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Friday, October 28, 2011 Vol. XIX, Issue 43 Call 954-783-8700 to Advertise Email: siren2415@gmail.com Pompano Beach Deer eld Beach Lighthouse Point Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Wilton Manors Oakland Park Hillsboro Beach The Galt Palm Aire The Pelican Pelican Visit us online at www.pompanopelican.com The The Pelican Pelican Pompano Beach Green Market-Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.Guinness record attempt scuttled by strong currents in LBTS By Judy VikPELICAN WRITERLBTS Strong currents forced a scuba diver from Central Florida to abort his attempt this week to spend three days underwater in an attempt to break the Guinness world record for the longest saltwater dive. Allen (Grouper) Sherrod, of Groveland, began his adventure in Diver emerges after 24 hours; will try again at reef strong currents at 8:20 a.m. Tuesday from the Windjammer Resort, just south of Anglins Pier. He had planned to resurface at 8:10 a.m. Friday. Mother Nature had other ideas however, and the attempt was canceled at 8 p.m. Tuesday, when strong currents made it too dangerous for his See SCUBA on page 8By Anne SirenPELICAN STAFFParents in many countries hide these children, and few of them attend school-ever. They are among the estimated 10 million children in third world countries born with cleft lips and/or cleft palates and other deformities. Most are doomed to a lifetime of ridicule. A few years ago when Dr. W. Geoffrey Williams, traveled to Ho Chi What else can you do? asks this physician who travels the world to repair cleft lips, palatesMinh City with a medical team, he was greeted with more than 200 mothers holding their babies and asking him repair their palates or lips. Of the 200 children, Dr. Williams and his team treated less than 30. He says that on the ight home to America, the lights came on. He decided then to spend all of his vacation time helping these children. His mother Beverly Williams says, It soon turned into a lifetime passion. Dr. Williams had honed his skills in plastic and reconstructive surgery since his graduation from medical school in Utah, more study at the University of Vanderbilt, a residency at the University of Texas and then a trip to Taiwan where there are an abundance of children with these birth defects.. Today, Dr. Williams devotes all of his professional time helping children See FOUNDATION on page 5By Anne SirenPELICAN STAFFWilton Manors The ink is still wet on most city budgets, and while no one expects a better year in 2012, this city probably saved its taxpayers at least $100,000 on Tuesday. Taking advantage of low interest rates, Wilton Manors commissioners gave their approvals to re nance the remaining $1.4 million of its 1999 municipal bond for parks development, lowering the rate from 4.378 percent to 2.13 percent. The city had sent out proposals to local banks for re nancing bids earlier this year. SunTrust bank offered the lowest rate. Final approval for the re nancing is expected at the Nov. 22 meeting. Said Assistant Finance Director Bob Mays, This was the time to do it. The rates have never been so low. Following the decision, of cials also agreed to combine two loans with the same bank to replace the citys aging lift station and purchase property to provide more parking facilities at the northern end of the city. The 2.74 percent loan is for 15 years. This lift station is the main station for all city sewage to be dispensed into pipes leading to Fort Lauderdale water plants, said Mays. The station is 40 years old and replacement is crucial. Mays added that there is a high demand and a short supply for parkingThe rst team made it into the ocean with big hopes, but dangerous currents halted the event. City jumps on low rates to save money in future See WILTON MANORS on page 20 City gearing up to curtail illegal activity at Club CinemaBy Judy WilsonPELICAN STAFFPompano Beach The communitys attention is riveted on Club Cinema this week, a venue that admits young, scantily clad teens to concerts that go into the early morning hours, and a place where teens are being arrested for traf cking in drugs, Mayor Lamar Fisher insists that the city will enforce its 2 a.m. closing ordinance and at press time Thursday BSO Capt. Wayne Adkins was preparing to meet with a club representative to discuss drug traf cking inside the venue and its closing hour. We got clari cation from the city attorney today. Two a.m. is closing time and patrons must be out of the building, Capt. Adkins said. Adkins got the club owners attention by sending a warning letter Oct. 13 citing six incidents of on-premise traf cking in ecstasy, cocaine and cannabis. We are inviting them to work See CINEMA on page 18


2 The PelicanFriday, October 28, 2011 By Judy WilsonPELICAN STAFFDeer eld Beach As the petition drive to repeal the 10 percent public service tax continues, residents are seeing the charge on their utility bills for the rst time. Depending on billing cycles, most residents will pay the new tax for days in September although it did not go into effect until Oct. 1. City Manager Burgess Hansons of ce issued a statement this week citing a Florida Statute as justi cation for levying the tax prior to Oct. 1. Under Florida State Statute 166.233, it is clear that the billing date does not mean the Group continues to collect names to repeal of utility tax billing cycle. Therefore the rst billing in October may include that of September since it is part of the October billing. Saying he didnt see it as a problem, the manager went on to say, we are reviewing what option the city may take if in fact we deem it to be an issue. Members of the Rescind Unfair Tax committee were quick to note that September days were included on their bills. Century Village resident Caryl Berners billing cycle went from September 14 to October 13. She was one of the rst to call city hall. In the meantime, the committee has until Nov. 2 at 5 See TAX on page 4Green Market draws crowds on SaturdaysPompano Beach The 9th season of GreenMarket Pompano Beach kicked off the past Saturday to a great crowd and many new vendors! This Saturdays market will feature a Restaurant Showcase with Trina Spillman from The Need to Feed Inc. She will be demonstrating how to make a grilled pesto pizza and a very quick and easy salsa. The markets seafood vendor, From the Boat to You, will have fresh Hog Fish for sale along with other seafood offerings. Live music will be provided by Forecast. Located at the corner of Dixie Highway and Atlantic Boulevard in Old Pompano, the market features fresh fruits and vegetables, juices, seafood, baked goods, gourmet coffee and more! Pompano Beach offers a few good timesThere is live entertainment and special events scheduled throughout the season. Register to win $25 in GreenMarket Bucks! A new winner will be chosen weekly. GreenMarket Pompano Beach is presented by the Pompano Beach Historical Society in partnership with the Pompano Beach CRA. Vendors can contact Market Manager Joseph Yacino at 954.260.3136 Besides these vegan cupcakes, Inika Foods, an organic catering service offers international foods that are healthy and delicious. Find Inika Foods at the Pompano Beach Green Market this Saturday.See POMPANO EVENTS on page 24


The Pelican 3 Friday, October 28, 2011 By Judy VikPELICAN WRITERLBTS Commissioners heard the pleas of the 85-year-old son of a pioneer family and agreed to begin the process of restoring the Friedt name to the towns park. Ted Friedt, the younger of two sons of the late Glenn and Lucy Friedt Sr. said his parents did many wonderful things for the town after their move here in 1938.The Friedt name will again be commemorated at the town park pioneering family made many contributionsYou wouldnt be sitting up there on the dais if my father hadnt gone to Tallahassee in 1947 to secure a new charter for the town after it went bankrupt, he told commissioners. Ted said his family wasnt looking for glory or notoriety. But he said, The wrong that former mayor Oliver Parker did to the Friedt family has to be corrected. Parker was mayor when the name of the park just west of town hall was changed from Friedt Park and Recreation Center to Municipal Park in January 2005. Thats when the commission unanimously approved the change. The Friedts donated $7,500 in 1955 for the improvement and equipment of the park and recreational facilities in LBTS. To show their gratitude, the commission approved an ordinance naming the park for them. In 2005, after improvements were made to the park, the commission rescinded the previous ordinance and passed another to not only honor the Friedt family but other citizens, as well. Thats when Friedt Park and Recreation Center was renamed Municipal Park. The playground area was named Friedt Family Playground, the soccer eld Fire ghters Field, the tennis courts Sylvia Neely Tennis Courts and the bocce courts Michael S. Spicola Courts. A plaque dedicating the tennis courts in memory of Neely and a sign in memory of Spicola are in the park. There is no signage at the playground or soccer eld. Friedt told commissioners that he received a call from Parker when the park was being improved. He said they had to take the name down, but it would be up again when construction was nished, he said.See FRIEDT on page 4


4 The PelicanFriday, October 28, 2011 Later Parker told him the park couldnt be named for a private citizen because the town had received public funds for improvements. A plaque at the site notes that funding for improvements came from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection through the Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program and from the town. Its a tragedy what was done, Friedt told commissioners. The park was named for my father and mother because they had done a great number of things since 1938. Its something I want to correct before I die. Im 85. Richard Huff Jr. of Clearwater, a great-grandson of Friedt Sr. and grandson of Ted, wrote to Mayor Roseann Minnet in August requesting that the Friedt name be restored to the park. He noted that after World War II, when the town lost its charter and reverted to the county, Glenn Sr. nanced a charter committee, organized the formation of a charter and took the charter to Tallahassee to be led. Huff said he wasnt asking that other plaques and names be removed, only that the name Friedt Park be properly and prominently displayed once again, honoring the family that created the park and played such a large role in the development of your town. In another letter to the town, Huff said while he understands the park needs capital from time to time for improvements, I dont believe future donations should decrease the importance of donations made previously. Names of original benefactors should be left standing. I truly see this as a dotherightthing issue for the town. In order to attract future generosity for improvement, donors will want to know that if the town provides naming rights, those rights wont be extinguished with the changing tides of new elected ofcials and new donors. Commissioners agreed the Friedt name should be restored to the park. I apologize that your name was taken off the park, said Vice Mayor Stuart Dodd. Im honored to move to rename it. I still call it Friedt Park, so there you go, Minnet said. She said she was for correcting a wrong and making it right. Your family has done a lot for this town, said Commissioner Birute Ann Clottey. This is history. We shouldnt go around changing names. Friedt said he was pleased. My whole family will be proud, he said. FriedtContinued from page 3 p.m. to turn in the signatures and precinct numbers of 1,234 voters who wish the tax to be repealed by the commission. An initial certi cation of the rescind petitions showed the committee, headed by former mayor Jean Robb, fell short due chie y to wrong precinct numbers. Robb contends the precinct maps she received from the city were defective and inadequate. She also contends that since the Florida Election Code and other cities do not require the voters precinct number on issue petitions, the Deer eld Beach City Clerk should not have given the Broward County Of ce of Elections the directive requiring it. This week, City Attorney Andy Maurodis said the city clerks position in the matter is backed by the City Charter, chapter 7.05 and 7.07. The supervisors of ce had offered to re-examine all the petitions but required that Robbs cease collecting names. Robb refused to halt her efforts and the time it would take to recertify the 2,894 names already collected could put her past the November 2 deadline. Needed to force an election are 4,128 signatures of registered voters.Utility taxContinued from page 2


The Pelican 5 Friday, October 28, 2011 SightingsA local calendar for events, meetings and more in North Broward County. Please email calendar items to siren2415@gmail. com or fax to 954-783-0093. with birth defects. He spent most of his savings in the beginning, but as news got out regarding his work, donations came in allowing him to continue at a full pace. He formed the International Childrens Surgical Foundation, or ICSF, to continue his work. Media recognition followed in The Readers Digest and AP reports. When the news hit Joe Usman, a Pompano Beach contractor, he brought it to his Pompano Beach Rotary Club. A native of Pakistan, Usman wanted to support the medical team in his former country. When he learned that there were security issues there and that spotlighting these teams could cause them problems, he agreed to pour his time into the upcoming ICSF tour in the Phillippines. Children are children wherever they are, Usman says. In America, they operate on these problems at birth. In third world countries, these children are suffering all of their lives. In some cases their parents kill them, but if they live, they are stigmatized forever. Usman and fellow Rotarian Joanne Nelson decided to do something to help Dr. Williams. They, along with other Rotarians, are hosting a fundraiser, Nov. 3 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Palm Aire Business Center hoping to raise $25,000, enough to cover surgery for 40 children. Says Dr. Williams, who serves as secretary and treasurer of ICSF, All of us are volunteers. All donations go directly to training other physicians and underwriting surgery for these children. To help this mission, send donations to Rotary Fund of Pompano Beach, a 501c3 Charity, to: Rotary Fund, P.O. Box 94, Pompano Beach, FL 33061. For more information about Rotary or ICSF, call 954-786-3274. The child here waits for surgery with a family member. While the defect has an obvious appearance, cleft lips and palates also cause problems with feeding and speech. According to public health records, about one in 2,500 babies are born with cleft lips and palates. FoundationContinued from page 1 EventsFile Property Tax Exemptions in the following cities: Check times for speci c dates. Required documentation includes Florida Identi cation Card, Florida Drivers License, voter registration or declaration of domicile or proof of permanent residency. Call 954-357-5579. Nov. 1 Oakland Park City Hall, 3650 NE 12 Ave. from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30 Pompano Beach City Hall, 100 W. Atlantic Blvd., 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 7 or Nov. 11, Lighthouse Point Doreen Gauthier Library, 2200 NE 38 St. 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 15 Deer eld Beach City Hall, 150 NE 2 Ave, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.FoodNov. 6, Chili Cook-off to bene t Gildas Club of South Florida. Teams forming now. The event takes place at Big Dog Station, 3148 NE 12 Ave., Oakland Park. Tasting is $1. Call 954-763-6776.See SIGHTINGS on page 15


6 The PelicanFriday, October 28, 2011 Opinion Deer eld Beach, Pompano Beach, Lighthouse Point, LauderdaleBy-The-Sea, Wilton Manors and Oakland Park The Pompano Pelican is published weekly on FridaysStreet Address: 1500-A E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33060 Telephone: 954-783-8700 Fax: 954-783-0093Letters to the Editor are encouraged and accepted for print if signed, although a writers name will be withheld on request; letters must also include a daytime telephone number. Advertising rates are available upon request. Subscription rate is $31.80 including tax for one years delivery in Greater Pompano Beach; $95.40/per year including tax for others in the United States; call 954-783-8700 for rates abroad. The Pelican is a nonpartisan newspaper and reserves the right to decline advertising. Copyright 2011. Reproduction of this publication in whole or in part is prohibited without written permission of the publisher. The Pelican is a member of the Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce, Deer eld Beach Chamber and the LBTS Chamber. The Pelican is a state certied woman-owned minority business. The Pelican is delivered to businesses, libraries, schools, of ces, hospitals, news racks and single family homes. All advertising and copy is published at the sole discretion of the publisher. We welcome your critiques and ideas concerning this publication. Anne Siren, publisherExecutive Assistant: Mary Hudson Graphics: Rachel Ramirez Windsheimer and Adriana Bonilla Bookkeeper: John White Classi eds: Fran Shelby Contributing Writers: Phyllis J. Neuberger, Judy Wilson, Malcolm McClintock, Judy Vik, Aleese Kopf Copy editors: Phyllis J. Neuberger, Account Executives: Paul Shroads, Carolyn Mann, Bill Heaton, Special Of ce Assistant: Cathy Siren ESTABLISHED 1993 Volume XIX, Issue 43 Founding Editor and PublisherAnne Hanby Siren LettersBreast cancer research gets a boost from yard saleTo the editor: The Balistreri Family wants to thank everyone who attended our annual multi-family charity yard sale. We raised over $1,000 to bene t breast cancer research. It will legislation to ensure the safety of our youngest children To the editor, The well being of our youngest children, those in the Nursery to Pre-K age groups, are of concern to me. It is said that we need to take care of our children, to educate them and to do our utmost to ensure their health and safety. In fact, our government recently set aside $5 billion in an effort to make sure that we achieve these goals. I agree that it is extremely important that we provide an excellent education for our children taking into consideration their varied needs and differences. I also agree that we need to provide them with quali ed teachers, who are patient, compassionate and understanding. However, as important as their education is, we must not place any less emphasis on the safety measures that keep them free from harm. Too often, our childrens safety is thought of as a given by some and an afterthought by others. The caregivers that were responsible for a little girls death when they forgot her on a school bus and left her to die in the Florida heat, were given a sentence that consisted of no jail time whatsoever and 10 years probation! Ten years for a little girls life? How is that justice? That childs life could have been saved if they had simply counted the number of children or taken roll call, or climbed back into the bus to see of everyone had gotten out. Or better yet, put one teacher on the bus until all the children got off and then double checked again. As an early childhood educator myself, I wholly understand that dealing with lots of children can be stressful, and even overwhelming. Still, I fail to understand why extra safety measures are not taken to ensure deadly situations do not occur. Is it too much to ask that safety precautions are among the most important priorities of our childrens caregivers? Why isnt it mandatory that they follow certain procedures and be ned or, in extreme circumstances, jailed it they fail to do so? There should be state and federal laws that require our childrens safety to remain one of our paramount concerns. We need to make our caregivers accountable in every aspect of our childrens care. This is not a dif cult or outrageous request. It is, in fact, the least we owe our children. The No Child Left Behind Act should be taken to heart literally so that we can indeed say that no child has been left behind. Frederica M. Brown-Hicks Broward County ethics code is not necessaryBy Anne SirenPUBLISHERCorruption and politics have been longtime friends. Thats why we have a strong code of ethics at the state level. Its a guide to remind of cials that those irresistible offers are often wrong. Fact is, we really dont know where our ethics are until our ethics are challenged. So why did the county decide to add another code? Codes dont make people ethical. Just look at the rash of Broward politicians sent to jail in the past ten years. But this code has gone too far by limiting possible candidates by their professions. Lawyers lost in the rst round because of the nature of their jobs. One section of the new code, which goes into effect Jan. 2, prohibits public of cials from lobbying. This is ridiculous. There are thousands of attorneys who must lobby for their clients regarding land-use, zone variances and other city, county and state codes. And that includes elected of cials like Gary Resnick in Wilton Manors. We are sure Mayor Resnick works solidly under the state code of ethics which keeps him and other elected of cials keenly aware of con icts of interests and other actions that could be determined as corrupt. The state code works. The state code was effective enough to boot out several corrupt of cials from 2009 to 2011. Voters in Wilton Manors, the one city that has decided to stand up against this code, should support Tuesdays vote for a referendum that allows the public of cials and board members to continue to keep their positions under the state ethics code and not the countys foolish one. On Jan. 31, they will be asked to support the state code as part of the city charter. We hope they do.By Anne SirenPUBLISHERWhy are we tip-toeing around Club Cinema, 3251 N. Federal Highway, Pompano Beach when according to BSO, several arrests, involving drugs, have been made on the property and inside the club. BSO records show that from May through September, re-rescue was called to the club for 20 individuals, 11 of them under age 18. In the past year, BSO answered 127 calls from the club, 14 of which involved narcotics and 15 for partygoers who had passed out, overdosed or were having seizures. Imagine how long any of us could keep our own children if BSO had found them in this condition even once. When interviewed on Chanel 7, an employee of the club, Cory Weisman, called the club a safe place. He was also quoted as saying, We operate under everything that is morally and legally correct for the safety of the children as if they were our own. Commissioner Charlotte Burrie reported that the teens are only served water. As to the dress code, Burrie asks if we want to be the moral police. No, we dont. But there appears to be enough crime to close the place down legally without going into any moral issues. Pompano Beach Mayor Lamar Fisher calls the Club issue a life-safety issue. One day we will lose a life, he said. How long do we wait. Clari cationDeer eld Beach Last weeks story regarding this citys green market opening in December in the Cove Shopping Center failed to give the location of the center which is on the south side of Hillsboro Boulevard just west of the Intracoastal Waterway.Clari cation Lighthouse Point Last week, The Pelican story about author Mary Twitty incorrectly stated the title of her latest book. The correct title is Hi,Im Your Child. The book can be purchased at Amazon.com. Is Club Cinema in Pompano Beach getting special treatment?


The Pelican 7 Friday, October 28, 2011 Making a DifferencePhyllis J. Neuberger wants your suggestions about people who are making a difference. Call 954-783-8700.Halloween Pancakes and Count SpatulaChildren under 12 years of age are invited to chow down on a pumpkin pancake at local I-Hops in the community from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. The event is part of I-Hops No Tricks Just Treats program designed to provide kids with a safe and fun Halloween event. The Count Spatula design-your-own Scary Face Pancake includes an oversized signature buttermilk pancake with a whipped topping mouth and strawberry nose, served with two mini OREO cookies and candy corn on the side to allow kids to create their own Halloween hotcake. Dont forget the cameraThe next monthly bird watch at Deer eld Island Park takes place Nov. 5 at 8 a.m. The excursion is recommended for participants six and up. Cost is $3 per person. The walk will be led by Gloria Cashin. To reach the island park, mee the shuttle boat at 1720 Deer eld Island Park at 8 a.m. Call 954-357-5100. By Phyllis J. NeubergerPELICAN STAFFLast years event was such a success that the Original Florida Follies did a repeat only this year they gave even more money to furnish even more children with $150 wardrobes each on October 2 and again on Oct. 9. Follies President, Doug Gorab says, We went shopping with 200 children each time from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the JCPenney store in City Centre. They opened the store these special hours twice just for us and we really appreciated their enthusiastic cooperation. Thirty employees volunteered their Original Florida Follies contribute $60,000 to provide 400 needy children with wardrobes at JCPenneytime. Store Manager, Judy Arduser and Jonatan Irizarry, supervisor of the childrens department, worked very hard to create successful events and both were in the store by 5:30 a.m. each Sunday to be sure everything went well. Jonatan said, JCPenney is thrilled that the Follies chose to return to our store for their giveaway so that we too can help children in need. The Follies theme is We love and help children, and they prove it with their generosity to children every year. Last year they kicked up their heels for seven performances, raising almost $100,000 through ticket sales and donations. Every bit of that money is going to childrens charities. In addition to the $60,000 designated to provide wardrobes for needy children, they are contributing an additional $30,000 to childrens charities. The lucky children bene ting from the generosity of the Follies are targeted as the most in-need by the staffs of three childrens facilities. They are the Florence Fuller Child Development Center in Boca Raton, the Childrens Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Fort Lauderdale and The Family Center in Plantation. Moms, dads and their children from newborns to age 12 arrived at JCPenney in the Citi Centre to be greeted by Hard working team: Jonatan Irizarry, JCPenny supervisor of the childrens department, paused for a picture with Doug Gorab and Cathy Dooley, of the Follies. [Photos by Phyllis J. Neuberger] Above -Charlene Mode with Jonathan and Paul who hold up their favorite shirts. Left Spiderman added to the day by greeting the families. See Follies on page 26


8 The PelicanFriday, October 28, 2011 Island Water Sports sale raises money for cancer patient, jeans for homelessDeer eld Beach, FL: Island Water Sports hosted its rst annual Daytime Radness on Saturday, Oct. 11, 12-hour event attended by an estimated 6,000 people. The event helped raise money for local and national charities including: Grind for Life Helping People with Cancer, the Karen Rice Bene t and Give Jeans a Chance. A portion of the proceeds from the sale was donated to defray medical expenses for Karen Rice, a local advertising representative suffering from cancer who is seeking treatment at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Through store and raf e ticket sales, more than $5,500 was raised. Throughout the day, Island Water Sports held a denim drive in partnership with the National Coalition for the Homeless and Volcoms Give Back Series. More than 350 pair of jeans were collected and then donated to the Broward Partnership for the Homeless. safety team to exchange his air tanks. I was down having a good time, but the crew couldnt get out to where I was, Sherrod said on Wednesday. When the safety crew did make it to him, they had only enough air for 15 to 20 minutes. It was bad for them, so we called it, he said. Sherrod said conditions were tolerable for him, but there was a surge at some points, and while the tanks were changed, the seas rocked him four to ve feet. Im an extreme kind of person. It was kind of fun, he said. Setting up for a night dive he had found an octopus hole and planned to play with the leggy creatures. After dark, he said it was incredible watching plankton that generate a glow out of the reef. Sherrod says hes no quitter and he plans to return to LBTS on Dec. 1 to try again. This is not going to keep me from getting the record, he said. Sherrod said the purpose of his dives are to bring reef awareness. Lauderdale-By-The-Sea has an arti cial reef system. We have to protect our reefs. He describes LBTS as the coolest shore dive place in all of Florida. Sherrod set up his temporary residence in about 15 feet of water, 300 yards offshore and near the arti cial reef site. A dive instructor, he recently set a world record in Central Florida for the longest freshwater scuba dive; ve days. It took him three attempts. In that case, he stayed in one spot. In the ocean dive, he said he would travel all over the reef. There are a lot more sh out here to make friends with, he said. The current record for longest saltwater dive was set in 2010 by William Gordon in Indonesia. Its for 48 hours, 8 minutes and 7 seconds. Sherrod was aiming for 72 hours. Sherrod said he expected to need 50 tanks of air. Divers from his safety crew and other volunteers were to bring him tanks and change them under water. He wore a wetsuit and full face mask, applied Vaseline to his hands to keep them from swelling and wore gloves. His underwater diet was strictly liquid: Gatorade, Ensure and chocolate milk. He drinks by unhooking his face mask and removing a pod in his mouth. It doesnt take him long to down 24 ounces. The challenges in this kind of dive are more mental than physical, Sherrod said before entering the water Tuesday. He will lose the sense of time, and sometimes get a little agitated. He was able to talk to other divers using an underwater speaker system and in order to sleep, switched from the full-face mask to a regular mask with regulator that he ties to a rock, sleeping face down. He brought along eight hours of Jimmy Buffet music to keep him entertained. Twenty-six divers from Gold Coast Scuba shop signed up for shifts to hang out with him, according to Kim Porter, one of the volunteers. She said he could also communicate with them by writing on a large Magna Doodle. This is a really exciting event, and hes a great guy, said Brian Gagas, one of the owners of Gold Coast Scuba. Hes trying to increase the interest in diving here, and the more national attention we get the better. The towns arti cial reef, designed to stimulate faster coral growth by using a low-level electric current, was recently installed. Recently, the solar panels and buoys were damaged in stormy weather and they have been removed for repairs. John Boutin, general manager of the Windjammer Resort, was host to Sherrod and his team and instrumental in helping him with preparations. I consider the reef an amenity (to the resort), Boutin said. Some have tennis courts. I have the live coral reef. Boutin has been lobbying other local businesses to contribute to the Global Coral Reef Alliance, the nonpro t group that built the arti cial reef. Donations will go to the LBTS project, he said. Sherrods wife Debbie kept busy helping him with equipment. Asked if she worries about him during such adventures, she said, Always. But I have my own support team, pointing to the wives of his crew. Debbie Sherrod helps her husband Allen prepare for dive off LauderdaleBy-The-Sea. Hes aiming for the world record for longest saltwater dive. (Staff photos by Judy Vik) Allen Sherrod applies Vaseline to his hands in preparation for his descent into the sea. DiverContinued from page 1


The Pelican 9 Friday, October 28, 2011 Pompano Beach Chamber eventsNov. 2 Enterprise Networking Lunch Group Share your business cards with other local merchants from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bobby Rubinos, 2501 N. Federal Hwy., Pompano Beach Cost is $15 for lunch. Call 954-941-2940. Nov. 2 Business with a Twist Share your business cards with other local merchants from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Oceans 234, 234 Ocean Blvd., Deer eld Beach. Cost is $10 for members. Call 954-941-2940. Nov. 4 Play golf at Palm Aire with the Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce at Palm Aire Country Club, 3701 Oak Club Drive. Tee-off at 1:15. Call 954-941-2940. Nov. 26 Food Trucks at Isle Casino, 777 Isle of Capris Circle, Pompano Beach from 5 to 10 p.m. Minimum $5 at any food truck and receive $5 in Isle Play and Cash drawing. Call 1-800-843-4753. Construction Open House for Wilton Manors First Registered L.E.E.D. Platinum HomeSPECIAL TO THE PELICANWilton Manors The city announced today the Open House for the rst registered L.E.E.D., or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, Platinum certi ed home in the city. In the continued effort to promote Green Initiatives in Wilton Manors, the city has codi ed the Wilton Manors Green Building Program, the intent of which is to provide the city with a certi cation-based green building program. The open house will take place on November 1, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. at 2100 N.E. 1st Way in Wilton Manors, with members of the Wilton Manors City Commission attending. We are absolutely delighted to have this rst home being constructed and look forward to many more, said Heidi Shafran, Director of Community Development Services for the City of Wilton Manors. This home has the support of the City as well as myself. We look forward to supporting these efforts which provide for a smaller carbon footprint on our island city. Of cial designation of a L.E.E.D.-certi ed home comes after the completion of the home, so there is no possibility of green-washing. With the inspection happening postconstruction, 3rd-party inspectors will be able to certify that each criterion of the program has been met for the L.E.E.D. or Platinum L.E.E.D. certication. The home is being constructed by builder/owner Robert Mannino and Stewart A. Robin is the Residential Designer and Developer, both with Contempo Development. Im tremendously excited to be part of this project. To design the rst L.E.E.D. home in Wilton Manors is such a challenge. And, we are not just going for L.E.E.D. certi cation, but Platinum L.E.E.D., the highest rating currently available for environmentally responsible housing, said Robin. In addition, the house is under construction so during the Open House, visitors will be able to see the actual components of the construction that make this home so energy ef cient. This Open House will be very educational and interactive. Heidi Shafran and Stewart A. Robin are available for interviews and to provide more information about the L.E.E.D. Program and the Wilton Manors Green Building Program.


10 The PelicanFriday, October 28, 2011 THE PEOPLE, THE PLACES, THE THINGS THAT WE DO . By Anne SirenPELICAN STAFFAt its annual Shining Star Luncheon held this month at the Lighthouse Point Yacht Club, the Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce packed the banquet room with some of the most beloved members of the greater community. These people were chosen for their leadership, volunteer work and commitment to the community as a whole. President and CEO of the Chamber Ric Green welcomed guests and introduced Lighthouse Point Commission President Susie Gordon who added a special city welcome. Gwen Leys, Green and Bill Riddick introduced the recipients of the 2011 awards. Nominations for Shining Star had been previously submitted to the Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. The following people were selected: Claudia DuBois, owner of Sisters Juice Company was named Light of the Community. Dubois is past president of the Pompano Beach Historical Society, member of the Sample-McDougald Preservation Society and for years has coordinated the Pompano Beach Green Market. Gail Farkas, director of sales for Comfort Inn Oceanside in Deer eld Beach, was named Light of the Community. Farkas is a past director of the Stephanis Boys and Girls Club, a Soroptimist Woman of Distinction and has been a volunteer for numerous city and chamber events. Greg Jones, director of the Stephanis Boys and Girls Club in Pompano Beach, has served the children of the community most of his life. He was named a Light of the Community. Jean McIntyre, vice president of iBeriaBank, was selected at a Light of the Community. A volunteer and board member of the Pompano Beach Chamber, McIntyre also headed up the most recent leadership program at the chamber. Mike McLain, named a Light of the community, has Gwen Leys and Gail Farkas. Light of the Community Steve Piszczynski, Business Man of the Year Phyllis J. Neuberger, Light of the Community Rachel Wheeler, Junior Light of the Community Mike McLain, Light of the Community Michele Greene, Business Woman of the Year Jean McIntyre, Light of the Communitybeen a member of the Pompano Beach Rotary Club, the Lighthouse Point and Pompano Beach and numerous civic organizations and homeowner group. McLain has been in the nancial services industries for 35 years. He is the branch manager at Summit Brokerage Services in Lighthouse Point. Phyllis J. Neuberger is a retired journalist from Chicago and feature writer for The Pelican Newspaper. Neuberger has covered local businesses in North Broward County. She also created a feature for The Pelican 17 years ago that spotlights volunteers in the community who are Making a Difference. Neuberger was named a Light in the Community. Businessman of the Year was awarded to Steve Piszczynski, manager of Lowes Home Improvement Store in Pompano Beach. Piszczynski has partnered with numerous organizations throughout the city to help rebuild and repair numerous homes. His motto is Never stop improving. Businesswoman of the year went to Michele Greene Michele Greene Insurance Agency in Lighthouse Point. She has been involved in Childrens Home Society, foster parenting, Broward Childrens Center and served as president of the Lighthouse Point Chamber of Commerce. The Founders Award went to Dodie Keith-Lasowick, president of Keith and Associates. Keith-Lasowick has served on various boards, including the Sample-McDougald House Preservation Society. Her civic duties include serving on the Pompano Beach Economic Development Board and numerous city and county boards. Roy Rogers took the Stewart Kester award for his many years of service to the city. He is CEO of Roy Rogers Associates and a special consultant for IBI Group, a full-service engineering company. Rachel Wheeler, 11-yearold, won the Junior Light of the community for her fundraising that reached $175,000 to build homes for earthquake victims in Haiti. She has also been named Americas Top 10 Youth Volunteers for 2011. She is a sixth-grader at Zion Lutheran School in Deer eld Beach. The Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Dodie Keith-Lazowick, Founders award Gregory Jones, Light of the Community Floyd Johnson accepts the Light of the Community award for the citys Community Redevelopment Agency.Agency, or CRA, was honored for its services to the city since June of 2009. The CRA, under the direction of Kim Briesemeister and Chris Brown, have directed the future designs of the city from the eastern to the western boundaries. The work of the Cra has already attracted more than $1 million into the community. The CRA has also partnered with the Green market and Historical Society to bring attention to historic Pompano.Volunteers, leaders, innovators honored by Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce for their work and volunteer efforts


The Pelican 11 Friday, October 28, 2011 SPECIAL TO THE PELICAN Alice Taylor has been named Chief Executive Ofcer of Broward Health Imperial Point Medical Center. The expected start date is January 2012. A long-time member of Taylor named CEO of Broward Health Imperial Point Medical Centerthe Broward Health family, Taylor served as chief operating of cer at Broward Health Broward General Medical Center, or BGMC, and Chris Evert Childrens Hospital, or CECH, from May 2007 to April 2010 and as the director of outpatient surgical services cant improvement in patient satisfaction and was recognized by The Joint Commission for its improvement in core measures. Alice started her career in healthcare as a nurse and has worked her way up the ranks earning the respect of her peers along the way, said Frank Nask, President/CEO of Broward Health. We are thrilled to have her return to Broward Health. We are fortunate to have found such a talented leader for Imperial Point Medical Center. As CEO of Broward Health Imperial Point Medical Center, Taylor will provide leadership to the hospital with physician relations, community involvement, and strategy implementation. The medical center recently added robotic surgery and interventional radiology to its service line. The hospital recently opened a new $18 million emergency department and a new outpatient surgery center. Taylor received her bachelor of nursing degree from Holy Family College and her Masters in Nursing and Master of Business Administration from Widener University in Pennsylvania. at BGMC from January 2003 to May 2007. In her most recent role as chief executive of cer of Schneider Regional Medical Center in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, Taylor focused on customer service and quality initiatives. With her leadership, the hospital demonstrated signi Taylor Advertise with The Pelican 954-783-8700


12 The PelicanFriday, October 28, 2011 ADVERTISING? ITS PART OF DOING BUSINESS. CALL US. 954-783-8700. City applauds water safety directorOcean Rescue Captain Lee Magnuson, 54, retired this week after 35 years of overseeing safety at Deer elds beach. A resident here since age ve, Magnuson is credited with, among other things, expanding the sur ng area and adding more sand volleyball courts to the beach and encouraging special events such as the Fire ghters Challenge. Acknowledging the prolonged applause he received at Tuesdays city commission meeting, Magnuson said he was successful because, I surrounded myself with good men and women. [Photo courtesy City of Deer eld Beach]Magnuson


The Pelican 13 Friday, October 28, 2011 The Pelican 954-783-8700 By Cindy ThumaPELICAN WRITERBasketball season, no small matter at St. Coleman Catholic Church, has begun, and what better way to usher the season in with one of the greats of the game? Dozens of young boys and girls waiting at the Richard Porraro Pavillion at St. Coleman School on October 14, peered into the darkness, anxiously waiting for former Harlem Globetrotter Bobby Zorro Hunter. The players already had completed their evaluations and were waiting for the star of the show. Is the Globetrotter here yet? they whispered to their parents. There was no wondering when Hunter arrived, clad in his white Globetrotters warmup jacket. When hes not making kids happy, Hunter, who from 1966 to 1974 was a Globetrotter, now works as a casino greeter. Its a job hes held for a bit over two years. The thing he loves the most to do is work with youth through the medium of basketball, and Hunter conveyed to the players at St. Colemans a few tips that had nothing to do with the basketball court. Lifes lessons, he told them, were more important than basketball ones. He urged them to give a St. Coleman students get a few tips from Harlem Globe TrotterSee TROTTER on page 14Basketball season opens with tall order to focus on the things that count in life


14 The PelicanFriday, October 28, 2011 rm handshake when meeting someone new, look at them, and give them your full name. More conventional admonitions for the young players were to always focus and practice, practice, practice. Hunter is a genuine Globetrotter who grew up in Harlem and played basketball at what is now Tennessee State University. Hunter played brie y with the New York Knicks and signed up for the Globetrotters in 1966, after the Knicks released him. TrotterContinued from page13Pompano Beach The Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, or CRA, in partnership with the City of Pompano Beach will be hosting the second annual Real Deal, a seminar and networking event for the development and construction industries. The event is designed to increase the participation of local companies in City and CRA construction projects. This free event will take place at the E. Pat Larkins Community Center located at 520 Martin Luther King Blvd. on Thursday, Nov.10 from 6 to 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. In 2012/2013, the City of Pompano Beach and CRA are expected to spend approximately $73 million on construction projects. The Real Deal II will bring local contractors, sub-contractors, skilled labor and tradespersons together to meet and share their information and expertise. City Departments such as Parks and Recreation, Utilities and Building Maintenance will be represented to discuss their construction and maintenance needs as well as upcoming projects and RFPs (Request for Proposals). City personnel will also be on hand from departments such as Building, Zoning, Business Tax Receipts and Purchasing to assist participants in navigating the requirements for doing business with the City of Pompano Beach and CRA. Contractors who have successfully won bids in the City will also be in attendance. For more information, contact the Pompano Beach Business Resource Center ofce at 954-586-1111.Pompano Beachs $73 million CRA construction projects will bring new jobs to the city Advertise with The Pelican 954-783-8700


The Pelican 15 Friday, October 28, 2011 First Presbyterian Church The Pink Church, 2331 NE 26 Ave., will host its annual Monster Concert, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at the church. Expect the organ favorites of Bach, performed by Count Dracula along with other characters. Other terrifying and haunting harmonies will be performed at this organ recital by costumed characters. All are welcomed to wear costumes. Suggested donations are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Call 954-941-2308. SightingsContinued from page 5 Halloween Monster Concert Call The Pelican 954-783-8700Green Market, Wilton Manors, Saturdays and Sundays at Hagen Park 2020 Wilton Drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. fresh produce, international baked goods, herbs/ spices, doggie treats, pickles, jams, infused vinegars, pasta and more. Call 954-531-5383. Pompano Beach Green Market Every Saturday at the corner of West Atlantic Boulevard and North Dixie Highway from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fresh vegetables, crafts, plants, food and music.Fishing PiersPompano Beach Fishing Pier extends more than 1,000 feet into the Atlantic, 222 N Pompano Beach Blvd., Pompano Beach, Anglins Pier Commercial Blvd., Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, 954-491-9403 Deer eld Beach International Pier 200 NE 21st Ave., Deer eld Beach. 9544269206. 954-943-1488LeisureThe American Legion Auxiliary Unit 142 has Bingo on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at 171 SW 2 St., Pompano Beach. Food is available from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call 954-942-2448. The NE Focal Point Alzheimers Day Care Center located at 301 N.W. 2nd Avenue in Deer eld Beach, offers a weekly Caregivers Support Group every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon. MeetingsNov. 9 Broward Shell Club Meeting November 9, 2012 November Raf e Shell of the Month Conus bengalensis, Okutani,1968 The Bengal Cone trawled by sherman 100m muddy sand bottom with rubble Andamen Sea, off Phuket, Thailand 2010 Zonta International meets on the third Tuesday of the month at Duffys Diner, 401 N. Federal Hwy., Deereld Beach at 11:15 a.m. Zonta International is a classi ed service organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women lo-See SIGHTINGS on page 17


16 The Pelican Friday, October 28, 2011 By Malcolm McClintockPELICAN WRITERGood wine, good food and a zest for life is a succinct way to describe the cultural zeitgeist of modern day Portugal. At Portugalia restaurant, this shrewd existential philosophy is espoused with alacrity. With a steady flow of Portuguese conversation emanating from all corners of this cozy eatery, patrons are always treated to an authentic dining experience. The bar area offers great sanctuary for the single soul looking to savor various wines while enjoying mouthwatering native specialties. The dining room is perfect for a romantic tte--tte or a meal amongst friends. The appetizer selection starts with intriguing options such as fried quail in mild hot sauce, broiled Portuguese sausage and sauted shrimp in spicy garlic sauce. The succulent little neck clams steamed in garlic and cilantro with olive oil and white wine are a must-try house specialty. This is a very popular appetizer, says owner Helder Oliveira. Homemade soups and an eyecatching grilled chicken salad are also available. On the entre front, the Bife Portugalia features steak sauted in white wine topped with ham and eggs. The pork loin in wine with garlic sauce is also a nice treat. Both come served with rice and fried potatoes. On Sundays, we have roasted suckling pig with black pepper sauce, adds manager J.P. Taveres Chicken breasts come in a variety of reliable recipes. Portugalia restaurant brings the full avors of the Iberian peninsula to the heart of Pompano Beach Portugalia900 E. Atlantic Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL Tel: 954-657-8835 Hours: 12 pm 11 pm daily [Above] Three Portugalia specialties the Ameijoas Bulh o Pato, the Bolinhos de Bacalhau and the Camarao Guillo. The little neck clams are prepared with garlic, cilantro, olive oil and white wine. The deep fried Bacalhau cod sh cakes can be enjoyed with various tangy sauces. The sauted shrimp are smothered in a mild spicy garlic sauce. All meals come with warm Portuguese bread known as Pano Seco. Standing in front of Portuguese ags, friendly co-proprietor Natalie Gregrio shows off a grilled whole striped bass served with potatoes and veggies.See PORTUGALIA on page 25


The Pelican 17 Friday, October 28, 2011 SPECIAL TO THE PELICANIts not what you think could be happening to your body, its what really is happening to your body that matters. So take full advantage of the Nov. 5 Community Health Fair from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Lighthouse Point Fire Station where professionals will answer your questions. Here are some of the free tests that will be offered: Cholesterol/Blood Sugar This is available to the first 60 people who register. A 12-hour fast prior to the screening will be required. Carotid Artery Screening Blood Pressure Pulse Oximetry This measures oxygen in your blood. Stroke Assessment Other than these free tests, those who attend can get information from Broward Health Center regarding its memory center, joint replacement center, the spine care center and the wound care center. Flu shots will be available from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be a minimal charge. The Blood Mobile will be on hand for those who want to donate blood. The event is sponsored by Broward Health, North Broward Medical Center and the Lighthouse Point Fire Department. Other community health experts will be on hand to answer health questions on specific matters. Free health fair set in Lighthouse Point for Nov. 5 at re station SightingsContinued from page 15 cally and worldwide through service and advocacy. Call 561-392-2223. The Greater Pompano Beach Senior Citizens Club meets on the second Wednesday of the month at the Emma Lou Olson Community Center on NE Sixth Street Pompano Beach at 10 a.m. Activities focus on the general welfare,health,education and security of senio r citizens. We welcome people of all ages. HealthYoga class for all levels at Hagen Park, behind the City Hall at 2020 Wilton Drive in Wilton Manors on Tuesday nights from 6:30-8 p.m.and Saturday mornings from 10:30 till noon. Cost is $7. Call 305.607.3520 with any questions. Parking is free on Saturday morning class. Bring See SIGHTINGS on page 18


18 The Pelican Friday, October 28, 2011 with us, Capt. Adkins said. Well help them out, but they have to work within the guidelines of our ordinances. Failure to correct the problems will put the club before the Nuisance Abatement Board which could close the club down, the captain said. Currently, Hypnotic Productions is running an ad on the internet for a Halloween party this Saturday at Club Cinema, inviting all ages and advertising 9 p.m. 4 a.m. hours. Tickets run $20 to $40. A Channel 7 expose last week put the club at 3251 N. Federal Highway in the news. The TV station chose to produce a story about a day-glo party attended by young teens, the girls wearing barely-there lingerie. That night several teens became ill and were taken to the hospital, four others were arrested inside the club for selling ecstasy. Ironically, the clubs dress code as listed on its website, no ip ops, shorts, athletic wear, does not address underwear. The club has been a hotspot for illegal activity for some time. BSO records for the period May through September show re-rescue was called to the club for 20 individuals, 11 of them under age 18. In the past year, BSO answered 127 calls from the club, 14 of which involved narcotics and 15 for partygoers who had passed out, overdosed or were having seizures. At the commission meeting Tuesday, Mayor Fisher urged both the city and BSO to enforce all measures possible to rectify the situation. This is a life-safety issue young teens are being exposed to the drug and alcohol scene. One day, well lose a life. We have to bring closure to this issue. Make sure we are doing all we can, he told his managers. The strip center is also home to the former Crazy Horse strip club which had its share of bad publicity a decade ago. Now vacant and ravaged by a re, the space, a few doors north of Club Cinema, is being eyed by Commissioner Charlotte Burrie for a civic center. Burrie, whose district includes the club and residential neighborhoods to the west, said she is attempting to negotiate a lease with the property manager in Chicago, Greg Berkowitz, for the 8,000 square feet. She said the city has put together a nancial plan to operate the center which would cost no more than running the Pat Larkins Center after the renovation investment of $1.5 million is made. The funds to build are already in a capital improvement budget, the commissioner said. I can think of nothing better for the neighborhood than turning a strip joint into a civic center, she said. It would get rid of the blight there. Until the club made the news, Burrie said she had only a few calls from concerned parties. She called the dance parties the new plaything, the rage for kids, and CinemaContinued from page 1 addressing the clothes they wear said, Do you want to be the moral police? Burrie said the only thing at the club being sold to the kids is water. But she understands they drink alcohol and strip down offpremise before entering the club. We have to be careful what we say here. There are legal issues. Im not against anybody making a living, Burrie said. No one associated with the clubs management has been arrested. The strip center where Club Cinema is located is reportedly owned by convicted felon Sam Frontera who served four years for cocaine traf cking in the early s. He remodeled the space now occupied by Club Cinema in 2005 using a local contractor and former Deer eld Beach mayor Al Capellini. Do you want to be the moral police?-Burriea mat and water.LecturesNov. 2 Jewish Center of Temple Sholom Alan L. Berger, professor of Judaic Studies at Florida Atlantic University will discuss Harry S. Truman and the State of Israel,at the Temple, 132 SE 11 Ave., Pompano Beach. The lecture is free and open to the public. Call 954-9426410.MusicHandels Messiah Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 7955 Royal Palm Blvd., Margate. Professional soloists from the Florida Grand Opera, directed by John Moore. Call 954752-3030. The concert is free. A free-will offering will be taken.TheaterThrough Nov. 6 Bye Bye Birdie at the Tamarac Theater of the Performing Arts, 7143 Pine Island Road, Tamarac Square West Shopping Center. Tickets sold at box of ce. Call 954-7267898.VolunteerHospice Volunteers needed VITAS innovative Hospice Care of Broward needs volunteers who can make friendly visits to terminally ill patients and their families, provide relief for caregivers, visit veterans and more. Two-day orientation require. Call 954-777-5396. Pompano Has Heart, a volunteer group that assists SightingsContinued from page 17 See SIGHTINGS on page 27


The Pelican 19 Friday, October 28, 2011 Wilton Manors On Sunday, Oct. 16, David Dodson, a Public Safety Aide with the Wilton Manors Police Department died suddenly. Officer Dodson was born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania on Aug. 21, 1960. He and his family eventually moved to Florida where he graduated from Boca Raton High School in 1980. Upon graduation, Officer Dodson was employed with Boca Raton Police Department as an Accident Scene Investigator. After leaving Boca Raton, he began working in the restaurant business. After 11 years in the business, Officer Dodson began a 17-year career with Home Depot. Eventually he decided to return to his love of law enforcement and began his employment with the Wilton Manors Police Department in 2006 as a Police Service Aide. Due to his hard work, motivation and willingness to learn, he was chosen to attend the Institute of Public Safety Academy for Accident Investigations in 2009. He successfully completed the six-week academy and was assigned to Road Patrol. Officer Dodson was tasked with several other responsibilities and performed them all in an exemplary manner. This reflected in his recent selection as Employee of the Quarter. Officer Dodson was the Field Training Officer, Terminal Agency Coordinator, Evidence back-up technician and Emergency Management Operations representative for the department. This week, Chief of Police Paul OConnell referred to Officer Dodson as an exemplary employee. He was dependable, loyal, consistent, honorable, and most of all humble. David always had a positive attitude. He was in every sense of the word a team player who cared about his co-workers. He served the community with a strong ObituaryDavid Dodson served as exemplary of cer for city DodsonSee Dodson on page 27


20 The Pelican Friday, October 28, 2011 in the northern area of the city. This will help attract customers to that area and add revenue to the city from parking meters, he said. The city has about 370 parking meters presently. Average revenue per meter is between $500 and $600 annually. County code of ethics puts mayors job in peril Wilton Manors Commissioners agreed to put a question on the Jan. 31 ballot regarding the recent Broward County Code of Ethics. Most controversial in the countys new code are requirements that elected city of cials and volunteer board members must disclose their annual salaries. The second issue, one that directly impacts Mayor Gary Resnick, addresses lobbyists. Resnick, an attorney, works as a lobbyist at GrayRobinson, PA, a law rm in Fort Lauderdale. He is also a shareholder in the rm. The new county code prohibits any parttime employee of a city within Broward County to engage in any lobbying activities. Elected of cials are considered part time employees. As of Jan. 2, Resnick would be in violation of the code if he continues to lobby. Said Resnick on Tuesday, Some people wont run for of ce with these restrictions. Volunteer board members will be under the same scrutiny: They must abandon lobbying. On Tuesday, commissioners agreed to circumvent the county code by placing two referenda on the Jan. 31 ballot. The question will ask voters to accept the state ethics standards for elected of cials and Wilton ManorsContinued from page 1volunteer board members as opposed to the countys code regarding salary disclosure and lobbying. Upon voter approval, city of cials must then adopt the state code as part of its city charter. City Manager Joe Gallegos said that once the ethics code is in the city charter, it trumps the county code. Vice Mayor Tom Green didnt like the idea. I am very nervous about the appearance of this. Its foolish and absurd. I dont like the perception of us trying to hide something. Commissioner Julie Carson found discomfort on both sides. We do live in a county where [some] elected of cials have gone to jail. In all of that impropriety, fear and distrust of public of cials [is evident]. Resident Paul Kuta called the county code too obtrusive. In other business, the commission: Approved a transfer of $4,355.95 from the Law Enforcement Forfeiture Trust Fund to reimburse the citys general fund.See WILTON on page 21


The Pelican 21 Friday, October 28, 2011 Rev. Hyvenson Joseph WORSHIP DIRECTORY: Approved placing funds raised from city surplus property to be placed in a parking fund for future parking lots in the city. Congratulated Benjamin Little and the Wilton Manors Historical Society for the completion and publication of Wilton Manors: From Farming Community to Urban Village, a book soon to be available for sale. WiltonContinued from page 20By Aleese KopfPELICAN WRITERPompano Beach Come next year, thousands of Pompano residents could be enjoying lower flood insurance premiums or be exempt from purchasing it all together. After almost 20 years, FEMA is updating the Federal Flood Insurance Maps, or FIRM, in Pompano Beach. New federal ood zone maps give residents an insurance breakFIRMs establish flood hazard areas and base flood elevations. In order for the city to be eligible for federal flood insurance, it must adopt the maps. Lenders also use the maps to determine when flood insurance is required for federallybacked mortgages. In addition, FIRMs mandate the minimum floor elevation requirements for new construction and improvements to existing buildings. According to the Broward County website, the updated digital maps use a new vertical datum that enables consistent comparisons of land and water elevations and more accurate boundaries of flood hazard areas. The current flood maps are paper maps. They provide Base Flood Elevation, or BFE, with data which was established in 1929, said Jean Dolan, principal planner for the city. Dolan said right now the maps have very little detail and show very few differentiations in flood zones. She said the new digital maps will benefit most residents. This is a good thing for the majority of Pompano, Dolan said. Most of the city is in an area with a favorable change versus the few areas with an unfavorable change. Some properties will no longer require flood insurance, other properties will be under the same risk and wont be affected, and a few properties will be mapped into higher-risk areas requiring an increase in insurance premiums or the purchase of insurance where it was previously not required. Sandra King, public communications director, said for Broward County the new numbers indicate 25 percent of the residents in each city will get favorable news and only six percent of those not previously included, will have to buy flood insurance. Dolan said it is too soon to speculate for sure what will happen to insurance rates. The maps wont take effect for another year so it may take some time to figure out whats going to happen to insurance costs, she said. The updated flood maps will become effective after a series of public open house See FLOOD MAPS on page 25


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Free Estimates. Call 561-350-3781. 10-28 LIGHTHOUSE CLEANING SERVICE Customized To Meet Your Needs, For A SPARKLING Clean Home. You Can Relax & Enjoy Life. Family Owned All Work Supervised Eco Friendly Products. Free Estimate. Elizabeth Rodgers 954-5318873. 11-11 PRIVATE DRIVER AIRPORT TRANSIT Doctors Visit Shopping. Daily Work Transport. Days Evenings Weekends. 954-486-0060. 10-28 GINGERS HOUSEKEEPING 20 Yrs. Exp. Licensed. References Available. Honest & Reliable. Love To Clean Windows! Help Organize No Problem. Free Estimates. 954200-4266. 10-28 HANDYMAN SERVICES Commercial And Residential. No Job Too Small. Insured. Free Estimates. Call For More Information. 305-562-0632. 11-4 AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION Pickup & Drop-off. Dr. Visits, Shopping, Tours, Etc. Speak Spanish, Portuguese, English. Madeline 754-234-0617. 12-30 PLUMBING ALL PHASES Leak Repairs, Fixtures,. Fair Pricing. Senior Discounts. 954-661-6329. Beat All Prices. 10-28 PLUMBING SERVICES Big Jobs Small Jobs. We Do It All. 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Call Donna at 407-406-7465. 10-28 MUSICIANS WANTEDThe American Legion Symphonic Band is now accepting new members for the 2011-2012 season. College age to seasoned seniors are welcome. Rehearsals are held on Wed. evenings at American Legion Post 142 in Pompano. Percussionists, euphonium and clarinet players are especially needed. If you enjoy making music, call Jim McGonigal, Music Director at 954-647-0700 for more info.DEEP WATER VILLA DOCKPOMPANO BEACH 2/2 1700 SQ FT. Screened Fla Room. Private Yard. W/D. 4 Park. No Fixed Bridges. Community Pool. Deeded Dock.. 2 Blocks Beach. $285,000. Call 954-6291324. 10-28HOMES FOR SALELEISUREVILLE REDUCED $109,550. ATTACHE MODEL. 2/2, Garage, Front Porch. Very Private. 2 Active Clubs & Heated Pools. FREE Golf. New Water & Sewer System. 55+. Realty 3000. 561-8663839. 11-4 HOMES FOR RENTPOMPANO BEACH Cottage Style House 2/1, Pool. Large Fenced Yard. $1075 Month. Call Darci 954-783-3723. 510 NE 35 Street. 11-4 P OMPANO BEACH 3/2 CENTRAL AIR. Screened Porch. Small Utility Room. $1100 Mo. 620 NE 35 Street. Call Darci 954783-3723. 11-4 POMPANO LHP Unique Opportunity. High End House In High End Neigborhood. 3/2 w/ Fenced Yard. Not A Rental Area. Granite, Tile Floors. Perfect. $1900/ Mo. 609-638-1291. 10-28 CHARMING POMPANO 2/1 Large Fenced In Back Yard With Shed $1075 1 NE 34 Street. Call Darci 954-783-3723. 11-11 CO-OP SALESPOMPANO BEACH 1/1 On Water, Dockage Available At Your Door. $59,500. Coldwell Banker Barbara 954-6291324. 10-28SEASONAL RENTALSPOMPANO BEACH 2/2 Beautifully Furnished 9th Floor Corner Apt. Great Views. All Amenities. $2,000 A Month. Call 954-785-0177. 10-28 POMPANO BEACH 2/2 Christopher House Condominium. Furnished $2,000/Month. 3rd Floor Oceanside. Washer/Dryer. Assigned Parking For 2 Cars. 954-561-5244 or jimjpf@ yahoo.com.10-28


The Pelican 23 Friday, October 28, 2011 Classi edsCall 954-545-0013 REAL ESTATE WANTEDI BUY HOUSES!! CASH!! AS IS! QUICK CLOSE! ANY AREA ANY CONDITION! NO EQUITY OK. CALL NOW 954-914-2355. 1-20CONDOS FOR SALELIGHTHOUSE POINT 2/2 Condo. Convenient Location. 1st Floor. Great Amenities. No Pets. $55,000. Barbara@ Balistreri Real Estate. 954-2637129. 10-28 PALM AIRE POMPANO Split 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo For Sale. Major Upgrades Carpet/Tile Throughout Large Country Kitchen (17 Ft.)Newer Full Washer & DryerSeparate Laundry Room And Breakfast Room Hurricane Windows$3K PianoNicely Furnished Quiet Bldg./Shopping Nearbyth FloorSpiritual Views Of GolfLarge Pool Close byLow Maintenance/ TaxesImmediate Occupancy$135K Offers. 954-895-4596. 11-4 CONDOS FOR RENTDEERFIELD BEACH Waterfront Furnished 2/2, Huge Balcony. Awesome View! Heated Pool, Cable, Covered Parking. No Pets Or Realtors. Good Credit Required. Annual $1100. Also NON Waterfront Annual. 2/2 $800-$825. Call 631-885-3342. 10-28 POMPANO BEACH On Intracoastal Studios & 1 Bedroom 1 Bath, Totally Furnished Impeccable. Daily From $100. Welcome Snowbirds. 954-943-8800. 11-18 LEISUREVILLE 2/1 FURNISHED CONDO 55+. 2 Clubhouses & 2 Pools. Many Amenities. $795 Month Yearly. Call 954-806-0504. 11-18 1ST MONTH FREE!!! Lighthouse Point 55+/1 Apartment. Fresh Paint. Cleaned Carpet. Balcony Overlooks Garden & Pool. Rec. Room. Safe Neighborhood!! $800 Month. 954-707-9949. 10-28 OCEANFRONT YEARLY RENTAL 2/2 Pompano Beach Club 15th Floor. Views Of Ocean & Intracoastal. Fully Furnished. 2 Pools, Restaurant, Gym, Bar, Etc. $1600 Per Month. Call Audrey 570-246-9240. 10-28 APTS FOR RENTDEERFIELD/POMPANO BEACH 1 BR & 2 BR APTS FOR RENT. Remodeled, Paint, Tile, Etc. W & D On Site. Pool. Pet Friendly. Call George 954809-5030. 11-18 POMPANO BEACH Atlantic Intracoastal Area. Duplex 1/1, Yard, Quiet. Utilities Included. $1,000 Month Yearly. Please Call 954-415-8838. 10-28 POMPANO BEACH MCNAB RD & NE 18 AVENUE 1 & 2 Bedrooms Furnished/ Unfurnished. $675 $875 And Up. Pool, Tile Floors. Central A/C. 954-610-2327. 10-28 BEACHY KEEN! One bedroom, One Bath, One Block From The Sand In NE Pompano; Annual Unfurnished. $900 Monthly. 954-614-8428. 11-4 FT LAUDERDALE NE 56 St. & 18 Avenue. 2/2 $900 Month 2/1 $850 Month 1/1 $700 Month. Tile Floors, Pool. 1770-807-9557. 10-28 POMPANO GARDENS $795 1/1 $200 Deposit. Nice Area Minutes To Beach Pet OK. Please Call 954-515-2554. 10-28 POMPANO BEACH 1/1 NW $650 2/1 $750 SW 1/1 $725 2/1 $925 NE 1/1 $675 2/1 NE $950 TH 2/1.5 $1095 All FREE Water. Rent + $70 MovU-In. 954-781-6299. 11-4 POMPANO BEACH 1 & 2 Bedroom From $495. Easy Movein. 1/2 OFF DEPOSIT. Remodeled. Great Location. 954-783-1088 For More Info. 1-6 STUDIOS EFFICIENCIESDEERFIELD BEACH A1A Live at the beach off season. Ef ciencies available for $300 Weekly, pay as you go, no deposit or security, cable, pool, laundry, wireless. Ocean Villa 954-427-4608. 11-4OUTDOOR STORAGEDEERFIELD BEACH OUTDOOR STORAGE For Boats, RVs, Commercial Vehicles & More. Call Chris At 954-520-1777. 11-11COMMERCIAL FOR RENT-SALEPOMPANO COMMERCIAL OFFICE Spaces Available. Ranging From As Low As $500 To $700 Depending On Square Footage. Please Call Darci At 954783-3723. 11-4 DEERFIELD BEACH Retail Of ce Warehouse 700 Sq Ft With Loft. A/C, Bathroom. $575 Per Month. Call For More Info 561-654-1331 Or 561-9985681. 11-18MUSICAL ITEMSBABY GRAND PIANO $1,200 FIRM. CALL 954-783-8700. ORGAN for SALE Excellent condition. $400. Call 9542950194.FURNITUREBEDSETS King $180 Queen $130 Full $110. Twin $90. 5 Pc Bedroom Set $399. Frames $39. Call 954-465-6498. 11-11 BOAT DOCKLAKE SANTA BARBARA Quiet Canal. Good Dock. Please Call For More Information. 954-9463301. 10-28 Pelican Classi eds Can Save You Time and Money


24 The Pelican Friday, October 28, 2011 Advertise with The Pelican 954-783-8700 Capt. RJ Boyle is an experienced angler in South Florida. His studio is located in Lighthouse Point. Call 954-420-5001.. or visit greenmarketpompano.com to download a vendor application. East Village Uncorked to showcase restaurants Pompano Beach Enjoy over 15 restaurants featuring international cuisine, wine tastings from around the world in participating shops, artist exhibits throughout Harbor Village and live entertainment in three locations at this free event open to the public. Various merchants will be hosting in-store specials and giveaways, interactive art projects, and more! Participants also have the chance to win a $50 shopping spree! Pick-up your Discovery Tour Guide at participating merchants in Harbor Village, Atlantic Square Shopping Center or at the CRA information booth. Free Parking is available. Event is located just west of the Intracoastal on East Atlantic Boulevard in Pompano Beach. Visit pompanobeachcra.com for more details. Pompano eventsContinued from page 2By RJ BoylePELICAN ANGLERI am so happy not to have to deal with hurricane preparations. I can relax now and get fired up to fish. I am going to make it a sailfish weekend. It seems a little early but the guys crushed the sails last weekend. They were catching them both on the troll and on live bait. I am actually going to troll because I want to try out some new teasers and dredge equipment. Trolling dredge teasers is the new and improved billfishing method. The setups can be simple to quite elaborate. The easiest method is to use the stripteaser holographic teaser. This teaser is trolled behind the boat up to 8 knots. It is very light and easy to deal with and fish absolutely love them. The teaser has four or six arms, and it has long shiny strips with ballyhoo images on it coming off of each leg of the dredge. For the advanced fishermen the shiny strips would be replaced with actual mullet or a rubber mullet. It is very time consuming to rig these fish the right way to get them to swim naturally. We rig them for customers at the shop all the time during sailfish season. The dredge really improves your chances to catch more fish. Stop by the shop and check them out. You will understand when you see them why fish love them. Get Tight RJ Boyle I love stripteasersThe Pelican We Mean Business


The Pelican 25 Friday, October 28, 2011 From Marsala to Francesa to Parmigiana, most of Portugals neighbors have tantalizing contributions to offer with regard to poultry preparation. But the brightest star in the restaurants culinary constellation is, unequivocally, the fresh seafood. The storied seafaring nation of Portugal has developed a proud maritime gastronomic tradition and, thankfully, it is on full display at Portugalia. Our paella and mariscada are signature dishes, says manager Taveres. The former is served with classic yellow rice and the latter is a stew. Either way, these delectable made-for-two dishes unveil cornucopian amounts of lobster, mussels, scallops, shrimps and clams smothered in rich saffron laced sauces. Named after a former African colony, the Mozambique style shrimp showcases a hearty serving of the popular crustacean smothered in a palette pleasing white wine and spicy lemon sauce. One of the favorite dishes served in a multitude of fashions, Bacalhau, is a national staple consisting of dried and salted cod fish. Broiled, poached, shredded or fried, the fish exudes the full flavors of its specific preparation. Many versions include sauted onions, peppers and potatoes. Portugalia also offers great fresh fish platters. We buy our fish and seafood fresh every morning. Grilled sardines, snapper and striped bass can be enjoyed whole every day, says co-proprietor Oliveira. This friendly eatery has an extensive selection of predominantly Portuguese wines and ports. No meal would be complete without an appreciative nod to the oenological prowess of this Iberian nation. For dessert, Portuguese custard filled pastries and flan are always a great way to conclude a voyage to this westernmost European country. Large entres start at $12.95. Daily specials begin at $7.95 and feature many specialties not always available on the regular menu. Wine by the glass can be enjoyed for $4.50 and bottles for $18. Free parking is ample and all major credit cards are accepted On the weekend, live music starts around 9 pm and provides the ambiance one would expect from a fun night in Lisbon. Several flat screen televisions make this an ideal place to catch European soccer games as well. For an authentic yet affordable Portuguese dining experience in Pompano Beach, this little restaurant on Atlantic Blvd is sure to please.Malcolm McClintock is president of Alabaska LLC, a firm that assists hotels, restaurants and individual property owners with their purchasing needs. He holds an MBA and has lived in Thailand, Spain, France, Mexico, Canada and the US where he has developed a deep appreciation for world gastronomy. PortugaliaContinued from page 16meetings and an appeal and adoption process. City officials say they are urging property owners to attend the meetings and check their status. If the flood zone appears to be technically incorrect, property owners have a 90-day appeal beginning in December. The updated FEMA flood maps may be adopted as soon as July 2012. Broward County will host a meeting on the maps Nov. 16 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Herb Skolnick Center, 800 SW 36 Ave., Pompano Beach.Flood mapsContinued from page 21 Advertise with The Pelican 954-783-8700


26 The Pelican Friday, October 28, 2011 by Spiderman, glittering jacketed Follies volunteers and the fun began. With parental approval, each child made clothing choices, dropped them into a basket until the allowable amount was reached on the Follies volunteers calculator. The store buzzed like a beehive, as groups of shoppers lined up for a turn. Alexandria Nunez, a JCPenney volunteer, automatically drops underwear and socks into each basket at the start. She says, Its fun to be part of the excitement. I did it last year and didnt want to miss it this year. The shopping families got a warm welcome from Follies men and women. A JCPenney discount to the Follies meant that each child would have a little extra to spend. Each child wore a name and size tag to make shopping easier and more fun. In addition to regular store displays, there were racks of shirts, pants, jackets and more organized by the retailer in anticipation of the event. Follies President, Doug Gorab gave raves to Pennyes for providing this private shopping opportunity, ample sales people, and a courtesy discount. He said, Weve been told that most of the children have never owned brand new clothing before so this is a real treat. Cathy Dooley, founder of the Original Florida Follies, sat at the store entrance/exit door handing a Beanie Baby with a $5 Burger King gift certi cate to each child leaving. She told the Pelican, We work hard all year round. The performers rehearse three times a week to bring their outstanding show to South Florida venues, but we all think its worth it when we see the childrens happy faces. I always had a dance studio in Coral Springs and I thought of the children in my classes as my own while they were with me. And now, Im reaching out to needy children who give me thanks, smiles, kisses and hugs. What a reward! Ana E. Calderon, PhD. assistant administrator of the Childrens Diagnostic and Treatment Center, or CDTC, smiled broadly as she watched the children line up with parents to go shopping. She said, We are so grateful to the loving and giving Follies people and the JCPenney volunteers for making it happen. CDTC is one of the largest childrens agencies in South Florida, serving over 10,000 children and youth annually. Gorab says, After witnessing the joy their money produced, Im sure our performers will kick their heels higher than ever this season. We were founded by Cathy Dooley and she is still our producer. Were an all volunteer group of about 110 members between the ages of 60 and 90 plus. We have 50 actual performers; our oldest is 94. Our members come from Hollywood on the South to Boynton Beach on the North. Our rehearsal studio is in Coral Springs. To cover our production and program costs, we have a few fundraisers that are always successful and fun. Seven shows are on the schedule for 2011. One will be held at the Omni Theater in Coconut Creek, four in Boca Raton, one in Miramar and one at the Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale. To nd out performances scheduled for 2012, or to access The Follies, FolliesContinued from page 7 visit the web site at www. theoriginal oridafollies.com or call 954-956-2626. Thank you, Original Florida Follies and JC Penny for your generosity to those lucky children who will never forget the Follies ladies, nor JC Penney at City Centre.


The Pelican 27 Friday, October 28, 2011 Advertise with The Pelican dedication. He treated each person with dignity and respect. Officer Dodson was certified in aviation as a pilot flying small planes. He was an avid coin collector, a collector of guns and had fun dabbling in stocks. He enjoyed nature and loved animals. He also had a great love for music an it showed in his collection. Officer Dodson is survived by his wife Kimberly Dodson, his brother George Dodson who is currently employed with the police department as a police officer in Marianna, Florida, and his Aunt Joan Yocum as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews. Services were held at Calvary Chapel this week. DodsonContinued from page 19people impacted by disasters meets monthly. Volunteers are needed to man tables at the City of Pompano Beach Health Fair on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 10 and 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 954-942-8108. The Coral Springs Center for the Arts is accepting applications for volunteer ushers. Any interested volunteers can E Mail Susan Foresta at ctskf@coralsprings.org, call 954344 5999 or stop by for an application. The Center for the Arts is home to Broadway shows, concerts, comedy shows, childrens entertainment, and the Sy Sugar POPS Orchestra. For Tickets and Information: Call the Coral Springs Center for the Arts Box Of ce at (954) 344-5990. Visit our web site at www.coralspringscenterforthearts.comUPCOMING SightingsContinued from page 18


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