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DAWGS CATCH RATS TO STEAL TOP SPOT ATHLETICS, 5 Karaoke with some cool cats Sing-along event raises money for local animals in need. INTERESTS, 4 Ladies and gentlemen, start sharpening your pencils Its back-to-school season, and everything you need to know. BACK TO SCHOOL, 6 Growing up America The pitfalls of a teenage nation VOICES, 11 CALENDAR .................... 2 INTERESTS .................... 4 ATHLETICS .................... 5 BACK TO SCHOOL ............... 6 CULTURE .................... 10 VOICES ...................... 11 CLASSIFIEDS .................. 12 MARK YOUR CALENDAR Catch a baseball game, grab dinner and see a movie all in the same spot this weekend. Come out to the River Rats game on Friday for a fun, cheap date night at the ball park. MORE IN CALENDAR, PAGE 2 USPS 00-093 Publisher statement on page 2. In home delivery by Friday, July 25 Isabelle Waddell came to her Fire kindles fear of slow response time Winter Springs empty investment TIM FREED The Voice TIM FREED The Voice PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE VOICE The insides of an Oviedo area home were destroyed by a recent re that has residents pushing for another re station. PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE VOICE Businesses spurred by the Incubator have stayed local, but they ended up in neighboring Oviedo not Winter Springs. Please see FIRE on page 2 Please see INCUBATOR on page 2 FRIDAY, JULY 25, 2014 FREE Published weekly SEMINOLEVOICE.COM Since 1991 | WINNER OF 12 FLORIDA PRESS ASSOCIATION AWARDS | Serving Greater Oviedo/Winter Springs


Page 2 | July 25, 2014 | Seminole Voice The calendar contains the winning pho tos from a contest held each summer. Winners have been as young as 9, and participants range from kids with phonecameras to professionals with fancy lens es. TOPP challenges you to capture the theme on camera! The contest deadline is 5 p.m. Aug. 22. Submit photos of the theme Water, water everywhere to The city of Winter Springs is running adult softball leagues starting Aug. 11. Regis tration for these leagues started July 21 for returning teams and open registration for new teams begins July 28. Team reg istration is $400 per team. For more infor mation, call the Winter Springs Parks and Recreation Department at 407-327-6589. The Summer Eco Camp Season at the Yarborough Nature Center in the Geneva Wilderness Area runs now through Aug. 1. Children ages 7 to 12 can learn more about the environment by joining ve-day classes that run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The classes include Animals Everywhere, Surviving in Nature and Creepy Crawl ers. For a list of classes, a registration form and more information, visit semino JULY 25 Come enjoy a Sanford River Rats base ball game followed by a movie! Its a charity event, with 50 percent of proceeds going back to Seminole Work Opportunity Program when you tell them you are with SWOP as you purchase your tickets. In vite family, friends, co-workers, neighbors and more! Its starting at 7 p.m. July 25 at Sanford Memorial Stadium, 1201 S. Mel lonville Ave. in Sanford. Tickets are $5 at the gate. Visit for more information. Winter Springs teen theater group Acts of Faith will perform a production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying on July 25-27 and Aug. 1-3 at St. Stephen Catholic Community in Winter Springs. For show times and ticket prices, visit JULY 26 Seminole County Public Schools will par ticipate in a Back-2-School event at Fort Mellon Park in Sanford from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 26. The follow ing departments will be present: Choices, Food Services, Great Start Program, Transportation and VPK. ONGOING Each year, The Oviedo Preservation Project publishes a black-and-white wall calendar. This calendar is then dis tributed in Oviedo, Winter Springs, Geneva and Chuluota to help people learn more about our community (and keep better track of their schedules). THIS WEEK THIS WEEK IN WORLD HISTORY JULY 28, 1945 A United States military plane crashes into the Empire State Building, killing 14 people. One engine went through the building and landed in a penthouse. We all share our resources Is there affordable space that I hate to see us just abandon At last INCUBATOR | Incubator funding is on the chopping block as budget talks continue C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE FIRE | Fire chief says recession could be to blame for delay of station construction C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Calendar Notes Winter Springs resident earns masters degree Tywana Jones of Winter Springs recently graduated from Baldwin Wallace Univer sity in Berea, Ohio, with a masters de gree in business administration: systems management. Baldwin Wallace University recognized the class of 2014 at the Uni versitys 164th graduate and undergradu ate commencement exercises in May. Baldwin Wallace University, founded in 1845, was one of the rst colleges to admit students without regard to race or gender. &VEGETABLES FRESH FRUIT W Brian Thomas Produce 110 Geneva Drive, Old Downtown Oviedo(Across From Ace Hardware) VINE RIPE TOMATOES Tom Carey SundewGardens@gmail.comCommunity supported agriculture. Experience homegrown gardening: Thats what first response is all about: to protect the public regardless of jurisdictional lines. I dont think that were getting the bang for the buck of the various partners that Id hoped we would get at this point. Friday, July 25, 2014 Volume 24, Issue 30 PHONE: 407-563-7000 FAX: 407-563-7099 SEMINOLEVOICE.COM Orlando, FL 32835-5705 PUBLISHER Tracy Craft 407.515.2605 MANAGING EDITOR Isaac Babcock 407.563.7023 ASSOCIATE EDITORS Sarah Wilson 407.563.7026 Tim Freed 407.563.7054 ARTS EDITOR Josh Garrick DESIGNER Tom Miller 407.563.7032 STAFF WRITERS Brittni Larson Megan Stokes Allison Olcsvay Kristy Vickery COLUMNISTS Janet Foley Sandi Vidal Tom Carey Karen Phillips ADVERTISING SALES David Levine 407.485.1956 Linda Stern 407.376.2434 LEGAL NOTICE ADVERTISING Ashley McBride 407.286.0807 SUBSCRIPTIONS/CIRCULATION Luana Baez 407.563.7013 MEMBER OF: Florida Press Association Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce TURNSTILE MEDIA GROUP CHAIRMAN Rance Crain PRESIDENT/CEO Francis X. Farrell EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & GENERAL MANAGER Patti Green VICE PRESIDENT Jeff Babineau USPS #008-093 Periodicals postage is paid at Oviedo, Fla. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Seminole Voice, 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835 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 2014




People can Page 4 | July 25, 2014 | Seminole Voice IN T ERES T S THIS WEEK IN HUMAN HISTORY JULY 30, 1956 Two years after pushing to have the phrase under God inserted into the pledge of allegiance, President Crooning raises money for critters AILIN LEBELLOT The Voice TOP ARCHIVE PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE VOICE LEFT PHOTO COURTESY OF FRANKLINS FRIENDS Rescued foxhound Franklin, second from left, helped spur a growing nonprot. Storm coming? Were ready.Report an outage: 800.228.8485 preparation tips: DukeEnergyStormDuke Energys expert storm response teams know exactly how to prepare for storms and keep your lights on year report and track outages, get preparation tips and more. Duke Energy Storm Keep up with the latest news unfolding in your community. LOCAL NEWS. BIG IMPACT.


Seminole Voice | July 25, 2014 | Page 5 AT HLE T ICS THIS WEEK IN SPORTS HISTORY AUG 1, 1936 The Olympic games opened in Berlin with a ceremony presided over by Adolf Hitler. The ceremony culmi ISAAC BABCOCK The Voice PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE VOICE Kenny Burkhead has struck out 24 batters in 33 innings to help the Rats, but it hasnt been enough as Winter Park overtook them this week. Dawgs leapfrog Rats for lead


Page 6 | July 25, 2014 | Seminole Voice All the supplies without all the taxes Carillon Elementary Evans Elementary ARCHIVE PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE VOICE Meet the Teacher nights serve as a chance for parents and students to get to know their new heads of class, and for students to get a sneak peek at their new classrooms and classmates. Some events are parents-only though, so check with your school rst. Homework before the rst bell rings SARAH WILSON The Voice Please see SCHOOL on next page Dr. Gary D. McDonald OPTOMETRIC PHYSICIAN Oviedo VISION Center Fashion Frames Custom Contact Fittings Eye Exams for All Ages Designer & Rx Sunglasses Treatment of Glaucoma Treatment of Red Eyes In-House Optical Lab Surgery Co-Management EXPERIENCE FUN & FITNESS AT THE SAME TIME! WHETHER YOU WANT TO JUMP, TUMBLE, PLAY DODGEBALL OR HOST A PARTY,BOING!IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!Mon Fri 11:00 10:00 Sat 10:00 10:00 Sun 11:00 7:00407.542.7844 532 S. Econ Circle, Ste 120 Oviedo, FL 32765 Summer Hours end August 18


Seminole Voice | July 25, 2014 | Page 7 Please see SCHOOL on page 8 SCHOOL | When can you make the most of your back-to-school budget? Its coming up at the start of August Geneva Elementary Keeth Elementary Layer Elementary Lawton Elementary Partin Elementary Rainbow Elementary Red Bug Elementary Stenstrom Elementary Winter Springs Elementary Walker Elementary C ONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE ARCHIVE PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE VOICE Books, binders and backpacks will be tax free next weekend as part of Floridas annual Back-to-School sales tax holiday. Restrictions apply though, so its important to check out what qualies and what doesnt before you hit the stores.


Page 8 | July 25, 2014 | Seminole Voice SEND THEM BACK TO SCHOOLwith a SMILE 20% OffNEW PATIENT EXAM & CLEANING FOR STUDENTS (AND PARENTS TOO!) E. W A S W P, F rf --DWP. offer expires 10/31/2014 SCHOOL | Beware of sign-ups for siblings in the same school; theyre not always held on the same day Indian Trails Middle Jackson Heights Middle Lawton Chiles Middle Tuskawilla Middle Hagerty High Lake Howell High Oviedo High Winter Springs High The Masters Academy Trinity Preparatory School C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 7 Introducing kids to soy: Easy back-to-school meals Please see SOY on next page


Seminole Voice | July 25, 2014 | Page 9 Outstanding SchoolYouth America Grand Prix New York Finals 2014FALL CLASSES BEGIN A UGUST 18, 2014 For more information visit schools nationwide, offers the highest quality classical ballet training guided by the American Ballet Theater National Training Curriculum and our fully Photo by Michael CairnsCLASSES FOR DANCERS AGES 3 ADULT WITH FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING OPTIONS.REGISTRATION NOW OPEN be a major source of concern for Four ways to reduce college costs: For information on the many scholarships available in Florida, visit To learn more about scholarships and other member programs available through Royal Neighbors of America, log on to or call 800-6274762. Family Features Tips for reducing your kids college debt SOY | Easy tricks can get your kids eating meat-free meals Pack a Healthy Lunchbox Asian Chicken Edamame Pizza rella cheese, shredded edamame, bell peppers and Family Features C ONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE


Good news: In recent com More good news: Final week through July 28 Ladies of Eola Heights Now through Aug. 3 Crazy for You at The REP July 26 Orange Is The New Black at The Brink July 27 Beth Black & Jim Basque are Black & Basque As a duo Black & Basque share July 30 to Aug. 3 Leakycon in Orlando Aug. 1 to 23 Backwards in High Heels the Life of Ginger Rogers Aug. 2 An evening for artist Emily Jones States and The recep Park Beer Aug. 2 Maxwells Summer Soulstice Tour comes to Orlando Current New leopards at Central Florida Zoo are spotted leopards and are on And looking ahead Aug. 9 Taste of the Nation Orlando Page 10 | July 25, 2014 | Seminole Voice 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 or 407-522-3906. Josh Garrick Culture for your calendar One Senior Place ... See our full Calendar of Events at OneSeniorPlace.com407.949.6733715 Douglas Avenue Altamonte Springs, FL 32714M-F 8:30am 5pmEDUCATIONAL FALL PREVENTION PROGRAM 8 WEEK COURSE Each Friday: July 18 to September 5 10am 12noon By FIT, Must Reserve Seat RSVP 407.949.1525 FUN & EXERCISE SENIOR CLUB Every Monday 10am-12pm By Family Physicians Group July 28 Casino Day CHAIR PILATES Friday, July 25 1:30pm 2pm By Vitas Innovative Hospice Care. RSVP 407.599.2522 HEALTH RELATED TESTOSTERONE GROWTH HORMONE Thursday, July 31 3pm 4pm By More T Clinics RSVP 407.949.0222 IS IT WAX OR IS IT MY HEARING? Wednesday, July 30 3pm 4:30pm By Harmony Hearing. RSVP 407.949.6737 INSURANCE & REAL ESTATETHE REAL ESTATE SPECIALISTS ARE IN! Monday, July 28 10am-1pm 10am-1pm By Exit Real Estate Results. Appointment Only 407.949.6714 AARP MEDICARE COMPLETE Tuesday, July 29 2pm-3pm By LTC Advisors. RSVP 407.949.6722 LEGAL & FINANCIAL HALF TIME REPORT Thursday, July 24 11am 2pm OR 3pm 6pm By Estate & Business Planning Group RSVP 407.389.1122 or Email: TRUTH ABOUT MEDICAID PLANNING Tuesday, July 29 9:30am 12noon By The Law Ofces of Hoyt & Bryan RSVP 407.977.8080 TRUTH ABOUT ESTATE PLANNING Tuesday, July 29 2pm 4pm By The Law Ofces of Hoyt & Bryan RSVP 407.977.8080Calendar of Events July 2014 LEAKYCON ORLANDO MAXWELL CENTRAL FLORIDA ZOO


Seminole Voice | July 25, 2014 | Page 11 VOICES THIS WEEK IN POLITICAL HISTORY JULY Young Voices We would from Young love to hear your Call 407-563-7023 or email to have The Voice visit your class or group. Voices! Kids at the Geneva Fourth of July Parade said how they keep cool and what their favorite summer foods and drinks are. I like to swim in our pool in the backyard, and I drink lots of water. I like cantaloupe both orange and green and watermelon too. I really like strawberry yogurt at Jeremiahs. Anna F. 6 years old I like to swim in our backyard pool. I drink lemonade, Gatorade and water to keep cool. Also, I like strawberries. I spend a lot of time reading everything I just finished The Warrior Cats series. Ella F. 8 years old I like to swim and go to the pool. My favorite foods to keep cool are chocolate ice cream and Jeremiahs blueberry Italian ice. I was in the play Dinosaurs Before Dark, and in another play I was a tree. Emily P. 8 years old We like to swim and go to the aquatic pool in Oviedo it keeps us really cool. I like oranges, orange popsicles and all the ices and ice cream at Jeremiahs. Madalyn F. 8 years old I like to swim at the springs at the Wekiva River. We also have a pool at our house where we can swim. I drink lots of water in summer, and also I enjoy watermelon and hamburgers. Brady M. 9 years old Sandi Vidal is the executive director for Christian HELP and the Central Florida Employment Council, with more than 15 years of recruiting and human resources experience. For questions, please call 407-834-4022 ( fax 407-260-2949) sandi@ or mail Ask Sandi C/O Christian HELP, 450 Seminola Blvd., Casselberry, FL 32707. TALK T O SANDI > EMPLOYMENT Ask Sandi neurs to our museum docents, Adolescent America countless dreams, commanded Dening a republic understood the human truth ment for fear of a backlash or Eddie passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on Tuesday July 15 after a long and full life. We had him do numerous Invocations to start Geneva Citizens Association meetings over the years and sev eral years ago he and Evans Bacon were the grand marshals in our Independence Day Parade. Eddie was a very kind and generous man. Geneva and the world have lost a good friend... An adolescent nation Stetsons Corner By Karen McEnany-Phillips Network clubs that can help Attend job fairs and open houses Take a class Volunteer Network to get your foot in the door Keeping your skills fresh or working on a hobby can keep you motivated King Features Weekly ServiceJuly 21, 2014 EDITORIAL CARTOONS


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