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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00091444/00242
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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: 01-17-2013
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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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 26271684
lccn - sn 92000170
issn - 1064-3613
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WPMOBSERVER.COM There he was, Charles Mil Ill have a certain quality of life until I die. In addition, I do not want to burden those I care for. Period. Page 19Chris Jepson MLK CalendarWith events around the area, our guide will give you all you need to know to plan your weekend. Page 8 Healthy LivingThe Observer compiled a handy list of gyms offering New Years specials to make good on your resolutions.Page 10 LifestylesThis local marketing MBA grad is working to change her career track behind the wheel of a racecar. Page 7 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 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 Winter Park Recovery CenterExecutive Drug & Alcohol Treatment Services Suboxone Maintenance For Opioid Abuse Sinclair Method of Alcohol ExtinctionNow Is The Time To Make Your New Years Resolution2056 Aloma Ave, Suite 100, Winter Park, FL 32792www.WinterParkRecoveryCenter.com 407-629-0413 PHOTO COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDARita Reutter was the nations oldest homecoming queen at 58-years-old, escorted by Lee Constantine in this 1977 photo, before he became a state senator and county commissioner. Please see UCF on page 3Election sees legal ghtISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff ZANY UCF FACTS The university started in an ofce in downtown Orlando with Charles Millican as its only employee The universitys rst newspaper was temporarily called F.T.U. until a contest decided the name, The FuTUre The rst theater was a bubble structure shelter that looked like a blimp, with horrible acoustics to boot. Vincent the Vulture was an unlikely mascot possibility for a time, hoping to strike fear in the hearts of the opposing team, said The FuTUres editorial staff. In 1976 student Rick Lanham unofcially broke the worlds shouting record in his Speech 101 class yelling, Soooo-ey! Hog hog hog! FTU had the U.S.s oldest Homecoming queen with Rita Reutter at 58 years old.Cooper Johnston McMacken UCF turns 50BRITTNI JOHNSON Observer StaffMaitland project gets pushSARAH WILSON Observer Staff Please see COUNCIL on page 3

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Page 2 Fre dlund Fine Arts Works by: Peter Pettigrew Henry Peter Henry VonGend Craig Bone Frank Ferranti Kim Robertson Thomas Brooks Kent Ullberg Robert Deurloo Patricia Chute and othersTo create room for new inventory for 2013 were 1143 Orange Ave. Winter Park 407-622-0102 fredlundgallery.comJanuary Clearance 25% to 50% all artwork! Sale Sale Sale Sale (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 Business Briefs Community Bulletin The Hamilton Holt School at Rollins College recently received a $20,077 grant from the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) to support planning for the development of community outreach programming with Winter Park, Maitland and Eatonville residents 50 and older at the Hamilton Holt School. The grant will enable the College to conduct an assess ment survey of the educational needs and interests of older adults in Winter Park and surrounding communities. Dr. Sharon Weiser, chief academic ofcer for Missouri Valley College, has announced Taylor Beasley, a former Lake Howell High School football quarterback, was named to the Fall 2012 Deans List. The requirements for the Deans List are a 3.3 or higher grade point average, at least 12 graded hours for the semester, and no D, F, or Incomplete grades for the semester. Orlando Science Charter Schools fth grade students recently dove headrst into OUCs A.W.E.S.O.M.E. Project to learn about the water cycle and natu ral resources in Florida. The Alternative Water and Energy Supply, Observation, Methods and Education (A.W.E.S.O.M.E.) Project educated local students about water supply and sustainability, as well as alternative energy. Students engaged in hands-on experiments and demonstra tions explaining how water is puried. The public charter school emphasizes excellence in STEM-related subjects, particularly science. On Tuesday, Dec. 11, Jewish Academy of Orlando (JAO), Orlandos only K-8 Jewish Day School, hosted middle schoolers from Geneva Christian School, a Christian clas sical school, and Leaders Preparatory School, an Islamic school, for a morning of cooperative learning and connections in conjunction with the areas Multifaith Education Project. The students partici pated in activities that promote peace, acceptance and understanding of differ ent religions and cultures. The program is in its eighth year, and is directed by Lou ise Sheehy. JAO has been a part of the program since its inception. On Dec. 22, four Second Harvest trucks delivered more than 70,000 pounds of fresh produce to seven school locations, including Hungerford Elementary, Evans Community School, Lancaster Elemen tary, Winegard Elementary, East River High School, Cheney Elementary, Glenridge Middle School and Ivey Lane El ementary. This donation represents more than $151,060 in nutritious food for the holidays. Brylle Llaguno of Maitland received aca demic honors at Darton State College for the Fall 2012 semester. The Deans List recognizes the achievement of students each semester. In order to be eligible for the Deans List, students must be fulltime and have earned a 3.4 or higher grade point average. Conor Diebel, from Winter Park, will be riding in the Presidential Inaugural Pa rade on Monday, Jan. 21, as a member of the Culver Military Academy Black Horse Troop. Diebel is the son of Karen S. Diebel Sessions. The 58-member boys mounted unit will be riding with 24 members of the Culver Girls Academy Equestriennes. This will be the 16th inaugural parade for the Black Horse Troop and the seventh for the Equestriennes. Send submissions to ibabcock@ turnstilemediagroup.com Though overall job tenure in America ticked up in 2012, the amount of time at the job is still shorter than many as sume. The median (mid-point) length of time on the job is 5.4 years, according to the new research from the nonparti san Employee Benet Research Institute (EBRI). In addition, the overall median tenure of workers length of employ ment in their current jobs was slightly higher in 2012, at 5.4 years, compared with 5.2 years in 2010 and 5.0 years 29 years ago, in 1983. Visit ebri.org for more information. First Southern Bank furthered its phil anthropic commitment to the Central Florida community this past holiday season by launching two collection drives that took place through Dec. 21. The bank spearheaded the effort by asking community members to donate and bring nonperishable food items for the Christian Service Center and personal hygiene items for Lakeside Behavioral Healthcare to all of its Orlando area locations. The University Club of Orlando recently raised more than $800 and col lected more than 150 toys during its Cocktails for a Cause to benet Toys for Tyler, the charitable or ganization that collected more than 2,000 toys for children at Arnold Palmer Hospital last year. Toys for Tyler is named for Or lando cancer survivor Tyler Youtz, who started the annual effort with a single toy in 2004, then 11 toys in 2005, and 156 toys the following Christmas.

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Page 4 Its TAX time. Appointments Available 7 Days a Week!Tax Form Processing LLC4070 Aloma Ave., Suite 1010 Winter Park, FL 32792Tel: (407) 657-6336www.TaxFormProcessing.com Proudly Serving the Orlando Area for 18 years! Scan QR Code 40$00OffTax PreparationMust present this coupon at time service is provided. Offer valid for one-time use. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Expires April 15, 2013Code: WPMO13 FL World Organization of China Painters presents its2013 Porcelain Art ShowPearls, Lace, & Vintage Grace Jan. 27: 1 p.m. 5 p.m. Jan. 28: 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Vintage Gala 5 p.m. 8 p.m.Jan. 29: 9 a.m. 3 p.m.Bahia Shrine Center Admission: $5 866-314-3769AIRLINES ARE HIRING Winter Park City TalkBY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER Congratulations to the citys Employees of the Year Employee of the Year Steve Mathes Fireghter of the Year Bryan Moman Ofcer of the Year Detective Lisa Suepat City Commission meeting highlights Mayors Report Consent Agenda Action Items Requiring Discussion Public Hearings Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter and watch on Vimeo. Steve Mathes Bryan Moman Lisa Suepat

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Page 5 Bart Wright, CFPS Deputy Chief/Administration Maitland Fire Department by Manny P. HernandezORLANDO Freshly-minted president and CEO of Cornerstone Hospice www.cornerstonehospice. org Charles Chuck Lee, started his tenure at the helm of the seven-county nonprot recently with a Wednesday Meet n Greet of sta, news media, community and friends at the organizations Orange and Osceola counties operational center on S. Orange Avenue in Orlando.Orange sta ecstatic at having CEO take the helm of Hospice in OrlandoIt is worthy to note that out of our 8,000-plus square mile central Florida service geography, out of multiple operational centers from Lake and Sumter counties on the north to Highlands and Hardee counties on our south, our new CEO marks the taking of the helm of Cornerstone Hospice 24 hrs into his job right here at Orlando! remarked earlier this week Cindi Harris-Panning RN and executive director for the nonprots Orange/Osceola region. Yes, sta throughout Orange and Osceola counties are ecstatic that CEO Chuck Lee started his tenure right here at the Orlando oce, listening to our sta and sharing his vision for the growth of Cornerstone Hospice here in Orange and Osceola counties added Ann Harr, RN and patient care supervisor for Orange and Osceola counties. During his Orange-Osceola sta Meet n Greet visit, CEO Chuck Lee assured everyone that theyll have the physician support, tools and resources required for continued growth in the Orange-Osceola region. I am committed for us to have all resources in place to allow us to expand as opportunities arise. I see our census has been growing here and you have my support and encouragement so we can manage issues that accompany growth and professional patient care Patients and family care always comes rst, said the new CEO who made a reference to Cornerstone Hospices strong balance sheet, reminding sta at Meet n Greet that the nonprot carries no corporate debt, allowing the organization to be responsive quickly to growth needs as they arise. About Cornerstone HospiceSince 1984, Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care, a nonprot communitybased healthcare organization, has provided care and services to central Florida residents and to American veterans and families experiencing life-limiting illnesses. To learn more, call from anywhere in Orange or Osceola counties (407)2062273 or toll-free (800)679-6088 or visit www.cornerstonehospice.org or www. SeriousIllness.org/CornerstoneNew CEO takes helm of Cornerstone Hospice at Orlando Visit Second Day on Job Cornerstone Hospice president and CEO Charles "Chuck" Lee goes over agenda for the day's "Meet 'n Greet the CEO" at the seven-county nonprot's Orange-Osceola operations center in South Orange Ave. in Orlando. Accompanying the CEO during the proceedings (l to r): Ann Harr RN and patient care supervisor; Cindi Harris-Panning RN and executive director for the Orange-Osceola region; CEO Chuck Lee; Mary Manrique RN, vice president, former interim CEO and current chief operating ofcer and Tracey Meyers RN and admissions manager. Maitland City TalkBY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Congrats, chief New Fire Chief Kim Neisler

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Calendar r rfntbWe offer Full-Day Infant Care and Childcare Year-Round, Preschool Classes, Summer Camp, and much more! rfntbrn n n JAN. 17The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Park Avenue Merchants Association have partnered with the Winter Park/ Maitland Observer to create The Ovations, the rst-of-its-kind best of guide for the Winter Park area as determined by you members of the community. Finalists for the rst Ovations Awards for the best local businesses were announced in early Jan uary and winners will be revealed during the January Business After Hours & Ova tions Awards Ceremony at Best Western Mt. Vernon Inn 110 S. Orlando Avenue on Thursday, Jan. 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.JAN. 18Sewn Together: Photographic Quilts Re ecting the Historic Family Ties of Eaton ville, Maitland and Winter Park will be on exhibit beginning Jan. 18 through Satur day, April 13 at the Hannibal Square Heri tage Center, a program of Creald School of Art. An opening reception is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 18, at the Hanni bal Square Heritage Center located at 642 W. New England Avenue in Winter Park. All events are free and open to the public. Visit crealde.org or call 407-671-1886 for more information. JAN. 19New Hope for Kids will offer a Volunteer Orientation starting at 10 a.m. Jan. 19 at the Center for Grieving Children located at 900 N. Maitland Avenue. No registration is need for this two hour program, but a Vol unteer Application will be required prior to any assignments. For more information on volunteer opportunities call 407-3313059 x15 or visit newhopeforkids.org There is an exciting new class offered to aspiring authors called So you wanna be a Writer by published authors Dave Lapham and Doug McLaughlin. The two will help you examine your motivation to write and will provide instruction in the basics of putting a story together and get ting it published. The workshop is free, but you must register at the Maitland Public Library. Seating will be limited to thirty people. Dates are Jan. 19, 26, and Feb. 2 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. January in Central Florida is camellia season! See for yourself the beauty of thousands of camellia ower blooms at the Camellia Society of Central Floridas (CSCF) 67th Annual Camellia Show and Festival Presented by Espoma Organic Fertilizer on Saturday, Jan. 19 from 10 a.m. 4 p.m. at the Winter Park Garden Club Clubhouse at Mead Botanical Gar den (1500 S. Denning Dr., Winter Park, FL 32789). Puppy Socialization Seminars provides a unique opportunity for puppies to play off-leash in a monitored setting. It is a supervised 30 minute interactive seminar for pet parents puppies in an enclosed area, with the Dog Trainer in charge of the event. Socialization is a critical step for all puppies and they experience important developmental benets by participating in group play. Specically, they learn how to interact with other dogs appropriately. Seminars will be held at your nearest Petco Jan. 19-20 at 2 p.m.JAN. 21FITGO: The JCCs 6-Week Fitness Chal lenge begins Jan. 21 and runs through March 3! Classes will take place at JCC South Orlando 11184 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd. To sign up, call or visit the Welcome Center 407-387-5330 or Register online at orlandojcc.org/myjcc barcode 11876.JAN. 22 The Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) continues its popular Artists Cri tique & Conversation series on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. The program is free and the public is encouraged to attend at the A&Hs Germaine Marvel Building, 210 W. Packwood Avenue. Artists of every me dium and skill level are encouraged to participate in the critiques. All artists must sign up in advance. Interested artists can sign up in advance for one of the nine slots online at ArtandHistory.org. JAN. 23Wednesday, Women and Wisdom Leads Group will meet Jan. 23 11:30 a.m. 1 p.m., at the Maitland Chamber located at 110 N. Maitland Avenue. Subs, drinks, chips and cookies $8. Reservations re quired. Call (407) 644-0741.ONGOINGYuanyan (Anne) Huang, a student of Chinese martial arts for 18 years and fourtime champion of Anhui Province, China, will teach seven sessions of this ancient Chinese routine 6-7 p.m. Monday nights through Feb. 25, excluding Jan. 21, at the Winter Park Public Library Community Room. The sessions are limited to 14 par ticpants, seven of which must be pre-paid in order to hold the class. Seven sessions will cost $35 for institute members and $56 for nonmembers. There will be a $10 drop-in class fee. Call 407-623-3314 for more information on the sessions. The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center will be hosting the ex hibit The Plot: A Graphic History of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion. until March 20. It is open Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Sundays 1 to 4 p.m. No ad mission is charged, and reservations are not necessary except for school groups. More information is available online at holocaustedu.org, or call 407-628-0555. Visit www.wpmobserver.com/ events/search for more details. Send submissions to ibabcock@ turnstilemediagroup.com JAN. 17: Priscilla Bagleys cabaretPriscilla Bagley will perform her cabaret, When Will I Be Loved? The Linda Ronstadt Hall of Fame Campaign 2013! with Chris topher Leavy at the piano on Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m., as part of the popular Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series. Tickets are $20 and include a drink from the bar. Standing room tickets are available for $10 (no drink included) when performance is sold out. Visit winterparkplayhouse.org for more information or call 407-645-0145.

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Page 7 Lifestyles Its a blur of green and white as the driver whips by, tires screech ing on the too-clean asphalt, not yet gripped with tire rubber. The kart, not your average machine at a carnival, but a light shifter go-kart packed with power, zips around the other karts, bracing against g-forces around corners as accelerates to top speed. Then Vicki Brian cruises to a stop, a strand of her long blond hair peeking out from under the helmet. Theres a bit of a daredevil in her, her father John Brian says. Shes about as competitive as they come, he said. Hes been worried at times OK, maybe many times but theres no stopping Orlandos Vicki Brian from hitting the race track. I was always meant to be in racing I think everyone was born with a path, she said. While shes been dancing around the idea of racing her whole life, she only began pursuing it as a career in the last three years. Shed raced BMX bikes as a very young girl, put on mock races on ATVs in middle school and drag raced her fathers 1968 Camaro when she was 17. Its always been a passion, but life and responsibility held her back. She got her MBA in marketing at the University of Florida, and found a way to enter the racing world without actually racing by traveling around the world help ing a team market itself. She got she was making other drivers dreams come true when it should have been her own she was fo cused on. I was always afraid of com mitting to being a racecar driver, she said. Now, shes determined to do what always intimidated her and just take the leap to follow her own dreams. Brian began train ing and racing shifter karts, which can drive in excess of 120 miles per hour and are the gateway to racing Formula One and Indy cars. Famous and successful race car drivers all over the world, she says, spend their spare time keep ing their skills sharp training in the same karts. 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Cost recovery fees are not taxes or government required charges for use. Taxes, fees, and surcharges apply based on standard monthly, not promotional, ra tes. PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVEROrlando resident Vicki Brian is living the dream of being a racecar driver afer spending her career in marketing. Now the UF MBA gradu ate is working to climb the ladder in the local karting circuit, the early proving grounds of many of the worlds top racing drivers. Please see RACE on page 9 RACEOrlando resident Vicki Brian is breaking her way into racecar drivingBRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff For more information about Vicki Brian Racing and motorsports marketing and sponsorship opportunities, email Vicki@ vickibrianracing.com, or visit vickibrianracing.com or facebook. com/VickiBrianRacingDRIVENto Plan your weekend withThe Weekender!Visit wpmobserver.com and click "Subscribe to Newsletter"

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Page 8 KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland Find I LUV Winter Park merchandise and local art at ILUVParkAvenue.com407-539-3977 M.L.K. calendar The civil rights movements have his day in the spotlight as local cities celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day this weekend and Monday. Heres a guide to local events from parades to full-day festivals. EATONVILLEEatonvilles MLK Parade and Celebration will be held Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. The parade starts on West Kennedy Boulevard in Eatonville. OVIEDOThe city of Oviedo and Oviedo Citizens In Action present the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jrs Parade. Taking place Jan. 21 from 10 to 11 a.m., the parade will begin at Oviedo High School, located at 601 King St. in Oviedo, and will travel on Broadway Avenue going east to Round Lake Park; 891 E. Broadway Ave. WINTER PARKThe city of Winter Park presents the 11th annual Unity Heritage Festival on Sunday, Jan. 20, and Monday, Jan. 21. The annual community festival will promote family history and raise funds for the Educational Fulllment Fund for local economically disadvantaged youth. The festival begins Sunday in Shady Park from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Special activities will include childrens games, career booths, food and retail vendors, special entertainment by various gospel artists, job training, job readiness and nancial literacy by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Nu Iota Omega Chapter, and the presentation of the annual Heritage Award. Prior to the festivals continuance Monday, Jan. 21, there will be a special Martin Luther King Jr. Park Dedication Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. at the park located on corner of Morse Boulevard and Denning Drive. The park was ofcially renamed from Lake Island Park to Martin Luther King Jr. Park in honor of the memory and accomplishments of one of the worlds most inuential civil rights leaders. It will represent opportunity, diversity and equality all of the values Martin Luther King Jr. treasured and stood for. Following the park dedication, participants will march to Shady Park to continue the celebration at the Unity Heritage Festival on Martin Luther King Jr. Day from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Join Mayor Ken Bradley and Winter Park city ofcials at 10 a.m. for a special Martin Luther King Jr. symbolic program, including the Feature Family Presentation of the Perkins family. Exciting events and activities will continue throughout the day, including food and music by Motown Entertainment. Local author and former feature family member Dr. Minnie Boyer Woodruff will be in attendance to sign her book My Doctors Can See You Now from 2 to 4 p.m. JAN. 17From Thursday, Jan. 17, to Sat urday, Jan. 19, Good Shepherd Church in Maitland will host a heal ing service and mission, as well as a teaching session. There will be a healing service on Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. followed by a mission on Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m., and teaching on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 407644-5350 or email henrispang@ gmail.com for more information on these events. Teen Leadership Circle with Rabbi Creditor. Join BBYO teens at the Roth JCC with Rabbi Yonita Credi tor of Congregation Beth Am as we hold a roundtable discussion on what it means to be a leader. BBYO events are open to Jewish teens in grades 8-12, and non-BBYO mem bers are welcome to attend. The event is at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 17 at the JCC Maitland. JAN. 18Movies In The Park will be at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, on the Village Center Green. Come early to get a great spot and join in on the family activities, followed by a showing of Tooth Fairy at 7 p.m. Please bring a blanket or lawn chairs and tell your friends. Presented by the Baldwin Park Merchants Associa tion, Movies in the Park is sponsored by McKinley Inc. along with several local businesses. For more information, visit Baldwin Parks Facebook page. JAN. 19The Art & History Museums Mai tland (A&H) invites you to Family Days at the Museum on Jan. 19, beginning at 1 p.m. This month, the program takes place in the A&Hs Telephone Museum at 221 W. Pack wood Ave. Visit artandhistory.org for more information. As part of its 35th anniversary celebration, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College will of fer free admission during 2013.The first exhibit of 2013, Collecting for the Cornell, will run from Jan. 19 to May 12. Located on the campus of Rollins College near downtown Winter Park, the Cornells public hours are Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. For addi tional information, please call 407646-2526 or visit cfam.rollins.edu January in Central Florida is ca mellia season! See for yourself the beauty of thousands of camellia flower blooms at the Camellia Soci ety of Central Floridas (CSCF) 67th Annual Camellia Show and Festival Presented by Espoma Organic Fer tilizer on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Winter Park Garden Club Clubhouse at Mead Botanical Garden (1500 S. Denning Dr., Winter Park). Sanctioned by the American Camellia Society, the CSCF show and festival is Floridas largest camellia show.ONGOINGThe Maitland Public Library is holding the following events: Preschool Stories every Tuesday from 10:3011:30 a.m. On Thursdays take a Walk around the Lake at 6:30 a.m. followed by Babytime from 10:3011:30 a.m. and then Reading Bud dies from 4 to 5 p.m. Contact John Guess at JGuess@maitlandpl.org for more information. Send submissions to ibabcock@ turnstilemediagroup.com

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Page 9 catch up. Its also a very expen sive sport, and requires luck and networking created opportunities that are often rare. Its like trying to be a pro foot ball player after youve already graduated college, and entering the competitions cost thousands of dollars. It takes a dedication not many people have. She is probably one of the most driven people I know her passion is very strong, said Jeff Rodrigues, her driving coach at Skip Barber Racing School. For me its always satisfying when you meet someone like Vicki who has that same passion you can see yourself. levels, Brian said. Theres the lack of opportunity, the money and the physicality of it. Its hard not to mention that shes a woman in a sport domi nated by men, but she doesnt want any extra allowances because of that. She only wants the respect that she aims to earn with her skills at every track, practice and race. Its absolutely a mans sport but she doesnt believe that she doesnt want any breaks because shes a girl, said experienced driver Andre Martins, the owner of Orlando Kart Center where Brian has trained for three years. At the end of the day youre a racer, not a woman or a man, Brian said. an more. She wants to be an ex ample for all drivers just starting out, girls, boys, men and women. She hopes to show them all that they can do it, no matter how late they start or what people say, you just have to stop being afraid. The tough things in life are usually the most rewarding, she said. Its so important to pursue doesnt come to you easy, Brian said. And it helps that it gives her the feeling of accomplishment, happiness and thrill every day she karts. Sometimes, she imag ines just sinking into the couch for a little while, letting go of all the work she must do, and then she remembers her dream. Shes aim ing to participate in Grand-Am Continental Tire Series racing next year, so that great feeling of whip ping around corners and crossing career. I wouldnt trade this for any thing, it brings me so much joy, she said. You feel alive. (877) 302-6713www.fortiscollege.edu 1573 W. Fairbanks Ave. Winter Park, FL For consumer information visit www.fortis.edu Prepare to become aCAREER OPPORTUNITIES James CodyMr. James Ray Cody, age 77, of Winter Park, FL, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2013. He GA. Mr. Cody was a 1957 graduate of the University of Georgia and a proud member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He was a self employed insurance adjuster, an avid golfer, and was a devoted Georgia Bulldog fan. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Frances Cody, his parents James Floyd and Opal Hunter Cody and his best friend Bingo. He is survived by his sons, John Randall Cody and Casey Nichols of Douglasville, GA, James Ray Cody, Jr. and his wife Vicki Lynn of San Bernardino, CA; sister Betty Mayeske and her husband Mike of Fairburn, GA; grandchildren, Sara, Jacob, Laney, and Barrett; nieces and nephews, and many close lifelong friends such as Bill and Mary Murdock of Hilton Head, SC. Per his wishes Mr. Cody was cremated and no services are planned at this time. Express condolences or share a memory at www.whitleygarner.com Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246 RACE | Marketer starts second career CONTINUED FROM PAGE 7PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERRacecar driver Vicki Brian, left, picks her way through the pack at a local karting track, where shes spent thousands on her dream. Its so important to pursue something thats difficult, that doesnt come to you easy.

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Page 10 WINTER PARKAnytime FitnessFrom now until Jan. 31, Anytime Fitness, located at 958 Orange Ave. in Winter Park, is offering special deals to new members One such deal includes $0 to join and no membership dues until February. In addition, any indi vidual who purchases personal gym, and buys and completes two personal training sessions per week for a four-week period, will receive one month of free membership. Call 321-972-5833 or information on these January deals. LA FitnessIndividuals interested in joining LA Fitness in Winter Park, lo cated at 1540 Semoran Blvd., can save money in two ways without being tied down by a contract. An individual can choose to either pay a $5 registration fee with a $34.99 monthly fee or pay a $199 enrollment fee with a $20 monthly fee. With these deals, members can work out at any LA Fitness in Florida. In addition, there are no additional fees to cancel a membership. Call 407388-2258 for more information on these deals.Legacy FitnessFor individuals interested in Muay Thai, boxing or lifting free weights, Legacy Fitness, located at 745 N. Orange Ave. in Winter Park, is offering deals that are exclusive to January. By signing up this month, an individual can save 50 percent on enrollment fees and pay a $59 monthly fee. A member can also opt to pay a yearly fee of $599. Call 407-745for more information on these Workout 32789Open Monday through Satur day, Workout 32789, located at 244 Pennsylvania Ave. in Winter Park, offers several price packages for individuals to choose ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERThe Winter Park YMCA is offering discounts on initiation fees for all new members and on monthly fees for younger members from now through Jan. 31. Many gyms in the area are capitalizing on New Years resolutions to get new members to sign up to get t in January. to getfit?Looking to make good on a New Years resolution? Heres a handy list of local gyms that could help you in 2013. Many gyms are offering introductory specials for January to get the year. Take a look! Please see GYMS on page 14 Resolving

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Page 11 The Roth Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando invites the community to go all-in at its ninth annual Bruce Gould Poker Invitational, on Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Home Builders Association in Maitland. The Texas Hold emstyle tournament will Friedman Scholarship Fund, which has provided more than $1 million individuals and families to participate in the JCCs preschool, after school, summer camp and senior programs. The event is open to the entire community and has a devoted following over the years from novice to seasoned players, said Bruce Gould, the chair of the tournament. While the action heats up at the poker tables, others in attendance can enjoy playing blackjack, craps and roulette in a Las Vegas atmosphere. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with a dinner provided by The Olive Garden, which will also include complimentary wine, beer and liquor for all registered guests. The tournament itself will begin at 7 p.m. The Roth JCCs suggested donation to participate is $125 for poker players, and $50 for casino game players. nament, as well as the craps and roulette winners, will win fabulous prizes including trips, sporting event tickets, golf out The Roth JCCs Bruce Gould Poker Invitational gives people an opportunity to participate in an action-packed evening, while at the same time helping children in need, said Eli Bercovici of the JCC. The Home Builders Association is located at 544 Mayo Ave. in Maitland. Par ticipants can register online at orlandojcc. org or in-person at the Roth JCC. For more information, contact Eli Bercovici at the Roth JCC at 407-645-5933, extension 259, or at EliB@orlandojcc.orgGet t this Presidents DayGet pumped this Presidents Day here at the Roth JCC at Move It Monday, which will feature free health screen ings (including mammograms), and these free the community: 8:15 9:15 a.m.: Zumba (adults) 8:15 9:15 a.m.: Boot Camp (adults) 9 9:45 a.m.: Rotation Station (kids, ages 5-12) 9:15 10 a.m.: Cardio Cycling (adults) 9:15 10 a.m.: Family Fitness (adults and kids, 5-12) 10 10:45 a.m.: Presidential Fitness (kids, ages 5-12) 10 11 a.m.: Les Mills Body Pump (adults) 11 11:45 a.m.: Obstacle Course (kids, ages 5-12) 11 a.m. noon: Yoga (adults) 11 a.m. noon: SilverSneakers (seniors) 11 a.m. to noon: Cardio Cycling (adults) Noon 1:15 p.m.: Teen Fitness* (grades 8-12) *Teens must print and bring this signed waiver by a parent: http://bit.ly/teen guestwaiver Were also hosting a School Out Day if your child requires care all day while they are off of school. For more information, contact Ren at ReneN@orlandojcc.org or 407-645-5933.Amy Schwartz is the marketing director of the Roth Jewish Community Center. The JCC welcomes people of all faiths. For more information, visit or landojcc.org or call 407-645-5933. 2069 Aloma Ave. Winter Park, FL 32792 762 E. Altamonte Drive Altamonte Springs, FL 32701(407) 691-3009 (407) 679-2135 Visit us on the web @ www.binsons.com r fntbt f rtt ftbt bt bnr nr rt b bb f b tb off trtnCoupon redeemable for cash, check or credit card purchases only. Not redeemable for insurance transactions. Excludes custom/special orders & nutritional supplements. May not be combined with any other discounts. Coupon has no cash value. Amy SchwartzWhats up at the JCC?Go all-in at the JCCs Poker Invitational New Year, New You!By Teona Morris, CLC, CNC Certied Health and Wellness Coach Our Whole Community, Board of DirectorsHow many times has your New Years resolution been to lose weight, get healthy and to improve some aspect of your life? Losing weight is the most popular and the most broken resolution made! However, for most people that resolution falls by the wayside by the end of January. If you continue to look for quick x solutions, eat toxinlled foods and fail to move your body, you will continue to struggle with weight and poor health. Who is in charge of your body and your health? I encourage you to look at the real issues behind your weight struggles. WHY you eat and WHEN you eat are just as important as WHAT you eat. Identifying your unhealthy eating behaviors and replacing them with healthy new habits is a key element to long-term weight management. Remember this: Food is fuel for your body. It is not a time-ller, mood-elevator or pain killer. How do I know this? Working with hundreds of clients to shed thousands of pounds for nearly a decade, Ive observed some commonalities among those who repeatedly attempted to lose weight, only to gain it all back and then some. They were focusing on the wrong thing: Food. The real focus needed to be on changing their relationship with food. A healthy lifestyle is not something you can buy. Your awesome body is designed by the Creator to run on high quality real food, not on processed chemicalladen counterfeit foods devoid of nutrients. Its no wonder our nation is facing an obesity epidemic. Excess weight is not just an appearance issue, but a serious health issue. Science has discovered that what we eat has a signicant impact on our health and disease prevention. If youre of the mindset that eating organic or healthy is too expensive, have you priced the cost of disease? Did you know that fat is metabolically active and that fat cells hold toxins that are a breeding ground for cancer, heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, acid reux, sleep apnea, etc.? Great News: if you can lifestyle your way in, you can lifestyle your way out! To experience whole health, simply knowing that you need to get your weight under control is not enough to bring about lasting change. To awareness and knowledge, you must add commitment, a sound viable plan and support in order to attain and maintain your goals of optimal weight and vibrant health! How youll look and feel this time next year has everything to do with the choices you make consistently every day. Do not look back and have regrets! Make this YOUR year to take ownership of your health and nourish yourself well in mind, body and Spirit. Take care of your body. Its the only place you have to live! Our Whole Community, a 501(c)(3) non-prot Christian corporation, comprises a group of faith-based organizations collaborating on community health initiatives to produce intergenerational wholeness and healthy lifestyle outcomes in the Central Florida area. For more information on Our Whole Community, please visit ourwholecommunity.org. Our Whole Community is pleased to contribute monthly to the Winter Park Observer.

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Charis Counseling Areas of Service Lif eT oda y Celebrating Life, Family and the Power of January 2013 Please share your thoughts with us at OurLifeToday Tim Tedder NCC, LMHC Prior to earning his Masters Degree in Counseling from Indiana Wesleyan University, Tim spent nearly 20 years as a leader and teacher, focusing on spiritual and personal growth issues for individuals and families. In his speaking and counseling, he aims to "creatively communicate a message of hope and healing to wounded people." Tim's specialty is with individuals, couples and families experiencing relational crisis, with a special focus on helping couples recover after an affair. Tim is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and has attained the credentials of a Nationally Certified Counselor. Couples Counseling (including Pre Marriage & Marriage Counseling) Certified Prepare Enrich Facilitator Family & Parenting Issues Healing from the Past Life Goals & Direction Recovering from an Affair See Tim's AffairHealing.com website Areas of Counseling Focus Julia Jancek LMHC Julia began her career as a social worker in Philadelphia working with foster children. Julia earned her Master's degree at Troy University and then began practicing at Charis Counseling Center. Julia's expertise in women's issues allows her to help women move through the issues holding them back. You can find out more about Julia from her website located at www.counselinginorlando.com. Adjustment to Life Transitions Addictions Children/Adolescents Adult Survivors of Child Abuse Depression Grief and Bereavement Anxiety and Trauma Areas of Counseling Focus Please visit our Facebook for a video by Tim and a list of his articles. OurLifeToday More about Tim IS A NEW BEGINNING LIVE IT FULLY AND JOYOUSLY. This moment may not come again haris offers the services of trained professionals who provide comfort and hope as they guide you toward overcoming obstacles and experiencing the authentic, abundant life that God promises. Our counseling is offered to people of all races, ages, and persuasions. Careful consideration is given to each person's needs and desires when making counseling placements. Individuals who need help in overcoming difficulties or in taking that next step toward personal growth. Couples who are dating, engaged, or married. Our counselors help satisfied couples move toward deeper levels of intimacy and help dissatisfied couples assess their relationship to determine ways they can move effectively toward meaningful change. Families that require help in learning how to cope with a variety issues including abuse, rebellion, parenting, divorce, blended families, grief, or trauma. Groups that are routinely formed to address specific issues in a shared setting. Group topics include anxiety, depression, divorce recovery, strengthening marriages, and parenting. Our Christian counselors assist clients in dealing with a wide range of life issues, including: Addictions Affairs Anxiety Children / Adolescents Crisis Depression Divorce Eating Family Issues Marriage Parenting Premarital Counseling Remarriage Spiritual Development by Tim Tedder Yesterday, a new client came into my office and started talking about the discontent in her life. I invited her to tell me her story and before long she was disclosing information that was deeply personal. Ive never told anyone about that before, she confessed. It was another reminder of how vulnerable people are willing to be simply because they trust the counseling process. Its interesting to consider the conditions under which we allow instant intimate access to some people, especially those in the helping professions. This morning, I made another trip to my dentist to have a loose crown cemented. (It fell out last night during a session. Embarrassing, but thats another story...) The new dental assistant introduced herself to me during the chairs slow recline. Thirty seconds after learning her name, I opened wide while Christy poked and pulled on my teeth. I let this person, who was a stranger just moments ago, wiggle her fingers around in my mouth Why? Because I trust the process. I had a problem and I believed she could help me, so I granted her access that others dont have. Counseling is like that, and more. People open up more than their mouths; they often bare their souls to us and invite us into their private pain, shame, fear, and frustrations. It is an awesome privilege that demands responsibility. We accept that. And we, the counselors at Charis, are sincerely grateful to those who trust us enough to let us join them in those private places. A s the new year begins many of us take stock in our lives. What do we want for the year ahead? We all talk about doing better in many directions. But the economy still lags and we seem to be working harder than ever before. Add to this the possibility that you may also be dealing with family issues, the loss of a job or addictions. During times like these life can seem to be overwhelming. Many of us will try and go it alone. But there is help and hope. Friends and family can be a wonderful source of compassion and strength, but sometimes we need professional help. Here are two of the five counselors at Charis Counseling Center in the Baldwin Park area that offer professional, caring counseling. Please take just a moment to get to know Tim Tedder and Julia Jancek of Charis. You will also find links on our Facebook page OurLifeToday, introductory videos, their articles, blog posts, and their web site. Please do post any questions on our Facebook page at OurLifeToday. We are looking forward to hearing from you very much. More about Julia Please visit our Facebook for a video by Julia and a list of her articles. Our LifeToday 407 894 5202 www.chariscounselingcenter.com

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OurLifeToday January 2013 WHATEVER IT TAKES A JOURNEY INTO THE HEART OF HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT Long before the sun has risen or the people who deliver your morning newspaper have completed their rounds, millions of people are already wide -awake. Perhaps people like you, they are restlessly and relentlessly pursuing their dreams. Some are corporate executives, well-known celebrities, athletes, coaches, officials, leaders and parents. But most are our neighbors, friends, relatives, employees or co-workers; The carpenter checking his tools; the sales manager packing her bags; the small business owner running spreadsheets on the kitchen computer; the teacher creating banners for the school assembly; the mom or dad checking their son or daughters homework before school; the student athlete doing pushups by his bed. The light is on in their windows, minds and hearts. These are first rate people in action excellence, plain and simple. By doing whatever it takes to become the best they are capable of becoming, they lift our spirits. They stretch our boundaries. They energize our communities. And they bring new meaning to the terms, job well done and life well led. Because you share that spirit, 2013 and OurLifeToday is dedicated to you. Adapted for OurLifeToday from Bob Moawads Whatever It Takes WHAT IS LIFE FOR? IT IS FOR YOU. Abraham Maslow THE GIFT The best day of you life is the one on which you decide you life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift of life is yours it is an amazing journey and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins something hidden. A gift to you. Find it. Ralph Waldo Emerson to see what I could make the world give me, instead of looking inside to see what was there. Bill Livingstone finding their lives. In reality, you life is not something you find its something you create. David Phillips at any moment, to be willing to give up who we area in order to become all that we can become. Max Depree I was doing okay, but I was restless. One day it dawned on me that I had been looking at life through the wrong end of the telescope. It was up to me to turn it around to make it bigger, better, more satisfying. Arnold Schwarzenegger ITS NOT WHO WE ARE THAT HOLDS US BACK, ITS WHO WE THINK WERE NOT. Michael Nolan THE FREEDOM Allow yourself the freedom to grow and expand. Form the habit of saying yes to your own potential. Take time to think of all the reasons why you can and why you excel at something wonderful ...because there will always be plenty of people around to tell you why you cant. in the world is not developing your potential. When you do what you do best, you are helping not only yourself, but the world. Roger Williams You dont get to choose how or when youre going to die. You can only decide how youre going to live. Now. Joan Baez we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves Thomas Edison With no effort on your part you were born to be something very special and set apart. What you are going to do in appreciation of that gift is a decision only you can make. Dan Zadra IMIGINATION IS THE PREVIEW OF LIFES COMING ATTRACTIONS. Larry Eisenberg THE GOAL You dont have to take life the way it comes to you. By converting your dreams into goals, and you goals into plans, you can design your life to come to you the way you want it. You can live your life on purpose, instead of by chance. about what needs to be done than about who gets the credit. Dorothy Height worthwhile goals for ourselves, they work in two ways: We work on them, and they work on us. Bob Moawad Purpose gives faith. Faith gives courage. Courage gives enthusiasm. Enthusiasm gives energy. Energy gives life. Life lifts you over the bar. Bob Richards, Pole Vaulter and you need not take it or leave it as it as it was when you came in. James Baldwin is bringing the future nto the present so that you can do something about it now. Alan Lakein to let anyone pass who knows where his is going. David Jordan SOMETIMES YOU JUST HAVE TO TAKE THE LEAP, AND BUILD YOUR WINGS ON THE WAY DOWN. Kobi Yomodo THE PLUNGE Indecision and second guessing are the mortal enemies of spontaneous brilliance and planning. Without action, your dream, goal or plan has little meaning in the world. Living and risking are close companions. If you sense that you have made a good decision, have faith. Move forward Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined. Leo Rosten You must get involved to have an impact. No one is impressed with the won lost record of the referee. John Holcomb We wouldnt worry nearly as much about what others thought of us, if we recognized how seldom they did. Edge Keynote The moment you commit and quit holding back, all sorts of unforeseen incidents, meetings and materials assistance will rise up to help you. The simple act of commitment is a powerful magnet for help. Napoleon Hill Be not the slave of you own past plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with selfrespect, with new power, with an advanced esperience that shall explain and overlook the old. Ralph Waldo Emerson GIVE THE WORLD YOUR BEST People are illogical, unreasonable and self -centered. LOVE THEM ANYWAY If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. DO GOOD ANYWAY If you are successful, you win false friends and true enemies. SUCCEED ANYWAY The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. DO GOOD ANYWAY Honesty and frankness will make you vulnerable. BE HONEST AND FRANK ANYWAY The biggest people with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest people with the smallest minds. THINK BIG ANYWAY What you spend years building, may be destroyed overnight. CONTINUE TO BUILD ANYWAY People really need help, but may attack you if you do help them. HELP THEM ANYWAY Give the world the best you have and you may get kicked in the teeth. GIVE THE WORLD THE BEST YOU HAVE TITLES FOR FUTURE ISSUES: THE MISTAKES THE PASSION THE COMMITMENT THE ATTITUDE THE DRIVE THE ESTEEM THE EDGE THE STANDARDS Please share your thoughts with us at OurLifeToday Thoughts to Inspire and Celebrate Your Commitment to Excellence

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Page 14 Have you ever been running late for, lets say an important meeting, and are completely stressed and frazzled the entire time youre driving only to nd out when you reach your destination, youre the rst to arrive? You ask yourself Why did I let myself get that stressed out? Developing your resiliency will help you rebound from lifes big and little stressors. On Wednesday, January 9, Work Well Winter Park and Winter Park Memorial Hospital, hosted Psychologist Dr. Timothy Spruill, who educates resident physicians at Florida Hospital, to participate in the Health Education Series. During the lunch and learn, Dr. Spruill shared that resiliency is dened as how slowly or quickly you can recover from adversity. Dr. Spruill shared the seven keys to becoming more resilient according to e Resilience Factor by Dr. Reivich and Dr. Shatte: Learning how you respond to adverse (A) situations will help you nd out what your beliefs (B) are. Sometimes we need to question our beliefs (did your spouse intentionally hurt your feelings?) to be able to change the consequences (C) for your emotions and behaviors. We can sometimes fall guilty of having automatic responses where we jump to conclusions, have tunnel vision or become mind readers. We need to avoid blaming or magnifying situations and keep a positive perspective. Iceberg beliefs are oen beneath the surface of our consciousness. ey are our perception of how the world and how people should operate. is can explain why we overreact to seemingly minor issues. We must avoid the shoulds and reect on our internal beliefs. Its important to take the time to reect on your beliefs to check on your automatic beliefs for accuracy. In this time of reection, you can consider alternative explanations that may just be equally or more plausible than your initial one. Dont allow yourself to get caught up in whatif thinking or waste your valuable time and energy worrying about events that may not even occur. Instead, take a few minutes daily to write 3 things youre grateful for. Practice self-calming by visualizing past pleasant experiences, using breathing techniques or by using yoga or mediation. Practice makes perfect! Youll be able to respond and show resiliency the more you practice! Remember, by making minor adjustments in your daily life, you can dramatically inuence your choices and perspective to live a healthier and happier life.For additional lifestyle tips to support a healthy mind, body and spirit visit www.Healthy100.org or to nd a physician please call (407) 303-DOCS (3627). Enhancing Your Resiliency at Winter Park Towers Your room is waiting for you if you need Pain and Symptom Management Hospital Follow-up Complex Treatments, or Crisis Care Referrals 866-742-6655#5019096 www.cornerstonehospice.org www.SeriousIllness.org/cornerstoneMedicare, Medicaid, most commercial insurances accepted from. From one-on-one personal training, which costs $75 for one 30-minute session, to small group training, which involves two to four people and costs $270 per 32789 offers many options for potential customers. In addition, Workout 32789 will hold a 10Day Body and Mind Fit Camp starting Tuesday, Jan. 22, for $99. Call 407-644-3430 or visit workout32789.com for more informa tion on the price packages and the upcoming Fit Camp.YMCAFrom now until Jan. 31, the YMCA located at 1201 N. Lakemont Ave. in Winter Park is offering $50 off the joining fee to individuals interested in making the YMCA their gym of choice. In addition, anyone under the age of 23 can join the gym for $31 per month, with no contract. Prices per month vary among age groups. Call 407-644-1509 or visit information on these deals.MAITLANDPump & Run StudioFor those in Maitland interested in joining a gym this new year, Pump & Run Studio, located at 1668 N. Park Ave., offers several different price packages with no membership fee. By choosing trainers Chris Mink or DeWayne Basham, who are also the gym owners, individuals can choose from deals such as $180 for four half-hour sessions or $300 for four one-hour sessions. The own ers also offer eight, 12, and 16 half-hour and one-hour sessions to members to choose from. Call 407-461-5191 or visit pumpandrunstudio.com for more informa tion on these particular sessions.Matthew Comer PilatesInterested in Pilates? Matthew Comer Pilates, located at 1985 Howell Branch Road in Maitland, is now offering three private ses sions for $150, a savings of $60. In addition, an individual can choose from three Pilates classes to join, including private training, an equipment class, or duet training, all of which are offered in packages of one, four, or eight classes/sessions at various prices. Call 800-631-5614 or visit matthewcomerpilates.com for more information on the various deals and the prices above.COLLEGE PARKCrossFit OrlandoCrossFit Orlando, located at 5135 Adanson St. #100 near College Park, offers a 10 percent discount to students interested in joining the gym. In addition to this deal, CrossFit Orlando offers several price packages, including: a 3-month contract, which costs $165 per month; a 6-month contract, which costs $145 per month; and a 12-month contract, which costs $125 per month. Call 407-412-9598 or email info@crosstion on the deals above.24 Hour FitnessBy joining 24 Hour Fitness in January, individuals can save 50 percent on initiation fees. Located at 15 W. 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Page 15Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 Winter Park / Maitland Observer One Senior Place ... See our full Calendar of Events at OneSeniorPlace.com407.949.6733715 Douglas Avenue Altamonte Springs, FL 32714Monday, January 21 Senior Club sponsored by Family Physicians Group Movie Day 10am-1pm Wednesday, January 23 & 30thWhy do hearing aids cost so much? 3pm-4:30pm Presented by Harmony Hearing Centers RSVP 407-545-4098 Wednesday, January 23 Medicare Educational Workshop 10:30am-12noon By Medicare Plan Options RSVP 407-949-6723 Thursday, January 24 The Real Estate Specialists are IN 9am-3pm Presented by Exit Real Estate Results Friday, January 25 How to Communicate When Logic Doesnt Work 1pm-3:30pm Presented by ADRC RSVP 407-843-1910 Tuesday, January 29 Elder Law Workshop 9:30am-12:30pm Presented by The Law Ofces of Hoyt & Bryan RSVP 407-977-8080 Estate Planning Workshop 2pm-4pm Presented by The Law Ofces of Hoyt & Bryan RSVP 407-977-8080 Wednesday, January 30 Pet Appreciation Day 9am-3pm Hosted by Genworth Financial & The Law Ofces of Hoyt & Bryan RSVP 407-977-8080Calendar of Events January 2013 Its not just about getting you back on your feet. Its about getting you back to your life. HCR Healthcare, LLC Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Savannah Court and Coe 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 At Savannah, it feels just like home. Its safe, convenient and the food is excellent. And of course, my mom is a huge fan of Bingo! Ernestine & her daughter PatriciaAssisted Living Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Care Variety of Apartment Suite Selections, some with Lake Views Restaurant Style Dining Laundry, Housekeeping, Maintenance Services Transportation to Outings and Medical Appointments Beautifully Landscaped Courtyard Call us today, stop by for a visit, join us for lunch, or all of the above. You are always welcome! A Senior Living Community where Hospitality is a Way of Life. SMILEWINNING PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERDr. John Beatties family has two traditions, becoming dentists and competitive swim ming. Beattie is no exception, returning to the water to win two U.S. Masters silver medals. There are two key traits being passed down through generations of the Beattie family: a fascination with dentist ry, and a superb knack for swim ming. Together the Beatties have held four individual All American swimming honors, countless national championship titles, a handful of world records, and three licenses of dentistry. Following in the footsteps of his father, Dr. Jack Beattie who held swimming world records and founded Beattie Family Or thodontics Dr. John Beattie of Baldwin Park has spent much of his life perfecting clients smiles and his swimming stroke. Everybody in our family has put in their time in the pool, John said. And dental school, I guess. Now Jack is retired, and John runs Beattie Family Orthodontics When hes not at his Baldwin found taking laps in his swim cap and goggles in the pool at Grace Hopper Hall. After he reached All American status at the University of Florida, John took a break from competi tive swimming. Then last sum mer, he decided to dive back into it and hasnt stopped since. swimming, he won two silvers and placed in the top 10 in the world in his age group. Theres something so rewarding about focusing and zeroing in on something, focusing on the goal of competition, he said. It feels good. His other favorite feel-good Please see SMILE on page 16When orthodontist John Beattie isnt crafting hes winning medals and setting records. SARAH WILSON Observer Staff

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Page 16 Alert to Caregivers of Dependents with Special Needs: You May Need to Change the Beneciaries of Your Life Insurance, Annuities, IRAs or Other Retirement Accounts The process of special needs planning involves developing a total plan to provide for the dependents lifetime care. Ownership of assets must be coordinated with legal documents (such as trusts, wills and beneciary designations) to avoid the loss or reduction of any government or other benets for which the dependent may be eligible. Assets can pass from one individual to another individual in a variety of ways. Assets may be transferred by sale or by gift. At death, assets may pass through a will or under intestacy laws and be distributed by the estate. Assets may be distributed by trusts. Certain assets will be distributed through operation of law. These include assets held jointly (such as real property held in joint tenancy, or as tenants in the entirety) that avoid the probate process and go directly to another named person. Other assets can pass through operation of contract. These usually include life insurance policies, annuities, IRAs, and certain other types of retirement accounts that permit the owner to name a beneciary. These types of assets typically avoid the probate process (unless the estate is named beneciary), passing directly to the named beneciary. Even the very best plans can go astray if all the pieces of the puzzle are not pieced together correctly. Distributions specied in wills can result in money going directly to a person with special needs (for example, a provision that requires that the residuary estate be divided equally among the decedents children, with the share of any predeceased child being divided equally among that childs children or descendents of predeceased children). Payments made directly to a person with a disability can result in the reduction or even loss of government benets. How many caregivers of dependents with disabilities today have named their dependent as the beneciary on a group or individual life insurance policies, IRAs, 401(k) plans, prot sharing plans, or dened benet pension plans? How many people have forgotten whom they have named as beneciary? How many people never named a beneciary? When the caregiver dies, the terms of those policies and retirement plans will govern the distribution of the money usually requiring distribution to the named beneciary or, if none is named or living, to the estate. If the dependent with special needs receives the money, this could produce disastrous results. When planning for the nancial future of someone with special needs, all beneciaries of insurance policies, pension plans, IRAs, and annuities, need to be reviewed. If the caregivers have established a special needs trust for their dependent with special needs, the trust should be named as beneciary, so not to compromise their loved ones benet eligibility. One mistake, a forgotten policy, or a beneciary designation not updated, can unravel the best of plans!Due to the complexity of federal and state laws, you may require specially trained professionals to help you plan for the future of your dependent with special needs.. A Special Needs Planner can work with your attorney and provide the nancial and insurance products that may be needed to complete your planning. Call Special Needs Planner Charles Fisher at 407-393-6693 for a condential consultation. The MetLife Center for Special Needs PlanningSM, formerly MetDESK For more information about this and other related topics, visit our organizations website at www.metlife.com/specialneeds or call 1-877-638-3375. Pursuant to IRS Circular 230, MetLife is providing you with the following notication: The information contained in this document is not intended to (and cannot) be used by anyone to avoid IRS penalties. This document supports the promotion and marketing of insurance products. You should seek advice based on your particular circumstances from an independent tax advisor. MetLife, its agents, and representatives may not give legal or tax advice. Any discussion of taxes herein or related to this document is for general information purposes only and does not purport to be complete or cover every situation. Tax law is subject to interpretation and legislative change. Tax results and the appropriateness of any product for any specic taxpayer may vary depending on the facts and circumstances. You should consult with and rely on your own independent legal and tax advisers regarding your particular set of facts and circumstances.Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036. L1111221507[exp0114][All States][DC,PR] Charles FisherFinancial Services Representative Special Needs Planner MetLife of Central Florida 301 E. Pine Street, Suite 800, Orlando, FL 32801 Did you make a new years resolution to eat better? Or to take better care of our planet? Slow foods can be part of your strategy. Slow Food is the opposite of mass produced fast food and agribusiness food. Slow food is about food and farming policies that are healthier for you, for the planet, and for the people who produce it, which can include local foods. Eating lo cal foods not only helps the local economy and uses less fossil fuel to get the food to you, but it is also likely to be fresher, and have more nutrients with no preserva tives and other chemicals. Here are four ways to eat slow and local and know what you are eating:1. Buy local produce whenever you can. Most of our local cities have some sort of farmers market, and while the people selling it arent always the farmer, the food is often Florida grown. You can pick your own at the Oviedo strawberry patch. Several vendors sell local honey. At least one local farm sells locally made cheese and other dairy products. 2. Make your own bread. Homemade bread wont last as long as store-bought bread not only because it is made without preservatives, but also because it tastes better. Here is a simple recipe: 1.5 cups of warm water, 1 teaspoon yeast, 2 tablespoons honey or molas ses, 1 tablespoon oil, 1 teaspoon salt, a few cups of whole wheat some wheat germ or bran. Mix together, knead a bit, put in a warm place for 2 hours, punch it down and put in bread pan or on a cookie sheet in the shape you want, let it rise for 2 hours, then bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. This will give you some saves money, and has no added chemicals. Top with apple butter (its fat free) or locally made orange preserves instead of cholesterol-laden butter. 3. Grow your own fruit and vegetables. Look at the great advice from our local gardening experts. Check out a workshop for home gardening. During World War II, the U.S. government encouraged Victory Gardens of home grown fruits and vegetables, as labor and transportation shortages limited access to many trucked foods. We can do it again, for a healthier nation.4. Cultivate your own eggs, maybe. Backyard chickens give you very fresh eggs. You know what the chickens ate (your table scraps or feed) to make that egg. Eggs are a great source of protein. Egg whites have no cholesterol. The eggs from your happy backyard chickens, compared to factory eggs, have more vitamins A and D, beta-carotene, and omega 3 fatty acids. They are less likely to have salmonella and other infections found in the chicken factories. Chickens in your yard also create great fertilizer. Chickens laying eggs do not crow; only roosters, which are not needed for eggs, greet the dawn with the cock-a-doodle-do. For more information, check out backyardchickens.com Nonetheless, you have to be cautious with your chickens, as they may have been exposed to infections before getting to you. Careful hand washing is required. Also, take a careful look at lofeathered friends in your back yard. Orlando has a pilot pro gram allowing a limited number of permits for urban chickens. Winter Park is considering per mitting the homestead fowl. Several cities across the nation now allow urban chicken farming, but most around here do not. Stay tuned for developments here.Maitland resident Nancy Rudner Lugo is a nurse practitioner and president of Health Action, offering workplace health consulting and nurse coaching. Visit www.healthaction.bizDIY health: grow, bake or pick your own Dr. Nancy Rudner LugoHealth Actionmoment comes in his orthodonup in Winter Park, he watched his father craft smiles for a living. I got to see what a reward ing profession it was, he said. The moment someone gets their braces off and sees their perfectly straight, beautiful smile for the knows theyll never forget, and one hes proud to have spent his 22-year career being a part of. Its such a special moment when someones braces come off, said John, who remembers everything he did the day he got his braces off: riding around to show friends his new smile, eat ing all the foods he hadnt been able to eat in a while. His two children, John, 9, and Jackie, 7, are still braces-free. You should know that he has two awesome kids, and he does great teeth, Jackie said, shooting a still baby-toothed smile at her father. While the braces will wait, passing along his passion of swimming to his kids has already started. It brings back a lot of memo ries, its so fun to see their faces when they come out of the pool and after the race with their blue ribbons, he said. And the Beattie family legacy continues. For more information on John Beattie and Beattie Family Orthodontics, located at 960 Lake Baldwin Lane, visit beattieortho.com SMILE | CONTINUED FROM PAGE 15 You should know that he has two awesome kids, and he does great teeth. Jackie, Dr. John Beatties daughter

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Page 17 Jan. 19 and 20 Behind the scenes at the balletAt this Insiders View of the world of ballet, the audience is treated to an up-close and personal view of the creation of a dancer. Join Artistic Director Rob ert Hill, and the dancers of the Orlando Ballet, as they explain the milestones in the development of a dancer. A brief Q&A provides further insights. Perfor mances will be Saturday, Jan. 19, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 20, at 2 p.m. at the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden. Call 407-877-4736 or visit gardentheatre.orgJan. 22 Artists Critique & Conversation Providing free, professional advice for artists and insights and entertainment for audiences The Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) continues its popular Artists Critique & Conversations on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. The program is free, and the public is encouraged to attend. Each critique evening is led by artist/writer Josh Garrick. Guest panelists are artists Victor Bokas and Martha Jo Mahoney. Call 407-539-2181 or visit ArtandHistory.org Jan. 23 to March 16 Othello at the Shakespeare Center A thriller of jealousy, passion and revenge, Othello has been called Shakespeares most treacherous play. Othello, a celebrated general, remains an outsider because of his color. Defying convention, he marries Desde mona, a Venetian aristocrat. Soon Othellos lieutenant Iago draws Othello and the audience into a web of lies in which families and friendships are destroyed. Othello begins previews on Jan. 23, and runs through March 16. Call 407-447-1700 or visit orlandoshakes.org Jan. 24 to Feb. 16 A musical tribute to Frank SinatraThe Winter Park Playhouse offers a tribute to one of the greatest entertainers of the 20th Century in My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra, sung voices. Call 407-645-0145 or visit winterparkplayhouse.orgJan. 24 to Feb. 24 Dr. Dolittle and a 10th anniversary Celebrating their 10th anniver sary season, the Orlando Reperto ry Theater (the REP) will present The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle from Jan. 24 to Feb. 24. Presented in the style of The Lion King with all of Dr. Dolittles animal friends portrayed by live actors with puppets we follow young Tommy Stubbins as he meets everyones favorite animal doc tor, John Dolittle and his animal friends. In the adventure of a lifetime, they travel from quiet Puddleby-on-the-Marsh to the bottom of the sea in search of the Great Glass Snail. Call 407-8968365 or visit orlandorep.comJan. 25 A whole lot of Laughter on the 23rd FloorIts been a few decades since Neil Simon was the king of comedy on Broadway, but the laughter comes roaring back with Mad Cow Theatres new production of Laughter on the 23rd Floor. The playwrights semiautobiographical memories of his work on Sid Caesars Your Show of Shows (circa 1953) provides a laugh-a-minute peek at the Max Prince Show as a group of writers work through each others neuroses and egos to create some of televisions classic comedy moments. The show will be onstage from Jan. 25 to Feb. 17 at Mad Cows new theater space at 54 W. Church St. in Orlando. Visit madcowtheatre.com or call 407297-8788, extension 1.Jan. 25, 26 and 27 Winterfest with the Daytona Beach Symphony SocietyEach January the Daytona Beach Symphony Society brings together a joyful mix of classical music talent in a celebration called Winterfest. The lineup for Winterfest 2013 offers Rossinis Barber of Seville in a fully staged production including or chestra on Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. Then, two classical musicians, whose unique and hilarious shows com bine comedy with classical music, take the stage as Igudesman & Joo present A Little Nightmare Music on Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. The China National Symphony Orchestra concludes Winterfest on Sunday, Jan. 27, at 3 p.m. featuring Xi Chen on violin. All performances are at the Peabody Auditorium in Daytona Beach. Call 386-253-2901.Jan. 26 and 27 Violinist Sarah Chang with the Orlando Philharmonic Recognized as one of the worlds great violinists since her debut with the New York Phil harmonic at the age of 8, Sarah Chang has performed internationally with the worlds greatest orchestras and conductors in a career spanning more than two decades. On Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. and Jan. 27 at 3 p.m., she will perform with the Orlando Philharmonic at the Bob Carr PAC. Call 407-7700071 or visit OrlandoPhil.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. www.BachFestivalFlorida.org 407.646.2182 AT ROLLINS COLLEGE SINCE 1935 JOHN V. SINCLAIR, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND CONDUCTOR LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE QUINKA CAPPELLA VOCAL PERFECTIONSUN | FEB 10 | 3 PM The Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation The Galloway Foundation Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs rfnt b Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar Member of(407)-644-6646www.aSafeHarbor.comBob Adams President/CEOA SafeHarbor, LLC bob@asafeharbor.com* Illustration period: 1-1-2000 though 1-1-2012 Now you can accumulate money for your r etir ement without the risks of market downturns by annuity. When the market goes down, your accumulated value stays put until another upswing guaranteed. 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Page 18 Opinions The way we view and perceive our own lives can change drasti cally over time. The commonal ity of the human experience is colors, details and texture applied uniquely over time. Maturing, in my experience, becomes as much about appreciating what makes each of us different, and the differences among us, as it does how we may behave. I showed up at the McRae Art Studios on Railroad Avenue last Friday to talk with local artist Cindy Anderson, probably a bit more excited by the anticipated conversation than I have been before one of these in a while. I thought of her artwork, of studio during one large event, her headphones on, listening to music. Im shy, she told me. Im interesting and march to my own beat, I heard. I enter her individual McRae studio serenaded by a Violent Femmes song from the s. Art is all around, on the walls and on upstairs, downstairs. Her iPad sits propped to allow easy view of an old photograph of two little girls with a puppy on their lap. Shes painting it, the puppy now a piglet, a darkened forest be hind. I enjoy her sense of humor. She strikes me as a friend I wish Id had in high school or college, the kind you get into wonderful mischief with; not the kind you got in trouble for as much as the kind you look back on and laugh about the rest of your life. Cindy is a quiet rebel with a paintbrush. She talks of weird and sinister, and admits a fancy for them. She also speaks of ex pectations, which come even for artists, and how she is sensitive to them. Im sensitive about it because weve been taught that thats what were supposed to do, she says, referring to consistency of the subjects that she captures or creates. If you want to be successful, and you want to be in a gallery, you want to do shows, you need to have a cohe sive body of work, meaning that it all needs to be all landscapes or and do that the rest of your life. It is that body of work that attracted my attention some time ago. But it attracted me because of its diversity; the idea one artist had created it all and what she boats, bear shaped bottles containing honey, potato chip bags, monsters and, lately, these often normal, vintage looking images with a dark irony, obvious or found upon close inspection. I love sinister. I love macabre. I love old circus-y stuff. I love New Orleans. I love the kind of stuff that gives you a little bit of a tingle on the back of your neck, she says as she references a vintage image of the Queen of England wearing a surgical mask. In this new series, there are many surgical and gas masks, unexpected additions, sometimes small, that may have you doing a double take. She references one painting of a little boy, a hat on his head with a small bird. She seems disappointed. Not all works, she admits, turn out as she imagines they might, unexpected to her now, rather than the future observer. I ask about another, one of my favorites, a little girl in a blue dress on a swing, a bow in her hair, smiling broadly. And then the images that dont have any silliness at all, she says, Theres just something sinister about them. The little girl on the swing with the tornado. Its called Bliss. Shes just blissfully ignorant of whats going on. We know that shes in trouble, but she has no clue. I love that kind of tension. Its just kind of fun. Cindys mother was a painter, her father a photographer. She now paints and frames art, while her husband, Jeff, is a sports photographer. A portrait she did of them in Paris hangs on the wall along with others in the current series. They each have on a red clown nose. She speaks of the people and characters shes paint ed as an extended family, feeling she needed to be up there with them, and went with a clowns nose instead of a gas mask so that she would be recognizable. The image she uses for her avatar on Facebook is complete with gas mask, however. Whimsy is important to me. I love doing work that Im laughing and giggling the whole time. It just makes me feel good. Her works are in acrylic, but Im stunned its not oil given the depth of images, and the colors she achieves and blends. She refers to herself as abnormal but then admits, Im probably as normal as everybody else. Im not sure theres such a thing as normal. Even the most, well, think of a normal family, the Cleavers, or some s family, I just dont think that existed, dont think thats real. Even the Cleavers had some little hidden skeletons in their closets. Im probably as normal as everybody else. Would she even want to be normal? No, thats boring, she says, laughing. Normal would probably mean painting bore me silly. So I ask whats the most normal thing shes painted. Flowers, she replies, laughing again. No, actually, Ive gone on big binges of trying to be nor mal, thinking that I would sell more or something. Or I would get peoples approval more. But honestly, I hear more positive things about my crazy stuff than I do my normal stuff, or my normal stuff.Clyde Moore operates local sites ILUVWinterPark.com and ILUVParkAve. 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. Check out his column on WPMObserver.com by navigating to Columnists > Clyde MooreClyde Moore I LUV Winter ParkAn audience with a quiet artistic rebel We highlight local businesses that are utilizing and selling items made by other locals. Send submissions to iluvwinterpark@earthlink.net Local Luvn Local McRae Art Studios Whats better than one local artist? How about two local artists combined in one locally produced painting? McRae Art Studios artist Larry Moore has begun a series of paintings capturing his fellow McRae artists at work in their individual studios. So far hes captured Matthew Cornell and, as shown here, Lynn Whipple. But Larry will soon be at work on others. If you havent visited McRae Art Studios, you are truly missing out. It is without question one of the best groupings of local artists in Florida, housed not too far from downtown Winter Park, just off the railroad tracks on Railroad Avenue, north of Webster Boulevard. Open houses are held several times each year, or nd them online at mcraeartstudios.com or on Facebook at facebook.com/McraeArtStudios According to a recent survey by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the U.S. Census Bu reau, 17 million American adults now live in unbanked households, while another 51 million are considered underbanked. In other words, more than 28 percent of households either have no traditional checking or savings accounts (unbanked); arent being met by their bank or credit union so they also rely on alternative lenders like checkcashing services or payday loans (underbanked). There have always been millions of Americans who are either unable to or choose not to tions through a bank. Common reasons cited include: to need an account. to justify monthly fees and minimum balance requirements instead buying money orders when needed. tion. banking track record. experience or lack of trust in banking institutions. Big retailers and other alter for customers who cant or wont use banks or credit card issuers. For example, Bankrate. com lists dozens of prepaid cards that offer many of the same functionalities as regular credit or debit cards, including direct deposit, online purchases and bill pay, ATM access, etc. Other businesses provide such varied services as check-cashing, money orders, wire transfers, and payday, pawnshop or cartitle loans. However, charges for these services can quickly add up. After youve paid a fee to cash your paycheck and bought money orders to pay your monthly bills, you probably will have spent far more than the $5 to $15 a month a regular checking account typi cally costs. Although monthly checking and savings account fees at large banks have risen, you still may accounts at banks and credit account rates, visit bankrate. a credit union for which you might be eligible, use the Credit Union Locator at ncua.gov High fees aside, theres also a safety risk factor to being un banked. Carrying or storing cash at home tempts robbers; also, money can easily be destroyed Plus, money deposited in FDICinsured banks is insured up to $250,000 per account (similar insurance is available to credit union accounts through NCUA). banked consumers to improve their credit scores due to lack of access to credit-building products like credit cards and loans. To help bring unbanked and underbanked people into the system, an increasing number of public/private programs like Bank On (joinbankon.org) are being formed. These voluntary partnerships between local or stitutions and community-based organizations provide lowincome unand underbanked people with free or low-cost starter or second chance bank education. education resources are avail able, including: ernments website dedicated to teaching Americans the basics workshops (fdic.gov/mon eysmart). Life (practicalmoneyskills.com), ment program run by Visa Inc. Theres no law that says everyone must have a traditional banking relationship. But if you choose to go unbanked, carefully quences you may not be saving money after all.Jason Alderman directs Visas nancial education programs. Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter at twitter.com/ PracticalMoneyHelping the unbanked get affordable nancial servicesJASON ALDERMAN Guest Writer PHOTO BY CLYDE MOORE THE OBSERVERCindy Anderson stands among a collection of oddities, all the creation of the Winter Park artist, who thrives on painting normal scenes and adding unusual humorous elements.

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Page 19 Chris Jepson PerspectivesSoon after arriving in Cambridge, Mass., from Winter Park, I drove out to Concord and walked in solitude to the middle of Concord Bridge. In the placid woods around the stream, I imagined the sounds of the many British soldiers embattled farmers. The words of Ralph Waldo Emerson in his great poem Concord Hymn engraved forever the deep portent of that historic moment. Thank God our boys had guns, and knew how to use them. This was a crisis that our patriots did not let go to waste. There has always been opposition to the American freedom that is the basis of your life and mine. Our Second Amend ment guarantees us the right to bear arms in defense of our life, liberty and pursuit of happiness. Let us never fail to have the courage to protect our Second Amendment even with guns, if necessary. This commentator was for four years after the Japanese had attacked and killed several thousand U.S. citizens in Pearl Harbor. Toward the end of the War, I was assigned to teach gunnery at Gunnery D.C. The U.S. didnt start the fracas, but I imagine the Japanese will never forget how it ended. Today, many of our neighbors may have guns for their own protection. This fact arouses no fear in me, because our neighbors are good Americans and we trust them. It is a truism that guns do not kill people, but that people evil or careless do use guns to kill people. A 12-gauge shotgun that one uses to hunt quail is a very deadly weapon if a human being is the target. We imagine the U.S. has at least one more A-bomb hidden away somewhere undetonated, and it is doing no one any harm. The recent maniacal murder of a score of innocent school children by an insane gunner in Massachusetts demonstrated the qualities of a mad sociopath his bullets served to express his hideous urges. Quite early in my life, I witnessed the evil inherent in the human animal. When unleashed against us, the Japanese stop an evil man with a gun is a good man with a gun. We exhibited the good ness of American morality at wars-end when we treated the Japanese with great generosity, and put them back on their feet economically. There are always among us in the U.S. a great number of gun-haters who at the drop of a hat, launch a tirade against guns rather than concentrate on the destruction that can be done in many other ways. I am always surprised that such rationale does not lead to the banning of automobiles, which kill a large multiple of those killed by guns. My experience in using and teaching gunnery led primarily to my increased consciousness of their danger, and the need for education of all those who may ever need to carry a gun. Whatever guns may be needed in Americas daily life depends entirely upon circumstances. But one thing is sure: a cop without a gun cannot cope with a crook who has a gun. At the end of every evil story is the evil thinking of an evil person. It is the evil in the person that kills, and not the weapon he carries. Let me know if you believe it possible to enact legislation to control the evil in the human spirit About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney)Take one for the team. What does that mean to you? Most of us, I do imagine, would fall on a grenade to save their family. With just momentary hesitation instantaneous assessment of alternafor the perceived greater good. I genu inely do believe that that act is within most of humanity. Ive a not-so-modest proposal for your consideration. Some will immediately resist it as inhumane, or as only God can make such determinations. Realistically speaking, only so many people are capable or willing to participate. Of determining when to die and actually doing it. I became aware of my own mortality at a young age. Perhaps it was grow ing up on an Iowa mink ranch where I quickly connected the dots between animal death and my own inevitable end. Agricultural farming (with its seasons) illuminates the cyclical nature of life, but slaughtering animals also illustrates the human condition. We all die. The questions are when and how. We do not plan to be born. But is it then unreasonable because our wishes were not a factor that how and when we die is beyond our self-control as well? I know that answer for myself. I do see a number of the moral con siderations. But none of them trump my individual right to determine my own outcome. Ill paint three scenarios. Based on family history I am counting on another 20 years of healthy life. I would be sorely disappointed to not get those years. But when my end comes, I want to control when and under what circumstances I die. Say, at age 75, I am diagnosed with Alzheimers disease and it is progressing at a rate of X. Do I in good conscience wait until I cannot remember my loved ones and require help to change my soiled clothes? Is it my intention to burden my offspring (both emotionally was once Chris Jepson? Is that being the good, responsible parent? A more realistic scenario, at least for males in my family, is that we are vibrant until we abruptly are not. Strokes/heart attacks have left a number of us diminished. I again ask: if I deter of life, should I be precluded from controlling my outcome? One last possibility. Say I live to my 90s, am a go-getting, independent S.O.B. but one-day experience a serious hiccup in my giddy-up. Should I not have the option to say, Ive had one helluva great phenobarbital and Jack Daniels. Two ice cubes, please. The initial question posed was, Taking one for the team. Ill have a certain quality of life until I die. In addition, I do not want to burden those I care for. Period. But there is also a tremendous great er good that Baby Boomers can execute by taking ownership of death. Modern medicine keeps people alive (terminally ill/diminished elderly) at an awful cost to human dignity, family cohesiveness and at great public expense. Few will embrace my perspective. I understand that. Death is too frighten ing. We do not much discuss such mat ters. And, of course, the slippery slope. But if 20 percent of boomers voluntarily acted to own their deaths as they lived their lives we wouldnt be of Medicare. Consider taking one for the team. Ye, of a certain mettle.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.USOwning ones death Gunning itLouis Roney Play On! King Features Weekly ServiceJanuary 14, 2013 King Features Weekly ServiceJanuary 14, 2013 Say I live to my 90s, am a go-getting, independent S.O.B. but one-day experience a serious hiccup in my giddy-up. Should I not have the option to say, Ive had one helluva great ride, but times afleeting! Hand me my phenobarbital and Jack Daniels. Two ice cubes, please. Today, many of our neighbors may have guns for their own protection. This fact arouses no fear in me, because our neighbors are good Americans and we trust them. It is a truism that guns do not kill people, but that people evil or careless do use guns to kill people. A 12-gauge shotgun that one uses to hunt quail is a very deadly weapon if a human being is the target.

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Page 28 Sunday, January 20th1340 Hibiscus Avenue, Winter Park FL 327894 BR | 2 BA | 1,886 SF | $269,000 Lovely home on a tree lined brick street in Winter Park! Spacious 19x23 master bedroom with walk-in closet, valuted ceilings in living areas and a large screened porch overlooking the private fenced backyard. Zoned for Winter Park schools! Hosted by: Dee Morgan from 1-3 PM 1555 Palmer Avenue, Winter Park FL 327894 BR | 2 BA | 2,139 SF | $390,000 Classic Winter Park home featuring a cozy wood burning fireplace in the liv ing room, separate kitchen with large pantry, dining area and bright spacious family room with beautiful parquet floors throughout. This home offers a split floor plan with large master suite and spa cious walk-in closet. Enjoy time on the back patio by the tranquil pond or walk to Park Avenue! Hosted by: Gwyn Clark from 1-3 PM 520 Longmeadow Street, Celebration FL 347474 BR | 3.5 BA | 2,834 SF | $449,900 Fabulous Celebration! Gorgeous three story townhouse overlooking Savan nah Square. Spacious master suite with walk-in closet and fantastic master bath. The lovely kitchen features granite counters, breakfast bar and stainless ap pliances. Wonderful wood-burning fire place in living room. Fantastic fenced-in private outdoor patio area is perfect for entertaining! Hosted by: Kelly L. Price from 2-5 PM 1235 Preserve Point, Winter Park FL 327895 BR | 4.5 BA | 4,398 SF | $1,325,000 Brand new custom home in Windsong! The lovely open floor plan offers a formal dining room, beautiful great room with a wall of glass doors that open to a covered lanai, and a spacious gourmet kitchen with a large marble island, a six burner gas range, walk in pantry wine refrigera tor and breakfast nook! A luxurious summer kitchen and fireplace overlook the breath-taking pool. Hosted by: Rhonda Chesmore from 1-4 PM 171 Oakwood Way, Winter Park FL 327894 BR | 4 BA | 2,669 SF | $469,000 Traditional two story home on a charm ing brick street. Large downstairs master bedroom. Separate formal dining and living rooms. Fenced in gated yard with garden landscaping on the side of the home. Wonderful brick patio off of the family room ideal for outdoor gatherings! Backyard has a park-like setting with a large, new pool and is landscaped for ultimate privacy. Terrific location, just min utes from Park Avenue, A-rated schools and downtown Orlando! Hosted by: Christina Stiles from 1-5 PM 919 Poinciana Lane, Winter Park FL 327896 BR | 4 BA | 3,534 SF | $849,000 Beautiful custom home built in 2004upgrades are numerous! Light and bright with an open floor plan that makes it ideal for entertaining. Chefs kitchen with solid maple cabinets, granite counters and stainless professional grade appli ances. Large master suite with walk-in closet. Private pool area and access to Lake Maitland! Hosted by: Audra Wilks from 1-4 PM LostLost on Park Avenue, Winter Park: An LG Cosmos cell phone on Thursday, Jan 10. Reward to finder of $50.00. 315-7640164 LOST & FOUND CONSIGNMENT SALE HANNAHS CLOSETFeb.22-23 at FUMCWP, 125 N. Inter lachen Ave, WP. Visit website at hannahs closetwp.org for more info. YARD SALES Airline Careers Become an Aviation Maintenance Tech.FAA approved training. Financial aid if qualified Housing available. Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance. 866-314-3769 MEDICAL CAREERS begin hereTrain ONLINE for Allied Health and Medi cal Management. Job placement assis tance. Computer available. Financial aid if qualified. SCHEV authorized. Call 888203-3179. www.CenturaOnline.com NURSING CAREERS begin hereTrain in months, not years. Financial aid if qualified. Housing available. Job Place ment assistance. 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Call www.Cen turaOnline.com 800-443-5186 EDUCATION The Marketplace OBSERVEROpen Houses OBSERVERJust Sold Homes2782 Sweet Magnolia Place, OviedoNancy Bagby Team$175,000 1200 Whitesell Drive, Winter ParkNancy Bagby Team$405,000 211 Quayside Circle, MaitlandNancy Bagby Team$210,000 1061 Executive Center Drive, OrlandoJudy$225,000 1032 Home Grove Drive, Winter Garden, FL 34787 sold by Jenni Sloan Its free to place estate sales, garage sales and yard sales on this page! Visit WPMObserver .com and click Create Your Classified MindGymJanuary 14, 2013 MindGymJanuary 14, 2013 ESTATE Estate of Dr. J.H. Harrison5,300 Acres Offered DividedJefferson, Johnson, Tattnall & Washington Counties, Georgia RowellAuctions.com R co m ,, g Thursday -:January 31st -:10:00 a.m.All Properties Selling from 3700 Baldee Rd., Bartow, GA Also Selling Late Model John Deere Equipment Sat. -:February 2nd -:10:00 a.m.In Cooperation with Weeks Farm Machinery Auction, Inc. For Complete Inventory List visit RowellAuctions.com| 800-323-8388 Rowell Auctions, Inc. | 800-323-8388 Rowell Auctions, Inc.10% Buyers Premium GAL AU-C002594 3,100 Acres of Cropland 1,500 Acres Irrigated2,000 Acres in Plantation Pines Timber Cruise Available3 Homes in Jefferson County Farm Headquarters which include Office, Grain Facility, Equipment Shelters & Barns Located at 3700 Baldee Rd., Bartow, GA Train ONLINE for Allied Health and Medical Management. Job placement assistance. Computer available. MEDICAL CAREERS BEGIN HERE Call 888-203-3179www. CenturaOnline.com Colon cancer is the 2ndleading cause of cancer deaths in Florida. 7 out of 10cancer deaths can be prevented through screening and lifestyle changes. Colon cancer starts without symptoms so choose prevention and get screened.If youre 50or older, ask your doctor which colon cancer screening test is right for you. Colon Cancer Screening Saves LivescoloncancerFL.org rffntb COLLEGE PARKYARD SALETHIS WEEKEND!High school literature books, Far Side comic books, ofce supplies, printers, home decor AND MORE!Please swing by our yard sale in College Park at 5 East Winter Park St. (corner of Winter Park Street and Depauw, please park on Depauw). Theres a huge cam phor tree in our front yard to help you nd us! Were selling various books, including high school required reading books, like Romeo and Juliet, Othello, Silas Marner, The Great Gatsby, etc. (Fair warning: some of them contain high lighter marks). There will be other miscellaneous items. Everything is priced to sell!JAN. 18-205 East Winter Park St., OrlandoFRIDAY: 8am noon SATURDAY: 8am noon SUNDAY: 8am noon SUNDAY 1-4MOVE-IN READY WITH MANY UPDATES540 Clayton Street, Orlando. 3BD/2BA, 1,484SF. Located a half a block from Edgewaters shops and restaurants. Enjoy open living space with vaulted ceil ings. Eat-in kitchen. Split bedroom plan. 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WPMOBSERVER.COM There he was, Charles Mil Ill have a certain quality of life until I die. In addition, I do not want to burden those I care for. Period. Page 19 Chris Jepson MLK Calendar With events around the area, our guide will give you all you need to know to plan your weekend. Page 8 Healthy Living The Observer compiled a handy list of gyms offering New Years specials to make good on your resolutions. Page 10 Lifestyles This local marketing MBA grad is working to change her career track behind the wheel of a racecar. Page 7 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 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 Winter Park Recovery CenterExecutive Drug & Alcohol Treatment Services Suboxone Maintenance For Opioid Abuse Sinclair Method of Alcohol ExtinctionNow Is The Time To Make Your New Years Resolution2056 Aloma Ave, Suite 100, Winter Park, FL 32792www.WinterParkRecoveryCenter.com 407-629-0413 PHOTO COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA Rita Reutter was the nations oldest homecoming queen at 58-years-old, escorted by Lee Constantine in this 1977 photo, before he became a state senator and county commissioner. Please see UCF on page 3 Election sees legal ght ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff ZANY UCF FACTS The university started in an ofce in downtown Orlando with Charles Millican as its only employee The universitys rst newspaper was temporarily called F.T.U. until a contest decided the name, The FuTUre The rst theater was a bubble structure shelter that looked like a blimp, with horrible acoustics to boot. Vincent the Vulture was an unlikely mascot possibility for a time, hoping to strike fear in the hearts of the opposing team, said The FuTUres editorial staff. In 1976 student Rick Lanham unofcially broke the worlds shouting record in his Speech 101 class yelling, Soooo-ey! Hog hog hog! FTU had the U.S.s oldest Homecoming queen with Rita Reutter at 58 years old. Cooper Johnston McMacken UCF turns 50 BRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff Maitland project gets push SARAH WILSON Observer Staff Please see COUNCIL on page 3

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Page 2 Fre dlund Fine Arts Works by: Peter Pettigrew Henry Peter Henry VonGend Craig Bone Frank Ferranti Kim Robertson Thomas Brooks Kent Ullberg Robert Deurloo Patricia Chute and othersTo create room for new inventory for 2013 were 1143 Orange Ave. Winter Park 407-622-0102 fredlundgallery.comJanuary Clearance 25% to 50% all artwork! Sale Sale Sale Sale (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 Business Briefs Community Bulletin The Hamilton Holt School at Rollins Col lege recently received a $20,077 grant from the Winter Park Health Founda tion (WPHF) to support planning for the development of community outreach programming with Winter Park, Maitland and Eatonville residents 50 and older at the Hamilton Holt School. The grant will enable the College to conduct an assess ment survey of the educational needs and interests of older adults in Winter Park and surrounding communities. Dr. Sharon Weiser, chief academic of cer for Missouri Valley College, has an nounced Taylor Beasley, a former Lake Howell High School football quarterback, was named to the Fall 2012 Deans List. The requirements for the Deans List are a 3.3 or higher grade point average, at least 12 graded hours for the semester, and no D, F, or Incomplete grades for the semester. Orlando Science Charter Schools fth grade students recently dove headrst into OUCs A.W.E.S.O.M.E. Project to learn about the water cycle and natu ral resources in Florida. The Alternative Water and Energy Supply, Observation, Methods and Education (A.W.E.S.O.M.E.) Project educated local students about water supply and sustainability, as well as alternative energy. Students engaged in hands-on experiments and demonstra tions explaining how water is puried. The public charter school emphasizes excellence in STEM-related subjects, particularly science. On Tuesday, Dec. 11, Jewish Academy of Orlando (JAO), Orlandos only K-8 Jewish Day School, hosted middle schoolers from Geneva Christian School, a Christian clas sical school, and Leaders Preparatory School, an Islamic school, for a morning of cooperative learning and connections in conjunction with the areas Multifaith Education Project. The students partici pated in activities that promote peace, acceptance and understanding of differ ent religions and cultures. The program is in its eighth year, and is directed by Lou ise Sheehy. JAO has been a part of the program since its inception. On Dec. 22, four Second Harvest trucks delivered more than 70,000 pounds of fresh produce to seven school locations, including Hungerford Elementary, Evans Community School, Lancaster Elemen tary, Winegard Elementary, East River High School, Cheney Elementary, Glen ridge Middle School and Ivey Lane El ementary. This donation represents more than $151,060 in nutritious food for the holidays. Brylle Llaguno of Maitland received aca demic honors at Darton State College for the Fall 2012 semester. The Deans List recognizes the achievement of students each semester. In order to be eligible for the Deans List, students must be fulltime and have earned a 3.4 or higher grade point average. Conor Diebel, from Winter Park, will be riding in the Presidential Inaugural Pa rade on Monday, Jan. 21, as a member of the Culver Military Academy Black Horse Troop. Diebel is the son of Karen S. Diebel Sessions. The 58-member boys mounted unit will be riding with 24 members of the Culver Girls Academy Equestriennes. This will be the 16th inaugural parade for the Black Horse Troop and the seventh for the Equestriennes. Send submissions to ibabcock@ turnstilemediagroup.com Though overall job tenure in America ticked up in 2012, the amount of time at the job is still shorter than many as sume. The median (mid-point) length of time on the job is 5.4 years, according to the new research from the nonparti san Employee Benet Research Institute (EBRI). In addition, the overall median tenure of workers length of employ ment in their current jobs was slightly higher in 2012, at 5.4 years, compared with 5.2 years in 2010 and 5.0 years 29 years ago, in 1983. Visit ebri.org for more information. First Southern Bank furthered its phil anthropic commitment to the Central Florida community this past holiday season by launching two collection drives that took place through Dec. 21. The bank spearheaded the effort by ask ing community members to donate and bring nonperishable food items for the Christian Service Center and personal hygiene items for Lakeside Behavioral Healthcare to all of its Orlando area lo cations. The University Club of Orlando recently raised more than $800 and col lected more than 150 toys during its Cocktails for a Cause to benet Toys for Tyler, the charitable or ganization that collected more than 2,000 toys for children at Arnold Palmer Hospital last year. Toys for Tyler is named for Or lando cancer survivor Ty ler Youtz, who started the annual effort with a single toy in 2004, then 11 toys in 2005, and 156 toys the following Christmas.

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Page 5 Bart Wright, CFPS Deputy Chief/Administration Maitland Fire Department by Manny P. HernandezORLANDO Freshly-minted president and CEO of Cornerstone Hospice www.cornerstonehospice. org Charles Chuck Lee, started his tenure at the helm of the seven-county nonprot recently with a Wednesday Meet n Greet of sta, news media, community and friends at the organizations Orange and Osceola counties operational center on S. Orange Avenue in Orlando.Orange sta ecstatic at having CEO take the helm of Hospice in OrlandoIt is worthy to note that out of our 8,000-plus square mile central Florida service geography, out of multiple operational centers from Lake and Sumter counties on the north to Highlands and Hardee counties on our south, our new CEO marks the taking of the helm of Cornerstone Hospice 24 hrs into his job right here at Orlando! remarked earlier this week Cindi Harris-Panning RN and executive director for the nonprots Orange/Osceola region. Yes, sta throughout Orange and Osceola counties are ecstatic that CEO Chuck Lee started his tenure right here at the Orlando oce, listening to our sta and sharing his vision for the growth of Cornerstone Hospice here in Orange and Osceola counties added Ann Harr, RN and patient care supervisor for Orange and Osceola counties. During his Orange-Osceola sta Meet n Greet visit, CEO Chuck Lee assured everyone that theyll have the physician support, tools and resources required for continued growth in the Orange-Osceola region. I am committed for us to have all resources in place to allow us to expand as opportunities arise. I see our census has been growing here and you have my support and encouragement so we can manage issues that accompany growth and professional patient care Patients and family care always comes rst, said the new CEO who made a reference to Cornerstone Hospices strong balance sheet, reminding sta at Meet n Greet that the nonprot carries no corporate debt, allowing the organization to be responsive quickly to growth needs as they arise. About Cornerstone HospiceSince 1984, Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care, a nonprot communitybased healthcare organization, has provided care and services to central Florida residents and to American veterans and families experiencing life-limiting illnesses. To learn more, call from anywhere in Orange or Osceola counties (407)2062273 or toll-free (800)679-6088 or visit www.cornerstonehospice.org or www. SeriousIllness.org/CornerstoneNew CEO takes helm of Cornerstone Hospice at Orlando Visit Second Day on Job Cornerstone Hospice president and CEO Charles "Chuck" Lee goes over agenda for the day's "Meet 'n Greet the CEO" at the seven-county nonprot's Orange-Osceola operations center in South Orange Ave. in Orlando. Accompanying the CEO during the proceedings (l to r): Ann Harr RN and patient care supervisor; Cindi Harris-Panning RN and executive director for the Orange-Osceola region; CEO Chuck Lee; Mary Manrique RN, vice president, former interim CEO and current chief operating ofcer and Tracey Meyers RN and admissions manager. Maitland City Talk BY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Congrats, chief New Fire Chief Kim Neisler

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Calendar r rfntbWe offer Full-Day Infant Care and Childcare Year-Round, Preschool Classes, Summer Camp, and much more! rfntbrn n n JAN. 17 The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Park Avenue Merchants Association have partnered with the Winter Park/ Maitland Observer to create The Ovations, the rst-of-its-kind best of guide for the Winter Park area as determined by you members of the community. Finalists for the rst Ovations Awards for the best local businesses were announced in early Jan uary and winners will be revealed during the January Business After Hours & Ova tions Awards Ceremony at Best Western Mt. Vernon Inn 110 S. Orlando Avenue on Thursday, Jan. 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. JAN. 18 Sewn Together: Photographic Quilts Re ecting the Historic Family Ties of Eaton ville, Maitland and Winter Park will be on exhibit beginning Jan. 18 through Satur day, April 13 at the Hannibal Square Heri tage Center, a program of Creald School of Art. An opening reception is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 18, at the Hanni bal Square Heritage Center located at 642 W. New England Avenue in Winter Park. All events are free and open to the public. Visit crealde.org or call 407-671-1886 for more information. JAN. 19 New Hope for Kids will offer a Volunteer Orientation starting at 10 a.m. Jan. 19 at the Center for Grieving Children located at 900 N. Maitland Avenue. No registration is need for this two hour program, but a Vol unteer Application will be required prior to any assignments. For more information on volunteer opportunities call 407-3313059 x15 or visit newhopeforkids.org There is an exciting new class offered to aspiring authors called So you wanna be a Writer by published authors Dave Lapham and Doug McLaughlin. The two will help you examine your motivation to write and will provide instruction in the basics of putting a story together and get ting it published. The workshop is free, but you must register at the Maitland Public Library. Seating will be limited to thirty people. Dates are Jan. 19, 26, and Feb. 2 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. January in Central Florida is camellia season! See for yourself the beauty of thousands of camellia ower blooms at the Camellia Society of Central Floridas (CSCF) 67th Annual Camellia Show and Festival Presented by Espoma Organic Fertilizer on Saturday, Jan. 19 from 10 a.m. 4 p.m. at the Winter Park Garden Club Clubhouse at Mead Botanical Gar den (1500 S. Denning Dr., Winter Park, FL 32789). Puppy Socialization Seminars provides a unique opportunity for puppies to play off-leash in a monitored setting. It is a supervised 30 minute interactive seminar for pet parents puppies in an enclosed area, with the Dog Trainer in charge of the event. Socialization is a critical step for all puppies and they experience important developmental benets by participating in group play. Specically, they learn how to interact with other dogs appropriately. Seminars will be held at your nearest Petco Jan. 19-20 at 2 p.m. JAN. 21 FITGO: The JCCs 6-Week Fitness Chal lenge begins Jan. 21 and runs through March 3! Classes will take place at JCC South Orlando 11184 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd. To sign up, call or visit the Welcome Center 407-387-5330 or Register online at orlandojcc.org/myjcc barcode 11876. JAN. 22 The Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) continues its popular Artists Cri tique & Conversation series on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. The program is free and the public is encouraged to attend at the A&Hs Germaine Marvel Building, 210 W. Packwood Avenue. Artists of every me dium and skill level are encouraged to participate in the critiques. All artists must sign up in advance. Interested artists can sign up in advance for one of the nine slots online at ArtandHistory.org. JAN. 23 Wednesday, Women and Wisdom Leads Group will meet Jan. 23 11:30 a.m. 1 p.m., at the Maitland Chamber located at 110 N. Maitland Avenue. Subs, drinks, chips and cookies $8. Reservations re quired. Call (407) 644-0741. ONGOING Yuanyan (Anne) Huang, a student of Chi nese martial arts for 18 years and fourtime champion of Anhui Province, China, will teach seven sessions of this ancient Chinese routine 6-7 p.m. Monday nights through Feb. 25, excluding Jan. 21, at the Winter Park Public Library Community Room. The sessions are limited to 14 par ticpants, seven of which must be pre-paid in order to hold the class. Seven sessions will cost $35 for institute members and $56 for nonmembers. There will be a $10 drop-in class fee. Call 407-623-3314 for more information on the sessions. The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center will be hosting the ex hibit The Plot: A Graphic History of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion. until March 20. It is open Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Sundays 1 to 4 p.m. No ad mission is charged, and reservations are not necessary except for school groups. More information is available online at holocaustedu.org, or call 407-628-0555. Visit www.wpmobserver.com/ events/search for more details. Send submissions to ibabcock@ turnstilemediagroup.com JAN. 17: Priscilla Bagleys cabaret Priscilla Bagley will perform her cabaret, When Will I Be Loved? The Linda Ronstadt Hall of Fame Campaign 2013! with Chris topher Leavy at the piano on Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m., as part of the popular Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series. Tickets are $20 and include a drink from the bar. Standing room tickets are available for $10 (no drink included) when performance is sold out. Visit winterparkplayhouse.org for more information or call 407-645-0145.

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Page 7 Lifestyles Its a blur of green and white as the driver whips by, tires screech ing on the too-clean asphalt, not yet gripped with tire rubber. The kart, not your average machine at a carnival, but a light shifter go-kart packed with power, zips around the other karts, bracing against g-forces around corners as accelerates to top speed. Then Vicki Brian cruises to a stop, a strand of her long blond hair peeking out from under the helmet. Theres a bit of a daredevil in her, her father John Brian says. Shes about as competitive as they come, he said. Hes been worried at times OK, maybe many times but theres no stopping Orlandos Vicki Brian from hitting the race track. I was always meant to be in racing I think everyone was born with a path, she said. While shes been dancing around the idea of racing her whole life, she only began pursu ing it as a career in the last three years. Shed raced BMX bikes as a very young girl, put on mock races on ATVs in middle school and drag raced her fathers 1968 Camaro when she was 17. Its always been a passion, but life and responsibility held her back. She got her MBA in marketing at the University of Florida, and found a way to enter the racing world without actually racing by traveling around the world help ing a team market itself. She got she was making other drivers dreams come true when it should have been her own she was fo cused on. I was always afraid of com mitting to being a racecar driver, she said. Now, shes determined to do what always intimidated her and just take the leap to follow her own dreams. Brian began train ing and racing shifter karts, which can drive in excess of 120 miles per hour and are the gateway to racing Formula One and Indy cars. Famous and successful race car drivers all over the world, she says, spend their spare time keep ing their skills sharp training in the same karts. 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Page 8 KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland Find I LUV Winter Park merchandise and local art at ILUVParkAvenue.com407-539-3977 M L K calendar T he civil rights movements have his day in the spotlight as local cities celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day this weekend and Monday. Heres a guide to local events from parades to full-day festivals. EATONVILLE Eatonvilles MLK Parade and Celebration will be held Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. The parade starts on West Kennedy Boulevard in Eatonville. OVIEDO The city of Oviedo and Oviedo Citizens In Action present the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jrs Parade. Taking place Jan. 21 from 10 to 11 a.m., the parade will begin at Oviedo High School, located at 601 King St. in Oviedo, and will travel on Broadway Avenue going east to Round Lake Park; 891 E. Broadway Ave. WINTER PARK The city of Winter Park presents the 11th annual Unity Heritage Festival on Sunday, Jan. 20, and Monday, Jan. 21. The annual community festival will promote family history and raise funds for the Educational Fulllment Fund for local economically disadvantaged youth. The festival begins Sunday in Shady Park from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Special activities will include childrens games, career booths, food and retail vendors, special entertainment by various gospel artists, job training, job readiness and nancial literacy by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Nu Iota Omega Chapter, and the presentation of the annual Heritage Award. Prior to the festivals continuance Monday, Jan. 21, there will be a special Martin Luther King Jr. Park Dedication Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. at the park located on corner of Morse Boulevard and Denning Drive. The park was ofcially renamed from Lake Island Park to Martin Luther King Jr. Park in honor of the memory and accomplishments of one of the worlds most inuential civil rights leaders. It will represent opportunity, diversity and equality all of the values Martin Luther King Jr. treasured and stood for. Following the park dedication, participants will march to Shady Park to continue the celebration at the Unity Heritage Festival on Martin Luther King Jr. Day from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Join Mayor Ken Bradley and Winter Park city ofcials at 10 a.m. for a special Martin Luther King Jr. symbolic program, including the Feature Family Presentation of the Perkins family. Exciting events and activities will continue throughout the day, including food and music by Motown Entertainment. Local author and former feature family member Dr. Minnie Boyer Woodruff will be in attendance to sign her book My Doctors Can See You Now from 2 to 4 p.m. JAN. 17 From Thursday, Jan. 17, to Sat urday, Jan. 19, Good Shepherd Church in Maitland will host a heal ing service and mission, as well as a teaching session. There will be a healing service on Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. followed by a mission on Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m., and teaching on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 407644-5350 or email henrispang@ gmail.com for more information on these events. Teen Leadership Circle with Rabbi Creditor. Join BBYO teens at the Roth JCC with Rabbi Yonita Credi tor of Congregation Beth Am as we hold a roundtable discussion on what it means to be a leader. BBYO events are open to Jewish teens in grades 8-12, and non-BBYO mem bers are welcome to attend. The event is at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 17 at the JCC Maitland. JAN. 18 Movies In The Park will be at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, on the Village Center Green. Come early to get a great spot and join in on the fam ily activities, followed by a showing of Tooth Fairy at 7 p.m. Please bring a blanket or lawn chairs and tell your friends. Presented by the Baldwin Park Merchants Associa tion, Movies in the Park is spon sored by McKinley Inc. along with several local businesses. For more information, visit Baldwin Parks Facebook page. JAN. 19 The Art & History Museums Mai tland (A&H) invites you to Family Days at the Museum on Jan. 19, beginning at 1 p.m. This month, the program takes place in the A&Hs Telephone Museum at 221 W. Pack wood Ave. Visit artandhistory.org for more information. As part of its 35th anniversary celebration, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College will of fer free admission during 2013.The first exhibit of 2013, Collecting for the Cornell, will run from Jan. 19 to May 12. Located on the campus of Rollins College near downtown Winter Park, the Cornells public hours are Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. For addi tional information, please call 407646-2526 or visit cfam.rollins.edu January in Central Florida is ca mellia season! See for yourself the beauty of thousands of camellia flower blooms at the Camellia Soci ety of Central Floridas (CSCF) 67th Annual Camellia Show and Festival Presented by Espoma Organic Fer tilizer on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Winter Park Garden Club Clubhouse at Mead Botanical Garden (1500 S. Denning Dr., Winter Park). Sanctioned by the American Camellia Society, the CSCF show and festival is Floridas largest camellia show. ONGOING The Maitland Public Library is hold ing the following events: Preschool Stories every Tuesday from 10:3011:30 a.m. On Thursdays take a Walk around the Lake at 6:30 a.m. followed by Babytime from 10:3011:30 a.m. and then Reading Bud dies from 4 to 5 p.m. Contact John Guess at JGuess@maitlandpl.org for more information. Send submissions to ibabcock@ turnstilemediagroup.com

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Page 9 catch up. Its also a very expen sive sport, and requires luck and networking created opportunities that are often rare. Its like trying to be a pro foot ball player after youve already graduated college, and entering the competitions cost thousands of dollars. It takes a dedication not many people have. She is probably one of the most driven people I know her passion is very strong, said Jeff Rodrigues, her driving coach at Skip Barber Racing School. For me its always satisfying when you meet someone like Vicki who has that same passion you can see yourself. levels, Brian said. Theres the lack of opportunity, the money and the physicality of it. Its hard not to mention that shes a woman in a sport domi nated by men, but she doesnt want any extra allowances be cause of that. She only wants the respect that she aims to earn with her skills at every track, practice and race. Its absolutely a mans sport but she doesnt believe that she doesnt want any breaks because shes a girl, said experienced driver Andre Martins, the owner of Orlando Kart Center where Brian has trained for three years. At the end of the day youre a racer, not a woman or a man, Brian said. an more. She wants to be an ex ample for all drivers just starting out, girls, boys, men and women. She hopes to show them all that they can do it, no matter how late they start or what people say, you just have to stop being afraid. The tough things in life are usually the most rewarding, she said. Its so important to pursue doesnt come to you easy, Brian said. And it helps that it gives her the feeling of accomplishment, happiness and thrill every day she karts. Sometimes, she imag ines just sinking into the couch for a little while, letting go of all the work she must do, and then she remembers her dream. Shes aim ing to participate in Grand-Am Continental Tire Series racing next year, so that great feeling of whip ping around corners and crossing career. I wouldnt trade this for any thing, it brings me so much joy, she said. You feel alive. (877) 302-6713www.fortiscollege.edu 1573 W. Fairbanks Ave. Winter Park, FL For consumer information visit www.fortis.edu Prepare to become aCAREER OPPORTUNITIES James CodyMr. James Ray Cody, age 77, of Winter Park, FL, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2013. He GA. Mr. Cody was a 1957 graduate of the University of Georgia and a proud member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He was a self employed insurance adjuster, an avid golfer, and was a devoted Georgia Bulldog fan. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Frances Cody, his parents James Floyd and Opal Hunter Cody and his best friend Bingo. He is survived by his sons, John Randall Cody and Casey Nichols of Douglasville, GA, James Ray Cody, Jr. and his wife Vicki Lynn of San Bernardino, CA; sister Betty Mayeske and her husband Mike of Fairburn, GA; grandchildren, Sara, Jacob, Laney, and Barrett; nieces and nephews, and many close lifelong friends such as Bill and Mary Murdock of Hilton Head, SC. Per his wishes Mr. Cody was cremated and no services are planned at this time. Express condolences or share a memory at www.whitleygarner.com Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246 RACE | Marketer starts second career C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 7 PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Racecar driver Vicki Brian, left, picks her way through the pack at a local karting track, where shes spent thousands on her dream. Its so important to pursue something thats difficult, that doesnt come to you easy.

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Page 10 WINTER PARK Anytime Fitness From now until Jan. 31, Anytime Fitness, located at 958 Orange Ave. in Winter Park, is offering special deals to new members One such deal includes $0 to join and no membership dues until February. In addition, any indi vidual who purchases personal gym, and buys and completes two personal training sessions per week for a four-week period, will receive one month of free membership. Call 321-972-5833 or information on these January deals. LA Fitness Individuals interested in joining LA Fitness in Winter Park, lo cated at 1540 Semoran Blvd., can save money in two ways without being tied down by a contract. An individual can choose to either pay a $5 registration fee with a $34.99 monthly fee or pay a $199 enrollment fee with a $20 monthly fee. With these deals, members can work out at any LA Fitness in Florida. In addition, there are no additional fees to cancel a membership. Call 407388-2258 for more information on these deals. Legacy Fitness For individuals interested in Muay Thai, boxing or lifting free weights, Legacy Fitness, located at 745 N. Orange Ave. in Winter Park, is offering deals that are exclusive to January. By signing up this month, an individual can save 50 percent on enrollment fees and pay a $59 monthly fee. A member can also opt to pay a yearly fee of $599. Call 407-745for more information on these Workout 32789 Open Monday through Satur day, Workout 32789, located at 244 Pennsylvania Ave. in Winter Park, offers several price pack ages for individuals to choose ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER The Winter Park YMCA is offering discounts on initiation fees for all new members and on monthly fees for younger members from now through Jan. 31. Many gyms in the area are capitalizing on New Years resolutions to get new members to sign up to get t in January. to get fit? L ooking to make good on a New Years resolution? Heres a handy list of local gyms that could help you in 2013. Many gyms are offering introductory specials for January to get the year. Take a look! Please see GYMS on page 14 Resolving

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Page 11 The Roth Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando invites the community to go all-in at its ninth annual Bruce Gould Poker Invitational, on Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Home Builders As sociation in Maitland. The Texas Hold emstyle tournament will Friedman Scholarship Fund, which has provid ed more than $1 million individuals and families to participate in the JCCs preschool, after school, summer camp and senior programs. The event is open to the entire com munity and has a devoted following over the years from novice to seasoned play ers, said Bruce Gould, the chair of the tournament. While the action heats up at the poker tables, others in at tendance can enjoy playing blackjack, craps and roulette in a Las Vegas atmosphere. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with a dinner provided by The Olive Garden, which will also include complimentary wine, beer and liquor for all registered guests. The tournament itself will begin at 7 p.m. The Roth JCCs suggested donation to participate is $125 for poker players, and $50 for casino game players. nament, as well as the craps and roulette winners, will win fabulous prizes includ ing trips, sporting event tickets, golf out The Roth JCCs Bruce Gould Poker Invitational gives people an opportunity to participate in an action-packed evening, while at the same time helping children in need, said Eli Bercovici of the JCC. The Home Builders Association is located at 544 Mayo Ave. in Maitland. Par ticipants can register online at orlandojcc. org or in-person at the Roth JCC. For more information, contact Eli Bercovici at the Roth JCC at 407-645-5933, extension 259, or at EliB@orlandojcc.org Get t this Presidents Day Get pumped this Presidents Day here at the Roth JCC at Move It Monday, which will feature free health screen ings (including mam mograms), and these free the community: 8:15 9:15 a.m.: Zumba (adults) 8:15 9:15 a.m.: Boot Camp (adults) 9 9:45 a.m.: Rotation Station (kids, ages 5-12) 9:15 10 a.m.: Cardio Cycling (adults) 9:15 10 a.m.: Family Fitness (adults and kids, 5-12) 10 10:45 a.m.: Presidential Fitness (kids, ages 5-12) 10 11 a.m.: Les Mills Body Pump (adults) 11 11:45 a.m.: Obstacle Course (kids, ages 5-12) 11 a.m. noon: Yoga (adults) 11 a.m. noon: SilverSneakers (seniors) 11 a.m. to noon: Cardio Cycling (adults) Noon 1:15 p.m.: Teen Fitness* (grades 8-12) *Teens must print and bring this signed waiver by a parent: http://bit.ly/teen guestwaiver Were also hosting a School Out Day if your child requires care all day while they are off of school. For more information, contact Ren at ReneN@orlandojcc.org or 407-645-5933. Amy Schwartz is the marketing director of the Roth Jewish Community Center. The JCC welcomes people of all faiths. For more information, visit or landojcc.org or call 407-645-5933. 2069 Aloma Ave. Winter Park, FL 32792 762 E. Altamonte Drive Altamonte Springs, FL 32701(407) 691-3009 (407) 679-2135 Visit us on the web @ www.binsons.com r fntbt f rtt ftbt bt bnr nr rt b bb f b tb off trtnCoupon redeemable for cash, check or credit card purchases only. Not redeemable for insurance transactions. Excludes custom/special orders & nutritional supplements. May not be combined with any other dis counts. Coupon has no cash value. Amy Schwartz Whats up at the JCC? Go all-in at the JCCs Poker Invitational New Year, New You!By Teona Morris, CLC, CNC Certied Health and Wellness Coach Our Whole Community, Board of DirectorsHow many times has your New Years resolution been to lose weight, get healthy and to improve some aspect of your life? Losing weight is the most popular and the most broken resolution made! However, for most people that resolution falls by the wayside by the end of January. If you continue to look for quick x solutions, eat toxinlled foods and fail to move your body, you will continue to struggle with weight and poor health. Who is in charge of your body and your health? I encourage you to look at the real issues behind your weight struggles. WHY you eat and WHEN you eat are just as important as WHAT you eat. Identifying your unhealthy eating behaviors and replacing them with healthy new habits is a key element to long-term weight management. Remember this: Food is fuel for your body. It is not a time-ller, mood-elevator or pain killer. How do I know this? Working with hundreds of clients to shed thousands of pounds for nearly a decade, Ive observed some commonalities among those who repeatedly attempted to lose weight, only to gain it all back and then some. They were focusing on the wrong thing: Food. The real focus needed to be on changing their relationship with food. A healthy lifestyle is not something you can buy. Your awesome body is designed by the Creator to run on high quality real food, not on processed chemicalladen counterfeit foods devoid of nutrients. Its no wonder our nation is facing an obesity epidemic. Excess weight is not just an appearance issue, but a serious health issue. Science has discovered that what we eat has a signicant impact on our health and disease prevention. If youre of the mindset that eating organic or healthy is too expensive, have you priced the cost of disease? Did you know that fat is metabolically active and that fat cells hold toxins that are a breeding ground for cancer, heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, acid reux, sleep apnea, etc.? Great News: if you can lifestyle your way in, you can lifestyle your way out! To experience whole health, simply knowing that you need to get your weight under control is not enough to bring about lasting change. To awareness and knowledge, you must add commitment, a sound viable plan and support in order to attain and maintain your goals of optimal weight and vibrant health! How youll look and feel this time next year has everything to do with the choices you make consistently every day. Do not look back and have regrets! Make this YOUR year to take ownership of your health and nourish yourself well in mind, body and Spirit. Take care of your body. Its the only place you have to live! Our Whole Community, a 501(c)(3) non-prot Christian corporation, comprises a group of faith-based organizations collaborating on community health initiatives to produce intergenerational wholeness and healthy lifestyle outcomes in the Central Florida area. For more information on Our Whole Community, please visit ourwholecommunity.org. Our Whole Community is pleased to contribute monthly to the Winter Park Observer.

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Charis Counseling Areas of Service Lif e T oda y Celebrating Life, Family and the Power of January 2013 Please share your thoughts with us at OurLifeToday Tim Tedder NCC, LMHC Prior to earning his Masters Degree in Counseling from Indiana Wesleyan University, Tim spent nearly 20 years as a leader and teacher, focusing on spiritual and personal growth issues for individuals and families. In his speaking and counseling, he aims to "creatively communicate a message of hope and healing to wounded people." Tim's specialty is with individuals, couples and families experiencing relational crisis, with a special focus on helping couples recover after an affair. Tim is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and has attained the credentials of a Nationally Certified Counselor. Couples Counseling (including Pre Marriage & Marriage Counseling) Certified Prepare Enrich Facilitator Family & Parenting Issues Healing from the Past Life Goals & Direction Recovering from an Affair See Tim's AffairHealing.com website Areas of Counseling Focus Julia Jancek LMHC Julia began her career as a social worker in Philadelphia working with foster children. Julia earned her Master's degree at Troy University and then began practicing at Charis Counseling Center. Julia's expertise in women's issues allows her to help women move through the issues holding them back. You can find out more about Julia from her website located at www.counselinginorlando.com. Adjustment to Life Transitions Addictions Children/Adolescents Adult Survivors of Child Abuse Depression Grief and Bereavement Anxiety and Trauma Areas of Counseling Focus Please visit our Facebook for a video by Tim and a list of his articles. OurLifeToday More about Tim IS A NEW BEGINNING LIVE IT FULLY AND JOYOUSLY. This moment may not come again haris offers the services of trained professionals who provide comfort and hope as they guide you toward overcoming obstacles and experiencing the authentic, abundant life that God promises. Our counseling is offered to people of all races, ages, and persuasions. Careful consideration is given to each person's needs and desires when making counseling placements. Individuals who need help in overcoming difficulties or in taking that next step toward personal growth. Couples who are dating, engaged, or married. Our counselors help satisfied couples move toward deeper levels of intimacy and help dissatisfied couples assess their relationship to determine ways they can move effectively toward meaningful change. Families that require help in learning how to cope with a variety issues including abuse, rebellion, parenting, divorce, blended families, grief, or trauma. Groups that are routinely formed to address specific issues in a shared setting. Group topics include anxiety, depression, divorce recovery, strengthening marriages, and parenting. Our Christian counselors assist clients in dealing with a wide range of life issues, including: Addictions Affairs Anxiety Children / Adolescents Crisis Depression Divorce Eating Family Issues Marriage Parenting Premarital Counseling Remarriage Spiritual Development by Tim Tedder Yesterday, a new client came into my office and started talking about the discontent in her life. I invited her to tell me her story and before long she was disclosing information that was deeply personal. Ive never told anyone about that before, she confessed. It was another reminder of how vulnerable people are willing to be simply because they trust the counseling process. Its interesting to consider the conditions under which we allow instant intimate access to some people, especially those in the helping professions. This morning, I made another trip to my dentist to have a loose crown cemented. (It fell out last night during a session. Embarrassing, but thats another story...) The new dental assistant introduced herself to me during the chairs slow recline. Thirty seconds after learning her name, I opened wide while Christy poked and pulled on my teeth. I let this person, who was a stranger just moments ago, wiggle her fingers around in my mouth Why? Because I trust the process. I had a problem and I believed she could help me, so I granted her access that others dont have. Counseling is like that, and more. People open up more than their mouths; they often bare their souls to us and invite us into their private pain, shame, fear, and frustrations. It is an awesome privilege that demands responsibility. We accept that. And we, the counselors at Charis, are sincerely grateful to those who trust us enough to let us join them in those private places. A s the new year begins many of us take stock in our lives. What do we want for the year ahead? We all talk about doing better in many directions. But the economy still lags and we seem to be working harder than ever before. Add to this the possibility that you may also be dealing with family issues, the loss of a job or addictions. During times like these life can seem to be overwhelming. Many of us will try and go it alone. But there is help and hope. Friends and family can be a wonderful source of compassion and strength, but sometimes we need professional help. Here are two of the five counselors at Charis Counseling Center in the Baldwin Park area that offer professional, caring counseling. Please take just a moment to get to know Tim Tedder and Julia Jancek of Charis. You will also find links on our Facebook page OurLifeToday, introductory videos, their articles, blog posts, and their web site. Please do post any questions on our Facebook page at OurLifeToday. We are looking forward to hearing from you very much. More about Julia Please visit our Facebook for a video by Julia and a list of her articles. Our LifeToday 407 894 5202 www.chariscounselingcenter.com

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OurLifeToday January 2013 WHATEVER IT TAKES A JOURNEY INTO THE HEART OF HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT Long before the sun has risen or the people who deliver your morning newspaper have completed their rounds, millions of people are already wide awake. Perhaps people like you, they are restlessly and relentlessly pursuing their dreams. Some are corporate executives, well known celebrities, athletes, coaches, officials, leaders and parents. But most are our neighbors, friends, relatives, employees or co workers; The carpenter checking his tools; the sales manager packing her bags; the small business owner running spreadsheets on the kitchen computer; the teacher creating banners for the school assembly; the mom or dad checking their son or daughters homework before school; the student athlete doing push ups by his bed. The light is on in their windows, minds and hearts. These are first rate people in action excellence, plain and simple. By doing whatever it takes to become the best they are capable of becoming, they lift our spirits. They stretch our boundaries. They energize our communities. And they bring new meaning to the terms, job well done and life well led. Because you share that spirit, 2013 and OurLifeToday is dedicated to you. Adapted for OurLifeToday from Bob Moawads Whatever It Takes WHAT IS LIFE FOR? IT IS FOR YOU. Abraham Maslow THE GIFT The best day of you life is the one on which you decide you life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift of life is yours it is an amazing journey and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins something hidden. A gift to you. Find it. Ralph Waldo Emerson to see what I could make the world give me, instead of looking inside to see what was there. Bill Livingstone finding their lives. In reality, you life is not something you find its something you create. David Phillips at any moment, to be willing to give up who we area in order to become all that we can become. Max Depree I was doing okay, but I was restless. One day it dawned on me that I had been looking at life through the wrong end of the telescope. It was up to me to turn it around to make it bigger, better, more satisfying. Arnold Schwarzenegger ITS NOT WHO WE ARE THAT HOLDS US BACK, ITS WHO WE THINK WERE NOT. Michael Nolan THE FREEDOM Allow yourself the freedom to grow and expand. Form the habit of saying yes to your own potential. Take time to think of all the reasons why you can and why you excel at something wonderful ...because there will always be plenty of people around to tell you why you cant. in the world is not developing your potential. When you do what you do best, you are helping not only yourself, but the world. Roger Williams You dont get to choose how or when youre going to die. You can only decide how youre going to live. Now. Joan Baez we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves Thomas Edison With no effort on your part you were born to be something very special and set apart. What you are going to do in appreciation of that gift is a decision only you can make. Dan Zadra IMIGINATION IS THE PREVIEW OF LIFES COMING ATTRACTIONS. Larry Eisenberg THE GOAL You dont have to take life the way it comes to you. By converting your dreams into goals, and you goals into plans, you can design your life to come to you the way you want it. You can live your life on purpose, instead of by chance. about what needs to be done than about who gets the credit. Dorothy Height worthwhile goals for ourselves, they work in two ways: We work on them, and they work on us. Bob Moawad Purpose gives faith. Faith gives courage. Courage gives enthusiasm. Enthusiasm gives energy. Energy gives life. Life lifts you over the bar. Bob Richards, Pole Vaulter and you need not take it or leave it as it as it was when you came in. James Baldwin is bringing the future nto the present so that you can do something about it now. Alan Lakein to let anyone pass who knows where his is going. David Jordan SOMETIMES YOU JUST HAVE TO TAKE THE LEAP, AND BUILD YOUR WINGS ON THE WAY DOWN. Kobi Yomodo THE PLUNGE Indecision and second guessing are the mortal enemies of spontaneous brilliance and planning. Without action, your dream, goal or plan has little meaning in the world. Living and risking are close companions. If you sense that you have made a good decision, have faith. Move forward Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined. Leo Rosten You must get involved to have an impact. No one is impressed with the won lost record of the referee. John Holcomb We wouldnt worry nearly as much about what others thought of us, if we recognized how seldom they did. Edge Keynote The moment you commit and quit holding back, all sorts of unforeseen incidents, meetings and materials assistance will rise up to help you. The simple act of commitment is a powerful magnet for help. Napoleon Hill Be not the slave of you own past plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with self respect, with new power, with an advanced esperience that shall explain and overlook the old. Ralph Waldo Emerson GIVE THE WORLD YOUR BEST People are illogical, unreasonable and self centered. LOVE THEM ANYWAY If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. DO GOOD ANYWAY If you are successful, you win false friends and true enemies. SUCCEED ANYWAY The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. DO GOOD ANYWAY Honesty and frankness will make you vulnerable. BE HONEST AND FRANK ANYWAY The biggest people with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest people with the smallest minds. THINK BIG ANYWAY What you spend years building, may be destroyed overnight. CONTINUE TO BUILD ANYWAY People really need help, but may attack you if you do help them. HELP THEM ANYWAY Give the world the best you have and you may get kicked in the teeth. GIVE THE WORLD THE BEST YOU HAVE TITLES FOR FUTURE ISSUES: THE MISTAKES THE PASSION THE COMMITMENT THE ATTITUDE THE DRIVE THE ESTEEM THE EDGE THE STANDARDS Please share your thoughts with us at OurLifeToday Thoughts to Inspire and Celebrate Your Commitment to Excellence

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Page 14 Have you ever been running late for, lets say an important meeting, and are completely stressed and frazzled the entire time youre driving only to nd out when you reach your destination, youre the rst to arrive? You ask yourself Why did I let myself get that stressed out? Developing your resiliency will help you rebound from lifes big and little stressors. On Wednesday, January 9, Work Well Winter Park and Winter Park Memorial Hospital, hosted Psychologist Dr. Timothy Spruill, who educates resident physicians at Florida Hospital, to participate in the Health Education Series. During the lunch and learn, Dr. Spruill shared that resiliency is dened as how slowly or quickly you can recover from adversity. Dr. Spruill shared the seven keys to becoming more resilient according to e Resilience Factor by Dr. Reivich and Dr. Shatte: Learning how you respond to adverse (A) situations will help you nd out what your beliefs (B) are. Sometimes we need to question our beliefs (did your spouse intentionally hurt your feelings?) to be able to change the consequences (C) for your emotions and behaviors. We can sometimes fall guilty of having automatic responses where we jump to conclusions, have tunnel vision or become mind readers. We need to avoid blaming or magnifying situations and keep a positive perspective. Iceberg beliefs are oen beneath the surface of our consciousness. ey are our perception of how the world and how people should operate. is can explain why we overreact to seemingly minor issues. We must avoid the shoulds and reect on our internal beliefs. Its important to take the time to reect on your beliefs to check on your automatic beliefs for accuracy. In this time of reection, you can consider alternative explanations that may just be equally or more plausible than your initial one. Dont allow yourself to get caught up in whatif thinking or waste your valuable time and energy worrying about events that may not even occur. Instead, take a few minutes daily to write 3 things youre grateful for. Practice self-calming by visualizing past pleasant experiences, using breathing techniques or by using yoga or mediation. Practice makes perfect! Youll be able to respond and show resiliency the more you practice! Remember, by making minor adjustments in your daily life, you can dramatically inuence your choices and perspective to live a healthier and happier life.For additional lifestyle tips to support a healthy mind, body and spirit visit www.Healthy100.org or to nd a physician please call (407) 303-DOCS (3627). Enhancing Your Resiliency at Winter Park Towers Your room is waiting for you if you need Pain and Symptom Management Hospital Follow-up Complex Treatments, or Crisis Care Referrals 866-742-6655#5019096 www.cornerstonehospice.org www.SeriousIllness.org/cornerstoneMedicare, Medicaid, most commercial insurances accepted from. From one-on-one personal training, which costs $75 for one 30-minute session, to small group training, which involves two to four people and costs $270 per 32789 offers many options for potential customers. In addition, Workout 32789 will hold a 10Day Body and Mind Fit Camp starting Tuesday, Jan. 22, for $99. Call 407-644-3430 or visit work out32789.com for more informa tion on the price packages and the upcoming Fit Camp. YMCA From now until Jan. 31, the YMCA located at 1201 N. Lakemont Ave. in Winter Park is offering $50 off the joining fee to individuals interested in making the YMCA their gym of choice. In addition, anyone under the age of 23 can join the gym for $31 per month, with no contract. Prices per month vary among age groups. Call 407-644-1509 or visit information on these deals. MAITLAND Pump & Run Studio For those in Maitland interested in joining a gym this new year, Pump & Run Studio, located at 1668 N. Park Ave., offers several different price packages with no membership fee. By choosing trainers Chris Mink or DeWayne Basham, who are also the gym owners, individuals can choose from deals such as $180 for four half-hour sessions or $300 for four one-hour sessions. The own ers also offer eight, 12, and 16 half-hour and one-hour sessions to members to choose from. Call 407-461-5191 or visit pumpand runstudio.com for more informa tion on these particular sessions. Matthew Comer Pilates Interested in Pilates? Matthew Comer Pilates, located at 1985 Howell Branch Road in Maitland, is now offering three private ses sions for $150, a savings of $60. In addition, an individual can choose from three Pilates classes to join, including private train ing, an equipment class, or duet training, all of which are offered in packages of one, four, or eight classes/sessions at various prices. Call 800-631-5614 or visit mat thewcomerpilates.com for more information on the various deals and the prices above. COLLEGE PARK CrossFit Orlando CrossFit Orlando, located at 5135 Adanson St. #100 near College Park, offers a 10 percent discount to students interested in join ing the gym. In addition to this deal, CrossFit Orlando offers several price packages, includ ing: a 3-month contract, which costs $165 per month; a 6-month contract, which costs $145 per month; and a 12-month contract, which costs $125 per month. Call 407-412-9598 or email info@cross tion on the deals above. 24 Hour Fitness By joining 24 Hour Fitness in January, individuals can save 50 percent on initiation fees. Located at 15 W. Crystal Lake St. in Orlan do, 24 Hour Fitness is charging a $75 initiation fee, rather than the original $150 charge. In addition to this fee, individuals will pay a $39.99 monthly fee. Call 321-558for more information on these short-term deals. rfntbbb tnntnbnn IN JUST 10 SATURDAYSntbtrbrr rrr Dental Assistant t bt tn One Click. Job Resources. Real Results.The Employ Florida network helped me to improve my professional skills and connected me with a training opportunity. THE RESULT: Elizabeth Matthews was trained and hired by Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point.Employ Florida is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. The Employ Florida telephone number may be reached by persons using TTY/TTD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711. Disponible en Espanol. 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Page 15 Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 Winter Park / Maitland Observer One Senior Place ... See our full Calendar of Events at OneSeniorPlace.com407.949.6733715 Douglas Avenue Altamonte Springs, FL 32714Monday, January 21 Senior Club sponsored by Family Physicians Group Movie Day 10am-1pm Wednesday, January 23 & 30thWhy do hearing aids cost so much? 3pm-4:30pm Presented by Harmony Hearing Centers RSVP 407-545-4098 Wednesday, January 23 Medicare Educational Workshop 10:30am-12noon By Medicare Plan Options RSVP 407-949-6723 Thursday, January 24 The Real Estate Specialists are IN 9am-3pm Presented by Exit Real Estate Results Friday, January 25 How to Communicate When Logic Doesnt Work 1pm-3:30pm Presented by ADRC RSVP 407-843-1910 Tuesday, January 29 Elder Law Workshop 9:30am-12:30pm Presented by The Law Ofces of Hoyt & Bryan RSVP 407-977-8080 Estate Planning Workshop 2pm-4pm Presented by The Law Ofces of Hoyt & Bryan RSVP 407-977-8080 Wednesday, January 30 Pet Appreciation Day 9am-3pm Hosted by Genworth Financial & The Law Ofces of Hoyt & Bryan RSVP 407-977-8080Calendar of Events January 2013 Its not just about getting you back on your feet. Its about getting you back to your life. HCR Healthcare, LLC Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Savannah Court and Coe 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 At Savannah, it feels just like home. Its safe, convenient and the food is excellent. And of course, my mom is a huge fan of Bingo! Ernestine & her daughter PatriciaAssisted Living Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Care Variety of Apartment Suite Selections, some with Lake Views Restaurant Style Dining Laundry, Housekeeping, Maintenance Services Transportation to Outings and Medical Appointments Beautifully Landscaped Courtyard Call us today, stop by for a visit, join us for lunch, or all of the above. You are always welcome! A Senior Living Community where Hospitality is a Way of Life. SMILE WINNING PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Dr. John Beatties family has two traditions, becoming dentists and competitive swim ming. Beattie is no exception, returning to the water to win two U.S. Masters silver medals. T here are two key traits be ing passed down through generations of the Beattie family: a fascination with dentist ry, and a superb knack for swim ming. Together the Beatties have held four individual All Ameri can swimming honors, countless national championship titles, a handful of world records, and three licenses of dentistry. Following in the footsteps of his father, Dr. Jack Beattie who held swimming world records and founded Beattie Family Or thodontics Dr. John Beattie of Baldwin Park has spent much of his life perfecting clients smiles and his swimming stroke. Everybody in our family has put in their time in the pool, John said. And dental school, I guess. Now Jack is retired, and John runs Beattie Family Orthodontics When hes not at his Baldwin found taking laps in his swim cap and goggles in the pool at Grace Hopper Hall. After he reached All American status at the University of Florida, John took a break from competi tive swimming. Then last sum mer, he decided to dive back into it and hasnt stopped since. swimming, he won two silvers and placed in the top 10 in the world in his age group. Theres something so reward ing about focusing and zeroing in on something, focusing on the goal of competition, he said. It feels good. His other favorite feel-good Please see SMILE on page 16 When orthodontist John Beattie isnt crafting hes winning medals and setting records. SARAH WILSON Observer Staff

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Page 16 Alert to Caregivers of Dependents with Special Needs: You May Need to Change the Beneciaries of Your Life Insurance, Annuities, IRAs or Other Retirement Accounts The process of special needs planning involves developing a total plan to provide for the dependents lifetime care. Ownership of assets must be coordinated with legal documents (such as trusts, wills and beneciary designations) to avoid the loss or reduction of any government or other benets for which the dependent may be eligible. Assets can pass from one individual to another individual in a variety of ways. Assets may be transferred by sale or by gift. At death, assets may pass through a will or under intestacy laws and be distributed by the estate. Assets may be distributed by trusts. Certain assets will be distributed through operation of law. These include assets held jointly (such as real property held in joint tenancy, or as tenants in the entirety) that avoid the probate process and go directly to another named person. Other assets can pass through operation of contract. These usually include life insurance policies, annuities, IRAs, and certain other types of retirement accounts that permit the owner to name a beneciary. These types of assets typically avoid the probate process (unless the estate is named beneciary), passing directly to the named beneciary. Even the very best plans can go astray if all the pieces of the puzzle are not pieced together correctly. Distributions specied in wills can result in money going directly to a person with special needs (for example, a provision that requires that the residuary estate be divided equally among the decedents children, with the share of any predeceased child being divided equally among that childs children or descendents of predeceased children). Payments made directly to a person with a disability can result in the reduction or even loss of government benets. How many caregivers of dependents with disabilities today have named their dependent as the beneciary on a group or individual life insurance policies, IRAs, 401(k) plans, prot sharing plans, or dened benet pension plans? How many people have forgotten whom they have named as beneciary? How many people never named a beneciary? When the caregiver dies, the terms of those policies and retirement plans will govern the distribution of the money usually requiring distribution to the named beneciary or, if none is named or living, to the estate. If the dependent with special needs receives the money, this could produce disastrous results. When planning for the nancial future of someone with special needs, all beneciaries of insurance policies, pension plans, IRAs, and annuities, need to be reviewed. If the caregivers have established a special needs trust for their dependent with special needs, the trust should be named as beneciary, so not to compromise their loved ones benet eligibility. One mistake, a forgotten policy, or a beneciary designation not updated, can unravel the best of plans!Due to the complexity of federal and state laws, you may require specially trained professionals to help you plan for the future of your dependent with special needs.. A Special Needs Planner can work with your attorney and provide the nancial and insurance products that may be needed to complete your planning. Call Special Needs Planner Charles Fisher at 407-393-6693 for a condential consultation. The MetLife Center for Special Needs PlanningSM, formerly MetDESK For more information about this and other related topics, visit our organizations website at www.metlife.com/specialneeds or call 1-877-638-3375. Pursuant to IRS Circular 230, MetLife is providing you with the following notication: The information contained in this document is not intended to (and cannot) be used by anyone to avoid IRS penalties. This document supports the promotion and marketing of insurance products. You should seek advice based on your particular circumstances from an independent tax advisor. MetLife, its agents, and representatives may not give legal or tax advice. Any discussion of taxes herein or related to this document is for general information purposes only and does not purport to be complete or cover every situation. Tax law is subject to interpretation and legislative change. Tax results and the appropriateness of any product for any specic taxpayer may vary depending on the facts and circumstances. You should consult with and rely on your own independent legal and tax advisers regarding your particular set of facts and circumstances.Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036. L1111221507[exp0114][All States][DC,PR] Charles FisherFinancial Services Representative Special Needs Planner MetLife of Central Florida 301 E. Pine Street, Suite 800, Orlando, FL 32801 Did you make a new years resolution to eat better? Or to take better care of our planet? Slow foods can be part of your strategy. Slow Food is the opposite of mass produced fast food and agribusiness food. Slow food is about food and farming policies that are healthier for you, for the planet, and for the people who produce it, which can include local foods. Eating lo cal foods not only helps the local economy and uses less fossil fuel to get the food to you, but it is also likely to be fresher, and have more nutrients with no preserva tives and other chemicals. Here are four ways to eat slow and local and know what you are eating: 1. Buy local produce when ever you can. Most of our local cities have some sort of farmers market, and while the people selling it arent always the farmer, the food is often Florida grown. You can pick your own at the Oviedo strawberry patch. Several vendors sell local honey. At least one local farm sells locally made cheese and other dairy products. 2. Make your own bread. Homemade bread wont last as long as store-bought bread not only because it is made without preservatives, but also because it tastes better. Here is a simple recipe: 1.5 cups of warm water, 1 teaspoon yeast, 2 tablespoons honey or molas ses, 1 tablespoon oil, 1 teaspoon salt, a few cups of whole wheat some wheat germ or bran. Mix together, knead a bit, put in a warm place for 2 hours, punch it down and put in bread pan or on a cookie sheet in the shape you want, let it rise for 2 hours, then bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. This will give you some saves money, and has no added chemicals. Top with apple but ter (its fat free) or locally made orange preserves instead of cholesterol-laden butter. 3. Grow your own fruit and vegetables. Look at the great advice from our local gardening experts. Check out a workshop for home gardening. During World War II, the U.S. government encouraged Victory Gardens of home grown fruits and vegetables, as labor and transportation shortages limited access to many trucked foods. We can do it again, for a healthier nation. 4. Cultivate your own eggs, maybe. Backyard chick ens give you very fresh eggs. You know what the chickens ate (your table scraps or feed) to make that egg. Eggs are a great source of protein. Egg whites have no cholesterol. The eggs from your happy backyard chickens, com pared to factory eggs, have more vitamins A and D, beta-carotene, and omega 3 fatty acids. They are less likely to have salmonella and other infections found in the chicken factories. Chickens in your yard also create great fertilizer. Chickens laying eggs do not crow; only roosters, which are not needed for eggs, greet the dawn with the cock-a-doodle-do. For more information, check out backyardchickens.com Nonetheless, you have to be cautious with your chickens, as they may have been exposed to infections before getting to you. Careful hand washing is required. Also, take a careful look at lo feathered friends in your back yard. Orlando has a pilot pro gram allowing a limited number of permits for urban chickens. Winter Park is considering per mitting the homestead fowl. Sev eral cities across the nation now allow urban chicken farming, but most around here do not. Stay tuned for developments here. Maitland resident Nancy Rudner Lugo is a nurse practitioner and president of Health Action, offering workplace health consulting and nurse coaching. Visit www.healthaction.biz DIY health: grow, bake or pick your own Dr. Nancy Rudner Lugo Health Action moment comes in his orthodon up in Winter Park, he watched his father craft smiles for a living. I got to see what a reward ing profession it was, he said. The moment someone gets their braces off and sees their perfectly straight, beautiful smile for the knows theyll never forget, and one hes proud to have spent his 22-year career being a part of. Its such a special moment when someones braces come off, said John, who remembers everything he did the day he got his braces off: riding around to show friends his new smile, eat ing all the foods he hadnt been able to eat in a while. His two children, John, 9, and Jackie, 7, are still braces-free. You should know that he has two awesome kids, and he does great teeth, Jackie said, shooting a still baby-toothed smile at her father. While the braces will wait, passing along his passion of swimming to his kids has already started. It brings back a lot of memo ries, its so fun to see their faces when they come out of the pool and after the race with their blue ribbons, he said. And the Beattie family legacy continues. For more information on John Beattie and Beattie Family Orthodontics, located at 960 Lake Baldwin Lane, visit beattieortho.com SMILE | C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 15 You should know that he has two awesome kids, and he does great teeth. Jackie, Dr. John Beatties daughter

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Page 17 Jan. 19 and 20 Behind the scenes at the ballet At this Insiders View of the world of ballet, the audience is treated to an up-close and personal view of the creation of a dancer. Join Artistic Director Rob ert Hill, and the dancers of the Orlando Ballet, as they explain the milestones in the develop ment of a dancer. A brief Q&A provides further insights. Perfor mances will be Saturday, Jan. 19, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 20, at 2 p.m. at the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden. Call 407-877-4736 or visit gardentheatre.org Jan. 22 Artists Critique & Conversation Providing free, professional advice for artists and insights and entertainment for audiences The Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) continues its popular Artists Critique & Conversations on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. The program is free, and the public is encouraged to attend. Each critique evening is led by artist/writer Josh Garrick. Guest panelists are artists Victor Bokas and Martha Jo Mahoney. Call 407-539-2181 or visit Artan dHistory.org Jan. 23 to March 16 Othello at the Shakespeare Center A thriller of jealousy, passion and revenge, Othello has been called Shakespeares most treach erous play. Othello, a celebrated general, remains an outsider because of his color. Defying convention, he marries Desde mona, a Venetian aristocrat. Soon Othellos lieutenant Iago draws Othello and the audience into a web of lies in which families and friendships are destroyed. Othello begins previews on Jan. 23, and runs through March 16. Call 407-447-1700 or visit orlandoshakes.org Jan. 24 to Feb. 16 A musical tribute to Frank Sinatra The Winter Park Playhouse offers a tribute to one of the greatest entertainers of the 20th Century in My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra, sung voices. Call 407-645-0145 or visit winterparkplayhouse.org Jan. 24 to Feb. 24 Dr. Dolittle and a 10th anniversary Celebrating their 10th anniver sary season, the Orlando Reperto ry Theater (the REP) will present The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle from Jan. 24 to Feb. 24. Presented in the style of The Lion King with all of Dr. Dolittles animal friends portrayed by live actors with puppets we follow young Tommy Stubbins as he meets everyones favorite animal doc tor, John Dolittle and his animal friends. In the adventure of a lifetime, they travel from quiet Puddleby-on-the-Marsh to the bottom of the sea in search of the Great Glass Snail. Call 407-8968365 or visit orlandorep.com Jan. 25 A whole lot of Laughter on the 23rd Floor Its been a few decades since Neil Simon was the king of comedy on Broadway, but the laughter comes roaring back with Mad Cow Theatres new produc tion of Laughter on the 23rd Floor. The playwrights semiautobiographical memories of his work on Sid Caesars Your Show of Shows (circa 1953) provides a laugh-a-minute peek at the Max Prince Show as a group of writ ers work through each others neuroses and egos to create some of televisions classic comedy moments. The show will be onstage from Jan. 25 to Feb. 17 at Mad Cows new theater space at 54 W. Church St. in Orlando. Visit madcowtheatre.com or call 407297-8788, extension 1. Jan. 25, 26 and 27 Winterfest with the Daytona Beach Symphony Society Each January the Daytona Beach Symphony Society brings together a joyful mix of classi cal music talent in a celebration called Winterfest. The lineup for Winterfest 2013 offers Rossinis Barber of Seville in a fully staged production including or chestra on Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. Then, two classical musicians, whose unique and hilarious shows com bine comedy with classical music, take the stage as Igudesman & Joo present A Little Nightmare Music on Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. The China National Symphony Orchestra concludes Winterfest on Sunday, Jan. 27, at 3 p.m. featuring Xi Chen on violin. All performances are at the Peabody Auditorium in Daytona Beach. Call 386-253-2901. Jan. 26 and 27 Violinist Sarah Chang with the Orlando Philharmonic Recognized as one of the worlds great violinists since her debut with the New York Phil harmonic at the age of 8, Sarah Chang has performed interna tionally with the worlds greatest orchestras and conductors in a career spanning more than two decades. On Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. and Jan. 27 at 3 p.m., she will perform with the Orlando Philharmonic at the Bob Carr PAC. 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Page 18 Opinions The way we view and perceive our own lives can change drasti cally over time. The commonal ity of the human experience is colors, details and texture applied uniquely over time. Maturing, in my experience, becomes as much about appreciating what makes each of us different, and the dif ferences among us, as it does how we may behave. I showed up at the McRae Art Studios on Railroad Avenue last Friday to talk with local artist Cindy Anderson, probably a bit more excited by the anticipated conversation than I have been before one of these in a while. I thought of her artwork, of studio during one large event, her headphones on, listening to music. Im shy, she told me. Im interesting and march to my own beat, I heard. I enter her individual McRae studio serenaded by a Violent Femmes song from the s. Art is all around, on the walls and on upstairs, downstairs. Her iPad sits propped to allow easy view of an old photograph of two little girls with a puppy on their lap. Shes painting it, the puppy now a piglet, a darkened forest be hind. I enjoy her sense of humor. She strikes me as a friend I wish Id had in high school or college, the kind you get into wonderful mischief with; not the kind you got in trouble for as much as the kind you look back on and laugh about the rest of your life. Cindy is a quiet rebel with a paintbrush. She talks of weird and sinister, and admits a fancy for them. She also speaks of ex pectations, which come even for artists, and how she is sensitive to them. Im sensitive about it because weve been taught that thats what were supposed to do, she says, referring to con sistency of the subjects that she captures or creates. If you want to be successful, and you want to be in a gallery, you want to do shows, you need to have a cohe sive body of work, meaning that it all needs to be all landscapes or and do that the rest of your life. It is that body of work that attracted my attention some time ago. But it attracted me because of its diversity; the idea one artist had created it all and what she boats, bear shaped bottles con taining honey, potato chip bags, monsters and, lately, these often normal, vintage looking images with a dark irony, obvious or found upon close inspection. I love sinister. I love macabre. I love old circus-y stuff. I love New Orleans. I love the kind of stuff that gives you a little bit of a tingle on the back of your neck, she says as she references a vintage image of the Queen of England wearing a surgical mask. In this new series, there are many surgical and gas masks, unexpected additions, sometimes small, that may have you doing a double take. She references one painting of a little boy, a hat on his head with a small bird. She seems disappointed. Not all works, she admits, turn out as she imag ines they might, unexpected to her now, rather than the future observer. I ask about another, one of my favorites, a little girl in a blue dress on a swing, a bow in her hair, smiling broadly. And then the images that dont have any silliness at all, she says, Theres just something sinister about them. The little girl on the swing with the tornado. Its called Bliss. Shes just blissfully ignorant of whats going on. We know that shes in trouble, but she has no clue. I love that kind of tension. Its just kind of fun. Cindys mother was a painter, her father a photographer. She now paints and frames art, while her husband, Jeff, is a sports pho tographer. A portrait she did of them in Paris hangs on the wall along with others in the current series. They each have on a red clown nose. She speaks of the people and characters shes paint ed as an extended family, feeling she needed to be up there with them, and went with a clowns nose instead of a gas mask so that she would be recognizable. The image she uses for her avatar on Facebook is complete with gas mask, however. Whimsy is important to me. I love doing work that Im laugh ing and giggling the whole time. It just makes me feel good. Her works are in acrylic, but Im stunned its not oil given the depth of images, and the colors she achieves and blends. She refers to herself as ab normal but then admits, Im probably as normal as everybody else. Im not sure theres such a thing as normal. Even the most, well, think of a normal family, the Cleavers, or some s family, I just dont think that existed, dont think thats real. Even the Cleavers had some little hidden skeletons in their closets. Im probably as normal as everybody else. Would she even want to be normal? No, thats boring, she says, laughing. Normal would probably mean painting bore me silly. So I ask whats the most normal thing shes painted. Flowers, she replies, laughing again. No, actually, Ive gone on big binges of trying to be nor mal, thinking that I would sell more or something. Or I would get peoples approval more. But honestly, I hear more positive things about my crazy stuff than I do my normal stuff, or my normal stuff. Clyde Moore operates local sites ILUVWinterPark.com and ILUVParkAve. 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. Check out his column on WPMObserver.com by navigating to Columnists > Clyde Moore Clyde Moore I LUV Winter Park An audience with a quiet artistic rebel We highlight local businesses that are utilizing and selling items made by other locals. Send submissions to iluvwinterpark@earthlink.net Local Luvn Local McRae Art Studios Whats better than one local artist? How about two local artists combined in one locally produced painting? McRae Art Studios artist Larry Moore has begun a series of paintings capturing his fellow McRae artists at work in their individual studios. So far hes captured Matthew Cornell and, as shown here, Lynn Whipple. But Larry will soon be at work on others. If you havent visited McRae Art Studios, you are truly missing out. It is without question one of the best groupings of local artists in Florida, housed not too far from downtown Winter Park, just off the railroad tracks on Railroad Avenue, north of Webster Boulevard. Open houses are held several times each year, or nd them online at mcraeartstudios.com or on Facebook at facebook.com/McraeArtStudios According to a recent survey by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the U.S. Census Bu reau, 17 million American adults now live in unbanked house holds, while another 51 million are considered underbanked. In other words, more than 28 percent of households either have no traditional checking or savings accounts (unbanked); arent being met by their bank or credit union so they also rely on alternative lenders like checkcashing services or payday loans (underbanked). There have always been mil lions of Americans who are ei ther unable to or choose not to tions through a bank. Common reasons cited include: to need an account. to justify monthly fees and minimum balance requirements instead buying money orders when needed. tion. banking track record. experience or lack of trust in banking institutions. Big retailers and other alter for customers who cant or wont use banks or credit card issuers. For example, Bankrate. com lists dozens of prepaid cards that offer many of the same functionalities as regular credit or debit cards, including direct deposit, online purchases and bill pay, ATM access, etc. Other businesses provide such varied services as check-cashing, money orders, wire transfers, and payday, pawnshop or cartitle loans. However, charges for these services can quickly add up. Af ter youve paid a fee to cash your paycheck and bought money orders to pay your monthly bills, you probably will have spent far more than the $5 to $15 a month a regular checking account typi cally costs. Although monthly checking and savings account fees at large banks have risen, you still may accounts at banks and credit account rates, visit bankrate. a credit union for which you might be eligible, use the Credit Union Locator at ncua.gov High fees aside, theres also a safety risk factor to being un banked. Carrying or storing cash at home tempts robbers; also, money can easily be destroyed Plus, money deposited in FDICinsured banks is insured up to $250,000 per account (similar insurance is available to credit union accounts through NCUA). banked consumers to improve their credit scores due to lack of access to credit-building prod ucts like credit cards and loans. To help bring unbanked and underbanked people into the system, an increasing number of public/private programs like Bank On (joinbankon.org) are being formed. These voluntary partnerships between local or stitutions and community-based organizations provide lowincome unand underbanked people with free or low-cost starter or second chance bank education. education resources are avail able, including: ernments website dedicated to teaching Americans the basics workshops (fdic.gov/mon eysmart). Life (practicalmoneyskills.com), ment program run by Visa Inc. Theres no law that says everyone must have a traditional banking relationship. But if you choose to go unbanked, carefully quences you may not be saving money after all. Jason Alderman directs Visas nancial education programs. Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter at twitter.com/ PracticalMoney Helping the unbanked get affordable nancial services JASON ALDERMAN Guest Writer PHOTO BY CLYDE MOORE THE OBSERVER Cindy Anderson stands among a collection of oddities, all the creation of the Winter Park artist, who thrives on painting normal scenes and adding unusual humorous elements.

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Page 19 Chris Jepson Perspectives Soon after arriving in Cambridge, Mass., from Winter Park, I drove out to Concord and walked in solitude to the middle of Concord Bridge. In the placid woods around the stream, I imagined the sounds of the many British soldiers embattled farmers. The words of Ralph Waldo Emerson in his great poem Con cord Hymn engraved forever the deep portent of that historic moment. Thank God our boys had guns, and knew how to use them. This was a crisis that our patriots did not let go to waste. There has always been opposition to the American freedom that is the basis of your life and mine. Our Second Amend ment guarantees us the right to bear arms in defense of our life, liberty and pursuit of happiness. Let us never fail to have the courage to protect our Second Amend ment even with guns, if necessary. This commentator was for four years after the Japanese had attacked and killed several thousand U.S. citizens in Pearl Harbor. Toward the end of the War, I was assigned to teach gunnery at Gunnery D.C. The U.S. didnt start the fracas, but I imagine the Japanese will never forget how it ended. Today, many of our neighbors may have guns for their own protection. This fact arouses no fear in me, because our neighbors are good Americans and we trust them. It is a truism that guns do not kill people, but that people evil or careless do use guns to kill people. A 12-gauge shotgun that one uses to hunt quail is a very deadly weapon if a human being is the target. We imagine the U.S. has at least one more A-bomb hidden away somewhere undetonated, and it is doing no one any harm. The recent maniacal murder of a score of innocent school children by an insane gunner in Massachusetts demonstrated the qualities of a mad sociopath his bullets served to express his hideous urges. Quite early in my life, I witnessed the evil inherent in the human animal. When unleashed against us, the Japanese stop an evil man with a gun is a good man with a gun. We exhibited the good ness of American morality at wars-end when we treated the Japanese with great generosity, and put them back on their feet economically. There are always among us in the U.S. a great number of gun-haters who at the drop of a hat, launch a tirade against guns rather than concentrate on the destruction that can be done in many other ways. I am always surprised that such rationale does not lead to the banning of automo biles, which kill a large multiple of those killed by guns. My experience in using and teaching gunnery led primarily to my increased consciousness of their danger, and the need for education of all those who may ever need to carry a gun. Whatever guns may be needed in Americas daily life depends entirely upon circumstances. But one thing is sure: a cop without a gun cannot cope with a crook who has a gun. At the end of every evil story is the evil thinking of an evil person. It is the evil in the person that kills, and not the weapon he carries. Let me know if you believe it possible to enact legislation to control the evil in the human spirit About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) Take one for the team. What does that mean to you? Most of us, I do imagine, would fall on a grenade to save their family. With just momentary hesitation instantaneous assessment of alterna for the perceived greater good. I genu inely do believe that that act is within most of humanity. Ive a not-so-modest proposal for your consideration. Some will immediately resist it as inhumane, or as only God can make such determinations. Realisti cally speaking, only so many people are capable or willing to participate. Of determining when to die and actually doing it. I became aware of my own mortality at a young age. Perhaps it was grow ing up on an Iowa mink ranch where I quickly connected the dots between ani mal death and my own inevitable end. Agricultural farming (with its seasons) illuminates the cyclical nature of life, but slaughtering animals also illustrates the human condition. We all die. The ques tions are when and how. We do not plan to be born. But is it then unreasonable because our wishes were not a factor that how and when we die is beyond our self-control as well? I know that answer for myself. I do see a number of the moral con siderations. But none of them trump my individual right to determine my own outcome. Ill paint three scenarios. Based on family history I am counting on another 20 years of healthy life. I would be sorely disappointed to not get those years. But when my end comes, I want to control when and under what circumstances I die. Say, at age 75, I am diagnosed with Alzheimers disease and it is progressing at a rate of X. Do I in good conscience wait until I cannot remember my loved ones and require help to change my soiled clothes? Is it my intention to burden my offspring (both emotionally was once Chris Jepson? Is that being the good, responsible parent? A more realistic scenario, at least for males in my family, is that we are vibrant until we abruptly are not. Strokes/heart attacks have left a number of us diminished. I again ask: if I deter of life, should I be precluded from con trolling my outcome? One last possibility. Say I live to my 90s, am a go-getting, independent S.O.B. but one-day experience a serious hiccup in my giddy-up. Should I not have the option to say, Ive had one helluva great phenobarbital and Jack Daniels. Two ice cubes, please. The initial question posed was, Tak ing one for the team. Ill have a certain quality of life until I die. In addition, I do not want to burden those I care for. Period. But there is also a tremendous great er good that Baby Boomers can execute by taking ownership of death. Modern medicine keeps people alive (terminally ill/diminished elderly) at an awful cost to human dignity, family cohesiveness and at great public expense. Few will embrace my perspective. I understand that. Death is too frighten ing. We do not much discuss such mat ters. And, of course, the slippery slope. But if 20 percent of boomers volun tarily acted to own their deaths as they lived their lives we wouldnt be of Medicare. Consider taking one for the team. Ye, of a certain mettle. 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 Owning ones death Gunning it Louis Roney Play On! King Features Weekly ServiceJanuary 14, 2013 King Features Weekly ServiceJanuary 14, 2013 Say I live to my 90s, am a go-getting, independent S.O.B. but one-day experience a serious hiccup in my giddy-up. Should I not have the option to say, Ive had one helluva great ride, but times afleeting! Hand me my phenobarbital and Jack Daniels. Two ice cubes, please. Today, many of our neighbors may have guns for their own protection. This fact arouses no fear in me, because our neighbors are good Americans and we trust them. It is a truism that guns do not kill people, but that people evil or careless do use guns to kill people. A 12-gauge shotgun that one uses to hunt quail is a very deadly weapon if a human being is the target.

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High school literature books, Far Side comic books, ofce supplies, printers, home decor AND MORE! Please swing by our yard sale in College Park at 5 East Winter Park St. (corner of Winter Park Street and Depauw, please park on Depauw). Theres a huge cam phor tree in our front yard to help you nd us! Were selling various books, including high school re quired reading books, like Romeo and Juliet, Othello, Silas Marner, The Great Gatsby, etc. (Fair warn ing: some of them contain high lighter marks). There will be other miscellaneous items. Everything is priced to sell! JAN. 18-20 5 East Winter Park St., Orlando FRIDAY: 8am noon SATURDAY: 8am noon SUNDAY: 8am noon SUNDAY 1-4 MOVE-IN READY WITH MANY UPDATES 540 Clayton Street, Orlando. 3BD/2BA, 1,484SF. Located a half a block from Edgewaters shops and restaurants. En joy open living space with vaulted ceil ings. Eat-in kitchen. Split bedroom plan. Master with walk-in closet. Wonderful screened-in back porch. Lots of renova tions done on this charmer including ex terior painting in 2007, new AC in 2008 and new roof in 2009. $299,900 NEW PRICE! CUSTOM HOME IN GATED COMMUNITY 1211 East Lake Colony Drive, Maitland. 5BD/5BA, 4,616SF. Dave Brewer cus tom home with full backup generator. All living areas open to private yard with screened heated pool and spa. Split plan with downstairs master suite and adja cent office. Tile and hardwood floors, wood burning fireplace, large kitchen with gas stove. Intercom and security system. Call Jack at 407-739-5715 for gate code. $820,000 Plan your weekend with The Weekender! Visit wpmobserver.com and click "Subscribe to Newsletter"