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A dog park has been on Win-
ter Springs' to-do list since
2001. At Monday's City Com-
mission meeting, plans for
the four-legged playground
started to move forward.
Funding for another proj-
ect, Magnolia Park, could
be compromised if the city
doesn't start construction
on the dog park in the fall.
The Florida Department
of Environmental Protec-
tion awarded the city a
$135,000 matching grant
last July for a permanent
dog park. Because construc-
tion hasn't begun, the city
has been found in "noncom-
pliance" and will become
ineligible for further grants
after Sept. 10, according to
a June 15 letter from DEP's
Diane Langston.
Parks and Recreation
Director Chuck Pula told
the City Commission that
he needs its approval imme-
diately to make the deadline
because of all the paper-

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City leaders say cooperation is the key

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When Richard Gestrich started as
Oviedo city manager more than a
year ago he felt some friction between
Oviedo and its sister city Winter Springs.
That same tension existed between the
cities and the chamber of commerce
they share.
"There was a misplaced Oviedo-
versus-Winter Springs rivalry," Gestrich
said Friday, July 10, at the University
Corridor Update.
The central theme at the event,
which was hosted by the Orlando
Business Journal and the Metro Orlando
Economic Development Commission,
was the need to pursue cooperation
among municipalities, chambers of
commerce and residents to ensure East
Orlando's prosperity, as the medical

city and high-tech corridors blossom.
Gestrich has already made some
headway in Seminole County. He estab-
lished communication between the
cities and the Oviedo-Winter Springs
Regional Chamber of Commerce,
while bringing the nearby University of
Central Florida into the mix.
"At a recent meeting, I heard the
mayor of Winter Springs introduce him-
self as the mayor of Oviedo Springs," he
Working together on a regular basis,
he said, can save taxpayers money,
allow the cities to run more efficiently,
and make the area as a whole more
attractive to developers and businesses
looking to relocate.
When Gestrich was manager of a
Pennsylvania township, four of the
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Rick Walsh, chairman of the UCF Board of
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The Sun to shine under new ownership

STAFF REPORT burgeoning communi- distribution to more than experience will allow our tent.
ty media group, which 200 local business locations group to play a more signifi- "I want to emphasize that
includes The Winter Park- as well as online through its cant role in the local media our focus on local issues is
Observer Newspapers Maitland Observer and the Web site. mix." not going away; in fact it is
announced this week its Seminole Voice. "This partnership holds Taylor, who will oversee more important than ever.
partnership with the East Currently based in great opportunities for both The Sun's operations, has This is an opportunity to
Orlando Sun, a monthly Central Florida's Avalon parties," said Kyle Taylor, been named publisher for double our efforts to stay in
newspaper that serves the Park, the East Orlando Sun publisher for Observer the Sun. Taylor insists that touch with the local corn-
city's local community with has been an integral part Newspapers. "Beat Kahli all three publications will munity," Taylor said.
diverse, high-quality con- of the community since and The Sun have a long, remain dedicated to their
tent. 1995. The newspaper not well-respected history in individual coverage areas
The East Orlando Sun will only boasts a dedicated sub- the community. Coupling while sharing resources to
join Observer Newspapers' scriber base, but also enjoys that with our operational strengthen editorial con-

COOPERATION I Medical city in Lake Nona to jump-start corridor growth, they say

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area's cities shared one compre-
hensive plan. That allowed them to
attract major corporation Lockheed
Martin. Although the company set
up in just one of the cities, all four
reaped the economic benefits.
In August, Gestrich will meet
with Winter Springs City Manager
Kevin Smith to discuss 15 possible
opportunities for joint programs
between the cities. The cities' elect-
ed bodies held a joint meeting on
May 15 and plan to hold others in
the future.
Orange County and Seminole
County cities are working together
on plans for high-tech corridors in
each county - Innovation Way and
Seminole Way, respectively.
Attracting the right kind of peo-
ple - not companies - to these
corridors is crucial, said Jim Spaeth,
CFO of Sonata Health Care, a panel
member with Gestrich at the event.

He said the corridor has already
achieved so much in the realm of
simulation and life sciences. The
zip codes with the highest con-
centration of graduate degrees are
32828 - the Avalon Park area -
and 32765 - Oviedo.
"It's about chasing people, peo-
ple do the innovation," Spaeth said.
Getting those people here will
have to be a group effort, with the
chambers of commerce leading the
charge, said Oviedo-Winters Springs
Chamber President Paul Partyka.
He said there are already good
pulls, such as UCF, Seminole
Community College and Full Sail -
which is "the second, maybe first,
largest area of simulation in the
The medical city rising at Lake
Nona, which includes the UCF
School of Medicine, won't hurt the
Metro Orlando economy either.
But the news surrounding the
university corridor wasn't all posi-

tive. Gestrich talked about the strug-
gling Oviedo Marketplace, whose
owner, General Growth Properties,
is going through Ch. 11 bankruptcy
protection. Many storefronts con-
tinue to sit empty, while other ten-
ants grapple to survive.
But it's not just a problem for
the city of Oviedo. "If the mall fails,
it will have a regional impact," he
The city and the chamber have
a big plan - improve signage vis-
ibility along State Road 434, replace
some of the mall parking with res-
taurants, turn some storefronts into
office space, and bring in another
big company as an anchor, he said.
"The mall is hurting in Oviedo,"
he said. "We are trying to work with
management to encourage busi-
ness activity... Certain legal actions
have limited development at the
mall site."
The city is still looking for the
right developer to take on its Oviedo

on the Park project. The mixed-
use town center was to be built by
Broad Street Partners, whose man-
aging partner, Steve Walsh, died
of an apparent suicide last year.
Numerous monetary claims have
been filed against the company,
including one from Oviedo itself.
"We're looking for a new devel-
oper who will retain the intent and
purpose to create a town center
and form an identity for the city as
well," Gestrich said. The city turned
down one developer's proposal
already because it didn't do that, he
Also in attendance were District
33 State Rep. Sandy Adams and
Rick Walsh, chairman of the UCF
Board of Trustees. Orlando Business
Journal Editor Cindy Barth mod-
erated the discussion held at the
Holiday Inn UCF.

DOG PARK I Commission could formally approve city dog park in August

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work and public meetings
"Do we have time to
hammer this out in budget
workshops or is this a fire
drill?" Commissioner Gary
Bonner asked.
"It's pretty close to a fire
drill," Pula responded.
But City Manager Kevin
Smith recommended that
the dog park be discussed
along with the other capi-
tal expenditure projects at
a budget workshop.
"I'm uncomfortable
bringing it up on a piece-
meal basis," Smith said.
Commissioner Sally
McGinnis urged the com-
missioners to move forward
"in all fairness to Chuck,"
but she did not receive
support. The item was dis-
cussed at the July 23 budget
workshop, after presstime,
and could get preliminary
approval on July 27, with a
final vote in August.
There is already a tem-
porary dog park in Central
Winds Park, but it sits on

the future site of the Win-
ter Springs water reclama-
tion plant, which could
start construction as soon
as spring 2010, Pula said.
The temporary park,
which opened in 2004, cost
$15,000 to build and $20,000
annually to maintain. It sees
about 500 human visitors
per week, according to a
count done by city staff.
The Friends of Leash
Optional Parks donated
$3,000 toward the construc-
tion of the temporary park,
and it donated $4,000 and
a live oak tree toward the
permanent park.
The city budgeted
$125,000 in its general fund
for the park in the current
budget year, but did not
move forward on it because
of financial concerns.
Overall cost has come
down by half. On Monday,
Pula presented the Commis-
sion with a $100,000 budget
- the city would pay half of
that, with the grant picking
up the rest.
The plan hasn't changed
much. It still includes fenc-

ing, an asphalt walking trail,
dog playground structures,
water fountains and mis-
ters, shade trees, signs, and
picnic tables.
The operating costs
would remain the same
as the temporary park -
$20,000 a year. The city
could end up charging a fee
or ask FLOP to raise money
to offset that annual cost.
"I have been reading with
interest what has been hap-
pening in Winter Park with
the dog park," Bonner said.
The Winter Park City
Commission in a split vote
Monday decided not to
charge residents and non-
residents an annual fee to
use Fleet Peoples Park.
Pula said he didn't know
if a fee structure would
succeed in Winter Springs
either. "It's another option,"
he said.
For now the clock ticks
on the grant money. A
site survey has to be done,
then in addition to win-
ning approval from the City
Commission, Pula must get
the green light from the

Planning and Zoning Com-
"I'll do anything I can to
get the grant application

out," he said, "no matter
how long you all wait on

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Parade winners make Geneva proud

SBy Karen McEnany-Phillips

I wanted to share with you
some of the wonderful
winners from our Geneva
4th of July parade and to
make note of these special
achievements: First our two
amazing Grand Marshals
Reverend Eddie Banks from
Oak Grove M.B. Church
and Mr. Evans Bacon, who
did Geneva proud by rep-
resenting the very best of
us. These two men are true
pillars of our community.
They have led us in prayer
in joy and sorrow over
many years and remind us
of our connection to God,
family and community
by their wise and humble
example. I do not exagger-
ate that these two men are
truly beloved members of
Geneva's family.
Judging the float com-
petition was challenging -

we had some great ones as
always - but first place for
best decorated and themed
float went to Kelly Perko's
"Geneva River Rats" who
spelled out "Geneva" in
those huge letters and cov-
ered the float with so many
flags, not to mention all
the kids who were having
a ball. It was a beauty for
sure. We say well-deserved
and enjoy your $200 prize!
Second place float prize
went to the Geneva Cub
Scouts in care of Michael
Krummenacker, who I was
told worked very, very hard
on the float into the wee
hours the night before.
I know his Scouts were
thrilled to collect the $150
prize - well done!
A huge thank you to
Jesse Harrelson who
organized all the float

entrants, which is an
enormous task... do I hear
the Tournament of Roses
parade calling for you?
Other winners includ-
ed best decorated small
vehicle to Parish Blake
who took home $50.and
most unusual children's
entry $50 to Tom Naffke.
We always love the bike
brigade and a big congrats
to Zoe Stapleton who won
$50 for best decorated bike.
What would the parade
be without our fantastic
four-legged friends - all
the horses - and we thank
Marie and Chuck Tatman
as always for organizing
all the equestrian entries
in the parade. Marie shares
that there were 22 horses
in the parade with 12
horses registered for judg-
ing. Best depiction of the
theme (Flags Over Geneva)
was Firecracker, ridden by
Michelle Tournour. Best
groomed horse was Molly,
alternately ridden down
the parade route by Steve
Kuhn and Rachel and Dan
Roberson. Finally best
patriotic decorated horse
was Razzle Dazzle, ridden

by Dalton Harnch.
I'd like to also share part
of the remarks of Geneva
Citizens Association
President Richard Creedon
who quoted two great
Americans who continue
to give us inspiration when
we need it most.
"First, Vince Lombardi,
the famed coach of the
Green Bay Packers, said,
'The challenge for every
organization is to build
a feeling of oneness, of
dependence on another.
The question is usually
not how well each person
works, but how well they
work together.' This is the
secret that describes the
Village of Geneva."
Creedon continued,
"Second as to the day we
celebrate I would like
to quote Samuel Adams,
a cousin of John, and a
leader in the American
Revolution, since his words
from 1777 should have
a resonance in today's
"'Through the darkness
which shrouds our pros-
pects, the ark of safely is
visible. We have proclaimed

to the world our determi-
nation to die freemen, rath-
er than to live as slaves. We
have appealed to heaven
for the justice of our cause,
and in heaven we have
placed our trust. Numerous
have been the manifesta-
tions of God's providence
in sustaining us. In the
glooihy period of adversity,
we had had our cloud by
day and our pillar of fire
by night. Good tidings will
soon arrive."
In our day and age when
we process life in sound
bytes and quickly move on
the next "big thing", it's
nice to savor those memo-
ries that sustain us.

Please share your thoughts about
Geneva at 407-221-7002,
corn with "Stetson's Corner" in the
subject line, or fax 407-349-2800.
This column is dedicated to
Deputy Sheriff Gene "Stetson"
Gregory, killed in the line of duty
on July.8,1998. Geneva will never
be the same because of Deputy
Gregory - it will be better.

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Campaign trail heats up in Oviedo

It's that time again -
according to my calendar
- when several candidates
are beginning to campaign
for the offices of mayor and
Council seat 1, which are
currently held by Mayor
Mary Lou Andrews and
Councilman Steve Henken.
At the moment Henken
seems to be unopposed.
The story is a wee bit dif-
ferent for the mayor's posi-
tion. Looks like three can-
didates have thrown their
hats into the ring. We will
all just keep watching the
news for further develop-
All this lovely rain has
really made the grass grow
and it has flooded the
Miami curb'areas in Mead
Manor. The other day I was
getting my mail when a
neighbor walking her dog
said it was nice of me to
provide drinking water for
her pooch. I said I aim to
please. The water overflow-
ing the curb is groundwater

and sometimes each year it
gets very deep and floods
the street corner. Anybody
for swimming lessons? Saw
a public works truck out
in front of my house and I
popped out to investigate.
I said this happens every
year around this time. Are
you all going to improve
the drainage in the area?
We're not worried. It's just
groundwater and it will dry
up when the rainy season
stops. I do however know
that several residents did
call the city and that was
why the public works per-
son was on my street.
A movie for the evening:
On Friday, July 24, UCF will
screen "Back to the Future"
on a 26-foot screen with
surround sound at Knights
Plaza outside the arena.
Showtime is 8:30 p.m.
Admission is free. Seating is
limited, so bring a blanket
or chair.
Coming up from noon
to 6 p.m. this Saturday, July

25, A Taste of the Islands
will be held at St. Alban's
Cathedral, 3348 W. State
Road 426; Oviedo. The
Caribbean Committee's
second annual family fun
day will include a variety
of Caribbean foods, bever-
ages and desserts, music
and entertainment, and
children's activities. Free
admission. For more infor-
mation, call 407-484-4142.
Do you have mold?
Check out the Mold
Awareness class from 10:30-
11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 25,
held at the central branch
of the Seminole County
Public Library, 215 N.
Oxford Road, Casselberry.
Learn how to spot mold,
what to do if mold is visible
or suspected, and steps to
control moisture. Call now
407-629-4820 for registra-
tion; admission is free.
I bet some of you have
never visited the Museum
of Geneva History. Now
it will be open every sec-
ond and fourth Sunday
of the month from 2 p.m.
to 4 p.m. and is located
next door to the Geneva
Community Center on
First Street. Admission is
free to learn about the
history of the city. The
Historical Society will be

selling Geneva historical
prints, Geneva memora-
bilia and books including
"The Making of a Village,
A History of Geneva." For
more information, call 407-
Fall vegetable gardening
class will be held 9-10:30
a.m. on Aug. 1 at the
Orange County Extension
Education Center, 6021 S.
Conway Road, Orlando.
Come and learn the basics
of vegetable gardening
including soil preparation,
adjusting soil pH, fertiliza-
tion, irrigation, pests and
diseases. Registration is
required. Admission is free.
For registration and infor-
mation, call 407-254-9200.
A summer family tour
will be conducted on
Tuesday, July 28, at
the Morse Museum of
American Art, 445 N. Park
Ave., Winter Park. The
45-minute docent-guided
tour of the exhibit "The
Virtues of Simplicity -
American Arts and Crafts
from the Morse Collection"
are for children of elemen-
tary school age and their
parents or guardians.
Tours include a take-home
activity. Reservations are
required; call 407-645-5311
ext. 117. Admission to the

tour is free.
Like to play bunco?
From 3-5 p.m. on the first
and third Sundays of the
month the Casselberry
Women's Club is the place
for you. The club is located
at 251 Overbrook Drive,
Casselberry. Beginners are
welcome. Bring $5 and
let's roll the dice. For more
information, call 407-331-
Run/walk 6:30 p.m. on
Wednesday at the Lake
Mary Village, 3801 W. Lake
Mary Blvd. Area runners
and walkers can partici-
pate in a 3- to 5-mile run
or walk along the Seminole
County trail. A morning
group meets at 6 a.m. on
Tuesday. Free admission.
A thought: "One of the
secrets of a long and fruit-
ful life is to forgive every-
body everything every
night before you go to bed."
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Students of the M.M.A.T. Academy
located in Winter Springs com-
peted for U.S. nationals titles in tae
kwon do, a 2,000-year-old Korean
martial art. The M.M.A.T. Academy
team of 11 took home 2 gold medals,
4 silver, and 4 bronze.

The Oviedo All Star Rookie "A"
Team successfully represented
their area in the annual Cal Ripken
State Championships held in Palm
Beach Gardens July 3-6 emerging
as the Florida state champions. They
will move on to the regional district
tournament of southeastern states
July 15-19.,

The Oviedo Little League
10-11-year-old All-Star team won
the District 23 title in Apopka on
July 13 by beating Lake Mary in the
Championship game 7 to 1.

WOAMTEC announced its newest
membership level, the WOAMTEC
Apprenticeship. This apprenticeship
program is a one-month WOAMTEC
membership that offers unemployed
women and recent college graduates
the opportunity to network with more
than 400 professional women and
women-owned businesses located
throughout Central Florida, Tampa
and Atlanta, Georgia. WOAMTEC has

active chapters in Oviedo and Winter
Park. Interested applicants should
contact 407-767-5417.

The Edyth Bush Charitable
Foundation and its board of direc-
tors are proud to announce the
recipients of funding to support crit-
ical areas of need in Central Florida.
Grantees include: SafeHouse of
Seminole, BETA Center, Christian Help
Foundation. and Florida Foundation
for Special Children (Quest Inc.).

Photography teacher Scott Hamsik,
from Winter Springs High School,
received one of four 2009 Harold

GRADESI Newsweek ranks schools in top 5%

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students are the ones the school needs to
focus its attention on.
"We're disappointed, of course," she said.
"I know Winter Springs High is an out-
standing school but it got hit with lower
quartile that didn't make the grades."
School grades are based primarily on
FCAT scores. There is a lower quartile pen-
alty that drew down the grades of the dis-
trict's high schools, said Walt Griffin, execu-
tive director for Seminole County Schools
Secondary Education.
"Just in this district, six out of nine high
schools dropped because of the penalty,"
Griffin said. "The ninth grade reading score
stayed the same but the 10th grade reading
appeared to do the damage."
Griffin said despite massive cuts in the
district's budget, the money used to sup-
port the lower quartile students has stayed
Shaffner said even more attention needs
to be devoted to these struggling teenag-
ers. "If students in the lower quartile didn't
make the gains, then we concentrate on

those kids as much as we should... we need
to be reaching out to every child," she said.
Mayor Bush asked Shaffner if rezoning
of the school district could have contribut-
ed to the slip. He said students in neighbor-
hoods in the eastern part of Winter Springs
are now sent to Oviedo High School.
But Shaffner said the rezoning isn't a
factor because it was done when Hagerty
opened in 2005. "It would have shown up
before now," she said.
But while the state rated Winter Springs
High a C, Newsweek listed it - and seven
other county high schools - in the top 5
percent of high schools in the country based
on its successes in Advanced Placement and
International Baccalaureate programs.
"Nationally, Winter Springs looks really
good," Griffin said.
. Winter Springs Commissioner Sally
McGinnis said she is confident that Winter
Springs High can be a hometown star, as
well as a national one.
"I'm comfortable that during the next
cycle, they'll bring it back up to a higher
rating," she said.

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Down a back alley around
a corner of burnt red brick
walls, a peppy staccato
drumbeat creeps out into
the atmosphere of a warm
Friday night, pulling curious
passers-by toward a dizzy
underworld that perished
nearly a century ago.
The gravity grows stron-
ger as the music gets louder.
About 9 p.m. a skinny kid
in black wingtip shoes can't
resist any longer. He checks
his gold pocket watch at
the darkened doorway and
steps into a room full of half-
dressy misfits who spin him
through the dancing days of
prohibition's seedy past.
"Once you start doing
this, it's hard to stop," said
Tom Carroll, barely out of
his teens and dressed in a
striped polo, chinos and
Chuck Taylors and standing
at the door to another world.
Outside it's just another
hot night at the University
of Central Florida. Inside,
they're partying like it's
Blasting out through
MP3s and digital ampli-
fiers, jazz-infused bongo
beats and massive brass
bands drunk on mint juleps
and high on the rush of
America's longest-running
underground soiree tear a
musical swath through the
night, luring eager revelers
into dance-fueled delirium
on a well-worn glossy floor.
This is swing dancing's
golden era, stuck on repeat
- and minus the gin.
If you haven't heard of
America's first love affair
with countercultural subver-
sion, check Benny Goodman
on Wikipedia. Booze got
banned, but gangsters and
music kept the party going.
Peppy beats, tooting horns
and thick strung upright

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The University of Central Florida's Swing Knights hit the dance floor on Wednesday and Friday nights to teach guests young and old the art of swing dancing.

bass set a young generation
to a jitterbugging rhythm
as America got a taste of a
hedonistic good life before
the Great Depression stole
it all away.
Fast-forward about 65
years and everything old is
new again. Obscure bands
like The Cherry Poppin'
Daddies, The Brian Setzer
Orchestra and The Big Bad
Voodoo Band leapt from
the woodwork in the mid-
1990s, hit the charts and
fired up a swing dance res-
urrection, prying it from the
shadows and into the lime-
light. Comatose for decades,
swing suddenly hit the big
time somewhere between
Nirvana and the Spice Girls.

"It's always been there,"
longtime swinger Hurley
Francois said. "But when
the revival happened, it was
like a catapult."
Swing found a new fan
club, just as America's wal-
lets swelled and the spirit of
the '20s roared back to life.
The fervor that drove the
resurrection as far as the big
screen in "Swingers" and hit
dance clubs in every corner
of America sizzled for half a
That's when Kim
Ranachowski, a pretty twen-
tysomething in short brown
hair, tight blue T-shirt and
bluer jeans, got started.
"I always wanted to do
this," she said. "When I first

went out there, I said'I don't
know how.' It didn't mat-
ter. That first night, I was
Ten years later, she still
is, twirling across a dance
floor as her feet skip twice
to every twist of her hips
moving in and out of a spot-
lit circle on the floor. That
kind of passion flits around
the room with all the fire
of a 300 beat-per-minute
Lindy Hop.
The swing era is still alive
in Orlando, and its heart
beats inside the UCF Swing
Knights. The growing club
has taken an eccentric affin-
ity for all the good things to
come from the days when
Al Capone ruled the speak-

easies, and keeps the dance
floor warm until the early
Inside the walls of
Education Complex room
174, austere, white-tile ceil-
ings and mirrored walls
house a backroom counter-
cultural epicenter turned
80 years forward in time.
The wood floor still lets
chromed shoes jump and
jive, and the music is as
upbeat and infectious as it
was days before Wall Street
came crashing down.
On that constantly
vibrating floor, two pairs of
fleet feet wrapped in match-
ing white sneakers bounce
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Workshop attendees got a lesson on organic gardening from the UCF Environmental Initiative
and gardeners from the half-acre organic farm on campus. The concept's popularity is growing.

Just after 10 a.m. the heat is already
blazing down on Hank Harding as he
carries a cross of bamboo on his back,
walking a steady path through dirt
toward the rising sun. Along his foot-
steps in the soil, a kaleidoscopic cornu-
copia of edible produce springs from
beneath his well-worn work boots.
It's going to be a long day on the
University of Central Florida's organic
farm, but also a learning experience
for dozens of would-be horticultural-
ists descending on this secret garden
as the temperature ascends toward 90
degrees on this Friday morning.
Leading the group, Tina Richards
looks dressed as a tour guide; a tall,
skinny brunette wearing khakis and a
welcoming smile among a throng of
volunteers cutting away at hardened

trdening tips
earth with garden hoes and pickaxes.
"These are the type of people who
don't mind getting their hands dirty,"
she said. "We're teaching them to do
this all themselves."
They're learning how to tend a gar-
den the natural way, with a minimum of
pesticides and with the goal of produc-
ing the healthiest vegetables possible.
She's pushing for a fully organic seal of
approval for this half-acre garden that
only started in February.
Where she stands right now was bar-
ren land at the start of the year.
"It was like a dirt parking lot," she
Then potting soil and organic com-
post came pouring in by the truckload.
Richards and the UCF Environmental
Initiative helped turn this place, tucked

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in this 90-minute program. Space
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required. Please e-mail,
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Craft will be held from 10:30 a.m. i
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July 29.
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time of 108 minutes.
SteveSongs, the multi-talented volunteeringtofeedthe
children's musician and PBS homeless:
Kids co-host comes to the
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two fun family concerts on
Saturday, July 25 as part of the 407-252-5018
Target Family Theater Festival. *7 2 0
The concerts mark SteveSongs'_
Orlando debut, and the Orlando
Repertory Theatre, with a
capacity of 330, is the perfect
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this talented musician. Concert
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Counties, at a public hearing to present the.
Long Range Transportation Plan for the year
2030. METROPLAN ORLANDO is seeking your
input at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 28 at LYNX Central
Station, 2nd floor, 455 North Garland Avenue,

Orlando FL, 32801. Visit www.metroplanor-

Altamonte Springs Leisure Services and
Altamonte Jazz Ensemble presents The
Trumpet Artistry of Chris Dolske at 3 p.m. on
Sunday July 26. The concert will also feature
"Lady of Song" by vocalist Linda Cole. Event

located at Altamonte Springs Eastmonte Civic
Center, 830 Magnolia Drive. Admission is $5 at
the door. For more information please call Mike
Arena at 407-322-7528.

The Seminole County Sheriff's Office is
proud to announce their participation in
the 26th Annual National Night Out event

Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event
is designed to heighten crime and drug pre-
vention awareness, and strengthen neighbor-
hood spirit and law enforcement partnerships.
Representatives from the Seminole County
Sheriff's Office will be visiting neighborhoods
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SWING I Dancers fan the flame of a fad that died in the '20s, but roared back

< continued from page A5
back and forth in perfect
synchronous as "Sing Sing
Sing" builds to a frenzy and
threatens to envelop the
room. Two young danc-
ers, each wearing the same
loose camel khakis and
white Ts, mirror each other
in fast-kicking double-time
rhythm, readying for a com-
ing frenzy.
Suddenly he's grasping
her hands and flinging her
airborne in an impromptu
acrobatic ballet that sends
her feet into orbit toward
the ceiling. Time moves
slowly for just a moment

before she touches down.
Back on planet Earth, she
steps back in time like she'd
never left the ground.
Five years ago Francois,
in his trademark newsboy
cap, was spinning around
on this same dance floor,
shaking out a jittery, mes-
merizing Charleston that
would eventually win him
a national title - and he
won't tell you about that
unless you ask. He's just here
for the dancing, and for him
that never stops.
"He's here every week,"
Carroll said. "We've got a lot
of regulars who never miss

a dance."
Outside these walls,
they're spreading the gospel
of swing wherever someone
will listen and shake it.
Funny thing: it's working.
The misfit swing kids have
successfully turned some of
the downtown dance clubs
into swing clubs, danc-
ing onto the floor to the
rhythm of swing, and hop-
ing others will join in. It's
changed the atmosphere
inside clubs instantly, if only
for a few moments until the
big band music runs dry or
the energy stalls. The con-
fused bystanders who get

curious enough often find
themselves taking the ride
back to UCF the next Friday
night. And they're packing
the dance hall.
"This is actually a slow
night," Carroll said, looking
over his shoulder and into a
room of constantly moving
bodies nearing 100 strong.
A rival dance in Tampa
stole away half the crowd

for a special engagement.
"On any other Friday night
there might be 200 people
in here."
But even if there were
only 10, these swingers
don't seem to care. As long
as the music is playing, the
dancing never dies.
"It becomes about love,"
Carroll said. "I'll be doing
this for a lifetime."

GARDENING I Organic growing in popularity
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legged bandits that might holds a gardening day,
away on the east side of spoil or steal crops meant Richards said.
campus behind the school's for food co-ops and farmers Beneath the brim of a
engineering building, into markets. well-worn John Deere cam-
a haven for amateur horti- As a side effect of ouflage cap, Gil Lopez's face
culturists looking to hone improved techniques, many is already sweating away a
their skills in someone else's farms in the area are getting pound or two as he hacks
yard. so efficient that they're add- away at roots with a spade-
This plot of brown soil ing to the food supply, shaped shovel along a row
and leafy-green eats seems Harding said the goal is that he's about to begin
to have taken on a family to make this farm just as planting. A few feet behind
atmosphere for the regulars productive. To keep the food him, spinach plants are
who keep it going. Twenty safe for distribution, every- bursting from the ground
yards down a row of grape thing inside these fences is by the dozen.
tomato plants, Richards being done by the book. Already a one-year veter-
spots a friend and rushes "We're crossing our t's an of organic gardening, he
over to give her a hug. and dotting our i's now," said he's seeing more new
Among friendly greet- Harding said. faces all the time.
ings and small talk, ideas flit So far, so good. The "Community is created
from mouth to ear on every green of healthy plants is growing food, distributing
aspect of healthy living. Tia everywhere as volunteers food, and preparing and
Meer, another volunteer- and newcomers learn how eating food," Lopez said. "A
turned-teacher, has turned to keep it that way. More lot more people are getting
this into a lifestyle, one she's are coming every time the involved."

nappy to snare while tilling
soil. Her home is a model for
sustainable living. She has
her own garden, compost
toilets, solar panels on the
roof - even an electricity-
free natural water heater.
"There are a lot of people
here who are interested in
this stuff," she said. "We give
them the knowledge and
She drowns her thirst in
half a liter from a bicycle
water bottle and immedi-
ately turns back to the rake
in her other hand.
Among sweat-soaked
brows and soiled hands the
conversation flows con-
stagntly between cadres of
corn-fariincrs and seed-sow-
ers, but nobody seems to
slow down. Everybody has
a tool in their hands, and
everybody's working the
Along the garden's south-
ern border, a stone's throw
from a tree line, Harding is
fencing it in, taking natu-
ral bamboo cut down from
within that forest and lash-
ing it together to build a

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THIS WEEK in sports history

The Basketball Association of American, BAA, and the National
Basketball League, NBL, came together to form the National
Basketball Association. When the NBA was formed, it consisted of
seven teams, five from the BAA and two from the NBL. Today, there
Share 30 teams in the NBA.

Rats struggle to catch Suns

ISAAC BABCOCK the DeLand Suns, once unstoppa- last 10 games, found themselves in to-head matchups against the Suns
THE VOICE ble, are finally faltering, trouble against the second worst at press time, on Wednesday and
But the Rats can't seem to get team in the league - the Clermont Thursday night. At 7 p.m. Saturday,
Two and a half games. That's all their bats and pitching in sync on Mavericks. In extra innings the July 25, they play Winter Park at
that separated the Sanford River the diamond enough to catch the Mavs pulled out a win to knock the home, then Monday night they
Rats from the top of the league at Florida Collegiate Summer League Rats down a game. close out the regular season at 7
the start of the week - a distinction leaders. Now the Rats have only a couple p.m. in Sanford against Leesburg.
the team has been chasing since the Monday night, July 20, the Rats, games to catch the Suns. * After that, it's postseason time.
start of the year. Ever a step ahead, after climbing to a 7-3 record in the The Rats had their final two head-

In their 11th year, Kraze log first losing season

The end of the season has
gone topsy-turvy for the
Central Florida Kraze, as the
area's most prominent soc-
cer team has struggled to
come up with the miracle
they needed to make it to
the postseason.
"It was a tough season,"
Coach Joe Avallone said.
"But we'll rebound from it,
that's for sure."
A hopeful 4-0 end-of-sea-
son fantasy run turned into

a 0-3-1 reality in the final
games. With only 1 point
to show for their final two
weekends on the field --
when they were hoping for
9 to 12 - the Kraze aren't
just looking up in the United
Soccer Leagues' Premiere
Development League ladder
- they've been overtaken.
With a 5-1 loss to the
Baton Rouge Capitals fol-
lowed by a 3-0 shutout by
the Mississippi Brilla, the
Kraze have watched in hor-
ror as they've been passed
up by the Capitals in the

Southeast Division stand-
That overtaking has put
them into sixth place at a
point in the season when
Avallone said he'd hoped
to be in third, though he'd
acknowledged that a plague
of injuries and the loss of
starting goalkeeper Devela
Gorrick would make it dif-
ficult. By the numbers it was
possible, but they would've
had to beat some of the best
teams in the division. All
three of the teams who beat
them in the final two weeks

are ahead of them on the
And it's going to stay
that way, as the Kraze have
exhausted their regular sea-
son schedule in search of
that one final victory. Their
record of 4-9-3 is the worst
in the team's history, though
their 15 points are still far
more than many other
teams in the league. On a
perennially successful team
like the Kraze, the final sea-
son tally is an unusual one.
They've never had a losing

"We'll take one losing sea-
son in the last 11," Avallone
And in a tough division
where one team managed
to go undefeated and still
only ranked third place at
the end of the season, the
Kraze aren't too far down
the ladder.
"We expected it'd be
hard," Avallone said. "But
we have a lot of young play-
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THIS WEEK in political history
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George Washingfon, a young .Virginia planter, became a Master
Mason, the highest basic rank in the secret fraternity of
Freemasonry. Many other leaders of the American Revolution,
including Paul Revere, John Hancock, the Marquis de Lafayette
and the Boston Tea Party saboteurs, were also Freemasons.

How you should react to rising unemployment
who is a professional marketing, companies that would love to tion, this is a good option as many
director. She has been out of work hire her, but don't currently have positions may not be local.
AM k for three months. The good news is a position available. My sugges- Best of luck!
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in order to get the word out about and occasionally drop a line. My
San her search. She is doing all the husband was the runner up for the
Right things w which include: position he currently holds, and........................................................................... ..................
This week unemployment num- -Have a great resume the employer called him back three T SANDI
bers came in at 10.8 percent. -Network within your circle and months later when the person that >TO U
They're going up, not down. your contacts circles was chosen did not work out. Sandi Vidal is the executive director for Christan
We are seeing more and more -Meet with professional organi- Higher level executives might HELP and the Central Florida Employment council,
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Letters to Editorial

Residents need to

speak up against tax hike
At the last budget workshop, economy is affecting everyone,
the Oviedo City Council had and an increased tax burden at .'
to tackle the issue of a $1 mil- this time is unacceptable. ." .... -
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Here's what kids
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I like bananas and
watermelon because
they are healthy
and taste good. I
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6 years old

I like steak on the
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more information on these jobs and
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Apply by following the directions listed. For
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or call (407) 531-1227.

School Crossing Guard
Job Description: Responsible for assisting
children crossing roads to school yard,
instructing vehicles to stop, and performing
other job related duties as required. Work
Monday-Friday, 7:30am-8:30am and
Pay Rate: $8.00 per hour
Job Order Number: 9416519

Deputy Sheriff
Job Description: Responsible for performing
law enforcement and public safety work
in the protection of life and property and
the execution of orders issued through the
jurisdiction of the Sheriff. Work days and
hours may vary.
Pay Rate: $36,089.00-$43,306.00 per year
Job Order Number: 9416524

Dietary Aide
Job Description: Responsible for providing
assistance in all dietary functions to
ensure residents' dining needs are met in
accordance with all laws, regulations and
company standards. Work days and hours
may vary.
Pay Rate: $7.50-$8.00 per hour
Job Order Number: 9287775

Registered Nurse
Job Description: Responsible for
communicating technical information,
obtaining information from clients,
customers, or patients, and using
interpersonal communication techniques.
Conducts patient assessments, uses
sanitation practices in health care settings,
takes vital signs, and uses clinical problem
solving techniques. Inventories medical
supplies or instruments and prepares
supplies/equipment for surgery. Work
Monday-Friday, hours may vary.
Pay Rate: $40,000.00-$48,000.00 per year
Job Order Number: 9419584

Medical Receptionist/Patient Specialist
Job Description: Responsible for collecting
payments, distributing correspondence
or mail, examining files or documents to
obtain information, greeting customers, and
maintaining records,, reports, or files. Uses
computers to enter, access, or retrieve data.
Answer calls, communicates with customers
or employees to disseminate Information,
and routes multi-line telephone calls. Work
days and hours may vary.
Pay Rate: $9.00-$11.00 per hour
Job Order Number: 9419587

Office Assistant
Job Description: Responsible for performing
general office work. Answers telephone and
files. Provides customer service and deals
with customers on the phone. Takes orders
and compiles, copies, sorts, and files records
of office activities, business transactions,
and other activities. Work Monday-Friday,
Pay Rate: $8.00 per hour
Job Order Number: 9419622

Customer Service Coordinator
Job Description: Responsible for assisting
students with transportation, doctor visits,
and grocery trips. Coordinates social
activities throughout the year and conducts
orientation for new enrollments. Work days
and hours may vary.
Pay Rate: $12.00 per hour
Job Order Number: 9419012

Maintenance Technician
Job Description: Responsible for air
conditioning and ice machine cleaning
and changing filters. Work Monday-Friday,
Pay Rate: $12.00-$1!8.00 per hour
Job Order Number: 9419057

Branch Manager
Job Description: Responsible for seeking
new business and maintaining current
accounts by communicating with clients.
Oversees budget and operation functions for
assigned territory and performs other duties
that may be assigned. Work Monday-Friday,
Pay Rate: $35,000.00-$40,000.00 per year
plus commission
Job Order Number: 9418033

Information Technology (IT)
Administrator - Web Page
Job Description: Responsible for assuming
full responsibility for the efficient, cost-
effective, and secure operation of the
company's technology systems including

telephones, computers (hardware and
software), wireless devices, networks,
Intemet, Intranet, equipment, and
programming changes. Insures all of the
components of the company's computer
system, including computers, network,
and software, work properly together.
Troubleshoots problems reported by users
and by automated network monitoring
systems and makes recommendations for
future system upgrades. Work days and
hours may vary.
Pay Rate: $15.00-$28.00 per hour
Job Order Number: 9418812

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of additional openings throughout Central
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call (407) 531-1227.

Simulation and
Software Tool Programmer
Job Description: Responsible for develop-
ing and designing manufactured products.
Combines artistic talent with research on
product use, marketing, and materials to
create the most functional and appealing
product design. Work days and hours may
Pay Rate: Salary based upon experience
Job Order Number: 9411159

Customer Support Technician
Job Description: Responsible for providing
technical support for all Company's custom-
ers and assisting with preventative main-
tenance for different work sites. Assists
customers with technical, application, and

service related aspects of integrated alarm/
access control systems and assists filed
technicians with technical, application, and
service related aspects of integrated alarm/
access control systems when time permits.
Work days and hours may vary.
Pay Rate: Salary based upon experience
Job Order Number: 9393550

Satellite Installer
Job Description: Responsible for satellite
installation in commercial installations,
television mounting, and cabling. Sets up,
rearranges, or removes switching and
equipment used in central offices. Services
and repairs equipment and other communi-
cation equipment on customers' property
and installs equipment in new locations or
installs wiring and telephone jacks in build-
ings. Work days and hours may vary.
Pay Rate: $750.00 per week
Job Order Number: 9417207

Electronic Packaging Engineer
Job Description: Responsible for supporting
design and fabrication of various equip-
ments for missile related hardware. Work
days and hours may vary.
Pay Rate: $8.00-$12.00 per hour
Job Order Number: 9417373

Tree Care Services Crew Leader
Job Description: Responsible for ensuring
equipment is properly inspected and work-
ing properly before, during, and after each
day's work. Completes a pre-trip inspection
report and ensures the safety of pedestrians
and passing cars from falling tree debris
through proper job setup. Lays out cones,
posts "Tree Work Ahead" signs, and uses
caution tape, as well as monitoring the area
during the course of work. Understands
proper tree pruning techniques to perform
various operations. Work days and hours
may vary.
Pay Rate: $10.00 per hour
Job Order Number: 9414587



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Pipe Layer
Job Description: Responsible for assem-
bling materials for pipe installation including
equipment and tools. Climbs a ladder up and
down excavations, structures, and scaffolds
with full range of motion safely
in a trench box. Aligns and positions pipes
to prepare them for bolt up, pushes home
to the mark line, or other assembly. Work
Monday-Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm.
Pay Rate: $10.00-$11.00 per hour
Job Order Number: 9416009
Production Clerk
Job Description: Responsible for setting up,
operating, and adjusting controls on high
speed manufacturing equipment to ensure
production produced, is within customer
quality. Work days and hours may vary.
Pay Rate: $8.00-$8.30 per hour
Job Order Number: 9419135

Weight Master
Job Description: Responsible for quality as-
surance (QA) of linen and weighs incoming
and outgoing linen. Work days and hours
may vary.
Pay Rate: $8.50-$11.00 per hour
Job Order Number: 9418571

Sales/Solutions Consultant
& Account Manager
Job Description: Responsible for promoting
and selling media design and production
services through direct customer contact,
Acts as an ambassador for the organiza-
tion's policies, products and services.
Identifies prospective clients, schedules
appointments and keeps an accurate record
of sales activity. Provides support during on
and off-site events and other promotional
event opportunities. Prepares and presents
proposals that solve problems and speaks to
prospective client concerns. Work Monday-
Friday, 9:00am-6:00pm.
Pay Rate: Salary based salary and commis-
Job Order Number: 9376739


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* Restaurant Style Dining Experience
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