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Winter Park-Maitland observer
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Winter Park Maitland observer
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v. : ill. ; 44 cm.
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English
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G.J.W. Munster
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Winter Park FL
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United States -- Florida -- Orange -- Winter Park
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28.596111 x -81.346667 ( Place of Publication )

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Began with v. 1, no. 1, Jan. 26, 1989.
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Description based on: Vol. 4, no. 29 (July 16, 1992).

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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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Title:
Winter Park-Maitland observer
Alternate title:
Winter Park Maitland observer
Physical Description:
v. : ill. ; 44 cm.
Language:
English
Publisher:
G.J.W. Munster
Place of Publication:
Winter Park FL
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Newspapers -- Winter Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Maitland (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Orange County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre:
newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Orange -- Winter Park
United States -- Florida -- Orange -- Maitland
Coordinates:
28.596111 x -81.346667 ( Place of Publication )

Notes

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
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
oclc - 26271684
lccn - sn 92000170
issn - 1064-3613
System ID:
UF00091444:00283


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Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013Serving Winter Park, Maitland, Baldwin Park, College Park and Goldenrod50+ tax WPMOBSERVER.COM In just a few weeks the city of Orlando will roll out its new car-sharing program, providing on-demand vehicles for rent by the hour at multiple locations downtown. The no-cost contract for the program was awarded to the Hertz 24/7, a division of the Hertz rental car company. To start, a total of 12 vehicles will be available for a minimum rental time of one hour. Prices for the hourly rentals will start at $8 per hour for economy vehicles and will go up depending on the class of vehicle rented. Unlike traditional rentals that require the renter to be age 25 or older, these cars will be available to anyone older than 18, with a valid drivers license. Its about providing options for commuters, visitors, and residents, said Florida Department of Transportation representative Steve Olson. The city is excited to offer such a program to tie in with the arrival of SunRail. According to Florida Department of Transportation representative Jessica Keane, there will be a variety of vehicles offered including economy cars, mid-size SUVs, full size sedans and possibly even pickup trucks, perfect for an afternoon run to Ikea. The rental fee would include gas, insurance and parking in the designated spots where cars are checked out and returned. Taxes are not included. In order to rent a car for the com and have their drivers license validated at a staffed rental location. Once this one-time step is complete, renters will be issued a key fob, which they will use to access their rental. Whenever a car is needed, users simply book one through the website or through the Hertz app using a credit or debit card. rental is complete, the driver can head to the garage or lot where the car is located and, using the electronic key fob, they can unlock their designated vehicle and drive off; no other check in is required. Another difference from traditional car rental is that gas is included. If refueling is necessary during the rental period, drivers use the fuel card located in the cars glove box to refuel. Inside each car will also be an electronic screen that can be used to extend the rental and to end the rental upon return, so there is no need to worry. If more time is needed, simply use the panel PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVEROrlandos upcoming car sharing rental service has other cities interested in whether it could work alongside SunRail and buses to ll transportation gaps for some residents. Winter P ark interested in new car sharing bizALLISON OLCSVAY Observer staff Please see CAR SHARE on page 2The city of Winter Park National Recreation and Parks Associations 2013 Gold Medal Award, an honor recognizing the best parks and recreation departments in the nation. The city applied for the concity made a bid for the award. Winter Park joins Doral, St. Charles, Ill. and Wester the 25,001-50,000 population winners to be announced Oct. 8 in Houston. I feel like were a winner already to be in that kind of company nationally, said Mayor Ken Bradley. If we win the whole thing that will icing on the cake. Cities were assessed based upon their website and a series of submitted essays, which covered a variety of topics including unique programs the city offers, ways theyve promoted the environment and community challenges theyve taken on. Cities that showed the best combination of community involvement, long-term planning and environmental awareness and conservation moved on to The award is really about the commitment to excellence in parks and recreation, and meeting the criteria is a very said Lauren Hoffmann, senior public relations and communications manager for the National Recreation and Park Association. Its more than just heres a park, its really putting out the best effort forward to serve your community and really make a difference. Winter Parks recognition comes in the wake of several budget cuts the city faced over the recent economic slump. overall budget dropped by $5 million compared to the year before. But instead of cutting back, the city continued to fund parks, rebuilding Central Park and reopening it that same year. Our citizens, I think, have certainly appreciated the fact that weve invested in the parks times, Bradley said.Winter P ark in the running for parks awardCitys parks ranks among best in the nationTIM FREED Observer staffOut of the 102 car burglaries in Baldwin Park this year, 100 of them took place with no more force than a quick easy click of the door handle. Orlando Police Department records show that only two of the reported car burglaries in the area had any evidence of forced entry. All 100 other targeted cars were unlocked. That crime isnt inherent to yall, its inherent to a community that thinks theyre safe and doesnt lock their cars, Orlando Commissioner Robert Stuart told members of the Baldwin Park Neighborhood Watch at a meeting last Wednesday. Concerns about crime are back on Baldwin Park residents radar after a reported failed abduction of a jogging teenager took place in the community Sept. 22. OPDs detective James Gardner said that case is still under investigation, and that the department is looking into whether the suspicious person who tried to pull the teen into his truck bed could have been mentally handicapped. Outside of that incident, Stuart said police reports show calls for service are down to 2,600 this year compared to last. The 5-to-1 ratio of reports becoming active cases, Cpl. Kevlon Kirkpatrick said, is about normal for the area. Were not doing too bad over Baldwin P ark walk-in crimes riseSARAH WILSON Observer staff Please see CRIMES on page 5 Please see PARKS on page 7

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P age 2 | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 | Winter P ark / Maitland Observer Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 Volume 25, Issue 40 PHONE: 407-563-7000 FAX: 407-563-7099 WPMOBSERVER.COMOrlando, FL 32835-5705PUBLISHERTracy Craft407.515.2605TCraft@TurnstileMediaGroup.com MANAGING EDITORIsaac Babcock 407.563.7023IBabcock@TurnstileMediaGroup.comASSOCIATE EDITORSarah Wilson 407.563.7026SWilson@TurnstileMediaGroup.comDESIGNERTom Miller 407.563.7032TMiller@TurnstileMediaGroup.comSTAFF WRITERSBrittni Larson Megan Stokes Tim Freed Allison Olcsvay Kristy VickeryCOLUMNISTSChris JepsonJepson@MediAmerica.usLouis RoneyLRoney@cfl.rr.comJosh GarrickJoshGarrick9@gmail.comADVERTISING SALESLinda Stern407.376.2434LStern@TurnstileMediaGroup.comLEGAL NOTICE ADVERTISINGAshley McBride 407.286.0807Legal@FLALegals.comSUBSCRIPTIONS/CIRCULATIONLuana Baez 407.563.7013LBaez@TurnstileMediaGroup.comMEMBER OF: -Florida Press Association -Winter Park/Maitland/Goldenrod Chambers of CommerceWinter Park/Maitland Observer is published by Turnstile Media Group. Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Orlando, Fla., Turnstile Media Group is also the parent of Golfweek, Golfweek Custom Media, TurfNet, Professional Artist, Seminole Voice, Baldwin Park Living and Turnstile Connect.TURNSTILE MEDIA GROUPCHAIRMANRance CrainPRESIDENT/CEOFrancis X. FarrellVICE PRESIDENTSPatti Green & Jeff BabineauUSPS #00-6186 ISSN 1064-3613POSTMASTER: Send address changes to:Winter Park / Maitland Observer 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835 Established in 1989 by Gerhard J.W Munster CAR SHARE | After initial setup, cars are scheduled online then picked up easilyto extend the rental time. The cars are available for daily rental, but at a higher rate than traditional rentals. This is to encourage the car sharing aspect by having users limit their time to a couple of hours instead of using the vehicle for the entire day, said Keane. For now, drivers must return the vehicles to the location where they were picked up, but eventually this may change allowing drivers to pick up a car at one location and return it to another as the program grows. Downtown Orlando will serve as the pilot area for the program and, depending on its success and popularity, other cities will consider whether such a program could work in their community. Winter Park city leaders are already looking at their neighborcitys car-sharing program to add to their growing list of sustainability projects. Providing multi-modal forms of transportation is important to our city and we are continuing to talk to partners already involved in this type of program to deter munity, said Winter Park spokeswoman Clarissa Howard. With the upcoming completion of the SunRail line, adding on-demand vehicles could be a vital link for residents who arent quite ready to completely give up on cars. This is a win, win for everyone, said Olson. at no cost to the city or commuters and resiibility in their transportation options. CONTINUED FROM FRONT P AGE rfnt rfntbbtt nrrb OCT OBER 18th-20th DECEMBER 19th-22nd FEBRUARY 14th-16thrrr f MARCH 14th-16th APRIL 11th-13thb r nnOCT OBER 19th DECEMBER 21st-23rdf r APRIL 12th Untitled-7 1 9/11/13 4:19 PM PHOTO COURTESY OF HERTZRenting one of the cars is as simple as swiping a fob and pressing a few buttons.

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P age 4 | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 | Winter P ark / Maitland Observer rfnrtbr trrtt Down 28-10 against South Carolina, the UCF Knights came thundering back on the gridiron. But as the clock struck zero, after an interception that changed everything, the Knights came up just short, falling 2825 to the No. 12-ranked SEC powerhouse. Now the Knights enter conference play seemingly facing a reprieve at Memphis at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 5 on ESPN3. The Tigers (12) have played the Knights nine times so far. The Knights have won eight. Now that theyre both in the American Athletic Conference, the Knights are hoping to keep the momentum going. For a team with high hopes, forgetting the Gamecocks seemed priority No. 1 just minutes after the game ended. Im looking to the next game, offensive lineman Torrian Wilson said. And the next game is Memphis. And on offense the Knights may have a Blake Bortles loose to pass for two careerhigh games this season, the Knights have scored an average of nearly 34 points per game against a tough early schedule. Memphis meanwhile has struggled on offense, putting up just 14 points against Duke, 15 in a loss to Middle Tennessee, and 31 against Arkansas Sate. But in that most recent game the Tigers may have hit their stride, putting up 505 yards on offense, with 329 on the ground. That may spell trouble for the Knights, who saw just what happened when the South Carolina Gamecocks switched from a shotgun offense in the that pounded the ball up the middle in the second half. After defense couldnt handle the versatile rushing attack of Mike Davis, allowing 167 net yards on the ground, and three of the Gamecocks four touchdowns. Memphis Marquis Warford rushed for 173 yards on 11 car ries in his last game, and Brandon Hayes gained 114 yards. The last time the Knights faced the Tigers, despite a 35-17 thrashing doled out by the Knights, the Tigers outrushed them 240 yards to 229. They were nearly even on passing yards, with the Knights amassing 122 to Memphis 121. But that was before Bortles began showing off his full potential. Already with a 300-plus yard game this season, he lit up for 358 yards and two touchdowns, though UCF heads to MemphisISAAC BABCOCK Observer staff Please see KNIGHTS on next page PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERBlake Bortles threw for 358 yards against South Carolina, but it wasnt enough for a win. Saturday the Knights head to Memphis. Presented by: Supported by: Featuring Remembering the Fallen in Central Florida USAF (Retired) & Board Member Come for a morning of coffee and conversation. Meet and greet with members of the Central Florida Veterans Memorial Park Foundation. Learn how their project at Lake Nona will honor 1,100 Central Florida veterans. Friday, October 11, 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.

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Winter P ark / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 | P age 5he threw an uncharacteristic two interceptions in the contest. Picks particularly marred the Knights showdown against the Gamecocks, with an attempt at a Wild interception near their own red zone. That became a Gamecocks touchdown just a few plays later, giving them a lead they would never relinquish. Turnovers cost us the game, Bortles said. The Knights will face a tougher passing attack with the Tigers than last year, though likely not what they saw in South Carolinas Dylan Thompson, who replaced injured Connor Shaw and lit up the Knights for 261 yards. Memphis head passer Paxton Lynch threw for 176 yards and a touchdown Sept. 21 against Ar kansas State. He spread the passes around to six receivers with double-digit yardage. For the Knights, theyll be hoping to learn from mistakes against South Carolina, and move back into the win column. You learn from mistakes and try not to do the same thing twice, Bortles said. r f r f n f nn t b n t b t n n f f n rfnr FEATURING ...... AND MUCH MORE! 250 North Orlando Ave. Winter Park, FL 32789407.677.9777 A Premier Flooring Source KNIGHTS | F ace first AAC game ever CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS P AGECRIMES | here, said Cpt. Isaiah White, who heads up OPD patrols for north Orlando. Reports show that in Baldwin Park, burglaries are down, while the number for reported car bur glaries are up. Both those numbers, Kirkpatrick said, could drop if residents always remembered to lock their homes and cars, not leaving anything of value visible from the outside. A lot of residential burglar ies around here arent break-ins, theyre walk-ins, Kirkpatrick said. White said when word gets out doors are going unlocked crime can increase, When youre hunting, you go where the prey is. In addition to taking care by locking their own doors, Commissioner Stuart said the best way for Baldwin Parkers to be good neighbors is to call the police anytime they see a suspicious person or activity. CONTINUED FROM FRONT P AGE Five straight wins for the Winter Park Wildcats have put them on a roll on their way into the thick of district play on the gridiron. The Wildcats outlasted Boone (0-5) in a 43-36 slugfest Sept. 27 though one of their toughest. The Wildcats seemingly had the game in the bag when they entered halftime with a 29-14 lead, but the Braves kept coming back in the second half, with a crucial drive marching down the Braves lost the ball on an interception in what could have been the winning drive of the game, ending their shot at a comeback. Already with a district win under their belts, the Wildcats will dive into district play for the next three games, traveling to Timber Creek for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff Friday. The Wolves are 3-1 this season including a 46-35 win when they outlasted an Olympia team thats only 1-4 so far. EdgewaterIn what may be the most frustrating streak in team history, the Edgewater Eagles fell 34-31 to straight loss, all of which came by a touchdown or less. Even worse, a district win against Leesburg this Friday. The Yellowjackets are 4-1 on the season after obliterating West Port 63-0. The game kicks off at Edgewater at 7 p.m. Wildcats win fth straightISAAC BABCOCK Observer staff

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P age 6 | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 | Winter P ark / Maitland ObserverBeginning Oct. 1 the Maitland Fire Department will begin to ofthe public to get vaccinated early this season. This year Maitland will offer the new Quadrivalent vaccine which protects against four strains of seasonal viruses for better protection compared to the Trivalent three-strain vaccine. While it is important for everyespecially important for people in the following groups to ensure they are protected: of developing serious complicamedical conditions including asthma, diabetes and chronic lung disease. and seniors 65 and older. for others who are at high risk of developing serious complications. than 6 months old. pendence Lane (behind City Hall) at the intersection of Maitland and Packwood avenues any day of the also be administering vaccines on Sundays at the Farmers Mar ket from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. located at Lake Lily. For groups of 15 or more who are located in Maitland, arrangements can be made to surances and Medicare Part B are accepted at no charge. For those without insurance the cost is $30 for the new Quadrivalent or $25 more information, please contact Fire Administration at 407-5396229 or MFD@itsmymaitland.comLt. Brandon Lawrence Maitland Fire Department Maitland City TalkBY HOW ARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Maitland Fire Dept. offers u shots FUNDRAISER Fish Fry For the Church of the Good Shepherd Outreach Ministry DATE :Friday, October 11, 2013WHERE : Church of the Good Shepherd 331 Lake Avenue, Maitland Florida, 32751 407 644 5350 TIME : 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm PLACE: Parish Hall (follow signs for addl parking) KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland Listed in Intellectual Property Today as: 22ND in the nation for trademarks issued Top 100 in the nation for patents issued Protect your new brainstorm with the brain trust of an Intellectual Property law rm. Contact ADDM&G today for further information. www.addmg.com Necessity is often the Mother of InventionGRAY MATTER MATTERS Jacksonville 9043987000 | Orlando 4078412330 | Melbourne 3216228651 Miami 3053748303 | Tampa 8136394222* | Winter Springs 4077965064

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Winter P ark / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 | P age 7 WINTER PARK VILLAGE 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 Business Briefs Publix helps kidsPublix Super Markets customers and associates again showed their support for local sick and injured kids treated at UF Health Shands Childrens Hospital and Arnold P almer Medical Center during the annual Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals in-store fundraiser. This years campaign raised $273,058, a record amount and a 16 percent increase over 2012. Funds generated from the summer campaign will help purchase patient care equipment, fund research, provide diver sionary activities, and support educational and advocacy programs for childrens health. Greater Orlando Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals makes it possible for these hospitals to maintain and upgrade their pediatric programs so they can continue to provide young patients with the most advanced medical treatment available.Community Bulletin Artists in actionThe Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) proudly announces its 2013-2014 Artists-In-Action artists, Dawn Rosendahl, Robert Ross, T rent T omengo, Camilo Velsquez and Chris Ware. The program provides non-residential studio space to established or emerging artists for the professional practice and research of ne art.Big woman on campusWinter P ark resident and former UCF head womans soccer coach Amanda Cromwell was named the head womens soccer coach at the University of California Los Angeles in June and started her rst season with them at the end of August. The Bruins were the Coaches Preseason P oll pick as No. 1 P ac-10 destined to win the conference. The signs are a-changin in Maitland, as city boards start citys sign code in decades this week. The Planning and Zoning Commission will meet Thursday, Oct. 3 to work out ordinance language and hear from the public about what signs should and shouldnt be allowed in the city. Drafting wording for a charter amendment to ban billboards is also on the docket, which once drafted will give citizens who publicly blasted the boards ear lier this year a chance to get rid of them for good with a vote in the next election. Community Development Director Dick Wells said after months of work between the city attorney and staff, the new sign code is ready for scrutiny from the city boards before it comes to Council later this year. Its never easy to draft a sign ordinance, Wells said. Legal issues become very important. You have to do it right. Wells said the biggest change to the code is updating language to make it content-neutral allowing pursuance of freedom of speech, while still keeping a handle on how and where signs are used. Billboard talks returnSARAH WILSON Observer staffWinter Park constructed a 38,000-square-foot community center during the downturn as well, giving residents a new locaParks and Recreation Director John Holland realized the crucial role the department serves. Most memories that people have of growing up are from parks being on teams, playing in the park, playgrounds, Holland said. Its the foundation of the community. If youve got a good parks and recreation program, youre way ahead.PARKS | CONTINUED FROM FRONT P AGE

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P age 8 | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 | Winter P ark / Maitland Observer Winter P ark / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 | P age 8 Winter Park City TalkBY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER T est the Waters Fishing T ournamentThe Parks & Recreation Department of the city of Winter Park and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission present their annual Test the Waters Fishing Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 7 to 11 a.m., at Mar tin Luther King Jr. Park located at 455 S. Denning Drive. Children of all ages are invited to participate provided for all participants. The citys Parks & Recreation Department also guarantees that everymore information, please call 407599-3203.National WateReuse Project of the Y ear A wardThe WateReuse Association has awarded the city of Winter Park the WateReuse Project of the Year Award for its Winter Park Estates Wastewater Treatment Facility. This award recognizes projects whose contributions to the community continue to advance the water reuse industry. The Winter Park Estates facility was selected among 21 entries based upon demonstration of continued dedication to the water reuse community. The high-quality reclaimed water that is produced at the Winter Park Estates facility is used for irrigation at two golf courses, a ballpark and cemetery. The facility is currently under plans for expansion to provide reclaimed water for home irrigation. The city of Winter Park is committed to running the Winter Park Estates facility to the highest level of operation with no reported per mit exceedances. Excess wastewater is diverted to the city of Orlandos Iron Bridge Treatment Facility. This process makes the best use of available local supply and demand for reclaimed water and provides Winter Park with savings on their potable water supply. For more information regarding the WateReuse Association, please visit watereuse.orgAmerica in Bloom 2013 National A wardThe city of Winter Park has received the America in Bloom 2013 National Award from the America in Bloom organization. Winter Park earned a four-bloom rating to become the overall winner in the 25,001 30,000 population category. In addition, the city received two special awards for Best Arbor Day Celebration and Most Effective Water Management Program. Winter Park was judged on six criteria including overall impression, environmental awareness, heritage, urban forestry, landfour sectors: municipal, residential, commercial and community involvement. Other competitors were Kent, Ohio; Wake Forest, N.C.; and West Chicago. For more information regarding America in Bloom, please visit americainbloom.orgP ark A venue closed to through trafc Park Avenue will be closed England and Canton avenues from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the 40th annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival, which runs Satur day, Oct. 12, through Sunday, Oct. 13. Morse Boulevard will also be closed between New York and Park avenues. Please make note of these road closures prior to traveling around downtown Winter Park on October 12-13. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and continued support of Winter Park events. CoffeeT alk featuring Commissioner Carolyn CooperIf you have a latt beans to grind or you simply want to espresso your thoughts, CoffeeTalk may be the cup for you. Please join an informal conversation with Commissioner Carolyn Cooper Thursday, Oct. 17, from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Winter Park Welcome Center located at 151 W. Lyman Ave. CoffeeTalk gives the community an opportunity to sit down and talk with the Commissioner over a cup of coffee and chat about any city issues that are of interest to them. Special thanks to Palmanos Cafe, Coffee & Wine Bar for donating the coffee for this special series. For more information, please call 407-599-3428. Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady P arkThe Parks & Recreation Department of the city of Winter Park will present Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady Park on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Shady Park, adjacent to the Winter Park Community Center at 721 W. New England Ave. Munchkins of all ages are invited to attend this free familyties will include games, bounce houses, a costume contest, Trickor-Treat Trail and safe Halloween fun for everyone. If inclement weather tries to dampen the evening, the event will be moved into the Community Center. For more information regarding Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady Park, please call 407-5993275. at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and watch us on Vimeo.Fall fun abounds Sponsored by The Jewish PavilionIN MEMORY OF NANCYE KOBRIN LYNN STEINMETZ Register to Walk & Receive a T-Shirt Minimum Donation $15 Footprints on the Path $50 each or 3 for $100. Honor a loved one.Become a Sponsor or Vendor Sign up early for the best locations!Proceeds enhance the lives of our elders. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2013 AT 9:30 AMFall Festival & Walkat Cranes Roost Park-Altamonte SpringsJoin the Fun! Free Bagel Breakfast & EntertainmentW A L K I N H O N O R O F T H O S E W H O W A L K E D B E F O R E U S Call Nancy Ludin 407-678-9363 nancyludin@jewishpavilion.org or visit www.jewishpavilion.org to Walk or Donate Its a Gym for Y our Dog! 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Winter P ark / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 | P age 9Lifestyles E X Q U I S I T E & E X T R A O R D I N A R Y R E S I D E N C E 5 B E D 4 1 / 2 B A T H 407 697 M A I T L A N D 3 6 3 9 S Q F T C U S T O M H O M E College admissions for many students its a daily thought. Its talked about with friends in class, discussed with parents over dinner, picking schools, writing essays. And its stressful. It keeps hitting you again, said Shanay Thakkar, a Winter Park High School International Baccalaureate Program senior. These are the decisions that can alter the rest of your life. Statistics show that there are more and more high school graduates and students applying to college. According to the most recent study from the National Association for College Admission Counseling, between 2010 and 2011 the percentage of students applying to at least three colleges rose from 77 percent to 79 percent, up from 67 percent in 2000. On top of the pressures involved in college admissions, there are all the questions of how do so successfully. Two young entrepreneurs say they have the answer in their online-based business College Creed, which they launched last October. College Creed was started as a way to help mostly already well-prepared high school students polish their college admissions essays through one-on-one, sentence-bysentence guidance from co-founders and 2011 Winter Park High School valedictorians Will Yang and Andrew Kolarich. Peer-to-peer learning is incredibly effective, Yang said. Weve been there and we have something to share with you. The 20-year-olds found their own success during the college admissions process Yang attends Northwestern University and received multiple scholarships, and Kolarich is at the University of Florida, recently admitted to the schools medical program. But it wasnt without many of their own moments of fretful confusion. They wanted to take what they learned and pass that on to other confused high school students. They saw success through essay guidance and mentoring, with their students getting into top colleges, such as Duke, Columbia and Northwestern. But they felt a need to reach farther, and decided to do that through helping students with application. This summer they released a web video course, which currently has 43 lectures teach-Y oung business simplies the path to collegeBRITTNI LARSON Observer staffStudent entrepreneurs create web solution to help get into schools Please see COLLEGE on page 12 $35Tickets Order tickets at the door$40F OR TICK E TS AND IN F ORMA TION, VISIT OR CALL: winterparkannual.com | f a c ebook. c o m / winterparkannual | 321-396-7790 PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERWill Y ang partnerted with fellow valedictorian Andrew Kolarich to create a web video series and internet forums for sharing tips and tricks for getting into the right colleges.

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Winter P ark / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 | P age 11 BeWellWithin r rfntbWe offer Full-Day Infant Care and Childcare Year-Round, Preschool Classes, Summer Camp, and much more! rfntbrn n n Calendar OCT 3 Florida Hospital HospiceCare is looking for volunteers to provide support in the care of patients and their families. T o learn more, attend Hospice 101, a prospective volunteer orientation, on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 1 p.m. at the Florida Hospital HospiceCare ofce, located inside the Progressive Insurance Building at 901 N. Lake Destiny Road, Suite 400, Maitland. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 800-404-1133, ext. 4761. OCT 5The Center for Independent Living is seeking volunteers and donations for its annual Stroll n Roll fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 5 at Harbor P ark at Lake Baldwin. Open to those with and without disabilities, the event promotes diversity and inclusion by giving participants a chance to navigate the world in a wheelchair. For more information, visit snr2013.kintera. org, call 407-623-1070, ext. 127, or email jcappiello@cilorlando.org Jack in the P ark charity poker tournament is from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center at 1050 W Morse Blvd. in Winter P ark. Visit bit.ly/1eXbDRf for more information. Asbury United Methodist Church of Maitland will be having its annual craft and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Satur day, Oct. 5 at 220 W Horatio Ave. in Maitland. Visit asburyumc.com or call 407644-5222 for more information. The Festival of Bacon takes over Orlando from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 2911 E. Robinson St. with 30,000 samples of bacon, bacon games, face painting and more. Visit festivalofbacon. com for more information. OCT 6The Central Florida Watercolor Society will meet at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at First Presbyterian Church of Maitland, 341 N. Orlando Ave. The meeting will feature a demo by the founder of our group, the talented Ken Austin, who will present a taste of his upcoming workshop, Things My Mother Never T old Me About W atercolor. The workshop is Oct. 7-9 at W ebster University, Sanlando Center in Longwood. For details, go to centraloridawatercolor.orgOCT 3 Come see the Winter P ark High School Drama Department in its production of The Imaginary Invalid by Moliere. Laugh along with a crotchety hypochondriac and his wacky cohorts in this French neo-classic comedy. It will leave your sides, spleen, and liver in stitches; with clysters and physic to patch it up! The show will play Oct. 3-5 at 7 p.m. at the Winter P ark Ninth Grade Center Auditorium. A special matinee performance will take place on Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. Admission is $10 at the door.OCT 4Get ready for art under the stars at the 37th annual Maitland Rotary Art Festival this weekend. Artists will be competing for $26,000 in awards and selling their art to visitors. Its from 6 to10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, surrounding Lake Lily in Maitland. Visit maitlandrotaryartfestival. com for more information. The all-new Sesame Street Live Cant Stop Singing is at the UCFs CFE Arena from Friday, Oct. 4, through Sunday, Oct. 6. T ickets for all ve performances are on sale now. For more information visit sesamestreetlive.comOCT 5Its Oktoberfest! For all you devotees of Oompa-pa bands, German beer, Bavar ian style food, lively crowds and Chicken dancing, do we have the fest for you! If you are looking for authenticity, this is the place to come. Join us in our Biergar ten where you will nd fabulous German food, plenty of W arsteiner Beer on tap, schunkeling, toasting to Ein Prosit and live musical entertainment all day long, which when combined brings out the best in fest camaraderie. Its from 2 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 and 26, at the German American Society of Central Florida, 381 Orange Lane in Casselberry. Entrance donation is only $5. Call 407-834-0574 for more information. FAMILY CALENDAR Enjoy savings up to at your favorite Park Avenue merchants!

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P age 12 | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 | Winter P ark / Maitland Observering students how to master their story during the essay and short answer portions of the application. More than 900 people have listened as an approachable Yang gives advice and uses examples from his own personal college journey, and its the most popular one online dedicated to the subject. Its also the most reliable and easiest to navigate, said Teddy Jungreis, a Winter Park High School International Baccalaureate Program senior and campus ambassador for College Creed. It takes away some of the stress involved. Now with College Creed, all the information is in one place, from students who have gone through it, he said. College Creed is trying to reach out to as many students as possible, especially those who cant afford to hire private college consultants to help with the process which can cost upwards of $400 an hour. They also target students who dont get enough time with their school counselors to answer all their admissions questions. Yang said high school students spend an average of only 38 minutes talking with their counselors about admissions, which isnt nearly enough time. They currently charge just $39 for their course, which can be accessed anywhere, as many times as a student needs it. We saw our peers not getting the attention they deserved, Yang said. College admissions are by far the most competitive that theyve ever been, Kolarich said. Were trying to equalize the college dont have the resources to get to the next level. To expand their reach, theyve begun partnering with high schools, offering their course at a discounted rate for all the schools seniors to have access to the web videos. Yang and Kolarich want to also target underserved schools, where most students dont even have the opportunity to consider college as an option. They have a hard time setting up that college culture, even with the highest achieving students, Kolarich said. Their course price makes a successful college application process a possibility. Weve always kept this mission in mind, to level the playing ibly rewarding to help students achieve what they never thought was possible. In the future, the team hopes to keep adapting to their students needs every time a question is asked frequently they add another lecture to cover the subject and expanding their scope through school partnerships. Both busy college students, Yang an economics major and Kolarich a future doctor, they aim to continually work on their business by possibly adding more young college students as mentors. Because what makes them unique, Yang said, is the peer aspect of their business. Whatever they do, Yang and Kolarich want their students to submit a no regrets application, and to learn a little about life from the admissions process, and not just about submitting a form by its deadline. Its more about the journey, Yang said. CONTINUED FROM P AGE 9 PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERThe College Creed program is meant to reach college prospects who cant afford expensive college application consultants. COLLEGE | Both founders of the web company were Winter P ark High School valedictorians the same year D reams are the picture making power of your imagination. ey are the stu of which Life, Hope, Love, Fun, Accomplishment, Excellence and Purpose are made. All great things are born there. Respect and nurture your dreams believe in them and bring them to the sunshine and the light. Believe in the dreams and desires God has placed in your heart. Do not apologize for them. Do everything you can to make them a reality and your purpose.Peace is much less a condition than a state of mind. Anxiety and tension can rule the day even when the circumstances of my life would indicate that all should be well with me. I can walk in sunshine and see only the shadows. I can be surrounded by those I love and be consumed with fear of losing them. I can accomplish a great task and still wonder why I did not do better. Peace, in the ultimate meaning of the word, is not the absence of conict. It is not the accumulation of wealth, or comfort and ease, or a state of happiness. Peace is that sense down deep inside that says no matter what happens, all is well with my soul and my purpose. V D Riches Stored in Secret Places Imagination is the Preview of Lifes Coming Attractions. Larry Eisenberg October 2013A I W M SOurLifeTodayCelebrating Life, Faith, Family and the Power of Hope Please share your thoughts with us OurLifeToday.Org Our_LifeToday

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Winter P ark / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 | P age 13 Autumn Art FestivalWinter Park40th Annual italiokitchen.com rfntrbr 276 South Orlando Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789Italio is a modern Italian kitchen created with freshness in mind. Every meal is completely customizable and handcrafted in our open kitchen with only the finest and freshest ingredients. We believe in fast, flavorful meals. And we believe great food shouldnt break the bank.Winter Park WITH PURCHASE OF AN ENTREE Coupon is required. Coupon cannot be combined with any other offer. One coupon per person, per visit. FREE CALAMARIExpires: 10/10/2013 | Code: WPMO5 Residents driving too fast down Fairbanks Avenue might miss it: the light red awning that reads Millers Hardware near Park Avenue. But for many locals, its a home away from home. Customers who make their way inside are immediately hit with the smells of wood, paint and fertilizer. A network of winding supplies and gardening equipment lead the way for local do-ityourselfers to complete whatever task set before them. A slew of photographs hang from the pegboard walls outside ily portraits some in black-andwhite and others in color captured over several generations. Its a store with deep roots in Winter Park, and its still alive and well after 68 years. The Winter Park City Commission recognized Millers Hardware on Sept. 23 with the economic development boards 2013 Third Quarter Business Recognition Award a testament to the stores role in serving the local community. The store remains Winter Parks oldest family-run business, according to a statistic from the Winter Park Public Library. I think its an honor, said Owner Steve Miller. Im glad to be recognized by the City Commission. Millers Hardware got its start as a paint store back in 1945, back when trees lined the quiet twolane road that was Fairbanks Avenue. Millers grandfather Robert Miller opened the store when he came to Winter Park following the Great Depression, looking to create a business that was recession proof. Miller is pretty sure he succeeded, as the hardware store still brings in faithful regulars decades later. We have second generation and even third generation people shopping here, Miller said. Somebody will say Yeah, I remember my dad coming in here shopping. The Miller family goes back four generations in the hardware store. Millers father, Bob Miller, took over the store in 1962 after Robert passed away. Today Steve runs the store, with help of his sons Clay and Stevie. Somebody comes in and theyve known my father for 30 or 40 years, they know my grandparents and they know me and theyve been shopping here all along, Clay said. Its just really nice to bring a relationship full circle like that. The store still sits in its original location, expanding from the original 800-square-foot space to 17,000 square feet. Millers Hardware now goes places and housewares and hardBut Miller stressed that the stores deep ties with its community havent changed a bit. Complete strangers quickly become close friends, sharing conversalearning the inventory of the store. The world has become so impersonal and were a very personal business, Miller said. I think were very much tied to the community and part of it. That brings joy to me. Miller remembers serving his community when it needed him most. In 2004, Hurricane Charley ravaged Central Florida in an instant, leveling homes and knocking down trees. Many Winter Park residents lived without power, and came to Millers Hardware to buy electric generators. Miller already had a large sup-After 68 years, Millers is still all in the familyTIM FREED Observer staff COME JOIN US FOR THE FOR INFORMATION, SPONSORSHIP & REGISTRATION:http://stmargaretmary.org/PumpkinRun.html TH ANNUAL 4 ORGANIZED BY: ST. MARGARET MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH ST. STEPHEN CATHOLIC COMMUNITY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2013 HEL D IN MEAD GARDENS WINTER PARKand and Peace, and friends in RACE STARTS:7:30 AMREGISTRATION STARTS 6:30 AM ADUL TS: STUDENTS(10-18): CHIL DREN FREEWITH ADUL T RUNNERFAMIL Y: E ARL Y B IRD S PECIAL PUMPKIN RUN PUMPKIN RUN H AITI BENEFIT TH ANNUAL H AITI BENEFIT A Family-Friendly 5K Fun-Run for All Ages and Abilities. Winter Park hardware store wins accolades as citys oldest familyowned business Please see MILLERS on page 14 PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVERSteve and Clay Miller continue to carry on the family business.

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P age 14 | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 | Winter P ark / Maitland ObserverMILLERS | Store has grown more than 20 times original sizeerators and propane in stock, and quickly opened his doors to lend a hand. Lines of customers snaked out the door and all the way along Fairbanks Avenue. We were here for the city dur ing that, Miller said. We all had stuff to deal with personally, so thank goodness they could come here and get what they needed. Mayor Ken Bradley recognized Millers Hardware on Monday but for the role it plays in the city of Winter Park. Theyre community builders, Bradley said. Theyre not just all about their business, theyre about making this city better. Millers Hardware still faces its share of challenges. The rise of Internet shopping and the heavy competition from box stores like Target and Home Depot keeps the local shop on its toes. But Miller believes that the store remains something unique. A meeting place for neighbors between and paint cans. A service to Winter Park for years to come. Its sort of like a meeting place, like going to church, Bob said. People see each other and they know each other in there. Its an amazing thing to me; we never thought it when we opened up. CONTINUED FROM P AGE 13 PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVERCliff Canada and Bob Miller ran the hardware store together from 1962 to 1984.

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Winter P ark / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 | P age 15Opinions Chris Jepson P erspectivesAs if size matters. No, Im not talking about that. Im talking about the size of the Boomer generation. It has been often observed that the Boomer generation is selfabsorbed, narcissistic and prone to think that whatever they are doing is of great natruth to all three characterizations and Ive A Modest Proposal ( la Jonathan Swift) that appeals to all three qualities. More on that in a minute. As a 64-year-old, I have approximately 18 years left of life based on family history. I fully expect and desire those years. Anything more than 18 years is gravy, so to speak, providing I am lucid and mobile. I would be sorely disappointed if I came up short. Life (consciousness) is so sweet, and I want as much as I can gather of it before I exit. I will be, if I die last among my siblings, what a supreme human being was my grandmother Edith. How this intrepid woman, Nana, so facilitated the dreams of my mother, Marybelle, that I am forever grateful to have been the fortunate recipient of her substantial investment (time, values, moral support and money) in her daughter. I am undeniably who I am, to an extent, because of Nana. I recently saw a movie I didnt want to see, titled Temple Grandin. Autism, as a subject, didnt particularly interest me. I recommend this movie. In it, the protagonist, Temple Grandin, asks several times upon witnessing the death of livestock, Where does it go? Where does that light, that quintessential essence of life, go upon death? Here one second, nothing the next. This is arguably the most existential question we pose to ourselves (collectively/ individually as human beings). As a lifelong nonbeliever in a personal god, as an atheist, Ive never relied on the mythology of religion to get me through the dark parts of what it exactly means to be a human being. There is a profound disappointment that registers when we ask ourselves the Temple Grandin question of, Where does it go? A real hurdle in life is moving beyond, overcoming the disappointment of that lost consciousness, the permanent death of you. If any degree of acceptance is to ever enter ones life, some sort of peaceful personal recognition of the human condition (temporary) is necessary. Life (the relative brevity of human consciousness) may seem unfair. I mean, some turtles live hundreds of years and theres a 2,000-year-old fungus in Oregon and we Baby Boomers lived life differently from their ancestors. Boomers sought more control over their lives. They are more independent of thought, less reliant on tradition and suspicious of authority. Ive a recommendation; a gift Boomers can give America: I call it the Boomer Gift of Death (B-GOD). There are approximately 75 million Baby Boomers, if 10 percent of Boomers made the gift of death to own their deaths as they lived their lives, to consciously plan ones demise billions upon billions of federal Medicare dollars could be wisely reallocated to programs cans. minutes too soon than to be a burden to my children or society. Phenobarbital cocktail. For many Boomers the question is not Where does it go rather, it is, How do I go? Consciously, intentionally and with dignity. Be good, B-GOD.Be Good, B-GOD 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.USLouis Roney Play On!Who are you? Do you really know? Are you just like all the other yous one ever meets? Is there anything really new and distinguished about you? You may look different, but inside you may be the same as everyone else. True individuality is almost impossible to establish these days. The best way for a store to sell an item is to be sure that everyone wants one. Only the truly courageous buy the things that no one else has. Who am I? Well, I know my own personal history and the name I answer to, but when you start delving into what ancestors are traceable, the road is soon a dead-end street. While living in Virginia for several years to improve my genealogy, I heard a great deal about families, about background, and in general, about who we are. Like every other person on the street, I know who I am, where I was born, and even knew a great-grandfather for a short period of time. People who are steeped too deeply in the long-gone pasts of their where the past melds into the unknown of long ago. They may be able to trace their forebears back several, even many generations on paper, but eventually they can go no further. Living in the today where we have the ability to think, to plan and to act, is our only chance to make our lives count. Those people, who lean inordinately upon their ancestry, must be reminded that the best part of them is underground. I dig who you are primarily from what you have done. I know Lindbergh only as May I suggest that the person about whom you honestly know the least, may be you, yourself? You may know your hat size, but do you know whats going on inside your head? Somewhere along the line they may have told you what your I.Q. is but do you keep trying in vain to acquire smarts that are out of reach? with yourself? Why are you looking in the mirror all the time? Why doesnt using the mirror while shaving or putting on makeup satisfy you? Do you really think that Dale Carnegies How To Win Friends on earth? (We should have sent a copy to Adolf Hitler and Admiral Tojo.) Maybe Dale helped us send the socially nicer them to shoot straight? Shrinks help us to look inside ourselves to get acquainted with who we really are. History books tell us who our ancestors were and who they managed to kill before they got killed. I, myself, became an opera singer and sang all kinds of different characters in different countries and languages. Cavaradossi in Tosca is a very nice noble gentleman, whereas the Duke in I often wondered what would have happened if after the curtain fell, I had wandered out of the theater and walked up the street still dressed as Otello or Romeo, or some other larger than life operatic personality. Would I have been locked up? Surely I would at least have But, after the curtain fell I always went back to my dressing room, took off my costumes and put on street clothes, and became my same old self. What a dull Who are you? About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) King Features Weekly ServiceSeptember 30, 2013 EDITORIAL CARTOONS

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Winter P ark / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 | P age 27 Sunday, October 6th: 332 Harris Avenue, Winter P ark FL 32789 2 BR | 2 BA | 1,392 SF | $272,000 Fantastic Winter P ark home featuring an open floor plan, large living area and huge den with its own entrance that could be utilized as a third bedroom. The kitchen offers a eat-in bar, oversized breakfast area, newer appliances and beautiful cabinetry with tile counters. The master suite has a full bath with large shower and access to the private backyard. Dine and shop within a mile of P ark Avenue! Hosted by: P amela Seibert from 2-5 PM 2221 Howard Drive, Winter P ark FL 32789 5 BR | 3 BA | 4,086 SF | $749,000 Beautiful home with fantastic features! Versatile three-way split bedroom floor plan offers an option for a sixth bedroom, den or game room. Home offers Mexican tile and wood floors, office, large family room with fireplace and a formal living room with soaring ceilings and skylights. Spacious kitchen has a breakfast bar. Outdoor living spaces include a sparkling screened pool with spacious deck and an additional covered patio showcasing serene Lake Forest views. Hosted by: Gwyn Clark from 2-4 PM 1350 Chatfield Place, Baldwin P ark FL 32814 3 BR | 3.5 BA | 2,092 SF | $359,000 Fantastic three story City Home in one of the most desirable areas of Baldwin P ark! This gorgeous end unit features an eat-in kitchen with granite counters, island and new appliances. Master suite offers a large walk-in closet and nice master bath with separate shower and tub. This special unit has a wonderful balcony with sitting area. W alk to Publix, shopping, restaurants, banks and more! Hosted by: Kelly L. Price from 2-5 PM 2161 Forrest Road, Winter P ark FL 32789 3 BR | 2 BA | 2,031 SF | $525,000 Located in a sought after neighborhood in Winter P ark 2031 sq.ft. this 3 bedroom 2 bath house has it all. New roof, new plumbing, new electrical panel and breaker box, new kitchen, new baseboards throughout, new carpet in bedrooms, many new windows. Just minutes to P ark Avenue, Baldwin P ark and downtown Orlando. Great schools, move in ready. Hosted by: Rhonda Chesmore from 2-5 PM SATURDAY 1-4 NEW LISTING! UPDA TED MAITLAND GROVES HOME 127 White Oak Circle, Maitland. 3BD/2.5BA, 3,077SF. Located one block from Lake Sybelia, this house boasts three bedrooms, an office a sun room and a bonus room perfect for a nursery, sitting room or office. Family room has vaulted ceilings and a wood burning fireplace. Nicely updated kitchen, fresh paint and refinished wood floors. $399,000 SATURDAY 2-5 NEW LISTING! SECLUDED EST A TE HOME 685 Mayo Avenue, Maitland. 5BD/4Full + 2Half BA, 3,974SF. Home located on 1.47 lush acres with office, bonus room and garage apartment. Open and spacious kitchen features granite, gas cook top, island and eat-in area. Downstairs master suite with walk-in closets and new master bath. Three car garage, large covered brick patio and open pool deck. $799,000 SUNDAY 12-3 NEW LISTING! IMPECCABL Y RENOVA TED CHARMER 1800 Mizell Avenue, Winter P ark. 3BD/2BA, 1,621SF. Features include lovely hardwood floors, brand new master suite with his and hers closets and new bathroom, new kitchen with granite and stainless appliances, and renovated guest bath. Fenced backyard, perfectly appointed landscaping, and recent upgrades including windows, HVAC, roof, electric and driveway pavers. $428,900 SUNDAY 1-4 NEW LISTING! QUAINT HOME ON BRICK STREET 1570 Grove T errace, Winter P ark. 3BD/2BA, 1,663SF. Excellent Winter P ark location. One car detached garage with workshop space. Y ard is low maintenance. High ceilings in living areas and master suite. T wo walk in closets and French doors in master suite that open out to back patio. Kitchen has granite counters, newer wood cabinets and a breakfast nook. W ood and ceramic tile throughout. $424,750 TRADITIONAL SP ACIOUS HOME 635 Dunblane Drive, Winter P ark. 3BD/2BA, 1,733SF. Open living and dining room spaces, fireplace, back porch and private backyard. Updated hardwood OBSERVEROpen Houses THEMARKE T PLA C E MindGym September 30, 2013 MindGym September 30, 2013 MindGymSeptember 30, 2013 MindGymSeptember 30, 2013 2839 Eastern P arkway, Winter P ark FL 32789 sold by Audra Wilks 325 W. Lake Faith Drive, Maitland FL 32751 sold by P adgett McCormick 3148 Heartleaf Place, Winter P ark FL 32792 sold by Julie Bombardo 2351 Randall Road, Winter P ark FL 32789 sold by P amela Ryan & Kelly L. 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Central Florida Senior A SUPPLEMENT OF THE WINTER PARK-MAITLAND OBSERVER AND SEMINOLE VOICE OCTOBER 2013Latarsha Chisholm could still remem ber the sterile hallways of the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital. Blank, white quiet avenues where United States lives. Residents ranging from ages 55 to 80 called these rooms home, while visits from family and friends dwindled with each passing year. Even the hospital staff seemed distant, only bringing food to bed-ridden residents. Chisholm had come to the hospital as an intern from the University of South Florida in 2004, milling through admis sions paperwork as part of her masters degree in social work. She had no idea When Chisholm wasnt working in the mental health clinic or the spinal cord injury unit, she was in the nursing home wings. Something seemed wrong there, she said. After seeing these former servicemen in isolation, Chisholm, now an assistant professor at the University of Central Florida, decided to dedicate her life to nursing home research, tracking down disparities found in their quite hall ways. Disparities that Chisholm now seeks to uncover. An article written by Chisholm pub lished in the June issue of Health Re search Services indicates a nationwide trend in nursing homes: a drop in the quality of care in correlation with the number African American residents. dent health data from more than 11,500 nursing homes, Chisholm found that more residents of color in nursing homes means a lower quality of care a trend that Chisholm attri performance and the surrounding com munities. What happens is unfortunately the nursing homes in minority communi ties are also affected by the resources in that community, which then effects the quality of care that they provide, Chisholm said. The recent study shows not only a drop in revenue in nursing homes with a large minority population, but a reduction in services offered to residents, including restorative walking and pressure ulcer prevention. Chisholm reasoned that most minorities rely on Medicaid to pay for longterm care near the end of their lives, and that the re imbursement rates that go back to the nursing homes dont fund enough of the treatment programs. The fact that many mi norities rely on Medicaid could possibly play a part in whether theyre admit ted to certain nursing homes, Chisholm said. I dont think its just them saying we dont want black residents, its probably more the fact that they dont want Medicaid residents, Ch isholm said. But unfor tunately you cant delink the two. geared toward African Americans began in Winter Park. The Gardens at DePugh Nursing Center started in 1956, giving elderly African Americans a place to go during the civil rights movement. Today the nursing home houses a variety of ethnicities, but the major ity, 50 to 60 percent, remains African American. Nursing home administrator Millie Sorger found the study interesting, but didnt see the trend occurring at any point during her 30-year career, despite 80 percent of her residents at the In nursing homes, an unspoken divideTIM FREED Central Florida Senior Please see DIVIDE on page 3 PHOTO BY TIM FREED CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIORNursing home residents like Mary Brown may experience lesser care if theyre in homes with larger minority populations, a Univer sity of Central Florida assistant professors research has shown. The reduced care may even be preventing some from walking again. T he Mayf lower has exceeded my expectations. Like The Mayf lower itself, Marion Lawrence has strong ties to both Winter Park and Rollins College. She lived for years in the heart of the city, and her late husband Samuel donated the land for what is now known as the Lawrence Center, which houses some of Rollins business and administrative off ices. The Mayf lowers connection to both town and gown is just one of many benef its that attract residents like Marion. Moving here was the smartest choice for me, she explains. I wanted to be taken care of, but not overwhelmed. Here, I have all the backup I need . and it feels wonderful to have left the headaches of home maintenance behind. The Mayf lower hasnt just lived up to my expectations; it has exceeded them!If your loved one needed long-term care, what would you do? Call today, and lets talk about it: 407.672.1620. 8 8 1 4 1 P R AD WPO 10/2013 Winter Pa rk's Distinctive R etir ement Community www.themayf lower .com 1620 Mayower Court Winter Park, FL 32792 PR E P A R ING FOR THE WHA TIF S IN LI F E [ a smart choice ] MAY 982 Lawrence Ad_WPO.indd 1 9/18/13 2:44 PM Professors research shows gap in careIts probably more the fact that they dont want Medicaid residents. assistant professor Latarsha Chisholm

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Page 2 October 2013 CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR The American Legion recently released its report on the status of Department of Veterans Affairs health care for women veterans. Members of the System Worth Saving Task Force visited 15 VA facilities in 12 states around the country. Its purpose was to learn what barriers keep women veterans from enrolling in VA health care, to understand the chal lenges women veterans face, and to make recommendations. The 2013 Task Force Report on Women Veterans Health Care focused on three points: 1) Women veterans dont identify themselves as veterans and dont know about their 2) VA medical centers dont use baseline enrollment and marketing/outreach programs to keep women veterans in the health system. Women make up 15 percent of active-duty service members, yet the num ber of women using VA health care is considerably smaller. 3) Models of care need to be assessed for effectiveness. For example: Women veterans dont receive mammogram results quickly; VA facilities dont all have inpatient or resi dential mental health programs for women; and the childcare pilot program is about to expire. Here are some results of the survey, both good and bad: appointments when childcare is available during appoint ment times. ans at risk for violent behav ior stay in-house, and therefore dont show up on the national records if a patient goes to a different facility. Patients often are required to go to other facilities for care, or even go out of state. The American Legion pro gram has been in operation for 10 years, visiting VA medi cal facilities to assess veter ans health care and offering recommendations to the VA, Congress and other government agencies. 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.More seniors are choosing the higher quality Medicare Advantage plans, according to a news release by Health and Human Services Depart ment. Now, for the fourth year, that number is expected to increase. The average monthly premium is expected to go up just $1.64, which will bring it to $32.60 a month, with more having access to a plan. Medicare Advantage plans often (but not always) include Part D prescription plans, as well as expanded health cover age that the original Medicare doesnt cover. The Part D prescription drug plan will be approximately $31 for the fourth year in a row. Open enrollment starts Oct. 15 and closes Dec. 7 for health and drug plans. Plans change from year to year, and so do individual needs. Take some time to research the plans to make sure you get what you need. If you need help picking out a plan, call 1-800-633-4227 for more information. Or you can go online and compare plans at cms.gov (click on Medicare) or at medicare. gov (click Sign Up/Change Plans). Remember: If you already have Medicare, you do not need to enroll in Obamacare. (Hang up on the scammers who call.) *** year? According to the Cen ters for Disease Control and start as early as October. There are differences in vaccines this year. There are trivalent vaccines with three vaccines, quadrivalent vaccines with four types and a high-dose trivalent for seniors age 65 and older. Ask your doctor which you should have. There wont be nearly as many doses of the quadrivalent vaccine available. The CDC website explains the differences in these vaccines, but doesnt explain why there are two types this year. Matilda Charles regrets that she cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incorporate them into her column whenever possible. Send emails to columnreply2@gmail.com. 2013 King Features Synd. Inc.V A health care unused by women vets Medicare Advantage soon enrolling again 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 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 For people who want to hear better. GRAND OPENING Join us in our newly opened HearUSA Hearing Center! 2013 HearUSA, All Rights Reserved. www.hearusa.com Call today for your FREE Hearing Check-up.Were excited to provide you with the highest quality hearing care and introduce revolutionary hearing aids designed to help you hear better! A LIFETIME OF BETTER HEARING! FIRST CLASS CARE WORLD CLASS TECHNOLOGY Full range of hearing aids for every need FREE demo of brand new hearing aid technology 100% quality guarantee on all products Call Toll Free: 855.802.55327512 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 90 Orlando, FL 32819(On Dr. Phillips Boulevard, near Steinmart and between Stefanos Grill and Kekes restaurant in the Dr. Phillips Marketplace.) 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Page 3 DePugh Nursing Center relying on Medicaid. I havent had that experience personally, and Ive had a number of buildings with very diverse communities, said Sorger. This building has a lot more African Americans than my other buildings, and yet I personally see better care here than in most, and its probably because of how unique we are. Were very supported by the Winter Park community. But Chisholm remains con proposed a number of different formance could be improved, including a pay-for-perfor mance model to reward nurs ing homes for better care and introducing more of a blend in racial composition in nursing homes to even out Medicaid reimbursement. performance may help solve some the disparities, Chisholm said it wouldnt solve every thing. What we found is that the little bit of the ethnic dispari ties, but most of the time it did not, Chisholm said. What that indicates is that there are performance that are occurring in these nursing homes. We need to see whats going on in these nursing homes that may be facilitating the differ ences in care. Professor Robert Weech-Maldonado of the University of Alabama in Bir mingham served as a mentor to Ch isholm while she pursued her Ph.D. at the University of Florida, and gave her guidance while she wrote her recent article. The trends that Chisholm found will only get worse with time, he said. issue is not going away, especially as the number of minorities in nurs ing homes is actu ally increasing over time, Weech-Maldonado said. Its an issue that will require increasing attention. The U.S. Census Bureau shows that the population of Americans older than age 65 will increase from 20 to 42 percent between 2010 and 2050. This combined with the American population becom ing more diverse shows that the trend will continue, Ch isholm said. Chisholm hopes to shed further light on the trend by working on more articles. An article on what causes segregation in nursing homes is now in the revision stage, and she plans to write another article focus ing on the quality of nursing homes housing primarily residents on Medicaid. The one thing we know is that were going to get old, Chisholm said. Its just how we plan to spend that time. Chisholm expects to submit her article on nursing home segregation by the end of this year, with a potential publica tion coming early next year. 877-618-5526 Fully Equipped Kitchen Carefree Granite Countertops Elevator Access Four Paws Friendly BRAND NEW APARTMENTS1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms from $685**Promotions, terms and conditions subject to change. Pricing displayed includes optional digital cable, reserved parking space, and washer/dryer connections. 55+ Senior Living INTRODUCING and GardenParkSeniorLiving.com UptownMaitland.comAvailable Mid-October Visit Us at: 365 Garden Edge Point Fern Park, FL 32730 Office Hours: Monday Friday 9 am 6 pm Saturday: 10 am 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm 5 pm ConcordRents.com PHOTO BY TIM FREED CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIORLatarsha Chisholm defends her research, which she hopes will help bridge a gap in nursing home care.DIVIDE | Local nursing home administrator refutes claims that largely minority homes receive lesser care CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE $10.00 OFF Initial Purchase $100 or more ORDER by phoneNo Store Visit required CANADIAN MEDS Save up to 80%on Prescription Drug Prices Advair Benicar Celebrex Cialis Crestor Cymbalta Flomax Levitra Lexapro Lipitor Nexium Spiriva Viagra Zetia *CALL for a FREE Quote *We Ship Anywhere in the U.S.A. *Locally owned & operated 352-633-3301 744 South US Hwy 441 Lady Lake, FL 32159

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Page 4 October 2013 CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR Maitland Senior CenterBelow is a listing of events hosted by the Maitland Senior Center in the month of October. The Maitland Senior Center is located at 345 S. Maitland Ave. in Maitland. We are open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Our schedule is subject to change without notice. For more information about these and any other events at the Maitland Senior Center, please call us at 407-539-6251 or visit itsmymaitland. com Please join us on Oct. 24 for our second annual health fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.! Check out new trends and speak with health care professionals, housing specialists, area service providers, Medicare advantage plan providers, home care providers, and hearing specialists. Admission and parking are free. And free health and hearing screenings will be offered. The Maitland Fire Department will also be offering u shots as well. Starting Oct. 8, join us for an eight-week balance class on T uesdays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. This class is free and open to any seniors age 60 or older. Please call the Maitland Senior Center to sign up if you are interested. Join Audrey every T uesday in October at 10:30 a.m. for line dance lessons. The class is 1.5 hours and perfect for all levels of dancers. Beginners always welcome! Cost of the class is $4 to the teacher. Join us every Monday and Friday in October at 1 p.m. to see your favorite movies! Check our calendar online to see what movies are showing in October. Join John every Monday, Thursday and Friday in October at 9 a.m. for Yoga. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring your own mat. Cost of the class is $2 to the teacher. Join us every Monday in October at 1 p.m. for our Conversational French group. Spend some time chatting with others and making new friends. Join Esther every T uesday in October at 9 a.m. for T ai Chi classes. Cost of the class is $10 per month to the teacher. Please wear a white shirt, black pants, and comfortable shoes. Join us every T uesday in October at 1 p.m. for our Conversational Spanish group. Spend some time chatting with others and making new friends. Must be uent in Spanish to participate. Join Sherre every Wednesday in October at 9:30 a.m. for Instructors Choice, a combo of mat and chair yoga thats great for all levels. Cost of the class is $5 to the teacher. Please bring a yoga mat. Join T y every Wednesday in October at 11 a.m. for Yoga Nidra, a sublime conscious sleep (meditation) class. Cost of the class is $5 to the teacher. Please bring a yoga mat, something to cover yourself with (if you tend to get cold), and a small pillow. Join Donna every Thursday in October at 11:30 a.m. for Chair Yoga. Cost of the class is a $2 donation to the teacher. Join Ann every Friday in October for Recorder classes at 12:30 p.m. Lessons are free! Please call the Senior Center at 407539-6251 for specics on this class. The Maitland Senior Center presents a program for elders on the second Friday of the month (Oct. 11 this month) that is staffed by counselors from S.H.I.N.E. (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders). The program provides free unbiased counseling about Medicare, Medigap, HMOs, Medicaid, prescriptions drug plans, and long term care. All counseling is rst-come-rst-served. Bring your list of medications or Rx bottles, insurance card and red, white and blue Medicare card. This city of Maitland Leisure Services program is a service presented in cooperation with the Senior Resource Alliance. For more information, call 1-800-96 ELDER (1-800-963-5337), email information@elderaffairs.org or visit FLORIDASHINE.orgCasselberry adult tness classesBack 2 Basics is a low-impact workout at noon on T uesday and Thursday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Its $49.99 a month for unlimited classes. Chair Yoga is at 10 a.m. every Monday and will get you moving again! The cost is $2 per class. Gentle/Restorative Yoga: For more information contact Alice Gomes at 609290-8195 or email alice@imagineyoga. net. Its 8:45 to 10 a.m. Sundays. Cost is $10 per class. Senior citizens discount is $5 per class. Yoga T echnique is 8:45 to 10 a.m. Satur day. Cost is $10 per class. Senior citizens discount $5 per class. Chairobics: For more information contact Claudia Laine at 407-718-9066. Its 11:05 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays. Calendar Savannah Court and Cove Excellence in Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation 1301 W. Maitland Blvd. Maitland, FL 32751407-645-3990www.SavannahCourtMaitland.comAssisted Living Facility License No. 8447 Skilled Nursing Facility License No. 1635096 Call us today, stop by for a visit, join us for lunch, or all of the above. You are always welcome!A Senior Living Community where Hospitality is a Way of Life. 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 discounts. Coupon has no cash value. 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

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Page 5 Cost: No charge. T ai Chi for Beginners is at 1 p.m. T uesday. For more information contact Eric Raboy at 407-731-9130. Cost is $5 per class or $20 per month. T ai Chi for Intermediates is 2 p.m. T uesday. For more information contact Eric Raboy at 407-731-9130. Cost is $5 per class or $20 per month. For more information on classes and registration contact Mario Algarin at 407-262-7700, ext. 1576, or malgarin@ casselberry.org or visit casselberry.org/ register.Winter Springs Senior CenterLearn ceramics from a talented group at ceramics class 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays at the Winter Springs Senior Center at 400 N. Edgemon Ave. in Winter Springs. Call 407-327-6556 for more information. Have fun and get moving at yoga classes at 10 a.m. every Friday morning. Chair yoga is also available, offering all the benets of traditional yoga. Bingo is Wednesday, Friday and the last Sunday of the month. Lunch is served at 11:45 a.m. followed by Bingo at 1 p.m. Theres no bingo prior to the last Sunday of the month. A bridge class meets at 10:30 a.m. every T uesday to help your game. CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS P AGE The American Cancer Society invests in groundbreaking breast cancer research and helps women in every community. In fact, one in two women newly diagnosed with breast cancer turns to us for everything from information about clinical trials to getting rides to treatments. Join the Orlando Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K fundraising walk. Together, we can create a world with less breast cancer and more birthdays. Sign up at MakingStridesWalk.org/OrlandoMetro Saturday, October 19 | Lake Eola | rfnrtbbb 13_Orange Appeal_9.25x11.125.indd 2 8/20/13 2:16 PM New Fall & Holiday Merchandise! Calendar 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! LOCAL NEWS. BIG IMPACT.Subscribe now to keep up with the latest news unfolding in your community.Get one year (52 issues) of the Winter ParkMaitland Observer for only $30 Plus, as a thank you for subscribing, youll receive a complimentary copy of the 2014 Winter Park-Maitland Observer Calendar in your December 5 issue! Bonus Offer Subscribe or renew before November 15 and youll get three more months of the Winter Park-Maitland Observer at no additional charge! A SPECIAL OFFER FOR NEW AND RETURNING SUBSCRIBERS Visit WPMObserver.com/Subscribe or call 407.563.7013 to order today! The American Kennel Club and the American Humane Association both recently honored dogs that are heroes in our community. The American Humane Association held a vote for Americas list of eight inspiring dogs such as Cassidy, who lost a leg after being hit by a car and now, with his owner, advocates for specialneeds dogs; and CWD Carlos, an explosive detection dog who served in Iraq and Afghanistan but was sadly neglected following his retirement only to be rescued and brought home. The AHA nominee with the most votes will be declared the organizations Hero Dog Ambassador for 2013. And the American Kennel with its Award for Canine Excellence (ACE). They include Bart, a former hunting dog whos now a companion dog for wounded veterans; Drago, a therapy dog called into action in Newtown, Conn.; Tuesday, an assistance action; and Jesse, a search-andafter an injury. ceive silver medallions, presented National Championship in Or lando this December. Theyll also receive $1,000 to be awarded to a charity of their (owners) choice. Tell me about your inspiring pet! Send your questions or comtransmit heartworm larvae to Hero dogs get names in lights PHOTO BY BRITTNI LARSON CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIORSenior line dancing is offered in Maitland.

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Page 8 October 2013 CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My question is about taking blood pressure readings. I am 87 years old, female, about 5-feet, 5-inches tall and weigh about 130 pounds. When I go for a checkup with my general practitioner, the nurse takes my blood pressure before I see the doctor. The cuff feels comfortable, and the reading is always in the normal range. I have had my blood pressure checked at other places (clinics, etc.) and usually the cuff that it hurts) and the reading is too tightly, could it cause a high reading? I.S. ANSWER: High blood pressure is one of the most common medical conditions, and correct treatment of blood pressure is essential in order to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. It is not uncommon for blood pressure to vary from day to day, or even during a single day, but the changes you describe suggest two possibilities. is right, and the other places are wrong, which is probably the most likely. Having blood pressure tested in a new place or by someone you dont know certainly can cause the reading to be elevated. Automated blood pressure cuffs in phar macies, etc., are sometimes right but often are wrong occasionally spectacularly. A very high pressure in the cuff, high enough to cause pain, can cause the blood pressure to go up, but not usually high enough to put people into the hypertensive range. Another possibility is that the nurse in your doctors high enough to get the correct too quickly. The wrong-size cuff can lead to large errors in blood pressure readings. While all of these are possible, a trained nurse who takes blood pressure readings every day is not likely to make errors consistently. You can ask your doctor to double-check the nurses reading. High blood pressure is one of the most common ailments for the general population. The booklet on it describes what it does and how its treated. Readers can order a copy by writing: Dr. Donohue No. 104W, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 328536475. 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: Have you ever heard of this? Fifteen minutes after taking a shower, I start itching, and the itch lasts about 20 minutes. It doesnt matter if I use hot or cold water. What is this? O.J. ANSWER: Im not sure. It might be aquagenic pruritus. Pruritus is the medical word for itchiness. Pretreatment with an antihistamine before showering can sometimes prevent the itching. Take it about an hour before you shower. Tiny hives also break out on the skin. They may be so tiny you cant see them, or they may be in places where you cant see them. I dont know if Im correct. Aquagenic pruritus is so rare that I never expected to hear anyone comby a dermatologist. 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 32853-6475. 2013 North America Synd. Inc. All Rights Reserved.Blood-pressure readings can vary Having blood pressure tested in a new place reading to be elevated. Automated blood pressure cuffs are sometimes right but often wrong. Dull Chest Pain Disturbs SleepDEAR DR. DONOHUE: Im in my 60s and never had a major illness. I take no medicines. During the past three months, I have been wakened from sleep with a dull pain in the center of my chest. My husband told me to take Mylanta. I did, and got instant relief. What do you think of this pain? V.P. ANSWER: Pain that wakens a per son from sleep must be taken seriously and ought to be reported to the family doctor. However, the response you got from taking Mylanta (an antacid) makes me think of GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease, more commonly known as heartburn. Stomach acid and digestive juices spurt into the esophagus, a structure not equipped to deal with them like the stomach can. If this nighttime pain of yours keeps coming back, put 6-inch blocks under the bedposts at the head of your bed to keep stomach juices in the stomach when you lie down. My first statement about nighttime pain has to be observed. You need to see the family doctor to be certain this is heartburn and not one of the many other serious possibilities. The booklet on coronary artery disease, another cause of chest pain, details its signs and symptoms. To obtain a copy, write: Dr. Donohue No. 101, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. Enclose a check or mon ey order (no cash) for $4.75 U.S./$6 Can. with the recipients printed name and address. Please allow four weeks for delivery. DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I had two cousins, sisters who died of pancreatic cancer less than a year apart. One was two years older than the other. They grew up and lived in the same Midwestern town. I am concerned about their other sister. Could the disease run in the fam ily? Their mother died of cancer at the age of 40, but we dont know what type of cancer. Anon. ANSWER: Two sisters dying of pancreatic cancer makes you sit up and take notice. If a brother, sister or parent had pancreatic cancer, the risk of another family member coming down with it increases by 18 times the risk for a person without such a family history. Pancreatic cancer most often appears between the ages of 65 and 84. Aging, smoking and chronic inflammation of the gland are other factors involved in its genesis. *** DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I am a very active 45-year-old female dance teacher with a surprising white blood count of 2,500. My weight and diet are excellent. I stay away from sugar. I do not feel sick. What can I take to raise my white blood count? S. ANSWER: Youre the second per son in the past three weeks who is concerned about a low white blood count. The normal count is 4,500 to 10,000. The chief role of white blood cells is to battle attacking viruses and bacteria. You have no symptoms from your lower-than-normal count. Your body defenses are in fine shape. Your count might be normal for you. It bears watching. Nothing you take can raise the count. In your case, it doesnt need to be raised. *** 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 32853-6475. 2013 North America Synd., Inc. All Rights Reserved Keep Your Cool This SummerNow that were fast approaching the hottest part of summer, its even more important to take steps to guard against becoming overheated. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a special report on seniors and the heat. It has suggestions that make sense especially since we seniors are slower to sense changes in temperature. That means we can become overheated before we realize it. Here are some suggestions: and dont wait until youre actually thirsty before having a drink. By then youre actually overdue for water. Call your doctors nurse to ask how much water you should be drinking, and make a chart to be sure you get as much as you should. It makes the house hotter. loose clothing. baths. of sugar. some cases, cooling stations might be opened in your area, such as in schools. Or call the health department and ask if there are air-condi tioned shelters near you. Libraries, movies and malls are good places to go during the heat of the day. and ask that they do the same for you. temperatures, they wont help in extremely hot weather, and only blow the hot air around. toms, such as nausea or vomiting, headaches or muscle cramps. Look for heavy sweating, clammy skin, weakness or fainting, which is heat exhaustion. Those are medical emer gencies. For more information, go online to www.cdc.gov/extremeheat/seniors. html and www.cdc.gov/extremeheat/ warning.html. Matilda Charles regrets that she can not personally answer reader ques tions, but will incorporate them into her column whenever possible. Send email to columnreply2@gmail.com. 2013 King Features Synd., Inc. 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Page 9 It contradicts the very concept of our nation: One in six Americans goes hungry some of the time thats one in six who is food insecure, the term used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forty-nine million in this land of plenty dont get enough to eat. Its even more shameful deprived of adequate meals. But even that is not the worst. That would be the hateful vote by Republicans in the House of Representatives to severely cut the federal program that allows those millions to get the nutrition they need. In their zeal to show scorn for the poor and any government program that might offer a helping hand, a majority of the GOP members in the House have decided to slash $4 billion a year from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, otherwise known as SNAP, and other wise known as food stamps. Thats 5 percent of a program that is literally a lifeline for those who are unable to meet the most basic of needs in our cruel economy. Fortunately, the White House has promised a veto, even if this got through a Democratmajority Senate, which it wont. The chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, Debbie Stabenow, calls it a monumental waste of time. What it is is a monumental example of nastiness. For those in the House, this was just a symbolic vote symbolic of heartlessness. It fails to measure up to the minimum standard of decency. Democrat Lloyd Doggett called it the Let Them Starve bill. President Barack Obama accuses the hard-liners of trying to mess with me. Theres little question about that. Not that Republicans will suffer any political damage. After all, the impoverished dont make campaign contributions. Thats left to the bloated special interests that want to expand their riches at the very same time the unfortunate are scraping for basic sustenance. Not only would this legislation sever millions of recipients starting next year, but it would treat many who remain with utter contempt, allowing states to require them to take drug tests. Its one thing if the zealots insist on trying to gut Obamacare with their equally futile votes to defund or delay health reform just as its ramping up. Thats just juvenile and self-destructive, since theyre ignoring warnings about how a government shutdown or forcing the nation into the humiliation of debt default would rain scorn on them. None of that is as low as cavalierly leaving Americans hungry. The next time you hear one of them talk about how the Republicans are trying to reduce government spending to make sure our children are not saddled with a crippling national debt, its fair to ask about a concern for the children today. What about that one in would be in real trouble were it not for the very programs they are trying to reduce just when the need is greatest. Our nation has a proud tradition of protecting the defenseless. But now, the GOP is dominated by harsh elements that would have us turn our backs on the most vulnerable and simply toss them aside. Thats beneath low. Our most vulnerable, starved of decency ADOHFam TJ091613 From our WellMed doctors, nurses and physician assistants to our medical assistants and technicians, we have the same focus: to give you absolutely the best, most attentive healthcare you have ever experienced. We invite you to tour our clinic and meet our family. Join us at our upcoming event or call to learn more about WellMed.At WellMed, we devote an entire healthcare team to care for you. From the rst time you call us, to the moment you walk through our clinic doors, youll feel the WellMed difference. Opening December 2013 WellMed at Longwood 260 Wekiva Springs Rd, Ste 1000 Longwood, FL 32779 407-865-5909 This is an advertisement. This event is for educational purposes only. A sales person will be present but no plan specic information will be shared. Please contact 855-935-5633 for additional details.Now accepting patients with Medicare and select Medicare Advantage PlansMeet with Dr. Carol A. Stewart-Francisco, M.D. Wed like to welcome you to our family.855-935-5633 (WellMed)www.WellMedHealthcare.com Moving Soon WellMed at Longwood 2735 W State Rd 434, Ste 1031 Longwood, Florida 32779 407-865-5909 AEP_DFSN(10.25x8)_9.24.13B_v3.indd 1 9/25/13 7:34 PM

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Page 10 October 2013 CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR Now Free one-year museum admission pass in MaitlandBet that caught your attention! The Art & History Museums Maitland now offers a free oneyear museum pass to residents of ums for the year from the date the pass is issued. To get your pass, bring proof of Maitland residence to the Maitland Art and enjoy the museums. The Art & History Museums Maitland include: The Maitland Art Center, the Maitland Historical Museum, the Telephone Museum, the Waterhouse Residence Museum, and the Carpentry or visit ArtandHistory.orgT onight through Oct. 9 Mamma Mia! The hit musical with songs by ABBA Seen by more than 50 million people around the world, Mamma Mia! is celebrating its 12th year on Broadway. The story woven around beloved hit tunes by ABBA is about a single mother who owns a small about to watch the daughter shes raised alone get married, but the wedding guests provide their own version of love and romance in this celebration of mothers and daughters, friends and family. Visit OrlandoBroadway.com or 6116. Oct. 4, 5 and 6 The Maitland Rotary Art F estival, Art Under the Stars Lily in Maitland, the Maitland its 37th season, features 150 artists vying for $26,000 in awards. ate a magical experience for arting Arts of Maitland provides live p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 5 The F estival of Bacon Bacon will have its own festidowntown Orlando. Attendees plus samples of bacon-inspired treats, prepared by 30-plus for the Best of Bacon award. The event includes live music, beer or visit festivalofbacon.comOct. 9 to Nov. 10 Dracula as presented by Shakespeare and Co. Long before True Blood, Dracula, the original Prince shadowy world of the undead. us to experience the celebrated gothic thriller in a one-man tour-de-force that uses Bram entries and newspaper clippings for an evening of bloody thrills. Draculas inventive theatricality Halloween night! Call 407-447Oct. 10 Singer Marc Broussard and Full Sail University release concert videoRecording artist Marc Broussard, in collaboration with that Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar Please see CUL TURE on next page FESTIVAL OF BACON This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater HEY BARTENDER Sun 1PM Cult Classics Only $5! ARACHNOPHOBIA Tue 9:30PM Held Over! IN A WORLD. Fri-Sun 3:45, 6:30, 9:15 Mon, Wed, Thu 6:30, 9:15 Tue 6:30 only Taste the Best in Local Cocktails! Eden Bars Elixir Mixer FREE Sat 2PM-4PM National Theatre Live THE AUDIENCE Back by Popular Demand! Sat 11AM

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Page 11 University will release Marc concert video, on Oct. 10. Coming on the heels of Broussards Broussards live performance Valentines Day 2013. With more than an hour of live recordings sards unique sound is described as Bayou Soul. Visit marcbroussard.com and fullsail.eduOct. 11 to 31 (Halloween) Phantasmagoria IV The fourth installment of what has become an annual Halloween celebration Phantasmagoria IV Hell Hath Risen will storm Oct. 11 to 31. With new stories and all-new large-scale puppetry interacting with live actors, dancers, and haunted storytelling, the theatrical pays homage to masters who dabbled in the original music by Tod Kimbro stallment presents us with a Halat redchairproject.comOct. 12 Orlando Philharmonic and the Orlando Gay ChorusOn Oct. 12 the Orlando Philharmonic will open its pops series with a concert titled An American Salute featuring the Orlando Gay Chorus and conductor Albert Schram. Were going to do some blues, some jazz, some American standard songs, and much patriotic music, says Maestro Schram. The program includes Amer ica the Beautiful, Battle Hymn of the Republic Overture. With perfor p.m., the Chorus changes hearts through music, serving as goodwill ambassadors on behalf of the LGBT community. The performances are set for the Bob Carr PAC. Call 407-770-0071 or visit orlandophil.orgOct. 12 F estival Singers of Florida to premiere new work of Requiem for the Living Presbyterian Church on Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. Called peaceful yet exciting, rhythmically strong yet completely comforting, the premiere at Carnegie Hall in 2014. Call 407-647-1467 or visit Oct. 13 to 19 Harrietts Park Avenue F ashion WeekReturning for its seventh greatest (and most stylish) phiand-greets, special sales and, of course, the big fashion runway at 6 p.m. and the show begins at CUL TURE | CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS P AGE BECOME A PATRON OF THE ARTS!Benets:$225 in art dollars to use at Festival Artist of your choice to receive a recognition ribbon Tickets to Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center Membership to Seminole Cultural Arts Council Free admission to the Improv Comedy Club Invitation to Meet the Artists party Two V.I.P. passes to art festival Festival Poster Listing as Patron And More! Get Information at www.WSFOTA.com/patrons Presented byOctober 19th and 20thOctober 19th and 20th 10am -5pmWinter Springs Town Centerwww.WSFOTA.org about how much money Let us help you! Call today!(407)-644-6646www.aSafeHarbor.com Member of Bob Adams President/CEO A SafeHarbor, LLC bob@asafeharbor.comS T OP Worryingyou have for retirement.Instead of being concerned with the value of your retirement account, you should be more concerned with the income that account provides. Income maintains your quality of life so you may live in retirement as you did when you were working. You need to have the income so you can travel, see your grandkids and live whatever retirement dreams you may have. If you would like to see how you can MAXIMIZE YOUR INCOME FOR LIFE call us today. There are options available that most Americans dont know about. Give us one hour to see if we can give you your lifetime. 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. PARK AVENUE FASHION WEEK PHANTASMAGORIA IV

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Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013Serving Winter Park, Maitland, Baldwin Park, College Park and Goldenrod50+ tax WPMOBSERVER.COM In just a few weeks the city of Orlando will roll out its new car-sharing program, providing on-demand vehicles for rent by the hour at multiple locations downtown. The no-cost contract for the program was awarded to the Hertz 24/7, a division of the Hertz rental car company. To start, a total of 12 vehicles will be available for a minimum rental time of one hour. Prices for the hourly rentals will start at $8 per hour for economy vehicles and will go up depending on the class of vehicle rented. Unlike traditional rentals that require the renter to be age 25 or older, these cars will be available to anyone older than 18, with a valid drivers license. Its about providing options for commuters, visitors, and residents, said Florida Department of Transportation representative Steve Olson. The city is excited to offer such a program to tie in with the arrival of SunRail. According to Florida Department of Transportation representative Jessica Keane, there will be a variety of vehicles offered including economy cars, mid-size SUVs, full size sedans and possibly even pickup trucks, perfect for an afternoon run to Ikea. The rental fee would include gas, insurance and parking in the designated spots where cars are checked out and returned. Taxes are not included. In order to rent a car for the com and have their drivers license validated at a staffed rental location. Once this one-time step is complete, renters will be issued a key fob, which they will use to access their rental. Whenever a car is needed, users simply book one through the website or through the Hertz app using a credit or debit card. rental is complete, the driver can head to the garage or lot where the car is located and, using the electronic key fob, they can unlock their designated vehicle and drive off; no other check in is required. Another difference from traditional car rental is that gas is included. If refueling is necessary during the rental period, drivers use the fuel card located in the cars glove box to refuel. Inside each car will also be an electronic screen that can be used to extend the rental and to end the rental upon return, so there is no need to worry. If more time is needed, simply use the panel PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER OO rlandos upcoming car sharing rental service has other cities interested in whether it could work alongside S S un R R ail and buses to ll transportation gaps for some residents. Winter PP ark interested in new car sharing biz AA LLISON OO LCSVAY OO bserver staff Please see CAR SHARE on page 2The city of Winter Park National Recreation and Parks Associations 2013 Gold Medal Award, an honor recognizing the best parks and recreation departments in the nation. The city applied for the concity made a bid for the award. Winter Park joins Doral, St. Charles, Ill. and Westerthe 25,001-50,000 population winners to be announced Oct. 8 in Houston. I feel like were a winner already to be in that kind of company nationally, said Mayor Ken Bradley. If we win the whole thing that will icing on the cake. Cities were assessed based upon their website and a series of submitted essays, which covered a variety of topics including unique programs the city offers, ways theyve promoted the environment and community challenges theyve taken on. Cities that showed the best combination of community involvement, long-term planning and environmental awareness and conservation moved on to The award is really about the commitment to excellence in parks and recreation, and meeting the criteria is a very said Lauren Hoffmann, senior public relations and communications manager for the National Recreation and Park Association. Its more than just heres a park, its really putting out the best effort forward to serve your community and really make a difference. Winter Parks recognition comes in the wake of several budget cuts the city faced over the recent economic slump. overall budget dropped by $5 million compared to the year before. But instead of cutting back, the city continued to fund parks, rebuilding Central Park and reopening it that same year. Our citizens, I think, have certainly appreciated the fact that weve invested in the parks times, Bradley said.Winter PP ark in the running for parks a wardCitys parks ranks among best in the nationTIM FREED OO bserver staffOut of the 102 car burglaries in Baldwin Park this year, 100 of them took place with no more force than a quick easy click of the door handle. Orlando Police Department records show that only two of the reported car burglaries in the area had any evidence of forced entry. All 100 other targeted cars were unlocked. That crime isnt inherent to yall, its inherent to a community that thinks theyre safe and doesnt lock their cars, Orlando Commissioner Robert Stuart told members of the Baldwin Park Neighborhood Watch at a meeting last Wednesday. Concerns about crime are back on Baldwin Park residents radar after a reported failed abduction of a jogging teenager took place in the community Sept. 22. OPDs detective James Gardner said that case is still under investigation, and that the department is looking into whether the suspicious person who tried to pull the teen into his truck bed could have been mentally handicapped. Outside of that incident, Stuart said police reports show calls for service are down to 2,600 this year compared to last. The 5-to-1 ratio of reports becoming active cases, Cpl. Kevlon Kirkpatrick said, is about normal for the area. Were not doing too bad over Baldwin PP ark walk-in crimes riseSARAH WILSON OO bserver staff Please see CRIMES on page 5 Please see PARKS on page 7

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PP age 2 | T T hursday, OO ct. 3, 2013 | W W inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 Volume 25, Issue 40 PHONE: 407-563-7000 FAX: 407-563-7099 WPM o O BSER v V ER.C o O MOrlando, FL 32835-5705PUBLISHERTracy Craft407.515.2605TCraft@TurnstileMediaGroup.com MANAG iI NG EDITORIsaac Babcock 407.563.7023IBabcock@TurnstileMediaGroup.comA ssoSSO C iI A teTE editorEDITOR Sarah Wilson 407.563.7026SWilson@TurnstileMediaGroup.comDESI GNGN ERTom Miller 407.563.7032TMiller@TurnstileMediaGroup.com stST AFF W ritersRITERS Brittni Larson Megan Stokes Tim Freed AA llison O O lcsvay Kristy Vickery CC OLU MNMN ISTSChris JepsonJepson@MediAmerica.usLouis RoneyLRoney@cfl.rr.comJosh GarrickJoshGarrick9@gmail.com AA DVERTISI NGNG S AA LESLinda Stern407.376.2434LStern@TurnstileMediaGroup.comL eE GA lL NotiNOTI C eE AdvertisiADVERTISI NG AA shley McBride 407.286.0807Legal@FLALegals.com subsSUBS C riptioRIPTIO N sS /C irIR C ulUL A tioTIO NLuana Baez 407.563.7013LBaez@TurnstileMediaGroup.com MeME M berBER oO F: Florida Press Association -Winter Park/Maitland/Goldenrod Chambers of CommerceWinter Park/Maitland Observer is published by Turnstile Media Group. Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Orlando, Fla., Turnstile Media Group is also the parent of Golfweek, Golfweek Custom Media, TurfNet, Professional Artist, Seminole Voice, Baldwin Park Living and Turnstile Connect.TU rR N stilSTIL E MED iI A G rR OU pPCC H AA IR MANMAN Rance CrainPRESIDE NN T/ CC EOFrancis XX FarrellV iI C eE P resideRESIDE N tsTS Patti Green & Jeff BabineauUSPS #00-6186 ISSN 1064-3613POSTMASTER: Send address changes to:Winter Park / Maitland Observer 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835 EE stablished in 1989 by Gerhard J. WW M M unster CAR SHARE | AA fter initial setup, cars are scheduled online then picked up easilyto extend the rental time. The cars are available for daily rental, but at a higher rate than traditional rentals. This is to encourage the car sharing aspect by having users limit their time to a couple of hours instead of using the vehicle for the entire day, said Keane. For now, drivers must return the vehicles to the location where they were picked up, but eventually this may change allowing drivers to pick up a car at one location and return it to another as the program grows. Downtown Orlando will serve as the pilot area for the program and, depending on its success and popularity, other cities will consider whether such a program could work in their community. Winter Park city leaders are already looking at their neighborcitys car-sharing program to add to their growing list of sustainability projects. Providing multi-modal forms of transportation is important to our city and we are continuing to talk to partners already involved in this type of program to deter munity, said Winter Park spokeswoman Clarissa Howard. With the upcoming completion of the SunRail line, adding on-demand vehicles could be a vital link for residents who arent quite ready to completely give up on cars. This is a win, win for everyone, said Olson. at no cost to the city or commuters and resiibility in their transportation options. C OO N TT INU EE D F RORO M fF RO nN T pP A GE rfnt rfntbbttnrrb OCTOBER 18th-20th DECEMBER 19th-22nd FEBRUARY 14th-16thrrr f MARCH 14th-16thAPRIL 11th-13thb rnnOCTOBER 19th DECEMBER 21st-23rdfrAPRIL 12th Untitled-7 1 9/11/13 4:19 PM PHOTO cC O uU RTESY O fF HERTZ RR enting one of the cars is as simple as swiping a fob and pressing a few buttons.

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PP age 4 | T T hursday, OO ct. 3, 2013 | W W inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver rfnrtbr trrtt Down 28-10 against South Carolina, the UCF Knights came thundering back on the gridiron. But as the clock struck zero, after an interception that changed everything, the Knights came up just short, falling 2825 to the No. 12-ranked SEC powerhouse. Now the Knights enter conference play seemingly facing a reprieve at Memphis at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 5 on ESPN3. The Tigers (12) have played the Knights nine times so far. The Knights have won eight. Now that theyre both in the American Athletic Conference, the Knights are hoping to keep the momentum going. For a team with high hopes, forgetting the Gamecocks seemed priority No. 1 just minutes after the game ended. Im looking to the next game, offensive lineman Torrian Wilson said. And the next game is Memphis. And on offense the Knights may have a Blake Bortles loose to pass for two careerhigh games this season, the Knights have scored an average of nearly 34 points per game against a tough early schedule. Memphis meanwhile has struggled on offense, putting up just 14 points against Duke, 15 in a loss to Middle Tennessee, and 31 against Arkansas Sate. But in that most recent game the Tigers may have hit their stride, putting up 505 yards on offense, with 329 on the ground. That may spell trouble for the Knights, who saw just what happened when the South Carolina Gamecocks switched from a shotgun offense in the that pounded the ball up the middle in the second half. After defense couldnt handle the versatile rushing attack of Mike Davis, allowing 167 net yards on the ground, and three of the Gamecocks four touchdowns. Memphis Marquis Warford rushed for 173 yards on 11 car ries in his last game, and Brandon Hayes gained 114 yards. The last time the Knights faced the Tigers, despite a 35-17 thrashing doled out by the Knights, the Tigers outrushed them 240 yards to 229. They were nearly even on passing yards, with the Knights amassing 122 to Memphis 121. But that was before Bortles began showing off his full potential. Already with a 300-plus yard game this season, he lit up for 358 yards and two touchdowns, though UCUC F heads to MM emphis II SAAC BB ABCOCK OO bserver staff Please see KK NIGHTS on next page PP HOTO BY ISAAC bB A bB COC kK THE OBSER vV ERBlake Bortles threw for 358 yards against SS outh CC arolina, but it wasnt enough for a win. S S aturday the Knights head to M M emphis. Presented by: Supported by: Featuring Remembering the Fallen in Central Florida USAF (Retired) & Board Member Come for a morning of coffee and conversation. Meet and greet with members of the Central Florida Veterans Memorial Park Foundation. Learn how their project at Lake Nona will honor 1,100 Central Florida veterans. Friday, October 11, 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.

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WW inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver | T T hursday, OO ct. 3, 2013 | PP age 5he threw an uncharacteristic two interceptions in the contest. Picks particularly marred the Knights showdown against the Gamecocks, with an attempt at a Wild interception near their own red zone. That became a Gamecocks touchdown just a few plays later, giving them a lead they would never relinquish. Turnovers cost us the game, Bortles said. The Knights will face a tougher passing attack with the Tigers than last year, though likely not what they saw in South Carolinas Dylan Thompson, who replaced injured Connor Shaw and lit up the Knights for 261 yards. Memphis head passer Paxton Lynch threw for 176 yards and a touchdown Sept. 21 against Ar kansas State. He spread the passes around to six receivers with double-digit yardage. For the Knights, theyll be hoping to learn from mistakes against South Carolina, and move back into the win column. You learn from mistakes and try not to do the same thing twice, Bortles said. rf r f n fnnt bntb t n n ffnrfnr FEATURING ...... AND MUCH MORE! 250 North Orlando Ave. Winter Park, FL 32789407.677.9777 A Premier Flooring Source kK NIGHTS | Face first AAC AAC game ever C OO N TT INU EE D F RORO M pP REV iI O uU S pP A GECRIMES | here, said Cpt. Isaiah White, who heads up OPD patrols for north Orlando. Reports show that in Baldwin Park, burglaries are down, while the number for reported car bur glaries are up. Both those numbers, Kirkpatrick said, could drop if residents always remembered to lock their homes and cars, not leaving anything of value visible from the outside. A lot of residential burglar ies around here arent break-ins, theyre walk-ins, Kirkpatrick said. White said when word gets out doors are going unlocked crime can increase, When youre hunting, you go where the prey is. In addition to taking care by locking their own doors, Commissioner Stuart said the best way for Baldwin Parkers to be good neighbors is to call the police anytime they see a suspicious person or activity. C OO N TT INU EE D F RORO M fF RO nN T pP A GE Five straight wins for the Winter Park Wildcats have put them on a roll on their way into the thick of district play on the gridiron. The Wildcats outlasted Boone (0-5) in a 43-36 slugfest Sept. 27 though one of their toughest. The Wildcats seemingly had the game in the bag when they entered halftime with a 29-14 lead, but the Braves kept coming back in the second half, with a crucial drive marching down the Braves lost the ball on an interception in what could have been the winning drive of the game, ending their shot at a comeback. Already with a district win under their belts, the Wildcats will dive into district play for the next three games, traveling to Timber Creek for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff Friday. The Wolves are 3-1 this season including a 46-35 win when they outlasted an Olympia team thats only 1-4 so far. EE dgewaterIn what may be the most frustrating streak in team history, the Edgewater Eagles fell 34-31 to straight loss, all of which came by a touchdown or less. Even worse, a district win against Leesburg this Friday. The Yellowjackets are 4-1 on the season after obliterating West Port 63-0. The game kicks off at Edgewater at 7 p.m. Wildcats win fth straight II SAAC BB ABCOCK OO bserver staff

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PP age 6 | T T hursday, OO ct. 3, 2013 | W W inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserverBeginning Oct. 1 the Maitland Fire Department will begin to ofthe public to get vaccinated early this season. This year Maitland will offer the new Quadrivalent vaccine which protects against four strains of seasonal viruses for better protection compared to the Trivalent three-strain vaccine. While it is important for everyespecially important for people in the following groups to ensure they are protected: of developing serious complicamedical conditions including asthma, diabetes and chronic lung disease. and seniors 65 and older. for others who are at high risk of developing serious complications. than 6 months old. pendence Lane (behind City Hall) at the intersection of Maitland and Packwood avenues any day of the also be administering vaccines on Sundays at the Farmers Mar ket from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. located at Lake Lily. For groups of 15 or more who are located in Maitland, arrangements can be made to surances and Medicare Part B are accepted at no charge. For those without insurance the cost is $30 for the new Quadrivalent or $25 more information, please contact Fire Administration at 407-5396229 or MFD@itsmymaitland.comLt. BB randon Lawrence MM aitland Fire Department Maitland City Talk bB Y HH O wW ARD S S CHIE f F ERDEC k K ER MAYOR MM aitland Fire DD ept. offers u shots FUNDRAISER Fish Fry For the Church of the Good Shepherd Outreach Ministry DATE:Friday, October 11, 2013WHERE: Church of the Good Shepherd 331 Lake Avenue, Maitland Florida, 32751 407 644 5350 TIME: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm PLACE: Parish Hall (follow signs for addl parking) KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland Listed in Intellectual Property Today as: 22ND in the nation for trademarks issued Top 100 in the nation for patents issued Protect your new brainstorm with the brain trust of an Intellectual Property law rm. Contact ADDM&G today for further information. www.addmg.com Necessity is often the Mother of InventionGRAY MATTER MATTERS Jacksonville 9043987000 | Orlando 4078412330 | Melbourne 3216228651 Miami 3053748303 | Tampa 8136394222* | Winter Springs 4077965064

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WW inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver | T T hursday, OO ct. 3, 2013 | PP age 7 WINTER PARK VILLAGE HOUSES WANTED!!! Get a FREE No Obliga on CASH O er On Your House Within 24 Hours! (855) 755-1818 www.Circle18Homes.com CASH $$$ QUICK CLOSE ANY PRICE RANGE ANY CONDITION ANY SITUATION Business Briefs PP ublix helps kids PP ublix SS uper MM arkets customers and associates again showed their support for local sick and injured kids treated at UU F HH ealth S S hands CC hildrens H H ospital and Arnold P P almer M M edical C C enter during the annual C C hildrens M M iracle N N etwork H H ospitals in-store fundraiser. TT his years campaign raised $273,058, a record amount and a 16 percent increase over 2012. Funds generated from the summer campaign will help purchase patient care equipment, fund research, provide diver sionary activities, and support educational and advocacy programs for childrens health. Greater O O rlando C C hildrens M M iracle NN etwork H H ospitals makes it possible for these hospitals to maintain and upgrade their pediatric programs so they can continue to provide young patients with the most advanced medical treatment available. CC ommunity Bulletin AA rtists in action TT he Art & HH istory MM useums M M aitland (A& H H ) proudly announces its 2013-2014 ArtistsI I n-Action artists, D D awn R R osendahl, R R obert R R oss, T T rent T T omengo, C C amilo Velsquez and C C hris Ware. T T he program provides non-residential studio space to established or emerging artists for the professional practice and research of ne art.Big woman on campus WW inter PP ark resident and former UCUC F head womans soccer coach A A manda C C romwell was named the head womens soccer coach at the U U niversity of C C alifornia Los Angeles in June and started her rst season with them at the end of August. TT he B B ruins were the C C oaches P P reseason PP oll pick as N N o. 1 P P ac-10 destined to win the conference. The signs are a-changin in Maitland, as city boards start citys sign code in decades this week. The Planning and Zoning Commission will meet Thursday, Oct. 3 to work out ordinance language and hear from the public about what signs should and shouldnt be allowed in the city. Drafting wording for a charter amendment to ban billboards is also on the docket, which once drafted will give citizens who publicly blasted the boards ear lier this year a chance to get rid of them for good with a vote in the next election. Community Development Director Dick Wells said after months of work between the city attorney and staff, the new sign code is ready for scrutiny from the city boards before it comes to Council later this year. Its never easy to draft a sign ordinance, Wells said. Legal issues become very important. You have to do it right. Wells said the biggest change to the code is updating language to make it content-neutral allowing pursuance of freedom of speech, while still keeping a handle on how and where signs are used. Billboard talks returnSARAH WILSON OO bserver staffWinter Park constructed a 38,000-square-foot community center during the downturn as well, giving residents a new locaParks and Recreation Director John Holland realized the crucial role the department serves. Most memories that people have of growing up are from parks being on teams, playing in the park, playgrounds, Holland said. Its the foundation of the community. If youve got a good parks and recreation program, youre way ahead.PAR kK S | C OO N TT INU EE D F RORO M fF RO nN T pP A GE

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PP age 8 | T T hursday, OO ct. 3, 2013 | W W inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver WW inter P P ark / M M aitland O O bserver | T T hursday, OO ct. 3, 2013 | PP age 8 Winter Park City Talk bB Y RR ANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER TT est the Waters Fishing TT ournamentThe Parks & Recreation Department of the city of Winter Park and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission present their annual Test the Waters Fishing Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 7 to 11 a.m., at Mar tin Luther King Jr. Park located at 455 S. Denning Drive. Children of all ages are invited to participate provided for all participants. The citys Parks & Recreation Department also guarantees that everymore information, please call 407599-3203. NN ational Wate RR euse PP roject of the Y Y ear A A wardThe WateReuse Association has awarded the city of Winter Park the WateReuse Project of the Year Award for its Winter Park Estates Wastewater Treatment Facility. This award recognizes projects whose contributions to the community continue to advance the water reuse industry. The Winter Park Estates facility was selected among 21 entries based upon demonstration of continued dedication to the water reuse community. The high-quality reclaimed water that is produced at the Winter Park Estates facility is used for irrigation at two golf courses, a ballpark and cemetery. The facility is currently under plans for expansion to provide reclaimed water for home irrigation. The city of Winter Park is committed to running the Winter Park Estates facility to the highest level of operation with no reported per mit exceedances. Excess wastewater is diverted to the city of Orlandos Iron Bridge Treatment Facility. This process makes the best use of available local supply and demand for reclaimed water and provides Winter Park with savings on their potable water supply. For more information regarding the WateReuse Association, please visit watereuse.org AA merica in Bloom 2013 NN ational A A wardThe city of Winter Park has received the America in Bloom 2013 National Award from the America in Bloom organization. Winter Park earned a four-bloom rating to become the overall winner in the 25,001 30,000 population category. In addition, the city received two special awards for Best Arbor Day Celebration and Most Effective Water Management Program. Winter Park was judged on six criteria including overall impression, environmental awareness, heritage, urban forestry, landfour sectors: municipal, residential, commercial and community involvement. Other competitors were Kent, Ohio; Wake Forest, N.C.; and West Chicago. For more information regarding America in Bloom, please visit americainbloom.org PP ark A A venue c losed to through trafc Park Avenue will be closed England and Canton avenues from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the 40th annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival, which runs Satur day, Oct. 12, through Sunday, Oct. 13. Morse Boulevard will also be closed between New York and Park avenues. Please make note of these road closures prior to traveling around downtown Winter Park on October 12-13. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and continued support of Winter Park events. CC offee TT alk featuring CC ommissioner C C arolyn CC ooperIf you have a latt beans to grind or you simply want to espresso your thoughts, CoffeeTalk may be the cup for you. Please join an informal conversation with Commissioner Carolyn Cooper Thursday, Oct. 17, from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Winter Park Welcome Center located at 151 W. Lyman Ave. CoffeeTalk gives the community an opportunity to sit down and talk with the Commissioner over a cup of coffee and chat about any city issues that are of interest to them. Special thanks to Palmanos Cafe, Coffee & Wine Bar for donating the coffee for this special series. For more information, please call 407-599-3428. PP umpkins & MM unchkins in SS hady P P arkThe Parks & Recreation Department of the city of Winter Park will present Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady Park on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Shady Park, adjacent to the Winter Park Community Center at 721 W. New England Ave. Munchkins of all ages are invited to attend this free familyties will include games, bounce houses, a costume contest, Trickor-Treat Trail and safe Halloween fun for everyone. If inclement weather tries to dampen the evening, the event will be moved into the Community Center. For more information regarding Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady Park, please call 407-5993275. at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and watch us on Vimeo.Fall fun abounds Sponsored by The Jewish PavilionIN MEMORY OF NANCYE KOBRIN LYNN STEINMETZ Register to Walk & Receive a T-Shirt Minimum Donation $15 Footprints on the Path $50 each or 3 for $100. Honor a loved one.Become a Sponsor or Vendor Sign up early for the best locations!Proceeds enhance the lives of our elders. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2013 AT 9:30 AMFall Festival & Walkat Cranes Roost Park-Altamonte SpringsJoin the Fun! Free Bagel Breakfast & EntertainmentW A L K I N H O N O R O F T H O S E W H O W A L K E D B E F O R E U S Call Nancy Ludin 407-678-9363 nancyludin@jewishpavilion.org or visit www.jewishpavilion.org to Walk or Donate Its a Gym for Your Dog! 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WW inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver | T T hursday, OO ct. 3, 2013 | PP age 9Lifestyles E X Q U I S I T E & E X T R A O R D I N A R Y R E S I D E N C E 5 B E D 4 1 / 2 B A T H 407 697 M A I T L A N D 3 6 3 9 S Q F T C U S T O M H O M E College admissions for many students its a daily thought. Its talked about with friends in class, discussed with parents over dinner, picking schools, writing essays. And its stressful. It keeps hitting you again, said Shanay Thakkar, a Winter Park High School International Baccalaureate Program senior. These are the decisions that can alter the rest of your life. Statistics show that there are more and more high school graduates and students applying to college. According to the most recent study from the National Association for College Admission Counseling, between 2010 and 2011 the percentage of students applying to at least three colleges rose from 77 percent to 79 percent, up from 67 percent in 2000. On top of the pressures involved in college admissions, there are all the questions of how do so successfully. Two young entrepreneurs say they have the answer in their online-based business College Creed, which they launched last October. College Creed was started as a way to help mostly already well-prepared high school students polish their college admissions essays through one-on-one, sentence-bysentence guidance from co-founders and 2011 Winter Park High School valedictorians Will Yang and Andrew Kolarich. Peer-to-peer learning is incredibly effective, Yang said. Weve been there and we have something to share with you. The 20-year-olds found their own success during the college admissions process Yang attends Northwestern University and received multiple scholarships, and Kolarich is at the University of Florida, recently admitted to the schools medical program. But it wasnt without many of their own moments of fretful confusion. They wanted to take what they learned and pass that on to other confused high school students. They saw success through essay guidance and mentoring, with their students getting into top colleges, such as Duke, Columbia and Northwestern. But they felt a need to reach farther, and decided to do that through helping students with application. This summer they released a web video course, which currently has 43 lectures teachYY oung business simplies the path to college BB RITTNI LL ARSON OO bserver staffStudent entrepreneurs create web solution to help get into schools Please see COLLEGE on page 12 $35Tickets Order tickets at the door$40F OR TICKE TS AND INF ORMA TION, VISIT OR CALL: winterparkannual.com | fac ebook.com/ winterparkannual | 321-396-7790 PP HOTO BY SARAH wW I lL SON THE OBSER vV ERWill YY ang partnerted with fellow v aledictorian A A ndrew Kolarich to create a web video series and internet forums for sharing tips and tricks for getting into the right colleges.

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WW inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver | T T hursday, OO ct. 3, 2013 | PP age 11 BeWellWithin r rfntbWe offer Full-Day Infant Care and Childcare Year-Round, Preschool Classes, Summer Camp, and much more! rfntbrn n n CC alendar OCTOCT 3 Florida HH ospital HH ospice CC are is looking for volunteers to provide support in the care of patients and their families. TT o learn more, attend H H ospice 101, a prospective volunteer orientation, on TT hursday, O O ct. 3, at 1 p.m. at the Florida H H ospital H H ospice C C are ofce, located inside the P P rogressive II nsurance B B uilding at 901 N N Lake Destiny RR oad, SS uite 400, MM aitland. RR eservations are required and can be made by calling 800-404-1133, ext. 4761. OCTOCT 5 TT he CC enter for II ndependent Living is seeking volunteers and donations for its annual SS troll n R R oll fundraiser on S S aturday, O O ct. 5 at H H arbor P P ark a t Lake B B aldwin. O O pen to those with and without disabilities, the event promotes diversity and inclusion by giving participants a chance to navigate the world in a wheelchair. For more information, visit snr2013.kintera. org, call 407-623-1070, ext. 127, or email jcappiello@cilorlando.org Jack in the P P ark charity poker tournament is from 7 to 11 p.m. on S S aturday, OO ct. 5 at the R R achel D. M M urrah C C ivic C C enter at 1050 WW M M orse B B lvd. in WW inter PP ark. Visit bit.ly/1eXbD R R f for more information. Asbury U U nited M M ethodist CC hurch of M M aitland will be having its annual craft and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on S S atur day, O O ct. 5 at 220 WW H H oratio Ave. in M M aitland. Visit asburyumc.com or call 407644-5222 for more information. TT he Festival of Bacon takes over O O rlando from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on SS aturday, OO ct. 5 at 2911 E E R R obinson S S t. with 30,000 samples of bacon, bacon games, face painting and more. Visit festivalofbacon. com for more information. OCTOCT 6 TT he CC entral Florida Watercolor S S ociety will meet at 1:30 p.m. O O ct. 6 at First PP resbyterian C C hurch of M M aitland, 341 N N OO rlando Ave. TT he meeting will feature a demo by the founder of our group, the talented Ken Austin, who will present a taste of his upcoming workshop, TT hings MM y MM other NN ever T T old MM e About W W a tercolor. TT he workshop is O O ct. 7-9 at WW ebster U U niversity, S S anlando C C enter in Longwood. For details, go to centraloridawatercolor.org OCTOCT 3 CC ome see the WW inter P P ark H H igh S S chool Drama Department in its production of T T he I I maginary I I nvalid by M M oliere. Laugh along with a crotchety hypochondriac and his wacky cohorts in this French neo-classic comedy. I I t will leave your sides, spleen, and liver in stitches; with clysters and physic to patch it up! TT he show will play O O ct. 3-5 at 7 p.m. at the WW inter P P ark N N inth Grade C C enter Auditorium. A special matinee performance will take place on OO ct. 5 at 2 p.m. Admission is $10 at the door. OCTOCT 4Get ready for art under the stars at the 37th annual M M aitland R R otary A A rt Festival this weekend. Artists will be competing for $26,000 in awards and selling their art to visitors. II ts from 6 to10 p.m. on Friday, OO ct. 4; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on SS aturday, O O ct. 5; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on SS unday, O O ct. 6, surrounding Lake Lily in MM aitland. Visit maitlandrotaryartfestival. com for more information. TT he all-new S S esame S S treet Live C C ant SS top S S inging is at the UC UC Fs C C F E E Arena from Friday, O O ct. 4, through S S unday, O O ct. 6. TT ickets for all ve performances are on sale no w. For more information visit sesamestreetlive.com OCTOCT 5 II ts OO ktoberfest! For all you devotees of OO ompa-pa bands, G G erman beer, Bavar ian style food, lively crowds and C C hicken dancing, do we have the fest for you! I I f you are looking for authenticity, this is the place to come. Join us in our B B iergar ten where you will nd fabulous German food, plenty of WW arsteiner B B eer on tap, schunkeling, toasting to E E in P P rosit and live musical entertainment all day long, which when combined brings out the best in fest camaraderie. I I ts from 2 to 11 p.m. on S S aturday, O O ct. 5 and 26, at the German American SS ociety of CC entral Florida, 381 OO range Lane in CC asselberry. E E ntrance donation is only $5. C C all 407-834-0574 for more information. FAMILY CALENDAR Enjoy savings up to at your favorite Park Avenue merchants!

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PP age 12 | T T hursday, OO ct. 3, 2013 | W W inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bservering students how to master their story during the essay and short answer portions of the application. More than 900 people have listened as an approachable Yang gives advice and uses examples from his own personal college journey, and its the most popular one online dedicated to the subject. Its also the most reliable and easiest to navigate, said Teddy Jungreis, a Winter Park High School International Baccalaureate Program senior and campus ambassador for College Creed. It takes away some of the stress involved. Now with College Creed, all the information is in one place, from students who have gone through it, he said. College Creed is trying to reach out to as many students as possible, especially those who cant afford to hire private college consultants to help with the process which can cost upwards of $400 an hour. They also target students who dont get enough time with their school counselors to answer all their admissions questions. Yang said high school students spend an average of only 38 minutes talking with their counselors about admissions, which isnt nearly enough time. They currently charge just $39 for their course, which can be accessed anywhere, as many times as a student needs it. We saw our peers not getting the attention they deserved, Yang said. College admissions are by far the most competitive that theyve ever been, Kolarich said. Were trying to equalize the college dont have the resources to get to the next level. To expand their reach, theyve begun partnering with high schools, offering their course at a discounted rate for all the schools seniors to have access to the web videos. Yang and Kolarich want to also target underserved schools, where most students dont even have the opportunity to consider college as an option. They have a hard time setting up that college culture, even with the highest achieving students, Kolarich said. Their course price makes a successful college application process a possibility. Weve always kept this mission in mind, to level the playing ibly rewarding to help students achieve what they never thought was possible. In the future, the team hopes to keep adapting to their students needs every time a question is asked frequently they add another lecture to cover the subject and expanding their scope through school partnerships. Both busy college students, Yang an economics major and Kolarich a future doctor, they aim to continually work on their business by possibly adding more young college students as mentors. Because what makes them unique, Yang said, is the peer aspect of their business. Whatever they do, Yang and Kolarich want their students to submit a no regrets application, and to learn a little about life from the admissions process, and not just about submitting a form by its deadline. Its more about the journey, Yang said. C OO N TT INU EE D F RORO M pP A GE 9 PP HOTO BY SARAH wW I lL SON THE OBSER vV ER TT he CC ollege CC reed program is meant to reach college prospects who cant afford expensive college application consultants. CO llLL EGE | Both founders of the web company were Winter PP ark H H igh S S chool valedictorians the same year D reams are the picture making power of your imagination. ey are the stu of which Life, Hope, Love, Fun, Accomplishment, Excellence and Purpose are made. All great things are born there. Respect and nurture your dreams believe in them and bring them to the sunshine and the light. Believe in the dreams and desires God has placed in your heart. Do not apologize for them. Do everything you can to make them a reality and your purpose.Peace is much less a condition than a state of mind. Anxiety and tension can rule the day even when the circumstances of my life would indicate that all should be well with me. I can walk in sunshine and see only the shadows. I can be surrounded by those I love and be consumed with fear of losing them. I can accomplish a great task and still wonder why I did not do better. Peace, in the ultimate meaning of the word, is not the absence of conict. It is not the accumulation of wealth, or comfort and ease, or a state of happiness. Peace is that sense down deep inside that says no matter what happens, all is well with my soul and my purpose. V D Riches Stored in Secret Places Imagination is the Preview of Lifes Coming Attractions. Larry Eisenberg October 2013A I W M SOurLifeTodayCelebrating Life, Faith, Family and the Power of Hope Please share your thoughts with us OurLifeToday.Org Our_LifeToday

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WW inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver | T T hursday, OO ct. 3, 2013 | PP age 13 Autumn Art FestivalWinter Park40th Annual italiokitchen.com rfntrbr 276 South Orlando Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789Italio is a modern Italian kitchen created with freshness in mind. Every meal is completely customizable and handcrafted in our open kitchen with only the finest and freshest ingredients. We believe in fast, flavorful meals. And we believe great food shouldnt break the bank.Winter Park WITH PURCHASE OF AN ENTREE Coupon is required. Coupon cannot be combined with any other offer. One coupon per person, per visit. FREE CALAMARIExpires: 10/10/2013 | Code: WPMO5 Residents driving too fast down Fairbanks Avenue might miss it: the light red awning that reads Millers Hardware near Park Avenue. But for many locals, its a home away from home. Customers who make their way inside are immediately hit with the smells of wood, paint and fertilizer. A network of winding supplies and gardening equipment lead the way for local do-ityourselfers to complete whatever task set before them. A slew of photographs hang from the pegboard walls outside ily portraits some in black-andwhite and others in color captured over several generations. Its a store with deep roots in Winter Park, and its still alive and well after 68 years. The Winter Park City Commission recognized Millers Hardware on Sept. 23 with the economic development boards 2013 Third Quarter Business Recognition Award a testament to the stores role in serving the local community. The store remains Winter Parks oldest family-run business, according to a statistic from the Winter Park Public Library. I think its an honor, said Owner Steve Miller. Im glad to be recognized by the City Commission. Millers Hardware got its start as a paint store back in 1945, back when trees lined the quiet twolane road that was Fairbanks Avenue. Millers grandfather Robert Miller opened the store when he came to Winter Park following the Great Depression, looking to create a business that was recession proof. Miller is pretty sure he succeeded, as the hardware store still brings in faithful regulars decades later. We have second generation and even third generation people shopping here, Miller said. Somebody will say Yeah, I remember my dad coming in here shopping. The Miller family goes back four generations in the hardware store. Millers father, Bob Miller, took over the store in 1962 after Robert passed away. Today Steve runs the store, with help of his sons Clay and Stevie. Somebody comes in and theyve known my father for 30 or 40 years, they know my grandparents and they know me and theyve been shopping here all along, Clay said. Its just really nice to bring a relationship full circle like that. The store still sits in its original location, expanding from the original 800-square-foot space to 17,000 square feet. Millers Hardware now goes places and housewares and hardBut Miller stressed that the stores deep ties with its community havent changed a bit. Complete strangers quickly become close friends, sharing conversalearning the inventory of the store. The world has become so impersonal and were a very personal business, Miller said. I think were very much tied to the community and part of it. That brings joy to me. Miller remembers serving his community when it needed him most. In 2004, Hurricane Charley ravaged Central Florida in an instant, leveling homes and knocking down trees. Many Winter Park residents lived without power, and came to Millers Hardware to buy electric generators. Miller already had a large supAA fter 68 years, MM illers is still all in the familyTIM FREED OO bserver staff COME JOIN US FOR THE FOR INFORMATION, SPONSORSHIP & REGISTRATION:http://stmargaretmary.org/PumpkinRun.html TH ANNUAL 4 ORGANIZED BY: ST. MARGARET MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH ST. STEPHEN CATHOLIC COMMUNITY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2013 HEL D IN MEAD GARDENS WINTER PARKand and Peace, and friends in RACE STARTS:7:30 AMREGISTRATION STARTS 6:30 AM ADUL TS: STUDENTS(10-18): CHIL DREN FREEWITH ADUL T RUNNERFAMIL Y: E ARLY B IRD S PECIAL PUMPKIN RUN PUMPKIN RUN H AITI BENEFIT TH ANNUAL H AITI BENEFIT A Family-Friendly 5K Fun-Run for All Ages and Abilities. Winter Park hardware store wins accolades as citys oldest familyowned business PP lease see MI llLL ERS on page 14 PP HOTO BY TIM fF REED THE OBSER vV ER SS teve and CC lay MM iller continue to carry on the family business.

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PP age 14 | T T hursday, OO ct. 3, 2013 | W W inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserverMI llLL ERS | SS tore has grown more than 20 times original sizeerators and propane in stock, and quickly opened his doors to lend a hand. Lines of customers snaked out the door and all the way along Fairbanks Avenue. We were here for the city dur ing that, Miller said. We all had stuff to deal with personally, so thank goodness they could come here and get what they needed. Mayor Ken Bradley recognized Millers Hardware on Monday but for the role it plays in the city of Winter Park. Theyre community builders, Bradley said. Theyre not just all about their business, theyre about making this city better. Millers Hardware still faces its share of challenges. The rise of Internet shopping and the heavy competition from box stores like Target and Home Depot keeps the local shop on its toes. But Miller believes that the store remains something unique. A meeting place for neighbors between and paint cans. A service to Winter Park for years to come. Its sort of like a meeting place, like going to church, Bob said. People see each other and they know each other in there. Its an amazing thing to me; we never thought it when we opened up. C OO N TT INU EE D F RORO M pP A GE 13 PP HOTO BY TIM fF REED THE OBSER vV ER CC liff CC anada and Bob MM iller ran the hardware store together from 1962 to 1984.

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WW inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver | T T hursday, OO ct. 3, 2013 | PP age 15 OO pinions CC hris Jepson PP erspectivesAs if size matters. No, Im not talking about that. Im talking about the size of the Boomer generation. It has been often observed that the Boomer generation is selfabsorbed, narcissistic and prone to think that whatever they are doing is of great natruth to all three characterizations and Ive A Modest Proposal ( la Jonathan Swift) that appeals to all three qualities. More on that in a minute. As a 64-year-old, I have approximately 18 years left of life based on family history. I fully expect and desire those years. Anything more than 18 years is gravy, so to speak, providing I am lucid and mobile. I would be sorely disappointed if I came up short. Life (consciousness) is so sweet, and I want as much as I can gather of it before I exit. I will be, if I die last among my siblings, what a supreme human being was my grandmother Edith. How this intrepid woman, Nana, so facilitated the dreams of my mother, Marybelle, that I am forever grateful to have been the fortunate recipient of her substantial investment (time, values, moral support and money) in her daughter. I am undeniably who I am, to an extent, because of Nana. I recently saw a movie I didnt want to see, titled Temple Grandin. Autism, as a subject, didnt particularly interest me. I recommend this movie. In it, the protagonist, Temple Grandin, asks several times upon witnessing the death of livestock, Where does it go? Where does that light, that quintessential essence of life, go upon death? Here one second, nothing the next. This is arguably the most existential question we pose to ourselves (collectively/ individually as human beings). As a lifelong nonbeliever in a personal god, as an atheist, Ive never relied on the mythology of religion to get me through the dark parts of what it exactly means to be a human being. There is a profound disappointment that registers when we ask ourselves the Temple Grandin question of, Where does it go? A real hurdle in life is moving beyond, overcoming the disappointment of that lost consciousness, the permanent death of you. If any degree of acceptance is to ever enter ones life, some sort of peaceful personal recognition of the human condition (temporary) is necessary. Life (the relative brevity of human consciousness) may seem unfair. I mean, some turtles live hundreds of years and theres a 2,000-year-old fungus in Oregon and we Baby Boomers lived life differently from their ancestors. Boomers sought more control over their lives. They are more independent of thought, less reliant on tradition and suspicious of authority. Ive a recommendation; a gift Boomers can give America: I call it the Boomer Gift of Death (B-GOD). There are approximately 75 million Baby Boomers, if 10 percent of Boomers made the gift of death to own their deaths as they lived their lives, to consciously plan ones demise billions upon billions of federal Medicare dollars could be wisely reallocated to programs cans. minutes too soon than to be a burden to my children or society. Phenobarbital cocktail. For many Boomers the question is not Where does it go rather, it is, How do I go? Consciously, intentionally and with dignity. Be good, B-GOD.Be GG ood, BGODGOD Jepson is a 27-year resident of CC entral Florida. HH es scally conservative, socially liberal, likes art and embraces diversity of opinion. R R each him at Jepson@ ME ME D I I America. US US Louis RR oney PP lay OO n!Who are you? Do you really know? Are you just like all the other yous one ever meets? Is there anything really new and distinguished about you? You may look different, but inside you may be the same as everyone else. True individuality is almost impossible to establish these days. The best way for a store to sell an item is to be sure that everyone wants one. Only the truly courageous buy the things that no one else has. Who am I? Well, I know my own personal history and the name I answer to, but when you start delving into what ancestors are traceable, the road is soon a dead-end street. While living in Virginia for several years to improve my genealogy, I heard a great deal about families, about background, and in general, about who we are. Like every other person on the street, I know who I am, where I was born, and even knew a great-grandfather for a short period of time. People who are steeped too deeply in the long-gone pasts of their where the past melds into the unknown of long ago. They may be able to trace their forebears back several, even many generations on paper, but eventually they can go no further. Living in the today where we have the ability to think, to plan and to act, is our only chance to make our lives count. Those people, who lean inordinately upon their ancestry, must be reminded that the best part of them is underground. I dig who you are primarily from what you have done. I know Lindbergh only as May I suggest that the person about whom you honestly know the least, may be you, yourself? You may know your hat size, but do you know whats going on inside your head? Somewhere along the line they may have told you what your I.Q. is but do you keep trying in vain to acquire smarts that are out of reach? with yourself? Why are you looking in the mirror all the time? Why doesnt using the mirror while shaving or putting on makeup satisfy you? Do you really think that Dale Carnegies How To Win Friends on earth? (We should have sent a copy to Adolf Hitler and Admiral Tojo.) Maybe Dale helped us send the socially nicer them to shoot straight? Shrinks help us to look inside ourselves to get acquainted with who we really are. History books tell us who our ancestors were and who they managed to kill before they got killed. I, myself, became an opera singer and sang all kinds of different characters in different countries and languages. Cavaradossi in Tosca is a very nice noble gentleman, whereas the Duke in I often wondered what would have happened if after the curtain fell, I had wandered out of the theater and walked up the street still dressed as Otello or Romeo, or some other larger than life operatic personality. Would I have been locked up? Surely I would at least have But, after the curtain fell I always went back to my dressing room, took off my costumes and put on street clothes, and became my same old self. What a dull Who are you? About RR oney: HH arvardDistinguished P P rof, E E m. UC UC F 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy R R oney) King Features Weekly ServiceSeptember 30, 2013 EDITORIAL CARTOONS

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WW inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver | T T hursday, OO ct. 3, 2013 | PP age 27 SS unday, OO ctober 6th: 332 H H arris Avenue, WW inter P P ark FL 32789 2 BR BR | 2 B B A | 1,392 S S F | $272,000 Fantastic WW inter P P ark home fea turing an open floor plan, large living area and huge den with its own entrance that could be utilized as a third bedroom. TT he kitchen offers a eat-in bar, oversized breakfast area, newer appliances and beautiful cabinetry with tile counters. TT he master suite has a full bath with large shower and access to the private backyard. Dine and shop within a mile of P P ark Avenue! HH osted by: P P amela S S eibert from 2-5 PM PM 2221 H H oward Drive, WW inter P P ark FL 32789 5 BR BR | 3 B B A | 4,086 S S F | $749,000 BB eautiful home with fantastic features! Versatile three-way split bedroom floor plan offers an option for a sixth bedroom, den or game room. H H ome offers M M exican tile and wood floors, office, large family room with fireplace and a formal living room with soaring ceilings and skylights. SS pacious kitchen has a breakfast bar. OO utdoor living spaces include a sparkling screened pool with spacious deck and an additional covered patio showcasing serene Lake Forest views. HH osted by: Gwyn C C lark from 2-4 PM PM 1350 CC hatfield P P lace, BB aldwin PP ark FL 32814 3 BR BR | 3.5 B B A | 2,092 S S F | $359,000 Fantastic three story C C ity H H ome in one of the most desirable areas of B B aldwin PP ark! TT his gorgeous end unit features an eat-in kitchen with granite counters, island and new appliances. M M aster suite offers a large walk-in closet and nice master bath with separate shower and tub. TT his special unit has a wonderful balcony with sitting area. WW alk to P P ublix, shopping, restaurants, banks and more! HH osted by: Kelly L. P P rice from 2-5 PM PM 2161 Forrest RR oad, WW inter PP ark FL 32789 3 BR BR | 2 B B A | 2,031 S S F | $525,000 Located in a sought after neighborhood in WW inter P P ark 2031 sq.ft. this 3 bedroom 2 bath house has it all. N N ew roof, new plumbing, new electrical panel and breaker box, new kitchen, new baseboards throughout, new carpet in bedrooms, many new windows. Just minutes to P P ark Avenue, B B aldwin P P ark and downtown O O rlando. Great schools, move in ready. HH osted by: R R honda C C hesmore from 2-5 PMPM SATSAT U RDAYRDAY 1-4 NEWNEW L ISTIN ISTIN G! UPUP DA TETE D M M A IT IT LA N N D G RO RO V ES ES HOME HOME 127 WW hite O O ak C C ircle, M M aitland. 3 B B D/2.5 B B A, 3,077 S S F. Located one block from Lake S S ybelia, this house boasts three bedrooms, an office a sun room and a bonus room perfect for a nursery, sitting room or office. Family room has vaulted ceilings and a wood burning fireplace. NN icely updated kitchen, fresh paint and refinished wood floors. $399,000 SATSA T U RDAY RDAY 2-5 NEWNEW L ISTIN ISTIN G! SECSEC L U U D E E D EST EST A TETE HOME HOME 685 MM ayo Avenue, M M aitland. 5 B B D/4Full + 2 H H alf B B A, 3,974 S S F. H H ome located on 1.47 lush acres with office, bonus room and garage apartment. O O pen and spacious kitchen features granite, gas cook top, island and eat-in area. Downstairs master suite with walk-in closets and new master bath. TT hree car garage, large covered brick patio and open pool deck. $799,000 SS U NDAY NDAY 12-3 NEWNEW L ISTIN ISTIN G! IMPECCIMPECC A B B L YY RENO RENO VA TETE D CH CH A RMER RMER 1800 MM izell Avenue, W W inter PP ark. 3 B B D/2 B B A, 1,621 S S F. Features include lovely hardwood floors, brand new master suite with his and hers closets and new bathroom, new kitchen with granite and stainless appliances, and renovated guest bath. Fenced backyard, perfectly appointed landscaping, and recent upgrades including windows, H H VA C C roof, electric and driveway pavers. $428,900 SS U NDAY NDAY 1-4 NEWNEW L ISTIN ISTIN G! Q U U A INT INT HOME HOME ON ON BRIC BRIC K STREET STREET 1570 Grove T T errace, W W inter PP ark. 3 B B D/2 B B A, 1,663 S S F. E E xcellent WW inter PP ark location. O O ne car detached garage with workshop space. YY ard is lo w maintenance. H H igh ceilings in living areas and master suite. TT wo walk in c losets and French doors in master suite that open out to back patio. Kitchen has granite counters, newer wood cabinets and a breakfast nook. WW ood and ceramic tile throughout. $424,750 TRTR AD ITION ITION AL SP SP A CIOUS CIOUS HOME HOME 635 Dunblane Drive, WW inter P P ark. 3 B B D/2 B B A, 1,733 S S F. O O pen living and dining room spaces, fireplace, back porch and private backyard. 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PP rice OBSERVEROBSERVER Just SS old HH omes John MM cDade 2041 TT emple D D r, Winter PP ark $315,000. 09/24/2013 CC indy Kuykendall 880 B B onita D D r, Winter P P ark $700,000. 09/26/2013 CC atherine DAmico 2315 Montana S S t., OO rlando $244,000. 09/27/2013 Janis Fuller 311 EE Morse B B lvd #6-1, Winter P P ark $335,000. 09/27/2013 MM aria Van WW arner 966 CC herry BB ranch CC t, L L ake Mary $420,000. 09/27/2013 Erectile Dysfunction Drugs May Be Dangerous To Your HealthFREE book by doctor reveals what the rfntb rf ntand soreness nb naches THG-13902 Donate A Boat sponsored by boat angel outreach centers STOP CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN www.boatangel.com2-Night Free Vacation!or Car Today! 800 1 CAR L ANGE A MarkNet Alliance Member AU 479, AB 296 10% Buyers PremiumRowell Auctions, Inc.|800-323-8388 For Details Visit RowellAuctions.com Bidding Begins Thursday, Oct. 17th @ 2 p.m. Online Bidding Available RowellAuctions.com Over 92 Bank Owned Properties AL, AR, FL, GA & NC Over 92 Bank Owned Properties AL, AR, FL, GA & NCPrime Commercial Real Estate, Beautiful Homes & Great Residential Lots1111 Hutchinson Blvd, Panama City Beach, Fl 18436 PCB Parkway, Panama City Beach, FL 7425 San Ramon Drive, Milton, FL 400 South Fairfield Drive, Pensacola, FL 47 lots at Mulat Rd, in Bayside SD, Milton, FL 2301 Navy Blvd, Pensacola, FL 2501 South Highway 29, Cantonment, FL 6309 Matador Street, Milton, FLMany Selling Absolute, No Minimums, No Reserves!Bid Center: Hampton Inn, 7050 Plantation Road, Pensacola, FL 32504 floors, newer A CC and roof. Luscious landsca ping and great curb appeal. Great location and A rated schools. $327,900 SS U NDAY NDAY 2-5 CC LA SSIC SSIC HOME HOME NE NE A R R D OWNTOWN OWNTOWN 1121 WW oodland SS treet, O O rlando. 3 B B D/2.5 B B A, 2,514 S S F. Located in prestigious Lancaster P P ark. H H uge living room with vintage white brick fireplace and built-in cabinets, crown molding, high baseboards, and original hardwood floors. Large family room and kitchen overlook beautifully landscaped fenced yard. TT wo car gara ge. $549,000 SS U NDAY NDAY 1-4 LAK E E V IEW IEW HOME HOME IN IN TREETREE STREETS STREETS 1600 SS pruce Avenue, W W inter PP ark. 3 B B D/2 B B A, 2,417 S S F. OO ffers direct views of Lake WW ilbar, xeriscape landscaping and great location. N N ewly renovated kitchen and bathrooms including granite counters and stainless appliances. Large family room with vaulted ceilings and fireplace. Large bonus room on back of home with great potential. Fresh exterior paint, newer A C C re-plumbed and newer roof. $409,000 SS H O O W CASE CASE PROPERTY PROPERTY OF OF T T H E E W EE EE K CHCH A IN IN O O F LAK ES ES EST EST A TETEM M ount Dora, 32757. 4 B B D/4Full+3 H H alf B B A, 8,220 S S F. TT raditional home with simple elegance on Lake C C arlton on 5.79acres. A double staircase welcomes you with hand painted murals of I I taly. H H and carved coquina stone from M M exico on the fireplaces. Lake views from almost every room. P P ool area, boat house, four car garage and estate fencing. Furnishings are negotiable. $3,795,000 MM ary S S tuart Day/ M M egan C C ross 720 TT uscar ora T T rl, Maitland $333,000. 09/27/2013 Jeff H H all 24103 Harbeck LL n, SS orrento $360,000. 09/27/2013 John M M cDade John M M cDade 1101 NN P P ark A A v e, Winter P P ark $585,000. 09/30/2013 BB ill Adams 702 RR obin RR oad, OO rlando $648,638. 09/30/2013 Allison CC hambers Lanie SS hower 647 NN II nterlachen AA v e #7, Winter PP ark $460,000. 09/30/2013 CC hris M M esseroff 121 S S P P helps A A v e., Winter P P ark $910,000. 09/30/2013 B B ill Adams 1851 Meeting P P lace, O O r lando $352,000. 09/30/2013

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Central Florida Senior A SUPPLEMENT OF TT HE WINTER Pa PA RKMa MA ITL a A ND O O BSERVER aA ND S S EMINOLE VV OICE OCTOBER 2013Latarsha Chisholm could still remember the sterile hallways of the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital. Blank, white quiet avenues where United States lives. Residents ranging from ages 55 to 80 called these rooms home, while visits from family and friends dwindled with each passing year. Even the hospital staff seemed distant, only bringing food to bed-ridden residents. Chisholm had come to the hospital as an intern from the University of South Florida in 2004, milling through admissions paperwork as part of her masters degree in social work. She had no idea When Chisholm wasnt working in the mental health clinic or the spinal cord injury unit, she was in the nursing home wings. Something seemed wrong there, she said. After seeing these former servicemen in isolation, Chisholm, now an assistant professor at the University of Central Florida, decided to dedicate her life to nursing home research, tracking down disparities found in their quite hallways. Disparities that Chisholm now seeks to uncover. An article written by Chisholm published in the June issue of Health Research Services indicates a nationwide trend in nursing homes: a drop in the quality of care in correlation with the number African American residents. dent health data from more than 11,500 nursing homes, Chisholm found that more residents of color in nursing homes means a lower quality of care a trend that Chisholm attriperformance and the surrounding communities. What happens is unfortunately the nursing homes in minority communities are also affected by the resources in that community, which then effects the quality of care that they provide, Chisholm said. The recent study shows not only a drop in revenue in nursing homes with a large minority population, but a reduction in services offered to residents, including restorative walking and pressure ulcer prevention. Chisholm reasoned that most minorities rely on Medicaid to pay for longterm care near the end of their lives, and that the reimbursement rates that go back to the nursing homes dont fund enough of the treatment programs. The fact that many minorities rely on Medicaid could possibly play a part in whether theyre admitted to certain nursing homes, Chisholm said. I dont think its just them saying we dont want black residents, its probably more the fact that they dont want Medicaid residents, Chisholm said. But unfortunately you cant delink the two. geared toward African Americans began in Winter Park. The Gardens at DePugh Nursing Center started in 1956, giving elderly African Americans a place to go during the civil rights movement. Today the nursing home houses a variety of ethnicities, but the majority, 50 to 60 percent, remains African American. Nursing home administrator Millie Sorger found the study interesting, but didnt see the trend occurring at any point during her 30-year career, despite 80 percent of her residents at the In nursing homes, an unspoken divideT iI M FREED Central Florida Senior Please see D iI V iI DE on page 3 PHOTO BY T iI M FREED cC ENTRAL fF LORIDA sS ENIORNursing home residents like MM ary Brown may experience lesser care if theyre in homes with larger minority populations, a Univer sity of Central Florida assistant professor s research has shown. TT he reduced care may even be preventing some from walking again. The Mayflower has exceeded my expectations.Like The Mayflower itself, Marion Lawrence has strong ties to both Winter Park and Rollins College. She lived for years in the heart of the city, and her late husband Samuel donated the land for what is now known as the Lawrence Center, which houses some of Rollins business and administrative offices. The Mayflowers connection to both town and gown is just one of many benefits that attract residents like Marion. Moving here was the smartest choice for me, she explains. I wanted to be taken care of, but not overwhelmed. Here, I have all the backup I need . and it feels wonderful to have left the headaches of home maintenance behind. The Mayflower hasnt just lived up to my expectations; it has exceeded them!If your loved one needed long-term care, what would you do? Call today, and lets talk about it: 407.672.1620. 88141 PR AD WPO 10/2013 Winter Pa rk's Distinctive Retirement Community www.themayf lower.com 1620 Mayower Court Winter Park, FL 32792 PREPARING FOR THE WHATIFS IN LIFE [ a smart choice ] MAY 982 Lawrence Ad_WPO.indd 1 9/18/13 2:44 PM Professors research shows gap in careIts probably more the fact that they dont want Medicaid residents. assistant professor Latarsha Chisholm

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Page 2 OO ctober 2013 CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR The American Legion recently released its report on the status of Department of Veterans Affairs health care for women veterans. Members of the System Worth Saving Task Force visited 15 VA facilities in 12 states around the country. Its purpose was to learn what barriers keep women veterans from enrolling in VA health care, to understand the challenges women veterans face, and to make recommendations. The 2013 Task Force Report on Women Veterans Health Care focused on three points: 1) Women veterans dont identify themselves as veterans and dont know about their 2) VA medical centers dont use baseline enrollment and marketing/outreach programs to keep women veterans in the health system. Women make up 15 percent of active-duty service members, yet the number of women using VA health care is considerably smaller. 3) Models of care need to be assessed for effectiveness. For example: Women veterans dont receive mammogram results quickly; VA facilities dont all have inpatient or residential mental health programs for women; and the childcare pilot program is about to expire. Here are some results of the survey, both good and bad: appointments when childcare is available during appointment times. ans at risk for violent behavior stay in-house, and therefore dont show up on the national records if a patient goes to a different facility. Patients often are required to go to other facilities for care, or even go out of state. The American Legion program has been in operation for 10 years, visiting VA medical facilities to assess veterans health care and offering recommendations to the VA, Congress and other government agencies. 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. I I nc.More seniors are choosing the higher quality Medicare Advantage plans, according to a news release by Health and Human Services Department. Now, for the fourth year, that number is expected to increase. The average monthly premium is expected to go up just $1.64, which will bring it to $32.60 a month, with more having access to a plan. Medicare Advantage plans often (but not always) include Part D prescription plans, as well as expanded health coverage that the original Medicare doesnt cover. The Part D prescription drug plan will be approximately $31 for the fourth year in a row. Open enrollment starts Oct. 15 and closes Dec. 7 for health and drug plans. Plans change from year to year, and so do individual needs. Take some time to research the plans to make sure you get what you need. If you need help picking out a plan, call 1-800-633-4227 for more information. Or you can go online and compare plans at cms.gov (click on Medicare) or at medicare. gov (click Sign Up/Change Plans). Remember: If you already have Medicare, you do not need to enroll in Obamacare. (Hang up on the scammers who call.) *** year? According to the Centers for Disease Control and start as early as October. There are differences in vaccines this year. There are trivalent vaccines with three vaccines, quadrivalent vaccines with four types and a high-dose trivalent for seniors age 65 and older. Ask your doctor which you should have. There wont be nearly as many doses of the quadrivalent vaccine available. The CDC website explains the differences in these vaccines, but doesnt explain why there are two types this year. Matilda Charles regrets that she cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incorporate them into her column whenever possible. Send emails to columnreply2@gmail.com. 2013 King Features Synd. I I nc. VV A health care unused by women vets MM edicare Advantage soon enrolling again 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 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 For people who want to hear better. GRAND OPENING Join us in our newly opened HearUSA Hearing Center! 2013 HearUSA, All Rights Reserved. www.hearusa.com Call today for your FREE Hearing Check-up.Were excited to provide you with the highest quality hearing care and introduce revolutionary hearing aids designed to help you hear better! A LIFETIME OF BETTER HEARING! FIRST CLASS CARE WORLD CLASS TECHNOLOGY Full range of hearing aids for every need FREE demo of brand new hearing aid technology 100% quality guarantee on all products Call Toll Free: 855.802.55327512 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 90 Orlando, FL 32819(On Dr. Phillips Boulevard, near Steinmart and between Stefanos Grill and Kekes restaurant in the Dr. Phillips Marketplace.) 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Page 3 DePugh Nursing Center relying on Medicaid. I havent had that experience personally, and Ive had a number of buildings with very diverse communities, said Sorger. This building has a lot more African Americans than my other buildings, and yet I personally see better care here than in most, and its probably because of how unique we are. Were very supported by the Winter Park community. But Chisholm remains conproposed a number of different formance could be improved, including a pay-for-performance model to reward nursing homes for better care and introducing more of a blend in racial composition in nursing homes to even out Medicaid reimbursement. performance may help solve some the disparities, Chisholm said it wouldnt solve everything. What we found is that the little bit of the ethnic disparities, but most of the time it did not, Chisholm said. What that indicates is that there are performance that are occurring in these nursing homes. We need to see whats going on in these nursing homes that may be facilitating the differences in care. Professor Robert Weech-Maldonado of the University of Alabama in Birmingham served as a mentor to Chisholm while she pursued her Ph.D. at the University of Florida, and gave her guidance while she wrote her recent article. The trends that Chisholm found will only get worse with time, he said. issue is not going away, especially as the number of minorities in nursing homes is actually increasing over time, Weech-Maldonado said. Its an issue that will require increasing attention. The U.S. Census Bureau shows that the population of Americans older than age 65 will increase from 20 to 42 percent between 2010 and 2050. This combined with the American population becoming more diverse shows that the trend will continue, Chisholm said. Chisholm hopes to shed further light on the trend by working on more articles. An article on what causes segregation in nursing homes is now in the revision stage, and she plans to write another article focusing on the quality of nursing homes housing primarily residents on Medicaid. The one thing we know is that were going to get old, Chisholm said. Its just how we plan to spend that time. Chisholm expects to submit her article on nursing home segregation by the end of this year, with a potential publication coming early next year. 877-618-5526 Fully Equipped Kitchen Carefree Granite Countertops Elevator Access Four Paws Friendly BRAND NEW APARTMENTS1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms from $685**Promotions, terms and conditions subject to change. Pricing displayed includes optional digital cable, reserved parking space, and washer/dryer connections. 55+ Senior Living INTRODUCING and GardenParkSeniorLiving.com UptownMaitland.comAvailable Mid-October Visit Us at: 365 Garden Edge Point Fern Park, FL 32730 Office Hours: Monday Friday 9 am 6 pm Saturday: 10 am 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm 5 pm ConcordRents.com PHOTO BY T iI M FREED cC ENTRAL fF LORIDA sS ENIORLatarsha Chisholm defends her research, which she hopes will help bridge a gap in nursing home care.D iI V iI DE | Local nursing home administrator refutes claims that largely minority homes receive lesser care CONTINUED FROM frontFRONT PAG eE $10.00 OFF Initial Purchase $100 or more ORDER by phoneNo Store Visit required CANADIAN MEDS Save up to 80%on Prescription Drug Prices Advair Benicar Celebrex Cialis Crestor Cymbalta Flomax Levitra Lexapro Lipitor Nexium Spiriva Viagra Zetia *CALL for a FREE Quote *We Ship Anywhere in the U.S.A. *Locally owned & operated 352-633-3301 744 South US Hwy 441 Lady Lake, FL 32159

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Page 4 OO ctober 2013 CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR MM aitland Senior Center BB elow is a listing of events hosted by the Maitland Senior Center in the month of OO ctober. TT he Maitland Senior Center is located at 345 S. Maitland AA ve. in Maitland. We are open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. O O ur schedule is subject to change without notice. For more information about these and any other events at the Maitland Senior Center, please call us at 407-539-6251 or visit itsmymaitland. com Please join us on OO ct. 24 for our second annual health fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.! Check out new trends and speak with health care professionals, housing specialists, area service providers, Medicare advantage plan providers, home care providers, and hearing specialists. AA dmission and parking are free. AA nd free health and hearing screenings will be offered. TT he Maitland Fire DD epartment will also be offering u shots as well. Starting O O ct. 8, join us for an eight-week balance class on TT uesdays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. TT his class is free and open to any seniors age 60 or older. Please call the Maitland Senior Center to sign up if you are interested. Join AA udrey every TT uesday in OO ctober at 10:30 a.m. for line dance lessons. T T he class is 1.5 hours and perfect for all levels of dancers. B B eginners always welcome! Cost of the class is $4 to the teacher. Join us every Monday and Friday in O O ctober at 1 p.m. to see your favorite movies! Check our calendar online to see what movies are showing in O O ctober. Join John every Monday, TT hursday and Friday in OO ctober at 9 a.m. for Yoga. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring your own mat. Cost of the class is $2 to the teacher. Join us every Monday in O O ctober at 1 p.m. for our Conversational FF rench group. Spend some time chatting with others and making new friends. Join E E sther every TT uesday in O O ctober at 9 a.m. for TT ai Chi classes. Cost of the class is $10 per month to the teacher. Please wear a white shirt, black pants, and comfortable shoes. Join us every TT uesday in O O ctober at 1 p.m. for our Conversational Spanish group. Spend some time chatting with others and making new friends. Must be uent in Spanish to participate. Join Sherre every Wednesday in O O ctober at 9:30 a.m. for I I nstructors Choice, a combo of mat and chair yoga thats great for all levels. Cost of the class is $5 to the teacher. Please bring a yoga mat. Join TT y ever y Wednesday in O O ctober at 11 a.m. for Yoga Nidra, a sublime conscious sleep (meditation) class. Cost of the class is $5 to the teacher. Please bring a yoga mat, something to cover yourself with (if you tend to get cold), and a small pillow. Join D D onna every TT hursday in O O ctober at 11:30 a.m. for Chair Yoga. Cost of the class is a $2 donation to the teacher. Join AA nn every Friday in O O ctober for R R ecorder classes at 12:30 p.m. L L essons are free! Please call the Senior Center at 407539-6251 for specics on this class. TT he Maitland Senior Center presents a program for elders on the second Friday of the month ( O O ct. 11 this month) that is staffed by counselors from S. H H I I N N E E (Serving H H ealth I I nsurance N N eeds of E E lders). TT he program provides free unbiased counseling about M M edicare, Medigap, H H M O O s, Medicaid, prescriptions drug plans, and long term care. AA ll counseling is rst-come-rst-served. BB ring your list of medications or R R x bottles, insurance card and red, white and blue Medicare card. TT his city of Maitland L L eisure Services program is a service presented in cooperation with the Senior RR esource AA lliance. For more information, call 1-800-96 ELDER ELDER (1-800-963-5337), email information@elderaffairs.org or visit F LORIDA LORIDA S HINE HINE .orgCasselberry adult tness classes BB ack 2 BB asics is a low-impact workout a t noon on TT uesday and TT hursday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. I I ts $49.99 a month for unlimited classes. Chair Yoga is at 10 a.m. every Monday and will get you moving again! TT he cost is $2 per class. Gentle/ R R estorative Yoga: For more information contact AA lice Gomes at 609290-8195 or email alice@imagineyoga. net. I I ts 8:45 to 10 a.m. Sundays. Cost is $10 per class. Senior citizens discount is $5 per class. Yoga T T echnique is 8:45 to 10 a.m. Satur day. Cost is $10 per class. Senior citizens discount $5 per class. Chairobics: For more information contact Claudia L L aine at 407-718-9066. I I ts 11:05 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays. Calendar Savannah Court and Cove Excellence in Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation 1301 W. Maitland Blvd. Maitland, FL 32751407-645-3990www.SavannahCourtMaitland.comAssisted Living Facility License No. 8447 Skilled Nursing Facility License No. 1635096 Call us today, stop by for a visit, join us for lunch, or all of the above. You are always welcome!A Senior Living Community where Hospitality is a Way of Life. 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 discounts. 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Page 5 Cost: NN o charge. TT ai Chi for Beginners is at 1 p.m. TT ues day. For more information contact E E ric RR aboy at 407-731-9130. Cost is $5 per class or $20 per month. TT ai Chi for Intermediates is 2 p.m. TT ues day. For more information contact E E ric RR aboy at 407-731-9130. Cost is $5 per class or $20 per month. For more information on classes and registration contact Mario AA lgarin at 407-262-7700, ext. 1576, or malgarin@ casselberry.org or visit casselberry.org/ register.Winter Springs Senior CenterLearn ceramics from a talented group at ceramics class 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays at the Winter Springs Senior Center at 400 NN E E dgemon AA ve. in Winter Springs. Call 407-327-6556 for more information. HH ave fun and get moving at yoga classes at 10 a.m. every Friday morning. Chair yoga is also available, offering all the benets of traditional yoga. Bingo is Wednesday, Friday and the last Sunday of the month. L L unch is served at 11:45 a.m. followed by B B ingo at 1 p.m. TT heres no bingo prior to the last Sunday of the month. AA bridge class meets at 10:30 a.m. every TT uesday to help your game. C ONTINONTIN U EDED F RORO M pP REVIO usUS pP A g G E The American Cancer Society invests in groundbreaking breast cancer research and helps women in every community. In fact, one in two women newly diagnosed with breast cancer turns to us for everything from information about clinical trials to getting rides to treatments. Join the Orlando Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K fundraising walk. Together, we can create a world with less breast cancer and more birthdays. Sign up at MakingStridesWalk.org/OrlandoMetro Saturday, October 19 | Lake Eola | rfnrtbbb 13_Orange Appeal_9.25x11.125.indd 2 8/20/13 2:16 PM New Fall & Holiday Merchandise! Calendar 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! LOCAL NEWS. BIG IMPACT.Subscribe now to keep up with the latest news unfolding in your community.Get one year (52 issues) of the Winter ParkMaitland Observer for only $30 Plus, as a thank you for subscribing, youll receive a complimentary copy of the 2014 Winter Park-Maitland Observer Calendar in your December 5 issue! Bonus Offer Subscribe or renew before November 15 and youll get three more months of the Winter Park-Maitland Observer at no additional charge! A SPECIAL OFFER FOR NEW AND RETURNING SUBSCRIBERS Visit WPMObserver.com/Subscribe or call 407.563.7013 to order today! The American Kennel Club and the American Humane Association both recently honored dogs that are heroes in our community. The American Humane Association held a vote for Americas list of eight inspiring dogs such as Cassidy, who lost a leg after being hit by a car and now, with his owner, advocates for specialneeds dogs; and CWD Carlos, an explosive detection dog who served in Iraq and Afghanistan but was sadly neglected following his retirement only to be rescued and brought home. The AHA nominee with the most votes will be declared the organizations Hero Dog Ambassador for 2013. And the American Kennel with its Award for Canine Excellence (ACE). They include Bart, a former hunting dog whos now a companion dog for wounded veterans; Drago, a therapy dog called into action in Newtown, Conn.; Tuesday, an assistance action; and Jesse, a search-andafter an injury. ceive silver medallions, presented National Championship in Orlando this December. Theyll also receive $1,000 to be awarded to a charity of their (owners) choice. Tell me about your inspiring pet! Send your questions or comtransmit heartworm larvae to Hero dogs get names in lights PHOTO BY bB R iI TT niNI laLA R sS O nN c C ENTRAL f F LORIDA s S ENIORSenior line dancing is offered in Maitland.

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Page 8 OO ctober 2013 CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My question is about taking blood pressure readings. I am 87 years old, female, about 5-feet, 5-inches tall and weigh about 130 pounds. When I go for a checkup with my general practitioner, the nurse takes my blood pressure before I see the doctor. The cuff feels comfortable, and the reading is always in the normal range. I have had my blood pressure checked at other places (clinics, etc.) and usually the cuff that it hurts) and the reading is too tightly, could it cause a high reading? I.S. ANSWER: High blood pressure is one of the most common medical conditions, and correct treatment of blood pressure is essential in order to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. It is not uncommon for blood pressure to vary from day to day, or even during a single day, but the changes you describe suggest two possibilities. is right, and the other places are wrong, which is probably the most likely. Having blood pressure tested in a new place or by someone you dont know certainly can cause the reading to be elevated. Automated blood pressure cuffs in phar macies, etc., are sometimes right but often are wrong occasionally spectacularly. A very high pressure in the cuff, high enough to cause pain, can cause the blood pressure to go up, but not usually high enough to put people into the hypertensive range. Another possibility is that the nurse in your doctors high enough to get the correct too quickly. The wrong-size cuff can lead to large errors in blood pressure readings. While all of these are possible, a trained nurse who takes blood pressure readings every day is not likely to make errors consistently. You can ask your doctor to double-check the nurses reading. High blood pressure is one of the most common ailments for the general population. The booklet on it describes what it does and how its treated. Readers can order a copy by writing: Dr. Donohue No. 104W, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 328536475. 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: Have you ever heard of this? Fifteen minutes after taking a shower, I start itching, and the itch lasts about 20 minutes. It doesnt matter if I use hot or cold water. What is this? O.J. ANSWER: Im not sure. It might be aquagenic pruritus. Pruritus is the medical word for itchiness. Pretreatment with an antihistamine before showering can sometimes prevent the itching. Take it about an hour before you shower. Tiny hives also break out on the skin. They may be so tiny you cant see them, or they may be in places where you cant see them. I dont know if Im correct. Aquagenic pruritus is so rare that I never expected to hear anyone comby a dermatologist. DD r. DD onohue regrets that he is unable to ans wer individual letters, but he will incorporate them in his column whenever possible. R R eaders may write him or request an order form of available health newsletters at P. O O B B ox 536475, O O rlando, F L L 32853-6475. 2013 N N orth AA merica Synd. I I nc. AA ll R R ights R R eserved.Blood-pressure readings can vary Having blood pressure tested in a new place reading to be elevated. Automated blood pressure cuffs are sometimes right but often wrong. Dull Chest Pain Disturbs SleepDEAR DR. DONOHUE: Im in my 60s and never had a major illness. I take no medicines. During the past three months, I have been wakened from sleep with a dull pain in the center of my chest. My husband told me to take Mylanta. I did, and got instant relief. What do you think of this pain? V.P. ANSWER: Pain that wakens a per son from sleep must be taken seriously and ought to be reported to the family doctor. However, the response you got from taking Mylanta (an antacid) makes me think of GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease, more commonly known as heartburn. Stomach acid and digestive juices spurt into the esophagus, a structure not equipped to deal with them like the stomach can. If this nighttime pain of yours keeps coming back, put 6-inch blocks under the bedposts at the head of your bed to keep stomach juices in the stomach when you lie down. My first statement about nighttime pain has to be observed. You need to see the family doctor to be certain this is heartburn and not one of the many other serious possibilities. The booklet on coronary artery disease, another cause of chest pain, details its signs and symptoms. To obtain a copy, write: Dr. Donohue No. 101, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. Enclose a check or mon ey order (no cash) for $4.75 U.S./$6 Can. with the recipients printed name and address. Please allow four weeks for delivery. DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I had two cousins, sisters who died of pancreatic cancer less than a year apart. One was two years older than the other. They grew up and lived in the same Midwestern town. I am concerned about their other sister. Could the disease run in the fam ily? Their mother died of cancer at the age of 40, but we dont know what type of cancer. Anon. ANSWER: Two sisters dying of pancreatic cancer makes you sit up and take notice. If a brother, sister or parent had pancreatic cancer, the risk of another family member coming down with it increases by 18 times the risk for a person without such a family history. Pancreatic cancer most often appears between the ages of 65 and 84. Aging, smoking and chronic inflammation of the gland are other factors involved in its genesis. *** DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I am a very active 45-year-old female dance teacher with a surprising white blood count of 2,500. My weight and diet are excellent. I stay away from sugar. I do not feel sick. What can I take to raise my white blood count? S. ANSWER: Youre the second per son in the past three weeks who is concerned about a low white blood count. The normal count is 4,500 to 10,000. The chief role of white blood cells is to battle attacking viruses and bacteria. You have no symptoms from your lower-than-normal count. Your body defenses are in fine shape. Your count might be normal for you. It bears watching. Nothing you take can raise the count. In your case, it doesnt need to be raised. *** 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 32853-6475. 2013 North America Synd., Inc. All Rights Reserved Keep Your Cool This SummerNow that were fast approaching the hottest part of summer, its even more important to take steps to guard against becoming overheated. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a special report on seniors and the heat. It has suggestions that make sense especially since we seniors are slower to sense changes in temperature. That means we can become overheated before we realize it. Here are some suggestions: and dont wait until youre actually thirsty before having a drink. By then youre actually overdue for water. Call your doctors nurse to ask how much water you should be drinking, and make a chart to be sure you get as much as you should. It makes the house hotter. loose clothing. baths. of sugar. some cases, cooling stations might be opened in your area, such as in schools. Or call the health department and ask if there are air-condi tioned shelters near you. Libraries, movies and malls are good places to go during the heat of the day. and ask that they do the same for you. temperatures, they wont help in extremely hot weather, and only blow the hot air around. toms, such as nausea or vomiting, headaches or muscle cramps. Look for heavy sweating, clammy skin, weakness or fainting, which is heat exhaustion. Those are medical emer gencies. For more information, go online to www.cdc.gov/extremeheat/seniors. html and www.cdc.gov/extremeheat/ warning.html. Matilda Charles regrets that she can not personally answer reader ques tions, but will incorporate them into her column whenever possible. Send email to columnreply2@gmail.com. 2013 King Features Synd., Inc. 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Page 9 It contradicts the very concept of our nation: One in six Americans goes hungry some of the time thats one in six who is food insecure, the term used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forty-nine million in this land of plenty dont get enough to eat. Its even more shameful deprived of adequate meals. But even that is not the worst. That would be the hateful vote by Republicans in the House of Representatives to severely cut the federal program that allows those millions to get the nutrition they need. In their zeal to show scorn for the poor and any government program that might offer a helping hand, a majority of the GOP members in the House have decided to slash $4 billion a year from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, otherwise known as SNAP, and other wise known as food stamps. Thats 5 percent of a program that is literally a lifeline for those who are unable to meet the most basic of needs in our cruel economy. Fortunately, the White House has promised a veto, even if this got through a Democratmajority Senate, which it wont. The chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, Debbie Stabenow, calls it a monumental waste of time. What it is is a monumental example of nastiness. For those in the House, this was just a symbolic vote symbolic of heartlessness. It fails to measure up to the minimum standard of decency. Democrat Lloyd Doggett called it the Let Them Starve bill. President Barack Obama accuses the hard-liners of trying to mess with me. Theres little question about that. Not that Republicans will suffer any political damage. After all, the impoverished dont make campaign contributions. Thats left to the bloated special interests that want to expand their riches at the very same time the unfortunate are scraping for basic sustenance. Not only would this legislation sever millions of recipients starting next year, but it would treat many who remain with utter contempt, allowing states to require them to take drug tests. Its one thing if the zealots insist on trying to gut Obamacare with their equally futile votes to defund or delay health reform just as its ramping up. Thats just juvenile and self-destructive, since theyre ignoring warnings about how a government shutdown or forcing the nation into the humiliation of debt default would rain scorn on them. None of that is as low as cavalierly leaving Americans hungry. The next time you hear one of them talk about how the Republicans are trying to reduce government spending to make sure our children are not saddled with a crippling national debt, its fair to ask about a concern for the children today. What about that one in would be in real trouble were it not for the very programs they are trying to reduce just when the need is greatest. Our nation has a proud tradition of protecting the defenseless. But now, the GOP is dominated by harsh elements that would have us turn our backs on the most vulnerable and simply toss them aside. Thats beneath low. OO ur most vulnerable, starved of decency ADOHFam TJ091613 From our WellMed doctors, nurses and physician assistants to our medical assistants and technicians, we have the same focus: to give you absolutely the best, most attentive healthcare you have ever experienced. We invite you to tour our clinic and meet our family. Join us at our upcoming event or call to learn more about WellMed.At WellMed, we devote an entire healthcare team to care for you. From the rst time you call us, to the moment you walk through our clinic doors, youll feel the WellMed difference. Opening December 2013 WellMed at Longwood 260 Wekiva Springs Rd, Ste 1000 Longwood, FL 32779 407-865-5909 This is an advertisement. This event is for educational purposes only. A sales person will be present but no plan specic information will be shared. Please contact 855-935-5633 for additional details.Now accepting patients with Medicare and select Medicare Advantage PlansMeet with Dr. Carol A. Stewart-Francisco, M.D. Wed like to welcome you to our family.855-935-5633 (WellMed)www.WellMedHealthcare.com Moving Soon WellMed at Longwood 2735 W State Rd 434, Ste 1031 Longwood, Florida 32779 407-865-5909 AEP_DFSN(10.25x8)_9.24.13B_v3.indd 1 9/25/13 7:34 PM

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Page 10 OO ctober 2013 CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR Now FF ree one-year museum admission pass in MM aitlandBet that caught your attention! The Art & History Museums Maitland now offers a free oneyear museum pass to residents of ums for the year from the date the pass is issued. To get your pass, bring proof of Maitland residence to the Maitland Art and enjoy the museums. The Art & History Museums Maitland include: The Maitland Art Center, the Maitland Historical Museum, the Telephone Museum, the Waterhouse Residence Museum, and the Carpentry or visit ArtandHistory.org TT onight through O O ct. 9 M M amma M M ia! T T he hit musical with songs by ABBA Seen by more than 50 million people around the world, Mamma Mia! is celebrating its 12th year on Broadway. The story woven around beloved hit tunes by ABBA is about a single mother who owns a small about to watch the daughter shes raised alone get married, but the wedding guests provide their own version of love and romance in this celebration of mothers and daughters, friends and family. Visit OrlandoBroadway.com or 6116. OO ct. 4, 5 and 6 TT he MM aitland R R otary Art F F estiv al, Art Under the Stars Lily in Maitland, the Maitland its 37th season, features 150 artists vying for $26,000 in awards. ate a magical experience for arting Arts of Maitland provides live p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. OO ct. 5 TT he FF estiv al of Bacon Bacon will have its own festidowntown Orlando. Attendees plus samples of bacon-inspired treats, prepared by 30-plus for the Best of Bacon award. The event includes live music, beer or visit festivalofbacon.com OO ct. 9 to Nov. 10 D D racula as presented by Shakespeare and Co. Long before True Blood, Dracula, the original Prince shadowy world of the undead. us to experience the celebrated gothic thriller in a one-man tour-de-force that uses Bram entries and newspaper clippings for an evening of bloody thrills. Draculas inventive theatricality Halloween night! Call 407-447OO ct. 10 Singer MM arc Broussard and F F ull Sail University release concert videoRecording artist Marc Broussard, in collaboration with that Josh Garrick CC ulture worthy of y our calendar Please see culCUL T u U RE on next page FESTIVAL OF BACON This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater HEY BARTENDER Sun 1PM Cult Classics Only $5! ARACHNOPHOBIA Tue 9:30PM Held Over! IN A WORLD. Fri-Sun 3:45, 6:30, 9:15 Mon, Wed, Thu 6:30, 9:15 Tue 6:30 only Taste the Best in Local Cocktails! Eden Bars Elixir Mixer FREE Sat 2PM-4PM National Theatre Live THE AUDIENCE Back by Popular Demand! Sat 11AM

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Page 11 University will release Marc concert video, on Oct. 10. Coming on the heels of Broussards Broussards live performance Valentines Day 2013. With more than an hour of live recordings sards unique sound is described as Bayou Soul. Visit marcbroussard.com and fullsail.edu OO ct. 11 to 31 (Halloween) Phantasmagoria I V V The fourth installment of what has become an annual Halloween celebration Phantasmagoria IV Hell Hath Risen will storm Oct. 11 to 31. With new stories and all-new large-scale puppetry interacting with live actors, dancers, and haunted storytelling, the theatrical pays homage to masters who dabbled in the original music by Tod Kimbro stallment presents us with a Halat redchairproject.com OO ct. 12 OO rlando Philharmonic and the OO rlando Gay ChorusOn Oct. 12 the Orlando Philharmonic will open its pops series with a concert titled An American Salute featuring the Orlando Gay Chorus and conductor Albert Schram. Were going to do some blues, some jazz, some American standard songs, and much patriotic music, says Maestro Schram. The program includes America the Beautiful, Battle Hymn of the Republic Overture. With perforp.m., the Chorus changes hearts through music, serving as goodwill ambassadors on behalf of the LGBT community. The performances are set for the Bob Carr PAC. Call 407-770-0071 or visit orlandophil.org OO ct. 12 FF estiv al Singers of F F lorida to premiere new work of Requiem for the Living Presbyterian Church on Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. Called peaceful yet exciting, rhythmically strong yet completely comforting, the premiere at Carnegie Hall in 2014. Call 407-647-1467 or visit OO ct. 13 to 19 Harrietts P ark Avenue F F ashion W eekReturning for its seventh greatest (and most stylish) phiand-greets, special sales and, of course, the big fashion runway at 6 p.m. and the show begins at culCUL T u U RE | C ONTINONTIN U EDED F RORO M pP REVIO usUS pP A g G E BECOME A PATRON OF THE ARTS!Benets:$225 in art dollars to use at Festival Artist of your choice to receive a recognition ribbon Tickets to Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center Membership to Seminole Cultural Arts Council Free admission to the Improv Comedy Club Invitation to Meet the Artists party Two V.I.P. passes to art festival Festival Poster Listing as Patron And More! Get Information at www.WSFOTA.com/patrons Presented byOctober 19th and 20thOctober 19th and 20th 10am -5pmWinter Springs Town Centerwww.WSFOTA.org about how much money Let us help you! Call today!(407)-644-6646www.aSafeHarbor.com Member of Bob Adams President/CEO A SafeHarbor, LLC bob@asafeharbor.comSTOP Worryingyou have for retirement.Instead of being concerned with the value of your retirement account, you should be more concerned with the income that account provides. Income maintains your quality of life so you may live in retirement as you did when you were working. You need to have the income so you can travel, see your grandkids and live whatever retirement dreams you may have. If you would like to see how you can MAXIMIZE YOUR INCOME FOR LIFE call us today. There are options available that most Americans dont know about. Give us one hour to see if we can give you your lifetime. Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and ne art curator. H H e is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida AA rt. Garrick can be reached at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407-522-3906. PARK AVENUE FASHION WEEK PHANTASMAGORIA IVIV

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