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KAREN McENANY-PHILLIPS
OBSERVER STAFF
Frank Shaw and his family
bought a fan, some wood,
and a black and purple tin-
sel spider at Lowes in Cas-
selberry over the Labor Day
weekend. Shaw recalls how
they lost power for nine


days during the 2004 hurri-
canes. He still doesn't have
a generator but does keep
leftover supplies on hand.
"We have five gallon wa-
ter jugs, pre-cut plywood for
our windows and propane,"
said Shaw. "If a storm comes
close, we'll buy what we
need."


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JENNY ANDREASSON

The public will have a
chance to weigh in on the
future of the city's town
center and its proposed city
hall and fire station on Oct.
12.
The Maitland City Coun-
cil was scheduled to hold a
public hearing on Monday,
Sept. 28 about whether to
reclaim the fire station proj-
ect from Brossier Co. de-
veloper Bob Reese and put
it out to a public bid and


amend the development
agreement in order to allow
that to happen. On Oct. 12,
the Council is scheduled to
make a final decision after
the public hearing.
The pushed-back date
will allow the city's plan-
ning and zoning board and
community redevelopment
advisory board to examine
the plans, and keep the pub-
lic hearing from coincid-
ing with the Jewish holiday
Yom Kippur.
The Council had voted in
April to allow Reese to re-


build the fire station on its
current site. Legal issues re-
garding the temporary site
for the station and disagree-
ments as to who would pay
the cost of site prep and
temporary trailers have held
up their plans.
Council will consider es-
sentially carving the fire sta-
tion - and possibly the new
city hall - out of the devel-
opment agreement and al-
low Reese to move forward
with getting his four-block
mixed-use downtown proj-
ect financed.


City talks

big cuts
ISAAC BABCOCK

Faced with weakened rev-
enues from property taxes,
the Winter Park City Com-
mission focused on cutting
costs at a special meeting
Sept. 14.
"I don't think we're in
such dire straits that we
need to take money out of
people's paychecks at this
point," Commissioner Phil
Anderson said.
Commissioner Karen
Diebel attacked expendi-
tures directly, motioning to
bar adding capital expendi-
tures to the 2010 budget.
Mayor Ken Bradley railed
against an idea to cut -
ployee benefits, which some
commissioners had said
were well above average for oo
municipalities.
"We're already not giv-
ing any of our employees
any cost-of-living or perfor-
mance-based raises, and I
think taking away benefits is
a little hard to do," he said.
Commissioner Beth Dilla-
ha pointed out that the city
had been paying as much as
40 percent more than the av-
erage municipality for some
employee benefits.
"That's just not realistic,"
she said.


Some on Council said it
would be easier to get the
fire station project out of Re-
ese's hands if they call him
in default for not meeting
stipulations outlined in the
agreement. That would ter-
minate the agreement and
allow the city to proceed
with the municipal projects
without Reese's consent.
Councilman Phil Bonus,
who is in favor of breaking
the agreement with Reese,
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Knights triumph in comeback win


ISAAC BABCOCK
OBSERVER STAFF
The Knights (2-1) shocked
Buffalo (1-2) 23-17 Saturday
night in a stunning come-
back on their home field.
The Knights were down
17-7 at halftime and showed
only rare glimpses of their
offense before they explod-
ed in the second half.
The comeback win was
the first time since 2005
that the Knights overcame a
deficit of 10 points or more
and won the game. That
Knights team that came
back 12 points to beat Rice
was so far removed from its
current iteration that it was
former Knight star running
back Kevin Smith's first year
on the squad. He left for the
NFL after the 2007 season,
and the Knights had failed
to pull off a big comeback
ever since.


Quarterback Brett Hodg-
es talked positively about
what he saw as a turning
point for the game and the
season in his team's out-
look.
"Our guys are starting to
believe and I think we're
starting to get that chem-
istry," Hodges said after the
game, as the Knights rel-
ished the improbable vic-
tory.
But earlier in the game,
fans were wearing paper
bags on their heads as the
Knights struggled to mobi-
lize an offense and watched
a brazen Buffalo offense
push for repeated fourth-
down attempts,. most of
them successful. Meanwhile
the Knights turned the ball
over repeatedly on fumbles
and costly penalties, leaving
the door open for a blowout
by the Bulls.


And the Bulls took ad-
vantage, scoring 17 unan-
swered points in just the
second quarter alone as the
Knights struggled with turn-
overs and botched plays.
In the second half, the
teams' fortunes seemingly
reversed position. Sudden-
ly the Bulls were dropping
balls and the Knights were
picking them up. In five pos-
sessions in the second half,
the Bulls had three fumbles,
an interception and a punt.
The Knights took advan-
tage of the Bulls' .misfor-
tunes, but were still plagued
by penalties that had de-
stroyed their morale in the
first half,
In the game the Knights
incurred six penalties, to-
taling 48 lost yards and two
first downs ceded to the
Bulls.
One of those penal-


PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK - THE OB
Brett Hodges led the Knights in a 16-point second-half rally to shock Buffalo.


ties would nearly stall the
Knights' comeback in the
second half. After Brynn
Harvey's short rushing
touchdown that had started
the comeback, the Knights
had the ball again at fourth
down and inches from
the Bulls' goal line. A pen-
alty pushed them back five
yards, and the Knights went
from going for the dive to


kicking.
Kicker Nick Cattoi picked
up three field goals - in-
cluding a 44-yard kick - in
the second half alone, tying
and then winning the game
for the Knights.
The Knights hit the road
again this weekend, kicking
off at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at
East Carolina.


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Swine flu, tornadoes, fires,
and terrorism. According to
www.ready.gov, citizens are
urged to develop a family,
business, and community
plan that includes getting a
kit, making a plan and being
informed.
A basic emergency kit
might include small items
like a whistle, sanitation
supplies, local maps, even
a wrench and can opener.
Family plans might include
prepaid phone cards and an
agreed-upon meeting place
coming from school, work,
or daycare. The site suggests
an out of town relative as
the central communicator
if local phones are down.
Preston Cook, executive
director of Orange County
Emergency Management,
oversees the 4,000-square-


foot Emergency Operations
Center and the county's di-
saster plans and emergency
operations.
"We always have advice,
pointers, and involvement
opportunities for the pub-
lic," said Cook. He suggests
citizen programs like Citi-
zen Corps Council, Citizens
on Patrol (COPS), and emer-
gency training programs
like Community Emergency
Response Training (CERT).
But residents are putting
off buying supplies until a
storm comes closer, accord-
ing to Herb Oakley, assistant
store manager of Home De-
pot on Lee Road.
"Right now the consumer
is judicious with what they
are spending money on,.
and it's indicative of the en-
vironment we are in. During
close calls [with storms] we
see people spend more to


protect their homes," he
said.
Oakley has confidence
in Home Depot's inven-
tory and logistical experi-
ence. "We have warehous-
es the size of football fields
filled with supplies includ-
ing thousands of genera-
tors ready to be shipped
wherever they're needed,"
he said.
Bill Raley, president of
SERVPRO Maitland, which
provides residential and
commercial restoration
services, says the recession
has affected how residents
deal with home and prop-
erty emergencies.
"We have seen prop-
erty owners attempt to
deal with emergencies by
themselves and not sub-
mit claims with insurance
companies," he said.
SERVPRO Maitland
works directly with resi-
dents, businesses and in-
surance companies and
Raley stresses verification
that water damage is truly
resolved. "If not resolved
completely water damage
can turn into mold and
bacteria."'
Raley also suggests that
consumers expand their
list of qualified home pro-
fessionals.
"A qualified roofer is
as hard to find right now
as it was three months af-
ter Hurricane Charley be-
cause one you might have
worked with four or five
years ago may have closed
in the last 18 months," he
said.
Like most people, the
Shaw family may be delay-
ing purchasing hurricane
supplies, but at least they
have a leg up on Hallow-
een.


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staff time and money by
having them pursue both al-
ternatives simultaneously.
"If we didn't extend the
DA (development agree-
ment) and say we'll take our
stuff and build our buildings
with our money, we'll get
something done," he said at
the Sept. 14 meeting where
Council voted to set public
hearings for Oct. 12.
Others on Council say
the development agree-
ment should be amended to
give Reese more time on the
project. Reese is proposing
an extension to 2012.
Councilman Jeff Flow-
ers said it would be un-
conscionable to give Reese
the green light to proceed
without also giving him an
extension. He said it's the
economy's fault Reese can't
get financed and it's not fair
to penalize him.
"I guess it's all George W's
fault," he said.
If Council does vote to
reclaim the fire station from
Reese - and if Reese agrees
- it would direct staff to ne-
gotiate a purchase price for
the existing site plans for
the project so there won't
be a major setback.
"My best guess is time loss
would be minimal," Com-
munity Redevelopment
Director Verl Emrick said.
"We could be going vertical
in the first quarter of the

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year."
Reese has not indicated
that he's ready to give up
the project, something that
could derail Council's plans
- as a party in the agree-
ment, he has to agree to any
amendments.
The-' company that he
contracted to build the fire
station recently backed out
but he already has another
one signed on, one Flowers
said he's heard good things
about.
The city had originally
voted to put the temporary
fire station on the Winn-Di-
xie site after it was demol-
ished but Reese has been
unable to get the third lien
holder to sign an agreement
that states he will not evict
the fire department if Reese
defaults on the payments.
Reese would only say Mon-
day that they "were making
progress on it", and said he
couldn't put it in on public
record because they were
still negotiating.
The north parking lot of
the property had been iden-
tified as an alternative site,
but Reese said it would "cost
us a heck of a lot less" to do
it on the Winn-Dixie prop-
erty.
"We're ready to move for-
ward," Reese said. "We've
always been ready to move
forward; that's where we
are."


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involved in creating a brighter, healthier future.

Kick-off Event: Sunday, September 27 from
2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Center
As part of the National Volunteer event on Public Lands Day,
Audubon invites you to help improve local wildlife habitat by
removing litter from Lake Sybelia and the surrounding neigh-
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Registration is required.

Contact Lynne at 407-644-0190 or
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The Center is located at 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland


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Cats stun Braves in blowout

ISAAC BABCOCK rick Mputu, who ran for 101 to their best start since their
OBSERVER STAFF yards on the ground. A team 12-2 2005 season.
effort led to much bigger This Friday the Cats kick
numbers than the two stars. off at 7:30 p.m. at Cypress
Friday night the Winter Park But they both shined in the Creek. The Bears are also
Wildcats didn't just get re- end zone, completing long 3-0 this season, with close
venge on the Boone Braves. drives with a combined five wins so far against east Or-
They destroyed them 59-14 touchdowns between them. ange County teams.
in one of the most lopsided And all the while the The Trinity Prep Saints
wins in school history. Winter Park defense went to (1-2) suffered their second
In just the first half, the work stuffing Boone, some- devastating loss in a row in
Wildcats (3-0) went on a thing they didn't achieve in Melbourne, where Florida
37-point tear before the a 21-7 loss last year. Air Academy (2-1) punished
Braves (1-2) even began to They held the Braves to them with a 40-7 score.
fight back, and by then it just one touchdown per Despite another bad PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK - THE OBSERVER
was far too late for a come- half, and forced turnovers night for the Saints' defense, Zee Ware helped the Wildcats to a big win over the Boone Braves on Friday night.
back. - that would prove the tide- the offense recovered mar- But then the Falcons' Jeffrey p.m. Friday against- Cres-
The big offensive num- turner in the game. A weak finally from the previous Keels went to work, ripping cent City. The Raiders (1-1)
bers came despite relatively drive slowed the Wildcats week's 49-0 shutout, put- through the Saints' defense lost big in their first game of
tame individual numbers early, but once they had ting a ball in the end zone to the tune of 256 yards. The the season, but last week re-
from Winter Park quarter- the momentum, there was this time around. Saints would allow434 total bounded with a 45-2 blow-
back Sam Richardson, who nothing stopping them. That score came early in yards in the game. oou t over the First Academy.
completed 127 yards in the Now with a three-game the first quarter, as the Saints yards in the game. o ut over the First Academy.me
air, -and running back Pat- win streak, the Cats are off kept pace with the Falcons. this week, kicking off at 7



Business i

Data Transfer Solutions recently The city of IMaitland included DTS tion, Value Place weekly rates range Lynne Frederick, president of Palmer Electric Co. is pleased to
won five major contracts with gov- as general planning consultant in a from $149 to $249. MasseyCommunications, ispleased announce the promotion of Steve
ernment agencies in Colorado, Mon- contract with Kimley-Horn & Associ- to announce the promotion of Sultana Conenna to operations manager
tana, Washington, California, and the ates, Inc. DTS will provide GIS and Kelly Price, founder of Kelly Price & Ali to the position of account execu- commercial division.
city of Maitland. DTS will use LiDAR transportation planning application Company, has earned the prestigious tive, business development for the
to build 3D models of transportation development services for a two-year Certified Distressed Property Expert Orlando-based agency. In Ali's new Community Health Centers, Inc. has
right-of-ways and automatically ex- period with an optional third year. designation. "This CDPE designation position, she is responsible for lead- recently added a new physician to our
tract asset data. has been invaluable as I work with ing the business development efforts team of dedicated providers. Dr.Arme-
"LiDAR enables us to quickly and ac- Liberty Lodging of Maitland is plan- sellers and lenders on complicated for Massey Communications, in addi- lia Smith-Dixon joined the staff of our
curately classify highway road signs ning to open its second Value Place short sales. It is so rewarding to be tion to continuing her client service Eatonville Family Health Center as a
using the shape of the sign and re- in the Columbus, Ohio market and its able to help sellers save their homes and account management roles. Family Practitioner.
flectivity," Trey Fragala III, Chief Oper- 24th overall in eight states in the past from foreclosure," Price said.
eating Officer, explained. 27 months. Depending on the loca-



Community
S&W Kitchens, Inc. has teamed of the house that were not previously tion), the all-women volunteer group community available to them where information about WPFT please log on
with the National Kitchen and Bath restored, said William Burke, lead de- that supports M.D. Anderson Cancer they can feel safe and comfortable to wpft.org or contact Lynda Canatay
Association to donate, design, and signer for the project at S&W Kitchen. Center Orlando, has launched their reaching out for support, advice at 321.841.2272, lynda.canatay@or-
install an authentic restoration of the "We plan to formally unveil the res- new website, wpft.org, marking the and guidance as they navigate their landohealth.com.
210-square-foot kitchen and butler's toration at a Sept. 24 meeting of the start of an online community where cancer treatment." Those logging on
pantry at historic Casa Feliz. NKBA of Central Florida at Casa Fe- blogs, podcasts and group forums will be able to participate inrgroup Come to Patchington's Store, 332
Casa Feliz is the Winter Park, Florida liz," Burke said. To arrange interviews link breast cancer patients and sur- discussions and moderated forums, N. Park Ave., from 10 a.m. to noon on
estate home, built in 1933 and now a or photography, please contact Rose- vivors together from around the take a virtual tour of M.D. Anderson, Saturday, Sept. 26 and participate in
special event venue and public mu- mary Antonelli at 407- 788-1981. world. "We are thrilled that this on- Orlando's Breast Care Center, and sending greeting cards to American
seum that was saved from demolition line community is now a reality," said view video clips from the latest WPFT troops overseas.
by aWinter Park citizens group. It was Clarence Brown, M.D., president and events. Information about upcoming
placed on the National Register of Women. Playing For T.I.M.E. � CEO of M.D. Anderson, Orlando. "It WPFT golf, tennis and rowing events
Historic Places last year. The kitchen (Technology, Immediate Diagno- is so important for cancer patients as well as volunteer opportunities will
and butler's pantry are the only areas sis, Mammography and Educa- and their family members to have a also be available on the site. For more



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Maitland City Talk
BY DOUGLAS T. KINSON
PLra mMAYOR


Predators must be stopped


Living in a perfect world is
only a dream. Back when I
was young, we left our front
doors open, and neighbors
came and went as they
pleased. We don't live in
that world anymore.
I received a call from
one of our neighbors in the
past week - two sexual
offenders and one sexual
predator had moved into
one of our neighborhoods.
Not one, not two, but three
were all living in the same
house together. The house
had a Maitland address, but
was one block to the north
of Maitland in Seminole
County.
They moved in on
Sept. 2 but it wasn't until
the Seminole County
Sheriffs office notified the
surrounding neighbors
that they realized that the
person walking door-to-
door looking for "jumper
cables" was considered to
be the predator.


And unfortunately, due
to silence in state law that
deals with communication
of information on
offenders and predators
across jurisdictional lines,
our Maitland families
were not notified until
their Seminole neighbors
contacted them and the
Maitland police were
notified.
Fortunately, Maitland
police took immediate
action and notified our
families, but due to the
loopholes in state law,
notification of Maitland
residents did not come
until after the predator
was seen strolling Maitland
neighborhoods in his
scooter chair.
As I would expect,
neighbors across county
lines took immediate
action. They got the word
to all neighbors in the
immediate area and began
a Web site - www.nasollc.


org - to make sure that
everybody was aware of
every move these monsters
made.
The good news is, as of
the writing of this article,
two had moved out, and
the third had not been
heard of nor seen in at
least three days. And,
although this apparently
has come to a reasonable
conclusion, these offenders
and predators inevitably
will move somewhere else
to become another family's
concern.

Much work
needs to be done
You will be comforted
to know that the cities
of Maitland and Winter
Park have the more strict
ordinances regarding the
ability of sexual offenders
and predators to move into
our cities.
In Maitland, sexual
predators cannot move
within 2,500 feet of an
existing school, day care,
park or playground. In
unincorporated areas in
many counties, however,
as was the case here, the
requirement is only 1,000
feet, which is in line with
state law, so predators are
able to take advantage
of the less-strict rules
by "playing with the
boundaries."


I have learned a great-
deal due to this unfortunate
situation. What I do know is
that we need to take action
and there is much more
that can be done to protect
our residents from people
who prey on our children.
Here are some suggestions:
1. "Loopholes" need to
be eliminated such that
all of Central Florida has
common sexual predator
laws that transcend
jurisdictional boundaries.
If it's 2,500 in one city, then
it should be 2,500 in every
city and county throughout
the state.
2. There should never
be more than one predator
living under a single roof.
Banding together can only
serve their benefit and
comfort and be harmful to
our families in the long run.
3. Notification of a
predator moving into a
neighborhood should be
done by radius, not by
jurisdiction. This would
provide the guidance to law
enforcement and make it
easier to communicate if
state law required this type
of notice.
4. Every neighborhood
should have a strong
Neighborhood Watch
Program that designates
a contact person to be
responsible for checking
the Florida Department of
Law Enforcement Web site


every day to see if predators
have moved into or near
your neighborhood.
5. In the absence of
a Neighborhood Watch
Program, every family
should not only check the
FDLE Web site, but more
importantly, have a plan
regarding strangers walking
up to their door.
This experience, along
with horror stories of
abductions recently in the
news, has opened my eyes
to creating more strict laws
regarding sexual predators
that should be considered
by every elected official in
the state. And I will forever
and a day be committed to
doing everything within
my power to protect our
families in every way from
these creatures.
And finally, I do not
believe that somebody who
takes advantage sexually of
a young child can ever be
rehabilitated. Prison for life
is too good for them. Prison
in the short term, which
is all too common, creates
a horror story for every
family that lives close to or
near them - forever.
Unfortunately, we don't
live in that perfect world I
grew up in anymore. I really
wish I did.
FDLE Web site: offender.
fdle.state.fl.us/offender


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SEPT. 28 CITY
COMMISSION MEETING
TOPICS OF INTEREST
There will be a City
Commission meeting
on Monday, Sept. 28, at
3:30 p.m., in City Hall
Commission Chambers.
Below are a few topics of
interest:

ACTION ITEMS REQUIRING
DISCUSSION:
- Discuss codifying the
Code of Ethics drafted and
prepared by the Ethics
Board (modified based
on previous Commission
feedback; pulled forward
from Sept. 14 meeting).
- Golf course pro shop plans
and proposed renovation
schedule.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:
- Second reading of the
ordinance requiring
- electronic filing of


campaign finance reports.
- Second reading of the
ordinance providing the
qualification deadline to
file with the City Clerk for
elections.
- Second reading of the
ordinance adopting the
new flood insurance
study and floor insurance
rate map approved by
the Federal Emergency
Management Agency.
- Request of the Winter Park
YMCA at 1201 N. Lakemont
Ave. for the following
expansions to the existing
YMCA.
1) Conditional Use request
for a 3,115 square foot
expansion to the existing
. building for new locker
rooms
2) Conditional Use request
to add an additional
zero-depth children's
pool and recreation area
on the existing property
(WITHDRAWN BY
APPLICANT)


3) Comprehensive Plan and
Zoning Map Amendment
to change from Single
Family (R-1A) to Public
Quasi-Public (PQP) and
Future Land Use from
Single Family Residential
to Institutional on the
properties located at
1751 and 1761 Palmer
Ave. This change would
allow the expansion
of the existing YMCA
parking lot onto those two
properties adding 53 more
spaces (WITHDRAWN BY
APPLICANT)
BUDGET PUBLIC
HEARINGS AT 5:01 P.M.
- Second reading of the
ordinance adopting the
village rate at 4.0923.
- Second reading of the
ordinance adopting the FY
2010 annual budget.
For the complete agenda,
please visit: www.
cityofwinterpark.org and
click on Government >
City Commission > Agenda
Packets.

GOOD NEWS FOR
WINTER PARK
ELECTRIC CUSTOMERS
Although, the City
Commission approved a 6.3
percent base rate increase
for the average residential


electric customer, effective
Thursday, Oct. 1, rates
are actually going down
by 4.5 percent for the
upcoming quarter - Oct.
1 through Dec. 31, due to
the downward trend in fuel
costs.

COMMISSIONER PHIL
ANDERSON'S COFFEETALK
On Wednesday, Oct. 7
at 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.,
Commissioner Phil
Anderson will hold his
CoffeeTalk at the Winter
Park Welcome Center,
located at 151 W. Lyman
Ave., as part of the city's
CoffeeTalk series.
If-you have a latte beans
to grind or if you simply
wanted to espresso your
thoughts, CoffeeTalk may
be the cup for you.
All CoffeeTalks are held at
the Winter Park Welcome
Center from 8:30 a.m. to
9:30 a.m., and 6 p.m. to 7
p.m. For more information,
please call 407-599-3428.

TENNIS CENTER
TEMPORARILY CLOSED
BUT WILL RETURN FOR
SECOND SERVE
The Azalea Lane Tennis
Center, located at 1075


Azalea Lane, will be closed
beginning Wednesday,
Oct. 1 through Friday, Oct.
31, for improvements
including court resurfacing
and interior and exterior
building renovations, as
well as a management
changeover to High
Performance Sports
Management.
During the renovations
there will be no staff at the
tennis center. Courts will
be available on a limited
basis, with priority given
to league play. Players are
also encouraged to use the
tennis courts located at
Phelps Park or Cady Way.
Hours at the Azalea Lane
Tennis Center during
renovations will be 7 a.m. to
9 p.m., on weekdays, and 7
a.m. to 8 p.m., on weekends.
The city appreciates your
patience as it undergoes
this "changeover" and
will provide a one-month
extension on all current
memberships. For more
information, please call
407-599-3276.

Visit the city's official
Web site at www.
cityofwinterpark.org


Winter Park City Talk
BY RANDY KNIGHT
CITY MANAGER


Winter Park /Maitland Observer


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Entrepreneurs dream in chocolate
KAREN McENANY-PHILLIPS sprouts from the blue signa- restaurant experience in .....
OBSERVER STAFF ture Peterbrooke gift bags, the field and at the Darden ,


A diamond solitaire waits
within a chocolate jewelry
box. A toothy grin bites into
a crisp fall apple drenched
in chocolate. A Gator fan
admires a chocolate pig-
skin. Chocolate dreams like
these are coming true cour-
tesy of Park Avenue's Peter-
brooke Chocolatier and its
new owners.
Their open door and fes-
tive window displays beck-
on, but once inside it's the
smell that captures the taste
buds and imagination. The
chocolate shop at the cor-
her of New England Avenue
was recently purchased by
former Darden Restaurants
executives Jami and Kevin
Wray and customers sense
sweet changes.
Hot pink tissue paper


celebratory packaging de-
lights, and the gourmet eye
candy tempts. Senses over-
load with pretzels, truffles,
chips, popcorn, nougats,
graham crackers, Oreos,
and apples that have been
dipped, dunked, enrobed,
sprinkled and swirled in Eu-
ropean-style chocolate.
A renewed energy perme-
ates the 2,000-square-foot
store composed of a retail
gift area in the front and a
real life chocolate factory
in the back. It's not as big
as Willie Wonka's operation
but guests of all ages de-
light in watching the choc-
olate-making process and
might be invited to dip an
apple in the dreamy, creamy
chocolate.
The Wrays share nearly
three decades of national


Restaurants Support Center
where they met. In addition
to, being general managers,
Jami specialized in Human
Resource and training while
Kevin's background was op-
erations and national mar-
keting. After leaving Darden
and dabbling in a fourteen-
month adventure in Costa
Rica, they returned to the
United States and learned
that the Winter Park fran-
chise was for sale.
"I used to live in Jack-
sonville so I was very famil-
iar with Peterbrooke," said
Jami. "I've wanted to own a
chocolate shop since I was
a teenager. It was serendipi-
tous."
Running a chocolate fac-
tory may be a dream-come-
true but also a lot of work.
> turn to CHOCOLATE on A7


PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK -THE OBSERVER
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Center has announced its second
annual national Parent's Night
Out. This year's event is set for
Sept. 25 at My Gym locations
across the country, including
Winter Park. During this event,
parents drop their children off
at local My Gym locations for an
evening of fun, fitness, games
and relays while parents enjoy an
evening off. To make a donation or
for more information please visit
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3581 Lake Emma Road, at 407-
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119, at 407- 739-6395.

Seasonal flu, shots will be
offered from 8-11 a.m. on
Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Winter
Park Farmers' Market, 200 W.,
New. England Ave. For those
insured primarily with Medicare
Part B there is no charge for a flu
shot. All others will be charged
$25. Contact, 407-599-3613

From 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday,
Oct. 3, The Fred Rogers Family
Series will present entertaining
and interactive music programs
that introduce families to various
music styles. Located at Tiedtke
Concert Hall on the Rollins College
Campus, 1000 Holt Ave, Winter
Park, the cost is $15 for adults and
$10 for students 18 and under.The
Family Series pays tribute to Fred
Rogers, the star of "Mr. Rogers'
Neighborhood" and graduate of
Rollins, and his family for their
support of the College, its music
programs, and the Bach Festival
Society. Contact 407-646-2182 or
visit www.bachfestivalflorida.org.


GUEST REPORTER

When Missy Weiner's
22-pound, long-haired
Dachshund Emmy Belle
Weiner snuck out of her in-
law's house in Winter Park
the Saturday after Thanks-
giving 2008, Missy and her
daughter were devastated.
Her dog had been hit be-
fore she ran off, and Missy
thought the dog might be
dead, although she didn't
tell- anyone the dog had
been hit. They stayed an
extra day in Winter Park to
search for the dog, but that
Sunday, they returned to
Tampa sans Dachshund.
A week later, they were
reunited, thanks to a group
ofpet owners in Winter Park
who continued the search
after the Weiner family had
left. Now the group of pet


owners who rescued Emmy
have formed a Web site to
help people who have lost
their animals.
"If the people are as pas-
sionate aboutthis (Website)
as helping a total stranger.
they would definitely do
well working on a Web site
that will certainly help their
friends and family in that
community," Missy said. "It
was amazing; Judy (Charu-
has) was amazing."
Indeed. Judy Charuhas
worked hard to find Emmy,
handing out fliers and talk-
ing to anyone who would
listen, especially construc-
tion workers. Emmy was the
success story of 2008, but
July 4, Lucy, a Yorkshire Ter-
rier, went missing after the
boom of fireworks scared
her off. After a month of
searching, Lucy was also re-
united with her family. But
maybe just as ilmp6rtant,


Lucy was the catalyst to
form WinterParkLostPets.
com.
"Between looking for
Emmy and Lucy I met the
nicest people in this com-
munity," Charuhas said.
"Emmy had sort of started
the idea, and Lucy was real-
ly the catalyst for 'we need
to do this."'
Charuhas tapped her
friend and fellow pet en-
thusiast Shelley Heistand, a
local realtor. Heistand be-
came the financial backer
for the Web site, which fea-
tures a free place to post
that you've lost a pet or
found a pet.
"Our pets are our fami-
lies," Heistand said. "You see
the impact when someone
is frantically out with you
looking for their pets."
The Web site has only
been up for two weeks, and
there's already a missing


pet. Nearly two weeks ago
today, 3-year-old Chui (pro-
nounced Chewy), a brown
bengal cat with black spots,
went missing from the Win-
ter Park Pines neighbor-
hood.
Heistandsaid thesite isn't
operating to make money.
and that if anyone wants
to donate to their Web site,
they plan on directing them
towards Pet Rescue by Judy
or other shelters.
The group could also
end up getting just a little
political. Currently in Win-
ter Park, posting a flier for a
lost dog is a code violation.
That's something they'd
like to see changed, and
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According to Kevin they and
their four employees make
85 percent of the chocolate
they sell with the help of
two specialty machines that
constantly stir the choco-
late and which are equipped
to fill their many specialty
molds. Combining high-
quality ingredients, founder
Phyllis Geiger's recipe and
a perfected technique pro-
duce chocolate with the
shine, snap, texture and
taste that keeps guests com-
ing back.
Jami doesn't mind the


hours. "'It's a blast. People
come in in a good mood and
leave in a better mood."
Victoria Mayorga cel-
ebrated her seventh birth-
day in the chocolate factory
with her friends and family.
"I liked dipping the apples
and decorating our pizza
cake with popcorn, sprin-
kles and Oreos," said Victo-
ria. "I was so happy that my
friends got to go to Miss Ja-
mi's chocolate factory."
Victoria' s morn Car-
men Mayorga said Victoria
watched the Charlie and
the Chocolate Factory mov-
ie for days before her party.


"This was awesome, I'll be
back with my friends for a
wine party," she said.
"It's about the experi-
ence," said Jami, "we cre-
ate memories for kids and
adults too." Peterbrooke
hosts celebrations for all
ages including wine events
that coat wine bottles in
chocolate.
"We have added so many
unique items, specialty and
customized molds to create
gifts that you can't get other
places. People didn't know
we also have gelato," said
Jami.
The Wrays want every


guest to sample the choco-
late-coveredpopcornwhich
has been a Peterbrooke sta-
ple for twenty-seven years.
Kevin added, "We're do-
ing very well in a question-
able economy. People still
have affordable indulgenc-
es for a gift and a treat for
themselves."
. The Wrays have also con-
nected with hew friends
via their Facebook website,
Peterbrooke Chocolatier
of Winter Park. Adding
over 900 friends in just two
months they share new fla-
vors, events, and photos and
take customer orders.


"It's amazing how people
talk to us through our site,
we've even had three mar-
riage proposals," said JamiE
The Wrays will be hiring
for the holidays and expect
sales to be strong from gift
baskets, custom gifts, and
stocking stuffers.
They remember when
a mother and daughter
walked in and inhaled the
sweet smells together. The
mother whispered, "This is.
what dreams smell like."


Calendar


The seventh Global Peace Film Fes-
tival runs from Sept. 22 to 27, at vari-
ous venues in Winter Park, Orlando
and Winter Garden. For more infor-
mation visit www.peacefilmfest.org
or BullFish-at 4899 New Broad Street
in Baldwin Park, 407-894-3474.

On Saturday, Sept. 26, the Albin
Polasek Museum & Sculpture
Gardens. will participate in the.fifth
annual Museum Day, presented by
Smithsonian magazine.

Ten Thousand Villages of Orlando
will turn the Winter Park Farmers
Market into an international bazaar
at VillageFest: One World, One Night.
From 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1.


Tickets are $35 in advance and $40
at the door. Information Line, 407-
670-5616

At 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept.
30, photographs chosen from Second
Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida's
"Portraits of Hunger" competition will
be showcased at Enzian's Eden Bar in
Maitland.. For information, visit http://
www.foodbankcentralflorida.org/por-
traits or www.MilleniaFineArt.com.

From 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept.
30, The Q at Maitland, XSalonce, MAC
Cosmetics, and the Orlando JCC will
come together to host the First An-
nual Charity Gala in support of Central
Florida's Mending Hearts Foundation.


Located at 430 E. Packwood Ave.,
the event will include complimentary
wine tasting, hair-cuts and styling
'consultations, cosmetic consultations
and a silent auction and raffle. Please
contact Pattie at 407-644-3663 or
leasingtheq@carterhaston.com

The Orange County Retired Educa-
tors Association will meet at 10 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 1 at College Park Unit-
ed Methodist Church, 644 W. Princ-
eton Street, Orlando. Visit our website
at ocrea-fl.org or call 407-677-0446.

On Saturday, Sept. 26, nearly 2,000
athletes are expected to crowd the
streets of Arnold Palmer Medical
Center for the 11th Annual Miracle


Miles 15K, 5K and Kids' Fun Run,
presented by Chick-fil-A�. For more
information, contact Lindsey Clark at
321.841.7016 or Lindsey.Clark@or-
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At 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept 24, the
Maitland Lions Club is presenting its
annual donation to take Sybelia Ele-
mentary School. The Lake Sybelia El-
ementary School PTA will be there as
well as members of the Uons Club.


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These are puzzling times
to me. And I "feel" they
shouldn't be. There is a
part of me that is like the
Jack "Just the facts, Ma'am"
Webb character. Webb was
a realist about human be-
havior. History is the con-
tinuing narrative of human
behavior. I've read a lot of
history all my life and one
of the "nice" things about
the human experience is
that we've been around
such a damned short period
of time. A reasoned indi-
vidual can get their hands
and mind around our story
because there really isn't a
lot of it.
We came out of Africa -
not so long ago. Some say
it's been 60,000 years since
"Roots, Part One" began.
That's a chip shot, in years.
And here we are in 21st
century America, seemingly
at a crossroads of sorts. In
between it has been one re-
lentless slog. Really, truly, it
has. To the casual alien ob-
server in space, detachedly
watching human evolution,


our history might justifiably
comment, "My goodness,
feisty little monkeys."
We know "empires"
don't last forever. None
have. None. They come and
go. Sometimes there is total
extinction. Other times you
have the example of the
French, British, even the
Russians transitioning from
empire status to something
"less." One moment you
are on top, then you are
not. Think Percy B. Shelley,
"'My name is Ozymandias,
King of Kings: Look on
my works, ye mighty, and
despair!' Nothing beside
remains."
I think if I had been cre-
ated in God's image I'd
about be in despair today
- seriously. Think about it.
This is the best we can do
(as a species) and you're go-
ing to insist all this was in-
tentional. That on such and
such a day God grabbed
a hand of earth, liberally
sprinkled on the pixie dust,
violently shook and skillful-
ly "Bakelited" Adam to life,


much as the Ginger Bread
Man came into being. Well,
excuse me if my imagina-
tion of what constitutes an
all-powerful God doesn't
have us (humankind) do-
ing a little better. Ya think?
Question: Is it better to
have been created or to
have evolved? That's fodder
for another column.
I'm torn between shock
and awe. Not "that" shock
and awe! I'm shocked at ex-
actly how unthinking hu-
mans can be. Infinite exam-
ples abound. It's a long list.
A long list. That's one hand.
On the other hand, I am in
awe of humankind. We are
awfully neat. Really, we are!
Our science suggests we're
the only thing like us in
this neck of the Milky Way.
We make art. We make love
(and all that that implies).
We organize and create or-
der. We build. We improvise.
We create. We imagine. We
be fun. We laugh. We think.
We consider. We act. All
qualities I so relish in our
species.
And so it came to pass,
that America was "found"
and "created" and the
Founding Fathers said,
"This is good." And the
Fathers set in motion the
game we call the United
States and over time-in
another historical repeat-
it became imperial and had
armies and empire. It took
on the imperial ways. Its
people became both liter-
ally fat and profligate.
And so America arrives


in 2009 broke, battered and
bewildered. And a great cry
of befuddled indignation
goes out, "How can this be?"
The "Becksonians" march
in righteous indignation
on Washington to crucify
the strawman of liberalism.
"THEY did this to us," the
resentful roar goes out.
And socialist and trai-
tor and "loyalty oaths"-to
Adam Smith be true-have
become the accusations
and rallying cries of a
Howard Beale America,
"That we're mad as hell and
we're not going to take it
anymore" - not realizing,
of course, that being mad
as hell and shouting "trai-
tor" really doesn't forward
the conversation of how,
indeed, did America arrive
at this juncture and what is
required to turn the ship?
To use an overused
metaphor, America is like a
large ocean liner, to change
course to a more desired
national destination (sol-
vent, healthy, industrious,
prosperous, sustainable,
peaceful, etc.) requires
"considered" course correc-
tions.
Aside: I ask those "First
Class" Americans what
good is a "punched ticket"
to the top deck, what good
"deck chairs" on the Titan-
ic? The fluffed pillow?
America will not last
forever as the nation envi-
sioned by our Founding Fa-
thers. This is an undeniable
fact. No nation (or religion
for that matter) in the his-


tory of mankind has indefi-
nitely sustained itself in its
most powerful iteration.
Egypt. Rome. Christianity.
Islam. Spain. Britain. Nazi
"For a thousand years" Ger-
many. We come. We go.
But that doesn't mean
America's day has come and
gone and we are incapable
of changing direction, of
righting the ship and sail-
ing on strong into the fore-
seeable future. Why not?
Why not? Because we
seem incapable of a ratio-
nal discussion as to what
even the facts of the "prob-
lem" are. We genuflect, as
one example, before the
shrine of capitalism and
say, interestingly so, "That
it's not the most perfect
system but, by gawd, it's the
best system we got." That
may be the case, in those
instances when capital-
ism (one economic system
among a number of possi-
bilities) is, indeed, success-
ful but really, must all hu-
man transactions be based
on making a buck; who says
someone has to profit from
illness?
Oh, I can hear the in-
dignation now. Jepson's a
socialist! Not necessarily, I
simply can imagine a bet-
ter system. Of accountable
> turn to JEPSON on A10


> oJEPSON
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independently of the newspaper.
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Play On!


Conservative
Cultural Commentary
By Louis Roney
Distinguished Professor Emeritus, UCF
2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award
Assisted by beloved wife Joy Roney

The truth shall set
On a Navy ship, I
learned very soon
what and where the
"scuttlebutt" was: It's a wa-
ter fountain.
Sometimes guys were
gathered in line around it
to get a drink.
While waiting, the gobs
gabbed as to the state of
things on their part of
the ship - thus the other
meaning of "scuttlebutt,"
i.e., "gossip," came into be-
ing.
The observant among
us have long since noticed
that the Executive Branch
in Washington is intent
on not informing us of the
straight dope about things
vital to this nations'.citi-
zens.
I fear that plots against
this country are larger and
more powerful than most
of us suppose.
And the greatest danger
comes from within: The
very nature of our ingenu-
ous democracy has left
open the door to both
the good and the bad that


come to us seeking home
and sustenance.
That many of those who
have chosen to "nest" here
will surreptitiously con-
spire to foul their nests is,
sadly, a statistical fact of hu-
man nature.
Our good American
common sense should steer
us away from letting treach-
erous foxes futzz" around in
our vulnerable henhouses.
The U.S. has long recog-
nized this weakness, and
has historically armed itself
against danger both from
without, and within.
Benjamin Franklin wise-
ly foresaw things to come
when. he answered a lady
who asked him, "What have
we got here now?" Frank-
lin's reply was, "A Republic,
Ma'am, if you can keep it."
Eighteenth-century pa-
triots fought and died to
give us our Republic. Since
then thousands have fallen
to keep the Republic hand-
ed down to us.
At this time, this survivor
of World War II feels that
the dangers to our country
are greatly magnified be-
cause our people have been
jollied into a disarming
state of complacency.
P.J. O'Rourke says, "No
drug, not even alcohol,
causes the fundamental
ills of society. If we're look-
ing for the source of our
troubles, we shouldn't test
people for drugs, we should
test them for stupidity, ig-
norance, greed and love of
power."
We have come through
much in the past, that is
true. But that which threat-
ens us at present is far more
insidious, far more destruc-


tive.
We have a crucial need
to see ourselves accurately
in the flux of today's befud-
dling happenings.
I, for one, find myself
often trusting "scuttlebutt"
more than the "official
line," for my instincts tell
me that the man we elected
in Washington does not rel-
ish my knowing what he is
doing at any given time.
This president's frequent
- perhaps too frequent -
speeches have lost more
and more of their always
tenuous credibility.
Mr. Obama overtly sug-
gests that we examine
those with whom he has
chosen to surround him-
self.
In this way - a way
which most of us would
have come to without his
prompting - we now find
a collection of cronies who
do not bring a comforting
sense of quality, or veracity.
Obama looked better by
himself.
I have become evermore
aware of a possible control-
ling power that originates
at a level far above Pennsyl-
vania Avenue in Washing-
ton, D.C.
Only one TV outlet
seems to be carrying all the
available info re: the White
House.
The result is that we are
all-too-often best served
nowadays through "scuttle-
butt" passed along by gifted
burrowing newshounds.
The truth will eventually
ouch, if we wait to hear it
from two or three time-
tested sources.
We must now find the
best scuttlebutt on ACORN,


and on how its corrupting
influence allows it to lodge
itself surreptitiously deep
within the national demo-
cratic process.
I have studied Mr.
Obama carefully. I have
reacted critically to the
histrionics that deliver his
purported first hearing of
things. Often a real stretch
is needed to suspend be-
lief that he was not "in on
everything" from the very
start.
The initial shock has
now pretty well worn off as
to the identity of the man
whom we empowered in
the last national election.
The realization is even
more aggravated by the un-
avoidable wide-open ques-
tion of what we can do in
the next three-plus years to
cushion ourselves against
the blows of our self-in-
duced outrageous fortune.
Winston Churchill once
said, "Democracy is the best
form of government except
all the others." That fact
may be true, but we must
scurry hither-and-yon in
our think-tank to recall a
situation worse than that
which we have democrati-
cally inflicted upon our-
selves.
Most of us have a gut
feeling that our nexus with
Washington is carefully
mega-managed, and oth-
erwise contoured to match
our credibility.
Just as the greatest
fear may be that of the
unknown, fear of camou-
flaged truth demoralizes
the most idealistic of wary
souls.
Almost exactly 70 years
ago (Sept. 1, 1938) the "big


lies" of Adolf Hitler brought
the world up short as the
Nazi dictator trashed his
solemn word and invaded
Poland. He did what he
swore not to do.
World War II was on... I
was starting my sophomore
year in college.
Seven years later, Aug. 10,
1945, Japan surrendered
and the carnage ended.
I took off my Navy uni-
form and returned to a
world where I dubiously
hoped that my simple,
peaceful truths might have
survived.
Now, after 60 years, I
am wondering how, once
the phony present glitz
has failed on all sides, we'll
manage to subsist in the
ember-light of whatever
truth there is...

Give to enhance our
park's beauty
When City Commissioner
Beth Dillaha busies herself
on a doable project, Winter
Parkers snap-to!
Two inviting acres on
New York Avenue, now
owned by the U.S. Postal
Service, should logically be
utilized to add more green
space to Winter Park's
Central Park and belong to
all future Winter Parkers
who cherish the charming
bucolic aura of our special
town.
Such an opportunity
is rare and will not come
again.
Will Rogers reminds us,
"Buy real estate. They ain't
making' it anymore!".
City Hall's Dillaha says
donations are needed to do
the job.
So?...


Letters to


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This week, I'd like to take
the opportunity to provide
some brief information on
two great services avail-
able right over the phone,
5-1-1 and 2-1-1. These two


numbers can provide a
great deal of information to
you, ranging from traffic on
State Road 408 to informa-
tion on how to get emer-
gency financial assistance.
Starting with 5-1-1, this
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5-1-1 provides free traffic
information all the time for


Florida's interstate high-
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expressways and toll roads,
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the city, county name, exit
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date on any unusual condi-
tions. If you're interested in
checking the general condi-
tions of an area, instead of
saying the roadway name,
say a city or county name
and you will hear a report
of any unusual conditions
in that area. Additionally,
you can connect to an air-
port, find rest area informa-
tion, and find out how long
a trip will take. I'd also en-
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Winter Park/ Maitland Observer


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Pace 10 Thursday, September 24, 2009


Winter Park / Maitland Observer


S( 'Noti(es.


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CASE NO.: 09-CC-4729
WATERFORD LAKES COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION,
INC.,
Plaintiff, .
v.
URSULA NELSON, THE CREST AT WATERFORD
LAKES CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC., and
JOHN DOE and JANE DOE, as unknown tenants,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF ACTION
To: URSULA NELSON
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a
lien on the following described property in Orange
County, Florida:
Condominium Unit No. 1133, of Building No.
11, of 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, Page 1746, and
any amendments thereto, Public Records
of Orange County, Florida. Together with an
Sundivided interest in and to 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, PA., 280 W.
Canton Avenue, Suite 410, Post Office Box 3208,
Winter Park, Florida 32790, on or before November
4, 2009, 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 this 18th day of September, 2009.
LYDIA GARDNER
CLERK OF COURTS
By: DEBRA S. MILLS
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, (TD) 1-800-
955-8771, or Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida
Relay Service.
9/24,10/1

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR ORANGE COUNTY,
FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVISION
File Number: 2009-CP-1558-0
IN RE: ESTATE OF
Elizabeth E. Parry,
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Elizabeth E.
Parry, deceased, whose date of death was June
22, 2009, is pendinginn the Circuit Court for Or-
ange County, Florida, Probate Division, the address
of which is 425 North Orange Avenue, Room 340,
Orlando, FL 32801. The names and addresses of
the Personal Representative and the Personal Rep-
resentative'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-
,,--t:i ,-I n - - h .-. .-p -.f th;- n tr ,-: t ;
THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE 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
, , ' , . . .... ,,, ,
or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with
this court within 3 months after the date of the first
publication of this notice.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET
FORTH ABOVE ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
'BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this Notice is
9/17/09.
Personal Representative:
Bank of America, N.A.
329 Park Avenue North, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 880
Winter Park, FL 32790
Nancy S. Freeman
Attorney for Personal Representative
Florida Bar No. 968293
Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman, P.A.
329 Park Avenue North, 2nd Floor, PO. Box 880,
Winter Park, FL 32790
Telephone: (407) 423-4246
9/17, 9/24

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR ORANGE COUNTY,
FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVISION
File-No.: 48-2009-CP-000232-0
IN RE: ESTATE OF
RONALD C. HOSTETTER
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Ronald C.
Hostetter, deceased, whose date of death was
October 2, 2008, is pending in the Circuit Court
for Orange County, Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which is 425 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando,
FL 32801. The names and addresses of the person-
al 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
estate 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
persons having claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA 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 the first publication of this notice is
Sept. 24, 2009.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
John G. Pierce
Attoamey for Melissa Hostetter
Florida Bar No. 095247
800 North Femcreek Avenue
Orlando, Florida 32803
Telephone: (407) 898-4848
Fax: (407) 898-9321
Personal Representative:
Melissa Hostetter
910 Walnut Street
New Holland, PA 17557
9/24,10/1

NOTICE OF SALE OF VESSEL
Pursuant to FL Stat. 328.17(7) the following de-
scribed vessels) will be sold in a public sale to the
highest bidder to satisfy a claim lien by lienor for
labor and/or storage: 1973 EGG HARBOR BOAT CO
HIN#: EGG332471073. Owner/ HERMEN A CRUZ
WINTER SPRINGS, FL. L/H, . LUenor/BOAT TREE
MARINA 4370 CARRAWAY PLACE SANFORD, FL
407-322-1610. Sale Date: October 12, 2009 at
10:00 a.m. at 4370 CARRAWAY PLACE SANFORD,
FL 32771. For additional information call 407-657-
7995.
9/24,10/1


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CASE NO.: 09-CA-5742
WATERFORD TRAILS HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION,
INC.,
Plaintiff,
V.
MANSFIELD E. STEWART; CARMEN STEWART;
JANET R. THOMPSON; OWEN THOMPSON; and
JOHN DOE and JANE DOE, as unknown tenants,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF ACTION
To: JANET R.THOMPSON
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a
lien on the following described property in Orange
County, Florida:
Lot 338, of WATERFORD TRAILS PHASE 2,
EAST VILLAGE, according to the Plat thereof
as recorded in Plat Book 62, at Pages 112
through 119, inclusive, of the Public Records
of Orange County, Florida.
has been filed against you and you are required to
serve a copy of your written defenses, it any, to it
on Matt G. Firestone, Esq., the Plaintiff's attorney,
whose address is POHL & SHORT, PRA., 280 W.
Canton Avenue, Suite 410, Post Office Box 3208,
Winter Park, Florida 32790, on or before November
4, 2009, 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 this 18th day of September, 2009.
LYDIA GARDNER
CLERK OF COURTS
By: DEBRA S. MILLS
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 (VI 1-800-955-8770, via Florida
Relay Service.
9/24,10/1

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No. 48-2009-CA-002773-O
TRUSTCO BANK,
Plaintiff,
vs.
GUOJI HU, ADA GALLEGOS HU, and WOODLAND
LAKES PRESERVE HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATION,
INC.,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that on the 8 day of October,
2009, at 11:00 a.m. in Room 350 of the Courthouse
of Orange County, Florida, 425 S. Orange Avenue,
Orlando FL 32801, the undersigned Clerk will offer
for sale the following described real property:
LOT 177, WOODLAND LAKES PRESERVE
UNIT 1 B, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,
AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 59 PAGE
137 THROUGH 140, PUBLIC RECORDS OF
ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA..
The aforesaid sale will be made pursuant to the
Rnal Judgment of Foreclosure in Civil Case No.
48-2009-CA-002773-0 now pending in the Circuit
Court in Orange County, Florida.
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 37 North
Orange Avenue, Suite 1130, Orlando, Florida 32801,
telephone number 407/836-2050, not later than
seven (7) days pnor to the proceeding. If hearing
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 8 day of September, 2009.
By: Eric Jontz
Attorney
JEFFRY R. JONTZ
SWANN & HADLEY, PA.
Post Office Box 1961
Winter Park, Florida 32790
Telephone: (407) 647-2777
Facsimile No.: (407) 647-2157
9/17, 9/24

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE 9th JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 09-CC-3147
WATERFORD LAKES COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION,
INC.,
Plaintiff,
v.
KARL STEPHEN, and JOHN DOE, and JANE DOE, as
unknown tenants,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF ACTION
To: KARL STEPHEN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a
lien on the following described property in Orange
County, Florida:
Unit 732, Building 7, The Crest at Waterford
Lakes, a Condomionium, according to the
Declaration of Condominium thereof record-
ed in Official Records Book 8170, 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, PA., 280 W.
Canton Avenue, Suite 410, Post Office Box 3208,
Winter Park, Florida 32790, on or before November
4, 2009, 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 this 18th day of September, 2009.
LYDIA GARDNER
CLERK OF COURTS
By: DEBRA S. MILLS
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.
9/24,10/1

NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME STATUTE
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
Notice is hereby given that the undersigned pursu-
ant to the "Fictitious Name Statute" Chapter 865.09,
will register with the Division of Corporations,
Department of State, State of Florida upon receipt
of proof of publication of this notice, the fictitious
name, to-wit:
Kobe Japanese Steak House �
under which I am engaged In business at:
108 Markham Woods Road
Longwood, FL 32779
That the party interested in said business enterprise
is as follows:
Kobe Japanese Steak House of Longwood II, LLC
468 W. Hwy.436
AItamonte Springs, FL 32714
Dated at Altamonte Springs, Seminole County,
Florida on this 16 day of September, 2009
KOBE JAPANESE STEAK HOUSE OF LONGWOOD
II, LLC.
By: Chau Nguyen, its Manager
9/24


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File No. 2009CP001826-0
Division Probate
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JOAN M. KERR
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Joan M. Kerr,
deceased, whose date of death was August 3, 2009,
is pending in the Circuit Court for Orange County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address of which
is 425 North Orange Ave., Suite 340, Orlando, FL
32802. The names and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal representative's at-
torney 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 must file 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 OFTHE 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 Sep-
tember 17, 2009.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Bruce R. Abernethy, Jr.
Attorney for Duncan J. Kerr
Florida Bar No. 0357251
500 Virginia Avenue, Suite 202
Fort Pierce, Florida 34982
Telephone: (772) 489-4901
Fax: (772) 489-4902
Personal Representative:
Duncan J. Kerr
6817 Falls of Neuse Road, Suite 105
Raleigh, NC 27615
9/17,9/24


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR ORANGE COUNTY,
FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVISION
File No.: 2009-CP-1523-0
IN RE: ESTATE OF
FRANCISCO A. MADRIGAL
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Francisco A.
Madrigal, deceased, whose of death was May
31, 2009, is pending in the Circuit Court for Orange
County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of
which is 425 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801.
The names and addresses of the personal repre-
sentative 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 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
persons having claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA 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 the first publication of this notice is
Sept 17, 2009.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
John G. Pierce
Attorney for Frank Madrigal
Florida Bar No. 095247
800 North Ferncreek Avenue
Orlando, Florida 32803
Telephone: (407) 898-4848
Fax: (407) 898-9321
Personal Representative:
Aida Madrigal
URB Baralt C23C2
Fajardo, PR 00738
9/17, 9/24


Notice of Public Auction
Pursuant to Ch 713.585(6) F.S. United American Lien
& Recovery as agent with power of attorney will sell I
the following vehicles) to the highest bidder subject
to any liens; net proceeds deposited with the clerk
of court; ownerlienholder 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 October 16 2009 @ 10:00 am 3411 NW
9th Ave Ft Lauderdale FL 33309
21086 1999 Pontiac vin#; 2G2FS22K6X2208718
lienor: ray's automotive svc 1040 nursery rd winter
spgs fl 407-388-7762 lien amt $2081.00
21087 1998 Plymouth vin#: 2P4GP44G2WR663248
lienro; jva holdings inc marty's auto worked 154
mingo trl longwood ft 407-339-7772 lien amt
$2098.57
21088 2006 Dodge vin#: 3D7KS19D96G239233
Ilenor: usa auto collision inc 9542 sidney hayes rd
#102 orlando fl 407-240-5808 lien amt $4850.97
21089 2002 Honda vin#; 2HGES16552H527444
lienor: jv auto collision 9765 s orange blossom trl
#45 orlando fl 321-231-5250 lien amt $6233.53
sale date October 23 2009 @ 10:00 am 3411 NW
9th Ave #707 Ft Lauderdale FL 33309
21110 2002 Cadillac vin#: 3GYEK63N72G268370
lenor: auto sound factory 1234 29 st Oriando fl
407-246-0585 lien amt $7133.90
21111 1999 Mercedes vin#:WDBJF65H3XA825604
lienor: contemporary cars inc Mercedes benz of Or-
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9/24


NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME STATUTE
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned pursu-
ant to the "Fictitious Name Statute" Chapter 865.09,
will register with the Division of Corporations,
Department of State, State of Florida upon receipt
of proof of publication of this notice, the fictitious
name, to-wit:
Kobe Japanese Steak House
under which I am engaged in business at:
11609 East Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32817
That the party interested in said business enterprise
Is as follows:
Kobe-Alafaya, LLC
468 W. Hwy. 436
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Dated at Altamonte Springs, Seminole County,
Florida on this 16 day of September, 2009
Kobe-Alafaya, LLC
By: Chau Nguyen, its Manager
9/24


JEPSON I Save America with rationality


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capitalism. Of inclusive health-
care. Of sustainable welfare. Of
"empowering" reproductive
choice. Of peace and national se-
curity. Of individual responsibil-
ity. Of collective organization and
individual initiative. Or, of at least
discussing what rationally might
work.
All of us arrive where we are
having been taught to "quack out"
any number of platitudes, homi-
lies and bromides. It's a safety net
of sorts. I've got mine. Indeed.
What are yours and how do


they further the conversation to
what besets the nation and the
possible solutions?
Land of the free, home of the
brave. My country, right or wrong,
my country. Remember the
Alamo! D-I-X-I-E! Love it or leave
it! Death panels! Quack. Quack!
Quack!
Can we talk? Can we act? Ratio-
nally? Reasonably? Intelligently?
Expeditiously?
If we do not, it's been a nice
ride.
Oh, and first class? Plenty of
room, still. Deck chair, anyone?
Fluff your pillow? One small mint?


LETTERS I Service provides free info


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state.
The other service, 2-1-1, pro-
vides a wealth of information of
health and human services avail-
able in our community - started
in 2000 when the FCC designated
2-1-1 to serve as easy access to pub-
lic services. In 2002, the Legislature
enabled Florida's 2-1-1 system, a
cooperative effort between the
Florida Alliance of Information
and Referral Services and the Heart
of Florida United Way. 2-1-1 in Or-
ange County provides information
ranging from food pantry locations
to addiction help to workforce
training and job placement. http://
www.refersoftwarecom/211 com
munityresources/ is the online ad-
dress for 2-1 -1, sponsored by the
United Way. This is a free, confiden-
tial call you may make in your hour
of need and you will be referred
to the party best able to assist you.
Again, this is a free service provided


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR ORANGE COUNTY,
FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 2009-CP-001845-0
Division: 01
IN RE: ESTATE OF
YVONNE GRESS
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
or will be entered without further notice in the
estate of YVONNE GRESS, deceased, File Number
2009-CP-001845-0, by the Circuit Court for Orange
County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of
which is 425 N. Orange Ave, Suite 340, Oriando,
Florida 32801; that the decedent's date of death
was December 31, 2008; that the total value of
the estate is $25,026.80 and that the names and
addresses of those to whom it has been assigned
by such order are:
Name/Address
Sam Roman / 5956 Bent Pine Drive #353,
Orlando, FL 32822
Kim Reeves / 3672 Middlebrook Drive, Orange
Park, FL 32065
Lauren Gress / 5956 Bent Pine Drive #353,
Orlando, FL 32822
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
Sept. 17, 2009.
Attomaey for Person Giving Notice:
Matthew H. Roby
Attorney for Petitioner
Florida Bar No. 0505641
Roby & Roby, Attorneys at Law, PA.
831 West Morse Boulevard
Winter Park, Florida 32789
Telephone: (407) 647-8065
Fax: (407) 647-3880
Person Giving Notice:
Sam Roman, Petitioner
5956 Bent Pine Drive, #353
Orlando, Florida 32822
9/17,9/24


to our community and is available
in each county in the state and at
the national level as well.
I am pleased to bring this im-
portant information to you, espe-
cially during this difficult time. If I
can provide additional assistance
about these services or any other
state agency or issue, please do not
hesitate to contact my district of-
fice at 407-884-2023. As always, it is
a privilege and honor to represent
you.


- State Representative

Bryan Nelson


IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE NINTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 09-CC-4788
ROYAL MANOR ESTATES PHASETWO HOMEOWNERS
ASSOCIATION, INC.
Plaintiff,
vs.
LOUIS A. NIEVES and CARMEN NIEVES
Defendant.
NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
J:.I .. . lI. " [ l 1 . , .1 E.i ni'' I,', l : 'l jl ll.. ,Tl.- '.:.l
09-CC-4788, of the County Court in and for Orange
County, Florida, in which ROYAL MANOR ESTATES
PHASE TWO HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.,
is the Plaintiff and LOUIS A. NIEVES and CARMEN
NIEVES are the Defendants, Lydia Gardner, Clerk
of County Court, will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at the Orange County Courthouse,
425 North Orange Avenue, Suite 350, Orlando,
Florida, at 11:00 a.m., on October 6, 2009, the
following described property set forth in the Order
of Final Judgment:
Lot 2 of ROYAL MANOR ESTATES PHASE
FOUR, according to the Plat thereof, as
recorded in Plat Book 21 at Page 14 of the
Public Records of Orange County, 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
60 days after the sale.
DATED: September 3rd, 2009
Sonia A. Bosinger,
Attorney for Plaintiff
Fla Bar No.: 0055450
Publication of this Notice on Sept. 17, 2009,
and Sept. 24, 2009 in the Winter Park-Maitland
Observer.
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, 425 NORTH ORANGEAVE., ROOM
2130, ORLANDO, FL 32801,TELEPHONE: (407) 836-
2303 WITHIN 2 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT
OF THIS NOTICE OF SALE; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR
VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL 1-800-955-8771.
CLAYTON & MCCULLOH
1065 Maitland Center Commons Blvd.
Maitland, Florida 32751
(407) 875-2655
9/17, 9/24


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SEMINOLE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO. 2009-CP-1481
IN RE: ESTATE OF
GINA-MARIE MENDIBURO CASDIA,
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of GINA MARIE
MENDIBURO CASDIA, deceased, whose date of
death was May 15, 2009, File 2009-CP-1481, is
pending in the Circuit Court for Seminole County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address of which
is Post Office Drawer C, Sanford, FL 32772. 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 es-
tate on whom a copy of this notice has been served
must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE
LAST OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE TIME 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 must file their claims with this Court WITHIN
3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD 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:
Sept. 17, 2009.
Attomey for Personal Representative:
DOUGALD B. LEITCH, ESQUIRE
FLORIDA BAR NUMBER: 312908
Mahaffey & Leitch
2461 West State Road 426, Suite 1001
Oviedo, FL 32765
(407) 894-2081


Personal Representative:
Cart C. Casdla
1569 Maidencane Loop
Oviedo, FL 32765


9/17, 9/24


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