IRRRLsThe VA has made this easy for veterans. Butler Mortgage is helping Osceola County recover by becoming experts in programs that will save you money and make you a homeowner again. Call us to discuss how you can become a proud homeowner once again.Cassie Fiorelli Anitia MillerNew possibilities for home ownership after a foreclosure or Short Sale. 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. OFFICE VISIT & X-RAYS ARE PROVIDED TO PATIENTS AT AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE. P rices RICES areARE forFOR patientsPATIENTS withoutWITHOUT insuranceINSURANCE onlyONLY present PRESENT coupon COUPON at AT chec CHEC K in IN .MID FLORIDA DENTAL ASSOC.F AMILY & C OSMETIC DENTISTRY DR. R RAJESH S SHARMA 809 E. Oak St., Suite 101, Kissimmee 407-870-5004123111.SNG Dentureseach $420 code 5110 SECoupons offer not valid with insurance claims ONE HOUR T EEEE T HH W H H IT EN EN I N N G(Upper & lower)$35000Custom Dentures Se Habla Espaol Temporary Partialseach $400 code 5820 SECoupons offer not valid with insurance claims Simple Extractions$80 code 7110 SECoupons offer not valid with insurance claims Crowns/Bridges each unit code 2751 code 6751 code 6241 code 6751$400Coupons offer not valid with insurance claims Introductory Offer$75Consultation 0272 B.W. X-Rays 1110 ProhylaxisCoupons offer not valid with insurance claims CLEANING with this ad with this ad with this ad with this ad
By Peter Covino Lifestyles Editor Chances are, you probably have been to the Great American Pie Festival, held each spring in Celebration. The popular event, hosted by the American Pie Council, brings thousands to the Osceola community to sample dozens of different kinds of pies. But the festival is just a part of the week of pies, which includes the annual APC/Crisco National Pie Championships, a major piebaking event pitting amateur, professional and commercial bakers against each other. Now, for the first time, the American Pie Council has released a book featuring nearly 200 recipes from the pie competition. Americas Best Pies: Nearly 200 Recipes Youll Love (Skyhorse Publishing, October 2012) features recipes from the unusual, like My Big Fat Italian Strawberry Basil Wedding Pie to classic apple. Each recipe in the book has been reviewed by judges and determined to be an award-winning pie. Recipes in the book include: *Silky, Rich & Smooth Chocolate Pie *Lemon Raspberry Twist *Island Breeze Pineapple-Blueberry Cream Pie *Macadamia Nut Chocolate Chunk Pie Deep-Dish Deluxe Banana Split Pie *Oreo Peanut Butter Mousse Pie *Pumpkin *California Raisin and Nut Pie *Holiday Cranberry Mince Pie *Vanilla Bean Brulee Pie The A merican Pie Council founded in 1983, is the only organization dedicated solely to pie. In the months before the event, 200 hundred judges (food professionals, chefs, cookbook authors, food editors, suppliers to the pie industry and every day pie lovers) are chosen and in April each year pie bakers from all over the country descend on Central Florida to compete. About 1,000 pies are judged each year over the course of three days. In addition to all those recipes, Opening scene: Yep, tha ts Denzel Washington, looking like he has been drinking all night, bedded down with a lovely woman. He kicks off the brand new day by doing a few lines of cocaine with a beer chaser, something left over from the night before. Next scene: Theres Captain Whip Whitaker (Washington) in uniform and he is the senior officer ready to pilot a commercial plane out of Orlando International Airport. Its not the most comforting thought for those who fly regularly, that the man behind the cockpit might be drunk. Whitaker isnt only drunk in Robert Zemeckis latest film Flight. He is an alcoholic of the first magnitude. The man not only drinks and does drugs before he gets to the airport he also sneaks a few of those little bottles of vodka into a orange juice container and downs that after taking off. Whitaker should be the last man you want to see as you board a plane, but if all hell is about to break loose, as it does in Flight, he is the only man you want in the cockpit. The first hour or so Flight is classic Hollywood moviemaking. We meet Whitaker, know how bad his substance abuse problem is, and in some gre at action cinema, watch him 50 CENTS Denzel Washington stars in classic airplane movieFollow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/icmovies Peter CovinoFilm Critic Section B Check out aroundosceola.com The high and the mightyLIFESTYLESLIFESTYLES GUY FAWKE SKISSIMMEE After a few years hiatus, there is a Guy Fawkes celebration coming to Kissimmee. The British bonfire event (remembering the man who tried to blow up Parliament) will be marked with British foods and beers, ride and games, fireworks and a giant bonfire, all on Nov. 5. The event will be held at Championsgate World Resort from 6 to 10 p.m. Admission is $5 (cash only). For more information go to GuyFawkesKissimmee.com.FESTIVAL OF LIGHTSKISSIMMEE The City of Kissimmee Parks, Recreation and Public Facilities Department will host the annual Festival of Lights Parade on Saturday, Dec. 8, beginning at 7 p.m. This years theme is Let it Snow. Parade participants should creatively incorporate this theme into the design of costumes and/or floats. The floats will compete in a variety of categories and be scored by a panel of judges. The city is also accepting nominations for parade Grand Marshal. The winner will be selected by a committee including members of the Kissimmee Parks, Recreation & Public Facilities Advisory Board based on their review of each nomination form and specific criteria. Nominations must be submitted by 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21. The parade entry application and the Grand Marshal Nomination forms can both be obtained online in the Civic Center Download section at www.kissimmeeparks.org. For more information, visit www.kissimmeeparks.org TARANTINO MOVIESYou can celebrate the career of director/writer Quentin Tarantino with screenings of two of his biggest films at Tarantino XX, featuring Reservoir Dogs (Dec. 4) and Pulp Fiction (Dec. 6). Each night of Tarantino XX will also include a special feature covering Tarantinos 20-year career, and a selection of hand-picked movie trailers from films that inspired him as a filmmaker. The Fathom Event includes AMC Downtown Disney, Universal Cineplex and Pointe Orlando. Tickets are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.comHORSE CREEK FESTIVALDAVENPORT The second Horse Creek Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Lake Play area in historic downtown Davenport. Events will also be held at the Community Center and City Hall, located at 1 S. Allapaha Avenue. The event is free and open to the public. The festival includes the Florida Heritage Invitational Art Show. The artists works will be on display around Lake Play. Also planned during the two-day festival is a baking contest where all entries must include a citrus ingredient. Visitors will be able to sample the goodies after the judging is finished. The baking contest will be held in the Community Center, which is located at 5 S. Allapaha Avenue. All events are free. For more information about the festival, call City Hall at 863-419-3300.LAKERIDG E OPEN HOUSECLERMONT Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards will host their 22nd Annual Holiday Open House on November 9-11. This three-day outdoor event will feature live music, an arts & craft show, and award-winning Lakeridge Wines. The event will be held Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Festival admission and parking are free for all guests. The first 100 adult guests at the gate each day will receive a special door prize.THIN K SNO WWINTER PARK Beginning Friday, Nov. 16 through Sunday, Jan. 6, the city of Winter Park will once again host Winter in the Park, the See Movie, page B-3Great Pie Festival gets its own cookbook Paramount See Pie, page B-3F light Directed by: Robert Zemeckis Running time: 137 minutes Rated: R See Sun Spots, page B-3 Music Scene Who was that band at Osceola Heritage Park? B By Peter Covino Lifestyles Editor The Who has just begun a worldwide tour (they are at the Amway Center tonight), but one of the worlds most famous rock bands were rehearsing quietly last week at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee. The band is on a 35-city tour, performing one of the legendary rock albums of alltime, Quadrophenia and they spent several days at OHP tuning up for the performance. Unfortunately, as often is the case with rock bands, rehearsal time was not a magical time for those who got to witness the practice sessions. There really wasnt too much music being played, said Richard Matroberte, director of marketing and sales for Osceola Heritage Park. I was a bit disappointed, said Matroberte. Apparently technical issues dominated much of the proceedings so there was not much music. Those hoping to hear some of the memorable songs from the album, released in 1973, didnt get to see or hear much. The bands sixth studio album includes songs such as The Real Me, I am the Sea, The Punk and the Godfather and Reign Oer Me. The current lineup of The Who includes original members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townsend as well Zak Starkey (son of Ringo Starr) on drums, Pino Palladino on bass, Simon See Who, page B-3 Annual Crisco pie event now has book featuring some of the best pie recipes Legendary rockers, The Who, did their rehearsing for new tour in Kissimmee November 3, 2012Denzel Washington plays the pilot you would most want in a emergency situation, even if he is a drunk, in Flight. The drama also stars John Goodman. The classic 1960s film, To Kill a Mockingbird, with Academy Award winner Gregory Peck, comes to theaters for one night only, Nov. 21, at a special TCM Event Series presentation. To find area theaters participating in the nationwide event, go to www.fathomevents.com. The screening is at 7:30 p.m., but some theaters may also have a 2 p.m. showing. The pies the limit with new cookbook from annual festival.Photo/Osceoa Heritage ParkThe Who in rehearsal at Osceola Heritage Park last week.
Page B2, DiningYou dont need a crystal ball to gauge the market By Peter Covino Lifestyles Editor If you want to find out what is at the new Kissimmee Valley Farmers Market each Tuesday, you can get a sneak peak at which vendors will be there the day before via email. To receive the weekly email, go to the Kissimmee Main Street website, Kissimmeemainstreet.com and emter your email in the signup box on the top right of the page and follow the rest of the instructions in an email that will be sent to your address. The market is now held Tuesdays near the Kissimmee Civic Center between 4 and 8 p.m. Eat more pie Have a great pie recipe? St. Cloud Main Street is hosting a pie-making competition at the next downtown Hipstoric event, Friday, Nov. 16. The best in show winner receives a $100 gift certificate good at downtown merchants. Prizes will be awarded for all categories (Fruit, nut and other). Pies will be judged for appearance, crust and taste. All pies must be dropped off at the event between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. Contestants also need to bake two pies one for appearance and one for taste in non returnable pie pans. Professionals are not allowed to enter. After the contest, attendees of the downtown Hipstoric event at 10th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue can taste the entrees, $3 a slice, $15 for a whole pie. Proceeds benefit the St. Cloud Main Street Downtown Improvement Fund. Food trucks will also be part of the Friday event. Go to http://stcloudmainstreet.org/index. php?page=hipstoric-events for an entry form for the contest. Planet Smoothie Planet Smoothie in St. Cloud (4067 13th Street) is having a birthday and you are invited. The smoothie place will host an anniversray bash Friday, Nov. 9, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. with an allday smoothie special starting at $2.49. There also will be free giveaways. Im so happy to be celebrating five years and sharing this special time with my loyal customers, said Mireya Guillaume, owner of Planet Smoothie. People love having a healthier alternative to fast food and the brand has done really well in the area over the last 5 years. We are hosting this anniversary event as a thank you to our wonderful customers. Guillaume chose Planet Smoothie after noticing the lack of healthier, inexpensive food options in the St. Cloud area. She said the decision to open a Planet Smoothie store was easy, since she was already a longtime fan of the brand. As a health-conscious consumer, she appreciated the extensive menu, product quality and price point. People love having a healthier alternative to fast food, she said. Were the most cost-efficient lunch in town. Despite the current economic state, Mireya Guillaume said the store has remained successful, owing to its mass appeal. You can replace your meal with a delicious energy smoothie and its a healthier, less expensive and quick option. she said. Panera Bread In a reinvigorated partnership, Panera Bread and Community Based Care of Central Florida (CBC) are working together to help teens in foster care find meaningful employment. This partnership reaches out to the 522 young adults (age 16-23) who are served by CBC and offers them an opportunity that may not have otherwise been available to them. Weve found that throughout these partnerships, natural mentorships are created in the work place and positive work habits are instilled, said Annette Ford, owner Covelli/Panera. In a spring 2012 survey of local foster teens ages 1617 one reported active employment and only 11 had been employed within the past year. CBC is actively looking for partners throughout Central Florida who will give these youth a chance at employment. When you can teach a young adult the responsibility and pride in oneself that comes with having a job, you have really set them up for success throughout their lives, said Glen Casel, CBC CEO. We have so many eager, intelligent teens in our program who just need an opportunity to succeed. Panera Bread owners of 65 Central Florida and Tampa Bay locations, Annette and Gavin Ford, knew that their expanding company could make an impact on the lives of these teens by offering them the basic life-skills that come with employment. While getting the job is a great first step, many of the teens have hardships in getting to the workplace and purchasing their required wardrobe. Panera Bread recognizes these issues and has committed to working with individual employees to provide uniforms and even bus passes to get the teens off on the right foot. We thought it is important to not let not having money prohibit someone from earning money especially these kids who have already gone through so much, said Ford. There are thousands of small business and large corporations in Central Florida that we know our teens would be a great asset to, said Casel. We know that our relationship with Panera is just the first of many such partnerships. Companies interested in partnering with the CBC on this initiative are encouraged to learn more at www.cbccfl. org. Superwienie The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is in Central Flordia this weekend with a new look for the fall. The weinie is now known only as SUPERWIENIE, and he is traveling around using his superpowers. You can catch up with SUPERWIENIE today at Give the Kids the World and other local organizations at the annual Gingerbread Run 5K. Hell be set up in the Kidz Zone from 6:30-9:30 a.m. and will cheer on runners as they raise money for children in the Give the Kids the World Village. Any visitors to SUPERWIENIE will receive an exclusive behind the scenes tour. And on Sunday, SUPERWIENIE and 2nd H arvest Food Bank are hosting a fundraiser at Winn-Dixie on 2722 N. Pine Hills (Cty Rd 431) in Orlando from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. SUPERWIENIE will be accepting donations in exchange for a delicious Oscar Mayer hot dog. All proceeds will benefit the 2nd Harvest Food Bank and we will be accepting nonperishable food items as well. Drink up art A new season of Culture & Cocktails begins on Nov. 9 at the Art & History Museums in Maitland. The event is from 6 to 9 p.m. and features popular photographer, curator, and lecturer Josh Garrick with a show titled From Both Sides Now Photographs of the Treasures of Ancient Greece. Fresh from a month working in Greece, Garrick has prepared a display of works that should please. In addition to the show, there will be music sponsored by Performing Arts of Maitland, literary readings by Maitland Poets & Writers and food from The Crepe Company. Admission is free to members, a nd $5 for not-yet-members. The $5 includes one drink ticket. It is at the Germaine Marvel Building, 210 W. Packwood Avenue. Advance emails tell you what will be at Kissimmee market each week The Kissimmee Valley Farmers Market has a new logo to go with its new day, place and time. 110112.TNG
Saturday, November 3, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page B3 safely land a plane after terrifying moments. Washington is in top-form throughout Flight, even after the film begins to sag a bit as it ticks past the two-hour mark. But Zemeckis (Forest Gump, Back to the Future) makes this an entertaining ride for most of the trip. Along with the first-rate flight/ crash scene, other highlights include a smoking break scene in a hospital stairwell between Washington, an attractive heroin junkie and a chemo-therapy patient and every scene involving Washingtons longtime friend and drug supplier (played by John Goodman). I wasnt sold at all on the ending, and the scenes leading up to it, but most of Flight is the reason we go to the movies. And Washington would get an Oscar nomination for best actor, at least if the ballots were due in by the first week of November. Sun Spots Townshend (Pete Townshends brother) on guitar/backing vocals, Chris Stainton on keyboards, Loren Gold on keyboards/ backing vocals, and Frank Simes as Musical Director, and on keyboards/backing vocals.Despite the technical problems, Mastroberte said it was still a great experience to have The Who at the Kissimmee venue. A check at the Tickmaster website (Tickemaster. com) earlier this week had tickets still available, starting at $144. WhoContinued from page B-1 citys annual holiday ice skating rink in Central Park West Meadow. The West Meadow is located at 150 N. New York Ave., on the corner of Morse Blvd., and New York Ave., in downtown Winter Park. Skaters of all ages and skill levels are invited to chill out as they glide, spin and turn at Winter in the Park: Monday thru Thursday, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, Noon to 8 p.m. You can skate all day for $10 per skater (skate rental included). For more information, call 407-599-3203 or visit the website at cityofwinterpark.org/witp. FOOD TRUCKSWINTER PARK The Winter Park Food Truck Fiesta has arrived. On the fourth Saturday of each month, Food Truck Crazy will be held at Fleet Peeples Park, 2000. South Lakemont Ave., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will feature ten gourmet food trucks each month, featuring a variety of gourmet food as well as desserts. The event also features music, face painting and more. For more information regarding the Winter Park Food Truck Fiesta, visit www.foodtruckcrazy.com or call 407-296-5882.FRING E F UNDRAISE RORLANDO Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival presents comedian/ storyteller/songster/hobo Paul Strickland, Monday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. Strickland will perform favorite comic pieces from his shows A Brighter Shade of Blue, Any Title That Works and Jokes, Songs, a Hat, Etc! as well as plenty of other original songs and stories. The event is a fundraiser for the fringe festival as well at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the shows starts at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $10 cash, and reservations can be made through Nicole at 407-648-0077 or email@example.com. BEA R CR EEK FE STIVALLIVE OAK The 6th Annual Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival is just around the corner, Nov. 8-11, and event producers have released the daily stage performance schedule. With more than 50 artists on the lineup many of who will perform multiple sets throughout the weekend music runs nearly round-theclock at Bear Creek. Check out the schedule at www. bearcreekmusicfestival.com to begin planning the musical adventure.MONSTER BULLSKISSIMMEELock up the china closet here come the bulls. The Silver Spurs Riding Club has announced Rodeo and Monster Bulls dates for 2013, at the Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park. Bucking into action first, will be the 2nd Monster Bulls, Saturday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. The following weekend, Feb.15-17, will be the 130th Silver Spurs Rodeo, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. On May 31 and June 1, the 131st Silver Spurs Rodeo will take place, both performances at 7:30 p.m. The Monster Bulls will be a jammed packed event full of high energy, filled with many wild rides, as bull riders from across the nation compete for big prize money, said Steve Knowles, Big Boss for the Silver Spurs. The Silver Spurs Rodeo of Champions will have hundreds of top rodeo professionals competing in traditional rodeo events such as: bull riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, and barrel racing. 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 Marshal Nomination. Completed nomination forms can be submitted via e-mail to Vanessa Romn at firstname.lastname@example.org. CALL FO R 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 407-5182300.SEAWO RLD FUN PAS SORLANDO The popular SeaWorld Fun Card is back. Florida residents pay for a day and come back again and again for the rest of 2012 and all of 2013 to enjoy SeaWorlds shows, rides and special events all year long, with no blackout dates. : Pay for a day and get the rest of 2012, including SeaWorlds Christmas Celebration, and all of the events and concerts throughout 2013. 2013s Fun Card comes with an extra cool perk, too. Its the best way to experience the largest expansion in SeaWorld history -Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin. Fun Cards are on sale now to Florida residents for the cost of a single-day SeaWorld admission ($89 for adults and $81 for children ages 3-9). Fun Cards are available at the parks front gate, at SeaWorldOrlando.com or by calling 888-)800-5447. NEIL ARMSTRONGORLANDO 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 recently at the age of 82. Armstrong commanded the Apollo 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.AQ UATIC A WEEKDAY PASSORLANDO Aquatica waterpark has added a new weekday pass that alllows guests to enjoy unlimited access through Dec. 31. The park has 38 water slides, rivers and lagoons, side-by-side wave pools and two interactive water playgrounds designed for the littlest of swimmers. Cost for the weekday pass is $59.99 plus tax. Visit AquaticaBySeaWorld.com for all of the details.PieContinued from page B-1 the book features some basic tips from the pie council on how to make a great pie. In addition to the recipes, the book includes dozens of photographs, most of them taken of the winning pies at the competition. The book was edited by Linda Hoskins, who has served as executive director of the American Pie Council since 2000. Americas Best Pies is a vailable at select retailers nationwide and through www. piecouncil.org with a suggested retail price of $24.95. It also is available as an ebook. More information can be found at www.skyhorsepublishing.com. The pie council accepts entries for the festival in February. In 2011, the prestigious pastry bake-off drew more than 447 commercial, 142 professional, 301 amateur and 6 junior entries for an total of 896 pies in the quest to find Americas top bakers. Commercial winners took home bragging rights and the promise of greater sales, while winners in all other categories received cash and prizes. Check the website beginning in 2013 for more information. The entry fee last year was free for junior chefs and $15 per pie for amateur APC members, $35/non members.. APC members receive discounted entry costs; membership information is also available online.MovieContinued from page B-1 IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR RESIDENTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS REGARDING THE RISK OF FLOODS IN THE CITY OF KISSIMMEEThere is usually a 30-day waiting period before the insurance policy takes effect, so dont wait until a storm threatens to secure flood insurance. The following chart lists the amounts of maximum coverage available to property owners within the City and Osceola County. Property Protection Measures Each year, flooding causes more property damage in the U. S. than any other natural disaster. While recent construction practices and regulations have made new homes less prone to flooding, many existing structures remain susceptible. There is a growing interest from property owners to develop practical and cost effective methods for reducing or eliminating exposures to flooding. Several effective ways include acquisition and relocation of a building to a site not subject to flooding, construction of floodwalls or berms to keep water away from the property, or retrofitting structures to make them floodproof. Retrofitting is different because the property remains subject to flooding, while the building is modified to prevent or minimize flooding of habitable space. BUILDING COVERAGE Single Family Dwelling $250,000 Other Residential $250,000 Non-Residential $500,000 Small Business $500,000 CONTENTS COVERAGE Residential $100,000 Non-Residential $500,000 Small Business $500,000Drainage System Maintenance A community can lose a portion of its drainage system storage capacity due to dumping, debris, soil erosion and sedimentation, and overgrowth of vegetation. When this happens, flooding occurs more frequently and reaches higher elevations, subjecting properties otherwise protected to unnecessary risk of damage. Keep grass clippings and other debris out of stormwater drainage systems to prevent clogging and loss of stormwater storage capacity. Residents can report drainage problems, including illegal stream dumping, to the Citys Public Works Department. Please call 407.518.2169. Natural and Beneficial Functions of the Floodplain Natural Flood and Erosion Control: Providing flood storage and conveyance, reduces flood water velocity and controls erosion of conveyance systems. Water Quality: Filters nutrients and impurities from runoff. Ground Water Recharge: Reduces frequency and duration of surface flow. Biological Resources: Supports high rate of plant growth, provides breeding and feeding grounds, and enhances water fowl habitat. Societal Resources: Provides open space and aesthetic pleasures, and in areas of scientific study, provides opportunities for environmental research. Community Rating System The City participates in the voluntary Community Rating System (CRS), a part of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which provides a mechanism for reducing flood insurance premiums to reflect what a community does beyond the NFIPs minimum requirements. There are several recognizable approaches to retrofitting: systems) flood waters) In the event of pending flood threats; take the following emergency actions: such as garage doors backflow of sewer waters Floodplain Development Permit Requirements Any development in the floodplain requires a building permit. To obtain a flood zone determination or a copy of completed Elevation Certificates, please contact the Citys Public Works and Engineering Department at 407.518.2170. Substantial Improvement Requirements The City requires that if the cost of reconstruction, rehabilitation, addition, or other improvements to a building equals or exceeds 50% of the buildings assessed tax value, the building must meet the same construction requirements as a new building. Substantially damaged buildings must also be brought up to the same standards (e.g., a residence damaged so that the cost of repairs equals or exceeds 50% of the buildings value before it was damaged must be elevated above the base flood elevation). The assessed value, as listed by the Property Appraisers CITY OF KISSIMMEE Public Works & Engineering Department101 N. Church Street Kissimmee, FL 34741 407.518.2170 Hours of Operation: Mon. Fri., 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. The Local Flood Hazard In the City of Kissimmee, the primary threat of flooding results from the ponding of water during heavy storms. Some flooding can result from overflow of small ditches and streams during significant storm events. Since the City is relatively flat, however, stormwater sometimes simply overwhelms street drainage and storm outfall devices. Leaves and other debris can clog storm drains, causing water to back up into lower-lying areas. Residents are asked not to blow yard waste (i.e. grass clippings, leaves and small branches) into the street in order to prevent clogging stormwater grates and other drainage structures. The Flood Warning System In the event of a major storm, the City receives notification from the Osceola County Emergency Management Center and certain City departments are put on alert. Additionally, the Citys 19 monitoring stations have been programmed to send alert e-mails to staff if the water levels rise to pre-flood stage elevations. Local media sources are notified and distribute instructions to the public. If needed, the Fire and Police Departments may notify area residents via door-todoor, telephone, and use of sirens and public address systems. During significant storms, the Police and Fire Departments monitor storm updates and alert the media. Osceola County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) The City of City of Kissimmee works with the Osceola County EOC, the National Weather Service, and the National Hurricane Center to monitor flood and storm threats and advise the community accordingly. Osceola County City of Kissimmee Emergency Operation Plan When a storm or flood threatens to impact the City, staff monitors the event, relying on information from the Citys 19 monitoring stations that provide real time rainfall and stage (water elevation) information. Additionally, Osceola County officials and the NWS provide detailed information regarding storm conditions and flood threats. The NWS issues updates, warnings and evacuation notices. Flood Safety Measures If evacuation becomes necessary be sure to turn off all utility services at the main connection. Do not walk through flowing water. Drowning is the number one cause of flood deaths, mostly during flash floods. Currents can be deceptive; six inches of moving water can knock you off your feet. Before you walk in standing water, use a pole or stick to see how deep the water is. Do not drive through a flooded area. More people drown in their cars than anywhere else. Do not drive through road barriers; the road or bridges further down the road may be washed out. Stay away from power lines and electrical wires. The number two flood killer is electrocution. Electric current can travel through water. Report downed power lines to KUA or the County EOC. Flood Insurance Property losses due to flooding are not covered under most standard homeowners insurance policies. You can protect your home and its contents with flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), at reduced rates if you are in a special flood hazard area. Land areas that are at high risk for flooding are called Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHAs), or floodplains. These areas are indicated on Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs). A home located within an SFHA has a 26% chance of suffering flood damage during the term of a 30-year mortgage, and will require insurance. The NFIP is a federal program, which enables property owners to buy flood insurance at reasonable rates. In return, participating communities carry out flood management measures designed to protect life and property from future flooding. The NFIP is administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency through its Federal Insurance Administration. The City has participated in the NFIP, since 1974. The Citys NFIP number is 120190 with a Class 8 rating, which provides a 10% discount on flood insurance. For more information about flood insurance, please contact your insurance agent and visit Floodsmart.gov. The following stations service the City of Kissimmee area: NOAA Weather Radio Frequency 162.40 MHz out of Daytona Beach Bright House Networks WKOF 93.7 FM S toTO R mwMW A teTE R D iI V isioISIO N110312.SNG CITY OF KISSIMMEE F FLOOD F FAc C TS
Page B4, Whats new?Womens self defense classThe Osceola County Sheriffs Office has openings for a self-defense awareness program for women scheduled for Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. Self Defense Awareness Familiarization Exchange or SAFE is designed to educate women on how to protect themselves if they should become a victim. The two-hour class teaches that 90 percent of selfdefense is awareness, risk reduction and avoiding confrontation, while only 10 percent is physical. To sign up for the free class, call 407-348-1105 or email aveg@ osceola.org.AARP driver safety classThere will be AARP driver safety training classes at the St. Cloud Senior Center on 17th Street in St. Cloud Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and at the Osceola County Council on Aging, 700 Generation Point, Kissimmee, Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost for AARP members is $12; non-members are $14. During November all vets and their spouses can attend for free. Insurance discounts may be given for taking this class. Call for reservations at 407-593-1957One Word At A TimeIf you are an aspiring writer or a published author, join One Word At A Time. Its motto is writers helping writers. It offers education, critique, networking and support to adult fiction writers. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. at Susans Courtside Cafe, 18 S. Orlando Ave, in Kissimmee. For more information, email Randy Austin at flenviro@ gmail.com.Osceola Singles ClubThe Osceola Singles Club resumes its meetings at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Moose Club on Main Street in Kissimmee. For more information, call Anne at 407-933-1100 or Jackie at 407348-8078.St. Cloud Senior Center Queen ContestAll clubs associated with the St. Cloud Senior Center are invited to submit a candidate to vie for the title 2013 St. Cloud Senior Center Queen. C ontestants m ust be 50 years or older, live in Osceola, Orange or Polk counties and be an active member of the St. Cloud Senior Center for at least six months out of the year. If you are willing to be a participant, contact the president of your specific club and you will be provided the application. The deadline date is Nov. 7. The 47th Annual Queens Ball will be Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Senior Center, 3101 17th Street, St. Cloud. The public is invited to attend. There is no charge. For more information, call cochairman Emma Slackman 407781-9224.Theatrical Makeup Workshop Hispanic church Iglesia Alianza Cristiana y Misionera in Kissimmee announced that the Theatrical Makeup Workshop for fall 2012 will be Friday, Nov. 9, and Saturday, Nov. 10, at the church, located across the street from the main post office in Kissimmee on Michigan Avenue. Female participants will be able to bring their own model Friday, men can bring their own model on Saturday. Participants will receive a professional theatrical makeup kit, a manual and a certificate after the workshops completion after participation on both days. The workshops hours for Friday, Nov. 9, are 5:30 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 10, hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Snacks will be served Friday and snacks and lunch on Saturday. The church is at 2617 Michigan Ave. in Kissimmee. It is necessary to pre-register to order the kits and reserve your space since space is limited. Registration is $75 with special rate for two or more church members. Cost of the workshop is $150. For additional information, call Carmen at 407433-3023 or email at heisin email@example.com Elvis gospel concertChurch of St. Luke and St. Peter will host an Elvis gospel concert by Peter Alden and a dinner Saturday, Nov. 10. Tickets and Dinner start at $15 for general seating and $20 for VIP seating. Show only tickets are $10 For reservations, call 407-8923227.Casino Night & AuctionThe Rotary Club of Kissimmee Bay will hold its 13th Annual Casino Night and Auction today from 5:30-11 p.m. at the Kissimmee Elks Lodge, 1655 Kings Highway. Enjoy an evening of casino games, steak dinner, open bar, live and silent auctions and plenty of fun for just $50 per person. Metro Blue will be playing great music and Dirty Jacks will provide the casino games. Tickets must be purchased in advance from any Kissimmee Bay Rotarian or by calling 407-8472518. Preparing estate plan seminarRobert Rosen, financial advisor with Edward Jones, is hosting a free estate planning seminar Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 5:30 p.m. at 109 E. Monument Ave, Kissimmee. Many people tend to put off or ignore developing a sound estate plan, but its one of the most important things an investor can create. During the seminar, participants will learn more about: What to consider when creating a will of trusts in estate planning; how to help reduce taxes on ones estate; and ow insurance can help protect ones family. Rosen will present this seminar along with a local estate planning attorney. Seating is limited. RSVP by calling 407-870-5464 Long term care seminarSavannah Court of St. Cloud Assisted Living Residence will host a free long term care seminar presented by Wealth Preservation Associates and Capital Estate Educational Services Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at Savannah Court, 3791 Old Canoe Creek Road, St. Cloud. The information is provided purely as an educational service. Some of the topics on the agenda include: Medicaid planning, veterans b enefits and long term care insurance options. Recent regulatory changes have made getting LTC protection more practical. Statistics indicate one out of every two adults age 65 or older will need some type of long term care. Reservations are required. Free community tours will be provided starting at 6 p.m. RSVP to Joe McQuaid at 407-593 2243 or Savannah Court at 407-892 8502. Elvis Hawaiian Tribute ShowThere will be an Elvis Hawaiian Tribute Show Nov. 29 at 8 p.m. at the American Legion, 200 Lakeshore Blvd., Kissimmee. For tickets, call Shirley at 407922-4502.American Legion Post 10 The American Legion Post 10 is having the following events: Friday, bingo at 5:30 p.m. and seafood dinner until 7:30 p.m. There is a Saturday dinner and dance. Sunday, bingo at 3 p.m. Monday at 6 p.m., karaoke with food served. Tuesday at noon, karaoke with food being served. Barnyard bingo is the first and third Thursday.St. Cloud Senior Center, Inc.Monday night: Social dance from 7 to 10 p.m. in Hall A. Live band all Mondays, all year, but is subject 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. Live bands November through April; a donation of $3 per person is requested. Other months, music will be by 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 p.m. in Hall A. Lessons and open dance. Basic knowledge of line dance steps is required. All ages welcome. There is a $2 donation is requested. Call instructor Gail Smith at 407-4085039.DAVLadies Day is every Wednesday, $1 off your drink from 11 a.m. until close. We have barnyard bingo on the first and third Saturday of each month starting at noon. Wear your red shirt on Fridays to show your support for our Troops. Wear one on the second and fourth Friday of each month and the non-premium long necks are $1 from 11 a.m. until close. Our monthly meetings are on the third Sunday each month. DAVA at 2 p.m. and DAV at 3:30 p.m.. Happy hours are 5 to 7 p.m. daily. The service officer is here every Tuesday from noon until 4 p.m. We are located at 21 E. Keen Street, Kissimmee, phone 407-8464141.Osceola Coin ClubThe group will meet at Broadway Pizza in the side room every first Monday of the month at 6 p.m. The group will be for trading, selling or buying coins for those interested. Call Ron at 407-944-9718 for information.Elkettes Luncheon and fashion showA luncheon and fashion show sponsored by the Kissimmee Elkettes will be Sunday at the Elks Lodge located at 1655 Kings Highway, Kissimmee. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and lunch is served at 1 p.m. Lasagna, salad and dessert will be served. Its $10 per person. For more information, call 321284-6286.GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays seminar scheduled GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays is a helpful, encouraging seminar for people facing the holidays after a loved ones death. The seminary will be Sunday, Nov. 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 1717 13th St., St. Cloud. There is no charge for this event. The seminar features practical suggestions and reassurance through video interviews with counselors, grief experts and people who have experienced the holidays after their loved ones death. Topics to be discussed include Why the Holidays Are Tough, What to Expect, How to Manage Relationships and Holiday Socials and Using the Holidays to Help You Heal. Those who attend will receive a free booklet with over 30 daily readings providing additional insights and ideas on holiday survival. For more information, call Nancy Boss at 407-873-1067. Spaghetti dinnerBoy Scout Troop 192 will host a spaghetti dinner today from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1000 10th St., St. Cloud. There will be homemade spaghetti sauce, garlic bread, desserts, coffee, tea and lemonade. Its $7 per person or $24 for four. Everyone is welcome. Dine in or carry out.St. Cloud Pavement PoundersThe St. Cloud Pavement Pounders meet at Crabby Bills Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m. and running/walking begins at 6:45 p.m.. For more information, call 407-7913296 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Facebook under St. Cloud Pavement Pounders.American Legion EventsThe 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 pool. Wing night 10 for $5. $1 Drafts. Trivia game night 8 p.m. Fridays: Free shuffleboard from 3-7 p.m. Grill menu weekly, prime rib dinners first and third weeks, 5-8 p.m. Karaoke weekly at 8 p.m. Saturdays: fish fry dinner and roadkill bingo first and third weeks; NY strip dinner second and fourth weeks. Sundays: Full breakfast 8-11 a.m.; bar bingo 2-4p.m. Post 80 is open from 10 a.m. 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. If you are a veteran, or the spouse, son or daughter of a veteran, the post invites you to speak with it regarding membership in the American Legion, Auxiliary, Riders or Sons of the American Legion. For more information, call the post at 407-892-8808 or Mike Turco at 352-572-1261. The post is l ocated at 1019 P ennsylvani a Ave., St. Cloud See additional Community Events/News at www.aroundosceola.comCandy collection Boy Scout Troop 192 will host a spaghetti dinner today from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1000 10th St., St. Cloud. There will be homemade spaghetti sauce, garlic bread, desserts, coffee, tea and lemonade. Its $7 per person or $24 for four. Everyone is welcome. Dine in or carry out.Spaghetti time C OMMUNITY C OMMUNITY News-Gazette Photo/Andrew SullivanEight-year-old Chris Colon Jr., of Kissimmee, and his father, Chris Sr., collect some candy from local Natures Table Cafe owner Michelle Richards in downtown Kissimmee during the annual Trick or Treat on Broadway event. Each year, the city of Kissimmee and Kissimmee Main Street Program partner to provide a safe and fun trick or treating experience for children of all ages, including candy from local store owners, inflatable bounce houses, music and games. Photos/Osceola County Animal ControlBoo, top, is a female, 1-2 year old tortoise shell and white domestic short hair cat. Boo is a stray, so very little is known about her. Shes not the least bit scary, though. She doesnt mind being held and she seems to get along with other cats. Come into the Osceola County Animal Shelter and give Boo a treat. Ask for cat No. A155695. Lil Man, bottom, needs a permanent home right now. He is a very friendly and playful 1-year old Chihuahua, and he is full of spunk. He likes to play with other dogs and it is suggested that he find a family that has older children. If you are interested in adopting Lil Man, visit the shelter and ask to visit with dog No. A155457. The shelter is at 3910 Old Canoe Creek Road in St. Cloud. To find out what animals are available, check the Osceola County Animal Control website at www.osceola.org/go/pets. All animals are spayed and neutered before leaving Animal Control. The adoption fee is $60 for a dog and $50 for a cat. For more information, call 407-742-8000. Take me home See Community, page B-5 Whats happening?
Saturday, November 3, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page B5 Friends Who Care The Friends Who Care Club meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the St. Cloud Senior Center. Members have started their annual fundraising campaign on behalf of the American Cancer Society. A holiday basket special drawing will be in November, including a jewelry sale, cookie sale and other events to reach their goal for the Relay for Life. For information to join the club or to participate in the fundraising program, contact club president Jonise Medina at 407-791-2000. Kissimmee Elks Lodge Thanksgiving Dinner The annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the Lodge, located at 1655 Kings Highway will be Nov. 22. The dinner is open to the public. The dinner includes turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes with gravy, vegetable and dessert. Cost is $10 per person in advance or $12 at the door. Children under 6 eat free. You may make reservations by calling Brian or Chef Bill at 407-847-2444 (after 3 p.m.) You also may purchase tickets at the Lodge. For more information, contact Bruce Simpson at 407-557-4070. OSCAR ToastmastersOSCAR Toastmasters meets every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Osceola County Realtors Association training room, 105 Shady Lane, Kissimmee. You do not need to be a Realtor to join group to hone your speaking skills. For more information, contact Betty Dobbie at 407846-4500.St. Cloud AARP The St. Cloud AARP Chapter 4001 meets the fourth Monday at the St. Cloud Senior Center, September through May at 12:30 p.m. Bring a potluck dish to share. The center is at 3101 17th Street in St. Cloud. For more information, call Florence Strout at 407892-9069.St. Cloud Garden ClubThe St. Cloud Garden Club will meet on the second Saturday of each month from October to May at 11:30 a.m. at the St. Cloud Senior Center on 17th Street. Its a pot luck lunch, members should contribute. The topics covered will be information on vegetable plants, flowers, shrubs and trees. There also will be exhibits of live plants and flower arrangements. For more information, call 407-870-0671. Frances Kirby Smith 22 Chapter, Order of Confederate RoseThe Frances Kirby Smith 22 Chapter, Order of Confederate Rose is an independent support group to the Sons of Confederate Veterans and local camps thereof. It is nonprofit, nonracial, nonpolitical and nonsectarian. Confederate ancestry is not required for membership. It assists SCV with its historical, educational, benevolent and social functions. Special emphasis is placed on the preservation of Confederate symbols. The meetings are held the third Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Library, Barbara Thornton Room, in St. Cloud. For more information, email email@example.comOsceola County Support Group for Mental Illness Osceola County Support Group for Mental Illness is a free anonymous support group for bi-polar, depression, anxiety disorders, their families and friends. It meets every Monday evening at the Veterans Memorial Library, 810 13th St., St. Cloud, second floor in the Barbara U. Thornton Room from 7 to 8:30 p.m.. For more information, call 407556-4998 or 407-892-9272 in the evening. NAACPOn Nov. 14, the NAACP will meet at the Barney E. Veal Center from 7 to 8 p.m. to vote in the election of officers and at large members of the executive committee. In order to vote in a branch election, one must be in good standing of the branch 30 days prior to the election. A form of identification is required. Osceola Stamp ClubThe 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 407-2014192.CommunityContinued from Page B-4 See Community, page B-6 CITY OF KISSIMMEE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON ANNEXATION OF ENCLAVES PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTES 171.046 The City Commission of the City of Kissimmee will meet on the 20th day of November, 2012 at 6:00 p.m., in the Commission Chambers of City Hall, 101 N. Church Street, Kissimmee, Florida, to consider the annexation of enclaves, and approve an Interlocal Agreement annexing enclaves as described below. The Board of County Commission of Osceola County will meet on the 3rd day of December, 2012 at 5:30 p.m., in the Commission Chambers on the 4th 4700, Kissimmee, Florida, 34741 to consider the annexation of enclaves and approve an Interlocal Agreement annexing enclaves. The complete legal description by metes and bounds may be obtained by conAll interested parties may appear and be heard on the above dates. Any The subject property is located at 2611 W Vine. South, Range 29 East, Osceola County Florida, run North along the east line Commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing will need a record of the proceed ings, 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. Reference: ILA Enclave #2 Annexation CITY COMMISSION KISSIMMEE, FLORIDA 110312#2.SNG CITY OF KISSIMMEE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON ANNEXATION OF ENCLAVES PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTES 171.046The City Commission of the City of Kissimmee will meet on the 20th day of November, 2012 at 6:00 p.m., in the Commission Chambers of City Hall, 101 N. Church Street, Kissimmee, Florida, to consider the annexation of enclaves, and approve an Interlocal Agreement annexing enclaves as described below. The Board of County Commission of Osceola County will meet on the 3rd day of December, 2012 Florida, 34741 to consider the annexation of enclaves and approve an Interlocal Agreement annexing enclaves. The complete legal description by metes and bounds may be obtained by contacting The subject property is located at 2401 W Vine. line of State Road No. 530, run thence West along said Right of Way line 1321.29 ft. to the Point of Beginning, run thence North, parallel to the East line of said Section 17, the Point of Beginning. Commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing will need a record of the proceed ings, 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. Reference: ILA Enclave #1 Annexation CITY COMMISSION KISSIMMEE, FLORIDA 110312.SNG Lock Haven Baptist Church14246 Boggy Creek Road Orlando, FL 32824 (407) 851-5420 LANE STOCKTON, PAs S TORSCHEDULE OF SERVICEsS Sunday School . ..................................... 10:00 am Morning Service . ................................... 11:00 am Evening Service . ..................................... 6:30 pm Wednesday Service . ............................... 7:00 pm FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCHKissimmee 101 West Dakin Ave., Kissimmee, Open hearts. Open minds. Open doors.The people of The United Methodist Church Traditional Service 10:30am Contemporary 9:00am Hispana-Brasilera Primera Iglesia Metodista Unida 10:30amGrand Reopening of our Refurbished Sanctuary on October 14th. PENTECOSTAL CHURCHRev. P. Sewell, Pastor GRACE APOSTOLIC CHURCH OF JESUSA Church where Worship, Praise and Prayer is a liberty. ALL ARE WELCOMED. Worship Services: Sunday School...10:00am Morning Worship...11:15am Wednesday Bible Study...6:00pm 4501 Reeves Rd. Kissimmee, FL 34746 OR 110112.TNG 110112.TNG
Page B6, Shop, dine, strollDowntown St. Cloud is alive from 5-9 p.m. on the third Friday evening of every month. Enjoy restaurants, boutiques and antiques. There are always local musicians and artists as well as raffles and door prizes and many other activities throughout the downtown business district. 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 321-297-1802. More information is available at the NHPA website. The clubs practice sessions contacts are: John Grayson at 407-873-8240 and Tom at 321-443-6871.St. Cloud Senior CenterMonday night: social Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. in Hall A. There is all year on Mondays, but is subject 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 p.m. 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.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 http://bit.ly/ackyi7.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 other month except for January and July. In those months, the group meets on the second Saturday. For more information, visit http://www.c4dofsuvcw.org/ camp4officers.html Ronald Reagan Republican Gun ClubThe Ronald Reagan Conservative Spirit of Republican Gun Club meets at 6:30 p.m. t he third Tuesday of each month at the Royal St. Cloud Golf Links, 5310 Michigan Ave, in St. Cloud. For more information or to RSVP, call Donna Sykes at 407-873-2048.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 l ong-term care insurance. All counseling is first-come, first-served. 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, 407-8468532, from 10 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, 4 07-957-7392, the second and fourth Tuesday of the month, from 10 a.m. to noon.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. 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.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.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).Osceola Republican PartyT he Osceola Republica n Party meets the fourth Thursday of every month at 804 Emmett St. at 7 p.m. For more information call 407-846-8889.Toho FriendsToho 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 407-738-7001. 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 firstcome, 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 Community Continued from Page B-5 See Community, page B-7 YES! Please keep me on the delivery list FR eeEE O fF CHARG eE for the OO sceola NewsGG azette Full Name: _ __________________________________________________________ Full Address: _ ________________________________________________________ City: ___________________________________State: __________ Zip:___________ Subdivision: _ _____________________________________ Gate Code:___________ Phone Number: Signature (Required) _ __________________________________________________ Date_____________________________To stay on the delivery list for the Osceola News-Gazette, please fill out the following form mail to:OSCEOLA NEWS-GAZETTE 108 Church Street Kissimmee, FL 34741 FAX: 407-846-8516or go online: www.aroundosceola.com and click on Delivery Request Tab and fill out. Request forms should be updated every year.E-Mail Address ObituariesFor daily obituaries and services please visit our Website: www.aroundosceola.comCAMACHO Jose Camacho, 78, of Orlando, passed away on October 26, 2012. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Funeraria y Crematorio Porta Coeli, 2801 E. Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, Phone 407-8462804 www.PortaCoeliFH.com DIAZ Emiliano Diaz, 95, of Kissimmee, passed away on October 26, 2012. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Funeraria y Crematorio Porta Coeli, 2801 E. Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, Phone 407-8462804 www.PortaCoeliFH.com GALV EZ Angel A. Galvez, 58, of Kissimmee, passed away on October 26, 2012. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Funeraria y Crematorio Porta Coeli, 2801 E. Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, Phone 407-8462804 www.PortaCoeliFH.com HOEKMAN Mrs. Evelyn Ione Hoekman, 87, of St. Cloud, passed away on Tu esday, October 30th, 2012. Arrangements under the direction of Fisk Funeral Home and Crematory, 1107 Massachusetts Ave., St. Cloud, FL. www.fiskfh.com RIVERA Ana Espada Rivera, 73, of Kissimmee, passed away on October 29, 2012. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Funeraria y Crematorio Porta Coeli, 2801 E. 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Saturday, November 3, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page B7 open at 12:30 p.m. To confirm the hours for either clinic for the week, call 407-944-9968 for the correct information. 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.The Ohio, Kentucky 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.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 p rogram coordinator at 407742-6656 or linder.snider@gal. fl.gov.GermanGreyhound 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.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 321-286-6787 for more information.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.American 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 407-931-1645.Hospice offers bereavement groupsNonprofit Cornerstone Hospice has announced three bereavement support groups in Osceola County for people who have e xperienced 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 preregister for any of these three groups at 407-206-2273.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 321-7223381. For more information, call Buster at 407-729-1378.Elmers 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 t he homeless, l owincome 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, c ontact Caro l Boroski at 407-957-9839.The Ohio, KY 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 407-891-7396. See Community, page B-8 Community Continued from Page B-6 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The east one hundred and forty feet of the SW of the NW of the NE of November 20, 2012 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 110312#4.SNG NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING November 20, 2012 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 110312#3.SNG 407-847-0339 Established in 1978 4411 Tami Lane, Kissimmee, FL 34746 CFC044170 New Construction Commercial & Residential041212.HFRepair Repipe Remodels Backflow Testing FAMILY DENTISTRY 2618 13TH ST., ST. 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Page B8, 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. 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 phone line. Anyone who wants help with a drinking problem can call a 24-hour line at 407-870-8282. Callers can find where the nearest meeting is. There are no dues or fees.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 407847-2744. 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. CommunityContinued from Page B-73 A ADOPTION Are YouPregnant?Childless married couple (in our 30s) seeks to adopt.Will be hands on Mom and devoted Dad. Financially secure, expenses paid. 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