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Kissimmee Utility Authority customers now have a way to help neighbors in need. The recently-launched program, the Kissimmee Round-Up, allows customers to round up their monthly utility bills to the next dollar and contribute those cents to the utilitys Good Neighbor Utility Assistance Fund, which provides emergency utility bill payment assistance to individuals and families in Kissimmee facing a temporary financial crisis. For instance, a participating customers bill of $110.73 would be automatically rounded up to $111.00, with the additional 27 cents going to the fund. The average customer would donate about $6 per year. This may seem like small change, said KUA president and general manager Jim Welsh in a release, but multiplied by our more than 64,000 customers, it is small change that can make a big difference. Participation is voluntary, and customers wishing do so can opt to have their bills automatically rounded up each month or make a one-time donation. Customers can enroll in the program by calling 4 07933-9800 or visit the KUA customer service lobby at 1701 W. Carroll St. in Kissimmee. Christmastime, it turns out, is wherever. See Tribune columnist Mary Schmichs editorialPage A-4OpinionAll-County volleyball teamPage A-6Sports We ekend We atherPa r tly cloudy 10 pe rc ent chance of ra in Osceola reaches out for autism service dogA few months ago, the Brooks family in St. Cloud wouldnt have thought of a dog as the answer for their sons autism. See page A-2 Index Local r fn t tb r nnrr nr St. Cloud Are you making a New Years resolution for 2014? Yes. No. I dont know yet. No opinion.Vote at www.around osceola.com Results from the Dec. 26 Question of the Week:How would you describe the year 2013? It was a great year. 29% It was a bad year. 21% It was just OK. 26% No opinion. 24%St. Cloud police to begin checks on elderly residentsStarting this year, in an attempt to protect one of the citys most precious resources its elderly residents the St. Cloud Police Department will be making house calls. See page A-3 For the latest activities, events and classes see ...Page B-1 Community WWW.AROUNDOSCEOLA.COM 118TH YEAR THURSDAY EDITION 50 CENTS JANUARY 2, 2013 Serving Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Poinciana, Harmony, Narcoossee, BVL By Tiffanie Reynolds St a ff W riter In the spirit of charity during this time of year, Rudy R amjeawan has discovere d that a little giving can go a long way. His law firm, Ramjeawan Law Group, donated 118 short-sleeved collared shirts to Osceola Education Foundations Kids Closet, along with $1,500 worth of additional clothing items. This is the second year that the firm decided to focus on donations instead of presents for the holiday season, and it has been their biggest donation so far. I think the more that we get involved in a community, we find that theres just need locally, Ramjeawan said. After donating to Toys for Tots the year before, his goal for this year was to donate to a cause that focuses on the local community. Kissimmee City Commissioner Sara Shaw, who also is on the board for Osceola Education Foundation, suggested to him the foundations Passport to Programs, an event that the foundation holds every month. It introduces to people in the community all of the programs that the foundation is a part of. It was during this event in November that Ramjeawan found out about Kids Closet, and picked it as his firms charity of choice. He partnered with Kathy Ejnioui, director of Osceola Education Foundation Kids Closet, who gave him a list of items in need. He and his company took that list and ran with it, emphasizing on short-sleeved collared shirt donations, Kids Closets greatest need. As donations came pouring in during the party, Ramjeawans firm was able to fill five boxes with donations of not only shirts, but coats, socks, uniform pants and other articles of clothing. In addition, it also gave $150 in cash donations, Ramjeawan said. The greatest need for the Kids Closet is both in the fall, during the beginning of the districts school year, and in January, when students come back to school after the holiday break. Ejnioui explained that when the new school year rolls around, many families in need cant afford new uniforms. In January, the closet gets calls for less-fortunate students that have been identified by school officials. Community support is the only way we can actually have our program function. Without the support of the community, we cant pro vide the uniforms that kids need. And, unfortunately, in Osceola County the need is still very high, Ejnioui said. Ejnioui said that many of the companys donations already have been given to students in need. Along with Harmony Community Schools donation of coats, Ramjeawan Law Group was one of the biggest donors in December. Osceola Education Foundation Kids Closet provides an inventory of school supplies, including clothing and shoes, to be given to students identified by teachers or guidance counselors as students in need. Education Foundation is accepting donations to the closet all year. Anyone interested in donating can contact Ejnioui at 407-348-2370. Holiday donations help supply Kids Closet for students in needA man wanted in a kidnapping case was taken into custody by the Osceola County Sheriffs Office on Monday. Alex Carrasquillo-Olivera, 42, has been accused of kidnapping, false imprisonment, aggravated battery, depriving use of 911, battery by strangulation and grand theft in a case where he was suspected of physically abusing a woman from Friday, Dec. 27 to Sunday, Dec. 29. The victim, Oliveras girlfriend, told deputies that she and Olivera got into a verbal fight at Paradise Inn on West U.S. Highway 192 that turned physical when Olivera slapped her, grabbed a knife and threatened to kill her and her family and refused to let her leave. The victim attempted to call 911 Saturday, Dec. 28, the following day, but Olivera allegedly took the phone from her and struck her with a chair. He then forced the victim into her own vehicle and forced her to drive to different addresses, telling her that he was looking for a gun to kill her and her family with before returning to Paradise Inn. On Sunday, Olivera allegedly hit her several times, and when the victim threatened to call for help, he left the motel.Robbery suspect soughtSheriffs detectives also need the publics help in identifying a robbery suspect. On Monday, at approximately 1:06 a.m., deputies responded to the Days Inn located at 2930 Polynesian Isle Blvd. in Kissimmee. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the victim who said he was walking around the motel, when an unknown male approached him and asked for change for a $10 bill. The 70-year old victim pulled out his wallet and the suspect struck him in the stomach and fled the area with the victims wallet. The suspect is described as a black male wearing a gray sweatshirt and pajama pants. Anyone w ith information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Kidnapping suspect in custody Police news See Police, page A-3 Ice! is nice this time of yearNews-Gazette Photo/Andrew SullivanCentral Floridians interested in a feel for real winter weather and wonderment dont have many options that dont involve travel, excepting Gaylord Palms annual Ice! attraction. Inside the refrigerated hotel and convention center, a chilly 9 degrees Fahrenheit, guests this year could take a run down a two-story tall ice slide and even see real artisans carving colorful blocks of ice into whimsical forms. Ice! will be open until Jan. 5.Kissimmee Round-Up helps less-fortunate KUA customers Check off your list.Get all your gift shopping done while you get your groceries. Nice! Card designs vary by store. See card for details, terms, and conditions, which may vary. Subject to availability. All trademarks are property of their respective owners. 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Thacker Ave., Suite A Kissimmee, FL 34741TOLL FREE FAX: 407-932-1135EC0002831Serving Central Florida Since 1979 By Tiffanie Reynolds Staff W riter A few months ago, the Brooks family in St. Cloud wouldnt have thought of a dog as the answer for their sons autism. Now, its become their biggest focus for this year. Autism service dogs, like assistance dogs for persons with physical disabilities, help children with autism better focus on the world around them, associate with others and prevent any nervous ticks, among other behaviors that stem from autism. Trained from the time they are a puppy, each dog is matched with a family and trained to a specific child to best address any special needs for the child and family. With our service dogs, it seems to be having that constant companion. Theres no judgment from a dog, theyre consistent in their behaviors. So, its something consistent in their life that never changes, and it provides some security and comfort in situations that typically would bother the child, whether it be noise or crowds that overstimulate them, or just being out and about in general, said Ryli Banik, service dog coordinator at Highlands Canine Training in North Carolina. For the Brooks 9-yearold son, Trace, its social skills that are the most challenging for him. While functioning and learning at about the same level as his peers, its difficult for him to be able to associate with others. Lynn Brooks, Traces mom, describes him as unable to look others in the eye when he speaks, and being shy when it comes to group situations. Lynn and her husband, Doug, first found out about autism service dogs while walking past a family with one during a visit at Epcot. Both were surprised to read Autism Service Dog on the dogs harness, and it only took a few moments to decide to track the family down and ask about it. Immediately after, both started doing research on t he s ubject. They found Highlands Canine Training in North Carolina, and were able to visit the facility over Thanksgiving. While they were interested before, seeing their son interact with the dogs at the facility was all they needed to begin applying for a service dog of their own. When we went to North Carolina and they put that puppy down on his lap, it was amazing at how much calmer he was. He sat and kind of rubbed on the dog instead of chewing his fingernails, Lynn Brooks said. But, receiving an autism service dog is a process, one that takes an average of 18 to 22 months and can cost between $10,000 and $40,000, depending on the training organization. For the Brooks family, it will cost them $13,000 for a service dog. The cost covers all of the training, including oneon-one training with the selected dog at the facility and a week of training at the family home to learn how to work with the dog and get the dog familiar with the places to which the child most often goes. They currently are in the beginning of the process, which includes a down payment of $2,500 along with an application to be approved for a service dog. If Highlands does approve them, the Brooks will travel to the facility to meet with a selected dog and, if the dog is a good match for Trace, send daily activity logs and videos of Trace to assist in more intensive and tailored training for their selected dog. It takes between 8 to 10 months to find a dog to match t he child, and another six to eight months for specific training for the family, according to Banik. Fundraising for Trace started in the beginning of December, with Lynn Brooks creating the site 4paws4trace.org as well as a Facebook page, www.facebook.com/4paws4trace. Another autism service dog organization, Paws4Autism, also put up a fundraising page for Trace on their website. As of Dec. 27, the Brooks family has raised $1,200. In the spring, they are planning a fundraising barbecue, as well as a possible fundraising night at Chickfil-A and Cobblestone Caf in downtown St. Cloud. Anyone interested in donating to the Brooks family can go to www.4paws4trace.org to l earn more about autism service dogs and where they can donate.Osceola family reaches out for autism service dog Cycling with SantaNews-Gazette Photo/Andrew SullivanLocal cyclist and military veteran Dan Wermuth coordinated and participated the Cycling with Santa Ride, a charity cycling event last Saturday, to benefit the Orlando chapter of Ride 2 Recovery, which coordinates therapeutic cycling events for military veterans. So far, the event has raised close to $1,500. Do you have Osceola County news?If you have news that you would like to share with the Osceola NewsGazette, contact Editor B rian McBride at 321-4020436. You may fax information to the newspape r at 407-846-8516 or email it to email@example.com or news@osceolanews gaz e tte.com. Contact Tiffanie Reynolds at 321-402-0434 or by email at treynolds@osceolanews gazette.com.
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Look for local, events, clubs, meetings and more next week in the new...Community Section of the Osceola News-GazetteCovering Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Poinciana, BVL and Harmony By Ken Jackson Staff W riter Starting this year, in an attempt to protect one of the citys most precious r esources its elderl y residents the St. Cloud Police Department will be making house calls. Police officials are working with the St. Cloud Community Center and Osceola County Council on Aging to firm up the details of St. Cloud Senior Watch, a program geared toward residents aged 60 years and over in St. Cloud. The targeted seniors primarily live alone and may have a medical condition that could prevent them from calling for help in an emergency situation. As part of the program, zone officers on patrol will periodically visit elderly residents homes in order to make sure they are meeting their daily needs, taking their medications and establish a general relationship with them to make sure their well being is being looked after properly. SCPD Community Outreach Officer Daria Wesler said Senior Watch, the brainchild of Police Chief Pete Gauntlett, is an extension of the programs conducted within the community educating the elderly residents on other personal safety awareness issues. Some p eople c an go weeks without talking to anyone, and that can make them desperate for attention, she said. At t hat point they can become vulnerable to things like doorto-door scams. Officers can even take care of small tasks like changing a light bulb or filling out a short report if something at the house is out of place. For children of residents who live elsewhere, like out-of-state, who cant be here often, this can put some people at ease about family members who live alone, Wesler said. SCPD will provide the officers making the house calls with refrigerator magnets that will include local emergency and non-emergency numbers and space to write in the residents emergency contact information, medication list and possibly attach hospital resuscitation (DNR) and care forms. These lists provide responders with proper information if immediate care must be administered, while also helping seniors plan for the possibility of an emergency. Police officials hope to bring Senior Watch online in January. By then, they hope to link a database created by the Council on Aging with one being formed by the police department to create a master list of elderly residents addresses. Residents who are not already registered through the Osceola Council on Aging can fill out an application through the city. The a pplication will be available online at the departments website http://www.stcloud.org/ index.aspx?nid=7, and those without access to a computer can apply in person at the police department. Officers can deliver an application to a citizens residence if a disability prevents them from coming out by calling the non-emergency line, 407-891-6700. Wesler said the program could expand to a call-out service in which program operators periodically call residents from a list to ensure their well-being; if the resident doesnt answer after a certain number of calls an officer can be dispatched to the home to check on them. Wilda Belisle works with the Council on Aging and has been working hand in hand with SCPD to get the program started. She said no other program exists like it in Central Florida. We hope other cities like Kissimmee can pick up on it, she said. When we proposed Senior Watch over a neighborhood watch program, we never thought police would be willing to partner like this. Belisle said the Council will be promoting the program via word of mouth through its Meals on Wheels routes and clients. For additional program information, contact Belisle at the Council on Aging at 407-847-2144 or Wesler at SCPD at 407-891-6735 or email email@example.com. Osceola County Sheriffs O ffice at 407-348-2222 or Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS (8477). Calls made to Crimeline remain anonymous, and tips that lead to the felony arrest of suspects and/ or the recovery of stolen property and drugs are eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000.PoliceContinued from Page A-1 St. Cloud police to begin checks on elderly residents Contact Ken Jackson at 321-402-0435 or by email at kjackson@osceolanews gazette.com. On Jan. 9, 1776, writer Thomas Paine publishes his pamphlet Common Sense, setting forth his arguments in favor of American independence. Originally published anonymously, Common Sense is considered one of th e most influential pamphlets in American history. On Jan. 8, 1916, Rembrandt Bugatti, a sculptor and younger brother of Italian auto designer and manufacturer Ettore Bugatti, commits suicide at the age of 31. Bugattis sculpture of a dancing elephant was featured as a hood ornament on a 1920s Bugatti Royale auto. On Jan. 12, 1926, the two-man radio comedy series Sam n Henry (later named Amos n Andy) debuts in Chicago. Freeman Gosden and Charles Carrell, both white, played characters who were two black men from the Deep South. Over the next 22 years, the show would become the highestrated comedy in radio history. On Jan. 11, 1935, American aviator Amelia Earhart departs Wheeler Field in Honolulu on a solo flight to North America. Hawaiian commercial interests offered a $10,000 award to whoever accomplished the flight first. The next day, after traveling 2,400 miles in 18 hours, Earhart safely landed at Oakland Airport in Oakland, Calif. Moments in time
Page A4, AroundOsceola.com Look for your favorite team or athlete in the Thursday and Saturday editions of the Osceola News-Gazette and on-line 24 hours a day at aroundosceola.com For all the local high school sports... WEEKEND WARRIORS TO CASUAL STROLLERS. ALL ARE WELCOME HERE.Bring us your goals and your excuses, for they will be conquered here.Everyone wants to be fit and healthy. But lets face it, fit and healthy means different things for different people. Thats why the Y offers so many programs, so many options and so many different ways to work towards your unique fitness goals. So whether your 2014 resolution is to start strength training three times a week or just start exercising regularly for the first time in your life, you'll find the support you need to stick to it and succeed at the Y.VISIT ANY OF OUR 20 YMCA FAMILY CENTERS TODAY | ymcacentralflorida.comTHE Y: FIT FOR ALL $14GET STARTED IN 2014FORJUST 010214.TNG Last Christmas Day, my sister Gina and I went to her favorite coffee shop for dinner. I mean coffee shop, not coffeehouse, the kind of place thats open 24 hours a day, serves as many free coffee refills as a truck driver can stomach, and takes no reservations. Its a place that doesnt typically come to mind when you hear the words Christmas dinner. Gina lives in a midsize Oregon town that buttons up for Christmas as tightly as a person might zip up for a blizzard. It seems to operate on the assumption that normal people stay home on Christmas Day, idling the hours away in the cocoon of family. I arrived at Ginas early on Christmas afternoon thinking thats what wed do. We had an invitation to a relatives. She announced shed rather stay home alone. What she meant, I deduced, wasnt that she wanted to be alone. She just didnt want to be in a crush of family members, surrounded by yammer about politics, jokes she didnt understand, discussions of movies shed never see, stories of Christmases she doesnt remember even if she was there. She doesnt remember anything before the age of 10. Gina, who has struggled all her life with variously diagnosed challenges, lived with our mother until she died three years ago, and they always spent Christmas together. Now I go to see her at Christmastime. What if we go out for dinner? I said last Christmas Day. She brightened. That sounds good! But this was not Chicago. In all the town, there appeared to be only one place open, a coffee shop whose claim to glory, along with pie, is that it never, ever closes. In the damp air, under the gray sky, we set off in my rental car, down an empty highway, toward the outskirts of town, past the auto parts shops, the thrift store, the tattoo parlor, Burger King and Burrito Boy, all closed. Then there it was, a squat box next to a parking lot, neon sign shining. There was a line out the door. An hour wait. At 4 p.m. Who were these people? Why werent they home on Christmas Day? Every dysfunctional family in town, I joked. You mean like us? Gina said. We laughed. Crowds make Gina anxious, so we sat in the car while we waited for a seat, listening to Christmas music on the radio, watching people come and go. An elderly man and woman, both on walkers. Single men. Solo dads with a kid or two. A couple of haggard but boisterous couples who looked like theyd been up all night and planned to be again. A few seemingly intact families. I made up stories about them all. The old folks, with their kids far away, who didnt want to eat Christmas dinner at the nursing home. The men whose families didnt want them. The divorced dads who had the kids for the afternoon. The hard partyers. The families in which mom refused to cook. I didnt know their true stories any more than they knew mine and Ginas, but it was clear we all shared something. We werent normal. Normal people would be sacked out on a living room sofa, setting a table, slaving over mashed potatoes. Home for the holidays. The size of this crowd made it clear, though, that there are a lot of not-normal people on Christmas, all of us looking for somewhere to go, and most everybody here, as best I could tell, was happy as anybody else on Christmas Day. Finally, we got a booth, next to two middle-aged men in camouflage gear who were talking about hunting rifles. The restaurant was bright and noisy. Our waitress was robust and cheerful in the style of Mrs. Claus. Gina ordered the honeyglazed ham feast and I nibbled. This was a good Christmas, she said afterward. It was. We plan to do it again this year. In the social squeeze called the holidays its helpful to remember: Things dont have to be normal to be good. Mary Schmich is a P ulitzer Prize winning columnist for the Chicago Tribune. Contact her at mschmich@tribune. com. You can follow her on twitter.com/ maryschmich or contact her on facebook. com/maryschmich. Their View Editors NoteSubmit letters to the editor to Osceola News-Gazette, 108 Church St., Kissimmee, FL 34741. If you wish to fax your letter to the newspaper, the number is 407-846-8516. Email letters to Editor Brian McBride at firstname.lastname@example.org. No more than one letter per writer will be published each month. An individual will be allowed to submit one letter of rebuttal if he or an organization he represents is the subject of a letter to the editor. 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Saturday, January 2, 2014 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page A5 COLORING PICTURE List 10 words that rhyme with trick. 1. _ ____________ 2. _ ___________ 3. _ ____________ 4. _ ____________ 5. _ ___________ 6. _ ____________ 7. _ ____________ 8. _ ___________ 9. _ ____________ 10. _ ___________ What Rhymes withSome answers: brick, click, lick, nick, pick, quick, sick, stick, tick, wick 1) C R I __ __ A __ G E L2) D A __ I __ C O __ __ E R F I E L D3) P E __ __ & T E __ __ E R4) D __ V I D B L __ __ N E5) __ A N C E B U __ __ O N6) S I E __ F R I E __ & R __ Y7) D O __ G H E __ __ I N GAnswers: 1) Criss Angel, 2) David Copperfield, 3) Penn & Teller, 4) David Blaine, 5) Lance Burton, 6) Siegfried & Roy, 7) Doug HenningThere have been many famous magicians over the years. Each of the following is one such magician. Fill in the blanks to name that magician. Magicians are known for their big feats from pulling a rabbit out a hat to making flowers appear out of thin air. Here are some questions about these clever people. How many can you answer correctly?1) Magicians have supernatural powers. Fact or Fiction? 2) Magicians were once thought to be evil. Fact or Fiction? 3) Magicians are good pretenders. Fact or Fiction? 4) To pull off some of their tricks, magicians rely on their skills to distract the audience from what they are really doing. Fact or Fiction? 5) Magicians have great timing. Fact or Fiction? 6) To pull off some of their tricks, magicians move fast, making it hard for the audience to see what is really going on. Fact or Fiction? 7) Magicians are known for making things disappear and reappear. Fact or Fiction? 8) One way that magicians make things disappear and reappear is through potions. Fact or Fiction? 9) Some props are mechanical. Fact or Fiction? 10) Tricks with large animals or people usually require large equipment that the audience can see. Fact or Fiction?Fact or Fiction?Magician ChallengeAnswers: 1) Fiction, magicians are regular people who can perform great tricks, 2) Fact, 3) Fact, 4) Fact, 5) Fact, 6) Fact, 7) Fact, 8) Fiction, magicians dont use spells but props to make things disappear and reappear, 9) Fact, 10) Fiction, the audience cant see the equipment On October 31, 1926, the world lost the great magician Harry Houdini. Born on March 24, 1874, in Budapest, Hungary, Houdini started his career performing card tricks in traveling museums and sideshows. There, he met his wife Bess, who would serve as his assistant for the rest of his life. Houdini got his big break in 1899 and began working in vaudeville shows. As his reputation grew, Houdini began performing more daring acts, like escaping from straitjackets and containers filled with water. Houdini also wrote books about his tricks and appeared in many movies. He learned to fly as well. Q: What do magicians and digital cameras have in common?A: Neither like exposure. A: It depends upon what they change it to!Q: How many magicians does it take to change a light bulb? Name Th a t Magician J okes and Riddles Houdini the Great Houdini the Great
Page A6, Follow us on Twitte r Hitters from OHS, COL lead way All-County volleyball By Rick Pedone Sports Editor You might guess that someone named Aspen would have parents who are familiar with the ski slopes. Yes, in fact they do ski, Aspen Dangren, an Osceola High sophomore, said. She prefers snowboarding to skiing, but what Aspen does really well is to play volleyball for Coach Carrie Palmis Osceola Lady Kowboys. Dangren does that so well that she is the co-Osceola News-Gazette Volleyball Player of the Year, an honor she shares with City of Life hitter Alexandra Cardona. A 5-11 outside hitter, Dangren helped O sceol a High win the Orange Belt Conference championship and enjoy one of its best seasons under Palmi. Aspen had a great season. She was nominated for player of the year by several coaches at the OBC (Orange Belt Conerence) meeting, and that usually doesnt happen, Palmi said. Obviously, I think she is deserving, and her numbers this year were amazing. Dangren got serious about volleyball about three years ago, she said, when she tired of soccer and joined the Orlando Volleyball Academy. I liked volleyball right away. I fell in love with it, she said. I cant get enough of it. I love to practice. Since her mother, Heather, played volleyball at D-I UNCWilmington, Dangren gets good tips at home as well as from her coaches. She definitely can talk to me about it. She helps me a lot, Aspen said. It didnt take long for the coaches to realize that Dangrens height would be an asset on the front line. Ive been growing gradually, a couple of inches every year, she said. I used to be in the back row a lot, but then they moved me up front and thats where I play all the time now. Only a sophomore, Dangren could add more length to her frame before its time to play in college, which is one of her goals. I definitely would like to play in college, she said. The thing I probably need to work on is my vertical (jump). I need to get off the floor better. Dangren did well enough on the front line this year to Osceolas Aspen Dangren (11) led the county in hits while helping the Lady Kowboys win the Orange Belt Conference championship.News-Gazette Photo/Andrew SullivanLady Kowboys Aspen Dangren knows how to put down a hitSee Dangren, page A-8 By Rick Pedone Sports Editor Alexandra Cardona, the coOsceola News-Gazette Volleyball Player of the Year, has always been passionate about sports, and volleyball is her favorite. That worked out well both for Cardona, a junior outside hitter, and for City of Life Christian Academy, where Cardona was a captain last sesaon. With Cardona playing a key role, the Lady Warriors, 16-4, won the district championship and breezed two rounds into the Class 2A playoffs. They were just a few points away from qualifying for the state tournament before a 3-2 loss against Geneva School of Winter Park. Our team had a wonderful season. I told our players before the season that we were underdogs because we are a small private Christian school, so we had to play as hard as we could play, she said. Cardona thanked her coaches, Cynthia Ortega and Rob Gorski at City of Life, and her coaches at Orlando Volleyball Academy for helping her become a very good player. All of my coaches have played a role in how I have developed my skills, she said. And my parents have been there to support me all the way to where I am now. I couldnt have gotten here without their support. Cardona had 275 kills, 174 digs and 21 blocks this season, big league totals that have attracted the attention of big league college programs. Cardona has received interest from several D-1 programs from major conferences. The recruiting process is interesting. Its almost like nonstop texts and emails, and it can be exhausting, but it is also a lot of fun, she said. In club volleyball, I play libero because that probably would be my best position in college. Cardona played several sports before concentrating on volleyball when she was 13. My family asked me if I was that serious about the sport, if that was the sport that I wanted to pursue a scholarship in, and I said yes, she said. What I love about volleyball is that it is a way to meet new people and learn new things. She inherited her athletic skills and competitive nature from her father, Alexander Cardona, who played three years in the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system. I would like to play in his footsteps and be a professional athlete, she said. My dream and goal is to make it to the Olympics some day, she said. One aspect of the game she especially enjoys at City of Life is working with her teammates. That is the favorite part of it for me. I love helping our other players learn to play better, she said. Its the most rewarding part. City of Life Athletic Director and assistant volleyball coach Rob Gorski said Cardona is a joy to have on the team. She is a great student, with passion and a heart of gold, he said. What also places her at the top is her competitiveness and her sportsmanship. Shes just a great all-around person. As good as City of Life was this season, Cardona expects it to be better next year. Most of the team will return, and it will be playoff-hardened. Cardonas younger sister, Milexa, only 12, was a setter for the varsity team and, like her teammates, she should be better next season. Im looking forward to playing next season with my sister. I think if we are committed and we work as hard as we can, we can go a long way in the playoffs next year, Alexandra said. Alexandra Cardona is a dominant presence as City of Life Academys middle hitter.Photo/Special to the News-Gazette City of Lifes Cardona has D-I potential By Rick Pedone Sports Editor The 33 rd edition of the Great Florida Shootout will see the boys basketball tournament return to its roots, at Osceola High, where it last was held in 1994. The eight-team tournament begins today at 4 p.m. at OHS and continues through the championship game Saturday at 8:30 p.m. The K issimmee Rotary Club, the events long-time sponsor, is not officially sponsoring the event this year, but Rotary member and past t ournament chairman Pete Edwards said several Rotarians would assist Osceola High Coach Nate Alexander in putting on the event. First round games today have Tampa Chamberlain (8-4) against Windermere Prep (8-4) at 4 p.m., No. 8 Class 6A Winter Haven (9-3) plays Miami Pace (8-4) at 5:30 p.m., Gateway meets No. 6 Class 8A South Miami (9-2), a Shootout bracket champion last year, at 7 p.m. and host Osceola takes on Rockledge (6-7) at 8:30 p.m. Games begin at 4 p.m. each day.The championship See Shootout, Page A-8 Players of the Year: Aspen Dangren (OHS) Alexandra Cardona (COL)All-county team: St. Cloud: Bailey Sullivan, Faith Udstad, Lindsay Markum, Yairaliz Hernandez. Osceola: Kaitlin Birchler, Katie Markley, Keke Smith, Gabriela Hernandez, Astra Weismore, Mallory Donnelly. Celebration: Jennevy Santos, Madison Emerson, Morgan Gebers, Allyson Loane, Karina Sanchez. Harmony: Dakota Flynn, Chaney Howard, Alexis Trowbridge, Adalyn Gaston, Alora Justensen, Sam Pearo. Gateway: Ivelisse St. Clair, Yakirez Reyes. Poinciana: Ninoshka Cortes, Lizmarie Nieves. City of Life: Krizia Cornejo, Milexa Cardona. Heritage Christian: Brooke Beaver, Abby Diauto, Kiara Perez. Liberty: Alexandria Amoux. All-County volleyball Shootout returns to OHS for 33rd edition
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Twenty nine teams competed at the tournament, billed as the states toughest. I think this could be like 2002, when it was a real scramble (at the state tournament), Osceola High assistant coach Rick Tribit said Saturday. St. Cloud won the 2002 Class 3A state championship with 78 points, just ahead of Miami Southridge (77.5), Winter Springs (76), Miami Dr. Krop and South Dade (tie, 73). Osceolas Fox Baldwin won the 160-pound championship over Manatees Jesse Fulk, ranked No. 2, by pin. Ben Cruz, at 195, was the only other Kowboy to reach the finals. Cruz lost a 3-2 decision to Dylan Meeks of Dr. Phillips for the championship. Kowboys Coach Jim Bird, who led the team to the 2009 state championship, said placing second at the Knockout tournament was a significant accomplishment for his team. If you had told me last week that we would finish where we did, I would have been happy, he said. But, when you get that close, you want to win it. Baldwin, unbeaten (26-0) and closing in on the national record for career wins (324) and pins (242), pinned all five opponents at the tournament. Baldwin has 314 varsity wins and 236 pins. Fox has all kinds of individual accolades, but he is a team-first guy. You should have seen how excited he was in the finals when he knew that if he won, and got a pin, and if Ben won, we could win it, Bird said. Thats why he is a great kid and a great wrestler. Cruz, before his championship match, said the Knockout tournament helps the team prepare for the tough district, regional a nd state tournaments ahead. Thats why we have this tournament. It helps us prepare for all of the great competition that is coming, he said. This is fun; I enjoy the tournaments like this with all of these good teams here. Despite the loss in the finals, Cruz will be a favorite at the state tournament, where he placed second at 220 pounds last year. This time Im more at my real weight, so I should have a real good chance to win it, he said. Bird said Cruz could have won the Knockout championship Saturday. I dont think he had his best effort. He may not have been feeling well, but he definitely should win that match, Bird said. Hell get another chance. The Kowboys John Locksmith (120) and Franklyn Lantigua (182) each placed third. Locksmith was victimized by a controversial official s decision in the quarterfinals that saw him lose a 4-2 lead with 22 seconds left in the third period. His opponent was awarded a takedown and back points in the final seconds, resulting in a disappointing 6-4 setback. Tribit and Bird both questioned the officials decision, but Tribit said Locksmith, a sophomore, would learn from that experience. You have to understand the situation, Tribit said. Grab his hand. They arent going to hit you twice (for stalling) in 22 seconds. Bird, like Tribit, said the state tournament should be exciting. As long as we keep working at it and improving, doing what we can do, well be in the hunt. Thats all you can ask for, he said. OHS joins Gateway, Liberty, Poinciana, Celebration and St. Cloud at host Harmony Saturday for the Orange Belt Conference tournament. The tournament begins at 10:30 a.m., with the finals scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. The county JV tournament also will be held Saturday.Osceolas Ben Cruz (top) was the Knockout Christmas tournament runner-up at 195 pounds.News-Gazette Photo/Andrew Sullivan Palm Harbor edges OHS at 2nd Knockout wrestling tournament PUERTO RICO Bakery & Restaurant #2 $ 4 99 Sandwiches Tripleta, Cubano, Pastrami, Bocadillo, Pernil-Pavo y otros ... 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Page A8, 121413.SNG 122613.TNG rrff nrtb 010214.TNG 122814.SNG DangrenContinued from page A-6lead Osceola County with 327 kills, with a 40.7 percent kill percentage. With teammates Katie Markley (215 kills) and Astra Weismore (153 kills), Dangren formed a formidable Lady Kowboys front line that overpowered many opponents. We had really good season. Coach Palmi is a great coach, and our team is like a family. I love playing with my teammates, she said. The Lady Kowboys ran into trouble at the district tournament semifinals, when they were upended by county rival Harmony, a team they had beaten twice during the regular season. We made a lot of mistakes in that game that we normally didnt make, Dangren said. Harmony played a good match. It was disappointing for us. With Dangren, Markley and Weismore returning for two more seasons, and with only three seniors graduating, Palmis Lady Kowboys will be a formidable team for years to come. Were in a good district. Lake Nona is really tall, and Harmony is a good team, Dangren said. Im looking forward to next season. Its going to be fun. game set Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 per day. Gateway and Osceola are contenders for the 7A-5 district championship after posting strong early-season district records. The Panthers, 10-4 and 5-2, won the Arrow Force Holiday Classic, 66-59, over host Seminole Saturday as guard Gio Guzman, the tournament MVP, scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half. The Kowboys are 7-5 overall and 6-1 in district play. All of Osceolas losses came against state-ranked competition in Florida and Georgia, except for a loss at Gateway. Osceola won the first two Shootout titles, in 1981-82, and lost in double overtime to South Miami for a bracket championship last year. There are a few pretty strong schools in the tournament. South Miami) is real strong again, Winter Haven is good and Pace has a real good program in Miami, Alexander said. The Shootout has shifted from OHS to the Kissimmee Civic Center to Poinciana High to the Silver Spurs Arena and back to the Civic Center two years ago before its most recent move. Alexander said he believes the tournament is important to the Kowboys program and he wants to see it preserved. Weve played pretty well in the Shootout, and I think playing against good competition like that helps us get ready for the district tournament, Alexander said. Alexander and Edwards said that the tournament may return to 16 teams next year. Were talking about a few options. Were trying new dates this year, and one of the things thats been discussed is maybe to move it away from the holidays all together, Edwards said. Its hard for our members to give up their holidays every year to work at the Shootout, so maybe moving to earlier in the season, or maybe later, is a possibility. More than 30 Shootout alumni have played in the NBA. Basketball notes: Poinciana High continued an excellent season Monday by winning the Jim Clark Holiday Classic over host Bishop Moore, 81-63. Tournament MVP Marquise Strickland had 23 for the Eagles, 15-2. Strickland scored 28 in a semifinal win over Inverness Citrus, 74-56. Poinciana reached the finals of the Brighthouse tournament in Clearwater Dec. 21. Winter Haven, the only team to beat PHS this season, won the title game. Liberty High improved to 12-3 and won the Sebring Christmas tournament last weekend by defeating Avon Park, 43-24. Dee Turner led the Chargers with 11 points. Libertys Dawan Williamson was named the tournament MVP.ShootoutContinued from page A-6
Saturday, January 2, 2014 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page B1 Section B Go to www.aroundosceola.com for all St. Cloud news January 2, 2014 COMMUNITYCOMMUNITYSee additional Community Events/News at www.aroundosceola.com Events, Clubs and Happenings BVL CrimeWatchCome join Commissioner John Quinones and BVL Crime Watch for a seminar How Healthcare Reform will affect you? Also come see options for healthcare in BVL. Jan., 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Robert Guevar Community Center. Any question call 407201-6333.Silver Spurs 2014 eventsThe Silver Spurs Riding Club announces 2014 event dates for three PRCA rodeos and one bull riding event to take place at the Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park. Bucking into action first, will be the 3rd Annual Monster Bulls, Saturday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The following weekend, Feb. 21-23, will be the 132nd PRCA Silver Spurs Rodeo, Friday & Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2. On June 6-7 will be the 133rd PRCA Silver Spurs Rodeo, both performances at 7:30 p.m. Returning for the second year will be the PRCA Wrangler Champions Challenge October 2014. The Monster Bulls is a bull riding event only. Riders will compete for big money as they try to stay atop a 2 ton bull for eight seconds. The PRCA Silver Spurs Rodeo of Champions will have hundreds of top rodeo professionals competing in traditional rodeo events such as; bull riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, and barrel racing. The Wrangler Champions Challenge is a televised event, touring with the top champions of the PRCA. This event gives you the experience of the National Finals Rodeo, it is the best of the best competing for big money purses. For tickets, call 407-67RODEO or visit www.silverspursrodeo.com To build a partnership with the Silver Spurs Rodeo, contact Wendi Jeannin of B&B Promotions at 321-6241606.GriefShare RecoveryThe GriefShare recovery and support group meets at First Baptist Church of St. Cloud, 1717 13th St., on Thursday nights from 7-8:30 p.m. beginning Jan. 16, 2014. A second location for meetings is the Village Church at Good Samaritan Village, 1441 Hoeger Circle, Kissimmee, Friday mornings from 10-11:30 a.m. beginning Jan. 17, 2014. GriefShare features nationally recognized experts on grief and recovery topics. Seminar sessions include The Journey of Grief, When Your Spouse Dies, Your Family and Grief, Why? and Stuck in Grief. Following the presentation, all those present may share their experiences, their questions, and their reactions to grief. It is a safe place for all. This 13-week session is open to people of all faiths who have suffered the loss of a loved one. For more information, contact Nancy Boss at 407-873-1067 or email bossdn1@ yahoo.com.Golden WeddingWere you married in 1964? Wed love to celebrate your 50th wedding anniversary with you. The Golden Wedding Anniversary program will be followed by a buffet. Bring a dish to share. After the buffet, there will be dancing to the music of the Osceola Community Orchestra. The Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration is at 7 p.m., Feb. 11 at the St. Cloud Community Center, 3101 17th St. Friends and family are welcome. For more information contact John Dutt at 407-744-1700.In the MoodIn the Mood, a 1940s all-dancing, all-singing Big Band revue comes to the Osceola Performing Arts Center Theatre, 3141 N. Orange Blossom Trail, Kissimmee, Jan. 12 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $35, $29 and $25, group discounts are available. For ticket information call 800 595-4849.Wills and Trusts seminarSavannah Court Assisted Living Community will host a complimentary informational lecture presented by Wealth Preservation Associates & Capital Estate Services. The topic for the presentation will be Wills and Trusts. The lecture information is provided purely as an educational service. No legal matters will be discussed and all requests for further information will be referred to appropriate legal counsel for individual consultation. Have you recently relocated to Florida? Updated your will? Have a durable power of attorney? This The city of Kissimmee has announced that its 2013 Employee of the Year is Jamie Paul. Paul has worked in the Parks, Recreation and Public Facilities department for two years, where she serves as a recreation and leisure services coordinator with the Chambers Park Community Center. In 2013, Jamie partnered with the Professional Opportunities Program for Students to get summer jobs for teens, and pursued a transportation program to pick up students from local schools. She oversees a daily after-school program that houses about 100 children, helping them with homework or encouraging them to read. Jamies reputation as a recreation professional preceded her. When she accepted t he job offer to come to work for the City of Kissimmee, I was thankful because I knew she would bring her talents, dedication and professionalism with her. I knew she was the exact fit for us but more importantly, for the citizens she serves. Jamie is an incredible leader and serves as in inspiration to all of us in the department. I am so pleased that her peers also saw that she places her service above herself and was selected as the Citys Employee of the Year, the most prestigious employee award the City offers said Director of Parks, Recreation and Public Facilities Dan Loubier. Nominees for this award included the City of Kissimmee 2013 Employees of the Month: January-Mike Rosemayer; FebruaryStacie Miller; MarchKevin King; April Jamie Paul; M ayJeffr y Hanna; JuneRandy Madison; JulyRobert OShields; AugustBrian Champion; SeptemberNancy Jewell; O ctoberElisabeth Richter; NovemberLisandro Ramirez; DecemberJose Fernandez. Paul was honored during the annual employee holiday luncheon and will receive a $400 savings bond and a day off with pay. Her photo will be displayed in the lobby of City Hall throughout 2014. For more information, contact the City of Kissimmee at 407-518-2314.Leisure services coordinator named Kissimmee employee of the year Paul By Katie Petty For the News-Gazette When St. Cloud Utilities (SCU) opened a new C ustomer Service W alk-In Center earlier this year, it was Information T echnology (IT) Network Analyst Steve Nash who made sure the project went over without a hitch. The city of St. Cloud enacted its Public Services Utilities Billing System Transition Project earlier this year. The project called for an updated customer service center that could process payments for bills from both SCU and Orlando Utilities Commissions (OUC). Nash was credited with installing and configuring many of the technologies that were pivotal to the C ustomer Service W alk-In Centers success. Some of the devices Nash worked with included computers, phones, copiers and fax machines. The biggest challenge Nash e ncountered during the project was configuring receipt printers so they would comply with both SCU and OUCs systems. The receipt printers d ealt with two divergent systems and each had to c onnect to one specific device. Nash said via an email message. It was largely Nashs work for the Customer Service Walk-In Center that got him recognized as the city of St. Clouds Employee of the Year for 2013 on Dec. 13. I was truly honored and humbled by this distinction, Nash said in a press release from the city of St. Cloud. However, I need to make sure that everyone knows that this recognition would not have been possible without the support of the entire IT team. Nash taught himself about IT through trial and error at home and later obtained an associates degree in computer science from the Community College of Rhode Island. I have always tried to figure things out and learn how things work, Nash said. I was interested in IT because of its broadness and because it is essential in everyday life. IT has such an immense impact on society. Nash previously served in t he U.S. Air Force and worked at a fire department in Rhode Island for 26 years. Steves impeccable work ethics were visible throughout the transition process, Public Services Administrator Veronica Miller said. I believe that his assistance with the system hardware was integral to our successful opening of the St. Cloud Utilities Customer Service Walk-In Center allowing the City to accept both OUC and St. Cloud Utility payments. Information technology analyst named St. Cloud employee of the year Photo/City of St. CloudInformation Technology Network Analyst Steve Nash (center) is the city of St. Cloud Employee of the Month for November and the 2013 City of St. Cloud Employee of the Year. He is congratulated by Mayor Rebecca Borders and Information Technology Director Howard DeYoung.At the organizations Inaugural Gala Dinner Nov. 8 at Leu Gardens in Orlando, the Tri-County League of Cities presented Osceola County C ommissioner M ichael Harf ord with its Osceola County Commissioner of the Year Distinguished Service Award. Elected and appointed officials from Orange, Seminole, and Osceola counties were in attendance. Harford was named for the award for his leadership and relationship with the cities of Kissimmee and St. Cloud, a county press release said. I am humbled and honored to receive this Distinguished Service award, Harford said. The residents of Kissimmee and St. Cloud are citizens of Osceola County and as a County Commissioner, I am diligently working with our municipalities. Together is how we work to accomplish more for our cities and the entire county. Kissimmee City Commissioner Sara Shaw was part of the nominating committee and said Harford was an example of the leagues mission to bring together the various government boards of Orange, Seminole, and Osceola counties to mutual assist in the solving the regions challenges. He helps promote the exchange of ideas and fosters greater civic consciousness among the citizens of Osceola County and its cities, in addition to being an advocate for tourism, the environment and transportation, Shaw said. (He) is very supportive of both Kissimmee and St. Clouds efforts to provide services needed and wanted by our residents. Marilyn Crotty, executive director of the league, said the organization decided to recognize county commissioners for the first time this year because county officials are an integral part of its issue-oriented, Harford wins league distinguished service award Jan. and SerPark. future! your finances. series. www.ocfcs. eventbrite.com. WednesProduce ExtenHeriKissimmee Interto are prodgrowing what marbusiness question time. Register at http://oc agriculture.eventbrite.com. From 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 9, 16, 20, 30, and Feb. 6, Clothing Construction Series Adults (age 18 and older) at Extension Services, Osceola Heritage Park. Its never too late to learn how to sew because these skills never go out of style. This class is for adults who want to learn how to sew. Participants will work on projects during the five weeks and learn basics of sewing and how to use a machine. The program is free but all materials must be purchased by the participant. Register at www.ocfcs. eventbrite.com. Landscape U CEU Series. All classes held at: Orange County Extension Services from 8 a.m. to noon each day at 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando. Register at http://Land scapeU.eventbrite.com Attend one class or all Fees apply. Tuesday, Jan. 14 Trees Tuesday, Feb. 11 Palms Tuesday, March 11 Annuals & Perennials Get the dirt on the basics of horticulture in this series of classes for landscape & pest control professionals. Taught by our knowledgeable extension agents and industry professionals, each session includes hands on activities for your learning pleasure! CEU details on website. For any questions, call 407-254-9200. From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 15, Small Steps to Health and Wealth Part 1 at Extension Services at Osceola Heritage Park. Take charge of your future! Take action to improve your health and personal finances. This class is a three-part series. Register at www.ocfcs. eventbrite.com. From 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, Adaptive Gardening at Extension Services, Osceola Heritage Park, 1921 Kissimmee Valley Lane, Kissimmee. Proper use of tools and techniques for easier gardening Register at http://ocagriculture.eventbrite.com. From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 22, Small Steps to Health and Wealth Part 2, at Extension Services, Osceola Heritage Park. Take charge of your future. Take action to improve your health and personal finances. This class is a three-part series. Part one is a pre-requisite. Call 321-697-3000 to register From 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, Central Florida Air Potato Mega-Raid at Osceola County and various other locations. We need volunteers to gather potatoes that fall from the vines to keep them from sprouting next year. Join us in tackling one of Central Floridas biggest pest plants, help the environment, and have lots of fun. Register at http://tinyurl. com/raidit From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 29 Small Steps to Health and Wealth Part 3 at Extension Services, Osceola Heritage Park, 1921 Kissimmee Valley Lane, Kissimmee. Take charge of your future. Take action to improve your health and personal finances. This class is a three-part series. Parts one and two are a pre-requisite. Call 321-697-3000 to register. Extension Services See Community, page B-3
Page B2, Paul aka Pablo Orlando was born Aug. 25, 1857 in the small village of Corleone, Sicily. Paul Orlando met Bernadine DiLibretto and they married in Corleone, Sicily in 1880. They had several children born in Sicily before they decided to emigrate to the U.S. They entered America through the Port of New York in 1890 and settled down in the Borough of Manhattan. Eventually, they moved to New Rochelle, a village in Westchester County, New York They both died there sometime after the end of World War II. They had the following known children born in Sicily and in the U.S.: 1. Matilda Orlando, was born in Corleone, Sicily. She married to a Joseph Armato in New York City. 2. Vincent aka Vincenzo Orlando, was born 1883 in Corleone, Sicily. He became a physician and died in Webster, N.Y. 3. Josephine Orlando, was born about 1890 and married John Florio in New York City. 4. John Orlando, was born about 1891 and was married in New York City. 5. Salvatore Orlando, was born 1896 in New York City. He was married. 6. Thomas Orlando, was born about 1899 in New York City. He was married and died about 1961 in Bethpage, N.Y. He had children living in Kentucky and in New York. 7. Julius Caesar Orlando, was born 1903 in New York. He married a woman named Bessie and died in New Rochelle, N.Y. He is survived by a daughter named Delores. There may have been other children w ho were e ither born in Sicily or in New York. Their names and dates of births and deaths are presently unknown. Information about the whereabouts living or deceased of all of the descendants of Paul and Bernardino Orlando is sought in order to settle an estate inheritance matter that is pending in the probate court. The above had a distant relative who died recently without the benefit of a will and the court does not know who and where all of the rightful heirs are. If they are not found, the court may deposit the $400,000 with the state treasury. If you are related or have any information about the family genealogy pertaining to the Orlando family, contact the offices of Cushing Forensic Genealogy, Kissimmee, by calling 407-933 4778. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org New year, new beginnings. The year 2014 brings with it the opportunity to bring changes and refresh things too valuable to discard. There are many amenities coming to the Poinciana community, including the expansion of the community center to include the construction of a new swimming pool. Vance Harmon Park will be refurbished and it too will include a swimming pool. The Poinciana Community Center will continue to be the hub of community services and programs, as well as a site for the numerous civic groups. The addition of social service information compliments and meets the needs of some residents. Make 2014 your year to get involved and become active in your community. Your local public library, the Poinciana Branch Library, always offers something for everyone. On Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 7 p.m., guest author Lit Epstein will discuss her book The Complete Idiots Guide to Social Security and Medicare. Every month a local author visits the Poinciana Library to talk about their work and publishing experience. Toddler Tales is a fun, interactive program for the younger set. Toddlers enjoy stories, games and activities while learning new vocabulary. Toddler Tales will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays, Jan. 8, 15, 22 and 29. Pre-School Rockin Readers are in the house at 11 a.m. following Toddler Tales. Read books, share stories and sing songs. This activity also helps teach teamwork. Children in grades 1 to 5 can have fun with Kitchen Science. Concoct crazy and wild science experiments with food found in your own kitchen. Kitchen Science will be on Tuesdays, Jan. 14, 21 and 28 at 4:30 p.m. The Osceola Teen Ambassadors are committed to create and assist with opportunities for greater community involvement by assisting and implementing library events, and acting as a liaison for students and the library. Teens are invited to join this group, which will meet Jan. 15, 22, and 20, from 3 to 6 p.m. There are two nights schedules for children to enjoy Bedtime Math Pajama Parties at the Poinciana Library. Solve puzzles and complete some unique math problems before leaving with a mathematical goody bag. The Bedtime Math Pajama Parties will be on Thursdays, Jan. 16 and 30, at 6:30 p.m. The Poinciana Branch Library is at 101 N. Doverplum Ave. All library programs are free and open to the public. Try the Y in 2014. The free play day at the Poinciana Family YMCA is Friday, Jan. 3. Try a zumba class, shoot some hoops or try kickboxing. This is free to Poinciana residents The first Saturday of each month is Family Day at the Poinciana Family YMCA. The Y is open to the community this month Saturday, Jan. 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. Enjoy the gym and outdoor activities for free. Children must be accompanied by an adult. If your teen is looking for something fun to do, try Friday Night Hoops. On Friday, Jan. 10, from 8 to 11 p.m. youth ages 12 to 16 can enjoy a night of basketball fun. There is no cost for members. Its $2 for non-members. Midnight basketball will be held Friday, Jan. 24. Ages 12 to 18 can shoot some hoops from 8 p.m. to midnight. Cost is $3 for all. The Poinciana Family YMCA is located at 397 Marigold Ave. For more information, call 863-4961814. If you have any Poinciana news or information that you would like to share call Lisa DCato at 407846-7122 or email news@ osceolanewsgazette.com. Lisa DCatoPoinciana Writer New amenities on tap for the Poinciana community in 2014Searching for the rightful heir of Pablo Orlando Jerry CushingMr. Rightful Heir Do you have Osceola County news?If you have news that you would like to share with the Osceola NewsGazette, contact Editor B rian McBride at 321-4020436. You may fax information to the newspape r at 407-846-8516 or email it to email@example.com or news@osceolanews gaz e tte.com. 7 SIGN UP N NOW FOR MusUSIC & VOICE LEssSSONsS FULL LINE OF: OPEN: Mon-Fri. 10am-7pm; Sat. 10am-6pm23 BROADWAY DOWNTOWN KISSIMMEE 407-8476744 4 MAKINSON HARDWAREYour Hometown Hardware Store For All Your Business And Home NeedsFLORIDAS OLDEST HARDWAREDOWNTOWN KISSIMMEE308 BROADWAY407-847-2100 1 8 W. DARLINGTON 407-846-1553 by Bette & Lauren Draperies &Interiors Ser ving Osceola County Since 1970 Se e 106 Chur ch St 5 Laniers Historic Downtown Marketplace 108 BROADWAY407-933-5679 www.laniersantiques.com 2 Go Green. Recycle. 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Saturday, January 2, 2014 NEWS-GAZETTE, Page B3 seminar is for you. The seminar will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 6 p.m. Savannah Court, 3791 Old Canoe Creek Road, St. Cloud. Free facility tours will be offered prior to the start of the seminar. The program is complimentary and reservations are required. RSVP to Savannah Court 407892-8502 or Joe McQuaid at 407-593-2243. AARP Driver Safety ClassAn AARP driver safety class will be held on Friday, Jan. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1500 Village Oak Lane, Kissimmee, at the Senior Friends building near the Publix at Pleasant Hill and John Young intersection. Reserve your spot by Calling Ron at 407-944-9718. Leave a message and phone call will be returned as soon as possible. Limit first 25 people.Caribbean and Floridian AssociationThe Caribbean and Floridian Association holds its regular general monthly meetings every fourth Saturday of the month at 6 p.m. Meetings are held at Solid Rock Youth and Educational Center located at 1904 N. Michigan Ave, Kissimmee. All are welcome to attend. For more information call CAFA at 407-953-5544.New Years Eve partyThe Kissimmee Elks Club will host a New Years Eve party Tuesday, Dec. 31, at the club on Kings Highway in Kissimmee. Cocktails will be at 6 p.m., with dinner served at 7 p.m. The menu will be surf and turf.Breakfast will be served at 12:30 a.m. Entertainment will be provided by Martin Gallagher. Cost is $40 for club members; $45 for non-members. For more information and for tickets, contact Michal Lucas at 407-883-0252 or email at mllucas555@ yahoo.com.Boy Scouts Spaghetti dinnerThe Boy Scouts of Troop 192 will be serving a spaghetti dinner at the First United Methodist Church at 1000 10th Street, St. Cloud, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11. A single dinner includes homemade spaghetti sauce over pasta, garlic bread, salad, beverage and dessert for $7. A party of four dines for $24. Dine in or carry out. The next spaghetti dinner will be Feb. 8. For more information on this event or on the troop, visit the website: www.stcloud192. mytroop.us.DAV 148The DAV Service officer is on site every Tuesday at noon until 4 p.m. He will be there to help with your military benefits needs. The DAV welcome all veterans and their families. We will honor all military membership cards, VFW, DAV, etc., and active duty identification cards. All day, every Wednesday is Ladies Night. Special drink prices for the ladies. The DAV will have bingo cards three for $20 or $10 each. Barnyard Meat Bingo is every first and third Saturday of every month starting at noon. Every Friday is Red Shirt Friday but if you come in wearing a red shirt showing your support for our military troops serving overseas, youll get the special $1 long neck beer on the second and fourth Friday of each month. We are located at 21 E. Keen St., Kissimmee, 4078464141.Elvis tributePeter Alden and Steven Gillis will perform tributes to Elvis from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the American Legion Post 10, 200 Lakeshore Drive, Kissimmee. Tickets will be sold at the door for $10 per person. Food may be purchased from the kitchen. For more information, call Shirley at 407-922-4502 or 407-847-3012.DivorceCare programPoinciana Christian Church, 3181 Pleasant Hill Road, Kissimmee, will host a 13-week DivorceCare program from Jan. 12 through April 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 407-870-9700.AARP Smart Driver ClassA Smart Driver Class will be Jan. 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Osceola County Council on Aging, 700 Generation Point, Kissimmee. AARP offers a Driver Safety Course smart-driver designed to help all drivers behind the wheel. Insurance providers could offer a reduction in premiums for Florida drivers 55 and older who successfully complete this course. A certificate of completion will be provided and a $20 non-members payable on the day of the class. AARP members can get in for just $15. For more information, call 1-888-227-7669. Heritage MuseumThe St. Cloud Heritage Museum, 1012 Massachusetts Ave., hosts a historical scavenger hunt every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for school are children to young adults; discover, learn, and have fun during this special journey to the past. The museum is open to the public for learning about St. Cloud history as well as military memorabilia. Every Friday, historian Roger Heiple, brings history to life for visitors. Museum hours are: Thursday Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call Jean Witherington at 407957-4347, or email jowgen@ embarqmail.com. Looking for scholarships and/or sponsors Eighth-graders at Kissimmee Middle School will be traveling to Washington D.C. in May 2014. They are in need of local business owners and community members that might be interested in providing sponsorship or scholarship money to help lower the cost of the trip. Contact Karen Hernandez for more details at 407-870-0857, Ext. 09229Narcoossee Area Historical SocietyThe Narcoossee Area Chapter of the Osceola County Historical Society meets every first Monday of the month in the Narcoossee Community Center, 5354 Rambling Road, Narcoossee, at 6 p.m. Its first project is to restore the 1886 Narcoossee Schoolhouse. New members are welcome! For more information, visit www. narcoosseehistory.org or call 407-595-6727.American Legion Post 10The American Legion Post 10 Kissimmee, 200 Lake Shore Blvd. will hold the following events: Sundays from noon until closing are game days, free pool, bowling, and ping-pong. On Mondays free Texas Hold-Em will begin at 5 p.m., the public is invited. On Tuesdays karaoke will run from noon until 4 p.m., the public is welcome; Euchre also will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. and also is open to the public. Wednesdays are Barn Yard Bingo every first and third Wednesday. Thursdays are Barn Yard Bingo every second and fourth Thursdays. On Fridays, a seafood dinner will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. followed by entertainment by a live band and dancing from 7 to 11 p.m., the public is invited. On Saturdays, dinner will be served from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. followed by entertainment by a live band and dancing, the public is invited. The American Legion Post 10 has a large hall available for rent for special occasions. Anyone interested may contact Judy. For more information, call 407-847-4193.Xi Lambda NuXi Lambda Nu, a local chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, is hosting its fifth Annual Jazz Up Your January Event with A Salute to America, featuring Starlites, a local performing trio. In addition, the local Civic Air Patrol will be participating in a Presentation of Colors. The event will be Jan. 25 at the Osceola County Council On Aging at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $15 per person which includes luncheon, entertainment and door prizes. There also will be a separate gift basket raffle. This event is held each year to raise funds for local charities and this years beneficiary will be The Wounded Warrior Project. For more information, call Marianne Davitt at 407-8477912.Celiac/Crohns support groupThe Celiac/Crohns support group meets the second Wednesday of every month at Pro Health Family Physicians, 3100 17th Street, St. Cloud, from 6 to 9 p.m. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call Barb Thomas at 407-9085607 or email, bthomas@ embargmail.com.Social Dance/ Country DanceMonday nights from 7 to 10 p.m. are Social Dance nights at the St. Cloud Senior Center in Hall A; live bands every Monday, all year long. These dances are subject to hall maintenance scheduling. A donation of $4 per person is requested. Saturday nights from 7 to 10 p.m. are Country Dance nights at the St. Cloud Senior Center in Hall A; live bands on Fridays, November through April. On these months, a donation of $4 per person is requested. On other months, music will be provided by a DJ and admission is free. All ages are welcome. For more information regarding the social dance, call John McMahon at, 407951-9700.Line DanceThe Smith N W ester n Advanced Line Dance Club meets at the St. Cloud Senior Center on Fridays from 6 to 9 p.m. in Hall A. There will be lessons and open dance; a basic knowledge of line dance steps is required. All ages are welcome. A donation of $2 per person is requested. For more information, call Gail Smith at 407-408-5039.Fun Seekers Travel ClubThe Fun Seekers Travel Club meets the second Monday of every month at the Elks Lodge on Kings Highway in Kissimmee. The meeting will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Day trips, overnights and cruises will be discussed. For more information on trips or about the club, call 407-846-0088 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website grouptravelspecialistskiss.comAhoy Travel ClubThe Ahoy Carefree Travel Club meetings will be at 12:30 p.m. on the first and third Mondays at the Kissimmee Knights of Columbus, 2000 Neptune Road, Kissimmee. Lunch is available. No membership fee is required. Travel includes day bus trips, overnights, cruises and international travel. For additional information, call Donna, liaison officer, at 407-569-2118 or email email@example.com.Historical Society needs volunteersThe Osceola County Historical Society is looking for volunteers to greet and give tours to guests at the Pioneer Village. Join the village in educating the community and visitors to what life was like in Osceola County during the late 1800s. If you can spare one to three hours per week, consider being a volunteer in any number roles with our organization, from greeters and tour guides, to office help or grounds keepers, theres a role that is a perfect fit for you. Training will be provided for all roles. To explore the possibilities, call volunteer coordinator Terry Hooker at 407-396-8644, Ext. 7, or email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to check out our website at osceolahistory.org. Greyhound adoptionsThe public is invited to come every third Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pet Supermarket, 2924 13th St., St. Cloud, 407-498-0929, located one mile east of Walmart, to meet retired racing greyhounds ready for adoption. These are mature, adult dogs and they transition very easily into homes. Most get along great with other dogs and children and many are cat friendly, as well. Get to know the dogs and speak with local greyhound owners. For more information, call Gods Greyts Greyhound Group at 407-578-7496 or go to www.godsgreyts.com. Kissimmee LionsThe Kissimmee Lions Club meets the first and third Monday of each month at the clubhouse, 3050 Lions Court, just off Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Men and women 18 and older are invited to visit the club. Used glasses and hearing aids will be collected. For more information, call Phyllis Brannaman at 407847-2744. Heritage MuseumThe St. Cloud Heritage Museum hosts a historical scavenger hunt every Saturday from 11 a.m. 3 p.m. for school age children to adults. Discover, learn and have fun during this very special journey to the past. The museum is open to the public for learning about St Cloud history as well as military memorabilia. For museum information, contact Jean Witherington at 407-957-4347 or jow email@example.com. Museum hours are Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1012 Massachusetts Ave., St. Cloud The St. Cloud Line Dance Club The St. Cloud Line Dance Club, 3101 17th St., St. Cloud, meets: Monday, novice (2-2:30 p.m.); beginner 2:30-3 p.m.); intermediate (3-5 p.m.). Thursday, novice (5:30-6 p.m.); beginner (6-7 p.m.); intermediate (7-9 p.m.). Its a $1 donation for the day. Call Glenda Brown at 407-744-3892 for more information.Heel and Toe Square Dance ClubHeel & Toe Square Dance Club meets at the Senior Center Annex, 702 Indiana Ave., in St. Cloud, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., every Monday. No experience is necessary; beginners receive lessons at the start of the evening. The minimum age for dancing is 10 years old. Come as an individual, couple, or a family. Everyone is welcome. The cost is $5 per person per lesson. For more information call Ellen Bell or Paul Kurek at 407-931-1688.Access FloridaNew Horizon Family Center, 2958 Pleasant Hill Road Kissimmee, has programs on food assistance, temporary cash assistance, and Medicaid to help in purchasing food, paying home expenses, and paying for medical services. Assistance is available Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or call to make an appointment. For more information call, 407-201-7906.Greater Osceola Fitness & Running (GOFAR)Walkers and runners are welcome to participate in GOFAR on Tuesdays starting at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Cloud Lakefront Marina, Wednesdays starting at 6:30 p.m. at Vintage Vino, Kissimmee, and Thursdays starting at 6:30 p.m. at the corner of 10th Street and New York, St. Cloud.GriefShare groupThe GriefShare recovery Not sheepish An AARP driver safety class will be held on Friday, Jan. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1500 Village Oak Lane, Kissimmee, at the Senior Friends building near the Publix at Pleasant Hill and John Young intersection. Reserve your spot by Calling Ron at 407-944-9718. Limit first 25 people.Drive safeNews-Gazette Photo/Andrew SullivanEight-year-old Aiden Dampier and Abby the sheep were on hand to greet visitors to the Osceola County Historical Societys Cracker Christmas event on Dec. 14 at the Pioneer Village. The event featured childrens arts, crafts and activities including photos with Santa and tea and story time with Mrs. Claus.CommunityContinued from Page B-1 See Community, page B-3
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Worship Services: Sunday School...10:00am Morning Worship...11:15am Wednesday Bible Study...6:00pm 4501 Reaves Rd. Kissimmee, FL 34746 321-402-6684 OR 407-933-1794 Sunday Worship: 8:15am & 11:00am Traditional 9:40am Contemporary FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCHKissimmee 101 West Dakin Ave., Kissimmee, www.kissimmeefumc.orgOpen hearts. Open minds. Open doors.The people of The United Methodist Church Lock Haven Baptist Church14246 Boggy Creek Road Orlando, FL 32824 (407) 851-5420 LANE STOCKTON, PAs S TOR SCHEDULE OF SERVICEsS Sunday School . ..................................... 10:00 am Morning Service . ................................... 11:00 am Evening Service . ..................................... 6:30 pm Wednesday Service . ............................... 7:00 pmwww.lockhavenbaptist.org KISSIMMEE CONGREGATION FORMINGSunday Worship: 10:00am For more information Call 407-591-0251www.redeemerkissimmee.org and support group meets at First Baptist Church of St. Cloud, 1717 13th St., on Thursday nights from 7 to 8:30 p.m. A second location for meetings is the Village Church at Good Samaritan Village, 1441 Hoeger Circle, Kissimmee, Friday mornings from 10 to 11:30 a.m. GriefShare features nationally recognized experts on grief and recovery topics. Seminar sessions include The Journey of Grief, When Your Spouse Dies, Your Family and Grief, Why? and Stuck in Grief. Following the presentation, all those present may share their experiences, their questions, and their reactions to grief. It is a safe place for all. This 13-week session is open to people of all faiths who have suffered the loss of a loved one. For more information, contact Nancy Boss at 407-873-1067 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Goodwill seeks volunteers Goodwill Industries of Central Florida is calling for volunteers at its retail stores, warehouse and administrative offices. The hours are flexible and positions are suitable for volunteers of all skill levels, including students (must be 16 or older), retirees or anyone who wants to give back and support Goodwills mission of helping people with barriers to employment find jobs. To apply, visit www.goodwillcfl.org volunteering opportunities are listed under the Donate tab. For any additional questions, or to arrange volunteer groups, contact Darlene Kaiser at 407-235-1536 or email@example.com.Eagles bing oThe Eagles 4048 group plays bingo at 4 p.m. every Sunday and 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Its at the Eagles building, 15 W. Darlington Ave., Kissimmee, near the Kissimmee Police Department station. Everyone is welcome. For m ore information, call 407-8464990. Visit www.celebrationhealth. com for more information. St. Cloud Senior Center eventsThe following events are hosted weekly by the St. Cloud Senior Center. On Monday nights a Social Dance is held in Hall A from 7 to 10 p.m. Live bands are present all Mondays, all year. A donation of $ per person is requested. For more information call John McMahon at, 407-9519700. On Saturday nights a Country Dance is held in Hall A from 7 to 10 p.m. Live bands are present November thru April. A donation of $4 per person is requested. In other months music will be provided by a DJ and admission to the dance is free. All ages are welcome to Line dance and Social dance to a variety of music. For more information call John Dutt at, 407-957-2295. On Fridays The Smith N Western Advanced Line Dance Club meets at the St. Cloud Senior Center in Hall A from 6 to 9 p.m. for lessons and open dance. Basic knowledge of line dance steps is required. All ages are welcome. A donation of $2 per person is requested. For more information call Gail Smith at, 407-408-5039. Church offeringCome enjoy a free meal at 6 p.m., a short service at 7 p.m., and a giveaway of groceries following the end of service every Wednesday at the Altar St. Cloud Vineyard Church at 1215 Old Hickory Tree, St. Cloud.EuchreEuchre is played every Tuesday at the American Legion post 10 on Lake shore Drive at 1 p.m.. A beginners lesson is at 12:20 p.m. Everyone is invited.Central Florida Cash Flow ClubThe Central Florida Cash Flow Club meets the first Saturday of every month at noon at Nikkis corner caf 3277 S. John Young Parkway Kissimmee, 407-910-4228. Learn the secrets of becoming rich by having fun and playing Robert Kiyosakis popular board game Cash Flow 101. The game teaches the basics of fundamental investing, how to take control of personal finances and how to invest with greater confidence in real estate and other businesses. The Cashflow board game is recommended for adults and children age 10 and older. Contact Brad Lee at 407201-8088 for more information.Kissimmee Writers GroupThe Kissimmee Writers Group is looking for fiction writers and authors of all genres. Attendance is free and open to everyone, from aspiring writer to published author. The group motto is Writers Helping Writers, and member benefits include education, critique, networking, and support. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month from 6-8 p.m. at the Hart Memorial Library in downtown Kissimmee, 211 E. Dakin Ave., Kissimmee. For more information, email Randy Austin at firstname.lastname@example.org. L ine dance The Smith N Western Advanced Line Dance Club meets at the St. Cloud Senior Center Fridays from 6 to 9 p.m. in Hall A. There are lessons and open dance. Basic knowledge of line dance steps is required. All ages are welcome. A donation of $2 per person is requested. For more information, call Gail Smith at 407-408-5039.St. Cloud Senior Center weekly eventsMonday Night : There is a social dance from 7 to 10 p.m. in Hall A. There is a live band on Mondays, but is subjected to hall maintenance schedules. A donation of $4 per person is requested. For more information, call John McMahon at 407-951-9700. Saturday night: There is a country-style dance from 7 to 10 p.m. in Hall A. There are live bands from November through April. A donation of $4 per person is requested. During the other months the music will be by a DJ and admission is free. All ages are welcome. For more information, call John Dutt at 407-957-2295.Celebrate RecoveryCome celebrate recovery at the Celebrate Recovery Program, dealing with lifes hurts, habits and hang-ups, at Cornerstone Family Church, 2925 Canoe Creek Road, St. Cloud, every Friday night from 7 to 10 p.m. Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered 12-step recovery program based on the eight principles found in Matthew 5. Celebrate Recovery offers a person the opportunity to participate in a group fellowship where love and hope combine with Gods purpose to mend out lives. Cornerstone Family Kitchen serves a free meal from 6 to 8 p.m. for struggling families in the community and Celebrate Recovery participants.American Legion Post 80 eventsThe American Legion of St. Cloud Post 80, 1019 Pennsylvania Ave., will have the following events. On Mondays, bingo will be at 6 p.m. in the smoke-free Civic Hall. On Tuesdays, the dart tournament will start at 7:30 p.m. On Wednesdays, dinner specials run from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays are free pool. Dinner specials run from 5 to 8 p.m., $1 drafts are available, and Trivia Game Night begins at 8 p.m. Fridays are free shuffleboard from 3 to 7 p.m., grill menu weekly, prime rib dinners on the first and third weeks, and N.Y. strip steak on the second and fourth weeks. Saturdays are road kill bingo on the first and third weeks and N.Y. strip steak on the second and fourth weeks. On Sundays breakfast will run from 8 to 11 a.m. and bar bingo will run from 2 to 4 p.m. Post 80 is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you are a veteran, or the spouse, son or daughter of a veteran, we invite you to speak with us regarding membership in the American Legion, Auxiliary, Riders, or Sons of the American Legion. Serving veterans is out only goal. For more information, call the post at 407-892-8808 or Mike Turco at 352-527-1261.Osceola Friends of the LibraryThe Osceola Friends of the Library Board of Directors meets the second Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. at the Hart Memorial Branch Library. Membership is open for active or supportive status. For more information, contact the Friends of the Library, P.O. Box 702087, St. Cloud, FL, 34770-2087.Music, dancing eventThere will be live classic country music and some 1950s rock and roll, dancing and some line dancing Tuesday nights from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Osceola County Council on Aging, 700 Generation Point, Kissimmee. There is no admittance fee but there will be 50/50 tickets sold to help support the effort. Bring a covered dish or snack to be part of the meals at break time. For more information, call 407-892-3335. B ingoBingo is held every Wednesday in the VFW Post 3227 hall. Early bird games begin at 6:30 p.m. with regular bingo starting at 7 p.m. Call the post at 407-892-6761 for membership eligibility information and upcoming events. New York Artist ShopNo cost creative writing classes/meetings with a focus on poetry will be led by local poet George Bishop at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday nights. If you are a poet, have written poetry in the past, or just enjoy the messages poetry and poetry alone can suggest to us, then this class is for you. For more information call Denise at 407-957-1583. Osceola Stamp ClubThe Osceola Stamp Club meets the first and third Wednesday of the month from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Barney E. Veal Center, 700 Generation Point, Kissimmee. Come trade, sell and meet other stamp collectors. New members are welcome and needed to keep the club going. For more information, call Charles Frazer at 407-2014192.SC soccer teams seek playersThe St. Cloud Soccer Club seeks players for its U15 and U16 boys teams. To schedule a tryout, contact Brian Cecil at saintcloudstampede@gmail. com.Historical SocietyThe Narcoossee Area Chapter of the Osceola County Historical Society meets every first Monday of the month starting at 6 p.m. in the Narcoossee Community Center, 5354 Rambling Road, Narco-CommunityContinued from Page B-3
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There also be a live band. There are special events coming up that can be found in a calendar at the door. The lodge has been nonsmoking since 2011.Griefshar eGriefShare support and recovery group meets at First Baptist Church of Kissimmee, 1700 N. John Young Parkway, Kissimmee. GriefShare meets every Wednesday from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. for 13 weeks. Each session is selfcontained, so you may begin at any time during the 13-week cycle. Childcare is available. Adults 18 years and over are better served in this group. GriefShare is a grief recovery support group where you can find help and healing for the hurt of losing a loved one through death. This group of friendly, caring people will walk along side of you through one of lifes most difficult experiences. GriefShare features a video series with nationally recognized experts on grief and recovery topics. For more information, call 407-847-3138, or e-mail email@example.com.American Legion Post 10The American Legion Post, Kissimmee, FL will hold the following events: Tuesdays, Karaoke from noon to 4 p.m., food served. Friday, Bingo at 5:30 p.m. and a Seafood dinner from 5:30 to 7:30. Saturdays, Full course dinner served every Saturday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Music by local bands and dancing from 7 to 11 p.m. Sunday, Bingo from 3 to 7 p.m. Nominations for officers during General Meetings, Feb., March, and April. Elections will be held on May 4, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information call 407-847-4193.The Spirit of Gun Club of Central FloridaThe Spirit of Gun Club of Central Florida meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Royal St. Cloud Golf Links, 5310 Michigan Ave, in St. Cloud. For more information or to RSVP, call Jed Suhl at 407908-0568 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.German American ClubThe Osceola German Club meets the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Elks Club on Kings Highway in Kissimmee. Anyone interested in German culture and meeting new friends is welcome to join the group. For more information, call Kay at 407-931-1645. DARThe Joshua Stevens Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution meetings are held the second Saturday of each month. The group welcomes visitors. Anyone interested in learning more about DAR or need help in searching for possible family members who fought in the war, contact Lori at 407-694-5277 or Carole at 407-846-1992 for more information.Elmers Meal KitchenElmers Meal Kitchen Ministry is a 501c3 approved nonprofit ministry serving free hot meals to the needy and homeless in the community of St. Cloud. A combined total of 33 local community churches, ministry groups, businesses and restaurants have been voluntarily serving for over 12 years. Contact your church leader or current group serving you if you would like to participate in serving meals. If your church cannot serve, get it involved by making love offerings and memorial donations to help purchase food items needed. Elmers Meal Kitchen Director Carol Broski can be reached at 407-957-9839. St. Cloud Horseshoe ClubThe St. Cloud Horseshoe Club invites everyone to join the group. The horseshoe pits are located between the St. Cloud Civic Center and the St. Cloud Senior Center on 17th Street. 010214.TNG rfntbnbff n btff Everything You Want to Know About Cremation, Funeral & Cemetery PlanningLearn how to make it easier for your family.bt ObituariesFor daily obituaries and services please visit our Website: www.aroundosceola.comGRANEC Robert Joseph Granec, 74, of Saint Cloud, Florida, passed away, Sunday, December 22, 2013 at his residence. Robert was born in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin on July 23, 1939, the son of the late Alois and Frances (Schmidt) Granec. Robert is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Jacquelyn A. (Howard) Granec of Saint Cloud; a daughter, Deborah E. Witten and husband Timothy Allen of Garrison, KY; two sons, Paul J. Granec of Saint Cloud, and Rodney J. Granec of Gainesville, AL; 4 grandchildren: Elizabeth, Jennifer, Garren and Michaela. Robert is also survived by six sisters: Annette Kazmierski of Wisconsin; Suzanne Van Horne of Florida; Linda Duensing, Dianne Granec, and Rosemarie Kavemeier all from Wisconsin; and Monica Hotochin of Florida; and a brother, Karl Granec of North Carolina. Robert is preceded in death by a brother, Louie Granec. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 3, 2014 from 4:00 8:00 p.m., at Fisk Funeral Home, Saint Cloud. Services for Robert will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, January 4th at 11:00 a.m., with a visitation from 10:00 11:00 a.m. Arrangements under the care of Fisk Funeral Home, 1107 Massachusetts Ave., St. Cloud, FL 34769. 407-892-2155 STALEY Jean Staley, 83, formerly of Ferris, IL gained her angel wings just in time to spend Christmas in Heaven. Jean died in her St. Cloud, FL home on Monday, December 23, 2013. Jean was born in Keokuk, IA to Harold and Lenore Eaton Riley on January 22, 1930. She is survived by sons Lyle (JoAnn) of Topeka, KS, Ken of Pekin, IL, Glenn of Aurora, IL and daughter Norma, St. Cloud. Her legacy includes 5 grandchildren and 6 beautiful great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, John Bill, her parents, 2 brothers, 3 sisters, a daughter-in-law (Carla) and one grandson (Joshuah.) KERR Karen Lynn Kerr, 70, of Kissimmee passed away Sunday, December 29, 2013 at home with her family by her side. She was born in Oakland, California and moved to Kissimmee in 1973 from Orlando, Florida. She was a retired legal administrator at a local law firm and judicial assistant in Orange County Juvenile Court, Osceola County Teen Court Director. Karen was also a member of the Red Hat Society of Kissimmee, she served on the School board for 12 years from 1978 to 1990, recipient of the Walt Disney World Community Service Award for Teen Court, Karen was a 12 year member of the Child Abuse Prevention Task Force, 8 year member of the Osceola Opportunity Center, Osceola Service League, MADD, Former United Way Director, Osceola Economic Development Council, Executive Council member of Committee of 100, Charter member of the League of Women Voters and many other awards and positions. Karen is survived by her sons: Kevin Kerr of St. Cloud, Florida, Brian Kerr (Carolyn) of Mooresville, North Carolina; 3 grandchildren: Danica Brooker, Brandon Kerr and Sarah Kerr; 1 great grandchild: Mox Brooker. A Memorial Service to Celebrate the Life of Karen Lynn Kerr will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., at Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home. Memorial Contributions may be made to the COPD Foundation, 2937 S.W. 27th PEARSON Fleta B. Pearson, 96, of Kissimmee, passed away Tuesday, December 24, of natural causes. Fleta was born in Richland, Georgia on March 27, 1917 to the late Lloyd and Corena Carson. She remained in Georgia until she was nineteen years old, got married, moved to Holopaw, Florida, and then relocated to Kissimmee, Florida. She became involved in many different activities including church and work. She worked at several different businesses, including the hospital, the school cafeteria, domestic work, and finally the Jelly Factory. She joined St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church in 1946 and immediately became a member of the choir, and the Senior Home Mission. She was also very active in Sunday School, the Usher Board, and a member of the Seniors Outreach Program. She is survived by her two children: daughter, Gloryrene Brown (Leonard) of Kissimmee, FL; and son, Willie B. Boe Pearson (Elizabeth) of Jacksonville, FL; six grandchildren: Lamonte Brown (Revette), Orlando, FL; Tania Crumbley (Hugh), Jacksonville, FL; Gloria R. Emanuel (Acie III), Kissimmee, FL; Zena Pearson and Timothy Pearson all of Jacksonville, FL. Sonja Roulhac, granddaughter (deceased); two sisters: Lillie Bell Shug Moore of Atlanta, GA, and Orice Lee Pearson of Kissimmee, FL; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, great-grandchildren, other relatives, and many friends. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, January 4, 2014, at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, 400 E. Columbia Avenue, Kissimmee, FL 34744 (time to be determined). Arrangements have been entrusted to Marvin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Inc., 232 West Michael Gladden Blvd., Apopka, Florida 32703. Jean was a loyal member of the First United Methodist Church of St. Cloud and a member of the Lydia Mary Circle. A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, January 10, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church, 1000 Ohio Avenue, St. Cloud at 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to Hospice of the Comforter, 480 West Central Parkway, Altamonte Springs, FL. 32714. Arrangements under the direction of Fisk Funeral Home and Crematory, 1107 Massachusetts Ave., St. Cloud, FL 34769. 407-892-2155 www.fiskfh.com Avenue, Suite 302, Miami, Florida 33133. The Kerr family is being cared for by: Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 511 Emmett Street, Kissimmee, FL 34741. 407-847-3188www.conradandthompson. com is now Mobile! AroundOsceola.com AroundOsceola.com Check It Out On Your Smart Phone! All your local news at your ngertips 24 hours a day.
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