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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: 02-07-2013
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
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WPMOBSERVER.COM HOW TO RAISE TWO DOCTORS LIFESTYLES, 8 Valentines Day goes to the dogs in Baldwin Park Is it real love or just puppy love? This months Movie in the Park is Lady and the Tramp. BALDWIN PARK TALK, 6 Old school romance invades Central Park Get in the Valentines Day mood a little early with Michael Andrew in a free concert. CALENDAR, 7 A senior job search victory She improved her odds and got a job with a sleeker resume. SENIOR OBSERVER, 10 COMMUNITY BULLETIN ............ 4 LIFESTYLES .................... 8 CALENDAR .................... 7 CULTURE ..................... 20 SENIOR OBSERVER .............. 10 OPINIONS .................... 21 CLASSIFIEDS .................. 32 Winter Park Recovery CenterExecutive Drug & Alcohol Treatment Services Suboxone Maintenance For Opioid Abuse Sinclair Method for Alcohol ExtinctionMedically Managed Dual Diagnosis Evidenced Based Protocols2056 Aloma Ave, Suite 100, Winter Park, FL 32792 www.WinterParkRecoveryCenter.com 407-629-0413 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 Complimentary Custom Annuity Review!407-644-6646 or visit www.asafeharbor.com for your complimentary brochure. Revisiting the spirit of Jack Kerouac The past and the present inter sect at the corner of Shady Lane and Clouser Avenue in College Park. Tucked inside the walls of a small blue bungalow live the sto ries of 44 writers, bookended in 1957 and the present by two men with stories told through count of keys. It took 12 days of sleepless days and nights at a typewriter equipped with 10-foot scrolls for Jack Kerouac to crank out a 187page manuscript of The Dharma Bums from the back room of the 1920s house. Riding the coattails of the success of his book On the Road, published in the fall of 1957, and the ongoing high of adrenaline and alcohol Kerouac used the small Orlando home as his refuge, turning masses of handwritten notes into the ram bling prose for which he is now known. He was an author, Kerouacs longtime friend and collaborator David Amram said, drawing out his As and Os mimicking Jacks New England lilt. Thats what he did, he used the house to take care of his mother, and to create. Today, 56 years later, another author with a different distin guishable accent sits in the same room at a small wooden desk, pictures of Kerouac now lining the whitewashed walls around him. A Mac laptop replaces Kerouacs boxy typewriter, and the room has been painted and cleaned, but the space is the same. Its perfect, its got a great creative vibe Id stay for three years if they let me, Michael Rands said. Rands has come from Johan nesburg, South Africa, to live and write within the walls once home to Jack Kerouacs eccentric creative processes as the current Writer-in-Residence at Kerouacs old College Park house. Hes the 43rd writer to reside on prem ises, each given three months free rent and food to concentrate on nothing but creating, keep ing Kerouacs legacy alive. The Kerouac Project, created in 1998 by a volunteer group of College Park neighbors, uses the Writersin-Residence program as a living tribute and cultural hallmark for Kerouac in the community, says founding board member Bob Ke PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Writer Michael Rands channels Jack Kerouac as the new writer-in-residence at Ker ouacs old College Park home, in which the famed beat author penned his famous works. Please see KEROUAC on page 2 SARAH WILSON Observer Staff To learn more about the Kerouac Project, visit kerouacproject.org After adding six new programs in the last six months alone, the Art & History Museums Mait land is looking to expand its facil ity to match its growing offerings. On Jan. 28, A&H received pre liminary approval from the Mai tland City Council to remodel and expand its Germaine Marvel Building. The letter of support en abled A&H to apply for a $219,064 grant from Orange County Cul tural Facilities Funding to fund half the cost of the estimated 580-square-foot expansion. Pend ing funding approval in June, A&H Executive Director Andrea Bailey-Cox said the conserva tive goal for project completion is Sept. 1 of next year. This is really going to be an upgrade for not just ourselves but all the cultural partners we work with, Cox said. Its a really great step (toward our master plan) for us. The proposed remodel in cludes interior renovations to the original front studio part of the building, and an expansion to the back half, which was built in 1988. PHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Visitors took a trip back in time at the Winter Park Histori cal Museums exhibit Growing Up Wildcat which debuted on Jan. 25 with themes that took former and current stu dents and staff through the schools 90 years of existence. Above, Frank and Patricia Johnson take a look at a historical timeline of the school. Left, Susan Skoleld, who organized the exhibit, calls bad students into the principals ofce. The exhibition continues through December. A&H could grow again SARAH WILSON Observer Staff Wildcat memories

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Page 2 (407) 514-0087 3.05% Certain restrictions apply. Rates may vary depending on deposit amount. We broker CDs for FDIC insured banks. Promotional incentive may be included to obtain yield.w w w .oldhar bor f inancial .c om Old Harbor FINANCIAL12 Mon t h CDAlso oer IRA Specials & free 401k ReviewsAPYHigher Rates for Longer Term Call Tim at Florida Transport 407-924-3324Safe, reliable and affordable.NEED A RIDE aling. Its been a whole bunch of folks who really just want to give Orlando some sort of cultural city beyond the theme parks, Ke aling said. And thats one of the really important roles I think the Kerouac House has played. Uncovering Kerouac In the late 1990s, Kealing turned from Orlando Sentinel journalist to Kerouac hobbyist in uncovering his history in Orlan do. Following an article published in the Sentinel documenting his would have been Kerouacs 75th birthday, members of the College Park community came together to save the then-in-shambles bunga low that once served as the scene for Kerouacs story. With funding from private chapter of the Kerouac Houses story began. Summer Rodman, original and current Kerouac Project board member, said the group slowly worked to restore the home to its humble glory. Two bedrooms and 1,200 square feet only half of that equating to where Kerouac lived with his mother. The house was previously split in half as a rental, the pair having lived in the one-bedroom back of the now 88-year-old home. Kealing said the Kerouac Proj ect team worked to bring Jacks world back to life in recreating at 1950s environment for new writ ers to live. From retro-styled pat terned blue chairs in the living room, to the rotary phone and Polaroid camera adorning vintage wood shelving units its a beat writers world transported to the present. Its reminiscent of the time period. And seeing as hes kind of a beat legend, the beat writer, you dont want it to be too cozy, too comfy, too perfect. Its nice for it to be kind of rustic the way it is. Theres that continuity there for residents while theyre here, Kealing said. David Amram, who knew Ker ouac from before his fame and Road book, as he called it, were published, said his old friend would be proud of the project now functioning in his name. just a little place where he strug gled so hard I cant imagine he wouldnt be thrilled that this is the way his name is being used just as he wanted to make a contribution as a writer, Amram said. He was using his success, reputation and beautiful books that he wrote as a way to enable others to make a contribution. Power of the project Theres a lot of really impor tant history, not only with the Ker ouac House or the Kerouac Proj ect, but also to Kerouacs legacy. He saw some really good produc tive times here, Kealing said. From stories of weeks-long writing binges, to being so broke when On the Road was released that an old girlfriend had to wire him $40 for bus fare from Orlando to New York City so he could get to town for inter views and reviews, Kealing said the house worked as the backdrop for some of Kerouacs most formative writing years. Amram said Kerouac strug gled with his newfound fame as the 1950s came to a close, the proclaimed bard of the beat generation uncomfortable with the accompanying crown. He said to me one day, Dav ey, theyre not reviewing my new books, he said, Im not a king of anything, Im an author why dont they review my books? Amram recalls. Kerouac, originally from Low ell, Mass., was a low-key, conser vative, Catholic guy, Amram said, who just wanted to write plain and simple. Outside of that, an addiction to alcohol would falter that simplicity, and eventually contribute to his death at 47 in 1969. Summer Rodman said keeping true to that simplicity has been key in keeping the Kerouac Proj rightful tribute to Jack. Our secret is that weve just kept it very simple. I think its such a great testament to small, grassroots neighborhood type projects, she said. Now with a worldwide net work or writers more than 40 strong, Kealing said the Kerouac Project has grown bigger than he ever imagined in the begin ning, receiving up to 150 applica tions for its Writers-in-Residence program each session. It truly is an example of what a grassroots group of likeminded people can doits a diverse group thats done a really won derful thing and theyve all vol unteered their time. And I think we realize this kind of a wonder ful legacy project that we hope will be around in College Park for a long, long time, Kealing said. In November 2012, the Ker ouac House was voted to the list of the National Register of His toric Places, an honor placing it along the likes of Ernest Heming ways home in the Florida Keys, and Zora Neale Hurstons house in Fort Pierce. Amram said hes traveled the world visiting the small humble homes where so many artists, from Beethoven to Mozart, Shake speare to Hemingway, created their greatest works. The College Park Kerouac House, he said, is that place for his friend Jack. You can get a sense of these wonderful artists and show that they were real people with real problems and real struggles, and they created and left us some thing so beautiful, Amram said. In this case you can go to a little place in College Park and see how a man with at typewriter was able to change the whole face of literature and the world as we know it. KEROUAC | Home restored to the spartan writing den that inspired the progenitor of the beat generation C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE PHOTOS COURTESY OF DAVID AMRAM

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Page 3 Saturday, Feb. 2, the fourth Honor the Badge Ceremony was held at the Asbury United Meth odist Church in Maitland. The event was conducted at the lake side worship site under perfect skies and beautiful weather. The event was organized by sponders in the community. Local invited as well. The ceremony opened with an invocation by pastor Scott Harris, and then the FD and PD honor guards posted the colors. A mem ber of the Orlando Fire Depart ment Pipes and Drums Corps, Lt. Mike Stallings, played the bag pipes. This opening was followed by several patriotic songs performed by Chris Kovic from Asbury Unit ed Methodist. Maitlands Fire Chief Kim Neisler spoke about the chaplain program and then there was a special presentation of a collect able challenge coin printed with the Lords Prayer made to the chaplains. As members of the Honor Pastor Brian Pikalow read aloud to the Honorable Mayor Howard presented to the family of one of those fallen heroes. Visiting pastors Todd Lam phere from First Baptist Church in Altamonte Springs and Andy Searles from Aloma Methodist Church provided insight about them. The ceremony was followed by a cookout, and fun and games were in place for the attendees and their families to enjoy as well. This was a great day of cama raderie for all. City Council Agenda of Feb. 11 The Maitland City Council meets the second and fourth Mon day of the month at 6:30 p.m. The next meeting is scheduled for Feb. 11 in the Council Chambers, 1776 Independence Lane. Below is the agenda for that meeting. Special Presentation: Dunkin Donuts Consent Agenda: Jan. 28 Adjustment Minutes of Sept. 27, 2012 course South Extension levard 6-Lane Alternative Area Program Agreement Supple ment #3 Contracts CRA Decision Items: Collison Funeral Home Discussion Items: Partners For updates, please check our website at itsmymaitland.com and caterers, as well as beer, wine and desserts Live Auction Foundation for distribution to local charities KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland r rfntbWe offer Full-Day Infant Care and Childcare Year-Round, Preschool Classes, Summer Camp, and much more! rfntbrn n n Maitland City Talk BY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR City of Maitland chaplains host Honor the Badge 2013 2013 After the Cliff Presented in partnership with Observe r Winter Park / Maitland Tuesday, February 26, 2013 PANEL DISCUSSION Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship at Rollins College The Real Estate Consortium, Inc. Rollins College MBA Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission Reservations at winterpark .org or call (407) 644-8281 Additional support provided by: Hosted by:

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Page 4 CARNIVAL FOOD FAMILY FUN F eb. 7-10, 2013 575 Tuskawilla Rd., Winter Springs FEB. 7 THURSDAY 5-10PM FRIDAY 5PM-MIDNIGHT FEB. 10-SUN 12-7PMRIDES ONLY SA TURDAY 12PM-MIDNIGHT CONTINUOUS FREE Parking shuttle UNLIMITED RIDE PASSES AVAILABLE ENTER T AINMENTTHURS (TEEN NIGHT!) Winterfest Idol FRI & SA T Continuous Live Entertainment AUCTIONSSilent: Sat 2-5:00pm Live: Sat 7:00pm Bingo (FRI & SA T) Kids Games Festival Food Rides Strawberry Pie YUM! Get a 4 day unlimited armband for $45! Available at local United Legacy Banks and the church ofce from Jan. 12 Feb. 6. GRAND PRIZE RAFFLEChoice of...2013 FORD FIEST A COUPE 12 day trip to Alaska $13,000 buckaroos! 1 ticket = $2.00 100% of proceeds go to support LOCAL community outreach programs. Please visit us at: rfntbbb tnntnbnn IN JUST 10 SATURDAYSntbtrbrr rrr Dental Assistant t bt tn Business Briefs Community Bulletin Living the art The Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) proudly announces the implementation of a new Artist-InResidence program, to begin in April. The program honors the legacy of founder J. Andr Smith, and the 75th anniversary of the Research Studios (now the Art & History Museums Maitland) rst Bok Fellow. This is the rst formal, nationally competitive resi dency program at the A&H since Smiths fellowship program, which was funded by Mary Curtis Bok from 1938 through 1957. The rst artist chosen for the Artist-In-Residence program is Josette Urso. She begins her residency on April 28, and continues through June 2. Meeting music stars On Jan. 26 the Orlando Philharmonic hosted young guests at Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre. Through a partnership with A Gift for Music (AGFM) and the Orlando Philharmonic, middleand high-school stu dents from the AGFM orchestra sat in on the Philhar monics dress rehearsal, and met guest conductor Alasdair Neale and violin superstar Sarah Chang. Boosting tax refunds At a time when thousands of Central Floridians are struggling to pay for rent, food, utilities and other basic needs, Heart of Florida United Way (HFUW) is helping qualied residents claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Recognized for lifting more chil dren out of poverty than any other federal program, EITC refunds helped provide a signicant boost to the Central Florida economy in 2011 with more than $551 million in funds distributed throughout Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. Predators guarantee season For the rst time in professional sports history, the Orlando Predators are making a guarantee to sea son ticket holders that they will produce a winning season, called the Predators Performance Guarantee, or PPG. If the Predators fail to win at least 10 games in each sea son, they will give season ticket holders a purchase credit, which could possibly award a full 100-per cent reimbursement toward future season tickets. Bikers raise big bucks More than 1,800 riders took part in a charitable po lice escorted ride and after-party on Jan. 20 hosted by Orlando Harley Davidson, and they raised more than $11,500 for Bikers Against Child Abuse. Kelly Price agents Dee Morgan, Jennifer King, Pa mela Ryan, Kelly Price, Jenni Sloan and Audra Wilks won the 2012 Five Star Professional Award! The winners were nominated by clients, peers and industry experts. They were chosen for their excep tional communication skills, integrity and customer service. One of Winter Parks longest running residential real estate rms celebrated a milestone last month. Jan uary 2013 marked the 32nd anniversary of Fannie Hillman + Associates. Founded in 1981 by Fannie Hillman, the independent Winter Park rm has post ed existing home sales of nearly $3.8 billion since its formation. George Livingston, a principal of Orlando EB-5 Investments, LLC, recently made a presentation to solicit investors among members of a fast-growing class of increasingly afuent Chinese entrepreneurs to help build assisted living facilities in Florida. The presentation, by Orlando EB-5 Investments, was made in Beijing. Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that Communications Manager Ioana Good has been appointed to the Legal Mar keting Association, Southeastern Chapter (LMASE) Board of Directors, as a member-at-large. Starting in January, she will serve for the 2013 term.

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Page 5 CRA & City Commission meeting There will be a CRA meeting Monday, Feb. 11, at 2 p.m. in City Hall Commission Chambers. The City Commission will meet at 3:30 p.m. for its regularly scheduled meeting. Below are a few topics of interest: Mayors Report Park Chamber of Commerce to area schools from the 2012 pan cake breakfast fundraiser. presentation to Earl Hoffman, me ter systems manager. Non-Action Items herbicide-resistant hydrilla. Consent Agenda 1/28/2013. and solicitations (complete list can be found at cityofwinterpark. org/ccpackets). 845 W. New England Ave. to the Hannibal Square Community family homes. Action Items Requiring Discussion grounding Program Public Hearings public hearing to discuss under grounding of electric/CATV fa cilities for properties abutting Via Salerno/Via Capri. nances related to 500 E. Lake Sue Ave. nance regarding the repeal of su permajority needed for adoption of ordinances. nance amending Chapter 58 Land Development Code Ar ticle I, Comprehensive Plan in the Future Land Use Element so as to add new policy text and Fu ture Land Use category restricted and limited to parking lot use to correspond to the Parking Lot Zoning District. nance amending Chapter 58, Land Development Code, Ar ticle III Zoning to amend Sec tion 58-80 Parking Lot District so as to provide design standards for parking lots in proximity to resi dential property. sions full agenda on the home page of cityofwinterpark.org un der Whats New > City Commis sion Agenda. Train station groundbreaking The city, in partnership with Amtrak, the Federal Transit Ad ministration, and Florida Depart ment of Transportation, will break ground on the new station to ser vice Amtrak & SunRail Feb. 13, at 11:30 a.m. The ceremony will take place just south of the current Am trak station at 150 W. Morse Blvd. Featuring Craftsman-style ar chitecture, the new station will include ADA-compliant public re strooms, a new, warm lobby, and elements of art including the Art in Transit concept recently ap proved by the City Commission. Construction of the new station begins this month with an expect ed grand opening in winter 2013. Special thanks to PartyTrains.com for providing the use of their min iature trackless train at this special event. For more information, please make plans to attend or visit cityofwinterpark.org > Info at your Fingertips > Amtrak & Sun Rail Information. Personalize a brick for future MLK monument The city is proud to honor the legacy of one of the worlds most Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK). Residents and visitors are encour aged to unite in this tribute by purchasing and personalizing one or more bricks to become part of the monument at the entrance to the newly dedicated MLK Park located at 1050 W. Morse Blvd. We invite you to take this oppor tunity to participate in the brick ing project to leave an everlasting tribute to Dr. King and his values in honor of a loved one, friend or family member. To purchase a brick, please complete the form located at cityofwinterpark.org > Depart ments > Parks & Recreation > Martin Luther King Jr. Park, or in person at the community center located at 721 W. New England Ave. For more information, please call 407-599-3334. Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and watch us on Vimeo. (877) 302-6713www.fortiscollege.edu 1573 W. Fairbanks Ave. Winter Park, FL For consumer information visit www.fortis.edu Prepare to become aCAREER OPPORTUNITIES Sip & Stroll With Your Sweetheart!Experience the charm and romance of Park Avenue and enjoy appetizer and beverage samples at more than 25 local merchants.Reservations at or call 407-644-8281 Supported by An Afternoon of Music and Romance with Michael Andrew and Swingerhead in Downtown Winter Park For additional information visit www.ExperienceParkAvenue.com or call 407.644.8281. Concert in Central Park M i h l A d d S i h d i D t W i t P k A A n n A A f f t t e e r r n n o o o o n n o o f f M M u u s s i i c c a a n n d d R R o o m m a a n n c c e e w w i i t t h h This free concert is made possible by the Park Avenue Merchants Assosication & Winter Park Chamber of Commerce. Special thanks to: Winter Park City Talk BY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER

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Page 6 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 Happy Valentines Day! Re member to spoil that special someone. Regardless of your taste or budget, Baldwin Park has something for everyone. Look ing for something quick to eat? Subway or Five Guys both have great food. Want something a little romantic? Make reserva tions at Seito Sushi, Jacks Steakhouse, Chi Pan Asian, Co libri or La Bella Luna. Top off your evening with a glass of wine at Uptown Park Wine Bar or WineStyles. Craving something sweet? Farris and Fosters for some chocolate or Delish for some frozen yogurt can end your evening. Whatever you decide to do, enjoy! Saturday, Feb. 9 the Orlando Chili Cookoff will be held from noon to 6 p.m. at Orlando Festi val Park right outside of Baldwin Baldwin Park and has grown in size so much that it had to move to a larger venue this year. Come out to Festival Park and enjoy chili samples, live music, a craft beer tent, Brighthouse Networks Kids Zone with the Adrenaline jousting, a bungee run and more. The Kids Zone will also feature interactive DJ Renee Adams, who entertains the whole crowd with dancing, singing, games, and skits, and The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens will show case some of its animals. Visit or landochilicookoff.com On Friday, Feb. 15, Movies in the Park will begin at 7 p.m. on the green in front of Barnies. Bring your lawn chairs and grab some food from one of the local eateries while enjoying Lady and the Tramp, sponsored by McKin ley Properties and Baldwin Park area businesses. On Saturday, Feb. 16, the third annual Ty Lewis Cancer Founda tion Unite for Life Challenge Walk will be at 9:30 a.m. The event ben dation whose purpose is to help those who have a family member that has been diagnosed with, or tion begins at 9:30 a.m., and the walk begins at 10 a.m., and also of cool prizes. For more informa tion, visit thetylewiscancerfoun dation.weebly.com Mark your calendars for the sixth annual Doggie Derby on March 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Corrine Commons in front of Grace Hopper Hall. Visit doggie derby.com for more information. Susan Comisky Baldwin Park Talk V-Day fun and more in Baldwin Park

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Page 7 FEATURING ...... AND MUCH MORE! A Premier Flooring Source 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.comWinter Clearance 25% to 50% all artwork! Sale Sale Sale Sale Calendar FEB. 7 The Bruce K. Gould Foundation will host the ninth annual Bruce Gould Poker event on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Home Builders Association in Maitland, located at 544 Mayo Ave. There will be a dinner at 6 p.m. and the tourna ment starts at 7 p.m. Call 407-645-5933, extension 259, or visit orlandojcc.org for more information on this event. Five writers from around the world will take part in the 2013 Winter With the Writers A Festival of the Literary Arts at Rollins College. Afternoon master classes and evening readings will take place on the Rollins College campus on four con secutive Thursdays, beginning on Feb. 7. Visit rollins.edu/winterwiththewriters for more information. SoNapa Grille, located at 640 S. Orange Ave. in Maitland, will sponsor Char ity Wine Tasting on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. to support local non-prot Project Walk Orlando, which is dedicated to those living with spinal cord injury (SCI). Call Liza Perla-Riedel, founder and executive director of Project Walk Or lando, at 407-571-9974 or visit project walkorlando.org for more information. FEB. 8 A&H Associates will present Culture & Cocktails on Friday, Feb. 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Germaine Marvel Building. Guests can enjoy an art show of works by popular artist Victor Bokas and music by Gypsy Bluez, sponsored by Performing Arts of Maitland. In addition, guests can enjoy food from Allans Jerk Shack food truck, literary readings by Maitland Poets & Writers, and popcorn from The Enzian. Admission to the event is free to A&H members, and $5 for not-yet-members. An opening reception for the work of Anna Tomczak will be held Feb. 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. The reception will take place in conjunction with Culture & Cocktails, which takes place in A&Hs Germaine Marvel Building, located across the street. Admission is free for A&H members and $5 for not-yet-members. The $5 admis sion includes a complimentary drink ticket. Call 407-539-2181 or visit Ar tandHistory.org for more information on these events. In partnership with the Orange County SHINE Program the Maitland Senior Center, located at 345 Maitland Avenue South will offer free unbiased Medicare counseling on Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. The Morse Museum, located at 445 N. Park Ave. in Winter Park, will have several events on Feb. 8 for visitors to attend. A movie, music, ameworking art dem onstration and tour of the museum will ll the day. Call 407-645-5311 or visit morsemuseum.org for more information. FEB. 9 Harry P. Leu Gardens will host a Seed Swap on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 9 a.m. to noon. Those who have extra seeds can bring them to the free Seed Swap. The Visit leugardens.org for more information. FEB. 10 The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park will feature Quink, a Dutch vocal en semble known around the world, on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. at the Tiedtke Concert Hall, located at Rollins College on 1000 Holt Ave. in Winter Park. Tickets range from $35 to $50. Call the box ofce at 407-646-2182 or visit BachFestival Florida.org for more information. FEB. 12 Coffee Time at the Chamber will take place Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Maitland Chamber, located at 110 N. Maitland Ave. The event is free for mem bers and $5 for visitors. Call 407-6440741 for more information on this event. Business after Hours will take place Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Savannah Court of Maitland, located at 1303 W. Maitland Blvd. Call 407-6453990 for more information on this event. FEB. 13 The city of Winter Park will break on the new Amtrak & SunRail station, just south of the current Amtrak station, located at 150 W. Morse Blvd., on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 11:30 a.m. Visit cityofwinterpark. org for more information. Visit www.wpmobserver.com/ events/search for more details. Send submissions to ibabcock@ turnstilemediagroup.com FEB. 10: V-Day concert The Valentine Concert in Central Park, sponsored by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, Park Av enue Merchants Associa tion, and Michael Andrew, lead singer of Swinger head, will take place Feb. 10 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Central Park Stage, lo cated at 401 S. Park Ave. in Winter Park. The event is free, and guests can enjoy music from Andrew and Swingerhead. Call 407644-8281 or visit experienceparkavenue.com for more information on this event.

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Page 8 Lifestyles Family Calendar N e e d T o S e l l Y o u r H o u s e ? (8 5 5 ) 7 5 5 1 8 1 8 J u s t W a n t O u t B e h i n d o n P a y m e n t s J o b T r a n s f e r o r L o s s T i r e d o f B e i n g a L a n d l o r d N e e d R e p a i r s F a c i n g F o r e c l o s u r e V a c a n t / A b a n d o n e d w w w C i r c l e 1 8 H o m e s c o m C A S H $ $ $ Q U I C K C L O S E A N Y P R I C E R A N G E A N Y C O N D I T I O N A N Y S I T U A T I O N As a little girl in 1940s Win ter Park, Minnie Boyer Woodruff would head to work with her mom in the summer, cleaning Rol lins College professors homes. Her mom would send her in to degrees. When she was done with that, her mom would always tell her to go back and read them, and look at them very closely. Those accolades on the walls, she said, were what she wanted for her daughter. I want you to have an easier life than I had, and your ticket to an easier life is to go to college, Woodruff remembers her mother saying. Now, Woodruff has her own degrees and awards in her own of and was an elementary school principal for decades. That was no easy feat growing up a black child and woman in the s and s in the South. Impossible, some might say. But she did it, and so did her six brothers and sisters. Theyve got 19 degrees between was never a question of whether or not they would go to college, but where, Woodruff said. What is it that says I wont be denied, that inner calling, she out during any endeavor in her life, be it her marriage, career or raising her two daughters. She recently published a memoir, My Doctors Can See You Now: A life growing up in Winter Park and how she was raised with a strength of character and deter mination that she passed onto her own daughters. Both are now doc tors, her oldest Dr. Edythe Wood ruff Stewart is a surgeon, and the younger Dr. Conchita WoodruffJohnson is an obstetrician gyne cologist. Woodruff said her memoir isnt a rags to riches story, but a mothers story. Its a story about dent enough to take the road less traveled a tradition, it seems, in Woodruffs family. It wasnt easy for either of the sisters to be black but they persevered. And their mother never questioned that they could do it; it was just in the genes to never give up. I could do and be anything I wanted to, Stewart said of her upbringing. There were never any boundaries put up. The sisters success, Johnson said, all started with their grand parents. Their ambition and their drive and their determination to make their lives better trickled down through the generations, she said. Both daughters hope to share that same philosophy with their own children, along with some of their moms other rules for raising children: sharing new experienc PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Minnie Boyer Woodruffs family had 19 degrees between them, ve with doctorates. Now shes passed that determination on to her daughters, who are practicing physicians. Shes written a book about her experience, My Doctors Can See You Now: A Mothers Story. Please see DOCTORS on page 9 Living with determination Minnie Boyer Woodruff overcame obstacles as a black woman in the s by heading to college, and passed that determination on to her two daughters, who both became medical doctors BRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff FEB. 7 Ding! Bikes of Winter Park will intro duce state-of-the-art electric bicycles and tricycles on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the main building at the Downtown Winter Park Farmers Mar ket, located at 200 W. New England Ave. Visitors can take a test-ride of the latest e-bikes from brand-name manufacturers, like Polaris and EGBikes, or bring a bike or tricycle to get motorized. This event is free. Those who mention this entry will receive a free gift. Contact 407-875-3464 or visit dingbikes.com for more in formation on this Electric Bicycle & Tricycle event. FEB. 9 The 11th annual Orlando Folk Fes tival will take place Saturday, Feb. 9, and Sunday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Sculpture Garden of The Mennello Museum of American Art, located at 900 E. Princeton St. in Orlando. Call 407-426-4278 or visit orlandofolkfestival.wordpress.com for more information. JCC Maitland, located at 851 N. Mai tland Ave., will host Havdalah and Hoops on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 6 to 9 p.m. The event will begin with a ukele-led service, followed by a night lled with food, basketball and games. Hillel@UCF students will be referees for the evening. The event is open to Jewish teens in grades 6-12. Contact Lory or Lauren, or call 407-645-5933 for more information on this event. The fourth annual Orlando Chili Cook-Off with the people that put on the annual Nathans Hot Dog Eat ing Contest in Coney Island, will host Orlandos rst and only World Chili Eating Challenge on Feb. 9, from noon to 6 p.m. at Festival Park Orlando, located at 2911 E. Robinson St. Re nowned eater Joey Chestnut will be among the competitors and there are still spots open for Orlando locals to chow for charity and compete for the total purse worth $3,500, with the rst-prize winner taking home $1,750. Visit orlandochilicookoff.com for more information. FEB. 10 The Bach Festival Society of Win ter Park will feature Quink, a Dutch vocal ensemble known around the world, on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 3 p.m. at the Tiedtke Concert Hall, located at Rollins College on 1000 Holt Ave. in Winter Park. Tickets range from $35 to $50. Call the box ofce at 407646-2182 or visit BachFestivalFlorida. org for more information on this event. Music at the Casa will continue with The Olde Noyse, a musical xture in the Central Florida area for well over a decade in chamber music settings, both vocal and instrumental, on Feb. 10 from noon to 3 p.m. at Casa Feliz, located at 656 N. Park Ave. in Winter Park. Visit oldenoyse.com for more in formation on this event. ONGOING The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle plays through Feb. 24 at the Orlando Repertory Theatre. The production is perfect for all ages and will be per formed in the style of Disneys The Lion King or Animal Kingdoms Find ing Nemo: The Musical, with all of Dr. Dolittles animal friends portrayed by live actors with puppets. Visit Orland orep.com for more information. Send submissions to ibabcock@ turnstilemediagroup.com

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Page 9 es, valuing education, spending quality time with each child and letting them be themselves and try new things. And of course, family portant to their grandparents. Growing up in Winter Park The Boyers didnt have much, but they had each other. The fam ily of 10, plus a dog, lived on the west side of Winter Park on Doug las Avenue in a three-room home. While there werent any black men or women who had gone to college living in the familys town to look to for inspiration, the eight children had their parents to en courage them. Both were domes tic workers with an elementary school education. Her mother was her father was an intellectual art ist. Woodruff says she got her wit from her mother, whom no one questioned especially not her father and her smarts from her father, who would write stories and poems and advise the men in town on politics. Religion, com munity and education were the top priorities in their home, which meant taking to heart and respect ing every bit of information their teachers gave. And they did, ev or second in their classes at Hun gerford High School. Poor kids dont have things, but we have our minds, Wood ruff said. One moment that Woodruff will never forget, and what stoked vited to Rollins College with her Girl Scout troop when she was 11. They went in back doors, con stantly supervised at this point in the schools history the only black people there were servants, Woodruff said. But that didnt matter to her. Those stately build ings shed gazed up at as an out sider, she was now surrounded by. Now I was inside, she said. I wanted to be a part of that. And she and her whole family made sure they were a part of it, against all obstacles. Over 40 quality antique, vintage and collectible dealers will be included in this event. Central Floridas most charming antique market makes it difcult to leave without a little something! www.lilylace.comLily Lace Antique Market is hosting a SIDEWALK SALESunday, February 10 from 10 a.m. 4 p.m. 445 north park avenue winter park, orida 32789 (407) 645-5311 www.morsemuseum.org follow us on Opens February 12An exhibition of more than 100 objects from the Morse collection exploring nature, sensuality, and metamorphosis with the lively line and organic form of the international art phenomenon of 1900. Free admission Fridays 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Find I LUV Winter Park merchandise and local art at ILUVParkAvenue.com407-539-3977 rfffntbrrbtn n n n n n n ntr rfn trbftr rf n n nnn To learn more about Minnie Boyer Woodruff and where to nd her book, visit minnieboyerwoodruff.com DOCTORS | Family is full of Ph.Ds from the citys west side C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 Their ambition and their drive and their determination to make their lives better trickled down through the generations.

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Page 10 8 8 1 4 1 P R AD WPO 2/2013For Winter Park residents Marjorie Thomas and Susan Bekaert, living 622 miles away from their mother, Marjorie Bekaert, became a journey too far. Although its less than two hours by air from Orlando to Wilmington, NC, where mom lived, we worried about what wed do if an emergency occurred, says Susan. That became a reality after mom had a bad fall. So we decided it was time. Seeking the perfect place for their mother, Marjories daughters looked at a number of communities but they knew right away that The Mayower was the right t. I feel safe and comfortable here, says Marjorie. Its truly a maintenancefree lifestyle with lots to do. And my girls no longer have to worry about me.We Found the Perfect Place.If your loved one needed long-term care, what would you do? Call today, and lets talk about it: 407.672.1620. www.themayf lower .com 1620 Mayf lower Court Winter Park, FL 32792 Winter Pa rk's Distinctive R etir ement Community THE MAYFLOWER RET IREMENT COMMUNIT Y MAINTENANCEFREE LIVING... [ for generations ] rfntb rf ntand soreness nb naches THG-13903 I t was two days before Christmas in 2011 when Ju lie Zimmerman lost her job. The Christmas presents were the est bidder. Then there were the clothes and shoes. They had to other job. But she didnt. You dont have food one close so many times. work she had worked in enter tainment at Universal for years but with no luck. A friend who sent Zimmerman and her 16-yearthe two of them barely scraped by with her unemployment and $14 the tiny hotel room as police si rens screeched outside their win One quality she couldnt help and it felt like a barrier in the pre man said. And shes not alone. Seniors Government Accountability Of months. welcomed with open arms. Thats the case for any workers with a perceived weakness those with community services for Goodwill Industries of Florida. Theyre re Theres some level of discrim help. The perception that theyre older and not tuned into todays While that wasnt the case with know how to use a computer or havent been in the workforce Christian HELP and Goodwill of since the recession. plement their retirement or Social Security income because it isnt social and mental stimulation that of those laid off seniors are down position because the company can Economic Competitiveness at the istration. director at AARP Foundation Se nior Community Service Employ seen a lot more seniors with work there. There are people on the from 2011. Its an epidemic of people that Zimmerman said. said. And its important to leave the Gordon said. Zimmerman proved that to Christian HELP. When she went kind of work. They revamped broke down in tears. she said. This is like an oasis in a very cruel world they saved some success with her sleeker re sume. When there was a job open now Im here to help other peo story and now I have the empathy It took 10 months for her to stole a little of her heart and soul thats pretty hard to tell as she endless when shes around. She follows Gordons advice perfectly with personality. PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Julie Zimmerman found work after 10 months at Christian HELP, which helped her ne tune her resume before ultimately giving her a job at the non-prot job-search organization. Seniors ght tough battles to nd work BRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff For seniors looking for help to nd a new job and to learn about the organizations mentioned in the story, visit Christian HELP at christianhelp.org, AARP Foundations WorkSearch Information Network at aarpworksearch.org, or Goodwill at goodwillc.org

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Page 12 Building ramps, and pathways, to independence from our homes. But its not so simple for Central Floridians wheelchairs behind them or rely While a ramp offers an accessible ford to modify their homes. Thats why the Center for on a one-day push to construct difference in their safety and quality of life. cerebral palsy and was overjoyed last year to cruise down his new ramp all by himself. When people who have dreamed of indepen is no different. Were honored to partner with a number of volun cover the cost of materials to sup posts. also provide other avenues for allow us to empower people with these vital services year round. Donations of any amount are tre dence takes a community. Elizabeth Howe is the executive director of the Center for Independent Living in Central Florida. To donate or learn more, contact Allison Gould at 407-623-1070, extension 124, or agould@cilorlando.org ELIZABETH HOWE Guest Writer at Winter Park Towers Your room is waiting for you if you need Pain and Symptom Management Hospital Follow-up Complex Treatments, or Crisis Care Referrals 866-742-6655#5019096 www.cornerstonehospice.org www.SeriousIllness.org/cornerstoneMedicare, Medicaid, most commercial insurances accepted For more information, Call today!(407)-644-6646www.aSafeHarbor.com Member of Bob Adams President/CEO A SafeHarbor, LLC bob@asafeharbor.comWhen is 3 greater than 7?Many of the individuals I meet with are saving and investing, while hoping to get a 7 percent return. The reality is that the fees inside their accounts could erode their returns to the point that a 3 percent return could beat 7 percent. The Custom Annuity Review with A SafeHarbor can show you Exactly how fees impact your accounts. 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 Plan your weekend with The Weekender! Visit wpmobserver.com and click "Subscribe to Newsletter"

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Page 18 Email Freddy Groves at columnreply@ gmail.com 2013 King Features Synd. Inc. LENTEN SCHEDULE:Feb. 13 Ash Wednesday ............................ Mass: 7:00pm Feb. 15 Bible Study-Satan ..................................... 7:00-9:00pm Feb. 17 1st Sunday of Lent ........................ Mass: 11:00am Feb. 22 Bible Study-Judas .................................... 7:00-9:00pm Feb. 24 2nd Sunday of Lent ....................... Mass: 11:00am Joels 1st Session .................................... 7:00-9:00pm March 1 Bible Study-Annas .................................... 7:00-9:00pm March 3 3rd Sunday of Lent ........................ Mass: 11:00am March 8 Bible Study-Caiaphas ............................... 7:00-9:00pm March 10 4th Sunday of Lent ........................ Mass: 11:00am March 15 Bible Study-Peter ..................................... 7:00-9:00pm March 17 5th Sunday of Lent ........................ Mass: 11:00am March 22 Bible Study-Herod .................................... 7:00-9:00pm March 24 Palm Sunday ................................. Mass: 11:00am Joels 2nd Session ................................... 7:00-9:00pm March 28 Holy Thursday Liturgy .................... Mass: 7:00pm At Holy Angels (joint Parish Mass) March 29 Good Friday Liturgy .................................. 7:00pm March 30 Easter Vigil/Holy Saturday ........................ 7:00pm March 31 Easter Sunday ............................... Mass: 11:00pmST. DOROTHY CATHOLIC COMMUNITYLove Without Judgment FRIDAYS 7:00pm to 9:00pm$5.00 St. Dorothy Catholic Community 301 New England Avenue Winter Park, FL 32790Open to any and all interestedEmail: jprorio3@embarqmail. com for more information series of witnesses comes forward in this Bible study to give testimony about their experiences with the accused -Jesus Christ. Throughout their accounts place in the defendants chair. LENTEN BIBLE STUDY IN SIX SESSIONS St. Dorothy Catholic CommunitypresentsINSIGHT3-part series by Medium & Clairvoyant JoelJoin us for one or all three relaxing evenings exploring Spirituality, Science, Humanity & Faith Open to AllPart 1 Sunday Feb. 24th 7-9pmJESUS Before, During & AfterPart 2 Sunday, March 24th 7-9pmLIFE What does it all mean?Part 3 Sunday April 28th 7-9pmWILL So what do we do now?Stay tuned for details about the event topics and bio on JoelFor details, contact Fr. James F. Prorio-Bond, jprorio3@ embarqmail.com or Joel, joelthemedium@gmail.com What are the real Pros and Cons of a Reverse Mortgage? Why wouldnt I want a Reverse Mortgage? What is the expected rate vs the initial interest rate? How much equity do I have in my home? Get all your questions answered by talking with a Reverse Mortgage Broker who has been originating Reverse Mortgage loans for 9 years. FHA insured HECM for Purchases and Refinance.Call or email Kathy Krug, Your Orlando area Expert!Kathy Krug First Class Mortgage Services Inc. 407 Lake Howell Rd, Suite #103 Maitland, FL 407.695.9739 kathyakrug@gmail.com NMLS #941740 Is a Reverse Mortgage for Me? r r f n t b t t r b t t r n n t t r b t t t r r fffnttb b t t r t r t t n t t r b r b t b b r t r t r b b Most Older People Have DiverticulosisDEAR DR. DONOHUE:I am a 78-year-old female,active and in good health or so I thought. I eat right and never smoked or drank alcohol. Yesterday,a colonoscopy showed severe diverticulosis. The doctor prescribed Benefiber,then left and never returned. I am stunned. What do I do now? Will I have this forever? Am I unhealthy? How does one develop diverticulosis? What the difference between osisand itis? S.K. ANSWER:Your world isnt collapsing. Youre healthy. Youll have diverticulosis forever. By age 60,half of the people in North America have it. By age 80,two-thirds have it. A diverticulum is a bulge of the inner colon lining through the colons muscular wall to its outer surface. A diverticulum looks like a small soap bubble. Its only 1/5 to 2/5 inches (0.5 to 1 cm) in diameter. You can thank our diet for diverticulosis. We refine flour and throw away its bran the outer coat of grain. In countries where whole grains (including the bran) are commonly used,diverticulosis is a rarity. Bran and other fiber hold water in undigested food. Without fiber,the food residue dries and becomes hard. The colon muscles have to generate a great deal of force to keep it moving. That force causes the colon lining to pop through the colon wall as a diverticulum. For most,diverticulosis is a silent condition that remains silent for life. For a few,the diverticulum breaks and causes a local infection in the colon diverticulitis. The pain of a diverticulitis attack is usually felt in the lower left corner of the abdomen, and sometimes people have fever and chills along with the pain. The attack is treated by resting the tract and by giving antibiotics. Were supposed to get 30 grams of fiber a day. Fruits (especially those with edible skins),many vegetables and whole-grain products are the source of dietary fiber. If people cannot get enough fiber in their diet,then commercial products like the one youre taking fill the gap. Metamucil, Perdiem,Citrucel and Fiberall are other examples. The booklet on diverticulosis explains the ins and outs of this very common disorder. To order a copy, write:Dr. Donohue No. 502W,Box 536475,Orlando,FL 32853-6475. Enclose a check or money order (no cash) for $4.75 U.S./$6 Canada with the recipients printed name and address. Please allow four weeks for delivery. *** DEAR DR. DONOHUE:My husband has chronic blepharitis and frequently develops hard buildups in both eyes that cause great discomfort. The doctor must remove them two times a month. What can be done to prevent them? S.R. ANSWER:Blepharitis (BLEF-uhRYE-tiss) is inflammation of the eyelid margins,which become red and crusty. The crust can build up into hard deposits. A twice-a-day program of lid cleansing might eliminate the crusts. Have your husband apply warm compresses (a wet washcloth) to closed lids for five to 10 minutes and then massage the lids. After the massage,he cleanses the lid margins with a cotton-tipped applicator dipped in a solution of one part baby shampoo and one part water. The doctor might have to prescribe an antibiotic ointment. *** Dr. Donohue regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but he will incorporate them in his column whenever possible. Readers may write him or request an order form of available health newsletters at P.O. Box 536475,Orlando,FL 328536475.2009 North America Synd.,Inc. All Rights ReservedHow Does Your Hospital Rate?It really DOES matter what hospital you go to when you need care. Your life could depend on it. So says the seventh annual study by HealthGrades. This is the same group that tracks doctors,hospitals and nursing homes and assigns a grade for the level of care. Its latest study reveals that your risk of death can be cut as much as 27 percent if you get your care at a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence.To get that designation,a hospital has to pass a long list of criteria. The HealthGrades Web site [www.healthgrades.com] lists by state all of the Distinguishedhospitals. You can search (for free) for grades on a given hospital for any of dozens of medical conditions. Look for Research Hospitals on the front screen of the Web site. Its when you want a full report on a hospital that you have to pay a fee. Youll also have to pay a fee to check out a specific doctor or nursing home it costs money for the report. A much easier way to check on a hospital or doctor is on the governments Health and Human Services website [www.hospitalcompare.hhs .gov]. The HHS layout lets you compare multiple hospitals,right on the same screen. The information is very comprehensive,too. For example,one question concerns the percent of surgery patients who were given an antibiotic at the right time,within one hour before surgery. This is a small detail maybe,but crucial to ones recovery. To find out if there is a Distinguishedhospital in your area,check the HealthGrades Web site and then search for details at the HHS site. Still,if youre facing a major medical issue,perhaps paying for the HealthGrades report would give you needed extra information. Matilda Charles regrets that she cannot personally answer reader questions,but will incorporate them into her column whenever possible. Write to her in care of King Features Weekly Service,P.O. Box 536475, Orlando,FL 32853-6475,or send email to columnreply@gmail.com.2009 King Features Synd.,Inc. King Features Weekly ServiceMarch 2-8, 2009 By Samantha MazzottaReusing Wood for FlooringQ:Ive been watching some home-improvement shows on television lately that advocate greenbuilding techniques, including reusing wood from other structures for a homes wood flooring,rather than buying new. What do you think about this trend,and how do I go about doing this? Larry in Tempe,Ariz.A:Recycled wood flooring is a good trend,in my opinion, because rather than chopping down live trees to supply the hardwood for your floor,wood from many types of disused structures or other sources of salvaged lumber can be remilled to give it a second life. There is some concern that the current stock of highquality salvaged wood will run out eventually,but no timetable has been given for that. Recycled hardwood is often of better quality than new hardwoods. Its been curing for many years,resulting in a tighter grain and more stability. Also, much of the current stock of recycled wood originally came from oldgrowth forests,most of which either no longer exist or are protected,and so youre getting high-quality denseness and stability that most new woods cant match. One thing it is not,however,is cheap. Recycled hardwood costs much more than new (Toolbase Services estimates that it runs about $5.75 to $11 per square foot,while new oak flooring runs about $3 per square foot). Recycled wood also must be installed by a professional. Despite the cost,recycled wood tends to be beautiful and durable and a nice conversation piece at parties. If youre interested in having it installed, many flooring contractors are able to procure and install recycled wood. You should check with more than one contractor,though,get estimates,and ideally work with someone who specializes in recycled wood-flooring installation. Send questions or home-repair tips to homeguru2000@hotmail.com,or write This Is a Hammer,c/o King Features Weekly Service,P.O. Box 536475,Orlando,FL 32853-6475.2009 King Features Synd.,Inc.All types of wood floors need the same type of care: Wipe up liquid spills immediately, dont use harsh cleaners or oil soaps,and sweep,dust mop or vacuum regularly to prevent grit from dulling the finish.Dogs Help Vets Cope With PTSDTheres new ammo in the hunt for a fix for post-traumatic stress disorder. For some veterans,the answers lie in dogs. But not just any dogs. Specially trained dogs are being given to some veterans suffering from PTSD,and in many cases,its working. When out in public,the dogspresence invites social conversation,yet they will place themselves physically between someone approaching and the veteran,who is likely to still be leery of contact. With the dogs,veterans find that theyre able to leave home without fear and can slowly transition to a more normal life. Many of the dogs are trained in prisons in the Puppies Behind Bars program,where they spend a year with specially trained prisoners [www.puppiesbehindbars.com]. To turn the tables a bit,a group called Paws for Purple Hearts [www.assistancedog.org] allows veterans with PTSD to become trainers for dogs that will assist veterans with physical disabilities. Run by Bergin University in California,the Paws program gives a needed sense of purpose to veterans with PTSD,as well as the grounding and self-worth that come from knowing theyre working to help someone else. In this case its a veteran with physical disabilities. For more information,call PPH at 707545-3647 ext. 28. Steps also are being taken to head PTSD off at the pass,again using dogs. Combat Stress Teams in Iraq and Afghanistan are shipped over with therapy dogs that quickly become popular with service personnel. The dogs serve,among other things,as icebreakers and stress relievers,inviting conversations that might otherwise not take place. For a real treat,do an Internet search for Boe and Budge,two therapy dogs that were sent to Iraq with a stress team. Write to Freddy Groves in care of King Features Weekly Service,P.O. Box 536475,Orlando,FL 328536475,or send e-mail to columnreply@gmail.com.2009 King Features Synd.,Inc. King Features Weekly ServiceMarch 2-8, 2009 Penalties Bob Adams is president of A SafeHarbor, a rm specializing in assisting families in having a calm retirement when faced with stormy nancial waters. Visit aSa feHarbor.com or call 407-644-6646 for more information. TAX | Big penalties for forgetting RMDs C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 Busted Seven tips to avoid the u! Matilda Charles regrets that she cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incorporate them into her column whenever possible. Write to her in care of King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475, or send email to columnreply@gmail.com King Features Synd. Inc.

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Page 20 Feb. 7, 8 and 9 Tables Extra Extraordinaire Feb. 8 to March 10 Donna Dowless and Audrey Phillips at the Grand Bohemian and Feb. 9 My Funny Valentine both Feb. 14 to March 24 Dr. Seusss The Cat in the Hat Feb. 15 and 16 Clued In at the Ballet both Feb. 15 to March 3 The 78th annual Bach Festival of Winter Park Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and ne art curator. He is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. Garrick can be reached at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407-522-3906. Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar FEATURING THE BACH FESTIVAL CHOIR AND ORCHESTRAAT ROLLINS COLLEGE SINCE 1935 rfntbfb Fri |rf | 8:00 pm ntb Fri |r | 7:30 pm Sat |r | 7:30 pm nbtb Sat | | 7:30 pm n Sun | | 3:00 pm Bach Festival Society programs are made possible through earned income, grants, donations, and generous contributions from a variety of individuals and community partners. WED LIKE TO GIVE SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR 78TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL SPONSORS:Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation Martin Andersen-Gracia Andersen Foundation The Galloway Foundation 78TH ANNUAL BACH FESTIVAL fn r f This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater ANIMATED OSCAR SHORTS PROGRAM Fri-Sun 4:00, 6:30 Mon-Thu 6:30 Saturday Matinee Classics: WHEN HARRY MET SALLY Sat Noon LIVE ACTION OSCAR SHORTS PROGRAM Fri 1:00, 9:00 Sat-Mon 9:00 Wed-Thu 9:00 Valentines Day Brunch & Film THE WAY WE WERE Sun 10:00am Cult Classics: MANHATTAN Only $5! Tue 9:30 Enzian is for Lovers! 866-314-3769AIRLINES ARE HIRING

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Page 21 Opinions Chris Jepson Perspectives Louis Roney Play On! About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) 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 At the dance Methuselah muses Charlie Egerton is one of the founding shareholders of the law rm of Dean, Mead, Egerton, Bloodworth, Capouano & Bozarth, P.A. in Orlando. He is the former chair of the American Bar Associations Section of Taxation, the nations largest organization of tax lawyers. He can be reached at cegerton@deanmead.com Letter to the editor A taxing issue worth addressing CHARLIE EGERTON Guest Writer Its nearly impossible for us to dig out of our increasingly complex tax code. The average taxpayer stands no chance in comprehending it. This complexity has effectively shifted the tax burden disproportionately to middle class taxpayers who cant afford the services of tax attorneys and CPAs to help them through the tax thicket and lower their effective tax rates.

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Hosted by: Cyn Watson from 2-4 PM 521 Lightning Trail, Maitland FL 32751 4 BR | 2 BA | 2,100 SF | $349,000 Completely renovated bright and open home on an oversized 92 x 28 lot. New kitchen featuring granite, stainless steel ap pliances, walk-in pantry and breakfast bar. Huge backyard is fenced, featuring a sun deck and a large, deep pool. A-rated schools and convenient location! Hosted by: Sherri Dyer from 1-4 PM OBSERVER Open Houses



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WPMOBSERVER.COM HOW TO RAISE TWO DOCTORSLIFESTYLES, 8Valentines Day goes to the dogs in Baldwin ParkIs it real love or just puppy love? This months Movie in the Park is Lady and the Tramp. BALDWIN PARK TALK, 6Old school romance invades Central ParkGet in the Valentines Day mood a little early with Michael Andrew in a free concert. CALENDAR, 7A senior job search victoryShe improved her odds and got a job with a sleeker resume. SENIOR OBSERVER, 10COMMUNITY BULLETIN ........... 4 LIFESTYLES ................... 8 CALENDAR ................... 7 CULTURE .................... 20 SENIOR OBSERVER ............. 10 OPINIONS ................... 21 CLASSIFIEDS ................. 32 Winter Park Recovery CenterExecutive Drug & Alcohol Treatment Services Suboxone Maintenance For Opioid Abuse Sinclair Method for Alcohol ExtinctionMedically Managed Dual Diagnosis Evidenced Based Protocols2056 Aloma Ave, Suite 100, Winter Park, FL 32792 www.WinterParkRecoveryCenter.com 407-629-0413 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 Complimentary Custom Annuity Review!407-644-6646 or visit www.asafeharbor.com for your complimentary brochure. Revisiting the spirit of Jack Kerouac The past and the present inter sect at the corner of Shady Lane and Clouser Avenue in College Park. Tucked inside the walls of a small blue bungalow live the sto ries of 44 writers, bookended in 1957 and the present by two men with stories told through countof keys. It took 12 days of sleepless days and nights at a typewriter equipped with 10-foot scrolls for Jack Kerouac to crank out a 187page manuscript of The Dharma Bums from the back room of the 1920s house. Riding the coattails of the success of his book On the Road, published in the fall of 1957, and the ongoing high of adrenaline and alcohol Kerouac used the small Orlando home as his refuge, turning masses of handwritten notes into the ram bling prose for which he is now known. He was an author, Kerouacs longtime friend and collaborator David Amram said, drawing out his As and Os mimicking Jacks New England lilt. Thats what he did, he used the house to take care of his mother, and to create. Today, 56 years later, another author with a different distin guishable accent sits in the same room at a small wooden desk, pictures of Kerouac now lining the whitewashed walls around him. A Mac laptop replaces Kerouacs boxy typewriter, and the room has been painted and cleaned, but the space is the same. Its perfect, its got a great creative vibe Id stay for three years if they let me, Michael Rands said. Rands has come from Johan nesburg, South Africa, to live and write within the walls once home to Jack Kerouacs eccentric creative processes as the current Writer-in-Residence at Kerouacs old College Park house. Hes the 43rd writer to reside on prem ises, each given three months free rent and food to concentrate on nothing but creating, keep ing Kerouacs legacy alive. The Kerouac Project, created in 1998 by a volunteer group of College Park neighbors, uses the Writersin-Residence program as a living tribute and cultural hallmark for Kerouac in the community, says founding board member Bob Ke -PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERWriter Michael Rands channels Jack Kerouac as the new writer-in-residence at Ker ouacs old College Park home, in which the famed beat author penned his famous works. Please see KEROUAC on page 2SARAH WILSON Observer Staff To learn more about the Kerouac Project, visit kerouacproject.org After adding six new programs in the last six months alone, the Art & History Museums Maitland is looking to expand its facil ity to match its growing offerings. On Jan. 28, A&H received pre liminary approval from the Mai tland City Council to remodel and expand its Germaine Marvel Building. The letter of support enabled A&H to apply for a $219,064 grant from Orange County Cul tural Facilities Funding to fund half the cost of the estimated 580-square-foot expansion. Pending funding approval in June, A&H Executive Director Andrea Bailey-Cox said the conserva tive goal for project completion is Sept. 1 of next year. This is really going to be an upgrade for not just ourselves but all the cultural partners we work with, Cox said. Its a really great step (toward our master plan) for us. The proposed remodel in cludes interior renovations to the original front studio part of the building, and an expansion to the back half, which was built in 1988. PHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERVisitors took a trip back in time at the Winter Park Histori cal Museums exhibit Growing Up Wildcat which debuted on Jan. 25 with themes that took former and current students and staff through the schools 90 years of existence. Above, Frank and Patricia Johnson take a look at a historical timeline of the school. Left, Susan Skoleld, who organized the exhibit, calls bad students into the principals ofce. The exhibition continues through December. A&H could grow againSARAH WILSON Observer Staff Wildcat memories

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Following an article published in the Sentinel documenting his would have been Kerouacs 75th birthday, members of the College Park community came together to save the then-in-shambles bunga low that once served as the scene for Kerouacs story. With funding from private chapter of the Kerouac Houses story began. Summer Rodman, original and current Kerouac Project board member, said the group slowly worked to restore the home to its humble glory. Two bedrooms and 1,200 square feet only half of that equating to where Kerouac lived with his mother. The house was previously split in half as a rental, the pair having lived in the one-bedroom back of the now 88-year-old home. Kealing said the Kerouac Proj ect team worked to bring Jacks world back to life in recreating at 1950s environment for new writers to live. From retro-styled pat terned blue chairs in the living room, to the rotary phone and Polaroid camera adorning vintage wood shelving units its a beat writers world transported to the present. Its reminiscent of the time period. And seeing as hes kind of a beat legend, the beat writer, you dont want it to be too cozy, too comfy, too perfect. Its nice for it to be kind of rustic the way it is. Theres that continuity there for residents while theyre here, Kealing said. David Amram, who knew Ker ouac from before his fame and Road book, as he called it, were published, said his old friend would be proud of the project now functioning in his name. just a little place where he strug gled so hard I cant imagine he wouldnt be thrilled that this is the way his name is being used just as he wanted to make a contribution as a writer, Amram said. He was using his success, reputation and beautiful books that he wrote as a way to enable others to make a contribution.Power of the projectTheres a lot of really impor tant history, not only with the Ker ouac House or the Kerouac Proj ect, but also to Kerouacs legacy. He saw some really good produc tive times here, Kealing said. From stories of weeks-long writing binges, to being so broke when On the Road was released that an old girlfriend had to wire him $40 for bus fare from Orlando to New York City so he could get to town for inter views and reviews, Kealing said the house worked as the backdrop for some of Kerouacs most formative writing years. Amram said Kerouac struggled with his newfound fame as the 1950s came to a close, the proclaimed bard of the beat generation uncomfortable with the accompanying crown. He said to me one day, Davey, theyre not reviewing my new books, he said, Im not a king of anything, Im an author why dont they review my books? Amram recalls. Kerouac, originally from Low ell, Mass., was a low-key, conser vative, Catholic guy, Amram said, who just wanted to write plain and simple. Outside of that, an addiction to alcohol would falter that simplicity, and eventually contribute to his death at 47 in 1969. Summer Rodman said keeping true to that simplicity has been key in keeping the Kerouac Proj rightful tribute to Jack. Our secret is that weve just kept it very simple. I think its such a great testament to small, grassroots neighborhood type projects, she said. Now with a worldwide network or writers more than 40 strong, Kealing said the Kerouac Project has grown bigger than he ever imagined in the begin ning, receiving up to 150 applica tions for its Writers-in-Residence program each session. It truly is an example of what a grassroots group of likeminded people can doits a diverse group thats done a really won derful thing and theyve all vol unteered their time. And I think we realize this kind of a wonder ful legacy project that we hope will be around in College Park for a long, long time, Kealing said. In November 2012, the Ker ouac House was voted to the list of the National Register of Historic Places, an honor placing it along the likes of Ernest Hemingways home in the Florida Keys, and Zora Neale Hurstons house in Fort Pierce. Amram said hes traveled the world visiting the small humble homes where so many artists, from Beethoven to Mozart, Shake speare to Hemingway, created their greatest works. The College Park Kerouac House, he said, is that place for his friend Jack. You can get a sense of these wonderful artists and show that they were real people with real problems and real struggles, and they created and left us some thing so beautiful, Amram said. In this case you can go to a little place in College Park and see how a man with at typewriter was able to change the whole face of literature and the world as we know it.KEROUAC | Home restored to the spartan writing den that inspired the progenitor of the beat generation CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGEPHOTOS COURTESY OF DAVID AMRAM

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Page 3 Saturday, Feb. 2, the fourth Honor the Badge Ceremony was held at the Asbury United Meth odist Church in Maitland. The event was conducted at the lake side worship site under perfect skies and beautiful weather. The event was organized by sponders in the community. Local invited as well. The ceremony opened with an invocation by pastor Scott Harris, and then the FD and PD honor guards posted the colors. A member of the Orlando Fire Department Pipes and Drums Corps, Lt. Mike Stallings, played the bag pipes. This opening was followed by several patriotic songs performed by Chris Kovic from Asbury Unit ed Methodist. Maitlands Fire Chief Kim Neisler spoke about the chaplain program and then there was a special presentation of a collectable challenge coin printed with the Lords Prayer made to the chaplains. As members of the Honor Pastor Brian Pikalow read aloud to the Honorable Mayor Howard presented to the family of one of those fallen heroes. Visiting pastors Todd Lamphere from First Baptist Church in Altamonte Springs and Andy Searles from Aloma Methodist Church provided insight about them. The ceremony was followed by a cookout, and fun and games were in place for the attendees and their families to enjoy as well. This was a great day of cama raderie for all.City Council Agenda of Feb. 11The Maitland City Council meets the second and fourth Mon day of the month at 6:30 p.m. The next meeting is scheduled for Feb. 11 in the Council Chambers, 1776 Independence Lane. Below is the agenda for that meeting. Special Presentation: Dunkin DonutsConsent Agenda: Jan. 28 Adjustment Minutes of Sept. 27, 2012 course South Extension levard 6-Lane Alternative Area Program Agreement Supple ment #3 Contracts CRA Decision Items: Collison Funeral HomeDiscussion Items: Partners For updates, please check our website at itsmymaitland.com and caterers, as well as beer, wine and desserts Live Auction Foundation for distribution to local charities KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland r rfntbWe offer Full-Day Infant Care and Childcare Year-Round, Preschool Classes, Summer Camp, and much more! rfntbrn n n Maitland City TalkBY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR City of Maitland chaplains host Honor the Badge 2013 2013 After the Cliff Presented in partnership with Observe r Winter Park / Maitland Tuesday, February 26, 2013 PANEL DISCUSSION Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship at Rollins College The Real Estate Consortium, Inc. Rollins College MBA Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission Reservations at winterpark .org or call (407) 644-8281 Additional support provided by: Hosted by:

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Page 5 CRA & City Commission meetingThere will be a CRA meeting Monday, Feb. 11, at 2 p.m. in City Hall Commission Chambers. The City Commission will meet at 3:30 p.m. for its regularly scheduled meeting. Below are a few topics of interest:Mayors Report Park Chamber of Commerce to area schools from the 2012 pancake breakfast fundraiser. presentation to Earl Hoffman, me ter systems manager.Non-Action Items herbicide-resistant hydrilla.Consent Agenda 1/28/2013. and solicitations (complete list can be found at cityofwinterpark. org/ccpackets). 845 W. New England Ave. to the Hannibal Square Community family homes.Action Items Requiring Discussion grounding ProgramPublic Hearings public hearing to discuss under grounding of electric/CATV fa cilities for properties abutting Via Salerno/Via Capri. nances related to 500 E. Lake Sue Ave. nance regarding the repeal of su permajority needed for adoption of ordinances. nance amending Chapter 58 Land Development Code Ar ticle I, Comprehensive Plan in the Future Land Use Element so as to add new policy text and Fu ture Land Use category restricted and limited to parking lot use to correspond to the Parking Lot Zoning District. nance amending Chapter 58, Land Development Code, Ar ticle III Zoning to amend Sec tion 58-80 Parking Lot District so as to provide design standards for parking lots in proximity to resi dential property. sions full agenda on the home page of cityofwinterpark.org un der Whats New > City Commis sion Agenda.Train station groundbreaking The city, in partnership with Amtrak, the Federal Transit Administration, and Florida Depart ment of Transportation, will break ground on the new station to ser vice Amtrak & SunRail Feb. 13, at 11:30 a.m. The ceremony will take place just south of the current Amtrak station at 150 W. Morse Blvd. Featuring Craftsman-style ar chitecture, the new station will include ADA-compliant public restrooms, a new, warm lobby, and elements of art including the Art in Transit concept recently approved by the City Commission. Construction of the new station begins this month with an expected grand opening in winter 2013. Special thanks to PartyTrains.com for providing the use of their min iature trackless train at this special event. For more information, please make plans to attend or visit cityofwinterpark.org > Info at your Fingertips > Amtrak & Sun Rail Information.Personalize a brick for future MLK monument The city is proud to honor the legacy of one of the worlds most Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK). Residents and visitors are encour aged to unite in this tribute by purchasing and personalizing one or more bricks to become part of the monument at the entrance to the newly dedicated MLK Park located at 1050 W. Morse Blvd. We invite you to take this oppor tunity to participate in the brick ing project to leave an everlasting tribute to Dr. King and his values in honor of a loved one, friend or family member. To purchase a brick, please complete the form located at cityofwinterpark.org > Depart ments > Parks & Recreation > Martin Luther King Jr. Park, or in person at the community center located at 721 W. New England Ave. For more information, please call 407-599-3334. Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and watch us on Vimeo. (877) 302-6713www.fortiscollege.edu 1573 W. Fairbanks Ave. Winter Park, FL For consumer information visit www.fortis.edu Prepare to become aCAREER OPPORTUNITIES Sip & Stroll With Your Sweetheart!Experience the charm and romance of Park Avenue and enjoy appetizer and beverage samples at more than 25 local merchants.Reservations at or call 407-644-8281 Supported by An Afternoon of Music and Romance with Michael Andrew and Swingerhead in Downtown Winter Park For additional information visit www.ExperienceParkAvenue.com or call 407.644.8281. Concert in Central Park M i h l A d d S i h d i D t W i t P k A A n n A A f f t t e e r r n n o o o o n n o o f f M M u u s s i i c c a a n n d d R R o o m m a a n n c c e e w w i i t t h h This free concert is made possible by the Park Avenue Merchants Assosication & Winter Park Chamber of Commerce. Special thanks to: Winter Park City TalkBY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER

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Page 6 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 Happy Valentines Day! Re member to spoil that special someone. Regardless of your taste or budget, Baldwin Park has something for everyone. Look ing for something quick to eat? Subway or Five Guys both have great food. Want something a little romantic? Make reservations at Seito Sushi, Jacks Steakhouse, Chi Pan Asian, Co libri or La Bella Luna. Top off your evening with a glass of wine at Uptown Park Wine Bar or WineStyles. Craving something sweet? Farris and Fosters for some chocolate or Delish for some frozen yogurt can end your evening. Whatever you decide to do, enjoy! Saturday, Feb. 9 the Orlando Chili Cookoff will be held from noon to 6 p.m. at Orlando Festival Park right outside of Baldwin Baldwin Park and has grown in size so much that it had to move to a larger venue this year. Come out to Festival Park and enjoy chili samples, live music, a craft beer tent, Brighthouse Networks Kids Zone with the Adrenaline jousting, a bungee run and more. The Kids Zone will also feature interactive DJ Renee Adams, who entertains the whole crowd with dancing, singing, games, and skits, and The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens will show case some of its animals. Visit or landochilicookoff.com On Friday, Feb. 15, Movies in the Park will begin at 7 p.m. on the green in front of Barnies. Bring your lawn chairs and grab some food from one of the local eateries while enjoying Lady and the Tramp, sponsored by McKinley Properties and Baldwin Park area businesses. On Saturday, Feb. 16, the third annual Ty Lewis Cancer Foundation Unite for Life Challenge Walk will be at 9:30 a.m. The event bendation whose purpose is to help those who have a family member that has been diagnosed with, or tion begins at 9:30 a.m., and the walk begins at 10 a.m., and also of cool prizes. For more informa tion, visit thetylewiscancerfoun dation.weebly.com ( ( Mark your calendars for the sixth annual Doggie Derby on March 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Corrine Commons in front of Grace Hopper Hall. Visit doggie derby.com for more information. Susan ComiskyBaldwin Park TalkV-Day fun and more in Baldwin Park

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Page 7 FEATURING ...... AND MUCH MORE! A Premier Flooring Source 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.comWinter Clearance 25% to 50% all artwork! Sale Sale Sale Sale Calendar FEB. 7The Bruce K. Gould Foundation will host the ninth annual Bruce Gould Poker event on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Home Builders Association in Maitland, located at 544 Mayo Ave. There will be a dinner at 6 p.m. and the tourna ment starts at 7 p.m. Call 407-645-5933, extension 259, or visit orlandojcc.org for more information on this event. Five writers from around the world will take part in the 2013 Winter With the Writers, A Festival of the Literary Arts at Rollins College. Afternoon master classes and evening readings will take place on the Rollins College campus on four con secutive Thursdays, beginning on Feb. 7. Visit rollins.edu/winterwiththewriters for more information. SoNapa Grille, located at 640 S. Orange Ave. in Maitland, will sponsor Char ity Wine Tasting on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. to support local non-prot Project Walk Orlando, which is dedicated to those living with spinal cord injury (SCI). Call Liza Perla-Riedel, founder and executive director of Project Walk Or lando, at 407-571-9974 or visit project walkorlando.org for more information.FEB. 8A&H Associates will present Culture & Cocktails on Friday, Feb. 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Germaine Marvel Building. Guests can enjoy an art show of works by popular artist Victor Bokas and music by Gypsy Bluez, sponsored by Performing Arts of Maitland. In addition, guests can enjoy food from Allans Jerk Shack food truck, literary readings by Maitland Poets & Writers, and popcorn from The Enzian. Admission to the event is free to A&H members, and $5 for not-yet-members. An opening reception for the work of Anna Tomczak will be held Feb. 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. The reception will take place in conjunction with Culture & Cocktails, which takes place in A&Hs Germaine Marvel Building, located across the street. Admission is free for A&H members and $5 for not-yet-members. The $5 admis sion includes a complimentary drink ticket. Call 407-539-2181 or visit Ar tandHistory.org for more information on these events. In partnership with the Orange County SHINE Program, the Maitland Senior Center, located at 345 Maitland Avenue South will offer free unbiased Medicare counseling on Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. The Morse Museum, located at 445 N. Park Ave. in Winter Park, will have several events on Feb. 8 for visitors to attend. A movie, music, ameworking art demonstration and tour of the museum will ll the day. Call 407-645-5311 or visit morsemuseum.org for more information.FEB. 9Harry P. Leu Gardens will host a Seed Swap on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 9 a.m. to noon. Those who have extra seeds can bring them to the free Seed Swap. The Visit leugardens.org for more information.FEB. 10 The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park will feature Quink, a Dutch vocal ensemble known around the world, on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. at the Tiedtke Concert Hall, located at Rollins College on 1000 Holt Ave. in Winter Park. Tickets range from $35 to $50. Call the box ofce at 407-646-2182 or visit BachFestivalFlorida.org for more information.FEB. 12Coffee Time at the Chamber will take place Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Maitland Chamber, located at 110 N. Maitland Ave. The event is free for mem bers and $5 for visitors. Call 407-6440741 for more information on this event. Business after Hours will take place Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Savannah Court of Maitland, located at 1303 W. Maitland Blvd. Call 407-6453990 for more information on this event. FEB. 13The city of Winter Park will break on the new Amtrak & SunRail station, just south of the current Amtrak station, located at 150 W. Morse Blvd., on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 11:30 a.m. Visit cityofwinterpark. org for more information. Visit www.wpmobserver.com/ events/search for more details. Send submissions to ibabcock@ turnstilemediagroup.com FEB. 10: V-Day concert The Valentine Concert in Central Park, sponsored by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, Park Avenue Merchants Associa tion, and Michael Andrew, lead singer of Swinger head, will take place Feb. 10 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Central Park Stage, lo cated at 401 S. Park Ave. in Winter Park. The event is free, and guests can enjoy music from Andrew and Swingerhead. Call 407644-8281 or visit experienceparkavenue.com for more information on this event.

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Page 8 Lifestyles Family Calendar Need To Sell Your House? (855) 755-1818 Just Want Out Behind on Payments Job Transfer or Loss Tired of Being a Landlord Need Repairs Facing Foreclosure Vacant / Abandoned www.Circle18Homes.com CASH $$$ QUICK CLOSE ANY PRICE RANGE ANY CONDITION ANY SITUATION As a little girl in 1940s Win ter Park, Minnie Boyer Woodruff would head to work with her mom in the summer, cleaning Rol lins College professors homes. Her mom would send her in to degrees. When she was done with that, her mom would always tell her to go back and read them, and look at them very closely. Those accolades on the walls, she said, were what she wanted for her daughter. I want you to have an easier life than I had, and your ticket to an easier life is to go to college, Woodruff remembers her mother saying. Now, Woodruff has her own degrees and awards in her own of and was an elementary school principal for decades. That was no easy feat growing up a black child and woman in the s and s in the South. Impossible, some might say. But she did it, and so did her six brothers and sisters. Theyve got 19 degrees between was never a question of whether or not they would go to college, but where, Woodruff said. What is it that says I wont be denied, that inner calling, she out during any endeavor in her life, be it her marriage, career or raising her two daughters. She recently published a memoir, My Doctors Can See You Now: A life growing up in Winter Park and how she was raised with a strength of character and deter mination that she passed onto her own daughters. Both are now doc tors, her oldest Dr. Edythe Wood ruff Stewart is a surgeon, and the younger Dr. Conchita WoodruffJohnson is an obstetrician gyne cologist. Woodruff said her memoir isnt a rags to riches story, but a mothers story. Its a story about dent enough to take the road less traveled a tradition, it seems, in Woodruffs family. It wasnt easy for either of the sisters to be black but they persevered. And their mother never questioned that they could do it; it was just in the genes to never give up. I could do and be anything I wanted to, Stewart said of her upbringing. There were never any boundaries put up. The sisters success, Johnson said, all started with their grand parents. Their ambition and their drive and their determination to make their lives better trickled down through the generations, she said. Both daughters hope to share that same philosophy with their own children, along with some of their moms other rules for raising children: sharing new experienc -PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERMinnie Boyer Woodruffs family had 19 degrees between them, ve with doctorates. Now shes passed that determination on to her daughters, who are practicing physicians. Shes written a book about her experience, My Doctors Can See You Now: A Mothers Story. Please see DOCTORS on page 9Living with determinationMinnie Boyer Woodruff overcame obstacles as a black woman in the s by heading to college, and passed that determination on to her two daughters, who both became medical doctorsBRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff FEB. 7Ding! Bikes of Winter Park will introduce state-of-the-art electric bicycles and tricycles on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the main building at the Downtown Winter Park Farmers Mar ket, located at 200 W. New England Ave. Visitors can take a test-ride of the latest e-bikes from brand-name manufacturers, like Polaris and EGBikes, or bring a bike or tricycle to get motorized. This event is free. Those who mention this entry will receive a free gift. Contact 407-875-3464 or visit dingbikes.com for more in formation on this Electric Bicycle & Tricycle event. FEB. 9The 11th annual Orlando Folk Fes tival will take place Saturday, Feb. 9, and Sunday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Sculpture Garden of The Mennello Museum of American Art, located at 900 E. Princeton St. in Orlando. Call 407-426-4278 or visit orlandofolkfestival.wordpress.com for more information. JCC Maitland, located at 851 N. Mai tland Ave., will host Havdalah and Hoops on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 6 to 9 p.m. The event will begin with a ukele-led service, followed by a night lled with food, basketball and games. Hillel@UCF students will be referees for the evening. The event is open to Jewish teens in grades 6-12. Contact Lory or Lauren, or call 407-645-5933 for more information on this event. The fourth annual Orlando Chili Cook-Off, with the people that put on the annual Nathans Hot Dog Eat ing Contest in Coney Island, will host Orlandos rst and only World Chili Eating Challenge on Feb. 9, from noon to 6 p.m. at Festival Park Orlando, located at 2911 E. Robinson St. Renowned eater Joey Chestnut will be among the competitors and there are still spots open for Orlando locals to chow for charity and compete for the total purse worth $3,500, with the rst-prize winner taking home $1,750. Visit orlandochilicookoff.com for more information.FEB. 10The Bach Festival Society of Win ter Park will feature Quink, a Dutch vocal ensemble known around the world, on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 3 p.m. at the Tiedtke Concert Hall, located at Rollins College on 1000 Holt Ave. in Winter Park. Tickets range from $35 to $50. Call the box ofce at 407646-2182 or visit BachFestivalFlorida. org for more information on this event. Music at the Casa will continue with The Olde Noyse, a musical xture in the Central Florida area for well over a decade in chamber music settings, both vocal and instrumental, on Feb. 10 from noon to 3 p.m. at Casa Feliz, located at 656 N. Park Ave. in Winter Park. Visit oldenoyse.com for more in formation on this event.ONGOING The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle plays through Feb. 24 at the Orlando Repertory Theatre. The production is perfect for all ages and will be per formed in the style of Disneys The Lion King or Animal Kingdoms Find ing Nemo: The Musical, with all of Dr. Dolittles animal friends portrayed by live actors with puppets. Visit Orland orep.com for more information. Send submissions to ibabcock@ turnstilemediagroup.com

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Page 9 es, valuing education, spending quality time with each child and letting them be themselves and try new things. And of course, family portant to their grandparents. Growing up in Winter ParkThe Boyers didnt have much, but they had each other. The family of 10, plus a dog, lived on the west side of Winter Park on Doug las Avenue in a three-room home. While there werent any black men or women who had gone to college living in the familys town to look to for inspiration, the eight children had their parents to en courage them. Both were domes tic workers with an elementary school education. Her mother was her father was an intellectual art ist. Woodruff says she got her wit from her mother, whom no one questioned especially not her father and her smarts from her father, who would write stories and poems and advise the men in town on politics. Religion, community and education were the top priorities in their home, which meant taking to heart and respect ing every bit of information their teachers gave. And they did, ev or second in their classes at Hun gerford High School. Poor kids dont have things, but we have our minds, Woodruff said. One moment that Woodruff will never forget, and what stoked vited to Rollins College with her Girl Scout troop when she was 11. They went in back doors, con stantly supervised at this point in the schools history the only black people there were servants, Woodruff said. But that didnt matter to her. Those stately build ings shed gazed up at as an out sider, she was now surrounded by. Now I was inside, she said. I wanted to be a part of that. And she and her whole family made sure they were a part of it, against all obstacles. Over 40 quality antique, vintage and collectible dealers will be included in this event. Central Floridas most charming antique market makes it difcult to leave without a little something! www.lilylace.comLily Lace Antique Market is hosting a SIDEWALK SALESunday, February 10 from 10 a.m. 4 p.m. 445 north park avenue winter park, orida 32789 (407) 645-5311 www.morsemuseum.org follow us on Opens February 12An exhibition of more than 100 objects from the Morse collection exploring nature, sensuality, and metamorphosis with the lively line and organic form of the international art phenomenon of 1900. Free admission Fridays 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Find I LUV Winter Park merchandise and local art at ILUVParkAvenue.com407-539-3977 rfffntbrrbtn n n n n n n ntr rfn trbftr rf nnnnn To learn more about Minnie Boyer Woodruff and where to nd her book, visit minnieboyerwoodruff.comDOCTORS | Family is full of Ph.Ds from the citys west side CONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 Their ambition and their drive and their determination to make their lives better trickled down through the generations.

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Page 18 Email Freddy Groves at columnreply@ gmail.com 2013 King Features Synd. Inc. LENTEN SCHEDULE:Feb. 13 Ash Wednesday ............................Mass: 7:00pm Feb. 15 Bible Study-Satan .....................................7:00-9:00pm Feb. 17 1st Sunday of Lent ........................Mass: 11:00am Feb. 22 Bible Study-Judas ....................................7:00-9:00pm Feb. 24 2nd Sunday of Lent .......................Mass: 11:00am Joels 1st Session ....................................7:00-9:00pm March 1 Bible Study-Annas ....................................7:00-9:00pm March 3 3rd Sunday of Lent........................Mass: 11:00am March 8 Bible Study-Caiaphas ...............................7:00-9:00pm March 10 4th Sunday of Lent........................Mass: 11:00am March 15 Bible Study-Peter .....................................7:00-9:00pm March 17 5th Sunday of Lent........................Mass: 11:00am March 22 Bible Study-Herod ....................................7:00-9:00pm March 24 Palm Sunday .................................Mass: 11:00am Joels 2nd Session ...................................7:00-9:00pm March 28 Holy Thursday Liturgy ....................Mass: 7:00pm At Holy Angels (joint Parish Mass) March 29 Good Friday Liturgy ..................................7:00pm March 30 Easter Vigil/Holy Saturday ........................7:00pm March 31 Easter Sunday ...............................Mass: 11:00pmST. DOROTHY CATHOLIC COMMUNITYLove Without Judgment FRIDAYS 7:00pm to 9:00pm$5.00 St. Dorothy Catholic Community 301 New England Avenue Winter Park, FL 32790Open to any and all interestedEmail: jprorio3@embarqmail. com for more information series of witnesses comes forward in this Bible study to give testimony about their experiences with the accused -Jesus Christ. Throughout their accounts place in the defendants chair. LENTEN BIBLE STUDY IN SIX SESSIONS St. Dorothy Catholic CommunitypresentsINSIGHT3-part series by Medium & Clairvoyant JoelJoin us for one or all three relaxing evenings exploring Spirituality, Science, Humanity & Faith Open to AllPart 1 Sunday Feb. 24th 7-9pmJESUS Before, During & AfterPart 2 Sunday, March 24th 7-9pmLIFE What does it all mean?Part 3 Sunday April 28th 7-9pmWILL So what do we do now?Stay tuned for details about the event topics and bio on JoelFor details, contact Fr. James F. Prorio-Bond, jprorio3@ embarqmail.com or Joel, joelthemedium@gmail.com What are the real Pros and Cons of a Reverse Mortgage? Why wouldnt I want a Reverse Mortgage? What is the expected rate vs the initial interest rate? How much equity do I have in my home? Get all your questions answered by talking with a Reverse Mortgage Broker who has been originating Reverse Mortgage loans for 9 years. FHA insured HECM for Purchases and Refinance.Call or email Kathy Krug, Your Orlando area Expert!Kathy Krug First Class Mortgage Services Inc. 407 Lake Howell Rd, Suite #103 Maitland, FL 407.695.9739 kathyakrug@gmail.com NMLS #941740 Is a Reverse Mortgage for Me? r rfntb t trbt trnnt trbttt r rfffnttb bttrtrt tnttrbrbtbbr trtrb b Most Older People Have DiverticulosisDEAR DR. DONOHUE:I am a 78-year-old female,active and in good health or so I thought. I eat right and never smoked or drank alcohol. Yesterday,a colonoscopy showed severe diverticulosis. The doctor prescribed Benefiber,then left and never returned. I am stunned. What do I do now? Will I have this forever? Am I unhealthy? How does one develop diverticulosis? What the difference between osisand itis? S.K. ANSWER:Your world isnt collapsing. Youre healthy. Youll have diverticulosis forever. By age 60,half of the people in North America have it. By age 80,two-thirds have it. A diverticulum is a bulge of the inner colon lining through the colons muscular wall to its outer surface. A diverticulum looks like a small soap bubble. Its only 1/5 to 2/5 inches (0.5 to 1 cm) in diameter. You can thank our diet for diverticulosis. We refine flour and throw away its bran the outer coat of grain. In countries where whole grains (including the bran) are commonly used,diverticulosis is a rarity. Bran and other fiber hold water in undigested food. Without fiber,the food residue dries and becomes hard. The colon muscles have to generate a great deal of force to keep it moving. That force causes the colon lining to pop through the colon wall as a diverticulum. For most,diverticulosis is a silent condition that remains silent for life. For a few,the diverticulum breaks and causes a local infection in the colon diverticulitis. The pain of a diverticulitis attack is usually felt in the lower left corner of the abdomen, and sometimes people have fever and chills along with the pain. The attack is treated by resting the tract and by giving antibiotics. Were supposed to get 30 grams of fiber a day. Fruits (especially those with edible skins),many vegetables and whole-grain products are the source of dietary fiber. If people cannot get enough fiber in their diet,then commercial products like the one youre taking fill the gap. Metamucil, Perdiem,Citrucel and Fiberall are other examples. The booklet on diverticulosis explains the ins and outs of this very common disorder. To order a copy, write:Dr. Donohue No. 502W,Box 536475,Orlando,FL 32853-6475. Enclose a check or money order (no cash) for $4.75 U.S./$6 Canada with the recipients printed name and address. Please allow four weeks for delivery. *** DEAR DR. DONOHUE:My husband has chronic blepharitis and frequently develops hard buildups in both eyes that cause great discomfort. The doctor must remove them two times a month. What can be done to prevent them? S.R. ANSWER:Blepharitis (BLEF-uhRYE-tiss) is inflammation of the eyelid margins,which become red and crusty. The crust can build up into hard deposits. A twice-a-day program of lid cleansing might eliminate the crusts. Have your husband apply warm compresses (a wet washcloth) to closed lids for five to 10 minutes and then massage the lids. After the massage,he cleanses the lid margins with a cotton-tipped applicator dipped in a solution of one part baby shampoo and one part water. The doctor might have to prescribe an antibiotic ointment. *** Dr. Donohue regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but he will incorporate them in his column whenever possible. Readers may write him or request an order form of available health newsletters at P.O. Box 536475,Orlando,FL 328536475.2009 North America Synd.,Inc. All Rights ReservedHow Does Your Hospital Rate?It really DOES matter what hospital you go to when you need care. Your life could depend on it. So says the seventh annual study by HealthGrades. This is the same group that tracks doctors,hospitals and nursing homes and assigns a grade for the level of care. Its latest study reveals that your risk of death can be cut as much as 27 percent if you get your care at a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence.To get that designation,a hospital has to pass a long list of criteria. The HealthGrades Web site [www.healthgrades.com] lists by state all of the Distinguishedhospitals. You can search (for free) for grades on a given hospital for any of dozens of medical conditions. Look for Research Hospitals on the front screen of the Web site. Its when you want a full report on a hospital that you have to pay a fee. Youll also have to pay a fee to check out a specific doctor or nursing home it costs money for the report. A much easier way to check on a hospital or doctor is on the governments Health and Human Services website [www.hospitalcompare.hhs .gov]. The HHS layout lets you compare multiple hospitals,right on the same screen. The information is very comprehensive,too. For example,one question concerns the percent of surgery patients who were given an antibiotic at the right time,within one hour before surgery. This is a small detail maybe,but crucial to ones recovery. To find out if there is a Distinguishedhospital in your area,check the HealthGrades Web site and then search for details at the HHS site. Still,if youre facing a major medical issue,perhaps paying for the HealthGrades report would give you needed extra information. Matilda Charles regrets that she cannot personally answer reader questions,but will incorporate them into her column whenever possible. Write to her in care of King Features Weekly Service,P.O. Box 536475, Orlando,FL 32853-6475,or send email to columnreply@gmail.com.2009 King Features Synd.,Inc. King Features Weekly ServiceMarch 2-8, 2009 By Samantha MazzottaReusing Wood for FlooringQ:Ive been watching some home-improvement shows on television lately that advocate greenbuilding techniques, including reusing wood from other structures for a homes wood flooring,rather than buying new. What do you think about this trend,and how do I go about doing this? Larry in Tempe,Ariz.A:Recycled wood flooring is a good trend,in my opinion, because rather than chopping down live trees to supply the hardwood for your floor,wood from many types of disused structures or other sources of salvaged lumber can be remilled to give it a second life. There is some concern that the current stock of highquality salvaged wood will run out eventually,but no timetable has been given for that. Recycled hardwood is often of better quality than new hardwoods. Its been curing for many years,resulting in a tighter grain and more stability. Also, much of the current stock of recycled wood originally came from oldgrowth forests,most of which either no longer exist or are protected,and so youre getting high-quality denseness and stability that most new woods cant match. One thing it is not,however,is cheap. Recycled hardwood costs much more than new (Toolbase Services estimates that it runs about $5.75 to $11 per square foot,while new oak flooring runs about $3 per square foot). Recycled wood also must be installed by a professional. Despite the cost,recycled wood tends to be beautiful and durable and a nice conversation piece at parties. If youre interested in having it installed, many flooring contractors are able to procure and install recycled wood. You should check with more than one contractor,though,get estimates,and ideally work with someone who specializes in recycled wood-flooring installation. Send questions or home-repair tips to homeguru2000@hotmail.com,or write This Is a Hammer,c/o King Features Weekly Service,P.O. Box 536475,Orlando,FL 32853-6475.2009 King Features Synd.,Inc.All types of wood floors need the same type of care: Wipe up liquid spills immediately, dont use harsh cleaners or oil soaps,and sweep,dust mop or vacuum regularly to prevent grit from dulling the finish.Dogs Help Vets Cope With PTSDTheres new ammo in the hunt for a fix for post-traumatic stress disorder. For some veterans,the answers lie in dogs. But not just any dogs. Specially trained dogs are being given to some veterans suffering from PTSD,and in many cases,its working. When out in public,the dogspresence invites social conversation,yet they will place themselves physically between someone approaching and the veteran,who is likely to still be leery of contact. With the dogs,veterans find that theyre able to leave home without fear and can slowly transition to a more normal life. Many of the dogs are trained in prisons in the Puppies Behind Bars program,where they spend a year with specially trained prisoners [www.puppiesbehindbars.com]. To turn the tables a bit,a group called Paws for Purple Hearts [www.assistancedog.org] allows veterans with PTSD to become trainers for dogs that will assist veterans with physical disabilities. Run by Bergin University in California,the Paws program gives a needed sense of purpose to veterans with PTSD,as well as the grounding and self-worth that come from knowing theyre working to help someone else. In this case its a veteran with physical disabilities. For more information,call PPH at 707545-3647 ext. 28. Steps also are being taken to head PTSD off at the pass,again using dogs. Combat Stress Teams in Iraq and Afghanistan are shipped over with therapy dogs that quickly become popular with service personnel. The dogs serve,among other things,as icebreakers and stress relievers,inviting conversations that might otherwise not take place. For a real treat,do an Internet search for Boe and Budge,two therapy dogs that were sent to Iraq with a stress team. Write to Freddy Groves in care of King Features Weekly Service,P.O. Box 536475,Orlando,FL 328536475,or send e-mail to columnreply@gmail.com.2009 King Features Synd.,Inc. King Features Weekly ServiceMarch 2-8, 2009 Penalties Bob Adams is president of A SafeHarbor, a rm specializing in assisting families in having a calm retirement when faced with stormy nancial waters. Visit aSafeHarbor.com or call 407-644-6646 for more information.TAX | Big penalties for forgetting RMDs CONTINUED FROM PAGE 13BustedSeven tips to avoid the u! Matilda Charles regrets that she cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incorporate them into her column whenever possible. Write to her in care of King Features Weekly Service, P.O. 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Page 20 Feb. 7, 8 and 9 Tables Extra ExtraordinaireFeb. 8 to March 10 Donna Dowless and Audrey Phillips at the Grand Bohemian and Feb. 9 My Funny Valentine both Feb. 14 to March 24 Dr. Seusss The Cat in the Hat Feb. 15 and 16 Clued In at the Ballet both Feb. 15 to March 3 The 78th annual Bach Festival of Winter Park Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and ne art curator. He is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. Garrick can be reached at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407-522-3906.Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar FEATURING THE BACH FESTIVAL CHOIR AND ORCHESTRAAT ROLLINS COLLEGE SINCE 1935 rfntbfb Fri |rf | 8:00 pm ntb Fri |r | 7:30 pm Sat |r | 7:30 pm nbtb Sat | | 7:30 pm n Sun | | 3:00 pm Bach Festival Society programs are made possible through earned income, grants, donations, and generous contributions from a variety of individuals and community partners. WED LIKE TO GIVE SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR 78TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL SPONSORS:Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation Martin Andersen-Gracia Andersen Foundation The Galloway Foundation 78TH ANNUAL BACH FESTIVAL fn r f This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater ANIMATED OSCAR SHORTS PROGRAM Fri-Sun 4:00, 6:30 Mon-Thu 6:30 Saturday Matinee Classics: WHEN HARRY MET SALLY Sat Noon LIVE ACTION OSCAR SHORTS PROGRAM Fri 1:00, 9:00 Sat-Mon 9:00 Wed-Thu 9:00 Valentines Day Brunch & Film THE WAY WE WERE Sun 10:00am Cult Classics: MANHATTAN Only $5! Tue 9:30 Enzian is for Lovers! 866-314-3769AIRLINES ARE HIRING

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Page 21 Opinions Chris Jepson PerspectivesLouis Roney Play On! About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) 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.USAt the dance Methuselah muses Charlie Egerton is one of the founding shareholders of the law rm of Dean, Mead, Egerton, Bloodworth, Capouano & Bozarth, P.A. in Orlando. He is the former chair of the American Bar Associations Section of Taxation, the nations largest organization of tax lawyers. He can be reached at cegerton@deanmead.comLetter to the editor A taxing issue worth addressingCHARLIE EGERTON Guest WriterIts nearly impossible for us to dig out of our increasingly complex tax code. The average taxpayer stands no chance in comprehending it. This complexity has effectively shifted the tax burden disproportionately to middle class taxpayers who cant afford the services of tax attorneys and CPAs to help them through the tax thicket and lower their effective tax rates.

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Page 32 SATURDAY 1-4WATERBRIDGE HOME ON CULDE-SAC1300 Serena Drive, Winter Park. 2BD/2BA, 2,342SF. Full of natural light. Office/den with built-in cabinets could be converted to third bedroom. Large formal dining room, built-in bar, and large open family room with wood fireplace. French doors open to three court yards. Two car garage. $349,000TOWNHOME IN HEART OF WINTER PARK1263 Serena Drive, Winter Park. 3BD/3BA, 1,686SF. Bike or take a short drive to Park Avenue or downtown Baldwin Park. Twostory townhome with first floor bedroom currently used as a den. Private surround ings. Quiet, enclosed patio, replumbed, newer AC, new roof in 2004. Second floor deck opens from master bedroom. $269,000SUNDAY 1-4 NEW PRICE!ULTRA VISTA MAITLAND TOWNHOME1980 Kenaston Road, Maitland. 3BD/3BA, 1,696SF. Part of a quiet complex that backs to Lake Howell Creek conservation. Open floorplan, wood-burning fireplace, hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings. Down stairs guest bedroom with full bath. 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REWARD. 615-260-8295 LOST & FOUND CUTTING EDGE LOW COST MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELINGFREE BIOFEEDBACK & WHOLE BODY STRESS ASSESSMENT Individual, Group & Family Therapy including: *Sexual Abuse Survivors *Addictions *Domestic Violence *Single Parents *Court Ordered Assessments/Classes MEDICARE, MEDICAID & MOST INSURANCES ACCEPT ED*** SLIDING SCALE FEES BASED ON INCOME*** STRESS & ANXIETY CENTER OF CENTRAL FLORIDA (407)830-4755 HEALTH & MEDICAL LARGE GARAGEOversized, free-standing double bay ga rage w/long work bench area. Bathroom w/shower + separate room office. Per fect for housing antique cars or as an art studio. A/C + 800SF total. $600/mo. 1Yr lease minimum. Located on Circle Drive in Maitland. Sharon Strong (Strong and Company) (407) 399-6006 REAL ESTATE: FOR RENT 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 WP OFFICE FOR RENT1-2 PERSONLakemont & AlomaChase Bank Build ing. With two windows on first floorAp prox 10x12. 6-36 months. $600 per month. Internet included. 24 hour access. Additional space for assistant available for additional charge. Brio Real Estate, Licensed Real Estate Brokerage Compa ny. Call Lou Nimkoff, 407-405-3368. office@briofl.com REAL ESTATE: COMMERCIAL The Marketplace 903 Thunder Trail, MaitlandMaria VanWarner$235,000 248 Summer Place Loop, ClermontJeffrey and Barbara Friedman$173,000 420 Cherokee Drive, OrlandoMaryStuart Day and Megan Cross$499,000 1503 The Oaks Drive, MaitlandMaryStuart Day and Megan Cross$1,125,000 1917 Osprey Avenue, OrlandoLisa Fleming/Nancy Bagby Team$435,000 1250 South Denning Drive #F226, Winter ParkMaria VanWarner/ MaryStuart Day and Megan Cross$72,500 7761 Debeaubien Drive, Orlando, FL 32835 sold by Sherri Dyer & Jenni Sloan 6560 Lake Burden View Drive, Windermere, FL 34786 sold by Jenni Sloan 1055 Druid Drive, Maitland, FL 32751 sold by Jennifer King 727 Braidwood Lane, Orlando, FL 32803 sold by Sherri Dyer OBSERVERJust Sold Homes MindGymFebruary 4, 2013 MindGymFebruary 4, 2013 Train ONLINE for Allied Health and Medical Management. Job placement assistance. Computer available. MEDICAL CAREERS BEGIN HERECall 888-203-3179www.CenturaOnline.com Sunday, February 10th: 104 N. Ranger Boulevard, Winter Park FL 327923 BR | 2 BA | 1,720 SF | $249,000Adorable Winter Park pines home! Newer AC, roof, electric, plumbing and windows! Updated kitchen, formal living room, dining room and family room with fireplace. 2 car garage and inside utilities. Hosted by: Catherine DAmico from 1-4 PM1345 Westchester Avenue, Winter Park FL 327893 BR | 3 BA | 2,102 SF | $507,000Fabulous entertaining home on acre of property with lush tropical landscaping! Granite counters, original wood floors and gas fireplace in the family room. Walls of French doors and windows allow the family room to join the relaxing, very private, pool area with lounging deck for sunning. Stroll into the Natural Florida landscaped grounds on the wooden walkway flanked with landscaped lighting. Located in soughtafter Orwin Manor neighborhood in between Winter Park and College park! Hosted by: Cyn Watson from 2-4 PM 521 Lightning Trail, Maitland FL 327514 BR | 2 BA | 2,100 SF | $349,000Completely renovated bright and open home on an oversized 92 x 28 lot. New kitchen featuring granite, stainless steel ap pliances, walk-in pantry and breakfast bar. Huge backyard is fenced, featuring a sun deck and a large, deep pool. A-rated schools and convenient location! Hosted by: Sherri Dyer from 1-4 PM OBSERVEROpen Houses