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Title: Winter Park-Maitland observer
Alternate title: Winter Park Maitland observer
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 44 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: G.J.W. Munster
Place of Publication: Winter Park FL
Publication Date: 04-12-2012
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Winter Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Orange -- Winter Park
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began with v. 1, no. 1, Jan. 26, 1989.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 4, no. 29 (July 16, 1992).
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407-740-0401 www.FirstColonyBank.netYour Real Hometown BankOn Hwy 17-92 in MaitlandMember FDIC USPS 00-6186 Publisher statement on page 4. Thursday, April 12, 2012 50+ tax wpmobserver.com Subscribe now! Visit wpmobserver.com Winter Park is one vote away from having another 54 acres and a large-scale development within city limits, after the City Com mission voted 4-1 to annex land from Orange County. That land would cover the proposed mixed-use Ravaudage development, spanning from U.S. Highway 17-92 west to Bennett Avenue and from Lee Road north to Monroe Avenue where the city would border with Maitland. The development would poten tially bring large retail stores, res and residences to the area. Some of the properties with in that area are not part of the agreement, though they would become part of Winter Park once the annexation is complete. The intent is not to wind up with an area that's Swiss cheese with Orange County Sheriffs coming to one address, and Winter Park Police coming right next door, Planning Direc tor Jeff Briggs said. Some of that property had previously been de-annexed from Winter Park into Orange County so that Ravaudage de veloper Benjamin Partners could negotiate land-use rights with the county. With those negotiations to annex the land back into the city. The annexation ordinance will require one more vote before This project is happening with or without us, so the only question is whether we want it happening in Winter Park or not, Mayor Ken Bradley said. I for one would much rather con trol our own destiny. Bradley said that had the Commission not voted to annex the land, Maitland could then do so and grab the entirety of the more than 70 acres of potential land for development. If Maitland was all the way down at the corner on 17-92, I think we'd have three times as many people in here asking us, why did you let that happen? Bradley said. But the Commissions sole dissenting voter, Commissioner Carolyn Cooper, said she was dismayed that the city hadnt chosen to have the develop ment proposal go through a city planning process rather than the county. She hinted that the coun tys standards for aesthetics may be lower than the citys. Im really struggling with this because yes indeed would I like to see it in the city, Cooper said. I'm having a really hard time knowing it's not coming to [planning and zoning board] and not coming to the Commission. Sandy Phillips started meet ing at Brandywines Deli in Win ter Park with friends from Rollins College in 1987. For 25 years, its been a weekly Friday afternoon hangout, where the Oviedo resident and her friends and former colleagues gather to share laughs and sto ries over beer, wine and snacks at the end of the workweek. But with the announced clos ing of Brandywines Deli, she has found herself searching for answers as to why it has to close, and is taking her case straight to the delis landlord. Phillips has mailed a peti tion signed by 325 individuals to landlord Wayne Roberts of Roberts Brothers Development Company. It asks him to explain his decision to increase the rent for the business beyond what the owners say they can afford. She said she was optimistic when she began her endeavor, but her spirits are fading with just more than two weeks until the restaurant is scheduled to close its doors on April 28. it, it was because I thought there was still a chance that the nego tiations would work, she said. And just to make sure that [Rob erts] knows how people feel. Brandywines has been on Park Avenue for 40 years, started by the parents of co-owner John ny Frankenberger. He said Rob erts is asking for a rent amount that would not allow for him to make a reasonable living run ning his business. Roberts did not respond to requests for comment for this ar ticle. Frankenberger said he does not have any plans to open a res taurant in another location at this time. Customers have had a strong reaction to the closing of the deli. People are very emotional, he said. It means a lot to them. Phillips remembers the time Id feel a whole lot better seeing a ofcer on the downtown beat than an unmonitored camera overhead. Page 18 Letters to the editor Lifestyles The Florida Film Festival, which kicks off on April 13, features local veteran lmmakers and some newbies. Page 12 Observer Homes The existing home market in Orange and Seminole counties continued to show signs of improvement last year. Page 20 Calendar The Doggie Art Festival is this weekend, as well as the Maitland Art Festival and Culture & Cocktails. Page 10 TAX DEFERREDFIXED ANNUITY RATE FOR 5 YEARS.Bob Adams 407-644-6646THE NATIONAL 5 YEAR CD RATE IS 1.34%3.35% 451 Maitland Ave, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701NEW Dermatology Ofce!407-599-SKIN (7546)*Waive co-payment up to $25 No referral needed Accepting all insurances Dr. John Cottam Dr. Ross Wheeler PHOTO BY ANDY CEBALLOS THE OBSERVER This group of former Rollins colleagues and friends has eaten at Brandywines Deli every Friday for 25 years. With the iconic restaurant closing on April 28, they wonder why its going out of business. They sent the landlord a petition with 325 signatures to get answers. RENDERING COUR TESY OF CITY OF WINTER P ARK Group looks to save Brandywines Deli ANDY CEBALLOS Observer Staff Please see BRANDYWINE on page 5 Please see COMMISSION on page 2 Stop by and say goodbye to Brandywines Deli, 505 N. Park Ave., before it likely shuts its doors forever on Saturday, April 28. Commission cant inuence design ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff

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Page 2 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Cooper said that the develop ment was granted too many waiv ers to skirt county rules for devel opment. It's all going to be based on those waivers and those waivers are very extreme, Cooper said. This isn't even in compliance with Orange County's codes. It's Orange County's codes with 30 or something waivers. Those comments touched off debate about how the develop ment was negotiated with the county and what was too late to change about the agreement. Isn't that what a planned de velopment is you have whatev er codes, which are guides at the end of the day, and this becomes negotiated? Bradley asked. Commissioner Tom McMack en said that the city had already made its terms, and has to live with them. I want to dispel the rumor this going forth, McMacken said. We don't. We did give up certain rights that we would not necessar ily have given up if this were al ready in the city of Winter Park We're kind of out of that picture, but that's the process we set up to get to this point. I'm not wild about it but what I'm voting on is annexation with the potential that someday lars out of this. As far as aesthetic control, we already gave that one up. Commissioner Steven Leary said that based on its past with the city, he felt comfortable with Benjamin Partners developing the property as is. We have a long working his tory with this developer, Leary said. We're sitting in an area that's been completely redevel oped by this developer. Hours: M-F 8am to 4:30pm 2315 Lee Road Winter Park, Florida 32789 Your Guiding Beacon for Quality Healthcare Harbour Private Duty Nursing, LLCSkilled Nursing Physical Therapy Occupational Therapy Companionship Home Health Aid Homemaking Flexible Schedules Free RN Assessments The Services of Harbour Private Duty Nursing provide peace of mind to loved ones, trust ofcers, guardians and physicians. Our professional team prides itself on making your life easier. We also provide in-hospital private duty care, which offers close, personal attention and reassurance in an unfamiliar and often frightening environment. Our ofce hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Our professional team is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. During hours when the ofce is closed and during the weekends and holidays, the on-call coordinator is available by telephone 24 hours per day.www.HarbourPrivateDutyNursing.com License # 299991382phone (407) 895-8188 fax 407-895-9339 Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Group 7Serving Orange & Osceola counties Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Group 7Serving Orange & Osceola counties Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Group 7Serving Orange & Osceola counties Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Group 7Serving Orange & Osceola counties Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Group 7Serving Orange & Osceola counties Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Group 7Serving Orange & Osceola counties COMMISSION | City has to live with terms, McMacken says C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Movie accessories PHOTOS COUR TESY OF ENZIAN The Florida Film F estival had its lmmaker opening party at the Enzian on April 5.

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Page 4 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer USPS 00-6186 ISSN 1064-3613 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835-5705 Member of: 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 2012 Established in 1989 by Gerhard J.W. Munster www.wpmobserver.com | Phone: 407-563-7000 | Fax: 407-563-7099 | editor@observernewspapers.com Published Thursday, April 12, 2012 CONT ACTS Volume 24, Issue Number 15 PUBLISHER Tracy Craft 407-515-2605 tcraft@observernewspapers.com MANAGING EDITOR Jenny Andreasson 407-563-7026 editor@observernewspapers.com DESIGNER Jonathan Gallagher 407-563-7054 jgallagher@observernewspapers.com ASSOCIATE EDITOR Isaac Babcock 407-563-7023 isaacb@observernewspapers.com LEGALS | CLASSIFIEDS Ashley McBride legal@FLAlegals.com classieds@observernewspapers.com STAFF WRITERS Sarah Wilson Brittni Johnson Kristy Vickery COPY EDITORS Sarah Wilson COLUMNISTS Chris Jepson Jepson@MediAmerica.us Louis Roney LRoney@c.rr.com Josh Garrick joshgarrick9@gmail.com ADVER TISING SALES Linda Stern 407-563-7058 LStern@observernewspapers.com SUBSCRIPTIONS | CIRCULATION Katie Reyes kreyes@turnstilemediagroup.com 407-563-7073 INTERN Andy Ceballos Maitland resident is in Whos Who Alexandra Mitchell from Maitland is one of 35 Georgia Southern Universi ty students who have been named to Whos Who Among Students in Ameri can Universities and Colleges. Select ed for grade point average, campus or community leadership and service, and achievement or recognition in their area of study, the students must be a junior or senior. Georgia Southern University nominates the students. Deans list Regina Timmes of Winter Park has been named to the Deans List for the fall 2011 semester at Salve Re gina University. Timmes is a freshman majoring in religious and theological studies. Playhouse offers anniversary pricing The Winter Park Playhouse is celebrat ing its 10th Anniversary this year and has rolled back the Series Subscrip tions to 2002 prices: $28 for evening performances and $25 for matinee performances when purchasing the six-show series. Thats a savings of up to $10 per ticket. Subscriptions go on sale to the public on April 20. Call the Winter Park Playhouse box ofce at 407-645-0145 or visit winterpark playhouse.org Rollins funds alumnis next big things The Rollins MBA Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship named alumnusowned exReceipts the winner of this years Rollins Venture Plan Challenge. The company, which provides digital receipts with the aim of eliminating paper receipts worldwide, received a $20,000 cash prize, as well as ad ditional services. RNR Diagnostics, developer of a molecular diagnostics test for early detection of skin cancer Melanoma, took second place and a $6,000 cash prize; Sun Voter, a ser vice dedicated to providing nonbi ased candidate information for local, county and state public ofces, took third place and a $3,000 cash prize; and Biocurity, developers of Rad Guard, a nanoparticle radioprotectant that mitigates damage from radiation exposure in cancer treatment and terrorist radiation threats, took fourth place and a $2,000 cash prize. Visit rollinsceo.com F estival seeks poster artist The Winter Park Chamber of Com merce is proud to announce the 39th Annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival Poster Contest. The selected artwork will appear on event posters, T-shirts, note cards and other mer chandise, as well as in local publica tions, event-related marketing and social media outreach. To enter, visit autumnartfestival.com and download an application form. Send submissions to editor@observernewspapers.com ONE HOURMASSAGE$3995*A $79.95 V A LUE! ONE HOURFACIAL$4995*A $79.95 V A LUE! MASSAGE | FACIALS | WAXING MASSAGE AND FACIAL SPA Open 7 days | Walk-ins Welcome Extended Hourshandandstone.comHand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa consistently delivers professional massage & facial services at affordable prices 7 days a week. WINTER PARK | 407-622-0227 480 N Orlando Ave l Winter Park Village Grand Opening!*Introductory offers valid for first time visit only. Not valid for gift cards. Sessions include time for consultation and dressing. Rates and services may vary by location. Offers may not be combined. MM22195/CE9988346 Hand & Stone Franchise Corp. Franchises Available. Independently Owned & Operated. Business Briefs Community Bulletin Be My Gueston the FRENCH RIVIERA Our a la carte guided trips are adapted to your personal choices and preferences.info@villa escaliere.com 407-629 5235 www.villaescaliere.com Small businesses ready to hire An upbeat sales outlook will prompt nearly one in three U.S. small busi ness owners to add employees over the next six months as their optimism returns to positive lev els unseen since before the Great Recession of 2008-2009, accord ing to the PNC Economic Outlook survey. The survey, which began in 2003, show expectations for sales and prots have rebounded from near-historic lows last fall, and that owners are optimistic about the U.S. economy, and their own companys prospects. Nearly three in four plan to invest in their business in the next six months. BJs donates to support youth The BJs Charitable Foundation an nounced it will donate $12,500 to Intervention Services of Maitland. It will be used pay the direct service, program-related portion of the salary for the Career/Life Skills Specialists as well as food costs and program supplies and materials for youth in the Village Transitional Hous ing Program aging out of the foster care system. Intervention Services Inc. provides social services to the Central Florida community including Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Bre vard counties. Derfuss joins MyEduLife MyEduLife Inc. has named Don Der fuss as director of sales. MyEduLife is a University of Central Florida In cubation company in East Orlando. Habitat Orlandos biggest house yet Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando Area and Pulte Homes recently broke ground on a sevenbedroom home in Pine Hills. It was dedicated to future homeowner Chandra Cuyler-Towns, and her 10 children. Pulte Homes, one of the nations largest homebuild ers, partnered with their vendors and subcontractors to sponsor the home, and its employees will vol unteer on-site over the course of the build. This is the largest home to be constructed by Habitat Or lando, and the rst single-family home built by the nonprot since 2008. Ramping up for charity RLF recently took part in the Center for Independent Livings annual Rampage event where local architecture rms build wheelchair ramps for many Cen tral Florida residents who want to gain or regain their mobility, but cant afford to modify their homes. Participant busi nesses included RLF, Allan & Conrad, Cuchaci & Peterson, R S & H and South eastern Surveying & Mapping. The team of RLF and Allan & Conrad donated more than $3,000 and provided design and volunteer services to help build a handi cap ramp for a 77-year-old resident.

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Page 5 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Florida Blue is an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. 73373-0412No matter what your fitness regimen, choosing the right pair of shoes is essential to protecting your feet from injury. This month, Reebok will be on hand to provide advice on starting a fitness routine and finding the right footwear for the job. Meet one-on-one with our health care experts and nurses and get your questions answered about finding the right health care plan or how to take steps towards achieving better health. spinal screenings with Roach Chiropractic. Orange Ave. Dentistry will be available to answer your questions about tooth health BB&T will be available to talk about financial planning options (Located in Winter Park Village) FREE Health Fair Hurry! Sale E nds Soon! Design Pro Screens Longwood FL 32750 Toll Free: 1 888724 9868 Ext. 71232 71232 her group threw a baby shower for Terri Smith, one of Brandywines employees. If a staffer had a new girlfriend, Phillips and friends would vet them personally. Its a connection thats spanned decades. Phillips and her group originally met through a Rollins College connection, as many in the group work or used to work at Rollins. The group has been meet ing here to catch up with one an other for 25 years. Were kind of like Seinfeld, she said. We talk about every thing and nothing. Her group is well known by the staff. Donata Nutter, a member of the group, noted that in years past, Frankenberger has brought out free hors doeuvres to them just before Christmas as a way to thank them for their patronage. Phillips and her group are not the only ones that will be missing Brandywines Deli. Bill MacLean, a resident of Edina, Minn., has known about this establishment since his days at Rollins College. He graduated from Rollins in 1976 and moved to Minnesota, but has come back regularly to visit friends, as well as a daughter who lives in Winter Park. He said his children have long been fans of this restaurant. I brought my kids here. My son lives in Colorado, I have a daughter in New York, and they all love it, he said. When we come to Winter Park, they all want to go to Brandywines at least once. the restaurant provides to be one of a kind. I love the ambiance. The food is great, he said. Its not trendy, its just good comfort food. Donna and Marlon Salalila, a married couple who have lived in Kissimmee for eight years, found out about the closing of Brandy wines Deli when they read the news online. They decided to make a trip to the store immediately to try to the place for themselves. discovering Park Avenue. Marlon said he enjoyed Brandywines Reuben sandwich, made with hot corned beef, pastrami and Swiss cheese, then topped with Thou sand Island dressing and coleslaw and served on Rye. He said they were looking for ward to visiting the other shops on the Avenue and seeing what As for Phillips and her Friday afternoon meet-up group, Nut ter said they were still consider ing options of what to do when Brandywines shuts its doors for good. Weve talked about that, she said. If another restaurant or deli or some place that sells beer and wine opens [in Brandywines place] with outdoor seating, we may try it. another place with outdoor seat ing where we can come and hang out on Friday just like we always do. But a generation of memories may not be there to greet them. On Friday employee Cindy Sal inski walked out with tears in her warm embrace. She didnt know if this would be their last Friday together. Its like a family, Phillips said. Weve become involved in their lives. BRANDYWINE C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Rollins celebrates citys families PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER The cotton candy was free owing at Rollins Colleges fth annual Spring Extravaganza for Kids and Families on March 31.

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Page 6 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer The Knights may have lost a big one to UAB, but they came back with two revenge-match thrillers that ended in a walk-off single to take the series on April 8. It would be the only hit that left collect in the game, and it would prove the decisive one. With the game tied at 7, the Knights came to bat in the bottom of the ninth inning hoping to clinch a series in They had a lot on the line, with a No. 14 NCAA ranking and a 277, 7-2 record to defend. They also had a bit of a grudge to satisfy af ter a wild six-error series opener left them smarting with an 11-4 loss on their hands. That game had been especially traumatic for UCF pitchers, who gave up only one earned run of the 11 that crossed the plate. For Brian Adkins, who fell to 2-1 on the season with that April 6 loss, the game was a nightmare. In three and two thirds innings pitched he would strike out four batters, but he watched in hor resulted in nine runs crossing the plate in the fourth inning, none of which were attributed to him. But those memories were erased by Woods single that drove in the winning run to end the third game of the series at home. After hosting Florida A&M and Bethune Cookman Tuesday and Wednesday at press time, the Knights will hit the road for Southern Miss for a three-game series before returning against Florida Atlantic on April 17. Rollins routs Eckerd The Tars had the same roller coaster as the Knights, but with a ter falling to Eckerd 4-1 on April 5, the Tars went on a tear, winning 4-1 the next day then blowing bleheader in dominating fashion. And they did it all on Eckerds er Brett Mueller pitched a brilliant down Eckerd, while the Tars bats did the rest of the work. Anthony Figliolia, Zach Persky and Sean Reilly led the hit parade, with Persky and Reilly both hammer ing doubles. All three of them also had a stolen base apiece as they took advantage of lax defense to get into scoring position. For the Tars, who played Fla gler at press time Wednesday, a three-game series at Barry awaits this weekend. Theyll return home against Florida Tech at 6 p.m. Fri day, April 20. New spring inventory has arrived including mens Camp shirts, shorts, pants, swimwear, and much more from sizes Small to XX Large. 6TH ANNUAL SHRED EVENT ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Darnell Sweeney grabbed a run and an RBI in the Knights ninth-inning rally win over UAB on April 8, capping two straight wins after UCF opened the series with a blowout loss. Knights, Tars teams get their revenge ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff

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Page 7 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Mrs. Carolyn Kent Butt Grist, 87, a native of Winter Park, Fla., passed away on Friday morning, April 15, 2011, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, N.C. In 2006 Carolyn moved to Aldersgate Re tirement Community in Charlotte. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and a friend to all who knew her. Her smile was infectious and her heart knew no bounds. She loved lively conversations with fam ily and friends, as well as quiet evenings with a good book. She was clear of mind and body, enjoy ing music, bridge, art and travel, especially to her beloved New Smyrna Beach and North Carolina mountain home, The Treehouse. Upon her passing, she still owned the downtown Winter Park building on Park Avenue in which she grew up. In the early 1920s, her family lived upstairs and her father operated his store on the her bedroom window as a child and seeing cars parked in Central Park and men playing cards under the trees. Her mother worked for several decades down the street in the Rollins College library. Carolyn graduated from Winter Park High School, Rollins Col lege and Emory University. She Gascoyne Butt III, in the band at ally became the head of pathology at Orange Memorial Hospital now Orlando Regional Healthcare System where he and a part amoeba that infects some swim mers in lakes with high bacteria counts. Carolyn completed her nursing degree at Emory Univer to her retirement. Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents, Claire Walker Kent and Beecher Allerton Kent, and John March Grist, as well as and Michael George Butt, all of Orlando, Fla. She is survived by two children, Allen Cecil Butt and Martha Carolyn Butt Horowitz, and two stepchildren, Charles Mayson Grist and Jeannie Grist Floyd, 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Carolyn was a member of the Junior League of Greater Orlando, Country Club of Orlando, the Rosalind Club, the Winter Park University Club and the Winter Park Historical Society. She also served on the board of Eagles Nest Camp in Brevard, N.C., for many years. A memorial service was held in Charlotte immediately following her passing. Carolyns family is traveling from around the country to hold a special memorial service in her hometown of Winter Park for her Central Florida family and friends. The service will be held at Knowles Chapel, Rollins College, on Friday, April 13, at 11 a.m. followed by a reception at Harry P. Leu Gardens in the Camellia Room. All who knew and loved her are invited. Carolyn will be dearly missed by her family and friends and will be forever in their hearts and memories. In lieu of to the American Cancer Society, 32804. PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Winter Park Mayor Ken Bradley dances to a Rhianna song at the Work Well Winter Park kickoff event hosted by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce on April 4. Mayor moves like Jagger Housing in America: Innovative Solutions to Address the Needs of Tomorrow This event is FREE and open to the public. Tuesday, April 17 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Bush Auditorium, Rollins CollegeBreakfast will be available at 8:00 AM RSVP Join former Senator and HUD Secretary Mel Martinez for a public forum FEATURING Dr. Sean Snaith, University of Central Florida Dr. Cynthia Kroll, University of California, Berkeley Dr. Ashok Bardhan, University of California, Berkeley Carolyn Grist memorial on April 13 Grist

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Page 8 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer April 9 City Commission meeting highlights There was a City Commission meeting held on April 9, at 3:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Commu nity Center. Below are a few high lights of decisions made: Mayors report was approved as members of the Wired for Winter Park Task Force. Non-action Items The Winter Park Train Station from ACi was pulled from the agenda and will be discussed on Monday, April 23. The Financial Report Febru ary 2012 was presented and ac cepted. The Comprehensive Annual year ended Sept. 30, 2011 was ac cepted. Consent Agenda The minutes of March 26 were approved. The various purchases, change orders and contracts were ap proved (a complete list can be found at cityofwinterpark.org > Government > City Commission > Agenda Packets). The grant funding agreement was approved with the Florida Protection for construction of three water projects. to the city of Winter Parks Rate Schedule BA-1 Billing Adjust ments were approved. The Monday, May 28, Commis sion meeting was canceled due to Action item Commissioner Steve Leary was reappointed as vice mayor. Public Hearings The second reading of the or dinance amending Chapter 22 to incorporate the Florida Building Code with certain administrative and technical amendments was approved. nance relating to Pain Manage ment Clinics and Pharmacies and repealing the moratorium (Ordi nance 2840-11) was approved. nance annexing the 54-plus acres of Ravaudage or Home Acres gen erally bounded by Bennett, Mon roe and Orlando avenues and Lee Road was approved. The Ravaudage annexation agreement was approved. A full copy of the April 9 City Commission minutes will be available at cityofwinterpark.org the week of April 23, pending ap proval. Veterans Memorial Fountain rededication ceremony The city will host a rededica tion ceremony for the newly re furbished Veterans Memorial Fountain, located at the south end of Central Park, at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 12. Vice Mayor Steven Leary will lead the cer emony, which will include the unveiling of a plaque to recognize those responsible for donating the fountain and its recent refurbish ments. The Veterans Memorial Foun tain, which is dedicated to war veterans, was built by Howard G. Lindsay with assistance from his father Samuel Lindsay, and do nated to the city on April 11, 1920. Howard G. Lindsays grandson, Kent McKee, recently donated funding for the painting of the fountain and a plaque to recog nize the contribution his family has made to the city. Four gen erations of McKees family have resided in Winter Park and many family members will be in atten dance at the ceremony. City Blood Drive When: Monday, April 16 Time: 8 a.m. 2 p.m. Where: in front of Winter Park City Hall, 401 S. Park Ave. Cost: Please donate blood! Contact: 407-599-3506 or visit To donate blood, you must be at least 16 years old, weigh 110 pounds and be in good health. All Earth Day in the Park The city and Rollins College from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, in Central Park. Winter Park Mayor Ken Bradley and Rol can will address attendees at 11 a.m. from the main stage. Winter Parks celebration will showcase how the city and Roll ins College are working to make Winter Park more sustainable. Attendees will learn how the city is working toward achieving the Florida Green Building Coali tions Green Local Government spearheaded by the Environmen tal Review and Keep Winter Park Beautiful boards. provide educational workshops focused on recycling, native land scaping, growing organic food and awareness of endangered species. Music will be provided by ditional music and a live broad cast will be provided WPRK, the radio station of Rollins College. tendance to answer questions and they will perform a live tree-plant ing demonstration with a 25-foottall live oak at 11:30 a.m. near the main stage. The division will also give away an array of three-gallon containerized trees for city resi dents to plant at home (proof of city residency will be requested). A rope course will be available for anyone. Call 407-599-3364 or visit rol lins.edu/earthday Waste Disposal event The city in partnership with Waste Pro will be offering haz ardous waste disposal for all city residents from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at the Public Works Compound located at 1439 Howell Branch Road, directly be hind Fire Station 64. The following items will be accepted: fertilizers & pesticides, antifreeze, propane tanks, paint & paint thinners, bat teries, pool chemicals, household chemicals, tires, used motor oil and e-waste (computers, televi Please bring proof of city resi dency (drivers license or utility bill statement) along with your hazardous waste items. For more information please call 407-599-3364. Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety and Connectivity Forum The citys Pedestrian & Bicycle Advisory Board will present a Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety and Connectivity Forum from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, at the cated at 1050 W. Morse Blvd. The forum will provide an op portunity to review how recent events, developing plans and re gional initiatives have heightened the need for improved pedestrian and bicycle safety and connectiv ity. V isit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, nd us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. A fun afternoon of golf, food, friends and charity! Proceeds benefit the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida. Golf Registration Deadline April 6 $400 per foursome / $100 per individualIncludes box lunch, beverages, snacks, BBQ dinner and social, goodie bag and cart and greens fees. Helicopter Ball Drop Contest $500 Prize! $10 per entry or 3/$20A helicopter will drop golf balls over one hole and the first ball in the hole (or closest to the pin) wins the prize! Entry open to the public. Must not be present to win. or call (407) 644 8281 Winter Park City Talk BY RAND Y KNIGHT CITY MANAGER

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Page 9 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Whether youre the captain of a schooner or a passenger on a ski boat, following safety guidelines ensures your safety and that of all other seafarers. Be weather wise: Sudden wind shifts, lightning mean a storm is brewing. Bring a portable radio to check weather reports. Bring extra gear you may need: matches, a map of where you are, extra sunglasses. Put those that need to be protected in a water tight pouch or a container that Tell someone where youre going, who is with you and how long youll be away. Then check your boat, equip ment, boat balance, engine and fuel supply before leaving. Learn to swim: The best thing anyone can do to stay safe in and around the water is to learn to swim. This includes anyone participating in any boat ing activity. The American Red Cross has swimming courses for people of any age and swimming ability. To enroll in a swim course, contact your local Red Cross Chapter. Alcohol and boating dont mix: Alcohol impairs your judg ment, balance and coordination more than 50 percent of drown ings result from boating incidents involving alcohol. For the same reason, it is dangerous to operate an automobile while under the in not operate a boat while drinking alcohol. Look for the label: Use Coast Guard-approved life jackets for yourself and your pas ing. Develop a oat plan: Anytime you go out in a boat, give a responsible person details about where you will be and how long you will be gone. This is im portant because if the boat is de layed because of an emergency, gets lost or encounters other prob lems, you want help to be able to reach you. Find a boating course in your area (U.S. Power Squadron, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, U.S. Sailing, etc.) These courses teach about navigation rules, emer gency procedures and the effects of wind, water conditions and weather. Watch the weather: Know local weather conditions and prepare for electrical storms. Watch local news programs. Stop boating as soon as you see or hear a storm. Lets all take a little more time. Maitland residents matter! City Council Meeting of April 9 The Maitland City Council met on April 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. Below is a synopsis of that meeting. The next regular scheduled Council meeting will be held on Monday, April 23. Public Hearings: Moved to continue the Public rezoning of properties within that meeting. Consent: Approved various meeting minutes. Authorized the city manager to approve Change Order Summary CH2012-4 to the City Hall contract with Wharton-Smith, adjusting the contract from $3,339,694.30 to $3,317,079.27. Approved a change in the Transportation Advisory Boards bylaws that will allow for quarter ly meetings, in lieu of a monthly meeting. Authorized a contract with Allstate Paving, Inc. for citywide street paving and resurfacing needs. Authorized a contract with Burgess & Niple for the design of a pedestrian/bicycle access from SunRail station. Failed to pass a resolution to enter into an Urban and Com munity Forestry Grant Memoran dum of Agreement with the State ture and Consumer Services for a grant application. Approved the submittal of a Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Matching Grant for the purpose of obtaining two medical ultrasound devices used to diagnose life threatening internal bleeding and other trau matic or acute medical conditions. Authorize a 25 percent matching contribution from the city and permit the city manager, or his designee, to sign all associated grant documents. Decisions: ordinance to establish an Eco Tax Exemption, and set the Public Hearing date for May 14. To listen to a recording of the meeting, visit itsmymaitland.com SUNDAY, APRIL 15TH 2PM TO 6PM 1801 W. FAIRBANKS AVE. WINTER PARK, FL 32789 For over 27 years Marjorie Myers greeted diners at her Paco's Mexican Restaurant in Winter Park with a smile and great food. To honor her memory and her commitment to community service, Pacos hosts this annual fundraiser to support the Marjorie A. Myers Memorial Scholarship Fund. Join us for this event; enjoy a special menu of some of Marjs favorite dishes, live music, ra ffles, a limited-time MARJarita; and help give back to the community. ADMISSION: $20 PER PERSON $5 FOR KIDS 12 & UNDER $2.00 MARJaritas LIVE MUSIC Featuring Blue Stone Circle RAFFLES, FUN & GREAT PACO S FOOD! MARJarita FIESTA 4th Annual Maitland City Talk BY HOW ARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR News for boaters More than 50 percent of drownings result from boating incidents involving alcohol.

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Page 10 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer APRIL 12 The Central Florida Watercolor Soci ety exhibit, Expressions of Bok, is on display at Bok Tower through the end of May. Visit centraloridawater color.org Rollins Colleges exhibition Vanitas Fair is on display at the Winter Park Welcome Center, 151 Lyman Ave., through April 14. Kevin Kelly presents Songs in the Key of Me at 7:30 p.m. on Thurs day, April 12, at the Winter Park Play house. Tickets are $20 and standing room tickets are $10. Dr. Peter Sinelli will present Archae ology of the Lucayan T aino from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on April 12 at Harry P. Leu Gardens. Contact kagidusko@ hotmail.com or 321-948-3994. APRIL 13 The 2012 Florida Film Festival brings 168 lms representing 31 countries to the Enzian Theater in Maitland from April 13-22. Tickets start at $10. Visit FloridaFilmFestival.com APRIL 14 Jazzn Blues Stroll is from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 14. Enjoy live blues and jazz inside Leu Gardens 50-acre botanic oasis. Call 407-2462620. The monthly meeting of the Orlando/ Winter Park Branch of the American Association of University Women will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, at the First Congregational Church. The director of Morse Museum will speak. APRIL 15 Artist Molly Chism will conduct a free gallery walk of her exhibition Emerge, on Sunday, April 15, at 1 p.m. in the A&Hs Maitland Art Center Galleries, 231 W. Packwood Ave. in Maitland. Bach Festival Society presents Chanti OPEN REGISTRATIONPrinceton House Charter School is completing its 14th successful year as an Orange County Charter School for children with autism and is currently accepting registration for the 2012-2013 school year. Princeton House serves autistic children in Pre-K through 5th grades. For more information, call 407-523-7121. Take Action for Special PlacesPart of the nations oldest conservation organization, Audubon Center for Birds of Prey is an urban environmental Center located in the heart of Maitland. The Center offers a variety of programs and learning opportunities for all age groups.Upcoming Events/ActivitiesApril 15, 2012. 2PM-6PM Celebrate Earth Day with a Lakeshore Clean upVolunteers are needed to help improve Water Quality and Wildlife. Audubon and Eco-action will join forces to remove harmful trash from Lake Sybelia via canoe and on foot. Canoes are limited, reserve your spot (you must be 15 for canoe). Event is free, you must register. Contact kwarner@audubon.org.Save the date: May 12, 2012Annual Baby Owl Shower1101 Audubon Way, Maitland, FL Open: Tues-Sun. 10AM-4PM Facebook (check our events) 407-644-0190 Calendar Please see CALEND AR on page 11 Win a BMW New Hope for Kids will host a fundraising event from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, April 13, at Fields BMW titled Art of the Vine. There will be a live drawing for a BMW 128i at the event. Visit ne whopeforkids.org/aov Andrew Spear at Culture & Cocktails The last Culture & Cocktails of the season is 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 13, at 210 W. Packwood Ave. in Maitland. Artist Andrew Spear will highlight a selection of his works. Maitland Festival The 24th Annual Maitland Festival of the Arts is April 13-15 at Lake Lily. Festival hours are Friday from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Doggie Art Festival The Ninth Annual Doggie Art Festival is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, on Park Avenue from Morse Boulevard to Canton Avenue in Winter Park. Visit thedoggiedoor.com or call 407-644-2969.

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Page 11 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer cleer at the Knowles Memorial Chapel from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 15. Visit bachfestivalorida.org At 4 p.m. Sunday, April 15, the Ho locaust Center in Maitland will host a program for Y om HaShoah at the gymnasium at the Jewish Commu nity Center in Maitland. It is a day set aside to recall the Holocaust. The city of Winter Park will have a blood drive on Monday, April 16, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Winter Park City Hall. Rollins College will host The Syn ergy of Sustainability: Campus and Community from 2 to 5 p.m. on Monday, April 16, at the Rollins Col lege SunTrust Auditorium. The University Club of Winter Park will host a lecture titled Shaping the Future of Education: What will it T ake? on April 17 at 7 p.m. at the club. Visit universityclubofwinterpark. org Fisher & Phillips One Day, Many Solutions event will be held in Or lando on April 17 at the Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave. in Mait land. Visit laborlawyers.com Please join AARP Winter Park Chap ter 1047 meeting at 1:30 p.m. on April 17 at the Rachel D. Murrah Cen ter, 1015 Morse Blvd. in Winter Park. Call 407-629-2585. The Orlando Garden Club will host its Game Party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, at 710 E. Rollins St. in Orlando. Cost is $16 and seat ing is limited. Call 407-532-4781. APRIL 18 Rollins College will host author Joel Salatin as he discusses his book Folks, This Aint Normal from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, at the Bush Science Center Auditorium. The 27th Annual T aste of Winter Park is from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednes day, April 18, at the Winter Park Farmers Market. APRIL 19 The Home Builders Association of Metro Orlando will host a Custom & Remodel Home T our on April 19. The tour includes a luncheon at SoNapa Grille. Register at tinyurl.com/HomesParade There will be a Cocktail Reception and Fashion Show at Wearable Art by Scott Laurent from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on April 19. Tickets are $5 and 20 percent of proceeds go to the Leu kemia & Lymphoma Society. Thyroid Symptoms is the subject of a free workshop at the Maitland Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on April 19. Call 407-588-7543 or visit geth ealthyorlando.com The Orange Audubon Society will host Shore Nesting Birds: Audubon of Floridas Conservation Efforts by Marianne Korosy at 7 p.m. on April 19 at Leu Gardens. Call 407-637-2525 or visit orangeaudubon.org An Evening with Dr. Jane Good all is at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, at Rollins College, Alfond Sports Center. Visit rollins.edu/wpi Visit wpmobserver.com/events for more details. Send submissions to editor@observernewspapers.com Its TAX time. Appointments Available 7 Days a Week!Tax Form Processing LLC2400 N Forsyth Rd., Suite 101 Orlando, FL 32807Tel: (407) 657-6336www.TaxFormProcessing.com Proudly Serving the Orlando Area for 17 years! Scan QR Code CALEND AR C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 Tom and Violet Cordially Invite You and a Guest to a Special Advance ScreeningTuesday, April 24 at Amc Altamonte at 7:30pm SAVE THE DATE APRIL 27www.tomandviolet.comNO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Passes are available on a rst-come, rst-served basis. One pass per adult. Rated R. Seating is limited so arrive early. Pass does not guarantee a seat at the screening. For your chance to win a pass for two, visitHTTP://TINYURL.COM/FIVEYEARE

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Page 12 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Lifestyles This years Florida Film Festival brings ence to spare and ones whove just started their movie-making dreams. Check out what our homegrown talent has to offer this year at the Enzian Theater: An Affair of the Heart For Orlando resident Melanie LentzJanney, making movies was something she promoted, not did. For her directing always seemed a far-fetched impossible dream until she met a woman with an via Caminer, a hometown documentarian, and her industry experience paired with Janneys passion for an idea has made for a documentary that they say, can sing into Jessies Girl fame, far after that song hit the charts. Hes a man whos kept Janneys attention for the past 30 years. Rick wrote the soundtrack of my life, she said. Its only Rick. And shes not the only one. Hes got a group of very dedicated fans, and their documentary shares their love and re spect, and his special, totally reciprocal feelings for them. Music can have a healing effect on you, Caminer said. You cant walk away Renee Also a newbie to the movie-making personal and full of passion. Many lo cals may know of the Orlando-started, now-national organization To Write Love depression, drug addiction, self-injury and thoughts of suicide. One womans ex perience inspired its start and her struggle is told in Renee on the Fests opening night. Its the story of friends supporting drug addiction. McKenna, who is one of the friends and enlisted the help of movie talent from all over Central Florida including from the University of Central Florida, Valencia College and Full Sail University. McKen na, a former Winter Park resident, hopes to recognize what addiction is and how to reach out and support those in need. He Kids are dying and people are dying from addiction, he said. We need to preserve and save lives. Eye of the Hurricane maker Jesse Wolfe, who grew up in Winter Park and now lives in Orlando. Eye of the Hurricane was inspired by Hurricane Andrew, and took many interviews of real victims of the storm to create the perspec tive of the small-town family affected by the devastating hurricane featured in the movie. put their lives back in order common people in a state of crisis, he said. Wolfe loves to tell stories with timeless themes anyone can relate to by taking a magnifying glass to small stories, like the them just a little bit longer. Captain Fin ONeill, that feeling is the same. He said past, and wants to create movies that offer a character-driven plot, full of relationships audiences can really feel. ting a stack of letters she never received from her father, goes to visit him in prison to mend their relationship. It starts a bit dark, but audiences get a spark of hope as the father turns back into Captain Fin, the old pirate his daughter loved to play with. Were thinking of telling the story, but we hope they feel something, ONeill said. 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And while youre doing that, youll also have the guarantee of pre-funded long-term care in our Gold Seal Health Center. Thats what prompted residents like Father Bob and Sallie Phillips to plan ahead and proactively make the move . because they wanted to, not because they needed to. How about you?WINNER: ICAA INDUSTRY INNOVATOR AWARDFor The Mayf lower/Rollins College Lifelong Learning Program MAY 836 Phillips Ad WPO.indd 1 3/5/12 10:08 AM PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Full Sail lm professor Kevin ONeill, left, presents his lm Captain Fin, which focuses on a father and daugh ters broken relationship. Filmmaker Jesse Wolfe, right, presents Eye of the Hurricane on April 15 and April 22. Homegrown lmmakers The Florida Film Festival lls up with Winter Park talent BRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff Showtimes Renee: 7 p.m. April 13 An Affair of the Heart: Noon April 14 and 9:30 p.m. April 19 Eye of the Hurricane: 5:45 p.m. April 15 and 2 p.m. April 22 Captain Fin: 1:30 p.m. April 21 For more information about the lms, tickets and screening locations, visit oridalmfestival.com Capsule review: Renee Director: Nathan Frankowski Starring: Kat Dennings, Chad Michael Murray, Rupert Friend, Mark Saul and Juliana Harkavy Renee is the true story of a young bipolar woman who goes off her medication and starts cutting herself and abusing drugs and ultimately becomes the inspiration for To Write Love on Her Arms, a nonprot that helps people troubled with addiction, depression, self-injury and thoughts of suicide. It was partially produced at Full Sail and shot in Orlando; we see the Wachovia building, The Beacham, and Cinderella at a bus stop headed to work at the attractions. One particularly painful scene features an embarrassing acoustic rendition of a Coldplay song in Stardust Video and Coffee. Renees psychosis is manifested in attractive, fantastic special effects sequences Heavenly Creatures for the digital age. Unfortunately, theyre thrown away to make way for the heavyhanded centerpiece, a ve-day cocaine detox with the help of Renees friends. Rupert Friend is fun to watch and the dialogue feels right, but the execution suffers while the movie cant decide how seriously to treat its subject matter. Jonathan Gallagher

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Page 13 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Family Calendar If youre looking for an oppor tunity to run through Maitland as Tom Sawyer or Pippi Longstock ing, youll have your chance this month. On Saturday, April 21, the Maitland Public Library will be hosting its inaugural 5k run at Quinn Strong Park in Maitland. Ellen Schellhause, director of li brary services, said the event is to raise awareness and funds for the library, as well as to get her staff involved in a fun activity. Race participants are invited to dress up as their favorite liter ary characters. Schellhause hopes to raise enough funds to buy ad ditional public computers for the library, as well as furniture to ac commodate them. But she said target for the event. We dont have enough public computers, and theyre old, she and wed like to make space for 10. Maitland City Councilwoman Bev Reponen will be volunteering at the event. She said the library has experienced budget cuts in past years, and obtaining the nec essary funds to obtain new com puters has not been a possibility. She said the ability to raise money for this goal inspired her to par ticipate. I knew that the money would be well spent, that it would be di rected where it was said to be di rected, and it would be something that would enhance our commu nity, she said. Schellhause said she would like to have at least 200 people at tend the event, although she said the actual attendance could sur pass that goal. Fleet Feet Sports Orlando, a specialty store of athletic foot wear, apparel and accessories, is also contributing its services to the run. Eric Bartos, who owns the store with his wife, Stacey, said his store provides services that go be yond the items they sell. We do a lot of medical referrals where we get people into good shoes or biomechanics analysis. He said they designed the course for the library and helped to put on an event of this na ture. Fleet Feet will be timing the event. Timing can be expensive, so were donating it so that the li brary can generate as much funds as possible, he said. As for which literary charac ters we can expect to see racing through the park, Schellhause said there are some rumors. I heard Raggedy Ann might be running, she said. ARCHIVE PHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Children, at top, play video games at a recent Maitland Library event. The Library staff hopes to raise enough money with their rst 5k run to purchase new computers and furniture. Maitland Library hosts rst 5K AND Y CEBALLOS Observer Staff Register for the 5k race at tinyurl. com/MaitlandLibrary5k through April 19. Completed forms can also be brought in to the library along with a check or cash. Race day registration will open at 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, and the 5k run will begin at 8 a.m. The adult entry fee will be $25 until April 20, and $30 the morning of the race. There will be a free kids run for children ages 10 and younger. Participants older than 65, or younger than 18 can register for $15. Plan your weekend with The Weekender! Visit wpmobserver.com and click "Subscribe to Newsletter" APRIL 14 Winter Parks S ummer C amp Resident Registration Fair is 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 14, at the Winter Park Community Center Ruby Ball Amphitheater, 721 W. New England Ave. Regis tration requires proof of residency, a $25 registration fee and $5 de posit for each week of camp. V isit cityofwinterpark.org Family Promise of Greater Or lando hosts its ninth annual 2012 T aking Strides Walk for Cen tral Floridas homeless families on S aturday, April 14, starting at the First United Methodist Church in downtown Winter Park. Call 407-893-4580 or visit fpgowalk. dojiggy.com APRIL 17 From 8 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, the Enzian will feature T o Kill a Mockingbird, a Pop corn Flick that is free. Visit enzian. org/lm/to_kill_a_mockingbird APRIL 20 Park Maitland Perspectives opens on Friday, April 20, at the Maitland Art Center with a free reception that evening from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit features the works of the skillful sixth-grade Park Maitland School students instructed by arts educator Sandy Bonus. APRIL 21 The Maitland Public Library will be hosting a 5k/run event on April 21 at Quinn Strong Park. R egistration opens at 7 a.m. and the race starts at 8 a.m. There is a kids run at 9 a.m. for kids ages 10 and younger. The cost is $25 until April 20 and $30 on the day of the race. There is a special entry fee for anyone 65 and older and 18 and younger at $15. Kids 10 and younger are free. Dress as your favorite literary character. For more information, call 407-6477700. The Third Annual Hannibal Square Heritage Center Folk Art and T raditional Craft Festival is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 21, at the Center, located at 642 New E ngland Ave. in Winter Park. The Centers Third Annual Folk Art and Traditional Craft Fes tival will feature work for sale by Florida artists including the origi nal Florida Highwaymen painters and Creald ceramicists, as well as live folk music and local soul food. The festival will also feature a Kid Folk Storybook Workshop for ages 4 and older. E vents and exhibits are free to the public. ONGOING At 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday, the Maitland Public Library hosts pre school story and craft time. At 10:30 a.m. each Thursday, it hosts baby time stories and activity. At 4 p.m. each Thursday, it hosts R eading B uddies for kindergarten through fth-grade. Call 407-6477700. Send submissions to editor@observernewspapers.com

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Page 14 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Bright House Networks Salutes24th Annual Maitland Spring Art Festival www.brighthouse.com T his Festival is a juried art and ne craft show that combines entertainment with world class art and craft exhibits. The 24th annual Maitland Festival of the Arts will be held April 13, 14 and 15. The festi val will again take place in its beautiful setting around Lake Lily in Maitland, Fla. Throughout the years, this ne art and craft juried show has enjoyed an excellent repu tation by combining outstanding artists from around the country, in a serene setting along the shores of Lake Lily, while keeping the feel of our home town ambience. This year is no excep tion! The festival committee is excited to announce an added evening for art lovers to enjoy art, mu sic, great food and wonderful Florida weather. The addition of Friday evening (April 13) brings a relaxed evening atmosphere to start the weekend off and is most welcomed by the artists themselves. Come enjoy a leisurely art stroll, enticing foods from Maitlands excellent restau rants, and listen to some of the areas nest artists performing throughout the evening. Friday night at its best! Festival hours are Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13th 15th Friday: 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Saturday: 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Sunday: 10:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.at Lake Lily ParkCorner of 17/92 & Maitland Ave. Food available from these exclusive restaurants: $10 per serving all inclusive. All beverages available from the Maitland Mens Club For more information Sponsored by:

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Page 15 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer ABC Fit Day Binsons Home Health Care Centers is hosting American Breast Care Fit Day 10a.m. to 4p.m.April 17 762 E Altamonte Dr Altamonte Springs RSVP 407-691-3009 April 18 2069 Aloma Ave Winter Park RSVP 407-679-2135 representing the American Breast Care Friday 6 p.m. 8 p.m. Jazz Tastings Presents: 2 EEV, featuring Andrew Luv Saturday 10 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Colby School of Dance Studio Noon 1:30 p.m. Performing Arts of Maitland Presents: Maitland Stage Band Afternoon TBD Sunday Sponsored by PAM 10 a.m. 10:45 a.m. WPHS Acapella Group Take 7, 11 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Daniel Jordan Trio 1 p.m. 1:30 p.m. WPHS Acapella Group Take 7 2 p.m. Suzuki School Performing Arts of Maitland Stage

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Page 16 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer FOR MORE INFORMATION OR ARTIST/VENDOR SPACE: www.thedoggiedoor.comFEATURING PET R ELATED ARTISTS, VENDORS AND ADOPTION ORGANIZATIONSSUNDAY, A PRIL 15th10:00am 4:00pmPARK A VENUE FROM M ORSE TO CANTON A VENUE IN WINTER PARK DO GG IEN INTH A NNUAL Art FestivalFOUNDING S PONSOR: S PONSOR S:A benefit for the S ebastian H aul F und, finding homes for C entral F lorida G reyhounds Poster art by Gretchen Serrano A lifelong artist, Gretchen Kish Serrano has always enjoyed painting. As a graduate of Northern Illinois University, she studied graphic design and advertising. While working as an art director at Leo Burnett Advertising in Chicago on various accounts including Hallmark Cards, Gretchen also studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. These experiences together with the life-changing adoption of Sophie, her rescued beagle-whippet from the Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago, have been the inspiration behind the creation of Paw Palettes. The artist lives in Florida with her husband, two young The Sebastian Haul Fund was founded in memory of a very special greyhound whose name was Sebastian. The Mission of the organization is To groups who are transporting greyhounds to other loving homes. Sebastian came to live with two of the founders of the group as a seven month old puppy. Since he was from an accidental breeding at the race track he quoted saying, As with all of our canine companions, Sebastian left us far too soon. He is now guiding our efforts from above and is our inspiration. Since the Sebastian Haul Fund was started, we have been able to help almost 500 greyhounds reach their forever homes. It is truly rewarding work. All four founders as well as our volunteers have or have had greyhounds. These are such special, loving dogs and they truly need our help to reach the homes they so deserve. The Sebastian Haul Fund was founded in 2008 and is a 501 (c)3 organization. The group works with adoption groups in Florida to move dogs to several states and even to Canada. Should you wish to learn more about this organization the website is www. sebastianhaulfund.org Donations are gratefully accepted and can be made to The Poster Artist: Gretchen Kish Serrano The Sebastian Haul Fund

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Page 17 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer April 13 and April 15 Busy, successful Art & History Museums Maitland With a string of recent success es, the Art & History Museums Maitland continues the renais sance of the revered organization as artist Andrew Spear highlights the Culture & Cocktails event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on April 13. Then, on at 1 p.m. on April 15, artist Molly Chism conducts a gallery walk of her exhibi tion in the Art Center Galleries. The walk is free and open to the public. Art & History Muse ums Maitland (A&H) has gone through two years of profound change to emerge as a model for the manner in which cultural institutions and city government can work together marking off successes as if to provide founder Andre Smith with a new legacy. Highlights include new brand ing, including a new name, logo pair of fundraising events, both of which exceeded last years permanent exhibition of Andr Smith, founder of the A&Hs Maitland Art Center. Congratula tions to all. Visit ArtandHistory. org or call 407-539-2181. April 18 Serious foodies need to bring serious appetites to the 27th Annual Taste of Winter Park presented by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18. Held at the Winter Park Farmers Market (200 W. New England Ave. in Winter Park) Taste of Winter Park is a food indulgence featuring tastings from a virtual Whos Who of popular Winter Park restaurants, chefs and catering venues. Along with maxing out on the food and drink, live entertainment will be provided by Johnny Mag Sax. For more information including a complete list of participating res taurants call 407-644-8281 or visit winterpark.org April 19 Artists to benet CityArts Factory My art-collecting heart loves the fundraiser dreamed up by Sam Flax Orlando to support Called the Collection, artworks in the collection are all 20-by-20 or 12-by-12 canvasses created by 31 local artists who painted live at Sam Flax. These works will be exhibited and sold at CityArts beginning at 6 p.m. on April 19 with 50 percent of CityArts Factory. April 19 is also third Thursday when down town galleries open their new exhibits making this a win-win situation for us to see a lot of new work, purchase some of that new work, and support the noble efforts of the CityArts Factory at the same time. CityArts is at 29 S. Orange Ave. in Orlando. Trust me, Ill be there with my check book at the ready. April 20 through May 27 The Music Man The Garden Theater in Winter Garden has already produced an impressive string of selfproduced musicals in which the community comes together to act in and create major musicals onstage. Adding a -trombone salute to that theatrical history is The Music Man, running from April 20 to May 27. Led by sor Harold Hill, a cast of more than 60 performers and dozens of stage-crew volunteers ranging in age from 5 to 65 will bring this musical to life. The show is rec ommended for all ages. The Gar den Theatre is at 160 W. Plant St. gardentheatre.org April 21 Casa Feliz is Back to the Future The Friends of Casa Feliz, who work to preserve our commu nity's historic resources, have announced the Sixth Annual James Gamble Rodgers II Col loquium on Historic Preserva tion. With the title Back to the Future, the colloquium will be held Saturday, April 21, at the Winter Park Com munity Center. This year's event celebrates mid-century modern architecture with a panel discussion beginning at 10 a.m. Following the discus sion will be a food truck lunch and a tour of midcentury modern homes in Winter Park. Call 407-628-8200, extension 1 or visit casafeliz.us A nd not to be missed Lion King leaps onto the stage of the Bob Carr Perform ing Arts Center in Orlando with all its stunning theatrical ity and beloved musical score. This perfect family musical is here through May 13. Visit Or landoBroadway.com Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and fine art curator. H e is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. Garrick can be reached at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407522-3906. 23rd Annual 23rd Annual 27th Annual Presented by Use the small-space stacked logo ONL Y when it is less than 1 inch widePRIMARY SMALL-SPACE Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. Winter Park Farmers Market Featuring 40 local restaurants and caterers, unlimited food and beverage samples and live entertainment in downtown Winter Park. Tickets and information at www.winterpark.org or call 407-644-8281. For more information go to www W i n t e r P a rkP a i n t O u t o r g 6 3 3 O s c e o l a A v e n u e, W i n t e r P a rk F L 3 2 7 8 9 4 0 7 6 4 7 6 2 9 4 Monday, April 23 Friday, April 27 Wednesday, April 25 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm 215 S. Orlando Avenue in Winter Park Call 407-740-4005 to reserve your table. Saturday, April 28 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens Tickets $45 in advance, $60 at the door Special Events A r t Ha p p e n s W a t c h The A r s t s P ain t V i e w a n d P u r c h a s e N e w P a i n n g s D a i l yGardens and Gallery Open, Free to the PublicMonday, April 23 to Friday April 27 10 am to 6 pmSaturday, April 28 Barry Levinson Cloris Leachman Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar Culture & Cocktails

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Page 18 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Opinions Gov. Rick Scott is making the rounds in Florida touting a new job board regulation bill and a new budget he hopes will create jobs (see letters below), but he doesnt mention the part where jobs are already guaranteed to be lost before his plans even start. Scott claims hes a jobs gov ernor, so hes focused on making the impression hes adding them through his governance. Talking up the merits of better job place ment agencies, job training and cutting wasteful job programs, hes making political hay from the debacle of 2011s Workforce Central Florida red cape spend ing spree. On March 30 he signed a bill at Workforce Central Florida giving him the power to boards. And hes giving Florid better trained to get jobs soon. But when theyre done learn his feel-good job training pro grams, hes relied on tried-andfailed theories to actually create those jobs hes been cheerleading about. The mechanics of his plan were already clear in the budget passed in March: Cut the money that pays for jobs in government, and when those jobs disappear, do something that causes the private sector to add jobs. Its a supply-side economics balancing act: If you want less through the private sector, you cut from one (through slashing expenses, which leads to layoffs) and add to the other (through slashing business taxes in the hope theyll hire workers). The Florida Legislatures plan: Cut government employee pay by 3 percent, cut $300 million from higher education and $1 billion from pensions, throw that money into tax cuts for private sector companies, then wait for the companies to create new jobs to pick up the laid-off govern ment employees. Hopefully the wait isnt too long, given Flori das notorious tone deafness to economic reality. Last year, while we were setting national records for average duration of unem ployment at more than 40 weeks, Florida cut its unemployment compensation maximum from 26 weeks down to 13-23 weeks. It makes sense that if jobs are lost in the public sector theyd be found in the private sector, par ticularly in a (slowly) recovering economy. Its simple subtraction and addition. But theres a caveat to that it doesnt work. that its wasting our money employing workers in health care (through Medicare funding at private hospitals) or education, private sector need to hire back more employees than the govern ment had to lay off? Our suppos edly bloated state government wasnt holding back on hiring workers that the private sector was chomping at the bit to gobble up. Weve had unemployment above 9 percent for three years. But thats just in the stagnant economy we have now. Even in a recovery, the idea of increased private sector jobs may now be a pipe dream. As the New York-based Alge meiner Journal pointed out in its April 9 article Corporations Plan for Post-Middle-Class America, during the last four years more of Americas largest employers have been working on how to make more money off less employees, rather than working on hiring more employees during times of growth. Coupled with government layoffs, its like a giant game of musical chairs. Lose your seat, and the music starts playing. But nobody wants to get up from their government gig if they cant be sure therell be a corporate job waiting for them. And private sector hiring is far from guaranteed. As reported in the Tampa Bay Times on March 11, a requirement that budget tax cuts actually produce more jobs was struck down before it passed. Thats because there is no guarantee. Its the lingering spec ter of supply-side economics. The simple theory: If you cut taxes on businesses, theyll use that money to hire employees. But to do what? For every $16,000 in taxes that the govern ment cuts from your business liability (roughly equivalent to one minimum-wage full-time employee in Florida) does $16,000 worth of new work suddenly new customers suddenly walk through your door to pay for that suddenly have $16,000 in corpo rate tax cuts so they could come spend it at your business? No, they didnt. Theyre busy playing musical chairs. The gov ernment took away their seat, but they keep circling, ever optimis when the music stops. Our Observation Musical chairs in the workforce Letters to the editor Send your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Jenny Andreasson at editor@observernewspapers.com Editors note: This letter has been cut due to space constraints. Read the unabridged text on wpmobserver.com Fed up When are we going to tell the federal government that we dont want to send taxation and then compete for rendered pork after the meat goes through Wash ingtons grinder? No time soon, Ill wager, because addictions are hard to kick. Too often the refunded money is just in search of a problem. SunRail is coming and all of a sudden everyone really hates train whistles, but only, really, because the feds said theyll pay for silent crossings. But Ill wager if the money had to come from Winter Park, we all wouldnt be quite so avid. I swear, after our Central Park rest rooms are completed with federal Bus and Bus Facility funds, the city must change the Winter Park topiary to read Winter Pork. Heres the latest: surveillance cameras on the Ave paid for from Homeland Security funds (City installs surveillance cameras published on April 5). Perhaps we need to be looking in City Hall for intelligence that has apparently gone missing. previous crime prevention rollout was about this program, right? Well what did Winter Park learn after a found the strongest correlation on our main street. And all this time I are just knew it anecdotally and intuitively, of course that the merchants (and their landlords) are the real robbers! I strongly question the value of these cameras as a crime prevention/deterrent tool, especially if 1) the criminal elements working Park Avenue dont know they are perps to know about these secret candid ing the action in real time. And why not? Whats to see? And as for Mayor Ken Bradleys as sertion that Cameras, like lights, make places safer I dont get it. Im less worried about purse snatching than dying in a Heat of the Night, stand-yourground shootout, camera or no camera. Id feel a whole lot better seeing a real unmonitored camera overhead. But no one was offering money for more manpower not that Im suggesting we need it but we took what they were handing out. Maybe the merchants should just form a crime-watch group if times have come to that. So whats next for Winter Park in pur suit of the latest technology federal money can buy? Unmanned aerial vehicles, better known as drones? In reality, and not to give anyone ideas, but the recent acquisi tion would have been much more useful as roaming cameras like our mobile speed radar unit that would really keep criminals off their game. Fixed cameras are the technological equivalent of a phone landline. Winter Park installed cameras instead of emergency call boxes like on the Rol lins Campus for at least the following if you crave CSI-like action, go to down to send the wrong message to patrons, although cameras can convey a false sense an omnipresent prevention philosophy and 4) the money was free. In a small how much the cameras cost because they were provided through Homeland Secu didnt ask, and they didnt say. The $35,000 hook-up money came from local forfeiture funds. William Shallcross Winter Park The specics of 2012 job creation and economic growth agenda Last October, while visiting Metal Es sence, a precision metals and plastics fab ricator in Orlando, I called on the Florida Legislature to pass my 2012 Job Creation and Economic Growth Agenda. I would like to thank the Legislature for answer ing my call and joining me in the effort to make Florida the best place for businesses to grow and create jobs for Floridians. This plan is designed to ensure that Floridas unemployment rate continues to drop. ing Floridians to talk about what this legislation means to them. I would like to thank all of the great companies that I vis ited: ENTERA in Bay County, Load King Manufacturing in Jacksonville, Advanced Protection Technologies in Clearwater, Ring Power Inc. in Sarasota, as well as Metal Essence in Longwood and Work force Central Florida in Orlando. Overall, my 2012 Job Creation and Economic Growth Agenda will eliminate burdensome rules and regulations, reform our unemployment system to a re-em ployment system, provide tax relief to our job creators and hold accountable the workforce boards tasked with connecting Floridians to job opportunities. I would like to highlight four reforms that we have put into place and how they better posi tion our state to create jobs. First, we took steps to restore account ability and credibility to Floridas Regional Workforce Boards so they are better able to serve Floridas unemployed citizens. In response to irresponsible spending of taxpayer dollars that should have been dedicated to getting people back to work, Floridas Regional Workforce Boards will be held accountable and will be able to bet ter serve Floridas jobseekers. I have been monitoring daily rankings for job place ments from each regional workforce board to ensure that they are serving the citizens can now be removed. nation to reform our unemployment system into a system focused on reemployment. This new system will direct efforts to providing free job skills training to Floridas out-of-work citizens who need it the most, while providing unemploy ment compensation tax relief to Florida businesses. The next reform continues the process I of burdensome state rules and regulations that often discourages businesses from reviewed and repealed nearly 500 unnec essary rules and regulations. I will con tinue this process to ensure that our state the way of business. The last measure of my 2012 Job Cre ation and Economic Growth Agenda is tax relief for Floridas working families and businesses. Working with the Florida Legislature, we delivered two tax cuts. First, we continued efforts begun last year to eliminate the corporate income tax by doubling the exemption, representing a 66 percent re-education of total payers since I became governor. In addition, Floridas manufacturers will now be able to more easily qualify for a sales tax exemption on machinery and equipment. Both tax cuts will help grow jobs in Florida by helping business and families keep more of their hard-earned money. In February, Florida recorded an unem ployment rate of 9.4 percent, a three-year low. Were headed in the right direction, but there is still a lot of work to do to make Florida the No. 1 state in the nation for business. Since becoming governor, creating jobs in Florida has been my top Creation and Economic Growth Agenda will help Florida create, retain and attract jobs. Gov. Rick Scott I strongly question the value of these cameras as a crime prevention/ deterrent tool, especially if the criminal elements working Park Avenue dont know they are being recorded. Were headed in the right direction, but there is still a lot of work to do to make Florida the No. 1 state in the nation for business.

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Page 19 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer I met Helena Stratas the day she and port. I over-nighted in my parents house held. The beauteous Helena wore her famous historical name justly, and I imag ined that she could well have launched a thousand ships in Long Island Sound thought crossed my mind that if I had altar. Beauty in women is mystifying, con sisting of broad generalities and minute colorful details. A knowing man can spot the profound beauties in a woman at an initial glance. Helenas eyes aided the process from the beginning, and became more beautiful the longer I beheld her striking feminine mien. I had known lots of females, but Helena had something that dimmed the memory of every other woman I had ever known. She had a way of looking into my eyes for a moment longer than neces sary that clouded my thinking. I was inextricably involved in some thing I had not expected and certainly had never wanted it was not going to go away as long as Helena was in my sight. What she herself might have had on her mind was something about which I had not the faintest clue. She was, foremost, my sister-in-law, but I realized with discomfort that she was more than that to me. I was, in those days, singing in opera houses in a dozen countries. When I was in the U.S., I often spent place in Tokeneke, Conn., where they table full of various sorts of talented intel lectuals. One summer evening I was singing Les Troyens (The Trojans, of Berlioz) in a 2,000-year-old amphitheater in the foot hills of the Alps near Nice, France, and afterwards, outside the dressing room, explained that he was living in Europe locating parcels of property to amalgam ate into a large plot for the building of an American factory. The odd coincidence struck me that Helen of Troy, the heroine of Les Troyens, was my sister-in-law in real life. riage a fact that perhaps incongruously repeated tests, had told him that he could never father children of his own. mond in ensuing months, and we three became an almost inseparable trio. Physically, I was extremely careful to keep my relationship with Helena at arms length. When Helena suddenly announced that she was pregnant, I was as shocked gan to look at me as the potential father of a son badly, and perhaps he secretly hoped that I, his brother, might be the father. After their son was born, I didnt see Whenever we met, Helena gazed intently at me, as if she was pleading with me to keep that private secret that she had, perforce, never fully revealed even to me. About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) Chris Jepson Perspectives Louis Roney Play On! Shot your candy-carrying son in the chest Helena Original ction We shall now have tea and speak of absurdities. the 1955 movie Love is a Many-Splendored Thing The only thing good about the above movie was the musical score by Sammy Fain and Paul Webster. That and the line, We shall now have tea and speak of absurdities. Shall we? I am going to ask some of my white readers to put on their imagination hats. Oh, I see some white, conical chapeaus Boone coonskin simply divine. Okay, imagine you have a 17-year-old white son, a bit of a cut-up in school, the occasional truant. Hes with you, his divorced mother whos visiting her boyfriend in a West Palm Beach gated community. On the way back from a con venience store with a bag of candy, hes Why is he killed? Because there has been a lot of white-related crime in the area. Why is he killed? Because the stop trailing the white suspect got out of his car anyway and confronted your son. experienced such concern for his life that he shot your candy-carrying son in the chest with his handgun. Why is he killed? Because he is white and unarmed. Why is he killed? Because he lives in America, and that is the long history of the United States. We kill or imprison large numbers of white men dispro portionately so and have for centuries because that is our rich tradition. Why is he killed? Because of fear, intolerance, arrogance and a rush to judgment. All all. Imagine/understand that white people made up only 13.6 percent of the American population, yet white men represented 40.2 percent of all prison inmates in 2008. By some accounts there were more white men in prison, jail or on parole in 2008 than were in slavery in 1850. Imagine that. White men are scary. I mean, they are sooo white. And the way they dress and look. Their pants! They wear them up to their armpits. I swear all white men have two left feet. Rhythm? They couldnt dance their way out of a conga line yet they sure can stroll through our neighborhoods. Where they surely dont belong, I might add. And that straight, stringy hair! White boys were made for mullets. And the way those pale crackers look at our women. Just who do they think they are? Men? Imagine if your auntie was followed around the department store because she was suspiciously white? Or, imagine driving by a white motorist pulled over by some county star and wondering the exact nature of her offense? Or, the awareness that your whiteness was just internally noted by the clerk checking your merchandise. When it comes to quality of life, black men die years sooner than the rest of Americans and more than 27 percent of blacks live in poverty. It is hard to accept such numbers, such circumstances. But not if youre black in America. It has been observed that, Racial superiority is a mere pigment of the imagination. absurd. Except if youre living it. 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.US When you think of historic properties in Winter Park, the names James Gamble Rogers, Ralph Adams Cram or Harold Hair likely come to mind. The Friends of Casa Feliz, the nontains and operates Winter Parks historic home museum, hopes to add mid-century homebuilders Jack Sorenson and Stan Fletcher to this list. Back to the Future is the theme of the Casa Felizsponsored Sixth Annual James Gamble Rogers II Colloquium on Historic Preservation, sched uled from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. As the name implies, this years event, which includes a morning panel discussion, food truck lunch and afternoon home tour, will focus on the importance of preserving structures built between the 1940s and 1960s. Such buildings from the re cent past are frequently over looked by preservationists be cause they have a contemporary look to them, with clean lines and sometimes modern-looking facades, unlike their more ornate counterparts from earlier in Americas history. People think that these structures are too new to merit serious preserva tion efforts. On the contrary, not only do mid-century buildings meet the National Register of Historic Places age requirement of 50 important era of our history. Helping to bring the issue to the public agenda is Christine Madrid French, former direc tor of the Modernism Program at the National Trust for His toric Preservation, who last year moved to Orlando to teach Architectural History at the Uni versity of Central Florida. French will speak at the Colloquium, along with preservation experts Jeanne Lambin, adjunct profes sor of Historic Preservation at the University of Florida, and local architect Richard Reep, adjunct professor at Rollins and immedi ate past president of the Orlando Area AIA. Preserving these buildings is particularly important in Central Florida, according to French, because the state is unique in its economic role at the mid-century and celebrated its prosperity with a fantastic array of interesting architectural statements, from residences to civic centers. Efforts to preserve these build ings are abetted by the runaway success of the television show Mad Men, set in the early 1960s, as well as periodicals like Atomic Ranch, which showcase the striking fashion and architec ture from the period. In Winter Park and North Or lando, the design-build partner ship of Jack Sorenson and Stan Fletcher contributed more to the residential landscape in the 1950s than perhaps any other builders. Sorenson and Fletcher houses, 11 of which will be showcased during the Back to the Future house tour, are typically singlestory ranch houses with shallowplans. While many have been de stroyed over the past two decades to make way for larger homes, Sorenson and Fletcher houses are enjoying renewed popularity among todays budget-minded, eco-conscious buyer. Winter Park interior designer Margie Soren son says the houses her father we dont want to losethey take us back to a simpler life of clean and uncluttered living. While you can no longer acquire one for the original 1950s asking price of about $20,000, the homes are still relatively easy on the budget, and appeal to younger people who want to live a lifestyle that is not pretentious, but still modern, according to Sorenson. Betsy Owens is the executive director of the Friends of Casa Feliz. Tickets for the Sixth Annual James Gamble Rogers Colloquium: Back to the Future are $20. The event will take place at the Winter Park Community Center, 721 W. New England Ave. Register online at casafeliz. us or by calling 407-628-8200, ext. 1. Go back to Winter Parks future BETSY OWENS Guest Writer Betsy Owens

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Page 20 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Homes Observer Homes brought to you by: Fannie Hillman + Associates Serving Central Florida for over 31 years! 407-644-1234 fanniehillman.com INTEGRITY LOYALTY UNWAVERING ENTHUSIASM Kelly L. Price Jim Mitchell407.645.4321 Winter Park $1,175,000 4 BR | 3.2 BA | 4,189 Sq. Ft. Winter Park $1,795,000 5 BR | 6.5 BA | 6,737 Sq. Ft. Winter Park $1,125,000 4 BR | 4.2 BA | 4,030 Sq. Ft. The existing home market in Orange and Seminole coun ties continued to show signs of improvement last year with sales up nearly 6 percent and prices rising or holding steady in most categories, according to the recently published 2011 Hillman Report. The number of transactions last year were up considerably in nearly every category over see continued appreciation in all areas of the local residen tial real estate market in 2012, including million-dollar-plus homes, said Scott Hillman, president of Fannie Hillman + Associates, a 31-year-old Win publishes The Hillman Report, which takes a comprehensive look at the Winter Park, Mai tland, College Park, Baldwin Park, Windermere and down town Orlando housing and condominium markets. The real estate industry is digging out of a deep hole that I believe reached rock bottom we cant put the shovels away has been made in the past two years, but theres lots more work that needs to be done, Hillman said. The 2011 Hillman Report showed transactions for all sin gle-family homes were up 5.7 percent over 2010 and up 15.7 percent over 2009, while sales of condominiums were down 22.7 percent from 2010, but up 13.8 percent over 2009. The good news in the con dominium market is that al though total transactions were down last year, prices in the lower two categories un der $200,000 and $200,001 to $500,000 were up 13 percent and 1 percent, respectively, Hillman said. While there have been iso lated cases where average and median prices for single-family home have spiked, generally speaking prices throughout the area have stabilized or gradu ally appreciated, particularly in Baldwin Park and Wind ermere. This trend bodes well for 2012 and beyond, Hillman said. Higher-priced, single-fami ly homes did particularly well last year. Sales of homes in the $750,000 to $1 million range were up 13 percent over 2010 and up 21.5 percent over 2009, while transactions of homes with million-dollar-plus price tags were up 4 percent over 2010 and 34 percent over 2009. Last years increase in milliondollar-plus sales occurred even though average and median sales prices were up 9 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Fannie Hillman + Associates Report: Home sales and prices recover

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Page 21 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer T own home construction in Lake Mary Ashton Woods Homes has opened two new town home models at Foun tain Parke, located off Rinehart Road in Lake Mary. Michael Roche, vice president of sales and marketing at Ashton Woods Homes, said new threeand four-bedroom town homes at Fountain Parke range in size from 2,067 square feet of living space to 2,531 square feet with three and a half baths and two-car garages. Town homes at Fountain Parke are priced from $219,900. Homes going up in Winter Springs Meritage Homes is building 86 new single-family homes at Winter Springs Village priced from the $180s. The homebuilder opened a new four-bed room model home at Winter Springs Village located on Tuskawilla Road and Alafaya Trail in March. The twostory Sinclair model home with 1,911 square feet also offers three baths along with a two-car garage. Estates planned for Lake County Lennars Central Florida Division, which ranked as the No. 1 home builder in both the Orlando and Tampa Bay markets in 2011, plans to build its Grande Estate homes at Red Tail Golf Club, the regions premier private golf club community on State Road 46-A, 1.5 miles north of State Road 46 just west of Heathrow and Lake Mary in East Lake County. Construction slated for $1.6 million home Matt Trask, vice president of Dave Brewer Inc., said the luxury home builder will start construction of a two-story Mediterranean-style home in the Markham Woods area of Long wood. The 5,000-square-foot luxury home, valued at $1.6 million, will fea ture four bedrooms, four baths and a four-car garage on a one-acre home site in a gated neighborhood. Projects/deals Cuhaci & Peterson Architects Engi neers Planners, based in Baldwin Park, recently designed a 15,000-squarefoot retail building Dikeou Realty is developing on State Road 436 in Al tamonte Springs. Emerson International reports it re cently closed on three new long-term ofce lease agreements at Major Plaza in southwest Orlando and the Centerpointe II ofce building in Alta monte Springs that totaled more than 10,000 square feet of space. Winston James Development, based in South Daytona Beach, recently negotiated two new long-term lease agreements that total 1,880 square feet of commercial space at Aloma Business Center, located on Aloma Avenue in Winter Park. Lease agree ments include Beat the Heat, a win dow-tenting company and Jess Less, LLC, a computer technology company headquartered in Virginia. Crowne Atlantic Properties, LLC ne gotiated a new lease agreement for 2,670 square feet in the Maitland Pro fessional Village, at 620 N. Wymore Road, in Maitland. The tenant is an international travel company. Progressions Meritage Homes, which builds homes in two Florida markets, has appointed Clint Szubinski as president of the Or lando and Tampa Divisions. Commercial real estate industry vet erans Enon S. Winkler and Nicholas E. Ledvora have teamed up and opened a Sperry V an Ness ofce at 703 Ex ecutive Drive in Winter Park. The Home Builders Association of Metro Orlando recently named Scott Merritt as its new executive ofcer. RLF, a nationally recognized architec ture, engineering and interior design rm located in Orlando, recently ap pointed Ward DuPree, AIA, LEED AP, to senior vice president. Sandals Realty in Longwood is proud to welcome its newest agent, Gloria Chang. Gloria is a 25-year veteran of the Central Florida real estate mar ket. A wards/donations Linnette Sanzalone, a trusted real es tate advisor with Stirling Sothebys In ternational Realty, has been awarded the Internet Marketing Specialist des ignation for her prociency in using Internet marketing strategies to help customers market their properties throughout the Web. SIKON Construction Company, LLC, Maitland and Deereld Beach, was nationally featured in Construction Executive magazine (March 2012) in a two-page article titled Scheduled to Succeed showcasing the new Florida Keys Community College Stu dent Housing Facility in Key West. SIKON Construction also ranked seventh largest among Orlando Busi ness Journals 2012 Largest Con struction Companies/General Con tractors-National survey published March 9. The companys Central Flor ida ofce reported $69.5 million in local revenues amid company-wide revenues of $119 million. The Mid-Florida Home Builders Foun dation, the charitable arm of the Mai tland-based Home Builders Associa tion of Metro Orlando (HBA), recently donated $7,000 to Mollie E. Ray El ementary School, an Orange County Public School. 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407-740-0401 www.FirstColonyBank.netYour Real Hometown BankOn Hwy 17-92 in MaitlandMember FDIC USPS 00-6186 Publisher statement on page 4. Thursday, April 12, 2012 50+ tax wpmobserver.comSubscribe now!Visit wpmobserver.com Winter Park is one vote away from having another 54 acres and a large-scale development within city limits, after the City Commission voted 4-1 to annex land from Orange County. That land would cover the proposed mixed-use Ravaudage development, spanning from U.S. Highway 17-92 west to Bennett Avenue and from Lee Road north to Monroe Avenue where the city would border with Maitland. The development would potentially bring large retail stores, res and residences to the area. Some of the properties with in that area are not part of the agreement, though they would become part of Winter Park once the annexation is complete. The intent is not to wind up with an area that's Swiss cheese with Orange County Sheriffs coming to one address, and Winter Park Police coming right next door, Planning Direc tor Jeff Briggs said. Some of that property had previously been de-annexed from Winter Park into Orange County so that Ravaudage de veloper Benjamin Partners could negotiate land-use rights with the county. With those negotiations to annex the land back into the city. The annexation ordinance will require one more vote before This project is happening with or without us, so the only question is whether we want it happening in Winter Park or not, Mayor Ken Bradley said. I for one would much rather con trol our own destiny. Bradley said that had the Commission not voted to annex the land, Maitland could then do so and grab the entirety of the more than 70 acres of potential land for development. If Maitland was all the way down at the corner on 17-92, I think we'd have three times as many people in here asking us, why did you let that happen? Bradley said. But the Commissions sole dissenting voter, Commissioner Carolyn Cooper, said she was dismayed that the city hadnt chosen to have the develop ment proposal go through a city planning process rather than the county. She hinted that the coun tys standards for aesthetics may be lower than the citys. Im really struggling with this because yes indeed would I like to see it in the city, Cooper said. I'm having a really hard time knowing it's not coming to [planning and zoning board] and not coming to the Commission. Sandy Phillips started meeting at Brandywines Deli in Win ter Park with friends from Rollins College in 1987. For 25 years, its been a weekly Friday afternoon hangout, where the Oviedo resident and her friends and former colleagues gather to share laughs and sto ries over beer, wine and snacks at the end of the workweek. But with the announced clos ing of Brandywines Deli, she has found herself searching for answers as to why it has to close, and is taking her case straight to the delis landlord. Phillips has mailed a peti tion signed by 325 individuals to landlord Wayne Roberts of Roberts Brothers Development Company. It asks him to explain his decision to increase the rent for the business beyond what the owners say they can afford. She said she was optimistic when she began her endeavor, but her spirits are fading with just more than two weeks until the restaurant is scheduled to close its doors on April 28. it, it was because I thought there was still a chance that the nego tiations would work, she said. And just to make sure that [Rob erts] knows how people feel. Brandywines has been on Park Avenue for 40 years, started by the parents of co-owner John ny Frankenberger. He said Rob erts is asking for a rent amount that would not allow for him to make a reasonable living running his business. Roberts did not respond to requests for comment for this ar ticle. Frankenberger said he does not have any plans to open a res taurant in another location at this time. Customers have had a strong reaction to the closing of the deli. People are very emotional, he said. It means a lot to them. Phillips remembers the time Id feel a whole lot better seeing a ofcer on the downtown beat than an unmonitored camera overhead.Page 18Letters to the editor Lifestyles The Florida Film Festival, which kicks off on April 13, features local veteran lmmakers and some newbies.Page 12 Observer HomesThe existing home market in Orange and Seminole counties continued to show signs of improvement last year.Page 20 Calendar The Doggie Art Festival is this weekend, as well as the Maitland Art Festival and Culture & Cocktails.Page 10 TAX DEFERREDFIXED ANNUITY RATE FOR 5 YEARS.Bob Adams 407-644-6646THE NATIONAL 5 YEAR CD RATE IS 1.34%3.35% 451 Maitland Ave, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701NEW Dermatology Ofce!407-599-SKIN (7546)*Waive co-payment up to $25 No referral needed Accepting all insurances Dr. John CottamDr. Ross Wheeler PHotoOTO BY ANDY cCEBAllosLLOS tTHE oOBsSERvVER This group of former Rollins colleagues and friends has eaten at B Brandywines Deli every Friday for 25 years. With the iconic restaurant closing on April 28, they wonder why its going out of business. They sent the landlord a petition with 325 signatures to get answers. RENdDERiING coCOURt TEsSY ofOF cCItTY oOF WINtTErR pP ArRK Group looks to save BBrandywines DDeli AANDY CEBAllosLLOS Observer Staff Please see BrRANDYWINE on page 5 Please see coCOMMIssSSIoON on page 2 Stop by and say goodbye to BBrandywines Deli, 505 NN. Park Ave., before it likely shuts its doors forever on Saturday, April 28.Commission cant inuence design IsISAAcC BBABcocCOCK Observer Staff

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Page 2 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Cooper said that the development was granted too many waiv ers to skirt county rules for devel opment. It's all going to be based on those waivers and those waivers are very extreme, Cooper said. This isn't even in compliance with Orange County's codes. It's Orange County's codes with 30 or something waivers. Those comments touched off debate about how the develop ment was negotiated with the county and what was too late to change about the agreement. Isn't that what a planned de velopment is you have whatev er codes, which are guides at the end of the day, and this becomes negotiated? Bradley asked. Commissioner Tom McMack en said that the city had already made its terms, and has to live with them. I want to dispel the rumor this going forth, McMacken said. We don't. We did give up certain rights that we would not necessar ily have given up if this were al ready in the city of Winter Park We're kind of out of that picture, but that's the process we set up to get to this point. I'm not wild about it but what I'm voting on is annexation with the potential that someday lars out of this. As far as aesthetic control, we already gave that one up. Commissioner Steven Leary said that based on its past with the city, he felt comfortable with Benjamin Partners developing the property as is. We have a long working his tory with this developer, Leary said. We're sitting in an area that's been completely redeveloped by this developer. Hours: M-F 8am to 4:30pm 2315 Lee Road Winter Park, Florida 32789 Your Guiding Beacon for Quality Healthcare Harbour Private Duty Nursing, LLCSkilled Nursing Physical Therapy Occupational Therapy Companionship Home Health Aid Homemaking Flexible Schedules Free RN Assessments The Services of Harbour Private Duty Nursing provide peace of mind to loved ones, trust ofcers, guardians and physicians. Our professional team prides itself on making your life easier. We also provide in-hospital private duty care, which offers close, personal attention and reassurance in an unfamiliar and often frightening environment. Our ofce hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Our professional team is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. During hours when the ofce is closed and during the weekends and holidays, the on-call coordinator is available by telephone 24 hours per day.www.HarbourPrivateDutyNursing.com License # 299991382phone (407) 895-8188 fax 407-895-9339 Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Group 7Serving Orange & Osceola counties Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Group 7Serving Orange & Osceola counties Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Group 7Serving Orange & Osceola counties Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Group 7Serving Orange & Osceola counties Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Group 7Serving Orange & Osceola counties Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Group 7Serving Orange & Osceola counties coCOMMIssSSIoON | City has to live with terms, MMcMMacken says C ONNTINUENUED FRROM fFRoONtT paPAGE MMovie accessories PHotosOTOS coCOURt TEsSY ofOF ENZIAN The FFlorida FFilm FF estival had its lmmaker opening party at the EEnzian on April 5.

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Munster www.wpmobserver.com | Phone: 407-563-7000 | Fax: 407-563-7099 | editor@observernewspapers.com Published Thursday, AApril 12, 2012 CONNTA ACTS Volume 24, IIssue NNumber 15 PUBUBLISHERHER Tracy Craft 407-515-2605 tcraft@observernewspapers.com maMANaAGiING EEDITORR Jenny AAndreasson 407-563-7026 editor@observernewspapers.com DEESIGNERGNER Jonathan Gallagher 407-563-7054 jgallagher@observernewspapers.com associatASSOCIATE EditoDITOR IIsaac BBabcock 407-563-7023 isaacb@observernewspapers.com LEGalsALS | ClassifiLASSIFIEdsDS AAshley MMcBBride legal@FLAlegals.com classieds@observernewspapers.com staffSTAFF w WRitITERsS Sarah WWilson BBrittni Johnson KKristy Vickery COPYY EEDITORRS Sarah WWilson COLUUMNNISTS Chris Jepson Jepson@MediAmerica.us Louis Roney LRRoney@c.rr.com Josh Garrick joshgarrick9@gmail.com ADVERER TISINGNG SALEES Linda Stern 407-563-7058 LStern@observernewspapers.com sSUBscSCRiptioIPTIONsS | ciCIRcCUlatioLATION KKatie Reyes kreyes@turnstilemediagroup.com 407-563-7073 iINtTERN AAndy Ceballos MMaitland resident is in WWhos WWho Alexandra Mitchell from Maitland is one of 35 G Georgia Southern U Universi ty students who have been named to Whos Who Among Students in Ameri can U Universities and Colleges. Select ed for grade point average, campus or community leadership and service, and achievement or recognition in their area of study, the students must be a junior or senior. G Georgia Southern UUniversity nominates the students. DDeans list RRegina Timmes of Winter Park has been named to the Deans List for the fall 2011 semester at Salve R Re gina U University. Timmes is a freshman majoring in religious and theological studies.Playhouse offers anniversary pricingThe Winter Park Playhouse is celebrat ing its 10th Anniversary this year and has rolled back the Series Subscrip tions to 2002 prices: $28 for evening performances and $25 for matinee performances when purchasing the six-show series. Thats a savings of up to $10 per ticket. Subscriptions go on sale to the public on April 20. Call the Winter Park Playhouse box ofce at 407-645-0145 or visit winterpark playhouse.orgRollins funds alumnis next big things The R Rollins MBBA Center for Advanced EEntrepreneurship named alumnusowned exRReceipts the winner of this years R Rollins Venture Plan Challenge. The company, which provides digital receipts with the aim of eliminating paper receipts worldwide, received a $20,000 cash prize, as well as ad ditional services. RNR RNR Diagnostics, developer of a molecular diagnostics test for early detection of skin cancer Melanoma, took second place and a $6,000 cash prize; Sun Voter, a ser vice dedicated to providing nonbi ased candidate information for local, county and state public ofces, took third place and a $3,000 cash prize; and B Biocurity, developers of R Rad GGuard, a nanoparticle radioprotectant that mitigates damage from radiation exposure in cancer treatment and terrorist radiation threats, took fourth place and a $2,000 cash prize. 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Page 5 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Florida Blue is an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. 73373-0412No matter what your fitness regimen, choosing the right pair of shoes is essential to protecting your feet from injury. This month, Reebok will be on hand to provide advice on starting a fitness routine and finding the right footwear for the job. Meet one-on-one with our health care experts and nurses and get your questions answered about finding the right health care plan or how to take steps towards achieving better health. spinal screenings with Roach Chiropractic. Orange Ave. Dentistry will be available to answer your questions about tooth health BB&T will be available to talk about financial planning options (Located in Winter Park Village) FREE Health Fair Hurry! Sale E nds Soon! Design Pro Screens Longwood, FL 32750 Toll Free: 1-888-724-9868 Ext. 71232 71232 her group threw a baby shower for Terri Smith, one of Brandywines employees. If a staffer had a new girlfriend, Phillips and friends would vet them personally. Its a connection thats spanned decades. Phillips and her group originally met through a Rollins College connection, as many in the group work or used to work at Rollins. The group has been meet ing here to catch up with one an other for 25 years. Were kind of like Seinfeld, she said. We talk about every thing and nothing. Her group is well known by the staff. Donata Nutter, a member of the group, noted that in years past, Frankenberger has brought out free hors doeuvres to them just before Christmas as a way to thank them for their patronage. Phillips and her group are not the only ones that will be missing Brandywines Deli. Bill MacLean, a resident of Edina, Minn., has known about this establishment since his days at Rollins College. He graduated from Rollins in 1976 and moved to Minnesota, but has come back regularly to visit friends, as well as a daughter who lives in Winter Park. He said his children have long been fans of this restaurant. I brought my kids here. My son lives in Colorado, I have a daughter in New York, and they all love it, he said. When we come to Winter Park, they all want to go to Brandywines at least once. the restaurant provides to be one of a kind. I love the ambiance. The food is great, he said. Its not trendy, its just good comfort food. Donna and Marlon Salalila, a married couple who have lived in Kissimmee for eight years, found out about the closing of Brandy wines Deli when they read the news online. They decided to make a trip to the store immediately to try to the place for themselves. discovering Park Avenue. Marlon said he enjoyed Brandywines Reuben sandwich, made with hot corned beef, pastrami and Swiss cheese, then topped with Thousand Island dressing and coleslaw and served on Rye. He said they were looking for ward to visiting the other shops on the Avenue and seeing what As for Phillips and her Friday afternoon meet-up group, Nutter said they were still consider ing options of what to do when Brandywines shuts its doors for good. Weve talked about that, she said. If another restaurant or deli or some place that sells beer and wine opens [in Brandywines place] with outdoor seating, we may try it. another place with outdoor seating where we can come and hang out on Friday just like we always do. But a generation of memories may not be there to greet them. On Friday employee Cindy Sal inski walked out with tears in her warm embrace. She didnt know if this would be their last Friday together. Its like a family, Phillips said. Weve become involved in their lives. BrRANDYWINE C ONNTINUENUED FRROM fFRoONtT paPAGE Rollins celebrates citys families PHotoOTO BY IsSAAcC BABcocCOCK tTHE oOBsSERvVER The cotton candy was free owing at RRollins Colleges fth annual Spring EExtravaganza for Kids and Families on March 31.

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Page 6 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer The Knights may have lost a big one to UAB, but they came back with two revenge-match thrillers that ended in a walk-off single to take the series on April 8. It would be the only hit that left collect in the game, and it would prove the decisive one. With the game tied at 7, the Knights came to bat in the bottom of the ninth inning hoping to clinch a series in They had a lot on the line, with a No. 14 NCAA ranking and a 277, 7-2 record to defend. They also had a bit of a grudge to satisfy af ter a wild six-error series opener left them smarting with an 11-4 loss on their hands. That game had been especially traumatic for UCF pitchers, who gave up only one earned run of the 11 that crossed the plate. For Brian Adkins, who fell to 2-1 on the season with that April 6 loss, the game was a nightmare. In three and two thirds innings pitched he would strike out four batters, but he watched in hor resulted in nine runs crossing the plate in the fourth inning, none of which were attributed to him. But those memories were erased by Woods single that drove in the winning run to end the third game of the series at home. After hosting Florida A&M and Bethune Cookman Tuesday and Wednesday at press time, the Knights will hit the road for Southern Miss for a three-game series before returning against Florida Atlantic on April 17. Rollins routs EEckerd The Tars had the same roller coaster as the Knights, but with a ter falling to Eckerd 4-1 on April 5, the Tars went on a tear, winning 4-1 the next day then blowing bleheader in dominating fashion. And they did it all on Eckerds er Brett Mueller pitched a brilliant down Eckerd, while the Tars bats did the rest of the work. Anthony Figliolia, Zach Persky and Sean Reilly led the hit parade, with Persky and Reilly both hammer ing doubles. All three of them also had a stolen base apiece as they took advantage of lax defense to get into scoring position. For the Tars, who played Fla gler at press time Wednesday, a three-game series at Barry awaits this weekend. Theyll return home against Florida Tech at 6 p.m. Fri day, April 20. New spring inventory has arrived including mens Camp shirts, shorts, pants, swimwear, and much more from sizes Small to XX Large. 6TH ANNUAL SHRED EVENT aARcCHivIVE PHotoOTO BY IsSAAcC BABcocCOCK tTHE oOBsSERvVER DDarnell Sweeney grabbed a run and an RBIBI in the Knights ninth-inning rally win over U UABB on April 8, capping two straight wins after UUCF opened the series with a blowout loss. Knights, Tars teams get their revenge IsISAAcC BBABcocCOCK Observer Staff

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Page 7 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Mrs. Carolyn Kent Butt Grist, 87, a native of Winter Park, Fla., passed away on Friday morning, April 15, 2011, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, N.C. In 2006 Carolyn moved to Aldersgate Retirement Community in Charlotte. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and a friend to all who knew her. Her smile was infectious and her heart knew no bounds. She loved lively conversations with family and friends, as well as quiet evenings with a good book. She was clear of mind and body, enjoying music, bridge, art and travel, especially to her beloved New Smyrna Beach and North Carolina mountain home, The Treehouse. Upon her passing, she still owned the downtown Winter Park building on Park Avenue in which she grew up. In the early 1920s, her family lived upstairs and her father operated his store on the her bedroom window as a child and seeing cars parked in Central Park and men playing cards under the trees. Her mother worked for several decades down the street in the Rollins College library. Carolyn graduated from Winter Park High School, Rollins College and Emory University. She Gascoyne Butt III, in the band at ally became the head of pathology at Orange Memorial Hospital now Orlando Regional Healthcare System where he and a partamoeba that infects some swim mers in lakes with high bacteria counts. Carolyn completed her nursing degree at Emory Univer to her retirement. Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents, Claire Walker Kent and Beecher Allerton Kent, and John March Grist, as well as and Michael George Butt, all of Orlando, Fla. She is survived by two children, Allen Cecil Butt and Martha Carolyn Butt Horowitz, and two stepchildren, Charles Mayson Grist and Jeannie Grist Floyd, 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Carolyn was a member of the Junior League of Greater Orlando, Country Club of Orlando, the Rosalind Club, the Winter Park University Club and the Winter Park Historical Society. She also served on the board of Eagles Nest Camp in Brevard, N.C., for many years. A memorial service was held in Charlotte immediately following her passing. Carolyns family is traveling from around the country to hold a special memorial service in her hometown of Winter Park for her Central Florida family and friends. The service will be held at Knowles Chapel, Rollins College, on Friday, April 13, at 11 a.m. followed by a reception at Harry P. Leu Gardens in the Camellia Room. All who knew and loved her are invited. Carolyn will be dearly missed by her family and friends and will be forever in their hearts and memories. In lieu of to the American Cancer Society, 32804. PHotoOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK tTHE oOBSERVER Winter Park Mayor K Ken B Bradley dances to a R Rhianna song at the Work Well Winter Park kickoff event hosted by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce on April 4. Mayor moves like Jagger Housing in America: Innovative Solutions to Address the Needs of Tomorrow This event is FREE and open to the public. Tuesday, April 17 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Bush Auditorium, Rollins CollegeBreakfast will be available at 8:00 AM RSVP Join former Senator and HUD Secretary Mel Martinez for a public forum FEATURING Dr. Sean Snaith, University of Central Florida Dr. Cynthia Kroll, University of California, Berkeley Dr. Ashok Bardhan, University of California, Berkeley CCarolyn Grist memorial on A April 13 Grist

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Page 8 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer AApril 9 CCity CCommission meeting highlightsThere was a City Commission meeting held on April 9, at 3:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Commu nity Center. Below are a few high lights of decisions made:Mayors report was approved as members of the Wired for Winter Park Task Force. Non-action IItems The Winter Park Train Station from ACi was pulled from the agenda and will be discussed on Monday, April 23. The Financial Report Febru ary 2012 was presented and accepted. The Comprehensive Annual year ended Sept. 30, 2011 was ac cepted. CConsent AAgenda The minutes of March 26 were approved. The various purchases, change orders and contracts were ap proved (a complete list can be found at cityofwinterpark.org > Government > City Commission > Agenda Packets). The grant funding agreement was approved with the Florida Protection for construction of three water projects. to the city of Winter Parks Rate Schedule BA-1 Billing Adjust ments were approved. The Monday, May 28, Commis sion meeting was canceled due to AAction item Commissioner Steve Leary was reappointed as vice mayor.Public HearingsThe second reading of the or dinance amending Chapter 22 to incorporate the Florida Building Code with certain administrative and technical amendments was approved. nance relating to Pain Manage ment Clinics and Pharmacies and repealing the moratorium (Ordi nance 2840-11) was approved. nance annexing the 54-plus acres of Ravaudage or Home Acres gen erally bounded by Bennett, Monroe and Orlando avenues and Lee Road was approved. The Ravaudage annexation agreement was approved. A full copy of the April 9 City Commission minutes will be available at cityofwinterpark.org the week of April 23, pending ap proval.Veterans Memorial Fountain rededication ceremony The city will host a rededication ceremony for the newly re furbished Veterans Memorial Fountain, located at the south end of Central Park, at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 12. Vice Mayor Steven Leary will lead the cer emony, which will include the unveiling of a plaque to recognize those responsible for donating the fountain and its recent refurbish ments. The Veterans Memorial Foun tain, which is dedicated to war veterans, was built by Howard G. Lindsay with assistance from his father Samuel Lindsay, and do nated to the city on April 11, 1920. Howard G. Lindsays grandson, Kent McKee, recently donated funding for the painting of the fountain and a plaque to recog nize the contribution his family has made to the city. Four gen erations of McKees family have resided in Winter Park and many family members will be in atten dance at the ceremony. CCity BBlood Drive When: Monday, April 16 Time: 8 a.m. 2 p.m. Where: in front of Winter Park City Hall, 401 S. Park Ave. Cost: Please donate blood! Contact: 407-599-3506 or visit To donate blood, you must be at least 16 years old, weigh 110 pounds and be in good health. All Earth Day in the ParkThe city and Rollins College from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, in Central Park. Winter Park Mayor Ken Bradley and Rol can will address attendees at 11 a.m. from the main stage. Winter Parks celebration will showcase how the city and Roll ins College are working to make Winter Park more sustainable. Attendees will learn how the city is working toward achieving the Florida Green Building Coali tions Green Local Government spearheaded by the Environmen tal Review and Keep Winter Park Beautiful boards. provide educational workshops focused on recycling, native land scaping, growing organic food and awareness of endangered species. Music will be provided by ditional music and a live broad cast will be provided WPRK, the radio station of Rollins College. tendance to answer questions and they will perform a live tree-planting demonstration with a 25-foottall live oak at 11:30 a.m. near the main stage. The division will also give away an array of three-gallon containerized trees for city resi dents to plant at home (proof of city residency will be requested). A rope course will be available for anyone. Call 407-599-3364 or visit rol lins.edu/earthday Waste Disposal eventThe city in partnership with Waste Pro will be offering hazardous waste disposal for all city residents from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at the Public Works Compound located at 1439 Howell Branch Road, directly be hind Fire Station 64. The following items will be accepted: fertilizers & pesticides, antifreeze, propane tanks, paint & paint thinners, bat teries, pool chemicals, household chemicals, tires, used motor oil and e-waste (computers, televiPlease bring proof of city resi dency (drivers license or utility bill statement) along with your hazardous waste items. For more information please call 407-599-3364. Pedestrian & BBicycle SSafety and CConnectivity Forum The citys Pedestrian & Bicycle Advisory Board will present a Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety and Connectivity Forum from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, at the cated at 1050 W. Morse Blvd. The forum will provide an op portunity to review how recent events, developing plans and re gional initiatives have heightened the need for improved pedestrian and bicycle safety and connectivity. VV isit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, nd us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. A fun afternoon of golf, food, friends and charity! Proceeds benefit the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida. Golf Registration Deadline April 6 $400 per foursome / $100 per individualIncludes box lunch, beverages, snacks, BBQ dinner and social, goodie bag and cart and greens fees. Helicopter Ball Drop Contest $500 Prize! $10 per entry or 3/$20A helicopter will drop golf balls over one hole and the first ball in the hole (or closest to the pin) wins the prize! Entry open to the public. Must not be present to win. or call (407) 644-8281 Winter Park City Talk BY RAndND Y KnKNIghGHT CITY MANAGER

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Page 9 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Whether youre the captain of a schooner or a passenger on a ski boat, following safety guidelines ensures your safety and that of all other seafarers. BBe weather wise: Sudden wind shifts, lightning mean a storm is brewing. Bring a portable radio to check weather reports. BBring extra gear you may need: matches, a map of where you are, extra sunglasses. Put those that need to be protected in a water tight pouch or a container that Tell someone where youre going, who is with you and how long youll be away. Then check your boat, equip ment, boat balance, engine and fuel supply before leaving.Learn to swim:The best thing anyone can do to stay safe in and around the water is to learn to swim. This includes anyone participating in any boat ing activity. The American Red Cross has swimming courses for people of any age and swimming ability. To enroll in a swim course, contact your local Red Cross Chapter. AAlcohol and boating dont mix:Alcohol impairs your judg ment, balance and coordination more than 50 percent of drown ings result from boating incidents involving alcohol. For the same reason, it is dangerous to operate an automobile while under the innot operate a boat while drinking alcohol.Look for the label:Use Coast Guard-approved life jackets for yourself and your pasing.Develop a oat plan:Anytime you go out in a boat, give a responsible person details about where you will be and how long you will be gone. This is im portant because if the boat is de layed because of an emergency, gets lost or encounters other prob lems, you want help to be able to reach you. Find a boating course in your area (U.S. Power Squadron, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, U.S. Sailing, etc.) These courses teach about navigation rules, emer gency procedures and the effects of wind, water conditions and weather.Watch the weather:Know local weather conditions and prepare for electrical storms. Watch local news programs. Stop boating as soon as you see or hear a storm. Lets all take a little more time. Maitland residents matter! CCity CCouncil Meeting of AApril 9The Maitland City Council met on April 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. Below is a synopsis of that meeting. The next regular scheduled Council meeting will be held on Monday, April 23. Public Hearings:Moved to continue the Public rezoning of properties within that meeting. CConsent: Approved various meeting minutes. Authorized the city manager to approve Change Order Summary CH2012-4 to the City Hall contract with Wharton-Smith, adjusting the contract from $3,339,694.30 to $3,317,079.27. Approved a change in the Transportation Advisory Boards bylaws that will allow for quarter ly meetings, in lieu of a monthly meeting. Authorized a contract with Allstate Paving, Inc. for citywide street paving and resurfacing needs. Authorized a contract with Burgess & Niple for the design of a pedestrian/bicycle access from SunRail station. Failed to pass a resolution to enter into an Urban and Community Forestry Grant Memorandum of Agreement with the State ture and Consumer Services for a grant application. Approved the submittal of a Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Matching Grant for the purpose of obtaining two medical ultrasound devices used to diagnose life threatening internal bleeding and other trau matic or acute medical conditions. Authorize a 25 percent matching contribution from the city and permit the city manager, or his designee, to sign all associated grant documents.Decisions: ordinance to establish an Eco Tax Exemption, and set the Public Hearing date for May 14. To listen to a recording of the meeting, visit itsmymaitland.com SUNDAY, APRIL 15TH 2PM TO 6PM 1801 W. FAIRBANKS AVE. WINTER PARK, FL 32789 For over 27 years Marjorie Myers greeted diners at her Paco's Mexican Restaurant in Winter Park with a smile and great food. To honor her memory and her commitment to community service, Pacos hosts this annual fundraiser to support the Marjorie A. Myers Memorial Scholarship Fund. Join us for this event; enjoy a special menu of some of Marjs favorite dishes, live music, ra ffles, a limited-time MARJarita; and help give back to the community. ADMISSION: $20 PER PERSON $5 FOR KIDS 12 & UNDER $2.00 MARJaritas LIVE MUSIC Featuring Blue Stone Circle RAFFLES, FUN & GREAT PACO S FOOD! MARJarita FIESTA 4th Annual Maitland City Talk BY HOwW ArdRD SSChHIeferdeEFERDECKerER MAYOR News for boaters More than 50 percent of drownings result from boating incidents involving alcohol.

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Page 10 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer AAPRIIL 12 The Central Florida Watercolor S Soci ety exhibit, Expressions of BBok, is on display at B Bok Tower through the end of May. V Visit centraloridawater color.org RRollins Colleges exhibition Vanitas Fair is on display at the Winter Park Welcome Center, 151 Lyman Ave., through April 14. Kevin Kelly presents SSongs in the KKey of Me at 7:30 p.m. on Thurs day, April 12, at the Winter Park Play house.  Tickets are $20 and standing room tickets are $10. Dr. Peter S Sinelli will present A Archae ology of the Lucayan T T aino from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on April 12 at H Harry P. Leu Gardens. Contact kagidusko@ hotmail.com or 321-948-3994. AAPRIIL 13 The 2012 Florida Film Festival brings 168 lms representing 31 countries to the E Enzian Theater in Maitland from April 13-22. Tickets start at $10. V Visit FloridaFilmFestival.com AAPRIIL 14 Jazzn B Blues S Stroll is from 7 to 10 p.m. S Saturday, April 14. E Enjoy live blues and jazz inside Leu Gardens 50-acre botanic oasis. Call 407-2462620. The monthly meeting of the Orlando/ Winter Park B Branch of the American Association of University Women will be at 9 a.m. on S Saturday, April 14, at the First Congregational Church. The director of Morse Museum will speak. AAPRIIL 15 Artist Molly Chism will conduct a free gallery walk of her exhibition EEmerge, on S Sunday, April 15, at 1 p.m. in the A&HHs Maitland Art Center Galleries, 231 W. Packwood Ave. in Maitland. BBach Festival S Society presents Chanti OPEN REGISTRATIONPrinceton House Charter School is completing its 14th successful year as an Orange County Charter School for children with autism and is currently accepting registration for the 2012-2013 school year. Princeton House serves autistic children in Pre-K through 5th grades. For more information, call 407-523-7121. Take Action for Special PlacesPart of the nations oldest conservation organization, Audubon Center for Birds of Prey is an urban environmental Center located in the heart of Maitland. The Center offers a variety of programs and learning opportunities for all age groups.Upcoming Events/ActivitiesApril 15, 2012. 2PM-6PM Celebrate Earth Day with a Lakeshore Clean upVolunteers are needed to help improve Water Quality and Wildlife. Audubon and Eco-action will join forces to remove harmful trash from Lake Sybelia via canoe and on foot. Canoes are limited, reserve your spot (you must be 15 for canoe). Event is free, you must register. Contact kwarner@audubon.org.Save the date: May 12, 2012Annual Baby Owl Shower1101 Audubon Way, Maitland, FL Open: Tues-Sun. 10AM-4PM Facebook (check our events) 407-644-0190 CCalendar Please see CAlendLEND ArR on page 11 Win a BBMW New H Hope for Kids will host a fundraising event from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, April 13, at Fields B BMW titled Art of the V Vine. There will be a live drawing for a BBMW 128i at the event. V Visit ne whopeforkids.org/aov AAndrew SSpear at CCulture & CCocktails The last Culture & Cocktails of the season is 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 13, at 210 W. Packwood Ave. in Maitland. Artist Andrew S Spear will highlight a selection of his works. Maitland FestivalThe 24th Annual Maitland Festival of the Arts is April 13-15 at Lake Lily. Festival hours are Friday from 6 to 9 p.m., S Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on S Sunday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Doggie AArt Festival The Ninth Annual Doggie Art Festival is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on S Sunday, April 15, on Park Avenue from Morse B Boulevard to Canton Avenue in Winter Park. V Visit thedoggiedoor.com or call 407-644-2969.

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Page 11 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer cleer at the Knowles Memorial Chapel from 3 to 5 p.m. on S Sunday, April 15. VVisit bachfestivalorida.org At 4 p.m. S Sunday, April 15, the H Ho locaust Center in Maitland will host a program for YY om HaSShoah at the gymnasium at the Jewish Commu nity Center in Maitland. It is a day set aside to recall the HHolocaust. The city of Winter Park will have a blood drive on Monday, April 16, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Winter Park City HHall. RRollins College will host TThe S Syn ergy of S Sustainability: C Campus and CCommunity from 2 to 5 p.m. on Monday, April 16, at the R Rollins Col lege SSunTrust Auditorium. The University Club of Winter Park will host a lecture titled SShaping the Future of Education: What will it T T ake? on April 17 at 7 p.m. at the club. V Visit universityclubofwinterpark. org Fisher & Phillips OOne Day, Many SSolutions event will be held in Or lando on April 17 at the H Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave. in Mait land. V Visit laborlawyers.com Please join AAAARP Winter Park C Chap ter 1047 meeting at 1:30 p.m. on April 17 at the R Rachel D. Murrah Cen ter, 1015 Morse B Blvd. in Winter Park. Call 407-629-2585. The Orlando Garden Club will host its Game Party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, at 710 E E. R Rollins SSt. in Orlando. Cost is $16 and seat ing is limited. Call 407-532-4781. AAPRIIL 18 RRollins College will host author Joel SSalatin as he discusses his book Folks, T This A Aint Normal from 7 to 9 p.m. on  Wednesday, April 18, at the BBush SScience Center Auditorium. The 27th A Annual T T aste of Winter Park is from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednes day, April 18, at the Winter Park Farmers Market. AAPRIIL 19 The H Home B Builders Association of Metro Orlando will host a CCustom & Remodel Home T T our on April 19. The tour includes a luncheon at S SoNapa Grille. R Register at tinyurl.com/HHomesParade There will be a CCocktail Reception and Fashion S Show at Wearable Art by S Scott Laurent from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on April 19. Tickets are $5 and 20 percent of proceeds go to the Leu kemia  & Lymphoma SSociety. TThyroid S Symptoms is the subject of a free workshop at the Maitland Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on April 19. Call 407-588-7543 or visit geth ealthyorlando.com The Orange Audubon S Society will host SShore Nesting B Birds: A Audubon of Floridas C Conservation Efforts by Marianne Korosy at  7 p.m. on April 19 at Leu Gardens. Call 407-637-2525 or visit orangeaudubon.org A An Evening with Dr. Jane Good all is at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, at R Rollins College, Alfond S Sports Center. V Visit rollins.edu/wpi VVisit wpmobserver.com/events for more details. SSend submissions to editor@observernewspapers.com Its TAX time. Appointments Available 7 Days a Week!Tax Form Processing LLC2400 N Forsyth Rd., Suite 101 Orlando, FL 32807Tel: (407) 657-6336www.TaxFormProcessing.com Proudly Serving the Orlando Area for 17 years! Scan QR Code CAlendLEND ArR C ONTINUEED FRROM pagPAGE 10 Tom and Violet Cordially Invite You and a Guest to a Special Advance ScreeningTuesday, April 24 at Amc Altamonte at 7:30pm SAVE THE DATE APRIL 27www.tomandviolet.comNO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Passes are available on a rst-come, rst-served basis. One pass per adult. Rated R. Seating is limited so arrive early. Pass does not guarantee a seat at the screening. For your chance to win a pass for two, visitHTTP://TINYURL.COM/FIVEYEARE

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Page 12 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Lifestyles This years Florida Film Festival brings ence to spare and ones whove just started their movie-making dreams. Check out what our homegrown talent has to offer this year at the Enzian Theater: A An AAffair of the Heart For Orlando resident Melanie LentzJanney, making movies was something she promoted, not did. For her directing always seemed a far-fetched impossible dream until she met a woman with an via Caminer, a hometown documentarian, and her industry experience paired with Janneys passion for an idea has made for a documentary that they say, can sing into Jessies Girl fame, far after that song hit the charts. Hes a man whos kept Janneys attention for the past 30 years. Rick wrote the soundtrack of my life, she said. Its only Rick. And shes not the only one. Hes got a group of very dedicated fans, and their documentary shares their love and re spect, and his special, totally reciprocal feelings for them. Music can have a healing effect on you, Caminer said. You cant walk away ReneeAlso a newbie to the movie-making personal and full of passion. Many lo cals may know of the Orlando-started, now-national organization To Write Love depression, drug addiction, self-injury and thoughts of suicide. One womans ex perience inspired its start and her struggle is told in Renee on the Fests opening night. Its the story of friends supporting drug addiction. McKenna, who is one of the friends and enlisted the help of movie talent from all over Central Florida including from the University of Central Florida, Valencia College and Full Sail University. McKen na, a former Winter Park resident, hopes to recognize what addiction is and how to reach out and support those in need. He Kids are dying and people are dying from addiction, he said. We need to preserve and save lives.Eye of the Hurricane maker Jesse Wolfe, who grew up in Winter Park and now lives in Orlando. Eye of the Hurricane was inspired by Hurricane Andrew, and took many interviews of real victims of the storm to create the perspec tive of the small-town family affected by the devastating hurricane featured in the movie. put their lives back in order common people in a state of crisis, he said. Wolfe loves to tell stories with timeless themes anyone can relate to by taking a magnifying glass to small stories, like the them just a little bit longer. CCaptain Fin ONeill, that feeling is the same. He said past, and wants to create movies that offer a character-driven plot, full of relationships audiences can really feel. ting a stack of letters she never received from her father, goes to visit him in prison to mend their relationship. It starts a bit dark, but audiences get a spark of hope as the father turns back into Captain Fin, the old pirate his daughter loved to play with. Were thinking of telling the story, but we hope they feel something, ONeill said. 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Thats what prompted residents like Father Bob and Sallie Phillips to plan ahead and proactively make the move . because they wanted to, not because they needed to. How about you?WINNER: ICAA INDUSTRY INNOVATOR AWARDFor The Mayflower/Rollins College Lifelong Learning Program MAY 836 Phillips Ad WPO.indd 1 3/5/12 10:08 AM PHotoOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK tTHE oOBSERVER Full S Sail lm professor K Kevin O ONeill, left, presents his lm Captain Fin, which focuses on a father and daugh ters broken relationship. Filmmaker Jesse Wolfe, right, presents EEye of the HHurricane on April 15 and April 22. Homegrown lmmakersThe Florida Film Festival lls up with Winter Park talent BrBRITTnNI JOhnHNSOnN Observer SStaff Showtimes RRenee: 7 p.m. April 13 An Affair of the HHeart: Noon April 14 and 9:30 p.m. April 19 EEye of the HHurricane: 5:45 p.m. April 15 and 2 p.m. April 22 Captain Fin: 1:30 p.m. April 21 For more information about the lms, tickets and screening locations, visit oridalmfestival.comCapsule review: ReneeDirector: Nathan Frankowski SStarring: Kat Dennings, Chad Michael Murray, RRupert Friend, Mark SSaul and Juliana HHarkavy RRenee is the true story of a young bipolar woman who goes off her medication and starts cutting herself and abusing drugs and ultimately becomes the inspiration for To Write Love on HHer Arms, a nonprot that helps people troubled with addiction, depression, self-injury and thoughts of suicide. It was partially produced at Full SSail and shot in Orlando; we see the Wachovia building, The BBeacham, and Cinderella at a bus stop headed to work at the attractions. One particularly painful scene features an embarrassing acoustic rendition of a Coldplay song in SStardust V Video and Coffee. RRenees psychosis is manifested in attractive, fantastic special effects sequences HHeavenly Creatures for the digital age. Unfortunately, theyre thrown away to make way for the heavyhanded centerpiece, a ve-day cocaine detox with the help of RRenees friends. RRupert Friend is fun to watch and the dialogue feels right, but the execution suffers while the movie cant decide how seriously to treat its subject matter. Jonathan Gallagher

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Page 13 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer FamilyCalendar If youre looking for an oppor tunity to run through Maitland as Tom Sawyer or Pippi Longstock ing, youll have your chance this month. On Saturday, April 21, the Maitland Public Library will be hosting its inaugural 5k run at Quinn Strong Park in Maitland. Ellen Schellhause, director of li brary services, said the event is to raise awareness and funds for the library, as well as to get her staff involved in a fun activity. Race participants are invited to dress up as their favorite liter ary characters. Schellhause hopes to raise enough funds to buy ad ditional public computers for the library, as well as furniture to ac commodate them. But she said target for the event. We dont have enough public computers, and theyre old, she and wed like to make space for 10. Maitland City Councilwoman Bev Reponen will be volunteering at the event. She said the library has experienced budget cuts in past years, and obtaining the nec essary funds to obtain new com puters has not been a possibility. She said the ability to raise money for this goal inspired her to par ticipate. I knew that the money would be well spent, that it would be di rected where it was said to be di rected, and it would be something that would enhance our commu nity, she said. Schellhause said she would like to have at least 200 people attend the event, although she said the actual attendance could sur pass that goal. Fleet Feet Sports Orlando, a specialty store of athletic footwear, apparel and accessories, is also contributing its services to the run. Eric Bartos, who owns the store with his wife, Stacey, said his store provides services that go be yond the items they sell. We do a lot of medical referrals where we get people into good shoes or biomechanics analysis. He said they designed the course for the library and helped to put on an event of this na ture. Fleet Feet will be timing the event. Timing can be expensive, so were donating it so that the library can generate as much funds as possible, he said. As for which literary charac ters we can expect to see racing through the park, Schellhause said there are some rumors. I heard Raggedy Ann might be running, she said. aARcCHiIVE PHotoOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK tTHE oOBSERVER CChildren, at top, play video games at a recent Maitland Library event. The Library staff hopes to raise enough money with their rst 5k run to purchase new computers and furniture.Maitland Library hosts rst 5K AndAND Y CeCEBAllLLOS Observer SStaff RRegister for the 5k race at tinyurl. com/MaitlandLibrary5k through April 19. Completed forms can also be brought in to the library along with a check or cash. RRace day registration will open at 7 a.m. on SSaturday, April 21, and the 5k run will begin at 8 a.m. The adult entry fee will be $25 until April 20, and $30 the morning of the race. There will be a free kids run for children ages 10 and younger. Participants older than 65, or younger than 18 can register for $15. Plan your weekend with The Weekender!Visit wpmobserver.com and click "SSubscribe to Newsletter" AAPRIIL 14 Winter Parks S S ummer C C amp Resident Registration Fair is 9 a.m. to noon on S Saturday, April 14, at the Winter Park Community Center R Ruby B Ball Amphitheater, 721 W. New E England Ave. R Regis tration requires proof of residency, a $25 registration fee and $5 de posit for each week of camp. V V isit cityofwinterpark.org Family Promise of Greater Or lando hosts its ninth annual 2012 TT aking S Strides Walk for Central Floridas homeless families on S S aturday, April 14, starting at the First United Methodist Church in downtown Winter Park. Call 407-893-4580 or visit fpgowalk. dojiggy.com AAPRIIL 17 From 8 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, the E Enzian will feature TT o K Kill a Mockingbird, a Popcorn Flick that is free. V Visit enzian. org/lm/to_kill_a_mockingbird AAPRIIL 20 Park Maitland Perspectives opens on Friday, April 20, at the Maitland Art Center with a free reception that evening from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit features the works of the skillful sixth-grade Park Maitland S School students instructed by arts educator S Sandy BBonus. AAPRIIL 21 The Maitland Public Library will be hosting a 5k/run event on April 21 at Quinn S Strong Park. RR egistration opens at 7 a.m. and the race starts at 8 a.m. There is a kids run at 9 a.m. for kids ages 10 and younger. The cost is $25 until April 20 and $30 on the day of the race. There is a special entry fee for anyone 65 and older and 18 and younger at $15. Kids 10 and younger are free. Dress as your favorite literary character. For more information, call 407-6477700. The Third Annual Hannibal SSquare Heritage C Center Folk A Art and T T raditional C Craft Festival is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., S Saturday, April 21, at the Center, located at 642 New E E ngland Ave. in Winter Park.  The Centers Third Annual Folk Art and Traditional Craft Fes tival will feature work for sale by Florida artists including the origi nal Florida H Highwaymen painters and Creald ceramicists, as well as live folk music and local soul food. The festival will also feature a Kid Folk S Storybook Workshop for ages 4 and older. E E vents and exhibits are free to the public. OONGOIOING At 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday, the Maitland Public Library hosts preschool story and craft time. At 10:30 a.m. each Thursday, it hosts baby time stories and activity. At 4 p.m. each Thursday, it hosts RR eading B B uddies for kindergarten through fth-grade. Call 407-6477700. SSend submissions to editor@observernewspapers.com

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Page 14 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer Bright House Networks Salutes24th Annual Maitland Spring Art Festival www.brighthouse.com This Festival is a juried art and ne craft show that combines entertainment with world class art and craft exhibits. The 24th annual Maitland Festival of the Arts will be held April 13, 14 and 15. The festival will again take place in its beautiful setting around Lake Lily in Maitland, Fla. Throughout the years, this ne art and craft juried show has enjoyed an excellent reputation by combining outstanding artists from around the country, in a serene setting along the shores of Lake Lily, while keeping the feel of our home town ambience. This year is no exception! The festival committee is excited to announce an added evening for art lovers to enjoy art, music, great food and wonderful Florida weather. The addition of Friday evening (April 13) brings a relaxed evening atmosphere to start the weekend off and is most welcomed by the artists themselves. Come enjoy a leisurely art stroll, enticing foods from Maitlands excellent restaurants, and listen to some of the areas nest artists performing throughout the evening. Friday night at its best! Festival hours are Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13th 15th Friday: 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Saturday: 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Sunday: 10:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.at Lake Lily ParkCorner of 17/92 & Maitland Ave. Food available from these exclusive restaurants: $10 per serving all inclusive. All beverages available from the Maitland Mens Club For more information Sponsored by:

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Page 15 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer ABC Fit Day Binsons Home Health Care Centers is hosting American Breast Care Fit Day 10a.m. to 4p.m.April 17 762 E Altamonte Dr Altamonte Springs RSVP 407-691-3009 April 18 2069 Aloma Ave Winter Park RSVP 407-679-2135 representing the American Breast Care Friday 6 p.m. 8 p.m.Jazz Tastings Presents: 2 EEV, featuring Andrew LuvSaturday 10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.Colby School of Dance StudioNoon 1:30 p.m.Performing Arts of Maitland Presents: Maitland Stage BandAfternoon TBDSundaySponsored by PAM 10 a.m. 10:45 a.m.WPHS Acapella Group Take 7, 11 a.m. 12:30 p.m.Daniel Jordan Trio1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.WPHS Acapella Group Take 72 p.m. Suzuki SchoolPerforming Arts of Maitland Stage

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Page 16 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer FOR MORE INFORMATION OR ARTIST/VENDOR SPACE: www.thedoggiedoor.comFEATURING PET RELATED ARTISTS, VENDORS AND ADOPTION ORGANIZATIONSSUNDAY, APRIL 15th10:00am 4:00pmPARK A VENUE FROM MORSE TO CANTON AVENUE IN WINTER PARK DO GG IEN INTH A NNUAL Art FestivalFOUNDING S PONSOR: S PONSOR S:A benefit for the S ebastian H aul F und, finding homes for C entral F lorida G reyhounds Poster art by Gretchen Serrano A lifelong artist, Gretchen Kish Serrano has always enjoyed painting. As a graduate of Northern Illinois University, she studied graphic design and advertising. While working as an art director at Leo Burnett Advertising in Chicago on various accounts including Hallmark Cards, Gretchen also studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. These experiences together with the life-changing adoption of Sophie, her rescued beagle-whippet from the Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago, have been the inspiration behind the creation of Paw Palettes. The artist lives in Florida with her husband, two young The Sebastian Haul Fund was founded in memory of a very special greyhound whose name was Sebastian. The Mission of the organization is To groups who are transporting greyhounds to other loving homes. Sebastian came to live with two of the founders of the group as a seven month old puppy. Since he was from an accidental breeding at the race track he quoted saying, As with all of our canine companions, Sebastian left us far too soon. He is now guiding our efforts from above and is our inspiration. Since the Sebastian Haul Fund was started, we have been able to help almost 500 greyhounds reach their forever homes. It is truly rewarding work. All four founders as well as our volunteers have or have had greyhounds. These are such special, loving dogs and they truly need our help to reach the homes they so deserve. The Sebastian Haul Fund was founded in 2008 and is a 501 (c)3 organization. The group works with adoption groups in Florida to move dogs to several states and even to Canada. Should you wish to learn more about this organization the website is www. sebastianhaulfund.org Donations are gratefully accepted and can be made to The Poster Artist: Gretchen Kish Serrano The Sebastian Haul Fund

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Page 17 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer AApril 13 and AApril 15 BBusy, successful AArt & History Museums MaitlandWith a string of recent successes, the Art & History Museums Maitland continues the renaissance of the revered organization as artist  Andrew Spear  highlights the Culture & Cocktails event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on April 13. Then, on at 1 p.m. on April 15, artist Molly Chism conducts a gallery walk of her exhibi tion in the Art Center Galleries. The walk is  free and open to the public.  Art & History Muse ums Maitland (A&H) has gone through two years of profound change to emerge as a model for the manner in which cultural institutions and city government can work together marking off successes as if to provide founder Andre Smith with a new legacy. Highlights include new branding, including a new name, logo pair of fundraising events, both of which exceeded last years permanent exhibition of Andr Smith, founder of the A&Hs Maitland Art Center. Congratula tions to all. Visit  ArtandHistory. org  or call  407-539-2181. AApril 18 Serious foodies need to bring serious appetites to the 27th  Annual Taste of Winter Park presented by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on  Wednesday, April 18. Held at the  Winter Park Farmers Market  (200 W. New England Ave. in Winter Park) Taste of Winter Park is a food indulgence featuring tastings from a virtual Whos Who of popular Winter Park restaurants, chefs and catering venues. Along with maxing out on the food and drink, live entertainment will be provided by Johnny Mag Sax. For more information including a complete list of participating res taurants call 407-644-8281  or visit winterpark.org AApril 19 AArtists to benet CCityAArts Factory My art-collecting heart loves the fundraiser dreamed up by Sam Flax Orlando to support Called the Collection, artworks in the collection are all 20-by-20 or 12-by-12 canvasses created by 31 local artists who painted live at Sam Flax. These works will be exhibited and sold at CityArts beginning at 6 p.m. on April 19 with 50 percent of CityArts Factory. April 19 is also third Thursday when downtown galleries open their new exhibits making this a win-win situation for us to see a lot of new work, purchase some of that new work, and support the noble efforts of the CityArts Factory at the same time. CityArts is at 29 S. Orange Ave. in Orlando. Trust me, Ill be there with my checkbook at the ready. AApril 20 through May 27 TThe  Music  Man The Garden Theater in Winter Garden has already produced an impressive string of selfproduced musicals in which the community comes together to act in and create major musicals onstage. Adding a -trombone salute to that theatrical history is The Music Man,  running from April 20 to May 27. Led by sor Harold Hill, a cast of more than 60 performers and dozens of stage-crew volunteers ranging in age from 5 to 65 will bring this musical to life. The show is rec ommended for all ages. The Gar den Theatre is at 160 W. Plant St.     gardentheatre.org AApril 21 CCasa Feliz is BBack to the Future  The Friends of Casa Feliz, who work to preserve our community's historic resources, have announced the Sixth Annual James Gamble Rodgers II Col loquium on Historic Preservation. With the title Back to the Future, the colloquium will be held Saturday, April 21, at the Winter Park Com munity Center. This year's event celebrates mid-century modern architecture with a panel discussion beginning at 10 a.m. Following the discus sion will be a food truck lunch and a tour of midcentury modern homes in Winter Park. Call  407-628-8200, extension 1 or visit casafeliz.us  AA nd not to be missed   Lion King leaps onto the stage of the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center in Orlando with all its stunning theatrical ity and beloved musical score. This perfect family musical is here through May 13. Visit  Or landoBroadway.comJosh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and fine art curator. H H e is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. Garrick can be reached at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407522-3906. 23rd Annual 23rd Annual 27th Annual Presented by Use the small-space stacked logo ONLY when it is less than 1 inch widePRIMARY SMALL-SPACE Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. Winter Park Farmers Market Featuring 40 local restaurants and caterers, unlimited food and beverage samples and live entertainment in downtown Winter Park. Tickets and information at www.winterpark.org or call 407-644-8281. For more information go to www.WinterPa rkPaintOut.org 633 Osceola Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 407-647-6294 Monday, April 23 Friday, April 27 Wednesday, April 25 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm 215 S. Orlando Avenue in Winter Park Call 407-740-4005 to reserve your table. Saturday, April 28 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens Tickets $45 in advance, $60 at the door Special Events Art Happens Watch The Ar sts P aint! View and Purchas e New Pain ngs DailyGardens and Gallery Open, Free to the PublicMonday, April 23 to Friday April 27 10 am to 6 pmSaturday, April 28 Barry LevinsonCloris Leachman Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar CCulture & CCocktails

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Page 18 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer OOpinions Gov. Rick Scott is making the rounds in Florida touting a new job board regulation bill and a new budget he hopes will create jobs (see letters below), but he doesnt mention the part where jobs are already guaranteed to be lost before his plans even start. Scott claims hes a jobs gov ernor, so hes focused on making the impression hes adding them through his governance. Talking up the merits of better job place ment agencies, job training and cutting wasteful job programs, hes making political hay from the debacle of 2011s Workforce Central Florida red cape spending spree. On March 30 he signed a bill at Workforce Central Florida giving him the power to boards. And hes giving Floridbetter trained to get jobs soon. But when theyre done learnhis feel-good job training programs, hes relied on tried-andfailed theories to actually create those jobs hes been cheerleading about. The mechanics of his plan were already clear in the budget passed in March: Cut the money that pays for jobs in government, and when those jobs disappear, do something that causes the private sector to add jobs. Its a supply-side economics balancing act: If you want less through the private sector, you cut from one (through slashing expenses, which leads to layoffs) and add to the other (through slashing business taxes in the hope theyll hire workers). The Florida Legislatures plan: Cut government employee pay by 3 percent, cut $300 million from higher education and $1 billion from pensions, throw that money into tax cuts for private sector companies, then wait for the companies to create new jobs to pick up the laid-off govern ment employees. Hopefully the wait isnt too long, given Floridas notorious tone deafness to economic reality. Last year, while we were setting national records for average duration of unemployment at more than 40 weeks, Florida cut its unemployment compensation maximum from 26 weeks down to 13-23 weeks. It makes sense that if jobs are lost in the public sector theyd be found in the private sector, par ticularly in a (slowly) recovering economy. Its simple subtraction and addition. But theres a caveat to that it doesnt work. that its wasting our money employing workers in health care (through Medicare funding at private hospitals) or education, private sector need to hire back more employees than the government had to lay off? Our supposedly bloated state government wasnt holding back on hiring workers that the private sector was chomping at the bit to gobble up. Weve had unemployment above 9 percent for three years. But thats just in the stagnant economy we have now. Even in a recovery, the idea of increased private sector jobs may now be a pipe dream. As the New York-based Alge meiner Journal pointed out in its April 9 article Corporations Plan for Post-Middle-Class America, during the last four years more of Americas largest employers have been working on how to make more money off less employees, rather than working on hiring more employees during times of growth. Coupled with government layoffs, its like a giant game of musical chairs. Lose your seat, and the music starts playing. But nobody wants to get up from their government gig if they cant be sure therell be a corporate job waiting for them. And private sector hiring is far from guaranteed. As reported in the Tampa Bay Times on March 11, a requirement that budget tax cuts actually produce more jobs was struck down before it passed. Thats because there is no guarantee. Its the lingering specter of supply-side economics. The simple theory: If you cut taxes on businesses, theyll use that money to hire employees. But to do what? For every $16,000 in taxes that the govern ment cuts from your business liability (roughly equivalent to one minimum-wage full-time employee in Florida) does $16,000 worth of new work suddenly new customers suddenly walk through your door to pay for that suddenly have $16,000 in corpo rate tax cuts so they could come spend it at your business? No, they didnt. Theyre busy playing musical chairs. The gov ernment took away their seat, but they keep circling, ever optimis when the music stops. Our Observation Musical chairs in the workforceLetters to the editor SSend your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing EEditor Jenny Andreasson at editor@observernewspapers.comEditors note: This letter has been cut due to space constraints. Read the unabridged text on wpmobserver.comFed upWhen are we going to tell the federal government that we dont want to send taxation and then compete for rendered pork after the meat goes through Wash ingtons grinder? No time soon, Ill wager, because addictions are hard to kick. Too often the refunded money is just in search of a problem. SunRail is coming and all of a sudden everyone really hates train whistles, but only, really, because the feds said theyll pay for silent crossings. But Ill wager if the money had to come from Winter Park, we all wouldnt be quite so avid. I swear, after our Central Park rest rooms are completed with federal Bus and Bus Facility funds, the city must change the Winter Park topiary to read Winter Pork. Heres the latest: surveillance cameras on the Ave paid for from Homeland Security funds (City installs surveillance cameras published on April 5). Perhaps we need to be looking in City Hall for intelligence that has apparently gone missing. previous crime prevention rollout was about this program, right? Well what did Winter Park learn after a found the strongest correlation on our main street. And all this time I are just knew it anecdotally and intuitively, of course that the merchants (and their landlords) are the real robbers! I strongly question the value of these cameras as a crime prevention/deterrent tool, especially if 1) the criminal elements working Park Avenue dont know they are perps to know about these secret candid ing the action in real time. And why not? Whats to see? And as for Mayor Ken Bradleys as sertion that Cameras, like lights, make places safer I dont get it. Im less worried about purse snatching than dying in a Heat of the Night, stand-yourground shootout, camera or no camera. Id feel a whole lot better seeing a real unmonitored camera overhead. But no one was offering money for more manpower not that Im suggesting we need it but we took what they were handing out. Maybe the merchants should just form a crime-watch group if times have come to that. So whats next for Winter Park in pur suit of the latest technology federal money can buy? Unmanned aerial vehicles, better known as drones? In reality, and not to give anyone ideas, but the recent acquisi tion would have been much more useful as roaming cameras like our mobile speed radar unit that would really keep criminals off their game. Fixed cameras are the technological equivalent of a phone landline. Winter Park installed cameras instead of emergency call boxes like on the Rollins Campus for at least the following if you crave CSI-like action, go to downto send the wrong message to patrons, although cameras can convey a false sense an omnipresent prevention philosophy and 4) the money was free. In a small how much the cameras cost because they were provided through Homeland Secu didnt ask, and they didnt say. The $35,000 hook-up money came from local forfeiture funds. William SShallcross Winter Park TThe specics of 2012 job creation and economic growth agendaLast October, while visiting Metal Essence, a precision metals and plastics fabricator in Orlando, I called on the Florida Legislature to pass my 2012 Job Creation and Economic Growth Agenda. I would like to thank the Legislature for answer ing my call and joining me in the effort to make Florida the best place for businesses to grow and create jobs for Floridians. This plan is designed to ensure that Floridas unemployment rate continues to drop. ing Floridians to talk about what this legislation means to them. I would like to thank all of the great companies that I vis ited: ENTERA in Bay County, Load King Manufacturing in Jacksonville, Advanced Protection Technologies in Clearwater, Ring Power Inc. in Sarasota, as well as Metal Essence in Longwood and Work force Central Florida in Orlando. Overall, my 2012 Job Creation and Economic Growth Agenda will eliminate burdensome rules and regulations, reform our unemployment system to a re-employment system, provide tax relief to our job creators and hold accountable the workforce boards tasked with connecting Floridians to job opportunities. I would like to highlight four reforms that we have put into place and how they better posi tion our state to create jobs. First, we took steps to restore account ability and credibility to Floridas Regional Workforce Boards so they are better able to serve Floridas unemployed citizens. In response to irresponsible spending of taxpayer dollars that should have been dedicated to getting people back to work, Floridas Regional Workforce Boards will be held accountable and will be able to bet ter serve Floridas jobseekers. I have been monitoring daily rankings for job placements from each regional workforce board to ensure that they are serving the citizens can now be removed. nation to reform our unemployment system into a system focused on reemployment. This new system will direct efforts to providing free job skills training to Floridas out-of-work citizens who need it the most, while providing unemployment compensation tax relief to Florida businesses. The next reform continues the process I of burdensome state rules and regulations that often discourages businesses from reviewed and repealed nearly 500 unnec essary rules and regulations. I will continue this process to ensure that our state the way of business. The last measure of my 2012 Job Creation and Economic Growth Agenda is tax relief for Floridas working families and businesses. Working with the Florida Legislature, we delivered two tax cuts. First, we continued efforts begun last year to eliminate the corporate income tax by doubling the exemption, representing a 66 percent re-education of total payers since I became governor. In addition, Floridas manufacturers will now be able to more easily qualify for a sales tax exemption on machinery and equipment. Both tax cuts will help grow jobs in Florida by helping business and families keep more of their hard-earned money. In February, Florida recorded an unem ployment rate of 9.4 percent, a three-year low. Were headed in the right direction, but there is still a lot of work to do to make Florida the No. 1 state in the nation for business. Since becoming governor, creating jobs in Florida has been my top Creation and Economic Growth Agenda will help Florida create, retain and attract jobs.  Gov. RRick SScott I strongly question the value of these cameras as a crime prevention/ deterrent tool, especially if the criminal elements working Park Avenue dont know they are being recorded. Were headed in the right direction, but there is still a lot of work to do to make Florida the No. 1 state in the nation for business.

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Page 19 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer I met Helena Stratas the day she and   port. I over-nighted in my parents house held.  The beauteous Helena wore her famous historical name justly, and I imag ined that she could well have launched a thousand ships in Long Island Sound   thought crossed my mind that if I had altar. Beauty in women is mystifying, consisting of broad  generalities and minute colorful details. A knowing man can spot the profound beauties in a woman at an initial glance. Helenas eyes aided the process from the beginning, and became more beautiful the longer I beheld her striking feminine mien.  I had known lots of females,  but Helena had something that dimmed the memory of every other woman I had ever known. She had a way of looking into my eyes for a moment longer than necessary  that clouded my thinking. I was inextricably involved in something I had not expected and certainly had never wanted it was not going to go away as long as Helena was in my sight.  What she herself might have had on her mind  was something about which I had not the faintest clue. She was, foremost,  my sister-in-law, but I realized with discomfort that she was more than that to me. I was, in those days, singing in opera houses in a dozen countries.  When I was in the U.S., I often  spent place in Tokeneke, Conn., where they table full of various  sorts of talented intel lectuals. One summer evening I was singing Les Troyens (The Trojans, of Berlioz) in a 2,000-year-old amphitheater in the foot hills of the Alps near Nice, France, and afterwards, outside the dressing room, explained that he was living in Europe locating parcels of property to amalgam ate into a large plot for the building of an American factory.  The odd coincidence struck me that Helen of Troy, the heroine of Les Troyens, was my sister-in-law in real life.  riage a fact that perhaps incongruously repeated tests, had told him that he could never father children of his own. mond in ensuing months, and we three became an almost inseparable trio. Physically, I was extremely careful to keep my relationship with Helena at arms length. When Helena suddenly announced that she was pregnant, I was as shocked   gan to look at me as the potential father of a son badly, and perhaps he secretly hoped that I, his brother, might be the father.  After their son was born, I didnt see Whenever we met, Helena gazed intently at me, as if  she was pleading with me to keep that private secret that she had, perforce, never fully revealed even to me. About RRoney: HHarvardDistinguished Prof, EEm.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy RRoney) Chris Jepson Perspectives Louis RRoney Play On! SShot your candy-carrying son in the chest Helena OOriginal ction We shall now have tea and speak of absurdities. the 1955 movie Love is a Many-Splendored Thing The only thing good about the above movie was the musical score by Sammy Fain and Paul Webster. That and the line, We shall now have tea and speak of absurdities. Shall we? I am going to ask some of my white readers to put on their imagination hats. Oh, I see some white, conical chapeaus Boone coonskin simply divine. Okay, imagine you have a 17-year-old white son, a bit of a cut-up in school, the occasional truant. Hes with you, his divorced mother whos visiting her boyfriend in a West Palm Beach gated community. On the way back from a con venience store with a bag of candy, hes Why is he killed? Because there has been a lot of white-related crime in the area. Why is he killed? Because the stop trailing the white suspect got out of his car anyway and confronted your son. experienced such concern for his life that he shot your candy-carrying son in the chest with his handgun. Why is he killed? Because he is white and unarmed. Why is he killed? Because he lives in America, and that is the long history of the United States. We kill or imprison large numbers of white men dispro portionately so and have for centuries because that is our rich tradition. Why is he killed? Because of fear, intolerance, arrogance and a rush to judgment. All all. Imagine/understand that white people made up only 13.6 percent of the American population, yet white men represented 40.2 percent of all prison inmates in 2008. By some accounts there were more white men in prison, jail or on parole in 2008 than were in slavery in 1850. Imagine that. White men are scary. I mean, they are sooo white. And the way they dress and look. Their pants! They wear them up to their armpits. I swear all white men have two left feet. Rhythm? They couldnt dance their way out of a conga line yet they sure can stroll through our neighborhoods. Where they surely dont belong, I might add. And that straight, stringy hair! White boys were made for mullets. And the way those pale crackers look at our women. Just who do they think they are? Men? Imagine if your auntie was followed around the department store because she was suspiciously white? Or, imagine driving by a white motorist pulled over by some county star and wondering the exact nature of her offense? Or, the awareness that your whiteness was just internally noted by the clerk checking your merchandise. When it comes to quality of life, black men die years sooner than the rest of Americans and more than 27 percent of blacks live in poverty. It is hard to accept such numbers, such circumstances. But not if youre black in America. It has been observed that, Racial superiority is a mere pigment of the imagination. absurd. Except if youre living it. Jepson is a 24-year resident of Florida. HHes scally conservative, socially liberal, likes art and embraces diversity of opinion. RReach him at Jepson@MEEDIAmerica.USS When you think of historic properties in Winter Park, the names James Gamble Rogers, Ralph Adams Cram or Harold Hair likely come to mind. The Friends of Casa Feliz, the nontains and operates Winter Parks historic home museum, hopes to add mid-century homebuilders Jack Sorenson and Stan Fletcher to this list. Back to the Future is the theme of the Casa Felizsponsored Sixth Annual James Gamble Rogers II Colloquium on Historic Preservation, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. As the name implies, this years event, which includes a morning panel discussion, food truck lunch and afternoon home tour, will focus on the importance of preserving structures built between the 1940s and 1960s. Such buildings from the re cent past are frequently over looked by preservationists be cause they have a contemporary look to them, with clean lines and sometimes modern-looking facades, unlike their more ornate counterparts from earlier in Americas history. People think that these structures are too new to merit serious preservation efforts. On the contrary, not only do mid-century buildings meet the National Register of Historic Places age requirement of 50 important era of our history. Helping to bring the issue to the public agenda is Christine Madrid French, former director of the Modernism Program at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, who last year moved to Orlando to teach Architectural History at the Uni versity of Central Florida. French will speak at the Colloquium, along with preservation experts Jeanne Lambin, adjunct professor of Historic Preservation at the University of Florida, and local architect Richard Reep, adjunct professor at Rollins and immedi ate past president of the Orlando Area AIA. Preserving these buildings is particularly important in Central Florida, according to French, because the state is unique in its economic role at the mid-century and celebrated its prosperity with a fantastic array of interesting architectural statements, from residences to civic centers. Efforts to preserve these build ings are abetted by the runaway success of the television show Mad Men, set in the early 1960s, as well as periodicals like Atomic Ranch, which showcase the striking fashion and architec ture from the period. In Winter Park and North Or lando, the design-build partner ship of Jack Sorenson and Stan Fletcher contributed more to the residential landscape in the 1950s than perhaps any other builders. Sorenson and Fletcher houses, 11 of which will be showcased during the Back to the Future house tour, are typically singlestory ranch houses with shallowplans. While many have been destroyed over the past two decades to make way for larger homes, Sorenson and Fletcher houses are enjoying renewed popularity among todays budget-minded, eco-conscious buyer. Winter Park interior designer Margie Soren son says the houses her father we dont want to losethey take us back to a simpler life of clean and uncluttered living. While you can no longer acquire one for the original 1950s asking price of about $20,000, the homes are still relatively easy on the budget, and appeal to younger people who want to live a lifestyle that is not pretentious, but still modern, according to Sorenson. BBetsy Owens is the executive director of the Friends of Casa Feliz. Tickets for the SSixth Annual James Gamble RRogers Colloquium: BBack to the Future are $20. The event will take place at the Winter Park Community Center, 721 W. New EEngland Ave. RRegister online at casafeliz. us or by calling 407-628-8200, ext. 1. Go back to Winter Parks future BeBETSY OwenOWENS Guest Writer BBetsy OOwens

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Page 20 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer HomesObserver Homes brought to you by: Fannie Hillman + AssociatesServing Central Florida for over 31 years! 407-644-1234 fanniehillman.com INTEGRITY LOYALTY UNWAVERING ENTHUSIASM Kelly L. Price Jim Mitchell407.645.4321 Winter Park $1,175,000 4 BR | 3.2 BA | 4,189 Sq. Ft. Winter Park $1,795,000 5 BR | 6.5 BA | 6,737 Sq. Ft. Winter Park $1,125,000 4 BR | 4.2 BA | 4,030 Sq. Ft. The existing home market in Orange and Seminole counties continued to show signs of improvement last year with sales up nearly 6 percent and prices rising or holding steady in most categories, according to the recently published 2011 Hillman Report. The number of transactions last year were up considerably in nearly every category over see continued appreciation in all areas of the local residen tial real estate market in 2012, including million-dollar-plus homes, said Scott Hillman, president of Fannie Hillman + Associates, a 31-year-old Win publishes The Hillman Report, which takes a comprehensive look at the Winter Park, Mai tland, College Park, Baldwin Park, Windermere and down town Orlando housing and condominium markets. The real estate industry is digging out of a deep hole that I believe reached rock bottom we cant put the shovels away has been made in the past two years, but theres lots more work that needs to be done, Hillman said. The 2011 Hillman Report showed transactions for all sin gle-family homes were up 5.7 percent over 2010 and up 15.7 percent over 2009, while sales of condominiums were down 22.7 percent from 2010, but up 13.8 percent over 2009. The good news in the con dominium market is that al though total transactions were down last year, prices in the lower two categories un der $200,000 and $200,001 to $500,000 were up 13 percent and 1 percent, respectively, Hillman said. While there have been iso lated cases where average and median prices for single-family home have spiked, generally speaking prices throughout the area have stabilized or gradu ally appreciated, particularly in Baldwin Park and Wind ermere. This trend bodes well for 2012 and beyond, Hillman said. Higher-priced, single-fami ly homes did particularly well last year. Sales of homes in the $750,000 to $1 million range were up 13 percent over 2010 and up 21.5 percent over 2009, while transactions of homes with million-dollar-plus price tags were up 4 percent over 2010 and 34 percent over 2009. Last years increase in milliondollar-plus sales occurred even though average and median sales prices were up 9 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Fannie HHillman + Associates Report: Home sales and prices recover

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Page 21 Thursday, April 12, 2012 Winter Park / Maitland Observer TT own home construction in Lake Mary Ashton Woods H Homes has opened two new town home models at Foun tain Parke, located off R Rinehart R Road in Lake Mary. Michael R Roche, vice president of sales and marketing at Ashton Woods H Homes, said new threeand four-bedroom town homes at Fountain Parke range in size from 2,067 square feet of living space to 2,531 square feet with three and a half baths and two-car garages. Town homes at Fountain Parke are priced from $219,900. Homes going up in Winter SSprings Meritage H Homes is building 86 new single-family homes at Winter S Springs VVillage priced from the $180s. The homebuilder opened a new four-bed room model home at Winter S Springs VVillage located on Tuskawilla R Road and Alafaya Trail in March. The twostory S Sinclair model home with 1,911 square feet also offers three baths along with a two-car garage.Estates planned for Lake CCounty Lennars Central Florida Division, which ranked as the No. 1 home builder in both the Orlando and Tampa BBay markets in 2011, plans to build its Grande E Estate homes at R Red Tail Golf Club, the regions premier private golf club community on S State R Road 46-A, 1.5 miles north of S State R Road 46 just west of H Heathrow and Lake Mary in EEast Lake County. CConstruction slated for $1.6 million homeMatt Trask, vice president of Dave BBrewer Inc., said the luxury home builder will start construction of a two-story Mediterranean-style home in the Markham Woods area of Long wood. The 5,000-square-foot luxury home, valued at $1.6 million, will fea ture four bedrooms, four baths and a four-car garage on a one-acre home site in a gated neighborhood.Projects/deals Cuhaci & Peterson Architects E Engi neers Planners, based in B Baldwin Park, recently designed a 15,000-squarefoot retail building Dikeou R Realty is developing on S State R Road 436 in Al tamonte SSprings. EEmerson International reports it re cently closed on three new long-term ofce lease agreements at Major Plaza in southwest Orlando and the Centerpointe II ofce building in Alta monte S Springs that totaled more than 10,000 square feet of space. Winston James Development, based in S South Daytona B Beach, recently negotiated two new long-term lease agreements that total 1,880 square feet of commercial space at Aloma BBusiness Center, located on Aloma Avenue in Winter Park. Lease agree ments include B Beat the H Heat, a win dow-tenting company and Jess Less, LLC, a computer technology company headquartered in V Virginia. Crowne Atlantic Properties, LLC ne gotiated a new lease agreement for 2,670 square feet in the Maitland Pro fessional V Village, at 620 N. Wymore RRoad, in Maitland. The tenant is an international travel company.Progressions Meritage H Homes, which builds homes in two Florida markets, has appointed Clint S Szubinski as president of the Or lando and Tampa Divisions. Commercial real estate industry veterans E Enon S S. Winkler and Nicholas E E. Ledvora have teamed up and opened a S Sperry V V an Ness ofce at 703 E Ex ecutive Drive in Winter Park. The H Home B Builders Association of Metro Orlando recently named S Scott Merritt as its new executive ofcer. RRLF, a nationally recognized architec ture, engineering and interior design rm located in Orlando, recently ap pointed Ward DuPree, AIA, LEEEED AP, to senior vice president. SSandals R Realty in Longwood is proud to welcome its newest agent, Gloria Chang.  Gloria is a 25-year veteran of the Central Florida real estate mar ket. AA wards/donations Linnette S Sanzalone, a trusted real es tate advisor with S Stirling S Sothebys In ternational R Realty, has been awarded the Internet Marketing S Specialist des ignation for her prociency in using Internet marketing strategies to help customers market their properties throughout the Web.  SSIKON Construction Company, LLC, Maitland and Deereld B Beach, was nationally featured in Construction EExecutive magazine (March 2012) in a two-page article titled SScheduled to S Succeed showcasing the new Florida Keys Community College S Stu dent HHousing Facility in Key West. SSIKON Construction also ranked seventh largest among Orlando B Busi ness Journals 2012 Largest Con struction Companies/General Contractors-National survey published March 9. The companys Central Flor ida ofce reported $69.5 million in local revenues amid company-wide revenues of $119 million. The Mid-Florida H Home B Builders Foun dation, the charitable arm of the Mai tland-based H Home B Builders Associa tion of Metro Orlando (HBHBA), recently donated $7,000 to Mollie E E. R Ray E El ementary S School, an Orange County Public SSchool. [Your Address Here] 4767 New Broad St. Orlando, FL 32814 $165 for a presigious business addressONE MONTH FREE! Work in a community that boasts one of Orlandos most prestigious addresses with no long term commitments. We offer a business address, a phone line with personalized phone answering, and reception service. Plus Internet access, desktop publishing, word processing, graphic design, offices and conference room rentals as you need them. and conference room rentals as you need them. 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