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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: 08-23-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Winter Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Maitland (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Orange County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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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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The last time Winter Park built a city hall, Americas sense of style verged on psych oddity and cigarettes were as popular as the Beatles. A stroll through the Aug. 16, 1964, issue of the Orlando Sentinels Florida Magazine bade readers welcome to Winter Parks city hall of the future, just about the time America was dreaming of going to the moon. The colors were all perfectly coordinat oranges, yellows and reds, right down to the matching ashtrays on the stained hardwood desks. Walls glowed awash in mixedAnd a new state-of-the-art air-conditioner saved employees from the swampy summer swelter. On Aug. 27, all that will have been re placed, though most of it already was. That day the city will welcome visitors to the new vision of Winter Park City Hall, fast-forward ed nearly half a century from the colorful days that gave birth to Pink Floyd and pony cars. After $2.2 million in upgrades with the help of a $687,000 federal grant the Welcome to the new City Hall, Communications Director Clarissa Howard said, opening the doors for a preview a few days a spacious entryway. Gone is the frenzied hustle of a handful of busy clerks and cash registers greeting visitors a few feet inside the door. Its all replaced by an open hall and an unusual curved desk with Administrative Assistant Juanita Grant ready to greet visitors on the other side. Deeper inside, the kaleidoscopic color scheme of yesteryear is also gone, replaced by modern desks and high-tech touchscreen projector equipment for conference rooms. But there are still a few old-school touches. Faux wood paneling still adorns almost every door. Nostalgic residents stopping by a City Its a Friday afternoon on a hot summer day at the Roth Jewish Community Center of Greater Or lando in Maitland. Camp children are jumping, splashing and swim ming in the Centers newly resur faced swimming pool while parents sit nearby on new pool chairs, watching their children from the shaded comfort of recently added canopies. This new pool area is part of a $400,000 renovation project under way at the Maitland JCC this sum mer, designed to improve the aes -Has anyone noticed the increased clutter in our city? At least the political signs go away. Page 14Letters to the editor LifestylesEatonville resident Chris Curry said 12 1/2 years in prison made him the standout person he is today.Page 11 SportsIts nearly college football kickoff time for teams at the University of Central Florida and Rollins College.Page 8 CalendarThe Sixth Annual Dog Days of Summer Wine and Beer Tasting is Friday, Aug. 24, at The Doggie Door.Page 10USPS 00-6186 Publisher statement on page 2. 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 Apply Today! www..com Call for more information*Visit website for eligibility and detailsAWARDING 12 MONTHS OF MORTGAGE OR LEASE PAYMENTS!* Apply Today! www..com Call for more information*Visit website for eligibility and detailsAWARDING 12 MONTHS OF MORTGAGE OR LEASE PAYMENTS!* JCC wraps up $400K renovation A grand re-opening celebration for Winter Park City Hall will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27. Join city ofcials for the festivities, which will include a special ceremony at 1:45 p.m., live music and refreshments. City Hall is located at 401 S. Park Ave. in downtown Winter Park. Visit cityofwinterpark.org or call 407-599-3399. To donate money for the renovation project, visit orlandojcc.org/RRPJENNIFER PRITCHARD Observer StaffWinter Park to unveil modernized City HallISAAC BABCOCK Observer StaffPHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERWinter Park City Manager Randy Knight points out new video screens on the City Commission dais that help commis sioners stay connected and more efciently run meetings, part of a $2.2 million renovation project for Winter Park City Hall. Please see JCC on page 4 Please see HALL on page 4 A toast to the Village PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERMpact Marketing owner Nicole Rego, left, and Winter Park Village General Manager Neisha Vitello say cheers to the rst Toast! Winter Park Village Wine and Spirits Walk held on Aug. 16, with retailers, restaurants and local beverage makers joining in.

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There are no proposed changes for Orlando or Eatonville. Increases have been proposed by Maitland, 1.1 percent; and Winter Park, .04 percent. More information is available at ocpa.orgYour chance to join the AAUWAmerican Association of University Wom en (AAUW) will hold its annual Member ship Tea on Sunday, Sept. 9, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 225 S. Interlachen Ave. at New England Avenue, Winter Park. You are invited to join women from various professions to learn of our numerous interest groups, community service and scholarships. American Association of University Wom en is a nationwide network of more than 100,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches and 500 college/university in stitutional partners. For 130 years, AAUW members have studied and taken posi tions on fundamental issues of the day educational, social, economic and po litical. AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. Founded in 1928, the Orlando/Winter Park Branch currently includes members from Dario J. Moore artistic director at The Center for Contemporary Dance, has been invited to attend the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, internationally rec ognized as one of the eminent artist resi dency programs. During the residency, Moore will be granted uninterrupted cre ative time and studio space to develop choreography, generate new ideas and collaborate with artists from other elds. To learn more, visit djerassi.org In 2011 Publix Super Markets and its customers throughout Central Florida raised nearly $98,000 to benet Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida through the Food for All dona tion program. The program appeared in all Central Florida stores from November through December 2011. Customers contributed $1, $3 or $5 while paying for their groceries. The Winter Park Day Nursery, a notfor-prot preschool and early childhood education program located in Winter Park, has become a state demonstration site for the implementation of Positive Behavior Support (PBS). Five programs were selected to participate in a grant provided by the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council to the University of South Florida. The PBS model provides early educators with the knowledge and tools needed to promote the social emotional competence of all children, prevent the development of behavior challenges, and behavior problems get effective intervention. Foley & Lardner LLP changed leader ship within the rms multi-disciplinary industry teams. Orlando partner Michael A. Okaty has been appointed to serve as vice-chair of the Industry Teams, while Orlando attorney William C. Guthrie has been named co-chair of Foleys Hospital ity, Resort & Golf Industry Team. Attorney Richard S. Dellinger of Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. has been certied as a Federal Court Mediator with the Middle District of Florida. The RLF-designed MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando ranked No. 13 on Soliant Health Cares annual list of top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the United States. Over 170,000 votes were cast to nd the rankings. Cursor Realty Commercials Winter Park ofce has signed ve new tenants. Nuviva and iFixYouri are both opening lo cations in Altamonte Springs, CD Mellons will open as a sports bar in Sanford, Belle Isle Bayou is a Cajun-inspired restaurant in Belle Isle, and Estorino Coffee Com pany is a wholesale coffee distributor in Orlando. School meals get healthier In the 2012-2013 school year, Orange County Public Schools will implement changes in school nutrition from the United States De partment of Agricultures new National Standard in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs. The new standards make the same kinds of practical changes that many parents are already encouraging at home. They are substantially increasing of ferings of whole-grain rich foods, limiting calories based on the age of children being served to ensure proper portion size, and increas ing the focus on reducing the amounts of saturated fat, trans-fats and sodium. All foods offered to students during the school day must meet nutrient standards. All students will be required to take a fruit or vegetable serving at lunch. OCPS has taken the new national requirements even further, requiring all grains such as pasta, breads, and pizza crust be 51 percent whole grains; all beverages other than water are limited to a 12 ounce serving size; all a la carte sales will meet the nutrition standards; and every student will be able to choose a fruit and vegetable from a variety of fresh options. In addition to these changes, each school will have a salad bar where students will assemble their own fresh salads, which is part of the Fresh to Schools initiative and the Offer vs. Serve system. None of these changes will require an increase in price. Mica visits New Hope Dynamic guests attended New Hope for Kids Get Acquainted Lunch on Friday, Aug. 10. Congressman John Mica and Maitland Vice Mayor Phil Bonus toured the Center for Grieving Children. Congressman Mica met Wishes for Kids recipient Jenny Ruben and family. Dario J. Moore Please see COMMUNITY on page 8

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Page 4 thetics of its 40-year-old facility. The Roth JCC Renovation Project started with the resurfac ing of one of its three preschool playgrounds, said David Wayne, project committee member and executive director of the JCC. Once we did this, it sparked our interest to continue renovat ing and improving our facilities, he said. Then, our board of directors, along with input from some community leaders and JCC donors, came up with the concept for the project. Its be the funds to complete it. The renovation includes the resurfacing of the courtyard playground with synthetic grass, an update to the swimming pool area, installing new dividers in the Harriett & Hymen Lake Cul tural auditorium, updating the Richard S. Adler Early Childhood Learning Center entrance, and resurfacing both outdoor basketball and tennis courts. All of it should be completed by Sept. 1. So far the reactions have been very positive, said Daniel Coult I get comments all the time about how great everything bers have seen it as a greatly improved membership value. Currently the Roth JCC serves 20,000 people annually, but theres been a slight increase in participation since the renova tions began. Ultimately the goal is to attract new members from the commu nity and provide the existing 900 members with an aesthetically upgraded facility. These improvements were desperately needed, said Rona Weiss, a member of the Roth JCC for more than 12 years. The pool area looks fresh and has already become a more popular place for families to hangout. To fund the project, the Roth JCC received a $250,000 low-in terest loan from the Jewish Capi tal Alliance of Central Florida, cially support new capital and programming needs in the Jew ish community. To date, the Roth JCC renovation campaign has raised $218,000 in donations. 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Maitland Ave., the JCC also offers camps and a variety of yearround programs that include sports, tness, aquatics and art classes for both youth and adult ages. Also apart of the Roth JCC is the Richard S. Adler Early Childhood Learning Center, an award-winning preschool open to anyone in the community. Visit orlandojcc.orgJCC | Officials hope the renovation will attract new membersHALL | New A/C could save $40K a year CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGECommission meeting will notice the upstairs foyer, with towering granite and laminate walls, still looks transplanted from the set of AMCs Mad Men. And those looking for the full Public Works Director Troy Att away said. During the transition, the building never lost its cool, though the original air-conditioning system that looked like a relic of the steam age has been replaced. We were having to manufac ture parts for it, City Manager Randy Knight said of the original Trane air-conditioning system that still operated inside the building 50 years later. They didnt make the replacement parts anymore. Now its a high-tech system of ice water and automatic damper doors in the ceilings regulating massive cooling units hidden in bedroom-sized closets on the sec That system was also most of the impetus for the renovation of the building, which had reached its stylistic peak before some of remained functional thanks to continuing upgrades. Early on, the citys police de partment operated out of the Lshaped buildings west wing, jail included. Now that part of the building, that at one point jumped from one story to two to accom modate more employees, brims And as technology leapt for ward through electronic typewrit ers, word processors, touch tone phones, fax machines and the Internet, City Hall kept up, even as it burst at the seams and watched electric use soar. That air-conditioning system, ing and a few other tweaks, will help combine to save the city $30,000-40,000 in electric bills per year, Knight said. That includes a system that turns on lights when it detects someone entering a room. If you fall asleep at your desk, joked. Employees will have to keep ing for the buildings replacement down the line. The renovation is intended to carry it on another 10 completely new building. Knight said. And funding remains up in the air. Unless we start socking away some serious cash, well need a voter referendum to pay for it, he said. Thats something he hopes the city wont have to do. Back in 1964, they didnt, as the headline in Florida Magazine read: The building was paid for before it was started. And it stood the test of time. They built it right, Knight said.

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Sunday, September 9, 2012 5:00 to 6:30 pm (World Record Attempt at 5:30 pm) West Meadow on Park Avenue, Winter ParkFree Pink Out T-Shirt for all record-attempting attendees!Fun family activities: bounce house, amingo decorating contest and more!Food available for purchase at Park Avenue Pink Out restaurantsOfcial Pink Out Flamingos available for purchaseGroups and organizations encouraged to participateThis is a FREE event, but you must register. Register online at www.PinkOutWinterPark.com, or call (407) 200-2900.Get a Leg Up on Breast CancerPink Out Winter Park Kick-off EventDo the Flamingo! Set a Guinness World Record.Lets kick off Pink Out Winter Park 2012 by setting a Guinness World Record. We need at least 1,300 people to set the record for the most people in a single location standing on one leg like a amingo for two minutes. PINKOUTWINTER PARKBeneting the Winter Park Memorial Hospital Mammography Scholarship Fund.

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Page 7 Find I LUV Winter Park merchandise and local art at ILUVParkAvenue.com407-539-3977 Natural Relief of Allergies, Asthma, Bronchitis, Sinusitis SALT THERA PY MASS AGE ACUPUN CTU RE S KIN CARE407. 965.3065 www.S altRoomO rlando.com1804 N Mills Ave. Orlando, FL 32803 Winter Park City TalkBY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER City Hall grand re-opening!The city will be celebrating the grand re-opening of City Hall Monday, Aug. 27, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Residents and visitors the festivities, which will include a special ceremony at 1:45 p.m., live music and refreshments. City Hall is located at 401 S. Park Ave. in downtown Winter Park. The renovation of City Hall has been a long, yet extremely productive process. The renovated City Hall reconstructed to create a more welcoming experience for the many visitors who do business in our city. We thank you for your patience and endurance during the entire process. Please make plans to celebrate with us. We hope to see you there.CRA meeting There will be a CRA meeting Monday, Aug. 27, at 2 p.m., in City Hall Commission Chambers located at 401 S. Park Ave. The City Commission meeting will follow.City Commission meeting There will be a City Commis sion meeting Monday, Aug. 27, at 3:30 p.m. in City Hall Commis sion Chambers located at 401 S. Park Ave. Below are a few topics of interest:Mayors Report tality Group Business Recognition Award lege Changemaker Campus Day lege Day o Keep Winter Park Beautiful and Sustainability Board o Code Enfor cement Board (alternate) o Tree Preservation Board (move regular member to alter nate)Consent Agenda Aug. 13. (a complete listing can be found at cityofwinterpark.org > Whats New > City Commission Agen da). subordination agreements with FDOT for the Interstate 4 corridor project. the City Debt Management Policy as discussed at the Aug. 13 meeting.Action Items Requiring Discussion colet Ave. to provide stormwater treatment to Lake Killarney Aug. 13 meeting) discussion Inc. to construct the Fleet Peeples Park Restroom Project and provide directive for fundingPublic Hearings LLC: o First reading of the Ordi nance Amending Chapter 58 Land Development Code, Ar ticle I, Comprehensive Plan in the Future Land Use Element so as to add a new policy increasing the residential density for and limited to the property at 444 W. New England Ave., in order to as residential units. o First reading of the Ordi nance: Amending Chapter 58, Land Development Code, Ar Commercial (C-2) District so as to increase the residential density for and limited to the property at 444 W. New England Ave. in con formance with the Comprehensive Plan. taurant: o First reading of the Ordi nance Amending Chapter 58 Land Development Code Ar ing Regulations to expand the Hannibal Square Parking Exclu sion District to include the restaurant property at 433 W. New England Ave. in order to permit a 59-seat expansion to that restau rant. tist Church: o Conditional use approval to construct and operate a childrens day care facility on the church property at 274 N. Capen Ave nance regarding annexation of 656 Overspin Drive nance regarding annexation of o Conditional Use appr oval to extend their approval for one ad Ave Park: o First reading of the Ordi nance Amending Chapter 58 Land Development Code Ar Regulations Division 6, Tree Preservation and Protection so as to amend tree removal compensa tion requirements, amend use of the Tree Replacement Fund, provide exemption from requiring a tree removal permit, and establish enforcement procedure for re moving hazardous trees City Commission Reports sions full agenda at cityofwin terpark.org and by clicking on Government > City Commission > Packets.Art in Chambers exhibition featuring Rose Thome CasterlineThe city of Winter Park Public Art Advisory Board is proud to announce the newest Art in Chambers exhibition featuring paintings by Rose Thome Cast erline. Paintings that contrast the intuitive, comfortable play of a young child as opposed to goaloriented organized play inspire this body of work. The exhibition will open on Monday, Aug. 27, for public viewing from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, in Commission Chambers and Room 200 at Winter Park City Hall located at 401 S. Park Ave. The exhibit will be on display through October. There will be an artist reception Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. About her exhibition Ms. Cast erline writes: I explore varied modes of graphic language in these works, combining language and representation, symbol and form. Gym nastics shorthand, football play diagrams and word maps serve as the structural foundation for hieroglyphs mapping movement, pattern, play and strategy. Other layers of traditional perceptual structural space. Applying this systematic drawing strategy, I hone in on the objective, with fo cus on the relationships between gesture, context and content. This working method requires quick and swift mark-making decisions while maintaining the initial im and painting process. Rose Thome Casterline, Cleveland native and Central Florida resident, has exhibited her draw ings, prints and paintings for the past 20 years. As an adjunct professor, she has been teaching and painting art at Rollins Col fall 2000. A multiple recipient of the United Arts Individual Artist Grant, her work has been featured in New American Paintings. Most recently she has been actively participating in Creative Capital enrichment workshops. Multiple private and public art collec tions house her drawings and paintings, with nearly 50 works commissioned or purchased by Savannah College of Art and De sign. Her work is represented by Soren Christensen Gallery in New Orleans and J Costello Gallery, Hilton Head, S.C. Art in Chambers, a project of the Winter Park Public Art Advisory Board, showcases works by local artists or works bor rowed from local museums. Art in Chambers enlivens Winter Parks public rooms and exposes residents and visitors to art, highlights the importance the city places on art and culture, pro vides city support to local artists and studios, and creates opportu nities to educate the populace on the value of art and its place in a meaningful life. For more information regard ing Art in Chambers and additional city of Winter Park events, site at cityofwinterpark.org or call 407-599-3498.Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and watch us on Vimeo. Small business expo PHOTO BY CLYDE MOORE THE OBSERVERShirley, left, of John & Shirleys Catering, greets attendees at the Orlando Small Busi ness Entrepreneurs market at the Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center on Saturday, Aug. 18.

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Page 8 with the University of Central Florida and Rollins both gearing up for seasons they say are promising. But for UCF, a lingering cloud may hang over them all season, and its not their 5-7 record from last year. For a team that opened the 2011 season with a 62-0 touch down party against Charleston Southern, that record was already a disappointment. But then recruitment violations shocked the school in the postseason and turned into a bowl and postseason suspension for the Knights football team. An appeal to the NCAA to remove the bowl ban could help the Knights this sea son, depending on when the NCAAs re view of the case comes to fruition. If the NCAA doesnt review the appeal by the end of the season, the Knights could be playing in a bowl game this season, assum ing they better last years losing record. If anything could have helped the Knights, its one extra touchdown per game. Thats how much or less that they lost six of their games by last season. I thought there were six games that one play away in each direction could have changed the game, Head Coach George That could depend largely on consisten that, the Knights may have a cure: After full-time quarterback. After strong showings last season and a big spring game, Oviedo High School grad Blake Bortles is readying for a second sea son with the Knights as the man at the helm. Though hes only a sophomore, UCFs head play caller already distinguished himself as lead some of the Knights more memorable late-game scoring drives. He threw for 958 yards and six touchdowns while averaging a nearly 70 percent completion rate in his freshman season. But in switching to Bortles full time, the Knights will gain the arm and lose the legs of their sometimes unstable twoquarterback dynamic from 2011, with the pass-heavy attack of Bortles and the optionshake up defenses, though Bortles began to ciding to work on skills as a wide receiver. Thats a new role for Godfrey, who oper ated largely as a pass-capable running back while under center. Only in a few oddball plays last season did he ever have the op portunity to show his receiving ability. But he already knew the position, he said. Coach told me to learn all of the posi Godfrey told UCF News and Information in early August. Playing quarterback, I knew where everyone was going on every play, and basically I knew every position. With key players returning on de caught some notice from national polls. They grabbed four votes in the AP Top 25, enough to put them in the list of notable also-rans just beyond the 25th slot. Theyre one of only two Conference USA teams to make the cut, with Houston getting a single vote. Knights fans may already have an idea of whether the polls were right by the time Knights start the season with two road games, Aug. 30 at Akron then Sept. 8 at Ohio State before returning home to host FIU at 4 p.m. Sept. 15. Rollins ramps up to full seasonAfter resurrecting the team on the grid iron after more than half a century in dor lead his team with a bigger roster and a lon ger schedule ahead of them. The Tars only played two games last sea al and winning 30-14 over Clemson. This year theyll face a six-game season starting at Kennesaw State on Sept. 29. all of Central Florida and four continents. Members enjoy monthly breakfast meetings featuring local speakers. Interest groups include Booklovers (seven groups), Classic/Foreign Films, Foreign Affairs, Gardening, Museums and Galleries. For more information, visit aauworlwp.org or contact Membership Vice President Bar bara Buchele at babuchele@gmail.com or 407-369-4826.Hispanic infant mortality rate increases in OrangeOrange Countys infant mortality rate con tinues to drop in recent years, and while several initiatives have made an impact, more needs to be done to save babies lives. Since 2008, the infant mortality rate has fallen by more than 15 percent in Orange County. The biggest improve ment has occurred in the black population, which has the largest disparity. The Orange County black infant mortality rate has dropped 29 percent since 2008 and 25 percent since 1990. However, in the Hispanic community the rate has in creased nearly 15 percent since 2008. Learn more at orchd.comVolunteer trainingNonprot Cornerstone Hospice will be conducting a two-day volunteer train ing toward the required certication to become a Hospice Volunteer for anyone who may be able to assist in community and special events, veteran recognition projects, visiting patients, sewing proj ects, simply keeping a patient company, helping at the ofce and much more. The next Volunteer Training will be held at the Cornerstone Hospice ofces in Orlando, on South Orange Avenue just north of Sandlake Road, on Friday, Sept. 21, and Friday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Please pre-register by calling 407-206-227.Nominate a caregiver to win a cruiseThe Home Instead Senior Care network is sponsoring the cruise for one lucky caregiving hero and guest. Submit your nomination and vote by Sept. 15 at cruise. caregiverstress.com. The ve-night, sixday Caregiver Cruise is scheduled for Feb. 25 to March 2 on the Royal Caribbeans Liberty of the Seas. In addition to the cruise, the winning recipient and guest will receive 40 hours of free care from a Home Instead Senior Care professional for their senior loved one while they are away. Visit homeinstead.com Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.comCOMMUNITY | CONTINUED FROM PAGE 2 01 Remington 870 Express 20ga ($450) 02 Remington 870 Sportsman 12ga ($500) 03 Remington 597 22LR ($250) 04 Ruger Hawkeye .243 Win ($859) 05 Mossberg 4x4 270 Win ($500) 06 Mossberg 500 12ga ($460) 07 Mossberg 500 Bantam 20ga ($460) 08 Mossberg 500 12ga ($400) 09 Mossberg 930 12ga ($570) 10 Mossberg ATR 270 Win ($470) 11 Marlin 336 3030 ($500) 12 H&R Sportster 22LR ($210) 13 H&R Slug Hunter 12ga ($350) 14 Thompson Center Venture 3006 ($560) 15 Thompson Center Omega 50 cal ($400) 16 Remington 700 3006 ($800) 17 CZ 455 American 22LR ($430) 18 Savage II Trophy Hunter 308 Win ($675) 19 Savage 64R 22LR ($225) 20 Savage Axis 308 Win ($425) 21 Savage MKII 22LR ($370) 22 Savage 93 17 HMR ($320) 23 Tikka T3 308 Win ($700) 24 Henry Lever 22LR ($335) 25 Ruger 77/22 22LR ($829) 26 Ruger M77 3006 ($800) 27 Ruger 10/22 22 LR ($270) 28 Remington 700 3006 ($800) 29 Savage MKII 22LR ($490) 30 Thompson Center Venture 270 Win ($520) 31 Mossberg 500 12ga ($450) 32 Mossberg 702 22LR ($220) 33 Mossberg ATR 243 Win ($400) 34 Weatherby Vanguard 7mm-08 ($600) 35 Ruger HM77R 300 Win Mag ($850) 36 Ruger SR22R 22LR ($630) 37 Tikka T3 Hunter 300 Win Mag ($730) 38 Beretta AL391 Urika 12ga ($1,100) 39 Henry Goldenboy 22LR ($500) 40 Henry 22Mag ($540) UCF Knights, Rollins ready for kickoffISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff

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ORLANDO -Eleanor Anderson, matriarch of a huge family of Scandinavian heritage, recently observed her 102nd birthday surrounded by her care teams from Cornerstone Hospice and Westminster Towers in downtown Orlando. Originally from Norway, Eleanors grandparents had come to America in 1879, arriving in Ellis Island. Oscar F. Anderson (Eleanors husband-to be) was born in 1907 in the southern Sweden almost on the border with Norway and closer to Oslo than to Stockholm. At the tender age of four, Oscar arrived with his mother and older brother Carl at Ellis Island in 1911 and soon joined his father John who had emigrated earlier and was already working at the iron ore and coal docks at the Lake Superior port of Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin. Growing up in Superior, Oscar became nearby lakes and rivers as well as hunting in the woodlands of northern Wisconsin. During the 1930s young Oscar was transferred to Fargo, North Dakota. One of Oscars favorite biblical passages was Ecclesiastes 3:1 For everything there is a season and time for every matter under heaven. His season was fall and the place was the Dakota prairie. For there, the skies often were darkened with migratory migrating patterns from the Canadian prairie southward while pheasants were hiding in the tall grass, harvested wheat and corn things in life gave Oscar greater satisfaction pheasant with a wing shot, that is a bird away. A skilled and successful hunter who ate all that he shot, Oscar hunted from the mid 1930s through the fall of 1993 at which time the implantation of a pacemaker and failing eyesight required that he lay down his shotgun. Thereafter, he changed his ways, taking time to feed the ducks, something the birds all seemed to approve. Another of Oscars great interests which he shared in later years with his wife throughout the year here in Orlando, where his love of orchids kept him busy moving plants in and out of the house at the slightest forecast of frost. During appropriate weather, his backyard was a mass of blooms which he eagerly shared. It was in Fargo that Oscar met a young lady of Norwegian descent, Eleanor B. Fiskum, born July 24, 1910 in Twin Valley, Minnesota. Young Eleanor had grown up in Minnesota and North Dakota and graduated from Fargo Central High School. After a brief courtship, Oscar and Eleanor married on May 31, 1935 in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, a marriage that would last sixtysix years. North Dakota is a relatively large, sparsely populated state, characterized by harsh, brutally cold, windy winters and unsettling summers, but it was here that Oscar and Eleanor found love and in the ensuing years carefully planned their family by spacing year intervals while naming them all with names beginning with J, John, Jim, Judy and Jerry. During the 1940s and 1950s Armour (Oscars employer) transferred him to Aberdeen, South Dakota and back to Fargo on two occasions. At the time of his retirement in 1969, Oscar was manager of the Armour meat distribution packing plant in West Fargo. In 1973, Oscar and Eleanor moved to Orlando, becoming permanent central Florida residents. Oscar and Eleanor took an active interest in Baptist churches in Fargo, Aberdeen, plus continued that interest here in Orlando at Park Lake Presbyterian. It is a privilege for Cornerstone Hospice to have our expert staff care for a patient of Eleanor Andersons advanced age, and to partner with Westminster Towers in the care of someone who has lived such a familyoriented life, indicated Cindi HarrisPanning RN and executive director of the The great new joys in the autumn of Oscar and Eleanors life were the marriages of their four children and arrival of their grandchildren. There are nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. At the time of Oscars passing in April, 2001, the Anderson clan gathered at Park Lake Presbyterian Church in Orlando coming from Nova Scotia, Canada, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Maryland, Washington DC and Arizona. Just like Oscar, Eleanor is proud of all and always interested in what they were up to and how they were making their way through life. Both Oscar and Eleanor enjoyed family gatherings and always seemed to be most happy at these events, such as when the entire family gathered on May 12, 2011 for the North Dakota State University Alumni Award Banquet where Eleanors son Dr. John F. Anderson was the recipient of the Henry L. Bolley Academic Achievement Award. All of Eleanors four children attended North Dakota State University. Now observing her 102nd birthday, Eleanor received care by her Cornerstone Hospice team at Westminster Towers, Gary Lehman, MD; Ancheda Fronda RN; Michelle Rose, licensed practicing nurse; nursing assistant Amanda Dawkins and Westminster Towers staff Ruthie Low, licensed practicing nurse; Laura Mullen, activities director and Luis Lopez, activities assistant, all participants in the recent party in observance of Eleanors 102nd.Since 1984, Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative organization, has provided compassionate care and services to central Florida residents counties or visit www.cornerstonehospice.org as well as www.SeriousIllness.org/Cornerstone Scandinavian heritage matriarch under Cornerstone Hospice care observes her 102nd birthday at Westminster Towers! by Manny P. Hernandez LEFT: In observance of Eleanor Andersons 102nd birthday, she is surrounded by her Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care as well as Westminster Towers care teams in Orlando. From le to right: Luis Lopez, activities assistant at Westminster Towers; Eleanors nurse Ancheda Fronda RN; Amanda Dawkins, certied nursing assistant, Cornerstone Hospice; the birthday gal herself Eleanor Anderson; Dee Gomez, certied nursing assistant, Cornerstone Hospice; Ruthie Low, licensed practicing nurse and unit manager at Westchester Towers; and Laura Mullen, activities director at Westminster Towers in Orlando. RIGHT: 102nd birthday gal Eleanor Anderson (seated), enjoys a recent cruise aboard Monarch of the Seas out of Port Canaveral accompanied by son-in-law Jay Fernandes (bottom le); granddaughter Linda Fernandez both of Branford, Connecticut. Standing from le: Judy Prince (daughter) from Riverdale, Bronx, New York; Marilynn J. Anderson (daughter in law) and Dr. John F. Anderson (son) both of Branford, Connecticut. e Anderson clan gathered around the matriarch of the family on May 2011 in Fargo, ND, for the North Dakota State University Alumni Award banquet where Eleanors son Dr. John F. Anderson was the recipient of the Henry L. Bolley Academic Achievement Award. All of Eleanors four children attended North Dakota State University. Front row (le to right): Kristin L. Anderson (granddaughter), Arlington, Massachusetts; Marilynn J. Anderson (daughter-in-law), Branford, Connecticut; Dr. John F. Anderson (son), Branford, Connecticut; matriarch Eleanor Anderson, Orlando, Florida; Judy Prince (daughter), Riverdale, Bronx, New York; James D. Anderson (son), Silver Springs, Maryland; Deanna Anderson (daughter-in-law), Silver Springs, Maryland. Back row le to right: John F. Anderson (grandson), New Haven, Connecticut; Linda Fernandes, (granddaughter), Branford, Connecticut; Jay Fernandes, Branford, Connecticut; Craig Prince (son-in-law), Riverdale, Bronx, New York; Jerome T. Anderson (son), Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Page 10 LAST CHANCE FOR THE GOOD LIFE!rffnf tffbff bbfbffbf fffb fbfffbf ftbfbrfShea Homes at Victoria Gardens is selling out with less than 20 home sites left! TrilogyLife.com/FL | 877.292.4511Discover the ultimate 55+ community: fb ff ffff f tfrbt f bftbfbbfffffffffffbffffb tbffbffffffbrfbbbnftfrfnftfrf frfnftfbfrfffffbffffrf ffbbfbfbffbbbfrfbfffffffrbnffrf bffbffff Tour Our Resort Community and Get a $25 American Express Gift Card If You Bring This Ad In. In charming DeLand, off I-4 exit 116 VG_MaitlandObserver_072612.indd 1 7/24/12 6:54 AM Calendar AUG. 24The Sixth Annual Dog Days of Summer Wine and Beer Tasting is 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at The Doggie Door/Un leashed. Its $25 in advance and $40 the day of the event. For more information, call 407-644-2969 or stop by the stores at 329 N. Park Ave.AUG. 25Celebrate the kickoff of Central Floridas cul tural season with the 8th Annual Red Chair Affair on Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre. The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park will hold auditions for the Jason Robert Brown musical the Musical from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, and from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26. The theatre is located at 419A W. Fairbanks Ave.AUG. 26Music at the Casa will have a free open house from noon to 3 p.m. on Sundays, fea turing live performances and tours of the his toric Casa Feliz, 656 N. Park Ave. Upcoming performances are Shannon Caine/Beautiful Music on Aug. 26. For more information visit CasaFeliz.us or call 407-628-8200, ext. 3. The 2013 Orlando Ski Club Ski Trip Pre view and Trip Sales Kick-Off event will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 26, at Dubsdread Golf Club. Attendees will learn more about the roster of ski trip destinations, special rates and the registration process per trip. Dubsdread is located at 549 W. Par St. in Orlando. Learn more at orlandoskiclub.comAUG. 27A grand re-opening celebration for Winter Park City Hall will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27. Residents and visitors are invited to join city ofcials for the festivi ties, which will include a special ceremony at 1:45 p.m., live music and refreshments. City Hall is located at 401 S. Park Ave. in down town Winter Park. Visit cityofwinterpark.org or call 407-599-3399.AUG. 28The Art & History Museums Maitlands (A&H) continues the popular Artists Critique & Conversation series at 6 p.m. Tues day, Aug. 28, in the A&Hs Germaine Marvel Building, 210 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland. The program is free. Joining Josh Garrick as guest panelists on Aug. 28 are Robin Maria Pedrero and Terry Hummel. Visit ArtandHistory.orgAUG. 29Mi Tomatina, a Winter Park restaurant, asks that guests bring in non-perishable canned good items on Wednesday, Aug. 29, to do nate to the Community Food & Outreach Center. Those who donate will receive a complimentary glass of sangria. 50+FYI Expo, which rotates throughout Central Florida, is coming to west Orange County from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 29 at St. Pauls Presbyterian Church in Gotha. The event is free and in addition to having infor mation, there will be a Food Truck Bazaar, magician, master balloon artist and music by Jacqueline Jones. Natalie Cordone returns to the popular Win ter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series with her new cabaret, Sentimental Jour ney, with Chris Leavy at the piano, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29. Tickets are $20. The Winter Park Playhouse is located at 711 Orange Ave., Suite C. Visit winterparkplay house.orgAUG. 30The grand opening of the new Maitland City Hall is from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30. Visit itsmymaitland.com for more details. Join JFS Orlando for an interactive evening focusing on hopes and passions from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at Cocina 214, 151 E. Welbourne Ave. Individual tickets are $30. Visit jfsorlando.org or call 407-6447593, ext. 227.AUG. 31The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents the Joe Landry play Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play from Aug. 31-Sept. 17. Show times are 8 p.m. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sun days. Call 407-920-4034.SEPT. 1Mi Tomatinas Executive Chef Jose Ba ranenko will offer a complimentary threehour demonstration of his Pollo Al Ajillo, Pa tatas Bravas and Zucchini Soup recipes from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Williams-Sonoma, 142 S. Park Ave. Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Winter Park will celebrate International Bacon Day with Bacon Bash from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, by selling its 10,000th slice of chocolatecovered bacon. The day will feature an array of bacon items. Additionally, one lucky Face book fan will win one slice of bacon per week for a year. Peterbrooke Chocolatier is located at 300 S. Park Ave., Winter Park. Sportsmans Expo will be from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at Bahia Shrine Cen ter, 2300 Pembrook Drive in Orlando. Its free admission. Bahia Shriners of Orlando hosts a family friendly event on hunting, shing, boating, shooting, camping and hiking. Net proceeds benet of Bahia Shriners facilities. Call 407-660-8811. Enzian Theater presents The Sleeping Beauty a Bolshoi ballet at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1. Its $17.50 for members and $20 for non-members. The theater is at 1300 S. Or lando Ave., in Maitland. Visit Enzian.org Visit www.wpmobserver.com/events/search for more details. Send submissions to jandreasson@turnstilemediagroup.com AUG 27: Art in Chambers Casterline The newest Art in Chambers exhibition featuring paintings by Rose Thome Casterline will be open for public viewing from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. beginning Monday, Aug. 27 in Commission Chambers and Room 200 at Winter Park City Hall located at 401 S. Park Ave. There will be an artist reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19. Watercolors The 41st Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition will be held at the Mennello Museum of Art from Aug. 31 to Nov. 25. The museum is located at 900 E. Princeton St. in Orlando. Visit oridawatercolorsociety.org

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Page 11 Lifestyles Introducing the newest Tranquil Oaks Cremation Garden at Baldwin-Fairchild Glen Haven a breathtaking garden lled with beautiful and lasting options for families and individuals choosing cremation.Cremation with remembrance...what a beautiful idea. Glen Haven Memorial Park STEIFor a COMPLIMENTARY TOUR OR INF ORMATION, call (877) 531-6257 or visit BaldwinFairchildC remationI nfo.com.Oaklawn Park Cemetery Offering the Simplicity Plan Give them a place to leave flowers. Give them a place to leave flowers. TOBF_WtParkMaitlandObserv_3colx5.indd 1 7/17/12 3:31 PM 558 W. New England Ave, Winter Park, Florida Classic Iron Beds AND Designer Linens 407-982-4319 www.ClassicIronBeds.com All iron & brass beds are made in the USA and guaranteed for 2 generations WHITE SALEthrough Sept. 15Save 20% with this adexp 09/15/12 Rebuilding a lifeChris Curry hadnt ever really been in trouble before, so when a judge sentenced him to 30 years in prison, he was stunned. He knew his life had changed forever. But it was a detour his life needed, he said. The Eatonville native was living too quickly, hanging out with the wrong peo ple and making bad decisions without a thought. In 1996, he was charged with aggravated assault. It stopped him in his tracks, turned his point of view completely around, and opened his eyes to nally asked himself the question What is my purpose? This was destiny calling I had a rude awakening, Curry said. I had this new frame of mind I want to better myself. To some, a prison sentence might mean a life on pause. For Curry, it was the start of a new one. That was critical; it was para mount to changing my life, he said. Now all of a sudden I wanted to do something. And he took action im mediately. While awaiting sentencing for a year and without any prior experience in the business, Curry started a positive message, musi cal talent search show on a local television network. It was an instant success. Positive talkBut those dreams were put on hold after sentencing. Curry then spent 12 1/2 years in prison. He there, not content to lie around, getting bitter like others he saw. He couldnt wait years to start his work and wanted to put his new outlook on life to action. He con nected with other inmates who had similar goals and ideas on how to spend their time in prison. Two years into his time, he started his positive talk program. Most guys, they just sit there, said Ann Reed, Currys girlfriend. They go in there not doing any thing and they come out not doing anything, and Chris is the op posite. The program, which lasted went to, and continued into the next, was a group where inmates could talk to each other about improving their lives once they were out, making the right choic es and getting back on track. He got speakers to come in and talk about many topics, including be ing a good husband and father, buying a home and contributing to their community. Friends said its not a surprise that Curry took not only improving his life, but others lives as a responsibility while there. Hes the sort of friend you can always count on. He chooses to put other peo ple before him, said Ron MCcoy, Currys friend of 30 years. Not only have I seen it, Ive been a recipient, and thats a big part of where hes at now.Reactorball Reex Training SystemIn addition to focusing on nur turing others mental and emo tional health with his positive talk program, Curry also created an exercise program, which he taught to other inmates. He calls System, and it combines martial arts and boxing moves with a bouncing ball mixed in. He said coordination and self-discipline. I put my life into it, my beliefs, my values, he said. It also builds self-esteem, he said. Many inmates are constantly afraid and have a hard time con trolling their emotions and feeling positive. One inmate always wore sunglasses and couldnt look peo ple in the eye. He couldnt forgive himself for the crime he commit ted and was full of shame. The ex ercise helped him let some of that go, and he was eventually able to at people when he talked to them. It was a huge step. A lot of people thought he wasnt going to make it now hes part of that history, Curry said.Learning from the pastNow Curry hopes to take what hes learned in prison and share it with others. He hopes they can learn to be positive through rough times, gain knowledge from mistakes and follow their dreams. His videographer and friend Kyle Small said hes learned a lot from his friendship with Curry. Hes inspired daily by Currys persistence and passion for life. When he told me his story I knew I wanted to help him, Small said. I learned you always have to look forward, you cant dwell on the past. Hes taken his exercise sys tem to the Boys and Girls Club in Eatonville and trained the kids there, and wants to build up his program so its a household name, practiced in gyms all over the country. He plans to partici pate in his community and pos sibly start another positive talk group for residents in Eatonville. He said he doesnt regret his time spent in prison, because its made him the person he is today. In 12 1/2 years I accom plished more there than in my whole life, he said.PHOTOS BY BRITTNI JOHNSON THE OBSERVERChris Curry demonstrates some of his Reactorball Reex Training System moves at his home in Eatonville recently. The exercise program combines martial arts and a bouncing ball. An Eatonville man used his 12 1/2 year prison sentence as motivation to improve his life and the lives of others through talking and trainingBRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff For more information about the Reactorball Reex Training System, or if youre interested in training with Chris Curry, email chriscurryyab@ gmail.com

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Page 12 Circuit Court Judge Don My ers wasnt emotionally prepared walk into his courtroom charged with a crime. The child was not yet tall enough to see over the four-foot podium. Im not immune to the idea that these are real children with real family challenges, said Myers, who is a father of four. Since he in January 2011, Myers has been the highest over all rated judge in Osceola County, according to a 2011 and 2012 poll of more than 130 local attorneys by the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is currently serving in Court Division. Myers, a longtime Maitland resident, made the decision to seek a judge position after prac ticing law for 22 years in Central Florida. It was at the head of those courtrooms that he realized he ence peoples lives. Hes a smart guy who is very analytical with good instincts, said Mike Bailey, Myers former law practice partner. Their part nership ended when Myers was elected. It was bittersweet to see him go. Myers wanted to serve the community that has been home for 47 years. Both he and his chil dren have attended the same pub lic schools in Maitland and Winter Park. When Myers arrives home at night, he carries a heavy briefcase be made. Despite this, Myers remains grateful. As serious and heavy as this responsibility is sometimes, it is also such a great privilege, My ers said. I have a real oppor tunity to speak into the lives of families many of whom are at crying out for help. Outside of the courtroom My ers is also very dedicated to his church, Center Pointe Commu nity Church of the Nazarene. Cur rently he serves on their board, and participates in various volunteering projects that include visits to Orlando Central Cares reha bilitation center. Larry Dennis, the district superintendent of the Central Flor ida District Church of the Naza rene, has spent the last 12 years working with Myers on church and community-related projects. He describes Myers as a natural leader. People gravitate toward him and listen to what he has to say, Dennis said. On Nov. 17, Myers plans to help hold a mass adoption ceremony of 20-25 families to celebrate National Adoption Day in Osceola County. Adoption is personal for Myers and his wife, Debbie, who traveled to China 12 years ago to adopt their youngest daughter, Anna, who is now 13. During his time as a lawyer, he also helped own international adoption. Myers six-year term will end in 2016 and he hopes to be reelected. This position is something the community has lent to me I dont own it, Myers said. I need to prove myself worthy to be entrusted with it again in the future. IN JUST 10 SATURDAYS Dental Assistant Open House August 25, 2012 Class Starts September 15, 2012 Rsvp at rsvp@mygodas.com Rally Day Kickoff at St. John begins at the Rally Day worship service on Sunday, August 26, at 10:15 a.m. with a special blessing of the backpacks for all students (young and old) and a blessing for all those who work in education. Following the worship service at noon, there will be a Rally Day Celebration in the grassy lot with food provided by The Meat House (cash only), Water Slides and Bounce House. There will also be an opportunity to sign up for education classes for children, youth and adults and to meet the teachers. Wear comfortable clothes to the worship service, dont forget your bathing suit, towel, cash for food and mark your calendar now as St. John Lutheran Church kicks off the new education year with worship, fun and fellowship! Rally Day Celebrationand Blessing of the BackpacksSunday, August 26, 20121600 South Orlando Avenue Winter Park, Florida 32789 407-644-1783 AUGUSTFrom Aug. 24-31, all proceeds from each kids meal purchased at Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants across the nation will go back to the class room gardens of Veggie U. Families who purchase a kids meal can then bring their receipt back to the restau rant in September and receive a kids meal for free. Creald School of Art culminates its popular summer ArtCamp program with a youth art exhibition featur ing works of the next generation of talented artists through Sept. 8 in the Showalter Hughes Community gallery on Crealds campus, with almost 300 pieces of artwork on display. Light refreshments are served. Contact 407671-1886 or visit crealde.org The Winter Park Farmers Market is held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at the old train depot, 200 W. New England Ave. Visit CityofWin terPark.org The Maitland Farmers Market is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday at Lake Lily Park. Food Truck Caf is 6-9 p.m. every Wednesday at Lake Lily Park. Visit ItsMyMaitland.com or call 407-539-6268.AUG. 26Rally Day Kickoff is at St. John Lutheran Church, Winter Park, on Sunday, Aug. 26, at 10:15 a.m. There will be a backpack blessing and a noon celebration with food trucks, water slides and a bounce house. Its at 1600 S. Orlando Ave. Call 407-6441783. The next Walmart $5 Day will be this Sunday, Aug. 26, at the Orlando Science Center. Guests can enjoy ex hibits, giant screen lms and live pro grams for the signicantly discounted price of $5. General admission fees are usually $17 for adults and $12 for kids (ages 3-11). Call 407-514-2000 or visit osc.orgSEPT. 3The kids are off school so have some fun in the sun on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3.SEPT. 10The Art & History Museums Maitland presents classes and workshops for children and adults begin ning on Sept. 10, including painting, drawing, stained glass, jewelry and pottery. Register at ArtandHistory.org, by phone at 407-539-2181, ext. 265, or in person at 231 W. Packwood Ave.Maitland Public Library events: a local photographer, presents Impressions of Cuba on Aug. 23 at 6:30 p.m. Stretching & Toning class is Satur day, Aug. 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Please register. Read the Book, See the Movie: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shad ows is Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 2:30 p.m. is Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 7:30 p.m. fea turing Deavers The Bone Collector. 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 to reg ister or for more information. Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com Did you knowJudges are also required to take a week out of their year to complete their turn of emergency duty. This past year, Myers turn fell over the Christmas holiday. During this duty its not uncommon to be awoken during the middle of the night by calls from police ofcers needing a warrant to be signed. And since the law states everyone has the right to see a judge within 24 hours of an arrest, its common to hold court proceedings at the jail facilities over most of the weekend. Visit cfacdl.org/ news.html to read the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2011-12 poll results. The award-winning Osceola County Circuit Court judge is a longtime resident of MaitlandMeet your neighbor: Don MyersJENNIFER PRITCHARD Observer Staff PHOTO COURTESY OF WINTER PARK HEALTH FOUNDATIONMaitland Mayor Howard Schieferdecker and Hal Downing of Bike/Walk Central Florida hold I yield for pedestrians signs near Dommerich Elementary on Monday, Aug. 20.Mayor stands for safety PHOTO BY JENNIFER PRITCHARD THE OBSERVEROsceola County Circuit Judge Don Mayers is a native and resident of Maitland. He took ofce in January 2011 after 22 years as a lawyer.

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Page 13 Aug. 24 Historic downtown Sanford Art Walk One more day in the month dedicated to art is the fourth Friday of each month when art galleries in Sanford showcase lo cal talent and visiting artists. The monthly event is free and runs from 6 to 9 p.m. On that evening, downtown Sanford becomes a pedestrian corridor enhanced by live music and award-winning restaurants. Participating venues First, Historic Sanford Welcome Center, Hyder Gallery Center for Fine Art, Jeanine Taylor and the Sanford Flower Shop. All venues are within walking distance of one another and will be open at least until 9 p.m. Special congratulations go to the Jeanine Taylor Folk Art Gallery at 211 E. First St., which celebrates Taylors 15th year in business this month. Jeanine invites us to stop by for a slice of anniversary cake and punch. Call 407-323-2774 or visit jtfolkart.com or sanfordartwalk.comAug. 25 The 8th Annual Red Chair Affair of the Central Florida arts and culture season, and whether you are new to the area, a patron of the arts or simply want to know more about the arts in Central Florida, this one evening serves as a not-to-be missed fundraiser and variety performance. Moved along at a brisk pace by Direc tor John DiDonna, the evening is your sampler of this seasons will be provided by Art & His tory Museums Maitland, ArtistsRegistry.com, Empty Spaces Theatre Collaboration, the Bach Festival, Enzian, Florida Opera Theatre, the Orlando Ballet, the Orlando Philharmonic and Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, among others. The evening is a fundraiser for the Red Chair Project, a collaborative involving 360 arts organizations working to Aug. 25 Great food for an important causeIt breaks my heart to report that 1 out of 5 people in Central Florida that is more than 732,000 people needed food assistance last year, a 152 percent increase from 2006. But it gladdens my heart to know that in the past year Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida distributed more than 35 million pounds of food to our hungry neighbors. That is 732,000 reasons to support Taste of the Nation Orlando on Saturday, Aug. 25. Those of us fortunate enough to be able to lend our support may savor the most esteemed chefs coming together to donate their talent to end hunger in America. All 100 percent of the ticket sales support end hunger, so please join Honor ary Chair Mayor Buddy Dyer at the World Center Marriott on Aug. 25. Tickets are $150 with 100 percent of ticket proceeds going directly to Second Harvest Food Bank and the Coalition for the Homeless. Visit facebook.com/ nokidhungry or ce.strength.org/ Orlando Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. Artist Critiques & Conversation with the public invited (for free!)I am grateful every day that ists, and one of the joyful ways Ive found to give back is to lead an introductory Artist Critiques & Conversation evening on every fourth Tuesday of the month at The Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H). The next fourth does the series help emerging artists with a professional critique, but it also allows the public to meet these artists. At each session, works of art have been pur chased directly from the artists while they were being critiqued and that is real help to these art ists especially in this economy. Each month I am joined by two fellow panelists, and on Aug. artist Robin Maria Pedrero and Orlando Sentinel columnist and artist Terry Hummel. Thats the fourth Tuesday of every month at A&H at 210 W. Packwood Ave. in Maitland. The program is free. Visit ArtandHistory.org or call Aug. 28 Big Time Rush in Big Time Tour Recently chosen as the worlds most popular boy-band by Pa rade magazine, and in response thanks to their popular TV series Big Time Rush will come to the series follows four best friends from Minnesota who trade in hockey sticks for music stardom in Los Angeles (averaging 3.6 million viewers). Their new album Elevate includes Music Sounds Better With U, All Over Again and Elevate plus music that will debut on the TV series. The soundtrack for their upcom ing movie, Big Time Movie, features covers of Beatles songs including Help and Hard Days Night. Visit BigTimeTour. com. Buy tickets at amwaycenter. 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. 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Page 14 Opinions Jessilyn Park is in no way your typical artist. But then, shes not typical anything. I came to know about her and see her work as so many others have: on Facebook. Super color ful, almost always a product of a lighting source, many times a street lamp, her work conveys a positive, hopeful outlook. A month or so ago I noticed a national contest she had entered, with the winning work to be featured on new labels for Artiste wines, a limited edition winery in California. Using her social media connections, she won, following in the local footsteps of another Orlando artist, Robin Pedrero, who won the year before. California for a reception and the unveiling in November. The more I found out about Jessilyn Park the more I was time this past weekend in Oviedo at an art event. I met not just an artist, but someone Id say resembles her colorful works in the way she lives her life. You could say shes an ac cidental artist. Now 31, and an executive assistant by day, shed never drawn or sketched or even thought much about art until last December when her grandmothwith blindness, expressed regret none of her grandchildren had ever shown an interest in such. Jessilyn went home and gave it Facebook. Hers were not vibrant at all. All of her paintings were kind of dreary, she says, as her buoyant manner calms. She says later, after all this started I was like, hey, Dad, we should paint together, you can probably do it, too. And so I went there and I bought him an easel and everything and his painting was so ugly. It was hor rible. He even knew it. In January she began search ing for an accomplished artist who utilizes the same palette knife techniques used by her grandmother. She then discovered Leonid Afremov, a Russian painter now living in Mexico. I emailed him, she says, as if its what everyone would do, and I didnt get a response and then I did more stalking on him and I found out he speaks Russian. So I had my co-worker translate my email to Russian she explains. And then his son wrote me back and said he would welcome you. It wasnt free. I had to pay for the train my hotel. He taught me for a whole week. His son translated the whole time, in a very thick accent. Jessilyn laughs as we talk, sharing her story. Im amused again and again at how she just jumps in, does whatever she does to the fullest, makes things happen. In addition to all the social media Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, Klout, LinkedIn, and others she uses, she also bought a package on PRWeb and now produces two monthly press releases she says are always picked up by Yahoo, with hopes for a national magazine. Here locally shell be the featured artist in Orlando Home & Leisure next month. Social media plays a huge role in the success Ive had in such a short amount of time. My social media reaches 20,000 people across all platforms, she says. When you post something and someone likes it, she says of Facebook, it goes to the top of their newsfeed, so then their friends see it and thats how virality happens. Thats how I won this wine contest. Because I kept posting pictures of it on both my pages, asking for votes. So I had a few rooters here Id never met, post it in groups and send it out. tion on my phone that my photo had been shared 72 times. I ask her about inspiration and she speaks of lights and lamp posts. I go around the city and take pictures of lamps, and theres this one in College Park, oh my God, its beautiful. I just love lamps, she says, excitedly mentioning another in downtown Orlando. Nothing typical at all.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.Clyde Moore I LUV Winter Park Visit facebook.com/JessilynParkArt or www.jessilynpark.com for more information.We highlight local businesses that are utilizing and selling items made by other locals. Send submissions to iluvwinterpark@earthlink.net Local Luvn Local Earth Inspired Living has the BluesWinter Park artists Jeffrey Blue and Di St. Jacques-Blue create glass-inspired ower sculptures from recycled plastic bottles and waste paint. The original product has been processed in several ways, but the original materials add to the beauty with various textures, with plastics and the brilliance of the blended paints. Green Art Studios has mastered the concept of upcycled art. Jeffrey and Di are an award-winning mother-and-son team. Their works are sold at Earth Inspired Living on Park Avenue. Visit 300 N. Park Ave. or www.earthinspiredliving.com Letters to the editor Send your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Jenny Andreasson at jandreasson@turnstilemediagroup.comClean up the eyesoresHas anyone noticed the increased clutter in our city? There are window signs galore, yard signs planted when ever a vendor makes a house call, and sidewalks jammed with clothing racks and board signs. The political signs may be an eyesore, but at least they go away. If your business or residence is an offender, please consult the city codes or just consider whether you are contributing or detracting from the beauty of our city. Lets clean up Winter Park!Bonnie J. Jackson Winter ParkDevil is in the details of voting laws dom to vote is at stake), Ms. Kathryn Grammer expresses her concern about being disenfranchised by voter fraud and notes that she has a proper ID. She is not alone in worrying about being disen franchised. In state after state, including Florida, the poor, African Americans, the elderly and students are also worrying about being disenfranchised too. These new laws, which purport to be designed to stop voter fraud may seem so on their face, but, as the saying goes, the devil is in the details. If those states that have put in place the voter laws had shown the slightest interest in assisting those populations by providing methods for those eligible to we would not be having this conversation. Add to the ID requirement the number of polling places, number of hours and/or days for early voting and absentee ballot voting restrictions and it becomes clear that voter fraud is, in itself, a fraudulent issue. The issue is voter suppression. I too scoured the Internet looking for information on the type and scope of voter fraud. I found that fraud, especially in-person voter fraud, is rare. (See the Washington Post, the Brennan Center for Justice, among others.) Regarding the Misfound was written in July 2011 by Mat thew Vadum in the Daily Caller. However, Mr. Vadum also wrote an article in Sep tember 2011 titled, Registering the Poor to Vote is Un-American. In this article, he says of the poor, Registering them to vote is like handing out burglary tools to criminals. It is profoundly anti-social and un-American to empower (them) to destroy the country. This does not sound to me like a fear of voter fraud, but something far more sinister and antithetical to our democracy. This summer, I spent time in Massa chusetts, the birthplace of America, retrac ing the path that Paul Revere took from the Old North Church, through the coun tryside to Lexington and Concord. Seeing the sites and reading the words of our Founding Fathers has reinforced my belief that we are an incredible nation. We have fought hard for what we believe and that includes the right of all eligible citizens to vote. Now is not the time to turn back or to turn our backs on our citizens.Vicki Krueger Winter ParkSocial Security and womenAug. 26 is known as Womens Equal ity Day. On that date in 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was signed, giving women the right to vote. Social Security treats men and women equally. Men and women with identical earnings histories are treated exactly the same. However, there are things women in particular should know about Social Security. Although treated equally by Social For example, women tend to care for many people: spouses, children and par ents. Taking time away from the work place to care for a newborn child or aging parent can have an impact on your future throughout the years, women are more likely to earn less over a lifetime than men. Women are less often covered by private retirement plans, and they are more dependent on Social Security in their retirement years. years longer than men, which means more years depending on Social Security and other retirement income or savings. If a woman is married to a man who it is likely she will qualify for a larger own. Want to learn more? Visit our Womens page at www.socialsecurity.gov/women. Follow the link on that page to our publi cation, What Every Woman Should Know. You can read it online, print a copy or listen to it on audio. We provide alternate media as well to reach as many women as possible and to provide the information the way youd like to receive it. Learning about your future Social Se are treated just the same in the eyes of So cial Security: what better way to celebrate Womens Equality Day?Blanca Taylor Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Social savvy pays for edgling artistPHOTO BY CLYDE MOORE THE OBSERVEROrlando artist Jessilyn Park poses with some of her paintings. She recently won a national contest to get her art featured on wine bottles.

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Page 15 Chris Jepson PerspectivesLouis Roney Play On!Ye shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free, Jesus said. Truth is fact, and that is what its all about, isnt it? Ever since Pontius Pilot asked Jesus, What is truth? human beings have been asking the same question. Seeking the absolute, we most often have to settle for the relative. There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth. Agnes Rep plier A lie told often enough becomes the truth, said Vladimir Lenin, founder of Communism. Joseph Goebbels, propaganda minister to Hitlers Nazi party, invented the term, The Big Lie, which purported that a lie repeated often enough will be believed. tion. Mark Twain Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves A lie gets half way around the world be fore the truth has a chance to get its pants on. Winston Churchill We ask a man who may be an atheist to place his hand on the Bible to guarantee that he is telling the truth. How often is a lie sold as the truth? Know any politicians? Too bad the truth is not always as useful as a lie, is it? I wish I could believe you, we think when we hear statements that contain no promise of truth. How much of human unkindness is the product of lying? How much of human crime? How much of talk leading to war? African-American writer Mychal Massie, former chairman of The National Leadership Network of Black Conserva tives, whose blog is titled The Daily Rant, does not seem in any way to be enthusiastic about President Obamas veracity. An April 19, 2011, opinion piece on WND. com titled When Will Obama Crack In Public? states: (The Obamas) are spending and living large at taxpayer expense opulent vacations, gala balls, resplendent dinners and exclusive command performances at the White House, grand date nights, golf, basketball, more golf, exclusive resorts and still more golf. The Obamas have behaved in every way but presidential responsibility, we all need to share in the the America we believe in. Massie continues: among the kinder rebukes be ing directed at Obama, and with people becoming less intimidated by his willingness to use race as a bludgeon, with falling poll numbers in every meaningful category and an increasingly aggressive tea-party opposition how much longer before he cracks completely? Possessed by a self-perceived palatine mindset, that in his mind places him above criticism, how long before he cracks in public? Can America risk a man with a documented track record of lying and misrepresenting truth as a basic way of life, who is becoming increasingly more contumelious? Steve McCann wrote an April 2011 piece on AmericanThinker.com titled The Mendacity of Barack Obama: After the speech the president delivered the 13th of April (2011) regarding the federal budget, one that was chock full of lies, deceit, and crass fear-mongering, it must be said that Barack Obama is the most dishonest, deceitful, and menda cious person in a position of power I have ever witnessed. That performance was the culmination of four years of outright lies and narcissism that have been largely ignored by the media, including some in the conservative press and political class who are loath to call Mr. Obama what he is in the bluntest of terms: a liar and a fraud. It is apparent that he has gotten life, aided and abetted by the sycophants around him Seems we are beginning to be told the truth about Barack Obama!About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney)What is it about modern women that Republican men just cannot seem to stomach? Is it that women have minds of their own? Is that it? Or, is it that they have bodies Republican men want to manage? What a shame, huh, that those bodies come with minds unfortunately attached, well, at least in Republican circles. Republican autocrats, err, excuse me, Republican politicians nationwide feel they are on a quest to save women from themselves. How so, you might legitimately ask? Women have bodies, their own for example, that they simply cannot manage without the authority of the state. Ironically, tragically, that is the Republican position. The typical American woman is incapable of managing her own body. Because of this obvious biological fact, Republican public policy argues that the state (government) is morally obligated to supervise her fertility, her sexuality, her, in other words. Big Brother may be dead in the old Soviet Union, but is alive and well in the American gulag (gutter) of Republican politics. I return to my opening question, what is it about women that Republican men simply cannot tolerate? Is it that women are, in fact, too stupid to manage their own lives, their own bodies? Is that it? Women are simply too stupid. Or, is it that women are obviously too emotional to handle that task? You know, women are so awash in monthly hormones, well, their judgment, empirically impaired. Or, does Republican misogyny stem from biblical pronouncements such as Genesis 3:16-19, Your husband shall rule over you. Husband, state, whats Republican men nationwide, it would appear, are on a mission from God to save women from themselves. Interesting, however, America is not a theocracy. What is it about female sexuality that so absorbs Republican men? Why would any reasonable, sane man have the te merity to think that he can legislate what a woman does with her body? Birth control? Abortion? Family planning? If and when to have a child? If and when to have a fourth child? These are so inherently personal, individual matters that it boggles the mind as to why Re publican men are so intent on introduc ing the state into such private business. Perhaps, as has been observed, all American women should incorporate their uteruses, then maybe Republican legislators would keep their hands (laws) No. Because you have a Republican U.S. Senate incumbent (Todd Akin of Missouri) arguing last week that, If its a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try and shut that whole thing down. This Republican despot, err, excuse me, honorable six-term member of Congress, was explaining why he opposed abortion rights even in a case involving your raped daughter and if, gosh, she unfortunately found herself pregnant. Golleee, Gomer, I wonder what an illegitimate rape feels like? I do not have a complete answer (Do you?) as to why Republican men do not the management of their own bodies. I do know that for the past thousands of years men have treated women like chattel, property to be managed and disposed of at will. It has only been in the last 200 years that there has been any movement for female equality. Perhaps Republican men today are the last gasp of a dying, reactionary order. For our daughters, we can only hope.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.USWhats wrong with Republican men? The truth about untruths Winter Park now friendlier for bikers and walkersThis is in response to the Aug. 9 editorial Will Quiet zones help you sleep at night? by Mr. William Shallcross. Embedded within his perspective of quiet zones, he laid his disdain with the citys efforts toward safety issues particularly bicycle and pedestrian. Id like to take this opportunity to share with you some the city has made to make the city a more pedestrianand bicyclefriendly community. For the past two years, the citys Pedestrian & Bicycle Advisory Board along working on projects to increase safety. Here are some examples of the actions taken to increase the safety of our residents on foot and on wheels: support for multimodal transpor 1,200 feet of gaps in sidewalks throughout the city to crosswalks along Aloma/Fair banks avenues between Lakemont and Pennsylvania avenues ings with new pavement markings, curb cut ramps, and signs at: Gay Road to assist with residents traveling to and from the shopping area patrons to have a safer crossing of New York Avenue Canton Avenue to assist Publix employees and patrons while crossing to parking areas Lakemont Elementary School for safer student crossing pedestrian crossings at: Palmer & Lakemont serves YMCA and Lakemont Elemen tary Whitehall & Lakemont serves Winter Park High School Howell Branch Road and Temple Trail serves Dommerich Elementary and Maitland Middle School students (funded by a Safe Routes to School grant) various capacities at city facilities throughout the city Lake Baldwin Trail around Lake Baldwin by constructing 2,300 linear feet of path through Fleet Peeples Park trian improvements, the city is also planning on: Improving pedestrian crossings and adding bicycle lanes on Fairbanks Avenue as part of the Fairbanks Avenue Improvement Project Adding new sidewalks for some of the Brookshire Elementary School neighborhoods (to be funded by a Safe Routes to School grant) Installing audible pedestrian signals at Aloma Avenue and St. Andrews Boulevard to serve the visually impaired Also, this year the Winter Park Police Department is conducting paign. This campaign involves working with our government and community partners by distributing educational materials, presenting to school age children, using social networking and tar geting enforcement of violators. walking and bicycling environ ment has long been an established goal and integral part of the city of Winter Park. By continuing to enhance pedestrian and bicycle safety we hope to ensure that the city will continue to be the best place to live, work and play for our residents and visitors, regardless of their mode of travel.Troy Attaway is the public works director for the city of Winter Park. You can reach him at tattaway@cityofwinterpark.orgTROY ATTAWAY Guest Writer Troy Attaway Creating a safe and efficient walking and bicycling environment has long been an established goal and integral part of the city of Winter Park.

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The last time Winter Park built a city hall, Americas sense of style verged on psych oddity and cigarettes were as popular as the Beatles. A stroll through the Aug. 16, 1964, issue of the Orlando Sentinels Florida Magazine bade readers welcome to Winter Parks city hall of the future, just about the time America was dreaming of going to the moon. The colors were all perfectly coordinat oranges, yellows and reds, right down to the matching ashtrays on the stained hard wood desks. Walls glowed awash in mixedAnd a new state-of-the-art air-conditioner saved employees from the swampy summer swelter. On Aug. 27, all that will have been re placed, though most of it already was. That day the city will welcome visitors to the new vision of Winter Park City Hall, fast-forward ed nearly half a century from the colorful days that gave birth to Pink Floyd and pony cars. After $2.2 million in upgrades with the help of a $687,000 federal grant the Welcome to the new City Hall, Com munications Director Clarissa Howard said, opening the doors for a preview a few days a spacious entryway. Gone is the frenzied hustle of a handful of busy clerks and cash registers greeting visitors a few feet inside the door. Its all replaced by an open hall and an unusual curved desk with Administrative Assistant Juanita Grant ready to greet visitors on the other side. Deeper inside, the kaleidoscopic color scheme of yesteryear is also gone, replaced by modern desks and high-tech touchscreen projector equipment for conference rooms. But there are still a few old-school touches. Faux wood paneling still adorns almost every door. Nostalgic residents stopping by a City Its a Friday afternoon on a hot summer day at the Roth Jewish Community Center of Greater Or lando in Maitland. Camp children are jumping, splashing and swim ming in the Centers newly resur faced swim ming pool while parents sit nearby on new pool chairs, watch ing their chil dren from the shaded comfort of recently added canopies. This new pool area is part of a $400,000 renovation project under way at the Maitland JCC this sum mer, designed to improve the aes Has anyone noticed the increased clutter in our city? At least the political signs go away. Page 14 Letters to the editor Lifestyles Eatonville resident Chris Curry said 12 1/2 years in prison made him the standout person he is today. Page 11 Sports Its nearly college football kickoff time for teams at the University of Central Florida and Rollins College. Page 8 Calendar The Sixth Annual Dog Days of Summer Wine and Beer Tasting is Friday, Aug. 24, at The Doggie Door. Page 10 USPS 00-6186 Publisher statement on page 2. 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 Apply Today! www..com Call for more information*Visit website for eligibility and detailsAWARDING 12 MONTHS OF MORTGAGE OR LEASE PAYMENTS!* Apply Today! www..com Call for more information*Visit website for eligibility and detailsAWARDING 12 MONTHS OF MORTGAGE OR LEASE PAYMENTS!* JCC wraps up $400K renovation A grand re-opening celebration for Winter Park City Hall will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27. Join city ofcials for the festivities, which will include a special ceremony at 1:45 p.m., live music and refreshments. City Hall is located at 401 S. Park Ave. in downtown Winter Park. Visit cityofwinterpark.org or call 407-599-3399. To donate money for the renovation project, visit orlandojcc.org/RRP JENNIFER PRITCHARD Observer Staff Winter Park to unveil modernized City Hall ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Winter Park City Manager Randy Knight points out new video screens on the City Commission dais that help commis sioners stay connected and more efciently run meetings, part of a $2.2 million renovation project for Winter Park City Hall. Please see JCC on page 4 Please see HALL on page 4 A toast to the Village PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Mpact Marketing owner Nicole Rego, left, and Winter Park Village General Manager Neisha Vitello say cheers to the rst Toast! Winter Park Village Wine and Spirits Walk held on Aug. 16, with retailers, restaurants and local beverage makers joining in.

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Page 2 (407) 514-0087 3.05% Certain restrictions apply. Rates may vary depending on deposit amount. We broker CDs for FDIC insured banks. Promotional incentive may be included to obtain yield.w w w .oldhar bor f inancial .c om Old Harbor FINANCIAL12 Mon t h CDAlso oer IRA Specials & free 401k ReviewsAPYHigher Rates for Longer Term Winter Park Canal Acrylic on canvasFredlund Fine ArtsPresentsHenry PeterWhere: 1143 Orange Avenue Winter Park 407-622-0102 fredlundgallery.com Hours: 11 to 6 Tuesday-Friday 9 to 5 Saturdays Henry Peter's landscapes are of Central and eastern Florida. Henry works in acrylics and creates realistic scenes of Florida's most picturesque areas. Show is from Aug. 18 through Sept. 15 We will have an Artists reception on Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. Business Briefs Community Bulletin Maitland, Winter Park propose tax increase The 2012 Orange County Notices of Pro posed Property Taxes are being mailed to all Orange County property owners. There are no proposed changes for Orlando or Eatonville. Increases have been proposed by Maitland, 1.1 percent; and Winter Park, .04 percent. More information is available at ocpa.org Your chance to join the AAUW American Association of University Wom en (AAUW) will hold its annual Member ship Tea on Sunday, Sept. 9, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 225 S. Interlachen Ave. at New England Avenue, Winter Park. You are invited to join women from various professions to learn of our numerous interest groups, community service and scholarships. American Association of University Wom en is a nationwide network of more than 100,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches and 500 college/university in stitutional partners. For 130 years, AAUW members have studied and taken posi tions on fundamental issues of the day educational, social, economic and po litical. AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. Founded in 1928, the Orlando/Winter Park Branch currently includes members from Dario J. Moore artistic director at The Center for Contemporary Dance, has been invited to attend the Djerassi Resi dent Artists Program, internationally rec ognized as one of the eminent artist resi dency programs. During the residency, Moore will be granted uninterrupted cre ative time and studio space to develop choreography, generate new ideas and collaborate with artists from other elds. To learn more, visit djerassi.org In 2011 Publix Super Markets and its customers throughout Central Florida raised nearly $98,000 to benet Sec ond Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida through the Food for All dona tion program. The program appeared in all Central Florida stores from November through December 2011. Customers contributed $1, $3 or $5 while paying for their groceries. The Winter Park Day Nursery, a notfor-prot preschool and early childhood education program located in Winter Park, has become a state demonstration site for the implementation of Positive Behavior Support (PBS). Five programs were selected to participate in a grant provided by the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council to the University of South Florida. The PBS model provides early educators with the knowledge and tools needed to promote the social emotional competence of all children, prevent the development of behavior challenges, and behavior problems get effective intervention. Foley & Lardner LLP changed leader ship within the rms multi-disciplinary industry teams. Orlando partner Michael A. Okaty has been appointed to serve as vice-chair of the Industry Teams, while Orlando attorney William C. Guthrie has been named co-chair of Foleys Hospital ity, Resort & Golf Industry Team. Attorney Richard S. Dellinger of Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. has been certied as a Federal Court Mediator with the Middle District of Florida. The RLF-designed MD Anderson Can cer Center Orlando ranked No. 13 on Soliant Health Cares annual list of top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the United States. Over 170,000 votes were cast to nd the rankings. Cursor Realty Commercials Winter Park ofce has signed ve new tenants. Nuviva and iFixYouri are both opening lo cations in Altamonte Springs, CD Mellons will open as a sports bar in Sanford, Belle Isle Bayou is a Cajun-inspired restaurant in Belle Isle, and Estorino Coffee Com pany is a wholesale coffee distributor in Orlando. School meals get healthier In the 2012-2013 school year, Orange County Public Schools will implement changes in school nutrition from the United States De partment of Agricultures new National Standard in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs. The new standards make the same kinds of practical changes that many parents are already encouraging at home. They are substantially increasing of ferings of whole-grain rich foods, limiting calories based on the age of children being served to ensure proper portion size, and increas ing the focus on reducing the amounts of saturated fat, trans-fats and sodium. All foods offered to students during the school day must meet nutrient standards. All students will be required to take a fruit or vegetable serving at lunch. OCPS has taken the new national requirements even further, requiring all grains such as pasta, breads, and pizza crust be 51 percent whole grains; all beverages other than water are limited to a 12 ounce serving size; all a la carte sales will meet the nutrition standards; and every student will be able to choose a fruit and vegetable from a variety of fresh options. In addition to these changes, each school will have a salad bar where students will assemble their own fresh salads, which is part of the Fresh to Schools initiative and the Offer vs. Serve system. None of these changes will require an increase in price. Mica visits New Hope Dynamic guests attended New Hope for Kids Get Acquainted Lunch on Fri day, Aug. 10. Congressman John Mica and Maitland Vice Mayor Phil Bonus toured the Center for Grieving Children. Congressman Mica met Wishes for Kids recipient Jenny Ruben and family. Dario J. Moore Please see COMMUNITY on page 8

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Page 4 thetics of its 40-year-old facility. The Roth JCC Renovation Project started with the resurfac ing of one of its three preschool playgrounds, said David Wayne, project committee member and executive director of the JCC. Once we did this, it sparked our interest to continue renovat ing and improving our facilities, he said. Then, our board of di rectors, along with input from some community leaders and JCC donors, came up with the concept for the project. Its be the funds to complete it. The renovation includes the resurfacing of the courtyard playground with synthetic grass, an update to the swimming pool area, installing new dividers in the Harriett & Hymen Lake Cul tural auditorium, updating the Richard S. Adler Early Childhood Learning Center entrance, and resurfacing both outdoor basket ball and tennis courts. All of it should be completed by Sept. 1. So far the reactions have been very positive, said Daniel Coult I get comments all the time about how great everything bers have seen it as a greatly im proved membership value. Currently the Roth JCC serves 20,000 people annually, but theres been a slight increase in participation since the renova tions began. Ultimately the goal is to attract new members from the commu nity and provide the existing 900 members with an aesthetically upgraded facility. These improvements were desperately needed, said Rona Weiss, a member of the Roth JCC for more than 12 years. The pool area looks fresh and has already become a more popular place for families to hangout. To fund the project, the Roth JCC received a $250,000 low-in terest loan from the Jewish Capi tal Alliance of Central Florida, cially support new capital and programming needs in the Jew ish community. To date, the Roth JCC renovation campaign has raised $218,000 in donations. 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Maitland Ave., the JCC also offers camps and a variety of yearround programs that include sports, tness, aquatics and art classes for both youth and adult ages. Also apart of the Roth JCC is the Richard S. Adler Early Childhood Learning Center, an award-winning preschool open to anyone in the community. Visit orlandojcc.org JCC | Officials hope the renovation will attract new members HALL | New A/C could save $40K a year C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Commission meeting will notice the upstairs foyer, with towering granite and laminate walls, still looks transplanted from the set of AMCs Mad Men. And those looking for the full Public Works Director Troy Att away said. During the transition, the building never lost its cool, though the original air-conditioning sys tem that looked like a relic of the steam age has been replaced. We were having to manufac ture parts for it, City Manager Randy Knight said of the original Trane air-conditioning system that still operated inside the building 50 years later. They didnt make the replacement parts anymore. Now its a high-tech system of ice water and automatic damper doors in the ceilings regulating massive cooling units hidden in bedroom-sized closets on the sec That system was also most of the impetus for the renovation of the building, which had reached its stylistic peak before some of remained functional thanks to continuing upgrades. Early on, the citys police de partment operated out of the Lshaped buildings west wing, jail included. Now that part of the building, that at one point jumped from one story to two to accom modate more employees, brims And as technology leapt for ward through electronic typewrit ers, word processors, touch tone phones, fax machines and the In ternet, City Hall kept up, even as it burst at the seams and watched electric use soar. That air-conditioning system, ing and a few other tweaks, will help combine to save the city $30,000-40,000 in electric bills per year, Knight said. That includes a system that turns on lights when it detects someone entering a room. If you fall asleep at your desk, joked. Employees will have to keep ing for the buildings replacement down the line. The renovation is intended to carry it on another 10 completely new building. Knight said. And funding remains up in the air. Unless we start socking away some serious cash, well need a voter referendum to pay for it, he said. Thats something he hopes the city wont have to do. Back in 1964, they didnt, as the headline in Florida Magazine read: The building was paid for before it was started. And it stood the test of time. They built it right, Knight said.

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Sunday, September 9, 2012 5:00 to 6:30 pm (World Record Attempt at 5:30 pm) West Meadow on Park Avenue, Winter Park Free Pink Out T-Shirt for all record-attempting attendees! Fun family activities: bounce house, amingo decorating contest and more! Food available for purchase at Park Avenue Pink Out restaurants Ofcial Pink Out Flamingos available for purchase Groups and organizations encouraged to participateThis is a FREE event, but you must register. Register online at www.PinkOutWinterPark.com, or call (407) 200-2900.Get a Leg Up on Breast CancerPink Out Winter Park Kick-off EventDo the Flamingo! Set a Guinness World Record.Lets kick off Pink Out Winter Park 2012 by setting a Guinness World Record. We need at least 1,300 people to set the record for the most people in a single location standing on one leg like a amingo for two minutes. PINKOUTWINTER PARKBeneting the Winter Park Memorial Hospital Mammography Scholarship Fund.

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Page 7 Find I LUV Winter Park merchandise and local art at ILUVParkAvenue.com407-539-3977 Natural Relief of Allergies, Asthma, Bronchitis, Sinusitis S A L T THERA PY MASS AGE A C U P U N CTU RE S KIN CAR E4 0 7 965.306 5 w w w S altRoom O rlando.co m1 8 0 4 N Mills Ave. Orland o FL 3 2 8 0 3 Winter Park City Talk BY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER City Hall grand re-opening! The city will be celebrating the grand re-opening of City Hall Monday, Aug. 27, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Residents and visitors the festivities, which will include a special ceremony at 1:45 p.m., live music and refreshments. City Hall is located at 401 S. Park Ave. in downtown Winter Park. The renovation of City Hall has been a long, yet extremely productive process. The renovated City Hall reconstructed to create a more welcoming experience for the many visitors who do business in our city. We thank you for your patience and endurance during the entire process. Please make plans to celebrate with us. We hope to see you there. CRA meeting There will be a CRA meeting Monday, Aug. 27, at 2 p.m., in City Hall Commission Chambers located at 401 S. Park Ave. The City Commission meeting will follow. City Commission meeting There will be a City Commis sion meeting Monday, Aug. 27, at 3:30 p.m. in City Hall Commis sion Chambers located at 401 S. Park Ave. Below are a few topics of interest: Mayors Report tality Group Business Recognition Award lege Changemaker Campus Day lege Day o Keep Winter Park Beautiful and Sustainability Board o Code Enforcement Board (alternate) o Tree Preservation Board (move regular member to alter nate) Consent Agenda Aug. 13. (a complete listing can be found at cityofwinterpark.org > Whats New > City Commission Agen da). subordination agreements with FDOT for the Interstate 4 corridor project. the City Debt Management Policy as discussed at the Aug. 13 meet ing. Action Items Requiring Discussion colet Ave. to provide stormwater treatment to Lake Killarney Aug. 13 meeting) discussion Inc. to construct the Fleet Peeples Park Restroom Project and pro vide directive for funding Public Hearings LLC: o First reading of the Ordi nance Amending Chapter 58 Land Development Code, Ar ticle I, Comprehensive Plan in the Future Land Use Element so as to add a new policy increas ing the residential density for and limited to the property at 444 W. New England Ave., in order to as residential units. o First reading of the Ordi nance: Amending Chapter 58, Land Development Code, Ar Commercial (C-2) District so as to increase the residential density for and limited to the property at 444 W. New England Ave. in con formance with the Comprehen sive Plan. taurant: o First reading of the Ordi nance Amending Chapter 58 Land Development Code Ar ing Regulations to expand the Hannibal Square Parking Exclu sion District to include the res taurant property at 433 W. New England Ave. in order to permit a 59-seat expansion to that restau rant. tist Church: o Conditional use approval to construct and operate a childrens day care facility on the church property at 274 N. Capen Ave nance regarding annexation of 656 Overspin Drive nance regarding annexation of o Conditional Use approval to extend their approval for one ad Ave Park: o First reading of the Ordi nance Amending Chapter 58 Land Development Code Ar Regulations Division 6, Tree Preservation and Protection so as to amend tree removal compensa tion requirements, amend use of the Tree Replacement Fund, pro vide exemption from requiring a tree removal permit, and establish enforcement procedure for re moving hazardous trees City Commission Reports sions full agenda at cityofwin terpark.org and by clicking on Government > City Commission > Packets. Art in Chambers exhibition featuring Rose Thome Casterline The city of Winter Park Pub lic Art Advisory Board is proud to announce the newest Art in Chambers exhibition featuring paintings by Rose Thome Cast erline. Paintings that contrast the intuitive, comfortable play of a young child as opposed to goaloriented organized play inspire this body of work. The exhibition will open on Monday, Aug. 27, for public viewing from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, in Commission Chambers and Room 200 at Winter Park City Hall located at 401 S. Park Ave. The exhibit will be on display through October. There will be an artist reception Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. About her exhibition Ms. Cast erline writes: I explore varied modes of graphic language in these works, combining language and repre sentation, symbol and form. Gym nastics shorthand, football play diagrams and word maps serve as the structural foundation for hieroglyphs mapping movement, pattern, play and strategy. Other layers of traditional perceptual structural space. Applying this systematic drawing strategy, I hone in on the objective, with fo cus on the relationships between gesture, context and content. This working method requires quick and swift mark-making decisions while maintaining the initial im and painting process. Rose Thome Casterline, Cleve land native and Central Florida resident, has exhibited her draw ings, prints and paintings for the past 20 years. As an adjunct professor, she has been teaching and painting art at Rollins Col fall 2000. A multiple recipient of the United Arts Individual Artist Grant, her work has been featured in New American Paintings. Most recently she has been actively participating in Creative Capital enrichment workshops. Multiple private and public art collec tions house her drawings and paintings, with nearly 50 works commissioned or purchased by Savannah College of Art and De sign. Her work is represented by Soren Christensen Gallery in New Orleans and J Costello Gallery, Hilton Head, S.C. Art in Chambers, a project of the Winter Park Public Art Ad visory Board, showcases works by local artists or works bor rowed from local museums. Art in Chambers enlivens Winter Parks public rooms and exposes residents and visitors to art, high lights the importance the city places on art and culture, pro vides city support to local artists and studios, and creates opportu nities to educate the populace on the value of art and its place in a meaningful life. For more information regard ing Art in Chambers and addi tional city of Winter Park events, site at cityofwinterpark.org or call 407-599-3498. Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and watch us on Vimeo. Small business expo PHOTO BY CLYDE MOORE THE OBSERVER Shirley, left, of John & Shirleys Catering, greets attendees at the Orlando Small Busi ness Entrepreneurs market at the Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center on Saturday, Aug. 18.

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Page 8 with the University of Central Florida and Rollins both gearing up for seasons they say are promising. But for UCF, a lingering cloud may hang over them all season, and its not their 5-7 record from last year. For a team that opened the 2011 season with a 62-0 touch down party against Charleston Southern, that record was already a disappointment. But then recruitment violations shocked the school in the postseason and turned into a bowl and postseason suspension for the Knights football team. An appeal to the NCAA to remove the bowl ban could help the Knights this sea son, depending on when the NCAAs re view of the case comes to fruition. If the NCAA doesnt review the appeal by the end of the season, the Knights could be playing in a bowl game this season, assum ing they better last years losing record. If anything could have helped the Knights, its one extra touchdown per game. Thats how much or less that they lost six of their games by last season. I thought there were six games that one play away in each direction could have changed the game, Head Coach George That could depend largely on consisten that, the Knights may have a cure: After full-time quarterback. After strong showings last season and a big spring game, Oviedo High School grad Blake Bortles is readying for a second sea son with the Knights as the man at the helm. Though hes only a sophomore, UCFs head play caller already distinguished himself as lead some of the Knights more memorable late-game scoring drives. He threw for 958 yards and six touchdowns while averaging a nearly 70 percent completion rate in his freshman season. But in switching to Bortles full time, the Knights will gain the arm and lose the legs of their sometimes unstable twoquarterback dynamic from 2011, with the pass-heavy attack of Bortles and the optionshake up defenses, though Bortles began to ciding to work on skills as a wide receiver. Thats a new role for Godfrey, who oper ated largely as a pass-capable running back while under center. Only in a few oddball plays last season did he ever have the op portunity to show his receiving ability. But he already knew the position, he said. Coach told me to learn all of the posi Godfrey told UCF News and Information in early August. Playing quarterback, I knew where everyone was going on every play, and basically I knew every position. With key players returning on de caught some notice from national polls. They grabbed four votes in the AP Top 25, enough to put them in the list of notable also-rans just beyond the 25th slot. Theyre one of only two Conference USA teams to make the cut, with Houston getting a single vote. Knights fans may already have an idea of whether the polls were right by the time Knights start the season with two road games, Aug. 30 at Akron then Sept. 8 at Ohio State before returning home to host FIU at 4 p.m. Sept. 15. Rollins ramps up to full season After resurrecting the team on the grid iron after more than half a century in dor lead his team with a bigger roster and a lon ger schedule ahead of them. The Tars only played two games last sea al and winning 30-14 over Clemson. This year theyll face a six-game season starting at Kennesaw State on Sept. 29. all of Central Florida and four continents. Members enjoy monthly breakfast meet ings featuring local speakers. Interest groups include Booklovers (seven groups), Classic/Foreign Films, Foreign Affairs, Gardening, Museums and Galleries. For more information, visit aauworlwp.org or contact Membership Vice President Bar bara Buchele at babuchele@gmail.com or 407-369-4826. Hispanic infant mortality rate increases in Orange Orange Countys infant mortality rate con tinues to drop in recent years, and while several initiatives have made an impact, more needs to be done to save babies lives. Since 2008, the infant mortality rate has fallen by more than 15 percent in Orange County. The biggest improve ment has occurred in the black popula tion, which has the largest disparity. The Orange County black infant mortality rate has dropped 29 percent since 2008 and 25 percent since 1990. However, in the Hispanic community the rate has in creased nearly 15 percent since 2008. Learn more at orchd.com Volunteer training Nonprot Cornerstone Hospice will be conducting a two-day volunteer train ing toward the required certication to become a Hospice Volunteer for anyone who may be able to assist in community and special events, veteran recognition projects, visiting patients, sewing proj ects, simply keeping a patient company, helping at the ofce and much more. The next Volunteer Training will be held at the Cornerstone Hospice ofces in Orlando, on South Orange Avenue just north of Sandlake Road, on Friday, Sept. 21, and Friday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Please pre-register by calling 407-206-227. Nominate a caregiver to win a cruise The Home Instead Senior Care network is sponsoring the cruise for one lucky caregiving hero and guest. Submit your nomination and vote by Sept. 15 at cruise. caregiverstress.com. The ve-night, sixday Caregiver Cruise is scheduled for Feb. 25 to March 2 on the Royal Caribbeans Liberty of the Seas. In addition to the cruise, the winning recipient and guest will receive 40 hours of free care from a Home Instead Senior Care professional for their senior loved one while they are away. 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ORLANDO -Eleanor Anderson, matriarch of a huge family of Scandinavian heritage, recently observed her 102nd birthday surrounded by her care teams from Cornerstone Hospice and Westminster Towers in downtown Orlando. Originally from Norway, Eleanors grandparents had come to America in 1879, arriving in Ellis Island. Oscar F. Anderson (Eleanors husband-to be) was born in 1907 in the southern Sweden almost on the border with Norway and closer to Oslo than to Stockholm. At the tender age of four, Oscar arrived with his mother and older brother Carl at Ellis Island in 1911 and soon joined his father John who had emigrated earlier and was already working at the iron ore and coal docks at the Lake Superior port of Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin. Growing up in Superior, Oscar became nearby lakes and rivers as well as hunting in the woodlands of northern Wisconsin. During the 1930s young Oscar was transferred to Fargo, North Dakota. One of Oscars favorite biblical passages was Ecclesiastes 3:1 For everything there is a season and time for every matter under heaven. His season was fall and the place was the Dakota prairie. For there, the skies often were darkened with migratory migrating patterns from the Canadian prairie southward while pheasants were hiding in the tall grass, harvested wheat and corn things in life gave Oscar greater satisfaction pheasant with a wing shot, that is a bird away. A skilled and successful hunter who ate all that he shot, Oscar hunted from the mid 1930s through the fall of 1993 at which time the implantation of a pacemaker and failing eyesight required that he lay down his shotgun. Thereafter, he changed his ways, taking time to feed the ducks, something the birds all seemed to approve. Another of Oscars great interests which he shared in later years with his wife throughout the year here in Orlando, where his love of orchids kept him busy moving plants in and out of the house at the slightest forecast of frost. During appropriate weather, his backyard was a mass of blooms which he eagerly shared. It was in Fargo that Oscar met a young lady of Norwegian descent, Eleanor B. Fiskum, born July 24, 1910 in Twin Valley, Minnesota. Young Eleanor had grown up in Minnesota and North Dakota and graduated from Fargo Central High School. After a brief courtship, Oscar and Eleanor married on May 31, 1935 in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, a marriage that would last sixtysix years. North Dakota is a relatively large, sparsely populated state, characterized by harsh, brutally cold, windy winters and unsettling summers, but it was here that Oscar and Eleanor found love and in the ensuing years carefully planned their family by spacing year intervals while naming them all with names beginning with J, John, Jim, Judy and Jerry. During the 1940s and 1950s Armour (Oscars employer) transferred him to Aberdeen, South Dakota and back to Fargo on two occasions. At the time of his retirement in 1969, Oscar was manager of the Armour meat distribution packing plant in West Fargo. In 1973, Oscar and Eleanor moved to Orlando, becoming permanent central Florida residents. Oscar and Eleanor took an active interest in Baptist churches in Fargo, Aberdeen, plus continued that interest here in Orlando at Park Lake Presbyterian. It is a privilege for Cornerstone Hospice to have our expert staff care for a patient of Eleanor Andersons advanced age, and to partner with Westminster Towers in the care of someone who has lived such a familyoriented life, indicated Cindi HarrisPanning RN and executive director of the The great new joys in the autumn of Oscar and Eleanors life were the marriages of their four children and arrival of their grandchildren. There are nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. At the time of Oscars passing in April, 2001, the Anderson clan gathered at Park Lake Presbyterian Church in Orlando coming from Nova Scotia, Canada, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Maryland, Washington DC and Arizona. Just like Oscar, Eleanor is proud of all and always interested in what they were up to and how they were making their way through life. Both Oscar and Eleanor enjoyed family gatherings and always seemed to be most happy at these events, such as when the entire family gathered on May 12, 2011 for the North Dakota State University Alumni Award Banquet where Eleanors son Dr. John F. Anderson was the recipient of the Henry L. Bolley Academic Achievement Award. All of Eleanors four children attended North Dakota State University. Now observing her 102nd birthday, Eleanor received care by her Cornerstone Hospice team at Westminster Towers, Gary Lehman, MD; Ancheda Fronda RN; Michelle Rose, licensed practicing nurse; nursing assistant Amanda Dawkins and Westminster Towers staff Ruthie Low, licensed practicing nurse; Laura Mullen, activities director and Luis Lopez, activities assistant, all participants in the recent party in observance of Eleanors 102nd.Since 1984, Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative organization, has provided compassionate care and services to central Florida residents counties or visit www.cornerstonehospice.org as well as www.SeriousIllness.org/Cornerstone Scandinavian heritage matriarch under Cornerstone Hospice care observes her 102nd birthday at Westminster Towers! by Manny P. Hernandez LEFT: In observance of Eleanor Andersons 102nd birthday, she is surrounded by her Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care as well as Westminster Towers care teams in Orlando. From le to right: Luis Lopez, activities assistant at Westminster Towers; Eleanors nurse Ancheda Fronda RN; Amanda Dawkins, certied nursing assistant, Cornerstone Hospice; the birthday gal herself Eleanor Anderson; Dee Gomez, certied nursing assistant, Cornerstone Hospice; Ruthie Low, licensed practicing nurse and unit manager at Westchester Towers; and Laura Mullen, activities director at Westminster Towers in Orlando. RIGHT: 102nd birthday gal Eleanor Anderson (seated), enjoys a recent cruise aboard Monarch of the Seas out of Port Canaveral accompanied by son-in-law Jay Fernandes (bottom le); granddaughter Linda Fernandez both of Branford, Connecticut. Standing from le: Judy Prince (daughter) from Riverdale, Bronx, New York; Marilynn J. Anderson (daughter in law) and Dr. John F. Anderson (son) both of Branford, Connecticut. e Anderson clan gathered around the matriarch of the family on May 2011 in Fargo, ND, for the North Dakota State University Alumni Award banquet where Eleanors son Dr. John F. Anderson was the recipient of the Henry L. Bolley Academic Achievement Award. All of Eleanors four children attended North Dakota State University. Front row (le to right): Kristin L. Anderson (granddaughter), Arlington, Massachusetts; Marilynn J. Anderson (daughter-in-law), Branford, Connecticut; Dr. John F. Anderson (son), Branford, Connecticut; matriarch Eleanor Anderson, Orlando, Florida; Judy Prince (daughter), Riverdale, Bronx, New York; James D. Anderson (son), Silver Springs, Maryland; Deanna Anderson (daughter-in-law), Silver Springs, Maryland. Back row le to right: John F. Anderson (grandson), New Haven, Connecticut; Linda Fernandes, (granddaughter), Branford, Connecticut; Jay Fernandes, Branford, Connecticut; Craig Prince (son-in-law), Riverdale, Bronx, New York; Jerome T. Anderson (son), Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Page 10 LAST CHANCE FOR THE GOOD LIFE!rffnf tffbff bbfbffbf fffb fbfffbf ftbfbrfShea Homes at Victoria Gardens is selling out with less than 20 home sites left! TrilogyLife.com/FL | 877.292.4511Discover the ultimate 55+ community: fb ff ffff f tfrbt f bftbfbbfffffffffffbffffb tbffbffffffbrfbbbnftfrfnftfrf frfnftfbfrfffffbffffrf ffbbfbfbffbbbfrfbfffffffrbnffrf bffbffff Tour Our Resort Community and Get a $25 American Express Gift Card If You Bring This Ad In. In charming DeLand, off I-4 exit 116 VG_MaitlandObserver_072612.indd 1 7/24/12 6:54 AM Calendar AUG. 24 The Sixth Annual Dog Days of Summer Wine and Beer Tasting is 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at The Doggie Door/Un leashed. Its $25 in advance and $40 the day of the event. For more information, call 407-644-2969 or stop by the stores at 329 N. Park Ave. AUG. 25 Celebrate the kickoff of Central Floridas cul tural season with the 8th Annual Red Chair Affair on Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre. The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park will hold auditions for the Jason Robert Brown musical the Musical from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, and from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26. The theatre is located at 419A W. Fairbanks Ave. AUG. 26 Music at the Casa will have a free open house from noon to 3 p.m. on Sundays, fea turing live performances and tours of the his toric Casa Feliz, 656 N. Park Ave. Upcoming performances are Shannon Caine/Beautiful Music on Aug. 26. For more information visit CasaFeliz.us or call 407-628-8200, ext. 3. The 2013 Orlando Ski Club Ski Trip Pre view and Trip Sales Kick-Off event will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 26, at Dubsdread Golf Club. Attendees will learn more about the roster of ski trip destinations, special rates and the registration process per trip. Dubsdread is located at 549 W. Par St. in Orlando. Learn more at orlandoskiclub.com AUG. 27 A grand re-opening celebration for Winter Park City Hall will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27. Residents and visitors are invited to join city ofcials for the festivi ties, which will include a special ceremony at 1:45 p.m., live music and refreshments. City Hall is located at 401 S. Park Ave. in down town Winter Park. Visit cityofwinterpark.org or call 407-599-3399. AUG. 28 The Art & History Museums Maitlands (A&H) continues the popular Artists Cri tique & Conversation series at 6 p.m. Tues day, Aug. 28, in the A&Hs Germaine Marvel Building, 210 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland. The program is free. Joining Josh Garrick as guest panelists on Aug. 28 are Robin Maria Pedrero and Terry Hummel. Visit ArtandHis tory.org AUG. 29 Mi Tomatina a Winter Park restaurant, asks that guests bring in non-perishable canned good items on Wednesday, Aug. 29, to do nate to the Community Food & Outreach Center. Those who donate will receive a complimentary glass of sangria. 50+FYI Expo which rotates throughout Central Florida, is coming to west Orange County from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 29 at St. Pauls Presbyterian Church in Gotha. The event is free and in addition to having infor mation, there will be a Food Truck Bazaar, magician, master balloon artist and music by Jacqueline Jones. Natalie Cordone returns to the popular Win ter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series with her new cabaret, Sentimental Jour ney, with Chris Leavy at the piano, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29. Tickets are $20. The Winter Park Playhouse is located at 711 Orange Ave., Suite C. Visit winterparkplay house.org AUG. 30 The grand opening of the new Maitland City Hall is from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30. Visit itsmymaitland.com for more details. Join JFS Orlando for an interactive evening focusing on hopes and passions from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at Cocina 214, 151 E. Welbourne Ave. Individual tickets are $30. Visit jfsorlando.org or call 407-6447593, ext. 227. AUG. 31 The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents the Joe Landry play Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play from Aug. 31-Sept. 17. Show times are 8 p.m. Mon days, Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sun days. Call 407-920-4034. SEPT. 1 Mi Tomatinas Executive Chef Jose Ba ranenko will offer a complimentary threehour demonstration of his Pollo Al Ajillo, Pa tatas Bravas and Zucchini Soup recipes from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Williams-Sonoma, 142 S. Park Ave. Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Winter Park will celebrate International Bacon Day with Ba con Bash from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, by selling its 10,000th slice of chocolatecovered bacon. The day will feature an array of bacon items. Additionally, one lucky Face book fan will win one slice of bacon per week for a year. Peterbrooke Chocolatier is located at 300 S. Park Ave., Winter Park. Sportsmans Expo will be from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at Bahia Shrine Cen ter, 2300 Pembrook Drive in Orlando. Its free admission. Bahia Shriners of Orlando hosts a family friendly event on hunting, shing, boating, shooting, camping and hiking. Net proceeds benet of Bahia Shriners facilities. Call 407-660-8811. Enzian Theater presents The Sleeping Beauty a Bolshoi ballet at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1. Its $17.50 for members and $20 for non-members. The theater is at 1300 S. Or lando Ave., in Maitland. Visit Enzian.org Visit www.wpmobserver.com/events/search for more details. Send submissions to jandreasson@turnstilemediagroup.com AUG 27: Art in Chambers Casterline The newest Art in Chambers exhibition featuring paintings by Rose Thome Casterline will be open for public viewing from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. beginning Monday, Aug. 27 in Commission Chambers and Room 200 at Winter Park City Hall located at 401 S. Park Ave. There will be an artist reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19. Watercolors The 41st Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhi bition will be held at the Mennello Museum of Art from Aug. 31 to Nov. 25. The museum is located at 900 E. Princeton St. in Orlando. Visit oridawa tercolorsociety.org

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Page 11 Lifestyles Introducing the newest Tranquil Oaks Cremation Garden at Baldwin-Fairchild Glen Haven a breathtaking garden lled with beautiful and lasting options for families and individuals choosing cremation.Cremation with remembrance...what a beautiful idea. Glen Haven Memorial Park STEIFor a COMPLIMENTARY TOU R OR INF ORMATION, call (877) 531-6257 or visit BaldwinFairchildC remationI nfo.com.Oaklawn Park Cemetery Offering the Simplicity Plan Give them a place to leave flowers. Give them a place to leave flowers. TOBF_WtParkMaitlandObserv_3colx5.indd 1 7/17/12 3:31 PM 558 W. New England Ave, Winter Park, Florida Classic Iron Beds AND Designer Linens 407-982-4319 www.ClassicIronBeds.com All iron & brass beds are made in the USA and guaranteed for 2 generations WHITE SALEthrough Sept. 15Save 20% with this adexp 09/15/12 Rebuilding a life Chris Curry hadnt ever really been in trouble before, so when a judge sentenced him to 30 years in prison, he was stunned. He knew his life had changed forever. But it was a detour his life needed, he said. The Eatonville native was living too quickly, hanging out with the wrong peo ple and mak ing bad decisions with out a thought. In 1996, he was charged with aggravated assault. It stopped him in his tracks, turned his point of view completely around, and opened his eyes to nally asked himself the question What is my purpose? This was destiny calling I had a rude awakening, Curry said. I had this new frame of mind I want to better myself. To some, a prison sentence might mean a life on pause. For Curry, it was the start of a new one. That was critical; it was para mount to changing my life, he said. Now all of a sudden I wanted to do something. And he took action im mediately. While await ing sentencing for a year and without any prior experience in the business, Curry started a positive message, musi cal talent search show on a local television net work. It was an instant success. Positive talk But those dreams were put on hold after sentencing. Curry then spent 12 1/2 years in prison. He there, not content to lie around, getting bitter like others he saw. He couldnt wait years to start his work and wanted to put his new outlook on life to action. He con nected with other inmates who had similar goals and ideas on how to spend their time in prison. Two years into his time, he started his positive talk program. Most guys, they just sit there, said Ann Reed, Currys girlfriend. They go in there not doing any thing and they come out not do ing anything, and Chris is the op posite. The program, which lasted went to, and continued into the next, was a group where inmates could talk to each other about improving their lives once they were out, making the right choic es and getting back on track. He got speakers to come in and talk about many topics, including be ing a good husband and father, buying a home and contributing to their community. Friends said its not a surprise that Curry took not only improv ing his life, but others lives as a responsibility while there. Hes the sort of friend you can always count on. He chooses to put other peo ple before him, said Ron MCcoy, Currys friend of 30 years. Not only have I seen it, Ive been a recipient, and thats a big part of where hes at now. Reactorball Reex Training System In addition to focusing on nur turing others mental and emo tional health with his positive talk program, Curry also created an exercise program, which he taught to other inmates. He calls System, and it combines martial arts and boxing moves with a bouncing ball mixed in. He said coordination and self-discipline. I put my life into it, my be liefs, my values, he said. It also builds self-esteem, he said. Many inmates are constantly afraid and have a hard time con trolling their emotions and feeling positive. One inmate always wore sunglasses and couldnt look peo ple in the eye. He couldnt forgive himself for the crime he commit ted and was full of shame. The ex ercise helped him let some of that go, and he was eventually able to at people when he talked to them. It was a huge step. A lot of people thought he wasnt going to make it now hes part of that history, Curry said. Learning from the past Now Curry hopes to take what hes learned in prison and share it with others. He hopes they can learn to be positive through rough times, gain knowledge from mistakes and follow their dreams. His videographer and friend Kyle Small said hes learned a lot from his friendship with Curry. Hes inspired daily by Currys persistence and pas sion for life. When he told me his story I knew I wanted to help him, Small said. I learned you always have to look forward, you cant dwell on the past. Hes taken his exercise sys tem to the Boys and Girls Club in Eatonville and trained the kids there, and wants to build up his program so its a household name, practiced in gyms all over the country. He plans to partici pate in his community and pos sibly start another positive talk group for residents in Eatonville. He said he doesnt regret his time spent in prison, because its made him the person he is today. In 12 1/2 years I accom plished more there than in my whole life, he said. PHOTOS BY BRITTNI JOHNSON THE OBSERVER Chris Curry demonstrates some of his Reactorball Reex Training System moves at his home in Eatonville recently. The exercise program combines martial arts and a bouncing ball. An Eatonville man used his 12 1/2 year prison sentence as motivation to improve his life and the lives of others through talking and training BRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff For more information about the Reactorball Reex Training System, or if youre interested in training with Chris Curry, email chriscurryyab@ gmail.com

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Page 12 Circuit Court Judge Don My ers wasnt emotionally prepared walk into his courtroom charged with a crime. The child was not yet tall enough to see over the four-foot podium. Im not immune to the idea that these are real children with real family challenges, said My ers, who is a father of four. Since he in January 2011, Myers has been the highest over all rated judge in Osceola County, according to a 2011 and 2012 poll of more than 130 local attorneys by the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is currently serving in Court Division. Myers, a longtime Maitland resident, made the decision to seek a judge position after prac ticing law for 22 years in Central Florida. It was at the head of those courtrooms that he realized he ence peoples lives. Hes a smart guy who is very analytical with good instincts, said Mike Bailey, Myers former law practice partner. Their part nership ended when Myers was elected. It was bittersweet to see him go. Myers wanted to serve the community that has been home for 47 years. Both he and his chil dren have attended the same pub lic schools in Maitland and Winter Park. When Myers arrives home at night, he carries a heavy briefcase be made. Despite this, Myers re mains grateful. As serious and heavy as this responsibility is sometimes, it is also such a great privilege, My ers said. I have a real oppor tunity to speak into the lives of families many of whom are at crying out for help. Outside of the courtroom My ers is also very dedicated to his church, Center Pointe Commu nity Church of the Nazarene. Cur rently he serves on their board, and participates in various volun teering projects that include visits to Orlando Central Cares reha bilitation center. Larry Dennis, the district su perintendent of the Central Flor ida District Church of the Naza rene, has spent the last 12 years working with Myers on church and community-related projects. He describes Myers as a natural leader. People gravitate toward him and listen to what he has to say, Dennis said. On Nov. 17, Myers plans to help hold a mass adoption ceremony of 20-25 families to celebrate Na tional Adoption Day in Osceola County. Adoption is personal for Myers and his wife, Debbie, who traveled to China 12 years ago to adopt their youngest daughter, Anna, who is now 13. During his time as a lawyer, he also helped own international adoption. Myers six-year term will end in 2016 and he hopes to be reelected. This position is something the community has lent to me I dont own it, Myers said. I need to prove myself worthy to be entrusted with it again in the future. IN JUST 10 SATURDAYS Dental Assistant Open House August 25, 2012 Class Starts September 15, 2012 Rsvp at rsvp@mygodas.com Rally Day Kickoff at St. John begins at the Rally Day worship service on Sunday, August 26, at 10:15 a.m. with a special blessing of the backpacks for all students (young and old) and a blessing for all those who work in education. Following the worship service at noon, there will be a Rally Day Celebration in the grassy lot with food provided by The Meat House (cash only), Water Slides and Bounce House. There will also be an opportunity to sign up for education classes for children, youth and adults and to meet the teachers. Wear comfortable clothes to the worship service, dont forget your bathing suit, towel, cash for food and mark your calendar now as St. John Lutheran Church kicks off the new education year with worship, fun and fellowship! Rally Day Celebrationand Blessing of the BackpacksSunday, August 26, 20121600 South Orlando Avenue Winter Park, Florida 32789 407-644-1783 AUGUST From Aug. 24-31, all proceeds from each kids meal purchased at Chipo tle Mexican Grill restaurants across the nation will go back to the class room gardens of Veggie U. Families who purchase a kids meal can then bring their receipt back to the restau rant in September and receive a kids meal for free. Creald School of Art culminates its popular summer ArtCamp program with a youth art exhibition featur ing works of the next generation of talented artists through Sept. 8 in the Showalter Hughes Community gallery on Crealds campus, with almost 300 pieces of artwork on display. Light re freshments are served. Contact 407671-1886 or visit crealde.org The Winter Park Farmers Market is held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at the old train depot, 200 W. New England Ave. Visit CityofWin terPark.org The Maitland Farmers Market is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday at Lake Lily Park. Food Truck Caf is 6-9 p.m. every Wednesday at Lake Lily Park. Visit ItsMyMaitland.com or call 407-539-6268. AUG. 26 Rally Day Kickoff is at St. John Lu theran Church, Winter Park, on Sun day, Aug. 26, at 10:15 a.m. There will be a backpack blessing and a noon celebration with food trucks, water slides and a bounce house. Its at 1600 S. Orlando Ave. Call 407-6441783. The next Walmart $5 Day will be this Sunday, Aug. 26, at the Orlando Science Center. Guests can enjoy ex hibits, giant screen lms and live pro grams for the signicantly discounted price of $5. General admission fees are usually $17 for adults and $12 for kids (ages 3-11). Call 407-514-2000 or visit osc.org SEPT. 3 The kids are off school so have some fun in the sun on Labor Day Monday, Sept. 3. SEPT. 10 The Art & History Museums Mai tland presents classes and work shops for children and adults begin ning on Sept. 10, including painting, drawing, stained glass, jewelry and pottery. Register at ArtandHistory.org, by phone at 407-539-2181, ext. 265, or in person at 231 W. Packwood Ave. Maitland Public Library events: a local photographer, presents Im pressions of Cuba on Aug. 23 at 6:30 p.m. Stretching & Toning class is Satur day, Aug. 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Please register. Read the Book, See the Movie: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shad ows is Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 2:30 p.m. is Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 7:30 p.m. fea turing Deavers The Bone Collector. Maitland Public Library hosts pre school 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 Read ing Buddies for kindergarten through fth grade. Call 407-647-7700 to reg ister or for more information. Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com Did you know Judges are also required to take a week out of their year to complete their turn of emergency duty. This past year, Myers turn fell over the Christmas holiday. During this duty its not uncommon to be awoken during the middle of the night by calls from police ofcers needing a warrant to be signed. And since the law states everyone has the right to see a judge within 24 hours of an arrest, its common to hold court proceedings at the jail facilities over most of the weekend. Visit cfacdl.org/ news.html to read the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2011-12 poll results. The award-winning Osceola County Circuit Court judge is a longtime resident of Maitland Meet your neighbor: Don Myers JENNIFER PRITCHARD Observer Staff PHOTO COURTESY OF WINTER PARK HEALTH FOUNDATION Maitland Mayor Howard Schieferdecker and Hal Downing of Bike/Walk Central Florida hold I yield for pedestrians signs near Dommerich Elementary on Monday, Aug. 20. Mayor stands for safety PHOTO BY JENNIFER PRITCHARD THE OBSERVER Osceola County Circuit Judge Don Mayers is a native and resident of Maitland. He took ofce in January 2011 after 22 years as a lawyer.

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Page 13 Aug. 24 Historic downtown Sanford Art Walk One more day in the month dedicated to art is the fourth Friday of each month when art galleries in Sanford showcase lo cal talent and visiting artists. The monthly event is free and runs from 6 to 9 p.m. On that evening, downtown Sanford becomes a pedestrian corridor enhanced by live music and award-winning restaurants. Participating venues First, Historic Sanford Welcome Center, Hyder Gallery Center for Fine Art, Jeanine Taylor and the Sanford Flower Shop. All venues are within walking distance of one another and will be open at least until 9 p.m. Special congratulations go to the Jeanine Taylor Folk Art Gallery at 211 E. First St., which celebrates Taylors 15th year in business this month. Jeanine invites us to stop by for a slice of anniversary cake and punch. Call 407-323-2774 or visit jtfolkart.com or sanfordart walk.com Aug. 25 The 8th Annual Red Chair Affair of the Central Florida arts and culture season, and whether you are new to the area, a patron of the arts or simply want to know more about the arts in Central Florida, this one evening serves as a not-to-be missed fundraiser and variety performance. Moved along at a brisk pace by Direc tor John DiDonna, the evening is your sampler of this seasons will be provided by Art & His tory Museums Maitland, Art istsRegistry.com, Empty Spaces Theatre Collaboration, the Bach Festival, Enzian, Florida Opera Theatre, the Orlando Ballet, the Orlando Philharmonic and Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, among others. The evening is a fundraiser for the Red Chair Project, a collaborative involving 360 arts organizations working to Aug. 25 Great food for an important cause It breaks my heart to report that 1 out of 5 people in Central Florida that is more than 732,000 people needed food assistance last year, a 152 percent increase from 2006. But it gladdens my heart to know that in the past year Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida distributed more than 35 million pounds of food to our hungry neighbors. That is 732,000 reasons to support Taste of the Nation Orlando on Saturday, Aug. 25. Those of us fortunate enough to be able to lend our support may savor the most esteemed chefs coming together to donate their talent to end hunger in America. All 100 percent of the ticket sales support end hunger, so please join Honor ary Chair Mayor Buddy Dyer at the World Center Marriott on Aug. 25. Tickets are $150 with 100 percent of ticket proceeds going directly to Second Harvest Food Bank and the Coalition for the Homeless. Visit facebook.com/ nokidhungry or ce.strength.org/ Orlando Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. Artist Critiques & Conversation with the public invited (for free!) I am grateful every day that ists, and one of the joyful ways Ive found to give back is to lead an introductory Artist Critiques & Conversation evening on every fourth Tuesday of the month at The Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H). The next fourth does the series help emerging art ists with a professional critique, but it also allows the public to meet these artists. At each ses sion, works of art have been pur chased directly from the artists while they were being critiqued and that is real help to these art ists especially in this economy. Each month I am joined by two fellow panelists, and on Aug. artist Robin Maria Pedrero and Orlando Sentinel columnist and artist Terry Hummel. Thats the fourth Tuesday of every month at A&H at 210 W. Packwood Ave. in Maitland. The program is free. Visit ArtandHistory.org or call Aug. 28 Big Time Rush in Big Time Tour Recently chosen as the worlds most popular boy-band by Pa rade magazine, and in response thanks to their popular TV series Big Time Rush will come to the series follows four best friends from Minnesota who trade in hockey sticks for music stardom in Los Angeles (averaging 3.6 million viewers). Their new album Elevate includes Music Sounds Better With U, All Over Again and Elevate plus music that will debut on the TV series. The soundtrack for their upcom ing movie, Big Time Movie, features covers of Beatles songs including Help and Hard Days Night. Visit BigTimeTour. com. Buy tickets at amwaycenter. 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. 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Page 14 Opinions Jessilyn Park is in no way your typical artist. But then, shes not typical anything. I came to know about her and see her work as so many others have: on Facebook. Super color ful, almost always a product of a lighting source, many times a street lamp, her work conveys a positive, hopeful outlook. A month or so ago I noticed a national contest she had entered, with the winning work to be featured on new labels for Artiste wines, a limited edition winery in California. Using her social media connections, she won, following in the local footsteps of another Orlando artist, Robin Pe drero, who won the year before. California for a reception and the unveiling in November. The more I found out about Jessilyn Park the more I was time this past weekend in Oviedo at an art event. I met not just an artist, but someone Id say resembles her colorful works in the way she lives her life. You could say shes an ac cidental artist. Now 31, and an executive assistant by day, shed never drawn or sketched or even thought much about art until last December when her grandmoth with blindness, expressed regret none of her grandchildren had ever shown an interest in such. Jessilyn went home and gave it Facebook. Hers were not vibrant at all. All of her paintings were kind of dreary, she says, as her buoyant manner calms. She says later, af ter all this started I was like, hey, Dad, we should paint together, you can probably do it, too. And so I went there and I bought him an easel and everything and his painting was so ugly. It was hor rible. He even knew it. In January she began search ing for an accomplished artist who utilizes the same palette knife techniques used by her grandmother. She then discov ered Leonid Afremov, a Russian painter now living in Mexico. I emailed him, she says, as if its what everyone would do, and I didnt get a response and then I did more stalking on him and I found out he speaks Russian. So I had my co-worker translate my email to Russian she explains. And then his son wrote me back and said he would welcome you. It wasnt free. I had to pay for the train my hotel. He taught me for a whole week. His son translated the whole time, in a very thick accent. Jessilyn laughs as we talk, sharing her story. Im amused again and again at how she just jumps in, does whatever she does to the fullest, makes things happen. In addition to all the social media Facebook, Twit ter, YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, Klout, LinkedIn, and others she uses, she also bought a package on PRWeb and now produces two monthly press releases she says are always picked up by Yahoo, with hopes for a national magazine. Here locally shell be the featured artist in Orlando Home & Leisure next month. Social media plays a huge role in the success Ive had in such a short amount of time. My social media reaches 20,000 people across all platforms, she says. When you post something and someone likes it, she says of Facebook, it goes to the top of their newsfeed, so then their friends see it and thats how vi rality happens. Thats how I won this wine contest. Because I kept posting pictures of it on both my pages, asking for votes. So I had a few rooters here Id never met, post it in groups and send it out. tion on my phone that my photo had been shared 72 times. I ask her about inspiration and she speaks of lights and lamp posts. I go around the city and take pictures of lamps, and theres this one in College Park, oh my God, its beautiful. I just love lamps, she says, excitedly mentioning another in down town Orlando. Nothing typical at all. 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. Clyde Moore I LUV Winter Park Visit facebook.com/JessilynParkArt or www.jessilynpark.com for more information. We highlight local businesses that are utilizing and selling items made by other locals. Send submissions to iluvwinterpark@earthlink.net Local Luvn Local Earth Inspired Living has the Blues Winter Park artists Jeffrey Blue and Di St. Jacques-Blue create glass-inspired ower sculptures from recycled plastic bottles and waste paint. The original product has been processed in several ways, but the original materials add to the beauty with various textures, with plastics and the brilliance of the blended paints. Green Art Studios has mastered the concept of upcycled art. Jeffrey and Di are an award-winning mother-and-son team. Their works are sold at Earth Inspired Living on Park Avenue. Visit 300 N. Park Ave. or www.earthinspiredliving.com Letters to the editor Send your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Jenny Andreasson at jandreasson@turnstilemediagroup.com Clean up the eyesores Has anyone noticed the increased clutter in our city? There are window signs galore, yard signs planted when ever a vendor makes a house call, and sidewalks jammed with clothing racks and board signs. The political signs may be an eyesore, but at least they go away. If your business or residence is an of fender, please consult the city codes or just consider whether you are contributing or detracting from the beauty of our city. Lets clean up Winter Park! Bonnie J. Jackson Winter Park Devil is in the details of voting laws dom to vote is at stake), Ms. Kathryn Grammer expresses her concern about being disenfranchised by voter fraud and notes that she has a proper ID. She is not alone in worrying about being disen franchised. In state after state, including Florida, the poor, African Americans, the elderly and students are also worrying about being disenfranchised too. These new laws, which purport to be designed to stop voter fraud may seem so on their face, but, as the saying goes, the devil is in the details. If those states that have put in place the voter laws had shown the slight est interest in assisting those populations by providing methods for those eligible to we would not be having this conversation. Add to the ID requirement the number of polling places, number of hours and/or days for early voting and absentee ballot voting restrictions and it becomes clear that voter fraud is, in itself, a fraudulent issue. The issue is voter suppression. I too scoured the Internet looking for information on the type and scope of voter fraud. I found that fraud, especially in-person voter fraud, is rare. (See the Washington Post, the Brennan Center for Justice, among others.) Regarding the Mis found was written in July 2011 by Mat thew Vadum in the Daily Caller. However, Mr. Vadum also wrote an article in Sep tember 2011 titled, Registering the Poor to Vote is Un-American. In this article, he says of the poor, Registering them to vote is like handing out burglary tools to criminals. It is profoundly anti-social and un-American to empower (them) to destroy the country. This does not sound to me like a fear of voter fraud, but some thing far more sinister and antithetical to our democracy. This summer, I spent time in Massa chusetts, the birthplace of America, retrac ing the path that Paul Revere took from the Old North Church, through the coun tryside to Lexington and Concord. Seeing the sites and reading the words of our Founding Fathers has reinforced my belief that we are an incredible nation. We have fought hard for what we believe and that includes the right of all eligible citizens to vote. Now is not the time to turn back or to turn our backs on our citizens. Vicki Krueger Winter Park Social Security and women Aug. 26 is known as Womens Equal ity Day. On that date in 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was signed, giving women the right to vote. Social Security treats men and women equally. Men and women with identical earnings histories are treated exactly the same. However, there are things women in particular should know about Social Se curity. Although treated equally by Social For example, women tend to care for many people: spouses, children and par ents. Taking time away from the work place to care for a newborn child or aging parent can have an impact on your future throughout the years, women are more likely to earn less over a lifetime than men. Women are less often covered by private retirement plans, and they are more dependent on Social Security in their retirement years. years longer than men, which means more years depending on Social Security and other retirement income or savings. If a woman is married to a man who it is likely she will qualify for a larger own. Want to learn more? Visit our Womens page at www.socialsecurity.gov/women. Follow the link on that page to our publi cation, What Every Woman Should Know. You can read it online, print a copy or listen to it on audio. We provide alternate media as well to reach as many women as possible and to provide the information the way youd like to receive it. Learning about your future Social Se are treated just the same in the eyes of So cial Security: what better way to celebrate Womens Equality Day? Blanca Taylor Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Social savvy pays for edgling artist PHOTO BY CLYDE MOORE THE OBSERVER Orlando artist Jessilyn Park poses with some of her paintings. She recently won a national contest to get her art featured on wine bottles.

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Page 15 Chris Jepson Perspectives Louis Roney Play On! Ye shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free, Jesus said. Truth is fact, and that is what its all about, isnt it? Ever since Pontius Pilot asked Jesus, What is truth? human beings have been asking the same question. Seeking the absolute, we most often have to settle for the relative. There are few nudities so objection able as the naked truth. Agnes Rep plier A lie told often enough becomes the truth, said Vladimir Lenin, founder of Communism. Joseph Goebbels, propa ganda minister to Hitlers Nazi party, invented the term, The Big Lie, which purported that a lie repeated often enough will be believed. tion. Mark Twain Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves A lie gets half way around the world be fore the truth has a chance to get its pants on. Winston Churchill We ask a man who may be an atheist to place his hand on the Bible to guarantee that he is telling the truth. How often is a lie sold as the truth? Know any politi cians? Too bad the truth is not always as useful as a lie, is it? I wish I could believe you, we think when we hear statements that contain no promise of truth. How much of human unkindness is the product of lying? How much of human crime? How much of talk leading to war? African-American writer Mychal Massie, former chairman of The National Leadership Network of Black Conserva tives, whose blog is titled The Daily Rant, does not seem in any way to be enthusi astic about President Obamas veracity. An April 19, 2011, opinion piece on WND. com titled When Will Obama Crack In Public? states: (The Obamas) are spending and living large at taxpayer expense opulent vacations, gala balls, resplendent dinners and exclusive command performances at the White House, grand date nights, golf, basketball, more golf, exclusive resorts and still more golf. The Obamas have behaved in every way but presidential responsibility, we all need to share in the the America we believe in. Massie continues: among the kinder rebukes be ing directed at Obama, and with people becoming less intimidated by his will ingness to use race as a bludgeon, with falling poll numbers in every meaningful category and an increasingly aggressive tea-party opposition how much longer before he cracks completely? Possessed by a self-perceived palatine mindset, that in his mind places him above criticism, how long before he cracks in public? Can America risk a man with a documented track record of lying and misrepresenting truth as a basic way of life, who is becom ing increasingly more contumelious? Steve McCann wrote an April 2011 piece on AmericanThinker.com titled The Mendacity of Barack Obama: After the speech the president deliv ered the 13th of April (2011) regarding the federal budget, one that was chock full of lies, deceit, and crass fear-mongering, it must be said that Barack Obama is the most dishonest, deceitful, and menda cious person in a position of power I have ever witnessed. That performance was the culmination of four years of outright lies and narcissism that have been largely ignored by the media, including some in the conservative press and political class who are loath to call Mr. Obama what he is in the bluntest of terms: a liar and a fraud. It is apparent that he has gotten life, aided and abetted by the sycophants around him Seems we are beginning to be told the truth about Barack Obama! About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) What is it about modern women that Republican men just cannot seem to stomach? Is it that women have minds of their own? Is that it? Or, is it that they have bodies Republican men want to manage? What a shame, huh, that those bodies come with minds unfortunately attached, well, at least in Republican circles. Republican autocrats, err, excuse me, Republican politicians nationwide feel they are on a quest to save women from themselves. How so, you might legiti mately ask? Women have bodies, their own for example, that they simply can not manage without the authority of the state. Ironically, tragically, that is the Republican position. The typical American woman is incapable of managing her own body. Because of this obvious biological fact, Republican public policy argues that the state (government) is morally obligated to supervise her fertility, her sexual ity, her, in other words. Big Brother may be dead in the old Soviet Union, but is alive and well in the American gulag (gutter) of Republican politics. I return to my opening question, what is it about women that Republican men simply cannot tolerate? Is it that women are, in fact, too stupid to manage their own lives, their own bodies? Is that it? Women are simply too stupid. Or, is it that women are obviously too emotional to handle that task? You know, women are so awash in monthly hormones, well, their judgment, empirically im paired. Or, does Republican misogyny stem from biblical pronouncements such as Genesis 3:16-19, Your husband shall rule over you. Husband, state, whats Republican men nationwide, it would appear, are on a mission from God to save women from themselves. Interest ing, however, America is not a theocracy. What is it about female sexuality that so absorbs Republican men? Why would any reasonable, sane man have the te merity to think that he can legislate what a woman does with her body? Birth control? Abortion? Family planning? If and when to have a child? If and when to have a fourth child? These are so inherently personal, individual matters that it boggles the mind as to why Re publican men are so intent on introduc ing the state into such private business. Perhaps, as has been observed, all American women should incorporate their uteruses, then maybe Republican legislators would keep their hands (laws) No. Because you have a Republican U.S. Senate incumbent (Todd Akin of Missouri) arguing last week that, If its a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try and shut that whole thing down. This Republican despot, err, excuse me, honorable six-term member of Congress, was explaining why he opposed abortion rights even in a case involving your raped daughter and if, gosh, she unfortunately found herself pregnant. Golleee, Gomer, I wonder what an illegitimate rape feels like? I do not have a complete answer (Do you?) as to why Republican men do not the management of their own bodies. I do know that for the past thousands of years men have treated women like chattel, property to be managed and disposed of at will. It has only been in the last 200 years that there has been any movement for female equality. Perhaps Republican men today are the last gasp of a dying, reactionary order. For our daughters, we can only hope. 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 Whats wrong with Republican men? The truth about untruths Winter Park now friendlier for bikers and walkers This is in response to the Aug. 9 editorial Will Quiet zones help you sleep at night? by Mr. William Shallcross. Embedded within his perspective of quiet zones, he laid his disdain with the citys ef forts toward safety issues particu larly bicycle and pedes trian. Id like to take this op portunity to share with you some the city has made to make the city a more pedestrianand bicyclefriendly community. For the past two years, the citys Pedestrian & Bicycle Advisory Board along working on projects to increase safety. Here are some examples of the actions taken to increase the safety of our residents on foot and on wheels: support for multimodal transpor 1,200 feet of gaps in sidewalks throughout the city to crosswalks along Aloma/Fair banks avenues between Lake mont and Pennsylvania avenues ings with new pavement mark ings, curb cut ramps, and signs at: Gay Road to assist with resi dents traveling to and from the shopping area patrons to have a safer crossing of New York Avenue Canton Avenue to assist Pub lix employees and patrons while crossing to parking areas Lakemont Elementary School for safer student crossing pedestrian crossings at: Palmer & Lakemont serves YMCA and Lakemont Elemen tary Whitehall & Lakemont serves Winter Park High School Howell Branch Road and Temple Trail serves Dommerich Elementary and Maitland Middle School students (funded by a Safe Routes to School grant) various capacities at city facilities throughout the city Lake Baldwin Trail around Lake Baldwin by constructing 2,300 linear feet of path through Fleet Peeples Park trian improvements, the city is also planning on: Improving pedestrian cross ings and adding bicycle lanes on Fairbanks Avenue as part of the Fairbanks Avenue Improvement Project Adding new sidewalks for some of the Brookshire Elemen tary School neighborhoods (to be funded by a Safe Routes to School grant) Installing audible pedestrian signals at Aloma Avenue and St. Andrews Boulevard to serve the visually impaired Also, this year the Winter Park Police Department is conducting paign. This campaign involves working with our government and community partners by dis tributing educational materials, presenting to school age children, using social networking and tar geting enforcement of violators. walking and bicycling environ ment has long been an estab lished goal and integral part of the city of Winter Park. By continuing to enhance pedestrian and bicycle safety we hope to ensure that the city will continue to be the best place to live, work and play for our residents and visitors, regardless of their mode of travel. Troy Attaway is the public works director for the city of Winter Park. You can reach him at tattaway@cityofwinterpark.org TROY ATTAWAY Guest Writer Troy Attaway Creating a safe and efficient walking and bicycling environment has long been an established goal and integral part of the city of Winter Park.

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