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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: 03-14-2013
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Winter Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Maitland (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Orange -- Winter Park
United States -- Florida -- Orange -- Maitland
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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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WPMOBSERVER.COM Twenty-nine ballot amend ments greeted voters at the polls in Maitland on Tuesday, and 27 of them passed. The massive ballot, described by Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles as the larg est hes ever seen, in cluded charter amend ments ranging from cilmembers for unlaw ful or unbecoming be havior, to preventing former mayors from But the sheer size of the ballot caused contention; with Coun cil candidate Charlie Adkins wife Debbie remarking that the large ballot may have kept voters away from the polls. That ballot included amend ments that appeared to be du plicates of other amendments, or simply related to spelling chang es, swelling the ballot. important, Councilwoman Linda Frosch said of numer ous housekeeping changes to the charter. We needed to make that document a tight er document. Today was the time to do it. Mayor Howard Schieferdecker said that he had heard multiple com plaints from voters that the large ballot was confusingly written I read the way they were writ Maitlands municipal election results had two candidates jump ing for joy Joy Goff-Marcil and John Lowndes were named the citys newest City Council mem bers. Monday night ended with a substantial lead for Lowndes, with 1,380 votes to challenger Charlie Adkins 532. For GoffMarcil, the race was tighter; she beat wellknown city volunteer and devel oper Renee Charlan by a mere 151 votes, ac cording to initial poll ing numbers. Im still shocked, Goff-Mar cil said, smiling as supporters swarmed in with congratulatory hugs. I knew I had a chance, but I dont think I ever let myself think that I had a real shot at win ning. Goff-Marcil, a local attorney, threw her name in late to the race compared with her competitor. She quickly garnered support with her slogan Ill listen to you. With her win, shell take over termed-out Councilwoman Bev Reponens seat for a threeyear term. Im going to keep that prom ise and listen to them, and Im shoes, and theyre certainly a big Sign-waving and constant campaigning now over, attorney and former city board member John Lowndes the victor for Seat 4 said he sees lots of study the seat currently held by Coun cilman Jeff Flowers and take over the remaining year of former Councilman Phil Bonus term. Im glad to know I have the support of so many people in Maitland. Now the task is to go do what they elected me to do, to protect the residents and the qualities they love about Mait land, Lowndes said. Both Lowndes and GoffMarcil will be sworn in to their seats at the April 22 City Coun cil meeting. Theyll join one of FINDING HAPPINESS IN HOLLAND LIFESTYLES, 11 Wine down Hannibal Square offered wine and a festive atmosphere in a one-night street party. CALENDAR, 9 Hows the home market? Winter Park and Maitland. HOME MAGNIFIER, 22 No stopping blind ex-cop An accident led this man to a life of inspiring and teaching others. LIFESTYLES, 10 COMMUNITY BULLETIN ............ 4 CALENDAR .................... 9 LIFESTYLES ................... 10 CULTURE ..................... 14 HOME MAGNIFIER .............. 20 OPINIONS .................... 23 CLASSIFIEDS .................. 24 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. 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 John and Joy win Maitland seats BY THE NUMBERS UNOFFICIAL VOTE COUNTS: Seat 3 Joy Goff-Marcil 1,043 Renee Charlan 892 Seat 4 John Lowndes 1,380 Charlie Adkins 532 To view the vote tallies for Maitland Council seats 3 and 4 and the 29 amendments, as well as voter turnout, visit tinyurl.com/ maitland2013 Please see ELECTION on page 7 SARAH WILSON Observer Staff PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Maitland voters braved a rainy morning and a massive ballot to cast their votes Tuesday. Please see AMENDMENTS on page 2 Nearly all Maitland amendments pass ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Candidates John Lowndes, left, and Joy Goff-Marcil won their respective council races in Maitland on election night Tuesday.

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Page 2 ten and it was terrible, Schiefer decker said. There were so many people complaining about the fact that they didnt understand them. Im actually surprised that so many of them passed. Usually when people dont understand something they vote no. Despite the large lapse in time between charter changes, many of the more sweeping changes directly addressed recent conten tious episodes on the Council. Recalling actions taken by for mer Mayor Doug Kinson, several strictions on mayors running for Amendment 3, which would pre vent the mayor from running for a City Council seat for one election cycle after serving two consecu tive terms, passed easily by a 79 percent to 21 percent margin. A nearly identical Amendment 5, stating that a candidate for mayor or Council has to wait an election cycle before being elected or ap an 81 percent to 19 percent mar gin. with a year remaining in his sec ond term as mayor to pursue candidacy for an Orange County Commission seat. Amendment 4 would have allowed him to serve a third term or to run for Coun cil if he had served two years or That passed by a 63 percent to 37 percent margin. Amendment 6, which either repeats or com bines similar language from other amendments governing candi date eligibility, passed by a 75 per cent to 25 percent margin. Im happy those passed, Schieferdecker said. If somebody resigns, its assumed theyve ful Doug resigned, he had a year to go. We have a rule in our city that says you have to wait a year be fore you can run again. What hap pened was he couldnt run again for two years. Hed have to wait a year before his term ended. Yet another amendment, num ber nine, regarding mayors leav a mayor vacates a seat, a new mayor will be elected at the next scheduled municipal election. That passed by an 86 percent to 13 percent margin. After personal matters regard ing former Councilman Phil Bo nus turned the Councils faces red in 2012 and led to his resignation, Amendment 10 was proposed allowing the Council to imme diately expel a councilmember convicted of driving under the in or prostitution. That passed by an 84 percent to 16 percent mar gin. Doubling down on morality laws, a proposed code of conduct that would be mandatory for all Council members also passed by 84 percent to 16 percent. What happened with Phil Bonus, now the Council has more authority when somebody on the Council does something thats improper, Schieferdecker said. Now the Council has more teeth. Much of the amendments dealt ply correcting misspellings in the a logic puzzle in which mayors were elected every regular elec to one year in Maitland) yet serve margin of 86 percent to 14 percent to say that mayors will be elected every three years. One of the amendments with the most potential for change pro posed removing nearly all of the process by which the City Council may remove a city manager from The council may remove the action of the council in suspend ing or removing the manager shall not be subject to review by any court or agency seemingly giving the Council carte blanche by a 46 percent to 54 percent mar gin. Amendment 19, removing personnel rules, also failed, by a 45 percent to 55 percent margin. The charter hadnt seen any amendments in 14 years. In that time, city documents, many of which failed to accommodate for the change of century with dates stamped into forms beginning with , fell behind the times. The amendment that addressed that oversight passed easily, by a 95 percent to 5 percent margin. Adding to its updates to docu ments, the city proposed striking a requirement that it print public notices. That amendment passed by a 90 percent to 10 percent mar gin. 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Page 5 Congratulations WPPD At the City Commission meet ing on Monday, the Winter Park Police Department was presented cate by the Commission for Flor ida Law Enforcement Accredita tion Inc. The city of Winter Park is one of only four cities in the entire state of Florida that has main tained its accreditation for three of its departments: police (since parks & recreation (since 2010). Accreditation shows we are continually striving for constant improvement and excellence. To have both of our public safety de partments as well as the parks & recreation department maintain their accreditation for so many years speaks volumes of our city and its employees. Congratula tions to our Winter Park Police Department for its recent reac creditation! City Commission meeting highlights There was a City Commission meeting held March 11 in City Hall Commission Chambers. Be low are a few highlights from that meeting: Mayors Report declared Health Week in Winter Park. A giant carrot was placed in the plaza of City Hall, and will travel throughout the city to remind our community of the importance of healthy eating and leading a healthy lifestyle. Consent Agenda were approved contracts were approved (for a full listing, please visit cityofwin ment was approved. Public Hearings ordinance vacating and abandon ing the utility easement at 1141 Via Capri was approved. the Sydgan Corporation were ap proved: nance amending the Compre hensive Plan Future Land Use map to change the existing Future Land Use designation of Single Family Residential to Low Den sity Residential on the property at 250 W. Lyman Ave. Zoning Map to change the exist ing zoning designation of Single Family District to Low Density Residential District zoning on the property at 250 W. Lyman Ave. the City Manager to enter into an Urban and Community Forestry Grant Memorandum of Agree ment between the city of Winter Park and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Ser vices was approved. A full copy of the March 11 City Commission minutes will be available at cityofwinterpark.org the week of March 25, pending approval by City Commission. Due to preparations for the 54th annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, the Popcorn Flicks featuring The Dirty Dozen on Thursday, March 14, has been postponed to Thursday, March 28. March 18 City Commission Work Session There will be a City Com mission Work Session Monday, March 18, at 4 p.m. to discuss the creation of a CDD at the develop ment known as Ravaudage. This meeting is open to the public, but no public comment will be taken. Lets ride! The city of Winter Park sup ports March as Florida Bicycle Month and will celebrate by join ing the citys Pedestrian & Bicycle Advisory Board to host the 5th annual Bike from Park to Park on Friday, March 22, at 8 a.m. The scenic bike ride will begin and end in the Central Park West Meadow, where refreshments will be served. Those interested in participat ing in this exciting, green event are asked to please RSVP by Tues guy@cityofwinterpark.org or by calling 407-599-3233. Seeking: Volunteer city board members The city of Winter Park offers a variety of citizen boards that meet regularly to help the city commission make decisions about various aspects of our city. These boards can provide a constructive outlet that can channel your pas sion and experience into city pol icy. In addition, volunteer service on a board is one of the best ways to sustain the things that we as a community treasure, and help in stitute change in areas (if needed). Depending on which board you select and the level of participa tion you would like to devote, hours can range from one to four or more hours per month. Each year in May after review ing all of the applications, the mayor nominates candidates to ject to city commission approval. If you are interested in serving as a board member, please visit cityofwinterpark.org > Govern ment > Boards to review the types of boards the city offers and sub mit your application online by clicking on the Board Application Form. Applications must be re ceived by April 12 to be consid ered for the May appointments. Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and watch us on Vimeo. FRESH AIR A BREATH OF Healthy Central Florida is a community-based partnership founded by Florida Hospital and the Winter Park Health Foundation. WINTER P ARK VILLAGE Enjoy smoke-free outdoor dining at these locations: Winter Park VillageFriday, March 22 Sunday, March 24 Winter Park City Talk BY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER

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Page 6 The Maitland City Council met March 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Cham bers. Below is a synopsis of that meeting. Special Presentation: lamation to the Winter Park High School (WPHS) Varsity Competition Cheer Squad and their coaches commending them on their best season in 12 years. The 20122013 WPHS Varsity Competition Cheer Squad won the Metro Cheer Competition in January positioning them as one of the best-ranked teams heading into the FHSAA State Competition. On Feb. 2 they hit a near Championship in the Large Varsity All Girl Division. On Feb. 8 the cheer squad scored a perfect routine, placing third in the nation and third in the world competition. Consent Items: meeting were approved as presented. Florida Department of Health, Bureau of EMS matching grant for the purpose of ob taining three stretcher power load systems with a 25 percent matching contribution from the city. lation of satellite phones and base station with accessories from Sky Base Communi ble radios and base station with accessories These purchases are being made under the FEMA EOC Grant awarded to the city in 2011 and amended in 2013. porting a Quick Action Closing Fund in centive for Digital Risk Co., including a payout period, beginning in FY 2014-15. The purpose for this resolution is to correct several minor errors in the original resolu tion, no substantial changes. Chevrolet 2500 HD Crew Cab, for use as a police mobile crime scene vehicle, in the let off the 2013 Florida Sheriffs Association Contract No. 12-20-0905 with funding to come from the Police Departments forfei ture funds. Decision Items: the Fiscal Advisory Board effective imme pires on March 15, 2014. the Lakes Advisory Board, effective im expires on Jan. 11, 2014; and, Mrs. Laurie Schott was appointment effective Jan. 3, 2013 for a three-year term. Senior Citizens Advisory Board effective Feb. 28, 2013 for a three-year term. Packwood Ave., Maitland Town Properties, LLC, was tabled to a future meeting. tant to make recommendations on the Po To listen to a recording of the meeting, please check our website at itsmymaitland. com Date: Saturday, March 23, 2013 Location: Downtown Baldwin Park Time: 3:00pm 6:00pm Tickets: $15 in advance with coupon code below $20 at the door $1 for each ticket sold goes to Florida Little Dog RescueTo purchase tickets go to http://bark.eventbrite.com *Use coupon code (paper) for $5 off. For exhibitor booth information call Jan Shay at 407-420-5619.Must be 21 and older to enter. Bring your dog or come aloneand enjoy 10 different samples of unique beer, pet vendors and live music. BEERFEST & YAPPY HOUR Maitland City Talk BY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR City Council Meeting of March 11, 2013 about how much money Let us help you! Call today!(407)-644-6646www.aSafeHarbor.com Member of Bob Adams President/CEO A SafeHarbor, LLC bob@asafeharbor.comS T OP Worryingyou have for retirement.Instead of being concerned with the value of your retirement account, you should be more concerned with the income that account provides. Income maintains your quality of life so you may live in retirement as you did when you were working. You need to have the income so you can travel, see your grandkids and live whatever retirement dreams you may have. If you would like to see how you can MAXIMIZE YOUR INCOME FOR LIFE call us today. There are options available that most Americans dont know about. Give us one hour to see if we can give you your lifetime.

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Page 9 MARCH 14 The Hannibal Square Wine Tasting event will take place Thursday, March 14, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in Hannibal Square, located at 425 W. New England Ave. in Winter Park. Art festival weekend will start with a fun street party, where indi viduals can enjoy more than 40 kinds of beers and wine samples, appetizers by local restuarants, and caterers and live entertainment by The Redcoats. The cost is $20 for members in advance, or $25 for non-members and those who pay at the door. Visit winterpark.org for more infor mation on this event. The Park Avenue Sidewalk Sale runs from March 14 to 17 along Park Avenue. Hours vary by store. MARCH 15 The 54th annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival will take place from Friday, March 15, to Sunday, March 17, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Park Avenue and Central Park. Visit cityofwinterpark.org for more information on this event. Sir Patrick Stewart will headline An Eve ning with Sir Patrick Stewart on Friday, March 15, at 8 p.m. at the Orlando Shake speare Theater. Tickets are available by calling 407-447-1700 or by visiting or landoshakes.org. Visit orlandoshakes.org for more information. MARCH 16 Trinity Preparatory School will have its 14th biennial auction and dinner dance, Monte Carlo at the Caribe Royale Or lando on Saturday, March 16. For more information, or to receive an invitation to Monte Carlo, contact auction coordinator Marti Polaski at polaskim@trinityprep.org or 407-671-4140. The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park presents the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields on Saturday, March 16, at 8 p.m. at the Trinity Preparatory School Per forming Arts Center, located at 5700 Trin ity Prep Lane. One of the nest chamber orchestras in the world, the Academy is known for its polished and rened sound, rooted in outstanding musicianship. Call the box ofce at 407-646-2182 or visit BachFestivalFlorida.org for more informa tion on this event. HOPEs second annual 5K, the Sham Rock n Run will take place Saturday, March 16, at 8 a.m. at UCFs Lake Claire Recreation Area. This St. Patricks Daythemed 5K will feature custom Sham Rock n Run t-shirts and medals for every racer, as well as prizes for best Irish cos tume, free beer for all racers older than 21, free face-painting for all racers under 21, and Irish dancers and a bag piper. Visit hopehelps.org for more information. The Grand Opening of StockCross Fi nancial Services will take place Satur day, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 121 S. New York Ave., Suite 111, in Winter Park. StockCross will give away one free share of Disney (DIS) stock to the rst 100 new retail accounts opened, in addition to promoting commission free equity trading on all custodial accounts established for children. Lily Lace Antique Market located at 160 Lake Ave. in Maitland, will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a party Sat urday, March 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call 407-951-8883 for more infor mation on this event. The Central Florida Association of Black Journalists (CFABJ) will host its annual Anchors Away Clothing Sale at the Winter Park Community Center on Sat urday, March 16, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The annual fundraiser, which helps fund programming and student scholarships, is supported by the donation of a variety of womens and mens designer clothing and accessories from news teams, such as WESH 2, WFTV Channel 9, WKMG Chan nel 6, Central Florida News 13 and Fox 35. Call 407-599-3275 for more information. MARCH 17 Passover A-Z A Community Festival is Sunday, March 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Congregation of Reformed Juda ism, 928 Malone Drive in Orlando. Regis ter at http://bit.ly/passoverfest MARCH 20 Fun with Flowers A Make and Take Easter or Spring Arrangement for Your Home will be Wednesday, March 20, at 10 a.m. at the Winter Park Garden Club, located at 1300 S. Denning Drive. The cost is $25, with all materials provided. Register by Friday, March 15, by calling 407-644-5770. Contact Marilyn Burke, publicity chair for the Winter Park Garden Club, at mkburke@me.com or call 407562-6100 for more information. Visit www.wpmobserver.com/ events/search for more details. Send submissions to ibabcock@ turnstilemediagroup.com rfntrbrbbr fntb tr tr fntrbr tr tr r rfrfnf tfb rfrfnf tfb rbffrrfbftbrb frftbrbbbbfbf brbffbfbbb bbbrfbffftb 13-ABK-026 WINTERPARK MAITLAND OBSERVER BOGO.indd 1 2/28/13 1:06 PM WINTER PARK Home of the Winter Park STARS Competition Cheer TeamWelcome to Winter Park Cheer Athletics Cheerleading & Tumbling facility! We are home to the Winter Park Stars All Star cheerleading Teams and one of the training facilities for the Nationally Ranked Winter Park High School Cheerleaders! 2011-2012 UCA National Champions All levels of All Star Competitive Cheer Mommy & Me Classes Stunting Classes Tumbling Classes for all ages & levels Competitive dance Birthday parties 6870 Stapoint Ct Winter Park, FL 32793 (Near 436 & Hanging Moss Rd.)After school pick up and programs available Calendar

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Page 10 Lifestyles This lm is rated PG-13. Passes are good for two complimentary admissions. You must have a pass to attend. Seating is on a rst-come, rst-served basis and is not guaranteed. Supplies are limited and available only while supplies last. No purchase necessary. INVITE YOU AND A GUEST TO AN ADVANCE SCREENING OF ursday, March 21, 7:30 PM Regal Winter ParkIN THEATERS MARCH 22www.focusfeatures.com/admission Send us an email with ADMISSION in the subject line, with your name, phone number and physical mailing address to tcra @turnstilemediagroup.com for your chance to win two tickets to the advance screening. Running and walking is a great way to enjoy our beautiful surroundings, reach a goal and support community causes. The fitness enthusiasts at Zimmerman, Kiser & Sutcliffe, P.A., invite you to run or walk this extraordinary event that supports continuing education!March 23, 2013Park Avenue, Winter Park7 a.m. 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk 7:30 a.m. 10k (6.2 miles) 9:15 a.m. Healthy 100 Kids Run Run to TrackShack.comThe nal race of the 2012-2013 Track Shack Running SeriesBenefiting the Meridian Club of Winter Park Scholarship Fund which awards college scholarships to graduating high school seniors from area schools. 10k participants will receive: Commemorative Tech Tee Souvenir Stemless Wine Glass Free subscription to Florida Running & Triathlon Magazine Take the Track Shack do the 10k & 2mile! Find I LUV Winter Park merchandise and local art at ILUVParkAvenue.com407-539-3977 The cold air blasts across Steve Beres face as he speeds down the So when Beres skis, theres a the edge of the Stratosphere Tow er in Las Vegas, and so were the Winter Springs resident was in top lip, was gone, now a gaping alone with his children ever again, possibilities, was the best thing like his life was getting back to started taking classes online at learning to walk again with a Affairs in Michigan, and served tion, life skills and job training for Now, hes an assistant vice president at Regions Bank and PHOTO BY BRITTNI JOHNSON THE OBSERVER Steve Beres is showing others how to adapt and thrive after sight impairment. Blindness not stopping ex-cop BRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff To learn more about Lighthouse Central Florida, visit lighthousecentralorida.org. For more information about The Hadley School for the Blind, visit hadley.edu

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Page 11 each pinwheel is tagged with the These pinwheels, he said, rep for what its like to parent a child terpretation of the power of that KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER The Brazell family runs Winter Park Florist. Mother Joanne, above, holds son Ethan, who has Down syndrome. Gary Lambert, who owns a salon next door, has raised thousands of dollars to help pay for the childs medical bills, while the family has raised mon ey to donate to the Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida. Please see PINWHEELS on page 13 Pinwheels for a purpose SARAH WILSON Observer Staff MARCH 14 Popcorn Flicks which takes place in Central Park at 8 p.m. at the Cen tral Park Main Stage in Winter Park, has been canceled due to prepara tions for the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival. MARCH 15 From Friday, March 15, to Sunday, March 17, The Morse Museum lo cated at 445 N. Park Ave. in Winter Park, will have an open house as part of the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival. The open house will be from 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. on Fri day, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday and 1-4 p.m. on Sunday. The open house is free. Visit morsemuseum. org for more information on the open house. MARCH 16 Maitland Community Preschools annual Touch-A-Truck will be Sat urday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1300 W. Maitland Blvd. in Maitland. The cost is $5 per child or $20 max per family. Children young er than 2 are free. Visit orangewood. org/touchatruck for more informa tion on this event. MARCH 17 Passover A-Z A Community Fes tival will take place Sunday, March 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Congregation of Reform Judaism, located at 928 Malone Drive in Or lando. The event will feature inter active activities and demonstrations that teach the community about the Festival of Passover for adults and children. The event is open to the community. By registering for the event, attendees names will be put into a raffle to win a glass Seder plate. Register at http://bit.ly/pass overfest MARCH 22 The fifth annual Bike from Park to Park event on Friday, March 22, will begin from the Central Park West Meadow, located at 150 N. New York Ave., at 8 a.m. and wind its way through Winter Parks famed parks in an organized, chaperoned two-wheeled trip. The ride will end with fun back at Central Parks West Meadow. Visit cityofwinterpark.org for more information. MARCH 23 The fitness enthusiasts at Zimmer man, Kiser & Sutcliffe, P.A., invite you to celebrate 36 years of run ning right where it all began: Park Avenue in Winter Park. The Zim merman Kiser Sutcliffe Winter Park Road Race will begin on Saturday, March 23, at 7 a.m. at 251 S. Park Ave. The event will begin with a 2-mile run at 7 a.m., followed by a 10k at 7:30 a.m., the 2-mile Awards at 8:15 a.m., and the 10k Awards at 9 a.m. A Healthy Kids Run will also take place at 9:15 a.m., fol lowed by the Track Shack Running Series Awards Ceremony at 10 a.m. This is the Grand Finale of the Track Shack Running Series. Proceeds will benefit the Meridian Club of Winter Park Scholarship Fund, which has served the city of Winter Park and surrounding region for 35 years. Call 407-896-1160 or visit trackshack. com for more information on this event. The Baldwin Park Resident Easter Egg Hunt will take place Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to noon at Corrine Commons, which is in front of Grace Hopper Hall in Orlando. Send submissions to ibabcock@ turnstilemediagroup.com To learn more about how to purchase a pinwheel and programs put on by the Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida, visit dsacf.org For more information about the Winter Park Florist, located at 519 S. Park Ave., visit winterparkorist.com

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Page 14 March 15 through April 14 Jai Gallery presents a solo exhibit by Barbara Sorensen exhibit of never-before-exhibited work, as well as her love for March 15, 16 and 17 54th annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival and highest rated sidewalk art on arts activities will be offered March 16 The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields will have added brilliance as it Alisa Weilerstein on cello, and March 17 The Young Composers Composium concert new orchestral works written ners receive cash prizes and pro fessional recordings of their work March 19 Amanda Bearse in Speaker Series Bearse went to New York to March 22 Beethoven direct from Germany in Daytona Beach March 22, 23 and 24 Central Florida Home & Garden Show landscaping, we can learn to 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. Cli ck her e to add photo or Dr ag photo her e Nerd is the word $2.00 Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater Academy Award Nominee Best Documentary! THE GATEKEEPERS Fri-Sun 3:45, 6:30, 9:00 Mon-Wed 6:30, 9:00 Thu 9:00 only SOUND CITY Final Two Screenings! Directed by Dave Grohl from Nirvana and Foo Fighters! Fri-Sat 11:30PM Wednesday Night Pitcher Show FLASH GORDON Free on the Enzian lawn! Wed 8:00 Special Program NAIROBI HALF LIFE Kenyas Ofcial Entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards Thu 6:30 G O L D B E R G E R O t h e r w e e k e n d e v e n t s i n c l u d e : p a u l G O L D B E R G E R Why Architecture Matters A P R I L 5 7 2 0 1 3 T h e F r i e n d s o f C a s a F e l i z P r e s e n t

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Page 15 INVITE YOU AND A GUEST TO ATTEND AN ADVANCE SCREEENING OFPasses received through this promotion do not guarantee you a seat at the theatre. Seating is on a rst come, rst served basis, except for members of the reviewing press. Theatre is overbooked to ensure a full house. 20TH Century Fox and their af liates accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any loss or accident incurred in connection with use of a prize. Tickets cannot be exchanged, transferred or redeemed for cash, in whole or in part. Not responsible for lost, delayed or misdirected entries. No purchase necessary. Participating sponsors, their employees & family members and their agencies are not eligible.For tickets, log on to www.gofobo.com/rsvp and enter the following code: WPMOMCP3 OPENS MARCH 22thecroodsmovie.com The Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation The Galloway Foundation Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs407.646.2182 | www.BachFestivalFlorida.org ACADEMY OF ST. MARTIN IN THE FIELDSWITH CELLIST ALISA WEILERSTEIN AND PIANIST INON BARNATANSAT | MAR 16 | 8:00 PMTRINITY PREP SCHOOL PERFORMING ARTS CENTER TICKETS $40 to $80 This world-renowned chamber orchestra plus two award-winning soloists equals one magical evening. JOHN V. SINCLAIR, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND CONDUCTOR One night only Reserve your Seats today! George Carroll, M.D., has over 20 years experience in sexual medicine, and is actively involved in the following: Even if Viagra, Cialis or Levitra have not worked for you, the vast majority of diabetic men can resume a normal sex life. OrlandoSexualMedicine.com PINWHEELS | Boy lights up the room C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 PHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Dogs big and small raced to the nish at the Baldwin Park Doggie Derby on March 9, raising money to help feed poor children. DOGGIE DERBY

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Page 17 ABOUT THE FESTIVAL The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is one of the nations oldest, largest and most prestigious juried outdoor art festivals, consistently rated among the top shows by Sunshine Artist and American Style magazines. Each year more than 350,000 visitors enjoy the show. This year about 1,200 artists from around the world applied for entry and an independent panel of judges selected 225 national and international artists to attend the show. The National Endowment for the Arts, The White House, Congress and many others have lauded the Festival for promoting art and art education in Central Florida. An all volunteer board of directors runs the annual Festival, now celebrating its 54th year. The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival was started by a handful of enthusiasts as a community project to benet local artists and art lovers. The rst festival was held on Park Avenue in March 1960. The festival featured original works of art and, after being advertised for just three weeks before the opening, drew 90 exhibiting artists. Over the next decade, the festival grew to over 600 artists and was spread out over Park Avenue from Fairbanks Avenue to Canton Avenue and on all cross streets. For the past 30 years or so, the festival has been contained solely in the park area and currently features 225 artists and 3 emerging artists. A loving art community has created and nurtured a successful festival that looks forward to another 50 years in Central Park. ART CATEGORIES There is a wide variety of outstanding artwork. Categories include: Clay, Digital Art, Drawing and Graphics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metal, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Wood. AWARDS The artists compete for 63 awards totaling $72,500. Best of Show is $10,000. The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival Committee purchases the Best of Show art and donates it to the City of Winter Park. (All previous Best of Show winners are on permanent display at the Winter Park Public Library.) There are also 10 Awards of Excellence; each is $2,000. There are 20 Awards of Distinction; each is $1,000 and there are 30 Awards of Merit; each is $500. In addition, a $2,500 Award for a Distinguished Work of Art is presented through the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art. A $5,000 Art of Philanthropy purchase award donated by the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation has been added for 2013. For additional information, visit experienceparkavenue.com. through Sunday, March 17 Park Avenue and Hannibal Square stores offering merchandise from e xperienceparkavenue.com. merchandise from 50-75% OFF! t h h r ou g h g Thursday,March 14

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Page 18 MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT March 15, Friday 8:00 am Production Set Up 4:30 pm 5:15 pm Beautiful Music Jazz Ensemble 5:45 pm 7:00 pm Matt Shenk Band 7:30 pm 9:00 pm Steve Cole March 16, Saturday 10:00 am 10:45 am Paint it Black Quartet 11:00 am 11:45 am Rollins Brass Quintet 12:00 pm 12:45 pm Suzuki Institute 1:15 pm 2:15 pm Pop Shop 2:30 pm 3:30 pm Rich Walker Trio 4:15 pm 5:45 pm Brian Simpson March 17, Sunday 10:00 am 10:45 am Three Flutes Only 11:15 am 12:15 pm Rollins Acoustic Ensemble 12:30 pm 1:30 pm MakeShift 1:45 pm 2:15 pm Bailey Callahan 2:30 pm 3:00 pm Angela and the Gazebros 3:30 pm 4:30 pm Jeff Kashiwa Programming and Production for 2013 is being provided by Sonny Abelardo Productions CHILDRENS WORKSHOP VILLAGE Hey, Kids! Come Create! Have Fun! Its Free! Boys and girls, here is your chance to show everyone your artistic abilities by creating a unique piece of artwork. Best of all, its all free and kids can keep what they make! The fun happens between 10 AM and 4 PM at the Childrens Workshop Village on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Childrens Workshop Village is appropriate for children ages 2 through 12. One of the most popular activities at the Village is easel painting on Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 AM 3:00 PM. In addition, each of our museum partners has prepared interesting handson arts and crafts activities on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 AM 4:00 PM. Bright House Networks Salutes the 54th AnnualWinter Park Sidewalk Art Festival www.brighthouse.com

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Page 19 POSTER ARTIST S ince moving to Orlando in 1983, Tom Sadler has dedicated his efforts toward capturing the light, color, and mood of the Central Florida landscape. The intense light, combined with the natural beauty of the many lakes, rivers, and parks of the area provide a never-ending source of inspiration. His paintings come to life as a celebration of this beauty found in nature, sometimes exuberant, at other times more subtle. Receiving his BFA at Auburn University, Sadlers art education also includes the study of oil painting with instructor Jack Dempsey at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Later, he attended the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Since that time he has studied the work of a variety of artists that have had different inuences on his work. Sadler feels a pressing desire and necessity to paint each day. He feels that the door is just opening to the world of revealing all that is possible for him through his artwork. The light from the changing of seasons, times of day, or weather conditions are all fair game when what is often sought is the display of harmony between warm and cool color. Working from life, the artist is also preoccupied with capturing the color and atmosphere that the landscape suggests. Sadler works in oils because of their inherent versatility and permanence. He utilizes consistencies of paint that alternate from very transparent to very opaque. His glazing techniques imbue his work with an unmistakable sense of light. This depiction of light and its manifestations becomes the subject in most of Sadlers works.

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Page 23 Opinions Chris Jepson Perspectives The burden of knowing Thinking out loud to lie down on the paper About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) He who increases his knowledge only increases his sorrow. According to the World Wildlife extinction rate (the rate of species ex 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 Louis Roney Play On! grits! Then there were trips to stopping at a local diner called operator of the Local Yolkl food Nicole is there with her father, explains that she often sees the getting started, wed watch that tacted several graphic designers I was raised to wish everyone well, and to try through my own accomplishments to achieve my fair share of attention. Clyde Moore I LUV Winter Park Breakfast on wheels We highlight local businesses that are utilizing and selling items made by other locals. Send submissions to iluvwinterpark@earthlink.net Local Luvn Local Toasted Like the Local Yolk food truck in this weeks I LUV Winter Park column, the new Toasted restaurant, featuring crafted grilled cheese and hamburgers sources its bread locally from Olde Hearth Bread Company in Casselberry. Toasted is now located in the Aloma Shopping Center, with plans to grow. The trucks business ofce is located on New York Avenue in downtown Winter Park.

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WPMOBSERVER.COM Twenty-nine ballot amend ments greeted voters at the polls in Maitland on Tuesday, and 27 of them passed. The massive ballot, described by Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles as the larg est hes ever seen, included charter amendments ranging from cilmembers for unlaw ful or unbecoming behavior, to preventing former mayors from But the sheer size of the ballot caused contention; with Council candidate Charlie Adkins wife Debbie remarking that the large ballot may have kept voters away from the polls. That ballot included amendments that appeared to be duplicates of other amendments, or simply related to spelling chang es, swelling the ballot. important, Councilwoman Linda Frosch said of numer ous housekeeping changes to the charter. We needed to make that document a tighter document. Today was the time to do it. Mayor Howard Schieferdecker said that he had heard multiple com plaints from voters that the large ballot was confusingly written I read the way they were writ Maitlands municipal election results had two candidates jump ing for joy Joy Goff-Marcil and John Lowndes were named the citys newest City Council mem bers. Monday night ended with a substantial lead for Lowndes, with 1,380 votes to challenger Charlie Adkins 532. For GoffMarcil, the race was tighter; she beat wellknown city volunteer and devel oper Renee Charlan by a mere 151 votes, ac cording to initial polling numbers. Im still shocked, Goff-Mar cil said, smiling as supporters swarmed in with congratulatory hugs. I knew I had a chance, but I dont think I ever let myself think that I had a real shot at win ning. Goff-Marcil, a local attorney, threw her name in late to the race compared with her competitor. She quickly garnered support with her slogan Ill listen to you. With her win, shell take over termed-out Councilwoman Bev Reponens seat for a threeyear term. Im going to keep that prom ise and listen to them, and Im shoes, and theyre certainly a big Sign-waving and constant campaigning now over, attorney and former city board member John Lowndes the victor for Seat 4 said he sees lots of studythe seat currently held by Coun cilman Jeff Flowers and take over the remaining year of former Councilman Phil Bonus term. Im glad to know I have the support of so many people in Maitland. Now the task is to go do what they elected me to do, to protect the residents and the qualities they love about Mait land, Lowndes said. Both Lowndes and GoffMarcil will be sworn in to their seats at the April 22 City Coun cil meeting. Theyll join one of FINDING HAPPINESS IN HOLLANDLIFESTYLES, 11Wine downHannibal Square offered wine and a festive atmosphere in a one-night street party. CALENDAR, 9Hows the home market? Winter Park and Maitland. HOME MAGNIFIER, 22No stopping blind ex-copAn accident led this man to a life of inspiring and teaching others. LIFESTYLES, 10COMMUNITY BULLETIN ........... 4 CALENDAR ................... 9 LIFESTYLES .................. 10 CULTURE .................... 14 HOME MAGNIFIER ............. 20 OPINIONS ................... 23 CLASSIFIEDS ................. 24 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. 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 John and Joy win Maitland seats BY THE NUMBERS UNOFFICIAL VOTE COUNTS: Seat 3Joy Goff-Marcil 1,043 Renee Charlan 892Seat 4John Lowndes 1,380 Charlie Adkins 532To view the vote tallies for Maitland Council seats 3 and 4 and the 29 amendments, as well as voter turnout, visit tinyurl.com/ maitland2013 Please see ELECTION on page 7SARAH WILSON Observer StaffPHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERMaitland voters braved a rainy morning and a massive ballot to cast their votes Tuesday. Please see AMENDMENTS on page 2Nearly all Maitland amendments passISAAC BABCOCK Observer StaffPHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERCandidates John Lowndes, left, and Joy Goff-Marcil won their respective council races in Maitland on election night Tuesday.

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Page 2 ten and it was terrible, Schiefer decker said. There were so many people complaining about the fact that they didnt understand them. Im actually surprised that so many of them passed. Usually when people dont understand something they vote no. Despite the large lapse in time between charter changes, many of the more sweeping changes directly addressed recent conten tious episodes on the Council. Recalling actions taken by for mer Mayor Doug Kinson, several strictions on mayors running for Amendment 3, which would pre vent the mayor from running for a City Council seat for one election cycle after serving two consecutive terms, passed easily by a 79 percent to 21 percent margin. A nearly identical Amendment 5, stating that a candidate for mayor or Council has to wait an election cycle before being elected or ap an 81 percent to 19 percent mar gin. with a year remaining in his sec ond term as mayor to pursue candidacy for an Orange County Commission seat. Amendment 4 would have allowed him to serve a third term or to run for Coun cil if he had served two years or That passed by a 63 percent to 37 percent margin. Amendment 6, which either repeats or com bines similar language from other amendments governing candidate eligibility, passed by a 75 per cent to 25 percent margin. Im happy those passed, Schieferdecker said. If somebody resigns, its assumed theyve ful Doug resigned, he had a year to go. We have a rule in our city that says you have to wait a year be fore you can run again. What hap pened was he couldnt run again for two years. Hed have to wait a year before his term ended. Yet another amendment, number nine, regarding mayors leava mayor vacates a seat, a new mayor will be elected at the next scheduled municipal election. That passed by an 86 percent to 13 percent margin. After personal matters regard ing former Councilman Phil Bo nus turned the Councils faces red in 2012 and led to his resignation, Amendment 10 was proposed allowing the Council to imme diately expel a councilmember convicted of driving under the in or prostitution. That passed by an 84 percent to 16 percent mar gin. Doubling down on morality laws, a proposed code of conduct that would be mandatory for all Council members also passed by 84 percent to 16 percent. What happened with Phil Bonus, now the Council has more authority when somebody on the Council does something thats improper, Schieferdecker said. Now the Council has more teeth. Much of the amendments dealt ply correcting misspellings in the a logic puzzle in which mayors were elected every regular elec to one year in Maitland) yet serve margin of 86 percent to 14 percent to say that mayors will be elected every three years. One of the amendments with the most potential for change pro posed removing nearly all of the process by which the City Council may remove a city manager from The council may remove the action of the council in suspend ing or removing the manager shall not be subject to review by any court or agency seemingly giving the Council carte blanche by a 46 percent to 54 percent mar gin. Amendment 19, removing personnel rules, also failed, by a 45 percent to 55 percent margin. The charter hadnt seen any amendments in 14 years. In that time, city documents, many of which failed to accommodate for the change of century with dates stamped into forms beginning with , fell behind the times. The amendment that addressed that oversight passed easily, by a 95 percent to 5 percent margin. Adding to its updates to docu ments, the city proposed striking a requirement that it print public notices. That amendment passed by a 90 percent to 10 percent mar gin. 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Maitland Blvd. Maitland, FL 32751407-645-3990www.SavannahCourtMaitland.comAssisted Living Facility License No. 8447 Skilled Nursing Facility License No. 1635096 What grows best this time of year with speaker Thomas Maccubbin Thursday, March 28th 2:00 p.m. Savannah Court of Maitland Please RSVP 407-645-3990 Spring Gardening AMENDMENTS | Maitland amendments largely passed by landslide margins, despite voter fatigue CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERA few charter amendments were a reaction to former Maitland Mayor Doug Kinsons sud den departure from ofce to pursue a seat on the Orange County Commission.

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Excessive transaction fee of $5.00 will be assessed for each transaction in excess of six (6) during a month. 502 0313 Act TODAY to take advantage of one of Meet with an experienced Call or visit us at 1. 90%APY. 90%APY Stronger Than Ever. Business Briefs Community Bulletin Brain disorder grantCongressman John Mica announced that the Univer sity of Central Florida has been awarded a competi tive continuation grant for clinical research related to neurological disorders. This grant, in the amount of $314,491, is awarded by the National Institute of Neu rological Disorders and Stroke.Higher learnersThe following students were named to the Deans List of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts col lege of Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., for the 2012 fall semester: Martin Sigalow of Maitland, and Steven Crist of Winter Park. Erin Degler of Maitland was named to the Honor List of Oxford College, the two-year liberal arts division of Emory University located in Oxford, Ga., for the 2012 fall semester. Lilian L Wu of Winter Park has been named to second honors on the Clark University Deans List. This selec tion marks outstanding academic achievement during the Fall 2012 semester. Saint Marys College, Notre Dame, Ind., named Stephanie OSullivan to the Deans List for the fall 2012 semester. Stephanie is the daughter of John and Denise OSullivan of Winter Park.Food for familiesJewish Family Services is conducting a food drive, in partnership with the Feinstein Challenge, through April 30. The drives goal is to provide 30,000 meals to children, families and individuals in Central Florida.Conversations in the cloudFlorida Virtual School (FLVS) recently launched a new blog: The Virtual Voice. The purpose of the blog is to cultivate intellectual discussion amongst parents, community leaders and industry professionals.Signing seniorsFive members of Trinity Preps Class of 2013 gathered with family, coaches, and fellow students on National Signing Day to sign letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college. Jack OConnor of Winter Park committed to Swarthmore College for swimming; Madeleine Loftus of Winter Park committed to Centre College for soccer; Rick Hord of Kissimmee commit ted to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for baseball; and Daniel Salas of Winter Park committed to Dart mouth College for cross country and track. Susan Vernon-Devlin, director of public relations services at Orlando-based advertising and public rela tions agency Massey Communications, was recently appointed to the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Garden board of trustees. The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens mission is to enrich lives through the power of inspiration and the artists story. Winn-Dixie, along with its customers and vendors helped local food banks ght hunger in their communities with Winn-Dixies Hunger Relief campaign. WinnDixie District Director Scott Wheeler proudly presented Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Floridas Vice President of Development Greg Higgerson with a check representing 34,830 pounds of food to feed more than 29,000 Central Florida neighbors in need. SchenkelShultz Architecture took top honors with three rst place awards in the Architectural Showcase presented by the Florida Educational Facilities Plan ners Association (FEFPA) at its Winter 2013 Confer ence held Jan. 21-23 in Ponte Vedra Beach. Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed P.A., the largest law rm in Central Florida according to the Orlando Business Journal, announced that Jason S. Rimes has been promoted to partner effective im mediately. Jason previously served as senior associate at the rm. NAI Realvest, the Maitland-based real estate and in vestment rm, has named Robin L. Webb, CCIM, CPM, as managing director of brokerage operations. As part of its ongoing expansion, First Southern Bank has hired Rusty Mouton as senior vice president and commercial lender in the companys Central Florida region. Orlando-based Quest Inc. welcomes the experience that John R. Gill adds to the organization as its new chief operating ofcer. Gill has served in corporate nance roles for companies such as The Walt Dis ney Company and Darden Restaurants, bringing vast knowledge to his new capacity. United Arts of Central Florida announced that it has raised half a million dollars toward this years $1.57 million campaign fundraising goal. The 2013 collab orative campaign runs through April 30. Dollars raised during the three-month campaign which is sup ported through individual gifts, corporate donations and workplace campaigns provide funding for cultural organizations in Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Lake counties. Gunster, one of Floridas oldest and largest business law rms, announces an expansion into the Orlando area with the addition of four attorneys and government consultants to establish the rms 11th statewide ofce. The newest Gunster ofce is located downtown and opens with Tico Perez, Derek Bruce, Jeff Jonasen and Don Madden as the rms most recent hires. M/I Homes has named Derek K. Henry land development manager. Henry has held executive positions with Centex Homes in the Tampa area, KAM Services in Groveland, Kearney Development in Tampa and oth er companies that focus on land development. Orlando Health has named Horace Wayne East erling director of diversity and minority business de velopment. In this role, Wayne will provide corporate leadership in developing, implementing and evaluat ing Orlando Healths diversity and inclusion strategy to support the organization across multiple departments including human resources, business development and materials management.

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Page 5 Congratulations WPPD At the City Commission meeting on Monday, the Winter Park Police Department was presented cate by the Commission for Flor ida Law Enforcement Accreditation Inc. The city of Winter Park is one of only four cities in the entire state of Florida that has main tained its accreditation for three of its departments: police (since parks & recreation (since 2010). Accreditation shows we are continually striving for constant improvement and excellence. To have both of our public safety departments as well as the parks & recreation department maintain their accreditation for so many years speaks volumes of our city and its employees. Congratula tions to our Winter Park Police Department for its recent reaccreditation!City Commission meeting highlights There was a City Commission meeting held March 11 in City Hall Commission Chambers. Be low are a few highlights from that meeting:Mayors Report declared Health Week in Winter Park. A giant carrot was placed in the plaza of City Hall, and will travel throughout the city to remind our community of the importance of healthy eating and leading a healthy lifestyle.Consent Agenda were approved contracts were approved (for a full listing, please visit cityofwin ment was approved.Public Hearings ordinance vacating and abandoning the utility easement at 1141 Via Capri was approved. the Sydgan Corporation were ap proved: nance amending the Compre hensive Plan Future Land Use map to change the existing Future Land Use designation of Single Family Residential to Low Density Residential on the property at 250 W. Lyman Ave. Zoning Map to change the exist ing zoning designation of Single Family District to Low Density Residential District zoning on the property at 250 W. Lyman Ave. the City Manager to enter into an Urban and Community Forestry Grant Memorandum of Agreement between the city of Winter Park and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Ser vices was approved. A full copy of the March 11 City Commission minutes will be available at cityofwinterpark.org the week of March 25, pending approval by City Commission. Due to preparations for the 54th annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, the Popcorn Flicks featuring The Dirty Dozen on Thursday, March 14, has been postponed to Thursday, March 28.March 18 City Commission Work SessionThere will be a City Com mission Work Session Monday, March 18, at 4 p.m. to discuss the creation of a CDD at the develop ment known as Ravaudage. This meeting is open to the public, but no public comment will be taken.Lets ride!The city of Winter Park sup ports March as Florida Bicycle Month and will celebrate by join ing the citys Pedestrian & Bicycle Advisory Board to host the 5th annual Bike from Park to Park on Friday, March 22, at 8 a.m. The scenic bike ride will begin and end in the Central Park West Meadow, where refreshments will be served. Those interested in participating in this exciting, green event are asked to please RSVP by Tues guy@cityofwinterpark.org or by calling 407-599-3233.Seeking: Volunteer city board membersThe city of Winter Park offers a variety of citizen boards that meet regularly to help the city commission make decisions about various aspects of our city. These boards can provide a constructive outlet that can channel your pas sion and experience into city pol icy. In addition, volunteer service on a board is one of the best ways to sustain the things that we as a community treasure, and help in stitute change in areas (if needed). Depending on which board you select and the level of participa tion you would like to devote, hours can range from one to four or more hours per month. Each year in May after review ing all of the applications, the mayor nominates candidates to ject to city commission approval. If you are interested in serving as a board member, please visit cityofwinterpark.org > Govern ment > Boards to review the types of boards the city offers and submit your application online by clicking on the Board Application Form. Applications must be re ceived by April 12 to be considered for the May appointments.Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and watch us on Vimeo. FRESH AIR A BREATH OF Healthy Central Florida is a community-based partnership founded by Florida Hospital and the Winter Park Health Foundation. WINTER PARK VILLAGE Enjoy smoke-free outdoor dining at these locations: Winter Park VillageFriday, March 22 Sunday, March 24 Winter Park City TalkBY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER

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Page 6 The Maitland City Council met March 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Cham bers. Below is a synopsis of that meeting. Special Presentation: lamation to the Winter Park High School (WPHS) Varsity Competition Cheer Squad and their coaches commending them on their best season in 12 years. The 20122013 WPHS Varsity Competition Cheer Squad won the Metro Cheer Competition in January positioning them as one of the best-ranked teams heading into the FHSAA State Competition. On Feb. 2 they hit a near Championship in the Large Varsity All Girl Division. On Feb. 8 the cheer squad scored a perfect routine, placing third in the nation and third in the world competition. Consent Items: meeting were approved as presented. Florida Department of Health, Bureau of EMS matching grant for the purpose of ob taining three stretcher power load systems with a 25 percent matching contribution from the city. lation of satellite phones and base station with accessories from Sky Base Communi ble radios and base station with accessories These purchases are being made under the FEMA EOC Grant awarded to the city in 2011 and amended in 2013. porting a Quick Action Closing Fund incentive for Digital Risk Co., including a payout period, beginning in FY 2014-15. The purpose for this resolution is to correct several minor errors in the original resolu tion, no substantial changes. Chevrolet 2500 HD Crew Cab, for use as a police mobile crime scene vehicle, in the let off the 2013 Florida Sheriffs Association Contract No. 12-20-0905 with funding to come from the Police Departments forfei ture funds.Decision Items: the Fiscal Advisory Board effective imme pires on March 15, 2014. the Lakes Advisory Board, effective im expires on Jan. 11, 2014; and, Mrs. Laurie Schott was appointment effective Jan. 3, 2013 for a three-year term. Senior Citizens Advisory Board effective Feb. 28, 2013 for a three-year term. Packwood Ave., Maitland Town Properties, LLC, was tabled to a future meeting. tant to make recommendations on the Po To listen to a recording of the meeting, please check our website at itsmymaitland. com Date: Saturday, March 23, 2013 Location: Downtown Baldwin Park Time: 3:00pm 6:00pm Tickets: $15 in advance with coupon code below $20 at the door $1 for each ticket sold goes to Florida Little Dog RescueTo purchase tickets go to http://bark.eventbrite.com *Use coupon code (paper) for $5 off. For exhibitor booth information call Jan Shay at 407-420-5619.Must be 21 and older to enter. Bring your dog or come aloneand enjoy 10 different samples of unique beer, pet vendors and live music. BEERFEST & YAPPY HOUR Maitland City TalkBY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR City Council Meeting of March 11, 2013 about how much money Let us help you! Call today!(407)-644-6646www.aSafeHarbor.com Member of Bob Adams President/CEO A SafeHarbor, LLC bob@asafeharbor.comSTOP Worryingyou have for retirement.Instead of being concerned with the value of your retirement account, you should be more concerned with the income that account provides. Income maintains your quality of life so you may live in retirement as you did when you were working. You need to have the income so you can travel, see your grandkids and live whatever retirement dreams you may have. If you would like to see how you can MAXIMIZE YOUR INCOME FOR LIFE call us today. There are options available that most Americans dont know about. Give us one hour to see if we can give you your lifetime.

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Page 9 MARCH 14 The Hannibal Square Wine Tasting event will take place Thursday, March 14, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in Hannibal Square, located at 425 W. New England Ave. in Winter Park. Art festival weekend will start with a fun street party, where individuals can enjoy more than 40 kinds of beers and wine samples, appetizers by local restuarants, and caterers and live entertainment by The Redcoats. The cost is $20 for members in advance, or $25 for non-members and those who pay at the door. Visit winterpark.org for more infor mation on this event. The Park Avenue Sidewalk Sale runs from March 14 to 17 along Park Avenue. Hours vary by store. MARCH 15 The 54th annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival will take place from Friday, March 15, to Sunday, March 17, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Park Avenue and Central Park. Visit cityofwinterpark.org for more information on this event. Sir Patrick Stewart will headline An Evening with Sir Patrick Stewart on Friday, March 15, at 8 p.m. at the Orlando Shake speare Theater. Tickets are available by calling 407-447-1700 or by visiting or landoshakes.org. Visit orlandoshakes.org for more information.MARCH 16Trinity Preparatory School will have its 14th biennial auction and dinner dance, Monte Carlo, at the Caribe Royale Or lando on Saturday, March 16. For more information, or to receive an invitation to Monte Carlo, contact auction coordinator Marti Polaski at polaskim@trinityprep.org or 407-671-4140. The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park presents the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields on Saturday, March 16, at 8 p.m. at the Trinity Preparatory School Per forming Arts Center, located at 5700 Trin ity Prep Lane. One of the nest chamber orchestras in the world, the Academy is known for its polished and rened sound, rooted in outstanding musicianship. Call the box ofce at 407-646-2182 or visit BachFestivalFlorida.org for more informa tion on this event. HOPEs second annual 5K, the Sham Rock n Run, will take place Saturday, March 16, at 8 a.m. at UCFs Lake Claire Recreation Area. This St. Patricks Daythemed 5K will feature custom Sham Rock n Run t-shirts and medals for every racer, as well as prizes for best Irish cos tume, free beer for all racers older than 21, free face-painting for all racers under 21, and Irish dancers and a bag piper. Visit hopehelps.org for more information. The Grand Opening of StockCross Fi nancial Services will take place Satur day, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 121 S. New York Ave., Suite 111, in Winter Park. StockCross will give away one free share of Disney (DIS) stock to the rst 100 new retail accounts opened, in addition to promoting commission free equity trading on all custodial accounts established for children. Lily Lace Antique Market located at 160 Lake Ave. in Maitland, will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a party Saturday, March 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call 407-951-8883 for more infor mation on this event. The Central Florida Association of Black Journalists (CFABJ) will host its annual Anchors Away Clothing Sale at the Winter Park Community Center on Sat urday, March 16, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The annual fundraiser, which helps fund programming and student scholarships, is supported by the donation of a variety of womens and mens designer clothing and accessories from news teams, such as WESH 2, WFTV Channel 9, WKMG Chan nel 6, Central Florida News 13 and Fox 35. Call 407-599-3275 for more information.MARCH 17Passover A-Z, A Community Festival is Sunday, March 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Congregation of Reformed Juda ism, 928 Malone Drive in Orlando. Regis ter at http://bit.ly/passoverfestMARCH 20 Fun with Flowers A Make and Take Easter or Spring Arrangement for Your Home will be Wednesday, March 20, at 10 a.m. at the Winter Park Garden Club, located at 1300 S. Denning Drive. The cost is $25, with all materials provided. Register by Friday, March 15, by calling 407-644-5770. Contact Marilyn Burke, publicity chair for the Winter Park Garden Club, at mkburke@me.com or call 407562-6100 for more information. Visit www.wpmobserver.com/ events/search for more details. Send submissions to ibabcock@ turnstilemediagroup.com rfntrbrbbr fntb tr tr fntrbr tr tr r rfrfnf tfb rfrfnf tfb rbffrrfbftbrb frftbrbbbbfbf brbffbfbbb bbbrfbffftb 13-ABK-026 WINTERPARK MAITLAND OBSERVER BOGO.indd 1 2/28/13 1:06 PM WINTER PARK Home of the Winter Park STARS Competition Cheer TeamWelcome to Winter Park Cheer Athletics Cheerleading & Tumbling facility! We are home to the Winter Park Stars All Star cheerleading Teams and one of the training facilities for the Nationally Ranked Winter Park High School Cheerleaders! 2011-2012 UCA National Champions All levels of All Star Competitive Cheer Mommy & Me Classes Stunting Classes Tumbling Classes for all ages & levels Competitive dance Birthday parties 6870 Stapoint Ct Winter Park, FL 32793 (Near 436 & Hanging Moss Rd.)After school pick up and programs available Calendar

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Page 10 Lifestyles This lm is rated PG-13. Passes are good for two complimentary admissions. You must have a pass to attend. Seating is on a rst-come, rst-served basis and is not guaranteed. Supplies are limited and available only while supplies last. No purchase necessary. INVITE YOU AND A GUEST TO AN ADVANCE SCREENING OF ursday, March 21, 7:30 PM Regal Winter ParkIN THEATERS MARCH 22www.focusfeatures.com/admission Send us an email with ADMISSION in the subject line, with your name, phone number and physical mailing address to tcra @turnstilemediagroup.com for your chance to win two tickets to the advance screening. Running and walking is a great way to enjoy our beautiful surroundings, reach a goal and support community causes. The fitness enthusiasts at Zimmerman, Kiser & Sutcliffe, P.A., invite you to run or walk this extraordinary event that supports continuing education!March 23, 2013Park Avenue, Winter Park7 a.m. 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk 7:30 a.m. 10k (6.2 miles) 9:15 a.m. Healthy 100 Kids Run Run to TrackShack.comThe nal race of the 2012-2013 Track Shack Running SeriesBenefiting the Meridian Club of Winter Park Scholarship Fund which awards college scholarships to graduating high school seniors from area schools. 10k participants will receive: Commemorative Tech Tee Souvenir Stemless Wine Glass Free subscription to Florida Running & Triathlon Magazine Take the Track Shack do the 10k & 2mile! Find I LUV Winter Park merchandise and local art at ILUVParkAvenue.com407-539-3977 The cold air blasts across Steve Beres face as he speeds down the So when Beres skis, theres a the edge of the Stratosphere Tow er in Las Vegas, and so were the Winter Springs resident was in top lip, was gone, now a gaping alone with his children ever again, possibilities, was the best thing like his life was getting back to started taking classes online at learning to walk again with a Affairs in Michigan, and served tion, life skills and job training for Now, hes an assistant vice president at Regions Bank and PHOTO BY BRITTNI JOHNSON THE OBSERVERSteve Beres is showing others how to adapt and thrive after sight impairment. Blindness not stopping ex-copBRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff To learn more about Lighthouse Central Florida, visit lighthousecentralorida.org. For more information about The Hadley School for the Blind, visit hadley.edu

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Page 11 each pinwheel is tagged with the These pinwheels, he said, rep for what its like to parent a child terpretation of the power of that KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERThe Brazell family runs Winter Park Florist. Mother Joanne, above, holds son Ethan, who has Down syndrome. Gary Lambert, who owns a salon next door, has raised thousands of dollars to help pay for the childs medical bills, while the family has raised mon ey to donate to the Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida. Please see PINWHEELS on page 13Pinwheels for a purposeSARAH WILSON Observer Staff MARCH 14Popcorn Flicks which takes place in Central Park at 8 p.m. at the Central Park Main Stage in Winter Park, has been canceled due to prepara tions for the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival. MARCH 15From Friday, March 15, to Sunday, March 17, The Morse Museum, lo cated at 445 N. Park Ave. in Winter Park, will have an open house as part of the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival. The open house will be from 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. on Fri day, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday and 1-4 p.m. on Sunday. The open house is free. Visit morsemuseum. org for more information on the open house.MARCH 16Maitland Community Preschools annual Touch-A-Truck will be Sat urday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1300 W. Maitland Blvd. in Maitland. The cost is $5 per child or $20 max per family. Children young er than 2 are free. Visit orangewood. org/touchatruck for more information on this event.MARCH 17Passover A-Z, A Community Fes tival will take place Sunday, March 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Congregation of Reform Judaism, located at 928 Malone Drive in Or lando. The event will feature inter active activities and demonstrations that teach the community about the Festival of Passover for adults and children. The event is open to the community. By registering for the event, attendees names will be put into a raffle to win a glass Seder plate. Register at http://bit.ly/passoverfestMARCH 22The fifth annual Bike from Park to Park event on Friday, March 22, will begin from the Central Park West Meadow, located at 150 N. New York Ave., at 8 a.m. and wind its way through Winter Parks famed parks in an organized, chaperoned two-wheeled trip. The ride will end with fun back at Central Parks West Meadow. Visit cityofwinterpark.org for more information.MARCH 23The fitness enthusiasts at Zimmer man, Kiser & Sutcliffe, P.A., invite you to celebrate 36 years of run ning right where it all began: Park Avenue in Winter Park. The Zim merman Kiser Sutcliffe Winter Park Road Race will begin on Saturday, March 23, at 7 a.m. at 251 S. Park Ave. The event will begin with a 2-mile run at 7 a.m., followed by a 10k at 7:30 a.m., the 2-mile Awards at 8:15 a.m., and the 10k Awards at 9 a.m. A Healthy Kids Run will also take place at 9:15 a.m., fol lowed by the Track Shack Running Series Awards Ceremony at 10 a.m. This is the Grand Finale of the Track Shack Running Series. Proceeds will benefit the Meridian Club of Winter Park Scholarship Fund, which has served the city of Winter Park and surrounding region for 35 years. Call 407-896-1160 or visit trackshack. com for more information on this event. The Baldwin Park Resident Easter Egg Hunt will take place Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to noon at Corrine Commons, which is in front of Grace Hopper Hall in Orlando. Send submissions to ibabcock@ turnstilemediagroup.com To learn more about how to purchase a pinwheel and programs put on by the Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida, visit dsacf.org For more information about the Winter Park Florist, located at 519 S. Park Ave., visit winterparkorist.com

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Page 12 Private Tutoringwww.harvardcrimsontesting.com 800-246-0972 WINTER PARK SIPPHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERTravelers along the Winter Park Sip and Stroll Feb. 21 took a walk on the wild side with Kevan Lowe, below, from Luxury Trips. The Ancient Olive, left, experimented with vinaigrette-infused wines.

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Page 14 March 15 through April 14 Jai Gallery presents a solo exhibit by Barbara Sorensen exhibit of never-before-exhibited work, as well as her love for March 15, 16 and 17 54th annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival and highest rated sidewalk art on arts activities will be offered March 16 The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields will have added brilliance as it Alisa Weilerstein on cello, and March 17 The Young Composers Composium concert new orchestral works written ners receive cash prizes and professional recordings of their work March 19 Amanda Bearse in Speaker Series Bearse went to New York to March 22 Beethoven direct from Germany in Daytona Beach March 22, 23 and 24 Central Florida Home & Garden Show landscaping, we can learn to 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. Click here to add photo or Drag photo here Nerd is the word $2.00 Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater Academy Award Nominee Best Documentary! THE GATEKEEPERS Fri-Sun 3:45, 6:30, 9:00 Mon-Wed 6:30, 9:00 Thu 9:00 only SOUND CITY Final Two Screenings! Directed by Dave Grohl from Nirvana and Foo Fighters! Fri-Sat 11:30PM Wednesday Night Pitcher Show FLASH GORDON Free on the Enzian lawn! Wed 8:00 Special Program NAIROBI HALF LIFE Kenyas Ofcial Entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards Thu 6:30 GOLDBERGER Other weekend events include: paul GOLDBERGER Why Architecture Matters APRIL 5-7, 2013 The Friends of Casa Feliz Present

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Page 15 INVITE YOU AND A GUEST TO ATTEND AN ADVANCE SCREEENING OFPasses received through this promotion do not guarantee you a seat at the theatre. Seating is on a rst come, rst served basis, except for members of the reviewing press. Theatre is overbooked to ensure a full house. 20TH Century Fox and their af liates accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any loss or accident incurred in connection with use of a prize. Tickets cannot be exchanged, transferred or redeemed for cash, in whole or in part. Not responsible for lost, delayed or misdirected entries. No purchase necessary. Participating sponsors, their employees & family members and their agencies are not eligible.For tickets, log on to www.gofobo.com/rsvp and enter the following code: WPMOMCP3 OPENS MARCH 22thecroodsmovie.com The Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation The Galloway Foundation Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs407.646.2182 | www.BachFestivalFlorida.org ACADEMY OF ST. MARTIN IN THE FIELDSWITH CELLIST ALISA WEILERSTEIN AND PIANIST INON BARNATANSAT | MAR 16 | 8:00 PMTRINITY PREP SCHOOL PERFORMING ARTS CENTER TICKETS $40 to $80 This world-renowned chamber orchestra plus two award-winning soloists equals one magical evening. JOHN V. SINCLAIR, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND CONDUCTOR One night only Reserve your Seats today! George Carroll, M.D., has over 20 years experience in sexual medicine, and is actively involved in the following: Even if Viagra, Cialis or Levitra have not worked for you, the vast majority of diabetic men can resume a normal sex life. OrlandoSexualMedicine.com PINWHEELS | Boy lights up the room CONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 PHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERDogs big and small raced to the nish at the Baldwin Park Doggie Derby on March 9, raising money to help feed poor children. DOGGIE DERBY

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Page 17 ABOUT THE FESTIVAL The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is one of the nations oldest, largest and most prestigious juried outdoor art festivals, consistently rated among the top shows by Sunshine Artist and American Style magazines. Each year more than 350,000 visitors enjoy the show. This year about 1,200 artists from around the world applied for entry and an independent panel of judges selected 225 national and international artists to attend the show. The National Endowment for the Arts, The White House, Congress and many others have lauded the Festival for promoting art and art education in Central Florida. An all volunteer board of directors runs the annual Festival, now celebrating its 54th year. The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival was started by a handful of enthusiasts as a community project to benet local artists and art lovers. The rst festival was held on Park Avenue in March 1960. The festival featured original works of art and, after being advertised for just three weeks before the opening, drew 90 exhibiting artists. Over the next decade, the festival grew to over 600 artists and was spread out over Park Avenue from Fairbanks Avenue to Canton Avenue and on all cross streets. For the past 30 years or so, the festival has been contained solely in the park area and currently features 225 artists and 3 emerging artists. A loving art community has created and nurtured a successful festival that looks forward to another 50 years in Central Park.ART CATEGORIESThere is a wide variety of outstanding artwork. Categories include: Clay, Digital Art, Drawing and Graphics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metal, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Wood.AWARDSThe artists compete for 63 awards totaling $72,500. Best of Show is $10,000. The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival Committee purchases the Best of Show art and donates it to the City of Winter Park. (All previous Best of Show winners are on permanent display at the Winter Park Public Library.) There are also 10 Awards of Excellence; each is $2,000. There are 20 Awards of Distinction; each is $1,000 and there are 30 Awards of Merit; each is $500. In addition, a $2,500 Award for a Distinguished Work of Art is presented through the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art. A $5,000 Art of Philanthropy purchase award donated by the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation has been added for 2013. For additional information, visit experienceparkavenue.com. through Sunday, March 17 Park Avenue and Hannibal Square stores offering merchandise from e xperienceparkavenue.com. merchandise from 50-75% OFF! t h h r ou g h g Thursday,March 14

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Page 18 MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT March 15, Friday 8:00 am Pro duction Set Up 4:30 pm 5:15 pm Beautiful Music Jazz Ensemble 5:45 pm 7:00 pm Matt Shenk Band 7:30 pm 9:00 pm Steve Cole March 16, Saturday 10:00 am 10:45 am Paint it Black Quartet 11:00 am 11:45 am Rollins Brass Quintet 12:00 pm 12:45 pm Suzuki Institute 1:15 pm 2:15 pm Pop Shop 2:30 pm 3:30 pm Rich W alker Trio 4:15 pm 5:45 pm Brian Simpson March 17, Sunday 10:00 am 10:45 am Three Flutes Only 11:15 am 12:15 pm Rollins Acoustic Ensemble 12:30 pm 1:30 pm MakeShift 1:45 pm 2:15 pm Bailey Callahan 2:30 pm 3:00 pm Angela and the Gazebros 3:30 pm 4:30 pm Jeff Kashiwa Programming and Production for 2013 is being provided by Sonny Abelardo Productions CHILDRENS WORKSHOP VILLAGEHey, Kids! Come Create! Have Fun! Its Free! Boys and girls, here is your chance to show everyone your artistic abilities by creating a unique piece of artwork. Best of all, its all free and kids can keep what they make! The fun happens between 10 AM and 4 PM at the Childrens Workshop Village on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Childrens Workshop Village is appropriate for children ages 2 through 12. One of the most popular activities at the Village is easel painting on Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 AM 3:00 PM. In addition, each of our museum partners has prepared interesting handson arts and crafts activities on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 AM 4:00 PM. Bright House Networks Salutes the 54th AnnualWinter Park Sidewalk Art Festival www.brighthouse.com

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Page 19 POSTER ARTISTSince moving to Orlando in 1983, Tom Sadler has dedicated his efforts toward capturing the light, color, and mood of the Central Florida landscape. The intense light, combined with the natural beauty of the many lakes, rivers, and parks of the area provide a never-ending source of inspiration. His paintings come to life as a celebration of this beauty found in nature, sometimes exuberant, at other times more subtle. Receiving his BFA at Auburn University, Sadlers art education also includes the study of oil painting with instructor Jack Dempsey at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Later, he attended the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Since that time he has studied the work of a variety of artists that have had different inuences on his work. Sadler feels a pressing desire and necessity to paint each day. He feels that the door is just opening to the world of revealing all that is possible for him through his artwork. The light from the changing of seasons, times of day, or weather conditions are all fair game when what is often sought is the display of harmony between warm and cool color. Working from life, the artist is also preoccupied with capturing the color and atmosphere that the landscape suggests. Sadler works in oils because of their inherent versatility and permanence. He utilizes consistencies of paint that alternate from very transparent to very opaque. His glazing techniques imbue his work with an unmistakable sense of light. This depiction of light and its manifestations becomes the subject in most of Sadlers works.

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Page 23 Opinions Chris Jepson PerspectivesThe burden of knowing Thinking out louden en to lie down on the paper en en en en en en About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney)He who increases his knowledge only increases his sorrow. According to the World Wildlife extinction rate (the rate of species exJepson is a 24-year resident of Florida. Hes scally conservative, socially liberal, likes art and embraces diversity of opinion. Reach him at Jepson@MEDIAmerica.USLouis Roney Play On! grits! Then there were trips to stopping at a local diner called operator of the Local Yolkl food Nicole is there with her father, explains that she often sees the getting started, wed watch that tacted several graphic designers I was raised to wish everyone well, and to try through my own accomplishments to achieve my fair share of attention.Clyde Moore I LUV Winter ParkBreakfast on wheels We highlight local businesses that are utilizing and selling items made by other locals. Send submissions to iluvwinterpark@earthlink.net Local Luvn Local Toasted Like the Local Yolk food truck in this weeks I LUV Winter Park column, the new Toasted restaurant, featuring crafted grilled cheese and hamburgers sources its bread locally from Olde Hearth Bread Company in Casselberry. Toasted is now located in the Aloma Shopping Center, with plans to grow. The trucks business ofce is located on New York Avenue in downtown Winter Park.

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