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Title: Seminole voice
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Place of Publication: Oviedo, Fla.
Publication Date: 08-10-2012
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Just before one suburban road in Chuluota ends, a begins. They lead you to the front yard of the Nelson fam at half-mast. The star stands for the son and brother of those in side, Pfc. Brenden N. Salazar. Childes Middle School, or the ones he read about from Celery Stalks . ......................................... 15 Stetsons Corner . .................................... 15 Interests . .................................................. 6 Calendar . ................................................ 10 Athletics . ................................................ 12 Ask Sandi . .............................................. 14 Young Voices . ......................................... 14 Classifieds . ............................................. 16Join Food Truck Crazy at Oviedo Mall from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, for a fresh-cooked dinner from one of Central Floridas gourmet food trucks. Calendar > 10 Teams gear up to play volleyball in the mud for charity on Aug. 25Interests > 8Oviedo ventriloquist and magician finds niche in kids entertainmentInterests > 6Mica and Adams in final push lead ing to Tuesdays primary electionThis Week > 2 As a result of Jason Bournes actions, another THE BOURNE LEGACY State asks Oviedo to repay $1.5M in FEMA funds dos decade-long journey to see a The county reached an agree through the 23.15 acres of property Mayor Dominic Persampiere said. county to reposition the trail on the property to be sure that it didnt biright in the future, but thats not a of the hospital. The property at the corner of Red forts. day, City Manager Kathryn Breazeale said. The demand notice is fairly short notice, said. span. been in the accounting. Were still trying to Mayor Dominic Persampiere said that minimally damaged areas that year, documented in a series of articles by the South plications. After comparing those applications to the ones, regardless of damage. research study. iere said. At the time the city management ceed in recouping all of the payments its de manding, the city is prepared. repayment plan. ISAAC BABCOCK The VoicePHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE VOICEWill Breazeale, husband of Oviedo City Manager Kathryn Breazeale, was among hun dreds who lined Red Bug Lake Road Aug. 3 to salute Pfc. Brenden N. Salazars funeral procession. Please see TRIBUTE on page 4 The nal salute SARAH WILSON The Voice Hospital is one step closerISAAC BABCOCK The Voice Please see HOSPITAL on page 5

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Page 2 those seen this time four years ago. polling. On Saturday, Aug. 4, the polling locations, compared recorded. more absentee ballots so far, cast absentee in the entire been cast total so far. part due to the change of de days instead of 15. Republican candidate U.S. Rep. Sandy AdRep. John Mica for the District 7 Congres sional seat, said shed seen a steady stream she said, standing across the street from the and sending out mailers. for money and endorsements. Adams had of July, plus endorsements from the Tea Party Reps. Allen West, Rich Nugent and Dennis Ross. in campaign funds and endorsements from Mayor Dominic Persampiere. not only endorsed by Ken Bradley, but by I he said. rain or shine. said.THIS WEEK in history Aug. 16, 1896 George Carmack spots nuggets of gold in a creek bed near the Klondike River in Canadas Yukon Territory. His lucky discovery sparks the last great gold rush in the American West. Over the next two years, as many as 50,000 would-be miners arrived in the region. Seminole Voice is published twice a month by Turnstile Media Group | POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Seminole Voice | P.O. Box 2426 | Winter Park, FL 32790 Publisher reserves right to edit or refuse all advertisements, announcements, articles and/or letters to the editor. Submission does not guarantee publication. Columnists opinions are made independently of the newspaper. All rights reserved. Seminole Voice 2012 TCraft@TurnstileMediaGroup.com JAndreasson@TurnstileMediaGroup.com IBabcock@TurnstileMediaGroup.com JGallagher@TurnstileMediaGroup.comSarah Wilson jwfoley@att.net Sandi@ChristianHelp.org SundewGardens@gmail.com KPhillips@TurnstileMediaGroup.comJosh Garrick JoshGarrick9@gmail.comSarah Wilson, Brittni Johnson LStern@TurnstileMediaGroup.com Legal@FLALegals.com KReyes@TurnstileMediaGroup.comFlorida Press Association & Oviedo/Winter Springs Chambers of Commerce Seminole Voice 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, Winter Park/Maitland Observer, East Orlando Sun, Baldwin Park Living and Turnstile Connect.CHAIRMAN: Rance Crain PRESIDENT/CEO: Francis X. Farrell VICE PRESIDENTS: Merrilee Crain, Patti Green & Jeff BabineauPeriodicals postage is paid at Oviedo, Fla. Race to the primaries John Mica Sandy Adams Campaign funds of Republican candidates for U.S. Rep. District 7 as of July 25: John Mica $969,000 Sandy Adams $453,000 Early voting for the primary election runs through Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Oviedo Library, 310 Division St. For other locations and a list of races up for vote, visit voteseminole.org For primary election results, visit seminolevoice.com programs for all residents. Hospital Centra Care, aims to help imand sunshine, summer is a time to be during summer months at home, than they do during the school year. High blood pressure among chiland Sole Seminole can play a small yet just around the corner, residents can end the summer by participating in a prizes after completing a series of health challenges listed on the Heart Branch to return their Passports to any of 4 Seminole County Centra Care locations of four Centra Care locations in Seminole County Seminole County trail nole County land area To help participants complete their Jennifer Giusti is part of the creative team behind the Heart and Sole Seminole health initiative and spokesperson for Centra Care.SARAH WILSON AND ISAAC BABCOCK The Voice Get a move on: Heart and Sole Seminole launches for county residentsJENNIFER GIUSTI Guest Writer

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Page 3 Vote Mica for Congress Aug. 14 www.micaforcongress.comRecord Not Rhetoric Watch Dog of the Treasury Award Faith and Freedom Coalition 100% Spirit of Enterprise Award, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Defenders of Liberty, American Conservative Union State Good Government Award, Florida Jaycees Guardian of Small Business Award Nearly Every National Veterans Service Award Including: Air Force Association National Military Family Association Non-Commissioned Ocers Association The Retired Enlisted Association Blinded American Veterans Foundation Vietnam Veterans of America Reserve Ocers AssociationPaid for by Mica for Congress (Republican) John Mica Repeal ObamaCare Balance the Budget Cut Government Spending No Tax Increases No Bailouts Secure Our Borders Now Make Government Work NOT Grow

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Page 4 FOR LEASING INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT rffntb JOINING NATIONAL TENANTS NOW O PEN 130 E Altamonte Drive Altamonte Springs PictureShow Cinemas ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE 395 Alafaya Woods Blvd., Oviedo, FL 32765 407-977-8786ALF License No. 9235, 9308, 9307 www.slm.net/SCOviedo1 Signature property of Located on a beautiful campus setting, our two Savannah Court communities provide full assisted living services while Savannah Cottage offers a secured residence for those with memory loss. Call us today, stop by for a visit, join us for lunch, or all of the above! You are always welcome at Savannah Court and Cottage of Oviedo. MEMORY CARE RESIDENCEWhere hospitality is truly a way of life! Savannah Court and Cottage ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE 395 Alafaya Woods Blvd., Oviedo, FL 32765 407-977-8786ALF License No. 9235, 9308, 9307 www.slm.net/SCOviedo1 Signature property of Located on a beautiful campus setting, our two Savannah Court communities provide full assisted living services while Savannah Cottage offers a secured residence for those with memory loss. Call us today, stop by for a visit, join us for lunch, or all of the above! You are always welcome at Savannah Court and Cottage of Oviedo. MEMORY CARE RESIDENCEWhere hospitality is truly a way of life! Savannah Court and Cottage Located on a beautiful campus setting, our two Savannah Court communities provide full assisted living services while Savannah Cottage offers a secured residence for those with memory loss. You are always welcome at Savannah Court and Cottage of Oviedo www.savannahcourtoviedo.com395 Alafaya Woods Blvd., Oviedo, FL 32765407-977-8786 Call us today, stop by for a visit, join us for lunch, or all of the above! He died protecting this country. He On July 22, 10 days after Brendens Serving his country to join the Army, just as she, his stepfather James Nelson, grandfather, and uncles had all done. As she and her husband are both former prise. But coming from her son, the quietly didnt seem scared, and he didnt seem un 2010, after graduating from Hagerty High School in June, he and his dad trained to through their Chuluota neighborhood. ed in his honor, as his sister Hannah rode alongside on her scooter. Brendens uncle, Tab Bryant, a retired stan on July 12. the pond. Oviedo honoringMembers of the community lined the length mile-and-a-half-long funeral processional Community Church in Winter Springs to passed by. homage to a fallen soldier and hero. salute the passing processional. the feeling she had seeing so many people Brotherly love ute to Hannah, in the form of a tattoo dedicated to her on his inner-forearm. Hed left dedication to her. side of his arm so that in his mind he could ing her right arm across her chest to her left TRIBUTE | Mom said Brenden found his niche when he joined the Army; uncle calls him a soldiers soldier CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Salazars family has created a memorial Facebook page in his honor at facebook.com/ brenden.salazar.1 In memory of Salazar, a trust fund has been set up for his younger sister Hannah Nelson, who has cystic brosis. The family has set up the trust fund with Fairwinds Federal Credit Union, 77 Geneva Drive, Oviedo, FL 32765. Checks can be made payable to Agnes Lopez, with Hannah Nelsons name in the memo line.

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Page 5 invites you to Held on the LAST SATURDAY of the MONTH From 11:30 AM 1: 00 PM Oviedo, FL 32765 407 971 8135 This month there will also be FOOD Financial are WELCOME! We are always in need of Volunteers All proceeds from ticket sales, rafe items and 10% of store sales benet the Sebastian Haul Fund. Helping Central Florida Greyhounds reach their forever homes. FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please call 407-644-2969 or stop by our stores at 329 Park Avenue North, Winter Park PRESENTED BY: IN ADVANCE DA Y OF EVENT under a commercial zoning in October. The project has seen in a statement that the company She did not immediately return a request for comment on the re cent change. The mayor said he had yet to iere said. Thats been a long time in pital companies to build a medi in the city. ing emergency department need. en years, until somebody signs a Im not interested in hospi tals and their political games. What Im interested in is that someone of good quality brings promised for many years and had our hopes dashed. Until you HOSPITAL | Mayor: no concrete plans CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Do we still want it there? Yes we do. But after dealing with it for seven years, until somebody signs a deal, Im not sure I believe it. Commissioner Steve Henken Winter Springs cuts taxes Winter Springs City Commission Commission at its July 23 meeting set the millage rate at 2.43 mils, once again decreased in Winter solution not part of the problem The citys proposed total bud from 2012. Part of the decrease comes from an anticipated 1.4 per Seminole County Property Appraiser. To meet the smaller budget, the city has continued to lean out tions by eliminating some and reducing others to part-time The largest change in operat ing cost in the citys currently proposed budget is a 15.4 percent This, the budget notes, is due to a the citys red-light cameras. A public hearing for the 2013 budget and the 2.43 proposed Commissions Sept. 10 meet scheduled for Sept. 24.SARAH WILSON The VoiceARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE VOICEThe Winter Springs Celebration of Freedom used to be paid for with tax dollars. Now its all funded through sponsorships. To view a full draft of the citys proposed budget for 2013, visit wintersprings.org

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Page 6 THIS WEEK in human history Aug. 17, 1915 Charles F. Kettering is issued a patent for his engine starting device the first electric ignition for automobiles. In the early years, drivers used hand cranks to start the internal combustion process that powered car engines. rfnt bbfn f r 100% OF TICKET SALES SUPPORT SHARE OUR STRENGTHS EFFORTS TO END CHILDHOOD HUNGER ORLANDO, FLORIDA SATURDAY AUG 25, 2012 Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Dr. Orlando, FL 32821 VIP 6:45pm-10:00pm | $150 LOCAL BENEFICIARIES Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida C oalition for the Homeless of Central Florida REGIONAL BENEFICIARIES Florida Impact For tickets and information, visit T asteOfTheNation.or g /Orlando or call 407-808-7508 PSA Full.indd 1 2/18/10 3:57:29 PM 100% OF TICKET SALES SUPPORT SHARE OUR STRENGTHS EFFORTS TO END CHILDHOOD HUNGER ORLANDO, FLORIDA SATURDAY AUG 25, 2012Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Dr. Orlando, FL 32821 VIP 6:45pm-10:00pm | $150 LOCAL BENEFICIARIES Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida C oalition for the Homeless of Central Florida REGIONAL BENEFICIARIES Florida Impact For tickets and information, visit T asteOfTheNation.or g /Orlando or call 407-808-7508 PSA Full.indd 1 2/18/10 3:57:29 PM 100% OF TICKET SALES SUPPORT SHARE OUR STRENGTHS EFFORTS TO END CHILDHOOD HUNGERORLANDO, FLORIDA SATURDAY AUG 25, 2012Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Dr. Orlando, FL 32821 VIP 6:45pm-10:00pm | $150 LOCAL BENEFICIARIES Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida C oalition for the Homeless of Central Florida REGIONAL BENEFICIARIES Florida Impact For tickets and information, visit T asteOfTheNation.or g /Orlando or call 407-808-7508 PSA Full.indd 1 2/18/10 3:57:29 PM 100% OF TICKET SALES SUPPORT SHARE OUR STRENGTHS EFFORTS TO END CHILDHOOD HUNGERORLANDO, FLORIDA SATURDAY AUG 25, 2012 Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Dr. Orlando, FL 32821 VIP 6:45pm-10:00pm | $150 LOCAL BENEFICIARIES Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida C oalition for the Homeless of Central Florida REGIONAL BENEFICIARIES Florida Impact For tickets and information, visit T asteOfTheNation.or g /Orlando or call 407-808-7508 PSA Full.indd 1 2/18/10 3:57:29 PM Knock knock, says a pint-sized dragon puppet perched on an armchair. Whos there? someone answers. Jacki, he says, his head bobbing up and down, as his mouth moves, remaining open, anxiously awaiting his punch line. Jacki, who? See, she doesnt know who you are either! he replies, turning toward the ing her eyes as the prankster puppet, Jo Jo thrown back dramatically. Jo Jo Bean, his one-woman audience and many others in the community may not yet know Jacki Mannas name, but its one thats been heard and listed on enter tainment bills across the state, nation and world. The Oviedo resident and Orlando teach having to open her mouth and talking almost entirely with her hands as an ac years. big aspirations and dreams, and her con laughter. My puppets can say anything, and at message theyre hearing is good. She learned how to speak without moving her lips, avoiding the letters like B, M, on a show. She can quack like a duck, go Southern as old-time Cowboy Eddie or dopey as a Hawaiian shirt-wearing dragon. Everyones a kid a heart and everyone wants to be entertained, she says. Everyone, including the children shes church countries in Europe, South Amerismile. said. Last month she traveled to the 36th An nual Vent Haven Convention in Ft. Mitch Dunham, who she says has made ventriloquism cool again. camps and business luncheons. Shes just hilarious, said Lisa Cook, coshe even has the adults laughing louder than the kids. Whether Jo Jo Bean, the smart-talking dragon, wants to admit it or not, Manna has what keeps me going, spreading love and laughter to the community.Talking with her handsSARAH WILSON The VoicePHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE VOICEOviedo ventriloquist and teacher Jacki Manna hangs out with Jo Jo Bean and other puppets. To learn more about Oviedo ventriloquist and magician Jacki Manna, visit mannaentertainment.com Youre no dummy vote!Comedian/ventriloquist Ed Thomas of Altamonte Springs and his dummy partner, Hugo, are performing shows with the message to get out and vote on Election Day, Aug. 14. Thomas said, This was Hugos idea. He was upset that he couldnt vote because he is a dummy, so he wants to be sure that everyone who is not a dummy votes. Thomas believes if you dont vote, you dont have a right to complain about politics. Hugo agrees, which makes this the only thing that Thomas and Hugo have ever agreed on. Visit edthomasandhugo. com or call 407-332-7233.

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Page 7 She and her husband, Phillip Ramos, not only trav World. even knew what a hoagie was. made-to-order hoagies, which are baked in the Orlando store keep the signature texture that theyll also stock up on Wawas iced tea and baked goods. East Orlando residents who hoagies in one day. Even people World. They were so impressed that they made the trip to the Goldenrod Road grand opening on their way to the beach. was about. Their cappuccino is better than Starbucks, the Eastwood resident said, sounding shocked. Wawa stores are in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Florida is wont be the only East Orlando location. Oviedo VISION Center 875 Clark Street,Suite A Oviedo, FL 32765 www.OviedoVision.com 407.366.7655 Dr. Gary D. McDonald and Dr. Jason R. Wallace Optometric PhysiciansFashion Frames Custom Contact Fittings Eye Exams for All Ages Designer & Rx Sunglasses Treatment of Red Eyes Treatment of Infections & Glaucoma In-House Optical Lab Surgery Co-Management AUG. 11On Aug. 11 and Aug. 18, Winter Springs Babe Ruth will be holding registration for the fall season at Cen tral Winds Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Games start on Sept. 15. The MusicBox is having a grand opening event on Aug. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. at 1331 Winter Springs Blvd. Winter Springs. There will be live mu sic, give aways, refreshments and more. The MusicBox offers lessons in voice, guitar, piano, drums and more. They offer a variety of performance groups based on the students age. Visit www.themusicboxinc.comAUG. 12Join Food Truck Crazy at Oviedo Mall from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, for a fresh-cooked dinner from one of Central Floridas gourmet Food Trucks. Visit foodtruckcrazy.comAUG. 13The rst day of school for Seminole County is Monday, Aug. 13.AUG. 18Youre invited to the grand opening of Oviedo Malls new Childrens Play Area! Join them on Saturday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. in the food court. The rst 50 families will receive a free swag bag. Families will also have the opportunity to sign their kids up for the newly launching Oviedo Mall Kids Crew. The Radio Disney Road Crew will join the fun from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with more games, prizes, and of course singing and dancing. The Junior Olympic Archery Devel opment Program (JOAD) is a pro gram of USA Archery (501c3) that is designed to teach archery to young people over a series of classes taught by a certied archery instructor or coach. JOAD is open to any youth 8 to 20 and is designed to grow with the youth archer. The next class starts Aug. 18 at Geneva Archery, 3883 CR 426, Geneva, and runs from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Registration is now open and classes ll fast! To register or for more information, visit www.genevaarchery.com or call 407-221-7764.AUG. 25City of Casselberry is hosting a free Recreation Expo on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Secret Lake Park Recreation Center located at 200 N. Triplet Lake Drive. Representatives from various recreation programs will be on hand to an swer questions and offer information about the numerous programs avail able for residents and visitors. Ac tivities will include free youth sports clinics, art demos, yoga, Taekwondo, cheerleading, dance for all ages, Zumba, kayaking and paddle boarding and much more. The Casselberry Recreation Center and Art House fea tures a variety of programs for every age and interest, from toddlers, to adults and seniors. Visit http://bit.ly/ O3GqQ2ONGOINGThe Seminole State College Planetarium presents Central Florida Nights from 8:30-9:30 p.m. on Aug. 17 and Aug. 31. Luna will be pre sented from 8:30-9:30 p.m. on Aug. 11, Aug. 18 and Aug. 25. The Forgot ten Astronomers will be presented from 8:30-9:30 p.m. on Aug. 10 and Aug. 24. Visit seminolestate.edu/planet or call 407-708-2360. Visit SeminoleVoice.com for more details on these events. Email submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com The new Wawa is at 4700 S. Goldenrod Road in Orlando. Wawa will also build a $5 million store and gas station abutting the south end of the Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar property along U.S. Highway 17/92 in Winter Park. For more information, visit www.wawa.com/oridaMEGAN STOKES The VoicePHOTOS BY MEGAN STOKES THE VOICEPam Johnson and her daughter stocked up on coffee and donuts at the Goldenrod Road Wawa be fore heading to the beach. Below, a fan shows off a jug of peach iced tea. Many ocked to the new store. Please see WAWA on page 9 Are you kidding? We had to go. It just makes me feel like home. When I moved here no one even knew what a hoagie was. Marie Ramos

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Page 8 decade, Mike Alley gathers his volleyball tournament. They have a team name, matching shirts and ball, he hits the court with a enough height on his jump to re ible through a substantial caking sends out a wave splashing mud Who doesnt love an excuse to splash around in the mud with cause? Alley says with a laugh. people will descend on the Lee Vista Center in Orlando. Split into Mudd Volleyball Challenge coDimes. You not only have a good time, but youre doing something and his Mudd Volleyball board tral Florida put on this all-day, supports premature babies and national airline chains such as AirTran Airways, local-run busi nesses such as Planet Smoothie Sometimes its really nice to see your manager slopping out in the mud and dragging around, says Marla Lauterette, board member and longtime participant through her company, Hannover have. The best dynamic, Compton ton and his committee have come up with incentives to have teams or, new this year, Pig Penthouse, which has individual butlers and massage therapists and access to We really try to not only do our best to put out the best event we can, but to do what we can to what it goes back to. Mike Alley says what keeps watch. groups, Compton says, as long as people dont mind leaving a little dirtier than they came, but knowmoms and babies across the na tion every year. raising walk or something, this is dont really go to a walk because come out and have a blast. Muddy event raises money for babiesSARAH WILSON The VoicePHOTOS COURTESY OF MIKE ALLEY AND MARCH OF DIMESMore than 2,000 people will play volleyball in the mud at the Lee Vista Center on Saturday, Aug. 25 to raise money for March of Dimes. Organizers are hoping that this years event will take in about $200,000. The March of Dimes 20th annual Mudd Volleyball Challenge returns to Orlandos Lee Vista Center, 5380 Lee Vista Blvd., on Saturday, Aug. 25. For more information on how to register a team for the tournament, visit mudvb. com. To learn more about the March of Dimes, visit marchofdimes.com OF CENTRAL FLORIDA CELEBRATING OVER 25 YEARS SERVING YOUR COMMUNITYBernard S. Zeffren, MD Eugene F. Schwartz, MD Winnie Whidden, MSN, ARNP-CVoted Best Doctors of Central FL, Orlando Magazine for 7 consecutive yearsDiplomates American Board of Allergy and Immunology Evening Hours Available793 Douglas Ave. Altamonte Springs, FL 32714407-862-5824 2 locations in Seminole County7560 Ste. 2064 407-366-7387www.orlandoallergy.com Sometimes its really nice to see your manager slopping out in the mud and dragging around. Marla Lauterette

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Page 10 AUG. 10 From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, learn how to properly start your business to ensure success at Business Startup Basics. The featured speaker is Amy Kirkland, CBA, a manager of the Small Business Development Center at Semi nole State College. Register at http://bit. ly/NTY9b0AUG. 11A Feline Fiesta will feature adoptable cats and kittens at Seminole County Animal Services, 232 Bush Blvd. Sanford. They will be open regular hours, 10 a.m.4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, plus they will also be open on Sunday, Aug. 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Animal Services goal is to Adopt out A Dozen a Day for a chance to win $100,000. Contact dgagliano@seminolecounty.gov or 407-665-5208.AUG. 12The Intro to Sundew Gardening tour and workshop is held from 10 a.m. to noon on the second Sunday of each month (next event is Aug. 12). Cost is $20. Visit Sun dew Gardens on Facebook or at Sundew Gardens.com or send an email to sun dewgardens@gmail.com Seminole Audubon Societys Sunday, Aug. 12, meeting has been canceled due to delays in the re-carpeting of the Sanford Library.AUG. 13Winter Springs City Commission meetings take place on the second and fourth Monday of each month (Aug. 13, Aug. 27) at 5:15 p.m. in the Winter Springs City Hall Commission Chambers. They are open to the public. Visit wintersprings.org to view the agenda or listen to the meeting online. Cuplet Fern Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society August Chapter Meeting is Monday, Aug. 13, at 7 p.m., at the Sanford Garden Club, 200 Fairmont Drive, Sanford. Mark Johnson, a landscape architect for a private rm and an adjunct professor at Rollins College, will speak. The program is free. Call 407-302-7616. There is no eld trip planned for August.AUG 14New Seminole County Superintendent Walt Grifn will be speaking at the Evans Elementary PTA General Meeting on Tues day, Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. Evans is located at Alafaya Trail and Chapman Road. The Healthy Weeknight Meals class will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Seminole County Exten sion kitchen, located at 250 W. County Home Road in Sanford. Registration is $10 and includes dinner. Pre-registration is required. Call 407-665-5560 or visit http://1.usa.gov/Ml5tvFAUG. 17Enjoy the ultimate Girls Night Out! at the city of Casselberrys Art House, 127 Quail Pond Circle, on Friday, Aug. 17, from 7 to 9 p.m. Complete with a professional art in structor, male model and all art supplies, this class is only $10 for Casselberry residents and $15 for non-residents. For more information, contact Emmy Kline at 407-262-7700 ext 1122 or ekline@casselberry.org AUG. 18Indoor Artisan & Farmers Market is Saturday, Aug. 18, noon to 3 p.m. in side the Serenity Centers CommUNITY Space, 2040 Winter Springs Blvd., Oviedo, 32765. It features artists, photographers, jewelry makers, soap makers, stained glass, sauce maker, author and more. Call 407-719-8883 for more information.AUG. 20Oviedo City Council meetings take place on the rst and third Monday of each month (next meeting is Aug. 20) at 6:30 p.m. in the Oviedo City Hall Council Chambers. Visit cityofoviedo.net to view the agenda. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10139, 300 Lake Mills Ave., Chuluota, hosts meetings every third Monday of the month (Aug. 20 this month). There is a ladies auxiliary meeting on the rst Mon day of the month at 7 p.m. and a mens auxiliary meeting on the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. For more informa tion, call 407-359-5020.AUG. 24From 6 to 9 p.m. on the fourth Friday of each month, downtown Sanford hosts the Sanford Art Walk a gallery tour around town. Mingle with the artists as you enjoy live music, food and lots of art. The event is open to the public and admission is free. Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com www.pageschool.com Page Private School will be offering the High Reach Curriculum approved by the Department of Education. This program will enhance interactive hands-on experiences through language, physical development, and social skills. This curriculum will focus on science, math, language, community, and purposeful play. Assessments will be given twice a year to measure the academic progress of each student. P AGE P RIVATE S CHOOL PAGE PRIVATE SCHOOL FOUNDED 1908PAGE PRIVATE SCHOOLN OW O FFERING VPK! Children must be 4 years old by September 1st. N OW O FFERING VPK! Children must be 4 years old by September 1st. C ALL F OR I NFORMATION August 20, 2012 June 7, 2013 University Park 407.678.033310250 University Blvd., Orlando, FL Ages 2 through Grade 8August 13, 2012 May 30, 2013 Towne Center 407.324.1144100 Aero Lane, Sanford, FL Ages 2 through Grade 8Hours 8:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. We offer extended hours from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Snacks provided by parents CALL FOR INFORMATION 160 East Broadway PO Box 622143 Oviedo, FL 32765 Phone: (407) 365-3722 Fax: (407) 365-7786 www.signman.net (Located at the base of the Nelson & Co. water tower) Fresh Fruit Vine Ripe Tomatoes Vegetables Thomas Produce110 Geneva Dr., Oviedo (Across from Ace Hardware) Get Healthy From the Inside Out! Calendar AUG. 18: Geneva JamCome for a free evening of old-time music at the Gene va Jam at the Geneva Community Center on Saturday, Aug. 18. This is acoustic toetapping music bluegrass, old country and gospel for you to enjoy. The music starts around 6:30 p.m. AUG. 18 & 25: Garden classesGet a jump on planning your vegeta ble garden this year! The Seminole County Master Gardener Program is offering two opportunities from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 18, or Saturday, Aug. 25. Classes are held at the Seminole County Exten sion Services Auditorium located at 250 W. County Home Road in San ford. Cost is $10. Although you can pay at the door in check or cash, pre-registration is required for the workshop of your choice. Call 407665-5550 or email aferrer@seminolecounty.gov AUG. 12: Food Truck CrazyJoin Food Truck Crazy at Oviedo Mall from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, for a fresh-cooked dinner from one of Central Floridas gourmet food trucks. Bring the family to this free event and enjoy a tailgate style meal together, rain or shine. Food trucks gather in the northwest parking lot. Visit foodtruckcrazy.com AUG. 24: Summer Rewind lm festLove Your Shorts Film Festival will host its Summer Rewind on Aug. 24 at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center in Sanford, featur ing a variety of movies that were screened at the second annual lm festival in February. Tickets are $5 at the door. Contact 407406-4628 or Kmyer@aol.com AUG. 18: Vigil for homeless animals Orlando-area animal lovers will gather at the 21st Annual Candlelight Vigil for Homeless Animals at 7:45 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. The free event will take place at SPCA of Central Florida, Orange County Animal Services located at 2727 Conroy Road in Orlando. Please bring your own candle. Leashed pets are welcome. For more infor mation, visit http://www. isaronline.org/index.html or call 407-619-6005.

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Page 11 International artist Peter Pettegrew (known for his brilliant skies and sunsets) has created an exhibit of 35 Florida landscapes, exclusively displayed at our Winter Park Gallery through August 18th. F redlund F ine A rtsPresents Orlandos own Peter PettegrewWhere: 1143 Orange Avenue Winter Park 407-622-0102 fredlundgallery.com When: 11 to 6 Monday-Friday 9 to 5 Saturdays DENNINGORANGE AVEMINNESOTA FAIRBANKS 1143 ORANGE AVE17-92 Parking in rear off Minnesota Notes ROAD CLOSURES Aulin Avenue roadway improvementsStormwater and roadway improvements started on Aulin Avenue on July 30. The project limits are on Aulin Avenue, from Clark Street southwest to the end (cul-desac). Final project completion is anticipat ed for Jan. 26. The contractor, Barracuda Building Corp., is scheduled to work from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. It will include intermittent single-lane closures. Please contact David Waller at 407-971-5667 or dwaller@cityofoviedo. net if you have any questions. SunRail work on 46ACrews will close the County Road 46A/ West 25th Street at the Central Florida Rail Corridor (CFRC) tracks from Friday, Aug. 10, at 7 a.m. until Monday, Aug. 13, at 9 p.m., as crews continue work on the SunRail project. The outside lanes in both directions of Residents and commercial trafc are advised to use Hardy Avenue, Country Club Road and Old Lake Mary Road as a detour around the work. Should you have any questions or concerns, call 1-855-RAIL-411 (1-855-724-5411).SCHOOL NEWS SCPS is No. 4 in the stateSeminole County Public Schools ranked fourth among Floridas 67 school districts based on FCAT scores for the 2011-12 school year, gures recently released by the Florida Department of Education show. Many school districts around the state saw drops in their district grade ratings and overall rankings because of higher standards set by FDOE. However, Seminole County not only maintained its A rating one that hasnt wavered since 1999 but cracked the top 5 in district rankings. Seminole ranked seventh in 2010-11. Seminole Countys fourth-place ranking was the highest among school districts in Central Florida. Orange County ranked 26th.Seminole State caters to working professionalsSeminole State College of Floridas fall schedule will include classes as early as 6 a.m., more Friday and Saturday classes, a wide selection of online courses and an expanded number of hybrid courses, which combine the convenience of online study with limited on-campus sessions. Fall term classes start Aug. 27. Visit www. seminolestate.edu/apply for more infor mation.Kodzis makes the Deans ListWorcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has announced that Samson Kodzis of Win ter Springs, Fla., a freshman majoring in computer science, was named to the uni versitys Deans List for academic excel lence for the spring 2012 semester. GET INVOLVED Take a health challengeSeminole County Parks and Recreation and Centra Care Urgent Care have part nered to launch a county-wide health ini tiative called Heart and Sole Seminole. Residents have a chance to win prizes af ter completing a series of health challeng es listed on the Heart and Sole Seminole Passport. Once health challenges have been completed, participants have until Labor Day to return their Passports to any of four Seminole County Centra Care locations to redeem prizes. One participant will win an iPad. Visit www.HeartAndSole Seminole.org to get started.Register for adult ag football and softballThe Winter Springs Parks and Recreation Department is currently taking registra tions for its fall 2012 Mens Flag Football League. The league includes 10 regular season games and a tournament at the end of the year. The department is also taking registrations for its fall 2012 Softball Leagues. Theres a mens league and a co-ed league. The cost per each team for the season is $400. Please visit Central Winds Park or call 407-327-6589 for more infor mation or to register.Pantry and thrift store volunteers needed HOPE needs new adult volunteers for this fall. Please sign up at www.hopehelps.org Historic Seminole looking for memoriesIn honor of the 100th anniversary/ birthday of Seminole County, Historic Seminole is collecting Seminole memo ries. Send your favorite memories and photographs of the sites, the cities and the people of Seminole County to info@ lakemaryhistory.org. Visit www.historicseminole.org for a list of drop-off loca tions.BIZ NEWS Oviedo Mall welcomes new tenantsOviedo Mall welcomes Glitter and Mod ern Furniture Gallery to the roster. Glitter will feature a wide variety of jewelry and accessories for women. Modern Furniture Gallery will carry modern furniture and home dcor. Industrial condominium soldNAI Realvest recently negotiated the sale of an industrial condominium in Anchor Road Commerce Center at 206 Reece Way in Casselberry. Michael Heidrich negotiated the sale repre senting the seller, Anchor Road Com merce Center, LLC of Maitland. Cross Bridge LLC purchased unit 206 with 1,200 square feet in shell condition for $72,000. The buyer will handle interior buildout of the space. Brian Smith of Smith McIntosh Properties Inc. repre sented the buyer. Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com Seminole accepts all paper, mattresses for recyclingSeminole County Solid Waste Management Divi sion (SWMD) has expanded its residential recycling program to include all residential paper. In addition to the commingled containers such as plastics (#1#7); brown, green and clear glass bottles and jars; and bimetal/steel (including aerosols) and alumi num cans; residents may now place any residential ber material in their curbside recycling bin. The ber materials include newspapers (with inserts), corrugated cardboard (attened and cut to t in bin), junk mail, white paper, colored paper, magazines, box board, carrier stock, brown paper bags and phone books. The expansion is intended to remove much of the guesswork from recycling. Whether its a pizza box, cereal box, or paper towel roll, if it rips, throw it in the bin. SWMD will accept waste mattresses and box springs, at no cost to the customer, at the Central Transfer Station located at 1950 State Road 419 in Longwood. Mustard Seed of Central Florida will subsequently collect the materials for reuse or recycling to support their efforts toward assisting hundreds of disadvantaged families in Central Florida with furniture and clothing. It is open between 7:30 AM and 5:30 PM, Monday through Saturday. For more information visit http://1.usa.gov/MxEPBW Construction starts on Red Bug/436 interchange Drivers who travel Red Bug Lake Road to the Sum merset North Community from Winding Ridge Road and Mark David Boulevard should expect limited access next week due to the construction of the Red Bug Lake Road/State Road 436 Interchange. Mark David Boulevard at Red Bug Lake Road will be closed to trafc from Tuesday, Aug. 14, through Thursday, Aug. 16. Trafc traveling on Red Bug Lake can use Winding Ridge Road to access Mark David Boulevard. For more information, please contact 407709-9840 or Megan@QCAusa.com Weekly Florida show is based in Lake MaryProduction is under way for the third season of how to Do orida, a weekly syndicated tele vision show based in Lake Mary and airing on Sun Sports. With adventures that include shark tagging, hang gliding, horse surng and swimming with dolphins, this season promises to be as fun and actionpacked as ever. The howtodoorida.com website is the online version of the show that includes additional video content and expanded informa tion on events and happenings for travel plan ning. NAI Realvest young bloods take on bigger projectsWhen NAI Realvest in Maitland announced a mentoring program for young bro kers in late 2011, Managing Partner Paul Partyka said he hoped the young bloods would inspire an energetic new approach to commercial real estate services. He didnt expect a portfolio of new business for the 30-year-old company. Aron Harrison recently listed 23,000 square feet of commercial space in Cassel berry. Mitch Heidrich helped secure a major listing by cold calling the owners of Church Street Station. Eric Parrs is working with Oviedo Town Center to market a 54-acre parcel that will accommodate 150,000 square feet of commercial space in the initial phase. Michael Heidrich Jr. has already listed several land offerings and closed on transactions valued at more than $700,000. Pictured are new associates Mitch Heidrich, Eric Parrs, Mike Heidrich Jr. and Aron Harrison with Paul Partyka, front. Rescue or Refer and Win SeaWorld/ Aquatica ticketsWith the start of the ASPCA/ Rachael Ray $100K Challenge on Aug. 1, Seminole County Animal Services began a Community Challenge to get the community involved in helping them reach their goal of adopting out a Dozen Pets a Day during August, Sep tember and October. Every time you rescue or refer, you get a chance to win 4 Seaworld/Aquatica Combo Tickets (good for 14 consecutive days). Two chances to win a month! Drawings will be held on the 15th and 30th during the months of August, September and October. Visit www. seminolecountyadoptions.petnder.com for a sneak peak at the adoptable dogs or cats and Like Seminole County Animal Services on Facebook to keep up with how they are doing in the challenge. Seminole County Animal Services is located at 232 Bush Blvd. Sanford. Adoption hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Student Museum reopens as UCF Public History CenterA new partnership between UCF and Seminole County Public Schools has transformed the Student Museum, the 110-year-old Sanford school building, into a learning laboratory for education, research and community engagement. The new Public History Center at 301 W. 7th St. opened its doors to the public Monday, Aug. 6. The rst scheduled activity is 9 a.m. Aug. 13 with Seminoles traditional ringing of the tower bell to open the rst day of the new school year. The center will schedule classes for UCF students, offer community workshops and promote involvement in his toric preservation, while continuing popular programs such as hosting public tours and school eld trips. UCF signed a two-year lease for the center in the heart of Sanfords residential historic district, whose residents are encouraged to join in the programs and research. visit http://today.ucf.edu

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Page 12 siblings in tow to get the Baseball Oviedo to the Ripken Experience baseball Big Kahuna tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C., but the trek was well worth every mile and rest stop. During tournament play the single elimination championand Massachusetts over six days championship game beating NE The Ripken Experience is quite unique in that Cal and Billy Rip ken designed the complex and all Oviedo players had ever played whelmed by the scope and quality titude were outstanding through out the tournament. With some key hits, hustle and teamwork, the team won the tournament. THIS WEEK in sports history Aug. 20, 1920 The owners of four Ohio League teams the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians and Dayton Triangles meet to form a new professional football league. Football star Jim Thorpe was nominated as president of the new league. the championship. The River Rats had trouble all season putting together a solid Leesburg. Mondays game was looking to be a pitchers duel the Rats season in one night. ingly dominating the DeLand Suns through seven innings, leav ing runners stranded in repeated bases-loaded situations. With had things sewn up. on bases-loaded walks. Thursday night at press time the Suns met the Lightning in the championship at Tropicana Field. Visit www.seminolevoice. Oviedos Heat win championshipMARY ST. PIERRE Guest WriterPHOTO COURTESY OF INGRID NISSENBaseball Pro Academy Heat 12U team : front row (from left): Trey Bradley, Con nor Nissen, Jack Chandler, Tanner Skotnicki, Jared Sparrell. Second row: Matt Lipari, A.J. Adams, Preston Schumacher, Andrew Fenning, Jake Folland, Nick Mott, D.J. Coventry, Izzy Bencivenga. Back row: coaches Don Lipari, David Nissen, Brian Schumacher, Rick Bradley Rats, Dawgs fall in semisISAAC BABCOCK The Voice

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Page 14 THIS WEEK in political history Aug. 22, 1962 President Charles De Gaulle of France survives one of several assassination attempts against him thanks to the superior handling performance of the presidential automobile, the Citroen DS 19. During the attack, a hail of 140 bullets shattered the cars rear window and punctured all four of its tires.I will be in seventh grade and Im homeschooled, which I love because I can stay at home and I have my own per sonal teacher. I love science, especially botany, and I also love surfing. Sophie R. 12 years old Ill be in the ninth grade at Hagerty High School. Im a little nervous being around mostly older people, but Im excited about making new friends Theater is my favor ite subject Angie R. 14 years old Ill be going into sixth grade and I am home-schooled, which is good because it goes faster since there are less kids. Science and math are my favorite subjects and I love dissecting things. Clay J. 10 years old Ill be in the seventh grade at Lawton Chiles Middle School and Im excited to see my friends again. Math is my favorite subject. This theater camp has been great, its fun to act Emily L. 12 years old Ill be in the ninth grade at Oviedo High School I went to Millennium Middle School, so I have many friends that Ill see again. I love sing ing, dancing and acting the triple threat Ashely H. 15 years old Heres what kids in Geneva Theater Camp had to say about going back to school.Sandi Vidal is the executive director for Christian HELP and the Central Florida Employment Council, with more than 10 years of recruiting and human resources experience. Please send questions about employment by fax 407-260-2949, sandi@ christianhelp.org, or mail Ask Sandi C/O Christian HELP, 450 Seminola Blvd., Casselberry, FL 32707. TALK tT O SANDI > EMPLOYMENT Ask Sandi are when they come in to apply. Since amazed, but disappointed that we are still seeing this behavior. and apply and hear nothing back. When it is in person, it could be how you are dressed or what you say and do. When you see a now hiring sign in the window and you are wearing your an application. Go home, change and then go back. Who knows, you might get an on-the-spot interview. The other really important thing to remember is to store manager years ago, and applicants would always take my pens. Chewing gum, being too casual in your demeanor, see a manager is another no-no. politely ask about the job opportunity, their countertop and then return it. Ask what their process is and when you ing to people on site. For everyone who hires employees, this is one the biggest investments they welcome, but Winter Springs is trying to when you open your mailbox. For the second year in a row, your Commission has reduced the citys ad valorem tax rate. We were the only city in Seminole County The achievement is not because we were blessed with a bonanza in our tax declined again this year, making it even harder to balance the city budget. But with our city manager Kevin Smith taking surely cut expenses wherever possible. tough on our residents and the city should budgets. You grant us a very special privilege the right to take your hardearned dollars in order to deliver essential services and we are determined not to abuse that privilege. The reduction this year is not as large prudent. Consider it a down payment on and development accelerates, the natural rate reductions. City Commission sets 2013 tax rate mational notice includes data regarding upcoming year, including the tentative taxing authority. Springs City Commission, the Com mission voted unanimously to approve The Commission also voted to keep the citys voted debt millage rate unchanged Proposed Property Taxes. Springs remains committed to providing quality services to its residents via a ballimitations while continuing to meet the More Commission news Hoc Advisory Committee, which will be Committee, comprising solely residents munity. recognized Winter Springs High School in Key Entry in the Leadership Seminole Club, presented a donation in the amount Scholarships. Commission Seat Three vacancy.Election 2012The city will hold a municipal election on Tuesday, Nov. 6 to elect a commissioner ing packets will be available mid-August questions about where you will vote or Ballot, please contact the Seminole County visit voteseminole.org as soon as possible.Please welcome these new Winter Springs businessesPris Sweet Delights Kalman Olah Painting, LLC The Music Box Kristie Blachstein Mikes Complete Pool Service Kurt Vaughn service helping Winter Springs business Winter Springs business owner and hold a valid business tax receipt with the city, go GoLocal to add your business listing. For Sign up for Babe Ruth play ball!Visit wintersprings.org for more information. You can reach Mayor Lacey at clacey@wintersprings. org Mayor Charles Lacey WINTER SPRINGS CITY TALK City reduces taxes for second yearHAVE AN OPINION?Send your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Jenny Andreasson at jandreasson@turnstilemediagroup.com Bring a pen and dont chew gum

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Page 15 to-school ipads, smartphones and laptops have been humming away with lists, research, calendars, websites, emails, twitters and post ings. Parents are swamped with hunting down needed supplies at the best prices and proactively locating everything kids need to be ready on public, private or home school let this be your best school year ever.Lets vote, Seminole express bar code on your sample ballot will speed up your processing at the polls. You can Seminole County, no matter where you live in went last Sunday and actually saw Congressout www.voteseminole.org, which also has lots vote.Tropics are active care, elderly and pets. Maps, nearby shelters and evacuation routes are also important. We know that one week the tropics can be quiet, and the way across the Atlantic. Be prepared now!Nature photographer featured over Lake Harney and wish you could capture this beauty with your camera. But it never looks quite as good as youd like it. Were in luck ture nature photographer Greg Stephens at the discuss photographic techniques and answer Theater auditions for Geneva kids and drama around the Rural Heritage Center and their theater camp counselors June Powell and Marilyn Martin. Kudos also to Rocky and Jessie Harrelson and Derek Powell who helped make it all possible. holiday season so bring your young thespians to dodging the rainstorms and the we still need lots more rain. The Farmers Market that was held last And it really was a good thing as the vendors had already sold out. parents buying back-to-school at tire had a good day also.Dinner and a showTwo events are happening this by Shelly Allen at 3 p.m. The show is the Princess Theater and tickets or to buy tickets visit the web site Get out and vote!The Primary Elections are coming received a sample ballot with early request an absentee ballot by call ing the Seminole County Voters visit www.VoteSeminole.orgNew stores at Oviedo Mall that the Oviedo Mall is getting ogy School to open in October. The school will be located at the North near Regal Cinemas.Celebrate new play areaYoure invited to the grand opening Play Area! Join them on Saturday, also have the opportunity to sign ing Oviedo Mall Kids Crew. The Radio Disney Road Crew will join Geneva Jam time music at the Geneva Jam held in the Geneva Community Center. This acoustic toe-tapping musicbluegrass, old country, and gospel pork, hot dogs, chips, dessert and A thought American Express card you cant leave home without it. Judy Batterson Spending most days cloistered at my casionally broaden my horizons by end in Kissimmee at the Florida Small Educating Entrepre neurs to Strengthen Local Food Systems as a theme is about as close to my mission as any community-based Not only were most The keynote address by Michael enlightening and inspiring. Finding available margin to achieve. We should corporations shipping jobs to other conother portrayers. How many trinkets and brochures you collect in your smarmy convention bag is a sure sign like meeting celebrities. This personal connection then provides insights into expanded methods to best consume their products and improve my producworld stream by our booth completes the perspective. various lectures and panel discussions made choosing topics almost a quan ponics, Livestock, Horticulture, Beginner Farmer and Rancher, and vating Low Cost Production Solutions. Essentially, my sermon counseled to under a tree, assess your resources, recount your dreams and make a plan. County Agriculture Extension Agent in this event. See you next year! Tom CareyFrom my garden to yoursTom Carey is the owner of Sundew Gardens, a you-pick gardening business in Oviedo. Visit the Sundew Gardens Facebook page and e-mail him at sundewgardens@gmail.com WHO IS CAREY > CELERY By Janet Foley the BetweenStalksSend word to Janet Foley about events and let her know whats going on around town by e-mailing jwfoley@att.net TALK tT O JANET >Stetsons Corner By Karen McEnany-Phillips Please share your thoughts about Geneva at 407-221-7002, kphillips@turnstilemediagroup.com with Stetsons Corner in the subject line, or fax 407-349-2800. Thanks! 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. TALK tT O KAREN >Compatriot farmers of Florida Best school year yet Rain comes at an opportune time

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Just before one suburban road in Chuluota ends, a begins. They lead you to the front yard of the Nelson fam at half-mast. The star stands for the son and brother of those in side, Pfc. Brenden N. Salazar. Childes Middle School, or the ones he read about from Celery Stalks ......................................... 15 Stetsons Corner .................................... 15 Interests .................................................. 6 Calendar ................................................ 10 Athletics ................................................ 12 Ask Sandi .............................................. 14 Young Voices ......................................... 14 Classifieds ............................................. 16 Join Food Truck Crazy at Oviedo Mall from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, for a fresh-cooked dinner from one of Central Floridas gourmet food trucks. Calendar > 10 Teams gear up to play volleyball in the mud for charity on Aug. 25 Interests > 8 Oviedo ventriloquist and magician finds niche in kids entertainment Interests > 6 Mica and Adams in final push lead ing to Tuesdays primary election This Week > 2 As a result of Jason Bournes actions, another THE BOURNE LEGACY State asks Oviedo to repay $1.5M in FEMA funds dos decade-long journey to see a The county reached an agree through the 23.15 acres of property Mayor Dominic Persampiere said. county to reposition the trail on the property to be sure that it didnt bi right in the future, but thats not a of the hospital. The property at the corner of Red forts. day, City Manager Kathryn Breazeale said. The demand notice is fairly short notice, said. span. been in the accounting. Were still trying to Mayor Dominic Persampiere said that minimally damaged areas that year, docu mented in a series of articles by the South plications. After comparing those applications to the ones, regardless of damage. research study. iere said. At the time the city management ceed in recouping all of the payments its de manding, the city is prepared. repayment plan. ISAAC BABCOCK The Voice PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE VOICE Will Breazeale, husband of Oviedo City Manager Kathryn Breazeale, was among hun dreds who lined Red Bug Lake Road Aug. 3 to salute Pfc. Brenden N. Salazars funeral procession. Please see TRIBUTE on page 4 The nal salute SARAH WILSON The Voice Hospital is one step closer ISAAC BABCOCK The Voice Please see HOSPITAL on page 5

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Page 2 those seen this time four years ago. polling. On Saturday, Aug. 4, the polling locations, compared recorded. more absentee ballots so far, cast absentee in the entire been cast total so far. part due to the change of de days instead of 15. Republican candidate U.S. Rep. Sandy Ad Rep. John Mica for the District 7 Congres sional seat, said shed seen a steady stream she said, standing across the street from the and sending out mailers. for money and endorsements. Adams had of July, plus endorsements from the Tea Party Reps. Allen West, Rich Nugent and Dennis Ross. in campaign funds and endorsements from Mayor Dominic Persampiere. not only endorsed by Ken Bradley, but by I he said. rain or shine. said. THIS WEEK in history Aug. 16, 1896 George Carmack spots nuggets of gold in a creek bed near the Klondike River in Canadas Yukon Territory. His lucky discovery sparks the last great gold rush in the American West. Over the next two years, as many as 50,000 would-be miners arrived in the region. Seminole Voice is published twice a month by Turnstile Media Group | POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Seminole Voice | P.O. Box 2426 | Winter Park, FL 32790 Publisher reserves right to edit or refuse all advertisements, announcements, articles and/or letters to the editor. Submission does not guarantee publication. Columnists opinions are made independently of the newspaper. All rights reserved. Seminole Voice 2012 TCraft@TurnstileMediaGroup.com JAndreasson@TurnstileMediaGroup.com IBabcock@TurnstileMediaGroup.com JGallagher@TurnstileMediaGroup.com Sarah Wilson jwfoley@att.net Sandi@ChristianHelp.org SundewGardens@gmail.com KPhillips@TurnstileMediaGroup.com Josh Garrick JoshGarrick9@gmail.com Sarah Wilson, Brittni Johnson LStern@TurnstileMediaGroup.com Legal@FLALegals.com KReyes@TurnstileMediaGroup.com Florida Press Association & Oviedo/Winter Springs Chambers of Commerce Seminole Voice 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, Winter Park/Maitland Observer, East Orlando Sun, Baldwin Park Living and Turnstile Connect. CHAIRMAN: Rance Crain PRESIDENT/CEO: Francis X. Farrell VICE PRESIDENTS: Merrilee Crain, Patti Green & Jeff Babineau Periodicals postage is paid at Oviedo, Fla. Race to the primaries John Mica Sandy Adams Campaign funds of Republican candidates for U.S. Rep. District 7 as of July 25: John Mica $969,000 Sandy Adams $453,000 Early voting for the primary election runs through Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Oviedo Library, 310 Division St. For other locations and a list of races up for vote, visit voteseminole.org For primary election results, visit seminolevoice.com programs for all residents. Hospital Centra Care, aims to help im and sunshine, summer is a time to be during summer months at home, than they do during the school year. High blood pressure among chil and Sole Seminole can play a small yet just around the corner, residents can end the summer by participating in a prizes after completing a series of health challenges listed on the Heart Branch to return their Passports to any of 4 Seminole County Centra Care locations of four Centra Care locations in Semi nole County Seminole County trail nole County land area To help participants complete their Jennifer Giusti is part of the creative team behind the Heart and Sole Seminole health initiative and spokesperson for Centra Care. SARAH WILSON AND ISAAC BABCOCK The Voice Get a move on: Heart and Sole Seminole launches for county residents JENNIFER GIUSTI Guest Writer

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Page 3 Vote Mica for Congress Aug. 14 www.micaforcongress.comRecord Not Rhetoric Watch Dog of the Treasury Award Faith and Freedom Coalition 100% Spirit of Enterprise Award, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Defenders of Liberty, American Conservative Union State Good Government Award, Florida Jaycees Guardian of Small Business Award Nearly Every National Veterans Service Award Including: Air Force Association National Military Family Association Non-Commissioned Ocers Association The Retired Enlisted Association Blinded American Veterans Foundation Vietnam Veterans of America Reserve Ocers AssociationPaid for by Mica for Congress (Republican) John Mica Repeal ObamaCare Balance the Budget Cut Government Spending No Tax Increases No Bailouts Secure Our Borders Now Make Government Work NOT Grow

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Page 5 invites you to Held on the LAST SATURDAY of the MONTH From 11:30 AM 1: 00 PM Oviedo, FL 32765 407 971 8135 This month there will also be FOOD Financial are WELCOME! We are always in need of Volunteers All proceeds from ticket sales, rafe items and 10% of store sales benet the Sebastian Haul Fund. Helping Central Florida Greyhounds reach their forever homes. FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please call 407-644-2969 or stop by our stores at 329 Park Avenue North, Winter Park PRESENTED BY: IN ADVANCE DA Y OF EVENT under a commercial zoning in October. The project has seen in a statement that the company She did not immediately return a request for comment on the re cent change. The mayor said he had yet to iere said. Thats been a long time in pital companies to build a medi in the city. ing emergency department need. en years, until somebody signs a Im not interested in hospi tals and their political games. What Im interested in is that someone of good quality brings promised for many years and had our hopes dashed. Until you HOSPITAL | Mayor: no concrete plans C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Do we still want it there? Yes we do. But after dealing with it for seven years, until somebody signs a deal, Im not sure I believe it. Commissioner Steve Henken Winter Springs cuts taxes Winter Springs City Commission Commission at its July 23 meeting set the millage rate at 2.43 mils, once again decreased in Winter solution not part of the problem The citys proposed total bud from 2012. Part of the decrease comes from an anticipated 1.4 per Seminole County Property Ap praiser. To meet the smaller budget, the city has continued to lean out tions by eliminating some and reducing others to part-time The largest change in operat ing cost in the citys currently proposed budget is a 15.4 percent This, the budget notes, is due to a the citys red-light cameras. A public hearing for the 2013 budget and the 2.43 proposed Commissions Sept. 10 meet scheduled for Sept. 24. SARAH WILSON The Voice ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE VOICE The Winter Springs Celebration of Freedom used to be paid for with tax dollars. Now its all funded through sponsorships. To view a full draft of the citys proposed budget for 2013, visit wintersprings.org

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Page 6 THIS WEEK in human history Aug. 17, 1915 Charles F. Kettering is issued a patent for his engine starting device the first electric ignition for automobiles. In the early years, drivers used hand cranks to start the internal combustion process that powered car engines. rfnt bbfn f r 100% OF TICKET SALES SUPPOR T SHARE OUR STRENGTHS EFFOR TS TO END CHILDHOOD HUNGER ORLANDO, FLORIDA SA TURDAY AUG 25, 2012 Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Dr. Orlando, FL 32821 VIP 6:45pm-10:00pm | $150 LOCAL BENEFICIARIES Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida C oalition for the Homeless of Central Florida REGIONAL BENEFICIARIES Florida Impact For tickets and information, visit T asteOfTheNation.or g /Orlando or call 407-808-7508 PSA Full.indd 1 2/18/10 3:57:29 PM 100% OF TICKET SALES SUPPOR T SHARE OUR STRENGTHS EFFOR TS TO END CHILDHOOD HUNGER ORLANDO, FLORIDA SA TURDAY AUG 25, 2012Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Dr. Orlando, FL 32821 VIP 6:45pm-10:00pm | $150 LOCAL BENEFICIARIES Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida C oalition for the Homeless of Central Florida REGIONAL BENEFICIARIES Florida Impact For tickets and information, visit T asteOfTheNation.or g /Orlando or call 407-808-7508 PSA Full.indd 1 2/18/10 3:57:29 PM 100% OF TICKET SALES SUPPOR T SHARE OUR STRENGTHS EFFOR TS TO END CHILDHOOD HUNGERORLANDO, FLORIDA SA TURDAY AUG 25, 2012Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Dr. Orlando, FL 32821 VIP 6:45pm-10:00pm | $150 LOCAL BENEFICIARIES Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida C oalition for the Homeless of Central Florida REGIONAL BENEFICIARIES Florida Impact For tickets and information, visit T asteOfTheNation.or g /Orlando or call 407-808-7508 PSA Full.indd 1 2/18/10 3:57:29 PM 100% OF TICKET SALES SUPPOR T SHARE OUR STRENGTHS EFFOR TS TO END CHILDHOOD HUNGERORLANDO, FLORIDA SA TURDAY AUG 25, 2012 Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Dr. Orlando, FL 32821 VIP 6:45pm-10:00pm | $150 LOCAL BENEFICIARIES Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida C oalition for the Homeless of Central Florida REGIONAL BENEFICIARIES Florida Impact For tickets and information, visit T asteOfTheNation.or g /Orlando or call 407-808-7508 PSA Full.indd 1 2/18/10 3:57:29 PM Knock knock, says a pint-sized dragon puppet perched on an armchair. Whos there? someone answers. Jacki, he says, his head bobbing up and down, as his mouth moves, remaining open, anxiously awaiting his punch line. Jacki, who? See, she doesnt know who you are either! he replies, turning toward the ing her eyes as the prankster puppet, Jo Jo thrown back dramatically. Jo Jo Bean, his one-woman audience and many others in the community may not yet know Jacki Mannas name, but its one thats been heard and listed on enter tainment bills across the state, nation and world. The Oviedo resident and Orlando teach having to open her mouth and talking almost entirely with her hands as an ac years. big aspirations and dreams, and her con laughter. My puppets can say anything, and at message theyre hearing is good. She learned how to speak without mov ing her lips, avoiding the letters like B, M, on a show. She can quack like a duck, go Southern as old-time Cowboy Eddie or dopey as a Hawaiian shirt-wearing dragon. Everyones a kid a heart and everyone wants to be entertained, she says. Everyone, including the children shes church countries in Europe, South Ameri smile. said. Last month she traveled to the 36th An nual Vent Haven Convention in Ft. Mitch Dunham, who she says has made ventrilo quism cool again. camps and business luncheons. Shes just hilarious, said Lisa Cook, coshe even has the adults laughing louder than the kids. Whether Jo Jo Bean, the smart-talking dragon, wants to admit it or not, Manna has what keeps me going, spreading love and laughter to the community. Talking with her hands SARAH WILSON The Voice PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE VOICE Oviedo ventriloquist and teacher Jacki Manna hangs out with Jo Jo Bean and other puppets. To learn more about Oviedo ventriloquist and magician Jacki Manna, visit mannaentertainment.com Youre no dummy vote! Comedian/ventriloquist Ed Thomas of Altamonte Springs and his dummy partner, Hugo, are performing shows with the message to get out and vote on Election Day, Aug. 14. Thomas said, This was Hugos idea. He was upset that he couldnt vote because he is a dummy, so he wants to be sure that everyone who is not a dummy votes. Thomas believes if you dont vote, you dont have a right to complain about politics. Hugo agrees, which makes this the only thing that Thomas and Hugo have ever agreed on. Visit edthomasandhugo. com or call 407-332-7233.

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Page 7 She and her husband, Phillip Ramos, not only trav World. even knew what a hoagie was. made-to-order hoagies, which are baked in the Orlando store keep the signature texture that theyll also stock up on Wawas iced tea and baked goods. East Orlando residents who hoagies in one day. Even people World. They were so impressed that they made the trip to the Goldenrod Road grand opening on their way to the beach. was about. Their cappuccino is better than Starbucks, the Eastwood resident said, sounding shocked. Wawa stores are in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Florida is wont be the only East Orlando location. Oviedo VISION Center 875 Clark Street,Suite A Oviedo, FL 32765 www.OviedoVision.com 407.366.7655 Dr. Gary D. McDonald and Dr. Jason R. Wallace Optometric PhysiciansFashion Frames Custom Contact Fittings Eye Exams for All Ages Designer & Rx Sunglasses Treatment of Red Eyes Treatment of Infections & Glaucoma In-House Optical Lab Surgery Co-Management AUG. 11 On Aug. 11 and Aug. 18, Winter Springs Babe Ruth will be holding registration for the fall season at Cen tral Winds Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Games start on Sept. 15. The MusicBox is having a grand opening event on Aug. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. at 1331 Winter Springs Blvd. Winter Springs. There will be live mu sic, give aways, refreshments and more. The MusicBox offers lessons in voice, guitar, piano, drums and more. They offer a variety of performance groups based on the students age. Visit www.themusicboxinc.com AUG. 12 Join Food Truck Crazy at Oviedo Mall from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, for a fresh-cooked dinner from one of Central Floridas gourmet Food Trucks. Visit foodtruckcrazy.com AUG. 13 The rst day of school for Seminole County is Monday, Aug. 13. AUG. 18 Youre invited to the grand opening of Oviedo Malls new Childrens Play Area! Join them on Saturday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. in the food court. The rst 50 families will receive a free swag bag. Families will also have the opportunity to sign their kids up for the newly launching Oviedo Mall Kids Crew. The Radio Disney Road Crew will join the fun from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with more games, prizes, and of course singing and dancing. The Junior Olympic Archery Devel opment Program (JOAD) is a pro gram of USA Archery (501c3) that is designed to teach archery to young people over a series of classes taught by a certied archery instructor or coach. JOAD is open to any youth 8 to 20 and is designed to grow with the youth archer. The next class starts Aug. 18 at Geneva Archery, 3883 CR 426, Geneva, and runs from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Registration is now open and classes ll fast! To register or for more information, visit www.gene vaarchery.com or call 407-221-7764. AUG. 25 City of Casselberry is hosting a free Recreation Expo on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Secret Lake Park Recreation Center located at 200 N. Triplet Lake Drive. Representatives from various recre ation programs will be on hand to an swer questions and offer information about the numerous programs avail able for residents and visitors. Ac tivities will include free youth sports clinics, art demos, yoga, Taekwondo, cheerleading, dance for all ages, Zumba, kayaking and paddle board ing and much more. The Casselberry Recreation Center and Art House fea tures a variety of programs for every age and interest, from toddlers, to adults and seniors. Visit http://bit.ly/ O3GqQ2 ONGOING The Seminole State College Plan etarium presents Central Florida Nights from 8:30-9:30 p.m. on Aug. 17 and Aug. 31. Luna will be pre sented from 8:30-9:30 p.m. on Aug. 11, Aug. 18 and Aug. 25. The Forgot ten Astronomers will be presented from 8:30-9:30 p.m. on Aug. 10 and Aug. 24. Visit seminolestate.edu/plan et or call 407-708-2360. Visit SeminoleVoice.com for more details on these events. Email submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com The new Wawa is at 4700 S. Goldenrod Road in Orlando. Wawa will also build a $5 million store and gas station abutting the south end of the Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar property along U.S. Highway 17/92 in Winter Park. For more information, visit www.wawa.com/orida MEGAN STOKES The Voice PHOTOS BY MEGAN STOKES THE VOICE Pam Johnson and her daughter stocked up on coffee and donuts at the Goldenrod Road Wawa be fore heading to the beach. Below, a fan shows off a jug of peach iced tea. Many ocked to the new store. Please see WAWA on page 9 Are you kidding? We had to go. It just makes me feel like home. When I moved here no one even knew what a hoagie was. Marie Ramos

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Page 8 decade, Mike Alley gathers his volleyball tournament. They have a team name, matching shirts and ball, he hits the court with a enough height on his jump to re ible through a substantial caking sends out a wave splashing mud Who doesnt love an excuse to splash around in the mud with cause? Alley says with a laugh. people will descend on the Lee Vista Center in Orlando. Split into Mudd Volleyball Challenge coDimes. You not only have a good time, but youre doing something and his Mudd Volleyball board tral Florida put on this all-day, supports premature babies and national airline chains such as AirTran Airways, local-run busi nesses such as Planet Smoothie Sometimes its really nice to see your manager slopping out in the mud and dragging around, says Marla Lauterette, board member and longtime participant through her company, Hannover have. The best dynamic, Compton ton and his committee have come up with incentives to have teams or, new this year, Pig Penthouse, which has individual butlers and massage therapists and access to We really try to not only do our best to put out the best event we can, but to do what we can to what it goes back to. Mike Alley says what keeps watch. groups, Compton says, as long as people dont mind leaving a little dirtier than they came, but know moms and babies across the na tion every year. raising walk or something, this is dont really go to a walk because come out and have a blast. Muddy event raises money for babies SARAH WILSON The Voice PHOTOS COURTESY OF MIKE ALLEY AND MARCH OF DIMES More than 2,000 people will play volleyball in the mud at the Lee Vista Center on Saturday, Aug. 25 to raise money for March of Dimes. Organizers are hoping that this years event will take in about $200,000. The March of Dimes 20th annual Mudd Volleyball Challenge returns to Orlandos Lee Vista Center, 5380 Lee Vista Blvd., on Saturday, Aug. 25. For more information on how to register a team for the tournament, visit mudvb. com. To learn more about the March of Dimes, visit marchofdimes.com OF CENTRAL FLORIDA CELEBRATING OVER 25 YEARS SERVING YOUR COMMUNITYBernard S. Zeffren, MD Eugene F. Schwartz, MD Winnie Whidden, MSN, ARNP-CVoted Best Doctors of Central FL, Orlando Magazine for 7 consecutive yearsDiplomates American Board of Allergy and Immunology Evening Hours Available793 Douglas Ave. Altamonte Springs, FL 32714407-862-5824 2 locations in Seminole County7560 Ste. 2064 407-366-7387www.orlandoallergy.com Sometimes its really nice to see your manager slopping out in the mud and dragging around. Marla Lauterette

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Page 10 AUG. 10 From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, learn how to properly start your business to ensure success at Business Startup Basics The featured speaker is Amy Kirkland, CBA, a manager of the Small Business Development Center at Semi nole State College. Register at http://bit. ly/NTY9b0 AUG. 11 A Feline Fiesta will feature adoptable cats and kittens at Seminole County Animal Services, 232 Bush Blvd. Sanford. They will be open regular hours, 10 a.m.4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, plus they will also be open on Sunday, Aug. 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Animal Services goal is to Adopt out A Dozen a Day for a chance to win $100,000. Contact dgagliano@semi nolecounty.gov or 407-665-5208. AUG. 12 The Intro to Sundew Gardening tour and workshop is held from 10 a.m. to noon on the second Sunday of each month (next event is Aug. 12). Cost is $20. Visit Sun dew Gardens on Facebook or at Sundew Gardens.com or send an email to sun dewgardens@gmail.com Seminole Audubon Societys Sunday, Aug. 12, meeting has been canceled due to delays in the re-carpeting of the San ford Library. AUG. 13 Winter Springs City Commission meet ings take place on the second and fourth Monday of each month (Aug. 13, Aug. 27) at 5:15 p.m. in the Winter Springs City Hall Commission Chambers. They are open to the public. Visit wintersprings.org to view the agenda or listen to the meeting online. Cuplet Fern Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society August Chapter Meeting is Monday, Aug. 13, at 7 p.m., at the Sanford Garden Club, 200 Fairmont Drive, Sanford. Mark Johnson, a landscape architect for a private rm and an adjunct professor at Rollins College, will speak. The program is free. Call 407-302-7616. There is no eld trip planned for August. AUG 14 New Seminole County Superintendent Walt Grifn will be speaking at the Evans Elementary PTA General Meeting on Tues day, Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. Evans is located at Alafaya Trail and Chapman Road. The Healthy Weeknight Meals class will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Seminole County Exten sion kitchen, located at 250 W. County Home Road in Sanford. Registration is $10 and includes dinner. Pre-registration is required. Call 407-665-5560 or visit http://1.usa.gov/Ml5tvF AUG. 17 Enjoy the ultimate Girls Night Out! at the city of Casselberrys Art House, 127 Quail Pond Circle, on Friday, Aug. 17, from 7 to 9 p.m. Complete with a professional art in structor, male model and all art supplies, this class is only $10 for Casselberry residents and $15 for non-residents. For more information, contact Emmy Kline at 407-262-7700 ext 1122 or ekline@cas selberry.org AUG. 18 Indoor Artisan & Farmers Market is Saturday, Aug. 18, noon to 3 p.m. in side the Serenity Centers CommUNITY Space, 2040 Winter Springs Blvd., Oviedo, 32765. It features artists, photographers, jewelry makers, soap makers, stained glass, sauce maker, author and more. Call 407-719-8883 for more information. AUG. 20 Oviedo City Council meetings take place on the rst and third Monday of each month (next meeting is Aug. 20) at 6:30 p.m. in the Oviedo City Hall Council Chambers. Visit cityofoviedo.net to view the agenda. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10139 300 Lake Mills Ave., Chuluota, hosts meetings every third Monday of the month (Aug. 20 this month). There is a ladies auxiliary meeting on the rst Mon day of the month at 7 p.m. and a mens auxiliary meeting on the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. For more informa tion, call 407-359-5020. AUG. 24 From 6 to 9 p.m. on the fourth Friday of each month, downtown Sanford hosts the Sanford Art Walk a gallery tour around town. Mingle with the artists as you enjoy live music, food and lots of art. The event is open to the public and admission is free. Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com www.pageschool.com Page Private School will be offering the High Reach Curriculum approved by the Department of Education. This program will enhance interactive hands-on experiences through language, physical development, and social skills. This curriculum will focus on science, math, language, community, and purposeful play. Assessments will be given twice a year to measure the academic progress of each student. P AGE P RIVATE S CHOOL PAGE PRIVATE SCHOOL FOUNDED 1908PAGE PRIVATE SCHOOLN OW O FFERING VPK! Children must be 4 years old by September 1st. N OW O FFERING VPK! Children must be 4 years old by September 1st. C ALL F OR I NFORMATION August 20, 2012 June 7, 2013 University Park 407.678.033310250 University Blvd., Orlando, FL Ages 2 through Grade 8August 13, 2012 May 30, 2013 Towne Center 407.324.1144100 Aero Lane, Sanford, FL Ages 2 through Grade 8Hours 8:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. We offer extended hours from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Snacks provided by parents CALL FOR IN F ORMAT I ON 160 East Broadway PO Box 622143 Oviedo, FL 32765 Phone: (407) 365-3722 Fax: (407) 365-7786 www.signman.net (Located at the base of the Nelson & Co. water tower) Fresh Fruit Vine Ripe Tomatoes Vegetables Thomas Produce110 Geneva Dr., Oviedo (Across from Ace Hardware) Get Healthy From the Inside Out! Calendar AUG. 18: Geneva Jam Come for a free evening of old-time music at the Gene va Jam at the Geneva Com munity Center on Saturday, Aug. 18. This is acoustic toetapping music bluegrass, old country and gospel for you to enjoy. The music starts around 6:30 p.m. AUG. 18 & 25: Garden classes Get a jump on planning your vegeta ble garden this year! The Seminole County Master Gardener Program is offering two opportunities from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 18, or Saturday, Aug. 25. Classes are held at the Seminole County Exten sion Services Auditorium located at 250 W. County Home Road in San ford. Cost is $10. Although you can pay at the door in check or cash, pre-registration is required for the workshop of your choice. Call 407665-5550 or email aferrer@semi nolecounty.gov AUG. 12: Food Truck Crazy Join Food Truck Crazy at Oviedo Mall from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, for a fresh-cooked dinner from one of Central Floridas gourmet food trucks. Bring the family to this free event and enjoy a tailgate style meal together, rain or shine. Food trucks gather in the northwest parking lot. Visit foodtruckcrazy.com AUG. 24: Summer Rewind lm fest Love Your Shorts Film Festival will host its Summer Rewind on Aug. 24 at the Wayne Densch Perform ing Arts Center in Sanford, featur ing a variety of movies that were screened at the second annual lm festival in February. Tickets are $5 at the door. Contact 407406-4628 or Kmyer@aol.com AUG. 18: Vigil for homeless animals Orlando-area animal lovers will gather at the 21st Annual Candlelight Vigil for Homeless Animals at 7:45 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. The free event will take place at SPCA of Central Florida, Orange County Animal Services located at 2727 Conroy Road in Orlando. Please bring your own candle. Leashed pets are welcome. For more infor mation, visit http://www. isaronline.org/index.html or call 407-619-6005.

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Page 11 International artist Peter Pettegrew (known for his brilliant skies and sunsets) has created an exhibit of 35 Florida landscapes, exclusively displayed at our Winter Park Gallery through August 18th. F redlund F ine A rtsPresents Orlandos own Peter PettegrewWhere: 1143 Orange Avenue Winter Park 407-622-0102 fredlundgallery.com When: 11 to 6 Monday-Friday 9 to 5 Saturdays DENNINGORANGE AVEMINNESOTA FAIRBANKS 1143 ORANGE AVE17-92 Parking in rear off Minnesota Notes ROAD CLOSURES Aulin Avenue roadway improvements Stormwater and roadway improvements started on Aulin Avenue on July 30. The project limits are on Aulin Avenue, from Clark Street southwest to the end (cul-desac). Final project completion is anticipat ed for Jan. 26. The contractor, Barracuda Building Corp., is scheduled to work from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. It will include intermittent single-lane closures. Please contact David Waller at 407-971-5667 or dwaller@cityofoviedo. net if you have any questions. SunRail work on 46A Crews will close the County Road 46A/ West 25th Street at the Central Florida Rail Corridor (CFRC) tracks from Friday, Aug. 10, at 7 a.m. until Monday, Aug. 13, at 9 p.m., as crews continue work on the SunRail project. The outside lanes in both directions of Residents and commercial trafc are advised to use Hardy Avenue, Country Club Road and Old Lake Mary Road as a detour around the work. Should you have any questions or concerns, call 1-855-RAIL-411 (1-855-724-5411). SCHOOL NEWS SCPS is No. 4 in the state Seminole County Public Schools ranked fourth among Floridas 67 school districts based on FCAT scores for the 2011-12 school year, gures recently released by the Florida Department of Education show. Many school districts around the state saw drops in their district grade ratings and overall rankings because of higher standards set by FDOE. However, Seminole County not only maintained its A rating one that hasnt wavered since 1999 but cracked the top 5 in district rankings. Seminole ranked sev enth in 2010-11. Seminole Countys fourth-place ranking was the highest among school districts in Central Florida. Orange County ranked 26th. Seminole State caters to working professionals Seminole State College of Floridas fall schedule will include classes as early as 6 a.m., more Friday and Saturday classes, a wide selection of online courses and an expanded number of hybrid courses, which combine the convenience of online study with limited on-campus sessions. Fall term classes start Aug. 27. Visit www. seminolestate.edu/apply for more infor mation. Kodzis makes the Deans List Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has announced that Samson Kodzis of Win ter Springs, Fla., a freshman majoring in computer science, was named to the uni versitys Deans List for academic excel lence for the spring 2012 semester. GET INVOLVED Take a health challenge Seminole County Parks and Recreation and Centra Care Urgent Care have part nered to launch a county-wide health ini tiative called Heart and Sole Seminole. Residents have a chance to win prizes af ter completing a series of health challeng es listed on the Heart and Sole Seminole Passport. Once health challenges have been completed, participants have until Labor Day to return their Passports to any of four Seminole County Centra Care lo cations to redeem prizes. One participant will win an iPad. Visit www.HeartAndSole Seminole.org to get started. Register for adult ag football and softball The Winter Springs Parks and Recreation Department is currently taking registra tions for its fall 2012 Mens Flag Football League. The league includes 10 regular season games and a tournament at the end of the year. The department is also taking regis trations for its fall 2012 Softball Leagues. Theres a mens league and a co-ed league. The cost per each team for the season is $400. Please visit Central Winds Park or call 407-327-6589 for more infor mation or to register. Pantry and thrift store volunteers needed HOPE needs new adult volunteers for this fall. Please sign up at www.hopehelps.org Historic Seminole looking for memories In honor of the 100th anniversary/ birthday of Seminole County, Historic Seminole is collecting Seminole memo ries. Send your favorite memories and photographs of the sites, the cities and the people of Seminole County to info@ lakemaryhistory.org. Visit www.historic seminole.org for a list of drop-off loca tions. BIZ NEWS Oviedo Mall welcomes new tenants Oviedo Mall welcomes Glitter and Mod ern Furniture Gallery to the roster. Glitter will feature a wide variety of jewelry and accessories for women. Modern Furniture Gallery will carry modern furniture and home dcor. Industrial condominium sold NAI Realvest recently negotiated the sale of an industrial condominium in Anchor Road Commerce Center at 206 Reece Way in Casselberry. Michael Heidrich negotiated the sale repre senting the seller, Anchor Road Com merce Center, LLC of Maitland. Cross Bridge LLC purchased unit 206 with 1,200 square feet in shell condition for $72,000. The buyer will handle interior buildout of the space. Brian Smith of Smith McIntosh Properties Inc. repre sented the buyer. Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com Seminole accepts all paper, mattresses for recycling Seminole County Solid Waste Management Divi sion (SWMD) has expanded its residential recycling program to include all residential paper. In addition to the commingled containers such as plastics (#1#7); brown, green and clear glass bottles and jars; and bimetal/steel (including aerosols) and alumi num cans; residents may now place any residential ber material in their curbside recycling bin. The ber materials include newspapers (with inserts), corrugated cardboard (attened and cut to t in bin), junk mail, white paper, colored paper, magazines, box board, carrier stock, brown paper bags and phone books. The expansion is intended to remove much of the guesswork from recycling. Whether its a pizza box, cereal box, or paper towel roll, if it rips, throw it in the bin. SWMD will accept waste mattresses and box springs, at no cost to the customer, at the Central Transfer Station located at 1950 State Road 419 in Longwood. Mustard Seed of Central Florida will subsequently collect the materials for reuse or recycling to support their efforts toward assisting hundreds of disadvantaged families in Central Florida with furniture and clothing. It is open between 7:30 AM and 5:30 PM, Monday through Saturday. For more information visit http://1.usa.gov/MxEPBW Construction starts on Red Bug/436 interchange Drivers who travel Red Bug Lake Road to the Sum merset North Community from Winding Ridge Road and Mark David Boulevard should expect limited access next week due to the construction of the Red Bug Lake Road/State Road 436 Interchange. Mark David Boulevard at Red Bug Lake Road will be closed to trafc from Tuesday, Aug. 14, through Thursday, Aug. 16. Trafc traveling on Red Bug Lake can use Winding Ridge Road to access Mark David Boulevard. For more information, please contact 407709-9840 or Megan@QCAusa.com Weekly Florida show is based in Lake Mary Production is under way for the third season of how to Do orida, a weekly syndicated tele vision show based in Lake Mary and airing on Sun Sports. With adventures that include shark tagging, hang gliding, horse surng and swimming with dolphins, this season promises to be as fun and actionpacked as ever. The howtodoorida.com website is the online version of the show that includes additional video content and expanded informa tion on events and happenings for travel plan ning. NAI Realvest young bloods take on bigger projects When NAI Realvest in Maitland announced a mentoring program for young bro kers in late 2011, Managing Partner Paul Partyka said he hoped the young bloods would inspire an energetic new approach to commercial real estate services. He didnt expect a portfolio of new business for the 30-year-old company. Aron Harrison recently listed 23,000 square feet of commercial space in Cassel berry. Mitch Heidrich helped secure a major listing by cold calling the owners of Church Street Station. Eric Parrs is working with Oviedo Town Center to market a 54-acre parcel that will accommodate 150,000 square feet of commercial space in the initial phase. Michael Heidrich Jr. has already listed several land offerings and closed on transactions valued at more than $700,000. Pictured are new associates Mitch Heidrich, Eric Parrs, Mike Heidrich Jr. and Aron Harrison with Paul Partyka, front. Rescue or Refer and Win SeaWorld/ Aquatica tickets With the start of the ASPCA/ Rachael Ray $100K Challenge on Aug. 1, Seminole Coun ty Animal Services began a Community Challenge to get the community involved in helping them reach their goal of adopting out a Dozen Pets a Day during August, Sep tember and October. Every time you rescue or refer, you get a chance to win 4 Seaworld/Aquatica Combo Tickets (good for 14 consecutive days). Two chances to win a month! Drawings will be held on the 15th and 30th during the months of August, September and October. Visit www. seminolecountyadoptions.petnder.com for a sneak peak at the adoptable dogs or cats and Like Seminole County Animal Services on Facebook to keep up with how they are doing in the challenge. Seminole County Animal Services is located at 232 Bush Blvd. Sanford. Adoption hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Student Museum reopens as UCF Public History Center A new partnership between UCF and Seminole County Public Schools has transformed the Student Museum, the 110-year-old Sanford school building, into a learning laboratory for education, research and community engagement. The new Public History Center at 301 W. 7th St. opened its doors to the public Monday, Aug. 6. The rst scheduled activity is 9 a.m. Aug. 13 with Seminoles traditional ringing of the tower bell to open the rst day of the new school year. The center will schedule classes for UCF students, offer community workshops and promote involvement in his toric preservation, while continuing popular programs such as hosting public tours and school eld trips. UCF signed a two-year lease for the center in the heart of Sanfords residential historic district, whose residents are encouraged to join in the programs and research. visit http://today.ucf.edu

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Page 12 siblings in tow to get the Baseball Oviedo to the Ripken Experience baseball Big Kahuna tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C., but the trek was well worth every mile and rest stop. During tournament play the single elimination champion and Massachusetts over six days championship game beating NE The Ripken Experience is quite unique in that Cal and Billy Rip ken designed the complex and all Oviedo players had ever played whelmed by the scope and quality titude were outstanding through out the tournament. With some key hits, hustle and teamwork, the team won the tournament. THIS WEEK in sports history Aug. 20, 1920 The owners of four Ohio League teams the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians and Dayton Triangles meet to form a new professional football league. Football star Jim Thorpe was nominated as president of the new league. the championship. The River Rats had trouble all season putting together a solid Leesburg. Mondays game was looking to be a pitchers duel the Rats season in one night. ingly dominating the DeLand Suns through seven innings, leav ing runners stranded in repeated bases-loaded situations. With had things sewn up. on bases-loaded walks. Thursday night at press time the Suns met the Lightning in the championship at Tropicana Field. Visit www.seminolevoice. Oviedos Heat win championship MARY ST. PIERRE Guest Writer PHOTO COURTESY OF INGRID NISSEN Baseball Pro Academy Heat 12U team : front row (from left): Trey Bradley, Con nor Nissen, Jack Chandler, Tanner Skotnicki, Jared Sparrell. Second row: Matt Lipari, A.J. Adams, Preston Schumacher, Andrew Fenning, Jake Folland, Nick Mott, D.J. Coventry, Izzy Bencivenga. Back row: coaches Don Lipari, David Nissen, Brian Schumacher, Rick Bradley Rats, Dawgs fall in semis ISAAC BABCOCK The Voice

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Page 14 THIS WEEK in political history Aug. 22, 1962 President Charles De Gaulle of France survives one of several assassination attempts against him thanks to the superior handling performance of the presidential automobile, the Citroen DS 19. During the attack, a hail of 140 bullets shattered the cars rear window and punctured all four of its tires. I will be in seventh grade and Im homeschooled, which I love because I can stay at home and I have my own per sonal teacher. I love science, especially botany, and I also love surfing. Sophie R. 12 years old Ill be in the ninth grade at Hagerty High School. Im a little nervous being around mostly older people, but Im excited about mak ing new friends Theater is my favor ite subject Angie R. 14 years old Ill be going into sixth grade and I am home-schooled, which is good because it goes faster since there are less kids. Science and math are my favorite subjects and I love dissecting things. Clay J. 10 years old Ill be in the seventh grade at Lawton Chiles Middle School and Im excited to see my friends again. Math is my favorite subject. This theater camp has been great, its fun to act Emily L. 12 years old Ill be in the ninth grade at Oviedo High School I went to Millennium Middle School, so I have many friends that Ill see again. I love sing ing, dancing and acting the triple threat Ashely H. 15 years old Heres what kids in Geneva Theater Camp had to say about going back to school. Sandi Vidal is the executive director for Christian HELP and the Central Florida Employment Council, with more than 10 years of recruiting and human resources experience. Please send questions about employment by fax 407-260-2949 sandi@ christianhelp.org or mail Ask Sandi C/O Christian HELP, 450 Seminola Blvd., Casselberry, FL 32707. TALK T O SANDI > EMPLOYMENT Ask Sandi are when they come in to apply. Since amazed, but disappointed that we are still seeing this behavior. and apply and hear nothing back. When it is in person, it could be how you are dressed or what you say and do. When you see a now hiring sign in the window and you are wearing your an application. Go home, change and then go back. Who knows, you might get an on-the-spot interview. The other really important thing to remember is to store manager years ago, and applicants would always take my pens. Chewing gum, being too casual in your demeanor, see a manager is another no-no. politely ask about the job opportunity, their countertop and then return it. Ask what their process is and when you ing to people on site. For everyone who hires employees, this is one the biggest investments they welcome, but Winter Springs is trying to when you open your mailbox. For the second year in a row, your Commission has reduced the citys ad valorem tax rate. We were the only city in Seminole County The achievement is not because we were blessed with a bonanza in our tax declined again this year, making it even harder to balance the city budget. But with our city manager Kevin Smith taking surely cut expenses wherever possible. tough on our residents and the city should budgets. You grant us a very special privilege the right to take your hardearned dollars in order to deliver essential services and we are determined not to abuse that privilege. The reduction this year is not as large prudent. Consider it a down payment on and development accelerates, the natural rate reductions. City Commission sets 2013 tax rate mational notice includes data regarding upcoming year, including the tentative taxing authority. Springs City Commission, the Com mission voted unanimously to approve The Commission also voted to keep the citys voted debt millage rate unchanged Proposed Property Taxes. Springs remains committed to providing quality services to its residents via a bal limitations while continuing to meet the More Commission news Hoc Advisory Committee, which will be Committee, comprising solely residents munity. recognized Winter Springs High School in Key Entry in the Leadership Seminole Club, presented a donation in the amount Scholarships. Commission Seat Three vacancy. Election 2012 The city will hold a municipal election on Tuesday, Nov. 6 to elect a commissioner ing packets will be available mid-August questions about where you will vote or Ballot, please contact the Seminole County visit voteseminole.org as soon as possible. Please welcome these new Winter Springs businesses Pris Sweet Delights Kalman Olah Painting, LLC The Music Box Kristie Blachstein Mikes Complete Pool Service Kurt Vaughn service helping Winter Springs business Winter Springs business owner and hold a valid business tax receipt with the city, go GoLocal to add your business listing. For Sign up for Babe Ruth play ball! Visit wintersprings.org for more information. You can reach Mayor Lacey at clacey@wintersprings. org Mayor Charles Lacey WINTER SPRINGS CITY TALK City reduces taxes for second year HAVE AN OPINION? Send your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Jenny Andreasson at jandreasson@turnstilemediagroup.com Bring a pen and dont chew gum

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Page 15 to-school ipads, smartphones and laptops have been humming away with lists, research, calendars, websites, emails, twitters and post ings. Parents are swamped with hunting down needed supplies at the best prices and proactive ly locating everything kids need to be ready on public, private or home school let this be your best school year ever. Lets vote, Seminole express bar code on your sample ballot will speed up your processing at the polls. You can Seminole County, no matter where you live in went last Sunday and actually saw Congress out www.voteseminole.org, which also has lots vote. Tropics are active care, elderly and pets. Maps, nearby shelters and evacuation routes are also important. We know that one week the tropics can be quiet, and the way across the Atlantic. Be prepared now! Nature photographer featured over Lake Harney and wish you could capture this beauty with your camera. But it never looks quite as good as youd like it. Were in luck ture nature photographer Greg Stephens at the discuss photographic techniques and answer Theater auditions for Geneva kids and drama around the Rural Heritage Center and their theater camp counselors June Powell and Marilyn Martin. Kudos also to Rocky and Jessie Harrelson and Derek Powell who helped make it all possible. holiday season so bring your young thespians to dodging the rainstorms and the we still need lots more rain. The Farmers Market that was held last And it really was a good thing as the vendors had already sold out. parents buying back-to-school at tire had a good day also. Dinner and a show Two events are happening this by Shelly Allen at 3 p.m. The show is the Princess Theater and tickets or to buy tickets visit the web site Get out and vote! The Primary Elections are coming received a sample ballot with early request an absentee ballot by call ing the Seminole County Voters visit www.VoteSeminole.org New stores at Oviedo Mall that the Oviedo Mall is getting ogy School to open in October. The school will be located at the North near Regal Cinemas. Celebrate new play area Youre invited to the grand opening Play Area! Join them on Saturday, also have the opportunity to sign ing Oviedo Mall Kids Crew. The Radio Disney Road Crew will join Geneva Jam time music at the Geneva Jam held in the Geneva Community Center. This acoustic toe-tapping musicbluegrass, old country, and gospel pork, hot dogs, chips, dessert and A thought American Express card you cant leave home without it. Judy Batterson Spending most days cloistered at my casionally broaden my horizons by end in Kissimmee at the Florida Small Educating Entrepre neurs to Strengthen Local Food Systems as a theme is about as close to my mission as any community-based Not only were most The keynote address by Michael enlightening and inspiring. Finding available margin to achieve. We should corporations shipping jobs to other con other portrayers. How many trinkets and brochures you collect in your smarmy convention bag is a sure sign like meeting celebrities. This personal connection then provides insights into expanded methods to best consume their products and improve my produc world stream by our booth completes the perspective. various lectures and panel discussions made choosing topics almost a quan ponics, Livestock, Horticulture, Beginner Farmer and Rancher, and vating Low Cost Production Solutions. Essentially, my sermon counseled to under a tree, assess your resources, recount your dreams and make a plan. County Agriculture Extension Agent in this event. See you next year! Tom Carey From my garden to yours Tom Carey is the owner of Sundew Gardens, a you-pick gardening business in Oviedo. Visit the Sundew Gardens Facebook page and e-mail him at sundewgardens@gmail.com WHO IS CAREY > CELERY By Janet Foley the Between Stalks Send word to Janet Foley about events and let her know whats going on around town by e-mailing jwfoley@att.net TALK T O JANET > Stetsons Corner By Karen McEnany-Phillips Please share your thoughts about Geneva at 407-221-7002, kphillips@turnstilemediagroup.com with Stetsons Corner in the subject line, or fax 407-349-2800. Thanks! 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. TALK T O KAREN > Compatriot farmers of Florida Best school year yet Rain comes at an opportune time

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