Winter Park-Maitland observer
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Title: Winter Park-Maitland observer
Alternate title: Winter Park Maitland observer
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 44 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: G.J.W. Munster
Place of Publication: Winter Park FL
Publication Date: 05-31-2012
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Winter Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Maitland (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Orange County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Orange -- Winter Park
United States -- Florida -- Orange -- Maitland
Coordinates: 28.596111 x -81.346667 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began with v. 1, no. 1, Jan. 26, 1989.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 4, no. 29 (July 16, 1992).
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Politicians railed against term limits and lobbied for a rail sys tem from Orlando International Airport to Miami at the annual Winter Park Political Update Breakfast hosted by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce on May 23. Orange County Mayor Te resa Jacobs said that term limits shouldnt apply to Florida, and she let the audience at the Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center know why. I had always been a believer in term limits until I started to work with the Legislature, she knows there is expiration date on your term. That expiration date can lead to new lawmakers being mar ginalized if they take unpopular stances and are then waited out for their seat. Florida Sen. Andy Gardiner said that lobbyists end up with fore they can gain a grasp of the inner workings of Tallahassee. for 30 years, Gardiner said. By youre term-limited out. Winter Park Mayor Ken Brad ley said that at the lower levels of politics, term limits dont really apply, at least in Winter Park. elected in 25 years with opposi tion, Bradley said. If youre serve longer than your term then youre probably nuts. Trains hit the rails With the SunRail system slowly rising out of the ground, the moderator, Orlando Senti nels Scott Maxwell, asked when passengers. The answer, 2014, wasnt surprising, as it had been a date cited by SunRail organiz ers for years. But there was a sur prise addition. Weve completed initial de sign and hopefully there will be Review: JazzTastings Its hard to believe that one wonderful place could be both a live music destination and a food destination. Page 8 Facebook IPO When a cultural phenomenon such as Facebook meets big money, media frenzy is almost inevitable. Page 13 Wanted: Tree photos Join us in celebrating the glorious tree canopy we have all around: Send in photos of your favorite trees. Page 12 Calendar First Friday Charity Festival on Friday, June 1, debuts an Art Stroll along New Broad Street in Baldwin Park. Page 9 CALL US TODAY FOR A COPY OF Your Guide to Social Security Bob@aSafeHarbor.com | ASafeHarbor.com(407) 644-6646 Learn more visit www.ss.vip2site.com When faced with stormy nancial waters, seek... Call us today for your guide to Social Security!404-644-6646 or visit www.ss.vip2site.com 451 Maitland Ave, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701NEW Dermatology Ofce!407-599-SKIN (7546)*Waive co-payment up to $25 No referral needed Accepting all insurances Dr. John Cottam Dr. Ross Wheeler started working on his Winter Park investment home, hed of not noticing the driveway, or that he passed it, until he hit the next stop sign. Untrimmed trees and over grown shrubs taller than the Brookshire neighborhood house passersby on the street. It was bad, said Courech, who bought the home through Meridian Capital Holdings. Sometimes wed drive by it three times. All that stood out to neigh bors and those that drove by was that it was ugly. So much so, that when one of the producers of the A&E reality show Fix This Yard happened upon the home last October, he sought out the owner to see if theyd be willing up. Courech, also a realtor for Winter Park Land Co., who had bought the home with intentions of reselling it, initially said no to ticipating on the show was more than his company would usu ally budget for landscaping. But after further poking and prod ding from neighbors asking him, PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER This Brookshire neighborhood home will appear on the season nale of the A&E reality show Fix this Yard on Saturday, June 2. Please see YARD on page 2 Yard makeover on national TV A&E transforms Winter Park eyesore into manicured and sold property SARAH WILSON Observer Staff The homes Fix This Yard episode will air at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 2, on A&E. To learn more about the show, visit aetv.com/x-this-yard PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs poses with Winter Park Mayor Ken Bradley at the Winter Park Political Update Breakfast hosted by the Chamber of Commerce on May 23 Please see UPDATE on page 3 Politicians grab crystal balls term limits, commuter rail and Ravaudage ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff


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Page 3 a station before SunRail starts, Mayor Ken Bradley said. The Altamonte station is coming out of the ground. I see a lot of activity. But Jacobs went further, proposing the idea of a connecting spur that would bring passengers to and from Orlando In ternational Airport. Connectivity here would be great, Jacobs said. Were trying to make a con nection between [the Sand Lake Road SunRail station] and the airport. If we can make a connection to the airport imagine youwant to travel to Miami, you can Jacobs said shes working with the Florida Department of Transportation to determine how to create that link. Ravaudage rising Mayor Ken Bradley said that the more than 50-acre mixed-use Ravaudage de velopment along U.S. Highway 17-92 that construction could be a slow process. It may take years to evolve, Bradley said, but said its location between Winter Park and Maitland could make a prom ising new business district. 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Page 4 Business Briefs Community Bulletin 4 Rivers among restaurants to donate to foundation In honor of the 25th anniversary of the James Beard Foundation, ve Central Florida restaurants will join together and pay homage to culinary pioneer James Beard by adding a limited-time entre to their menus. This rst-time promotion includes participants in the national Serving Up James Beard campaign that pledge to donate $1 from each dish sold to the James Beard Foundation Silver Anniversary Scholar ship Drive, which supports aspiring culinary students in their pursuit of success in the hospitality industry. Participating restaurants include 4 Rivers Smoke house, Cress, K Restaurant, Spanish River Grill and Taverna Opa Orlando. To dine with a cause, look for the Serving Up James Beard logo on the menus of participating restaurants. The dishes will be inspired by Beards inuence on American cuisine and culture, and will be available from Memorial Day through La bor Day. For more information, visit jamesbeard.org Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com Kuykendall Gardner, a Winter Park-based in surance brokerage rm, recently hired Brendan Loin as vice president. He will be responsible for insurance and bond sales, new business development, client re lations and client main tenance. University of Phoenix Central Florida campus celebrated National Nurses Week recently by hosting a special event at the campus in Mait land. At the event, local nurses and nurse leaders received complimentary massages, light snacks and an appreciation goodie bag courtesy of the University of Phoenix. They also took time to dis cuss the current trends and nursing environment with their peers. The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce pre sented a $10,000 donation to the Winter Park Day Nursery at last Fridays Good Morning Winter Park as a result of the 2011-12 Chamber Cares project. Launched in 2008, Chamber Cares is a small business and community philanthropy ef fort that has raised almost $100,000 to support initiatives that benet the Winter Park community. The Winter Park Day Nursery will use the funds to further their mission of providing quality early childhood education for low-income families in the community. Attorney Aaron J. Gorovitz, a long-time real es tate partner with Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kan tor & Reed, P.A., has been appointed Chair-elect of The Central Florida Partnership, a non-prot or ganization comprised of business and civic lead ers committed to procuring a better tomorrow for Central Floridas seven counties. Bogo Magazine received the Innovation Award, presented by the United States Postal Service, on April 4 at the National Postal Forum hosted in Or lando at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center. This award is presented to select busi ness that have taken calculated risks by using the mail in new and innovative ways to achieve their business objectives with successful, quan tiable results. With the rising cost of postage, Bogo Magazine a monthly buy one get one coupon book went from an in-street publica tion to a direct mail piece. They used USPS Door Direct Mail, or EDDM, a specialized program that uses simplied addressing through specic car rier routes to lower the postage cost of bulk mail. Visit www.bogomagazine.com Boot Camp helps people nd employment Goodwill Industries of Central Florida recently hosted its Employment Boot Camp. More than 430 people attended the free event and participated in mock interviews, received rsum critiques, and took ability and interest tests. In addition, some found employment Starwood Hotels and Resorts hired 10 people on the spot. From January to April, Goodwill served more than 9,757 Central Florida clients through its job training programs, and of those, 1,161 secured employment. For more information, visit goodwillc.org Contest honors students artwork As part of its 75th anniversary celebration, CFE Federal Credit Union sponsored the 2011-2012 Educa tion Guide Art Contest. Students of all grades in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake and Volusia counties of Florida were invited to submit their artwork into the competition. Four rst-place winners were awarded $500 each and four second place winners received $250. The contest theme was People Helping People, which offered students the opportunity to show themselves, or someone they know, helping people. Judging of artwork was based on four groupings according to grade: K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12. With more than 1,600 entries, 40 nalists the top 10 in each group and their families were invited to a special event where the students were recognized and the winners announced. Enzian recognized for creative program Walt Disney World Resort recognized Enzian as a recipi ent of the 2012 Disney Helping Kids Shine Grant with a $20,000 check dedicated to the KidFest Young Film makers Summer Camp, an educational program that provides a hands-on, immersive experience in the art of lmmaking. The award recognizes organizations that inspire creativity and innovation, encourage a sense of compassion for others, and promote the health and well being of families. The funds awarded to Enzian will be used to provide camp scholarships for students from low-income families to help provide all KidFest students with an experience in lmmaking. In addition to Enzian, organizations from Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake and Polk counties received grants totaling $1.5 million, which is a record for the Disney Helping Kids Shine program. For more information, visit Enzian.org Annie Russell Theatre celebrates 80 years Since 1932, the Annie Russell Theatre has played a role in the Central Florida commu nity. As we celebrate 80 years of Annie, we also celebrate 80 years of leading ladies with a season dedicated to the not-so-weaker sex. The comedy The Miss Firecracker Contest opens the season in September, followed by Tony Award-winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone. Spring 2013 brings the Pulitzer Prize-winning Anna in the Tropics, followed by the annual Rollins Dance spring concert. The season concludes with S. Joseph Nassif, the department chair from 1982-2003, guest directing the classic comedy She Stoops to Conquer, which starred Annie Russell in the 1912 production. Special celebratory events will be announced later in the summer. Pack ages are $65 each and $80 for opening night. Call 407-646-2253 for subscriptions or visit rollins.edu/annierussell


Page 5 Knights baseball may have one of the best road records in NCAA baseball, but itll be put to the test NCAA regional tournament on Friday to face a former College World Series team. Hitting the tournament on the road will bring a dose of famil iarity for the dominant Knights (43-15), who enter the regional seeded No. 2 for the tournament, just like last year when they played in Tallahassee. This time theyre heading to Coral Gables to take on Missouri State, a team that made it to the 2003 College World Series. Thats also the last time Bears (39-20) made it to the postseason. The Knights will have their work cut out for them on the mound, as the Bears are rarely at a loss for runs. And with longtime coach Keith Guttin, who hit the 1,000-win mark this season, at the helm, theyll have plenty of post season experience coaching them through the tournament. For the Knights, who have struggled at the plate against strong pitching, itll be a ques theyve previously failed to deliv er. But the Knights have a knack for coming back, as shown in the Conference USA Tournament last weekend. Theyll rely on clutch hitting all around, particularly from the cleanup bat of D.J. Hicks, though hes acted like more of a ing the Knights 6-2 pummeling of Tulane to close out the C-USA tournament, he drew four walks. an embarrassing 15-1 loss to CUSA backmarker UAB to come back with a pair of wins to take Tournament. The two wins were just as big a blowout as their one loss in the tournament, with the Knights lighting up East Carolina pitching in an 11-1 win on May 24. In that game they left less than one runner per inning on base. Depending on how far they go, the Knights could have the chance to play Miami, Florida State and University of Florida, though the Knights wont see the Gators un less they make it to the College World Series. Theyll have one shot at redemption if they fall round, which starts this Friday, June 1, in Coral Gables. rfn tfbfrf rfnntbttfrfntbbfntfbtttftftrtbt rtttf f ff n fff rt tt Stephen A. Butler, M.D. 1812 N. Mills Avenue Orlando, FL 32803The physicians and staff of Winter Park Urology would like to wish Stephen A. Butler, M.D. all the best in his approaching retirement, effective June 1, 2012, and thank him for his 38 years of dedicated service. Dr. Butler will work with his patients to ensure a seamless transition of care to one of his physician colleagues at Winter Park Urology. To schedule an appointment with one of our other physicians, please call 407-897-3499.Notice to Patients ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Cleanup hitter D.J. Hicks has given the Knights a boost in on-base percentage as the team has fought its way into the postseason. Knights head to NCAA tourney ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff


Page 6 Wedding season is upon us and while love is in the air, its important to make sure any wedding checklist has couples covered on more than just the big day. Before they tie the knot, couples need to address how compatible they are on longerterm and critical lifetime issues, Money is often cited as one of the leading causes of stress in marriage so it pays, in more ways than one, to know the kind of getting into with your soon-to-be spouse. 1. MY vs. OUR money: Will we have joint or separate accounts? Will we consolidate accounts with the same banking partner? Ideally, all assets should be viewed as ours not just mine. That requires honest and open communication on the part of both parties. It is critical that P = I in discussions (Perception = Intention). The perception of the listener must be the same as the intention of the speaker. When P = I you have conformity, but when P does not equal I, you 2. Debt: How much debt am I bringing to the marriage, and how will WE manage it? Debt is the great American issue that must be dealt with and eliminated. That requires adher ence to a well-organized budget. 3. Whos in charge of bud geting and paying the bills? Is there a CFO of the house, or is it a partnership? Who serves as the family CFO is based upon who has the desire and the skill set to manage the es, including bill payment. The other partner needs to be kept abreast not need to be the one managing the budget. 4. Spending: Are our spend ing priorities in line? Is there mutual or individual approval for spending? It is vital that the couple agree needs, wants and desires, espe cially when children are on the scene. Families are to provide needs, but not necessarily wants or desires. principles of meaningful money management earning, saving, giving, budgeting and spend ing form the basis of a wellmanaged household. 5. The Future: Are we pre pared to plan for retirement together? (e.g. 401(k) plans, Roth IRA, etc.) Proper planning prevents poor performance is the axiom that forum. Information before hand is a reason, and information afterwards is an excuse. No one likes excuses, especially in fam degree to which a couple plans the management of that plan to one another will play a major role in the solidarity of their relation ship. Bottom line: open and honest communication is the factor that will most determine success or failure in any relationship, but certainly is crucial when dealing Ray White Jr. is a senior vice president of PNC Wealth Management and leads those efforts for Central Florida. He can be reached at raymond.white@pnc.com Find I LUV Winter Park merchandise and local art at The Attic @ Down East A reporter recently asked me about Boot Camp for New Dads, Are there more dads than usual these days? Are they taking over the role of mom? Whats the spin? Why is there a need for a dads class? No, there arent any more dads than usual these days, but the changing. The days of Dad bring ing home the bread and waiting to get involved until his son can throw a baseball are over. In todays family dynamics, both parents are working hard to make ends meet, so when it comes to kids and parenting, there cer tainly is more involvement from fathers. In Orange County, Boot Camp for New Dads (BCND) is funded through the Heart of Florida United Way and is a program component of the Healthy Start Coalition of Orange County. Our goal is to help new dads learn the importance of their involvement with their infant and teach them the ropes before the baby gets here. There are lots of programs and support for expecting moms but virtually nothing for the dad. BCND was born in a hospital waiting room in 1990 with a couple of experienced dads an swering questions for expecting dads, and has grown to become an international program with workshops in the U.S., Japan, Australia, and Europe. To date, more than 300,000 dads have become Boot Camp Veterans. At BCND we coach new dads how to: hold a baby, calm a cry ing baby, change a diaper without getting sprayed, and care for mom before and after baby ar between changing a boy/girl (thats a big one) and cover topics about infant safety, including never shaking a baby and always placing a baby to sleep on his/ her back. Teaching expecting dads the mentality of fatherhood is important because two people go into the hospital when a baby is born, but three brand new people come out. The responsi bilities of Dad go a lot further than diapers and wipes. I teach dads three important aspects: Provide (not just money), protect (not just a lock on the door), and two if you arent doing the third. Unfortunately, a lot of dads these days didnt have a dad to learn from. The U.S. leads the world in fatherless families 24 million children live with out their biological dad. Forty percent of children havent seen their dad in six months. The statistics for children who do not have a biological father or father these children make up 85 per cent who are diagnosed with a behavioral disorder, 80 percent of kids in the juvenile justice system, and 70 percent of high school drop-outs. Children who grow up in fatherless homes are also at 165 percent greater risk of experiencing notable physi cal neglect. Teen girls without fathers are twice as likely to be involved in early sexual activity and seven times more likely to become pregnant as an adoles cent. These statistics scream for programs that support fathers. Unfortunately, many fathers have let themselves get pushed out of the picture. Most obstetri cians and pediatricians will talk primarily to Mom; moms are often critical of how he takes care of the baby. In the past, some dads who attended birth nant bellies to wear in order to help them relate, but dads would embarrassment! Dads dont need to learn how to be a mom, they need to learn how to be a dad! In our workshop, we let guys ask guy questions and learn how guys learn. Sorry ladies, no women over 2 feet tall allowed. (Veteran dads are encouraged to return with their baby and help teach their fresh perspective.) I grew up with wonderful, involved and loving parents. My wife and I have two young children of our own and are fos ter parents to a teen. However, I still wish I had gone through child! It would have made the a heck of a lot easier to manage! In Boot Camp I tell dads that the best way to learn is from someone elses experience. You dont have to recover from mistakes other dads have made, but you get to learn from them! BCND wont make diapers smell any better or make sleep to expect is huge. Thats one of the biggest takeaways from the workshop: having a handle on what to expect. One dad told me after a Boot Camp, I was excited about the baby, but now I can be excited about being a dad I know what lies ahead of me. Boot Camps are held at most of Orlando-area hospitals, in cluding Winnie Palmer, Florida Hospital (Disney Pavillion) and Winter Park Memorial Hospi and at some locations weekly. Email bootcampfornewdads@ gmail.com or visit Facebook page Bootcamp for New Dads, Orlando. Bryan Nelson is the program coordinator for Boot Camp for New Dads. PHOTO COURTESY OF BOOT CAMP FOR NEW DADS Students in a Boot Camp for New Dads class learn how to properly swaddle an infant. The classes are offered at Winter Park Hospital. Involve Dad from the start BRYAN NELSON Guest Writer 5 nancial must-dos before the big I Do RAY WHITE Guest Writer Ray White


Page 7 Please excuse our digging & temporary disheveled appear ance We are enhancing City Hall. In conjunction with the interior renovations of City Hall, we have re-landscaping of our City Hall property. The plan and vision is to establish a new and inviting park-like setting for our City Hall property. Public Works is relocat ing the retention area between the City Hall West Wing and Park Avenue. This relocation will allow for the installation of a large, in viting public lawn area shaded by welcoming and attractive vista for all of our City Hall guests. Sprin kled throughout the property will emphasis on seasonal color fram ing and accenting the beautiful open views across the newly ex panded lawns, as well as vibrant colorful potted accent groupings. As with any relandscaping project, our City Hall property will look a lot worse before it looks much better, especially as the existing sod is sprayed and removed. But please be reassured, shortly afterward you will see the installation of a new zoysia lawn spreading toward Lyman and Park avenues establishing an in viting, green oasis. We thank you for your continued patience dur ing this interior and exterior City Hall renovation project. CoffeeTalk begins June 8 has become the place to be for citizens that have a latte beans to grind or who simply want to espresso their thoughts. The citizens the opportunity to talk to their city leaders in a more casual, informal environment and avoid the stage fright that is often expe rienced at large meetings. Below is the schedule for the Bradley in conjunction with the Winter Park Chamber of Com merces Good Morning Winter Park ager Randy Knight or Steven Leary sioner Sarah Sprinkel sioner Carolyn Cooper sioner Tom McMacken held at 8 a.m. at the Winter Park Welcome Center located at 151 W. Lyman Ave. Please mark your cal endars for a cup of conversation Click It or Ticket The Winter Park Police Depart ment (WPPD) has joined state and local law enforcement agencies all across the nation for the 2012 Click It or Ticket seat belt en campaign began on May 21 and runs through Tuesday, June 3. Of belted vehicle occupants around the clock during this time. Seat belts clearly save lives. In 2009 alone, seat belts saved 12,713 lives nationwide. Regular seat belt use is the tect people and reduce fatalities in motor vehicle crashes. When worn correctly, seat belts have been proven to reduce the risk of fatal injury to front-seat passenger car occupants by 45 percent, and by 60 percent in pickup trucks, SUVs and minivans, yet nearly fails to wear a seat belt when driv ing or riding in a motor vehicle. In 2010 nationally, 61 percent of the 10,647 passenger vehicle occu pants died in motor vehicle crash es between the hours of 6 p.m. and 5:59 a.m., according to the Administration. More regrettably, seat belt discussions too often re volve around adults in the front seats of vehicles. Child safety seats are often overlooked. Chil dren have to be buckled up too. Your child seat can be installed by by appointment. This is a long time service that WPPD has been providing at no cost to the public. The WPPD encourages every one to wear their seatbelts and use proper child safety equipment at all times, but is asking drivers to have a heightened sense of aware ness during the enforcement cam paign. The agency is encouraging compliance in lieu of having to issue citations as costly reminders of a law that everyone should be following every time they are in a vehicle. Remember now through June 3, its Click It or Ticket. Buckle up and encourage your loved ones to do the same. Youll save the cost of a ticket and maybe even save a life. Call to Artists for Art On The Green 2012 The city of Winter Park and the Winter Park Public Art Advisory Board has extended the Art on the Green 2012 call for artists dead line until Friday, June 1. Art on the Green 2012, a juried exhibition of eight sculptures in downtown Winter Park presented by the city of Winter Park and Massey Ser vices Inc., will run from Saturday, Sept. 1, through Friday, March 1. Olga Viso, Rollins College graduate and executive director of the Walker Art Center in Minne apolis, one of the most important contemporary art museums in the United States, will serve as guest curator for Art on the Green 2012. Eligible artists nationwide are encouraged to submit entries for the competitive selection process. Complete details regarding artist entries may be found by visiting website at cityofwinterpark.org and clicking on the Art on the Green button. Winning entries to be includ ed in the exhibition will be an nounced on Friday, June 22. Each selected artist will receive a $1,000 honorarium. There will also be a $500 Peoples Choice award presented to the artist with most the votes from the public during the exhibition. For more information regard ing Art on the Green, a project of the Winter Park Public Art Advi sory Board, please call 407-5993498. Ways to save water & money We have now entered the rainy season where we can expect some sort of precipitation almost every day. We have all seen it sprin or shortly thereafter. We all know why that happens our irriga tion systems are set and they are not manually changed or turned The problem is three-fold: 1. Overwatering a lawn pro motes weeds, bugs and weakened grass roots. 2. It wastes water and money lawn and landscape irrigation accounts for more than half of all residential water use. 3. It is against City Ordinance #2406-01 Section 1 that outlines water usage and restrictions. In addition, Florida Administrative Code 40C-2.042-5 requires anyone with an irrigation system installed after May 1, 1991, to maintain and operate a rain sensor device or switch that overrides the irriga tion system when adequate rain fall has occurred. Three easy solutions: 1. Install a rain sensor, soil moisture sensor or smart control ler to sense moisture in the root your irrigation system. irrigation system on days that it has rained. 3. Make an appointment with the citys Water Conservation Spe cialist by calling 407-599-3597 for a free on-site evaluation of your water/irrigation usage and re ceive suggestions of how to con serve water and save money. The city can help you verify optimal sprinkler head adjustment, iden tify leaks and correct controller settings for irrigation days and times all for free! Other easy ways to save water: brushing your teeth. full before running it. showerheads. bath. ances. needed, before 10 a.m. and after 4 p.m. only, and water for no more than one hour per zone. datory lawn-watering restric tions specify the days when you may water. Homes with oddnumbered or no addresses water Wednesday and Saturday. Homes with even-numbered addresses water Thursday and Sunday. Nonresidential properties water Tuesday and Friday. Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, nd us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. day of the 2012 hurricane season. With the remnants of Tropical Storm Beryl making its way up the coastline and North Florida in a process of clean up, it is evident that this may be a hurricane sea son with a few surprises. The sea we have already had two named storms. This is a time when all res idents should take steps to protect their families and homes. Hurricanes are violent tropical storms with sustained winds of at least 74 mph. They form over warm ocean waters usually starting as storms in the Caribbe As they drift slowly westward, the warm waters of the tropics fuel them. Warm, moist air moves toward the center of the storm and spirals upward. This releases torrential rains. As updrafts suck up more water vapor, it triggers a cycle of strengthening that can be stopped only when contact is made with land or cooler water. Here are some tips on prepar ing for storms: Know your homes vulnerabil wind. Locate a safe room in your home for each hurricane hazard. In certain circumstances the safest areas may not be your home at all, but within the community. from your home and places to meet. These should be measured in tens of miles rather than hun dreds of miles. Have an out-ofstate friend as a family contact, so all your family members have a single point of contact. do with your pets if you need to evacuate. numbers by your phones and make sure your children know how and when to call 911. ally covered by homeowners in surance. gency supplies and a Disaster Supply Kit. Remember to replace its batteries every six months. saster preparedness classes. should Assemble a disaster Supply Kit. For more details on what to include in your kit, visit www.fema.gov/pdf/library/ fdsk.pdf Write out a Family Disas ter Plan. sued Check your supply kit for missing items and replenish your water. Activate your Disaster Plan. Protective measures should be initiated, especially those ac tions that require extra time such as securing a boat or evacuation. is issued Ready your supply kit for use. Complete protective mea sures and decide the safest loca tion to be during the storm. a hurricane passes, roadways are likely to be obstructed by tree limbs, debris and possibly downed power lines. Do not ven ture out after a storm until it is safe to do so. Listen for announce ments on the radio or television. During this dangerous time, your hurricane supply kit will be essen tial in helping you have the neces sary supplies to sustain you while the clean-up process takes place. Keep in mind, even after the road ways are cleared, driving will be extremely hazardous if there are widespread power outages. When duce your speed and treat inter sections as four-way stops. Cour tesy to others will help everyone stay safe. Remember to be patient. As hurricane season continues, please take the necessary precau tions to keep you and your family safe. Treat every season as a strong one and adequately prepare your family and home. Maitland City Talk BY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Hurricane season is June 1 through Nov. 30 Winter Park City Talk BY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER


Page 8 Lifestyles Im from New York City, and I never felt that sophisticated Big City vibe in the 16 years Ive lived in Orlando until I walked into JazzTastings, the new jazz, wine and tapas bar in Maitland. I love this place. Its the kind of jazz club you imagine youd want to fall into in New York City, but with the added advantage that Maitlands JazzTastings is clean, beautifully designed, has ample free park ing and serves great food. It also has the most friendly and diverse clientele in all of Central Florida. Going solo on a Saturday night, I sat at the bar and immediately felt like part of JazzTastings extended family talking to total strangers as if we were old friends and loving the fact that all ages and types were represented in this welcoming place. There were young lov ers and married types of a certain age. There were soldiers and club types, and the beautiful people who looked like models until I saw them eating the irresist ible food. Its hard to believe that one wonderful place could be both a live music destination and a food destination, but its right here in Maitland. Its a total joy to be with people who are out to have a good time, and as I ate (and drank), heads were bobbing up and down to the music, and all those diverse types got up spontaneously and started to dance. JazzTastings is the happy creation of Rory and Cathy Frazier hes from NYC and shes from Baltimore who wanted wine and live jazz into one relaxed and so phisticated atmosphere. Such a creation is an art, and they have succeeded admirably. be greeted by friendly, caring General the food of super-talented from the generous pour of barperson Mikeala, who makes sitting at the bar the place to be. Great food created from all-fresh ingredients is what Chef Jose is intent on presenting, and his tapas always bring together unique food combinations. I started with the goat cheese crostini that was lightly seasoned and served with a spiced bination that told me this house of jazz was determined to hold its own among the many great restaurants from which we have to choose. Next came the Beef Filet, which went way beyond expectations. Three generous a beer demi-glace and each is served over Chef Jose is spoiling us. Imagine your so all you have to do is lift the fork to your mouth. Readers know I always try the crab cakes, and these (three per serving) were made even more wonderful as the chef served them over a black bean chili with a unique tomato relish. My last taste treat was also my favorite. Three giant shrimps are grilled to perfec tion. Note: they are so big if you close your eyes, youd swear it was lobster. Chef Jose hits again and serves those big ole shrimp over a bed of sweet potato grits. Oh my. I never had sweet potato grits before, but you can be assured I will again when I am back on my barstool at this glorious food and music destination. My friends, this fan tasy place is real, and it comes to you with my highest recommendation. www.THEBLAIRBANNER.org rfnt rb rf ntb ON BLU-RAY, DVD & DIGITAL DOWNLOAD JUNE 5Send An Email To:jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup. comFor your chance to win a Blu-Ray Combo Pack of No purchase necessary. From the Corner Table JazzTastings: Big City in a little city JazzTastings is at 164 Lake Ave., just after you turn off of Highway 17-92 in Maitland. Call 407661-1190 and talk to Cindy for reservations. Live jazz is offered six nights a week, Tuesday through Sunday. Visit jazztastings.com PHOTOS COURTESY OF JAZZTASTINGS Fried green tomatoes, above, and chicken and wafes, left, are some of the tapas offered at this new hot spot. JOSH GARRICK Observer Staff


Page 9 HOSPICE VOLUNTEER TRAINING IN ORLANDODATES ................ Friday, June 22 and June 29 TIME ................. 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. LOCATION ............ 8009 So. Orange Ave. Orlando, FL 32809Lunch and snacks will be provided Please pre-register by calling our Volunteer Specialist: Melissa Cruz (407)256-2033 Lisa Gray (352)742-6806 (Manager) Central Floridas Largest Fine Arts Gallery1143 Orange Avenue Winter Park 407-622-0102 www.FredlundGallery.comWe offer: NEW LOCATION! Fredlund Fine Arts Calendar JUNE 1 Tiffany Deli 505 N. Park Ave., will have a re-grand opening from 6-9 p.m., Friday, June 1. There will be free sparkling wine, appetizers and entertainment. Enjoy an outdoor movie at Leu Gardens. The movie featured is Mission Impos sible Ghost Protocol on Friday, June 1. Gardens open at 6 p.m. and movie time is 8:30 p.m., if weather permits. Garden admission for adults is $5 plus tax and for children $2 plus tax. Members of the Winter Park Fire De partment Local 1598 will ll their boots with donations from passing consumers to raise money for the Muscular Dystro phy Association. It will take place at the intersections of Aloma/Lakemont Avenue and Highway 17-92/Fairbanks Avenue from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Friday, June 1, and Friday, June 8. The Orange County Ofce of Emergency Management will host a free hurricane expo Be Ready, at the Orlando Fashion Square from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 1, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 2. JUNE 2 Stop by with your pup as Woof Gang Bakery celebrates its rst successful year in Winter Park from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 2. They are offering com plimentary nger foods and drinks all day. Call 407-647-9663 for details. Come out for your chance to beat Flori da Rep. Bryan Nelson to the nish line in Apopkas rst annual Tri-Adventure Race The family-friendly race will take place on June 2 at Jason Dwelley Park, and will consist of running, canoeing and biking. Visit wateradventurerace.weebly. com Dance to the music of Armand Marche sano and his orchestra on Saturday, June 2, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Beardall Center on Gore and Orange avenues. The cost is $4 per person. Call 407-246-2637. JUNE 4 Central Floridas golfers are invited to play in the Classic Audi quattro Cup at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, June 4. Registration is $150 per golfer and all tournament fees will be donated to nonprot Best Buddies Cen tral Florida. Register by Friday, June 1, at bestbuddiesorida.org/quattrocup or call Lauren Nelson at 407-898-0787. JUNE 5 At 8 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, Kyle May nard will be the keynote speaker at the Orlando Museum of Art to support and raise awareness for a rare and fatal genetic disorder, Sanlippo Syndrome. Despite being born with arms that end at the elbows and legs near the knees, Kyle recently became the rst man to crawl on his own to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro. The suggested dona tion is $25. Please RSVP to events@ twsquared.com The Tarower Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, at Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave. Valley Crest Landscape maintenance manager Miguel Garces will discuss Natives in the Urban Landscape including the right plant in the right place. JUNE 6 Come to a Carpal Tunnel Syndrome workshop at Maitland Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6. Re serve a seat by calling 407-278-8115 or go to GetHealthyOrlando.com Come to a PMS and menopausal symp toms workshop at the Maitland Public Library on Wednesday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. RSVP at 407-278-8115 or visit GetHealthyOrlando.com JUNE 8 Come to the Winter Park Welcome Cen ter from 8 to 9 a.m. on Friday, June 8, for CoffeeTalk with Mayor Ken Bradley The Art & History Museums in Maitland presents its newest exhibit, A Day in the Life of the Research Studio, open ing June 8 and continuing through Sept. 19. The exhibition is held in the Maitland Art Center Galleries, 231 W. Packwood Ave. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for seniors (55 and older) and for children (4-18 years). A&H mem bers and children (younger than 3) are free. The public is invited to the open ing reception on Friday, June 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. The reception is free to A&H members and the cost for non-members is $5. JUNE 9 Mary Love Dance Projects presents Dance and Dialogue, an informal dance performance, on June 9 and June 10 at 7 p.m. at The Center for Contem porary Dance, 3580 Aloma Ave. #7. Tick ets are $12, call 301-351-9477 or visit MaryLoveDanceProjects.com The Winter Park Diamond Dawgs will play their season opener against the Leesburg Lightning at 7 p.m. on Satur day, June 9, at Alfond Stadium at Harp er-Shepherd Field. Visit oridaleague. com The Winter Park Playhouse kicks off its 10th anniversary series with Miss Jac queline Jones and her trio, The Jazz Crew, in concert on the main stage in The Best is Yet to Come. This special event is one night only, at 7:30 p.m. June 9. Tickets are $30 and seating is limited, so reservations are required. To purchase tickets, call 407-645-0145. Visit wpmobserver.com/events/search for more details. Send submissions to jandreasson@turnstilemediagroup.com MAY 31 May 31 is the last day for Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) free ad mission. Maitland residents received free admission during the month of May with proof of residence. JUNE Morse Museum Summer Family Tours and Films will begin in June and go through August. These pro grams include gallery tours on select Tuesdays with a take-home activity for children. Family lms are on select Fridays. Visit MorseMuseum.org JUNE 2 Nathaniels Hope celebrates its 10year anniversary with the 10th annual Make m Smile festival celebrating kids with special needs of Central Florida. It will be 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, at Lake Eola. Visit NathanielsHope.org JUNE 3 Maitland Public Library hosts After noon Tea at 2:30 p.m on Sunday, June 3, to kick off the adult summer reading program. The afternoon teas have become a favorite at Maitland Public Library. Stop by and have a cup of tea and learn about summer pro grams. JUNE 4 Come to story time at Leu Gardens on Monday, June 4, at the Orange County Library. Share stories and songs with your little one at this free indoor event. Infant time (up to 18 months) is 10-10:15 a.m., toddler time (18 months to 2 years) is 10:2010:35 a.m. and preschool time (3-5 years) is 10:40-11 a.m. Visit LeuGar dens.org JUNE 14 Popcorn Flicks in downtown Winter Parks Central Park will feature Sev en Brides for Seven Brothers at 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 14. Bring your blanket or chair to enjoy the movie under the stars with free popcorn for all. Visit Enzian.org JUNE 17 Take a walk with your dad this Fa thers Day at Leu Gardens from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 17. There is free admission for dads. ONGOING At 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday, the Mai tland Public Library hosts preschool story and craft time. At 10:30 a.m. each Thursday, it hosts baby time stories and activities. At 4 p.m. each Thursday, it hosts Reading Buddies for kindergarten through fth grade. Call 407-647-7700. The Art and History Museums Mait land offers artistic classes Call 407539-2181 or visit ArtandHistory.org The Winter Park Farmers Market is held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at the old train depot, 200 W. New England Ave. Visit CityofWin terPark.org The Maitland Farmers Market is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday at Lake Lily Park. Food Truck Caf is 6 to 9 p.m. every Wednesday at Lake Lily Park in Maitland. Visit ItsMyMait land.com or call 407-539-6268. The Art & History Museums Mait land takes part in the Blue Star Mu seums program, in which active duty military and their families can enjoy free museum admission Visit arts. gov/bluestarmuseums Send submissions to jandreasson@ turnstilemediagroup.com Dining in the Dark Attend Dining in the Dark from 6 to 9 p.m. on May 31 at the Home builders Association of Metro Or lando, 544 Mayo Ave., Maitland. Enjoy a gourmet meal courtesy of Tollas of Winter Park in complete darkness. Tickets are $100 for one or $150 for two. All proceeds ben et Lighthouse Central Florida. Visit lighthousecentralorida.org First Friday Art Stroll The Baldwin Park Merchants Association will be expanding its First Friday Charity Festival on June 1 with an Art Stroll along New Broad Street in Baldwin Park from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Art Stroll will showcase the artistic talent of Jessilyn Park. (pictured). Visit www.facebook.com/BaldwinParkFirstFridayFestival Tastefully Goldenrod Tastefully Goldenrod, Food Tasting & Si lent Auction will be held on Friday, June 8, at St. Peter & Paul Social Hall from 6 to 9 p.m. This years theme is Mardi Gras! Make sure to bring your beads and masks for a fun night.


Sixty-two veterans and widows of the fallen were honored during Memorial Day weekend by Cornerstone Salutes!, a unique program of recognition for veterans and widows of the fallen spearheaded by nonprot Cornerstone Hospice, aiming to recognize thousands of faceless and largely forgotten aging warriors of the United States armed forces who sacriced not merely a portion of their youth, but one and two decades of their life in many cases. The Salutes! honored twentyfour living veterans and thirty-eight widows of fallen warriors residing at Westchester of Winter Park assisted living residence, a nonprot senior residential facility said Cindi Harris-Panning RN and executive director for Cornerstone Hospice Orange and Osceola region. We are pleased to have partnered with Westchester Assisted Living Residence of Winter Park in this recognition to veterans and widows of the fallen, its the least we can do to honor their years of sacrice on behalf of our nation indicated Mary Manrique, CEO of Cornerstone Hospice where Salutes! got underway three years ago. Among the veterans honored this weekend was U.S. Air Corps and WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) veteran Patricia Chadwick Erickson (92), survivor of one of an elite group of 1,074 female pilots enlisted into service and allowed to y military aircraft for the rst time in American history during 1942-1944. These intrepid WASP Fly Girls ew 60 million miles on every type of military aircraft from the fastest ghters to the heaviest superfortress-class bombers B-17s, B-24s, B-26s, B-29s and the PBY OA-10A threeengine watercrafts on every type of mission own by their male Air Force counterparts. We are honored to be able to have residing here at Westchester assisted living residence dozens of veterans like Pat Erickson and we are proud to be able to offer this emotional recognition jointly with our partners at Cornerstone Hospice indicated Michael Acevedo (himself U.S. Army veteran), administrator at Westchester of Winter Park. Joining the pomp and circumstance of the proceedings this weekend was the Honor Guard of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4287, headed by Clarence Woody Wood, Major. Proceedings were started by the playing of the U.S. National Anthem and posting of the American ag and the ags of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and the POW ag. On March 10, 2010, the Congressional Gold Medal was given to all WASPs at an emotional ceremony in Washington D.C. Pat Erickson was ill at that time and unable to travel, but her daughter Ingrid Campbell Erickson and her grandson accepted the medal in her place. They were later escorted around the U.S. Capitol by U.S. Congressman John Mica (FL-7th) whose district includes Winter Park. After the war, Patricia Erickson wrote for years as a foreign correspondent for Portland Press Herald of Portland, Maine, based out of Tripoli, Lybia, covering all of North Africa. Gary Koski, activities director at Westchester (himself veteran, U.S. Marine Corps), emphasized the recognition being granted to thirty-eight widows, among them Ethel Studstill, born in Hong Kong, raised in Shanghai, mainland China. Since Ethels dad was half-Irish, she had a British passport and was married in 1949 to U.S. Navy sailor Douglas Emory Studstill born in Georgia and resident through enlistment age in Orlando, Florida. Out that union they had Margaret, Francie and Priscilla. The Cornerstone Salutes! Memorial Day weekend proceedings were ofciated by clinical liaison Alex Newsom, U.S. Army veteran who called out the names of widows and veterans gathered in the spacious assembly hall at Westchester to receive their commemorative pins and certicates of appreciation presented by the various VFW veterans. Among the twenty-four veterans attending the weekend ceremonies at Westchester of Winter Park, was Eugene Slegel (91), quick to point out he is the eighth generation of his Germanancestry family here in the U.S. With no draft in existence in 1939, Slegel voluntarily enlisted in the Army Air Corps, serving our nation twentyone years until his retirement as Major with a Reserve Commission in 1960. During those two decades-plus, Slagel served on thirty-one bases, including most prominently as base commander on the Island of Simiutak off the cost of Greenland; as well as on the Island of Kwagaline in the Pacic, near the Bikini Atoll. Slegel also served post-War in the army of occupation in Germany 1945 to 1948.Since 1984, Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care, a nonprot community-based healthcare organization, has provided care and services to central Florida residents experiencing life-limiting illnesses. Medicare, Medicaid and most commercial insurances accepted. To learn more, call (407)206-2273 or tollfree (800)679-6088 in Orange County or visit www. cornerstonehospice.org as well as www.SeriousIllness. org/Cornerstone These Cornerstone Salutes! are funded through the Cornerstone Hospice Foundation, and anyone wishing to make a contribution may visit the rst website indicated above or call our Foundation toll-free (888)728-6234.Cornerstone Salutes! honors 62 WWII veterans and widows at Winter Park Westchester senior facility Hong-Kong born Ethel Studstill (90 this November), widow of fallen warrior U.S. Navy veteran Douglas Emory Studstill of Georgia and Orlando, showcases photo of their 1949 wedding, she was 26, Douglas was 20. e couple had daughters Margaret, Francie and Priscilla. Veteran U.S. Air Corps WASP pilot Pat Erickson (le), and daughter Ingrid Campbell Erickson proudly display the Cornerstone Salutes! certicate of appreciation awarded the 92 year-young female pilot during Memorial Day weekend military recognition at Westchester of Winter Park. e elder Erickson is one of 1,074 surviving female pilots trained to y B-17s; B-24s; B-26s and B-29s Flying Superfortress-class heavy bombers during 1942 thru 1944. Weathered hands of WWII female hero and WASP pilot Pat Erickson showcase the Congressional Gold Medal issued by a 1992 Act of Congress e First Women in History to Fly American Military Aircra reads the medals inscription e obverse reads: Women Airforce Service Pilots 1942-1944 U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of 21 years Eugene Slagel (90), proudly displays his certicate of appreciation presented to him by U.S. Army veteran and clinical liaison Alex Newsom of Cornerstone Hospice. Slagel served on thirty-one U.S. bases throughout his 21 years in the service from near the Arctic Circle o the coast of Greenland to Kwagaline island o the Bikini Atoll in the South Pacic.NAME BRANCH WIDOWEdith Grant ......................... Army ................................ yes Lois Thayer . . . . . . . . . . . . Army ................................. no Virginia Gunstone .................. Army ................................ yes Helen McGuinness .................. Army ................................ yes Virginia Siddaway .................. Army ................................ yes Ethel Studstill ...................... Navy ................................ yes Robert Wright ...................... Air Force .............................. no Caroline King ....................... Army ................................ yes Clarence Hodges ................... Air Force .............................. no Russell Smith ....................... Army ................................. no George Bernards ................... Navy ................................. no Hildreth Stone ...................... Army ................................ yes Mildred George .................... Army ................................ yes Norman Taylor ...................... Navy ................................. no Claudia Guida ...................... Air Force ............................. yes Eugene Slegel ...................... Air Force .............................. no Maria Hopwood . . . . . . . . . . Army ................................ yes John Strykul ....................... Air Force .............................. no Adolph Hess ........................ USMC/Navy ........................... no Julia McCall ........................ Air Force ............................. yes Patricia Erickson .................... Army Air Corps (WASP) ................ no Florence Long ...................... Navy ................................ yes Grace Heddens ..................... Army Air Corps ....................... yes Dorothy Deamud ................... Army ................................ yes Donald Salvetti ..................... Army ................................. no Gertrude Owens .................... Army test pilot ...................... yes Mary Ellen Peters ................... Air Force ............................. yes Sylvia Stone ........................ Navy ................................ yes Ana Schirazzo ...................... Army ................................ yes Frances McFarland .................. Navy ................................ yes Cheryl Smith ....................... Army ................................ yes Lucille Johnson ..................... Army ................................ yes John Reedy ......................... Navy ................................. no Winfred Brown ..................... Navy ................................. no Mary Gribben ...................... Navy ................................ yes Wells Bardwell ...................... USMC ................................ no Elizabeth Ross ...................... Army ................................ yes Harriet Murphy ..................... Army ................................ yes Louise Stanley ...................... Navy ................................ yes Fay Radosevich ..................... Army Air Corps ...................... yes Dorothy Davis ...................... Navy ................................ yes Albert Newell ....................... Army ................................. no Walter Carmack .................... Army ................................. no Gaylord Cadden .................... USMC ................................ no Bernice Needham .................. Army ................................ yes Gretchen Johnson .................. Navy ................................ yes Charlie Fresko ...................... Army & Navy .......................... no Lorraine Evans ...................... Air Force ............................. yes Robert Gilbo ....................... Navy ................................. no Jewell Hayes ....................... Air Force ............................. yes Richard Irwin ....................... Navy ................................. no Jeanne Slovenkay .................. Army Nurse Corp .................... yes Frances Dimaro ..................... Army WWII ........................... yes Naomi Hamm ...................... Army ................................ yes Donald Covell ...................... Army/Air Force ........................ no Mary Cobb ......................... Navy ................................ yes Isadore Hirsberg .................... Merchant Marines .................... no Ruth White ......................... Army ................................ yes Mye Trumbore ...................... Navy ................................ yes Lonnie Barnett ..................... Army ................................. no Michael Acevedo ................... Army ................................. no Gary Koski .......................... USMC ................................ no Jane Burkhart ...................... Air Force .............................. no


Page 11 June 1 to Sept. 2 Eye-cons of Floridas Wilderness Opening June 1 at 6 p.m. is Lake Eustis Museum of Arts next exhibit entitled Jim W. Wilson: Eye-cons of Floridas Wilder ness. Wilsons paintings of Flor idas wilderness are striking. His accuracy, as the artist has made a lifelong study of birds, reptiles and plants, while exhibiting his artworks and teaching at art insti tutions throughout Pennsylvania and Florida. A gallery discussion will take place between Wilson and Museum Director Richard Colvin on opening night. LEMA is located at 220 B. E. Orange Ave. across from the Eustis City Hall. Call 352-483-2900. June 3 World Ballet Competition All Stars This week 120 dancers from around the world are competing for awards and scholarships in the World Ballet Competition. Held at the Bob Carr, winners will join a host of dance stars in the World Ballet Competition All Stars of Dance on Sunday, June 3, beginning at 7 p.m. Gala highlights include Maria Kochet kova of San Francisco Ballet and winner of NBCs Superstars of Dance. Principal dancers Lia Cirio and Misa Kuranaga of the Boston Ballet, and Maki Onuki and Jonathan Jordan of Wash ington Ballet will make appear ances. Edgar Anido and Viktor Plotnikov will present two world premieres, and Joan Boada of San Francisco Ballet will make his Orlando debut. Visit WorldBallet Competition.com or call 407-8499948. June 8 Summer Music at Art & History Museums Maitland The Art & History Museums Maitland (A&H) will present its second evening of their Sum mer Concert Series, Art. Music. Food. Architecture. at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 8, in A&Hs beautiful Main Garden at 231 W. Pack this series and had a wonderful evening listening to the music pers, a 7-piece mini-orchestra with a reputation for ecstatic live ranging from Johnny Cash to jazz. Maitland poets and writers on-hand, and the A&Hs Main Galleries will be open for guests to view the exhibit. Admission is $3. Visit ArtandHistory.org or call 407-539-2181. June 8 Crealdes 32nd Annual Student Show The work of exceptional student artists will be presented in Crealds 32nd Annual Juried Student Show, on display from June 8 to Aug. 31. The highlights of the students year artworks in painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture and photography will be exhibited with many of the pieces for sale. The opening reception will be held on the Creald campus on June 8 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Creald School zation established in 1975 with a year-round curriculum of more than 100 visual arts classes for students of all ages. Call 407-6711886 or visit crealde.org June 8 to July 18 Next to Normal at Mad Cow Get ready to face the music as The Mad Cow Theatre presents the musical Next to Normal, the 2010 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey. The winner of three Tony Awards, Next to Normal is an emotional rollercoaster with a disturbingly intense contempo rary rock score. Featuring Broad way veteran Melissa Minyard in the pivotal Mother role, Next to Normal runs through July 8 at Mad Cow Theatre in down town Orlando. Call 407-297-8788 or visit madcowtheatre.com Be your grandmothers musical. June 9 Ms. Jacqueline Jones in Concert The Winter Park Playhouse Series with the incomparable Ms. Jacqueline Jones and her trio in concert on the main stage in a one-night-only special event scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on June 9. The concert is a tribute to Ms. Jones favorite classics from Broadway to jazz, plus a special salute to Billie Holiday! Ms. Jones has performed across the coun try, and remains a favorite in her hometown of Orlando with her spirited blend of jazz, rhythm and blues, and contemporary music. The Playhouse is at 711 Orange Ave. in Winter Park. Visit winterparkplayhouse.org or call 407-645-0145. And not to be missed June 5 to 10 La Cage Aux Folles Three Tony Awards; three Drama Desk Awards; four Outer Critics Circle Awards, and a pro duction starring George Hamil ton La Cage Aux Folles the musical comes to the Bob Carr from June 5-10. Its all singing, all dancing and all fun. Call 1-800982-2787 or visit FloridaTheatri cal.org Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and ne art curator. He is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. Garrick can be reached at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407-522-3906. Presented by: Supported by: Join the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce as we host our monthly breakfast program, featuring: CoffeeTalk Kickoff & Preview of 125th Anniversary Mayor Kenneth W. Bradley, City of Winter Park If you have a latte beans to grind or would like to espresso your thoughts, jo in in the conversation as we kick off the City of Winter Pa rks annual CoffeeTalk series with an update on issues affecting our community and a preview of the Citys 125th Anniversary. Friday, June 8, 2012 7:45 a.m. Networking/ 8:00 a.m. Program WINTER PARK WELCOME CENTER 151 W. Lyman Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 A complimentary continental breakfast will be served. The event is free and open to the public. For information, call the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce at (407) 644-8281 or visit www.winterpark.org. Based on the current debt situation in the United States, many preand post-retirees have become concerned about their Social Security benet. Receiving that continuous in come stream is the foundation of a retirement income plan. To make sure that you maximize your Social Security benet, it is important to know the an swers to these questions. r fntbb ff fr n rf n n CALL US TODAY FOR A COPY OF Your Guide to Social Security Bob@aSafeHarbor.com | ASafeHarbor.com(407) 644-6646 Learn more visit www.ss.vip2site.com *A Safe Harbor LLC is in no way afliated with the Social Security Administration. Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater Opens Friday! BERNIE starring Jack Black & Shirley MacLaine Fri. Sun. 3:45, 6:30, 9:15 Mon Thurs. 6:30, 9:15 Wednesday Night Pitcher Show OLD SCHOOL Wed. 8:00 or Sunset On the lawn at Eden Bar FREE Coming Soon! Fathers Day CADDYSHACK Sun. June 17, 1:00


Page 12 Opinions Im pretty sure Ive LUVed trees all my life. I am certain they brought us to Winter Park. When I was a kid in North our front yard. I remember my brother and I climbing it, enthu siastically encouraging our wirehaired terrier, Spike, to climb up behind us. He did, too. Dogs climbing trees is pretty funny. For a 40-something now, its a wonderful memory of childhood, as you cant get much better than trees and dogs. Later on, as I attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, I dont think Id ever seen fall more beautiful. Maybe some of the nostalgia for college mixed in, but a campus full of large trees, muted earth tones falling all around, scooting along the ground in the breeze, it was wonderful even on my way to class. I do this thing at certain moments in my life. Id call it a mental picture, but its more than that. When a moment is so good I want to try to remember it for ever, I stop and look, watch, focus on not simply what Im seeing, but also how I feel at that mo ment. Among the times Ive done that in my life, Im surprised how many I easily remember that include trees, many simply star ones branches. Ive never found a better frame for storing a starry night. We lived in Atlanta for 12 business trip that left me stunned. I always liked the window seat, wanting to spot where I lived, seeing downtown, this location, that, places I enjoyed. But outside the perimeter on this return I remember seeing huge swaths of property cleared, simply red clay and dirt below, trees erased as easily, mindlessly to me, as marks on a chalkboard. I remember thinking the whole point of liv ing so far out, at least in part wasnt it about having more trees? I lived in an area in the city that had so many, it seemed insane to drive far outside to have so few. In 2001 we moved to Fort Lauderdale and my LUV of trees grew more. We were tropical when we decided not to brave a downpour, instead ordering Chinese delivery. I remember a woman at the door, large brown bag in hand, drenched. I expected her to berate me for ordering delivery on such a night. Instead, she simply pointed to the side, and exclaimed: That is the larg est ponytail palm in the state of Florida. After Hurricane Wilma, and my discovery of what the state calls Champion Trees, I proved her correct. I measured the base at a seemingly outra The forestry employee they sent to correct my obvious embel lishment came up with nearly a foot more. In addition to that, we had the tallest tree in the state of Florida one street over, a kapok tree that I believe I correctly remember towered 13 stories into the air. It came down dur ing Wilma. Our ponytail took Wilmas 167 mph gusts in stride. This tree had, shall we say, in 2012 vernacular, back. And so, looking back, not surprising my lifes tree-lined path led me to Winter Park. We are surrounded by some amaz ingly beautiful trees in Winter Park. A recent debate emerged after many had been trimmed for electrical wires. Im no expert on how all that is best handled, so I leave it to them and trust the best and most appropriate steps will be taken. I consider myself, however, to be a bit of a tree connoisseur, and know there are many around like me. So, in the next month, the Winter Park-Maitland Observer and I would like to invite you to join us in celebrating the glorious tree canopy we have all around. Theyre home to the abundant birds of prey in our area, they shade us from the heat, they dazzle our visitors, and make our home feel so much more like a home. Send me photos of your fa vorite trees in the area to ILU VWinterPark@earthlink.net with TREES in the subject line. Please identify its location, provide any narrative you wish including why you believe it is so special. and city (Winter Park, Maitland, Baldwin Park, College Park, etc.). Well likely highlight a few along the way, but in early July well include stories and pictures shared by you. At that time I will also write about a few of our lo cal trees and some of the experts who deal with them and show them the tender LUVing care we want for them. Poet Joyce Kilmer wrote: I think that I shall never see / A poem [LUV]ly as a tree. Nearly 100 years later, not much has changed. Clyde Moore operates local sites ILUVWinterPark.com, ILUVParkAve.com and LUVMyRate.com, and aims to help local businesses promote themselves for free and help save them money, having some fun along the way. Email him at iluvwinterpark@earthlink.net or write to ILuv Winter Park on Facebook or Twitter. Clyde Moore I LUV Winter Park Grateful for my lifes tree-lined path PHOTO BY CLYDE MOORE THE OBSERVER This is a photo of twin barred owl babies that Clyde Moore took last year in his backyard in Winter Park. They became Moores I LUV Winter Park website mascots, Winnie and Parker. SOUND S G OOD I L I KE S OMETH I N G UN I QUE, QUA I NT. TOO MANY CHA I NS. I L I KE PARK AVENUE BECAU S E ITS NOT S O MUCH L I KE THAT. ROB JOHN S ON GRACE CL I N I C CHR IS T I AN COUN S EL I N G CANT WA I T TO HAVE THE DOOR S O P EN DOWN S TA I R S A G A I N! THANK S, BOBBY SI MMON S! MONI CA TAFF INDER DEAR WI NTER PARK RE SI DENT S P LEA S E UNDER S TAND THAT THERE ARE TWO SI DE S OF EVERY S TORY AND TH IS ONLY S HOW S ONE P ER S ONS SI DE. I A S K THE RE P ORTER TO P LEA S E CONTACT JOHNNY AND KATHY FRANKENBUR G ER, OWNER S OF BRANDYW I NE S DEL I, AND G ET THE TRUTH ON ALL OF TH IS. ALDEN BIG ELOW YE S, THREE CHEER S FOR BOBBY AND MA I NTA I N I N G UN I QUE PARK AVENUE CHARM! JAME S WILL I AM KIG ER JR. Heres what readers on wpmobserver.com had to say about Clyde Moores May 24 column Longtime jeweler will revive Brandywine space about Simmons Jewelers owner Bobby Simmons opening Tiffany Deli on Friday, June 1. If you missed the story or want to leave your own comment, scan this QR code with your smartphone or visit wpmobserver.com King Features Weekly ServiceMay 28, 2012 King Features Weekly ServiceMay 28, 2012


Page 13 got more attention recently than the Initial Whether you bought any of the stock or not, there are many lessons to be learned from the events lead ing up to and since FB went public on May 18. Chasing whats hot can get you burned. It has never been a high probability way to make money, but losing money by doing so is almost a clich. FB came to market with a market capi talization of $100 billion and will need to grow exponentially to justify such a lofty valuation. The people most likely to make money when a company goes public are the insiders who took on the substantial risk in funding the company before it became suc cessful enough to go public. entertainment. With todays 24/7 media, the press can go bonkers on just about any subjects for most people, so when a cultural phenomenon such as Facebook meets big money, media frenzy is almost inevitable. Hype and urgency dont make for good decisions, but they can make ripe ground for fraud, as we saw several scams aimed at getting the unsuspecting in on the IPO. The IPO didnt matter to real investors. Many people use the term investors to describe anyone who takes any position in scribes behavior that bears no resemblance to the people trying to trade FB on opening day. Most dictionaries include terms like investing, but use terms like short term, trading and risky to describe speculat plined and patient, and smart ones would gent on answering a question like should I buy Facebook stock? To real investors, the fate of any one company or its stock should be irrelevant. American capitalism is beautiful, warts and all. As headlines appear regarding how the IPO was botched or failed, and the usual slew of lawsuits arises, it can be easy to forget that a kid with an idea about a new way to communicate started this enterprise in his dorm room. With some that kid made many of his backers rich and has given many of his employees a chance struggles, but it is still a place where people can start businesses, compete, and if people improve their standard of living and pro vide jobs that help multitudes of people beyond the company. Ron Tamayo, CFP, is a founder and partner with Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo, LLC, a wealth management rm based in Maitland. He has been a nancial planning practitioner for 25 years and currently serves on the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Financial Planning. He can be reached at ron@moisandtzgerald.com Louis Roney Play On! Chris Jepson Perspectives Happy endings? Our heroes, past and present When I was a kid, my father was more than my dad he was my No. 1 hero. In World War I right out of college, he had volunteered in the U.S. Infantry and against the Germans. He had lived through horrible expe riences about which I, his curious son, was anxious to hear, but he managed to skirt around everything except the most innocuous. The day after Pearl Harbor, Dec. 8, 1941, I took the subway from Harvard Square in to Boston and joined the U.S. Navy. Somehow, a few weeks later, my overage father probably because of his knowledge of languages was allowed World War II we both thereafter wore the same uniform. My father had a patriotism and pride of country that was an inspi ration to me. Even today, at 91, I would gladly don the uniform if they would take me, blind as I am. the s was a kill or be killed propo sition, and, after 3,000 Americans died at Pearl Harbor, our mission was to kill job, and there was no doubt in our minds I am writing these words on Memorial Day, and am remembering in particular my Navy friends and college classmates who died in uniform in World War II. I could just as easily have been one of those who did not come back, however I did come back to this great country and As an opera singer, I sang in some 11 countries and lived for a considerable period in France, Germany, Italy and Switzerland. Each country had its own charms. However, when I returned to Ameri can soil, the soil from which I sprang, I knew in my heart that the good old USA was a special place on Gods earth, and that I was a lucky guy to have an Ameri can passport. It is not uncommon for Americans to express gratitude to their own country. The many other countries that we have saved in wartime may often express less appreciation than we have a right to expect. The noblesse oblige that per vades all that America does is one of the qualities that make us special indeed. At Harvard in 1940 and I helped form a group dedicated to saving Eng land, when and if the English were in vaded by Germany. England is, I thought, the home of our mother tongue and much of our background, customs and history. We were told from the pulpit in Har vard Chapel at a recent class reunion (this the greatest loss of life in World War II. I never heard anyone across the Atlantic express to me any gratitude for the U.S. having saved its ass! What I think it was that we saved was Western civiliza tion, and we were the only nation with all of the knowhow, guts and power to do the job. I, and those of my comrades still alive, think of those heroes past and present who fought so that we can all be free Americans today. These remain our shin ing heroes, and always will be. About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) had seen Mitt Romney portrayed in the movies. No, it is not the 1987 movie Wall Street featuring Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko. In that portrayal of stereotypical Wall Street trader caught an insider trader. He argued, Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is good. He went to jail. In the movies. Mitt Romney makes no bones about what he does. Nor should he. Romney, an obviously shrewd capitalist, has publicly acknowledged that his sole goal as a busi and his investors. His business model was all was Romney ever driven to create jobs. Romney wasnt trained, nor did he aspire to create new products, or design or manufacture them. Romney wasnt about factories or employees or jobs. Romney completely understand and appreciate. That is Romneys raison dtre. There are several business models that Romney employed in his line of work. One of them was to acquire underper forming corporations, slice and dice em, borrow money against assets, cut expens and to charge the company millions of dollars in consulting management fees and, well, if the company survived or not, of gold. Romney practiced a type of capitalism that is completely acceptable (legal) in many quarters (see: U.S. Cham ber of Commerce) yet so, too, was the business model practiced by Henry Potter another individuals loss (an American worker, for example) is not illegal. In some circles, it is celebrated. Celebrated because it separates the our capitalist economy requires in pick ing winners and losers. Celebrated for all the reasons to which capitalists such again, I acknowledge the critical impor economy. A business model that does not But if that is your reason for being, if that is the most distinctive motivating factor for running for the presidency, should not the American electorate clearly under stand what inspires Republican Mitt Romney? No, Mitt Romney is no Wall Street insider like Gordon Gekko, although I would like to hear him renounce Greed is good. No, think of Mitt Romney as Edward Lewis, the character in the 1990 movie Pretty Woman. Lewis, played by Rich ard Gere, is the quintessential corporate raider who dismantles American corpora his associate, Philip Stuckey played by Jason Alexander (Seinfeld), are poised to take over an underperforming shipbuild ing company run by James Morse (Ralph Bellamy). Lewis, during the negotia tions, has mind-altering sex with another entrepreneur, the prostitute Vivian Ward played by Julia Roberts. And voila, Lewis experiences a pro found change of heart (mindboggling sex often does exactly that) and, rather than dismantling Morses corporation, instead partners with him to make the company again viable. Oh, Lordy! Wipe away the tears. Lewis then shows up in a white limousine (horse) and sweeps Ward into his arms, redeeming the two fallen capitalists. I love happy endings, dont you? Only in the movies. Dont expect any with Romney. Happy endings. Unless, of course, Henry Potter is your inspiration and primary constituency. Jepson is a 24-year resident of Florida. Hes scally conservative, socially liberal, likes art and embraces diversity of opinion. Reach him at Jepson@MEDIAmerica.US I could just as easily have been one of those who did not come back, however I did come back to this great country and all that the American life offers. Quick lessons from the Facebook IPO RON TAMAYO Guest Writer Ron Tamayo Fit for the Fourth blog Check in with Sarah Grafton to see how she did on Day 30 of her 60-day get-t challenge. Scan this QR code with your smart phone or visit wpmobserver.com As headlines appear regarding how the IPO was botched or failed, and the usual slew of lawsuits arises, it can be easy to forget that a kid with an idea about a new way to communicate started this enterprise in his dorm room.


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