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Far greater than we expect ed...We were outspent, but we werent outworked. A race for Orange Countys District 1 School Board seat came down to less than 100 votes, with Joie Cadle getting 50.32 percent of the vote and retaining her seat over challenger Joshua Katz. It doesnt matter who wins; whoever is in that board seat has to be held accountable, because the education of students belongs to the students, Katz said after the polls closed. Daryl Flynn retained her Dis trict 2 seat with 63.6 percent of the vote. Nobody won a majority in the District 3 race, with Linda Kobert leading with 43.99 percent. Regina Hellinger, who received 26.4 percent, will challenge her in a November runoff. A half-penny sales tax for schools passed with 63.95 percent of the vote. A vote mandating paid sick time for companies with 15 employees or more passed with 63.86 percent of the vote, though Rick Scott last year. In the governors race the two most talked about candidates also easily won their primaries, Republican nomination for reelection with 87.7 percent and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist winning his primary over Nan Rich with 74.29 percent of the vote. In a slew of Circuit 9 judgeship 10 with 60.06 percent. Margaret 66.71 percent. Elaine Barbour won percent. Diana Tennis defeated by a margin of less than 3 percent. Heather Pinder Rodriguez won 69.85 percent. Scott Polodna won Tina Caraballo is headed for a runoff for the Orange County Barlow. Brian Duckworth won Sarah Wilson and Megan El liott contributed to this report. PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER U.S. Rep. John Mica easily won his Republican primary, blowing out a four-candidate eld, earning 72.17 percent of the vote. A half-penny sales tax also passed easily. Incumbents dominate in local election landslides Few upsets in more than a dozen races ISAAC BABCOCK Observer staff Winter Park residents against higher density development were relieved after a unanimous vote to not pass a controversial change to the comprehensive plan Monday. The amendment would have allowed planned developments larger, mixed-use projects to be constructed on any four lane road outside the box of Fairbanks, In terlachen, Pennsylvania and Web ster avenues. The City Commission reasoned that the city should hold off on looking at planned development until their upcoming visioning process, expected to take between nine and 12 months. That period would set the tone for future development in the city, according to city staffs recommendation. This has been an interesting discussion, Mayor Ken Bradley said following the vote. There needs to be peace and calm and we need to listen to our citizens thats certainly all that went into my thinking. Residents applauded the City Commissions decision, but that doesnt mean the density signs are coming down just yet. We still have to be vigilant, resident Marty Sullivan said. Commission reverses on density issue TIM FREED Observer staff Drivers circling outside Win ter Parks new Trader Joes loca tion may see some relief from the current parking problems though its only an extra 10 spac es for now. Winter Park City Commis artery-clogging parking woes at the Winter Park Lakeside devel opment on Monday by giving Unicorp National Developments a new Blue Cross/Blue Shield clinic, allowing construction ve hicles to leave the area to free up parking. The completion of the clinic would mean 36 additional park ing spaces nearby, but only 10 of them would be open immedi ately due to the heavier construc tion taking roughly four more months, Winter Park Planning PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVER Parking will grow by 10 spaces, possibly more after the Commission reversed a ruling. 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Page 2 | Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer TRADER JOES | Parking to expand Director Jeff Briggs said. Construction for the Blue Cross/Blue Shield clinic halted recently when the city revoked cupancy due to a lack of off-site parking for employees. On Mon day Unicorp offered a temporary solution: an unmarked, 28-car lot acquired from the Hillstone Restaurant just south of the Winter Park Lakeside to make up for 21 required spac es. Its all an ef fort to get the ished and free up the parking, Unicorp President Chuck Whittall said. We do have 36 spaces that are not being utilized right now [out side the clinic], Whittall said. We have about 13 construction vehicles daily there.We want to The Winter Park City Com mission voted by a count of 3-2 to allow construction but not occupancy on the condition solution to the parking shortage, as opposed to a temporary, un marked lot. Whittall said that permanent parking would be acquired when Unicorps potential deal for the Mt. Vernon Inn property closes later this year. But City Commissioner Sarah Sprinkel said she felt concern over residents having to cross U.S. Highway 17-92 to get from that property to the Lakeside plaza. I didnt want people cross ing 17-92 to park and then walk across, Sprinkel said. Thats a dangerI dont consider that a good permanent solution. Whittall assured that he study conducted on the intersec tion to see how to make crossing the street safer. City Commis sioner Carolyn Cooper, who vot ed against grant ing permission along with Mayor Ken Bradley, said she feared that moving forward without a per manent solution would trap the City Commission down the road. Every time we make a tem porary decision, we move further down the road to Blue Cross/ Blue Shield investing quite a bit of money into moving things to the interior of the building, Cooper said. Im assuming were talking MRIs and X-Ray equipmentThe more further down the road that we go, the more we are boxing ourselves in to having to approve whatever solution. Whittall said Unicorp will move their permanent parking so lution another step forward with in the next two weeks, submitting a development proposal for the Mt. Vernon Inn property to the citys planning and zoning board. C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Saturday, September 6, 2014 My Heart. My Life. Sponsor: GreaterOrlandoHeartWalk.org Greater Orlando HEART WALK Media Sponsors: #ORLHeartWalk www.duke-energy.com Were your neighbors.We pass each other as we go to work each day. We see you at the grocery store. Our kids play together after school. We are the people of Duke Energy. And we are working hard to keep the lights on for your family and for ours. Were proud to be a part of this community. We have about 13 construction vehicles daily there.We want we can get construction PHOTOS BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Rain forced the Dan Heitz Band inside, but didnt douse the fun at Maitlands Summer Concert Series event Aug. 8, with poetry, drinks and music at the Germaine Marvel Building. Summer Concert Series
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 | Page 3 Aug. 25 City Commission meeting highlights If you were unable to watch or attend the City Commission meet ing held Aug. 25 in the City Hall Commission Chambers, below are a few highlights of decisions made at the meeting: Mayors Report recognizing Full Sail Universitys SPARK Program and their produc tion of the citys newest webisode showcasing the citys Pools & Playgrounds. All city videos can be viewed on the homepage of the citys website by clicking on the more videos button. nized for her Art in Chambers exhibit. Consent Agenda were approved with an amend ment. licitations were approved (for a complete listing, visit cityofwinter park.org/ccpackets). Action Items Requiring Discussion tional Developments Inc. to tem porarily utilize the Hillstone over Orlando Ave. was approved. budget were discussed and ap proved to be included in the bud get public hearing in September. Public Hearings prises to split the property at 2525 Temple Drive into two single-fami ly lots was approved. nance vacating and abandoning the easement located at 1870 Laurel Road was approved. ordinance amending the Compre hensive Plan related to goals, ob jectives and policies text within the Future Land Use Element related to the Planned Development Fu ture Land Use designations; com bining the PD-1 and PD-2 Future Land Use designations; deleting the maps indicating the candidate areas for Planned Development Future Land Use and deleting the parameters for the creation and establishment of Planned Devel opment zoning districts and other policy text relating to Planned De velopment Future Land Use, was not adopted. Residential Zoning Districts to es tablish rear and front setbacks for single family residential properties with shallow lot depths; and Sec tion 58-67 Low Density Residen tial (R-2) District to correct a sin gle family dwelling coverage error and modify certain miscellaneous residential provisions in Sections 58-65 and 58-66 was tabled. nance amending Section 62-77, Loi A full copy of the Aug. 25 City Commission minutes will be avail able at cityofwinterpark.org the week of Sept. 8, pending approval by the City Commission. Remem ber, if you are unable to attend the City Commission meetings, you can watch them live, gavel-to-gavel as they happen. During the meet ing, simply log on to cityofwin terpark.org/cclive to easily stay CoffeeTalk featuring Commissioner Sarah Sprinkel Dont forget to attend Coffee Talk featuring Commissioner Sar ah Sprinkel on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 8 a.m. for conversation and a cup of coffee provided by Palmanos Cafe, Coffee & Wine Bar. Coffee Talk will be held at the Welcome Center located at 151 W. Lyman Ave. For more information, please call 407-599-3428. Congratulations Fire Chief Jim White Winter Park Fire Chief James E. White was presented with the Fire Chief of the Year Award from the Florida Fire Chiefs Association (FFCA). The award was presented at the FFCAs annual Summer Ex ecutive Leadership Conference in Fort Lauderdale. This is the highest ecutives. The award was conceived chiefs whose acts and deeds in their profession, home, community and country, serve as an example executives throughout the state. Award selection criteria in cludes leadership, innovation, pro fessional development, integrity, service to the public, and contribu Nominations from across the state were reviewed by the award com mittee consisting of the previous three award recipients. Chief White will serve on the award committee for the 2015 award selection pro cess. According to Chief White, Be ing nominated for this award is an honor. To me personally, be ing selected says more about the nominated by my staff and recom mended by my peers throughout the state makes me tremendously proud. It is truly a blessing to lead of Winter Park. Established in 1900, Winter Park and emergency services agency, internationally accredited, provid ing the highest insurance services annually to an average of 4,500 requests for service with compre activities helping maintain an ex traordinarily low-dollar loss from tained community environment. To leash or not to leash Leashed pets are always wel come in all city parks except Cen tral Park. Leashed or unleashed pets are not welcomed in areas used for personal recreation of families and children. These include places such ground areas and picnic pavilion areas that are located in these pub lic parks: Unleashed pets are always welcome in Lake Baldwin Park offleash area. See Section 18-14 of the citys locations where pets are prohib ited. City Hall closed City Hall will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of Labor Day and will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Household garbage, yard trash and recycling collection services will not be provided and will re sume normal services on the next regularly scheduled collection day. on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, watch us on Vimeo. Get ready for Labor Day WELCOMENew M embers www.maitlandchamber.com All About Plumbing of Orlando Tangible Property Tax Services, Inc. Winter Park Health Foundation Professional Employer Resources, Inc. Embassy Suites Orlando North Fairwinds Credit Union Maitland Western & Southern Life Barnes Insurance & Financial ServicesOur MissionTo foster growth among the areas established businesses, and lend assistance to new rms locating to the area. The Maitland Area Chamber of Commerce takes great pride in our community. Come to Maitland, land of 18 parks and 21 lakes with over 1000 acres of water!Location: Embassy Suites Hotel Orlando North 225 Shorecrest Drive Altamonte Springs, FL 32701Chamber Members $20.00 (Prior To RSVP Deadline) Chamber Members $25.00 (After RSVP Deadline) Future Members & Visitors $25.00 At The Door $25.00 PRE-PAID RESERVATIONS REQUESTED To RSVP Phone: 407-644-0741 RSVP DEADLINE 12:00 PM Monday, September 15, 2014C hamber Hours M onday Friday 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Drop In For A Cup Of Coffee Or Just To Say Hello!!!For Membership Questions and Information, please call the visit the website at www.MaitlandChamber.com or email to Jeff@MaitlandChamber.com Join Us For Our 17th Annual TASTE OF MAITLAND! Enjoy a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Lily Visit over 30 restaurants & Taste their specialties!You wont go away hungry! Live entertainment throughout the eveningMaitland Community Luncheon Wednesday, September 17 Speaker: FULL SAIL UNIVERSITYDate: October 20, 2014 Time: 5:00 PM 8:00 PMWebsite: http://maitlandchamber.com REGULAR ADVANCE PURCHASE$20.00 Adults $10.00 Children (Ages 3 12)DAY OF EVENT PURCHASE$25.00 Adults $12.50 Children (Ages 3 12) SAVE THE DATE Winter Park City Talk BY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER
Page 4 | Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Calendar AUG. 28 Bring the whole family and blanket for a free outdoor viewing of Toy Story at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28 in Winter Parks Central Park. For more information, visit enzian.org SEPT. 3 The rst lm to take viewers inside the worlds most powerful nancial institu tion, Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve, will be shown by 3P Business Consulting during a networking event on Sept. 3 beginning at 5:30 p.m. An hour of networking starts at Mitchells Fish Market in the Winter Park Village at 5:30 p.m. Then a showing of the lm and a Q&A economics professor Dr. Beni Balak will follow beginning at 7 p.m. both at the Bush Auditorium at Rollins College. Tickets are $11 and can be purchase on the day of the event, or at www.3p-bc.com Right plant right place is the over riding principle in a Florida landscaping, including the shoreline. A presentation on Sept. 3 in the Maitland Community Park Meeting Room will guide you in making the best decisions when managing your shoreline landscape by providing infor mation to assist with the maintenance, restoration and plant selection for your lakeshore. The free class will run from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and is hosted by Kelly Greer of the Orange County Extension Education Center. Sign up by calling 407-539-0042. SEPT. 4 As part of several events timed for Sep tember to support National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Central Floridabased charity Kids Beating Cancer calls on national talents and all-kid choir to produce a benet song called My Own Hero (#MyOwnHero). Proceeds from download of the song will go to support Kids Beating Cancers mission and pro grams to provide resources and support for children with cancer and related life threatening diseases. A premiere for the music video will be held at the Enzian Community Bulletin Leasing Park Avenue Hold-Thyssen Inc., a Winter Park-based real estate services rm, recently nego tiated a ve-year lease agreement for 3,817 rentable square feet in Suite 200 at 243 W. Park Ave. in downtown Win ter Park. Darby Hold and Therese Taylor, lease consultants for Hold-Thyssen Inc., negotiated the transaction representing the local landlord, New England Partners, LLC. The new tenant, South Florida-based Harbor Community Bank, established its Central Florida Administrative Center in Winter Park, effective Aug. 1. The bank chose this building due to its excellent location in downtown Winter Park. Other major tenants at the New England Build ing include Kelly Price and Company, Elizabeth Hawthorne Faiella, PA, and Kracht Law Firm. Call for senior artists In celebration of Active Aging Week (sponsored by the International Council on Active Aging) and in collaboration with the Winter Park Health Foundation, Rollins College and Volunteers for Com munity Impact The Mayower Retire ment Community is issuing a call for lo cal artists to participate in a juried senior art show. The registration deadline is Sept. 5. The free event called Art for Genera tions is open to the public and will be held Thurs., Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Mayower Retirement Com munity, located at 1620 Mayower Court in Winter Park. Artists must be at least 55 years of age, and may submit up to ve original entries in any of the following categories: paint ings (watercolor, oil, acrylic); 3-D mixed media (wood, sculpture, ceramics, jew elry, basket-weaving, needlework, clay); or photography. Artwork must have been completed within the last three years. A Merit Award of $100 will be awarded in each category, and an overall Best of Show award of $200 will also be pre sented. To register, go to www.themayower. com/artshow, or pick up a form at the front desk in The Mayower lobby. For additional information, contact Janelle Renda at 407-672-1620, ext. 1165. I-4 expansion headquarters DACG, Inc.s rst project as a Disadvan taged Business Enterprise will be the rehabilitation of the Interstate 4 expan sion headquarters building in Maitland. The headquarters building will house the Interstate 4 Mobility Partners project teams such as contracting rms: SKAN SKA USA, LANE Construction Corp., and Granite Construction Co., and serve as a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) eld ofce. 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A Jeremiahs food truck will also be on the premises and donating a portion of the proceeds to WPHS Foundation. If you have a latt beans to grind or you simply want to espresso your thoughts, CoffeeTalk may be the cup for you. The popular Coffee Talk series gives the com munity an opportunity to sit down and talk with the Winter Park mayor, city manager and city commissioners for free over a cup of coffee provided by Palmanos Cafe, Coffee & Wine Bar. CoffeeTalk provides a more informal setting to share ideas, con cerns and thoughts with members of the City Commission. CoffeeTalk with Com missioner Sarah Sprinkel will be Thursday, Sept. 4, from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Winter Park Welcome Center. Call 407-599-3428 for more information. SEPT. 5 The Art & History Museums Maitland proudly presents Ladies Art Lounge a program that focuses on friendships and creativity, with a lot of fun thrown in the mix. Ladies Art Lounge is designed for women who want an evening out with friends where they can talk, have a glass of wine, and learn something new in a casual and fun atmosphere. The program is held on the rst Friday of every month (next event Sept. 5) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The nights theme is Urban Plaster with Marla E, where participants can learn painting techniques using urban plaster as a substrate. Bring a photo to work from; a vacation shot, a family pet, a favorite piece of art you wish to recreate, or even a sele! Register at artandhistory.org Septembers First Friday Festival will be 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5, along New Broad Street. First Friday is a monthly event where patrons can shop, stroll and sip their way through Baldwin Parks Vil lage Center. With live music, free samples, food and drink specials (plus much more), theres something for everyone at First Fridays! The festival also features local artists, many Central Florida based small businesses, and non-prot organizations with products and services ranging from health and tness to beauty and fashion, as well as community service opportuni ties. This free monthly event is open to the public and is both family and pet friendly. For more information on the First Friday series, please visit baldwinparkevents. com Enjoy an outdoor movie showing of Stuck in Love (rated R) in beautiful Leu Gardens on Sept. 5. Blanket/chairs are recommended. You may bring a dinner picnic basket. Alcohol is permitted. Garden Admission is $6 adult and $3 child; Leu Members receive free admission. The gar dens open at 6 p.m. and the movie starts at 8 p.m. Leu Gardens closes at the end of the movie. Curbies Sidewalk Cafe will be selling great food and Peak Season Pops will be selling delicious popsicles and popcorn. SEPT. 6 Contemporary dance company Dawn Branch Works presents Variations, a benet concert featuring special guests and a special sneak peek of new con temporary works. Proceeds from this event will provide startup costs for this up-and-coming professional company in residency at The Center for Contemporary Dance located at 3580 Aloma Avenue, #7, in Winter Park. A silent auction and wine reception are included in the concert admission. Shows are at 8 p.m. on Satur day, Sept. 6 and 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7. Tickets are $20 in advance, and $24 at the door. Call 407 695-8366 or visit www. thecenterfordance.org SEPT. 7 The Orlando Area Historical Rose Soci ety will meet on Sunday, Sept. 7, at Harry P. Leu Gardens; 1920 North Forest Ave. Doors open at 2 p.m., and the program starts at 2:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free guest speakers this month will be Colette and Jerry Cadwell who will give a Power Point presentation about rose gardens in California. For more informa tion call OAHRS at 407-497-1639 or Leu Gardens at 407-246-2020. ONGOING The Polasek Museum is pleased to pres ent a joint exhibition by botanical art ists Carolyn Cohen and Redenta So prano Early scientic illustrators strove to realistically document plant species. Cohen and Sopranos art is based upon those principles, each with a singularly contemporary approach. From the works of both artists in this exhibit, you too will observe your surroundings with new eyes and begin to see patterns and symmetries emerging from the seemingly chaotic natural world. Programming will include lectures and workshops taught by the artists. For more information on this ex hibit, which runs Sept. 2 through Nov. 23, please email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn self-defense forms and get healthy at Tae Kwon Do classes at the Maitland Civic Center. Sessions run from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays under the in struction of world champion Grand Master Harms. Cost is $60 per month. For more information, call 407-461-5932 or email MasterHarms@hotmail.com Come out to the Crosby YMCA in Winter Park every Thursday at 6 p.m. for exer cise and advice at its Walk with a Doc program. Residents can get their health questions answered by Florida Hospital physicians and take a 30-minute walk to receive a prize. Contact the Crosby YMCA at 407-644-3606 or visit HealthyCentral Florida.org for more information. Best Paw Forward offers small group classes for dog obedience and behavior problem solving. The classes will be held at the Maitland Civic Center from 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday. There are classes for pups 8-18 weeks old, a basic manners program for older pups and adult dogs, and intermediate and advanced obedience classes. Email email@example.com or call 407-321-1006 for more information. Join dance instructor Michael Barbieri at his Salsa Heat Dance Studio to learn salsa dancing. Classes are held on Tues days and Thursdays from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Maitland Civic Center. Cost is $10 per class, $79 for 10 classes, and $159 for 25 classes. Visit salsaorlando.com or call 407-275-0943 for more information. tions in the past few months that provide eligibility to perform work on state and federal building projects as a woman and minority-owned business. DACGs President Heather McCandless recently received notice of the construction con tracting rms certication as a Disad vantaged Business Enterprise. The building will serve as the hub for construction activities during the I-4 project set for construction to start in early 2015 and completion in early 2021.
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 | Page 5 Maitland City Talk BY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR FY 2015 General Fund Budget On Monday, Sept. 8, the City public meetings required to adopt Final adoption of the citys FY 2015 budget and millage rate is scheduled for Sept. 22. Both public meetings will be held in the City Hall Council Chambers at 6:30 p.m. Many steps were taken to ensure citizen participation in the budget process, including hold ing advisory board meetings to discuss the Capital Improvements Program (CIP) and establish time lines for the improvements, three budget workshops and a strategic planning session. In July, the City Council adopted a proposed op erating millage rate of 4.90 mills, which was communicated to tax payers via the property tax notices mailed by the Orange County Property Appraiser in August. At 4.90 mills, the citys operat ing millage would generate $9.2 million in ad valorem tax revenue. Ad valorem tax is the single larg est revenue for the city, account ing for approximately 39 percent of total revenues. Like most com munities in Florida, Maitland de-valuation, and the citys cur rent taxable value is just over $2 billion (19 percent less than the high of $2.5 billion in FY 2009). In creasing the millage rate from the current rate of 3.88 to 4.90 mills generates an additional $1.9 mil additional funds would be used to balance the budget without and would include the following budget recommendations: restor time positions that remain frozen (unfunded) from previous budget reduction efforts; upgrading a po sition from part-time to full-time ware; adding new equipment to the Fleet Division to reduce man hours and outsourcing of repairs; and installing an entry feature on South Orlando Avenue. eral Fund budget totals just under $24 million, which is 6 percent more than FY 2014 original bud get. The budget supports our pri mary business of providing core municipal services such as police streets, parks, physical properties, computers, vehicles, equipment, reational programming; building construction review; and admin istrative services including plan and personnel administration. In addition to providing core servic es, this budget focuses on several Council members in their strategic planning session. These initiatives include increasing communication with citizens, implementing the downtown and west side master plans, improving transportation in Maitland, increasing legislative advocacy, and maintaining quality public safety programs. also provides for $1.5 million in capital improvement projects for FY 2015. These capital projects in clude: $250,000 for FlexBus imple mentation; $358,000 in city-wide sidewalk improvements; $311,000 in street repair and paving proj ing upgrades; $152,000 in citywide facility upgrades; $120,000 in entry feature and street-scape; and $200,000 in park upgrades and re furbishments. For additional details on the FY 2015 budget please visit the citys website at itsmymaitland.com. Hard copies of the FY 2015 Budget Draft are also available for review at City Hall. Sharon M. Anselmo, Assis tant City Manager Getting some exciting projects off the ground PHOTOS BY TIM FREED THE OBSERVER Maitlands SunRail stop will soon have help thanks to buses to the Maitland Center. 2014 Orlando IBD Education Seminar Free Event Open To The Public RSVP Needed:http://online.ccfa.org/2014 orlandoeducationseminarSaturday, Sept. 13th at the Maitland Civic Center Check-In 8:45am Seminar Presentations 9:15am-12:45pm Panel Q&A 12:45pm 1:00pmPresentation 1: Healthcare & Patient Advocacy: Resources & Tools Presentation 2: Surgery for IBD & Postop Expectations **BREAK ** Presentation 3: Stress Management and IBD Presentation 4: Review of Treatment & Newest Research Findings in IBDComplimentary Breakfast & Exhibit TablesThank you to our SponsorsFor More Info OR To RSVP Please Contact: Laura Kraubetz, 646.203.1214 or firstname.lastname@example.org ST ARBUTTS rfntb rrrSalons bb bbExp 9/11/14
Felicia Ryersons days lectur ing at the blackboard are behind her. Today the teacher embraces and excels at providing educa tion enabled from another kind of board no chalk or erasers needed. Although she no longer spends her days in the classroom instructing elementary schoolers, Felicia Ryerson said she always keeps in mind lessons learned in the classroom when shes clack ing out virtual school lesson plans from behind a keyboard. The lessons she learned as an she now prepares other teach ers to enter the sometimes alienseeming world of virtual educa tion. Teaching in a virtual envi ronment is very different from the classroom, but Ive found the same principles apply in both worlds, Ryerson said. Currently the Chief Learn School, Ryerson has been there to promote the school and now helping to develop new teachers. For her efforts with Florida Virtual School, Ryerson was in ducted into the United States Dis tance Learning Association Hall of Fame in May. Ryerson helped develop train ing modules at FLVS to introduce teachers to the world of virtual begin as students. New teachers with the district comed by a team member just as teachers are encouraged to do with their new students. Then, just like their future students, class online, learning how to nav igate the systems and discovering hang-ups inherent with virtual education. Its just as important, if not more so, for online teachers to get to know their students. In the classroom this happens naturally, in the online world, teachers have to develop communication skills that allow them to ask questions and establish trust with their stu dents, Ryerson said. Its not uncommon, she said, for teachers and students to ex change stories about what they did on the weekend or over vaca tion breaks. For instance, teachers might ask a student how the football game they attended was or share some of their own vacation pic tures as a way to connect with students, she said. Once new teachers assume their roles, they work one-on-one with students and their families, so establishing a bond built on trust is important. Students need to feel like they can share their challenges with their teachers, Ryerson said. Part of virtual education in volves live sessions conducted by teachers with one or more stu dents. Teachers can use these live sessions to teach in fun and differ ent ways. Many teachers run mini-con tests during the live sessions, allowing students to compete against each other for prizes or bragging rights. Some will even set up virtual game nights online, just for fun. They give teachers and students a chance to interact outside of the virtual classroom, just as game day in traditional classrooms gives students a chance to bond with their teacher. Teachers are also encouraged to volunteer to represent FLVS at various community events such as Taste of Oviedo. This allows them the chance to interact with the community and meet poten tial students and families face-toface. Teachers who volunteer have also invited their current students to seek them out at such events, to introduce themselves in the real world. Ryerson said that bridging the gap between traditional class room instruction and virtual in struction is vital to the success of not only the teachers and stu dents, but also FLVS itself. Very early on FLVS recognized the need for ongoing teacher sup port and began their partnership with the United States Distance Learning Association. Ryerson and her team have been called upon as consultants to help other schools set up their virtual classrooms and training programs. Today pre-service teachers interested in becoming virtual schoolteachers can now do a por tion of their required internship through the University of Central Floridas College of Education. This past year, 180 pre-service teachers completed online intern ships. Aside from its rapid growth, the one thing that has surprised Ryerson most about online edu cation are the opportunities for students and teachers to build re lationships. The key to students success is the teachers ability to meet students where they are, Ryer son said. We are here to facilitate that. Page 6 | Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Lifestyles PHOTO COURTESY OF FELICIA RYERSON Felicia Ryerson got into the business of teaching teachers after she left the classroom. Now shes helping to advance online education. Teacher pioneers virtual classrooms Hall-of-Famer taught teachers how to teach kids on the internet ALLISON OLCSVAY Observer staff Monday, October 20, 2014 5:00 PM 8:00 PM Produced By The Maitland Area Chamber Of Commerce Taste Of Maitland Showcases The Diversity Of The Maitland Area Dining Community! Area Restaurants Are Invited To Participate! Visit The Taste Website To Download An Application. 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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 | Page 7 The Knights have won their last eight season openers, regard less of where, when, and against whom. But theyve never done it in Ireland. And theyve never done it against Penn State. And theres never been a volcano in volved. What looms ahead this coming Saturday is one of the most an ticipated season starts in program history, if only for the novelty alone. Theyll kick off at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time in Dublins Croke Park. Over there itll be 1:30 p.m. Irish Standard Time just about right for a Saturday afternoon kickoff. The opponent is a familiar one. In their most successful season in team history en route to a 12-1 record last year, the Knights won eight of their games by a margin of 10 points or less. Their 34-31 Sept. 14 upset of Penn State in University Park, Pa., will likely go down as one of the greatest. Quarterback Blake Bortles would throw for 288 yards and three touchdowns to lead his team to the win. By the time that season was over, the Knights were ranked No. 10/12 in the nation depending on which poll you looked at, attain ing that rank only after obliterat ing Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl. Take a look at the polls today and despite not having played a game since the most storied bowl victory in school history, the Knights have dropped out of the rankings entirely, likely helped largely by the early exodus to the NFL by Bortles. Against a Penn State team that returns its star quarterback, the Knights will have a brand new one in Pete DiNovo, the standout who set Pinellas County records in high school. No UCF fresh man QB has ever started a season opener since Daunte Culpepper. The game is already predicted to be one of the top-10 games on NCAA footballs opening week end by the sports blog SBNation. com, putting a spotlight on a game that features a new quarter back for UCF, a new head coach for Penn State, and a possible vol cano getting in the way. The Bardarbunga volcano in central Iceland is threatening air travel as it has caused alerts to hover between red (indicating imminent or current eruption) and orange (meaning a heighten ing potential for eruption) and could cause the games location to change continents. That unprec edented action could mean that the exotic game on the Emerald Isle that UCF and Penn State had been hyping since June of last year could end up being played at UCFs Bright House Stadium. The date of the game at this time is not expected to change, even if the location does, according to UCF Iceland is no stranger to highhave grounded a hemispheres Eyjafjallajokull volcano caused canceled when it erupted, sending ash clouds into the stratosphere and threatening jet engine dam age. Stranger things than even a game-changing volcano have happened to the Knights in the last 12 months, following a sea son that hinged on games won by back-to-back fumble recovery touchdowns, 10 points scored in 66 seconds in another capped off by one of the greatest touch down catches in NCAA history and an improbable goal line stand in yet another wild win. Theyll enter the Penn State receiving corps with a cumula tive 7,000-plus yards receiving in their careers. And on the ground, theyll have William Stanback, whos angling to be the next Kev in Smith with highlight reel plays of his own. Looking for a place to watch the game nearby? Wackadoos will be as close as it gets on UCFs campus at the Student Union. Ave. in Winter Park will open ear Alafaya Trail in Oviedo. Mikki Vs grill at 156 Tuscawilla Road in Winter Springs will open at 8 a.m. Staying home? It kicks off on ESPN2 at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 30. Get in the spirit of the season and in the stockings of local shoppers with theWinter Park-Maitland Observer HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: rfrnt bntf n n f REACH: f fn f f f fn nfrfn f r f ISSUE DATE: SPACE DEADLINE: f AD DEADLINE: f Dont get lost in the holiday hustle and bustle! Reserve your ad space today by contacting Tracy Craft at 407.515.2605 or TCraft@TurnstileMediaGroup.com f tr r f rff f f n f f fn bnt rn f n n nf f nt rn f f ff n rf r f f f Information www..org www.rrfMEDICARE, MEDICAID, AND MOST COMMERCIAL INSURANCES ACCEPTED 5019096 We come to you! Available 24/7 Medications, equipment and supplies provided A dedicated team of Nurses, Social Workers, Chaplains, Home Health Aides and Volunteers assigned to your care Cornerstones care is covered 100% by Medicare and Medicaid. Regardless of payer source Cornerstone is here to help. ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Knights fans are getting pumped up for an unusual game that kicks off in Dublin, Ireland this weekend, as UCF takes on Penn State. Knights ready for Dublin kickoff ISAAC BABCOCK Observer staff
Page 8 | Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer The end of summer brings both anxiety and excitement for chil dren. A new school year provides many expectations: new teachers, new classes, new classmates, and new challenges. To help your child navigate tial chaos, its important to help students gather all of the tools they need to prepare for the year ahead and be organized for class assignments. Parents can suggest methods to help keep their chil dren organized, like calendars, to-do lists, and task notebooks. If your child is already using digital tools, show him or her how to use digital organizer apps. Here at Trinity Prep, our oneto-one program encourages the use of technology for education by requiring all eighth to 12th grad ers to bring a laptop to school. This transition to using a digital device can be overwhelming, but and access to online resources. We work to build students skills in this area before they start eighth grade by using computers as class resources. All students receive an Evernote account to assist stu dents with online note taking and organization. Its important to hold your children accountable for meet ing deadlines and taking care of their own belongings, while also their own ability to manage their assignments. Check your chil drens homework, but resist the tendency to correct mistakes, thus placing the responsibility on your children to complete the assign ment and strengthening their own problem-solving skills. Students are involved in so many activities, and they look to ing that elusive balance between school, rest and fun. With exten sive commitments, students may overextend themselves, which can increase anxiety. As a parent, make sure you arent adding to your childs anxiety. Rather than asking your children what grade they received on an exam or quiz, ask them what they learned and how they can do better next time. The research is clear: students are not getting enough sleep. This can have devastating effects on a childs health and performance in school. It is up to parents to set guidelines at the start of the school year about a students cient time to sleep and enough unscheduled time to have fun. Unscheduled time plays a strong role in a childs development, just as sleeping and studying do. To help your children sleep adequately, make sure they do not have digital distractions at bedtime. Keep the computer or laptop in a central location in the home, outside of the bedroom. Similarly, require your child to charge other gadgets, like mobile phones or iPads, throughout the night in a family room or kitchen. Avoid television an hour before disturb natural sleep rhythms. When parents and schools work together, children can have a productive and enjoyable edu cational experience. The anxieties from the start of the school year will quickly dissipate. Maitland Middle starts annual fundraiser Maitland Middle School will kick off its Magazines and Memo ries fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 4. Students can purchase maga zines, holiday cards and photo books to support school pro grams. Pay for lunch, get discounts As of Aug. 14, MyLunchMon ey.com is no longer accepting on line meal payments for Orange County Public Schools. The new provider is School Pay. You can also fund other student activi yearbooks and more using School Pay. Any remaining funds in the MyLunchMoney Account will transfer to the School Pay Ac count after its been created. Visit SchoolPay.com to get started. SEPT. 2 Brookshire Elementary School will host a meet-and-greet event with Principal Kenisha Holmes at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2. For more information, call the school at 407-623-1400. SEPT. 4 Winter Park High School Spirit Night will be held Thursday, Sept. 4, from 5 to 9 win Park. Sponsored by the WPHS give a portion of proceeds to the WPHS Foundation. A Jeremiahs food truck will also be on the premises and donating a portion of the proceeds to WPHS Founda tion. SEPT. 10 On Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 7 a.m. Audubon Park Elementary School will start its September Walk N Roll, a monthly program that encourages kids and parents to walk or ride a bike to school. Participants use a punch card to track their involvement and are rewarded with stickers, snow also held for free bike helmets and locks. For more information, call the school at 407-897-6400. SEPT. 17 Reunite with old friends at Trinity Preparatory School s eighth annual Alumni Back-toSchool Social from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at Marlows Tavern in Winter Park. For more information, call the school at 407671-4140. SEPT. 29 Monday, Sept. 29, marks the Cancer Awareness Week at Trin ity Preparatory School Dona tions from a special casual day are Foundation. Students and staff can also encouraged to participate in the Central Florida 5K Race for the Cure on Sunday, Oct. 12, at UCFs Bright House Networks Stadium. For more information, call 407-6714140. Exciting transitions: Heading back to school CRAIG MAUGHAN Headmaster of Trinity Preparatory School Orange County Con v ention Center Nor th Concour se October 9 -12, 2014 Sav e $4! Discount Tic k ets Her e SAVE $4! DISCOUNT TICKETS AT WALGREENSwww.SouthernWomensShow.comOctober 9-12Orange County Convention Center North Concourse, Hall BThursday 10am-7pm Friday 10am-7pm Saturday 10am-7pm Sunday 10am-5pm800.849.0248 A Southern Shows Inc. Production Orange County Con v ention Center Nor th Concour se October 9 -12, 2014 Sav e $4! Discount Tic k ets Her e Orange County Con v ention Center Nor th Concour se October 9 -12, 2014 Sav e $4! 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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 | Page 9 The students, each in crisp white lab coats and protective goggles, wear a look of intense concentration as they conduct ex periments on a tiny piece of their own DNA. Theyre surrounded by high-tech equipment, on the labs cool black countertop sits a sculpture of a DNA strand a col orful twist of polka-dots and in needed to extract data from their own. You really felt like a scien senior at Wekiva High School. It made me appreciate science a lot more. I knew I liked science, but this really kind of opened my eyes to what it would be like to be in a real lab. nine other Central Florida high school stu dents spent a week this sum mer in a Rollins College lab after anatomy and physiology. The stu dents participated as part of the Upward Bound program, which helps prepare students for college who are either from low-income of their family headed to college to attain a four-year degree. Many tional program more than doubles the chances that these students will graduate. They help you kind of branch out and open up your mind to dif ferent opportunities that are out really help open up your eyes and put what your dreams and your goals, they help you reach those and put them in front of you, you just have to be willing to do the footwork to get there. Dr. Susan Walsh, an assistant professor of biology at Rollins, led the class in their experiments, which were made possible by a COMPASS Outreach grant she re ceived from American Society for Cell Biology. She not only hopes this program keeps the teens in terested in college, but encour ages those who have an existing passion for science. Those who hope to continue in science get more excited and get their hands dirty, she said. Its that explo ration. The students were taught how to isolate and test a piece of their DNA that research has shown is an indicator for how a person metabolizes caffeine. The gene, CYP1A2, decides if a person is a fast or slow processor of caffeine. If youre fast, caffeine doesnt af fect you very much, if youre slow, a cup of coffee could really ruin a nights sleep, Walsh said. to behavior, so a lot of us know that if we drink a cup of coffee before bed are we going to sleep or not, and so that can give you some indication as to whether you think you might be a fast or slow metabolizer, Walsh said. So people who are fast, like myself, can drink coffee and then fall right to sleep, but people who are slow are going to be up all night long. To conduct the experiment, the of salt water solution for a minute, spit it into a test tube and placed it into a centrifuge so that it could begin to spin their DNA out of the solution. Then they were left with a creamy clump of their DNA, by the centrifuge forces. There were more steps: a detergent was added to multiply and magnify the microscopic piece of DNA ex tracted, blue dye was added and the DNA was placed into a gel, an enzyme extract was the last step to see if the one gene they worked to inspect would cut in two or not. If it did, they were a slow metabo lizer, if it didnt, they were fast. Walsh and some other fac ulty members at Rollins College have gotten a 23andMe kit done, which gives detailed information about their DNA. They will then perform the same experiment the Upward Bound students did and then compare their results to their actual DNA information to prove the effectiveness of the lab experi ment. Walsh already knows that the experiment results match up to her DNA information shes a fast metabolizer. But, DNA doesnt tell all. In the past several years weve learned that genetics is even less determining because all of that can be altered by your environ ment, Walsh said. Things like stress, things like nutrition, any of that could also have a big effect on overriding what your genes say. And drinking lots of coffee each day could make you less af Is coffee in your DNA? Rollins knows Students invited for study that shows how genetics affects caffeine processing BRITTNI LARSON Observer staff Please see COFFEE on page 11 Discover the dierence call for a tour today! 2826 Shader Rd. Orlando, 32808 RockysRetreat.com 407-295-3888 B oarding Dog Daycare Hydrotherapy Fitness Canine Massage and more Camerons Design email: email@example.comCall for your free consultation20% off any plantation shutter order PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Students got to study DNAs effect on caffeine processing in a Rollins lab as part of a program that helps low-income kids leap to college. I knew I liked science, but this really kind of opened my eyes to what it would To learn more about the Rollins Upward Bound program, visit www.rollins.edu/upwardbound
Page 10 | Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Stress is a normal part of life for all of us, including our dogs. Some types of stress are a good for you, while other forms are not. While most people recog nize the more obvious signs that their dog is anxious or fright ened, its much more difcult to detect the subtle signs of stress. Why should you learn to recognize subtle indicators of stress in your dog? Because youll not only help your dog live a more relaxed and emo tionally healthy life, but youll stop potential problems before they escalate into something serious like a bite. Most people whose dogs have bitten never recognized the stress signals the dog was giving off long be fore he bit. What are some of the subtle signs of stress? Here are some examples. obvious reason, turning away, ground bath), and loss of appetite, vomiting, diar rhea, skin problems. What should you do if you nd your dog is unhappily stressed? Here are a few sug gestions. do is remove the stressor, or remove him from the source of the stress, if at all possible. With things like noise phobias, this often isnt possible. ing him to execute a series of commands, giving him praise or a food reward after each command. If he has to focus on the commands he will often for get about his stress. his fear. If you feel you must give your dog affection, ask him to do something rst and give praise for that behavior. ercise. Just like with humans, exercise can be a great stress reliever. like a crate, to go to when stressed. By being more attentive to your dogs subtle signals, and noticing when and why they occur, you can usually pinpoint the source of his stress and help him live a happier and health ier life. Sherri Cappabianca, an expert in the eld of canine health and tness, is the author of two books on canine health, and the co-owner of Rockys Retreat Canine Health & Fitness Center, and Barking Dog Fitness, a Gym for Dogs, both located in Orlando. For more information, visit rockysretreat.com or barkingdogtness.com. How to know when your dog is stressed ADVERTORIAL Sherri Cappabianca The Wet Nose Report 853 South Orlando Ave.Just south of Fairbanks on Hwy. 17-92 (1 mi. east of I-4, Exit 87)Winter Park, FL 32789 (407) 644-454715,000 sq. ft. featuring 140 dealersOPEN 7 DAYSMonSat 10 Sun 12No Magic Words ... Just good old antiques & vintage!Come see why customers LOVE our Mall!Visit us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Orange Tree Antiques Mall Orange Tree Antiques Mall Labor Day Weekend Sale August 29 Sept 1 THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! ANNUAL SUPPORTERS Calandrino Law Firm Carpe Diem, Inc. Community Based Care of Central Florida Financial Harvest Wealth Advisors Florida Federation of Garden Clubs Global Peace Film Festival Hannibal Square Community Land Trust Hatchet Design, LLC HMS Certified Public Accountants, P.A. ITN Orlando Kirby Rentals, LLC Law Offices of Lisa A. Franchina Grace Merifield PCE Investment Bankers Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc. SCORE Orlando Servpro of Winter Park Smith & Fleming, LLC Subaru of America, Inc. Walgreens WLOQ 102.5 FM 5+ YEARS Allergy & Asthma Associates of Central Florida Centennial Bank James B. Madison, M.D. Sandra Cash Jones Orlando Orthopaedic Center Savannah Courts & Cottage of Oviedo Smart City Visiting Angels of Orlando/Winter Park 10+ YEARS Orange County Clerk of the Courts The Lofts of Winter Park 15+ YEARS Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Publix Super Markets #020 25+ YEARS C. Brenner, Inc. Marlowe and Weatherford, P.A. 30+ YEARS Park East & Park Knowles Apartments Renewals through August 24, 2014
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 | Page 11 fected by caffeine even if youve got the slow gene. Bryce Lampkin, a senior at Ev chemistry set at just 4 years old, likes that about science. I just like how science can broaden your view on everything, how everything doesnt have just one simple meaning behind it, he said. His time spent experimenting pirations of becoming a forensic scientist. He dreams of spending his days feeling comfortable and free to express himself in a lab. And, he said, hopefully solving a few mysteries. COFFEE | Students learn to be scientists C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 9 www.lilylace.com Central Floridas most charming antique market makes it difcult to leave without a little something! Over 40 quality dealers in a truly welcoming atmosphere.Visit us todayand test your ability to resist temptation.www.lilylace.com PHOTO COURTESY OF ROLLINS COLLEGE Students from local high schools got a lesson in their future careers in this new program. As students head back to class and the hectic schedule of car pools, activities and homework commences, local business pro for Leadership Winter Park Class XXV. A program of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Winter Park has been developing future community trustees for 25 years. Over the next nine months, 50 class mem bers (the largest class to date) will go behind-the-scenes and study critical issues and challenges fac ing Winter Park. In honor of its 25th year, Lead ership Winter Park revealed a new logo created by the team at Think Creative Inc. On the com pany blog, Mark Freid really nails the essence of Leadership Win ter Park: growth. He writes, Its about individual growth. I speak for myself, and pretty sure ev eryone else whos been through the program, when I say that the person you are after completing this program is different than who you were when you started. Its also about helping others grow, by sharing what you learn in Leadership Winter Park. And its helping Winter Park, my com munity, grow in the right way a way that will make me, and future generations, proud of where we come from. Thanks, Mark, for setting the tone for a great year. To learn more about LWP and how this program helps identify future leaders and inspires ac tive community involvement, visit winterpark.org and select the Leadership tab. Back to business Business is booming in Winter Park, and not just at the Lakeside Plaza, where new Chamber mem bers Shake Shack and Cherry Blow Dry Bar recently opened their doors. The remodeled ABC Fine Wine & Spirits store held its grand opening on U.S High way 17-92, and coming soon just up the street from ABC, Nothing Bundt Cakes, a bakery special izing in a variety of Bundt cake recipes, will be sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Look for a weekend of grand opening festivities there beginning Sept. 11. Closer to downtown, Sugar Shoe Lounge is now open in Hannibal Square, Cottonways is in the old Wearable Art space on North Park Avenue and a new bookstore is coming to Wel bourne Avenue in October. You can explore Cottonways and Writers Block Bookstore during the Chambers Sip, Shop & Stroll event on Sept. 18 (more on that in a minute). Winter Parks SunRail stop continues to lead the region in arrivals. For visitors, September marks the end of the Park Avenue Merchants Associations SunRail perks program. Show your ticket at participating merchants and save on shopping, dining and even admission to the Morse Mu seum. Weve added a few new offers recently, including Eyes & Optics and Nelore. Details at ex perienceparkavenue.com/sunrail. Mark your calendars Lets wrap up with a few so cial events. First, Leadership Win ter Parks anniversary year kicks off with a pre-retreat reception in September where members of the alumni association will meet and greet with members of the new class. Never fear, there are other celebrations coming down the pike to engage more than 775 alumni! A social will be held this fall with a 1990s-themed costume party, followed by a gala celebra tion and graduation for Class XXV in spring 2015. The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Park Avenue Mer chants Association will host their on Thursday, Sept. 18. Local mer chants will stay open late for at tendees to experience the charm of Park Avenue, sample seasonal Erika Spence Business in the Park Leadership Winter Park turns 25 menu items and get a glimpse at whats in store this fall. Advance registration for this popular event is recommended and can be made at experienceparkavenue.com. Finally, Park Avenue Fashion Week returns this fall, Oct. 25 through Nov. 1 to be exact. Run way show tickets, the schedule of events and information on the Emerging Designer Fashion Show can be found online at parkav enuefashionweek.com. Erika Spence is the senior director of marketing and communications at the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce.
Page 12 | Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Current September is Orlandos Magical Dining Month More than 75 restaurants are serving up savings this Sep tember during Visit Orlandos Magical Dining Month. With the greatest number of restaurants in the programs nine-year history, this years event includes more dates thanks to the addition of the special preview week, which began on Aug. 25. Following three-course dinners for $33 at rants, savvy diners can turn their evening into a stay-cation with one of several Mag ical Nights dine-andstay pack ages. A full list of restau rants, menus and hotel packages is available at Orlando MagicalDining.com Aug. 29 to Sept. 8 Breakthrough Theatre Presents The Dixie Swim Club Five women whose friend ships began years ago on their college swim team set aside a weekend every August to recharge those relationships meeting on North Carolinas Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each others lives. The Dixie Swim Club presents four weekends over a period of 33 years as their lives unfold, showing the enduring power of friendship, and taking this com edy to a poignant and surprising conclusion. Directed by Karen Casteel at the Breakthrough The atre of Winter Park from Aug. 29 to Sept. 8, call 407-920-4034 for reservations. Aug. 29 Lego Movie at Lake Eola Movieola combines the beauty of Lake Eola Park and the fun of family movies. On Friday, Aug. 29, The Lego Movie, a free family movie, will be shown on Lake Eolas east lawn. Fes tivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with games, music and food available for purchase, with the movie starting at 8:30 p.m. Visit cityo forlando.net/parks/movieola Aug. 30 Country Star Blake Shelton at Amway Five-time Academy of Country Music (ACM) nominee, including a nod for Entertainer of the Year, Blake Shelton brings his Ten Times Crazier Tour to Orlandos Amway Center on Aug. 30. Featur ing songs from his nominated Country Album of the Year, Based On a True Sto ry, Shelton is currently enjoying his 10th consecutive number one hit. Sheltons passion for country music and his com mitment to mentoring his teammates from The Voice make him a worldwide ambas sador for country music. Visit BlakeShelton.com and Amway center.com for tickets. Sept. 1-6 The 44th annual United States Dance Championships More than 700 competitors from 30 countries will compete for 27 championships as The United States Dance Champion ships return to Central Florida. The Championships host the worlds premiere collection of ballroom dance superstars for the most prestigious competition of its kind. Dancers will compete for titles including U.S. National Pro/Am, U.S. Open Pro/Am, U.S. National Professional, U.S. Professional Open and World Professional titles at the Walt Disney World Swan Hotel. Held Sept. 1-6, call 310-544-4636 or visit unitedstatesdancechampi onships.com for tickets. Sept. 2-28 The Borrowers opens the season at the Orlando Rep The Reps new season kicks off with The Borrowers from Sept. 2 to 28. The new play by Charles Way is based upon the award-winning childrens clas sic by Mary Norton. Arrietty Clock is a typical tween yearn ing to experience the grown-up world except that she and her tiny family live on dollhouse When their home is discovered, Arrietty is pushed into a bigger adventure than she ever could have wished. Call 407-896-7365 or visit orlandorep.com Josh Garrick Culture for your calendar Please see CULTURE on next page Savannah Court and Cove Excellence in Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation 1301 W. Maitland Blvd. Maitland, FL 32751407-645-3990www.SavannahCourtMaitland.comAssisted Living Facility License No. 8447 Skilled Nursing Facility License No. 1635096 Call us today, stop by for a visit, join us for lunch, or all of the above. You are always welcome!A Senior Living Community where Hospitality is a Way of Life. BLAKE SHELTON THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 | Page 13 Sept. 4 and 5 CFCArts presents Meredith Willsons The Music Man CFCArts presents Meredith Willsons beloved musical The Music Man on Sept. 4 and 5 in a concert production. Love is in the air in the summer of 1912, as con-man Professor Harold Hill arrives in River City, Iowa, posing as a bandleader in order to sell instruments for a nonexistent marching band that he promises to conduct. Including Trouble and Trombones, The Music Man won six Tony Awards and an Academy Award making this piece of Americana into an enduring classic. The cast includes a 100-voice choir and full orchestra at Northland Church in Longwood. Tickets ($10) are available at cfcarts. com/the-music-man Sept. 4-26 FIVE at UCF Art Gallery Known for his bold abstrac tions in vivid color, Paul Scarbor ough is one of the FIVE artists whose work will be featured at the University of Central Florida The exhibit features large-scale abstract paintings from each of the artists including Cicero Otto Miller and Chris Robb. A reception, open to the public, will be held at the gallery in the Visual Arts Building on the UCF campus. Call 407-272-0736 for more information. Sept. 4-7 Disney On Ice presents Frozen Award-winning tale is presented live, Frozen captures the dynamic between two royal sisters: Anna and Elsa. Anna sister, the magical Elsa, who is determined to test the limits of her powers. In the production, Mickey and Minnie Mouse take the audience through the story with appearances by Disney Princesses who come together to prove that love is the greatest power of all. At the Amway Cen ter from Sept. 4 to 7, tickets are available at disneyonice.com or ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. Sept. 5 Arts for Education at the University Club of Orlando Art For All Spaces and the University Club of Orlando join forces to host Arts for Edu showcasing the work of both established artists and students from local colleges. Proceeds from art sales will support the University Club Scholarship Fund, which has donated over $1.6 million in scholarships. Featur ing the work of Ken Austin, Megan Pa quette Stepe, Robin Maria Pedrero, Linda Brant, Judy Batterson, Marsha De Broske, Richard Munster, Doug Pow ell, Louis Lockheed, Saulius Jankauskas, Irma Kirveline, Patrica Byron, Natasha Schaidt, Bonnie Sprung, Cathy Hempel, Bricelyn Shafron, Janae Corrado, Paul Scarborough, and works by students of the University of Central Florida, Rollins College, Valencia College and Seminole State College, tickets at $20 ($10 for students) are available at ucluborlando.com Sept. 5 Dancin Through the Decades at The Abbey The Abbey is pulling out all the stops to host the big CULTURE | Ready to really experience Disneys coolest new movie? Its Frozen On Ice on Sept. 4-7 C ONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE Please see CULTURE on page 14 Every Day is Veterans Day Join us for a special tribute celebration as we honor and remember the service and sacrice of our Veterans past and present. Brigadier General Wilma L. Vaught, USAF, Retired, Brigadier General Wilma L. Vaught, USAF, Retired, served in the United States Air Force for more than 28 years, retiring in 1985 as one of the most highly decorated women in U.S. history. While her military accomplishments are extraordinary, General Vaughts most lasting contribution may well be her successful eorts related to the Women in Military Service For America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. General Vaught was the driving force behind the establishment and operation of Americas only memorial honoring the more than 2.5 million women who have served in our nations defense. Saturday September 13, 2014 10:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.One Senior Place Keynote Speaker:Presented by: This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH O RLANDO A VE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.E NZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater BOYHOODFri Sun 2:45, 6:30, 10:15 Mon Thurs 6:15, 9:55Opera on the big screen: AIDASat 11AMW ednesday night pitcher show: TRAINSPOTTINGFREE on the lawn! Wed 8PM or sunsetYoga on the LawnEat a healthy lunch at Eden Bar after class! Mon 11AMSpecial Programs: SOUNDING THE ALARMFREE and open to the public! Sat, September 6th @ 11AMSpecial Programs: BOOKERS PLACE: A MISSISSIPPI STOR YIn partnership with the Holocaust Center & the Global Peace Film Festival Sun, September 7th @ 12PM FROZEN ON ICE THE MUSIC MAN
Page 14 | Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer gest party in town as the music plays and the drink specials present a variety of local and nationally renowned talent, including a weekly cabaret series, comedy shows, and happy hours all beginning with Dancin Through the Decades on Sept. 5 at 8 p.m. A nonstop music video party, showcasing hits from the s, HD screens and an amazing sound system, begin your fall season with this no cover event. Visit Ab beyOrlando.com And looking ahead Sept. 10 to Oct. 12 Les Miserables at Orlando Shakespeare Our fearless Shake speare Theater takes on one of the greatest Broad way blockbusters of all time as they open their season on Sept. 10 with Les Miserables. Adapted from the novel by Vic tor Hugo and featuring Central Floridas own Broadway Star 19th-century France where Jean Valjean is on a quest for redemp tion. Relentlessly hunted by Police Inspector Javert, the two men along with a host of fan tastic characters are swept into Frances revolution. Call 407-4471700 or visit orlandoshakes.org CULTURE | The classic tale of sorrow and redemption, Les Miserables returns C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 One Senior Place ... See our full Calendar of Events at OneSeniorPlace.com407.949.6733715 Douglas Avenue Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 M-F 8:30am 5pm EDUCATIONAL DIET & NUTRITION By VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Thursday, Sept 4th 10:30-12pm RSVP 407-599-2522 EVERY DAY IS VETERANS DAY By VITAS and One Senior Place Saturday, Sept 13th 10-1pm FUN & EXERCISE FPG SENIOR CLUB BINGO By Family Physicians Group and Estate & Business Planning Group Monday, Sept 8th 10-12pm HEALTH RELATED A MATTER OF BALANCE By VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Wednesday, Sept 3rd (1st of 8 weeks) 2:30-4:30pm RSVP 407-949-6733 FREE EAR CLEANING & CHECKS By Harmony Hearing Wednesday, Sept 3rd 10th 17th & 24th 3-4:30pm RSVP 407-949-6737 FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS By Compass Research Tuesday, Sept 9th & 23rd 9-4pm By Appointment Only 407-210-1337 INSURANCE & REAL ESTATETHE REAL ESTATE SPECIALISTS ARE IN! By EXIT Real Estate Results Monday, Sept 8th 15th 22nd & 29th 10-1pm By Appointment Only 407-949-6714 SENIOR INSURANCE SEMINAR By Medicare Plan Options & Family Physicians Group Tuesday, Sept 10th 9:30am-11am RSVP www.SeniorHealthInsurance Seminars.com LEGAL & FINANCIALMISTAKES TO AVOID WITH YOUR RMDS Thursday, Sept 4th & 17th 10-11:30am By The Estate & Business Planning Group RSVP 407-389-1122WEALTH MANAGEMENT ISSUES SENIORS FACE IN RETIREMENTWednesday, Sept 10th & 24th 10-11:30am By Estate & Business Planning Group RSVP 407-389-1122Calendar of Events September 2014 SPECIAL EVENT SAVE the DATE: Every Day is Veterans Day Saturday, September 13th 10am-1pm 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 407-522-3906. COMMUNITY CLIPS ARE JUST A CLICK AWAY.
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 | Page 15 Opinions King Features Weekly ServiceAugust 25, 2014 EDITORIAL CARTOONS Chris Jepson Perspectives Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils When I think of Charlie Crist as Floridas governor, I am reminded of the famous Lewis Carroll line from Alice in Wonderland, Contrariwise, continued Tweedledee, If it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isnt, it aint. Thats logic. Hmmm? Floridians are being asked to again choose Rick Scott for governor, the alleged rags-to riches right-wing ideologue busi nessman whose company (Columbia/HCA) was care and Medicaid fraud, We have the choice of the Sergeant Schultz I-KnowNothing Republican grifter for governor (Rick Scott), or the MotherOf-All-Quick-Change-Artists, the equivo cating, slippery, today-Im-a-Democrat opportunist (Charlie Crist). Florida confronts a choice between a grifter and a conman. How can this be? How could Florida Scott, a businessman who could not even oversee the honest dealings of his own corporation? And to this day refuses to adequately explain his role in that monu mental fraud. How blind is the Florida electorate? Is the electorate equally blind to Charlie Crists history of donning a weather-vane the air to see which way the wind is blow ing of his unvarnished B.S., of telling whatever to whomever? If you want an accurate accounting of Charlie Crist, I heartily recommend that you read the exhaustive Aug. 8, 2014 staff writers Adam C. Smith and Michael Kruse. They interviewed more than 100 individuals, presenting a balanced portrait of a superb politician with my take-away the supple backbone of a nematode. To quote from the Times article on Crist, People hear what they want to hear, he [Crist] would say. Or, I meant it when I said it. I hear you loud and clear, Charlie. What is a Florida Democrat to do? The next governor will appoint four Florida Supreme Court judges (mandatory retire ment at age 70). Do we want judges who will curtail a womans right to own her own body, who determine that a womans uterus is state property subject to govern ment oversight? There will be environmen tal issues, school funding determinations, tax fairness debates, growth-management decisions, lobbying reform, congressional district lawsuits, and on and on and on. Unfortunately for Florida, Campaigning has always had more allure to him [Crist] than the governing, according to So where does any of this leave Flor ida voters? We will be asked to vote for governor and make a decision between a Republican we know is sympathetic to cor porate special interests, who will do their bidding on any tax equity initiatives as well as blocking business and environmen tal regulations. Scott is a Republican who, given the chance, would sell the keys of corporate raiders, a Republican who genu cause the gubernatorial alternative, Charlie Crist, is a Democrat in name only. He is an opportunistic, glad-handing political mendicant bereft of consistent values and positions, a shape-shifting conman. Do we bet the governors mansion on the grifter (Tweedledum) we know or the conman (Tweedledee) we only think we know? Some choice. No amount of bathing could ever wash the stink off this election. The choice for governor: Tweedledum or Tweedledee? Jepson is a 27-year resident of Central Florida. Hes scally conservative, socially liberal, likes art and embraces diversity of opinion. Reach him at Jepson@MEDIAmerica.US Louis Roney Play On! war. American people following the ISIS ter rorists decapitation/murder of a young American journalist was an exhibition by a man who does not seem to intend on deal ing meaningfully with a stark tragedy. His words were the same kind that Obama uses to show when he is really like mad. In WWII, I served four years as a Halsey in his Task Force 58. After the war, I was very proud to be an American citizen dent Eisenhower. With Ike leading us I doubt seriously that our present terrorists would have the chutzpah to violate the rules of warfare and if they did I am con loosen upon those miscreants a barrage of explosive power like the ones that leveled Berlin and Tokyo. Fear in people invites attack, and the strongest people are the safest. When Obamas TV speech was over, he stepped into a waiting limousine and him. me over to see a house that he has just restored. He is a perfectionist in all he does, and the house will surely bring great happi ness and pride to its future occupants. may be a bit fanciful, but dont forget I did real good in high school English! comedian Robin Williams. I am morbidly intrigued wondering what the last thoughts were of someone who had determined that those were in fact to be his last thoughts. I am too curious to see what the future holds for me to fail to play all the cards that it, human existence is a trip too short to satisfy most of us. It is no surprise to learn that Jonathan Winters was a longtime pal of Robin Williams. Winters said that he spent eight months in a private psychiat ric hospital in 1959 and again in 1961. He suffered from nervous breakdowns and bipolar disorder and made reference to his illness and hospitalization during his standup routines, most famously on his 1960 comedy album, The Wonderful World of Jonathan Winters. tine, Winters said that if he werent careful, the authorities might put him back in the zoo. Winters joined Williams in the fourth comedy Mork & Mindy. Jonathan Win ters was brought in as Mork and Mindys child, Mearth. Due to the different planet Orkan physiology, Mork laid an egg, which grew and hatched into the much older Winters. It had been previously said that Orkans age backwards, thus explaining Mearths appearance. Morks infant son Mearth was created in hopes of improving ratings and as an attempt to capitalize on Williams comedic talents. However, after scheduling and cast changes, the fourth season of Mork & Mindy ended up being the last. After his death, many comedians, actors and friends gave personal tributes to Jonathan Winters. Robin Williams toasted Winters saying, First he was my idol, then he was my mentor and amazing friend. Ill miss him huge. He was my comedy Bud dha. Long live the Buddha. At the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, Williams again honored the career and life of Winters. Iron ically, Winters might be considered to have had a regular life dying of natural causes at 87 in 2013, and Robin Williams who might seem to have been the more normal of the two, died Aug. 12 at 63, by suicide. Alas, we shall never know what Wil liams last thoughts were except that they said, goodbye. Those people who make their careers keeping us guffawing rarely seem to end their own lives with a smile on their face. years. Want to chat with me auf Deutsch? Call 407-629-1480. Hows life treating you? An International opera star for more than 40 years, Loiuis Roney has entertained on stage and on screen. He founded and directed the Festival of Orchestras, bringing the worlds best symphony orchestras to Orlando. He is a recipient of the Distinguished Professor Faculty Award from UCF, and continues to inspire and develop young artists. Do we bet the governors mansion on the grifter or the con man?
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