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NEW JAGUARS BORTLES, JOHNSON RETURN TO OVIEDO ATHLETICS, 5 Its election campaign season With the vote coming in August, candidates get the word out. THIS WEEK, 3 Rats back on top Baseball action heats up with ATHLETICS, 5 Put pride aside in your job hunt Its time to learn how to ask for help, even if you never have before. ASK SANDI, 7 CALENDAR .................... 2 INTERESTS .................... 4 ATHLETICS .................... 5 CULTURE ..................... 6 VOICES ....................... 7 CLASSIFIEDS ................... 8 MARK YOUR CALENDAR Where are you celebrating your Independence Day weekend? Weve got lots of ideas inside for where to go for the most American of holidays. MORE IN CALENDAR, PAGE 2 USPS 00-093 Publisher statement on page 2. In home delivery by Friday, June 27 On Oct. 17, 2005 U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Alwyn Cashes plished what he did that day tiny that God has placed him on this Earth to do, thats the only sister Kasinal Cashe White. The the men who hed tell White all Denise Green had a spotless March 30, 2009. The San Francis when Green rolled down her len. plate recognition technology had digit wrong on Greens license lier. San Francisco and their police claims had merit, The same tech phase. Central Florida Pass or E-Pass might camera instead. The Florida De portation plans to photographing their program. loose change as the 25-mile toll Years later, accolades arrive Toll roads face tech troubles BRITTNI LARSON The Voice TIM FREED The Voice PHOTO COURTESY OF THE U.S. ARMY Sgt. First Class Alwyn Cashes honors have been slow in coming, as family and friends have lobbied for legislative support to have his bravery recognized. PHOTO BY TIM FREED THE VOICE Central Florida drivers will soon see if plate-reader tolls will be plagued by mistaken identities. Please see CASHE on page 4 Kasinal Cashe White and Honor.


Page 2 | June 27, 2014 | Seminole Voice Friday, June 27, 2014 Volume 24, Issue 26 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 FAMILY CALENDAR Calendar JUNE 28 Lake Monroe Amateur Radio Society and Seminole County Amateur Radio Emer gency Service will test their radio emer gency communication skills during the nationally coordinated, 24-hour non-stop Field Day disaster simluation from 2 p.m. Saturday, June 28, to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 29, at Central Winds Park in Winter Springs (lower pavilion eld). This is an American Radio Relay League nationally coordinated communication contest. It is also a community hurricane and natural JULY 3 Celebrate Independence Day with the city of Altamonte Springs and XL 106.7 at the annual Red, Hot & Boom event from 4 to 11 p.m. on Thursday, July 3, at Cranes Roost Park. A reworks display starts at 9:30 p.m. and residents can hear live music throughout the evening. Food and souvenir vendors will be on site. For more information, visit JULY 4 Join the city of Oviedo at the Oviedo Mall this 4th of July from 5 to 10 p.m. for the annual Independence Day Celebration. Be a part of the 1,000-person American Hu man Flag Project and enjoy live entertain ment from BeatleBeat & The Big Band Theory. Other highlights include inatable games, carnival games, food trucks, craft vendors, and of course a wonderful re works display. The rst 1,000 to show up Notes Reprograming the world The University of Central Florida placed third the nation and 21st in the world in the World Cup of computer program ming competitions. UCF placed after New York University and the University of Texas at Brownsville in the World Finals of the Association of Computing Machinerys International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM-ICPC), also known as the Battle of the Brains in Ekaterinburg, Russia. UCF was among 122 teams that competed in the con test after advancing from a pool of 8,000 regional teams from around the globe. 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 July 4th Weekend Sale July 4-7 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 for the Human Flag Project will be given a red, white or blue shirt. Participants will be coordinated into the proper formation and ofcial photos will be taken. Registration is at 5:30 p.m. near Chamberlins. For more information, call 407-971-5575 or 407971-5568. Winter Springs celebrates the 4th of July at Central Winds Park with a rework show choreographed to music. The event takes place from 5 to 9:10 p.m. when the reworks show begins. Activities include live music, a talent show, games, bounces houses and other activities. The national anthem and presentation of colors will take place at 9:03 p.m. with the reworks be ginning immediately afterwards. For more information, contact the city at 407-3271000. The annual Geneva 4th of July Parade and Festival starts at 9:30 a.m. along Main Street. Awards will be presented dur ing the Festival at the Rural Heritage Center following the parade. Show off your deco rated and themed oat, bike and commer cial entry to the 2014 theme God, Country, Community. Prizes are available for reg istered participants. Float entries should arrive at the First Baptist Church of Geneva no later than 9:30 a.m. Use the Main Street entrance. Judging begins at 9:45 a.m. in the parking lot, so be ready. For more information and how to register, call Jes sie Harrelson at 407-416-5239 or Dorothy Hardee at 407-497-1869. Float entries not pre-registered by July 3 will not be eligible for cash prizes. Late youth award entries will be accepted until 9:30 a.m. on July 4. ONGOING The Summer Eco Camp Season at the Yarborough Nature Center in the Geneva Wilderness Area runs now through Aug. 1. Children ages 7 to 12 can learn more about the environment by joining ve-day classes that run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The classes include Animals Everywhere, Surviving in Nature and Creepy Crawlers. For a list of classes, a registration form and more information, visit parksrec/naturallands The Artistic Hand Gallery and Studio is offering a wide variety of creative outlets for your children this summer in painting and drawing, mixed media and clay. No matter the level of experience, the stu dios qualied teachers will cultivate every childs artistic needs. Summer I classes run through the week of July 14 and Sum mer II classes are held the week of July 28 through the week of Sept. 14. Classes for teens and adults are also available. Visit for more information or call Del at 407-415-6882. disaster readiness exercise. All activities are open to the public. State, county and city ofcials have been invited. Visit the Field Day website for even more details at or email Norm Laut erette, WA4HYJ, at or call 407-699-0646. In honor of National Public Lands Day, join the Seminole County Natural Lands Pro gram for a free Frog Hop Hike from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, at the Geneva Wilderness Area along County Road 426. Space is limited to 25 participants and pre-registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more United Arts tops fundraising from last year United Arts of Central Florida announced on Wednesday that it would nish the year having raised more than $6.1 million in corporate, foundation, workplace and indi vidual gifts, government funding and con tracts for services all benetting local arts, sciences and history organizations. United Arts beat their fundraising from last year by 9.8 percent and broke the $6 mil lion mark for the rst time since 2008. Winter Springs resident makes Wake Forest Deans List Winter Springs resident Daniel Schwindt was named to the Spring 2014 Deans List at Wake Forest University this week. Students who achieve a 3.4 GPA and no grade below a C were named to the list. Seminole County Chamber recognizes Broad and Cassel Orlando-based law rm Broad and Cas sel announced last month that they were recognized as the 2014 Small Business Champion by the Seminole County Re gional Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes a company that has continu ally worked to support the efforts of small business in Seminole County. Broad and Cassel was nominated and selected based on success stories, anecdotal evidence of small business support and third-party testimonials. CFE Arena recognized as top Florida venue Venue management company Global Spectrum announced last week that the University of Central Floridas CFE Arena had been ranked No. 2 among all ven ues in Florida with a capacity of 5,001 to 10,000 in the Florida Top Stops chart a list based on gross ticket sales and atten dance for the 2013 event season. information and to register, call 407-3490959. ONGOING The Winter Springs Farmers Market is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday on State Road 434 and Tuskawilla Road in the Winter Springs Town Center. Visit Win for more information. On the fourth Friday of each month, mul tiple venues in Sanfords downtown his toric district host the Sanford Art Walk, showcasing local talent along with oppor tunities to meet visiting artists. The event is free and runs from 6 to 9 p.m., and will be on June 27 this month. Visit sanfordart for more information. Want to learn a new card game? The Seminole County Public Library is offer ing free basic bridge instruction at the West Branch Library in Longwood and the Northwest Branch in Lake Mary, with classes meeting weekly for eight total sessions. West Branch Library classes are every Tuesday until July 29 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Northwest Branch Library classes are every Thursday until July 31 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, call the West Branch at 407-665-1670 or the Northwest Branch at 407-665-1640. Registration is required. The Casselberry Farmers Market and Green Bazaar runs every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. next to the Casselberry Police Department, located at 4195 S. U.S. Highway 17-92. For more information, contact INDEPENDENCE DAY


Seminole Voice | June 27, 2014 | Page 3 THIS WEEK THIS WEEK IN WORLD HISTORY JUNE 30, 1953 only electronic toll collection. need to merge lanes, the projects cisco and their police department later this year. The same technology has re hers. ending with MU. Her license plate ends with WU. thing thats not mine, Masterson photographing technology. real challenge is, she said. City to Miramar in Miami-Dade ing the same program, the Tampa Bay Times reported. Americans are now learning that proposing the amendment to the TOLLS | Plate readers assailed by U.S. House of Representatives C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Tom Carey SundewGardens@gmail.comHomegrown always tastes better. Experience homegrown gardening: ty Commissioner Carlton Hen Woodard III, along with Seminole ing. Commission seat, which opposing candidate Jorge Martos hopes to Two more School Board seats Karen Almond and Gracia Miller. to earn the seat on the dais along Campaigns rev up TIM FREED The Voice


Page 4 | June 27, 2014 | Seminole Voice His last words that he said to me was his Army chant, hooah, White said. For his heroic actions he was award home and patches. White said shes going soldier, said U.S. Army Sgt. First Class attention to what they say is clearly ward this since 2007. Cashe was awarded what happened that not only did he disre gard his own honor. White said, tears. It will not my heart any is what he did, eral eyewitness statements that were re and calls to Sena tors Bill Nelson only their aides and polite and sweet and docile, an organization that helps other soldiers IN T ERES T S THIS WEEK IN HUMAN HISTORY PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE U.S. ARMY The U.S. Army Reserve Center in Sanford will be renamed for Cashe. COMMUNITY CLIPS ARE JUST A CLICK AWAY. Storm coming? Were ready.Report an outage: 800.228.8485 preparation tips: DukeEnergyStormDuke Energys expert storm response teams know exactly how to prepare for storms and keep your lights on year report and track outages, get preparation tips and more. Duke Energy Storm CASHE | The Oviedo Army sergeant first class, badly burned, spoke his last words: the Army chant Hooah! C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE When more details about what happened were revealed ... it was clear his actions were deserving of a higher honor.


Seminole Voice | June 27, 2014 | Page 5 AT HLE T I C S THIS WEEK IN SPORTS HISTORY gled to string together wins. The Rats top league ISAAC BABCOCK The Voice PHOTOS BY ISAAC BABCOCK AND TIM FREED THE VOICE More than a thousand fans came out June 20 to see former UCF Knights football stars Blake Bortles, right, center, and Storm Johnson, far right, both now playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Rich and Margie Sloane, above, get ready to have their helmets signed. Bortles, Johnson return to Oviedo Bortles, Johnson return to Oviedo


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Seminole Voice | June 27, 2014 | Page 7 VOI C ES THIS WEEK IN POLITICAL HISTORY 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 kids at the Oviedo Farmers Market said about their summer plans. I want to go to SeaWorld. I like the Shamu shows, and to watch all the animals. I also like the Science Center. I like to swim and dive at the beach with my boogie board and water mask. Taylor C. 7 years old Im going to day camp and Ill dance to music from Frozen and Rapunzel. I like to dance. Well also go camping on the beach. I am a good swimmer and surfer. Ill also go to a camp in Tallahassee in August. Emma U. 6 years old Were flying up to Charlotte, N.C., to visit my greatgrandma, aunts, uncles and cousins. It will be a lot of fun to play with all my cousins. Later when we come back Ill hang out with my friends. Devon J. 8 years old I like summer. Were going to a football game next week. After that were fly ing to Pennsylvania to see my greatgrandma. Well have fun up there in the Poconos, and well get to fish on the lake. Bladen U. 5 years old Ill go to summer camp in Oviedo. In the fall Ill be in sixth grade at Chiles Middle School. At camp we will swim, rock climb, play vol leyball, archery, gymnastics and go on field trips. Amanda A. 11 years old Sandi Vidal is the executive director for Christian HELP and the Central Florida Employment Council, with more than 10 years of recruiting and human resources experience. For questions, 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 watched the Greater Ge larger, air conditioned, indoor Do the Geneva CakeWalk and competi How much is that ticket? One morning recently I later when I went to the Seminole class. I was con more. My protestations were ment agencies did not match. the speeding code indicated a system generated and printed my license. right hand and swear to the and in the last 12 months. Not choose to mail in a money or inside. Parade plans and safe speed Stetsons Corner By Karen McEnany-Phillips start early. Need a job? Time to put pride aside Letters to the editor Send your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Isaac Babcock at Dear Editor, Act. intelligent animal. I am deeply concerned that Hertzs at Visit Florida. Sincerely, Michelle Kretzer If youve never watched the parade, let this be the year you do. ARCHIVE PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE VOICE Thousands of spectators turn out every year for Genevas old fashioned parade. As a Florida resident, I am disturbed...


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