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Winter Park-Maitland observer ( 10-24-2013 )

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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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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:

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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 )

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Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began with v. 1, no. 1, Jan. 26, 1989.
General Note:
Description based on: Vol. 4, no. 29 (July 16, 1992).

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Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
oclc - 26271684
lccn - sn 92000170
issn - 1064-3613
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UF00091444:00286


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Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013Serving Winter Park, Maitland, Baldwin Park, College Park and Goldenrod50+ tax WPMOBSERVER.COM FASHION WEEK PHOTO GALLERYWPMOBSERVER.COMRun off all that candy5Ks are your excuse to exercise. FAMILY CALENDAR, 6Wildcats could clinch itNow 7-0, Winter Park football could win a district title tonight. SPORTS, 8The art of reading to kidsClass at Rollins treats students like elementary schoolers. LIFESTYLES, 10CALENDAR .................... 6 SPORTS ...................... 8 COMMUNITY BULLETIN ............ 9 LIFESTYLES ................... 10 CULTURE ..................... 12 OPINIONS .................... 15 CLASSIFIEDS .................. 32 Winter Park Mayor Ken Bradley shared ambitious ideas of how to boost economic growth during last weeks Economic Development Advisory Board meeting, bringing up the potential the city has to expand its boundaries. Last months Economic Development Advisory Board meeting involved a discussion of revitalizing the citys major commercial corridors, including Fairbanks Avenue and Denning Drive. Board members picked up the conversation once again last Tuesday, including the Mayor in their discussion. Bradley mentioned a number of ideas to stimulate the economy, including a completely new approach: annexation. Its kind of an opportunity for us; weve never discussed annexation as a city, Bradley said. I would like in the last year and a half of my mayors term that we at least have a conversation about annexation, a conversation about annexation that may extend our commercial corridor further out. Aloma Avenue is doable frankly. I think it could be something that could be done within our service areas and might even add to our economic engine. The city annexed 51 acres of land last year into the city as part of the future Ravaudage development, but that same land had already been previously deannexed temporarily to ease the permitting process. Members of the advisory board struggled to recall another instance where the city annexed land from Orange County I dont want to describe it as a radical departure, but it is radical in a sense and provides a wide range of opportunities, board member Owen Beitsch said. But annexation wasnt the only idea the Bradley brought to the table. The SunRail stacussed a new approach to managing trees during the Oct. 14 City Commission meeting in response to the vast number of dying trees in the city a problem that could change the face of the citys tree canopy for decades. City Arborist Dru Dennison reported to City Commissioners that at least a third of the tree canopy along city streets needs to come down for safety reasons, putting 10,000 to 13,000 trees along the citys public right of ways on the chopping block. She stressed that the true number of dead trees could be even higher, as the city still needs to complete an evaluation of every tree. Hopefully we will have a complete updated inventory; at that point in time we will be able to evaluate the trees in a more manageable way, Dennison said. We will have routine maintenance pruning cycle, but we dont know what that will be yet. Research shows that it will take several decades for the canopy to regain what it loses once the trees are cut down. According to Arborday.org, an aver age 60-foot-tall live oak tree takes between 30 to 60 years to reach its maximum height. The jolting estimate made by Dennison came PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVERT rees that were planted in a short span are dying simultaneously in Winter Park.Race against time to save citys dying treesAt least a third of all the trees in Winter Park need to be taken downTIM FREED Observer staff Please see TREES on page 2A small, green dot on a smartphone app can track your devices location from anywhere in the world. But if that device is stolen, that pinpoint location may not be precise enough for the police to help you get it back. Maitland Deputy Police Chief Bill McEachnie said the tracking apps dont narrow down locations enough to provide probable cause for courts to grant departments search warrants to retrieve them. Just because we might necessarily have an idea of where it is, it doesnt mean we can go get it, McEachnie said. That doesnt mean hope is lost, he said. Detectives can continue to track the phone to see if it goes mobile, and apprehend subjects on the move. Its a helpful tool and we do use it, McEachnie said. But its not foolproof. According to a Pew Internet study, as of May 2013, 56 percent of American adults owned smartphones. And, as that number rises, so do the potential targets for theft, McEachnie said. So while the apps provide no guarantee, they can still provide a small sense of glimmering hope in each mapped green dot.Phone stolen? Cops may be no helpSARAH WILSON Observer staff City ponders expanding bordersMayor brings up annexation as a method of economic developmentTIM FREED Observer staff Please see EXPANSION on page 2 407-740-0401 www.FirstColonyBank.netYour Real Hometown BankOn Hwy 17-92 in MaitlandMember FDIC

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P age 2 | Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 | Winter P ark / Maitland ObserverEXPANSION | Fancier entry roads, more money for expensesTREES | Could take 60 years to replacetion coming next spring will potentially boost the number of visitors coming to Park Avenue, and Bradley contemplated the possibility of more transportation options to take those visitors to other corridors throughout the city. Do we begin to look at some sort of circulator system or other kinds of streetcars? Bradley said. Thats something where our federal, local and state government can come together and ultimately impact us. as a city how we get people from the SunRail stop to 17-92. Bradley brought up the idea of bringing more museums to Winter Park as well, believing that the city of art and culture could stand to have a few more unique collections of treasured artifacts. Theres several people who think that Winter Park would be home to some great museums, Bradley said. We are home to some good museums today great museums, world-class but there could be a few more. City EDAB chairman Marc Reicher assured the mayor that the board will continue to focus on future economic growth, no matter which route they take with boosting the economy. We have really tried to turn our focus to serve the community in terms of what can we do to sustainability, Reicher said. When we look at the corridors in terms of economic oppor tunity, were almost translating that into how can we make these corridors assist in sustainability and the future enhancement and future growth of the things that are important to the everyday person in Winter Park. The EDAB requested to receive a package of city maps to further explore the possibility of annexation. up during a discussion of the Ur ban Forestry Management Plan, a city effort currently in the pipeline that hopes to mitigate the dead tree issue by effectively removing dead trees and carefully planting and trimming new ones. The report sparked a discussion among the Commissioners on the best way to deal with trees moving forward. What Im hoping for is that this Urban Forest Plan will direct us as to what trees we replace those trees with and how we maintain them going into the future so we dont end up with a scenario like this, said Commissioner Tom McMacken. Its costing the city literally hundreds of thousands of dollars to make up for what I consider some past poor decisions. City staff has been crafting the Urban Forestry Management Plan for more than a year, gathering an inventory of the trees and establishing how trees along public right of ways will be taken care of. Commissioner Sarah Sprinkel said that its high time the plan reached completion. Were adding money to it and still working on this plan, but we kind of need to decide how its going to work. Sprinkel said. Im ready to make some decisions. Commissioners discussed what constitutes trimming, what counts as a hazardous tree, and the issue of tree diversity, with Mayor Ken Bradley suggesting that residents should be able to choose whatever type of tree they wish to replace a dying one with along public streets, as long as it blends in with the character of Winter Park. Im convinced from information Ive received in citizen comment that some diversity is important, Bradley said. But McMacken strongly suggested that the city focus on live oak trees for their canopy wher ever possible due to their long life span of 150 years or more. Bradley remained optimistic that the discussion moved the Ur ban Forestry Management Plan closer to getting off the ground. I would argue that were a lot closer than weve ever been to having a true urban forestry management plan, said Mayor Ken Bradley. If this isnt done before Thanksgiving, then I think weve done something wrong. The City Commission asked city staff to bring forward a complete, holistic plan for recommendation. CONTINUED FROM FRONT P AGE CONTINUED FROM FRONT P AGE

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Winter P ark / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 | P age 3Goblins, ghouls, princesses and witches! Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to child safety. There are several easy and effective behaviors that parents can share with kids to help reduce their risk of injury. The Maitland Police Department will have a full complement of police vehicles out during the trick or treat hours from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. to add an additional safety presence across all neighborhoods in the city. Continuing the yearly will be busy handing out glow sticks for the kids in our neighbor hoods. Not only do the kids love them, but they are also a great safety feature for kids walking in the neighborhoods. Listed below are some safety tips to help make your Halloween more enjoyable and safe:W alk safelyChildren younger than 12 should trick-or-treat and cross streets with an adult. Cross the nals and crosswalks. Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross. Walk dont run across the street. Teach children to make eye contact with drivers before crossing in front of them. Always walk on sidewalks or paths. If there are no sidewalks, as possible. Children younger than age 12 should not be alone at night without adult supervision. If kids are mature enough to be out without supervision, they should stick to familiar areas that are well lit and trick-or-treat in groups. Choose costumes both creative and safeWhen selecting a costume, make sure it is the right size to prevent trips and falls. Decorate costumes and bags and, if possible, choose light colors. Choose face paint and makeup whenever possible instead of masks, which can obstruct a childs vision. Have kids carry glow sticks or seen by drivers.Double check candy and costumesCheck treats for signs of tampering before children are allowed to eat them. Remind children to eat only treats in their original, unopened wrappers. Candy should be thrown away if the wrapper is faded or torn, or if the candy is unwrapped.Drive extra safe on HalloweenSlow down and be especially alert in residential neighbor hoods. Children are excited on Halloween and may move in unpredictable ways. Eliminate any distractions inside your car so you can concentrate on the road and your sur roundings. Turn your headlights on earlier in the day to spot children from greater distances. Sgt. Louis Grindle Maitland P olice Department Maitland City TalkBY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Stay safe on Halloween Member FDICEQUAL HOUSINGLENDER RYour Home Town Bank TRUSTCO BANK*Application fee is $245. If loan does not close for any reason, the application fee will not be refunded. Please n ote: W e r eser ve the right to alte r or w ithdraw these products or certain featu res thereof without prior notification. For a limited time, when you apply for a mortgage at Trustco, your application fee will be refunded at the closing!* 407-659-5701 www.TrustcoBank.com Pumpkin Bash! Saturday, October 26th 10:00 AM 12:00 PM For A Frightfully Fun Time!Come Dressed in Your Best Halloween Costume & Enjoy: PLAYGROUND Magazines Costume Contest Cupcake Decorating Balloon Artist Monster Paws (Popcorn Treat) The Pumpkin Pick (Everyone is a winner!) Pumpkin Patch Photo Sessions by Jessica Friend Photography Admission is FREE! Be sure to visit our website for more information and subscribe to receive our e-mails. Event takes place by the fountain area near The Cheesecake Factory. Come Dressed in Your Best Halloween Costume & Enjoy: VILLAGE Served steamin hot, and stuffed way over code, get ready to enjoy your meatiest, cheesiest, feastiest, tastiest sub ever. FREE Chips and Medium Fountain Drink when you buy any Sub. Visit our tasty restaurant location at: Firehouse Subs Park Avenue 528 S. Park Avenue Winter Park, FL 32789 407.960.7827 2013 Firehouse Subs. This offer valid with coupon at participating restaurants. Prices and participation may vary, see restaurant for details. Limit one per customer, per visit. Not valid with any other offers. Exp. 12/31/13. COMBO$SUB

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Oct. 28 City Commission meeting There will be a City Commission meeting Monday, Oct. 28, at 3:30 p.m. in City Hall Commission Chambers located at 401 S. Park Ave. Below are a few topics of interest:Mayors Report Need Month for the 2013 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance teReuse Project of the Year Winter Park Estates Wastewater Treatment Facility Award Community Service Award Orlando Citizens Advisory CommitteeConsent Agenda 10/14/13. contracts (for a complete listing, please visit cityofwinterpark.org/ ccpackets). day, Dec. 23, City Commission meeting due to the Christmas holidays. ecute the First Amendment to the Native Load Firm Fixed Capacity and Partial Requirements Transcity of Winter Park and Florida Power & Light Company dated Aug. 12, 2013.Action Items Requiring Discussion waiver for use of the Central Park West Meadow for the Harvest Festival to be held Saturday, Nov. 23. Winter Park vs. Maxmedia, et. al. Public Hearings nance amending Chapter 26 Ar ticle III Film Industry to streamand amend certain provisions. Pension Plan. ter Park Ventures, LLC: Oct. 28 City Commission meeting There will be a City Commission meeting Monday, Oct. 28, at 3:30 p.m. in City Hall Commission Chambers located at 401 S. Park Ave. Below are a few topics of interest:Mayors Report Need Month for the 2013 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance teReuse Project of the Year Winter Park Estates Wastewater Treatment Facility Award Community Service Award Orlando Citizens Advisory CommitteeConsent Agenda 10/14/13. contracts (for a complete listing, please visit cityofwinterpark.org/ ccpackets). day, Dec. 23, City Commission meeting due to the Christmas holidays. ecute the First Amendment to the Native Load Firm Fixed Capacity and Partial Requirements Transcity of Winter Park and Florida Power & Light Company dated Aug. 12, 2013. Action Items Requiring Discussion waiver for use of the Central Park West Meadow for the Harvest Festival to be held Saturday, Nov. 23. Winter Park vs. Maxmedia, et. al.Public Hearingsnance amending Chapter 26 Ar ticle III Film Industry to streamand amend certain provisions. Pension Plan. ter Park Ventures, LLC: build a new two-story, 15-unit, residential condominium project at 472 and 510 W. Swoope Ave. with a variance for a 10-foot side setback on the west side in lieu of the required 20 feet. ter Park Ventures, LLC: approval to remove the prohibition on garage doors versus open carports at the two-story, nineunit residential condominium building under construction at 434 and 444 W. Swoope Ave. Holdings, LLC: o First reading of the ordinance to change the existing zoning of Multi-family Residential DisAndrews Blvd. accepting Resolution No. 1978-07 regarding rules for the conduct of City Commission meetings, as well as other subjects addressed in that resolution; adding two sections to comply with Chapter 2013-227, Laws of Florida, and authorizing the City Manager to provide for certain areas to remain open during City Commission meetings and to prohibit persons Commission to address the Commission from certain areas. amending Section 2-48, General Rules applicable to subsidiary boards of the city. pital: parking garage, per the Winter Park Hospitals Master Plan approved April 25, 2005. sions full agenda on the home page of cityofwinterpark.org under Whats New > City Commission Agenda.Feed the Need Kickoff On Thursday, Oct. 31, at 10 a.m., just outside Winter Park City Hall located at 401 S. Park Ave., the Winter Park community communitywide effort to end hunger in Central Florida, Feed the Need. From Friday, Nov. 1, through Friday, Nov. 22, the campaign will unite local residents, businesses, faith communities and civic groups through online giving, friendly competitions, community events and individual fundraising. Vist bit.ly/cityofwinterpark for more information or to sign up.Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on T witter, and watch us on Vimeo. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 PHONE: 407-563-7000 FAX: 407-563-7099 WPMOBSERVER.COMPUBLISHERTracy 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 POSTMASTER: Send address changes to:Winter Park / Maitland Observer 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835 Established in 1989 by Gerhard J.W Munster P age 4 | Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 | Winter P ark / Maitland Observer Winter Park City TalkBY RAND Y KNIGHT CITY MANAGER Help feed the need

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P age 6 | Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 | Winter P ark / Maitland Observer FAMILY CALENDAR OCT 24The Halloween Hustle 5K race to end childhood hunger will take place on Thursday, Oct. 24. This Halloweenthemed event includes a 5K run/walk, Community-Based Care of Central Florida Kids Fun Run and Halloween party with activities for adults and children from 5 to 10 p.m. in Baldwin P ark. From trickor-treating to Halloween-themed carnival games for the kids to live entertainment, food trucks and beer/wine for the adults, the frightening festivities are t for all ages. Costumes are strongly encouraged. Visit jlgo.org for more information. OCT 25Everest Universitys medical assistant and medical administrative faculty and students will raise funds for cancer awareness. Donations will go through the Caring Bridge Organization and benet local 2-year-old Cannon Wiggins, who is ghting neuroblastoma. Its from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25 at Ever est University, 5421 Diplomat Circle in Orlando. Visit caringbridge.org for more information.OCT 26The Goldenrod Area Chamber of Commerce would like to invite all to come out and join us for a very exciting 35th Annual Goldenrod Festival & P arade on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 4755 N. P almetto Ave. in Winter P ark at the Goldenrod Station off of Aloma Avenue and Goldenrod Road. The day will begin at 7 a.m. with a pancake breakfast sponsored by Matthew Roberts Air Conditioning & Heating. All you can eat pancakes, sausages, coffee and juice for $5 per person! The parade will begin at 11 a.m. down Aloma Avenue from Forsyth Road to Goldenrod Road eastbound. W e are pleased to have the Shriners included. Following the parade, the United Legacy BBQ Cookout at the Goldenrod Station will feature hamburgers and hotdogs and all the trimmings for a donation of $5 until 2 p.m. There will be a Kids Corner full of bounce houses, carnival games, face painting, crafts, cotton candy, popcorn, snow-cones and more at no charge for the children at the Goldenrod Station following the parade. For more information or for sponsorship opportunities, contact Darlene Dangel, executive director of the Goldenrod Chamber, at 407-677-5980. Kids T rick-or-T reat on P ark A venue is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. along P ark Avenue. Visit P ark Avenue merchants and have a good time at this annual tradition. Visit cityofwinterpark.org for more information. Buy hard-to-nd Central Florida native trees, shrubs, grasses and wildowers on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mead Botanical Gardens Backyard Biodiversity Day and Native Plant Sale. Enjoy a variety of speakers, hikes, and exhibits to learn how to enhance the beauty, sense of place, and changing seasons of your yard by incorporating native plants. Mead Botanical Gardens is located at 1500 S. Denning Drive, Winter P ark. The public is invited to this free event. The event will feature presentations by knowledgeable speakers, including author and lmmaker Bill Belleville, on a variety of topics designed to explore the beauty, health, and diversity of our backyard plants, soils and wildlife. Visit tarower.fnpschapters.org for more information. OCT 27Its the 14th annual P ark A venue P et Costume Contest! This year the costume contest will be held on stage at Central P ark in a fenced in area, especially for your pets! The event benets the Sebastian Haul Fund, helping transport greyhounds to new homes. The large pet contest begins at 11 a.m., the small pet contest is at 1 p.m., and pet trick-ortreating is from noon to 3 p.m. For more information, call The Doggie Door at 407644-2969. Free bagel breakfast and live enter tainment will be enjoyed at the Fall Festival and walk on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 9:30 a.m. at Cranes Roost P ark in Altamonte Springs. The festivities will include activities for children such as face painting, bounce house and clowns. A health fair, vendors, and more will be available for adults. Proceeds benet the Jewish P avilion. The P avilion ensures that our elders in long-term care are visited and enjoy holiday celebrations, intergenerational activities and ice cream socials. P avilion staff and volunteers visit more than a thousand seniors all over Orlando. For more infor mation visit jewishpavilion.orgOCT 30The streets will ll with dancing, waving, cheering, candy-throwing revelers at the Winter P ark High School P arade and P ep Rally. Come cheer on the Wildcats as they enter their nal home game of the season that week. Its along P ark Avenue, starting at 5 p.m. on W ednesday, Oct. 30, heading south along Central P ark. OCT 31 Pumpkins and Munchkins comes to Shady P ark from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Halloween night. Children of all ages are invited to join for games, bounce houses, a costume contest, trick-or-treat trail and lots of fun for the entire family. This free event is located at 721 W New England Ave. Call 407-599-3275 for more infor mation. NOV. 1Middle school teens, are you looking for something fun to do on Friday night? Head over to the Roth JCC for a night of spirited singing and engaging fun! W e will have a camp-style dinner and there will be plenty of creative activities as we come together for a meaningful Shabbat! Join us! Its from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, at 851 N. Maitland Ave. in Maitland. Visit orlandojcc.org for more information. KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! The businesses, organizations and individuals below have chosen to support your local chamber of commerce again in 2013 by renewing their membership. Please join us in thanking them for their investment in our community the next time you shop, dine, or call on their place of business. ANNUAL SUPPORTERS Conductive Education Center of Orlando Financial Harvest Wealth Advisors Florida Hospital Centre for Family Medicine Holler Hyundai Lee Newsom Olde Town Brokers Sally Ward Interior Design Waste Pro USA 5+ YEARS B.A.S.E. Camp Children's Cancer Foundation BARR Financial Services, LLC Jewett Orthopaedic Convenient Care Center Mellow Mushroom Sheraton Orlando North The Park Press Una Donna Piu 10+ YEARS AFLAC Hampton Inn & Suites Jill S. Schwartz & Associates, P.A. Orange County Public Schools O r l a n d o H e a l t h Sutton Homes Alzheimer ALF Wells Fargo Home Mortgage 15+ YEARS Epoch Properties, Inc. Godbold, Downing, Sheahan & Bill, P.A. Workscapes, Inc. 20+ YEARS Erik C. Larsen, P.A. Victory Martial Arts 25+ YEARS Goodwill Industries of Central Florida J o e T e r r a n o v a 30+ YEARS Walker & Company 35+ YEARS Lombardi's Marketplace, LLC C h a m b e r T r u s t e e F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n a b o u t t h e W i n t e r P a r k C h a m b e r o f C o m m e r c e o u r m e m b e r s a n d u p c o m i n g e v e n t s v i s i t u s a t t h e W i n t e r P a r k W e l c o m e C e n t e r c a l l ( 4 0 7 ) 6 4 4 8 2 8 1 o r l o g o n t o w w w w i n t e r p a r k o r g EVENTS & PROGRAMS F E E D T H E N E E D W I N T E R P A R K November 1 22 Join the community-wide e ffort to raise funds for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida Donations and Informatio n at feedtheneedwp.org W I N T E R P A R K E X E C U T I V E W O M E N Monday, November 4 at 11:30 a.m. Winter Park Welcome Center Speaker: Joanie Schirm, author G O O D M O R N I N G W I N T E R P A R K Friday, November 8 at 7:45 a.m. Winter Park Welcome Center Topic: Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida H A P P Y H O U R F O R H U N G E R Thursday, November 14 at 5:30 p.m. Winter Park Village S M A L L B U S I N E S S E D U C A T I O N S E R I E S Friday, November 15 at 8:00 a.m. Winter Park Welcome Center Topic: Healthcare Reform

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Welcome to a place all about health, healing and you. The new Florida Hospital for Women at Winter Park Memorial Hospital fulfills all your needs under one roof with our onestop boutique approach for your mindbody-spirit called Full Embrace Health Care. Our network of womens physicians provides you with comprehensive womens services and the latest in wellness and health advancements, including your very own Life Designer. Its an elegant retreat, a haven designed exclusively for you. for W omen Winter Park PMS: 294 100% K 70% K Florida Hospital Font: Friz Quadrata Tag Line Font: Adobe Garamond italic C = 100 M = 56 Y = 0 K = 18 The skill to heal. The spirit to care. A ONE-STOP, BOUTIQUE CENTRE FOR HEALTH, DESIGNED EXCLUSIVELY FOR YOU.To schedule an appointment with one of our physicians or the Life Designer, call (407) 646-7999. NUTRITION UROGYNECOLOGY DIGESTIVE HEALTH MAMMOGRAPHY BREAST HEALTH ADVANCED GYNECOLOGY COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH ASSESSMENT MENOPAUSE HEART HEALTH LIFE DESIGNER BONE HEALTHMost insurance accepted.WPMH-13-15651 WPMH-13-15651 Maitland Observer Nov.indd 1 10/15/13 1:03 PM

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P age 8 | Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 | Winter P ark / Maitland ObserverThe Knights may be all over the Top 25 standings after a shocker win over the Louisville Cardinals on Thursday, but they face one of their biggest challenges this Saturday: the opponent with the bad record. UConn arrives in the Bright House carrying a good luck charm with it: UCFs troubled history against overmatched teams. Two years ago they let an outgunned FIU team upend them 17-10 thanks to crucial fumbles. Last season they barely escaped from a basement-dwelling UTEP team with a victory margin of only a touchdown. Then on Oct. 5 this season they only defeated a one-win Memphis squad by scor ing two touchdowns in nine seconds and intercepting a would-be game-tying pass in the end zone This season the Knights are 5-1 after bamboozling No. 8/6 Louisville, which was downgraded Sunday to No. 20 in the pionship Series rankings. It was a wild swing in rankings after a wild win. On Oct. 18 the UCF Knights stunned a Louisville home crowd that had been there to celebrate an undefeated teams homecoming. It was a Knightmare of a homecoming for the Cardinals, with UCF coming back to edge them 38-35. Im really proud of the players, UCF Head Coach George OLeary told ESPN after the game. They got down 28-7 and they kept clawing away. The Knights scored 24 unanteam this season to lead Louisville at any point in a game. They of minutes in the second half, scoring three touchdowns in less The go-ahead score that ended team to not trail in any game this season came off kicker Shawn up 31-28. The Cardinals struck back after that kick, marching down the lead with only three minutes left and hand the ball back to the Knights. In the game-winning drive, quarterback Blake Bortles would pass for 75 yards in 11 plays to run out most of the clock and take the score that would put the Knights on top for good. In the wake of the upset win, the Knights were catapulted into four Top 25 rankings at once. Theyre No. 25 in the USA Today poll, No. 23 in the BCS standings, No. 21 in the AP Top 25, and No. 16 in ESPN.coms Power Rankings. In the lattermost ranking the Knights leapfrogged Louisville, which fell to No. 20 in that poll. The Knights on Saturday host American Athletic Conference rival UConn, which is 0-6 on the season. The Huskies are coming off a 41-16 loss to Cincinnati, which is mid-pack in the AAC standings. The Huskies have suffered from offensive line weakness, giving up 31 sacks in six games, while averaging 16.3 points per game and allowing 30.7 points per game. The Knights are scor ing 32.8 points per game and allowing 19.7 points per game. for the Knights is red zone scor ing. The Knights have scored 93 percent of the time theyve crossed the 20-yard line. Theyve snagged a touchdown 68 percent of the time. The Huskies have scored 86 percent of the time in the red zone, but only 36 percent of the time have they emerged with a touchdown and theyve goal attempts. The game kicks off at noon and will be televised on ESPN. Knights host UConn after shocker It took a while for the Wildcats was off to the races as the football team demolished Hagerty 24-8 on Oct. 18. The score was deadlocked held them short of scoring range, but the Wildcats exploded for 14 points in the second quarter and then cruised from there. end zone with just a few minutes left in the game, then rubbed in their only touchdown with a twopoint conversion. The Wildcats held the Huskies to less than 150 yards in the game, while Winter Park QB J.P. Colton threw for 126 yards on a 62 percent completion rate. The Wildcats will host Oviedo this weekend in one of their toughest challenges of the season. The Wildcats will need the win to guarantee a district championship. That game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. EdgewaterA 31-23 loss to Minneola kept the Eagles record perfect at 0-8 on the season, though the Eagles led the game early on. The Eagles allowed 405 yards of total offense in the game, plus four sacks. The Eagles will face the game of the year at 7 p.m. Friday at Apopka (7-1). The Blue Darters are coming off a 43-0 trouncing of Evans, their seventh time scoring more than 40 points in a game this season. OrangewoodThe Rams improved to 3-4 on the season with a stunner over The First Academy by a score of 41-35 Oct. 18. They travel to face Melbourne Central Catholic at 7 p.m. Oct. 25. Wildcats still streakingISAAC BABCOCK Observer staff ISAAC BABCOCK Observer staff 14TH ANNUAL TASTE OF ORLANDOVisit thetasteoforlando.com to nd out how to get your advance wristband. At the intersection of Alafaya Trail and SR408 in East Orlando 407.737.2866 SPONSORED BY: PRESENTED BY: ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVERWilliam Stanback had crucial runs in UCFs comeback over No. 8/6 Louisville.

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Winter P ark / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 | P age 9 Photo Courtesy of Sandra Johnson PhotographyFEATURING: Pet Trick or Treat in Park Avenue stores from 12noon to 3pm PLUS: Pet Related Vendors, Caricature Artist, Pet Photographer, Pet TrainersOn the corner of North Park Avenue & Gareld in Downtown Winter Park BENEFICIARY: FOUND ED & H O STED B Y SP ONS ORS:FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please call 407-644-2969 or stop by our store at 329 Park Avenue North, Winter Park costume contest FOURTEENTH ANNU A L P A RK AVENUE E T One Senior Place ... See our full Calendar of Events at OneSeniorPlace.com407.949.6733715 Douglas Avenue Altamonte Springs, FL 32714M-F 8:30am 5pmFRI DA Y, O C T O B E R 25 Chair Pilates 1:30pm-2pm Hosted by VITAS Innovative Hospice Care RSVP 407.949.6733 Health Care Reform 9am-10:30am By Florida Blue-McBride Insurance Agency RSVP 407.230.7825 ADRC Workshop How to Communicate When Logic Does Not Work 2pm -3:30pm Presented by Jerry Hamilton, MSEd RSVP 407.843.1910 M O N DA Y, O C T O B E R 28 Senior Club Sponsored by Family Physicians Group 10am 12pm October 28th Casino Day The Real Estate Specialists are IN 10am-1pm Presented by Exit Real Estate Results By Appointment Only 407.949.6714 Florida Blue Seminar 10am-11:30am By Florida Blue-McBride Insurance Agency RSVP 407.230.7835 T U ESDA Y, O C T O B E R 29 WellCare Seminar 9:30am-10:30am Also: Wed, Oct 30th, 9:30am-10:30am Thurs, Oct 31st 2:30pm-3:30pm Presented by Medicare Plan Options RSVP 407.949.6723 AARP Medicare Complete 2pm-3:30pm Presented by LTC Advisors, RSVP 407.949.6722 Health Care Reform 3:30pm-5pm Presented by LTC Advisors RSVP 407.949.6722 W ED N ESDA Y, O C T O B E R 30 Why do hearing aids cost so much? 3pm-4:30pm Presented by Harmony Hearing Cen ters of America RSVP 407.949.6737 Freedom/Optimum Seminar 11am-1pm Presented by Freedom Health Open to the Public. T HUR SDA Y, O C T O B E R 31 AARP Medicare Complete 10am-11:30am By LTC Advisors, RSVP 407.949.6722Calendar of Events October 2013 Business Briefs Lauded lawyersFisher & Phillips LLP announced today that three Orlando attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014. Firmwide, 81 Fisher & Phillips attorneys were named to the list. The attorneys, who specialize in labor and employment law, employee benets law, or immigration law, were honored for their labor and employment work.In the A V clubLowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P .A. is pleased to announce that attorney and partner Joaquin (Quino) E. Martinez has received an A V rating from Martindale-Hubbell. An AV rating is the highest rating an attorney can receive in honor of their legal expertise, ethical behavior and overall experience in their practice. Martinez is a partner in the real estate transactions, development and nance practice focusing on commercial leasing, nancing, acquisition, development and disposition of commercial real estate and commercial loan workouts and restructuring.Community Bulletin Calling all championsBe a community champion by signing up for Feed the Need Winter P ark, a drive to end hunger in Central Florida. Its a rst-of-its-kind, community-wide effort to raise funds for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. Its a virtual food drive that will help people struggling in our community. Prizes will be awarded to T op Fundraiser for large and small company divisions, and a T op Fundraising Individual. Its kicking off ofcially on Oct. 31, but fundraisers are encouraged to sign up by Oct. 25. Visit feedtheneedwp.org for more information and to sign up as a business or individual. The fund drive will continue until just before Thanksgiving to help feed needy families. Planning GlenridgeMichael S. W allman has been named Chairman of the School Advisory Council committee at Glenridge Middle School in Orlandos Baldwin P ark neighborhood. The SAC committee assists the principal in developing a school improvement plan and evaluating the results of the plan in order to help students achieve success.

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P age 10 | Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 | Winter P ark / Maitland ObserverLifestyles Judging by the rapt expressions on their faces, the teacher perched on a desk reading aloud to her class had captured her students imaginations. With smiles spread wide, laughing out loud at the funny parts, the entire room gets swept up in the enchantment she weaves as she turns the pages of the childrens book. But this is no ordinary classroom. The students are enrolled in Rollins College, not kindergarten. The teacher, Diane Doyle, while no less happy to be reading to her students, normally reads this way to preschoolers at Rollins Child Development Center, not college students. The reason for this unlikely story time is to bring the message of the importance of early literacy intervention to undergraduate students in the hopes of encouraging them to go into the community and give back what they have learned. Inspired by her own research and work to end the social injustice of illiteracy, Dr. Sharon Carnahan began Rollins Readers to equip college students with the skills to read to young children in ways that both educate and entertain. The small meeting room where the workto capacity, about half the attendees education majors, there to acquire another skill set for the classroom. Others, such as biochemistry major Eric Yao, came to learn how to reach out to children both now and in his future career as a pediatrician. I love my little cousins, all kids really, and I want to connect to them better, I am thinking about going into pediatrics, so I felt like this would help me do that, he said. Reaching out to children on their level is what the workshop is focused on. Emphasis is placed on reading age-appropriate PHOTO BY ALLISON OLCSVAY THE OBSERVERDiane Doyle shows college students how to read to preschoolers by pretending that they are them. Rollins equips students to ght illiteracyALLISON OLCSVAY Observer staff Please see READERS on next page Its the Hotsy-Totsy 1920's...Benefit for Homeless Women and Children. Heart to Heart: a Community Care Home, Inc. nonprofit since 1992.Dressy Attire or Costume Party Casino Games, No Limit BlackJack Tournament Swingin' music by the Performing Arts of Maitland Dance Band Speakeasy Bars and Fabulous Foods provided by Tim Webber Catering The Gold Sponsors of this EventThe Gold Sponsors for this Exceptional Evening of Entertainment Saturday, November 2, 2013Doors open 6:00pm Hosted at Mercedes-Benz of Orlando 810 N. Orange Avenue (Hwy 17/92) Maitland, FL 32751 TICKETS, TABLES OR SPONSORSHIPwww.H2HCentralFlorida.org/events For Reservations call 407-463-6297 orri s Resor Grand Cayman Islan Using guffaws of laughter, excited squeals and theatric pauses, Doyle reads aloud as she would to preschoolers.

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Winter P ark / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 | P age 11material and engaging the audience with voice intonation, creative sound effects and Using guffaws of laughter, excited squeals and theatric pauses, Doyle reads aloud as she would to preschoolers, to demonstrate these techniques. She also pauses to ask questions and offer insight into the characters thoughts and emotions; teaching the Rollins students to draw the listener in, as they would a captive audience of children. When the demonstration was complete, students formed small groups and tried out the skills for themselves. This really helped me, said future education major Abby Goecker. I never know what questions to ask when Im reading to kids. Goecker, who volunteers at the Grand Avenue Primary Learning Center near Par ramore, hopes to use her new skills both at home now and abroad next spring dur ing Rollins trip to Costa Rica. A group of students headed by Dr. Carnahan and Dr. Margot Fadool will spend three weeks there learning and volunteering in both urban and rural areas, including working with local schools to develop literacy programs. Having mastered the ency and expression, the newest batch of Rollins Readers were invited to go out and share what they have learned with community partners such as Fern Creek Elementary School, the Winter Park Day Nursery and Orange County Public Schools Read2Succeed program, which are all eager for qualiOur goal for this program is to use the teaching practices that we use at the [Child Development Center] and show under graduate students at Rollins how to use [these skills] in their daily lives, perhaps with their own children or with the work that they do in the future, said the Centers lead teacher, Caitlin Mason.PHOTO BY ALLISON OLCSVAY THE OBSERVERRollins College students practice reading picture books to each other to internalize techniques to keep up interest. $104,000 $108,160 $111,405 $115,861 $119,950 $119,950 $124,748 $129,738 $129,738 $134,928 $131,080 $171,819 $183,846 $225,219 $240,985 $89,861 $78,141 $59,882 $75,679 $82,486 $96,532 $99,939 $61,477 $75,896 $85,597 $85,595 $97,069 $84,961 W h i c h l i n e g i v e s y o u t h e b e s t c h a n c e f o r s u cce s s ? I llustr a tion per iod: 1 -1-2000 thr ough 1-1-2012. Each e xample sho wn assumes $100,000 initial pr emium with no withdr a w als M ar ket v alue based on the S&P 500 Index. H i s t o r i c a l perf o r m a n c e o f the S & P 5 0 0 I n d e x s h o u l d not be c onsider ed a r epr esen ta tion of cur r en t or futur e per f or manc e of the I nde x or of an y annuit y H ypothetical inde x annuit y pr oduc t illustr a tion assumes cr editing method of a 6% annual poin t -t o -poin t cap and annual r eset H ypothetical I nc ome R ider V alue assumes a 7% annual r a t e of r etur n f or inc ome pur poses I llustr a tion v alues r epr esen t g r oss r etur ns A ssumed annuit y r a t es and ac tual hist or ical pr ic es of the S&P 500 I nde x w er e used in this purely hypothetical example for the purpose of illustrating comparitive values and to illustrate how the Interest-Crediting Strategy might have guaranteed. Past performance does not guarantee future results. O N E S H OTY o u o n l y h a v e a t r et i r em en t w i ll f a ll6 0% o f A m er i c a n s s h o r t. M ember of(407)-644-6646w w w .aS af eHar b or .c omB ob A dams P r esiden t/CEOA S af eHar bor LL C bob@asaf ehar bor .c om Illustration period: 12-31-1999 though 12-31-2012According to paycheckforlife.com, three out of ve middle-class Americans entering retirement today are projected to outlive their nancial assets. Learn how to protect your retirement account from losses, maintain upside potential and maximize your lifetime income. Call us today for your PERSONALIZED SAFE MONEY REPORT. 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: 11/07/2013 | Code: WPMO5 READERS | Education teachers get a refresher on how it feels to be read to like an elementary schooler CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS P AGE

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P age 12 | Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 | Winter P ark / Maitland ObserverCurrent Mayor Dyer and the State of Downtown OrlandoIt is no secret to my readers that Mayor Buddy Dyer is a hero to any of us who appreciate or create art. In his recent State of Downtown address, Dyer 2003) that includes the completion of 50 cornerstone projects representing nearly $2 billion in investment and the new Amway Center. He also got to look ahead to 2014, a year that will include See Art Orlando, Orlandos eight new privately funded public art sculptures; SunRail beginning operations; and the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts opening to the public. Find the speech at tinyurl.com/MayorspeechOct. 24 & 25 Christopher Leavy in Cabaret at the Winter P ark PlayhouseFeels Like Home is a perfect title for the cabaret performances by Christopher Leavy in his one-man cabaret act set for Oct. 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. Having performed in more than 35 musicals, dozens of cabarets, and as music arranger for the Playhouses original musical tributes for the past seven years, Leavy certainly feels like home at the Playhouse. Feels Like Home offers songs from Broadway personal musical journey. Call 407-645-0145 or visit winterparkplayhouse.org Oct. 25 to Nov. 17 Got ART?Sanfords Gallery on First artists will hold their 2013 Got Art? Holiday Extravaganza from Oct. 25 through Nov. 17 with an opening reception Oct. 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. Offering art objects (suitable for gift-giving), including jewelry, ornaments, mixed media pieces, sculptures and paintings, its good to arrive early for this selection of popularly priced works from the resident artists. Its free and open to the public. Gallery on First is at 211 E. First St. in Sanford. Call 407-323-2774 Oct. 25 Mother-in-Laws DayDid you know that we actually have a Mother-in-Laws Day? Celebrated the fourth Sunday in October, its curious that the day should show up (coincidentally) one week before Halloween! Draw your own conclusions; Im just the reporter Oct. 25 and 27 Opera in Orlando thanks to the Philharmonic Entering its 21st season, the Orlando Philharmonic will produce Rossinis comic opera The Barber of Seville with performances on Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. The Barber of Seville is funny even when you dont understand Italian (there will be English translations above the stage) with a story that tells of how Figaro (the barber) helps the young Rosina escape an unwanted marriage to her elderly guardian, Dr. Bartolo, while helping Count Almaviva win Rosinas heart through a series of disguises. Everyone will recognize Figaros aria, Largo al factotum, one of the most popular in all of opera. Call 407-770-0071 or visit OrlandoPhil.org/operaOct. 26 The Winter P ark Museum HopProving once again that Win-Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your 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. CHRISTOPHER LEAVY GALLERY ON FIRST MUSEUM HOP Its a Gym for Y our Dog! Unlike traditional doggie daycare, ou r Day Fitness and Care program oers: customized workout p rograms weight loss and tness indoor warm water aqua therap y canine massage one-on-one attention due to small class sizes 2826 Shader Rd. Orlando, FL 32808 www.BarkingDogFitness.com info@BarkingDogFitness.com Conveniently located at... Me non this ad and re ceive a 10% discount for life! Limite d me oe r. 407-295-3888 A New Concept in Doggie Daycare TOO BUSY TO EXERCISE YOUR DOG? We have the Answer! Please see CULTURE on next page

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Winter P ark / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 | P age 13CULTURE | Spooky surprises, a cabaret, cowboy suits and cabernets, and a one man show hits the stageter Park is a treasure trove of art and cultural institutions, we are invited to a guided tour of seven outstanding museum and art spaces on the Winter Park Museum Hop on Oct. 26 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Tour stops include the Hannibal Square Heritage Center, Winter Park History Museum, Casa Feliz, the Polasek Museum, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park Public Library (home of the Sidewalk Art Festival Best of Show Collection), and The Alfond Inn Collection of Art. A ticket for $20 includes bus transport, breakfast, lunch and snacks. Call 407-623-3279.Oct. 26 Cows n Cabs a charity culinary festival ABC Fine Wine & Spirits David Larue and celebrity chef John Rivers return with the third edition of Cows n Cabs, with its signature rustic theme. Inspired by local cuisine, and working to break the cycle of poverty in Central Florida, 100 percent the Community Food & Outreach Center and Elevate Orlando. Along with top culinary talent, attendees enjoy live music; a photo booth; a game of Wine Ring Toss (where guests can win bottles of wine); and a silent auction. Admission is $110. Visit cowsncabs.com or email tina@ cowsncabs.comOct. 27 Breakthrough Theatres Cabaret Series Breakthrough Theatres new Cabaret Series will present The Songs of Stephen Schwartz in its that brings together the voices of many Breakthrough alumni. For one night only Oct. 27 Josh Breece, Maria Cavanaugh, Emily Dykes, Krystal Gillette, Wade Hair, Lori Babson Jessup, Jon Jimenez, Babetta Popoff, Justin J. Scarlat, and Rachael West will perform their favorite Stephen Schwartz songs from classic ing Godspell, Pippin, Wicked, Children of Eden, The Bakers Wife, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and others. Call 407-920-4034 for reservations.Oct. 29 American Guild of Organists free Spooktacular organ concert Were invited to get into costume and get a preview of Halloweens thrills on Oct. 29 (beginning at 7 p.m.). The Central Florida Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will present the spooky aspects of the Trexler Memorial Organ in the Chapel Towers at 300 E. Church St. in Orlando. A reception will follow. Call 352-787-3192 for information.Oct. 29 The T raveling One Show heads back T o OrlandoThe international One Show Awards is headed back to Central Florida with a screening and gallery exhibition of the years best in creative advertising from across the globe. The Traveling One Show Orlando will be held Oct. 29 beginning at 5:30 p.m. CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS P AGE CABARET SERIES Please see CULTURE on page 14 This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater Midnight Movies: EVIL DEAD II Sat 11:59PMOne Week Only! Audience and Grand Jury Awards at SXSW 2013 SHORT TERM 12 Fri-Sat 3:45, 6:30, 9:15 Sun 4:00, 6:30, 9:15 Mon, Wed, Thurs 6:30, 9:15 Tue 6:30 onlyCaspers Friendly Halloween Party Featuring CASPER BBQ lunch, costume contest & carnival games! Sun 11am Eden Bar Halloween Party 21+ Only | Live DJ | No Cover Sat 9pm-2am Wednesday Fright Pitcher Show FREE on the lawn at Eden Bar SAW Wed 8pm Cult Classics:INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1956)Tue 9:30pm How do we live life when Hope seems distant, unreasonable, or even lost? How do we live life when the walls seem to be caving in around us? Most of us panic within ourselves, and try to display an outward disposition of peace. Others have anger over the situation in which there is no good target for our anger. In times like this, sometimes the target of our anger becomes God, and even ourselves. Anger directed inward can then morph into sadness, self-loathing and depression. is reaction if taken for long enough is the gateway for many to lose their lives. It has led some to utter despair, turning to substances for relief, and even worse some have decided in the thick of the storm to take their life. Yet still, there are some who seem to have learned the art and grace of navigating the storms of life. Is it an issue of simply having true grit? I think that focus and determination to survive are certainly a true factor. Is it simply having amazing unwavering faith? Surely having faith is a factor. Is it about having the right support group of friends, family, and community? is certainly cant hurt. What is the answer to this mystery? I Corinthians 13:13 advises this formula, abide faith, hope, and love, these three; but the greatest of these is love. (NASB) Keep the faithsure I can understand that in tough times. Keep hopewell yeah thats what we are talking about! But love? Why keep love? Well for one, love is tough. It is stronger than hate, and love conquers all. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things, is patient, and in the midst of it all is even kind. In fact, Gods word says that love never fails. (I Cor. 13) Yet sometimes, life on earth here feels so far removed from the notion of the idea of fathoming the phrase Heaven on earth. ats because what you are experiencing feels much more like Hell on earth. Maybe this is the toughest and longest struggle of your life. Ive heard it said that all people fall into three categories. ose whove just gone through a struggle, those who are in it, and those who are on their way into one. Even Jesus said that in this life, tribulation or stumbling blocks are inevitable. But he also gave a warning against those who cause them. If you nd yourself at this moment going through a little or a lot of Hell on earth, take some advice from Winston Churchill: If youre going through hell, keep going. Rodney Atkins adds to these words in his country song, If Youre Going rough Hell, keep on going, dont slow down if youre scared dont show it, you might get out before the Devil even knows youre there. One person who lived this out for the long haul was Navy Vice Admiral James Stockdale. From 1965 to 1973, he was a prisoner of war in North Vietnam. He was tortured physically and psychologically during that time, with the enemys sole intention being to break his hope. Stockdale retells his story of watching his fellow soldiers losing hope around them, especially when they would set a deadline in their minds and in their hopes for being released from prison such as being home for anksgiving or Christmas. When the day would come and go, and their situation was still that of a prisoner, they would fall into despair. ese are the ones who didnt make it. Stockdale on the other hand, hoped for the best, but also embraced for the worst. Jim Collins wrote about him in his book Good to Great, and even coined his name as a phenomenon, the Stockdale Paradox: keeping hope, and not setting our hopes up to fail. It is doubtful that many or any of you reading have been tortured and imprisoned like this, however we can still feel that our situation is a prison with no hope. In the midst of the torture of your life, my encouragement to you today is to muster up the faith to keep hope alive, so that even today you may still love life. In the car with my father one day, I asked him how he survived a grueling and horric time in his life. Within the span of a year and a half, his father died leaving him in his young 20s to run three businesses. en his mother got hit by a car walking across a street. No one believed she would stay alive. en his wife, my mom, came down with a disease that was very misunderstood at the time, Multiple Sclerosis. Back to back to back, stumbling blocks, trials, and tribulations were happening in his life. Aer retelling the story that he lived through, I asked this simple question, Dad, how did you get through all of thathow were you able to handle it? He gripped the steering wheel, took a deep breath, and then looked over at me with his answer, What was the other option?Simply put, we have to choose. Choose to live life in the face of death, misery, and disease. Choose to continue on, and nd peace and joy in the midst of whatever you may be going through. Carpe Diem, Seize the day, because even this day, is the day the Lord has madeso let us rejoice and be glad in it. (Psalm 118:24)For now, keep the Hope alive. Keep Faith alive. Keep Love alive. Just keep on going.HopeWhen Hope Seems Distant, Even Lost.by Daniel Ivey OurLifeTodayCelebrating Life, Faith and the Power of Hope abide faith, hope and love, these three; but the greatest of these is love. 1st Corinthians 13:13 OurLifeToday October 2013 Facebook Twitter

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P age 14 | Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 | Winter P ark / Maitland ObserverCULTURE | The Book of Mormon may have sold out on Broadway, but theres still time to get tickets herewith a creative party featuring live jazz, appetizers and a cash bar at The Orange Studio at 1121 Mills Ave. Featured guests will include One Show award-winners David Suarez, former UCF student from Oviedo, and Dan Gonzalez, former FSU student from Miami. Both won three gold and two silver awards for their work on Ragu. Register to attend at orlando.aiga.org or call 407895-5360. Oct. 29 to Nov. 10 The Book of Mormon knocks on Orlandos doorHaving won the best musical Tony Award, NY Drama Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama League Award, and the Grammy for best musical, one might think this musical has brought us the Rapture if it werent for the blasphemy! The Book of Mormon features a book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park. ets on Broadway, and now we can get our tickets right here in Orlando for performances at the Bob Carr. Get yours at Ticketat 100 S. Eola Drive, the Amway 1-800-982-2787.Oct. 29 & continuing Lullaby and Goodnight at the Morse MuseumOn Oct. 29 the Morse Museum in Winter Park will open an exhibit based on three author/illustrators noted for their early contributions to childrens literature. Lullaby and GoodnightChildrens Literature from the Morse Collection shows how the whimsical prose of late 19thcentury childrens literature had a grand plan to instill beauty from the earliest years. Kate Greenaway (1846), Mary Dow Brine (1836), and Eulalie Osgood Grover (1873), members of the Aesthetic movement of the late 1800s, sought to infuse all objects with beauty, thereby elevating the readers quality of life. Sounds good to me. Call 407-645-5311 or visit morsemuseum. orgNov. 2 So Y ou Think Y ou Can Dance dances into Hard Rock So You Think You Can Dance, the 11-time Emmy Award-winning show that sparked Americas fascination with dance, is celebrating its landmark 10th season. As part of the celebration, the seasons TopAmerica showing off their most popular routines as well as original pieces created for the tour. Tickets for SYTYCD are available at Hard Rock Live or by visiting fox.com/danceNov. 1 and 2 After These Messages... Music that made television historyIf you remember that Diamonds are forever or under stand the connection between a pint-sized Darth Vader and a Volkswagen, then this concert by Central Florida Community Arts is for you. Called After These Messages, the concert will feature history-making music from television commercials with performances on Nov. 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Baptist Church at 120 E. Pine St. in Orlando. Tickets are $10; and children ages 16 and younger are admitted free. Tickets may be purchased online at cfcarts.com/after-thesemessages or at the door on the night of the performances. CONTINUED FROM P AGE 13 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. 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 WellMed accepts patients with Medicare and a select Medicare Advantage Plan*.ATTENTION MEDICARE PATIENTSWellMed is a group of doctors working as a team to help senior patients live healthier lives. *Plans vary by location and county.WellMed doctors focus on the health and well-being of Senior patients. We believe preventive care is the key to keeping you healthy and out of the hospital. We make getting quality healthcare easy. WellMed offers: On-site laboratory and other medical resources at most locations Call us rst doctors or nurses on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Same-day appointments Assistance applying for Medicare Savings Programs And more Experience WellMed for yourself. Call today to meet our doctors or tour our clinic. We are here for you.Live Well. Live WellMed.407-865-5909 WellMedHealthcare.comDr. Carol A. Stewart-Francisco WellMed at Longwood 2735 W State Road 434, Ste 1031 Longwood, FL 32779AEPMEDI_AD TJ07232013 WM_AEPMediAd_WP-MObserver(10.25x8)_v2.indd 1 10/16/13 3:54 PM LULLABY AND GOODNIGHT

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Winter P ark / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 | P age 15Opinions Chris Jepson P erspectivesContext is everything. Our history is largely knowable (in its broad outlines). a series of books titled The Foundation. In it he imagines a recorded human history that is hundreds of thousands of years old; humanity has spread throughout the universe. So old, that much of the record is lost and forgotten. Our recorded history, by contrast, is at best 6-7,000 years old. Weve cave paintings thousands of years older but our ability to put in order historical events, based on actual words/symbols, well, our story is but a blink of an eye. All of us have the ability to put in conthe narrative. We can see the progress weve made as a species (the two steps forward/one step backwards or worse motif). Dates and historical events do have relevance to us moderns today. In August of 490 BC for example, an army of Athenians defeated an invading force of Persians at the Battle of Marathon. But for this one battle, some historians argue, the development of the West might have been put at serious risk. If the Per sians had prevailed, Greece may have been culture that produced the great advances in astronomy, philosophy, drama and mathematics stillborn. The ripple effects to the development of the West of that loss (500 BC Athens) are hard to imagine and challenging to calculate. The date I am interested in today, however, is Oct. 10, 732 AD. On that date two armies fought near Tours, France. A Christian army led by Charles The Hammer Martel defeated an invading Muslim Army, thus stopping the spread of Islam into Europe. Again, historians argue over was undeniably stopped at the peak of its military expansion and did not again threaten Europe with occupation. Imagine how different the West would be today if Islam had become the dominant European religion. There are a lot of what-ifs in such speculation, but we need to look no further for the impact of theocracies on the development of nations than the Middle East today. Would anyone reasonably argue that the people of North Africa and the Middle East have been well served by their state religion(s)? A Christian Europe without the Renaissance, Reformation and the Enlightenment may have remained as theocratically oppressed as todays Saudi Arabia or Iran. Recall the Catholic Churchs abominable treatment of Galileo, or the Inquisition. To the degree that the Islamic religion facilitated or inhibited human development, again, is subject to debate. The secular changes that were required to create modern Europe (and the West), I assert, would not have occurred if the Caliphate of Islam had risen out of Rome instead of Istanbul. In 1648, The Treaty of Westphalia essentially ended religious warfare in Europe. Europeans stopped murdering one another over a god, religion still destroys lives daily in the Middle East. The West has relentlessly cast off the shackles of religious dogma. We are free to pray to whomever or whatever (dollars, etc.). Or not. But for one battle, 1281 years ago this month, that might not be our experience today. For those Americans who think more God in governance a good thing, look no further than the Middle East to see how thats working out.Hows that working out for you? Louis Roney Play On! delayed by Attorney General Eric Holder and President Obama for up to six months, we hear. Navy Seals under CIA leadership Obama and successfully carried out the mission. That former-President Bill Clinton anniversary in 2012 was ironic indeed, as Clinton, when he was president, passed up at least three known opportunities to capture/eliminate bin Laden. Outside the Navy Seals, there are few real heroes in this story. ing on his behalf? Can one imagine President Dwight Eisenhowers having told our troops, Thanks for winning WWII on MY behalf?!! of the Left, opposed unions in government institutions. About half our present population opposes government unions. Today ultra-Left Unionists have pushed their ideas far beyond those of FDR. kind of conspiracy from the top is forcing our policies re: the non-drilling for oil on our own real estate. The public therefore spends more money on petroleum products, and our national defense is weakened. How can airlines afford to keep reserves, does not suffer mightily? and the burning of coal, we must replace 65 percent of our power sources. political career, Barack Obama has been on ALL sides re: guns. He may one day sidetrack Congress and slide his own gun rules into place by executive order. It is heard that V.P. Biden no Einstein think-alike has a gun he calls Baby. budget problems that are based on moral integrity and principle, but not favoritism. Hear, hear, Paul! Shouldnt our president propose a workable budget that contains that same spirit? mis of Hillsdale College, Czech Republic President, Vaclav Klaus, tells of the negative effects of his countrys joining the European Union. His conclusion is that the same ineffective economic principles that have hurt the Czech Republic are slowly but surely robbing the U.S. of its historic international power and grandeur. home and mothers who work is often discussed on TV these days. Whether it is preferable for mom to remain at home all day, or to go out to work full-time, or part-time, is one, it seems to me, that can be evaluated only by individual needs and pragmatic results: How are the kids turning out? How did you turn out? Would you have been better off if your mother had never left the house? Or did your mother, by going out and working to help provide for the family, instill in you the value of work? Women, sharing their lives intimately with men, are quick to identify a weak-kneed man in the White House such as we have today. It was my grandmother who told me, Dont waste your energy on demeaning those you dont admireinstead give your strength to promoting those whom you do. My b.w. and I agree that we hate nobody. But there are those for whom we have precious little admiration... like dinner. Sure dear! What are my choices? Wife: Yes or no! Right on! About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) Jepson is a 27-year resident of Central Florida. Hes scally conservative, socially liberal, likes art and embraces diversity of opinion. Reach him at Jepson@MEDIAmerica.US Winter Park is in the wrong side of this issue, and with GAT SO which is an out-of-state and contractor. As you know (or should know) the Florida Department of Transportation changed the rules in July 2011 on how the length of yellow intervals could be calculated. The new rules allow cities to deliberately set the yellow intervals too short for the actual approach speeds of at least 85 percent of the vehicles when conditions. This mis-engineering of lights causes thousands of safe drivers to make inadvertent split-second violations of the lights. I believe this permission to mis-engineer the lights was done deliberately by FDOT to facilitate thousands of tickets to safe drivers, so the state could get thousands more commissions of $83 from each $158 ticket. In almost every case, simply adding one second to the yellow lights (in addition to the 0.4 seconds recently added by FDOT to accommodate older drivers slower reaction times) will almost always reduce straight-through violations by more than ticket cameras achieve. This is a much safer alternative, but far less Redcameras The federal research by NHTSA showed that only 0.4 percent of crashes at signalized intersections involve right on red turns, and only 0.06 percent of all crashes involve a right on red turn and an injury or fatality. Ticketing right on red turns is almost entirely a revenue program, not a safety program. http:// tinyurl.com/Redrevenue It is normal for GATSO and the other camera contractors to want the highest degree of misengineering of the lights and the most predatory rules for ticketing safe right on red turns because ity. But it should not be the goal of governments to deliberately mis-engineer lights and ticket Noah Pransky, an investigative reporter in Tampa, has produced a long series of reports on how the scam of red light cameras works to ticket mostly safe drivers with deliberately mis-engineered lights and enforcement rules to ticket mostly safe drivers for right on red turns that almost never cause crashes. http:// www.tiki-toki.com/timeline/ entry/135673/10-News-investigates-Floridas-Yellow-Light-Trap /#vars!date=2013-05-13_00:00:00! Poway became the 58th California city to end red light camera programs, or ban them before any could be installed. Part of their decision was based on the fact that crashes went down during a six-month trial made several sour grapes statements, but the cameras are off for good in Poway. http://tinyurl. com/Repealcameras The Ohio House passed a bill to ban all ticket cameras and it stands a decent chance to pass in the Senate, in part due to the publicity on how abusively the cameras have been used in some cities. http://tinyurl.com/Cameraabuse A combination of the ACLU, Michigan, the Campaign for Liberty, the Mackinac Center and the National Motorists Association managed to stop two bills in the Michigan Legislature that would have brought red light cameras to Michigan likely to be followed shortly by speed cameras. It looks like we will stay free of this money grab industry. https:// www.mackinac.org/19123 As you heard from a number of residents, they want the cameras gone but the money won out for the time being in your commissioners chambers. At an average of 1,500 tickets per month at $158 each, this extracts about $2.8 million dollars a year from your local economy and roughly two-thirds of that money goes to Tallahassee and to GATSO in Massachusetts and You could have voted to revise the engineering on the lights and intersections to achieve more safety with fewer violations than the cameras achieve and keep all of that $2.8 million a year in your local economy. Unfortunately, that was not the Commissioners choice.Respectfully submitted, James C. W alker Life Member, National Motorists Association Board Member and Executive Director, National Motorists Association Foundation www.motorists.org 2050 Camelot Road Ann Arbor, MI 48104 734668-7842 jcwconsult@aol.comSeeing red on camerasLetters to the editorSend your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Isaac Babcock at ibabcock@turnstilemediagroup.com

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Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013Serving Winter Park, Maitland, Baldwin Park, College Park and Goldenrod50+ tax WPMOBSERVER.COM FASHION WEEK PHOTO GALLERYWPMOBSERVER.COM RR un off all that candy5Ks are your excuse to exercise. FAMILY CALENDAR, 6 WW ildcats could clinch itNow 7-0, Winter Park football could win a district title tonight. SPORTS, 8 TT he art of reading to kidsClass at Rollins treats students like elementary schoolers. LI f F ESTYLES, 10CALENDAR ................... 6 SPOR T s S ..................... 8 CC OMMUNITY BULLETIN ........... 9 LL IFE s S TYLE s S .................. 10 CUL TURE .................... 12 OPINION s S ................... 15 CLA ss SS IFIED s S ................. 32 Winter Park Mayor Ken Bradley shared ambitious ideas of how to boost economic growth during last weeks Economic Development Advisory Board meeting, bringing up the potential the city has to expand its boundaries. Last months Economic Development Advisory Board meeting involved a discussion of revitalizing the citys major commercial corridors, including Fairbanks Avenue and Denning Drive. Board members picked up the conversation once again last Tuesday, including the Mayor in their discussion. Bradley mentioned a number of ideas to stimulate the economy, including a completely new approach: annexation. Its kind of an opportunity for us; weve never discussed annexation as a city, Bradley said. I would like in the last year and a half of my mayors term that we at least have a conversation about annexation, a conversation about annexation that may extend our commercial corridor further out. Aloma Avenue is doable frankly. I think it could be something that could be done within our service areas and might even add to our economic engine. The city annexed 51 acres of land last year into the city as part of the future Ravaudage development, but that same land had already been previously deannexed temporarily to ease the permitting process. Members of the advisory board struggled to recall another instance where the city annexed land from Orange County I dont want to describe it as a radical departure, but it is radical in a sense and provides a wide range of opportunities, board member Owen Beitsch said. But annexation wasnt the only idea the Bradley brought to the table. The SunRail stacussed a new approach to managing trees during the Oct. 14 City Commission meeting in response to the vast number of dying trees in the city a problem that could change the face of the citys tree canopy for decades. City Arborist Dru Dennison reported to City Commissioners that at least a third of the tree canopy along city streets needs to come down for safety reasons, putting 10,000 to 13,000 trees along the citys public right of ways on the chopping block. She stressed that the true number of dead trees could be even higher, as the city still needs to complete an evaluation of every tree. Hopefully we will have a complete updated inventory; at that point in time we will be able to evaluate the trees in a more manageable way, Dennison said. We will have routine maintenance pruning cycle, but we dont know what that will be yet. Research shows that it will take several decades for the canopy to regain what it loses once the trees are cut down. According to Arborday.org, an aver age 60-foot-tall live oak tree takes between 30 to 60 years to reach its maximum height. The jolting estimate made by Dennison came PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVER TT rees that were planted in a short span are dying simultaneously in Winter Park. RR ace against time to save city s dying treesAt least a third of all the trees in Winter Park need to be taken downTIM FREED OO bserver staff Please see TREES on page 2A small, green dot on a smartphone app can track your devices location from anywhere in the world. But if that device is stolen, that pinpoint location may not be precise enough for the police to help you get it back. Maitland Deputy Police Chief Bill McEachnie said the tracking apps dont narrow down locations enough to provide probable cause for courts to grant departments search warrants to retrieve them. Just because we might necessarily have an idea of where it is, it doesnt mean we can go get it, McEachnie said. That doesnt mean hope is lost, he said. Detectives can continue to track the phone to see if it goes mobile, and apprehend subjects on the move. Its a helpful tool and we do use it, McEachnie said. But its not foolproof. According to a Pew Internet study, as of May 2013, 56 percent of American adults owned smartphones. And, as that number rises, so do the potential targets for theft, McEachnie said. So while the apps provide no guarantee, they can still provide a small sense of glimmering hope in each mapped green dot. PP hone stolen? Cops may be no helpSARAH WILSON OO bserver staff City ponders expanding bordersMayor brings up annexation as a method of economic developmentTIM FREED OO bserver staff Please see EE XPANSION on page 2 407-740-0401 www.FirstColonyBank.netYour Real Hometown BankOn Hwy 17-92 in MaitlandMember FDIC

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PP age 2 | T T hursday, OO ct. 24, 2013 | W W inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserverEXPANSION | Fancier entry roads, more money for expensesTREES | Could take 60 years to replacetion coming next spring will potentially boost the number of visitors coming to Park Avenue, and Bradley contemplated the possibility of more transportation options to take those visitors to other corridors throughout the city. Do we begin to look at some sort of circulator system or other kinds of streetcars? Bradley said. Thats something where our federal, local and state government can come together and ultimately impact us. as a city how we get people from the SunRail stop to 17-92. Bradley brought up the idea of bringing more museums to Winter Park as well, believing that the city of art and culture could stand to have a few more unique collections of treasured artifacts. Theres several people who think that Winter Park would be home to some great museums, Bradley said. We are home to some good museums today great museums, world-class but there could be a few more. City EDAB chairman Marc Reicher assured the mayor that the board will continue to focus on future economic growth, no matter which route they take with boosting the economy. We have really tried to turn our focus to serve the community in terms of what can we do to sustainability, Reicher said. When we look at the corridors in terms of economic opportunity, were almost translating that into how can we make these corridors assist in sustainability and the future enhancement and future growth of the things that are important to the everyday person in Winter Park. The EDAB requested to receive a package of city maps to further explore the possibility of annexation. up during a discussion of the Ur ban Forestry Management Plan, a city effort currently in the pipeline that hopes to mitigate the dead tree issue by effectively removing dead trees and carefully planting and trimming new ones. The report sparked a discussion among the Commissioners on the best way to deal with trees moving forward. What Im hoping for is that this Urban Forest Plan will direct us as to what trees we replace those trees with and how we maintain them going into the future so we dont end up with a scenario like this, said Commissioner Tom McMacken. Its costing the city literally hundreds of thousands of dollars to make up for what I consider some past poor decisions. City staff has been crafting the Urban Forestry Management Plan for more than a year, gathering an inventory of the trees and establishing how trees along public right of ways will be taken care of. Commissioner Sarah Sprinkel said that its high time the plan reached completion. Were adding money to it and still working on this plan, but we kind of need to decide how its going to work. Sprinkel said. Im ready to make some decisions. Commissioners discussed what constitutes trimming, what counts as a hazardous tree, and the issue of tree diversity, with Mayor Ken Bradley suggesting that residents should be able to choose whatever type of tree they wish to replace a dying one with along public streets, as long as it blends in with the character of Winter Park. Im convinced from information Ive received in citizen comment that some diversity is important, Bradley said. But McMacken strongly suggested that the city focus on live oak trees for their canopy wher ever possible due to their long life span of 150 years or more. Bradley remained optimistic that the discussion moved the Ur ban Forestry Management Plan closer to getting off the ground. I would argue that were a lot closer than weve ever been to having a true urban forestry management plan, said Mayor Ken Bradley. If this isnt done before Thanksgiving, then I think weve done something wrong. The City Commission asked city staff to bring forward a complete, holistic plan for recommendation. C OO N TT INU EE D F RORO M fF RO nN T pP A GE C O O N T T INU E E D F RO RO M f F RO n N T p P A GE

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WW inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver | T T hursday, OO ct. 24, 2013 | PP age 3Goblins, ghouls, princesses and witches! Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to child safety. There are several easy and effective behaviors that parents can share with kids to help reduce their risk of injury. The Maitland Police Department will have a full complement of police vehicles out during the trick or treat hours from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. to add an additional safety presence across all neighborhoods in the city. Continuing the yearly will be busy handing out glow sticks for the kids in our neighbor hoods. Not only do the kids love them, but they are also a great safety feature for kids walking in the neighborhoods. Listed below are some safety tips to help make your Halloween more enjoyable and safe: WW alk safelyChildren younger than 12 should trick-or-treat and cross streets with an adult. Cross the nals and crosswalks. Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross. Walk dont run across the street. Teach children to make eye contact with drivers before crossing in front of them. Always walk on sidewalks or paths. If there are no sidewalks, as possible. Children younger than age 12 should not be alone at night without adult supervision. If kids are mature enough to be out without supervision, they should stick to familiar areas that are well lit and trick-or-treat in groups. Choose costumes both creative and safeWhen selecting a costume, make sure it is the right size to prevent trips and falls. Decorate costumes and bags and, if possible, choose light colors. Choose face paint and makeup whenever possible instead of masks, which can obstruct a childs vision. Have kids carry glow sticks or seen by drivers.Double check candy and costumesCheck treats for signs of tampering before children are allowed to eat them. Remind children to eat only treats in their original, unopened wrappers. Candy should be thrown away if the wrapper is faded or torn, or if the candy is unwrapped.Drive extra safe on HH alloweenSlow down and be especially alert in residential neighbor hoods. Children are excited on Halloween and may move in unpredictable ways. Eliminate any distractions inside your car so you can concentrate on the road and your sur roundings. Turn your headlights on earlier in the day to spot children from greater distances. SS gt. Louis Grindle MM aitland P P olice Department Maitland City TalkBY HH OWAR dD ScSC HIE fF ER dD E cC KER MAYOR SS tay safe on HH alloween Member FDICEQUAL HOUSINGLENDER RYour Home Town Bank TRUSTCO BANK*Application fee is $245. If loan does not close for any reason, the application fee will not be refunded. Please note: We reserve the right to alter or withdraw these products or certain features thereof without prior notification. For a limited time, when you apply for a mortgage at Trustco, your application fee will be refunded at the closing!* 407-659-5701 www.TrustcoBank.com Pumpkin Bash! Saturday, October 26th 10:00 AM 12:00 PM For A Frightfully Fun Time!Come Dressed in Your Best Halloween Costume & Enjoy: PLAYGROUND Magazines Costume Contest Cupcake Decorating Balloon Artist Monster Paws (Popcorn Treat) The Pumpkin Pick (Everyone is a winner!) Pumpkin Patch Photo Sessions by Jessica Friend Photography Admission is FREE! Be sure to visit our website for more information and subscribe to receive our e-mails. Event takes place by the fountain area near The Cheesecake Factory. Come Dressed in Your Best Halloween Costume & Enjoy: VILLAGE Served steamin hot, and stuffed way over code, get ready to enjoy your meatiest, cheesiest, feastiest, tastiest sub ever. FREE Chips and Medium Fountain Drink when you buy any Sub. Visit our tasty restaurant location at: Firehouse Subs Park Avenue 528 S. Park Avenue Winter Park, FL 32789 407.960.7827 2013 Firehouse Subs. This offer valid with coupon at participating restaurants. Prices and participation may vary, see restaurant for details. Limit one per customer, per visit. Not valid with any other offers. Exp. 12/31/13. COMBO$SUB

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OO ct. 28 City Commission meeting There will be a City Commission meeting Monday, Oct. 28, at 3:30 p.m. in City Hall Commission Chambers located at 401 S. Park Ave. Below are a few topics of interest:Mayors RR eport Need Month for the 2013 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance teReuse Project of the Year Winter Park Estates Wastewater Treatment Facility Award Community Service Award Orlando Citizens Advisory CommitteeConsent AA genda 10/14/13. contracts (for a complete listing, please visit cityofwinterpark.org/ ccpackets). day, Dec. 23, City Commission meeting due to the Christmas holidays. ecute the First Amendment to the Native Load Firm Fixed Capacity and Partial Requirements Transcity of Winter Park and Florida Power & Light Company dated Aug. 12, 2013. AA ction II tems RR equiring Discussion waiver for use of the Central Park West Meadow for the Harvest Festival to be held Saturday, Nov. 23. Winter Park vs. Maxmedia, et. al. Public Hearings nance amending Chapter 26 Ar ticle III Film Industry to streamand amend certain provisions. Pension Plan. ter Park Ventures, LLC: Oct. 28 City Commission meeting There will be a City Commission meeting Monday, Oct. 28, at 3:30 p.m. in City Hall Commission Chambers located at 401 S. Park Ave. Below are a few topics of interest:Mayors RR eport Need Month for the 2013 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance teReuse Project of the Year Winter Park Estates Wastewater Treatment Facility Award Community Service Award Orlando Citizens Advisory CommitteeConsent AA genda 10/14/13. contracts (for a complete listing, please visit cityofwinterpark.org/ ccpackets). day, Dec. 23, City Commission meeting due to the Christmas holidays. ecute the First Amendment to the Native Load Firm Fixed Capacity and Partial Requirements Transcity of Winter Park and Florida Power & Light Company dated Aug. 12, 2013. Action Items Requiring Discussion waiver for use of the Central Park West Meadow for the Harvest Festival to be held Saturday, Nov. 23. Winter Park vs. Maxmedia, et. al. PP ublic HH earingsnance amending Chapter 26 Ar ticle III Film Industry to streamand amend certain provisions. Pension Plan. ter Park Ventures, LLC: build a new two-story, 15-unit, residential condominium project at 472 and 510 W. Swoope Ave. with a variance for a 10-foot side setback on the west side in lieu of the required 20 feet. ter Park Ventures, LLC: approval to remove the prohibition on garage doors versus open carports at the two-story, nineunit residential condominium building under construction at 434 and 444 W. Swoope Ave. Holdings, LLC: o First reading of the ordinance to change the existing zoning of Multi-family Residential DisAndrews Blvd. accepting Resolution No. 1978-07 regarding rules for the conduct of City Commission meetings, as well as other subjects addressed in that resolution; adding two sections to comply with Chapter 2013-227, Laws of Florida, and authorizing the City Manager to provide for certain areas to remain open during City Commission meetings and to prohibit persons Commission to address the Commission from certain areas. amending Section 2-48, General Rules applicable to subsidiary boards of the city. pital: parking garage, per the Winter Park Hospitals Master Plan approved April 25, 2005. sions full agenda on the home page of cityofwinterpark.org under Whats New > City Commission Agenda.Feed the NN eed KK ickoff On Thursday, Oct. 31, at 10 a.m., just outside Winter Park City Hall located at 401 S. Park Ave., the Winter Park community communitywide effort to end hunger in Central Florida, Feed the Need. From Friday, Nov. 1, through Friday, Nov. 22, the campaign will unite local residents, businesses, faith communities and civic groups through online giving, friendly competitions, community events and individual fundraising. Vist bit.ly/cityofwinterpark for more information or to sign up.Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on TT witter and watch us on Vimeo. 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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 POSTMASTER: 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 PP age 4 | T T hursday, OO ct. 24, 2013 | W W inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver Winter Park City TalkBY RR AN dD Y K K NIGHT CITY MANAGER HH elp feed the need

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PP age 6 | T T hursday, OO ct. 24, 2013 | W W inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver FAMILY CALENDAR OO C TT 24 TT he HH alloween H H ustle 5 K K race to end childhood hunger will take place on TT hursday, O O ct. 24. TT his Halloweenthemed event includes a 5K run/walk, CC ommunityB B ased CC are of C C entral Florida Kids Fun R R un and Halloween party with activities for adults and children from 5 to 10 p.m. in B B aldwin P P ark. From trickor-treating to Halloween-themed carnival games for the kids to live entertainment, food trucks and beer/wine for the adults, the frightening festivities are t for all ages. C C ostumes are strongly encouraged. Visit jlgo.org for more information. OO C TT 25 EE verest UU niversitys medical assistant and medical administrative faculty and students will raise funds for cancer awareness. Donations will go through the CC aring B B ridge O O rganization and benet local 2-year-old Cannon W W iggins, who is ghting neuroblastoma. I I ts from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, O O ct. 25 at E E ver est U U niversity, 5421 Diplomat C C ircle in OO rlando. Visit caringbridge.org for more information. OO C TT 26 TT he Goldenrod Area CC hamber of CC ommerce would like to invite all to come out and join us for a very exciting 35th A A nnual G G oldenrod Festival & P P arade on S S aturday, O O ct. 26, at 4755 N N P P almetto Ave. in WW inter P P ark a t the Goldenrod S S tation off of Aloma Avenue and Goldenrod R R oad. TT he day will begin at 7 a.m. with a pancake breakfast sponsored by M M atthew R R oberts Air C C onditioning & Heating. All you can eat pancakes, sausages, coffee and juice for $5 per person! TT he parade will begin at 11 a.m. down Aloma Avenue from Forsyth RR oad to Goldenrod R R oad eastbound. WW e are pleased to ha ve the S S hriners included. Following the parade, the U U nited Legacy BBBB Q CC ookout at the Goldenrod SS tation will feature hamburgers and hotdogs and all the trimmings for a donation of $5 until 2 p.m. TT here will be a Kids C C orner full of bounce houses, carnival games, face painting, crafts, cotton candy, popcorn, snow-cones and more at no charge for the children at the Goldenrod S S tation following the parade. For more information or for sponsorship opportunities, contact Darlene Dangel, executive director of the Goldenrod C C hamber, at 407-677-5980. Kids TT rick-or T T reat on P P ark A A venue is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. along P P ark Avenue. Visit P P ark Avenue merchants and have a good time at this annual tradition. Visit cityofwinterpark.org for more information. BB uy hard-to-nd Central Florida native trees, shrubs, grasses and wildowers on S S aturday, O O ct. 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at M M ead B B otanical Gardens B B ackyard B B iodiversity Day and N N ative P P lant S S ale. E E njoy a variety of speakers, hikes, and exhibits to learn how to enhance the beauty, sense of place, and changing seasons of your yard by incorporating native plants. M M ead BB otanical Gardens is located at 1500 S S Denning Drive, WW inter P P ark. TT he public is invited to this free event. TT he event will feature presentations by knowledgeable speakers, including author and lmmaker BB ill B B elleville, on a variety of topics designed to explore the beauty, health, and diversity of our backyard plants, soils and wildlife. Visit tarower.fnpschapters.org for more information. OO C TT 27 II ts the 14th annual PP ark A A venue P P et Costume Contest! TT his year the costume contest will be held on stage at C C entral PP ark in a fenced in area, especially for your pets! TT he event benets the S S ebastian Haul Fund, helping transport greyhounds to new homes. TT he large pet contest begins at 11 a.m., the small pet contest is at 1 p.m., and pet trick-ortreating is from noon to 3 p.m. For more information, call TT he Doggie Door at 407644-2969. Free bagel breakfast and live enter tainment will be enjoyed at the Fall Festival and walk on S S unday, O O ct. 27 at 9:30 a.m. at C C ranes R R oost P P ark in Altamonte SS prings. TT he festivities will include activities for children such as face painting, bounce house and clowns. A health fair, vendors, and more will be available for adults. P P roceeds benet the Jewish P P a vilion. TT he P P a vilion ensures that our elders in long-term care are visited and enjoy holiday celebrations, intergenerational activities and ice cream socials. P P a vilion staff and volunteers visit more than a thousand seniors all over O O rlando. For more infor mation visit jewishpavilion.org OO C TT 30 TT he streets will ll with dancing, waving, cheering, candy-throwing revelers at the WW inter P P ark H H igh S S chool P P arade and PP ep R R ally. C C ome cheer on the WW ildcats as they enter their nal home game of the season that week. I I ts along P P ark Avenue, starting at 5 p.m. on WW ednesday O O ct. 30, heading south along C C entral P P ark. OO C TT 31 PP umpkins and Munchkins comes to SS hady PP ark from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Halloween night. C C hildren of all ages are invited to join for games, bounce houses, a costume contest, trick-or-treat trail and lots of fun for the entire family. TT his free event is located at 721 WW N N ew E E ngland Ave. C C all 407-599-3275 for more infor mation. NONO V. 1Middle school teens, are you looking for something fun to do on Friday night? Head over to the R R oth J CC CC for a night of spirited singing and engaging fun! WW e will ha ve a camp-style dinner and there will be plenty of creative activities as we come together for a meaningful S S habbat! Join us! I I ts from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, N N ov. 1, at 851 N N M M aitland Ave. in M M aitland. Visit orlandojcc.org for more information. KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! The businesses, organizations and individuals below have chosen to support your local chamber of commerce again in 2013 by renewing their membership. Please join us in thanking them for their investment in our community the next time you shop, dine, or call on their place of business. ANNUAL SUPPORTERS Conductive Education Center of Orlando Financial Harvest Wealth Advisors Florida Hospital Centre for Family Medicine Holler Hyundai Lee Newsom Olde Town Brokers Sally Ward Interior Design Waste Pro USA 5+ YEARS B.A.S.E. Camp Children's Cancer Foundation BARR Financial Services, LLC Jewett Orthopaedic Convenient Care Center Mellow Mushroom Sheraton Orlando North The Park Press Una Donna Piu 10+ YEARS AFLAC Hampton Inn & Suites Jill S. Schwartz & Associates, P.A. Orange County Public Schools O r l a n d o H e a l t h Sutton Homes Alzheimer ALF Wells Fargo Home Mortgage 15+ YEARS Epoch Properties, Inc. Godbold, Downing, Sheahan & Bill, P.A. Workscapes, Inc. 20+ YEARS Erik C. Larsen, P.A. Victory Martial Arts 25+ YEARS Goodwill Industries of Central Florida J o e T e r r a n o v a 30+ YEARS Walker & Company 35+ YEARS Lombardi's Marketplace, LLC C h a m b e r T r u s t e e F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n a b o u t t h e W i n t e r P a r k C h a m b e r o f C o m m e r c e o u r m e m b e r s a n d u p c o m i n g e v e n t s v i s i t u s a t t h e W i n t e r P a r k W e l c o m e C e n t e r c a l l ( 4 0 7 ) 6 4 4 8 2 8 1 o r l o g o n t o w w w w i n t e r p a r k o r g EVENTS & PROGRAMS F E E D T H E N E E D W I N T E R P A R K November 1 22 Join the community-wide e ffort to raise funds for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida Donations and Informatio n at feedtheneedwp.org W I N T E R P A R K E X E C U T I V E W O M E N Monday, November 4 at 11:30 a.m. Winter Park Welcome Center Speaker: Joanie Schirm, author G O O D M O R N I N G W I N T E R P A R K Friday, November 8 at 7:45 a.m. Winter Park Welcome Center Topic: Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida H A P P Y H O U R F O R H U N G E R Thursday, November 14 at 5:30 p.m. Winter Park Village S M A L L B U S I N E S S E D U C A T I O N S E R I E S Friday, November 15 at 8:00 a.m. Winter Park Welcome Center Topic: Healthcare Reform

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PP age 8 | T T hursday, OO ct. 24, 2013 | W W inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserverThe Knights may be all over the Top 25 standings after a shocker win over the Louisville Cardinals on Thursday, but they face one of their biggest challenges this Saturday: the opponent with the bad record. UConn arrives in the Bright House carrying a good luck charm with it: UCFs troubled history against overmatched teams. Two years ago they let an outgunned FIU team upend them 17-10 thanks to crucial fumbles. Last season they barely escaped from a basement-dwelling UTEP team with a victory margin of only a touchdown. Then on Oct. 5 this season they only defeated a one-win Memphis squad by scoring two touchdowns in nine seconds and intercepting a would-be game-tying pass in the end zone This season the Knights are 5-1 after bamboozling No. 8/6 Louisville, which was downgraded Sunday to No. 20 in the pionship Series rankings. It was a wild swing in rankings after a wild win. On Oct. 18 the UCF Knights stunned a Louisville home crowd that had been there to celebrate an undefeated teams homecoming. It was a Knightmare of a homecoming for the Cardinals, with UCF coming back to edge them 38-35. Im really proud of the players, UCF Head Coach George OLeary told ESPN after the game. They got down 28-7 and they kept clawing away. The Knights scored 24 unanteam this season to lead Louisville at any point in a game. They of minutes in the second half, scoring three touchdowns in less The go-ahead score that ended team to not trail in any game this season came off kicker Shawn up 31-28. The Cardinals struck back after that kick, marching down the lead with only three minutes left and hand the ball back to the Knights. In the game-winning drive, quarterback Blake Bortles would pass for 75 yards in 11 plays to run out most of the clock and take the score that would put the Knights on top for good. In the wake of the upset win, the Knights were catapulted into four Top 25 rankings at once. Theyre No. 25 in the USA Today poll, No. 23 in the BCS standings, No. 21 in the AP Top 25, and No. 16 in ESPN.coms Power Rankings. In the lattermost ranking the Knights leapfrogged Louisville, which fell to No. 20 in that poll. The Knights on Saturday host American Athletic Conference rival UConn, which is 0-6 on the season. The Huskies are coming off a 41-16 loss to Cincinnati, which is mid-pack in the AAC standings. The Huskies have suffered from offensive line weakness, giving up 31 sacks in six games, while averaging 16.3 points per game and allowing 30.7 points per game. The Knights are scoring 32.8 points per game and allowing 19.7 points per game. for the Knights is red zone scoring. The Knights have scored 93 percent of the time theyve crossed the 20-yard line. Theyve snagged a touchdown 68 percent of the time. The Huskies have scored 86 percent of the time in the red zone, but only 36 percent of the time have they emerged with a touchdown and theyve goal attempts. The game kicks off at noon and will be televised on ESPN. KK nights host UConn after shocker It took a while for the Wildcats was off to the races as the football team demolished Hagerty 24-8 on Oct. 18. The score was deadlocked held them short of scoring range, but the Wildcats exploded for 14 points in the second quarter and then cruised from there. end zone with just a few minutes left in the game, then rubbed in their only touchdown with a twopoint conversion. The Wildcats held the Huskies to less than 150 yards in the game, while Winter Park QB J.P. Colton threw for 126 yards on a 62 percent completion rate. The Wildcats will host Oviedo this weekend in one of their toughest challenges of the season. The Wildcats will need the win to guarantee a district championship. That game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. EE dgewaterA 31-23 loss to Minneola kept the Eagles record perfect at 0-8 on the season, though the Eagles led the game early on. The Eagles allowed 405 yards of total offense in the game, plus four sacks. The Eagles will face the game of the year at 7 p.m. Friday at Apopka (7-1). The Blue Darters are coming off a 43-0 trouncing of Evans, their seventh time scoring more than 40 points in a game this season. OO rangewoodThe Rams improved to 3-4 on the season with a stunner over The First Academy by a score of 41-35 Oct. 18. They travel to face Melbourne Central Catholic at 7 p.m. Oct. 25. WW ildcats still streakingISAAC BABCOCK OO bserver staff ISAAC BABCOCK OO bserver staff 14TH ANNUAL TASTE OF ORLANDOVisit thetasteoforlando.com to nd out how to get your advance wristband. At the intersection of Alafaya Trail and SR408 in East Orlando 407.737.2866 SPONSORED BY: PRESENTED BY: AR cC H iI VE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER WW illiam SS tanback had crucial runs in UCF s comeback over No. 8/6 Louisville.

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WW inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver | T T hursday, OO ct. 24, 2013 | PP age 9 Photo Courtesy of Sandra Johnson PhotographyFEATURING: Pet Trick or Treat in Park Avenue stores from 12noon to 3pm PLUS: Pet Related Vendors, Caricature Artist, Pet Photographer, Pet TrainersOn the corner of North Park Avenue & Gareld in Downtown Winter Park BENEFICIARY: FOUNDED & HOSTED BY SPONS ORS:FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please call 407-644-2969 or stop by our store at 329 Park Avenue North, Winter Park costume contest FOURTEENTH ANNU A L PA RK AVENUE E T One Senior Place ... See our full Calendar of Events at OneSeniorPlace.com407.949.6733715 Douglas Avenue Altamonte Springs, FL 32714M-F 8:30am 5pmFRIDAY, OCTOBER 25 Chair Pilates 1:30pm-2pm Hosted by VITAS Innovative Hospice Care RSVP 407.949.6733 Health Care Reform 9am-10:30am By Florida Blue-McBride Insurance Agency RSVP 407.230.7825 ADRC Workshop How to Communicate When Logic Does Not Work 2pm -3:30pm Presented by Jerry Hamilton, MSEd RSVP 407.843.1910 MONDAY, OCTOBER 28 Senior Club Sponsored by Family Physicians Group 10am 12pm October 28th Casino Day The Real Estate Specialists are IN 10am-1pm Presented by Exit Real Estate Results By Appointment Only 407.949.6714 Florida Blue Seminar 10am-11:30am By Florida Blue-McBride Insurance Agency RSVP 407.230.7835 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29 WellCare Seminar 9:30am-10:30am Also: Wed, Oct 30th, 9:30am-10:30am Thurs, Oct 31st 2:30pm-3:30pm Presented by Medicare Plan Options RSVP 407.949.6723 AARP Medicare Complete 2pm-3:30pm Presented by LTC Advisors, RSVP 407.949.6722 Health Care Reform 3:30pm-5pm Presented by LTC Advisors RSVP 407.949.6722 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30 Why do hearing aids cost so much? 3pm-4:30pm Presented by Harmony Hearing Centers of America RSVP 407.949.6737 Freedom/Optimum Seminar 11am-1pm Presented by Freedom Health Open to the Public. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31 AARP Medicare Complete 10am-11:30am By LTC Advisors, RSVP 407.949.6722Calendar of Events October 2013 BB usiness BB riefs LL auded lawyersFisher & PP hillips LL PP announced today tha t three O O rlando attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in TT he BB est L L awyers in A A merica 2014. Firmwide, 81 Fisher & P P hillips attorneys were named to the list. TT he attorneys, who specialize in labor and employment law, employee benets law, or immigration law, were honored for their labor and employment work. II n the AA V clubLowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & RR eed, P P .A. is pleased to announce that attorney and partner Joaquin (Quino) EE Martinez has received an A A V rating from M M artindale-Hubbell. An AV rating is the highest rating an attorney can receive in honor of their legal expertise, ethical behavior and overall experience in their practice. M M artinez is a partner in the real estate transactions, development and nance practice focusing on commercial leasing, nancing, acquisition, development and disposition of commercial real estate and commercial loan workouts and restructuring.Community BB ulletin Calling all champions BB e a community champion by signing up for F eed the N N eed W W inter P P ark a drive to end hunger in C C entral Florida. I I ts a rst-of-its-kind, community-wide effort to raise funds for S S econd Harvest Food B B ank of C C entral Florida. I I ts a virtual food drive that will help people struggling in our community. P P rizes will be awarded to TT op Fundraiser for large and small compan y divisions, and a TT op Fundraising I I ndividual. I I ts kicking off ofcially on O O ct. 31, but fundraisers are encouraged to sign up by OO ct. 25. Visit feedtheneedwp.org for more information and to sign up as a business or individual. TT he fund drive will continue until just before TT hanksgiving to help feed needy families. PP lanning GG lenridgeMichael SS WW allman has been named CC hairman of the S S chool Advisory C C ouncil committee at Glenridge M M iddle S S chool in O O rlandos B B aldwin P P ark neighborhood. TT he SS A C C committee assists the principal in developing a school improvement plan and evaluating the results of the plan in order to help students achieve success.

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PP age 10 | T T hursday, OO ct. 24, 2013 | W W inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver LL ifestyles Judging by the rapt expressions on their faces, the teacher perched on a desk reading aloud to her class had captured her students imaginations. With smiles spread wide, laughing out loud at the funny parts, the entire room gets swept up in the enchantment she weaves as she turns the pages of the childrens book. But this is no ordinary classroom. The students are enrolled in Rollins College, not kindergarten. The teacher, Diane Doyle, while no less happy to be reading to her students, normally reads this way to preschoolers at Rollins Child Development Center, not college students. The reason for this unlikely story time is to bring the message of the importance of early literacy intervention to undergraduate students in the hopes of encouraging them to go into the community and give back what they have learned. Inspired by her own research and work to end the social injustice of illiteracy, Dr. Sharon Carnahan began Rollins Readers to equip college students with the skills to read to young children in ways that both educate and entertain. The small meeting room where the workto capacity, about half the attendees education majors, there to acquire another skill set for the classroom. Others, such as biochemistry major Eric Yao, came to learn how to reach out to children both now and in his future career as a pediatrician. I love my little cousins, all kids really, and I want to connect to them better, I am thinking about going into pediatrics, so I felt like this would help me do that, he said. Reaching out to children on their level is what the workshop is focused on. Emphasis is placed on reading age-appropriate PHOTO BY ALLISON OLCSVAY THE OBSERVER DD iane DD oyle shows college students how to read to preschoolers by pretending that they are them. RR ollins equips students to ght illiteracy AA LLISON OO LCSVAY OO bserver staff Please see READERS on next page Its the Hotsy-Totsy 1920's...Benefit for Homeless Women and Children. Heart to Heart: a Community Care Home, Inc. nonprofit since 1992.Dressy Attire or Costume Party Casino Games, No Limit BlackJack Tournament Swingin' music by the Performing Arts of Maitland Dance Band Speakeasy Bars and Fabulous Foods provided by Tim Webber Catering The Gold Sponsors of this EventThe Gold Sponsors for this Exceptional Evening of Entertainment Saturday, November 2, 2013Doors open 6:00pm Hosted at Mercedes-Benz of Orlando 810 N. Orange Avenue (Hwy 17/92) Maitland, FL 32751 TICKETS, TABLES OR SPONSORSHIPwww.H2HCentralFlorida.org/events For Reservations call 407-463-6297 orri s Resor Grand Cayman Islan Using guffaws of laughter, excited squeals and theatric pauses, Doyle reads aloud as she would to preschoolers.

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WW inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver | T T hursday, OO ct. 24, 2013 | PP age 11material and engaging the audience with voice intonation, creative sound effects and Using guffaws of laughter, excited squeals and theatric pauses, Doyle reads aloud as she would to preschoolers, to demonstrate these techniques. She also pauses to ask questions and offer insight into the characters thoughts and emotions; teaching the Rollins students to draw the listener in, as they would a captive audience of children. When the demonstration was complete, students formed small groups and tried out the skills for themselves. This really helped me, said future education major Abby Goecker. I never know what questions to ask when Im reading to kids. Goecker, who volunteers at the Grand Avenue Primary Learning Center near Par ramore, hopes to use her new skills both at home now and abroad next spring dur ing Rollins trip to Costa Rica. A group of students headed by Dr. Carnahan and Dr. Margot Fadool will spend three weeks there learning and volunteering in both urban and rural areas, including working with local schools to develop literacy programs. Having mastered the ency and expression, the newest batch of Rollins Readers were invited to go out and share what they have learned with community partners such as Fern Creek Elementary School, the Winter Park Day Nursery and Orange County Public Schools Read2Succeed program, which are all eager for qualiOur goal for this program is to use the teaching practices that we use at the [Child Development Center] and show under graduate students at Rollins how to use [these skills] in their daily lives, perhaps with their own children or with the work that they do in the future, said the Centers lead teacher, Caitlin Mason.PHOTO BY ALLISON OLCSVAY THE OBSERVER RR ollins CC ollege students practice reading picture books to each other to internalize techniques to keep up interest. $104,000 $108,160 $111,405 $115,861 $119,950 $119,950 $124,748 $129,738 $129,738 $134,928 $131,080 $171,819 $183,846 $225,219 $240,985 $89,861 $78,141 $59,882 $75,679 $82,486 $96,532 $99,939 $61,477 $75,896 $85,597 $85,595 $97,069 $84,961 Which line gives you the best chance for su ccess? Illustration period: 1 -1-2000 through 1-1-2012. Each example shown assumes $100,000 initial premium with no withdrawals. Market value based on the S&P 500 Index. Historical performance o f the S&P 500 Index should not be considered a representation of current or future performance of the Index or of any annuity. Hypothetical index annuity product illustration assumes crediting method of a 6% annual point-to-point cap and annual reset. Hypothetical Income Rider Value assumes a 7% annual rate of return for income purposes. Illustration values represent gross returns. Assumed annuity rates and actual historical prices of the S&P 500 Index were used in this purely hypothetical example for the purpose of illustrating comparitive values and to illustrate how the Interest-Crediting Strategy might have guaranteed. Past performance does not guarantee future results. ONE SHOTYou only have at retirement will fall60% of Americans short. Member of(407)-644-6646www.aSafeHarbor.comBob Adams President/CEOA SafeHarbor, LLC bob@asafeharbor.com Illustration period: 12-31-1999 though 12-31-2012According to paycheckforlife.com, three out of ve middle-class Americans entering retirement today are projected to outlive their nancial assets. Learn how to protect your retirement account from losses, maintain upside potential and maximize your lifetime income. Call us today for your PERSONALIZED SAFE MONEY REPORT. 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: 11/07/2013 | Code: WPMO5 REA dD ERS | EE ducation teachers get a refresher on how it feels to be read to like an elementary schooler C OO N TT INU EE D F RORO M pP REV iI O uU S pP A GE

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PP age 12 | T T hursday, OO ct. 24, 2013 | W W inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserverCurrent Mayor Dyer and the S S tate of Downtown OO rlandoIt is no secret to my readers that Mayor Buddy Dyer is a hero to any of us who appreciate or create art. In his recent State of Downtown address, Dyer 2003) that includes the completion of 50 cornerstone projects representing nearly $2 billion in investment and the new Amway Center. He also got to look ahead to 2014, a year that will include See Art Orlando, Orlandos eight new privately funded public art sculptures; SunRail beginning operations; and the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts opening to the public. Find the speech at tinyurl.com/Mayorspeech OO ct. 24 & 25 Christopher LL eavy in Cabaret at the WW inter P P ark P P layhouseFeels Like Home is a perfect title for the cabaret performances by Christopher Leavy in his one-man cabaret act set for Oct. 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. Having performed in more than 35 musicals, dozens of cabarets, and as music arranger for the Playhouses original musical tributes for the past seven years, Leavy certainly feels like home at the Playhouse. Feels Like Home offers songs from Broadway personal musical journey. Call 407-645-0145 or visit winterparkplayhouse.org OO ct. 25 to NN ov. 17 GG ot ARTAR T ?Sanfords Gallery on First artists will hold their 2013 Got Art? Holiday Extravaganza from Oct. 25 through Nov. 17 with an opening reception Oct. 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. Offering art objects (suitable for gift-giving), including jewelry, ornaments, mixed media pieces, sculptures and paintings, its good to arrive early for this selection of popularly priced works from the resident artists. Its free and open to the public. Gallery on First is at 211 E. First St. in Sanford. Call 407-323-2774 OO ct. 25 Mother-inLL aws DayDid you know that we actually have a Mother-in-Laws Day? Celebrated the fourth Sunday in October, its curious that the day should show up (coincidentally) one week before Halloween! Draw your own conclusions; Im just the reporter OO ct. 25 and 27 OO pera in O O rlando thanks to the PP hilharmonic Entering its 21st season, the Orlando Philharmonic will produce Rossinis comic opera The Barber of Seville with performances on Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. The Barber of Seville is funny even when you dont understand Italian (there will be English translations above the stage) with a story that tells of how Figaro (the barber) helps the young Rosina escape an unwanted marriage to her elderly guardian, Dr. Bartolo, while helping Count Almaviva win Rosinas heart through a series of disguises. Everyone will recognize Figaros aria, Largo al factotum, one of the most popular in all of opera. Call 407-770-0071 or visit OrlandoPhil.org/opera OO ct. 26 TT he WW inter PP ark Museum H H opProving once again that Win-Josh Garrick CC ulture worthy of y our 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. CHRIS toTO PHER LEAVY GALLERY oO N FIRS tT MUSEU mM H oO P Its a Gym for Your Dog! Unlike traditional doggie daycare, our Day Fitness and Care program oers: customized workout programs weight loss and tness indoor warm water aqua therapy canine massage one-on-one attention due to small class sizes 2826 Shader Rd. Orlando, FL 32808 www.BarkingDogFitness.com info@BarkingDogFitness.com Conveniently located at... Menon this ad and receive a 10% discount for life! Limited me oer. 407-295-3888 A New Concept in Doggie Daycare TOO BUSY TO EXERCISE YOUR DOG? We have the Answer! PP lease see cuCU LT uU RE on next page

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WW inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver | T T hursday, OO ct. 24, 2013 | PP age 13 cuCU LT uU RE | SS pooky surprises, a cabaret, cowboy suits and cabernets, and a one man show hits the stageter Park is a treasure trove of art and cultural institutions, we are invited to a guided tour of seven outstanding museum and art spaces on the Winter Park Museum Hop on Oct. 26 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Tour stops include the Hannibal Square Heritage Center, Winter Park History Museum, Casa Feliz, the Polasek Museum, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park Public Library (home of the Sidewalk Art Festival Best of Show Collection), and The Alfond Inn Collection of Art. A ticket for $20 includes bus transport, breakfast, lunch and snacks. Call 407-623-3279. OO ct. 26 Cows n Cabs a charity culinar y festival ABC Fine Wine & Spirits David Larue and celebrity chef John Rivers return with the third edition of Cows n Cabs, with its signature rustic theme. Inspired by local cuisine, and working to break the cycle of poverty in Central Florida, 100 percent the Community Food & Outreach Center and Elevate Orlando. Along with top culinary talent, attendees enjoy live music; a photo booth; a game of Wine Ring Toss (where guests can win bottles of wine); and a silent auction. Admission is $110. Visit cowsncabs.com or email tina@ cowsncabs.com OO ct. 27 BB reakthrough TT heatres Cabaret S S eries Breakthrough Theatres new Cabaret Series will present The Songs of Stephen Schwartz in its that brings together the voices of many Breakthrough alumni. For one night only Oct. 27 Josh Breece, Maria Cavanaugh, Emily Dykes, Krystal Gillette, Wade Hair, Lori Babson Jessup, Jon Jimenez, Babetta Popoff, Justin J. Scarlat, and Rachael West will perform their favorite Stephen Schwartz songs from classic ing Godspell, Pippin, Wicked, Children of Eden, The Bakers Wife, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and others. Call 407-920-4034 for reservations. OO ct. 29 AA merican GG uild of O O rganists free S S pooktacular organ concert Were invited to get into costume and get a preview of Halloweens thrills on Oct. 29 (beginning at 7 p.m.). The Central Florida Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will present the spooky aspects of the Trexler Memorial Organ in the Chapel Towers at 300 E. Church St. in Orlando. A reception will follow. Call 352-787-3192 for information. OO ct. 29 TT he TT raveling OO ne S S how heads back T T o OO rlandoThe international One Show Awards is headed back to Central Florida with a screening and gallery exhibition of the years best in creative advertising from across the globe. The Traveling One Show Orlando will be held Oct. 29 beginning at 5:30 p.m. C OO N TT INU EE D F RORO M pP REV iI O uU S pP A GE CABARE tT SERIES PP lease see cuCU LT uU RE on page 14 This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater Midnight Movies: EVIL DEAD II Sat 11:59PMOne Week Only! Audience and Grand Jury Awards at SXSW 2013 SHORT TERM 12 Fri-Sat 3:45, 6:30, 9:15 Sun 4:00, 6:30, 9:15 Mon, Wed, Thurs 6:30, 9:15 Tue 6:30 onlyCaspers Friendly Halloween Party Featuring CASPER BBQ lunch, costume contest & carnival games! Sun 11am Eden Bar Halloween Party 21+ Only | Live DJ | No Cover Sat 9pm-2am Wednesday Fright Pitcher Show FREE on the lawn at Eden Bar SAW Wed 8pm Cult Classics:INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1956)Tue 9:30pm How do we live life when Hope seems distant, unreasonable, or even lost? How do we live life when the walls seem to be caving in around us? Most of us panic within ourselves, and try to display an outward disposition of peace. Others have anger over the situation in which there is no good target for our anger. In times like this, sometimes the target of our anger becomes God, and even ourselves. Anger directed inward can then morph into sadness, self-loathing and depression. is reaction if taken for long enough is the gateway for many to lose their lives. It has led some to utter despair, turning to substances for relief, and even worse some have decided in the thick of the storm to take their life. Yet still, there are some who seem to have learned the art and grace of navigating the storms of life. Is it an issue of simply having true grit? I think that focus and determination to survive are certainly a true factor. Is it simply having amazing unwavering faith? Surely having faith is a factor. Is it about having the right support group of friends, family, and community? is certainly cant hurt. What is the answer to this mystery? I Corinthians 13:13 advises this formula, abide faith, hope, and love, these three; but the greatest of these is love. (NASB) Keep the faithsure I can understand that in tough times. Keep hopewell yeah thats what we are talking about! But love? Why keep love? Well for one, love is tough. It is stronger than hate, and love conquers all. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things, is patient, and in the midst of it all is even kind. In fact, Gods word says that love never fails. (I Cor. 13) Yet sometimes, life on earth here feels so far removed from the notion of the idea of fathoming the phrase Heaven on earth. ats because what you are experiencing feels much more like Hell on earth. Maybe this is the toughest and longest struggle of your life. Ive heard it said that all people fall into three categories. ose whove just gone through a struggle, those who are in it, and those who are on their way into one. Even Jesus said that in this life, tribulation or stumbling blocks are inevitable. But he also gave a warning against those who cause them. If you nd yourself at this moment going through a little or a lot of Hell on earth, take some advice from Winston Churchill: If youre going through hell, keep going. Rodney Atkins adds to these words in his country song, If Youre Going rough Hell, keep on going, dont slow down if youre scared dont show it, you might get out before the Devil even knows youre there. One person who lived this out for the long haul was Navy Vice Admiral James Stockdale. From 1965 to 1973, he was a prisoner of war in North Vietnam. He was tortured physically and psychologically during that time, with the enemys sole intention being to break his hope. Stockdale retells his story of watching his fellow soldiers losing hope around them, especially when they would set a deadline in their minds and in their hopes for being released from prison such as being home for anksgiving or Christmas. When the day would come and go, and their situation was still that of a prisoner, they would fall into despair. ese are the ones who didnt make it. Stockdale on the other hand, hoped for the best, but also embraced for the worst. Jim Collins wrote about him in his book Good to Great, and even coined his name as a phenomenon, the Stockdale Paradox: keeping hope, and not setting our hopes up to fail. It is doubtful that many or any of you reading have been tortured and imprisoned like this, however we can still feel that our situation is a prison with no hope. In the midst of the torture of your life, my encouragement to you today is to muster up the faith to keep hope alive, so that even today you may still love life. In the car with my father one day, I asked him how he survived a grueling and horric time in his life. Within the span of a year and a half, his father died leaving him in his young 20s to run three businesses. en his mother got hit by a car walking across a street. No one believed she would stay alive. en his wife, my mom, came down with a disease that was very misunderstood at the time, Multiple Sclerosis. Back to back to back, stumbling blocks, trials, and tribulations were happening in his life. Aer retelling the story that he lived through, I asked this simple question, Dad, how did you get through all of thathow were you able to handle it? He gripped the steering wheel, took a deep breath, and then looked over at me with his answer, What was the other option?Simply put, we have to choose. Choose to live life in the face of death, misery, and disease. Choose to continue on, and nd peace and joy in the midst of whatever you may be going through. Carpe Diem, Seize the day, because even this day, is the day the Lord has madeso let us rejoice and be glad in it. (Psalm 118:24)For now, keep the Hope alive. Keep Faith alive. Keep Love alive. Just keep on going.HopeWhen Hope Seems Distant, Even Lost.by Daniel Ivey OurLifeTodayCelebrating Life, Faith and the Power of Hope abide faith, hope and love, these three; but the greatest of these is love. 1st Corinthians 13:13 OurLifeToday October 2013 Facebook Twitter

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PP age 14 | T T hursday, OO ct. 24, 2013 | W W inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver cuCU LT uU RE | T T he B B ook of Mormon may have sold out on B B roadway, but theres still time to get tickets herewith a creative party featuring live jazz, appetizers and a cash bar at The Orange Studio at 1121 Mills Ave. Featured guests will include One Show award-winners David Suarez, former UCF student from Oviedo, and Dan Gonzalez, former FSU student from Miami. Both won three gold and two silver awards for their work on Ragu. Register to attend at orlando.aiga.org or call 407895-5360. OO ct. 29 to NN ov. 10 TT he BB ook of Mormon knocks on OO rlandos doorHaving won the best musical Tony Award, NY Drama Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama League Award, and the Grammy for best musical, one might think this musical has brought us the Rapture if it werent for the blasphemy! The Book of Mormon features a book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park. ets on Broadway, and now we can get our tickets right here in Orlando for performances at the Bob Carr. Get yours at Ticketat 100 S. Eola Drive, the Amway 1-800-982-2787. OO ct. 29 & continuing L L ullaby and G G oodnight at the Morse MuseumOn Oct. 29 the Morse Museum in Winter Park will open an exhibit based on three author/illustrators noted for their early contributions to childrens literature. Lullaby and GoodnightChildrens Literature from the Morse Collection shows how the whimsical prose of late 19thcentury childrens literature had a grand plan to instill beauty from the earliest years. Kate Greenaway (1846), Mary Dow Brine (1836), and Eulalie Osgood Grover (1873), members of the Aesthetic movement of the late 1800s, sought to infuse all objects with beauty, thereby elevating the readers quality of life. Sounds good to me. Call 407-645-5311 or visit morsemuseum. org NN ov. 2 SS o YY ou TT hink Y Y ou Can Dance dances into H H ard R R ock So You Think You Can Dance, the 11-time Emmy Award-winning show that sparked Americas fascination with dance, is celebrating its landmark 10th season. As part of the celebration, the seasons TopAmerica showing off their most popular routines as well as original pieces created for the tour. Tickets for SYTYCD are available at Hard Rock Live or by visiting fox.com/dance NN ov. 1 and 2 AA fter T T hese Messages... Music that made television historyIf you remember that Diamonds are forever or understand the connection between a pint-sized Darth Vader and a Volkswagen, then this concert by Central Florida Community Arts is for you. Called After These Messages, the concert will feature history-making music from television commercials with performances on Nov. 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Baptist Church at 120 E. Pine St. in Orlando. Tickets are $10; and children ages 16 and younger are admitted free. Tickets may be purchased online at cfcarts.com/after-thesemessages or at the door on the night of the performances. C OO N TT INU EE D F RORO M pP A GE 13 Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and ne art curator. He is a member of the C C uratorial C C ouncil for the MM useum of Florida Art. Garrick can be reached at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407-522-3906. 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 WellMed accepts patients with Medicare and a select Medicare Advantage Plan*.ATTENTION MEDICARE PATIENTSWellMed is a group of doctors working as a team to help senior patients live healthier lives. *Plans vary by location and county.WellMed doctors focus on the health and well-being of Senior patients. We believe preventive care is the key to keeping you healthy and out of the hospital. We make getting quality healthcare easy. WellMed offers: On-site laboratory and other medical resources at most locations Call us rst doctors or nurses on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Same-day appointments Assistance applying for Medicare Savings Programs And more Experience WellMed for yourself. Call today to meet our doctors or tour our clinic. We are here for you.Live Well. Live WellMed.407-865-5909 WellMedHealthcare.comDr. Carol A. Stewart-Francisco WellMed at Longwood 2735 W State Road 434, Ste 1031 Longwood, FL 32779AEPMEDI_AD TJ07232013 WM_AEPMediAd_WP-MObserver(10.25x8)_v2.indd 1 10/16/13 3:54 PM LL ULLABY AND gooGOO DNI gG H tT

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WW inter PP ark / M M aitland O O bserver | T T hursday, OO ct. 24, 2013 | PP age 15 OO pinions CC hris Jepson PP erspectivesContext is everything. Our history is largely knowable (in its broad outlines). a series of books titled The Foundation. In it he imagines a recorded human history that is hundreds of thousands of years old; humanity has spread throughout the universe. So old, that much of the record is lost and forgotten. Our recorded history, by contrast, is at best 6-7,000 years old. Weve cave paintings thousands of years older but our ability to put in order historical events, based on actual words/symbols, well, our story is but a blink of an eye. All of us have the ability to put in conthe narrative. We can see the progress weve made as a species (the two steps forward/one step backwards or worse motif). Dates and historical events do have relevance to us moderns today. In August of 490 BC for example, an army of Athenians defeated an invading force of Persians at the Battle of Marathon. But for this one battle, some historians argue, the development of the West might have been put at serious risk. If the Persians had prevailed, Greece may have been culture that produced the great advances in astronomy, philosophy, drama and mathematics stillborn. The ripple effects to the development of the West of that loss (500 BC Athens) are hard to imagine and challenging to calculate. The date I am interested in today, however, is Oct. 10, 732 AD. On that date two armies fought near Tours, France. A Christian army led by Charles The Hammer Martel defeated an invading Muslim Army, thus stopping the spread of Islam into Europe. Again, historians argue over was undeniably stopped at the peak of its military expansion and did not again threaten Europe with occupation. Imagine how different the West would be today if Islam had become the dominant European religion. There are a lot of what-ifs in such speculation, but we need to look no further for the impact of theocracies on the development of nations than the Middle East today. Would anyone reasonably argue that the people of North Africa and the Middle East have been well served by their state religion(s)? A Christian Europe without the Renaissance, Reformation and the Enlightenment may have remained as theocratically oppressed as todays Saudi Arabia or Iran. Recall the Catholic Churchs abominable treatment of Galileo, or the Inquisition. To the degree that the Islamic religion facilitated or inhibited human development, again, is subject to debate. The secular changes that were required to create modern Europe (and the West), I assert, would not have occurred if the Caliphate of Islam had risen out of Rome instead of Istanbul. In 1648, The Treaty of Westphalia essentially ended religious warfare in Europe. Europeans stopped murdering one another over a god, religion still destroys lives daily in the Middle East. The West has relentlessly cast off the shackles of religious dogma. We are free to pray to whomever or whatever (dollars, etc.). Or not. But for one battle, 1281 years ago this month, that might not be our experience today. For those Americans who think more God in governance a good thing, look no further than the Middle East to see how thats working out. HH ows that working out for you? Louis RR oney PP lay OO n! delayed by Attorney General Eric Holder and President Obama for up to six months, we hear. Navy Seals under CIA leadership Obama and successfully carried out the mission. That former-President Bill Clinton anniversary in 2012 was ironic indeed, as Clinton, when he was president, passed up at least three known opportunities to capture/eliminate bin Laden. Outside the Navy Seals, there are few real heroes in this story. ing on his behalf? Can one imagine President Dwight Eisenhowers having told our troops, Thanks for winning WWII on MY behalf?!! of the Left, opposed unions in government institutions. About half our present population opposes government unions. Today ultra-Left Unionists have pushed their ideas far beyond those of FDR. kind of conspiracy from the top is forcing our policies re: the non-drilling for oil on our own real estate. The public therefore spends more money on petroleum products, and our national defense is weakened. How can airlines afford to keep reserves, does not suffer mightily? and the burning of coal, we must replace 65 percent of our power sources. political career, Barack Obama has been on ALL sides re: guns. He may one day sidetrack Congress and slide his own gun rules into place by executive order. It is heard that V.P. Biden no Einstein think-alike has a gun he calls Baby. budget problems that are based on moral integrity and principle, but not favoritism. Hear, hear, Paul! Shouldnt our president propose a workable budget that contains that same spirit? mis of Hillsdale College, Czech Republic President, Vaclav Klaus, tells of the negative effects of his countrys joining the European Union. His conclusion is that the same ineffective economic principles that have hurt the Czech Republic are slowly but surely robbing the U.S. of its historic international power and grandeur. home and mothers who work is often discussed on TV these days. Whether it is preferable for mom to remain at home all day, or to go out to work full-time, or part-time, is one, it seems to me, that can be evaluated only by individual needs and pragmatic results: How are the kids turning out? How did you turn out? Would you have been better off if your mother had never left the house? Or did your mother, by going out and working to help provide for the family, instill in you the value of work? Women, sharing their lives intimately with men, are quick to identify a weak-kneed man in the White House such as we have today. It was my grandmother who told me, Dont waste your energy on demeaning those you dont admireinstead give your strength to promoting those whom you do. My b.w. and I agree that we hate nobody. But there are those for whom we have precious little admiration... like dinner. Sure dear! What are my choices? Wife: Yes or no! RR ight on! About RR oney: Har vardDistinguished P P rof, E E m. UC UC F 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy R R oney) Jepson is a 27-year resident of CC entral Florida. He s 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 Winter Park is in the wrong side of this issue, and with GATSO which is an out-of-state and contractor. As you know (or should know) the Florida Department of Transportation changed the rules in July 2011 on how the length of yellow intervals could be calculated. The new rules allow cities to deliberately set the yellow intervals too short for the actual approach speeds of at least 85 percent of the vehicles when conditions. This mis-engineering of lights causes thousands of safe drivers to make inadvertent split-second violations of the lights. I believe this permission to mis-engineer the lights was done deliberately by FDOT to facilitate thousands of tickets to safe drivers, so the state could get thousands more commissions of $83 from each $158 ticket. In almost every case, simply adding one second to the yellow lights (in addition to the 0.4 seconds recently added by FDOT to accommodate older drivers slower reaction times) will almost always reduce straight-through violations by more than ticket cameras achieve. This is a much safer alternative, but far less Redcameras The federal research by NHTSA showed that only 0.4 percent of crashes at signalized intersections involve right on red turns, and only 0.06 percent of all crashes involve a right on red turn and an injury or fatality. Ticketing right on red turns is almost entirely a revenue program, not a safety program. http:// tinyurl.com/Redrevenue It is normal for GATSO and the other camera contractors to want the highest degree of misengineering of the lights and the most predatory rules for ticketing safe right on red turns because ity. But it should not be the goal of governments to deliberately mis-engineer lights and ticket Noah Pransky, an investigative reporter in Tampa, has produced a long series of reports on how the scam of red light cameras works to ticket mostly safe drivers with deliberately mis-engineered lights and enforcement rules to ticket mostly safe drivers for right on red turns that almost never cause crashes. http:// www.tiki-toki.com/timeline/ entry/135673/10-News-investigates-Floridas-Yellow-Light-Trap /#vars!date=2013-05-13_00:00:00! ( ( Poway became the 58th California city to end r ed light camera programs, or ban them before any could be installed. Part of their decision was based on the fact that crashes went down during a six-month trial made several sour grapes statements, but the cameras are off for good in Poway. ( http://tinyurl. com/Repealcameras The Ohio House passed a bill to ban all ticket cameras and it stands a decent chance to pass in the Senate, in part due to the publicity on how abusively the cameras have been used in some cities. http://tinyurl.com/Cameraabuse A combination of the ACLU, Michigan, the Campaign for Liberty, the Mackinac Center and the National Motorists Association managed to stop two bills in the Michigan Legislature that would have brought red light cameras to Michigan likely to be followed shortly by speed cameras. It looks like we will stay free of this money grab industry. ( https:// www.mackinac.org/19123 ( ( As you hear d from a number of residents, they want the cameras gone but the money won out for the time being in your commissioners chambers. At an average of 1,500 tickets per month at $158 each, this extracts about $2.8 million dollars a year from your local economy and roughly two-thirds of that money goes to Tallahassee and to GATSO in Massachusetts and You could have voted to revise the engineering on the lights and intersections to achieve more safety with fewer violations than the cameras achieve and keep all of that $2.8 million a year in your local economy. Unfortunately, that was not the Commissioners choice. RR espectfully submitted, ( ( James C C WW alker ( Life M M ember, N N ational M M otorists Association (B B oard M M ember and E E xecutive Director, N N ational M M otorists Association Foundation ( www.motorists.org ( 2050 CC amelot R R oad ( Ann Arbor, MI MI 48104 ( 734668-7842 ( jcwconsult@aol.com SS eeing red on cameras LL etters to the editor SS end your thoughts (400 words or less) to MM anaging EE ditor II saac B B abcock at ibabcock@turnstilemediagroup.com

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