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Title: Winter Park-Maitland observer
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PHOTO BY ABE ABORAYA THE OBSERVE
NYPD Pizza will open across from Walgreens, which has refused to allow cross access with the plaza to increase traffic.

A new restaurant opens next month amid visibility struggle


ABRAHAM ABORAYA
GUEST REPORTER
General Manager Cesar Ot-
ero sits in a makeshift of-
fice, talking over the sound
of construction workers
framing extra metal around
the kitchen what will soon
be NYPD Pizza.
The restaurant is sched-
uled to open next month
in the Shoppes of Maitland,
at the corner of U.S. High-
way 17-92 and Ventris Av-
enue, in the former home
of Shane's Rib Shack.
It's been more than eight
months since the developer
of Shoppes of Maitland told
the Maitland City Coun-
cil that he wasn't getting
anywhere in negotiating a
cross access with the neigh-


boring Walgreens. The city
tried to help but hit a brick
wall.
Attempts to reach the
owner of Walgreens were
unsuccessful.
The Walgreens access
would have made it easier
for traffic to get in and out
of the tight plaza, increas-
ing tenant visibility and
bettering the chances of
getting tenants in the sec-
ond story of the building.
Plaza owner Chuck
Whittall of Unicorp Na-
tional Developments had
to pay $120,000 to the city
because he couldn't reach
an agreement with Wal-
greens to build the cross ac-
cess.
That money was sup-
posed to be used by the city


to negotiate and build the
cross access, but that pro-
cess has come to an end,
said Dick Wells, Maitland's
community development
director. They sent a letter
to the owner of Walgreens,
whose attorney sent them
a letter back telling them to
never contact them on that
subject.
The only way the city
would be able to proceed
would be to go through a
complicated eminent do-
main process to get the
land and build it them-
selves, something the city
isn't willing to do.
"Brick wall," Wells said.
"Barring a complete change
of heart on the property
> turn to SHOPPES on A4


City races

shape up
JENNY ANDREASSON AND
ISAAC BABCOCK
OBSERVER STAFF
Four seats are up for grabs on
the Winter Park City Com-
mission and Maitland City
Council on March 9. Next
month, the Observer will
present in-depth interviews
with all of the candidates.
Here's a quick look at the
folks vying for these seats:

Winter Park
Four candidates will vie for
two City Commission seats
in Winter Park this March. All
had announced their candi-
dacy by the end of last year,
though the official qualify-
ing week ended Jan. 5.
All will be running for
seats vacated by first-term
Commissioners.
Karen Diebel, at Seat 3, is
running for the Republican
nomination to challenge U.S.
Rep. Suzanne
Kosmas, and
Diebel will
vacate her
seat at the
end of her
term.
Outspo-
ken activist
and board member Caro-
lyn Cooper, and construc-
tion company owner David
Lamm are running for Dieb-
el's seat.

> turn to ELECTIONS on A2


City lays out goals

Despite downturn, Winter Park points to milestones in 2010


ABRAHAM ABORAYA
GUEST REPORTER
Before Winter Park Mayor
Ken Bradley took the po-
dium to give the annual
State of the City address on
Jan. 13, the sounds of Petu-
la Clark's 1965 hit "Down-
town" echoed throughout


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the Civic Center.
A 20-foot-tall screen
splashed video of Park Av-
enue and Winter Park's
downtown area. It was, as
Clark noted in the song,
a place to "forget all your
troubles, forget all your
cares".
"Our infrastructure is


strong; our utilities are
reliable; our finances are
sound," Bradley said dur-
ing his 17-minute speech at
the Winter Park Chamber
of Commerce luncheon.
"The health of our city is in
thriving condition. Howev-
er, we can't think about the PH H
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Cooper has acted as one
of the loudest voices to keep
Winter Park's growth under
control, speaking out at
meetings about divisive is-
sues such as the growth and
scope of downtown and
Central Park, as well as the
contentious commuter rail
station, which she argued
against being built down-
town.
Maintaining the city's
character has been a man-
tra for Cooper, who serves
as an alternate on the city's
planning board.
Lamm has been in the
construction business for 26
years and has also served as
chairman of the city's plan-
ning and zoning board and
its architectural review task
force. He's also a member of
the Make-A-Wish Founda-
tion board of directors.
"I'd say wanting to pre-
serve the Winter Park life-
style is my main goal," Lamm
said. "The biggest difference
is moving the philosophy
away from 'no' and 'can't'
and toward 'can' and 'will'.
It's a philosophy of the city
being able to tell the citi-
zens what they can do and
not what they can't do."
Margie Bridges, at Seat
4, will not be running for a


second term, saying that she
wanted to be faithful to an
early promise to only serve
one term in office.
"This is a promise that I
made that I wanted to keep,"
Bridges said.
Former Commissioner
Peter Gottfried and land-
scape architect Tom Mc-
Macken will contend for
her seat.
Gottfried served as com-
missioner from 1986 to
1996, and is running again
on a platform of managed
growth and a pro-business
outlook. Having served as
a commissioner in the past
helps give him an edge, he
said.
"The major difference is
I've got experience," Got-
tfried said. "I helped set up
the CRA, Chain of Lakes
Management System, and
helped get stormwater
management system opera-
tional. I know what it's like
to run a business in these
hard times."
McMacken has made reg-
ular appearances at Com-
mission meetings and has
served as chairman of the
historic preservation com-
mission, helping maintain
the city's character.
"People are passionate
about politics in Winter


Park," McMacken said. "I've
got at least a 50-50 chance
of winning," he added, jok-
ing.
Maitland
The qualifying period for
two spots on the Maitland
City Council opened Mon-
day and runs through Fri-
day. On Monday, Council-
woman Bev Reponen said
she will seek a second term,
and 15-year city board
member Bill Randolph said
he will challenge her for
Seat 3. Planning and Zon-
ing Commissioner Howard
Schieferdecker said he is
running for Seat 1, which is
term-limited Councilman
Jeff Flowers' seat.
Councilwoman Bev Re-
ponen moved to Maitland
in 1974 and is in her first
term on the City Council. In
2009, she was elected vice
mayor, serving as mayor in
Mayor Doug Kinson's ab-
sence.
When asked in December
whether she planned to run
for re-election, she said she
hadn't made up her mind.
On Monday, she said she
was certain that she wants
to serve a second term.
"The biggest thing was
the support of the people...
people stopped me and
called me to see if I was run-


ning, and I felt they have so
much confidence in me,"
Reponen said.
If re-elected, Reponen
said she would focus on
the west side revitalization,
planning the pedestrian-
friendly downtown includ-
ing the commuter rail sta-
tion, expanding the city's
cultural partners and beau-
tification.
Challenging Reponen so
far is Bill Randolph, a 21-
year Maitland resident who
has served 15 years com-
bined on volunteer boards,
such as the Lakes Advisory
Board and the Transporta-
tion Board, where he spent
five years. He was also on the
Citizens Advisory Commit-
tee for Metroplan Orlando
representing Maitland. He
helped renovate the Audu-
bon Center for Birds of Prey
in Maitland.
If elected, he said he
would focus on the Mait-
land Town Center and the
redevelopment of the com-
mercial Maitland Center, as
well as combating declining
property values and other
government mandates.
He said it just "feels right"
about the timing of his run.
"I think I can be stron-
ger in that seat than Ms. Re-
ponen's been," Randolph


said.
Howard Schieferdecker
was unopposed as of Tues-
day for term-limited Jeff
Flowers' seat.
A 26-year resident of
Maitland, Schieferdecker
has been on
the Planning
and Zoning
Commis-
sion for two
years. He's
also served
on the
Transporta- Schieferdecker
tion Board.
He has a background in
construction, design and fi-
nances.
Now he's semi-retired,
making it the opportune
time to serve on the dais, he
said. He will focus on set-
ting up design credentials
for the downtown, getting
the new city hall and fire
station built, as well as find-
ing new revenue sources to
combat declining property
values but keep the tax
rate the same.
He said Councilman
Flowers, who is term-limit-
ed, is pleased that he's run-
ning for the seat.
"I've lived here for almost
26 years now, and I just want
to give back," Schieferdeck-
er said.


CITY I Winter Park shares plan for new community enter, road improvements


< continued from the front page

health of our city without
thinking of its heart: Park
Avenue and our downtown
community."
Bradley pointed to the
$130,000 the Winter Park
CRA spent to redo the facade
of 13 downtown businesses
last year and other initia-
tives to help the downtown.
He said that, while the city
will face tough financial
challenges in 2010, there
are things to look forward
to.
The city will begin con-
struction on the Winter


Park Community Center, a
38,000-square-foot center
with classrooms, meeting
spaces, gym and fitness cen-
ter, and a pool. There will be
major improvements to the
intersection of Fairbanks
Avenue and Pennsylvania
Avenue, and the city will
pave and landscape West
Morse Boulevard.
And in 2010, The Bach
Festival will turn 75, the
Winter Park Women's Club
will turn 95, and the Win-
ter Park Library and Rollins
College will both turn 125
within a month of each oth-
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event was what 2010 will
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tax reform coming out of
Tallahassee, including the
Florida equivalent of Col-
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Rights, which would restrict
revenues to a formula based
on population growth and
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Commissioner Margie
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thinks the true financial
tests and serious challenges
lie ahead.
"I also believe our com-
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weather the storm of tough
economic times and the
challenges to our solidarity
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over 100 years that we have
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Women robbed at gunpoint Jan. 11

Five men rush young women at Winter Park apartment, duct tape them, take $7K in electronics


KATIE KUSTURA
OBSERVER STAFF
Orange County deputies
have not made any arrests
in the case where two Win-
ter Park women were duct
taped and robbed at gun
point during the early hours
of Monday morning, Jan.
11.
The attack took place
at the Sun Key Apartment
Homes, located near Uni-
versity Boulevard and Gold-
enrod Road, and the sus-
pects got away with about
$7,000 worth of electronics,
cash and jewelry.


According to a police re-
port, Savannah Lee Schond,
19, heard a knock at the
door and looked through
the peep hole to see a white
male, about 20 to 25 years
old, wearing a white jacket
with three black stripes and
a black hat.
The suspect said he had
accidentally backed his car
into the back of her vehicle,
but since Schond does not
own a vehicle, she assumed
he meant her roommate Ni-
cole Lynn Coletti, 23.
She told Coletti, and
when they opened the door,


they were rushed by four
armed black males carry-
ing handguns, followed
by the white suspect. One
had a shotgun and all were
dressed in black.
Schond reports that she
and Coletti were instruct-
ed to go to their respective
rooms and that they were
each followed by two of the
black male suspects.
Once inside her room
with two of the suspects,
Schond stated that the two
men reassured her that she
and her roommate would
not be harmed, but they


wanted to know where
money and other valuables
were kept.
The suspects stole $150 in
cash and various valuables
including a gold diamond
cross, a gold chain with
a charm, a black Hewlett
Packard laptop, a 50-inch
Samsung HD TV, a cellular
phone, and a Wii game con-
sole with two games and
controllers, all estimated to
be worth $7,350.
One of the suspects laid
a knife on the bed next to
Coletti, telling her to wait
15 minutes before using it


to free herself. Coletti fol-
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Knights drop two games in a row


Some of Conference USA's best teams held back UCF scoring 0


ISAAC BABCOCK
OBSERVER STAFF
After starting conference
play in the win column, the
Knights can now count two
big losses on their record,
bringing them to 1-2 in the
Conference USA standings.
Last week didn't treat the
Knights (9-8, 1-2) well, at
home or on the road. They
hosted Marshall (14-2, 3-0)
Jan. 13 in front of the sec-
ond largest crowd in team
history.
The Knights exploded
out of the gate, outscoring
the Thundering Herd 44-35
in the first half, confusing a
Marshall team that'd prov-
en dominant so far in the
season.
But at halftime, some-
thing fell apart with the
Knights. Emerging from the
locker room, they'd shot


58.1 percent so far in the
game. In the second half,
that plummeted to 37.1
percent. Only 20 percent of
3-pointers fell when in the
first period more than half
had found the basket.
"We've got to be more
consistent from beginning
to end," Coach Kirk Speraw
said after the game.
The Knights' scoring col-
lapse was met by the Herd's
consistency that saw them
overtake early in the half
and put on the afterburners
from there.
Along the way, Marcus
Jordan's high-energy hero-
ics weren't enough to boost
his team. He shot a career-
high 19 points in the con-
test, leading his team with
relentless drives under the
basket. From the outside he
proved equally dangerous,
nailing all three attempts


from outside the arc. He also
picked up five rebounds,
four assists and two steals in
the game.
On Jan. 16 the Knights
traveled to Tulsa and re-
ceived a beating from the
Golden Hurricane. Tulsa
would launch into an open-
ing scoring tirade that
would stretch to 40-20 by
the end of the half.
Tulsa (14-3, 4-0) would
continue to hold that lead
for the rest of the game as
the Knights struggled to
keep up, eventually falling
90-70.
The Knights were at
Houston during press time
Wednesday, but they'll re-
turn home at 5 p.m. on
Saturday to host UTEP (11-
5, 2-1). The last time the
Knights played the Miners
last February, UCF lost 73-
68.


PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER
A.J. Rompza's 12 points and 6 assists weren't enough against Marshall, which
outran UCF in the second half of their game last week. Marcus Jordan hit 19 points.


Cats shock Gonzaga in Mass. tourney


Austin Rivers falls with ankle injury in fourth quarter, though docs rule out broken ankle


ISAAC BABCOCK
OBSERVER STAFF
The Winter Park Wildcats
are 15-4 after dominat-
ing yet another nationally
ranked basketball team, but
not before losing a key play-
er to injury.
TheWildcatsedgedWash-
ington D.C.'s Gonzaga 73-69
Saturday night in a nail biter
in Springfield, Mass.
For the last few minutes
of the game they had to
contend with not only one
of the toughest teams in the
country, but with the loss of


star shooting guard Austin
Rivers, who had to be carried
off the court in the fourth
quarter after suffering an
apparent ankle sprain.
The Wildcats' dominance
of teams inside Central Flor-
ida continues unchallenged
more than halfway into
the season, and they'll take
on tougher competition as
they near district time. With
some of the nation's best out
of the way, the Wildcats will
be looking to pad their re-
cord in the coming weeks.
They'll host University


this Saturday night, aim-
ing for their sixth district
win of the season. So far the
Wildcats are undefeated in
the district. The Cougars
have yet to crack a handful
of wins this season, as early-
scoring struggles have con-
tinued to haunt the team.
They've only scored more
than 50 points in a game
once this season, which
could make for an easy tar-
get for the streaking Cats.
A trio of losses has plum-
meted the lady Wildcats to
7-7 overall. They'll be look-


ing for redemption at Lake
Mary on Saturday.
Meanwhile the Lake
Howell Silver Hawks boys
have struggled at about
the .500 mark all season,
though they've been strong
in the district. With a 5-1 re-
cord closing in on the end of
regular season play, they're
looking strong heading into
the playoffs.
Monday night they host
Lake Brantley. The Patriots
have also struggled to pass
the .500 mark, both in over-
all play and in the district.


The girls' squad has
dropped a pair in the last
two games, bringing their
record to 14-5 on the sea-
son, with a dominating
district run ensuring their
chances of a playoff berth.
Trinity Prep's girls team
has dominated so far this
season, with point guard
Natalie Ball averaging 17.4
points per game en route
to her team's 13-3 overall
record. They travel to Mont-
verde Saturday night.


SHOPPES I NYPD plans clever marketing


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owner's (Walgreens) part and that
doesn't appear to be in the cards at
all, much as we would all like it to
happen and as hard as we've tried.
After a while, it's like, 'don't you un-
derstand what N-O means?' and we
finally got it."
The second floor of the plaza
building has never been occupied.
Whittall offered a year of free rent
on the second floor last year, and
still there are no tenants. He said he
didn't want to even build the second
floor, but was required to by code.
"We're offering incentives on the
top floor, depending on the lease
they sign," Whittall said. "It just de-
pends on the deal we strike. We've
got a lot of people looking at the
space."
Otero said that NYPD Pizza is
looking at taking a small office on
the second story to serve as a head-
quarters for more franchises.
The other challenge facing the
plaza is signage. Whittall told the
City Council in May that they need-
ed a sign to let motorists know what
was in the plaza, but that a sign
wasn't allowed because of the city's
Community Redevelopment Agency


code.
The city has given them an excep-
tion, providing a way to get a con-
crete sign approved by the council.
Verl Emrick, the CRA program direc-
tor, said that while there is a process
in place, the city hasn't heard from
the developer recently on the sign.
Otero and his NYPD Pizza team
are moving full speed ahead. He said
that by Feb. 1, there will be glass par-
titions so patrons can watch cooks
make dough, 11 televisions on the
walls, and wireless speakers at the
tables to tune into the TV channel of
the patron's choice.
Before Shane's closed in No-
vember, Jim DeRusha, the owner of
NYPD Pizza, visited the store and
fell in love with the building, Otero
said.
They don't plan to share Shane's
fate.
To succeed, he said they are going
to use a combination of guerilla mar-
keting, such as having patrons say a
password to get a free pizza, and will
facilite a family environment.
"He (DeRusha) really liked
the feel," Otero said. "He kind of
saw what it could be. He felt like this
could be a place he could come, not
just to work, but to hang out."


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Winter Park
Vehicle burglaries and theft Business burglaries


An unknown person entered an unlocked ve-
hicle Jan. 9 on the 500 block of North Orlando
Avenue and stole a bag containing shoes and
a cooler.


An unknown person broke the passenger win-
dow of a car on Jan. 10 on the 2000 block of
South Lakemont Avenue and stole a purse.


An unknown person broke the driver's side win-
dow of a car at the 1400 block of Village Lane
on Jan. 12 and stole a Garmin GPS unit.


Three to four unknown suspects in a dark four
door van pried open the front door of a business
at the 500 block of North Orlando Avenue on
Jan. 12 and stole an Acer netbook computer,
Linksys router and adapter, two Canon cam-
eras, a Nikon Camera, an Olympus camera, 14
iPods &iPod accessories, two 32" LCD TVs and
seven GPS units.


An unknown person broke the front glass door
of a business at the 1100 block of Orange Av-
enue on Jan. 12 and stole $400 from the cash
register.


An unknown person broke out the side glass


entrance door of a business at the 1300 block
of Orange Avenue on Jan. 12 and stole cash
from the register and an LG 32" LCD TV.


An unknown person unsuccessfully attempted
to force open the door to a business at the 1800
block of Yorkshire Drive on Jan. 12 by damag-
ing the locking mechanism.


Residential burglaries
An unknown person entered an unlocked resi-
dence at the 500 block of Huntington Avenue
on Jan. 12 and stole two necklaces and a ring.


Winter Park Police registered various noise


Jan. 8 to Jan. 12
complaints from around the city between Jan.
8 and Jan. 12, including loud noises, loud party
and a loud protest.

Arrests were made in Winter Park between
Jan. 8 and Jan. 12 for crimes including driv-
ing without a license, retail theft, driving under
the influence, false imprisonment/battery and
violation of probation.


Business Briefs


SchenkelShultz Architecture, Or-
lando, designed the School District
of Osceola County's recently con-
structed Westside K-8 School at 2551
Westside Blvd. in Kissimmee.

C.T. Hsu + Associates P.A. has en-
tered into an alliance agreement with
global architecture and design firm
NBBJ to provide design/planning
services for the region's emerging
healthcare and science facilities.

Michael R. Gibbons, a Construc-
tion Law attorney and Partner with


Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor, &
Reed, PA. recently authored "Building
Green Without Losing Green: Manag-
ing Risks In Sustainable Design and
Construction Contracts."

The National Board of Osteopathic
Medical Examiners recently con-
cluded its year-long 75th anniversary
observances with its annual Board of
Directors meeting. Three new mem-
bers of the board were installed, in-
cluding Ronald R. Burns, D.O. of Win-
ter Park.


Darick Brokaw, senior member of
the Cuhaci & Peterson Revit com-
mittee and a structural engineer at
Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, based
in Orlando's Baldwin Park, recently
finished teaching a class to AEC
(architecture, engineering, and con-
struction) professionals at Autodesk
University in Las Vegas.

The Track Shack Foundation Board
of Trustees announces its new in-
coming board members C. Tatjana
Chenoweth-Rollins College; Char-
line Gauthier-lnterwest Partners, Life


Sciences; Alan Lawson-Florida Fifth
District Court of Appeal; Joel Remigo-
Homeless Services Network of Cen-
tral Florida.

The national labor and employment
law firm Fisher & Phillips LLP has
announced the election to partner of
David Young from the Orlando office.

Grubb & Ellis Commercial Florida
reports that three of its Orlando office
group brokers closed on 63 commer-
cial property transactions in 2009.


The Central Florida office of SIKON
Construction announced the com-
pletion of the new TooJay's Gourmet
Deli located at The Fountains, a shop-
ping plaza anchored by Marshall's
and Kohl's in Plantation, Fla.

United Arts announces Lisa Schultz,
Chief Communications and Hu-
man Capital Officer for CNL Finan-
cial Group, Inc., as its newest board
member.


Community Bulletin


The City of Winter Park, with the
Salvation Army, is organizing a sup-
ply drive for the earthquake victims
in Haiti.
"Although Haiti may seem like worlds
away, when devastation and tragedy
strike, distance no longer becomes a
divide," said Mayor Ken Badley. Do-
nations will be accepted through Fri-
day, Jan.29.
Please donate items at the following
locations: Winter Park City Hall, Win-
ter Park Public Safety Facility, Winter
Park Public Library,
Recommended for donation: batteries,
infants/children clothing, blankets,
powdered milk, bottled water, shoes,
flashlights, and undergarments.


Orlando Health team members are
being asked to donate basic toiletries
to the people of Haiti. Donations will
be accepted until Tuesday, Jan. 19.
Items to donate include: toilet paper,
sanitary napkins, diapers, tooth-
brushes and toothpaste, bars of soap,
deodorant rolls, handiwipes, sham-
poo, combs and brushes.
Orlando Health team members are
being asked to voluntarily donate
basic toiletries that can be collected
and relayed through Harvest Time
International, based in Sanford, and
UNICEF to the people of earthquake-
ravaged Haiti.


Orlando hotelier Harris Rosen an-
nounced that a long-term relief effort
to raise at least $1 million to assist
the earthquake victims in Haiti. Rosen
started the fundraising campaign
with a personal donation of $250,000
and is seeking assistance from local
companies, vendors, churches, Rosen
Hotels & Resorts' associates and indi-
viduals in the Orlando community to
raise the balance.
Supplies may be dropped off at Ros-
en Centre hotel, First Haitian Baptist
Church of Orlando, or at the Child
development Center of Orlando, Mon-
etary donations may be mailed to the
Harris Rosen Foundation, memo: Haiti
Relief, Orlando,. For more information,


call 407-996-6715 or visit rosenho-
tels.com/haiti.

Martin R. Glickstein, shareholder in
Glickstein Laval Carris, PA., would
like to inform you that the Internal
Revenue Service recently issued the
2010 optional standard mileage rates
used to calculate the deductible costs
of operating an automobile for busi-
ness, charitable, medical or moving
purposes.

The Princeton Review, one of Amer-
ica's best-known education services
and test preparation companies, has
joined Kiplinger magazine in selecting
a University of Central Florida educa-


tion as one of the best values in the
country.

The Maitland Symphony Orchestra
DVD of its 2009 Holiday Concert is
Available for a $20 donation.
You can get a free preview at pamait-
land.org/orchestra.

The City of Winter Park's 9th annu-
al Dinner on the Avenue scheduled
for Saturday, April 17 is officially sold
out. A whopping 141 tables were sold
within 10 days.


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Page 6 Thursday, January 21, 2010 Winter Park / Maitlanci Observer


JAN. 25 CRA BOARD
MEETING
There will be a Community
Redevelopment Agency
Board meeting at 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 25, in City Hall
Commission Chambers to
discuss the following:
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS:
-Project budget update and
funding priorities
-Ice Rink 2009 update
-Winter Park Historical
Society funding request
ACTION ITEMS:
-Community center financ-
ing
-Demolition of 941
Morse Blvd. (state office
building)
-Parking Piazza Purchase
-St. Patrick's Day Parade
Funding
-RFP Process Approval
for 941 Morse (State Office
Building)

JAN 25 CITY COMMIS-
SION MEETING TOPICS
OF INTEREST
Immediately following the
CRA Board meeting, there
will be a City Commission
meeting at 3:30 p.m., in City
Hall Commission Cham-
bers. Below are a few topics
of interest:


MAYOR'S REPORT:
-Presentation of check by
Congressman John Mica for
Federal grants received by
the police department
-Presentation of spring
2010 Webisode produced in
partnership with Full Sail's
SPARK program
-Haiti support
CONSENT AGENDA:
-Approve the minutes of
Jan. 11.
-Approve Amendment 1
to Task Order 2007-01 for
CH2MHILL for enhance-
ments to the Water &
Wastewater Utility SCADA
system in the amount of
$38,000.
-Approve the modifica-
tion of the current Keep
Winter Park Beautiful
(KWPB) liaison position
from part-time to full-time
with the funding to be paid
from the existing KWPB
funds.
-Approve the contract
with High Performance
Sports Management, Tennis
Management Services.
ACTION ITEMS REQUIRING
DISCUSSION:
-Discussion and ranking of
legislative priorities
PUBLIC HEARINGS:
-Second reading of the ordi-


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Winter Park City Talk
BY RANDY KNIGHT
CITY MANAGER


nance requiring a superma-
jority vote.
-Second reading of the
ordinance establishing a
policy for the automatic ad-
vancement of citizen board
alternates to regular posi-
tions in the event a regu-
lar member of the board
vacates his or her position
prior to the expiration of
his or her term.
-First reading of the or-
dinance authorizing the
issuance by the Winter Park
CRA of not exceeding $9.1
million Redevelopment
Revenue Bonds, Series
2010.
-Resolution entering
into a grant Memorandum
of Agreement with the State
of Florida, Department of
Agriculture and Consumer
Services, Division of For-
estry.
-Request of the Winter
Park Towers (1111 S. Lake-
mont Ave.): Held no earlier
than 5:30 p.m.
-First reading of the or-
dinance changing the com-
prehensive plan future land
use map from low density
residential to high density
residential.
-First reading of the or-
dinance changing the zon-
ing designation of Planned
Unit Residential District
(PURD) to Multi-Family
(High Density R-4) District.
-Conditional use approv-
al to allow the construc-
tion of a new four-level,
383-space parking garage
and a new five-story, 60-
unit residential building.
-Second reading of the
ordinance regarding the


Land Development Code
revisions. Held no earlier
than 5:30 p.m.
-Resolution supporting
the acquisition of the prop-
erty currently owned and
used by the United States
Postal Service for the pur-
pose of public parkland.
CITY COMMISSION REPORTS:
- Commissioner Anderson
Commissioner Dillaha
Commissioner Diebel
Report on Howell
Branch retention pond es-
calation.
Commissioner Bridges
Mayor Bradley
You can find the Com-
mission's full agenda and
information on specific
agenda items by logging on
to the city's official Web site
at www.cityofwinterpark.
org and by clicking on Gov-
ernment > City Commis-
sion > Packets.

PROPOSED CHARTER
AMENDMENTS PUBLIC
MEETING
On Wednesday, Jan. 27, at
7 p.m., in City Hall Com-
mission Chambers, the city
of Winter Park will hold a
public meeting to answer
questions related to the
proposed charter amend-
ments. Winter Park voters
will be asked to vote on
these 12 proposed amend-
ments, in addition to voting
for the two open City Com-
mission seats (3 and 4) on
Tuesday, Mar. 9.
A municipal charter is
the equivalent of a local
constitution. It governs the


Maitland CityTalk
BY DOUGLAS T. KINSON
MAYOR


Maitland greets

world leaders


I was recently invited
to present to a group of
Rotarian leaders from
around the world gathered
in the United States for
a leadership conference.
The leaders came to the
States for a conference in
San Diego, Calif. and were
hosted by Rotarians from
across the country.
In Orlando, the
volunteers that
coordinated the effort were
Rotarians Rob and Kelley
Lesperance, and through
their efforts, Rotarians
across Central Florida
hosted 16 Rotarian leaders
and their spouses from
literally around the globe.
Rotary is a worldwide
organization of business
and professional leaders
that provides humanitarian
service, encourages high
ethical standards in all
vocations, and helps build
goodwill and peace in the
world.


Approximately 1.2
million Rotarians belong
to more than 32,000 clubs
in more than 200 countries
and geographical areas.
In 1975, the
International Assembly
of District Governor-
elect founded the District
Governor-elect Florida
Hospitality Program.
District Governor is the
highest held office in any
given area and it is through
this Hospitality Program
that honored guests came
to Central Florida prior
to their conference in San
Diego.
In 1983, this program
was expanded to include
District 6980 in the
Central Florida area, which
includes approximately
2,000 members. This
program became the
Home Stay and Friendship
Program where Rotarian
leaders could visit Central
Florida and be hosted by


local families prior to the
main conference out west.
The 27th Annual Florida
DGE Home Stay and
Friendship Program took
place last week in Central
Florida and was hosted by
District 6980 and District
Governor Randy Rawiszer
and District Governor-elect
Charlie Rand.
I was honored to present
a proclamation, which
designated the week of
Jan. 10 through Jan. 16
as 'Rotary Home Stay and
Friendship Week.' This was
an especially distinguished
event for me as I have been
a Rotarian for over a decade
and have had the privilege
to serve as my club's
president as well.
The honored and
distinguished international
guests include:
Shehzad and Maimoona
Ahmed, District 3272,
Lahore Garrison, Pakistan;
Alan and Dorothy
Anderson, District 9790,
Eltham, Australia; Torben
and Karen Andreasen,
District 1450, Lemvig,
Denmark; Allan and
Patricia Church, District
9550, Townsville, Australia;
Jean-Marie and Denise
Evers, District 1630,
Hasselt, Belgium; Mogens
and Hanne Joergensen,
District 1460, Haderslev,
Denmark; Albert and Lizzie
Johnson, District 1190,
Tallentire, United Kingdom;
Torben and Kirsten


Justesen, District 1470,
Farum, Denmark; Jens and
Bodil Kristiansen, District
1440, Hjorring, Denmark;
Malcolm and Antoinette
Lindquist, District 9520,
Lower Mitcham, Australia;
Jaam Husted and Betty
Aasberg Madsen, District
1480, Nakskov, Denmark;
Peter and Erni Moeller,
District 1850, Stuhr,
Germany; Len and Judith
Taylor, District 1270, Alford,
England; Donna and Steve
Wallbank, District 1150,
Brynmawr, England;
Martin and Hana
Timrova, District 2240,
Nerudova, Czech Republic;
Ashok and Rama Agarwal,
District 3240, India.
Many thanks to all the
volunteers who made this
event so welcoming to our
visitors and guests. Should
you have any questions


about Rotary, please visit
the District 6980 website at
rotarydistrict6980.org.
Please don't miss out on
the upcoming events in the
City of Maitland:

Movie in the Park:
Mar. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in
Quinn Strong Park -
"Cloudy with a Chance of
Meatballs."
April 17 at 8 p.m. in
Quinn Strong Park "Night
at the Museum 2."
May 8 at 8 p.m. in Quinn
Strong Park Movie TBD.

Party in the Park
July 17 at Lake Lily Park

For further information
on programs and events in
Maitland, please visit our
website at itsmymaitland.
com or call 407-539-6219.


jg'-,

PHOTO COURTESY OF CITY OF MAITLAND
Mayor Doug Kinson, second from left, presents an award to a group of Rotarians
who flew to San Diego, Calif., from across the globe for a leadership conference.


form and powers of the city
and the general responsi-
bilities of the legislative and
administrative powers. A
complete copy of the bal-
lot language and proposed
changes are on the city's
Web site under What's New
and click on Proposed City
Charter Amendments.

WINTER PARK ORGANIZ-
ES EMERGENCY SUPPLY
DRIVE TO ASSIST
VICTIMS IN HAITI
The city of Winter Park, in
partnership with the Salva-
tion Army Orlando Area
Command, is organizing
an emergency supply drive
to assist with the relief and
recovery efforts for the
hundreds of thousands of
earthquake victims in Haiti.
Donations will be ac-
cepted through Friday, Jan.
29.
Please donate items at
the following locations:
Winter Park City Hall,
401 S. Park Ave.
Winter Park Public Safety
Facility, 500 N. Virginia Ave.
Winter Park Public Li-
brary, 460 E. New England
Ave.
Items recommended for
donation include:
Batteries, infants/chil-
dren clothing, blankets,
powdered milk, bottled
water, shoes, flashlights, un-
dergarments.
Visit the city's official
Web site at cityofwinter-
park.org, find us on Fa-
cebook and follow us on
Twitter.


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The Lake Eola Amphitheater will
host a prayer vigil for persecuted
Christians from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 21.

The Mauruarend Art Gallery host
Artful Asia collection from 6:30 p.m.
to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22 at 515 N.
Park Ave., Suite 116, in Brandywine
Square.

Golfweek's Golfest will tee off its
annual event series Saturday, Jan.
23 at the ChampionsGate Golf Club in
Orlando. Event is open to the public
and will run 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sat-
urday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.
Purchase tickets at the gate or visit
Golfest.com.

The Central Florida auction will be
held at the Maitland Civic Center on
Sunday, Jan. 24, offering the largest-
ever collection of 1950s, 1960s and
1970s furniture, lighting, art and ac-
cessories ever offered at a Central
Florida auction. Visit www.a-lauc-
tion.net.

The 2010 Central Florida Economic
Forecast will be held from 11:30 a.m.
to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25 at
the Renaissance Senior Center, 3800
S. Econlockhatchee Tr., Orlando. Call
407-836-5850 or e-mail sarah.fol-
er@ocfl.net for a reservation.

Acclaimed poet Stephen Dunn will
read from his latest book, "What Goes


On: Selected and New Poems," from
1-2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28 at Valen-
cia Community College's Winter Park
campus library, located 850 W. Morse
Blvd., in room 225.

Events this week at Maitland Pub-
lic Library, 501 S. Maitland Ave.:
For more details or to register, please
contact 407-647-7700.
Saturday, Jan. 23:10:30 a.m. to 12:30
p.m. is a Resume Writing Workshop
provided by WorkForce of Central
Florida. Registration is necessary.
From 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Com-
puter Lab is open.
Sunday, Jan. 24: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30
p.m. is a Valentine Card Workshop
with Stampin' Up demonstrator Linda
Heller. Register early.
Monday, Jan. 25: 10 a.m. to 11:30
a.m. is Computer Basics: Web-based
E-mail. Registration is necessary.
Tuesday, Jan. 26: 7:30 p.m. is Books
to Die For! Mystery Book Club, Scott
Turow's "Presumed Innocent."
Wednesday, Jan. 27: At 1:30 p.m. is
a Contemporary Authors Book Dis-
cussion, Susan Howatch's "Wheel of
Fortune."

The American Association of Uni-
versity Women will meet 9 a.m. Sat-
urday, Jan. 23, at the First Congrega-
tional Church, 225 S. Interlachen Ave.
It features Summer Rodman, a found-
ing member of the Kerouac House
Project. Call 407-678-3013 or e-mail
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PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK
Jim Hepple, manager of the Wine Room on Park Avenue, stands above the restaurant's vault, which is kept at 52 degrees at all times to preserve the wine. It was originally a bank vault.

The Wine Room on Park Avenue sells 150 wines from around the world in convenient sip-size portions


KRISTY VICKERY
GUEST REPORTER

Californication, Mr. Hol-
land's Opus, Sweet Dreams
Made of These, After a Hard
Days Work and The Sweet
Blood of Judas. No these
aren't movies coming to
a theater near you they
are just some of the labels
the Wine Room uses to de-
scribe their vino sold by the
ounce.
"It is the best idea I have
seen in restaurants or bars
in decades," Wine Room


Sommelier Kevin Decker
said. "I can't remember a
better idea... Where else can
you sample wine like it was
just opened?"
By combining both a
wine bar and a wine shop,
the Wine Room on Park Av-
enue is successfully bringing
a unique concept to Winter
Park.
Part of what makes the
experience so unique an
Enomatic dispensing sys-
tem. The system allows
customers to sample up to
150 different wines from all


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over the world in 1, 2.5, or 5
ounce portions with just a
swipe of a card and the push
of button.
The state-of-the-art ma-
chines keep the wine fresh
for more than 30 days, by
forcing nitrogen into the
bottles and oxygen out,
similar to the wine-bottling
process.
Owner of the Wine
Room, Bruce Simberg, said
the concept was to give peo-
ple a chance to try different
kinds of wine before they
decide to purchase a bottle.
"We want people to be
able to taste wine one ounce
at a time so they don't have
to spend $50, $100 or $200
for a bottle," Simberg said.
"We want them to taste
something that is afford-
able."
He also said customers
appreciate the cozy atmo-
sphere, as well as the exten-
sive artisanal and farmstead
cheeses offered.
"We have a lot of parties
- people bring in 15, 20,
30 or 50 people at a time,"
Simberg said. "People love it
because it's something very
different."
Private parties can be
reserved and set up down-
stairs in the vault, which ac-
company not only the needs
of special events, but hold
lockers that can be rented
for personal wine storage.
The vault is kept at 52 de-
grees year-round to preserve
wine, and is also the original
vault of what used to be the
old Barnett Bank.
Wine Room Manager Jim
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from across the globe.
"If you look at our guest
book you will see addresses
from all over the world,"
Hepple said. "We are kind of
a destination here."
Wine Room customers
Mike and Sally Bowrey came
all the way from North Caro-
lina to warm up with a glass
of wine.
"The concept is fantas-
tic; we really enjoy it," Sally
said.
"We like to taste different
kinds of wine and what bet-
ter way to do it," Mike said.
Miami residentsJules and
Bob Baer also said they ap-
preciate the unique flavors
the Wine Room has to offer.
"My wife doesn't really
drink, and if I open a bottle
I can't drink it all by myself,"
Bob said. "Eventually it goes
bad, so it's nice to be able to
come to a place and sample
different wines."
"We know what we are
going to get, we are going to
like," Jules said.


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with an idea that will change potty
training forever, and at a price
that's "right on target." The Heat
Sensitive Potty Training Sticker
changes colors when urinated on.
The stickers can last up to several
months and hundreds of flushes.
Visit pottytrainingstickers.com.

Events this month at the Maitland
Public Library, 501 S. Maitland
Ave.:
At 7 p.m. on Mondays is Bedtime
Stories.
At 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays is
story time for ages 36 months to
preschoolers.
At 10:30 a.m. on Thursdays
is story time for babies up to 36
months old.
At 4 p.m. on Thursdays is
Reading Buddies.
For more details, contact 407-
647-7700.

The following are events at the
Maitland Jewish Community
Center, 851 N. Maitland Ave.
Visit OrlandoJCC.org for more
information.
The Princess Ball for all
princesses ages 4 to 14 are invited
to bring the special man in their life
to a gallant ball, Saturday, Jan. 23
at 6:30 p.m., at the Harriett and
Hymen Lake Auditorium. Dressy
attire is a must at this festive affair.
Cost is $36 per couple and $5 per
additional child. Cost includes
desserts and photo. Financial
assistance is available.
Please contact Julie Varkonyi at
407-645-5933 x238.

Join in this Mah Jongg
tournament at the JCC Maitland
Campus at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan.
31.

The first ever Abigail's Attic
Consignment Shop extravaganza is
coming! Save your "used but almost
new" baby/children's clothes, toys,
books and gear for sale at Abigail's
Attic. Drop off dates will be Jan.
29 to Jan. 30. A special pre-sale
for consignors only will be held on
Monday, Feb. 1 with Abigail's Attic
open to the general public on Feb.
2-3.

The following events will be held
at Whole Foods Market, 1989
Aloma Ave., Winter Park. Events,
unless otherwise specified, are free
and open to the public. Reservations
required on select events.

From 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 21 is Parents
Morning Out. Parents, join us every
third Thursday at the front of the
store to enjoy a complimentary cup
of Allegro coffee, breakfast pastry
and a free five-minute massage
compliments of Take 5 Massage!

From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday,
Jan. 23 is Kids Club: this is my
year to... Make a Colorful Plate.
Kids, join us for a hands-on class
as we create a colorful plate of
food, learning what foods contain
nutrients, fiber and antioxidants.
Class is for children ages 6 to 12
and space is limited to the first 15.
All children must be accompanied
by an adult.


PHOTO COURTESY OF TED HOLLINS PHOTOGRAPHY
The Zora Neale Hurston Festival flag flies high at the 2009 event, held in Eatonville, just outside of Maitland. This year's festivities begin on Saturday.

"Their Eyes Were Watching God" author honored at family festival in her name


KAREN McENANY-PHILLIPS
OBSERVER STAFF

Eatonville is normally a qui-
et town best known as the
first incorporated African-
American municipality in
America.
Yet each January the
township gets loud and col-
orful, outspoken and over-
whelming, as it welcomes
the world in celebrating
its famous daughter, Zora
Neale Hurston.
Hurston, an anthropolo-
gist, novelist, and folklorist,
shared her childhood mem-
ories of Eatonville through
short stories and novels
such as "Their Eyes Were
Watching God".
More than 250,000 visi-
tors are expected to stroll
down Kennedy Boulevard
celebrating the legacy of
Hurston's earthy, creative
spirit during the 21st Annu-
al Zora Neale Hurston Festi-
val of the Arts and Humani-
ties, which begins Saturday,
Jan. 23 and runs through
Jan. 31.
Specific events will also
be held at venues across Or-
ange County including the
University of Central Flor-
ida Library and Main Stage,
Crealde School of Art, The
Zora Neale Hurston Nation-
al Museum of Fine Arts and
the UCF Rosen College of
Hospitality Management.
Art exhibits, workshops,
literary panel discussions,
a Literary Reading Group
Mobile Tour, a UCF the-
ater production, Children's
Literacy initiatives, musi-
cal performances and The
Legacy Festival Awards Cel-
ebration gala will take place
during the nine-day event.
The last three days include
an Outdoor Festival of the
Arts, which is free and open
to the public for the second


year. The Outdoor Festival
held in downtown Eaton-
ville includes an Interna-
tional Marketplace, Food
Festival, musical entertain-
ment, community service
information, and children's
activities including story-
telling, crafts, theater and
books.
"We have something for
everyone. Readers will enjoy
wonderful programs for the
intellect. We have humani-
ties offerings from national
and international speakers
including a Russian scholar
who represents Zora's glob-
al impact," said N.Y. Nathiri,
executive director of The
Association to Preserve the
Eatonville Community and
general manager of the fes-
tival.
The play "From Sun to
Sun: A Day in the Life of a
Railroad Camp" will be per-
formed at UCF Main Stage
Theatre and is based on Zo-
ra's folklore research. Music
lovers will be inspired by
the Heavenly Voices Gospel
Children's Choir, the 1,000
Voice Multi-Cultural Com-
munity Choir and nation-
ally known headliner R & B
artist Kem Owens.
Hurston's literary legacy
will be presented through
storytelling, panel discus-
sions and an all-day Read-
ing Group Mobile Book
Tour that will include stops
at Maitland Art Center, Han-
nibal Square Heritage Cen-
ter in Winter Park, Wells'
Built Museum in downtown
Orlando and the historic St.
Lawrence A.M.E. Church in
Eatonville.
Friday, Jan. 29 is designat-
ed Education Day 2010 and
registered students can par-
ticipate in cultural activities
such as arts and crafts and
the Zora! Literacy Initiative.
Nathiri said free, age appro-


priate books will be avail-
able to children from tod-
dlers through teens while
supplies last.
"We will probably give
away over 6,000 books, and
we want children to shop
and find the books they
want to read," Nathiri said.
Libraries in Maitland,
Winter Park and Eatonville
celebrated Hurston's birth-
day on Jan. 7 with cake and
tributes. Patrice Walker,
branch manager of the Eat-
onville Library, will soon
mark the library's 5th an-
niversary and looks forward
to the year-long reflection
dedicated to Hurston's life.
Reading group partici-
pants will discuss five of
Hurston's works from Feb-
ruary to January 2011. Mai-
tland resident and Rollins
graduate Martha Bryant-
Hall enjoyed Hurston's au-
tobiography, "Dust Tracks
on a Road: An Autobiogra-
phy". Bryant-Hall was a so-
rority sister of Hurston.
"Education is the key to
improving your life and way
of thinking. People who are
educated think totally dif-
ferently and get involved,"
she said.
Nathiri considers the
outdoor festival a cultural
landscape for children to
learn with hands-on activi-
ties such as making hats,
masks, dolls, animals, jewel-
ry, which were developed by


certified educators. "A posi-
tive learning experience is
intentional for adults and
children," said Nathiri.
Food donations are still
needed to help feed the sev-
eral hundred festival vol-
unteers as are donations to
help pay for students to visit
on Education Day about
$275 for a five-hour field
trip. Nathiri hopes people
can get in together to sup-
port this effort.
"We have children who
hear about the festival but
will never be able to come. If
they can't pay for their daily
lunch how can they pay for
a bus?" she said.


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There is a new restaurant
just off of Sand Lake Road
in the Marketplace at Dr.
Phillips that seems to have
been busy since its opening,
and now I know why. The
restaurant is called Anato-
lia, named for a region in
Turkey that happens to be
one of the great crossroads
of ancient civilization. The
friendly and welcoming
people of Turkey have been
hosting visitors in one form
or another for centuries
and that warm welcome


translates beautifully into
the restaurant that now
carries the name of that
legendary region. Travelers
are often told to go to Tur-
key "for the history, but stay
for the food."
Many Mediterranean
recipes show the influence
of Turkish cuisine: yogurt
salads, meats cooked in
olive oil, stuffed vegetables
in vine leaves, and phyllo
dough desserts have placed
Turkish foods among the
world's great cuisines. With


so many dishes dependent
on vegetables, there are
abundant menu items to
please both the vegetarian
and the meat-eaters among
us, and all of these culinary
choices are offered in Ana-
tolia's menu.
You'll want to begin
your meal with the many
choices of "mezeler" (ap-
petizers), Turkish special-
ties which show off the
originality and unique skills
of the restaurant. Not only
could the appetizers make
up a tasty meal unto itself,
but Anatolia offers a special
platter of five appetizers
on one plate. Choose from
several forms of roasted,
grilled or pureed eggplant,
fine chopped salads, or
stuffed grape leaves, but
please be sure to order the
Haydari a thick, creamy
yogurt mixed with walnuts,
spinach and garlic. Haydari
is the perfect dipping sauce
for the restaurant's home-
made breads, and the Lavas
(bread) is an experience
unto itself, served hot and
steaming to your table.
Of the hot appetizers,


we were most impressed by
the lightness and texture
of the calamari. Chefs can
only prepare calamari with
that texture when they re-
ally know what they're do-
ing. Another winner is the
"sigara boregi", a finger roll
of phyllo dough wrapped
around a melt-in-your-
mouth feta cheese. Not to
be missed are the Icli Kofte,
a magnificently seasoned
ground lamb found inside a
"cracked wheat" pastry.
For the main course,
lamb and chicken are the
featured meats and these
are offered roasted, skew-
ered, ground into patties
or sliced paper thin and
then variously seasoned
with dill, mint, parsley, cin-
namon, garlic and lemon.
I was happily stuck on
the Haydari sauce, which
served as the perfect com-
plement to both the lamb
shish kebab and the "don-
er," thinly sliced strips
of beef and lamb slowly
rotating on a skewer. Cook-
ing is all about seasoning in
Turkish cuisine, and Anato-
lia succeeds magnificently.


Even the ground lamb
kebab has its own distinct
taste and texture, placing it
among the favorites.
Of the desserts, I must
admit the Turkish version
of baklava is lighter and
more enjoyable than other
native versions. A dessert
called Kunefe, made of
shredded dough layered
with a pastry cheese and
drizzled with syrup and
served warm, was not only
a magnificent surprise, but
in the words of my guest:
"That blows cheesecake
right out of the water."
We loved our experience
at Anatolia. From the very
friendly (and informative)
staff to the bistro-like at-
mosphere to the unique
and delicious menu, this is
truly a family friendly res-
taurant that is a pleasure to
recommend.
Anatolia is open for
lunch and dinner every
day. It is located at 7600 Dr.
Phillips Blvd. in the Mar-
ketplace at Dr. Phillips, just
north of Sand Lake Road.
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When men are in control


There is a certain inevitabil-
ity of detachment when-
ever the latest human
"tragedy" flares up on our
nightly news. We watch our
TV screens or computer
monitors, even our phones,
fixated on the current story
of unfolding sorrow. It runs
a familiar course of amaze-
ment at the size and scope
of this "specific" misfor-
tune. Foreign aid is rushed
in and then over a few days
(or weeks) "this" tragedy is
inexorably replaced by the
sales at Wal-Mart, the latest
Tiger Wood's revelation and
our local high school foot-
ball scores. That's the way it
goes. Life goes on. Our focus
is difficult to sustain. Our
moral outrage is temporary,
for after all, there is much
to be outraged about.
The Haitian tragedy
has the feel of Katrina. Of
course, there is no compari-
son in the loss of life. But
the faces, black faces of de-
spair, hopelessness and just
over-wrenching poverty are
reminiscent of the images
broadcast of Katrina. The
fact that I can make that
comparison/observation is
an indictment of America
but that is grist for another
column.
What transfixes me
about so many of the trag-
edies in the Third World
are the scenes of impover-
ished children. Hundreds
of them, thousands. Car-
ried on their mother's hips.
Dragged around by their
hands. Standing, crying,


abandoned. Protruding bel-
lies, flies circling their for-
lorn, crusted eyes. Or dead,
stacked like so much cord-
wood. Dumped into mass
graves because their culture
cannot afford to bury them
let alone educate them. Or
house them. Or feed them.
And I rage at such im-
ages. How can "these"
women be having babies in
such poverty? What is the
logic or sense in that? Why?
Why bring child, after child,
after child, after child into
arguably the poorest place
on the entire planet? What
woman consciously says,
"Oh, I'm not quite impov-
erished enough. My life is
not sufficiently tragic with
the four children I already
cannot sustain, I'll have
yet another. And if that
doesn't quite do the trick,
I'll squeeze out more. Until
my body is spent, my teeth
have fallen out and my rick-
ets-plagued children are dy-
ing like dogs in the streets.
That's the life I aspire to."
Tragic, yet fulfilling. Moth-
erhood unleashed, damn
the results.
If you are a woman read-
ing this essay, ask yourself
the following, "How many
children did you have while
you were living in acute
poverty, incapable of ad-
equately taking care of your
existing children?" Oh, you
say, "I was never in poverty."
Fine. I am asking my intelli-
gent female readers to proj-
ect, that being the woman
you are, exactly how many


babies would you bring into
the world if you lived in the
bone-crushing poverty of
Haiti? Or, the Ninth Ward of
New Orleans for that mat-
ter? How many?
I'd sooner chop off my
left arm than have a baby
under those circumstances.
But I'm a man. I have the
answer for why women
have babies in impover-
ished circumstances.
My father had an expres-
sion when I would assume
"more" than what was
called for that went, "Who
died and made you Pope?"
We'd laugh. Hah! Hah! In
this particular discussion,
being the Catholic Pope is
a handicap; I'll be emperor
for the day.
If I were emperor for
the day with unquestioned
power, I'd empower all the
women of the world to
be in control of their own
fate, in control of their
own bodies. Exclusively. No
woman, but herself, would
decide what is "good" for
her. No government, no re-
ligion, no man (as in male)
would ever tell a woman
what to do. Unless such
acquiescence was a freely
given prerogative.
If I were emperor for
the day, I would make birth
control safe, accessible and
free. I'd educate all (men
and women) to its use start-
ing before the age of fertil-
ity.
If I were emperor for
the day, I'd give all women
of the world the complete
and unequivocal right to
determine for herself if
and when she becomes
pregnant and if and when
she takes any pregnancy to
term.
If I were emperor for the
day I'd instill in women the
moral imperative to not
have children unless the
circumstances are advan-
tageous to their actually
flourishing. That having
children in impoverished


circumstances is unwise,
unsafe and it is a burden to
the family and society and
harms the welfare of any
existing children because it
dilutes parental resources
and attention.
So why do women all
over the planet have babies
they cannot sustain? Be-
cause they are ignorant, op-
pressed and impoverished.
They are the Lethal Three
that plagues the status of
women worldwide.
But basically, it is men.
Men in goofy clerical robes
spouting scripture that is so
out of touch with reality on
planet Earth that it would
be comical, but that it is
so tragic. Goofy, allegedly
celibate men who claim
to speak for women and
families when they are so
utterly clueless as to what it
means to be pregnant or to
adequately sustain a fam-
ily. Men who declare, "Do
as I say," as the tragedy of
profound poverty traps her
family and kills her chil-
dren. Priests who say they
speak for God, but who
pronounce in religious cor-
porate-speak (absurd dog-
ma), 10th century gibberish
for 21st century challenges.
Men who claim infallibility
but who are an anachro-
nism, a wretched accident
of history. Must they forever
plague the planet with their
anti-female rhetoric. Be
they Christian, Hindu or
Muslim. Or, Jewish for that
matter.
It's men, everyday men
all over the planet who
feel/think/consider women
are secondary to them.
Who tie their masculinity
(their worth) to how many
children they produce.
Who do not insist that
their cultures make acces-
sible free, safe and effective
birth control. We require
men who take pride in
what the women of their
culture become, in addi-
tion to being mothers. Men


who are confident enough
in themselves to want
women of equal confidence
and accomplishment in
their lives. Men intelligent
enough to know that equal-
ity is not just a word but
an integral part of what it
means to be human.
Nothing will change in
Haiti until the women of
that nation are educated
and empowered and are in
complete control of their
sexuality. For the impover-
ished to continue to have
child after child, well, those
babies just become fod-
der, so much grist for the
next tragedy whether it be
an earthquake, tsunami,
famine or whatever horror
mankind inflicts (war, etc.).
When again we will
look up, perplexed, from
our books or knitting and
go, "Tch, tch, such sorrow.
What are we going to do
now? Such poverty. Look at
those poor children? Where
do they come from?"
Not where, but why?
For religion or govern-
ment or "a" man, any man
to restrict any woman's
right worldwide to repro-
ductive choice, well, how
moral is that? And you
might as well consign the
results (the impoverished
babies) to the dung heap
of history. See: modern day
burial practices in Haiti.
Any redevelopment
money invested in Haiti
must include educating and
empowering the women of
that island and in making
birth control safe, acces-
sible and its use, a moral
imperative. Anything less,
"Well, Tch, tch, such sorrow.
What are we going to do
...?"



TA JEPSON

Chris Jepson's opinions are made
independently of the newspaper.
Write him at jepson@MEDIAmerica.us.


Letter tothe Editor


Jepson column worse than bile
This guy could put his time to bet-
ter use tearing the wings off flies.
To call Chris Jepson's editorial/
opinion on the Republicans last
week ("A stroke here, a stroke there
...") bile would be an insult to the
liquid secreted by the liver.
-Bob Rader
Raders Relics in Winter Park

Thanks for the columns
Today I read Chris Jepson with his
biting satire rambling about what's
wrong with all those brain-dead
Republicans without giving us any
idea of what he is rambling about. I
guess he is just overwhelmed with
what the media gives him and piles
on the satire from there.
However, you must know that I
read Jepson every week. And, more
often than not, enjoy his quips and,
more often than not, agree with
him. His "I have no faith in reli-
gion" last week, right on. This week,


not so much. fault), to the decline of Western
Then I read "Play On." Louis Europe that implies our own doom.
Roney gives me such relief from the No one could successfully answer
ramblings ofJepson. "Business as all that Jepson alleges, but a few
unusual" and "Mountains high, val- false allegations need reply.
leys low" especially so. I often read I have no faith in Darwinian
Louis vicariously being a frustrated evolution, which is unproven and
singer myself. unprovable. I am amazed when any
Thanks for Observer, thinking person actually professes
-Lee Liming a belief in it. I have never once
Fern Park found myself thinking, "I don't
know why I'm here, and I don't
Evidence leads to religion care." I find any reliance on evo-
Chris Jepson's article, "I Have No lutionary superstition an impedi-
Faith in Religion," in the Thursday, ment to moral living (since evolu-
Jan. 7 Observer reflects his Darwin- tion implies no morality). "If there
ian evolution profession of faith; is no God, everything is permitted."
it is chaotic. He rambles all over (Fyodor Dostoevsky). Apart from
the place in search of a thesis. One an objective source of revelation,
would expect that it would be a the only morality anyone possesses
unified attack against religion, but is either what he invents or what
instead it is a protest of religion- he subscribes to. No other logical
inspired war. Or is it? The reader alternative exists.
is treated to a panoramic view It is nice that Jepson values free-
of: religion is worthless, religion dom and humanism; Hitler valued
means war, the Muslims are fight- humanism and control over others.
ing against us (but maybe it's our On what basis is Jepson right and


Hitler wrong? What anyone values
is irrelevant. Perhaps Jepson is a
product of his home environment,
a slave to what he has been taught,
or the result of his genetic makeup.
Who cares what he values? Apart
from God, who created man, no
objectivity exists; everything is
subjective, and according to post-
modernism, everyone has a right
to his own interpretation (unless it
is Christian or conservative in na-
ture). Morality cannot exist in such
an environment because people's
values always clash.
Jepson claims that Mother
Earth gave birth to man (was there
a midwife?) and that he shares a
common ancestry with modern
apes of 6 million to 8 million years
ago. Yawn. He could just as easily
believe that Xenu and his Galactic
Confederacy populated the earth
75 million years ago. Both lack sub-
stantial evidence. That the Bible
is the Word of God, however, is
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Conservative commentary
& opinions of Louis Roney
Harvard'42-Distinguished Prof, Em.-
UCF
2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award
(Assisted by b.w.:Joy Roney)

"You are entitled to your own opinions-
you are not entitled to your own facts"
Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Thoughts today
he other morning,
riding down Aloma
with the temperature
in the 20s, I was thinking
of January days when some
of us would go after school
from our old brick school-
house on Park Avenue and
head for Lake Virginia
across the Rollins Campus.
We'd take off the clothes
that covered our bathing
suits and run-jump into
the amiable waters of Lake
Virginia for a nice swim. Of
course, that was a very dif-
ferent January day.
In Chicago, in 1942, as
a naval ensign marching
down Michigan Boulevard
shortly after daybreak, I
witnessed the quite insane
Polar Bear Club members
cavorting among the ice
floes in the lake! For the
past week I've been think-
ing of them.
I, a Winter Parker, never
found that being cold
makes one a hero!


Thursday, January 21,2010 Page 13


Eating fish has proven good
for your heart. Now, red
wine is deemed not only a
heart help, but a tooth forti-
fier! So drink red wine with
a fish dinner and cancel
your trip to the dentist!

When Beethoven asked
young Mozart to dine, Wolf-
gang Amadeus asked, "Your
flat or mine?"

Obama bows to the Saudi
Arabian king, the Japanese
emperor, etc., but has dis-
dain for what we here stand
for.

"2010 is going to be a tough
year. We are going to have
huge struggles over terror-
ism, war, shockingly large
new deficits and public
debt policies, crushing
tax proposals on energy,
income, health care and
many other human activi-
ties. We have every right to
dissent, and to do so vigor-
ously even on such mat-
ters as terrorism policy.
Contrary to White House
and Democratic Party com-
plaints in the last few days,
there is nothing partisan
or improper about sharply
criticizing such administra-
tion policy." Columnist
Tony Blankley

My doctor just said to me,
"Mr. Roney, you may possi-
bly get words of sympathet-
ic approbation in regard to
your writing from some of
your less-educated readers
- even for your speaking-
but I must tell you that,
physically, you're no great
shakes! At 89 you've given
in to macular degeneration,
and sport only a fraction of
your peak vision. Not only
that, your recent CAT scan
looks like Dresden after
the bombing. How did you
muster up the selfish urge


to marry a pretty thing only
- let's face it a high frac-
tion of your age? Why, sir,
your legs resemble nothing
so much as two battered
survivors of a forest fire."
Ah! The joys of old age.

Thanks to our good neigh-
bors who send us warnings
of computer viruses. Inter-
fering with communica-
tion via the Internet today
should be regarded the
same way as interference
with U.S. mail.

Massachusetts Democrats
must not be allowed to
manipulate the situation
so that Republican Scott
Brown, if he wins the seat
of the late Sen. Ted Ken-
nedy, won't be allowed
to vote on the upcoming
health care bill. Even the
name Kennedy should not
be able to stop the passage
of time or the legitimately
expressed will of the people
- in Massachusetts, yet?

Former St. Louis Cardi-
nal great Mark McGwire's
record-setting batting was
not "kosher." He finally
now admits to using perfor-
mance-enhancing drugs!
Will his marks stand? Is the
sport now drug-free? Does
admitting what everyone
already knew inject "mo-
rality as reality" into the
game?

Inside employees of the
White House owe about $1
million dollars to the IRS in
unpaid taxes. While at the
same time, they are hiring
2,000 more IRS workers to
come afteryou for not pay-
ing your taxes.

Following four years of
wartime U.S. Naval officer
duty, this commentator
lived and worked in West


Germany for several years.
He has now grown sensi-
tive to differences in gov-
ernments, and the way in
which life can change when
leadership is markedly al-
tered. Through those years
in Germany the thing that I,
as a working foreigner, kept
close tabs on was "taxes."
Soon, we in the USA may be
pleased, surprised, or dis-
gruntled even outraged
- at how we are taxed
when our new president is
firmly ensconced in White
House. We'll see...

My b.w. and I listened to
Sarah Palin in two recent
interviews. Our joint opin-
ion was: Sarah is a nice,
bright, working-class Amer-
ican gal who is quite articu-
late. She comes across as a
capable person of character
and credibility. (How does
this compare with Jimmy
Carter, or Barack Obama
when they took office?)

As noted economist
Thomas Sowell writes: "Put-
ting terrorists on trial in
American criminal courts,
under rules designed for
American citizens, tells
you all you need to know
about whether the Obama
administration is serious
about (American) security
or is still playing the politi-
cal correctness game. Ter-
rorists are not covered by
the Geneva convention for
the simple reason that they
do not abide by the Geneva
convention. They are en-
emy combatants, and you
do not turn enemy combat-
ants loose to go back to kill-
ing Americans while there
is a war on not if you are
being serious..."

The Americans are suckers
for power and will anoint
anyone who can use the


powerful arithmetic that
persuades them.

Obama is hemorrhaging
money right and left to buy
acclamation. We have not
acquiesced to the levels of
national health as wished
by the wide world, and
that's why other nations
oppose our private medical
system. When all the mon-
ey goes to the government,
it's Communism no matter
how you slice it. How could
we covet the European
standards of Socialism, and
its chaos?

Obama seems to court
places and people that have
the ability to make him
look like either a president
who sees little good in his
own country, or a fumbling
quarterback. Surely Obama
shows no high respect for
the U.S. Constitution. He
sees our sacred founding
principles as ones to twist
out of shape and to "re-
form" as playthings of his
own design.
Don't misunderstand
me; I don't think Obama is
a guy to play around with.
He seemingly knows how
to handle birds like Chavez
and Van Jones. My strong
conviction is that Obama
is hurtling on a path to
supreme power, probably
following the brainchild
Marxian mandates of
George Soros or some other
top Leftist thinker. The gen-
erally accepted theory that
these Marx-inspired advo-
cates are out to level the
playing fields of all North
American countries to that
of Mexico seems logically
to be on the drawing board.
It's a lot easier to tear a
country down than to build
one up.


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demonstrated by the testimony of
reliable witnesses and supernatu-
ral proofs, such as the resurrection
that convinced a world of pagans
in the first century.
The charge against religion
for creating wars is an old, not to
mention, tired argument. To be
sure, many have fought wars in the
name of religion, but many have
also been fought in the name of
atheism. Perhaps Mr. Jepson would
like to describe Hitler's theology.
Could it be that he was influenced
by, hmm, Darwinian evolution?
How many millions did Stalin kill,
and in the name of what God?
What was the religion of Mao Tse-
Tung, and how many millions did
the Red Chinese exterminate?
Comparing the Spanish Inquisi-
tion to one of these "purges" is like
comparing a candle to a powerful
searchlight.
Those who have fought wars
in the name of Christianity were


wrong to do so, violating the very
teachings they professed to believe.
Perhaps Mr. Jepson can produce
the New Testament passage that is
comparable to those in the Quran
that instruct its adherents to kill
their enemies (Jews and Chris-
tians). He might recall that Jesus
taught that men should love their
enemies and do good to those who
hate them (Matt. 5:44).
How gracious of Mr. Jepson to
condescend to allowing people to
believe something he has judged to
be worthless. His imagination is so
lacking that he cannot accept the
idea that anyone would believe in
God unless they were so confused
and frightened by life that they
were driven to it. Apparently, he
has never heard that some people
believe because that is where the
evidence takes them. Did we come
from God or goop? Let's make a
brief comparison test.
Is it possible that intelligence
made this universe, or did it just
pop into existence on its own? The


universe does show intelligent de-
sign, and in all of our accumulated
human experience we have never
noticed anything just creating it-
self. In fact, we have some scientific
laws that oppose that idea.
If we were to land on Mars and
see houses or cities, we would im-
mediately deduce that intelligent
life had once been there, yet we
look at the amazing universe and
say, "It just happened"? Yes, out of
chaos came order that is so pre-
cise that we can send a man to the
moon and bring him back be-
cause of all the "natural laws" that
just "happened" to develop. And
how marvelously has the human
body evolved, with all of its com-
plex systems! Ain't "chance" grand!
And Jepson thinks that the idea of
God is fantastic? Sigh.
Christianity, if followed, has al-
ways been good for mankind. False
religion usually has provided man
with conflicts. Some of today's false
world religions teach violence, but
Christianity does not. Those who


possess a warlike mentality may
do so in the name of religion, but
they have also done it in the name
of a political philosophy or in
neither. Prior to the Flood, the
Earth was filled with violence (Gen.
6:11), but none of it was com-
manded or taught by God. And,
rats, they had no ape ancestors to
blame it on, either.
Man, without compelling mo-
tivation, has no reason to live at
peace with all men (Rom. 12:18).
Conflicts will continue. Man also is
at war against himself. For that rea-
son Jesus offers peace (John 14:27).
People are hostile toward others,
themselves and God frequently be-
cause they do not know the truth
or possess spiritual knowledge.
And Mr. Jepson was kind enough to
present us a column that demon-
strates that we are at war with our
own ignorance.
-Gary W. Summers
Winter Park


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTEENTH JU-
DICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SEMINOLE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO. 2009 CP 2322
IN RE: ESTATE OF
FAY L. SHARKEY, JR.,
Decedent.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Fay L. Shar-
key, Jr., deceased, File Number 2009 CP 2322, is
pending in the Circuit Court for Seminole County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is
Post Office Drawer C, Sanford, Florida 32771. The
names and addresses of the Personal Representa-
tive and the Personal Representative's attorney are
set forth below:
All creditors of the decedent and other persons
having claims or demands against decedent's
estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliq-
uidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is
served must file their claims with this court WITHIN
THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against decedent's
estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliqui-
dated claims, must file their claims with this court
WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ANY CLAIM NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERI-
ODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLOR-
IDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) OR MORE
YEARS AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this Notice is:
Jan. 14, 2010.

Attorney for Personal Representative:
Beth W. Miller
BETH W. MILLER, P.A.
645 Vassar Street
Orlando, Florida 32804
(407) 246-8092
Florida Bar No. 473936

Personal Representative:
Linda Skinner
243 N. Mounts Bay Court
Longwood, Florida 32779
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR ORANGE COUNTY,
FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 48-2009-CP-002561
IN RE: ESTATE OF
HELEN I. JOHNSON
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(Summary Administration)
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS
AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE:
You are hereby notified that an Order of
Summary Administration has been entered in
the estate of Helen I. Johnson, deceased, File
Number 48-2009-CP-002561-0, by the Circuit
Court for Orange County, Florida, Probate Division,
the address of which is 425 North Orange Avenue,
Suite 340, Orlando, FL 32801; that the decedent's
date of death was October 21, 2009; that the total
value of the estate is $83,410.00 and that the
names and addresses of those to whom it has been
assigned by such order are:

Name /Address
Helen I. Johnson Testamentary Trust c/o Larry
Johnson & Kenny Johnson, Trustees / 7606
Plantation Drive, Orlando, Florida 32810

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the estate of the decedent and
persons having claims or demands against the
estate of the decedent other than those for whom
provision for full payment was made in the Order
of Summary Administration must file their claims
with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL
BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE
TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH
IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this Notice is
Jan. 14, 2010.

Attorney for Person Giving Notice:
Catherine E. Davey
Attorney
Florida Bar No. 0991724
Post Office Box 941251
Maitland, FL 32794 1251
Telephone: (407) 645 4833
Fax: (407) 645 4832

Person Giving Notice:
Larry Johnson
7606 Plantation Drive
Orlando, Florida 32810
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 9th JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 09-CA-13331
DIVISION: #39
WATERFORD LAKES COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION,
INC.,
Plaintiff,
v.
GLORIA PRESCOD, JOHN DOE and JANE DOE, as
unknown tenants,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF ACTION
To: Gloria Prescod
75 Galsworthy Road
Crickwood NW2
United Kingdom
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a
lien on the following described property in Orange
County, Florida:
Condominium Unit No. 921, Building No.
9, THE CREST AT WATERFORD LAKES, a
Condominium, together with all appurte-
nances thereto, according and subject to
the Declaration of Condominium, recorded in
Official Records Book 8170, at Page(s) 1746,
and any amendments thereto, of the Public
Records of Orange County, Florida. Together
with an undivided interest in the common
elements appurtenant to said unit.
has been filed against you and you are required to
serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it
on Matt G. Firestone, Esq., the Plaintiff's attorney,
whose address is POHL & SHORT, P.A., 280 W.
Canton Avenue, Suite 410, Post Office Box 3208,
Winter Park, Florida 32790, on or before February
22, 2010 and file the original witthe clerk of this
court either before service on the Plaintiff's attorney
or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the relief demanded in
the complaint or petition.
DATED: January 6, 2010.

LYDIA GARDNER
CLERK OF COURTS
By: Christina Bustamante
Civil Court Seal
As Deputy Clerk

In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities
Act, persons with disabilities needing a special
accommodation to participate in this proceeding
should contact Court Administration, at 425 N.
Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801, telephone
(407) 836-2303, not later than two (2) days prior to
the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-
955-8771, or Voice (V)1-800-955-8770, via Florida
Relay Service.
1/14, 1/21


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SEMINOLE COUNTY,
FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 2009CP1926
IN RE: ESTATE OF JEAN E. STOKES a/k/a JEAN
STOKES
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of JEAN E.
STOKES, deceased, whose date of death was April
20, 2009, and whose social security number is
XXX-XX-3144, file number 2009CP1926, is pend-
ing in the Circuit Court for Seminole County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of which is 301 North
Park Place, Sanford, Florida 32771. The names
and addresses of the personal representative and
the personal representative's attorney are set forth
below.
All creditors of the decedent and other persons
having claims or demands against decedent's es-
tate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be
served must file their claims with this court WITHIN
THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against decedent's
estate mustfile their claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERI-
ODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLOR-
IDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS
OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH
IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this notice is Jan.
14, 2010.

Attorney for Personal Representative:
IVAN MICHAEL TUCKER
Florida Bar No. 0326003
LAW OFFICE OF I. MICHAEL TUCKER, PLC
100 SunTrust Bank Building
498 Palm Springs Drive
Altamonte Springs, Florida 32701
Telephone: (407) 977-8836

Personal Representative:
Harry F. Stokes, Jr.
1408 Kellogg Drive
Tavares, Florida 32778
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT EIGHTEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, SEMINOLE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.:09-CA-6484
DANIEL J. HUFFMAN and MARGARET HUFFMAN,
Plaintiffs,
vs.
LISA PHUONG NGUYEN TA, MARGARET THANH
NGUYEN TA, AND ANH TUAN TRAN,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to the Sum-
mary Final Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale en-
tered in the cause pending in the Circuit Court of
the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Seminole
County, Florida, Case No.: 09-CA-6484, the under-
signed Clerk will sell the property situated in said
County, described as:
THAT PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN SECTION
14, TOWNSHIP 20 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST,
SEMINOLE COUNTY, FLORIDA DESCRIBED AS
FOLLOWS:
1. BEGINNING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER
OF SECTION OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER
OF SECTION 14, RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES
14' 24" EAST, 316.92 FEET; THENCE RUN
SOUTH 00 DEGREES 02' 05" EAST, 329.14
FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 57'
52" EAST, 660.00 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH
00 DEGREES 02' 08" EAST, 1980.00 FEET,
THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 10' 23"
EAST, 1321.50 FEET TO THE POINT OF BE-
GINNING; THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES
49' 37" EAST, 1600 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO
THE SHORELINE OF LAKE HARNEY; THENCE
RUN SOUTHERLY ALONG THE SHORELINE OF
LAKE HARNEY 340 FEET, MORE OR LESS,
THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 59' 49"
WEST, 1700 FEET, MORE OR LESS; THENCE
RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 10' 23" WEST,
331.50 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
ALSO KNOWN AS LOT G-37, UNRECORDED
LAKE HARNEY ESTATES, PUBLIC RECORDS
OF SEMINOLE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for
cash at 11:00 o'clock A.M., on the 11th day of Feb-
ruary, 2010, in Room S201 of the Seminole County
Courthouse, 301 N. Park Avenue, Sanford, Seminole
County, Florida 32771.
Dated this 12th day of January, 2010.
MARYANNE MORSE
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: s/ Mary Stroupe
(Seal) Deputy Clerk

Publication: THE WINTER PARK/MAITLAND OB-
SERVER
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990
NOTICE
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act, persons with disabilities needing a special
accommodation to participate in this proceeding
should contact Court Administration at 301 N. Park
Avenue, Sanford, Florida 32771, (407) 665-4330;
no later than 7 days prior to the proceedings. If
hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771 or Voice
(V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service.
1/21,1/28


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case Number: 2009-CA-028142-0
TRUSTCO BANK,
Plaintiff,
v.
MARCOS GRATEREAUX; LUZ GRATEREAUX, hus-
band and wife; and CYPRESS LAKES COMMUNITY
ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida corporation,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that on the 15 day of Feb-
ruary, 2010, at 11: 00 a.m. at Room 350 of the
Courthouse of Orange County, Florida, address
425 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801, the
undersigned Clerk will offer for sale the following
described real property:
Lot 170, Cypress Lakes Parcels E and F,
according to the plat thereof as recorded in
Plat Book 56, Pages 18 through 26, inclu-
sive, of the Public Records of Orange County,
Florida.
The aforesaid sale will be made pursuant to the
Final Judgment of Foreclosure in Civil Case No.
2009-CA-028142-0, now pending in the Circuit
Court in Orange County, Florida.
In accordance with the Americans With Dis-
abilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a
special accommodation to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact Court Administration at 37
North Orange Avenue, Suite 1130, Orlando, Florida
32801, telephone number 407/836-2050, not later
than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hear-
ing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or Voice (V)
1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service.
Any person claiming an interest in the surplus
from the sale, if any, other than the property owner
as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim
within sixty (60) days after the sale.
Dated this 6 day of January, 2010.
Clerk of the Circuit Court
(SEAL)
By: Eric B. Jontz, Attorney
Florida Bar No. 64905
JEFFRY R. JONTZ
ERIC B. JONTZ
SWANN & HADLEY, P.A.
Post Office Box 1961
Winter Park, Florida 32790
Telephone: (407) 647-2777
Facsimile No.: (407) 647-2157
1/21,1/28


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 9th JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 09-CA-16779
WATERFORD LAKES COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION,
INC.,
Plaintiff,
v.
JERMAINE SIMMITT, THE CREST AT WATERFORD
LAKES CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC., and
JOHN DOE and JANE DOE, as unknown tenants,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF ACTION
To: JERMAINE SIMMITT
28 Amberley Grove
Surrey, England
United Kingdom CRO 6ND
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a
lien on the following described property in Orange
County, Florida:
Unit 912, Building 9, THE CREST AT WATER-
FORD LAKES, a Condominium, according to
the Declaration of Condominium thereof re-
corded in Official Records Book 8170, Page
1746, and any amendments thereto, of the
Public Records of Orange County, Florida;
Together with an undivided interest in the
common elements appurtenant thereto.
has been filed against you and you are required to
serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it
on Matt G. Firestone, Esq., the Plaintiff's attorney,
whose address is POHL & SHORT, P.A., 280 W.
Canton Avenue, Suite 410, Post Office Box 3208,
Winter Park, Florida 32790, on or before Feb. 22,
2010, and file the original with the clerk of this court
either before service on the Plaintiff's attorney or
immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the relief demanded in the
complaint or petition.
DATED: JAN 15 2010.
LYDIA GARDNER
CLERK OF COURTS
By: COLLENETTE HALL
COUNTY COURT SEAL
As Deputy Clerk
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities
Act, persons with disabilities needing a special
accommodation to participate in this proceeding
should contact Court Administration, at 425 N.
Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801, telephone
(407) 836-2303, not later than two (2) days prior to
the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-
955-8771, or Voice (V)1-800-955-8770, via Florida
Relay Service.
1/21,1/28

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 9th JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 08-CA-12378
ANDOVER LAKES PHASE I HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIA-
TION, INC.
Plaintiff,
v.
MARY K. CAPONE, JOHN J. CAPONE, AMERICAN
GENERAL HOME EQUITY, INC., and JOHN DOE and
JANE DOE, as unknown tenants,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF RE-SCHEDULED SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Sum-
mary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the
above styled cause in the Circuit Court of Orange
County, Florida, the Clerk of Court will sell the prop-
erty located in Orange County, Florida, described
as:
Lot 39, Andover Lakes, Phase 1 -C, according
to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book
40, Pages 81 and 82, of the Public Records
of Orange County, Florida.
at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for
cash, in the Orange County Courthouse, 425 N. Or-
ange Avenue, Room 350, Orlando, Florida 32801, at
11:00 a.m. on the 18th day of February, 2010. Any
person claiming an interest in the surplus from the
sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the
date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60
days after the sale.
The aforesaid sale will be made pursuant to a
Final Judgment entered in this cause on October
20, 2009.
DATED this 15 day of January, 2010.
Matt G. Firestone, Esq.
Florida Bar No.: 381144
Pohl & Short, P.A.
280 W. Canton Avenue, Suite 410
Post Office Box 3208
Winter Park, Florida 32789
Telephone (407) 647-7645
Facsimile (407) 647-2314
Attorneys for Plaintiff
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities
Act, persons with disabilities needing a special
accommodation to participate in this proceeding
should contact Court Administration, at 425 N.
Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801, telephone
(407) 836-2303, not later than two (2) days prior to
the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-
955-8771, or Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida
Relay Service.
1/21,1/28

Notice of Public Auction
Pursuant to Ch 713.585(6) F.S. United American
Lien & Recovery as agent with power of attorney
will sell the following vehicle(s) to the highest bidder
subject to any liens; net proceeds deposited with
the clerk of court; owner/lienholder has right to
hearing and post bond; owner may redeem vehicle
for cash sum of lien; all auctions held in reserve
Inspect 1 week prior @ lienor facility; cash or ca-
shier check; 15% buyer prem; any person inter-
ested ph (954) 563-1999

Sale date February 12, 2010 @10:00 am 3411 NW
9th Ave Ft Lauderdale FL 33309
21547 1998 Dodge vin#: 2B4GP44RXWR516209
lienor: transmatic inc zembowers auto ctr 956 e
Altamonte dr Altamonte spgs fl 407-831-5620 lien
amt $3232.79
21548 1994 Toyota vin#: JT2AEO4B4R0081267
lienor: delta transmission 185 s semoran blvd Or-
lando fl 407-282-0008 lien amt $4284.78
21549 2003 Ford vin#: 1FAFP52U13A232338
lienor: value auto painting & body maaco auto
painting 917 mercy dr Orlando fl 407-297-8551
lien amt $2611.00
21550 2001 Nissan vin#; 3N1CB51D01L485091
lienor: value auto painting & body maaco auto
painting 917 mercy dr Orlando fl 407-297-8551
lien amt $2637.62

sale date February 19 2010 @ 10:00 am 3411 NW
9th Ave #707 Ft Lauderdale FL 33309
21562 2009 Toyota vin#: 4T1BE46K49U846935
lienor: fltvt Ic davis maus Toyota 2925 north
hwy 17/92 longwood fl 407-831-9788 lien amt
$2193.45
21563 1986 Nissan vin#: JN1HZ14S7GX165087
lienor: j & j sanchez auto sales inc 9781 s obt Or-
lando fl 407-470-6501 lien amt $2400.00
215641999 Mercedes vin#: WDBGA51 G9XA410934
lienor: value auto painting & body work maaco auto
painting 917 mercy dr Orlando fl 407-297-8551 lien
amt $2586.50

Licensed & bonded auctioneers flab422 flau 765
&1911
1/21

Notice Under Fictitious Name Act
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned,
pursuant to the "Fictitious Name Statute", Chapter
865.09, Florida Statutes, will register with the Divi-
sion of Corporations, Department of State, State of
Florida, upon receipt of proof of the publication of
this notice, the fictitious name, to wit:
Chic Boutique Resale
under which the undersigned expects to engage in
business at
2816 Corrine Drive Orlando, Fl 32803
and that the party interested in said business enter-
prise is as follows:
Renee Dietzel and Peter Dietzel / Dietzel Properties
Dated at Orange County, Florida this 21st day of
January, 2010
1/21


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case Number: 48-2009-CA-007989-0
Division: 33
TRUSTCO BANK,
Plaintiff,
v.
DAVID V. SMITH; ANN M. SMITH; REGIONS BANK,
Successor In Interest to AmSouth Bank; and BANK
OF AMERICA, N.A.,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that on the 15 day of Feb-
ruary, 2010, at 11: 00 a.m. at Room 350 of the
Courthouse of Orange County, Florida, address
425 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801, the
undersigned Clerk will offer for sale the following
described real property:
LOT 100, SHERWOOD PHASE TWO, ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 37, PAGE 74-75 OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
The aforesaid sale will be made pursuant to the
Final Judgment of Foreclosure in Civil Case No.
2009-CA-007989-0; Division 33, now pending in
the Circuit Court in Orange County, Florida.
In accordance with the Americans With Dis-
abilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a
special accommodation to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact Court Administration at 37
North Orange Avenue, Suite 1130, Orlando, Florida
32801, telephone number 407/836-2050, not later
than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hear-
ing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or Voice (V)
1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service.
Any person claiming an interest in the surplus
from the sale, if any, other than the property owner
as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim
within sixty (60) days after the sale.
Dated this 6 day of January, 2010.
Clerk of the Circuit Court
(SEAL)
By: Eric B. Jontz, Attorney
Florida Bar No. 64905
JEFFRY R. JONTZ
ERIC B. JONTZ
SWANN & HADLEY, P.A.
Post Office Box 1961
Winter Park, Florida 32790
Telephone: (407) 647-2777
Facsimile No.: (407) 647-2157
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IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE 9th JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 08-CC-20620
WATERFORD LAKES COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION,
INC.,
Plaintiff,
v.
ASISA ALIA MUSA, and JOHN DOE and JANE DOE,
as unknown tenants,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 11th day of
February, 2010, at 11:00 a.m., at room 350 of the
Orange County Courthouse, 425 N. Orange Avenue,
Orlando, Florida 32801, the undersigned Clerk will
offer for sale the real estate described as follows:
Lot 133, of HUCKLEBERRY FIELDS N-2B,
UNIT ONE, according to the Plat thereof, as
recorded in Plat Book 17, at Page(s) 43 and
44, of the Public Records of Orange County,
Florida.
together with all structures, improvements, fixtures,
and appurtenances on said land or used in conjunc-
tion therewith.
Any person claiming an interest in the surplus
from the sale, if any, other than the property owner
as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim
within sixty (60) days after the sale.
The aforesaid sale will be made pursuant to a
Final Judgment entered in this cause on September
2, 2009.
DATED this 2nd day of September, 2009
Matt G. Firestone, Esq.
Florida Bar No.: 381144
Pohl & Short, P.A.
280 W. Canton Avenue, Suite 410
Post Office Box 3208
Winter Park, Florida 32789
Telephone (407) 647-7645
Facsimile (407) 647-2314
Attorneys for Plaintiff

If you are a person with a disability who needs any
accommodation in order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the
provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court
Administration at 425 North Orange Avenue, Suite
2130, Orlando, Florida 32801, telephone (407)836-
2303, within 2 working days of your receipt of this
Summons; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-
955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call: 1-800-
955-8770.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No. 2009- CA-023624-0; Division 33
TRUSTCO BANK,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JORGE L. MAGDALENO; and MARIA L. MAGDALE-
NO,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that on the 15 day of Febru-
ary, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. in Room 350 of the Court-
house of Orange County, Florida, 425 S. Orange Av-
enue, Orlando FL 32801, the undersigned Clerk will
offer for sale the following described real property:
LOT 5, SPRING ISLE, UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 61, PAGES 131-138, PUBLIC RECORDS
OF ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
The aforesaid sale will be made pursuant to the
Final Judgment of Foreclosure in Civil Case No.
2009- CA-023624-0; Division 33, now pending in
the Circuit Court in Orange County, Florida.
In accordance with the Americans With Dis-
abilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a
special accommodation to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact Court Administration at 37
North Orange Avenue, Suite 1130, Orlando, Florida
32801, telephone number 407/836-2050, not later
than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hear-
ing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or Voice (V)
1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service.
Any person claiming an interest in the surplus
from the sale, if any, other than the property owner
as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim
within sixty (60) days after the sale.
Dated this 6th day of January, 2010.
By: ERIC B. JONTZ, Attorney
Florida Bar No. 64905
JEFFRY R. JONTZ
ERIC B. JONTZ
SWANN & HADLEY, P.A.
Post Office Box 1961
Winter Park, Florida 32790
Telephone: (407) 647-2777
Facsimile No.: (407) 647-2157
1/21,1/28

Notice of Public Auction
Pursuant to Ch 715.109 FS and/or 83.801 and/or
677.210 FS etal United American Lien & Recovery
as agent with power of attorney will sell at public
auction the following property(s) to the high-
est bidder subject to any liens for the purpose of
satisfying claim of lien and/or disposition of aban-
doned property(s); owner/lienholder may redeem
property(s) for cash sum of lien; all auctions held
in reserve
Inspect 1 week prior @ lien facility; cash or cashier
check; 15% buyer prem; any persons interested ph
(954) 563-1999

Sale date January 29, 2010 @ 10:00 am 3411 NW
9th Ave #707 Ft Lauderdale FL 33309
1935 1973 Peac hs vin#: 4795 tenant: whiteway

Licensed & bonded auctioneers flab422 flau 765
&1911
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTEENTH JU-
DICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SEMINOLE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE No. 2009CA001752
COUNTRYWIDE BANK, FSB,
PLAINTIFF,
VS.
LYDIAA LAPOTAIRE, ET AL.
DEFENDANT(S).
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated AUG 12 2009 in
the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder
for cash at Seminole, Florida, on FEB 09 2010, at
11:00 AM, at Room S201 of Courthouse 301 N.
Park Ave., Sanford, FL 32771 for the following de-
scribed property:

LOT 248, PARKSTONE UNIT 3, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 59, PAGES 19, 20 AND 21, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SEMINOLE COUN-
TY, FLORIDA

Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from
the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of
the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within
sixty (60) days after the sale. The Court, in its dis-
cretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice
of the changed time of sale shall be published as
provided herein.
Dated JAN 08 2010
MARYANNE MORSE
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By Mary Stroupe
Deputy Clerk of the Court

If you are a person with a disability who needs
any accommodation in order to participate in this
proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to
the provision of certain assistance. Please contact
Court Administration at The Seminole Civil Court-
house, 301 N. Park Avenue, Suite 301, Sanford,
FL 32771-1292, (407) 665-4227 within 2 working
days of your receipt of this notice. If you are hearing
or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 or 711.
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request to allow a rear setback of 15 feet to the first floor and 25 feet to the second floor in lieu of the
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with each issue and receive answers to any questions they may have prior to the meeting. (407)
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NOTE: If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Commission with respect to any matter
considered at such meeting or hearing, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such
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includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. (F.S. 286.0105)
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Winter Park Chamber of Commerce


MEMBERSHIP

AWARDS

CELEBRATION
Friday, January 29, 2010
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(2416 North Mills Avenue, Orlando, Florida)
6:00 p.m. Cocktails 7:00 p.m. Dinner
Honoring members for their outstanding service
WINTER PARK CITIZEN OF THE YEAR
The Honorable Kenneth W Bradley, Mayor
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