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FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014 FREE Published weekly SEMINOLEVOICE.COM BACON COOKOFF HELPS FIGHT CANCER INTERESTS, 4 Take a penny, leave a penny? Early voting on the penny sales tax starts this weekend. THIS WEEK, 3 Lions roar into championship Team looks to erase old history. ATHLETICS, 5 Kids get ready to rock Students show off their skills. CULTURE, 6 CALENDAR .................... 2 INTERESTS .................... 4 ATHLETICS .................... 5 CULTURE ..................... 6 VOICES ....................... 7 CLASSIFIEDS ................... 8 Since 1991 | WINNER OF 8 FLORIDA PRESS ASSOCIATION AWARDS | Serving Greater Oviedo/Winter Springs MARK YOUR CALENDAR Looking for a a last-minute Mothers Day gift, or just a place to celebrate early with mom? Cassleberrys got you covered with food trucks, music and fun on Friday, May 9. MORE IN CALENDAR, PAGE 2 USPS 00-093 Publisher statement on page 2. In home delivery by Friday, April 9 A developing concern Warlock shooter behind bars TIM FREED The Voice PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE VOICE Construction of Oviedo on the Park is ongoing, but the project organizer fears a slowdown with more city involvement. Please see OVIEDO on page 3 TIM FREED The Voice ECKERT


Page 2 | May 9, 2014 | Seminole Voice FAMILY CALENDAR One Senior Place ... See our full Calendar of Events at OneSeniorPlace.com407.949.6733715 Douglas Avenue Altamonte Springs, FL 32714M-F 8:30am 5pmFUN & EXERCISE SENIOR CLUB Every Monday 10am-12pm By Family Physicians Group May 12th Computer Club May 19th Movie Day May 26th Closed for Memorial Day Holiday CHAIR PILATES Friday, May 23rd 1:30pm-2pm By VITAS Innovative Hospice Care RSVP 407.599.2522 CRAFTS & CONVERSATION Tuesday, May 13th 2pm 4pm By VITAS. Limited Seating RSVP 407.599.2522 HEALTH RELATED FREE EAR CLEANING & CHECKS! Wednesday, May 14th 3pm-4:30pm By Harmony Hearing RSVP 407.949.6737 INSURANCE & REAL ESTATE THE REAL ESTATE SPECIALISTS ARE IN! Monday, May 12th & 19th 10am-1pm By Exit Real Estate Results Appointment Only 407.949.6714 AARP MEDICARE COMPLETE Tuesday, May 13th 2pm 3:30pm By LTC Advisors. RSVP 407-949-6722 LEGAL & FINANCIAL TRUTH ABOUT ESTATE PLANNING Tuesday, May 20th 2pm-4pm By The Law Ofces of Hoyt & Bryan RSVP 407.977.8080 TRUTH ABOUT MEDICAID PLANNING Tuesday, May 20th 9:30am-12noon By The Law Ofces of Hoyt & Bryan RSVP 407.977.8080 WOMENS DAY EXTRAVAGANZA! FRIDAY, MAY 16TH 10AM 2PM GUEST SPEAKERS, FASHION SHOW & DOOR PRIZES HOSTED BY ONE SENIOR PLACE OPEN TO THE PUBLICCalendar of Events May 2014 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 Memorial Day Weekend Sale May 23-26 Dr. Gary D. McDonald OPTOMETRIC PHYSICIAN Oviedo VISION Center Fashion Frames Custom Contact Fittings Eye Exams for All Ages Designer & Rx Sunglasses Treatment of Glaucoma Treatment of Red Eyes In-House Optical Lab Surgery Co-Management Calendar MAY 16 For the second year in a row, the Law ton House of Oviedo will host several events in May to honor those who have fought and died for our freedom. On Fri day, May 16 there will be a wreath lay ing ceremony and cross tribute for fallen military members. Jim Vanderbleek built more than 370 crosses one for every military member from Florida who died while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Each cross holds a wreath created by 17-year-old Conner MacFarlane, and re furbished by his 14 year old sister Chloe. One of the crosses is in honor of their father, who died in Afghanistan in 2012. Chloe and her Girl Scout Troop 538 will lay the wreaths. In addition, there will be a special ag ceremony and prayer vigil. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. and will be held at Lawton House, 200 W. Broadway in Oviedo. MAY 9 To help celebrate Mothers Day Weekend, join the city of Casselberry for Mays free Art & Music in the Park and The Food Truck Bazaar ( from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 9, at Lake Concord Park, 95 Triplet Lake Drive (behind Casselberry City Hall). Floridas own Ennis Pruitt ( is the headliner at the parks beautiful lake front. While listening to the music, youll be able to stroll through the park and shop for your mother at the large variety of local business and artisan booths sell ing unique jewelry, photography, ceram ics and paintings. So celebrate Mothers Day Weekend in Casselberry under the stars. Bring your own chairs, tables, blankets and enjoy an evening with free entertainment and parking. For more information, visit the city of Casselberry website at, email Lynn Hoppes at or call 407-262-7700, ext. 1507. Friday, May 9, is Family Bingo Night at Riverside Park hosted by the city of Oviedo. The fun starts at 7 p.m. and cards are $2 per card per person with a ve-card max. For more information, call 407-971-5575. Oviedo High School presents its Band Spring Showcase on Friday, May 9, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Gerald Cas sanova Performing Arts Center on the OHS campus. Admission is free. Visit for more information. MAY 10 The Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust Plane tarium at Seminole State College of Flor ida will hold the 2014 Star Party on Sat urday, May 10, in honor of Astronomy Day. The Star Party will take place from 6 to 11 p.m. on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus. The event will include food trucks and telescope viewings. There will also be several planetarium pre Notes Leading with her heart Heart of Florida United Way recently promoted Oviedo resident Josette Von Birgelen to assistant director of the 2-11 call center. The 2-1-1 call center links people in need to more than 2,000 local health and human service programs that pro vide a variety of resources including, housing, food and utilities, youth and child care programs and physical and mental health services. VonBirgelen previously worked with the 2-1-1 call center as a senior crisis spe cialist. sentations inside the dome and outside under the stars. Admission to the event is free. There will be plenty of space in the Star Party area for visitors to bring chairs and blankets. The event will take place in the faculty and staff parking lot adjacent to build ing B and the planetarium, just off Col lege Drive on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus. The planetarium is located in B-117 (building B) on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus. For more information and a full schedule of events, please visit or call 407708-2360. Friday, May 9, 2014 Volume 24, Issue 19 PHONE: 407-563-7000 FAX: 407-563-7099 SEMINOLEVOICE.COM Orlando, FL 32835-5705 PUBLISHER Tracy Craft 407.515.2605 MANAGING EDITOR Isaac Babcock 407.563.7023 ASSOCIATE EDITORS Sarah Wilson 407.563.7026 Tim Freed 407.563.7054 ARTS EDITOR Josh Garrick DESIGNER Tom Miller 407.563.7032 STAFF WRITERS Brittni Larson Megan Stokes Allison Olcsvay Kristy Vickery COLUMNISTS Janet Foley Sandi Vidal Tom Carey Karen Phillips ADVERTISING SALES David Levine 407.485.1956 Linda Stern 407.376.2434 LEGAL NOTICE ADVERTISING Ashley McBride 407.286.0807 SUBSCRIPTIONS/CIRCULATION Luana Baez 407.563.7013 MEMBER OF: Florida Press Association Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce TURNSTILE MEDIA GROUP CHAIRMAN Rance Crain PRESIDENT/CEO Francis X. Farrell EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & GENERAL MANAGER Patti Green VICE PRESIDENT Jeff Babineau USPS #008-093 Periodicals postage is paid at Oviedo, Fla. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Seminole Voice, 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835 Publisher reserves right to edit or refuse all advertisements, announcements, articles and/or letters to the editor. Submission does not guarantee publication. Columnists opinions are made independently of the newspaper. All rights reserved. Seminole Voice 2014


Seminole Voice | May 9, 2014 | Page 3 THIS WEEK THIS WEEK IN WORLD HISTORY Oviedo ER is located at 8300 Red Bug Lake Road in Oviedo between S.R. 417 and S.R. 426 with easy access from W. Broadway Street. For all your familys emergencies big and small Central Florida Regional Hospital brings ef cient, high-quality emergency care to the Oviedo community with the opening of our Oviedo ER. The 11,000-square-foot freestanding ER features: Adult and pediatric emergency care Physicians specializing in Emergency Medicine on-site 24/7 35 full-time employees including nurses certi ed in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support 12 private patient care beds Dedicated trauma room Diagnostic imaging including CT scan, ultrasound and X-ray Laboratory servicesCaring for Oviedo EMERGENCY EXP ER TS Now Open 24/7! Presented by: Friday May 23, Concert 6pm 10pm Sat May 24, Festival 10am 6pm BBQBLOWOUT.orgLocated at OVIEDO | Developer fears construction delays and increased costs could follow the City Councils decision C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Its too important to get Oviedo on the Park going it just might bog down the process. Penny tax voting kicks o TIM FREED The Voice ARCHIVE PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE VOICE The organizer of Oviedo in the Park fears construction could slow with more input from the City Council.


Page 4 | May 9, 2014 | Seminole Voice IN T ERES T S THIS WEEK IN HUMAN HISTORY MAY For Tickets Call 321.268.1125 Or Visit Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, NYC Can you handle the TRUTH? PHOTOS BY TIM FREED THE VOICE A bacon cook-off at the Jolly Gator Fish Camp in Geneva on May 4 raised money to benet a Linda Bennett, who is battling lymphoma and brain cancer.


Seminole Voice | May 9, 2014 | Page 5 AT HLE T I C S THIS WEEK IN SPORTS HISTORY Hagerty UCF Lions, Knights eye revenge ISAAC BABCOCK The Voce ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE VOICE UCF lost its rst in-conference series to Houston last weekend. Now theyve only got one AAC series left on the season. 145 West SR 46 Geneva, FL. 32732407-349-2200 Focal Point Landscape Nursery & Gift Shop SPRING CLEANING AT FOCAL POINT NURSERYLocated at the corner of CR 426 & SR 46 next to the Subway Marathon40% OFF GIFT ITEMS*MAY 8 MAY 11JUST IN TIME FOR MOTHERS DAY *SOME ITEMS EXCLUDED Patience Brewster Ornaments Hand-Crafted one-of-a-kind ornaments with personality! Mon Closed Tue-Fri 8:30am 6:00pm Sat 8:30am 5:00pm Mothers Day store hours: Open at 10:00 am and closing early 3:00 pm Starlite Originals Kittys Critters Tabletop Figurine Fans Glass Fusion Tableware & Decor Western Decor UNITED AUTO SALES 250 W/NAV$15,999 Dr. Phillips 407-352-9733 Longwood 407-834-8895 Downtown 407-418-9818 THREE CONVENIENT CENTRAL FLORIDA LOCATIONS For Schedules, Pricing and to RegisterVisit OrlandoBalletSchool.orgPROGRAMS FOR DANCERS OF ALL A GES!Young Summer Dancers, Begins June 2 Ages 3-6 Jr. Intensive Dance Camp, Begins June 9 Ages 7-12Adult Classes Available at all Locations SUMMER P ROG RAM S B E G IN IN JUNE! &VEGETABLES FRESH FRUIT W Brian Thomas Produce 110 Geneva Drive, Old Downtown Oviedo(Across From Ace Hardware) VINE RIPE TOMATOES Tom Carey SundewGardens@gmail.comHomegrown always tastes better. Experience homegrown gardening:


Page 6 | May 9, 2014 | Seminole Voice rfn tfbrfn ffnnb fttb ff ftt fnftff frfft fbbff ffr tn Sunday, May 18 at 2 pm ff ftff nfbft ffnf ftfntffff fffnnt ff Sunday, June 1 at 2 pm ffnbtb nffffttff fnffffnff fbffftfnrfnffffn Josh Garrick Lecture and Book Signing at Winter Park Public Library rfntfb rrr Where entertainment, education and enlightenment happen everyday. May 9 and 11 The Orlando Philharmonic presents Verdis La Traviata May 9 and 10 CFCArts presents Show Me Some Glee! May 10 The School of Rock at BB Kings Blues Club May 10 The Science of Wine at the Orlando Science Center May 10 The Chefs Gala for United Way May 11 The Fab Four The Ultimate Beatles Tribute May 12 Il Divo at Hard Rock Live May 13 to 18 Ghost the Musical at the Bob Carr May 14 to 27 The 23rd annual Orlando International Fringe Festival May 15 to June 14 Redene Gallery presents Dualities Josh Garrick Culture for your calendar SCHOOL OF ROCK CFCARTS EXPERIENCE FUN & FITNESS AT THE SAME TIME! WHETHER YOU WANT TO JUMP, TUMBLE, PLAY DODGEBALL OR HOST A PARTY,BOING!IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!Mon Thurs 4:00 10:00 Fri 3:00 10:00 Sat 10:00 10:00 Sun 10:00 6:00407.542.7844 532 S. Econ Circle, Ste 120 Oviedo, FL 32765 PLAY DODGEBALL OR Moms jump FREE on Mothers Day!(with 1 paid child admission)


Seminole Voice | May 9, 2014 | Page 7 VOI C ES THIS WEEK IN POLITICAL HISTORY MAY Young Voices We would from Young love to hear your Call 407-563-7023 or email to have The Voice visit your class or group. Voices! Heres what students at Masters Academy Lower School said about their favorite activities at school. I like learning about business with BizWorld. We learned how to sell string and how to be successful. This helped me with my own busi ness, Kandy Kidz. I also put aside 10 percent for taxes and for my favorite charity. Jack S. 9 years old I love the ACTS Drama club. Last week we were in a musical called Under Gods Sea. I also like Bible Quizzing where we study verses and compete to see who knows them best. Jeremiah 29:11 is my favorite verse. Kaitlyn S. 10 years old I love Lego-Robotics. We build robots and we can program them to drive, build an arm that swings and hits balls, and also to make sounds. This group is for fourthand fifth-graders. Sometimes the robots battle each other. Nathan D. 10 years old I love art class I love my teachers because they help us do our best. We have fun making crafts like ladybugs and fruit baskets. I also like P.E. today is Fun Day. I enjoy school! Lila S. 5 years old I love to play the violin I like its sound and vibration. Learning an instru ment also helps me learn in my other classes. It is dif ficult to learn, but it is worth it. I like to play solo and in groups. Lexi M. 11 years old Sandi Vidal is the executive director for Christian HELP and the Central Florida Employment Council, with more than 15 years of recruiting and human resources experience. For ques tions, please call 407-834-4022 ( fax 407-260-2949) sandi@ or mail Ask Sandi C/O Christian HELP, 450 Seminola Blvd., Casselberry, FL 32707. TALK T O SANDI > EMPLOYMENT Ask Sandi Superhuman or only human The example of mom Treasure mom Prepare for penny tax vote The example of mom Stetsons Corner By Karen McEnany-Phillips Interviews should be a solo aair King Features Weekly ServiceMay 5, 2014 EDITORIAL CARTOONS Let your Voice be heard! Send your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Isaac Babcock at


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