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Contents Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 community news Auditions This Month for Annual Talent Show . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Hop on Over to City’s Annual Royal Easter Egg Hunt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Ready for Their Close-up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Take a Private Museum Tour for a “Fantastic Historical Adventure” . . . . . . . . . . 12 Time-Honored Tradition Helps Introduce New Fire Chief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Horse Community Helps Raise Money for Good Cause . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

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School News Plantation High Schools Compete in Televised Academic Quiz Tournament . . . . 20 ER Ambassadors Spread Message of Conservation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Legally speaking Using Chapter 13 to Keep Your Home for Much Less than You Owe . . . . . . . . . 24

Ask the expert Why a Credit Union Might be the Right Option for You . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Developmental Flatfoot in Children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

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9th Garage Sale-The City of Plantation, Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a multi-family garage sale. Families interested in participating as vendors should register in person at Volunteer Park. Space is limited. The garage sale will run from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Volunteer Park, located at 12050 W. Sunrise Boulevard. For more information call 954-452-2558.

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Tinsel Town Auditions-Residents are invited to come audition for a spot in the 2013 Tinsel Town Cabaret. Auditions are open to all ages in the categories of dance, music or theater. They will be held at Volunteer Park, 12050 W. Sunrise Boulevard, on Saturday, March 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tuesday, March 19 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Make sure you come completely prepared with props, costumes, etc. Acts should not exceed 3 minutes. A CD/tape player and a piano are available, but no accompanist. Selected contestants will perform on Friday, May 10th. For more information, call 954452-2510 or 954-452-2506.

its yearly “Garden Fest”. Come enjoy bromeliads, orchids, exotics, palms & butterfly garden plants, medicinal plants & herbs, garden art & bamboo, cactus & succulents, roses, a Green Market, gardening supplies and Florida Master Gardeners. Volunteer Park, 12050 W. Sunrise Boulevard. Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission and parking. For more information, call 954-530-0076.

April 12th Plantation’s Diamond Jubilee-Join your neighbors for a cocktail reception and dinner dance called “Plantation: 60 & Fabulous” in honor of the City’s 60th Anniversary. Renaissance Plantation Hotel, 5:30-11:00 p.m. For information, call 954-587-1410



Golden Age of Silent Movies- Come enjoy a movie classic at the Helen B. Hoffman Plantation Library. The library will show Rudolph Valentino in “The Sheik”, followed by a discussion of the film. 501 N. Fig Tree Lane. 2-4 p.m. For more information, called 954-797-2140.

Learn How To Save a Life-The Plantation Aquatic Complex will conduct the American Red Cross Jr. Lifeguard Course “Guardstart” during Spring Break. The course will run March 25th to 29th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. each day. The course teaches lifesaving and leadership skills, as well as fitness and professional development, for participants ages 11 through 14. $105 for Plantation residents and $130 for all others. Registration through the pool office at 954-452-2525.

20th Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support GroupThe Alzheimer’s Association invites those who care for patients with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia to join a support group that meets from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20 at Covenant Village of Florida, 9215 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation. For more information, contact Judy Johnson, 954-916-6463.

23rd & 24th Garden Lovers Delight- The GFWC Plantation Woman’s Club & Bromeliad Society of Broward County presents


of youngsters to seek out. The Royal Easter Egg Hunt will start promptly at 10 a.m. The event is free and the Royal Easter Bunny will also be on hand to take photos. Children should bring their own basket or bag to put their eggs into. Pop Travers Field is located at 6250 SW. 16th Street in Plantation. For more information, call 954-452-2510 or 954-797-2180.

30th Royal Easter Egg Hunt- The City of Plantation and the Plantation Woman’s Club will host their annual Royal Easter Egg Hunt. Thousands of eggs will be rolled out across Pop Travers Field for hundreds

Thru May 11 Plantation’s Diamond Jubilee -As part of its Diamond Jubilee Celebration, the City of Plantation is hosting “60 Years & Counting-1953-2103”, an exhibit that features photos and artifacts of the City’s first 60 years. Plantation Historical Museum, 511 N. Fig Tree Lane. For more information, call 954-797-2272.

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Auditions This Month for Annual Talent Show By Julie Levin


t’s not American Idol or

the X-Factor, but it is a chance to make it to the local spotlight. Plans are in the works for this year’s Tinsel Town Cabaret, and the show’s directors are looking for entertainers who want to be a part of it. This month, they are hosting two audition dates for the annual City-wide talent show and are encouraging performers of all ages and talents to come show what they’ve got. “We just look for variety and entertainment,” said Wes Lockard, the Special Events Coordinator for the city. Auditions are set for March 16 and 19 and will be held at the Volunteer Park Community Center. Organizers are looking for anywhere from 18-20 acts who can perform in one of three categories: Music Singer Cameron Wheeler belts out a song (vocal, instrumental or combina- at a previous Tinsel Town Cabaret tion), Dance (tap, jazz, ballet, folk, or interpretative), Theater (dramatic or comic presentation) and an open category for any combination of the three. While the idea is to showcase local talent in Plantation, the auditions are open to entertainers throughout the area. Lockard says it has become so popular they often have to turn away as many as 20-25 audition acts. Even so, he says trying-out is a great way

for performers to gain both exposure and experience, even if they aren’t selected. “It’s a good way for them to get their feet wet and see if it’s really what they want to do,” said Lockard, who directs the show with Jack Takacs. Those selected for the show will get their chance to perform at the Tinsel Town Cabaret, which will be held May 10. Over the years, the event has become a popular family-friendly event where performers are cheered on by the audience, and also have a chance to compete for prizes. Jack Takacs and Wes Lockard, will be auditioning

Auditions will be held at entertainers for this year’s Tinsel Town Cabaret Volunteer Park, 12050 W. Sunrise Boulevard, on Saturday, March 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tuesday, March 19 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. If you are trying out, make sure you come completely prepared with props, costumes, etc. Acts should not exceed 3 minutes. A CD/tape player and a piano are available, but no accompanist. Please have all tapes cued. There is no charge for auditions. Selected contestants will perform on Friday, May 10th, 7:30 p.m. at Volunteer Park. For more information, call 954-452-2510 or 954-452-2506.

Hop on Over to City’s Annual Royal Easter Egg Hunt By Julie Levin


t is one of the surest signs of spring, and most

anticipated days of the year for young children. Just before Easter Sunday, the City of Plantation and the Plantation Woman’s Club will once again host their annual Royal Easter Egg Hunt. Thousands of candy-filled eggs will once again be rolled out across Pop Travers Field in Plantation for hundreds of youngsters to seek out. The Royal Easter Egg Hunt is set for March 30 at the field, which is located at 6250 S.W. 16 Street. As beloved as it is, the Royal Easter Egg Hunt is also a quick-moving event, so parents want to be sure to get their little ones there well ahead of the 10 a.m. start time so they don’t miss out on all the fun. Once the “go” signal is given, it doesn’t take long before all of the Children that find specially decorated Close to 500 children raced into action eggs are scooped up. “We start right on time, so everyone should eggs get free prizes to take home at a previous Easter Egg Hunt be there early,” said Wes Lockard, the Special Events Coordinator one, and pick out a small prize,” Lockhard said. for the city of Plantation. Easter Sunday falls on March 31st and is typically the most well attended day of the To make sure children of all ages have a chance to find eggs, children ages 3-10 will year in Christian Churches. Traditions associated with the festival include the Easter be divided by age and sent to a specific field to find and pick-up their eggs. The age rabbit, a symbol of fertility, and colored Easter eggs, originally painted with bright groups will be 3&4 year olds, 5&6 years old, 7&8 year old and 9 &10 year olds. So that colors to represent the sunlight of spring and a symbol of birth. all the little ones can have the joy of finding eggs on their own, organizers are asking that parents stay on the sidelines. The event is free and as always, the Royal Easter Bunny will also be on hand to take The city is expecting anywhere from 450-500 kids to take part. Organizers also put photos. Children should bring their own basket or bag to put their eggs into. Pop close to one hundred specially decorated eggs on the fields. Once the kids find one, Travers Field is located at 6250 SW. 16th Street in Plantation. For more information they can turn it in for something special. “They can come up to the table if they find on the Royal Egg Hunt, call 954-452-2510 or 954-797-2180.


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Ready for Their Close-up By Julie Levin


very parent thinks their baby is picture perfect, and recently

they had a chance to prove just that. It was all thanks to a photo contest at a local mall that sought out “America’s Most Photogenic Baby.” Katherine Aranda of Weston thought she had the winner with son Anderson Lopez, a gregarious 15-month old toddler.” People always tell me I should take photos of him because he is so friendly,” said Aranda. Anderson was one of just dozens of youngsters, ages infant to five years old, who smiled for the contest January 24-27th at Westfield Broward Mall in Plantation. For a $35 registration fee, parents received a professional modeling photo shoot for the kids, an 8 x 10 photo, plus the chance to pick the photo to be entered in the “America’s Most Photogenic Baby 2013” contest. The winners are picked by a panel of modeling professionals, as well as the public, who also have the chance to donate to the cause with each vote. The local winner, which was selected in late February after being displayed at the mall, moved on to compete against babies from nearly two dozen other cities nationwide. Organizers say past winners from that round have gone on to appear in movies, television,

commercials, magazines, Broadway and even a guest shot on the Oprah Show. Now in its 21st year, the nationwide contest has raised more than 3.5 million dollars nationwide for hospitals affiliated with the Children’s Miracle Network, including $100,000 locally over the years for the Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation. “It’s really children helping children,” said Mike Guo, a photographer with the America’s Performing Arts Network. Parents had the option of entering their children in one of four categories; precious, comical, beautiful or fashionable. Buoyed by the bright lights and the attention, Anderson Lopez smiled and clapped through photo after photo. Guo says he loves being behind the lens when the kids go before the camera. “I love photographing kids because their expressions are so genuine,” he said. For more information about the contest, including a look at the South Florida contestants, visit www.photogenicbaby. com.

Left: Say Cheese! Photographer Mike Guo works a photo shoot with Anderson Lopez, 15-months. Right: Katherine Aranda tries to get a laugh out of son Anderson

Take a Private Museum Tour for a “Fantastic Historical Adventure” By Julie Levin


n order to preserve Plantation’s history, the Plantation Historical

Society is offering residents a chance to take a unique peek back into American history. They are hosting a fundraiser, called “A Fantastic Historical Adventure” that will allow guests to tour a private museum in Plantation that highlights important steps in American history. “We had a fundraiser there before and everyone loved it,” said Betty Cobb, spokesperson for the Plantation Historical Society. The fundraiser will be held March 9 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests will be asked to gather at Volunteer Park, located at 12050 W. Sunrise Boulevard, for a shuttle bus ride to the Our Backyard Museum Complex. Once there, they will enjoy tours of the extensive Americana collection, as well as donation opportunities, a silent auction, live auction, wine and hors oeuvres. The fundraiser is being held to complete funding for the Plantation Historical Society’s Everglades Diorama project, which will eventually be housed at the Plantation Historical Museum. According to Cobb, the group has already raised $82,000 of the needed $100,000 to finish the Everglades project, which began in 2006. The diorama will incorporate the changing light and sounds of the treasured natural resource. “It will be a great glimpse of the Everglades, and some of the animals and birds too,” she said. Since 1974, the Plantation Historical Society has dedicated its time and resources to preserving the City’s history. Through the years, the group has helped fund additions to the Plantation Historical Museum, a butterfly garden and exhibits and programs. Started in 1992, the Our Backyard Museum focuses primarily on a period of time of great innovations in America from the post civil war era to the time of World War II. Among the many highlights, a Car Corral, Wild West Saloon, Fire Station, Fort, Game Room, Barn, Civil War Room and much more. “They are going to have a fantastic


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III. He began his fire service career in 1976 with the Peters Road Volunteer Fire Department and joined the Plantation force in 1981. He also served 22 years with the Lauderhill Fire Department, where he rose to the rank of Battalion Chief. Stearns became the Fire Marshall for Plantation in 2001 and was promoted to Executive Officer in 2010. Stearns is married to wife Karen. He has a daughter, Lynn who resides in Port St. Lucie with his grandchild, Ayden, and two sons, Danny, a crew chief with Plantation Fire Department and Dylan who is currently attending school. Top right: Newly installed Fire Chief Laney Stearns stands before the audience after Mayor Diane Veltri Bendekovic charged him with the responsibilities of the Fire Department during the Transfer of Command ceremony.   Bottom right: Retiring Fire Chief Joe Harris symbolically transfers command of the Fire Department to newly installed Fire Chief Laney Stearns.

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offers great care, compassion and understands you as a patient, you want to be sure they can help with all of your dental needs. That’s why so many South Floridians have been turning to the offices of Dr. James Kerns, DMD, PLLC. In Plantation since 2001, Dr. Kerns offers comprehensive care for the entire family. He works to address all of his patients dental needs in one office. “Patients can expect a dentist and staff who are committed to their oral health and assuring that they understand all treatment recommended and offered,” explains Dr. Kerns, whose office is located at 6905 W. Broward Boulevard, Suite 101, Dr. James Kerns in the Plantation Town Square. Backed by his motto “Your Dentist for a Perfect Smile with a Gentle Style,” Dr. Kerns is committed to offering a full line of state-of-the-art dental care in a caring and family friendly atmosphere. He has extensive training in all aspects of general dentistry, as well as cosmetic dentistry. Patients can feel confident knowing all of their dental needs can be taken care of in one place, while being treated by a doctor and staff they trust. They offer many services including preventative care, restorative, implant and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Kerns is also offering braces and IV Sedation dentistry to make each visit as comfortable as possible.  In addition to Dr. Kerns, patients can also see Dr. Maria Boutsikos, a general Dentist who has been caring for patients in the office for three years. She speaks fluent Greek and sees patients with most dental insurances, including HMO’s. A South Florida native, Dr. Boutsikos received Dr. Maria Boutsikos her training at Nova  Southeastern University.  Dr. Kerns and his team offer an extensive list of services including cleanings, tooth colored fillings, (bonding) extractions, root canals, dental implants, crowns and bridges, gum treatments, cosmetic dentistry including Invisalign Clear Braces, Zoom Teeth Whitening and Veneers. The office is always keeping up with the very latest dental treatments and technology, including the use of digital x-rays for reduced radiation exposure to their patients.  At the office of Dr. Kerns, he and his staff are believers that preventative care and education are the keys to the best dental health. That starts with thorough exams, checking the overall health of teeth and gums, performing oral cancer exams and taking x-rays when necessary. There’s also a full-time experienced dental hygienist on staff for routine cleanings. Dr. Kerns was born and raised in South Florida, and is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University in Davie.  He enjoys getting to know his patients and delivering the best dental care possible. “I truly enjoy everything I do,” he says. “Particularly changing the lives of people who invest in their oral health.” To give patients great service and results, Dr. Kerns and his staff frequently attend dental lectures and conventions to stay informed of new techniques, products, and equipment to provide state-of-the-


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Horse Community Helps Raise Money for Good Cause By Julie Levin


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Plantation High Schools Compete in Televised Academic Quiz Tournament By Julie Levin


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High School students head out into the community to spread an important message about what they are learning. Calling themselves the Everglades Restoration, or ER, Ambassadors, the students are committed to teaching others about the importance of Florida’s treasured natural resource. “Our mission is to reach those out there who are unaware of South Florida’s environmental issues. It is amazing how many people really don’t

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amp Sagemont has been delivering

spectacular summer experiences for longer than its campers have been alive. Now celebrating its 17th season, Camp Sagemont continues to evolve to provide new and exciting experiences for its campers. From tiny tots to teens, there is truly something for everyone this summer.

JoAnn Laskin, Executive Director for Camp Sagemont, has been actively involved with the camp since it first opened in 1997. She has seen and helped it grow from a traditional day camp to offering a selection of specialty camp programs from sports to science to the stage. Laskin shares her thoughts on what makes Camp Sagemont so special and what’s in store for campers this Art campers “loved” the exhibit during a field trip to summer. the Young At Art Museum.

campus pool run by The Swim Academy. All of our campers, whether in traditional day camp or one of our specialty camps, enjoy building lasting friendships and memories while trying new activities and developing new interests.

How and why do you always incorporate field trips into your camp programs? Camp

Sagemont campers are on the go! Some of the programs are based specifically around field trips and exploration and other camps have field

Why did Camp Sagemont expand from a traditional day camp program to providing so many specialty camps? We found that our campers have so many diverse interests that we wanted to create a variety of options for them to grow and expand into. There is something offered for everyone from preschool through 8th grade. In addition, our camp programs are geared towards active involvement while having fun!

What’s new and exciting this summer? This

summer, in addition to our traditional day camp and popular adventure camp, art camp, science camp, sports camp and travel camp, we will be offering zoo camp, voice/performance camp, marine camp and cheer camp. The campers in each camp will benefit from a hands-on approach through the exposure of field trips, presenters and performances. 

How does Camp Sagemont come up with these original programs? We have many

brainstorming sessions, we listen to family survey comments and we look at popular trends.

What are some of the things children can look forward to this summer at Camp Sagemont? Each week has a specific theme

which we don’t announce until camp begins. We always introduce new special events to go along with our themes. The campers love our on


program is a great opportunity for high school students to earn community service hours and learn a host of valuable leadership skills. Many of the LIT’s want to apply to become camp counselors with Camp Sagemont when they are old enough.

Some students need academic support over the summer. What is offered in the Summer School program? We are very proud of our

academic Summer School program because these are hard to find in Broward County. We cater to students who want to get enrichment or remediation to help bridge the learning gap that can occur for students over the summer. Some students attend just summer school and others choose to participate in a summer school and day Camp Sagemont’s youngest camp combination. In campers always enjoy showing their team spirit addition, we offer during Color Wars. an English Learning camp for students who are just being introduced to the English language.

Do you offer a bus service? Due to expressed

Adventure campers enjoy getting wet while exploring many water sports and water opportunities in South Florida.

trips once a week to locations that tie into the programs’ activities. Our campers visit places like the Morakami Museum, the Venetian Pools, Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale, Biscayne Nature Center, airboat rides, water parks, and Marlins games.

What credentials do your lead counselors/ instructors have? The specialty camp instruc-

tors attend universities or are graduates and have majored in the field such as marine biology or zoology. Our cheer instructor currently coaches cheerleading for her school as well as the Sagemont School cheerleaders. 

Camp Sagemont is for students through middle school. Do you offer a program for high school students? Our Leader In Training

interest from parents, we are offering a limited bus service this summer for the first time serving the areas of Miramar to Plantation. The service will be based on demand and parents can call the camp for details.

Anything else you would like readers to know about Camp Sagemont? Our campers have come to know and love their summers with us. We are always changing things up and adding new experiences. We are very excited about introducing more new programs geared to appeal to middle schoolers. We want the campers and their parents to know that our daily activities, adventures and travels provide a great opportunity for building friendships plus exploring South Florida’s attractions in an easy, safe and affordable environment.  

Camp Sagemont begins the week of June 10th and runs through August 9th. Camp hours are 9am to 3:30pm, with early care and after care available. All programs are held on Sagemont’s Lower School Campus in Weston. To learn more about Camp Sagemont visit or call (954) 384-1894.

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(PreK3 - 3rd Grade) Enjoy a wide variety of fun-filled weekly activities, shows and field trips. (2nd - 8th grade) Play basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball & more. Field trips twice per week.

(4th - 8th grade) Visit local recreational and educational hot spots 2-3 days a week. Enjoy camp activities the other times. (3rd - 8th grade) Explore timely science topics and have fun performing wacky experiments.

(3rd - 8th grade) For artists of all types - try out watercolor, ceramics, jewelry making and more... (5th - 8th grade) Participate in adventurous field trips and team building activities.

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Volunteers Honored

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts recently honored 1,300 volunteers, including Plantation resident Alice Prestia. (2nd from left) Volunteers were honored at the 22nd annual volunteer recognition luncheon at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa recently. Rounding out the photo:George Platt, Chair of the Performing Arts Center Authority; Winifred Ruane of Boca Raton; Bonnie Mandell of Ft. Lauderdale; Barry Somerstein, President of the Broward Performing Arts Foundation; Marilyn Schmugar of Boca Raton; Stan Silverman of Boca Raton; and Kelley Shanley, President and CEO of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

Teen Ambassadors

Students from American Heritage Center for the Arts and Plantation High School are among the 25 students selected for the 2012-13 Broward Center Teen Ambassador Program. The ambassadors include Alyssa Fantel, Spencer Perdeck, Jake Rothstein and Farrah Raquel Sklar from American Heritage Center for the Arts and Bryan Schall from Plantation High School. The program is open to Broward High School students who are interested in the performing arts.

Working the Phones for a Good Cause

David Schulman of Plantation making calls at the recent Super Sunday phone-a-thon for the Jewish Federation of Broward County. Schulman is the Financial Resource Development Chair for Federation.

Doogie Palooza

A high-flying Frisbee dog demonstration was just part of the fun at the city’s annual Doogie Palooza, held recently at Happy Trails Dog Park. Thousands of pets and their people turned out for the five-hour event, which included pet-friendly vendors, K-9 demonstrations by the Plantation Police Department and a canine fashion show

Celebrating Plantation’s 60th

All in Good Fun More than 100 people turned out to enjoy Ramat Shalom’s Murder Mystery Night recently. Among those enjoying the evening: Top left: Bretta and Bob Schachner Bottom left: Rabbi Cheryl Jacobs, Rabbi Andrew Jacobs, Mike Richmond, Peter Berg, Fran Tetunic Above: Debbie Cole, Jamie Cole, Tom Abrams and Beth Besner


Top: Shirley Schuler, Curator of the Plantation Historical Museum, poses with the book “Images of America: Plantation” which debuted February 7 with a book signing and celebration. The book, authored by Schuler, is just one part of the City’s Diamond Jubilee which celebrates Plantation’s first 60 years. The evening also included the opening of the exhibit “60 Years and Counting.” Bottom: Pam Peters (left) granddaughter of city founder Frederick C. Peters and Mayor Diane Veltri Bendekovic stand with a mannequin wearing one of the late Mayor Frank Veltri’s July 4th parade shirts.

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