Winter Park-Maitland observer

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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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Winter Park FL
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United States -- Florida -- Orange -- Winter Park
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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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WPMOBSERVER.COM Fort Maitland Parks lake front is getting a makeover this and only police boathouse and redoing the boat ramp and dock, resulting in restricted public lake access until mid-April. Two years after plans were proposed to build the police boathouse using the Maitland Police Departments forfeiture funds, construction is scheduled to start March 31. Deputy Police Chief Bill McEachnie said the boathouse will drastically cut down on police response time to calls for service on the lake. If a service have to hook up the police boat to a trailer and drive it from the Keller Road station to the Fort Maitland Park lakefront to respond, which has led to USPS 00-6186 Publisher statement on page 4. VISIT WPMOBSERVER.COM SUBSCRIBE NOW! HIGH SPEED DOG PHOTOGRAPHY LIFESTYLES, 6 Pancakes and dough These breakfast-mongers give money to local schools. PARK STYLE, 8 Get your bike on Bike from Park to Park takes over the road on Friday. CALENDAR, 4 COMMUNITY BULLETIN ............ 4 CALENDAR .................... 4 LIFESTYLES .................... 6 SPORTS ...................... 7 PARK STYLE ................... 8 CULTURE ..................... 12 OPINIONS .................... 15 CLASSIFIEDS .................. 36 The culinary mind that brought 4 Rivers Smokehouse to Central Florida will cook up a new fried chicken haven in Winter Park by next month. John Rivers will open The Coop for business in mid-April, serving up classic southern comfort food at a remodeled location on the south west corner of Morse Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue. The Coop allows Rivers to cre ate something new while maintain ing the fun, homey feel of his origi nal smokehouse, he said. This gave me the chance to develop close to a hundred new recipes, Rivers said. Putting together a menu is like making a piece of art. You put a couple things and a couple colors on there and see how they mix and match. It gave me a chance to create again, and Ive absolutely enjoyed every moment of it. Rivers newest endeavor leaves the smoker at home and sports a line of deep fryers instead, plac ing chicken at the forefront of the menu. Other dishes include grits, shrimp and oyster po boys, collard and shrimp perloo, an old cousin of jambalaya. It all happens inside a red cin der-block building with hardwood chairs, and a side room with wideopen windows and a wood painted ceiling, giving it the look of a back porch. The main point is to feel at home, its to feel that family en vironment and that family tone, said The Coop general manager John Hufferd, who started at the 4 Rivers location in Winter Park more than three years ago. Its grandmas house. The 4 Rivers franchise that launched Rivers to barbecue star dom continues to rapidly expand, adding locations in Gainesville and Jacksonville last year. A new smokehouse under construc tion in east Orlando near UCF tion. Lines of hungry locals snake out the door on a daily basis just a glimpse of the foods cult following. A new eatery from the mind of 4 Rivers would sure ly thrive, Winter Park resident Julie Garner said. If John Rivers is involved, its going to be very success her meal outside 4 Rivers Winter Park location. He has the Midas touch when it comes to restaurants. Longwood resident and 4 Rivers fan Michael Burns saw a home-style eat station as a perfect transition from the barbecue chain. Its always good to have some southern comfort food, Burns said. The Coop comes to Winter Park as one of the newest restaurants de zoning regulations, or a location where customers pay before eating and bus their own tables, among other criteria. City Commissioners passed an ordinance last September that banned eating establishments along Park Avenue that fell un der that category a response to the voiced disapproval from mer chants and residents over Fire house Subs and BurgerFi joining the citys downtown. PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVER Signs of an impending opening hang over The Coop, founded by Winter Parks John Rivers. ARCHIVE PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Maitlanders looking for wet fun will have to head to Winter Park as dock work goes on. Snooping The Coop New southern-style restaurant to open mid-April from the makers of 4 Rivers TIM FREED Observer staff Please see 4 RIVERS on page 2 The latest scam facing Winter Park residents might trick them into opening their wallets to keep their utilities running a ploy by callers claiming to be city employ ees. Reports have poured in over the past three months of callers telling residents to either pay up or lose their electricity. The imitators try to convince residents to avoid disconnec tion by purchasing prepaid debit eyPak cards found at convenience stores, said Suzy Streed, customer accounts supervisor for Winter Parks Electric Utility Department. Customers are told to call back after buying the card and provide the receipt number and PIN num ber, giving the swindlers access to the money. Our customers are calling in very upset because theyve been told that their electric service would be disconnected within an hour, Streed said. But she said that so far, few have taken the bait. I dont know of anyone who actually purchased the card to make the payment. Streed said the majority of the customers who received the mys terious calls had zero balance due to the city. Residents actually fall ing behind on a payment would Utility scammers strike TIM FREED Observer staff Please see SCAM on page 2 Police boathouse to nally take oat Access to Chain of Lakes to be closed during construction SARAH WILSON Observer staff Please see BOATHOUSE on page 2 407-740-0401 www.FirstColonyBank.netYour Real Hometown BankOn Hwy 17-92 in MaitlandMember FDIC Winter Park Recovery CenterExecutive Drug & Alcohol Treatment Protocols Sinclair Method For Alcohol Extinction Suboxone/Subutex For Opioid Abuse Privacy and Confidentiality AssuredMedically Managed Dual Diagnosis Evidenced Based Programs2056 Aloma Ave, Suite 100, Winter Park, FL 32792 www.WinterParkRecoveryCenter.com 407-629-0413 www.wpmobserver.com/enews

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Page 2 | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer SCAM | Beware fake utility phone calls 4 RIVERS | New restaurant idea get a notice of disconnection with a bill in the mail weeks in advance, along with several automated phone messages, she said. Winter Park Assistant Director of Communications Craig ONeil said the city has received at least 30 calls from residents regarding sus pected utility fraud since January. It is my understanding that other cities in Central Florida are experiencing the same thing, ONeil said. The Orlando Utilities Commis sion released an alert in January warning residents of the fraudu customers had been targeted and asked to pay with the Green Dot MoneyPak cards. A similar notice came last year from Duke Energy, one of the larg est electric power holding compa nies in the country and a provider of electricity to customers through out Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina. Streed said the calls in Winter Park come in clusters toward the end of each month, focusing on a phone numbers from the service listing. One day saw a string of calls to businesses owners along Park Avenue, while another day homes along Aloma Avenue, she said. My thought is theyre going to various areas to keep it fresh, Streed said. Like if OUC is mak ing an announcement in this area, they might move to another area. They want to hit as many peo ple in one day as they can before it gets out that this is going on. Similar utility scams using the Green Dot MoneyPak cards have emerged across the country. Cit ies throughout California, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Oregon tempted fraud within the past two years, according to notices and emails from local municipalities, attorney generals and police. But fake electricity bills arent the only scam afoot in the states. According to the Better Business Bureau, a boost in the housing market in 2013 also meant an up tick in housing rental scams in states across the country. Cases start with residents stum bling upon an unbelievable rental rate on Craigslist, paying the se rent, and later realizing the ad was only a copy of an actual listing. Other scams reported to the BBB, such as the nefarious ran somware, take a more tech-savvy approach. Booby-trapped links and attachments sent via email shut off users from accessing their computer systems, displaying messages instead that demand a sum of money. Winter Park sent out a notice last week warning residents not to trust or provide information to callers threatening to turn off their utilities. City staff will con tinue informing customers in an effort to protect them, said Clarissa Howard, Winter Parks Director of Communications. At the end of the day I think there was real concern from Park Avenue and some of the merchants and landowners along there, May or Ken Bradley said. I dont know that there was a particular outcry from any more residents than there ever is an outcry from anything else. Those who are passionate are passionate about everything and those who arent dont seem to be passionate about anything and ac cept where Winter Park is going. Theres still plenty of room for everyone in Winter Park when it comes to food, even if theres a ers said. The climate and expectation of the quality of food in Winter Park demands from the customer base that youve got to pro duce exceptionally tast ing food, Rivers said. Theres an opportunity to provide exceptionally good tasting food at a more attainable price point, and thats exactly what we do at the smokehouse. Rivers still remembers the humble beginnings of 4 Rivers Smokehouse as it steadily climbed a jour ney that he gets to relive all over again with The Coop, one plate at a time. People forget that when we opened the smokehouse back in 2009, my number one goal was just to make enough money to pay the bills, Rivers said. It was a brand new concept and a brand new idea. I think people just assume and expect The Coop to grow as expo nentially quick as the smokehouse has, but its the same goal: I want to open it and youve got to pour attention and time and focus into making it exceptional. C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE WELCOMENew MembersThank You Renewing Members! www.maitlandchamber.com McBride Insurance Agency-One Senior Place Prospect Mortgage Digital Risk, LLC Sunshine and Smiles Photography Look Local Marketing, Inc. Microsoft At The Florida Mall Strongman Movers, LLC Chickl-A Maitland Antonios LaFlamma W2 Productions Sheraton Orlando North Jersey Mikes Maitland Miller, Kagan, Rodriguez & Silver Tri-County Towing Courtyard By Marriott Grand Reserve At Maitland Park New Traditions National Bank Buca di Beppo Rehabilitation Center of Winter Park American Cancer Society Enzian Theatre MONTHLY CHAMBER LUNCHEON Spring Arts Festival At Beautiful Lake Lily Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, 2014 Taste of Maitland At Beautiful Lake Lily Monday, October 20, 2014 Sheraton Orlando North 600 North Lake Destiny Drive Maitland, FL 32751 Chamber Members $20.00 (Prior To RSVP Deadline) Chamber Members $25.00 (After RSVP Deadline) Future Members & Visitors $25.00 At The Door $25.00 To RSVP: Call 407-644-0741 or Email: jeff@maitlandchamber.com RSVP DEADLINE 3:00 PM Monday, April 7 Luncheon Sponsored by: New Chamber Hours Monday Friday 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Drop In For A Cup Of Coffee Or Just To Say Hello!!! BOATHOUSE | Project should be quick, but will block lake could even get on the water. Weve had several service calls where, luckily, citizens have assisted before we could get there Its going to be a great advan tage to us to have a permanently docked presence in the water, McEachnie said. Once construction on the boathouse and dock replacement begins, public access to Lake Maitland and the Chain of Lakes will be cut off from Fort Maitland Park forcing those looking to hit the water to do so at Dinky Dock Park on Lake Virginia in Winter Park, said Maitland Public Works Director Rick Lemke. That includes locals who run businesses from the lakeside, such as Julie Roach of H2YO who regularly teaches paddleboard lessons from Fort Maitland Park. Roach, who opposed placing the boathouse on the lakefront in fear of it blocking beach access, said she and others who usually launch on Lake Maitland will have to switch up locations until construction is complete. Roach said she and other paddleboarders hope to approach the city with the idea of clean ing up and opening the nearby overgrown beach area at the end of Live Oak Boulevard next to the Moorings as additional non-mo torized lake access to make up for lost lake frontage at the park. The park, along with the new boat ramp and police boathouse, are expected to reopen in time for prime boating season as the weather begins to warm up as spring gets into full-swing, McEachnie said. We want people to enjoy our lakes, McEachnie said, we just want them to do it safely. C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVER The new restaurant is the rst fast food-style business to open since a recent Park Avenue embargo.

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Page 3 Winter Park City Talk BY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER March 24 City Commission meeting highlights If you were unable to watch or attend the City Commission meet ing held March 24 in City Hall Commission Chambers, below are a few highlights of decisions made at the meeting: Mayors Report nized for his current exhibition as part of the citys Art in Cham bers. ed declaring the month of April as Bike Month. Consent Agenda were approved. purchases were approved (for a complete listing, please visit Action Items Requiring Discussion affordable housing lot at 663 Sy monds Ave. for the Wounded War rior Project was approved. Public Hearings nance vacating and abandoning easement at 2020 W. Fawsett Road was approved. dinance authorizing conveyance of the city owned property at 321 Hannibal Square West in exchange for the property located at 325 S. Pennsylvania Ave. was approved. ter Park, LLC were approved with the contingency that the plan is to come back to the City Commission Homes was approved. standing electric revenue bonds, Series 2005A, was approved. Tuesday, April 1, was approved with an amendment. A full copy of the March 24 City Commission minutes will be available at cityofwinterpark.org the week of April 14, pending ap proval by the City Commission. Remember, if you are unable to attend the City Commission meet ings, you can watch them live, gavel-to-gavel, as they happen. During the meeting, simply log on business. Beware of fraud! Recently, several utility custom ers have reported that they have been contacted by individuals or organizations claiming to repre sent the city of Winter Park. These to turn off utility services if funds are not submitted. Although our Utility Billing Customer Service representatives do occasionally contact customers, if asked, they can always provide information that only the customer and the city would know in order to validate the call is legitimate. have delinquent accounts receive city prior to utility services being disconnected. Customers never re hour before disconnection. customers who have delinquent accounts to purchase a prepaid debit card to avoid utility services being disconnected. Customers can make payments online, by phone, automatic bank draft, mail, or in person at City Hall. share personal information, in cluding your birthday, social secu rity number or bank account infor mation. utility account, call Utility Billing Customer Service at 407-599-3220. If you receive a suspicious phone call, or feel you are the vic tim of fraud, please hang up im mediately and contact the Winter Park Police Department at 407644-1313. Golf course memories The Winter Park Country Club is celebrating its 100th anniver sary this fall and is hoping to in clude memorabilia from the com munity that is from or about the golf course. If you have any of the following items, please share with Golf Pro Justin Ingram at the Country Club located at 761 Old England Ave.: people playing on the course. ticles about the course. with course logos or insignias. etc. from the early 1900s. All items will be used for dis play at the Country Club and will be returned to the owner at the completion of the Centennial Cel ebration. The WPCC is the second old est golf club in the Central Florida area. The nine-hole public course makes its way through the down town Winter Park area, and pro vides a challenge to even the most experienced golfer. The clubs his tory includes play by the likes of Hogan, Snead, Sarazen and Ha gen. With its narrow, tree-lined fairways and postage-stamp, bun ker-guarded greens, this course will provide a test for every shot in a golfers arsenal. For more infor mation, please call 407-599-3339. Dispose of your household hazardous waste Mark your calendars! The city of Winter Park, in partnership with Waste Pro for household hazard ous waste and A1 Assets Inc. for e-waste, will be offering waste dis posal for all city residents Satur day, April 12, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Public Works Compound lo cated at 1409 Howell Branch Road, directly behind Fire Station 64. For more information, please call 407-599-3364 or visit cityof on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, watch us on Vimeo. Memories on the links 13-0079/rev090113Member FDIC citynational.com At City National Bank, we make your dream home a reality. CNB has a full suite of mortgage solutions to meet your needs. we make the process easy. or contact us at 1-800-435-8839.Let Us You Home Voted Best Bank for Jumbo Loans 1227-2 CNwinterParkAd.indd 1 1/28/14 1:12 PM

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Page 4 | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Thursday, March 27, 2014 PHONE: 407-563-7000 FAX: 407-563-7099 WPMOBSERVER.COM PUBLISHER Tracy Craft 407.515.2605 TCraft@TurnstileMediaGroup.com MANAGING EDITOR Isaac Babcock 407.563.7023 IBabcock@TurnstileMediaGroup.com ASSOCIATE EDITOR Sarah Wilson 407.563.7026 SWilson@TurnstileMediaGroup.com DESIGNER Tom Miller 407.563.7032 TMiller@TurnstileMediaGroup.com STAFF WRITERS Brittni Larson Megan Stokes Tim Freed Allison Olcsvay Kristy Vickery COLUMNISTS Chris Jepson Jepson@MediAmerica.us Louis Roney LRoney@cfl.rr.com Josh Garrick JoshGarrick9@gmail.com ADVERTISING SALES Linda Stern 407.376.2434 LStern@TurnstileMediaGroup.com LEGAL NOTICE ADVERTISING Ashley McBride 407.286.0807 Legal@FLALegals.com SUBSCRIPTIONS/CIRCULATION Luana Baez 407.563.7013 LBaez@TurnstileMediaGroup.com MEMBER OF: -Florida Press Association -Winter Park/Maitland/Goldenrod Chambers of Commerce Winter 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 GROUP CHAIRMAN Rance Crain PRESIDENT/CEO Francis X. Farrell VICE PRESIDENTS Patti Green & Jeff Babineau USPS #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 FAMILY CALENDAR Calendar APRIL 4 Date Night at Leu Gardens for April features the Sandra Bullock and George Clooney thriller Gravity on one of the largest outdoor screens in Central Florida. Come early and enjoy a stroll in the 50acre garden before the movie. Movies are the rst Friday of every month through December. Leu Gardens opens at 6 p.m. and Gravity starts at 8:30 p.m. The CFCArts String Orchestra will present Baroque to Beatles This classical style concert, scheduled for Friday, April 4, will take the audience on a journey that will vary from the Baroque era all the way to the 20th century and the music of the Beatles. Its at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 4, at Central Christian Church, 250 S.W. Ivanhoe Blvd., Orlando. General admission tickets are $10 each and are available for sale at cfcarts.com/baroque-to-beatles APRIL 5 The Hearts of Gold concert beneting the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, starts at 6 p.m. April 5 with an all-access VIP reception, and the concert, featuring Sister Hazel begins at 8 p.m. Visit chomeless.org for more information and to get tickets. The Winter Park All-British Car Show celebrates its 30th anniversary starting at 9 a.m. April 5 at Mead Botanical Garden. MARCH 28 The sixth annual Bike From Park to Park takes off from the Central Park West Mead ow in Winter Park at 8 a.m. Friday, March 28. Enjoy the scenery, take in the spring weather and get exercise on this guided tour through Winter Parks streets. Visit cityofwinterpark.org for more information. MARCH 29 On March 29 the Lake Highland Prepara tory School gym will play host to a wild and crazy evening: Live from Lake HighlandIts Saturday Night is this years spring ing, the premier social event and largest fundraiser held once every two years at Lake Highland. Its a night of in credible parent camaraderie, live and si lent auctions, amazing rafes and fantastic entertainment. It starts at 7 p.m. Visit lhps. org/ing for more information. Like retro video games? Join the Mai tland Public Library for some awesome throwback gaming! We will have loads of systems including Atari, Intellivision, Sega Genesis, NES, SNES, Nintendo 64 and GameCube. Its from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 29 at the Maitland Public Library. APRIL 4 Come kick off Maitland Walks with an 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. event April 4 that will provide a free 20-minute walk, a free Tshirt (to the rst 150 walkers), pedometer, healthy delicious lunch and the company with the highest percentage of its em ployees that walk will win ve Fitbit Flex smart-bracelets. It starts at 2400 Maitland Center Parkway. Visit healthcentralorida. org to register. Community Bulletin Garricks exhibit hits New York The exhibit Seeking the Ancient Kallos (Beauty) by Orlando-based American ne art photographer and Observer col umnist J. Joshua Garrick made history as the rst exhibition in the 125-year his tory of the National Archaeological Muse um of Greece to be created and presented by a non-Greek artist. That exhibit opened Sept.12, 2013 and has since traveled to Istanbul, Turkey, for an extended exhibi tion, now comes to America, hosted by the Consulate General of Greece in New York City, opening at 6:30 p.m. April 10. The exhibit is curated by art historian Iris Kritikou and designed by Marios Voutsi nas. One Senior Place ... See our full Calendar of Events at OneSeniorPlace.com407.949.6733715 Douglas Avenue Altamonte Springs, FL 32714M-F 8:30am 5pmEDUCATIONAL SENIOR SELF DEFENSE CLASS Tuesday, April 1st 10am-11am By Creating Divine Order RSVP 407.699.5600 CREATIVE WAYS TO SHARE YOUR STORY Tuesday, April 8th & 15th 11am-12:30pm By Creating Divine Order RSVP 407.699.5600 WELCOME TO MEDICARE BIRTHDAY PARTY! Tuesday, April 8th 2pm-4pm By SHINE RSVP 407.949.6733 FUN & EXERCISE SENIOR CLUB Every Monday 10am-12pm By Family Physicians Group April 7th Bingo April 14th Computer Club April 21st Movie Day April 28th Casino Day HEALTH RELATED IS IT WAX OR IS IT MY HEARING? Wednesday, April 2nd and April 30th 3pm4:30pm By Harmony Hearing RSVP 407.949.6737 MANAGING YOUR STRESS THROUGH HUMOR Thursday, April 3rd 10:30am-1pm By American Lung Association & VITAS RSVP 407.599.2522 TESTOSTERONE & LIVING LONGER Thursday, April 3rd 2pm-3pm By More T Clinics RSVP 407.949.0222 INSURANCE & REAL ESTATE THE REAL ESTATE SPECIALISTS ARE IN! Monday, April 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th 10am1pm By Exit Real Estate Results Appointment Only 407.949.6714 THE REAL ESTATE SPECIALISTS ARE IN! Thursday, April 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th 9am12pm By EXIT Real Estate Results **BIRTHDAY PARTY & MASSAGES** If your birthday is in April, please stop by! Wednesday, April 16th 11am-1pm By Freedom Health RSVP 407.949.6733Calendar of Events April 2014 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. 59th ANNUAL SPRING ORCHID SHOWOrchid Rhapsody Hosted by Central Florida Orchid Society Maitland Civic Center 641 South Maitland Ave., Maitland, FL 32751April 5 & 6, 2014 9am to 5pm each day Exhibits, Sales, Lectures, Door Prizes, Etc. Admission $5 at door (Bring ad-save $2)

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Page 5 Maitland City Talk BY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Spring is here, and with the nice weather many people are thinking of outdoor activities involving sprucing up around home. Gardening, painting, and general cleanup activities seem to work their way into our sched ules this time of year, whether we want them to or not. The honey do seems to pop up just when we seek to sneak in some recreation. But being good homeowners and partners, we take care of our big gest assets: our home and family. Perhaps nows the time to take a look at the house for any quick repairs that may be needed, or perhaps a coat of paint inside or out. While were looking at the exterior, one of the ways you can dress numbers on your home. By having your correct address numbers posted in a visible man emergency, especially one that has no external visibility such as an in jury or illness inside the home. We get the old joke about following the majority of emergencies ad dressed in modern times involve For homes, address numbers should be posted in a location that is plainly legible and visible from the street or road that emergency responders would use to reach you. The size of address numbers erties should be at least 3 inches tall. The markings should be Ara bic numerals or alphabet letter and should contrast with the back ground. Take a moment and check your address, is it visible from the road and are the numbers or letters large enough to recognize? Does it contrast with the background and would you be able to see it at night One other item to look for is any large plants, vines, or vine like plantings around the home. A quick trim can alleviate the ob struction of a good address num ber without too much trouble. Since weve talked about a way you can help us help you outside, we should take a moment to dis cuss an item inside the home. Were at the point again where weve changed the time setting on our clocks. With the changing of the time wed like to remind you to check your smoke alarms again. Push the test button to make sure that they all sound an alarm. Replace the batteries if needed. Take a look at the label on the detector to see how old this very important safety device is. If the smoke alarm is 10 years old or old er, the manufacturers and Nation al Fire Alarm Code require they be replaced. At 10 years, they start to lose their sensitivity to smoke and may not work properly if you ever need them. If youre not sure of how to test the smoke alarm or would like to have the alarms checked, you can ers at 407-539-6226 and theyll be happy to assist our family help ing yours. Dennis Marshall, Fire Mar shal Spring things to help us help you rfntbfn Last week to Sign Up!! r rfrntffb tttt fnbb tt t ff nftnnf ffn BEACH BODY CHALLENGE 6 WEEK PROGRAM T H A N K Y O U T H A N K Y O U T H A N K Y O U The businesses, organizations and individuals below have chosen to support your local Chamber of Commerce again in 2014 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. For more information about the Winter Park Chambe r of Commerce, our members, or upcoming events, visit us at the Winter Park Welcome Center, cal l (407) 644-8281 or log on to www.winterpark.org. A N N U A L S U P P O R T E R S 180 Medspa Alluring Americas, Inc. Avanti Wealth Management Be On Park Drew Belani Ceramic Matrix Charyli DeVanes Flooring by DeLoreto Interiors Florida Collegiate Summer League Scott Hall iLashWorks Institute of Technical Arts Italio Karl's Event Rental, Inc. Kendall & Kendall Kincaid Construction Co. Moreno, Peelen & Company Morris Visitor Publications Orlando City Soccer Club Orlando Family Magazine Owens Realty Network, LLC RE/MAX 200 Realty RE/MAX Park Avenue Sherris Legal, P.A. Sodexo at Rollins College The Collection for Stepping Out The Doggie Door Tibby's New Orleans Kitchen Ward Law Firm, P.L. Webster University Wilder Accounting & CPA's 5 + Y E A R S BETA Center Centra Care Aloma Avenue Costco Wholesale #185 Blair & Diane Culpepper Hylant John & Shirley's Catering Latham, Shuker, Eden & Beaudine Lilly Pulitzer The Park Press Peggy & Phillip B. Crosby YMCA Joseph Regner Savannah Court & Savannah Cove Maitland Track Shack of Orlando Vestal & Wiler, CPA's 1 0 + Y E A R S BMO Harris Bank Dean Cannon Center for Independent Living Mark Lang & Associates Matthew Roberts, Inc. Mears Transportation Group The Jander Group, Inc. Winter Park Chocolate 1 5 + Y E A R S Central Florida Concierge Association Commercial Business Finance Consumer Debt Counselors Follett Bookstore at Rollins College Massey Communications Moore Stephens Lovelace, P.A. Orange County Supervisor of Elections Orlando Sentinel Communications Panera Bread Partridge Tree Gift Shop Paychex Seawright & Associates, Inc. 2 0 + Y E A R S Maid To Clean Park Maitland School Timothy's Gallery 2 5 + Y E A R S Trinity Preparatory School 3 0 + Y E A R S Reynolds & Co. Jewelers 3 5 + Y E A R S Florida Distributing Co. Morse Museum of American Art 9 0 + Y E A R S CenturyLink Chamber Trustees Park Avenue Merchants Association members

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Page 6 | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Lifestyles r fntb t tr rrf nt b tf r r r tr trfnftbnf fttf nt fnfff fft tbfn n fffntbnt rrff trn n tbnr nf rf fnnfff tbntn nfntf nrf nf ftrft bnf tfr tbn ffffrt nrffrt ftrtnf t t t ttr nf nf fnf tt fn PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Artists and art lovers ocked to Winter Park for the annual Sidewalk Art Festival over the weekend, March 21-23. PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Art Fest weekend kicked off March 20 with the best drinks and eats from Hannibal Square shops at the annual Wine Tasting. Winter Park Art Fest Baldwin Park Doggie Derby Hannibal Square Wine Tasting Hannibal Square Wine Tasting PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER It was the dogs turn to race at the annual Baldwin Park Doggie Derby tak ing to Corrine Commons on March 8. Winter Park Art Fest Baldwin Park Doggie Derby

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Page 7 The Knights spring-boarded off a surprise trouncing of Mi ami last week to pounce on series, sweeping the Bearcats in three games last weekend. Eric Skoglund pitched a twohit start to hold the Bearcats to a 7-1 loss in the Knights debut game in the American Athletic Conference, dropping his ERA to 1.76 in the process. Meanwhile the top of the Knights order went to work, with leadoff man Dylan Moore cranking out three hits and crossing the plate three times, with Derrick Salberg helping knock him in with four hits of his own. Salberg extended his hitting streak to 11 games with that performance. Unfortunately for Salberg, that streak would end the very next game in a 7-4 comeback win. Salberg would put the ball in play four times in the game, but all landed in the gloves of Bearcats players. Picking up the slack was a ning to give the Knights the few throwing errors that gave the Knights all the runs theyd need. Meanwhile Spencer Da vis was making music on the mound with six strikeouts in 4 giving up just two runs. Jarrod Petree was in the right place at the right time, pitching the sixth and walking away with the win after retiring three batters. Salberg decided to start up another hitting streak as the Knights tried for the sweep, The Knights would score a run at the plate to slowly run away with the game. Erik Barber and Tommy Williams provided the the game en route to a respective two and three RBI. Zach Rodgers would pitch a scoreless one-hit, four-inning start before head coach Terry Rooney pulled him for Robby Howell, who promptly gave up two hits and a run before be ing pulled two outs later. The Knights would go on to win 5-1. Ryan Meyer, the only pitcher to The Wildcats are on a tear in district baseball play as they head into a long break this week. The of their last six games to keep them on top of Class 8A District 5. That includes the back-to-back demolition of Colonial by 9-1 and East River by 8-2 to bounce back from their inexplicable 10-2 loss to district rival Colonial, which has lost two thirds of its games this season. Winter Park has shown it can win the close games, with their conference games separated by an average scoring gap of just two runs each. The Wildcats played Bayshore in the Big Sun Challenge this week at press time. trip to Oak Ridge, which is winless in the district, at 5 p.m. April 2. Af ter that they host non-district rival Boone at 7:15 p.m. April 3. ARCHIVE PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER The Knights bats caught re over three games against conference rival Cincinnati. Knights trounce Bearcats to sweep series Wildcats on a tear ISAAC BABCOCK Observer staff ISAAC BABCOCK Observer staff The Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Get Involved & Join us Today! Take Steps will be held at Lake Lily Park in Maitland on Sat. April 26th at 4pm. To learn more, sign up as a team, or to make a donation, please visit: www.cctakesteps.org/orlando Local contact: Laura Kraubetz, Development Director 646.203.1214 / lkraubetz@ccfa.org draw a balk in the game, would come away with the win, his As of this week, the Knights feated in their history in Ameri can Athletic Conference play. They were set to play Bethune Cookman in a non-conference game 6:30 p.m. at press time March 26. Theyll hit the dia mond for a three-game homes tand against Temple starting at 6:30 p.m. March 28, then 4 p.m. March 29 and 1 p.m. March 30. The Tigers are 7-10 overall and 2-1 in conference play. Rollins baseball Nine games into Sunshine State Conference play the Tars win. That includes a cumulative 23-6 trouncing they felt at the three-game-sweep loss in St. Pe tersburg last weekend. The dismal start to SSC play puts the Tars at the bottom of the conference ladder, with sec ond-worst team Saint Leo three games ahead. The Tars continue their road trip with three games at Barry starting at 6 p.m. March 28, then 1 p.m. March 29, then 4 p.m. the same day. Theyll be back home p.m. April 2.

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Page 8 | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Its been 15 years since Lead ership Winter Park alumni cre ated a tasty way to raise money for local schools. Countless load of syrup later, the Winter Park Chambers Pancake Break fast is still going strong. jorie Myers, former owner of Pacos Mexican Restaurant and a graduate of Leadership Winter Park, came up with the idea. Since then it has grown ev ery year and over the years we have raised over $110,000 for schools in Winter Park, event chair Rhonda Loft said. Marje was a big part of the event leadership every year un til her death in 2009. Pacos is still one of our larg est sponsors providing all the pancake batter, sausage and syr up every year, Loft said. Soon Whole Foods, T.G. Lee, Panera Bread, Orlando Health, Rollins College, Valencia Col lege, Vanson Constructors, Fan nie Hillman Associates Real Es tate and many others were on board. All event sponsors are local companies, Loft said, because we want this to continue to be a community event. All the mon schools within our community. And all that money from the event, held in December, came one $4-6 ticket at a time. Money raised at the break fast through ticket sales and sponsorships goes directly to the elementary schools that feed into Winter Park High School, which include Aloma Elemen tary, Audubon Park Elementary, Brookshire Elementary, Dom merich Elementary, Killarney Elementary and Lakemont El ementary. We are very proud to say that the amount we are able to give to each school has increased every year, Loft said. This year the breakfast raised almost $25,000. Expenses are small portion set aside to pro business leaders to attend Lead ership Winter Park. The rest of the proceeds are divided equally between the six schools. Checks were presented to the principals of each school on Feb. 10 during the Winter Park City Commission meeting. This year each school re ceived more than $3000, up from around $2000 last year. The pancake staff did some thing a little different this year, visiting each school before the event to talk to parents and staff and get them interested. We were surprised by how many people were not aware that the money from the pan cake breakfast went directly to [The visits were] eye-opening for committee members and we plan to continue them every year in the future to promote the event and to stay in touch with the schools and their needs. schools already have big plans for how they will spend their money. The thank you notes poured in after the breakfast, with hints at how far that money will go. Brookshire Elementary is us ing the money to provide 12 staff training, and to purchase school supplies and backpacks for stu dents in need. These things are only pos sible due to the work of Lead ership Winter Park and vol unteers, Brookshire principal Marc Rummler wrote. Dommerich Elementary will buy furniture for its comput er lab, Principal Junella Kreil wrote. Audubon Park Elementa ry will be purchasing Google Chrome books for students to use and Lakemont Elementary 5th grade classrooms will be re ceiving iPad Minis using their funds. Aloma Elementary principal Dr. Drew Hawkins said he plans to meet with team leaders in the next few weeks to make a deci sion on how they will use the money. We want to make sure its used in the best way possible Were not sure yet if that will be in the art program or the music program or somewhere else, but we think its a wonderful thing they do for schools in the Winter Park area. PHOTO COURTESY OF LEADERSHIP WINTER PARK Winter Park Chamber members have kept the philanthropy alive for 15 years, recently donating thousands of dollars to local schools. Pancake breakfast helps local schools ALLISON OLCSVAY Observer staff Cullen & Hemphill PLC present the Eleventh Annual Poster art by Shari Sherman EVE NT SPON S ORS:A B E N E FIT FOR TH E S E B AS TIA N HAUL F UND H E LPING GR E YHOUND S R EA CH TH E IR N E W F A MILIES For more information or artist/vendor space: ART FESTIVAL FEATURING PET R ELATED ARTISTS, VENDORS AND ADO PTION ORGANIZATIONS 2826 Shader Rd. Orlando, FL 32808 You r Dogs Destination fo r All Things Healthy 407-295-3888 BarkingDogFitness.co m RockysRetreat.com A Gym for Dogs! $20 o your next p urchase Customized workouts Fitness Classes K9GetFit Boot Camp s TM Bo arding Dog Daycare W eight loss Aqu a therap y Canine massage Reiki Fitness and fun swims Fitness and fun swims

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Page 9 Chamber ROI Most business owners are laser-focused on their bottom line, and rightfully so. They want to know how their employees are spending their time, because time is money. They want to know how many customers were gained from a trade show or print advertisement, because marketing dollars are scarce. They want to know if a recent technology upgrade is improving customer service, because, lets face it, investing in technology can be pricey. One of my favorite aspects of my job is meeting entrepreneurs, getting to know what sparked the idea for their business and identifying ways the Chamber can help tell their story. Sometimes it is as sim ple as a social media shout out accompa nied by a relevant photo. Other times it is working hand-in-hand to promote an event or making connections to other Chamber members businesses. So much of what transpires at the Chamber is relational that it can be hard to measure. However, a year ago the Chamber launched a series aimed at providing infor mation that can be harvested and applied to a businesss day-to-day operations. The Small Business Education Series presented by Strombeck Consulting CPAs is a partner ship with the Small Business Resource Net work that provides local business owners with expert advice and recommendations. The information is presented in such a way that program attendees can invest one hour of time and walk out of the room with the tools and knowledge to implement changes real-time ROI. Curious? Stop by the next program on community relations. Andrea Massey-Far cations, will share insight on evaluating and prioritizing community relations activities. The program will be held on Friday, April 18, at 8:15 a.m. at the Winter Park Welcome for members and $10 for non-members. Tasting Winter Park Winter Parks ultimate foodie festival is just around the corner. The 29th annual Taste of Winter Park presented by Centu ryLink features an all-star lineup of local eateries and top dining destinations. More than 40 participants will showcase their signature dishes, refreshing beverages and decadent desserts. Participants include Hamiltons Kitchen, Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine, Park Plaza Gardens, Cocina 214, Shulas Steak House and many more. Also, get a taste of John Rivers new restaurant concept, The COOP, and meet The Food Networks Cupcake Wars three-time champion Hollis Wilder from Sweet by Holly. Top off the evening with live music by saxophonist Johnny Mag Sax and fabu ning at the Winter Park Farmers Market on Wednesday, April 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets are available at winterpark.org or at the Winter Park Welcome Center during business hours. Feeling lucky? Enter to win the Taste of Winter Park Recipe Contest. Ed ible Orlando has teamed up with Whole Foods Mar ket Winter Park to showcase fresh, local produce. To enter, email your original recipe for a veggie side, starter or salad featuring Florida-grown produce to info@edibleorlando.com with the subject line Recipe Contest by April 4. Edible Orlandos editors will choose their fave, and Whole Foods Market will share samples of the winning recipe at Taste of Winter Park. The winning recipe and au thors byline will be featured in the Sum The winner will receive bragging rights, plus two tickets to Taste of Winter Park and a $100 Whole Foods Market gift card. For updates on other Chamber events and programs plus community happen ings, like our Facebook page at facebook. Twitter at @WPChamberFL Erika Spence is the senior director of marketing and communications at the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce. r f r n t b t n r f n t b n rfntbr What is canine conditioning? Its a structured exercise program that achieves different results depending upon the goals for your dog. If, for example, you have a canine athlete, conditioning is an exercise program geared to increase your dogs competitive edge and minimize damage or potential injury that can occur during an athletic performance. If you compete in conformation events, conditioning is all about achieving the op timal physical look, so the dog physically conforms to the breed standard as best as is possible. If your dog is overweight, a conditioning program will help him take the weight off. For the average dog, conditioning can focus on keeping a dog healthy. Whats included in a canine condition ing program? Typically, most conditioning programs include exercises that: function and endurance, and, mental and emotional condition. Types of conditioning exercises can include swim ming, treadmill workouts, walk ing or running on different terrains, interval training, Pilates-type exer cises to improve core strength, and Cavaletti drills to improve balance and hind-end awareness. And dont forget stretching, an important component of any exercise program. Depending on your dog and your goals, the program you design may be geared more toward endurance, or toward bal ance type work. For example, if you have a breed that is a natural distance runner, you may want to focus on a program that builds endurance. If you want to do agil ity with your dog, your focus may be on balance and body awareness exercises. In either of these examples, this doesnt mean you should ignore the other components of a conditioning program, it just means you should focus on one aspect more than the others. Just like you would do in a gym, design a program for your dog that includes different exercises on different days, with days of rest built in. Canine conditioning is one of the best ways to keep your dog in shape, and help them age gracefully. And thats ultimately what we all want! Sherri Cappabianca, an expert in canine health and tness, is the author of two books on canine health, and the co-owner of Rockys Retreat Canine Health & Fitness Center, and Barking Dog Fitness, Orlandos only gym for dogs. For more information, visit rockysretreat.com or barkingdogtness.com Canine conditioning for health, longevity The little tips that can pay big dividends Sherri Cappabianca The Wet Nose Report Erika Spence Business in the Park

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JOSH GARRICK Observer Sta The brand new Italio Restaurant in a perfect location just north of the busy intersection of Fairbanks and 17-92 in Winter Park has raised the concept of fast food to a level this reviewer never thought possible, AND theyve done it with (my favorite) Italian food! And here is the essence of what I have to share with you today. This is the best food you can get for the price anywhere in Central Florida. quick-service food concept in 2012 in Boca Raton where their customers quickly accepted this stand-inline, on-thego alternative to traditional Italian dining. Italios concept offers patrons literally hundreds of options to create the ideal meal we only wish we could cook at home with each ingredient pre-cooked by the restaurant and chosen by us. One happy customer summed it up by commenting, Do you like Italian? Do you want your meal fast? Do you understand how to order at Chipotle? If so, youll like Italio. Since were residents of Central Florida, we know how to stand in line better than any other people in the world, and remem bering this is fast food, you can use your time (while standing in line) to make is to be served. It can be a Pasta Bowl, Salad Bowl or a Piadina, an Italian wrap, much like a French crepe that actually has its history in ancient Roman street food. Step two offers a choice of meats such as Chicken breast (marinated in lemon-herb vin aigrette at $6.98); Meatball of ground beef and pork $6.98; Grilled sirloin steak $6.98; Grilled shrimp $8.98; Italian sausage $6.98; or the Veggie medley at $6.78. You see what I mean about the value. Step three taps into our inner-chef and challenges us with varying combinations of sauces, dressings and pestos ranging from Alfredo to traditional Pomodoro to Roasted Red Pepper pesto. The over 20 toppings, including brus chetta, chickpeas, olive tapenade and a variety of cheeses. Please keep in mind these low prices come with the traditional fast food compromises of eating from cardboard bowls with plastic knives and forks. But there is NO compromising on the food. I was proud of myself for creating a dish consisting of whole-wheat pasta, steak, fresh basil pesto, and aged, shaved Parme san cheese and it was delicious. Thats really the whole point here. Italio allows us to eat all our favorite comfort foods, and we can do it anytime, because the prices are so low. This was witnessed as I visit there exactly one month after the restaurant opened and it was already full of happy, pasta-loving customers. All around me, people were truly enjoying their food, which speaks to the atmosphere in Italio. Its a truly happy place. ferent readers who spotted me and shared how happy they were that I would be writing about what has already become a favorite restaurant for them. The Kids Menu is even cheaper ($3.98), and I enjoyed watching an experienced family as the kids professionally pulled their noodles into their mouths. Families cannot hope for more than a beautifully designed, clean restaurant that offers fresh ingredients at affordable prices for the casual diner. And theres more. As Italio wishes to be known as a good neighbor as well as being a good restaurant, they recently initiated Mangia Mondays a month-long charitable initiative and Outreach Center (CFOC). On every Monday through May Mondays will be contributed to the Central Florida charity, which transforms lives though education and employment opportunities. In addition, Italio and CFOCs employment division are collabo rating to secure job placements for members at the Winter Park restaurant. Impressive. I love the food AND I love the ease of this new concept restaurant, and since Italian is my favorite, I invite you to come over and share your thoughts when you Its so cool its like pasta has its own happy hour all day long at Italio. The Winter Park location is at 276 South Orlando Avenue and is open 7 days a week from 10:45 a.m. to 10 pm. Visit ItalioKitchen. comRestaurant Review of the NEW Italio (Winter Park) From the Corner Table

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Page 11 Looking to freshen up the look of your home? This months Park Style Business Spotlight focuses on Flooring by DeLoreto Interi ors. The companys sprawling 2,200-square-foot showroom in Winter Park has taken customers by surprise, with an unusually broad selection of carpet, wood, tile, stone, pavers, laminate, vinyl, cork, sisal, area rugs and stairs runners. Though they special ize in anything from beautifully rugs, DeLoreto also offers window treatments, granite countertops, cabinetry, glass shower enclosures and decorative ironwork. Cus tom orders? They do that, from as far away as the other side of the globe. Looking for something that nobody else has? Try a new high is unique. With a designer on staff, its a business that can redesign to ceiling. Its a full service, family ing company located at 250 N. Orlando Ave., just north of Morse Boulevard in Winter Park. Business Spotlight: DeLoreto Interiors All inclusive tickets feature 29th Annual Winter Park Farmers Market A DIVISION OF VS MEDIA GROU P, INC. Celebration of Light Trade -in Summer Event Camerons Design NEW program allows clients to trade-in their old blinds for a discount towards for new Hunter Douglas products including our SUMMER SPECIAL on Plantation Shutters.Camerons Design email: info@camerondesigns.com Our plantation shutters provide superior sun protection, light control and privacy. Available in multiple stains, our interior shutter collection features classic styling and exceptional craftsmanship.Plantation ShuttersA classic look that never goes out of style.Camerons Design email: info@cameronsdesigns.com10 % discount WITH ALL SHUTTER ORDERS and entire home inside this massive showroom

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Page 12 | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Now through 2015 SeaWorlds 50th anniversary celebration The perfect Florida morning of March 21 found SeaWorld administrators and long-time enthusiasts among a sea of bubbles celebrating SeaWorlds multi-park 50th anniversary celebration. Over the next 18 Bubble Blowout, spontaneous pop-up performances, up-close encounters with animals rescued by the SeaWorld Animal Rescue Team, a newly designed SEA Garden, and the new Surprise Squad, roaming the park giving away prizes and gifts. On June 21, a new Shamu production will debut, with new music and new whale behaviors. tion for details. Now through April 7 Breakthrough Theatre Presents Rent Set in the seedy East Village of New York City, Rent is about living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent is a pop phenomenon with songs that rock and a story based on Puccinis La Boheme. The lives of a group of impover ished young artists, living under the shadow of AIDS, are exam ined along with their dreams, sitively directed by Justin J. Scar lat, Rent runs through April 7 at The Breakthrough Theatre in Winter Park. Call 407-920-4034. Now through March 30 EVITA on the Broadway Series The inventive and decades later classic Broadway show EVITA offers us the Argentin ean diva Eva Peron center stage at the Bob Carr PAC. The multiaward-winning musical chroni cles the life of Eva Peron in a six-day run from March 25 to 30 telling the ragsto-riches tale of Evita and her rise to power from being an illegitimate child from the slums to becom ing First Lady of Argen tina. For a brief time, Evita only to have her fragile health prove her downfall. Visit OrlandoBroadway. com or call 1-800-982-2787. Now through April 6 Shakespeares As You Like It at Valencia College Theater The hilarious tale of eight lovers, four brothers, and two fools comes to Valencia Colleges East Campus on a stage designed to resemble Shakespeares Globe Theater. In this play, the audience sees love from sibling rivalry to love game of love, lust and mistaken identities. Valencia Colleges East Campus is at 701 N. Econ lockhatchee Trail in Orlando. A talk-back session will follow the April 4 performance, moderated by Theater Program Chair John DiDonna. Call 407-582-2900 or Now through April 27 The True Story of Three Little Pigs Based on the popular book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith, Orlando Shakespeare Theaters The True Story of the Three Little Pigs tells the Wolfs side Josh Garrick Culture for your calendar Please see CULTURE on next page SEAWORLDS 50TH RENT THREE LITTLE PIGS at Winter Park Towers Your room is waiting for you if you need Pain and Symptom Management Hospital Follow-up Complex Treatments, or Crisis Care Referrals 866-742-6655#5019096 www.cornerstonehospice.org www.SeriousIllness.org/cornerstoneMedicare, Medicaid, most commercial insurances accepted KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland April 12th 11AM & 3PMFamily Series | Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre407-426-1739 | ORLANDOBALLET.ORGTICKETS $25/$35

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Page 13 of the story in a rock musical for the entire family. Alexander T. Wolf (aka Big Bad Facing a jury of pigs and a judge (with Wolf possibly get a fair trial? The audi ence will decide! Before the show, Orlando Shakes actors invite the audience to join in pre-show fun in this rock n roll musical for audiences of all ages. Through April 27, call 407-447-1700 or visit orlandoshakes. org March 29 Beethoven Sonatas performed by Leonidas Lipovetsky Critically acclaimed since his debut recital at age 12, Leonidas Lipovetsky will perform the fourth in a series of eight performances of all 32 Beethoven Sonatas on March 29 at 7:30 p.m. Presented by the Florida International Piano Competition, Lipovetsky has recorded for the BBC, Radio Moscow, and PBS; and he was the ship. Lipovetsky will perform Sonata No. 7 Center in Orlando. Call 407-770-1700 or March 29 Wanzies Big Fat Variety Show As much an attraction as the fabulous acts that show up to support the LGBT Community Center, Michael Wanzie him self will emcee the second annual Wanzies Big Fat Variety Show on March 29 at 7 p.m. Acts include ukulele sensation Scott Whittemore, The Magic of Tim & Spencer, Ginger Minj as Mrs. Lovett from Sweeny Todd, aerialist Robbie Drennen, John B. deHaas on keyboards, and the vocal styl ings of Julie Orhberg, Nick Kroger, Beki Herrbach, Shawn Walsh, David Dorman, and more! Wanzie guarantees fabulous ness, and thats enough for me. Visit Wanzie.com April 1 to May 31 Paper Bag Mushrooms around the world Since 2005, an idea from the mind of artistic wunderkind Doug Rhodehamel has planted thousands of paper bag mushrooms, constructed by hundreds of CULTURE | Its a wild variety show at the LGBT Community Center, with a ukelele sensation and more C ONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE Please see CULTURE on page 14 Loud & Clear and FREE Florida residents with a hearing loss are eligible to receive a free amplied phone from the non-prot Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. Cordless and corded phones for persons with mild to severe hearing loss are available at 23 distribution centers statewide. Limit one per customer.CONTA C T YOUR AREA C ENTER FOR DETAILS Center for I ndependen t Living in Central F lorida 720 Nor th Denning Drive Winter Park, FL 32789 407-623-1070 (v) 407-623-1185 (tty)Current FTRI clients: If your phone isnt working properly or your hearing has changed, or should you no longer need your phone or are moving out of Florida, call FTRI at 888-554-1151 for assistance. Thursday, April 10th from 5pm 7pm Thursday, April 10th 5pm to 7pm Thursday, April 10th 5pm to 7pm Thursday, April 10th 5pm to 7pm Revolutionizing the way America shops for elder care and services. Sunday, April 6, 2014 1 5 p.m. Winter Park Civic Center 1050 Morse Blvd. Winter Park, FL 32789 TicketsAvailable at both Ronald McDonald Houses $5 ADVANCE Or$7 DOOR $5 SENIORS (AT DOOR) Children 3 and under FREE! JOIN US FOR: Ice Cream Floats, Create A Sundae, Celebrity Servers, Face Painting, Caricaturist, Special Ice Cream Tasting, Games, Pin the Cherry on the Sundae, Cake Walk, Silent Auction, Door Prizes, Photo booth and more! Entertainment including special guests throughout! FEATURING: Blue Bell Ice Cream, Private Island Ice Cream, Jeremiahs Italian Ice, and Peak Season Pops. Special appearance by ventriloquist Jacki Manna! 4TH YEAR! For Information and Sponsorship Opportunities Contact: Linda Mayfield, Event Chair at 407-677-1552 or lmwp@cfl.rr.com. www.rmhorlando.org/events Thank You Sponsors(As of 3/25/14)

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Page 14 | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer individuals, students and organi zations, on every continent of the world including Antarctica! Ev eryone is invited to join in, show ing support for creativity and art education while also becoming part of the largest art installation in the world. You and yours can be part of this artistic happening by visiting dougrhodehamel.com to learn how. April 4 to 13 The 23rd annual Florida Film Festival The Florida Film Festival at the Enzian Theater in Maitland includes cutting-edge cinema, while also indulging in food and wine events, industry parties, and a star-packed at tendee list. Accredited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Festival plays host to more than 100 visiting directors, producers and awardwinning talent all right here in Mait land. For a complete and events, val.com April 4 to 6 The Central Florida Home and Garden Show which means its time for home owners to get started on homeexpertise may be found at the Home & Garden Show set for April 4 to 6 at the Orange County Convention Center. This home improvement extravaganza of fers innovative products, advice and great deals in remodeling, home improvement and garden ing, with hundreds of experts all under one roof. Highlights include appearances by celebrity landscaper Ahmed Hassan, chef demonstrations, how-to presenta tions by Chris Tice, and designer rooms. Visit CentralFloridaHo meAndGardenShow.com or call 877-871-7469. April 5 Oliveira Plays Brahms With a schedule includ ing appear ances with the worlds great est orchestras, Elmar Oliveira is among this generations most honored artists. Oliveira is the to win the Gold Medal at Mos cows Tchaikovsky International ist to receive the Avery Fisher Prize, in addition to capturing ternational Competition. Oliveira will take on Brahmss towering Violin Concerto with the Or lando Philharmonic between Jean Sibelius most popular works the tone poem Finlandia and on April 5 at 8 p.m. Call 407-8966700 or visit Orlandophil.org April 6 Gold Medal Stars on Ice Tour dancing gold medal in history was won this winter by the pair of Meryl Davis and Charlie White at the Olympic Winter Games in Russia. On April 6 Stars on Ice will visit the Amway Center and, Olympic Figure Skating team will headline the tour. Davis and White, along with their team mates will bring the spirit of the Winter Olympics home to the U.S. along with a star-studded cast of champions. Founded by Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton, Stars on Ice offers us the chance to celebrate the ac complishments of these historic skaters. Visit amwaycenter.com CULTURE | Looking to spruce up your home for spring? Its the Central Florida Home and Garden Show C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 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. FLORIDA FILM FESTIVAL OLIVEIRA PLAYS BRAHMS Its TAX time. Appointments Available 7 Days a Week!Tax Form Processing LLC4070 Aloma Ave., Suite 1010 Winter Park, FL 32792Tel: (407) 657-6336www.TaxFormProcessing.com Proudly Serving the Orlando Area for 19 years! Scan QR Code 40$ 00OffTax PreparationMust present this coupon at time service is provided. Offer valid for one-time use. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Expires April 15, 2014Offer Code: CFS14 This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater SCIENCE ON SCREEN: THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLYNational Science on Screen Night! Mon 6:30FLORIDA FILM FESTIVAL, APRIL 4-13TICKETS ON SALE NOW! The 2014 Program has been announced. Floridalmfestival.comTIMS VERMEERQuite exceptionala fascinating new documentary about art, obsessions, ideas and answers. Betsy Sharkey, LOS ANGELES TIMES Fri Sun 4PM, 6:30, 9PM Mon 9:30 Tues Thurs 6:30, 9PMSpecial Programs: IF YOU BUILD ITSat 1PM

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Page 15 Opinions Chris Jepson Perspectives Louis Roney Play On! It remains puzzling to me why anyone opposed the Equal Rights Amendment. On track to become Constitutional law in the 1970s, it was essentially defeated by Re This begs the question, Why? Former President Jimmy Carter has a new book out titled A Call to Action. Women, Religion, Violence and Power. In it President Carter writes: I saw the ravages of racial prejudice as I grew up in the Deep South. Today, there is a similar system of discrimination that touches every nation. I have become convinced that the most serious and unaddressed worldwide challenge is the deprivation and abuse of women and girls, largely caused by the false interpretation of carefully selected religious texts. This is not just a womens issue. It affects us all. It has been accurately observed that opposed equality for women in America by promoting traditional gender roles as well as fanning the fear that female equality would guarantee abortion rights. Back in the 1970s, opponents of the ERA (led by argued that women would serve in combat, alimony would be eliminated, and that single-sex bathrooms would become law. What is it with Republican women that they do not stand in solidarity with their sisters on the issues of equal pay, access to healthcare and the elimination of gender bias in American culture? A clue to their perspective can be gleaned by how Phyl speeches opposing the ERA with, Id like to thank my husband for letting me be here career and life, you might question that a subservience to masculine authority. Is it that Republican women simply drink the Kool-Aid and parrot the historic male chauvinism of their party? To get along, you go along? About 40 years ago I became aware of a practice in some African cultures that set me back on my heels. The procedure is the removal of the clitoris of young girls. It eliminates any sexual pleasure and reduces the female to merely a vessel of procre ation. It often creates unimaginable health problems, and estimates suggest that nearly 130 million women worldwide have undergone this abomination. What stunned me about this practice is who actually performs the procedure. Women do this to other females. How could women ever do this to one another? It is in response to the cultural traditions of historic male authority to control female I again pose the question, What is it with Republican women that they do not stand in solidarity with their sisters on the issues of equal pay, access to health care and the elimination of gender bias in American culture? Oh, Republican women will argue, Laws of equality are unnecessary. Capi talism will correct for economic injustice, the market always dictates a workers true value and remuneration. Except that is inaccurate and you have the recent example of Republican state legislatures attempting to require vaginal probes of women seeking healthcare procedures. Could it be that Republican women op pose equality for their sex out of ignorance, religious doctrine, fear and subservience? Such women are a mystery to me. Regardless, America needs to do a much better job of raising and liberating our daughters. And our sons, too. Educating our daughters 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 nounced in the recent past that he was re ducing the defensive strength of the U.S. military in order to provide more funds for the needy I remarked to my b.w., We can now expect the Russians to do some saber rattling in their dealings with us, now that they see us as a weakening foe. Putin has validated my words by his recent takeover actions in Crimea. Is Ukraine next? Who knows how much further Putin will go if we dont assume some kind of defensive posture that makes him beware of challenging Uncle Sam. In 1938, after Britains Neville Chamber lin returned from a Munich visit with Herr Hitler saying he had won peace in our time! he was guilelessly fooling himself and misleading those who believed in him. By June 1940, Hitlers Nazi Army, given an added three years by Chamberlin to add to its muscle, invaded Poland without warn ing. Neville Chamberlin had boxed himself in, and he could do nothing then but have England declare war on Germany. In June 1940 the Germans conquered France and the British Army escaped only by the mira cle of Dunkirk. Hitler, who had always had a secret admiration for the British, benignly allowed the British to evacuate their forces safely back across the English Channel. On Dec. 7, 1941 when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, and a few days later Germa ny declared war against the U.S., Hitlers fate was sealed. That was, in my eyes, the moment that Hitlers arrogant judgment lost him WWII. Todays recent sequence of international events is not salutary we have a presi dent who speaks from weakness that could well invite aggression from several already dangerous sources: Will the North Koreans now be encouraged to start more trouble in their backyard, which includes South Korea? After Putins success, will Syrias Bashar Al-Assad having gotten rid of only 2 per cent of his chemical weapons cancel his agreement to rid himself of all those weap ons and keep the remaining 98 percent? (By 2013 Bashar had already killed 1,300 of his own citizens in Damascus with such chemi Will Iran, after seemingly thumbing its nose at everybody, now decide to forget any promises made and go on its merry nuclear-weapons way? Will China now get frisky with Japan and Formosa? Up to now the U.S. has appeared to be a strong ally to help to put the brakes on dictatorial aggressors. Do we now, with our weak president, plan to renege on such pledges and settle for a quasi Neville Chamberlin peace? Are we possibly, at this point, at the very beginning of a very big war? Can we, in fact, see in our present situation the seeds of a WWIII? All these questions would seem to be perfectly rational at this time, and to have no easy answers. The president has de clared that he is freezing the bank accounts of seven Russian movers and shakers who have money in American banks! This futile mini-token of retaliation, following Putins taking over Crimea using the excuse of a questionable referendum. Something has got to change: either our protective stance, or the vapid words that come from our White House. tant memories includes a moment while I was standing on the stage of the Berlin Stdtische Oper and it suddenly came to me that, Its a long way from Winter Park High School to the stages of Europes great opera houses! how did I get here? I asked myself. In bed that night I tried to piece together the whole journey of how a Central Florida high school kid, whose main outside inter est was football, charted a course that led him to sing on the stages of top European opera houses. Things like that certainly do not happen by chance or all at once. Often life can bring one to a place where he never expected to be or even knew existed. Its a day-at-atime proposition, and lots of necessary deci sions may have to be made before reaching the sought-after one that will change ones life. When weakness triumphs Stop criminals before they target your home About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) Many District 5 constituents have been reporting that crime, particularly property crime, is on the rise in their communities. As a victim of a home burglary myself, I individuals, and am committed to helping to reduce the occurrences of these types of crimes. The Federal Bureau of Investigations gram presents a bleak outlook on Orange Countys property crime problem. The UCR program was founded in 1930 to give policymakers and the general public a better understanding of trends in criminal justice through the collection of nationwide crime statistics. The UCR program breaks property crimes into three categories: burglary, larceny, and auto theft. Although the data shows that property crimes are on the decline nationally, Orange Countys property crimes rates have risen since 2010. Residents reported 13,783 burglar ies, 31,055 larcenies, and 3,754 auto thefts that year to state and local law enforce ment agencies within the county. In 2012, 14,034 burglaries, 32,034 larcenies, and 4,013 auto thefts were reported, a 3 percent increase in total property crime from 2010. Although an adjustment for the increase in Orange Countys population since 2010 may reduce the increase upon individual residents, property crime impacts an entire family and the sense of safety in our neigh borhoods. You can help deter criminals from com mitting property crime offenses in your neighborhood. You can take a few steps ing a victim. Keep your garage door or storage shed closed and locked, and secure tools and equipment such as ladders that criminals could use to gain access to your home. You would be surprised the number of crimes that could be prevented if resi dents simply closed their garage doors and sheds. Keep your yard well maintained a well maintained yard provides fewer hid ing places for criminals. Ensure that trees and shrubbery do not obscure doors and windows or provide access to the second story of your home. Be sure your property is well lit. Consider installing automatic timers or motion sensors that activate ex terior lights. Join your local neighborhood watch group. If one does not exist, ask your local police department or the sheriffs department to help you start one. If you live in an apartment or condo complex, check the community on a regular basis for problems such as burned-out light bulbs, dark corridors, uncollected trash or broken locks on mailboxes and doors. Report any problems to the complex manager or condo owners association as soon as possible. Park your car in a lit, well-traveled area. Be sure to lock your car even if you plan on re turning in a few minutes to prevent giving criminals easy access to your belongings. Vigilance can deter criminals and make the community safer for everyone. I will continue to work with Sheriff Jerry Demings and other local law enforcement crimes in our communities. Nothing is more important than ensuring your safety and the security of your home and proper ty. If you would like additional information on starting a neighborhood watch program or any other county issue, please feel free to contact me or my staff, Edgar Robinson and Lynette Rummel. We can be reached at net. In closing, close your garage door, lock your car doors, and be safe! Ted Edwards Commissioners Corner

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Page 36 | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer WPMObserver.com OBSERVER Just Sold Homes Sunday, March 30th: 134 Detmar Drive, Winter Park FL 32789 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,333 SF | $717,700 Fantastic home with incredible enter taining space! Two master suites, bo nus room, spacious bedrooms and over 1,800 SF of outside decking. Family room with wood burning fireplace, charming sitting area, and spacious great room with French doors leading to the inviting deck space and brick courtyard. Reno vated gourmet kitchen with breakfast bar. Downstairs master suite has large sunken Jacuzzi tub, dual vanity and walk-in closet. Hosted by: Gwyn Clark with Kelly Price & Company from 2-4 PM 1805 Harland Park Drive, Winter Park FL 32789 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,051 SF | $829,960 Brand new Taylor Morrison home in pres tigious Windsong! Gourmet kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances, upgraded wood flooring, crown molding and an interactive home package with an inter com system. Additional interior features include a large master bedroom with two walk-in closets, master bath with garden tub and separate shower. Hosted by: Rhonda Chesmore with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1555 Palmer Avenue, Winter Park FL 32789 4 BR | 2.5 BA | 2,139 SF | $485,000 Completely renovated home just minutes from Park Avenue! Open concept liv ing spaces, hardwood and tile flooring throughout. Brand new kitchen offering stainless steel appliances, granite coun ters, oversized island and beautiful wood cabinets. Master suite offers a spacious walk-in closet and gorgeous master bath. Hosted by: Lauren Fritch with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 2350 Temple Drive, Winter Park FL 32789 4 BR | 4 BA | 2,006 SF | $450,000 Gorgeous Winter Park home featuring a formal living room, office with pocket doors, and kitchen with breakfast bar open to the dining room area. 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Renovated bathroom with spa tub Shirley Jones 634 Laurel Oak Ln #216, Altamonte Springs $110,000. 03/18/2014 MaryStuart Day/Megan Cross 210 N Brown Ave, Orlando $281,500 03/20/2014 Jeff & Barbara Friedman 310 W Lake Sue Ave, Winter Park $650,000. 03/21/2014 Sharon Helsby 757 Green Oaks Ct, Winter Park $900,000. 03/21/2014 SUNDAY 12-3 WONDERFUL HOME IN GREAT LOCATION 680 Balmoral Road, Winter Park. 4BD/2.5BA, 2,264SF. Kenilworth Shores home on a corner lot. Home offers fire place, hardwood floors, formal living and dining rooms and two car garage. A rated schools include Brookshire El ementary, Glenridge Middle and Winter Park High School. 1/3 acre lot. $525,000 NEW LISTING! FANTASTIC TRADITIONAL SALE 2077 Ponderosa Avenue, Winter Park. 4BD/2BA, 1,770SF. Must see inside! Can close quickly!! FOUR BEDROOMS! 1770 SQ FT!! Super large .33 acre corner lot. Updated kitchen & bathrooms. Hard wood floors! Fantastic built-ins in 2 of 4 bedrooms. 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WPMOBSERVER.COM Fort Maitland Parks lake front is getting a makeover this and only police boathouse and redoing the boat ramp and dock, resulting in restricted public lake access until mid-April. Two years after plans were proposed to build the police boathouse using the Maitland Police Departments forfeiture funds, construction is scheduled to start March 31. Deputy Police Chief Bill McEachnie said the boathouse will drastically cut down on police response time to calls for service on the lake. If a service have to hook up the police boat to a trailer and drive it from the Keller Road station to the Fort Maitland Park lakefront to respond, which has led to USPS 00-6186 Publisher statement on page 4. VISIT WPMOBSERVER.COMSUBSCRIBE NOW! HIGH SPEED DOG PHOTOGRAPHYLIFESTYLES, 6Pancakes and doughThese breakfast-mongers give money to local schools. PARK STYLE, 8Get your bike on Bike from Park to Park takes over the road on Friday. CALENDAR, 4COMMUNITY BULLETIN ........... 4 CALENDAR ................... 4 LIFESTYLES ................... 6 SPORTS ..................... 7 PARK STYLE .................. 8 CULTURE .................... 12 OPINIONS ................... 15 CLASSIFIEDS ................. 36 The culinary mind that brought 4 Rivers Smokehouse to Central Florida will cook up a new fried chicken haven in Winter Park by next month. John Rivers will open The Coop for business in mid-April, serving up classic southern comfort food at a remodeled location on the south west corner of Morse Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue. The Coop allows Rivers to create something new while maintain ing the fun, homey feel of his origi nal smokehouse, he said. This gave me the chance to develop close to a hundred new recipes, Rivers said. Putting together a menu is like making a piece of art. You put a couple things and a couple colors on there and see how they mix and match. It gave me a chance to create again, and Ive absolutely enjoyed every moment of it. Rivers newest endeavor leaves the smoker at home and sports a line of deep fryers instead, plac ing chicken at the forefront of the menu. Other dishes include grits, shrimp and oyster po boys, collard and shrimp perloo, an old cousin of jambalaya. It all happens inside a red cinder-block building with hardwood chairs, and a side room with wideopen windows and a wood painted ceiling, giving it the look of a back porch. The main point is to feel at home, its to feel that family en vironment and that family tone, said The Coop general manager John Hufferd, who started at the 4 Rivers location in Winter Park more than three years ago. Its grandmas house. The 4 Rivers franchise that launched Rivers to barbecue star dom continues to rapidly expand, adding locations in Gainesville and Jacksonville last year. A new smokehouse under construction in east Orlando near UCF tion. Lines of hungry locals snake out the door on a daily basis just a glimpse of the foods cult following. A new eatery from the mind of 4 Rivers would sure ly thrive, Winter Park resident Julie Garner said. If John Rivers is involved, its going to be very success her meal outside 4 Rivers Winter Park location. He has the Midas touch when it comes to restaurants. Longwood resident and 4 Rivers fan Michael Burns saw a home-style eat station as a perfect transition from the barbecue chain. Its always good to have some southern comfort food, Burns said. The Coop comes to Winter Park as one of the newest restaurants dezoning regulations, or a location where customers pay before eating and bus their own tables, among other criteria. City Commissioners passed an ordinance last September that banned eating establishments along Park Avenue that fell un der that category a response to the voiced disapproval from mer chants and residents over Fire house Subs and BurgerFi joining the citys downtown.PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVERSigns of an impending opening hang over The Coop, founded by Winter Parks John Rivers. ARCHIVE PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERMaitlanders looking for wet fun will have to head to Winter Park as dock work goes on. Snooping The CoopNew southern-style restaurant to open mid-April from the makers of 4 RiversTIM FREED Observer staff Please see 4 RIVERS on page 2The latest scam facing Winter Park residents might trick them into opening their wallets to keep their utilities running a ploy by callers claiming to be city employees. Reports have poured in over the past three months of callers telling residents to either pay up or lose their electricity. The imitators try to convince residents to avoid disconnec tion by purchasing prepaid debit eyPak cards found at convenience stores, said Suzy Streed, customer accounts supervisor for Winter Parks Electric Utility Department. Customers are told to call back after buying the card and provide the receipt number and PIN num ber, giving the swindlers access to the money. Our customers are calling in very upset because theyve been told that their electric service would be disconnected within an hour, Streed said. But she said that so far, few have taken the bait. I dont know of anyone who actually purchased the card to make the payment. Streed said the majority of the customers who received the mys terious calls had zero balance due to the city. Residents actually fall ing behind on a payment would Utility scammers strikeTIM FREED Observer staff Please see SCAM on page 2Police boathouse to nally take oatAccess to Chain of Lakes to be closed during constructionSARAH WILSON Observer staff Please see BOATHOUSE on page 2 407-740-0401 www.FirstColonyBank.netYour Real Hometown BankOn Hwy 17-92 in MaitlandMember FDIC Winter Park Recovery CenterExecutive Drug & Alcohol Treatment Protocols Sinclair Method For Alcohol Extinction Suboxone/Subutex For Opioid Abuse Privacy and Confidentiality AssuredMedically Managed Dual Diagnosis Evidenced Based Programs2056 Aloma Ave, Suite 100, Winter Park, FL 32792 www.WinterParkRecoveryCenter.com 407-629-0413 www.wpmobserver.com/enews

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Page 2 | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer SCAM | Beware fake utility phone calls4 RIVERS | New restaurant ideaget a notice of disconnection with a bill in the mail weeks in advance, along with several automated phone messages, she said. Winter Park Assistant Director of Communications Craig ONeil said the city has received at least 30 calls from residents regarding sus pected utility fraud since January. It is my understanding that other cities in Central Florida are experiencing the same thing, ONeil said. The Orlando Utilities Commission released an alert in January warning residents of the frauducustomers had been targeted and asked to pay with the Green Dot MoneyPak cards. A similar notice came last year from Duke Energy, one of the larg est electric power holding compa nies in the country and a provider of electricity to customers through out Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina. Streed said the calls in Winter Park come in clusters toward the end of each month, focusing on a phone numbers from the service listing. One day saw a string of calls to businesses owners along Park Avenue, while another day homes along Aloma Avenue, she said. My thought is theyre going to various areas to keep it fresh, Streed said. Like if OUC is mak ing an announcement in this area, they might move to another area. They want to hit as many peo ple in one day as they can before it gets out that this is going on. Similar utility scams using the Green Dot MoneyPak cards have emerged across the country. Cit ies throughout California, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Oregon tempted fraud within the past two years, according to notices and emails from local municipalities, attorney generals and police. But fake electricity bills arent the only scam afoot in the states. According to the Better Business Bureau, a boost in the housing market in 2013 also meant an up tick in housing rental scams in states across the country. Cases start with residents stum bling upon an unbelievable rental rate on Craigslist, paying the se rent, and later realizing the ad was only a copy of an actual listing. Other scams reported to the BBB, such as the nefarious ransomware, take a more tech-savvy approach. Booby-trapped links and attachments sent via email shut off users from accessing their computer systems, displaying messages instead that demand a sum of money. Winter Park sent out a notice last week warning residents not to trust or provide information to callers threatening to turn off their utilities. City staff will con tinue informing customers in an effort to protect them, said Clarissa Howard, Winter Parks Director of Communications.At the end of the day I think there was real concern from Park Avenue and some of the merchants and landowners along there, Mayor Ken Bradley said. I dont know that there was a particular outcry from any more residents than there ever is an outcry from anything else. Those who are passionate are passionate about everything and those who arent dont seem to be passionate about anything and ac cept where Winter Park is going. Theres still plenty of room for everyone in Winter Park when it comes to food, even if theres a ers said. The climate and expectation of the quality of food in Winter Park demands from the customer base that youve got to pro duce exceptionally tast ing food, Rivers said. Theres an opportunity to provide exceptionally good tasting food at a more attainable price point, and thats exactly what we do at the smokehouse. Rivers still remembers the humble beginnings of 4 Rivers Smokehouse as it steadily climbed a jour ney that he gets to relive all over again with The Coop, one plate at a time. People forget that when we opened the smokehouse back in 2009, my number one goal was just to make enough money to pay the bills, Rivers said. It was a brand new concept and a brand new idea. I think people just assume and expect The Coop to grow as expo nentially quick as the smokehouse has, but its the same goal: I want to open it and youve got to pour attention and time and focus into making it exceptional. CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE WELCOMENew MembersThank You Renewing Members! www.maitlandchamber.com McBride Insurance Agency-One Senior Place Prospect Mortgage Digital Risk, LLC Sunshine and Smiles Photography Look Local Marketing, Inc. Microsoft At The Florida Mall Strongman Movers, LLC Chickl-A Maitland Antonios LaFlamma W2 Productions Sheraton Orlando North Jersey Mikes Maitland Miller, Kagan, Rodriguez & Silver Tri-County Towing Courtyard By Marriott Grand Reserve At Maitland Park New Traditions National Bank Buca di Beppo Rehabilitation Center of Winter Park American Cancer Society Enzian Theatre MONTHLY CHAMBER LUNCHEON Spring Arts Festival At Beautiful Lake Lily Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, 2014 Taste of Maitland At Beautiful Lake Lily Monday, October 20, 2014 Sheraton Orlando North 600 North Lake Destiny Drive Maitland, FL 32751 Chamber Members $20.00 (Prior To RSVP Deadline) Chamber Members $25.00 (After RSVP Deadline) Future Members & Visitors $25.00 At The Door $25.00 To RSVP: Call 407-644-0741 or Email: jeff@maitlandchamber.com RSVP DEADLINE 3:00 PM Monday, April 7 Luncheon Sponsored by: New Chamber Hours Monday Friday 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Drop In For A Cup Of Coffee Or Just To Say Hello!!! BOATHOUSE | Project should be quick, but will block lake could even get on the water. Weve had several service calls where, luckily, citizens have assisted before we could get there Its going to be a great advan tage to us to have a permanently docked presence in the water, McEachnie said. Once construction on the boathouse and dock replacement begins, public access to Lake Maitland and the Chain of Lakes will be cut off from Fort Maitland Park forcing those looking to hit the water to do so at Dinky Dock Park on Lake Virginia in Winter Park, said Maitland Public Works Director Rick Lemke. That includes locals who run businesses from the lakeside, such as Julie Roach of H2YO who regularly teaches paddleboard lessons from Fort Maitland Park. Roach, who opposed placing the boathouse on the lakefront in fear of it blocking beach access, said she and others who usually launch on Lake Maitland will have to switch up locations until construction is complete. Roach said she and other paddleboarders hope to approach the city with the idea of cleaning up and opening the nearby overgrown beach area at the end of Live Oak Boulevard next to the Moorings as additional non-mo torized lake access to make up for lost lake frontage at the park. The park, along with the new boat ramp and police boathouse, are expected to reopen in time for prime boating season as the weather begins to warm up as spring gets into full-swing, McEachnie said. We want people to enjoy our lakes, McEachnie said, we just want them to do it safely. CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVERThe new restaurant is the rst fast food-style business to open since a recent Park Avenue embargo.

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Page 3 Winter Park City TalkBY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER March 24 City Commission meeting highlightsIf you were unable to watch or attend the City Commission meeting held March 24 in City Hall Commission Chambers, below are a few highlights of decisions made at the meeting:Mayors Report nized for his current exhibition as part of the citys Art in Cham bers. ed declaring the month of April as Bike Month.Consent Agenda were approved. purchases were approved (for a complete listing, please visit Action Items Requiring Discussion affordable housing lot at 663 Sy monds Ave. for the Wounded War rior Project was approved.Public Hearings nance vacating and abandoning easement at 2020 W. Fawsett Road was approved. dinance authorizing conveyance of the city owned property at 321 Hannibal Square West in exchange for the property located at 325 S. Pennsylvania Ave. was approved. ter Park, LLC were approved with the contingency that the plan is to come back to the City Commission Homes was approved. standing electric revenue bonds, Series 2005A, was approved. Tuesday, April 1, was approved with an amendment. A full copy of the March 24 City Commission minutes will be available at cityofwinterpark.org the week of April 14, pending ap proval by the City Commission. Remember, if you are unable to attend the City Commission meetings, you can watch them live, gavel-to-gavel, as they happen. During the meeting, simply log on business.Beware of fraud!Recently, several utility custom ers have reported that they have been contacted by individuals or organizations claiming to repre sent the city of Winter Park. These to turn off utility services if funds are not submitted. Although our Utility Billing Customer Service representatives do occasionally contact customers, if asked, they can always provide information that only the customer and the city would know in order to validate the call is legitimate. have delinquent accounts receive city prior to utility services being disconnected. Customers never rehour before disconnection. customers who have delinquent accounts to purchase a prepaid debit card to avoid utility services being disconnected. Customers can make payments online, by phone, automatic bank draft, mail, or in person at City Hall. share personal information, in cluding your birthday, social security number or bank account infor mation. utility account, call Utility Billing Customer Service at 407-599-3220. If you receive a suspicious phone call, or feel you are the vic tim of fraud, please hang up im mediately and contact the Winter Park Police Department at 407644-1313.Golf course memoriesThe Winter Park Country Club is celebrating its 100th anniver sary this fall and is hoping to in clude memorabilia from the com munity that is from or about the golf course. If you have any of the following items, please share with Golf Pro Justin Ingram at the Country Club located at 761 Old England Ave.: people playing on the course. ticles about the course. with course logos or insignias. etc. from the early 1900s. All items will be used for dis play at the Country Club and will be returned to the owner at the completion of the Centennial Cel ebration. The WPCC is the second oldest golf club in the Central Florida area. The nine-hole public course makes its way through the down town Winter Park area, and pro vides a challenge to even the most experienced golfer. The clubs his tory includes play by the likes of Hogan, Snead, Sarazen and Ha gen. With its narrow, tree-lined fairways and postage-stamp, bunker-guarded greens, this course will provide a test for every shot in a golfers arsenal. For more infor mation, please call 407-599-3339.Dispose of your household hazardous wasteMark your calendars! The city of Winter Park, in partnership with Waste Pro for household hazard ous waste and A1 Assets Inc. for e-waste, will be offering waste dis posal for all city residents Satur day, April 12, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Public Works Compound lo cated at 1409 Howell Branch Road, directly behind Fire Station 64. For more information, please call 407-599-3364 or visit cityof on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, watch us on Vimeo.Memories on the links 13-0079/rev090113Member FDIC citynational.com At City National Bank, we make your dream home a reality. CNB has a full suite of mortgage solutions to meet your needs. we make the process easy. or contact us at 1-800-435-8839.Let Us You Home Voted Best Bank for Jumbo Loans 1227-2 CNwinterParkAd.indd 1 1/28/14 1:12 PM

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Page 4 | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Thursday, March 27, 2014 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 FAMILY CALENDAR Calendar APRIL 4 Date Night at Leu Gardens for April features the Sandra Bullock and George Clooney thriller Gravity on one of the largest outdoor screens in Central Florida. Come early and enjoy a stroll in the 50acre garden before the movie. Movies are the rst Friday of every month through December. Leu Gardens opens at 6 p.m. and Gravity starts at 8:30 p.m. The CFCArts String Orchestra will present Baroque to Beatles. This classical style concert, scheduled for Friday, April 4, will take the audience on a journey that will vary from the Baroque era all the way to the 20th century and the music of the Beatles. Its at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 4, at Central Christian Church, 250 S.W. Ivanhoe Blvd., Orlando. General admission tickets are $10 each and are available for sale at cfcarts.com/baroque-to-beatlesAPRIL 5The Hearts of Gold concert, beneting the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, starts at 6 p.m. April 5 with an all-access VIP reception, and the concert, featuring Sister Hazel, begins at 8 p.m. Visit chomeless.org for more information and to get tickets. The Winter Park All-British Car Show celebrates its 30th anniversary starting at 9 a.m. April 5 at Mead Botanical Garden. MARCH 28The sixth annual Bike From Park to Park takes off from the Central Park West Mead ow in Winter Park at 8 a.m. Friday, March 28. Enjoy the scenery, take in the spring weather and get exercise on this guided tour through Winter Parks streets. Visit cityofwinterpark.org for more information. MARCH 29On March 29 the Lake Highland Prepara tory School gym will play host to a wild and crazy evening: Live from Lake HighlandIts Saturday Night is this years spring ing, the premier social event and largest fundraiser held once every two years at Lake Highland. Its a night of in credible parent camaraderie, live and si lent auctions, amazing rafes and fantastic entertainment. It starts at 7 p.m. Visit lhps. org/ing for more information. Like retro video games? Join the Mai tland Public Library for some awesome throwback gaming! We will have loads of systems including Atari, Intellivision, Sega Genesis, NES, SNES, Nintendo 64 and GameCube. Its from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 29 at the Maitland Public Library. APRIL 4Come kick off Maitland Walks with an 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. event April 4 that will provide a free 20-minute walk, a free Tshirt (to the rst 150 walkers), pedometer, healthy delicious lunch, and the company with the highest percentage of its em ployees that walk will win ve Fitbit Flex smart-bracelets. It starts at 2400 Maitland Center Parkway. Visit healthcentralorida. org to register. Community Bulletin Garricks exhibit hits New YorkThe exhibit Seeking the Ancient Kallos (Beauty) by Orlando-based American ne art photographer and Observer columnist J. Joshua Garrick made history as the rst exhibition in the 125-year his tory of the National Archaeological Muse um of Greece to be created and presented by a non-Greek artist. That exhibit opened Sept.12, 2013 and has since traveled to Istanbul, Turkey, for an extended exhibi tion, now comes to America, hosted by the Consulate General of Greece in New York City, opening at 6:30 p.m. April 10. The exhibit is curated by art historian Iris Kritikou and designed by Marios Voutsi nas. One Senior Place ... See our full Calendar of Events at OneSeniorPlace.com407.949.6733715 Douglas Avenue Altamonte Springs, FL 32714M-F 8:30am 5pmEDUCATIONAL SENIOR SELF DEFENSE CLASS Tuesday, April 1st 10am-11am By Creating Divine Order RSVP 407.699.5600 CREATIVE WAYS TO SHARE YOUR STORY Tuesday, April 8th & 15th 11am-12:30pm By Creating Divine Order RSVP 407.699.5600 WELCOME TO MEDICARE BIRTHDAY PARTY! Tuesday, April 8th 2pm-4pm By SHINE RSVP 407.949.6733 FUN & EXERCISE SENIOR CLUB Every Monday 10am-12pm By Family Physicians Group April 7th Bingo April 14th Computer Club April 21st Movie Day April 28th Casino Day HEALTH RELATED IS IT WAX OR IS IT MY HEARING? 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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Page 5 Maitland City TalkBY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Spring is here, and with the nice weather many people are thinking of outdoor activities involving sprucing up around home. Gardening, painting, and general cleanup activities seem to work their way into our sched ules this time of year, whether we want them to or not. The honey do seems to pop up just when we seek to sneak in some recreation. But being good homeowners and partners, we take care of our big gest assets: our home and family. Perhaps nows the time to take a look at the house for any quick repairs that may be needed, or perhaps a coat of paint inside or out. While were looking at the exterior, one of the ways you can dress numbers on your home. By having your correct address numbers posted in a visible manemergency, especially one that has no external visibility such as an in jury or illness inside the home. We get the old joke about following the majority of emergencies ad dressed in modern times involve For homes, address numbers should be posted in a location that is plainly legible and visible from the street or road that emergency responders would use to reach you. The size of address numbers erties should be at least 3 inches tall. The markings should be Ara bic numerals or alphabet letter and should contrast with the back ground. Take a moment and check your address, is it visible from the road and are the numbers or letters large enough to recognize? Does it contrast with the background and would you be able to see it at night One other item to look for is any large plants, vines, or vine like plantings around the home. A quick trim can alleviate the ob struction of a good address num ber without too much trouble. Since weve talked about a way you can help us help you outside, we should take a moment to discuss an item inside the home. Were at the point again where weve changed the time setting on our clocks. With the changing of the time wed like to remind you to check your smoke alarms again. Push the test button to make sure that they all sound an alarm. Replace the batteries if needed. Take a look at the label on the detector to see how old this very important safety device is. If the smoke alarm is 10 years old or older, the manufacturers and Nation al Fire Alarm Code require they be replaced. At 10 years, they start to lose their sensitivity to smoke and may not work properly if you ever need them. If youre not sure of how to test the smoke alarm or would like to have the alarms checked, you can ers at 407-539-6226 and theyll be happy to assist our family helping yours. Dennis Marshall, Fire Mar shalSpring things to help us help you rfntbfn Last week to Sign Up!! r rfrntffb tttt fnbb tt t ff nftnnf ffn BEACH BODY CHALLENGE 6 WEEK PROGRAM T H A N K Y O U T H A N K Y O U T H A N K Y O U The businesses, organizations and individuals below have chosen to support your local Chamber of Commerce again in 2014 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. For more information about the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, our members, or upcoming events, visit us at the Winter Park Welcome Center, call (407) 644-8281 or log on to www.winterpark.org. A N N U A L S U P P O R T E R S 180 Medspa Alluring Americas, Inc. Avanti Wealth Management Be On Park Drew Belani Ceramic Matrix Charyli DeVanes Flooring by DeLoreto Interiors Florida Collegiate Summer League Scott Hall iLashWorks Institute of Technical Arts Italio Karl's Event Rental, Inc. Kendall & Kendall Kincaid Construction Co. Moreno, Peelen & Company Morris Visitor Publications Orlando City Soccer Club Orlando Family Magazine Owens Realty Network, LLC RE/MAX 200 Realty RE/MAX Park Avenue Sherris Legal, P.A. Sodexo at Rollins College The Collection for Stepping Out The Doggie Door Tibby's New Orleans Kitchen Ward Law Firm, P.L. Webster University Wilder Accounting & CPA's 5 + Y E A R S BETA Center Centra Care Aloma Avenue Costco Wholesale #185 Blair & Diane Culpepper Hylant John & Shirley's Catering Latham, Shuker, Eden & Beaudine Lilly Pulitzer The Park Press Peggy & Phillip B. Crosby YMCA Joseph Regner Savannah Court & Savannah Cove Maitland Track Shack of Orlando Vestal & Wiler, CPA's 1 0 + Y E A R S BMO Harris Bank Dean Cannon Center for Independent Living Mark Lang & Associates Matthew Roberts, Inc. Mears Transportation Group The Jander Group, Inc. Winter Park Chocolate 1 5 + Y E A R S Central Florida Concierge Association Commercial Business Finance Consumer Debt Counselors Follett Bookstore at Rollins College Massey Communications Moore Stephens Lovelace, P.A. Orange County Supervisor of Elections Orlando Sentinel Communications Panera Bread Partridge Tree Gift Shop Paychex Seawright & Associates, Inc. 2 0 + Y E A R S Maid To Clean Park Maitland School Timothy's Gallery 2 5 + Y E A R S Trinity Preparatory School 3 0 + Y E A R S Reynolds & Co. Jewelers 3 5 + Y E A R S Florida Distributing Co. Morse Museum of American Art 9 0 + Y E A R S CenturyLink Chamber Trustees Park Avenue Merchants Association members

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Page 6 | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Lifestyles r fntb ttr rrf nt b tf r r r tr trfnftbnf fttf nt fnfff fft tbfnn fffntbnt rrff trnn tbnr nf rf fnnfff tbntn nfntf nrf nf ftrft bnf tfr tbn ffffrt nrffrt ftrtnf t t tttr nfnf fnf tt fn PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERArtists and art lovers ocked to Winter Park for the annual Sidewalk Art Festival over the weekend, March 21-23.PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERArt Fest weekend kicked off March 20 with the best drinks and eats from Hannibal Square shops at the annual Wine Tasting.Winter Park Art Fest Baldwin Park Doggie Derby Hannibal Square Wine Tasting Hannibal Square Wine Tasting PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERIt was the dogs turn to race at the annual Baldwin Park Doggie Derby tak ing to Corrine Commons on March 8. Winter Park Art Fest Baldwin Park Doggie Derby

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Page 7The Knights spring-boarded off a surprise trouncing of Mi ami last week to pounce on series, sweeping the Bearcats in three games last weekend. Eric Skoglund pitched a twohit start to hold the Bearcats to a 7-1 loss in the Knights debut game in the American Athletic Conference, dropping his ERA to 1.76 in the process. Meanwhile the top of the Knights order went to work, with leadoff man Dylan Moore cranking out three hits and crossing the plate three times, with Derrick Salberg helping knock him in with four hits of his own. Salberg extended his hitting streak to 11 games with that performance. Unfortunately for Salberg, that streak would end the very next game in a 7-4 comeback win. Salberg would put the ball in play four times in the game, but all landed in the gloves of Bearcats players. Picking up the slack was a ning to give the Knights the few throwing errors that gave the Knights all the runs theyd need. Meanwhile Spencer Da vis was making music on the mound with six strikeouts in 4 giving up just two runs. Jarrod Petree was in the right place at the right time, pitching the sixth and walking away with the win after retiring three batters. Salberg decided to start up another hitting streak as the Knights tried for the sweep, The Knights would score a run at the plate to slowly run away with the game. Erik Barber and Tommy Williams provided the the game en route to a respective two and three RBI. Zach Rodgers would pitch a scoreless one-hit, four-inning start before head coach Terry Rooney pulled him for Robby Howell, who promptly gave up two hits and a run before be ing pulled two outs later. The Knights would go on to win 5-1. Ryan Meyer, the only pitcher to The Wildcats are on a tear in district baseball play as they head into a long break this week. The of their last six games to keep them on top of Class 8A District 5. That includes the back-to-back demolition of Colonial by 9-1 and East River by 8-2 to bounce back from their inexplicable 10-2 loss to district rival Colonial, which has lost two thirds of its games this season. Winter Park has shown it can win the close games, with their conference games separated by an average scoring gap of just two runs each. The Wildcats played Bayshore in the Big Sun Challenge this week at press time. trip to Oak Ridge, which is winless in the district, at 5 p.m. April 2. Af ter that they host non-district rival Boone at 7:15 p.m. April 3. ARCHIVE PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERThe Knights bats caught re over three games against conference rival Cincinnati. Knights trounce Bearcats to sweep seriesWildcats on a tearISAAC BABCOCK Observer staff ISAAC BABCOCK Observer staff The Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Get Involved & Join us Today! Take Steps will be held at Lake Lily Park in Maitland on Sat. April 26th at 4pm. To learn more, sign up as a team, or to make a donation, please visit: www.cctakesteps.org/orlando Local contact: Laura Kraubetz, Development Director 646.203.1214 / lkraubetz@ccfa.org draw a balk in the game, would come away with the win, his As of this week, the Knights feated in their history in Ameri can Athletic Conference play. They were set to play Bethune Cookman in a non-conference game 6:30 p.m. at press time March 26. Theyll hit the dia mond for a three-game homes tand against Temple starting at 6:30 p.m. March 28, then 4 p.m. March 29 and 1 p.m. March 30. The Tigers are 7-10 overall and 2-1 in conference play. Rollins baseballNine games into Sunshine State Conference play the Tars win. That includes a cumulative 23-6 trouncing they felt at the three-game-sweep loss in St. Petersburg last weekend. The dismal start to SSC play puts the Tars at the bottom of the conference ladder, with sec ond-worst team Saint Leo three games ahead. The Tars continue their road trip with three games at Barry starting at 6 p.m. March 28, then 1 p.m. March 29, then 4 p.m. the same day. Theyll be back home p.m. April 2.

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Page 8 | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Its been 15 years since Lead ership Winter Park alumni cre ated a tasty way to raise money for local schools. Countless load of syrup later, the Winter Park Chambers Pancake Break fast is still going strong. jorie Myers, former owner of Pacos Mexican Restaurant and a graduate of Leadership Winter Park, came up with the idea. Since then it has grown every year and over the years we have raised over $110,000 for schools in Winter Park, event chair Rhonda Loft said. Marje was a big part of the event leadership every year until her death in 2009. Pacos is still one of our larg est sponsors providing all the pancake batter, sausage and syr up every year, Loft said. Soon Whole Foods, T.G. Lee, Panera Bread, Orlando Health, Rollins College, Valencia Col lege, Vanson Constructors, Fannie Hillman Associates Real Es tate and many others were on board. All event sponsors are local companies, Loft said, because we want this to continue to be a community event. All the mon schools within our community. And all that money from the event, held in December, came one $4-6 ticket at a time. Money raised at the break fast through ticket sales and sponsorships goes directly to the elementary schools that feed into Winter Park High School, which include Aloma Elementary, Audubon Park Elementary, Brookshire Elementary, Dommerich Elementary, Killarney Elementary and Lakemont El ementary. We are very proud to say that the amount we are able to give to each school has increased every year, Loft said. This year the breakfast raised almost $25,000. Expenses are small portion set aside to pro business leaders to attend Leadership Winter Park. The rest of the proceeds are divided equally between the six schools. Checks were presented to the principals of each school on Feb. 10 during the Winter Park City Commission meeting. This year each school re ceived more than $3000, up from around $2000 last year. The pancake staff did some thing a little different this year, visiting each school before the event to talk to parents and staff and get them interested. We were surprised by how many people were not aware that the money from the pan cake breakfast went directly to [The visits were] eye-opening for committee members and we plan to continue them every year in the future to promote the event and to stay in touch with the schools and their needs. schools already have big plans for how they will spend their money. The thank you notes poured in after the breakfast, with hints at how far that money will go. Brookshire Elementary is us ing the money to provide 12 staff training, and to purchase school supplies and backpacks for students in need. These things are only pos sible due to the work of Leadership Winter Park and volunteers, Brookshire principal Marc Rummler wrote. Dommerich Elementary will buy furniture for its computer lab, Principal Junella Kreil wrote. Audubon Park Elementa ry will be purchasing Google Chrome books for students to use and Lakemont Elementary 5th grade classrooms will be re ceiving iPad Minis using their funds. Aloma Elementary principal Dr. Drew Hawkins said he plans to meet with team leaders in the next few weeks to make a deci sion on how they will use the money. We want to make sure its used in the best way possible Were not sure yet if that will be in the art program or the music program or somewhere else, but we think its a wonderful thing they do for schools in the Winter Park area. PHOTO COURTESY OF LEADERSHIP WINTER PARKWinter Park Chamber members have kept the philanthropy alive for 15 years, recently donating thousands of dollars to local schools. Pancake breakfast helps local schoolsALLISON OLCSVAY Observer staff Cullen & Hemphill PLC present the Eleventh Annual Poster art by Shari Sherman EVENT SPONS ORS:A B ENE FIT FOR TH E S EB AS TIA N HAUL F UND H E LPING GR E YHOUND S R EA CH TH E IR N E W F A MILIES For more information or artist/vendor space: ART FESTIVAL FEATURING PET RELATED ARTISTS, VENDORS AND ADOPTION ORGANIZATIONS 2826 Shader Rd. Orlando, FL 32808 Your Dogs Destination for All Things Healthy 407-295-3888 BarkingDogFitness.com RockysRetreat.com A Gym for Dogs! $20 o your next purchase Customized workouts Fitness Classes K9GetFit Boot Camps TM Boarding Dog Daycare Weight loss Aqua therapy Canine massage Reiki Fitness and fun swims Fitness and fun swims

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Page 9Chamber ROIMost business owners are laser-focused on their bottom line, and rightfully so. They want to know how their employees are spending their time, because time is money. They want to know how many customers were gained from a trade show or print advertisement, because marketing dollars are scarce. They want to know if a recent technology upgrade is improving customer service, because, lets face it, investing in technology can be pricey. One of my favorite aspects of my job is meeting entrepreneurs, getting to know what sparked the idea for their business and identifying ways the Chamber can help tell their story. Sometimes it is as sim ple as a social media shout out accompa nied by a relevant photo. Other times it is working hand-in-hand to promote an event or making connections to other Chamber members businesses. So much of what transpires at the Chamber is relational that it can be hard to measure. However, a year ago the Chamber launched a series aimed at providing infor mation that can be harvested and applied to a businesss day-to-day operations. The Small Business Education Series presented by Strombeck Consulting CPAs is a partner ship with the Small Business Resource Net work that provides local business owners with expert advice and recommendations. The information is presented in such a way that program attendees can invest one hour of time and walk out of the room with the tools and knowledge to implement changes real-time ROI. Curious? Stop by the next program on community relations. Andrea Massey-Far cations, will share insight on evaluating and prioritizing community relations activities. The program will be held on Friday, April 18, at 8:15 a.m. at the Winter Park Welcome for members and $10 for non-members. Tasting Winter ParkWinter Parks ultimate foodie festival is just around the corner. The 29th annual Taste of Winter Park presented by CenturyLink features an all-star lineup of local eateries and top dining destinations. More than 40 participants will showcase their signature dishes, refreshing beverages and decadent desserts. Participants include Hamiltons Kitchen, Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine, Park Plaza Gardens, Cocina 214, Shulas Steak House and many more. Also, get a taste of John Rivers new restaurant concept, The COOP, and meet The Food Networks Cupcake Wars three-time champion Hollis Wilder from Sweet by Holly. Top off the evening with live music by saxophonist Johnny Mag Sax and fabu ning at the Winter Park Farmers Market on Wednesday, April 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets are available at winterpark.org or at the Winter Park Welcome Center during business hours. Feeling lucky? Enter to win the Taste of Winter Park Recipe Contest. Ed ible Orlando has teamed up with Whole Foods Mar ket Winter Park to showcase fresh, local produce. To enter, email your original recipe for a veggie side, starter or salad featuring Florida-grown produce to info@edibleorlando.com with the subject line Recipe Contest by April 4. Edible Orlandos editors will choose their fave, and Whole Foods Market will share samples of the winning recipe at Taste of Winter Park. The winning recipe and authors byline will be featured in the Sum The winner will receive bragging rights, plus two tickets to Taste of Winter Park and a $100 Whole Foods Market gift card. For updates on other Chamber events and programs plus community happen ings, like our Facebook page at facebook. Twitter at @WPChamberFL Erika Spence is the senior director of marketing and communications at the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce. rf rntbtnrfntbn rfntbr What is canine conditioning? Its a structured exercise program that achieves different results depending upon the goals for your dog. If, for example, you have a canine athlete, conditioning is an exercise program geared to increase your dogs competitive edge and minimize damage or potential injury that can occur during an athletic performance. If you compete in conformation events, conditioning is all about achieving the optimal physical look, so the dog physically conforms to the breed standard as best as is possible. If your dog is overweight, a conditioning program will help him take the weight off. For the average dog, conditioning can focus on keeping a dog healthy. Whats included in a canine condition ing program? Typically, most conditioning programs include exercises that: function and endurance, and, mental and emotional condition. Types of conditioning exercises can include swim ming, treadmill workouts, walking or running on different terrains, interval training, Pilates-type exer cises to improve core strength, and Cavaletti drills to improve balance and hind-end awareness. And dont forget stretching, an important component of any exercise program. Depending on your dog and your goals, the program you design may be geared more toward endurance, or toward bal ance type work. For example, if you have a breed that is a natural distance runner, you may want to focus on a program that builds endurance. If you want to do agility with your dog, your focus may be on balance and body awareness exercises. In either of these examples, this doesnt mean you should ignore the other components of a conditioning program, it just means you should focus on one aspect more than the others. Just like you would do in a gym, design a program for your dog that includes different exercises on different days, with days of rest built in. Canine conditioning is one of the best ways to keep your dog in shape, and help them age gracefully. And thats ultimately what we all want!Sherri Cappabianca, an expert in canine health and tness, is the author of two books on canine health, and the co-owner of Rockys Retreat Canine Health & Fitness Center, and Barking Dog Fitness, Orlandos only gym for dogs. For more information, visit rockysretreat.com or barkingdogtness.comCanine conditioning for health, longevity The little tips that can pay big dividendsSherri Cappabianca The Wet Nose ReportErika Spence Business in the Park

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JOSH GARRICK Observer Sta The brand new Italio Restaurant in a perfect location just north of the busy intersection of Fairbanks and 17-92 in Winter Park has raised the concept of fast food to a level this reviewer never thought possible, AND theyve done it with (my favorite) Italian food! And here is the essence of what I have to share with you today. This is the best food you can get for the price anywhere in Central Florida. quick-service food concept in 2012 in Boca Raton where their customers quickly accepted this stand-inline, on-thego alternative to traditional Italian dining. Italios concept offers patrons literally hundreds of options to create the ideal meal we only wish we could cook at home with each ingredient pre-cooked by the restaurant and chosen by us. One happy customer summed it up by commenting, Do you like Italian? Do you want your meal fast? Do you understand how to order at Chipotle? If so, youll like Italio. Since were residents of Central Florida, we know how to stand in line better than any other people in the world, and remembering this is fast food, you can use your time (while standing in line) to make is to be served. It can be a Pasta Bowl, Salad Bowl or a Piadina, an Italian wrap, much like a French crepe that actually has its history in ancient Roman street food. Step two offers a choice of meats such as Chicken breast (marinated in lemon-herb vinaigrette at $6.98); Meatball of ground beef and pork $6.98; Grilled sirloin steak $6.98; Grilled shrimp $8.98; Italian sausage $6.98; or the Veggie medley at $6.78. You see what I mean about the value. Step three taps into our inner-chef and challenges us with varying combinations of sauces, dressings and pestos ranging from Alfredo to traditional Pomodoro to Roasted Red Pepper pesto. The over 20 toppings, including bruschetta, chickpeas, olive tapenade and a variety of cheeses. Please keep in mind these low prices come with the traditional fast food compromises of eating from cardboard bowls with plastic knives and forks. But there is NO compromising on the food. I was proud of myself for creating a dish consisting of whole-wheat pasta, steak, fresh basil pesto, and aged, shaved Parmesan cheese and it was delicious. Thats really the whole point here. Italio allows us to eat all our favorite comfort foods, and we can do it anytime, because the prices are so low. This was witnessed as I visit there exactly one month after the restaurant opened and it was already full of happy, pasta-loving customers. All around me, people were truly enjoying their food, which speaks to the atmosphere in Italio. Its a truly happy place. ferent readers who spotted me and shared how happy they were that I would be writing about what has already become a favorite restaurant for them. The Kids Menu is even cheaper ($3.98), and I enjoyed watching an experienced family as the kids professionally pulled their noodles into their mouths. Families cannot hope for more than a beautifully designed, clean restaurant that offers fresh ingredients at affordable prices for the casual diner. And theres more. As Italio wishes to be known as a good neighbor as well as being a good restaurant, they recently initiated Mangia Mondays a month-long charitable initiative and Outreach Center (CFOC). On every Monday through May Mondays will be contributed to the Central Florida charity, which transforms lives though education and employment opportunities. In addition, Italio and CFOCs employment division are collaborating to secure job placements for members at the Winter Park restaurant. Impressive. I love the food AND I love the ease of this new concept restaurant, and since Italian is my favorite, I invite you to come over and share your thoughts when you Its so cool its like pasta has its own happy hour all day long at Italio. The Winter Park location is at 276 South Orlando Avenue and is open 7 days a week from 10:45 a.m. to 10 pm. Visit ItalioKitchen. comRestaurant Review of the NEW Italio (Winter Park) From the Corner Table

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Page 11Looking to freshen up the look of your home? This months Park Style Business Spotlight focuses on Flooring by DeLoreto Interi ors. The companys sprawling 2,200-square-foot showroom in Winter Park has taken customers by surprise, with an unusually broad selection of carpet, wood, tile, stone, pavers, laminate, vinyl, cork, sisal, area rugs and stairs runners. Though they specialize in anything from beautifully rugs, DeLoreto also offers window treatments, granite countertops, cabinetry, glass shower enclosures and decorative ironwork. Custom orders? They do that, from as far away as the other side of the globe. Looking for something that nobody else has? Try a new high is unique. With a designer on staff, its a business that can redesign to ceiling. Its a full service, family ing company located at 250 N. Orlando Ave., just north of Morse Boulevard in Winter Park.Business Spotlight: DeLoreto Interiors All inclusive tickets feature 29th Annual Winter Park Farmers Market A DIVISION OF VS MEDIA GROU P, INC. Celebration of Light Trade -in Summer Event Camerons Design NEW program allows clients to trade-in their old blinds for a discount towards for new Hunter Douglas products including our SUMMER SPECIAL on Plantation Shutters.Camerons Design email: info@camerondesigns.com Our plantation shutters provide superior sun protection, light control and privacy. Available in multiple stains, our interior shutter collection features classic styling and exceptional craftsmanship.Plantation ShuttersA classic look that never goes out of style.Camerons Design email: info@cameronsdesigns.com10 % discount WITH ALL SHUTTER ORDERS and entire home inside this massive showroom

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Page 12 | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Now through 2015 SeaWorlds 50th anniversary celebrationThe perfect Florida morning of March 21 found SeaWorld administrators and long-time enthusiasts among a sea of bubbles celebrating SeaWorlds multi-park 50th anniversary celebration. Over the next 18 Bubble Blowout, spontaneous pop-up performances, up-close encounters with animals rescued by the SeaWorld Animal Rescue Team, a newly designed SEA Garden, and the new Surprise Squad, roaming the park giving away prizes and gifts. On June 21, a new Shamu production will debut, with new music and new whale behaviors. tion for details.Now through April 7 Breakthrough Theatre Presents RentSet in the seedy East Village of New York City, Rent is about living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent is a pop phenomenon with songs that rock and a story based on Puccinis La Boheme. The lives of a group of impover ished young artists, living under the shadow of AIDS, are examined along with their dreams, sitively directed by Justin J. Scar lat, Rent runs through April 7 at The Breakthrough Theatre in Winter Park. Call 407-920-4034. Now through March 30 EVITA on the Broadway Series The inventive and decades later classic Broadway show EVITA offers us the Argentin ean diva Eva Peron center stage at the Bob Carr PAC. The multiaward-winning musical chronicles the life of Eva Peron in a six-day run from March 25 to 30 telling the ragsto-riches tale of Evita and her rise to power from being an illegitimate child from the slums to becoming First Lady of Argen tina. For a brief time, Evita only to have her fragile health prove her downfall. Visit OrlandoBroadway. com or call 1-800-982-2787.Now through April 6 Shakespeares As You Like It at Valencia College Theater The hilarious tale of eight lovers, four brothers, and two fools comes to Valencia Colleges East Campus on a stage designed to resemble Shakespeares Globe Theater. In this play, the audience sees love from sibling rivalry to love game of love, lust and mistaken identities. Valencia Colleges East Campus is at 701 N. Econ lockhatchee Trail in Orlando. A talk-back session will follow the April 4 performance, moderated by Theater Program Chair John DiDonna. Call 407-582-2900 or Now through April 27 The True Story of Three Little PigsBased on the popular book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith, Orlando Shakespeare Theaters The True Story of the Three Little Pigs tells the Wolfs side Josh Garrick Culture for your calendar Please see CULTURE on next page SEAWORLDS 50TH RENT THREE LITTLE PIGS at Winter Park Towers Your room is waiting for you if you need Pain and Symptom Management Hospital Follow-up Complex Treatments, or Crisis Care Referrals 866-742-6655#5019096 www.cornerstonehospice.org www.SeriousIllness.org/cornerstoneMedicare, Medicaid, most commercial insurances accepted KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland April 12th 11AM & 3PMFamily Series | Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre407-426-1739 | ORLANDOBALLET.ORGTICKETS $25/$35

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Page 13of the story in a rock musical for the entire family. Alexander T. Wolf (aka Big Bad Facing a jury of pigs and a judge (with Wolf possibly get a fair trial? The audience will decide! Before the show, Orlando Shakes actors invite the audience to join in pre-show fun in this rock n roll musical for audiences of all ages. Through April 27, call 407-447-1700 or visit orlandoshakes. orgMarch 29 Beethoven Sonatas performed by Leonidas LipovetskyCritically acclaimed since his debut recital at age 12, Leonidas Lipovetsky will perform the fourth in a series of eight performances of all 32 Beethoven Sonatas on March 29 at 7:30 p.m. Presented by the Florida International Piano Competition, Lipovetsky has recorded for the BBC, Radio Moscow, and PBS; and he was the ship. Lipovetsky will perform Sonata No. 7 Center in Orlando. Call 407-770-1700 or March 29 Wanzies Big Fat Variety ShowAs much an attraction as the fabulous acts that show up to support the LGBT Community Center, Michael Wanzie himself will emcee the second annual Wanzies Big Fat Variety Show on March 29 at 7 p.m. Acts include ukulele sensation Scott Whittemore, The Magic of Tim & Spencer, Ginger Minj as Mrs. Lovett from Sweeny Todd, aerialist Robbie Drennen, John B. deHaas on keyboards, and the vocal stylings of Julie Orhberg, Nick Kroger, Beki Herrbach, Shawn Walsh, David Dorman, and more! Wanzie guarantees fabulousness, and thats enough for me. Visit Wanzie.com April 1 to May 31 Paper Bag Mushrooms around the world Since 2005, an idea from the mind of artistic wunderkind Doug Rhodehamel has planted thousands of paper bag mushrooms, constructed by hundreds of CULTURE | Its a wild variety show at the LGBT Community Center, with a ukelele sensation and more CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE Please see CULTURE on page 14 Loud & Clear and FREE Florida residents with a hearing loss are eligible to receive a free amplied phone from the non-prot Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. Cordless and corded phones for persons with mild to severe hearing loss are available at 23 distribution centers statewide. Limit one per customer.CONTA CT YOUR AREA C ENTER FOR DETAILS Center for Independent Living in Central Florida 720 North Denning Drive Winter Park, FL 32789 407-623-1070 (v) 407-623-1185 (tty)Current FTRI clients: If your phone isnt working properly or your hearing has changed, or should you no longer need your phone or are moving out of Florida, call FTRI at 888-554-1151 for assistance. Thursday, April 10th from 5pm 7pm Thursday, April 10th 5pm to 7pm Thursday, April 10th 5pm to 7pm Thursday, April 10th 5pm to 7pm Revolutionizing the way America shops for elder care and services. Sunday, April 6, 2014 1 5 p.m. Winter Park Civic Center 1050 Morse Blvd. Winter Park, FL 32789 TicketsAvailable at both Ronald McDonald Houses $5 ADVANCE Or$7 DOOR $5 SENIORS (AT DOOR) Children 3 and under FREE! JOIN US FOR: Ice Cream Floats, Create A Sundae, Celebrity Servers, Face Painting, Caricaturist, Special Ice Cream Tasting, Games, Pin the Cherry on the Sundae, Cake Walk, Silent Auction, Door Prizes, Photo booth and more! Entertainment including special guests throughout! FEATURING: Blue Bell Ice Cream, Private Island Ice Cream, Jeremiahs Italian Ice, and Peak Season Pops. Special appearance by ventriloquist Jacki Manna! 4TH YEAR! For Information and Sponsorship Opportunities Contact: Linda Mayfield, Event Chair at 407-677-1552 or lmwp@cfl.rr.com. www.rmhorlando.org/events Thank You Sponsors(As of 3/25/14)

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Page 14 | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer individuals, students and organizations, on every continent of the world including Antarctica! Everyone is invited to join in, showing support for creativity and art education while also becoming part of the largest art installation in the world. You and yours can be part of this artistic happening by visiting dougrhodehamel.com to learn how. April 4 to 13 The 23rd annual Florida Film Festival The Florida Film Festival at the Enzian Theater in Maitland includes cutting-edge cinema, while also indulging in food and wine events, industry parties, and a star-packed attendee list. Accredited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Festival plays host to more than 100 visiting directors, producers and awardwinning talent all right here in Maitland. For a complete and events, val.com April 4 to 6 The Central Florida Home and Garden Show which means its time for home owners to get started on homeexpertise may be found at the Home & Garden Show set for April 4 to 6 at the Orange County Convention Center. This home improvement extravaganza offers innovative products, advice and great deals in remodeling, home improvement and gardening, with hundreds of experts all under one roof. Highlights include appearances by celebrity landscaper Ahmed Hassan, chef demonstrations, how-to presentations by Chris Tice, and designer rooms. Visit CentralFloridaHomeAndGardenShow.com or call 877-871-7469. April 5 Oliveira Plays BrahmsWith a schedule includ ing appear ances with the worlds greatest orchestras, Elmar Oliveira is among this generations most honored artists. Oliveira is the to win the Gold Medal at Moscows Tchaikovsky International ist to receive the Avery Fisher Prize, in addition to capturing ternational Competition. Oliveira will take on Brahmss towering Violin Concerto with the Or lando Philharmonic between Jean Sibelius most popular works the tone poem Finlandia and on April 5 at 8 p.m. Call 407-8966700 or visit Orlandophil.orgApril 6 Gold Medal Stars on Ice Tour dancing gold medal in history was won this winter by the pair of Meryl Davis and Charlie White at the Olympic Winter Games in Russia. On April 6 Stars on Ice will visit the Amway Center and, Olympic Figure Skating team will headline the tour. Davis and White, along with their team mates will bring the spirit of the Winter Olympics home to the U.S. along with a star-studded cast of champions. Founded by Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton, Stars on Ice offers us the chance to celebrate the accomplishments of these historic skaters. Visit amwaycenter.com CULTURE | Looking to spruce up your home for spring? Its the Central Florida Home and Garden Show CONTINUED FROM PAGE 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. FLORIDA FILM FESTIVAL OLIVEIRA PLAYS BRAHMS Its TAX time. Appointments Available 7 Days a Week!Tax Form Processing LLC4070 Aloma Ave., Suite 1010 Winter Park, FL 32792Tel: (407) 657-6336www.TaxFormProcessing.com Proudly Serving the Orlando Area for 19 years! Scan QR Code 40$00OffTax PreparationMust present this coupon at time service is provided. Offer valid for one-time use. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Expires April 15, 2014Offer Code: CFS14 This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater SCIENCE ON SCREEN: THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLYNational Science on Screen Night! Mon 6:30FLORIDA FILM FESTIVAL, APRIL 4-13TICKETS ON SALE NOW! The 2014 Program has been announced. Floridalmfestival.comTIMS VERMEERQuite exceptionala fascinating new documentary about art, obsessions, ideas and answers. Betsy Sharkey, LOS ANGELES TIMES Fri Sun 4PM, 6:30, 9PM Mon 9:30 Tues Thurs 6:30, 9PMSpecial Programs: IF YOU BUILD ITSat 1PM

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Page 15Opinions Chris Jepson PerspectivesLouis Roney Play On!It remains puzzling to me why anyone opposed the Equal Rights Amendment. On track to become Constitutional law in the 1970s, it was essentially defeated by ReThis begs the question, Why? Former President Jimmy Carter has a new book out titled A Call to Action. Women, Religion, Violence and Power. In it President Carter writes: I saw the ravages of racial prejudice as I grew up in the Deep South. Today, there is a similar system of discrimination that touches every nation. I have become convinced that the most serious and unaddressed worldwide challenge is the deprivation and abuse of women and girls, largely caused by the false interpretation of carefully selected religious texts. This is not just a womens issue. It affects us all. It has been accurately observed that opposed equality for women in America by promoting traditional gender roles as well as fanning the fear that female equality would guarantee abortion rights. Back in the 1970s, opponents of the ERA (led by argued that women would serve in combat, alimony would be eliminated, and that single-sex bathrooms would become law. What is it with Republican women that they do not stand in solidarity with their sisters on the issues of equal pay, access to healthcare and the elimination of gender bias in American culture? A clue to their perspective can be gleaned by how Phyl speeches opposing the ERA with, Id like to thank my husband for letting me be here career and life, you might question that a subservience to masculine authority. Is it that Republican women simply drink the Kool-Aid and parrot the historic male chauvinism of their party? To get along, you go along? About 40 years ago I became aware of a practice in some African cultures that set me back on my heels. The procedure is the removal of the clitoris of young girls. It eliminates any sexual pleasure and reduces the female to merely a vessel of procre ation. It often creates unimaginable health problems, and estimates suggest that nearly 130 million women worldwide have undergone this abomination. What stunned me about this practice is who actually performs the procedure. Women do this to other females. How could women ever do this to one another? It is in response to the cultural traditions of historic male authority to control female I again pose the question, What is it with Republican women that they do not stand in solidarity with their sisters on the issues of equal pay, access to healthcare and the elimination of gender bias in American culture? Oh, Republican women will argue, Laws of equality are unnecessary. Capitalism will correct for economic injustice, the market always dictates a workers true value and remuneration. Except that is inaccurate and you have the recent example of Republican state legislatures attempting to require vaginal probes of women seeking healthcare procedures. Could it be that Republican women oppose equality for their sex out of ignorance, religious doctrine, fear and subservience? Such women are a mystery to me. Regardless, America needs to do a much better job of raising and liberating our daughters. And our sons, too.Educating our daughters 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 nounced in the recent past that he was re ducing the defensive strength of the U.S. military in order to provide more funds for the needy I remarked to my b.w., We can now expect the Russians to do some saber rattling in their dealings with us, now that they see us as a weakening foe. Putin has validated my words by his recent takeover actions in Crimea. Is Ukraine next? Who knows how much further Putin will go if we dont assume some kind of defensive posture that makes him beware of challenging Uncle Sam. In 1938, after Britains Neville Chamber lin returned from a Munich visit with Herr Hitler saying he had won peace in our time! he was guilelessly fooling himself and misleading those who believed in him. By June 1940, Hitlers Nazi Army, given an added three years by Chamberlin to add to its muscle, invaded Poland without warn ing. Neville Chamberlin had boxed himself in, and he could do nothing then but have England declare war on Germany. In June 1940 the Germans conquered France and the British Army escaped only by the miracle of Dunkirk. Hitler, who had always had a secret admiration for the British, benignly allowed the British to evacuate their forces safely back across the English Channel. On Dec. 7, 1941 when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, and a few days later Germany declared war against the U.S., Hitlers fate was sealed. That was, in my eyes, the moment that Hitlers arrogant judgment lost him WWII. Todays recent sequence of international events is not salutary we have a president who speaks from weakness that could well invite aggression from several already dangerous sources: Will the North Koreans now be encouraged to start more trouble in their backyard, which includes South Korea? After Putins success, will Syrias Bashar Al-Assad having gotten rid of only 2 per cent of his chemical weapons cancel his agreement to rid himself of all those weapons and keep the remaining 98 percent? (By 2013 Bashar had already killed 1,300 of his own citizens in Damascus with such chemi Will Iran, after seemingly thumbing its nose at everybody, now decide to forget any promises made and go on its merry nuclear-weapons way? Will China now get frisky with Japan and Formosa? Up to now the U.S. has appeared to be a strong ally to help to put the brakes on dictatorial aggressors. Do we now, with our weak president, plan to renege on such pledges and settle for a quasi Neville Chamberlin peace? Are we possibly, at this point, at the very beginning of a very big war? Can we, in fact, see in our present situation the seeds of a WWIII? All these questions would seem to be perfectly rational at this time, and to have no easy answers. The president has de clared that he is freezing the bank accounts of seven Russian movers and shakers who have money in American banks! This futile mini-token of retaliation, following Putins taking over Crimea using the excuse of a questionable referendum. Something has got to change: either our protective stance, or the vapid words that come from our White House. tant memories includes a moment while I was standing on the stage of the Berlin Stdtische Oper and it suddenly came to me that, Its a long way from Winter Park High School to the stages of Europes great opera houses! how did I get here? I asked myself. In bed that night I tried to piece together the whole journey of how a Central Florida high school kid, whose main outside inter est was football, charted a course that led him to sing on the stages of top European opera houses. Things like that certainly do not happen by chance or all at once. Often life can bring one to a place where he never expected to be or even knew existed. Its a day-at-atime proposition, and lots of necessary decisions may have to be made before reaching the sought-after one that will change ones life.When weakness triumphsStop criminals before they target your home About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) Many District 5 constituents have been reporting that crime, particularly property crime, is on the rise in their communities. As a victim of a home burglary myself, I individuals, and am committed to helping to reduce the occurrences of these types of crimes. The Federal Bureau of Investigations gram presents a bleak outlook on Orange Countys property crime problem. The UCR program was founded in 1930 to give policymakers and the general public a better understanding of trends in criminal justice through the collection of nationwide crime statistics. The UCR program breaks property crimes into three categories: burglary, larceny, and auto theft. Although the data shows that property crimes are on the decline nationally, Orange Countys property crimes rates have risen since 2010. Residents reported 13,783 burglar ies, 31,055 larcenies, and 3,754 auto thefts that year to state and local law enforce ment agencies within the county. In 2012, 14,034 burglaries, 32,034 larcenies, and 4,013 auto thefts were reported, a 3 percent increase in total property crime from 2010. Although an adjustment for the increase in Orange Countys population since 2010 may reduce the increase upon individual residents, property crime impacts an entire family and the sense of safety in our neighborhoods. You can help deter criminals from com mitting property crime offenses in your neighborhood. You can take a few steps ing a victim. Keep your garage door or storage shed closed and locked, and secure tools and equipment such as ladders that criminals could use to gain access to your home. You would be surprised the number of crimes that could be prevented if residents simply closed their garage doors and sheds. Keep your yard well maintained a well maintained yard provides fewer hiding places for criminals. Ensure that trees and shrubbery do not obscure doors and windows or provide access to the second story of your home. Be sure your property is well lit. Consider installing automatic timers or motion sensors that activate exterior lights. Join your local neighborhood watch group. If one does not exist, ask your local police department or the sheriffs department to help you start one. If you live in an apartment or condo complex, check the community on a regular basis for problems such as burned-out light bulbs, dark corridors, uncollected trash or broken locks on mailboxes and doors. Report any problems to the complex manager or condo owners association as soon as possible. Park your car in a lit, well-traveled area. Be sure to lock your car even if you plan on re turning in a few minutes to prevent giving criminals easy access to your belongings. Vigilance can deter criminals and make the community safer for everyone. I will continue to work with Sheriff Jerry Demings and other local law enforcement crimes in our communities. Nothing is more important than ensuring your safety and the security of your home and proper ty. If you would like additional information on starting a neighborhood watch program or any other county issue, please feel free to contact me or my staff, Edgar Robinson and Lynette Rummel. We can be reached at net. In closing, close your garage door, lock your car doors, and be safe! Ted EdwardsCommissioners Corner

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Page 36 | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer WPMObserver.com OBSERVERJust Sold Homes Sunday, March 30th: 134 Detmar Drive, Winter Park FL 32789 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,333 SF | $717,700 Fantastic home with incredible enter taining space! Two master suites, bo nus room, spacious bedrooms and over 1,800 SF of outside decking. Family room with wood burning fireplace, charming sitting area, and spacious great room with French doors leading to the inviting deck space and brick courtyard. Reno vated gourmet kitchen with breakfast bar. Downstairs master suite has large sunken Jacuzzi tub, dual vanity and walk-in closet. Hosted by: Gwyn Clark with Kelly Price & Company from 2-4 PM 1805 Harland Park Drive, Winter Park FL 32789 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,051 SF | $829,960 Brand new Taylor Morrison home in pres tigious Windsong! Gourmet kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances, upgraded wood flooring, crown molding and an interactive home package with an inter com system. Additional interior features include a large master bedroom with two walk-in closets, master bath with garden tub and separate shower. Hosted by: Rhonda Chesmore with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1555 Palmer Avenue, Winter Park FL 32789 4 BR | 2.5 BA | 2,139 SF | $485,000 Completely renovated home just minutes from Park Avenue! Open concept liv ing spaces, hardwood and tile flooring throughout. Brand new kitchen offering stainless steel appliances, granite coun ters, oversized island and beautiful wood cabinets. Master suite offers a spacious walk-in closet and gorgeous master bath. Hosted by: Lauren Fritch with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 2350 Temple Drive, Winter Park FL 32789 4 BR | 4 BA | 2,006 SF | $450,000 Gorgeous Winter Park home featuring a formal living room, office with pocket doors, and kitchen with breakfast bar open to the dining room area. The spa cious family room features a fireplace, built-ins and two sets of French doors that lead to the covered patio and fenced backyard. Gorgeous finishes throughout including crown molding, wood floors and plantation shutters! Bonuses include a guest suite above the detached two car garage. Hosted by: Debbie Tassell with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1725 Carollee Lane, Winter Park FL 32789 3 BR | 2 BA | 2,330 SF | $495,000 Beautiful home in Winter Park! Features include gorgeous original hardwood floors, plantation shutters and crown molding. Character kitchen with new refrigerator and gas stove. Master suite with walk-in closet plus generous wall closet. Renovated bathroom with spa tub Shirley Jones 634 Laurel Oak Ln #216, Altamonte Springs $110,000. 03/18/2014 MaryStuart Day/Megan Cross 210 N Brown Ave, Orlando $281,500 03/20/2014 Jeff & Barbara Friedman 310 W Lake Sue Ave, Winter Park $650,000. 03/21/2014 Sharon Helsby 757 Green Oaks Ct, Winter Park $900,000. 03/21/2014 SUNDAY 12-3 WONDERFUL HOME IN GREAT LOCATION 680 Balmoral Road, Winter Park. 4BD/2.5BA, 2,264SF. Kenilworth Shores home on a corner lot. Home offers fire place, hardwood floors, formal living and dining rooms and two car garage. A rated schools include Brookshire El ementary, Glenridge Middle and Winter Park High School. 1/3 acre lot. $525,000 NEW LISTING! FANTASTIC TRADITIONAL SALE 2077 Ponderosa Avenue, Winter Park. 4BD/2BA, 1,770SF. Must see inside! Can close quickly!! FOUR BEDROOMS! 1770 SQ FT!! Super large .33 acre corner lot. Updated kitchen & bathrooms. Hard wood floors! Fantastic built-ins in 2 of 4 bedrooms. Fenced back yard + unique 70X17 front courtyard/garden, perfect for entertaining. WELCOME HOME! $188,500 NEW PRICE! FABULOUS HOME ON CORNER LOT AND CUL-DE-SAC 783 Brookside Road, Maitland. 3BD/2BA, 1,679SF. Home features crown molding, wood floors, granite counters, maple cab inets, porcelain tile, two walk-in closets, and huge screened porch overlooking pri vate lushly landscaped fenced backyard. Two car garage. Roof in with 25 year warranty, insulated windows, and new electrical panel. Freshly painted and im maculately maintained. $274,900 SUNDAY 1-4 NEW LISTING! UPDATED BUNGALOW 509 Meridale Avenue, Orlando. 2BD/1BA, 1,329SF. Kitchen has been updated with granite counter & stainless steel appli ances. All main living areas and bed rooms have beautiful original wood floors. Bathroom has been updated with a large shower, tile work and dual sinks. Master bedroom has two closets. Family room has a wood burning fireplace and leads out to the screened in patio with a hot tub. The back yard is a large oasis with lush 308 Hermitage Drive, Altamonte Springs FL 32701 sold by Jennifer King with Kelly Price & Company 1043 Winding Waters Circle, Winter Springs FL 32708 sold by Jennifer King with Kelly Price & Company 1832 Harland Park Drive, Win ter Park FL 32789 sold by Mary Ann Steltenkamp and Jennifer Sloan with Kelly Price & Company 710 E. Livingston Street, Orlando FL 32803 sold by Kelly L. Price with Kelly Price & Company 1750 Edwin Boulevard, Winter Park FL 32789 sold by Rhonda Chesmore with Kelly Price & Company 481 Sylvan Drive, Winter Park FL 32789 sold by Jennifer Sloan with Kelly Price & Company 416 Courtlea Park Drive, Winter Gar den FL 34787 sold by Patrick Higgins with Kelly Price & Company 1958 Common Way Road, Orlando FL 32814 sold by Jennifer King with Kelly Price & Company 1155 Fairway Drive, Winter Park FL 32792 sold by Pamela Ryan with Kelly Price & Company 1504 N. Park Avenue, Winter Park FL 32789 sold by Teresa Jones-Cintron & Elim Cintron with Kelly Price & Company 3903 Magnolia Pointe Lane, Orlanod FL 32810 sold by Teresa Jones-Cintron & Elim Cintron with Kelly Price & Com pany 1529 Holts Grove Circle, Winter Park FL 32789 sold by Kelly L. Price with Kelly Price & Company OBSERVEROpen Houses THE MMARKEt T PLAc C E MindGym March 24, 2014 King Features Weekly ServiceMarch 24, 2014 MindGym March 24, 2014 ANNOUNCEMENTSAbsolute Auction-2 log cabins,farmhouse, cottage, 20+/ -acres in Alabama overlooking Tennessee River, between Huntsville and Chattanooga,vacation rental history,April 1, 1:00 pm. Details Gtauctions.com, 1.205.326.0833,Granger, Thagard & As soc. Inc., Jack F Granger, #873.ONLINE ONLY AUCTION -Buses, Tractor & Equipment & More for Sale! Ends April 3rd @ 7PM. Gulf Bay Auctions: 251-600-9595 or Visit GulfBay Auctions.com, AU3301 Winter Park Benefit Shop:at 140 Lyman Avenue, Winter Park needs items to sell: clothing, bedding, jewelry, kitchenware/bric-a brac. Need volun teers contact Elizabeth Comer 407647-8276. Open 9:30am-2pm every Tues & Fri (and Sat 10am-2PM). Pro ceeds support childrens programs and the Orlando Blind Assoc.EDUCATIONAIRLINE CAREERS begin here Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Housing and Finan cial aid for qualified students. Job place ment assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-741-9260 www. FixJets.comNURSING CAREERS begin here -Get trained in months, not years. Small classes, no waiting list. Financial aid for qualified students. Apply now at Centura Institute Orlando (888)220-3219HEALTH & MEDICALCDI Full Time Insurance Specialist OpeningCenter For Diagnostic Imaging is cur rently seeking a full time Insurance/ Scheduling Specialist at our center in Winter Park, FL. Seeking candidates that have a strong medical background, expe rience with medical insurance, registra tion, and scheduling. For more informa tion apply online www.mycdi.com Amy Rice 9527384481 human.resources@ cdirad.com HEALTH & MEDICALYOU HAD A STROKEand now you have shoulder pain.We may have an option for you:Learn more about a clinical study to evaluate a potential treatment at: www.PainAfterStroke.com Call 1-800-269-0720HELP WANTEDCDL-A Team Owner Operators:$2,500 Lease Incentive! Team Dedicated Routes. Great Revenue & Regular Weekly Home Time! 888-486-5946 NFI Industries nfipartners.com Driver Trainees Needed Now!Become a driver for Werner Enterprises. Earn $800 per week! Local CDL Training. 1-877-214-3624Food grade tankers,Class-A CDL /tanker endorsement, Prefer 2 yrs experience, Mileage & Drop Pay, Vacation, Health, Dental & 401k. For in formation call 800-569-6816 or go to our website www.otterytransportation.comLocal Drivers Needed.Home every Night. Great Pay, Full Benefit Package, and Quality Equipment. CDL-A 1yr EXP. Clean MVR Contact JOHNNY: 407-433-1255Now Hiring OTR CDLA Drivers.New Pay Package and $1500 Sign-on Bonus! Mostly 5-10 days out, full benefits, achievable bonuses. Call for details 1-888-978-3791 / apply www.heyl.netReal Estate Agents Needed:Currently we are looking for licensed ex perienced real estate agents interested in servicing our business in: Winter Park Maitland College Park Downtown Or lando Call John Penne 407-896-5520 pennybrokers@earthlink.netReal Estate Agents Wanted!Currently we are Looking for licensed, experienced real estate agents interested in servicing our business in: Winter Park Maitland College Park Downtown Or lando Call John Penne with Penny Bro kers at 407-896-5520 or pennybro kers@earthlink.net REAL ESTATE: FOR RENTSANFORD Free standing retail/ office building,2640 SF, great signage & visibility. Lease for $2800 per month (also for sale). Call John, owner/broker, 407-492-7111Winter Park Real Estate Offices for rent(Winter Park/Goldenrod/University). Doc tors office w/5 exam rooms + extra fea tures. Other office units available from 800-3000 SF. New Orleans style bldg; great prices. Call Ann 407-293-1934. an npolasek@cfl.rr.comREAL ESTATE: FOR SALEBlue Ridge Mountain Log Cabin Sale!Only $84,900. New 1200sf ready to fin ish log cabin on 1+ acres with spectacu lar views and private access to US Na tional Forest. Excellent financing. Call now 1-866-952-5303, Ext 201 Up to 9 acres from $14,900.Mountain cabin only $89,900. Access to lake and trout stream. Views of the At lanta skyline. 45 minmutes from North ern Atlanta. Priced below developer cost! Call 866-260-0905 Ext. 17. FREE book by doctor reveals what the drug companies don't want you to know! Your sex life and erection can now survive DIABETES OR PROSTATE CANCER? 800-777-1922 and separate shower. Large backyard is fenced and landscaped! Additional features include new garage door with key-less entry, security system and inside utility. Hosted by: Jennifer Sloan with Kelly Price & Company from 3-5 PM 1800 Temple Drive, Winter Park FL 32789 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,318 SF | $924,000 Elegant custom Spanish Mediterranean home on a charming brick street in Win ter Park! Gourmet kitchen with top-ofthe-line appliances, large family room, separate formal rooms & downstairs master suite with his & hers closets. Brazilian hickory wood floors, high ceilings, two gas fireplaces, summer kitchen & expansive covered porch. Hosted by: Sherri Dyer with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM landscaping and koi pond. $264,500 NEW LISTING! RANCH HOME IN GREAT LOCATION 2521 Euston Road, Winter Park. 4BD/3BA, 2,296SF. Ranch home with large master suite, walk in closet, large master bath. Split plan with separate living room and large family room. Double sided fireplace, hardwood floors, crown molding and more. Large private back yard with shed under air for a private office. Walk to Lake Killarney. Great lo cation. Close to Winter Park Village and downtown Winter Park. $259,900 NEW LISTING! LOVELY GATED TOWNHOUSE 2527 Passamonte Drive, Orlando. 3BD/2.5BA, 1,835SF. Features include granite, stainless steel energy star qualified appliances and an open floor plan. First floor consists of formal din ing room, powder room, open kitchen/ family room/breakfast area with sliding doors to a screened porch. Upstairs has a large master bedroom with a walk-in closet, bath with dual sinks, garden tub and separate shower, also two additional bedrooms, a bath and laundry room. Call Judy Doster at 407-257-9567 for gate code. $185,000