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In home delivery by Friday, Nov. 1 Four hundred new jobs are coming to Seminole County after County Commissioners signed an agreement with IZON LLC, a Longwood-based 3D television company developing new technology in the industry, on Sept. 10. The 400 new jobs will be geared toward assembly work and will pay an average wage of $33,000 a year. Seminole County will award IZON LLC $1,000 per job thats put in place, but they must be created within a year from now and be maintained for at least two years. Im glad to see were having more manufacturing jobs here, Commissioner Brenda Carey said. Not every job is going to be at a high technical level with highly skilled workforce. We have a lot of workforce here in Seminole County that need these types of jobs. An earlier discussion during the same Commission meeting involved addressing the countys issues with homelessness. Commissioner Carlton Henley said that manufacturing jobs play a people back to work. IZON LLC Chairman and CEO Joseph DiFrancesco agreed with these sentiments. These are jobs that would be assembly worker jobs, so they dont have to have technical skills, DiFrancesco said. That gives anyone a chance to go to work, people that have been out of work for months and months. Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the job incentive program, but were well aware of the risk that comes with supporting new technology. The 3D television market quickly took a downturn as soon as it emerged, due to a lack of demand and customers complaining about the use of glasses. In 2010, electronic device retailers Retrevo released a study showing that 60 percent of consumers were not interested in 3D TVs. But DiFrancesco said the company hopes to change that with a different approach: glasses-free 3D. Right now no one has 3D without glasses on the market, DiFrancesco said. Ours is the solution to people who dont like glasses; its a big plus. Carey saw the new technology as a unique opportunity for the county. I never would watch 3D TV because Im not willing to wear the glasses, so I was really pleased to see that were developing that type of technology quietly here in Seminole County, Carey said. Commissioner Bob Dallari recognized the importance of these new jobs for Seminole County. So many times we focus on the high paying jobs, the white collar folks; theres not many times where we actually look at manufacturing, Dallari said. When you look at solving homelessness and bringing people up from that lower level, you need to provide jobs for them, and this does that.High tech jobs stream inWater worriesTIM FREED The VoicePHO T O BY TIM FREED THE V OICESeminole County is betting on 3D TVs helping to grow the areas job market. Seminole County Commissioners discussed the dangers of a potential statewide bill to protect Florida springs during last weeks Board of County Commissioners meeting, fearing that the bill would negate efforts already in place to preserve and protect the countys springs. The Florida Springs and Aquifer Protection Act, proposed by Sen. David Simmons, would set protection zones in place around 21 springs throughout Florida, including Seminole Countys Wekiva Springs. The water bodies would be monitored and rehabilitated for water quality, water quantity and biodiversity. If the bill were to pass as its written today, water management districts would have to identify spring watersheds by July 1, 2015 and develop action plans to restore them to a baseline water DEP would also be required to identify impaired water bodies by July 1 of 2015, as well as develop basin action plans by July 1, 2017. Seminole County Environmental Services Director Andy Neff warned the County Commissioners of the potential consequences if this bill were to pass. Our concern is that the bill will actually divert resources from current initiatives under this process, Neff said. Neff said that the countys water management districts have and levels program and that the bill puts far too much emphasis on the 21 springs, neglecting other water bodies. Brenda Carey added that the county has ongoing studies with septic tanks and fertilizer that could be inhibited by the bill. I really think its got to be a more holistic approach, Carey said. Lets not start from square one with a new bill that totally TIM FREED The Voice Potential water source protection bill could cause problems for Seminole County Seminole County School Board Member Diane Bauer dies Longwood 3D TV company expected to create 400 jobs Please see WATER on page 2 PHO T O BY TIM FREED THE V OICESeminole Count Commissioners fear that water sources in Seminole County may face issues if a new bill passes that was designed to protect Florida springs. Seminole County School Board Member Diane Bauer has passed away at the age of 65, the school district reported Wednesday. A resident of Seminole County since 1973, elected to the school board in 1998. She served four years as the Vice Chairwoman of the Board and was eventually elected as Chairwoman in 2007. But Bauer was active outside of education as well, serving as a past director for Florida Hospital Altamonte and as a member of the Seminole County Community Alliance. As a Community Alliance member, Bauer chaired the Committee for A Safe Haven for Newborns to comply with Floridas Abandon Baby law. Bauers hard work and leadership resulted in Seminole County becoming the Bauers legacy Please see BA UER on page 2TIM FREED The Voice
Page 2 | Nov. 1, 2013 | Seminole Voice Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 Volume 23, Issue 44 PHONE: 407-563-7000 FAX: 407-563-7099 SEMINOLEVOICE.COMOrlando, FL 32835-5705PUBLISHERTracy Craft407.515.2605TCraft@TurnstileMediaGroup.com MANAGING EDITORIsaac Babcock 407.563.7023IBabcock@TurnstileMediaGroup.comASSOCIATE EDITORSarah Wilson 407.563.7026SWilson@TurnstileMediaGroup.comDESIGNERTom Miller 407.563.7032TMiller@TurnstileMediaGroup.comSTAFF WRITERSBrittni Larson Megan Stokes Tim Freed Allison Olcsvay Kristy VickeryCOLUMNISTSJanet Foleyjwfoley75@gmail.comSandi VidalSandi@ChristianHelp.orgTom CareySundewGardens@gmail.comKaren PhillipsKarenMPhillips@bellsouth.netJosh GarrickJoshGarrick9@gmail.comADVERTISING SALESDeborah Sheehy 407.563.7009DSheehy@TurnstileMediaGroup.comLEGAL NOTICE ADVERTISINGAshley McBride 407.286.0807Legal@FLALegals.comSUBSCRIPTIONS/CIRCULATIONLuana Baez 407.563.7013LBaez@TurnstileMediaGroup.comMEMBER OF: Florida Press Association Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of CommerceTURNSTILE MEDIA GROUPCHAIRMANRance CrainPRESIDENT/CEOFrancis X. FarrellVICE PRESIDENTSPatti Green & Jeff BabineauUSPS #008-093Periodicals postage is paid at Oviedo, Fla.POSTMASTER: Send address changes to:Seminole Voice, 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835 2013 THIS WEEK 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 &VEGETABLES FRESH FRUIT W Brian Thomas Produce 110 Geneva Drive, Oviedo, Florida(Across From Ace Hardware) VINE RIPE TOMATOES and distribute posters indicating Safe Baby Stations where a newborn could be safely left behind. On a national scale, Bauer served as a member of an education advisory council, working with then U.S. Rep. Tom Feeney advising issues directly affecting the education of children. Her cause of death was reported as a series of strokes. Were all very shocked, it was completely unexpected, said Michael Lawrence, spokesman for Seminole County Public Schools. We lost an excellent board member who was extremely passionate about education. Everything she did was in the best interest of students in Seminole County. In a statement from her bio on the Seminole County School Board website, Bauer left a lasting sentiment. Every child holds a key to our future and will meet, on our behalf, challenges not yet known to us. While we may not know what those challenges will be, we step in meeting them. Bauer is survived by her husdren and one grandchild. ignores all the work thats already been done and the money thats been spent on those. The bill also mentions sewer hookups, which concerned Carey about the bill potentially impeding on rural areas. The Geneva Lens, theres a perfect example where you have rural Seminole County, Carey said. Weve protected rural Seminole County by not putting infrastructure out there. What happens if you now have infrastructure running out there? ... Everybody knocking on our door wanting to put development in. Sen. Simmons stood before the Board of County Commissioners just four months ago to rally them in support of a long-term cleanup project for the Wekiva River water basin. Commissioner Carlton Henley gave Simmons credit for setting a bill in motion to clean up the major springs throughout the state, but cautioned that Simmons should look into whats already in place. He needs to be commended for being willing to undertake it, but I dont think theres enough known right now to come out and support this, Henley said. I think he needs to have an appreciation and understanding of what is already underway in this county. But an even greater concern regarded the cost of the states requests and whether a tax would be necessary. Commissioners projected that the project would cost hundreds of millions of dollars. It sounds great to say this is not going to have any impact on our homeowners, but in reality its going to have a huge impact on them, Carey said. Im not sure if we have enough money in this county to implement these requests that are coming from the state and I have real concerns about it The only way we have to generate revenue is growth and raising taxes, thats it. Chairman Bob Dallari agreed with Careys concerns, recognizing the the county. is daunting, Dallari said. This would be devastating not just to our county, but surrounding hurt, it would shut down the county. Dallari asked that the Board of County Commissioners receive monthly updates on the legislation.BAUER | WATER | New cleanup bill could stall or reverse old water source cleanup efforts CONTINUED FR OM FR ONT P AGE CONTINUED FR OM FR ONT P AGE THIS WEEK IN WORLD HISTORY ON NOV. 6, 1860, Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of PHOTOS BY JENNY ANDREASSON AND ISAAC BABCOCK THE VOICEThe Oviedo Preservation Projects Cemetery Tour took visitors through a sometimes spooky past Oct. 28. Above, the Seminole Voices Isaac Babcock plays Lewis Thornton Powell. Above right, Megan Sladek played Anna Rebhinder. Right, Jeff Evans played George Means. Oviedo Cemetery Tour
Seminole Voice | Nov. 1, 2013 | Page 3 IN T ERES T S THIS WEEK IN WORLD HISTORY ON NOV. 2, 1947, Even in the darkest of times when all seems lost, a single moment of happiness can lead to hope. Winter Garden resident Brad Loewen sees it every week. On a Friday night just before 9 p.m., the tall man in eyeglasses peers over at a young boy with reddish hair and freckles. The boy presses his hands against the glass and looks to the tub of pink ice cream. Brad holds the cone close to his ear like the receiver of an oldfashioned candlestick phone. Strawberry? he asked. The young boy smiles and nods. Brad makes sure to cram as much ice cream into the cone as possible, pressing down with his ice cream scooper. He tops off the pink scoop with some whipped way onto the smiling boys nose. The families that enter the ice cream parlor come from around the world, from Great Britain and the United States to Kuwait and Argentina. But each of these families have something in common: a child with a life-threatening illness. Brad and his family share their time and passion every week volunteering at Give Kids the World, simmee that gives children with life-threatening illnesses and their families a free, weeklong vacation at their resort and surrounding theme parks in Orlando. It all starts when eligible families are referred to Give Kids the World through wish organizations. If a family chooses to stay there, Give Kids the World takes over, paying for airfare, meals and accommodations, away from a world of cold stethoscopes and scary needles to a whimsical resort made just for wish families. For these kids that are here for that week, its an incredible experience, said Brad, who has volunteered at the resort since 2009. It changes their lives. Give Kids the World handles an average week differently than a typical Orlando resort. In this world, time speeds up. Theres no more waiting for reasons to smile. Every Monday is Halloween and every Thursday is Christmas, with extensive decorations and activities to match. Children get to meet Santa, Mickey Mouse, Disney princesses, Spiderman and Mayor Clayton, a lovable bunny wearing wire-framed glasses who serves as the face of Give Kids the World. Families live in on-site villas and can grab food at the Ginger bread House or a frozen treat at the Ice Cream Palace, both places where Brad, his wife Nichole, and two children, Kailyn and Josh, volunteer. We get a lot of joy in being here, Nichole said. Its amazing to have a place, coming from a familys perspective, where you can just get away from all the medical drama and just be a family and have a vacation today. came to Give Kids the World from a different perspective: as a wish family. In 2009, the Loewen family was one of the 7,500 families that visit Give Kids the World each year. Originally from Canada, the Loewen family learned about the Wish Foundation of Manitoba, where they lived. None of this would have been possible without Noah, the youngest of their three children. Born in September of 2005, Noah had a genetic disorder that limited his growth, causing him to develop but at a much smaller size. The disorder was exceptionally rare; Noah was only the fourth recorded case in the world. cially named yet. Doctors refer to it for now as gene 12q deletion. If I went to your computer, know what it does out of Microsoft and deleted it off of your operating system, what is that going to do? Brad said. For Noah, that was growth. Noah weighed only 3 pounds when he was born, concerning his doctors. They referred to Noah as having a failure to thrive, when a childs for their age. The three other recorded cases of the disorder were all stillborn babies. Doctors told the Loewen family to prepare for the worst. played out in the sterile halls of the NICU. Each day that little Noah lived, doctors counted it as a miracle. But after weeks of bleak uncer tainty, Brad and his family decided they had enough. They were taking him home. They were telling us he would make it till tomorrow, he would make it till tomorrow, he would make it till tomorrow, Brad said. After three weeks of that, its like OK, we dont know how long hes going to last, so were just going to take him home. But Noah would ultimately spend a total of more than 600 days in the hospital over the next three years, between attempts at normalcy at home. The hospital became the Loewen familys world as Noah continued to grow at a slow rate. At 1 year old, Noah weighed Scooping up happiness from tragedyTIM FREED The VoicePHO T O BY TIM FREED THE V OICEThe Loewen family moved from Canada to Florida to volunteer for the organization that helped their son. Please see VOLUNTEERS on page 4 Family helps sick kids to honor a lost sons memory Im not a psychiatrist or psychologist or anything; Im just a parent whos been there, Loewen said.
7 pounds. By the age of 3, he was just less than 20 pounds. His rate of growth caused him to have digestive problems, forcing him to be fed through tubes. Noah also couldnt speak he communicated with a handful of signs, along with facial expressions. In early 2009, the Loewen family made a wish. They wanted to take 3-year-old Noah to Disney World. By February, their wish had become a reality, arriving at the Give Kids the World resort. The week that followed proved to be the most magical seven days imaginable for the Loewen family. They ate at the Ice Cream Palace every night, went to Disney World and, most importantly, turned their attention away from the heartache of Noahs disorder. Nichole clearly recalls Noahs favorite part being the carousel at the resort. Under a giant mushroom top, Noahs mother held him on her lap as they rode on the wheelchair-accessible turtle for hours on end. Nichole remembers Noah learning to sign more, touchtogether. That was Noahs favorite, riding the carousel, Nichole said. Wed go around and hed sign more, more. The weeklong vacation in Or lando brought their family closer, particularly Noah and his siblings, Brad said. Rather than Noah being special for being different in the sense that hes sick, not well and kind of the downer, now he was special because we were able to be here, Brad said. It was because of Noah that our kids got to go to parties every night and go to Disney and have all this fun. It kind of, in their perspective, put Noah in a whole different place too. That following summer, Noah passed away from pneumonia. He had contracted the respiratory illness dozens of times in the past, Noah left his family behind. We never looked at it as poor us or were entitled to have this or why us? Brad said, his voice quivering. It was weve had him for three and a half years longer than we ever expected. Thats 170 weekends that we werent expecting to have Thats huge. Back in Canada, the Loewen family decided to come back to Central Florida that following October to volunteer at Give Kids the World, staying for about a week before going back to Winnipeg again. They continued to do so three to four times a year until 2012. In August of that year, they made the decision to sell their home and permanently move to Winter Garden, not too far from the Kissimmee resort. Now they could volunteer every single week, serving families at the Gingerbread House and the Ice Cream Palace. It means the world to us, Nichole said. It makes us feel like we can make a difference. Noahs legacy can live on through us and we can do something to honor him. Mark Hoewing, public relations manager for Give Kids the World, couldnt help but admire Brad and his family. strates the commitment that he has not only to his son and his sons memory, but it has a lot to do with the commitment to his entire family, that they would make this Orlando to volunteer, Hoewing said. The week at Give Kids the World must have been very meaningful to the Loewen family. The late-night ice cream rush continues as the Loewen family serves up a little happiness one scoop at a time. Nichole drizzles hot fudge over a sundae as Josh and Kailyn peel bananas and mix milkshakes. Brad greets every family with a friendly smile from the front counter, starting conversations and cracking jokes with the children. For just a moment, all that to pick. Im not a psychiatrist or psychologist or anything; Im just a parent whos been there, Brad said. If that makes them feel more comfortable or helps their experience, thats all I can ask for. In front of the counter, a little girl with shoulder length brown hair takes a peek from her reclined wheelchair. Her body lying still, only her eyes can say hello, quietly telling her mother which ful man with the ice cream scoop makes small talk, holding out a cup of vanilla. Just behind the counter, a little blond boy stares back from a photograph. He couldnt be much more than 3 and a half years old, though his hands look far too tiny for his age. But its his face you nofully tight, frozen in time, above a smile stretching a mile wide. Page 4 | Nov. 1, 2013 | Seminole Voice FORECLOSURE DEFENSELAW OFFICE OF TIMOTHY A. MORANCertified Florida Specific Foreclosure Prevention CounselorTel: 407-366-TLAW (8529)www.tmoranlaw.net firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 407-366-8528 1750 W. Broadway St., Ste. 118 Oviedo, FL 32765Initial Consultation FREE! 2013 Voted Best Law Firm in Oviedo One Senior Place ... 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Seminole Voice | Nov. 1, 2013 | Page 5 FAMILY CALENDAR Calendar NOV. 7Pet Rescue by Judys rst Party for Paws will host a night of entertainment, gourmet appetizers provided by Red Caf and Grafti Junktion, a silent auction, bar and live music by the Bryan Mays T rio. Pet Rescue by Judy has until December to move into its new location, and needs community support to nish renovating the building so that it can house animals. The event will run from 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, at The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive in Orlando. Its only $10 per person for an evening of fun. Visit petrescuebyjudy.com for more information. NOV. 9Want to golf for charity? Pet Rescue by Judys Fore the Animals Golf T ournament will hit the links with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, in a four-person scramble format at DeBary Golf and Country Club. Mulligans are three for only $10. The rst hole-in-one on hole #7 wins a new car from Sport Subaru Mitsubishi. There will be longest drive, closest to the pin, and club throwing contests too! Its all for charity to help renovate Pet Rescue by Judys permanent shelter and clinic before December when she has to move out of her old one. It all starts at 11:30 a.m. with a cocktail reception at the course. Visit petrescuebyjudy. com for more information and to sign up to help animals! ONGOINGThe Artistic Hand Gallery and Studios winter session runs through Dec. 2. Course offerings for children include painting, drawing, and more; throwing on the potters wheel; clay hand building; and mixed media. Adult classes for the Winter I session begin the week of Nov. 4 and continue through the week of Jan. 13. Adults are able to select from jewelry making: silver clay; glass, tile, and mosaics; numerous clay classes, as well as painting, drawing, and more. Childrens Winter II session begins the week of Jan. 6, which continues through Feb. 17. The adult Winter II session begins Jan. 20 until the week of March 10. Visit us on Facebook or at artistichandgalleryandstudio. com. For any further information, call 407-366-7882.NOV. 1 Looking for something fun to do on a Friday night? Family movie night in Casselberrys Lake Concord Park starts with food and drink vendors before dusk, and a movie right after dusk. This months movie is Hotel T ransylvania on Nov. 1. NOV. 2Waterford Lakes T own Center invites local restaurants and vendors to participate in the 14th annual T aste of Orlando on Saturday, Nov. 2. The T aste of Orlando is an all-day festival of family and food featur ing delectable tastes and beverage sampling. The community will also enjoy free live music, a local business expo, fabulous shopping, and childrens activities including face painting and bounce houses. Visit facebook.com/waterfordlakestownctr for more information. Dont miss the Geneva Cemetery T our at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2. Follow your lantern leader through the Geneva Cemetery and learn about famous long-departed residents. Its at the end of Cemetery Road off First Street in Geneva. NOV. 9Oviedos largest annual festival arrives at the Lawton House for Great Day in the Country, a giant arts, crafts and holiday fair with music, food, and the popular Great Days Got T alent competition. More than 350 arts and crafts booths, business booths, and community service booths will be open for business and fun. Enter tainment on two stages will keep things hopping. A special childrens play area will keep your tykes happy. Theres free parking at Oviedo High School, plus a free shuttle bus. Great Days Got T alent will showcase its nalists. Come out for fall fun and nd decorations or gifts for the holidays. Its all from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Notes Abuser sentencedAn Oviedo couple earned international infamy after authorities discovered that they had made child pornography with their own children. This week Sarah Adleta was sentenced to 54 years in prison for the acts, which prosecutors said continued after the woman and husband Jonathan Adleta, a former Marine, divorced. The womans father had pled with the judge to give his daughter the maximum possible sentence. Jonathan Adleta is set to be sentenced in December for his part in the acts, for which he was found guilty in September. Dance teacher arrestedAn Oviedo dance teacher allegedly attempted to kiss and grope a 14-year-old female student, and was arrested Oct. 28. Harrison Jonathan Prater, 27, teaches at dance studios throughout the Orlando area. Prater was arrested on one count of lewd and lascivious behavior. He was booked into Seminole Countys John E. Polk Correctional Facility.
Page 6 | Nov. 1, 2013 | Seminole Voice AT HLE T I C S THIS WEEK IN WORLD HISTORY ON NOV. 4, 1942, 875 Clark Street,Suite A Oviedo, FL 32765 www.OviedoVision.com 407.366.7655 Fashion Frames Custom Contact Fittings Eye Exams for All Ages Designer & Rx Sunglasses Treatment of Red Eyes In-House Optical Lab Surgery Co-Management Dr. Gary D. McDonald and Dr. Jason R. Wallace Optometric PhysiciansTime for your health eye exam! The UCF Knights are the highest theyve ever been ranked in national polling after destroying UConn in a 62-17 rout Oct. 26 at home. The Knights hadnt been home for a month while they rocketed into the top 25 standings of four NCAA FBS polls in the wake of a 38-35 shocker over Louisville on Oct. 18. After annihilating UConn, it only got better. The Knights are No. 16 in ESPN.coms Power Rankings, the highest theyve ever ranked. Theyre also ranked highly in the BCS Standings (No. 23), AP Top 25 (No. 19) and USA Today College Coaches Poll (No. 22), thanks to the dominating win that put them at 6-1 on the season and 3-0 in the AAC, in which they share the lead with Houston. Each week you have to treat it like a championship game, Head Coach George OLeary said hed told his players. The Knights wouldnt let up against UConn. Despite playing a UConn Huskies team that hadnt won a game all season, the Knights still managed to jump up a few notches in the standings, thanks in part to strong play on the offensive side that saw the Knights jump out to a 45-10 lead by the end of the half. They held and even extended that lead while platooning second stringers for most of the second half. By the time he had left the game midway through the third quarter, quarterback Blake Bortles had thrown for 286 yards with four touchdown passes, a 16-yard third-down touchdown run, and zero interceptions. Coming in to replace him, freshman backup quarterback Justin Holman threw for 65 yards and a touchdown pass, though he did throw the Knights only interception. With the broad lead, the Knights even had chances to try some unusual Wild Knight plays, putting wide receiver Jeff Godfrey back in at quarterback. But it was at receiver where Godfrey shined, catching three touchdown passes in the game, two of them acrobatic catches that seemed to defy gravity. Elusive receiver J.J. Worton went 119 yards on six receptions to lead the Knights on the receiving corps, including a tackle-breaking 61-yard scamper that took him all the way to the end zone to start the third quarter. showed some leg in the game, extending his 9-for-9 season with a dead center. Defensive back Sean Maag had an unusual game in which he only grabbed one tackle, but picked up a fumble and an inter ception. Defensive end Troy Gray made a diving catch of his own for an interception. The Knights take another week off before hosting Houston at 7 p.m. Nov. 9. Knights rise in T op 25 football rankings after trouncing HuskiesISAAC BABCOCK The VoicePHO T O BY ISAA C BABCOCK THE VOICE Knights wide receiver Rannell Hall eludes a defender during a rout of UConn. PHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE VOICERunners dressed their best at the Oviedo Rising 5K Oct. 26. Rising 5K An unusual Oviedo offensive lineup handed Winter Park its in a 35-27 upset on Oct. 24 at Showalter Field. The Wildcats (7-1, 3-1) entered the game undefeated on a string of convincing wins, with a clinched district title an inevitability before Oviedo (5-3, 2-1) showed up. Thats when the hobbled Lions, using backup quarterback Nick Carbone in place of star QB Chris Davis Jr., showed what they could do. Jurrell Green, the star running back who was recovering from multiple injuries, ran for 136 yards anyway, helping to balance out Carbones 120 yards passing. Davis would play receiver and defensive back, snagging a gymnastic one-handed interception to end the Wildcats minutes. The unlikely win by the Lions puts a seemingly locked-out season into disarray, with a potential three-way Class 8A District 3 tie on the horizon. If Oviedo and University (6-2, 2-1) games, theyll force a three-way tiebreaker night with Winter Park to determine the district champion and runner up. Oviedos win seems the most likely, facing off at Timber Creek (4-4, 0-3), which has suffered narrow losses in all three district games so far. They play at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1. Universitys shot is less likely, going up against Hagerty, which upended Timber Creek 35-21 in the most convincing district win of any team over the Wolves so far. That game plays at University at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1. If both Oviedo and University manage to fall on the same night, Winter Park would clinch the district championship and Hagerty would then be in a three-way tiebreaker with Oviedo and University to determine the district runner up. If one of those teams wins Friday night and the other loses, the district could be completely sorted out at the end of the night. Winter Park, which has played all of its district games, hosts Cypress Creek at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1. Winter SpringsWinter Springs is on the bubble going into Friday night. They have to win to clinch a postseason berth. Theyll square off at 7 p.m. Nov. 1 against Wekiva for their The Bears are 5-3 overall and 4-1 in the district. The Mustangs are 6-3 overall and 3-2 in the district. With a win, the Bears will head to the postseason as district champs. And the Bears will need all the help they can get, playing at Lions, Bears in for big district ghtsISAA C BABCOCK The VoiceWekiva. Lake HowellThe Silver Hawks, having one of their best seasons in years at 4-4 overall, have a 1-2 district record, which is too far out for a shot at a championship. They host East River at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1. T rinity PrepThe Saints are 5-4 after winning a forfeit in their last game, but theyre winless at 0-3 in district play. They close out the season hosting Orangewood Christian at 7 p.m. Nov. 1. The Masters Academy Despite a strong 6-3 overall and 4-3 district record, the Eagles, in a hyper-competitive district will not be making it to the postseason. They close out the season at 7 p.m. Nov. 1 against Orlando Christian Prep.
Seminole Voice | Nov. 1, 2013 | Page 7Now through Nov. 10 Dracula by Shakespeare and Company Orlando Shakes invites us to experience the celebrated gothic thriller Dracula in a brilliantly acted one-man tour-de-force featuring John P. Keller portraying a dozen characters that can change instantly with the addition of a pair of glasses or a hat. Using Bram Stokers original text to create an intense perfor mance of bloody thrills, Draculas inventive theatricality works its dark sorcery through Nov. 10. Call 407-447-1700 or visit orlandoshakes.orgNow through Nov. 4 Breakthrough Theatre enters The T wilight ZoneThe Breakthrough Theatres Halloween offering is four episodes from the classic series The Twilight Zone through Nov. 4. The episodes include Night Call; The Lonely (written by Rod Serling); Shadow Play; and The Living Doll. The terror is up-close and personal at the Breakthrough Theatre at 419 W. Fairbanks Ave. in Winter Park. For reservations, call 407920-4034. Now through Nov. 10 The Book of Mormon knocks on Orlandos doorHaving won the best musical Tony Award, NY Drama Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama League Award, and the Grammy for best musical, one might think this musical will bring us the Rapture if it werent for the blasphemy! The Book of Mormon features a book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park. tickets on Broadway, and now we can get our tickets right here in Orlando for per formances at the Bob Carr. Get yours at Ticketmaster.com, the at 100 S. Eola Drive, the Amway Center ing 1-800-982-2787.Nov. 2 So Y ou Think Y ou Can Dance dances into FloridaSo You Think You Can Dance, the 11-time Emmy Award-winning show that sparked Americas fascination with dance, is celebrating its landmark 10th season. As part of the celebration, the seasons across America showing off their most popular routines as well as original pieces created for the tour. Tickets are available at Hard Rock Live for Nov. 2. Call 407351-5483. Nov. 1 and 2 After These Messages... Music that made television historyIf you remember that Diamonds are forever or under stand the connection between a pint-sized Darth Vader and a Volkswagen, then this concert by Central Florida Community Arts is for you. Called After These Messages, the concert features history-making music from television commercials with performances on Nov. 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Downtown Baptist Church at 120 E. Pine St. in Or lando. Tickets are $10, and those age16 and younger are admitted free. Purchase tickets online at cfcarts.com or at the door.Nov. 2 Party like a Caveman at the Science Center Our favorite gala evening returns when we party like a caveman at the Orlando Science Centers Neanderthal Ball on Nov. 2 beginning at 7 p.m. Filled with fun, this gala is also an upscale dining experience featur ing gourmet food from Cave Inn wines, Orlando Brewing, and Maxines on Shine. Examine real fossils, carve out your mark in the silent auction, and applaud the latest in prehistoric fashion in the Harriett Lake Caveman Couture Contest. Harriett Lake, Central Floridas philanthropist extraordinaire, not only sponsors the contest, she judges it. Centers youth education programs. Call 407-514-2000 or visit osc.org/neanderthalballJosh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar Dessert Auction & 50/50 raffle 4:00 pm 6:30 pmAdults $8 Children Under 12 $4 Children Under 4 Free 50/50 Raffle: Tickets $2 each 3 for $5 7 for $10 Prizes! Revolving Trophy for 1 st Place Medallions for 2 nd and 3 rd PlaceContact the Parish Office for More Information 407-644-5350 Saturday, November 9th Competition limited to 12 contestants Each contestant will make 1 full pot of chili for judging and samples later Each contestant should have chili ready for judging by 3:45 pm Judging takes place between 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm Nachos and salsa served during judging Community Chili and Cornbread served from 5:00 pm with samples of contestants chili and Ice Cream to cool the tongues Chili Cook-off winners announced at 5:00 pm 50/50 Raffle Prizes awarded at 5:15 pm Dessert Auction begins at 5:30 pmFOURTH ANnualChurch of the Good Shepherd331 Lake Avenue, Maitland, FL 32751 DRACULA THE TWILIGHT ZONE Please see CUL TURE on page 8 Upcoming Events For more info and to register for events go to: www.OviedoWinterSprings.org November 7th Nonprofit Appreciation Luncheon 11:30am 1:00pm, Oviedo Mall Community Room Join us as at our 4th Annual Chamber Gives Back Nonprofit Appreciation Luncheon. All Central Florida nonprofits are invited to set up a free promotional table. We will also have David Odahowski, the president of the Edyth Bush Foundation, there to speak on the general status of nonprofits in our area. November 13th OBN Luncheon 11:30am 1:00pm, Tuscawilla Country Club Join the ladies of Oviedo Businesswomen's Network at their monthly luncheon. Novembers luncheon is a Sadie Hawkins event. Members will be inviting a male colleague or friend to join in on networking. OBN meets the second Wednesday of every month at Tuscawilla Country Club. We hope to see you there! November 15th 26th Annual OWSRCC Golf Tournament Twin Rivers Golf Club 2100 Ekana Dr, Oviedo, FL 32765 Join us for a fun filled afternoon of golf at Twin Rivers Country Club. This event is the chambers largest yearly fundraiser for its Scholarship Fund. Registration is being accepted through Monday, November 11th. November 22nd Chamber Knight at Light Up UCF Join the Chamber at this years Light Up UCF event. Light Up UCF is a great family event with an 8,000 sq ft out door skating rink, rides, and holiday attractions. On Friday November 22nd and Thursday December 19th the Chamber will have a info table set up, come out and check it out!
Page 8 | Nov. 1, 2013 | Seminole VoiceNov. 2 and 3 The W omans Club Antiques Show & SaleMore than 25 professional antique dealers will feature items including jewelry, collectibles, china, art, and more (entrance $5) as the Womans Club of Winter Park works to preserve their historic building, which was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995. Their Antiques Show & Sale will be held Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Nov. 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 419 S. Interlachen Ave. in Winter Park. Call 407-644-2237 or visit womansclubofwinterpark.comNov. 4, 5 and 6 W e love the circusThe all new, 2013 edition of the Worlds Largest Circus Under the Big Top, continues the age-old tradition of entertaining American families when the Cole Brothers Circus of the Stars opens in Ocala on Nov. 4 and runs through Nov. 6. Hosted by the Ocala Shrine Club, patrons will see Hugo, the 2-year-old baby elephant; motor cycles in the Globe of Death; Vicenta Pages with her six tigers; and the Human Cannonball shot 90 feet out of the worlds largest cannon. Call 888-332-5200 or visit gotothecircus.com Nov. 5 to April 13 The Holy Art of Imperial Russia in Winter Park The Polasek Museum will present an extraordinary collection of Russian icons in an exhibit that explores sacred works from the 17th to early 20th centuries, the period in which Russia opened up to Western images, including painted panels, carved items and pieces cast in brass and silver will be on view. For Orthodox Russians, icons were seen as guardians with special powers. From the collection of Gary Hollingsworth, an art restorer who has collected religious art for the last 30 years, the exhibit runs through April 13. Visit Polasek.org Image: The Great Martyr Panteleimon c. 1908, Oil on gold on wood Nov. 6 Jewish National Fund honors Mayor Buddy Dyer The Jewish National Fund will host its annual Tree of Life Award Dinner at the Rosen Plaza Hotel on Nov. 6, this year honoring Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. The prestigious award is given in recognition of outstanding community involvement, dedication to American-Israeli friendship, and devotion to peace. Orlando native Buddy Dyer has served Orlandos residents since 2003, and says, The mission of JNF shares my vision in bringing life and prosperity to communities and regions that need support. To RSVP, call 800-211-1502, email RSVPNorthFL@jnf.org or visit jnf.orgCurrent W elcome National Airlines Congratulations all around as we join with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer in welcoming National Airlines to its brandnew national headquarters in Orlando. A ribbon cutting on Oct. National, a company with more than 250 employees, thrives on opportunities to accept challenges that push their skills to the limit, and has handled missions from military urgency to disaster emergencies for companies from General Motors to FEMA. Visit nationalairlines.aeroCULTURE | Ever wanted to see a man get shot out of a cannon? The worlds biggest arrives next week CONTINUED FR OM P AGE 7 about how much money Let us help you! Call today!(407)-644-6646www.aSafeHarbor.com Member of Bob Adams President/CEO A SafeHarbor, LLC email@example.comS T OP Worryingyou have for retirement.Instead of being concerned with the value of your retirement account, you should be more concerned with the income that account provides. Income maintains your quality of life so you may live in retirement as you did when you were working. You need to have the income so you can travel, see your grandkids and live whatever retirement dreams you may have. If you would like to see how you can MAXIMIZE YOUR INCOME FOR LIFE call us today. There are options available that most Americans dont know about. Give us one hour to see if we can give you your lifetime. October 25 November 10 Sponsored By: Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and ne art curator. He is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. Garrick can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 407-522-3906. NEANDER THAL BALL COLE BROS. CIRCUS HOLY AR T OF RUSSIA NA TIONAL AIRLINES
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Page 10 | Nov. 1, 2013 | Seminole Voice VOI C ES EDITORIAL CARTOONS I recently heard of the radical idea that the best way to reduce socially and environmentally damaging agricultural practices would be to procure food by making eye contact with the producer. One of my favorite bands as a child of the 1960s, The Grateful Dead, allowed people to record and share the tapes of their concerts. The bands rhythm guitarist, Bob Weir, recently shut down Internet shar ing, stating that he still wants tapers to see the color of their accomplices eyes. Obtaining the expected diversity of food for our families would be almost impossible eyeball-to-eyeball, but this is the best time of year to meet your local food purveyor by attending any number of real farmers markets, fresh producer retailers, farm-to-fork restaurants, or festivals. The industrial producer of our expectedly diverse menu is not available to meet in any stretch of a convenient shopping trip. The current federal farm bill tied up in Congress spreads multi-billion dollar subsidies to remote corporate commodity farms while government subsidized fuel and transportation systems cheaply spread that starchy food worldwide. With genetiwinnowing down the labor pool of aging farmers, the opportunity to thank him per sonally is becoming an even more distant dream. Compounded by draconian cuts to small farm educational platforms that directly limit career access to new agronomists, radical changes would need to be taken to encourage millions of neighbors to take up farmering (think of all the jobs this would create). We might need to play the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon game to know our farmer, but hopefully in much fewer steps. As consumers in this presumably harried world, one-stop shopping in the aisles of the big-box grocery storage facility is almost an assumed right. I am always delighted when the accessibility of my farm presages a familys shopping supplementing later. With nearby farmers markets open most days of the week, the lack of alternative sources of produce is no longer a valid excuse. Local produce retailers, such as Fresh 24 who even help to har vest their inventory, are opening in many strip centers. Caf 118 and The East End Market are whole new concepts to consort with the spectrum of our food purveyors. The Winter Park Harvest Festival, Central Florida Vegfest, Oviedos Great Day in the Country, and downtown Orlandos Earth Day provide us with ample opportunities to meet our farmers. Come by and say hi! I plan to attend many of the aforementioned events and I am available at Sundew Gar dens for visits and tours.W ant to save the environment? Meet a farmer Tom CareyFrom my garden to yoursT om Carey is the owner of Sundew Gardens, a you-pick gardening business in Oviedo. Visit the Sundew Gardens Facebook page and email him at email@example.com WHO IS CAREY > King Features Weekly ServiceOctober 28, 2013 College students most everywhere live in an atmosphere that is sexually supercharged. Young men and women with varying degrees of sexual experience, free from the surveillance of parents, experimenting with social structure, and embracing a knowledge of their sexual power creates an environment rife with possibility. It should be a beautiful time, a time that can be full of crackling chemistry, ach, bashful awkward exchanges, and all the little moments that lead to love. But it sometimes can be a terrible time. Too much alcohol. Over sexualized situations. Misunderstanding. Misunderstood. No, I said no. Im drunk but that doesnt mean Regret. Shame. And Ive recently become aware of some overly aggressive sexual behavior in some men I know, which led me to want to address this. According to some studies, about a third of college men said they were likely to have sex with an unwilling partner if they thought they could get away with it. Also, one in six female college students reported having been a victim of rape or attempted rape in the preceding year, and about 40 percent of college women who are raped tell no one about their assault. These are alarming statistics. They speak of a world in which self-respect and mutual respect exist in disassociated slivers. They speak of a world in which sex is about power, not about sharing and understanding and intimacy and trust. They speak of a world in which some women walk around frightened every day, but desperately trying not to show it. They speak of a world in which some men are walking around with little respect for themselves or the women around them. Gentlemen, you have heard this a thousand times: No means no. It does not matter how a woman is dressed, how erwise mentally altered, it is not your free pass to have sex with her. The she-wasasking-for-it excuse is never legitimate. Once a woman indicates that she wants to stop but you push it, you are assaulting her. And if she is passed out? Absolutely 100-percent off limits. Have some respect for yourself. If you force a woman to have sex, you are a power-hungry, arrogant narcissist and you are insecure and weak. Be a real man, and you just might feel better about yourself. And here is another element of this selfindulgent and dangerous behavior. If you choose to act in this aggressive and violent way now and get away with it, chances are that it will lead to more offensive behavior in the future. You may become that restaurant manager whose servers tolerate but mock behind your back because you have a family and children, yet you sexually harass your employees, make crude and crass advances, touch them inappropriately, and then punish them with bad shifts when they do not respond to your sophomoric, petulant, and shameful advances. You may become that congressman who ends up splashed all over the news while trying to save face because you could not keep your hands off interns and now some of them have pressed sexualharassment charges. Or you may be that professor who ends up losing tenure and every opportunity with it because seven students you asize you are a serial rapist. (That is a true story.) So think. Be mindful and be aware that you, in most cases, have physical control in a sexually charged moment with a woman. How are you going to control the situation? Counter to what you and your friends might tell each other, women are not asking for it because they wear something sexy, and they do not mean yes when they indicate no. Have some respect for yourself and that will lead to having more respect for those around you. Mark Routhier is an assistant professor of directing and acting at the University of Central Florida and director of new play development at Orlando Shakespeare Theater, a partnership with the university. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.orgSexual attackers are arrogant, insecure, weakMARK ROUTHIER UCF Forum columnist
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Page 12 | Nov. 1, 2013 | Seminole Voice ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Keep your feelings to yourself as you work through an awkward circumstance. Complaining is useless, and also unwise since your words could come back to haunt you. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) A sudden flash of Bovine practicality shows you how you might be able to turn your artistic pursuits into a profit able venture. A spouse or partner offers some sage advice. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Be prepared with several Plan Bs that you might have to use as backups just in case you encounter some troublesome complications with your carefully constructed schedule. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) You might think youll never have a free moment again with the demands of the workplace piling on. Cheer up. The pressure eases as holiday time nears. An old friend brings good news. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Your Leonine pride might make it difficult to offer an apology to a co-worker you unintentionally offended. But a quick and sincere Im sorry could prevent problems down the line. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) This is a good time to tackle those backed-up chores that have kept you from moving into other and potentially more worthwhile projects. A personal matter needs your attention. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) You usually have no problem rush ing to the defense of someone you perceive as being treated unjustly. But perceptions could be deceiving this week. Check the facts before you act. SCORPIO (October 23 to Novem ber 21) Before you point fingers at who might be to blame for the unex pected change in your plans, take a few moments to reflect on how this turn of events might be a blessing in disguise. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) You seek out advice in the first part of the week. But be careful not to let counsel from others over shadow your own sense of perception. Things become clearer by the weeks end. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) The trusted colleagues you relied on earlier continue to offer support with your project. But you take more control, and by the weeks end, you should be in full command. AQUARIUS (January 20 to Febru ary 18) Rely on your practical side while exploring investment possibilities. Caution is still your watchword in these matters. Your social life takes a gratifying turn by the weeks end. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) An already confusing situation appears to grow murkier during the first part of the week. But it all starts to clear by the weeks end. Plan to spend the weekend with someone special. BORN THIS WEEK: You have a passion for life that inspires others to follow your example. You could be a motivational speaker. 2013 King Features Synd., Inc. Nov. 12, 1799, Andrew Ellicott Douglass, an early American astronomer born in Vermont, witnesses the Leonids meteor shower from a ship off the Florida Keys. Douglass jour nal entry is the first known record of a meteor shower in North America. Nov. 17, 1869, the Suez Canal, connecting the Mediterranean and the Red seas, is opened. The canal was only 25 feet deep, 72 feet wide at the bottom, and 200 to 300 feet wide at the surface. Fewer than 500 ships navigat ed it in its first full year of operation. Nov. 16, 1907, Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory enter the United States as Oklahoma, the 46th state. Oklahoma initially prospered as an agricultural state, but the drought years of the 1930s made the state part of the Dust Bowl. Nov. 14, 1941, Suspicion, a romantic thriller starring Cary Grant and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, makes its debut. The film marked the first time that Grant, a Hollywood leading man, and Hitchcock, one of the greatest directors in movie history, worked together. Nov. 15, 1957, Nikita Khrush chev challenges United States to a missile shooting match, claiming that the Soviet Union had missile superiority over the United States. He also claimed that the United States did not have intercontinental ballistic rockets; If she had, the Russian leader sneered, she would have launched her own sputnik [satellite]. Nov. 13, 1969, in Washington, protesters stage a symbolic March Against Death with more than 45,000 participants, each with a placard bear ing the name of a soldier who had died in Vietnam. The march lasted for two days and two nights. President Richard Nixon was deeply angered by the protests, but publicly feigned indiffer ence. Nov. 11, 1973, the Soviet Union announces that, because of its opposition to the overthrow of the govern ment of Chilean President Allende, it would not play a World Cup Soccer match against the Chilean team. It was the first time in the history of World Cup Soccer that a team had boycotted over political issues. 2013 King Features Synd., Inc. King Features Weekly ServiceOctober 28, 2013 MindGym October 28, 2013 King Features Weekly ServiceOctober 28, 2013 King Features Weekly ServiceOctober 28, 2013 King Features Weekly ServiceOctober 28, 2013 MindGym October 28, 2013 MindGym October 28, 2013 MindGym October 28, 2013 MindGym October 28, 2013