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Title: Winter Park-Maitland observer
Alternate title: Winter Park Maitland observer
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 44 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: G.J.W. Munster
Place of Publication: Winter Park FL
Publication Date: 09-08-2011
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Winter Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Orange -- Winter Park
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Coordinates: 28.596111 x -81.346667 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began with v. 1, no. 1, Jan. 26, 1989.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 4, no. 29 (July 16, 1992).
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ursday, Sept. 8, 2011 50+ tax BUS_CARD 3.25 x 2 August 2010Grafton Wealth ManagementWilliam D. Grafton III, Sarah Grafton DeVoe William D. Grafton IV Financial Advisors (407) 646-6725 400 Park Avenue South Suite 300 Winter Park, FL 32789 Merrill Lynch Wealth Management makes available products and services offered by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (MLPF&S) and other subsidiaries of Bank of America Corporation. MLPF&S is a registered broker-dealer, member SIPC. Investment products: 2010 Bank of America Corporation. All rights reserved. Are Not FDIC Insured Are Not Bank Guaranteed May Lose Value 407-740-0401 www.FirstColonyBank.netYour Real Hometown BankOn Hwy 17-92 in MaitlandMember FDIC wpmobserver.comUSPS 00-6186 Publisher statement on page 4. Page 2 A true taste of FranceCentral Florida is too spread out for these proposed rail systems Page 14 d Top copThree Hollywood movies worth of careers later, Joe Becker may Page 10 Calendar will present a program at Rollins Page 9 JENNY ANDREASSON Observer StaffMaitland rail station stays putFeds, FDOT reject costly proposal The Federal Transit Administration rejected the idea last week, and the Florida Department of Transportation told City Council that it million to make the proposed site on George Avenue meet state standards because of curves, uneven ground Moving the station could have also affected the federal funding Rail Program Manager Tawny Olore told Council at a special meeting on That can put the whole project in jeopardy, Olore said, adding that it would also cause expensive deLast month, Maitland started station from the Parker Lumber property on the north side of the city to the heart of downtown behind the First Presbyterian Church terrorist attacks, the Winter Park community is coming together to memorialize My prayer for our city is that it is a day we will never, ever forget, Mayor and community members have banded together to fund the construction of the Fallen Heroes Memorial, which will be built to honor those public servants who This will be our way to honor those who have fallen, Bradley said at Tuesdays site dedication ceremony for the memorial outside the Winter Park Public Coming togetherFire Chief Jim White and Winter Park Rotary president Butch Margraf is leading the effort to build the memorial, which is of steel rubble that once stood as part of one of the Twin Towers will be part of the We have quite a few people who live RENDERING COURTESY OF CITY OF WINTER PARKThe Fallen Heroes Memorial will include a piece of steel rubble from one of the Twin Towers that fell Sept. 11, 2001. Please see MEMORIAL Page 2SARAH WILSON Observer StaffRemembering the fallenWinter Park dedicated a site Tuesday that will memorialize the heroes of Sept. 11, local servants Birds of a featherPHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERWinter Park Commissioner Carolyn Cooper plants a amingo during the Pink Out Winter Park launch.Please see the story on page 12 Please see SUNRAIL Page 3

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 2 Winter Park / Maitland Observer rant Chez Vincent on West New is like stepping into a family restaurant in the Auvergne region of chef Vincent Gagliano grew up and trained in the Auvergne, and he and his wife, Teri, have created a charmingly intimate French bistro with a perfect combination of white table-cloth elegance and ing Month in Central Florida, and Chez Vincent is one of three Winter Park restaurants included are Luma on Park and Flemings RanGetsu in Maitland and Lago in Baldwin Park) In true pioneering fashion, I tried everything on Having been greeted with ing waiters, I started with the that Ill use the word perfect throughout this review, and this is the case with the mushroom soup with the perfect consistency and the correct touch of earthy With my love of mussels, however, I highly recommend the rich and creamy mussels appetizer, smothered as they are in their very French and very buttery enjoyed the warm and crusty ters, which arrive at your table as part of the chefs sincere desire to make every dining experience and shrimp combination in a cents many awards are exempliand I found myself pulling my perfectly cooked shrimp across my plate to get all of the delicious The second entre is another of Chef Vincents signature crerack of lamb is served in a blue fore that I consider rack of lamb cheese sauce on chicken was no surprise, but to have it enhance the experience of lamb turned out to be the taste sensation of the be the same for me without Chef of mashed potatoes enhanced cared for cabbage as a vegetable, this so delicious I plan to return in the guise of a vegetarian and order We all know its important to crme brulee is probably the best ing the perfect burnt sugar topping while maintaining the integrity of the egg custard is where for those who simply must have chocolate, the restaurant offers a chocolate and raspberry mousse with a magical mango sauce to exercise those dining taste buds Chez Vincent is ideal for a romantic evening, and do not be surprised if Chef Vincent comes to your table to make sure that your evening has been all it can one would hope a French restaurant to offer, with additional Vincents singular dedication to always a reason to celebrate, and ing Month, the celebration is fun Savannah Court and CoeExcellence in Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Care 1301 W. 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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 3 Winter Park / Maitland Observer land and a massive mixed-use development if a proposed annexation The City Commission could vote annex the parcel of land spanning the entirety of the proposed Ravaudage development, which developer Benjamin Partners is looking to beThe development has slowly purin the more than a dozen city blocks spreading north and west from the At the last Commission meeting oper Dan Bellows said that he would tember on a restaurant development But that would include expediting the annexation and infrastructure process as well as cutting Maitland Bellows said that was a tough decision, but that it made it easier to Id always agreed to give Maitland some of that land, Bellows when you initially set up a multijurisdictional [community developmunicipality, its easier for everyThats a point that Winter Parks Commission has refused to concede, with some commissioners insisting that their neighboring city be includbeen in talks in the past three weeks All along Ive always felt that part of the project is in Maitland and part is in Winter Park and we need to honor that, Winter Park Mayor Ken have to work together with the developer to make sure all our interests Winter Park City Manager Randy Knight said that Maitland could still ment were supposed to be annexed Were still trying to honor that cedurally it may be a problem, he to make it work so that Maitland gets In Maitland, Mayor Howard ning to work with Winter Park and Bellows to make sure everybody inWeve worked with them for many years, and its a very special relationship we have with Winter want to do whats best for everywell see how it goes and well do the that Winter Park will do its homeI dont think this is anything thats going to be done abruptly, trepreneur and he wants this project through, it will be followed at a later meeting by a vote on the community development district agreement and Bradley said he hopes the project can move forward as quickly as possible but he said that the speed might not be as fast as Bellows has asked Were going to obviously expedite it and get it moving forward as soon as possible, but we dont want to do something stupid, Bradley that are being asked for in an urgent and quick way arent going to be the Do we have shared goals? I think other local municipalities? Thats what Im seeing, and well continue Why was August soCold? WHY WAS AUGUST SO COLD? At the event you will learn about: Personal Econo(ME) Report. CALL TODAY TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT! Bob Adams The Winter Park LibraryMelanson Room Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Thursday, Enjoy a summer evening of great wine while strolling through beautiful downtown Winter Park Thursday, June 23 5:30 9 p.m.Tickets are $25 in advance Purchase online at www.winterpark.org or at Winter Park Welcome Center. For information call (407) 644-8281 winter park sip and stroll winter park sip and strollEnjoy a beautiful fall evening of great wine while strolling through downtown Winter Park Thursday, September 22 5 8:30 p.m.Tickets are $25 in advance Purchase at www.winterpark.org or call (407) 644-8281 The numbers In January, the state changed design guidelines to require DOT would have to construct an additional track from vironmental study, which would take nine months to a year sible for the tab because the federal government budget is The news led City Council to give up the idea to move Im convinced weve explored every area, CouncilCouncilman Ivan Valdes said the outcome was unfortuIf we didnt ask then we would have no business servCommuters vs. customersThe city had proposed the change in order to get more trafRandolph said the folks riding commuter rail would mostly Were talking about bringing people in to workforce centers from outside areas that today cost so much to compeople will jump on to go shopping, but its not going to be We have an offer letter from the Parkers and a meeting next week, and we expect to have the property in place by The Central Florida Commuter Rail Commission will own the stations platform, and the station will be maintained through a joint agreement between DOT and MaitSUNRAIL | Move costs $10M CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGEISAAC BABCOCK Observer StaffCity could annex 54 acresOrdinance would allow Ravaudage project to move forward

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 4 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Nursery donation The Winter Park Day Nursery Inc. was recently the recipient of a large donation drive held by Fannie Hillman & Associates in Winter Park. The items, delivered to the day nursery by President Scott Hillman of Fannie Hillman & Associates, included many back to school classroom and arts and crafts supplies as well as food to stock the emergency pantry. Sixty-six pencil boxes, 1,164 pencils, 166 glue sticks, 7,180 sheets of construction paper and 144 juice boxes were just a few of the many items collected by Fannie Hillman & Associates as part of the drive. Pictured left to right are Scott Hillman, President of Fannie Hillman & Associates, and Stacey Hayes, Alessandra (Ali) DeMaria and Heather Caldwell from Winter Park Day Nursery. Clemson grad Janelle Erin Sittema, a resident of Winter Park, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in health science (preprofessional health studies) from Clemson University on Aug. 13. Free balls Starting Monday, Sept. 12, families of Maitland Soccer Club will receive certi cates that can be redeemed for a free soccer ball at Maitland Tire, while supplies last. Maitland Soccer Club will receive $2 for every Uniroyal tire sold on behalf of Uniroyal and Maitland Tire. Community Bulletin Business Briefs USPS 00-6186 ISSN 1064-36131500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835-5705Member of: Goldenrod Chamber of CommercePublisher reserves right to edit or refuse all advertisements, announcements, articles and/or letters to the editor. Submission does not guarantee publication. Columnists opinions are made independently of the newspaper. All rights reserved. Winter Park / Maitland Observer 2011Established in 1989 by Gerhard J.W. Munsterwww.wpmobserver.com | Phone: 407-563-7000 | Fax: 407-563-7099 | editor@observernewspapers.comP.O. Box 2426 Winter Park, FL 32790 Published Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 CONTACTSVolume 23, Issue Number 36PUBLISHER Kyle Taylor 407-563-7009 kyle@observernewspapers.com MANAGING EDITOR Jenny Andreasson 407-563-7026 editor@observernewspapers.com DESIGNER Jonathan Gallagher 407-563-7054 jgallagher@observernewspapers.com REPORTERS Jenny Andreasson 407-563-7026 editor@observernewspapers.com Isaac Babcock 407-563-7023 isaacb@observernewspapers.com LEGALS | CLASSIFIEDS Ashley McBride legal@FLAlegals.com classi eds@observernewspapers.com COPY EDITORS Isaac Babcock isaacb@observernewspapers.com Padrick Brewer COLUMNISTS Chris Jepson Jepson@MediAmerica.us Louis Roney LRoney@c .rr.com Josh Garrick joshgarrick9@gmail.com ADVERTISING SALES MANAGER Tracy Craft 407-515-2605 tcraft@observernewspapers.com SUBSCRIPTIONS | CIRCULATION Amanda Rayno 407-563-7073 arayno@golfweek.com OBITUARIES obit@observernewspapers.com Lakes dragon boatOrlando Health formally introduced its newest dragon boat to the Central Florida community. The evening event, hosted by the Orlando Health Foundation and Shelley Lake, took place at Lakes Winter Park art gallery, SkyLake Studios. The Orlando Health dragon boat is named for benefactor Harriett Lake. The Fourth Annual Walgreens Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival is Saturday, Oct. 15, at Downtown Disney. Proceeds bene t MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando. For more information, contact lynda.canatay@orlandohealth.com Lease signedMaitland City Council on July 11 approved the long-term lease of the Art & History Museums two sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The lease was signed at the A & H Museums Main Garden on Aug. 25. Pictured are A & H Board members Jere Pile, Hank Wolf and Mike Okaty; Orange County Commissioner Ted Edwards; Maitland Mayor Howard Schieferdecker; Maitland Councilman Ivan Valdes; A & H Board Members Butch Charlan, Victor Diaz, Bill Taulbee and Roger Pickar (board president); Executive Director Andrea Bailey Cox; and Maitland Councilwoman Bev Reponen. Blocker honoredOrange County Public Schools Superintendent Ronald Blocker is the recipient of the inaugural FAME 2011 Administrator Advocacy Award. Blocker was chosen for his leadership and signi cant contributions to the promotion of effective school library programs and services. Getting closerThe Winter Park Breakfast Rotary Club is raising funds and awareness about the global Were This Close campaign. Rotary International is this close to interrupting transmission of the crippling poliovirus. The countries still suffering from this disease include India, Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan. For more information and to get involved with the Winter Park Breakfast Rotary Club, contact President Mark VanHaasteren at 407-647-3711. Longstanding locals Leo and Sandra Sheridan have launched France Daily Photo with photographs and wideranging articles about French cities, villages, culture, history, customs and cuisine and travel tips. After providing copywriting and research services for clients, they decided to combine those same skills with their love for France to create the website. Visit Cuhaci & Peterson Architects LLC was recently received a contract to design a new Bag-for-Travel shop at Orlando International Airport. The rm was also recently awarded a contract to design the renovation of a Publix supermarket and adjacent retail shop space at U.S. 41 and Golden Gate Parkway in Naples. Cuhaci participated in the grand opening of the transformation project at Winn Dixie supermarket on U.S. 441 in Apopka. NAI Realvest recently negotiated a lease renewal agreement for 9,600 square feet of industrial space at 2462 W. State Road 426 in Oviedo. Ride Green Scooters, located on West Fairbanks Avenue in Winter Park, recently appointed Michael Mabry service manager. Barnies Coffee & Tea is a new corporate sponsor for The University of Central Florida. In addition to the sponsorship, Barnies coffee will be served at concession points throughout the Universitys athletic and entertainment facilities: Bright House Networks Stadium, UCF Arena and Jay Bergman Field. Tolaris Realty Group, which sells luxury homes in Seminole, Orange and Lake Counties, has relaunched its website with a new design and special features. Visit www.TolarisRealty.com to learn more. Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF is pleased to announce that Mark Routhier has been selected as the interim associate director of New Play Development. The Maitland City Talk column published on Sept. 1 included an incorrect date for the 14th Annual Taste of Maitland. It Correction

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 6 Winter Park / Maitland Observer It was a long night for the Winter Park Wildcats football team, which fought a long-yardage, low-scoring tug of war against The Wildcats had expected a Theyre going to come at us, wide receiver Dvario MontgomAnd bring it they did, pushing the ball frequently into Winter Park territory, coming as close as the red zone on multiple occaback and forth in crucial moments to bring both teams within scoring range, but both had trouble That ball continued to be pushed back and forth in a tugof-war match until the Wildcats New quarterback Asiantii Woulard grew into his role throughout the game as he made some daring pass attempts and changed things up by pounding the ball up the He hadnt played at all in the With the hard-fought victory behind them, the Wildcats now look forward to two straight rivalThe Wildcats will hit the road lost its season opener against They want to come after us, defensive end James Washington Dr. Rachelle Smith, AP Dr. Constance Fraatz, DOM, AP PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERQuarterback Jeff Godfrey was in top form in his rst game, leading a 62-0 trouncing of the Bucs.Knights slash BucsThe Knights knew they had to win big in The Knights slashed the Buccaneers over the course of four consistent quarters of domination, setting team and individual records en route the biggest season-opening ty Bowl, the Knights had to start out strong to regain a national ranking that they lost ing and their exclusion from the rankings Head Coach George OLeary said, saying The game started off with a bang, with running back Ronnie Weaver grabbing the times the Knights had the ball they scored a touchdown, on their way to a school record That ground superiority became obvious from the start, as three rushers and the ever-mobile quarterback Jeff Godfrey teamed Weavers 66 years on the ground, Latavius Godfreys frequent scrambles may have been a problem that solved itself, OLeary freshman quarterback and Oviedo High A dominating shutout on defense held the Bucs to low numbers early and kept the the result of a muffed punt return from UCFs Josh Robinson, and they ended the the triple digit yardage barrier, they did it against a defense packed with subs from the The Knights werent expecting much beating an outmatched team, but they will have a tough battle to focus on in the comI know we need to go out there and get want to come back from that loss, and we Game timeThe Knights play Boston College at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Bright House Networks Stadium. Tickets are $30-45. Visit ticketmaster.comISAAC BABCOCK Observer StaffPHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERAsiantii Woulard needed two quarters to gain traction as quarterback, but led his team to a grinding victory.ISAAC BABCOCK Observer StaffWildcats outlast Rams in openerAfter a scoreless rst half, Winter Park rallies to a 14-0 win in Lake Mary www.wpmobserver.com

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 8 Winter Park / Maitland ObserverIt was a morning not unlike many others that preceded it, except that of suicide attacks orchestrated termined to be al-Qaida) on four cans of all ages will, until time inwere and what they were doing Perhaps nothing as shocking as that had occurred since the tragic anything had such an impact since America had three events that captured the attention of Americans on a lasting basis from the The makeup and execution of the attacks were unfathomable as America learned about how this four almost simultaneous attacks ting their intentions on decimating critically important targets valued by Americans, the rebels hijacked airliners and started on a course of action that would number that is more than three times that of any annual line-ofprivate emergency medical technicians and paramedics, inclusive at the Pentagon included civilians Describing the network of states and countries he said were In the wake of the aftermath of this action against the nation, what was to come? What lessons were to be learned? What would the attack? Would America recover and rebuild? What of those who perished? These were only a few of a plethora of thoughts, questions and concerns of AmeriIt was immediately determined that no less than three areas of pressing concern confronted the pacts, health effects and greater attention to our countrys awareness about terrorism Any search engine exploration on this topic will reveal countless reports and papers on the subject, reports that the American stock many untoward affects that not just a few economists wondered if watched in awe and disbelief, we could hardly appreciate the impact of the layers and layers of smoke and dust that enveloped tions at the Pentagon are still beWe were helped to recall the truthfulness of an old axiom ToAs a result, countless numbers of people were also helped to again appreciate the valuable things we have in our society, not the least of which are those things provided us by friends, family, even govlearned may be lessons about the Time and again, people amaze us and prove that ordinary people do why not help make it the goal of Americans everywhere to never forget the supreme those injured or lost that day, especially the ones paying the price of life in efforts rescuing their fellow citizens? Never forget the humanitarian lessons shown and you can, with what you have, where you are, as Theodore To do what you can, perhaps mark your calendars for a local memorial honoring our communitys public safety Orangewood PresbyMaitland Fire DepartmentCity Council Agenda of Sept.12Public Hearing: Consent Agenda: Amendment Kimley-Horn Decision Item: Regulations Sept. 11, 2011 lessons learned: 10 years later Maitland City TalkBY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKERMAYOR Winter Park City TalkBY RANDY KNIGHTCITY MANAGER www.gulfstatescu.orgWe oer FREE Business Checking407-831-8844 WINTER PARK REMEMBERS cated the site to Winter Parks Fallen Heroes Memorial at the Public in honor of the citizens who were lost and the public service professionals who paid the ultimate sacremembers and honors the lives thoughts and prayers are with SEPT. 12 COMMISSION MEETING TOPICS OF INTERESTThere will be a City Commission Presentation of Fire-Rescue Department Accreditation Award Presentation of Playful City Approve various contracts list of purchases and agreements, please access the Commission Approve the waiver for temporary lighting at the old Department of Motor Vehicles property that will be used as interim parkDISCUSSION Conditional Use Approval extension for the residences at Morse First reading of the ordinance First reading of the ordinance Request of the city of Winter amending Article I, Comprehensive Plan to update the Capital provement Plan inclusion within the data, inventory and analysis component of the Comprehensive First reading of the ordinance amending Article I, Comprehensive Plan so as to eliminate the twice-a-year limitation on amendments to the citys Comprehensive Plan, substituting for the current First reading of the ordinance vacating and abandoning a portion of the city utility easement Requests of the city of Winter nance amending Article III, Zonchanges requiring conditional use approvals on buildings larger conditional use approvals and the standards for building approvals nance amending Article III, Zoning so as to revise the approval procedures for the approval of building projects on such waternance authorizing the refunding of the water and sewer Revenue Resolution Authorizing the isin water and sewer Revenue ReFirst reading of the ordinance Commissioner Leary Commissioner Cooper Commissioner McMacken Mayor Bradley full agenda and information on WINTER PARK A PLAYFUL CITY USA COMMUNITYThe city of Winter Park was recommunity by KaBOOM!, the saving play by mapping more and successfully advocating for play policies in cities across the Winter Park was one of only try that earned the recognition from the group for its efforts to increase play opportunities for children and its outstanding dedicially presented to the City ComAs part of this new designation, the city recently held a play day at Cady Way Parks new KaBOOM! playground and will be holding a second play day event at Lake Island Community Playground PHOTO COURTESY OF WIKIPEDIAA memorial event is 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Orangewood Presbyterian Church in Maitland.

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 9 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Calendar FREE ICE CREAM! ENTER TO WIN AN iPAD 2! Spring Orchid Show56thAnnualWHEN: Saturday and Sunday, April 2nd and 3rdfrom 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. WHERE (New Location): Maitland Civic Center 641 South Maitland Ave., Maitland, FL 32751 Orchid Exhibits & Sales, Lectures, Door Prizes & Raf es Items BY WHOM: Central Florida Orchid Society Admission: $5 at the doorBring ad-save $2www.CFLOrchidSociety.orgOrchids by the Lake HUGE ORCHID AUCTIONWHEN: SATURDAY September 17, 2011 9 AM TILL PLANTS ARE SOLD WHERE: LEU GARDENS 1920 N. FOREST AVENUE, ORLANDO SIGNS ON 17-92 (MILLS AVE.) Orchid Exhibits & Sales, Door Prizes & Rafe Items, Refreshments BY WHOM: Central Florida Orchid Society FREE ADMISSIONwww.CFLOrchidSociety.orgFor more information call407-333-0998 THURSDAYThe Womans Club of Winter Park will be holding its annual Membership Tea on Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. in its historic clubhouse, 419 S. Interlachen Ave. Its free. Call 407-644-2237 or visit womensclubofwinterpark.com Gardening and Design with Native Plants is 6-8 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Winter Park Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Ave. Its free, but registration is required. Call 407-599-3597. Sarah Miller, director for the Florida Public Archaeology Network Northeast Regional Center, will give the presentation In Search of 16th Century St. Augustine at the Sept. 8 Central Florida Anthropological Society meeting at Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. and is free. Contact Kevin Gidusko at kagidusko@hotmail.com or 321-948-3994. Live from NYs 92nd Street Y: 9/11 a Decade Later featuring Donald Rumsfeld, Ari Fleischer, Michael Mukasey and Michael Medved is 7:45 p.m. Sept. 8 at Congregation Ohev Shalom, 600 Concourse Parkway South in Maitland. Tickets are $10 in advance; $15 at the door. Reservations are necessary. Call 407-2984650. Popcorn Flicks features Murder on the Orient Express from 8-10 p.m. Sept. 8 in Central Park.FRIDAYMid-Century: A Photographic View of Three African-American Communities in Florida is on view at the Heritage Center and at the Alice & William Jenkins Gallery from Sept. 9 to Dec. 30. This two-venue exhibition features selections from family photographs of the Hannibal Square Community in West Winter Park. Opening night, Friday, Sept. 9, includes panel discussions and a reception at the Jenkins Gallery from 6-8:30 p.m. on Crealds main campus. A live jazz reception at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center is from 8:30-10 p.m. Visit www.hannibalsquareheritagecenter.orgSATURDAYOn Saturday, Sept. 10, the Maitland Womans Club will be holding its fall Antiques and Collectible sale at the Maitland Civic Center on Lake Lily. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission and parking are free. Vendor tables are $35 for one and $55 for two. Call Linda at 407 830 6373. Taaniko: A Maori Weaving Technique will be the topic of the September Weavers of Orlando monthly meeting on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. at the Orlando College Park Lions Club, 1782 Fairview Shores Drive, Orlando, (Edgewater Drive/John Young Parkway). Visit www.weaversoforlando.com U Got Roots Too, a free workshop by Adrienne Hunt, CEO of Hunts Business Solutions, is 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 10 at Hannibal Square Heritage Center, 642 W. New England Ave. Learn about your ancestors and census records. Call 407-539-2680. The Gathering Hope Foundation will hold a volunteer comfort basketmaking party at 3 p.m. Sept. 10 at Lake Island Recreation Center, 450 Harper St. in Winter Park. Baskets will be lled and donated to Hospice of the Comforter, Ronald McDonald House, BETA Center, Winter Park Day Nursery and Welbourne Avenue Nursery and two pet rescues. Visit www. gatheringhopefoundation.org Lighthouse Central Florida will host its annual Puttin On the Ritz Gala from 6-11 p.m. Sept. 10 at JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, 4040 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando. Tickets are $250. Contact mhenslee@lcf.org or 407-898-2483 extension 235. Join the A & H Museums Maitland for the conclusion of the exhibition The Con dent Line: Henry Patrick Raleigh, as curator Richard Colvin and guest curator Chris Raleigh (grandson of Henry Patrick Raleigh) lead patrons on a free gallery walk at 6 p.m., Sept. 10 at the Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Ave. Call 407-539-2181 or visit www.Artandhistory.orgSUNDAYA reception honoring the work of Dot and Bill Cline is Sept. 11 from 2-4 p.m. at the University Club of Winter Park. Come to the Clubs rst husband and wife art exhibit! To observe the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, the Rollins College Concert Choir and Orchestra, with members of the Bach Festival Choir, will present Mozarts Requiem for free on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. in Knowles Memorial Chapel on Rollins campus. The Steinway Societys free fall concert and piano gifting is Sept. 11 at 2:30 p.m. at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center, 201-203 S. Magnolia Ave., Sanford. Featured performers will be pianist/singer Carol Stein and Carla DelVillaggio. Call 407-339-3771.MONDAYArt and History Museums Maitland classes begin on Sept. 12. Classes range from basic to advanced drawing, stained glass, jewelry-making, painting, pottery, sculpting, printmaking, creative writing, multi-media concepts and more! Contact 407539-2181 or www.ArtandHistory.org Maitland will hold public hearings on the proposed Fiscal Year 2011-2012 Budget at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12 and Sept. 26 in the City Hall Council Chambers, 1776 Independence Lane, Maitland.TUESDAYThe Rollins College Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship is hosting a CEO Nexus forum from 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Rollins College SunTrust Auditorium in Winter Park. Contact info@CEONexus.com or 407590-6101.WEDNESDAYThe Winter Park Institute at Rollins College presents a free event on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. featuring renowned environmental advocate and oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle at Bush Science Center Auditorium. Visit Rollins.edu/wpi or call 407-691-1995. From 6-9 p.m. Sept. 14, Christian HELP will be presenting Re-Charge and Re-Energize your Job Search Seminar at First Presbyterian Church Orlando, downtown Orlando. Visit tinyurl.com/ChristianHELPrechargeseminar to register. Mitchells Fish Market Seafood Restaurant & Bar, located at 460 N. Orlando Ave., has partnered with Restaurant Magic Business. Every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m., guests can enjoy complimentary tableside magic.SEPT. 15The Newcomers of Central Florida will celebrate the groups 20th anniversary with a gala luncheon and party at Heathrow Country Club, 1200 Bridgewater Drive, Lake Mary, at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 15. Tickets are $23. Advance reservations are required. Visit newcomersc .org On Sept. 15, Louis Armstrong comes back to life at the Orlando Shakespeare Theatre. Dennis Neal stars in the world premiere of Terry Teachouts Satchmo at the Waldorf. It runs through Oct. 2. Call 407-4058091 or email SatchmoWaldorfAstoria@gmail.com CoffeeTalk featuring Commissioner Sarah Sprinkel is 6-7 p.m. Sept. 15 at Winter Park Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Ave. CoffeeTalk provides a more informal setting to share thoughts with commissioners. Call 407-599-3428. The Orange Audubon Society presents Close up with Raptors by Lynda White of the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 at Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando. White will bring several raptors. Call 407-637-2525 or visit www.orangeaudubon .orgONGOINGThe Winter Park Farmers Market is every Saturday morning from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the old train depot, located at 200 W. New England Ave. Visit cityofwinterpark.org The Maitland Farmers Market is every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lake Lily Park. Visit itsmymatiland. com or call 407-539-6268. Food Truck Caf is every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Lake Lily Park in Maitland. Orange Audubon Society sponsors Saturday Bird Walks at Mead Botanical Garden now through Oct. 29. The free walks begin at 8 a.m. Call Dick Smith at 407-257-7361. The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park, 419A W. Fairbanks Ave., presents the Reginald Rose classic drama Twelve Angry Men, directed by Sylvia Vicchiullo, through Sept. 19. Call 407-920-4034 for reservations. Music at the Casa is a free weekly Sunday Open House featuring live performances by world-class musicians and tours of the historic Casa Feliz, 656 N. Park Ave. View the music schedule at CasaFeliz.us or call 407-628-8200 extension 3. Email submissions to: editor@observernewspapers.com Sylvia Earle at Rollins

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 10 Winter Park / Maitland Observer A Renaissance cowboy Top Gun Lifestyles PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERMaitland detective Joe Becker still ies airplanes, but theyre no longer the F-4s and F-14 ghter jets of his past. Please see BECKER on next pageISAAC BABCOCK Observer StaffEnd of an era for this top gun copJoe Becker leaves behind three careers worth of Hollywood movies

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 11 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Let's celebrate. Join us as we bring the Winter Park community together for the grand re-opening celebration of the Winter Park YMCA. Tour our newly renovated facility and experience first hand the long history of giving, volunteerism, belonging and advocacy demonstrated by Winter Park residents for almost 50 years. Come celebrate and see how the Y contributes to making Winter Park a great place to live and a strong, healthy and connected community. PREVIEW OUR RENOVATED FACILITIES: Welcome Center | New Cycling Studio | Family Locker Rooms | Men's and Women's Locker Rooms | Social Gathering Areas | New Windows in Group Exercise Studio | Environmentally friendly features | Landscaping DATE: Thursday, September 15, 2011 TIME: 4:00 PM 7:30 PM celebration hours family friendly hours and activities adult friendly hours and activities PLACE: WINTER PARK YMCA 1201 N. Lakemont Ave Winter Park, FL 32792 PARKING: Complimentary valet parking available RSVP at our YMCA of Central Florida Facebook page. Click Events. Call Winter Park Y at 407.644.1509 or or Crosby Y at 407.644. 3606 for more information.WINTER PARK YMCA 1201 N. Lakemont Ave, Winter Park, FL, 32792 CROSBY YMCA 2005 Mizell Ave, Winter Park, FL, 32792 COME CELEBRATE BUILDING A BETTER WINTER PARK Y FOR A STRONGER COMMUNITYFEATURE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:Live Entertainment Food and Beverages Chance to win prizes Poolside party and cookout for kids Business After Hours in Phelps Park hosted by The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce EVERYONE IS WELCOME A hand in history Top cop Plotting a new course BECKER | Longtime fighter pilot became volunteer cop to keep busy, closed most cases in the department CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE Theres a certain camaraderie you get in the military that you just really cant nd in the civilian world. The closest it comes is law enforcement.

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 12 Winter Park / Maitland Observer FamilyCalendar Dennis AllenOwner/ Administrator PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERCitizens, local doctors and city of cials planted 50 pink amingos to launch Pink Out Winter Park.ISAAC BABCOCK Observer StaffWinter Park goes pink for cancer Learn morePurchase a $10 amingo at Doggie Door on Park Avenue, Winter Park Memorial Hospital Outpatient and Womens Center, and Crosby and Winter Park YMCA. Visit PinkOutWinterPark.com for other pink deals. The Second Florida International Piano Competition is Sept. 5-11. Twenty-two world-class pianists from around the world (18-32 years old) compete in solo performance rounds Sept. 5-8 at Trinity Preparatory School. Culminating in the Finals on Sept. 10-11, three nalists will each perform a concerto that will determine the top winners at Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre. Visit www.FloridaPiano.org or call 407-645-2525. Popcorn Flicks in Central Park featuring Murder on the Orient Express is 8-10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8. Bring your blanket or chair to enjoy the movie under the stars in Central Park. There will be free popcorn. Visit enzian.org The Orlando Repertory Theatre presents Sideways Stories from Wayside School from Sept. 8 to Oct. 9. Adult tickets are $17, youth (17 and younger) are $11, and seniors (55 and older) and students are $15. Call the box of ce at 407-896-7365 ext. 1 or visit www.orlandorep.com The grand re-opening celebration of the Winter Park YMCA is 4-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15. Tour the newly renovated facility at 1201 N. Lakemont Ave. Visit tinyurl.com/c ymcarenovations or call 407-644-1509 for more information. Block Party: Organics is 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at Whole Foods Winter Park. Sample organic products and get recipes in celebration of Organic Harvest Month. Enter-towin a $25 Whole Foods Market gift card! $5 Challenge Slow Food Dinner is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at Whole Foods Winter Park. Help take back the value meal by getting together for a slow food meal that costs only $5 per person. Why? Because slow food shouldnt have to cost more than fast food! For more information on the nationwide event, visit www. slowfoodusa.org 4Rivers Smokehouse, 2103 W. Fairbanks Ave., kicked off its giveback program for football season. Each school has a sandwich Edgewater High has the Screaming Eagle and Winter Park High has the Wildcat. 4R will donate 10 percent of these sales through Oct. 31. The Family Course Program enables golf facilities to turn their regulation 9 or 18-hole course into a short course experience. The Winter Park Country Club is one of several area clubs that has PGA Family Course Tee Markers. Visit PlayGolfAmerica.com for more information. The Maitland Public Library, 501 S. Maitland Ave., has bedtime stories for all ages at 6 p.m. every Monday. Preschool story time is 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Infant and toddler story time is at 10:30 a.m. every Thursday. Call 407-647-7700.

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 13 Winter Park / Maitland Observer George Frank Hagood, 80, of Winter Park, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011. He was born on May 12, 1931 in Montgomery, Ala. George was preceded in death by his wife, Carole Williams Hagood; and is survived by his daughter, Pamela Ryan; son, Keith Hagood; daughter, Lisa Hayhurst and her husband, Jim Hayhurst; sister, Sue Roen of Los Angeles, CA; and his four grandchildren, Sean, Caroline, Lindsay and Leah. George served in the United States Air Force and Retired after 20 years of service. He also retired after 20 years with the Seminole County Sheriffs Department. Services and interment will be held privately for the family. Nancy Patricia Pisano was born on Nov. 24, 1946 and passed away on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011. Ms. Pisano was a resident of Fern Park, Fla., at the time of her passing. Visitation will be held 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 at Baldwin Fairchild E. Altamonte, 994 E. Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs. The funeral is 11 a.m. Sept. 9 at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 375 N. Sunset Drive, Casselberry. Lance L. Thomas II, 3 months, of Sanford, Fla., passed away Sept. 4, 2011. He was born June 4, 2011 in Orlando to Lance L. Thomas and Felicia Miller. Lance is survived by his parents and loving family. Robert J. Vilece, 86, of Lake Mary, Fla., passed away Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011. He was born April 21, 1925, in Manhattan, N.Y., to Frank and Matilda (Weiss) Vilece. He had been a food technologist and had served in the United States Navy. Robert is survived by his wife, Carmen Vilece of Lake Mary; sister, Dorothy Goldman and her husband Mike of Long Island, N.Y.; daughter, Elizabeth Christian and her husband, William of Skillman, N.J.; three sons, Frank Vilece and his wife Elizabeth of Longwood, Fla., Robert P. Vilece and his wife, Lori of Lake Mary and Kenneth Vilece of Vienna, Austria. Robert is also survived by seven grandchildren. Services are pending Larue Virginia Sherman, 97, of Altamonte Springs, Fla., passed away Sept. 4, 2011. She was born in North Platte, Neb., to Luther and Lillith (Ogle) Tucker. She is survived by her son, Richard Sherman (Cheryl) of Altamonte Springs; daughters, Elizabeth Sherman of San Francisco, Calif., and Dorothy Severin of London, England; grandchildren, Jennifer Murray of Dallas, Texas, Jonathan and Zachery Sherman of Altamonte Springs, and Ida Ashworth of Guilford, England; great grandchildren George and Guy Ashworth of Gulford, England. No services are planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Comforter, 605 Montgomery Road, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714.Obituaries JoshGarrick A Photographic View 1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORGTHIS WEEK AT ENZIAN John C. Reilly stars in TERRI Fri-Sun 3:45PM, 6:30PM, 9:15PM Mon, Wed, Thu 6:30PM, 9:15PM Tue 6:30PM Saturday Matinee Classics JULES AND JIM Sat 12PM (noon) $5 Florida Short Film Competition FILM SLAM Sun 1PM $5 Cult Classic TO CATCH A THIEF Tue 9:30PM important. Satchmo world premiere Third Thursdays art exhibits this Yes They can dance! Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and ne art curator. He is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. Garrick can be reached at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407-522-3906.WHO ISGARRICK > To submit an obituary for publication, email obit@observernewspapers.com. The deadline is 5 p.m. Monday for Thursdays issue. American Family Funerals & Cremations Phone (407)339 0070 Serving all of Central Florida Family Owned and Operated Se habla Espaol Alan Trueba L.F.D. American Family Funerals & Cremations Phone (407)339 0070 Serving all of Central Florida Family Owned and Operated Se habla Espaol Alan Trueba L.F.D. Cremation Services, Shipping & Monuments. Traditional, Contemporary & Veteran Services at half the price of what others would charge Pisano Satchmo at the Waldorf

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 14 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Opinion/Editorial Unity for unitys sakeTop 10 soil improvement tips, 1-5 Tom Carey GARDENFrom my to yours Letters to the EditorHelp battle heart disease Amanda and Roman Vega Winter ParkNew park restroom serves purpose Michael Palumbo from the webQuit being so mean Chris Fales from the webMake move on the moon Jim Bob from the webRemembering a TV legend Suzanne R. Barnes, from FacebookRail systems doomed to fail Scott Gibson from the web Please see LETTERS on next page Note to editor: Since I usually write my columns on Mondays, and this Monday being Labor Day, Ive decided to take it easy and rewrite an old column of mine printed in the Aug. 3, 1995 Oviedo Voice (todays Seminole Voice). Amazing how these ideas are timeless! Editor: Guess well have to wait until next a problem since weve already waited 16 years for a reprint of these.Tom Carey is the owner of Sundew Gardens, a you-pick gardening business in Oviedo. Visit the Sundew Gardens Facebook page.WHO ISCAREY > Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.Plato (428-348 B.C.E.), classical Greek philosopher, mathematician

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 15 Winter Park / Maitland Observer LouisRoney ChrisJepson It aint necessarily so Postgrad course (original ction) LETTERS | CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGEEditorial Cartoon Checklist for hiring a contractor your Cheryl Nunley Owner, DRS Inc. Jepson is a 24-year resident of Florida. Hes scally conservative, socially liberal, likes art and embraces diversity of opinion. Reach him at Jepson@MEDIAmerica.USWHO ISJEPSON >HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney)WHO ISRONEY > King Features Weekly ServiceAugust 29, 2011

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 2 Winter Park / Maitland Observer rant Chez Vincent on West New is like stepping into a family restaurant in the Auvergne region of chef Vincent Gagliano grew up and trained in the Auvergne, and he and his wife, Teri, have created a charmingly intimate French bistro with a perfect combination of white table-cloth elegance and ing Month in Central Florida, and Chez Vincent is one of three Winter Park restaurants included are Luma on Park and Flemings RanGetsu in Maitland and Lago in Baldwin Park) In true pioneering fashion, I tried everything on Having been greeted with ing waiters, I started with the that Ill use the word perfect throughout this review, and this is the case with the mushroom soup with the perfect consistency and the correct touch of earthy With my love of mussels, however, I highly recommend the rich and creamy mussels appetizer, smothered as they are in their very French and very buttery enjoyed the warm and crusty ters, which arrive at your table as part of the chefs sincere desire to make every dining experience and shrimp combination in a cents many awards are exempliand I found myself pulling my perfectly cooked shrimp across my plate to get all of the delicious The second entre is another of Chef Vincents signature crerack of lamb is served in a blue fore that I consider rack of lamb cheese sauce on chicken was no surprise, but to have it enhance the experience of lamb turned out to be the taste sensation of the be the same for me without Chef of mashed potatoes enhanced cared for cabbage as a vegetable, this so delicious I plan to return in the guise of a vegetarian and order We all know its important to crme brulee is probably the best ing the perfect burnt sugar topping while maintaining the integrity of the egg custard is where for those who simply must have chocolate, the restaurant offers a chocolate and raspberry mousse with a magical mango sauce to exercise those dining taste buds Chez Vincent is ideal for a romantic evening, and do not be surprised if Chef Vincent comes to your table to make sure that your evening has been all it can one would hope a French restaurant to offer, with additional Vincents singular dedication to always a reason to celebrate, and ing Month, the celebration is fun Savannah Court and CoeExcellence in Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Care 1301 W. 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New England Ave. in Winter Park. They are open daily from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6-10 p.m. Visit chezvincent.com or call 407599-2929 for reservations.

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 3 Winter Park / Maitland Observer land and a massive mixed-use development if a proposed annexation The City Commission could vote annex the parcel of land spanning the entirety of the proposed Ravaudage development, which developer Benjamin Partners is looking to beThe development has slowly purin the more than a dozen city blocks spreading north and west from the At the last Commission meeting oper Dan Bellows said that he would tember on a restaurant development But that would include expediting the annexation and infrastructure process as well as cutting Maitland Bellows said that was a tough decision, but that it made it easier to Id always agreed to give Maitland some of that land, Bellows when you initially set up a multijurisdictional [community developmunicipality, its easier for everyThats a point that Winter Parks Commission has refused to concede, with some commissioners insisting that their neighboring city be includbeen in talks in the past three weeks All along Ive always felt that part of the project is in Maitland and part is in Winter Park and we need to honor that, Winter Park Mayor Ken have to work together with the developer to make sure all our interests Winter Park City Manager Randy Knight said that Maitland could still ment were supposed to be annexed Were still trying to honor that cedurally it may be a problem, he to make it work so that Maitland gets In Maitland, Mayor Howard ning to work with Winter Park and Bellows to make sure everybody inWeve worked with them for many years, and its a very special relationship we have with Winter want to do whats best for everywell see how it goes and well do the that Winter Park will do its homeI dont think this is anything thats going to be done abruptly, trepreneur and he wants this project through, it will be followed at a later meeting by a vote on the community development district agreement and Bradley said he hopes the project can move forward as quickly as possible but he said that the speed might not be as fast as Bellows has asked Were going to obviously expedite it and get it moving forward as soon as possible, but we dont want to do something stupid, Bradley that are being asked for in an urgent and quick way arent going to be the Do we have shared goals? I think other local municipalities? Thats what Im seeing, and well continue Why was August soCold? WHY WAS AUGUST SO COLD? At the event you will learn about: Personal Econo(ME) Report. CALL TODAY TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT! Bob Adams The Winter Park LibraryMelanson Room Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Thursday, Enjoy a summer evening of great wine while strolling through beautiful downtown Winter Park Thursday, June 23 5:30 9 p.m.Tickets are $25 in advance Purchase online at www.winterpark.org or at Winter Park Welcome Center. For information call (407) 644-8281 winter park sip and stroll winter park sip and strollEnjoy a beautiful fall evening of great wine while strolling through downtown Winter Park Thursday, September 22 5 8:30 p.m.Tickets are $25 in advance Purchase at www.winterpark.org or call (407) 644-8281 The numbers In January, the state changed design guidelines to require DOT would have to construct an additional track from vironmental study, which would take nine months to a year sible for the tab because the federal government budget is The news led City Council to give up the idea to move Im convinced weve explored every area, CouncilCouncilman Ivan Valdes said the outcome was unfortuIf we didnt ask then we would have no business servCommuters vs. customersThe city had proposed the change in order to get more trafRandolph said the folks riding commuter rail would mostly Were talking about bringing people in to workforce centers from outside areas that today cost so much to compeople will jump on to go shopping, but its not going to be We have an offer letter from the Parkers and a meeting next week, and we expect to have the property in place by The Central Florida Commuter Rail Commission will own the stations platform, and the station will be maintained through a joint agreement between DOT and MaitSUNRAIL | Move costs $10M CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGEISAAC BABCOCK Observer StaffCity could annex 54 acresOrdinance would allow Ravaudage project to move forward

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 4 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Nursery donation The Winter Park Day Nursery Inc. was recently the recipient of a large donation drive held by Fannie Hillman & Associates in Winter Park. The items, delivered to the day nursery by President Scott Hillman of Fannie Hillman & Associates, included many back to school classroom and arts and crafts supplies as well as food to stock the emergency pantry. Sixty-six pencil boxes, 1,164 pencils, 166 glue sticks, 7,180 sheets of construction paper and 144 juice boxes were just a few of the many items collected by Fannie Hillman & Associates as part of the drive. Pictured left to right are Scott Hillman, President of Fannie Hillman & Associates, and Stacey Hayes, Alessandra (Ali) DeMaria and Heather Caldwell from Winter Park Day Nursery. Clemson grad Janelle Erin Sittema, a resident of Winter Park, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in health science (preprofessional health studies) from Clemson University on Aug. 13. Free balls Starting Monday, Sept. 12, families of Maitland Soccer Club will receive certi cates that can be redeemed for a free soccer ball at Maitland Tire, while supplies last. Maitland Soccer Club will receive $2 for every Uniroyal tire sold on behalf of Uniroyal and Maitland Tire. Community Bulletin Business Briefs USPS 00-6186 ISSN 1064-36131500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835-5705Member of: Goldenrod Chamber of CommercePublisher reserves right to edit or refuse all advertisements, announcements, articles and/or letters to the editor. Submission does not guarantee publication. Columnists opinions are made independently of the newspaper. All rights reserved. Winter Park / Maitland Observer 2011Established in 1989 by Gerhard J.W. 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Box 2426 Winter Park, FL 32790 Published Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 CONTACTSVolume 23, Issue Number 36PUBLISHER Kyle Taylor 407-563-7009 kyle@observernewspapers.com MANAGING EDITOR Jenny Andreasson 407-563-7026 editor@observernewspapers.com DESIGNER Jonathan Gallagher 407-563-7054 jgallagher@observernewspapers.com REPORTERS Jenny Andreasson 407-563-7026 editor@observernewspapers.com Isaac Babcock 407-563-7023 isaacb@observernewspapers.com LEGALS | CLASSIFIEDS Ashley McBride legal@FLAlegals.com classi eds@observernewspapers.com COPY EDITORS Isaac Babcock isaacb@observernewspapers.com Padrick Brewer COLUMNISTS Chris Jepson Jepson@MediAmerica.us Louis Roney LRoney@c .rr.com Josh Garrick joshgarrick9@gmail.com ADVERTISING SALES MANAGER Tracy Craft 407-515-2605 tcraft@observernewspapers.com SUBSCRIPTIONS | CIRCULATION Amanda Rayno 407-563-7073 arayno@golfweek.com OBITUARIES obit@observernewspapers.com Lakes dragon boatOrlando Health formally introduced its newest dragon boat to the Central Florida community. The evening event, hosted by the Orlando Health Foundation and Shelley Lake, took place at Lakes Winter Park art gallery, SkyLake Studios. The Orlando Health dragon boat is named for benefactor Harriett Lake. The Fourth Annual Walgreens Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival is Saturday, Oct. 15, at Downtown Disney. Proceeds bene t MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando. For more information, contact lynda.canatay@orlandohealth.com Lease signedMaitland City Council on July 11 approved the long-term lease of the Art & History Museums two sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The lease was signed at the A & H Museums Main Garden on Aug. 25. Pictured are A & H Board members Jere Pile, Hank Wolf and Mike Okaty; Orange County Commissioner Ted Edwards; Maitland Mayor Howard Schieferdecker; Maitland Councilman Ivan Valdes; A & H Board Members Butch Charlan, Victor Diaz, Bill Taulbee and Roger Pickar (board president); Executive Director Andrea Bailey Cox; and Maitland Councilwoman Bev Reponen. Blocker honoredOrange County Public Schools Superintendent Ronald Blocker is the recipient of the inaugural FAME 2011 Administrator Advocacy Award. Blocker was chosen for his leadership and signi cant contributions to the promotion of effective school library programs and services. Getting closerThe Winter Park Breakfast Rotary Club is raising funds and awareness about the global Were This Close campaign. Rotary International is this close to interrupting transmission of the crippling poliovirus. The countries still suffering from this disease include India, Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan. For more information and to get involved with the Winter Park Breakfast Rotary Club, contact President Mark VanHaasteren at 407-647-3711. Longstanding locals Leo and Sandra Sheridan have launched France Daily Photo with photographs and wideranging articles about French cities, villages, culture, history, customs and cuisine and travel tips. After providing copywriting and research services for clients, they decided to combine those same skills with their love for France to create the website. Visit Cuhaci & Peterson Architects LLC was recently received a contract to design a new Bag-for-Travel shop at Orlando International Airport. The rm was also recently awarded a contract to design the renovation of a Publix supermarket and adjacent retail shop space at U.S. 41 and Golden Gate Parkway in Naples. Cuhaci participated in the grand opening of the transformation project at Winn Dixie supermarket on U.S. 441 in Apopka. NAI Realvest recently negotiated a lease renewal agreement for 9,600 square feet of industrial space at 2462 W. State Road 426 in Oviedo. Ride Green Scooters, located on West Fairbanks Avenue in Winter Park, recently appointed Michael Mabry service manager. Barnies Coffee & Tea is a new corporate sponsor for The University of Central Florida. In addition to the sponsorship, Barnies coffee will be served at concession points throughout the Universitys athletic and entertainment facilities: Bright House Networks Stadium, UCF Arena and Jay Bergman Field. Tolaris Realty Group, which sells luxury homes in Seminole, Orange and Lake Counties, has relaunched its website with a new design and special features. Visit www.TolarisRealty.com to learn more. Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF is pleased to announce that Mark Routhier has been selected as the interim associate director of New Play Development. The Maitland City Talk column published on Sept. 1 included an incorrect date for the 14th Annual Taste of Maitland. It Correction

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 6 Winter Park / Maitland Observer It was a long night for the Winter Park Wildcats football team, which fought a long-yardage, low-scoring tug of war against The Wildcats had expected a Theyre going to come at us, wide receiver Dvario MontgomAnd bring it they did, pushing the ball frequently into Winter Park territory, coming as close as the red zone on multiple occaback and forth in crucial moments to bring both teams within scoring range, but both had trouble That ball continued to be pushed back and forth in a tugof-war match until the Wildcats New quarterback Asiantii Woulard grew into his role throughout the game as he made some daring pass attempts and changed things up by pounding the ball up the He hadnt played at all in the With the hard-fought victory behind them, the Wildcats now look forward to two straight rivalThe Wildcats will hit the road lost its season opener against They want to come after us, defensive end James Washington Dr. Rachelle Smith, AP Dr. Constance Fraatz, DOM, AP PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERQuarterback Jeff Godfrey was in top form in his rst game, leading a 62-0 trouncing of the Bucs.Knights slash BucsThe Knights knew they had to win big in The Knights slashed the Buccaneers over the course of four consistent quarters of domination, setting team and individual records en route the biggest season-opening ty Bowl, the Knights had to start out strong to regain a national ranking that they lost ing and their exclusion from the rankings Head Coach George OLeary said, saying The game started off with a bang, with running back Ronnie Weaver grabbing the times the Knights had the ball they scored a touchdown, on their way to a school record That ground superiority became obvious from the start, as three rushers and the ever-mobile quarterback Jeff Godfrey teamed Weavers 66 years on the ground, Latavius Godfreys frequent scrambles may have been a problem that solved itself, OLeary freshman quarterback and Oviedo High A dominating shutout on defense held the Bucs to low numbers early and kept the the result of a muffed punt return from UCFs Josh Robinson, and they ended the the triple digit yardage barrier, they did it against a defense packed with subs from the The Knights werent expecting much beating an outmatched team, but they will have a tough battle to focus on in the comI know we need to go out there and get want to come back from that loss, and we Game timeThe Knights play Boston College at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Bright House Networks Stadium. Tickets are $30-45. Visit ticketmaster.comISAAC BABCOCK Observer StaffPHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERAsiantii Woulard needed two quarters to gain traction as quarterback, but led his team to a grinding victory.ISAAC BABCOCK Observer StaffWildcats outlast Rams in openerAfter a scoreless rst half, Winter Park rallies to a 14-0 win in Lake Mary www.wpmobserver.com

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 8 Winter Park / Maitland ObserverIt was a morning not unlike many others that preceded it, except that of suicide attacks orchestrated termined to be al-Qaida) on four cans of all ages will, until time inwere and what they were doing Perhaps nothing as shocking as that had occurred since the tragic anything had such an impact since America had three events that captured the attention of Americans on a lasting basis from the The makeup and execution of the attacks were unfathomable as America learned about how this four almost simultaneous attacks ting their intentions on decimating critically important targets valued by Americans, the rebels hijacked airliners and started on a course of action that would number that is more than three times that of any annual line-ofprivate emergency medical technicians and paramedics, inclusive at the Pentagon included civilians Describing the network of states and countries he said were In the wake of the aftermath of this action against the nation, what was to come? What lessons were to be learned? What would the attack? Would America recover and rebuild? What of those who perished? These were only a few of a plethora of thoughts, questions and concerns of AmeriIt was immediately determined that no less than three areas of pressing concern confronted the pacts, health effects and greater attention to our countrys awareness about terrorism Any search engine exploration on this topic will reveal countless reports and papers on the subject, reports that the American stock many untoward affects that not just a few economists wondered if watched in awe and disbelief, we could hardly appreciate the impact of the layers and layers of smoke and dust that enveloped tions at the Pentagon are still beWe were helped to recall the truthfulness of an old axiom ToAs a result, countless numbers of people were also helped to again appreciate the valuable things we have in our society, not the least of which are those things provided us by friends, family, even govlearned may be lessons about the Time and again, people amaze us and prove that ordinary people do why not help make it the goal of Americans everywhere to never forget the supreme those injured or lost that day, especially the ones paying the price of life in efforts rescuing their fellow citizens? Never forget the humanitarian lessons shown and you can, with what you have, where you are, as Theodore To do what you can, perhaps mark your calendars for a local memorial honoring our communitys public safety Orangewood PresbyMaitland Fire DepartmentCity Council Agenda of Sept.12Public Hearing: Consent Agenda: Amendment Kimley-Horn Decision Item: Regulations Sept. 11, 2011 lessons learned: 10 years later Maitland City TalkBY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKERMAYOR Winter Park City TalkBY RANDY KNIGHTCITY MANAGER www.gulfstatescu.orgWe oer FREE Business Checking407-831-8844 WINTER PARK REMEMBERS cated the site to Winter Parks Fallen Heroes Memorial at the Public in honor of the citizens who were lost and the public service professionals who paid the ultimate sacremembers and honors the lives thoughts and prayers are with SEPT. 12 COMMISSION MEETING TOPICS OF INTERESTThere will be a City Commission Presentation of Fire-Rescue Department Accreditation Award Presentation of Playful City Approve various contracts list of purchases and agreements, please access the Commission Approve the waiver for temporary lighting at the old Department of Motor Vehicles property that will be used as interim parkDISCUSSION Conditional Use Approval extension for the residences at Morse First reading of the ordinance First reading of the ordinance Request of the city of Winter amending Article I, Comprehensive Plan to update the Capital provement Plan inclusion within the data, inventory and analysis component of the Comprehensive First reading of the ordinance amending Article I, Comprehensive Plan so as to eliminate the twice-a-year limitation on amendments to the citys Comprehensive Plan, substituting for the current First reading of the ordinance vacating and abandoning a portion of the city utility easement Requests of the city of Winter nance amending Article III, Zonchanges requiring conditional use approvals on buildings larger conditional use approvals and the standards for building approvals nance amending Article III, Zoning so as to revise the approval procedures for the approval of building projects on such waternance authorizing the refunding of the water and sewer Revenue Resolution Authorizing the isin water and sewer Revenue ReFirst reading of the ordinance Commissioner Leary Commissioner Cooper Commissioner McMacken Mayor Bradley full agenda and information on WINTER PARK A PLAYFUL CITY USA COMMUNITYThe city of Winter Park was recommunity by KaBOOM!, the saving play by mapping more and successfully advocating for play policies in cities across the Winter Park was one of only try that earned the recognition from the group for its efforts to increase play opportunities for children and its outstanding dedicially presented to the City ComAs part of this new designation, the city recently held a play day at Cady Way Parks new KaBOOM! playground and will be holding a second play day event at Lake Island Community Playground PHOTO COURTESY OF WIKIPEDIAA memorial event is 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Orangewood Presbyterian Church in Maitland.

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 9 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Calendar FREE ICE CREAM! ENTER TO WIN AN iPAD 2! Spring Orchid Show56thAnnualWHEN: Saturday and Sunday, April 2nd and 3rdfrom 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. WHERE (New Location): Maitland Civic Center 641 South Maitland Ave., Maitland, FL 32751 Orchid Exhibits & Sales, Lectures, Door Prizes & Raf es Items BY WHOM: Central Florida Orchid Society Admission: $5 at the doorBring ad-save $2www.CFLOrchidSociety.orgOrchids by the Lake HUGE ORCHID AUCTIONWHEN: SATURDAY September 17, 2011 9 AM TILL PLANTS ARE SOLD WHERE: LEU GARDENS 1920 N. FOREST AVENUE, ORLANDO SIGNS ON 17-92 (MILLS AVE.) Orchid Exhibits & Sales, Door Prizes & Rafe Items, Refreshments BY WHOM: Central Florida Orchid Society FREE ADMISSIONwww.CFLOrchidSociety.orgFor more information call407-333-0998 THURSDAYThe Womans Club of Winter Park will be holding its annual Membership Tea on Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. in its historic clubhouse, 419 S. Interlachen Ave. Its free. Call 407-644-2237 or visit womensclubofwinterpark.com Gardening and Design with Native Plants is 6-8 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Winter Park Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Ave. Its free, but registration is required. Call 407-599-3597. Sarah Miller, director for the Florida Public Archaeology Network Northeast Regional Center, will give the presentation In Search of 16th Century St. Augustine at the Sept. 8 Central Florida Anthropological Society meeting at Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. and is free. Contact Kevin Gidusko at kagidusko@hotmail.com or 321-948-3994. Live from NYs 92nd Street Y: 9/11 a Decade Later featuring Donald Rumsfeld, Ari Fleischer, Michael Mukasey and Michael Medved is 7:45 p.m. Sept. 8 at Congregation Ohev Shalom, 600 Concourse Parkway South in Maitland. Tickets are $10 in advance; $15 at the door. Reservations are necessary. Call 407-2984650. Popcorn Flicks features Murder on the Orient Express from 8-10 p.m. Sept. 8 in Central Park.FRIDAYMid-Century: A Photographic View of Three African-American Communities in Florida is on view at the Heritage Center and at the Alice & William Jenkins Gallery from Sept. 9 to Dec. 30. This two-venue exhibition features selections from family photographs of the Hannibal Square Community in West Winter Park. Opening night, Friday, Sept. 9, includes panel discussions and a reception at the Jenkins Gallery from 6-8:30 p.m. on Crealds main campus. A live jazz reception at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center is from 8:30-10 p.m. Visit www.hannibalsquareheritagecenter.orgSATURDAYOn Saturday, Sept. 10, the Maitland Womans Club will be holding its fall Antiques and Collectible sale at the Maitland Civic Center on Lake Lily. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission and parking are free. Vendor tables are $35 for one and $55 for two. Call Linda at 407 830 6373. Taaniko: A Maori Weaving Technique will be the topic of the September Weavers of Orlando monthly meeting on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. at the Orlando College Park Lions Club, 1782 Fairview Shores Drive, Orlando, (Edgewater Drive/John Young Parkway). Visit www.weaversoforlando.com U Got Roots Too, a free workshop by Adrienne Hunt, CEO of Hunts Business Solutions, is 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 10 at Hannibal Square Heritage Center, 642 W. New England Ave. Learn about your ancestors and census records. Call 407-539-2680. The Gathering Hope Foundation will hold a volunteer comfort basketmaking party at 3 p.m. Sept. 10 at Lake Island Recreation Center, 450 Harper St. in Winter Park. Baskets will be lled and donated to Hospice of the Comforter, Ronald McDonald House, BETA Center, Winter Park Day Nursery and Welbourne Avenue Nursery and two pet rescues. Visit www. gatheringhopefoundation.org Lighthouse Central Florida will host its annual Puttin On the Ritz Gala from 6-11 p.m. Sept. 10 at JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, 4040 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando. Tickets are $250. Contact mhenslee@lcf.org or 407-898-2483 extension 235. Join the A & H Museums Maitland for the conclusion of the exhibition The Con dent Line: Henry Patrick Raleigh, as curator Richard Colvin and guest curator Chris Raleigh (grandson of Henry Patrick Raleigh) lead patrons on a free gallery walk at 6 p.m., Sept. 10 at the Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Ave. Call 407-539-2181 or visit www.Artandhistory.orgSUNDAYA reception honoring the work of Dot and Bill Cline is Sept. 11 from 2-4 p.m. at the University Club of Winter Park. Come to the Clubs rst husband and wife art exhibit! To observe the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, the Rollins College Concert Choir and Orchestra, with members of the Bach Festival Choir, will present Mozarts Requiem for free on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. in Knowles Memorial Chapel on Rollins campus. The Steinway Societys free fall concert and piano gifting is Sept. 11 at 2:30 p.m. at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center, 201-203 S. Magnolia Ave., Sanford. Featured performers will be pianist/singer Carol Stein and Carla DelVillaggio. Call 407-339-3771.MONDAYArt and History Museums Maitland classes begin on Sept. 12. Classes range from basic to advanced drawing, stained glass, jewelry-making, painting, pottery, sculpting, printmaking, creative writing, multi-media concepts and more! Contact 407539-2181 or www.ArtandHistory.org Maitland will hold public hearings on the proposed Fiscal Year 2011-2012 Budget at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12 and Sept. 26 in the City Hall Council Chambers, 1776 Independence Lane, Maitland.TUESDAYThe Rollins College Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship is hosting a CEO Nexus forum from 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Rollins College SunTrust Auditorium in Winter Park. Contact info@CEONexus.com or 407590-6101.WEDNESDAYThe Winter Park Institute at Rollins College presents a free event on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. featuring renowned environmental advocate and oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle at Bush Science Center Auditorium. Visit Rollins.edu/wpi or call 407-691-1995. From 6-9 p.m. Sept. 14, Christian HELP will be presenting Re-Charge and Re-Energize your Job Search Seminar at First Presbyterian Church Orlando, downtown Orlando. Visit tinyurl.com/ChristianHELPrechargeseminar to register. Mitchells Fish Market Seafood Restaurant & Bar, located at 460 N. Orlando Ave., has partnered with Restaurant Magic Business. Every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m., guests can enjoy complimentary tableside magic.SEPT. 15The Newcomers of Central Florida will celebrate the groups 20th anniversary with a gala luncheon and party at Heathrow Country Club, 1200 Bridgewater Drive, Lake Mary, at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 15. Tickets are $23. Advance reservations are required. Visit newcomersc .org On Sept. 15, Louis Armstrong comes back to life at the Orlando Shakespeare Theatre. Dennis Neal stars in the world premiere of Terry Teachouts Satchmo at the Waldorf. It runs through Oct. 2. Call 407-4058091 or email SatchmoWaldorfAstoria@gmail.com CoffeeTalk featuring Commissioner Sarah Sprinkel is 6-7 p.m. Sept. 15 at Winter Park Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Ave. CoffeeTalk provides a more informal setting to share thoughts with commissioners. Call 407-599-3428. The Orange Audubon Society presents Close up with Raptors by Lynda White of the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 at Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando. White will bring several raptors. Call 407-637-2525 or visit www.orangeaudubon .orgONGOINGThe Winter Park Farmers Market is every Saturday morning from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the old train depot, located at 200 W. New England Ave. Visit cityofwinterpark.org The Maitland Farmers Market is every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lake Lily Park. Visit itsmymatiland. com or call 407-539-6268. Food Truck Caf is every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Lake Lily Park in Maitland. Orange Audubon Society sponsors Saturday Bird Walks at Mead Botanical Garden now through Oct. 29. The free walks begin at 8 a.m. Call Dick Smith at 407-257-7361. The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park, 419A W. Fairbanks Ave., presents the Reginald Rose classic drama Twelve Angry Men, directed by Sylvia Vicchiullo, through Sept. 19. Call 407-920-4034 for reservations. Music at the Casa is a free weekly Sunday Open House featuring live performances by world-class musicians and tours of the historic Casa Feliz, 656 N. Park Ave. View the music schedule at CasaFeliz.us or call 407-628-8200 extension 3. Email submissions to: editor@observernewspapers.com Sylvia Earle at Rollins

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 10 Winter Park / Maitland Observer A Renaissance cowboy Top Gun Lifestyles PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERMaitland detective Joe Becker still ies airplanes, but theyre no longer the F-4s and F-14 ghter jets of his past. Please see BECKER on next pageISAAC BABCOCK Observer StaffEnd of an era for this top gun copJoe Becker leaves behind three careers worth of Hollywood movies

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 11 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Let's celebrate. Join us as we bring the Winter Park community together for the grand re-opening celebration of the Winter Park YMCA. Tour our newly renovated facility and experience first hand the long history of giving, volunteerism, belonging and advocacy demonstrated by Winter Park residents for almost 50 years. Come celebrate and see how the Y contributes to making Winter Park a great place to live and a strong, healthy and connected community. PREVIEW OUR RENOVATED FACILITIES: Welcome Center | New Cycling Studio | Family Locker Rooms | Men's and Women's Locker Rooms | Social Gathering Areas | New Windows in Group Exercise Studio | Environmentally friendly features | Landscaping DATE: Thursday, September 15, 2011 TIME: 4:00 PM 7:30 PM celebration hours family friendly hours and activities adult friendly hours and activities PLACE: WINTER PARK YMCA 1201 N. Lakemont Ave Winter Park, FL 32792 PARKING: Complimentary valet parking available RSVP at our YMCA of Central Florida Facebook page. Click Events. Call Winter Park Y at 407.644.1509 or or Crosby Y at 407.644. 3606 for more information.WINTER PARK YMCA 1201 N. Lakemont Ave, Winter Park, FL, 32792 CROSBY YMCA 2005 Mizell Ave, Winter Park, FL, 32792 COME CELEBRATE BUILDING A BETTER WINTER PARK Y FOR A STRONGER COMMUNITYFEATURE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:Live Entertainment Food and Beverages Chance to win prizes Poolside party and cookout for kids Business After Hours in Phelps Park hosted by The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce EVERYONE IS WELCOME A hand in history Top cop Plotting a new course BECKER | Longtime fighter pilot became volunteer cop to keep busy, closed most cases in the department CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE Theres a certain camaraderie you get in the military that you just really cant nd in the civilian world. The closest it comes is law enforcement.

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 12 Winter Park / Maitland Observer FamilyCalendar Dennis AllenOwner/ Administrator PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERCitizens, local doctors and city of cials planted 50 pink amingos to launch Pink Out Winter Park.ISAAC BABCOCK Observer StaffWinter Park goes pink for cancer Learn morePurchase a $10 amingo at Doggie Door on Park Avenue, Winter Park Memorial Hospital Outpatient and Womens Center, and Crosby and Winter Park YMCA. Visit PinkOutWinterPark.com for other pink deals. The Second Florida International Piano Competition is Sept. 5-11. Twenty-two world-class pianists from around the world (18-32 years old) compete in solo performance rounds Sept. 5-8 at Trinity Preparatory School. Culminating in the Finals on Sept. 10-11, three nalists will each perform a concerto that will determine the top winners at Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre. Visit www.FloridaPiano.org or call 407-645-2525. Popcorn Flicks in Central Park featuring Murder on the Orient Express is 8-10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8. Bring your blanket or chair to enjoy the movie under the stars in Central Park. There will be free popcorn. Visit enzian.org The Orlando Repertory Theatre presents Sideways Stories from Wayside School from Sept. 8 to Oct. 9. Adult tickets are $17, youth (17 and younger) are $11, and seniors (55 and older) and students are $15. Call the box of ce at 407-896-7365 ext. 1 or visit www.orlandorep.com The grand re-opening celebration of the Winter Park YMCA is 4-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15. Tour the newly renovated facility at 1201 N. Lakemont Ave. Visit tinyurl.com/c ymcarenovations or call 407-644-1509 for more information. Block Party: Organics is 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at Whole Foods Winter Park. Sample organic products and get recipes in celebration of Organic Harvest Month. Enter-towin a $25 Whole Foods Market gift card! $5 Challenge Slow Food Dinner is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at Whole Foods Winter Park. Help take back the value meal by getting together for a slow food meal that costs only $5 per person. Why? Because slow food shouldnt have to cost more than fast food! For more information on the nationwide event, visit www. slowfoodusa.org 4Rivers Smokehouse, 2103 W. Fairbanks Ave., kicked off its giveback program for football season. Each school has a sandwich Edgewater High has the Screaming Eagle and Winter Park High has the Wildcat. 4R will donate 10 percent of these sales through Oct. 31. The Family Course Program enables golf facilities to turn their regulation 9 or 18-hole course into a short course experience. The Winter Park Country Club is one of several area clubs that has PGA Family Course Tee Markers. Visit PlayGolfAmerica.com for more information. The Maitland Public Library, 501 S. Maitland Ave., has bedtime stories for all ages at 6 p.m. every Monday. Preschool story time is 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Infant and toddler story time is at 10:30 a.m. every Thursday. Call 407-647-7700.

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 13 Winter Park / Maitland Observer George Frank Hagood, 80, of Winter Park, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011. He was born on May 12, 1931 in Montgomery, Ala. George was preceded in death by his wife, Carole Williams Hagood; and is survived by his daughter, Pamela Ryan; son, Keith Hagood; daughter, Lisa Hayhurst and her husband, Jim Hayhurst; sister, Sue Roen of Los Angeles, CA; and his four grandchildren, Sean, Caroline, Lindsay and Leah. George served in the United States Air Force and Retired after 20 years of service. He also retired after 20 years with the Seminole County Sheriffs Department. Services and interment will be held privately for the family. Nancy Patricia Pisano was born on Nov. 24, 1946 and passed away on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011. Ms. Pisano was a resident of Fern Park, Fla., at the time of her passing. Visitation will be held 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 at Baldwin Fairchild E. Altamonte, 994 E. Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs. The funeral is 11 a.m. Sept. 9 at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 375 N. Sunset Drive, Casselberry. Lance L. Thomas II, 3 months, of Sanford, Fla., passed away Sept. 4, 2011. He was born June 4, 2011 in Orlando to Lance L. Thomas and Felicia Miller. Lance is survived by his parents and loving family. Robert J. Vilece, 86, of Lake Mary, Fla., passed away Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011. He was born April 21, 1925, in Manhattan, N.Y., to Frank and Matilda (Weiss) Vilece. He had been a food technologist and had served in the United States Navy. Robert is survived by his wife, Carmen Vilece of Lake Mary; sister, Dorothy Goldman and her husband Mike of Long Island, N.Y.; daughter, Elizabeth Christian and her husband, William of Skillman, N.J.; three sons, Frank Vilece and his wife Elizabeth of Longwood, Fla., Robert P. Vilece and his wife, Lori of Lake Mary and Kenneth Vilece of Vienna, Austria. Robert is also survived by seven grandchildren. Services are pending Larue Virginia Sherman, 97, of Altamonte Springs, Fla., passed away Sept. 4, 2011. She was born in North Platte, Neb., to Luther and Lillith (Ogle) Tucker. She is survived by her son, Richard Sherman (Cheryl) of Altamonte Springs; daughters, Elizabeth Sherman of San Francisco, Calif., and Dorothy Severin of London, England; grandchildren, Jennifer Murray of Dallas, Texas, Jonathan and Zachery Sherman of Altamonte Springs, and Ida Ashworth of Guilford, England; great grandchildren George and Guy Ashworth of Gulford, England. No services are planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Comforter, 605 Montgomery Road, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714.Obituaries JoshGarrick A Photographic View 1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORGTHIS WEEK AT ENZIAN John C. Reilly stars in TERRI Fri-Sun 3:45PM, 6:30PM, 9:15PM Mon, Wed, Thu 6:30PM, 9:15PM Tue 6:30PM Saturday Matinee Classics JULES AND JIM Sat 12PM (noon) $5 Florida Short Film Competition FILM SLAM Sun 1PM $5 Cult Classic TO CATCH A THIEF Tue 9:30PM important. Satchmo world premiere Third Thursdays art exhibits this Yes They can dance! Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and ne art curator. He is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. Garrick can be reached at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407-522-3906.WHO ISGARRICK > To submit an obituary for publication, email obit@observernewspapers.com. The deadline is 5 p.m. Monday for Thursdays issue. American Family Funerals & Cremations Phone (407)339 0070 Serving all of Central Florida Family Owned and Operated Se habla Espaol Alan Trueba L.F.D. American Family Funerals & Cremations Phone (407)339 0070 Serving all of Central Florida Family Owned and Operated Se habla Espaol Alan Trueba L.F.D. Cremation Services, Shipping & Monuments. Traditional, Contemporary & Veteran Services at half the price of what others would charge Pisano Satchmo at the Waldorf

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 14 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Opinion/Editorial Unity for unitys sakeTop 10 soil improvement tips, 1-5 Tom Carey GARDENFrom my to yours Letters to the EditorHelp battle heart disease Amanda and Roman Vega Winter ParkNew park restroom serves purpose Michael Palumbo from the webQuit being so mean Chris Fales from the webMake move on the moon Jim Bob from the webRemembering a TV legend Suzanne R. Barnes, from FacebookRail systems doomed to fail Scott Gibson from the web Please see LETTERS on next page Note to editor: Since I usually write my columns on Mondays, and this Monday being Labor Day, Ive decided to take it easy and rewrite an old column of mine printed in the Aug. 3, 1995 Oviedo Voice (todays Seminole Voice). Amazing how these ideas are timeless! Editor: Guess well have to wait until next a problem since weve already waited 16 years for a reprint of these.Tom Carey is the owner of Sundew Gardens, a you-pick gardening business in Oviedo. Visit the Sundew Gardens Facebook page.WHO ISCAREY > Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.Plato (428-348 B.C.E.), classical Greek philosopher, mathematician

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 Page 15 Winter Park / Maitland Observer LouisRoney ChrisJepson It aint necessarily so Postgrad course (original ction) LETTERS | CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGEEditorial Cartoon Checklist for hiring a contractor your Cheryl Nunley Owner, DRS Inc. Jepson is a 24-year resident of Florida. Hes scally conservative, socially liberal, likes art and embraces diversity of opinion. Reach him at Jepson@MEDIAmerica.USWHO ISJEPSON >HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney)WHO ISRONEY > King Features Weekly ServiceAugust 29, 2011

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