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Saturday, November 10, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page A1 Serving Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Poinciana, Lake Nona, Harmony, Narcoossee, BVL Pete Covino reviews the 30th anniversary Blu-ray version Blade Runner... Page B-1Lifestyles Boys and girls soccer preview, see Sports... Page A-7Sports 116TH YEAR SATURDAY EDITION 50 CENTS NOVEMBER 10, 2012 CommunityFor the latest activities, events and classes, see...Page B-4 Health Department warns about mosquitoesCooler weather and dry conditions may make Osceola County residents think of other hazards than mosquito-borne diseases, but health officials warn caution after confirming a case of dengue fever in the last week. See page A-3 Valencia College ready to open Building 4When students arrive back to Valencia Colleges Osceola Campus in January after winter break, the schools new $45 million Building 4 will be ready for them. See page A-2 County Index LocalPa ge A4, Ed itor ia l Pa ge A7, Sp or ts Pa ge B4, Co mmuni ty Pa ge B1, Li fest yles Pa ge A2, Local ne ws Pa ge C1, Classi ed Pa ge C3, L egalsWhat was your voting experience like in Osceola County? I had no problems. The lines were too long. I experienced some voting problems. I didnt vote. Vote at www.around osceola.com Results from the Nov. 3 Question of the week: How would you describe crime in Osceola County? Low compared to other areas. 84.6% Its high for my taste. 10.9% I dont know. 0.2% By Ken Jackson Staff W riter If you stood in a long line to vote in this most recent election, dont blame local elections leaders. Blame Tallahassee. An extra-long ballot with 11 verboselyworded state constitutional amendments, the state Legislatures reduction early voting days from 14 to eight and an influx of new voters on the rolls created a perfect storm of issues that led to taking longer than normal for some voters to be processed and get their ballots cast and scanned. Thats the word from Osceola County Supervisor of Elections officials, who worked into the wee hours of Wednesday morning delivering an election that saw 66.84 percent of registered voters turn out. That figure is nearly identical to the 66.7 percent that turned out for the 2008 presidential election. But an increase of 27,000 registered Osceola County voters from four years ago means that about 18,000 more ballots were cast in 2008, Supervisor of Elections Mary Jane Arrington said. Our rolls went up about 13,000 just in the last six months, she said. ABC News reported Wednesday that the average wait time to vote across the state of Florida was 90 minutes, and that validated with local precincts, which featured lines that stretched into parking lots that forced folks to wait upwards of two hours at peak times, like when the polls opened at 7 a.m. and after many residents got off of work. The most extreme case was at Good Shepherd Methodist Church in Kissimmee, which housed two voting precincts. A slow moving line kept those who got in it right when the polls closed at 7 p.m. there until as late as 11 p.m. The elections office finally reported results from there, the last two of 78 precincts to report, just prior to midnight. Arrington said an influx of those precincts voters requested sample ballots and neither voted them in person or mailed it to the elections office or brought it Tuesday to surrender it. (Congressman) Alan Grayson really pushed the absentee numbers on the north side of Kissimmee, she said. Many people who asked for them came in to vote without them, and the workers there had to call in to the office to clear the block on their record to be able to vote. Others there had an issue with their address. We estimate every third voter had one of those issues. The county had 15 fewer precincts than in the 2010 election. The move, called a A perfect storm of issues had voters waiting longer, Elections Office says News-Gazette Photo/Andrew SullivanThe line for voting on election day at t he Robert G uevarra Community Center in BVL seemed daunting, as it snaked its way out t he front door and along the s outh s ide of t he building. Inside was a different story, however, as numerous booths allowed for simultaneous voting for dozens of voters, making for a r easonably fast overall voting experience. See Elections, page A-6 By Ken Jackson Staff W riter What a time for a Northeast vacation. Several crews from the Kissimmee Utility Authority would likely firmly place tongue in cheek at that comment as they work to restore power in areas ravaged last week by Hurricane Sandy, and again this week by a northbound Atlantic Noreaster that brought more winds, rain and snow, in eastern Pennsylvania and in New York. The crews braved chilly temperatures in the Lehigh Valley region near Allentown, Pa. last week, and then the driving snow and biting winds that this weeks storm brought to Long Island. The KUA crew departed Oct. 30, a day after the storm made landfall in southern New Jersey, responding to a request from Pennsylvania Power and Light Electric Utilities to join 1,600 personnel from other utilities throughout the Southeast in restoring power there. Then on Monday night, when released by PPL after working 16-hour days restoring power service, the 10-man crew was contracted by the Long Island KUA braving the elements to help Hurricane Sandy victimsPhoto/KUAKissimmee Utility Authority trucks t hat traveled to t he Northeast to help power restoration e fforts in t he a ftermath of Hurricane Sandy get ready to r oll out, despite the snow and wind whipped up by the Noreaster that followed this week. The 10-man KUA crew was recognized locally and nationally for their e fforts on NBC a nd The Today S how. See KUA, page A-3 By Fallan Patterson Staff W riter Two St. Cloud police officers wont see justice until next year for the injuries they suffered after Kissimmee teen David Penney allegedly terrorized a neighborhood last November with assault rifles. Penneys defense attorney, Warren Lindsey, was granted a continuance Tuesday for insufficient preparedness. Penney, who turns 20 two days prior to his newly rescheduled Jan. 14 trial, is accused of firing into an Alabama Avenue duplex with two AK-47 assault rifles before turning the weapons on then-rookie Officer Spencer Endsley and his trainer, Officer Clinton Wise. Endsley sustained injuries to his eyes, face, arms and hands due to the windshield of the patrol car shattering from the bullets Penney was allegedly firing. Wise was shot in the foot while returning fire and spent several weeks off the job healing after surgery. Dressed in head-to-toe camouflage including a t actical vest, Penney shot himself in the face and suffered non-life-threatening injuries. He has been held in the Osceola County Jail since being released from the hospital in December 2011. Penney faces a multitude of charges including two counts each of attempted first-degree murder with a firearm, aggravated battery causing great bodily arm with a firearm, aggravated assault with a firearm and one count each of shooting at, within or into a building and shooting at, within or into an occupied vehicle. Trial for teen who injured police with 2 assault rifles postponed until next year Penney A Kissimmee man was arrested Wednesday on multiple armed cocaine trafficking charges after authorities seized more than 600 grams of cocaine. Arrested was Alex Cori Tribue, 28, of Kissimmee. According to police reports, the departments Tactical Investigative Unit and the FBIs Orlando Safe Streets Task Force have been working in conjunction for the past six months investigating the sale of cocaine throughout the Kissimmee area. Through the course of the investigation, Authorities arrest drug kingpin in Kissimmee Police news See Police, page A-2
Page A2, the team was able to identify Tribue as the kingpin of the narcotics operation working out of apartment communities within the city of Kissimmee, reports said. On Wednesday, the Kissimmee Police Departments SWAT, along with Osceola County SWAT and Orange County SWAT served search warrants to apartments in the Arbors of Sendora and Villa Del Sol apartment communities, where Tribue was known to keep drugs and paraphernalia. The items seized during the course of the operation were: 689.4 grams of cocaine, 606.6 grams of marijuana, two stolen semi-automatic handguns and more than $6000. Tribue was arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail where he is held on no bond. Alleged purse snatcher arrestedKissimmee police officers Thursday arrested a man for allegedly snatching a purse while driving through a supermarket parking lot. At approximately 10:30 a.m., the female victim was in the Publix parking lot at 1910 N. John Young Parkway in Kissimmee when the suspect, later identified as Joseph Aviles, drove by, snatched her purse and drove off. Witnesses were able to get a good description of the vehicle, along with a license plate number. O fficers located the vehicle nearby and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle driven by Aviles, 47, of Kissimmee. The victim positively identified Aviles as the person who took her purse. Aviles was transported to the Kissimmee Police Department but did not cooperate with detectives. Aviles has a history of robbery by sudden snatching and was out on inmate release, according to the Florida Department of Corrections. Aviles was charged with attempted robbery by sudden snatching and transported to the Osceola County Jail where he will be held on $1,000 bond. Kissimmee detectives are also working to link Aviles to several other cases, including those in other jurisdictions. We are working on getting positive identification from other victims, Stacie Miller, Kissimmee police spokeswoman, said, adding additional charges are pending against Alives. By Fallan Patterson Staff W riter When students arrive back to Valencia Colleges Osceola Campus in January after winter break, the schools new $45 million Building 4 will be ready for them. Construction crews are still installing floor electrical outlets, making touch-ups to the interior walls and installing landscaping but the schools administration expects to take ownership of the building by the end of November. Were going to bring it a million or two under budget, Lamar Powers, Valencias facility director and construction adjunct professor, said. Were on schedule and under budget. Kathleen Plinske, president of the Osceola and Lake Nona campuses, is planning to use all of December to move in furniture and give faculty a Valencia College Osceola campus prepared to open its Building 4 News-Gazette Photo/Andrew SullivanKathleen Plinske, president of the Valencia College Osceola and Lake Nona campuses, discusses the merits of dedicated science laboratory space inside a science lab on the fourth floor of the colleges soon-to-be-opened Kissimmee campus building 4. See V alencia, page A-6Police newsContinued from Page A-1 Aviles Tribue 407-847-0339 Established in 1978 4411 Tami Lane, Kissimmee, FL 34746 CFC044170 New Construction Commercial & Residential041212.HFRepair Repipe Remodels Backflow Testing 041412.SNG 110812.TNG 110812.TNG 111012.SNG
Saturday, November 10, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page A3 By Ken Jackson Staff Writer Cooler weather and dry conditions may make Osceola County residents think of other hazards than mosquito-borne diseases, but health officials warn caution after confirming a case of dengue fever in the last week. The Osceola County Health Department (CHD) is advising residents to take precautions against mosquito bites after confirming of one case in a 41-year-old woman on Nov. 2. She was diagnosed based on symptoms, and later confirmed through lab tests, but has since recovered. The dengue virus, transmitted by a breed of mosquito common to the southeastern United States and the tropics that typically bite during the day, particularly in the early morning and in the evening, is one of many monitored by the Florida Department of Health. It cannot be spread from person to person. Following a bite from a viruscarrying mosquito, the disease shows up with sudden effects: a rash, fever, headaches, and in some cases joint aches and vomiting, that can last for two to seven days. There is no vaccine or antibiotic for dengue. The primary method of controlling dengue and other mosquito-borne illnesses is eliminating their habitat and human exposure. The Health Department recommends residents take on a Drain and Cover prevention method. That includes checking around the home to drain areas of standing water like garbage cans, buckets, pool covers, coolers, toys, flower pots and bird baths where mosquitoes can lay eggs. Pools should be properly chlorinated and in good condition, or covered. Residents also should cover exposed skin when mosquitoes are active, either with sleeves, long pants and socks, or with mosquito repellent with DEET on skin not covered with clothes. Broken screens, windows, doors, porches, and patios should be repaired to keep mosquitoes out of the house. The Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) website (www.cdc.gov) has more information on dengue fever. Power Authority to help bring the lights back on to and estimated 250,000 New Yorkers in the townships of Babylon, Brookhaven, East Hampton, Hempstead, Huntington, Islip, North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Riverhead, Rockaway Peninsula, Shelter Island, Smithtown, Southampton and Southold that were going on their second week without lighting, heating or food refrigeration. Where the crew only had to deal with chilly weather as they cleared trees and repaired damaged power poles and lines in Pennsylvania, the Noreaster brought winds up to 50 mph, and snow something foreign to the some on the KUA crew that plunged some residents who had their power restored back into the dark. KUA corporate spokesperson Chris Gent said there is no timetable on the crew returning to sunny and slightly-warmer Florida. The goal was to get to 90 percent restoration, but this new storm has lowered the numbers again, said Gent, who noted Thursday that this newest storm wasnt even on the radar when the crew left Kissimmee 11 days ago. There are 12,000 utility workers on Long Island working, and 8,000 of those are visiting linemen. The crew has been sending updates, photos and videos back home, and Gent is posting them to KUAs Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ mykua). Its b een great readin g the comments from folks up there, and from folks here in Kissimmee who are from there or who know people there, he said. We didnt have this way of sharing the work being done with people when we got hit by the hurricanes in 2004, so its nice to be able to share this with the public. A video on the Facebook page taken by one of the linemen shows how heavy winds damaged a large wall tent the crew had been bunking in. They evacuated from there into a hotel Wednesday night. When they arrived in New York all the hotels had been taken up by locals, Gent said. A crew from Ocala worked to restore a hotel there and afterward asked for four rooms for our guys because they knew what they were going through. The crew includes linemen Josh Miller and Brent Davis, linemen first class Dave Wolfe, Alberto Mercado, Jason Wright and Paul Fielitz, line crew supervisors Rodney Rocker and Logan Murphy, apprentice lineman Billy White and groundman Stetson Kent. 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Page A4, Well, its finally over. Election season. No more radio and television commercial spots every five seconds. No more political signs cluttering up the roadways. To voters elation or disappointment, President Barack Obama defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney to hang on to the White House. Locally, we congratulate those who were victorious in the local races. We witnessed what we believed were some surprising wins, while in other races, we saw expected outcomes. With the end of the hoopla, wed like to make several observations: The Osceola County Supervisor of Elections office was hoping for at least a 70 percent turnout of registered voters. It was 67 percent. Not bad. We hope to continue building on voter turnout. So, we applaud you, the voters, for getting out there, some having to wait in line for a while. Campaign signs. We hope the candidates will remove their signs as soon as possible. We understand they are a necessity during the election season, but afterward, they just become an eyesore. Candidates have a month to remove the signs, but we hope they wont wait that long. Fix the glitches. There were a couple of problems at the polling stations that included the Supervisor of Elections office not having the updated addresses of voters. While we dont have all the answers, there should be a way to improve communication between the Elections Office and voters, although the burden here falls mostly to the voters to update their information after they move. It isnt possible for elections officials to track the movement of thousands of residents. Wait times. Were still seeing long lines at polling stations. Some of that probably is due to the lengthy ballot that contained 11 proposed Constitutional amendments. But we hope the Elections Office is constantly working on how to make voting more efficient. Happier voters likely mean more voters. Finally, before the elections, the News-Gazette made endorsements. They were suggestions on which of the candidates we thought would best perform in office. Not all of our endorsed candidates were elected because you, the voter, supported whom you believed was the best choice. We couldnt ask for anything more. Submit letters to the editor to Osceola NewsGazette, 108 Church St., Kissimmee, FL 34741. If you wish to fax your letter to the newspaper, the number is 407-846-8516. Email letters to news@ osceolanewsgazette.com. No more than one letter per writer will be published each month. An individual will be allowed to submit one letter of rebuttal if he or an organization he represents is the subject of a letter to the editor. All letters should be no more than 500 words and should include the name, address and daytime phone number of the writer for verification purposes. The News-Gazette will not publish the writers phone number. Letters to the editor are published on Thursdays and Saturdays. They also may be published in other Florida Sun Publications, including on the News-Gazette website. If you have any questions about letters to the editor or the Opinion page, contact Editor Brian McBride at 321-402-0436. Email at firstname.lastname@example.org. After the most expensive presidential election in history produced unsatisfactory results, its time for the Grand Old Party to take a long, hard look at where we are and how we got here. President Barack Obamas win in both the Electoral College and the popular vote, along with his lead in Florida, left many Republicans stunned. The insistence that the polls were wrong, the echo chamber of conservative TV and radio pundits, the delusion that more swing states were in play all gave conservatives unrealistic expectations despite the data being reported by the mainstream media. For several years, particularly in Florida, there has been a battle for the soul of the Republican Party. Many elected Republicans who were once considered conservative are now criticized as too moderate. To appease the increasingly extreme base, policies were proposed that alienated some key voting groups. The mantra that all government involvement is bad does not resonate with young people, many of whom believe that government can play a productive role in their lives, key among them is an affordable college education. Women are concerned about equal pay and opportunity in the workplace. Minorities want all taxpayers to pay their fair share and many are eager for the government to provide a sensible path to citizenship. Republicans have not embraced these issues and have often taken strong positions against them in primaries, making it difficult to pivot in the general election. The GOP has relied on older white, male voters and that demographic is shifting. Our base is shrinking. Its time for the party to acknowledge the importance of diversity and to start to appeal to women, minorities and young voters. For the party to succeed, we need to expand our base. Another area of concern is the major disconnect within the party faithful. While some feel the party isnt sufficiently pure, other longtime party members feel that the party has become too conservative. Those who dont pass the conservative litmus tests are castigated and ostracized. Many are dubbed RINOs (Republicans in name only) and are made to feel very uncomfortable and unwelcome in the party. The lack of civility and tolerance has hurt the party. How does it make sense to chase people from the party with name-calling? Thats not the way to grow a party. Civility, tolerance, and inclusiveness will turn our pup tent into a party tent. The electorate sent a clear message that they want bipartisanship and cooperation. Gov. Mitt Romney called for working together, but the candidates words did not match the partys actions. The Republican Legislature passed an elections reform bill that many viewed as nothing more than an attempt to suppress the vote. Further, Gov. Rick Scott doubled down with a voter purge dangerously close to the election using flawed lists. The election law changes shortened the period for early voting, more heavily used by Democratic Party voters and lowincome workers who cant take time off of work. Ministers were upset about losing the opportunity to bring souls to the polls on the Sunday before the election. But instead of whining, they turned lemons into lemonade and motivated their flocks to endure long lines at the polls. The lines circling the buildings made for terrible visuals for Scott, who denied requests to expand early voting. Its hard to imagine that the party that dominates most statewide elected offices as well as both chambers of the Legislature could lose sight of how we achieved that success. With unlimited potential for fundraising, with a deep bench of political talent and with total control of state government, it is unfathomable that the Florida GOP could lose the U.S. Senate race by 12 percentage points and lose the presidential race in the current economic climate. My criticisms are not out of anger or disloyalty, but rather a heartfelt desire to restore the civility, tolerance, and inclusiveness that will once again allow us to be the party of Reagan. Had we started to correct the course, to recognize the changing demographics, to enlarge the tent and to welcome others in, the outcome of Tuesdays election would have been very different. Paula Dockery is a term-limited Republican senator from Lakeland who is chronicling her final year in the Florida Senate. She can be reached at email@example.com.OPINION OPINION Our View Got a gripe? Some observations after another electionThank goodness thats over. The presidential campaign of 2012 did not in fact last long enough to be measured in geologic time, but poll-scarred and ad-weary voters can, perhaps, be forgiven for feeling as if it did. Barack Obama and his supporters will be, understandably, jubilant that his lease on that Pennsylvania Avenue mansion has been extended for four more years. But Tuesday nights vote is also noteworthy for a reason only tangentially related to the fortunes of the incumbent president. One can argue or maybe the better word is hope that voters did more than re-elect Obama on Tuesday night. They also repudiated the scorchedearth extremism and acute cognitive dissonance that have come to characterize the Republican Party in recent years. Rush Limbaugh recently said something interesting (will wonders never cease?) on his radio show. As reported by Politico, he told listeners, Theres not a whole lot of love for conservatives in the Republican Party. Except now, where the party will take anything they can get to win. As he sees it, the GOP prefers to woo independents to prove that they win without the base of the party. Now, the Democrats are not embarrassed of their base. The Republicans, in large part, are. The GOP is embarrassed by its base? One is by no means sanguine that this is true, but one cant help but hope, fervently, that it is. It would be a welcome sign that Republicans are not, in fact, committed to a policy of electoral suicide and a future of ballot box irrelevance. It is hard not to believe they are, given the way the party has stubbornly relied for victory on an ever narrowing slice of the American demographic. They have either lost, or are at significant disadvantage with, a wide array of Americans: blacks, women, gays, Muslims, Hispanics and more. The people whose votes the party commands tend to be older, white, evangelical, and male. And as that cohort of the electorate fades in prominence, the danger is that it will take the GOP with it. And yet, rather than seeking to expand its outreach and broaden its appeal, the party has inexplicably chosen to double down on its shrinking base. Worse, it has chosen to appeal to that base with a platform of fear mongering, xenophobia, demagoguery and inchoate anger so extreme as to make Ronald Reagan seem almost a hippie by comparison. It has embraced the politics of pitchforks and bomb throwing wherein candidates must compete with one another to see who can say the most bizarre and outrageous thing -and where moderation is a sin against orthodoxy. It should have told us something when the previously moderate Mitt Romney pronounced himself severely conservative on the way to winning the GOP primary. One does not use that word to modify things one approves or is comfortable with. When have you ever heard someone describe themselves as severely happy or severely content? His use of that word strongly suggests Romneys discomfort with the pose he was required to take, and the fact that he was required to take it. Now as Romney fades into the rearview mirror, one can only hope his party takes the right lesson from this defeat, that it transforms itself into a party with some appeal to the rest of us as opposed to one that demonizes the rest of us to appeal to a very few. Tuesday night, the nation did not just choose a president. It chose a future. And severe conservatism does not seem to be a part of it. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for the Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, Fla., 33132. Readers may contact him via e-mail at lpitts@ miamiherald.com. 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The Osceola News-Gazette is on the World Wide Web at: www.aroundosceola.com.Year 116 No. 85 Publisher/Ad Director TOM KIRK Editor BRIAN McBRIDE Sports Editor RICK PEDONE Lifestyles Editor PETER COVINO Chief Photographer ANDREW SULLIVAN Circulation Manager KATHY BECKHAM Production Manager STEVE KRAUS Accounting Manager LOUISE MCCLEAN Inside Sales Manager KELLY TATMAN Leonard PittsTribune Media Voters said no to politics of pitchforks Guest columnFlorida GOP needs to stop infighting, widen base Want to submit a community event? Submissions for community events must either be printed or typed on a full sheet of paper and mailed or delivered to the News-Gazette office, faxed to 407-846-8516 or sent by e-mail to bmcbride@ osceolanewsgazette.com. Handwritten listings on scraps of paper will not be accepted. 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Saturday, November 10, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page A5 xx x Couples canoeNews-Gazette Photos/ Andrew SullivanO sceola County Extens ion Services hosted a c ouples-friendly outdoors event Nov. 2 at Steffee Landing, along U.S. Highway 192 in Kissimmee. T he event, which is part of a s hort series of c ouples activit ies, f eatured a t wo-mile r ound trip along S hingle Creek a nd included use of c anoes, paddles, life vests and also a light s nack at S hingle Creek Regional Park. At left, Marcos B aez and Lind a T olette work t ogether to gather t heir c anoe and paddles prior to t he start of t he trip. B elow, couples paddle upstream past stands of Cypress trees. 111012.TNG 111012.SNG
Page A6, chance to get situated. Were going to take advantage of the holiday break, which is particularly important for our science labs and library, she said. The building, which houses 10 new science labs and 18 new classrooms, will be home to the campus mathematics and science departments, the expanded library, cafeteria and bookstore, and a new student and professor support and continuing education center. Building 4, the largest building on any Valencia campus, dwarfs the campus other buildings; at four stories and 150,000 square feet, its shadow casts shade northwest across half of the campus. That placement aided Plinskes quest to add more outdoor space for students to remain on campus between classes. This includes a second floor terrace and an outdoor classroom where a glass display will be available to write on. Its those details that make it functional or not, Plinske said. The president was giddy as she toured the building for the first time in a couple months, excited to see some of her ideas, such as the courtyard fountain of which certain features will lead into the buildings interior, come to fruition. Blue bricks lead from the fountain to the buildings main staircase, supported by a blue center pillar, signifying water. Soon, crews will install glass panels infused with sea grass on the outside of the stairwell. The staircase is crowned by the massive cubola atop the buildings center; it allows in natural light and will be lit up at night, Lamar Powers said. Photographic murals such as a gigantic periodic table for chemistry and a surfer for physics will be hung in the halls to foster students passion for those subjects. The idea with the murals is to catch students eyes and get them excited about science, Plinske said. We want to make a great visual for our students. Valencia has commissioned Jules Davidson, visual arts director for Osceola County School for the Arts, to design and paint a separate mural for the buildings lobby depicting images of historic Osceola County. Its a thank you to the community for what theyve made possible here, Plinske said. I really think (Building 4) is a game changer for Osceola County, particularly in the programs both Valencia and (the University of Central Florida) will be offering. With a $7 million donation by the university allowing for expanded construction of the building, the partnership expands the bachelors degree programs Valencia will offer students at the Osceola County campus by a dozen. Particularly exciting to Plinske is the biomedical degree program, made possible by the 10 new science labs, as its the degree students need to be pre-med and go on to medical school. Its an amazing opportunity for our community and dramatically expands ou r offerings, she said. Other bachelors degree programs the campus plans to offer include communications and business administration. The university has a dozen faculty offices in the new building and will get first scheduling rights to 12 of the 18 new classrooms. However, Plinske expects the combination of the new building, the expanded bachelors degree offerings and the UCF partnership to increase the Osceola Campus student population by as much as 30 percent. With that population increase in mind, the cam pus bookstore will be moved from its crowded portable to the new building. It was constructed next to the buildings multipurpose room to allow the bookstore to increase in size during the six weeks each year the store is busy, Plinksie said. The campus also paved 600 additional parking spaces but we were behind even before Building 4 was build, Plinske said. Well always need to build more spaces. The new building is also home to the campus new permanent cafeteria and coffee bar. The cafeteria, currently in a portable, only offers a small menu. This is a really significant upgrade. Right now, its so limited, Plinske said. The fact that were going to be offering options is so great. Well be able to offer healthier choices. The portables vacated by the former cafeteria and bookstore will be repurposed, Plinske said, into a fitness center or another needed facility. The library will now be double its current size and includes ideas contributed by students. Those ideas include a variety of study spaces such as a larger silent room to be used by many students at once, several group study areas complete with largescreen televisions capable of being hooked up to a laptop and a coffee-house-style reading room. Were going to have some really cool furniture. Its not going to look like a library, more like a Starbucks, Plinske said, adding the larger library will include expanded research and book offerings. Several classrooms on the third floor overlook the librarys Great Reading Room through 8-foot tall windows. The room was designed acoustically to minimize noise. The third floor hallways were designed in a zigzag pattern to allow space for students to wait for classes outside the flow of traffic and minimizes noise, Powers said. Future functionalityInput from faculty and students to design and build a state-of-the-art facility while planning for its use in 50 years posed small challenges for Plinske and the crews from architect Huntington and Brady and contractor Clancy and Theys. The school wanted an abundance of electrical outlets for students to charge their many devices and to allow for classroom furniture to be rearranged as needed. Not only are there more outlets in the walls, including in the hallways, but the classrooms, library and other spaces also have floor outlets. The library was specifically built with a large amount of floor outlets, which will be covered by bookshelves, in the event books become more digital. The building is also green, with lots of windows to allow in natural light; two energy recovery units on the roof that pulls air into the building while cooling it, cutting energy costs by 25 percent; and a roof draining system where the water stored will be used to flush the buildings toilets. The campus will hold a small ribbon cutting ceremony Jan. 2 when students return to classes after winter break. They are planning a building dedication March 13 to introduce the campus new addition to the community. Its really going to be a showcase piece, Plinske said. ValenciaContinued from Page A-2 Contact Fallan Patterson at 321-402-0434 or by email at fpatterson@osceolanews gazette.com.consolidation rather than a series of c losings, shaved $1 million from the offices budget. Supervisor of Elections spokesperson Amber Smith said procedures were followed to make those changes. We didnt just randomly close precincts, she said. We looked for ways to maintain the same levels of service while keeping in mind things like parking and (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance and accessibility. Much was made of the consolidation of five precincts in Buenaventura Lakes to one at the Robert Guevara Center. But lines there moved swiftly during the day, and Smith reported that it closed on time at 7 p.m. This ballot, normally 14 inches in length, was 17 inches this time around. The extra size caused the tabulation machines to hesitate for a moment when scanning each page, Smith said, and each voter had to scan three pages. The 11 amendment really increased voting time. It was the longest ballot weve ever had, she said. And a large number of address change issues on Election Day worked against us, she said. A total of 32,652 voters requested absentee ballots, and 25,425 were mailed in or returned in person. Both figures shattered the offices previous record of 16,000 absentee ballots, Arrington said. When added to the 41,735 voters who took advantage of the eight days of early voting, it meant that over three-fifths (61.5 percent) of those who voted did so prior to Election Day. On Tuesday, 67,160 voters cast ballots at those 78 precinct locations. The Supervisor of Elections has one more election to supervise this year, as Jay Polachek and Russell Holmes will appear in a runoff Dec. 4 for St. Cloud City Council seat 3.Signs to disappear, candidates sayCounty code enforcement edicts say candidates have 30 days after the election to remove their signs from roadways to avoid violating code. Motorists tired of looking at them will be happy to hear most candidates said following the election that theyre working to pick them up. 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Saturday, November 10, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page A7 SPORTSSPORTS Follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/OsceolaSportsCounty squads talentedThose wishing to recuperate from the election season by vegging in front of the tube watching football this weekend might want to make alternate plans. The matchups this week, in both the college and pro schedules, range from mundane to wretched. Georgia-Auburn usually is must see, but this year? No thanks. Florida is in late-season footwipe mode against Louisiana Lafayette, and Miami is taking on Virginia in an ACC contest for the ages, not. UCF is exploring a variety of time zones out at Texas El-Paso. There is exactly one marquee g ame in the NFL this weekend, Houston at Chicago Sunday night. Its almost as though the NFL knew that this was going to be a clunker of a week. Check out its bookend offerings: Indianapolis at Jacksonville was Thursday, and Kansas City at Pittsburgh comes Monday. But, in the spirit of Election Week, lets nominate our favorite NFL rookies for 2012. Ill cast a vote for the Colts Andrew Luck, who came into the league with high expectations and somehow surpassed them while leading the Colts to a 6-3 record and, at midseason, a wild card playoff position the AFC. For a dark horse rookie candidate, how about the Bucs running back, Doug Martin? Where did this guy come from? Oh, yeah, in the first round from Boise State. Still, Martins 251-yard rushing performance last week at Oakland has pulses beating in Tampa Bay for the first time in a half decade. With Josh Freeman resembling a big-time NFL quarterback again, the Bucs offense looks serious. Meanwhile, the Mighty News-Gazette Divine Nine is always serious, sort of: No. 1: The Falcons. No. 2: Roll Tide. No. 3: Oregon. No. 4: The Texuns. No. 5: Da Bears. No. 6: Da Bears Defense. No. 7: Texas legend Darrell Royal, RIP. No. 8: K-State. No. 9: Veterans. To the picks: UCF (-13.5) at UTEP: The Knights will wonder whether Texas is a state or a continent before they finally reach El Paso. Jet-lagged Knights by 9. Miami at Virginia (-1): Talk about wretched. This is designed for the Witness Protection program. Cavs by 3. Penn State at Nebraska (-7): How sad was this game last year in Happy Valley, just after JoePas fall from grace? Huskers by 6. Notre Dame (-19) at Boston College: The Irish have twice escaped disaster in overtime at home against Stanford and Pitt. This one shouldnt be so dicey. Irish by 8. Texas A&M at Alabama (-14): The Aggies havent fared well in their initial tour of the SEC. They aint seen nothing, yet. Tide by 20 The paid professionals: San Diego at Tampa Bay (-3): Bucs have been lights out on the road. Winning at home has been the problem. Bucs by 3. Tennessee at Miami (-6): Tough loss at Indy last week shouldnt derail Fins, especially with hapless Titans in town. Fins by 10. Atlanta (-2.5) at New Orleans: Everyone keeps saying how the Falcons arent that impressive. But, they keep winning. Falcons by 4. Detroit (-2) at Minnesota: Lions seem to be getting better, Vikes arent. Leaping Lions by 2. Houston at Chicago (-1): These two may be the best in their respective conferences. Da Bears by 2. Brian Big Man McBrides Super Sniffer Upset Special: Cincy over Giants by 4. Petey The Gators Are Going To Win Covino says: Gators by 25. Andrew Flaming Spear Sullivans FSU Massacre of the Week says: Darn, that was close. Tom Captain Kirks Beam Me Up Scotty NFL Prime Time Pick of the Week: Houston over Bears. Young Jackson says: Na Awlins by 3 in the Cool Brees In A Dome Upset, Texans by 4. Last week: Elder Elector (8-2, 66-21) tied Verbose Voter (8-2, 62-25). Election lull strikes football Rick PedoneSports Editor Soccer preview Picks of the Weak By Rick Pedone Sports Editor For the past two seasons teams from Osceola County have gone deep into the regional playoffs. Harmonys girls have developed into a perennial state tournament contender, and Osceolas boys enjoyed their best season ever, reaching the regional final. Harmony, Osceola, elebration, St. Cloud and Liberty compete in district 4A-6. Gateway plays in district 5A-5, and Poinciana competes in 2A-8. Harmonys girls and Gateways boys are the defending Orange Belt Conference champions.HarmonyHarmony Coach Stephanie Jones has turned the Lady Longhorns into a soccer juggernaut, with three straight trips deep into the regional playoffs, including a 2011 final four berth. The Lady Longhorns were 15-4-1 last season, but were disappointed after a 3-0 loss at Daytona Beach Seabreeze in the regional semfinal round. We are always looking forward to a deep run, but its always a bit up in the air until season gets started, Jones said. I lost three starting seniors and two returning juniors, so we find ourselves in a bit of a transition year again. The Longhorns still have talent like defender Kendall Pollock and forward Kaley Ward, who are seniors and four-year varsity starters. We will be counting on them to be the leadership and driving force of the team, Jones said. Jones said the defensive core will return in seniors Patricia May and Alexis Plattner. Junior Breana Plattner will be a leader in the midfield, the coach said. I also am fortunate to have gotten some incoming freshmen that show some great potential, Jones said. We are currently in the process of working out combinations tactically to see how it all fits together. I have been in this business long enough to know that the plans I set and the vision I see dont always come to fruition, but as a group we are excited to see how the season will come together. Harmony opened with an 8-0 win over St. Cloud. The Harmony boys were much improved last season, winning 10 games under Coach Scott Marlega. We are very confident in our side. We look to be in contention in both the OBC and district races this year, Marlega said. Seniors Nick Craig (midfield), Chris Huff (midfield), Andrew Harrison (cente r back) and goalkeeper Alex Grieve return. Marlega said Grieve, at 6-4, can track down most shots. He has tremendous reflexes and has no problem giving up his body to make a save, he said.CelebrationCoach Ed Kuzma returns for the Lady Storm and seeks to continue a streak of 10 straight winning seasons. Senior Lexi Stephan (36 goals, seven assists) returns to lead the team that will start as many as six freshmen, Kuzma said. Also back are juniors Caroline Strogis (20 assists) and Rachel Barry. They have played all over the field for us and have made valuable contributions everywhere we have put them, Kuzma said. We have four to six freshmen who will start or have a large impact on our team, and one or two new upperclassmen. John Prow takes over the Storm boys. Celebration, after reaching the state tournament in 2011, did not escape the district tournament last year. I am new to the team and have had just a few weeks to get to know them, but what I can tell you is that I think we should be competitive against anybody, Prow said. John Birchall returns in goal for the Storm, and the team also is strong at forward with Jose Perez and at midfield with Jhesu Pardo de Figueroa and Sam Rooks. Those three all bring a different s kill set, are motivated and should be a very difficult trio to play against, Prow said. We have experience and skill all over the field. They believe in themselves and have set the bar high.OsceolaBill Jakoby takes over the OHS boys after Tom Bell stepped down. The Kowboys, 22-7-1, enjoyed their most successful season in 2011-12, reaching the regional finals for the first time With many of those players returning, including leading scorer Maikel Bonilla (38 goals), a senior, Jakoby said the team could build on that success. We expect to defend our district title and take care of some unfinished business from last year. There are very good teams in Central Florida and we hope to compete with the best of them, Jakoby said. We put together a challenging schedule to ensure we are getting the best out of our players. Bonilla has been extended an invitation to try out for the Costa Rican U-20 National T eam for th e World Cup. Also returning is senior Manny Serrano, a forward, who scored 22 goals last season. David Cruz, a senior, and his bother, Jonatan Cruz, a junior and the teams goalkeeper, return. Also back are senior midfielders Andres Ramirez, Gio Perez, Willie Colon and Eric Alfaro, and juniors Austin Richards and Tim Elsterman. S enior defensive back Renny Siera-Aponte and junior Luis Medriano along with sophomores Adalraziel Santos, Josh Marsh and Jankar Solano are on the roster. Freshmen John Bohorquez, Jose Teio, Alex Medina and Michael Debastia also are on the varsity. The Kowboys are off to a 2-0 start to the season after district wins against Poinciana (2-0) and Lake Minneola (1-0). B onilla scored all three goals. OHS beat Winter Park (3-2) and Lake Nona (2-1), at the preseason tourna ment at Winter Park. Bonilla scored three goals and Serrano had two during the tournament. The Lady Kowboys lost one of the countys all-time scoring leaders (200 goals) to graduation in Leah Mullins, and Coach Mark Ausherman said it will be difficult to replace the talent that left after last years 12-4 season that saw the Kowgirls advance to the regional quarterfinals. Its a rebuilding year with only seven returning varsity players, Ausher-David Cruz (9) is one of several starters returning to Osceolas soccer team that advanced to the regional finals last season. Harmony girls may be dominant again; OHS boys seek titleSee Soccer, page A-8 By Rick Pedone Sports Editor There is one more football game in store for Gateway. Coach Marlin Roberts said his team will play at Lake Nona Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship of Christian Athlete s Hope Bowl. I asked our seniors, and they said they wanted to do it, Roberts said. Its not the playoff game we wanted, but its a reward for our players and well have some fun with it. The team will leave for Lake Nona early Thursday afternoon for a pregame meal and to hear a guest speaker, Roberts said. Panther football receives bowl bid Lady Horns volleyball over By Rick Pedone Sports Editor The problem Harmony faced in its 3A-2 regional semifinal volleyball match against Lake Minneola Tuesday was that while it could go toe-to-toe with the Hawks, it couldnt go headto-head against its muchtaller opponents. Lake Minneola got crushing kill shots from Genel Sturgeon, Jenna Sturgeon, Alex Mendoza, Ally Lunsford and Brianna Lemon to hold off the determined Lady Longhorns, 25-22, 25-18, 25-23. Harmony, 19-9, was within striking distance of the Hawks in all three games and led the third game, 23-22, before Lake Minneola, 24-4, won the match on a service ace from Lunsford. Almost all of the girls on the Hawks front line were well over 6 feet tall, while Harmony had no one who could match that altitude. We knew it was going to be a tough match, Harmony Coach Eric Trowbridge said. Several of their starters play on our club team (Team Select). Ive coached them and I know how talented they are. We just cant match their height. Thanks to exceptional play from hitters Chaney Howard and Kendall Pollock, the Horns stayed close. Setter Genesis Viera, in her final game in a Longhorns uniform, made several spectacular digs in addition to accurately setting the ball from all around the court. Like her coach, Viera, who had 58 kills, 440 assists and 111 digs during a season shortened by seven games because of a wrist injury, expected a big challenge from Lake Minneola, the 7A-5 district champion. We felt like we had control at some point, she said. Our plan was to tip it over their blocks. We did that a little, but not often enough. Trowbridge said his team, normally fundamentally excellent, made an unusual number of mistakes. It was a little d isappointing because we didnt execute the way I expected that we would, the way we normally do, Trowbridge said. We didnt go as far as we did last year, but our team always plays hard and we had a successful season. We won the district for the fourth year in a row and the conference championship again. You never worry about the effort you get from this group. Its always there, in practice or at the games. Harmony reached the Class 7A state tournament last season. Many of the Lady Longhorns starters will return. Howard, the teams kills (185, plus 205 digs, 59 aces and 245 blocks) leader this season, and Alexis Trowbridge, one of the teams best servers, are sophomores. Adalyn Gaston and Dakota Flynn will return as setters, and hitters Sam Pearo, Kristen Leonard and Alora Justesen all are sophomores. The team loses, in addition to Viera and Pollock, Allison VanTassel, Kaitlyn Spicer, Aubrey Runnels and Adrienne Roberts. Viera, who also had 51 aces and 30 blocks, will sign a volleyball scholarship to the University of Tulsa in January. You dont replace Genesis, but I have all the faith in the world in our two young setters that they will do a great job for us, Trowbridge said. The Lady Longhorns will find plenty of competition from both within and outside their district next season. St. Cloud split regular season matches against Harmony and returns several starters. Osceola was the district runner-up to Lake Minneola and has a solid nucleus of underclassmen. And, Lake Minneola returns its entire roster except for two seniors.
Page A8, County squads run at regional X-countryCooler weather and windy days kind of put a damper on fishing this past week. Water temperatures have already dropped into the low 60s. It seems the water cools down much quicker when the wind blows. I had a couple of guide trips this past week and we didnt do too bad. It was an artificial bait trip both days. The first day we caught nine bass and the second day 16. Most of the bass that were caught were in less than 3 feet of water. Plastic frog type lures like Horney Toads seemed to work best. I talked to several other guides who reported fair success on wild shiners, but most were running on the small side. Its getting harder and harder to find places to fish with live bait. So many of the areas we normally fish are covered with hydrilla. About 90 percent of Goblets Cove is unfishable. Most of the time we have to fish out in open water. Spraying the hydrilla is scheduled to begin around the middle of November. Im still seeing quite a few spec fishermen on the lake. Most that Ive seen have been around Marker 26 and between the two big islands. There is fairly deep water there and fishing has been fair to good. Some are using live minnows and others are trolling small jigs and Road Runners. Bluegills and shell crackers are still being caught on shell beds and around the edges of open water hydrilla. Another good spot has been up in Shingle Creek. This weekend it is supposed to get warmer again; hopefully it will fire up the catching. The FISHING is always good! Send information about your big catch to capjac@ usfamily.net You may also send fishing information and photos to rpedone@osceolanewsgazette. com. Jacque MitchellFishin Fun Artificial bait works despite cool tempsman said. Leading the way are seniors Allyah Agudelo (defender) and Kiera Koroitamudo (midfielder) and goalie Courtney Ausherman, a junior. Also on the varsity roster are senior Karina Tiantasig, juniors Emily Newsom, Stefany Medina, Rosa Chavez and Larasa Stone, and sophomores Kaley Clopton, Stephanie Lara, Veronica Londono, Nihoska Cruz and Carla Hernandez. Three freshmen, Britny Fernandes, Portia Tilley and Titiana Gonzalez, also are on the roster.LibertyThe L iberty Lady C har gers return 15 players under Coach Kim Holt. Captain Katia Rivas, a senior, was the teams leading scorer last season. Also returning are sophomores Katlin and Nicole Holborn, two more of the teams leading scorers. Junior Tajary Ballentine is back in goal. With so many returners this year, the varsity squad is looking to increase their wins and ability to play together as a strong competitor in the OBCs, Holt said.GatewayCoach Oswald Attin guided his team to the OBC championship and the regional semifinals last season, but lost nine players to graduation. Attin will rely on returning seniors Carlos Rojas and Hans Ramirez to lead a young team. I am confident that the boys will play to the best of their potential, he said. Eddie Fernandez took over the Lady Panthers team just before the regular season after Andres Rivera stepped down.St. CloudThe Bulldogs were a dangerous foe under coach Weylan Craig last season and reached the regional semifinals. Seven players return from that team including captains Carlos Gomez and Nick Askey. Other veterans are Santiago Gutierrez, Chile Loch, Devin Henson, Stephon Moise and Gabriel Sanin. Craig said Joseph Santos is a potential game-changer because of his scoring ability. With fewer games and seven returning starters, we hope to avoid the injuries that plagued us toward the end of last season, Craig said. Shawn Beck is the new Lady Bulldogs coach. I am excited about our team and looking forward to a positive and rewarding year, he said. Seniors Ashley Owens, Kristin Detroyer, Melissa Arft, Nichole Delaconchanazario and Melissa Lawyer are among the Lady Bulldogs players.PoincianaDaniel Habel returns as the Eagles boys coach. Among the returning players is senior Cristian Ramos. Ryans Calmont is back as the girls coach. The Lady Eagles are led by returning seniors Estelle Esperance and Gabrielle Rodriguez.New DimensionsCoach John Timmermans boys squad includes senior Sebastian S antaella, Shan e Garcia, Abimael Carvalho, Brandon Giron, Jaylen Ortiz, John Moncayo, Junau Francois and Jesus Hernandez. Blaine Bess coaches the Lady Tigers. He believes Andrea Giron and Natalie Hurtado will lead the girls squad to success in District A-5.SoccerContinued from page A-8 By Rick Pedone Sports Editor Six teams from Osceola County plus several individuals advanced to the regional cross country meets today. Four teams qualified for the 3A-2 regional at Lecanto. St. Cloud (74) placed second in the girls race. Osceola (113) was fourth. Osceolas boys (84) were third in the boys race. Celebration (4th, 123) also advanced. Poincianas boys qualified for the 2A-2 regional. Karissa Solorzano (20:04) was third to lead the Lady Bulldogs. Kristin Detroyer (6th, 20:32), Rebecca Davis (14th, 21:42), Grace Miller (22nd, 22:19), Devin Montalvo (29th, 23:07) and Taylor Wassum (36th, 23:51) all competed for St. Cloud. Osceola was led by Chantal Crockett (16th, 21:43). Keilah Vicari (18th, 22:13), Destiny Merckling (19th, 22:14), Brittany Gomez (25th, 22:57) and Melanie Agosto (36th, 23:40) all scored for the Lady Kowboys. Celebrations Christine Infantolino (13th, 21:03) qualified as an individual. Osceolas boys were paced by Frank Garcia (3rd, 16:48), followed by Fox Baldw in (11th, 17:28), E dwin Estrella (17th, 17:43), Cody Dana (20th, 17:45) and Ariel Dominguez (33rd, 18:29). 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Saturday, November 10, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page B1 The future is almost here. Thirty years ago, director Ridley Scotts dark, decaying Los Angeles was still a long way off 2019 to be exact. His future world, is practically the present. You can step into his future with this really nice Blade Runner Blu-ray combo pack 30th anniversary digi-book from Warner Bros. This is an easy choice if you have a Blu-ray player, big screen TV and love science fiction. The visuals are still among the best of any science fiction film ever made, and are so much more so in Blu-ray. Available in a three-disc and four-disc set (the four disc version even includes a collectible Spinner car replica and Ultra Violet copy) Blade Runner is one of Harrison Fords most memorable roles. He plays retired police officer Rick Dekard, who has been hired to track down a group of replicants (bioengineered individuals) who are on Earth illegally. There have been seven different versions of this film released, and this Blu-ray release includes the 1992 Directors Cut and more importantly, The Final Cut version, the only version which director Scott had complete artistic control. Dark Shadows Halloween is over, but the dark shadows loom over your living room with these two campy classics, House of Dark Shadows and Night of Dark Shadows (Warner Bros. Home Entertainment) available for the first time in Blu-ray. Based on the phenomenally popular daytime gothic soap opera from the 1960s, both films follow the vampire format of the TV show, with Jonathan Frid starring as the most popular vampire of his era. House of Dark Shad-50 CENTS Sci-fi classic is available in 30th anniversary packageFollow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/icmovies Peter CovinoFilm Critic Section B Check out aroundosceola.com Blade Runner arrives on Blu-rayLIFESTYLESLIFESTYLES PIONEER DAYKISSIMMEE The Osceola County Historical Society will celebrate the grand opening of the Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum in conjunction with the 21st Annual Pioneer Day today. Festivities at the opening include self guided tours of the new History Museum (all day), gator wrestling (12:15 p.m.), Kids fishing on the creek with Terry Seagraves (11a.m.-3p.m.), food trucks, gator photos and meet one of the original Highwaymen, Al Black (all day). Then hop onto the free shuttle over to the Pioneer Village where you can dance or just sit back, relax and enjoy sounds of the mini folk festival BBQ, or make a craft with the kids. It is from 10 a.m.4 p.m. Parking will be available at 4155 W. Vine Street, Kissimmee, FL 34741. For more information visit the website at www.osceolahistory.org.ART MASTERSWALT DISNEY WORLD Famed Irish artist Graham Knuttel, known for his bold, stylized art works and celebrity following, will debut his sculpted wood-and-bronze flock of sheep at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant during the 37th Festival of the Masters this weekendat Downtown Disney Pleasure Island. The distinguished Dublin painter and sculptor will unveil his sheep sculptures, weighing about 100 pounds each and standing more than 3-and1/2-feet tall, Nov. 9 between 11 a.m. and noon on the Raglan Road patio. During the festival, Knuttel also will create an original acrylicon-canvas painting in front of festival passersby on the Raglan Road patio. Guests can bid on the artwork-in-progress during a silent auction as Knuttel paints between noon and 4 p.m. each day, and proceeds will be donated to the local Humane Society SPCA of Central Florida. Festival guests can visit Knuttels outdoor art display of limited-edition fine art prints of 12 of his popular paintings, with promotional pricing for purchases made during the festival weekend. Guests also can enter a sheep quiz drawing for a Knuttel limited-edition print. ICE! DISCOUNT CHARTY DAYKISSIMMEE A special ICE! price is available on Charity Preview Day, today. A portion of each adult ticket sold will be donated to the Education Foundation of Osceola County. Adult tickets are $15, and Children (ages 4 12) $8.99. (regularly priced tickets: Adults $29.99, Children $15.99). To order your discounted tickets, go to: http://www. ChristmasAtGaylordPalms.com/EducationOsceola. Gaylord Palms will also hold a coat drive during the event, collecting coats for The Kids Closet. JAZZOOMELBOURNE JAZZOO, an all-inclusive vibrant night of food, drink and music throughout the Brevard Zoo to benefit animal care at the zoo will be held tonight. Guests will be treated to their favorite dishes and decadent desserts from more than 18 of the areas most popular restaurants and caterers, a variety of tantalizing libations and live music in three distinct music venues. Florida Beer Company is providing beer for the open bars which will also be serving wine (liquor available at the open bars for those who have a VIP ticket). Participating vendors include A Taste of Thai Cuisine Restaurant, the Christian Culinarian, Continental Flamb, Creative Catering by the Farinas, Doubletree by Hilton Cocoa Beach 3 Wishes Restaurant, Flour and Spice Boutique, Green Turtle Market, Matts Casbah Catering, Merri Cakes, Natures Table Suntree, Pita Pit, RendezVous Restaurant and Lounge by Holiday Inn Viera, River Rocks Restaurant, The Melting Pot Melbourne, The Soup Shop, TooJays Gourmet Deli, Two Chicks and a Pot and UNO Chicago Grill, and. Other JAZZOO partners include Space Coast Business and LEAD Brevard. Advance General Admission tickets are $50 and include unlimited food, entertainment, beer and wine. Advance VIP tickets are $75 and includes 30-minute early admission (6:30 p.m.), See DVDs, page B-3Veterans are the stars and guests this weekend Warner Bros. See Vets, page B-3Putting on Your DVDs See Sun Spots, page B-3 On Stage Star-spangled tribute on tap at Osceola school Once again the Osceola County School For The Arts takes to the stage to honor the men and women who served and currently serve our country. Held annually, students from nearly every performing arts department come together to perform a U.S.O style show called an American Evening. Choral students, band students, dance and drama students will be performing numbers from the days of big bands and jazz to contemporary pieces that will transport you through the decades. This star spangled show will also include a salute to all branches of our armed services and patriotic songs. Current and retired veterans or anyone in military uniform are admitted free of charge. Regular admittance is $7 for seniors and students, $10 for adults. The show will be held at the Osceola County School For The Arts campus on Monday, November 12 at 7 p.m. Come by, enjoy the show and help honor those that serve our country. Big Band Fall Concert The Osceola Center for the Arts presens the Big Band Fall Concert, today at 2 p.m. Songs include Jersey Bounce, Take the A Train & more Tickets are $10 general admission. Call 407-846-6257 for information. American Evening is a U.S.O.-styled show at county School For the Arts November 10, 2012Blade Runners Blu-ray debut features a multidisc set including several versions of the classic science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott. If you havent checked out Marlows Tavern, the new restaurant at Pointe Orlando, the restaurant has a week of specials on tap this week for its grand opening including a free appetizer for veterans and active military for Veterans Day (today, with valid ID. Other events include Marlows will donate 20 percent of your total lunch bill to Second Harvest Food Bank Monday. For more information about Marlows go to www.marlowstavern.com. Vintage aircrafts and tours are some of the features of Fantasy of Flight.Fantasy of Flight hosts a V eterans Day Salute with free admission, special programs American military heroes will not only get special recognition during the two-day Veterans Day Salute: A Celebration of Service coming up this weekend at Fantasy of Flight, but some who have fascinating personal stories will share those tales during a weekend of living history. As an extension of the Central Florida aviation-themed attractions highly popular 2012 Legends & Legacies Symposium Series, the Veterans Day Salute will feature sights and sounds from World War II and Vietnam: five veterans who served in those wars sharing their stories, along with a close-up look at five military aircraft from those conflicts in flight. This program is an encore presentation in the series that features veterans who interact with guests in open-forum/question-and-answer sessions, followed by meet-andgreet/autograph-signing sessions. Fantasy of Flight is offering free
Page B2, Attractions Space Shuttle Atlantis is now at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to begin its new mission as the dramatically displayed centerpiece of a $100 million exhibit scheduled to open in July 2013. Atlantis completed its historic final journey the last of any of NASAs space shuttles with NASA officials and thousands of visitor complex guests looking on. A parade of more than 30 former astronauts joined the orbiter for the final leg of the trip from Kennedy Space Center before it parked in front of the remaining open wall of the 90,000-square-foot exhibit building that has been under construction since January. Atlantis will be moved into the building and raised 36 feet off the ground over the next month. The complex operation will include rotating the shuttle about 43 degrees so that it will be showcased on an angle as if it were in space only as the astronauts from its 33 missions have had a chance to see it. When it is displayed, its payload bay doors will be open and the Canadarm (robotic arm) extended. We think visitors to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will be awed and inspired by how they will see and experience Atlantis, said Bill Moore, chief operating officer of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Complementing Atlantis will be more than 60 interactive, immersive exhibits about the entire shuttle program including its key role with the International Space Station and the Hubble Telescope, and how it paved the way for todays new space programs. Along with our authentic 363-footlong Apollo/Saturn V rocket, countless other unique space artifacts, the Shuttle Launch Experience and everything to see at a working space port, Atlantis makes the visitor complex the best place to experience, learn about and be inspired by mankinds greatest adventure, Moore said. Beginning Saturday and continuing through Nov. 11, visitors to the visitor complex will have a limited opportunity to Sneak-a-Peek at Space Shuttle Atlantis inside its new home as part of regular admission. Construction will pause on weekends and weekday afternoons to allow visitors to have an up-close and personal look at Atlantis. A Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex tour guide will escort guests through the construction zone, provide information about the orbiters new home, and allow guests to take pictures and pose within the secured area. Work will begin to enclose Atlantis in the exhibit building by completing construction of the final wall, which is expected by mid-December. Atlantis will be encapsulated in a protective wrap before that work begins. Atlantiss daylong, 10mile trip from Kennedy Space Centers Vehicle Assembly Building aboard NASAs 76-wheel Orbiter Transportation System featured stops for a signing ceremony at NASAs Kennedy Space Center headquarters and guest viewing opportunities at Space Floridas Exploration Park and later as it entered the visitor complex. During the Atlantis ceremony, Moore thanked NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Kennedy Space Center Director Robert Cabana and pledged that the visitor complex would be a great steward of NASAs orbiter in displaying it for the public for generations. Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts has operated Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for NASA since 1995. The exhibit building is being designed by PGAV Destinations, architects headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., and being constructed by Whiting-Turner Contracting Company in Orlando. The six-story exhibit is being built adjacent to the existing Shuttle Launch Experience. A work of art in itself, the exterior of the Atlantis exhibit features two sweeping architectural elements, or wings representing the space shuttles launch and return. The outer layer of the building, which is being cloaked in iridescent hues of orange and gold, represents the fiery-glow of re-entry. The taller, internal wing of the building is being covered in a shimmering tile pattern in varying tones of gray designed to represent the tiled underside of the orbiter. At the entrance to the Atlantis exhibit, guests will be greeted by a full-size, upright, replica external tank and two solid rocket boosters, expected to be installed in the coming months. On the opposite side of the tank and booster assembly, a silhouette of the orbiter is attached to show guests its exact size and placement. The 184-foot-tall space shuttle stack will give visitors a true sense of the massive size and awesome power used to thrust the shuttle into low-earth orbit, however, they will have to travel a little further and wait a few more moments to get up close to the real thing the actual orbiter, Atlantis. About Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex opens daily at 9 a.m. Closing times vary by season. Admission includes the Kennedy Space Center Tour, Shuttle Launch Experience, 3D IMAX space films, Astronaut Encounter, Exploration Space: Explorers Wanted and all exhibits. Admission also includes the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame, featuring historic spacecraft and the worlds largest collection of personal astronaut memorabilia, open from noon until 6:00 p.m. daily. Admission is $50 + tax for adults and $40 + tax for children ages 3-11. The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Commanders Club Annual Pass is $63 + tax for adults and $53 + tax for children ages 3-11. For more information, call 877-313-2610 or visit www. KennedySpaceCenter.com. Cole Circus Here comes the circus. The Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars, the worlds largest circus under the big top, comes to Wickham Park in Melbourne, Nov. 12-14. This is the 128th edition of the Cole Bros. Circus which includes headliners Asian elephants, Judit and Juergen Nergers Splendid Tigers, and Abuhadbas Dressed for Success French Poodles. Romanias Cretu Family, with extraordinary springboard gymnastics and a Russian Barre routine, also headline this years show, Lana & Company, from Kazakhstan, add their magical touch to the circus with Quick Change and Grand Scale Illusions. Suspended by their locks, Hair-ial Artists Wendy and Petya rise to the heights of the hippodrome. Daredevil turns include the Globe of Death, El Pendulo Loco and The Human Cannonball, who bursts from the barrel of The Worlds Largest Cannon at 5g velocity. Masters of mirth, members of The Bermudez Troupe are the circus clowns. Hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Melbourne, performances for the show are at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. all three days. Advance tickets are on sale at www.tickets.com. Free tickets for children under 13 are available at www. gotothecircus.com. Atlantis will be centerpiece at new $100 million exhibit at KSC The shuttle has landed Atlantis is at its new homeAn artists rendition of what the Atlantis exhibition will look like when it opens at the Kennedy Space Center in 2013. 110812.TNG
Saturday, November 10, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page B3 ows features Frid as Barnabas Collins, hoping to become normal via a series of injections so he can marry his human bride. The sequel, Night of Dark Shadows, centers on Quentin Collins (David Selby) and his new bride (Kate Jackson). There are no vampires about in the sequel, but Quentin soon begins having visions after he and his wife settle in at Collinwood. It is retro fun, especially for fans of the old TV show. Moonrise Kingdom If you missed Moonrise Kingdom (Universal) during its short theatrical run, here is your chance to view this bit of cinema joy on the small screen with its debut on Blu-ray/DVD. This quirky view of first love by Wes Anderson (Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums) follows two 12-year-olds who fall in a love, make a pact and run away into the woods in coastal New England during the summer of 1965. Despite its low-budget appeal, Moonrise Kingdom boasts an all-star ensemble that includes Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton and Jason Swartzman and newcomers Jarad Gilman and Kara Hayward as the youngsters. Bonus features on the Blu-ray include the features Welcome to the Island of New Penzance, a guided tour of the location shots of the film with the cast; a set tour with Bill Murray and maybe most importantly for fans, an Ultraviolet copy of the film to watch Moonrise Kingdom on your smartphone, tablet and other portable devices. Eddies Father Moonrise Kingdom is set in the 1960s, but The Courtship of Eddies Father Season Two (1970) is really from that era. One of the best loved family shows of that era, season two continues the story of young Eddie (Brandon Cruz) and his widowed dad Tom (Bill Bixby) and their nearly ideal father and son relationship. The story generally focused on Eddies pursuit and finding a mom and wife for his dad, but frequently it veered to topics of the day, like womens liberation, etc. Season two featured some familiar faces as well, including a young Jodie Foster in a recurring role, as well as The Waltons Will Geer as Eddies grandfathe r and Suzanne Pleshette as one of those possible mates for dad. The Courtship of Eddies Father is a Warner Archive Collection release and is available via the website www.WarnerArchive. com. admission both days to all veterans with valid military ID, while the special Veterans Day Salute festivities are included with regular admission for the general public and for annual pass holders. Fantasy of Flight is one of the only attractions in the country to play host to legendary WWII and Vietnam War heroes as they share their compelling personal accounts, as well as their family members and descendants, who are able to offer their own unique perspectives. Among those who will tell their personal stories of triumph at the Veterans Day Salute program is Rudy Froeschle, who became a prisoner of war in September 1943 after his B-17 was shot down over, ironically, his fathers hometown of Stuttgart, Germany. He tried to fool his German captors into believing he actually was one of them, but the deception failed, and he was eventually imprisoned at Stalag Luft III near Frankfurt. Froeschles fascinating story includes a 10-day march after a camp evacuation in January 1945, during which he suffered severe frostbite, before his eventual liberation that April. After Froeschles morning presentation on Saturday, Nov. 10, the afternoon belongs to D-Day warriors Sgt. Virgil Myers and Sgt. Teddy Fisk. Myers had 210 days of continual front line infantry combat time as a sergeant responsible for the Mortar Section while Fisk, a member of the U.S. Army Air Corps/Air Force ground service unit, helped build fighter bases just behind the advancing infantry divisions. On the afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 11, Vietnam veterans Lt. Col. Morris Schallenberger and retired Air Force veteran Rick Julian will continue the two-day symposium. Schallenberger, with the 245th Surveillance Airplane Company, will relate tales of his night missions in 1967 and 1968 p iloting OV-1B (Mohawk) aircraft along the Ho Chi Minh Trail and the demilitarized zone (DMZ), missions that were directed to spot enemy convoys and alert U.S. air and ground troops. Julian, meanwhile, was a military dog trainer who retired after a 25-year career that included an assignment at Vietnams Cam Ranh Bay Air Base, where he was kennel master for the largest military dog section in the world. Also scheduled to appear during the weekend is Donaldean Donna Hooker, an original Rosie the Riveter who will present live riveting demonstrations. Military aircraft that will be on display and in flight for guests to admire as part of the weekend include the North American P-51C and P-51D, North American AT-6, Grumman Wildcat and Grumman Duck. The Veterans Day Salute: A Celebration of Service takes place during regular Fantasy of Flight hours Nov. 10 and 11, which are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. unlimited food, entertainment, beer, wine and liquor, preferred parking and a memento photo. For more information about Jazzoo, visit BrevardZoo.org CRANE S ROOS T SUNSE T CINEMAALTAMONTE SPRINGS Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy a free, family friendly movie under the stars. Todays movie at Cranes Roost Park (free) is Puss in Boots starring the voices of Antonio Banderas, Zach Galifianakis and Salma Hayek.ART, CRAFTS AND WINE FES TALTAMONTE SPRINGS Cranes Roost Park hosts a twoday festival with more than 100 crafters plus a wine stroll, Nov. 17-18. The craft show is from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and the 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The wine stroll is 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. You can purchase wine tickets at www. aacwf.com.LAKERIDG E WIN ECLERMONT Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards will host their 22nd Annual Holiday Open House on this weekend This outdoor event will feature live music, an arts & craft show, and awardwinning Lakeridge Wines. The event will be held 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.HARVES T FESTIVALWINTER PARK The third annual Winter Park Harvest Festival returns to Central Park Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Throughout the day, a local producer-only market in Central Parks West Meadow will offer festival-goers the chance to gather up all the ingredients to create a completely local Thanksgiving meal. Other events include the Chipotle kids corner activities, live folk music, cooking demonstrations, health and homesteading seminars, and do-it-yourself gardening sessions.TO KILL A MO CKINGBIRDThe classic 1960s film, To Kill a Mockingbir d 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.FE STIVAL 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. comTHINK SNOWWINTER PARK Beginning Friday, Nov. 16 through Sunday, Jan. 6, the city of Winter Park will once again host Winter in the Park, the 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.VetsContinued from page B-1DVDsContinued from page B-1 Sun SpotsContinued from page B-1 110312.SNG 110812.TNG
Page B4, Whats new?BVL music programDo you have a desire to learn to sing or play the piano and not break your wallet? For $7, you can have a half hour lesson in either voice and piano every Wednesday between 4 and 5 p.m. Join Trevor Flowers at the Robert Guevara Community Center at 501 Florida Parkway, Kissimmee. For more information, call Flowers at 407-455-4453Golf scrambleThe St. Cloud Professional Firefighters local 4153 will host its third annual golf scramble Saturday, Nov. 24 at Kissimmee Bay Country Club, 2801 Kissimmee Bay Blvd., Kissimmee. There is a $60 registration fee. It starts at 8 a.m., cash only. Tee off is at 9 a.m. Proceeds will go to local charities. For more information, contact Mike Palmer at m.palmer4153@ yahoo.com.Holiday bazaarAn annual fall holiday bazaar sponsored by the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church Council of Catholic Women, 1603 N. Thacker Ave., Kissimmee, will be Saturday, Nov. 17, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will be many items available. For more information, call 407847-2500.Health fairThe Center for Drug Free Living of Osceola County is holding it 11th annual Community Day today for residents in the Kissimmee Homes area, 2188 McLaren Circle, Kissimmee, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is designed to educate residents, children and adults about the dangers of a poor diet, drugs, alcohol abuse and violence. There will be a free lunch, HIV testing, glucose testing and blood pressure checks.Footprints in the ParkFunspot USA, Kissimmee, is hosting Footprints in the Park Sunday, Nov. 18, from noon to 5 p.m. Its a fundraiser to help abused and needy children. There will be a number of exhibitors and rides and games. There also will be a Walk Together Pet Parade, blessing of the animals and a silent auction. Anyone who wants to donate, volunteer or set up a booth can email Lori Corbett at loriprojec email@example.com or Amber Mixon at firstname.lastname@example.org.St. Cloud police Ital ian dinnerThe St. Cloud Police Departments Relay For Life team is hosting an Ital ian dinner Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the St., Cloud Police Depart ment Community Room. There will be spaghetti and meatballs, bread and dessert (take-out available). Cost is $5 per person or $25 for six.LEAD programThe LEAD Adult Degree Program at Florida Christian College invites you to join it Thursday, Nov. 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. for an open house. Prospective students will learn about the programs offered as well as have the opportunity to tour the campus and meet with an admissions repre sentative. For more information call 407569-1171 or go to www.FCC.edu.Heel and Toe Square Dance Club Come and dance with the Heel and Toe Western Square Dance Club Monday nights at The Annex, 702 Indiana Ave., St. Cloud. Admission is $5 per person. Dances begin at 7 p.m. Traditional square dance attire is optional. The caller is nationally-known call er Bill Boyd, editor and publisher of Bow and Swing magazine. Call Paul and Ellen at 407-931-1688 (home) or 407-319-0790 (cell) for more information. St. Cloud Womans Club meetingThe St. Cloud Womans Club meeting will be Wednesday due to Thanksgiving. English country danc ing will be Steve Kehrs presentation for members and anyone interested in membership. Monthly meetings are on the third Wednesday, September through May, at 1:30 p.m. The clubhouse is at 1012 Massachusetts Ave. next to the Heritage Museum where mem bers can volunteer. For more information regarding the club, contact club President, Jean Witherington at 407-957-4347. For information about the muse um, contact Lucille McClure, curator, at 407-957-7587. The Friends Who Care Club of Osceola CountyThe Friends Who Care Club of Osceola County will host an after noon delight benefit to the Hard Rock Casino in Tampa Wednesday, Dec. 5, for the public to enjoy. The club raises funds annually to support The American Cancer Soci etys efforts in research. On Dec. 5, a bus tip to the casino will be provided with an 11:45 a.m. pick up at the Dyer Blvd. Publix; 12:15 p.m. at Partin Settlement Road, St. Cloud; and 12:45 p.m. at Senior Friends building, Kissimmee. Cost is $25 per person and includes transportation, $25 free play and a $5 meal voucher. Included at the casino will be drawings for cash and prizes. Guests can enjoy the casino from 2 to 7 p.m. and return by 8:30 p.m. For reservations or additional information, call Irene at 407-7385300. Raising Hope Relay For Life fundraiserRaising Hope will host a St. Cloud Relay For Life fundraiser every Thursday at 7 p.m. at the St. Cloud Senior Center, 3101 17th St. St. Cloud. A 50/50 drawing will be held each Thursday with the proceeds going to the 2013 American Cancer Society St. Cloud Relay For Life that is being held at St. Cloud High School starting 2 p.m. April 27-28. Contact Rhonda Ducker at 407957-8980 for more information.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 Famil iarization 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 Court side 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 Kis simmee. For more information, call Anne at 407-933-1100 or Jackie at 407348-8078.St. Cloud Senior Cen ter 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. Contestants must 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. 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 407-870-5464Elvis 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 sub ject 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 Golfing for a good cause There 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.Hawaiian kingCOMMUNITYCOMMUNITY Take me home See Community, page B-5 Whats happening?
Saturday, November 10, 2012 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page B5 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 informa tion.GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays seminar scheduled GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays is a helpful, encour aging seminar for people fac ing 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 prac tical suggestions and reassur ance through video interviews with counselors, grief experts and people who have experi enced the holidays after their loved ones death. Topics to be discussed include Why the Holidays Are Tough, What to Expect, How to Man age Relationships and Holi day Socials and Using the Holidays to Help You Heal. Those who attend will receive a free booklet with over 30 daily readings providing addi tional insights and ideas on holiday survival. For more information, call Nancy Boss at 407-8731067. St. Cloud Pave ment 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 407791-3296 or mcitation525@ aol.com or Facebook under St. Cloud Pavement Pound ers.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 tourna ment 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 located at 1019 Pennsylvania Ave., St. Cloud Friends Who Care The Friends Who Care Club meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the St. Cloud Senior Cen ter. Members have started their annual fundraising cam paign on behalf of the Ameri can Cancer Society. A holiday basket special drawing will be in November, including a jewelry sale, cook ie 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 des sert. 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 infor mation, contact Bruce Simp son at 407-557-4070. OSCAR ToastmastersOSCAR Toastmasters meets every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Osceola County Realtors Associa tion 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 Chap ter 4001 meets the fourth Mon day at the St. Cloud Senior Center, September through May at 12:30 p.m. Bring a pot luck 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 Sat urday 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, mem bers should contribute. The topics covered will be information on vegetable plants, flowers, shrubs and trees. There also will be exhib its 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 Confed erate Rose is an independent support group to the Sons of Confederate Veterans and local camps thereof. It is non profit, nonracial, nonpolitical and nonsectarian. Confederate ancestry is not required for membership. It assists SCV with its his torical, educational, benevo lent and social functions. Spe cial 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 Vet erans Memorial Library, Bar bara Thornton Room, in St. Cloud. For more informa tion, 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 fami lies and friends. It meets every Monday eve ning at the Veterans Memo rial 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. NAACP On 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, Kis simmee. Come trade, sell and meet other stamp col lectors. New members are welcome and needed to keep the club going. For more information, call Charles Frazer at 407-2014192. Shop, dine, stroll Downtown St. Cloud is alive from 5-9 p.m. on the third Friday evening of every month. Enjoy restaurants, bou tiques 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 Associa tion (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. Coming Next Saturday, in the... Lock Haven Baptist Church14246 Boggy Creek Road Orlando, FL 32824 (407) 851-5420 LANE STOCKTON, PAs S TOR SCHEDULE 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. 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Request forms should be updated every year.E-Mail Address 111012.SNG And Cremation Services rfntbbt btf C f www.conradandthompson.com NEW HORIZON FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATION NH Michael Morales Licensed Funeral Director / Owner821 13th Street, Saint Cloud, FL 34769 (Next door to Hershey Florist)407-891-2300www.newhorizonfuneralchapel.com Future Use ObituariesFor daily obituaries and services please visit our Website: www.aroundosceola.comJOHNSON, WILLIAMHANSELWilliam Hansel Billy Johnson, 83 of Kissimmee passed away Monday, November 5, 2012. A member of a Pioneer Osceola County Ranching family, he was born in Kissimmee the son of Hansel and Ollie Mae Lee Johnson and was a life long resident. He was a rancher and a retired Rural U.S. Postal Service employee, a Veteran of the United States Army and was a Baptist by faith. He was also a member of the Orange Blossom Lodge # 80, F. & A.M., Kissimmee, a long time member of the Silver Spurs Club serving as Big Boss in 1973 and was awarded the Life Time Achievement Award as a Coca Cola Cowboy, and also a member of the Florida and Osceola County Cattlemens Associations. Billy is survived by his loving wife, Joyce Ann Johnson of Kissimmee; daughter: Clarine Huet of Kissimmee; 2 step daughters: Denie Seagle of St. Cloud and Brook Thompson of Kissimmee; 8 grandchildren; Cole Carter, Carson Wells, Jana Huet, Jarrett Griffin, Tr evor Erskine, Kaki Metcalfe, Blair Metcalfe and Hillary Metcalfe. Billy was preceded in death by his parents and son, William H. Johnson Jr. The family r eceived friends on Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P. M. at Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home. A graveside service to celebrate the life of William Hansel Billy Johnson was held on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 2:30 P.M. at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Kissimmee with Reverend Tim Wilder of the First Baptist Church of Kissimmee officiating. The Johnson Family is being cared for by: Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home, 511 Emmett Street, Kissimmee, Florida 34741. 407-847-3188www.conradandthompson.com 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 Cam era Club invites anyone interested in taking photographs and having a good time to attend the clubs twice-month ly 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 Con servative Spirit of Republican Gun Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the 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 coun seling at the following locations on Medicare, Medigap/ HMO, Medicaid, prescription drug plans, and long-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. ation Center, 700 Generation Point, Kissimmee, 407-8468532, from 10 a.m. to noon the first and third Tuesday of every month. 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. ter, 3101 17th Street, St. Cloud, 407-957-7392, 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 part ner 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 Republi can 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 Republi can PartyThe Osceola Republican 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 Min istry 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 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 pro grams, 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 pot luck 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, con tact Linder Snider, volunteer program 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.CommunityContinued from Page B-5
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