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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: 10-11-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Winter Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Maitland (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Orange County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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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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Holding Location: University of Florida
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Tell our Stepford Wives politicians that we liked Winter Park just ne before the anti-picketing ordinance.Page 18Letters to the editor LifestylesMeet Park Avenue Fashion Weeks Emerging Designer Contest judges. Fashion Week kicks off Sunday!Page 11 CalendarForty local restaurants present culinary delights at the Taste of Maitland at Lake Lily on Monday.Page 5 Festival guideThe 39th Annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival is Saturday, Oct. 13, and Sunday, Oct. 14, in Central Park.Insert 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 KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland 144 area artists encircle Lake LilyHousing wins approvalRelive the citys pastMayor, residents ask Bonus to resignCouncilman says he will serve despite news of prostitution use and DUI chargeISAAC BABCOCK AND SARAH WILSON Observer StaffMoments after debating whether 5 percent of new housing should Park City Commission voted to al low a 204-unit apartment building The project passed 4-1 on second Though the four-story building ing had become a lightning rod of discussion for competing visions of Mayor Ken Bradley said that the building would add to the balance of the citys other developments Cooper said that it would be the In celebration of the citys come Center is welcoming residents and visitors to explore pres chamber and historical society Parks big 1-2-5 with an opening reception and photo gallery un ability to take a trek through time ter Parks evolution from 1887 to This is awesome isnt it? Golf Club in 1916 the women in full-length dresses and men dressed like this? Parks history from its found ing on 600 acres of nothing to the gradual development and redevelopment of Park Avenues Mayor Bradley himself making Hours before a Maitland City Council meeting would see him Councilman Phil Bonus vowed not thropic endeavors in the city or his Though he is no longer the citys appointed second in line to the on Council among calls for his res had already endured the trauma and began the healing process after revelations that he had visited an east Orange County brothel as re Please see BONUS on page 6 TOP PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER ABOVE PHOTO COURTESY OF WINTER PARK HISTORICAL ASSOCIATIONRose Charlton Bynum stands with a 1948-era photo of her as Hungerford High Schools homecoming queen. Above, Seminole Hotel guests play games in 1886.SARAH WILSON Observer Staff Please see ANNIVERSARY on page 2ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff Please see COMMISSION on page 2PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERThe only other apartments in the Winter Park Village are above The Cheesecake Factory. PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERWilliam Green of Special Event Entertainment created a paratrooper balloon outt for a young Maitland Rotary Art Festival attendee on Sunday, Oct. 7.

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Page 2 an appearance in a photo from the City Hall grand re-opening cer emony following renovations in Remarks of remembrance and astonishment of times past Park Avenue? among the primarily black-andher appearance in the historical as well as ones passed down from used to play ball right on the helped build the original elemen tary school that stood on Park Av the rest of the 125th anniversary all about city partners coming to gether to celebrate the past and hosting a reenactment of the vote and following meeting in 1887 that led to the incorporation of the those actually in attendance 125 rade fashion to Ergood Hall now Its a neat kind of reenactment of what happened 125 years ago with the same family members its going to be very commemora The reenactment will lead into Meadow under the tent set up for the following weeks Harrietts All the big city partners have really teamed up for this anniver (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.www.oldharborf inancial.com Old Harbor FINANCIAL12 Month CDAlso oer IRA Specials & free 401k ReviewsAPYHigher Rates for Longer Term Greetings, During the citys 125thanniversary celebration, I am especially honored to serve as Mayor of Winter Park, theCity of Culture and Heritage. As I reflect on the past 125 years in our citys history, I am abundantly proud of our community and extremely grateful for the foresight, service and dedication of our past and present forefathers, community leaders, city staff and residents. The celebration continues through January 2013, and we have many exciting events to acknowledge this milestone in our citys history. I do hope you can join us! On October 12, 1887, only six years after Loring Chase and Oliver E. Chapman founded Winter Park, the towns 613 permanent residents voted to incorporate the town. At 2 p.m. in Ergood Hall (now Penzeys Spices on the corner of Park Avenue and Morse Boulevard), a meeting was held for the purpose of organizing a municipal government, electing officers, and incorporating the town of WinterPark. And so the charming story began. I hope you can join me and city officials at the 32nd Winter Park Autumn ArtFestival, co-sponsored by the city and hosted by the Winter Park Chamber ofCommerce. We will celebrate this milestone in our citys history by singing Happy Birthday Winter Park and cutting the commemorative birthday cake, generouslyprovided by The Flour Shop, Saturday, October 13, at 11 a.m., ontheCentral Park main stage. To find details regarding all of the 125th anniversary festivities, please visit cityofwinterpark.org/125. Thank you for helping us celebrate this milestone and achieve the citys vision, To be the best place to live, work and play in Florida for todays residents and future generations. Congratulations, Winter Park ~ we look forward to the next125 years! Warmest Regards, Kenneth W. Bradley Mayor, Winter Park the City of Winter Park1887 2012 thANNIVERSARY 125 ANNIVERSARY | Events continue throughout the weekend CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE FRIDAY, OCT. 128 AM 10 AM125th anniversary Prayer Breakfast & ServiceFIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF WINTER PARK, 225 S. INTERLACHEN AVE.The prayer service immediately please contact 407-647-2416 or 2 PM1887 Ergood Hall Incorporation Meeting 102 N. PARK AVE., CORNER OF MORSE BOULEVARD AND PARK AVENUE purpose of organizing a municipal government and incorporating City Commissioners will lead the community in a celebration of this Enjoy a slice of the citys 125th birthday cake compliments of The 5:30 PM 10 PMWinter Park Historical Associations Peacock BallCENTRAL PARK WEST MEADOW Purchase tickets at 407-647-2330 or SATURDAY, OCT. 1311 AM39th annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival CENTRAL PARK Chamber of Commerce; cosing Happy Birthday to the city and enjoy a piece of the citys 125th birthday cake compliments of The SATURDAY, OCT. 206 PMHarrietts Park Avenue Fashion Week Runway Show CENTRAL PARK WEST MEADOW The show will feature 1887 period clothing and honor the citys 125th anniversary as part of the For more information on all of the citys 125th anniversary celebrations, please click the 125th anniversary button at cityofwinterpark.org, follow Winter Park on Facebook and Twitter, or call 407-599-3428. WINTER PARKS 125TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONSCOMMISSION | CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE the proposed building would be Resident Barbara Hovanetz said that it would lead to bad I dont want people to feel that they can change from 3-4 sto ries just because they do a fancy crease from a property when its changed from commercial to resi an empty lot becomes a 204-unit on was that though it would tower over nearby homes across Den honor goes to a project approved building south of the apartment Plan your weekend with The Weekender!Visit wpmobserver.com and click "Subscribe to Newsletter"

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Purchase a Flamingo For just $10, youll get one amingo for your yard and another to place among the growing ocks in Winter Park. To learn where you can purchase your Flamingo visit, PinkOutWinterPark.com.Shop at Pink Out Retailers Purchase Pink Out apparel, merchandise, food and beverages from participating Park Avenue and Hannibal Square retailers, and a portion of each sale will go to the Winter Park Memorial Hospital Mammography Scholarship Fund to benet the women of our community.Get a Mammogram A yearly mammogram is the single most effective method for detecting breast cancer early, when it is most treatable and beatable. When it comes to choosing who will perform your annual mammogram, look no further than Winter Park Memorial Hospital Outpatient and Womens Center and Florida Radiology Imaging (FRi) Oviedo. Call (407) 646-7798 or visit www.WinterParkHospital.com to schedule your annual mammogram today. For more information, visit PinkOutWinterPark.comJoin the ock! Support Pink Out 2012.Get involved!Beneting the Winter Park Memorial Hospital Mammography Scholarship Fund. September October 2012 WINTER PARK PINKOUT WPMH-12-9665 Pink Out 2012 Park Press October issue.indd 1 9/27/12 12:58 PM

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Page 4 1620 Mayflower Court | Winter Park, FL 32792 | 407.672.1620 | www.themayflower.com WINNER: ICAA INDUSTRY INNOVATOR AWARDFor The Mayower/Rollins College Lifelong Learning Program WE COULDNT IMAGINE A BETTER PLACE TO CALL HOME.For the past two decades, residents have moved to The Mayower for many reasons: our gracious lifestyle, luxury amenities, stateof-the-art continuing care and, of course, our enviable address. Its hard to imagine a better place to relax, revitalize, reinvent and renew than this wonderful town of ours. So, thanks, Winter Park for your charm, your warmth, and your continuing support. Were part of you. Youre part of us. Heres to another 125 years!88141 PR AD WPO 10/2012Congratulations, Winter Park ON YOUR 125TH ANNIVERSARY! MAY 888 WP 125 Anniv Ad_WPO.indd 1 9/5/12 9:58 AM |Publisher reserves right to edit or refuse all advertisements, announcements, articles and/or letters to the editor. Submission does not guarantee publication. Columnists opinions are made independently of the newspaper. All rights reserved. Winter Park/Maitland Observer 2012 POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Winter Park/Maitland Observer | 1500 Park Center Drive | Orlando, FL 32835 TCraft@TurnstileMediaGroup.com JAndreasson@TurnstileMediaGroup.com IBabcock@TurnstileMediaGroup.com JGallagher@TurnstileMediaGroup.com iluvwinterpark@earthlink.netSarah Wilson & Brittni JohnsonSarah WilsonSteven Barnhart Jennifer Kopf(Orange & Seminole Counties) Legal@FLALegals.com TCraft@TurnstileMediaGroup.com KReyes@TurnstileMediaGroup.comFlorida Press Association & Winter Park/Maitland/Goldenrod Chambers of Commerce Winter Park/Maitland Observer is published by headquartered in Orlando, Fla., Turnstile Media Group is also the parent of Golfweek, Golfweek Custom Media, TurfNet, Professional Artist, Seminole Voice, East Orlando Sun, Baldwin Park Living and Turnstile Connect.CHAIRMAN: Rance Crain PRESIDENT/CEO: Francis X. Farrell VICE PRESIDENTS: Merrilee Crain, Patti Green & Jeff Babineau Established in 1989 by Gerhard J.W. Munster Find our weekly Business Briefs online at WPMObserver.com Community Bulletin Donate candy to soldiers The Winter Park Fire-Rescue Department is once again supporting Operation Gratitude, a program that collects candy and gifts for American service men and women currently deployed in the remote regions of Afghanistan and hostile areas around the world. Community mem bers are encouraged to drop off candy and letters of ap preciation at one of the following Winter Park locations: Fire Station 61, 343 W. Canton Ave.; Fire Station 62, 300 S. Lakemont Ave.; Fire Station 64, 1439 Howell Branch Road; Winter Park City Hall, 401 S. Park Ave.; The Winter Park Public Library, 460 E. New England Ave. Donations will be accepted until Saturday, Nov. 10. For more in formation, email opgratitudeorlando@gmail.com, visit operationgratitude.com or call 407-454-0878.Artists in action at A&HThe Art & History Museums Maitland will host Whitney Broadaway, Dawn Rosendhal, Trent Tomengo and Ca milo Velsquez as part of its 2012-2013 Artist-in-Action program. Located at the A&Hs Maitland Art Center, the Artist-in-Action program has been a xture at the institu tion for many years.Students achievementsSamuel Conde, of Winter Park, a sophomore majoring in education and political science, has been selected to perform this year with the Concert Choir, the vocal en semble at Heidelberg University. Eric Stearman of Winter Park, has earned a MS in Psychology from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Orange County Public Schools has 13 seniors named seminalists in the 49th annual National Achievement Scholarship Program. Alicia Tarver of Winter Park and Rhianne McCalip of Edgewater are two of the seminal ists. The students are eligible to continue in the competi tion for about 800 Achievement Scholarship awards.A&H partners with libraryThe Art & History Museums Maitland is partnering with the Maitland Public Library to showcase selections from its permanent collection in the historic section of the li brary.Orange teacher needs helpWalter Dahn, 68, of Longwood recently received a life saving heart transplant after being diagnosed with con gestive heart failure. Dahn has been a music teacher with the Orange County school system for 30 years. To make a tax-deductible gift in his honor, please visit transplants. org and click Find an NFT Patient to search for him. To make a gift by mail, send to the NFT Florida Transplant Fund, 5350 Poplar Ave., Suite 430, Memphis, TN 38119. Include in honor of Walter Dahn on the memo line. Send submissions to jandreasson@turnstilemediagroup. com Have you seen this turtle? Known around Winter Park as the Turtle Lady, Carol Bachicha has been walking her three turtles through Central Park for two years. On Sept. 9, her youngest pet, Randal the Rascal, went missing in Central Park. He is about the size of business card. If you have any informa tion, please call Carol at 407-677-1138. Bush Center gets $1M giftRollins College recently cel ebrated the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation at a community event recognizing the Foundation for a $1 million gift to assist in renovation and expansion of the Archibald Granville Bush Science Center. The donation marks the milestone of the Edyth Bush Char itable Foundation awarding more than $100 million in grants since its inception nearly 40 years ago.

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Page 5 OCT. 11 Central Florida Anthropological Societys Lecture Series will feature Return to Prehistoric Florida: Land of the Ice Age Giants, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, at Leu Gardens. It is free. Email kagidusko@ hotmail.com or call 321-948-3994. Paul Galbraith will perform the Bach Fes tival Visiting Artist Series opening concert on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 8 p.m. at Rollins Colleges Tiedtke Concert Hall. Tickets are $35 to $50. Visit BachFestivalFlorida.org or call 407-646-2182. The Interfaith Council of Central Florida and the Holocaust Memorial Resource will have a discussion on Islam on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Mait land Holocaust Center. Contact info@holocaustedu.org or 407-628-0555.OCT. 12Orlando Mini will host Shaken & Stirred a benet for New Hope for Kids, on Fri day, Oct. 12, at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person. Winter Park Historical Associations Pea cock Ball will be held from 5:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, in Central Park West Meadow. Tickets can be purchased at WPHistory.org or by calling 407-6472330. There will be a 125th Anniversary Prayer Breakfast & Service at the First Congregational Church of Winter Park from 8 to 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 12. Email msearl@fccwp.org or call 407-647-2416. At 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, there will be a celebration of the 1887 Ergood Hall Incorporation Meeting at Penzeys Spices. City commissioners will lead the community in a free celebration of the historic meeting 125 years ago. Call 407599-3428. Indigo Palms of Maitland is having a Pinktober Bash for breast cancer awareness on Friday, Oct. 12, from 3 to 5 p.m.OCT. 13The Art & History Museums Maitlands Evening in the Grove, an Orange & White (& Blue) Gala, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Sheraton Orlando North Hotel in Maitland. For tick ets and information, visit ArtandHistory. org or call 407-539-2181, extension 262. Our Family is Growing! Magdalena Pasarica, MDThe Centre for Family Medicine proudly welcomes Magdalena Pasarica, MD, PhD. As a family medicine physician, Dr. Pasarica treats patients of all ages from newborns to geriatrics. In addition, she is an academic physician with special research interests in obesity and diabetes. PROFILE Medical Education, University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Romania PhD in Nutrition at Wayne State University Residency, Family Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical SciencesNow Accepting New Patients. Offering same-day and evening appointments. Call (407) 646-7070 to schedule.133 Benmore Drive, Suite 200, Winter Park, FL 32792 | (407) 646-7070 | www.CentreForFamilyMedicine.comCFM-12-9472 Calendar HAUNTS AROUND TOWNVisit wpmobserver.com for our full Halloween events calendar. Please see CALENDAR on page 10 OCT. 14-20: Park Avenue Fashion Week Harrietts Park Avenue Fashion Week will be held from Sunday, Oct. 14, to Sat urday, Oct. 20. There will be a runway show at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, in Central Parks West Meadow. For information visit ParkAvenueFashionWeek.com OCT. 15: Taste of Maitland at Lake Lily Taste of Maitland 2012 is Monday, Oct. 15, at Lake Lily Park. Advance tickets are $20 and day of tickets are $25. Visit MaitlandChamber.com or call 407-6440741.

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Page 7 Happy 125th Anniversary Winter Park!This week celebrates the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of the town of Winter Park. On Oct. 12, 1887, at 2 p.m., 125 years ago, many of Winter Parks 613 residents gathered on the 2nd of Morse Boulevard and Park Av enue (now Penzeys Spices) to or ganize a municipal government, the town of Winter Park. At that time, 102 voters were registered, 68 votes were needed to incor porate, and 73 voters were actually present. During that momen tous meeting, a City Council and mayor form of government was adopted, Robert White, Jr., was town marshall, and the following aldermen: munity will gather at that very same place, time and date, just 125 years later, to commemorate cisions made 125 years ago have truly shaped our community and set the solid foundation for what many other special events to cele brate the citys 125th anniversary:FRIDAY, OCT. 12 Service Congregational Church of Winter tion Meeting levard and Park Avenue. ciations Peacock Ball West Meadow SATURDAY, OCT. 13 Park SATURDAY, OCT. 20 Meadow please visit cityofwinterpark. Oct. 8 City Commission meeting highlightsThere was a City Commission meeting Oct. 8. Below are a few highlights of decisions made:Mayors Report ed recognizing the citys 125th an niversary and Public Power Week. cellence in Procurement Award.Consent Agenda approved. contracts were approved with a Action Items Requiring Discussion sion was tabled. Public Hearings sylvania Ave. were approved. Winter Park Town Center Devel opment, LLC, for the property loapproved. time period for reapplication for Comprehensive Plan/Rezoning at 861 W. Canton Ave. was approved. A full copy of the Oct. 8 Com mission minutes will be available at cityofwinterpark.org the week of Oct. 22, pending approval.Calling all Winter Park Veterans the city will be presenting its second annual Veterans Day Celebration. This event will be held in honor of all of the veterans of Winter Park at the Winter Park Community Center Ruby Ball Amphitheater located at 721 W. We are calling all veterans that have served in any military cam served in any military branch in honor of our nations freedom. will be entertaining guests as they visit with organizations and a.m., the program will begin with musical tributes, anecdotal speak ers and recognition of veterans according to the various military branches and campaigns served. Visit cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and watch us on Vimeo. BCBS239776_Orlando_Winter Park Maitland Observer 10.25 x 8 Were here for you. Visit your local Florida Blue Center, Monday Saturday 9 a.m. 8 p.m. ET, to speak with a Licensed Agent.Orlando In Winter Park Village 434 N. Orlando Ave. Winter Park, FL 32789 A new generation of plans for your generation.Blue MedicareSM HMO** PlanFollow us on: Were Florida Blue, Floridas Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan. You can take advantage of a $0 monthly plan premium*. You have the freedom to choose your primary care physician. You have access to a large network of doctors, hospitals and pharmacies. Theres no deductible on prescriptions. Dental, hearing and vision coverage included. You can join SilverSneakers, a special member tness program (new for 2013). *You must continue to pay the Medicare Part B premium. If it is determined that you owe a late enrollment penalty, you will still have to continue to pay this amount. **In select counties. Limitations, copayments and restrictions may apply. The benet information provided is a brief summary, not a complete description of benets. For more information, contact the plan. Benets, formulary, pharmacy network, premium and/or co-payments/ co-insurance may change on January 1 of each year. Florida Blue HMO is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract. A Medicareapproved Part D sponsor. Health insurance is offered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, D/B/A Florida Blue. HMO coverage is offered by Health Options, Inc., D/B/A Florida Blue HMO, an HMO subsidiary of Florida Blue. These companies are independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Y0011_74482 0812 CMS Accepted 74720 Call toll-free 1-877-352-5830 (TTY 1-800-955-8771). Or visit floridablue.com. Zero Monthly Plan Premium* October 26th & 27th 8pm to 11pm $10 donation OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Winter Park Cheer Athletics Gym 6870 Stapoint Court Winter Park FL 321.972.6945 www.wpcheerathletics.com H A U N T E D H O U S E Winter Park City TalkBY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER

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Page 8 Winter Park CanalsHenry PeterBy Titusville Artist, Henry Peter was so enamored by his boat tour of our lakes that he went back many times and did a series of paintings. He has made limited edition canvas prints of the 3 of these paintings. ey are available at the Fredlund Fine Arts in Winter Park.Edition sizes are 10 Overpainted by the artist Image size 12 X 18 For more info visit: Fredlund Fine Arts 1143 Orange Ave. Winter Park 407-622-0102www.fredlundgallery.com Winter Park enters one of their tough est games of the season in the middle of Wildcats (1-4) approach a showdown their season around. That could prove a tall order with the plus a glut of turnovers. The Wildcats have had two weeks to came after the Cats held a 6-3 lead. and a loss to Boone, in which they scored 26 points both times, the Wildcats have had trouble putting together enough of fense to take more wins. Quarterback Asiantii Woulard has put some frustrating dropped passes hold back big plays from developing, relying more on short passes and running plays. The Cats will have to see if they can break their streak on the road, traveling to Edgewater 23-12 win over Winter Springs on Oct. 5. 180-degree turnaround after a winless start. But the Bears (1-4) kept pace with the downs thanks to a 106-yard passing per coupled with 76 yards by Jonathan Altman on the ground and 50 receiving yards by Waynedriko Smith. Theyll have their work cut out for them undefeated Dr. Phillips Panthers (6-0). The at 7:30 p.m.ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERWildcats quarterback Asiantii Woulard, above, has put together a balanced offense. The next game is Friday.Can Cats stop Trojans?ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff

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Page 9 On Monday, Sept. 24, City Council unanimously voted to steps were taken to ensure citi zen participation in the process. These include holding advisory board meetings to discuss the for the improvements and hold ing a strategic planning session with the City Council. Over the summer there were numerous opportunities for residents to share their thoughts on the budget at workshops and public hearings. $21 million, which is 4 percent get. This budget supports our primary business of providing core municipal services such as tenance of streets, parks, physical properties, computers, vehicles, cal management and personnel providing core services, this budget focuses on several key initia their strategic planning session. These initiatives include increasing communication with citizens, implementing the downtown and west side master plans, improv ing transportation in Maitland, increasing legislative advocacy, programs, and continuing with the citys green initiatives. percent over projected 2012 revenues. Revenues are generated from a variety of sources including taxes, user fees, licenses and permitting fees, intergovernmental revenues, charges for services, Ad valorem tax is the single largest revenue producer for the city, accounting for approximate ly 33 percent of total revenues. The amount generated is deter mined by the taxable value es tablished by the Orange County Appraiser and the millage rate set by the city. Like most communi perienced four consecutive years of property devaluation, and the citys current taxable value is percent less than the high of $2.5 Maitlands total millage rate is 4.32 mills (3.88 mills to operate the government and .44 mills to cover voted debt associated with new city facilities), which is 1.4 tal millage rate of 4.38 mills. On average, homeowners in Mait land will be assessed about $864 for the coming year, a reduction of $10 over the current year. Additionally, City Council voted to keep the rates unchanged for other city services, such as solid waste, water, sewer, irrigation and stormwater. budget please visit the city webMaitland Public Library. Sharon Anselmo, CPA Assistant City ManagerCity Council Meeting of Oct. 8The Maitland City Council met on Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the City a synopsis of that meeting. Special Presentations: with a Retirement Resolution in appreciation of his 25 years of faithful and devoted service to Rescue Department, and wished him continued good health and prosperity during his retirement years. Day held last week and Dom thanked the mayor and Council Consent: $1,725,000 to complete the Space Smith, adjusting the contract from Supplemental Local Area Program (LAP) Agreement with the and construction of intersection Decisions: nen was elected vice mayor. and Lawrence Swett to the Board Sept. 27, each for a two-year period. ager to execute an agreement for federal lobbying services with Al To listen to a recording of the meeting, please check our website at itsmymaitland.com Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 am 4:00 pm 1925 Mizell Avenue, Suite 205, Winter Park, FL 32792 www.FHMedicalGroup.com FPMG-12-9304 INTRODUCINGRaquel Pitt, PA-C Call 407.646.7045 to schedule an appointment. Raquel joins Dr. Baill of The Menopause Center in providing unmatched and unhurried health care, support and understanding before, during and after menopause. Her main interests include well women care, contraception, cancer prevention, and quality of life improvement. Raquel is also uent in conversational Spanish. Maitland City TalkBY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR FY 2013 budget highlights

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Page 10 The American Association of University Women breakfast will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the First Congregational Church of Winter Park. Reservations are required and the cost is $15. Email babuchele@gmail.com or call 407-369-4826.OCT. 14Jewish Family Services of Greater Or lando will have its Evening of Valor banquet from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Westin Lake Mary. Tick ets are $175 each. Visit JFSOrlando.org or call 407-644-7593. The Florida Symphony Youth Or chestras Season opens with a 4 p.m. concert on Oct. 14 at the Bob Carr Per forming Arts Centre. Tickets, $8 to $16, can be purchased at fyso.org The Central Florida Jazz Society will have a concert at The Abbey on Sun day, Oct. 14, from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Donations will be accepted.OCT. 16Voter Suppression Fact or Fiction will be the topic of The Great Debate Series on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at the University Club of Winter Park. The event costs $5, and is open to the public. For information, call 407644-6149. The Philanthropic Advisors Council of Central Florida will have a dinner meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 5:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Civic Center. Register by emailing Mia.Drury@sun trust.com. The event is free to mem bers, but $35 for guests. Visit paccf. comOCT. 18Leu Gardens will host the Artists League of Orange County 60 Years of Celebration! gallery until Friday, Nov. 2. On Thursday, Oct. 18, there will be a reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call 407-246-2620. The Counsel for Caregivers Seminar Series will present Keeping up with benet changes to Medicare and Medicaid, at the Orlando Public Li brary on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 12:10 p.m. Call 407-836-7446. Visit The White Wolf Caf, for break fast, lunch or dinner on Thursday, Oct. 18, and 10 percent of each bill will be donated to the Alzheimers & Dementia Resource Center. Newcomers of Central Floridas featured luncheon speaker for Thursday, Oct. 18, will be Heather Alexander, cofounder and executive director of the Winter Park Playhouse. Tickets are $23 and advance reservations are required. Email wmuhr@c.rr.com or call 407366-9084. Gail Kohn will discuss the village movement from 3 to 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Maitland Fire Department Station 45. The Annual Lawyers for Literacy Spelling Bee will be at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 18, at the Sheraton Orlando Downtown Hotel. Individual tickets are $100. Visit adultliteracyleague.org or call 407-422-1540. OCT. 19Flemings will host Be a Winemaker for a Night on Friday, Oct. 19. The cost is $65. To reserve, call 407-699-9463. Orlando Garden Clubs monthly meet ing will be Oct. 19 at 10:30 a.m. The event is free and will be at the Orlando Garden Club. Visit OrlandoGardenClub. org or call 407-384-6998. Visit www.wpmobserver.com/ events/search for more details. Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com FOR LEASING INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT rffntb JOINING NATIONAL TENANTS NOW O PEN 130 E Altamonte Drive Altamonte Springs PictureShow Cinemas Debate PartnersTHE RACE FOR U.S. SENATEFlorida voters face an important decision in the race for U.S. Senate. Read continuing coverage in this newspaper and tune-in to the statewide debate to learn more about the candidates and where they stand on the issues that matter the most to you. For more information visit www.beforeyouvote.org. Watch the LIVE debate on these stations on Oct. 17: Ft. Myers WBBH 2 (NBC) / Gainesville Jacksonville WTLV 12 (NBC) Miami Orlando Panama City Pensacola Sarasota Tallahassee TampaWest Palm Beach WPTV 5 (NBC) Wed., Oct.17, 2012 7:00 8:00 pm ET Broadcast live from Nova Southeastern University U.S. Senate Debate Host Sponsors Connie Mack (R)Bill Nelson (D) CALENDAR | CONTINUED FROM PAGE 5 OCT. 13&14: Winter Park Art FestivalThe Winter Park Autumn Art Festival will be Satur day, Oct. 13, and Sunday, Oct. 14, in Central Park. It is free to the public. See our story on Page 12 about some local participants. Visit WinterPark.org or call 407-644-8281.

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Page 11 Lifestyles The challenge: take whats in the that a fashion-forward woman would want to wear. The catch: the ing materials. submit designs to be judged, but they also must create an ensemble materials. Added to that, the clothes must be inspired by what they think someone would wear 125 years into the future. The Project Run way style component of the com petition was sponsored this year by the city of Winter Park, represent ing the citys 125th anniversary. to know one persons true creativ their crazy Winter Park-inspired runway show on Oct. 20, but the overall winner also gets to show a full collection that night. All the contestants were in good company at their judging, where the winner was chosen by some of ters. The panel of judges includes Project Runway contestant Jesse signer winner Rhonda Spears, Mackinder, who is a marketing professional and fashion writer, celebrity stylists Sabrina James, TamTuni Blackwelder, Winter Parks style maven. PARK AVENUE MERCHANTS Sale sidewalk Park Avenue and Hannibal Square stores offering merchandise from 50-75% OFF For more information, visit experienceparkavenue.com or call 407.644.8281Please see participating stores for details. Thursday, October 11th through Sunday, October 14th PHOTO BY STEVE GRAFFHAM WINTER PARK PHOTOGRAPHYEmerging Designer contest judges Jesse LeNoir, from left, Melanie Pace, Kristina Mackinder, Tammara Kohler, and Rhonda Spears review designs. Not pictured are judges Tuni Blackwelder and Sabrina James. LeNoir, a College Park resident, was on Season 7 of Project Runway. Please see FASHION on page 13Meet the Fashion Week judges judges have careers across all facets of fashion, including clothing designers and celebrity stylistsBRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff ABOUT FASHION WEEKHarrietts Park Avenue Fashion Week (HPAFW) will be held Oct. 14-20 with enough events going on to impress even a New York fashionista. Many Park Ave. boutiques are featuring promotions throughout fashion week, with trunk shows, snacks and sips of bubbly from some, and opportunities to meet designers. The week culminates in the signature HPAFW Runway Show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, under a 20,000-square-foot New York Fashion Week style tent. There, audience members will see collections put together by Winter Park boutiques, and the designs created by the ve seminalists in the Emerging Designers contest. The winner of the contest, picked by judges who work in the local fashion industry, will then get to show their whole collection. After the show, the Runway Rendezvous party will start, where fashion-forward locals can rub elbows with the fashion industry elite. The party is from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. and will include drinks, desserts and straight-off-the-runway shopping. For more information, visit parkavenuefashionweek. com. Check out our continuing coverage of Fashion Week on wpmobserver.com

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Page 12 tended the Winter Park Autumn can remember. she would let me pick out a blackand-white photo from one of the artists and then buy it for me it kind of became a family tradition, the Maitland resident said. art photographer debuts as a participant. She decided to apply to the Winter Park festival after she won art at the Maitland Art What makes her work so dif which went out of use around the and has to be set up on a tripod. The actual negative is large and nitely a labor love, she said. Shes one of the few photogra phers around that embraces this method. ity.Edson Campos been part of the Winter years and usually en ters in painting. This year hes trying someturing his work in the drawing and graphics category. To paint realistically you have to be good at drawings, Campos says. leen Brodeur, met at an art fes tival called The Masters and they do multiple festivals a year, entering separately and together. They have a studio at their home in Winter Park. Campos said Winter Parks fes tival is a great show for the com munity and a beautiful venue to display his work. Another thing that makes the festival attractive to independent artists is that you can meet potential clients at the shows and create a relationship. Campos bases his art on the classics literature, art, religion and strives to create beauty where it may not be as appar and makes them come alive and makes the viewer feel like they are there. ple to forget art is about expres sion.Kathleen Brodeur by moments in time she takes photographs and then gives them a new perspective when she paints to tell a story. my life, Brodeur said. Brodeur has been participat val since 2006 and also enters into several other festivals year-round. She said Winter Park is a great area that has so many talented art ists and as a result, its challenging to get into shows. The majority of Brodeurs pieces are from photographs shes Brodeur feels most inspired. See ing all the originals in the muse ums and the architecture makes me want to capture a moment and tell a story, she said. Brodeur and Campos collaborate on pieces and even created the paintings for their wedding. Theyve done paintings together for shows and exhibits, and they also do chalk drawings. Most re cently they did a piece for the am more spontaneous, Brodeur said. We inspire and learn from Learn more at www.autumnartfestival.com or call (407) 644-8281. Works by 150 Florida Artists Childrens Activities by Creald School of Art Live Entertainment Beer Garden Sidewalk Sale at Park Avenue Merchants presented by: Saturday, October 13 & Sunday, October 14, 2012 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Central Park Downtown Winter Park supported by: Autumn Art FestivalWinter Park39th Annual Join the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce on Artists from Winter Park, Maitland and Central Florida gather in Winter Parks Central Park at the Winter Park Autumn Art Festival on Saturday, Oct. 13, and Sunday, Oct. 14, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Its the 39th year that this sidewalk art show is presenting visual art, entertainment, crafts for children and more.PHOTO BY ANGELA ROBBINS HULLAngela Robbins Hulls portrait of Jimmie Williams, above, was shot using a View camera.Arts in the parkJENNIFER KOPF Observer Staff Angela Robbins Hull OCT. 13The Lorax will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Quinn Strong Park in Maitland. Greater Maitland 5k will be at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. To register visit Orangewood.org/5k Forbidden Planet will be shown at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in the Rocket Garden on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. Visit tcm.com/roadtohollywood for free tickets.OCT. 17Playful Early Learners Workshops for Parents will be Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at JCC Maitland. Register at PlayfulEar lyLearners.comOCT. 18Just Between Friends fall event at Orlando Jai Alai will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18; from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19; and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Satur day, Oct. 20 with a half-priced sale from 6 to 11 p.m. A $2 admission will be charged on Thursday and Friday.OCT. 19Lake Forrest Preparatory School 866 Lake Howell Road, Maitland, will host a multi-family garage sale on Friday, Oct. 19, from 8 a.m. to noon and Saturday, Oct. 20, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com

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Page 13 Jesse LeNoir son 7 of the Project Runway television series, began his fash ion passion modifying hand-medowns and thrift store purchases to make them his own, and a lot more fashionable. There were lots of kids in his family, and buying the newest trends just wasnt an as a way of expressing his point of view. ity and freedom to put whatever you want together can be a daily thing that can be fun and excit ing and show a little bit of who been drawn to that way to separate yourself from just a mass of people. Since Project Runway, Col done fashion designing more as a hobby he isnt into the business side of designing and has been focusing on acting. But he said the experience was invaluable to loves that through being part of he can give a little of that back to new designers, so that they can also improve. some really good criticism when back to some people who havent Rhonda SpearsAnd thats exactly what judge and last years winner Rhonda Spears said she got from her expe was validated as a designer. Spears has been interested in fashion and designing since she can remember instead of watching cartoons as a kid, shed be watching fashion shows. She went to Atlanta to study fashion right after graduating high school was inspired by heavy metal mu sic and life changes that made her put her nose to the grindstone. She likes to say that there was no inspiration of love or softness there. But that moment of winning and seeing her collection strut down the runway was certainly a you feel like youre not in it. experience as designers give them the emerging designers. it takes to birth an idea, she said. Kristina MackinderThats what Mackinder said she was looking for in choosing judges a full spectrum of sion, which really sparked in high school when she sewed her own prom dress, is expressed in her career in marketing and fashion writing in Winter Park. She loves the excitement of seeing designers Week. Does the design have a point of view, does it have a fresh per spective, is it bringing something new to the marketplace, that this designer has something inside them that shows us something that weve never seen before? she said. she and audience members love seeing someones future being played out right on the runway. days of their lives, which makes runway show so special. somebody achieve one of their career, Mackinder said. YOU AND A GUEST ARE INVITED TO ATTEND AN ADVANCE SCREENING OFCAN YOU HANDLE HALLOWEEN?Email FUNSIZEGiveaway@Gmail.com with your craziest Halloween experience! One lucky winner will receive a FUN SIZE prize pack including: VIP seats at the screening, Airheads, Grape Crush, and other movie items! Airheads Out of Control www.Airheads.com Crush, Let the Flavor Set You Free www.crushsoda.com For your chance to receive an advance screening pass for two go to WWW.GOFOBO.COM/RSVP and enter the code: WPMOY1CU Tickets are available while supplies last. Seating is NOT guaranteed and is on a rst-come, rst-served basis. Theater is overbooked to ensure a full house. ON OCTOBER 26 TREAT YOURSELFParamount.com/FunSize BE AFRAID, BE VERY AFRAID! IN THEATERS OCTOBER 19PARANORMALMOVIE.COMTickets are available while supplies last. Seating is NOT guaranteed and is on a rst-come, rst-served basis. Theater is overbooked to ensure a full house. THIS FILM IS RATED R for LANGUAGE AND SOME VIOLENCE/TERROR. YOU AND A GUEST ARE INVITED TO ATTEND AN ADVANCE SCREENING FOR YOUR CHANCE TO RECEIVE PASSES FOR TWO GO TO WWW.GOFOBO.COM/RSVP AND ENTER THE CODE: WPMOR6F8 Savannah Court and Cove Excellence in Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation 1301 W. Maitland Blvd. Maitland, FL 32751407-645-3990www.SavannahCourtMaitland.comAssisted Living Facility License No. 8447 Skilled Nursing Facility License No. 1635096 Call us today, stop by for a visit, join us for lunch, or all of the above!A Senior Living Community where Hospitality is a Way of Life.Old-Fashion Bazaar BashFriday, October 19, 2012 10:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Come see local crafters and their wares, at an old fashion Bazaar!!! FASHION | The winner of the Emerging Designer contest will get to show at the runway event on Oct. 20 CONTINUED FROM PAGE 11 PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERRhonda Spears, last years Emerging De signer winner, is back to judge the contest.

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Page 15 Now to Nov. 11 Race Mamets controversial courtroom drama Race makes its Orlando debut at the Orlando Shakespeare Center in performance through mystery, with two attorneys deciding if they want to represent a wealthy white man accused of assaulting a black woman. As truth, their own prejudices are style, the play pushes buttons, exposing the dark side of racial politics in the American justice system. Race contains profanity and racial epithets, and is recommended for adult audiences. The Shakespeare Center is located at 1700 or visit orlandoshakes.orgOct. 13 to April 7 Star Wars meets science wait for the opening. Star Wars: exhibit that explores the technolo gies depicted in the Star Wars real science behind that technology, and the research that will someday lead to real-life ver sions of the technologies seen in and props from all six Star Wars gies. The exhibit includes handson components, including two engineering design labs where visitors can build and test their own speeders and robots. Call 407-514-2112 or visit osc.orgOct. 13 A&H honors the Orlando Magic cially true now that we see all the wonderful renovations and improvements to the museums that have taken place over the is called the Orange & White (& the Orlando Magic on Oct. 13 call Devin Dominguez at 407Oct. 15 Taste of Maitland a stroll around Lake Lily as 40 loculinary delights at the Taste of Maitland 2012. Advance tickets are $20 and day-of tickets are $25 your friends may buy a table package that includes a linen covered table with eight chairs that not only provides you with all the samplings you can eat, but puts you up close to the live entertainment. Table packages are maitlandchamber.com Oct. 18 to Nov. 18 Chasing George Washington Originally produced at the is a charming new musical for Washington out of his portrait, turning their tour into a living history lesson and an unexpected adventure. As they try to get the his painting, the kids encounter dents. They learn that the White ing its also a home. Chasing will be performed at the Orlando orlandorep.com Oct. 18 to Nov. 9 Annual Dia de los Muertos third Annual Dia de los Muertos ing Third Thursday, Oct. 18, from 6 to 10 p.m. The simultaneous exhibitions feature the work of local artists in the theme of The including three haunting murals. Pine Street will be closed for live music provided by Tacatantan Records, a Dia de los Muertos procession with sugar skulls mob will get down to Thriller. costume with face painting available for a small fee. All artwork is available for purchase and will be Orlando. Visit orlandoslice.com Oct. 19, 20 and 21 The Vampires are Havin a Ball!The Orlando Ballet Company invites us to the Vampires Ball, a back-by-popular-demand evening of vampires, ghouls (and sexy dancing) with tonguein-cheek references to existing classical ballets and old-time vampire movies. Just in time for score ranging from Bach to Adele, these creatures of the night come haunting performance is a brilliant full-length ballet with chore ography by Orlando Ballets own your seat as you are glamoured into craving more at the Bob Carr PAC. Visit OrlandoBallet.orgJosh 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.Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar PURCHASE TICKETS TODAY www.BachFestivalFlorida.org 407.646.2182 Let there be light! MODERN MASTERWORKS Sat | Oct 27 | 7:30 pm Sun | Oct 28 | 3:00 pmKnowles Memorial ChapelBach Festival Choir and OrchestraWorks by Whitacre, Lauridsen, Moravec*, Paulus*, and more. Pre-concert Talk with Composers: Rm 119, Keene Music Bldg, Rollins Campus The Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation JOHN V. SINCLAIR, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND CONDUCTORGalloway Foundation This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater Opens Friday! ARBITRAGE Starring Richard Gere & Susan Sarandon Fri Sun 3:45, 6:30, 9:30 Mon Thurs 6:30 & 9:30 Saturday Matinee Classics: THE SHINING Sat 12:00PM Wednesday FRIGHT Pitcher Show! CREEPSHOW 8PM or Sunset FREE Midnight Movies: AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON Sat 11:59PM

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Page 16 HomesObserver Homes brought to you by: Fannie Hillman + AssociatesServing Central Florida for over 31 years!407-644-1234 fanniehillman.com INTEGRITY LOYALTY UNWAVERING ENTHUSIASM Kelly L. PriceBrokerCatherine DamicoRealtor Broker Assoc.407.645.4321 Winter Park $1,150,000 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,537 SF Winter Park $599,900 3 BR | 2.5 BA | 2,226 SF Orlando $1,319,000 4 BR | 4.5 BA | 4,042 SF Find I LUV Winter Park merchandise and local art at ILUVParkAvenue.com407-539-3977 How to beat the competition in a hot real estate market sellers market. The bottom of the market has already hit and the trend of rising home values continues into fall 2012. The Orlando Regional Realtors Association reported an increase in median sales price of 12 percent the Orlando area you are acutely aware of how hot the market is, as you likely have to compete of your choice. So how do you stand out and get what you want in a market with rising prices strategy. Buyers and sellers alike right now by implementing the right approach.Timing you have been actively looking to purchase a home in Orlando, right with desirable features or good potential return on invest ments move fast, so set yourself up for success. Ask your agent to set up a listings email alert in the multiple listings service for you in your desired area matching the features you want in the home, such as three beds, two work, etc. This way as soon as a new home matching your criteria becomes available, you and a seller pricing your home right, to price it slightly higher than similar homes in your area to maximize your net, but dont get carried away. Over pricing a home can scare away serious able. Also, the longer a home sits on the market unsold, the more buyers begin to wonder what is lowball-type contracts.Concessions more right now. The fewer concessions you ask for, the shorter your inspection periods are, and the faster you are able to close, the better. Sellers have many cash are not purchasing with cash, push it to the front of the pile in trastingly, if you are a seller you mation on any special features your home may have. Termite bonds, home warranties that are transferrable and any improve ments youve done recently will factor heavily into the buyers decision on when and how much ing a home warranty or to leave window treatments and lighting can help you stand out from your neighbors when there are several choices in your area.Preparedness this is always true. A buyers to buy and found a Realtor is to method of purchasing then have a proof of funds statement from your bank ready. Submitting this this up front demonstrates your commitment to the process and get this to you and you are comwhen dealing with foreclosure being prepared means many things, one of which is being ing camera ready means having your home in showing condition in a state of showing readiness saves you time and helps you get more showings, and therefore ready, keep all areas clean neat laundry, trash, dishes or stacks of paper. This next tip may sound like a no brainer but you would be surprised! Be ready to move. out beforehand and your next destination selected will cut your stress level in half and enable it comes your way. There are some really great opportunities housing market right now. With the right plan of action, success is luck!Christina Rordam is a local Realtor. Contact her at 407-928-8294 or www. ChristinaSellsOrlando.comCHRISTINA RORDAM Guest Writer Rollins Alfond Inn is risingPHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERThe Rollins College Alfond Inn will have 112 rooms and will also act as an entertainment venue and a lounge for locals. Its being built on 3.4 acres of land on Interlachen and New England avenues the former location of Langford Hotel, which was demolished in 2000.

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Page 17 Orange County Property Appraiser Bill Donegan announced that his ofce has received for 2012 the lowest number of assessment appeals since 2001. Do negans ofce received notice from the Clerk of the Orange County Value Adjustment Board of 2,144 petitions led for 2012. The deadline to le a petition was Sept. 18. Information regarding proposed property valuations along with the petition process and ling deadline is provided each August on the Notice of Proposed Property Taxes mailed to each property owner and also made available on the Property Appraisers website ocpa.org Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, Engi neers, Planners based in Orlandos Baldwin Park, has appointed two new project architects and one construction adminis trator. Amy Phillips, marketing manager at Cuhaci & Peterson, said Gevel Marrero has been hired as project architect. He has a bachelor of architecture degree from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston and has more than 17 years of experience with architectural design. Chris Doig, project architect attending the University of Miami with a bachelor of architecture degree with a minor in com puter information and has more than 15 years of experience in architecture. Phillips said Tim Bass, was named construction administrator. He received his bachelor of science in construction from Ohio State University and has more than 20 years of experience in the construction industry. Emerson International recently negotiated a long-term lease renewal for 6,593 square feet of ofce space at Major Plaza I, 5728 Major Center Blvd. in southwest Orlando. Kenneth Koch, commercial portfolio director for Emerson International, nego tiated the lease agreement representing the landlord. Shannon Rzeznikiewicz of Jones Lang LaSalle represented the ten ant, ADP Inc. NAI Realvest recently negotiated a new lease agreement for 10,000 square feet of industrial space in Suite 120 at 522 S. Econ Circle in Oviedo. Paul P. Partyka, managing partner at NAI Realvest, nego tiated the transaction representing the Oviedo-based landlord M&O LP. The tenant, Orlando Volleyball Acad emy Inc., represented by Robert Freeman & Co., leased the space for expansion of its operations into the eastern Seminole County region to take advantage of all the growth in the area, according to Partyka. NAI Realvest recently negotiated two new lease agreements for retail and ofce space in Longwood and Winter Springs. Paul P. Partyka, principal and managing partner at NAI Realvest, brokered both transactions on behalf of the landlords. Pastiche Home Dcor LLC leased re tail space, expanding into a larger facility at 840 E. S.R. 434 with excellent road frontage in Longwood. Gerald Korman is the landlord. K. Hovnanian American Mortgage leased ofce space for its rst mortgage division ofce in Central Florida at 5626 Red Bug Lake Road in Winter Springs where Arthur Properties Inc. is the landlord. Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, En gineers, Planners based in Orlandos Baldwin Park recently completed design of renovations for the faade of the Pub lix supermarket at Southside Shopping Center on the corner of Orange Avenue and Michigan Street south of downtown Orlando. Publix Super Markets Inc. and Pineloch Management Inc. assigned the design work, which is complete, and construction is scheduled to commence before the end of the year. NAI Realvest negotiated a new lease agreement for 3,240 square feet of ofce space at 1920 Boothe Circle in Longwood. Michael Heidrich, principal at the rm, brokered the transaction representing the landlord Ray A. Kennedy of Maitland. The tenant is Longwood-based Jon M. Hall Company. Emerson International recently closed on a new lease agreement for 15,100 square feet of Class A ofce space at CenterPointe I, located at 240 E. Central Parkway in Altamonte Springs. Kenneth R. Koch, commercial portfo lio director at Emerson International, said AmeriCredit Financial Service, LLC, is the new tenant. Lennars Central Florida Division is offering up to six percent commissions to Orlando-area Realtors who sell new homes at three Lennar communities in the Orlando region: Emerson Park in Apopka, Cortland Woods at Providence in Davenport and Wyndham Lakes in south Orlando. Mark Metheny, president of Lennars Central Florida Division, said Realtors will earn 4 percent commission for the rst home they sell and 5 percent for any sale thereafter that closes before the end of November. Winston James Development Company leased a 938-square-foot suite at Aloma Business Center on Aloma Avenue in Winter Park to Mako Shark. Winston Schwartz, president of Winston-James Development Inc. said Mako Shark is a commercial and residential electrical contractor. Cuhaci & Peterson Architects based in Orlandos Baldwin Park, have been given the assignment to work on interior renovations of four southwest Florida J.C. Penney stores on a design-build basis. Lonnie Peterson, chairman of Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, said the stores are located at Westshore Mall in Tampa, Brandon Town Center in Hillsborough County, DeSoto Mall in Bradenton and the Mall at Port Charlotte. Real Estate Briefs Eatonville GatewayRhodes+Brito Architects, based in Orlando, recently completed design work for the new Eatonville Gateway that celebrates the citys 125th anniversary. Rufn Rhodes, co-founder and partner at Rhodes+Brito Architects, said the project includes a large clock and a decorative archway that spans West Kennedy Bou levard at the citys entrance with a graded crosswalk and landscape. The arch, mounted on 30-foot brick pedestals, also supports a monumental sign board that tells an important part of Eatonvilles history: The Town that Freedom Built. Oldest Incorporated African American Municipality in America.

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Page 18 Opinions Chickens are everywhere. racecars, even on playgrounds. chicken can be at the center of a societal battle over what constitutes a marriage. Chickens, one way or another, are often in the spotlight. had a great old barn, a horse and got a small rooster from a neighoften took to a dogwood tree near Many more. who now receives this paper each week, surely started to nod her head upon reading that line. But are how you get weird adults. write, his head would be nodding as well. My chickens were ever ate one of their eggs, for that would have eliminated the possibility of a new baby chicken. They were my pets, nothing else. grocery store. Chickens come in varieties most will never know about. Topnots have large feathered ters from TV shows and movies. chel Whited-Smith, the initiator chickens in Winter Park, she knew all about these others types of fowl, even told me of de signer hens, which are now kept in She likes to name her chickens, as well, but shes a big believer in eating the eggs. Rachel, 24, meets me at a lunch stop on Aloma to dis cuss the Winter Park Backyard a fashion photographer by trade, looks the artsy part in plain black T-shirt, orange and red scarf, studded leather belt and Birkenstocks. Shes excited to tell me all in to keep things interesting. Original recipe or extra crispy? there are only hens and no roost ers, do they at least get to go on Match.com dates? She responds, continues seriously, undeterred. She tells me of her sister-ingreenest cities in the country, there are community gardens everywhere. Theyre allowed to have chickens. So she had chick ens, and she was telling me about thought, that sounds awesome. Rachel is armed with statistics, photos, tells me of chicken coops available at Williams-Sonoma, of and already passed ordinances in She talks of chickens as pets, but always focuses on the functional having them around. We discuss a generally American trait, brought about by amazing convenience and likely a desire as with me to see all food, especially meat, as an im maculate product that started its existence in the wrapped Styro foam tray at Publix. Rachel says are so disconnected from where their food comes from. The farm-to-table concept is trendy right now, but its a good thing, healthy, she says. She talks of getting married recently people, their propensity to walk everywhere, of the food being more natural, less processed. to joke because weve become so far removed in our society from our roots, where food actually comes from, the work involved and more apart of the idea itself. for what it reminds me of, not personally, but as a society and appears in the grocery store, as forget how it started out, which was necessary to deliver it to that freezer or counter. When you be lieve in the power of going local, your own backyard. there, not be chicken to do so.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.We highlight local businesses that are utilizing and selling items made by other locals. Send submissions to iluvwinterpark@earthlink.net Local Luvn Local I LUV Winter Park Check out original local photography printed on canvas by Clyde Moore of I LUV Winter Park at Bistro on Park Avenue in the Hidden Garden Courtyard, 348 N. Park Avenue. Like what you see? You can buy it there! Also, any T-shirts or other items purchased online at ILUVParkAvenue.com can be purchased online and then picked up in the new Bistro Loft Shop with no shipping charge. Clyde Moore I LUV Winter Park Visit http://bit.ly/R7MGX5 to read more about the Winter Park Backyard Chicken Initiative.Embrace diversity of thought dated Sept. 27, regarding Chris Jepsons war on reality and Republicans, it seems to me that labeling women who spoke at terical, prison matrons and Mr. Jepsons observation that an unusual amount of hateful and mean-spirited attitudes exist only assume that as a woman, little female respect as phony resorting to name calling and just state the obvious: Dont try and confuse me with the facts, well to remember that democracy thrives on diversity of thought and should always be welcomed by both the left and right. To embracing it! Ed Sabori Winter ParkThe Stepford Wives of Winter Park in the movie The Stepford Wives about a Connecticut neighborhood where husbands turned their wives into submissive robots. A remake of the Thanks to the elected Winter Park City Commissions recent 4 to 1 vote, every wife and mother in Winter Park who dares to ut ter the words from a sidewalk, garbage can out to the curb, now faces the possibility of 60 in the debate about the citys new residential picketing ordinance is the actual wording of the ordinance itself. Thats because the city of Winter Park doesnt do. According to the ordinance criticism or complaint, whether noisy or silent, whether signs are used or not, whether done by one person or 100. Visit http://bit.ly/ ordinance. Winter Park City Commission meeting where this was disthat the Winter Park city attorney acknowledged that a complaint by a spouse would be a misde meanor crime under the ordinance. So anxious was City Com missioner Tom McMacken to pass Winter Parks Stepford Ordinance that he said at the Sept. 24 Commission meeting would vote for it even if it were against the Constitution of the United States of America (which he swore by oath to defend at his beginning of his term). Commissioner Steven Leary liked the Stepford Ordinance so much that he declared that opposition to it was simply hate. Most surprising though is that Winter Parks Stepford Ordi nance was steamrolled through the City Commission by none other than rookie Commissioner Sarah Sprinkel, a woman herself, who agreed with the two men that it would bring peace and Commissioner Carolyn Cooper herself a victim of bullying by city commissioners earlier in the year as they attacked her free speech rights in conjunction with the newsletter Coopers Perspective, which she provides seemed to fall under the spell of Stepford and voted for it. dissenting vote on the Commis sion to side with womens rights pioneer Susan B. Anthony and those other brave women who throughout history have ad vanced the cause of the feminine gender though peaceful public tution. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free the freedom of speech, or of the peaceably to assemble, and to redress of grievances. men (and women) to tell our Stepford politicians that we liked ordinance.Paul Vonder Heide Winter ParkYour backyard is as local as it gets PHOTO BY CLYDE MOORE THE OBSERVERRachel Whited-Smith of the Winter Park Backyard Chicken Initiative talks excitedly about her efforts to get the city of Winter Park to change its ordinance to allow backyard hens.Letters to the editor Send your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Jenny Andreasson at jandreasson@turnstilemediagroup.com Tell our Stepford politicians that we liked Winter Park just fine before the anti-picketing ordinance. Weve become so far removed in our society from our roots, where food actually comes from.

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Page 19 Chris Jepson PerspectivesLouis Roney Play On!The newly reminted moderate Mitt Trusting luck optimistic about their companies prospects and hope to grow their businesses over the next two years, but doubts about the economy and cutbacks in spending could stall any attempts at future expansion. Owners Outlook show that although Latino owners are their companies performance and prospects, they are hunkering down in the face of a stubborn U.S. economic environment. Across-theboard, owners plan to save more and spend less, which could serve as a stum bling block for growth. to the U.S. business climate is an important ten the education and insight gained from banks and other business partners that enable an owner to continue making the right decisions to help grow their business going forward. a small business. Whether its investing in training or new technology, or purchasing a new facility to expand your inventory, establishing separate business credit and using it wisely is critical to growing any footprint, with educational and informational programs that honor and engage customers, communities, employees and suppliers. of credit to help you grow and expand your business: providing a loan or line of credit. What is your companys borrowing history and debt can your company handle? all of your personal assets on the line, but if you have invested in your company, it demonstrates to the bank a personal commitment and could make the banker more inclined to lend to you. 3. Monitor economic conditions: One your business is sensitive to economic downturns, the bank wants to know that you are adept at managing productiv ity and expenses through good and bad cycles. 4. Make use of business collateral: Unless you are a business with a proven payments track record, you will almost source of repayment of a loan, bankers also look at secondary sources of repayment such as real estate, inventory or accounts receivable. banks want to put their money with busi ness owners who have the best credentials and references. regional survey results, please take a look for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate management and asset management. Mercedes Blanca is a business banker for PNC Bank in Central Florida and can be reached at 407-7395698 or Mercedes.Blanca@PNC.com what this minor self-indulgence might with all thats happened in between, but its in. A guy close by, who is a commissioner, hinted strongly that it might be better for the neighborhood if things were married crowd. Anyone who is fanciful keep that going long enough, thats all dont knock it.My turnabout provided me with an academic scholar singing training was helped in great part by scholarship money from those who me throughout my long singing life in to return many of the favors extended to me, by helping other musically gifted kids reach their professional goals. Turnabout is fair play.Working words but he interpreted the text for Weills song my singing students at the University of you are saying is at least as important as how you sing it vocally.Obamas chancesObama has had plenty of chances (at least seven) to protect American patents being misused in China but he hasnt done so and will be highly surprised if he ever does. One wonders how Chinese multi-room co-operative luxury apart ments at a cost of $4 million and up some digs with upkeeps of many thousands per month! that he asked for, but so far his ability to Why didnt he just admit that the and improperly built? Why does he still pretend to be looking for the reason the embassy was attacked and our personnel murdered? Why still look for scapegoats Department should have taken the blame man up! An admitted long-strung-out public moral, and nor are more apologies to terrorists. Better yet, do your job to admit you were a miscreant.About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) drunk! Winston Churchill: Why yes madam, and you will still be ugly. will be all right. Barack Obama is going to debate, and Romney, well, Romney was himself. in full makeover mode. Tax cuts for the wealthy? What? Mitt aint for that. Shut lars in tax cuts? Mitt never implied that (except, of course, he did). Cut education ol moderate Mitt! There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives. But guess what? unwashed impoverished Americans on Really. Dont worry about the new moderate Mitt who was rolled out last week during ate Mitt? Once upon a time he supported only that but wifey-Ann gave Planned Parenthood a $150 contribution at a Mitt found life so, too, did wifey-Ann. actually enacted a measure of gun reform. See, Massachusetts Mitt has a backbone. Really. Oh, my! Mitt, in another life, said that many years ago, advocated an individual thing Republicans supported before Obama advocated as much. think of the newly reminted Moderate purse out of a sows ear. The second is hoisted on your petard. Ol silk stocking Moderate Mitt slummed too long the Republican Party for any miraculous moderate transformation to be even remotely believable. What Mitt says this week this moment is no guarantee what hell believe tomorrow or next year. Mitts dissembling. Most Americans man. Mitt Romney is essentially a coward have the courage of his own convictions. than a week or year. Ultimately he will out the moderation bomb and public blowback will inevitably sink his candi an apparition, a ghost, a man without compass or backbone. Romney might label Obama, the presi dent needs to say, Why yes Mitt, perhaps and you will still be Mitt Romney. A thin shell of a man. A Republican without conviction or principle. A tawdry, shape-shifting business oligarch, a shameless opportunist and presidential loser.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 [President Obama] has the difficult job that he asked for, but so far his ability to do it is highly questionable. Hispanic businesses seeking long-term growth MERCEDES BLANCA Guest Writer Mercedes Blanca If your business is sensitive to economic downturns, the bank wants to know that you are adept at managing productivity and expenses through good and bad cycles.

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Tell our Stepford Wives politicians that we liked Winter Park just ne before the anti-picketing ordinance. Page 18 Letters to the editor Lifestyles Meet Park Avenue Fashion Weeks Emerging Designer Contest judges. Fashion Week kicks off Sunday! Page 11 Calendar Forty local restaurants present culinary delights at the Taste of Maitland at Lake Lily on Monday. Page 5 Festival guide The 39th Annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival is Saturday, Oct. 13, and Sunday, Oct. 14, in Central Park. Insert 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 KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS! www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland 144 area artists encircle Lake Lily Housing wins approval Relive the citys past Mayor, residents ask Bonus to resign Councilman says he will serve despite news of prostitution use and DUI charge ISAAC BABCOCK AND SARAH WILSON Observer Staff Moments after debating wheth er 5 percent of new housing should Park City Commission voted to al low a 204-unit apartment building The project passed 4-1 on second Though the four-story building ing had become a lightning rod of discussion for competing visions of Mayor Ken Bradley said that the building would add to the balance of the citys other developments Cooper said that it would be the In celebration of the citys come Center is welcoming resi dents and visitors to explore pres chamber and historical society Parks big 1-2-5 with an opening reception and photo gallery un ability to take a trek through time ter Parks evolution from 1887 to This is awesome isnt it? Golf Club in 1916 the women in full-length dresses and men dressed like this? Parks history from its found ing on 600 acres of nothing to the gradual development and redevelopment of Park Avenues Mayor Bradley himself making Hours before a Maitland City Council meeting would see him Councilman Phil Bonus vowed not thropic endeavors in the city or his Though he is no longer the citys appointed second in line to the on Council among calls for his res had already endured the trauma and began the healing process after revelations that he had visited an east Orange County brothel as re Please see BONUS on page 6 TOP PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER ABOVE PHOTO COURTESY OF WINTER PARK HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION Rose Charlton Bynum stands with a 1948-era photo of her as Hungerford High Schools homecoming queen. Above, Seminole Hotel guests play games in 1886. SARAH WILSON Observer Staff Please see ANNIVERSARY on page 2 ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff Please see COMMISSION on page 2 PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER The only other apartments in the Winter Park Village are above The Cheesecake Factory. PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER William Green of Special Event Entertainment created a paratrooper balloon outt for a young Maitland Rotary Art Festival attendee on Sunday, Oct. 7.

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Page 2 an appearance in a photo from the City Hall grand re-opening cer emony following renovations in Remarks of remembrance and astonishment of times past Park Avenue? among the primarily black-andher appearance in the historical as well as ones passed down from used to play ball right on the helped build the original elemen tary school that stood on Park Av the rest of the 125th anniversary all about city partners coming to gether to celebrate the past and hosting a reenactment of the vote and following meeting in 1887 that led to the incorporation of the those actually in attendance 125 rade fashion to Ergood Hall now Its a neat kind of reenactment of what happened 125 years ago with the same family members its going to be very commemora The reenactment will lead into Meadow under the tent set up for the following weeks Harrietts All the big city partners have really teamed up for this anniver (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 Greetings, During the citys 125thanniversary celebration, I am especially honored to serve as Mayor of Winter Park, theCity of Culture and Heritage. As I reflect on the past 125 years in our citys history, I am abundantly proud of our community and extremely grateful for the foresight, service and dedication of our past and present forefathers, community leaders, city staff and residents. The celebration continues through January 2013, and we have many exciting events to acknowledge this milestone in our citys history. I do hope you can join us! On October 12, 1887, only six years after Loring Chase and Oliver E. Chapman founded Winter Park, the towns 613 permanent residents voted to incorporate the town. At 2 p.m. in Ergood Hall (now Penzeys Spices on the corner of Park Avenue and Morse Boulevard), a meeting was held for the purpose of organizing a municipal government, electing officers, and incorporating the town of WinterPark. And so the charming story began. I hope you can join me and city officials at the 32nd Winter Park Autumn ArtFestival, co-sponsored by the city and hosted by the Winter Park Chamber ofCommerce. We will celebrate this milestone in our citys history by singing Happy Birthday Winter Park and cutting the commemorative birthday cake, generouslyprovided by The Flour Shop, Saturday, October 13, at 11 a.m., ontheCentral Park main stage. To find details regarding all of the 125th anniversary festivities, please visit cityofwinterpark.org/125. Thank you for helping us celebrate this milestone and achieve the citys vision, To be the best place to live, work and play in Florida for todays residents and future generations. Congratulations, Winter Park ~ we look forward to the next125 years! Warmest Regards, Kenneth W. Bradley Mayor, Winter Park the City of Winter Park1887 2012 thANNIVERSARY 125 ANNIVERSARY | Events continue throughout the weekend C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE FRIDAY, OCT. 12 8 AM 10 AM 125th anniversary Prayer Breakfast & Service FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF WINTER PARK, 225 S. INTERLACHEN AVE. The prayer service immediately please contact 407-647-2416 or 2 PM 1887 Ergood Hall Incorporation Meeting 102 N. PARK AVE., CORNER OF MORSE BOULEVARD AND PARK AVENUE purpose of organizing a municipal government and incorporating City Commissioners will lead the community in a celebration of this Enjoy a slice of the citys 125th birthday cake compliments of The 5:30 PM 10 PM Winter Park Historical Associations Peacock Ball CENTRAL PARK WEST MEADOW Purchase tickets at 407-647-2330 or SATURDAY, OCT. 13 11 AM 39th annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival CENTRAL PARK Chamber of Commerce; cosing Happy Birthday to the city and enjoy a piece of the citys 125th birthday cake compliments of The SATURDAY, OCT. 20 6 PM Harrietts Park Avenue Fashion Week Runway Show CENTRAL PARK WEST MEADOW The show will feature 1887 period clothing and honor the citys 125th anniversary as part of the For more information on all of the citys 125th anniversary celebrations, please click the 125th anniversary button at cityofwinterpark.org, follow Winter Park on Facebook and Twitter, or call 407-599-3428. WINTER PARKS 125TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS COMMISSION | C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE the proposed building would be Resident Barbara Hovanetz said that it would lead to bad I dont want people to feel that they can change from 3-4 sto ries just because they do a fancy crease from a property when its changed from commercial to resi an empty lot becomes a 204-unit on was that though it would tow er over nearby homes across Den honor goes to a project approved building south of the apartment Plan your weekend with The Weekender! Visit wpmobserver.com and click "Subscribe to Newsletter"

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Purchase a Flamingo For just $10, youll get one amingo for your yard and another to place among the growing ocks in Winter Park. To learn where you can purchase your Flamingo visit, PinkOutWinterPark.com.Shop at Pink Out Retailers Purchase Pink Out apparel, merchandise, food and beverages from participating Park Avenue and Hannibal Square retailers, and a portion of each sale will go to the Winter Park Memorial Hospital Mammography Scholarship Fund to benet the women of our community.Get a Mammogram A yearly mammogram is the single most effective method for detecting breast cancer early, when it is most treatable and beatable. When it comes to choosing who will perform your annual mammogram, look no further than Winter Park Memorial Hospital Outpatient and Womens Center and Florida Radiology Imaging (FRi) Oviedo. Call (407) 646-7798 or visit www.WinterParkHospital.com to schedule your annual mammogram today. For more information, visit PinkOutWinterPark.comJoin the ock! Support Pink Out 2012.Get involved!Beneting the Winter Park Memorial Hospital Mammography Scholarship Fund. September October 2012 WINTER PARK PINKOUT WPMH-12-9665 Pink Out 2012 Park Press October issue.indd 1 9/27/12 12:58 PM

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Page 4 1 6 2 0 M a yf lo w er Court | Winter P ark, FL 3 2 7 92 | 407.672.1620 | www.themayf lower .com WINNER: ICAA INDUSTRY INNOVATOR AWARDFor The Mayower/Rollins College Lifelong Learning Program WE COULDNT IMAG I NE A BETTER PLA C E TO CALL HOME.For the past two decades, residents have moved to The Mayower for many reasons: our gracious lifestyle, luxury amenities, stateof-the-art continuing care and, of course, our enviable address. Its hard to imagine a better place to relax, revitalize, reinvent and renew than this wonderful town of ours. So, thanks, Winter Park for your charm, your warmth, and your continuing support. Were part of you. Youre part of us. Heres to another 125 years!8 8 1 4 1 P R AD WPO 10/2012Congratulations, Winter Park ON YOUR 125TH ANNIVERSARY! MAY 888 WP 125 Anniv Ad_WPO.indd 1 9/5/12 9:58 AM | Publisher reserves right to edit or refuse all advertisements, announcements, articles and/or letters to the editor. Submission does not guarantee publication. 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Farrell VICE PRESIDENTS: Merrilee Crain, Patti Green & Jeff Babineau Established in 1989 by Gerhard J.W. Munster Find our weekly Business Briefs online at WPMObserver.com Community Bulletin Donate candy to soldiers The Winter Park Fire-Rescue Department is once again supporting Operation Gratitude, a program that collects candy and gifts for American service men and women currently deployed in the remote regions of Afghanistan and hostile areas around the world. Community mem bers are encouraged to drop off candy and letters of ap preciation at one of the following Winter Park locations: Fire Station 61, 343 W. Canton Ave.; Fire Station 62, 300 S. Lakemont Ave.; Fire Station 64, 1439 Howell Branch Road; Winter Park City Hall, 401 S. Park Ave.; The Winter Park Public Library, 460 E. New England Ave. Donations will be accepted until Saturday, Nov. 10. For more in formation, email opgratitudeorlando@gmail.com, visit operationgratitude.com or call 407-454-0878. Artists in action at A&H The Art & History Museums Maitland will host Whitney Broadaway, Dawn Rosendhal, Trent Tomengo and Ca milo Velsquez as part of its 2012-2013 Artist-in-Action program. Located at the A&Hs Maitland Art Center, the Artist-in-Action program has been a xture at the institu tion for many years. Students achievements Samuel Conde, of Winter Park, a sophomore majoring in education and political science, has been selected to perform this year with the Concert Choir, the vocal en semble at Heidelberg University. Eric Stearman of Winter Park, has earned a MS in Psychology from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Orange County Public Schools has 13 seniors named seminalists in the 49th annual National Achievement Scholarship Program. Alicia Tarver of Winter Park and Rhianne McCalip of Edgewater are two of the seminal ists. The students are eligible to continue in the competi tion for about 800 Achievement Scholarship awards. A&H partners with library The Art & History Museums Maitland is partnering with the Maitland Public Library to showcase selections from its permanent collection in the historic section of the li brary. Orange teacher needs help Walter Dahn, 68, of Longwood recently received a life saving heart transplant after being diagnosed with con gestive heart failure. Dahn has been a music teacher with the Orange County school system for 30 years. To make a tax-deductible gift in his honor, please visit transplants. org and click Find an NFT Patient to search for him. To make a gift by mail, send to the NFT Florida Transplant Fund, 5350 Poplar Ave., Suite 430, Memphis, TN 38119. Include in honor of Walter Dahn on the memo line. Send submissions to jandreasson@turnstilemediagroup. com Have you seen this turtle? Known around Winter Park as the Turtle Lady, Carol Bachicha has been walking her three turtles through Central Park for two years. On Sept. 9, her youngest pet, Randal the Rascal, went missing in Central Park. He is about the size of business card. If you have any informa tion, please call Carol at 407-677-1138. Bush Center gets $1M gift Rollins College recently cel ebrated the Edyth Bush Chari table Foundation at a community event recognizing the Foundation for a $1 million gift to assist in renovation and expansion of the Archibald Granville Bush Science Center. The donation marks the milestone of the Edyth Bush Char itable Foundation awarding more than $100 million in grants since its inception nearly 40 years ago.

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Page 5 OCT. 11 Central Florida Anthropological Societys Lecture Series will feature Return to Prehistoric Florida: Land of the Ice Age Giants, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, at Leu Gardens. It is free. Email kagidusko@ hotmail.com or call 321-948-3994. Paul Galbraith will perform the Bach Fes tival Visiting Artist Series opening concert on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 8 p.m. at Rollins Colleges Tiedtke Concert Hall. Tickets are $35 to $50. Visit BachFestivalFlorida.org or call 407-646-2182. The Interfaith Council of Central Florida and the Holocaust Memorial Resource will have a discussion on Islam on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Mait land Holocaust Center. Contact info@ho locaustedu.org or 407-628-0555. OCT. 12 Orlando Mini will host Shaken & Stirred a benet for New Hope for Kids, on Fri day, Oct. 12, at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person. Winter Park Historical Associations Pea cock Ball will be held from 5:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, in Central Park West Meadow. Tickets can be purchased at WPHistory.org or by calling 407-6472330. There will be a 125th Anniversary Prayer Breakfast & Service at the First Congregational Church of Winter Park from 8 to 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 12. Email msearl@fccwp.org or call 407-647-2416. At 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, there will be a celebration of the 1887 Ergood Hall Incorporation Meeting at Penzeys Spices. City commissioners will lead the community in a free celebration of the historic meeting 125 years ago. Call 407599-3428. Indigo Palms of Maitland is having a Pinktober Bash for breast cancer aware ness on Friday, Oct. 12, from 3 to 5 p.m. OCT. 13 The Art & History Museums Maitlands Evening in the Grove an Orange & White (& Blue) Gala, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Sheraton Orlando North Hotel in Maitland. For tick ets and information, visit ArtandHistory. org or call 407-539-2181, extension 262. Our Family is Growing! Magdalena Pasarica, MDThe Centre for Family Medicine proudly welcomes Magdalena Pasarica, MD, PhD. As a family medicine physician, Dr. Pasarica treats patients of all ages from newborns to geriatrics. In addition, she is an academic physician with special research interests in obesity and diabetes. PROFILE Medical Education, University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Romania PhD in Nutrition at Wayne State University Residency, Family Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical SciencesNow Accepting New Patients. Offering same-day and evening appointments. Call (407) 646-7070 to schedule.133 Benmore Drive, Suite 200, Winter Park, FL 32792 | (407) 646-7070 | www.CentreForFamilyMedicine.comCFM-12-9472 Calendar HAUNTS AROUND TOWN Visit wpmobserver.com for our full Halloween events calendar. Please see CALENDAR on page 10 OCT. 14-20: Park Avenue Fashion Week Harrietts Park Avenue Fashion Week will be held from Sunday, Oct. 14, to Sat urday, Oct. 20. There will be a runway show at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, in Central Parks West Meadow. For information visit ParkAvenueFashionWeek.com OCT. 15: Taste of Maitland at Lake Lily Taste of Maitland 2012 is Monday, Oct. 15, at Lake Lily Park. Advance tickets are $20 and day of tickets are $25. Visit MaitlandChamber.com or call 407-6440741.

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Page 7 Happy 125th Anniversary Winter Park! This week celebrates the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of the town of Winter Park. On Oct. 12, 1887, at 2 p.m., 125 years ago, many of Winter Parks 613 residents gathered on the 2nd of Morse Boulevard and Park Av enue (now Penzeys Spices) to or ganize a municipal government, the town of Winter Park. At that time, 102 voters were registered, 68 votes were needed to incor porate, and 73 voters were actu ally present. During that momen tous meeting, a City Council and mayor form of government was adopted, Robert White, Jr., was town marshall, and the following aldermen: munity will gather at that very same place, time and date, just 125 years later, to commemorate cisions made 125 years ago have truly shaped our community and set the solid foundation for what many other special events to cele brate the citys 125th anniversary: FRIDAY, OCT. 12 Service Congregational Church of Winter tion Meeting levard and Park Avenue. ciations Peacock Ball West Meadow SATURDAY, OCT. 13 Park SATURDAY, OCT. 20 Meadow please visit cityofwinterpark. Oct. 8 City Commission meeting highlights There was a City Commission meeting Oct. 8. Below are a few highlights of decisions made: Mayors Report ed recognizing the citys 125th an niversary and Public Power Week. cellence in Procurement Award. Consent Agenda approved. contracts were approved with a Action Items Requiring Discussion sion was tabled. Public Hearings sylvania Ave. were approved. Winter Park Town Center Devel opment, LLC, for the property lo approved. time period for reapplication for Comprehensive Plan/Rezoning at 861 W. Canton Ave. was ap proved. A full copy of the Oct. 8 Com mission minutes will be available at cityofwinterpark.org the week of Oct. 22, pending approval. Calling all Winter Park Veterans the city will be presenting its second annual Veterans Day Cel ebration. This event will be held in honor of all of the veterans of Winter Park at the Winter Park Community Center Ruby Ball Amphitheater located at 721 W. We are calling all veterans that have served in any military cam served in any military branch in honor of our nations freedom. will be entertaining guests as they visit with organizations and a.m., the program will begin with musical tributes, anecdotal speak ers and recognition of veterans according to the various military branches and campaigns served. Visit cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and watch us on Vimeo. BCBS239776_Orlando_Winter Park Maitland Observer 10.25 x 8 Were here for you. Visit your local Florida Blue Center, Monday Saturday 9 a.m. 8 p.m. ET, to speak with a Licensed Agent.Orlando In Winter Park Village 434 N. Orlando Ave. Winter Park, FL 32789 A new generation of plans for your generation.Blue MedicareSM HMO** PlanFollow us on: Were Florida Blue, Floridas Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan. You can take advantage of a $0 monthly plan premium*. You have the freedom to choose your primary care physician. You have access to a large network of doctors, hospitals and pharmacies. Theres no deductible on prescriptions. Dental, hearing and vision coverage included. You can join SilverSneakers, a special member tness program (new for 2013). *You must continue to pay the Medicare Part B premium. If it is determined that you owe a late enrollment penalty, you will still have to continue to pay this amount. **In select counties. Limitations, copayments and restrictions may apply. The benet information provided is a brief summary, not a complete description of benets. For more information, contact the plan. Benets, formulary, pharmacy network, premium and/or co-payments/ co-insurance may change on January 1 of each year. Florida Blue HMO is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract. A Medicareapproved Part D sponsor. Health insurance is offered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, D/B/A Florida Blue. HMO coverage is offered by Health Options, Inc., D/B/A Florida Blue HMO, an HMO subsidiary of Florida Blue. These companies are independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Y0011_74482 0812 CMS Accepted 74720 Call toll-free 1-877-352-5830 (TTY 1-800-955-8771). Or visit floridablue.com. Zero Monthly Plan Premium* October 26th & 27th 8pm to 11pm $10 donation OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Winter Park Cheer Athletics Gym 6870 Stapoint Court Winter Park FL 321.972.6945 www.wpcheerathletics.com H A U N T E D H O U S E Winter Park City Talk BY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER

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Page 8 Winter Park CanalsHenry PeterBy Titusville Artist, Henry Peter was so enamored by his boat tour of our lakes that he went back many times and did a series of paintings. He has made limited edition canvas prints of the 3 of these paintings. ey are available at the Fredlund Fine Arts in Winter Park.Edition sizes are 10 Overpainted by the artist Image size 12 X 18 For more info visit: Fredlund Fine Arts 1143 Orange Ave. Winter Park 407-622-0102www.fredlundgallery.com Winter Park enters one of their tough est games of the season in the middle of Wildcats (1-4) approach a showdown their season around. That could prove a tall order with the plus a glut of turnovers. The Wildcats have had two weeks to came after the Cats held a 6-3 lead. and a loss to Boone, in which they scored 26 points both times, the Wildcats have had trouble putting together enough of fense to take more wins. Quarterback Asiantii Woulard has put some frustrating dropped passes hold back big plays from developing, relying more on short passes and running plays. The Cats will have to see if they can break their streak on the road, traveling to Edgewater 23-12 win over Winter Springs on Oct. 5. 180-degree turnaround after a winless start. But the Bears (1-4) kept pace with the downs thanks to a 106-yard passing per coupled with 76 yards by Jonathan Altman on the ground and 50 receiving yards by Waynedriko Smith. Theyll have their work cut out for them undefeated Dr. Phillips Panthers (6-0). The at 7:30 p.m. ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Wildcats quarterback Asiantii Woulard, above, has put together a balanced offense. The next game is Friday. Can Cats stop Trojans? ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff

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Page 9 On Monday, Sept. 24, City Council unanimously voted to steps were taken to ensure citi zen participation in the process. These include holding advisory board meetings to discuss the for the improvements and hold ing a strategic planning session with the City Council. Over the summer there were numerous op portunities for residents to share their thoughts on the budget at workshops and public hearings. $21 million, which is 4 percent get. This budget supports our primary business of providing core municipal services such as tenance of streets, parks, physical properties, computers, vehicles, cal management and personnel providing core services, this bud get focuses on several key initia their strategic planning session. These initiatives include increas ing communication with citizens, implementing the downtown and west side master plans, improv ing transportation in Maitland, increasing legislative advocacy, programs, and continuing with the citys green initiatives. percent over projected 2012 rev enues. Revenues are generated from a variety of sources includ ing taxes, user fees, licenses and permitting fees, intergovernmen tal revenues, charges for services, Ad valorem tax is the single largest revenue producer for the city, accounting for approximate ly 33 percent of total revenues. The amount generated is deter mined by the taxable value es tablished by the Orange County Appraiser and the millage rate set by the city. Like most communi perienced four consecutive years of property devaluation, and the citys current taxable value is percent less than the high of $2.5 Maitlands total millage rate is 4.32 mills (3.88 mills to operate the government and .44 mills to cover voted debt associated with new city facilities), which is 1.4 tal millage rate of 4.38 mills. On average, homeowners in Mait land will be assessed about $864 for the coming year, a reduction of $10 over the current year. Ad ditionally, City Council voted to keep the rates unchanged for other city services, such as solid waste, water, sewer, irrigation and stormwater. budget please visit the city web Maitland Public Library. Sharon Anselmo, CPA Assistant City Manager City Council Meeting of Oct. 8 The Maitland City Council met on Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the City a synopsis of that meeting. Special Presentations: with a Retirement Resolution in appreciation of his 25 years of faithful and devoted service to Rescue Department, and wished him continued good health and prosperity during his retirement years. Day held last week and Dom thanked the mayor and Council Consent: $1,725,000 to complete the Space Smith, adjusting the contract from Supplemental Local Area Pro gram (LAP) Agreement with the and construction of intersection Decisions: nen was elected vice mayor. and Lawrence Swett to the Board Sept. 27, each for a two-year pe riod. ager to execute an agreement for federal lobbying services with Al To listen to a recording of the meeting, please check our website at itsmymaitland.com Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 am 4:00 pm 1925 Mizell Avenue, Suite 205, Winter Park, FL 32792 www.FHMedicalGroup.com FPMG-12-9304 INTRODUCINGRaquel Pitt, PA-C Call 407.646.7045 to schedule an appointment. Raquel joins Dr. Baill of The Menopause Center in providing unmatched and unhurried health care, support and understanding before, during and after menopause. Her main interests include well women care, contraception, cancer prevention, and quality of life improvement. Raquel is also uent in conversational Spanish. Maitland City Talk BY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR FY 2013 budget highlights

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Page 10 The American Association of Uni versity Women breakfast will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the First Congregational Church of Winter Park. Reservations are required and the cost is $15. Email babuchele@gmail.com or call 407-369-4826. OCT. 14 Jewish Family Services of Greater Or lando will have its Evening of Valor banquet from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Westin Lake Mary. Tick ets are $175 each. Visit JFSOrlando.org or call 407-644-7593. The Florida Symphony Youth Or chestras Season opens with a 4 p.m. concert on Oct. 14 at the Bob Carr Per forming Arts Centre. Tickets, $8 to $16, can be purchased at fyso.org The Central Florida Jazz Society will have a concert at The Abbey on Sun day, Oct. 14, from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Donations will be accepted. OCT. 16 Voter Suppression Fact or Fic tion will be the topic of The Great Debate Series on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at the University Club of Winter Park. The event costs $5, and is open to the public. For information, call 407644-6149. The Philanthropic Advisors Council of Central Florida will have a dinner meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 5:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Civic Center. Register by emailing Mia.Drury@sun trust.com. The event is free to mem bers, but $35 for guests. Visit paccf. com OCT. 18 Leu Gardens will host the Artists League of Orange County 60 Years of Celebration! gallery until Friday, Nov. 2. On Thursday, Oct. 18, there will be a reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call 407-246-2620. The Counsel for Caregivers Seminar Series will present Keeping up with benet changes to Medicare and Medicaid, at the Orlando Public Li brary on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 12:10 p.m. Call 407-836-7446. Visit The White Wolf Caf, for break fast, lunch or dinner on Thursday, Oct. 18, and 10 percent of each bill will be donated to the Alzheimers & Dementia Resource Center. Newcomers of Central Floridas fea tured luncheon speaker for Thursday, Oct. 18, will be Heather Alexander, cofounder and executive director of the Winter Park Playhouse. Tickets are $23 and advance reservations are required. Email wmuhr@c.rr.com or call 407366-9084. Gail Kohn will discuss the village movement from 3 to 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Maitland Fire Department Station 45. The Annual Lawyers for Literacy Spelling Bee will be at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 18, at the Sheraton Orlando Down town Hotel. Individual tickets are $100. Visit adultliteracyleague.org or call 407-422-1540. OCT. 19 Flemings will host Be a Winemaker for a Night on Friday, Oct. 19. The cost is $65. To reserve, call 407-699-9463. Orlando Garden Clubs monthly meet ing will be Oct. 19 at 10:30 a.m. The event is free and will be at the Orlando Garden Club. Visit OrlandoGardenClub. org or call 407-384-6998. Visit www.wpmobserver.com/ events/search for more details. Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com FOR LEASING INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT rffntb JOINING NATIONAL TENANTS NOW O PEN 130 E Altamonte Drive Altamonte Springs PictureShow Cinemas Debate PartnersTHE RACE FO R U.S. SENA TEFlorida voters face an important decision in the race for U.S. Senate. Read continuing coverage in this newspaper and tune-in to the statewide debate to learn more about the candidates and where they stand on the issues that matter the most to you. For more information visit www.beforeyouvote.org. Watch the LIVE debate on these stations on Oct. 17: Ft. Myers WBBH 2 (NBC) / Gainesville Jacksonville WTLV 12 (NBC) Miami Orlando Panama City Pensacola Sarasota Tallahassee TampaWest Palm Beach WPTV 5 (NBC) Wed., Oct.17, 2012 7:00 8:00 pm ET Broadcast live from Nova Southeastern University U.S. Senate Debate Host Sponsors Connie Mack (R)Bill Nelson (D) CALENDAR | C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 5 OCT. 13&14: Winter Park Art Festival The Winter Park Autumn Art Festival will be Satur day, Oct. 13, and Sunday, Oct. 14, in Central Park. It is free to the public. See our story on Page 12 about some local partici pants. Visit WinterPark.org or call 407-644-8281.

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Page 11 Lifestyles The challenge: take whats in the that a fashion-forward woman would want to wear. The catch: the ing materials. submit designs to be judged, but they also must create an ensemble materials. Added to that, the clothes must be inspired by what they think someone would wear 125 years into the future. The Project Run way style component of the com petition was sponsored this year by the city of Winter Park, represent ing the citys 125th anniversary. to know one persons true creativ their crazy Winter Park-inspired runway show on Oct. 20, but the overall winner also gets to show a full collection that night. All the contestants were in good company at their judging, where the winner was chosen by some of ters. The panel of judges includes Project Runway contestant Jesse signer winner Rhonda Spears, Mackinder, who is a marketing professional and fashion writer, ce lebrity stylists Sabrina James, Tam Tuni Blackwelder, Winter Parks style maven. PARK AVENUE MERCHANTS Sale sidewalk Park Avenue and Hannibal Square stores offering merchandise from 50-75% OFF For more information, visit experienceparkavenue.com or call 407.644.8281Please see participating stores for details. Thursday, October 11th through Sunday, October 14th PHOTO BY STEVE GRAFFHAM WINTER PARK PHOTOGRAPHY Emerging Designer contest judges Jesse LeNoir, from left, Melanie Pace, Kristina Mackinder, Tammara Kohler, and Rhonda Spears review designs. Not pictured are judges Tuni Blackwelder and Sabrina James. LeNoir, a College Park resident, was on Season 7 of Project Runway. Please see FASHION on page 13 Meet the Fashion Week judges judges have careers across all facets of fashion, including clothing designers and celebrity stylists BRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff ABOUT FASHION WEEK Harrietts Park Avenue Fashion Week (HPAFW) will be held Oct. 14-20 with enough events going on to impress even a New York fashionista. Many Park Ave. boutiques are featuring promotions throughout fashion week, with trunk shows, snacks and sips of bubbly from some, and opportunities to meet designers. The week culminates in the signature HPAFW Runway Show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, under a 20,000-square-foot New York Fashion Week style tent. There, audience members will see collections put together by Winter Park boutiques, and the designs created by the ve seminalists in the Emerging Designers contest. The winner of the contest, picked by judges who work in the local fashion industry, will then get to show their whole collection. After the show, the Runway Rendezvous party will start, where fashion-forward locals can rub elbows with the fashion industry elite. The party is from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. and will include drinks, desserts and straight-off-the-runway shopping. For more information, visit parkavenuefashionweek. com. Check out our continuing coverage of Fashion Week on wpmobserver.com

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Page 12 tended the Winter Park Autumn can remember. she would let me pick out a blackand-white photo from one of the artists and then buy it for me it kind of became a family tradition, the Maitland resident said. art photographer de buts as a participant. She decided to apply to the Winter Park festival after she won art at the Maitland Art What makes her work so dif which went out of use around the and has to be set up on a tripod. The actual negative is large and nitely a labor love, she said. Shes one of the few photogra phers around that embraces this method. ity. Edson Campos been part of the Winter years and usually en ters in painting. This year hes trying some turing his work in the drawing and graphics category. To paint realistically you have to be good at drawings, Campos says. leen Brodeur, met at an art fes tival called The Masters and they do multiple festivals a year, entering separately and together. They have a studio at their home in Winter Park. Campos said Winter Parks fes tival is a great show for the com munity and a beautiful venue to display his work. Another thing that makes the festival attractive to independent artists is that you can meet potential clients at the shows and create a relationship. Campos bases his art on the classics literature, art, religion and strives to create beauty where it may not be as appar and makes them come alive and makes the viewer feel like they are there. ple to forget art is about expres sion. Kathleen Brodeur by moments in time she takes photographs and then gives them a new perspective when she paints to tell a story. my life, Brodeur said. Brodeur has been participat val since 2006 and also enters into several other festivals year-round. She said Winter Park is a great area that has so many talented art ists and as a result, its challenging to get into shows. The majority of Brodeurs pieces are from photographs shes Brodeur feels most inspired. See ing all the originals in the muse ums and the architecture makes me want to capture a moment and tell a story, she said. Brodeur and Campos collabo rate on pieces and even created the paintings for their wedding. Theyve done paintings together for shows and exhibits, and they also do chalk drawings. Most re cently they did a piece for the am more spontaneous, Brodeur said. We inspire and learn from Learn more at www.autumnartfestival.com or call (407) 644-8281. Works by 150 Florida Artists Childrens Activities by Creald School of Art Live Entertainment Beer Garden Sidewalk Sale at Park Avenue Merchants presented by: Saturday, October 13 & Sunday, October 14, 2012 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Central Park Downtown Winter Park supported by: Autumn Art FestivalWinter Park39th Annual Join the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce on Artists from Winter Park, Maitland and Central Florida gather in Winter Parks Central Park at the Winter Park Autumn Art Festival on Saturday, Oct. 13, and Sunday, Oct. 14, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Its the 39th year that this sidewalk art show is presenting visual art, entertainment, crafts for children and more. PHOTO BY ANGELA ROBBINS HULL Angela Robbins Hulls portrait of Jimmie Williams, above, was shot using a View camera. Arts in the park JENNIFER KOPF Observer Staff Angela Robbins Hull OCT. 13 The Lorax will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Quinn Strong Park in Maitland. Greater Maitland 5k will be at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. To register visit Orangewood.org/5k Forbidden Planet will be shown at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in the Rocket Garden on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. Visit tcm.com/roadtohollywood for free tickets. OCT. 17 Playful Early Learners Workshops for Parents will be Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at JCC Maitland. Register at PlayfulEar lyLearners.com OCT. 18 Just Between Friends fall event at Orlando Jai Alai will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18; from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19; and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Satur day, Oct. 20 with a half-priced sale from 6 to 11 p.m. A $2 admission will be charged on Thursday and Friday. OCT. 19 Lake Forrest Preparatory School 866 Lake Howell Road, Maitland, will host a multi-family garage sale on Friday, Oct. 19, from 8 a.m. to noon and Saturday, Oct. 20, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com

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Page 13 Jesse LeNoir son 7 of the Project Runway television series, began his fash ion passion modifying hand-medowns and thrift store purchases to make them his own, and a lot more fashionable. There were lots of kids in his family, and buying the newest trends just wasnt an as a way of expressing his point of view. ity and freedom to put whatever you want together can be a daily thing that can be fun and excit ing and show a little bit of who been drawn to that way to sepa rate yourself from just a mass of people. Since Project Runway, Col done fashion designing more as a hobby he isnt into the business side of designing and has been focusing on acting. But he said the experience was invaluable to loves that through being part of he can give a little of that back to new designers, so that they can also improve. some really good criticism when back to some people who havent Rhonda Spears And thats exactly what judge and last years winner Rhonda Spears said she got from her expe was validated as a designer. Spears has been interested in fashion and designing since she can remember instead of watching cartoons as a kid, shed be watching fashion shows. She went to Atlanta to study fashion right after graduating high school was inspired by heavy metal mu sic and life changes that made her put her nose to the grindstone. She likes to say that there was no inspiration of love or softness there. But that moment of winning and seeing her collection strut down the runway was certainly a you feel like youre not in it. experience as designers give them the emerging designers. it takes to birth an idea, she said. Kristina Mackinder Thats what Mackinder said she was looking for in choos ing judges a full spectrum of sion, which really sparked in high school when she sewed her own prom dress, is expressed in her career in marketing and fashion writing in Winter Park. She loves the excitement of seeing designers Week. Does the design have a point of view, does it have a fresh per spective, is it bringing something new to the marketplace, that this designer has something inside them that shows us something that weve never seen before? she said. she and audience members love seeing someones future being played out right on the runway. days of their lives, which makes runway show so special. somebody achieve one of their career, Mackinder said. YOU AND A GUEST ARE INVITED TO ATTEND AN ADVANCE SCREENING OFCAN YOU HANDLE HALLOWEEN?Email FUNSIZEGiveaway@Gmail.com with your craziest Halloween experience! One lucky winner will receive a FUN SIZE prize pack including: VIP seats at the screening, Airheads, Grape Crush, and other movie items! Airheads Out of Control www.Airheads.com Crush, Let the Flavor Set You Free www.crushsoda.com For your chance to receive an advance screening pass for two go to WWW.GOFOBO.COM/RSVP and enter the code: WPMOY1CU Tickets are available while supplies last. Seating is NOT guaranteed and is on a rst-come, rst-served basis. Theater is overbooked to ensure a full house. ON OCTOBER 26 TREAT YOURSELFParamount.com/FunSize BE AFRAID, BE VERY AFRAID! IN THEATERS OCTOBER 19PARANORMALMOVIE.COMTickets are available while supplies last. Seating is NOT guaranteed and is on a rst-come, rst-served basis. Theater is overbooked to ensure a full house. THIS FILM IS RATED R for LANGUAGE AND SOME VIOLENCE/TERROR. YOU AND A GUEST ARE INVITED TO ATTEND AN ADVANCE SCREENING FOR YOUR CHANCE TO RECEIVE PASSES FOR TWO GO TO WWW.GOFOBO.COM/RSVP AND ENTER THE CODE: WPMOR6F8 Savannah Court and Cove Excellence in Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation 1301 W. Maitland Blvd. Maitland, FL 32751407-645-3990www.SavannahCourtMaitland.comAssisted Living Facility License No. 8447 Skilled Nursing Facility License No. 1635096 Call us today, stop by for a visit, join us for lunch, or all of the above!A Senior Living Community where Hospitality is a Way of Life.Old-Fashion Bazaar BashFriday, October 19, 2012 10:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Come see local crafters and their wares, at an old fashion Bazaar!!! FASHION | The winner of the Emerging Designer contest will get to show at the runway event on Oct. 20 C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 11 PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Rhonda Spears, last years Emerging De signer winner, is back to judge the contest.

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Page 15 Now to Nov. 11 Race Mamets controversial courtroom drama Race makes its Orlando debut at the Orlando Shakespeare Center in performance through mystery, with two attorneys deciding if they want to represent a wealthy white man accused of assaulting a black woman. As truth, their own prejudices are style, the play pushes buttons, exposing the dark side of racial politics in the American justice system. Race contains profanity and racial epithets, and is recom mended for adult audiences. The Shakespeare Center is located at 1700 or visit orlandoshakes.org Oct. 13 to April 7 Star Wars meets science wait for the opening. Star Wars: exhibit that explores the technolo gies depicted in the Star Wars real science behind that technology, and the research that will someday lead to real-life ver sions of the technologies seen in and props from all six Star Wars gies. The exhibit includes handson components, including two engineering design labs where visitors can build and test their own speeders and robots. Call 407-514-2112 or visit osc.org Oct. 13 A&H honors the Orlando Magic cially true now that we see all the wonderful renovations and improvements to the museums that have taken place over the is called the Orange & White (& the Orlando Magic on Oct. 13 call Devin Dominguez at 407Oct. 15 Taste of Maitland a stroll around Lake Lily as 40 lo culinary delights at the Taste of Maitland 2012. Advance tickets are $20 and day-of tickets are $25 your friends may buy a table package that includes a linen covered table with eight chairs that not only provides you with all the samplings you can eat, but puts you up close to the live entertainment. Table packages are maitlandchamber.com Oct. 18 to Nov. 18 Chasing George Washington Originally produced at the is a charming new musical for Washington out of his portrait, turning their tour into a living history lesson and an unexpected adventure. As they try to get the his painting, the kids encounter dents. They learn that the White ing its also a home. Chasing will be performed at the Orlando orlandorep.com Oct. 18 to Nov. 9 Annual Dia de los Muertos third Annual Dia de los Muertos ing Third Thursday, Oct. 18, from 6 to 10 p.m. The simultaneous exhibitions feature the work of local artists in the theme of The including three haunting murals. Pine Street will be closed for live music provided by Tacatantan Records, a Dia de los Muertos procession with sugar skulls mob will get down to Thriller. costume with face painting avail able for a small fee. All artwork is available for purchase and will be Orlando. Visit orlandoslice.com Oct. 19, 20 and 21 The Vampires are Havin a Ball! The Orlando Ballet Company invites us to the Vampires Ball, a back-by-popular-demand evening of vampires, ghouls (and sexy dancing) with tonguein-cheek references to existing classical ballets and old-time vampire movies. Just in time for score ranging from Bach to Adele, these creatures of the night come haunting performance is a bril liant full-length ballet with chore ography by Orlando Ballets own your seat as you are glamoured into craving more at the Bob Carr PAC. Visit OrlandoBallet.org 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. Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar PURCHASE TICKETS TODAY www.BachFestivalFlorida.org 407.646.2182 Let there be light! MODERN MASTERWORKS Sat | Oct 27 | 7:30 pm Sun | Oct 28 | 3:00 pmKnowles Memorial ChapelBach Festival Choir and OrchestraWorks by Whitacre, Lauridsen, Moravec*, Paulus*, and more. Pre-concert Talk with Composers: Rm 119, Keene Music Bldg, Rollins Campus The Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation JOHN V. SINCLAIR, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND CONDUCTORGalloway Foundation This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater Opens Friday! ARBITRAGE Starring Richard Gere & Susan Sarandon Fri Sun 3:45, 6:30, 9:30 Mon Thurs 6:30 & 9:30 Saturday Matinee Classics: THE SHINING Sat 12:00PM Wednesday FRIGHT Pitcher Show! CREEPSHOW 8PM or Sunset FREE Midnight Movies: AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON Sat 11:59PM

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Page 16 Homes Observer Homes brought to you by: Fannie Hillman + Associates Serving Central Florida for over 31 years! 407-644-1234 fanniehillman.com INTEGRITY LOYALTY UNWAVERING ENTHUSIASM Kelly L. PriceBrokerCatherine DamicoRealtor Broker Assoc.407.645.4321 Winter Park $1,150,000 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,537 SF Winter Park $599,900 3 BR | 2.5 BA | 2,226 SF Orlando $1,319,000 4 BR | 4.5 BA | 4,042 SF Find I LUV Winter Park merchandise and local art at ILUVParkAvenue.com407-539-3977 How to beat the competition in a hot real estate market sellers market. The bottom of the market has already hit and the trend of rising home values continues into fall 2012. The Orlando Regional Realtors As sociation reported an increase in median sales price of 12 percent the Orlando area you are acutely aware of how hot the market is, as you likely have to compete of your choice. So how do you stand out and get what you want in a market with rising prices strategy. Buyers and sellers alike right now by implementing the right approach. Timing you have been actively looking to purchase a home in Orlando, right with desirable features or good potential return on invest ments move fast, so set yourself up for success. Ask your agent to set up a listings email alert in the multiple listings service for you in your desired area match ing the features you want in the home, such as three beds, two work, etc. This way as soon as a new home matching your criteria becomes available, you and a seller pricing your home right, to price it slightly higher than similar homes in your area to maximize your net, but dont get carried away. Over pricing a home can scare away serious able. Also, the longer a home sits on the market unsold, the more buyers begin to wonder what is lowball-type contracts. Concessions more right now. The fewer con cessions you ask for, the shorter your inspection periods are, and the faster you are able to close, the better. Sellers have many cash are not purchasing with cash, push it to the front of the pile in trastingly, if you are a seller you mation on any special features your home may have. Termite bonds, home warranties that are transferrable and any improve ments youve done recently will factor heavily into the buyers decision on when and how much ing a home warranty or to leave window treatments and lighting can help you stand out from your neighbors when there are several choices in your area. Preparedness this is always true. A buyers to buy and found a Realtor is to method of purchasing then have a proof of funds statement from your bank ready. Submitting this this up front demonstrates your commitment to the process and get this to you and you are com when dealing with foreclosure being prepared means many things, one of which is being ing camera ready means having your home in showing condition in a state of showing readiness saves you time and helps you get more showings, and therefore ready, keep all areas clean neat laundry, trash, dishes or stacks of paper. This next tip may sound like a no brainer but you would be surprised! Be ready to move. out beforehand and your next destination selected will cut your stress level in half and enable it comes your way. There are some really great opportunities housing market right now. With the right plan of action, success is luck! Christina Rordam is a local Realtor. Contact her at 407-928-8294 or www. ChristinaSellsOrlando.com CHRISTINA RORDAM Guest Writer Rollins Alfond Inn is rising PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER The Rollins College Alfond Inn will have 112 rooms and will also act as an entertainment venue and a lounge for locals. Its being built on 3.4 acres of land on Interlachen and New England avenues the former location of Langford Hotel, which was demolished in 2000

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Page 17 Orange County Property Appraiser Bill Donegan announced that his ofce has received for 2012 the lowest number of assessment appeals since 2001. Do negans ofce received notice from the Clerk of the Orange County Value Adjust ment Board of 2,144 petitions led for 2012. The deadline to le a petition was Sept. 18. Information regarding proposed prop erty valuations along with the petition process and ling deadline is provided each August on the Notice of Proposed Property Taxes mailed to each property owner and also made available on the Property Appraisers website ocpa.org Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, Engi neers, Planners based in Orlandos Bald win Park, has appointed two new project architects and one construction adminis trator. Amy Phillips, marketing manager at Cuhaci & Peterson, said Gevel Marrero has been hired as project architect. He has a bachelor of architecture degree from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston and has more than 17 years of experience with architectural design. Chris Doig, project architect attending the University of Miami with a bachelor of architecture degree with a minor in com puter information and has more than 15 years of experience in architecture. Phillips said Tim Bass, was named construction administrator. He received his bachelor of science in construction from Ohio State University and has more than 20 years of experience in the con struction industry. Emerson International recently negoti ated a long-term lease renewal for 6,593 square feet of ofce space at Major Plaza I, 5728 Major Center Blvd. in southwest Orlando. Kenneth Koch, commercial portfolio director for Emerson International, nego tiated the lease agreement representing the landlord. Shannon Rzeznikiewicz of Jones Lang LaSalle represented the ten ant, ADP Inc. NAI Realvest recently negotiated a new lease agreement for 10,000 square feet of industrial space in Suite 120 at 522 S. Econ Circle in Oviedo. Paul P. Partyka, managing partner at NAI Realvest, nego tiated the transaction representing the Oviedo-based landlord M&O LP. The tenant, Orlando Volleyball Acad emy Inc., represented by Robert Freeman & Co., leased the space for expansion of its operations into the eastern Seminole County region to take advantage of all the growth in the area, according to Partyka. NAI Realvest recently negotiated two new lease agreements for retail and ofce space in Longwood and Winter Springs. Paul P. Partyka, principal and managing partner at NAI Realvest, brokered both transactions on behalf of the landlords. Pastiche Home Dcor LLC leased re tail space, expanding into a larger facil ity at 840 E. S.R. 434 with excellent road frontage in Longwood. Gerald Korman is the landlord. K. Hovnanian American Mortgage leased ofce space for its rst mortgage division ofce in Central Florida at 5626 Red Bug Lake Road in Winter Springs where Arthur Properties Inc. is the land lord. Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, En gineers, Planners based in Orlandos Baldwin Park recently completed design of renovations for the faade of the Pub lix supermarket at Southside Shopping Center on the corner of Orange Avenue and Michigan Street south of downtown Orlando. Publix Super Markets Inc. and Pineloch Management Inc. assigned the design work, which is complete, and construction is scheduled to commence before the end of the year. NAI Realvest negotiated a new lease agreement for 3,240 square feet of ofce space at 1920 Boothe Circle in Longwood. Michael Heidrich, principal at the rm, brokered the transaction representing the landlord Ray A. Kennedy of Maitland. The tenant is Longwood-based Jon M. Hall Company. Emerson International recently closed on a new lease agreement for 15,100 square feet of Class A ofce space at CenterPointe I, located at 240 E. Central Parkway in Altamonte Springs. Kenneth R. Koch, commercial portfo lio director at Emerson International, said AmeriCredit Financial Service, LLC, is the new tenant. Lennars Central Florida Division is offering up to six percent commissions to Orlando-area Realtors who sell new homes at three Lennar communities in the Orlando region: Emerson Park in Apopka, Cortland Woods at Providence in Davenport and Wyndham Lakes in south Orlando. Mark Metheny, president of Lennars Central Florida Division, said Realtors will earn 4 percent commission for the rst home they sell and 5 percent for any sale thereafter that closes before the end of November. Winston James Development Company leased a 938-square-foot suite at Aloma Business Center on Aloma Avenue in Win ter Park to Mako Shark. Winston Schwartz, president of Winston-James Development Inc. said Mako Shark is a commercial and residential electrical contractor. Cuhaci & Peterson Architects based in Orlandos Baldwin Park, have been given the assignment to work on interior renovations of four southwest Florida J.C. Penney stores on a design-build basis. Lonnie Peterson, chairman of Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, said the stores are located at Westshore Mall in Tampa, Bran don Town Center in Hillsborough County, DeSoto Mall in Bradenton and the Mall at Port Charlotte. Real Estate Briefs Eatonville Gateway Rhodes+Brito Architects, based in Orlando, recently completed design work for the new Eatonville Gateway that celebrates the citys 125th anniversary. Rufn Rhodes, co-founder and partner at Rhodes+Brito Architects, said the project includes a large clock and a decorative archway that spans West Kennedy Bou levard at the citys entrance with a graded crosswalk and landscape. The arch, mounted on 30-foot brick pedestals, also supports a monumental sign board that tells an important part of Eatonvilles history: The Town that Freedom Built. Oldest Incorporated African American Municipality in America.

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Page 18 Opinions Chickens are everywhere. racecars, even on playgrounds. chicken can be at the center of a societal battle over what consti tutes a marriage. Chickens, one way or another, are often in the spotlight. had a great old barn, a horse and got a small rooster from a neigh often took to a dogwood tree near Many more. who now receives this paper each week, surely started to nod her head upon reading that line. But are how you get weird adults. write, his head would be nod ding as well. My chickens were ever ate one of their eggs, for that would have eliminated the possibility of a new baby chicken. They were my pets, nothing else. grocery store. Chickens come in varieties most will never know about. Topnots have large feathered ters from TV shows and movies. chel Whited-Smith, the initiator chickens in Winter Park, she knew all about these others types of fowl, even told me of de signer hens, which are now kept in She likes to name her chickens, as well, but shes a big believer in eating the eggs. Rachel, 24, meets me at a lunch stop on Aloma to dis cuss the Winter Park Backyard a fashion photographer by trade, looks the artsy part in plain black T-shirt, orange and red scarf, studded leather belt and Birken stocks. Shes excited to tell me all in to keep things interesting. Original recipe or extra crispy? there are only hens and no roost ers, do they at least get to go on Match.com dates? She responds, continues seriously, undeterred. She tells me of her sister-ingreenest cities in the country, there are community gardens everywhere. Theyre allowed to have chickens. So she had chick ens, and she was telling me about thought, that sounds awesome. Rachel is armed with statistics, photos, tells me of chicken coops available at Williams-Sonoma, of and already passed ordinances in She talks of chickens as pets, but always focuses on the functional having them around. We discuss a generally American trait, brought about by amazing convenience and likely a desire as with me to see all food, especially meat, as an im maculate product that started its existence in the wrapped Styro foam tray at Publix. Rachel says are so disconnected from where their food comes from. The farm-to-table concept is trendy right now, but its a good thing, healthy, she says. She talks of getting married recently people, their propensity to walk everywhere, of the food being more natural, less processed. to joke because weve become so far removed in our society from our roots, where food actually comes from, the work involved and more apart of the idea itself. for what it reminds me of, not personally, but as a society and appears in the grocery store, as forget how it started out, which was necessary to deliver it to that freezer or counter. When you be lieve in the power of going local, your own backyard. there, not be chicken to do so. 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. We highlight local businesses that are utilizing and selling items made by other locals. Send submissions to iluvwinterpark@earthlink.net Local Luvn Local I LUV Winter Park Check out original local photography printed on canvas by Clyde Moore of I LUV Winter Park at Bistro on Park Avenue in the Hidden Garden Courtyard, 348 N. Park Avenue. Like what you see? You can buy it there! Also, any T-shirts or other items purchased online at ILUVParkAvenue.com can be purchased online and then picked up in the new Bistro Loft Shop with no shipping charge. Clyde Moore I LUV Winter Park Visit http://bit.ly/R7MGX5 to read more about the Winter Park Backyard Chicken Initiative. Embrace diversity of thought dated Sept. 27, regarding Chris Jepsons war on reality and Republicans, it seems to me that labeling women who spoke at terical, prison matrons and Mr. Jepsons observation that an unusual amount of hateful and mean-spirited attitudes exist only assume that as a woman, little female respect as phony resorting to name calling and just state the obvious: Dont try and confuse me with the facts, well to remember that democracy thrives on diversity of thought and should always be welcomed by both the left and right. To embracing it! Ed Sabori Winter Park The Stepford Wives of Winter Park in the movie The Stepford Wives about a Connecticut neighborhood where husbands turned their wives into submis sive robots. A remake of the Thanks to the elected Winter Park City Commissions recent 4 to 1 vote, every wife and mother in Winter Park who dares to ut ter the words from a sidewalk, garbage can out to the curb, now faces the possibility of 60 in the debate about the citys new residential picketing ordinance is the actual wording of the ordinance itself. Thats because the city of Winter Park doesnt do. According to the ordinance criticism or complaint, whether noisy or silent, whether signs are used or not, whether done by one person or 100. Visit http://bit.ly/ ordinance. Winter Park City Commission meeting where this was dis that the Winter Park city attorney acknowledged that a complaint by a spouse would be a misde meanor crime under the ordi nance. So anxious was City Com missioner Tom McMacken to pass Winter Parks Stepford Ordinance that he said at the Sept. 24 Commission meeting would vote for it even if it were against the Constitution of the United States of America (which he swore by oath to defend at his beginning of his term). Commis sioner Steven Leary liked the Stepford Ordinance so much that he declared that opposition to it was simply hate. Most surprising though is that Winter Parks Stepford Ordi nance was steamrolled through the City Commission by none other than rookie Commissioner Sarah Sprinkel, a woman herself, who agreed with the two men that it would bring peace and Commissioner Carolyn Cooper herself a victim of bullying by city commissioners earlier in the year as they attacked her free speech rights in conjunction with the newsletter Coopers Perspective, which she provides seemed to fall under the spell of Stepford and voted for it. dissenting vote on the Commis sion to side with womens rights pioneer Susan B. Anthony and those other brave women who throughout history have ad vanced the cause of the feminine gender though peaceful public tution. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free the freedom of speech, or of the peaceably to assemble, and to redress of grievances. men (and women) to tell our Stepford politicians that we liked ordinance. Paul Vonder Heide Winter Park Your backyard is as local as it gets PHOTO BY CLYDE MOORE THE OBSERVER Rachel Whited-Smith of the Winter Park Backyard Chicken Initiative talks excitedly about her efforts to get the city of Winter Park to change its ordinance to allow backyard hens. Letters to the editor Send your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Jenny Andreasson at jandreasson@turnstilemediagroup.com Tell our Stepford politicians that we liked Winter Park just fine before the anti-picketing ordinance. Weve become so far removed in our society from our roots, where food actually comes from.

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Page 19 Chris Jepson Perspectives Louis Roney Play On! The newly reminted moderate Mitt Trusting luck optimistic about their companies pros pects and hope to grow their businesses over the next two years, but doubts about the economy and cutbacks in spend ing could stall any attempts at future expansion. Owners Outlook show that although Latino owners are their companies performance and prospects, they are hunkering down in the face of a stubborn U.S. economic environment. Across-theboard, owners plan to save more and spend less, which could serve as a stum bling block for growth. to the U.S. business climate is an important ten the education and insight gained from banks and other business partners that enable an owner to continue making the right decisions to help grow their business going forward. a small business. Whether its investing in training or new technology, or purchasing a new facility to expand your inventory, establishing separate business credit and using it wisely is critical to growing any footprint, with educational and informa tional programs that honor and engage customers, communities, employees and suppliers. of credit to help you grow and expand your business: providing a loan or line of credit. What is your companys borrowing history and debt can your company handle? all of your personal assets on the line, but if you have invested in your company, it demonstrates to the bank a personal com mitment and could make the banker more inclined to lend to you. 3. Monitor economic conditions: One your business is sensitive to economic downturns, the bank wants to know that you are adept at managing productiv ity and expenses through good and bad cycles. 4. Make use of business collateral: Unless you are a business with a proven payments track record, you will almost source of repayment of a loan, bankers also look at secondary sources of repayment such as real estate, inventory or accounts receivable. banks want to put their money with busi ness owners who have the best credentials and references. regional survey results, please take a look for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate management and asset management. Mercedes Blanca is a business banker for PNC Bank in Central Florida and can be reached at 407-7395698 or Mercedes.Blanca@PNC.com what this minor self-indulgence might with all thats happened in between, but its in. A guy close by, who is a commis sioner, hinted strongly that it might be better for the neighborhood if things were married crowd. Anyone who is fanciful keep that going long enough, thats all dont knock it. My turnabout provided me with an academic scholar singing training was helped in great part by scholarship money from those who me throughout my long singing life in to return many of the favors extended to me, by helping other musically gifted kids reach their professional goals. Turnabout is fair play. Working words but he interpreted the text for Weills song my singing students at the University of you are saying is at least as important as how you sing it vocally. Obamas chances Obama has had plenty of chances (at least seven) to protect American patents being misused in China but he hasnt done so and will be highly surprised if he ever does. One wonders how Chinese multi-room co-operative luxury apart ments at a cost of $4 million and up some digs with upkeeps of many thou sands per month! that he asked for, but so far his ability to Why didnt he just admit that the and improperly built? Why does he still pretend to be looking for the reason the embassy was attacked and our personnel murdered? Why still look for scapegoats Department should have taken the blame man up! An admitted long-strung-out public moral, and nor are more apolo gies to terrorists. Better yet, do your job to admit you were a miscreant. About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) drunk! Winston Churchill: Why yes madam, and you will still be ugly. will be all right. Barack Obama is going to debate, and Romney, well, Romney was himself. in full makeover mode. Tax cuts for the wealthy? What? Mitt aint for that. Shut lars in tax cuts? Mitt never implied that (except, of course, he did). Cut education ol moderate Mitt! There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives. But guess what? unwashed impoverished Americans on Really. Dont worry about the new moderate Mitt who was rolled out last week during ate Mitt? Once upon a time he supported only that but wifey-Ann gave Planned Parenthood a $150 contribution at a Mitt found life so, too, did wifey-Ann. actually enacted a measure of gun reform. See, Massachusetts Mitt has a backbone. Really. Oh, my! Mitt, in another life, said that many years ago, advocated an individual thing Republicans supported before Obama advocated as much. think of the newly reminted Moderate purse out of a sows ear. The second is hoisted on your petard. Ol silk stock ing Moderate Mitt slummed too long the Republican Party for any miraculous moderate transformation to be even remotely believable. What Mitt says this week this moment is no guarantee what hell believe tomorrow or next year. Mitts dissembling. Most Americans man. Mitt Romney is essentially a coward have the courage of his own convictions. than a week or year. Ultimately he will out the moderation bomb and public blowback will inevitably sink his candi an apparition, a ghost, a man without compass or backbone. Romney might label Obama, the presi dent needs to say, Why yes Mitt, perhaps and you will still be Mitt Romney. A thin shell of a man. A Republican without conviction or principle. A tawdry, shape-shifting business oligarch, a shame less opportunist and presidential loser. 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 [President Obama] has the difficult job that he asked for, but so far his ability to do it is highly questionable. Hispanic businesses seeking long-term growth MERCEDES BLANCA Guest Writer Mercedes Blanca If your business is sensitive to economic downturns, the bank wants to know that you are adept at managing productivity and expenses through good and bad cycles.

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This home in Olde Winter Park was remodeled in 2009 with wood floors, crown molding, gourmet kitchen with granite counters, beautiful cabinets and travertine. Home was en larged adding a second floor with bonus room, two bedrooms and baths. Down stairs master. Large fenced yard and pool. $649,900

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