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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: 06-21-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Winter Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Maitland (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Orange County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Orange -- Winter Park
United States -- Florida -- Orange -- Maitland
Coordinates: 28.596111 x -81.346667 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began with v. 1, no. 1, Jan. 26, 1989.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 4, no. 29 (July 16, 1992).
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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The Orange County Supervisor of Elec tions has one big caution for voters before they take the trip to the ballot box this fall. The key thing about this years election is that its all new, Bill Cowles said. Youve got new districts, new polling place numbers, and youve got possible changes in your polling loca tion. In order to sort out all the changes fol lowing the redistrict year, Cowles, along with a few state and U.S. candidates walk us through the biggest changes on the ballot, and how theyre im pacting our area: U.S. Representative, new District 7: Incumbent vs. Incumbent tation for those living in Winter Park and Maitland, Cowles said, is the changes to U.S. Representative District 7. The district was formed by the melding of U.S. Representa tive District 24, currently represented by Sandy Adams, into District 7, represented by John Mica, to form a new District 7 spanning In honor of Take Your Dog To Work Day on Friday, I wanted to celebrate the dogs that add joy to workplaces. Page 14 Clyde Moore Lifestyles To many of Liam Thomas coaches hes on his 13th he shouldnt be training for the Winter Olympics. Page 8 Obituary Jeffrey Van Son, 41, of Winter Park, died peacefully on June 15 surrounded by the love of his family. Page 5 Calendar The Food Truck Bazaar makes a stop at Full Sail University, 141 University Park Drive, on Sunday, June 24. Page 6 CALL US TODAY FOR A COPY OF Your Guide to Social Security Bob@aSafeHarbor.com | ASafeHarbor.com(407) 644-6646 Learn more visit www.ss.vip2site.com When faced with stormy nancial waters, seek... Call us today for your guide to Social Security!404-644-6646 or visit www.ss.vip2site.com 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 New districts, new candidates The East Side Regional Hob Nob, organized by the Oviedo-Winter Springs and East Orlando chambers of commerce, will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26. Candidates from across Central Florida will be in attendance. For a full list of candidates attending, ticketing information and more, visit esrhobnob.com CURRENT 2013 Thanks to redistricting, U.S. Reps. Sandy Adams and John Mica found themselves living in the same district. Now the two incumbents are going head-to-head in the Aug. 14 primary election for the new District 7, which encompasses nearly all of Seminole County and more of Orange County than the old District 7. Adams current District 24 is the new District 8. Old vs. new congressional districts Redistricting has changed whos representing Winter Park, Maitland on all political levels SARAH WILSON AND ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff Julie Roach leads a group of pad dle boarders away from the sandy shore of Fort Maitland Park and into the open waters of Lake Maitland at sunrise or sunset three days a week. She wades in, paddles out and stands up ready to welcome a new day, or close out the present one with a session of on-water yoga, or H2Yo. Its a beautiful park, she says, Id hate to see that taken away. The three-and-a-half-acre park across from Lake Lily is home to the only public access point in Maitland to the Winter Park Chain of Lakes, small shoreline. And if the city de cides to move forward with a con tract signed in February, it will also police boathouse. The contract, approved by the PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Maitland City Council approved a contract in February for a police boathouse and a new boat ramp at Fort Mailtland Park, above. Police boathouse looks for a home SARAH WILSON Observer Staff Please see ELECTION on page 2 District 24: Sandy Adams New District 8 (former District 24) District 7: John Mica New District 7: Mica vs. Adams Source: Florida Division of Elections Please see BOATHOUSE on page 5

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Page 2 all of Seminole County, Maitland and sections of Winter Park. One Republican candidate will face Democratic and independent challengers in the general election after the Aug. 14 primary. The redistricting isnt much of a change, Adams said, as shell still be representing a majority of her former constituency if she were elected. It wasnt something that was anticipated, Adams said. It happens, but at the end of the day, this district belongs to the people, and the people will make a deci sion on who they want to repre sent. For Mica, who represented the formerly geographically stretched district that dove southward into Winter Park, part of the area is a familiar one. The district has expanded farther into his home area, he said. The district doesnt stop at Palmer (Avenue) anymore, so Im getting wider calls, Mica said. But the longtime congressman said he was already working to help people in other parts of Win ter Park, especially at Mead Gar den, where he used to live. State Senate lose Simmons, gain Gardiner Following the passing of the fair districting legislation amend ments passed in 2010, it was deemed district lines should, where possible, be drawn to fol low natural, geographical bound aries. In the case of current Dis trict 22 Sen. David Simmons, this meant his district leaving Winter Park and Maitland and moving up to the Orange-Seminole coun ty line. While I love Maitland and Winter Park, I love Seminole County and my district moved up to the north and the logical thing to do was to, of course, stay in the district I have represented, which is now District 10, said Simmons, who is now running for a district that covers all of Seminole and a southern part of Volusia county. Moving into Winter Park and Maitland is the district currently represented by Senate Major ity Leader Andy Gardiner, form ing new District 13. This district stretches as far west as John Young Parkway and as far east as the Atlantic Ocean. Thats a major change for them, Cowles said, as Gardiners current District 9 primarily covers west Orange County. Challenging Republican Gar diner in the general election is Winter Park attorney Christopher Charles Pennington, called upon to run by the Florida Democratic Party. Pennington, who lives in East Orlando, said living and working in two areas of the district will help his campaign for the new district, while he is also working to familiarize himself with the re maining area. State representatives get new District 30 Rep. Scott Plakon used to live right in the middle of his Florida House District 37 at his Long wood home, but after redistrict ing dramatically changed the shape of districts in Central Flori da, he was left running for a new seat in the new District 30. That change doesnt matter, Plakon said, mentioning that his political approach has a broad ap peal. Over the past few years Ive built a following of people who want to see me re-elected, he said. I am a conservative who has successfully worked with the other party. Hell be running against Mait land teacher Karen Castor Dentel, who entered the race April 16 in response to what she called mis treatment of the education system in Tallahassee and anger over the redistricting process. When I looked at that map and I was already angry, and then I thought, That is my home, we need a voice, she said in an interview with the Observer in April. (407) 514-0087 3.05% Certain restrictions apply. Rates may vary depending on deposit amount. We broker CDs for FDIC insured banks. 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Wednesday, July 18 6 to 9 p.m. Meet Peter Pettegrew DENNINGORANGE AVEMINNESOTA FAIRBANKS 1143 ORANGE AVE17-92 To learn more about the redistricting and which district you now live in, keep an eye out for a new voter information notice and card set to mail out July 5. To nd out now, visit ocfelections.com. On this website you can also nd information on how to update the signature on le with your voter registration before the Aug. 14 primary election. ELECTION | Fla. District 30 pits District 37 Rep. Scott Plakon against Maitland teacher Karen Castor Dentel C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE ARCHIVE PHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER U.S. Rep. John Mica, above left, and U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, far right, are running in the new District 7, which encompasses all of Seminole County and chunks of Orange County, including Winter Park and Maitland. Most national, state and county-level districts look completely different headed into the 2012 election season. Some district numbers have even changed.

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Page 4 Jason Chepenik, manag ing partner of Winter Parkbased Chepenik Financial, was recently named one of the Top 50 Retirement Plan Advisors in the country and one of the top 10 na tionally for large plans with values of $75-$200 million. The honor, awarded by the 401kWire, a Manhattanbased publication geared to insiders on Wall Street and the asset management in dustry, is drawn from the list of the 500 Most Inuential Advisors in Dened Contribution and is based on reader votes, input from distributors and statistics about advisor practice. To learn more, visit chepeniknancial.com John Craig Clothiers announced that Esquire Magazine has once again awarded it the honor of Best of Class. John Craigs high fashion brings Esquires slogan man at his best to life. Since 2005, John Craig has been recognized by Esquire Magazine as one of the nest mens clothing stores in the United States. It seems only tting that Esquire would honor John Craig by including the fashion leader in their list of exclusive places to shop for mens attire. For more information, visit johncraig clothier.com Cornerstone Hospice Foundation is the recipient of a $1.2 million estate from Alfred and Vera Reetz of Lees burg. Both in their 90s, this philanthropic couple wit nessed early on how hospice care positively impacts life-altering experiences of patients one family at a time. To date, its the largest cash gift received on record at Cornerstone Hospice, said Nick Buchholz, executive di rector of the Cornerstone Hospice Foundation. To learn more, call 407-206-2273 or visit cornerstonehospice.org Mattamy Homes U.S. Group, the U.S. division of Canadas largest home builder, recently appointed Elena Coln and Leisa Zanders as New Home Counselors in its Or lando Division. Cuhaci & Peterson Architects was recently awarded a contract to design the interior of the New York Diner located at Orlando Gateway on State Road 436 and the Beachline Expressway near Orlando International Airport. Rollins College announced that its MBA Finance Concen tration is the rst MBA to be recognized by the Chartered Financial Institute (CFA) University Recognition Program. The Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs Advisory Coun cil elected Jennifer Quigley, a member since June 2009, as the new chairperson for the 2012-13 year. Business Briefs Community Bulletin OCPS physical education teacher receives honor Charlotte Day has been named a LifeChanger of the Year under a new program by National Life Group that recognizes outstanding educators, ad ministrators and school district employees who work in K-12 schools across the country. Day is the lead adapted physical education teacher in Orange Countys Hospital Homebound, a program for mentally and physically disabled children who cannot attend traditional schools. Charlotte is an outstanding and enthusiastic teacher who has had many students, families and peers over the years contact her to tell her the difference she has made in their lives, her nominator wrote. Students honored in academics Andrew Sheppard of Winter Park, a student at Bishop Moore High School, was named the 2012 recipient of the Saint Michaels College Book Award for Academic Achievement with a Social Conscience. Alexandra Moharam of Winter Park, graduated from Rice University on May 12 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematical economic analysis. Tiffany McLelland of Winter Park graduated from Elizabethtown College in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology allied health. Regina Timmes of Winter Park has been named to the Deans List for the spring 2012 semester at Salve Regina University. Jacqueline Gilbert of Winter Park earned a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Liberal Arts of Mercer University during the May commencement for the Universitys Macon, Ga. campus. The following students from your area were named to the Deans List at Mercer University for the spring 2012 semester. Kathryn Dunnam of Maitland, a senior, was named to the Deans List of the College of Liberal Arts. Jacqueline Gilbert of Winter Park, a senior, was named to the Deans List of the College of Liberal Arts. The following local students have been named to the spring 2012 Deans List at Berry College: Gus Pacheco of Maitland Gaby Lugo of Maitland Countdown to Winter Parks 125th anniversary continues The 125-day countdown to the city of Winter Parks 125th anniversary started June 9 and continues until Friday, Oct. 12. For the next 125 days, the city will be posting historical facts on Facebook and Twitter reminding the community about its rich and interesting history. The city has launched a new 125th anniversary button on the home page of its ofcial website, cityofwinterpark.org, highlighting all of the celebrations and events, and providing historical resources and pertinent information as sociated with this milestone. Nominations for JFS leadership award In 2002, Jewish Family Services (JFS) established the George Wolly Community Leadership Award to honor those who emulated Georges vision of community, commitment and volunteerism. Who will JFS pay tribute to this year at the Evening of Valor 2012? We would like to hear from you! The deadline to submit a nomination is June 25. Please nd our nomination form at formstack.com/forms Self-defense class for women There will be a SAFE Self-defense And Famil iarization Exchange class at the Maitland Com munity Park on Wednesday, July 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. The class is limited to women 18 years and older, and to the rst 12 women to sign up. Call 407-539-0042. Goodwill hosts food drive for Second Harvest During the month of June, all Goodwill retail stores and donation centers in Central Florida will partici pate in the Fill the Need food drive with Second Harvest Food Bank. Donations will support Second Harvests Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope cam paign, which helps feed children while school is out during the summer months. Residents are encouraged to drop off non-perishable food items along with their Goodwill donations. The drive runs through June 30. To nd the nearest retail center, please visit goodwillc.org Register for Vacation Bible School Sign up for SonRise National Park Vacation Bible School at North Park Baptist Church, 2047 Pros pect Ave., held July 30 to Aug. 4 from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Children 3 years old through fth grade are welcome to join them for songs, skits, stories and more. For more information, call 321-972-5900 or visit northparkvbs.com Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com Chepenik John Craig Clothiers New exhibit to show WPHS through the years Growing Up Wildcat: Winter Park High School Through the Years will open an interactive experi ence at the Winter Park Historical Museum on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. The WPHA is looking for the following items to be loaned for the exhibition: memorabilia, photos, videos, yearbooks (donation only) and memories/stories from 1917-present. Call 407-647-2330 or visit wphistory.org Rollins College receives honor for tutoring Rollins College is a recent recipient of an outstanding Partner in Edu cation award from Orange County Public Schools for their Peer Tutor ing & Writing program led by Susie Robertshaw. Beginning in Septem ber, a handful of student volunteers walked once a week to Winter Park Ninth Grade Center where they spent an hour tutoring the schools Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) students. Pictured from left to right are Liyang Liu Susie Robertshaw, Lindo Ngwenya Matt Bengtson and Jim Flood.

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Page 5 Maitland City Council on Feb. 27, approves $91,000 to be spent on capital improvements to replace the existing boat ramp and docks, and at the same time, build the enclosed boathouse on the parks shoreline, partially funded by po lice forfeiture dollars. But after residents such as Roach and members of the Parks Department voiced concerns over access and view of the lakefront if the boathouse was in the park, the location of the boathouse was back up for discussion at the June 11 City Council meeting. If we put the police boathouse here it will never go away, resi stand its a good idea to have a boathouse for safety reasons, but well never be able to get this park back. Public Works Director Rick Lemke presented a second loca tion option for the boathouse, located within eyeshot of the original, where the citys original public access site to Lake Mait land stood at the dead-end of Live Oak Street behind SoNapa Grille. It now serves as an area for storm Deciding to build here instead, Lemke said, would put the citys current signed contract at risk, and also could cost an estimated $15,000 to $20,000 more in con struction. But it would also leave the shoreline of Fort Maitland alone for public access. Its more of an economic deci sion at this point, Lemke said. Sgt. Louis Grindle, public in Police Department, said the loca tion of the boathouse is not an is sue only that it gets built some where. We dont care where its built were just looking to have lake access in case of an emergency, he said. After rough drafts of the plans for each location were presented to the Council, the members over whelmingly agreed that Live Oak be managed. Im sensitive to cost, as its in budget season, but Im more sen sitive to the long-run impact on the utilization of the boat ramp by the citizens, Councilman Phil Bonus said. Even with the more capital citizens and use of the park, [the boathouse] would be better over at Live Oak, Councilwoman Lin da Frosch added. the current contract if they decide to swap locations. Mayor Howard Schieferdecker said the city will need to look more closely at both options before moving forward is up for more discussion and a decision at the Councils June 25 meeting. the extra cost is worth a lifetime of enjoyment at the park. said, but it would be a shortthe money so that we can move the boathouse to another location to keep open the opportunities Maitland has for the enjoyment of its lakefront properties. Tom Carey SundewGardens@gmail.comEvery home should have a garden Experience homegrown gardening: BOATHOUSE | C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Park, Fla., died peacefully on June 15, 2012, surrounded by the love of his family. Born Jan. 22, 1971, to Helen and George Van with his two sisters. that grew out of his time explor ing the dramatic countryside of Upstate New York and playing in the salty waters of Rye Beach, N.H. Throughout his youth he actively participated in a variety leadership skills were recog nized early on with the honors of Eagle Scout and Outstanding Youth Citizen of the Year. After graduating from Ithaca Bachelor of Science degree in economics and biology from Ithaca College in 1993. Out of his strong work ethic and commitment to environmental career in the emerging recycling business for Waste Manage ment in Chicago. SAP America ship, system logistics and team development, and recruited him as a consultant for a variety of industries in Boston. During these Boston years, special group of friends, The Boston Family, and met his future wife Michele (Walker). Although professionally work he worked to really live. Whether running the 1998 Boston Marathon, playing pickup basketball, snowboarding in Colorado, or cooking for friends, Boston Red Sox hat. Shortly after their wedding batical from SAP to obtain his Master of Business Administra tion degree from the Univer sity of Maryland. During their enjoyed living with the women House Parents. In 2005, after and Michele moved to Winter Park for the births of their twin sons and soon after, a daughter. and love of community made him a valued member of the First United Methodist Church of Winter Park. During his ill and strength was nurtured by the love and support of his fam ily and friends. With grateful hearts, we acknowledge the ex traordinary medical profession als and caregivers who coun seled us and gave him comfort. With a desire to help oth the Mayo Clinic for medical wife of 10 years, Michele Walker Van Son, and their children, Joshua (7), Nicholas (7) and Lil lian (5), who will greatly miss his love and devotion. His fam ily includes Helen and George (parents) of Maitland; Elizabeth (sister) and David Mathus, with his nephews, James (9) and William (6) of New York, N.Y.; and Catherine (sister) and Sean Roark with his niece Madeline (1) of Hughesville, Md. Also sur Walker II family of Winter Park, the Crane and Van Son families, and the countless friends and colleagues whose lives have been forever changed. A memorial service will be held at the First United Method ist Church of Winter Park, 125 N. Interlachen Ave., at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 7. In lieu of to join them in supporting The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration at theaftd.org PHOTO COURTESY OF THE VAN SON FAMILY Whether running the 1998 Boston Marathon, playing pick-up basketball, snowboarding in Colorado, or cooking for friends, Jeff was rarely seen without his Boston Red Sox hat. Devoted father and husband worked to live

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Page 6 JUNE 21 The Winter Park Playhouse dives into the summer by bringing back the off-Broad way musical, SUDS: The Rocking 60s Musical Soap Opera from June 21-July 1 and July 12-21. Call 407-645-0145 or visit winterparkplayhouse.org There will be a Counsel for Caregivers Seminar Series at the Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd., in the Alb ertson Room, on Thursday, June 21, at 12:10 p.m. The topic being discussed is When mama aint happy To RSVP, email ofceonaging@oc.net or call 407836-7446. JUNE 22 There will be hospice volunteer training at the Cornerstone Hospice Ofce, 8009 S. Orange Ave., from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 22, and Friday, June 29. Call the volunteer specialist Melissa Cruz to pre-register at 407-256-2033 or the manager Lisa Gray 352-742-6806. JUNE 25 Mary Love Dance Projects will hold a summer dance intensive for intermedi ate and advanced pre-professional and professional dancers ages 16 and older. The intensive will take place from June 25-28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Har wood Watson Studios, 1015 S. Orlando Ave. The intensive will feature dance technique classes taught by professional company dancers in contact improvisa tion, classical ballet, contemporary bal let, pilates, modern and repertory. Cost for the full intensive is $175, daily rate is $50, and drop-in for $15 per class. Mary Love Dance Projects is a resident artist at The Center for Contemporary Dance. Visit TheCenterForDance.org JUNE 26 The Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) presents Artists Critique & Con versation on the fourth Tuesday of ev ery month at 6 p.m. beginning Tuesday, June 26, in the A&Hs Germaine Marvel Building, 210 W. Packwood Ave. Artist, arts writer and instructor Josh Garrick will lead the critiques. Joining Garrick as guest panelists on June 26 are Richard Reep and Parker Sketch. Visit ArtandHis tory.org Please join SHINE for a Medicare Birth day Party at One Senior Place in Al tamonte Springs on Tuesday, June 26, at 2 p.m. There will be a presentation about Medicare and the important choices you have. Cake and refreshments will be pro vided. One Senior Place is located off of Douglas Avenue. Call 407-949-6733 to RSVP. JULY 3 Ballroom dance lessons for beginners and intermediate will be given for eight weeks every Tuesday beginning on July 3. Classes are at Winter Park Farmers Market, 200 W. New England Ave., from 7-8:30 p.m. and 8:45-9:45 p.m. The cost is $80 per person. Please arrive 30 min utes early to the rst class in order to reg ister. Visit www.kwpb.org/dance or call 407-599-3364. The Tarower Chapter of the Florida Na tive Plant Society will meet on Tuesday, July 3, at 7 p.m. at Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave. Dr. Pat Ashton, bota nist from the Ashton Biological Preserve, will present an outstanding program called Humans and Gopher Tortoises can Forage Together. The meeting is free and open to the public. Come early and enjoy refreshments and visiting with other na tive plant enthusiasts. JULY 4 There will be no yard waste or recycling collection service in unincorporated Orange County on Wednesday, July 4. If Wednesday is your yard waste and/or recycling collection day, they will be col lected on the next Wednesday. Join Today! Get Involved!Winter Park Republican Womens GroupLuncheon Meetings held monthly at the Winter Park Racquet Club. Spouses welcome! Call 407-718-9355 for more information. Cremation with remembrance.Introducing the newest Tranquil Oaks Cremation Garden at Baldwin-Fairchild Glen Haven.This exceptional garden area is lled with personal and lasting options for families and individuals choosing cremation. Glen Haven Memorial Park STEIFor a COMPLIMENTARY TOUR OR INFORMATION, call (877) 530-6257 or visit BaldwinFairchildCremations.com. at Baldwin-Fairchild Advance-planning options now available.Oaklawn Park Cemetery Offering the Simplicity Plan Find I LUV Winter Park merchandise and local art at ILUVParkAvenue.com407-539-3977 Calendar Take Your Dog to Work Day Businesses across the country are increasing the canine employment rate on Friday, June 22, with Take Your Dog To Work Day! A recent study released by Virginia Commonwealth University touts the benets of dogs in the workplace, citing reduced perceived stress and increased job satisfaction for employees with their dogs at work. Maitlands Legacies debuts Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) opens a new permanent exhibit, Mait lands Legacies: Creativity and Innovation. The exhibit opens with a reception on Friday, June 22, in the A&Hs Maitland Historical Museum, 221 W. Packwood Ave., from 6-8 p.m. The reception is free to A&H members and $5 for non-members. Research Studio reception Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) hosts an opening reception for its new est exhibit, A Day in the Life of the Research Studio, on Friday, June 22, from 6-8 p.m. at the A&Hs Maitland Art Center Galleries. The reception is free to A&H members and the cost for non-members is $5. The exhibit continues through Sept. 19. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for seniors (55 and older) and for children (4-18 years). A&H members and children (younger than 3) are free. Food trucks at Full Sail The Food Truck Bazaar makes a stop at Full Sail University, 141 University Park Drive, on Sunday, June 24, from 6-9 p.m. Inside air-conditioned seating will be available. Visit TheFoodTruckBazaar.com for the truck list and more information.

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Page 7 Marco. Polo. Marco. Polo. How many times have parents heard those words from children at play in backyard swimming pools in the summer time? Countless times would be the reply from most. But why is cause summer is upon us, and tragedy can strike during such fun activities often times with little or no notice. Here is some helpful information for a safe summer: Water safety Childhood drowning and neardrowning can happen in a matter of seconds, and typically occurs when a child is left unattended or during a brief lapse of supervi sion. Severe and permanent brain cent of near-drowning victims. Make sure your family is safe around water by ensuring these safety basics: Make sure pools and spas are enclosed on four sides with a fence at least 5 feet in height, with self-closing and latching gates. Drains in pools and spas should have anti-entrapment drain covers. Learn infant and child CPR, and always have a phone near the pool for emergency use. Children should always swim under the supervision of a grownup. Every child 3 years old and older should have swimming les sons. An adult within arms reach should always supervise children A U.S. Coast guard approved lifejacket should be worn for wa ter sports such as tubing, skiing as inner tubes, water wings and for approved lifejackets. It is important for children to learn and practice water safety rules. Here are some helpful wa ter safety rules for children: Children should swim only if a lifeguard or a grown-up gives them permission. Teach children to obey the posted rules. Encourage children to: Check with the lifeguard to Always swim with a buddy. Never jump or dive unless the lifeguard or a grown-up says it is okay to do so. Dont eat candy or chew gum when swimming. Never swim at night. Get out of the water right away if you hear thunder or see light ning. When on a boat, everyone needs a seat and his or her own U.S. Coastguard approved life jacket. The greater the number of pre cautions in place, the greater the chances are of averting disaster. How does one decide whats too little, or whats adequate, or per haps more importantly, is there too much? So what is the answer? Layers of protection. Layering might in clude, but is not limited to: educa tion, supervision, barriers, alarms, teaching skills and emergency re sponse. Education starts with par ents, especially those with pools. It includes safety training around ponds, lakes, the ocean and even environments subject to bathing uses. Supervision is nothing more than commitments by responsible adults to oversee the applica tion of the education previously provided. This includes regular checks to areas in use by children around water, and a dedicated at titude that will never allow these areas to be left unattended for any period of time. Barriers of some kind are now required by many model codes when pools are installed. And while a measure of help and safety, they only apply for new in stallations and do not necessarily apply to, nor are found at, many other areas where water is found. Pool covers and fences of varying kinds are available, and respon sible adults and parents can get information on those by check ing with local pool distributors. Remember that statistics indicate toddlers have drowned in as little as 4 inches of water so we cant be too careful. Another safeguard is an alarm that monitors water activity and when turned on, if water has any shouldnt), an alarm sounds noti fying adults of the activity. Skills training are perhaps as Teach children as soon as possible to swim and learn how to apply survival techniques. There are many civic groups and public en cially in the summer months. Finally, emergency response Plan ahead how you will react if tragedy strikes. Get training in such programs. If you have any questions, call they will happily help you. Assistant Fire Chief Bart Wright, Maitland Fire Rescue Department City Council Agenda of June 25, 2011 Consent Agenda Approval of various meeting minutes Approve Contract Blue Ox Enterprises Purchase of Replacement Gen erator for Water Plant No. 4 Lake Eulalia Water Quality Im provement Project Contract Feasibility Study Grove Street Stormwater Im provements Decision Items: cial Police & Fire Pension Trust Fund Board Appointment Resident Mem bers Police & Fire Pension Trust Fund Board Police Boat House Site Loca tion Pre Annexation Agreement Don Reid Ford Discussion National Historic Landmark Maitland Art Center For updates, please check our website at itsmymaitland.com TOMMY BAHAMA FALL 2012 SAMPLE COLLECTION PLUS NEW MERCHANDISE IN SIZES MEDIUM XXLARGE OUR NEW LONGER SHOP HOURS: Monday through Saturday 11AM to 6PM (Closed on Sundays) (between Princeton & Ivanhoe) Winter Park City Talk BY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER Maitland City Talk BY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Summers here again Donate A Boat sponsored by boat angel outreach centers STOP CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN www.boatangel.com2-Night Free Vacation!or Car Today! 800 1 CAR L ANGE City Commission meeting There will be a City Commis Park Ave. Below are a few topics of interest: Mayors Report Rescue Lieutenant Jim Duba of Cities) Advocacy Planner ence of Mayors City in Florida Proclamation Consent Agenda can be found at cityofwinterpark. org > Government > City Com mission > Agenda Packets). Hamilton Place Homeowners Association to install new 8-foot 5-foot fence) across the rear of the properties. Action items requiring discussion Board honor the memory and accom plishments of Dr. Martin Luther Public Hearings nance to vacate a 3-foot electric utility distribution easement lo for the new McDonalds restau rant. al request of Vision Develop ment and Management, LLC, to develop up to a two-story, a new branch bank location as a redevelopment of the property at 957 W. Fairbanks Ave. City Commission Reports full agenda at cityofwinterpark. org and by clicking on Govern ment > City Commission > Pack ets. Please excuse our digging & temporary disheveled appearance Our enhancements to City Hall are still in progress. In conjunc tion with the interior renovations of City Hall, we are continuing ate a new and inviting park-like setting for our City Hall property. Coming soon will be a large, invit ing new zoysia public lawn area to welcome all of our City Hall guests. Sprinkled throughout the trees with an emphasis on sea sonal color framing and accenting the beautiful open views across the newly expanded lawns. There beds and clusters of colorful pot ted accent groupings. We thank you for your continued patience during this City Hall interior and exterior renovation project. Olde Fashioned 4th of July! The city of Winter Park will present their annual Olde Fash ioned 4th of July Celebration from July 4, in Central Park located in downtown Winter Park. Wear your red, white and blue, pack a picnic lunch, bring a blanket or beach chair, and gather with family and friends to enjoy this Winter Park tradition. The annual celebration will feature music per formed by the Bach Festival Brass Band and the Bach Festival Choir, horse-drawn wagon rides, free hot dogs and much more! Childrens activities will in clude the annual bicycle parade at 9 a.m. from City Hall to Cen tral Park, and fun games and in Hosmer Morse Museum of Amer ican Art will provide free admis to 4 p.m. Important hurricane resources The city would like to remind you of the following resources available during this hurricane season: Online partments > Fire-Rescue > Emer gency Management gov Phone gency Operations Center activa tion) Emergency Operations Center activation): MessageCenter@ cityofwinterpark.org Emergency notication impending emergencies via your or email. To sign up, visit cityof winterpark.org, click on the OUT REACH button, and follow the sign-up instructions. Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and watch us on Vimeo.

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Page 8 Lifestyles A quiet calm follows Liam Thomas as he glides out onto the ice of RDV Sportsplex on a chilly Thursday morning. The steel lessly over the surface as move building to a spinning, gravityspurning leap into the air. Then he In his head, hes not here any more. He doesnt notice the empty stands surrounding the rink. He doesnt see his mother, Jan, mir roring his infectious smile as she with birds, other skaters. I could be at the Olympics. I use my imagination. To many of his coaches hes training for the Winter Olympics. He doesnt have the mind for it. Creative, mischievous, artistic do something that requires more than three steps, and hell forget step four. Born with a combined symp was eventually diagnosed with more than a dozen physical and mental disorders from stunted growth to autism. He was a train wreck, Jan said. She jokes about their com bined struggles now, because thats been their life. Standing rink side watching her son pursue a dream, shes hoping to be alive to see it. Six months ago she was diagnosed with advanced perito neal cancer. Doctors told her she had three months to live. A lifetime of struggle Liams life from birth played hospitals and doctors struggling to determine how a boy could become allergic to his own blood Jan started working with phy sicians, trading her time for doc tors services. him new treatment, he struggled through it, eventually learning to suppress or live with a myriad of illnesses in search of a normal life. It started with little challenges. An uncoordinated child with se was so small he wore toddler I felt like a failure most of my life, Liam said. Friends could throw a baseball and I couldnt catch it. I couldnt do anything normal. Then he stepped onto the ice. made sense. It was something that clicked for me, he said. Out there, he was an athlete. On the ice, he could be Liam. Hands press a pair of tiny head phones into ears, and everything goes silent. Then Liam presses play and Owl Citys Gold sends him into his own world as he glides into the distance. I feel the ups and downs in the music and put it on ice, Liam said. Thats when he really shines. One day he was skating, dancing, having a good time, then he went for it, leaping into the air to try a triple loop jump. He landed it. But free-spirited Liam doesnt do well with rules, coaches Bryan Once hes out there, hes not skating, hes not competing looks at it as a show. Which is why I think he skates very well. And which is why he terror izes his coaches, Pittman said, jokingly. Coaches cant push Liam, Jan said. He has to want it. So ever gingerly theyve found secrets to getting Liam to skate organized routines. The trophies began piling up, at rinks around the country, as his career has built with his mothers the ice. Five to six days a week hes practicing, sometimes from sunrise to sunset. This year hes eyeing regionals, then sectionals, then nationals. Its all building to that crescendo moment in South Answered prayers Jan started having abdominal went to the hospital for tests. They came back to me and said you have three to six months, so start making plans, she said. The blow was all the more dev astating after Liam and Jan had watched two of Liams grandpar ents die within three months. Active members at Storehouse Family Worship Center in Cas selberry, the duo have found fast friends. Little did they know that, combined with friends in the skat ing community, the church would for survival. The entire church fasted for me in January, Jan said. I didnt know I had that many friends. Ive had literally thousands of people all over the country pray ing for me. A friend in the skating commu nity began paying her rent so that the pair wouldnt become home less. They also found an unlikely friend in Maitland their bank. Bank organized a fundraiser with the Maitland Chamber of Com Liams skating. As soon as I and our regional manager heard about this, we just knew we had to do something, client relations specialist Rachel Helm said. Then they gave Liam a debit card in his stage name started helping pay for competi tions. It makes you feel good to their life, Helm said. Though Jan has beaten her original timeline, she still has a long way to go to beat cancer. Peritoneal cancer is never re ally cured, Jan said. Its always there. She still has more operations ahead of her, more chemotherapy and more uncertainty. But she has something to look forward to. Theyll both struggle in the meantime. Everybody sees the pretty formances. They dont see the and blue and I say, Oh. He looks like how I feel. But they both have a dream to look forward to, starting here head, he said. Hes already won. He just hopes that his mom will see it too. I want her to be there with me, Liam said. Just like she al ways has. I just want to go out there and know shes smiling out there somewhere. To donate to help Liam reach his Olympic dream, search Liams Edge on Facebook or send a check to Seacoast National Bank payable to the Liam Thomas Skate Fund. Fixed and secure payments for life with a payout rate often higher than that Immediate tax deduction Personal satisfaction that your generosity will impact students and faculty well into the future r rfntrtnbbrfn tb n f b bb rf ftf f t ff f f f bbf r*Tax deduction may vary according to your gift date and amount. Gift annuity rates are subject to change as interest rates vary and whether it is a oneor two-life gift annuity. ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff PHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Maitland resident Liam Thomas poses with Mother Jan Thomas during a practice session at the RDV Sportsplex in Maitland on Thursday morning. Liam wants his mom, who is ghting cancer, to see him make it to the 2018 Winter Olympics for gure skating. Skater takes ight amid chaos

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Page 9 Forget the trip across the ocean to Italy. Francescos Ristorante & Pizzeria opened its doors this month in Maitland and now au thentic Italian cuisine has never been closer. Taste buds will travel to southern Italy where and risotto are plentiful in this elegantly rustic Italianthemed res taurant. Chef and co-owner Francesco Ai ello is Sicilianborn and a graduate of the Istituto Alberghiero culinary school in Palermo, Italy. Orlando and the surrounding communi ties have enjoyed Aiellos south years in restaurants such as Ter raMia Oven Pizza in Lake Mary and The Sicilian in Orlando. Im looking to bring this idea of real Italian food to this commu nity, Aiello said. And thats done in part, he says, by selecting the freshest ingredients. only if its fresh will I buy it. Aiello is committed to his kitchen. This is where he spends most of his time, commonly grill ing southern pesce fresco del gior side pizza chef Leonardo, who is also from Sicily. The pizzas are baked in a wood-burning oven, which is common in Italy and big cities such as Chicago. However, Francescos wood-burning brick pizza oven is rare to the Orlando restaurant scene. These ovens rise order to bake the pizzas to a thin, crispy and slightly charred crust. Francesco grew up cooking on requested it when designing [the restaurant], said Rachel Green, operating manager of Francescos. who actually knows how to use them. To make these pizzas and other dishes, Aiello uses imported Ital imported a full wine bar, with a majority of the wines coming from Italy and a few from California. This isnt a cookie cutter Ital ian restaurant like other places around here, said Allen Suman, a customer dining at Francescos. Although Suman originally came to the restaurant as a hired con tractor, he has returned several more times as a customer. His fa vorite dish is the crostini di pollo, an appetizer of toasted bread topped with chicken, tomato, gar lic and melted mozzarella with just a hint of pesto sauce. Other menu items consist mostly of traditional Italian dish es such as pasta, lasagna and per sonalized pizzas. Theres also a create-your-own pasta sampler as of pastas and sauces. Dishes vary in price with appetizers starting p.m., features dishes similar to the dinner entrees but are all priced at $8.95. Although Aiello is in charge of most of the cooking, his parents have arrived from Italy to create and temporarily serve the des ert menu the same desserts he grew up eating as a child. Aiellos father, Francesco Paolo, is a pro fessional pastry chef who works alongside Aiellos mother. To gether they patiently hand-make everything from the icing on the cake gelato to the cannoli shells and cream. Having everything home made thats what Im trying to else, Aiello said. 558 W. New England Ave, Winter Park, Florida Classic Iron Beds AND Designer Linens 407-982-4319www.ClassicIronBeds.comAll iron & brass beds are made in the USA and guaranteed for 2 generations Anniversary SaleIron Beds & Fine Linens 20% off thru June 250 North Orlando Avenue Winter Park, Florida 32789 407.677.9777 A Premier Flooring Source nCARPETOODTONE TILELAMINATE AREA RUGINDO TREATMENT Featuring Exquisite Products for Residential & Commercial Projects Custom Design and Quality Installationn Francescos Ristorante & Pizzeria is located in Maitland at 400 S. Orlando Ave., Suite 104. Hours are Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. For more information visit francescosrist.com PHOTOS BY JENNIFER PRITCHARD THE OBSERVER Francescos Ristorante & Pizzeria is located at 400 S. Orlando Ave. in former NYPD Pizza space near Horatio Avenue. Desserts are made in house by the co-owners Sicilian parents. Taste of Sicily in Maitland New Francescos Ristorante & Pizzeria features authentic Sicilian pizza, pasta and desserts JENNIFER PRITCHARD Observer Staff JUNE 23 Mead Botanical Garden will be buzzing with dozens of volunteers from Full Sail University and Summit Church on Saturday, June 23. Projects will include landscaping and invasive removal around the community gar den and invasive species removal around the west side of the wetland restoration site. This is the inaugu ral work to establish a walking trail around the wetland. JUNE 27 Comedy balloon entertainer Karen Climer will perform Karen Climers Crazy Balloon Show at local librar ies. She will be at the Winter Park Public Library, 460 New England Ave., at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27. Call 407-623-3300 to RSVP. For more in formation, contact Karen Climer at 407-493-3974 or karenclimer.com JULY 3 Come celebrate the city of Altamonte Springs 17th annual Independence Day for Red Hot & Boom The event will be from 4-11 p.m. at Cranes Roost Park on Tuesday, July 3. The event features live entertainment brought to you by XL106.7 Radio, childrens activities, vendor booths, food, drink and a 25-minute reworks display. Fireworks will begin at about 9:30 p.m. JULY 4 Come to the 21st annual Hunter Vision July 4th Watermelon 5k Run/Walk at Mead Garden, 1300 S. Denning Drive, at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Funds raised from the event will support the Track Shack Founda tion. In addition to the run, there will be a watermelon-eating competition at 8:30 a.m. For more information, visit trackshack.com The city of Winter Park will present their annual Olde Fashioned 4th of July Celebration at Central Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Win ter Park on Wednesday, July 4. The celebration will feature live patriotic music, horse-drawn wagon rides and more. Childrens activities will include the annual bicycle parade at 9 a.m. from City Hall to Central Park. Call 407-599-3463 for more information. The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art will present their In dependence Day Open House on July 4. The museum, which is home to the worlds most comprehensive collection of work by American artist Louis Comfort Tiffany, will provide free admission to its galleries from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit morsemuseum.org ONGOING At 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday, the Mai tland Public Library hosts preschool story and craft time. At 10:30 a.m. each Thursday, it hosts baby time stories and activities. At 4 p.m. each Thursday, it hosts Reading Buddies for kindergarten through fth grade. Call 407-647-7700. There is still time to register for Win ter Park Day Nurserys Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) program that will begin on Aug. 20. Its free to all children who will be age 4 before Sept. 1. VPK sessions will run a half day from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. Call 407-647-0505 or visit winterparkdaynursery.org Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H)s free admission for Maitland residents has been extended through Sept. 30. Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com

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Page 10 As the hours of the workday up. Cars constantly stream into the parking lot carrying couples com ing for a jog, families for a bike ride, and kids for sports practice. Depending on the day, a hand ful to more than a dozen of those people are walking the parks paved path, eyes set on some thing else. They come with ex ercise mats, hand weights and water bottles in tow, to a folding table Lee Wilson sets up next to a logoed sign that matches her shirt, em blazed Camp Gladiator. As Wil son works on scrolling to days list of workouts on her new dryerase board, etags so new attendees can get acquainted, and the regulars can catch up. Soon small talk is over and the station of mats, cones and weights is set and workout radio playlist gets turned up, and the group is kicking boot camp. Alright guys, you know the drill warm up run to the tree and back, Wilson calls to her campers, then calling for a drill of high knees, frog jumps and butt kicks, ending with a set of a water break and launching into the real workout. Its a similar warm up to the one these campers have become accustomed to since Camp Gladi ator brought its boot camp classes to Baldwin Park in mid-February, and one with variations being done by hundreds of others who nys classes across the country. Were working here to create Wilson said. Talk of the town the Baldwin Park CG communi ty. She found the organization on line and signed up for the camps coming since. I like how the workouts are makes me feel afterwards, she said. And it gives me something to look forward to at the end of my workday. She said its been a great way to make new friends, or also in her case, bring old friends togeth er. Anzevino has made regular and co-worker Rachel, from Re Park. From friend referral recruits to those who stumble upon CG through social media and the Web, Wilson says her workouts grew in three months to average of them having heard of the pro gram through word of mouth. and regular CG camper, Blaire Harter, said she came to Camp Gladiator for the fresh air and intensity of the workout, and has stuck around for more than just of friends shes built through the camp. Being here with friends, it keeps you accountable. Youre that youll have to hear about it later, she said with a laugh. Bride wars As the workout heats up and partners alternate between lunges and sprints, thats when being family comes in most handy, An zevino said. Especially, she said, when your fellow campers are working to goal, but with the same inspira tion: looking great on your wed ding day. Weve got, I think, three brides-to-be now, Wilson said. We joke that theyre going to have to give credit like they do for who designed the dress or catered the food to us, saying body by CG. Encouragement throughout the workout is peppered with Do it for the dress! comments back and forth to keep the girls going. You get way more encourage ment coming here than you do at a gym, Anzevino said. Head CG Orlando trainer Wilson said providing not only a variation in workouts every week, but a mix of individualized encouragement, along with group motivation, keeps Camp Gladia tor campers engaged and coming back. Were more intense than a regular boot camp class, but that arent welcome. We can cater the workout to anyone, she said. mer Cirque du Soleil performer and lifelong gymnast, and her assistant Paul Tardieu, a per sonal trainer, said they can each get their butts kicked by the CG workout just as much as someone who hasnt set foot in a gym in years. Its all about what you put into it, Tardieu said. And no matter what were doing, were always working through it as a team. Wilson cant promise that by the end of a camp session youll come out as an actual gladiator, but she will guarantee youll be glad you came. Winter Park 407.629.9900 Kissimmee 407.935.1192Orlando 407.282.3344Schedule An Appointment At Any Of Our 3 LocationsTake the First Step to Better Health and Wellness!Joseph L. Torres, M.D. Team Physician Orlando Predators Amy T. Nguyen, P.A.-C. Board Certified Physician Assistant Karol Fortich, M.D. Internal Medicine Maribel Aviles, M.D. Board Certified Family PracticeMelodie Mope, M.D. Family PracticeWe are pleased to announce that Dr. Melodie Mope as joined Florida Sports and Family Health Center. Dr. Mope specializes in family practice and womens health. Caring for Athletes & Their Families PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Instructor Paul Tardieu, top left, works with Gladiator participant Jessie Anzevino, top right. Blaire Harter, above, does crunches at a recent Camp Gladiator workout in Baldwin Park. classes to Blue Jacket Park in Baldwin Park SARAH WILSON Observer Staff Camp Gladiator hosts boot camp classes at Blue Jacket Park on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:15 a.m. to 7:15 p.m., and Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. To learn more about the camp, and how Gladiator instructors can help keep you in shape this summer, visit campgladiatororlando.com Camp Gladiator was founded by the winner of season two of NBCs t ness competition show American Gladiator, Ally Davidson. She used the money she won on the show in 2009 to start CG boot camp classes in Austin and Dal las, Texas. Classes are now offered in seven states across the country. Going GLADIATOR

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Page 11 Although we can grow our gardens year-round here in Cen tral Florida, a few of us would happily tag summer with the the crops that form the basis of our North American cuisine do not thrive, let alone survive, through the weather conditions of the next several months. Dont get me wrong, I love the food we harvest during the summer season: okra, Malabar spinach, eggplant, cherry tomatoes, yard-long beans and almost any pepper variety other that bell. But for many of the crops we know and love, it is time to buck the trend of the rest of our continen tal cousins and take a summer vacation from gardening. If you plan to forgo agricul tural endeavors as it gets hot and humid, you will need to circumvent the inevitable weed invasion. Open garden space left unattended will be overwhelmed by invasive or seed-spreading weeds, which can become a permanent scourge. Recovery from jungle-like conditions in time for autumn planting is never pleasant. Cover the entire garden with multiple layers of mulching materials, starting with card board. Generously spread thick piles of mulch that will smother existing weeds and choke sprout ing seeds. Lawn trimmings, tree leaves, palm fronds and any oth er locally convenient mulching materials will control unwanted plant growth and be well on their way to becoming compost for this autumns soil improvement chores. Other covers include carpet remnants, black or clear UV resistant plastic sheeting, and weed block fabric. Even with the expected rain, a few days above 95 degrees can wither crops in the ground or specimens in containers. Create a zone for plants with similar irrigation needs and hook up a hose-connected timer and sprinkler. This simple automation will at least keep plants alive, limiting our time commitment to critical care triage. Hose timers have both automatic-scheduled functions and a manual timer. I use the manual mode, running a sprinkler zone for a selected duration when the lack of rain be comes an issue. In August, when we start greenhouse seedlings for transplants, an automated irriga tion system is necessary to even consider a three-day weekend. Dont forsake your collection of seeds during the summer. Ive seen seed storage on a garage shelf near the door, open to direct sun and wind-driven rain. At a minimum, keep your packets organized in a sealed plastic box in temperature-moderated living space. With everything at arms length, bask in the air condition ing while casually perusing the seed catalogs for next seasons planting and enjoy your summer vacation. Tom Carey is the owner of Sundew Gar dens, a you-pick gardening business in Oviedo. 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Sterling Heights, MI43900 Schoenherr Rd. 1 (586) 737-2323Troy, MI6012 Rochester Rd. 1 (248) 828-8400Winter Park, FL2069 Aloma Ave. 1 (800) 990-9557Royal Oak, MI30475 Woodward Ave. 1 (248) 288-0440Southgate, MI18800 Eureka Rd. 1 (734) 281-1800Center Line, MI26834 Lawrence 1 (586) 755-2300Eastpointe, MI21571 Kelly Rd. 1 (586) 779-7770Locations *Retail orders by cash, check or credit card only. Excludes power scooters, seat lift chairs, sale items, wellness supplements, web, custom, special orders and insurance transactions. No other discounts apply. Previous orders excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Coupon has no cash value.BRING THIS COUPON IN FOR20% OFF One Item(Cash Sale Items Only)Coupon Expires 2-28-09 Code SENIORRESGUIDE08N CUT OUT AND SAVE Visit us on the web @ www.binsons.com Its not just about getting you back on your feet. Its about getting you back to your life. HCR Healthcare, LLC Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Tom Carey From my garden to yours Summer vacation from your garden PHOTO BY TOM CAREY THE OBSERVER Cover your entire garden with mulching materials, carpet remnants, black or clear UV resistant plastic sheeting, and weed block fabric.

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Page 12 Stomach cramps? Gas? Tired? It may be many things. Milk allergy or lactoseintolerance is a common culprit. But it also could be a problem digesting gluten, a type of protein found in breads, pastas and most cereals. If your body cannot absorb gluten, aged when you eat these foods. Gluten is the proteinbuilding material that makes bread dough stretchy and strong. Wheat, rye and barley products contain gluten. It also makes some people sick. The spectrum of your bodys inability to deal with gluten spans celiac disease, gluten-intolerance and gluten-sensitivity. These are not the same as wheat allergies. If you are allergic to wheat, eliminating gluten, one type of wheat protein, wont be enough. Celiac disease, an inherited immune reaction to gluten, is the extreme of gluten-intolerance, typically with stronger symptoms. Glutenintolerance or sensitivity may be mild and develop slowly. Symptoms vary widely, making diagnosis challenging. On aver age, a person has symptoms for four years before the problem is diagnosed. Symptoms can include weight loss or gain, bloat ing, gas, diarrhea or constipation, fatty exhaustion as well as irritability. But these can be common symptoms of many other problems. And irritability? All too common How do you know if you are glutensensitive? Screening blood tests and an intestinal biopsy can show if you have inherited celiac disease, but they do not test for gluten-sensitivity or intolerance. eating would help you is to try it for a few weeks. If it works and your symptoms resolve, you may have found a solution. If you start eating gluten and your symptoms return, you have more evidence of how You need to try it for a few weeks and it. If it does not work, decide if you really tried gluten free, or if you just did less gluten. If you really eliminated gluten but what is causing your problem. At least you may have eliminated one possible cause. You can create your own gluten-free diet by eliminating products made with wheat, rye, barley and malt. Sticking to fruit, vegetables and lean proteins such as But there is also a wide range of gluten-free products. Publix, Whole Foods and Cham A few local spots advertise gluten-free pizza. UrbanSpoon.com lists local res taurants that identify gluten-free options on the menu. Our area also sports some gluten-free nutrition counselors to help you too. But as always, be wary of practitioners recommending products they sell to you. The Central Florida Chapter of the Ce a gluten-free diet. And bookstores have an array of gluten-free cookbooks. Maitland resident Nancy Rudner Lugo is a nurse practitioner and president of Health Action, offering workplace health consulting and nurse coaching. Visit www.healthaction.biz Are you feeling stressed out? With lifes busy pace, we face more stress today whether its a major life event, juggling hectic schedules or work pressures. Stress is all around us. Stress is your bodys way of responding to any kind of demand, pressure or tension. Although for most of us, stress may be inevitable, it is how we deal with stress that makes all the difference. On Wednesday, June 13, Work Well Winter Park and Winter Park Memorial Hospital, a Florida Hospital, hosted Bre-elle Ishtar, from the Crosby YMCA, and Pat Conklin, with Laughter Yoga Orlando, to participate in the Health Education Series and discuss stress management. Ishatar, ACE certied Group Fitness instructor, said, Within our nervous system, we have a stress regulatory system that perceives and reacts to stress and a restorative system that repairs damaged cells and rejuvenates our bodies. As long as the two stay in balance, were good. If they fall into an imbalanced state with stress outweighing the restorative part, damage can occur on a cellular level. Here are a few tips to maintain the restorative part of the equation: Nutrition Make sure you are eating well. You can be doing everything correctly to manage your stress, but without adequate nutrients for cellular repair, the body cant repair itself. Visit www.Healthy100.org for healthy recipe ideas from Florida Hospital. Movement Our bodies were made to move. Holding static positions isnt natural. Taking a break to stretch and engage in a few range-of-motion exercises will help keep things owing. Visit www. ymcacentralorida.com to nd a group exercise class to keep you moving! Stay positive Our thoughts affect our health and outlook on life. Take time daily to recap the things that are going well in your life. This will go a long way toward keeping those unexpected speed bumps in perspective. The program was then turned over to Laughter Yoga Orlandos PositiveLY Pat Conklin, for an interactive laugh and learn on the stress-busting benets of laughter. Conklin introduced the group to Laughter Yoga, described as a fun, physical technique for reaping the health and wellness benets of laughter without depending on the mental process of humor. Amidst peals of laughter, Conklin reminded the group that stress is the bodys automatic response to the things life throws your way (stress response) not the things themselves (stressors) and how you can use laughter to respond to everyday stressors in a healthier manner. To keep stress at bay, Conklin suggests these good reasons to laugh for no reason! Laughter does a body good. Chronic exposure to the stress hormones cortisol and epinephrine can decrease well-being, lower productivity and increase risk of serious illness. Loma Linda University researchers Drs. Lee Berk and Stanley Tan found that laughter reduces the levels of these hormones, while increasing the production and activation of cells and substances needed to ght disease and illness. Say Ahhhhh! Laughter makes you feel good! Drs. Berk and Tan found that laughter increases the level of endorphins, which stimulate the bodys pleasure centers to increase your sense of well-being. Let it go! Laughter provides a physical release of tension by exercising the facial, thoracic and abdominal muscles and leaving them in a more relaxed state afterward. Laughter can also release emotional tension. So the next time youre feeling stressed out, remember to take a moment to breathe, be positive and laugh. Lifes too short to stress about it. For additional tips from Florida Hospital to support a healthy mind, body and spirit, visit www.Healthy100.org health y 125 t he Cit y of W i n t er P a r k 1887 2012t hA NNIVERSAR Y Visit us at www.workwellwinterpark.org, call (407) 644-8281 or connect with us on social media. The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce Walks the TalkAs part of the Work Well Winter Park initiative, the Chamber has implemented practical policies which have inspired and created a culture of wellness within our workplace. No More Sodas By eliminating sodas, we will save over $750 annually. Could your company use an extra $750? Healthy Meetings Choose whole grain breads, fresh fruit and veggies and transform a boring meeting into an anticipated event. Sweet-Free Zone Cant pass up those donuts in the break room? Eliminate the temptation and make the healthy choice the easy choice. Promote Walking Join us each Friday morning as we take a stroll down Park Avenue. The road to health in the workplace starts with a single step.Share your companys healthy habits with us and help us make Winter Park the healthiest place to work. Simple Tips to Manage Stress Dr. Nancy Rudner Lugo Health Action Is gluten-free for you?

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Page 13 at Winter Park Towers Your room is waiting for you if you need Pain and Symptom Management Hospital Follow-up Complex Treatments, or Crisis Care Referrals 866-742-6655#5019096 www.cornerstonehospice.org www.SeriousIllness.org/cornerstoneMedicare, Medicaid, most commercial insurances accepted For more information contact Silvia Haas at shaas@gooca.org or 407-808-7837 www.gooca.org After School Camps Saturday events Therapy Adult Vocational training Special Olympics OCA exists to provide Opportunity, build Community, maximize Ability for individuals with Autism and other disabilities. OCA offers extracurricular recreational activities for school-age children in the following programs: I dont watch reality TV shows. However, I recently came across a USA Today posting on my iPhone about an episode of The Bachelor was described as baggage by one of her suitors, as in the little girl is always there. Mom Emily was rightly upset and sent the guy packing. me, dont know what it is, but something special no doubt). Emily is delighted her date gives her daughter Louis Vuit ton status. But the sad fact is the little girl is still baggage being carried about by her mom from London to Dubrovnik, Croatia, while a bunch of hot guys pursue her mother. I know this is reality TV, which is really unreality. However, it points to a deeper underlying attitude toward children that has been developing in our culture for some time: with reluctance, depending upon the circum stances. Give me a chance to unpack that angry emails. protective of their kids and love them deeply, but kids as a problem still persists. Why our public schools? Their education is a bur den that must be borne rather than a delight to invest in. The other place I see children often treated as baggage is in family court. Already broken hearts are broken even further as each parent asserts his or her right to have access to their kids. Oftentimes living and visitation arrangements are made that totally fail to account for the feelings or well-being of the child involved. Instead of asking together, How are we going to raise these children position themselves in their childrens lives. Granted these are situations of families un der stress when nobody is at their best. That is why it is so important for the surrounding culture to be sending messages out that value children. Those messages can help lift people out of their pain into noble behavior. The Bible says that children are a gift from God: Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a dirty diaper of the day or you are enduring the door-slamming of pre-adolescence, but ask any parent who has lost a child to death and they will tell you just how precious a gift that child is. I dont think most adults set out to treat children like baggage. Its just that life gets in the way, and its more convenient to put a handle on them and lug them to where we want them to go rather than stop and realize how precious a gift they really are precious enough to change what were doing to make sure they get what they really need. Even when theyre viewed as a Louis Vuitton bag, theyre still baggage. Rev. Jim Govatos is senior pastor at Aloma United Methodist Church located in Winter Park. A former atheist, Jim is passionate about helping people understand and experience a living faith in Jesus Christ. Please share your thoughts by emailing jimg@ alomazone.org PHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER U.S. Rep. John Mica, top, samples a Jersey Mikes sandwich at the June 8 Tastefully Goldenrod at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Above, Megan and Paul Sladek show off their Mardi Gras accessories. Hows the baggage? JIM GOVATOS Guest Writer Jim Govatos New Orleans styling

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Page 14 Opinions I was realizing so many here LUV them, too. Ive had dogs all my life, more members of the family than pets. In honor of National Take Your Dog To Work Day on breeds dogs that show up regularly to add joy and warmth to lo cal workplaces. Wonderful co-workers, customer service masters and natural hams these pups put the work in working breed. Heres what the dogs owners and some of the dogs themselves had to say about their furry employees: Working like a dog Clyde Moore I LUV Winter Park Clyde Moore operates local sites ILUVWinterPark.com, ILUVParkAve.com and LUVMyRate.com, and aims to help local businesses promote themselves for free and help save them money, having some fun along the way. Email him at iluvwinterpark@earthlink.net or write to ILuv Winter Park on Facebook or Twitter. Name: Nikki (Prague) Works at: The Paper Shop Breed: Shih Tzu Age: 3 (shes my toddler) Most LUVed toy: marrowbone Best customer service trait: Greets everyone by rolling over, exposing belly. Customers LUV that: Nikki tolerates children. Naughtiest moment: Jumping on wed ding books in the middle of an order Favorite accomplice: Her BFF, Ellie Most LUVed food: Espresso cheese Obsessions: Nikkis obsessed with Baby Kitty, the cat residing at Antiques on the Avenue she wont leave him alone must visit twice a day. She brought him a catnip toy, yet he wont give her a second look. Most LUVed pastimes: Barking at the squirrels and lizards, romping through golf course sand traps Hates that: Shop is closed Sundays home is boring. Other interesting traits: LUVs going to the beach shes a good traveler, listener. Nikki Name: King Works at: Shooz Breed: Golden retriever Age: 8 months Most LUVed toy: Rubber chicken Best customer service trait: Endless supply of affection Customers LUV that: He LUVs to play. Naughtiest moment: Stealing customers socks! Favorite Accomplice: Jazz the Papillon Most LUVed Food: Liver treats Obsessions: Ripping up paper Most LUVed pastimes: Playing with anyone willing Hates that: At 60 pounds he can no longer crawl into customers laps. Other Interesting Traits: LUVs watching The Dog Whisperer King Dog Name: Lizzie (Miss Elizabeth of Winter Park) Works At: Maureen Hall Stationery & Invitations Breed: English Springer Spaniel, tri-color Age: 7 1/2 Most LUVed toy: Tennis balls Best customer service trait: Wags tail, rolls over for tummy rub when being LUVed by a customer. Customers LUV that: She is LUVable. Naughtiest moment: Barking at custom ers Favorite accomplice: Moose Most LUVed food: Peanuts Obsessions: Playing tennis Most LUVed pastimes: Swimming Hates: Loud noises like reworks, thunder Other interesting traits: LUVs people and LUVs to play Lizzie Name: Jesse Works At: GAP Architectural Products on Corrine Drive Breed: Lhasa-Poo Most LUVed toy: Any tug-of-war, especially with rubber ball, playing with Bella, whos three-times her size! Customers LUV that: Jesse will dance for treat. Clients LUV when she rolls on her back for tummy rub. Naughtiest moment: Digging holes in the yard when no one is looking. Favorite accomplice: Bella, her 70-pound Boxer sister. Most LUVed food: Any treat, especially another dogs. Obsessions: Gobbling food morsels from kitchen oor. Other Interesting Traits: Hates being groomed or bathed, and is fearful of thunder. During storms, climbs to Moms chair to feel safe. LUVs ofce staff so much that as cars pull in she starts whining to greet them! Jesse Dogs Name: Vinny Works at: Sultre on Park Avenue Breed: English bulldog Age: 9 Most LUVed toy: Stuffed animals. Cuddles with them, LUVs them. Try to take one he will ght you for it. Best customer service trait: Will keep you company in the tting room, provide fashion advice. Customers LUV that: He has a laid back personality. People get a good laugh from him sleeping in the window (sun bathing) or chilling in the store. Naughtiest moment: (Embarrassing, sorry Vinny) He lets off stink bombs. He gets embarrassed, leaves us defending ourselves, but its hilarious. Most LUVed food: All food. He would eat anything. Obsessions: He LUVs his momma, follows her like a duck. Most LUVed pastime: Sleeping. Eating. Hates that: He has to go outside on a leash. Vinny Dog name: London Works at: 1618 Something Different Ivanhoe Village Breed: Chihuahua/dachshund/Yorkie Age: 11 months Most LUVed toy: plastic bottle Best customer service trait: greets them at door Customers LUV that: London follows them while shopping Naughtiest moment: eating sale tags off furniture Favorite accomplice: stolen dog from Noras Most LUVed food: hot dogs Obsessions: other dogs toys Most LUVed pastimes: chasing anything that moves Hates that: Any dogs come near his stuff Other interesting traits: LUVs to travel by car and plane London Dog name: Quintin Xavior Vanost, Quinn Works at: Manages the Blue Door Denim Shoppe Breed: Best looking mutt in town Age: 6 Most LUVed Toy: Mini tennis balls Best customer service trait: Cuteness, followed by a loud barking welcome, if awake. Customers LUV that: He thinks hes a pit bull, but really an 8-pound ball of uff Naughtiest moment: First night in his new home, grabbing a chicken wing out of his Moms hand when she wasnt paying attention Favorite accomplice: Doesnt need an accomplice Most LUVed food: Chick-l-A nuggets Obsessions: mini tennis balls Most LUVed pastimes: swimming, trips to park, sunning on stores back porch Hates that: Hes called cute, wants to be seen as the ferocious monster he thinks he is Other interesting traits: Part sh, would swim every day. Everyone thinks he is a designer hybrid, but actually a great mutt! When people at bank or Chickl-A give him a treat, he smells it, then spits it out: Spoiled! Quintin Dog Name: Ozzie Works At: The Nuvo Company Breed: Standard poodle Age: 2 Most LUVed toy: Jack I LUV to jump on his back and bite his neck! Best customer service trait: Watching people out the window on back legs like a person. Customers LUV that: I hang out with Mom and Dad all day. Naughtiest moment: Getting into every ones trash cans every day Favorite accomplice: Jack Most LUVed food: Anything doesnt even have to be food! Obsessions: Spinning when excited, especially when the UPS guy comes with a treat. Most LUVed pastimes: Walking with Mom and Dad, but hate when my brother tries to get away and hide Other interesting traits: I LUV to wear bows on my ears and have my toenails painted. Ozzie Name: Jack Works at: The Nuvo Company Breed: Standard poodle Age: 4 Most LUVed toy: anything with a squeaker because I can talk! Best customer service trait: barking to say someone is at door. Customers LUV that: I can just hang with Mom and Dad. Naughtiest moment: picking in the trash for leftover lunch. Favorite accomplice: Ozzie Most LUVed food: by far steak! Obsessions: scratching I have aller gies. My most LUVed pastimes: morning walks with Mom and Dad. Hates that: I have a sister because I liked being an only child. Other interesting trait: I LUV to eat my Moms chocolate when shes not looking. Jack Name: Jack Works at: Pookies Pet Nutrition & Bow Wow Bakery Age: 7 Most LUVed Toy: tug-of-war toys Best customer service trait: Vocal recommendations Customers LUV that: He is so crazy about playing tug-of-war Naughtiest moment: Barking in peoples faces Favorite accomplice: Harlee Obsessions: Dog butts Most LUVed pastimes: Telling Melissa stories while sitting on her lap. Hates that: Chuck takes his toys Other interesting traits: Jack was left at a shelter with a broken leg without treatment so he doesnt have full use of one back leg. Jack Dog name: Chuck Works at: Pookies Pet Nutrition Age: 5 Most LUVed toy: Any squeaky toy Best customer service trait: Friendly personality Customers LUV that: Im so easy-going. Naughtiest moment: Fighting with Jack Favorite accomplice: Sara Obsessions: Chewing Most LUVed pastimes: Chewing my deer antler. Hates that: Thunderstorms and reworks make me nervous. Other interesting traits: I was a rescue dog and had terrible skin problems. My pet parents xed it with a healthy diet. Chuck Dog name: Sara Works at: Pookies Pet Nutrition Age: 7 Most LUVed toy: No toys human atten tion only! Best customer service trait: I LUV everyone. Customers LUV that: I am so sweet. Naughtiest moment: Jumping up on people I am told. Favorite accomplice: Chuck Obsessions: Human attention Most LUVed pastimes: Sleeping in my crate, on the deck. Hates that: Everyone does not pay atten tion to me constantly. Other interesting traits: I am a potcake dog from the Bahamas. I was found with seven puppies. I have some side scars, but havent told anyone what happened probably better that way Sara Dog name: Harlee Works at: Pookies Pet Nutrition & Bow Wow Bakery Age: 8 Most LUVed toy: Any toy the big dogs dont take. Best customer service trait: I am so cute. Customers LUV that: I am so cute. Naughtiest moment: Barking at every thing Favorite accomplice: Jack Obsessions: Licking empty food bowls, bossing around Chuck Most LUVed pastimes: Sitting in Me lissas lap Hates that: No one believes I am in charge of everything and everyone. Harlee Have an opinion? Send your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Jenny Andreasson at jandreasson@turnstilemediagroup.com

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Page 15 Chris Jepson Perspectives Louis Roney Play On! Millions of cats and dogs wander from home every year. It is estimated their way back. Pooter, a boxer mix, and were posted on WinterParkLostPets.com, were two of the lucky ones. They both found the way home because they were microchipped. Pets become lost every day despite the best intentions of responsible pet owners. A gate can blow open during a storm. A leash can snap. An indoor cat can slip out side unnoticed. An excited terrier can dig a tunnel faster than Steve McQueen in The Great Escape. Shelley Heistand, the sponsor of WinterParkLostPets.com, says, Tags and far more often than pet owners realize. One of the best safeguards a pet owner can take to ensure their pet can always be A microchip is about the size of an uncooked grain of rice and is inserted under the pets skin between the shoul der blades. Any local veterinarian can provide this service. VCA Howell Branch Animal Hospital in Winter Park provides a microchip discount with a coupon on the WinterParkLostPets.com website. Once inserted the chip is not possible to feel by hand. A wand-like scanner must be waved over the pet to locate and read the chip. When pets are brought to animal shelters they are immediately scanned. If your pet is microchipped, and information is current, a happy reunion is assured. your local vet to have it scanned for a or after business hours, take the pet to one of three locations operated by Veterinary Emergency Clinics of Central Florida. If the pet is chipped, the emergency clinic will contact the owners and hold the pet for pickup without charge. Microchipping assures that no mat ter how long your pet has gone missing, theres hope of recovery. People who do not think to have the pet checked for a chip can take in wandering pets and months can pass before the pet is eventual ly taken to a vet and the chip is discovered. Cats struck with wanderlust are known to adopt families for a period of time and then move on. The microchip always moves with the pet. Should a dispute arise over who owns an answer that holds up in court. Tush aar Desai, a local attorney who has just launched BaldwinParkLostPets.com, a free public service for Baldwin Park, says, It is hard to think of your beloved pet as property, but the only way to secure your legal ownership to your pet is to somehow tag or mark it. The best solution to date is a microchip. When you move or change phone num bers, it is important to update the contact information accessed via the microchip. Some pets have not found their way home out of date and the owners could not be located. If the pet is not microchipped there are WinterParkLostPets.com, BaldwinPark LostPets.com and WaterfordLakesLostPets. pet or your personal pet is missing in those communities. Pets, of course, cant speak for them selves. Microchips give them a clear voice that says, Heres my owners name. Heres where I live. Judy Charuhas is the co-founder of WinterParkLostPets.com, a free website for posting lost and found pets in the city of Winter Park. The site has reunited 337 pets since its inception. Contact her at judy@winterparklostpets.com ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Laura Hansen sits in her Winter Park home with her cat, Gary, who was found three months after disappearing thanks to WinterParkLostPets.com Microchips can e nsure your pets safety JUDY CHARUHAS Guest Writer Ah, fatherhood. Granted this is from a male perspective but if I were to as women. Ive taught history for years and one of my favorite prompts particularly for my male students is, Why have men historically treated women so poorly, held them in such low regard? Where did such treated women with any semblance of equality. Interestingly, ancient Egypt women. Ironically or tragically, as the case might be, Egypt today is not nearly so enlightened as their ancestors were, oh, fared well by religion. Pick any religion. our male ancestors were such chauvin ists. Why? Why treat women as inferior, to women the same rights and privileges as those extended to men? Any number and protection. Regardless, once civiliza sexism was institutionalized for sure. Imagine our world today if, for the same opportunities as men, had been con sulted and experienced comparable lead ership and educational opportunities? I a modern day example: when you look at much of the Muslim world today, the way women are considered is how women were treated for much of history. When ever I see a demonstration for change in Islamland, I seldom, if ever, see women. as men, as civilizations. But as immature, repressive and fear ful as many Middle Eastern men appear when it comes to the female sex, we have do we not a ways to go here in I recently had a repairman in my home. He commented on some additions in my backyard, and I quoted him a dollar estimate on costs. He said, Oh, I could get into that, if only I could get my child support cut. Ive heard this quite a number of times in my life. Havent you? If only, if only I could get my child support cut. Its a com but do not live with their children. Not three minutes later I hear from the children and one has Down syndrome. And this father wants to cut his child sup port. I jokingly asked if hed been cut? He laughed. Haha! No as if I didnt already know was his answer. been the case) is the bet a woman makes with herself that if she breeds with this man, will he be there for the long haul Is it any wonder birth rates are declin ing? If history has taught Western women anything, it is, Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. Bil lions of women for thousands of years have paid the price. The real shame? That men have acted so. Abominably. 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 Shame on you Glances at a fading past In my errant hitchhiking days in the Unemployment was rampant, but our na tional debt was not yet as alarming as it is today. CCC workers cleaned our forests, roads and parks where travelers could picnic on redwood tables and benches. Now our president gets the idea that he can copy Roosevelt by attacking todays Today we have staggering national debt. Putting the unemployed on the national payroll to lower the number only makes things appear as though we have stum bled upon a solution. A government job is not the job we need for those out-of-work. It is at best only a trick to produce a cos but not an honest master of economics. Taxation without representation Though not Catholic, I can understand thoroughly the Catholic position that Catholic funds should not pay for abor tions, and that Catholic hospitals not be required to furnish abortions on demand. The principal of taxation without rep resentation is not antithetical to such a fundamental concept. Understand your risk head injuries become evermore evident. Football is a game I played, and is a game I love, but I remember receiving a blow to my head in a night game once that knocked me out for several minutes. That kind of blow is, of course, a concus sion and too many of these can endanger a persons brain and whole lifetime. Helmets have been greatly improved and rules have been made to protect the play ers heads as much as possible. But the very nature of football is violent contact, and carries with it the threat of serious injury. Either play it, or dont play it its your own risky choice. Invading Shell Island members of our Scout Troop would canoe with our leader, Fleet Peeples, down the Wekiwa River and camp out overnight on Shell Island. This was Florida jungle as wild and untamed as it was when Ponce poisonous snakes and the devilish insects abounded, and we human beings were invaders taking a big risk just for the hell of it! That none of us was ever badly injured was a miracle of sorts, a miracle that kept us coming back to tempt fate. to 3 mph stream to Wekiwa Springs was a laborious task. We were boys then. We were crazy. What else is new? Babe Ruth of golf If you are not a basketball fan, and I am not, the Super Bowl is the end of big sports until baseball gets well under way. My b.w. and I have learned to enjoy watching golf, and I marvel at the camera work done to bring a big golf course right into our home. I also remember when I was a little kid visiting my grandmother in Atlanta, and Bobby Jones lived not far from us. As an amateur, Bobby won ev erything there was in sight, both amateur and professional, and he never turned pro. He was the Babe Ruth of golf and has never been eclipsed. A thought Are we Americans ever more out of sorts then when our TVs and other toys are out of whack? About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) Imagine our world today if, for the past 10,000 years, all women had had the same opportunities as men, had been consulted and experienced comparable leadership and educational opportunities? Now our president gets the idea that he can copy Roosevelt by attacking todays unemployment with 1930s methods.

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Page 28 Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar TUES-SAT 10:30-5:30/SUN 1:00 -4:00 Based on the current debt situation in the United States, many preand post-retirees have become concerned about their Social Security benet. Receiving that continuous in come stream is the foundation of a retirement income plan. To make sure that you maximize your Social Security benet, it is important to know the an swers to these questions. r fntbb ff fr n rf n n CALL US TODAY FOR A COPY OF Your Guide to Social Security Bob@aSafeHarbor.com | ASafeHarbor.com(407) 644-6646 Learn more visit www.ss.vip2site.com *A Safe Harbor LLC is in no way afliated with the Social Security Administration. CALL US TODAY FOR A COPY OF Your Guide to Social Security Bob@aSafeHarbor.com | ASafeHarbor.com(407) 644-6646 Learn more visit www.ss.vip2site.com When faced with stormy nancial waters, seek... Now through July 8 Pitmen Painters at Mad Cow The Pitmen Painters, a new play by the Tony Award-winning author of Billy Elliot, is based on a triumphant true story about a group of miners in Northern England who take an art appreci ation class and soon paint a body of work that makes them the un likeliest of art world sensations. Both thought provoking and hilarious, this salute to the power of artistic expression is a moving and timely look at art, class and politics. In Lee Halls new play, the so-called Ashington Group becomes the toast of London, attracting patrons, gallery shows and a collector who may end the whole thing based on money. S. Magnolia Ave. in downtown visit madcowtheatre.com June 21 to July 21 SUDS: The Rocking 60s Musical Soap Opera Musical Soap Opera is set in a nue whose job becomes decided when she is visited by her wacky guardian angels, Marge and Dee Dee. Comedy intervenes as Mr. Postman, a washer repairman, and Mr. Mystery Date show up along with classic songs like Please Mr. Postman, You Cant Hurry Love, Respect, Our Day Will Come, Secret Agent Man, I Will Follow ven into the story. Directed and choreographed by Roy Alan, this musical comedy features Heather Alexander and Laura Hodos as the angels, Joanna Yeakel as Cin dy, and Christopher Alan Norton This amazing cast promises a and dancing fun. The Winter Orange Ave. in Winter Park. Call playhouse.org June 22 (opening reception) to Sept. 19 A&H explores the Maitland Art Center The brilliant and timely new exhibit at Art & History Museums Maitland is called A Day in the Life of the Research Studio, and it takes viewers back in time to explore the center A&Hs Maitland Art Center, the Studio was founded by Smith in Mayan Revival architecture, and is one of the only remaining examples of fantasy architecture still standing in the Southeastern live and create within its walls in artists participated in this artistic experiment, including Milton Av ery, Doris Lee and Ralston Craw ford. Using artworks and color photography, the exhibit makes that classic period come alive with treasures around every cor ner. From the painted door that invites you into this wonderful exhibit to the rain-god fountain in creativity that marks the real his tory of the Maitland Art Center. Highly recommended. The open or visit ArtandHistory.org June 23 to Sept. 9 The Tsars Cabinet The Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona opens a sum mer exhibit, The Tsars Cabinet: Two Hundred Years of Russian Decorative Arts under the Ro manovs, illustrating the imperial June 25 Summer Concerts The Orlando Philharmonics charming and popular Sounds of Summer concert series contin ues with a program featuring the woodwinds at 7 p.m. on Mon Center in Loch Haven Park. Now season, the Orlando Philharmon ic presents these relaxed chamber music concerts throughout the summer with an emphasis on easy listening with introductions to each piece by the players. Its a win-win concert with orchestra players performing the music they choose, and letting us into the music with their personal stories as to why they made these choices. Highly recommended. June 27 Balloon twister extraordinaire perform her show at two local libraries including the West Oaks at 7 p.m. The shows are free and Balloon Show is a 45-minute stage show including storytelling, magic, comedy and the biggest balloon sculptures ever. For the the largest, most amazing balloon youve ever seen. Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and ne art curator. He is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. Garrick can be reached at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407-522-3906. This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater Exclusively in Orlando MOONRISE KINGDOM Fri, Mon, Wed, Thurs 3:45, 6:30, 9:15 Sat & Sun 1:00, 3:45, 6:30, 9:15 Tues 3:45, 6:30 Wednesday Night Pitcher Show Bad Movie Night BATMAN & ROBIN 8:00 or Sunset On the Lawn at Eden Bar FREE Midnight Movies BATTLE ROYALE Fri & Sat MID Two Shows Only! Cult Classics STARSHIP TROOPERS Tues 9:30 Only $5



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The Orange County Supervisor of Elec tions has one big caution for voters before they take the trip to the ballot box this fall. The key thing about this years election is that its all new, Bill Cowles said. Youve got new districts, new polling place numbers, and youve got possible changes in your polling location. In order to sort out all the changes fol lowing the redistrict year, Cowles, along with a few state and U.S. candidates walk us through the biggest changes on the ballot, and how theyre im pacting our area:U.S. Representative, new District 7: Incumbent vs. Incumbenttation for those living in Winter Park and Maitland, Cowles said, is the changes to U.S. Representative District 7. The district was formed by the melding of U.S. Representa tive District 24, currently represented by Sandy Adams, into District 7, represented by John Mica, to form a new District 7 spanning In honor of Take Your Dog To Work Day on Friday, I wanted to celebrate the dogs that add joy to workplaces.Page 14Clyde Moore LifestylesTo many of Liam Thomas coaches hes on his 13th he shouldnt be training for the Winter Olympics. Page 8 ObituaryJeffrey Van Son, 41, of Winter Park, died peacefully on June 15 surrounded by the love of his family. Page 5 CalendarThe Food Truck Bazaar makes a stop at Full Sail University, 141 University Park Drive, on Sunday, June 24.Page 6 CALL US TODAY FOR A COPY OF Your Guide to Social Security Bob@aSafeHarbor.com | ASafeHarbor.com(407) 644-6646 Learn more visit www.ss.vip2site.com When faced with stormy nancial waters, seek... Call us today for your guide to Social Security!404-644-6646 or visit www.ss.vip2site.com 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 New districts, new candidates The East Side Regional Hob Nob, organized by the Oviedo-Winter Springs and East Orlando chambers of commerce, will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26. Candidates from across Central Florida will be in attendance. For a full list of candidates attending, ticketing information and more, visit esrhobnob.comCURRENT 2013Thanks to redistricting, U.S. Reps. Sandy Adams and John Mica found themselves living in the same district. Now the two incumbents are going head-to-head in the Aug. 14 primary election for the new District 7, which encompasses nearly all of Seminole County and more of Orange County than the old District 7. Adams current District 24 is the new District 8. Old vs. new congressional districtsRedistricting has changed whos representing Winter Park, Maitland on all political levelsSARAH WILSON AND ISAAC BABCOCK Observer StaffJulie Roach leads a group of paddle boarders away from the sandy shore of Fort Maitland Park and into the open waters of Lake Maitland at sunrise or sunset three days a week. She wades in, paddles out and stands up ready to welcome a new day, or close out the present one with a session of on-water yoga, or H2Yo. Its a beautiful park, she says, Id hate to see that taken away. The three-and-a-half-acre park across from Lake Lily is home to the only public access point in Maitland to the Winter Park Chain of Lakes, small shoreline. And if the city de cides to move forward with a con tract signed in February, it will also police boathouse. The contract, approved by the PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERMaitland City Council approved a contract in February for a police boathouse and a new boat ramp at Fort Mailtland Park, above.Police boathouse looks for a homeSARAH WILSON Observer Staff Please see ELECTION on page 2 District 24: Sandy Adams New District 8 (former District 24) District 7: John Mica New District 7: Mica vs. AdamsSource: Florida Division of Elections Please see BOATHOUSE on page 5

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Page 2 all of Seminole County, Maitland and sections of Winter Park. One Republican candidate will face Democratic and independent challengers in the general election after the Aug. 14 primary. The redistricting isnt much of a change, Adams said, as shell still be representing a majority of her former constituency if she were elected. It wasnt something that was anticipated, Adams said. It happens, but at the end of the day, this district belongs to the people, and the people will make a deci sion on who they want to represent. For Mica, who represented the formerly geographically stretched district that dove southward into Winter Park, part of the area is a familiar one. The district has expanded farther into his home area, he said. The district doesnt stop at Palmer (Avenue) anymore, so Im getting wider calls, Mica said. But the longtime congressman said he was already working to help people in other parts of Win ter Park, especially at Mead Gar den, where he used to live. State Senate lose Simmons, gain GardinerFollowing the passing of the fair districting legislation amend ments passed in 2010, it was deemed district lines should, where possible, be drawn to fol low natural, geographical bound aries. In the case of current District 22 Sen. David Simmons, this meant his district leaving Winter Park and Maitland and moving up to the Orange-Seminole county line. While I love Maitland and Winter Park, I love Seminole County and my district moved up to the north and the logical thing to do was to, of course, stay in the district I have represented, which is now District 10, said Simmons, who is now running for a district that covers all of Seminole and a southern part of Volusia county. Moving into Winter Park and Maitland is the district currently represented by Senate Major ity Leader Andy Gardiner, forming new District 13. This district stretches as far west as John Young Parkway and as far east as the Atlantic Ocean. Thats a major change for them, Cowles said, as Gardiners current District 9 primarily covers west Orange County. Challenging Republican Gar diner in the general election is Winter Park attorney Christopher Charles Pennington, called upon to run by the Florida Democratic Party. Pennington, who lives in East Orlando, said living and working in two areas of the district will help his campaign for the new district, while he is also working to familiarize himself with the remaining area.State representatives get new District 30Rep. Scott Plakon used to live right in the middle of his Florida House District 37 at his Long wood home, but after redistrict ing dramatically changed the shape of districts in Central Flori da, he was left running for a new seat in the new District 30. That change doesnt matter, Plakon said, mentioning that his political approach has a broad ap peal. Over the past few years Ive built a following of people who want to see me re-elected, he said. I am a conservative who has successfully worked with the other party. Hell be running against Mait land teacher Karen Castor Dentel, who entered the race April 16 in response to what she called mis treatment of the education system in Tallahassee and anger over the redistricting process. When I looked at that map and I was already angry, and then I thought, That is my home, we need a voice, she said in an interview with the Observer in April. (407) 514-0087 3.05% Certain restrictions apply.Rates may vary depending on deposit amount. We broker CDs for FDIC insured banks. 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Wednesday, July 18 6 to 9 p.m. Meet Peter Pettegrew DENNINGORANGE AVEMINNESOTA FAIRBANKS 1143 ORANGE AVE17-92 To learn more about the redistricting and which district you now live in, keep an eye out for a new voter information notice and card set to mail out July 5. To nd out now, visit ocfelections.com. On this website you can also nd information on how to update the signature on le with your voter registration before the Aug. 14 primary election.ELECTION | Fla. District 30 pits District 37 Rep. Scott Plakon against Maitland teacher Karen Castor Dentel CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE ARCHIVE PHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERU.S. Rep. John Mica, above left, and U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, far right, are running in the new District 7, which encompasses all of Seminole County and chunks of Orange County, including Winter Park and Maitland. Most national, state and county-level districts look completely different headed into the 2012 election season. Some district numbers have even changed.

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Page 4 Jason Chepenik, managing partner of Winter Parkbased Chepenik Financial, was recently named one of the Top 50 Retirement Plan Advisors in the country and one of the top 10 nationally for large plans with values of $75-$200 million. The honor, awarded by the 401kWire, a Manhattanbased publication geared to insiders on Wall Street and the asset management in dustry, is drawn from the list of the 500 Most Inuential Advisors in Dened Contribution and is based on reader votes, input from distributors and statistics about advisor practice. To learn more, visit chepeniknancial.com John Craig Clothiers announced that Esquire Magazine has once again awarded it the honor of Best of Class. John Craigs high fashion brings Esquires slogan man at his best to life. Since 2005, John Craig has been recognized by Esquire Magazine as one of the nest mens clothing stores in the United States. It seems only tting that Esquire would honor John Craig by including the fashion leader in their list of exclusive places to shop for mens attire. For more information, visit johncraigclothier.com Cornerstone Hospice Foundation is the recipient of a $1.2 million estate from Alfred and Vera Reetz of Lees burg. Both in their 90s, this philanthropic couple wit nessed early on how hospice care positively impacts life-altering experiences of patients one family at a time. To date, its the largest cash gift received on record at Cornerstone Hospice, said Nick Buchholz, executive di rector of the Cornerstone Hospice Foundation. To learn more, call 407-206-2273 or visit cornerstonehospice.org Mattamy Homes U.S. Group, the U.S. division of Canadas largest home builder, recently appointed Elena Coln and Leisa Zanders as New Home Counselors in its Or lando Division. Cuhaci & Peterson Architects was recently awarded a contract to design the interior of the New York Diner located at Orlando Gateway on State Road 436 and the Beachline Expressway near Orlando International Airport. Rollins College announced that its MBA Finance Concen tration is the rst MBA to be recognized by the Chartered Financial Institute (CFA) University Recognition Program. The Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs Advisory Coun cil elected Jennifer Quigley, a member since June 2009, as the new chairperson for the 2012-13 year.Business Briefs Community Bulletin OCPS physical education teacher receives honorCharlotte Day has been named a LifeChanger of the Year under a new program by National Life Group that recognizes outstanding educators, administrators and school district employees who work in K-12 schools across the country. Day is the lead adapted physical education teacher in Orange Countys Hospital Homebound, a program for mentally and physically disabled children who cannot attend traditional schools. Charlotte is an outstanding and enthusiastic teacher who has had many students, families and peers over the years contact her to tell her the difference she has made in their lives, her nominator wrote.Students honored in academicsAndrew Sheppard of Winter Park, a student at Bishop Moore High School, was named the 2012 recipient of the Saint Michaels College Book Award for Academic Achievement with a Social Conscience. Alexandra Moharam of Winter Park, graduated from Rice University on May 12 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematical economic analysis. Tiffany McLelland of Winter Park graduated from Elizabethtown College in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology allied health. Regina Timmes of Winter Park has been named to the Deans List for the spring 2012 semester at Salve Regina University. Jacqueline Gilbert of Winter Park earned a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Liberal Arts of Mercer University during the May commencement for the Universitys Macon, Ga. campus. The following students from your area were named to the Deans List at Mercer University for the spring 2012 semester. Kathryn Dunnam of Maitland, a senior, was named to the Deans List of the College of Liberal Arts. Jacqueline Gilbert of Winter Park, a senior, was named to the Deans List of the College of Liberal Arts. The following local students have been named to the spring 2012 Deans List at Berry College: Gus Pacheco of Maitland Gaby Lugo of MaitlandCountdown to Winter Parks 125th anniversary continuesThe 125-day countdown to the city of Winter Parks 125th anniversary started June 9 and continues until Friday, Oct. 12. For the next 125 days, the city will be posting historical facts on Facebook and Twitter reminding the community about its rich and interesting history. The city has launched a new 125th anniversary button on the home page of its ofcial website, cityofwinterpark.org, highlighting all of the celebrations and events, and providing historical resources and pertinent information associated with this milestone. Nominations for JFS leadership awardIn 2002, Jewish Family Services (JFS) established the George Wolly Community Leadership Award to honor those who emulated Georges vision of community, commitment and volunteerism. Who will JFS pay tribute to this year at the Evening of Valor 2012? We would like to hear from you! The deadline to submit a nomination is June 25. Please nd our nomination form at formstack.com/forms Self-defense class for womenThere will be a SAFE Self-defense And Familiarization Exchange class at the Maitland Com munity Park on Wednesday, July 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. The class is limited to women 18 years and older, and to the rst 12 women to sign up. Call 407-539-0042.Goodwill hosts food drive for Second Harvest During the month of June, all Goodwill retail stores and donation centers in Central Florida will partici pate in the Fill the Need food drive with Second Harvest Food Bank. Donations will support Second Harvests Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope cam paign, which helps feed children while school is out during the summer months. Residents are encouraged to drop off non-perishable food items along with their Goodwill donations. The drive runs through June 30. To nd the nearest retail center, please visit goodwillc.orgRegister for Vacation Bible School Sign up for SonRise National Park Vacation Bible School at North Park Baptist Church, 2047 Pros pect Ave., held July 30 to Aug. 4 from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Children 3 years old through fth grade are welcome to join them for songs, skits, stories and more. For more information, call 321-972-5900 or visit northparkvbs.com Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com Chepenik John Craig Clothiers New exhibit to show WPHS through the years Growing Up Wildcat: Winter Park High School Through the Years will open an interactive experi ence at the Winter Park Historical Museum on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. The WPHA is looking for the following items to be loaned for the exhibition: memorabilia, photos, videos, yearbooks (donation only) and memories/stories from 1917-present. Call 407-647-2330 or visit wphistory.org Rollins College receives honor for tutoringRollins College is a recent recipient of an outstanding Partner in Education award from Orange County Public Schools for their Peer Tutor ing & Writing program led by Susie Robertshaw. Beginning in Septem ber, a handful of student volunteers walked once a week to Winter Park Ninth Grade Center where they spent an hour tutoring the schools Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) students. Pictured from left to right are Liyang Liu Susie Robertshaw, Lindo Ngwenya Matt Bengtson and Jim Flood.

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Page 5 Maitland City Council on Feb. 27, approves $91,000 to be spent on capital improvements to replace the existing boat ramp and docks, and at the same time, build the enclosed boathouse on the parks shoreline, partially funded by police forfeiture dollars. But after residents such as Roach and members of the Parks Department voiced concerns over access and view of the lakefront if the boathouse was in the park, the location of the boathouse was back up for discussion at the June 11 City Council meeting. If we put the police boathouse here it will never go away, resi stand its a good idea to have a boathouse for safety reasons, but well never be able to get this park back. Public Works Director Rick Lemke presented a second loca tion option for the boathouse, located within eyeshot of the original, where the citys original public access site to Lake Mait land stood at the dead-end of Live Oak Street behind SoNapa Grille. It now serves as an area for storm Deciding to build here instead, Lemke said, would put the citys current signed contract at risk, and also could cost an estimated $15,000 to $20,000 more in construction. But it would also leave the shoreline of Fort Maitland alone for public access. Its more of an economic deci sion at this point, Lemke said. Sgt. Louis Grindle, public in Police Department, said the loca tion of the boathouse is not an is sue only that it gets built some where. We dont care where its built were just looking to have lake access in case of an emergency, he said. After rough drafts of the plans for each location were presented to the Council, the members over whelmingly agreed that Live Oak be managed. Im sensitive to cost, as its in budget season, but Im more sen sitive to the long-run impact on the utilization of the boat ramp by the citizens, Councilman Phil Bonus said. Even with the more capital citizens and use of the park, [the boathouse] would be better over at Live Oak, Councilwoman Linda Frosch added. the current contract if they decide to swap locations. Mayor Howard Schieferdecker said the city will need to look more closely at both options before moving forward is up for more discussion and a decision at the Councils June 25 meeting. the extra cost is worth a lifetime of enjoyment at the park. said, but it would be a shortthe money so that we can move the boathouse to another location to keep open the opportunities Maitland has for the enjoyment of its lakefront properties. Tom Carey SundewGardens@gmail.comEvery home should have a garden Experience homegrown gardening: BOATHOUSE | CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Park, Fla., died peacefully on June 15, 2012, surrounded by the love of his family. Born Jan. 22, 1971, to Helen and George Van with his two sisters. that grew out of his time explor ing the dramatic countryside of Upstate New York and playing in the salty waters of Rye Beach, N.H. Throughout his youth he actively participated in a variety leadership skills were recog nized early on with the honors of Eagle Scout and Outstanding Youth Citizen of the Year. After graduating from Ithaca Bachelor of Science degree in economics and biology from Ithaca College in 1993. Out of his strong work ethic and commitment to environmental career in the emerging recycling business for Waste Management in Chicago. SAP America ship, system logistics and team development, and recruited him as a consultant for a variety of industries in Boston. During these Boston years, special group of friends, The Boston Family, and met his future wife Michele (Walker). Although professionally work he worked to really live. Whether running the 1998 Boston Marathon, playing pickup basketball, snowboarding in Colorado, or cooking for friends, Boston Red Sox hat. Shortly after their wedding batical from SAP to obtain his Master of Business Administra tion degree from the Univer sity of Maryland. During their enjoyed living with the women House Parents. In 2005, after and Michele moved to Winter Park for the births of their twin sons and soon after, a daughter. and love of community made him a valued member of the First United Methodist Church of Winter Park. During his ill and strength was nurtured by the love and support of his family and friends. With grateful hearts, we acknowledge the extraordinary medical professionals and caregivers who counseled us and gave him comfort. With a desire to help oth the Mayo Clinic for medical wife of 10 years, Michele Walker Van Son, and their children, Joshua (7), Nicholas (7) and Lil lian (5), who will greatly miss his love and devotion. His fam ily includes Helen and George (parents) of Maitland; Elizabeth (sister) and David Mathus, with his nephews, James (9) and William (6) of New York, N.Y.; and Catherine (sister) and Sean Roark with his niece Madeline (1) of Hughesville, Md. Also sur Walker II family of Winter Park, the Crane and Van Son families, and the countless friends and colleagues whose lives have been forever changed. A memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Winter Park, 125 N. Interlachen Ave., at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 7. In lieu of to join them in supporting The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration at theaftd.orgPHOTO COURTESY OF THE VAN SON FAMILYWhether running the 1998 Boston Marathon, playing pick-up basketball, snowboarding in Colorado, or cooking for friends, Jeff was rarely seen without his Boston Red Sox hat.Devoted father and husband worked to live

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Page 6 JUNE 21 The Winter Park Playhouse dives into the summer by bringing back the off-Broad way musical, SUDS: The Rocking 60s Musical Soap Opera from June 21-July 1 and July 12-21. Call 407-645-0145 or visit winterparkplayhouse.org There will be a Counsel for Caregivers Seminar Series at the Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd., in the Alb ertson Room, on Thursday, June 21, at 12:10 p.m. The topic being discussed is When mama aint happy To RSVP, email ofceonaging@oc.net or call 407836-7446.JUNE 22There will be hospice volunteer training at the Cornerstone Hospice Ofce, 8009 S. Orange Ave., from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 22, and Friday, June 29. Call the volunteer specialist Melissa Cruz to pre-register at 407-256-2033 or the manager Lisa Gray 352-742-6806.JUNE 25Mary Love Dance Projects will hold a summer dance intensive for intermedi ate and advanced pre-professional and professional dancers ages 16 and older. The intensive will take place from June 25-28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Har wood Watson Studios, 1015 S. Orlando Ave. The intensive will feature dance technique classes taught by professional company dancers in contact improvisa tion, classical ballet, contemporary bal let, pilates, modern and repertory. Cost for the full intensive is $175, daily rate is $50, and drop-in for $15 per class. Mary Love Dance Projects is a resident artist at The Center for Contemporary Dance. Visit TheCenterForDance.orgJUNE 26The Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) presents Artists Critique & Con versation on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. beginning Tuesday, June 26, in the A&Hs Germaine Marvel Building, 210 W. Packwood Ave. Artist, arts writer and instructor Josh Garrick will lead the critiques. Joining Garrick as guest panelists on June 26 are Richard Reep and Parker Sketch. Visit ArtandHistory.org Please join SHINE for a Medicare Birthday Party at One Senior Place in Altamonte Springs on Tuesday, June 26, at 2 p.m. There will be a presentation about Medicare and the important choices you have. Cake and refreshments will be pro vided. One Senior Place is located off of Douglas Avenue. Call 407-949-6733 to RSVP.JULY 3Ballroom dance lessons for beginners and intermediate will be given for eight weeks every Tuesday beginning on July 3. Classes are at Winter Park Farmers Market, 200 W. New England Ave., from 7-8:30 p.m. and 8:45-9:45 p.m. The cost is $80 per person. Please arrive 30 min utes early to the rst class in order to reg ister. Visit www.kwpb.org/dance or call 407-599-3364. The Tarower Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will meet on Tuesday, July 3, at 7 p.m. at Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave. Dr. Pat Ashton, bota nist from the Ashton Biological Preserve, will present an outstanding program called Humans and Gopher Tortoises can Forage Together. The meeting is free and open to the public. Come early and enjoy refreshments and visiting with other native plant enthusiasts.JULY 4There will be no yard waste or recycling collection service in unincorporated Orange County on Wednesday, July 4. If Wednesday is your yard waste and/or recycling collection day, they will be col lected on the next Wednesday. Join Today! Get Involved!Winter Park Republican Womens GroupLuncheon Meetings held monthly at the Winter Park Racquet Club. Spouses welcome! Call 407-718-9355 for more information. Cremation with remembrance.Introducing the newest Tranquil Oaks Cremation Garden at Baldwin-Fairchild Glen Haven.This exceptional garden area is lled with personal and lasting options for families and individuals choosing cremation. Glen Haven Memorial Park STEIFor a COMPLIMENTARY TOUR OR INFORMATION, call (877) 530-6257 or visit BaldwinFairchildCremations.com. at Baldwin-Fairchild Advance-planning options now available.Oaklawn Park Cemetery Offering the Simplicity Plan Find I LUV Winter Park merchandise and local art at ILUVParkAvenue.com407-539-3977 Calendar Take Your Dog to Work Day Businesses across the country are increasing the canine employment rate on Friday, June 22, with Take Your Dog To Work Day! A recent study released by Virginia Commonwealth University touts the benets of dogs in the workplace, citing reduced perceived stress and increased job satisfaction for employees with their dogs at work. Maitlands Legacies debuts Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) opens a new permanent exhibit, Mait lands Legacies: Creativity and Innovation. The exhibit opens with a reception on Friday, June 22, in the A&Hs Maitland Historical Museum, 221 W. Packwood Ave., from 6-8 p.m. The reception is free to A&H members and $5 for non-members. Research Studio reception Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) hosts an opening reception for its new est exhibit, A Day in the Life of the Research Studio, on Friday, June 22, from 6-8 p.m. at the A&Hs Maitland Art Center Galleries. The reception is free to A&H members and the cost for non-members is $5. The exhibit continues through Sept. 19. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for seniors (55 and older) and for children (4-18 years). A&H members and children (younger than 3) are free. Food trucks at Full Sail The Food Truck Bazaar makes a stop at Full Sail University, 141 University Park Drive, on Sunday, June 24, from 6-9 p.m. Inside air-conditioned seating will be available. Visit TheFoodTruckBazaar.com for the truck list and more information.

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Page 7 Marco. Polo. Marco. Polo. How many times have parents heard those words from children at play in backyard swimming pools in the summer time? Countless times would be the reply from most. But why is cause summer is upon us, and tragedy can strike during such fun activities often times with little or no notice. Here is some helpful information for a safe summer:Water safetyChildhood drowning and neardrowning can happen in a matter of seconds, and typically occurs when a child is left unattended or during a brief lapse of supervi sion. Severe and permanent brain cent of near-drowning victims. Make sure your family is safe around water by ensuring these safety basics: Make sure pools and spas are enclosed on four sides with a fence at least 5 feet in height, with self-closing and latching gates. Drains in pools and spas should have anti-entrapment drain covers. Learn infant and child CPR, and always have a phone near the pool for emergency use. Children should always swim under the supervision of a grownup. Every child 3 years old and older should have swimming les sons. An adult within arms reach should always supervise children A U.S. Coast guard approved lifejacket should be worn for wa ter sports such as tubing, skiing as inner tubes, water wings and for approved lifejackets. It is important for children to learn and practice water safety rules. Here are some helpful wa ter safety rules for children: Children should swim only if a lifeguard or a grown-up gives them permission. Teach children to obey the posted rules. Encourage children to: Check with the lifeguard to Always swim with a buddy. Never jump or dive unless the lifeguard or a grown-up says it is okay to do so. Dont eat candy or chew gum when swimming. Never swim at night. Get out of the water right away if you hear thunder or see light ning. When on a boat, everyone needs a seat and his or her own U.S. Coastguard approved life jacket. The greater the number of pre cautions in place, the greater the chances are of averting disaster. How does one decide whats too little, or whats adequate, or per haps more importantly, is there too much? So what is the answer? Layers of protection. Layering might in clude, but is not limited to: education, supervision, barriers, alarms, teaching skills and emergency re sponse. Education starts with par ents, especially those with pools. It includes safety training around ponds, lakes, the ocean and even environments subject to bathing uses. Supervision is nothing more than commitments by responsible adults to oversee the applica tion of the education previously provided. This includes regular checks to areas in use by children around water, and a dedicated at titude that will never allow these areas to be left unattended for any period of time. Barriers of some kind are now required by many model codes when pools are installed. And while a measure of help and safety, they only apply for new in stallations and do not necessarily apply to, nor are found at, many other areas where water is found. Pool covers and fences of varying kinds are available, and responsible adults and parents can get information on those by check ing with local pool distributors. Remember that statistics indicate toddlers have drowned in as little as 4 inches of water so we cant be too careful. Another safeguard is an alarm that monitors water activity and when turned on, if water has any shouldnt), an alarm sounds noti fying adults of the activity. Skills training are perhaps as Teach children as soon as possible to swim and learn how to apply survival techniques. There are many civic groups and public en cially in the summer months. Finally, emergency response Plan ahead how you will react if tragedy strikes. Get training in such programs. If you have any questions, call they will happily help you. Assistant Fire Chief Bart Wright, Maitland Fire Rescue DepartmentCity Council Agenda of June 25, 2011 Consent AgendaApproval of various meeting minutes Approve Contract Blue Ox Enterprises Purchase of Replacement Gen erator for Water Plant No. 4 Lake Eulalia Water Quality Im provement Project Contract Feasibility Study Grove Street Stormwater ImprovementsDecision Items:cial Police & Fire Pension Trust Fund Board Appointment Resident Members Police & Fire Pension Trust Fund Board Police Boat House Site Loca tion Pre Annexation Agreement Don Reid FordDiscussion National Historic Landmark Maitland Art Center For updates, please check our website at itsmymaitland.com TOMMY BAHAMA FALL 2012 SAMPLE COLLECTION PLUS NEW MERCHANDISE IN SIZES MEDIUM XXLARGE OUR NEW LONGER SHOP HOURS: Monday through Saturday 11AM to 6PM (Closed on Sundays) (between Princeton & Ivanhoe) Winter Park City TalkBY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER Maitland City TalkBY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Summers here again Donate A Boat sponsored by boat angel outreach centers STOP CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN www.boatangel.com2-Night Free Vacation!or Car Today! 800 1 CAR L ANGE City Commission meeting There will be a City Commis Park Ave. Below are a few topics of interest:Mayors Report Rescue Lieutenant Jim Duba of Cities) Advocacy Planner ence of Mayors City in Florida ProclamationConsent Agenda can be found at cityofwinterpark. org > Government > City Com mission > Agenda Packets). Hamilton Place Homeowners Association to install new 8-foot 5-foot fence) across the rear of the properties.Action items requiring discussion Board honor the memory and accom plishments of Dr. Martin Luther Public Hearings nance to vacate a 3-foot electric utility distribution easement lofor the new McDonalds restau rant. al request of Vision Develop ment and Management, LLC, to develop up to a two-story, a new branch bank location as a redevelopment of the property at 957 W. Fairbanks Ave. City Commission Reports full agenda at cityofwinterpark. org and by clicking on Govern ment > City Commission > Packets.Please excuse our digging & temporary disheveled appearanceOur enhancements to City Hall are still in progress. In conjunc tion with the interior renovations of City Hall, we are continuing ate a new and inviting park-like setting for our City Hall property. Coming soon will be a large, invit ing new zoysia public lawn area to welcome all of our City Hall guests. Sprinkled throughout the trees with an emphasis on sea sonal color framing and accenting the beautiful open views across the newly expanded lawns. There beds and clusters of colorful potted accent groupings. We thank you for your continued patience during this City Hall interior and exterior renovation project.Olde Fashioned 4th of July!The city of Winter Park will present their annual Olde Fashioned 4th of July Celebration from July 4, in Central Park located in downtown Winter Park. Wear your red, white and blue, pack a picnic lunch, bring a blanket or beach chair, and gather with family and friends to enjoy this Winter Park tradition. The annual celebration will feature music per formed by the Bach Festival Brass Band and the Bach Festival Choir, horse-drawn wagon rides, free hot dogs and much more! Childrens activities will in clude the annual bicycle parade at 9 a.m. from City Hall to Cen tral Park, and fun games and in Hosmer Morse Museum of Amer ican Art will provide free admis to 4 p.m. Important hurricane resourcesThe city would like to remind you of the following resources available during this hurricane season:Online partments > Fire-Rescue > Emer gency Management govPhone gency Operations Center activation) Emergency Operations Center activation): MessageCenter@ cityofwinterpark.org Emergency notication impending emergencies via your or email. To sign up, visit cityof winterpark.org, click on the OUT REACH button, and follow the sign-up instructions.Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and watch us on Vimeo.

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Page 8 Lifestyles A quiet calm follows Liam Thomas as he glides out onto the ice of RDV Sportsplex on a chilly Thursday morning. The steel lessly over the surface as movebuilding to a spinning, gravityspurning leap into the air. Then he In his head, hes not here any more. He doesnt notice the empty stands surrounding the rink. He doesnt see his mother, Jan, mir roring his infectious smile as she with birds, other skaters. I could be at the Olympics. I use my imagination. To many of his coaches hes training for the Winter Olympics. He doesnt have the mind for it. Creative, mischievous, artistic do something that requires more than three steps, and hell forget step four. Born with a combined symp was eventually diagnosed with more than a dozen physical and mental disorders from stunted growth to autism. He was a train wreck, Jan said. She jokes about their com bined struggles now, because thats been their life. Standing rink side watching her son pursue a dream, shes hoping to be alive to see it. Six months ago she was diagnosed with advanced peritoneal cancer. Doctors told her she had three months to live. A lifetime of struggleLiams life from birth played hospitals and doctors struggling to determine how a boy could become allergic to his own blood Jan started working with phy sicians, trading her time for doctors services. him new treatment, he struggled through it, eventually learning to suppress or live with a myriad of illnesses in search of a normal life. It started with little challenges. An uncoordinated child with se was so small he wore toddler I felt like a failure most of my life, Liam said. Friends could throw a baseball and I couldnt catch it. I couldnt do anything normal. Then he stepped onto the ice. made sense. It was something that clicked for me, he said. Out there, he was an athlete. On the ice, he could be Liam. Hands press a pair of tiny head phones into ears, and everything goes silent. Then Liam presses play and Owl Citys Gold sends him into his own world as he glides into the distance. I feel the ups and downs in the music and put it on ice, Liam said. Thats when he really shines. One day he was skating, dancing, having a good time, then he went for it, leaping into the air to try a triple loop jump. He landed it. But free-spirited Liam doesnt do well with rules, coaches Bryan Once hes out there, hes not skating, hes not competing looks at it as a show. Which is why I think he skates very well. And which is why he terror izes his coaches, Pittman said, jokingly. Coaches cant push Liam, Jan said. He has to want it. So ever gingerly theyve found secrets to getting Liam to skate organized routines. The trophies began piling up, at rinks around the country, as his career has built with his mothers the ice. Five to six days a week hes practicing, sometimes from sunrise to sunset. This year hes eyeing regionals, then sectionals, then nationals. Its all building to that crescendo moment in South Answered prayersJan started having abdominal went to the hospital for tests. They came back to me and said you have three to six months, so start making plans, she said. The blow was all the more dev astating after Liam and Jan had watched two of Liams grandpar ents die within three months. Active members at Storehouse Family Worship Center in Cas selberry, the duo have found fast friends. Little did they know that, combined with friends in the skat ing community, the church would for survival. The entire church fasted for me in January, Jan said. I didnt know I had that many friends. Ive had literally thousands of people all over the country pray ing for me. A friend in the skating community began paying her rent so that the pair wouldnt become homeless. They also found an unlikely friend in Maitland their bank. Bank organized a fundraiser with the Maitland Chamber of Com Liams skating. As soon as I and our regional manager heard about this, we just knew we had to do something, client relations specialist Rachel Helm said. Then they gave Liam a debit card in his stage name started helping pay for competi tions. It makes you feel good to their life, Helm said. Though Jan has beaten her original timeline, she still has a long way to go to beat cancer. Peritoneal cancer is never re ally cured, Jan said. Its always there. She still has more operations ahead of her, more chemotherapy and more uncertainty. But she has something to look forward to. Theyll both struggle in the meantime. Everybody sees the pretty formances. They dont see the and blue and I say, Oh. He looks like how I feel. But they both have a dream to look forward to, starting here head, he said. Hes already won. He just hopes that his mom will see it too. I want her to be there with me, Liam said. Just like she al ways has. I just want to go out there and know shes smiling out there somewhere. To donate to help Liam reach his Olympic dream, search Liams Edge on Facebook or send a check to Seacoast National Bank payable to the Liam Thomas Skate Fund. Fixed and secure payments for life with a payout rate often higher than that Immediate tax deduction Personal satisfaction that your generosity will impact students and faculty well into the future r rfntrtnbbrfn tb n f bbb rfftf ftff f f f bbfr*Tax deduction may vary according to your gift date and amount. Gift annuity rates are subject to change as interest rates vary and whether it is a oneor two-life gift annuity. ISAAC BABCOCK Observer StaffPHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERMaitland resident Liam Thomas poses with Mother Jan Thomas during a practice session at the RDV Sportsplex in Maitland on Thursday morning. Liam wants his mom, who is ghting cancer, to see him make it to the 2018 Winter Olympics for gure skating.Skater takes ight amid chaos

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Page 9 Forget the trip across the ocean to Italy. Francescos Ristorante & Pizzeria opened its doors this month in Maitland and now au thentic Italian cuisine has never been closer. Taste buds will travel to southern Italy where and risotto are plentiful in this elegantly rustic Italianthemed restaurant. Chef and co-owner Francesco Ai ello is Sicilianborn and a graduate of the Istituto Alberghiero culinary school in Palermo, Italy. Orlando and the surrounding communi ties have enjoyed Aiellos southyears in restaurants such as Ter raMia Oven Pizza in Lake Mary and The Sicilian in Orlando. Im looking to bring this idea of real Italian food to this community, Aiello said. And thats done in part, he says, by selecting the freshest ingredients. only if its fresh will I buy it. Aiello is committed to his kitchen. This is where he spends most of his time, commonly grill ing southern pesce fresco del gior side pizza chef Leonardo, who is also from Sicily. The pizzas are baked in a wood-burning oven, which is common in Italy and big cities such as Chicago. However, Francescos wood-burning brick pizza oven is rare to the Orlando restaurant scene. These ovens rise order to bake the pizzas to a thin, crispy and slightly charred crust. Francesco grew up cooking on requested it when designing [the restaurant], said Rachel Green, operating manager of Francescos. who actually knows how to use them. To make these pizzas and other dishes, Aiello uses imported Ital imported a full wine bar, with a majority of the wines coming from Italy and a few from California. This isnt a cookie cutter Ital ian restaurant like other places around here, said Allen Suman, a customer dining at Francescos. Although Suman originally came to the restaurant as a hired con tractor, he has returned several more times as a customer. His fa vorite dish is the crostini di pollo, an appetizer of toasted bread topped with chicken, tomato, gar lic and melted mozzarella with just a hint of pesto sauce. Other menu items consist mostly of traditional Italian dishes such as pasta, lasagna and per sonalized pizzas. Theres also a create-your-own pasta sampler as of pastas and sauces. Dishes vary in price with appetizers starting p.m., features dishes similar to the dinner entrees but are all priced at $8.95. Although Aiello is in charge of most of the cooking, his parents have arrived from Italy to create and temporarily serve the desert menu the same desserts he grew up eating as a child. Aiellos father, Francesco Paolo, is a pro fessional pastry chef who works alongside Aiellos mother. Together they patiently hand-make everything from the icing on the cake gelato to the cannoli shells and cream. Having everything homemade thats what Im trying to else, Aiello said. 558 W. New England Ave, Winter Park, Florida Classic Iron Beds AND Designer Linens 407-982-4319www.ClassicIronBeds.comAll iron & brass beds are made in the USA and guaranteed for 2 generations Anniversary SaleIron Beds & Fine Linens 20% off thru June 250 North Orlando Avenue Winter Park, Florida 32789 407.677.9777 A Premier Flooring Source nCARPETOODTONE TILELAMINATE AREA RUGINDO TREATMENT Featuring Exquisite Products for Residential & Commercial Projects Custom Design and Quality Installationn Francescos Ristorante & Pizzeria is located in Maitland at 400 S. Orlando Ave., Suite 104. Hours are Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. For more information visit francescosrist.comPHOTOS BY JENNIFER PRITCHARD THE OBSERVERFrancescos Ristorante & Pizzeria is located at 400 S. Orlando Ave. in former NYPD Pizza space near Horatio Avenue. Desserts are made in house by the co-owners Sicilian parents.Taste of Sicily in MaitlandNew Francescos Ristorante & Pizzeria features authentic Sicilian pizza, pasta and dessertsJENNIFER PRITCHARD Observer Staff JUNE 23Mead Botanical Garden will be buzzing with dozens of volunteers from Full Sail University and Summit Church on Saturday, June 23. Projects will include landscaping and invasive removal around the community gar den and invasive species removal around the west side of the wetland restoration site. This is the inaugu ral work to establish a walking trail around the wetland. JUNE 27Comedy balloon entertainer Karen Climer will perform Karen Climers Crazy Balloon Show at local librar ies. She will be at the Winter Park Public Library, 460 New England Ave., at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27. Call 407-623-3300 to RSVP. For more in formation, contact Karen Climer at 407-493-3974 or karenclimer.comJULY 3Come celebrate the city of Altamonte Springs 17th annual Independence Day for Red Hot & Boom The event will be from 4-11 p.m. at Cranes Roost Park on Tuesday, July 3. The event features live entertainment brought to you by XL106.7 Radio, childrens activities, vendor booths, food, drink and a 25-minute reworks display. Fireworks will begin at about 9:30 p.m.JULY 4Come to the 21st annual Hunter Vision July 4th Watermelon 5k Run/Walk at Mead Garden, 1300 S. Denning Drive, at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Funds raised from the event will support the Track Shack Foundation. In addition to the run, there will be a watermelon-eating competition at 8:30 a.m. For more information, visit trackshack.com The city of Winter Park will present their annual Olde Fashioned 4th of July Celebration at Central Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Win ter Park on Wednesday, July 4. The celebration will feature live patriotic music, horse-drawn wagon rides and more. Childrens activities will include the annual bicycle parade at 9 a.m. from City Hall to Central Park. Call 407-599-3463 for more information. The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art will present their Independence Day Open House on July 4. The museum, which is home to the worlds most comprehensive collection of work by American artist Louis Comfort Tiffany, will provide free admission to its galleries from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit morsemuseum.org ONGOINGAt 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 activities. At 4 p.m. each Thursday, it hosts Reading Buddies for kindergarten through fth grade. Call 407-647-7700. There is still time to register for Winter Park Day Nurserys Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) program that will begin on Aug. 20. Its free to all children who will be age 4 before Sept. 1. VPK sessions will run a half day from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. Call 407-647-0505 or visit winterparkdaynursery.org Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H)s free admission for Maitland residents has been extended through Sept. 30. Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com

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Page 10 As the hours of the workday up. Cars constantly stream into the parking lot carrying couples com ing for a jog, families for a bike ride, and kids for sports practice. Depending on the day, a hand ful to more than a dozen of those people are walking the parks paved path, eyes set on some thing else. They come with ex ercise mats, hand weights and water bottles in tow, to a folding table Lee Wilson sets up next to a logoed sign that matches her shirt, emblazed Camp Gladiator. As Wilson works on scrolling todays list of workouts on her new dryerase board, etags so new attendees can get acquainted, and the regulars can catch up. Soon small talk is over and the station of mats, cones and weights is set and workout radio playlist gets turned up, and the group is kicking boot camp. Alright guys, you know the drill warm up run to the tree and back, Wilson calls to her campers, then calling for a drill of high knees, frog jumps and butt kicks, ending with a set of a water break and launching into the real workout. Its a similar warm up to the one these campers have become accustomed to since Camp Gladiator brought its boot camp classes to Baldwin Park in mid-February, and one with variations being done by hundreds of others who nys classes across the country. Were working here to create Wilson said.Talk of the town the Baldwin Park CG community. She found the organization online and signed up for the camps coming since. I like how the workouts are makes me feel afterwards, she said. And it gives me something to look forward to at the end of my workday. She said its been a great way to make new friends, or also in her case, bring old friends together. Anzevino has made regular and co-worker Rachel, from Re Park. From friend referral recruits to those who stumble upon CG through social media and the Web, Wilson says her workouts grew in three months to average of them having heard of the pro gram through word of mouth. and regular CG camper, Blaire Harter, said she came to Camp Gladiator for the fresh air and intensity of the workout, and has stuck around for more than just of friends shes built through the camp. Being here with friends, it keeps you accountable. Youre that youll have to hear about it later, she said with a laugh.Bride warsAs the workout heats up and partners alternate between lunges and sprints, thats when being family comes in most handy, An zevino said. Especially, she said, when your fellow campers are working to goal, but with the same inspira tion: looking great on your wed ding day. Weve got, I think, three brides-to-be now, Wilson said. We joke that theyre going to have to give credit like they do for who designed the dress or catered the food to us, saying body by CG. Encouragement throughout the workout is peppered with Do it for the dress! comments back and forth to keep the girls going. You get way more encourage ment coming here than you do at a gym, Anzevino said. Head CG Orlando trainer Wilson said providing not only a variation in workouts every week, but a mix of individualized encouragement, along with group motivation, keeps Camp Gladiator campers engaged and coming back. Were more intense than a regular boot camp class, but that arent welcome. We can cater the workout to anyone, she said. mer Cirque du Soleil performer and lifelong gymnast, and her assistant Paul Tardieu, a per sonal trainer, said they can each get their butts kicked by the CG workout just as much as someone who hasnt set foot in a gym in years. Its all about what you put into it, Tardieu said. And no matter what were doing, were always working through it as a team. Wilson cant promise that by the end of a camp session youll come out as an actual gladiator, but she will guarantee youll be glad you came. Winter Park 407.629.9900 Kissimmee 407.935.1192Orlando 407.282.3344Schedule An Appointment At Any Of Our 3 LocationsTake the First Step to Better Health and Wellness!Joseph L. Torres, M.D. Team Physician Orlando Predators Amy T. Nguyen, P.A.-C. Board Certified Physician Assistant Karol Fortich, M.D. Internal Medicine Maribel Aviles, M.D. Board Certified Family PracticeMelodie Mope, M.D. Family PracticeWe are pleased to announce that Dr. Melodie Mope as joined Florida Sports and Family Health Center. Dr. Mope specializes in family practice and womens health. Caring for Athletes & Their Families PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERInstructor Paul Tardieu, top left, works with Gladiator participant Jessie Anzevino, top right. Blaire Harter, above, does crunches at a recent Camp Gladiator workout in Baldwin Park. classes to Blue Jacket Park in Baldwin ParkSARAH WILSON Observer Staff Camp Gladiator hosts boot camp classes at Blue Jacket Park on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:15 a.m. to 7:15 p.m., and Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. To learn more about the camp, and how Gladiator instructors can help keep you in shape this summer, visit campgladiatororlando.comCamp Gladiator was founded by the winner of season two of NBCs tness competition show American Gladiator, Ally Davidson. She used the money she won on the show in 2009 to start CG boot camp classes in Austin and Dallas, Texas. Classes are now offered in seven states across the country. GoingGLADIATOR

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Page 11 Although we can grow our gardens year-round here in Cen tral Florida, a few of us would happily tag summer with the the crops that form the basis of our North American cuisine do not thrive, let alone survive, through the weather conditions of the next several months. Dont get me wrong, I love the food we harvest during the summer season: okra, Malabar spinach, eggplant, cherry tomatoes, yard-long beans and almost any pepper variety other that bell. But for many of the crops we know and love, it is time to buck the trend of the rest of our continen tal cousins and take a summer vacation from gardening. If you plan to forgo agricul tural endeavors as it gets hot and humid, you will need to circumvent the inevitable weed invasion. Open garden space left unattended will be overwhelmed by invasive or seed-spreading weeds, which can become a permanent scourge. Recovery from jungle-like conditions in time for autumn planting is never pleasant. Cover the entire garden with multiple layers of mulching materials, starting with card board. Generously spread thick piles of mulch that will smother existing weeds and choke sprouting seeds. Lawn trimmings, tree leaves, palm fronds and any other locally convenient mulching materials will control unwanted plant growth and be well on their way to becoming compost for this autumns soil improvement chores. Other covers include carpet remnants, black or clear UV resistant plastic sheeting, and weed block fabric. Even with the expected rain, a few days above 95 degrees can wither crops in the ground or specimens in containers. Create a zone for plants with similar irrigation needs and hook up a hose-connected timer and sprinkler. This simple automation will at least keep plants alive, limiting our time commitment to critical care triage. Hose timers have both automatic-scheduled functions and a manual timer. I use the manual mode, running a sprinkler zone for a selected duration when the lack of rain be comes an issue. In August, when we start greenhouse seedlings for transplants, an automated irrigation system is necessary to even consider a three-day weekend. Dont forsake your collection of seeds during the summer. Ive seen seed storage on a garage shelf near the door, open to direct sun and wind-driven rain. At a minimum, keep your packets organized in a sealed plastic box in temperature-moderated living space. With everything at arms length, bask in the air condition ing while casually perusing the seed catalogs for next seasons planting and enjoy your summer vacation.Tom Carey is the owner of Sundew Gar dens, a you-pick gardening business in Oviedo. 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Page 12 Stomach cramps? Gas? Tired? It may be many things. Milk allergy or lactoseintolerance is a common culprit. But it also could be a problem digesting gluten, a type of protein found in breads, pastas and most cereals. If your body cannot absorb gluten, aged when you eat these foods. Gluten is the proteinbuilding material that makes bread dough stretchy and strong. Wheat, rye and barley products contain gluten. It also makes some people sick. The spectrum of your bodys inability to deal with gluten spans celiac disease, gluten-intolerance and gluten-sensitivity. These are not the same as wheat allergies. If you are allergic to wheat, eliminating gluten, one type of wheat protein, wont be enough. Celiac disease, an inherited immune reaction to gluten, is the extreme of gluten-intolerance, typically with stronger symptoms. Glutenintolerance or sensitivity may be mild and develop slowly. Symptoms vary widely, making diagnosis challenging. On aver age, a person has symptoms for four years before the problem is diagnosed. Symptoms can include weight loss or gain, bloating, gas, diarrhea or constipation, fatty exhaustion as well as irritability. But these can be common symptoms of many other problems. And irritability? All too common How do you know if you are glutensensitive? Screening blood tests and an intestinal biopsy can show if you have inherited celiac disease, but they do not test for gluten-sensitivity or intolerance. eating would help you is to try it for a few weeks. If it works and your symptoms resolve, you may have found a solution. If you start eating gluten and your symptoms return, you have more evidence of how You need to try it for a few weeks and it. If it does not work, decide if you really tried gluten free, or if you just did less gluten. If you really eliminated gluten but what is causing your problem. At least you may have eliminated one possible cause. You can create your own gluten-free diet by eliminating products made with wheat, rye, barley and malt. Sticking to fruit, vegetables and lean proteins such as But there is also a wide range of gluten-free products. Publix, Whole Foods and ChamA few local spots advertise gluten-free pizza. UrbanSpoon.com lists local res taurants that identify gluten-free options on the menu. Our area also sports some gluten-free nutrition counselors to help you too. But as always, be wary of practitioners recommending products they sell to you. The Central Florida Chapter of the Cea gluten-free diet. And bookstores have an array of gluten-free cookbooks. Maitland resident Nancy Rudner Lugo is a nurse practitioner and president of Health Action, offering workplace health consulting and nurse coaching. Visit www.healthaction.bizAre you feeling stressed out? With lifes busy pace, we face more stress today whether its a major life event, juggling hectic schedules or work pressures. Stress is all around us. Stress is your bodys way of responding to any kind of demand, pressure or tension. Although for most of us, stress may be inevitable, it is how we deal with stress that makes all the difference. On Wednesday, June 13, Work Well Winter Park and Winter Park Memorial Hospital, a Florida Hospital, hosted Bre-elle Ishtar, from the Crosby YMCA, and Pat Conklin, with Laughter Yoga Orlando, to participate in the Health Education Series and discuss stress management. Ishatar, ACE certied Group Fitness instructor, said, Within our nervous system, we have a stress regulatory system that perceives and reacts to stress and a restorative system that repairs damaged cells and rejuvenates our bodies. As long as the two stay in balance, were good. If they fall into an imbalanced state with stress outweighing the restorative part, damage can occur on a cellular level. Here are a few tips to maintain the restorative part of the equation:en Nutrition Make sure you are eating well. You can be doing everything correctly to manage your stress, but without adequate nutrients for cellular repair, the body cant repair itself. Visit www.Healthy100.org for healthy recipe ideas from Florida Hospital.en Movement Our bodies were made to move. Holding static positions isnt natural. Taking a break to stretch and engage in a few range-of-motion exercises will help keep things owing. Visit www. ymcacentralorida.com to nd a group exercise class to keep you moving!en Stay positive Our thoughts affect our health and outlook on life. Take time daily to recap the things that are going well in your life. This will go a long way toward keeping those unexpected speed bumps in perspective. The program was then turned over to Laughter Yoga Orlandos PositiveLY Pat Conklin, for an interactive laugh and learn on the stress-busting benets of laughter. Conklin introduced the group to Laughter Yoga, described as a fun, physical technique for reaping the health and wellness benets of laughter without depending on the mental process of humor. Amidst peals of laughter, Conklin reminded the group that stress is the bodys automatic response to the things life throws your way (stress response) not the things themselves (stressors) and how you can use laughter to respond to everyday stressors in a healthier manner. To keep stress at bay, Conklin suggests these good reasons to laugh for no reason!en Laughter does a body good. Chronic exposure to the stress hormones cortisol and epinephrine can decrease well-being, lower productivity and increase risk of serious illness. Loma Linda University researchers Drs. Lee Berk and Stanley Tan found that laughter reduces the levels of these hormones, while increasing the production and activation of cells and substances needed to ght disease and illness.en Say Ahhhhh! Laughter makes you feel good! Drs. Berk and Tan found that laughter increases the level of endorphins, which stimulate the bodys pleasure centers to increase your sense of well-being.en Let it go! Laughter provides a physical release of tension by exercising the facial, thoracic and abdominal muscles and leaving them in a more relaxed state afterward. Laughter can also release emotional tension. So the next time youre feeling stressed out, remember to take a moment to breathe, be positive and laugh. Lifes too short to stress about it. For additional tips from Florida Hospital to support a healthy mind, body and spirit, visit www.Healthy100.org healthy 125 the City of Winter Park 1887 2012thA NNIVERSARY Visit us at www.workwellwinterpark.org, call (407) 644-8281 or connect with us on social media. The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce Walks the TalkAs part of the Work Well Winter Park initiative, the Chamber has implemented practical policies which have inspired and created a culture of wellness within our workplace. No More Sodas By eliminating sodas, we will save over $750 annually. Could your company use an extra $750? Healthy Meetings Choose whole grain breads, fresh fruit and veggies and transform a boring meeting into an anticipated event. Sweet-Free Zone Cant pass up those donuts in the break room? Eliminate the temptation and make the healthy choice the easy choice. Promote Walking Join us each Friday morning as we take a stroll down Park Avenue. The road to health in the workplace starts with a single step.Share your companys healthy habits with us and help us make Winter Park the healthiest place to work. Simple Tips to Manage Stress Dr. Nancy Rudner LugoHealth ActionIs gluten-free for you?

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Page 13 at Winter Park Towers Your room is waiting for you if you need Pain and Symptom Management Hospital Follow-up Complex Treatments, or Crisis Care Referrals 866-742-6655#5019096 www.cornerstonehospice.org www.SeriousIllness.org/cornerstoneMedicare, Medicaid, most commercial insurances accepted For more information contact Silvia Haas at shaas@gooca.org or 407-808-7837 www.gooca.org After School Camps Saturday events Therapy Adult Vocational training Special Olympics OCA exists to provide Opportunity, build Community, maximize Ability for individuals with Autism and other disabilities. OCA offers extracurricular recreational activities for school-age children in the following programs: I dont watch reality TV shows. However, I recently came across a USA Today posting on my iPhone about an episode of The Bachelor was described as baggage by one of her suitors, as in the little girl is always there. Mom Emily was rightly upset and sent the guy packing. me, dont know what it is, but something special no doubt). Emily is delighted her date gives her daughter Louis Vuitton status. But the sad fact is the little girl is still baggage being carried about by her mom from London to Dubrovnik, Croatia, while a bunch of hot guys pursue her mother. I know this is reality TV, which is really unreality. However, it points to a deeper underlying attitude toward children that has been developing in our culture for some time: with reluctance, depending upon the circum stances. Give me a chance to unpack that angry emails. protective of their kids and love them deeply, but kids as a problem still persists. Why our public schools? Their education is a bur den that must be borne rather than a delight to invest in. The other place I see children often treated as baggage is in family court. Already broken hearts are broken even further as each parent asserts his or her right to have access to their kids. Oftentimes living and visitation arrangements are made that totally fail to account for the feelings or well-being of the child involved. Instead of asking together, How are we going to raise these children position themselves in their childrens lives. Granted these are situations of families under stress when nobody is at their best. That is why it is so important for the surrounding culture to be sending messages out that value children. Those messages can help lift people out of their pain into noble behavior. The Bible says that children are a gift from God: Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a dirty diaper of the day or you are enduring the door-slamming of pre-adolescence, but ask any parent who has lost a child to death and they will tell you just how precious a gift that child is. I dont think most adults set out to treat children like baggage. Its just that life gets in the way, and its more convenient to put a handle on them and lug them to where we want them to go rather than stop and realize how precious a gift they really are precious enough to change what were doing to make sure they get what they really need. Even when theyre viewed as a Louis Vuitton bag, theyre still baggage. Rev. Jim Govatos is senior pastor at Aloma United Methodist Church located in Winter Park. A former atheist, Jim is passionate about helping people understand and experience a living faith in Jesus Christ. Please share your thoughts by emailing jimg@ alomazone.orgPHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERU.S. Rep. John Mica, top, samples a Jersey Mikes sandwich at the June 8 Tastefully Goldenrod at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Above, Megan and Paul Sladek show off their Mardi Gras accessories.Hows the baggage?JIM GOVATOS Guest Writer Jim Govatos New Orleans styling

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Page 14 Opinions I was realizing so many here LUV them, too. Ive had dogs all my life, more members of the family than pets. In honor of National Take Your Dog To Work Day on breeds dogs that show up regularly to add joy and warmth to lo cal workplaces. Wonderful co-workers, customer service masters and natural hams these pups put the work in working breed. Heres what the dogs owners and some of the dogs themselves had to say about their furry employees:Working like a dogClyde Moore I LUV Winter Park Clyde Moore operates local sites ILUVWinterPark.com, ILUVParkAve.com and LUVMyRate.com, and aims to help local businesses promote themselves for free and help save them money, having some fun along the way. Email him at iluvwinterpark@earthlink.net or write to ILuv Winter Park on Facebook or Twitter.Name: Nikki (Prague) Works at: The Paper Shop Breed: Shih Tzu Age: 3 (shes my toddler) Most LUVed toy: marrowbone Best customer service trait: Greets everyone by rolling over, exposing belly. Customers LUV that: Nikki tolerates children. Naughtiest moment: Jumping on wedding books in the middle of an order Favorite accomplice: Her BFF, Ellie Most LUVed food: Espresso cheese Obsessions: Nikkis obsessed with Baby Kitty, the cat residing at Antiques on the Avenue she wont leave him alone must visit twice a day. She brought him a catnip toy, yet he wont give her a second look. Most LUVed pastimes: Barking at the squirrels and lizards, romping through golf course sand traps Hates that: Shop is closed Sundays home is boring. Other interesting traits: LUVs going to the beach shes a good traveler, listener. NikkiName: King Works at: Shooz Breed: Golden retriever Age: 8 months Most LUVed toy: Rubber chicken Best customer service trait: Endless supply of affection Customers LUV that: He LUVs to play. Naughtiest moment: Stealing customers socks! Favorite Accomplice: Jazz the Papillon Most LUVed Food: Liver treats Obsessions: Ripping up paper Most LUVed pastimes: Playing with anyone willing Hates that: At 60 pounds he can no longer crawl into customers laps. Other Interesting Traits: LUVs watching The Dog Whisperer King Dog Name: Lizzie (Miss Elizabeth of Winter Park) Works At: Maureen Hall Stationery & Invitations Breed: English Springer Spaniel, tri-color Age: 7 1/2 Most LUVed toy: Tennis balls Best customer service trait: Wags tail, rolls over for tummy rub when being LUVed by a customer. Customers LUV that: She is LUVable. Naughtiest moment: Barking at customers Favorite accomplice: Moose Most LUVed food: Peanuts Obsessions: Playing tennis Most LUVed pastimes: Swimming Hates: Loud noises like reworks, thunder Other interesting traits: LUVs people and LUVs to play Lizzie Name: Jesse Works At: GAP Architectural Products on Corrine Drive Breed: Lhasa-Poo Most LUVed toy: Any tug-of-war, especially with rubber ball, playing with Bella, whos three-times her size! Customers LUV that: Jesse will dance for treat. Clients LUV when she rolls on her back for tummy rub. Naughtiest moment: Digging holes in the yard when no one is looking. Favorite accomplice: Bella, her 70-pound Boxer sister. Most LUVed food: Any treat, especially another dogs. Obsessions: Gobbling food morsels from kitchen oor. Other Interesting Traits: Hates being groomed or bathed, and is fearful of thunder. During storms, climbs to Moms chair to feel safe. LUVs ofce staff so much that as cars pull in she starts whining to greet them! Jesse Dogs Name: Vinny Works at: Sultre on Park Avenue Breed: English bulldog Age: 9 Most LUVed toy: Stuffed animals. Cuddles with them, LUVs them. Try to take one he will ght you for it. Best customer service trait: Will keep you company in the tting room, provide fashion advice. Customers LUV that: He has a laid back personality. People get a good laugh from him sleeping in the window (sun bathing) or chilling in the store. Naughtiest moment: (Embarrassing, sorry Vinny) He lets off stink bombs. He gets embarrassed, leaves us defending ourselves, but its hilarious. Most LUVed food: All food. He would eat anything. Obsessions: He LUVs his momma, follows her like a duck. Most LUVed pastime: Sleeping. Eating. Hates that: He has to go outside on a leash. Vinny Dog name: London Works at: 1618 Something Different Ivanhoe Village Breed: Chihuahua/dachshund/Yorkie Age: 11 months Most LUVed toy: plastic bottle Best customer service trait: greets them at door Customers LUV that: London follows them while shopping Naughtiest moment: eating sale tags off furniture Favorite accomplice: stolen dog from Noras Most LUVed food: hot dogs Obsessions: other dogs toys Most LUVed pastimes: chasing anything that moves Hates that: Any dogs come near his stuff Other interesting traits: LUVs to travel by car and plane London Dog name: Quintin Xavior Vanost, Quinn Works at: Manages the Blue Door Denim Shoppe Breed: Best looking mutt in town Age: 6 Most LUVed Toy: Mini tennis balls Best customer service trait: Cuteness, followed by a loud barking welcome, if awake. Customers LUV that: He thinks hes a pit bull, but really an 8-pound ball of uff Naughtiest moment: First night in his new home, grabbing a chicken wing out of his Moms hand when she wasnt paying attention Favorite accomplice: Doesnt need an accomplice Most LUVed food: Chick-l-A nuggets Obsessions: mini tennis balls Most LUVed pastimes: swimming, trips to park, sunning on stores back porch Hates that: Hes called cute, wants to be seen as the ferocious monster he thinks he is Other interesting traits: Part sh, would swim every day. Everyone thinks he is a designer hybrid, but actually a great mutt! When people at bank or Chickl-A give him a treat, he smells it, then spits it out: Spoiled! Quintin Dog Name: Ozzie Works At: The Nuvo Company Breed: Standard poodle Age: 2 Most LUVed toy: Jack I LUV to jump on his back and bite his neck! Best customer service trait: Watching people out the window on back legs like a person. Customers LUV that: I hang out with Mom and Dad all day. Naughtiest moment: Getting into everyones trash cans every day Favorite accomplice: Jack Most LUVed food: Anything doesnt even have to be food! Obsessions: Spinning when excited, especially when the UPS guy comes with a treat. Most LUVed pastimes: Walking with Mom and Dad, but hate when my brother tries to get away and hide Other interesting traits: I LUV to wear bows on my ears and have my toenails painted. Ozzie Name: Jack Works at: The Nuvo Company Breed: Standard poodle Age: 4 Most LUVed toy: anything with a squeaker because I can talk! Best customer service trait: barking to say someone is at door. Customers LUV that: I can just hang with Mom and Dad. Naughtiest moment: picking in the trash for leftover lunch. Favorite accomplice: Ozzie Most LUVed food: by far steak! Obsessions: scratching I have aller gies. My most LUVed pastimes: morning walks with Mom and Dad. Hates that: I have a sister because I liked being an only child. Other interesting trait: I LUV to eat my Moms chocolate when shes not looking. Jack Name: Jack Works at: Pookies Pet Nutrition & Bow Wow Bakery Age: 7 Most LUVed Toy: tug-of-war toys Best customer service trait: Vocal recommendations Customers LUV that: He is so crazy about playing tug-of-war Naughtiest moment: Barking in peoples faces Favorite accomplice: Harlee Obsessions: Dog butts Most LUVed pastimes: Telling Melissa stories while sitting on her lap. Hates that: Chuck takes his toys Other interesting traits: Jack was left at a shelter with a broken leg without treatment so he doesnt have full use of one back leg. Jack Dog name: Chuck Works at: Pookies Pet Nutrition Age: 5 Most LUVed toy: Any squeaky toy Best customer service trait: Friendly personality Customers LUV that: Im so easy-going. Naughtiest moment: Fighting with Jack Favorite accomplice: Sara Obsessions: Chewing Most LUVed pastimes: Chewing my deer antler. Hates that: Thunderstorms and reworks make me nervous. Other interesting traits: I was a rescue dog and had terrible skin problems. My pet parents xed it with a healthy diet. Chuck Dog name: Sara Works at: Pookies Pet Nutrition Age: 7 Most LUVed toy: No toys human atten tion only! Best customer service trait: I LUV everyone. Customers LUV that: I am so sweet. Naughtiest moment: Jumping up on people I am told. Favorite accomplice: Chuck Obsessions: Human attention Most LUVed pastimes: Sleeping in my crate, on the deck. Hates that: Everyone does not pay atten tion to me constantly. Other interesting traits: I am a potcake dog from the Bahamas. I was found with seven puppies. I have some side scars, but havent told anyone what happened probably better that way Sara Dog name: Harlee Works at: Pookies Pet Nutrition & Bow Wow Bakery Age: 8 Most LUVed toy: Any toy the big dogs dont take. Best customer service trait: I am so cute. Customers LUV that: I am so cute. Naughtiest moment: Barking at every thing Favorite accomplice: Jack Obsessions: Licking empty food bowls, bossing around Chuck Most LUVed pastimes: Sitting in Melissas lap Hates that: No one believes I am in charge of everything and everyone. Harlee Have an opinion? Send your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Jenny Andreasson at jandreasson@turnstilemediagroup.com

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Page 15 Chris Jepson PerspectivesLouis Roney Play On!Millions of cats and dogs wander from home every year. It is estimated their way back. Pooter, a boxer mix, and were posted on WinterParkLostPets.com, were two of the lucky ones. They both found the way home because they were microchipped. Pets become lost every day despite the best intentions of responsible pet owners. A gate can blow open during a storm. A leash can snap. An indoor cat can slip out side unnoticed. An excited terrier can dig a tunnel faster than Steve McQueen in The Great Escape. Shelley Heistand, the sponsor of WinterParkLostPets.com, says, Tags and far more often than pet owners realize. One of the best safeguards a pet owner can take to ensure their pet can always be A microchip is about the size of an uncooked grain of rice and is inserted under the pets skin between the shoulder blades. Any local veterinarian can provide this service. VCA Howell Branch Animal Hospital in Winter Park provides a microchip discount with a coupon on the WinterParkLostPets.com website. Once inserted the chip is not possible to feel by hand. A wand-like scanner must be waved over the pet to locate and read the chip. When pets are brought to animal shelters they are immediately scanned. If your pet is microchipped, and information is current, a happy reunion is assured. your local vet to have it scanned for a or after business hours, take the pet to one of three locations operated by Veterinary Emergency Clinics of Central Florida. If the pet is chipped, the emergency clinic will contact the owners and hold the pet for pickup without charge. Microchipping assures that no matter how long your pet has gone missing, theres hope of recovery. People who do not think to have the pet checked for a chip can take in wandering pets and months can pass before the pet is eventually taken to a vet and the chip is discovered. Cats struck with wanderlust are known to adopt families for a period of time and then move on. The microchip always moves with the pet. Should a dispute arise over who owns an answer that holds up in court. Tushaar Desai, a local attorney who has just launched BaldwinParkLostPets.com, a free public service for Baldwin Park, says, It is hard to think of your beloved pet as property, but the only way to secure your legal ownership to your pet is to somehow tag or mark it. The best solution to date is a microchip. When you move or change phone numbers, it is important to update the contact information accessed via the microchip. Some pets have not found their way home out of date and the owners could not be located. If the pet is not microchipped there are WinterParkLostPets.com, BaldwinParkLostPets.com and WaterfordLakesLostPets. pet or your personal pet is missing in those communities. Pets, of course, cant speak for them selves. Microchips give them a clear voice that says, Heres my owners name. Heres where I live.Judy Charuhas is the co-founder of WinterParkLostPets.com, a free website for posting lost and found pets in the city of Winter Park. The site has reunited 337 pets since its inception. Contact her at judy@winterparklostpets.com ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERLaura Hansen sits in her Winter Park home with her cat, Gary, who was found three months after disappearing thanks to WinterParkLostPets.comMicrochips can ensure your pets safetyJUDY CHARUHAS Guest Writer Ah, fatherhood. Granted this is from a male perspective but if I were to aswomen. Ive taught history for years and one of my favorite prompts particularly for my male students is, Why have men historically treated women so poorly, held them in such low regard? Where did such treated women with any semblance of equality. Interestingly, ancient Egypt women. Ironically or tragically, as the case might be, Egypt today is not nearly so enlightened as their ancestors were, oh, fared well by religion. Pick any religion. our male ancestors were such chauvin ists. Why? Why treat women as inferior, to women the same rights and privileges as those extended to men? Any number and protection. Regardless, once civilizasexism was institutionalized for sure. Imagine our world today if, for the same opportunities as men, had been con sulted and experienced comparable lead ership and educational opportunities? I a modern day example: when you look at much of the Muslim world today, the way women are considered is how women were treated for much of history. When ever I see a demonstration for change in Islamland, I seldom, if ever, see women. as men, as civilizations. But as immature, repressive and fear ful as many Middle Eastern men appear when it comes to the female sex, we have do we not a ways to go here in I recently had a repairman in my home. He commented on some additions in my backyard, and I quoted him a dollar estimate on costs. He said, Oh, I could get into that, if only I could get my child support cut. Ive heard this quite a number of times in my life. Havent you? If only, if only I could get my child support cut. Its a com but do not live with their children. Not three minutes later I hear from the children and one has Down syndrome. And this father wants to cut his child support. I jokingly asked if hed been cut? He laughed. Haha! No as if I didnt already know was his answer. been the case) is the bet a woman makes with herself that if she breeds with this man, will he be there for the long haul Is it any wonder birth rates are declining? If history has taught Western women anything, it is, Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. Bil lions of women for thousands of years have paid the price. The real shame? That men have acted so. Abominably.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.USShame on you Glances at a fading pastIn my errant hitchhiking days in the Unemployment was rampant, but our national debt was not yet as alarming as it is today. CCC workers cleaned our forests, roads and parks where travelers could picnic on redwood tables and benches. Now our president gets the idea that he can copy Roosevelt by attacking todays Today we have staggering national debt. Putting the unemployed on the national payroll to lower the number only makes things appear as though we have stumbled upon a solution. A government job is not the job we need for those out-of-work. It is at best only a trick to produce a cos but not an honest master of economics.Taxation without representationThough not Catholic, I can understand thoroughly the Catholic position that Catholic funds should not pay for abor tions, and that Catholic hospitals not be required to furnish abortions on demand. The principal of taxation without rep resentation is not antithetical to such a fundamental concept. Understand your risk head injuries become evermore evident. Football is a game I played, and is a game I love, but I remember receiving a blow to my head in a night game once that knocked me out for several minutes. That kind of blow is, of course, a concus sion and too many of these can endanger a persons brain and whole lifetime. Helmets have been greatly improved and rules have been made to protect the play ers heads as much as possible. But the very nature of football is violent contact, and carries with it the threat of serious injury. Either play it, or dont play it its your own risky choice.Invading Shell Island members of our Scout Troop would canoe with our leader, Fleet Peeples, down the Wekiwa River and camp out overnight on Shell Island. This was Florida jungle as wild and untamed as it was when Ponce poisonous snakes and the devilish insects abounded, and we human beings were invaders taking a big risk just for the hell of it! That none of us was ever badly injured was a miracle of sorts, a miracle that kept us coming back to tempt fate. to 3 mph stream to Wekiwa Springs was a laborious task. We were boys then. We were crazy. What else is new?Babe Ruth of golfIf you are not a basketball fan, and I am not, the Super Bowl is the end of big sports until baseball gets well under way. My b.w. and I have learned to enjoy watching golf, and I marvel at the camera work done to bring a big golf course right into our home. I also remember when I was a little kid visiting my grandmother in Atlanta, and Bobby Jones lived not far from us. As an amateur, Bobby won everything there was in sight, both amateur and professional, and he never turned pro. He was the Babe Ruth of golf and has never been eclipsed.A thoughtAre we Americans ever more out of sorts then when our TVs and other toys are out of whack?About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) Imagine our world today if, for the past 10,000 years, all women had had the same opportunities as men, had been consulted and experienced comparable leadership and educational opportunities? Now our president gets the idea that he can copy Roosevelt by attacking todays unemployment with 1930s methods.

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Extras include custom cabinetry, unique 2 sided aquar ium and plantation shutters throughout! Hosted by: Catherine DAmico from 1-4 PM9629 Camberley Circle, Orlando FL 328365 BR | 4 BA | 3,665 SF | $637,000 Spacious and remodeled home in sought after Brentwood/Dr.Phillips neighbor hood! Kitchen and family room have been completely remodeled in 2009 complete with gas fireplace, wine fridge, and builtins galore! Home boasts a mother-in-law suite downstairs and professionally landscaped back yard! Hosted by: Jenni Sloan from 2-5 PM824 Chichester Street, Orlando FL 328032 BR | 1 BA | 1,079 SF | $249,000 Charming bungalow with great curb ap peal! Gorgeous hardwood and travertine floors, plantation shutters and crown moldings throughout. Orwin Manor is a fantastic neighborhoodclose to Winter Park, Orlando and Baldwin Park! Hosted by: Debbie Olson from 2-5 PM5668 Bear Stone Run, Oviedo FL 327655 BR | 4 BA | 3,251 SF | $380,000 This pristine home offers a lovely upstairs master suite and three additional bedrooms upstairs PLUS an upstairs retreat featuring an additional family/game room, bedroom, and full bath! Formal liv ing room has been converted to a fabu lous office/den/library. Heated, screened pool with hot tub, fountains and large lanai is a bonus! Hosted by: Jim Keellings from 2-5 PM1119 S. Pennsylvania Avenue, Winter Park FL 327894 BR | 3 BA | 2,321 SF | $389,000 A must see inside! A spacious home of fering 2 master suites, 1 bedroom and full bath downstairs, hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings and a cozy, wood burn ing, family room fireplace! Turn key unit features fenced back yard, utility room and 1 car garage. Hosted by: Rhonda Chesmore from 2-5 PM920 Pace Avenue, Maitland FL 327514 BR | 4 BA | 2,793 SF | $429,700 Beautiful traditional home in soughtafter Trotters Drive neighborhood. Qual ity construction with two master suites, open kitchen/family room and extra pass through to large bonus room! Salt water pool, new central air and heat, and newer roof! Hosted by: Patrick Higgins from 2-5 PM 1411 Nottingham Street Orlando, FL 32803 sold by Gwyn Clark 858 Linton Avenue Orlando, FL 32809 sold by Jim & Melody Mitchell 1044 S. Kentucky Avenue Winter Park, FL 32789 sold by Gwyn Clark 1650 Lakehurst Avenue Winter Park, FL 32789 sold by Patrick Higgins & Kelly L. 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Page 28 Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar TUES-SAT 10:30-5:30/SUN 1:00 -4:00 Based on the current debt situation in the United States, many preand post-retirees have become concerned about their Social Security benet. Receiving that continuous in come stream is the foundation of a retirement income plan. To make sure that you maximize your Social Security benet, it is important to know the an swers to these questions. r fntbb ff fr n rf n n CALL US TODAY FOR A COPY OF Your Guide to Social Security Bob@aSafeHarbor.com | ASafeHarbor.com(407) 644-6646 Learn more visit www.ss.vip2site.com *A Safe Harbor LLC is in no way afliated with the Social Security Administration. CALL US TODAY FOR A COPY OF Your Guide to Social Security Bob@aSafeHarbor.com | ASafeHarbor.com(407) 644-6646 Learn more visit www.ss.vip2site.com When faced with stormy nancial waters, seek... Now through July 8 Pitmen Painters at Mad Cow The Pitmen Painters, a new play by the Tony Award-winning author of Billy Elliot, is based on a triumphant true story about a group of miners in Northern England who take an art appreci ation class and soon paint a body of work that makes them the unlikeliest of art world sensations. Both thought provoking and hilarious, this salute to the power of artistic expression is a moving and timely look at art, class and politics. In Lee Halls new play, the so-called Ashington Group becomes the toast of London, attracting patrons, gallery shows and a collector who may end the whole thing based on money. S. Magnolia Ave. in downtown visit madcowtheatre.comJune 21 to July 21 SUDS: The Rocking 60s Musical Soap Opera Musical Soap Opera is set in a nue whose job becomes decided when she is visited by her wacky guardian angels, Marge and Dee Dee. Comedy intervenes as Mr. Postman, a washer repairman, and Mr. Mystery Date show up along with classic songs like Please Mr. Postman, You Cant Hurry Love, Respect, Our Day Will Come, Secret Agent Man, I Will Follow ven into the story. Directed and choreographed by Roy Alan, this musical comedy features Heather Alexander and Laura Hodos as the angels, Joanna Yeakel as Cin dy, and Christopher Alan Norton This amazing cast promises a and dancing fun. The Winter Orange Ave. in Winter Park. Call playhouse.orgJune 22 (opening reception) to Sept. 19 A&H explores the Maitland Art Center The brilliant and timely new exhibit at Art & History Museums Maitland is called A Day in the Life of the Research Studio, and it takes viewers back in time to explore the center A&Hs Maitland Art Center, the Studio was founded by Smith in Mayan Revival architecture, and is one of the only remaining examples of fantasy architecture still standing in the Southeastern live and create within its walls in artists participated in this artistic experiment, including Milton Avery, Doris Lee and Ralston Crawford. Using artworks and color photography, the exhibit makes that classic period come alive with treasures around every cor ner. From the painted door that invites you into this wonderful exhibit to the rain-god fountain in creativity that marks the real his tory of the Maitland Art Center. Highly recommended. The openor visit ArtandHistory.orgJune 23 to Sept. 9 The Tsars CabinetThe Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona opens a sum mer exhibit, The Tsars Cabinet: Two Hundred Years of Russian Decorative Arts under the Romanovs, illustrating the imperial June 25 Summer ConcertsThe Orlando Philharmonics charming and popular Sounds of Summer concert series contin ues with a program featuring the woodwinds at 7 p.m. on Mon Center in Loch Haven Park. Now season, the Orlando Philharmonic presents these relaxed chamber music concerts throughout the summer with an emphasis on easy listening with introductions to each piece by the players. Its a win-win concert with orchestra players performing the music they choose, and letting us into the music with their personal stories as to why they made these choices. Highly recommended. June 27 Balloon twister extraordinaire perform her show at two local libraries including the West Oaks at 7 p.m. The shows are free and Balloon Show is a 45-minute stage show including storytelling, magic, comedy and the biggest balloon sculptures ever. For the the largest, most amazing balloon youve ever seen.Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and ne art curator. He is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. Garrick can be reached at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407-522-3906. This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater Exclusively in Orlando MOONRISE KINGDOM Fri, Mon, Wed, Thurs 3:45, 6:30, 9:15 Sat & Sun 1:00, 3:45, 6:30, 9:15 Tues 3:45, 6:30 Wednesday Night Pitcher Show Bad Movie Night BATMAN & ROBIN 8:00 or Sunset On the Lawn at Eden Bar FREE Midnight Movies BATTLE ROYALE Fri & Sat MID Two Shows Only! Cult Classics STARSHIP TROOPERS Tues 9:30 Only $5