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Title: Winter Park-Maitland observer
Alternate title: Winter Park Maitland observer
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 44 cm.
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Publisher: G.J.W. Munster
Place of Publication: Winter Park FL
Publication Date: 10-27-2011
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began with v. 1, no. 1, Jan. 26, 1989.
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Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 50+ tax wpmobserver.com 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 d USPS 00-6186 Publisher statement on page 4. Why should we give up on such a grand plan for future city use just to appease a developer? Page 12 Vintage sweets are in store Page 10Rollins debut the Rollins College Tars fell to Webber on Monday night.Page 5 CalendarAuthor Gloria Steinem will be at Rollins Colleges NOW founding celebration on Oct. 28. Page 9 An unfamiliar brand of conve nience stores is expanding into Central Florida, and Winter Park after the City Commission voted 5-0 to let a Wawa store begin con struction. Welcome to Winter Park, Commissioner Tom McMacken said to representatives from the family-owned Wawa convenience store chain, which has proposed building a $5 million store and gas station abutting the south end of the Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar property along U.S. Highway 17/92. The chain, which according to Wawa regional real estate man ager Brian Pomycacz is 28 per cent employee owned, already Nearly all of the companys stores are within a 200-mile radius of the Florida would be new territory for the company, whose closest loca tion is in southern Maryland. With not many in the city fa miliar with the brand, the Oct. 24 City Commission meeting took on more of a TV commercial feel than Winter Park and Maitlands may oral seats are up for grabs on Jan. 31. Qualifying for Winter Park Mayor Ken Bradleys seat starts Tuesday, Nov. 1, and runs through Tuesday, Nov. 8. Folks can quali fy for Maitland Mayor Howard Schieferdeckers seat later this month, between Monday, Nov. 14, and Friday, Nov. 18. intent to run for re-election, but so far no challengers have come forward. Winter Park City Clerk Cindy Bonham said Tuesday that no body has picked up campaign paperwork, much less inquired about the race. Its the same way in Maitland, City Clerk Maria Waldrop said. Most candidates who intend to run will pick up the paper work before qualifying week be gins, Bonham said, as qualifying for candidacy can by a daunting process to attempt to complete in a weeks time. Most of the people have come in for the paperwork before qualifying begins, Bonham said. You do have some come in the week of qualifying, but theyre scrambling. Theres a lot of pa perwork that has to be done by the end of qualifying.BradleyIf more than two candidates qualify for Winter Parks may oral seat, a primary will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 13. As of press time, no potential candidates had inquired about qualifying for election to challenge Bradley. If none present themselves by noon on Nov. 8, Bradley will win reelection by default. Commissioner Steven Leary said he was supportive of what term. I think the numbers greatly support his re-election, and as ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Winter Park Mayor KK en BBradley hasnt been challenged for his seat yet. Please see ELECTION Page 6 Please see GAS STATION Page 3Election season kicks off on TuesdayWinter Park and Maitlands mayors announce re-election campaignsSee more pictures on page 2JENNY ANDREASSON AND ISAAC BABCOCK OObserver SStaff City OKs gas station by FlemingsISAAC BABCOCK OObserver SStaff West in Winter Park PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER JJ ohn RRivers, owner of 4 RRivers, and Food Network host A Adam Gertler enjoy the CCows n CCabs event on SSaturday.

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Page 2 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011Winter Park / Maitland Observer Our Town(407) 366-8696 Fax (407) 359-2118 P.O. Box 4548 Winter Park, FL 32793Insertions in editions and months as shown:____Waterford Lakes ____College Park/Orlando ____Winter Park/Maitland ____Sweetwater/Heathrow ____Tuscawilla/Winter Springs ____Oviedo ____Baldwin Park/E. Winter ParkPlease initial your agreement with the following:____ I approve this ad to appear in Our Town as shown here OR ____ I approve this ad with minor changes as clearly marked (How many changes are marked? _____) ____ Phone number and address are correct I understand that payment for this ad is due per initial agreement.Signed ____________________________________We appreciate your prompt response, as our deadline is approaching.*Colors represented on this proof may not be an exact match of the colors produced when printed on our offset press.X OCT 2009 407-644-7760 Songs for students PHOTO COURTESY OfF ROLLINS COLLEGE RRollins professor RRichard O Owens performed a duet with Daniela H Hennecke, who ew in from Ger many for his 80th birthday recital and fundraiser on O Oct. 15. For the Love of S Singing raised close to $10,000 for the Music T Theater BBavaria scholarship fund. V Visit wpmobserver.com for more photos. PHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER CCows n C Cabs beneting C Collation for the H Homeless, C Community Food and O Outreach C Center, and Win ter Park Y Y SScholarship Fund, featured a hula hoop contest, wine tastings and auctions on OOct. 22. Plan your weekend with The Weekender!Visit wpmobserver.com and click Subscribe to Newsletter Hula hoops for a cause

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Page 3 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011Winter Park / Maitland Observer a quasi-judicial hearing for al lowing the store to be built. This is not your regular con venience store, Pomycacz said. Most retailers in the country have a Facebook page. Wawa followers on Facebook com pared to your average retailer like Starbucks. The companys 15-minute pitch, including a video featur ing the governor of Pennsylva nia, sold the Commission on the idea. Youre talking about a $7 billion family-owned well-respected company thats just so much more than a gas station, Commissioner Steven Leary said. But some in the chamber werent convinced. All things being equal, I dont think this is what Id like to see in Winter Park, resident William Shallcross said, refer ring to the look of the building. Its kind of precedent-setting. Shallcross also mentioned that the city could use more gas stations, a point about which Mayor Ken Bradley agreed. The number of gas stations seems to have decreased dra matically in the city, and Im not sure thats a good thing, Brad ley said. Im very impressed with Wawa, and Im excited to have them in the city. Among a few advantages to bringing the store to the city, Po mycacz said, the company will hire between 30-40 employees, including 3-5 full-time manag the meeting likened the stores treatment of employees to Pub lix, the privately owned grocery store chain that began in Cen tral Florida. Bradley, along with Leary, said he was impressed with the store and wanted to see it come to Winter Park. I visited one outside of Philadelphia many years ago, Bradley said. It was very im pressive. I dont think theyre your typical convenience store. Individual & Family health plans For an Instant Quote or to apply, visit our website www.HealthInsuranceIBS.com407-831-5166 Tom Carey SundewGardens@gmail.comCommunity supported agriculture. Experience homegrown gardening: PLEASE MARK YOUR RESPONSE HERE:Will you please review and respond as soon as possible? We are waiting for your approval. Please NOTE: this is NOT a second opportunity to design the ad. Redesign changes may result in additional charges. Thank you!1. Please circle A or B below: A: I approve this ad as shown here B: I approve this ad with changes as marked (How many changes are marked? _____)2. Please double check phone/address/names.Phone & address are correct (initials here) ________ With this signature, I signify my understanding that payment for this ad is due per Advertising Agreement.Signed ________________________________Since 1995(407) 366-8696 Fax (407) 359-2118 P.O. Box 4548 Winter Park, FL 32793FOR YOUR INFORMATIONThis ad will appear in these areas and months. ____Waterford Lakes__________________ ____College Park/Orlando______________ ____Winter Park/Maitland_______________ ____Sweetwater/Heathrow______________ ____Tuscawilla/Wntr Sprgs _____________ ____Oviedo__________________________ ____Baldwin/Winter Pk. East ____________X JUNE 2011 X JUNE 2011 A Better Plumber407-644-4000 X JUNE 2011 GAsS stST At TIOnN | Winter Park store would create 30-40 jobs CC OONTITINUEUED FROROM fFROnNT pP Ag GE Plan your weekend with The Weekender!Visit wpmobserver.com and click "Subscribe to Newsletter" PHOTO BY TRACY CRAFT THE OBSERVER TThe Performing A Arts of Maitland performs at T T aste of Maitland on Monday. Maitlands Taste sizzles

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Page 4 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011Winter Park / Maitland Observer USPS 00-6186 ISSN 1064-36131500 Park Center Drive OOrlando, FL 32835-5705 Member of: Goldenrod Chamber of CommercePublisher reserves right to edit or refuse all advertisements, announcements, articles and/or letters to the editor. Submission does not guarantee publication. Columnists opinions are made independently of the newspaper. All rights reserved. Winter Park / Maitland Observer 2011Established in 1989 by Gerhard J.W. Munster P.OO Box 2426 Winter Park, FL 32790 Published Thursday, OOct. 27, 2011 COONTA ACTS Volume 23, IIssue Number 43 PUBLISHER Kyle Taylor 407-563-7009 maaI Jenny AAndreasson 407-563-7026 IGN Jonathan GGallagher 407-563-7054 REPORTERS Jenny AAndreasson 407-563-7026 IIsaac Babcock 407-563-7023 ealslassfeds AAshley McBride I IIsaac Babcock Padrick Brewer NI Chris Jepson Louis Roney Josh GGarrick IING aaer Tracy Craft 407-515-2605 suscrptoscrculato AAmanda Rayno 407-563-7073 Iter Meisha Perrin tuares obit@observernewspapers.com PA AM donates 100 DVDs Stage Bands show at the Maitland of Maitlands promise to the chief to provide 50 MSB and 50 Maitland to participants of the new safety visit program.Law for business people B will inaugurate a new program, Leadership Law 2012, in January 2012. for business and community lead sues within the judicial system that decisions. Leadership Law will meet monthly from January through May plications are being accepted through ershipLaw.OrangeCountyBar.org, or B tion at OrangeCountyBar.org.Posters for saleThe Chamber is selling 38th annual ers for $15 each. In addition, there are T-shirts (regular, ladies and kids), mens Izod polo shirts, tote bags, hats park.org for details.Fill a wallet for a senior dedicated to helping senior citizens remain living independently in their homes, has launched its holiday gift organization hopes that through this drive, each of its 2,500 clients will receive a gift to brighten their holiday season. To donate, purchase a wallet and include $10 cash or a gift card. org or visit seniorsrstinc.org Send bulletin submissions to editor@observernewspapers.comBusiness Briefs Community Bulletin New vendor systemThe city of Winter Parks purchas ing division has launched a new inhouse, online vendor registration and solicitation notication system called VendorLink. The system allows vendors to view and download quota tions and solicitations at no cost, at any time, from any computer with Internet access. To access current quotations and solicitations, vendors must become registered VendorLink users by visiting CityOfWinterPark. Dunigan joins bank B gan as senior vice president and Kyle tomers as loan portfolio managers. AAngel seminar I millions of dollars annually to support entrepreneurial start-up companies. The rm recently relocated its corpo N Grand Bohemian Hotel in downtown Orlando. Call 407-674-1925 or visit I GGardner on board Chris Gardner, CEO and shareholder of Kuykendall Gardner, a Winter Park insurance brokerage rm, was ap pointed to the board of governors for Citizens Property Insurance Corpora tion. JAA gets $100K recently received a $100,000 grant B dation to help upgrade the organizations overall technology infrastruc ture.Citys debt savingsWinter Park successfully sold its $14,155,000 Water & Sewer Refund ing Revenue Bonds, Series 2011, to N ed in $1,569,148 of net present value debt service savings or 10.5 percent of the par amount of the refunded bonds.100% leasedEmerson International reports that all za overlooking Cranes Roost Lake in New MIAIA eateries based in Orlandos Baldwin Park, recently completed two new restau I Bacardi and Counter. Easter Seals celebrates B senting the organization during the past year and he then passed the torch rento. President and CEO Sue Ventura was on hand to thank supporters. B ter volunteer of the year Elizabeth Restrepo; Camp Challenge volunteer of G Ray Jones; and overall volunteer of the year Jan Hussein. Sullivan ends hunger In a ceremony at the Share Our Strengths Conference of Leaders, Bill Sullivan of commitment to ending childhood hunger N has been an instrumental part of Taste N is now a driving force of the successful culinary event, which has raised more than $2.5 million dollars during his tenure to support programs that seek to end community. OOCPS wins big Orange County Public Schools N took home more awards than any other school district in N conference. The awards in B N N N N

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Page 5 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011Winter Park / Maitland Observer 1300 Oneco WP Sold $1,035,000 CapTrust Tampa Sold$5,000,000 Park Forest Pending Tarawood For Sale$1,750,000 OWENS REALTY NETWORK 228 PARK AVE N. SUITE F WINTER PARK, FL 32789 OFFICE (407) 681-2000 OWENSREALTYNETWORK.COM The Knights are set to play the second worst team in Conference USA, the week after losing to the worst. Four quarters after entering what had been predicted as the shoo-in win of the season for the Knights, UCFs football team left wondering what happened against UAB on Oct. 20. The previously sent the Knights down to 3-4, their The Blazers, who had struggled son, were further handicapped by missing their starting quarterback, star running back and left tackle. That didnt seem to matter for the Blazers, who had their offensive game of the season, amassing 501 total yards and scoring in three of the games four quarters, blowing by a UCF defense that had been many defensive categories. Thats as sloppy a defense as Ive ever seen, Head Coach George OLeary told UCF Athlet ics. Were just doing things you cant do and expect to win. a comeback attempt by backup UCF quarterback Blake Bortles end zone that sealed the loss for the Knights. But Bortles had shown some ter, directing the Knights during two scoring drives that would set the stage for a comeback. At Knights had a 24-23 lead, which was erased when a stalled UAB fourth-down conversion attempt was converted by a costly pass in terference penalty that eventually led to the Blazers winning score. Now the Knights will have to face Memphis, but they will be looking to rebound on their own turf. Thats good news for the Knights, who have a 3-0 record at home, in direct contrast to their 0-4 record on the road. ing Tulane 33-17 on Oct. 22. The game kicks off at 4 p.m. Oct. 29, televised on Bright House Sports Network.Knights shocked in loss IISAAC BBABCOCK OObserver SStaff The Winter Park Wildcats are in a tailspin after a second straight loss last week. Winter Park (3-4, the season with two wins and hasnt had a win since. The Wildcats entered Fridays game against East River with an untarnished district record but left having given the Falcons a foot in the door to the district championship, losing 17-7. Offensive miscues dominated the Wildcats effort, with only one touchdown in the game com ing thanks to Asiantii Woulards arm and Dvario Montgomerys legs, connecting on a 28-yard touchdown play. Winter Park hits the road again this week against Colonial, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Fri day, Oct. 28. Eagles downedEdgewater was fresh off one of its biggest upset wins in recent memory over Dr. Phillips when it had to contend with a team that had held teams to less than three touchdowns per game. Oviedo won 24-14. power with quarterback J.B. Woodman and rushers John Alt man and rusher/receiver Alton Howard, who helped contribute the bulk of the Eagles 454 total yards in the game. Altman alone would pick up 147 yards on the ground, averaging more than seven yards per run. Alton How ard averaged nearly eight yards per carry en route to 55 yards on the ground. But that massive amount of offensive yardage fell short of the goal line on multiple drives, leaving the Eagles frustrated as the Lions walked away with a lead that would grow until a stagnant fourth quarter, when the end zone. The Eagles hit the road again this week, playing Thursday Darters started the season with three straight losses and have including a 53-22 blowout over West Orange last week. JV blanks East RiverThe Winter Park JV football team fense and a strong running game to shut out the East River Falcons 24-0. It was their third shutout. The Wildcats were equally impressive on offense with more than 300 yards on the ground. Running back Elliot Hammond had another 100-plus yards rushing that included a 5-yard touchdown scamper, sophomore running back Dominique Peter son had touchdown runs of 5 and 3 yards, and freshman run ning back Travis Jones broke two long runs of 40 and 50 yards. The Wildcats next host Colonial at Showalter Field on Oct. 27, at 7 p.m.PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER EEdgewater brought repower to OOviedo on Friday night but it wasnt enough. Wildcats on 2-game slide; Eagles fall to OOviedo IISAAC BBABCOCK OObserver SStaff 2,500 fans cheer new Tars PHOTOS BY AmMY SImpMPSON THE OBSERVER FF ans packed the stands at S Showalter Field on Monday, O Oct. 24, for the R Rollins CCollege Football CClubs rst game, which they lost 48-17 to Webber IInternational.

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Page 6 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011Winter Park / Maitland Observer Effective October 17, 2011 Sheila Baez-Torres, MD will be moving her practice, Neurology & Movement Disorders Assoc., from their current location to: 1685 Lee Road, Suite 210 Winter Park, FL 32789 Patient medical records will be If you have any questions, please NOTICE TO PATIENTS Dennis AllenOwner/ Administrator If developer Dan Bellows doesnt pay Maitland $39,000 by Nov. 4, the city will send a demand letter that could lead to a water shutoff at the Lakes at Maitland Condo miniums. At Mondays meeting, City Council unanimously approved to send the demand letter and some expressed relief that the struggle with the Ravaudage developer seemed to be coming to a close. Just a month ago it seemed like several said they didnt know anything about this and now its solved, Councilman Phil Bonus said, thanking staff members. Bellows owed $50,000 in over due utility charges. The city made several attempts to work with him to negotiate credits for spikes in sewer usage related to leaks. But the developer did not provide the necessary documentation. Last week, he did provide that. Sharon Anselmo, Maitlands management services director, said she met with Bellows on Oct. 19 and he said he would pay the de linquent bills now that a lawsuit has been resolved with the former property owner. He said that they settled the lawsuit with the prior owner and the funds would be available in 10 days, Anselmo said Monday. Bellows handed over work orders related to the water leaks, and the city issued him a nearly $10,000 credit on his account. He also said eight of the 12 units in the complex are vacant so the city has disconnected them. The $39,310 due on Friday, Nov. 4, is utility use from January to August. His September bill of almost $10,000 became overdue on Oct. 11.Bellows deadline JJENNY A ANDREASSON OObserver SStaff I remember when he came into ofLeary said. We addressed a major pension problem. The spirit of the workforce is greater. I dont think he gets enough credit for all that he does. as mayor, will host a campaign kick off party on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at Hot Olives. He said that hes looking for ward to a race, if one presents itself. Ive got a lot of support behind me, Bradley said. Im ready to run again. SchieferdeckerMaitlands mayor was a city coun cilman for less than four months beremaining 15-month term of Mayor Doug Kinson, who resigned to run for Orange County Commission. Schieferdecker has been on the job since Jan. 4. Ive been a lot busier than I thought, the retired developer said. This is a full-time job for me. He said he spends more hours working now than he did before he retired. He said he decided to run for reelection because there are a lot of proj ects in the works that he wants to see through, including the downtown resion revisions and the charter review process. Those are the three things I can think of from the top of my head, he said Tuesday. Ive got a long list. Schieferdecker said he would wel come challengers for his seat. Thats what this countys built around, he said.Maitlands referendum to oppose Schieferdecker by Nov. 18, then hell win another term sans election. But Maitland will still have its name on the ballot in the form of an economic incentive referendum. The ballot referendum asks citizens if theyll allow City Council to dole out tax incentives to businesses look ing to relocate or expand in the city. On Monday, City Council approved the ballot language 4-1, with Council woman Bev Reponen dissenting. If approved by voters on Jan. 31, the incentives program would allow City Council to give qualifying businesses, on a case-by-case basis, as much as a 100 percent tax exemption for as many as 10 years. Most neighboring cities, such as Winter Park and Orlando, already have business incentives in place. But recent reports in the news that the in centives doled out by the state arent always turning into jobs have soured public opinion of the program, Mait land resident Bill Randolph said. But Council sees a need for the program to stay competitive and members said theyll hold businesses accountable. We are in competition for business whether we like it or not, Coun cilman Ivan Valdes said at Mondays meeting. If were not proactive, we wont have the option to compete for this business. While many referendums require measure needs just 50 percent, the city attorney said. electELECTIOnN | Maitlanders will vote on economic incentive program CC OONTITINUEUED FROROM fFROnNT pP Ag GE Run for mayorWinter Park and Maitland will hold general elections on Tuesday, Jan. 31, to elect mayors. Qualifying starts next week. Visit CityOOfWinterPark.org and IItsMyMaitland.com for more information. On the ballotReferendum ballot languageShall the Maitland City Council be authorized to grant, pursuant to Section 3, AArticle VIIII of the State Constitu tion, property tax exemptions for new businesses and expansions of existing businesses that are expected to create new, full-time jobs in the City?ARCHIVE PHOTO BY JENNY ANDREASSON THE OBSERVER Howard SSchieferdecker has been Maitland mayor since January.

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Page 7 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011Winter Park / Maitland Observer Financial instability continues to plague countless Americans. The Florida unemployment rate remains more than 10 percent, and there is talk of a double-dip tion that could last for another 10 years. Whether people have been laid off, have homes in foreclosure or have unforeseen medical conditions, many are struggling & Brein Wealth Management, in partnership with the Gradient Gives Back Foundation, invites Central Florida residents who have fallen on hard times and are struggling to recover from one of the most challenging economic environments in history to apply now for an opportunity to be cial makeover. Gradient Gives Back Foundation launched the Gradient Gives Back Community Outreach Program in 2009 in response to the economic crisis. The Gradi ent Gives Back program is an opportunity for families in the Central Florida region to receive 12 months of mortgage payments planning from the Burgos & Brein Wealth Management. Other services include home mortgage port as necessary for the families. Since 2009, the Gradient Gives Back Foundation has received more than 3,000 applications and awarded six families with cial support has helped families stay in their homes because of for lesser payments. In 2010, the Gradient Gives Back Foundation successfully obtained a loan reduced their monthly mortgage payment by $249.51 per month. The reduction will save the family The goal of the foundation is to offer families who demonstrate need a hand up, not just a hand out. Through the application process, the foundation seeks to identify past behaviors that indicate an applicants ability or lack of ability to make a lifetime future. ment? What is the character of each family member, and what is the composition of the family unit? Applications must be submitted by Tuesday, Nov. 1. Apply today or nominate a family in need by visiting www.gradient givesback.com/burgosandbrein. Applicants will be chosen based on need. Gradient plans to award serving families. Gabriel Burgos is founder and managing partner of Burgos & Brein Wealth Management in Maitland. Lack of Desire or Low Energy? Testosterone Lab Work for $35 (a $240 Value) Call today for a risk-free appointment: 407-894-9959 Effective October 13, 2011 Michelle Dolske, PhD, Charles Lammers, PhD, Jodi Nadler, PhD, Anthony Logalbo, PhD, Michael Westerveld, PhD and Benjamin Johnson-Markve, PsyD are moving their practice, Medical Psychology Associates, from their current location to: 1685 Lee Rd., Suite 200 Winter Park, Fl 32789 Patient medical records will be maintained at the Telephone and fax numbers for the practice will remain the same. at 407.303.7991.NOTICE TO PATIENTS It's That Time of Year Again... Trick or Treat Read more about child safety ONLINE at: Read more about the Flu ONLINE at: About Dr. B ADVERTISEMENT EMERGENCY 9-1-1 Win a nancial makeover GGABRIEL BB URGOS Guest Writer Burgos Mica honored at AA&H fundraiser PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER AArt and History Museums Maitland gave tribute to U U .SS. C Congressman John Mica at its annual EEvening in the Grove fundraiser on OOct. 16.

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Page 8 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011Winter Park / Maitland Observer Fall is a great time of the year for Central Florida and the City of Maitland. With October comes a little cooler weather, football games and, of course, Halloween! The Maitland Police Depart ment is actively involved with our families each and every Hal loween. On Monday, Oct. 31, Maitland Police Department will be additional neighborhood patrols and protecting the children in our community. Continuing our yearly tradition, Maitland police glow sticks for kids in our neigh borhoods. Below are some safety tips to help make your special day even more enjoyable and safe!! HAALLOOWEEN SAAFETY TIIPS costume accessories should be Walk in groups or with a trusted adult. tumes and bags to help drivers see you. ing hazards and tampering before eating them. Limit the amount of treats you eat. or-treating to help you see and others see you. bedtime to prevent skin and eye irritation. ing the street. Use established crosswalks wherever possible. eye injury by not wearing decora tive contact lenses. on the far edge of the road facing tumes, and shoes to avoid blocked vision, trips and falls. treats. Avoid eating homemade treats unless you know the cook well. with a trusted adult. Otherwise, stay outside. or luminaries. Be sure to wear Have a fun and safe Hallow een!! Sergeant Louis Grindle, Maitland City Council Meeting of OOct. 24 The Maitland City Council met Hall Council Chambers. Below is a synopsis of that meeting. The next regular scheduled council meeting will be held Monday, Nov. 14. For updates, please check our website www.itsmymaitland. com.Public hearings Third Amendment to the Uptown Maitland LLC Developers Agreement until the city is advised that Atlantic Housing Partners has se amend Chapter 7.5, Land Development Procedures, to develop regulations that are consistent with the 2030 Comprehensive De velopment Plan. amending Chapter 21 Zoning, and create Chapter 23 Special Dis tricts, and Section 23-1 Maitland West Side Special District, includ ing a map of the overlay district and design and performance stan dards, and Section 23-2. Down town Maitland, and amending the City of Maitland Land Development Regulations within the Mai tland City Code. registering candidates in 2012 and each subsequent year that is a multiple of four to a period that is in harmony with the date of the Florida Presidential Preference Primary.Consent agenda: Oct. 10 meeting were approved as presented. Charter Review Commission vis & Company LLC as the citys the years ending Sept. 30, 2012-14 and authorize the city manager to execute the engagement letter for audit services. nior Center Operating Hours for December 2011. The Center will be closed from Dec. 23 through Jan. 2. the Local Agency Program Agree ment with the Florida Department of Transportation for the construction of a sidewalk and retaining walls along the east side of Arapaho Trail from Algonquin Trail to Thunderbird Trail.Decision items: to execute a demand letter upon the Lakes at Maitland Condo minium Association Inc.s failure day, Nov. 4. to approve Change Order Sum tract, adjusting the contract from accommodate site landscaping and recognize owner direct pur chases. 2011 and adopted a resolution calling for a referendum election authorizing city council to grant Economic Development Ad Va lorem Tax Exemptions under 3, Art. VII of the State Constitution cial to the city. Winter Park City Talk byBY RAndyNDY KnNIGhtHT CITY MANAGER Halloween fun and safety Maitland City Talk byBY HOwW ArdRD SchCHIeferdeckerEFERDECKER MAYOR OOct. 24 City Commission meeting highlightsThere was a city commission meeting held Oct. 24 at 3:30 p.m. in City Hall Commission Cham bers at 401 Park Ave. South. Below are highlights of the decisions that were made.Mayors reportA presentation of the mean ing behind City Hall Commisby members of the Lakemont council The week of Oct. 24 was pro claimed Week of the Family. A $40,000 check was present ed to the city commission from the Friends of Fleet Peeples Park to assist in the construction of ADA compliant restrooms at Fleet Peeples Park.Consent agendaThe minutes of the Oct. 10 meeting were approved with The various purchases and contracts were approved (for a complete list of purchases and agreements, please access the Commission Agenda Packet at www.cityofwinterpark.org > Government > City Commission The use of up to $25,000 of Fiscal Year 2012 budgeted Parks & Recreation Department improvement funds was approved to improve the golf-bag storage area of the Starters House to provide in sulated/air conditioned space. AAction items requiring discussion The discussion regarding the exchange agreement for the state poned to the Nov. 14 city commis sion meeting. State legislative priorities were presented and approved.Public hearingsRequests of the City of Win ter Park to revise the public notice requirements for citywide notices to streamline the zoning approval process: dinance revising the application and approval procedures for zon ing amendments and conditional uses, revising the submittal re quirements for conditional uses and the extension or re-establish ment of conditional uses was ap proved with an amendment. dinance adopting new public no tice and adoption procedures for amendments to the comprehensive plan, goals, objectives and policies document, and substitut ing for the current amendment procedures was approved. The request for a 10-year con ditional use extension for Mr. Felix Furst for the project at 170 South Knowles Ave. was approved. The request of Winter Park In vestors LLC on behalf of WAWA Inc. for conditional use approval to construct a convenience store and drive-in gas/fuel sales at 901 and 911 North Orlando Ave. was approved. The second reading of the or dinance vacating and abandoning an existing utility easement locat ed at 1500 Summerland Ave. was approved. A full copy of the Oct. 24 commission minutes will be availat www.cityofwinterpark.org the week of Nov. 14, pending approv al by the commission.Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady ParkThe Parks & Recreation Depart ment of the City of Winter Park will present Pumpkins & Munch kins in Shady Park on Monday, p.m., in Shady Park, adjacent to the Winter Park Community Cen ter located at 721 W. New England Ave. Munchkins of all ages are in vited to attend this free familyties will include games, bounce houses, a costume contest, trick or treat trail and safe Halloween fun for everyone. If inclement weather tries to dampen the evening, the event will be moved into the Win ter Park Community Center.Trick or Treat on ParkOn Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., children are invited to dress in their costumes and trickor-treat at the participating mer chants on Park Avenue. For more information please winterpark.org.

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Page 9 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011Winter Park / Maitland Observer THURSDAY Oktober-fete, a community social beneting Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, is at the Winter Park Welcome Center on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. For more information, call the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce at 407-644-8281 or visit WinterPark.org. Join the Winter Park Farmers Market for Bubbles & BBQ on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. This dinner affair will be a good oldfashioned barbecue with a nod to the upscale. Tickets are $20. Visit Win terpark.org. Tails on the Avenue, a shopping and dining out fundraiser to help homeless pets sheltered at the SPCA of Central Florida, is the entire month of October at businesses along Park Avenue in Winter Park. Buy a $15 voucher at participating businesses or OrlandoPets.org then present the voucher to participating restaurants or businesses to enjoy discounts and promotions.FRIDAYDue to the rainy weather earlier this month, the Park Avenue Area Associations fall sidewalk sale has been rescheduled to Oct. 28-30. Discounts of up to 70 percent at participating stores. Hours vary by location. The Winter Park Institute at Rollins College will celebrate the 45th an niversary of the founding of the National Organization for Women with various events during Oct. 28-29. The free events are open to the public and feature activists who played signicant roles in the wom ens progressive movement and who can speak to the future of feminism. For more information, visit Rollins. edu/wpi or call 407-691-1995. New Hope for Kids will present Hold em & Roll em at Fields BMW, 963 N. Wymore Road, on Friday, Oct. 28, from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. This annual Halloween casino night fundraiser supports the programs aimed at pro viding specialized support to children and families grieving the death of a loved one and to grant wishes to chil dren with life-threatening illness in Central Florida. Cost for admission is $65 per person or two for $100. Call 407-331-3059 ext. 10 or visit Ne wHopeForKids.org. The traditional day of Czech Independence will be celebrated with free admission to the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens on Fri day, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fresh Med Spas is hosting a Spooktaculor Peel Party on Friday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Customers can get any chemical peel or Erbium resurfacing for $99 with 15 percent discounts on all products, refreshments and door prizes. Call 407-8972211 or visit FreshMedSpas.com. The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park will present the musical re vue Redlight: The Bad Girls of Broadway from Oct. 28-30. The revue features Broadway songs fea turing hookers, strippers and bad girls. The show will be performed on Oct. 28 and 29 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 30 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 general admission, $10 senior citizens/students. For reservations call 407-920-4034. This show is for mature audiences only.SATURDAYIs there a masterpiece in your at tic? Art Appraisal Day is Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, 1000 Holt Ave. Cost is $10 per appraisal. Pro ceeds benet the museum. Please bring hand-carried objects only.SUNDAYOn Sunday, Oct. 30, the Winter Park Sunday running group of the Orlando Runners Club will conduct its annual drive to collect blankets for residents of the Mens Pavilion at Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida. The main collection effort will take place in Winter Park at Park Avenue and Welbourne Avenue starting at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, prior to the Sunday Running Groups weekly run starting at 7 a.m. Visit OrlandoRunnersClub. orgTUESDAYThe Foundation for Success will hold a fundraising event at 6 p.m., Nov. 1, at the Home of Susan John son in Winter Park. At this fundraising event, you will hear stories of both academic and life successes right from some of the young ladies who is a recipient of the Foundation for Suc cess scholarship. A $100 donation is requested per person. All donations will be used to provide nancial sup port to our current and future recipients during their college adventure. To RSVP, call the Foundation for Suc cess at 407-838-1892. Winter Park will hold its general elec tion on Tuesday, Jan. 31, for the pur pose of electing a mayor. If a primary is necessary, it will be held on Tues day, Dec. 13. Qualifying for this seat will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at noon and will end on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at noon. For more election informa tion, call the City Clerk at 407-5993277, visit CityOfWinterPark.org and click on the election button or visit OCFElections.com.WEDNESDAYWinter Parks purchasing division will host the 13th annual Central Florida Chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing Reverse Trade Show on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center, 1050 W. Morse Blvd. For tickets visit CityOfWinterPark.org/ Purchasing > Reverse Trade Show Application. Junior Achievement of Central Florida will host the 34th annual Mid-Flor ida Business Hall of Fame event on Nov. 2 at the Rosen Centre Hotel on International Drive. Three laureates will be inducted into the Hall of Fame, as well as the awarding of the Spirit of Achievement award an honor presented annually to an exceptional business and civic leader who is mak ing a difference in the community. For more information, visit JACentraFL. org or call 407-898-2121.NOV. 3Jewish Family Services of Greater Or lando will participate in the Faces of Hunger program on Nov. 3. which will address the growing and invisible problem of hunger in Central Florida and ways by which commu nity members can help alleviate the problem. The program will be held at Congregation Ohev Shalom, 613 Concourse Parkway S. in Maitland at 7 p.m. For more information visit Or landoJewishFed.org Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF announces its lineup of new play readings, special events and panel discussions for PlayFest. The Harriett Lake Festival of New Plays, running Nov. 3-6 at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Cen ter, 812 E. Rollins St. For an in-depth look at the PlayFest Readings and Special Events visit OrlandoShakes. org/PlayFest Join Chef Tracy as he teaches you how to spice up your evening meals with new techniques and quick tips for cooking a full-course meal at JFS Womens Forum Spice Up Your Culinary Skills. The cost is $25 and it will be held at 617 Mercy Drive on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 6:30 p.m. Register online at JFSOrlando.org, email marni.chepenik@jfsorlando. org or call 407-644-7593. The Orange County Retired Edu cators Association will meet Thursday, Nov. 3, at 10 a.m. at College Park United Methodist Church, 644 W. Princeton St. Visit OCREA-.org or call 407-677-0446. Anyone who has worked in education is invited to join. Visit wpmobserver.com/events for more details. Send submissions to editor@observernewspapers.com Halloween photo contest! By entering this contest, you are opting to receive the Observer's weekly email newsletters. Submit your best Halloween costume photos to editor@observernewspapers.com for a chance to be published in the Observer and win Regal movie tickets!Please include: rst nameen last nameen email addressen phone numberen city of residenceen description of the photoen You must be a resident of Winter Park, Maitland, Baldwin Park or Goldenrod.The deadline to enter is noon Tuesday, Nov. 1.Calendar Visit our webpage for more info!www.NRG-DanceStudios.weebly.com Dancers Ages 2 & Up!Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Hip-hop, & Expressive Dance Location: Winter Park Community Center721 West New England Ave. Winter Park, FL 32789 FREE NRG-Dance Studios T-shirt and NO registration fee for the first 75 dancers to enroll! Where students transform into dancers!Meet the owner Nichole Genchi ...B.A. Dance from FIU Over 10 Years Teaching Former Miami Dolphins Cheerleader (NFL) & Panthers Ice Dancer (NHL) 1st Dance Class FREENow Enrolling!Call: (407)519-0477 For our special Halloween calendar, use your smartphones QR code reader app to scan this code, or visit wpmobserver.com Gloria Steinem Faces of Hunger

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Page 10 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011Winter Park / Maitland Observer Lifestyles Skittles, Starburst and M&Ms can be found in just about any store that sells candy. But Sassafras Sweet Shoppe, off Park Avenue and Morse Bou levard, is not just your everyday candy store. This candy shop car ries everything from the usual paste, banana-walnut marshmal lows and sour cream and onionFDA approved, real-life crickets. Our motto is If we dont have it and it is being sold, we will get it in, said store owner and candy connoisseur Rebecca McCamy. And that they will. Sassafras, which opened in December, has a wide selection of both modern and retro candies, such as Mary Janes, Charleston Chews, Zero Bars, Moon Pies and back to as late as the 1800s. The store also boasts penny and nickel candies, most of which the older customers recognize, as well as those that can be found in regular stores. We have all of the regular can dy, and we also have todays cool anywhere, McCamy said. Like anywhere. The store has international candies from Japan and England, gourmet candies from local ven dors, and even organic, vegan, sugarand gluten-free candies. They also have three-foot-long gummy worms and the worlds bear that makes for a good party favor in the event they are hired to cater a birthday party or other special event. Parents always come in and say [to their kids] you can pick dont realize we have this, store manager Ashley DiMaria said, motioning toward the three-footlong gummy worms. The littlest kids always come in and get the biggest things, she said laughing.Holiday editionsSassafras also has special-edition candies just in time for the Hal loween, Thanksgiving and Christ mas seasons. In the spirit of Halloween, the store will have gummy hearts, brain pops and boogers, and will be passing out free candy during Halloween Trick or Treat on Park Avenue on Saturday, Oct. 29. For the next few months, cus tomers can expect gumballs in Thanksgiving gumball that tastes like turkey, pumpkin pie and cranberry all in one, and gumballs that taste like eggnog, roast beef or bacon. For those customers with less of a sweet tooth, Sassafras also has a selection of vintage glass-bottle Cola made with cane sugar, to Sun Drop, Nehi, Big Red and the popular 1917 Cheerwine. We have this guy who comes in here every day for a Coke, Mc Camy said. Things like that makes having the store worthwhile, she added. I love regular customers and I love when people come in and recognize things from their child seems to happen regularly in Sas safras.Nostalgic moments Jean Mollica of Long Island said. And I remember all of this. Mollica, who was on vacation in Orlando and saw the store from across the street, was thrilled to look around and see the candies from her childhood. I remember those, she said of because of it. But the candy and soda are not the only vintage items in Sassa frass repertoire. They carry oldschool toys such as Pick-Up Sticks, jacks and Silly Putty, as well as old-fashioned tin lunchboxes. Weve become like a destination, McCamy said. People will drive from far away because they hear that we have something. Sassafras also has a birthday room, which can be rented out, where children can decorate cup cakes and tin buckets that they in turn use to go shopping in the candy store. where kids cant touch anything, DiMaria said. McCamy researched for more than two years before opening Sas safras. Now her dream of opening a vintage candy store for people of all ages has been realized. People always ask how are you so successful in this economy? And its like, we have stuff in here for everybody. Even if you only have a dollar in your pocket, you can buy something, McCa my said. And where else can you on Park Avenue? 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Page 11 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011Winter Park / Maitland Observer FamilyCalendar South African village of Hunting ton with $33 in her pocket and an overwhelming desire to make a change. I had no idea what I was getting into, she said. The Rollins College senior economics major happened upon the small, sprawled-out village of small brick houses and dust-laden roads as a scholar of ThinkImpact, a global social enterprise organi zation that immerses American students in rural African cultures to help promote social entrepreneurship. For eight weeks, from June to three-generation host family in their home with no insulation or running water. She quickly realized Huntington had little to no infrastructure other than a middle school and two shops selling only non-perishable goods. We went into the village and assets they have and what they didnt have, she said. If you just give people stuff, that doesnt re ally help them long term, so we were looking for other solutions. Through the teachings of Thin kImpact and her and her partners own realizations, the pair decided to combine their funds, giving their way to a change, opening and training community members to run their own bakery.Baking a changeWe wanted to provide some thing that would really generate income for them, but to also make With only a handful of ovens in the village and no real baking sup plies available without making town, she said getting the Sunrise Bakery up and running included a lot of trial and error. From drafting their own reci pes to converting measurements and using everything from emp tied out sardine cans and jelly jars to bake in, she and her partner, Vincent Feucht, were busy from I wanted to show the women that if they worked really hard and were dedicated, they could really make a difference, she said. She drafted a brochure for the 10 women to hand out and ad vertise the bakery business. It boasted birthday cakes, bananaapple pies. The team would wake up ear ly to bake, to then be able to sell their goods out of plastic bags and buckets to the others in the village. The woman were really dedi even decided to put all the money year aside to put into more ovens and supplies. With no electricity in the vil lage, she said its hard to keep in contact with the women, but a husband of one of the women who works at a resort with Internet access updates her every couple of weeks by email. I hope they will keep it up and really see what a difference they can make, she said.Impact at home and abroad help fund her ThinkImpact trip this summer as part of the col leges growing initiative for social entrepreneurship and social enterprise. As her give back for the grant, she is now interning at Crummers Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship to promote so cial entrepreneurship on campus. Tonia Warnecke, the assistant professor of economics at Rollins viser, said she is every teachers dream student. Shes never content with the status quo, Warneke said. Shes always trying to reach out to all the other facets of her interests in her education. Warneke is also an adviser of which focuses on raising awareness and funds focused on smallscale economic development projects in developing countries. coordinator. There are pockets of positive change all around campus, Warneke said, which she said help involved and make a difference at an international level. Her education provided her with the bits of information she needed about the issues, and those combined together for her to pursue her pas sion for change.Baking for impactRollins College student combines her education, passion to help women in South Africa SSArRAH WILSON OObserver SStaff PHOTO COURTESY OF FABIA rR OTHENFLUH TThe Rollins student put a bakery together in eight weeks in SSouth Africa. Learn moreTo learn more about different and new social entrepreneurial initiatives at Rollins College, visit www. rollins.edu/mba/entrepreneurship ThinkImpact, based out of Washington, D.C., is a global social enterprise organization that provides a program for college students and young professionals to immerse themselves in rural African culture and promote community and economic development. Kate Loose, community director for ThinkImpact, said the program looks to shape the next generation of social entrepreneurs. Were out to change mindsets and help people, she said. For more information, or to apply for the summer 2012 program, visit www.thinkimpact.org. Were looking for a lot of great scholars like Fabia for next year, Loose said.Halloween eventsThe Junior League of Greater Orlandos fourth annual Harvest Hustle 5K run/walk is at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the in tersection of New Broad and Jake streets in Baldwin Park. An afterparty and costume contest will follow. Cost is $30 on race day. Visit JLGO.org Enzians Haunted Swamp: Walk of Terror tour is 8 p.m. to mid night Oct. 28-29 and Monday, Oct. 31, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Enzian is also showcasing a series of scary movies. Visit Enzian.org Halloween Trick or Treat on Park Avenue is Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Rollins Colleges Halloween Howl is Saturday, Oct. 29, from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy trick-ortreating, haunted houses, arts and crafts, carnival games and a cos tume contest. This event is free and on Mills Lawn at Rollins, 1000 Holt Ave. Call 407-691-1250, or email MHein@Rollins.edu The 5k Halloween Fun Run will be 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Mead Gardens. All net proceeds benet St. Margaret Mary Churchs Haiti relief. Visit stmargaretmary.org/ haitifunrun.html The 12th annual Pet Costume Contest will be 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at the Doggie Door, 329 N. Park Ave. There will be a large pet costume contest at 11 a.m. and a small pet contest at 1 p.m. Call 407-644-2969. Pumpkins & Munchkins is 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on Halloween night in Shady Park in Hannibal Square adjacent to the Winter Park Community Center at 721 W. New England Ave. Event activities will include games, bounce hous es, costume contest and Trick-orTreat Trail. Call 407-599-3275.Other eventsPopcorn Flicks in Central Park featuring National Velvet is 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in Central Park in downtown Winter Park. There will be free popcorn for everyone. Rain date will be Nov. 17. Contact 407-629-0054 or visit Enzian.org Movie in the Park featuring Mr. Poppers Penguins is 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Quinn Strong Park in Maitland. Bring your blankets and chairs and the city will bring you the stars. Visit Itsmy Maitland.com for more information. The Maitland Public Library 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 Thurs day. Call 407-647-7700 for more information. Send submissions to editor@ observernewspapers.com

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Page 12 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011Winter Park / Maitland Observer Opinion/ Editorial On Oct. 21, President Barack Obama announced the scheduled end of the Iraq war. For some, After nearly nine years, the war in Iraq will be over, Obama told an amassed crowd of reporters at the White House. It was a closure that a large majority of Americans had been waiting for, some since the day the war had started. It was an eventuality that every remaining nation in the wars original Combined Joint Task Force and MultiNational Force had preempted through full troop withdrawals. It was a moment that many in Iraq itself had called out for. It was a decision whose time, for many, had come and gone long ago. Though there continue to exist arguments for and against continuing the war until some semblance of a concrete resolugrown more obvious. We are in overtime in the third longest war our nation has ever fought, with no clear winning play to be made. The end to the war was an inevitability, but one we feared would never come. Now we have the day: Dec. 31, 2011. Many rejoiced at the announcement. Videos played of Iraqis celebrating. But because the announcement of total troop withdrawal came out of Obamas mouth, his political detractors immediately called the decision a failure. Suddenly everything that so many had asked for was consid ered foolish and premature. Strangely, those same people, namely Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, reserved such derision three years ago, when the exact same timeline was set out. Three years ago, with a month dent George W. Bush announced his signing of an agreement for the drawdown and full removal of troops from Iraq. The end date was Dec. 31, 2011. As promised, Obama char acterized his announcement that we would honor that agreement. Those Iraqis who were celebrating in the streets? Some of them were likely among the groups enraged by the original 2008 U.S.-Iraq Status of Forces Agreement that announced that total troop withdrawal was still more than three years away. Now that the agreement has been reinforced by Obama, they have a reason to celebrate: That long In an ironic twist, this may have been one of the most bipar tisan decisions made in the his tory of the Iraq war since the vote But legislators such as Graham fail to see this as a bipartisan olive branch that Bush had previously endorsed, preferring to characterize it as the worst decision we could possibly have made, simply because the man delivering the reminder was from the opposite side of the political aisle. Never mind that it was the exact same decision that had been made by one of Grahams political bedfellows three years ago. Like the war, that argument lacks the political expediency to gain support. Like the war, its Land-swap deal has shortcomingsI am writing to express my opinion on the pending Progress Point/Winter Park land-swap deal being considered. I feel the proposed swap is very unfavorable to the city for the following reasons: 1. The staff recommendation to approve the exchange agreement contains a rationale to resolve the major differences in the citys and the developers property appraisals. The unbiased city appraisal, dated June 22, shows a difference ranging between $1.03 million to $1.8 million in the two properties, with the city property the more valuable. As you might expect, the developers appraisal shows a mere $200,000 difference. Progress Points appraisals showed a differ ence of only $200,000 while the citys showed $1.8 million. Staff has suggested taking the average of the two appraisals which is a gap of $1.03 million. The staff then simply aver ages the two appraisals. What? How appraisal been investigated? Are we talking apples and apples? Look at the difference in acreage: 5 versus 3.77; look at the shape of the properties: a contiguous block versus the triangular, hacked-up shape of the developers property. How about the more desir able setting of the Morse property? No assessed value has been assigned to that near as I can tell. Should another appraisal be done by the city? And why should we be giving credit for demolition? Why is 75 percent of the total value of the conservation easement deducted? It would add to the praisals is an insult to the city. detailed in the staff recommendation is not excusive to the Morse property. A similar development of the Progress Point property would result in similar revenues to the city. 3. Why is there such a rush to judgment here? Are we being pushed to meet some unknown deadline to lock in some unknown companys potential national headquarters to be built by the developer? What if the company changes its mind? There should be at least a memorandum of understanding between the developer and this company that can be revealed to the commission. Progress Point LLC did mention the name of its client. The major tenants have also disclosed their identities publicly. And you should be giving top consideration to the potential for the Morse property, including ing within the city that offers the features of the Morse property, such as contiguous block of land, a beautiful park setting and a central location. Do not forget that once this property is lost, any ideas for the citys use of the property are gone. It has been discussed, as a long-range plan, to possibly use this property for a new City Hall complex, or a new library. Can you honestly say that the Progress Point property would be as ideal as the Morse property for either of these future developments? How can you even consider the Progress Point prop erty for a new library? Its a retail busi ness area on a very busy road, distant from the population center. It certainly is not as convenient or attractive as is the current library or the Morse loca the size of our current one on the disjointed Progress Point property? And what if it needs to be larger than the current one? Have you thought about any of these issues? One of the unique features of our city is the proximity of so many businesses and public build ings to the city core; lest we forget that when the city was planned in the 1880s, a requirement was to locate as The appearance of ghosts, goblins and witches can only mean one thing: Halloween is right around the corner, and kids are getting ready to raid the neighborhood for candy. If youre a parent dreading your childs inevi table sugar crash, there are some solutions for fun, healthy alternatives to the holidays traditionally sugary affair. Registered dietitian Leigha Klebe pro motes healthy eating even during the holiday season by replacing conventional candy with wholesome substitutes. With childhood obesity on the rise in the suggests less sugar and more nutritious snacks to toss in kids trick-or-treat bags. Buddy Fruits specializes in healthy snacks for kids, and its 100 percent natural blended fruit and milk smoothies are a fantastic addition to trick-or-treat loot bags. With only 70 calories per pouch, these all-natural treats do not require refrigeration, contain no preserva tives and are gluten-free. Raisels sour raisins are a healthy take on Sour Patch Kids. These real dried fruit contain 100 percent of the recommended dietary allowance of vitamin C and are rich in antioxidants. They have zero cholesterol, Turbana plantain chips, which are also gluten-free, will make you the talk of the playground. With 30 percent less fat, as well as zero trans-fat, zero cholesterol and no pre servatives or additives, Turbanas crunchy, delicious snacks are a healthy alternative to regular potato chips. Treats dont all have to be edible. Be creative with your Halloween giveaways and pass out items such as Silly Bandz, Crayons, bubbles or noisemakers. Klebe also has a few tips to keep the imminent candy crush under control. Ration the loot: Total restriction of candy isnt healthy. Anything that is restricted or denied tends to take on greater appeal, Klebe says. Stick to small servings by only allowing your child one or two pieces of candy per sitting as a dessert after a healthy meal. A few days after Halloween, put the candy out of sight and out of mind. You can ration out the treats later. Serve dinner before house hopping: Fill kids bellies with a nutritious meal before they head out trick-or-treating. This way, foods, Klebe says. Giving kids healthy foods dulgence. Beware of cavities: Halloween candy, as well as any sticky, sugary food, can easily promote tooth decay. Make sure children brush their teeth well after a candy snack and before going to bed. With a little forethought and moderation, Halloween can remain a delicious, healthy and fun holiday for children and adults alike. Tyger Danger is a freelance writer living in Winter Park. Visit TygerDanger.comHauntingly healthy Halloween treats TTYGErR DANGErR Guest WriterLetters to the Editor Peace isnt a ghting word Please see LETTErRS on next page Why should we give up on such a grand plan for future city use just to appease a developer? Because the announcement of total troop withdrawal came out of Obamas mouth, his political detractors immediately called the decision a failure. Danger

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Page 13 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011Winter Park / Maitland Observer Chris Jepson Louis Roney much as possible next to the rail station, within walking distance, similar to so many old European standing features of Winter Park. Why should we give up on such a grand plan for future city use just to appease a developer? Lastly, I would urge each of you to consider recusing yourself from a vote on this very impor tant decision if you have, or have had, personal or business relaPoint LLC.Richard Rudy Winter ParkA leg up on SPCA fundraising became involved with the SPCA of Central Florida in Febru ary 2003 when we adopted our foxhound whose family de cided they couldnt take care of him anymore. We named him Franklin after Benjamin Frank lin, whose statue is perched on a bench at the University of Pennsylvania where my husband and I lunched daily during our 10 years of school in Philadelphia. We were so grateful that Franklin had a safe place to stay while he was waiting to be adopted that we decided we wanted to become more involved with the SPCA. The more we learned, the more we liked it. The SPCA of Central Florida is strictly a local organizaraise goes to helping needy pets right here at home. They are also a no-kill shelter; any healthy, adoptable animal has a home at the SPCA for as long as it takes ever home. Initially, our involvement was limited to dropping off dog food and pet supplies at the local shelter. Then, in October 2003, we decided to walk in one of their fundraisers, the Wiggle Waggle Walk. We put together a pack of a few pet lovers and called ourselves Franklins Friends. We raised only a little more than $500 but won the award for the top fundraising pack. We were top pack raised so little money for such a wonderful cause. So we vowed to work harder and raise more money the next year. Since then, we have adopted two additional dogs from the SPCA of Central Annie, from abandonment. As our four-legged family grew, so did Franklins Friends, growing bigger and stronger while win ning the award for top fundraising pack every year since 2003. And how far we have come. Last year we had a pack of more than 50 people and raised more than $57,000. Such a far cry from the imagine how many needy pets those dollars have helped! Our pack is able to raise so much money (while still holding through creative initiatives. In addition to approaching friends and family for donations, we have a corporate sponsorship program, run fundraising booths at local farmers markets and fairs, and put together several special events. This year we had a bowling fundraiser, a fashion show, a dance fundraiser and a family fun day with dog wash, food trucks, face painting, a plant sale and more than 30 retail vendors. Ten Thousand Villages and California Pizza Kitchen each held shopping events where they donated 20 percent of sales to the SPCA of Central Florida. We also participated in Macys Shop for One of my favorite special events this year is Tails on the Avenue. This fundraiser debuted as Tails on the Town three years ago. It is a shopping and dining out fundraiser where people buy a $15 coupon (all pro them to discounts at participating businesses and restaurants (each business chose what discount than 80 participating businesses and raised more than $3,000. This year we decided to focus the event on Park Avenue businesses and change the name to Tails on the Avenue. The coupon is valid at 11 Park Avenue businesses for the entire month of October. We kicked off coupon sales on Oct. 1 with a festive fundraising table outside The Doggie Door. We look forward to making the event even bigger and better next year! Visit www.OrlandoPets.org or www.franklinsfriends.info for more information.Monisha Seth MaitlandFramed (ction)Yea, its called life!After the war, when I returned to New York City, I miraculously managed to lease the same street-level show-window gallery on 57th Street where I had previ businesses in town. Jordan Salta was an acquaintance of school days in Pottstown, Pa. There was something about the guy that made me instinctively keep him at arms length through the years. My instincts, odd as it may seem, have had a better batting average than all the cogitation I have ever employed. The principal thing that made me mistrust Jordan was his inability ever to look me in the eye for more than a nervous moment. I had been brought up to have calm direct eye-contact with people to whom I was speaking, such was a sign of simple trustworthiness where I came from. I mentioned this disconcerting habit towering, red-faced rage. He was unmarried but reportedly ran a revolving door of sometimes over-thehill chance-taking females. Jordan made a fairly good living as an artist, a painter in oils, both landscape and portraiture. In my 57th Street gallery, I always had one or two of his canvasses on the wall for sale. His stuff moved better than average. But I never socialized with the guy except for the one time three years ago when he, my wife, Elena, and I lunched together at the University Club. Elena Gasperini had worked for me for four years, and, as time passed, she became more and more important in my life. Elena was stunning with her long silky was very smart to boot. When Elena and I were together the very high on her right thigh. She laughed it off and explained it as a teenage caper. A year after we began dating, Elena and I married one noon at St. Pats, with Jordan standing up for us. Elenas features were so beguiling that I asked Jordan to paint a facial portrait of her for me. Jordan readily agreed with pleasure. A while later, after Elena and I had enjoyed a leisurely honeymoon trip in the south of France, a messenger rang the doorbell of our New York apartment and handed me a large carton addressed to me personally. I opened the carton and there was a note inside that said, Know I am thinkthe wrappings I saw the reverse side of a painting in a gilded frame. I lifted the painting out, and just as I was turning it around to see it clearly, Elena came through the door. When she and I simultaneously saw the painting, we gasped as we recognized a full-length nude of Elena! High on the paintings right thigh was that small E. Elena and I spent a disastrous few days in our Park Avenue digs before we called it quits. I painted over the E and put Jor dans Elena for sale on a back wall in my gallery. I marvel at all the things that can get cha. The list is endless. Perhaps, my Catch-22 best captures that quality of life in all its many ironic variations. Something, indeed, will bring each of us, as they say, low. While watching yet another TV commercial for yet another malady that I only vaguely knew existed but is apparently so prevalent as to warrant national advertis comes a serious chap who looks painfully into the camera and plaintively whines out a I have this deep radiating pain that . And I shout at my television, Yea, its called life. My father was a tough guy. In every good sense of the word. He boxed Golden Glove contenders while in college because he could take a punch. He once upon a without a day off because he was the sole proprietor of his small enterprise. He fathered four children and saw to our welfare within a loving yet conten unabashedly an intellectual elitist. He read voraciously all his life, and his elite consisted of any blood relative whose name ended in Jepson. Christian Frederick changed his mind stances warranted. He was big in the chest yet much bigger in the brain. He had a lawyers training with an anar chists perspective (Boy, thats cover look. Please Dad, please, anything but the look of disappointment. In the 18 years I lived in his home, he touched me exactly once in anger or in Too funny today to think how utterly disgusting that was! And, of course, he drove by during that delightful summer moment! I had at least two light bulb mo ments with Father. A light bulb moment is when events coalesce (the planets/ of personal illumination is pulled just as the curtains of your mind open and you inwardly, mentally acknowledge, Yesss! I so get that. I do. My father was a mink rancher when he wasnt a lawyer, and one day, while walking bare foot around the ranch (as if toe down to the bone. Bones are, indeed, white! It was a nasty, gaping gash, bloody and painful. Huge scar today. A visit to but that wasnt happening that day. I swooned. Im on the ground wailing, and Father is preparing to clean the wound and wrap-it-up nicely, thank you very much. In between my sobs, sniveling and howls, Father leans over, secures eye contact and asks matter-of-factly: Do you need an ambulance? What he was asking and what I immefront door! Quit sniveling. Man up, boy. Of course, I did not require an ambulance. And by implication, understood years later, were all dying, so quit whin ing. He wasnt being harsh or insensitive, he was suggesting that I accurately assess my situation and respond accordingly. Yeah, its called life.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 > Have an opinion? Send your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Jenny Andreasson at editor@observernewspapers.com lettersLETTERS | Tails on the Avenue, which features deals at 11 Park Avenue stores, is in its last weekend CC OONTTINUEUED FROFROM pPREViIOUS pagPAGE

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Page 14 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011Winter Park / Maitland Observer Its a fundraiser, and its held in a museum, but there is nothing stuffy about the coolest event this side of the Ice Age. The Orlando Science Center invites us to the museums annual Neanderthal Ball on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 7 p.m.-11 pm. Let your hair down as you party like a caveman. Join in a diamond dig for a real diamond, examine real fossils and witness the latest in caveman couture with guests encouraged to dress in animal prints. Its a childrens programming at the Science Center, and its an upscale dining event with gourmet food selections. New this year, Absolut vodka presents a martini bar in an Ice Age theme area. At the Science Centers biggest friend-raiser of the year, guests rock out with themed music, bid on silent auction items, indulge in food and wine choices and enjoy one of the most spectacular views from the terrace overlooking Or www.osc.orgFestival of new playsThe new and improved PlayFest! The Harriett Lake Festival of at the Orlando Shakespeare The ater offering a full weekend of play readings, panel discussions, parties and networking. PlayFest offers the unique opportunity to meet and talk with artists and view groundbreaking new plays in only four days. This season, Orlando Shakes welcomes the er as keynote speaker. Hatcher wrote the screenplays for Casa nova, Stage Beauty, and The Duchess. His new play, Strongmans Ghost, will be presented as one of staged readings during PlayFest. Special events include: Beth Marshall Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. Hatcher free Saturday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. wright Gotta Do to Make a 2 p.m. All events take place at the Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rol orlandoshakes.org/ticketsSunset symphonyIts a drive, but the experience of hearing the Orlando Philhar monic perform in Floridas most beautiful garden is an experience worth the miles. Im referring to the 10th annual Sunset & Symphony Concert at Bok Tower Gardens, the beautiful National Historic Landmark 55 miles southwest of Orlando. This years concert is called Around the World, and the date is Satur day, Nov. 5. Guests are invited to bring picnics as the afternoon begins with the 205-foot Sing ing Tower carillon played by William De Turk. Then, as the Orlando Philharmonic takes the stage, children dressed as pirates will be invited to help conduct the performance of Pirates of the Caribbean. Other selec tions include Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov, Can-Can by Offenbach and Gershwins An American in Paris. Gates open at 3:30 p.m. to set up picnics, and an instrument petting zoo begins at to bring lawn chairs, insect repel ergardens.org or OrlandoPhil.org Signature chefs auctionBring together top chefs from across Central Florida to showcase their culinary masterpieces. Mix in a generous sampling of tails. Add in live entertainment and an auction of one-of-a-kind packages, and you have the recipe for the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction. Celebrating Central Florida, the event raises important dollars for the March of Dimes, the leading nancy and baby health. The event begins on Thursday, Nov. 10, at which guests are invited to bid on a variety of auction packages sort stays, weekend getaways. At the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, 9939 Universal Blvd. in Orlando. For tickets, visit marchofdimes. And not to be missed ing of the National Organization for Women, and Rollins College celebrates that anniversary with free events Oct. 28-29. The events feature author Gloria Steinem and former Congresswoman Patricia Schroeder. Visit www.rol Josh Garrick Party like a caveman Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and ne art curator. He is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. Garrick can be reached at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407-522-3906.WHO IS GArrRRICK > Are you living with Heart Failure?Local cardiologists are conducting a research study for heart failure patients. The study is a comparison of two prescription medications. You may qualify to participate in this study if you meet all study criteria, including but not limited to: You have chronic heart failure You are taking several heart failure medications You have been in the hospital because of heart failure in the past year If you qualify for this research study: Your research study medications will be given to you at no cost Any research procedure or research assessment will be provided at no cost to you A modest stipend is available to assist you in covering your travel expenses For more information, call the Florida Hospital Cardiovascular Research Department at (407) 303-7556 or email Carol Stastny MindGymOctober 10, 2011 Answers on page 15 1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORGTHIS WEEK AT ENZIAN SENNA Fri-Sat 3:45PM, 6:30PM, 9:15PM Sun 1PM, 3:45PM, 6:30PM Mon 9:30PM Tue 6:30PM Wed & Thu 6:30PM, 9:15PM PEARL JAM TWENTY Fri & Sat 11:59PM RED STATE Sun 10PM 13th ANNUAL MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Mon 6:30PM NETWORK Tue 9:30PM 1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORGTHIS WEEK AT ENZIAN SENNA Fri-Sat 3:45PM, 6:30PM, 9:15PM Sun 1PM, 3:45PM, 6:30PM Mon 9:30PM Tue 6:30PM Wed & Thu 6:30PM, 9:15PM PEARL JAM TWENTY Fri & Sat 11:59PM RED STATE Sun 10PM 13th ANNUAL MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Mon 6:30PM NETWORK Tue 9:30PM MARGIN CALL Fri Sun 3:30PM, 6:30PM, 9:30PM Mon Thu 6:30PM, 9:30PM Halloween Event & Ghost Tours 3rd ANNUAL HAUNTED SWAMP Fri & Sat 8PM-MID Mon 8 10PM Oct Midnight Madness FRIDAY THE 13TH Sat 11:59PM Kids Halloween Event THE ADVENTURES OF ICHABOD AND MR. 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Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 50+ tax wpmobserver.com 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 d USPS 00-6186 Publisher statement on page 4. Why should we give up on such a grand plan for future city use just to appease a developer? Page 12 Vintage sweets are in store Page 10 Rollins debut the Rollins College Tars fell to Webber on Monday night. Page 5 Calendar Author Gloria Steinem will be at Rollins Colleges NOW founding celebration on Oct. 28. Page 9 An unfamiliar brand of conve nience stores is expanding into Central Florida, and Winter Park after the City Commission voted 5-0 to let a Wawa store begin con struction. Welcome to Winter Park, Commissioner Tom McMacken said to representatives from the family-owned Wawa convenience store chain, which has proposed building a $5 million store and gas station abutting the south end of the Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar property along U.S. Highway 17/92. The chain, which according to Wawa regional real estate man ager Brian Pomycacz is 28 per cent employee owned, already Nearly all of the companys stores are within a 200-mile radius of the Florida would be new territory for the company, whose closest loca tion is in southern Maryland. With not many in the city fa miliar with the brand, the Oct. 24 City Commission meeting took on more of a TV commercial feel than Winter Park and Maitlands may oral seats are up for grabs on Jan. 31. Qualifying for Winter Park Mayor Ken Bradleys seat starts Tuesday, Nov. 1, and runs through Tuesday, Nov. 8. Folks can quali fy for Maitland Mayor Howard Schieferdeckers seat later this month, between Monday, Nov. 14, and Friday, Nov. 18. intent to run for re-election, but so far no challengers have come forward. Winter Park City Clerk Cindy Bonham said Tuesday that no body has picked up campaign paperwork, much less inquired about the race. Its the same way in Maitland, City Clerk Maria Waldrop said. Most candidates who intend to run will pick up the paper work before qualifying week be gins, Bonham said, as qualifying for candidacy can by a daunting process to attempt to complete in a weeks time. Most of the people have come in for the paperwork before qualifying begins, Bonham said. You do have some come in the week of qualifying, but theyre scrambling. Theres a lot of pa perwork that has to be done by the end of qualifying. Bradley If more than two candidates qualify for Winter Parks may oral seat, a primary will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 13. As of press time, no potential candidates had inquired about qualifying for election to challenge Bradley. If none present themselves by noon on Nov. 8, Bradley will win reelection by default. Commissioner Steven Leary said he was supportive of what term. I think the numbers greatly support his re-election, and as ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Winter Park Mayor K en Bradley hasnt been challenged for his seat yet. Please see ELECTION Page 6 Please see GAS STATION Page 3 Election season kicks off on Tuesday Winter Park and Maitlands mayors announce re-election campaigns See more pictures on page 2 JENNY ANDREASSON AND ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff City OKs gas station by Flemings ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff West in Winter Park PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER J ohn Rivers, owner of 4 Rivers, and Food Network host Adam Gertler enjoy the Cows n Cabs event on Saturday.

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Page 3 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 Winter Park / Maitland Observer a quasi-judicial hearing for al lowing the store to be built. This is not your regular con venience store, Pomycacz said. Most retailers in the country have a Facebook page. Wawa followers on Facebook com pared to your average retailer like Starbucks. The companys 15-minute pitch, including a video featur ing the governor of Pennsylva nia, sold the Commission on the idea. Youre talking about a $7 billion family-owned well-re spected company thats just so much more than a gas station, Commissioner Steven Leary said. But some in the chamber werent convinced. All things being equal, I dont think this is what Id like to see in Winter Park, resident William Shallcross said, refer ring to the look of the building. Its kind of precedent-setting. Shallcross also mentioned that the city could use more gas stations, a point about which Mayor Ken Bradley agreed. The number of gas stations seems to have decreased dra matically in the city, and Im not sure thats a good thing, Brad ley said. Im very impressed with Wawa, and Im excited to have them in the city. Among a few advantages to bringing the store to the city, Po mycacz said, the company will hire between 30-40 employees, including 3-5 full-time manag the meeting likened the stores treatment of employees to Pub lix, the privately owned grocery store chain that began in Cen tral Florida. Bradley, along with Leary, said he was impressed with the store and wanted to see it come to Winter Park. I visited one outside of Philadelphia many years ago, Bradley said. It was very im pressive. I dont think theyre your typical convenience store. Individual & Family health plans For an Instant Quote or to apply, visit our website www.HealthInsuranceIBS.com407-831-5166 Tom Carey SundewGardens@gmail.comCommunity supported agriculture. Experience homegrown gardening: PLEASE MARK YOUR RESPONSE HERE:Will you please review and respond as soon as possible? We are waiting for your approval. Please NOTE: this is NOT a second opportunity to design the ad. Redesign changes may result in additional charges. Thank you!1. Please circle A or B below: A: I approve this ad as shown here B: I approve this ad with changes as marked (How many changes are marked? _____)2. Please double check phone/address/names.Phone & address are correct (initials here) ________ With this signature, I signify my understanding that payment for this ad is due per Advertising Agreement.Signed ________________________________Since 1995(407) 366-8696 Fax (407) 359-2118 P.O. Box 4548 Winter Park, FL 32793FOR YOUR INFORMATIONThis ad will appear in these areas and months. ____Waterford Lakes__________________ ____College Park/Orlando______________ ____Winter Park/Maitland_______________ ____Sweetwater/Heathrow______________ ____Tuscawilla/Wntr Sprgs _____________ ____Oviedo__________________________ ____ Baldwin/Winter Pk. East ____________X JUNE 2011 X JUNE 2011 A Better Plumber407-644-4000 X JUNE 2011 GAS ST A TION | Winter Park store would create 30-40 jobs C ONTINUED FROM FRONT P A GE Plan your weekend with The Weekender! Visit wpmobserver.com and click "Subscribe to Newsletter" PHOTO BY TRACY CRAFT THE OBSERVER The Performing Arts of Maitland performs at T aste of Maitland on Monday. Maitlands Taste sizzles

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Page 4 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 Winter Park / Maitland Observer USPS 00-6186 ISSN 1064-3613 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835-5705 Member of: Goldenrod Chamber of Commerce Publisher 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 2011 Established in 1989 by Gerhard J.W. Munster P.O Box 2426 Winter Park, FL 32790 Published Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 CONT ACTS Volume 23, Issue Number 43 PUBLISHER Kyle Taylor 407-563-7009 Jenny Andreasson 407-563-7026 Jonathan Gallagher 407-563-7054 REPORTERS Jenny Andreasson 407-563-7026 Isaac Babcock 407-563-7023 Ashley McBride Isaac Babcock Padrick Brewer Chris Jepson Louis Roney Josh Garrick Tracy Craft 407-515-2605 Amanda Rayno 407-563-7073 Meisha Perrin obit@observernewspapers.com P AM donates 100 DVDs Stage Bands show at the Maitland of Maitlands promise to the chief to provide 50 MSB and 50 Maitland to participants of the new safety visit program. Law for business people will inaugurate a new program, Lead ership Law 2012, in January 2012. for business and community lead sues within the judicial system that decisions. Leadership Law will meet monthly from January through May plications are being accepted through ershipLaw.OrangeCountyBar.org, or tion at OrangeCountyBar.org. Posters for sale The Chamber is selling 38th annual ers for $15 each. In addition, there are T-shirts (regular, ladies and kids), mens Izod polo shirts, tote bags, hats park.org for details. Fill a wallet for a senior dedicated to helping senior citizens remain living independently in their homes, has launched its holiday gift organization hopes that through this drive, each of its 2,500 clients will receive a gift to brighten their holiday season. To donate, purchase a wallet and include $10 cash or a gift card. org or visit seniorsrstinc.org Send bulletin submissions to editor@observernewspapers.com Business Briefs Community Bulletin New vendor system The city of Winter Parks purchas ing division has launched a new inhouse, online vendor registration and solicitation notication system called VendorLink. The system allows ven dors to view and download quota tions and solicitations at no cost, at any time, from any computer with Internet access. To access current quotations and solicitations, vendors must become registered VendorLink users by visiting CityOfWinterPark. Dunigan joins bank gan as senior vice president and Kyle tomers as loan portfolio managers. Angel seminar millions of dollars annually to support entrepreneurial start-up companies. The rm recently relocated its corpo Grand Bohemian Hotel in downtown Orlando. Call 407-674-1925 or visit Gardner on board Chris Gardner, CEO and shareholder of Kuykendall Gardner, a Winter Park insurance brokerage rm, was ap pointed to the board of governors for Citizens Property Insurance Corpora tion. JA gets $100K recently received a $100,000 grant dation to help upgrade the organiza tions overall technology infrastruc ture. Citys debt savings Winter Park successfully sold its $14,155,000 Water & Sewer Refund ing Revenue Bonds, Series 2011, to ed in $1,569,148 of net present value debt service savings or 10.5 percent of the par amount of the refunded bonds. 100% leased Emerson International reports that all za overlooking Cranes Roost Lake in New MIA eateries based in Orlandos Baldwin Park, recently completed two new restau Bacardi and Counter. Easter Seals celebrates senting the organization during the past year and he then passed the torch rento. President and CEO Sue Ventura was on hand to thank supporters. ter volunteer of the year Elizabeth Restrepo; Camp Challenge volunteer of Ray Jones; and overall volunteer of the year Jan Hussein. Sullivan ends hunger In a ceremony at the Share Our Strengths Conference of Leaders, Bill Sullivan of commitment to ending childhood hunger has been an instrumental part of Taste is now a driving force of the successful culinary event, which has raised more than $2.5 million dollars during his ten ure to support programs that seek to end community. OCPS wins big Orange County Public Schools took home more awards than any other school district in conference. The awards in

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Page 5 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 Winter Park / Maitland Observer 1300 Oneco WP Sold $1,035,000 CapTrust Tampa Sold $5,000,000 Park Forest Pending Tarawood For Sale $1,750,000 OWENS REALTY NETWORK 228 PARK AVE N. SUITE F WINTER PARK, FL 32789 OFFICE (407) 681-2000 OWENSREALTYNETWORK.COM The Knights are set to play the second worst team in Conference USA, the week after losing to the worst. Four quarters after entering what had been predicted as the shoo-in win of the season for the Knights, UCFs football team left wondering what happened against UAB on Oct. 20. The previously sent the Knights down to 3-4, their The Blazers, who had struggled son, were further handicapped by missing their starting quarterback, star running back and left tackle. That didnt seem to matter for the Blazers, who had their offensive game of the season, amassing 501 total yards and scoring in three of the games four quarters, blowing by a UCF defense that had been many defensive categories. Thats as sloppy a defense as Ive ever seen, Head Coach George OLeary told UCF Athlet ics. Were just doing things you cant do and expect to win. a comeback attempt by backup UCF quarterback Blake Bortles end zone that sealed the loss for the Knights. But Bortles had shown some ter, directing the Knights during two scoring drives that would set the stage for a comeback. At Knights had a 24-23 lead, which was erased when a stalled UAB fourth-down conversion attempt was converted by a costly pass in terference penalty that eventually led to the Blazers winning score. Now the Knights will have to face Memphis, but they will be looking to rebound on their own turf. Thats good news for the Knights, who have a 3-0 record at home, in direct contrast to their 0-4 record on the road. ing Tulane 33-17 on Oct. 22. The game kicks off at 4 p.m. Oct. 29, televised on Bright House Sports Network. Knights shocked in loss ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff The Winter Park Wildcats are in a tailspin after a second straight loss last week. Winter Park (3-4, the season with two wins and hasnt had a win since. The Wildcats entered Fridays game against East River with an untarnished district record but left having given the Falcons a foot in the door to the district championship, losing 17-7. Offensive miscues dominated the Wildcats effort, with only one touchdown in the game com ing thanks to Asiantii Woulards arm and Dvario Montgomerys legs, connecting on a 28-yard touchdown play. Winter Park hits the road again this week against Colonial, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Fri day, Oct. 28. Eagles downed Edgewater was fresh off one of its biggest upset wins in recent memory over Dr. Phillips when it had to contend with a team that had held teams to less than three touchdowns per game. Oviedo won 24-14. power with quarterback J.B. Woodman and rushers John Alt man and rusher/receiver Alton Howard, who helped contribute the bulk of the Eagles 454 total yards in the game. Altman alone would pick up 147 yards on the ground, averaging more than seven yards per run. Alton How ard averaged nearly eight yards per carry en route to 55 yards on the ground. But that massive amount of offensive yardage fell short of the goal line on multiple drives, leaving the Eagles frustrated as the Lions walked away with a lead that would grow until a stagnant fourth quarter, when the end zone. The Eagles hit the road again this week, playing Thursday Darters started the season with three straight losses and have including a 53-22 blowout over West Orange last week. JV blanks East River The Winter Park JV football team fense and a strong running game to shut out the East River Falcons 24-0. It was their third shutout. The Wildcats were equally impressive on offense with more than 300 yards on the ground. Running back Elliot Hammond had another 100-plus yards rushing that included a 5-yard touchdown scamper, sophomore running back Dominique Peter son had touchdown runs of 5 and 3 yards, and freshman run ning back Travis Jones broke two long runs of 40 and 50 yards. The Wildcats next host Colonial at Showalter Field on Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Edgewater brought repower to Oviedo on Friday night but it wasnt enough. Wildcats on 2-game slide; Eagles fall to Oviedo ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff 2,500 fans cheer new Tars PHOTOS BY AMY SIMPSON THE OBSERVER F ans packed the stands at Showalter Field on Monday, Oct. 24, for the Rollins College Football Clubs rst game, which they lost 48-17 to Webber International.

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Page 6 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Effective October 17, 2011 Sheila Baez-Torres, MD will be moving her practice, Neurology & Movement Disorders Assoc., from their current location to: 1685 Lee Road, Suite 210 Winter Park, FL 32789 Patient medical records will be If you have any questions, please NOTICE TO PATIENTS Dennis AllenOwner/ Administrator If developer Dan Bellows doesnt pay Maitland $39,000 by Nov. 4, the city will send a demand letter that could lead to a water shutoff at the Lakes at Maitland Condo miniums. At Mondays meeting, City Council unanimously approved to send the demand letter and some expressed relief that the struggle with the Ravaudage developer seemed to be coming to a close. Just a month ago it seemed like several said they didnt know anything about this and now its solved, Councilman Phil Bonus said, thanking staff members. Bellows owed $50,000 in over due utility charges. The city made several attempts to work with him to negotiate credits for spikes in sewer usage related to leaks. But the developer did not provide the necessary documentation. Last week, he did provide that. Sharon Anselmo, Maitlands man agement services director, said she met with Bellows on Oct. 19 and he said he would pay the de linquent bills now that a lawsuit has been resolved with the former property owner. He said that they settled the lawsuit with the prior owner and the funds would be available in 10 days, Anselmo said Monday. Bellows handed over work orders related to the water leaks, and the city issued him a nearly $10,000 credit on his account. He also said eight of the 12 units in the complex are vacant so the city has disconnected them. The $39,310 due on Friday, Nov. 4, is utility use from January to August. His September bill of almost $10,000 became overdue on Oct. 11. Bellows deadline JENNY ANDREASSON Observer Staff I remember when he came into of Leary said. We addressed a major pension problem. The spirit of the workforce is greater. I dont think he gets enough credit for all that he does. as mayor, will host a campaign kick off party on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at Hot Olives. He said that hes looking for ward to a race, if one presents itself. Ive got a lot of support behind me, Bradley said. Im ready to run again. Schieferdecker Maitlands mayor was a city coun cilman for less than four months be remaining 15-month term of Mayor Doug Kinson, who resigned to run for Orange County Commission. Schieferdecker has been on the job since Jan. 4. Ive been a lot busier than I thought, the retired developer said. This is a full-time job for me. He said he spends more hours working now than he did before he retired. He said he decided to run for reelection because there are a lot of proj ects in the works that he wants to see through, including the downtown re sion revisions and the charter review process. Those are the three things I can think of from the top of my head, he said Tuesday. Ive got a long list. Schieferdecker said he would wel come challengers for his seat. Thats what this countys built around, he said. Maitlands referendum to oppose Schieferdecker by Nov. 18, then hell win another term sans elec tion. But Maitland will still have its name on the ballot in the form of an economic incentive referendum. The ballot referendum asks citizens if theyll allow City Council to dole out tax incentives to businesses look ing to relocate or expand in the city. On Monday, City Council approved the ballot language 4-1, with Council woman Bev Reponen dissenting. If approved by voters on Jan. 31, the incentives program would allow City Council to give qualifying busi nesses, on a case-by-case basis, as much as a 100 percent tax exemption for as many as 10 years. Most neighboring cities, such as Winter Park and Orlando, already have business incentives in place. But recent reports in the news that the in centives doled out by the state arent always turning into jobs have soured public opinion of the program, Mait land resident Bill Randolph said. But Council sees a need for the program to stay competitive and members said theyll hold businesses accountable. We are in competition for busi ness whether we like it or not, Coun cilman Ivan Valdes said at Mondays meeting. If were not proactive, we wont have the option to compete for this business. While many referendums require measure needs just 50 percent, the city attorney said. ELECTION | Maitlanders will vote on economic incentive program C ONTINUED FROM FRONT P A GE Run for mayor Winter Park and Maitland will hold general elections on Tuesday, Jan. 31, to elect mayors. Qualifying starts next week. Visit CityOfWinterPark.org and ItsMyMaitland.com for more information. On the ballot Referendum ballot language Shall the Maitland City Council be authorized to grant, pursuant to Section 3, Article VII of the State Constitu tion, property tax exemptions for new businesses and expansions of existing businesses that are expected to create new, full-time jobs in the City? ARCHIVE PHOTO BY JENNY ANDREASSON THE OBSERVER Howard Schieferdecker has been Maitland mayor since January.

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Page 7 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Financial instability continues to plague countless Americans. The Florida unemployment rate remains more than 10 percent, and there is talk of a double-dip tion that could last for another 10 years. Whether people have been laid off, have homes in foreclo sure or have unforeseen medical conditions, many are struggling & Brein Wealth Management, in partnership with the Gradient Gives Back Foundation, invites Central Florida residents who have fallen on hard times and are struggling to recover from one of the most challenging economic environments in history to apply now for an opportunity to be cial makeover. Gradient Gives Back Foun dation launched the Gradient Gives Back Community Outreach Program in 2009 in response to the economic crisis. The Gradi ent Gives Back program is an opportunity for families in the Central Florida region to receive 12 months of mortgage payments planning from the Burgos & Brein Wealth Management. Other services include home mortgage port as necessary for the families. Since 2009, the Gradient Gives Back Foundation has received more than 3,000 applications and awarded six families with cial support has helped families stay in their homes because of for lesser payments. In 2010, the Gradient Gives Back Founda tion successfully obtained a loan reduced their monthly mortgage payment by $249.51 per month. The reduction will save the family The goal of the foundation is to offer families who demonstrate need a hand up, not just a hand out. Through the application process, the foundation seeks to identify past behaviors that indicate an applicants ability or lack of ability to make a lifetime future. ment? What is the charac ter of each family member, and what is the composition of the family unit? Applications must be submit ted by Tuesday, Nov. 1. Apply today or nominate a family in need by visiting www.gradient givesback.com/burgosandbrein. Applicants will be chosen based on need. Gradient plans to award serving families. Gabriel Burgos is founder and managing partner of Burgos & Brein Wealth Management in Maitland. Lack of Desire or Low Energy? Testosterone Lab Work for $35 (a $240 Value) Call today for a risk-free appointment: 407-894-9959 Effective October 13, 2011 Michelle Dolske, PhD, Charles Lammers, PhD, Jodi Nadler, PhD, Anthony Logalbo, PhD, Michael Westerveld, PhD and Benjamin Johnson-Markve, PsyD are moving their practice, Medical Psychology Associates, from their current location to: 1685 Lee Rd., Suite 200 Winter Park, Fl 32789 Patient medical records will be maintained at the Telephone and fax numbers for the practice will remain the same. at 407.303.7991.NOTICE TO PATIENTS It's That Time of Year Again... Trick or Treat Read more about child safety ONLINE at: Read more about the Flu ONLINE at: About Dr. B ADVERTISEMENT EMERGENCY 9-1-1 Win a nancial makeover GABRIEL B URGOS Guest Writer Burgos Mica honored at A&H fundraiser PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Art and History Museums Maitland gave tribute to U .S. Congressman John Mica at its annual Evening in the Grove fundraiser on Oct. 16.

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Page 8 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Fall is a great time of the year for Central Florida and the City of Maitland. With October comes a little cooler weather, football games and, of course, Halloween! The Maitland Police Depart ment is actively involved with our families each and every Hal loween. On Monday, Oct. 31, Mai tland Police Department will be additional neighborhood patrols and protecting the children in our community. Continuing our yearly tradition, Maitland police glow sticks for kids in our neigh borhoods. Below are some safety tips to help make your special day even more enjoyable and safe!! HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS costume accessories should be Walk in groups or with a trusted adult. tumes and bags to help drivers see you. ing hazards and tampering before eating them. Limit the amount of treats you eat. or-treating to help you see and others see you. bedtime to prevent skin and eye irritation. ing the street. Use established crosswalks wherever possible. eye injury by not wearing decora tive contact lenses. on the far edge of the road facing tumes, and shoes to avoid blocked vision, trips and falls. treats. Avoid eating homemade treats unless you know the cook well. with a trusted adult. Otherwise, stay outside. or luminaries. Be sure to wear Have a fun and safe Hallow een!! Sergeant Louis Grindle, Maitland City Council Meeting of Oct. 24 The Maitland City Council met Hall Council Chambers. Below is a synopsis of that meeting. The next regular scheduled council meeting will be held Monday, Nov. 14. For updates, please check our website www.itsmymaitland. com. Public hearings Third Amendment to the Uptown Maitland LLC Developers Agree ment until the city is advised that Atlantic Housing Partners has se amend Chapter 7.5, Land Devel opment Procedures, to develop regulations that are consistent with the 2030 Comprehensive De velopment Plan. amending Chapter 21 Zoning, and create Chapter 23 Special Dis tricts, and Section 23-1 Maitland West Side Special District, includ ing a map of the overlay district and design and performance stan dards, and Section 23-2. Down town Maitland, and amending the City of Maitland Land Develop ment Regulations within the Mai tland City Code. registering candidates in 2012 and each subsequent year that is a multiple of four to a period that is in harmony with the date of the Florida Presidential Preference Primary. Consent agenda: Oct. 10 meeting were approved as presented. Charter Review Commission vis & Company LLC as the citys the years ending Sept. 30, 2012-14 and authorize the city manager to execute the engagement letter for audit services. nior Center Operating Hours for December 2011. The Center will be closed from Dec. 23 through Jan. 2. the Local Agency Program Agree ment with the Florida Depart ment of Transportation for the construction of a sidewalk and retaining walls along the east side of Arapaho Trail from Algonquin Trail to Thunderbird Trail. Decision items: to execute a demand letter upon the Lakes at Maitland Condo minium Association Inc.s failure day, Nov. 4. to approve Change Order Sum tract, adjusting the contract from accommodate site landscaping and recognize owner direct pur chases. 2011 and adopted a resolution calling for a referendum election authorizing city council to grant Economic Development Ad Va lorem Tax Exemptions under 3, Art. VII of the State Constitution cial to the city. Winter Park City Talk BY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER Halloween fun and safety Maitland City Talk BY HOW ARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Oct. 24 City Commission meeting highlights There was a city commission meeting held Oct. 24 at 3:30 p.m. in City Hall Commission Cham bers at 401 Park Ave. South. Below are highlights of the decisions that were made. Mayors report A presentation of the mean ing behind City Hall Commis by members of the Lakemont council The week of Oct. 24 was pro claimed Week of the Family. A $40,000 check was present ed to the city commission from the Friends of Fleet Peeples Park to assist in the construction of ADA compliant restrooms at Fleet Peeples Park. Consent agenda The minutes of the Oct. 10 meeting were approved with The various purchases and contracts were approved (for a complete list of purchases and agreements, please access the Commission Agenda Packet at www.cityofwinterpark.org > Government > City Commission The use of up to $25,000 of Fiscal Year 2012 budgeted Parks & Recreation Department improve ment funds was approved to im prove the golf-bag storage area of the Starters House to provide in sulated/air conditioned space. Action items requiring discussion The discussion regarding the exchange agreement for the state poned to the Nov. 14 city commis sion meeting. State legislative priorities were presented and approved. Public hearings Requests of the City of Win ter Park to revise the public notice requirements for citywide notices to streamline the zoning approval process: dinance revising the application and approval procedures for zon ing amendments and conditional uses, revising the submittal re quirements for conditional uses and the extension or re-establish ment of conditional uses was ap proved with an amendment. dinance adopting new public no tice and adoption procedures for amendments to the comprehen sive plan, goals, objectives and policies document, and substitut ing for the current amendment procedures was approved. The request for a 10-year con ditional use extension for Mr. Felix Furst for the project at 170 South Knowles Ave. was approved. The request of Winter Park In vestors LLC on behalf of WAWA Inc. for conditional use approval to construct a convenience store and drive-in gas/fuel sales at 901 and 911 North Orlando Ave. was approved. The second reading of the or dinance vacating and abandoning an existing utility easement locat ed at 1500 Summerland Ave. was approved. A full copy of the Oct. 24 com mission minutes will be avail at www.cityofwinterpark.org the week of Nov. 14, pending approv al by the commission. Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady Park The Parks & Recreation Depart ment of the City of Winter Park will present Pumpkins & Munch kins in Shady Park on Monday, p.m., in Shady Park, adjacent to the Winter Park Community Cen ter located at 721 W. New England Ave. Munchkins of all ages are in vited to attend this free familyties will include games, bounce houses, a costume contest, trick or treat trail and safe Halloween fun for everyone. If inclement weather tries to dampen the evening, the event will be moved into the Win ter Park Community Center. Trick or Treat on Park On Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., children are invited to dress in their costumes and trickor-treat at the participating mer chants on Park Avenue. For more information please winterpark.org.

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Page 9 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 Winter Park / Maitland Observer THURSDAY Oktober-fete a community social beneting Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, is at the Winter Park Welcome Center on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. For more informa tion, call the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce at 407-644-8281 or visit WinterPark.org. Join the Winter Park Farmers Market for Bubbles & BBQ on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. This dinner affair will be a good oldfashioned barbecue with a nod to the upscale. Tickets are $20. Visit Win terpark.org. Tails on the Avenue a shopping and dining out fundraiser to help homeless pets sheltered at the SPCA of Central Florida, is the entire month of October at businesses along Park Avenue in Winter Park. Buy a $15 voucher at participating businesses or OrlandoPets.org then present the voucher to participating restaurants or businesses to enjoy discounts and promotions. FRIDAY Due to the rainy weather earlier this month, the Park Avenue Area Asso ciations fall sidewalk sale has been rescheduled to Oct. 28-30. Discounts of up to 70 percent at participating stores. Hours vary by location. The Winter Park Institute at Rollins College will celebrate the 45th an niversary of the founding of the Na tional Organization for Women with various events during Oct. 28-29. The free events are open to the public and feature activists who played signicant roles in the wom ens progressive movement and who can speak to the future of feminism. For more information, visit Rollins. edu/wpi or call 407-691-1995. New Hope for Kids will present Hold em & Roll em at Fields BMW, 963 N. Wymore Road, on Friday, Oct. 28, from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. This annual Halloween casino night fundraiser supports the programs aimed at pro viding specialized support to children and families grieving the death of a loved one and to grant wishes to chil dren with life-threatening illness in Central Florida. Cost for admission is $65 per person or two for $100. Call 407-331-3059 ext. 10 or visit Ne wHopeForKids.org. The traditional day of Czech Inde pendence will be celebrated with free admission to the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens on Fri day, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fresh Med Spas is hosting a Spook taculor Peel Party on Friday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Customers can get any chemical peel or Erbium resurfacing for $99 with 15 percent discounts on all products, refresh ments and door prizes. Call 407-8972211 or visit FreshMedSpas.com. The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park will present the musical re vue Redlight: The Bad Girls of Broadway from Oct. 28-30. The revue features Broadway songs fea turing hookers, strippers and bad girls. The show will be performed on Oct. 28 and 29 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 30 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 general admission, $10 senior citizens/students. For reservations call 407-920-4034. This show is for mature audiences only. SATURDAY Is there a masterpiece in your at tic? Art Appraisal Day is Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, 1000 Holt Ave. Cost is $10 per appraisal. Pro ceeds benet the museum. Please bring hand-carried objects only. SUNDAY On Sunday, Oct. 30, the Winter Park Sunday running group of the Orlando Runners Club will conduct its annual drive to collect blankets for residents of the Mens Pavilion at Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida. The main collection effort will take place in Winter Park at Park Avenue and Welbourne Avenue starting at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, prior to the Sunday Running Groups weekly run starting at 7 a.m. Visit OrlandoRunnersClub. org TUESDAY The Foundation for Success will hold a fundraising event at 6 p.m., Nov. 1, at the Home of Susan John son in Winter Park. At this fundraising event, you will hear stories of both academic and life successes right from some of the young ladies who is a recipient of the Foundation for Suc cess scholarship. A $100 donation is requested per person. All donations will be used to provide nancial sup port to our current and future recipi ents during their college adventure. To RSVP, call the Foundation for Suc cess at 407-838-1892. Winter Park will hold its general elec tion on Tuesday, Jan. 31, for the pur pose of electing a mayor. If a primary is necessary, it will be held on Tues day, Dec. 13. Qualifying for this seat will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at noon and will end on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at noon. For more election informa tion, call the City Clerk at 407-5993277, visit CityOfWinterPark.org and click on the election button or visit OCFElections.com. WEDNESDAY Winter Parks purchasing division will host the 13th annual Central Florida Chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing Re verse Trade Show on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center, 1050 W. Morse Blvd. For tickets visit CityOfWinterPark.org/ Purchasing > Reverse Trade Show Application. Junior Achievement of Central Florida will host the 34th annual Mid-Flor ida Business Hall of Fame event on Nov. 2 at the Rosen Centre Hotel on International Drive. Three laureates will be inducted into the Hall of Fame, as well as the awarding of the Spirit of Achievement award an honor presented annually to an exceptional business and civic leader who is mak ing a difference in the community. For more information, visit JACentraFL. org or call 407-898-2121. NOV. 3 Jewish Family Services of Greater Or lando will participate in the Faces of Hunger program on Nov. 3. which will address the growing and invisible problem of hunger in Central Florida and ways by which commu nity members can help alleviate the problem. The program will be held at Congregation Ohev Shalom, 613 Concourse Parkway S. in Maitland at 7 p.m. For more information visit Or landoJewishFed.org Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Part nership with UCF announces its lineup of new play readings, special events and panel discussions for PlayFest. The Harriett Lake Festival of New Plays running Nov. 3-6 at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Cen ter, 812 E. Rollins St. For an in-depth look at the PlayFest Readings and Special Events visit OrlandoShakes. org/PlayFest Join Chef Tracy as he teaches you how to spice up your evening meals with new techniques and quick tips for cooking a full-course meal at JFS Womens Forum Spice Up Your Culinary Skills The cost is $25 and it will be held at 617 Mercy Drive on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 6:30 p.m. Register online at JFSOrlando.org, email marni.chepenik@jfsorlando. org or call 407-644-7593. The Orange County Retired Edu cators Association will meet Thurs day, Nov. 3, at 10 a.m. at College Park United Methodist Church, 644 W. Princeton St. Visit OCREA-.org or call 407-677-0446. Anyone who has worked in education is invited to join. Visit wpmobserver.com/events for more details. Send submissions to editor@observernewspapers.com Halloween photo contest! By entering this contest, you are opting to receive the Observer's weekly email newsletters. Submit your best Halloween costume photos to editor@observernewspapers.com for a chance to be published in the Observer and win Regal movie tickets! Please include: rst name last name email address phone number city of residence description of the photo You must be a resident of Winter Park, Maitland, Baldwin Park or Goldenrod. The deadline to enter is noon Tuesday, Nov. 1. Calendar Visit our webpage for more info!www.NRG-DanceStudios.weebly.com Dancers Ages 2 & Up!Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Hip-hop, & Expressive Dance Location: Winter Park Community Center721 West New England Ave. Winter Park, FL 32789 FREE NRG-Dance Studios T-shirt and NO registration fee for the first 75 dancers to enroll! Where students transform into dancers!Meet the owner Nichole Genchi ...B.A. Dance from FIU Over 10 Years Teaching Former Miami Dolphins Cheerleader (NFL) & Panthers Ice Dancer (NHL) 1st Dance Class FREENow Enrolling!Call: (407)519-0477 For our special Halloween calendar, use your smartphones QR code reader app to scan this code, or visit wpmobserver.com Gloria Steinem Faces of Hunger

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Page 10 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Lifestyles Skittles, Starburst and M&Ms can be found in just about any store that sells candy. But Sassafras Sweet Shoppe, off Park Avenue and Morse Bou levard, is not just your everyday candy store. This candy shop car ries everything from the usual paste, banana-walnut marshmal lows and sour cream and onionFDA approved, real-life crickets. Our motto is If we dont have it and it is being sold, we will get it in, said store owner and candy connoisseur Rebecca McCamy. And that they will. Sassafras, which opened in December, has a wide selection of both modern and retro candies, such as Mary Janes, Charleston Chews, Zero Bars, Moon Pies and back to as late as the 1800s. The store also boasts penny and nickel candies, most of which the older customers recognize, as well as those that can be found in regular stores. We have all of the regular can dy, and we also have todays cool anywhere, McCamy said. Like anywhere. The store has international candies from Japan and England, gourmet candies from local ven dors, and even organic, vegan, sugarand gluten-free candies. They also have three-foot-long gummy worms and the worlds bear that makes for a good party favor in the event they are hired to cater a birthday party or other special event. Parents always come in and say [to their kids] you can pick dont realize we have this, store manager Ashley DiMaria said, motioning toward the three-footlong gummy worms. The littlest kids always come in and get the biggest things, she said laughing. Holiday editions Sassafras also has special-edition candies just in time for the Hal loween, Thanksgiving and Christ mas seasons. In the spirit of Halloween, the store will have gummy hearts, brain pops and boogers, and will be passing out free candy during Halloween Trick or Treat on Park Avenue on Saturday, Oct. 29. For the next few months, cus tomers can expect gumballs in Thanksgiving gumball that tastes like turkey, pumpkin pie and cranberry all in one, and gumballs that taste like eggnog, roast beef or bacon. For those customers with less of a sweet tooth, Sassafras also has a selection of vintage glass-bottle Cola made with cane sugar, to Sun Drop, Nehi, Big Red and the popular 1917 Cheerwine. We have this guy who comes in here every day for a Coke, Mc Camy said. Things like that makes having the store worthwhile, she added. I love regular customers and I love when people come in and recognize things from their child seems to happen regularly in Sas safras. Nostalgic moments Jean Mollica of Long Island said. And I remember all of this. Mollica, who was on vacation in Orlando and saw the store from across the street, was thrilled to look around and see the candies from her childhood. I remember those, she said of because of it. But the candy and soda are not the only vintage items in Sassa frass repertoire. They carry oldschool toys such as Pick-Up Sticks, jacks and Silly Putty, as well as old-fashioned tin lunchboxes. Weve become like a destina tion, McCamy said. People will drive from far away because they hear that we have something. Sassafras also has a birthday room, which can be rented out, where children can decorate cup cakes and tin buckets that they in turn use to go shopping in the candy store. where kids cant touch anything, DiMaria said. McCamy researched for more than two years before opening Sas safras. Now her dream of opening a vintage candy store for people of all ages has been realized. People always ask how are you so successful in this econo my? And its like, we have stuff in here for everybody. Even if you only have a dollar in your pocket, you can buy something, McCa my said. And where else can you on Park Avenue? 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Page 11 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Family Calendar South African village of Hunting ton with $33 in her pocket and an overwhelming desire to make a change. I had no idea what I was get ting into, she said. The Rollins College senior economics major happened upon the small, sprawled-out village of small brick houses and dust-laden roads as a scholar of ThinkImpact, a global social enterprise organi zation that immerses American students in rural African cultures to help promote social entrepre neurship. For eight weeks, from June to three-generation host family in their home with no insulation or running water. She quickly real ized Huntington had little to no infrastructure other than a middle school and two shops selling only non-perishable goods. We went into the village and assets they have and what they didnt have, she said. If you just give people stuff, that doesnt re ally help them long term, so we were looking for other solutions. Through the teachings of Thin kImpact and her and her partners own realizations, the pair decided to combine their funds, giving their way to a change, opening and training community members to run their own bakery. Baking a change We wanted to provide some thing that would really generate income for them, but to also make With only a handful of ovens in the village and no real baking sup plies available without making town, she said getting the Sunrise Bakery up and running included a lot of trial and error. From drafting their own reci pes to converting measurements and using everything from emp tied out sardine cans and jelly jars to bake in, she and her partner, Vincent Feucht, were busy from I wanted to show the women that if they worked really hard and were dedicated, they could really make a difference, she said. She drafted a brochure for the 10 women to hand out and ad vertise the bakery business. It boasted birthday cakes, bananaapple pies. The team would wake up ear ly to bake, to then be able to sell their goods out of plastic bags and buckets to the others in the vil lage. The woman were really dedi even decided to put all the money year aside to put into more ovens and supplies. With no electricity in the vil lage, she said its hard to keep in contact with the women, but a husband of one of the women who works at a resort with Internet ac cess updates her every couple of weeks by email. I hope they will keep it up and really see what a difference they can make, she said. Impact at home and abroad help fund her ThinkImpact trip this summer as part of the col leges growing initiative for so cial entrepreneurship and social enterprise. As her give back for the grant, she is now interning at Crummers Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship to promote so cial entrepreneurship on campus. Tonia Warnecke, the assistant professor of economics at Rollins viser, said she is every teachers dream student. Shes never content with the status quo, Warneke said. Shes always trying to reach out to all the other facets of her interests in her education. Warneke is also an adviser of which focuses on raising aware ness and funds focused on smallscale economic development projects in developing countries. coordinator. There are pockets of posi tive change all around campus, Warneke said, which she said help involved and make a difference at an international level. Her edu cation provided her with the bits of information she needed about the issues, and those combined together for her to pursue her pas sion for change. Baking for impact Rollins College student combines her education, passion to help women in South Africa SARAH WILSON Observer Staff PHOTO COURTESY OF FABIA R OTHENFLUH The Rollins student put a bakery together in eight weeks in South Africa. Learn more To learn more about different and new social entrepreneurial initia tives at Rollins College, visit www. rollins.edu/mba/entrepreneurship ThinkImpact, based out of Washington, D.C., is a global social enterprise organization that provides a program for college students and young professionals to immerse themselves in rural African culture and promote community and economic development. Kate Loose, community director for ThinkImpact, said the program looks to shape the next generation of social entrepreneurs. Were out to change mindsets and help people, she said. For more information, or to apply for the summer 2012 program, visit www.thinkimpact.org. Were looking for a lot of great scholars like Fabia for next year, Loose said. Halloween events The Junior League of Greater Orlandos fourth annual Harvest Hustle 5K run/walk is at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the in tersection of New Broad and Jake streets in Baldwin Park. An afterparty and costume contest will follow. Cost is $30 on race day. Visit JLGO.org Enzians Haunted Swamp: Walk of Terror tour is 8 p.m. to mid night Oct. 28-29 and Monday, Oct. 31, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Enzian is also showcasing a series of scary movies. Visit Enzian.org Halloween Trick or Treat on Park Avenue is Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Rollins Colleges Halloween Howl is Saturday, Oct. 29, from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy trick-ortreating, haunted houses, arts and crafts, carnival games and a cos tume contest. This event is free and on Mills Lawn at Rollins, 1000 Holt Ave. Call 407-691-1250, or email MHein@Rollins.edu The 5k Halloween Fun Run will be 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Mead Gardens. All net proceeds benet St. Margaret Mary Churchs Haiti relief. Visit stmargaretmary.org/ haitifunrun.html The 12th annual Pet Costume Contest will be 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at the Doggie Door, 329 N. Park Ave. There will be a large pet costume contest at 11 a.m. and a small pet contest at 1 p.m. Call 407-644-2969. Pumpkins & Munchkins is 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on Halloween night in Shady Park in Hannibal Square adjacent to the Winter Park Community Center at 721 W. New England Ave. Event activities will include games, bounce hous es, costume contest and Trick-orTreat Trail. Call 407-599-3275. Other events Popcorn Flicks in Central Park featuring National Velvet is 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in Central Park in downtown Winter Park. There will be free popcorn for everyone. Rain date will be Nov. 17. Contact 407-629-0054 or visit Enzian.org Movie in the Park featuring Mr. Poppers Penguins is 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Quinn Strong Park in Maitland. Bring your blan kets and chairs and the city will bring you the stars. Visit Itsmy Maitland.com for more informa tion. The Maitland Public Library 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 Thurs day. Call 407-647-7700 for more information. Send submissions to editor@ observernewspapers.com

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Page 12 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Opinion/ Editorial On Oct. 21, President Barack Obama announced the scheduled end of the Iraq war. For some, After nearly nine years, the war in Iraq will be over, Obama told an amassed crowd of report ers at the White House. It was a closure that a large majority of Americans had been waiting for, some since the day the war had started. It was an eventuality that every remaining nation in the wars original Com bined Joint Task Force and MultiNational Force had preempted through full troop withdrawals. It was a moment that many in Iraq itself had called out for. It was a decision whose time, for many, had come and gone long ago. Though there continue to exist arguments for and against continuing the war until some semblance of a concrete resolu grown more obvious. We are in overtime in the third longest war our nation has ever fought, with no clear winning play to be made. The end to the war was an inevitability, but one we feared would never come. Now we have the day: Dec. 31, 2011. Many rejoiced at the an nouncement. Videos played of Iraqis celebrating. But because the announce ment of total troop withdrawal came out of Obamas mouth, his political detractors immediately called the decision a failure. Suddenly everything that so many had asked for was consid ered foolish and premature. Strangely, those same people, namely Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, reserved such de rision three years ago, when the exact same timeline was set out. Three years ago, with a month dent George W. Bush announced his signing of an agreement for the drawdown and full removal of troops from Iraq. The end date was Dec. 31, 2011. As promised, Obama char acterized his announcement that we would honor that agreement. Those Iraqis who were celebrating in the streets? Some of them were likely among the groups enraged by the original 2008 U.S.-Iraq Status of Forces Agreement that announced that total troop withdrawal was still more than three years away. Now that the agreement has been reinforced by Obama, they have a reason to celebrate: That long In an ironic twist, this may have been one of the most bipar tisan decisions made in the his tory of the Iraq war since the vote But legislators such as Graham fail to see this as a bipartisan olive branch that Bush had previously endorsed, preferring to characterize it as the worst decision we could possibly have made, simply because the man delivering the reminder was from the opposite side of the political aisle. Never mind that it was the exact same decision that had been made by one of Grahams politi cal bedfellows three years ago. Like the war, that argument lacks the political expediency to gain support. Like the war, its Land-swap deal has shortcomings I am writing to express my opinion on the pending Progress Point/Winter Park land-swap deal being consid ered. I feel the proposed swap is very unfavorable to the city for the follow ing reasons: 1. The staff recommendation to approve the exchange agreement contains a rationale to resolve the major differences in the citys and the developers property appraisals. The unbiased city appraisal, dated June 22, shows a difference ranging between $1.03 million to $1.8 million in the two properties, with the city property the more valuable. As you might expect, the developers appraisal shows a mere $200,000 difference. Progress Points appraisals showed a differ ence of only $200,000 while the citys showed $1.8 million. Staff has sug gested taking the average of the two appraisals which is a gap of $1.03 million. The staff then simply aver ages the two appraisals. What? How appraisal been investigated? Are we talking apples and apples? Look at the difference in acreage: 5 versus 3.77; look at the shape of the properties: a contiguous block versus the triangular, hacked-up shape of the developers property. How about the more desir able setting of the Morse property? No assessed value has been assigned to that near as I can tell. Should another appraisal be done by the city? And why should we be giving credit for demolition? Why is 75 percent of the total value of the conservation ease ment deducted? It would add to the praisals is an insult to the city. detailed in the staff recommendation is not excusive to the Morse property. A similar development of the Progress Point property would result in similar revenues to the city. 3. Why is there such a rush to judgment here? Are we being pushed to meet some unknown deadline to lock in some unknown companys potential national headquarters to be built by the developer? What if the company changes its mind? There should be at least a memorandum of understanding between the developer and this company that can be revealed to the commission. Progress Point LLC did mention the name of its client. The major tenants have also disclosed their identities publicly. And you should be giving top consideration to the poten tial for the Morse property, including ing within the city that offers the features of the Morse property, such as contiguous block of land, a beauti ful park setting and a central location. Do not forget that once this property is lost, any ideas for the citys use of the property are gone. It has been discussed, as a long-range plan, to possibly use this property for a new City Hall complex, or a new library. Can you honestly say that the Progress Point property would be as ideal as the Morse property for either of these future developments? How can you even consider the Progress Point prop erty for a new library? Its a retail busi ness area on a very busy road, distant from the population center. It certainly is not as convenient or attractive as is the current library or the Morse loca the size of our current one on the dis jointed Progress Point property? And what if it needs to be larger than the current one? Have you thought about any of these issues? One of the unique features of our city is the proximity of so many businesses and public build ings to the city core; lest we forget that when the city was planned in the 1880s, a requirement was to locate as The appearance of ghosts, goblins and witch es can only mean one thing: Halloween is right around the corner, and kids are getting ready to raid the neighborhood for candy. If youre a parent dreading your childs inevi table sugar crash, there are some solutions for fun, healthy alternatives to the holidays traditionally sugary affair. Registered dietitian Leigha Klebe pro motes healthy eating even during the holiday season by replacing conventional candy with wholesome substitutes. With childhood obesity on the rise in the suggests less sugar and more nutritious snacks to toss in kids trick-or-treat bags. Buddy Fruits specializes in healthy snacks for kids, and its 100 percent natural blended fruit and milk smoothies are a fantastic addi tion to trick-or-treat loot bags. With only 70 calories per pouch, these all-natural treats do not require refrigeration, contain no preserva tives and are gluten-free. Raisels sour raisins are a healthy take on Sour Patch Kids. These real dried fruit contain 100 percent of the recommended dietary allowance of vitamin C and are rich in antioxidants. They have zero cholesterol, Turbana plantain chips, which are also gluten-free, will make you the talk of the playground. With 30 percent less fat, as well as zero trans-fat, zero cholesterol and no pre servatives or additives, Turbanas crunchy, delicious snacks are a healthy alternative to regular potato chips. Treats dont all have to be edible. Be creative with your Halloween giveaways and pass out items such as Silly Bandz, Crayons, bubbles or noisemakers. Klebe also has a few tips to keep the im minent candy crush under control. Ration the loot: Total restriction of candy isnt healthy. Anything that is restricted or denied tends to take on greater appeal, Klebe says. Stick to small servings by only allow ing your child one or two pieces of candy per sitting as a dessert after a healthy meal. A few days after Halloween, put the candy out of sight and out of mind. You can ration out the treats later. Serve dinner before house hopping: Fill kids bellies with a nutritious meal before they head out trick-or-treating. This way, foods, Klebe says. Giving kids healthy foods dulgence. Beware of cavities: Halloween candy, as well as any sticky, sugary food, can easily promote tooth decay. Make sure children brush their teeth well after a candy snack and before going to bed. With a little forethought and moderation, Halloween can remain a delicious, healthy and fun holiday for children and adults alike. Tyger Danger is a freelance writer living in Winter Park. Visit TygerDanger.com Hauntingly healthy Halloween treats TYGER DANGER Guest Writer Letters to the Editor Peace isnt a ghting word Please see LETTERS on next page Why should we give up on such a grand plan for future city use just to appease a developer? Because the announcement of total troop withdrawal came out of Obamas mouth, his political detractors immediately called the decision a failure. Danger

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Page 13 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Chris Jepson Louis Roney much as possible next to the rail station, within walking distance, similar to so many old European standing features of Winter Park. Why should we give up on such a grand plan for future city use just to appease a developer? Lastly, I would urge each of you to consider recusing yourself from a vote on this very impor tant decision if you have, or have had, personal or business rela Point LLC. Richard Rudy Winter Park A leg up on SPCA fundraising became involved with the SPCA of Central Florida in Febru ary 2003 when we adopted our foxhound whose family de cided they couldnt take care of him anymore. We named him Franklin after Benjamin Frank lin, whose statue is perched on a bench at the University of Pennsylvania where my husband and I lunched daily during our 10 years of school in Philadelphia. We were so grateful that Franklin had a safe place to stay while he was waiting to be adopted that we decided we wanted to become more involved with the SPCA. The more we learned, the more we liked it. The SPCA of Central Florida is strictly a local organiza raise goes to helping needy pets right here at home. They are also a no-kill shelter; any healthy, adoptable animal has a home at the SPCA for as long as it takes ever home. Initially, our involvement was limited to dropping off dog food and pet supplies at the local shelter. Then, in October 2003, we decided to walk in one of their fundraisers, the Wiggle Waggle Walk. We put together a pack of a few pet lovers and called ourselves Franklins Friends. We raised only a little more than $500 but won the award for the top fundraising pack. We were top pack raised so little money for such a wonderful cause. So we vowed to work harder and raise more money the next year. Since then, we have adopted two additional dogs from the SPCA of Central Annie, from abandonment. As our four-legged family grew, so did Franklins Friends, growing bigger and stronger while win ning the award for top fundrais ing pack every year since 2003. And how far we have come. Last year we had a pack of more than 50 people and raised more than $57,000. Such a far cry from the imagine how many needy pets those dollars have helped! Our pack is able to raise so much money (while still holding through creative initiatives. In ad dition to approaching friends and family for donations, we have a corporate sponsorship program, run fundraising booths at local farmers markets and fairs, and put together several special events. This year we had a bowling fundraiser, a fashion show, a dance fundraiser and a family fun day with dog wash, food trucks, face painting, a plant sale and more than 30 retail vendors. Ten Thousand Villages and California Pizza Kitchen each held shopping events where they donated 20 percent of sales to the SPCA of Central Florida. We also participated in Macys Shop for One of my favorite special events this year is Tails on the Avenue. This fundraiser debuted as Tails on the Town three years ago. It is a shopping and dining out fundraiser where people buy a $15 coupon (all pro them to discounts at participating businesses and restaurants (each business chose what discount than 80 participating businesses and raised more than $3,000. This year we decided to focus the event on Park Avenue businesses and change the name to Tails on the Avenue. The coupon is valid at 11 Park Avenue businesses for the entire month of October. We kicked off coupon sales on Oct. 1 with a festive fundraising table outside The Doggie Door. We look forward to making the event even bigger and better next year! Visit www.OrlandoPets.org or www.franklinsfriends.info for more information. Monisha Seth Maitland Framed (ction) Yea, its called life! After the war, when I returned to New York City, I miraculously managed to lease the same street-level show-window gallery on 57th Street where I had previ businesses in town. Jordan Salta was an acquaintance of school days in Pottstown, Pa. There was something about the guy that made me instinctively keep him at arms length through the years. My instincts, odd as it may seem, have had a better batting average than all the cogitation I have ever employed. The principal thing that made me mis trust Jordan was his inability ever to look me in the eye for more than a nervous moment. I had been brought up to have calm direct eye-contact with people to whom I was speaking, such was a sign of simple trustworthiness where I came from. I mentioned this disconcerting habit towering, red-faced rage. He was unmarried but reportedly ran a revolving door of sometimes over-thehill chance-taking females. Jordan made a fairly good living as an artist, a painter in oils, both landscape and portraiture. In my 57th Street gallery, I always had one or two of his canvasses on the wall for sale. His stuff moved bet ter than average. But I never socialized with the guy except for the one time three years ago when he, my wife, Elena, and I lunched together at the University Club. Elena Gasperini had worked for me for four years, and, as time passed, she became more and more important in my life. Elena was stunning with her long silky was very smart to boot. When Elena and I were together the very high on her right thigh. She laughed it off and explained it as a teenage caper. A year after we began dating, Elena and I married one noon at St. Pats, with Jordan standing up for us. Elenas features were so beguiling that I asked Jordan to paint a facial portrait of her for me. Jordan readily agreed with pleasure. A while later, after Elena and I had enjoyed a leisurely honeymoon trip in the south of France, a messenger rang the doorbell of our New York apartment and handed me a large carton addressed to me personally. I opened the carton and there was a note inside that said, Know I am think the wrappings I saw the reverse side of a painting in a gilded frame. I lifted the painting out, and just as I was turning it around to see it clearly, Elena came through the door. When she and I simultaneously saw the painting, we gasped as we recognized a full-length nude of Elena! High on the paintings right thigh was that small E. Elena and I spent a disastrous few days in our Park Avenue digs before we called it quits. I painted over the E and put Jor dans Elena for sale on a back wall in my gallery. I marvel at all the things that can get cha. The list is endless. Perhaps, my Catch-22 best captures that quality of life in all its many ironic variations. Something, indeed, will bring each of us, as they say, low. While watching yet another TV com mercial for yet another malady that I only vaguely knew existed but is apparently so prevalent as to warrant national advertis comes a serious chap who looks painfully into the camera and plaintively whines out a I have this deep radiating pain that . And I shout at my television, Yea, its called life. My father was a tough guy. In every good sense of the word. He boxed Golden Glove contenders while in college because he could take a punch. He once upon a without a day off because he was the sole proprietor of his small enterprise. He fathered four children and saw to our welfare within a loving yet conten unabashedly an intellectual elitist. He read voraciously all his life, and his elite consisted of any blood relative whose name ended in Jepson. Christian Frederick changed his mind stances warranted. He was big in the chest yet much bigger in the brain. He had a lawyers training with an anar chists perspective (Boy, thats cover look. Please Dad, please, anything but the look of disappointment. In the 18 years I lived in his home, he touched me exactly once in anger or in Too funny today to think how utterly disgusting that was! And, of course, he drove by during that delightful summer moment! I had at least two light bulb mo ments with Father. A light bulb moment is when events coalesce (the planets/ of personal illumination is pulled just as the curtains of your mind open and you inwardly, mentally acknowledge, Yesss! I so get that. I do. My father was a mink rancher when he wasnt a lawyer, and one day, while walking bare foot around the ranch (as if toe down to the bone. Bones are, indeed, white! It was a nasty, gaping gash, bloody and painful. Huge scar today. A visit to but that wasnt happening that day. I swooned. Im on the ground wailing, and Father is preparing to clean the wound and wrap-it-up nicely, thank you very much. In between my sobs, sniveling and howls, Father leans over, secures eye contact and asks matter-of-factly: Do you need an ambulance? What he was asking and what I imme front door! Quit sniveling. Man up, boy. Of course, I did not require an ambu lance. And by implication, understood years later, were all dying, so quit whin ing. He wasnt being harsh or insensitive, he was suggesting that I accurately assess my situation and respond accordingly. Yeah, its called life. Jepson is a 24-year resident of Florida. Hes scally conservative, so cially liberal, likes art and embraces diversity of opinion. Reach him at Jepson@MEDIAmerica.US WHO IS JEPSON > HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) WHO IS RONEY > Have an opinion? 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Page 14 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Its a fundraiser, and its held in a museum, but there is nothing stuffy about the coolest event this side of the Ice Age. The Orlando Science Center invites us to the museums annual Neanderthal Ball on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 7 p.m.-11 pm. Let your hair down as you party like a caveman. Join in a diamond dig for a real diamond, examine real fossils and witness the latest in caveman couture with guests encouraged to dress in animal prints. Its a childrens programming at the Science Center, and its an up scale dining event with gourmet food selections. New this year, Absolut vodka presents a martini bar in an Ice Age theme area. At the Science Centers biggest friend-raiser of the year, guests rock out with themed music, bid on silent auction items, indulge in food and wine choices and enjoy one of the most spectacular views from the terrace overlooking Or www.osc.org Festival of new plays The new and improved PlayFest! The Harriett Lake Festival of at the Orlando Shakespeare The ater offering a full weekend of play readings, panel discussions, parties and networking. PlayFest offers the unique opportunity to meet and talk with artists and view groundbreaking new plays in only four days. This season, Orlando Shakes welcomes the er as keynote speaker. Hatcher wrote the screenplays for Casa nova, Stage Beauty, and The Duchess. His new play, Strong mans Ghost, will be presented as one of staged readings during PlayFest. Special events include: Beth Marshall Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. Hatcher free Saturday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. wright Gotta Do to Make a 2 p.m. All events take place at the Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rol orlandoshakes.org/tickets Sunset symphony Its a drive, but the experience of hearing the Orlando Philhar monic perform in Floridas most beautiful garden is an experience worth the miles. Im referring to the 10th annual Sunset & Sym phony Concert at Bok Tower Gardens, the beautiful National Historic Landmark 55 miles southwest of Orlando. This years concert is called Around the World, and the date is Satur day, Nov. 5. Guests are invited to bring picnics as the afternoon begins with the 205-foot Sing ing Tower carillon played by William De Turk. Then, as the Orlando Philharmonic takes the stage, children dressed as pirates will be invited to help conduct the performance of Pirates of the Caribbean. Other selec tions include Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov, Can-Can by Offenbach and Gershwins An American in Paris. Gates open at 3:30 p.m. to set up picnics, and an instrument petting zoo begins at to bring lawn chairs, insect repel ergardens.org or OrlandoPhil.org Signature chefs auction Bring together top chefs from across Central Florida to show case their culinary masterpieces. Mix in a generous sampling of tails. Add in live entertainment and an auction of one-of-a-kind packages, and you have the recipe for the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction. Celebrating Central Florida, the event raises important dollars for the March of Dimes, the leading nancy and baby health. The event begins on Thursday, Nov. 10, at which guests are invited to bid on a variety of auction packages sort stays, weekend getaways. At the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, 9939 Universal Blvd. in Orlando. For tickets, visit marchofdimes. And not to be missed ing of the National Organization for Women, and Rollins College celebrates that anniversary with free events Oct. 28-29. The events feature author Gloria Steinem and former Congresswoman Patricia Schroeder. Visit www.rol Josh Garrick Party like a caveman Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and ne art curator. He is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. Garrick can be reached at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407-522-3906. WHO IS GARRICK > Are you living with Heart Failure?Local cardiologists are conducting a research study for heart failure patients. The study is a comparison of two prescription medications. You may qualify to participate in this study if you meet all study criteria, including but not limited to: You have chronic heart failure You are taking several heart failure medications You have been in the hospital because of heart failure in the past year If you qualify for this research study: Your research study medications will be given to you at no cost Any research procedure or research assessment will be provided at no cost to you A modest stipend is available to assist you in covering your travel expenses For more information, call the Florida Hospital Cardiovascular Research Department at (407) 303-7556 or email Carol Stastny MindGymOctober 10, 2011 Answers on page 15 1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORGTHIS WEEK AT ENZIAN SENNA Fri-Sat 3:45PM, 6:30PM, 9:15PM Sun 1PM, 3:45PM, 6:30PM Mon 9:30PM Tue 6:30PM Wed & Thu 6:30PM, 9:15PM PEARL JAM TWENTY Fri & Sat 11:59PM RED STATE Sun 10PM 13th ANNUAL MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Mon 6:30PM NETWORK Tue 9:30PM 1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORGTHIS WEEK AT ENZIAN SENNA Fri-Sat 3:45PM, 6:30PM, 9:15PM Sun 1PM, 3:45PM, 6:30PM Mon 9:30PM Tue 6:30PM Wed & Thu 6:30PM, 9:15PM PEARL JAM TWENTY Fri & Sat 11:59PM RED STATE Sun 10PM 13th ANNUAL MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Mon 6:30PM NETWORK Tue 9:30PM MARGIN CALL Fri Sun 3:30PM, 6:30PM, 9:30PM Mon Thu 6:30PM, 9:30PM Halloween Event & Ghost Tours 3rd ANNUAL HAUNTED SWAMP Fri & Sat 8PM-MID Mon 8 10PM Oct Midnight Madness FRIDAY THE 13TH Sat 11:59PM Kids Halloween Event THE ADVENTURES OF ICHABOD AND MR. 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