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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: 09-15-2011
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began with v. 1, no. 1, Jan. 26, 1989.
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ursday, Sept. 15, 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 12 Y unveils renovationsFlorida has become less accepting of those whose faith or origin set them apart.Page 14 d Standing outWinter Park High student with Down syndrome is recognized for his artistic, althletic talents.Page 9 CalendarLouis Armstrong comes back to life in the world premiere of Satchmo at the Waldorf.Page 8 The Global Peace Film Festival is bringing anage awareness and education, open dialogue and change. The festival, running Tuesday, Sept. 20, range of subjects from the environment and ue of food that all boil down to celebrating and learning from the struggles and triumphs of people. Theyll be screening at Rollins College, the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center in Maitland, First Congregational Church of Winter Park, the Orlando Science Center and other Orlando venues. Our mission is to use the power of the motion picture to help create peace on Earth, to engage people to do something in their own lives, to do something positive, Nina Streich, the Festivals executive director, said. sion and vision peace is what sets the festion the community. Filmmakers agree. Theres power in that; things can happen, tured in the fest. The story is the star. And things do happen, Streich said. Viewers have left Caminers peace pitch before Friendship Journey takes place. Students at Rollins College and Timber Creek High School in East Orlando have started projcome star volunteers in local organizations. Streich said thats what the festival is all about. At other festivals, going is the end of your experience, at the Global Peace Film Festival its the beginning of your experience; its the start of something, Streich said. propose a problem and then end with a call to action of sorts. They give viewers a way to help contribute to the solution. PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERThe Rollins College Concert Choir and Orchestra with members of the Bach Festival Choir, above, presented Mozarts Requiem on Sunday, Sept. 11. Please see GLOBAL Page 2Peace, love and lmUnforgettableWinter Park hosts Global Peace Film Festival on Sept. 20-25BRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff Fair and pet paradeVisit www.peace lmfest.org for more information about the festival, to buy tickets and to see a full lm schedule. There is a street fair and Pet Parade for Peace from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18 on Morse Boulevard between Park Avenue and Knowles Avenue. Bring your furry companions to participate in a half-mile procession. Winter Parks employee pay is increasing, but property taxes wont, if a proposed budget makes it through mission meeting. 3-2, with Commissioners Carolyn Cooper and Tom McMacken dissenting, at the Sept. 12 meeting. The 2012 budget includes a 2.5 percent pay raise for more than 500 employees, which ends a three-year pay freeze for the city. And once again the Commission voted to hold operating millage steady, despite falling home values in the area. The operating millage rate as it stands will tax property owners $4.09 for every $1,000 in taxable value. Thats below the rolled-back millage rate of $4.2065 per $1,000, which is where the city would have to set the rate to collect the same revenue as last year. But with debt service millage added in, the effective rate decreases compared to last year. Last years effective millage was 4.4336. This year Please see COMMISSION Page 7Yes to raises, no to tax hikeISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff SCAN HEREUse your smartphones QR code reader app to view more photos or visit wpmobserver.com/photos/galleries

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 2 Winter Park / Maitland Observer 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 University of Central Florida student Aleksey Simans food and to challenge the restaurant industry to donate rather than waste leftover food. Lisa Tillmann, a Rollins College professor and the her students, hopes her viewers will consider how they relate to their bodies and food and make changes toward a healthier relationship between the two. ter the screening, for sure in the case with all the lowhat peace actually is, how everyone has the potential choose peace as a theme. All that adds to inspiring change, Streich said. My favorite part is seeing somebody inspired by something, seeing somebody changing, she said. Its that moment of change that I think is so exciting.An educationBefore asking for change, though, viewers are educatstudies professor at Rollins College, said that even and believes others will too. ing my consciousness raised about social issues, Tillmann said. Their world is going to get rocked, their foundation is shaken. And sometimes feeling enlightened is the best way uplifting, sometimes angering, almost always make viewers feel like there really is hope for peace, said Joe Siry, an environmental studies professor at Rollins College. I think it reinforces some positive things about being human, he said. Thats the human way of doing things when man said. FILM STILL COURTESY OF LISA TILLMANNOff the Menu was produced by a Rollins College professor and students.GLOBAL | UCF and Rollins students showcase their peace films CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Maitland City Council voted unanimously Monday to keep the property tax rate at $4.38 per nal vote is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 26. The city will operate with $3.88 mills and use $0.50 mills to pay bond debt tied to its new city hall reading of the almost $22 million budget without any discussion. Councilwoman Linda Frosch assured residents that they had been working on the document since June and it was thoroughly vetted. Its been a long budget season, Frosch said. The city gets 34 percent of its budget dollars from property taxes. This year, the city actually saw a slight increase less than 1 percent in total taxable value, Management Services Director Sharon Anselmo said.Cuts all aroundDespite leveling off property values, city departments shaved 6 percent off their budgets to offset increased costs. Maitlands cultural partners took a $43,000 hit. The Maitland Public Library, the Performing Arts of Maitland and Art & History Museums had already seen their budgets cut by 15 percent in the past three years. The city had originally asked them before it found out various utility fees were set to increase. Mayor Howard Schieferdecker and Councilwoman Bev Reponen fought for a lesser cut 1.55 percent for the partners. On Aug. 22, Reponen likened a 5 percent cut to chopping them off at the ankles. Schieferdecker said the partners should be treated differently from city departments. Our cultural partners bring in a lot of money to our cities, and thats not seen here, he said about the proposed budget. We need to take that into account. Councilman Ivan Valdes proposed a compromise at 3 percent. But Councilman Phil Bonus, JENNY ANDREASSON Observer StaffMaitland votes to maintain tax rate and stormwater fee Please see TAX Page 7

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 4 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Sportys nomineesThe following local athletes and coaches are nominated for an award at PNC Bank SPORTYS at Full Sail University on Saturday, Sept. 24: High school athlete of the year: Christian to the state championship in 2011 and contributed to the team setting a state record of 83 home runs in 2011. In this years Major League Baseball draft, he was selected 51st overall by the New York Yankees. and Naismith National Player-of-the-year in prep hoops in 2011 after leading Winter Park nished his senior season averaging 28.8 ppg, 6.1 rpg and 2.2 apg. Coach of the year: cer. Buckley rst came to Rollins as a player in 1988 and in the past 23 years has built the Tars mens soccer program into a national powerhouse. In 2010, he led Rollins to the Sunshine Championship match for the rst time in school history. into the 2011 Class of the Central Florida Sports the Orlando Magic in 1999. Current coach of the Boston Celtics, Rivers continues to make his home in Central Florida and supports local charities through his annual celebrity golf tournament. Visit http://www.central oridasports.org/ sportys/ Youth basketballMaitland youth basketball preseason practice starts in early November with games beginning welcome. Coaches are needed. Limited scholarships are available. Call 407-539-2830.New nonpro t agency that helps seniors maintain their independence. Their mission is to help seniors stay safe, feel secure and be happy in their own care and assisted living services at affordable 407-378-4190.Housing grants that multiple federal grants for housing counseling programs across Floridas Seventh Conopment. The Center for Independent Living in Central Florida, Central Florida Community $75,000.Playful Winter ParkOne hundred fty-one cities and towns, includand Winter Park, earned recognition from nachildrens play opportunities. Winter Park has a goal of offering a play space within walking distance of every resident. The city will also establish a best practices manual for the maintenance of all play spaces. Visit www.kaboom. org/playfulcityusaPhoto contest Photo contest. Send in an Orange and White photo taken by you to enter. The winning photo Friday, Sept. 23. Send entries to Gretchen Miller Basso at gretchen@artandhistory.orgPolice accreditation had to meet all criteria established through tation program.Polasek grant table Foundation awarded a grant of up to ture Gardens to hire its rst full-time director of development. The two-year grant covers 100 percent of the directors salary for the rst year and 50 percent for the second. To receive the second years award, the trustees must raise the equivalent of $30,000. Send bulletin submissions to editor@observernewspapers.comCommunity 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 2011www.wpmobserver.com | Phone: 407-563-7000 | Fax: 407-563-7099 | editor@observernewspapers.comP.O. Box 2426 Winter Park, FL 32790 Published Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 CONTACTSVolume 23, Issue Number 37 Kyle Taylor 407-563-7009 kyle@observernewspapers.com Jenny Andreasson 407-563-7026 editor@observernewspapers.com Jonathan Gallagher 407-563-7054 jgallagher@observernewspapers.com Jenny Andreasson 407-563-7026 editor@observernewspapers.com Isaac Babcock 407-563-7023 isaacb@observernewspapers.com Ashley McBride classi eds@observernewspapers.com Isaac Babcock isaacb@observernewspapers.com Padrick Brewer COLUMNISTS Chris Jepson Louis Roney LRoney@c .rr.com Josh Garrick joshgarrick9@gmail.com Tracy Craft 407-515-2605 tcraft@observernewspapers.com Amanda Rayno 407-563-7073 arayno@golfweek.com Meisha Perrin obit@observernewspapers.com Winter Park has a new neighborhood butcher shop. The Meat House, a gourmet butcher shop and grocer, is will be an active member of the Winter Park community under the leaderThe shop will carry gourmet grocery items from local vendors. Cuhaci & Peterson Architects LLC, based in Orlandos Baldwin Park, was 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. Kristopher Kest sociation. Tolaris Homes reports its remodeling division has started construction of major projects at Lake Forest in north Seminole County and at Baldwin Park and College Park in Orlando. tate is proud to announce that Kevin McClanahan, sales associate at the companys Winter Park of ce, has made an outstanding showing, ranking No. 74 among the nations top individual agents in closed sides by the 1,000. Mercantile Capital Corporation in nance projects valued at more than $21.6 million. Insperity Inc. appointed Jeffrey Sturges to district manager for its Orlando sales of ce. The international law rm of Greenberg Traurig P.A. announced that 13 attorneys in their Orlando of ce Magical visit made a magical visit to pediatChildren. Cinderella, along with a fun activities and playing with the children in the hospital. Pictured, Cinderella visited with 4-year-old Vega.

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 5 Winter Park / Maitland Observer The Knights are riding high after a historic 30-3 bamboozling of Boston College on the football against a team theyve never played before Florida International University. Coming off a 62-0 trouncing of Charleston Knights impressed even more while holding BosHead Coach George OLeary praised his defense for yet another stellar game. is starting to show now, he said. The defense is able to close it up. Now that Knights defense has garnered some national notice, posting the best points per game allowed and second-best yards per game allowed in Division I football. Theyve only allowed three points so far this season, and 130 yards per game. We dont want anybody in our end zone, linebacker Josh Linam said. But despite being top ranked in the nation in defense and already having scored 92 points two games into the season, the Knights still have yet to crack the NCAA Top 25 rankings. OLeary said he doesnt care. I never talk about the rankings, he said. I dont get involved. OLeary said that after playing a national-level team and winning handily, he expects the Knights to get more attention. His quarterback, Jeff Godkey drives that helped blow open the game, was even more outspoken. I think we can compete with anybody, Godfrey said after the game. Linam agreed. Every game we show we can compete, he said. The Knights let the Eagles onto the scoreboard half quarters, beating them in nearly every category. The Knights collected 422 yards of total offense while allowing only 141. On the ground and in the air, the Knights consistently moved the ball, picking up 5.2 yards per carry on the ground and 7.5 yards per pass attempt. Godfreys accurate arm. He connected on 20 of 25 attempts in the game, averaging 9.4 yards per completion. the team that plays in his former high school stadium, Godfrey said hes looking forward to the homecoming. Godfrey said. 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Give us one hour to see if we can give you your lifetime. second, but they couldnt stop an Edgewater comeback that would 9. Winter Park (1-1) entered Edgewaters (1-1) football stadium the heavy favorite to win their second straight game to start the season, but instead found themselves on the losing end of a reversal of fortune. A stalled offense and confused defense led to a scoreless second half for the Wildcats while the Eagles managed to score on three sides of the ball. Both of the Wildcats scores came tii Woulard touchdown propelled them to a 9-0 lead. Meanwhile the Wildcats defense held the Eagles to But in a bizarre twist the Eagles, who only managed 141 total yards in the entire game, found the end zone three times in the ensuing three quarters to catch the Wildcats and then run away with the win. Defense and special teams would make the biggest plays of the game for the Eagles. Deion Green started the comeback with a 58-yard interception return. Then Rashid Bradley picked up a dropped punt return just a few steps in front of the end zone. Only in the fourth quarter did the Eagles manage to pick up a touchdown on offense. Through the air, Eagles quarterback J.B. Woodman connected with as many Wildcat defenders as he did with his own receivers, but the Eagles John Altman pounded Winter Parks defense on the ground, picking up 128 yards on his own. game, with the rest of the team combining to carry the ball only eight more times. A three-yard run would be Altmans only trip into the end zone. With one of their two biggest rivals leaving them with a loss, the Wildcats will look to regroup this week against Boone. Theyll return home for that game, kicking off at At the start of the season, standout receiver Dvario Montgomery Itll be a big game for us, he said.Wildcats shocked by Edgewater EaglesWinter Park kicks off against Boone Friday after failing to stave off big rivals comebackISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERRunning back Brynn Harvey helped lead UCF to a 30-3 victory against Boston College on Saturday, Sept. 10.UCF heads to FIUISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 6 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Sept. 12 City Commission meeting highlightsThere was a City Commission p.m. in City Hall Commission Chambers. Below are a few highMayors reportThe Fire-Rescue Department Accreditation and Playful City USA Designation were presented.Non-action items 2011 was accepted as presented.Consent agendaThe minutes of Aug. 22 City Commission meeting were approved. The various contracts and agreements were approved (for a complete list of purchases and agreements, please access the Commission Agenda Packet at www.cityofwinterpark.org > Government > City Commission > Agenda Packets). The request for a waiver for temporary lighting at the old Department of Motor Vehicles property that will be used as interim parking for 2-3 years was pulled off the agenda and may be heard at a future date.Action items requiring discussionThe Commission approved the year extension of the Conditional Use approval for the residences at Morse Boulevard and Knowles Avenue.Public hearings nance adopting the millage rate was approved. nance adopting the Fiscal Year 2012 annual budget was approved with an amendment. Below is the decision made regarding the following request of nance amending Article I, Comprehensive Plan to update the Capital Improvement Element to tal Improvement Plan inclusion within the data, inventory and analysis component of the Comprehensive Plan was approved. dinance 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 amendment procedures was approved. nance vacating and abandoning a portion of the city utility easement located at 1680 Magnolia Ave. was approved. Below are the decisions made regarding the requests of the City The second reading of the ordinance amending Article III, Zonchanges requiring conditional use approvals on buildings over 10,000 square feet, the standards ditional use approvals and the standards for building approvals in the Hannibal Square neighborhood commercial district was approved. The second reading of the ordinance amending Article III, Zoning so as to revise the approval procedures for the approval of building projects on such waterfront lots was approved. The second reading of the ordinance authorizing the refunding of the water and sewer Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2002 was approved. The resolution authorizing the issuance of not to exceed $17,500,000 in water and sewer Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2011 was approved. nance regarding the annexation of 54 acres for the Ravaudage project was tabled until the October 10 meeting. A full copy of the Sept. 12 City Commission minutes will be available on cityofwinterpark.org the week of Sept. 26, pending approval by the City Commission.CoffeeTalk with SprinkelIf you have a latte beans to grind or simply want to espresso your thoughts, dont forget about Commissioner Sprinkels CoffeeTalk session on Thursday, Sept. 15, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Winter Park Welcome Center located at 151 W. Lyman Ave. Twitter. On the morning of Saturday, Sept. 10, cities everywhere across America began implementing their plans to remember and recognize 2,973 people whose lives were prematurely cut short by the now notorious attacks against America by the extremist organization al-Qaida. How could it have happened? Why did it happen? These questions and countless others will be debated for decades to come, but that is not our focus here. The focus here is on the recovery that has gone from baby steps to that of a full-scale triathlon where the winners, not yet clearly known, will have restored the things lost on that day. Helping success was to assimilate the recovery team part I of the triathlon. Part II would involve selecting the coach, and the third and the game plan. As the team members that of the recovery, i.e. the team, assembled, it would also become quite clear that the human spirit would serve quite nicely as Part II, the coach. As the months and years ticked by, it took quite a bit longer to identify the game plan. And what was that? It was that Americans would not allow this affront on their well-being to break them and that they would unite to see to it that they would never again be so blind-sided. While we could write pages and pages about the details and all of the subsequent minutia bringing us to this 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, nothing is quite as moving as that of the human spirit, i.e. the coach, and the successes that the coach has inspired. The coach compelled Americans to feel impelled to right the wrong and call to mind the value of what is now get. In recognition of all of this, a coalition of community residents led by the leadership of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Maitland began an initiative they called Honor the Badge in 2008, and honor they have indeed done, continuing to do so even this past weekend. A grand ceremony of paying tribute to the fallen began in October of that year with a 90-minute program of song, tribwiched between slices of patriotism. A palatable offering felt and expressed that day four years ago. taken aback by the sobriety of the event and the spirit of brotherly responders. Maitland emergency workers are ever indebted to Asalike. With the gravity of the matter police chaplains, a group of dedicated clergy that provide comfort and help to department members. For those unable to be present at Orangewood Presbyterian Church in Maitland on Saturday, heres a brief summary of what those attendees saw and participated in. At a few minutes past 10 a.m., Senior Pastor Jeff Jakes of Orangewood Presbyterian opened the program with some welcoming remarks and went on to introduce a program of song, prayer and formal recognition of not just just the fallen of Sept. 11, but also recognition of all such ones across this nation who put themselves in harms way each day. Jakes introduced Police Chief Doug Ball, who offered some impact through the eyes of law enforcement. Ball mentioned a very somber accounting of his connection to that day when he mentioned that one of the law enthat day was a peer as well as a comrade from the FBI Academy and because of that, also a friend. Somewhat choked by emotion, Ball went on to say that although a tragic loss, all in law enforcement know the risks and do it dutifully with honor and passion, and they would have it no other way. hard had similar, although differservice across America lost that cally the number lost over slightly more than a three-year period. In closing his impassioned accounting of the day, Chief Neuhard thanked the community leaders ment making it what it is today. Speaking on behalf of the Mayor Linda Frosch went on to describe the familial and brotherly feelings of the community; which feelings makes this all come together. Concluding the program was an admonition of Brian Pikalow of Asbury United Methodist. He asked that we all remain united and never forget. Pikalow also displayed this years memento of the event when he presented the booklet, NEVER FORGET Hope by several renowned authors. What can we take away with us that will remain an ever-present part of ourselves? Remember the words of Peanuts creator Charles Schulz who said, The people who make a difference in your life are not the ones with the most credentials, the most money, or the most awards. They are the ones that care. Central Florida cares. They honored the badge 2011 Maitland City TalkBY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKERMAYOR Winter Park City TalkBY RANDY KNIGHTCITY MANAGER Bahia Shrine Center. Dennis AllenOwner/ Administrator

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Guaranteed.The CenturyLink Price-Lock Guarantee it will be 4.4166. As such, the city will have to do more with less overall revenue on the balance sheets for 2012. Cuts and raisesThose raises in pay were on the verge of being cut back to 2 percent if a proposed amendment passed, but it failed 3-2. Commissioner Carolyn Cooper suggested that the Commission look into cutting money from the duce a pension bubble near 2020, implying that the current Commission wasnt doing enough to reduce it. Last year the City Commission recognized the importance of controlling pensions, Cooper said. Last year the Commission set aside $1 million in order to aggressively pursue smoothing of our anticipated pension bubble. Im proud to say I was the person who encouraged that last year, and had the support of the then-sitting Commission to try to do something about the pensions. When you look at growth rates of 300 or so percent, its time to do something. Her motion did not receive any support from fellow commissioners, who cited that recent contracts Though the Commission Im sure shares a lot of your concerns, I certainly dont agree with your approach, Mayor Ken Bradley said. Im with you 100 percent in the need to address the pension, McMacken said. I think its up to us to do that. But I cant go back to a contract where the ink isnt even dry yet to do this. Much ado about treesTaking up most of the discussion, a move that would have transferred $100,000 from the tree preservation budget to the forestry budget from the tree fund confused commissioners and eventually was shot down. The money transfer would have been budget neutral, but aroused some contention about how it should be done, and how much money the tree preservation budget needed. My understanding was that there was a backlog of trees to be removed and we havent done that, McMacken said. Maybe I misunderstood the direction of that. We were going to address those trees that werent removed. We werent able to get to the trees with the current forestry budget. Bradley said the city should look into where money used to trim, plant and remove trees is going. Im not comfortable that were getting our moneys worth with the money that were spending, he said. Cooper said she didnt think that the budget was being wasted. I dont think we have a $900,000 staff of tree trimmers who are sitting around drinking coffee all day, she said. vote on Sept. 26 before its adopted. Ravaudage rescheduledThe large-scale mixed-use development proposed for Winter Parks northwest corner was delayed again after the Commission voted to table discussion of annexing 54 acres of the projects land into the city. It is rescheduled for the Oct. 10 Commission meeting. Problems had arisen when the county contended the city may have needed more time to publish notice of the annexation vote, and that it may not be a complete annexation. They suggested that the way the annexation was going to occur would create some enclaves in that area that we did not want, Bradley said. COMMISSION | Annexation vote delayed until October meeting CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGEalong with Frosch, said the city should send a uniform message. Its hard setting a budget because the basis of budgeting is not everyone can have everything they want, he said. Thats why its a budget and not an open checkbook. Its important for the rest of the community to know that we hold ourselves and our cultural partners to the same standards . In a split vote on Aug. 22, Council approved the partners combined budget at $1,010,000 about a 4 percent cut.Stormwater feeOn Sept. 12, Council also approved to keep the environmental stormwater utility fee at $7.25 per month per residential unit. Similar to a garbage or water utility fee, the fee funds daily tasks, such as street sweeping and inlet cleaning, and larger-scale projects, such as herbicide treatments and infrastructure improvements. The fee is based on the size of the property. A person with a 2,532-square-foot home pays $7.25 a month, or $87 a year. A 2,000-square-foot home pays about $5 a month. A 10,000-squarefoot commercial property pays about $40 a month. Lake Advisory Board Chairman Mark Walsh urged Council to 2016. Schieferdecker supported Walsh, saying that it would only mean an increase of $9 a year per home but cover important capital improvements. Eight dollars a month gives us $100,000 more a year in our fund, Schieferdecker said. But the rest of Council said the fund was not yet in danger and they shouldnt raise fees on residents under such economic turmoil. This is balancing the wisdom of your logic with our actual capabilities and the burden this might put on people this year, Bonus said. The wolf is not at the door with this fund.TAX | Mayor pushes to raise user fee CONTINUED FROM PAGE 2

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 8 Winter Park / Maitland Observer back to life at the Orlando Shakestars in the premiere of Terry Teachouts Satchmo at the Waldorf. It runs until Oct. 2. Call 407-405ria@gmail.com CoffeeTalk, featuring Commissioner Sarah Sprinkel, will be from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, at Winter Park Welcome Center. Call 407-5993428. ents Close up with Raptors by for Birds of Prey at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, at Leu Gardens. Call 407-637-2525 or visit www.OrangeMoney Management with Michael Von Berg is at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, at Maitland Public Library. Call 407-647-7700.FRIDAYThe 2012 Seminole County Legislative Delegation meeting is 9 a.m.noon on Friday, Sept. 16, at the Seminole County Commission Chambers. Free blood pressure check by the Maitland Fire and Rescue is 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, at Maitland Public Library. Hand Up Hold Em charity poker tournament will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, in the Maitland Civic Facebook.com/communityfoc The Bougainvillea Clinique will be hosting an open house to celebrate its new Liquid Gold LipoBank from 3 p.m.-8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, at 4355 Bear Gully Road. Call 407-678ter.comSATURDAYPhotographer Yatin Patel is taking a funds through the launch of photogYatinPatel.com will host its rst workshop of the Pathway to Healing series from 3:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m. on Saturday, nity Room at the Southwest Branch Orlando. Call 407-514-1327.SUNDAYThe American Association of University Women will have its 2011 Membership Tea from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at the First Congregational Church chele@gmail.com or 407-369-4826. MONDAYCome out to the Boathouse Restaurant in Winter Park from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, and test your knowledge at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Societys Trivia for a Cure to help ght leukemia and lymphoma. TUESDAY comes Renata Sivacolundhu of the United Nations on Tuesday, Sept. 20, to speak at 6 p.m. Visit www.holocaustedu.org or call 407-628-0555. her new literary ction release, Carry Yourself Back to Me, at Rollins Sept. 20. The rst AARP Chapter 1047 meeting of the year will be held at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 20, in the Rachel Blvd., Winter Park. Call 407-6292595.WEDNESDAY Wednesday, Sept. 21, for a lunch and womens forum: Ask a Nurse featuring Observer columnist Nancy Rudner Lugo at 2100 Lee Road in Winter Park. RSVP by Monday, Sept. 19. Register at www.jfsorlando.org Orlando chapter presents, Fifth annual State of the Economy & Outlook on the M&A Environment. Industry experts will speak from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. lando.com membership mixer is taking place from 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 407-629-9393 or Linda@jackrichardsinsurance.comSEPT. 22 Sip & Stroll from 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22. Tickets are $30. Call 407-644-8281 or visit WinterPark.org pianist Chris Leavy, will appear in the Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series Cocktails For Two, Thursday, Sept. 22, and Friday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. Call 407-645-0145 or visit www.winterparkplayhouse. orgSEPT. 23Stay Healthy, Active & Avoid a Fall will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 dougdavis1357@gmail.com or 407924-4576, by Friday, Sept. 16. ONGOING Saturday Bird Walks at Mead Botanical Garden now through Oct. 29. Smith at 407-257-7361. Music at the Casa is a free weekly Sunday open house featuring live performances and tours of the historext. 3. Ballroom Dancing Lessons are every Monday night at 7 p.m. at the University Club of Winter Park, 841 N. Send submissions to editor@observernewspapers.com Join Today! Get Involved!Winter Park Republican Womens GroupLuncheon Meetings held monthly at Flemings in Winter Park. Spouses welcome! Call 407-718-9355 for more information. Calendar MENS DI V O R CE L A W F I R M Plan your weekend with The Weekender!Visit wpmobserver.com and click "Subscribe to Newsletter" Satchmo

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 9 Winter Park / Maitland ObserverLifestyles FreeWith this coupon. Not valid with other offers. Offer expires 9/30/11Bleachingwith braces or Invisalign Complimentary ExamIncluding Xray & PhotosWith this coupon. Not valid with other offers. Offer expires 9/30/11 407-381-3335 In the uniformed moving mass of about 200 Winter Park High School marching band students, you might not notice Sam Hagan but that doesnt mean he doesnt stand out. In the afternoon heat, the students practice their marching drill on the high school parking lot, seamlessly, depending on the run nearly impossible to pick Sam out from any other band member. But if you look hard enough, youll He nods his head and pulses his drumsticks ever so slightly to the beat of the music as part of the front percussion ensemble, internalizing the pulse, preparing for his cymbal part. just his large black headphones the one thing that distinguishes them to take the edge off the noise marching band performing behind you, his mother Julie said. Having more sensitive to the noise than others. closely during rehearsal, hell shoot you a funny face, do a little dance or reach his mallet under his leg to drum his cymbal, until he hears someone shout Sam! reeling him back in.More alike than differentMore alike than different are the to describe her son, a sophomore this year, in relation to his Winter Park High School peers. Despite his special needs, Sam is enrolled on a typical high school diploma enrollment track and participates in both marching drama. Its really priceless all the opportunities hes been given going to school here, she said. Its been such a blessing. the school day by his paraprofessional aide, Sharon Riley. She takes notes for Sam during lectures, so he can concentrate fully on the lessons being taught, and The pair has been together since Riley said. He surprises me every day. in her homeland of Puerto Rico, helps Sam do everything from PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERSam Hagan, center, poses with drama teacher Robert Dutton, left, and aide Sharon Riley, right, at Winter Park High School. Please see SAM Page 10Blending in, standing outWinter Park High School student recognized for his special talents rather than his special needsSARAH WILSON Observer Staff

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 10 Winter Park / Maitland Observer run his lines for the school play the role of the dog in his Drama 2 class production of Susan Zeders Wiley and the Hairy Man to introducing him to students in the classroom. Sometimes students are apprehensive around Sam; they just she said. But I encourage them to him. Once they break that barrier, Fitting in often in classes students partner during group his drama class are Hannah Price and Hannah Hannahs. But add in as The Trio: Hannah P., Hannah R. and Sam H, his drama teacher, Robert Dutton, said. Hes probably the nicest kid youll ever meet, Sam over a mutual love of musicals and all things Star Wars, said. Hes so caring, Price added. come over to me if I have my head ly mischievous in class. He has a delicious sense of humor, he said. my other students had that. and ability to not let his disabilmost inspiring band student as band member by his peers, Dutton said. Standing out be easy, his mother said, but he has a great attitude. His family has been actively inAssociation of Central Florida headquartered in Winter Park given Sam numerous volunteer tor Amy Van Bergen said shes seen him thrive through the many activities hes involved in. sense of humor, and hes very athletic, Bergen said. Hes a great representation and combination of his parents. Theyre both tall, athletic and blond, and Sam is tall, athletic and blond. Bergen said Sam is someone state championships in both cycial Olympics. One of the main characteristics siderably harder. The same goes for auditory and visual processing. Both of these traits, she said, make all that Sam has accomplished that much more impressive. For him to be on that three times harder than a typical kid because of said.Big time dreamsSam said his dream is to go to college at Ohio State University and continue to be in the marching band. He hopes to one day be the I during the bands spell-out of Ohio during their pre-game routine. He plans to practice his sousa skills in the stands at football games this season. right? he asked the Hannahs. dots the I. ter, the sounds echoing throughThe Trio hangs out after school. hears frequently in class. Anyone great sense of humor. Sam is really a great kid, Julie said. But its really all the great opportunities that he has been given that make him thrive. FamilyCalendar The grand re-opening celebration of the Winter Park YMCA is 4 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15. Tour the renovated facility at 1201 N. Lakemont Ave. Visit tinyurl.com/c ymcarenovations or call 407-644-1509. Block Party: Organics is 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, at Whole Foods Winter Park. Sample organic products and get recipes in celebration of Organic Harvest Month. Enter to win a $25 Whole Foods Market gift card. On National Chicken Lovers Day, Thursday, Sept. 15, Pollo Tropical will provide a free chicken meal to anyone who dresses from head to toe in yellow and clucks like a chicken. This special celebration is good in store only from 2 p.m.-7 p.m. Visit www. PolloTropical.com $5 Challenge Slow Food Dinner is 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, 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. For more information on the nationwide event, visit www.slowfoodusa.org Orlando Heart Walk at Loch Haven Park is Saturday, Sept.17, to bene t the American Heart Association. The festivities kick off with emcees John & Leslye of Magic 107.7 and Greg Warmoth of WFTV at 7 a.m. For further information about the walk, call 407-481-6380 or visit GreaterOrlandoHeartWalk.org 4Rivers Smokehouse, 2103 W. Fairbanks Ave., has 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. Get your seasonal u shot early. Flu shots for children and adults are offered at the Orange County Health Departments Central Health Center located at 832 W. Central Blvd., Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m.3 p.m. on a rst-come, rst-served walk-in basis. The cost of the u shot for adults is $28; children are free. The Orlando Repertory Theatre presents Sideways Stories from Wayside School through Sunday, 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 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 407647-7700. Send submissions to editor@ observernewspapers.com Central Floridas Largest Fine Arts Gallery221 South Knowles Ave Winter ParkMOVING SALE! 25-50% off everything in the Gallery!407-622-0102 www.FredlundGallery.comWe offer: Step UpThe Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk is 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 15 at Lake Eola Park, Orlando. Register for free online (closes Oct. 12) at www.stepuporlando.kintera.org and start your own personal fundraising team page. The Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida, a notfor-pro t association founded in 1991, has grown to more than 9,000 individuals, families and supporters. The headquarters are at 204 N. Wymore Road in Winter Park. Call 407-478-5621 or visit www.dsacf.org Hes so caring. Hes always the first person to come over to me if I have my head down or look like Im having a bad day to ask whats wrong. Hannah Price For him to be on that marching band field, hes probably working two or three times harder than a typical kid because of Down syndrome. Amy Van BergenSAM | Student aspires to be the sousaphone player in the Ohio State University band CONTINUED FROM PAGE 9

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 11 Winter Park / Maitland Observer thing sensational to read on the train, says one of Oscar Wildes Victorian characters in The Importance of Being Earnest. And every theater company as sensational as Oscar Wildes most famous and funniest play. The Orlando Shakespeare comedy of mistaken identities tongue-in-cheek social satire and high farce in one of the most celebrated plays in the English language. In performance at the Shakespeare Center until Sunday, Oct. 9, the production is directed by the Shakespeare Theaters brilliantly inventive Jim Helsinger. Jack Smiths magical costumes scenic design for a comedy true to the period. The Shakespeare Theater is located in Loch Haven Park at 812 East Rollins St. Call 407-447-1700 or visit orlandoshakes.org. Kevin and Kate collaborate Singers/actors Kevin Kelly and Kate ONeal return to the Winter Park Playhouse in a Cabaret performance called Cocktails and Friday, Sept. 23. As musical Kelly co-created Cocktails, As a country singer, ONeal Nelson, Randy Travis and Tim are recommended. The Playhouse is located at 711 Orange Ave. in Winter Park. Call 407-645-0145 or La Maschera Goes Country! roundin up drinks and celebraOrlando on Saturday, Sept. District holds its eighth annual fundraiser, La Maschera Goes Country. Contemporary country band aged to dress in country attire. oslice.com or call 407-648-7060.Opera lovers gala eveningImagine an orchestral evening of music and song dedicated to operas greatest composers Giacomo Puccini and Giuseppe arias and choruses from those composers greatest operas, and missed performance called PucOrlando Philharmonics season on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 8:30 p.m. Under the baton of conductor Christopher Wilkins, soprano Janette Zilioli, tenor Yeghishe Manucharyan and baritone Timothy tral Florida choirs and the Florida Opera Theatre Chorus to perform Puccini and Verdis greatest hits at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center. Call 407-770-0071 or visit orlandophil.orgFree Museum DaySmithsonian Magazine celebrates Museum Day on Saturday, their doors free of charge to present their free Smithsonian Museum Day admission ticket, mag.com to print your pass.Orlando Improv FestivalOver three zany nights in Winter Park, the second annual Orlando Improv Festival takes over the Winter Park Playhouse to present a series of hour-long improv sets by teams on Sept. 25-27. Headed up by the comic genius of Mark Baratelli, thats three nights of more laughter than most of us can handle. And on Monday evening, Jana Banana of 104.1 The Philips Phile joins the festival in a special one-night-only performance. The Winter Park Playhouse is at 711 Orange Ave. in Winter Park. Visit OrlandoImprovFestival.comDining-savings month More than 60 Central Florida restaurants are offering three-course, $30 dinners in September, so Visit OrlandoMagicalDining.com JoshGarrick The Importance of Being EarnestJosh 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 > Savannah Court and CoeExcellence in Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Care 1301 W. Maitland Blvd. Maitland, FL 32751407-645-3990www.SavannahCourtMaitland.comAssisted Living Facility License No. 8447 Skilled Nursing Facility License No. 1635096 At Savannah, it feels just like home. Its safe, convenient and the food is excellent. And of course, my mom is a huge fan of Bingo! 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Excludes power scooters, seat lift chairs, sale items, wellness supplements, web, custom, special orders and insurance transactions. No other discounts apply. Previous orders excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Coupon has no cash value.BRING THIS COUPON IN FOR20% OFF One Item(Cash Sale Items Only)Coupon Expires 2-28-09 Code SENIORRESGUIDE08N CUT OUT AND SAVE Visit Us on the Web @www.Binsons.comCall Us Toll Free1 (888) BINSONS (246-7667) Your Diabetes HeadquartersAdult DiapersPower ScootersSeat Lift ChairsHospital BedsOxygenCPAPWheelchairsWalkersMastectomy SuppliesBath SafetyAnd Much More! Sterling Heights, MI43900 Schoenherr Rd. 1 (586) 737-2323Troy, MI6012 Rochester Rd. 1 (248) 828-8400Winter Park, FL2069 Aloma Ave. 1 (800) 990-9557Royal Oak, MI30475 Woodward Ave. 1 (248) 288-0440Southgate, MI18800 Eureka Rd. 1 (734) 281-1800Center Line, MI26834 Lawrence 1 (586) 755-2300Eastpointe, MI21571 Kelly Rd. 1 (586) 779-7770Locations *Retail orders by cash, check or credit card only. Excludes power scooters, seat lift chairs, sale items, wellness supplements, web, custom, special orders and insurance transactions. No other discounts apply. Previous orders excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts. 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Sterling Heights, MI43900 Schoenherr Rd. 1 (586) 737-2323Troy, MI6012 Rochester Rd. 1 (248) 828-8400Winter Park, FL2069 Aloma Ave. 1 (800) 990-9557Royal Oak, MI30475 Woodward Ave. 1 (248) 288-0440Southgate, MI18800 Eureka Rd. 1 (734) 281-1800Center Line, MI26834 Lawrence 1 (586) 755-2300Eastpointe, MI21571 Kelly Rd. 1 (586) 779-7770Locations *Retail orders by cash, check or credit card only. Excludes power scooters, seat lift chairs, sale items, wellness supplements, web, custom, special orders and insurance transactions. No other discounts apply. Previous orders excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts. 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Previous orders excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Coupon has no cash value.BRING THIS COUPON IN FOR20% OFF One Item(Cash Sale Items Only)Coupon Expires 2-28-09 Code SENIORRESGUIDE08N CUT OUT AND SAVE 2069 Aloma Ave. Winter Park, FL 32792 762 E. Altamonte Drive Altamonte Springs, FL 32701(407) 691-3009 (407) 679-2135 Visit Us on the Web @www.Binsons.comCall Us Toll Free1 (888) BINSONS (246-7667) Your Diabetes HeadquartersAdult DiapersPower ScootersSeat Lift ChairsHospital BedsOxygenCPAPWheelchairsWalkersMastectomy SuppliesBath SafetyAnd Much More! Sterling Heights, MI43900 Schoenherr Rd. 1 (586) 737-2323Troy, MI6012 Rochester Rd. 1 (248) 828-8400Winter Park, FL2069 Aloma Ave. 1 (800) 990-9557Royal Oak, MI30475 Woodward Ave. 1 (248) 288-0440Southgate, MI18800 Eureka Rd. 1 (734) 281-1800Center Line, MI26834 Lawrence 1 (586) 755-2300Eastpointe, MI21571 Kelly Rd. 1 (586) 779-7770Locations *Retail orders by cash, check or credit card only. Excludes power scooters, seat lift chairs, sale items, wellness supplements, web, custom, special orders and insurance transactions. No other discounts apply. Previous orders excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Coupon has no cash value.BRING THIS COUPON IN FOR20% OFF One Item(Cash Sale Items Only)Coupon Expires 2-28-09 Code SENIORRESGUIDE08N CUT OUT AND SAVE Visit Us on the Web @www.Binsons.comCall Us Toll Free1 (888) BINSONS (246-7667) Your Diabetes HeadquartersAdult DiapersPower ScootersSeat Lift ChairsHospital BedsOxygenCPAPWheelchairsWalkersMastectomy SuppliesBath SafetyAnd Much More! Sterling Heights, MI43900 Schoenherr Rd. 1 (586) 737-2323Troy, MI6012 Rochester Rd. 1 (248) 828-8400Winter Park, FL2069 Aloma Ave. 1 (800) 990-9557Royal Oak, MI30475 Woodward Ave. 1 (248) 288-0440Southgate, MI18800 Eureka Rd. 1 (734) 281-1800Center Line, MI26834 Lawrence 1 (586) 755-2300Eastpointe, MI21571 Kelly Rd. 1 (586) 779-7770Locations *Retail orders by cash, check or credit card only. Excludes power scooters, seat lift chairs, sale items, wellness supplements, web, custom, special orders and insurance transactions. No other discounts apply. Previous orders excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Coupon has no cash value.BRING THIS COUPON IN FOR20% OFF One Item(Cash Sale Items Only)Coupon Expires 2-28-09 Code SENIORRESGUIDE08N CUT OUT AND SAVE Visit us on the web @ www.binsons.com Tom Carey SundewGardens@gmail.comCommunity supported agriculture. Experience homegrown gardening: Plan your weekend withThe Weekender!This weekly newsletter keeps you up to date on events happening in Central Florida's cities, including Winter Park, Maitland, Oviedo, Winter Springs, Avalon Park and Waterford Lakes.Visit wpmobserver.com and click "Subscribe to Newsletter" 1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORGTHIS WEEK AT ENZIAN TABLOID Fri-Sun 4PM, 6:30PM, 9PM Mon, Wed, Thu 6:30PM, 9PM Tue 6:30 Opera on the Big Screen THE BARBER OF SEVILLE Sat 11AM PEARL JAM TWENTY Tue 9:30PM

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 12 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Dr. Rachelle Smith, AP Dr. Constance Fraatz, DOM, AP Healthy Living More than a year after construction began on the $2.9 million renovation, the ties to the public during its grand re-opening event on Thursday, Sept. 15. Jacqueline Rivera, the vice president of marketing for the YMCA of Central Florida, is so much more, Rivera said. Why the Y? revitalized image, demonstrating that the YMCA is more than an organization that nities. communities needs, Rivera said. Weve kids can come to connect. families and friends can gather preor postJeff Briggs, the director of the Winter Park Planning and Zoning Board, said the YMCA serves an important role in the Winter Park community. Big picture, the YMCA is a very valurecreational programs it provides, Briggs Limits of growth Park YMCA located on North Lakemont Avenue, surrounded by single-family controversy. Residents, he said, fear the YMCA beresidential area. To monitor the facilitys as far as their renovations go. Were just trying to address the needs This time, she said, they did so by increasing the size of the spinning classroom the community adding family bathrooms Because of space restrictions, Rivera said, certain compromises had to be made, including reducing the amount of indoor play area designated for childrens activities. Patricia Pamplona, a member of the Winter Park YMCA for just more than a year, ness and dcor of the Y post-renovation room to play in. I bring my kids here for the athletics, not to sit on a sofa, he said referring to the Winter Park Y for more than 10 years, said to have this Y, she said. I feel at home here.PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERAn expanded spinning classroom was part of the $2.9 million renovation at the Winter Park Y.Revamping the YThe Winter Park tness facility gets a makeoverSARAH WILSON Observer Staff Re-openingThe Ys grand re-opening is 4-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15. The event will feature live entertainment, a poolside cookout and demonstrations and previews of the Ys classes. Visit tinyurl.com/wpyrenovations

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 13 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Endorphins are neurotransmitters, a form of brain hormones, that help us feel great, give a feeling of pleasure and blunt pain sensations. Endorphins are In fact, the name endorphin comes from a combination of endogenous (internal) and morphine. In addition to reducing pain sensations, endorphins can give you the feeling of euphoria, making you feel on top of the system. When your body feels stress or pain, it releases endorphins to counter your pain perceptions. body sends out those endorphins. those people run around the streets of Winter Park at 6 a.m. on Saturday mornings? They are endorphin hunters, seeking the great dose of natural endorphins. So if you have been looking try the endorphin surge. If building a stronger body, strengthening your heart and bones, easing tensions and burning calories arent enough reasons, go for the endorphins. Endorphins are different for different levels of endorphins. endorphin-loading point. Certain foods can also boost your endorphins. That happy feeling after eating some good chocolate? Its the endorphins cruising through your body. tion) can feel like the perfect food in times of stress. (Did you need another reason for chocolate?) On the other hand, you can also up pers the hotter the better! cherished endorphins? Acupuncture and massage therapy are reported to stimulate endorphin secretion. Romance also can yield a potent endorphin release, and pregnancy can create an ongoing increase in endorphins. Meditation is another practice that can up your endorphins. Laughter medicines! Do you have a question or topic you want to suggest for the Health Action column? Email your idea to Nancy@healthaction.biz. Include your name, email address and phone number. Free Event for Seniors and Care Givers Stay Healthy, Active & Avoid a Fall Friday, September 23, 2011 10:00 AM 2:00 PM Asbury United Methodist Church 220 West Horatio Avenue Maitland, FL 32751 FREE SCREENINGS! Footwear Assessment Balance Testing Oxygen Testing Blood Glucose Testing Diet & Nutrition Medication Review Vision Screening Home Assessment EVENT and LUNCH are FREE RSVP by September 16th to Doug Davis dougdavis1357@gmail.com Or call 407 924 4576 SPACE IS LIMITED! Register Today Sponsored by: Maitland Fire Rescue and the Winter Park Health Foundation Flu Shots will be available and are FREE for Medicare Part B participants. Free Event for Seniors and Care Givers Stay Healthy, Active & Avoid a Fall Friday, September 23, 2011 10:00 AM 2:00 PM Asbury United Methodist Church 220 West Horatio Avenue Maitland, FL 32751 FREE SCREENINGS! Footwear Assessment Balance Testing Oxygen Testing Blood Glucose Testing Diet & Nutrition Medication Review Vision Screening Home Assessment EVENT and LUNCH are FREE RSVP by September 16th to Doug Davis dougdavis1357@gmail.com Or call 407 924 4576 SPACE IS LIMITED! Register Today Sponsored by: Maitland Fire Rescue and the Winter Park Health Foundation Flu Shots will be available and are FREE for Medicare Part B participants. Free Event for Seniors and Care Givers Stay Healthy, Active & Avoid a Fall Friday, September 23, 2011 10:00 AM 2:00 PM Asbury United Methodist Church 220 West Horatio Avenue Maitland, FL 32751 FREE SCREENINGS! Footwear Assessment Balance Testing Oxygen Testing Blood Glucose Testing Diet & Nutrition Medication Review Vision Screening Home Assessment EVENT and LUNCH are FREE RSVP by September 16th to Doug Davis dougdavis1357@gmail.com Or call 407 924 4576 SPACE IS LIMITED! Register Today Sponsored by: Maitland Fire Rescue and the Winter Park Health Foundation Flu Shots will be available and are FREE for Medicare Part B participants. Acupuncture, herbal therapy, cupping, moxibustion, electrical stimulation, Tongue/Pulse DiagnosisSpecialize in treating pain management and stress407-429-1066spectrumwellcare@gmail.com1298 Minnesota Ave. Suite A Winter Park 25% off your rst visit with this ad! Its not just about getting you back on your feet. Its about getting you back to your life. HCR Healthcare, LLC Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Got endorphins? Dr. Nancy RudnerLugo The Maitland resident is a nurse practitioner and President of Health Action, offering workplace health consulting and nurse coaching. Visit www.healthaction.bizWHO ISLUGO > The Observers Health Action nurse welcomes local restaurants suggestions for healthy dining options. If you own a restaurant in the Winter Park or Maitland area, send your healthy menu suggestions and their nutritional content to nancy@healthaction.biz. We will feature local healthy dining options in a later Health Action column.

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 14 Winter Park / Maitland Observer 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 4 Rivers Smokehouse Avante at Orlando B.A.S.E. Camp Children's Cancer Foundation Binson's Home Health Care Centers Bret Koenig State Farm Insurance Coffee Counseling, Coaching & Consulting Florida Blue Retail Center Gary Munson Heating & A/C Service Hemophilia Foundation of Greater Florida National University New York Laundry & Dry Cleaners Paris Bistro Sally Ward Interior Design Shafran Gastroenterology Center Sweet! The Park Press Towncare Dental Winter Park UCF Athletics Association, Inc. Unleashing Performance, Inc. Alpha Christian Academy Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Florida Brio Properties Ferrell Wealth Management Jill S. Schwartz & Associates, P.A. Lawrence Hornsby, P.A. Orlando Foot & Ankle Clinic, Inc. Sheraton Orlando North Bill & Robbi Walker Wolfe-Rizor Interiors AFLAC Michael Collard Properties, Inc. Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Rob Sharpstein Orange County Clerk of the Courts Workscapes, Inc. Nancy Bagby Pohl & Short, P.A. Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. Michael Abufaris, D.D.S. Sarah E. Arnold, P.A. Tibbitts Automotive Repair & Towing American Lock & Door Specialists Compass Investment Properties, Inc. Park East & Park Knowles Apartments Stanley Steemer Bank of America Park Avenue Area Association members Thursday, September 22 5:00 8:30 p.m. Along Park Avenue Enjoy an evening strolling along beautiful Park Avenue and sampling wines and appetizers from 20 of your favorite restaurants and shops during this upscale wine walk. Tickets: $25 in advance $30 at the door, if available Reserve your glass at www.winterpark.org or call (407) 644-8281

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 15 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Isnt it time you subscribed? With an annual subscription to The Observer, youll receive 52 issues of: City government updates High school sports recaps A local events calendar Colorful columnists Local election coverage The Winter Park-Maitland Observer Maitland and surrounding communities ursday, July 7, 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 subs idiaries of Bank of America Corporation. MLPF&S is a registered broker-dealer, member SI PC. 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.com If Winter Park were a person, what would he or she be like? That is what the team at En gauge, an independent adver tising agency, has been asking itself for the last year. In 2009, Winter Park began working with the Community Redevelopment Agency, busi ness owners and the commu nity to create a brand identity for downtown Winter Park. The project began to combat slow business due to the problem atic economy. The city paid En gauge $90,000 to create a mar keting plan for the Park Avenue area, with a logo, color scheme, tagline and video. In focus groups, Engauge asked people what words came to mind when they thought of Winter Park. Its unique, its community and its Park Av enue, said Barb Scherer, En gauges executive director, in her presentation to the CRA board meeting on June 27. Brands are built from the inside-out, which means that everybody that is working and living here has a vested interest in attracting other people to this area to shop, dine, attend events, or otherwise. When deciding on how to market downtown Winter Park, the agency had to consider many details about the area, including its purpose, values, positioning and personality. Scherer said, This is where we ask any of the participants in our groups, If the Winter Park brand walked into the room, how would you describe that person and its per sonality? The groups decided that Winter Park is a historic place that brings people together. As a person, she would be stylish, in tellectual, charming, hospitable and sociable. Every day in Winter Park is exceptional, Scherer said. the chosen tagline to represent With a quick announcement SunRail is coming to Central Florida. Now local business leaders and politicians are try ing to decide what to do when it pulls into the station. Gov. Rick Scotts decision came after a six-month freeze on the plan while he and a team of lawyers picked over it looking for holes that could sink it before it began construction. But his lawyers concluded that if he had attempted to stop the system, the ensuing lawsuit may be un-winnable, prompting an announcement Friday that he would allow the train to move forward. U.S. Rep. John Mica (R-Win ter Park), who had spearheaded the rail plan from Washington, D.C., said that he thought Scott was reluctant to move forward because it wasnt his own plan, having passed through the hands of former Govs. Jeb Bush and Charlie Crist. Most of the terms were ne gotiated two governors ago, Mica said. He would do it differently than they did. He was handed this by two differ The new label will be StunRail, as the the layers of this onion peel back to reveal the lemon.Page 12 Fun on the FourthWinter Park hosted its Olde Fashioned 4th of July Celebra tion on Monday.Page 5 Church on RegisterThe Church of the Good Shep herd in Maitland makes the his tory books.Page 10 Page 9 A voice in the storm d Branding downtownGov. Scott reluctantly OKs commuter rail in Central Florida Cashing in on SunRail boomEngauge reveals Every day exceptional tagline and new logo for Park AvenuePHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERTriRail in South Florida began as a model for SunRail, but Congressman John Mica said tha t may be ipping. ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff PHOTO BY AMY SIMPSON THE OBSERVERCity Hall displayed cutouts chosen from focus group meetings that represent what Winter Park is all about on June 27. AMY SIMPSON Observer Staff Please see BRAND Page 4 Please see RAIL Page 2 JENNY ANDREASSON Observer Staff Please see SIGNS Page 4Maitland City Council will con sider an ordinance on Monday, July 11 that would make it easier for businesses to use temporary sign banners to promote open ings or special events. Councilman Phil Bonus said at the June 27 meeting that now is a more important time than ever to get businesses to open in the city and stay there. He said no one knew that RanGetsu had its grand opening last month because the Village at Lake Lily restaurant wasnt allowed any special signage. He also cited a recently shuttered eatery across from City Hall that could have used some help. We just saw the closing of NYPD (Pizza), Bonus said. We have to spur business in the downtown corridor.Electronic boardsThe ordinance also seeks to cre city information signs. Maitland would like to purchase electron ic bulletin boards to place in the downtown corridor as well as the west side to advertise city and cultural partner events and amber alerts. Anybody on the computer can design what goes on that (electronic communication) board, so the board is up to date with new information, Mait land Leisure Services Director Chuck Jordan said. Or sign up at wpmobserver.comName Street address City State Zip E-mail All for $30 $15!Start my subscription now and bill me later Mail your form to: Observer Newspapers 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835 ursday, July 21, 2011 50+ tax Grafton 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. 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An alcohol ordinance, which seeks to push drinking hours back to 2 a.m. every day except west end of West New England Avenue, was pulled from the July 25 Winter Park City Com mission agenda. That came after a public out cry at a Planning and Zoning Board meeting on July 12 that led the Board to shoot down the ordinance. sion meeting if a revised drink ing hours ordinance appears on the agenda, Mayor Ken Bradley said. He hopes that the city will eventually have more uniform rules governing restaurants. The conditional use we have established is not sensi ble, he said. We need to look A MY S IMPSON O bserver S taff Lt. John Schardine scrutinized the monitor as it played a video of a black truck cruising through an intersection, past a light that had been red for more than 10 seconds. The driver would have gotten away with it, too, if it werent for the red-light camera on watch. Schardine, of the Maitland Police Departments special op erations division, said he did not know how dangerous the inter section of Maitland Avenue and Marion Way was until it became monitored. My thoughts were, Theres no way were gonna be able to justify a red-light camera here, because what could possibly happen at this intersection? Well, lo and behold, we get an average of 200 violations a month, he said. The cameras are on duty or in the approval process in many Central Florida municipalities. Theyve been in Orlando since 2008 and Winter Springs since 2009. Winter Park and Maitland joined the program this year. Schardine said that the num PHOTO BY THE OBSERVER I SAAC B ABCOCK O bserver S taff Thursday, July 21 2011 Page 12 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Lifestyles Judy Sarullo is on the move, again. But the energetic founder of Pet Rescue By Judy is used to this by now. Shes learned to make do each of the seven times shes had to change locations as her pet rescue shelter, clinic and adoption center has grown, or forced out of a neighborhood. Now, standing inside a leak ing building during Floridas rainy season, shes getting ready for her eighth. But she has big plans for her tiny move just two miles north of her current shelter on Iro quois Avenue in Sanford. Shell be right across from Sanfords Paw Park Place dog park. She already has the new centers two buildings for free, courtesy of an anonymous donor. But theres a big catch: She needs $300,000 to renovate the buildings before she can move in. Were going to have to do lots of fundraising and need lots of ideas, Sarullo said. On a missionThats another thing shes used to. The growing organization has subsisted on donations for years to keep animals from go ing to kill shelters, which eu thanize pets who take too long to be adopted. Thats what Sarullo said shes hoping to stop, on an even larger scale, if she can move into the pair of buildings totaling 9,000 square feet just east of U.S. High way 17/92. Its going to be a marvel ous thing for the community, she said. Its going to help stop the euthanizing of thousands and thousands of animals in our area. To do that, she said she wants to attack it in two ways at once. Though her shelter will offer a spay and neuter clinic, she said shell also be educating pet own ers about sterilizing their animals to cut down on pet overpopula tion. That includes dispelling some old wives tales about how the procedure can affect pets. The more we can educate people of the importance of spaying and neutering animals, the better, Sarullo said. They dont get fat and lazy, they dont stop being good watchdogs, or any of those things people say. But before they get spayed or neutered, their hormones are bursting at the seams. There are months old, having babies them selves, then theyre nursing six puppies or kittens or more, and ther. That compounding prob lem only gets worse, she said. Its exacerbated by some other pet adoption agencies or clinics pocketing the cost for spaying and neutering animals, but then not doing it. Rescue groups should not allow any animals to go out in Some places dont do it, so they can keep the money theyre charging people, then they ex and they dont do it. Susan McCormick gets to see day, helping foster animals for Pet Rescue by Judy in her home. Every morning, shes awake to feed a litter of puppies that were left to fend for themselves. Otherwise, the problem would multiply out of control. Shes hoping that with a big ger facility and the clinic, theyll be able to combat the problem better than ever. If people understood she really needs money, and it would really help the community, Mc Cormick said. You think about all the waste of these animals. They get spayed and neutered and that solves it. Big changesOnce Sarullo moves into her new rescue shelter, shell be able to expand that spaying and neuter ing operation, but until then, she needs to raise $300,000 for reno vations to the current buildings. But the location next to a dog park and pet store couldnt be better, she said. Sanford May or Jeff Triplett agreed. Its just a dog friendly place, Triplett said. Having her right next to it is a perfect Sarullo said she hopes to by December 2012, but that will depend entirely on fund raising. The plans are already in place, with detailed architectural drawings created by friend An thony Leporte, with the interior arranged by Sarullos longtime veterinarian, Dr. Anne Scholl. That includes the clinic in side the front building, plus a 5,000-square-foot pet shelter in the back of the complex. With that level of capacity, she hopes shell be able to help even more animals. Itll be in the thousands, she said. But even with such a lofty fundraising goal and big expec tations, she said shes ready for the challenge. Ive got to admit its a huge undertaking, Sarullo said. Well be successful. Its just go ing to take a lot of work. Thats the important thing to save the lives of these animals. Learn more Learn moreThe roads will ll with the roar of motorcycles from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 28 when the Seminole Harley Owners Group partners with Pet Rescue by Judy for the Hogs Saving Dogs charity ride to raise money for the clinic and shelter. Theyll ride from the Winter Springs VFW to Mugshots Sports Bar in Altamonte Springs. Visit petrescuebyjudy.com for more details. PHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERPet Rescue by Judys Judy Sarullo shows plans for a new shelter, which will also have an adoption center and clinic. ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff Mark C. Few Jr., 94, of Winter Park ran out of clicks on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. Born in Albany, Ga., On Oct. 8, 1916, he was a retired U.S. postal supervisor and veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Montine Sadler Few, and his only daughter, Gail Few Oates. He is survived by three grandchildren, Stephanie Robbins, Jessica Henning and Ryan Oates; son-in-law David Oates; niece Gay Wiggins; and great-niece Teressa King. Arrangements are by BaldwinFairchild Funeral Home Goldenrod Chapel, 7520 Aloma Ave., Winter Park, FL, 32792. LeMar Ellsworth Martin, 95, died on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at his home in Chuluota. He was born on June 13, 1916, in Wakarusa, Ind., to Henry W. Martin and Elsie Culp Martin. He is survived by son Robert Martin of Miramar Beach; daughter Sydney Martin of Holiday; granddaughters Angela Marshall of Denver, and Tracy Tanner of Edwardsburg, Mich.; great-grandchildren Christopher Martin and Kelly Marshall of Denver and Stephanie Martin of Edwardsburg. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Ellis Martin, Raymond E. Martin, Harold Romaine Martin; and sisters Nellie Martin Brown, Ella Myrtle Martin Metzler, Emogene Martin Enck and Marie Fern Martin Lehman. Following graduation from high school, Martin was employed as a salesman in Elkhart, Ind., and then moved to Tucson, Ariz., where he served on the Tucson police force. After his return to Indiana, he owned Martin Furniture Company and County Line Marina in Osceola. He built several homes in Elkhart and served as chairman of the Building Fund for Osceola Methodist Church. He enjoyed boating, piloting small airplanes and traveling in his motor home. Upon retirement, he moved to Chuluota, where he was active in Geneva United Methodist Church and won several awards for his ceramics work. Memorial contributions may be sent in memory of LaMar Ellsworth Martin to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 980 Geneva, FL, 32732 or Hospice of the Comforter, 480 W. Central Parkway, Altamonte Springs, FL, 32714 or the church or charity of your choice.Obituaries 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 Few Martin

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 16 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Something grander than sport transcended Central Florida on Saturday night, as more ment frequently missing from American life. On the eve of an infamous anniversary borne of the evils of human anger, they years after Sept. 11. That night, Knights fans gathered to moments before his death. as a teen, his favorite red bandanna matchhelmet. But then big city dreams took him to ics degree, then to Wall Street, on the 104th Trade Center. bore his namesake, he railed against it. Not long before Sept. 11, 2001, he told to spend his life chasing after money. He FDNY. dreams of that seemingly typical young cal in our increasingly competitive society. instead lost his life saving theirs. stairs of the World Trade Center to rescue remember him. Saturday night at the UCF vs. Boston College game, tens of thousands of fans the opposing school, as a reminder not just Thats the classiest thing Ive seen in sports, Boston College Athletic Director Gene DeFilippo told the Orlando Sentinel inscribed bandanna. That symbolic moment could have been nitude of it all. In that instant in the third quarter, the entire stadium thanked a hero In that moment, sport, that relentless tition, bigger than himself. Opinion/Editorial Sport and sacri ceForging veterans courts Letters to the EditorHate crimes shift targetFor Florida and our nation, the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 serves Florida Commission on Human stand proudly as a nation of immigrants, a so-called melting pot that embraces people of all types and blends them into something uniquely American. On the other have endured staggering divisions along lines of race, ethnicity, culture, nationality and more. the aftershocks of Sept. 11 brought us closer together? Or have they driven us even further apart? human relations than hate crimes, are particularly reprehensible because their victims are targeted For the past 20 years, the Florissued an annual report detailing hate crimes reported to the state most recent assessment, for 2009, step back from that positive oneyear snapshot and instead look at a pattern not of declining antagonisms but of changing targets. Not surprisingly, the period imcrime incidents in Florida, particularly those based on religion or national origin. Since that terrible day 10 years ago, the percentage of reported hate crimes based on based on ethnicity or national orithirds. Over the same time period, the share of hate crimes based on a victims race or color has fallen 24 percent. these numbers seem to suggest more tolerant in the area of race Please see LETTERS on next page After more than a decade of U.S. military inveterans in their homes and communities. The service member and his or her family and friends A recent study detailed some of the most important problems faced by returning Iraq and Afghanistan veterans: 14 percent of respondents indicated post traumatic stress disorder, and 12 percent of respondents indicated mental health as being important problems. Untreated issues such as PTSD and other mental health issues have been attributed to disruptive and destructive behavior by veterans, leading to the unfortunate statistic that nine out of every 100 individuals in U.S. jails are current or former members of our military. More than a year ago, I received proposed locations such as the Buffalo, N.Y., system. The ing a post-trial sentencing decision. assistance they are entitled to from the Department of Veterans Affairs. This special docket battery or domestic violence). As such a program impact according to the states Criminal Justice Impact Conference, as the the dockets are simply separate from other cases, courts already in Florida. The name of this act is the T. Patt Maney Veterans Treatment Intervention Act after Judge unanimously in the Senate but unfortunately died in the House at the end of session. I am proud and honored to sponsor this legisMike Bennett serving as the Senate sponsor. It House and Senate Bill 140 in the Senate. It is receive the assistance they are entitled to because they do so much for our country and our freedoms. or any other state agency or issue, please do not hesitate to contact me at 407-884-2023. Thank you our country it is truly an honor to serve you. Nelson is the Florida House District 38 representative. Email guest column submissions to editor@observernewspapers.comREP. BRYAN NELSON Guest Writer After a pair of UCF students watched a documentary about Welles Crowthers selfless actions racing up and down the stairs of the World Trade Center to rescue victims in the hour after the South Tower was hit, they wanted to do something to remember him. the period immediately following the Sept. 11 attacks saw a dramatic spike in hate crime incidents in Florida, particularly those based on religion or national origin

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 17 Winter Park / Maitland Observer relations but has become less accepting of those the states anti-discrimination agency, the Florida Floridians build a brighter future together. Unforover the past 10 years has not necessarily brought ists; sometimes, it has merely changed the target. families left behind and our collective responsibility Donna Elam Chair, Florida Commission on Human RelationsMaintain tree budget ing to get your dead tree removed, you better be patient. Lets hope there is not a storm to cause your tree or branches to break and land on anything but open grass. Some of the Winter Park commissioners again have reduced the forestry budget by $100,000, employees. The commissioners believe taking $100,000 out of the Tree Preservation Fund to hire a requests for tree removals. Once you reduce a budto ever get that money back into forestry. The mayor led the discussion concerning trees and the forestry budget by repeatedly saying: to reduce their budget more, maybe they are not itemization of every dollar in the forestry budget. Perhaps the mayor should have read this page after the long discussion and confusion about the forestry budget and commitment to residents in the budget Nancy Shutts Winter Park LouisRoney ChrisJepson A 9-11 accounting Things better left said LETTERS | CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGEEditorial Cartoon memorations? An accounting. We remembered (and honored) those Why? What is it about America that compels Muslims to kill themselves (and us) in suicide missions? That simple fact any cause is repugnant. But that does not seem to be the case. That is a ridiculous connection. The innocents slaughtered, but that does not kill us (and themselves in the process). Americans, as a people, are an ignorant lot. We frequently elect presidents (and nativists. Many do not study history beyond the simplistic platitudes concerning of today as having no antecedents; that today arrived in a vacuum disconnected from any cause and effect. Why didnt the Sept. 11 hijackers target Brazilians, the Chinese or South Africans? be? many troops does China have stationed in of no troops is the uncomfortable realoil? China pays the same for petroleum of our dead military personnel and a $3 trillion bill of indebtedness. offensive about America (the West). He American troops out of Islamic countries, period. He disapproved of our liberal, secular culture. He aspired to construct a modern-day caliphate governed by Sharia of Israel. Our nation has mucked around in the Middle East for decades, supporting oppressive regimes, clandestinely involving itself in the internal affairs of Islamic intrigue under the guise of promoting democracy and capitalism. That might sell Islamic nationalist, America is an oppressive, imperialist nation, no different from the 19th century Russians and English Game in The Middle East. because America represents modernity and successfully striking America, unfortunately for us, garners the biggest bang for the buck. it is not Americas moral responsibility to ensure their emancipation. Bring our troops home. No more American forces (or meddling) in the Middle East. accounting. Je ne sais pourquoi, but I have not recently visited the popular Winter Park French restaurant Chez Vincent. The fact is that I love French cuisine and for years sang as leading tenor in many French opera Marseille, Nancy, Lille, Toulouse, etc. shall surely gather a small throng and Avenue to enjoy a French treat at Chez Vincent!Bad-weather friends been ill-treated and had reason to be in need of encouragement. be a happy one if he stuck to his guns me that he had never received a letter that had meant so much to him as mine, short, changed his life. I introduced him cerned. I hear little or nothing from him. My usefulness to him has come to an end. Oscar Wilde said it best: No good turn goes unpunished.Invest = spend ally means spend. Would that he had spending sprees.Flag mentality display in their homes and/or classrooms are more likely to develop into responsible voters.Overcon denceOur high school football coach used us players the night before games. The dence can defeat you in almost any hardfought competition in your life.Up and doing a Third World nation such as George over. There is damn little sign of up and doing. War and police President Obama strangely sees it as a police action.Putt-puttThe biggest earthquake on the East coast in 100 years, and the president of putting around on the golf course in Marthas Vineyard! Forget me not ber? 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 ServiceSeptember 12, 2011 Have an opinion?Send your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Jenny Andreasson at editor@observernewspapers.com

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ursday, Sept. 15, 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 InsuredAre Not Bank GuaranteedMay 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 12 Y unveils renovationsFlorida has become less accepting of those whose faith or origin set them apart.Page 14 d Standing outWinter Park High student with Down syndrome is recognized for his artistic, althletic talents.Page 9 CalendarLouis Armstrong comes back to life in the world premiere of Satchmo at the Waldorf.Page 8 The Global Peace Film Festival is bringing anage awareness and education, open dialogue and change. The festival, running Tuesday, Sept. 20, range of subjects from the environment and ue of food that all boil down to celebrating and learning from the struggles and triumphs of people. Theyll be screening at Rollins College, the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center in Maitland, First Congregational Church of Winter Park, the Orlando Science Center and other Orlando venues. Our mission is to use the power of the motion picture to help create peace on Earth, to engage people to do something in their own lives, to do something positive, Nina Streich, the Festivals executive director, said. sion and vision peace is what sets the festion the community. Filmmakers agree. Theres power in that; things can happen, tured in the fest. The story is the star. And things do happen, Streich said. Viewers have left Caminers peace pitch before Friendship Journey takes place. Students at Rollins College and Timber Creek High School in East Orlando have started projcome star volunteers in local organizations. Streich said thats what the festival is all about. At other festivals, going is the end of your experience, at the Global Peace Film Festival its the beginning of your experience; its the start of something, Streich said. propose a problem and then end with a call to action of sorts. They give viewers a way to help contribute to the solution. PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERThe Rollins College Concert Choir and Orchestra with members of the Bach Festival Choir, above, presented Mozarts Requiem on Sunday, Sept. 11. Please see GLOBAL Page 2Peace, love and lmUnforgettableWinter Park hosts Global Peace Film Festival on Sept. 20-25BRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff Fair and pet paradeVisit www.peace lmfest.org for more information about the festival, to buy tickets and to see a full lm schedule. There is a street fair and Pet Parade for Peace from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18 on Morse Boulevard between Park Avenue and Knowles Avenue. Bring your furry companions to participate in a half-mile procession. Winter Parks employee pay is increasing, but property taxes wont, if a proposed budget makes it through mission meeting. 3-2, with Commissioners Carolyn Cooper and Tom McMacken dissenting, at the Sept. 12 meeting. The 2012 budget includes a 2.5 percent pay raise for more than 500 employees, which ends a three-year pay freeze for the city. And once again the Commission voted to hold operating millage steady, despite falling home values in the area. The operating millage rate as it stands will tax property owners $4.09 for every $1,000 in taxable value. Thats below the rolled-back millage rate of $4.2065 per $1,000, which is where the city would have to set the rate to collect the same revenue as last year. But with debt service millage added in, the effective rate decreases compared to last year. Last years effective millage was 4.4336. This year Please see COMMISSION Page 7Yes to raises, no to tax hikeISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff SCAN HEREUse your smartphones QR code reader app to view more photos or visit wpmobserver.com/photos/galleries

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 2 Winter Park / Maitland Observer 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 University of Central Florida student Aleksey Simans food and to challenge the restaurant industry to donate rather than waste leftover food. Lisa Tillmann, a Rollins College professor and the her students, hopes her viewers will consider how they relate to their bodies and food and make changes toward a healthier relationship between the two. ter the screening, for sure in the case with all the lowhat peace actually is, how everyone has the potential choose peace as a theme. All that adds to inspiring change, Streich said. My favorite part is seeing somebody inspired by something, seeing somebody changing, she said. Its that moment of change that I think is so exciting.An educationBefore asking for change, though, viewers are educatstudies professor at Rollins College, said that even and believes others will too. ing my consciousness raised about social issues, Tillmann said. Their world is going to get rocked, their foundation is shaken. And sometimes feeling enlightened is the best way uplifting, sometimes angering, almost always make viewers feel like there really is hope for peace, said Joe Siry, an environmental studies professor at Rollins College. I think it reinforces some positive things about being human, he said. Thats the human way of doing things when man said. FILM STILL COURTESY OF LISA TILLMANNOff the Menu was produced by a Rollins College professor and students.GLOBAL | UCF and Rollins students showcase their peace films CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Maitland City Council voted unanimously Monday to keep the property tax rate at $4.38 per nal vote is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 26. The city will operate with $3.88 mills and use $0.50 mills to pay bond debt tied to its new city hall reading of the almost $22 million budget without any discussion. Councilwoman Linda Frosch assured residents that they had been working on the document since June and it was thoroughly vetted. Its been a long budget season, Frosch said. The city gets 34 percent of its budget dollars from property taxes. This year, the city actually saw a slight increase less than 1 percent in total taxable value, Management Services Director Sharon Anselmo said.Cuts all aroundDespite leveling off property values, city departments shaved 6 percent off their budgets to offset increased costs. Maitlands cultural partners took a $43,000 hit. The Maitland Public Library, the Performing Arts of Maitland and Art & History Museums had already seen their budgets cut by 15 percent in the past three years. The city had originally asked them before it found out various utility fees were set to increase. Mayor Howard Schieferdecker and Councilwoman Bev Reponen fought for a lesser cut 1.55 percent for the partners. On Aug. 22, Reponen likened a 5 percent cut to chopping them off at the ankles. Schieferdecker said the partners should be treated differently from city departments. Our cultural partners bring in a lot of money to our cities, and thats not seen here, he said about the proposed budget. We need to take that into account. Councilman Ivan Valdes proposed a compromise at 3 percent. But Councilman Phil Bonus, JENNY ANDREASSON Observer StaffMaitland votes to maintain tax rate and stormwater fee Please see TAX Page 7

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 4 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Sportys nomineesThe following local athletes and coaches are nominated for an award at PNC Bank SPORTYS at Full Sail University on Saturday, Sept. 24: High school athlete of the year: Christian to the state championship in 2011 and contributed to the team setting a state record of 83 home runs in 2011. In this years Major League Baseball draft, he was selected 51st overall by the New York Yankees. and Naismith National Player-of-the-year in prep hoops in 2011 after leading Winter Park nished his senior season averaging 28.8 ppg, 6.1 rpg and 2.2 apg. Coach of the year: cer. Buckley rst came to Rollins as a player in 1988 and in the past 23 years has built the Tars mens soccer program into a national powerhouse. In 2010, he led Rollins to the Sunshine Championship match for the rst time in school history. into the 2011 Class of the Central Florida Sports the Orlando Magic in 1999. Current coach of the Boston Celtics, Rivers continues to make his home in Central Florida and supports local charities through his annual celebrity golf tournament. Visit http://www.central oridasports.org/ sportys/ Youth basketballMaitland youth basketball preseason practice starts in early November with games beginning welcome. Coaches are needed. Limited scholarships are available. Call 407-539-2830.New nonpro t agency that helps seniors maintain their independence. Their mission is to help seniors stay safe, feel secure and be happy in their own care and assisted living services at affordable 407-378-4190.Housing grants that multiple federal grants for housing counseling programs across Floridas Seventh Conopment. The Center for Independent Living in Central Florida, Central Florida Community $75,000.Playful Winter ParkOne hundred fty-one cities and towns, includand Winter Park, earned recognition from nachildrens play opportunities. Winter Park has a goal of offering a play space within walking distance of every resident. The city will also establish a best practices manual for the maintenance of all play spaces. Visit www.kaboom. org/playfulcityusaPhoto contest Photo contest. Send in an Orange and White photo taken by you to enter. The winning photo Friday, Sept. 23. Send entries to Gretchen Miller Basso at gretchen@artandhistory.orgPolice accreditation had to meet all criteria established through tation program.Polasek grant table Foundation awarded a grant of up to ture Gardens to hire its rst full-time director of development. The two-year grant covers 100 percent of the directors salary for the rst year and 50 percent for the second. To receive the second years award, the trustees must raise the equivalent of $30,000. Send bulletin submissions to editor@observernewspapers.comCommunity 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 2011www.wpmobserver.com | Phone: 407-563-7000 | Fax: 407-563-7099 | editor@observernewspapers.comP.O. Box 2426 Winter Park, FL 32790 Published Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 CONTACTSVolume 23, Issue Number 37 Kyle Taylor 407-563-7009 kyle@observernewspapers.com Jenny Andreasson 407-563-7026 editor@observernewspapers.com Jonathan Gallagher 407-563-7054 jgallagher@observernewspapers.com Jenny Andreasson 407-563-7026 editor@observernewspapers.com Isaac Babcock 407-563-7023 isaacb@observernewspapers.com Ashley McBride classi eds@observernewspapers.com Isaac Babcock isaacb@observernewspapers.com Padrick Brewer COLUMNISTS Chris Jepson Louis Roney LRoney@c .rr.com Josh Garrick joshgarrick9@gmail.com Tracy Craft 407-515-2605 tcraft@observernewspapers.com Amanda Rayno 407-563-7073 arayno@golfweek.com Meisha Perrin obit@observernewspapers.com Winter Park has a new neighborhood butcher shop. The Meat House, a gourmet butcher shop and grocer, is will be an active member of the Winter Park community under the leaderThe shop will carry gourmet grocery items from local vendors. Cuhaci & Peterson Architects LLC, based in Orlandos Baldwin Park, was 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. Kristopher Kest sociation. Tolaris Homes reports its remodeling division has started construction of major projects at Lake Forest in north Seminole County and at Baldwin Park and College Park in Orlando. tate is proud to announce that Kevin McClanahan, sales associate at the companys Winter Park of ce, has made an outstanding showing, ranking No. 74 among the nations top individual agents in closed sides by the 1,000. Mercantile Capital Corporation in nance projects valued at more than $21.6 million. Insperity Inc. appointed Jeffrey Sturges to district manager for its Orlando sales of ce. The international law rm of Greenberg Traurig P.A. announced that 13 attorneys in their Orlando of ce Magical visit made a magical visit to pediatChildren. Cinderella, along with a fun activities and playing with the children in the hospital. Pictured, Cinderella visited with 4-year-old Vega.

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 5 Winter Park / Maitland Observer The Knights are riding high after a historic 30-3 bamboozling of Boston College on the football against a team theyve never played before Florida International University. Coming off a 62-0 trouncing of Charleston Knights impressed even more while holding BosHead Coach George OLeary praised his defense for yet another stellar game. is starting to show now, he said. The defense is able to close it up. Now that Knights defense has garnered some national notice, posting the best points per game allowed and second-best yards per game allowed in Division I football. Theyve only allowed three points so far this season, and 130 yards per game. We dont want anybody in our end zone, linebacker Josh Linam said. But despite being top ranked in the nation in defense and already having scored 92 points two games into the season, the Knights still have yet to crack the NCAA Top 25 rankings. OLeary said he doesnt care. I never talk about the rankings, he said. I dont get involved. OLeary said that after playing a national-level team and winning handily, he expects the Knights to get more attention. His quarterback, Jeff Godkey drives that helped blow open the game, was even more outspoken. I think we can compete with anybody, Godfrey said after the game. Linam agreed. Every game we show we can compete, he said. The Knights let the Eagles onto the scoreboard half quarters, beating them in nearly every category. The Knights collected 422 yards of total offense while allowing only 141. On the ground and in the air, the Knights consistently moved the ball, picking up 5.2 yards per carry on the ground and 7.5 yards per pass attempt. Godfreys accurate arm. He connected on 20 of 25 attempts in the game, averaging 9.4 yards per completion. the team that plays in his former high school stadium, Godfrey said hes looking forward to the homecoming. Godfrey said. 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Give us one hour to see if we can give you your lifetime. second, but they couldnt stop an Edgewater comeback that would 9. Winter Park (1-1) entered Edgewaters (1-1) football stadium the heavy favorite to win their second straight game to start the season, but instead found themselves on the losing end of a reversal of fortune. A stalled offense and confused defense led to a scoreless second half for the Wildcats while the Eagles managed to score on three sides of the ball. Both of the Wildcats scores came tii Woulard touchdown propelled them to a 9-0 lead. Meanwhile the Wildcats defense held the Eagles to But in a bizarre twist the Eagles, who only managed 141 total yards in the entire game, found the end zone three times in the ensuing three quarters to catch the Wildcats and then run away with the win. Defense and special teams would make the biggest plays of the game for the Eagles. Deion Green started the comeback with a 58-yard interception return. Then Rashid Bradley picked up a dropped punt return just a few steps in front of the end zone. Only in the fourth quarter did the Eagles manage to pick up a touchdown on offense. Through the air, Eagles quarterback J.B. Woodman connected with as many Wildcat defenders as he did with his own receivers, but the Eagles John Altman pounded Winter Parks defense on the ground, picking up 128 yards on his own. game, with the rest of the team combining to carry the ball only eight more times. A three-yard run would be Altmans only trip into the end zone. With one of their two biggest rivals leaving them with a loss, the Wildcats will look to regroup this week against Boone. Theyll return home for that game, kicking off at At the start of the season, standout receiver Dvario Montgomery Itll be a big game for us, he said.Wildcats shocked by Edgewater EaglesWinter Park kicks off against Boone Friday after failing to stave off big rivals comebackISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERRunning back Brynn Harvey helped lead UCF to a 30-3 victory against Boston College on Saturday, Sept. 10.UCF heads to FIUISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 6 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Sept. 12 City Commission meeting highlightsThere was a City Commission p.m. in City Hall Commission Chambers. Below are a few highMayors reportThe Fire-Rescue Department Accreditation and Playful City USA Designation were presented.Non-action items 2011 was accepted as presented.Consent agendaThe minutes of Aug. 22 City Commission meeting were approved. The various contracts and agreements were approved (for a complete list of purchases and agreements, please access the Commission Agenda Packet at www.cityofwinterpark.org > Government > City Commission > Agenda Packets). The request for a waiver for temporary lighting at the old Department of Motor Vehicles property that will be used as interim parking for 2-3 years was pulled off the agenda and may be heard at a future date.Action items requiring discussionThe Commission approved the year extension of the Conditional Use approval for the residences at Morse Boulevard and Knowles Avenue.Public hearings nance adopting the millage rate was approved. nance adopting the Fiscal Year 2012 annual budget was approved with an amendment. Below is the decision made regarding the following request of nance amending Article I, Comprehensive Plan to update the Capital Improvement Element to tal Improvement Plan inclusion within the data, inventory and analysis component of the Comprehensive Plan was approved. dinance 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 amendment procedures was approved. nance vacating and abandoning a portion of the city utility easement located at 1680 Magnolia Ave. was approved. Below are the decisions made regarding the requests of the City The second reading of the ordinance amending Article III, Zonchanges requiring conditional use approvals on buildings over 10,000 square feet, the standards ditional use approvals and the standards for building approvals in the Hannibal Square neighborhood commercial district was approved. The second reading of the ordinance amending Article III, Zoning so as to revise the approval procedures for the approval of building projects on such waterfront lots was approved. The second reading of the ordinance authorizing the refunding of the water and sewer Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2002 was approved. The resolution authorizing the issuance of not to exceed $17,500,000 in water and sewer Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2011 was approved. nance regarding the annexation of 54 acres for the Ravaudage project was tabled until the October 10 meeting. A full copy of the Sept. 12 City Commission minutes will be available on cityofwinterpark.org the week of Sept. 26, pending approval by the City Commission.CoffeeTalk with SprinkelIf you have a latte beans to grind or simply want to espresso your thoughts, dont forget about Commissioner Sprinkels CoffeeTalk session on Thursday, Sept. 15, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Winter Park Welcome Center located at 151 W. Lyman Ave. Twitter. On the morning of Saturday, Sept. 10, cities everywhere across America began implementing their plans to remember and recognize 2,973 people whose lives were prematurely cut short by the now notorious attacks against America by the extremist organization al-Qaida. How could it have happened? Why did it happen? These questions and countless others will be debated for decades to come, but that is not our focus here. The focus here is on the recovery that has gone from baby steps to that of a full-scale triathlon where the winners, not yet clearly known, will have restored the things lost on that day. Helping success was to assimilate the recovery team part I of the triathlon. Part II would involve selecting the coach, and the third and the game plan. As the team members that of the recovery, i.e. the team, assembled, it would also become quite clear that the human spirit would serve quite nicely as Part II, the coach. As the months and years ticked by, it took quite a bit longer to identify the game plan. And what was that? It was that Americans would not allow this affront on their well-being to break them and that they would unite to see to it that they would never again be so blind-sided. While we could write pages and pages about the details and all of the subsequent minutia bringing us to this 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, nothing is quite as moving as that of the human spirit, i.e. the coach, and the successes that the coach has inspired. The coach compelled Americans to feel impelled to right the wrong and call to mind the value of what is now get. In recognition of all of this, a coalition of community residents led by the leadership of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Maitland began an initiative they called Honor the Badge in 2008, and honor they have indeed done, continuing to do so even this past weekend. A grand ceremony of paying tribute to the fallen began in October of that year with a 90-minute program of song, tribwiched between slices of patriotism. A palatable offering felt and expressed that day four years ago. taken aback by the sobriety of the event and the spirit of brotherly responders. Maitland emergency workers are ever indebted to Asalike. With the gravity of the matter police chaplains, a group of dedicated clergy that provide comfort and help to department members. For those unable to be present at Orangewood Presbyterian Church in Maitland on Saturday, heres a brief summary of what those attendees saw and participated in. At a few minutes past 10 a.m., Senior Pastor Jeff Jakes of Orangewood Presbyterian opened the program with some welcoming remarks and went on to introduce a program of song, prayer and formal recognition of not just just the fallen of Sept. 11, but also recognition of all such ones across this nation who put themselves in harms way each day. Jakes introduced Police Chief Doug Ball, who offered some impact through the eyes of law enforcement. Ball mentioned a very somber accounting of his connection to that day when he mentioned that one of the law enthat day was a peer as well as a comrade from the FBI Academy and because of that, also a friend. Somewhat choked by emotion, Ball went on to say that although a tragic loss, all in law enforcement know the risks and do it dutifully with honor and passion, and they would have it no other way. hard had similar, although differservice across America lost that cally the number lost over slightly more than a three-year period. In closing his impassioned accounting of the day, Chief Neuhard thanked the community leaders ment making it what it is today. Speaking on behalf of the Mayor Linda Frosch went on to describe the familial and brotherly feelings of the community; which feelings makes this all come together. Concluding the program was an admonition of Brian Pikalow of Asbury United Methodist. He asked that we all remain united and never forget. Pikalow also displayed this years memento of the event when he presented the booklet, NEVER FORGET Hope by several renowned authors. What can we take away with us that will remain an ever-present part of ourselves? Remember the words of Peanuts creator Charles Schulz who said, The people who make a difference in your life are not the ones with the most credentials, the most money, or the most awards. They are the ones that care. Central Florida cares. They honored the badge 2011 Maitland City TalkBY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKERMAYOR Winter Park City TalkBY RANDY KNIGHTCITY MANAGER Bahia Shrine Center. Dennis AllenOwner/ Administrator

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Guaranteed.The CenturyLink Price-Lock Guarantee it will be 4.4166. As such, the city will have to do more with less overall revenue on the balance sheets for 2012. Cuts and raisesThose raises in pay were on the verge of being cut back to 2 percent if a proposed amendment passed, but it failed 3-2. Commissioner Carolyn Cooper suggested that the Commission look into cutting money from the duce a pension bubble near 2020, implying that the current Commission wasnt doing enough to reduce it. Last year the City Commission recognized the importance of controlling pensions, Cooper said. Last year the Commission set aside $1 million in order to aggressively pursue smoothing of our anticipated pension bubble. Im proud to say I was the person who encouraged that last year, and had the support of the then-sitting Commission to try to do something about the pensions. When you look at growth rates of 300 or so percent, its time to do something. Her motion did not receive any support from fellow commissioners, who cited that recent contracts Though the Commission Im sure shares a lot of your concerns, I certainly dont agree with your approach, Mayor Ken Bradley said. Im with you 100 percent in the need to address the pension, McMacken said. I think its up to us to do that. But I cant go back to a contract where the ink isnt even dry yet to do this. Much ado about treesTaking up most of the discussion, a move that would have transferred $100,000 from the tree preservation budget to the forestry budget from the tree fund confused commissioners and eventually was shot down. The money transfer would have been budget neutral, but aroused some contention about how it should be done, and how much money the tree preservation budget needed. My understanding was that there was a backlog of trees to be removed and we havent done that, McMacken said. Maybe I misunderstood the direction of that. We were going to address those trees that werent removed. We werent able to get to the trees with the current forestry budget. Bradley said the city should look into where money used to trim, plant and remove trees is going. Im not comfortable that were getting our moneys worth with the money that were spending, he said. Cooper said she didnt think that the budget was being wasted. I dont think we have a $900,000 staff of tree trimmers who are sitting around drinking coffee all day, she said. vote on Sept. 26 before its adopted. Ravaudage rescheduledThe large-scale mixed-use development proposed for Winter Parks northwest corner was delayed again after the Commission voted to table discussion of annexing 54 acres of the projects land into the city. It is rescheduled for the Oct. 10 Commission meeting. Problems had arisen when the county contended the city may have needed more time to publish notice of the annexation vote, and that it may not be a complete annexation. They suggested that the way the annexation was going to occur would create some enclaves in that area that we did not want, Bradley said. COMMISSION | Annexation vote delayed until October meeting CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGEalong with Frosch, said the city should send a uniform message. Its hard setting a budget because the basis of budgeting is not everyone can have everything they want, he said. Thats why its a budget and not an open checkbook. Its important for the rest of the community to know that we hold ourselves and our cultural partners to the same standards . In a split vote on Aug. 22, Council approved the partners combined budget at $1,010,000 about a 4 percent cut.Stormwater feeOn Sept. 12, Council also approved to keep the environmental stormwater utility fee at $7.25 per month per residential unit. Similar to a garbage or water utility fee, the fee funds daily tasks, such as street sweeping and inlet cleaning, and larger-scale projects, such as herbicide treatments and infrastructure improvements. The fee is based on the size of the property. A person with a 2,532-square-foot home pays $7.25 a month, or $87 a year. A 2,000-square-foot home pays about $5 a month. A 10,000-squarefoot commercial property pays about $40 a month. Lake Advisory Board Chairman Mark Walsh urged Council to 2016. Schieferdecker supported Walsh, saying that it would only mean an increase of $9 a year per home but cover important capital improvements. Eight dollars a month gives us $100,000 more a year in our fund, Schieferdecker said. But the rest of Council said the fund was not yet in danger and they shouldnt raise fees on residents under such economic turmoil. This is balancing the wisdom of your logic with our actual capabilities and the burden this might put on people this year, Bonus said. 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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 8 Winter Park / Maitland Observer back to life at the Orlando Shakestars in the premiere of Terry Teachouts Satchmo at the Waldorf. It runs until Oct. 2. Call 407-405ria@gmail.com CoffeeTalk, featuring Commissioner Sarah Sprinkel, will be from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, at Winter Park Welcome Center. Call 407-5993428. ents Close up with Raptors by for Birds of Prey at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, at Leu Gardens. Call 407-637-2525 or visit www.OrangeMoney Management with Michael Von Berg is at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, at Maitland Public Library. Call 407-647-7700.FRIDAYThe 2012 Seminole County Legislative Delegation meeting is 9 a.m.noon on Friday, Sept. 16, at the Seminole County Commission Chambers. Free blood pressure check by the Maitland Fire and Rescue is 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, at Maitland Public Library. Hand Up Hold Em charity poker tournament will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, in the Maitland Civic Facebook.com/communityfoc The Bougainvillea Clinique will be hosting an open house to celebrate its new Liquid Gold LipoBank from 3 p.m.-8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, at 4355 Bear Gully Road. Call 407-678ter.comSATURDAYPhotographer Yatin Patel is taking a funds through the launch of photogYatinPatel.com will host its rst workshop of the Pathway to Healing series from 3:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m. on Saturday, nity Room at the Southwest Branch Orlando. Call 407-514-1327.SUNDAYThe American Association of University Women will have its 2011 Membership Tea from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at the First Congregational Church chele@gmail.com or 407-369-4826. MONDAYCome out to the Boathouse Restaurant in Winter Park from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, and test your knowledge at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Societys Trivia for a Cure to help ght leukemia and lymphoma. TUESDAY comes Renata Sivacolundhu of the United Nations on Tuesday, Sept. 20, to speak at 6 p.m. Visit www.holocaustedu.org or call 407-628-0555. her new literary ction release, Carry Yourself Back to Me, at Rollins Sept. 20. The rst AARP Chapter 1047 meeting of the year will be held at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 20, in the Rachel Blvd., Winter Park. Call 407-6292595.WEDNESDAY Wednesday, Sept. 21, for a lunch and womens forum: Ask a Nurse featuring Observer columnist Nancy Rudner Lugo at 2100 Lee Road in Winter Park. RSVP by Monday, Sept. 19. Register at www.jfsorlando.org Orlando chapter presents, Fifth annual State of the Economy & Outlook on the M&A Environment. Industry experts will speak from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. lando.com membership mixer is taking place from 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 407-629-9393 or Linda@jackrichardsinsurance.comSEPT. 22 Sip & Stroll from 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22. Tickets are $30. Call 407-644-8281 or visit WinterPark.org pianist Chris Leavy, will appear in the Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series Cocktails For Two, Thursday, Sept. 22, and Friday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. Call 407-645-0145 or visit www.winterparkplayhouse. orgSEPT. 23Stay Healthy, Active & Avoid a Fall will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 dougdavis1357@gmail.com or 407924-4576, by Friday, Sept. 16. ONGOING Saturday Bird Walks at Mead Botanical Garden now through Oct. 29. Smith at 407-257-7361. Music at the Casa is a free weekly Sunday open house featuring live performances and tours of the historext. 3. Ballroom Dancing Lessons are every Monday night at 7 p.m. at the University Club of Winter Park, 841 N. Send submissions to editor@observernewspapers.com Join Today! Get Involved!Winter Park Republican Womens GroupLuncheon Meetings held monthly at Flemings in Winter Park. Spouses welcome! Call 407-718-9355 for more information. Calendar MENS DIVORCE L A W F I R M Plan your weekend with The Weekender!Visit wpmobserver.com and click "Subscribe to Newsletter" Satchmo

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 9 Winter Park / Maitland ObserverLifestyles FreeWith this coupon. Not valid with other offers. Offer expires 9/30/11Bleachingwith braces or Invisalign Complimentary ExamIncluding Xray & PhotosWith this coupon. Not valid with other offers. Offer expires 9/30/11 407-381-3335 In the uniformed moving mass of about 200 Winter Park High School marching band students, you might not notice Sam Hagan but that doesnt mean he doesnt stand out. In the afternoon heat, the students practice their marching drill on the high school parking lot, seamlessly, depending on the run nearly impossible to pick Sam out from any other band member. But if you look hard enough, youll He nods his head and pulses his drumsticks ever so slightly to the beat of the music as part of the front percussion ensemble, internalizing the pulse, preparing for his cymbal part. just his large black headphones the one thing that distinguishes them to take the edge off the noise marching band performing behind you, his mother Julie said. Having more sensitive to the noise than others. closely during rehearsal, hell shoot you a funny face, do a little dance or reach his mallet under his leg to drum his cymbal, until he hears someone shout Sam! reeling him back in.More alike than differentMore alike than different are the to describe her son, a sophomore this year, in relation to his Winter Park High School peers. Despite his special needs, Sam is enrolled on a typical high school diploma enrollment track and participates in both marching drama. Its really priceless all the opportunities hes been given going to school here, she said. Its been such a blessing. the school day by his paraprofessional aide, Sharon Riley. She takes notes for Sam during lectures, so he can concentrate fully on the lessons being taught, and The pair has been together since Riley said. He surprises me every day. in her homeland of Puerto Rico, helps Sam do everything from PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERSam Hagan, center, poses with drama teacher Robert Dutton, left, and aide Sharon Riley, right, at Winter Park High School. Please see SAM Page 10Blending in, standing outWinter Park High School student recognized for his special talents rather than his special needsSARAH WILSON Observer Staff

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 10 Winter Park / Maitland Observer run his lines for the school play the role of the dog in his Drama 2 class production of Susan Zeders Wiley and the Hairy Man to introducing him to students in the classroom. Sometimes students are apprehensive around Sam; they just she said. But I encourage them to him. Once they break that barrier, Fitting in often in classes students partner during group his drama class are Hannah Price and Hannah Hannahs. But add in as The Trio: Hannah P., Hannah R. and Sam H, his drama teacher, Robert Dutton, said. Hes probably the nicest kid youll ever meet, Sam over a mutual love of musicals and all things Star Wars, said. Hes so caring, Price added. come over to me if I have my head ly mischievous in class. He has a delicious sense of humor, he said. my other students had that. and ability to not let his disabilmost inspiring band student as band member by his peers, Dutton said. Standing out be easy, his mother said, but he has a great attitude. His family has been actively inAssociation of Central Florida headquartered in Winter Park given Sam numerous volunteer tor Amy Van Bergen said shes seen him thrive through the many activities hes involved in. sense of humor, and hes very athletic, Bergen said. Hes a great representation and combination of his parents. Theyre both tall, athletic and blond, and Sam is tall, athletic and blond. Bergen said Sam is someone state championships in both cycial Olympics. One of the main characteristics siderably harder. The same goes for auditory and visual processing. Both of these traits, she said, make all that Sam has accomplished that much more impressive. For him to be on that three times harder than a typical kid because of said.Big time dreamsSam said his dream is to go to college at Ohio State University and continue to be in the marching band. He hopes to one day be the I during the bands spell-out of Ohio during their pre-game routine. He plans to practice his sousa skills in the stands at football games this season. right? he asked the Hannahs. dots the I. ter, the sounds echoing throughThe Trio hangs out after school. hears frequently in class. Anyone great sense of humor. Sam is really a great kid, Julie said. But its really all the great opportunities that he has been given that make him thrive. FamilyCalendar The grand re-opening celebration of the Winter Park YMCA is 4 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15. Tour the renovated facility at 1201 N. Lakemont Ave. Visit tinyurl.com/c ymcarenovations or call 407-644-1509. Block Party: Organics is 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, at Whole Foods Winter Park. Sample organic products and get recipes in celebration of Organic Harvest Month. Enter to win a $25 Whole Foods Market gift card. On National Chicken Lovers Day, Thursday, Sept. 15, Pollo Tropical will provide a free chicken meal to anyone who dresses from head to toe in yellow and clucks like a chicken. This special celebration is good in store only from 2 p.m.-7 p.m. Visit www. PolloTropical.com $5 Challenge Slow Food Dinner is 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, 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. For more information on the nationwide event, visit www.slowfoodusa.org Orlando Heart Walk at Loch Haven Park is Saturday, Sept.17, to bene t the American Heart Association. The festivities kick off with emcees John & Leslye of Magic 107.7 and Greg Warmoth of WFTV at 7 a.m. For further information about the walk, call 407-481-6380 or visit GreaterOrlandoHeartWalk.org 4Rivers Smokehouse, 2103 W. Fairbanks Ave., has 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. Get your seasonal u shot early. Flu shots for children and adults are offered at the Orange County Health Departments Central Health Center located at 832 W. Central Blvd., Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m.3 p.m. on a rst-come, rst-served walk-in basis. The cost of the u shot for adults is $28; children are free. The Orlando Repertory Theatre presents Sideways Stories from Wayside School through Sunday, 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 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 407647-7700. Send submissions to editor@ observernewspapers.com Central Floridas Largest Fine Arts Gallery221 South Knowles Ave Winter ParkMOVING SALE! 25-50% off everything in the Gallery!407-622-0102 www.FredlundGallery.comWe offer: Step UpThe Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk is 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 15 at Lake Eola Park, Orlando. Register for free online (closes Oct. 12) at www.stepuporlando.kintera.org and start your own personal fundraising team page. The Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida, a notfor-pro t association founded in 1991, has grown to more than 9,000 individuals, families and supporters. The headquarters are at 204 N. Wymore Road in Winter Park. Call 407-478-5621 or visit www.dsacf.org Hes so caring. Hes always the first person to come over to me if I have my head down or look like Im having a bad day to ask whats wrong. Hannah Price For him to be on that marching band field, hes probably working two or three times harder than a typical kid because of Down syndrome. Amy Van BergenSAM | Student aspires to be the sousaphone player in the Ohio State University band CONTINUED FROM PAGE 9

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 11 Winter Park / Maitland Observer thing sensational to read on the train, says one of Oscar Wildes Victorian characters in The Importance of Being Earnest. And every theater company as sensational as Oscar Wildes most famous and funniest play. The Orlando Shakespeare comedy of mistaken identities tongue-in-cheek social satire and high farce in one of the most celebrated plays in the English language. In performance at the Shakespeare Center until Sunday, Oct. 9, the production is directed by the Shakespeare Theaters brilliantly inventive Jim Helsinger. Jack Smiths magical costumes scenic design for a comedy true to the period. The Shakespeare Theater is located in Loch Haven Park at 812 East Rollins St. Call 407-447-1700 or visit orlandoshakes.org. Kevin and Kate collaborate Singers/actors Kevin Kelly and Kate ONeal return to the Winter Park Playhouse in a Cabaret performance called Cocktails and Friday, Sept. 23. As musical Kelly co-created Cocktails, As a country singer, ONeal Nelson, Randy Travis and Tim are recommended. The Playhouse is located at 711 Orange Ave. in Winter Park. Call 407-645-0145 or La Maschera Goes Country! roundin up drinks and celebraOrlando on Saturday, Sept. District holds its eighth annual fundraiser, La Maschera Goes Country. Contemporary country band aged to dress in country attire. oslice.com or call 407-648-7060.Opera lovers gala eveningImagine an orchestral evening of music and song dedicated to operas greatest composers Giacomo Puccini and Giuseppe arias and choruses from those composers greatest operas, and missed performance called PucOrlando Philharmonics season on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 8:30 p.m. Under the baton of conductor Christopher Wilkins, soprano Janette Zilioli, tenor Yeghishe Manucharyan and baritone Timothy tral Florida choirs and the Florida Opera Theatre Chorus to perform Puccini and Verdis greatest hits at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center. 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Excludes power scooters, seat lift chairs, sale items, wellness supplements, web, custom, special orders and insurance transactions. No other discounts apply. Previous orders excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Coupon has no cash value.BRING THIS COUPON IN FOR20% OFF One Item(Cash Sale Items Only)Coupon Expires 2-28-09 Code SENIORRESGUIDE08N CUT OUT AND SAVE Visit Us on the Web @www.Binsons.comCall Us Toll Free1 (888) BINSONS (246-7667) Your Diabetes HeadquartersAdult DiapersPower ScootersSeat Lift ChairsHospital BedsOxygenCPAPWheelchairsWalkersMastectomy SuppliesBath SafetyAnd Much More! Sterling Heights, MI43900 Schoenherr Rd. 1 (586) 737-2323Troy, MI6012 Rochester Rd. 1 (248) 828-8400Winter Park, FL2069 Aloma Ave. 1 (800) 990-9557Royal Oak, MI30475 Woodward Ave. 1 (248) 288-0440Southgate, MI18800 Eureka Rd. 1 (734) 281-1800Center Line, MI26834 Lawrence 1 (586) 755-2300Eastpointe, MI21571 Kelly Rd. 1 (586) 779-7770Locations *Retail orders by cash, check or credit card only. Excludes power scooters, seat lift chairs, sale items, wellness supplements, web, custom, special orders and insurance transactions. No other discounts apply. Previous orders excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts. 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Previous orders excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Coupon has no cash value.BRING THIS COUPON IN FOR20% OFF One Item(Cash Sale Items Only)Coupon Expires 2-28-09 Code SENIORRESGUIDE08N CUT OUT AND SAVE 2069 Aloma Ave. Winter Park, FL 32792 762 E. Altamonte Drive Altamonte Springs, FL 32701(407) 691-3009 (407) 679-2135 Visit Us on the Web @www.Binsons.comCall Us Toll Free1 (888) BINSONS (246-7667) Your Diabetes HeadquartersAdult DiapersPower ScootersSeat Lift ChairsHospital BedsOxygenCPAPWheelchairsWalkersMastectomy SuppliesBath SafetyAnd Much More! Sterling Heights, MI43900 Schoenherr Rd. 1 (586) 737-2323Troy, MI6012 Rochester Rd. 1 (248) 828-8400Winter Park, FL2069 Aloma Ave. 1 (800) 990-9557Royal Oak, MI30475 Woodward Ave. 1 (248) 288-0440Southgate, MI18800 Eureka Rd. 1 (734) 281-1800Center Line, MI26834 Lawrence 1 (586) 755-2300Eastpointe, MI21571 Kelly Rd. 1 (586) 779-7770Locations *Retail orders by cash, check or credit card only. Excludes power scooters, seat lift chairs, sale items, wellness supplements, web, custom, special orders and insurance transactions. No other discounts apply. Previous orders excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Coupon has no cash value.BRING THIS COUPON IN FOR20% OFF One Item(Cash Sale Items Only)Coupon Expires 2-28-09 Code SENIORRESGUIDE08N CUT OUT AND SAVE Visit Us on the Web @www.Binsons.comCall Us Toll Free1 (888) BINSONS (246-7667) Your Diabetes HeadquartersAdult DiapersPower ScootersSeat Lift ChairsHospital BedsOxygenCPAPWheelchairsWalkersMastectomy SuppliesBath SafetyAnd Much More! Sterling Heights, MI43900 Schoenherr Rd. 1 (586) 737-2323Troy, MI6012 Rochester Rd. 1 (248) 828-8400Winter Park, FL2069 Aloma Ave. 1 (800) 990-9557Royal Oak, MI30475 Woodward Ave. 1 (248) 288-0440Southgate, MI18800 Eureka Rd. 1 (734) 281-1800Center Line, MI26834 Lawrence 1 (586) 755-2300Eastpointe, MI21571 Kelly Rd. 1 (586) 779-7770Locations *Retail orders by cash, check or credit card only. Excludes power scooters, seat lift chairs, sale items, wellness supplements, web, custom, special orders and insurance transactions. No other discounts apply. Previous orders excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Coupon has no cash value.BRING THIS COUPON IN FOR20% OFF One Item(Cash Sale Items Only)Coupon Expires 2-28-09 Code SENIORRESGUIDE08N CUT OUT AND SAVE Visit us on the web @ www.binsons.com Tom Carey SundewGardens@gmail.comCommunity supported agriculture. 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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 12 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Dr. Rachelle Smith, AP Dr. Constance Fraatz, DOM, AP Healthy Living More than a year after construction began on the $2.9 million renovation, the ties to the public during its grand re-opening event on Thursday, Sept. 15. Jacqueline Rivera, the vice president of marketing for the YMCA of Central Florida, is so much more, Rivera said. Why the Y? revitalized image, demonstrating that the YMCA is more than an organization that nities. communities needs, Rivera said. Weve kids can come to connect. families and friends can gather preor postJeff Briggs, the director of the Winter Park Planning and Zoning Board, said the YMCA serves an important role in the Winter Park community. Big picture, the YMCA is a very valurecreational programs it provides, Briggs Limits of growth Park YMCA located on North Lakemont Avenue, surrounded by single-family controversy. Residents, he said, fear the YMCA beresidential area. To monitor the facilitys as far as their renovations go. Were just trying to address the needs This time, she said, they did so by increasing the size of the spinning classroom the community adding family bathrooms Because of space restrictions, Rivera said, certain compromises had to be made, including reducing the amount of indoor play area designated for childrens activities. Patricia Pamplona, a member of the Winter Park YMCA for just more than a year, ness and dcor of the Y post-renovation room to play in. I bring my kids here for the athletics, not to sit on a sofa, he said referring to the Winter Park Y for more than 10 years, said to have this Y, she said. I feel at home here.PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERAn expanded spinning classroom was part of the $2.9 million renovation at the Winter Park Y.Revamping the YThe Winter Park tness facility gets a makeoverSARAH WILSON Observer Staff Re-openingThe Ys grand re-opening is 4-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15. The event will feature live entertainment, a poolside cookout and demonstrations and previews of the Ys classes. Visit tinyurl.com/wpyrenovations

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 13 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Endorphins are neurotransmitters, a form of brain hormones, that help us feel great, give a feeling of pleasure and blunt pain sensations. Endorphins are In fact, the name endorphin comes from a combination of endogenous (internal) and morphine. In addition to reducing pain sensations, endorphins can give you the feeling of euphoria, making you feel on top of the system. When your body feels stress or pain, it releases endorphins to counter your pain perceptions. body sends out those endorphins. those people run around the streets of Winter Park at 6 a.m. on Saturday mornings? They are endorphin hunters, seeking the great dose of natural endorphins. So if you have been looking try the endorphin surge. If building a stronger body, strengthening your heart and bones, easing tensions and burning calories arent enough reasons, go for the endorphins. Endorphins are different for different levels of endorphins. endorphin-loading point. Certain foods can also boost your endorphins. That happy feeling after eating some good chocolate? Its the endorphins cruising through your body. tion) can feel like the perfect food in times of stress. (Did you need another reason for chocolate?) On the other hand, you can also up pers the hotter the better! cherished endorphins? Acupuncture and massage therapy are reported to stimulate endorphin secretion. Romance also can yield a potent endorphin release, and pregnancy can create an ongoing increase in endorphins. Meditation is another practice that can up your endorphins. Laughter medicines! Do you have a question or topic you want to suggest for the Health Action column? Email your idea to Nancy@healthaction.biz. Include your name, email address and phone number. Free Event for Seniors and Care Givers Stay Healthy, Active & Avoid a Fall Friday, September 23, 2011 10:00 AM 2:00 PM Asbury United Methodist Church 220 West Horatio Avenue Maitland, FL 32751 FREE SCREENINGS! Footwear Assessment Balance Testing Oxygen Testing Blood Glucose Testing Diet & Nutrition Medication Review Vision Screening Home Assessment EVENT and LUNCH are FREE RSVP by September 16th to Doug Davis dougdavis1357@gmail.com Or call 407924 -4576 SPACE IS LIMITED! Register Today Sponsored by: Maitland Fire Rescue and the Winter Park Health Foundation Flu Shots will be available and are FREE for Medicare Part B participants. Free Event for Seniors and Care Givers Stay Healthy, Active & Avoid a Fall Friday, September 23, 2011 10:00 AM 2:00 PM Asbury United Methodist Church 220 West Horatio Avenue Maitland, FL 32751 FREE SCREENINGS! Footwear Assessment Balance Testing Oxygen Testing Blood Glucose Testing Diet & Nutrition Medication Review Vision Screening Home Assessment EVENT and LUNCH are FREE RSVP by September 16th to Doug Davis dougdavis1357@gmail.com Or call 407924 -4576 SPACE IS LIMITED! Register Today Sponsored by: Maitland Fire Rescue and the Winter Park Health Foundation Flu Shots will be available and are FREE for Medicare Part B participants. Free Event for Seniors and Care Givers Stay Healthy, Active & Avoid a Fall Friday, September 23, 2011 10:00 AM 2:00 PM Asbury United Methodist Church 220 West Horatio Avenue Maitland, FL 32751 FREE SCREENINGS! Footwear Assessment Balance Testing Oxygen Testing Blood Glucose Testing Diet & Nutrition Medication Review Vision Screening Home Assessment EVENT and LUNCH are FREE RSVP by September 16th to Doug Davis dougdavis1357@gmail.com Or call 407924 -4576 SPACE IS LIMITED! Register Today Sponsored by: Maitland Fire Rescue and the Winter Park Health Foundation Flu Shots will be available and are FREE for Medicare Part B participants. Acupuncture, herbal therapy, cupping, moxibustion, electrical stimulation, Tongue/Pulse DiagnosisSpecialize in treating pain management and stress407-429-1066spectrumwellcare@gmail.com1298 Minnesota Ave. Suite A Winter Park 25% off your rst visit with this ad! Its not just about getting you back on your feet. Its about getting you back to your life. HCR Healthcare, LLC Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Got endorphins? Dr. Nancy RudnerLugo The Maitland resident is a nurse practitioner and President of Health Action, offering workplace health consulting and nurse coaching. Visit www.healthaction.bizWHO ISLUGO > The Observers Health Action nurse welcomes local restaurants suggestions for healthy dining options. If you own a restaurant in the Winter Park or Maitland area, send your healthy menu suggestions and their nutritional content to nancy@healthaction.biz. We will feature local healthy dining options in a later Health Action column.

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 14 Winter Park / Maitland Observer 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 4 Rivers Smokehouse Avante at Orlando B.A.S.E. Camp Children's Cancer Foundation Binson's Home Health Care Centers Bret Koenig State Farm Insurance Coffee Counseling, Coaching & Consulting Florida Blue Retail Center Gary Munson Heating & A/C Service Hemophilia Foundation of Greater Florida National University New York Laundry & Dry Cleaners Paris Bistro Sally Ward Interior Design Shafran Gastroenterology Center Sweet! The Park Press Towncare Dental Winter Park UCF Athletics Association, Inc. Unleashing Performance, Inc. Alpha Christian Academy Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Florida Brio Properties Ferrell Wealth Management Jill S. Schwartz & Associates, P.A. Lawrence Hornsby, P.A. Orlando Foot & Ankle Clinic, Inc. Sheraton Orlando North Bill & Robbi Walker Wolfe-Rizor Interiors AFLAC Michael Collard Properties, Inc. Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Rob Sharpstein Orange County Clerk of the Courts Workscapes, Inc. Nancy Bagby Pohl & Short, P.A. Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. Michael Abufaris, D.D.S. Sarah E. Arnold, P.A. Tibbitts Automotive Repair & Towing American Lock & Door Specialists Compass Investment Properties, Inc. Park East & Park Knowles Apartments Stanley Steemer Bank of America Park Avenue Area Association members Thursday, September 22 5:00 8:30 p.m. Along Park Avenue Enjoy an evening strolling along beautiful Park Avenue and sampling wines and appetizers from 20 of your favorite restaurants and shops during this upscale wine walk. Tickets: $25 in advance $30 at the door, if available Reserve your glass at www.winterpark.org or call (407) 644-8281

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 15 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Isnt it time you subscribed? With an annual subscription to The Observer, youll receive 52 issues of: City government updates High school sports recaps A local events calendar Colorful columnists Local election coverage The Winter Park-Maitland Observer Maitland and surrounding communities ursday, July 7, 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 InsuredAre Not Bank GuaranteedMay Lose Value 407-740-0401 www.FirstColonyBank.netYour Real Hometown BankOn Hwy 17-92 in MaitlandMember FDIC wpmobserver.com If Winter Park were a person, what would he or she be like? That is what the team at En gauge, an independent adver tising agency, has been asking itself for the last year. In 2009, Winter Park began working with the Community Redevelopment Agency, busi ness owners and the commu nity to create a brand identity for downtown Winter Park. The project began to combat slow business due to the problem atic economy. The city paid En gauge $90,000 to create a mar keting plan for the Park Avenue area, with a logo, color scheme, tagline and video. In focus groups, Engauge asked people what words came to mind when they thought of Winter Park. Its unique, its community and its Park Av enue, said Barb Scherer, En gauges executive director, in her presentation to the CRA board meeting on June 27. Brands are built from the inside-out, which means that everybody that is working and living here has a vested interest in attracting other people to this area to shop, dine, attend events, or otherwise. When deciding on how to market downtown Winter Park, the agency had to consider many details about the area, including its purpose, values, positioning and personality. Scherer said, This is where we ask any of the participants in our groups, If the Winter Park brand walked into the room, how would you describe that person and its per sonality? The groups decided that Winter Park is a historic place that brings people together. As a person, she would be stylish, in tellectual, charming, hospitable and sociable. Every day in Winter Park is exceptional, Scherer said. the chosen tagline to represent With a quick announcement SunRail is coming to Central Florida. Now local business leaders and politicians are try ing to decide what to do when it pulls into the station. Gov. Rick Scotts decision came after a six-month freeze on the plan while he and a team of lawyers picked over it looking for holes that could sink it before it began construction. But his lawyers concluded that if he had attempted to stop the system, the ensuing lawsuit may be un-winnable, prompting an announcement Friday that he would allow the train to move forward. U.S. Rep. John Mica (R-Win ter Park), who had spearheaded the rail plan from Washington, D.C., said that he thought Scott was reluctant to move forward because it wasnt his own plan, having passed through the hands of former Govs. Jeb Bush and Charlie Crist. Most of the terms were ne gotiated two governors ago, Mica said. He would do it differently than they did. He was handed this by two differ The new label will be StunRail, as the the layers of this onion peel back to reveal the lemon.Page 12 Fun on the FourthWinter Park hosted its Olde Fashioned 4th of July Celebra tion on Monday.Page 5 Church on RegisterThe Church of the Good Shep herd in Maitland makes the his tory books.Page 10 Page 9 A voice in the storm d Branding downtownGov. Scott reluctantly OKs commuter rail in Central Florida Cashing in on SunRail boomEngauge reveals Every day exceptional tagline and new logo for Park AvenuePHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERTriRail in South Florida began as a model for SunRail, but Congressman John Mica said that may be ipping. ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff PHOTO BY AMY SIMPSON THE OBSERVERCity Hall displayed cutouts chosen from focus group meetings that represent what Winter Park is all about on June 27. AMY SIMPSON Observer Staff Please see BRAND Page 4 Please see RAIL Page 2 JENNY ANDREASSON Observer Staff Please see SIGNS Page 4Maitland City Council will con sider an ordinance on Monday, July 11 that would make it easier for businesses to use temporary sign banners to promote open ings or special events. Councilman Phil Bonus said at the June 27 meeting that now is a more important time than ever to get businesses to open in the city and stay there. He said no one knew that RanGetsu had its grand opening last month because the Village at Lake Lily restaurant wasnt allowed any special signage. He also cited a recently shuttered eatery across from City Hall that could have used some help. We just saw the closing of NYPD (Pizza), Bonus said. We have to spur business in the downtown corridor.Electronic boardsThe ordinance also seeks to cre city information signs. Maitland would like to purchase electron ic bulletin boards to place in the downtown corridor as well as the west side to advertise city and cultural partner events and amber alerts. Anybody on the computer can design what goes on that (electronic communication) board, so the board is up to date with new information, Mait land Leisure Services Director Chuck Jordan said. Or sign up at wpmobserver.comName Street address City State Zip E-mail All for $30 $15!Start my subscription now and bill me later Mail your form to: Observer Newspapers 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835 ursday, July 21, 2011 50+ tax Grafton 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 InsuredAre Not Bank GuaranteedMay Lose Value Are Not FDIC InsuredAre Not Bank GuaranteedMay Lose Value Are Not FDIC InsuredAre Not Bank GuaranteedMay Lose Value 407-740-0401 www.FirstColonyBank.net Your Real Hometown Bank Your Real Hometown Bank On Hwy 17-92 in Maitland Member FDIC wpmobserver.com Page 16 Pet pad plans Pet Rescue by Judy hopes to raise $300,000 for a new pet res cue center. Page 12 Family ops Grafton Wealth Management is staying in the family. Page 13 Page 14 Quest for tness d Drinking hour change defeatedOrdinance pulled from agenda after residents protestPHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Dexters B istro & Wine B ar is one of many H annibal S quare district restaurants pushing to stay open past midnight. Drinking hours will end at mid night in Hannibal Square for now. An alcohol ordinance, which seeks to push drinking hours back to 2 a.m. every day except west end of West New England Avenue, was pulled from the July 25 Winter Park City Com mission agenda. That came after a public out cry at a Planning and Zoning Board meeting on July 12 that led the Board to shoot down the ordinance. sion meeting if a revised drink ing hours ordinance appears on the agenda, Mayor Ken Bradley said. He hopes that the city will eventually have more uniform rules governing restaurants. The conditional use we have established is not sensi ble, he said. We need to look A MY S IMPSON O bserver S taff Lt. John Schardine scrutinized the monitor as it played a video of a black truck cruising through an intersection, past a light that had been red for more than 10 seconds. The driver would have gotten away with it, too, if it werent for the red-light camera on watch. Schardine, of the Maitland Police Departments special op erations division, said he did not know how dangerous the inter section of Maitland Avenue and Marion Way was until it became monitored. My thoughts were, Theres no way were gonna be able to justify a red-light camera here, because what could possibly happen at this intersection? Well, lo and behold, we get an average of 200 violations a month, he said. The cameras are on duty or in the approval process in many Central Florida municipalities. Theyve been in Orlando since 2008 and Winter Springs since 2009. Winter Park and Maitland joined the program this year. Schardine said that the num PHOTO BY THE OBSERVER I SAAC B ABCOCK O bserver S taff Thursday, July 21, 2011 Page 12 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Lifestyles Judy Sarullo is on the move, again. But the energetic founder of Pet Rescue By Judy is used to this by now. Shes learned to make do each of the seven times shes had to change locations as her pet rescue shelter, clinic and adoption center has grown, or forced out of a neighborhood. Now, standing inside a leak ing building during Floridas rainy season, shes getting ready for her eighth. But she has big plans for her tiny move just two miles north of her current shelter on Iro quois Avenue in Sanford. Shell be right across from Sanfords Paw Park Place dog park. She already has the new centers two buildings for free, courtesy of an anonymous donor. But theres a big catch: She needs $300,000 to renovate the buildings before she can move in. Were going to have to do lots of fundraising and need lots of ideas, Sarullo said. On a missionThats another thing shes used to. The growing organization has subsisted on donations for years to keep animals from go ing to kill shelters, which eu thanize pets who take too long to be adopted. Thats what Sarullo said shes hoping to stop, on an even larger scale, if she can move into the pair of buildings totaling 9,000 square feet just east of U.S. High way 17/92. Its going to be a marvel ous thing for the community, she said. Its going to help stop the euthanizing of thousands and thousands of animals in our area. To do that, she said she wants to attack it in two ways at once. Though her shelter will offer a spay and neuter clinic, she said shell also be educating pet own ers about sterilizing their animals to cut down on pet overpopula tion. That includes dispelling some old wives tales about how the procedure can affect pets. The more we can educate people of the importance of spaying and neutering animals, the better, Sarullo said. They dont get fat and lazy, they dont stop being good watchdogs, or any of those things people say. But before they get spayed or neutered, their hormones are bursting at the seams. There are months old, having babies them selves, then theyre nursing six puppies or kittens or more, and ther. That compounding prob lem only gets worse, she said. Its exacerbated by some other pet adoption agencies or clinics pocketing the cost for spaying and neutering animals, but then not doing it. Rescue groups should not allow any animals to go out in Some places dont do it, so they can keep the money theyre charging people, then they ex and they dont do it. Susan McCormick gets to see day, helping foster animals for Pet Rescue by Judy in her home. Every morning, shes awake to feed a litter of puppies that were left to fend for themselves. Otherwise, the problem would multiply out of control. Shes hoping that with a big ger facility and the clinic, theyll be able to combat the problem better than ever. If people understood she really needs money, and it would really help the community, Mc Cormick said. You think about all the waste of these animals. They get spayed and neutered and that solves it. Big changesOnce Sarullo moves into her new rescue shelter, shell be able to expand that spaying and neuter ing operation, but until then, she needs to raise $300,000 for reno vations to the current buildings. But the location next to a dog park and pet store couldnt be better, she said. Sanford May or Jeff Triplett agreed. Its just a dog friendly place, Triplett said. Having her right next to it is a perfect Sarullo said she hopes to by December 2012, but that will depend entirely on fund raising. The plans are already in place, with detailed architectural drawings created by friend An thony Leporte, with the interior arranged by Sarullos longtime veterinarian, Dr. Anne Scholl. That includes the clinic in side the front building, plus a 5,000-square-foot pet shelter in the back of the complex. With that level of capacity, she hopes shell be able to help even more animals. Itll be in the thousands, she said. But even with such a lofty fundraising goal and big expec tations, she said shes ready for the challenge. Ive got to admit its a huge undertaking, Sarullo said. Well be successful. Its just go ing to take a lot of work. Thats the important thing to save the lives of these animals. Learn more Learn moreThe roads will ll with the roar of motorcycles from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 28 when the Seminole Harley Owners Group partners with Pet Rescue by Judy for the Hogs Saving Dogs charity ride to raise money for the clinic and shelter. Theyll ride from the Winter Springs VFW to Mugshots Sports Bar in Altamonte Springs. Visit petrescuebyjudy.com for more details. PHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERPet Rescue by Judys Judy Sarullo shows plans for a new shelter, which will also have an adoption center and clinic. ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff Mark C. Few Jr., 94, of Winter Park ran out of clicks on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. Born in Albany, Ga., On Oct. 8, 1916, he was a retired U.S. postal supervisor and veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Montine Sadler Few, and his only daughter, Gail Few Oates. He is survived by three grandchildren, Stephanie Robbins, Jessica Henning and Ryan Oates; son-in-law David Oates; niece Gay Wiggins; and great-niece Teressa King. Arrangements are by BaldwinFairchild Funeral Home Goldenrod Chapel, 7520 Aloma Ave., Winter Park, FL, 32792. LeMar Ellsworth Martin, 95, died on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at his home in Chuluota. He was born on June 13, 1916, in Wakarusa, Ind., to Henry W. Martin and Elsie Culp Martin. He is survived by son Robert Martin of Miramar Beach; daughter Sydney Martin of Holiday; granddaughters Angela Marshall of Denver, and Tracy Tanner of Edwardsburg, Mich.; great-grandchildren Christopher Martin and Kelly Marshall of Denver and Stephanie Martin of Edwardsburg. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Ellis Martin, Raymond E. Martin, Harold Romaine Martin; and sisters Nellie Martin Brown, Ella Myrtle Martin Metzler, Emogene Martin Enck and Marie Fern Martin Lehman. Following graduation from high school, Martin was employed as a salesman in Elkhart, Ind., and then moved to Tucson, Ariz., where he served on the Tucson police force. After his return to Indiana, he owned Martin Furniture Company and County Line Marina in Osceola. He built several homes in Elkhart and served as chairman of the Building Fund for Osceola Methodist Church. He enjoyed boating, piloting small airplanes and traveling in his motor home. Upon retirement, he moved to Chuluota, where he was active in Geneva United Methodist Church and won several awards for his ceramics work. Memorial contributions may be sent in memory of LaMar Ellsworth Martin to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 980 Geneva, FL, 32732 or Hospice of the Comforter, 480 W. Central Parkway, Altamonte Springs, FL, 32714 or the church or charity of your choice.Obituaries 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 Few Martin

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 16 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Something grander than sport transcended Central Florida on Saturday night, as more ment frequently missing from American life. On the eve of an infamous anniversary borne of the evils of human anger, they years after Sept. 11. That night, Knights fans gathered to moments before his death. as a teen, his favorite red bandanna matchhelmet. But then big city dreams took him to ics degree, then to Wall Street, on the 104th Trade Center. bore his namesake, he railed against it. Not long before Sept. 11, 2001, he told to spend his life chasing after money. He FDNY. dreams of that seemingly typical young cal in our increasingly competitive society. instead lost his life saving theirs. stairs of the World Trade Center to rescue remember him. Saturday night at the UCF vs. Boston College game, tens of thousands of fans the opposing school, as a reminder not just Thats the classiest thing Ive seen in sports, Boston College Athletic Director Gene DeFilippo told the Orlando Sentinel inscribed bandanna. That symbolic moment could have been nitude of it all. In that instant in the third quarter, the entire stadium thanked a hero In that moment, sport, that relentless tition, bigger than himself. Opinion/Editorial Sport and sacri ceForging veterans courts Letters to the EditorHate crimes shift targetFor Florida and our nation, the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 serves Florida Commission on Human stand proudly as a nation of immigrants, a so-called melting pot that embraces people of all types and blends them into something uniquely American. On the other have endured staggering divisions along lines of race, ethnicity, culture, nationality and more. the aftershocks of Sept. 11 brought us closer together? Or have they driven us even further apart? human relations than hate crimes, are particularly reprehensible because their victims are targeted For the past 20 years, the Florissued an annual report detailing hate crimes reported to the state most recent assessment, for 2009, step back from that positive oneyear snapshot and instead look at a pattern not of declining antagonisms but of changing targets. Not surprisingly, the period imcrime incidents in Florida, particularly those based on religion or national origin. Since that terrible day 10 years ago, the percentage of reported hate crimes based on based on ethnicity or national orithirds. Over the same time period, the share of hate crimes based on a victims race or color has fallen 24 percent. these numbers seem to suggest more tolerant in the area of race Please see LETTERS on next page After more than a decade of U.S. military inveterans in their homes and communities. The service member and his or her family and friends A recent study detailed some of the most important problems faced by returning Iraq and Afghanistan veterans: 14 percent of respondents indicated post traumatic stress disorder, and 12 percent of respondents indicated mental health as being important problems. Untreated issues such as PTSD and other mental health issues have been attributed to disruptive and destructive behavior by veterans, leading to the unfortunate statistic that nine out of every 100 individuals in U.S. jails are current or former members of our military. More than a year ago, I received proposed locations such as the Buffalo, N.Y., system. The ing a post-trial sentencing decision. assistance they are entitled to from the Department of Veterans Affairs. This special docket battery or domestic violence). As such a program impact according to the states Criminal Justice Impact Conference, as the the dockets are simply separate from other cases, courts already in Florida. The name of this act is the T. Patt Maney Veterans Treatment Intervention Act after Judge unanimously in the Senate but unfortunately died in the House at the end of session. I am proud and honored to sponsor this legisMike Bennett serving as the Senate sponsor. It House and Senate Bill 140 in the Senate. It is receive the assistance they are entitled to because they do so much for our country and our freedoms. or any other state agency or issue, please do not hesitate to contact me at 407-884-2023. Thank you our country it is truly an honor to serve you. Nelson is the Florida House District 38 representative. Email guest column submissions to editor@observernewspapers.comREP. BRYAN NELSON Guest Writer After a pair of UCF students watched a documentary about Welles Crowthers selfless actions racing up and down the stairs of the World Trade Center to rescue victims in the hour after the South Tower was hit, they wanted to do something to remember him. the period immediately following the Sept. 11 attacks saw a dramatic spike in hate crime incidents in Florida, particularly those based on religion or national origin

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Page 17 Winter Park / Maitland Observer relations but has become less accepting of those the states anti-discrimination agency, the Florida Floridians build a brighter future together. Unforover the past 10 years has not necessarily brought ists; sometimes, it has merely changed the target. families left behind and our collective responsibility Donna Elam Chair, Florida Commission on Human RelationsMaintain tree budget ing to get your dead tree removed, you better be patient. Lets hope there is not a storm to cause your tree or branches to break and land on anything but open grass. Some of the Winter Park commissioners again have reduced the forestry budget by $100,000, employees. The commissioners believe taking $100,000 out of the Tree Preservation Fund to hire a requests for tree removals. Once you reduce a budto ever get that money back into forestry. The mayor led the discussion concerning trees and the forestry budget by repeatedly saying: to reduce their budget more, maybe they are not itemization of every dollar in the forestry budget. Perhaps the mayor should have read this page after the long discussion and confusion about the forestry budget and commitment to residents in the budget Nancy Shutts Winter Park LouisRoney ChrisJepson A 9-11 accounting Things better left said LETTERS | CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGEEditorial Cartoon memorations? An accounting. We remembered (and honored) those Why? What is it about America that compels Muslims to kill themselves (and us) in suicide missions? That simple fact any cause is repugnant. But that does not seem to be the case. That is a ridiculous connection. The innocents slaughtered, but that does not kill us (and themselves in the process). Americans, as a people, are an ignorant lot. We frequently elect presidents (and nativists. Many do not study history beyond the simplistic platitudes concerning of today as having no antecedents; that today arrived in a vacuum disconnected from any cause and effect. Why didnt the Sept. 11 hijackers target Brazilians, the Chinese or South Africans? be? many troops does China have stationed in of no troops is the uncomfortable realoil? China pays the same for petroleum of our dead military personnel and a $3 trillion bill of indebtedness. offensive about America (the West). He American troops out of Islamic countries, period. He disapproved of our liberal, secular culture. He aspired to construct a modern-day caliphate governed by Sharia of Israel. Our nation has mucked around in the Middle East for decades, supporting oppressive regimes, clandestinely involving itself in the internal affairs of Islamic intrigue under the guise of promoting democracy and capitalism. That might sell Islamic nationalist, America is an oppressive, imperialist nation, no different from the 19th century Russians and English Game in The Middle East. because America represents modernity and successfully striking America, unfortunately for us, garners the biggest bang for the buck. it is not Americas moral responsibility to ensure their emancipation. Bring our troops home. No more American forces (or meddling) in the Middle East. accounting. Je ne sais pourquoi, but I have not recently visited the popular Winter Park French restaurant Chez Vincent. The fact is that I love French cuisine and for years sang as leading tenor in many French opera Marseille, Nancy, Lille, Toulouse, etc. shall surely gather a small throng and Avenue to enjoy a French treat at Chez Vincent!Bad-weather friends been ill-treated and had reason to be in need of encouragement. be a happy one if he stuck to his guns me that he had never received a letter that had meant so much to him as mine, short, changed his life. I introduced him cerned. I hear little or nothing from him. My usefulness to him has come to an end. Oscar Wilde said it best: No good turn goes unpunished.Invest = spend ally means spend. Would that he had spending sprees.Flag mentality display in their homes and/or classrooms are more likely to develop into responsible voters.Overcon denceOur high school football coach used us players the night before games. The dence can defeat you in almost any hardfought competition in your life.Up and doing a Third World nation such as George over. There is damn little sign of up and doing. War and police President Obama strangely sees it as a police action.Putt-puttThe biggest earthquake on the East coast in 100 years, and the president of putting around on the golf course in Marthas Vineyard! Forget me not ber? 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 ServiceSeptember 12, 2011 Have an opinion?Send your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Jenny Andreasson at editor@observernewspapers.com

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