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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 Protocols Naltrexone/Campral For Alcohol Abuse Suboxone/Subutex For Opioid Abuse Chantix For Smoking CessationPsychiatrist Managed Dual Diagnosis Evidenced Based Programs2056 Aloma Ave, Suite 100, Winter Park, FL 32792www.WinterParkRecoveryCenter.com 407-629-0413 A lifetime can pass be tween breaths when youre dreaming in the middle. Josh Garrick watched a deter mined Greek art curator striding across a palatial Athens apart sheet of aluminum laid absent mindedly on the far side of the room. Who did that? she asked. I did, he said, not an in kling of the secret crusade those words would launch. Four months later, a threeway blur of loud Greek sudden ly went silent. Then the national museum director, sitting at the commanding end of an impos ing desk, made the offer that set Garricks jaw agape. He re members having to tell himself to breathe again, as that same ambitious curator stared at him wide-eyed, emphatically nod ding, planting the answer that should have already broken that too-long silence: Yes. Inhale. After a lifetime worshipping ancient Greece and capturing its art from bizarre angles that the wait was over. The dream Garrick never dreamed was a lifetime. The offer that left him speech less isnt just any. Hed been to the museum before; hed taught and led tours there. So he knew that in its 124-year history the National Archaeological Mu seum of Greece in Athens hasnt ists, let alone from Garricks launchpad of the brand new Jai Gallery in Orlando. Thats when they told him they never Kritikou was the one who stood enrapt at Garricks aluminum photograph in September of last year, and then secretly set up the surprise meeting that would make his dreams come true. Josh is somebody who loves this country because of both its past and its present, and I hope its future, she said. [Greece needs] this kind of support, es pecially these days. When the museums mas Sept. 12 this year, theyll reveal another rarity: the artist who created it is still alive. When Garrick arrives hell blow the average artist age curve by more PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Photographer Josh Garrick will cross the globe to be the rst American to have his art exhibited at whats been called the greatest archaeological museum in the world. Please see GARRICK on page 7 Ageless ambition Local photographer makes art history with ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff Modern recycling in Maitland SARAH WILSON Observer Staff Help local talent make art history! A fundraiser to benet Josh Garricks exhibition in Greece will be held from 6-9 p.m. June 27 at Jai Gallery in Orlando. Please RSVP to 407-522-3906 to attend. Seeking the ancient Beauty will be shown at the National Archaeological Museum of Greece in Athens from Sept. 12, 2013 to Jan. 8, 2014. Maitland residents will soon have one less bin to take to the curb on recycling day, with City Council members voting to up date the city to single-stream one-bin recycling last week. Switching from two 18-gal lon bins to one 65-gallon cart for recycling is one of many im provements made to the citys solid waste services in its new agreement with Waste Pro Inc., Assistant City Manager Sharon cant change in the citys recycling time its been negotiated separate ly from regular waste. Trash service will continue twice a week, with recycling and yard waste collection each once weekly, but service costs should be cut roughly 10 percent and the city will begin collecting rev enue from recycling. Residents will also have access to on-de mand bulk pickup and hazard ous waste disposal, services not included in the last agreement. Its a real win for the resi dents and a lower cost to the city, Anselmo said. The Council will vote Mon reading of an agreement to also switch waste service from Or ange to Seminole County, which offers a lower solid waste rate and closer location. The contracts with Waste Pro and Seminole by Council, will take into effect in October. The Park Avenue of today thrives as Winter Parks gem of business, arts and culture. Cozy coffee shops, unique boutiques entice thousands of customers clothes and delicious meals ev ery day. But 20 years ago, many won dered if the Avenue would sur vive. Park Avenue is now 100 per years, a far cry from the econom ic downturn that local merchants faced during the 1990s, when high rent and a struggling econ omy clashed with a streetscape Despite these past challenges, PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVER Brick-lined streets were once the bane of merchants, and now part of their success. Please see AVENUE on page 2 Bringing back the Avenue TIM FREED Observer Staff
Page 2 the more than 140 storefronts for shops and restaurants are now completely full. Were thrilled with the amount of activ ity on Park Avenue, said Patrick Chapin, president and CEO of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce. But Winter Parks main shopping district looked much different than the brick-lined oasis of today. Cars drove over an asphalt road instead of brick, most of the restau rants lacked the open-air sidewalk dining, and many storefronts were empty gaping holes in Winter Parks cultural boulevard. Timothys Gallery co-owner Jill Daunno her shop at one point sitting in between two empty storefronts. The major force behind creating empty ly high rents and a downturned economy, dependent shop keepers and store owners to combat. Small momma-papa shops have a hard the customer base is not showing, because we dont have deep pockets. Even after the economy picked back up, customers avoided the district in the late s because of another literal roadblock. In 1997, Winter Park began a project to convert the asphalt street into a brick road. For more than three years, the num ber of shoppers plummeted because of the blocked roads. Customers on the avenue had to navi gate a network of wooden planks laid across the street to get to their favorite walk along the Avenue and wander into The plank walkways forced shoppers to only go to stores they planned to visit. Chamber Vice President Debra Hen drickson remembers the economic struggle that came with the streetscape project, as well as the response from the community. When you close up the street to do a streetscape, thats going to cause some con cern by the citizens that live in the area that shop on Park Avenue, said Hendrickson, who owned a womens clothing store on the avenue from 1986 to 1998. They knew the stores were going to suffer through that when they closed the streets. Though the economic struggles pun ished the remaining shops along the Av enue, the economy slowly began to pick up, and customers returned after the streetscape was completed in 1999. While the downturn claimed many lo cal shops: Tuni, The Paper Shop, Panullos Italian Restaurant, Downeast-Orvis and Timothys Gallery that made it through the recession still call Park Avenue home today. There were certainly segments of busi nesses that knew how to weather the storm, that went through that streetscape and came out the other end ahead and continue to grow their business, Hendrickson said. The ones that were strong continued to be strong. Todays merchants along the Avenue Hendrickson said. Thats going to bring a lot of foot traf said. 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Page 3 June 24 City Commission meeting There will be a City Commis sion meeting Monday, June 24, at 3:30 p.m., in City Hall Commis sion Chambers located at 401 S. Park Ave. Below are a few topics of interest. Please visit city web site for the most current agenda: Mayors Report neth and Rachel Murrah City of Winter Park Tree Fund Swoope Water Treatment Plant York Award Water Reuse Award System of the Year Webisode Winter Park Country Club & Golf Course reation Month City Managers Report items for discussion Non-action items velopment projects 2013 view demolitions and the citys historical preservation ordinance Consent Agenda 6/10/13. for site work for the Interlachen Avenue bricking project Action items requiring discussion supply egate for the August 2013 Florida League of Cities annual confer ence and recommendations Public hearings morial Hospital: Conditional use approval to construct one story, 8,040 square 14,888 square foot cancer care 2100 Glenwood Drive. Memorial Hospital: Final approval of the plans for the parking garage as ap proved in the Winter Park Hospi tal master plan. Conditional use approval to establish a branch bank location at 862 S. Orlando Ave. within the new remote drive-thru teller lanes on the adjacent property at 1161 Minnesota Ave. Homes: Subdivision approval to split the property at 250 W. Lyman 9,000 square feet, fronting on Ly man Avenue and two single-fam ily home lots of 6,000 square feet, fronting on Comstock Avenue. Park LLC: Final conditional use approv space on the properties at 111 and 131 N. Orlando Ave. nance renaming the portion of Loch Lomond Drive between Glenwood Drive and Mizell Av enue as North Edinburgh Drive and renaming that section of Ed inburgh Drive between Mizell Av enue and Dundee Drive as South Edinburgh Drive. 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. sions full agenda on the home page of cityofwinterpark.org un der Whats New > City Commis sion Agenda. Olde Fashioned 4th of July The city presents the 18th an nual Olde Fashioned 4th of July Celebration Thursday, July 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in Central Park. Mayor Ken Bradley will lead a special presentation at 9:15 a.m. from the main stage. The celebration will feature patriotic music performed by the Bach Festival Brass Band and Bach Fes tival Choir, horse-drawn wagon rides, Orlando Cloggers, Rockin Roadster Road Show and more! Childrens activities include the annual bicycle parade at 9 a.m. (lineup begins at 8:30 a.m.) from City Hall to Central Park, and fun dogs, watermelon and water will be available, while supplies last. The Morse Museum will pres ent its Independence Day Open House, when gallery admission is free, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, please call 407-599-3463. Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and watch us on Vimeo. 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Uhrig created another law rm, outside of his criminal law practice, to assist his nonlawyer sons company, which assisted timeshare owners who felt theyd been scammed by timeshare resale companies and wanted refunds. The new rm pro vided form letters to customers that were misleading and implied that the law rm was available to litigate against timeshare resale companies, if necessary. Expanding Womens Care Karen R. Charron ARNP-BC, RNC-OB, has recently joined Winter Park OB-GYN, a division of Womens Care Florida, lo cated in Winter Park, Oviedo and Water ford Lakes. Karen will serve patients in all three locations. Sanford sellers NAI Realvest recently negotiated the sales of two industrial properties totaling $686,400 in Sanford. Michael Heidrich, a principal at NAI Realvest negotiated both transactions representing the sellers. McWeeney-Smith Real Estate Partner ship of Orlando sold a 12,000 square foot ofce-warehouse building at 751 Central Park Drive in Sanfords Central Florida In dustrial Park for $600,000 to Space Port USA Inc. The buyer was represented by David Hammett of CRE Advisors. Royal Oak promotes Royal Oak Homes, based in Orlandos Baldwin Park, has promoted Steve Shackelford to construction manager and appointed Tim Tassone nancial analyst. United Arts gets grant United Arts of Central Florida an nounced it has received a $35,000 grant from the PNC Foundation for pre-kin dergarten educational arts programs de signed to teach, inspire and expose chil dren to cultural opportunities not readily available to them. Going wireless Craig Kattereld of Crossman & Com pany, along with co-broker Janet Galvin of Liberty Universal Management signed a new lease for 1,050 square feet at 400 S. Orlando Ave. in Maitland. The landlord of Shoppes at Maitland leased the space to Avant Wireless. Road Race scholars The 2013 recipients of the Zimmerman Kiser Sutcliffe Winter Park Road Race scholarships were recognized at the May 15 Winter Park Meridian Club meeting. Earning their rewards based on academic excellence and demonstration of supe rior endeavors to surpass obstacles, the students were commended for their hard work. Winners include: Sam Morris, Edge water High School; Sabrina Jerome, Win ter Park High School; Rachel Friant, Edge water High School; John Hursh, Winter Park High School; Cooper Devlin, Winter Park High School; and Shelby Lucia, Lake Howell High School. College grad George Olsen of Winter Park graduated from Walsh College in March 2013, with a BBA. Foreign exchanging Make this a year to remember! Host a high school foreign exchange student and experience another part of the world right in your home. Loving homes are needed for students arriving in August. You provide a bed, meals, inclusion in daily family life and a window into U.S. culture. AFS provides medical insurance, training and local support, and students arrive with spending money, good English skills and enthusiasm for learning about life in America. Contact Betsy at 407-9004119 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Visit afsusa.org/hostfamily/ Seeking summer volunteers The Mustard Seed is seeking volun teers this summer to help with sorting clothing donations, rearranging furniture, driving donation trucks, yard beautica tion and warehouse cleanup, mattress recycling and deconstruction, and client support. Contact Natalie at 407-8752040, ext. 117, or by email at volunteer@ mustardseeda.org for more information. Day Nursery grads The Winter Park Day Nursery graduat ing class of 2013 proudly sported blue caps and gowns to receive their pre-kin dergarten diplomas from teachers Paige Baldocchi, Jinger Iselin and Wendy Jese witz on May 28. The 23 4and 5-yearolds gathered with friends and family at the First United Methodist Church of Win ter Park to celebrate their achievements. A&H gets grant The Art & History Museums Maitland has received a $213,740 grant from Or ange County Arts & Cultural Affairs for Cultural Facilities Funding. These funds, in addition to a portion of restricted facilities funds gifted to the A&H by The Morgan Group, will be used to renovate its Ger maine Marvel Building, located at 210 W. Packwood Ave. in Maitland. No fee for dog, cat adoptions In anticipation of a high volume of dogs and cats coming into Seminole County Animal Services in the month of June, Animal Services will be waiving the adop tion fee of all dogs and cats in our adop tion shelter over the age of 6 months. Stop by and see all the great dogs and cats we have available for adoption.
Page 5 To create better communica tions between our City Coun cil and Maitland residents, I am starting a new email called Mai tland Matters to be sent to any city resident who would like to re ceive it. This email will be sent ev ery Wednesday night prior to the following Mondays City Council meeting. It will give access to in formation as to what is coming up before our City Council. It is composed of the following infor mation: mation on most topics on the Councils agenda. city boards meetings and City Council special meetings and workshops. hschieferdecker@itsmymaitland. com so if you have any ques tions, you can contact me. Hopefully this will help better inform our city residents, encour age them to attend Maitland City Council meetings, and get every one more involved in the decision making process of our city. I encourage all interested city residents to sign up and please let your fellow Maitland neighbors know so they too can sign up. If you would like to be included to receive this email, please contact our city clerk, Maria Waldrop. Her phone number is 407-539-6219 and email address is mwaldrop@ itsmymaitland.com Im looking forward to estab lishing better communications for the betterment of our Maitland. City Council agenda of June 24 City Council meets the second and fourth Monday of the month is scheduled for June 24 in the Council Chambers, 1776 Indepen dence Lane. Below is the agenda for that meeting. Special Presentation: Dentel Legislative Update Police Chief Ball Old Business: Public Hearing tion Control Consent Agenda: June 10, 2013 Minutes Maitland City Council/ Performing Arts of Maitland June 3, 2013 Maintenance Agreement FDOT Sybelia Parkway/Orlando Av enue Lake Catherine Drive Barracuda Building Corp. Decision Items: Recreation Advisory Board (3) Management Franchise Waste Pro of Florida Inc. Interlocal Agreement with Semi nole County ments for the Downtown Core Area (Independence Lane/Hora tio Avenue) Discussion Items: CDP amendment by City Council newal ties designation Hill Street and Howell Branch For updates, please check our website at itsmymaitland.com KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland SERVICES Complete system set-ups Comprehensive maintenance and optimization Data backup and recovery Enterprise networking Windows and Mac integration OS X and iOS TrainingFriendly, Professional Mac OS X and iOS (iPad/iPhone) Support and Training by Apple Certied Consultants and TechniciansOrlandos Premier Apple Certied ConsultantsMemberMax Your Macs LLC maxyourmacs.com CertiedApple Supportthat comes to YOU.SCHEDULE YOUR ONSITE SERVICE TODAY SAVE IN JUNE! STEVE JOHNSON'S PAINTING SERVICE 407-679-0111 www.OTownInteriors.com Since 1980 Choose From Any Color Palette Licensed & Insured Check our Local Reviews Online No Mark Ups on Paint Choices No Job Too Large or Too SmallSPECIALIZING IN INTERIOR PAINTING FREE ESTIMATES! FEATURING ...... AND MUCH MORE! 250 North Orlando Ave. Winter Park, FL 32789407.677.9777 A Premier Flooring Source 866-314-3769AIRLINES ARE HIRING Maitland City Talk BY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Maitland Matters The WINTER PARKMAITLAND OBSERVER E-NEWSLETTER contains a wealth of community news every week. Get it delivered to your inbox. Visit WPMObserver. com and click Subscribe to newsletter WPMOBSERVER.COM
Page 6 Lifestyles bring jobs to Earth by strapping an asteroid to the back of a space ship and towing it to the moon. man said the space agency is hop ing to turn it into science fact, and faster than most of the agencys projects. When you hear about it, it ob viously sounds very audacious, and it is, said Allard Beutel, a spokesperson for NASA. But its also very possible. And the out-of-this-world as teroid initiative could bring new jobs and provide an economic stimulus to the Central Florida With a launch set for 2017, the asteroid initiative is currently in the planning stages, and involves identifying an asteroid and using an unmanned spacecraft to tow the rock into a stable orbit around the moon for future study. And that unusual mission could lead to a boost in the local economy that comes with the con struction, training and research of launching space missions from the Kennedy Space Center, Beutel said. Were talking about jobs in the United States and launching from U.S. soil again, Beutel said. It helps the local economy, it helps the United States, the space coast and it helps Central Florida. University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith said this could provide an economic boost, on the condition that its actually carried out. Its good news and a needed boost if it happens, Snaith said. Im a little bit concerned that it may never come to fruition, but that being said, if it does happen, ter hole that was left in the space coast economy when the shuttle program came to an end. Despite the end of the shut tle program at the space center, Central Florida continues to be a force in space technology and re search, leaving the door open for continued economic opportuni ties. Any time you have a tech nology development corridor like we have in Seminole County with UCF and the Research Park, which is in Orange County, but directly below Seminole County, that provides an opportunity for dollars to come in to develop tech nology and apply it, said Oviedo councilmember Keith Britton, who works in NASAs project It does provide a little bit of an opportunity for us. One of the biggest power play Central Florida is UCF, who re cently received a $55 million grant from NASA to build and launch an instrument into space to cap ture images of Earths upper at mosphere. The launch of the instrument is also set for 2017, with the Ken nedy Space Center as a potential location. Beutel mentioned that the in creased involvement of business es and universities with NASAs research and operations is a sign of the times ahead, and that this will mean even more jobs down the road. Its a slow transformation from what had been traditionally a government-centric spaceport to a multi-user spaceport, which would allow a lot more diversity, more jobs and more technological development in the area, Beutel said. While there is great potential for an economic boost in Central Florida, Beutel urged the public not to forget the big picture when it comes to the asteroid initiative: protection from incoming aster oids. This would help the potential of pulling together a mission that would be needed to steer a po tentially dangerous asteroid that could cause serious damage and even wipe out the planet, Beutel get hit be space rocks every day of different sizes. With the one that came over Russia in February, that hap pens every 50 to 100 years, but you saw the kind of damage that one caused. That one didnt even reach the ground. NASA has a follow-up mission to the asteroid initiative planned for 2021, where the new Orion spacecraft will be sent to gather samples and study the captured asteroid. Live at the Bahia Shrine Auditorium Orlando!2300 Pembrook Drive, Orlando, FL 32810ATL ANTIC CITY BOYSSaturday, June 22, 5:30pm Tickets available at www.bahiashrine.orgFor questions, call: 407-660-8811GENERAL SEATING$25 plus tax(Main Floor Rear, Second Level Rear and Third Level)PREFERRED SEATING$30 plus tax(Main Floor Front & Second Level Front) This electrifying show brings this fun, smash show directly to The Bahia Shrine Auditorium stage. These four very talented, charming and energetic vocalists, backed by an equally accomplished live band, will have you out of your seats to join them on an exhilarating trip back to the heyday of The Four Seasonsone of the worlds most remembered groups of all time. Add in a few songs from other memorable groups of that time along with a lot of laughs and good times and Oh What A Night youre gonna have! PHOTO COURTESY OF NASA A program to capture an asteroid carries the promise of a Central Florida job boom. Future NASA mission could benet local economy TIM FREED Observer Staff
Page 7 than 100 generations. Thats apro pos for Garrick; he started his ob session young. Dreaming in black and white Garrick doesnt know why, but when he was 12 years old he built a Greek temple. His skin slicked with bleach-white plaster of Paris, he molded the contours between right. The poor boy growing up in a farm town hadnt seen anything like it before. Not many of the residents living among the patch work of green that stitches togeth er rural Pennsylvania had; not in person anyway. But he could hold it in his hands, a dream in black and white. For a boy who could never imagine seeing the real thing, that was as close as he would come to the land of the ancient gods for 11 more years. An eternity in a childs dreaming eyes passed in a blink on the other side of the world. It would be a long journey to Athens. But Athens had waited far longer for him. Coming home More than 2,000 years beyond the apogee of the age of the gods and a republic in novel nascence, beyond conquest and ruin, the Parthenons western face lit up in the amber afternoon light. And eyes. I have always, always had this fascination with ancient Greece, he said. Its inside me. Other than that I dont know, but its there. And I love the fact that its there, and I love the fact that its been there all my life. Far from his farm towns roll at the cradle of the idea that a boy could go as far in life as he dared. Here, a person born in pov erty can move on to greatness, Garrick said. Given the chance to document his obsession, he dove in. Its dif monument or artwork he hasnt seen, photographing the decay and restoration of millennia of iconic sculpture and architecture in unusual new ways. He gives it a contemporary view, Kritikou said. This kind of art is perpetual. I think the way he photographs it, he makes that visible. Stop by a museum that hes hand, capturing a tribute to antiq uity. I feel this incredible responsi bility to the genius artists of over 2,000 years ago who created these things, he said. Im bringing hopefully a greater appreciation to whats there. cant count how many times hes been back to photograph those ancient glories that time has slow ly taken away. Every time he goes, every trek he takes up that hill to see the Acropolis spilling across the landscape in front of him, ev ery time he gazes at the Parthenon bathed in sunlight, its a home coming, he said. But those long days in the sun also nearly killed him, as he de veloped a skin cancer that almost went undetected. But he perse vered, continuing to photograph ancient Greece at his trademark odd angles, continuing to teach art even as cancer struck again. Again, he survived. They say pet owners eventu ally start resembling their pets. ures etched in stone, slowly be came a chip off the old block. Blessed with better skin than av erage, his face has aged enviably, but chemotherapy stole his hair years ago. A chunk of his left foot is missing from surgery. The sun playing across his arms just right reveals the ghosts of skin cancer biopsies, telltales of the whips and scorns of time. The Parthenons long overdue reconstruction project, which Gar rick has documented for more than 25 years, has taken 30 so far. Garricks hoping hes done with his own reconstruction in a bit more than three. After all, he has to look his best for opening night, when the gallery lights illuminate a life spent capturing eternity in the blink of an eye. The big night Hes envisioned that moment a little; even if its a night he never dared dream of before. When the doors open and the crowd pours in, he knows where he wants to be standing. He calls it The Little Jockey, his photograph of a sculpture pulled from the bottom of an in let to the Aegean Sea after 2,000 years. The bronze boy and his horse were battered by the churn ing water, needing years of recon struction before they were reunit ed again, still not quite complete. The life-sized horse looks enor mous underneath the boy, who couldnt be more than 12 years old. Something wrought in that weathered bronze called out to him. Garrick studied it, searching. Then he saw it. Its always been a thing of mine to take the photograph thats not the obvious one, he said. He lay down on the ground, aimed his lens high, and pressed the shutter. The black-and-white photo graph barely captures the boys shadowed face, or the horses as it mid-stride on an impossibly long journey. The light cascading through the shadows draws your eyes along the pits and holes on the boys arms, silenced harbin gers suspended in time. But some of the sculpture couldnt be saved. Most of the reins were consigned to fate be neath that ever-churning current. 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JUNE 21 The Winter Park Playhouse presents a night of rhythm and harmony from a decade of groundbreaking music in Track: Sounds of the 70s running June 21-30 and July 11-20. Performances are Friday and Satur day evenings at 7:30 p.m., also with Thursday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. Additional matinee performances include Sundays, June 30 and July 14, at 2 p.m. and Wednesday, July 17, at 2 p.m. A special Third Thursday 7:30 p.m. evening performance is scheduled for July 11, and the pre view performance is Thursday, June 20, at 7:30 p.m. Visit winterparkplay house.org for more information. JUNE 22 Food Truck Crazy will be at Fleet Peeples Park in Winter Park from noon to 5 p.m. on June 22 and every fourth Saturday of the month. Visit food truckcrazy.com for more information. JUNE 24 Sing along and laugh with Yehaa Bob at the Eatonville Branch of Or ange County Public Library on Mon day, June 24, at 11 a.m. Come sing, clap and laugh along with one of Americas funniest entertainers. Join Yehaa Bob as he takes us on a musi cal journey through Floridas historic past! Call 407-835-7323 or visit ocls. info/srpkids to register for this event or for more event details. JUNE 28 Enjoy a short lm, gallery tour and art activity on four Fridays starting June 28 at the Morse Museum. The program lasts about 90 minutes. Visit morsemuseum.org for more informa tion.
Page 8 at Winter Park Towers Your room is waiting for you if you need Pain and Symptom Management Hospital Follow-up Complex Treatments, or Crisis Care Referrals 866-742-6655#5019096 www.cornerstonehospice.org www.SeriousIllness.org/cornerstoneMedicare, Medicaid, most commercial insurances accepted Plant Strong Alternatives to DairyOn Wednesday, June 12, Work Well Winter Park oered a class from our neighborhood Whole Foods Market. Lois Dorotiak, Healthy Eating Specialist and Certied Holistic Wellness Coach, introduced the audience to alternative dairy selections. First, Lois explained the Healthy Eating Initiative which Whole Foods Market launched in 2010. en she explained the program pillars and began to focus on the reasons one would want to include more plant-based selections in his or her diet. is information was accompanied with three recipes: Young ai Coconut Yogurt, Cashew Sour Cream and Raw Cashew Nacho Cheese. All of the recipes necessitate a high power blender, and none of them are cooked, Lois announced. To achieve the sourness in both the yogurt and sour cream lemon is added; however, the sour cream also receives apple cider vinegar. e Raw Cashew Nacho Cheese recipe also used lemon juice, but includes nutritional yeast, red bell pepper and turmeric (and other spices) for both the color and avor. In this recipe, Lois pointed out that cooked sweet potato could be substituted for half of the cashew amount as stated on the recipe card. is is the way she made it, and attendees loved the results! In fact, to their surprise each recipe was delicious while utilizing the four pillar concept: Whole Foods, Plant Strong, Nutrient Dense and Healthy Fats. One of the favorite parts of the class was learning how to open a Young ai Coconut. e audience gasped at the amount of water it contained and agreed on the ease of scooping out the insides. ey also liked the idea of adding their own probiotic choice to the recipe. To conclude the class, everyone was invited to build a nacho cheese plate with no oil tostadas, organic corn, beans, salsa and green onion. To which they added the raw nacho cheese and plant strong sour cream. Dessert was fresh organic strawberries dipped in the coconut yogurt. In this relaxed setting, questions were answered and seconds were oered. If you are interesting in obtaining more information about these or other Health Starts Here recipes, or would like to have a personal consultation with Lois free of charge, she can be reached at Lois.Dorotiak@ wholefoods.com. You may also stop by the store every Tuesday in June between 2-4 p.m. to sample another Health Starts Here recipe and talk about your next step to better eating. Florida Hospital is bring ing health services on wheels to women with their new mobile health coach, making preventa tive health care fast and easy. The Healthy 100 Womens Mo bile Health Coach is a bus that travels to offer women convenient access to health screenings includ ing mammograms, bone mineral density tests, body mass index tests and electrocardiograms. According to the American Association for Cancer Research, only 50 percent of eligible women get their annual mammogram. Darla Fisher, a registered nurse and the manager for the coach, said that many times women dont get their mammograms be cause theyre too busy and their health takes a backseat to their families. Women are the ones who schedule everyone elses appoint ments in their families; theirs are always the last, said Sara Chan ning, media relations coordinator for Florida Hospital. But with the health coach, schedules, Fisher said. The bus is available to travel to a womens place of work, community cen ter, church and even their homes to offer its services. She hopes the availability of the bus will help more women detect and treat can cer earlier and lower the number of stage IV breast cancer diagno ses in Central Florida. Nobody wants to get a mam mogram, but we all have to do it, and we want to make it as easy and convenient as possible, Fish er said. Thats our goal, to get them in here, no excuses. The bus is working up to trav eling seven days a week, and scheduling an event just takes a phone call to the bus coordinator. Getting the bus to come to your location is free, and its health ser vices are covered by most insur ance, or women can choose to pay a low fee for their mammogram. And, organizers can arrange to offer spa services, including mas sages, pedicures and manicures at their events. T.C. Gilchrist helped to orga nize an event at the St. Lawrence Church in Eatonville, where more than 30 women were able to get mammograms for free with fund raising by his Orlando Prince Hall Masonry group and supplement ing funds from Florida Hospital. Considering African American women are at the highest risk to die from breast cancer, in Eaton villes African American commu nity these services incredibly im portant, he said. Gilchrist lost his own mother to the disease when she was only 43, and hes passion ate about preventing that from happening to other women. We can prevent losing moth ers and sisters by having mam mograms and having knowledge and prevention, he said. In the African American community, its about education and access. One woman who attended called the event a Godsend, Gil christ said. She knew she needed to have a mammogram for years, but didnt have insurance and a doctor and all the questions that come with an appointment. On the health bus, she felt comfort able. We want them to feel stress free, Fisher said. The bus looks like a luxury spa inside, decorated with cool blues no researching where to go, driv ing to the doctor, going through door after door, or sitting in a people. The appointment is completely private and a mammogram takes about 10 minutes. The build-up of fear and stress just isnt there with the bus, Fischer said. Women walk out proud of themselves, she said, and surprised at how easy it was. PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Darla Fisher manages the Healthy 100 Womens Mobile Health Coach, making it easier for women to obtain free or inexpensive health screenings to catch diseases early. Womens health-mobile offers preventative care Florida Hospitals Womens Mobile Health Coach offers women convenient access to screenings BRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff Florida Hospitals Healthy 100 Womens Mobile Health Coach will travel for free to your work, neighborhood, church or community center to offer preventative screenings, including mammograms and bone mineral density tests. Call 407303-4HER or visit healthy100women.org for more information and to schedule a Health Coach stop.
Page 9 Our services include: The Alzheimers & Dementia Resource Center strives to lighten the burden and improve the quality of life for families devastated by Alzheimers disease through support, research and hope. Disease counseling Support groups Educational conferences and workshops Caregiver Informational Guide Wellness activities Coordination of the State of Florida Brain Bank covering 21 Florida counties Professional training ABCs of Caregiving classes Information & referral 1506 Lake Highland Dr. Orlando, FL 32803 (407) 843 1910 or (800) 330 1910 www.ADRCcares.org info@ADRCcares.org Dr. Nancy Rudner Lugo Health Action As a species, we survive by our ability to respond to stressful situations. When you see a scary Florida site, like a bear or alliga tor or Interstate body naturally natural response keeps you alert and energized. Your heart pounds, blood pressure jumps, blood sugar ris es, and you are ready for the hostile elements as adrenaline cruises through your veins. Your body also responds with stress to big positive events, like walking down the wedding Of course, most stress comes from more than the wildlife and heights. Finances, relationships, work and time crunches are com mon stress triggers. The stress of bears, gators or skydiving is down and harm your health. Stress can cause memory loss, insomnia and back pain. Stress can exacerbate diabetes and heart disease and weaken your im mune system. Some studies have shown a link between stress and cancer. You can manage stress. The stress signs. Some people eat more; others eat less. A pound ing heart, racing pulse, spiked blood pressure, tight muscles, and diarrhea are common stress signs. Some people get very irri table when stressed; others cry at anything. Some laugh nervously while others subdue their stress with drugs or alcohol. Sometimes inability to concentrate. Your food choices can help you manage stress. Comfort foods high in carbohydrates, such as cereal, bread and pasta, can stimulate your brain to make more serotonin, which regulates mood and feelings of wellbeing. Oranges and leaf greens can help. The calcium in low fat milk or yogurt can also address stress. While a candy bar may seem like a quick antidote to stress, the simple sugars give you an initial boost and then an energy crash. Make yourself more resilient Please see STRESS on page 10 Bears, gators, and other Florida stresses ONE LAST DRIVE by Kent NerburnOurLifeToday June 2013On this very day, take a moment to tell someone that you love them, the opportunity may not come again. T here was a time in my life twenty years ago when I was driving a cab for a living. It was a cowboy's life, a gambler's life, a life for someone who wanted no boss, constant movement, and the thrill of a dice roll every time a new passenger got into the cab. What I didn't count on when I took the job was that it was also a ministry. Because I drove the night shift, my cab became a rolling confessional. Passengers would climb in, sit behind me in total anonymity, and tell me of their lives. I encountered people whose lives amazed me, ennobled me, made me laugh and made me weep. And none of those lives touched me more than that of a woman I picked up late on a warm August night. I was responding to a call from a small brick four-plex in a quiet part of town. I assumed I was being sent to pick up some partiers, or someone going off to an early shift at some factory for the industrial part of town. When I arrived at the address, the building was window. Under these circumstances, many drivers would just honk once or twice, wait a short minute, then drive away. Too many bad possibilities awaited a driver who went up to a darkened building at 2:30 in the morning. But I had seen too many people trapped in a life of poverty who depended on taxis as their only means of transportation. Unless a situation had a real whiff of danger, I always went to the someone who needs my assistance. Would I not want a driver to do the same if my mother or father had called for a cab? So I walked to the door and knocked. "Just a minute," answered a frail and elderly voice. I could hear something being dragged across small woman somewhere in her 80s stood before me. She was wearing a print dress and a pillbox hat with a veil pinned on it, like you might see in a costume shop or a Goodwill store or in a 1940s movie. By her side was a small nylon suitcase. The The apartment looked as if no one had lived in it for years. All the furniture was covered with sheets. There were no clocks on the walls, no knickknacks or utensils on the counters. In the glassware. "Would you carry my bag out to the car?" she said. I took the suitcase to the cab, then returned to assist the woman. She took my arm, and we walked slowly toward the curb. She kept thanking me for my kindness. "It's nothing," I told her. "I just try to treat my passengers the way I would want my mother treated." "Oh, you're such a good boy," she said. When we got in the cab, she gave me an address, then asked, "Could you drive through downtown?" "It's not the shortest way," I answered quickly. "Oh, I don't mind," she said. "I'm in no hurry. I'm on my way to a hospice." I looked in the rearview mirror. Her eyes were glistening. "I don't have any family left," she continued. "The doctor says I don't have very long." I quietly reached over and shut off the meter. "What route would you like me to go?" I asked. For the next two hours, we drove through the city. She showed me the building where she had once worked as an elevator operator. We drove through the neighborhood where she and her husband had pull up in front of a furniture warehouse that had once been a ballroom where she had gone dancing as a girl. Sometimes she would have me slow in front of a particular building or corner and would sit staring into the darkness, saying nothing. she suddenly said, "I'm tired. Let's go now." We drove in silence to the address she had given me. It was a low building, like a small convalescent home, with a driveway that passed under a portico. Two orderlies came out to the cab as soon as we pulled up. They were solicitous and intent, watching her every move. They must have been expecting her. I opened the trunk and took the small suitcase to the door. The woman was already seated in a wheelchair. "How much do I owe you?" she asked, reaching into her purse."Nothing," I said. "You have to make a living," she answered. "There are other passengers," I responded. Almost without thinking, I bent over and gave her a hug. She held on to me tightly. "You gave an old woman a little moment of joy," she said. "Thank you." There was nothing more to say. I squeezed her hand once, then walked out into the dim morning light. Behind me, I could hear the door shut. It was the sound of the closing of a life. I did not pick up any more passengers that shift. I drove aimlessly, lost in thought for the remainder of that day, I could hardly talk. What if that woman had gotten an angry driver, or one who was impatient to end his shift? What if I had refused to take the run, or had honked once, then driven away? How many other moments like that had I missed or failed to grasp? What if I had been in a foul mood and had refused to engage the woman in conversation?We are so conditioned to think that our lives revolve around great moments. But great moments often catch us unaware. When that woman hugged me and said that I had brought her a moment of joy, it was possible to believe that I had been placed on earth for the sole purpose of providing her with that last ride. I do not think that I have ever done anything in my life that was more important.Do you have a true story that touched your heart? Please share it with us at OurLifeToday When lonliness overtakes us, we need to remember that we are not alone. God has promised to be with us. Lean on his promises and receive his peace.
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A good support net work, a sense of control and a positive outlook can build your ability to manage stress and bounce back from it. Healthy living, with good meals, exercise and enjoyable relationships can help build your stress resilience. Positive thinking can help you reframe your stress. Applying the positive things for every negative simism into a more positive out look. Setting realistic goals and stress into a healthier perspective. Recognizing stress and man aging it before it takes over is not only good for your health, but also gives you the clear mind you gator or bear. If you do encoun ter one of Floridas bears, even will kick in, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commis sion recommends you do not run. If you encounter a bear at close range, remain standing upright, back up slowly and speak to the bear in a calm, assertive voice. Yep, you will need to manage stress at that point pretty well, and think very clearly. Maitland resident Nancy Rudner Lugo is a nurse practitioner and president of Health Action, offering workplace health consulting and nurse coaching. Visit www.healthaction.biz STRESS | C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 9 Calendar JUNE 20 Business After Hours presented by Cen turyLink will be Thursday, June 20, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Holler Hyundai; 1150 N. Orlando Ave., Winter Park. This event will feature a esta-theme including re freshments provided by Millers Ale House and Winter Park Country Club. Bring your amigos for a fun evening of networking with local entrepreneurs, business pro fessionals and community leaders. The cost is $5 for Winter Park Chamber mem bers or $15 for non-members. The Brain Health Support Group will meet on Thursday, June 20, at 10:30 a.m. at the Winter Park Public Library. Learn practices and activities to improve brain health, preserve mental agility and pre vent decline from aging. Visit wppl.org for more information. JUNE 22 The College Park Freedom and the Winter park Diamond Dawgs are proud to an nounce their inaugural mid-season golf tournament with portions of the pro ceeds supporting the College Park Part nership. The tournament will take place on Saturday, June 22, with a 1 p.m. shot gun start at Dubsdread Golf Course. Visit oridaleague.com for more information. Discover the secrets of the nonction niche market from experts. Pitch your work to agents and publishers. Its all from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 22 at the University Club; 841 N. Park Ave. in Winter Park. Visit PublishingSuccessOnline.com for more information. JUNE 23 Its the Small Business Education Se ries at 8 a.m. on June 23 at the Winter Park Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Ave. Hear from the Small Business Resource Network legal team on how you can pro tect your small business from legal pit falls and what you should do to avoid risk and grow your business. This panel will cover the many aspects of business law including employment issues, franchising, technology and contract agreements. The event is free for Chamber members and $10 for non-members. Want to learn how to express your cre ative side ? Elaine Person will host an adult poetry workshop at the Maitland Public Library from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on June 23. For more information visit Mait landpubliclibrary.org JUNE 24 Join Red Carpet Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. on June 24 at the Blue Martini Lounge in Orlando for networking with business owners, professionals and entrepreneurs. The event includes appetizers, two com plimentary drinks and giveaways. Visit eventbrite.com for more information. JUNE 25 A sophisticated supper club event will take place June 25 at Hannibals on the Square in Winter Park located at 511 W. New England Ave. The evening offers a sublime meal prepared by award-winning Chef Vincent Gagliano, followed by a jazz performance featuring singer/songwriter and unique interpreter of uncommon songs, Heather Friedman, with Chris Rott mayer on piano and Tim Franklin on bass. Event begins at 7 p.m. with dinner and music. Call 407-629-4865 for reserva tions, or visit 13in13.net Books to Die For this week features Death at La Fenice by Donna Leon from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on June 25 at the Maitland Public Library. Visit maitlandpubliclibrary. org for more information. JUNE 27 The Rollins Center for Lifelong Learning, which offers innovative liberal arts pro gramming for adults 50 and older, will provide a preview of some of the courses that will be offered this fall during An Evening at Rollins. Its from 7 to 9 p.m. on June 27 at Annie Russell Theatre, 1000 Holt Ave. in Winter Park. Call Bob McKinlay at 407-646-2192 or email lifelonglearn email@example.com for more information.
Page 11 2069 Aloma Ave. Winter Park, FL 32792 762 E. Altamonte Drive Altamonte Springs, FL 32701(407) 691-3009 (407) 679-2135 Visit us on the web @ www.binsons.com r fntbt f rtt ftbt bt bnr nr rt b bb f b tb off trtnCoupon redeemable for cash, check or credit card purchases only. Not redeemable for insurance transactions. Excludes custom/special orders & nutritional supplements. May not be combined with any other dis counts. Coupon has no cash value. Lets Do This Kimberly M. Hicks, Pharm.D., M.H.A Our Whole Community, Director Its a tough road from diagnosis to treatment, but many hepatitis C patients in spite of this path of uncertainty step up to the challenge and say with unrelenting courage: Lets Do This. As a clinical pharmacist providing drug therapy management and counseling to hepatitis C patients, I am often astonished at my patients courage during the treatment process. To be blunt, the side effect prole of hepatitis C treatment is generally grueling. Yet time and again, I see patients committed to doing whatever it takes to combat this virus. Suffering Side Effects for the Chance of a Cure. Hepatitis C patients can suffer for weeks from u-like symptoms, which sometimes make it extremely difcult to even get out of bed. Additionally, some patients experience numerous sleepless nights due to insomnia caused by the treatment. Then, when you add on long days of fatigue, shortness of breath, and weakness caused by anemia, you can see what a challenge treatment can be for patients. Emotionally, many patients endure days of anxiety, depression, and frustration. Despite all of this, I am amazed by how many patients stick with their treatment regimen and remain steadfastly committed to their journey to better health. Most of the hepatitis C patients who I counsel have already been through at least one round of treatment in the past. Yet they did not clear the virus because they were poor responders. Last year a new treatment medication was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and many patients have decided with tippy-toe excitement to give the new treatment a try. This new treatment is based on protease inhibitors combined with two additional medications (ribavirin and pegylated interferon). Patients who were considered poor responders to past treatment now seem encouraged and very optimistic by this new opportunity to ght the virus and to achieve a sustained virological response. A sustained virological response, in regards to hepatitis C, means that the hepatitis C virus is undetectable in a patients blood. According to the April 2010 issue of the journal Hepatology, the latest data supports sustained virological response being measured and considered denitive at 12 weeks after completion of therapy. Previously, patients were directed to wait until 24 weeks after therapy completion to determine their sustained virological response. The hepatitis C virus has at least six different genotypes. The majority of cases in the United States are genotype 1. Genotype 1 patients who have been identied as poor responders to treatment are therefore perfect candidates for the new triple therapy treatment regimen. In fact, this medication combination provides a meaningful cure for up to 70 percent of patients with genotype 1 virus. I can recall many conversations with patients who felt hesitant to consider treatment because of the daunting side effects. But when these patients understood the outcome data with the triple combination therapy and what it means to obtain a sustained virological response, it wasnt long until I heard the reluctance in their voices change to courage and conviction as they saw a path open before them that could lead to clearing this virus. Offering Patient Support Hepatitis C is too complicated for patients to handle the management of triple drug therapy alone. Management of the hepatitis C virus is best done with the supervision and care from an integrative health care team. The patient, however, has a very important role in this team: as the historian. The historian must inform and communicate effectively regarding the signs, symptoms, and past medical history in order for the physician, nurse, pharmacist, psychologist, and other team members to understand how to best treat and provide clinical support to the patient. Clinical pharmacists often offer counseling to each newly admitted patient who is starting the triple therapy of protease inhibitors, pegylated interferon, and ribavirin. We understand that if a patient is willing to tackle the challenge of treating this complex virus then the least we can do is throw them the ball of support so they can make a touchdown. Source: Martinot-Peignoux M, Stern C, Maylin S, et al. Twelve weeks posttreatment follow-up is as relevant as 24 weeks to determine the sustained virologic response in patients with hepatitis C virus receiving pegylated interferon and ribavirin. Hepatology 2010 Apr;51(4):1122-6. Our Whole Community, a 501(c)(3) non-prot Christian organization that brings communities together to establish relationships and share resources resulting in innovative programs that inspire, motivate and educate individuals in their pursuit of optimal health. For more information on Our Whole Community, please visit ourwholecommunity.org. Our Whole Community is pleased to contribute monthly to the Winter Park Observer. SUITES FROM $220 PER NIGHT 888974102 hammockbeach.com Our spectacular oceanfront playground makes family vacations truly grand. Build sandcastles on our 2.5 miles of private beach or cool o in the water park. Play a round of championship golf. Unwind at the luxurious spa. Recharge for more activities at our six family-friendly restaurants that satisfy any appetite. When only the beach will doWeekly rates and spacious home rentals also available.Visit us just south of St. Augustine! 0513_HB_GA newspapers_4.8x5.indd 1 5/30/13 3:13 PM I am writing this column from New York City where my wife and I have been celebrating our 10th wedding anniversary. Amidst the miles of museums and a delightful interlude with The Lion King, we had a chance to visit the 9/11 Memorial. The last time I visited the site it was still rub ble. Now it is an oasis of beauty, even though some of the buildings and entrances are still works in progress. The key feature of the cascading fountains occupying the foot print of the original World Trade Center ing pools are the names of the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 attacks. I was moved by the Memorial, having tracked the events of 9/11 fairly care fully as they unfolded. It is incredibly important to honor and remember that moment in our countrys history, as well as the people who lost their lives that day. I was also impressed by the desire to transform a place of tragedy into a thing of beauty; a transformation humans have committed themselves to throughout history. What is it about human beings that urge us to build on the rubble of lifes despairing moments? It is more than a with resiliency that wont admit defeat. This is far more than an Ill show you what Im made of. Though there may be a tinge of that in our response, there is something more: there is a genuine hope fulness that desires to build monuments on the rubble of disaster. survival skill to help us endure the next day; it is a way of thinking that opens the future before us even when the past has been tough. We are not content with does this hopefulness come from? In Genesis, chapter 1, the Bible tells us that we were created in the image of God. Scholars have debated the meaning of this phrase throughout the centuries. I am just wondering if part of the image package might not include hopefulness. Certainly God proved His hopefulness in leading a group of reluctant followers out of slavery in Egypt to a life of free dom. And certainly He displayed hope new life. Maybe we were created to dis play a similar hopefulness in our lives. I know that is not always easy in the isnt for me. But then I visit a place like the 9/11 Memorial, and I am reminded of hope. If those families, who faced such devastating loss, can build again, then certainly through the grace of God I can ments have a way of doing that to me. Rev. Jim Govatos currently serves as Senior Pas tor at Aloma United Methodist Church located in Winter Park. A former atheist, Jim is passionate about helping people understand and experience a living faith in Jesus Christ. Please share your thoughts by emailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org Beauty grows beyond a national tragedy Jim Govatos Reality Lines
Page 12 Now through July 28 Theater for Young Audiences Sleeping Beauty Princess Rose is celebrat ing her birthday and the whole kingdom is there to celebrate, but a terrible curse causes the young princess to fall asleep for 100 years. Complete with a hand some prince and a magical kiss, this quirky retelling of Sleeping Beauty introduces the classic fairy tale to a new generation of an autograph session with the cast after every performance at the Shakespeare Center. Call 407447-1700 or visit orlandoshakes. org June 20 Fashion Lounge at Jai Gallery This fusion of art and fashion had its debut at Jai Gallery and continues as the second Fashion Lounge struts its stuff on June 20 from 7 to 11 p.m. The col laboration between Jai Gallery and Awaken Magazine features established and emerging artists in design, art direction, fash ion photography, illustration, makeup, hair, modeling, jewelry, DJ-ing and VJ-ing. The monthly event invites fashion creators to network and showcase their designs. Industry professionals are invited to scout new talent or simply enjoy an evening of glam our, art and music. There is no dress code, so dress to impress or dress to observe. Visit jaigallery. net or call 407-921-0693. June 20 B-Side Artists return to City Arts Factory The annual B-Side Artists exhibit returns to the City Arts Factory with new works, a larger roster, a pop-up shop and its special brand of no-holds-barred art experience. On June 20 from is part of the Downtown Orlando Arts District 3rd Thursday Art Stroll (and it will be packed). For those who wish to avoid the crowds and view the artwork in comfort, on June 21 from 6 to 10 p.m. there will be a second opening event offering the same experience (without the literal shoulder rubbing and body heat). There will be live music as well as a special meet-the-artists seg ment with new B-Side members: Boy Kong, Wolfrich, Chris Reason and Kittens of Industry. Call 407648-7060 or 407-927-9321, or visit cityartsfactory.com June 21 Avoiding Costly Legal Mistakes The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce invites us to a panel 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Winter Park Welcome Center at 151 W. Lyman Ave. Protect your business! The event is free for Chamber mem bers and $10 for non-members. Call 407-644-8281 or visit winter park.org June 21 Of Stories and Songs An orchestral concert The Central Florida Com munity Orchestras performance Of Stories and Songs will feature Mussorgskys Night on Bald Mountain, music from Jurassic Park and Harry Potter, and other selections that bring to life the characters of great literature such as Moby Dick and The Odyssey. Employing dramatic staging and lighting, the perfor mance will be held June 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Northland Church in Longwood. General admission tickets are $10 and children ages 16 and younger are admitted free. Tickets are available online at cfcarts.com, at the door, or by calling 407-949-7170. June 21 to July 20 Track: Sounds of the 70s The Winter Park Playhouse wants us to raid the attic to dig out our leisure suits and platform them) as we boogie down with the propulsive rhythms of Track: Sounds of the 70s. Call 407-645-0145 or visit winterpark playhouse.org June 22 For the kids and for the environment Heres a cause we can all get behind. Shoes4Kids helps local kids and the environment organization is aiming at a record breaking number of shoes to be collected on June 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the parking lot at 1199 Clay St. in Winter Park. Lets get into those closets and donate the shoes and sneakers well never use again to an organization that reuses them, gives them to local kids in need, and keeps them out June 22 event, check shoes4kid susa.com for drop-off locations throughout the month of June. June 24 The Sovereign Brass at the Shakespeare Center There could be no more splendid opening for the Or lando Philharmonics Summer Music Series than a program called Brass Splendor featuring Orlandos most popular musical Highlighting the royal sounds that make brass music so stirring and uplifting, the Sovereign Brass will perform works by Bach, Mo zart, Haydn, Corelli, Beethoven and Purcell. Call 407-770-0071 or visit orlandophil.org 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 email@example.com or 407-522-3906. EmployFlorida.com1-866-352-2345 Employ Florida is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. The Employ Florida telephone number may be reached by persons using TTY/TTD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711. Disponible en Espanol. JOB RESOURCES at EmployFlorida.com helped me nd a new job I enjoy earning higher pay than I did before I was laid off. You too can discover REAL RESULTS with Employ Florida. HIRED. RANDAL HARDBOWER Industrial Electrician Green Circle Bio Energy Inc. Colon cancer is the 2ndleading cause of cancer deaths in Florida. 7 out of 10cancer deaths can be prevented through screening and lifestyle changes. Colon cancer starts without symptoms so choose prevention and get screened.If youre 50or older, ask your doctor which colon cancer screening test is right for you. Colon Cancer Screening Saves LivescoloncancerFL.org rffntb rfntb rf ntand soreness nb naches THG-13902 Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar
Page 13 Opinions The Florida Department of Health in Orange and Seminole counties are urging parents to prepare their children now for the upcoming school year. Parents should use their medical homes or private doc tor to have their children vaccinated and avoid the back-to-school rush and long lines during the summer. Families, who do not have a medical home, can refer to the link below for a list of childrens medical providers or visit the health departments immunization clinics. Children with private insurance, assigned to a medical home or HMO provider, will need to go to their doctor for immunizations as the health department is a safety net for those without any health care coverage. You can protect your children from vaccine preventable diseases all year round. Parents should see every encounter such as annual physicals, interim checkups or sports physicals as an opportunity to provide their children with any missing vaccines. Keep your children up-to-date on their immunizations and ready for school, said Dr. Kevin M. Sherin, director of the Florida Department of Health in Orange County. Vaccines can protect the children who receive them and those with whom they come in con tact, said Dr. Swannie Florida Department of Health in Seminole County. Immunizations are an important tool in preventing diseases that were once common in this country. We can all work towards keeping our community healthy and free of vaccine preventable diseases. Parents are encouraged to get their child their vaccinations even before start ing summer vacation. Avoid the lines and go directly to your primary care provider. The health department will be verifying through electronic systems the need for service and referring people back to their provider if they have one. Only families without any type of insurance should go to local county health departments for vaccines. The Florida De partment of Health in Orange County provides back-to-school immuni zations Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its Central Central Blvd. Parents are urged to arrive early to obtain a walk-in ticket as services are provided on a walk-in basis. In Seminole County, immunizations are provided at the health departments Sanford location at 400 W. Airport Blvd. Hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m., and Thursday 8 to 11:30 a.m. Due to the high demand for immuniza must be accompanied by an adult family member or legal guardian to receive im munizations. If not, a notarized permission form signed by the parent or legal guard ian must be presented before services are rendered. A copy of each childs immu nization record and government-issued, relative or legal guardian are required. is required for school entry, and is provid ed free once vaccinations are received. If a client only needs a DH 680 form, there is an administrative fee. You can also obtain and the health departments immunization clinics or medical records departments if your child is already up-to-date on their immunizations. Now is the time to get your child up-to-date on their immunizations and avoid the last minute rush to obtain the shots required for school entry. For more information on childhood immunizations, visit our websites at orchd.com and semi nolecohealth.com. For the resource list of childrens medical providers, visit tinyurl. com/listofproviders Mirna Chamorro is a public information ofcer with the Florida Department of Health in Orange & Seminole counties. Thomas Sowell lights up when ell is a man who concerns himself with ideas that are both sparkling and weighty: The thesis of both media liberals and political liberals is that there are vast millions of people who work hard all their lives and still remain poor. The next chorus of this song is that only the gov ernment can save the day for such people. to take more money out of your paycheck to buy the votes of those to whom they give it. They dont express it like that, of course, but that is what it amounts to. By focussing [sic] on those who work hard all their lives and still remain poor no more than 3 percent of the population and telling their personal stories endlessly, liberals can present the Big Lie with a human face. There is an even bigger lie behind all this. That lie is the implication that the purpose of all this hand-wringing is to help the poor. But the poor are just the bait in a political bait-and-switch game. The fraud becomes apparent the mo ment anyone suggests that there be means tests, so that the taxpayers money will be spent only on the poor. Those who pose as the biggest champi ons of the poor are almost invariably the biggest opponents of means tests. They want bigger government and the poor are just a means to that end. Whether the issue is housing, medi cal care or innumerable other things, the argument will be made that the poor are government ought to provide for them. But the minute you accept that, the switch takes place and suddenly we are no lon to the poor, but about universal health care or affordable housing as a right for everyone. Thomas Sowell, Big lie of the year published Feb. 24, 2004 on TownHall.com (Economist Sowell is one of the top think ers among todays outspoken political pundits.) I, dear reader, lived through the most scandalous days of the Big Lie when Adolf Hitler was trying to see if his latest whopper could possibly top his preceding lies. The whole world knew that Hitler was a liar, and that he was proudly puffed mable prevarications. The trouble with liars is that when they openly admit theyre lying, the once-in-aand it must hold still long enough to be scrutinized. Even Hitler told the truth once in a while whether he wanted to or not. We have in the White House at this time a man who comes across as a and those of his Attorney General are monstrous examples of straying from the paths of righteous veracity. However, we must daily admit to ourselves that we elected this presidential scamp to lead us in these times when the truth is perilous enough, and untruths can be our undo ing. Great lies have produced great belly laughs, and have been put to good use by the likes of Mark Twain, Irwin S. Cobb, and even Will Rogers. These three giants truth in behalf of a good laugh no illwill intended. Twain and Rogers were outsized mentalities who uttered wisdom with a smile that became known world wide as American Humor. Only deep minds reach down to the level where tragedy meets vulnerability and brakes into a grin. Unfortunately, when a lying liberal is president, it is never a laughing matter for the rest of us. About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) There are events in ones life that require that you think. An example being my father, in my face (literally eyeballto-eyeball), as the dimming taillights of a squad car pulled away from the front porch of my Iowa home (once-upon-atime-long-ago). His 2 a.m. question was a timeless one, an exasperated query many fathers pose to their 16-year-old sons, When are you going to learn? Ive told my children, recounting this tale, that at that moment it was as if I literally pulled the chain on a dangling light bulb and the sudden illu mination, the implied wisdom of his question, pierced through the dull (Duh!) wattage of my teenage brain. I really, the police in my life. Thank you, Father. I had a different kind of enlighten ment when my daughter was born in 1970. I was a young lad, just 21. I hadnt thought much about being a father up to child was a daughter caused me to won der, How do you raise a daughter? I have been fortunate to have/had many, many great examples of femininity in my life, all my life. But, trust me when I say, I had not thought about raising a daughter. And, should you raise a daugh ter different than you would raise a son? But I am a product of Western civilization. For 10,000 years the status of women, with few exceptions (see the seventh century B.C. Etruscans for one), was essentially equivalent, in many ways, to the present found today in Third World Islamic cultures. In the 20th century, American women got the right to vote, work freely outside the home, own prop erty, and were encouraged (sometimes/ not enough) to pursue their own dreams. That was the example I witnessed in my youth, my home. With the rise of femi nism in the 1960s and s, the women I respected were opinionated, outspoken advocates for female rights. Would you have it any other way? And why the hell dont we bring back passing an Equal Rights Amendment? I had been exposed to a number of time you smell your own babys freshly cleaned head, I mean really inhale that childs DNA, youre a goner. As unpre pared as I was to father, the fact that the born do not ask to be born, implies a tremendous responsibility (a moral obligation if you will) on the parent. So I brought up my daughter to think there wasnt a thing she couldnt accomplish if she set her mind to it. No impediments to her ambitions, dreams or movement. if she so chooses. That is the way I want the state nor federal government shall in fringe, for example, on a womans right to own and manage her own body. Seems so clear to me. Heres the rub: I think we men should step out of the discussion of who will manage a womans body. Let the ladies, and they alone, decide at what age to register your daughters uterus with the state. On thisthe only relevant distinc tion (pregnancy) between the sexeslets leave it to the gals for themselves to work out. Too many men have way too much to say about none of their business. And isnt that frequently the case. Think about it. 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 Illumination via feminism The big lie Chris Jepson Perspectives Louis Roney Play On! I think we men should step out of the discussion of who will manage a womans body. Start back-to-school immunizations early MIRNA CHAMORRO Guest Writer Parents are encouraged to get their child their vaccinations even before starting summer vacation.