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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: 05-09-2013
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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 FINANCE CLASSES FOR KIDS? LIFESTYLES, 9 Can Tars turn it around? After a blowout loss, Rollins has one series left to get it together. SPORTS, 6 Reviving a museum New director hopes to draw the spotlight to Rollins Cornell. LIFESTYLES, 8 Last-minute Mothers Day How about taking her to a show? Josh Garrick has the cultural connection for this weekend. CULTURE, 11 COMMUNITY BULLETIN ............ 4 CALENDAR .................... 7 LIFESTYLES .................... 8 CULTURE ..................... 11 HOME MAGNIFIER .............. 12 OPINIONS .................... 15 CLASSIFIEDS .................. 32 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 Extinction Hypnotherapy/Acupuncture/MassageMedically Managed Dual Diagnosis Evidenced Based Protocols2056 Aloma Ave, Suite 100 Winter Park, FL 32792 www.WinterParkRecoveryCenter.com 407-629-0413 Mary Hageman has lost friends to eating disorders. It wasnt the disorder itself that killed them, but the men tal and emotional anguish that drove them to take their own lives. I have seen it several times, said Hageman, who runs a sup port group for women with food addiction and eating disorders. Its tragic and angering because the truth of the situation is that this is a disease people cant con trol, and often times people are not given the opportunity to get the help they need. White Picket Fence in Win ter Park is one of few that treats the mental health and emotional aspects of obesity, she said, the causes that are harder for many to accept. I think theres a large stigma around eating disorders an orexia, bulimia and binging, Hageman said. People think it should be controlled by will. And that goes for people who suffer from it and people who dont. White Picket Fence founder and clinical director Sandee Neb el said many doctors still treat obesity as something that is con trolled through willpower, but she said there are always mental health and emotional issues that need to be addressed as well. People assume its about moving more and eating less, Nebel said. There are people who can do that and theyre good to go, but then there are others who have some emotional and mental health issues to work through. Even those who struggle with being overweight or obese feel as if they should be able to con trol their behavior and Dr. Indira Abraham-Pratt, a psychologist with Florida Hospitals Healthy 100 Kids program, which works with obese children and their families, said that feeling can make getting help even more dif We have a lot of families feel ing intimidated when they come to us, she said. They feel like they should already know how to do this. Its not as easy as the eat-less, move-more approach. We try to remove that stigma, to help them know theyre not at fault. Abraham-Pratt agreed that there arent many programs that attempt to treat the whole person when it comes to obesity. I have phone calls coming in all the time asking about oth er resources in the community. Families come from an hour to an hour and a half away because they dont have resources in their community, she said. Its quite scarce. A lot of times, families dont have the funds or insurance doesnt cover it, she added. Healthy 100 Kids does not turn limitations. But Nebel said there is some progress being made in the treat ment of obesity. This year, for the At Rollins College, fair trade isnt just about guilt-free coffee anymore its become a schoolwide movement. designated a Fair Trade College through the Fair Trade Colleges and Universities organization. Ann Francis, the program co ordinator for the department of environmental studies and the Sustainability Program, along with interested students, have been working to get the honor during the past year after being inspired by Winter Parks des ignation as a Fair Trade Town in 2012. To achieve the designation, a schools representatives must make a commitment to pur chase fair trade products, create a committee to oversee those businesses that have agreed to participate to make sure they do, make fair trade a part of the curriculum in a range of areas of study, and write up a resolu tion approved by the school ad ministration stating their plans. Rollins Colleges resolution was approved by the Fair Trade Col leges and Universities (FTCU) organization in April. Morally, ethically and envi ronmentally there are so many reasons to buy fair trade, said Rollins student Courtney Bank er, who has worked with Francis during the designation process. today started as a way to protect the human rights of marginal ized workers and producers. Its a response to the failure of conventional trade to deliver sustainable livelihoods that al low workers to invest in their communities to facilitate social development in places of pov erty, according to the World Fair A two-year study by the Flori da Department of Transportation into the feasibility of expanding Maitland Boulevard from four lanes to six is less than a month from completion. ing last week at Ohev Shalom in Maitland, and years of traf 50,000-plus daily drivers of Mai tland Boulevard between Hope Road and Maitland Avenue may FDOT Public Information Di rector Steve Olson said the study, which started 2011, is scheduled mendations to proceed to the project design process. The entire project is estimated to cost the state $7.9 million, with $1.2 mil lion of that allocated to its design. PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Students can purchase fair trade goods at Rollins campus Cornell Museum, which helped it become the rst college in Florida to be named a Fair Trade Colleges registry. Please see BLVD on page 2 Widening the Boulevard Rollins designated a Fair Trade College Study for Maitland Boulevard expansion nearing completion SARAH WILSON Observer Staff BRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff White Picket Fence will host its rst fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, at the Taproom at Dubsdread, 549 W. Par Street in College Park. Visit whitepicketfencecounselingcenter.com Get more information on Healthy 100 Kids at oridahospitalforchildren.com Winning the eating disorder mind game MEGAN STOKES Observer Staff Please see FAIR TRADE on page 2 Please see FENCE on page 2

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Page 2 G R A D U A T I O N L U N C H E O N Supported by: Scott Abramson Merrill Lynch Elon Bodden sponsored by CenterState Bank of Florida Jill Hamilton Buss Healthy Central Florida Mike Cabana Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center Heather Caldwell Winter Park Day Nursery David W. Crabtree, II Architects Design Group Pamela Cribb OCPSWinter Park Tech Moyeshea Robynn Demar Welbourne Avenue Nursery & Kindergarten Lee Ann Fleming Orlando Health Lisa Fleming Fannie Hillman + Associates Wendy Folk Alzheimers Association Rigel Frame Floridas Finest Linen Service Mark Freid Think Creative, Inc. Charlene Hotaling Orange Bank of Florida Garland Ingram II CenturyLink Antonio Jackson Antsworth Eco Transportation Vonda Jones Winter Park Police Department Tonya Kelly Ferrell & Kelly CPAs Megan Lanier Winter Park Chamber of Commerce Kimberly Layton Centennial Bank Jessica Lewis Winter Park Memorial Hospital Lawrence Lyman Tactical Electronics Corporation Kelly Messina Montanna & Associates Michael Miller Rollins College Andrea Morgan Mandy Nice The NICE Life, LLC Patsy Rice Winter Park Housing Authority Kimberly Roberts Kimberly Roberts, AP, LMT, LLC Lynn Sand WUCF TV Sharon Snow RE/MAX 200 Leigh Ann Sprague May lower Retirement Community Dori Stone City of Winter Park Trae Terry Old Florida National Bank Donna Tucker Rollins College Denise Weathers Hannibal Square Community Land Trust Cindy Whitaker B.A.S.E. Camp Childrens Cancer Foundation Thomas Willard Lockheed Martin Ruth Anne Yeats, Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society Thursday, May 16, 2013 11:30 a.m.:30 p.m. Graduation of Class XXIII Val Demings, Former Chief City of Orlando Police Department Presentation of Leadership Winter Park 2013 Community LeaderAward Marni Spence, Partner CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP Presented by: 866-314-3769AIRLINES ARE HIRING The widening is one of three proposed construction plans set overhaul of the neighboring Inter state 4 interchange and changing set to possibly take place around the same time as the widening in late-2015, Olson said, had some residents raising concerns at the April 30 hearing over construc tion overload. [FDOTs] concern is this 1.2 mile stretch from Hope Road to Maitland Avenue, but if you look at it in the scheme of things, theres really three different things hap pening on that road, Olson said. But the widening of the traf mained a top priority and one having received the majority of the publics support. Two noise walls and utilization of off-system bike paths are both factors added to the proposed design to help aid in noise and safety concerns. FDOT is continuing to take in public comment about the pro posed plans as part of the April 30 public hearing online and by mail through May 10. To stay up to date on the progress of the Maitland Boulevard expansion, visit maitland-sr414.com. The public can submit comments pertaining the project and April 30 public hearing on the website, or by contacting Consultant Project Manager Chris Rizzolo at 386943-5378 or chris.rizzolo@dot.state..us by May 10. BLVD | C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE For more information about Rollins College and its work to be a green, sustainable school, visit Rollins.edu/ sustainability. To learn more about Fair Trade Colleges and Universities, go to fairtradeuniversities.org Trade Organization. Not only are fair trade prod ucts produced for a fair wage, they are grown and made under safe working conditions in an eth ical environment, which means no child or slave labor. And, a focus on sustainability and the protec tion and conservation of the envi ronment is required. I believe very strongly in en vironmental stewardship, said Francis, whos been working on making Rollins greener since 1999 with her start as a recycling pro ponent on campus. Francis said being a Fair Trade College is aligned with the schools mission to protect the en vironment. Thats really what Rollins is all about, giving back to the world and our community, said Sandy Todd, executive assistant at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, where and jewelry. At Rollins College the biggest fair trade item and the most common one sold in the U.S. is coffee. At the schools dining fa cilities and all its catered events, fair trade coffee, tea, chocolate and other food items are served. Along with the spirit of fair trade, Sodexo, the company that manag es the schools dining programs, purchases 10 percent of its pro duce from local vendors. We know the farmers person ally; weve been to the farms, said Hernan Gustavo Vasconez, director of operations. We are committed to make the differ ence. In the bookstore, students can also purchase fair-trade-made Rollins shirts and gear, found next to a sign that says Changed Lives. Francis hopes that she can add more to Rollins list of ethi cal items on campus. Shes re searching more food products, and wants to add athletic gear and uniforms if its possible in the schools budget. The most important mission through the Fair Trade designa tion, according to Francis and the FTCU, is that fair trade be incorporated into the schools curriculum, and that through the designation there will be more awareness on campus. They want students to learn what fair trade means, and take a stance in favor of it whenever they can. Its really empowering the farmers and the craftsmen, and its empowering the consumer to choose with their dollar, Banker said. Its something that Rollins needs to support, to educate its students and its community. The best impact itll make is educating new students coming through, Francis said. Theyre going to be exposed to things that they didnt know they may have a passion about. FAIR TRADE | Consumer stance affects more than just coffee C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE in the Diagnostic and Statisti cal Manual of Mental Disorders, which categorizes disorders. Which means theres an op portunity for insurance to pay for treatment, Nebel said. Picket Fence Foundation about a year ago. They see about 20 pa tients a week for little to no cost out of leased space on the Calvary Church property in Winter Park, offering one-on-one and family counseling, support groups and meditation. But Nebel said she knows the need is greater. Its not very popular to say, Im overweight, let me go to counseling and work through this for a year or two, she said. People want immediate results, which is hard for some people to maintain. We hope to be able to help more people. FENCE | C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE

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Page 3 Over the next week, Amanda and I were F some A Amanda, on t he other hand, had different plans. She had no intentions of giving up.A to God and prayed for his intervention. When I awoke the next morning, Amanda ! Against All Odds by David Sprague Today Celebrating Life, Faith and the Power of Hope When a home pregancy test informed my wife and I that she was pregnant, I was not exactly excited. In fact, at that moment, my reaction was somewhat subdued. In hindsight, I wish that I could have shared my wifes excitement. T h Winter Park City Talk BY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER KaBOOM! Names Winter Park among 217 Playful City USA communities With research proving play is critical to the overall well being of children, 217 cities and towns, in cluding Winter Park, earned rec KaBOOM! as 2013 Playful City USA communities for their efforts to give children the childhood they deserve by providing ample opportunities for play. Todays generation of children play less than any previous generation, de Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics reports that play is essential to the social, emotional, cognitive and physical well being of children. Sponsored by the Humana Foundation, Playful City USA is a national program from KaBOOM! that celebrates and promotes local policies that increase play oppor tunities for children, and is a key platform in combating the lack of play among children. The Parks and Recreation Department of the city of Winter Park takes pride in providing quality play spaces and ensuring that each one is well maintained. KaBOOM! created Playful City USA in 2007 and it is through community support that the pro gram succeeds. Kids need to play actively every day at home, in school and their communities, yet play is disappearing, said Darell Hammond, founder and CEO of KaBOOM! and author of The New York Times Best Seller Ka Play. Children spend nearly eight hours a day in front of a screen; almost half of all poor stu dents are deprived of recess; and to make matters worse, only 1 in 5 children live within walking dis tance of a park. Playful City USA communities like Winter Park are creating innovative programs and initiatives and deserve recogni tion because of their efforts to give kids the childhood they deserve and best prepare them for their future. For the sixth consecutive year, Florida paced the nation with 32 Playful City USA communities. California earned second-place with 26 communities, while Texas USA communities. Each of the 2013 Playful City USA communi ties demonstrated creative com mitments to addressing the lack of play among children. Playful City USA celebrates and high lights these unique initiatives de veloped by communities across the country. A primary goal of Playful City USA is to encourage cities and towns to share ideas, concepts and programs in an ef fort to increase play opportunities for children. KaBOOM! also selected Winter Park for its outstanding dedica tion to play. Winter Park is getting much closer to attaining its goal of providing a playspace within a one-mile walking distance of every resident with the help of a Lets Play construction grant, which helped build a playground in Fleet Peeples Park in March. This marks Winter Parks third year as a Playful City USA. The 217 Playful City USA com munities are now eligible for ad ditional grants via Lets Play, a community partnership led by Dr. Pepper Snapple Group to get kids and families active nation wide. Grant recipients will be an nounced in the fall. For more information on the KaBOOM! Playful City USA pro gram including Lets Play grants and applications for 2014, visit playfulcityusa.org May 13 CRA meeting There will be a CRA meeting City Hall Commission Chambers located at 401 S. Park Ave., to dis cuss the Winter in the Park holi day ice skating rink. May 13 City Commission meeting Following the CRA meeting, there will be a City Commission Mayors Report Humanity, dedication of 626 W. Comstock Ave. Melanson Day Safety Month Medical Services Week their Class 1 Public Protection Non-action items 2013 Consent agenda 4/22/13. contracts and formal solicita tions (for a full listing, please visit cityofwinterpark.org under Whats New > City Commission Agenda). Park holiday ice rink contract with Magic Ice. Action items requiring discussion monds Ave. in exchange for 813 W. New England Ave. hicle Sales Agreement as well as Settlement and Use Agreements for the Orlando RV properties. Management Inc. contract. Commission meetings. Public hearings To extend until Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, the conditional use ap proval granted to permit the re development of the property at 301 S. New York Ave. with a new drive-in bank teller facility. of the ordinances changing the future land use designations and zoning on the properties at 930, 950 and 960 Minnesota Ave. nance vacating and abandoning certain streets within the Ravaud age Planned Development and Home Acres area. establishing city zoning on the non-Ravaudage properties in the Home Acres annexation area. nance establishing hours of op eration for state licensed massage therapy businesses and to prohib it residential use of such commer nance revising the permitted uses along Park Avenue, south of Com stock Avenue, and providing the dining restaurants. nance amending Section 42-1, Def tion, of Chapter 42, Elections, to requirements. sions full agenda on the home page of cityofwinterpark.org un der Whats New > City Commis sion Agenda. 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Page 4 *Fully Licensed and Insured so you have piece of mind!* Our Family is Devoted to Serving Your Familys Home Improvement Needs! We know Your Satisfaction is Our Business!With the real estate market coming back strong there has never been a better time to invest in your home than NOW!Contact us today for your FREE in Home Consultation! SERVICING FAMILIES LIKE YOURS SINCE 2000 Kitchen Remodel Cabinet Installation Custom Tile Installation Painting Handyman and more 407.967.5486www.PrinceHomeImprovements.com Were giving away our Guide Quick Fix Revamps That Wont Cost You a Fortune. Just visit our website to download yours FREE NOW! Business Briefs Community Bulletin Funding brings new hope The 12th annual Art of the Vine was held at Fields BMW in Winter Park on April 12, and continues to generate needed fund ing for New Hope for Kids This popular fundraiser netted more than $208,000 for the Center for Grieving Children located in Maitland, and Wishes for Kids programs. Seeking swimmers The Stone Crabs Swim Team is a yearround USA Swimming program that prac tices at the Winter Park High School Pool throughout the year. Our team is currently holding registration for new swimmers. Swimmers of all ages elementary aged through high school aged; and abili ties novice through advanced are welcome to join the Stone Crabs Swim Team. Swimmers do not need to have any prior swim team experience. For more in formation, please contact Coach Stone at stonecrabs@aol.com Historical honors The Florida Historical Society at its annual meeting in May will present The 2013 David C. Brotemarkle Award to Dr. Maurice OSullivan, Kenneth Curry pro fessor of literature at Rollins College, and Mr. Bill Dudley, award-winning Florida technical director. Movers support moms Three out of every 10 women in the Unit ed States will experience domestic vio lence in their lifetime. This Mothers Day, more than 415 schools from 31 states are working to collect items to donate to moms stuck living in shelters as a result of domestic abuse or homelessness as part of the Two Men and a Truck Movers for Moms program Students will show their love for moms in crisis at more than 115 shelters across the country by col lecting essential daily living items such as soap, shampoo and other toiletries. Visit twomenandatruck.com/movers-formoms for more information. Got historical College Park pics? The Historical Committee of the College Park Neighborhood Association is work ing with Arcadia Publishing to produce a book on College Park and needs your help! The book will contain more than 150 pictures of College Park and we will need nearly twice that amount in or der for us to have a selection to choose from. Owners will not need to give up their pictures; the committee can scan them at your home or place of business. Email CPNAhistorical@gmail.com for a list of photos in need. Best in business Full-time MBA student Colin Myers of Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business has been named this years SunTrust Distinguished Leader of Merit, a top honor given to the Leadership Cen ters second-year MBA student. Winners must exemplify qualities of ethical, re sponsible and thoughtful leadership and apply these characteristics and practices at the school and in the community. HBIF win award The Hispanic Business Initiative Fund of Florida has been named the recipient of Bank of Americas Neighborhood Build ers award The award provides highperforming nonprots with $200,000 in unrestricted grant funding and leadership development for its executive directors and emerging leaders. News from WMFE Derek Blakeslee chairman of the Board of Trustees of Community Communica tions Inc. (WMFE), announced the ap pointment of LaFontaine Oliver to the position of president and general man ager for WMFE-FM (90.7 News). In this role, Oliver will manage the operations of Orlandos leading public radio station. Small business soars Mercantile Capital Corporation, which specializes in providing commercial prop erty nancing for small business owners via the U.S. Small Business Administra tion 504 loan program announced that it closed 10 commercial loans in the rst quarter to nance projects worth more than $47.3 million in total project costs. Local lawyers make the list Orlando Magazine recently published the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in Ameri ca which includes 15 lawyers from the Orlando ofce of international law rm Greenberg Traurig Laying the law Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed P.A. is proud to announce that Aaron J. Gorovitz a long-time real estate partner with the rm, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Meritas, a global alliance of 7,124 expe rienced lawyers in 175 full-service law rms serving 236 markets all rigor ously qualied, independent and collab orative. RUNNING OF THE CHIHUAHUAS PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Tiny, sombrerowearing Chihuahuas took to the races May 4 at Cocina 214s rst annual Running of the Chihuahuas event.

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Page 5 The Maitland Fire Department would like to take the opportunity to introduce our residents to our relatively new program entitled the Residential Knox-Box Pro gram. Many residents will have no idea what a Knox-Box is, or what it has to do with the Fire De partment. organizations to certain target groups is not new, but Maitland is one organization that recog residential Knox box is a box that hangs outside on your front door. It is a high security key safe des ignated for single-family homes that only Maitland Fire Rescue re sponders can access. With a residential Knox-Box installed, emergency respond ers can respond quickly, without forcing entry or breaking doors. We simply access your entrance key stored inside the box along with your emergency contact in formation; provide medical or other assistance and re-lock your door when we leave. These boxes are designed for our seniors that live alone or for our residents that have extensive medical issues that would prevent them from being able to answer the door in the event of an emergency when our responders arrive. We were able to purchase these boxes through a grant we received from our close friends at the Winter Park Health Foundation. Due to the popularity of these boxes with our residents and the limited amount of boxes we have available at this time, loaner boxes serve basis. There is an applica application soon under the Fire Rescue section on the city website at itsmymaitland.com or by call ing 407-539-6226. When a box is available, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment to have it installed. If none are available, you will be placed on a waiting list in the order of the request re ceived. It is our goal to be able to supply boxes for all of our inter ested residents meeting the target hearing from you. All the members of the Mai tland Fire Rescue Department thank you for allowing us to serve you and this beautiful city in line with our department slogan Our family helping yours, what ever it takes. If you have any additional questions about the program please feel free to contact our program manager PM/Engineer 407-539-6226. Paramedic/Engineer Chase Rozell Maitland Fire Department CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 13, 2013 Special Presentations Proclamation Emergency Medical Services Week Resolution Dr. Todd Husty Proclamation National Police Week Proclamation Public Works Week Public Hearings Ordinance Chapter 4.7 Boards and Committees, Article V. Planning and Zoning Commis sion, Section 4.7-20 Commission Ordinance Petition No. 201301 (AZ) Chapter 21 and Chapter 5. Article VI. Sign Code Amendment Consent Agenda Approve Council Minutes of April 22, 2013 Receive Transportation Ad visory Board Minutes of Jan. 10, 2013 Receive Planning & Zoning Commission Minutes of Feb. 21, 2013 & March 21, 2013 Contract Chippewa Trail Wa ter Transmission Mains Upgrade Family Medical Leave Act Fed eral Update Decisions Quiet Zones Council Meeting Speaker Cards Requested by Vice Mayor Frosch For updates, please check our website at itsmymaitland.com JOIN US JOIN US JOIN US American Heart Associations 2013 Orlando Go Red For Women Luncheon Waldorf Astoria at Bonnet Creek 14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane | Orlando, FL 32821 Friday, May 17, 2013 | 10:30am 1:30pm To learn more, become involved, and purchase tickets please visit www.heart.org/orlandogored nationally sponsored by locally sponsored by media sponsors KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. AVAILABLE MAY 21ST ON BLU-RAY COMBO PACK, WITH DVD, DIGITAL COPY AND ULTRAVIOLET ENTER FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A BLU-RAY COMBO PACKSend us your name and mailing address to tcraft@turnstilemediagroup.com BLACK L INE ART L OGOThe Black Line Art Logo should be used for production techniques and materials where detail or tonal versions cannot be reproduced. The correct size should be chosen to maintain the highest possible reproduction quality of the copyright symbol and A Comcast Company line. To ensure legibility, the Black Line Art Logo is available in large, medium, small and extra small sizes. The chart shows the correct size to use based on the width across the word Universal. Note: All sizes require the A Comcast Company line, except the extra small size. The extra small size intentionally does NOT contain the A Comcast Company line and copyright symbol. Also, the 00th Anniversary line is NOT to be used in the extra small size. r ffff n 3.05 decimal inches and larger ........ Large 1.55.0 decimal inches ............... Medium .755.5 decimal inches ................ Small .40.75 decimal inches ................ Extra Small LOGO S FOR USE IN tbt LOGO S FOR USE IN tbAND BEYOND Maitland City Talk BY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Maitland Fire Rescue Department Residential Knox-Box Program

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Page 6 $104,000 $108,160 $111,405 $115,861 $119,950 $119,950 $124,748 $129,738 $129,738 $134,928 $131,080 $171,819 $183,846 $225,219 $240,985 $89,861 $78,141 $59,882 $75,679 $82,486 $96,532 $99,939 $61,477 $75,896 $85,597 $85,595 $97,069 $84,961 W h i c h l i n e g i v e s y o u t h e b e s t c h a n c e f o r s u cce s s ? I llustr a tion per iod: 1 -1-2000 thr ough 1-1-2012. Each e xample sho wn assumes $100,000 initial pr emium with no withdr a w als M ar ket v alue based on the S&P 500 Index. H i s t o r i c a l perf o r m a n c e o f the S & P 5 0 0 I n d e x s h o u l d not be c onsider ed a r epr esen ta tion of cur r en t or futur e per f or manc e of the I nde x or of an y annuit y H ypothetical inde x annuit y pr oduc t illustr a tion assumes cr editing method of a 6% annual poin t -t o -poin t cap and annual r eset H ypothetical I nc ome R ider V alue assumes a 7% annual r a t e of r etur n f or inc ome pur poses I llustr a tion v alues r epr esen t g r oss r etur ns A ssumed annuit y r a t es and ac tual hist or ical pr ic es of the S&P 500 I nde x w er e used in this purely hypothetical example for the purpose of illustrating comparitive values and to illustrate how the Interest-Crediting Strategy might have guaranteed. Past performance does not guarantee future results. O N E S H OTY o u o n l y h a v e a t r et i r em en t w i ll f a ll6 0% o f A m er i c a n s s h o r t. M ember of(407)-644-6646w w w .aS af eHar b or .c omB ob A dams P r esiden t/CEOA S af eHar bor LL C bob@asaf ehar bor .c om Illustration period: 12-31-1999 though 12-31-2012According to paycheckforlife.com, three out of ve middle-class Americans entering retirement today are projected to outlive their nancial assets. Learn how to protect your retirement account from losses, maintain upside potential and maximize your lifetime income. Call us today for your PERSONALIZED SAFE MONEY REPORT. Thursday, May 23, 2013 7:45 a.m.Registration & Networking 8 a.m.Breakfast & Program Senator Andy Gardiner Representative Karen Castor Dentel Mayor Teresa Jacobs Mayor Ken Bradley Reservations may be made at www.winterpark.org Call us today, stop by for a visit, join us for lunch, or all of the above. You are always welcome! A Senior Living Community where Hospitality is a Way of Life.Excellence in Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation e quality of care is outstanding. Our mother has made so many friends here. And she especially loves the hair salon! Peggy, her daughter Merrel & son Dwight The penultimate conference se ries for the Tars on the baseball di amond ended in a series loss after a 1-8 trouncing by Nova South eastern on May 4. Thursday and series before the postseason. Theyll be looking to erase the bad memories of an unusual se ries featuring a 9-8 Rollins win that was bookended by a pair of blowout losses. In a rare shelling, starter An thony Figliolia gave up eight earned runs in just three innings of game one, striking out three in the process. His relief wasnt much help, with seven more runs up on the board by the time the game was done. In game two, a massive early lead by the Tars was nearly un done by two late NSU rallies, but closer Eric Morse managed to hang on for a 9-8 win after giving up a leadoff homer in the ninth. Zach Persky launched a two-run shot en route to three hits in the game. starter Isaiah Sakany struck out four but gave up four runs, while the Tars managed just one run in header. The Tars (23-21-1, 8-12-1) travel to Lakeland on Thursday and Fri day for three games against Flor ida Southern, starting at 3 p.m. Thursday. Winter Park was en route to Timber Creek after a 7-1 regional Lucie Centennial on May 1 on the baseball diamond. The Tuesday night showdown at press time would be a make-it-or-break-it shot for the Wildcats at reaching the regional championship game. Small ball dominated the night for the Wildcats, who had no trou ble making it around the bases in tennial. It was one of the teams big blowouts of the year, adding to their 11-1 smashing of Univer sity in the district tournament. If the Wildcats managed an up set win over Timber Creek, theyll May 10, with the location deter mined by the winner of East Lake versus Durant. In either case, the Wildcats would play on the road. Edgewater The Eagles hosted Melbourne Wednesday afternoon at press time, following a 9-3 romp over round of regional action. If they a win, theyll host at 7 p.m. Friday night for the championship. Postseason bids in the air for Winter Park, Edgewater Tars look to recover momentum in final series before playos ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff

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Page 7 Calendar MAY 9 The Central Florida Anthropological Societys May Lecture A forgotten community: Archaeology of old St. Joseph Gulf County, Florida by Christopher Hunt is from 7 to 9 p.m. on May 9 at Leu Gardens. On Thursday, May 9 at 5:30 p.m., acclaimed author and documentary lmmaker Bill Belleville will speak on The Other Historic Preservation: Salvaging Floridas Natural Heritage . Belleville is particu larly well-known for his documentary In Marjories Wake, which retraced author Marjorie Kinnan Rawl ings famed 1933 trip exploring the St. Johns River. MAY 10 Workforce Central Florida will link veterans with em ployers at the inaugural Paychecks 4 Patriots Hir ing Fair. Veterans, retired military and their spouses are invited to attend from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 10 at the National Guard Armory, 2809 S. Ferncreek Drive, Orlando. Nationally, about 22 percent, or one in ve veterans, were unemployed in 2011, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics. Employers inter ested in attending can register for the event at no cost at WorkforceCentralFlorida.com/hiringevents The A&H Associates, volunteer corps of the Art & His tory Museums Maitland (A&H), in partnership with Performing Arts of Maitland, proudly present the rst concert in the 2013 Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. May 10 in the A&Hs beautiful Main Garden, lo cated at 231 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland. The series kicks-off with by popular Central Florida band The Hindu Cowboys, whose sound has been described as rich with folk, traditional string band and organic corn-fed roots music all topped off with retro-country gravy. Vist artandhistory.org for more information. Smart Coffee HD is having a grand opening from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 521 S. Park Ave. in Winter Park. Free sample coffee blends until 1 p.m. Visit smartcof feehd.net for more information. As part of the Good Morning Winter Park program Rollins College and Becky Wilson will disuss plans for a Rollins baseball stadium and the potential for minor league baseball coming to Winter Park Its at 7:45 a.m. May 10 at the Winter Park Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Avenue. MAY 11 A Gift for Teaching and A1 Assets are teaming up to host an electronics recycling drive to benet local students in need. The event will be held on Saturday, May 11, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at A Gift For Teach ing, located at 6501 Magic Way, Building 400C, in Orlando (near the intersection of John Young Parkway and Oak Ridge Road). The Science of Wine returns to the Orlando Science Center. Drink wine and learn about it too with the help of Akerman, Southern Wine and Spirits, Tims Wine Market and Constellation Academy of Wines Luis Torres. More than 100 ne wines will be featured from 7 to 10 p.m. May 11. Visit osc.org/wine or call 407-514-2000 for more information. On Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Art & History Museums Maitland holds an ofcial Plein Air Paint Day with Josette Urso. Painters from around Central Florida are encouraged to come and create alongside Urso. Guests will discover the tools and techniques Urso uses to create her widely-collected paintings, as they enjoy the beauty of the A&Hs Mai tland Art Center campus. Visit artandhistory.org for more information. MAY 14 Legal Issues Impacting Seniors will teach how to stop elder abuse, the ABCs of Medicare and more from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. on May 14 at Marks Street Senior Center at 99 Marks St., Orlando. Call 407-422-3017 for reservations. MAY 15 The city of Maitland Leisure Services Department in conjunction with the city of Maitland Police Depart ment is hosting a S.A.F.E. Class on Wednesday, May 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Maitland Community Park meeting room. Please join us for this free informative class. Class size is limited to the rst 12 signed up. The class is for women only ages 18 and older. Call 407-539-0042 for more information. ONGOING Through the end of May, the Maitland Public Library at 501 S. Maitland Ave. is hosting an exhibition of Maury Hurts artwork to honor him in the wake of his passing.

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Page 8 Lifestyles Its the Best of Both Worlds.Lurene Braswell had long thought that one day The Mayower would be the ideal place for retirement although making the actual move was not on her immediate radar screen. But when her husband passed away, things changed. Encouraged by her daughter, Linda Bailey, who lives in Winter Park, Lurene made the decision to relocate. It was meant to be, she explains. I love my new apartment, and I no longer have the burden of maintaining and cleaning a big house. Mothers right around the corner, but she has her own space, adds Linda. Now she can spend birthdays, holidays and good times with her children and grandchildren. And as a family, we have peace of mind knowing she will always receive the very best in care . its the best of both worlds.If your loved one needed long-term care, what would you do? Call today, and lets talk about it: 407.672.1620. THE RIGH T DECISION... THE MAYFLOWER RET IREMENT COMMUNIT Y [ for the whole family ]8 8 1 4 1 P R AD WPO 5/2013 Winter Pa rk's Distinctive R etir ement Community www.themayf lower .com 1620 Mayf lower Court Winter Park, FL 32792 MAY 941 Braswell Ad_WPO.indd 1 4/9/13 10:10 AM Train ONLINE for Allied Health and Medical Management. Job placement assistance. Computer and MEDICAL CAREERS BEGIN HERECall 888-203-3179www.CenturaOnline.com A few hundred years can pass forward, and then back, all in the span of a few feet inside the Cornell Fine Arts Museum. An cient large-scale oil portraits hang inches from abstract modern day works, taking you on an abridged trip through the museums collec tion history from the 1890s to the present. From Renaissance paintings of Madonna and Child, to Ameri can landscape works of the 1800s, the gallery walls of the museum on the Rollins College campus serve as a timeline of its collection history in acquisition order. The museums most recent ma jor acquisition, however, doesnt come framed or attached to a wall. Last fall, New York transplant and new Baldwin Park resident Ena Heller was named the new execu a years-long void at the museum just in time to celebrate its 35th anniversary. ness, she celebrated the occasion with free admission for the rest of the year, to help re-acclimate the Orlando community to one of its on the lakeside of the Rollins Col lege campus. Im really trying to say to the greater Orlando community that this is a resource not utilized as much as it should, she said. Between the free admission and enriched programming for adults, students and children, Heller and the museum are gain ing exposure with as many local community passersby as possible. Heller left her position as the founding director of the Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA) in New York City to take the position at Rollins and residence in Baldwin Park, and she said shes already come to love the Orlando arts community along with the Flor ida weather and her 10-minute commute. For me its very exciting right now, she said. I see a lot of com munity support and a lot of po tential around here, especially in growing the museum. Hellers daughter is enrolled at Glenridge Middle School, and she said shes been putting a con certed effort into getting other lo cal schools involved in the arts at to CFAMilies programming. Im one of those people who thinks the younger you get ex posed to the arts the better, she said. It really opens your mind and your eyes in completely dif ferent ways. It opens a whole new lens to see the world through. PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Ena Heller has made it a mission to revive a museum, working to put Rollins Cornell Fine Arts Museum back on the map with events and free admission. Curating Cornell SARAH WILSON Observer Staff The ability to blend the arts with academia was one of the draws of the Cornell job for Heller. She knew shed not only be able to curate the museum, but also have access to students and professors on campus. It was the perfect mix, bring ing those two worlds together, she said. Another mix shes working to perfect is that of permanent col lection displays and changing exhibits in the museums differ ent showrooms. The Collecting for the Cornell exhibit, featuring highlights from the permanent collection hung in chronologically acquired order, will be on display through Sept. 1. In order to move forward, she said, its often good to look back to see how you got to where you are letting the differ ences in displays speak for them selves. Exhibitions, she said, are what museums do, but collections are what museums are. Im one of those people whos quo, and I think I came in (at) a good point where this museum is really ready to start up and do more, she said. Id like it to be the other museum in Winter Park that everybody knows about. Ev erybody knows about the Morse, but everyone should know about Cornell too.

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Page 10 One Senior Place ... See our full Calendar of Events at OneSeniorPlace.com407.949.6733715 Douglas Avenue Altamonte Springs, FL 32714M-F 8:30am 5pmM O N DA Y, M A Y 13 Senior Club Sponsored by Family Physicians Group Every Monday 10am-12noon May 13 Computer Club May 20 Movie Day May 27 Closed for Memorial Day The Real Estate Specialists are IN 10am-1pm (also 20th) Presented by Exit Real Estate Results TU ESDA Y, M A Y 14 Why do hearing aids cost so much? 3:30pm-5pm (also 21st, 28th) Presented by Harmony Hearing Centers of America RSVP 407-545-4098 Crafts & Conversation 2pm-4pm Hosted by VITAS Innovative Hospice Care RSVP 407-949-6733 W ED N ESDA Y, M A Y 15 Medicare Educational Workshop 1pm-2:30pm Presented by Medicare Plan Options RSVP 407-949-6723 Senior Survival Workshop 2pm-4pm Presented by the Law Ofce of Kathleen Flammia RSVP 407-478-8700 THUR SDA Y, M A Y 16 The Real Estate Specialists are IN 9am-12noon (also 23rd, 30th) Presented by Exit Real Estate Results FRI DA Y, M A Y 17 Zumba Gold Exercise Class 11:30am-12:30am By Orlando Family Physicians SPEC I AL EVE N T: Womans Day Extravaganza! Friday, May 31 10am-2pm Massages, Make-Overs, Jewelry, Resources, Guidance, Door Prizes & Refreshments Hosted by One Senior PlaceCalendar of Events May 2013 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 EmployFlorida.com1-866-352-2345 Employ Florida is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. The Employ Florida telephone number may be reached by persons using TTY/TTD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711. Disponible en Espanol. JOB RESOURCES at EmployFlorida.com helped me nd a new job I enjoy earning higher pay than I did before I was laid off. You too can discover REAL RESULTS with Employ Florida. HIRED. RANDAL HARDBOWER Industrial Electrician Green Circle Bio Energy Inc. OPENS ON MAY 15th!StarTrekMovie.comLIVE LONG & PROSPER Tickets are available while supplies last. Seating is NOT guaranteed and is on a rst-come, rst-served basis. Theater is overbooked to ensure a full house. Rated PG-13. STARFLEET INVITES YOU AND A GUEST TO ATTEND THE ADVANCE SCREENING OF For your chance to receive an advance screening pass for two go to WWW.GOFOBO.COM/RSVP and enter the code: WPMOQLG5 ACHIEVEMENT | Junior Achievement program teaches employment and life skills C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 9 The program is teaching kids like Clay the life skills they might not get in the classroom. It shows you how to separate the necessities from things you just what, Clay said. How you should budget your money. Clay was chosen to speak at this past years Junior Achieve ments Mid-Florida Business Hall of Fame. Im very proud of him; he exceeds my expectations, Clays mom Jill DeHart said. I think JA is a great program that everybody will learn something from. Cathy Alper uses the Junior Achievement program through out all four years at Crooms Acad emy of Information Technology, to prepare the students for enter ing the work force. T program teaches the students how to write a resume and cover letters, put together portfolios, and go on in terviews. It is like a developmental pro gram throughout high school, Alper said. Work skills are taught and transferred into the work en vironment. I believe its an asset or resource that I cant imagine doing our four-year career plan without them (JA). Although these high school students are learning skills they can apply to the workforce, stu dents are also taught life-skills through JA, as young as second grade. Rosa Williams teaches second grade social studies at Woodlands Elementary and she uses JA in her classroom to teach her students the value of voting. They begin by voting on small things like what to do with an empty lot in the community. Its hard for them to not vote the way their friends vote, Wil liams said. They learn to vote on what they think is right. So they can carry on this lesson as an adult, even when voting for the president. Clay is one of many students that will carry on the life-lessons that JA is instilling in so many stu dents across Central Florida. I think Junior Achievement has given me an advantage, De Hart said. I know how to go out and do other things in the future. PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Clay DeHart spoke at last years Junior Acievement Mid-Florida Business Hall of Fame about how the program has helped him succeed.

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Page 11 Now through This is a great time to check our calendars for some outstand ing performances moving into do that lets count ourselves lucky for having such outstand ing talent right here where we live. Now through May 11 The All Night Strut Swing is the thing in this musical celebration of the 1930s and s. The All Night Strut is a musical celebration that carries us through the Great Depression jazz, blues and bebop to keep our toes tapping to legendary song-writers Loesser, Ellington, Calloway and the Gershwins. From the funk-jive of Harlem to the sophistication of El Morocco, All Night Strut is a combina tion of harmony and rhythm at the Winter Park Playhouse. Call 407-645-0145 or visit winterpark playhouse.org Now through May 12 Mad Cows Cabaret Festival Mad Cows Cabaret Festival is even better this season in its new home on Church Street in downtown Orlando. The Festival is host to more than 30 perfor mances of Broadway, comedy, and Cabaret headliners. The Festival runs through May 12. Call 407-297-8788 or visit orland ocabaret.com Now through May 26 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer This special Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) version of the Sawyer matching wits with Aunt Polly and taking the adventure of his life with Becky and Huckle berry Finn. Based on the charac ters created by Mark Twain and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer has thrills, comedy and a bit of American history for the whole family. Call 407-896-7365 or visit orlandorep.com Now through May 26 The Wizard of Oz Oz performers are brilliantly cast, and the production includes Terry Olson, Orange Countys di rector of Arts & Cultural Affairs, doling out wisdom in the role of the Wizard. Call 407-877-4736 or visit gardentheatre.org May 11 How to Succeed with the Orlando Philharmonic Fresh from its brilliant produc tion of the opera Madama But will take on the classic Broadway show How to Succeed in Busi ness Without Really Trying. Christopher Wilkins will conduct and Frank McClain directs the musical in which window-wash er J. Pierrepont Finch scratches his way to the top at World Wide Wickets. This Frank Loesser mu sical won both the Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize in 1962. Presented in two performances on May 11 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Bob Carr PAC, reserve your tickets by calling 407-770-0071 or visiting orlandophil.org May 11 The Science of Wine at the Orlando Science Center The largest collection of wines of any Orlando event comes to the Orlando Science Center on May 11 beginning at 7 p.m. for The Science of Wine with presentations on many aspects of wine, as well as the opportunity wines from the worlds great wine regions. This fundraiser for the Science Center, presented by Akerman Southern Wine & Spir its, will offer gourmet foods to accompany the wine selections, and Tims Wine Market will offer wine education stations. Call 407514-2233 or visit osc.org/wine May 14 to 19 Memphis to Orlando Direct from Broadway It won the 2010 Tony Award for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Orchestration, and now Memphis is heading to Orlando. From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tenn., comes this hot new musi cal bursting with explosive danc ing, songs and a tale of forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, Memphis dances into the Bob Carr PAC from May 14 to 19. Tickets are available online at Or landoBroadway.com or by calling 1-800-982-2787. May 15 to 28 The Fringe Festival That wacky, often-weird, and always-wonderful festival of plays called Fringe will pres ent 100 performance groups in Fringe 2013. Fringes philosophy is to be 100 percent uncensored, 100 percent non-juried, and 100 percent accessible. This celebra tion of the performing arts takes place at Loch Haven Park in the last two weeks of May offer ing uncensored performances, a lively outdoor stage, Visual Remembering that Fringe plays are uncensored, youll want to check the schedule for plays that are adults only and which ones are (age-appropriate) Kids a complete schedule. 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. This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater Saturday Matinee Classics Starring Academy Award Winner Dustin Hoffman THE GRADUATE Sat 12:00PM Mothers Day Brunch, featuring GONE WITH THE WIND Sun 10:00AM Starring Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon MUD Fri Sat 3:00, 6:15, 9:30 Sun 5:00, 8:15 Mon, Wed, Thu 6:15, 9:30 Tue 6:15 only Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar Community Chamber Luncheon Meet Paul Baker, Vice-President External RelationsFrom Research, The Power to Cure Wednesday, May 15, 11:30 am 1:00 pm Maitland Civic Center, 641 S. Maitland Avenue Cost: $15.00 Chamber Members with RSVP by 5:00 pm Monday, May 13 After the deadline $20.00 $20.00 Non-Members Reservations Required! 407-644-0741 Maitland Chamber of Commerce 407-644-0741 jlee@maitlandchamber.com www.maitlandchamber.com 110 N. Maitland Ave. Maitland, FL 32751 Catered By Event Coordinator Printing & Design Corporate Sponsor

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Page 12 Homes Observer 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 Spacious Winter Park Home Custom Built on Lake Conway Walk to Park Avenue THE JERRY OLLER & SHIRLEY JONES TEAM Offering personalized service & attention to detail to every client. SOLD NEW PRICE RealtyTrac recently named Orlando as the No. 1 market Spring is in full bloom and it would appear love is in the air for investors hoping to make a killing in the Or lando real estate market. Daren Blomquist, RealtyTrac vice president, stated May 1 that the average price investors were paying for homes in Orlando was $103,701, and the resale price when sold within six months or just under $65,000. The website went on to note that nearly 2,000 Orlando area in 2012. Investors typically purchase a home that needs some work with cash, remodel it, and then resell it groups hire their own teams of contractors and buy supplies in bulk to cut down on the over head. Once the home is brought up to lenders standards, given curb appeal and some interior able inventory down from 8,666 last March to the current supply of 6,937, there are fewer homes to choose from. Buyers however, are not discouraged by this fact. National Association of Real tors chief economist Lawrence the March Pending Home Sales Index that the growth of the housing sector is not limited by demand, but supply. Pending contracts are up nationwide 1.5 percent from February and pre dicted to increase 7 percent over 2012, and the investors are taking note. Homes are not only selling for more now, theyre selling faster too. The average number of days a home is on the market in Orlando is down from 97 to 80 year-over-year. The news is fabulous for both buyers and sellers. Many own ers previously under water may no longer be upside down, and sellers that are not distressed can count on selling their homes faster and for more money. Multiple offers on homes are commonplace in todays market so sellers dont have settle. While interest rates climbed slightly this week they remain in the 3 percent range, so even if a buyer pays a few thousand more, their pay ments are still affordable. Anyone looking for a reason to invest in the Orlando real estate market has plenty to choose from, and local homeowners are reaping the rewards. Christina Rordam is a local Realtor. Con tact her at 407-928-8294 or ChristinaS ellsOrlando.com Orlando named top market in U.S. for house-ipping prot Christina Rordam Keepin it Real Estate ISAAC BABCOCK Updated Dommerich Estates pool home Traditional style in gated Maitland community In desirable Winter Park school district Double lot in the heart of Winter Park Voted Best Real Estate Agency by Winter Park/Maitland Observer Readers www.fanniehillman.com Serving Central Florida Over 32 Yearswww.fanniehillman.com 407.644.1234 Homes brought to you by:

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Page 13 When it comes to selling residential real estate, theres no better place to be than Central Florida, where homes with a Winter Park, Maitland, College Park or Baldwin Park address are some of the most sought after anywhere. But for me, there is something magical about Winter Park. If I sound biased, I am. Ive lived here most of my life and its why my mother (Fannie) estab lished her real estate business here 32 years ago. Our lives are woven into the very fabric of this community that offers a unique lifestyle second to none. Thats able place to want to live and raise a family. Theres a lot to like about Winter Park. Perhaps the citys signature feature is Park Avenue, one of the most storied main streets in Florida. Among the many tree-lined, bricked streets in the city, and home to the an nual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, Park Avenue features and boutiques anywhere, along with an equally impressive list of upscale restaurants, side establishments. And adding to its allure is the citys neighboring park adorned with majestic oaks and colorful azaleas. Winter Park is also home to museums, Winter Park Memorial Hospital, A-rated public schools and Rollins College, a private liberal arts college, which has been ranked the No. 1 regional university in the South for eight consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1885, Rollins occupies 70 acres overlooking Lake Virginia, one of six navigable lakes in the citys famous chain of lakes whose shores are graced by stunning lakefront residences, some of which have historical importance or are owned by local celebrities. Having the opportunity to live on the chain of lakes, or the many other lakes that grace the citys landscape, is certainly an attrac tive draw for homebuyers. Some would consider it a homerun if they could own a tree-shaded property alongside a lake on a bricked street in close proximity to Park Avenue. While a lakefront home typically carries a higher price tag than a non-lakefront home, homeowners do not pay additional taxes for living on a lake. Everything in the city is taxed on market value. In fact, Winter Parks millage rate (tax in mills per dollar evaluation) is lower than most incorporated cit ies in Orange County. Moreover, Winter Parks lakefront homes, and many non-lakefront homes in established neighborhoods, hold their value better than homes in many other Central Florida municipalities. So whether you live on or off the many lakes that punctuate the citys landscape, youre no more than a 30-minute drive to the University of Central Florida, the areas world-famous attractions, Amway Center and some of Cen tral Floridas major business cen ters in downtown Orlando and neighboring Maitland Center. Recognized as the city of cul ture and heritage, Winter Park is simply a magical place to live, work and enjoy all that Central Florida has to offer. Scott Hillman is president of Fannie Hillman + Associates. He can be reached at 407-644-1234 or at Scott@ fanniehillman.com I know you have options when it comes to buying and selling your Real Estate. After meeting with me your best option will be clear. My dedication to research, current data, skill in the art of negotiation, continuous communication and winning spirit will earn the results you are looking for. Right now, inventory is low and our buyer count is high. Your timing is perfect to contact me today and together we will determine the best plan of action. Lisa Fleming Realtor, Fannie Hillman and Associates, Inc. 407 644-1234 ext. 223 321 228-8341 cell www.fanniehillman.com lcfrealty@yahoo.comVoted Orlandos Best Residential Real Estate Ofce Ranked a Top Producer since 2002Born and raised in the Winter Park/Maitland area WHERE QUALITY MEETS EFFICIENCY216 S. Park Ave, Ste. 1 | Winter Park, FL 32789email: titledesk@midtowntitlellc.com www.midtowntitlellc.comP: 407.644.1157 F: 407.644.1357Serving Central Florida Homeowners & Lenders since 2006 Residential. Commercial. Loan-Purchase. Renance Closings. Satellite closing services available throughout state of Florida Bonded. Licensed. Insured. TEL: 407-896-5520 REALTOR MLS John Penne8 year resident of Baldwin ParkOrlando Top 100 Real Estate Agents Orlando Magazine 2011 & 2012AFFORDABLE REAL ESTATE COMMISSIONS31/2% Commission Full MLS ServiceEMAIL: pennybrokers@earthlink.net WEB: pennybrokersorlando.comBALDWIN PARK CONDO $289,900 size attached 1 car garage-room for bikes CELEBRATION ESTATE HOME $1,375,000 Charming old world Mediterranean 5bedrooms 5.1 baths/plus ofce and in-law suite INTEGRITY LOYALTY UNWAVERING ENTHUSIASM Kelly L. PriceBrokerDee Morgan, GRI/ABRRealtor Sales Assoc.407.645.4321 Belle Isle $399,000 Lakefront | .58 Acres Longwood $325,000 4 BR | 3 BA | 2,967 SF Orlando $545,000 2 BR | 2.5 BA | 2,120 SF Winter Park: a magical address for many homebuyers SCOTT HILLMAN Guest Writer

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Page 14 www.BaldwinParkLiving.com Jeff ClarkColdwell Banker Residential 407.733.0773 j.clark@coldwellbanker.com www.BaldwinParkLiving.comWelcoming More Families To Our Neighborhood Than Any Other RE ALTOR. Sold in Baldwin Park MARCH 2013 HOME DATA 32789 SALES AVG LIST $ AVERAGE MEDIAN DAYS ON MKT DAYS TO CLOSE Overall .................. 50 ..... $503,000 ..... $473,436 ..... $270,000 ......... 138 ................... 40 Single Family (A) Overall ............. 37 ..... $546,465 ..... $509,400 ..... $280,000 ......... 102 ................... 39 Bank Owned ........ 4 ...... $137,425 ..... $155,130 ..... $144,000 ......... 17 ................... 37 Short Sales .......... 1 ...... $240,000 ..... $198,000 ..... $198,000 ......... 378 .................. 102 Other .............. 32 ..... $607,172 ..... $563,416 ..... $327,500 ......... 104 ................... 37 Multi Family (B) Overall ............. 13 ..... $379,292 ..... $371,077 ..... $250,000 ......... 243 ................... 42 Bank Owned ........ 0 ......... $0 .......... $0 ........... $0 ............. 0 ..................... 0 Short Sales .......... 1 ...... $249,900 ..... $245,000 ..... $245,000 ......... 194 .................. 136 Other .............. 12 ..... $390,075 ..... $381,583 ..... $262,500 ......... 247 ................... 35 32751 SALES AVG LIST $ AVERAGE MEDIAN DAYS ON MKT DAYS TO CLOSE Overall .................. 38 ..... $297,997 ..... $285,365 ..... $275,000 ......... 101 ................... 37 Single Family (A) Overall ............. 26 ..... $369,172 ..... $350,900 ..... $362,500 ......... 111 ................... 41 Bank Owned ........ 4 ...... $234,825 ..... $224,125 ..... $174,750 ......... 62 ................... 25 Short Sales .......... 4 ...... $395,220 ..... $359,000 ..... $412,750 ......... 394 ................... 89 Other .............. 18 ..... $393,239 ..... $377,272 ..... $373,750 ......... 58 ................... 34 Multi Family (B) Overall ............. 12 ..... $143,785 ..... $143,373 ..... $105,700 ......... 81 ................... 29 Bank Owned ........ 1 ....... $72,100 ...... $88,775 ...... $88,775 ........... 7 .................... 67 Short Sales .......... 2 ....... $92,450 ...... $89,500 ...... $89,500 .......... 166 ................... 61 Other ............... 9 ...... $163,158 ..... $161,411 ..... $120,000 ......... 71 ................... 18 SALE PRICES SALE PRICES Mike Armstrong1201 S. Orlando Ave. Suite 100 Winter Park, FL 32789 407-622-8181Community Built. Community Owned.Your Community Bank your needs: Conventional mortgages FHA Home Equity Lines of Credit Give us a call to discuss your vision, were here to help. SNAP! ORLANDO PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER High-fashion models and re dancers let local photographers play with motion and light on lm during Snap! Orlandos Fashion Night event on May 4.

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Page 15 Opinions Chris Jepson Perspectives Louis Roney Play On! My parents used to say that nothing of mine was worth more than my word. A broken word is a broken promise, and a promise should never be given lightly. If a pledge you have made has no value, what else about you is worth a damn? Of course, people have reasons to change their plansand can do so by ad dressing them promptly and forthrightly. But I have promises to keep, said great poet Robert Frost in his thought ful poem, Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening. When I was 19 or 20, I often looked at Robert Frost as he talked with colleagues a couple of tables away in the Eliot House dining room at Harvard. I wondered what promises he had made, and whether he had managed to keep them. Frost was a troubled man. His daugh ters recent suicide weighed heavily upon him. His happy young birch swinging days were lost in an amiable past. Stead fastly, Frost kept faith with the ideals that ruled his life and his art. Do people today thoughtlessly and more easily break promises they have made than they used to? Such an attitude as, Ill promise now, and deal with it later often lacks character, and carries little worth. Among the seasoned political pre varicators one meets nowadays, Ananias would have to strain his imagination to make the second team. When Jimmy Carter asked, Would I lie to yah? was he consciously giving the answer to his own question? What was the publics immediate knee-jerk response to Jimmy? Richard Nixon said to the nation about Watergate and the cover-up, Your presi dent is not a crook, therewith providing dent and making Nixons veracity even George Washingtons, I can not tell a lie, would bring derisive snorts if said today. President Obamas pronouncements currently seem to carry little weight. Is his latest statement that Syria has stepped over the line by using chemical weapons against its populous a valid threat? How long will it be until Obama begins to hedge his bets to get himself off the hook? A mans word is his bond, is viewed by too many people today as antediluvian pap. I worked as an opera singer in Ger many where a verbal Zusage (agree ment) on the telephone was as binding as a signed contract. Woe to the artist who failed to live up to a Zusage. He or she would be quietly blackballed by the Theater Directors Association, and never again be employed by anyone in the Ger man theater system. The Germans are probably no more moral in this respect than anyone else. But they have learned that its not possible to run an enormous system of opera and playhouses if everyone involved doesnt keep his word fastidiously. If one is to believe our newspaper and broadcast media, corruption has become the way of life at almost every economic and educational level in America. We read that cheating on exams has become a national phenomenon even in such sacrosanct institutions as Annapolis and West Point. Truth in advertising? Are you kid ding? What kind of naf are you anyhow? As someone commented to me the other day, Who can you trust nowadays? No matter what else of value a friend, colleague or mate may have, if you cannot count on his word, what have you got? the truth shall set you free, bondage seems to be the state of mind of a large percentage of the modern world. About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) My grandson and I go to the mov ies most every Thursday evening. Its date night for my daughter, and my Hmmm? Regardless, its a boys night out. Literally. We hit the local Burger Barn (Steak n Shake), order the Triple Cholesterol Special and burgerify with fries and malts and then hit the cinema. The beauty of going to the movies with a soon-to-be 10-year-old is that my Lad will see anything and, better still, hes game for movies I would typically invest neither time nor nickel. The crash and burns, the superheroes, the latest Tom Cruise. Its not named Oblivion for no reason. The Lad gave it a seven out of 10. Hes quite discerning. For the past several weeks my grand son has been asking to see , the story of Jackie Robinson. Or, rather how Jackie Robinson integrated professional baseball. Its a sad story I am all too familiar with, and I just havent been up black man integrating a white sport. I havent yet had the conversation as to why he wants to see this movie. What context and understanding can a child have concerning the idiocy of his elders? Sometimes well be driving along, listening to 89.9 Jazz and invariably the top-of-the-hour news is a recount, a sad rehash of how many died in Syria today. Or, how many Sunni Iraqis were blown to bits and pieces. Or, American service men killed in Afghanistan. Ill turn to my grandson and comment on how violent our world is and what does he make of it? He really cannot grasp the hatreds, fears, history and bigotry of the protagonists, but he believes stupidity must be a large factor. Hes unaware of what a racist little hotbed (think KKK) of discrimination Central Florida once was. That Jackie Robinson was actually threatened, onceupon-a-time, told to leave and never return to Sanford. That Oviedo buried its public swimming pool in the 1960s rather than integrate. Thats right, bur ied. You can still see an edge of the pool in a public park. Of course, it is argued, you have to judge a people in the context of their historic times. Racism was a perfectly acceptable societal value, so burying a municipal asset was preferable to mixing the races. The only problem with that argument (perspective) that blacks are inferior is that there were learned men and women quite reason ably arguing otherwise. By the 18th century, English Quaker an indefensible abomination. It was be ing publicly discussed worldwide. You couldnt have been a slaveholder and/ or racist and not have been aware that just, maybe, your bigotry was wrong. So how to explain mid-20th century American racism? Hundreds of years later, American prejudice had blacks sitting in the back of the bus as well as it being unaccept able to play with those darling boys of spring. Thirty thousand years ago, it might have made survival sense to discrimi nate on the basis of the different. But that was during the end-times of the thals survived after all? What if intoler ance is gene-marked? What if racism, bigotry, homophobia, anti-Semitism, etc. are genetic traits, traceable back to our Neanderthal cousins? Id much prefer that explanation to stupidity. Stupidity is simply inadequate in explaining (justifying) the human condi tion. My grandson has yet to under stand that. Jepson is a 27-year resident of Central Florida. Hes scally conservative, socially liberal, likes art and embraces diversity of opinion. Reach him at Jepson@MEDIAmerica.US Whos your cousin? Pledging and hedging Letters to the editor Kudos to Winter Park We would like to thank the city of Winter Park for [its] hospitality during our recent visit on May 2 and 3 to judge the city as part of the America in Bloom National Awards Program. America in Bloom preservation, environmental efforts, and commu nity involvement. Winter Park is competing against communities from around the country for awards in these areas. It was apparent the city excelled in all the areas we reviewed. The municipality has excel lent planning and execution of its many projects and initiatives. The cultural offerings and community participation result in a high quality of life and places Winter Park in the top-tier of communities in the country. We enjoyed meeting so many enthusias tic and committed individuals during our two-day visit. Special thanks to our tour guides Tim Maslow and Stephen Pategas. Jack Clasen Contest Committee Chair Judge Coordinator Board of Directors America in Bloom Theres a bully on the playground The American Heart Association is supporting House Bill 525 and Senate Bill 392, which limit li ability for schools that open their playgrounds and facilities on a voluntarily basis to community groups and individuals during non-school hours. HB 525 passed the Florida House of Representatives, how ever the Florida Senate has failed to take any action. The plaintiffs attorneys who are protecting their own interests, not those of Floridas children or schools, are presently blocking action on this bill in the Senate. The decreasing physical health of Americans is costing more than $147 billion dollars annually in additional health care costs, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Our politicians talk about maxi mizing taxpayer dollars expanding playground The principals responsible for educating our chil dren are also capable of ensuring the school grounds are well maintained. Under the new bill, the school districts interests will be protected, and so will our children. We urge the Senate to act quickly. Consider the health and wellness of our children and the taxpay ing parents. Support the kids and the schools, and stand up to the bullies and tell them to get off our playgrounds. David Markiewicz and Crystal Collins Spencer The American Heart Association EDITORIAL CARTOON King Features Weekly ServiceMay 6, 2013

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POST LAKE APARTMENTS introducing a new phase of luxury apart ments at Post Lake at Baldwin Park. 4688 New Broad Street, Orlando, FL 32814. 407-304-3545. www.postprop erties.com REAL ESTATE: FOR RENT Historic Olde Winter Park Home Renovated circa 1915 charmer, 3BR/2.5BA, original heart of pines floors, brick fireplace, formal rooms, private study + a spacious 1/1 guest house w/ views of Lake Mizell. PRICE REDUCED! Call Mary Ann Steltenkamp w/Kelly Price & Company. 407-406-0449. MaryAnn@ KellyPriceandCompany.com Homes for Sale 1. 3BR/3.1BA, 2215SF, Walk to Baldwin Park Shops & Restaurants, $375K; 2. 5BR/4.1BA, 3787 SF, Prestigious Via Tus cany Home with Lake Access, $1,249,000; 3. 4BR/3BA, 3100SF, Exclu sive Wingfield Reserve-Great Schools, $599,900; 4. 3BR/2.1BA, 2966SF, WP Corner Lot Steps from Park Ave, $875,000. www.fanniehillman.com Friedman & Friedman Excellence in Real Estate Service Jeffrey & Barbara Friedman one team. twice the experience, knowledge & ser vice. 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The Jerry Oller & Shirley Jones Team. More than 30 years combined real estate experience. 205 W. Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park. Jerry: 407-468-3498; Shirley: 407-719-9180. www.fanniehillman.com Homes for Sale 4BR split plan w/screened pool & cov ered lanai, 2310SF, updated kitchen/ss appliances, $279,000 in Maitland; dra matic 3563SF home with 27x11 ground floor master & 12x12 custom closet, gourmet kitchen and more.....$950,000. Call Glenda Massie w/Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate. 407-697-8796. Glenda.massie@floridamoves.com REAL ESTATE: FOR SALE The Marketplace OBSERVER Open Houses Bill Adams731 Wildmere Village Cove, Longwood, $30,000, 4/16 Jeff and Barbara Friedman417 Westchester Drive, Altamonte Springs, $215,000, 4/24 Patty Munsey158 Breezeway, New Smyrna Beach, $255,000, 4/24 John McDade1100 Mojave Trail, Maitland, $385,000, 4/29 Lanie Shower3006 Carley Estates Court, Orlando, $178,775, 4/29 Ann Lee4275 Ethan Lane, Orlando, $649,000, 4/25 Maria Van Warner245 Lewfield Circle, #245, Orlando, $52,000, 4/25 MaryStuart Day and Megan Cross395 Geronimo Court, Longwood, $369,000, 4/24 Lauralyn Lane18533 Blue Heron Circle, Tavares, $675,000, 4/30 Maria van Warner631 Waterland Court, Orlando, $249,900, 4/30 MaryStuart Day and Megan Cross1300 Serena Court, Winter Park, $305,000, 4/30 Maria van Warner921 Collie Lane, Maitland, $310,000, 5/2 Jeff and Barbara Friedman7372 Grand Avenue, Winter Park, $155,000, 5/3 Ann Lee851 Miles 9, Winter Park, $53,500, 5/3 Nancy Bagby and Bill Adams1553 Winter Springs, Winter Springs, $427,000, 5/3 John McDade806 Viscaya Lane, Altamonte Springs, $195,000, 5/6 OBSERVER Just Sold Homes 4814 Tellson Place, Orlando, FL 32812 sold by Teresa Jones-Cintron & Elim Cintron 687 Pensacola Lane, Lake Mary FL 32746 sold by Teresa JonesCintron & Elim Cintron 2451 McIntosh Way, Maitland, FL 32751 sold by Jennifer King 1100 Mojave Trail, Maitland, FL 32751 sold by Jennifer Sloan Its FREE to place estate sales, garage sales and yard sales on this page! 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WPMOBSERVER.COM FINANCE CLASSES FOR KIDS?LIFESTYLES, 9Can Tars turn it around?After a blowout loss, Rollins has one series left to get it together. SPORTS, 6Reviving a museumNew director hopes to draw the spotlight to Rollins Cornell. LIFESTYLES, 8Last-minute Mothers DayHow about taking her to a show? Josh Garrick has the cultural connection for this weekend. CULTURE, 11COMMUNITY BULLETIN ........... 4 CALENDAR ................... 7 LIFESTYLES ................... 8 CULTURE .................... 11 HOME MAGNIFIER ............. 12 OPINIONS ................... 15 CLASSIFIEDS ................. 32 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 Extinction Hypnotherapy/Acupuncture/MassageMedically Managed Dual Diagnosis Evidenced Based Protocols2056 Aloma Ave, Suite 100 Winter Park, FL 32792 www.WinterParkRecoveryCenter.com 407-629-0413 Mary Hageman has lost friends to eating disorders. It wasnt the disorder itself that killed them, but the men tal and emotional anguish that drove them to take their own lives. I have seen it several times, said Hageman, who runs a sup port group for women with food addiction and eating disorders. Its tragic and angering because the truth of the situation is that this is a disease people cant con trol, and often times people are not given the opportunity to get the help they need. White Picket Fence in Win ter Park is one of few that treats the mental health and emotional aspects of obesity, she said, the causes that are harder for many to accept. I think theres a large stigma around eating disorders anorexia, bulimia and binging, Hageman said. People think it should be controlled by will. And that goes for people who suffer from it and people who dont. White Picket Fence founder and clinical director Sandee Neb el said many doctors still treat obesity as something that is con trolled through willpower, but she said there are always mental health and emotional issues that need to be addressed as well. People assume its about moving more and eating less, Nebel said. There are people who can do that and theyre good to go, but then there are others who have some emotional and mental health issues to work through. Even those who struggle with being overweight or obese feel as if they should be able to con trol their behavior and Dr. Indira Abraham-Pratt, a psychologist with Florida Hospitals Healthy 100 Kids program, which works with obese children and their families, said that feeling can make getting help even more dif We have a lot of families feel ing intimidated when they come to us, she said. They feel like they should already know how to do this. Its not as easy as the eat-less, move-more approach. We try to remove that stigma, to help them know theyre not at fault. Abraham-Pratt agreed that there arent many programs that attempt to treat the whole person when it comes to obesity. I have phone calls coming in all the time asking about oth er resources in the community. Families come from an hour to an hour and a half away because they dont have resources in their community, she said. Its quite scarce. A lot of times, families dont have the funds or insurance doesnt cover it, she added. Healthy 100 Kids does not turn limitations. But Nebel said there is some progress being made in the treat ment of obesity. This year, for the At Rollins College, fair trade isnt just about guilt-free coffee anymore its become a schoolwide movement. designated a Fair Trade College through the Fair Trade Colleges and Universities organization. Ann Francis, the program co ordinator for the department of environmental studies and the Sustainability Program, along with interested students, have been working to get the honor during the past year after being inspired by Winter Parks des ignation as a Fair Trade Town in 2012. To achieve the designation, a schools representatives must make a commitment to pur chase fair trade products, create a committee to oversee those businesses that have agreed to participate to make sure they do, make fair trade a part of the curriculum in a range of areas of study, and write up a resolu tion approved by the school ad ministration stating their plans. Rollins Colleges resolution was approved by the Fair Trade Col leges and Universities (FTCU) organization in April. Morally, ethically and environmentally there are so many reasons to buy fair trade, said Rollins student Courtney Bank er, who has worked with Francis during the designation process. today started as a way to protect the human rights of marginal ized workers and producers. Its a response to the failure of conventional trade to deliver sustainable livelihoods that al low workers to invest in their communities to facilitate social development in places of poverty, according to the World Fair A two-year study by the Flori da Department of Transportation into the feasibility of expanding Maitland Boulevard from four lanes to six is less than a month from completion. ing last week at Ohev Shalom in Maitland, and years of traf 50,000-plus daily drivers of Mai tland Boulevard between Hope Road and Maitland Avenue may FDOT Public Information Di rector Steve Olson said the study, which started 2011, is scheduled mendations to proceed to the project design process. The entire project is estimated to cost the state $7.9 million, with $1.2 mil lion of that allocated to its design.PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERStudents can purchase fair trade goods at Rollins campus Cornell Museum, which helped it become the rst college in Florida to be named a Fair Trade Colleges registry. Please see BLVD on page 2Widening the BoulevardRollins designated a Fair Trade CollegeStudy for Maitland Boulevard expansion nearing completionSARAH WILSON Observer Staff BRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff White Picket Fence will host its rst fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, at the Taproom at Dubsdread, 549 W. Par Street in College Park. Visit whitepicketfencecounselingcenter.com Get more information on Healthy 100 Kids at oridahospitalforchildren.com Winning the eating disorder mind gameMEGAN STOKES Observer Staff Please see FAIR TRADE on page 2 Please see FENCE on page 2

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Page 2 G R A D U A T I O N L U N C H E O N Supported by: Scott Abramson Merrill Lynch Elon Bodden sponsored by CenterState Bank of Florida Jill Hamilton Buss Healthy Central Florida Mike Cabana Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center Heather Caldwell Winter Park Day Nursery David W. Crabtree, II Architects Design Group Pamela Cribb OCPSWinter Park Tech Moyeshea Robynn Demar Welbourne Avenue Nursery & Kindergarten Lee Ann Fleming Orlando Health Lisa Fleming Fannie Hillman + Associates Wendy Folk Alzheimers Association Rigel Frame Floridas Finest Linen Service Mark Freid Think Creative, Inc. Charlene Hotaling Orange Bank of Florida Garland Ingram II CenturyLink Antonio Jackson Antsworth Eco Transportation Vonda Jones Winter Park Police Department Tonya Kelly Ferrell & Kelly CPAs Megan Lanier Winter Park Chamber of Commerce Kimberly Layton Centennial Bank Jessica Lewis Winter Park Memorial Hospital Lawrence Lyman Tactical Electronics Corporation Kelly Messina Montanna & Associates Michael Miller Rollins College Andrea Morgan Mandy Nice The NICE Life, LLC Patsy Rice Winter Park Housing Authority Kimberly Roberts Kimberly Roberts, AP, LMT, LLC Lynn Sand WUCF TV Sharon Snow RE/MAX 200 Leigh Ann Sprague May lower Retirement Community Dori Stone City of Winter Park Trae Terry Old Florida National Bank Donna Tucker Rollins College Denise Weathers Hannibal Square Community Land Trust Cindy Whitaker B.A.S.E. Camp Childrens Cancer Foundation Tho mas Willard Lockheed Martin Ruth Anne Yeats, Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society Thursday, May 16, 2013 11:30 a.m.:30 p.m. Graduation of Class XXIII Val Demings, Former Chief City of Orlando Police Department Presentationof LeadershipWinter Park 2013 Community LeaderAward Marni Spence, Partner CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP Presented by: 866-314-3769AIRLINES ARE HIRING The widening is one of three proposed construction plans set overhaul of the neighboring Inter state 4 interchange and changing set to possibly take place around the same time as the widening in late-2015, Olson said, had some residents raising concerns at the April 30 hearing over construc tion overload. [FDOTs] concern is this 1.2 mile stretch from Hope Road to Maitland Avenue, but if you look at it in the scheme of things, theres really three different things hap pening on that road, Olson said. But the widening of the trafmained a top priority and one having received the majority of the publics support. Two noise walls and utilization of off-system bike paths are both factors added to the proposed design to help aid in noise and safety concerns. FDOT is continuing to take in public comment about the pro posed plans as part of the April 30 public hearing online and by mail through May 10. To stay up to date on the progress of the Maitland Boulevard expansion, visit maitland-sr414.com. The public can submit comments pertaining the project and April 30 public hearing on the website, or by contacting Consultant Project Manager Chris Rizzolo at 386943-5378 or chris.rizzolo@dot.state..us by May 10.BLVD | CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE For more information about Rollins College and its work to be a green, sustainable school, visit Rollins.edu/ sustainability. To learn more about Fair Trade Colleges and Universities, go to fairtradeuniversities.orgTrade Organization. Not only are fair trade prod ucts produced for a fair wage, they are grown and made under safe working conditions in an eth ical environment, which means no child or slave labor. And, a focus on sustainability and the protection and conservation of the envi ronment is required. I believe very strongly in en vironmental stewardship, said Francis, whos been working on making Rollins greener since 1999 with her start as a recycling pro ponent on campus. Francis said being a Fair Trade College is aligned with the schools mission to protect the en vironment. Thats really what Rollins is all about, giving back to the world and our community, said Sandy Todd, executive assistant at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, where and jewelry. At Rollins College the biggest fair trade item and the most common one sold in the U.S. is coffee. At the schools dining facilities and all its catered events, fair trade coffee, tea, chocolate and other food items are served. Along with the spirit of fair trade, Sodexo, the company that manages the schools dining programs, purchases 10 percent of its pro duce from local vendors. We know the farmers person ally; weve been to the farms, said Hernan Gustavo Vasconez, director of operations. We are committed to make the differ ence. In the bookstore, students can also purchase fair-trade-made Rollins shirts and gear, found next to a sign that says Changed Lives. Francis hopes that she can add more to Rollins list of ethi cal items on campus. Shes researching more food products, and wants to add athletic gear and uniforms if its possible in the schools budget. The most important mission through the Fair Trade designa tion, according to Francis and the FTCU, is that fair trade be incorporated into the schools curriculum, and that through the designation there will be more awareness on campus. They want students to learn what fair trade means, and take a stance in favor of it whenever they can. Its really empowering the farmers and the craftsmen, and its empowering the consumer to choose with their dollar, Banker said. Its something that Rollins needs to support, to educate its students and its community. The best impact itll make is educating new students coming through, Francis said. Theyre going to be exposed to things that they didnt know they may have a passion about.FAIR TRADE | Consumer stance affects more than just coffee CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE in the Diagnostic and Statisti cal Manual of Mental Disorders, which categorizes disorders. Which means theres an op portunity for insurance to pay for treatment, Nebel said. Picket Fence Foundation about a year ago. They see about 20 pa tients a week for little to no cost out of leased space on the Calvary Church property in Winter Park, offering one-on-one and family counseling, support groups and meditation. But Nebel said she knows the need is greater. Its not very popular to say, Im overweight, let me go to counseling and work through this for a year or two, she said. People want immediate results, which is hard for some people to maintain. We hope to be able to help more people. FENCE | CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE

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Page 3 Over the next week, Amanda and I were F some A Amanda, on t he other hand, had different plans. She had no intentions of giving up.A to God and prayed for his intervention. When I awoke the next morning, Amanda ! Against All Odds by David Sprague Today Celebrating Life, Faith and the Power of Hope When a home pregancy test informed my wife and I that she was pregnant, I was not exactly excited. In fact, at that moment, my reaction was somewhat subdued. In hindsight, I wish that I could have shared my wifes excitement. T h Winter Park City TalkBY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER KaBOOM! Names Winter Park among 217 Playful City USA communitiesWith research proving play is critical to the overall well being of children, 217 cities and towns, in cluding Winter Park, earned recKaBOOM! as 2013 Playful City USA communities for their efforts to give children the childhood they deserve by providing ample opportunities for play. Todays generation of children play less than any previous generation, de Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics reports that play is essential to the social, emotional, cognitive and physical well being of children. Sponsored by the Humana Foundation, Playful City USA is a national program from KaBOOM! that celebrates and promotes local policies that increase play oppor tunities for children, and is a key platform in combating the lack of play among children. The Parks and Recreation Department of the city of Winter Park takes pride in providing quality play spaces and ensuring that each one is well maintained. KaBOOM! created Playful City USA in 2007 and it is through community support that the program succeeds. Kids need to play actively every day at home, in school and their communities, yet play is disappearing, said Darell Hammond, founder and CEO of KaBOOM! and author of The New York Times Best Seller KaPlay. Children spend nearly eight hours a day in front of a screen; almost half of all poor students are deprived of recess; and to make matters worse, only 1 in 5 children live within walking dis tance of a park. Playful City USA communities like Winter Park are creating innovative programs and initiatives and deserve recogni tion because of their efforts to give kids the childhood they deserve and best prepare them for their future. For the sixth consecutive year, Florida paced the nation with 32 Playful City USA communities. California earned second-place with 26 communities, while Texas USA communities. Each of the 2013 Playful City USA communi ties demonstrated creative com mitments to addressing the lack of play among children. Playful City USA celebrates and high lights these unique initiatives de veloped by communities across the country. A primary goal of Playful City USA is to encourage cities and towns to share ideas, concepts and programs in an ef fort to increase play opportunities for children. KaBOOM! also selected Winter Park for its outstanding dedica tion to play. Winter Park is getting much closer to attaining its goal of providing a playspace within a one-mile walking distance of every resident with the help of a Lets Play construction grant, which helped build a playground in Fleet Peeples Park in March. This marks Winter Parks third year as a Playful City USA. The 217 Playful City USA communities are now eligible for ad ditional grants via Lets Play, a community partnership led by Dr. Pepper Snapple Group to get kids and families active nationwide. Grant recipients will be an nounced in the fall. For more information on the KaBOOM! Playful City USA program including Lets Play grants and applications for 2014, visit playfulcityusa.orgMay 13 CRA meetingThere will be a CRA meeting City Hall Commission Chambers located at 401 S. Park Ave., to dis cuss the Winter in the Park holi day ice skating rink. May 13 City Commission meeting Following the CRA meeting, there will be a City Commission Mayors Report Humanity, dedication of 626 W. Comstock Ave. Melanson Day Safety Month Medical Services Week their Class 1 Public Protection Non-action items 2013Consent agenda 4/22/13. contracts and formal solicita tions (for a full listing, please visit cityofwinterpark.org under Whats New > City Commission Agenda). Park holiday ice rink contract with Magic Ice.Action items requiring discussion monds Ave. in exchange for 813 W. New England Ave. hicle Sales Agreement as well as Settlement and Use Agreements for the Orlando RV properties. Management Inc. contract. Commission meetings.Public hearings To extend until Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, the conditional use ap proval granted to permit the re development of the property at 301 S. New York Ave. with a new drive-in bank teller facility. of the ordinances changing the future land use designations and zoning on the properties at 930, 950 and 960 Minnesota Ave. nance vacating and abandoning certain streets within the Ravaud age Planned Development and Home Acres area. establishing city zoning on the non-Ravaudage properties in the Home Acres annexation area. nance establishing hours of op eration for state licensed massage therapy businesses and to prohib it residential use of such commer nance revising the permitted uses along Park Avenue, south of Com stock Avenue, and providing the dining restaurants. nance amending Section 42-1, Def tion, of Chapter 42, Elections, to requirements. sions full agenda on the home page of cityofwinterpark.org un der Whats New > City Commis sion Agenda.Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and watch us on Vimeo.

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Page 5 The Maitland Fire Department would like to take the opportunity to introduce our residents to our relatively new program entitled the Residential Knox-Box Program. Many residents will have no idea what a Knox-Box is, or what it has to do with the Fire De partment. organizations to certain target groups is not new, but Maitland is one organization that recogresidential Knox box is a box that hangs outside on your front door. It is a high security key safe des ignated for single-family homes that only Maitland Fire Rescue responders can access. With a residential Knox-Box installed, emergency respond ers can respond quickly, without forcing entry or breaking doors. We simply access your entrance key stored inside the box along with your emergency contact in formation; provide medical or other assistance and re-lock your door when we leave. These boxes are designed for our seniors that live alone or for our residents that have extensive medical issues that would prevent them from being able to answer the door in the event of an emergency when our responders arrive. We were able to purchase these boxes through a grant we received from our close friends at the Winter Park Health Foundation. Due to the popularity of these boxes with our residents and the limited amount of boxes we have available at this time, loaner boxes serve basis. There is an applica application soon under the Fire Rescue section on the city website at itsmymaitland.com or by call ing 407-539-6226. When a box is available, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment to have it installed. If none are available, you will be placed on a waiting list in the order of the request re ceived. It is our goal to be able to supply boxes for all of our inter ested residents meeting the target hearing from you. All the members of the Mai tland Fire Rescue Department thank you for allowing us to serve you and this beautiful city in line with our department slogan Our family helping yours, what ever it takes. If you have any additional questions about the program please feel free to contact our program manager PM/Engineer 407-539-6226.Paramedic/Engineer Chase Rozell Maitland Fire DepartmentCITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 13, 2013 Special PresentationsProclamation Emergency Medical Services Week Resolution Dr. Todd Husty Proclamation National Police Week Proclamation Public Works WeekPublic HearingsOrdinance Chapter 4.7 Boards and Committees, Article V. Planning and Zoning Commis sion, Section 4.7-20 Commission Ordinance Petition No. 201301 (AZ) Chapter 21 and Chapter 5. Article VI. Sign Code AmendmentConsent Agenda Approve Council Minutes of April 22, 2013 Receive Transportation Advisory Board Minutes of Jan. 10, 2013 Receive Planning & Zoning Commission Minutes of Feb. 21, 2013 & March 21, 2013 Contract Chippewa Trail Wa ter Transmission Mains Upgrade Family Medical Leave Act Federal UpdateDecisions Quiet Zones Council Meeting Speaker Cards Requested by Vice Mayor FroschFor updates, please check our website at itsmymaitland.com JOIN US JOIN US JOIN US American Heart Associations 2013 Orlando Go Red For Women Luncheon Waldorf Astoria at Bonnet Creek 14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane | Orlando, FL 32821 Friday, May 17, 2013 | 10:30am 1:30pm To learn more, become involved, and purchase tickets please visit www.heart.org/orlandogored nationally sponsored by locally sponsored by media sponsors KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. AVAILABLE MAY 21ST ON BLU-RAY COMBO PACK, WITH DVD, DIGITAL COPY AND ULTRAVIOLET ENTER FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A BLU-RAY COMBO PACKSend us your name and mailing address to tcraft@turnstilemediagroup.com BLACK L INE ART L OGOThe Black Line Art Logo should be used for production techniques and materials where detail or tonal versions cannot be reproduced. The correct size should be chosen to maintain the highest possible reproduction quality of the copyright symbol and A Comcast Company line. To ensure legibility, the Black Line Art Logo is available in large, medium, small and extra small sizes. The chart shows the correct size to use based on the width across the word Universal. Note: All sizes require the A Comcast Company line, except the extra small size. The extra small size intentionally does NOT contain the A Comcast Company line and copyright symbol. Also, the 00th Anniversary line is NOT to be used in the extra small size. r ffffn 3.05 decimal inches and larger ........ Large 1.55.0 decimal inches ............... Medium .755.5 decimal inches ................ Small .40.75 decimal inches ................ Extra Small LOGOS FOR USE IN tbt LOGOS FOR USE IN tbAND BEYOND Maitland City TalkBY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Maitland Fire Rescue Department Residential Knox-Box Program

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Page 7 Calendar MAY 9 The Central Florida Anthropological Societys May Lecture A forgotten community: Archaeology of old St. Joseph, Gulf County, Florida by Christopher Hunt is from 7 to 9 p.m. on May 9 at Leu Gardens. On Thursday, May 9 at 5:30 p.m., acclaimed author and documentary lmmaker Bill Belleville will speak on The Other Historic Preservation: Salvaging Floridas Natural Heritage. Belleville is particu larly well-known for his documentary In Marjories Wake, which retraced author Marjorie Kinnan Rawl ings famed 1933 trip exploring the St. Johns River.MAY 10 Workforce Central Florida will link veterans with employers at the inaugural Paychecks 4 Patriots Hir ing Fair. Veterans, retired military and their spouses are invited to attend from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 10 at the National Guard Armory, 2809 S. Ferncreek Drive, Orlando. Nationally, about 22 percent, or one in ve veterans, were unemployed in 2011, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics. Employers inter ested in attending can register for the event at no cost at WorkforceCentralFlorida.com/hiringevents The A&H Associates, volunteer corps of the Art & His tory Museums Maitland (A&H), in partnership with Performing Arts of Maitland, proudly present the rst concert in the 2013 Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. May 10 in the A&Hs beautiful Main Garden, lo cated at 231 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland. The series kicks-off with by popular Central Florida band The Hindu Cowboys, whose sound has been described as rich with folk, traditional string band and organic corn-fed roots music all topped off with retro-country gravy. Vist artandhistory.org for more information. Smart Coffee HD is having a grand opening from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 521 S. Park Ave. in Winter Park. Free sample coffee blends until 1 p.m. Visit smartcof feehd.net for more information. As part of the Good Morning Winter Park program Rollins College and Becky Wilson will disuss plans for a Rollins baseball stadium and the potential for minor league baseball coming to Winter Park Its at 7:45 a.m. May 10 at the Winter Park Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Avenue. MAY 11A Gift for Teaching and A1 Assets are teaming up to host an electronics recycling drive to benet local students in need. The event will be held on Saturday, May 11, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at A Gift For Teach ing, located at 6501 Magic Way, Building 400C, in Orlando (near the intersection of John Young Parkway and Oak Ridge Road). The Science of Wine returns to the Orlando Science Center. Drink wine and learn about it too with the help of Akerman, Southern Wine and Spirits, Tims Wine Market and Constellation Academy of Wines Luis Torres. More than 100 ne wines will be featured from 7 to 10 p.m. May 11. Visit osc.org/wine or call 407-514-2000 for more information. On Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Art & History Museums Maitland holds an ofcial Plein Air Paint Day with Josette Urso. Painters from around Central Florida are encouraged to come and create alongside Urso. Guests will discover the tools and techniques Urso uses to create her widely-collected paintings, as they enjoy the beauty of the A&Hs Mai tland Art Center campus. Visit artandhistory.org for more information.MAY 14Legal Issues Impacting Seniors will teach how to stop elder abuse, the ABCs of Medicare and more from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. on May 14 at Marks Street Senior Center at 99 Marks St., Orlando. Call 407-422-3017 for reservations. MAY 15The city of Maitland Leisure Services Department in conjunction with the city of Maitland Police Depart ment is hosting a S.A.F.E. Class on Wednesday, May 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Maitland Community Park meeting room. Please join us for this free informative class. Class size is limited to the rst 12 signed up. The class is for women only ages 18 and older. Call 407-539-0042 for more information. ONGOINGThrough the end of May, the Maitland Public Library at 501 S. Maitland Ave. is hosting an exhibition of Maury Hurts artwork to honor him in the wake of his passing.

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Page 8 Lifestyles Its the Best of Both Worlds.Lurene Braswell had long thought that one day The Mayower would be the ideal place for retirement although making the actual move was not on her immediate radar screen. But when her husband passed away, things changed. Encouraged by her daughter, Linda Bailey, who lives in Winter Park, Lurene made the decision to relocate. It was meant to be, she explains. I love my new apartment, and I no longer have the burden of maintaining and cleaning a big house. Mothers right around the corner, but she has her own space, adds Linda. Now she can spend birthdays, holidays and good times with her children and grandchildren. And as a family, we have peace of mind knowing she will always receive the very best in care . its the best of both worlds.If your loved one needed long-term care, what would you do? Call today, and lets talk about it: 407.672.1620. THE RIGHT DECISION... THE MAYFLOWER RET IREMENT COMMUNITY [ for the whole family ]88141 PR AD WPO 5/2013 Winter Pa rk's Distinctive Retirement Community www.themayflower.com 1620 Mayflower Court Winter Park, FL 32792 MAY 941 Braswell Ad_WPO.indd 1 4/9/13 10:10 AM Train ONLINE for Allied Health and Medical Management. Job placement assistance. Computer and MEDICAL CAREERS BEGIN HERECall 888-203-3179www.CenturaOnline.com A few hundred years can pass forward, and then back, all in the span of a few feet inside the Cornell Fine Arts Museum. An cient large-scale oil portraits hang inches from abstract modern day works, taking you on an abridged trip through the museums collec tion history from the 1890s to the present. From Renaissance paintings of Madonna and Child, to American landscape works of the 1800s, the gallery walls of the museum on the Rollins College campus serve as a timeline of its collection history in acquisition order. The museums most recent ma jor acquisition, however, doesnt come framed or attached to a wall. Last fall, New York transplant and new Baldwin Park resident Ena Heller was named the new execu a years-long void at the museum just in time to celebrate its 35th anniversary. ness, she celebrated the occasion with free admission for the rest of the year, to help re-acclimate the Orlando community to one of its on the lakeside of the Rollins Col lege campus. Im really trying to say to the greater Orlando community that this is a resource not utilized as much as it should, she said. Between the free admission and enriched programming for adults, students and children, Heller and the museum are gaining exposure with as many local community passersby as possible. Heller left her position as the founding director of the Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA) in New York City to take the position at Rollins and residence in Baldwin Park, and she said shes already come to love the Orlando arts community along with the Flor ida weather and her 10-minute commute. For me its very exciting right now, she said. I see a lot of com munity support and a lot of po tential around here, especially in growing the museum. Hellers daughter is enrolled at Glenridge Middle School, and she said shes been putting a con certed effort into getting other lo cal schools involved in the arts at to CFAMilies programming. Im one of those people who thinks the younger you get ex posed to the arts the better, she said. It really opens your mind and your eyes in completely dif ferent ways. It opens a whole new lens to see the world through.PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVEREna Heller has made it a mission to revive a museum, working to put Rollins Cornell Fine Arts Museum back on the map with events and free admission.Curating CornellSARAH WILSON Observer Staff The ability to blend the arts with academia was one of the draws of the Cornell job for Heller. She knew shed not only be able to curate the museum, but also have access to students and professors on campus. It was the perfect mix, bring ing those two worlds together, she said. Another mix shes working to perfect is that of permanent col lection displays and changing exhibits in the museums differ ent showrooms. The Collecting for the Cornell exhibit, featuring highlights from the permanent collection hung in chronologically acquired order, will be on display through Sept. 1. In order to move forward, she said, its often good to look back to see how you got to where you are letting the differ ences in displays speak for them selves. Exhibitions, she said, are what museums do, but collections are what museums are. Im one of those people whos quo, and I think I came in (at) a good point where this museum is really ready to start up and do more, she said. Id like it to be the other museum in Winter Park that everybody knows about. Ev erybody knows about the Morse, but everyone should know about Cornell too.

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Page 9 rFOR 12 MOS. AFTER INSTANT SAVINGS E NTERTAINM ENT PACKAGEfn tnb New Approved Customers Only. 24-Mo Agreement Required.DIRECT STAR TV rfntb rf ntand soreness nb naches THG-13903 Come spend the summer with US! Space limited!SIGN UP TODAYWeeks of: June 10th, 24th July 8th, 15th, 22rdRecreation Youth Summer Camp 2013 REGISTER NOW!!! Call 321-972-6945 Located in Winter Park at WINTER PARK CHEER ATHLETICS Clay DeHart holds his head high as he articulates how Junior Achievement of Central Florida is important to every student. It (Junior Achievement) pre pares you for the real world, and gives you a head start on the things that you might come across, 12-year-old Clay said. Everybody that takes JA will learn something. Junior Achievement of Cen tral Florida is the worlds largest organization, and has been in the Central Florida area for more than outreach; delivering volunteerprograms to students K-12 in Seminole, Orange, Osceola, Volusia and Lake counties. In the past 2011-12 school year we reached about 75,000 students, Junior Achievement program director of Seminole County Lesslee Cornelius said. We are committed to the principles of free enterprise, entrepreneurship, and workforce readiness, and our goal is to pre pare every graduating senior with those four ideals to face the world, and the world of work. PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERMaitland mom Jill DeHart says shes seen her 12-year-old son Clay bloom while participating in Junior Achievement of Central Floridas real-life centered lessons and programming. Please see ACHIEVEMENT on page 10Achieving life skillsConfidence in money matters a key goal in program that looks to fill an educational holeKRISTY VICKERY Observer Staff For more information on Junior Achievement of Central Florida, visit jacentral.org MAY 9 Popcorn Flicks in Central Park con tinues with Space Jam at 8 p.m. in Winter Park. Its free, and so is the popcorn courtesy of the Enzian The ater. MAY 10 Winter Park High School and the Sound of the Wildcats Band Booster Board are pleased to announce the spring concert schedule. Concerts are held in the Anne Deringer Au ditorium at Winter Park High School, 2100 Summereld Road, Winter Park and the community is invited to come hear these ( a ward winning young musicians. The rst concert, Night of Percussion, starts at 7 p.m. May 10. For more information visit tinyurl. com/SoundofthewildcatsMAY 11The College Park Partnership is host ing Dancing on the Drive, featuring a DJ and dance instructors teaching a variety of dances from Swing to the Cha Cha Slide. The music featured is 70s, 80s, 90s, through todays hits. Dancing on the Drive is for the entire family. It runs from 6 to 11 p.m. on May 11. A $5 donation is requested for adults at the gate. Visit colleg eparkpartnership.com for more infor mation. Operation Giveback is hosting a 5K/10K/15K walk, run and roll on May 11 at the University of Central Florida that benets wounded war riors. They are honoring six wounded warriors (from across the U.S.) as well as two distinct retired veterans. Cor porate sponsors are still welcomed! For more information visit operationgiveback.org To help Stamp Out Hunger this year, were calling on Central Florida residents to leave a sturdy bag contain ing non-perishable foods such as canned soup, canned vegetables, pasta, rice or cereal next to their mailbox prior to the time of regular mail delivery on Saturday, May 11. Local letter carriers will collect these food donations as they deliver the mail and take them to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.ONGOINGThe Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) proudly offers Culture Camp at the A&H this summer. Par ticipants can choose from a variety of weeklong camps, or can choose from a selection of workshops designed for education and fun. This year, the A&H debuts Pajama Parties, a new program of themed parties that run from 6 to 10 p.m. All classes, workshops, and camps taught by experienced A&H staff and professional artists who have been screened and background checked. The camps start in June, but sign up is going on now! Here are a couple weekly events hap pening at the Maitland Public Li brary, located at 501 S. Maitland Ave: Preschool Stories are every Tuesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The Scenic Maitland Walk takes place every Thursday at 6:30 a.m. Baby Time is every Thursday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The Maitland Public Library has brought back LEGOS Engineers, which will be from 4-5 p.m. every Monday through Aug. 5. There will be rst level and second level classes for grades 3 and up. Saturday, May 11, at the Maitland Public Library is Free Comic Book Day. At the same time Origami Group runs from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by the Second Saturday Book Club from 2-4 p.m.

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Page 10 One Senior Place ... See our full Calendar of Events at OneSeniorPlace.com407.949.6733715 Douglas Avenue Altamonte Springs, FL 32714M-F 8:30am 5pmMONDAY, MAY 13 Senior Club Sponsored by Family Physicians Group Every Monday 10am-12noon May 13 Computer Club May 20 Movie Day May 27 Closed for Memorial Day The Real Estate Specialists are IN 10am-1pm (also 20th) Presented by Exit Real Estate Results TUESDAY, MAY 14 Why do hearing aids cost so much? 3:30pm-5pm (also 21st, 28th) Presented by Harmony Hearing Centers of America RSVP 407-545-4098 Crafts & Conversation 2pm-4pm Hosted by VITAS Innovative Hospice Care RSVP 407-949-6733 WEDNESDAY, MAY 15 Medicare Educational Workshop 1pm-2:30pm Presented by Medicare Plan Options RSVP 407-949-6723 Senior Survival Workshop 2pm-4pm Presented by the Law Ofce of Kathleen Flammia RSVP 407-478-8700 THURSDAY, MAY 16 The Real Estate Specialists are IN 9am-12noon (also 23rd, 30th) Presented by Exit Real Estate Results FRIDAY, MAY 17 Zumba Gold Exercise Class 11:30am-12:30am By Orlando Family Physicians SPECIAL EVENT: Womans Day Extravaganza! Friday, May 31 10am-2pm Massages, Make-Overs, Jewelry, Resources, Guidance, Door Prizes & Refreshments Hosted by One Senior PlaceCalendar of Events May 2013 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 EmployFlorida.com1-866-352-2345 Employ Florida is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. The Employ Florida telephone number may be reached by persons using TTY/TTD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711. Disponible en Espanol. JOB RESOURCES at EmployFlorida.com helped me nd a new job I enjoy earning higher pay than I did before I was laid off. You too can discover REAL RESULTS with Employ Florida. HIRED. RANDAL HARDBOWER Industrial Electrician Green Circle Bio Energy Inc. OPENS ON MAY 15th!StarTrekMovie.comLIVE LONG & PROSPER Tickets are available while supplies last. Seating is NOT guaranteed and is on a rst-come, rst-served basis. Theater is overbooked to ensure a full house. Rated PG-13. STARFLEET INVITES YOU AND A GUEST TO ATTEND THE ADVANCE SCREENING OF For your chance to receive an advance screening pass for two go to WWW.GOFOBO.COM/RSVP and enter the code: WPMOQLG5 ACHIEVEMENT | Junior Achievement program teaches employment and life skills CONTINUED FROM PAGE 9The program is teaching kids like Clay the life skills they might not get in the classroom. It shows you how to separate the necessities from things you just what, Clay said. How you should budget your money. Clay was chosen to speak at this past years Junior Achievements Mid-Florida Business Hall of Fame. Im very proud of him; he exceeds my expectations, Clays mom Jill DeHart said. I think JA is a great program that everybody will learn something from. Cathy Alper uses the Junior Achievement program through out all four years at Crooms Academy of Information Technology, to prepare the students for enter ing the work force. T program teaches the students how to write a resume and cover letters, put together portfolios, and go on in terviews. It is like a developmental pro gram throughout high school, Alper said. Work skills are taught and transferred into the work en vironment. I believe its an asset or resource that I cant imagine doing our four-year career plan without them (JA). Although these high school students are learning skills they can apply to the workforce, students are also taught life-skills through JA, as young as second grade. Rosa Williams teaches second grade social studies at Woodlands Elementary and she uses JA in her classroom to teach her students the value of voting. They begin by voting on small things like what to do with an empty lot in the community. Its hard for them to not vote the way their friends vote, Wil liams said. They learn to vote on what they think is right. So they can carry on this lesson as an adult, even when voting for the president. Clay is one of many students that will carry on the life-lessons that JA is instilling in so many stu dents across Central Florida. I think Junior Achievement has given me an advantage, De Hart said. I know how to go out and do other things in the future. PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERClay DeHart spoke at last years Junior Acievement Mid-Florida Business Hall of Fame about how the program has helped him succeed.

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Page 11 Now through This is a great time to check our calendars for some outstand ing performances moving into do that lets count ourselves lucky for having such outstanding talent right here where we live.Now through May 11 The All Night StrutSwing is the thing in this musical celebration of the 1930s and s. The All Night Strut is a musical celebration that carries us through the Great Depression jazz, blues and bebop to keep our toes tapping to legendary song-writers Loesser, Ellington, Calloway and the Gershwins. From the funk-jive of Harlem to the sophistication of El Morocco, All Night Strut is a combination of harmony and rhythm at the Winter Park Playhouse. Call 407-645-0145 or visit winterparkplayhouse.org Now through May 12 Mad Cows Cabaret Festival Mad Cows Cabaret Festival is even better this season in its new home on Church Street in downtown Orlando. The Festival is host to more than 30 perfor mances of Broadway, comedy, and Cabaret headliners. The Festival runs through May 12. Call 407-297-8788 or visit orlandocabaret.comNow through May 26 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer This special Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) version of the Sawyer matching wits with Aunt Polly and taking the adventure of his life with Becky and Huckleberry Finn. Based on the characters created by Mark Twain and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer has thrills, comedy and a bit of American history for the whole family. Call 407-896-7365 or visit orlandorep.comNow through May 26 The Wizard of OzOz performers are brilliantly cast, and the production includes Terry Olson, Orange Countys director of Arts & Cultural Affairs, doling out wisdom in the role of the Wizard. Call 407-877-4736 or visit gardentheatre.org May 11 How to Succeed with the Orlando Philharmonic Fresh from its brilliant produc tion of the opera Madama Butwill take on the classic Broadway show How to Succeed in Busi ness Without Really Trying. Christopher Wilkins will conduct and Frank McClain directs the musical in which window-wash er J. Pierrepont Finch scratches his way to the top at World Wide Wickets. This Frank Loesser musical won both the Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize in 1962. Presented in two performances on May 11 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Bob Carr PAC, reserve your tickets by calling 407-770-0071 or visiting orlandophil.orgMay 11 The Science of Wine at the Orlando Science Center The largest collection of wines of any Orlando event comes to the Orlando Science Center on May 11 beginning at 7 p.m. for The Science of Wine with presentations on many aspects of wine, as well as the opportunity wines from the worlds great wine regions. This fundraiser for the Science Center, presented by Akerman Southern Wine & Spir its, will offer gourmet foods to accompany the wine selections, and Tims Wine Market will offer wine education stations. Call 407514-2233 or visit osc.org/wineMay 14 to 19 Memphis to Orlando Direct from Broadway It won the 2010 Tony Award for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Orchestration, and now Memphis is heading to Orlando. From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tenn., comes this hot new musi cal bursting with explosive dancing, songs and a tale of forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, Memphis dances into the Bob Carr PAC from May 14 to 19. Tickets are available online at Or landoBroadway.com or by calling 1-800-982-2787. May 15 to 28 The Fringe FestivalThat wacky, often-weird, and always-wonderful festival of plays called Fringe will present 100 performance groups in Fringe 2013. Fringes philosophy is to be 100 percent uncensored, 100 percent non-juried, and 100 percent accessible. This celebration of the performing arts takes place at Loch Haven Park in the last two weeks of May offer ing uncensored performances, a lively outdoor stage, Visual Remembering that Fringe plays are uncensored, youll want to check the schedule for plays that are adults only and which ones are (age-appropriate) Kids a complete schedule.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. This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater Saturday Matinee Classics Starring Academy Award Winner Dustin Hoffman THE GRADUATE Sat 12:00PM Mothers Day Brunch, featuring GONE WITH THE WIND Sun 10:00AM Starring Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon MUD Fri Sat 3:00, 6:15, 9:30 Sun 5:00, 8:15 Mon, Wed, Thu 6:15, 9:30 Tue 6:15 only Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar Community Chamber Luncheon Meet Paul Baker, Vice-President External RelationsFrom Research, The Power to Cure Wednesday, May 15, 11:30 am 1:00 pm Maitland Civic Center, 641 S. Maitland Avenue Cost: $15.00 Chamber Members with RSVP by 5:00 pm Monday, May 13 After the deadline $20.00 $20.00 Non-Members Reservations Required! 407-644-0741 Maitland Chamber of Commerce 407-644-0741 jlee@maitlandchamber.com www.maitlandchamber.com 110 N. Maitland Ave. Maitland, FL 32751 Catered By Event Coordinator Printing & Design Corporate Sponsor

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Page 12 HomesObserver 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 Spacious Winter Park Home Custom Built on Lake Conway Walk to Park Avenue THE JERRY OLLER & SHIRLEY JONES TEAM Offering personalized service & attention to detail to every client. SOLD NEW PRICE RealtyTrac recently named Orlando as the No. 1 market Spring is in full bloom and it would appear love is in the air for investors hoping to make a killing in the Or lando real estate market. Daren Blomquist, RealtyTrac vice president, stated May 1 that the average price investors were paying for homes in Orlando was $103,701, and the resale price when sold within six months or just under $65,000. The website went on to note that nearly 2,000 Orlando area in 2012. Investors typically purchase a home that needs some work with cash, remodel it, and then resell it groups hire their own teams of contractors and buy supplies in bulk to cut down on the over head. Once the home is brought up to lenders standards, given curb appeal and some interior able inventory down from 8,666 last March to the current supply of 6,937, there are fewer homes to choose from. Buyers however, are not discouraged by this fact. National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence the March Pending Home Sales Index that the growth of the housing sector is not limited by demand, but supply. Pending contracts are up nationwide 1.5 percent from February and pre dicted to increase 7 percent over 2012, and the investors are taking note. Homes are not only selling for more now, theyre selling faster too. The average number of days a home is on the market in Orlando is down from 97 to 80 year-over-year. The news is fabulous for both buyers and sellers. Many owners previously under water may no longer be upside down, and sellers that are not distressed can count on selling their homes faster and for more money. Multiple offers on homes are commonplace in todays market so sellers dont have settle. While interest rates climbed slightly this week they remain in the 3 percent range, so even if a buyer pays a few thousand more, their payments are still affordable. Anyone looking for a reason to invest in the Orlando real estate market has plenty to choose from, and local homeowners are reaping the rewards.Christina Rordam is a local Realtor. Contact her at 407-928-8294 or ChristinaS ellsOrlando.comOrlando named top market in U.S. for house-ipping prot Christina Rordam Keepin it Real Estate ISAAC BABCOCK Updated Dommerich Estates pool home Traditional style in gated Maitland community In desirable Winter Park school district Double lot in the heart of Winter Park Voted Best Real Estate Agency by Winter Park/Maitland Observer Readers www.fanniehillman.com Serving Central Florida Over 32 Yearswww.fanniehillman.com 407.644.1234 Homes brought to you by:

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Page 13 When it comes to selling residential real estate, theres no better place to be than Central Florida, where homes with a Winter Park, Maitland, College Park or Baldwin Park address are some of the most sought after anywhere. But for me, there is something magical about Winter Park. If I sound biased, I am. Ive lived here most of my life and its why my mother (Fannie) established her real estate business here 32 years ago. Our lives are woven into the very fabric of this community that offers a unique lifestyle second to none. Thats able place to want to live and raise a family. Theres a lot to like about Winter Park. Perhaps the citys signature feature is Park Avenue, one of the most storied main streets in Florida. Among the many tree-lined, bricked streets in the city, and home to the annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, Park Avenue features and boutiques anywhere, along with an equally impressive list of upscale restaurants, sideestablishments. And adding to its allure is the citys neighboring park adorned with majestic oaks and colorful azaleas. Winter Park is also home to museums, Winter Park Memorial Hospital, A-rated public schools and Rollins College, a private liberal arts college, which has been ranked the No. 1 regional university in the South for eight consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1885, Rollins occupies 70 acres overlooking Lake Virginia, one of six navigable lakes in the citys famous chain of lakes whose shores are graced by stunning lakefront residences, some of which have historical importance or are owned by local celebrities. Having the opportunity to live on the chain of lakes, or the many other lakes that grace the citys landscape, is certainly an attractive draw for homebuyers. Some would consider it a homerun if they could own a tree-shaded property alongside a lake on a bricked street in close proximity to Park Avenue. While a lakefront home typically carries a higher price tag than a non-lakefront home, homeowners do not pay additional taxes for living on a lake. Everything in the city is taxed on market value. In fact, Winter Parks millage rate (tax in mills per dollar evaluation) is lower than most incorporated cities in Orange County. Moreover, Winter Parks lakefront homes, and many non-lakefront homes in established neighborhoods, hold their value better than homes in many other Central Florida municipalities. So whether you live on or off the many lakes that punctuate the citys landscape, youre no more than a 30-minute drive to the University of Central Florida, the areas world-famous attractions, Amway Center and some of Cen tral Floridas major business cen ters in downtown Orlando and neighboring Maitland Center. Recognized as the city of culture and heritage, Winter Park is simply a magical place to live, work and enjoy all that Central Florida has to offer. Scott Hillman is president of Fannie Hillman + Associates. He can be reached at 407-644-1234 or at Scott@ fanniehillman.com I know you have options when it comes to buying and selling your Real Estate. After meeting with me your best option will be clear. My dedication to research, current data, skill in the art of negotiation, continuous communication and winning spirit will earn the results you are looking for. Right now, inventory is low and our buyer count is high. Your timing is perfect to contact me today and together we will determine the best plan of action. Lisa Fleming Realtor, Fannie Hillman and Associates, Inc. 407 644-1234 ext. 223 321 228-8341 cell www.fanniehillman.com lcfrealty@yahoo.comVoted Orlandos Best Residential Real Estate Ofce Ranked a Top Producer since 2002Born and raised in the Winter Park/Maitland area WHERE QUALITY MEETS EFFICIENCY216 S. Park Ave, Ste. 1 | Winter Park, FL 32789email: titledesk@midtowntitlellc.com www.midtowntitlellc.comP: 407.644.1157 F: 407.644.1357Serving Central Florida Homeowners & Lenders since 2006 Residential. Commercial. Loan-Purchase. Renance Closings. Satellite closing services available throughout state of Florida Bonded. Licensed. Insured. TEL: 407-896-5520 REALTOR MLS John Penne8 year resident of Baldwin ParkOrlando Top 100 Real Estate Agents Orlando Magazine 2011 & 2012AFFORDABLE REAL ESTATE COMMISSIONS31/2% Commission Full MLS ServiceEMAIL: pennybrokers@earthlink.net WEB: pennybrokersorlando.comBALDWIN PARK CONDO $289,900 size attached 1 car garage-room for bikes CELEBRATION ESTATE HOME $1,375,000 Charming old world Mediterranean 5bedrooms 5.1 baths/plus ofce and in-law suite INTEGRITY LOYALTY UNWAVERING ENTHUSIASM Kelly L. PriceBrokerDee Morgan, GRI/ABRRealtor Sales Assoc.407.645.4321 Belle Isle $399,000 Lakefront | .58 Acres Longwood $325,000 4 BR | 3 BA | 2,967 SF Orlando $545,000 2 BR | 2.5 BA | 2,120 SF Winter Park: a magical address for many homebuyersSCOTT HILLMAN Guest Writer

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Page 14 www.BaldwinParkLiving.com Jeff ClarkColdwell Banker Residential 407.733.0773 j.clark@coldwellbanker.com www.BaldwinParkLiving.comWelcoming More Families To Our Neighborhood Than Any Other RE ALTOR. Sold in Baldwin Park MARCH 2013 HOME DATA 32789 SALES A VG LIST $ A VERAGE MEDIAN DA YS ON MKT DA YS TO CLOSE Overall .................. 50 ..... $503,000 .... $473,436 ..... $270,000 ........ 138 ................... 40 Single Family (A) Overall ............. 37 ..... $546,465 .... $509,400 ..... $280,000 ........ 102 ................... 39 Bank Owned ....... 4 ...... $137,425 .... $155,130 ..... $144,000 ......... 17 ................... 37 Short Sales ......... 1 ...... $240,000 .... $198,000 ..... $198,000 ........ 378 .................. 102 Other .............. 32 ..... $607,172 .... $563,416 ..... $327,500 ........ 104 ................... 37 Multi Family (B) Overall ............. 13 ..... $379,292 .... $371,077 ..... $250,000 ........ 243 ................... 42 Bank Owned ....... 0 ........ $0 .......... $0 .......... $0 ............ 0 ..................... 0 Short Sales ......... 1 ...... $249,900 .... $245,000 ..... $245,000 ........ 194 .................. 136 Other .............. 12 ..... $390,075 .... $381,583 ..... $262,500 ........ 247 ................... 35 32751 SALES A VG LIST $ A VERAGE MEDIAN DA YS ON MKT DA YS TO CLOSE Overall .................. 38 ..... $297,997 .... $285,365 ..... $275,000 ........ 101 ................... 37 Single Family (A) Overall ............. 26 ..... $369,172 .... $350,900 ..... $362,500 ........ 111 ................... 41 Bank Owned ....... 4 ...... $234,825 .... $224,125 ..... $174,750 ......... 62 ................... 25 Short Sales ......... 4 ...... $395,220 .... $359,000 ..... $412,750 ........ 394 ................... 89 Other .............. 18 ..... $393,239 .... $377,272 ..... $373,750 ......... 58 ................... 34 Multi Family (B) Overall ............. 12 ..... $143,785 .... $143,373 ..... $105,700 ......... 81 ................... 29 Bank Owned ....... 1 ...... $72,100 ...... $88,775 ..... $88,775 .......... 7 .................... 67 Short Sales ......... 2 ...... $92,450 ...... $89,500 ..... $89,500 ......... 166 ................... 61 Other .............. 9 ...... $163,158 .... $161,411 ..... $120,000 ......... 71 ................... 18SALE PRICES SALE PRICES Mike Armstrong1201 S. Orlando Ave. Suite 100 Winter Park, FL 32789 407-622-8181Community Built. Community Owned.Your Community Bank your needs: Conventional mortgages FHA Home Equity Lines of Credit Give us a call to discuss your vision, were here to help. SNAP! ORLANDOPHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERHigh-fashion models and re dancers let local photographers play with motion and light on lm during Snap! Orlandos Fashion Night event on May 4.

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Page 15 Opinions Chris Jepson PerspectivesLouis Roney Play On!My parents used to say that nothing of mine was worth more than my word. A broken word is a broken promise, and a promise should never be given lightly. If a pledge you have made has no value, what else about you is worth a damn? Of course, people have reasons to change their plansand can do so by addressing them promptly and forthrightly. But I have promises to keep, said great poet Robert Frost in his thought ful poem, Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening. When I was 19 or 20, I often looked at Robert Frost as he talked with colleagues a couple of tables away in the Eliot House dining room at Harvard. I wondered what promises he had made, and whether he had managed to keep them. Frost was a troubled man. His daugh ters recent suicide weighed heavily upon him. His happy young birch swinging days were lost in an amiable past. Steadfastly, Frost kept faith with the ideals that ruled his life and his art. Do people today thoughtlessly and more easily break promises they have made than they used to? Such an attitude as, Ill promise now, and deal with it later often lacks character, and carries little worth. Among the seasoned political prevaricators one meets nowadays, Ananias would have to strain his imagination to make the second team. When Jimmy Carter asked, Would I lie to yah? was he consciously giving the answer to his own question? What was the publics immediate knee-jerk response to Jimmy? Richard Nixon said to the nation about Watergate and the cover-up, Your presi dent is not a crook, therewith providing dent and making Nixons veracity even George Washingtons, I can not tell a lie, would bring derisive snorts if said today. President Obamas pronouncements currently seem to carry little weight. Is his latest statement that Syria has stepped over the line by using chemical weapons against its populous a valid threat? How long will it be until Obama begins to hedge his bets to get himself off the hook? A mans word is his bond, is viewed by too many people today as antediluvian pap. I worked as an opera singer in Ger many where a verbal Zusage (agree ment) on the telephone was as binding as a signed contract. Woe to the artist who failed to live up to a Zusage. He or she would be quietly blackballed by the Theater Directors Association, and never again be employed by anyone in the Ger man theater system. The Germans are probably no more moral in this respect than anyone else. But they have learned that its not possible to run an enormous system of opera and playhouses if everyone involved doesnt keep his word fastidiously. If one is to believe our newspaper and broadcast media, corruption has become the way of life at almost every economic and educational level in America. We read that cheating on exams has become a national phenomenon even in such sacrosanct institutions as Annapolis and West Point. Truth in advertising? Are you kid ding? What kind of naf are you anyhow? As someone commented to me the other day, Who can you trust nowadays? No matter what else of value a friend, colleague or mate may have, if you cannot count on his word, what have you got? the truth shall set you free, bondage seems to be the state of mind of a large percentage of the modern world.About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney)My grandson and I go to the mov ies most every Thursday evening. Its date night for my daughter, and my Hmmm? Regardless, its a boys night out. Literally. We hit the local Burger Barn (Steak n Shake), order the Triple Cholesterol Special and burgerify with fries and malts and then hit the cinema. The beauty of going to the movies with a soon-to-be 10-year-old is that my Lad will see anything and, better still, hes game for movies I would typically invest neither time nor nickel. The crash and burns, the superheroes, the latest Tom Cruise. Its not named Oblivion for no reason. The Lad gave it a seven out of 10. Hes quite discerning. For the past several weeks my grandson has been asking to see , the story of Jackie Robinson. Or, rather how Jackie Robinson integrated professional baseball. Its a sad story I am all too familiar with, and I just havent been up black man integrating a white sport. I havent yet had the conversation as to why he wants to see this movie. What context and understanding can a child have concerning the idiocy of his elders? Sometimes well be driving along, listening to 89.9 Jazz and invariably the top-of-the-hour news is a recount, a sad rehash of how many died in Syria today. Or, how many Sunni Iraqis were blown to bits and pieces. Or, American servicemen killed in Afghanistan. Ill turn to my grandson and comment on how violent our world is and what does he make of it? He really cannot grasp the hatreds, fears, history and bigotry of the protagonists, but he believes stupidity must be a large factor. Hes unaware of what a racist little hotbed (think KKK) of discrimination Central Florida once was. That Jackie Robinson was actually threatened, onceupon-a-time, told to leave and never return to Sanford. That Oviedo buried its public swimming pool in the 1960s rather than integrate. Thats right, bur ied. You can still see an edge of the pool in a public park. Of course, it is argued, you have to judge a people in the context of their historic times. Racism was a perfectly acceptable societal value, so burying a municipal asset was preferable to mixing the races. The only problem with that argument (perspective) that blacks are inferior is that there were learned men and women quite reasonably arguing otherwise. By the 18th century, English Quaker an indefensible abomination. It was being publicly discussed worldwide. You couldnt have been a slaveholder and/ or racist and not have been aware that just, maybe, your bigotry was wrong. So how to explain mid-20th century American racism? Hundreds of years later, American prejudice had blacks sitting in the back of the bus as well as it being unacceptable to play with those darling boys of spring. Thirty thousand years ago, it might have made survival sense to discrimi nate on the basis of the different. But that was during the end-times of the thals survived after all? What if intoler ance is gene-marked? What if racism, bigotry, homophobia, anti-Semitism, etc. are genetic traits, traceable back to our Neanderthal cousins? Id much prefer that explanation to stupidity. Stupidity is simply inadequate in explaining (justifying) the human condition. My grandson has yet to under stand that. Jepson is a 27-year resident of Central Florida. Hes scally conservative, socially liberal, likes art and embraces diversity of opinion. Reach him at Jepson@MEDIAmerica.USWhos your cousin? Pledging and hedging Letters to the editor Kudos to Winter Park We would like to thank the city of Winter Park for [its] hospitality during our recent visit on May 2 and 3 to judge the city as part of the America in Bloom National Awards Program. America in Bloom preservation, environmental efforts, and community involvement. Winter Park is competing against communities from around the country for awards in these areas. It was apparent the city excelled in all the areas we reviewed. The municipality has excellent planning and execution of its many projects and initiatives. The cultural offerings and community participation result in a high quality of life and places Winter Park in the top-tier of communities in the country. We enjoyed meeting so many enthusiastic and committed individuals during our two-day visit. Special thanks to our tour guides Tim Maslow and Stephen Pategas. Jack Clasen Contest Committee Chair Judge Coordinator Board of Directors America in Bloom Theres a bully on the playgroundThe American Heart Association is supporting House Bill 525 and Senate Bill 392, which limit li ability for schools that open their playgrounds and facilities on a voluntarily basis to community groups and individuals during non-school hours. HB 525 passed the Florida House of Representatives, however the Florida Senate has failed to take any action. The plaintiffs attorneys who are protecting their own interests, not those of Floridas children or schools, are presently blocking action on this bill in the Senate. The decreasing physical health of Americans is costing more than $147 billion dollars annually in additional health care costs, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Our politicians talk about maxi mizing taxpayer dollars expanding playground The principals responsible for educating our children are also capable of ensuring the school grounds are well maintained. Under the new bill, the school districts interests will be protected, and so will our children. We urge the Senate to act quickly. Consider the health and wellness of our children and the taxpaying parents. Support the kids and the schools, and stand up to the bullies and tell them to get off our playgrounds. David Markiewicz and Crystal Collins Spencer The American Heart AssociationEDITORIAL CARTOON King Features Weekly ServiceMay 6, 2013

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POST LAKE APARTMENTSintroducing a new phase of luxury apart ments at Post Lake at Baldwin Park. 4688 New Broad Street, Orlando, FL 32814. 407-304-3545. www.postprop erties.com REAL ESTATE: FOR RENT Historic Olde Winter Park HomeRenovated circa 1915 charmer, 3BR/2.5BA, original heart of pines floors, brick fireplace, formal rooms, private study + a spacious 1/1 guest house w/ views of Lake Mizell. PRICE REDUCED! Call Mary Ann Steltenkamp w/Kelly Price & Company. 407-406-0449. MaryAnn@ KellyPriceandCompany.com Homes for Sale1. 3BR/3.1BA, 2215SF, Walk to Baldwin Park Shops & Restaurants, $375K; 2. 5BR/4.1BA, 3787 SF, Prestigious Via Tus cany Home with Lake Access, $1,249,000; 3. 4BR/3BA, 3100SF, Exclusive Wingfield Reserve-Great Schools, $599,900; 4. 3BR/2.1BA, 2966SF, WP Corner Lot Steps from Park Ave, $875,000. www.fanniehillman.com Friedman & Friedman Excellence in Real Estate ServiceJeffrey & Barbara Friedman one team. twice the experience, knowledge & ser vice. 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The Jerry Oller & Shirley Jones Team. More than 30 years combined real estate experience. 205 W. Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park. Jerry: 407-468-3498; Shirley: 407-719-9180. www.fanniehillman.com Homes for Sale4BR split plan w/screened pool & cov ered lanai, 2310SF, updated kitchen/ss appliances, $279,000 in Maitland; dra matic 3563SF home with 27x11 ground floor master & 12x12 custom closet, gourmet kitchen and more.....$950,000. Call Glenda Massie w/Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate. 407-697-8796. Glenda.massie@floridamoves.com REAL ESTATE: FOR SALE The Marketplace OBSERVEROpen HousesBill Adams731 Wildmere Village Cove, Longwood, $30,000, 4/16 Jeff and Barbara Friedman417 Westchester Drive, Altamonte Springs, $215,000, 4/24 Patty Munsey158 Breezeway, New Smyrna Beach, $255,000, 4/24 John McDade1100 Mojave Trail, Maitland, $385,000, 4/29 Lanie Shower3006 Carley Estates Court, Orlando, $178,775, 4/29 Ann Lee4275 Ethan Lane, Orlando, $649,000, 4/25 Maria Van Warner245 Lewfield Circle, #245, Orlando, $52,000, 4/25 MaryStuart Day and Megan Cross395 Geronimo Court, Longwood, $369,000, 4/24 Lauralyn Lane18533 Blue Heron Circle, Tavares, $675,000, 4/30 Maria van Warner631 Waterland Court, Orlando, $249,900, 4/30 MaryStuart Day and Megan Cross1300 Serena Court, Winter Park, $305,000, 4/30 Maria van Warner921 Collie Lane, Maitland, $310,000, 5/2 Jeff and Barbara Friedman7372 Grand Avenue, Winter Park, $155,000, 5/3 Ann Lee851 Miles 9, Winter Park, $53,500, 5/3 Nancy Bagby and Bill Adams1553 Winter Springs, Winter Springs, $427,000, 5/3 John McDade806 Viscaya Lane, Altamonte Springs, $195,000, 5/6 OBSERVER Just Sold Homes4814 Tellson Place, Orlando, FL 32812 sold by Teresa Jones-Cintron & Elim Cintron 687 Pensacola Lane, Lake Mary FL 32746 sold by Teresa JonesCintron & Elim Cintron 2451 McIntosh Way, Maitland, FL 32751 sold by Jennifer King 1100 Mojave Trail, Maitland, FL 32751 sold by Jennifer Sloan Its FREE to place estate sales, garage sales and yard sales on this page! Visit WPMObserver .com and click Create Your Classified MindGymMay 6, 2013 PLEASE NOTE: Magic Maze has been moved to page 10. MindGymMay 6, 2013 PLEASE NOTE: Magic Maze has been moved to page 10. Offices for RentWinter Park Real Estate Offices for rent (Winter Park/Goldenrod/University). Doc tors office w/5 exam rooms + extra features. Other office units available from 800-3000 SF. Nice bldg.; great prices. Call Ann 407-293-1934. annpolasek@ cfl.rr.com REAL ESTATE: COMMERCIALLARGE GARAGE FOR RENTOversized, free standing double bay ga rage with long work bench area. Bath room and separate office area included. 800 sq ft total. $600 per month. One year lease minimum. Located on Circle Drive in Maitland, Florida Call Sharon Strong at Strong and Company (407) 399-6006 STRONG AND COMPANY Saturday, May 11th 919 Poinciana Lane, Winter Park FL 327896 BR | 4 BA | 3,534 SF | $750,000Beautiful custom home built in 2004upgrades are numerous! Hardwood and tile floors throughout, vast amounts of storage, large loft and second laundry room. Light and bright with an open floor plan that makes it ideal for enter taining. Chefs kitchen with solid maple cabinets, granite counters and stainless professional grade appliances. The large downstairs master suite has a walk-in closet. Private pool area and access to Lake Maitland! Hosted by: Padgett McCormick from 2-4 PM 98 S. Virginia Avenue Unit 111, Winter Park FL 327893 BR | 3.5 BA | 2,860 SF | $599,000Fantastic walk-out townhome at the Douglas Grand! This two story spacious unit features two master suites, luxurious baths, a gourmet kitchen and stone and wood floors. Extras include two designat ed private parking spaces in the secure garage, surround sound wiring/speakers and crown molding. Walking distance to the Winter Park Public Library, golf course, restaurants/wine bars, Winter Park Farmers Market and all the fabulous shops on Park Avenue! Hosted by: Julie Bombardo from 10 AM 1 PM SATURDAY 2-5BEAUTIFUL HOME IN SWEETWATER CLUB 207 Magnolia Lake Drive, Longwood. 5BD/4BA. 4,972SF., Home sits on a quiet and serene 1.4+ acre lot with large cir cular drive way and amazing landscap ing. Elegant interior. Spacious rooms, hardwood floors and maximum views of the pool & scenic back yard from most rooms. A 40 ft wide Florida Room equipped with summer kitchen runs along the back of the house. The luxuri ous master suite is downstairs along one side of the home for maximum privacy & easy access. $650,000 SUNDAY 1-4 NEW PRICE!EXECUTIVE HOME IN WINGFIELD RESERVE2159 Deer Hollow Circle, Longwood. 4BD/3BA. 3,100SF. Enjoy the Seminole County Lifestyle in this beautifully cared for home. Warm colors, extensive crown molding, newly re-done hard wood floors and incredible media room are just a few of the features in this Family Home. Relax in your tropical screened pool and lanai. Enjoy coming home to this beauty. 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