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ROXANNE BROWN | Staff Writerroxannebrown@dailycommercial.comI ts a clich, but when it comes to gas prices, a pen ny saved is a penny earned. And with the cost of gasoline falling, paying close attention to ever changing prices make sense for motorists in Lake and Sumter counties. Every little bit helps, said Clermont resident Cecilia Rivera, adding she always checks prices posted at gas stations and convenience stores while driving. Rivera said in the past week alone, she has noticed a signicant drop in gas prices coming down from the $3.20 to $3.25 a gallon range, down to the current $3.12 $3.16 range. Rivera admitted to bypassing several stations, including one selling unleaded gasoline for $3.15 a gallon, to stop at the Cumberland Farms on the corner of U.S. Highway 27 and Hooks Street, which was selling it for $3.14. I try and nd the best price possible, since Im always going back and forth from Four Corners, where I live, to Blessed Sacrament, my church in downtown Clermont, she said. Its a nice little stretch from Four Corners to Cler mont. All over Lake and Sumter counties, the price of gasoline has dropped in the past few weeks. One Leesburg man said he thought hed seen a station with gas for $3.10 per gallon, but could not recall where. On Wednesday, the lowest gas prices in the area were $3.19 a gallon at the Sunoco station at West Main Street and North 12th Street in Leesburg; $3.22 at the Shell station rfnttbnntttbf WE CAN GET YOU RIDING A NEW OR PRE-OWNED HARLEY-DAVIDSONTODAY!JUST IN TIME FOR BIKETOBERFEST. STOP IN TO SEE US! Phone: 352-326-2623LEARN TO RIDE!Join us at Beef 'O' Brady's WEDNESDAY BIKE NIGHTS! NOVEMBER 2 VETERANS RIDE & SALUTECall or Sign up onlineEVERYONE IS INVITED TO EVENT SEE PAGE B4 REMEMBER WHEN | B1SPORTS:Former MVA hoops star dies at age 25 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2013 www.southlakepress.com 50 NEWST AND INSIDECLASSIFIED B9 CROSSWORDS B2 DEATHS A13 REAL ESTATE C1 REMEMBER WHEN B1 SPORTS B4 VOICES A4WORD ON THE STREE T A2SOUTH LAKE PRESSV OLUME 98, NO. 42 3 SECTIOn N S 2008, HALIFAX Media Group All rights reservedwww. southlakepress.com PRSRT-STD U.S. Postage Paid Clermont, FL Permit #280 Postal Customer Clermont, FL 34711 presort standard mail Clermont, FL Permit No. 280U.S. POSTAGE PAID ROXANNE BROWN / DAILY COMMERCIAL Cecilia Rivera lls her gas tank at the Cumberland Farms store in Clermont where the price per gallon was $3.14, the cheapest she said she could nd. ROXANNE BROWN | Staff Writerroxannebrown@dailycommercial.comNot everybody is breathing a sigh of relief about an enhanced non-smoking policy to be imple mented in a few weeks at South Lake Hospital in Clermont. Although the existing 1,100 employees will be grandfathered in under the new tobacco-free hiring policy starting Nov. 1, all new job appli cants will have a cotinine test added to the drugscreening process needed to secure employment at the 122-bed hospital, South Lake Home Health, LiveWell Fitness Center, National Training Center, South Lake Endoscopy Center, South Lake Outpa tient Surgery Center and the South Lake Hospital Outpatient Center in Four Corners. The cotinine test detects the presence of nic otine from all forms of tobacco. It can deter mine whether an individual is a primary tobac co user or is being exposed to tobacco through ROXANNE BROWN | Staff Writerroxannebrown@dailycommercial.comLooking to hire a new city manager and a hand ful of department heads, Groveland ofcials need to bury the hatchet and start working together for the betterment of the city, an outside advisor says. This wonderful community, with this oh so bright future, ... (is) being imperiled by what I feel is totally unnecessary, totally unjustied mistrust between council, former city manager, and city staff that has progressed, frankly, to the point that it is spiraling out of control, attorney Russell Hamilton has advised city council members. Staff ReportAn unidentied Miami com pany has paid $7.4 million for the Oakley Square Shopping Center in Clermont, a 30,214 square-foot plaza that includes the Robata Japanese Steakhouse and a Firehouse Subs. Half of the businesses at the property, 1500 Oakley Seaver Drive and also fronting State Road 50, are national tenants such as AT&T, Massage Envy and Mattress One. The property was listed two CLERMONTGas prices continue to fallCLERMONTSmokers need not apply at local hospitalCLERMONTShopping center sells for $7.4M PROVIDED PHOTO The Oakley Square Shopping Center in Clermont recently sold for $7.4 million.GROVELANDCouncil, staff told to bury the hatchetSEE CENTER | A2SEE GROVELAND | A5SEE GAS | A3SEE SMOKING | A3
A2 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Lake Community Action Agency, Inc.Celebrating 47 Years of Service 1966-201347th Annual Board of Directors Dinner Meeting & Scholarship Fundraiser Eustis Community Center, Eustis601 North Shore Drive, Eustis, FLFor Information or to RSVP Call (352)357-7070 or (352) 357-5550The Event is Open to the Public and a Donation of $25/person is Being Requested Orange County School Board Member District 5 The Lake Community Action Agency, Inc. is asking for support from any community organization that is interested in building partnerships that will Help People Help Themselves as they strive to become self-sufficient. So, come join the Lake Community Action Agency as it strives to become the premier agency in building partnerships that provide professional services to the children and families of Lake County.Gold Sponsorship............................$500(One Full Student Scholarship) Silver Sponsorship............................$250(One Half Student Scholarship) Bronze Sponsorship........................$100(Starter Scholarship for One Student)All Proceeds Raised Will Be Used To Provide Scholarships To Former Lake Co. Head Start StudentsThank You for Helping People...Help Themselvessponsored by Your First ChoiceIn-Print & On-Line 352-394-8228Ron Becker, Director $675 CLERMONT Kings Ridge Royal Showcase set for Nov. 9My Three Sons will entertain guests with an old-fashioned bar bershop harmony at the Kings Ridge Royal Showcase at 7 / p.m., Nov. 9, in the Ballroom. Tickets are $25. Kings Ridge is at 1900 Kings Ridge Blvd., Clermont. For information and tickets, call 352-242-9653.CLERMONT Instrumental duo to perform at new community centerThe instrumental duo of Ray Belanger on hammered dulcimer and Lloyd Goldstein on double bass will be returning to Clermont from 4 to 6 / p.m., Sunday, with their unique blend of classical and folk music. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students under the age of 18, and may be purchased from members of the historical societys board or by calling Dodie King at 352-593-8496.WINDERMERE Church to host annual pumpkin patch eventWindermere Union Church preschool, 10710 Park Ridge-Gotha Road, just north of Windermere, will host their annual pumpkin patch from 9 / a.m. to 7 / p.m., today through Oct. 31, or as long as they have a supply of pumpkins. The church has a wide variety of sizes and prices for the pumpkins that will be available, and proceeds benet the preschool. For information, call 407-909-0464, or send an email to wucpreschool@ gmail.com.MASCOTTE Run For Your Life 4K domestic violence run setThe Run For Your Life 4K domestic violence run will take place at 8 / a.m., Saturday, at the Mascotte Civic Center, 121 N. Sunset Ave., Mascotte. Registration for the event is $15 and participants can enter online at www. runforyourlife4k.eventbrite.com. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the run is honoring survivors, rst responders, advocates and others to bring awareness to end domestic violence. Donations raised will benet the Haven of Lake and Sumter Counties Inc. and the Peace River Center for Domestic Violence Shelter in Polk County.WINTER GARDEN Alice Lost in Wonderland to be at Garden TheatreThe Garden Theatre announces the original world premiere of Beth Marshall Presents production of Alice Lost in Wonderland, written and directed by award-winning playwright Rob Winn Anderson with producing ar tistic direction by Beth Marshall, Friday through Nov. 3, at the Garden Theatre, 160 West Plant St., Winter Garden. Show times are at 8 / p.m., Fridays, 2 and 8 / p.m., Saturdays and at 2 / p.m., Sundays. Tickets are $25 for adults and $21 for seniors/students. The show contains mild drug and mental illness references, and mild language. For tickets, go to gardentheatre.org, or call 407-877-4736.CLERMONT Relay for Life kick off event set for South LakeThe American Cancer Society Relay For Life of South Lake/Cagan Crossings is hosting a kick off event at 6:30 / p.m., Oct. 24, at Live Well Fitness Center at South Lake Hospital. As the worlds largest grassroots fundraising program, the Relay For Life movement mobilizes friends, families, businesses, hospitals, schools, service organizations and faith-based groups to celebrate those who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and provide everyone an opportunity to ght back against the disease. For information, call the American Cancer Society at 352-326-9599, or go to RelayForLife.org. Area Briefs What South Lake residents are saying about ...SMOKINGDo you think that employers should base hiring decisions on whether applicants smoke cigarettes?I think everyone should have the right to decide whether to smoke or not for themselves. Its a per sonal choice and its noth ing illegal. There are doc tors, nurses and other people who work in the healthcare profession who smoke cigarettes. For a company to dictate wheth er or not someone can do it on their own time is al most discriminatory. STEVE JACKSON CLERMONT Smoking has been around for a long time. I dont think they (employ ers) should be telling peo ple that they cant smoke on their own time. LEE JACKSON CLERMONT Im not sure whether I agree with the new poli cy of the hospital, or any company, basing hiring decisions on whether a person smokes or not. I can see it from both sides. STEVE WARD CLERMONT I never have smoked in my life and I dont get close to people who do smoke because they are putting other peoples lives in dan ger. As far as an employer however, Its good in one way because statistics do show a lot of health haz ards to people from doing it, like cancer, but its still a personal choice. They cannot control what people do on their own time. Maybe if its a strong ad diction and its someone that wants to smoke all the time and its affecting them from doing their job. VILDAN NIGRO CLERMONT Word on theStreet Missing your South Lake Press? Call us. To request home delivery or to report a missed paper,call 787-0600 or toll-free at 877-702-0600. More information about circulation on Page A4 Staff ReportThe ninth annual Boo-Bash Halloween Party, sponsored by the South Lake Women of the Moose No. 1170, will be held at the Moose Lodge No. 6151 on Highway 27, Cl ermont from 6 to 9 / p .m., Oct. 27. It is open to all young people, ages 18 and older, who are challenged physically and/or mentally. Taking place will be a cos tume contest, hot dogs, piz za, soft drinks and DJ Kerry providing music. The event is free and guests are asked to bring a canned or boxed nonperishable food item to donate. Reservations are required, open to adults and chaper ones only. For reservations, send an email to biddlerosie@ aol.com, or call 352-348-1909 no later than Oct. 24.CLERMONT Boo-Bash Halloween Party set for Oct. 27 Staff ReportCagan Crossings Farmers Market will host the fth an nual pumpkin patch from 4 to 8 / p.m., Oct. 25, with ven dors featuring produce, food, arts, crafts, pumpkins for sale by local Boy Scouts troops, entertainment and fun things for the kids. Market vendors and mer chants will be passing out candy to the kids for safe trick or treating. Donate canned food items to benet a local food bank and receive a wristband to participate in the safe trick or treat. The market is at Cagan Town Center, Cagan Crossings Blvd., off U.S. Highway 27 in the four corners area of Clermont. Call 352-242-2444, extension 206 for details.CLERMONTCagan Crossings to host annual pumpkin patchweeks ago at $7.83 mil lion by Marcus & Mil lichap Real Estate Investment Services, which represented the seller, an investment fund from Bay Harbor Islands. The buyer is a limited liability compa ny from Miami, the real estate company stated. The property, devel oped in 2008, is across the street from South Lake Hospital and sees a trafc count of 45,000 vehicles a day, the real estate company stated. Other current tenants include The Vitamin Shoppe, Key Health Pharmacy and a CFE Credit Union. Ronnie Issenberg, Gabriel Britti, Jonathan Gerszberg and Roee Ben-Moshe of Mar cus & Millichaps Miami ofce represented the seller, while all but Gerszberg represented the buyer. CENTER FROM PAGE A1
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS A3 at U.S. 441 and Kurt Street in Eustis; $3.23 at the Sunoco station at West Burleigh Boulevard and North Joanna Avenue in Tavares; $3.19 at the Citgo station at U.S. 19A and Eudora Road in Mount Dora; $3.11 at the Hess Station at U.S. Highway 27 and Margaux Drive in Clermont; and $3.23 at the Texaco station at State Road 44 and County Road 157 in Wildwood, according to GasBuddy.com. John Pore, a Tavares resident, said gas in Tavares is usually more expensive than anywhere else in Lake or Sumter counties. He has two part-time jobs, one in Clermont and the other in Orlando, and will usually ll up during one of these commutes. Rivera, however, extends a word of caution to drivers, suggesting they read the pricing signs carefully, because some stations post cash only prices. At rst glance, she said, many people dont notice the clause until after theyve pulled out their credit and debit cards. Clermonts Woody Lawson, who normally gets gas at BP, said he is enjoying the lower gas prices for now, but is skeptical that they will stick around long. On Oct. 8, Lawson stopped at the Citrus Tower BP in Clermont to ll three gas cans with gas for his lawn equipment. Gas prices have really dropped in the last four weeks, which is pretty good, he said. I think theyve lowered the prices because of the federal government shut down. But it wont last. They always go back up. But not any time soon, said Jessica Brady, a spokeswoman for AAA in Tampa, who predicts prices likely will continue to inch lower through the end of the year, barring a hurricane or tropical storm that disrupts U.S. gasoline production or a signicant are-up of tensions in the Middle East. By Halloween, if trends continue as they are, you could see prices fall another 10 to 12 cents, she said.The Daytona Beach NewsJournal contributed material to this report. The News-Journal and The Daily Commercial and members of the Halifax Media Group. GAS FROM PAGE A1 second-hand smoke. We are committed to being the leaders in the South Lake County community in preventative care and wellness, and this new tobacco-free hiring policy reinforces that com mitment, said John Moore, South Lake Hospitals president. Our team members should be setting the example of good health be haviors for our patients, visitors, tness center members and in our community as a whole. Some people, though, are a little concerned about the hospital dictating what employees can or cannot do on their time off. Steve Ward, a longtime Clermont resi dent who said he ex ercises at the LiveWell training facility, is not sure whether he agrees with the new policy or not. Staffers and visi tors already are forbid den from smoking on the premises, which he said everyone seems to have gotten used to. As far as whether a person smokes or not, I can see it from both sides, Ward said. I can see where an employ er would want to have employees who dont smoke, because of the health benets of it, but whats next? As a former smoker, I can also empathize with those who smoke, because if you show up for work on time, do your job well, get along with others and are a good employee overall, is it okay to have some one tell you cant smoke on your own time? Hospital spokeswoman Kim Couch said the new policy is an ex tension of a 2007 policy making the LiveWell campus smoke free. Current staffers who use tobacco products are being provided with tools and incentives to make quitting easier, including access to a free smoking-cessation course also open to anyone in the community held throughout the year on Mondays at the Live Well Fitness Center next to the hos pital. SMOKING FROM PAGE A1
A4 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, October 16, 2013The so-called public input meeting that Fruitland Park city ofcials held Sept. 19 to gauge response to a Villages expansion into the city limits was the rst public input meeting I have ever attended at which the public was procedurally silenced. Fruitland Park planners and commissioners and The Villages developers were given their time at the podium. What the Daily Commercial reporter interpreted as the standing room only crowd applauding each presentation (Sept. 21) I interpreted, from within the disgruntled crowd itself, as polite applause while they awaited a turn at the podium. Alas, the public did not get its turn. Instead, the meeting was suddenly over and the crowd was told to ll out comment cards which could be dropped off with the mayor or any commissioner, who were located at tables around the room. In an earlier Daily Commer cial article, Mayor Chris Bell said that after the presentations, commissioners would be available to eld questions from constituents, then reconvene at the dais to respond to many of those questions. That reconvening never happened. Our written comments were collected and we were free to go. Translation: The Villages of Fruitland Park is a done deal and city commissioners will not allow dissension reported in the media. If anyone in the media asks to see the comment cards, city ofcials will reply, We dont have commenters permission to release that information. The public is again silenced. If the public had been allowed to speak publicly at this public meeting, it would have been a different meeting entirely. Ethics and accountability were sadly lacking. 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LETTER of the WEEK City meeting was confusingRight to vote must be preservedThe United States Constitution doesnt mean much if we the people allow the Republican Party and the Supreme Court to take away the right to vote for millions of Americans. They offer (lame) excuses, but in reality there is no legitimate excuse whatsoever! CARL A. FERGUSON | LeesburgCriticism of letter writer unwarrantedI nd it highly unprofessional of The Daily Commer cial to print a direct personal attack on Marvin Jacobson in the Voices section. Jacobson is one of the minor ity of writers in Voices that present important new ideas and backs up his claims with facts. Disagreement with his ideas can be expected by those with opposing ideas. Personal attacks should not be printed. It is ironic that the attack letter directly follows a guest column by Sonny Heninger. Sonny comes through as he always does with another I hate President Obama piece. Its interesting that he discredits his case in his rst sentence when he says that President Obama was elected by 50.3 percent of the people. Thats a major ity, Sonny. The last Republican president we had didnt get a majority. He had to have the Supreme Court help him to get the job. When I read Heningers column I thought The C ommercial had made a mistake and printed a previous column for the second time. Im sure Id seen everything in it in a previous Heninger column. Cmon Commercial, lets eliminate the personal attacks. That wont get you a Pulitzer Prize. BILL LORSON | LeesburgReligious laws may change communityIslamic laws forbid erecting of a mosque on pig-soiled ground. If the time comes, and believe me, Leesburg, it will. If we plant a pig on their mosque site, it will halt construction. Pigs are plentiful here in central Florida and as long as I live I would be part of a pig planting. We are a laid-back, homestyle community, worshiping God is a big part of our life. An Islamic mosque would change that over night. Think about this Leesburg and central Florida. You have children and grandchildren who have to grow up here.SAM BIVINS | LeesburgBoard focuses on business, not studentsI applaud your opinion, Boards busing plan falls short, from Sept. 15. The major problem with the Lake County School Board is we keep electing people to the board that seem to want to represent and appease business interests over the interest of students, parents, teacher and volunteers to the education effort. The board has turned down proper funding opportunities so often that it is now far in the hole of red ink. It is scrambling to keep the tea party faithful happy to the detriment of education in Lake County. With the exception of Rosanne Brandeburg who has a stellar history in education, most others are pawns of business. This is like electing an Amish person to run your computer and technology department. The boards charge is to provide quality education for Lake County students. I am appalled that they have not done more to keep our students safe and provide for a quality education experience. Hint: When electing persons to the school board look for people who want to set policies that make education better. Reject those who want only to kill education. Money alone will not make everything better but lack of money is sure to doom it in Lake County. CHOICE EDWARDS | Clermont YOURVOICESLETTERS TO THE EDITOR Smokers would do themselves a favor by giving up the habit. And business es and local governments would serve their employees well by providing pro grams that may aid in cessation. Many organizations already restrict work place smoking with the aim of mitigating the habits harmful effects. But we believe South Lake Hospital in Clermont is taking this cam paign one step too far. All new job applicants will have to under go an additional layer of drug testing to qual ify for employment at the hospitals facilities. The new test measures the presence of nicotine in an applicants system and can determine whether that person is a primary tobacco user or is being exposed to tobacco through second-hand smoke. Hospital ofcials argue that their facilities cater to human healthy needs and the habit of smoking is counterproductive to that aim. We are committed to being the leaders in the South Lake County community in pre ventative care and wellness, and this new tobacco-free hiring policy reinforces that commitment, said John Moore, South Lake Hospitals president. On the surface, the policy appears sound and reasonable but a deeper examination reveals a slippery slope of intrusive policies delving into the distinctly private and per sonal habits of individuals. What would be the next unhealthy habits for the hospital to set its sights on? Obesity, alcohol consumption, a sedentary lifestyle? We understand that hospital ofcials may want to weigh the duciary aspects of equi table health insurance coverage in making employment decisions. But tying employ ment itself to what an applicant may do le gally during their free time is patently prob lematic. The hospital is helping current employees who smoke by providing programs, incentives and courses. And smokers denied em ployment may re-apply after 180 days. But preventing qualied applicants who do smoke from gainful employment is on a sociological level an unhealthy policy.Hospitals new smoking policy is a bad ideaOURVOICE
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS A5 presents...Lic# 5019096Saturday, October 19th 10:00 am to 2:00 pmPat Thomas Stadium240 Ball Park Rd., (Venetian Garden)Leesburg, FL 34748 Food & Merchandise Vendors program to help keep pets at home while patients are in hospice care.Save time! register online! www.Raceit.com or facebook.com/cornerstonehospice Minimum Donation of $15 includes T-shirt and Walk Registration*Please limit one dog per handler** Sponsored byLindas Pet Sitting, LLC Home Care Love & Attention 352-343-2777 Lake County Animal Services PetCostume Paradecategories Prizes for Each! HWY 27/441 2 miles from Hwy 27 787-4440 $300OFFREMANUFACTURED CARTSCash or check. Must present ad on purchase. Limited Time Offer See store for details. For the new city man ager, staff and coun cil members, you have to bury the hatchet, he said. Youve got to start working as a team. Im serious. After all, youre all on the same side. On the side of the city of Groveland. Hamilton, an attor ney from Post St. Luc ie, was hired on the ad vice of Groveland City Attorney Anita Gera ci-Carver after a seem ingly high turnover rate of top managers in the last three to four months. On exit inter views, some of these departing manager cited a hostile work envi ronment and council interference with dayto-day operations. Hamilton also was asked to investigate any potential city char ter violations sur rounding the duties of Mayor James Gearhart, Vice Mayor Tim Loucks and former City Man ager Sam Oppelaar. In written documents from staffers and Oppelaars own journal notes, concern was ex pressed about Gear hart and Loucks violating Floridas Sunshine Law by allegedly meet ing with a police ofcer to discuss upcoming council business. There also were accu sations of Gearhart and Loucks overstepping their boundaries, ranging from trying to get certain staffers red to telling others not to eat lunch at a certain res taurant. What Hamilton concluded, according to a report he shared after his approximate onemonth long probe, is that no laws were broken. However, he pointed out several shortcomings that need to be taken care of, and fast. Hamilton called out Gearhart and Loucks out for creating the perception of an usur pation of Oppelaars duties when they sug gested certain employ ees be red and in telling other staffers what to do. Hamilton also didnt like the tone of some the communications with staffers, which he said was not specic and more critical than corrective. After receiving Hamiltons report, Gearhart thanked Hamilton and moved on to the next agenda item. That action, longtime Groveland resident Ron Put nam said, is what worried him. They (council) should have talked about a plan and may be outline what they are going to do to begin in the process of xing things, said Putnam, a retired CEO of a com pany. There needs to be a plan. Putnam said he hopes to see the coun cil form a committee or discussion group with a member of each city department represented, to suggest ideas and maybe schedule a retreat or workshop to discuss how to best move forward. I believe in a bot tom-up management style, where everyone has a chance to give ideas, but what we have here is a top-to-bottom style, with the most fo cus on the top, Putnam said. They heard the message and so now what? They are going to have to come up with solutions and I have my concerns, but well see. After the meeting, Hamilton said he thinks his report did not fall on deaf ears. I will be surprised if nothing happens, he said. I will be shocked if nothing happens. Geraci said that Ham ilton has vast experience in the area of em ployment law and she trusts his legal opinion. It is important for council and staff to work together for the benet of the citys and its citizens. I am con dent both will make an effort in that regard. Even though Hamiltons report found no violations of the city charter by council members, Loucks said he understood the shortcomings Hamilton pointed out. The rst being accurate communications, Loucks said. We all must learn to communicate on the same lev el. I now, for the rst time, realize when I would request infor mation on a particu lar issue, in some cases I did not make my request clear to staff or I used terminology they may not be familiar with. I am in the process of correcting this issue in order to ensure this does not happen in the future. The second and main issue to be considered is the lack of trust between staff and council. I would like to say rst, I personally intend to work extremely hard to try repair and cure this issue. Gearhart said he is ready to move on. I think it is past time to stop all this and move forward, Gear hart said. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is still looking at possible Sunshine Law violations in Groveland and a lawsuit on be half of Citizens for Sunshine Inc. is still pend ing. GROVELAND FROM PAGE A1 Thank you for reading the South Lake Press!
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS A7 Mon. Fri. 9am to 4pm, Sat. by appointmentLAKE COUNTYS MOST TRUSTED NAME IN HEARING AIDS www.lakemedicalhearing.com Alan Boone, HAS, BC-HIS President & Wife Linda221 N. US Hwy 27, Suite H(Across from the Citrus Tower)CLERMONT243-HEAR ( 4327 )2755 S. Bay St. Suite F (Across from Tractor Supply Company)EUSTIS483-HEAR ( 4327 ) Sweetbay supermarkets to become Winn-Dixie Staff ReportST. PETERSBURG Sweetbay supermarkets will soon have a new name: Winn-Dixie. The Tampa Tribune reports BiLo Holdings LLC which already operates Winn-Dixie is set to purchase Floridas Sweetbay lo cations from Belgium-based Del haize Group. Bi-Lo also picked up 72 Harveys stores and 11 Reids stores for a to tal of 165 stores with about 10,000 employees throughout the South east. In 2012, those stores generated revenues of about $1.8 billion. Sweetbay, Harveys and Reids have outstanding reputations, and their talented teams of associates have played a key role in making these stores an important part of the communities they serve, said Randall Onstead, president and CEO of Bi-Lo. The change means the former Sweetbay locations will adopt the discount card strategy of WinnDixie. EUSTISThis is exactly what a folk festival should be THERESA CAMPBELL / DAILY COMMERCIALMike Pursell, left, joins his singing son, Zack, on Sunday as the two play their guitars during the 16th annual Lake County Folk Festival in Eustis. Hundreds attend music gatheringTHERESA CAMPBELL Staff Writertheresacampbell@ dailycommercial.comToe-tapping m usic lled the air at Ferran Park in Eustis on Sunday as nearly 20 musical groups from around the state entertained crowds during the 16th annual Lake County Folk Festival. The musicians didnt disappoint. The Pursell Family Band from the Fort Lauderdale area, featuring Mike and Debbie Pursell and their six children, were among the entertainers performing both days of the weekend event. People are excited to see a family band play together, and we have the cuteness factor with the little brother, Molly Pur sell said of her youngest sibling, Timothy, held by sister Grace, while dad and brother, Zack, played their guitars and jammed away playing gospel favor ites.
A8 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, October 16, 2013 One hundred years ago a newspaper came to life, thus the Clermont Clarion was born. Its kind of hard to imagine the planning to put together and launch a newspaper back in 1913. Think of the planning that went into how to build a newspaper without todays resources, sell subscriptions, design and layout the news of yester year. Needless to say it certainly must have been an interesting time. Today, the South Lake Press still delivers county news covering Clermont, Minneola, Mascotte, Montverde and Groveland. As part of our year long celebration we will produce a special 100th commemorative tabloid showcasing timeline milestones in the organization's history and offer a look into the past to see the progression of the paper as well as Clermont, where you can find many historical photographs from the past 100 years, along with stories that transformed Clermont. A walk down memory lane will feature past Publishers and more. This special keepsake will be a suppliment in the South Lake Press and Daily Commercial and distributed at all the area Chambers and other high traffic locations.212 E. Main St., Leesburg, FL 34748 www.dailycommercial.com www.southlakepress.com Your First Choice In-Print & On-Line SOUTH LAKE PRESSServing Clermont, Minneola, Groveland, Mascotte, Montverde Format: Deadline: Publishes:SLP 12/18/13 DC 12/22/13For advertising information contact your South Lake Press or Daily Commercial Media Representative at (352) 365-8200 Celebrating 100 Years PROVIDED PHOTO Clermont Toastmasters congratulates, from left, Frank Hernandez (Most Improved), Lois Hamil ton (Best Table Topics), Tom Stone (Best Speaker), Wendy Stone (Best Evaluator) and Dr. Thomas Spencer, club president, at its Sept. 30 meeting. Clermont Toastmasters meets 6:30 p.m., every Mondays at the SDA Church, 100 Minnehaha Ave. in Clermont.CLERMONT | TOASTMASTERS PROVIDED PHOTOCypress Ridge Terric Kids for Sept. 24 are Jackson Cheplick, Anna Coffman, Jamar Crockwell, An naBella DeChick, Brett Badolato, Madison Bolderson, Holly Paul, Alexis Burke, Kyla Schlickau, Eli Wolsefer, Kean January-Jones, Evan Wolsefer, Micah Grames, Sean Wilson, Jr., Shea Ellis, Wyatt Bagley, Zoe Parker, Matthew Marenghi, Connor Bluemke, Hayley White, Brock Jesmer, Trenton Wa ters, Karyme Morales, Madison Carr, Ibyana Nelson, Max Kempany, Van Erdman, Ethan Loden, Re ese Ciccotelli, Kody Sevidal, Nate Acosta, Carly Pineda, Brooke Bates and Ayden Bunting. CYPRESS RIDGE ELEMENTARY | TERRIFIC KIDS
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS A9 10amDawn picked her price, uploaded a photo and paid for her ad. Its just that simple!No matter what time of the day it is, you can place your classified merchandise ad online, pay for it and just wait for the phone to ring! Fast, convenient and on your schedule! Time to sell that desk! 724www.dailycommercial.com*Employment advertisements are excluded. Please call 352-314-FAST to speak with a customer service rep. Lake: 352-314-3278 or Sumter: 352-748-1955 CLERMONT BLESSEDSACRAMENTCATHOLICCHURCH English: 4 pm and Spanish: 7 pm 8 am, 10 am, 12 noon (Contemporary Mass) 5 pm (Contemporary Mass) 3:00 pm 3:45 pm (Eng.) 6:15 pm 6:45 pm (Sp.) Corner of Hwy 50 & 12th St. (Rt 561) CROSSROADSAMILYELLOWSHIPChristian Non-Denominational Where our priority is God, Families & Community 15701 S.R. 50, #106 Clermont, FL 34711 At Greater Hills and Hwy 50 Sunday Worship 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Children classes both services Men and womens monthly meetings Open prayer Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. Sr. Pastors Jim and Linda Watson Assoc. Pastors Lee and Vanessa Dobson www.crossroadsfamilyfellowship.org email@example.com Phone: (352)242-1144 God is good...all the time! IRSTUNITEDMETHODISTCHURCHEncountering Christ, Growing in Christ, Sharing Christ, wherever we are... 950 Seventh Street 352-394-2412 Pastor: Rev. Doug Kokx www.fumc-clermont.org Sunday Worship (Traditional) 8 & 11:00 am Sunday Worship (Contemporary) 9:30 am Sunday School 9:30 am & 11:00 am Bible Studies & Childrens Activities: Sun. Night Children/Youth/Middle School 5-6:30 pm Sun. Night High School Activities 7-8:30 pm Wed. Night Dinner & Fellowship $6pp, 5-6:30 pm Weekday School: Preschool GRACECOMMUNITYCHURCHCLERMONTL Many Other Activities each week Jon Bekemeyer, Senior Pastor 407-877-4048 www.communitychurchclermont.org LIBERTYBAPTISTCHURCH Bible Fellowship Groups 9:30 am Worship Service 10:40 am Family Prayer Service 6:00 pm Bible Study 7:00 pm Groups for adults, teens, and children Chris Johnson, Senior Pastor For directions and more information, visit: 11043 True Life Way Clermont, FL 34711 352.394.0708 NEWACOBSCHAPELMISSIONARYBAPTISTCHURCH Pastor: Rev. Rex Anderson Assistant Pastor: Rev. Darryl Church Youth Pastor: Rev. Tone Lundy Church Clerk: Mrs. Lucressie D. Mcgriff Church Motto: Equipping Changed People for A Changing World! Schedule of Worship Services Sunday Morning Service 11:00 a.m. Youth/Adult Bible Study Thursdays 6:45 p.m. e-mail addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org (Pastor Anderson) email@example.com (Church Clerk) Contact: Lucressie Mcgriff 352-348-7955 REALLCHRISTIANCHURCHHelping Real People Find Real Faith Saturday 6:00pm Sunday 9:30am, 11:15am & 6:00pm Vida Real (en espaol), Domingos a las 6:00pm Family Night is every Wednesday! Lil Life Groups (Nursery 5th grade) 6:30-7:30pm The Way (Middle School) 6:30-7:30pm Catalyst (High School) 7:30-8:30pm Real Parenting 6:30-7:30pm SOUTHLAKEPRESBYTERIANCHURCH 131 Chestnut St., Clermont 352-394-2753 East Ave 1 block south of SR 50 Worship Times: Sunday 9 AM (Contemporary); 11 AM (Traditional) Church school for all ages 10:00 AM Childcare provided Youth Group Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 PM www.southlakepresbyterian.org ST. MATTHIASEPISCOPALCHURCH574 West Montrose Street Clermont, FL 34711 352.394.3855 www.stmatthiasfl.com 8:00 am 10:00 am Beginning Oct. 6, 2013 5:00 pm Service Sunday School Youth Group Nursery Adult Bible Study Womens Bible Study Mens Prayer Breakfast WOOTSONTEMPLECHURCH GODINCHRISTElder T.L. Wootson 836 Scott St. Clermont, FL 34711 394-1396 or 394-3004 Sunday 11:00 am & 7:30 pm Thursday 7:30 pm FERNDALE ERNDALEBAPTISTCHURCHat CR455 & CR561A 407-469-3888 Pastor: Gordon (Bird) Sanders Sunday School: 9:15 am Sunday Morning Worship: 10:30 am Evening Worship & Discipleship Study: 6:00 pm TeamKid: Sunday 6:30 pm Wednesday: 7:00 pm Prayer Service, Youth Activities, Mission Kids for Children Groveland ABUNDANTBLESSINGSMESSIANICCONGREGATION756 W. Broad St. Groveland, FL 34736 Marion Baysinger Memorial Library Tuesday at 6:30 pm Jew & Gentile One in Messiah 352-544-5700 IRSTBAPTISTCHURCH GROVELAND Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Services 10:50 am & 6:00 pm Wednesday Service 6:30 pm MT. OLIVEMISSIONARYBAPTISTCHURCHSunday Worship Service 11:00 AM Sunday School 9:30 AM Prayer Service Saturday 8:30 AM Bible Study Wednesday 7:00 PM & 2nd and 4th Sundays 4:00 PM MINNEOLA CONGREGATIONSMINNEOLAA Progressive Jewish Congregation Shabbat services are conducted every Friday at 7:30 pm Services are held at the synagogue located at: 303A North US Highway 27, Minneola Religious School, Mens Club & Womens Club TLIVINGGOD Sunday School 9:30 am Sunday Worship & Childrens Church 11:00 am Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm Wed Worship & Youth Service 7:00 pm Rev. Loyce Rowland MONTVERDE WOODLANDSLUTHERAN15333 CR 455, Montverde, FL 34756 407-469-2525 www.woodlandschurch.com Pastor Rev. Dr. Brian Kneser Sunday Service 8:30 am & 11 am Sunday School 9:45 am OAKLAND PRESBYTERIANCHURCH218 E. Oakland Ave. (1/2 mile N. Hwy 50 at Tubb St./ West Orange Lumber) 8:45 am Contemporary Worship 9:45 am Sunday School For All Ages 11:00 am Traditional Worship Nursery Provided All Services 407-656-4452 Dr. Robert P. Hines, Jr. www.oaklandpres.org Gathering PlacesSpiritual WorshipforSouth Lake South LakeGathering PlacesSpiritual Worshipfor BECKERFUNERALHOMErfn tbt352-394-7121806 W. Minneola Ave.,Clermont,FL Cremation ChoicesDirect Cremation$675Plus Container Ron Becker,Director352-394-8228921 S.US Hwy 27,Minneola,FL N EW R EFORMED P LANT C HURCH We meet our God on Sunday at Superior Residence at 10:30 AM. 1600 Hunt Trace Blvd. (Behind Home Depot)Pastor Harm Biehl 407-325-8663 PROVIDED PHOTO From left, back row, Kayla Fortich, Dylan Tyer, Iman Ismail, teachers Archie Arghyrou and Troy Urquhart. From left, front row, Maya Rifai, MacKenzie Nailos, Emma Tatro and Sarah Ismail. Students of the Montverde Academy Study Area Concentration Global Perspectives diploma program attended a lecture on Oct. 2 at Rollins College in Winter Park, presented by Arun Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, the anti-war spiritual leader and political promoter of peaceful civil disobedience who led India in their independence and social rights crusade against the British.MONTVERDE ACADEMY | GANDHI LECTURE
A10 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Now HiringLady of the Lakes Renaissance FaireFood Staff Under the Big TentHickory Point, TavaresAsk for Mike rfntbfnbrf nbrbnbb nbrbbbbn bb bb bn brnb bbfnbb nnn tbfnbb rnrrntbb rffnb rfrbrAdd one of our ReSound Unite Accessories to get higher quality sound!bbrb PROVIDED PHOTO Kitty Wayne, PAWS Therapy Dogs coordinator, receives a certicate of appreciation from Doreen Barker of the South Lake Animal League at the unveiling of the new Memorial Garden at the Adop tion Center in Groveland. The Memorial Garden is a place where people can honor a favorite pet, family, friend and loved one by leaving a lasting legacy. For information about the garden, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Jessica Whitehouse at 407-342-8876.GROVELAND | THERAPY DOGS
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS A11 www.clermontdowntownpartnership.com Featured Business of the Month: Vineyards of the World LOOKING FOR PARTS? SEE JULIE (352) 394-6111rfntbI have parts for all major appliances and air conditioning and authorized repair service too! r Downtown Clermont Farmers MarketEvery SundayFrom 9am 2pmINCLUDES: For more information visit www.clermontdowntownpartnership.comSelected from Historic Downtown Clermont's 80-plus members, we're pleased to present the CDPA little bit about us Let's see... How do we make this story short, interesting and precise? If there is one word that can describe us is INTERNATIONAL. Owners Yellymary (aka Mary for all of our regulars) and Sascha share a passion for food, wine and beer. In their quest for the perfect location to chill out and relax in their off days they realized that there was no place that could offer such a variety in Clermont. With this idea in mind they chose Downtown Clermont as the home for this enterprise. We found a great location in downtown Clermont. Our current location used to be a tanning salon so you can only imagine the amount of hard work we put into that building. Oh, yes, and it is a 1924 building! It took us over 3 months to remodel the place. Yellymary took charge of the decor ideas and style. We guess all those hours invested watching HGTV and Food Network finally paid off! Sascha was born and raised in Germany and his great passion is beer. He carefully selects the beers that go in our list (right now over 300) always including of course the good German beers. He also has an MBA and graduated Suma Cum Laude so he takes care of that part of the business too. In the other hand, Yellymary was born and raised in Puerto Rico. Once she married Sascha almost 10 years ago she started learning about wines and their regions. As part of her Latin culture, she decided to include tapas to the menu and pair it with wines and beers. She completed law school in 2009 but put a hold on her career to follow her long time dream of owning a wine bar. She is in charge of the wine and tapas menu as well all the logistics of the bar. We call ourselves educated drinkers! Now, the good question: how a German and Puerto Rican end up together? Well, we met in Puerto Rico while Sascha was an exchange student. You will have to come to the bar for the rest of the story! You will always get personalized service at Vineyards of the World! Either Mary or Sascha will be there to help you with your selection! Right now our wine list consists of more than 100 wines and more than 300 craft beers! Each one of our rooms will transport you to the main wine regions of the world. We call it the EPCOT of wine bars. From Italy to Napa Valley you will be transported there with the sip of a glass of wine! We love you Clermont! Thank you for your love and support! Let's have another one to celebrate all of you! Cheers! VINEYARDSOFTHEWORLDWine Room, Beer House, Cafe, Tapas Were open every day but Mondays. Hours are from 4pm2am except Sundays. Sundays we open for farmers market at 10:30am and close at 4pm. We also serve artisanal coffees and a wide variety of non alcoholic beverages. Kids eat FREE on Sunday and we have a TV Room in which we play cartoon movies for them. Happy Hour is every day til 7:30pm with house wine 2 for $7. Wednesdays is Acoustic Jamming Nights in which local musicians gathers to jam along with all you can drink house wine for $15. You can also rent our facilities for private events. We also offer wine lockers for rental and a cool Beer Club! We host Beer School twice a month. You pay $10 for tasting 5 beers and 5 tapas while you learn about each of the beers. We host a Tapas & Wine Tasting the last Saturday of every month and we always choose a wine region. We do 5 wines and 5 tapas and a sommelier comes and talks about the wines. Octobers wine tasting will be Spain. Both events start at 7pm and RSVP is preferred. We have live entertainment every weekend. Also in October we will be celebrating our Second Oktoberfest Ein Prosit! This will be on October 26, 2013 along with the Downtown Partnership.
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS A13 11:30 am Registration 1:00 am Shotgun Start Awards & Food to followSPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: HoleSponsor$100 Casino Gala $50 includes Casino party, raffle drawings Golf Tournament & Lunch $75includes 18 holes of golf, cart, range balls, hole prizes, gift pack, lunch, awards Casino Gala & Golf $100 email@example.com Your First Choice In-Print & On-Linedailcommercialcom Gold Sponsor: Andy Anderson InsuranceSilver Sponsor: Tangie Staton/ Brian Rusu Morris Realty Heart of the Villages Mathias Food Service Center State Bank KP Studio Hole Sponsor: Phillips Buick GMC Audrey Kellaher/In memory of Cori Kellaher The Jimenz-Kellaher Family USA Seamless Gutter David Wollenschlaeger DMD KOC #8120 St. Mary of the Lakes Linda Bennett/Amerprise Financial John & Elizabeth O'Leary Max & Hannah (woof) Jerla St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Nickis Hair Studio St. Pauls School Board Jacob Kertz Alexander & Jessica Stirling Trinity Catholic High School Fr. Mark Wajda St. Pauls School Board Lenhart Electric KOC 5644-Ladies Auxiliary Magnolia Oyster Bar & CafBeverage Cart Sponsor: Northgate Animal Clinic Page Theus Hillcrest Memorial Gardens St. Theresa Catholic Church Lake OB-GYN Associates Fr. Mark Wajda Lauri Grizzard/ERA Tom GrizzardCasino Table Sponsor: Hewitt Power & Communications AutoStylesMedia Sponsor: FORMAT: Magazine The Lights of Lake Holiday Event Guide is a perfect way to promote your holiday specials. This full color glossy magazine will feature a full schedule of holiday events throughout Lake County from Thanksgiving to New Year With special holiday events almost every day tbe Holiday Event Guide will be a valued resource for everyone this holiday season. This Holiday and Event Guide will potentially reach over 100,000 households in your market and will be on both the Daily Commercial and South Lake Press websites for a full year Contact your account representative today and find out how you can increase your sales and add an early spark to your holiday season by putting your message in this years Lights of Lake Holiday Gift and Event Guide. SOUTH LAKE PRESSServing Clermont, Minneola, Groveland, Mascotte, Montverde 212 E. Main St., Leesburg, FL 34748 www.dailycommercial.com www.southlakepress.com Your First Choice In-Print & On-Line For advertising information contact your Daily Commercial or South Lake Press Media Representative at (352) 365-8200 DEATH NOTICESJerome AndrewsReverend Jerome Andrews, 102, of Mount Dora, died Wednesday, October 9, 2013. Mar vin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Inc.Jerry CoxJerry Cox, 67, of Umatilla, died October 10, 2013. Beyers Funeral Home.John W. DeBoldJohn W. DeBold, 79, of Ellenton, died Mon day, October 7, 2013. Page-Theus Funerals & Cremations.Bernard Joseph EldotBernard Joseph Eldot, 83, of Bradenton, died Sunday, Septem ber 29, 2013. Banks/ Page-Theus and Cremations.Marsha HalsteadMarsha Halstead, 93, of Leesburg, died Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Page-Theus Funerals & Cremations.Diane E. HenrionnetDiane E. Henrionnet, 80, of Leesburg, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Leesburg.Mary Jane HudsonMary Jane Hudson, 85, of Fruitland Park, died Sunday, October 6, 2013. Eastside Funeral Home.Elsie May MacAulayElsie May MacAu lay, 97, of Lady Lake, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. Page-Theus Fu nerals & Cremations, Leesburg.Alma June McLeanAlma June McLean, 80, of Leesburg, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. Page-Theus Funerals & Cremations, Leesburg.Melvin RabinowitzMelvin Rabinowitz, 75, of The Villages, died Sunday, October 13, 2013. Page-Theus Fu nerals & Cremations.Samuel R. SmithSamuel R. Smith, 57, of Leesburg, died Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Beyers Funeral Home.Jerry Dean WallsJerry Dean Walls, 84, of Leesburg, died on October 4, 2013. National Cremation Soci ety.Arthur R. Wiese, Jr.Arthur R. Wiese, Jr., 92, of Leesburg, died Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory.Anthony WilliamsAnthony Bernard Williams, 57, of Lees burg, died Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Eastside Funeral Home.IN MEMORY
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Ann DupeeREMEMBER WHEN A weekly column that reprints some of the more interesting news stories that have appeared over the years in the pages of the South Lake Press.B1SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, October 16, 2013 www.southlakepress.comCOMMUNITYProudly servingCLERMONT, MINNEOLA, GROVELAND, MASCOTTE and MONTVERDE YOUR CONTACT FOR LOCAL NEWSSTAFF WRITER . ...................... ROXANNE BROWN TELEPHONE . .................................... 394 FAX .................................................. 394-8001 E-MAIL . .... firstname.lastname@example.org % en HOMETOWN: Clermont % en OCCUPATION: Small business owner % en FAMILY: Dawn, my bride, Ella, my princess, Lane my little man, and Hank, our lab. What do you enjoy most about South Lake County? Our beautiful landscape and lakes. 1. If you had to summarize your philosophy of life in one sentence, what would it be? Be good to others, its contagious. 2. Name a person or incident youve come across recently thats touched you in some way. Why did this person or incident impress you so much? My family and I were recently at the waterfront park, working on our shop with Bruce Chamberlain, our business partner and good friend. An inquiring fellow walking on the bike trail came over to speak with us. He started telling us about his involvement in helping struggling families during these difcult eco FROM THE FILES | 98 YEARS AGO 1915Reliving history through pages of the South Lake Press Meet YourNEIGHBORTIM ENGLE From the 1915 Clermont Clarion (forerunner to the South Lake Press) June 19, 1915, just before noon, 25 neighbors, large and small, met at the Log House in South Clermont for a picnic and sh fry. The champion sherman, Mr. A.L. Cashwell, brought a ne string of bass, caught that morning, while his good wife was not lacking in preparing a basket of goodies. First was a dash and splash in Crescent Lake. Then, while the gentlemen prepared the sh the ladies covered the long table, placed in the shade of four umbrella trees with a snowy white cloth with an array of fresh roast ham and spare ribs, salads made from our own fruits and vegetables, fresh hot cooked vegetables and pies such as our grandmothers used to make with plenty of homegrown peaches inside and huckleberry pies, hot butter milk biscuits too good to talk about if you want to know how to make them ask the Lee lady and four cakes. After dinner the gentlemen enjoyed their cigars in the shade while they talked on current events, the war and its causes, later, good roads and general home improvement claimed attention. The ladies and children enjoyed music and home chat in the big living room until the children clamored for another swim in Crescent Lake. A contract recently entered into between Clermont Electric Co. and the Lake Highlands Co., by which the latter company turns over all its lighting, the grounds as well as their buildings, and all their contracts for lights (both present and future) with residents of Clermont Heights, to the former company, and by which the for mer company agrees to fur nish juice throughout the Heights at an equitable rate. The streets and business houses of Clermont were illuminated June 29 with current made at the Clermont Electric Companys new plant. As rapidly as possible the Central Garage and Plumbing Company is laying the mains for the Lake Highlands water system. Already they have set the pump, erected the tank and connected them with a four-inch supply main. Ser vice mains of twoand threeinches are being laid. The tank tower is 40-feet high and placed on the highest hill in the neighborhood. Work on the Lake Highlands golf course is moving along nicely. The rst section Staff reportA new treatment is giv ing men with ad vanced prostate can cer new hope, and Florida Hospital Waterman Cancer Institute is among the rst centers in Central Flori da to provide the groundbreaking therapy. We are the rst Florida Hospital site anywhere in Central Florida to do it, so we are leading the curve, said Dr. Jeffrey Brabham, a radiation oncologist at the institute in Tavares. New treatment options like this only come along every so often, so its nice to be a part of it. Xogo (Radium-223 dichloride) was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of patients with metastatic castrationresistant prostate cancer that has spread to the bones, but no other organs. In a study released in the New England Journal of Medicine earlier this year, the treatment proved effective dur ing trials, extending the life of patients by three and a half months on average. Prior to this new treatment, there have been very few options for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, Brabham said. At this stage, many patients are too weak to undergo traditional chemotherapy. This new treatment, administered through injection, directly targets the cancer in the bone while sparing surrounding healthy tissue and bone marrow. It is an excellent new option for this patient population. According the American Cancer Society, about 30,000 U.S. men die from prostate cancer each year, often from cancer that has spread to the bone. In addition to extending the lives of patients in the clinical trial, the treatment was also found to reduce bone pain and improve patients quality of life, Brab ham said. While there have been similar treatments available in the past, this is the rst commercially available alpha particle emitter. This category of radiation particle spares more bone marrow and thus preserves blood cell production much better than previous therapies, which used beta particle emitters. According the Brabham, Xogo is administered as an intravenous injection once a month for six months. His patient was among the rst in Central Florida to receive the treatment after FDA approval. We are committed to providing advanced cancer treatment to the patients of Lake County and this region, he said. By being on the cutting-edge of new treatment options such as Xogo, we are not only helping to extend the lives of our patients, but also helping to improve their overall quality of life. Brabham said men that he has talked to are excited about the prostate therapy treatment. We have given two doses to one patient so far, and we have a second patient in the wings, Brabham said. Thus far he (rst patient) feels great. Every time we see him he says he feels better and better, so that makes us happy.Staff writer Theresa Campbell contributed to this report.SEE NEIGHBOR | B2SEE HISTORY | B2 THERESA CAMPBELL / DAILY COMMERCIALXogo (Radium-223 dichloride) is administered through an injection to help men with prostate cancer that has spread to the bones. The treatment was recently approved by the FDA.TAVARESNew cancer treatment available
B2 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Staff ReportThe director of the Flor ida National Cemetery says that if the govern ment shutdown doesnt end by Tuesday, nation al cemeteries will have to reduce the number of veterans they can bury every day, furlough employees and limit the care they give to gravesites. The Tampa Tribune re ports that Kurt Rotar says thats the day money al ready allocated to the national cemeteries will run out. At the Florida National Cemetery, that would mean reducing the number of funerals as many as 30 a day by as much as one-third. Rotar says he would have to reduce his work force from 63 to 19 in Bushnell. Grounds maintenance already has been reduced by the shutdown. The shutdown would reduce the capacity of other national cemeter ies in Florida as well. With 6,728 burials last year, Bushnell ranks as the second-busiest Veterans Administration cemetery in the coun try after the one in River side, Calif. Of the VAs 131 cemeteries across the nation, Florida is home to six national cemeter ies that rank among the busiest, the VA said. The Bushnell cem etery is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The VA began look ing for a new Central Florida cemetery site in 1980, obtained the land in 1983 and the rst buri al was in 1988. Last December, the VA announced it would be es tablishing two new cemeteries to take the pressure off the existing ones. The VA bought a 250-acre tract on U.S. Highway 27 in Leon County for $6.8 mil lion and a 318-acre tract on U.S. Highway 1 in Bre vard County for $2 mil lion. 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This gentleman is retired and dedicates his time counseling these families in helping them see the positive while out weighing the negative in their time most challenged times of struggle. My business partner Bruce then paused and simply stated family is powerful. I couldnt have agreed more. You see, no matter the struggles, hardship or challenges laid before you; with love, commitment and the Lord leading you, all will be overcome. 3. How does what you do contribute to the welfare of the area? Its bringing people together and providing some fun and healthy ways for all to enjoy the beauti ful nature on our chain of lakes and our bicycle trails. Its a beautiful thing to see pay witness to people within our community gathering outdoors for exercise, fun, tness and fellowship. I love knowing I can play a role in offering such a great thing. When like-minded people come together in our community it enriches the culture and Im proud to be a part of that. 4. Name one of your greatest accomplishments so far. Asking my beautiful bride to marry me 10 years ago. 5. Whats something youve always wanted to do but havent yet? White water surng down a river. 6. What advice would you give to people who want to help out in the community? Try it more than once. NEIGHBORFROM PAGE B1of the grounds, just east of the clubhouse, has been cleared and is now being seeded. It is expected the grounds will be in good shape by winter. Clermonts younger set gathered at the home of Miss Bernice Moore to bid farewell to Miss Charlotte Sanger who left for her home in West Virginia. Guests were: Misses Charlotte Sanger, Nora Becker, Florence and Susie Johnson, Dora Mayne Cole, Edith and Pearl Bailey, Vera Partridge, Oda Newcomer, Vera Faircloth, Elizabeth and Dorothy Hooks and Hattie Hoffman. Mr. J.U. Johnson is installing a water system on his chicken farm which is within the town limits. Last summer he built upon it one of the nest homes in town on Osceola Street. Ladies Advancement Club President Mrs. Munson entertained ofcers Mrs. Alice Cooper, business manager; Miss Stella Thompson, vice president; Mrs. Ross Arnett, 2nd vice president; and Mrs. Carl Kindred, secretary and treasurer. After a sumptuous repast the ladies spent the after noon in gossip. In Mohawk, Mr. Altmeyer has been busy the last few days putting in the telephone pay station at Mr. Stokes place. April 26,1915: Cler mont-Minneola High Schools honor roll for the week ending April 23: Edith Bailey, Tom Booth, Plant Booth, Dorothy Hooks, Elizabeth Hooks, Reba Kindred, Bowen Moore, Bernice Moore, Leah Newcomer and Agnes Partridge. Tuesday we lose Dr. Given. He goes with the Rev. John Melvin, who has been with him this winter to Boston by steamer and thence by rail to Urbana, Ill. It is understood Mr. C.O. Roe has purchased the Minneola schoolhouse and intends making a dwelling house out of it. Misses Cora L. Peet, Marion Duncan and Neva Mae Bressler of Tavares attended the rst meeting of the newly organized Groveland Campre Girls. A very pretty wedding was solemnized June 27, 1915 at the home of Mrs. Ezra Westfall, near Groveland. Miss Ruth Westfall became the wife of Mr. Arthur W. Newett. He is cashier of The Bank of Groveland while Miss Westfall has been principal of the Groveland schools the past two terms and is one of the most popular girls in the area. Clermont Clarion Publisher Mr. Rorabaugh had the pleasure of a trip over that portion of the county road just completed which runs from Minneola to a point about four miles north. The new road then leaves the former route, going northeast, bear ing again to the north, hitting the old road at Double Run. The changed route saves at least a mile-and-a-half of surfacing. Dr. A.B. Middleton has, if we mistake not, the honor of being the rst property owner to put a cement curb about his parking. But the good work started by him is to continue. Mr. C.O. Roe and Mr. F.B. Roe are now curbing their parking. Let others follow. While making his regular trip to Mascotte the other day, Mr. Manning Booth stopped the wagon long enough to dispatch a big rattlesnake, six-foot long and wear ing 14 rattles. Mr. Seavers new bar ber outt on Montrose Street consists of a handsome chair of the latest model. There are now two barber chairs and a half-dozen or more new chairs, some of them oak. The rest, big willow armchairs, have replaced the old uncomfortable bench. The shelf is marble and new linoleum and car pet adds much to the rooms appearance. Mr. Seaver is to be congratulated as few towns the size of Clermont can boast such elegance. Mr. Seaver also laid a good walk from the sidewalk to his porch and gave the walk and porch a good coat of paint. The proposed extension of Minnehaha Lake Shore Drive, with a new bridge across the Palatlakaha River, between the groves of the Home Land and Development Co. and the property of Mr. E. T. Smith on the South Clermont side, was viewed July 27 by Henry Wilson, John Straker, Henry Lee, Jim Jones, A L. Cashwell and E.T. Smith. Miss Agnes Johnson of Georgia will ll a vacancy at the school. She is the niece of Mr. J.U. Johnson and comes highly recommended. The Lake Highlands Company is unloading a big car of eld fence. Mr. Westbrook, their agricultural expert says they are going to do big things in the peach business, for they expect to plant between 3,000 and 4,000 acres this year. Groveland girls and boys entering the Montverde Industrial School this term are Adrat McKinney, Jean Lyon, Dorothy Lyon, Ogreitta Diebold, Ar lington Lewis, Jedder Edwards and James Westfall. Wednesday evening, Sept. 8 at the Methodist Church, a large crowd witnessed the marriage of Miss Winnie Hooks and Mr. Percy Seaver. Mr. Seaver is one of our wellknown young businessmen. The bride will remain as primary teacher in the Clermont schools, the position she has lled the past two years. HISTORY FROM PAGE B1 COURTESY PHOTOIf the government shutdown continues, national cemeteries may have to reduce the number of veterans they bury each day.BUSHNELLShutdown could affect national cemeteries
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FRANK JOLLEY | Staff Writerfrankjolley@dailycommercial.comFootball games often are tales of two halves. South Sumter was re minded of that on Oct. 12 against Brooksville Her nando at Raider Field. The Raiders struggled through a sluggish rst half, in which South Sum ter fell behind at one point for only second time this season, but rebounded with a dominant sec ond half in a 34-14 win in a Class 5A-District 6 contest. Anderson Faulk rushed for 127 yards and two touchdowns for the Raiders, and quarterback Levi Sapp passed for a pair of scores. South Sumter place kicker Wesley Moir booted two eld goals as well. Defensively, the Raiders were solid throughout, limiting the Leopards to 191 yards of total offense. South Sumter stuffed Brooksville Hernandos running game, allowing only four yards on 24 car ries. South Sumters prob lems in the rst half, which began to surface after taking a 7-0 lead on its second possession of the game when Sapp hit Cody Henderson on a 5-yard scoring pass. The Raiders seemed intent on establishing a running game, but began to come up dry after Brooksville Hernando answered South Sum ters score with a 12-play, 92-yard scoring drive. South Sumter failed to record on rst down on next three drives and fell behind 14-7 after the Leopards blocked a punt and recovered it in the end zone. The Raiders then softened up Brooksville Her nando with a four-play, 50-yard drive that ended when Sapp hit James Tay lor with an 28-yard, overthe-shoulder catch that wouldve likely made Wil lie Mays proud. At halftime, South Sum ter was locked in a 14-14 struggle. In the second, however, the Raiders seemed like a different team. The de fense, which was a bright spot in the rst half, was even more dominant. The Raiders picked off three passes in the second half two by Matt Sim mons and another by Ta fario McKrachon and the offense produced 13 points out of the miscues. South Sumters offense also got untracked after intermission before a capacity crowd that includ ed Apopka coach Rick Darlington. The Raiders nished with 277 yards of total offense nearly 200 of which game in the sec ond half. The Raiders improved to 7-0 with the win and 4-0 in Class 5A-6. Brooksville Hernando fell to 3-3 over all and 2-1 in Class 5A-6. Offensively, South Sum ter had 182 yards rushing, led by Faulk. Taylor added 30 yards on eight carries. Sapp completed 7-of-15 passes for 102 yards. South Sumter will play its nal road game of the regular season Friday against Brooksville Nature Coast (2-4 overall, 2-2 in Class 5A-6).B4SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, October 16, 2013SPORTS www.southlakepress.com YOUR CONTACT FOR SPORTSSPORTS EDITOR . ............... FRANK JOLLEY TELEPHONE . ......................... 365-82683 FAX ........................................ 394-8001 E-MAIL . ...... email@example.comLEISURE PRE-GAME SHOW LHS FOOTBALL LIVE WEBCAST You can also follow LHS Football on Facebook Listen to ALL the LHS Football Games!All LHS Football Games will be Broadcast atwww.meridix.com/everywhere.php?liveid=LHSJacketFootballwww.facebook.com/pages/Leesburg-Jackets-Broadcast/1409574212595072 PAUL RYAN / DAILY COMMERCIALSouth Sumter High School defensive back Xavier Story runs for big yardage after making an interception.This is a great time of the year to be a sports fan. So many things are going on right now, from Major League Baseballs postseason to the NFL and college football. The NHL regular season has just gotten under way, the NBA preseason is rolling along and the fourwheeled ver sion of WWE NASCAR has a handful of left turns left in the sea son before we learn whos scripted to win the championship. Locally, fans have high school football, golf, volleyball, bowling, swimming and cross country to ll their evenings. In about a month, college basketball will be cranking up and college football will be getting serious as fans hold their breath each week as the Bowl Championship Series rankings are released. At the same time, area high-school enthusiasts will have a variety of winter activities starting up, including boys and girls basketball, boys and girls soccer, girls weightlifting and even competitive cheerleading. Truly, theres no reason for a sports fan in Lake and Sumter County to complain about having nothing to do. I enjoy the local cuisine right now. With the weather improving the threat of Friday night thunderstorms has diminished and the temperatures are much more comfortable than they were a month ago now is the time to get out to a high-school gridiron! Many teams still have a shot at earning a postseason berth with about ve weeks left in the regular season, so the intensity gures to go up a notch or two. As usual, South Sumter looks like the cream of the crop, entering todays game with a 7-0 record and riding a 20-game regular season winning streak. The Raiders havent lost in October since 2011, when Leesburg stopped them 13-6 in a classic defensive battle. Those two teams will meet against this year on Nov. 8 in Bushnell. If South Sumter remains undefeated and Leesburg continues to build on the 6-1 record it carries into todays game against South Lake, that game would pit a 9-0 team against an 8-1 program. Get your tickets early for that one and get to Raider Field even ear lier! The tailgate parties for that game should be off the charts! For those whod rather head out for a leisurely stroll in the morning No excuse now for having nothing to do Frank JolleyTHE SPORTS COLUMN SEE EXCUSE | B5 FRANK JOLLEY | Staff Writerfrankjolley@dailycommercial.comFormer Montverde Academy and University of Central Florida basketball standout Jean Michel Yotio died Oct. 7 while in his native Ivory Coast in Africa. Yotio, who graduated from Mont verde Academy in 2007, was 25 years old. According to Dr. Kasey Kesselring, headmaster at Montverde Acade my, Yotio suffered from health conditions, which ended his playing career at UCF. A 6-foot-9 forward/ center, Yotio helped to lead Mont verde Academy to a 30-0 record and a No. 1 ranking by HoopsUSA.com during his senior year. Jean Michel Yotio passed away MONTVERDEEx-MVA hoops star Yotio dies at age 25 SUBMITTED PHOTOFormer Montverde Academy and University of Central Florida basketball standout Jean Michel Yo tio died Oct. 7 while in his native Ivory Coast in Africa.BUSHNELLRaiders have strong second half, win 34-14 FRIDAYS GAMES % enSouth Lake at Leesburg, 7 / p.m. % enWinter Haven All Saints Academy at Montverde Academy, 7 / p.m. % en Eustis at Mount Dora, 7 / p.m. % en Interlachen at Umatilla, 7 / p.m. % enTavares at Orlando Lake Highland Prep, 7 / p.m. % enSouth Sumter at Brooksville Nature Coast, 7:30 / p.m. % enKeystone Heights at The Villages, 7:30 / p.m. % enOrlando Edgewater at Lake Minneola, 7:30 / p.m. % enApopka Wekiva at East Ridge, 7:30 / p.m. SEE YOTIO | B5
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS B5 or afternoon, Lake County will be hosting the Florida High School Athletic Association state golf championships later this month and in ear ly November. Mission Inn Resort and Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Deer Island Country Club in Tavares and Harbor Hills Country Club in Lady Lake will be the sites for the boys and girls championships in four classications. The quality of play, while not up to the standards of Tiger Woods or Lexi Thompson, is quite good and play often is highlighted by spectacular shotmaking the kind of shots that make you go, Wow! And unlike Tiger, you wont have to cover your ears when a rare bad shot is struck. Course conditions always are spectacular and the autumn weather is invigorating, even for those of us whose knees often get temperamental about walking. Theres no excuse for not getting out to a local game, meet or match. If you have to work, call in sick! A few of you out there look a little puffy around the eyes and I can hear those snifes. Regardless, most of us can always use an infamous mentalhealth day, right? If golf is not your cup of tea, the cross country nals will be held in November in Tallahassee. Bowlings state nals also will be early next month in Orlando, the swimming nals will be in Stuart, and the volleyball championships will be deter mined in Kissimmee. Naturally, those sports arent for everyone. Others prefer the traditional winter sports like basketball and soccer. Certainly, our ar eas reputation on the hardwood ranks right up there with the very best. Montverde Academy has one of the top boys basketball teams in the country and won a national championship tournament last season. The school opened its new gym last season and The Nest, quickly earned reviews as a quality building in which to watch basketball. Our public schools, also produce exciting basketball teams, albeit on a smaller scale than Montverde Academy. Leesburgs girls team is a traditional power house, with a statewide reputation of excellence. The Yellow Jackets have made three appearances in the state Final Four under coach Mark Oates, who has turned his program into standard for all others to follow. Other schools often circle Leesburg on their schedules and consider a win against the Yellow Jackets to be enough to make a bad season seem a little better. Among the boys, Leesburg, Eustis, Lake Minneola, Mount Dora Bible and First Academy of Leesburg have been the powers of late. The Yellow Jackets made back-toback state Final Four trips under former coach Marcel Thomas and new coach Sean Campbell is working to maintain that tradition. Campbell has an impressive resume, having spent three seasons as an assistant coach in the tradition-rich program at Orlando Jones. He also was an assistant coach in 2008 at Orlando Evans, when the Trojans went to the Class 6A Final Four. First Academy of Leesburg hosted a Class 2A regional nal last season and Eustis played in a Class 5A regional nal, losing in overtime. As for soccer, Montverde Academy has one of the top boys teams in the nation. The MAST Montverde Academy Soccer Tournament attracts some of the top programs in the country every January. Like basketball, the area also produces quality public-school soccer programs. Truthfully, theres no excuse for local sports fans to complain that there is nothing going on in our own back yard. In reality, theres plenty bordering on an overow of activities. However, for those who consider themselves to be above watching prep sports, you can always the No Fun League, WWNASCAR, or the marathon NHL and NBA seasons. Ill always prefer the local stuff. Its fun! Its real! And every game means something!Frank Jolley is a columnist with the Daily Commercial. Write to him at firstname.lastname@example.org. EXCUSE FROM PAGE B4 unexpectedly on a vista to his native homeland, the Ivory Coast, Republic of Cote dIvoire, a country in West Africa, Kesselring said in a statement released by Mont verde Academy. Jean Michel encountered a health condition while at Montverde Academy battling blood clotting issues. He was treat ed successfully, but would continue to have to take medication. Apparently, Jean Michel suffered from a pulmonary embolism that took his life. The UCF athletic department conrmed Yotios death, but was not certain of the de tails surrounding his death. Yotio, reportedly, began suffering chest pains about four days prior to his death. According to Beth Sutton, the wife of former Mont verde Academy coach Kevin Sutton, Yotio went to a hos pital in the Ivory Coast and was told he had an infection in his chest. Yotio is credited with help ing Montverde Academy be gin its rise to national prom inence in basketball. He arrived on campus at the college preparatory school in southern Lake County in 2005, where he spent three years. Yotio sat out his junior season when it was discov ered that he had bloods clots that were affecting his heart and lungs. The blood clots were considered life threatening and left Yotio devastated. It was hard, becaus as soon as I went to the hospital, the doctor told me to my face, You cant play basketball any more, Yotio said in 2008. After spending a week in intensive care, doctors told Yotio he was lucky to survive. With time to rehabilitate himself and with the help of medication, Yotio eventually resumed his playing career and became a mainstay with the Eagles, averaging 8 points and 6 rebounds dur ing his senior season. Yotio signed a nation al letter of intent to attend UCF during his senior year at Montverde Academy, just ve years after learning to play the game. He played two seasons at UCF before his career ended due to health issues. Still, Yotio stayed on at the school and was honored by the team on senior night in 2011. Despite his health prob lems, Yotio remained active on the court and played for the Ivory Coast this summer in the African Cup. Yotio grew up in Abidjan, the largest city in the Ivory Coast. His father died when Yotio was 7, leaving him and six siblings in the care of their mother. The family survived wors ening economic conditions in the country and a rebel lion by demobilized troops in 2002 that launched at tacks in many cities, includ ing Abidjan. Most of the ghting ended in 2004 and his family emerged relatively unscathed. At least physically. It was really scary because people would start shoot ing each other in the morning, Yotio said in 2008. At night, you would be sleeping, and you would hear people shooting outside. The next morning when you wake up, you would see a dead body in the streets and cars burning. Yotio is survived by his mother and ve brothers, all of whom still live in the Ivo ry Coast. YOTIO FROM PAGE B4 THANK YOU FOR READING THE SOUTH LAKE PRESS! THANK YOU FOR READING THE SOUTH LAKE PRESS!
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS B7 COMMUNITY CALENDAR FRIDAY FALL FUN DAY AT WINDERMERE UNION CHURCH PRESCHOOL: From 4 to 7 p.m., 10710 Park Ridge-Go-tha Road, with fun for the entire family, including inatables, pony rides, face painting, food, vendors and more. Tickets are required for each activity and will be on sale that day. Call the school at 407-909-0464, or send an email to wucpreschool@ gmail.com. SATURDAY LEARN DECORATIVE GOURDS WITH LO -CAL ARTIST AUDREY UNKLE: A three-week course to make The Choir Boys a set of three snowmen gourds, will be offered at the South Lake Art Leagues Artists Boutique, 16640 Ca-gan Crossings Blvd., Clermont on Sat-urdays from 1 to 4 p.m., materials in-cluded. Fee is $75. Register by calling Audrey Unkle at 863-353-6588. CLERMONT GARDEN CLUB HOST RUMMAGE SALE: From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Garden Club, 849 West Ave., Clermont. Proceeds benefit Garden Club scholarships, projects and programs. SUNDAYFALL IN LOVE BRIDAL SHOW: From 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Trilogy Magnolia House, 100 Falling Acorn Ave., Grove-land. Fashion show, door prizes, din-ner and wine tasting. For details and to register, go to www.orlandobrid-alshows.ticketleap.com, or call 407-928-9612. GELLI PRINTING WORKSHOP WITH ARTIST ANNI CHRISTIE: From 2 to 5 p.m., Cagan Artists Boutique Studio, 16640 Ca-gan Crossings Blvd., Clermont. Class fee is $45, with all materials supplied. Preregistration required by calling 616-546-1105 or sending an email to email@example.com. Staff ReportThe LiveWell Fitness Center on the South Lake Hospital campus will offer an American Red Cross life guard training class beginning Fri day, where participants will learn the skills and knowledge to be able to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The class also includes CPR training for the professional rescuer and rst-aid training. The course consists of ve sessions beginning from 5 to 9 / p .m., Friday, at the LiveWell Fitness Center, 1935 Don Wickham Drive, Clermont. Participants must meet the prereq uisites and attend all classes. Cost is $290, with a nonrefundable $100 de posit made at time of registration. For information, call Daphne Mar key at 352-241-7144, ext. 4293, or send an email to daphne.markey@ orlandohealth.com.CLERMONTLiveWell Fitness Center to offer lifeguard class
B8 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Registration Begins: 10:30am Shotgun Start: 12:30pm Entry Fee: $65 Per PlayerPLAYER ENTRY INCLUDES: Dinner CONTACT:Paul Rosum (407) 469-2742 SPONSORED BY: Your First Choice In-Print & On-Linewww.dailycommercial.com ONCOURSESPECIALEVENTS: SUPERTICKET More than 25 Area Restaurants Sampling their Signature Dishes More than 35 Chamber Member Businesses will be Showcasing their Products & Services Title Sponsor Drink Sponsor Media Sponsors Tasting Sponsors Chef Sponsors Lanyard SponsorNovember 7th 5:00-8:30pm November 7th 5:00-8:30pmWaterfront Park Clermont, FL Waterfront Park Clermont, FLCome Sample the BESTSouth Lake Chamber of Commerce Taste of South Lake & Business ExpoSample Signature Dishes & Products from Area Restaurants and Businesses Throughout South Lake CountyTickets Available at the South Lake Chamber of CommercePhone: (352)394-4191 or online at www.tasteofsouthlake.com Featuring Jerry Bravo(Nominated for a Grammy for BEST Latin Jazz Album) LIVE MUSIC Jerry Bravo Band Have you ever thought about what happens to a coupon once you re deem it? Where does the coupon go? How does the store get paid? What about my store coupons? They are all such interesting questions. Who knew that in 1888 when Mr. Asa Candler created what we know believe was the rst coupon (for a free glass of Coke) or in 1909 when Mr. C.W. Post created a coupon for $0.01 off his Grape Nuts cereal, that in 2013 so much would go into redeeming a coupon. Like huge clearinghouses for coupon redemption, coupon laws, rebates etc. A short recap of last weeks column: Manufacturer creates the coupon, consumers clip and redeem the coupon at checkout, the store sends in the coupon for redemption and then the store gets paid back plus a handling fee from the manufacturer. With store coupons it is a bit different. It is a common misconception that the store is just offering a coupon and taking a loss just to sell more products or get the customer in the door. Coupons are a multibillion dollar industry, from the manufacturer to the store level. Stores can get reimbursed from a variety of different ways. The only type of store coupon that does not apply is for the house brands. For example, store brand bread for store brand cereal. The manufacturer can offer a discount for X amount of products with each store. An example is, save 20 per cent on Olay products. Another way the manufacturer offers a discount is with in-house store coupons. This is the coupon you will nd in the store sale ad. For example, Cheerios tells your local grocery store they can offer a $0.50 off per box with an in house store coupon. Your store sells 100 boxes of Cheerios with this coupon and 200 boxes without the coupon. Cheerios will reimburse the store $50 for the sale/coupon and the store makes the prot off the 200 boxes of cereal sold at regular price. It is a win-win for the store as well. Many stores will offer other rewards like fuel perks, loyalty points, gift cards etc. It is very benecial for the consumer as well as the store to offer and accept coupons. Remember to know your store coupon acceptance policy. This will aid you in becoming a savvy shopper. You can nd all your local store coupon pol icies on www.DivineSavings.com, under store policies. Happy shopping!The life cycle of coupons Tanya SenseneySAVINGS DIVA Tanya Senseney has more than 16 years experience saving and teaching others how to reduce their monthly grocery budget. For information on her classes, contact her at Tanya@DivineSavings. com, or go to www.DivineSavings.com.
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS B11 rffntrf r frntb btt nbt bt f ntbt b n bbff ntbbbtt f ntbbttb fr rfrntbbtt f ntbbtt btnb tb b t b r n b fb tntbbt nbt t ntt frt rntt n t bbrnb tb rrf r ntbb r nbtbt ntrrfb tf n tr ffrntbbtb br nbb t b b b b n t b b t n t b t b t n b t n b b n t b b t r b b n b b r t t t n nn nbb n f ff rnttt ff rnttt ntf b f ttntb tb tf fbr ntbbb n nn frf n nnt f b f n b f tt bbf r nbbtbbtt r f n b b b n b b b f n b b b t fr nbbbtb trf fnbb b r f f b rr ntbbbr n n b b n n r f t n b n n nntf f nnntrf f f rrrt nf tb n b b f r b b n b b f r b b nf f r r b b r t b t t b b b b b f r b b nff f nnff f n b f f n b f t nfb b r f f b rr ntbbbr n n b b n n r f t n b n n r r t f n b b trf ff f t r t t b t b b n b b f t b t n b f b r t n b f r b b b fr f rr t nbb ttfrf t rr tnb ttfrf t tf nbtb b r f f b rr ntbbbr n n b b n n r f t n b n n nff t nbbf ntbbrb nf f n b f t f f f f f n b b t n b b n b b t r t t t b b b b nf f t t nf f t t n b b f r n b b r b f f f t r t ttf nbft rtf nbb f f f t t r b trf nnbr btt trf nnbr btt t f f f f f n b b t n b b n b b r r r f n n b tt r r nbnbbr ffr rrf bt b r f f b rr ntbbbr n n b b n n r f t n b n n tnbbn tb nf f b f f f rtt nbbnbb rt r rntbb ntbbbrr b t t t r f f r f r n b b f f tt rfnbt fnbbbb ftb t ffrr n rfttb nbb r frrr rf rr fntb r tbbb b r f f b rr ntbbbr n n b b n n r f t n b n n nf f f frrnb nf f nnff f nbt t fntb ttb nfbb tr nbntttt ffntb nbt ntbbbb b nbbntbbt r tbnb b nbb frtr frntbbb b trf ntbb rrbbtt r r n b r r r r n b r rnbt r n rnb nbb b tntbb tb b b b nbbnb n t b t b r r f r f r f r t b n t b f r f b bntbb bb frt frnbbbt tr rtn rf trn b rfr nb rfr nb bf rnb t tfrrfr nbt b frf n b b n tt frff b b n b t b b nrf fb f nbb f nbbtb fnb r rfrnbbb frfr ntbbttb nrf fb f f ntbbt f nbt tr f n b rt rrnt f nbb nbb r r n b b ffrnbtbb rr nbb ntbtb ntbb nbt ffrn r nb tbf ntbbt bnb rn nb tbfnbtt f frn rr fnt f rnb rb tttbntb ff ntbbnbtb ff ffnb rr nt rnb tb trtf ffntbbb ff rfnbb r nb rn fb r nb tf fnbbtb ff tbfntbbtt n t b b t t
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013 SOUTH LAKE PRESS B13 To have your Professional Service listed here, please contact Michelle in the Classified Department at (352) 365-8233 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org Schools/ Instruction Private Shuttle/Airport Professional Services Plants & Florist Service Pest Control Services Pest Control Services Painting Services Pool Services Pressure Cleaning Plumbing Services Roofing Services Tile Service Storage Service Tree Service Tree Service Window Services Since 2007, The Right Training has been providing Lake, Marion, and Sumter counties with the BEST firearms training possible. Chief Instructor, Paul Mac McIntyre (former Military, Law enforcement, and Private Investigator) and his associate instructors are dedicated to educating, not just the public, but up-and-coming NRA Instructors and the dedicated men and women in Private Security. Steve and Brenda Rizer have owned Blinds 4 Less since 2000. The business is still in its original location in Lady Lake. The company focuses on strong customer service and also selling the best brand names in the industry at very competitive prices. Chris Carnes Landscape has been in business since 2005 along with over 30 yrs experience in everything from hardscapes such as patios, retaining walls, to sod repair and installations, to ripout of old landscapes and design. We also can provide maintainence to your newly installed landscape or even mowing maintainence services to even sprinkler repairs. We serve all projects big or small create landscapes one lawn at a time". Mention this bio ad and receive 15 percent off when you call for your estimate on any of our services.
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CLERMONT | JONES WINS AWARD Lisa Jones of Keller Williams Classic III Realty has been awarded the Accredited Buyers Representation (ABR) designation by the Real Estate Buyers Agent Council (REBAC) of the National Association of Realtors. Jones joins more than 30,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned the ABR designation and were required to successfully complete a comprehensive course in buyer representation and an elective course focusing on a buyer representation specialty, in addition to submitting documentation verifying professional experience. For information, call Keller Williams Classic III Realty in Clermont at 352536-4104. C2 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, October 16, 2013 / DAILY COMMERCIAL Friday, October 18, 2013 PEOPLE, PLACES AND EVENTS Construction at Mallard to begin ORLANDO Royal Oak Homes plans to start construction on a new phase of Mallard Pond in St. Cloud in November. Matt Orosz, co-president of Royal Oak Homes, said the homebuilder will build 76 new homes at Mallard Pond that will range in size from 1,676 square feet of living space to 3,200 square feet priced from the $170s. Orosz said Royal Oak Homes will host a grand opening on Oct. 12 at Mallard Pond with a community picnic. For information, call 407-206-9305.Voss voted chairman-electORLANDO Members of the Orlando Regional Realtor Association have selected Sharon Voss, of the Watson Realty Corporation, to serve as the associations 2014 chairmanelect. Voss will automatically assume the associations chair manship in 2015. Results of the 2014 ORRA leadership election were announced on Oct. 3 during the Realtor Passport to Success and Afliate Expo. In addition to the chairman election race, six candidates ran for four available director positions. The following individuals will be joining the 2014 ORRA Board of Directors: Dennis Burgess, Legends Realty; Bruce Elliott, Regal Real Estate Professionals, LLC; Steve Graul, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate; and Theodora Uniken Venema, Downtown Brokers, LLC. John Lazenby, Colony Realty Group, Inc., ran unopposed and will assume the vice chairman of budget and nance position. ORRA chairmanelect Zola Szerencses, RE/MAX 200 Realty, will step into the associations 2014 chair man position and cur rent ORRA chairman Steve Merchant, Global Realty International, will stay with the board of directors for another year as immediate past chairman. Directors whose terms continue through 2014 include: Kevin Acker, RE/MAX 200 Realty; Matthew Audier, Keller Williams Heritage Realty; Pegi Brock, Keller Williams Heritage Realty; Lisa Ford, Charles Rutenberg Realty; Dan Lopez, Legends Realty; Reese Stewart, RE/MAX Properties SW, Inc.; and Alice Weinberg, Seminole County Property Appraiser (afliate director). For information, call the Orlando Regional Realtor Association at 407-513-7272.NAI negotiates lease renewalMAITLAND NAI Realvest recently negotiated a lease renewal agreement with the Nemours Foundation for 26,866 square feet of ofce space it occupies at La Vina Marketplace, 9145 and 9161 Narcoossee Road in southeast Orlando. Senior Associate Mary Frances West, CCIM negotiated the transaction representing the local landlord Ripleys International LLC. Mickey Hage of Mickey Hage, Inc. par ticipated in the negotiations representing the Jacksonville-based tenant, The Nemours Foundation.Architects complete designsORLANDO Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, Engineers, Planners based in Orlandos Baldwin Park have completed design work on two Bottom Dollar stores, one in Philadelphia and the other in Chester, Pa. Lonnie Peterson, chairman at Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, said both stores offer 12,000 square feet of grocery store space. Cuhaci & Petersen Architects is one of the nations leading designers of retail space with projects that total more than two million square feet annually. NAI Realvest negotiates $750,000 Sale of professional ofce condominium to medical group for ambulatory care at Savannah ParkNAI negotiates sale of officeSANFORD NAI Realvest recently negotiated the $750,000 sale of the entire rst oor at 3739 Byron Anthony Place a professional ofce building in Savannah Park located off International Parkway and State Road 46 in Sanford. Paul P. Partyka, principal and managing partner at NAI Realvest, represented the seller Pinnacle Bank of Orange City, said the condominium totals 9,883 square feet and was pur chased by Long Island International LLC of Longwood, a doctor investment group who will open an ambulatory care facility. Sanjay Kumar of Florida Residential Commercial and Investment represented the buyers in the transaction. Call Paul P. Partyka, at 407-875-9989 or email ppartyka@ realvest.com.
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C4 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, October 16, 2013 / DAILY COMMERCIAL Friday, October 18, 2013 LOCATION: 20 Great Oak Drive, Fruitland Park FEATURES: 2BR/2BA in Harbor Oaks. Waterfront Community. New Roof, spacious oor plan. Screened in porch. LISTING PRICE: $35,900 SELLING PRICE: $27,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Lena Williams, Morris Realty & Investments. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Sharon Wooten, ERA Tom Grizzard. LOCATION: Royal Highlands FEATURES: Large extended lanai, 2BR/2BA, den, double garage. 1,822 sq. ft. LISTING PRICE: $238,000 SELLING PRICE: $230,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Brian Smith, ERA Professionals. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Adri ana Skoloda, PAL Realty. LOCATION: Royal Highlands FEATURES: Pool home, split 3BR/4BA, den, double garage. 3,025 sq. ft. LISTING PRICE: $310,000 SELLING PRICE: $299,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Richard Beliveau, ERA Tom Grizzard SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Adriana Skoloda, PAL Realty. LOCATION: 511 Alcazar Ct., The Villages FEATURES: 3BR/2BA Lovely home near Spanish Springs. Located in Mira Messa. Amarillo model. Kitchen remodeled with solid surface counter tops, stainless steel appliances. Many extras!! LISTING PRICE: $184,900 SELLING PRICE: $180,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Debbie Gentry, ERA Tom Grizzard. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Renata Cockburn, Mor ris Realty and Investments. LOCATION: 12921 Regiment Drive, Grand Island FEATURES: 3BR/2BA Split with new wood oors, fenced back yard, covered patio. Short Sale. LISTING PRICE: $99,900 SELLING PRICE: $120,555 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Joleen Cooper, Morris Realty and Investments SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: David Bramkamp, Real Estate Direct. LOCATION: 2686 Tuskawilla, Oviedo FEATURES: Country French Estate set on over two lakefront acres. LISTING PRICE: $2,499,999 SELLING PRICE: $2,050,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Linda Lake & Christine Tangusso, ERA Tom Grizzard Inc. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Michael Chiorando, Watson Realty Corp. LOCATION: 1730 Crowned Avenue, Groveland FEATURES: 4BR/2BA home with 1,955 sq. ft. Eat-in kitchen, large living room, access to rear open patio from family room, walk-in closet in master bedroom. LIST ING PRICE: $134,500 SELLING PRICE: $135,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Jeffrey Perry, Prudential Results Realty. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Brandie Mathison-Klein, Keller Williams Classic III Realty. LOCATION: 10305 Pebblestone Court, Leesburg FEATURES: 3BR/2BA Well maintained home featuring formal living room with bay window. Spilt bedroom plan, 2 car garage. Located in gated community. LISTING PRICE: $115,000 SELLING PRICE: $99,450 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Camie Kennedy, Morris Realty & Investments SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Ian Longhorn, Orlando 4 Villas Realty LLC. LOCATION: Royal Highlands FEATURES: Pool home, 3 BR/2BA, double garage. 1,886 sq. ft. LISTING PRICE: $238,000 SELLING PRICE: $230,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Kathy Schlingman, Coffey Realty. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Adriana Skoloda, PAL Realty. LOCATION: 6008 Spring Creek, Mount Dora FEATURES: Country Club of Mount Dora 2BR/2BA across from Golf Course. LISTING PRICE: $149,900 SELLING PRICE: $142,000 LISTING AGENT & OFFICE: Connie Wilhelm, ERA Tom Grizzard Inc. SELLING AGENT & OFFICE: Connie Wilhelm, ERA Tom Grizzard Inc. PROPERTY TRANSFERS A s Floridas econ omy gins up over the next few years eminent domain issues are going to be frontand-center for many property owners. Locally, proper ty owners in the new Wekiva Parkway area, property owners along County Road 466A in Fruitland Park (heading toward The Villages), and those in close proximity to the Hancock Road north extension in South Lake are being contacted by local governments to seize a portion, if not all, of their land for infrastructure projects. The terms eminent domain and condemnation mean the same thing. It is the power of a government entity or authorized utility to take private property for public use. The Florida Constitution provides that no private property shall be taken, except for a public purpose and with full compensation therefore paid to each owner. In 2006, the voters passed Amendment 8, which requires state or local government to hold any property acquired by eminent domain for a period of 10 years. This was done to stop government seizure of private property to benet another private owner in an effort to increase taxable revenues. Raymer F. Maguire of Maguire Lassman, P.A. out of Orlando is regarded as one of the top eminent domain lawyers in central Flor ida, and he represents many property owners in central Florida. According to Maguire, Property owners have the right to be paid for full compensation for property taken and for negative impacts to the value of the remaining property. Maguire pointed out, Many property owners are not aware that the costs of attorneys, appraisers, accountants, engineers, land planners and professionals reasonably necessary to assist owners in securing full compensation are paid by the condemning authorities. Because many property owners are not aware the government must pay for their reasonable defense in eminent domain cases, they sometimes settle for too little money. The other big issue Maguire says that is missed by many unrep resented property owners in eminent domain cases are the negative impacts including unfavorable drainage consequences, driveway connection problems and detrimental grade changes. Maguire cautions, The condemning author ity does not focus on analyzing the projects negative impact on the property owners remaining property or business. For example, if a local government widens a road, and the project creates large ditches or standing water on the remaining property in an eminent domain action, this could seriously affect the value of the proper ty and its use after the road is widened. Maguire says special consideration must be given to businesses in eminent domain cases. Maguire said, Business damage claims can include lost profits and lost good will suffered by operating a business. Maguire added, A claim to damages to trade xtures can also often be made.Your rights in an eminent domain seizure Don MagruderAROUND THE HOUSEDon Magruder is the CEO of Ro-Mac Lumber and Supply Inc., and he is also the host of the Around the House radio show heard every Monday at noon at My790AM WLBE in Leesburg. SEE DOMAIN | C6
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C6 SOUTH LAKE PRESS Wednesday, October 16, 2013 / DAILY COMMERCIAL Friday, October 18, 2013 Condemning authorities must fol low very strict guidelines in proper ty owner notications and there are many laws in place to protect the rights of property owners. Property owners, who believe they cannot ght the government, who are over-willing to accept the rst offer, or worse, believe they can be their own lawyer typically receive less compensation. The value of your property being seized by the government has many variables know you have rights. The condemning authority may ultimately seize your property, however, you have the right to be fully compensated. DOMAIN FROM PAGE C4 DEBBIE ARRINGTONSacramento BeeElizabeth Gilbert allowed her inner gar dener to run free. And a new novel grew. I wanted to write a book I would want to read, said the bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love. Im such a passionate reader ... and this is a big, fat, juicy good old-fashioned read. Released last week, Gilberts The Signature of All Things (Viking, $28.95, 504 pages) is an action-adven ture for plant lovers, she said. Im really, really excited about this book. Ive never had more fun. Other plant people agree. Author Amy Stewart (Wick ed Plants) called it a beautiful, sprawling, epic novel of botanical exploration that is sure to be on every garden ers Christmas list this year. Its appeal is not limited to botany enthu siasts. On the cover of The New York Times Book Review section, author Barbara Kingsolver (Flight Behavior) wrote: If ever a book were doomed to birth in a suffocating caul of expectations, this is it. ... (But) Gilbert has established herself as a straight-up story teller who dares us to adventures of worldly discovery, and this nov el stands as a winning next act. Gilbert has just start ed a book tour. I want to take this book out to the people, she said in a phone interview from her New Jersey home. I cant wait to share this story. Set in the 18th and 19th centuries, the hefty novel follows the adventures of charismatic botanical importer Henry Whitaker and his daughter, Alma, who becomes an ac complished plant scientist. Almas specialty: moss. While caught up in controversies of her time, Alma becomes captivated by an enigmatic artist devoted to orchids. The contrast between moss and or chids is not lost on gar deners. One is of the earth; the other of the air, Gilbert explained. One is showy, beautiful and entirely impractical; a piece of God. The other is underfoot, undervalued, but with hidden secrets and strengths. Where do orchids and moss meet? At the roots. Orchids also are packed in moss, which retains water and acts as a sponge, she added. Moss serves all PROFILEElizabeth Gilbert finds adventure in plant worldSEE PROFILE | C8
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This 3BR/2BA home is unmatched and situated in a thriving gated golf course community -it has a golf cart garage. This oversized Tarpon offers a great room, granite kitchen and baths, laminate oors, peaceful sunroom, enormous master suite and stunning bath...shows like a model. $179,900 G4694909 For more information call Diane Grant at 352-391-2786. CR44 east of CR 468, thru the gate to the end, right to Meadowbend, left to 1153. SATURDAY OCTOBER 18 11AM TO 3PMThis 3BR/2BA home features wide open spaces and plenty of storage. In move-in condition, this home has a great room, eat-in kitchen and enclosed lanai overlooking expansive green space (no rear neighbors, just fruit trees!). Furniture and golf cart to be sold separatelty. Sell your lawn mower as the HOA will cut your grass! For details, call Jerry Day at 813-4955692. 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Park has lot of amenities.Call Jack Voller 352-552-2186 HICKORY HOLLOW ESTATES$14,9003/2 inside laundry with lots of storage. Open oor plan, walk in closet in master bedroom. Screen room off of living areaCall Paul Harris 810-347-2941 MID FLORIDA LAKES$36,900Spacious 3 bedroom 2 bath home in active adult community. This home is ready for the right person to move in quickly. Call Kara 352-360-8900 sorts of purposes, while orchids really have only one to be beautiful. Gilbert, 44, is best known for her globetrotting memoir Eat, Pray, Love, which spent four years on The New York Times bestseller list and became a 2010 hit movie starring Julia Roberts. Like Gilberts mem oir, The Signature of All Things travels the world with stops in England, Holland, Tahiti and South America but this time its in centuries past. With no book deal in place, Gil bert visited Londons Kew Gardens and Amsterdams horticultural libraries as part of her research. And Tahiti, because it was fun, she added with a laugh. The success of Eat, Pray, Love allowed Gilbert the freedom to do whatever she wanted. This was a book I really wrote to enter tain myself, she said of Signature. Im at this moment of tremendous freedom in my life, a place where I never expected to be. I can fund my own proj ects and take as much time as I need. Thats how I could spend 3-1/2 years studying 19th-century botany. That may seem like an unexpected top ic, but botany was one area where a 19th-century woman could excel when other intel lectual avenues were closed. I wanted to celebrate a strong female lead in a sweeping inter generational epic with ideas, Gilbert said. Botany was the only science where women were welcomed. Plants are so associated with women, it was a natu ral area for their inter est. I had to consider the plausibility factor (for the book). It would be hard for Alma to be a chemist. Gilberts fascination with botanical exploration got nudged by a family heirloom: a 1784 edition of Cap tain Cooks Voyages. (Cooks disastrous third voyage propels part of her novels early plot.) Its big, like something that belongs in a wizards library, Gilbert said of her treasure. It contains all of the ships logs and maps from all three voyages (to Tahiti and Hawaii). It was in our home while I was grow ing up. It became my magic book. When I was starting this (nov el), it felt like a sign. Gilberts youth also inspired her interest in growing things. As a child, she lived on a Christmas-tree farm in the Connecticut coun tryside. Her family had no TV, just lots of books. My mother had a huge vegetable gar den, she added. When I got my own place (in rural New Jer sey), I started with an imitation of my mothers garden. We ate out of the garden all year. But then I realized I dont really like growing vegetables, and some of the best produce anywhere can be found in our farmers markets. So now my garden is exclusively owers. Its a big loosy-oosy gar den with delphiniums, echinacea, climbing roses and hydrangeas. Its a kind of Beatrice Potter garden. Gilberts ower beds inspired more gardening, she said. I recently dug up the lawn and replaced it with native wildowers. I call it my bumblebee disco. Its really, really cool and so rewarding. Like any gardener, Im very worried about pollution and whats happening to bees, she continued. Theres no life in the lawn. But the ower garden is constantly buzzing with all this amazing life. Thats where I go when I want to relax.Email email@example.com PROFILE FROM PAGE C6