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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
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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 TORNADO TEAM IN OKLAHOMA CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR, B1 Throwback date night Its Hitchcock-style suspense in the classic Vertigo at Leu Gardens date night. Bring wine! CALENDAR, 6 Teenage board member? is helping beautify the city and cutting its electric bill. LIFESTYLES, 7 Dancing with the stars The best ballet dancers in the world converge to compete in this one-of-a-kind event. CULTURE, B11 COMMUNITY BULLETIN ............ 4 CALENDAR .................... 6 LIFESTYLES .................... 7 OPINIONS ..................... 9 CLASSIFIEDS .................. 24 CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR ....... B1 CULTURE .................... B11 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 A homemade melange of a bouquet wafted through the air of the cozy Goldenrod Civic Club as the sounds of residents mak The Berlin wall hadnt yet fallen and hair metal bands ruled the fully Goldenrod it still felt like a family potluck dinner. In January 1989, all the Gold enrod Chamber members went to work in their kitchens, cooking up their favorite dishes one to share and one to auction off with a recipe card attached. It was just a little event to raise a bit of mon Then the event gathered an impressive 100 people for food and friendship. Now, June 7 Supporters of allowing urban chickens to roost in Maitland backyards will have a chance to cluck their case to the City Coun cil on Monday night. nearly 300 online petition sign ees, resident John Endicott will lay down his urban chicken pro posal to members of Maitlands Planning & Zoning Commission for discussion on Thursday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. Planning & Zoning Chairman Dale McDonald said the Commission will then make recommendations to Council on Monday as they look into the idea of drafting an ordinance to allow the fowl. From code standards for coops said there are dozens of details that need to be nailed down be fore an ordinance is hatched. We want to make sure the ways whatever the individual is sues may be, he said. As she steered her silver Hon da Civic through the travel lane toward the exit of a parking lot along North Park Avenue, Adri an Gonzalez leaned over to her GPS to type in a new address. Then there was a bang. Tony Fairbanks report said nei ther driver in the parking lot saw the collision coming. The crash was one of 39 that have taken place so far this year in Winter Park involving dis tracted driving, according to records kept by the Winter Park Police Department. Last month, Gov. Rick Scott banned another kind of distract ed driving: texting at the wheel. The law makes texting while driving a secondary offense, meaning that a driver must be pulled over for another offense Drivers caught texting while committing another offense will receive a $30 ticket. PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Please see TEXTING on page 2 Maitland chickens will have their say Tastefully Goldenrod celebrates 25 years Tastefully Goldenrod, which started as a potluck dinner, is celebrating 25 years of bringing the close-knit community together for food and fun Council to discuss allowing hens in coops Police officials applaud the new ban on texting while driving but question whether it will work TIM FREED Observer Staff SARAH WILSON Observer Staff BRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER U.S. Rep. John Mica takes a bite at last years Tastefully Goldenrod charity food fest. Please see GOLDENROD on page 2 CAN COPS PROVE YOU WERE TEXTING?

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Page 2 marks the 25th anniversary of Tastefully Goldenrod, which is still hosted by the Goldenrod Chamber, and pulls nearly 500 community members every year. A $15 admittance fee gets you in the door to eat all the food youd like, featuring 15 local res taurants, grocery stores and cater ing companies. Later in the eve ning theres a silent auction with items up for bid from more than 100 different businesses, includ ing theme park tickets, tickets to a Tampa Bay Rays game and even a private tour of the Capital and lunch with Congressman John Mica. While the event has become much larger over the years, it still has the same community feeling as those modest days of crock pots and dangling recipe cards, said Lawrence Phillips, who is the chair of the committee that puts on Tastefully Goldenrod and is the assistant vice president of United Legacy Bank, presenting sponsor of the event. the Goldenrod community is all about, he said. This event gives people the smaller, hometown touch. He loves seeing the familiar faces of people who come to the event year after year. And thats because, in Goldenrod, people truly know and support each other. Bob Harvey, who has been a part of the business community and Chamber in Goldenrod for more than 20 years, said anyone attending is sure to see a friend or neighbor there. Goldenrod is a very tight knit community, Harvey said. The people know each other well and take care of each other. Theres also a sense of loyalty. Even though Phillips moved out of Goldenrod, he still commutes there to visit the businesses he came to trust while living in the small community. Our slogan [at the Chamber] is People do business with peo true, he said. And if residents are just get ting to know their area, Tastefully Goldenrod is a great introduc tion. Restaurants share their best foods, and attendees get to put a face with that sign in the business window. Darlene Dangel, execu tive director of the Chamber, said many restaurants that participate get new customers after theyve tasted their food at the event. It really gives them a chance to showcase their best foods and show the community what they nitely a way to get their name out. Proceeds help keep the Cham ber up and running, paying for operating costs like keeping the lights on and computers buzzing. And the Chamber is there to help Goldenrod businesses through advertising in the newsletters and creating networking events for business owners to meet and help each other. Thats great for the community, and is a great reason to support Tastefully Goldenrod, Harvey said. H O U S E S W A N T E D ! G e t a F R E E N o O b l i g a o n C A S H O e r O n Y o u r H o u s e W i t h i n 2 4 H o u r s (8 5 5 ) 7 5 5 1 8 1 8 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 Max Your Macs LLCApple Certied Consultants www.maxyourmacs.com iPad, iPhone, Mac, Cloud & More RESTART A Simple, Yet Powerful Solution!Have you ever experienced unusual behavior from your Mac such as an application not performing as you expect, pointer frozen or disappearing, or other frustrating and seemingly impossible to x issues? At times, the most powerful tip of all is the most simple. Restart your computer. A Restart clears much of the clutter and gives a clean start to your computing session! TAKE COMMAND WITH MAX APPLE TIPS This is going to save lives, said Gov. Rick Scott, who signed the bill at a Miami high school. This is going to make sure our teenagers are safe while driving, that theyre not distracted while driving. According to the National istration (NHTSA), at least 3,300 crash fatalities in 2010 were a di rect result of distracted driving. The NHTSA also reported that a driver is 23 times more likely to get in a crash while texting than while theyre focused on the road. Sgt. Jamie Loomis of the Winter Park Police Department said that any law that keeps drivers safe is one that needs to be in place. I think its a good thing, Loo mis said. I think that anything that can keep drivers focused on the road and focused on their driving is a good thing. Texting is only a part of the bigger issue of distracted driving, Loomis said. Passengers listening to loud music, eating while driv ing and having pets in their laps are some of the many common distractions on the road today. the Winter Park Police Depart ment, said the new law could help lower accident statistics. I do think driving distracted is a big issue that I wish more people would pay attention to, Morrissey said. I think wed see rate. Florida are currently preparing for how they will enforce this new a ticket if they have proof that a driver was using their phone in a texting matter, a new challenge Sgt. Kim Mojica of the Oviedo pointed out that the law being a secondary offense allows drivers to make excuses for why they had their phones out in an attempt to Once certain people get famil way to get out of the ticket, Mo jica said We, as law enforcement, cant prove either way what they were doing. It makes it a little tricky to en force, but I wouldnt say its unen forceable. Mojica hopes that the law will be made into a primary offence, I really do look forward to the day that they do make it a primary stop, because I really couldnt tell you the number of times that Ive to the vehicle in my vicinity and peoples heads are down, theyre texting, they dont see the lights changing and they dont even no tice that theres a fully marked po lice car next to them, Mojica said. Loomis noted the police de partments may try to access phone bills to see if drivers were texting prior to be being pulled over, but only in the instance of a tral Florida will have to wait and see how effective the law will be. I think that the state of Florida has done its due diligence and has enacted a law that truly they feel is going to make the roads a safer place, Loomis said. Time will tell as to whether it is an effective one or not. Tastefully Goldenrod is on Friday, June 7, from to 6 to 9 p.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Social Hall, located at 5300 Old Howell Branch Road in Winter Park. Tickets for the event will be sold at the door, and cost $15 for adults and $5 for children age 10 and younger. There will be food tasting from local restaurants, a jazz band and a silent auction. GOLDENROD | All-you-can-eat food plus music and a silent auction combine under one roof for one night C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE TEXTING | Cops argue texting should be a primary offense, rather than enforced after another violation C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER

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Page 3 June 10 City Commission meeting There will be a City Commis sion meeting Monday, June 10, at 3:30 p.m. in City Hall Commis sion Chambers located at 401 S. Park Ave. Below are a few topics of interest: Mayors Report Charitable Foundation 40th An niversary Day Quarter Business Recognition Award Brown Day Week Parks & Recreation Association Finalist for the 2013 National Gold Medal Award City Attorney Report sion Consent Agenda 5/13/13. contracts and formal solicita tions (for a full listing, please visit cityofwinterpark.org under Whats New > City Commission Agenda). tween the city of Winter Park and Teamsters Local Union No. 385 Public hearings nance vacating and abandoning certain streets within the Ravaud age Planned Development and Home Acres area. ordinances establishing city zon ing on the non-Ravaudage prop erties in the Home Acres annexa tion area. dic Clinic: Conditional use approv al to construct a two-story, 25,000-square-foot medical of 1235/1245 Orange Ave. and the south 10 feet of 955 Oak Place. First readings of the ordi nances amending the Compre hensive Plan Future Land Use map for rear of the property at 1285 Orange Ave., on 951 and 955 Oak Place and on the south 10 feet of 955 Oak Place. nance establishing hours of op eration for state license massage therapy businesses and to pro hibit residential use of such com nance amending Section 42-1, Def tion, of Chapter 42, Elections, to requirements. nance adopting the city seal ret roactive to the formal adoption of the seal on May 10, 2004. nance amending Section 1-7 to amend the penalty for violating municipal ordinances to comply with state law. claratory judgment that will de termine the rights between the city, Orange County, and two pri vate billboard companies. sions full agenda on the home page of cityofwinterpark.org un der Whats New > City Commis sion Agenda. FEMA Flood Map revisions The city of Winter Park is cur plain map and the base (100-year) Park Chain of Lakes as depicted on the Federal Emergency Man agement Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Maps. In addition to a letter that will be mailed to all property owners that may be impacted by this revi sion, the city has scheduled a pub lic meeting and developed a web page to answer any questions. The FEMA Flood Rate Insurance Map Public Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 20, at 7 p.m. at the Winter Park Community Cen ter located at 721 W. New England Ave. More information can be found by visiting cityofwinterpark.org/ Art in Chambers exhibition featuring Robert Ross The citys Public Art Advisory Board is proud to announce the newest Art in Chambers exhibi tion Under Roof and Sky featur ing new paintings by Robert Ross. The exhibition which was inspired by Rosss focus on our urban and rural environments will be open for public viewing from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, in City Hall Commission Chambers and the adjacent Chapman Room, at Winter Park City Hall located at 401 South Park Ave. The ex hibit will remain on display from Wednesday, June 12, through Thursday, Sept. 12. There will be an artist reception on Wednesday, June 12, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Commission Chambers. Ross explains the paintings were inspired by scenes from Winter Park, Central Florida, Michigan and Istanbul, where he recently traveled. The places I se lect to paint are unremarkable at and beauty if you look closely, Ross says. Im attracted to the intersections of natural and manmade forms, such as the way a roof carves a shape into the sky. Im fascinated by light and shad ows, particularly in the morning. And Im drawn to the way colors talk to each other in a painting, whether side by side or on oppo site sides of a canvas. My paint ings invite the viewer to look at the forms and spaces around us with fresh eyes. Ross, who previously worked in public relations for EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University, recommitted himself to his life long passion for art several years ago, becoming a Studio Artist in Painting at Creald School of Art in Winter Park, and studying with renowned local artists and Phila delphia-based artist Stuart Shils. An Altamonte Springs resident, Ross works full time at his studio in McRae Art Studios in Winter Park. Rosss paintings have been exhibited in Small Works by Central Florida Artists at Anita Wooten Gallery, Valencia Col lege, Orlando; Citiescapes at Orlando Museum of Art; Art in the Chambers at Orange County Commission Chambers; Street Seen at City Arts Factory, Or lando; Gallery at Avalon Island, Orlando; Casselberry Art House; and Hannibal Square Heritage Center Folk Art and Craft Festi val, Winter Park. Recognition in cludes a four-page cover story in Winter Park Magazine (Oct. 2011); First Prize in Painting awarded by Creald School of Art; and selec tion as a participating artist in the 2012 Winter Park Paint Out spon sored by Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens. Art in Chambers, a project of the Winter Park Public Art Ad visory Board, showcases works by local artists or works bor rowed from local museums. Art in Chambers enlivens Winter Parks public rooms and exposes residents and visitors to art, high lights the importance the city places in art and culture, provides city support to local artists and studios, and creates opportuni ties to educate the populace on the value of art and its place in a meaningful life. For more information regard ing Art in Chambers, please call 407-599-3498. Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and watch us on Vimeo. THE JERRY OLLER & SHIRLEY JONES TEAM More than 30 years combined real estate experience Orlando Business Journal Five Star Professionals Fannie Hillman 2012 Top ProducersShirley Jonesshirley@fanniehillman.com 407.719.9180Jerry Ollerjerry@fanniehillman.com 407.468.3498Offering personalized service & attention to detail to every client. 205 W. 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Page 4 FEATURING ...... AND MUCH MORE! 250 North Orlando Ave. Winter Park, FL 32789407.677.9777 A Premier Flooring Source US SAVINGS BONDS OWNERS ALERT!Learn how government changes in the savings bond program could adversely aect you and your investment. Getting the most out of your Savings Bonds THREE DATES THREE LOCATIONS JULY 9 WINTER PARK: Herndon Library 4324 E Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32803 Tuesday, July 9, 12:30 pmJULY 11 OVIEDO: IHOP Restaurant 17 Alafaya Woods Blvd., Oviedo, FL 32765 Thursday, July 11, 10 amJULY 16 UCF Area: Alafaya Branch Library 12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32826 Tuesday, July 16, 2:30 pm Each attendee is eligible to receive a FREE personalized Bond Statement! Please call 407-610-6100 to reserve your seats. Seating is limited.Sponsored by:AMERICAS INCOME PROTECTORS A Division of e AIP Group, LLC PHOTO BY JOSH GARRICK THE OBSERVER The landmark steakhouse Del Friscos celebrated its name change to Christners on June 2 with an event to benet the Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute. Toasting the new restaurant is Observer restaurant reviewer Josh Garrick with Alice, Carole and Dave Christner. Community Bulletin Business Briefs Call to artists The Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) announces a call to artists to par ticipate in its 2013-2014 Artist-in-Action (AIA) program. The application deadline is June 15. Applications can be found at artandhistory.org/artists-in-action Confessions of an artist The A&H is participating in power2give. org, a new and exciting crowd-funding project. Its rst project is called True Con fessions. Taking inspiration from the pop ular oral history project StoryCorps (and adding a little bit of The Real World), A&H wants to understand the Artist-inResidence experience from the resident perspective through video documentaries and share it with all of you. Visit pow ertogive.org for more information. Cooking champ Twenty-ve-year-old Allison Weldon a line cook at a restaurant in Winter Park, is the Southeast Regional Winner in the national Best Young Chef com petition sponsored by the Confrri de la Chane des Rtisseurs. On June 8, she will compete against nine other regional winners from throughout the U.S. and the Hawaiian and Caribbean Islands for top honors in the national nals at Chicagos Kendall College, one of the countrys top culinary schools. Summer servers Rollins College recently kicked off its SummerSERVE initiative with a service project at Fern Creek Elementary School. Created by the Ofce of Community En gagement (OCE), Human Resources, Alumni Relations and several other of ces, SummerSERVE was designed to engage Rollins staff, faculty, students and alumni in meaningful service projects throughout the summer. During the proj ect, Rollins students assisted teachers with in-class projects and organized the schools food and clothing pantry. The re lationship between Rollins and Fern Creek includes more than a decade of involve ment including mentoring, landscaping, painting and the donation of more than 1,000 books to the Fern Creek library. Honored sailor U.S. Navy Ens. James Contestable a native of Maitland, was recently awarded the Navy Surgeon General Award for his academic achievement, professionalism, and sensitive leadership, among other qualities. Healthier kids Want your kids to have a healthier sum mer? Take a look at the new online news letter for Healthy Kids Today from the Winter Park Health Foundation. Tips are geared toward preteens or teenagers. Its all at healthykidstoday.org Lifelong learning grant As more older adults are eager to con tinue their education, The Hamilton Holt School at Rollins College recently re ceived a $139,779 grant from the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) to provide start-up funds for the Rollins Center for Lifelong Learning This fall, the Center will offer innovative liberal arts program ming for adults 50 and older from Winter Park, Maitland, Eatonville and the sur rounding communities. Fulbright scholarship record Seven Rollins College students were recently awarded Fulbright scholar ships for the 2013-14 school year. Since Fulbright began awarding grants in 1951, this year marks the highest number of Rollins Fulbright recipients in one school year. To date, Rollins has produced a total of 48 scholars. Anne Fertig, class of 2013, received a Fulbright scholarship grant and will study Scottish history, literature and language this fall at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. The remaining six students received Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships and will travel to ve countries on three continents to teach English as a foreign language. The schol ars include Erin Buthman (Spain), Alia El-Assar (Mexico), Mike Gallace (Vietnam), Lambrini Kolios (Taiwan), Ryan Lambert (Germany), and Benja min Varnum (Malaysia). Honored attorney Winter Park resident Heidi Isenhart will be recognized for her outstanding level of pro bono work by the Florida Supreme Court, The Florida Bars Young Lawyers Division and the Florida Pro Bono Coor dinators Association. Along with other at torneys ranking at the top for numbers of hours contributed in cases closed in 2012, Isenhart was honored at the May Orange County Bar Association Installation of Of cers and Pro Bono Awards Dinner. Moving on up Jennifer Kisko has joined the Orlando of ce of GrayRobinson, P.A. as an attorney in the Intellectual Property Group. Jennifer most recently served as Senior Counsel at Hoffman-La Roche Inc. Smart pawn Winter Park-based pawn chain La Fa milia Pawn & Jewelry one of the na tions leading privately owned pawn chains was recently named as a nalist for the seventh Annual SMART Awards. The SMART Awards recognize businesses that demonstrate achievement in culture, growth, business creativity and economic contribution to the community. NEW NAME FOR DEL FRISCOS

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Page 5 rf RANGERS P ET OUTPOST AND RETREA T rfrntbr ntbnn frf frfbf rtbf rfrff fnr fffnrf rff rr btttr r fr rfr frrr frf f f rr rf rrfrr nr ffr fff rrrr frr r trt f ff rffr fff rf fff r rrr trr r rr rff trr rfrrfrntbtbnr We dare you. We dare you to make the right choices. We dare you to be strong. We dare you to be an individual, and we dare you to say no. These are some of the challenges we present in the very successful Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program that the Maitland Police Depart ment presents to our communitys elia and Dommerich elementary schools. This 10-week program is funded by the Police Department budget and is unquestionably one of the most important and well-liked public outreach and education programs your Police Department sponsors. Each year, the Departments school resource on the risks and dangers of mis using drugs, such as alcohol and tobacco, as well as other poten tially damaging substances. The instruction goes beyond just the dangers of drugs, but also ad dresses peer pressure and selfesteem. conclusion of the D.A.R.E. course of study. Each student who com pletes the program earns awards, and students can earn special awards in an essay contest. This award ceremony is very popular with both students and parents, and includes the awards ceremo ny, a pizza lunch, and outdoor games and activities. All of these activities are funded by the Po lice Department and the activities results from those who have at tended this prevention program are often seen years later. It is not unusual for a teenager or young adult to approach one of our of positive way. Of course D.A.R.E. is just one component of a multi-pronged approach that our children should line of defense are the parents. You, the parent, have the most making process, and are the main model for their value system. We have found that children who have had good modeling from selves in trouble. Conversely, chil dren who receive little positive value instruction from their par dence. Teach them that making good decisions leads to positive outcomes that are often replicated time and time again. We are so convinced that this program is important that we as signed one of our best to be your with the Maitland Police Depart ment for 17 years. She has been assigned to the uniformed patrol Maitland City Talk BY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR I D.A.R.E. you! Please see CITY TALK on page 6

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Page 6 NEW SPRING MERCHANDISE! KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland Calendar division and has been a detective with the criminal investigative section. Allison has a bachelor de gree from Northeastern Univer sity in Boston, and has completed hundreds of hours of post-gradu ate training. She has been a school has dedicated herself to assisting your children in being the best that they can be. We understand that in todays culture, coupled with intense peer pressure, it is not always easy to make the correct choice. Because some decisions, even at the young age of a D.A.R.E. student, can We encourage our young people to just say no to drugs. We dare you! Deputy Chief Bill McEachnie Maitland Police Department CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 10, 2013 Special Presentation State Senator Geraldine Thompson Legislative Update Old Business Update Web page Live audio of Council meetings FlexBus Consent Agenda Approve/receive various min utes Use of contingency funds for unanticipated legal expense Planning and Zoning Commis sion conference request Approve RFP Utility Rates Decisions Solid waste franchise Ordinance Cross Connection Control Discussion Chickens in Residential Neigh borhoods Requested by Coun cilman Valdes Billboards Charter Amend ment Requested by Councilman Lowndes Live Oak Gate Requested by Councilman Valdes For updates, please check our website at itsmymaitland.com r rfntbWe offer Full-Day Infant Care and Childcare Year-Round, Preschool Classes, Summer Camp, and much more! rfntbrn n n CITY TALK | Chickens in backyards? C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 5 JUNE 6 Learn to grow your business with email and social media marketing at a luncheon and seminar presented by Constant Con tact. Its from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 6 at the Winter Park Welcome Center at 151 W. Lyman Ave. in Winter Park. Come out for First Thursdays at the Or lando Museum of Art from 6 to 9 p.m. on June 6. Music from Crooked Road and Greywolf will entertain while food from Chefs Andrew Jones and Paul Pronsati of the Cheesesteak Phactory will ll you up. See artist demonstrations, dance per formances and more. Visit omart.org for more information. The Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair will get you going on the road to a career from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 6 at the Renais sance SeaWorld, 6677 Sea Harbor Drive in Orlando. Since its launch in March 2011, Hiring Our Heroes has been able to help more than 100,000 veterans and military spouses nd meaningful employ ment. Interested job seekers should reg ister for free at hoh.greatjob.net JUNE 7 Date Night at Leu Gardens features Vertigo at 8:30 p.m. on June 7. Pack a dinner picnic basket and a blanket or chairs, alcohol is permitted. Grilled items, popcorn and drinks are available for pur chase. Garden admission is $5 plus tax for adults, $2 for children (K-12th grade) plus tax, and free for Leu Garden Mem bers. The event is weather permitting. Leu Gardens is located at 1920 N. Forest Ave. in Orlando. For more information, please contact the Leu Gardens at 407-2462620 and visit leugardens.org for movie selections. The Art & History Museums Maitlands (A&H) popular program, Ladies Art Lounge explores pottery fun from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7. The program is held in Studio 2 at the A&Hs Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Ave. Visit ar tandhistory.org or call 407-539-2181, ext. 265, for more information. The 17th annual Wine Quest known as one of Central Floridas nest charitable social events, returns Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8, at the JW Marriott Or lando, Grande Lakes, located at 4040 Central Florida Parkway. Attend for a col lection of tastings, dinners and auctions. Visit questinc.org for more information. Theatre Downtown presents Tennessee Williams Tiger Tail based on the 1956 movie Baby Doll and directed by Frank Hilgenberg. It runs from June 7-29 with Sunday matinees available. For reserva tions, call 407-841-0083. The Baldwin Park Merchants Association will host its next First Friday Festival & Art Stroll on June 7 along New Broad Street in Baldwin Park from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Visit facebook.com/baldwinparkrst fridayfestival for more information. JUNE 8 Come see how grown-ups do the Sci ence Center! Orlando Science Center is reserved strictly for adults at Science Night Live on Saturday, June 8 from 8 to 11 p.m. with grown-up-inspired program ming and hands-on challenges. For more information, please call 407-514-2000 or visit osc.org JUNE 9 Friendship Force, a travel group whose tagline is Changing the way you see the world, will have its general meeting from 3 to 5 p.m. on June 9 at Rollins College Hamilton Holt School, 203 E. Lyman Ave., Winter Park. The title of the program is Come Fly With Me (the ins and outs of ying) presented by Sharita Scott, a Delta ight attendant. The public is in vited. For more information about Friend ship Force go to thefriendshipforce.org or contact Bee Taylor, membership chair, at 407-671-0189. Estate planners accountants and bank ers will have the opportunity to network with other wealth management pro fessionals at a private party in Long wood hosted by Jewish Pavilion Board member Barbara Coenson, (Coenson Law), on Sunday, June 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. Spouses and signicant others are wel come. Participants will be invited to join an Advisory Board. To obtain an invitation, contact Nancy Ludin, executive director, at nancyludin@jewishpavilion.org or call 407-6789363. Beautiful Music with Shannon Caine presents utist Kelli Boquet at Casa Fe liz, 656 N. Park Ave. in Winter Park from noon to 3 p.m. on June 9. Visit beautiful music.cc for more information. JUNE 10 Every two seconds you are needed to give life-saving blood. Be a hero from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 10, in the Bolick Clinic parking lot on Horatio Avenue and U.S. Highway 17-92. Look for the Big Red Bus. Contact blood.drive@ wellnessspeakers.org for more info. JUNE 12 Hot ashes and night sweats? More than 80 million women suffer from PMS and menopausal symptoms. Are you one of those women? Are you confused about your health options? Do you wonder if there are natural solutions? If so, come to Maitland Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12. Seating is limited. To RSVP, call 407-278-8115. Winter Park Mayor Ken Brad the Winter Park Diamond Dawgs take the mound at their home opener at 7 p.m. June 6 against the College Park Freedom. Thats barring rain delays, which have already threatened the opening of the season in DeLand, College Park and Leesburg, who were set to start things off Wednesday at press time. The College Park Freedom were set to play their debut in their new stadium at Bishop Moore Catholic High School. The Freedom had previously played at the home of Orlandos First Academy. Two full months of MLB-draftlevel baseball will give fans a rea son to cheer with Winter Park res idents enjoying two local teams playing in the heart of the city or only a few blocks from its western border. Dont worry, theyre back at Rol lins Colleges Alfond Stadium at 7 p.m. on June 8 against the Lees burg Lightning, then again at 7 p.m. on June 11 hosting the De Land Suns. After the showdown against Winter Park, College Park will be right back home at 7 p.m. on June 7 against the Sanford River Rats. At 5 p.m. on June 9, theyll host the Rats again. PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Winter Park will take the eld for a home opener at 7 p.m. June 6. Dawgs and Freedom hit the diamond ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff

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Page 7 Lifestyles Presented by: Supported by: Featuring Paul Jarley, PhD Dean College of Business Administration Come for a morning of coffee and conversation with the new dean at UCFs business college. Hear his unique vision for the college and how he is changing the culture of the inst itution to prepare students to compete as business professionals in todays marketplace. Friday, June 14, 2013 7:45 a.m. Networking/ 8:15 a.m. Program WINTER PARK WELCOME CENTER 151 W. Lyman Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 A complimentary continental breakfast will be served. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (407) 644-8281 or visit www.winterpark.org. Summertime Sip & Stroll Experience the charm of Park Avenue on a summers eve and enjoy wine samples and hors doeuvres at participating local merchants. $25, includes passport and wine glasswww.ExperienceParkAvenue.com Thurs., June 13 5 8 p.m. Park Avenue Joseph Robillard has his fair share of responsibilities. He has meetings to attend, votes to cast and is always brainstorming on ways to improve his city, every thing that comes with being a member of the Keep Winter Park Beautiful & Sustainable Advisory Board. As the newest member of the board, Robillard knows he has a lot on his plate, but that wont junior year of high school strong. After all, he has an AP English exam to study for. ting on a Winter Park government board, 17-year-old Joseph Robil lard has big plans for the city. The Keep Winter Park Beauti ful & Sustainable Advisory Board is one of many Winter Park boards that only require members to be residents of the city, according to the city of Winter Park website. Robillard took advantage of this, and is thrilled about his new his love for environmental sci ence. I was really excited and I was really honored, because no youth has ever done this before. It felt maybe more youths participat ing out his junior year at Trinity Prep School. a board position while attending the Winter Park Youth Leaders Program in this past summer. Fol lowing a speech at the program given by Winter Park Mayor Ken Bradley, Robillard approached him about getting involved with the community. The mayor en couraged him to apply for a board position, despite them being nor mally reserved for adults. Robillard applied, and in Oc tober of 2012, he was nominated for a position on the Keep Winter Park Beautiful & Sustainable Ad visory Board out of more than 300 applicants, and voted in by the city commissioners. Fellow board member Stephen Pategas said he was pleased to see a new face. I think its refreshing to have an age range on the board that runs from retirees to somebody whos in high school, Pategas said. I think he brings a fresh perspective. Were always trying to engage the youth of the com munity in the projects were pe rusing. board, Robillard helped organize the recent Earth Day in the Park Celebration and is also helping the city prepare for America in Bloom, a nationwide competition that ranks participating commu ers, plants and trees. The young board member has also proposed a number of changes for sustainability in Win ter Park, including the use of LED street lights, which are 50 percent cost-effective. With that change approved by the board, now Rob illard is spearheading the effort to replace the citys streetlights. Robillards family is pleased to see him making a difference in the community. My husband and I would sit back and say Yes, hes our son, and hes amazing, but beyond that, his devotion, his dedication and his determination are beyond anything Ive ever seen, said his mom Jody. Im pretty im pressed. Robillard is unsure what he wants to do for a career, but he knows that his passion for envi ronmental science and his speech skills will play an important role in his future choices. For now, Robillard is content with providing the Keep Win ter Park Beautiful & Sustainable Advisory Board with a young, unique voice that speaks for other youths in Winter Park. I feel honored that I get to contribute that new perspective on ideas and get to represent a dif ferent crowd of people in Winter Park, Robillard said. Robillards current term will run until 2015, but hes not done. Hes planning to run for another term right afterward. PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVER Joseph Robillard has already helped change Winter Park as its youngest board member through beautication and energy savings. This city board member started early TIM FREED Observer Staff

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Page 8 Flemings, at the corner of Lee Road and U.S. Highway 17-92, is deservedly known as a serious steakhouse destina tion, but as thousands of appreciative customers will attest, it has also earned its place as an integral part of our com munity. Managing Partner Rebecca Gaines and Chef Partner Tom Nadolski say yes to community events as varied as The Taste of Winter Park, where they entry of sliced tenderloin and a crab cake (which got my vote), to the Science Centers Science of Wine, where they of fered a seared Ahi Tuna. Events such as these, in which gourmet food of the highest quality is served to hundreds of people, has given the restaurant a special place in our grateful community while earning the admiration of food ies who have some idea of the army of such varied conditions. Fortunately, we dont have to wait ing Flemings style. The restaurants beautiful, dark-wood-paneled home is open seven days a week and offers an on-going celebration of food and wine, featuring exceptional (and varied) USDA prime beef steaks and a list of 100 wines by the glass. And while prime beef is Flemings signature, they also offer variety of what they call small plate offerings, which are only small by com parison to some of the super-size steaks. I couldnt wait to see what constitutes a small plate offering in a steakhouse, so my dining partner and I tried the Sliced Filet Mignon which is served over a shiitake risotto, thereby giving this foodie the thrill of two of my favorite tastes served in one bite. Im enough of a sybarite to appreciate the fact that my have it served over a perfect risotto is some special kind of heaven. And just as I thought this small plate is plenty of food (for a normal person). Moreover if you sit in the bar area you can order this deliciousness with an oversized wine pour for a total of $25. The second small plate we tried was the Colossal Shrimp Skewers, which are served with a just-hot-enough chimichurri sauce that makes this yet another highly recom mended offering. Realizing we would have to force ourselves into a second visit in order to bring the requisite appetite for the sharing the Scottish Salmon, which was amazing. As I ate one of my favorite foods (salmon), I kept reminding myself we were in a steakhouse. This salmon, slow-roasted and served with a BBQ glaze, is somewhere beyond delicious. I loved it. As noted, one needs to bring a certain level of hunger to fully enjoy a steak house steak, so we returned for the steaks and that was a good move. Per is served here with a Gorgonzola cream sauce. As I sailed off into a dreamland of inventively combined tastes, I mentally thanked the Chef for putting this ex traordinary piece of meat together with USDA Prime is a title given to only the top 2 percent of beef in this country, and my dining partners Prime New title. Tender, beautifully marbled and served at the perfect medium rare as requested the strip was one gorgeous hunk of meat. I have to add that when a restaurant puts its name on a side dish, that dish is usually worth tasting, so I followed my instincts and ordered a side of the Flemings Potatoes. My immediate com ment was that potatoes should never be allowed to taste that good. Flemings Potatoes are a kind of scalloped potato with cream and cheddar cheese and just enough jalapeno to turn the simple potato into a work of art. Really. Im serious. Our waiter forced us to have some of their decadent desserts, and I must admit the Crme Brulee is possibly cake naturally sweetened with pine apple is wonderful. Please keep in mind Flemings unmatched 100 wines by the glass (for years, theyve received the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator maga zine). I heartily recommend you put yourselves in the hands of one of the knowledgeable servers at Flemings to enjoy one of the great joys in life shar ing a wonderful meal with friends and family. Review: Flemings Prime Steakhouse Flemings is located at 933 N. Orlando Ave. in Winter Park. Open seven days a week, call 407-699-9463 or visit emingssteakhouse.com for more information. From the Corner Table JOSH GARRICK Observer Staff JUNE 6 Watch the baseball season opener between the Winter Park Diamond Dawgs and College Park Freedom at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, at Alfond Stadium at Harper-Shepherd Field, located at 801 Orange Ave. Visit ori daleague.com for more information. JUNE 7 Maitland Dunkin Donuts locations are offering a free donut with the pur chase of any beverage on June 7, Na tional Doughnut Day. Krispy Kreme is celebrating National Doughnut Day June 7 with a free doughnut of any variety per customer, no purchase necessary. Winter Parks store is at 1031 S. Orlando Ave. and open from 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday. JUNE 8 Join in the fun at the Schools Out Pool Party from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, at the Winter Park Community Center, located at 721 W. New England Ave. Visit cityofwinter park.org for more information. JUNE 10 Camp J is just around the corner. At Camp J, kids from toddlers to teens can make memories that last a life time. For complete information visit campj.org Its a family fun day at the Orange County Librarys Eatonville branch every Monday and Friday at 11 a.m. throughout the summer starting June 10 and running through Aug. 9. Programs will feature entertainers including Yehaa Bob, magician Glen Foster, Ronald McDonald and Gator land Wranglers. Theyre all free. Take a look at ocls.info/srpkids for more information. JUNE 11 The cult classic Galaxy Quest re turns to the Enzian Theatre at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11. The meta movie follows actors of a long-defunct science ction show as theyre kid napped by misinformed aliens to ght a very real galactic war. Visit enzian. org for more information. JUNE 13 Enjoy Popcorn Flicks in Central Park at 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, at Central Park Main Stage, located at 251 S. Park Ave. The featured lm is How to Marry a Millionaire. ONGOING Orange County Parks Goldenrod Recreation Center has Junior Magic basketball slots open for ages 11/12, 13/14 and 15/16/17. League play will be on Saturdays, June 15 Aug. 3. Cost is $45 per child and includes game jersey, certicate, regular sea son play and one ticket per player to an Orlando Magic game. Childs birth certicate is required at registration. Volunteer coaches are needed: back ground screening is required and paid for by the Orange County Parks and Recreation Division. For details and rec center locations, visit Orlando MagicOCFLgyms.net The Art & History Museums Mai tland (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 pro gram of themed parties that run from 6 to 10 p.m. All classes, workshops, and camps are taught by experienced A&H staff and professional artists who have been screened and background checked. Visit artandhistory.org for more information. PHOTOS COURTESY OF FLEMINGS PRIME STEAKHOUSE AND WINE BAR

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Page 9 Opinions mer is June 20, but with school being out, families are already looking for things to do. Come to Baldwin Park to enjoy some yogurt at Delish Frozen Yogurt or stop by Planet Smoothie to try some of their refreshing smooth ies. There are many other places to eat and shop while you are here. As for events: The First Friday Charity Festival & Art Stroll will be from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7, in the Baldwin Park Village Center. The monthly event is free to the public and is both familyand pet-friendly. Fairwinds Credit Union is having a bake sale to raise money for Pet Rescue by Judy on June 7 and 8, and again on June 14 and 15, during regular business hours. Stop by if you are in the area. Also, its not too early to start making your plans now for the Baldwin Park Independence Day Bash. This years Independence Day Bash is Friday, July 5, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. and is going to be bigger and better than ever! The annual Independence Day event, presented by the Baldwin Park Joint Committee, coincides with the Baldwin Park Merchants Associations First Friday series, and on July 5 the two events will be combined to create a street festival in Village Center. The event culminates with a Lake Baldwin at dark. The event will feature musical entertain ment from Room 2, as well as BradmasterJ Musiq, and will include several entertainment and shopping areas along New Broad Street including a beer garden with a fantastic summer barbecue food menu, a family fun area and an art stroll area. Help us make this a fantastic event for Baldwin Park and the surround ing Central Florida communities! Event organizers are now accept ing artist, sponsors, and vendor applications! Please contact Brett Blake with BOOM Marketing & Events at brett@consultboom.com or 407-923-3849 for more infor mation. Have a great summer! A popular song when I was in high school in the s went, Stay sweet as you are, dont let a soul ever change you. I have rewritten it for todays lifestyle to go: Stay strange as you are, dont let a soul ever change you. Stay deranged as you are, dont let anyone rearrange you. Arent the differences between us Divine dissatisfaction has been behind most of the human races changing of a nevergood-enough status quo. Im divine at least Im Something new, some thing different, is what the schizophrenic public is dying to shell out its sweat-laden shekels for a new toy, a new car, a new computer, maybe a new wife! But lets change so that we never get bored with what we have or who we are. Ads on every side are there to urge us is never good enoughthis years has better lines, more knobs, and maybe even red hair! During our lives, most of us collect more and better twigs in order to build bigger and more impressive nests. I dont think a bank will lend you money on a and chat with the senior vice president in charge of twigs. Do you know anyone who is complete A divorce judge could give you names of his recent releases, if you dont know many people do you know who are still back to the free and easy life before you married Zaidabelle. You may be dissatis while at least. Scouting Often in my adult life I have thought back upon my experiences in my teens when I was an active member of the Boy Scouts. At 12, the minute I could join the Scouts, I became a Tenderfoot in our Scout Troop headquartered in a hut we built on the shores of Lake Killarney in departed for Harvard at 17, I attended Scout meetings and participated in the wonderful things we Scouts did such as canoeing down the Wekiwa River, and camping out in our log hut on Shell Island. We Scouts learned a great deal about taking care of ourselves in the Florida wilderness amid cottonmouths, rattlesnakes, coral snakes, alligators and other indigenous folk. I have always treasured the Boy Scouts, the camaraderie, and the inherent aura of per vasive morality that inspired us boys. Progress? Will Winter Park be more attractive Are our unique historic houses being If not, one day well have our very own Daytona Beach right here on the shores of Lake Osceola. Why The Y Hundreds of years ago Geoffrey Chaucer said, Summer is acumin in words which are most timely right now. The Lakemont YMCA, with its marvelous summer by offering a facility which my b.w. and I frequent as often as possible. P. S. A lady called from Vermont to tell me that she avidly reads and enjoys Play On! on the Internet. No newspaper is local these days! About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) Im fascinated with the idea of what constitutes promoting the general wel Constitution, along with other objectives such as forming a more perfect union and establishing justice. General welfare, justice and a more perfect union. We organized ourselves (as a people through governance) with these goals in mind. There are other goals, too, of which you are familiar, common defense, domestic tranquility and the blessings of liberty. Americas Founding Fathers argued over what constitutes the general welfare, largely from a taxing perspective, as well providing for it (general welfare) the individual states or the federal govern There have been Supreme Court deci sions clarifying and expanding federal powers in this regard. I am not so much interested in rehashing liberal platitudes or regurgitating conservative bile regard ing Americas welfare (public assistance) programs. That is not my objective for this column. Is there a legitimate general welfare all assert there is a common good. Ah, but as has been noted the devil is in the details. I was watching Bill Moyers (Sunday mornings on PBS) and he recently had on two public health historians (David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz) who have written a book (Lead Wars) on lead in in low-income housing. There are no safe levels of lead for children. Period. What came out in Moyers interview was that the companies selling lead-based paint knew (let me repeat, knew) from the 1920s that lead paint was deleterious to human health. Yet for next 50-plus years (and today) they successfully prevented any accountability for their product or their industry, with the resulting death and devastating illness of tens of thou sands of Americas children. What to Are our governments providing for the In 2005, under the auspices of Vice President Cheneys Energy Task Force, the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) was amended to exclude the underground (other than diesel fuels) pursuant to hydraulic fracturing operations related to oil, gas, or geothermal production activi ties. This was years before fracking was even on the minds of Americans. According to the Environment Defense Center the net result of this exemption is, oil and gas companies can now inject anything other than diesel in association with fracking operations without hav ing to comply with SDWA provisions intended to protect our nations water supplies. Again, is there a common good and are our governments providing for Our governments are to provide for the general welfare. Where does maxi corporate liability fall into that mandate I have particular ire and disrespect for the lobbyists who peddle themselves as corporate shills, promoting policies and regulations so obscenely at odds with the common good. And arriving home, they wash their hands and, no doubt, coo to their babies. As if that exculpates their sin. And for the congressmen and con gresswomen who do their bidding, Dante did not imagine a level of hell dark enough for them. fare should government (we) be primarily 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 Selling Earth Sweet as you are Chris Jepson Perspectives Louis Roney Play On! Will Winter Park be more attractive when progressive planners get through? Baldwin Park Talk BY SUSAN COMISKY CO MM UNITY DIRE C TOR King Features Weekly ServiceJune 3 2013 EDITORIAL CARTOON

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Central Florida Senior A SUPPLEMENT OF THE WINTER PARK-MAITLAND OBSERVER AND SEMINOLE VOICE JUNE 2013 The Mayf lower. Smart. Secure. And Spectacular.Imagine a time in your life when you have the freedom to do exactly as you please. Relax ...revitalize...reinvent...renew. And then imagine a place where you can do all that on your terms and still have the complete peace of mind that comes only with the guarantee of comprehensive continuing care. That place...is The Mayower the gold standard for retirement communities in Central Florida. Here, you have the freedom and exibility to customize your home and your retirement lifestyle to make them uniquely yours. And while youre doing that, youll also have the guarantee of pre-funded long-term care. Thats what prompted residents like Dick Proctor to plan ahead and proactively make the move . because they wanted to, not because they needed to. How about you?Whats your plan for the future? Call today, and lets talk about it: 407.672.1620. 8 8 1 4 1 P R AD WPO 6/2013 Winter Pa rk's Distinctive R etir ement Community www.themayf lower .com 1620 Mayf lower Court Winter Park, FL 32792 SECURE YOUR FUTURE, DE F INE YOUR RETIREMENT [ On YOUR terms ] G retchen Kerr scrolled through the photos on her computer, ones that revealed only a snippet of what she and her volunteer group saw when they got to what she calls ground zero of where the Oklahoma tornado land ed May 20. There were cars reduced to mangled, twisted pieces of metal, a tornado siren meant to save lives torn off its heavy-duty beam and lying with the rest of the piles of metal and wood that used to be something. There were unimaginable scenes of bark ripped off trees and wooden two-by-fours piercing cement blocks like arrows. They saw the memorial at the tornadoravaged Plaza Towers Elementary School crosses, stuffed animals and little color ful pinwheels left in remembrance of seven young lives lost there. Set against the back drop of a mountain of ruin, the memo rial showed off a morsel of the incredible strength and hope shed witnessed working with the Moore, Okla., community. Kerr and the 17 other volunteers from Longwoods Northland Church expected incredible destruction when they went to Moore to help the many tornado victims, but what they saw still left them awestruck. Ive never seen that kind of devasta tion, Kerr said. This was as far as the eye could see of just rubble, broken homes, no They arrived just two days after the EF5 the strongest possible tornado touched down, killing 24 people and ripping apart Oklahoma City and its suburb of Moore. Kerr, who is the executive director of dis tributed service for Northland, responded to a call for help from a former staff member at their church, who is now a pastor at Jour ney Church in Norman, Okla., just a couple ABOVE PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR LEFT PHOTO COURTESY OF NORTHLAND CHURCH Northland Churchs Gretchen Kerr and Judy Head helped victims of the Oklahoma tornado disaster recover, as part of an 18-volunteer team that traveled to Moore, Okla., to clean up destroyed homes and provide food and water. Please see TORNADO on page 8 Longwood volunteers help tornado victims BRITTNI JOHNSON Staff Writer To learn more about Northland Church and their volunteer work, visit northlandchurch.net. They travel locally with their mobile kitchen and are always looking for new ways to help, contact them online or at 407-949-4000.

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Page 2 Central Florida Senior JUNE 2013 PUBLISHER Tracy Craft 407.515.2605 TCraft@TurnstileMediaGroup.com MANAGING EDITOR Isaac Babcock 407.563.7023 IBabcock@TurnstileMediaGroup.com ASSOCIATE EDITOR Sarah Wilson 407.563.7026 SWilson@TurnstileMediaGroup.com DESIGNER Jonathan Gallagher 407.563.7054 JGallagher@TurnstileMediaGroup.com Published by Turnstile Media Group 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835-5705 P: 407.563.7000 F: 407.563.7099 rfntb rf ntand soreness nb naches THG-13902 Since Medicare Part D went into effect in 2006, prescription drugs have been an integral part So, the question of how seniors can save additional money on medications often comes up, as does the question of how the entire Medicare Part D program can be more cost-effective and save taxpayers money without Q: Will closing the Part D doughnut hole really save A: Many seniors may not be aware that the infamous dough nut hole, or gap in coverage, is closing thanks to the Affordable Care Act. Before the health care reached the initial limit on total drug expenses ($2,970 in 2013), they had no prescription drug coverage until they spent an added $3,700 out of their own pockets. But in 2013, people in the doughnut hole are receiv ing discounts of 52.5 percent on name-brand drugs and 21 percent on generics. These discounts will about 4 million Medicare ben tantly, the discounts will continue every year until 2020, when the doughnut hole will be completely eliminated. Q: A: The best opportunity for care is looking for better deals on what Medicare pays for prescrip tion drugs. Plans that offer coverage under Medicare Part D are run by private insurers, and Medicare is prohibited from negotiating directly for discounts. An inde pendent 2011 study by the De partment of Health and Human Services Inspector General found that drug manufacturers provide an average 19 percent discount to Medicare Part D plans, while state Medicaid programs receive a discount of 45 percent for the same drugs. This is a substantial savings that could be passed on allowed to negotiate prices like Medicaid does. Q: In what ways can Medicare get a better bargain on prescrip A: Substantial savings could come from obtaining discounts on drugs used by low-income Medicare Part D was enacted in 2003, drug manufacturers were required to provide discounts to tion that has been introduced both in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, and the Presidents budget pro posal, all call for these discounts to be restored. Estimates show that these discounts could save the Medicare program anywhere from $120 to $140 billion over the next 10 years. The savings from these dis counts could be used to improve other aspects of Medicare, or to Q: Would higher discounts in Part D affect the pharmaceutical industrys research and develop A: Research and development actually thrived at the same time many of these deeper discounts were in place in the 1990s and early 2000s. Q: Are there other ways for Medicare to save money on pre A: Other options for lowering the cost of the Part D program include allowing Medicare to negotiate directly with pharma ceutical manufacturers (like the Department of Veterans Affairs does), and letting Medicare oper ate its own Part D plan alongside private insurers. These alterna tives are more complicated than the discounts above, but are worth considering in the future. Q: Why do we need to search A: In todays economy, lead ers in Washington have tough choices to make about health care spending. It is true that Part D costs less than initially forecast, but that is because enrollment is about 25 percent lower than originally projected, and because increased use of generics has slowed drug spending overall. These developments should not prevent us from looking for bet ter value for taxpayer dollars. Ron Pollack is executive director of Families USA The 2013 legislative session was a disappointment for Florid ians age 50 and older regarding health-care expansion and reform of the assisted-living industry. But lawmakers made positive steps by correcting mistakes in election law and banning texting while driving. Some of the Legislatures shortfalls on issues important to Floridians ages 50-plus included: coverage to more than 1 million uninsured Floridians of modest means. The House of Represen tatives failed to expand health coverage to more than 1 million uninsured Floridians, including as many as 260,000 Floridians age 50 to 64. Under federal law, Floridians could have gotten $51 billion worth of federal aid to ex pand health coverage under the Medicaid program. Instead, the House refused to accept federal funding for health-care expan sion. row, legislative leaders failed to deliver legislation to reform oversight of the assisted-living industry. However, the 2013 session did produce some gains for older Floridians. of the past mistakes in election law by expanding the number of early voting days and hours and limiting overly long ballot lan guage in constitutional amend ments proposed by lawmakers. Johnson urged Gov. Rick Scott to sign into law a texting-whiledriving ban, saying it was a important to older voters. AARP and a broad coalition of groups have fought for the ban this year. Some 93 percent of Florida voters age 50 and older favored the ban. additional funding for 2,611 frail Floridians to receive services that can help them remain in their homes and communities rather than in institutional care. How ever, even with the additional funding, the number of seniors on waiting lists to receive homeand community-based services is nearly equal to the numbers of persons receiving those services. ful legislation that would have further restricted lawsuits by nursing home residents against nursing homes where frail resi dents suffer abuse or neglect. Jeff Johnson is AARP Floridas state director. 2013 Legislature disappointing for older Floridians Can Medicare save money for beneficiaries and taxpayers alike? RON POLLACK Guest Writer JEFF JOHNSON Guest Writer The House of Representatives failed to expand health coverage to more than 1 million uninsured Floridians, including as many as 260,000 Floridians age 50 to 64.

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The Moore volunteer group brought along their 24-foot mo bile kitchen and served hot meals at the center of the tornados path, feeding those still searching their homes for some semblance of their lives before all the destruc tion. Before their homes became a wasteland of splintered wood and broken glass. Before the green trees that lined their neighbor hoods had each leaf sucked off, leaving bare, grey stumps. For miles and miles and miles theres nothing but twigs and bro ken things, Kerr said. The thing that sticks with me is the vastness of the storm and the gross destruc tion its almost like your head and mind cant put that together It doesnt make sense to you. Despite all that, she said, the people are hopeful, and North lands team helped them look for pieces of home, of life in the rub ble. Many people were looking for electronics and camera cards full of priceless photos, along with sentimental items like wedding rings and service medals. One homeowner desperately searched for two handkerchiefs left to her by her grandmother, irreplaceable family mementos. During two different searches, the team found the hankies, and the woman cried bittersweet tears. She would come in and out of despair, Kerr said. Thats typical, they would be strong and then something would hit them and they would break down. The only thing to do in that situation is to comfort the people, said Judy Head, a full-time staff volunteer at Northland who also took the trip to Moore. We hug them, we listen to them, she said. And on that Saturday after the tornado hit, many were doing the same. Kerr said tens of thou sands of people were out help ing clear debris and looking for valuables. At Journey there was a board pinned with family photos found by the community, wait ing to be claimed. Head remem bers a woman coming in with a familys photographic memories. Shed raced to save them from the edge of a bulldozers shovel, hop ing theyd be reunited with the faces on the photos. By the end of a week, the com munity was ready to move on, and Kerr could see their work was done. Insurance claims were be ing plans for their future homes. A man, with his home in pieces behind him, began working on his lawn, taking the edger to his mangled yard. He wanted to get back to nor mal, Head said. TORNADO | Church has mobile kitchen C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE US SAVINGS BONDS OWNERS ALERT! Learn how government changes in the savings bond program could adversely aect you and your investment.Del Burtt, one of Americas pre-eminent Savings Bond experts is speaking to you about: Getting the most out of your Savings Bonds THREE DATES THREE LOCATIONS JULY 16 UCF AreaAlafaya Branch Library 12000 E. Colonial Drive Orlando, FL 32826 Tuesday, July 16, 2:30 pmJULY 9 Winter ParkHerndon Library 4324 E Colonial Drive Orlando, FL 32803 Tuesday, July 9, 12:30 pmJULY 11 OviedoIHOP Restaurant 17 Alafaya Woods Blvd. Oviedo, FL 32765 ursday, July 11, 10 am Each attendee is eligible to receive a FREE personalized Bond Statement! Del BurttPlease call 407-610-6100 to reserve your seats. Seating is limited.Sponsored by:AMERICAS INCOME PROTECTORS A Division of e AIP Group, LLC Last year, 26,000 service members were sexually assaulted while serving in the U.S. military. Thats a sentence that ought to make any decent person feel sick. Theres even a handy acronym for it now: MST, for Military Sexual Trauma. Worse, of the estimated 26,000 victims, only 3,400 reported the incidents. That speaks volumes about what kind of help the victims expected to get from the military retalia tion. MST was all over the news recently when some of those responsible for preventing sexual assault at military bases were arrested for sexual assault. The Defense Secretary was appalled, as he should be, and ordered all 25,000 people in assault preven 1. Heads are rolling. If you were a victim of sexual assault while you served in the military and never reported it, I hope you do now. If you didnt get help, take advantage of the assistance and treatment thats available. You can recover. From the Department of Vet erans Affairs website section on sexual assault, here are some of the emotional responses to sexual assault: feelings of numbness; trouble with attention, concentra tion and memory; relationship problems; trouble sleeping; and problems with alcohol and drugs. Untreated, it can lead to diagno ses of PTSD, anxiety disorders, A young guy working in a restaurant recently made my day. He leaned over and whispered that if I asked for the senior dinner, I would save nearly $2, and the senior dinner came with Sometimes the hardest part of getting a senior discount is senior. Do they mean 50, when that give a senior discount, check these locations online: Sciddy.com The site is called Seniors Pay Less, and it organizes the information by category. Put in your ZIP code and the distance youre willing to travel. I learned, for example, that theres actually a pizza shop in my area that gives an over-55 discount. SeniorDiscounts.com Full access costs $12.95 a year, but may be worth it if youll use your senior discounts. As a sample of the free access, go to the site, click on restaurants in the drop down menu and put in your ZIP code. Your best bet is to call busi nesses and ask in advance (even Senior Discounts has some out dated information). If there are certain places in your area that you like to shop or have a meal, call to inquire about their age cutoff for senior discounts. Make your own list. Dont forget some of the bigticket items, like your property tax. Some municipalities give discounts to seniors. If youre traveling, ask about a senior discount for motels, airfare and car rental. Ask in places where you routinely spend money, such as the grocery stores, especially the chains. Carry your AARP card in your wallet, because in many places thats all you need. Matilda Charles regrets that she cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incorporate them into her column whenever possible. Send email to columnreply2@gmail.com 2013 King Features Synd. Inc. Sexual assault in the military Senior discounts are the real deal Most Older People Have DiverticulosisDEAR DR. DONOHUE:I am a 78-year-old female,active and in good health or so I thought. I eat right and never smoked or drank alcohol. Yesterday,a colonoscopy showed severe diverticulosis. The doctor prescribed Benefiber,then left and never returned. I am stunned. What do I do now? Will I have this forever? Am I unhealthy? How does one develop diverticulosis? What the difference between osisand itis? S.K. ANSWER:Your world isnt collapsing. Youre healthy. Youll have diverticulosis forever. By age 60,half of the people in North America have it. By age 80,two-thirds have it. A diverticulum is a bulge of the inner colon lining through the colons muscular wall to its outer surface. A diverticulum looks like a small soap bubble. Its only 1/5 to 2/5 inches (0.5 to 1 cm) in diameter. You can thank our diet for diverticulosis. We refine flour and throw away its bran the outer coat of grain. In countries where whole grains (including the bran) are commonly used,diverticulosis is a rarity. Bran and other fiber hold water in undigested food. Without fiber,the food residue dries and becomes hard. The colon muscles have to generate a great deal of force to keep it moving. That force causes the colon lining to pop through the colon wall as a diverticulum. For most,diverticulosis is a silent condition that remains silent for life. For a few,the diverticulum breaks and causes a local infection in the colon diverticulitis. The pain of a diverticulitis attack is usually felt in the lower left corner of the abdomen, and sometimes people have fever and chills along with the pain. The attack is treated by resting the tract and by giving antibiotics. Were supposed to get 30 grams of fiber a day. Fruits (especially those with edible skins),many vegetables and whole-grain products are the source of dietary fiber. If people cannot get enough fiber in their diet,then commercial products like the one youre taking fill the gap. Metamucil, Perdiem,Citrucel and Fiberall are other examples. The booklet on diverticulosis explains the ins and outs of this very common disorder. To order a copy, write:Dr. Donohue No. 502W,Box 536475,Orlando,FL 32853-6475. Enclose a check or money order (no cash) for $4.75 U.S./$6 Canada with the recipients printed name and address. Please allow four weeks for delivery. *** DEAR DR. DONOHUE:My husband has chronic blepharitis and frequently develops hard buildups in both eyes that cause great discomfort. The doctor must remove them two times a month. What can be done to prevent them? S.R. ANSWER:Blepharitis (BLEF-uhRYE-tiss) is inflammation of the eyelid margins,which become red and crusty. The crust can build up into hard deposits. A twice-a-day program of lid cleansing might eliminate the crusts. Have your husband apply warm compresses (a wet washcloth) to closed lids for five to 10 minutes and then massage the lids. After the massage,he cleanses the lid margins with a cotton-tipped applicator dipped in a solution of one part baby shampoo and one part water. The doctor might have to prescribe an antibiotic ointment. *** Dr. Donohue regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but he will incorporate them in his column whenever possible. Readers may write him or request an order form of available health newsletters at P.O. Box 536475,Orlando,FL 328536475.2009 North America Synd.,Inc. All Rights ReservedHow Does Your Hospital Rate?It really DOES matter what hospital you go to when you need care. Your life could depend on it. So says the seventh annual study by HealthGrades. This is the same group that tracks doctors,hospitals and nursing homes and assigns a grade for the level of care. Its latest study reveals that your risk of death can be cut as much as 27 percent if you get your care at a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence.To get that designation,a hospital has to pass a long list of criteria. The HealthGrades Web site [www.healthgrades.com] lists by state all of the Distinguishedhospitals. You can search (for free) for grades on a given hospital for any of dozens of medical conditions. Look for Research Hospitals on the front screen of the Web site. Its when you want a full report on a hospital that you have to pay a fee. Youll also have to pay a fee to check out a specific doctor or nursing home it costs money for the report. A much easier way to check on a hospital or doctor is on the governments Health and Human Services website [www.hospitalcompare.hhs .gov]. The HHS layout lets you compare multiple hospitals,right on the same screen. The information is very comprehensive,too. For example,one question concerns the percent of surgery patients who were given an antibiotic at the right time,within one hour before surgery. This is a small detail maybe,but crucial to ones recovery. To find out if there is a Distinguishedhospital in your area,check the HealthGrades Web site and then search for details at the HHS site. Still,if youre facing a major medical issue,perhaps paying for the HealthGrades report would give you needed extra information. Matilda Charles regrets that she cannot personally answer reader questions,but will incorporate them into her column whenever possible. Write to her in care of King Features Weekly Service,P.O. Box 536475, Orlando,FL 32853-6475,or send email to columnreply@gmail.com.2009 King Features Synd.,Inc. King Features Weekly ServiceMarch 2-8, 2009 By Samantha MazzottaReusing Wood for FlooringQ:Ive been watching some home-improvement shows on television lately that advocate greenbuilding techniques, including reusing wood from other structures for a homes wood flooring,rather than buying new. What do you think about this trend,and how do I go about doing this? Larry in Tempe,Ariz.A:Recycled wood flooring is a good trend,in my opinion, because rather than chopping down live trees to supply the hardwood for your floor,wood from many types of disused structures or other sources of salvaged lumber can be remilled to give it a second life. There is some concern that the current stock of highquality salvaged wood will run out eventually,but no timetable has been given for that. Recycled hardwood is often of better quality than new hardwoods. Its been curing for many years,resulting in a tighter grain and more stability. Also, much of the current stock of recycled wood originally came from oldgrowth forests,most of which either no longer exist or are protected,and so youre getting high-quality denseness and stability that most new woods cant match. One thing it is not,however,is cheap. Recycled hardwood costs much more than new (Toolbase Services estimates that it runs about $5.75 to $11 per square foot,while new oak flooring runs about $3 per square foot). Recycled wood also must be installed by a professional. Despite the cost,recycled wood tends to be beautiful and durable and a nice conversation piece at parties. If youre interested in having it installed, many flooring contractors are able to procure and install recycled wood. You should check with more than one contractor,though,get estimates,and ideally work with someone who specializes in recycled wood-flooring installation. Send questions or home-repair tips to homeguru2000@hotmail.com,or write This Is a Hammer,c/o King Features Weekly Service,P.O. Box 536475,Orlando,FL 32853-6475.2009 King Features Synd.,Inc.All types of wood floors need the same type of care: Wipe up liquid spills immediately, dont use harsh cleaners or oil soaps,and sweep,dust mop or vacuum regularly to prevent grit from dulling the finish.Dogs Help Vets Cope With PTSDTheres new ammo in the hunt for a fix for post-traumatic stress disorder. For some veterans,the answers lie in dogs. But not just any dogs. Specially trained dogs are being given to some veterans suffering from PTSD,and in many cases,its working. When out in public,the dogspresence invites social conversation,yet they will place themselves physically between someone approaching and the veteran,who is likely to still be leery of contact. With the dogs,veterans find that theyre able to leave home without fear and can slowly transition to a more normal life. Many of the dogs are trained in prisons in the Puppies Behind Bars program,where they spend a year with specially trained prisoners [www.puppiesbehindbars.com]. To turn the tables a bit,a group called Paws for Purple Hearts [www.assistancedog.org] allows veterans with PTSD to become trainers for dogs that will assist veterans with physical disabilities. Run by Bergin University in California,the Paws program gives a needed sense of purpose to veterans with PTSD,as well as the grounding and self-worth that come from knowing theyre working to help someone else. In this case its a veteran with physical disabilities. For more information,call PPH at 707545-3647 ext. 28. Steps also are being taken to head PTSD off at the pass,again using dogs. Combat Stress Teams in Iraq and Afghanistan are shipped over with therapy dogs that quickly become popular with service personnel. The dogs serve,among other things,as icebreakers and stress relievers,inviting conversations that might otherwise not take place. For a real treat,do an Internet search for Boe and Budge,two therapy dogs that were sent to Iraq with a stress team. Write to Freddy Groves in care of King Features Weekly Service,P.O. Box 536475,Orlando,FL 328536475,or send e-mail to columnreply@gmail.com.2009 King Features Synd.,Inc. King Features Weekly ServiceMarch 2-8, 2009 Please see MILITARY on page 10

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That is, until a future Congress tweaks the rules again. Rules for spouses Normally, surviving spouses are entitled to an unlimited ex emption if they inherit property from their partner. There is no estate tax due on property left to a surviving spouse. An exception applies, how ever, if the surviving spouse is not a U.S. citizen. The IRS wants and if a widow or widower is not a US citizen, they may expect their estate tax money now and impose a much less favorable exemption. Unless the country of citizenship of a surviving spouse has entered into a tax treaty with the United States stating other wise, this means that exemptions for non-citizen surviving spouses can be as low as $60,000. If one or more spouses is a non-citizen, it is important to enlist an experienced expert with ence to get a handle on this before it happens. Estate taxes and same-sex partners The unlimited spousal exemp tion to the estate tax doesnt apply to same-sex spouses, because the Defense of Marriage Act legally prohibits the IRS from applying the same rules to these couples that apply to heterosexu al married partners. Special situations The fact that some couples spousal exemption or the full $5.12 million exemption amount that applies to citizens means that some individuals and couples will have to take extra measures to mitigate estate tax pain. Some common examples of estate tax countermeasures: TRUSTS A recent change to the tax rule allows a surviving spouse to use any portion of the $5.12 million exemption her spouse didnt use effectively combining their ex emptions to up to $10.24 million, under portability rules. But this only applies to legally mar ried heterosexual couples, under current law. For other couples, or where the estate is expected to tion), some couples may consider forming a bypass or A-B trust. Consult an attorney for informa since only a licensed attorney can draw up trusts. LIFE INSURANCE If you expect your heirs to pay estate tax, you may want to consider that in your life insurance planning. To do this, estimate the tax your heirs will have to pay on inherited assets. Unless your estate is cash-rich, you may need life insurance to provide the cash infusion your heirs need to avoid having to sell assets under pressure. You may need a permanent life insurance policy which is designed to pay out no matter how long you live rather than a term policy for this purpose. Term policies are designed to be very affordable for a limited number of years, but not designed to economically that happens at or near your life expectancy, or beyond. CONVERT TRADITIONAL IRAS TO ROTHS IRAs and other retirement accounts are part of your taxable estate. But you may be able to lower an eventual estate tax li ability by converting a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA now. This generates an immediate income tax liability. But you or your heirs would have to pay income taxes on this money sooner or later anyway, when you take distribu tions. But you reduce the size of the estate by paying income taxes now and therefore potentially reduce the dollar amount of the eventual estate tax. More and more employees are offering a Roth designated account option within 401(k)s as well or if you have left the company or if your plan allows in-service withdraw als, you can roll your 401(k) into a traditional IRA and convert it to a Roth from there. Traditionally, life insurance professionals have a key role in assist ing clients and their families execute their estate tax mitigation strategies. They do this in concert with attor neys, tax professionals planners. Each professional has a role to play. Bob Adams is president of A SafeHarbor, a rm specializing in assisting families in having a calm re tirement when faced with stormy nan cial waters. Visit aSafeHarbor.com or call 407-644-6646 for more information. RETIREMENT | Life insurance could keep your heirs from having to sell your house C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 9 depression, and drug and alcohol abuse. In addition, even if youre not eligible for VA care, you can receive treatment for military sexual assault. Every VA facility has a coordinator to help direct you to the right services and programs. Whether youre a veteran or on active duty, if you were a victim of military sexual assault, get treatment. You can be whole again. Your care and treatment, especially now, are most likely to be top-notch. And for those who doubt the pervasiveness of sexual assault in the military, rent the documen tary The Invisible War from Freddy Groves regrets that he cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incorporate them into his column whenever possible. Send email to columnreply2@gmail.com 2013 King Features Synd. Inc. MILITARY | C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 8

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Page 11 June 6 to 16 Valencias Fat Pig! What better place than a college theater to balance social commentary with dark humor and what better director to oversee this funny and touching comedy than the always inven air between an average guy and a plus-sized librarian and that love is complicated by a world in which judgments based on ones size are the norm. Neil LaButes caustic comedy Fat Pig! is pre sented at Valencia College East. Call 407-582-2900. June 6 1st Thursday at Orlando Museum of Art Collaboration in art will be celebrated on June 6 at the Orlando Museum of Art as we follow artists working from conceptualization through varied artists working in partnership, and the challenges and strengths that can be achieved in the pro cess. Orlandos original art party will attempt the worlds largest Exquisite Corpse drawing and you can help! At the Orlando Museum of Art, call 407-896-4231, ext. 260, or visit omart.org June 6 Swan Lake broadcast live at a movie theater near you Bringing Tchaikovskys bal let masterpiece to U.S. movie theaters from Russias renowned ballet company, Swan Lake Mariinsky Live will be broad cast at 6:30 p.m., performed at the historic Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, a theatre that has provided the world with great dancers since 1740. kind to use the Academy Awardwinning technology created by the Cameron Pace Group for available at participating theaters. June 7 to July 7 Dreamgirls at Mad Cow The highly anticipated, Tony Award-winning musical that cap tures the spirit of hope in 1960s girl group (think the Supremes) gets their big break in the music business, their struggle for stardom is a time-lapse spectacle about the price of show-biz suc cess. Sizzling with disco and R&B soul, Dreamgirls will run from June 7 to July 7. Call 407-297-8788 or visit madcowtheatre.com June 8 Adults only at the Science Center! Having served hundreds of thousands of school kids, the Or lando Science Center is reserved for adults at Science Night Live on June 8 from 8 to 11 p.m. with St. Dorothy Catholic CommunityLove Without Judgment where ALL are welcome301 New England Avenue Mass: Sundays@11:00AM www.stdorothycatholiccommunity.org SAINT DOROTHY CATHOLIC COMMUNITY IS A PROGRESSIVE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY (Respectfully not associated with the Diocese of Orlando) WHERE ALL ARE WELCOME! We have continued the reformed true Catholic Tradition in the Spirit of Vatican Council II! Are you divorced, gay, a recovering Catholic, feeling disenfranchised by your present worshiping community of whatever denomination, looking for a small worshipping community where you are known and not lost in the crowd? Then you have found what you are looking for in St. Dorothy Catholic Community! Probate, Wills & Trusts including Elder Law Issues P.A. Practice Areas: Family Law including RemovalAFFORDABLE ADVOCACY WITH A PASSION FOR JUSTICE MENTION THIS AD & RECEIVE A FREE 1-HOUR CONSULTATION, A $100 VALUE!641 W. Fairbanks Avenue, Suite 110 Winter Park, Florida 32789407.622.5020www.LomasLawPA.com Christine Lomas, Esq. Gary Miller, Esq.e hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you ee wrien information about our qualications and experience. Observer Ad-LomasLaw.indd 1 5/14/13 4:14 PM Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar Please see CULTURE on page 12 JUNE 13 WINTER PARKS SIP AND STROLL Winter Parks Chamber of Commerce and the Park Avenue Merchants Association invite us to experience the charm of Park Avenue on a summers eve as we stroll through shops, boutiques, and restaurants in this uniquelyWinter Park wine walk. Enjoy wine and hors doeuvres at participating merchants from the Ancient Olive and Bay Hill Jewelers to the Doggie Door and Kilwins Chocolates. Tickets will be emailed for registrations submitted through PayPal with check-in at the corner of Park and Morse avenues on June 13 at 5 p.m. (Attendees receive their passport and wine glass at check-in and must be 21 or older.) Visit winterpark.org/content/winter-park-sip PHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK

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Page 12 grown-up inspired programming and hands-on challenges. Guests will enjoy the science of harmony and music with UCFs Dr. Scott band U2; view stars through the giant telescope in the Observa tory; conduct lab experiments in Dr. Dares Laboratory; while enjoying food, beer and wine. of exhibits. Call 407-514-2000 or visit osc.org June 11 to August 23 Summer movies at the Garden Theatre Decades before its renovation as the anchor of downtown Win ter Gardens rebirth, the Garden Theatre was a movie house. The Theatre will return to its roots with two summer movie series, from June to August, screening vintage and/or cult movies on Thursday and Friday evenings beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5. The second series, called the Milk Money Movies, is for children and will be shown Tuesdays at 10 a.m. with tickets at $1. Tickets will be distributed on a hours prior to show times at the visit gardentheatre.org June 13 and 14 Mood Swings with Kevin Kelly The world of cabaret often includes a laugh, a cry, and a drink all in the same evening, and no one does it better than that charming boy-next-door, Kevin Kelly. We can spend an evening with Kevin at the Winter Park Playhouse as he croons a little Gershwin, a little Manilow (and others) with the incompa rable Christopher Leavy on the keys. Show times are June 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and include a drink from the bar. Visit winterparkplayhouse.org or call 407-645-0145 for more informa tion. AND LOOKING AHEAD June 14 Lauren Rowe with Sir Terrance Hummel This years fun-raiser for the Downtown Arts District features artist and columnist Terry Hum mel for its fourth annual In the Artists Studio. The event, to be held at the MEZZ on June 14, of fers a unique experience to learn about the artist and his career. Guests will experience a discus sion by WKMGs Lauren Rowe, an art exhibit, silent auction, en tertainment, food and beverages. Hummel, born in Florida, earned a Master of Arts degree at Rollins, and also attended college in Bo livia, Chile, Israel and Spain. He writes a weekly column for the Orlando Sentinel, is a counselor at Howard Academy, and his volunteer efforts with families in crisis and services to the Crown have earned him two knight hoods. Tickets are $35 with pro Arts District. Call 407-648-7060 or visit artiststudio.eventbrite.com for more information. June 15 World Ballet Competition All Stars of Dance The World Ballet Competition, held each June in Orlando, brings together an impressive array of international talent, all of which comes together for a not-to-bemissed dance gala called All Stars of Dance. Held at the Bob Carr PAC, the audience is treated to brilliant often breath-taking performances from visiting dance stars who share the spotlight with medal-winners from the weeklong competition. The All Stars of Dance is a one-night only performance. Call 407-849-4669 or visit worldballetcompetition. com for tickets. 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. If youre a Baby Boomer between the ages of 60 and 64, you do not want to miss this event packed with valuable info, expert speakers and rae prizes. Space is limited, so please reserve your place by calling 1.866.999.3741. 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Page 2 marks the 25th anniversary of Tastefully Goldenrod, which is still hosted by the Goldenrod Chamber, and pulls nearly 500 community members every year. A $15 admittance fee gets you in the door to eat all the food youd like, featuring 15 local res taurants, grocery stores and cater ing companies. Later in the eve ning theres a silent auction with items up for bid from more than 100 different businesses, includ ing theme park tickets, tickets to a Tampa Bay Rays game and even a private tour of the Capital and lunch with Congressman John Mica. While the event has become much larger over the years, it still has the same community feeling as those modest days of crock pots and dangling recipe cards, said Lawrence Phillips, who is the chair of the committee that puts on Tastefully Goldenrod and is the assistant vice president of United Legacy Bank, presenting sponsor of the event. the Goldenrod community is all about, he said. This event gives people the smaller, hometown touch. He loves seeing the familiar faces of people who come to the event year after year. And thats because, in Goldenrod, people truly know and support each other. Bob Harvey, who has been a part of the business community and Chamber in Goldenrod for more than 20 years, said anyone attending is sure to see a friend or neighbor there. Goldenrod is a very tight knit community, Harvey said. The people know each other well and take care of each other. Theres also a sense of loyalty. Even though Phillips moved out of Goldenrod, he still commutes there to visit the businesses he came to trust while living in the small community. Our slogan [at the Chamber] is People do business with peo true, he said. And if residents are just get ting to know their area, Tastefully Goldenrod is a great introduction. Restaurants share their best foods, and attendees get to put a face with that sign in the business window. Darlene Dangel, execu tive director of the Chamber, said many restaurants that participate get new customers after theyve tasted their food at the event. It really gives them a chance to showcase their best foods and show the community what they nitely a way to get their name out. Proceeds help keep the Cham ber up and running, paying for operating costs like keeping the lights on and computers buzzing. And the Chamber is there to help Goldenrod businesses through advertising in the newsletters and creating networking events for business owners to meet and help each other. Thats great for the community, and is a great reason to support Tastefully Goldenrod, Harvey said. HOUSES WANTED!!! Get a FREE No Obliga on CASH O er On Your House Within 24 Hours! 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The NHTSA also reported that a driver is 23 times more likely to get in a crash while texting than while theyre focused on the road. Sgt. Jamie Loomis of the Winter Park Police Department said that any law that keeps drivers safe is one that needs to be in place. I think its a good thing, Loo mis said. I think that anything that can keep drivers focused on the road and focused on their driving is a good thing. Texting is only a part of the bigger issue of distracted driving, Loomis said. Passengers listening to loud music, eating while driv ing and having pets in their laps are some of the many common distractions on the road today. the Winter Park Police Depart ment, said the new law could help lower accident statistics. I do think driving distracted is a big issue that I wish more people would pay attention to, Morrissey said. I think wed see rate. Florida are currently preparing for how they will enforce this new a ticket if they have proof that a driver was using their phone in a texting matter, a new challenge Sgt. Kim Mojica of the Oviedo pointed out that the law being a secondary offense allows drivers to make excuses for why they had their phones out in an attempt to Once certain people get familway to get out of the ticket, Mo jica said We, as law enforcement, cant prove either way what they were doing. It makes it a little tricky to enforce, but I wouldnt say its unen forceable. Mojica hopes that the law will be made into a primary offence, I really do look forward to the day that they do make it a primary stop, because I really couldnt tell you the number of times that Ive to the vehicle in my vicinity and peoples heads are down, theyre texting, they dont see the lights changing and they dont even no tice that theres a fully marked po lice car next to them, Mojica said. Loomis noted the police de partments may try to access phone bills to see if drivers were texting prior to be being pulled over, but only in the instance of a tral Florida will have to wait and see how effective the law will be. I think that the state of Florida has done its due diligence and has enacted a law that truly they feel is going to make the roads a safer place, Loomis said. Time will tell as to whether it is an effective one or not. Tastefully Goldenrod is on Friday, June 7, from to 6 to 9 p.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Social Hall, located at 5300 Old Howell Branch Road in Winter Park. Tickets for the event will be sold at the door, and cost $15 for adults and $5 for children age 10 and younger. There will be food tasting from local restaurants, a jazz band and a silent auction. 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Page 3 June 10 City Commission meeting There will be a City Commis sion meeting Monday, June 10, at 3:30 p.m. in City Hall Commis sion Chambers located at 401 S. Park Ave. Below are a few topics of interest:Mayors Report Charitable Foundation 40th An niversary Day Quarter Business Recognition Award Brown Day Week Parks & Recreation Association Finalist for the 2013 National Gold Medal Award City Attorney Report sionConsent Agenda 5/13/13. contracts and formal solicita tions (for a full listing, please visit cityofwinterpark.org under Whats New > City Commission Agenda). tween the city of Winter Park and Teamsters Local Union No. 385 Public hearings nance vacating and abandoning certain streets within the Ravaudage Planned Development and Home Acres area. ordinances establishing city zoning on the non-Ravaudage prop erties in the Home Acres annexa tion area. dic Clinic: Conditional use appr ov al to construct a two-story, 25,000-square-foot medical of 1235/1245 Orange Ave. and the south 10 feet of 955 Oak Place. First readings of the ordi nances amending the Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use map for rear of the property at 1285 Orange Ave., on 951 and 955 Oak Place and on the south 10 feet of 955 Oak Place. nance establishing hours of op eration for state license massage therapy businesses and to prohibit residential use of such com nance amending Section 42-1, Def tion, of Chapter 42, Elections, to requirements. nance adopting the city seal ret roactive to the formal adoption of the seal on May 10, 2004. nance amending Section 1-7 to amend the penalty for violating municipal ordinances to comply with state law. claratory judgment that will de termine the rights between the city, Orange County, and two pri vate billboard companies. sions full agenda on the home page of cityofwinterpark.org un der Whats New > City Commis sion Agenda.FEMA Flood Map revisionsThe city of Winter Park is cur plain map and the base (100-year) Park Chain of Lakes as depicted on the Federal Emergency Man agement Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Maps. In addition to a letter that will be mailed to all property owners that may be impacted by this revi sion, the city has scheduled a pub lic meeting and developed a web page to answer any questions. The FEMA Flood Rate Insurance Map Public Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 20, at 7 p.m. at the Winter Park Community Cen ter located at 721 W. New England Ave. More information can be found by visiting cityofwinterpark.org/ Art in Chambers exhibition featuring Robert RossThe citys Public Art Advisory Board is proud to announce the newest Art in Chambers exhibi tion Under Roof and Sky featur ing new paintings by Robert Ross. The exhibition which was inspired by Rosss focus on our urban and rural environments will be open for public viewing from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, in City Hall Commission Chambers and the adjacent Chapman Room, at Winter Park City Hall located at 401 South Park Ave. The ex hibit will remain on display from Wednesday, June 12, through Thursday, Sept. 12. There will be an artist reception on Wednesday, June 12, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Commission Chambers. Ross explains the paintings were inspired by scenes from Winter Park, Central Florida, Michigan and Istanbul, where he recently traveled. The places I se lect to paint are unremarkable at and beauty if you look closely, Ross says. Im attracted to the intersections of natural and manmade forms, such as the way a roof carves a shape into the sky. Im fascinated by light and shad ows, particularly in the morning. And Im drawn to the way colors talk to each other in a painting, whether side by side or on opposite sides of a canvas. My paintings invite the viewer to look at the forms and spaces around us with fresh eyes. Ross, who previously worked in public relations for EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University, recommitted himself to his lifelong passion for art several years ago, becoming a Studio Artist in Painting at Creald School of Art in Winter Park, and studying with renowned local artists and Phila delphia-based artist Stuart Shils. An Altamonte Springs resident, Ross works full time at his studio in McRae Art Studios in Winter Park. Rosss paintings have been exhibited in Small Works by Central Florida Artists at Anita Wooten Gallery, Valencia Col lege, Orlando; Citiescapes at Orlando Museum of Art; Art in the Chambers at Orange County Commission Chambers; Street Seen at City Arts Factory, Or lando; Gallery at Avalon Island, Orlando; Casselberry Art House; and Hannibal Square Heritage Center Folk Art and Craft Festival, Winter Park. Recognition in cludes a four-page cover story in Winter Park Magazine (Oct. 2011); First Prize in Painting awarded by Creald School of Art; and selection as a participating artist in the 2012 Winter Park Paint Out spon sored by Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens. Art in Chambers, a project of the Winter Park Public Art Advisory Board, showcases works by local artists or works bor rowed from local museums. Art in Chambers enlivens Winter Parks public rooms and exposes residents and visitors to art, highlights the importance the city places in art and culture, provides city support to local artists and studios, and creates opportuni ties to educate the populace on the value of art and its place in a meaningful life. For more information regard ing Art in Chambers, please call 407-599-3498.Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and watch us on Vimeo. THE JERRY OLLER & SHIRLEY JONES TEAM More than 30 years combined real estate experience Orlando Business Journal Five Star Professionals Fannie Hillman 2012 Top ProducersShirley Jonesshirley@fanniehillman.com 407.719.9180Jerry Ollerjerry@fanniehillman.com 407.468.3498Offering personalized service & attention to detail to every client. 205 W. 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Seating is limited.Sponsored by:AMERICAS INCOME PROTECTORS A Division of e AIP Group, LLC PHOTO BY JOSH GARRICK THE OBSERVERThe landmark steakhouse Del Friscos celebrated its name change to Christners on June 2 with an event to benet the Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute. Toasting the new restaurant is Observer restaurant reviewer Josh Garrick with Alice, Carole and Dave Christner. Community Bulletin Business Briefs Call to artists The Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) announces a call to artists to par ticipate in its 2013-2014 Artist-in-Action (AIA) program. The application deadline is June 15. Applications can be found at artandhistory.org/artists-in-action Confessions of an artistThe A&H is participating in power2give. org, a new and exciting crowd-funding project. Its rst project is called True Con fessions. Taking inspiration from the popular oral history project StoryCorps (and adding a little bit of The Real World), A&H wants to understand the Artist-inResidence experience from the resident perspective through video documentaries and share it with all of you. Visit powertogive.org for more information. Cooking champTwenty-ve-year-old Allison Weldon, a line cook at a restaurant in Winter Park, is the Southeast Regional Winner in the national Best Young Chef competition sponsored by the Confrri de la Chane des Rtisseurs. On June 8, she will compete against nine other regional winners from throughout the U.S. and the Hawaiian and Caribbean Islands for top honors in the national nals at Chicagos Kendall College, one of the countrys top culinary schools. Summer serversRollins College recently kicked off its SummerSERVE initiative with a service project at Fern Creek Elementary School. Created by the Ofce of Community Engagement (OCE), Human Resources, Alumni Relations and several other of ces, SummerSERVE was designed to engage Rollins staff, faculty, students and alumni in meaningful service projects throughout the summer. During the proj ect, Rollins students assisted teachers with in-class projects and organized the schools food and clothing pantry. The re lationship between Rollins and Fern Creek includes more than a decade of involve ment including mentoring, landscaping, painting and the donation of more than 1,000 books to the Fern Creek library. Honored sailorU.S. Navy Ens. James Contestable a native of Maitland, was recently awarded the Navy Surgeon General Award for his academic achievement, professionalism, and sensitive leadership, among other qualities.Healthier kidsWant your kids to have a healthier sum mer? Take a look at the new online news letter for Healthy Kids Today from the Winter Park Health Foundation. Tips are geared toward preteens or teenagers. Its all at healthykidstoday.org Lifelong learning grant As more older adults are eager to con tinue their education, The Hamilton Holt School at Rollins College recently re ceived a $139,779 grant from the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) to provide start-up funds for the Rollins Center for Lifelong Learning. This fall, the Center will offer innovative liberal arts program ming for adults 50 and older from Winter Park, Maitland, Eatonville and the sur rounding communities.Fulbright scholarship recordSeven Rollins College students were recently awarded Fulbright scholar ships for the 2013-14 school year. Since Fulbright began awarding grants in 1951, this year marks the highest number of Rollins Fulbright recipients in one school year. To date, Rollins has produced a total of 48 scholars. Anne Fertig, class of 2013, received a Fulbright scholarship grant and will study Scottish history, literature and language this fall at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. The remaining six students received Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships and will travel to ve countries on three continents to teach English as a foreign language. The schol ars include Erin Buthman (Spain), Alia El-Assar (Mexico), Mike Gallace (Vietnam), Lambrini Kolios (Taiwan), Ryan Lambert (Germany), and Benja min Varnum (Malaysia).Honored attorneyWinter Park resident Heidi Isenhart will be recognized for her outstanding level of pro bono work by the Florida Supreme Court, The Florida Bars Young Lawyers Division and the Florida Pro Bono Coor dinators Association. Along with other at torneys ranking at the top for numbers of hours contributed in cases closed in 2012, Isenhart was honored at the May Orange County Bar Association Installation of Of cers and Pro Bono Awards Dinner.Moving on upJennifer Kisko has joined the Orlando of ce of GrayRobinson, P.A. as an attorney in the Intellectual Property Group. Jennifer most recently served as Senior Counsel at Hoffman-La Roche Inc. Smart pawnWinter Park-based pawn chain La Familia Pawn & Jewelry one of the na tions leading privately owned pawn chains was recently named as a nalist for the seventh Annual SMART Awards. The SMART Awards recognize businesses that demonstrate achievement in culture, growth, business creativity and economic contribution to the community. NEW NAME FOR DEL FRISCOS

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Page 5 rf RANGERS P ET OUTPOST AND RETREA T rfrntbr ntbnn frf frfbf rtbf rfrff fnr fffnrf rff rr btttr r fr rfr frrr frf f f rr rf rrfrr nr ffr fff rrrr frr r trt f ff rffr fff rf fff r rrr trr r rr rff trr rfrrfrntbtbnr We dare you. We dare you to make the right choices. We dare you to be strong. We dare you to be an individual, and we dare you to say no. These are some of the challenges we present in the very successful Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program that the Maitland Police Depart ment presents to our communitys elia and Dommerich elementary schools. This 10-week program is funded by the Police Department budget and is unquestionably one of the most important and well-liked public outreach and education programs your Police Department sponsors. Each year, the Departments school resource on the risks and dangers of mis using drugs, such as alcohol and tobacco, as well as other poten tially damaging substances. The instruction goes beyond just the dangers of drugs, but also ad dresses peer pressure and selfesteem. conclusion of the D.A.R.E. course of study. Each student who com pletes the program earns awards, and students can earn special awards in an essay contest. This award ceremony is very popular with both students and parents, and includes the awards ceremony, a pizza lunch, and outdoor games and activities. All of these activities are funded by the Po lice Department and the activities results from those who have at tended this prevention program are often seen years later. It is not unusual for a teenager or young adult to approach one of our of positive way. Of course D.A.R.E. is just one component of a multi-pronged approach that our children should line of defense are the parents. You, the parent, have the most making process, and are the main model for their value system. We have found that children who have had good modeling from selves in trouble. Conversely, chil dren who receive little positive value instruction from their par dence. Teach them that making good decisions leads to positive outcomes that are often replicated time and time again. We are so convinced that this program is important that we as signed one of our best to be your with the Maitland Police Depart ment for 17 years. She has been assigned to the uniformed patrol Maitland City TalkBY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR I D.A.R.E. you! Please see CITY TALK on page 6

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Page 6 NEW SPRING MERCHANDISE! KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland Calendar division and has been a detective with the criminal investigative section. Allison has a bachelor de gree from Northeastern Univer sity in Boston, and has completed hundreds of hours of post-gradu ate training. She has been a school has dedicated herself to assisting your children in being the best that they can be. We understand that in todays culture, coupled with intense peer pressure, it is not always easy to make the correct choice. Because some decisions, even at the young age of a D.A.R.E. student, can We encourage our young people to just say no to drugs. We dare you! Deputy Chief Bill McEachnie Maitland Police DepartmentCITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 10, 2013 Special PresentationState Senator Geraldine Thompson Legislative UpdateOld BusinessUpdate Web page Live audio of Council meetings FlexBusConsent AgendaApprove/receive various minutes Use of contingency funds for unanticipated legal expense Planning and Zoning Commis sion conference request Approve RFP Utility RatesDecisionsSolid waste franchise Ordinance Cross Connection ControlDiscussion Chickens in Residential Neigh borhoods Requested by Councilman Valdes Billboards Charter Amendment Requested by Councilman Lowndes Live Oak Gate Requested by Councilman Valdes For updates, please check our website at itsmymaitland.com r rfntbWe offer Full-Day Infant Care and Childcare Year-Round, Preschool Classes, Summer Camp, and much more! rfntbrn n n CITY TALK | Chickens in backyards? CONTINUED FROM PAGE 5JUNE 6Learn to grow your business with email and social media marketing at a luncheon and seminar presented by Constant Contact. Its from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 6 at the Winter Park Welcome Center at 151 W. Lyman Ave. in Winter Park. Come out for First Thursdays at the Or lando Museum of Art from 6 to 9 p.m. on June 6. Music from Crooked Road and Greywolf will entertain while food from Chefs Andrew Jones and Paul Pronsati of the Cheesesteak Phactory will ll you up. See artist demonstrations, dance per formances and more. Visit omart.org for more information. The Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair will get you going on the road to a career from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 6 at the Renais sance SeaWorld, 6677 Sea Harbor Drive in Orlando. Since its launch in March 2011, Hiring Our Heroes has been able to help more than 100,000 veterans and military spouses nd meaningful employ ment. Interested job seekers should reg ister for free at hoh.greatjob.netJUNE 7Date Night at Leu Gardens features Vertigo at 8:30 p.m. on June 7. Pack a dinner picnic basket and a blanket or chairs, alcohol is permitted. Grilled items, popcorn and drinks are available for pur chase. Garden admission is $5 plus tax for adults, $2 for children (K-12th grade) plus tax, and free for Leu Garden Mem bers. The event is weather permitting. Leu Gardens is located at 1920 N. Forest Ave. in Orlando. For more information, please contact the Leu Gardens at 407-2462620 and visit leugardens.org for movie selections. The Art & History Museums Maitlands (A&H) popular program, Ladies Art Lounge, explores pottery fun from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7. The program is held in Studio 2 at the A&Hs Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Ave. Visit ar tandhistory.org or call 407-539-2181, ext. 265, for more information. The 17th annual Wine Quest, known as one of Central Floridas nest charitable social events, returns Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8, at the JW Marriott Or lando, Grande Lakes, located at 4040 Central Florida Parkway. Attend for a collection of tastings, dinners and auctions. Visit questinc.org for more information. Theatre Downtown presents Tennessee Williams Tiger Tail based on the 1956 movie Baby Doll and directed by Frank Hilgenberg. It runs from June 7-29 with Sunday matinees available. For reservations, call 407-841-0083. The Baldwin Park Merchants Association will host its next First Friday Festival & Art Stroll on June 7 along New Broad Street in Baldwin Park from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Visit facebook.com/baldwinparkrst fridayfestival for more information. JUNE 8Come see how grown-ups do the Sci ence Center! Orlando Science Center is reserved strictly for adults at Science Night Live on Saturday, June 8 from 8 to 11 p.m. with grown-up-inspired program ming and hands-on challenges. For more information, please call 407-514-2000 or visit osc.orgJUNE 9Friendship Force, a travel group whose tagline is Changing the way you see the world, will have its general meeting from 3 to 5 p.m. on June 9 at Rollins College Hamilton Holt School, 203 E. Lyman Ave., Winter Park. The title of the program is Come Fly With Me (the ins and outs of ying) presented by Sharita Scott, a Delta ight attendant. The public is invited. For more information about Friend ship Force go to thefriendshipforce.org or contact Bee Taylor, membership chair, at 407-671-0189. Estate planners accountants and bank ers will have the opportunity to network with other wealth management pro fessionals at a private party in Long wood hosted by Jewish Pavilion Board member Barbara Coenson, (Coenson Law), on Sunday, June 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. Spouses and signicant others are wel come. Participants will be invited to join an Advisory Board. To obtain an invitation, contact Nancy Ludin, executive director, at nancyludin@jewishpavilion.org or call 407-6789363. Beautiful Music with Shannon Caine presents utist Kelli Boquet at Casa Feliz, 656 N. Park Ave. in Winter Park from noon to 3 p.m. on June 9. Visit beautiful music.cc for more information. JUNE 10Every two seconds you are needed to give life-saving blood. Be a hero from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 10, in the Bolick Clinic parking lot on Horatio Avenue and U.S. Highway 17-92. Look for the Big Red Bus. Contact blood.drive@ wellnessspeakers.org for more info. JUNE 12Hot ashes and night sweats? More than 80 million women suffer from PMS and menopausal symptoms. Are you one of those women? Are you confused about your health options? Do you wonder if there are natural solutions? If so, come to Maitland Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12. Seating is limited. To RSVP, call 407-278-8115. Winter Park Mayor Ken Brad the Winter Park Diamond Dawgs take the mound at their home opener at 7 p.m. June 6 against the College Park Freedom. Thats barring rain delays, which have already threatened the opening of the season in DeLand, College Park and Leesburg, who were set to start things off Wednesday at press time. The College Park Freedom were set to play their debut in their new stadium at Bishop Moore Catholic High School. The Freedom had previously played at the home of Orlandos First Academy. Two full months of MLB-draftlevel baseball will give fans a rea son to cheer with Winter Park res idents enjoying two local teams playing in the heart of the city or only a few blocks from its western border. Dont worry, theyre back at Rollins Colleges Alfond Stadium at 7 p.m. on June 8 against the Lees burg Lightning, then again at 7 p.m. on June 11 hosting the De Land Suns. After the showdown against Winter Park, College Park will be right back home at 7 p.m. on June 7 against the Sanford River Rats. At 5 p.m. on June 9, theyll host the Rats again. PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERWinter Park will take the eld for a home opener at 7 p.m. June 6. Dawgs and Freedom hit the diamondISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff

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Page 7 Lifestyles Presented by: Supported by: Featuring Paul Jarley, PhD Dean College of Business Administration Come for a morning of coffee and conversation with the new dean at UCFs business college. Hear his unique vision for the college and how he is changing the culture of the inst itution to prepare students to compete as business professionals in todays marketplace. Friday, June 14, 2013 7:45 a.m. Networking/ 8:15 a.m. Program WINTER PARK WELCOME CENTER 151 W. Lyman Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 A complimentary continental breakfast will be served. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (407) 644-8281 or visit www.winterpark.org. Summertime Sip & Stroll Experience the charm of Park Avenue on a summers eve and enjoy wine samples and hors doeuvres at participating local merchants. $25, includes passport and wine glasswww.ExperienceParkAvenue.com Thurs., June 13 5 8 p.m. Park Avenue Joseph Robillard has his fair share of responsibilities. He has meetings to attend, votes to cast and is always brainstorming on ways to improve his city, every thing that comes with being a member of the Keep Winter Park Beautiful & Sustainable Advisory Board. As the newest member of the board, Robillard knows he has a lot on his plate, but that wont junior year of high school strong. After all, he has an AP English exam to study for. ting on a Winter Park government board, 17-year-old Joseph Robil lard has big plans for the city. The Keep Winter Park Beauti ful & Sustainable Advisory Board is one of many Winter Park boards that only require members to be residents of the city, according to the city of Winter Park website. Robillard took advantage of this, and is thrilled about his new his love for environmental sci ence. I was really excited and I was really honored, because no youth has ever done this before. It felt maybe more youths participat ing out his junior year at Trinity Prep School. a board position while attending the Winter Park Youth Leaders Program in this past summer. Fol lowing a speech at the program given by Winter Park Mayor Ken Bradley, Robillard approached him about getting involved with the community. The mayor encouraged him to apply for a board position, despite them being nor mally reserved for adults. Robillard applied, and in Oc tober of 2012, he was nominated for a position on the Keep Winter Park Beautiful & Sustainable Ad visory Board out of more than 300 applicants, and voted in by the city commissioners. Fellow board member Stephen Pategas said he was pleased to see a new face. I think its refreshing to have an age range on the board that runs from retirees to somebody whos in high school, Pategas said. I think he brings a fresh perspective. Were always trying to engage the youth of the com munity in the projects were pe rusing. board, Robillard helped organize the recent Earth Day in the Park Celebration and is also helping the city prepare for America in Bloom, a nationwide competition that ranks participating commuers, plants and trees. The young board member has also proposed a number of changes for sustainability in Win ter Park, including the use of LED street lights, which are 50 percent cost-effective. With that change approved by the board, now Robillard is spearheading the effort to replace the citys streetlights. Robillards family is pleased to see him making a difference in the community. My husband and I would sit back and say Yes, hes our son, and hes amazing, but beyond that, his devotion, his dedication and his determination are beyond anything Ive ever seen, said his mom Jody. Im pretty im pressed. Robillard is unsure what he wants to do for a career, but he knows that his passion for environmental science and his speech skills will play an important role in his future choices. For now, Robillard is content with providing the Keep Winter Park Beautiful & Sustainable Advisory Board with a young, unique voice that speaks for other youths in Winter Park. I feel honored that I get to contribute that new perspective on ideas and get to represent a different crowd of people in Winter Park, Robillard said. Robillards current term will run until 2015, but hes not done. Hes planning to run for another term right afterward.PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVERJoseph Robillard has already helped change Winter Park as its youngest board member through beautication and energy savings. This city board member started earlyTIM FREED Observer Staff

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Page 8 Flemings, at the corner of Lee Road and U.S. Highway 17-92, is deservedly known as a serious steakhouse destina tion, but as thousands of appreciative customers will attest, it has also earned its place as an integral part of our community. Managing Partner Rebecca Gaines and Chef Partner Tom Nadolski say yes to community events as varied as The Taste of Winter Park, where they entry of sliced tenderloin and a crabcake (which got my vote), to the Science Centers Science of Wine, where they of fered a seared Ahi Tuna. Events such as these, in which gourmet food of the highest quality is served to hundreds of people, has given the restaurant a special place in our grateful community while earning the admiration of foodies who have some idea of the army of such varied conditions. Fortunately, we dont have to wait ing Flemings style. The restaurants beautiful, dark-wood-paneled home is open seven days a week and offers an on-going celebration of food and wine, featuring exceptional (and varied) USDA prime beef steaks and a list of 100 wines by the glass. And while prime beef is Flemings signature, they also offer variety of what they call small plate offerings, which are only small by comparison to some of the super-size steaks. I couldnt wait to see what constitutes a small plate offering in a steakhouse, so my dining partner and I tried the Sliced Filet Mignon which is served over a shiitake risotto, thereby giving this foodie the thrill of two of my favorite tastes served in one bite. Im enough of a sybarite to appreciate the fact that my have it served over a perfect risotto is some special kind of heaven. And just as I thought this small plate is plenty of food (for a normal person). Moreover if you sit in the bar area you can order this deliciousness with an oversized wine pour for a total of $25. The second small plate we tried was the Colossal Shrimp Skewers, which are served with a just-hot-enough chimichurri sauce that makes this yet another highly recom mended offering. Realizing we would have to force ourselves into a second visit in order to bring the requisite appetite for the sharing the Scottish Salmon, which was amazing. As I ate one of my favorite foods (salmon), I kept reminding myself we were in a steakhouse. This salmon, slow-roasted and served with a BBQ glaze, is somewhere beyond delicious. I loved it. As noted, one needs to bring a certain level of hunger to fully enjoy a steakhouse steak, so we returned for the steaks and that was a good move. Per is served here with a Gorgonzola cream sauce. As I sailed off into a dreamland of inventively combined tastes, I mentally thanked the Chef for putting this ex traordinary piece of meat together with USDA Prime is a title given to only the top 2 percent of beef in this country, and my dining partners Prime New title. Tender, beautifully marbled and served at the perfect medium rare as requested the strip was one gorgeous hunk of meat. I have to add that when a restaurant puts its name on a side dish, that dish is usually worth tasting, so I followed my instincts and ordered a side of the Flemings Potatoes. My immediate com ment was that potatoes should never be allowed to taste that good. Flemings Potatoes are a kind of scalloped potato with cream and cheddar cheese and just enough jalapeno to turn the simple potato into a work of art. Really. Im serious. Our waiter forced us to have some of their decadent desserts, and I must admit the Crme Brulee is possibly cake naturally sweetened with pine apple is wonderful. Please keep in mind Flemings unmatched 100 wines by the glass (for years, theyve received the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator magazine). I heartily recommend you put yourselves in the hands of one of the knowledgeable servers at Flemings to enjoy one of the great joys in life shar ing a wonderful meal with friends and family.Review: Flemings Prime Steakhouse Flemings is located at 933 N. Orlando Ave. in Winter Park. Open seven days a week, call 407-699-9463 or visit emingssteakhouse.com for more information. From the Corner TableJOSH GARRICK Observer StaffJUNE 6Watch the baseball season opener between the Winter Park Diamond Dawgs and College Park Freedom at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, at Alfond Stadium at Harper-Shepherd Field, located at 801 Orange Ave. Visit oridaleague.com for more information.JUNE 7Maitland Dunkin Donuts locations are offering a free donut with the pur chase of any beverage on June 7, National Doughnut Day. Krispy Kreme is celebrating National Doughnut Day June 7 with a free doughnut of any variety per customer, no purchase necessary. Winter Parks store is at 1031 S. Orlando Ave. and open from 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday. JUNE 8Join in the fun at the Schools Out Pool Party from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, at the Winter Park Community Center, located at 721 W. New England Ave. Visit cityofwinter park.org for more information. JUNE 10 Camp J is just around the corner. At Camp J, kids from toddlers to teens can make memories that last a life time. For complete information visit campj.org Its a family fun day at the Orange County Librarys Eatonville branch every Monday and Friday at 11 a.m. throughout the summer starting June 10 and running through Aug. 9. Programs will feature entertainers including Yehaa Bob, magician Glen Foster, Ronald McDonald and Gator land Wranglers. Theyre all free. Take a look at ocls.info/srpkids for more information. JUNE 11The cult classic Galaxy Quest returns to the Enzian Theatre at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11. The meta movie follows actors of a long-defunct science ction show as theyre kid napped by misinformed aliens to ght a very real galactic war. Visit enzian. org for more information. JUNE 13Enjoy Popcorn Flicks in Central Park at 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, at Central Park Main Stage, located at 251 S. Park Ave. The featured lm is How to Marry a Millionaire.ONGOINGOrange County Parks Goldenrod Recreation Center has Junior Magic basketball slots open for ages 11/12, 13/14 and 15/16/17. League play will be on Saturdays, June 15 Aug. 3. Cost is $45 per child and includes game jersey, certicate, regular season play and one ticket per player to an Orlando Magic game. Childs birth certicate is required at registration. Volunteer coaches are needed: back ground screening is required and paid for by the Orange County Parks and Recreation Division. For details and rec center locations, visit Orlando MagicOCFLgyms.net The 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 pro gram of themed parties that run from 6 to 10 p.m. All classes, workshops, and camps are taught by experienced A&H staff and professional artists who have been screened and background checked. Visit artandhistory.org for more information. PHOTOS COURTESY OF FLEMINGS PRIME STEAKHOUSE AND WINE BAR

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Page 9 Opinions mer is June 20, but with school being out, families are already looking for things to do. Come to Baldwin Park to enjoy some yogurt at Delish Frozen Yogurt or stop by Planet Smoothie to try some of their refreshing smoothies. There are many other places to eat and shop while you are here. As for events: The First Friday Charity Festival & Art Stroll will be from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7, in the Baldwin Park Village Center. The monthly event is free to the public and is both familyand pet-friendly. Fairwinds Credit Union is having a bake sale to raise money for Pet Rescue by Judy on June 7 and 8, and again on June 14 and 15, during regular business hours. Stop by if you are in the area. Also, its not too early to start making your plans now for the Baldwin Park Independence Day Bash. This years Independence Day Bash is Friday, July 5, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. and is going to be bigger and better than ever! The annual Independence Day event, presented by the Baldwin Park Joint Committee, coincides with the Baldwin Park Merchants Associations First Friday series, and on July 5 the two events will be combined to create a street festival in Village Center. The event culminates with a Lake Baldwin at dark. The event will feature musical entertain ment from Room 2, as well as BradmasterJ Musiq, and will include several entertainment and shopping areas along New Broad Street including a beer garden with a fantastic summer barbecue food menu, a family fun area and an art stroll area. Help us make this a fantastic event for Baldwin Park and the surrounding Central Florida communities! Event organizers are now accept ing artist, sponsors, and vendor applications! Please contact Brett Blake with BOOM Marketing & Events at brett@consultboom.com or 407-923-3849 for more infor mation. Have a great summer! A popular song when I was in high school in the s went, Stay sweet as you are, dont let a soul ever change you. I have rewritten it for todays lifestyle to go: Stay strange as you are, dont let a soul ever change you. Stay deranged as you are, dont let anyone rearrange you. Arent the differences between us Divine dissatisfaction has been behind most of the human races changing of a nevergood-enough status quo. Im divine at least Im Something new, some thing different, is what the schizophrenic public is dying to shell out its sweat-laden shekels for a new toy, a new car, a new computer, maybe a new wife! But lets change so that we never get bored with what we have or who we are. Ads on every side are there to urge us is never good enoughthis years has better lines, more knobs, and maybe even red hair! During our lives, most of us collect more and better twigs in order to build bigger and more impressive nests. I dont think a bank will lend you money on a and chat with the senior vice president in charge of twigs. Do you know anyone who is completeA divorce judge could give you names of his recent releases, if you dont know many people do you know who are still back to the free and easy life before you married Zaidabelle. You may be dissatiswhile at least.ScoutingOften in my adult life I have thought back upon my experiences in my teens when I was an active member of the Boy Scouts. At 12, the minute I could join the Scouts, I became a Tenderfoot in our Scout Troop headquartered in a hut we built on the shores of Lake Killarney in departed for Harvard at 17, I attended Scout meetings and participated in the wonderful things we Scouts did such as canoeing down the Wekiwa River, and camping out in our log hut on Shell Island. We Scouts learned a great deal about taking care of ourselves in the Florida wilderness amid cottonmouths, rattlesnakes, coral snakes, alligators and other indigenous folk. I have always treasured the Boy Scouts, the camaraderie, and the inherent aura of per vasive morality that inspired us boys.Progress?Will Winter Park be more attractive Are our unique historic houses being If not, one day well have our very own Daytona Beach right here on the shores of Lake Osceola.Why The YHundreds of years ago Geoffrey Chaucer said, Summer is acumin in words which are most timely right now. The Lakemont YMCA, with its marvelous summer by offering a facility which my b.w. and I frequent as often as possible.P. S.A lady called from Vermont to tell me that she avidly reads and enjoys Play On! on the Internet. No newspaper is local these days!About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney)Im fascinated with the idea of what constitutes promoting the general wel Constitution, along with other objectives such as forming a more perfect union and establishing justice. General welfare, justice and a more perfect union. We organized ourselves (as a people through governance) with these goals in mind. There are other goals, too, of which you are familiar, common defense, domestic tranquility and the blessings of liberty. Americas Founding Fathers argued over what constitutes the general welfare, largely from a taxing perspective, as well providing for it (general welfare) the individual states or the federal govern There have been Supreme Court decisions clarifying and expanding federal powers in this regard. I am not so much interested in rehashing liberal platitudes or regurgitating conservative bile regard ing Americas welfare (public assistance) programs. That is not my objective for this column. Is there a legitimate general welfare all assert there is a common good. Ah, but as has been noted the devil is in the details. I was watching Bill Moyers (Sunday mornings on PBS) and he recently had on two public health historians (David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz) who have written a book (Lead Wars) on lead in in low-income housing. There are no safe levels of lead for children. Period. What came out in Moyers interview was that the companies selling lead-based paint knew (let me repeat, knew) from the 1920s that lead paint was deleterious to human health. Yet for next 50-plus years (and today) they successfully prevented any accountability for their product or their industry, with the resulting death and devastating illness of tens of thou sands of Americas children. What to Are our governments providing for the In 2005, under the auspices of Vice President Cheneys Energy Task Force, the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) was amended to exclude the underground (other than diesel fuels) pursuant to hydraulic fracturing operations related to oil, gas, or geothermal production activities. This was years before fracking was even on the minds of Americans. According to the Environment Defense Center the net result of this exemption is, oil and gas companies can now inject anything other than diesel in association with fracking operations without having to comply with SDWA provisions intended to protect our nations water supplies. Again, is there a common good and are our governments providing for Our governments are to provide for the general welfare. Where does maxi corporate liability fall into that mandate I have particular ire and disrespect for the lobbyists who peddle themselves as corporate shills, promoting policies and regulations so obscenely at odds with the common good. And arriving home, they wash their hands and, no doubt, coo to their babies. As if that exculpates their sin. And for the congressmen and con gresswomen who do their bidding, Dante did not imagine a level of hell dark enough for them. fare should government (we) be primarily 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.USSelling Earth Sweet as you areChris Jepson PerspectivesLouis Roney Play On!Will Winter Park be more attractive when progressive planners get through? Baldwin Park TalkBY SUSAN COMISKY COmm MM UNITY DIREc C TOR King Features Weekly ServiceJune 3 2013 EDITORIAL CARTOON

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Central Florida Senior A SUPPLEMENT OF THE WINTER PARK-MAITLAND OBSERVER AND SEMINOLE VOICE JUNE 2013 The Mayf lower. Smart. Secure. And Spectacular.Imagine a time in your life when you have the freedom to do exactly as you please. Relax ...revitalize...reinvent...renew. And then imagine a place where you can do all that on your terms and still have the complete peace of mind that comes only with the guarantee of comprehensive continuing care. That place...is The Mayower the gold standard for retirement communities in Central Florida. Here, you have the freedom and exibility to customize your home and your retirement lifestyle to make them uniquely yours. And while youre doing that, youll also have the guarantee of pre-funded long-term care. Thats what prompted residents like Dick Proctor to plan ahead and proactively make the move . because they wanted to, not because they needed to. How about you?Whats your plan for the future? Call today, and lets talk about it: 407.672.1620. 88141 PR AD WPO 6/2013 Winter Pa rk's Distinctive Retirement Community www.themayflower.com 1620 Mayflower Court Winter Park, FL 32792 SECURE YOUR FUTURE, DEFINE YOUR RETIREMENT [ On YOUR terms ] G retchen Kerr scrolled through the photos on her computer, ones that revealed only a snippet of what she and her volunteer group saw when they got to what she calls ground zero of where the Oklahoma tornado land ed May 20. There were cars reduced to mangled, twisted pieces of metal, a tornado siren meant to save lives torn off its heavy-duty beam and lying with the rest of the piles of metal and wood that used to be something. There were unimaginable scenes of bark ripped off trees and wooden two-by-fours piercing cement blocks like arrows. They saw the memorial at the tornadoravaged Plaza Towers Elementary School crosses, stuffed animals and little color ful pinwheels left in remembrance of seven young lives lost there. Set against the backdrop of a mountain of ruin, the memorial showed off a morsel of the incredible strength and hope shed witnessed working with the Moore, Okla., community. Kerr and the 17 other volunteers from Longwoods Northland Church expected incredible destruction when they went to Moore to help the many tornado victims, but what they saw still left them awestruck. Ive never seen that kind of devasta tion, Kerr said. This was as far as the eye could see of just rubble, broken homes, no They arrived just two days after the EF5 the strongest possible tornado touched down, killing 24 people and ripping apart Oklahoma City and its suburb of Moore. Kerr, who is the executive director of dis tributed service for Northland, responded to a call for help from a former staff member at their church, who is now a pastor at Jour ney Church in Norman, Okla., just a couple ABOVE PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR LEFT PHOTO COURTESY OF NORTHLAND CHURCHNorthland Churchs Gretchen Kerr and Judy Head helped victims of the Oklahoma tornado disaster recover, as part of an 18-volunteer team that traveled to Moore, Okla., to clean up destroyed homes and provide food and water. Please see TORNADO on page 8Longwood volunteers help tornado victimsBRITTNI JOHNSON Staff Writer To learn more about Northland Church and their volunteer work, visit northlandchurch.net. They travel locally with their mobile kitchen and are always looking for new ways to help, contact them online or at 407-949-4000.

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Page 2 Central Florida SeniorJUNE 2013PUBLISHER Tracy Craft 407.515.2605 TCraft@TurnstileMediaGroup.com MANAGING EDITOR Isaac Babcock 407.563.7023 IBabcock@TurnstileMediaGroup.com ASSOCIATE EDITOR Sarah Wilson 407.563.7026 SWilson@TurnstileMediaGroup.com DESIGNER Jonathan Gallagher 407.563.7054JGallagher@TurnstileMediaGroup.comPublished by Turnstile Media Group 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835-5705 P: 407.563.7000 F: 407.563.7099 rfntb rf ntand soreness nb naches THG-13902 Since Medicare Part D went into effect in 2006, prescription drugs have been an integral part So, the question of how seniors can save additional money on medications often comes up, as does the question of how the entire Medicare Part D program can be more cost-effective and save taxpayers money without Q: Will closing the Part D doughnut hole really save A: Many seniors may not be aware that the infamous doughnut hole, or gap in coverage, is closing thanks to the Affordable Care Act. Before the health care reached the initial limit on total drug expenses ($2,970 in 2013), they had no prescription drug coverage until they spent an added $3,700 out of their own pockets. But in 2013, people in the doughnut hole are receiv ing discounts of 52.5 percent on name-brand drugs and 21 percent on generics. These discounts will about 4 million Medicare bentantly, the discounts will continue every year until 2020, when the doughnut hole will be completely eliminated. Q: A: The best opportunity for care is looking for better deals on what Medicare pays for prescription drugs. Plans that offer coverage under Medicare Part D are run by private insurers, and Medicare is prohibited from negotiating directly for discounts. An independent 2011 study by the De partment of Health and Human Services Inspector General found that drug manufacturers provide an average 19 percent discount to Medicare Part D plans, while state Medicaid programs receive a discount of 45 percent for the same drugs. This is a substantial savings that could be passed on allowed to negotiate prices like Medicaid does. Q: In what ways can Medicare get a better bargain on prescrip A: Substantial savings could come from obtaining discounts on drugs used by low-income Medicare Part D was enacted in 2003, drug manufacturers were required to provide discounts to tion that has been introduced both in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, and the Presidents budget pro posal, all call for these discounts to be restored. Estimates show that these discounts could save the Medicare program anywhere from $120 to $140 billion over the next 10 years. The savings from these dis counts could be used to improve other aspects of Medicare, or to Q: Would higher discounts in Part D affect the pharmaceutical industrys research and developA: Research and development actually thrived at the same time many of these deeper discounts were in place in the 1990s and early 2000s. Q: Are there other ways for Medicare to save money on preA: Other options for lowering the cost of the Part D program include allowing Medicare to negotiate directly with pharma ceutical manufacturers (like the Department of Veterans Affairs does), and letting Medicare oper ate its own Part D plan alongside private insurers. These alternatives are more complicated than the discounts above, but are worth considering in the future. Q: Why do we need to search A: In todays economy, lead ers in Washington have tough choices to make about health care spending. It is true that Part D costs less than initially forecast, but that is because enrollment is about 25 percent lower than originally projected, and because increased use of generics has slowed drug spending overall. These developments should not prevent us from looking for bet ter value for taxpayer dollars.Ron Pollack is executive director of Families USAThe 2013 legislative session was a disappointment for Floridians age 50 and older regarding health-care expansion and reform of the assisted-living industry. But lawmakers made positive steps by correcting mistakes in election law and banning texting while driving. Some of the Legislatures shortfalls on issues important to Floridians ages 50-plus included: coverage to more than 1 million uninsured Floridians of modest means. The House of Represen tatives failed to expand health coverage to more than 1 million uninsured Floridians, including as many as 260,000 Floridians age 50 to 64. Under federal law, Floridians could have gotten $51 billion worth of federal aid to expand health coverage under the Medicaid program. Instead, the House refused to accept federal funding for health-care expan sion. row, legislative leaders failed to deliver legislation to reform oversight of the assisted-living industry. However, the 2013 session did produce some gains for older Floridians. of the past mistakes in election law by expanding the number of early voting days and hours and limiting overly long ballot lan guage in constitutional amendments proposed by lawmakers. Johnson urged Gov. Rick Scott to sign into law a texting-whiledriving ban, saying it was a important to older voters. AARP and a broad coalition of groups have fought for the ban this year. Some 93 percent of Florida voters age 50 and older favored the ban. additional funding for 2,611 frail Floridians to receive services that can help them remain in their homes and communities rather than in institutional care. How ever, even with the additional funding, the number of seniors on waiting lists to receive homeand community-based services is nearly equal to the numbers of persons receiving those services. ful legislation that would have further restricted lawsuits by nursing home residents against nursing homes where frail residents suffer abuse or neglect. Jeff Johnson is AARP Floridas state director.2013 Legislature disappointing for older FloridiansCan Medicare save money for beneficiaries and taxpayers alike? RON POLLACK Guest Writer JEFF JOHNSON Guest Writer The House of Representatives failed to expand health coverage to more than 1 million uninsured Floridians, including as many as 260,000 Floridians age 50 to 64.

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The Moore volunteer group brought along their 24-foot mo bile kitchen and served hot meals at the center of the tornados path, feeding those still searching their homes for some semblance of their lives before all the destruc tion. Before their homes became a wasteland of splintered wood and broken glass. Before the green trees that lined their neighbor hoods had each leaf sucked off, leaving bare, grey stumps. For miles and miles and miles theres nothing but twigs and broken things, Kerr said. The thing that sticks with me is the vastness of the storm and the gross destruction its almost like your head and mind cant put that together It doesnt make sense to you. Despite all that, she said, the people are hopeful, and Northlands team helped them look for pieces of home, of life in the rubble. Many people were looking for electronics and camera cards full of priceless photos, along with sentimental items like wedding rings and service medals. One homeowner desperately searched for two handkerchiefs left to her by her grandmother, irreplaceable family mementos. During two different searches, the team found the hankies, and the woman cried bittersweet tears. She would come in and out of despair, Kerr said. Thats typical, they would be strong and then something would hit them and they would break down. The only thing to do in that situation is to comfort the people, said Judy Head, a full-time staff volunteer at Northland who also took the trip to Moore. We hug them, we listen to them, she said. And on that Saturday after the tornado hit, many were doing the same. Kerr said tens of thou sands of people were out help ing clear debris and looking for valuables. At Journey there was a board pinned with family photos found by the community, waiting to be claimed. Head remem bers a woman coming in with a familys photographic memories. Shed raced to save them from the edge of a bulldozers shovel, hop ing theyd be reunited with the faces on the photos. By the end of a week, the com munity was ready to move on, and Kerr could see their work was done. Insurance claims were be ing plans for their future homes. A man, with his home in pieces behind him, began working on his lawn, taking the edger to his mangled yard. He wanted to get back to nor mal, Head said.TORNADO | Church has mobile kitchen CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE US SAVINGS BONDS OWNERS ALERT! Learn how government changes in the savings bond program could adversely aect you and your investment.Del Burtt, one of Americas pre-eminent Savings Bond experts is speaking to you about: Getting the most out of your Savings Bonds THREE DATES THREE LOCATIONS JULY 16 UCF AreaAlafaya Branch Library 12000 E. Colonial Drive Orlando, FL 32826 Tuesday, July 16, 2:30 pmJULY 9 Winter ParkHerndon Library 4324 E Colonial Drive Orlando, FL 32803 Tuesday, July 9, 12:30 pmJULY 11 OviedoIHOP Restaurant 17 Alafaya Woods Blvd. Oviedo, FL 32765 ursday, July 11, 10 am Each attendee is eligible to receive a FREE personalized Bond Statement! Del BurttPlease call 407-610-6100 to reserve your seats. Seating is limited.Sponsored by:AMERICAS INCOME PROTECTORS A Division of e AIP Group, LLC Last year, 26,000 service members were sexually assaulted while serving in the U.S. military. Thats a sentence that ought to make any decent person feel sick. Theres even a handy acronym for it now: MST, for Military Sexual Trauma. Worse, of the estimated 26,000 victims, only 3,400 reported the incidents. That speaks volumes about what kind of help the victims expected to get from the military retalia tion. MST was all over the news recently when some of those responsible for preventing sexual assault at military bases were arrested for sexual assault. The Defense Secretary was appalled, as he should be, and ordered all 25,000 people in assault preven1. Heads are rolling. If you were a victim of sexual assault while you served in the military and never reported it, I hope you do now. If you didnt get help, take advantage of the assistance and treatment thats available. You can recover. From the Department of Vet erans Affairs website section on sexual assault, here are some of the emotional responses to sexual assault: feelings of numbness; trouble with attention, concentra tion and memory; relationship problems; trouble sleeping; and problems with alcohol and drugs. Untreated, it can lead to diagnoses of PTSD, anxiety disorders, A young guy working in a restaurant recently made my day. He leaned over and whispered that if I asked for the senior dinner, I would save nearly $2, and the senior dinner came with Sometimes the hardest part of getting a senior discount is senior. Do they mean 50, when that give a senior discount, check these locations online: Sciddy.com The site is called Seniors Pay Less, and it organizes the information by category. Put in your ZIP code and the distance youre willing to travel. I learned, for example, that theres actually a pizza shop in my area that gives an over-55 discount. SeniorDiscounts.com Full access costs $12.95 a year, but may be worth it if youll use your senior discounts. As a sample of the free access, go to the site, click on restaurants in the drop down menu and put in your ZIP code. Your best bet is to call busi nesses and ask in advance (even Senior Discounts has some out dated information). If there are certain places in your area that you like to shop or have a meal, call to inquire about their age cutoff for senior discounts. Make your own list. Dont forget some of the bigticket items, like your property tax. Some municipalities give discounts to seniors. If youre traveling, ask about a senior discount for motels, airfare and car rental. Ask in places where you routinely spend money, such as the grocery stores, especially the chains. Carry your AARP card in your wallet, because in many places thats all you need.Matilda Charles regrets that she cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incorporate them into her column whenever possible. Send email to columnreply2@gmail.com 2013 King Features Synd. Inc.Sexual assault in the militarySenior discounts are the real deal Most Older People Have DiverticulosisDEAR DR. DONOHUE:I am a 78-year-old female,active and in good health or so I thought. I eat right and never smoked or drank alcohol. Yesterday,a colonoscopy showed severe diverticulosis. The doctor prescribed Benefiber,then left and never returned. I am stunned. What do I do now? Will I have this forever? Am I unhealthy? How does one develop diverticulosis? What the difference between osisand itis? S.K. ANSWER:Your world isnt collapsing. Youre healthy. Youll have diverticulosis forever. By age 60,half of the people in North America have it. By age 80,two-thirds have it. A diverticulum is a bulge of the inner colon lining through the colons muscular wall to its outer surface. A diverticulum looks like a small soap bubble. Its only 1/5 to 2/5 inches (0.5 to 1 cm) in diameter. You can thank our diet for diverticulosis. We refine flour and throw away its bran the outer coat of grain. In countries where whole grains (including the bran) are commonly used,diverticulosis is a rarity. Bran and other fiber hold water in undigested food. Without fiber,the food residue dries and becomes hard. The colon muscles have to generate a great deal of force to keep it moving. That force causes the colon lining to pop through the colon wall as a diverticulum. For most,diverticulosis is a silent condition that remains silent for life. For a few,the diverticulum breaks and causes a local infection in the colon diverticulitis. The pain of a diverticulitis attack is usually felt in the lower left corner of the abdomen, and sometimes people have fever and chills along with the pain. The attack is treated by resting the tract and by giving antibiotics. Were supposed to get 30 grams of fiber a day. Fruits (especially those with edible skins),many vegetables and whole-grain products are the source of dietary fiber. If people cannot get enough fiber in their diet,then commercial products like the one youre taking fill the gap. Metamucil, Perdiem,Citrucel and Fiberall are other examples. The booklet on diverticulosis explains the ins and outs of this very common disorder. To order a copy, write:Dr. Donohue No. 502W,Box 536475,Orlando,FL 32853-6475. Enclose a check or money order (no cash) for $4.75 U.S./$6 Canada with the recipients printed name and address. Please allow four weeks for delivery. *** DEAR DR. DONOHUE:My husband has chronic blepharitis and frequently develops hard buildups in both eyes that cause great discomfort. The doctor must remove them two times a month. What can be done to prevent them? S.R. ANSWER:Blepharitis (BLEF-uhRYE-tiss) is inflammation of the eyelid margins,which become red and crusty. The crust can build up into hard deposits. A twice-a-day program of lid cleansing might eliminate the crusts. Have your husband apply warm compresses (a wet washcloth) to closed lids for five to 10 minutes and then massage the lids. After the massage,he cleanses the lid margins with a cotton-tipped applicator dipped in a solution of one part baby shampoo and one part water. The doctor might have to prescribe an antibiotic ointment. *** Dr. Donohue regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but he will incorporate them in his column whenever possible. Readers may write him or request an order form of available health newsletters at P.O. Box 536475,Orlando,FL 328536475.2009 North America Synd.,Inc. All Rights ReservedHow Does Your Hospital Rate?It really DOES matter what hospital you go to when you need care. Your life could depend on it. So says the seventh annual study by HealthGrades. This is the same group that tracks doctors,hospitals and nursing homes and assigns a grade for the level of care. Its latest study reveals that your risk of death can be cut as much as 27 percent if you get your care at a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence.To get that designation,a hospital has to pass a long list of criteria. The HealthGrades Web site [www.healthgrades.com] lists by state all of the Distinguishedhospitals. You can search (for free) for grades on a given hospital for any of dozens of medical conditions. Look for Research Hospitals on the front screen of the Web site. Its when you want a full report on a hospital that you have to pay a fee. Youll also have to pay a fee to check out a specific doctor or nursing home it costs money for the report. A much easier way to check on a hospital or doctor is on the governments Health and Human Services website [www.hospitalcompare.hhs .gov]. The HHS layout lets you compare multiple hospitals,right on the same screen. The information is very comprehensive,too. For example,one question concerns the percent of surgery patients who were given an antibiotic at the right time,within one hour before surgery. This is a small detail maybe,but crucial to ones recovery. To find out if there is a Distinguishedhospital in your area,check the HealthGrades Web site and then search for details at the HHS site. Still,if youre facing a major medical issue,perhaps paying for the HealthGrades report would give you needed extra information. Matilda Charles regrets that she cannot personally answer reader questions,but will incorporate them into her column whenever possible. Write to her in care of King Features Weekly Service,P.O. Box 536475, Orlando,FL 32853-6475,or send email to columnreply@gmail.com.2009 King Features Synd.,Inc. King Features Weekly ServiceMarch 2-8, 2009 By Samantha MazzottaReusing Wood for FlooringQ:Ive been watching some home-improvement shows on television lately that advocate greenbuilding techniques, including reusing wood from other structures for a homes wood flooring,rather than buying new. What do you think about this trend,and how do I go about doing this? Larry in Tempe,Ariz.A:Recycled wood flooring is a good trend,in my opinion, because rather than chopping down live trees to supply the hardwood for your floor,wood from many types of disused structures or other sources of salvaged lumber can be remilled to give it a second life. There is some concern that the current stock of highquality salvaged wood will run out eventually,but no timetable has been given for that. Recycled hardwood is often of better quality than new hardwoods. Its been curing for many years,resulting in a tighter grain and more stability. Also, much of the current stock of recycled wood originally came from oldgrowth forests,most of which either no longer exist or are protected,and so youre getting high-quality denseness and stability that most new woods cant match. One thing it is not,however,is cheap. Recycled hardwood costs much more than new (Toolbase Services estimates that it runs about $5.75 to $11 per square foot,while new oak flooring runs about $3 per square foot). Recycled wood also must be installed by a professional. Despite the cost,recycled wood tends to be beautiful and durable and a nice conversation piece at parties. If youre interested in having it installed, many flooring contractors are able to procure and install recycled wood. You should check with more than one contractor,though,get estimates,and ideally work with someone who specializes in recycled wood-flooring installation. Send questions or home-repair tips to homeguru2000@hotmail.com,or write This Is a Hammer,c/o King Features Weekly Service,P.O. Box 536475,Orlando,FL 32853-6475.2009 King Features Synd.,Inc.All types of wood floors need the same type of care: Wipe up liquid spills immediately, dont use harsh cleaners or oil soaps,and sweep,dust mop or vacuum regularly to prevent grit from dulling the finish.Dogs Help Vets Cope With PTSDTheres new ammo in the hunt for a fix for post-traumatic stress disorder. For some veterans,the answers lie in dogs. But not just any dogs. Specially trained dogs are being given to some veterans suffering from PTSD,and in many cases,its working. When out in public,the dogspresence invites social conversation,yet they will place themselves physically between someone approaching and the veteran,who is likely to still be leery of contact. With the dogs,veterans find that theyre able to leave home without fear and can slowly transition to a more normal life. Many of the dogs are trained in prisons in the Puppies Behind Bars program,where they spend a year with specially trained prisoners [www.puppiesbehindbars.com]. To turn the tables a bit,a group called Paws for Purple Hearts [www.assistancedog.org] allows veterans with PTSD to become trainers for dogs that will assist veterans with physical disabilities. Run by Bergin University in California,the Paws program gives a needed sense of purpose to veterans with PTSD,as well as the grounding and self-worth that come from knowing theyre working to help someone else. In this case its a veteran with physical disabilities. For more information,call PPH at 707545-3647 ext. 28. Steps also are being taken to head PTSD off at the pass,again using dogs. Combat Stress Teams in Iraq and Afghanistan are shipped over with therapy dogs that quickly become popular with service personnel. The dogs serve,among other things,as icebreakers and stress relievers,inviting conversations that might otherwise not take place. For a real treat,do an Internet search for Boe and Budge,two therapy dogs that were sent to Iraq with a stress team. Write to Freddy Groves in care of King Features Weekly Service,P.O. Box 536475,Orlando,FL 328536475,or send e-mail to columnreply@gmail.com.2009 King Features Synd.,Inc. King Features Weekly ServiceMarch 2-8, 2009 Please see MILITARY on page 10

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That is, until a future Congress tweaks the rules again.Rules for spousesNormally, surviving spouses are entitled to an unlimited ex emption if they inherit property from their partner. There is no estate tax due on property left to a surviving spouse. An exception applies, however, if the surviving spouse is not a U.S. citizen. The IRS wants and if a widow or widower is not a US citizen, they may expect their estate tax money now and impose a much less favorable exemption. Unless the country of citizenship of a surviving spouse has entered into a tax treaty with the United States stating other wise, this means that exemptions for non-citizen surviving spouses can be as low as $60,000. If one or more spouses is a non-citizen, it is important to enlist an experienced expert with ence to get a handle on this before it happens.Estate taxes and same-sex partnersThe unlimited spousal exemp tion to the estate tax doesnt apply to same-sex spouses, because the Defense of Marriage Act legally prohibits the IRS from applying the same rules to these couples that apply to heterosexu al married partners.Special situationsThe fact that some couples spousal exemption or the full $5.12 million exemption amount that applies to citizens means that some individuals and couples will have to take extra measures to mitigate estate tax pain.Some common examples of estate tax countermeasures: TRUSTS A recent change to the tax rule allows a surviving spouse to use any portion of the $5.12 million exemption her spouse didnt use effectively combining their ex emptions to up to $10.24 million, under portability rules. But this only applies to legally mar ried heterosexual couples, under current law. For other couples, or where the estate is expected to tion), some couples may consider forming a bypass or A-B trust. Consult an attorney for informasince only a licensed attorney can draw up trusts.LIFE INSURANCEIf you expect your heirs to pay estate tax, you may want to consider that in your life insurance planning. To do this, estimate the tax your heirs will have to pay on inherited assets. Unless your estate is cash-rich, you may need life insurance to provide the cash infusion your heirs need to avoid having to sell assets under pressure. You may need a permanent life insurance policy which is designed to pay out no matter how long you live rather than a term policy for this purpose. Term policies are designed to be very affordable for a limited number of years, but not designed to economically that happens at or near your life expectancy, or beyond.CONVERT TRADITIONAL IRAS TO ROTHSIRAs and other retirement accounts are part of your taxable estate. But you may be able to lower an eventual estate tax li ability by converting a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA now. This generates an immediate income tax liability. But you or your heirs would have to pay income taxes on this money sooner or later anyway, when you take distribu tions. But you reduce the size of the estate by paying income taxes now and therefore potentially reduce the dollar amount of the eventual estate tax. More and more employees are offering a Roth designated account option within 401(k)s as well or if you have left the company or if your plan allows in-service withdrawals, you can roll your 401(k) into a traditional IRA and convert it to a Roth from there. Traditionally, life insurance professionals have a key role in assisting clients and their families execute their estate tax mitigation strategies. They do this in concert with attor neys, tax professionals planners. Each professional has a role to play.Bob Adams is president of A SafeHarbor, a rm specializing in assisting families in having a calm re tirement when faced with stormy nancial waters. Visit aSafeHarbor.com or call 407-644-6646 for more information.RETIREMENT | Life insurance could keep your heirs from having to sell your house CONTINUED FROM PAGE 9 depression, and drug and alcohol abuse. In addition, even if youre not eligible for VA care, you can receive treatment for military sexual assault. Every VA facility has a coordinator to help direct you to the right services and programs. Whether youre a veteran or on active duty, if you were a victim of military sexual assault, get treatment. You can be whole again. Your care and treatment, especially now, are most likely to be top-notch. And for those who doubt the pervasiveness of sexual assault in the military, rent the documen tary The Invisible War from Freddy Groves regrets that he cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incorporate them into his column whenever possible. Send email to columnreply2@gmail.com 2013 King Features Synd. Inc.MILITARY | CONTINUED FROM PAGE 8

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Page 11 June 6 to 16 Valencias Fat Pig!What better place than a college theater to balance social commentary with dark humor and what better director to oversee this funny and touching comedy than the always invenair between an average guy and a plus-sized librarian and that love is complicated by a world in which judgments based on ones size are the norm. Neil LaButes caustic comedy Fat Pig! is presented at Valencia College East. Call 407-582-2900. June 6 1st Thursday at Orlando Museum of Art Collaboration in art will be celebrated on June 6 at the Orlando Museum of Art as we follow artists working from conceptualization through varied artists working in partnership, and the challenges and strengths that can be achieved in the pro cess. Orlandos original art party will attempt the worlds largest Exquisite Corpse drawing and you can help! At the Orlando Museum of Art, call 407-896-4231, ext. 260, or visit omart.orgJune 6 Swan Lake broadcast live at a movie theater near you Bringing Tchaikovskys ballet masterpiece to U.S. movie theaters from Russias renowned ballet company, Swan Lake Mariinsky Live will be broadcast at 6:30 p.m., performed at the historic Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, a theatre that has provided the world with great dancers since 1740. kind to use the Academy Awardwinning technology created by the Cameron Pace Group for available at participating theaters. June 7 to July 7 Dreamgirls at Mad CowThe highly anticipated, Tony Award-winning musical that captures the spirit of hope in 1960s girl group (think the Supremes) gets their big break in the music business, their struggle for stardom is a time-lapse spectacle about the price of show-biz success. Sizzling with disco and R&B soul, Dreamgirls will run from June 7 to July 7. Call 407-297-8788 or visit madcowtheatre.comJune 8 Adults only at the Science Center! Having served hundreds of thousands of school kids, the Or lando Science Center is reserved for adults at Science Night Live on June 8 from 8 to 11 p.m. with St. Dorothy Catholic CommunityLove Without Judgment where ALL are welcome301 New England Avenue Mass: Sundays@11:00AM www.stdorothycatholiccommunity.org SAINT DOROTHY CATHOLIC COMMUNITY IS A PROGRESSIVE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY (Respectfully not associated with the Diocese of Orlando) WHERE ALL ARE WELCOME! We have continued the reformed true Catholic Tradition in the Spirit of Vatican Council II! Are you divorced, gay, a recovering Catholic, feeling disenfranchised by your present worshiping community of whatever denomination, looking for a small worshipping community where you are known and not lost in the crowd? Then you have found what you are looking for in St. Dorothy Catholic Community! Probate, Wills & Trusts, including Elder Law Issues P.A. Practice Areas: Family Law, including RemovalAFFORDABLE ADVOCACY WITH A PASSION FOR JUSTICE MENTION THIS AD & RECEIVE A FREE 1-HOUR CONSULTATION, A $100 VALUE!641 W. Fairbanks Avenue, Suite 110 Winter Park, Florida 32789407.622.5020www.LomasLawPA.com Christine Lomas, Esq. Gary Miller, Esq.e hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you ee wrien information about our qualications and experience. Observer Ad-LomasLaw.indd 1 5/14/13 4:14 PM Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar Please see CULTURE on page 12 JUNE 13WINTER PARKS SIP AND STROLLWinter Parks Chamber of Commerce and the Park Avenue Merchants Association invite us to experience the charm of Park Avenue on a summers eve as we stroll through shops, boutiques, and restaurants in this uniquelyWinter Park wine walk. Enjoy wine and hors doeuvres at participating merchants from the Ancient Olive and Bay Hill Jewelers to the Doggie Door and Kilwins Chocolates. Tickets will be emailed for registrations submitted through PayPal with check-in at the corner of Park and Morse avenues on June 13 at 5 p.m. (Attendees receive their passport and wine glass at check-in and must be 21 or older.) Visit winterpark.org/content/winter-park-sip PHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK

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Page 12 grown-up inspired programming and hands-on challenges. Guests will enjoy the science of harmony and music with UCFs Dr. Scott band U2; view stars through the giant telescope in the Observa tory; conduct lab experiments in Dr. Dares Laboratory; while enjoying food, beer and wine. of exhibits. Call 407-514-2000 or visit osc.orgJune 11 to August 23 Summer movies at the Garden Theatre Decades before its renovation as the anchor of downtown Winter Gardens rebirth, the Garden Theatre was a movie house. The Theatre will return to its roots with two summer movie series, from June to August, screening vintage and/or cult movies on Thursday and Friday evenings beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5. The second series, called the Milk Money Movies, is for children and will be shown Tuesdays at 10 a.m. with tickets at $1. Tickets will be distributed on a hours prior to show times at the visit gardentheatre.orgJune 13 and 14 Mood Swings with Kevin KellyThe world of cabaret often includes a laugh, a cry, and a drink all in the same evening, and no one does it better than that charming boy-next-door, Kevin Kelly. We can spend an evening with Kevin at the Winter Park Playhouse as he croons a little Gershwin, a little Manilow (and others) with the incomparable Christopher Leavy on the keys. Show times are June 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and include a drink from the bar. Visit winterparkplayhouse.org or call 407-645-0145 for more information. AND LOOKING AHEAD June 14 Lauren Rowe with Sir Terrance Hummel This years fun-raiser for the Downtown Arts District features artist and columnist Terry Hummel for its fourth annual In the Artists Studio. The event, to be held at the MEZZ on June 14, offers a unique experience to learn about the artist and his career. Guests will experience a discussion by WKMGs Lauren Rowe, an art exhibit, silent auction, en tertainment, food and beverages. Hummel, born in Florida, earned a Master of Arts degree at Rollins, and also attended college in Bo livia, Chile, Israel and Spain. He writes a weekly column for the Orlando Sentinel, is a counselor at Howard Academy, and his volunteer efforts with families in crisis and services to the Crown have earned him two knighthoods. Tickets are $35 with pro Arts District. Call 407-648-7060 or visit artiststudio.eventbrite.com for more information. June 15 World Ballet Competition All Stars of Dance The World Ballet Competition, held each June in Orlando, brings together an impressive array of international talent, all of which comes together for a not-to-bemissed dance gala called All Stars of Dance. Held at the Bob Carr PAC, the audience is treated to brilliant often breath-taking performances from visiting dance stars who share the spotlight with medal-winners from the weeklong competition. The All Stars of Dance is a one-night only performance. Call 407-849-4669 or visit worldballetcompetition. com for tickets.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. If youre a Baby Boomer between the ages of 60 and 64, you do not want to miss this event packed with valuable info, expert speakers and rae prizes. Space is limited, so please reserve your place by calling 1.866.999.3741. 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Assumed annuity rates and actual historical prices of the S&P 500 Index were 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. ONE SHOTYou only have at retirement will fall60% of Americans short. Member of(407)-644-6646www.aSafeHarbor.comBob Adams President/CEOA SafeHarbor, LLC bob@asafeharbor.com 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. CULTURE | Best ballet dancers on Earth descend on Orlando CONTINUED FROM PAGE 11 Terry Hummel Train ONLINE for Allied Health and Medical Management. 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