Winter Park-Maitland observer

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Winter Park-Maitland observer
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Winter Park Maitland observer
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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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Please see HEALTH on page 2Eatonville residents found new hope and realized a dream more than a year in the making Saturday as Healthy Central Florida and the Winter Park Health Foundation opened Healthy Eatonville Place a new facility addressing the towns startling diabetic population. The center located off of College Avenue offers healthy cooking classes, diabetes educa tion and healthy living programs at little to no cost, giving local residents a new outlet to help them get healthy while teaching a younger generation to do the same. It all came about from a study in March 2013 sponsored by Healthy Central Florida, a local health-awareness organization. Research by the University of TIM FREED Observer staff USPS 00-6186 Publisher statement on page 4. VISIT WPMOBSERVER.COMSUBSCRIBE NOW! TRAIN TRACK CRACKDOWNMAITLAND CITY TALK, 3Charity from tragedyYoung doctor lives on in a foundation inspired by his life LIFESTYLES, 8The Waterhouse GhostGet to know a Maitland legend CULTURE, 10COMMUNITY BULLETIN ........... 4 CALENDAR ................... 4 LIFESTYLES ................... 8 WPV VOICE ................... 6 CULTURE .................... 10 OPINIONS ................... 12 CLASSIFIEDS ................. 13 CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR ....... B1 Thursday, June 5, 2014 Serving Winter Park, Maitland, Baldwin Park, College Park and Goldenrod50+ tax WPMOBSERVER.COM Winter Park merchants along Park Avenue saw sales and foot SunRail rides, leaving them hop ing to see the trend continue. Business owners reported seeing the biggest jump in the when riders could board the train free of charge. That boost faded in the second half of May when passengers were forced to pay for SunRail passes. But the uptick in sales con tinues for businesses such as Pe terbrooke Chocolatier, who saw an increase of 5 to 10 percent in and kept a steady at 5 percent boost the rest of May as rider ship tapered off, said owner Kevin Wray. Wed certainly see a rush every time the train stopped, Wray said. They generally seem to be new to the Avenue, so this is a new experience for them. The last two weeks since theyve been charging have slowed down considerably, but new people on the Avenue. It was a similar story for Pannullos Italian Restaurant, who early on had customers lining up well before opening their doors, said co-owner Michael Schwartz. During the several weeks of PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVERSunRail passengers have provided an economic boost for Winter Park businesses. SunRails stimulus TIM FREED Observer staff Please see SUNRAIL on page 2Plans for Maitlands down town redevelopment are shifting into focus, with one developer partially pulling out of the pro cess and two others campaigning for public support. The Community Redevelop ment Agency Board will meet June 17 to hear revised plans from proposed downtown developers and decide which ones to move forward with toward develop ment agreements. Applicant David Lamm said his company plans to withdraw its mixed-use proposal for the old city hall site and present revised plans to build on the U.S. High way 17-92-fronted Winn-Dixie and New Traditions Bank proper ties with apartments and retail. Representatives from Urban Redevelopment Concepts, which proposes building a retailand which has plans for a specialty grocer on the city-owned northern Horatio Avenue parking lot, will host a Meet the Developers public forum at the Maitland Civ ic Center on Thursday, June 12, at 7:30 p.m. Maitland CRA Director Verl Emrick said if all goes as planned, the proposals are likely to pass into the developers agreement phase, with agreements coming back to for review in July or Au gust.Plans shift for Maitland downtownSARAH WILSON Observer staffEatonvilles healthy experimentTown battles unsettling obesity rate with new center Park Avenue merchants see month of SunRail 407-740-0401 www.FirstColonyBank.netYour Real Hometown BankOn Hwy 17-92 in MaitlandMember FDIC Winter Park Recovery CenterComprehensive Drug & Alcohol Treatment Sinclair Method of Alcohol Extinction Subutex/Suboxone For Opioid AbuseSpring Special 10% Off All Protocols2056 Aloma Ave, Suite 100, Winter Park, FL 32792 www.WinterParkRecoveryCenter.com 407-629-0413 www.wpmobserver.com/enewsPHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVER A new health center opened to help reverse an alarming trend in Eatonville.

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Page 2 | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer HEALTH | Staggering health statistics prompted Eatonville to push for health programs to combat trendSUNRAIL | Big first month brought bump in Winter Park retailCentral Florida found stagger ing numbers in the small Central Florida town: 24 percent of the population had diabetes, 46 percent had been diagnosed with high blood pressure and two-thirds of Eatonville residents were overweight or obese. A dangerous issue that Healthy Central Florida had noticed earlier was far worse than they had expected. The communitys dire need for a healthy change made the centers grand opening this week all the more reason to celebrate. Dozens of residents gathered outside the new building, waiting and start getting healthy. Eatonville, we are on the move, Eatonville Mayor Bruce Mount said before a cheering audience. Neighboring cities and more than 20 organizations came together to make Healthy Eaton ville Place possible, joining forces to construct the building and provide health services. Were all working together and were all working hard to make all of our cities healthier in any way we can, Maitland Mayor Howard Schieferdecker said. You just couldnt believe how bad that was and everybody just jumped on it. They just saw the Healthy cooking classes at the new facility involve an eightweek series where residents are given recipe cards for healthy meals. The students learn to cook each dish in class and receive ingredients to take home so they can try it on their own. The cooking goes hand-inhand with the centers diabetes education program, which focuses on survival skills, nutrition, exercise and medications. All the services at Healthy Eatonville Place were requested by a board of current and former Eatonville residents, talking back-and-forth with Healthy Central Florida about what their community needed most. The center hopes to prevent diabetes through research as well. Blood tests along with questionnaires based on each patients lifestyle, line of work and eating habits will hope fully lead to more answers, said Dr. Richard Pratley of Florida Hospital. Answers explaining why the disease has grown to nearly triple the national average in Eatonville. Were hopeful that this infor mation might give us some clues about things that increase the risk in this community that we can then use to design programs, Pratley said. Its all about pre out why to address the how. I dont think that we can got diabetes, Mount said. Its called preventionYouve got to be early. But Healthy Eatonville Place isnt the only recent healthy addi tion to the town. A new gym was placed inside the local Hungerford Prep School last April, complete with treadmills, elliptical trainers and stationary bikes donated by the RDV Sportsplex. Jill Hamilton Buss, execu tive director of Healthy Central Florida, said that more help is to come in the town of Eatonville. Diabetes often ties in to other health prob lems involving vision, dental and podiatry, requiring attention of their own, she said. Somebody was here yesterday and said Are you going to have dental? Hamilton Buss said. It was something we had talked about, but he just kept talking about how much he was having trouble eating certain healthier foods with bad teeth. The community is really going to shape the next phases as they come in and get cared for and talk. Mount said that Eatonville wont stop pressing on toward its ultimate goal of health and This is going to be a big boost for the community, Mount said. Were striving to be the healthiest community in Amer ica. Eatonville residents can now register for programs and classes at Healthy Eatonville Place.free ridership, the restaurant was overrun by what I call train-ees, Schwartz said. It was amazing absolutely off the charts, drastic impact on our business. couple days were sketchy, but now were seeing a nice impact from it. You Need Art gallery manager Peggy Wilmot said she still ing through her store and much more consistently than before SunRail started. Expanding rides to weekends would help bring even more peo ple to the local shops and restau rants, Wilmot said. It all helps to make up for the slower summer months along Park Avenue. Part of the reason it is a lot slower down here in the summer is because a lot of local people leave for the summer, Wilmot said. Its way too hot to walk up and down the Avenue too much. Itll be interesting to see if some of the people from the De Bary and Sanford area would come down and shop during the summer. Cocina 214 owner Lambrine Macejewski projected the steady ue, thanks to its convenience and the citys wide variety of shop ping and dining choices. Its super nice, its easy and you dont have to deal with park ing anywhere, said Macejewski, who saw a 20 percent jump in rant. I dont know why people wouldnt use [SunRail]. Winter Parks ability to stand out among the other SunRail stops doesnt hurt either, said Winter Park Chamber President Patrick Chapin. Were fortunate in Winter Park because were a destina tion, Chapin said. Were abso lutely a destination for SunRail. CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE 1984 W. New Hampshire St., Orlando, Florida 32804Drop In or registration less than 48 hours in advance: $50 / day. Extended Care is $5 / day or $15 / week.Bring your own lunch and snacksCampers will participate in Gymanastics, Obstacle Courses, Rock Wall, Arts and Crafts, Games, and Batting Cages. Campers will participate in Gymanastics, Obstacle Courses, Rock Wall, Arts and Crafts, Games, and Batting Cages. Camp runs from 9:00 am 3:00 pm dailywith extended care options of 7:30 am 6:00 pm $150 for week $40 per day*Must register 3 days in advance 407-745-5661 www.Theorlandoathletics.com407-745-5661 www.Theorlandoathletics.com June 5, 6 June 9 13 June 16 20 June 23 27 July 7 11 July 14 18 July 21 25 July 28 1 Aug. 4 8 Aug. 11 15 Camp Dates: Were fortunate in Winter Park because were a destination. Learn more about Healthy Eatonville Place in person by stopping by 100 E. Kennedy Blvd. or online at healthycenPHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVERMerchants along Park Avenue said they expect the trend of higher revenues to continue. PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVERA sign at the center implores visitors to pledge to get healthier. FREE ESTATE PLANNING WORKSHOPIs your estate headed for Probate Court? Or, do you have the proper legal documents in place to avoid Probate? 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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Page 3 Maitland City TalkBY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR In the United States, a person or car is struck by a train every three hours. Two recent incidents involve SunRail trains striking a vehicular trailer and a car at rail road crossings in Longwood and Maitland. One driver sustained minor injuries. SunRail trains with two or three passenger cars weigh in at 530,000 and 654,000 pounds re spectively and can take as much as an entire half-mile to come to a full and complete stop. The av erage car, on the other hand, is a mere 3,500 pounds. Even though the speed limit for SunRail trains around crossings is 35 to 40 miles per hour, if a train and car were to come into contact, the ratio of a car to a train is proportional to that of a soda can to a car. Such in cidents will almost always have a devastating effect on the car. Given SunRails frequency and size of the trains in relation to cars, it is imperative that driv ers exercise caution and good judgment near all railroad cross ings. Operation Lifesaver recom mends motorists to: as texting. signage. crossing. crossing arms remain in their upright position or there is no train whistle. railroad crossing. Trains are fast er than cars. crossing arms as they descend from a vertical to a horizontal po sition. It takes trains only 20 sec onds to arrive at a crossing after the arms begin descending to a 90-degree position. there are multiple tracks. crossing if and only if the car can clear the crossing without stopping on the tracks. With the arrival of SunRail, more trains are rolling through Maitland and Central Florida than ever before. SunRail runs 34 times a day along the com muter-rail corridor, in addition to freight and Amtrak trains passing through Maitland daily. It is important that all automobile drivers and passengers arrive at their destination safely. Take the time to learn about safe practices when approaching train tracks. Be careful and drive safe ly! For more information about rail safety, please visit Operation Lifesavers website at http://oli. orgRail safety reminders FHMG-14-18399THE ZONE is a three-step, medically supervised and customized rapid weight loss system that provides the tools, technology and support proven to meet and maintain individual goals. Through changes in diet and exercise, supplements and injections, and other modication techniques, youll be swimsuit readyevery season.ENROLLING NOW!FREE consultation and body composition analysis (exp. 7/31/14)Refer a friend and get a week free! 407.200.2759 8701 Maitland Summit Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32810 (main oor of RDV Sportsplex) 407.200.2759 | www.MaitlandFamilyCare.com THE Z NE Hello, swimsuit seasonGet ready to meet your weight loss goals in FHMG-14-18399 MFC-The Zone Weight Loss Program Ad.indd 1 5/23/14 9:34 AM For more information call 407-659-5701 or visit www.TrustcoBank.com and apply today!Member FDICEQUAL HOUSINGLENDER RYour Home Town Bank TRUSTCO BANK Free Pre-Approvals No Application Fees**No Application Fee available for a limited time only. The value of the application fee is $299.00. Please Note: We reserve the right to alter or withdraw these products or certain features thereof without prior notification. rfnt nb bnn ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ALLISON OLSCVAY THE OBSERVERA train collided with a car that stopped on the tracks in Maitland a ticketable offense.

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Page 4 | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Thursday, June 5, 2014 PHONE: 407-563-7000 FAX: 407-563-7099 WPMOBSERVER.COMPUBLISHERTracy Craft407.515.2605TCraft@TurnstileMediaGroup.com MANAGING EDITORIsaac Babcock 407.563.7023IBabcock@TurnstileMediaGroup.comASSOCIATE EDITORSSarah Wilson 407.563.7026SWilson@TurnstileMediaGroup.comTim Freed 407.563.7054TFreed@TurnstileMediaGroup.comARTS EDITORJosh Garrick joshgarrick9@gmail.comDESIGNERTom Miller 407.563.7032TMiller@TurnstileMediaGroup.comSTAFF WRITERSBrittni Larson Megan Stokes Allison Olcsvay Kristy VickeryCOLUMNISTSChris JepsonJepson@MediAmerica.usLouis RoneyLRoney@cfl.rr.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. FarrellEXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT GENERAL MANAGERPatti Green VICE PRESIDENTJeff 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 JUNE 6 The Art & History Museums Maitland will host an opening reception for the exhibition Battleeld from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 6, featuring musical performances by the Performing Arts of Maitland. Running from June 6 through Aug. 10, the exhibition explores relation ships in the context of war and features artwork by Andr Smith, Kevin Haran, Steven Gregory and Ellen Susan. Visit ar tandhistory.org for more information. Join the Ladies Art Lounge on Friday, June 6, at 6 p.m. for an evening of friend ship and creativity. In this class students will learn a fun and exciting technique to add texture and photographic processes into a mixed media masterpiece. Ladies Art Lounge is designed for women who want an evening out with friends where they can talk, have a glass of wine, and learn something new in a casual and fun atmosphere. Admission is $20 for A&H members an $25 for not-yet members. A cash wine bar is available. Outside al cohol is not permitted. Pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, visit artandhistory.org/ladiesart-loungeJUNE 7Enzian Theater is proud to present A Mothers Courage: Talking back to Autism starting at noon on Saturday, June 7. The lm is part of new series at the Enzian that bridges the gap between sci ence and art. Each lm will be preceded by a presentation from a notable expert from the world of science, technology, mathematics and medicine. The docu mentary by the Academy Award-nom inated director Fridrik Thor Fridriksson and narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet follows the story of Margret, a mother who has done every thing in her power to help her autistic son, Keli. Even if Margret holds no unrealistic expectations for Keli, she has the quenchless thirst for knowledge about the mysterious and complex condition that autism undeniably is. Along the way, Margret meets other families and hears their unique stories about how they too have been touched by autism.JUNE 12The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Park Avenue Merchants Association invite you to experience the charm of Park Avenue at the Summer Sip, Shop & Stroll from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 12. Spend the evening on a unique wine walk and stroll to your favorite Park Av enue area shops and restaurants. Discover new merchants, check out the latest fashions, gift ideas, seasonal menu items and enjoy wine and hors doeuvres along the way. Attendees will receive their wine glass and passport at check-in. Guests must check in by 7 p.m. Must be 21 or older to attend. Please sip responsibly. Event is rain or shine, no refunds. For more information, call the Winter Park Chamber at 407-644-8281.JUNE 13The Art & History Musuems Maitland and the Performing Arts of Maitland will host the Summer Concert in the Gar -JUNE 6Tastefully Goldenrod, presented by the Goldenrod Chamber of Commerce, is coming back to town June 6 offering food, drinks and a festive atmosphere all built around a charity auction. Its from 6 to 9 p.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Social Hall, located a 5300 Old Howell Branch Road in Winter Park. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children age 10 and younger. Visit goldenrodhistoricalsociety. com or call 407-677-5980 for more in formation.JUNE 7The Maitland Library 5K runs from 8 a.m. to noon at Quinn Strong Park on Saturday, June 7. Contact the Maitland Public Li brary at 407-647-7700 for more informa tion.JUNE 8The Art & History Museums Maitland will host a Civil War Picnic from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 8 on the lawn of the Waterhouse Residence Museum. Visit artandhistory.org for more information.Enjoy a day of fun by the pool at the Or lando JCCs Summer Sundays : Summer Splash from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their Maitland campus on Sunday, June 8. The JCC will supply lunch, music and themed swim games for the whole family. Theres no cost for JCC members and its $5 for non-members. For more information, contact Jackie Ravinoff at JackieR@or landojcc.org or by calling 407-645-5933.JUNE 12On Thursday, June 12, at 8 p.m. come out for Popcorn Flicks in the Park fea turing a childhood favorite Toy Story. Popcorn Flicks, a popular lm series that features classic lms for the whole family, is presented by Winter Park Community Redevelopment Agency and produced by Enzian Theater. Moviegoers can bring blanket and a picnic or snacks to downtown Central Park while enjoying a great movie in the park with family and friends. Plus, there is free popcorn for everyone! Rain date will be Thursday, June 26. For more information, please call 407-6290054 or visit enzian.org/lm/popcorn_ icksCommunity Bulletin Police promotions The Maitland Police Department held its largest promotion ceremony in recent years on June 2. The ofcers promoted to sergeant were: Taylor Stitt, Matthew Rowe and Ray Link. The sergeants promoted to lieutenant were: Chris Ohalek, Brian Diller, Louis Grindle and Hayden Bo nas. Promoted from lieutenant to captain is Dawn DAmbrosio. With the promotion, DAmbrosio is the highest-ranking female in the departments history and its rst female captain.A night of fundsThe 18th annual Starry, Starry Night fun draiser for Rollins College Hamilton Holt School was held on Friday, April 11, bring ing in more than $162,000. The proceeds will be used for scholar ships for adult and non-traditional students attending the school. Classic cars outside the Alfond Gymnasium greeted the events 500 guests on the Rollins campus. Funds were raised through si lent and live auctions of exotic trips and artwork. den from 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday, June 13. The concert will be held on the second Friday of each month from May through September at the Maitland Art Centers Main Garden. This Summer Concert in the Garden event features musical entertain ment by Eugene Snowden & Friends and a reading by poet Stacy Barton. Admis sion to the concert series is a suggested donation of $5.ONGOINGFriday Nights at the Morse continues from 4 to 8 p.m. every Friday for free. The Museum features a schedule of live music, art demonstrations, and special tours on selected evenings. The Museum invites the public to take advantage of these free opportunities to see perma nent exhibitions as well as gallery up dates. Live music is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the second Friday night of the month. Its at 445 N. Park Ave. in Winter Park. Visit morsemuseum.org or call 407-645-5311. Come out to the Crosby YMCA in Winter Park every Thursday at 6 p.m. for ex ercise and advice at their eight-week Walk with a Doc program. Residents can get their health questions answered by Florida Hospital physicians and take a 30-minute walk to receive a prize. Contact the Crosby YMCA at 407-644-3606 or visit HealthyCentralFlorida.org Bring your mat and towel and join instruc tor Danita Medina for yoga class every Friday at 4:30 p.m. at the Maitland Public Library. All skill levels are welcome. For ages 18 and up. For more information, visit maitlandpubliclibrary.org

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Page 5June 9 City Commission meeting There will be a City Commis sion meeting Monday, June 9, at 3:30 p.m. in City Hall Commission Chambers located at 401 S. Park Ave. For the most up-to-date agenda, please visit cityofwinterpark. org under Whats New. Below are a few topics of interest:Mayors Report Park Police Pension Board DePugh Day at DePugh Nursing Center sec ond quarter 2014 Business Recog nition Award Consent Agenda 12, 2014. contracts and a formal solicitation (a complete listing can be found at cityofwinterpark.org/ccpackets)Public Hearings Investments Winter Park, LLC: First reading of the ordi nance amending the comprehen sive plan to change the Future Land Use Designation at 967 Cher okee Ave. First reading of the ordi ing map at 967 Cherokee Ave. First reading of the ordi nance vacating and abandoning portions of the public rights-ofway of Friends Avenue and Gal loway Drive. Advisors, LLC: First reading of the ordi nance amending the Compre hensive Plan on the 0.64 acres of vacant property at the northeast corner of Schultz and Michigan avenues. First reading of the ordi ing map on the 0.64 acres of vacant property at the northeast corner of Schultz and Michigan avenues. TGG, Ltd: First reading of the ordi nance amending the Comprehensive Plan to change the Future Land Use Map Designation at 298 and 313 W. New England Ave. First reading of the ordi ing map to change the existing zoning designations at 298 and 313 W. New England Ave. Park: First reading of the or dinance amending Chapter 58 Land Development Code, Ar ticle I Comprehensive Plan related to the Planned Development Future Land Use Designations. First reading of the ordi nance vacating and abandoning a portion of Loren Avenue within the Ravaudage Planned Development and Home Acres Subdivi sion area. issuance of Electric Refunding nance the purchase of tendered Electric Revenue Bonds, Series 2005A. sions full agenda on the home page of cityofwinterpark.org under Whats New. Remember, if you are unable to attend City Commission meet ings, you can watch them live, gavel-to-gavel, as they happen. During the meeting, simply log on to cityofwinterpark.org/cclive to business.CoffeeTalk featuring City Manager Randy KnightIf you have a latte beans to grind or simply want to espresso your thoughts, I will be holding son Thursday, June 5, at 8 a.m. at the Winter Park Welcome Center located at 151 W. Lyman Ave. CoffeeTalk is your opportunity to get your questions answered about anything city-related in a small, informal and casual setting. Please make plans to have a cup of conversation and great coffee courtesy of Palmanos Caf, Cof fee & Wine Bar. For more information, please call 407-599-3428.You can win a Kindle FireAnyone who participates in the Sustainability Action Plan Survey becomes eligible to win a Kindle Sustainability Action Plan Public Forum, scheduled Tuesday, June 24, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Winter Park Community Center, located at 721 W. New England Ave. (Participants must be present to win.) For more information, please call 407-599-3364 or visit cityofwinterpark.org/SAPStop tailgating before it stops YOU campaignNationally, rear-end collisions are the most frequently occur ring type of crash, accounting for approximately 29 percent of all crashes and resulting in a substan tial number of injuries, fatalities and property damage each year. Unfortunately, Central Florida is not exempt from this trend. Re that locally rear-end collisions are the leading type of crash, repre senting more than 33 percent of ing 2013, in the city of Winter Park alone, rear-end collisions caused more than $3 million in property damage and injury insurance claims. As shown by these collisions and studies conducted by Na ministration, one of the primary contributing factors in rear-end collisions are drivers following ve hicles at an unsafe distance, there decelerate in the event the vehicle they are following slows. In order to better address this is sue the Winter Park Police Depart ment, along with community and business partners, will be com mencing the Stop tailgating be fore it stops YOU campaign. The goal of this campaign is to reduce the number of rear-end collisions by means of educating drivers re garding safe driving practices and focusing targeted enforcement of violators at locations where collisions most frequently occur. For this reason, for the entire month of June, motorists can ex pect the Winter Park Police Department to actively seek out driv ers engaging in the dangerous act of tailgating. Stay connected with WPPD via Facebook.com/WinterParkPd and Twitter.com/wppdSummertime kickoff!Splash into summer catching rays by the pool! Join us for the city of Winter Park Community Centers seasonal opening, Satur day, June 7, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Winter Park Community Cen ter located at 721 W. New England Ave. Friends and family can enjoy an afternoon of swimming, music and dancing at this free event. Sign about the centers summer fun, or just come out to hang by the pool! For more info, call 407-599-3275 or visit cityofwinterpark.org/wpcc on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, watch us on Vimeo. Winter Park City TalkBY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER Stopping tailgating Experience the charm of Park Avenue on a summers eve while visiting local merchants. Discover the latest fashions, gift ideas and seasonal menus at participating locations. Plus, enjoy appetizer and beverage samples along the way. $25 | www.ExperienceParkAvenue.com | 407-644-8281 Summertime Sip, Shop & StrollThursday, June 12 | 5 8 p.m. | Park Avenue Florida Distributing Company AReyes Holdings Company Presented by: Supported by: Join the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce as it hosts its monthly breakfast program featuring Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh on Residential and Commercial Real Estate trends in Orange County Explore whats new on the award winning OCPA website and hear an overview of Orange County property values. Friday, June 13, 2014 7:45 a.m. Networking/ 8:15 a.m. Program WINTER PARK WELCOME CENTER 151 W. Lyman Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 A complimentary continental breakfast will be served. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (407) 644 8281 or visit www.winterpark.org.

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Page 6 | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer With summer in full swing, now is the time to perk up your closet with some summer must haves from the newly opened Versona Accessories at Winter Park Village. This fun, easy one-stop shop promises to offer everything to following the latest trends and offering ideas and suggestions from style experts in the store. With a wide variety of womens jewelry, handbags, shoes and casions! We recently spoke with store manager Tabitha to get the latest on in-store summer trends:Carnival of color Its Brazilian inspiration straight from the vibrant, bold, bright and beautiful colors of pink, orange and yellow print that is sure to stand out at any summer party. Soft touch, with Aztec in spiration Its no surprise that Aztec is the hottest trend. Combining neutrals with Aztec prints cre ates a bold but feminine look. Red, white and beautiful Create a vintage vibe with a patriotic palette of red, white nautical inspired necklaces, scarves and tote bags. Daisy, Daisy Day to night designs, featuring sum Chic black-and-white fashion combined with daisy accents for the look add a pop of color from variety of accessories. To get all of these summer trends and more be sure to visit Versona Accessories and other fashionable retailers at Winter Park Village.Giveaways galoreIf you havent been to the Summer fashion has arrived at WPV Please see FASHION on next page WPV Voice GET AFFORDABLE DENTAL INSURANCE FOR AS LITTLE AS Dental plans are offered by Florida Combined Life Insurance Company, Inc., an affiliate of Florida Blue. Florida Blue is a trade name of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida. These companies are Independent Licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. 81162 0514 floridabluecenters.comOrlando area 321-441-2020 Located in Winter Park Village 434 N. Orlando Avenue Winter Park, FL 32789 Visit a Florida Blue Center or call us to find the best dental plan for you! ENJOY YOUR NEW SMILE!Overall wellness starts with good dental health that helps prevent diseases.* Calculations based on $143.88 annual premium which must be paid in full at the time of enrollment. There is a one-time, non-refundable enrollment fee of $35. Premiums and enrollment fees may vary depending on location, see a representative for complete details. PHOTOS COURTESY OF WINTER PARK VILLAGEMore colorful fashions combined with patterns inspired by the ancient Aztecs set off the summer fashion season with a bang. ADVERTORIAL

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Page 7Winter Park Village Facebook page recently, now is the time to go! Starting on June 6, WPV will be asking our Facebook fans summer look is _______, be cause _______. One winner will be chosen on June 13. The winner will receive $50 gift card to Ver sona Accessories! Visit facebook. com/ShopWinterPark for more information and to enter your Did you know?Chase recently opened a new location in Winter Park Village offering its branch of the future to area customers. Designed to enhance the customer experi ence, the branch features an open concept for advice-focused conversations with bank experts in topics ranging from personal mortgages. The location also features three Express Banking Kiosks terminals that allow customers to complete many transactions, including making credit card payments and transfers between accounts, and offers the option to withdraw cash in almost any combination of bills. 407.571.2700 | www.ShopWinterParkVillage.net 407.571.2700 | www.ShopWinterParkVillage.net. Valet Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Orlando Visit Mercedes-Benz of Orlando at 810 N. Orlando Ave., Maitland, FL only two miles north of Winter Park Village on N. Orlando Ave. WINTER PARK VILLAGE ValetWPV_WPMobserver_8x10.indd 1 6/3/14 8:06 AM FASHION | CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGEPHOTOS COURTESY OF WINTER PARK VILLAGEVersona Accessories has taken summer fashions in an exotic direction inspired by bold Aztec and festive Brazilian designs. ADVERTORIAL

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Page 8 | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Lifestyles For Don Diebel Jr. becoming a medical doctor was not just a dream; it was a life calling. One his father says he had from an early age. He was one of those people that from the time he was this big, he said, pointing to a pic ture of 4-year-old Don on his of ed to be a doctor. He completed medical school at the University of South Florida and, much to his fathers delight, joined him in his Winter Park ofWe practiced together for reer, Diebel Sr. said. tice and each others respect. They did all their surgeries to gether and it looked like Diebel Jr. was off to a long and prosper ous career until June 2002. On June 8, Diebel Jr. his wife Karen and three young sons were on their way to a family vacation in Georgia when they came upon an accident on the Florida Turnpike. True to his physicians oath and his personal nature, he stopped to assist the accident victims. Diebel Jr. and Oviedo tempting to aid the victims when both good Samaritans were struck and killed by an out of control tractor trailer. The loss was devastating, but it was during the outpouring of support following his death that the Diebel family came to know the true extent of the younger Diebels commitment to his com munity and his profession. During his life, he made a habit of going to peoples homes to provide care for those who couldnt afford it simple things, like changing a wheelchairbound patients bandages, but surely they meant the world to those who ben generosity. He just al ways did for oth ers, Diebel Sr. said. In fact, he baby in Honduras on a medical mission trip. That spirit is what the Diebel Legacy Fund hopes to pass on to future genera tions of medical doctors in the coming years. -PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE DIEBEL LEGACY FUNDDr. Don Diebel Jr. earned a reputation as a good Samaritan doctor, traveling the globe. The legacy of the good Samaritan doctorALLISON OLCSVAY Observer staff LOCAL NEWS. BIG IMPACT.Subscribe now to keep up with the latest news unfolding in your community. WINNER OF10FLORIDAPRESS ASSOCIATIONAWARDS Visit WPMObserver.com/Subscribe or call 407.563.7013 to order today! Please see DIEBEL on next pageDoctors spirit lives on in new generation of med students

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Page 9ing his death, they were able to donate more than half a million dollars in funding to local orga nizations that fell in line with Diebel Jr.s professional health care interests including women, children and those who cannot afford medical care. In recent years, the fund has focused its ap proach on a twofold mission, trying to provide healthcare to folks who cant afford it along with helping to produce physicians who are like the younger Diebel was: the good Samaritan doctor. In order to do that, the Diebel Legacy Fund has partnered with the University of Central Floridas College of Medicine to provide opportunities for medical students to serve both their local and global communities as humanitarian physicians. The Knights Clinic at Grace Medical Home op erates twice a month providing acute care for uninsured patients. Here, medical students, under the supervision of licensed physicians, provide much needed care and gain valuable experi As part of their larger mission, the fund also contributes scholarships to students who wish to travel with the UCF College of Medicine on their annual medi cal mission trip to the Dominican Republic. During the weeklong trip, medical, nursing and pharmacology students care for more than 800 patients in six locations, treating everything from pediat ric to geriatric concerns. One of the conditions of the unteer at the Knights clinic or some other local medical mis sion. This is a valuable part of their training as doctors, said Dr. Judy Simms-Cendan, UCF College of Medicines director of international experiences. The students gain insight into caring for patients who are less fortunate, while serving their local community, before heading out to serve the global commu nity. Its incredibly important, even if this were a perfect world where everybody had fully pro vided health care, if you have a servants heart with a genuine desire to help others in need, you will be a better doctor for it, Simms-Cendan said. The students really feel that this helps round out their educa tion in areas that you dont just get out of a textbook or an anato my lesson, youre out there in the trenches, treating real people, Diebel Sr. said. We want to keep his memory alive as a role model to be this kind of person and physician.PHOTO COURTESY OF DIEBEL LEGACY FUNDDr. Diebels legacy is hoped to inspire a generation of doctors. Rooted & grounded in Jesus Christ. The Learning Tree is a Ministry of First Baptist Church of Winter ParkWe offer Full-Day Infant Care and Childcare Year-Round, Preschool Classes, Summer Camp, and much more! 1021 New York Avenue N., Winter Park, Florida 32789 Established in 1972 we are celebrating 41 years of service this year. 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 DIEBEL | Young doctor had traveled to remote regions to help the sick in poor nations before tragedy struck CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE rfntbfn JUNE SPECIAL START TODAY FOR $49 r rfrntffb tttt fnbb t ff nf ttt fn ftnnf ffn BEACH BODY CHALLENGE 6 WEEK PROGRAM

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Page 10 | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer June 6 A free doughnut is a sweet deal or glazed, Krispy Kreme is offering a free doughnut in honor of National Doughnut Day this Friday, June 6. A holiday originally established in 1938 by the Salvation Army to raise funds for people in need, on this Friday, Krispy Kreme is offering one free doughnut of any variety at Krispy Kreme locations, including 1031 S. Orlando Ave. in Winter Park; 4080 Millenia Blvd. in Orlando; and 5310 W. Irlo Bronson Highway in Kissimmee. Visit nationaldoughnutday2014. com June 6 New exhibits recognize 70th anniversary of D-Day Beginning June 6, Art & History Museums Maitland will devote its museums to exhibin a manner unique to each museums mission. Highlights tland Art Center); Veterans Remembered (at Maitland History Museum); Signal Corps Phones (at Telephone Museum); and Waterhouse at War (at Waterhouse Residence Museum). The exhibits debut on June 6 (the 70th anniversary of D-Day) beginning at 6 p.m. Visit artandhistory.org or call 407-5392181.June 6 Carlos Oviedo opens at Jai Gallery The beautiful Jai Gallery at 47 E. Robinson St. in downtown Orlando invites us to a sophisticated evening in celebration of Carlos Oviedos Icons a solo exhibit of 13 of his oil paintings on June 6, beginning at 7 p.m. Carlos Oviedo is a celebrated Mexican painter who works in the realist manner. His exhibit Icons shows off his remarkable technique while allowing famous faces to look back at us through layers of luxurious color. The opening is free, and the public is invited. Visit jaigal lery.net or call 407-921-0693.June 6 to 15 Valencia College Theater presents a dark comedyMartin McDonaghs darkly hilarious Irish comedy (is there any other kind?) The Cripple wood director on a remote Irish locals scheme and clamor for their once-in-a-lifetime chance at movie stardom, but its frail young Billy who has the biggest formances will be held in Valencia Colleges Black Box Theater at 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail in Orlando. Call 407-582-2900 or visit valenciacollege.edu/artsJune 6 to July 6 Hair at the Mad Cow Theatre The tradition-breaking musical from the s, Hair changed the face and other body parts of Broadway. With music as exuberant and Hair is about a group of young Americans searching for peace and love at the time of the Vietnam War. Featuring the songs Aquarius, Let the Sun Shine in, and Good Morn ing Starshine, its relevance is undeniable. Performances run June 6 to July 6 at the Mad Cow Theatre in Orlando. Call 407297-8788 or visit madcowtheatre. com June 7 Live from Orlando, its Science Night Live!Grown-ups get to take over the Orlando Science Center when its reserved strictly for adults at Science Night Live on June 7 beginning at 8 p.m. Adult-inspired programming includes a concert by the band TWITCHY, led by Florida Institute of Technology President Anthony Catanese and NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy captain Winston Scott; a laser light show in the CineDome; viewing planets in the Observatory; and conducting experiments in Dr. Dares Laboratory. Dress code is casual science nerd. Call 407514-2000 or visit osc.orgJune 7 Berkshire Choral Festival in Winter Park debut Choral works by two giants of opera the Stabat Mater by Rossini and the Messa di Gloria by Puccini will be per formed by the Berkshire Choral Festival under the baton of Dr. John Sinclair. The Bach Festival Orchestra will accompany the 100-voice Festival Chorus beginning at 7:30 p.m. on June 7. The concert will be held in the Knowles Chapel on the campus of Rollins College. Call 407-6462182 or visit choralfest.orgJune 8 The Waterhouse Ghost In a free, live event, William H. Waterhouse, who built his family home in Maitland in 1884, comes to life to tell his story from surviving the hor rors of a Confederate prison, to his journey to Florida to become a renowned citizen in Maitland. Mr. Waterhouse comes back to share his story, including his 36 years as a city councilman, helping create the city of Maitland. The Waterhouse Ghost takes place June 8 at 12:30 p.m. at 231 W. Packwood Ave. in Maitland. Call 407-539-2181 or visit artandhistory.org June 8 The Tony Awards on TVThe Tony Awards, honor ing theatre professionals for achievement on Broadway, gives the world a look at musical performances from the newest shows on Broadway and those moments that can only happen live with celebrity presenters. The American Theatre Wings 68th annual Tony Awards will be broadcast on CBS on June 8 beginning at 8 p.m. The multi-talented Hugh Jackman will host live. Visit tonyawards. com Josh Garrick Culture for your calendar Please see CULTURE on next page BERKSHIRE CHORAL FESTIVAL THE WATERHOUSE GHOST KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater IDAOne of the hits from the 2014 Florida Film Festival! Fri-Sat 4PM, 6:30, 9PM Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs 6:30, 9PM Tues 6:30Cult Classics: SIXTEEN CANDLESOnly $5! Tues 9:30PMPopcorn Flicks in the Park: TOY STORYFREE in Central Park! Thurs 8PM or SunsetFathers Day at Enzian featuring THE JERKDads get one FREE draught beer! (While supplies last) Sunday, June 15 at 1PMScience on Screen: A MOTHERS COURAGE: TALKING BACK TO AUTISMDr. Sigurdardottir, a child neurologist and autism specialist from Nemours Childrens Hospital, will explore autism, its etiology, and intervention from a scientic & personal standpoint Sat 12PM ICONS

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Page 11June 9 to 14 World Ballet Competition with All Stars of Dance Gala The World Ballet Competition founded here in Central Florida is held in Orlando each June. The Competition brings together an impressive array of international talent, all of which comes together on June 14 at 7:30 p.m. for a not-to-be-missed All Stars of Dance Gala. Held at the Bob Carr PAC, the audience is treated to brilliant perfor mances from visiting dance stars who share the spotlight with medal-winners from the weeklong competition. For Gala tickets, call 407-849-4669 or visit worldballetcompetition.comJune 10 to Aug. 8 Summer Tours: American Frames and PaintingsAs part of a series of Sum mer Tours at the Orlando Museum of Art, well see how frames make a difference in the way in which we see a work of art. The tour American Frames and Paintings will be offered Tuesdays to Fridays at the Museum. We are invited to explore landscape paintings while also learning framing trends, coming to understand why Thomas Cole believed, The frame is the soul of a painting. Call 407-896-4231, ext. 262.June 10 Snake Awareness Presentation at Central Florida Zoo Designed for everyone from homeowners to police the Central Florida Zoos Rep tile Department offers Snake Awareness to help people identify venomous and non-ven omous snakes. The presentation includes what to do (and what not to do) during an encounter and how to keep snakes out of your yard. Living in Florida, its important to separate fact from 10 beginning at 7 p.m. Registra tion is required. Call 407-323idazoo.orgJune 11, 18 and 25 Wiggin Out Wednesdays aka s Video Night Dude, if youre jonesin for that magical time when MTV actually showed the videos created by your favorite rock artists, each Wednesday night you can get your dose of MTV as The Abbey plays those totally tubular videos you know and love from the awesome s. Drink specials, give aways and special performances by local artists will make Wig gin Out Wednesdays the place to be this summer. The Abbey is at 100 S. Eola Drive in Orlando. Call 407-704-6103.June 12 Sip, Shop & Stroll on Park AvenueExperience the charm of Winter Parks Park Avenue at the Sip, Shop & Stroll, where you spend the evening explor ing Park Avenues shops and restaurants. Discover new shops, check out the fashions, gift ideas and menu items as you enjoy wine and hors doeuvres along the way from 5 to 8 p.m. Check-in at the corner of Park Avenue and Morse Boulevard on June 12 beginning at 5 p.m. Attendees receive a wine glass and passport at check-in. Call 407-644-8281 or email aringler@ winterpark.org June 13, 14 and 15 Tim Mooneys Shakespeares HistoriesFollowing sell-out perfor mances at Orlando Fringe, Tim Mooney presents all 10 of Shakespeares histories in one epic, one-man performance, capturing the history of Eng land from 1066 to 1533 in just one hour. Including the most brilliant speeches of Shakespeares plays, Shakespeares Histories reveals the genius of Shakespeares historical vision. Histories will be performed at Breakthrough Theatre on June 13 and 14 at 7 p.m., and June 15 at 3 p.m. Breakthrough Theatre is at 419A W. Fairbanks Ave. in Winter Park. Call 407-920-4034 for reservations.CULTURE | Want to see all the worlds best dancers in one place? Come to the World Ballet Competition CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE 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. WORLD BALLET COMPETITION Run to TrackShack.com Special entry fee for active and retired military service personnel $2 OFF Use Discount Code WPO2014

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Page 12 | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Opinions Chris Jepson PerspectivesLouis Roney Play On! King Features Weekly ServiceJune 2, 2014 EDITORIAL CARTOONS I believe the conversation has shifted. More and more Americans are considering the idea that mankind (our industrialization) contributes to global climate change. I actually understand, to a degree, resistance to the idea that human activity could planet. We are, after all, a relatively small, hairless creature that not too many thou sands of years ago was little more than tiger food. And, Earth, is GOLLY-GEE! An entire planet. That our air conditionSUVs and agriculture could possibly be our ruination, well, that is so improbable as to be impossible. Except, of course, it isnt. I never em braced the idea of describing the problem of climate change as global warming. Years ago, Id write about the planets ecology and Id sardonically suggest, Thank gawd for videotape cuz the day is coming when that is all we will have of recently extinct species. Birds, insects, animals, well be so glad to have videotape (digital today) of the beauty that once was. Years (decades) ago, amphibians started a worldwide decline. Youd read reports wondering whered the frogs go in the up per Midwest or in Peru? I know canaries in the coal mine is a hackneyed expresFor how we have arrived today a very sick Mother Earth we can attribute to agriculture, to the domestication and cultivation of plants. We, as a species, prior to the Agriculture Revolution, were huntergatherers and our population numbers were manageably small. Once plants fell under human control, the rest of the planet followed and weve arrived today with billions upon billions of human beings at the trough with another two billion to arrive this century. And they all want what we have: toaster ovens, cheap designer clothing, monstrous-sized homes (by world standards) with two air-conditioned cars to get to the mall for more stuff. No one can fault them. Ive been a Malthusian (see: Thomas Malthus) ever since I was introduced to his ideas in the 1960s. Were in a race to get human birth rates into some semblance of balance with Mother Earths ability to sustainably shoulder her human load. Ive asked before, if the U.S. population is at of progress describes it as good that our population balloons to half-a-billion citizens? Why is more humanity humane for the planet? It isnt from my value system. Author Malcolm Gladwell spoke of a Tipping Point; when an idea courses through a population and is abruptly embraced by a majority. Something different is happening (my anecdotal assessment). I talk about environmental issues all the time with friends, acquaintances and strangers. Consider Floridas treasured springs and what human development has spawned; diminished water degradation of the planet literally in our own backyard. What has changed is that pessimism and its kindred cousin, fatalism, have crept into the conversation about our ability to correct course, to change environmental direction in any real and meaningful way. Weve quickly moved from climate denial to, Well, that ship has sailed. Today, many apocalyptic TV shows and movies tap into a growing awareness that end times will be of our own creation. To the degree that hope remains that most quintessential of human of characteristics, well, that just may be the most endangered quality our descendants confront.Why is more humanity humane for the planet? 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 About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) A sign hangs on the wall in many voice studios wherever people who can sing try to teach people who cannot sing how to sing. The sign reads: Dont try to teach a pig to sing: It will only frustrate you, And annoy the pig. When people ask, How do I become a great singer? I offer something to this effect: First, be born with a great voice, be very musical and be a natural actor. Have a knack for languages and an excellent memory. Have a veritable compulsion to If my answer astonishes the questioner, I may add this, In my opinion, 90 percent of what it takes to make a great singer is God-given, inborn talent. Good singers have sung as far back as their memories can recall they were singing around the house as little kids. If their mother played the piano and had one in the living room, there was already music making in the home. And how important is a coach to a singer? My reply is, I think 90 from 100 leaves 10. The coach is 10 percent of the equation. The only problem is, if ones coaching is not excellent, the other 90 percent may never come to fruition. If the coach, he had better stick with him or her. The vagaries of learning to sing may cause with the coach, but changing coaches is doubly perilous: the singer must make the and a second right choice when he hooks up with another. As in marriage, people often divorce their mates and remarry old one. I think back through the years to my own education as a singer, after I got out of the Navy at the end of World War II. After two years of hard work, two people helped me to become good enough to make my debut as soloist with the New York Philharmonic in the leading role of Cavaradossi in Tosca. My mentors were: tenor Jussi Bjorling, who helped polish my vocal art; and Mae stro Renato Bellini, the legendary Italian coach who taught me 18 operas before he died. When I was 60, I had sung for many years in 11 countries and in four languages. I came back to my hometown of Winter hornist and singer, whom I had met when she sang a concert in New York. As a distinguished professor at the University of Central Florida where I taught for 24 years, I tastefully refrained from putting a pig sign on the wall of my stu dio. Did I ever have any pigs in my studio? Does the sun ever shine in Florida? The biggest drawback in American kids who want to be professional singers is that they want everything now! Lots of things must wait until a professional career is successfully launchedwhen one is men tally, physically and spiritually mature, Most American kids are not willing to things last singing-wise, that is. Thats why there are so many people in the audi ence and so few on the stage. In Switzerland and Germany I sang many performances of La Boheme, To sca, Cavalleria Rusticana, Pagliacci, ish soprano Montserrat Caball. Montser rat wrote, When a singer truly feels and experiences what the music is all about, the words will automatically ring true. Conductor Richard Byrd, whom I knew in Europe, said, Singing is such a wonderful thing that I wish all people could sing. The only thing better than singing, is more singing, said Ella Fitzgerald. Singing has always seemed to me to be the perfect means of expression it is so spontaneous. Since I cannot sing, I paint, said artist Georgia OKeeffe.Porcellian vocalism

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Page 13 Saturday, June 7th: 5900 Country Road 476, Bushnell, FL 33513 4 BR | 3 BA | 2,792 SF | $559,000 This property has it all custom built 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom luxurious home situated on 10 acres. Filled with up grades and top of the line craftsmanship including wood flooring, vaulted ceilings, crown molding, plantation shutters, and built in cabinetry. Enter through custom 12 foot doors into the spacious family room, which opens up onto the resortlike heated salt water pool and spa. The kitchen is fit for the finest of chefs with top of the line Thermador appliances, 3 ovens, 6-top gas range, granite counter tops, custom wood cabinets, island and breakfast bar, a large walk-in pantry with built in floor to ceiling shelving this list could go on and on! The spacious mas ter bedroom features tray ceilings, two walk-in closets, and an on suit master bathroom with granite countertops, dual sinks, and a jetted walk in shower. An oversized two-car garage with built in cabinets provides ample space for a workbench, cars, and separate garage door for your all-terrain vehicles per fect for the outdoor enthusiast. Step out side and you are surrounded by 10 acres of clear and level farmland ideal for hors es or livestock. Property is protected by personal code/remote controlled gated entrance and is completely surrounded by well-maintained fencing. This home is a rare find and an absolute must see! Hosted by: Lauren Fritch with Kelly Price & Company from 2-4 PM 2700 Phillips Park Court, Winter Park, FL 32789 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,658 SF | $850,000 Fabulous pool home in a great Winter Park location, just minutes to Park Av enue! This home has it all beautiful cul-de-sac lot, fantastic and flexible floorplan and sparkling screened-in pool! This traditional four bedroom, three and one-half bath home plus 2 bonus flex spaces boasts over 3,600 square feet of living space. Formal living and dining rooms welcome you with warm wood floors, plantation shutters and crown molding. Open kitchen/family room/ breakfast nook all overlook the sunny screened pool and patio. Great kitchen features granite countertops, stainless steel appliances including built-in double ovens, wrap around breakfast bar and island with cooktop. The family room offers a wood burning fireplace and built-in entertainment center. Spacious master bedroom allows plenty of room for a sitting area, with sliding doors that lead to the pool. Master bathroom has a double vanity, soaking tub and separate shower. Three additional bedrooms plus the two bonus rooms/ flex spaces are located upstairs. Plenty of space for a media room, playroom, game room, the possibilities are endless! Last but not least is the relaxing outdoor space with a large covered patio and pool, all un der screen. Fenced lot and landscaping provides an air of privacy. Great Winter Park schools! SUNDAY 12-3BALDWIN PARK BEAUTY 2015 Meeting Place, Orlando 3BD/3.5BA, 2,320SF. Spectacular town home with tremendous upgrades through out! Antique-style hickory wood floors throughout the living areas. Gorgeous kitchen with island breakfast bar, granite counters and ss appliances, including 2 wine refrigerators and warming drawer. Spacious bedrooms each with custom closets. Great storage. Wonderful balcony and porch overlook Corrine Commons Park. Two-car garage. $475,000 OPEN HOUSESUNDAY 1-4WELL MAINTAINED RANCH HOME 4980 Tangerine Avenue, Winter Park 4BD/2BA, 1,763SF. What a great layout! All the bedrooms are very spacious. For mal living room and dining room. Nice kitchen overlooking the large tiled family room, which leads to the expansive Florida room. Enjoy outdoor living in the large private landscaped backyard with 2 fruit trees. Super location ,close to restaurant shopping, major roads and bus line. Great Winter Park Schools. $179,900SUNDAY 2-5NEW CONSTRUCTION IN WP 1840 Bryan Avenue, Winter Park 4BD/3.5BA, 3,461SF. Vaulted ceilings in entry and family room add to the light bright feeling of home. Upgraded fea tures include distressed hickory wood floor throughout first floor, crown molding, French doors, 8ft solid core doors, double pane windows, surround sound, solid wood cabinets in kitchen and exotic gran ite. Granite in all baths and laundry room. Expansive master bedroom and master bath. $799,000 OBSERVER Open Houses THE MMARKEt T PLAc C E King Features Weekly ServiceJune 2, 2014 Hosted by: Erica Sears with Kelly Price & Company from 2-4 PM 1459 Lake Baldwin Lane, Orlando, FL 32814 Work/Live | 3,259 SF | $464,900 Currently the only available Work/Live unit available in Baldwin Park! Fantastic opportunity to own this all-in-one office, townhome, and guest apartment. Ground floor office has great street presence, conveniently located to Baldwin Parks downtown center with shops and dining, and comes complete with recep tion area, half bath, and three private offices. Two-story, three bedroom, two and one-half-bath townhome with up dated kitchen, including stainless steel appliances, an open floor plan, and mas ter bedroom with en suite. Above the attached two-car garage is a charming guest suite that could be used as an in come-producing rental, as it comes with its own full kitchen, living room, sizeable one-bedroom with large walk-in closet, and full bath. Hosted by: Liz Jones with Kelly Price & Company from 2-4 PM Sunday, June 8th: 2801 Middlesex Road, Orlando, FL 32803 3 BR | 2 BA | 2,220 SF | $449,000 Desirable Rose Isle home! Fabulous house with great floorplan, spacious back yard, large screened porch, and beautiful setting with lake views of Lake Estelle. Truly a diamond in the rough. This is a great opportunity to buy and renovate in one of the areas most sought-after neighborhoods. House fea tures a large foyer, spacious living room, family room, two fireplaces, formal dining room, eat-in kitchen, plus bonus room adjacent to porch that is perfect for a hot tub, exercise room, or perhaps a future pool cabana room. Hosted by: Mary Ann Steltenkamp with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1400 Place Picardy, Winter Park, FL 32789 5 BR | 5.5 BA | 4,411 SF | $1,595,000 This gorgeous home is overflowing with charm, nestled among towering oaks in quaint Winter Park. Highlights include shuttered doors to slate and wood floors to detailed moldings and ceilings. The living room has wood ceiling details, wall sconces and overlooks the front porch. At the heart of the house is the gourmet kitchen with marble counter tops, an island work area, glass front cabinetry, gas stove and griddle, stainless steel appliances and large eat-in area. Includes fireplace, warm wood flooring and cus tom built-ins, wet bar with wine cooler. Hosted by: Audra Wilks with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 2700 Phillips Park Court, Winter Park, FL 32789 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,658 SF | $850,000 Fabulous pool home in a great Winter Park location, just minutes to Park Av enue! This home has it all beautiful cul-de-sac lot, fantastic and flexible floorplan and sparkling screened-in pool! This traditional four bedroom, three and one-half bath home plus 2 bonus flex spaces boasts over 3,600 square feet of living space. Formal living and dining rooms welcome you with warm wood floors, plantation shutters and crown molding. Open kitchen/family room/ breakfast nook all overlook the sunny screened pool and patio. Great kitchen features granite countertops, stainless steel appliances including built-in double ovens, wrap around breakfast bar and island with cooktop. The family room offers a wood burning fireplace and builtin entertainment center. Spacious master bedroom allows plenty of room for a sit ting area, with sliding doors that lead to the pool. Master bathroom has a double vanity, soaking tub and separate shower. Three additional bedrooms plus the two bonus rooms/ flex spaces are located upstairs. Plenty of space for a media room, playroom, game room, the possi bilities are endless! Last but not least is the relaxing outdoor space with a large covered patio and pool, all under screen. Fenced lot and landscaping provides an air of privacy. Great Winter Park schools! Hosted by: JJ Mackle with Kelly Price & Company from 2-4 PM 1077 N. Pennsylvania Place, Winter Park, FL 32789 4 BR | 4 BA | 4,855 SF | $995,000 Stunning four bedroom (plus an office) home with more than 3,400 square feet of exceptional living space in Pennsylvania Place. Gorgeous real hardwood floors throughout. High ceilings and crown moldings. Formal living room with fireplace and formal dining room-both have generous sunlight. Large office on the first floor. Gourmet kitchen with beauti ful wood cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, large walk in pantry and gas cook top. Eat in area with lots of sunny windows. The downstairs master suite is spectacular with lovely green space views, his and her walk in closets, large master bath with separate shower and tub. The upstairs has three bedroom suites, two full baths, large storage room and a bonus area with an outdoor covered balcony. Pennsylvania Place is wonderful neighborhood with a quiet park, sidewalks and rear entry ga rages. Walk to Park Avenue, the Winter Park Golf Course, and the Winter Park Village. Hosted by: Tiffany Prewitt Grindstaff with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 149 Chelton Circle, Winter Park, FL 32789 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 4,511 SF | $1,500,000 Exquisite, classic Mediterranean home on a quiet brick street in desirable Win ter Park. This stunning four bedroom, three bath home sits high overlooking charming Lake Chelton. Home features formal living and dining areas, an updated kitchen with Mexican tile, granite countertops, built-in appliances, gas range, a spacious breakfast nook, and a bright sunroom with panoramic lake views. Upstairs offers a master retreat and bath with large walk-in shower, Ja cuzzi tub, marble vanity with dual sinks, and a walkout balcony. Three additional bedrooms, two full baths, two half baths, and two fireplaces complete the homes interior. Home has detached two car garage with covered walkway and an unfinished second floor that could be transformed into a guest apartment with full bath. Sale is As-Is. Dining room chandelier does not convey. Hosted by: Rhonda Chesmore with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1443 Place Vendome, Winter Park, FL 32789 4 BR | 4.5 BA | 3,641 SF | $849,000 The moment you walk in this newer home you will be impressed by the open floor plan, natural light, gorgeous hardwood flooring, impeccable granite counter tops and top-of-the-line stain less steel gas appliances. Wonderfully appointed in every way, this traditional pool home boasts four bedrooms, four and one half baths PLUS an office/guest bedroom with full bath. Light and bright living room with fireplace, built-ins and French doors. Dream kitchen with granite counters, breakfast bar, cooking island, double built-in oven and pan try all overlooking the breakfast nook. Oversized family room features lots of space to spread out. The downstairs master suite offers a large walk in closet, custom built shower with body spray ers, separate jetted tub and his and her vanities. Three additional bedrooms are located on the second floor. Enjoy the gas fireplace outside on the screened covered patio while grilling in the fully equipped summer kitchen. Sparkling pool and spa surrounded by a pavered patio and a detached two-car garage. Additional features include: crown molding throughout, oversized corner lot, fenced yard, lots of closets for added storage and great Winter Park schools. Hosted by: Lori Godbold with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 2149 Redmark Lane, Winter Garden, FL 34787 5 BR | 3.5 BA | 4,260 SF | $450,000 Recently built in 2011 this beautiful 3,290 square foot two-story Carriage Point home is located convenient to everything in a quiet, gated community. The residence boasts five bedrooms, three and a half baths with an office, mudroom and upstairs loft. A welcoming foyer greets your guest with immaculate wood flooring as far as the eye can see. Through french doors to the left there is a generously sized private office with an incredible amount of natural light. Across the foyer from the office is a spacious mudroom/craft room with luxury high end flooring and build in cabinetry with solid surface counter tops. A private formal dining room is available for the homeowner who loves to entertain. The kitchen with eat-in area and family room are an open to each other, providing a functional and spacious family gathering space. The kitchen has well-appointed features including maple cabinets, Silestone quartz countertops, tile back splash, closet pantry, center Island, and stainless steel appliances. The luxurious owners suite completes the downstairs 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 offering with his and hers walk-in clos ets, garden tub, and a custom shower enclosure. The stairs lead you to a com fortable loft area nestled among four charming bedrooms and two bathrooms. Outdoor living in this home will not dis appoint, there is a covered lanai with pavers and a built in fire pit. The back yard retreat lines a pristine green space offering privacy and a nice view. Con tinue your outdoor enjoyment with com munity amenities including tennis courts and a tot lot. The home is conveniently located near local shopping and dining with ease for navigating around Orlando as it is within close proximity to SR408, SR429 and the Florida Turnpike. Hosted by: Christy Knox with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1302 Azalea Lane, Maitland, FL 32751 6 BR | 6.5 BA | 7,000 SF | $3,500,000 A beautiful six bedroom estate nestled on Lake Maitland the largest of the Winter Park Chain-of-Lakes.Architectural details include extensive crown moldings, volume tray and coffered ceilings, two staircases, gorgeous travertine floors, and numerous French doors and large windows for breath-taking lake views. Entertaining is easy with the spa cious kitchen which overlooks the family room with fireplace, formal living and dining rooms, and a fabulous lanai over looking the Infinity-edge pool and lake. The summer kitchen if fully equipped and has a wood-burning pizza oven! The private master suite offersa luxurious master bath and two walk-in closets. Enjoy family time in the state-of-the-art theater room and the wonderful bonus room. This is Florida lakefront living at its very best! Hosted by: Kelly L. Price with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1433 Chapman Circle, Maitland, FL 32751 3 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,170 SF | $835,000 Sophisticated masterpiece in prestigious Windsong! Custom designed and built with the highest standards, this archi tecture showpiece exudes elegance in every detail. Grand, solid mahogany doors and oculus windows draw you into the homes formal entry where guests are greeted by a circular, iron staircase. Travertine and Indonesian wood flooring guide you through the homes exquisite European interior. French doors and oversized windows open off the lavish Great Room and allow for tranquil views of the Charleston-style courtyard and gardens, complete with stone columns and wood trellis. Columned archways, twelve foot ceilings, and a stately gas fireplace create a palatial ambience per fect for entertaining. Retreat upstairs via the homes hydraulic elevator and find solitude in the library or comfort in one of the three oversized bedrooms. This home pairs indoor and outdoor living into perfect harmony. Extensive upgrades, including wood shutters, crown mold ing, and insulated aluminum clad doors and windows create a high quality, low maintenance, and energy efficient home. Enjoy all the amenities Windsong has to offer from the community parks and playgrounds, to the Winter Park Chain of Lakes access and more all while taking advantage of the close proxim ity to downtown Winter Parks famed boutiques and restaurants and Baldwin Parks thriving downtown center. Hosted by: Lauren Fritch with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM

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Page 14 | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer NEW PRICE 1610 Chippewa Trail, Maitland5BD/3BA, 3,894SF. Southern traditional 3-story Dommerich Estates pool home with two fireplaces, crown molding, plan tation shutters and more. Large kitchen features built-in desk and island with eat-in area. Florida room is wrapped in windows and built-ins. Master suite offers hardwood floors, fireplace and Jacuzzi tub. Deeded lake access to Lake Minnehaha. $699,000 ZONED FOR WP SCHOOLS 801 Halifax Avenue, Winter Park 3BD/3BA, 2,458SF. Spacious and brightly lit home with split floor plan. Updates include granite in the kitchen and bath, porcelain tile floors in the main living areas, updated lighting fixtures. Large entertainment-ready kitchen and dinette area opens to a huge family room. An addi tional bonus room is the perfect flex space for an office, game room or kids retreat. $349,900 BEAUTIFUL LANCASTER PARK 1128 Woodland Street, Orlando 4BD/3BA, 2,936SF Beautiful 1937 home on a spacious cor ner lot in Orlandos prestigous Lancaster Park neighborhood. Beautiful wood floors, crown molding a large living room with fireplace, classic dining room, a spacious detached mother-in-law suite, a large workshop. The kitchen offers solid wood cabinets, granite counters & stainless ap pliances, and the baths have been beauti fully remodeled & updated. $639,000 2 STORY BALDWIN PARK HOME 4121 Haws Lane, Orlando 3BD/2.5BA, 2,728SF Hardwood flooring downstairs and on the stairs, carpet upstairs. Downstairs has a beautiful designer kitchen overlook ing family room, plus dining-room, office, breakfast nook, and another room that is used for a childrens play room off the kitchen. Upstairs is the large master bed room, 2 other bedrooms plus a large flex room. This home has so many builder up grades that it is a must see. NEW LISTING FORMER MODEL HOME Orlando, 32814 4BD/3.5BA, 2,733SF Gorgeous former model home in the heart of Baldwin Park, only one block from the highly desirable town center. One of the most sought after floor plans (Milan) that includes an in-law apartment. Perfectly sit uated on a cul-de-sac. Downstairs master suite includes walk-in closet, separate shower and garden tub. $579,000 ANNOUNCEMENTSAre you pregnant?A childless loving married couple seeks to adopt. Will be hand on mom/dad. Fi nancial security. Expenses paid. Dawn & Domenick 1(855)985-4592. Adam Sklar #0150789Bankruptcy Auction: 10950 N Kendall Dr, 2nd Fl, Miami, Fl 33176 Office Furniture & Equipment/Cu bicles, Computers/Laptops/Phone Sys tem & more! www.moeckerauctions.com (800) 840-BIDS 13%-15%BP (3% cash discount), $100 ref. cash dep/Subj to confirm. Case No.: 14-18517-LM AB1098/AU-3219, Eric Rubin ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Things that usually come easily and quickly for the Aries Lamb might need more of your time and attention during the next several days. Try to be patient as you work things out. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) A changing situation can create some complications. But if you apply that sensible Bovine mind to what seems to be a hopeless tangle of confusion, youll soon sort things out. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Creat ing a new look for your surroundings is fun. Expect to hear mostly positive comments on your efforts, as well as some well-intended suggestions you might want to note. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Maybe youd rather do anything else than what youre stuck with right now. But if you stop complaining, you might see how this could lead to some thing with real potential. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Even a proud Leo ultimately recovers from hurt feelings. 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June 22, 1611, after spending a winter trapped by ice in present-day Hudson Bay in Canada, the starving crew of the Discovery mutinies against its captain, English navigator Henry Hudson, and sets him, his teenage son, and seven supporters adrift in a small, open boat. Hudson and the others were never seen again. June 20, 1782, Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States. The front of the seal depicts a bald eagle clutching an olive branch in its right talon and arrows in its left. The eagles beak clutches a banner inscribed, E pluribus unum, a Latin phrase mean ing Out of Many One. June 17, 1885, The Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States, arrives in New York City in more than 200 packing cases. The last rivet of the disassembled monument was fitted on Oct. 28, 1886. 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King Features Weekly ServiceJune 2, 2014 King Features Weekly ServiceJune 2, 2014 King Features Weekly ServiceJune 2, 2014 THE MMARKEt T PLAc C E 1508 Lake Shore Drive, Orlando, FL 32803 sold by Mary Ann Steltenkamp with Kelly Price & Company OBSERVER Just Sold Homes Meg Dolan 910 Carver Street, WP $70,875. 05/21/2014 MaryStuart Day/Megan Cross 5279 Baskin St, Orlando $448,000. 05/27/2014 Melissa Woodman 1505 Leopard Ct, Apopka $185,000. 05/27/2014 Kelly Maloney 200 W Sweetwater Creek, Lgnwd $352,000. 05/28/2014 Cathy Richey 1621 Oakhurst Ave, WP $835,000. 05/28/2014 King Features Weekly ServiceJune 2, 2014 1008 Anchorage Court, Winter Park, FL 32789 sold by Pamela Ryan with Kelly Price & Company 1540 Palm Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 listed by Tiffany Prewitt Grind staff and sold by Jenni Sloan, both with Kelly Price & Company 1150 Carmel Circle #303, Cassel berry, FL 32707 sold by Padgett McCormick with Kelly Price & Company 2054 Meadow Pond Way, Orlando, FL 32824 sold by Sherri Dyer with Kelly Price & Company 6160 Plymouth Sorrento Road, Apopka, FL 32712 sold by Pamela Ryan with Kelly Price & Company 1550 Chestnut Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 sold by Jennifer King with Kelly Price & Company Jeffrey and Barbara Friedman 10214 Cypress Trail Dr, Orlando $184,900. 05/27/2014 Judy Davis 4040 Oak Street, Orlando $425,000. 05/28/2014 Cindy Kuykendall 1421 Norfolk Ave, WP $220,000. 05/29/2014 Jerry 421 Arapaho Trail, Maitland $285,000. 05/29/2014 LauraLyn Lane LauraLyn Lane 6213 Virginia Anne Ln, Mt Dora $100,000. 05/23/2014 Meg Dolan 10656 Belfry Circle, Or lando $269,910. 05/29/2014 Cindy Kuykendall 821 Ellwood Ave, Or lando $465,000. 05/30/2014 Elizabeth Manno 1461 Hibiscus Ave, WP $700,000. 05/30/2014 Bagby Team 1000 W Lake Adair, Or lando $1,600,000. 05/30/2014 MaryStuart Day/Megan Cross 805 McIntyre Ave., Winter Park $375,000. 06/02/2014 EDUCATIONAIRLINE JOBS Start Here Get trained as FAA certified Aviation Technician. 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A SUPPLEMENT OF THE WINTER PARK-MAITLAND OBSERVER AND SEMINOLE VOICE JUNE 2014 A study conducted by the Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Lake Bald win says that even after the new, larger Lake Nona-based VA Medical Center opens, the growing veteran population in Central Florida will require at least 300,000 more square feet of space for medical ser vices the same size as the OVAMC thats in danger of closing. We know that theres go ing to be an increased need from patients in the next few years; were going to actually increase the amount of patients we see in Central Florida, said Heather Frebe, public partment of Veterans Affairs. Well need additional people to serve the veterans and well need additional space to pro vide that care. The $665 million, 1.2 million-square-foot OVAMC in Lake Nona is set to open treat any veteran patients until have moved their domiciliary and community living center, which provide veterans with long-term care and housing, to Lake Nona already. The Lake Baldwin location, which sees 100,000 veterans a year, currently offers nearly all the medical services a veteran would need, except in-patient hospitalization, which they outsource to area hospitals. The Lake Nona center has a hospital on campus, and when it broke ground in 2008, plan ners thought that it would have the capacity to care for all the local veterans. Once that opens and starts taking patients, the Lake Baldwin center may close. But the study, which has been in the works for more than a year, found that Lake Nona isnt large enough. They would need an additional 300,000 to 400,000 square feet of space to provide medical services for the projected num -Fight continues to keep VA care close to home PHOTOS BY TIM FREED CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIORThe Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Lake Baldwin could close later this year. Winter Pa rk's Distinctive Retirement Community A rise in veterans in Central Florida could force the new Lake Nona VA Medical Center over capacity before it even opensBRITTNI LARSON Central Florida Senior Please see VETERANS on page 6

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Page 2 Life is easier with Home Care Services We have the Skill to Heal. The Spirit to Care. Transitional Care Program Philips Personal Medication Dispenser Philips Lifeline Call today to schedule Private Duty Services (407) 691-8206 P h i l i p s P e r s o n a l M e d i c a t i o n D i s p e n s e r The Personal Medication Dispenser assists with medication management Medications are reviewed and pre-filled by a registered nurse, preventing overor undermedication that could lead to a costly re-hospitalization. Hundreds, perhaps thou military veterans who have been convicted of crimes and served their time in prison have been deported, despite since childhood. They are dumped in the country of their birth a country they may have no memory of, where a language they may not understand is spoken. What kept those service American citizenship when after getting a green card? One theme stands out: Many were told by recruiters and at boot camp that was automatic when they were honorably discharged from the military. Others came back from service overseas in no shape physically or mentally to deal with bureaucracy. Where do we draw the line with deporting veterans? Immi grant lawbreakers who are not veterans are routinely deported for serious crimes. ting your life on the line for this country count for any thing after you pay your debt you do your time and you go free. And what of the crimes these deportee veterans com to distinguish between non violent and violent crimes? Felonies can include any number of crimes, some more misdemeanors can be inter preted as aggravated felonies when it comes to immigration and deportation. ed veterans cant come back until theyre dead. If they were discharged under honor able conditions, they qualify for burial in a veterans cem etery and the government will kick in $300 to have the body returned. Additionally, veter but they cant get here to claim them. To learn more, go online and research veterans de ported. Look up immigration retired military police lieuten ant colonel, and read some of the stories she tells. Freddy Groves regrets that he cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incorporate them into his column whenever possible. Send email to columnreply2@gmail.com. 2014 King Features Synd., Inc.Deported veterans face unfair penalties PHOTO COURTESY OF STOCK.XCHNG Foreign-born U.S. vets who are deported after crime convictions can only come back after death for burial.

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Page 6 ber of patients they expect to see in the coming years, Frebe said. To hire more people, they need space for them to do their work, and they dont have that now, she said. Theyve recently sent that a decision will be made after another study, independent of But they dont know when that will happen, and so the fate of the Lake Baldwin center is still in limbo. While it would make sense to continue to use that space since its designed for a VAMC purpose, is the right size and familiar to the community, she doesnt know if that will happen, and none of those decisions are made locally. district includes the Lake Baldwin area, has focused his attention on saving the cen ter for more than two years. and has gotten the support of Corrine Brown. Not only do we need the medical services for our veterans, but its an important employer, job generator and contributor to the economy, he said. Its very convenient, its a very valuable govern ment asset; it shouldnt sit idle. The issue hits close to home for Mica because his own father died in a crowded VA hospital from service related medical issues 42 years ago. He doesnt want any family to experience what his did, and he wants the best, most comfortable care for veterans possible, he said. Hes also concerned about the homeless veteran popula tion, who could be in the 180 beds now empty at the Lake Baldwin VAMC since they moved over to Lake Nona. homeless in Central Florida are veterans, they shouldnt be living on the street or under a bridge, he said. Weve got the capacity to treat them, to care for them. Mica said they would need to make a decision by the end if they dont its a bad sign for the survival of the Lake Bald win location. Frebe said shes not sure of any deadline for the inde pendent study or the decision about Lake Baldwin. If they do approve the ad ditional space, which could be at Lake Baldwin or a future decided location, theyll likely use it for primary and mental health care, which are current ly two of the top medical needs for veterans, Frebe said. Information www..org www.rrfMEDICARE, MEDICAID, AND MOST COMMERCIAL INSURANCES ACCEPTED 5019096 We come to you! Available 24/7 Medications, equipment and supplies provided A dedicated team of Nurses, Social Workers, Chaplains, Home Health Aides and Volunteers assigned to your care Cornerstones care is covered 100% by Medicare and Medicaid. Regardless of payer source Cornerstone is here to help. Hair Cuts Starting at$12 For Men $14 For Women We Specialize in Seniors and Home Bound Clients Yes, We Go To Your House, Nursing Home, Or Adult Living Facility!Most of Our Clients are Veterans! OOH RAH! 407-242-3645 407-808-7320 407-376-9367Se Habla Espanol * Merci Hair Styles 35 Years ExperienceLicensed & Insured MGL01345187 Mercys House CleaningServing Orlando and Surrounding Area Seniors are our SpecialtyQuality Work at Affordable Rates! Mercy and Ralph 2069 Aloma Ave. Winter Park, FL 32792 762 E. Altamonte Drive Altamonte Springs, FL 32701(407) 691-3009 (407) 679-2135 Visit us on the web @ www.binsons.com r fntbt f rtt ftbt bt bnr nr rt b bb f b tb off trtnCoupon redeemable for cash, check or credit card purchases only. Not redeemable for insurance transactions. Excludes custom/special orders & nutritional supplements. May not be combined with any other discounts. Coupon has no cash value. VETERANS | Close-to-home issue keeps Rep. John Mica lobbying for the Lake Baldwin center to stay open CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE For more information about the Orlando VA Medical Center visit www.orlando.va.gov.

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Page 7 Maitland Senior Center programsThe Maitland Senior Center is located at 345 S. Maitland Ave., and is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sched ule is subject to change without notice. For more information about these and any other events at the Maitland Senior Center, please call us at 407-539-6251 or visit us on the web at itsmymaitland. com. The Maitland Senior Center will be closed on Friday, July 4, for Independence Day. We will reopen at 9 am on Monday, July 7. Join Audrey every Tuesday in June at 10:30 a.m. for Line Dance Lessons. Class is 1.5 hours and perfect for all levels of dancers. Beginners are always welcome! The cost of the class is $4 to the teacher. Join us every Monday and Friday in June at 1 p.m. to see your fa vorite movies! Check the calendar online to see what movies are showing in June. Please call to reserve your seat! Join John every Monday, Thurs day and Friday in June at 9 a.m. for Yoga. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring your own mat. The cost of the class is $2 to the teacher. Join us every Monday in June at 1 p.m. for our Conversational French group. Spend some time chatting with others and making new friends. Join Esther every Tuesday in June at 9 a.m. for Tai Chi classes. The cost of the class is $10 per month to the teacher. Please wear a white shirt, black pants, and com fortable shoes. Join us every Tuesday in June at 1 p.m. for our Conversational Spanish group. Spend some time chatting with others and making new friends. Must be uent in Spanish to participate. Join Sherre every Wednesday in June at 10 a.m. for Instructors Choice. This class is a combo of mat and chair yoga that is great for all levels. The cost of the class is $5 to the teacher. Please bring a yoga mat. Join Ty every Wednesday in June at 11 a.m. for Yoga Nidra, a sublime conscious sleep (meditation) class. The cost of the class is $5 to the teacher. Please bring a yoga mat, something to cover yourself with (if you tend to get cold), and a small pillow. Join Donna every Thursday in June at 11:30 a.m. for Chair Yoga. The cost of the class is a $2 donation to the teacher. Join Ann every Friday in June for Recorder classes at 12:30 p.m. The lessons are free! Please call the Senior Center at 407-5396251 for specics on this class. The Maitland Senior Center presents a program for elders on the second Friday of the month that is staffed by counselors from S.H.I.N.E. (Serving Health Insur ance Needs of Elders). The pro gram provides free unbiased counseling about Medicare, Me digap, HMOs, Medicaid, prescriptions drug plans, and long-term care. All counseling is rst-comerst-served. Bring your list of medications or Rx bottles, insur ance card and red, white and blue Medicare card. For more informa tion about Elder Affairs programs contact SHINE Program Depart ment of Elder Affairs at 4040 Esplanade Way, Suite 270, Tallahassee, FL 32399-7000 or call 1-800-96-ELDER (1-800-9635337). Or email information@el deraffairs.orgCasselberry adult classes and activitiesBack 2 Basics is a low-impact workout at noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 8:30 a.m. on Sat urdays. Its $49.99 a month for unlimited classes. Chair Yoga is at 10 a.m. every Monday and will get you moving again! The cost is $2 per class. Gentle/Restorative Yoga is from 8:45 to 10 a.m. on Sundays. The cost is $10 per class. Senior citizens discount is $5 per class. For more information, contact Alice Gomes at 609-290-8195 or email alice@imagineyoga.net Yoga Technique is 8:45 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays. The cost is $10 per class. Senior citizens discount is $5 per class. Chairobics is from 11:05 a.m. to noon on Mondays and Wednes days. The class is free. For more information, contact Claudia Laine at 407-718-9066. Tai Chi for Beginners is at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays. For more in formation, contact Eric Raboy at 407-731-9130. The cost is $5 per class or $20 per month. Tai Chi for Intermediates is at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays. For more information, contact Eric Raboy at 407-731-9130. The cost is $5 per class or $20 per month. Bingo is from 9 to 11 a.m. Mon days and Wednesdays. The cost is $3 per session. Duplicate bridge is from noon to 4 p.m. on Mondays. Shore up your skills in this classic game. Casual bridge is from noon to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays. Progressive bridge is from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. Line Dancing is from 1 to 2 p.m. every Wednesday. For more information on classes and registration, contact Mario Al garin at 407-262-7700, ext. 1576, or malgarin@casselberry.org or visit casselberry.org/registerWinter Springs Senior CenterLearn ceramics from a talented group at ceramics class from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays at the Winter Springs Senior Center at 400 N. Edgemon Ave. in Winter Springs. Call 407-327-6556. Have fun and get moving at yoga classes at 10 a.m. every Friday morning. Chair yoga is also avail able offering all the benets of traditional yoga. Bingo is Wednesday, Friday and the last Sunday of the month. Lunch is served at 11:45 a.m. followed by Bingo at 1 p.m. There is no bingo prior to the last Sunday of the month. A bridge class meets at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Need to relieve some stress? Need a little me time? On Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. join our 30-minute Guided Meditation class. Sunday at 11am at Senior Calendar

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Page 8 DEAR DR. ROACH: Why do people snicker when I wouldnt laugh if they knew the amount of sleep depriva tion I have endured during the 20 years it took to correctly diagnose it. I think if it hadnt and carbidopa), a Parkinsons drug, I would have gone mad long ago. Has anyone discov ANSWER: syndrome causes an urge to times arms), which is worse at nighttime and is relieved by movement. It is usually accompanied by unpleasant sensations in the legs. When accompanied by sleep depri vation, as yours has been, it is also called periodic limb movement disorder. The cause is known only in a minority of cases. About 40 percent of cases seem to run in families, and several genetic factors have been sometimes is associated with iron can improve symptoms. Moderate exercise, leg mas bath before bed) are some nondrug ways of improving bidopa is an effective treat are effective for many people. There are other alternatives as well. An expert in the condi tion, usually a neurologist, is essential for severe cases. I think the name restless leg syndrome may be part of the reason why people dont take this condition as seri ously as it deserves. After all, legs are supposed to move, and being restless doesnt sound so bad but as you know, its a lot more than that. For this reason, the new name, Willis-Ekbom disease, is preferred by some. Great information about this condition is available at The booklet on restless leg syndrome and nighttime cramps offers more tips. 306W, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 328536475. Enclose a check or money order Canada with the recipients printed name and address. Please allow four weeks for delivery. DEAR DR. ROACH: I am looking into buying an infrared sauna. My research indicates that infrared is good for arthritis, Type 2 diabetes, detox, cholesterol, weight loss, relieving muscle pain, helping kill cancer cells, etc. I have arthritis, and my boy friend has diabetes. My question is: Are these claims true? Can an infrared sauna help me to become a healthier person? I would use it daily or three to four times ANSWER: An infrared sauna uses light waves to heat up the body. People have been using traditional saunas for centuries, and many swear by infrared saunas in particular) can reduce pain and stiffness from some kinds of arthritis. evidence to support it. I doubt that saunas help with detox, weight loss or killing cancer cells. I would caution your boyfriend with diabetes, because some people with diabetes are less sensitive to heat and could be burned without knowing it. Dr. Roach regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but will incorporate them in the column whenever possible. Readers may email questions to ToYourGoodHealth@ med. cornell.edu. To view and order health pamphlets, visit www.rbmamall. com, or write to P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. 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. shadow.indd 1 5/1/12 3:22 PM shadow.indd 1 5/1/12 3:22 PM shadow.indd 1 5/1/12 3:22 PM here should be more to life than maintenance-free living. To learn more about our community in Kissimmee, call (407) 933-1999. rrf n t b nn n n f b rfntb ntftnt rffftffntfnfftfnf tnntfnffntffntnf ffnf ntnfrffntbntnntnnb tftf nb tb n n Restless Leg Syndrome no laughing matter



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Please see HEALTH on page 2 Eatonville residents found new hope and realized a dream more than a year in the making Saturday as Healthy Central Florida and the Winter Park Health Foundation opened Healthy Eatonville Place a new facility addressing the towns startling diabetic population. The center located off of College Avenue offers healthy cooking classes, diabetes educa tion and healthy living programs at little to no cost, giving local residents a new outlet to help them get healthy while teaching a younger generation to do the same. It all came about from a study in March 2013 sponsored by Healthy Central Florida, a local health-awareness organization. Research by the University of TIM FREED Observer staff USPS 00-6186 Publisher statement on page 4. VISIT WPMOBSERVER.COM SUBSCRIBE NOW! TRAIN TRACK CRACKDOWN MAITLAND CITY TALK, 3 Charity from tragedy Young doctor lives on in a foundation inspired by his life LIFESTYLES, 8 The Waterhouse Ghost Get to know a Maitland legend CULTURE, 10 COMMUNITY BULLETIN ............ 4 CALENDAR .................... 4 LIFESTYLES .................... 8 WPV VOICE .................... 6 CULTURE ..................... 10 OPINIONS .................... 12 CLASSIFIEDS .................. 13 CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR ....... B1 Thursday, June 5, 2014 Serving Winter Park, Maitland, Baldwin Park, College Park and Goldenrod 50+ tax WPMOBSERVER.COM Winter Park merchants along Park Avenue saw sales and foot SunRail rides, leaving them hop ing to see the trend continue. Business owners reported seeing the biggest jump in the when riders could board the train free of charge. That boost faded in the second half of May when passengers were forced to pay for SunRail passes. But the uptick in sales con tinues for businesses such as Pe terbrooke Chocolatier, who saw an increase of 5 to 10 percent in and kept a steady at 5 percent boost the rest of May as rider ship tapered off, said owner Kevin Wray. Wed certainly see a rush every time the train stopped, Wray said. They generally seem to be new to the Avenue, so this is a new experience for them. The last two weeks since theyve been charging have slowed down considerably, but new people on the Avenue. It was a similar story for Pan nullos Italian Restaurant, who early on had customers lining up well before opening their doors, said co-owner Michael Schwartz. During the several weeks of PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVER SunRail passengers have provided an economic boost for Winter Park businesses. SunRails stimulus TIM FREED Observer staff Please see SUNRAIL on page 2 Plans for Maitlands down town redevelopment are shifting into focus, with one developer partially pulling out of the pro cess and two others campaigning for public support. The Community Redevelop ment Agency Board will meet June 17 to hear revised plans from proposed downtown developers and decide which ones to move forward with toward develop ment agreements. Applicant David Lamm said his company plans to withdraw its mixed-use proposal for the old city hall site and present revised plans to build on the U.S. High way 17-92-fronted Winn-Dixie and New Traditions Bank proper ties with apartments and retail. Representatives from Urban Redevelopment Concepts, which proposes building a retailand which has plans for a specialty grocer on the city-owned north ern Horatio Avenue parking lot, will host a Meet the Developers public forum at the Maitland Civ ic Center on Thursday, June 12, at 7:30 p.m. Maitland CRA Director Verl Emrick said if all goes as planned, the proposals are likely to pass into the developers agreement phase, with agreements coming back to for review in July or Au gust. Plans shift for Maitland downtown SARAH WILSON Observer staff Eatonvilles healthy experiment Town battles unsettling obesity rate with new center Park Avenue merchants see month of SunRail 407-740-0401 www.FirstColonyBank.netYour Real Hometown BankOn Hwy 17-92 in MaitlandMember FDIC Winter Park Recovery CenterComprehensive Drug & Alcohol Treatment Sinclair Method of Alcohol Extinction Subutex/Suboxone For Opioid AbuseSpring Special 10% Off All Protocols2056 Aloma Ave, Suite 100, Winter Park, FL 32792 www.WinterParkRecoveryCenter.com 407-629-0413 www.wpmobserver.com/enews PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVER A new health center opened to help reverse an alarming trend in Eatonville.

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Page 2 | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer HEALTH | Staggering health statistics prompted Eatonville to push for health programs to combat trend SUNRAIL | Big first month brought bump in Winter Park retail Central Florida found stagger ing numbers in the small Cen tral Florida town: 24 percent of the population had diabetes, 46 percent had been diagnosed with high blood pressure and two-thirds of Eatonville residents were overweight or obese. A dangerous issue that Healthy Central Florida had noticed earlier was far worse than they had expected. The com munitys dire need for a healthy change made the centers grand opening this week all the more reason to celebrate. Dozens of residents gathered outside the new building, waiting and start getting healthy. Eatonville, we are on the move, Eatonville Mayor Bruce Mount said before a cheering audience. Neighboring cities and more than 20 organizations came to gether to make Healthy Eaton ville Place possible, joining forces to construct the building and provide health services. Were all working together and were all working hard to make all of our cities healthier in any way we can, Maitland Mayor Howard Schieferdecker said. You just couldnt believe how bad that was and everybody just jumped on it. They just saw the Healthy cooking classes at the new facility involve an eightweek series where residents are given recipe cards for healthy meals. The students learn to cook each dish in class and receive ingredients to take home so they can try it on their own. The cooking goes hand-inhand with the centers diabe tes education program, which focuses on survival skills, nutrition, exercise and medications. All the services at Healthy Eatonville Place were requested by a board of current and former Eatonville residents, talk ing back-and-forth with Healthy Central Florida about what their commu nity needed most. The center hopes to prevent diabetes through research as well. Blood tests along with ques tionnaires based on each patients lifestyle, line of work and eating habits will hope fully lead to more answers, said Dr. Richard Pratley of Florida Hospital. Answers explaining why the disease has grown to nearly triple the national average in Eatonville. Were hopeful that this infor mation might give us some clues about things that increase the risk in this community that we can then use to design programs, Pratley said. Its all about pre out why to address the how. I dont think that we can got diabetes, Mount said. Its called preventionYouve got to be early. But Healthy Eatonville Place isnt the only recent healthy addi tion to the town. A new gym was placed inside the local Hun gerford Prep School last April, complete with treadmills, ellipti cal trainers and stationary bikes donated by the RDV Sportsplex. Jill Hamilton Buss, execu tive director of Healthy Central Florida, said that more help is to come in the town of Eatonville. Diabetes often ties in to other health prob lems involving vision, dental and podiatry, requiring attention of their own, she said. Somebody was here yesterday and said Are you go ing to have dental? Hamilton Buss said. It was something we had talked about, but he just kept talking about how much he was having trouble eating certain healthier foods with bad teeth. The community is really going to shape the next phases as they come in and get cared for and talk. Mount said that Eatonville wont stop pressing on toward its ultimate goal of health and This is going to be a big boost for the community, Mount said. Were striving to be the healthiest community in Amer ica. Eatonville residents can now register for programs and classes at Healthy Eatonville Place. free ridership, the restaurant was overrun by what I call train-ees, Schwartz said. It was amazing absolutely off the charts, drastic impact on our business. couple days were sketchy, but now were seeing a nice impact from it. You Need Art gallery man ager Peggy Wilmot said she still ing through her store and much more consistently than before SunRail started. Expanding rides to weekends would help bring even more peo ple to the local shops and restau rants, Wilmot said. It all helps to make up for the slower summer months along Park Avenue. Part of the reason it is a lot slower down here in the summer is because a lot of local people leave for the summer, Wilmot said. Its way too hot to walk up and down the Avenue too much. Itll be interesting to see if some of the people from the De Bary and Sanford area would come down and shop during the summer. Cocina 214 owner Lambrine Macejewski projected the steady ue, thanks to its convenience and the citys wide variety of shop ping and dining choices. Its super nice, its easy and you dont have to deal with park ing anywhere, said Macejewski, who saw a 20 percent jump in rant. I dont know why people wouldnt use [SunRail]. Winter Parks ability to stand out among the other SunRail stops doesnt hurt either, said Winter Park Chamber President Patrick Chapin. Were fortunate in Winter Park because were a destina tion, Chapin said. Were abso lutely a destination for SunRail. C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE 1984 W. New Hampshire St., Orlando, Florida 32804Drop In or registration less than 48 hours in advance: $50 / day. Extended Care is $5 / day or $15 / week.Bring your own lunch and snacksCampers will participate in Gymanastics, Obstacle Courses, Rock Wall, Arts and Crafts, Games, and Batting Cages. 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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Page 3 Maitland City Talk BY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR In the United States, a person or car is struck by a train every three hours. Two recent incidents involve SunRail trains striking a vehicular trailer and a car at rail road crossings in Longwood and Maitland. One driver sustained minor injuries. SunRail trains with two or three passenger cars weigh in at 530,000 and 654,000 pounds re spectively and can take as much as an entire half-mile to come to a full and complete stop. The av erage car, on the other hand, is a mere 3,500 pounds. Even though the speed limit for SunRail trains around crossings is 35 to 40 miles per hour, if a train and car were to come into contact, the ratio of a car to a train is proportional to that of a soda can to a car. Such in cidents will almost always have a devastating effect on the car. Given SunRails frequency and size of the trains in relation to cars, it is imperative that driv ers exercise caution and good judgment near all railroad cross ings. Operation Lifesaver recom mends motorists to: as texting. signage. crossing. crossing arms remain in their up right position or there is no train whistle. railroad crossing. Trains are fast er than cars. crossing arms as they descend from a vertical to a horizontal po sition. It takes trains only 20 sec onds to arrive at a crossing after the arms begin descending to a 90-degree position. there are multiple tracks. crossing if and only if the car can clear the crossing without stopping on the tracks. With the arrival of SunRail, more trains are rolling through Maitland and Central Florida than ever before. SunRail runs 34 times a day along the com muter-rail corridor, in addition to freight and Amtrak trains pass ing through Maitland daily. It is important that all auto mobile drivers and passengers arrive at their destination safely. Take the time to learn about safe practices when approaching train tracks. Be careful and drive safe ly! For more information about rail safety, please visit Operation Lifesavers website at http://oli. org Rail safety reminders FHMG-14-18399THE ZONE is a three-step, medically supervised and customized rapid weight loss system that provides the tools, technology and support proven to meet and maintain individual goals. Through changes in diet and exercise, supplements and injections, and other modication techniques, youll be swimsuit readyevery season.ENROLLING NOW!FREE consultation and body composition analysis (exp. 7/31/14)Refer a friend and get a week free! 407.200.2759 8701 Maitland Summit Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32810 (main oor of RDV Sportsplex) 407.200.2759 | www.MaitlandFamilyCare.com THE Z NE Hello, swimsuit seasonGet ready to meet your weight loss goals in FHMG-14-18399 MFC-The Zone Weight Loss Program Ad.indd 1 5/23/14 9:34 AM For more information call 407-659-5701 or visit www.TrustcoBank.com and apply today!Member FDICEQUAL HOUSINGLENDER RYour Home Town Bank TRUSTCO BANK Free Pre-Approvals No Application Fees**No Application Fee available for a limited time only. The value of the application fee is $299.00. Please Note: W e r eser ve the right to alte r or w ithdraw these products or certain featu res thereof without prior notification. rfnt nb bnn ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ALLISON OLSCVAY THE OBSERVER A train collided with a car that stopped on the tracks in Maitland a ticketable offense.

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Page 4 | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Thursday, June 5, 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 EDITORS Sarah Wilson 407.563.7026 SWilson@TurnstileMediaGroup.com Tim Freed 407.563.7054 TFreed@TurnstileMediaGroup.com ARTS EDITOR Josh Garrick joshgarrick9@gmail.com DESIGNER Tom Miller 407.563.7032 TMiller@TurnstileMediaGroup.com STAFF WRITERS Brittni Larson Megan Stokes Allison Olcsvay Kristy Vickery COLUMNISTS Chris Jepson Jepson@MediAmerica.us Louis Roney LRoney@cfl.rr.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 EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT GENERAL MANAGER Patti Green VICE PRESIDENT 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 JUNE 6 The Art & History Museums Maitland will host an opening reception for the exhibition Battleeld from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 6, featuring musical performances by the Performing Arts of Maitland. Running from June 6 through Aug. 10, the exhibition explores relation ships in the context of war and features artwork by Andr Smith, Kevin Haran, Steven Gregory and Ellen Susan. Visit ar tandhistory.org for more information. Join the Ladies Art Lounge on Friday, June 6, at 6 p.m. for an evening of friend ship and creativity. In this class students will learn a fun and exciting technique to add texture and photographic processes into a mixed media masterpiece. Ladies Art Lounge is designed for women who want an evening out with friends where they can talk, have a glass of wine, and learn something new in a casual and fun atmosphere. Admission is $20 for A&H members an $25 for not-yet members. A cash wine bar is available. Outside al cohol is not permitted. Pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, visit artandhistory.org/ladiesart-lounge JUNE 7 Enzian Theater is proud to present A Mothers Courage: Talking back to Au tism starting at noon on Saturday, June 7. The lm is part of new series at the Enzian that bridges the gap between sci ence and art. Each lm will be preceded by a presentation from a notable expert from the world of science, technology, mathematics and medicine. The docu mentary by the Academy Award-nom inated director Fridrik Thor Fridriksson and narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet follows the story of Margret, a mother who has done every thing in her power to help her autistic son, Keli. Even if Margret holds no unre alistic expectations for Keli, she has the quenchless thirst for knowledge about the mysterious and complex condition that autism undeniably is. Along the way, Margret meets other families and hears their unique stories about how they too have been touched by autism. JUNE 12 The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Park Avenue Merchants Association invite you to experience the charm of Park Avenue at the Summer Sip, Shop & Stroll from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 12. Spend the evening on a unique wine walk and stroll to your favorite Park Av enue area shops and restaurants. Discov er new merchants, check out the latest fashions, gift ideas, seasonal menu items and enjoy wine and hors doeuvres along the way. Attendees will receive their wine glass and passport at check-in. Guests must check in by 7 p.m. Must be 21 or older to attend. Please sip responsibly. Event is rain or shine, no refunds. For more information, call the Winter Park Chamber at 407-644-8281. JUNE 13 The Art & History Musuems Maitland and the Performing Arts of Maitland will host the Summer Concert in the Gar JUNE 6 Tastefully Goldenrod presented by the Goldenrod Chamber of Commerce, is coming back to town June 6 offering food, drinks and a festive atmosphere all built around a charity auction. Its from 6 to 9 p.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Social Hall, located a 5300 Old Howell Branch Road in Winter Park. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children age 10 and younger. Visit goldenrodhistoricalsociety. com or call 407-677-5980 for more in formation. JUNE 7 The Maitland Library 5K runs from 8 a.m. to noon at Quinn Strong Park on Saturday, June 7. Contact the Maitland Public Li brary at 407-647-7700 for more informa tion. JUNE 8 The Art & History Museums Maitland will host a Civil War Picnic from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 8 on the lawn of the Waterhouse Residence Museum. Visit artandhistory.org for more information. Enjoy a day of fun by the pool at the Or lando JCCs Summer Sundays : Summer Splash from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their Maitland campus on Sunday, June 8. The JCC will supply lunch, music and themed swim games for the whole family. Theres no cost for JCC members and its $5 for non-members. For more information, contact Jackie Ravinoff at JackieR@or landojcc.org or by calling 407-645-5933. JUNE 12 On Thursday, June 12, at 8 p.m. come out for Popcorn Flicks in the Park fea turing a childhood favorite Toy Story. Popcorn Flicks, a popular lm series that features classic lms for the whole family, is presented by Winter Park Community Redevelopment Agency and produced by Enzian Theater. Moviegoers can bring blanket and a picnic or snacks to down town Central Park while enjoying a great movie in the park with family and friends. Plus, there is free popcorn for everyone! Rain date will be Thursday, June 26. For more information, please call 407-6290054 or visit enzian.org/lm/popcorn_ icks Community Bulletin Police promotions The Maitland Police Department held its largest promotion ceremony in recent years on June 2. The ofcers promoted to sergeant were: Taylor Stitt, Matthew Rowe and Ray Link. The sergeants pro moted to lieutenant were: Chris Ohalek, Brian Diller, Louis Grindle and Hayden Bo nas. Promoted from lieutenant to captain is Dawn DAmbrosio. With the promotion, DAmbrosio is the highest-ranking female in the departments history and its rst female captain. A night of funds The 18th annual Starry, Starry Night fun draiser for Rollins College Hamilton Holt School was held on Friday, April 11, bring ing in more than $162,000. The proceeds will be used for scholar ships for adult and non-traditional stu dents attending the school. Classic cars outside the Alfond Gymnasium greeted the events 500 guests on the Rollins campus. Funds were raised through si lent and live auctions of exotic trips and artwork. den from 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday, June 13. The concert will be held on the second Friday of each month from May through September at the Maitland Art Centers Main Garden. This Summer Concert in the Garden event features musical entertain ment by Eugene Snowden & Friends and a reading by poet Stacy Barton. Admis sion to the concert series is a suggested donation of $5. ONGOING Friday Nights at the Morse continues from 4 to 8 p.m. every Friday for free. The Museum features a schedule of live music, art demonstrations, and special tours on selected evenings. The Museum invites the public to take advantage of these free opportunities to see perma nent exhibitions as well as gallery up dates. Live music is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the second Friday night of the month. Its at 445 N. Park Ave. in Winter Park. Visit morsemuseum.org or call 407-645-5311. Come out to the Crosby YMCA in Winter Park every Thursday at 6 p.m. for ex ercise and advice at their eight-week Walk with a Doc program. Residents can get their health questions answered by Florida Hospital physicians and take a 30-minute walk to receive a prize. Con tact the Crosby YMCA at 407-644-3606 or visit HealthyCentralFlorida.org Bring your mat and towel and join instruc tor Danita Medina for yoga class every Friday at 4:30 p.m. at the Maitland Public Library. All skill levels are welcome. For ages 18 and up. For more information, visit maitlandpubliclibrary.org

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Page 5 June 9 City Commission meeting There will be a City Commis sion meeting Monday, June 9, at 3:30 p.m. in City Hall Commission Chambers located at 401 S. Park Ave. For the most up-to-date agen da, please visit cityofwinterpark. org under Whats New. Below are a few topics of interest: Mayors Report Park Police Pension Board DePugh Day at DePugh Nursing Center sec ond quarter 2014 Business Recog nition Award Consent Agenda 12, 2014. contracts and a formal solicitation (a complete listing can be found at cityofwinterpark.org/ccpackets) Public Hearings Investments Winter Park, LLC: First reading of the ordi nance amending the comprehen sive plan to change the Future Land Use Designation at 967 Cher okee Ave. First reading of the ordi ing map at 967 Cherokee Ave. First reading of the ordi nance vacating and abandoning portions of the public rights-ofway of Friends Avenue and Gal loway Drive. Advisors, LLC: First reading of the ordi nance amending the Compre hensive Plan on the 0.64 acres of vacant property at the northeast corner of Schultz and Michigan avenues. First reading of the ordi ing map on the 0.64 acres of vacant property at the northeast corner of Schultz and Michigan avenues. TGG, Ltd: First reading of the ordi nance amending the Comprehen sive Plan to change the Future Land Use Map Designation at 298 and 313 W. New England Ave. First reading of the ordi ing map to change the existing zoning designations at 298 and 313 W. New England Ave. Park: First reading of the or dinance amending Chapter 58 Land Development Code, Ar ticle I Comprehensive Plan re lated to the Planned Development Future Land Use Designations. First reading of the ordi nance vacating and abandoning a portion of Loren Avenue within the Ravaudage Planned Develop ment and Home Acres Subdivi sion area. issuance of Electric Refunding nance the purchase of tendered Electric Revenue Bonds, Series 2005A. sions full agenda on the home page of cityofwinterpark.org un der Whats New. Remember, if you are unable to attend City Commission meet ings, you can watch them live, gavel-to-gavel, as they happen. During the meeting, simply log on to cityofwinterpark.org/cclive to business. CoffeeTalk featuring City Manager Randy Knight If you have a latte beans to grind or simply want to espresso your thoughts, I will be holding son Thursday, June 5, at 8 a.m. at the Winter Park Welcome Center located at 151 W. Lyman Ave. CoffeeTalk is your opportunity to get your questions answered about anything city-related in a small, informal and casual setting. Please make plans to have a cup of conversation and great coffee courtesy of Palmanos Caf, Cof fee & Wine Bar. For more informa tion, please call 407-599-3428. You can win a Kindle Fire Anyone who participates in the Sustainability Action Plan Survey becomes eligible to win a Kindle Sustainability Action Plan Pub lic Forum, scheduled Tuesday, June 24, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Winter Park Community Center, located at 721 W. New England Ave. (Participants must be pres ent to win.) For more information, please call 407-599-3364 or visit cityofwinterpark.org/SAP Stop tailgating before it stops YOU campaign Nationally, rear-end collisions are the most frequently occur ring type of crash, accounting for approximately 29 percent of all crashes and resulting in a substan tial number of injuries, fatalities and property damage each year. Unfortunately, Central Florida is not exempt from this trend. Re that locally rear-end collisions are the leading type of crash, repre senting more than 33 percent of ing 2013, in the city of Winter Park alone, rear-end collisions caused more than $3 million in property damage and injury insurance claims. As shown by these collisions and studies conducted by Na ministration, one of the primary contributing factors in rear-end collisions are drivers following ve hicles at an unsafe distance, there decelerate in the event the vehicle they are following slows. In order to better address this is sue the Winter Park Police Depart ment, along with community and business partners, will be com mencing the Stop tailgating be fore it stops YOU campaign. The goal of this campaign is to reduce the number of rear-end collisions by means of educating drivers re garding safe driving practices and focusing targeted enforcement of violators at locations where colli sions most frequently occur. For this reason, for the entire month of June, motorists can ex pect the Winter Park Police De partment to actively seek out driv ers engaging in the dangerous act of tailgating. Stay connected with WPPD via Facebook.com/WinterParkPd and Twitter.com/wppd Summertime kickoff! Splash into summer catching rays by the pool! Join us for the city of Winter Park Community Centers seasonal opening, Satur day, June 7, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Winter Park Community Cen ter located at 721 W. New England Ave. Friends and family can enjoy an afternoon of swimming, music and dancing at this free event. Sign about the centers summer fun, or just come out to hang by the pool! For more info, call 407-599-3275 or visit cityofwinterpark.org/wpcc on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, watch us on Vimeo. Winter Park City Talk BY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER Stopping tailgating Experience the charm of Park Avenue on a summers eve while visiting local merchants. Discover the latest fashions, gift ideas and seasonal menus at participating locations. Plus, enjoy appetizer and beverage samples along the way. $25 | www.ExperienceParkAvenue.com | 407-644-8281 Summertime Sip, Shop & StrollThursday, June 12 | 5 8 p.m. | Park Avenue Florida Distributing Company A Reyes Holdings Company Presented by: Supported by: Join the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce as it hosts its monthly breakfast program featuring Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh on Residential and Commercial Real Estate trends in Orange County Explore whats new on the award winning OCPA website and hear an overview of Orange County property values. Friday, June 13, 2014 7:45 a.m. Networking/ 8:15 a.m. Program WINTER PARK WELCOME CENTER 151 W. Lyman Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 A complimentary continental breakfast will be served. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (407) 644 8281 or visit www.winterpark.org.

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Page 6 | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer W ith summer in full swing, now is the time to perk up your closet with some summer must haves from the newly opened Versona Acces sories at Winter Park Village. This fun, easy one-stop shop promises to offer everything to following the latest trends and offering ideas and suggestions from style experts in the store. With a wide variety of womens jewelry, handbags, shoes and casions! We recently spoke with store manager Tabitha to get the latest on in-store summer trends: Carnival of color Its Brazilian inspiration straight from the vibrant, bold, bright and beautiful colors of pink, orange and yellow print that is sure to stand out at any summer party. Soft touch, with Aztec in spiration Its no surprise that Aztec is the hottest trend. Combining neutrals with Aztec prints cre ates a bold but feminine look. Red, white and beautiful Create a vintage vibe with a patriotic palette of red, white nautical inspired necklaces, scarves and tote bags. Daisy, Daisy Day to night designs, featuring sum Chic black-and-white fashion combined with daisy accents for the look add a pop of color from variety of accessories. To get all of these summer trends and more be sure to visit Versona Accessories and other fashionable retailers at Winter Park Village. Giveaways galore If you havent been to the Summer fashion has arrived at WPV Please see FASHION on next page WPV Voice GET AFFORDABLE DENTAL INSURANCE FOR AS LITTLE AS Dental plans are offered by Florida Combined Life Insurance Company, Inc., an affiliate of Florida Blue. Florida Blue is a trade name of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida. These companies are Independent Licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. 81162 0514 floridabluecenters.comOrlando area 321-441-2020 Located in Winter Park Village 434 N. Orlando Avenue Winter Park, FL 32789 Visit a Florida Blue Center or call us to find the best dental plan for you! ENJOY YOUR NEW SMILE!Overall wellness starts with good dental health that helps prevent diseases.* Calculations based on $143.88 annual premium which must be paid in full at the time of enrollment. There is a one-time, non-refundable enrollment fee of $35. Premiums and enrollment fees may vary depending on location, see a representative for complete details. PHOTOS COURTESY OF WINTER PARK VILLAGE More colorful fashions combined with patterns inspired by the ancient Aztecs set off the summer fashion season with a bang. ADVERTORIAL

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Page 7 Winter Park Village Facebook page recently, now is the time to go! Starting on June 6, WPV will be asking our Facebook fans summer look is _______, be cause _______. One winner will be chosen on June 13. The winner will receive $50 gift card to Ver sona Accessories! Visit facebook. com/ShopWinterPark for more information and to enter your Did you know? Chase recently opened a new location in Winter Park Village offering its branch of the future to area customers. Designed to enhance the customer experi ence, the branch features an open concept for advice-focused conversations with bank experts in topics ranging from personal mortgages. The location also features three Express Banking Kiosks terminals that allow customers to complete many transactions, including making credit card payments and transfers between accounts, and offers the option to withdraw cash in almost any combination of bills. 407.571.2700 | www.ShopWinterParkVillage.net 407.571.2700 | www.ShopWinterParkVillage.net. Valet Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Orlando Visit Mercedes-Benz of Orlando at 810 N. Orlando Ave., Maitland, FL only two miles north of Winter Park Village on N. Orlando Ave. WINTER P ARK VILLAGE ValetWPV_WPMobserver_8x10.indd 1 6/3/14 8:06 AM FASHION | C ONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE PHOTOS COURTESY OF WINTER PARK VILLAGE Versona Accessories has taken summer fashions in an exotic direction inspired by bold Aztec and festive Brazilian designs. ADVERTORIAL

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Page 8 | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Lifestyles For Don Diebel Jr. becoming a medical doctor was not just a dream; it was a life calling. One his father says he had from an early age. He was one of those people that from the time he was this big, he said, pointing to a pic ture of 4-year-old Don on his of ed to be a doctor. He completed medical school at the University of South Florida and, much to his fathers delight, joined him in his Winter Park of We practiced together for reer, Diebel Sr. said. tice and each others respect. They did all their surgeries to gether and it looked like Diebel Jr. was off to a long and prosper ous career until June 2002. On June 8, Diebel Jr. his wife Karen and three young sons were on their way to a family vacation in Georgia when they came upon an accident on the Florida Turn pike. True to his physicians oath and his personal nature, he stopped to assist the accident victims. Diebel Jr. and Oviedo tempting to aid the victims when both good Samaritans were struck and killed by an out of control tractor trailer. The loss was devastating, but it was during the outpouring of support following his death that the Diebel family came to know the true extent of the younger Diebels commitment to his com munity and his profession. During his life, he made a habit of going to peoples homes to provide care for those who couldnt afford it simple things, like changing a wheelchairbound patients bandages, but surely they meant the world to those who ben generosity. He just al ways did for oth ers, Diebel Sr. said. In fact, he baby in Hondu ras on a medical mission trip. That spirit is what the Diebel Legacy Fund hopes to pass on to future genera tions of medical doctors in the coming years. PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE DIEBEL LEGACY FUND Dr. Don Diebel Jr. earned a reputation as a good Samaritan doctor, traveling the globe. The legacy of the good Samaritan doctor ALLISON OLCSVAY Observer staff LOCAL NEWS. BIG IMPACT.Subscribe now to keep up with the latest news unfolding in your community. WINNER OF10FLORIDAPRESS ASSOCIATIONAWARDS Visit WPMObserver.com/Subscribe or call 407.563.7013 to order today! Please see DIEBEL on next page Doctors spirit lives on in new generation of med students

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Page 9 ing his death, they were able to donate more than half a million dollars in funding to local orga nizations that fell in line with Diebel Jr.s professional health care interests including women, children and those who cannot afford medical care. In recent years, the fund has focused its ap proach on a twofold mission, try ing to provide healthcare to folks who cant afford it along with help ing to produce physicians who are like the young er Diebel was: the good Samaritan doctor. In order to do that, the Diebel Legacy Fund has partnered with the University of Central Floridas College of Medi cine to provide opportunities for medical students to serve both their local and global communities as humanitarian physicians. The Knights Clinic at Grace Medical Home op erates twice a month providing acute care for uninsured patients. Here, medical students, under the supervision of licensed phy sicians, provide much needed care and gain valuable experi As part of their larger mission, the fund also contributes schol arships to students who wish to travel with the UCF College of Medicine on their annual medi cal mission trip to the Dominican Republic. During the weeklong trip, medical, nursing and pharma cology students care for more than 800 patients in six locations, treating everything from pediat ric to geriatric concerns. One of the conditions of the unteer at the Knights clinic or some other local medical mis sion. This is a valuable part of their training as doctors, said Dr. Judy Simms-Cendan, UCF College of Medicines director of international experiences. The students gain insight into caring for patients who are less fortunate, while serving their lo cal community, before heading out to serve the global commu nity. Its incredibly important, even if this were a perfect world where everybody had fully pro vided health care, if you have a servants heart with a genuine desire to help others in need, you will be a better doctor for it, Simms-Cendan said. The students really feel that this helps round out their educa tion in areas that you dont just get out of a textbook or an anato my lesson, youre out there in the trenches, treating real people, Diebel Sr. said. We want to keep his memory alive as a role model to be this kind of person and physician. PHOTO COURTESY OF DIEBEL LEGACY FUND Dr. Diebels legacy is hoped to inspire a generation of doctors. Rooted & grounded in Jesus Christ. The Learning Tree is a Ministry of First Baptist Church of Winter ParkWe offer Full-Day Infant Care and Childcare Year-Round, Preschool Classes, Summer Camp, and much more! 1021 New York Avenue N., Winter Park, Florida 32789 Established in 1972 we are celebrating 41 years of service this year. 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 DIEBEL | Young doctor had traveled to remote regions to help the sick in poor nations before tragedy struck C ONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE rfntbfn JUNE SPECIAL START TODAY FOR $49 r rfrntffb tttt fnbb t ff nf ttt fn ftnnf ffn BEACH BODY CHALLENGE 6 WEEK PROGRAM

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Page 10 | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer June 6 A free doughnut is a sweet deal or glazed, Krispy Kreme is of fering a free doughnut in honor of National Doughnut Day this Friday, June 6. A holiday originally established in 1938 by the Salvation Army to raise funds for people in need, on this Friday, Krispy Kreme is offering one free doughnut of any variety at Krispy Kreme locations, in cluding 1031 S. Orlando Ave. in Winter Park; 4080 Millenia Blvd. in Orlando; and 5310 W. Irlo Bronson Highway in Kissimmee. Visit nationaldoughnutday2014. com June 6 New exhibits recognize 70th anniversary of D-Day Beginning June 6, Art & His tory Museums Maitland will devote its museums to exhib in a manner unique to each museums mission. Highlights tland Art Center); Veterans Remembered (at Maitland History Museum); Signal Corps Phones (at Telephone Museum); and Waterhouse at War (at Waterhouse Residence Museum). The exhibits debut on June 6 (the 70th anniversary of D-Day) beginning at 6 p.m. Visit artandhistory.org or call 407-5392181. June 6 Carlos Oviedo opens at Jai Gallery The beautiful Jai Gallery at 47 E. Robinson St. in downtown Orlando invites us to a sophisti cated evening in celebration of Carlos Oviedos Icons a solo exhibit of 13 of his oil paintings on June 6, beginning at 7 p.m. Carlos Oviedo is a celebrated Mexican painter who works in the realist manner. His exhibit Icons shows off his remark able technique while allowing famous faces to look back at us through layers of luxurious color. The opening is free, and the public is invited. Visit jaigal lery.net or call 407-921-0693. June 6 to 15 Valencia College Theater presents a dark comedy Martin McDonaghs darkly hilarious Irish comedy (is there any other kind?) The Cripple wood director on a remote Irish locals scheme and clamor for their once-in-a-lifetime chance at movie stardom, but its frail young Billy who has the biggest formances will be held in Valen cia Colleges Black Box Theater at 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail in Orlando. Call 407-582-2900 or visit valenciacollege.edu/arts June 6 to July 6 Hair at the Mad Cow Theatre The tradition-breaking musical from the s, Hair changed the face and other body parts of Broadway. With music as exuberant and Hair is about a group of young Americans searching for peace and love at the time of the Vietnam War. Featuring the songs Aquarius, Let the Sun Shine in, and Good Morn ing Starshine, its relevance is undeniable. Performances run June 6 to July 6 at the Mad Cow Theatre in Orlando. Call 407297-8788 or visit madcowtheatre. com June 7 Live from Orlando, its Science Night Live! Grown-ups get to take over the Orlando Science Center when its reserved strictly for adults at Science Night Live on June 7 beginning at 8 p.m. Adult-inspired programming includes a concert by the band TWITCHY, led by Florida In stitute of Technology President Anthony Catanese and NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy captain Winston Scott; a laser light show in the CineDome; viewing planets in the Observatory; and conducting experiments in Dr. Dares Laboratory. Dress code is casual science nerd. Call 407514-2000 or visit osc.org June 7 Berkshire Choral Festival in Winter Park debut Choral works by two giants of opera the Stabat Mater by Rossini and the Messa di Gloria by Puccini will be per formed by the Berkshire Choral Festival under the baton of Dr. John Sinclair. The Bach Festi val Orchestra will accompany the 100-voice Festival Chorus beginning at 7:30 p.m. on June 7. The concert will be held in the Knowles Chapel on the campus of Rollins College. Call 407-6462182 or visit choralfest.org June 8 The Waterhouse Ghost In a free, live event, William H. Waterhouse, who built his family home in Maitland in 1884, comes to life to tell his story from surviving the hor rors of a Confederate prison, to his journey to Florida to become a renowned citizen in Maitland. Mr. Waterhouse comes back to share his story, including his 36 years as a city councilman, help ing create the city of Maitland. The Waterhouse Ghost takes place June 8 at 12:30 p.m. at 231 W. Packwood Ave. in Maitland. Call 407-539-2181 or visit artan dhistory.org June 8 The Tony Awards on TV The Tony Awards, honor ing theatre professionals for achievement on Broadway, gives the world a look at musical performances from the newest shows on Broadway and those moments that can only happen live with celebrity presenters. The Ameri can Theatre Wings 68th annual Tony Awards will be broadcast on CBS on June 8 begin ning at 8 p.m. The multi-tal ented Hugh Jackman will host live. Visit tonyawards. com Josh Garrick Culture for your calendar Please see CULTURE on next page BERKSHIRE CHORAL FESTIVAL THE WATERHOUSE GHOST KEEP UP WITH MAITLAND NEWS AND EVENTS!www.IndependenceLane.com Facebook.com/ItsMyMaitland This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater IDAOne of the hits from the 2014 Florida Film Festival! Fri-Sat 4PM, 6:30, 9PM Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs 6:30, 9PM Tues 6:30Cult Classics: SIXTEEN CANDLESOnly $5! Tues 9:30PMPopcorn Flicks in the Park: TOY STORYFREE in Central Park! Thurs 8PM or SunsetFathers Day at Enzian featuring THE JERKDads get one FREE draught beer! (While supplies last) Sunday, June 15 at 1PMScience on Screen: A MOTHERS COURAGE: TALKING BACK TO AUTISMDr. Sigurdardottir, a child neurologist and autism specialist from Nemours Childrens Hospital, will explore autism, its etiology, and intervention from a scientic & personal standpoint Sat 12PM ICONS

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Page 11 June 9 to 14 World Ballet Competition with All Stars of Dance Gala The World Ballet Competi tion founded here in Central Florida is held in Orlando each June. The Competition brings together an impressive array of international talent, all of which comes together on June 14 at 7:30 p.m. for a not-to-be-missed All Stars of Dance Gala. Held at the Bob Carr PAC, the audience is treated to brilliant perfor mances from visiting dance stars who share the spotlight with medal-winners from the weeklong competition. For Gala tickets, call 407-849-4669 or visit worldballetcompetition.com June 10 to Aug. 8 Summer Tours: American Frames and Paintings As part of a series of Sum mer Tours at the Orlando Museum of Art, well see how frames make a difference in the way in which we see a work of art. The tour American Frames and Paintings will be offered Tuesdays to Fridays at the Mu seum. We are invited to explore landscape paintings while also learning framing trends, coming to understand why Thomas Cole believed, The frame is the soul of a painting. Call 407-896-4231, ext. 262. June 10 Snake Awareness Presentation at Central Florida Zoo Designed for every one from homeown ers to police the Central Florida Zoos Rep tile Depart ment offers Snake Awareness to help people identify venomous and non-ven omous snakes. The presentation includes what to do (and what not to do) during an encounter and how to keep snakes out of your yard. Living in Florida, its important to separate fact from 10 beginning at 7 p.m. Registra tion is required. Call 407-323idazoo.org June 11, 18 and 25 Wiggin Out Wednesdays aka s Video Night Dude, if youre jonesin for that magical time when MTV actually showed the videos created by your fa vorite rock artists, each Wednesday night you can get your dose of MTV as The Abbey plays those totally tubular videos you know and love from the awe some s. Drink specials, give aways and special performances by local artists will make Wig gin Out Wednesdays the place to be this summer. The Abbey is at 100 S. Eola Drive in Orlando. Call 407-704-6103. June 12 Sip, Shop & Stroll on Park Avenue Experience the charm of Winter Parks Park Avenue at the Sip, Shop & Stroll, where you spend the evening explor ing Park Avenues shops and restaurants. Discover new shops, check out the fashions, gift ideas and menu items as you enjoy wine and hors doeuvres along the way from 5 to 8 p.m. Check-in at the corner of Park Avenue and Morse Boulevard on June 12 beginning at 5 p.m. Attendees receive a wine glass and passport at check-in. Call 407-644-8281 or email aringler@ winterpark.org June 13, 14 and 15 Tim Mooneys Shakespeares Histories Following sell-out perfor mances at Orlando Fringe, Tim Mooney presents all 10 of Shakespeares histories in one epic, one-man performance, capturing the history of Eng land from 1066 to 1533 in just one hour. Including the most brilliant speeches of Shake speares plays, Shakespeares Histories reveals the genius of Shakespeares historical vision. Histories will be performed at Breakthrough Theatre on June 13 and 14 at 7 p.m., and June 15 at 3 p.m. Breakthrough Theatre is at 419A W. Fairbanks Ave. in Winter Park. Call 407-920-4034 for reservations. CULTURE | Want to see all the worlds best dancers in one place? Come to the World Ballet Competition C ONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE 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. WORLD BALLET COMPETITION Run to TrackShack.com Special entry fee for active and retired military service personnel $2 OFF Use Discount Code WPO2014

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Page 12 | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Opinions Chris Jepson Perspectives Louis Roney Play On! King Features Weekly ServiceJune 2, 2014 EDITORIAL CARTOONS I believe the conversation has shifted. More and more Americans are considering the idea that mankind (our industrializa tion) contributes to global climate change. I actually understand, to a degree, resis tance to the idea that human activity could planet. We are, after all, a relatively small, hairless creature that not too many thou sands of years ago was little more than tiger food. And, Earth, is GOLLY-GEE! An entire planet. That our air condition SUVs and agriculture could possibly be our ruination, well, that is so improbable as to be impossible. Except, of course, it isnt. I never em braced the idea of describing the problem of climate change as global warming. Years ago, Id write about the planets ecol ogy and Id sardonically suggest, Thank gawd for videotape cuz the day is coming when that is all we will have of recently extinct species. Birds, insects, animals, well be so glad to have videotape (digi tal today) of the beauty that once was. Years (decades) ago, amphibians started a worldwide decline. Youd read reports wondering whered the frogs go in the up per Midwest or in Peru? I know canaries in the coal mine is a hackneyed expres For how we have arrived today a very sick Mother Earth we can attribute to agriculture, to the domestication and cul tivation of plants. We, as a species, prior to the Agriculture Revolution, were huntergatherers and our population numbers were manageably small. Once plants fell under human control, the rest of the planet followed and weve arrived today with bil lions upon billions of human beings at the trough with another two billion to arrive this century. And they all want what we have: toaster ovens, cheap designer cloth ing, monstrous-sized homes (by world standards) with two air-conditioned cars to get to the mall for more stuff. No one can fault them. Ive been a Malthusian (see: Thomas Malthus) ever since I was introduced to his ideas in the 1960s. Were in a race to get human birth rates into some semblance of balance with Mother Earths ability to sustainably shoulder her human load. Ive asked before, if the U.S. population is at of progress describes it as good that our population balloons to half-a-billion citi zens? Why is more humanity humane for the planet? It isnt from my value system. Author Malcolm Gladwell spoke of a Tipping Point; when an idea courses through a population and is abruptly embraced by a majority. Something dif ferent is happening (my anecdotal assess ment). I talk about environmental issues all the time with friends, acquaintances and strangers. Consider Floridas trea sured springs and what human develop ment has spawned; diminished water degradation of the planet literally in our own backyard. What has changed is that pessimism and its kindred cousin, fatalism, have crept into the conversation about our ability to correct course, to change environmental direction in any real and meaningful way. Weve quickly moved from climate denial to, Well, that ship has sailed. Today, many apocalyptic TV shows and movies tap into a growing awareness that end times will be of our own creation. To the degree that hope remains that most quintessential of human of characteristics, well, that just may be the most endangered quality our descendants confront. Why is more humanity humane for the planet? 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 About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) A sign hangs on the wall in many voice studios wherever people who can sing try to teach people who cannot sing how to sing. The sign reads: Dont try to teach a pig to sing: It will only frustrate you, And annoy the pig. When people ask, How do I become a great singer? I offer something to this effect: First, be born with a great voice, be very musical and be a natural actor. Have a knack for languages and an excellent memory. Have a veritable compulsion to If my answer astonishes the questioner, I may add this, In my opinion, 90 percent of what it takes to make a great singer is God-given, inborn talent. Good singers have sung as far back as their memories can recall they were singing around the house as little kids. If their mother played the piano and had one in the living room, there was already music making in the home. And how important is a coach to a singer? My reply is, I think 90 from 100 leaves 10. The coach is 10 percent of the equation. The only problem is, if ones coaching is not excellent, the other 90 percent may never come to fruition. If the coach, he had better stick with him or her. The vagaries of learning to sing may cause with the coach, but changing coaches is doubly perilous: the singer must make the and a second right choice when he hooks up with another. As in marriage, people often divorce their mates and remarry old one. I think back through the years to my own education as a singer, after I got out of the Navy at the end of World War II. After two years of hard work, two people helped me to become good enough to make my debut as soloist with the New York Philharmonic in the leading role of Cavaradossi in Tosca. My mentors were: tenor Jussi Bjorling, who helped polish my vocal art; and Mae stro Renato Bellini, the legendary Italian coach who taught me 18 operas before he died. When I was 60, I had sung for many years in 11 countries and in four languag es. I came back to my hometown of Winter hornist and singer, whom I had met when she sang a concert in New York. As a distinguished professor at the Uni versity of Central Florida where I taught for 24 years, I tastefully refrained from putting a pig sign on the wall of my stu dio. Did I ever have any pigs in my stu dio? Does the sun ever shine in Florida? The biggest drawback in American kids who want to be professional singers is that they want everything now! Lots of things must wait until a professional career is successfully launchedwhen one is men tally, physically and spiritually mature, Most American kids are not willing to things last singing-wise, that is. Thats why there are so many people in the audi ence and so few on the stage. In Switzerland and Germany I sang many performances of La Boheme, To sca, Cavalleria Rusticana, Pagliacci, ish soprano Montserrat Caball. Montser rat wrote, When a singer truly feels and experiences what the music is all about, the words will automatically ring true. Conductor Richard Byrd, whom I knew in Europe, said, Singing is such a won derful thing that I wish all people could sing. The only thing better than singing, is more singing, said Ella Fitzgerald. Singing has always seemed to me to be the perfect means of expression it is so spontaneous. Since I cannot sing, I paint, said artist Georgia OKeeffe. Porcellian vocalism

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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Page 13 Saturday, June 7th: 5900 Country Road 476, Bushnell, FL 33513 4 BR | 3 BA | 2,792 SF | $559,000 This property has it all custom built 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom luxurious home situated on 10 acres. Filled with up grades and top of the line craftsmanship including wood flooring, vaulted ceilings, crown molding, plantation shutters, and built in cabinetry. Enter through custom 12 foot doors into the spacious family room, which opens up onto the resortlike heated salt water pool and spa. The kitchen is fit for the finest of chefs with top of the line Thermador appliances, 3 ovens, 6-top gas range, granite counter tops, custom wood cabinets, island and breakfast bar, a large walk-in pantry with built in floor to ceiling shelving this list could go on and on! The spacious mas ter bedroom features tray ceilings, two walk-in closets, and an on suit master bathroom with granite countertops, dual sinks, and a jetted walk in shower. An oversized two-car garage with built in cabinets provides ample space for a workbench, cars, and separate garage door for your all-terrain vehicles per fect for the outdoor enthusiast. Step out side and you are surrounded by 10 acres of clear and level farmland ideal for hors es or livestock. Property is protected by personal code/remote controlled gated entrance and is completely surrounded by well-maintained fencing. This home is a rare find and an absolute must see! Hosted by: Lauren Fritch with Kelly Price & Company from 2-4 PM 2700 Phillips Park Court, Winter Park, FL 32789 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,658 SF | $850,000 Fabulous pool home in a great Winter Park location, just minutes to Park Av enue! This home has it all beautiful cul-de-sac lot, fantastic and flexible floorplan and sparkling screened-in pool! This traditional four bedroom, three and one-half bath home plus 2 bonus flex spaces boasts over 3,600 square feet of living space. Formal living and dining rooms welcome you with warm wood floors, plantation shutters and crown molding. Open kitchen/family room/ breakfast nook all overlook the sunny screened pool and patio. Great kitchen features granite countertops, stainless steel appliances including built-in double ovens, wrap around breakfast bar and island with cooktop. The family room offers a wood burning fireplace and built-in entertainment center. Spacious master bedroom allows plenty of room for a sitting area, with sliding doors that lead to the pool. Master bathroom has a double vanity, soaking tub and separate shower. Three additional bedrooms plus the two bonus rooms/ flex spaces are located upstairs. Plenty of space for a media room, playroom, game room, the possibilities are endless! Last but not least is the relaxing outdoor space with a large covered patio and pool, all un der screen. Fenced lot and landscaping provides an air of privacy. Great Winter Park schools! SUNDAY 12-3 BALDWIN PARK BEAUTY 2015 Meeting Place, Orlando 3BD/3.5BA, 2,320SF. Spectacular town home with tremendous upgrades through out! Antique-style hickory wood floors throughout the living areas. Gorgeous kitchen with island breakfast bar, granite counters and ss appliances, including 2 wine refrigerators and warming drawer. Spacious bedrooms each with custom closets. Great storage. Wonderful balcony and porch overlook Corrine Commons Park. Two-car garage. $475,000 OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-4 WELL MAINTAINED RANCH HOME 4980 Tangerine Avenue, Winter Park 4BD/2BA, 1,763SF. What a great layout! All the bedrooms are very spacious. For mal living room and dining room. Nice kitchen overlooking the large tiled family room, which leads to the expansive Florida room. Enjoy outdoor living in the large private landscaped backyard with 2 fruit trees. Super location ,close to restaurant shopping, major roads and bus line. Great Winter Park Schools. $179,900 SUNDAY 2-5 NEW CONSTRUCTION IN WP 1840 Bryan Avenue, Winter Park 4BD/3.5BA, 3,461SF. Vaulted ceilings in entry and family room add to the light bright feeling of home. Upgraded fea tures include distressed hickory wood floor throughout first floor, crown molding, French doors, 8ft solid core doors, double pane windows, surround sound, solid wood cabinets in kitchen and exotic gran ite. Granite in all baths and laundry room. Expansive master bedroom and master bath. $799,000 OBSERVER Open Houses THE MARKE T PLA C E King Features Weekly ServiceJune 2, 2014 Hosted by: Erica Sears with Kelly Price & Company from 2-4 PM 1459 Lake Baldwin Lane, Orlando, FL 32814 Work/Live | 3,259 SF | $464,900 Currently the only available Work/Live unit available in Baldwin Park! Fantastic opportunity to own this all-in-one of fice, townhome, and guest apartment. Ground floor office has great street pres ence, conveniently located to Baldwin Parks downtown center with shops and dining, and comes complete with recep tion area, half bath, and three private offices. Two-story, three bedroom, two and one-half-bath townhome with up dated kitchen, including stainless steel appliances, an open floor plan, and mas ter bedroom with en suite. Above the attached two-car garage is a charming guest suite that could be used as an in come-producing rental, as it comes with its own full kitchen, living room, sizeable one-bedroom with large walk-in closet, and full bath. Hosted by: Liz Jones with Kelly Price & Company from 2-4 PM Sunday, June 8th: 2801 Middlesex Road, Orlando, FL 32803 3 BR | 2 BA | 2,220 SF | $449,000 Desirable Rose Isle home! Fabulous house with great floorplan, spacious back yard, large screened porch, and beautiful setting with lake views of Lake Estelle. Truly a diamond in the rough. This is a great opportunity to buy and renovate in one of the areas most sought-after neighborhoods. House fea tures a large foyer, spacious living room, family room, two fireplaces, formal din ing room, eat-in kitchen, plus bonus room adjacent to porch that is perfect for a hot tub, exercise room, or perhaps a future pool cabana room. Hosted by: Mary Ann Steltenkamp with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1400 Place Picardy, Winter Park, FL 32789 5 BR | 5.5 BA | 4,411 SF | $1,595,000 This gorgeous home is overflowing with charm, nestled among towering oaks in quaint Winter Park. Highlights include shuttered doors to slate and wood floors to detailed moldings and ceilings. The living room has wood ceiling details, wall sconces and overlooks the front porch. At the heart of the house is the gourmet kitchen with marble counter tops, an island work area, glass front cabinetry, gas stove and griddle, stainless steel ap pliances and large eat-in area. Includes fireplace, warm wood flooring and cus tom built-ins, wet bar with wine cooler. Hosted by: Audra Wilks with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 2700 Phillips Park Court, Winter Park, FL 32789 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,658 SF | $850,000 Fabulous pool home in a great Winter Park location, just minutes to Park Av enue! This home has it all beautiful cul-de-sac lot, fantastic and flexible floorplan and sparkling screened-in pool! This traditional four bedroom, three and one-half bath home plus 2 bonus flex spaces boasts over 3,600 square feet of living space. Formal living and dining rooms welcome you with warm wood floors, plantation shutters and crown molding. Open kitchen/family room/ breakfast nook all overlook the sunny screened pool and patio. Great kitchen features granite countertops, stainless steel appliances including built-in double ovens, wrap around breakfast bar and island with cooktop. The family room of fers a wood burning fireplace and builtin entertainment center. Spacious master bedroom allows plenty of room for a sit ting area, with sliding doors that lead to the pool. Master bathroom has a double vanity, soaking tub and separate shower. Three additional bedrooms plus the two bonus rooms/ flex spaces are located upstairs. Plenty of space for a media room, playroom, game room, the possi bilities are endless! Last but not least is the relaxing outdoor space with a large covered patio and pool, all under screen. Fenced lot and landscaping provides an air of privacy. Great Winter Park schools! Hosted by: JJ Mackle with Kelly Price & Company from 2-4 PM 1077 N. Pennsylvania Place, Winter Park, FL 32789 4 BR | 4 BA | 4,855 SF | $995,000 Stunning four bedroom (plus an office) home with more than 3,400 square feet of exceptional living space in Pennsylva nia Place. Gorgeous real hardwood floors throughout. High ceilings and crown moldings. Formal living room with fire place and formal dining room-both have generous sunlight. Large office on the first floor. Gourmet kitchen with beauti ful wood cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, large walk in pantry and gas cook top. Eat in area with lots of sunny windows. The downstairs master suite is spectacular with lovely green space views, his and her walk in closets, large master bath with separate shower and tub. The upstairs has three bedroom suites, two full baths, large storage room and a bonus area with an outdoor covered balcony. Pennsylvania Place is wonderful neighborhood with a quiet park, sidewalks and rear entry ga rages. Walk to Park Avenue, the Winter Park Golf Course, and the Winter Park Village. Hosted by: Tiffany Prewitt Grindstaff with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 149 Chelton Circle, Winter Park, FL 32789 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 4,511 SF | $1,500,000 Exquisite, classic Mediterranean home on a quiet brick street in desirable Win ter Park. This stunning four bedroom, three bath home sits high overlooking charming Lake Chelton. Home features formal living and dining areas, an up dated kitchen with Mexican tile, granite countertops, built-in appliances, gas range, a spacious breakfast nook, and a bright sunroom with panoramic lake views. Upstairs offers a master retreat and bath with large walk-in shower, Ja cuzzi tub, marble vanity with dual sinks, and a walkout balcony. Three additional bedrooms, two full baths, two half baths, and two fireplaces complete the homes interior. Home has detached two car garage with covered walkway and an unfinished second floor that could be transformed into a guest apartment with full bath. Sale is As-Is. Dining room chan delier does not convey. Hosted by: Rhonda Chesmore with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1443 Place Vendome, Winter Park, FL 32789 4 BR | 4.5 BA | 3,641 SF | $849,000 The moment you walk in this newer home you will be impressed by the open floor plan, natural light, gorgeous hardwood flooring, impeccable granite counter tops and top-of-the-line stain less steel gas appliances. Wonderfully appointed in every way, this traditional pool home boasts four bedrooms, four and one half baths PLUS an office/guest bedroom with full bath. Light and bright living room with fireplace, built-ins and French doors. Dream kitchen with granite counters, breakfast bar, cooking island, double built-in oven and pan try all overlooking the breakfast nook. Oversized family room features lots of space to spread out. The downstairs master suite offers a large walk in closet, custom built shower with body spray ers, separate jetted tub and his and her vanities. Three additional bedrooms are located on the second floor. Enjoy the gas fireplace outside on the screened covered patio while grilling in the fully equipped summer kitchen. Sparkling pool and spa surrounded by a pavered patio and a detached two-car garage. Additional features include: crown mold ing throughout, oversized corner lot, fenced yard, lots of closets for added storage and great Winter Park schools. Hosted by: Lori Godbold with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 2149 Redmark Lane, Winter Garden, FL 34787 5 BR | 3.5 BA | 4,260 SF | $450,000 Recently built in 2011 this beautiful 3,290 square foot two-story Carriage Point home is located convenient to everything in a quiet, gated community. The residence boasts five bedrooms, three and a half baths with an office, mudroom and upstairs loft. A welcoming foyer greets your guest with immaculate wood flooring as far as the eye can see. Through french doors to the left there is a generously sized private office with an incredible amount of natural light. Across the foyer from the office is a spacious mudroom/craft room with luxury high end flooring and build in cabinetry with solid surface counter tops. A private formal dining room is available for the homeowner who loves to entertain. The kitchen with eat-in area and family room are an open to each other, providing a functional and spacious family gathering space. The kitchen has well-appointed features including maple cabinets, Silestone quartz countertops, tile back splash, closet pantry, center Island, and stainless steel appliances. The luxurious owners suite completes the downstairs 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 offering with his and hers walk-in clos ets, garden tub, and a custom shower enclosure. The stairs lead you to a com fortable loft area nestled among four charming bedrooms and two bathrooms. Outdoor living in this home will not dis appoint, there is a covered lanai with pavers and a built in fire pit. The back yard retreat lines a pristine green space offering privacy and a nice view. Con tinue your outdoor enjoyment with com munity amenities including tennis courts and a tot lot. The home is conveniently located near local shopping and dining with ease for navigating around Orlando as it is within close proximity to SR408, SR429 and the Florida Turnpike. Hosted by: Christy Knox with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1302 Azalea Lane, Maitland, FL 32751 6 BR | 6.5 BA | 7,000 SF | $3,500,000 A beautiful six bedroom estate nestled on Lake Maitland the largest of the Winter Park Chain-of-Lakes.Architec tural details include extensive crown moldings, volume tray and coffered ceil ings, two staircases, gorgeous travertine floors, and numerous French doors and large windows for breath-taking lake views. Entertaining is easy with the spa cious kitchen which overlooks the family room with fireplace, formal living and dining rooms, and a fabulous lanai over looking the Infinity-edge pool and lake. The summer kitchen if fully equipped and has a wood-burning pizza oven! The private master suite offersa luxurious master bath and two walk-in closets. Enjoy family time in the state-of-the-art theater room and the wonderful bonus room. This is Florida lakefront living at its very best! Hosted by: Kelly L. Price with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1433 Chapman Circle, Maitland, FL 32751 3 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,170 SF | $835,000 Sophisticated masterpiece in prestigious Windsong! Custom designed and built with the highest standards, this archi tecture showpiece exudes elegance in every detail. Grand, solid mahogany doors and oculus windows draw you into the homes formal entry where guests are greeted by a circular, iron staircase. Travertine and Indonesian wood flooring guide you through the homes exquisite European interior. French doors and oversized windows open off the lavish Great Room and allow for tranquil views of the Charleston-style courtyard and gardens, complete with stone columns and wood trellis. Columned archways, twelve foot ceilings, and a stately gas fireplace create a palatial ambience per fect for entertaining. Retreat upstairs via the homes hydraulic elevator and find solitude in the library or comfort in one of the three oversized bedrooms. This home pairs indoor and outdoor living into perfect harmony. Extensive upgrades, including wood shutters, crown mold ing, and insulated aluminum clad doors and windows create a high quality, low maintenance, and energy efficient home. Enjoy all the amenities Windsong has to offer from the community parks and playgrounds, to the Winter Park Chain of Lakes access and more all while taking advantage of the close proxim ity to downtown Winter Parks famed boutiques and restaurants and Baldwin Parks thriving downtown center. Hosted by: Lauren Fritch with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM

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Page 14 | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer NEW PRICE 1610 Chippewa Trail, Maitland 5BD/3BA, 3,894SF. Southern traditional 3-story Dommerich Estates pool home with two fireplaces, crown molding, plan tation shutters and more. Large kitchen features built-in desk and island with eat-in area. Florida room is wrapped in windows and built-ins. Master suite offers hardwood floors, fireplace and Jacuzzi tub. Deeded lake access to Lake Minnehaha. $699,000 ZONED FOR WP SCHOOLS 801 Halifax Avenue, Winter Park 3BD/3BA, 2,458SF. Spacious and brightly lit home with split floor plan. Updates include granite in the kitchen and bath, porcelain tile floors in the main living areas, updated lighting fixtures. Large entertainment-ready kitchen and dinette area opens to a huge family room. An addi tional bonus room is the perfect flex space for an office, game room or kids retreat. $349,900 BEAUTIFUL LANCASTER PARK 1128 Woodland Street, Orlando 4BD/3BA, 2,936SF Beautiful 1937 home on a spacious cor ner lot in Orlandos prestigous Lancaster Park neighborhood. Beautiful wood floors, crown molding a large living room with fireplace, classic dining room, a spacious detached mother-in-law suite, a large workshop. The kitchen offers solid wood cabinets, granite counters & stainless ap pliances, and the baths have been beauti fully remodeled & updated. $639,000 2 STORY BALDWIN PARK HOME 4121 Haws Lane, Orlando 3BD/2.5BA, 2,728SF Hardwood flooring downstairs and on the stairs, carpet upstairs. Downstairs has a beautiful designer kitchen overlook ing family room, plus dining-room, office, breakfast nook, and another room that is used for a childrens play room off the kitchen. Upstairs is the large master bed room, 2 other bedrooms plus a large flex room. This home has so many builder up grades that it is a must see. NEW LISTING FORMER MODEL HOME Orlando, 32814 4BD/3.5BA, 2,733SF Gorgeous former model home in the heart of Baldwin Park, only one block from the highly desirable town center. One of the most sought after floor plans (Milan) that includes an in-law apartment. Perfectly sit uated on a cul-de-sac. Downstairs master suite includes walk-in closet, separate shower and garden tub. $579,000 ANNOUNCEMENTS Are you pregnant? A childless loving married couple seeks to adopt. Will be hand on mom/dad. Fi nancial security. Expenses paid. Dawn & Domenick 1(855)985-4592. Adam Sklar #0150789 Bankruptcy Auction: 10950 N Kendall Dr, 2nd Fl, Miami, Fl 33176 Office Furniture & Equipment/Cu bicles, Computers/Laptops/Phone Sys tem & more! www.moeckerauctions.com (800) 840-BIDS 13%-15%BP (3% cash discount), $100 ref. cash dep/Subj to confirm. Case No.: 14-18517-LM AB1098/AU-3219, Eric Rubin ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Things that usually come easily and quickly for the Aries Lamb might need more of your time and attention during the next several days. Try to be patient as you work things out. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) A changing situation can create some complications. But if you apply that sensible Bovine mind to what seems to be a hopeless tangle of confusion, youll soon sort things out. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Creat ing a new look for your surroundings is fun. Expect to hear mostly positive comments on your efforts, as well as some well-intended suggestions you might want to note. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Maybe youd rather do anything else than what youre stuck with right now. But if you stop complaining, you might see how this could lead to some thing with real potential. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Even a proud Leo ultimately recovers from hurt feelings. However, a damaged relationship might never heal unless youre willing to spend more time and effort trying to work things out. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) There are lots of changes on the horizon, so be prepared to make some adjustments in your usually fine-tuned life. One change might even impact a personal decision youve been putting off. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Being the dependable person you are could work in your favor for a proj ect that requires both skill and account ability. But check this out carefully. There could be a hidden downside. SCORPIO (October 23 to Novem ber 21) A temperamental outburst about a mishandled project causes some fallout. Be sure to couple an apology with an explanation. A new opportunity beckons by weeks end. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Changing horses midstream is usually unwise but some times necessary. Examine your options carefully before making a decision. A trusted colleague offers good advice. 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June 22, 1611, after spending a winter trapped by ice in present-day Hudson Bay in Canada, the starving crew of the Discovery mutinies against its captain, English navigator Henry Hudson, and sets him, his teenage son, and seven supporters adrift in a small, open boat. Hudson and the others were never seen again. June 20, 1782, Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States. The front of the seal depicts a bald eagle clutching an olive branch in its right talon and arrows in its left. The eagles beak clutches a banner inscribed, E pluribus unum, a Latin phrase mean ing Out of Many One. June 17, 1885, The Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States, arrives in New York City in more than 200 packing cases. The last rivet of the disassembled monument was fitted on Oct. 28, 1886. 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A SUPPLEMENT OF THE WINTER PARK-MAITLAND OBSERVER AND SEMINOLE VOICE JUNE 2014 A study conducted by the Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Lake Bald win says that even after the new, larger Lake Nona-based VA Medical Center opens, the growing veteran population in Central Florida will require at least 300,000 more square feet of space for medical ser vices the same size as the OVAMC thats in danger of closing. We know that theres go ing to be an increased need from patients in the next few years; were going to actually increase the amount of patients we see in Central Florida, said Heather Frebe, public partment of Veterans Affairs. Well need additional people to serve the veterans and well need additional space to pro vide that care. The $665 million, 1.2 million-square-foot OVAMC in Lake Nona is set to open treat any veteran patients until have moved their domiciliary and community living center, which provide veterans with long-term care and housing, to Lake Nona already. The Lake Baldwin location, which sees 100,000 veterans a year, currently offers nearly all the medical services a veteran would need, except in-patient hospitalization, which they outsource to area hospitals. The Lake Nona center has a hospital on campus, and when it broke ground in 2008, plan ners thought that it would have the capacity to care for all the local veterans. Once that opens and starts taking patients, the Lake Baldwin center may close. But the study, which has been in the works for more than a year, found that Lake Nona isnt large enough. They would need an additional 300,000 to 400,000 square feet of space to provide medical services for the projected num Fight continues to keep VA care close to home PHOTOS BY TIM FREED CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR The Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Lake Baldwin could close later this year. Winter Pa rk's Distinctive R etir ement Community A rise in veterans in Central Florida could force the new Lake Nona VA Medical Center over capacity before it even opens BRITTNI LARSON Central Florida Senior Please see VETERANS on page 6

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Page 2 Life is easier with Home Care Services We have the Skill to Heal. The Spirit to Care. Transitional Care Program Philips Personal Medication Dispenser Philips Lifeline Call today to schedule Private Duty Services (407) 691-8206 P h i l i p s P e r s o n a l M e d i c a t i o n D i s p e n s e r The Personal Medication Dispenser assists with medication management Medications are reviewed and pre-filled by a registered nurse, preventing o veror undermedication that could lead to a costly re -hospitalization. Hundreds, perhaps thou military veterans who have been convicted of crimes and served their time in prison have been deported, despite since childhood. They are dumped in the country of their birth a country they may have no memory of, where a language they may not understand is spoken. What kept those service American citizenship when after getting a green card? One theme stands out: Many were told by recruiters and at boot camp that was automatic when they were honorably dis charged from the military. Others came back from service overseas in no shape physically or mentally to deal with bureaucracy. Where do we draw the line with deporting veterans? Immi grant lawbreakers who are not veterans are routinely deported for serious crimes. ting your life on the line for this country count for any thing after you pay your debt you do your time and you go free. And what of the crimes these deportee veterans com to distinguish between non violent and violent crimes? Felonies can include any number of crimes, some more misdemeanors can be inter preted as aggravated felonies when it comes to immigration and deportation. ed veterans cant come back until theyre dead. If they were discharged under honor able conditions, they qualify for burial in a veterans cem etery and the government will kick in $300 to have the body returned. Additionally, veter but they cant get here to claim them. To learn more, go online and research veterans de ported. Look up immigration retired military police lieuten ant colonel, and read some of the stories she tells. Freddy Groves regrets that he cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incorporate them into his column whenever possible. Send email to columnreply2@gmail.com. 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. Deported veterans face unfair penalties PHOTO COURTESY OF STOCK.XCHNG Foreign-born U.S. vets who are deported after crime convictions can only come back after death for burial.

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Page 6 ber of patients they expect to see in the coming years, Frebe said. To hire more people, they need space for them to do their work, and they dont have that now, she said. Theyve recently sent that a decision will be made after another study, independent of But they dont know when that will happen, and so the fate of the Lake Baldwin center is still in limbo. While it would make sense to continue to use that space since its designed for a VAMC purpose, is the right size and familiar to the community, she doesnt know if that will happen, and none of those decisions are made locally. district includes the Lake Baldwin area, has focused his attention on saving the cen ter for more than two years. and has gotten the support of Corrine Brown. Not only do we need the medical services for our veterans, but its an important employer, job generator and contributor to the economy, he said. Its very convenient, its a very valuable govern ment asset; it shouldnt sit idle. The issue hits close to home for Mica because his own father died in a crowded VA hospital from service related medical issues 42 years ago. He doesnt want any family to experience what his did, and he wants the best, most comfortable care for veterans possible, he said. Hes also concerned about the homeless veteran popula tion, who could be in the 180 beds now empty at the Lake Baldwin VAMC since they moved over to Lake Nona. homeless in Central Florida are veterans, they shouldnt be living on the street or under a bridge, he said. Weve got the capacity to treat them, to care for them. Mica said they would need to make a decision by the end if they dont its a bad sign for the survival of the Lake Bald win location. Frebe said shes not sure of any deadline for the inde pendent study or the decision about Lake Baldwin. If they do approve the ad ditional space, which could be at Lake Baldwin or a future decided location, theyll likely use it for primary and mental health care, which are current ly two of the top medical needs for veterans, Frebe said. Information www..org www.rrfMEDICARE, MEDICAID, AND MOST COMMERCIAL INSURANCES ACCEPTED 5019096 We come to you! Available 24/7 Medications, equipment and supplies provided A dedicated team of Nurses, Social Workers, Chaplains, Home Health Aides and Volunteers assigned to your care Cornerstones care is covered 100% by Medicare and Medicaid. Regardless of payer source Cornerstone is here to help. Hair Cuts Starting at$12 For Men $14 For Women We Specialize in Seniors and Home Bound Clients Yes, We Go To Your House, Nursing Home, Or Adult Living Facility!Most of Our Clients are Veterans! OOH RAH! 407-242-3645 407-808-7320 407-376-9367Se Habla Espanol * Merci Hair Styles 35 Years ExperienceLicensed & Insured MGL01345187 Mercys House CleaningServing Orlando and Surrounding Area Seniors are our SpecialtyQuality Work at Affordable Rates! Mercy and Ralph 2069 Aloma Ave. Winter Park, FL 32792 762 E. Altamonte Drive Altamonte Springs, FL 32701(407) 691-3009 (407) 679-2135 Visit us on the web @ www.binsons.com r fntbt f rtt ftbt bt bnr nr rt b bb f b tb off trtnCoupon redeemable for cash, check or credit card purchases only. Not redeemable for insurance transactions. Excludes custom/special orders & nutritional supplements. May not be combined with any other discounts. Coupon has no cash value. VETERANS | Close-to-home issue keeps Rep. John Mica lobbying for the Lake Baldwin center to stay open C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE For more information about the Orlando VA Medical Center visit www.orlando.va.gov.

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Page 7 Maitland Senior Center programs The Maitland Senior Center is lo cated at 345 S. Maitland Ave., and is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sched ule is subject to change without notice. For more information about these and any other events at the Maitland Senior Center, please call us at 407-539-6251 or visit us on the web at itsmymaitland. com. The Maitland Senior Center will be closed on Friday, July 4, for Independence Day. We will reopen at 9 am on Monday, July 7. Join Audrey every Tuesday in June at 10:30 a.m. for Line Dance Lessons. Class is 1.5 hours and perfect for all levels of dancers. Beginners are always welcome! The cost of the class is $4 to the teacher. Join us every Monday and Friday in June at 1 p.m. to see your fa vorite movies! Check the calen dar online to see what movies are showing in June. Please call to reserve your seat! Join John every Monday, Thurs day and Friday in June at 9 a.m. for Yoga. Please wear comfort able clothes and bring your own mat. The cost of the class is $2 to the teacher. Join us every Monday in June at 1 p.m. for our Conversational French group. Spend some time chatting with others and making new friends. Join Esther every Tuesday in June at 9 a.m. for Tai Chi classes. The cost of the class is $10 per month to the teacher. Please wear a white shirt, black pants, and com fortable shoes. Join us every Tuesday in June at 1 p.m. for our Conversational Spanish group. Spend some time chatting with others and making new friends. Must be uent in Spanish to participate. Join Sherre every Wednesday in June at 10 a.m. for Instructors Choice. This class is a combo of mat and chair yoga that is great for all levels. The cost of the class is $5 to the teacher. Please bring a yoga mat. Join Ty every Wednesday in June at 11 a.m. for Yoga Nidra, a sub lime conscious sleep (meditation) class. The cost of the class is $5 to the teacher. Please bring a yoga mat, something to cover yourself with (if you tend to get cold), and a small pillow. Join Donna every Thursday in June at 11:30 a.m. for Chair Yoga. The cost of the class is a $2 donation to the teacher. Join Ann every Friday in June for Recorder classes at 12:30 p.m. The lessons are free! Please call the Senior Center at 407-5396251 for specics on this class. The Maitland Senior Center pres ents a program for elders on the second Friday of the month that is staffed by counselors from S.H.I.N.E. (Serving Health Insur ance Needs of Elders). The pro gram provides free unbiased counseling about Medicare, Me digap, HMOs, Medicaid, prescrip tions drug plans, and long-term care. All counseling is rst-comerst-served. Bring your list of medications or Rx bottles, insur ance card and red, white and blue Medicare card. For more informa tion about Elder Affairs programs contact SHINE Program Depart ment of Elder Affairs at 4040 Esplanade Way, Suite 270, Tal lahassee, FL 32399-7000 or call 1-800-96-ELDER (1-800-9635337). Or email information@el deraffairs.org Casselberry adult classes and activities Back 2 Basics is a low-impact workout at noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 8:30 a.m. on Sat urdays. Its $49.99 a month for unlimited classes. Chair Yoga is at 10 a.m. every Monday and will get you moving again! The cost is $2 per class. Gentle/Restorative Yoga is from 8:45 to 10 a.m. on Sundays. The cost is $10 per class. Senior citi zens discount is $5 per class. For more information, contact Alice Gomes at 609-290-8195 or email alice@imagineyoga.net Yoga Technique is 8:45 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays. The cost is $10 per class. Senior citizens discount is $5 per class. Chairobics is from 11:05 a.m. to noon on Mondays and Wednes days. The class is free. For more information, contact Claudia Laine at 407-718-9066. Tai Chi for Beginners is at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays. For more in formation, contact Eric Raboy at 407-731-9130. The cost is $5 per class or $20 per month. Tai Chi for Intermediates is at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays. For more in formation, contact Eric Raboy at 407-731-9130. The cost is $5 per class or $20 per month. Bingo is from 9 to 11 a.m. Mon days and Wednesdays. The cost is $3 per session. Duplicate bridge is from noon to 4 p.m. on Mondays. Shore up your skills in this classic game. Casual bridge is from noon to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays. Progressive bridge is from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. Line Dancing is from 1 to 2 p.m. every Wednesday. For more information on classes and registration, contact Mario Al garin at 407-262-7700, ext. 1576, or malgarin@casselberry.org or visit casselberry.org/register Winter Springs Senior Center Learn ceramics from a talented group at ceramics class from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays at the Winter Springs Senior Center at 400 N. Edgemon Ave. in Winter Springs. Call 407-327-6556. Have fun and get moving at yoga classes at 10 a.m. every Friday morning. Chair yoga is also avail able offering all the benets of traditional yoga. Bingo is Wednesday, Friday and the last Sunday of the month. Lunch is served at 11:45 a.m. fol lowed by Bingo at 1 p.m. There is no bingo prior to the last Sunday of the month. A bridge class meets at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Need to relieve some stress? Need a little me time? On Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. join our 30-minute Guided Meditation class. Sunday at 11am at Senior Calendar

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Page 8 DEAR DR. ROACH: Why do people snicker when I wouldnt laugh if they knew the amount of sleep depriva tion I have endured during the 20 years it took to correctly diagnose it. I think if it hadnt and carbidopa), a Parkinsons drug, I would have gone mad long ago. Has anyone discov ANSWER: syndrome causes an urge to times arms), which is worse at nighttime and is relieved by movement. It is usually accompanied by unpleasant sensations in the legs. When accompanied by sleep depri vation, as yours has been, it is also called periodic limb movement disorder. The cause is known only in a minority of cases. About 40 percent of cases seem to run in families, and several genetic factors have been sometimes is associated with iron can improve symptoms. Moderate exercise, leg mas bath before bed) are some nondrug ways of improving bidopa is an effective treat are effective for many people. There are other alternatives as well. An expert in the condi tion, usually a neurologist, is essential for severe cases. I think the name restless leg syndrome may be part of the reason why people dont take this condition as seri ously as it deserves. After all, legs are supposed to move, and being restless doesnt sound so bad but as you know, its a lot more than that. For this reason, the new name, Willis-Ekbom disease, is preferred by some. Great information about this condition is available at The booklet on restless leg syndrome and nighttime cramps offers more tips. 306W, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 328536475. Enclose a check or money order Canada with the recipients printed name and address. Please allow four weeks for delivery. DEAR DR. ROACH: I am looking into buying an infrared sauna. My research indicates that infrared is good for arthritis, Type 2 diabetes, detox, cholesterol, weight loss, relieving muscle pain, helping kill cancer cells, etc. I have arthritis, and my boy friend has diabetes. My question is: Are these claims true? Can an infrared sauna help me to become a healthier person? I would use it daily or three to four times ANSWER: An infrared sau na uses light waves to heat up the body. People have been using traditional saunas for centuries, and many swear by infrared saunas in particular) can reduce pain and stiffness from some kinds of arthritis. evidence to support it. I doubt that saunas help with detox, weight loss or killing cancer cells. I would caution your boyfriend with diabetes, because some people with diabetes are less sensitive to heat and could be burned without knowing it. Dr. Roach regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but will incorporate them in the column whenever possible. Readers may email questions to ToYourGoodHealth@ med. cornell.edu. To view and order health pamphlets, visit www.rbmamall. com, or write to P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. 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. shadow.indd 1 5/1/12 3:22 PM shadow.indd 1 5/1/12 3:22 PM shadow.indd 1 5/1/12 3:22 PM here should be more to life than maintenance-free living. To learn more about our community in Kissimmee, call (407) 933-1999. rr f n t b nn n n f b r fntb nt ftnt r ff f tff nt f nfft fnf tnnt fnf fnt ffnt nf f f n f ntnf rffnt bnt n ntnnb tf tf nb tb n n Restless Leg Syndrome no laughing matter