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COMMUNITY NEWS Enjoy a sunrise run on beautiful Hollywood Beach! Support two great causes, the Wounded Warrior Project and the Fort Lauderdale Sea Cadets Youth Group. The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower wounded warriors. Their goal is foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nations history by raising awareness and enlisting the publics aid for the needs of injured service members, by helping injured service members aid and assist each other, and by providing unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members. The United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps is the finest youth development program for boys and girls ages 10 17 available in South Florida. The program and staffs goal is to help teens and pre-teens develop skills, self-esteem and confidence that will help them succeed to the greatest degree possible for each individual in school and life. Sign up today for our 3rd annual Pursuit of Honor, Courage & Commitment 5K Run/ Walk on October 11th, 7:30 am at Charnow Park. The beautiful race course goes north from the park along the beach and back, with timing by Accuchip and raffle prizes from Runners Depot. Parking is available at Garfield Street Parking Garage. Pre-registation is $25 at Discounts for students and active duty military. There will be a Kids Fun Run to follow with awards for all participants. A delicious post-race breakfast will be provided by Whole Foods Market. Awards Ceremony to follow with awards three deep for women & men overall, masters runners (over 50) 10 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 & over age groups. You do not want to miss this great 5K event. Register today at keg7b9t. For more information, contact Lynn Atkinson Drucker, 954-325-9102. 3rd Annual Pursuit of Honor, Courage & Commitment 5K Run/ Walk to benefit Wounded Warrior Project & Ft. Lauderdale Sea Cadets Youth Group set for Sat., Oct. 11th on Hollywood Beach MUNICIPAL NEWS The Hollywood Police Department introduced a new Economic Crimes unit on August 15. The unit will be based at the West Network Center. It will be staffed by two detectives and a sergeant. They will focus on education, outreach and the investigation of economic crimes and identify theft, a growing problem in Hollywood and Florida. Economic crimes are affecting millions of people. South Florida is an epicenter of economic crime and identity theft, said Hollywood Police Chief Frank Fernandez. We are establishing this unit to deal with this problem. According to Hollywood Police Records, in 2011, there were 853 economic crimes reported, in 2012, 899 economic crimes were reported and in 2013, 931 economic crimes were reported in Hollywood. Chief Fernandez said that sophisticated criminals will break into as many as 20 cars at a time not to steal radios but to look through the glove box in an effort to find personal papers or credit cards. This can be used to steal identities or credit card information. We want people to make sure their cars are locked and personal information is placed in the glove box or the trunk, said Chief Fernandez. One reason that people are getting involved in identity theft crime is that the penalties are not as severe as they are with narcotics and violent crime. Few sentencing guidelines have been established for identity theft and the legal establishment has been more focused on putting drug offenders and people who have committed violent crimes in jail for longer periods of time. This is why people need to be more careful about protecting their identity. If it is too good to be true, it probably is, said Hollywood Detective Larry VanDusseldorp, one of the officers working in the economic crimes unit. It is important for people to monitor their accounts and freeze their credit if they believe something is wrong, he said. Everyone is entitled to one free credit report a year. One problem is the IRS scam. Someone will call a person, say they are with the IRS and that the victim owes back taxes. The person will demand the victim send money or face legal consequences. The IRS will not just call and say send us money. They have official documents and will send a person to your home if there is a problem, said VanDusseldorp. And you can call the IRS at 1 800 908 4490 if you think you have a identify theft problem that involves IRS. Other problems include lottery scams and people calling and claiming a love one is in trouble in a foreign nation and money should be sent immediately so the person can come home. Detective Natalie Perez and Sergeant Marano are the other Hollywood Police officers working at the unit. Hollywood Commissioner Richard Blattner spoke at the opening of the unit. These cases take a lot of time to solve and there are sophisticated criminals committing identity theft. We need this unit, he said. The unit will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and on Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. so people who work during the day can report economic crimes to the unit. Hollywood Police Department opens Economic Crimes Unit BY DAVID VOLZ CORRESPONDENT Groomer ExpressServing S. Broward & N. Dade for over 30 years954-296-6272Call Lori Privin today! Mobile grooming business comes right to your door! HOLLYWOOD POLICE CHIEF FRANK FERNANDEZ WITH DETECTIVE LARRY VAN DUSSELDORP. 4


Give them something to smile about WITH EXAM, CLEANING & X-RAY ALL FOR ONLY $ 180 FREEHome Bleaching SystemCall today for your appointment954-210-41824000 Sheridan St., Suite D Hollywood, FL Offer only for new patients with absence of periodontal disease. (D0150 D1110, D0210) Expires 9/31/14. A $300 savings* The Navy League of the United States Fort Lauderdale Council presents the 3rd Annual Pursuit of Honor, Courage & Commitment 5K Run/Walk benefiting the Fort Lauderdale Sea Cadets and the Wounded Warrior Project Early Registration Fee 5K Runners /Walkers $25 per person Active Duty Military $5 Active Sea Cadet, JROTC Cadet or Student < 18 y. o. $15 Day of the Race Registration Fee $35 per person Kids Fun Run $10 The first 300 registrants will receive a race T Shirt. Registration Closes Friday, October 10, 2013 @ 3:00 PM Link to Registration -fl/running/races/pursuit -of -honor -courage -and commitment -5krun -walk -2014?int= For more information, call 954-325-9102. 5


GET LISTED! Visit more area happenings or to list yours.52014-15 SEASON KICKOFF & ARTIST RECEPTION6:30-10 p.m., Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St.Kick off the 2014-15 exhibition season with an artist reception for Echos Myron, curated by Beatriz Monteavaro and Priyadarsini Ray. The reception features performances by Snakehole and Bank of Christ. Other exhibitions opening are Sri Prabha: Outpost and Monica Uszerowicz: Its Okay to Cry. Free for members and $10 for non-members. Information: 954-921-32748FULL MOON DRUM CIRCLE7-9 p.m., ArtsPark at Young Circle, 1 Young CircleMeet at the Palm Court (west side).Information: 954-926-020412A TASTE OF ITALY7-9 p.m., Ginos Italian American Deli, 5729 Johnson St.Treat yourself to an authentic Italian evening featuring wine tastings, hors doeuvres and live music. Cost is $30 for unlimited antipasto, meats, cheeses and a pasta bar. Also includes Mozzarellaand sausage-making demos, live music from Sinatra Sounds Jeff (pictured), a rafe, networking and more. This event benets The Second Chance Society, which helps homeless and those struggling with self-sufciency.Information: 954-963-444913HOLLYWOOD BEACH SWEEP CLEANUP7-11 a.m., Charnow Park, 300 Connecticut St.Must be at least age 8 to participate. Information: 954-967-4526HOLLYWOOD WEST CONCERT7:309 p.m., Boulevard Heights Amphitheater, 6770 Gareld St.Enjoy classic rock from Jack Flash. Information: 954-921-3404145K LUNG CANCER AWARENESS FUNDRAISER6:45 a.m.-noon, Charnow Park, 300 Connecticut St.Presented by the Lung Cancer Foundation and Memorial Cancer Institute. The race starts at 7:30 a.m.Information: 654-642-414219PARK(ING) DAY9 a.m.-4 p.m., Taylor Street and North 21st AvenueParking spots transform into walkable urban areas at this nationwide event, which aims to promote creativity, civic engagement, critical thinking, unscripted social interactions, generosity and play. Organizers will lay out articial turf and place benches, umbrellas and tables for the public to use, and local artists can display their artwork and play music during the event. Get a look at a pop-up train station for the proposed passenger rail in downtown Hollywood too. The day is organized by the Hollywood CRA, along with various city departments, local businesses and Barry University. Sponsors are needed to provide benches and refreshments.Information: 954-924-2980 GRAPES FOR GRADES6:30-9:30 p.m., Marriott Hollywood Beach, 2501 N. Ocean DriveThis event benets the Hollywood Florida Scholarship Foundation. Enjoy ne wines, live music, awesome food, a silent auction and a chance to win a 10-day luxury cruise. Tickets GOSEEDO SEPTEMBERWHATS HOT & HAPPENING IN HOLLYWOOD 21HOLLYWOOD BEACH LATIN FESTIVAL 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Hollywood Beach Broadwalk Main stage performances, Latin food, arts and crafts, exhibitors and fun for the kids. Information: 954-536-4515 or 13GET BALD AT MICKEYS4 p.m., Mickey Byrnes Irish Pub, 1921 Hollywood Blvd.Shave your head or cheer on others who choose to give up their locks all to help raise money for the St. Baldricks Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity that helps to fund childhood cancer research. The evening features a rafe and more. To make a donation, visit 954-921-2317 6


ARTSPARK LIVE!8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, ArtsPark amphitheater, Hollywood Blvd. & U.S. 1FREE FRIDAY MOVIE NIGHTSSept. 5 The Croods Sept. 12 Shrek Forever After Sept. 19 Up Sept. 26 Dolphin TaleSATURDAYS Sept. 6: Electric Piquette, Latin jazz fusion Sept. 27: TBAInformation: 954-921-3500HOLLYWOOD BEACH THEATRE MUSIC AND DANCING7:30-9 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, Hollywood Beach Theatre, Johnson Street and the BroadwalkMONDAYSSept. 1: Xpresso, Top 40 dance Sept. 8: Swell Tones, music for dancing Sept. 15: Easy Livin, music for dancing Sept. 22: Grant Piper, blues rock Sept. 29: Miami Sound Byte, R&B Oct. 5: Harvey Nevin, swing & jazzTUESDAYSSept. 2: Richie C., popular standards Sept. 9: The Jesters, classic rock Sept. 16: Wayne L., family fun show Sept. 23: John Ricci, solo vocalist Sept. 30: Travis Bridges, saxophone Oct. 7: Marly Nevins, French songstressWEDNESDAYSSept. 3: Tim Bluntson Band, s, R&B Sept. 10: Cache Live, Latin/top 40 dance Sept. 17: Jimmy Williamsons, all-star band Sept. 24: Viva, rock & roll oldies Oct. 1: TK Blu The Uncool, classic rockFRIDAYSSept. 5: HLB, classic rock Sept. 12: 1 Flight Down, rock & roll Sept. 19: Different Faces, classic rock cover band Sept. 26: ZZ Top Experience, tribute Oct. 3: Bootleg Band, classic rockSATURDAYSSept. 6: Stellas Basement, modern and alternative rock Sept. 13: Second Saturday, classic rock Sept. 20: Teen Band Night, young rockers Sept. 27: Rockin Jake, harmonica blues and funk Oct. 4: Hoo Doo Blue Blues BandInformation: 954-921-3404MOVIES & MUSIC 7 ITS BACK! DREAM CAR CLASSIC CAR SHOW 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Hollywood Boulevard between 19th & 20th Avenue This free event features dozens of classic cars, trucks and more. Awards given for the Top 30 vehicles and the Peoples Choice Award. Also on Oct. 5. Information: 954-825-1027 are $60 before the event, $70 at the door, or $200 for 2 event tickets and 1 entry to the cruise drawing.Information: 954-923-400020DOWNTOWN ARTWALK 7-10 p.m., Harrison Street area Starts at 20th Ave. and Hollywood Blvd. at Anniversary Park.Information: 954-921-350021WORLD MEDITATION HOUR6-7:30 p.m. ArtsPark at Young Circle, 1 Young CircleParticipate in a World Meditation Hour as part of the International Day of Peace, a period designated by the United Nations to mark nonviolence and cease-re. The free event is open to all ages and is sponsored by the Brahma Kumaris, Hollywood Meditation Groups. This years event ends with entertainment from inspirational singer Laura Havel. Information: 954-962-744724ECHOS MYRON DISCUSSIONReception at 6:30 p.m., discussion at 7 p.m., Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St.The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood presents a reception and panel with select artists from the main gallery exhibition, and moderated by Gean Moreno. Information: 954-921-3274 Oct. 4RABIES VACCINATION & PET REGISTRATION EVENT9 a.m.2 p.m., T.Y. Park, 3300 North Park RoadPet owners can have pets registered, vaccinated and microchipped.Information: 954-359-1010 HARD ROCK LIVE!Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole WaySept. 6: Steve Martin & Martin Short Sept. 7: Divas Night Sept. 19: Experience Hendrix Sept. 27: Foreigner Oct. 2: Chicago Oct. 5: Peter FramptonShow times: 954-797-5531FORT LAUDERDALE IMPROV 5700 Seminole WaySept. 5-6: Eddie Grifn Sept. 11-14: Bob Marley Sept. 18: Tom Segura and Christina Pazsitzky Sept. 19: MoNique Sept. 24-25: Jay Mohr Sept. 26-28: Taylor Williamson Oct. 2-4: Maz JobraniShow times: 954-981-5653COMEDY & SHOWS MoNique ART-ASTIC COLLABORATIONS FOR KIDSThursdays, 4-6 p.m., Art & Culture Center Arts School, 1626 Harrison St.If your wee ones love the visual and performing arts, then this interdisciplinary program is a perfect way to unleash their imagination. Students spend the rst part of the day drawing, painting and doing mixedmedia art. The second half of the day includes instruction in drama, improvisation, storytelling, music, movement and more. This class is designed to encourage individual student creativity, build concentration, and increase self-condence for speaking in front of others. Cost is $150 for members of the Art and Culture Center and $165 for non-members. Classes start Sept. 4 and last through Oct. 9. For grades K-3.Information: 954-9213274 7


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HEALTH By David Volz The Hollywood Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is making a strong outreach to residents who live in Hollywood condominiums to receive basic life support training. This trainings offered free by CERT so that in the event of a hurricane or other emergency, people have the necessary skills to be self-sufficient. We have a large number of residents who live in condominiums on the beach. A lot of them are retirees and transplants from other communities and they may not understand how serious an evacuation order is. Also, there are situation that arise at condominiums, there may be some situation that arise that dont rise to the level of an emergency but could be handled by a CERT member. This would include light fire suppression, basic first aid and CPR. We are teaching basic lifesaving skills, said Jaime Hernandez, emergency management coordinator for the City of Hollywood. He oversees the CERT program. Training offered through CERT takes place once or twice a month. In midSeptember, CERT will offer training in CPR and basic First Aid. The training takes place at the Hollywood Emergency Operations Center at 2741 Stirling Road. People interested in participating in this training should e-mail Jaime Hernandez at Hollywood CERT wants condominium residents to complete basic lifesaving training program Broward School District Superintendent Robert Runcie is working to promote an $800 million bond to the residents of Broward County. They will get a chance to vote on the bond on November 4. Runcie said that if the bond passes, more than $100 million of the money will be spent on Hollywood schools. This would be the largest portion of any Broward city. This is based on the needs of Hollywood schools. Many of the buildings in the City are older and some maintenance has been deferred. But Runcie does not want people to think too locally regarding the budget. Many Hollywood students attend magnet schools in other cities and there are students from outside the City who attend magnet programs in Hollywood. If voters approve the bond, students will see substantial upgrades to technology in the schools. There will be much higher level of computer and high technology instruction in their classes. Now, there is one computer for five students. The goal is to increase the number of computers in the system so that eventually there is one computer for each student. Most testing is done online. The bond will have a significant impact on technology in every school, said Runcie. There will be more opportunities for students in art, music and athletics. There will be more music equipment for students, said Runcie. Most of the bond money will go to the improvement of the school facilities. The money will be used to repair and replace roofs, walls and air conditioning systems. Also, money will be put toward the funding of construction of a single point of entry for every Broward County school. Also improvements will be made to each schools sprinkler system, fire alarms and emergency lighting. We want to make sure that every school is healthy and safe. Having one point of entry will improve safety and we want to make sure the indoor air quality of each school is of the highest quality. We want all schools to be in good condition, said Runcie. Runcie emphasized that the bond will address critical needs in the school system. Every school is going to get some impact, said Runcie. We will do a comprehensive assessment on every campus. We may replace some buildings if we determine it will cost more to fix the building rather than build a new one. Runcie emphasized that the process has been transparent and that the bond is needed to repair and improve schools. Community meetings are taking place to educate members of the community on the importance of the bond to education. There will be seven town hall like meetings called A Conversation with the District from September 8 through October 27 at various district high schools. There will be one at Hollywood Hills High School on September 22 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This bond is needed by the school system. In May 2008, the Florida Legislature reduced the tax on property values that provides capital revenues for school districts to address facility and equipment needs from $2 per $1,000 of taxable value to $1.75. In 2009, the legislature further reduced the tax rate by another 25 cents, to $1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value. Because of this loss, the Broward County school system was forced to cut $1.8 billion in capital projects for schools and facilities. This means that Broward taxpayers are spending less on education than in previous years. Forty percent of the Districts school buildings are more than 25 years old and the average age is 27 years old. In all buildings, roofs, air conditioners, electrical systems and plumbing have a limited lifespan and need repair or replacement. A Broward County homeowner with a home valued at $225,000 will realize an average increase in capital outlay tax of $50 per year over the life of the bond. The homeowners capital outlay tax will be about $127 less per year than it was in 2007. This means the homeowner will pay about 26 percent less in capital outlay than seven years ago. A Broward County condominium owner with a condominium valued at $105,000 will realize and average increase in capital outlay tax of $20 per year over the life of the bonds. This is $72 less per year than it was in 2007. This means that the condominium owner will still be paying 33 percent less in capital outlay tax than seven years ago. BY DAVID VOLZ CORRESPONDENT $800 million school bond under discussion 9


By David Volz Families got together at the Washington Park Back to School Bash and Health Fair at Washington Park on Saturday, August 16. They were celebrating the end of summer break and preparing to return to school. Children who came could receive a free book bag containing school supplies. There were 600 book bags available. They could also receive health screenings. It was a fun event with music, hot dogs and other food and a bounce house. Many of those who came were able to enjoy a social occasion. Nadine McCrea, founder of the event said she began the Back to School Bash as a way to help the community I first began having a back to school event at my house in 1982 just to help children in my neighborhood. It became so big that we moved it to Washington Park. There are many people in this neighborhood who need help and I want to help them, said McCrea. Pat Brown, of the Southside Riders Motorcycle Club volunteered along with his daughters Jada Brown and Sierra Brown. We want to help our community and giving children book bags to prepare for school is one way we can help people, said Pat Brown. His two daughters were glad to be part of a positive community event. Marika Guyton, coordinator of the event was pleased to see people having fun before the beginning of school. We want to help people in the community and children need book bags and school supplies, she said. This fall, the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood is offering arts opportunities for children and teens, beginning with ARTastic Collaborations on Thursday, Sept. 4. The Center also offers private music, visual arts, and performing arts instruction by appointment. ARTastic Collaborations is an interdisciplinary program for children in grades K-3 who enjoy both the visual and performing arts. For the first half of each session, students will be immersed in drawing, painting, and mixedmedia art. The second half of the lesson will include instruction in drama, improvisation, storytelling, music, and movement. This class is designed to encourage individual student creativity, build concentration, and increase self confidence for speaking in front of peers. Students are sure to have a truly ARTastic experience! Private Instruction is offered in music, visual arts, and performing arts. Disciplines include Acting/Public Speaking, Creative Writing, Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Recorder/ Flute, Songwriting, Violin, Visual Arts, and Voice.These lessons give students the ability to progress at their own pace, allowing them to gain full understanding of the discipline being taught. No prior experience is required. Here is a breakdown of classes: ARTASTIC COLLABORATIONS Six Thursdays (Sept. 4, Sept. 11, Sept. 18, Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 9): 4 to 6 p.m. (grades K-3); Art and Culture Center of Hollywoods Art School, 1626 Harrison St.; cost is $150 for members and $165 for nonmembers. PRIVATE INSTRUCTION Private lessons are given by appointment only. A one-hour lesson is $55 for members and $60 for non-members. A six-lesson package costs $300 for members and $330 for non-members. To register or receive more information, call 954.921.3274 or visit By David Volz Hollywood residents got together to celebrate the National Night Out at various Hollywood community centers on the evening of August 5. Residents enjoyed food, fellowship and the opportunity to talk with police officers and City leaders in a social atmosphere. Ellen Boyarsky, president of the Boulevard Heights Neighborhood Association helped organize the National Night Out event at the Boulevard Heights Community Center. She worked with other volunteers to prepare hotdogs, chips, cookies, cake and other food items for the event. We had police officers, a bounce house, balloon animals and face painting. This was a nice community event, said Boyarsky We want to encourage people to get involved with Crime Watch. Judy Bates, past president of the Boulevard Heights Neighborhood Association said, It is important for people in the neighborhood to get together. This gives people a chance to meet their neighbors. Major Manny Marino of the Hollywood Police Department said he was glad to see people getting together for a community event. Marino said he hoped people would get involved in Crime Watch and work with the police to prevent crime. Jada Brown and her sister Sierra Brown volunteered at the Back to School Bash. They hold some of the book bags that they helped give away. Art and Culture Center of Hollywood Kicks Off Fall 2014 Childrens After-School Arts Programs on Sept. 4 Washington Park donates 600 backpacks to community as kids go back to school MUNICIPAL NEWS Boulevard Heights one of many neighborhoods to celebrate National Night Out 10


BY TORI BERTRAN PUSH Miami, a newly formed collective of artists and activists in Miami, is pleased to announce that LadyFest Miami will launch its first event open to the public at venues in Wynwoods Arts District on September 19 and 20, 2014. Miami got a taste of what LadyFest had to offer at an invitation-only event held at O Cinema last spring, combining discussions, art, music, food, and panel presentations centered around women in marginal communities and womens needs. The feedback received from over 150 guests was clear: we need more women-centered programming like this in South Florida. LadyFest Miami is a DIY (do it yourself), volunteer organized, led, and run festival made by and for women, trans folks, LGB people, kinksters, people of color, genderqueer, queer, and their allies. The objective is to build a sustainable community and celebrate diversity through critical dialogue, cultural performance, and artistic expression. With its forthcoming event, LadyFest Miami will continue showcasing local talent, creating safe spaces for dialogue, and empowering women to create their own narratives and discussions that the community might not be addressing. Envisioned by a group of grassroots activists desperate for events beyond circuit parties and cocktail receptions, LadyFest hopes to bring to light topics like reproductive justice, race, gender and sexuality, feminism, environmental justice, polyamory, kink, entrepreneurship, religion, activism, and professional development, all under one roof. Friday, Sept. 19 kicks off the weekends events with a mixer to be held at the Light Box at Goldman Warehouse in Wynwood. Saturdays main event will be held at The LAB Miami and Wynwood Caf directly across the street. On Saturday, September 20, LadyFest Miami will include over a dozen workshops, live entertainment, lectures, panel discussions, and artistic events, as well as a free community Swap, where you can find or leave clothes, housewares and more. Everything that doesnt get taken will be donated to Out of the Closet, which offers free, confidential HIV testing and prevention counseling. Sponsored by SAVE, The Homeless Voice, OPS Events, Screen Engine and Wynwood Canvas and made possible by Light Box at Goldman Warehouse, Wynwood Caf and LAB Miami, LadyFest is open and inviting to everyone, of all ages and backgrounds. Visit www.Ladyfestmiami. com to register. For more information call Charo Valero at 786-442-8199 or email info@ LadyFest puts women front and center Sept. 19-20 EVENTS WHAT IS LADYFEST?A 2-day women-centered DIY, grassroots festival happening in Wynwood Arts District on Friday, Sept 19 at LightBox and Saturday, Sept 20 at The LAB Miami and Wynwood Cafe. The weekend will consist of interactive workshops and discussions, live music, art, and performances, community partners and local vendors, a free swap market, health services, and more.WHO WE AREA collective of South Florida activists, artists, and leaders united and committed to pushing our community forward!WHY LADYFEST?LadyFest Miami is born of the need for community-led educational engagements that are inclusive of and focused on all women. Where we can celebrate in community, showcase local groups, initiatives, artists, healers, performers, musicians, and call for activism, engagement, and intersectional work. LadyFest Miami is a unique and much needed endeavour in South Florida!GET INVOLVED!Visit for more infor mation, to donate or sponsor or to register for the festival. SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS & SPONSORS


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SCHOOL NEWS BY RACHEL WARADY MAZOR With the opening of the school year this August, South Broward High School opened a new chapter in its 100year history with the implementation of the Cambridge Programme. The Cambridge Programme is a high school program in affiliation with Cambridge International Examinations that offers students the opportunity to earn the prestigious Cambridge International AICE Diploma along with their diploma from South Broward High School. The program is offered to students who apply who have achieved a minimum of 3s and 4s on their FCATs. South Broward High School has been awarded Cambridge International School status by Cambridge International Examinations and is approved to offer Cambridge Programmes and qualifications, including Marine Science, Physics, Mathematics/Calculus, Mathematics/ Probability and Statistics, English, Thinking Skills, General Paper, Art and Design, French, and Spanish. We are so excited to bring courses to the Hollywood community that promote rigor and high standards of learning while keeping a global focus in our curriculum, said Olayemi Awofadeju, principal of South Broward High School. Cambridge Programmes and qualifications are recognized and valued by universities and employers around the world. Cambridge helps schools deliver the best education possible by providing comprehensive support, including teacher training, classroom resources and membership of a global learning community. In order to earn the AICE Diploma, interested students will enroll in Cambridge Programme courses within South Broward during their Junior and Senior years with preparatory coursework offered Freshman and Sophmore years. At the end of each course students will take an exam and those passing the exam will earn credits toward the AICE Diploma. Advantages to students earning the AICE Diploma are that the Cambridge Programme and resulting AICE Diploma are both nationally and internationally recognized and valued by universities. The Cambridge Programme courses are considered college-level courses so students earning the AICE may receive as many as 45 college credits based on their scores on the Cambridge examinations depending on the university they attend. Universities around the world recognize the AICE Diploma including Harvard, Yale, MIT, Stanford and local favorites: University of Florida, Florida State and University of Miami. The AICE Diploma along with community service hours can also qualify students for the Florida Bright Futures Scholarships. In addition to offering the Cambridge Programme and in response to increasing demand for computer science professionals in the workforce, South Broward is also placing an emphasis on students receiving a background in technology. Last year, South Broward was the State of Florida winner of a $10,000 grant in collaboration with to bring computer coding to the classroom. This grant has been used to build an infrastructure within the school to offer an innovative multi-tiered computercoding curriculum to prepare students for the next phase of their lives in this everexpanding job market. South Broward has also earned recognition in its Hospitality and Tourism Program and their Marine Magnet Program continues to set the bar higher each year. This year construction was completed on a new pool which allows students to work on their under-water robots. In addition, the school was recently named a LEEO (Linked Education and Employment Outcomes) School linked in with industry business partners to earn practical real world experiences in the fields of global logistics and maritime technology. With the implentation of these programs and now the offering of an international diploma program, South Broward High School sits poised to give the best and the brightest, most talented students every competitive advantage to face the challenges of post high-school education. South Broward High School joins global community of Cambridge schools In Real Estate Since Year 1 Groomer ExpressServing S. Broward & N. Dade for over 30 years954-296-6272Call Lori Privin today! Mobile grooming business comes right to your door! PHOTO BY COURTNEY ORTIZ | WWW.COURTNEYORTIZ.COM 13


By David Volz The Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is in negotiations with Tri-Rail to develop a shuttle service that would take riders to and from Tri-Rail trains. There would be ten stops and the shuttle would go as far west as the courthouse. The objective would be to have a seamless line of public transportation. People would be able to ride the Tri-Rail and then get on a shuttle and to a specific location. Shuttles would run on the half hour. The goal is to have the shuttle system running by October, according to Maggie Viola, spokesperson for the Hollywood Shuttle service from Tri-Rail to ten stops in Hollywood HG EXP 9/30/14$50 OFF AUTO TINTING CUSTOMER SERVICE IS OUR #1 PRIORITY 2 PLY FILM WITH LIFETIME WARRANTYOpen 7 days by appointment. (Reg.$149-$199)high performance films vinyl wraps tail light blackouts residential/commercial tinting WRD Auto Tints 305-970-2357WRDAUTOTINTS.COM 1200 S. Dixie Highway Hollywood, Fl 33020 14


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Downtown Hollywood will transform parking spaces into little oases from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fri., Sept. 19 as part of PARK(ing) Day, a worldwide annual event in which artists, designers, citizens, activists and communities turn ordinary metered parking spots into temporary public parks. The local PARK(ing) Day event will take place at all four corners of the intersection of Taylor Street and North 21st Avenue, on the east side of the Dixie Highway railroad tracks. It will feature benches, artificial turf, tents, art and music programming, refreshments and a popup train station for visitors to visualize the proposed passenger rail in Downtown Hollywood. PARK(ing) Day was created in 2005 by art and design studio Rebar in a single metered parking spot in an area of downtown East Hollywood Medical Associates, Inc.EAST HOLLYWOOD MEDICAL ASSOCIATES, INC.2216 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, FL 33020 Quality Private Doctor in your Neighborhood Specializing in Geriatrics and Internal Medicine. We have been serving the Hollywood/Hallandale area for 24 Years at the same location! Our Patients are alway seen by their assigned Physician. STOP BY AND SEE US TODAY!We speak English & Spanish! (954) 926-2900 NOW ACCEPTING SUNSHINE STATE HEALTH PLANS HOLLYWOOD EYE INSTITUTE is located in the Sheridan Professional Centre: 11011 Sheridan St. Suite 215 Cooper City, FL 33026(N.E. Corner of Sheridan & Hiatus, just East of Winn-Dixie/Embassy Lakes Shopping Center) CUSTOMIZE YOUR CATARACT SURGERYCall: (954)447-0606 or book your appointment online: WWW.HOLLYWOODEYEINSTITUTE.COM HOLLYWOOD EYE INSTITUTEPHYSICIANS SURGEONS Laser Cataract Surgery is a technological breakthrough that allows for customized surgery. Utilizing this advanced technology, surgery is customized for your eye using a bladeless laser.Call Dr. Greenbaum to Schedule Your Consultation Today! Accepting All Major Insurance Plans Evening & Weekend Appointments Available! Se Habla Espanol! ~ Shareen M. Greenbaum, M.D. Board Certi ed Ophthalmologist ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS! Downtown Hollywood to transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks on Worldwide Annual PARK(ing) Day, Sept. 19 BY CARON CONWAY FEATURE CORRESPONDENT Continued on next page 18


Broward County is the #1 county in Florida for human trafficking. Its hard to believe that this appalling abuse is taking place around the world and right here in our backyard, explains Elizabeth Sanjuan, owner of Gallery 2014. We have learned that something can be done to combat it: Educate Girls! There are 66 million girls still missing from classrooms worldwide. Girl Rising is a global campaign for girls education that began as a groundbreaking feature film and has grown into a thriving movement. It uses the power of story-telling, partnership, and media to unite individuals, companies, organizations, government leaders and foundations all who know that educating a girl is the highest return investment of our time. Educating girls is the most powerful and effective way to keep girls safe and to address global poverty. Local concerned citizens including Marta Prado, Sandra MackesyReyes and Elizabeth Sanjuan have put together a local chapter called Girl Rising South Florida. They are planning a Girl Rising event in Hollywood on October 25th. This event will encompass a movie screening at the Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center, followed by a Cocktail Reception at Gallery 2014. Since the launch of the movement, the Girl Rising Campaign has raised over $5 million for girls programs and in-country awareness. The Girl Rising film has been seen by over 1.5 million viewers. Girl Rising South Florida has committed to donating the funds raised at our event to 3 outstanding organizations: Girl Rising, Girl Up, Broward Human Trafficking Coalition. Information on ticket sales for the event is forthcoming. In the meantime, they are in need of sponsors and donations. With your support, you will give the opportunity to many of the 66 million girls that would not have the chance to an education. Educating girls can break the cycles of poverty in just one generation. Please consider forwarding the movement and investing in girls education by sponsoring our screening of Girl Rising or donating what you can at For more information visit www., or call Elizabeth Sanjuan (305) 710-2729; Hollywood leaders spearhead local Girl Rising campaign to combat human trafficking in Broward FOR GOODNESS SAKE 1925 HOLLYWOOD BLVD. 954-929-9966 THEGREEKJOINT.COMDINE-IN DELIVERY CATERING FULL BAR WITH 33 CRAFT BEERS NEW BIGGER LOCATION SHENANIGANS SPORTS PUB 954-981-9702 3303 SHERIDAN ST. HOLLYWOOD, FL WEVE GOT ALL THE CHANNELS THE OTHER GUYS DONT NFL & COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEC & BIG 10 CONFERENCE MLB & MORE! HAPPY HOUR FOOD SPECIALS Your NFL Headquarters San Francisco that the city had designated as lacking public open space. That two-hour installation ultimately evolved into a global movement after a photo of the temporary public park complete with sod, a bench and a tree circulated the Internet. After receiving requests to create the PARK(ing) project in other cities, Rebar designed a how-to manual to empower people to create their own parks to challenge existing notions of public urban space and help redefine space to suit specific community needs. We hope our PARK(ing) Day event in Hollywood encourages people to rethink how they view urban public spaces and get involved in discussions for creating distinctive places for people to gather that encourage them to get out of their cars and experience their surroundings, said Jorge Camejo, Executive Director of the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). PARK(ing) Day has grown from that single temporary park created in 2005 to 975 parks in 162 cities in 35 countries, as of the last official count in 2011. PARK(ing) Day, which takes place on the third Friday in September, is intended to promote creativity, civic engagement, critical thinking, unscripted social interactions, generosity and play. The PARK(ing) Day concept has been expanded in recent years to address a variety of social issues, including the planting of temporary urban farms and the building of free health clinics. The Hollywood CRA is collaborating on the downtown PARK(ing) Day event with City departments, area businesses and Barry University, which has a satellite campus at 421 N. 21st Ave., between Taylor and Fillmore streets. Sponsors are also being sought to provide benches and refreshments. For additional information on PARK(ing) Day in Downtown Hollywood or sponsorship opportunities, email Kimberly Stefanski, Planning and Economic Development Coordinator for the CRA, at To learn more about the global annual event, visit www. HG EXP 9/30/14*Offer excludes grooming, food and products COMPANION ANIMALS & EXOTICSRobert D.Schachner, DVMAnimal Medical Center & Bird Clinic of Hollywood 521 N. Federal Hwy Hollywood, FL Office hours by appointment (954) 920-2400 10% OFFVaccinations & Veterinary Services* 19


BEACH NEWS HOLLYWOOD TO EXPAND MOBILITY FOR BEACHGOERS WITH FOUR ADDITIONAL MOBIMATS service from $1 expands service to/from Hollywood and two cities The City of Hollywood is paving the way for greater access for beachgoers traveling by wheelchair or stroller with the addition of four new MobiMats, semi-permanent blue plastic pathways that lead toward the Atlantic Ocean. Hollywood was a pioneer in the state of Florida in February 2009, installing four 6-foot-wide ADA-compliant Mobi-Mats of varying lengths within the citys Central Business District at Connecticut Street, Johnson Street, New York Street and Tyler Street. The mats have been such a success with wheelchair users, parents pushing strollers and barefoot beachgoers seeking relief from the hot sand that four additional mats are being installed at Keating Park at Magnolia Street and at Oregon Street, Harrison Street and Carolina Street near the Hollywood Beach Marriott. The City of Hollywood was among the first in Florida to obtain authorization from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to install its first four beach accessways. The lightweight Mobi-Mat material was selected for its easy installation, fast removal prior to a storm event, reliable traction and costeffectiveness. The mats, which are funded by the City of Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and supplied by Coastal System, require a Coastal Construction Control Line permit and must be determined to pose no threat to sea turtles during the turtle-nesting season. I think the Mobi-Mats are a practical and minimally intrusive way to accommodate beach access for all users with a measure that does not impact marine turtle nesting, said Jorge Camejo, Executive Director of the CRA. Three of the new Mobi-Mat locations Keating Park, Harrison Street and Carolina Street are at stops along the Citys ADA-accessible Hollywood Trolley, with Keating Park also offering ADA-compliant restrooms, making a beach excursion more convenient for all visitors, whether they travel on wheels or on foot. Designed to improve mobility, ease parking demand and traffic congestion, and enhance the overall visitor experience, the trolley is $1 per person per ride and free for children ages 5 and younger. It departs approximately every 30 minutes from more than a dozen beach and downtown locations, and operates from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, and from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. More information is available at Its exciting that we have four mats and are getting double that, and are also expanding the coverage area to accommodate residents and visitors in multiple areas of the city, said Kimberly Stefanski, Planning and Economic Development Coordinator for the CRA. For more information on Hollywoods Beach and Downtown districts, call the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) at 954-924-2980 or visit BY CARON CONWAY FEATURE CORRESPONDENT The City of Hollywood was among the first in Florida to obtain authorization from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to install its first four beach accessways., the popular city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, has expanded within Florida to include services to/from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood. Service begins today and tickets can be purchased at For as low as $1, plus a reservation fee, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood residents are now able to travel express to and from Orlando and Tampa on seven daily arrivals and departures from the Fort Lauderdale/ Hollywood arrival/departure location at the Sheridan Street Station, 2900 Sheridan St. in Hollywood, Florida. The Sheridan Street Station offers convenient connections to the Tri-Rail Shuttle and Broward County Transit systems. On-site parking is available; however overnight parking is not permitted. One-way fares always start at $1 on every bus, every day. We are delighted to welcome to our community with cityto-city service from Orlando and Tampa, said Carlos M. Molinet, Sr. Vice President of Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau. The new service will boost in-state visitation to Greater Fort Lauderdale and add new jobs to Broward Countys travel and tourism industry. Megabus.coms expansion to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood will make it possible for more than 165,000 travelers to visit the area during the first year of service, with an economic impact of more than $13 million annually. Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood marks the fourth Florida city that has begun servicing in the last three months. On May 15, service began to/from Miami, Tampa and Tallahassee, in addition to expanded service from Orlando to Mobile and New Orleans. daily express service is now available between seven Florida cities (Fort Lauderdale/ Hollywood, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Tallahassee and Tampa) with direct routes to major cities in Georgia, Alabama and Louisiana with connections across the country. Visit www.megabus. com in Spanish & English language for additional information about the service, schedules, arrival and departure times and fares. " has rapidly become the travel option of choice for more than 35 million people and were excited to now bring our unique travel experience to residents of Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, said Mike Alvich, VP of Marketing and Public Relations for USA. This expansion provides Miami/Fort Lauderdale residents the convenience of an additional arrival/departure location in and out of the metro area. Customers can travel to these popular destinations in approximately the same amount of time it would take to drive themselves, without the stress of being behind the wheel, added Alvich. They can recline, rest and even sleep, or, if they prefer, keep themselves connected and entertained with free Wi-Fi and power outlets in every seat on our state-of-the-art double-decker buses. Fares start as low as $1 every day and increase gradually as the traveling date gets closer. Customers are encouraged to book early to secure $1 fares. The $1 fares go quickly, but there are many other great fares available if you book early, said Alvich. Traveling on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays is another great way Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood customers can secure the best fares. In addition to affordable fares, offers customers state-of-theart, green-certified double-decker buses with free Wi-Fi, restrooms and are wheelchair accessible. has equipped every bus purchased since 2006 with threepoint lap/shoulder seat belts, providing the top safety standard for megabus.coms 35 million passengers in more than 120 cities across North America. Service for operates daily. Fares shown are one-way and include all government taxes. 20


EVENTS BY DAVID VOLZ Families who want to have some fun wont want to miss the Sixth Annual Cardboard Boat Race. The race will be held at the City of Hollywood Marina on October 18. Those who participate must use a cardboard boat. People can begin building the boats at 8:00 a.m. and the race will start at 1:00 p.m. The race itself will be about 100 yards. This is a safe, family oriented event. It is a fun way for families to get out and spend time together. We will have music and food available, said Scott Gebhard, dockmaster at the Hollywood Marina. People can create a basic cardboard boat or they can get creative. Some boats are decorated along pirate themes or other fun themes. Trophies are awarded for the winner, the most team spirit and the most spectacular sinking. Usually about 200 people participate and there are about 30 boats. The boats people build can usually hold about three to five people. To participate, download the registration form at http://fl-hollywood. View/4122 For more information, call 954.921.3035. 6th annual Cardboard Boat Race set for Oct. 18 Hollywood Beach Golf Resort OUR COURSE IS IN GREAT SHAPE SO COME OUT AND PLAY! Tuesday and Thursdayonly $ 25 For every paid full priced green fee, receive a free domestic beer in Rudys Pub and Restaurant! Womens Golf League every Tuesday at 5:30954.927.17511600 Johnson Street Hollywood, Florida 33020 Rudys serves American inspired cuisine with warm hospitality in a spectacular setting! Our 30-room boutique hotel is a diamond in the rough! Stop in the Pro Shop and see all our new merchandise! 21


DEVELOPMENT NEWS By David Volz The City of Hollywood is hoping that two major developments in the downtown area will lead to a major resurgence in the area. Hollywood Circle will feature an upscale 25 story mixed-use development on Young Circle. It will be designed to appeal to a diverse group of residents and visitors. It will include 397 upscale rental apartments designed for people who want to live in an exciting urban environment. The Circ will be a uniquely branded 104-room boutique hotel that will be part of Trust Hospitalitys Desires Hotels@ collection. There will be a 46,000 square-foot Publix Supermarket and about 15,000 square feet of additional retail space on the ground floor for shops, restaurants and other businesses. Hollywood Circle will be in a position to meet the need for new, high quality residences and business space in Hollywoods downtown district and is expected to attract people to the new urban center. Recently an older apartment building was demolished to make room for Hollywood Circle. Young Circle Commons will feature 229 apartment units and 25,000 square feet of retail space. We are part of a program to rebuild Hollywoods downtown. We have removed blight from the downtown area and knocked down old buildings, said Chip Abele, the developer of the two projects. This will make a positive contribution to the Arts Park. This is a major development for Hollywood and will bring about 400 families to the area. Jorge Camejo, executive director for the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) said he believes the two projects will be a major improvement for the downtown Hollywood area. This will boost the tax base for Hollywood. This project is good for the City, said Camejo. Hollywood City Manager Cathy Swanson-Rivenbark said she believes the projects will be a major improvement for downtown Hollywood and will attract businesses and people to the area. Two major developments will improve Downtown Hollywood Margaritaville construction continues on Hollywood Beach; set to open in 2015 Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort is being built on a six acre parcel along 450 feet of pristine beachfront on the famous Broadwalk in Hollywood, Florida. Construction commenced in 2013 with a 2015 completion date. The 350 room oceanfront resort will tower 17 stories above the beautiful Atlantic Ocean and include multiple food, beverage and entertainment venues as well as more than 7,000 square feet of retail space. For employment opportunities, visit HOLLYWOOD CIRCLE IS A PLANNED 25-STORY MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT ON DOWNTOWN HOLLYWOODS HISTORIC YOUNG CIRCLE. THE RECENT DEMOLITION OF THE TOWN HOUSE MAKES WAY FOR NEW DEVELOPMENT PHOTO BY TOM OLSEN 22


DOWNTOWN EVENTS Affordable Styles For Every Budget! Includes Lifetime Written Warranty! Senior Discount And Financing!ONE-DAY No Mess Installation!Custom Measured, Manufactured & InstalledTo Fit Your Existing Tub & Shower Space! OLD Bathroom TODAY,NEW Bathroom TOMORROW! Call Now For FREE Details!800-780-5149 Proponents of peace are invited to participate in World Meditation Hour as part of the International Day of Peace, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sun., Sept. 21 at the ArtsPark at Young Circle in Downtown Hollywood. There is no charge for the local event sponsored by the Brahma Kumaris, Hollywood Meditation Groups, which offer free meditations as a service to the community at the ArtsPark, area libraries and other venues. This is the second year the Hollywood Meditation Groups are inviting the entire Hollywood community to unite in solidarity with peace-seekers around the world in reaffirming the United Nations commitment to peace. The International Day of Peace was established in 1981 by a resolution of the U.N. General Assembly as an annual day of nonviolence and ceasefire. Hollywood Meditation Groups founder and director Roz Reich of Hollywood said people of all ages and meditation experience are welcome at the local World Meditation Hour, whose purpose is one-on-one, to create a collective consciousness of peace, to demonstrate a show of solidarity on a community level and to make a statement as part of a global effort. This is going to be really something, said Hollywood Meditation Groups instructor Etta Stevens, because so many people are searching for peace of mind, theyre searching for contentment, theyre searching for happiness. Meditation is the answer, in practice and in dedicating themselves to it. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the U.N. General Assembly Declaration on the Right of Peoples to Peace, which recognizes that the promotion of peace is vital for the full enjoyment of all human rights and is this years theme. The U.N. invites a global cessation of hostilities, both political and personal, as well as public awareness and education on peace-related issues to commemorate the day. The Downtown Hollywood observance of Peace Day will end with entertainment provided by inspirational singer Laura Havel. Reich asks participants to bring a chair or blanket along with their vibrations of peace. Reich, 68, a retired business education professor, found in meditation the means to accomplish the lifetime goal for myself, which was to be the embodiment of peace, love and joy, and abundance, she said. Reich has been on this spiritual path for 26 years. After retiring 17 years ago after 30 years of service to Miami Dade College, Reich hosted meditations in her home until the spill-out was so great, I had to find public venues, she said. The Hollywood Meditation Groups currently serve about 100 people a week at the various venues. The bottom-line description of the work we do is When I change, the world changes, Reich said. The Hollywood Meditation Groups current Hollywood schedule includes the ArtsPark at Young Circle (6 p.m. every third Sunday); T.Y. Park, Pavilion 4, 3300 N. Park Road (6 p.m. Mondays); the Hollywood Branch Library, 2600 Hollywood Blvd. (10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays); and the Joseph Meyerhoff Senior Center, 3081 Taft St. (10 a.m. Mondays in English and 9:15 a.m. Tuesdays in Spanish). Other venues are the Hallandale Beach Branch Library (10:30 a.m. the first and third Saturday); the Dania Beach Paul DeMaio Branch Library (10:30 a.m. Saturdays); Carver Ranches Branch Library in West Park (10:30 a.m. Saturdays); and Peace Place in Miramar (6 p.m. every first Saturday). For additional information on World Meditation Hour or the Hollywood Meditation Groups, call Roz Reich at 954-962-7447. World Meditation Hour set for ArtsPark in Downtown Hollywood on September 21 as part of the International Day of Peace Bring a chair or blanket and come and add your vibrations of peace. BY CARON CONWAY FEATURE CORRESPONDENT ROZ REICH 23


Jennifer A. Sandomir PUBLISHER Barbara Pellicano-Tisi ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR Dusty Garon CREATIVE DIRECTOR Monica A. Harris ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Caron Conway | LEAD CORRESPONDENT David Volz | CORRESPONDENT Courtney Butterworth | CORRESPONDENT Sherry Thien | CALENDAR EDITOR Courtney Ortiz | COVER PHOTOGRAPHER Tom Olsen | PHOTOGRAPHER Denise Nieves | FINANCIAL CONTROLLER Southeast Offset (305) 623-7788 PRINTER Gilmore Associates DIRECT MAIL SERVICES Hollywood Gazette Copyright 2014. All rights reserved. The entire contents of the publication shall be the property of Hollywood Gazette. No parts hereof may be reproduced without prior written consent of the publisher. Hollywood Gazette is not liable for errors appearing in advertisements beyond the cost of the space occupied by the error. The views and opinions expressed by our advertisers and columnists do not necessarily reflect those of the Hollywood Gazette. Established in 2001, Hollywood Gazette is Hollywoods only free, independent, community newsmagazine mailed to Hollywood residents and available at locations throughout Hollywood, Florida. For more information, call 954-962-8180. to sign up for weekly news & events TEXT GAZETTE TO 42828 1/2 OFF REGISTRATION FEEExp. 9/30/14 Classical Ballet Classes All Levels Pre-Ballet: Intermediate Advanced Adult Classes Diva Fashion Designer ClassesStudents perform at Broward Center for the Performing Arts baby of the month Alexander was born in Hollywood 1.7 years ago. He patrols and helps the lifeguards on the water at Hollywood beach. WANT YOUR BABY TO BE BABY OF THE MONTH? E-mail a hi-resolution photo, the babys name, age and special traits to Alexander Neurointerventional Surgeon Brijesh P. Mehta, MD, has joined the Memorial Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Healthcare System as Medical Director of Stroke and Neurocritical Care. Also, he is employed with the Memorial Physician Group. Dr. Mehta is skilled in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke, arteriovenous malformations of the brain and spine in adult and pediatric patients, intracranial aneurysms, and atherosclerotic disease of the carotid and intracranial vasculature. He has advanced training in vascular lesions of the face and neck, including epistaxis, venolymphtic malformations, tumors and hemangiomas. He also treats vertebral compression fractures using minimally invasive techniques to provide improved stability to the spine and relieve pain. Dr. Mehta attended Emory University for his undergraduate degree and received a bachelor of science in biology, graduating magna cum laude. Dr. Mehta earned his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2005 and was awarded the AOA fellowship to conduct neuroscience research. He then completed eight years of specialty training at the following Harvard Medical School programs in Boston: internship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2007); neurology residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Womens Hospital (2010); stroke and neurocritical care fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham & Womens Hospital (2012); endovascular neurosurgery and minimally invasive spine surgery fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary (2014). NEUROINTERVENTIONAL SURGEON BRIJESH P. MEHTA, MD, JOINS MEMORIAL NEUROSCIENCE INSTITUTE AND MEMORIAL PHYSICIAN GROUP HOLLYWOOD STARS 24


Rct. Yadelsy Ortiz, a 20-year-old native of Hollywood, Fla., is currently training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., in hopes of earning the title of United States Marine. Ortiz is training with Platoon 4030, November Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, and is scheduled to graduate Sept. 5, 2014. I joined the Marine Corps to better myself and my future, said Ortiz. I didnt see college working out, and I wanted to provide support for my mother and sisters. Ive been thinking about joining for the past three years, and I finally just committed to it. Ortiz graduated from Hollywood Hills High School in 2012. Approximately 20,000 recruits come to Parris Island annually for the chance to become United States Marines by enduring 13 weeks of rigorous, transformative training. Parris Island is home to entry-level enlisted training for 50 percent of males and 100 percent of females in the Marine Corps. (Photo by Cpl. Caitlin Brink) T amera James has enjoyed tremendous success as a basketball player. She led South Broward High School to three girls state basketball championships. At the University of Miami, she scored 2,406 points, a school record for both men and women. She played two years of WNBA basketball with the Washington Mystics for the past seven years has played professionally abroad. She now plays professional basketball in Israel. And Tamara James wanted to give something back to her community. So she organized the Tamera James Fun Day at the Dr. Martin Luther King Community Center in Hollywood on August 2. The event featured bounce houses and a climbing wall, basketball clinics and games and healthcare checks. About 700 book bags with school supplies were given away. And it was a chance for kids in the community to come together and socialize. When I was growing up in Hollywood, there was nothing like this. I wanted to hold an event for the kids in the community, said Tamara James. Richard Walker, who helped run the event was pleased to see people coming together to have fun and receive book bags. We want to make sure the kids are prepared for the upcoming school year. We want to them to have book bags full of school supplies, said Walker. Basketball players from the University of Miami offered some coaching to elementary aged children during the morning. Then in the afternoon, high school basketball coaches worked with high school aged athletes. Errol Evans, principal of Attucks Middle School in Hollywood was glad to see young people coming together to have some fun and pick up a book bag. Lincoln Pasteur, principal of Collins Elementary School in Dania Beach also liked to see young people having a positive experience before the beginning of school. James Sebea brought his six year old daughter Shelby Sebea. She enjoyed the climbing wall. This is good for the community, said Sebea. Hollywood hero turned basketball pro donates 700 book bags with school supplies BY DAVID VOLZ CORRESPONDENT HOLLYWOOD RESIDENT TO GRADUATE MARINE CORP. TRAINING SEPT. 5 Tammie James, the mother of Tamera James with one of the backpacks given away at the Tamera James Fun Day. Tamera James. The highest scoring basketball play at the University of Miami, a former WNBA player and now a professional basketball player in Israel. Shelby Sebea climbs the wall at the Tamara James Fun Day Volunteers at the Tamera James Fun Day on August 2. HOLLYWOOD STARS New south runway set to open on Sept. 18 By David Volz Fort LauderdaleHollywood International Airport will open its long anticipated South Runway on September 18. This new runway will help reduce flight delays and allow the airport to comfortably handle future growth and potentially more flights. The new South Runway is 8,000 feet long and 150 feet wide. The airport currently has two fully operational commercial runways. The North Runway, which is 9,000 feet long and 150 feet wide remains in operation. The project involved the demolition the old South Runway which was used for smaller aircraft. A diagonal runway used for unusual circumstances such as certain weather conditions on an emergency situation was decommissioned last May. In the past, the airport could handle about 260,000 flight operations a year or about 600 landings and takeoffs a day. Now it will be able to handle more than 400,000 flight operations annually. The new runway is elevated at the eastern most end. It was elevated because the airport was boxed in with I-95 and the Dania Cutoff Canal to the west and U.S. 1 and the FEC railroad to the east. The new runway had to be built over the railroad and U.S. 1. A need for this project was identified in the late 1980s. In 2007, Airport Director Kent George was tasked with the building of a new south runway. It cost $791 million to build and that included the reconfiguration of Terminal Four. Three gates were removed and then five gates were added at the westernmost portion of the terminal. Also, Broward County has asked that the FAA discourage the use of the South Runway from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. to minimize noise for people living south of the airport. This new runway will allow for the airport to accommodate future growth and safely manage current capacity while reducing or eliminating delays, said Greg Meyer, spokesperson for the airport. The new runway cost $791 million to build and that included the reconfiguration of Terminal Four. Three gates were removed and then five gates were added at the westernmost portion of the terminal. I joined the Marine Corps to better myself and my future. I didnt see college working out, and I wanted to provide support for my mother and sisters. 25


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DOWNTOWN HOLLYWOOD offers prime locations for businesses. www.HollywoodCRA.orgFor more information on locations in Downtown Hollywood or on Hollywood Beach e-mail Lisa Liotta, Redevelopment Manager New Construction and From 200 to 20,000 sq. ft.LIVE, WORK, AND PLAY IN YOUR BACKYARD By David Volz Wazir Ishmael,Ph.D, has been appointed as Assistant City Manager for Sustainable Development for the City of Hollywood. Hollywood City Manager Cathy Swanson-Rivenbark made the announcement. Ishmael began work on August 25. Ishmael will provide oversight and coordination for key departments including, Planning, Building, Community and Economic Development, Public Works, Public Utilities and Parking and Intergovernmental Relations. Ishmael will help guide a city-wide redevelopment vision that promotes responsible commercial redevelopment while enhancing residential quality of life, the preservation of open space and the emergence of a quality, city-wide, community aesthetic. He received high rankings from two in-house evaluation panels and brings to Hollywood a combination of executive redevelopment leadership and city administration experience. Ishmael previously worked for the City of Miramar for 15 years moving from Planning Manager to Community Development Director to Assistant City Manager for Development Services to Deputy City Manager. In March 2013, he was asked to serve as Interim City Manager while the Miramar City Commission conducted a City Manager search. Ishmael chose not to compete in the search but served until a new city manager was selected, according to Joann Hussey, spokesperson for Hollywood. New assistant city manager for sustainable development appointed HOLLYWOOD STARS 28




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