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Hollywood gazette
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PRSRT STD ECRWSS US POSTAGE PAID PERMIT 1498 FT LAUD ,FL 3363 SHERIDAN ST. SUITE 209 HOLLYWOOD, FL 33021 LOCAL Postal Customer Delivered to your door. See ad on pg 29 TorisKitchen.com 30 23 14 Hollywood makes progress on Hollywoof Dog Park IN THIS ISSUE: Message from Hollywood's new City Manager Meet Adriana: Hollywood's Baby of the Month VOL. 15 NO. 5 FEB. 2015 a e tt LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHER OPENS STUDIO DOWNTOWN; SEEKS FAMILIES FOR HOLLYWOOD GAZETTE COVER SHOOTS p.31 TOP 10 THINGS THAT HAPPENED LAST MONTH IN HOLLYWOOD P. 11 CALENDAR OF EVENTS P. 4

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In February, our thoughts naturally turn to hearts. But while we’re celebrating our loved ones with valentines and expressions of affection, we also must remember that our hearts are the source of the country’s leading health challenge. More than 600,000 Americans die from heart disease each year, a condition that affects all racial and ethnic groups — and people of all ages. That’s why the teams at Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute at Memorial Healthcare System and at the Heart Institute at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital work hard every day to prevent, detect and treat cardiac disease in both children and adults — bringing new procedures, new improvements and new people to offer outstanding, evidence-based, TotalHeart care in South Florida. And 2014 brought some major milestones in cardiac care at Memorial. In September, Memorial Cardiac and Vascular transplant. A 51-year-old patient suffering from advanced endstage heart failure underwent six hours of surgery at Memorial Regional Hospital. After three weeks as an inpatient, she was Memorial’s second adult patient underwent his heart transplant. Both patients are recovering today and enjoying what is truly, for them, a second chance at life. The adult transplants at Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute have followed the tremendous success of the pediatric heart transplant program at the Heart Institute at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. Since the program began in 2010, 18 pediatric transplant surgeries have been performed, giving children with congenital heart disease something very special: the chance to live normal, happy, active lives. The transplant program joins the Heart Institute’s other cardiac programs — cardiac surgery, diagnostic cardiac imaging, electrophysiology, high-risk perinatal treatment and interventional catheterization — which, together, offer the full menu of integrative cardiac services for even the tiniest of hearts. Patients and families at the Heart Institute at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital now also can call upon the expertise of internationally renowned pediatric cardiac and thoracic surgeon Edward L. Bove, MD, who joined the cardiac team in April. Dr. Bove has served as professor of surgery at leading educational institutions across the country, and has consulted for numerous healthcare providers nationwide and around the world. He is working collaboratively with the institute’s team of cardiac specialists while continuing as cardiac surgeon at C.S. Mott’s Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and as chair of the Department of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Michigan Health System. Today, Memorial is building on 2014’s successes with the addition of more than 20 distinguished cardiologists, who have formed Memorial Division of Cardiac Services to provide an even wider array of cardiac services to adult patients. These employed physicians will continue Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute’s excellent performance in the prevention, detection and treatment of heart disease. I already know the virtues and talents of Memorial’s cardiovascular team as a member of the Board of Commissioners of the South Broward Hospital District. But I’m also thankful to have experienced their skill as a patient. Last year, Dr. Michael Cortelli and his colleagues performed a double-valve replacement and a triple bypass after I suffered a staph infection of the heart. I’ve gone from about a 20 percent chance of recovery to a perfectly functioning heart. I was blessed to have such expertise so readily available to me — and I am grateful, heart and soul. For more information on Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute and TotalHeart Care, visit MemorialCardiac.com. For more information on the Heart Institute at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, visit jdch.com or call 954-265-JDCH. To watch a video, visit memorialcardiac.com/totalheart/heart-transplant.shtml Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Heart Institute cardiac team members (left to right): Frank Scholl, MD; Steven Bibevski, MD/PhD; Gerald Lavandosky, MD; Richard Perryman, MD; Edward L. Bove, MD; Kak-Chen Chan, MD; Larry A. Latson, MD; Maryanne Chrisant, MD; Ming-Lon Young, MD, MPH; and Lilliam Valdes-Cruz, MD by L. Kenneth Barnett Commissioner South Broward Hospital District d.b.a. Memorial Healthcare SystemMemorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute Treating the Nation’s Number-One Disease 3

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GET LISTED! Visit HollywoodGazette.com more area happenings or to list yours.7TRAIL STROLL1-1:45 p.m., Anne Kolb Nature Center, 751 Sheridan St. Take a free, guided stroll through the mangrove swamp. For all ages.Information: 954-357-5161DRAWN TO THE BEACH 5K RUN/WALKHollywood Broadwalk, A1A at Gareld StreetSponsored by Beachside Montessori Village PTSA, this 5K family run/walk raises funds for educational purposes.Information: 954-921-727311PARTY WITH A PURPOSE5:30-7:30 p.m., Location to be determinedParty for a cause at this networking event with food, drinks, rafes and more. This month, the $10 admission fee benets K-Sail, a life skills program for kids whose families have experienced homelessness or are at risk.Information: www.facebook.com/ pwphollywood12KAYAK CLASS8:30-10:30 a.m., West Lake Park, 1200 Sheridan St.Learn strokes and braces, proper entry and exit, safety techniques, design differences in kayak models, and the assortment of equipment. Cost is $35 for ages 13 and up. Information: 954-357-516113FRIDAY NIGHT FAMILY HAYRIDE & CAMPFIRE SERIES6-9 p.m., TY Park, 3300 N. Park RoadFun for everyone awaits at this Friday night hayride. Cost is $3.50 per person for 3 and up and includes the hayride and a bag of s’mores. Groups of 15 or more should call the park for reservations. Advance tickets are required.Information: 954-357-881114HOLLYWOOD BEACH CLEANUP7-11 a.m., Charnow Park, 300 Connecticut St.Must be at least age 8 to participate. Information: 954-967-4526HOLLYWOOD ARTSPARK EXPERIENCE: NEW ORLEANS7-11 p.m., ArtsPark at Young Circle, 1 Young CircleCelebrate Mardi Gras weekend for free with Bayou performers George Porter Jr. and the Running Pardners, and a set by the Zydeco Cha Chas. Information: 954-924-2980159TH ANNUAL DOG BOWL10 a.m.-3 p.m., TY Park, 3300 N. Park RoadPresented by Boxer Friends Inc., Dog Bowl features games, contests, GOSEEDO FEBRUARYWHAT’S HOT & HAPPENING IN HOLLYWOOD ABRACADABRA EXHIBITION & FUNDRAISER — WIN AN ORIGINAL WORK OF ARTVarious times, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St. Looking to add some local artistic air to your home? This annual exhibition and fundraiser for the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood is just your ticket. More than 125 donated works from artists in all media will be on display, and every ticket holder who attends the nal reception goes home with a piece of art. The lineup includes: Feb. 6, Artist reception: 6-9 p.m. Admission free for members, $10 for non-members. Feb. 7, Art collector’s talk and reception: Reception at 2 p.m., talk at 2:30 p.m. With Estelle and Paul Berg, Kathryn and Dan Mikesell, and Debra and Dennis Scholl. Free with gallery admission. March 13, Drawing event: 6-9 p.m. Tickets start at $375. Drawing begins at 8 p.m. Tickets/information: Visit the center website at ArtAndCultureCenter.org or call 954-921-3274. Abracadabra includes more than 125 works on display, including these by (clockwise, from left) Francesco LoCastro, Lori Pratico, Ian Peter Hosfeld and Dave Kudzma (below). 4

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MOVIES & MUSICARTSPARK LIVE!8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, ArtsPark amphitheater, Hollywood Blvd. & U.S. 1FREE FRIDAY MOVIE NIGHTSFeb. 6: Red Tails Feb. 13: Marley & Me Feb. 20: Rio 2 Feb. 27: Remember the Titans March 6: TBASATURDAYSFeb. 7: Rusty Wright, blues/rock Feb. 14: ArtsPark Experience: New Orleans Feb. 21: Carlos Marquez, Latin Feb. 28: Paul Collins, rock March 7: TBAInformation: 954-921-3500HOLLYWOOD BEACH THEATRE MUSIC AND DANCING7:30-9 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays-Saturdays, Hollywood Beach Theatre, Johnson Street/the BroadwalkInformation: 954-921-3404EXHIBITSARTS PARK AT YOUNG CIRCLE GALLERYNoon-6 p.m. MondaySaturday, 1 Young CircleExhibit on display until Feb. 27. In Motion: By Evelyn Walg.Information: 888-828-8242ART AND CULTURE CENTER OF HOLLYWOOD10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tue-Fri, and Noon-4 p.m. Sat and Sun, 1650 Harrison St.South Broward High School, On display through Feb.26. Reception from 3-5 p.m. Feb. 4.Pembroke Pines Charter Elementary School, On display from March 4-19. Reception from 1-3 p.m. March 7. Main exhibits display until March 13:Kubiat Nnamdie: Looking Glass: Kubiat Nnamdie is an artist, photographer, and musician originally from Nigeria.Ernesto Kunde: Intertwined: Brazilian native Ernesto Kunde uses contrasting colors and ab stract imagery on native plant life.Tom Virgin: Open Book: This installation expands on Virgin’s recent books on public schools.Information: 954-921-3274 vendors, rescues, a rafe, CGC testing, microchipping, low-cost vaccinations and more.Information: 954-646-3786MIAMI INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL2-3:30 p.m., Anne Kolb Nature Center , 751 Sheridan St.The Miami International Piano Festival presents a free concert from artists worldwide. Donations benet the Friends of Anne Kolb Nature Center. Information: 954-357-5161ONE LOVE IN THE PARK WITH SANCHEZ & FRIENDS2-10 p.m., ArtsPark at Young Circle Amphitheater, 1 Young CircleCelebrate Valentine weekend with Caribbean stars Sanchez, Wayne Wonder, Lukie D and more. General admission is $35; $45 for VIP.Information: 754-234-186817NATURE TOTS10-11 a.m., West Lake Park, 1200 Sheridan St. Kids and parents can learn about birds through stories, songs, arts and crafts and more. Cost is $5 per child.Information: 954-357-516120LUNCH AND LEARN NATURE SERIES Noon-2 p.m., Anne Kolb Nature Center, 751 Sheridan St. Sherry Schlueter, executive director of the South Florida Wildlife Center, shares the center’s role in helping wildlife recover from life-threatening situations. Lunch is provided. Information: 954-357-5161GINO’S ITALIAN HWC FUNDRAISER6-10 p.m., Gino’s Italian Market, 5729 Johnson St.Enjoy wine, antipasto, entrees and desserts, followed by a rafe and music at this event hosted by the Hollywood Women’s Club. Tickets are $30.Information: 954-925-9394TEEN SOCIAL7-9:30 p.m., Anne Kolb Nature Center, 751 Sheridan St.Kids can throw on their best vintage 1970s’ clothes and head to this free event for middle and high school students with developmental disabilities. Registration is required. Information: 954-357-817021ECOACTION DAY9 a.m.-noon, Anne Kolb Nature Center, 751 Sheridan St.Help improve the environment at this cleanup event. For ages 13 and up.Information: 954-357-5161PLANKTON-A-PLENTY HIKE10-11 a.m., Anne Kolb Nature Center, 751 Sheridan St.Collect microscopic plankton and learn about its role in nature. Cost is $3.Information: 954-357-5161THE BULLYMPICS10 a.m.-3 p.m., TY Park, 3300 N. Park RoadThe Olympics for bully breeds has an obstacle course, silent auction and more. Information: 954-357-8811DOWNTOWN ARTWALK 7-10 p.m., Harrison Street area Starts at 20th Ave. & Hollywood Blvd. Information: 954-921-350021-22PRO FOOTVOLLEY TOUR – HOLLYWOOD BEACH OPEN 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Hollywood BeachPresented by Pro Footvolley Tour. Information: 305-213-327522GLOBAL MEDITATION FOR WORLD PEACE5-6:30 p.m. ArtsPark at Young Circle, 1 Young CircleThis free event is open to all ages. Information: 954-962-744728GO NATIVE PLANT SALE9 a.m.-noon, Anne Kolb Nature Center, 751 Sheridan St. Find an array of native plants for sale. Information: 954-357-5161 March 1US NAVY BAND CONCERT7:30-9 p.m., ArtsPark at Young Circle Amphitheater, 1 Young CircleAdmission is free. Lawn seating.Information: 954-921-34047MARCH AGAINST HUNGER7:30 a.m., Charnow Park, 300 Connecticut St.Race begins at Charnow Park. Information: 954-518-1863 HARD ROCK LIVE! Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole WayFeb. 6-8: Tribal Fair and Powwow Celebration of Native Arts and Culture Feb. 12, 14-15: Andrea Bocelli Feb. 18: Alice Cooper Feb. 19: Diana Ross Feb 27-28: Jerry SeinfeldShow times: 954-797-5531FORT LAUDERDALE IMPROV 5700 Seminole WayFeb. 5-7: Jamie Kennedy Feb. 13-15: Sebastian Maniscalo Feb. 20-22: Lil Duval Feb. 24: Doug Benson Feb. 27-March 1: Carly Aquilino March 5-8: Julian McCulloughShow times: 954-981-5653COMEDY &SHOWS Doug Benson 14 HOLLYWOOD WEST CONCERT 7:30-9 p.m., Boulevard Heights Amphitheater, 6770 Gareld St.Go back in time with Tyme Machine Rock Band at this free concert. Information: 954-921-3404 5

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For 60 years, Rickey’s has been satisfying the locals with great food, reasonable prices and a hometown feeling where everyone is treated like family. They serve their wings traditional-syle with breading or naked if that’s your desire. Grab a burger, steak, ribs or their amazing lobster special and relax and enjoy their 14 televisions for your favorite sports teams. Stop by and experience their fun family atmosphere for yourself and see for yourself why Rickey’s is why chickens don’t ly!Welcome to Latiudes, a beachfront restaurant and bar right on the Hollywood Broadwalk. Our culinary team creates the most delectable cuisine in a casual atmosphere. Awesome for singles, couples, groups, and families who crave a true South Florida experience for your taste buds when searching for an alternative from a Fort Lauderdale restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, 7 days a week. Live entertainment on weekends.Shenanigans Sports Pub has been family owned and operated for 22 years, feauring qualiy food, reasonable prices in a casual, sports pub atmosphere. They proudly serve the freshest qualiy products available. Their Burger is always cooked fresh to order, never frozen, feauring 8oz lean ground beef on a toasted kaiser roll lavishly served with french fries and homemade pasta salad starting at $8.99 with a wide variey of specialy burgers.At Sub Ciy, we are focused on providing Breakfast and Lunch services with the highest levels of customer satisfaction – we will do everything we can to meet your expectations. With a variey of Subs and Salads to choose from, we’re sure you’ll have a great experience. Rudy’s is located inside the historic Hollywood Beach Golf Resort. Rudy’s has created a cool litle place for locals, golfers and out of town guests. Rudy’s serves American inspired cuisine with warm hospitaliy in a spectacular seting. Every Friday Rudy’s feaures a delicious 7-herb crusted Prime Rib Dinner. Rudy’s serves lunch and dinner and breakfast on Saurdays and Sundays. The public is always welcome at Rudy’s and there’s always pleny of convenient and free parking! Hot Shenanigans Sports Pub3303 Sheridan St. Hollywood, FL 33021 (954) 981-9702Rickey’s Restaurant & Lounge4799 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood 954-966-1429 Latitudes2501 North Ocean Drive Hollywood, FL 33019 954-924-2202 www.latitudeshollywoodbeach.comPAID ADVERTISEMENT inLocal Dining ShowcaseSub City Subs & Salads4300 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, FL 33021 (954) 967-0444 www.subcitysubs.comRudy’s Pub & Restaurant1650 Johnson Street Hollywood, FL 33020 (954) 927-6040 ext 2 www.rudysofhollywood.com r frnf ttbfnf rtr fbrtrnb rfft tf brnffrtt bfrnr ff nff rntft rtrrf ftr ffff rrf rtf tr tb brrfttf f rf frfr nfrfttb bttr ffff tftrrt fb rnttnr tbf ftr ffbr rnrtfrf ft frfr ftrr rrb rffrrfrbrrrnrf rt brrf rn trt rtf ft fft ftt ntb frr rn‘trnr rfftt ttbfr rf tffrnf’““bf bt n” tnfrtbfrfrrnff ”tff•tfrf fttfrrf frnttfrfr frftrf bfnrfrfrbr–b nrrtnrfr trrn——bff brrrnf–r frfRivals Waterfront Sports GrilleDiplomat Landing 3460 South Ocean Dr. Hollywood, FL 33019 (954) 602-8347www.diplomatresort.com fb rrn f rr bffnf ttf ffrb bttfrn brff ffrf r tf btt nfrtfrf fttb tf fttftt ttntrffbrnf rr rbfbftr ftfrn— t f”rr trrrrr frrr ttbbtf rftbtr rrrfrrn f Shenanigans Sports Pub3303 Sheridan St. Hollywood, FL 33021 (954) 981-9702Rickey’s Restaurant & Lounge4799 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood 954-966-1429Latitudes2501 North Ocean Drive Hollywood, FL 33019 954-924-2202 www.latitudeshollywoodbeach.comPAID ADVERTISEMENT inLocal Dining ShowcaseSub City Subs & Salads4300 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, FL 33021 (954) 967-0444 www.subcitysubs.comRudy’s Pub & Restaurant1650 Johnson Street Hollywood, FL 33020 (954) 927-6040 ext 2 www.rudysofhollywood.com rffn www.hollywoodgazette.com 24

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Monica Gomez paints the arm of Nathaniel Leonetti at the MLK Fun Day The South Broward Boys High School basketball team is a developing team. Many of the players are younger and, “the players have a good attitude but they need to gain more experience,” said Seth Haimovitch, head coach. “We have had some ups and downs; wins and losses. We have a lot of talent.” Top players include Brendon Lowrie, a senior and a returning starter. Dorian Hall, a sophomore point guard is also a leading player. There are four sophomores and five juniors on the team. These players will develop and may lead the team to more success next year. The South Broward Boys Basketball team is pictured asbove before a game against J.P. Taravella. Children learning to swim at the YMCA Older residents exercising at the Greater Hollywood YMCA. Nominees for Hollywood Business Woman of the Year at Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Young children develop social skills at the YMCA HOLLYWOOD IN F CUS PHOTOS BY DAVID VOLZ 7

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As Valentine’s Day draws near this month, many people will be singing Nat King Cole’s famous song “L-O-V-E.” But as other people are trying to figure out who is looking at them in a way that deserves a “L”, let’s look at how Hollywood can be our one, and only, true love. L is for..Landmarks! Hollywood has many landmarks that we have come to know and love. One of our most iconic landmarks, Young Circle, was originally named Harding Circle by none other than Joseph Young himself, a man who loved Hollywood more than anyone else. He created a port in Hollywood so that people from many different areas could visit. Because of Joseph Young, Hollywood has become the city we adore. Today it is called the ArtsPark and is home to many activities that can fill up the calendar of every Hollywood resident. O is for..Ocean! It is no secret that Hollywood is home to one of the most beautiful beaches in Florida and in the opinion of many residents, the world! People from all over flock to walk along the approximately two and a half mile Broadwalk and gaze at our beautiful beach. Residents can often tell the visitors apart because they are not afraid to jump in the water in February when it may be too chilly for us! Also, March through October is turtle hatching season, so soon we will have yet another reason to love our beach! V is for..Vendors! Downtown Hollywood is home to many different kinds of shops and restaurants, some of which are new and others that have been here for many, many years! There is something for everyone in the six blocks that are designated as the downtown area, from boutiques to art exhibits. Downtown Hollywood is the perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the people you love, in the city you love! E is for..Everyone in it! The thing I love most about Hollywood is the wonderful people in it, so I asked Hollywood teenagers what they love most about Hollywood. Here are some of their answers: “ArtsPark at Young Circle and the area around it has so much life and creativity. The art classes, concerts, galleries, and restaurants for every taste make the Hollywood experience unique.” -Christine Berry, age 15 “I love the welcoming feeling of living in Hollywood. The love for our neighbors is relevant anytime someone needs help. It’s an amazing thing that so many people can be bound together just because of where they live. [Hollywood is about] a message that proves that neighbors still are neighborly and that trust and love are most important.” -Willa Wood, age 15 “..without living in Hollywood, I never would have made such life-long memories and friendships. I am so thankful for all of the truly valuable relationships I have made in my hometown--Hollywood, FL!” -Antonia DeBianchi, age 16 “I love Hollywood because all the people are so nice to each other and everywhere you go, you are greeted left and right by people who love you. We are a family.” -Brandon Nathasingh, age 15 “My favorite thing about Hollywood is the comfort and familiarity I feel when in the city, from bike riding to the beach to going for walks in the neighborhood. Hollywood, the only place I have ever lived, gives me a sense of home. I know in the future when I look back on the past, the most prominent memory will be my time in Hollywood.” -Maria DeBianchi, age 16 For the Love of...Hollywood! This Valentine’s Day Celebrate the Love for Home In order to improve the overall safety, functionality and traffic flow on Sheridan Street at the intersection of State Road A1A, the Florida Department of Transportation began work in the area on August 18, 2014. FDOT contractors completed the rehabilitation of the Intercostal Waterway bridge earlier this month. The bridge rehabilitation included applying a non-skid coating on the roadway surface to improve vehicle traction and safety. Crews also have installed the necessary signage, conducted asphalt milling and re-paving, applied striping and installed ADA compliant curbs, ramps and sidewalks. In late 2014 contractors stopped short of working on the intersection of A1A and Sheridan Street after the discovery of utilities that were in conflict with two of the drill shafts locations. Crews have since cleared the utilities and work is scheduled this week to construct the two shafts. Upon completion of the shafts, the contractor will erect all mast arms and pull the signalization cables. Once completed, the contractor will have the new signal working by the end of February. The entire project is scheduled for completion by mid-April. For additional information on the A1A Turn Lane Project at Sheridan Street please call Jonathan Vogt, City of Hollywood Deputy Public Works Director at 954-921-3251. State Road A1A turn lane project at Sheridan St. on schedule for mid-April completion Elizabeth Sanjuan has been named Hollywood Business Woman of the Year by the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. She was honored at a recent Chamber luncheon. Sanjuan opened Gallery 2014 in downtown Hollywood two years ago and has since established the gallery and its non-profit foundation as a premier venue for emerging artists, art students and young collectors. Gallery 2014 has hosted fundraising events for Hispanic Unity, Broward County Public Library, World Peace Foundation, Girl Rising, Girl Noticed and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Sanjuan is a native of Hollywood and an alumni of McArthur High School. She worked for American Airlines for more than 20 years. “I am humbled and honored to have won this award,” said Sanjuan. She was among ten women who were nominated for the award. Other nominees included Anne Sallee, Cindy Abraham, Joy Satterlee, Chantal Leconte, Maribel Ruiz, Kathy Koch, Adrienne Barker, Linda King, and Julia Yaremchuk. All the nominees were recognized and received a plaque. They were nominated because of their professional and community accomplishments. These women have made positive changes in the Hollywood community and enhanced the status of women. Elizabeth Sanjuan named Hollywood Business Woman of the Year VISIT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR NEWS EVENTS AND PHOTOS FROM YOUR COMMUNITY Facebook.com/HollywoodGazette BY DAVID VOLZ CORRESPONDENT dvolz@hollywoodgazette.com BY COURTNEY BUTTERWORTH TEEN CORRESPONDENT courtney.butterworth@aquinas-sta.org STAY UP TO DATE ON EVERYTHING HOLLYWOOD NEWS EVENTS SPECIAL ANNOUNCMENTS DELIVERED WEEKLY TO YOUR EMAIL TEXT ‘GAZETTE’ TO 42828 954 WWW.HOLLYWOODGAZETTE.COM 8

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Students at Hollywood Park Elementary School are learning about plants and gardening by actually working on a garden project. Three gardens have been planted and about 75 students are working maintaining the gardens. There is butterfly garden that includes a wide variety of milkweed plants that help attract Monarch Butterflies And there is an edible garden that includes collards, kale, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and garlic. There are marigolds that act as a natural protection against insects. The students will harvest the vegetables from this garden and prepared them to be used as food. There is also a herb garden. Raquel House, a first grade teacher wanted to give her students and hands-on gardening experience. “After completing book work on gardening went out and planted gardens,” said House. “We want students to know where food comes from. We received help from master gardeners.” Hollywood Park Elementary School received a $2,000 grant from the Broward Education Foundation to develop the garden. House hopes to plant another two gardens. Maria Diaz, a prekindergarten teacher at Hollywood Park said she wants students to learn about nutrition by harvest food from the edible garden. “We are producing organic vegetables and It important that children learn about the importance of proper nutrition.” Other teachers involved in the project include Eileen Santiago and Patricia Nix. Hollywood Park Elementary School develops gardens BY DAVID VOLZ CORRESPONDENT dvolz@hollywoodgazette.com Raquel House and Patrcia Nix stand next to the edible garden at Hollywood Park Elementary School. The edible garden at Hollywood Park Elementary School. SCHOOL NEWS Broward County School Board Adopts Resolution Establishing the Bond Oversight Committee Tuesday, January 27, 2015, during a Special School Board Meeting, the School Board of Broward County, Florida, unanimously adopted Resolution 15-106, which establishes the new Bond Oversight Committee. Today’s School Board vote and adoption followed multiple, in-depth discussions by Board members, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie and District staff, as well as input from the community. The nine-member Bond Oversight Committee is an independent citizens' committee, formed to ensure the District’s SMART initiative is transparent and that the District honors its commitments to the community. On November 4, 2014, Broward County voters approved the District’s $800 million General Obligation Bond, which will provide the funds necessary for the District to meet critical school needs, as well as make investments in music, arts and athletics as part of SMART. In addition to the creation of the Bond Oversight Committee, Resolution 15-106 outlines guidelines for Bond Oversight Committee member participation, duties, responsibilities, and meeting timelines and requirements. In addition, it summarizes the role of Florida Taxwatch, an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit taxpayer research institute and government watchdog, with the Bond Oversight Committee.For more information about the Bond Oversight Committee, contact Leslie Brown in Portfolio Services at 754-321-2100. For more information about the SMART initiative, visit browardschools.com/smartfutures. 9

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David Smith, former Chief Financial Officer of Memorial Regional Hospital, has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Memorial Healthcare System. Smith, who has served as Memorial Regional Hospital’s finance officer since 1998, now will be responsible for an annual operating budget of 1.6 billion and will oversee finances for Memorial’s five hospitals, nursing home and home health agency, and South Broward Community Health Services, Memorial’s network of area clinics and programs. Prior to joining Memorial, Smith served as chief financial officer for Kendall Medical Center in Miami and as administrator of financial services for Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach. He was senior manager in the audit division of Ernst & Young before turning his career toward healthcare. Smith holds a master’s of business administration degree and a bachelor’s of science degree from the University of Florida, and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives as well as the Healthcare Financial Management Association. “I am gratified to receive Memorial’s vote of confidence as it entrusts me with this tremendous opportunity,” Smith said. “For more than 60 years, Memorial has served the South Florida community with distinction, and I’m honored to assume an even greater role to help Memorial build on that success.” Memorial Healthcare System is the third-largest public healthcare system in the nation and is highly regarded for its exceptional patientand familycentered care. For more information visit mhs.net. The Broward County School Board has partnered with Broward College to support and advance the Mentoring Tomorrow’s Leaders (MTL) initiative by creating a mentoring program for minority males attending Deerfield Beach High School and Nova High School. This program combines peer and group mentoring to high school students and provides Broward College students, under the guidance of a faculty member, the opportunity to help high school students through the transition to college or the workforce. The partnership is made possible through $200,000 in state funding provided to the District by the Broward Legislative Delegation in support of Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Minority Male Mentoring initiative. The funds specifically support efforts to implement and enhance the District’s signature MTL program at Deerfield Beach High and Nova High. MTL is a peer-to-peer mentoring, student leadership and dropout prevention program that serves youth who are at-risk for not remaining in school and/ or graduating. Each school will have 200 minority male student participants in the program – 100 mentees matched with 100 mentors. The high school mentors in the MTL program are paired with a mentor of their own through the Broward College partnership. “This program is a direct link to President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative aimed at helping young men and boys of color facing tough odds reach their full potential,” said Dr. Laurel Thompson, BCPS director of student services. “ When I go to the schools, I see dynamic energy, active engagement and rich learning happening on a daily basis.” "The mentoring program is a wonderful opportunity for Broward College student mentors to practice their mentoring and peer support skills,” said James Evans, Broward College North Campus dean of student affairs. “It’s equally beneficial for high school participants who are then provided with a comfortable, supportive environment to explore all of their challenges, both perceived and real, that they may face upon graduation.” Peer mentors receive training before they begin the program to learn mentoring skills, such as giving and receiving feedback, supervision, goal setting and career planning. Once completed, Broward College students are able to help the high school students develop goal setting and organizational skills, as well as look into career opportunities, including STEM career exploration. In Real Estate Since Year 1 Memorial promotes David Smith to Sr. VP and CFO PEOPLE A Place for Mom is the nation’s largest senior living referral information service. We do not own, operate, endorse or recommend any senior living community. We are paid by partner communities, so our services are completely free to families. rfnn tnbn “You can trust A Place for Mom to help you.”– Joan Lunden Call A Place for Mom. Our Advisors are trusted, local experts who can help you understand your options. Since 2000, we’ve helped over one million families nd senior living solutions that meet their unique needs. A Free Service for Families. Call: (800) 673-5091 Broward County School Board partners with Broward College to advance mentoring program for minority males 10

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1. Are you in sales? On commission? Or just looking for a leg up in the job market? The City of Hollywood and the National Retail Federation are offering free classes and certification in sales and customer service for low and moderate income residents. Call the department of Community and Economic Development at 954-921-3271 to find out more, or to join. 2. Elizabeth Sanjuan was named Hollywood Business Woman of the year. The owner of Gallery 2014 won on account of her leadership and lifelong devotion to the Hollywood community, and probably not because I wrote about her last issue. Did that get her over the top? My sources say MAYBE. 3. The unstoppable tide that is Uber reached Broward County last month, with the Broward Commissioners in a tizzy that something, somewhere is unregulated and untaxed concerned about the safety and security of all the residents of Broward County. They pledge to put Uber under the same restrictive and expensive regulations that Taxi Cabs operate under, including a special fee to drop off people at the airport. Left undiscussed was the possibility that rather than expanding regulations on Uber, they could cut them back on taxi cabs. 4. Some people are selling scammy fake cards for discounts on DirectTV. Equally amazingly, some people are falling for it. My guess is, if you’re buying cable TV service off the back of a truck or in a dark alley, somewhere, it pays to be skeptical. 5. The City Attorney and the Director of the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency both got pay raises. I knew I should have gone into government work. 6. Hollywood is asking for a grant from the county to build more concrete sidewalks around Colbert elementary and McNicol Middle schools. The grant would be for a half million dollars. 7. The Hollywood Commission thinks a big problem in Hollywood is that you all don’t care about your properties. Commissioner Traci Callari said she is concerned about the problem of blight in Hollywood. “One problem is that people don’t care,” she said before threatening to sic code enforcement on local residents who don’t meet her standards of caring. To be fair, many other commissioners and the Mayor also think you all need a visit from an official to discuss your “blight”. 8. Same-sex marriage came to Florida, and State Senator Eleanor Sobel threw a little shindig to honor the plaintiffs in the marriage suit. Regardless of how you feel about the issue, I know we can all wish the couples involved much happiness and a lifetime of joy. 9. Adults and teens will now need to be chaperoned by a responsible child at our city’s parks and playgrounds. The maximum age of a child-perone is 12, after which they are considered too old to play in parks and playgrounds unescorted. See page 28 for the full scoop on this. 10. W ork will begin soon on the dog park at Stan Goldman Memorial Park. At this point it is unclear as to whether or not unescorted adults will be allowed in this park without a child. BY TORI BERTRAN OPED COLUMNIST tori@hollywoodgazette.com Top last month Hollywood things 10 that happened in OPINION 11

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HEALTH Memorial Cancer Institute (MCI), a part of Memorial Healthcare System, is pleased to announce its new partnership with internationally renowned chef and South Florida native Michelle Bernstein, who will provide oncology patients with a variety of food alternatives to help ease their way through treatment. The partnership, made possible through funding from the Memorial Foundation’s Pink Angels, marks the first time the chef teams up with a medical facility. She chose the family of her hospital of birth for the endeavor. “I am honored to join forces with my Memorial family in this effort to help oncology patients who are undergoing chemotherapy feel better by experiencing different flavors of food,” said Chef Bernstein, who was born at Memorial Regional Hospital. “The fact that I am a Memorial child makes this all the more special to me, and I look forward to being personally involved in this project.” As part of the one-year agreement, Chef Bernstein will develop two signature recipes and a complete menu, created especially for MCI patients. She will personally train and provide assistance to the hospital’s kitchen staff on the implementation and execution of the recipes on the menu. Additionally, the chef will perform a cooking demonstration on behalf of MCI on World Cancer Day in February. The menu items will be available to patients receiving chemotherapy treatment at Memorial Regional Hospital, Memorial Hospital West and Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. “Patients who receive their chemo treatments often spend several hours here, and we provide snacks and food to them during this time,” said Maggie Wiegandt, vice president of oncology services, Memorial Cancer Institute. “What you choose to eat during treatment makes a big difference in terms of staying comfortable and feeling better. We are thrilled to have someone as widely respected as Chef Bernstein provide this unique service to offer our patients food options that will better agree with them.” About Memorial Foundation’s Pink Angels It’s a volunteer group of women who are dedicated to offering the community the latest in education and awareness on the benefits of leading a healthy lifestyle, and ensuring that the resources of Memorial Healthcare System are available. About Chef Bernstein: A James Beard Foundation Awardwinning chef of Jewish and Latin descent, Chef Bernstein is considered South Florida’s top chef. She is known for her Latin-style cooking and her fresh take on Florida cuisine. Her sublime cuisine and vibrant personality have dazzled diners and critics alike. She is also the author of Cuisine a Latina (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008). About Memorial Cancer Institute: Memorial Cancer Institute’s multidisciplinary approach to cancer care means that patients have a whole team of cancer specialists on their side. From highly trained physicians to skilled and compassionate nurses, therapists, technicians, social workers and support staff, each member of the team is a highly trained specialist in his or her field. Memorial Cancer Institute has locations at Memorial Regional Hospital and Memorial Hospital West, as well as Aventura. For more information, visit memorialcancerinstitute.com. GREAT INVESTMENT! 1/1 WITH HOT TUB & SEPARATE STUDIO Beautiful, recently remodeled 3 bedroom 2 bath East Hollywood home tucked away among trees and nice landscaping! Like living in a park! Tile and wood oors, bright updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, gas stove, wall oven and side by side refrigerator with water/ice dispenser. Barrel tile roof, all fenced corner lot and newer central A/C only 4 years new! OFFERED AT $339,000 3/2 EAST HOLLYWOODClose to Beach, Downtown Hollywood, and Hollywood & Eco Golf Course. Main house and studio have separate front doors, large fenced in back yard, great curb appeal, accordion shutters, hot tub, very clean and very well maintained, move in condition. Main house is 1/1 plus there is a Studio that can be rented separately or return back to original 2 bed 2 bath. 2 separate electric meters. Easy to show! OFFERED AT $229,000 HOLLYWOOD LAKESBeautiful Hollywood Lakes home with open and bright layout. High ceilings with exposed wood beams and open kitchen concept makes it perfect for entertaining! Guest/motherin-law suite in front with it’s own entrance & private bathroom! Newer stainless steel appliances, newer central a/c and brand new barrel tile roof for your peace of mind. French doors lead to enclosed orida room being used as 4th bedroom(master) and sliding glass doors open out to porch, wood deck and hot tub! Don’t wait! Call now! OFFERED AT $559,900 I WANT TO MAKE YOU HAPPY! FEATURED LISTINGSJONATHAN LORBER, LLC Hollywood Resident All Around Good Guy CALL ME FOR ALL OF YOUR REAL ESTATE NEEDS!I WILL RETURN YOUR CALLS!954 MEMORIAL CANCER INSTITUTE PARTNERS WITH INTERNATIONALLY-RENOWNED CHEF MICHELLE BERNSTEIN TO BRING NEW FOOD OPTIONS TO CANCER PATIENTS PHOTO BY JOHN CHRISTIE 13

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The Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce (GHCC) invites the community to come and celebrate the 20th Annual Expo Alfresco –A Taste of Hollywood from 5 to 8 p.m. at ArtsPark at Young Circle (Hollywood Boulevard and Federal Highway) on Weds., April 8th. Event-goers will have the opportunity to meet local businesses, sample signature dishes from some of Hollywood’s best restaurants and taste selected wines from around the world--sponsored by Hollywood Liquor Discount & Wine. Back by popular demand, firehouses from different cities will compete to claim the much coveted “Firehouse Cook Off Showdown”. Each firehouse will battle (Iron Chef Style) for one hour to produce an appetizer, main course and a desert utilizing a secret ingredient. A panel of 5 judges will be deciding this year’s winner. Each firehouse will be cheered on by local high schools' bands. High schools participating will be McArthur, South Broward, Hollywood Hills and Chaminade Madonna College Preparatory. Also back by popular demand, Hollywood’s very own Muzart Creative Arts Studio’s r Kidz Korner, sponsored by Billy’s Stone Crab Restaurant & Market. The 2015 Expo Alfresco –A Taste of Hollywood has been sanctioned as an official Broward 100 event. 2015 marks the 100th birthday of Broward County. Broward 100 is embarking on a yearlong centennial celebration between October 2014 and October 2015 to showcase the communities within the County and commemorate its history, culture and arts. Tickets for Hollywood’s Expo Alfresco are $20 and children under 10 are free. To reserve your booth or purchase tickets, visit www.hollywoodchamber.org or call 954 9234000. Broward County Public Schools Magnet application window is open now until February 11, 2015. The Broward County Public School District is a nationally recognized leader in the quality and diversity of education offered to students. Magnet Programs offer educational choices in Broward County Public Schools by offering unique opportunities for in-depth study in specific areas of interest. Each Magnet Program emphasizes a specialized theme such as science, technology, engineering, mathematics and performing and visual arts. The goal of Magnet Programs is to create educational interests, celebrate cultural and ethnic diversity, prepare students for further education and the world of work, provide real-life and hands-on experiences and foster student achievement. Several Hollywood area schools have noted Magnet Programs that have set a high expectation for academic achievement. If you are interested in enrolling your Hollywood student in a Magnet Program the application window is open now until February 11, 2015. Applications are available for download at www. browardschoolsinnovativeprograms.com For questions on the Broward Schools Innovative Programs please contact Ruth Johnson at 754-321-2070. Broward County Public Schools magnet applications being accepted now through Feb. 11 Hollywood dog owners will soon have a new dog park. During a recent meeting, the Hollywood Commission approved a resolution for a contract between Anzco, Inc. and the City for the new Hollywoof Dog Park and improvements at the Stan Goldman Memorial Park, for an amount not to exceed $326,817. After talking with Hollywood residents, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts identified a need for a new fenced community dog park within Stan Goldman Memorial Park, at the south end of Knights Road. The dog park project will include selective tree removal and grading, a new park entrance gate, concrete walkways, paved parking for 15 vehicles, pedestrian safety lighting, signs, park benches and trash cans, separate fenced play areas for small and large dogs, dog drinking fountains, dog play equipment, new landscaping and irrigation. In conjunction with the park improvements, the existing service road from 600 Knights Road south to the park will be widened and landscaped to create a new park entrance drive. This project is being funded through Park Impact Fees. It is anticipated that construction will start towards the end of February 2015 and be substantially complete by the end of June 2015. BY DAVID VOLZ CORRESPONDENT THAT'S GREAT NEWS FOR HOLLYWOOD RESIDENT MEREDITH BROWN'S PUP 'JOURNEY.' Hollywood makes progress on dog park 20th Annual Expo Alfresco set for April 8 at ArtsPark 14

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motions that cause pain in the rst place. Patients are able to maintain their daily activities and learn better back health practices. Medicare coverage specialists are available by phone for the next 48 hours only. Call today! Since Medicare is now covering the Verta Loc, the phone lines are ex pected to be ooded, but if lines are busy, callers are encouraged to keep trying. For the next 48 hours, the goal of the Back Pain Resource Center is to make sure every senior is able to experience the relief and freedom provided by having their own Verta Loc. The revolutionary new Verta Loc Back Brace is helping seniors everywhere re-discover an active and pain-free lifestyle. But even better news is that recently approved Medicare coverage means that most seniors with lower back pain can get the amazing Verta Loc – and much-needed relief – at little or no cost. Qualifying is fast and easy with a free phone call within the next 48 hours to the trained Medicare specialists at The Back Pain Resource Center. Comfortable, custom t provides immediate pain relief If you are reading this, you know that lower back pain can be excruciating and debilitating. Even mild, low-grade back pain, whether chronic or recurring, robs seniors of their golden years and takes the fun out of life. it very easy for virtually all seniors with lower back pain to qualify for the new Verta Loc and obtain one at little to no cost out-of-pocket. e specialists handle all the paperwork in a matter of minutes. Pain relief and nancial relief too Many people nd themselves wearing their Verta Loc for only part of the day to experience relief. Plus, when the pain subsides, many are able to reduce or even eliminate their use of pain medications, which not only eliminates unwanted side e ects but also saves money. Recommended by doctors and back pain specialists Physicians agree that using a high-quality back brace like Verta Loc helps encourage safe movement, teaches good body mechanics, and restricts the ADVERTISEMENT 2015 The Back Pain Resource Center Medicare covers revolutionary new device that gives seniors freedom from lower back painEasy-to-use high-tech back brace is now covered by Medicare. Specialists are manning the phones for the next 48 hours to assist seniors in qualifying to get the new Verta Loc back brace and regain their youth. To get your Verta Loc please nd your time zone on this map and begin calling at the time indicated.The Verta Loc was designed by medical technology experts to reverse that situation, instantly. It fits all waist sizes and has no small pieces to fumble with. Your Verta Loc will arrive fully assembled and could not be easier to adjust for a perfectly custom-tailored fit and immediate relief. Verta Loc’s unique two-strap system gives you complete control over the compression you need to feel relief, offering maximum comfort and protec tion with just the right amount of support. Not avail able through retailers or over the Internet To keep costs down and to streamline and speed up the Medicare quali cation process, the Verta Loc Back Brace cannot be purchased online or in stores. It is only available with a free call to e Back Pain Resource Center, and will be shipped directly to your home by our trusted supplier of quality durable medical equipment. e Center’s specialists are trained in Medicare and make Results not typical and may vary. Not all patients qualify. Product covered in full with payment by primary and secondary insurance. Warranty and restrictions apply.CALL 800-854-0243 15

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FOR GOODNESS SAKE Party With a Purpose raises over $1,000 for Art and Culture Center of Hollywood January’s Party With A Purpose raised more than just the roof at La Hauca in Downtown Hollywood. Over $1,000 was raised by all who attended for the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood. Just another example of how effective people can be when they get together for a good cause and a good time. Sign up for e-mail alerts to be invited to upcoming events at www.hollywoodgazette. com PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOHN CHRISTIE 22

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MUNICIPAL NEWS “If you had one question, comment or concern for the new Hollywood City Manager, what would it be?” That was the post the Hollywood Gazette asked its Facebook followers to comment on back in December. As I read some of the feedback, I was pleased to see many comments focused on projects, issues or programs that are of major import here at City Hall. Some of you wanted to know about my priorities for the 1st year. One of my goals is to make sure we continue moving forward in a timely and efficient manner on the many projects we currently have underway, while taking steps to enhance efficiency, accountability and transparency across all city functions. There is a tremendous amount of work being done. The City and CRA are working on new zoning in downtown that will guide future growth and development. We’re investing in infrastructure like streets, sidewalks and underground utilities. Planning and/or construction are underway on major corridors, such as State Road 7 and Hollywood Boulevard, which will greatly enhance the appearance of these key commercial gateways over the next five years. We are investing in a new fire station in the western section of the City to make sure all our fire stations meet modern standards. We’re using impact fees paid by developers to fund park enhancements like the new Hollywood Dog Park that will be added as part of the upgrades now underway at Stan Goldman Park. We are ensuring the police officers who work to protect our safety have the training and equipment needed to do their jobs, and we’re investing in technology from cameras to license plate readers to give them state-of-the-art crime fighting tools. Our commissioners want the City’s neighborhoods to look better, so we’re increasing code enforcement with expanded hours and 7 day-a-week coverage by code officers, with more refinements to come. Some residents commented that we need to focus on the beach and downtown to attract tourists, while others suggested we stop focusing on the beach and pay more attention to western parts of the City. As City Manager, I want you to know I’m focusing on the entire City. There are needed improvements city-wide. On Hollywood Beach and in downtown Hollywood, our Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is investing new tax revenue that’s been generated in those areas (and by state law can only be spent in those areas) to continue to underground utilities on the beach and enhance lighting in downtown. Due to improvements in the City’s financial condition and the benefit of grant funding, we’re now able to move forward with other needed projects including sidewalk construction, alleyway reconstruction, the new Fire Station 45 at 64th Avenue and roadway repaving. Hollywood Boulevard from City Hall to Dixie Highway will be re-imagined with new lighting, landscaping, seating and bike lanes through an $8.5 million grant from the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) to make this roadway a “Complete Streets” model project. With development once again taking place throughout South Florida, it’s important for you to know, Hollywood is committed to the principles of smart growth and sustainability. We are fortunate to have more than 6 miles of coastline, 1,500 acres of natural mangrove preserves and abundant state, county and local parks within our City. Through the City Commission’s creation of the Green Team Advisory Committee and the dedication of committed staff, we are ensuring environmental protection and economic sustainability are part of Hollywood’s redevelopment equation. Meanwhile, the City continues to pursue green initiatives such as installing electric car charging stations in City-owned garages, adding electric cars to the city fleet, partnering with Broward B-Cycle and their Bike Sharing Program and applying innovative solutions that use nature to solve water management issues. Even smaller green projects, such as the rain garden that will be installed in Stan Goldman Memorial park, demonstrate Hollywood’s continued commitment to a cleaner environment and sustainability. Some of you asked about the condition of sidewalks or lack of sidewalks in certain areas. Research consistently shows neighborhoods with sidewalks have healthier residents and higher property values. Our Department of Public Works is pursuing grant funding to pay for additional sidewalks in areas that need and want them, and we’re participating in a $15 million mobility project by the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization to add sidewalks county-wide. Of course, sidewalks come with maintenance responsibility. As years go by sidewalks crack and trees can uplift the pavement causing serious tripping hazards. Currently our Municipal Code of Ordinances holds property owners responsible for maintaining the sidewalks, swales and curbs adjacent to their property. To help off-set the costs of repairs, the City annually funds a 50/50 shared cost sidewalk replacement program to assist residential property owners with necessary sidewalk repairs. Upon request, the City will inspect the sidewalk and provide a firm construction cost estimate for consideration. A pavement management study was recently conducted by the City and presented before the City Commission. The study detailed conditions of all sidewalks, alleys and other hard surfaces within the City. The goal of the study was to gather information, so a resurfacing plan could be created and funds identified and appropriated by the City Commission. This plan includes how the City can get the “most mileage” (pardon the pun) out of the repaving that is already taking place as part of the Public Utilities water main replacement project in progress. Meanwhile, we’re currently seeking bids for resurfacing work in other areas of need identified by the study. On the recreation side, Hollywood residents can be proud of the fact that there are 38 city parks in Hollywood, 11 community centers and 6 sports complexes. The majority of these facilities were upgraded or re-constructed with proceeds from the 2005 General Obligation Bond thanks to Hollywood residents who voted to see these facilities improved. Our Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department strives to offer a wide array of offerings at these facilities. As a nationally accredited recreation department, they are continually challenged to show how they’re responsive to community concerns. I would encourage residents to check out the event listings published in the Hollywood Gazette, sign up for our City event information at www.hollywoodfl.org and read the City’s quarterly New Horizons magazine, there’s nearly always a recreational opportunity or event not far from home in Hollywood. Finally, I’m enjoying getting out into the community and meeting residents. I’ve already attended several neighborhood and civic association meetings and I’m continually impressed by the number of residents who are actively engaged in making Hollywood an even better place to live. We’ll certainly have challenges, but I’m feeling confident that 2015 will go down as a great year for Hollywood. . DR. WAZIR ISHMAEL CITY MANAGER City of Hollywood rfrfntn trb trfrrnrtbrfrrrbfnfrftfrffrf frftfbrnbfrffrtffbfrr bffbbftbrfrfbbffrfbbfrfrnr rfrfnt rfrrfr‘’rfrrfr“‘’rfrrfr“”’‘rfrrfr “•‘”–—”fbfrbn – City Manager Minute 23

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Adults and teenagers will no longer be permitted in Hollywood playgrounds unless accompanied by a child. Parents have expressed concerns about adults lurking around playgrounds where their children are playing. During a recent meeting, the Hollywood Commission passed an ordinance prohibiting adults and teenagers from being in a playground unless they are with a child no older than age 12. This restriction does not apply to City athletic fields. Hollywood Police Chief Frank Fernandez said this ordinance will protect the City’s children. Police officers will instruct adults and teenagers to leave playground areas if they see them hanging around. He said that police officers have been trained to deal with this matter and will used discretion when asking people to leave. Mayor Peter Bober said that some parents simply won’t take their children to the City’s parks if they are uncomfortable with the adults they see hanging around the parks and playgrounds. During the discussion phase, the question of whether elderly people could be permitted to be in the playground area or whether younger teenagers could spend time there. Teenagers will be permitted in the play areas if they are caring for younger children. Hollywood Parks Director Chuck Ellis spoke during the meeting and said that it has been reported that teenagers have vandalized playground equipment and damaged the equipment by using it improperly. This ordinance addresses the safety of children in parks citywide, while maximizing the utilization of play areas and equipment available for children, for whom the equipment is specifically designed. There are currently thirty-eight play areas in Hollywood’s parks. Appropriate signs will be placed at the designated play areas reflecting the restrictions and how to report a violation. The Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts staff and Police Officers will monitor these areas for compliance and respond to complaints by any member of the public that observes what they believe to be a violation of the Code. A violator is subject to a fine of up to $500.00 and/or imprisonment for up to 60 days. The cost of producing and installing 94 signs at the forty (40) locations with designated play areas is $7,040.00. Jennifer Ann Love PUBLISHER jennifer@hollywoodgazette.com Barbara Pellicano-Tisi ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR barbara@hollywoodgazette.com David Volz | CORRESPONDENT david@hollywoodgazette.com Caron Conway | CORRESPONDENT caron@hollywoodgazette.com Tori Bertran | OPED COLUMNIST tori@hollywoodgazette.com Sherry Thien | CALENDAR EDITOR Courtney Ortiz | COVER PHOTOGRAPHER Tom Olsen | PHOTOGRAPHER Denise Nieves | 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 Hollywood’s 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 www.hollywoodgazette.com MUNICIPAL NEWS Give a LittleTENDERNESS Perfect GiftsGUARANTEED PLUS, 4 More Burgers FREE! to every shipping address in your order from this ad. Call 1-800-255-4523 and ask for 49377VFJ or visit www.OmahaSteaks.com/holiday62 Send our world-famous, exquisitely tender Omaha Steaks Filet Mignons, Top Sirloins and more. 100% Guaranteed and delivered right to their door, save 69% when you order The Favorite Gift.The Favorite GiftReg $1 64.00 | N o w Only ....49377VFJ2 (5 oz.) Filet Mignons 2 (5 oz.) Top Sirloins 4 (4 oz.) Boneless Pork Chops 4 (4 oz.) Omaha Steaks Burgers 4 Stu ed Baked Potatoes 4 Caramel Apple TartletsLimit 2 pkgs. at this price. Your 4 free burgers will be included to each shipping address that includes The Favorite Gift 49377. Limit of 1 free box of 4 (4 oz.) Burgers per in-store purchase and/or per shipment. Standard S&H will be added per address. Not valid with other o ers. Expires 12/31/14. 14 OCG | 411B120 | Omaha Steaks, Inc. 4 99 9$ Hollywood to restrict playground areas to children BY DAVID VOLZ CORRESPONDENT dvolz@hollywoodgazette.com 28

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baby of the month Only a few weeks old, Adriana loves sleeping during the day and keeping mommy up at night. She held her head up on the first day, has already found her thumb and gives mommy good morning kisses with a smile. She is such a happy baby! WANT YOUR BABY TO BE “BABY OF THE MONTH”? Adriana Human trafficking is a significant problem in Hollywood and Broward County. And the Broward Human Trafficking Coalition (BHTC) is working hard to raise awareness of the prevalence of this problem and put an end to it. Recently the BHTC made a presentation at a Hollywood Commission meeting on the work that it is doing. Mayor Peter Bober read a proclamation and declared January 11 Human Trafficking Awareness Day in Hollywood. “I have been involved for five years. My personal goal is to raise awareness of this epidemic among first responders and clinicians,” said Dr. Heidi Schaeffer, spokesperson for the BHTC. “Our mission is to raise awareness of this problem. We are grateful to the City of Hollywood for raising awareness of human trafficking.” Human Trafficking is extremely prevalent in Hollywood. Broward County is the number one county for human trafficking in Florida and Florida ranks third in the United States for human trafficking. “We find that in general Florida attracts a lot of tourists and people who have the wealth to buy the commodity of their choice. And that commodity can come in the form of a young boy or girl,” said Schaeffer. “These offenders will repeat their crimes again and again. And the predators outweigh the number of officers who can track these crimes.” Schaeffer said it is important for government officials to raise awareness of this problem. “It takes a village to stop this epidemic including regular citizens who can report this activity,” she said. And human trafficking can take many forms. It may involve coercive labor situations. It may involve inappropriate sexual conduct over the Internet. The BHTC is working to establish outreach activities involving environments ranging from schools to truck stops. These are places where someone might observe the effects of human trafficking. The organization is also arranging community meetings where people can discuss the problem and how to be part of the solution. Schaeffer wants the community to get involved and to report suspicious activity. The hotline for the National Human Trafficking Resource Center is 888 3737 888. BY DAVID VOLZ CORRESPONDENT dvolz@hollywoodgazette.com Hollywood Commission recognizes the work of the Broward County Human Trafficking Coalition At face value, Pink Clouds & Hula Hoops could easily be mistaken as the name of a little girls' clothing or toy store. Nothing could be further from the truth. Pink Clouds & Hula Hoops was created to fill a void in the market for a lifestyle retail brand catering to those in recovery (from addiction). Featuring spiritually stylish shirts and clever sobriety gifts/novelties speaking the language and reflecting principles of recovery, Pink Clouds & Hula Hoops will go live with its online boutique on February 14th the Day of Love! On the very same day, in addition to its online shopping site, Pink Clouds & Hula Hoops will also celebrate a physical launch at the Rockers In Recovery Free Music Festival (www. rockersinrecovery.org/events/rirmusic-festival/) at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines. Founder & Creative Director Meredith A. Brown explains that Pink Clouds & Hula Hoops was inspired by do good, feel good brands such as Life is good. "It's not just merchandise; it's a movement to raise awareness that the hushed archaic stigma of being 'In Recovery' is pass; rather it is a proud & positive phenomenon about second chances & silver linings. "That is why our mantra is ROL! (Recover Out Loud)," said Brown, a Hollywood resident. "The real dream is to see this concept become mainstream!" For more information, visit www. recoveroutloud.com or call 1-844-PNKHOOP. BUSINESS Hollywood resident launches new venture Feb. 14 featuring spiritually stylish shirts & sobriety gifts LOVEDAY LAUNCH SET FOR LIFESTYLE BRAND CATERING TO THOSE IN RECOVERY FROM ADDICTION Upload your photo online at www.hollywoodgazette.com under the “SUBMIT PHOTO” top menu STAY UP TO DATE ON EVERYTHING HOLLYWOOD NEWS EVENTS SPECIAL ANNOUNCMENTS DELIVERED WEEKLY TO YOUR EMAIL TEXT ‘GAZETTE’ TO 42828 954 WWW.HOLLYWOODGAZETTE.COM 30

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Local photographer opens new studio Feb. 19 Courtney Studios Announces Grand Opening Scheduled for February 19 in Downtown Hollywood Courtney Studios will welcome Mayor Peter Bober, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and invited guests to the company’s new natural-light photography studio and office in Hollywood, Florida to celebrate its grand opening on February 19. The event, which will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., will feature a ribbon cutting ceremony, light refreshments and raffle prizes from Courtney Studios and other local businesses. Those interested in attending should RSVP to info@courtneyortiz.com. Courtney Studios, an award-winning boutique portrait art studio, has been capturing the essence of our clients through still photography since 2007. From the initial concept, to the shoot, to home installation, Courtney Studios provides a personalized client-centered experience resulting in one-of-a-kind art that will take your breath away for years to come. Learn more at courtneystudios.com. Enter the Hollywood family cover contest!One Hollywood family will be selected for a COMPLIMENTARY photo shoot at Courtney Studios for an upcoming COVER of Hollywood Gazette. Photos and stories may also be shared on Hollywood Gazette’s Facebook Page. Don’t have a recent family photo? Send whatever you do have. The cover photo will be taken at the studio.Contest open to Hollywood residents only. No purchase necessary.Questions? Call 954-962-8180 or email jennifer@hollywoodgazette.com Submit any family photo and your story online at hollywoodgazette.com (top menu >> submit photo)Submit any family photo and your story online at hollywoodgazette.com (top menu >> submit photo) WHO: Courtney Studios, a boutique photography and portrait art studio in Hollywood, Florida. WHAT: Celebrates the opening of its first brick and mortar portrait studio after nearly eight years in business. WHEN: Thursday, February 19 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm WHERE: Courtney Studios 1909 Harrison Street, #207 Hollywood, Florida 33020 31

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Some of the girls who participated in the girls wrestling tournament at McArthur High School. Tatum Skove and her coach Randy Qualitza. Skove is the only female on the South Broward High School wrestling team. The Jubilee Center provides food to struggling individuals and families in Hollywood. It serves about 150 meals a day five days a week. The Center also has a social service program that provide bags of food and clothing to individuals and families. Beth Causey (above) donates items to the Jubilee Center of South Broward and gives them to Robert Pawlyk. Pawlyk, who works with clients at the Center knows what struggle is. During a hard time in his life, he was helped by the Jubilee Center. “Many people are facing difficulties and we try to help them,” he said. David Skula stands by some of the 1,500 plants that have recently been installed at McArthur High School. The Jubilee Center of South Broward will hold The Walk 2 Stop Hunger on March 1, 2015. The Walk will begin St. John’s Episcopal Church at 1704 Buchanan Street 3:00 p.m. The event will feature a 1.6 mile walk and participants are asked to bring a minimum of two cans of food to help build a big food pyramid. McArthur High School's LEEO students send emails students in Scotland. They are working on a resort project. HOLLYWOOD IN F CUS PHOTOS BY DAVID VOLZ 32

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Exquisite East Hollywood home just a few steps to Hollywood Beach. Brazilian cherry wood oors throughout 1st oor of home, gorgeous marble ooring in entry area, custom oak oors throughout upstairs, completely remodeled eat-in kitchen with corian countertops, custom european redwood cabinets, kitchenaid stainless steel appliances with a double oven. New impact glass doors downstairs, wet bar in living area, high ceilings thoughout, huge master suite, enormous pool(20x40), tiki hut with granite counter tops Whether you are thinking of selling your home, or ready to purchase a new property, the Miccio Team is here to help you navigate through this ever-changing real estate market. We will also be happy to provide you with a free market analysis. Give us a call today!henryteam@bellsouth.netCall the multimillion dollar producers!Joan Henry954-849-4936Robert Henry954-260-7531Ray & Lucy MiccioThe Preferred Team!954.270.2163 Direct micciol@comcast.net FABULOUS HOLLYWOOD LAKES POOL HOME WITH 2 CAR GARAGE ON HOLLYWOOD BLVDRAY & LUCY MICCIO Call us today for all your real estate needs! Ellen Wrubel954-966-7734 ellen.wrubel@ oridamoves.com GOLDEN ISLESRarely available 2/2 totally remodeled with spectacular southern views from all rooms; Views of the ocean, Intracoastal, Golden Beach with million dollar homes & Aventura.New baths. Kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Lots of closets. New central AC. Boat slips available, covered parking, pool overlooking intracoastal and sauna. Close to beach, shops, restaurants, Mardi Gras and Gulfstream. $289,900 Linda cell: 954-559-1680 Elaine cell: 954-629-9105 www.Floridamoves.com/linda.rose www.Floridamoves.com/elaine.hedleston Over 100 years of Bringing Buyers and Sellers Together! www.floridamoves.com/hollywood 3319 Sheridan Street| Hollywood, FL 33021 “GREENS OF EMERALD HILLS“ POOL HOMEEnjoy this beautiful home located in the ”Greens of Emerald Hills”, a gated complex. This spacious pool home is a 3 bed 2.5 bath with a 2 car garage and fenced yard with room for garden. Home has vaulted ceiling with sky light, views of pool and patio from open dining and living area with replace. Enjoy family room, upgraded kitchen, tile, large bedrooms, walkin closets. Short ride to shopping, I95, airport and beach. Bernard Shapiro954-830-3275 www.bernardshapiro.com INTRACOASTAL VIEW BEAUTY NEW LISTING 2075 Sf, huge balcony with wide overhang. Day and night views are outstanding. $660,000. Also for rent: $3500 mo. Furnished. AQUARIUS! NEW LISTING Pretty 1 bed, 2 ba. Lovely ocean views from all rooms. High oor. $335,000. RENAISSANCE ON THE OCEAN!Call Joan and Robert for Price and more details! Just Listed! 3 bed, 2bath. Large corner lot. Excellent schools, near I-95 and Turnpike. Minutes to beach. $239,000.603 N. 31st Ct. Hollywood, FLPeter Cowan954.243.5003peter.cowan4@gmail.comORANGEBROOKIt’s an excellent time to list your home. Call Pete now for a FREE market analysis. JUST LISTEDKaren MeyerRealtor on Fire954.445.6007goldie4sure@aol.com 3/3 Pool! 2,000 sq. feet. Open layout, great for entertaining. Just reduced. $259,000.811 N. 32nd Ct. Hollywood, FL POOL Linda Rose/ Elaine Hedleston Team AquariusStunning View AquariusStunning View AquariusStunning View Don’t miss this one! Just ListedNEW LISTING! North Beach Condo 1361 sf. 2/2, balconies off all rooms, steps to gorgeous beach, short walk to Broadwalk shops and restaurants. $463,000. NEW LISTING! Renaissance on the Ocean: Stunning 3/3.5 plus den. Direct Ocean with private elevator entry.$1.349,000. NEW LISTING! Renaissance on the Ocean: Penthouse, mint condition with updated kitchen. 3/3.5, panoramic views. $1,325,000.Ray & Lucy MiccioThe Preferred Team!954.270.2163 Direct micciol@comcast.netPeter Cowan 954.243.5003peter.cowan4@gmail.com SPACIOUS HOLLYWOOD HILLS POOL HOMEORANGEBROOK GOLF ESTATESCall us today for all your real estate needs! Call for FREE Market Analysis. NEW LISTING JUST LISTED!3 Bed/2 Bath Pool Home In Hollywood Hills, 2-Car Garage, Lovely Patio, Hurricane Shutters And/ Or Impact Windows; New Washer/Dryer, Home Warranty. Super Covenient To Houses Of Worship, Transporation, Shopping, Schools, Beach, Hard Rock, Come See! Offered At $324,900 Spotless 3 bedroom 2 bath Desirable Hollywood location Huge fenced back yard! Excellent Schools Minutes to beach $269,000 3212 Pierce St. Hollywood, Fl 33021 Coldwell Banker congratulates Hollywood's #1 Agent LLOYD FEINBERG for Outstanding Sales Performance in 2014 Congratulations & Best Wishes for continued success! Excellent time to list your home if thinking of selling.Karen MeyerRealtor on Fire954.445.6007goldie4sure@aol.com Adorable1-Bedroom Downtown Hollywood SOLD FULL PRICE 25 years of experience!Call Karen if you want to Buy or Sell SOLD FULL PRICE


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