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BEST STEAKHOUSE 5 YEARS RUNNING

Always Fresh. Always Delicious. THE SHOPS AT PEMBROKE GARDENS 14575 SW 5th Street | Pembroke Pines, Fl 33027 www.brimstonewoodfiregrill.com | 954.430.2333

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Peace on earth starts here.

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Meet The Team

Contents

Publisher - Sven Budzisch

Best Facials and Massages . . . 2

Best Local Event – Davie . . . . 11

Meet The Team . . . . . . . . . 2

Best Early Childhood Center . . . 11

Best Steakhouse . . . . . . . . . 3

Best Hospital . . . . . . . . . .12

Best Family Dentist . . . . . . . 3

Best Bank . . . . . . . . . . . .12

Best Place to Be Seen . . . . . . 4

Best Chiropractor . . . . . . . . 14

Best Place to Hide . . . . . . . 4

Best Travel Agency . . . . . . . 14

Best Family Lawyer . . . . . . . . 5

Best Acupuncturist . . . . . . . 15

Best Cleaning Service . . . . . . 5

Best Plastic Surgeon . . . . . . 15

Best Financial Advisor . . . . . . 7

Best Pilates . . . . . . . . . . . 17

As Office Manager, Gaby is at the center of it all. She works closely with the entire staff to make sure that all of the publications are printed on time each month.

Best Day Spa . . . . . . . . . . 7

Best Local Event – Cooper City . 17

Graphic Designers – Barry Stock & Grace Umlauf

Best Air Conditioning Company . . 9

Best Music Academy . . . . . . 19

Best Gymnastics . . . . . . . . . 9

Best Insurance Agency . . . . . 19

Best Kept Secret . . . . . . . . 10

Best Swim School . . . . . . . .20

Best Veterinarian . . . . . . . . 10

Best Realtor . . . . . . . . . . .20

Best Facials and Massages

Cooper City Massage Envy Spa 954-432-1112 2651 N Hiatus Rd., Cooper City Embassy Lakes Shopping Center www.MassageEnvy.com/clinics/FL/Cooper-City.aspx

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If you are looking for the perfect place for customized, affordable and convenient facials and massages, it is right in your own backyard at the Massage Envy Spa in Cooper City. The Murad Healthy Skin Facials feature specially formulated products from world-renowned dermatologist Dr. Howard Murad. The facials help relieve stress, decrease anxiety and increase energy, as well as improve skin texture, tone and appearance. You can also choose from a variety of massages, whether you want something therapeutic or relaxing. Select one of the new aromatherapy massages, Hot Stone Therapy or Deep Heat Relief Muscle Therapy. Professional massage therapists and estheticians will work with you to customize your session. Take a break from your busy schedule and treat yourself to a massage or facial. Or, buy a gift certificate for someone special.

Sven is the proud publisher of Our City Weston, Davie Town Times, Pembroke Pines Town Times, Plantation Town Times and Miramar Town Times. These five magazines provide free community news to 100,000 households every month. He leads a team of some of the best writers, sales people, and graphic artists in the business.

Managing Editor – Debby Teich

Debby has been writing local stories for more than 15 years and understands what our readers want to know. She is passionate about her work and enjoys informing the community about upcoming events, highlighting the accomplishments of students and schools, and reviewing local restaurants and businesses.

Office Manager – Gaby Moscoso

The graphic design team’s work is one of the most visual components of our publications. We are proud to state that we have won several awards for the excellent designs provided by our graphics department.

Account Representatives – Nancy Koval, Joyce Bak, Garry Isabelle, Elaine Christ, Vanessa da Rocha, Kim Mills & Mariem Garcia

Our account representatives thrive on working as a team. While they spend a considerable amount of time on the road visiting clients and customers, they enjoy the support and inspiration of their fellow co-workers. This fun-loving, but professional attitude translates into their relationships with their clients, many of whom have become close friends and associates. As area residents, they truly understand the needs of their clients, as well as our readers. This unique blend allows them to act as an outside adviser and sounding-board to their clients.

Publisher/Owner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SVEN BUDZISCH Managing Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Debby Teich Account Representatives. . . . . . . . . . . Garry Isabelle, Nancy Koval Joyce Bak, Elaine Christ, Vanessa da Rocha, Kim Mills, Mariem Garcia Office manager. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gabriela Moscoso Art Direction, Design & Production. . . . . Barry Stock, Grace Umlauf staff photographer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barry Stock

Visit us online: www.DavieTownTimes.com

17120 Royal Palm Blvd., Suite 1, Weston, FL 33326 Ph: 954-306-1007 • Fax 954-306-1008 editor@davietowntimes.com • graphics@davietowntimes.com Total circulation is 20,000. Quantum International Corporation, DBA Davie Town Times (DTT), is published and direct mailed monthly to prestigious homes in Davie and the Southwest Ranches verifiable by US Postal statements. Additional free copies are available at locations throughout Davie and the Southwest Ranches and upon request by contacting this newspaper. Opinions expressed by the writers are their own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the publisher. Quantum International Corporation, DBA DTT reserves the right to edit and/or reject any editorial or advertising content. DTT is not responsible for errors in advertising beyond the cost of the space or for the validity of claims made by advertisers. Entire contents copyrighted 2012 by DTT, Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden in any media without prior written permission from the publisher.

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Best Steakhouse

Best Family Dentist

954-430-BEEF (2333) 14575 SW 5th Street Shops at Pembroke Gardens, Pembroke Pines www.BrimstoneWoodfireGrill.com

954-792-3800 4175 SW 64th Avenue, Davie www.DavieDental.com

Brimstone Woodfire Grill

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rimstone Woodfire Grill offers great steaks and fresh seafood in an upscale, yet comfortable environment. The contemporary menu offers a wide range of choices with exceptional quality. Chefs use the best ingredients available on the market and prepare them fresh daily with uncompromising standards. The food is always cooked to perfection, satisfying even the most discriminating taste. The menu features steaks cooked in a 1600-degree broiler, woodfire-grilled fresh seafood, gourmet pizza, sushi, salads, desserts and more. Brimstone also has some of the best wines available to complement the food and heighten the dining experience. Add the attentive and personalized service and the dining experience is complete. Whether you are sitting inside, surrounded by wood, stone and natural light, or on the outside patio, it is the perfect place for a family dinner, special celebration or just a night out. This is not your typical steakhouse – it’s better!

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beautiful smile is a sign of good health, confidence and happiness. For over 50 years, Davie Dental (formerly Bluth Family Dental) has been applying artistic and technical skills with the latest materials and cutting edge technology. It offers personalized, high quality dental treatment, with each patient’s individual needs in mind. The staff makes every effort to create a positive dental experience for each patient, whether a preschooler, teen, adult or grandparent.   Davie Dental provides comprehensive dental care with an emphasis on prevention and cosmetics. It offers a wide array of dental services, including: Cosmetic Restorations (tooth colored fillings, porcelain veneers/crowns), Zoom in-office whitening, at-home Whitening, Orthodontics (traditional and Invisalign), Periodontics, Routine Root Canal Therapy and Extractions. For patients who need missing teeth replaced, the periodontist can surgically place Implants. For a less invasive treatment alternative, Crown and Bridge and removable appliances are other treatment options offered. Davie Dental offers nitrous oxide sedation and oral conscious sedation for patients who want to be very relaxed and unaware of the procedure.

Our Family Caring For Your Family Sedation dentiStry • CoSmetiC dentiStry • ComprehenSive Family Care • Zoom Whitening orthodontiCS & inviSalign • periodontiCS • dental implantS

50 yearS in davie • Family oWned

954.792.3800

www.daviedental.com | info@daviedental.com THE PATIENT AND ANY OTHER PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT HAS A RIGHT TO REFUSE TO PAY, CANCEL PAYMENT OR BE REIMBURSED FOR PAYMENT FOR ANY OTHER SERVICE, EXAMINATION OR TREATMENT THAT IS PERFORMED AS A RESULT OF AND WITHIN 72 HOURS OF RESPONDING TO THE ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE FREE, DISCOUNTED FEE OR REDUCED FEE, SERVICE, EXAMINATION OR TREATMENT.

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4175 SW 64th ave., davie, Fl 33314

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Best Place to Be Seen

Cooper City Daddy Daughter Dance 954-434-4300 www.CooperCityFL.org

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Continuing to Serve the Weston & Davie area with over 25 years of Experience.

Family law

Divorce • Relocation • Custody Child Support • Domestic Violence

criminal law

All Felonies • All Misdemeanors • All Courts

Free consultation 1655 N. Commerce Pkwy, Ste. 201, Weston, FL 33326 email: Law@DivorceBroward.com

954-385-9160 After Hours: 954-850-3357

The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience.

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very November, Cooper City residents take a break from their hectic schedules to spend time together at the Annual Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance. Some dads and daughters return year after year for the special event. Robert and Laura DiAlberto have not missed a dance in 23 years. The dance offers girls, in 2nd grade and up, a chance to enjoy a memorable “date with dad” that includes an evening of dancing, dinner and fun. If dad is unavailable, grandfathers, step-dads, and uncles are always welcome. The event has become so popular that the Community Center is flooded with calls as soon as tickets go on sale.

Best Place to Hide

Sunshine Ranches Equestrian Park 954-434-0008 5840 SW 148 Ave., Southwest Ranches www.SouthwestRanches.org

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ith more than 20 acres of lushly-landscaped open space, it is no wonder that Sunshine Ranches Equestrian Park was voted Best Place to Hide. The park has a 10,400-sq. ft. practice ring, 37,500-sq. ft. show ring, and more than 10 acres of horse and nature trails. It is a great place to school a horse, walk a dog, meet some friends or enjoy the surroundings. The park’s public art feature, “Equestrian Oasis,” reflects both form and function. The main area is shaped like a horseshoe and contains earth berms, stones for seating, a waterfall, fountain and shade trees. When the sun sets during the summer and winter solstices, it appears to sit perfectly in the saddle, where a rider would. Residents have celebrated the solstice since the park opened in 2004.

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Best Family Lawyer

Best Cleaning Service

954-385-9160 1655 North Commerce Parkway, Suite 201, Weston www.DivorceBroward.com

954-385-8106 954-540-1807

Evan H. Baron

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ivorce and family law matters can be very emotional and difficult events. Practicing law for over 26 years, Evan H. Baron has handled hundreds of jury trials, as well as non-jury divorce and marital dissolution trials. He understands the challenges of modern family life. The law firm of Evan H. Baron and Associates helps clients through all steps of the family law process, from pre-nuptial ‘prenup’ or post-nuptial agreements and uncontested divorce to complex litigation that includes child support, paternity actions, alimony, restraining orders, marital asset valuation, and equitable distribution of assets and liabilities. It also represents clients in post-judgment matters, such as child support and alimony modifications. If you are currently going through a divorce in Broward County, or just considering the process, call for a free initial consultation. One of the firm’s qualified family attorneys will provide you with the information you need to make intelligent and knowledgeable decisions.

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oes your home or business need a good cleaning? If so, call Wilma’s Professional Cleaning. They are ready to tackle your toughest job and leave everything looking its best. No job is too big, small or dirty! The experts at Wilma’s do it all. Owner Wilma Downey works as a team with her two sisters to clean bathrooms, kitchens, windows and floors, as well as special requests. They clean every room as if it were their own. When they leave, the house looks clean and smells fresh. It is this old-fashioned approach that has earned them an outstanding reputation for quality, reliability and attention to detail. Wilma’s Professional Cleaning is fully licensed and bonded. It offers weekly, bi-weekly and monthly services, in addition to move-in/move out specials. The rates are great and the service is outstanding. Hire a professional cleaning service that you can trust. Call today for your free estimate.

W i l m a ’s P ro f e s s i o n a l Clea ning BATHROOMS • KITCHENS • WINDOWS FLOORS • DUSTING • SPECIAL REQUEST

THANK YOU DAVIE!

Weekly, Bi-weekly, or Monthly Service Move-in / Move-out Specials Great Rates - Outstanding Service! Call Wilma today for a

FREE ESTIMATE!

954-385-8106 Cell: 954-540-1807

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INTERESTED IN SAFE ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS? ARE YOUR CD RATES LOW? Schedule a complimentary 15-minute consultation to find out what you can do now

Tax Season is Coming Soon! Let Us Help You Get Ready!

Call Ken Kay Today*

TAX PREPARATION AND PLANNING

· AMENDED RETURNS · IRS REPRESENTATION · LATE FILING · MUCH MORE!

Available nights and weekends by appointment

*Securities offered through H.D. Vest Investment Services SM, Member SIPC., 6333 N. State Highway161, 4th Floor, Irving, TX 75038, 972-870-6000 Kay Financial Services, LLC is not a registered broker/dealer or independent investment advisory firm

9900 Stirling Road Suite 227 Cooper City, Fl. 33024

www.KayFinancial.net

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100% FINANCING (W.A.C.) NO INTEREST NO DOWNPAYMENT FOR 24-MONTHS (with balance paid in full) FREE ESTIMATE ON EQUIPMENT PURCHASE Residential & Commercial Licensed & Insured CAC026413

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SE HABLA ESPAÑOL

FREE Service Call

If repair is completed with us. Please call for details. With ad only.

954.450.5323 305.374.1060 185KEEPCOOL

www.proservAmerica.com

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Best Financial Advisor

Kay Financial Services, LLC 954-364-6261 9900 Stirling Road, Suite 205, Cooper City www.KayFinancial.net

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ay Financial Services is a full-service financial firm that offers a wide range of financial products and services for individuals and business owners. Owner Ken Kay works with a wide range of clients to assist them with all of their tax, accounting, and investment management needs. He develops realistic and comprehensive plans to help them meet their financial goals and achieve their dreams – whether they are just getting started or preparing for retirement. He walks clients through a step-by-step process to ensure that they are comfortable with their decisions. Clients can feel confident that their personal and business taxes are being prepared by a highly trained expert. As an Enrolled Agent (a designation given after the IRS completes a testing and security background check), Kay has the ability to represent clients in an audit or in tax court, if necessary. Before submitting tax returns, he discusses any areas that might attract attention and makes sure that clients have the necessary documents and records to substantiate any claims. Call today. There is no cost for the initial consultation.

Thank You For Voting Us Best Overall Spa

Best Day Spa

Holiday Packages

LUXE Day Spa

954-472-5055 351 SW 136th Ave., Suite 103, Davie www.LuxeDaySpaFla.com

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Shimmer and Glow

UXE Day Spa is setting a new standard in body and skin care. It is the perfect place to relax the body, educate the mind and elevate the spirit of well-being. The experienced staff is trained to provide relaxation with results. All of the skin care and body treatments are provided in an elegant environment. They truly make a difference in the way you look and feel. Some of the professional spa services include: Advanced Skin Care, Permanent Makeup, Massage Therapy, Micro Needling/Collagen Induction, Manicures, Pedicures, Waxing and Tattoo Removal. LUXE Day Spa also offers Bamboo-Fusion Massages, which soothe sore muscles, increase circulation and aid in providing a sense of deep relaxation.

Bamboo Massage | Aromatherapy Body Scrub Signature Pedicure 2.5 Hours $180

Comfort and Joy

Signature Massage | Signature Facial Signature Pedicure 2.5 Hours $156

LUXE Seasonal Bliss

LUXE Massage | LUXE Facial LUXE Manicure | LUXE Pedicure Lunch Included 5.5 Hours $345 Gift Cards Available! 351 SW 136 Ave., St. 103, Davie, FL 33325 954.472.5055 | www.luxedayspa.com

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Only 3 inches of water in your home can cost $15,000 or more in damage.*

Get a preferred risk flood insurance policy in your area for as low as $129 a year. Homeowners insurance doesn’t cover flooding. So don’t wait. Call me today.

*Dollar amount is hypothetical, based on varying levels of flood damage to the main floor of a fictional 1,600-squarefoot ranch-style home.

6129 Stirling Rd. Davie, FL 33314 954-358-2129 www.freewayinsurancefl.com

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Best Air Conditioning Company

Best Gymnastics

954-450-5323

954-384-9393 1951 N. Commerce Pkwy., Weston www.TagGymnastics.com

Proserv America

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roserv America can meet all of your sales, installation and repair needs when it comes to air conditioning services and air duct cleaning. Whether it is for residential or commercial, expert professionals service all major brands and there are never hidden charges. The company offers same day service. If something breaks after hours, customers can take advantage of Proserv America’s 24-hour Emergency Service. Proserv America guarantees all of its work and there is a 10 Year warranty on compressors and parts. Service calls are free if the repair is completed with Proserv America. Stay cool today and call for a free estimate on equipment purchases.

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TAG USA Gymnastics

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ith a brand new 38,000 sq. ft. stateof-the-art facility, TAG USA Gymnastics has become the premiere Gymnastics/ Trampoline /Power Tumbling /Cheer Center in Broward County. You have to see it to believe it! TAG USA offers fun recreational classes for children of all ages and skill levels in gymnastics, trampoline, cheer and sports. The programs are designed to immerse the children in athletic gymnastics, increase their self-esteem and help develop their strength, coordination and confidence. You will personally get to know the owners, staff, and coaches and will always feel welcome. Tiny tots start with Mommy and Me and Preschool classes. For the advanced athlete, TAG USA has boys and girls competitive gymnastics teams, a trampoline and tumbling team, Girls TOPS Training Center, TAG USA’s Optional Program, and National TAG USA’s All-Star Cheer Team. TAG USA is also well known for its fun-filled non-stop action birthday parties, as well as Big Messy ART (ages 3-6) and Gym Jammers SPORTS (ages 5-8). Parents love the easy parking, open access viewing areas, and toddler play zone.

We Wish You A Happy & Healthy Holiday Season!

para toda la familia

1951 N. Commerce Pkwy, Weston

954.384.9393 www.TagGymnastics.com

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Best Kept Secret

Actors Community Theater 954-473-0372 3801 S. Pine Island Road, Davie www.Davie-Fl.gov

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First Visit New Clients exp. 1/15/13

Have A Happy Holiday!

Voted “Best Full-serVice AnimAl clinic” in dAVie

We accept pet insurances and Care Credit

Dr. Eduardo Bernal, D.V.M. 4476 Weston Rd. Weston, FL 33331

954.659.9913 Hablamos Español RegisteR at

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$25 Off

Your Next Dental or Surgical Procedure New clients only. For a limited time only. Must present coupon at time of service. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 1/15/13

$20 Off

Your Next Visit Medical Services Only One coupon per client. Must present coupon at time of service. Not valid with any other offer. Excludes: Grooming or bath, products, vaccine packages, food, boarding, or medications. Exp. 1/15/13

ince 2000, Actors Community Theater has provided residents with a way to enjoy local theater. It all started when the Davie Town Council requested that an ad appear in the Town’s local paper asking for thespians. Several people responded and became the nucleus for the Town’s first community theatre.   The volunteer group is funded by the Town of Davie and run by its Board of Directors. Every year, the theater produces three shows that include cast members who have ranged in age from 6 to over 80. Some are first-time actors, while others have been acting for years. The plays are performed over two consecutive weekends and often sell-out. They are always very professionally done and you cannot beat the price.

Best Veterinarian

All Friends Animal Clinic 954-659-9913 4476 Weston Rd., Weston www.AllFriendsAnimalClinic.com

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ll Friends Animal Clinic is a full-service veterinary medical facility which provides affordable annual check-ups, dental cleanings, surgery, grooming, daycare and boarding. Dr. Eduardo Bernal, D.V.M. and the entire team of health care professionals understand that your pet is an important member of your family. The team is dedicated to helping your pet live a longer and healthier life. They treat each pet as if it were their own. Big or small, they take care of them all. All Friends Animal Clinic provides preventative care including wellness checks and immunizations. Other services include emergency and critical care medicine, vaccines and food therapy, as well as endoscopy, radiology and ultrasound services. The in-house pharmacy stocks preventative flea and tick, parasite, and heartworm medicines at competitive prices. Dr. Bernal has an interest in dermatology, alternative therapies and preventative care. He even offers house calls. Bring your pet to All Friends Animal Clinic to experience the warm, friendly atmosphere and excellent care.

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Best Early Childhood Center

Temple Dor Dorim Early Childhood Center/Preschool 954-389-1232 2360 Glades Circle, Weston www.DorDorim.org

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t the Temple Dor Dorim Early Childhood Center /Preschool, children can begin their educational journey with Baby and Me classes and Transitional classes until they are old enough for the preschool program, for ages 16 months to five years. Since 1999, the EEC has provided children with an educational experience that enables them to achieve their maximum potential. The staff is dedicated to meeting the individual needs of every child while promoting their physical, emotional, social and cognitive growth. Teachers elicit creativity, imagination and divergent thinking in the children by fostering their independence, building their self-confidence and helping them to develop a positive self image. The curriculum includes creative play and hands-on experiences which help the children feel safe to take risks while exploring their world. They learn the early skills necessary for reading and writing in an environment that stimulates curiosity and fosters a lifelong love of learning. The program has one of the highest kindergarten readiness rates in the County. The ECC is NAEYC accredited and a State Gold Seal Award recipient. It also offers before and after care, as well as Enrichment classes.

954-797-1166 www.Davie-Fl.gov

Beginning Your Child’s Journey Through Excellence In Education

v Mommy & Me and Transition Classes Available v Beforecare & Aftercare

he message is clear. Davie residents are proud of their community and they want to make sure that it is litter-free. For 16 years, they have gathered to participate in the Town of Davie and Central Broward Water Control District’s Annual Waterway Clean-up. The effort started with a group of volunteers gathering on a Saturday and has grown into a major event involving school clubs, boy and girl scouts, religious and non-profit organizations, local families and individuals. Volunteers clean more than eight miles along the C-11 Canal. The public awareness campaign seems to be working. In the past, volunteers found many large items, such as cars, refrigerators and air conditioners. Each year, however, they find fewer large items and less trash.

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Early Childhood Center

v For children ages 14 months to 5 years old.

Waterway Clean-Up and Trash Splash

www.DavieTownTimes.com

National Award Winning

Now Enrolling for School 2012-2013

Best Local Event – Davie

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v Afterschool Enrichment Classes up to Age 8 v Complimentary Temple Membership For First-Year ECC Families

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v Curriculum Includes Spanish, Music and Sports

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2360 Glades Circle · Weston, FL 33327

954-389-1232

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Best Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Charles A. Messa, III 954-659-7760 2823 Executive Park Dr., Weston www.WestonCosmeticSurgery.com

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r. Charles A. Messa, III, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, has devoted his career to helping patients look and feel younger through surgical and noninvasive cosmetic procedures. Dr. Messa and his team of professionals are dedicated to ensuring that each patient is treated with compassionate, attentive care that ensures their safety, well-being, and ultimate satisfaction with their results. As Medical Director of the Weston Cosmetic Surgery Center, he has achieved Black Diamond status with Allergan Medical, placing him in the top 1% of plastic surgery practices in the country by volume. He is the plastic surgeon of choice when other physicians and their families need cosmetic procedures. Whether you are seeking to enhance your facial features, your breast size or shape, or your body’s natural curves, Dr. Messa will provide you with beautiful, natural-looking results that enhance your external appearance and emotional well-being. Call Dr. Messa today to schedule a complimentary consultation.

Best Bank

Floridian Community Bank 954-434-8050 5599 S. University Drive, Davie www.FloridianCommunityBank.com

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loridian Community Bank is committed to meeting the financial needs of individuals and businesses of all sizes, with the personal attention they deserve. Clients and customers can relax in the beautiful lobby in a private banking atmosphere, without waiting in line. Floridian Community Bank has provided concierge banking services for South Florida’s premiere businesses and families since 2003 and has maintained the loyalty of past customers as well. Its unique level of service and expertise is available to its clients, no matter where they are located, through the use of sophisticated products like remote deposit capture, online banking and the mobile banking solution coming soon. Whether in person or by phone, customers can always speak with an experienced staff member to discuss banking solutions. As an FDIC insured “full service” commercial community bank, it can assist with deposit services. New Mobile Because the bank is local, it has flexibility in making decisions for commercial, Banking personal and residential loans. App COMING Style, responsiveness and knowledge are just some of the things that set SOON! Floridian Community Bank apart from the rest. Visit Floridian Community Bank today and develop a banking relationship that will last.

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Best Chiropractor

Best Travel Agency

954-217-4881 17160 Royal Palm Blvd., Suite 1, Weston www.WindmillHealthCenter.com

954-389-0222 2700 Glades Circle, Suite 105, Weston

Weston Travel Services

Windmill Health Center

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indmill Health Center is about much more than merely eliminating or easing soreness. It is about helping you achieve the maximum level of health and physical well-being to enable you to feel better and live better. Chiropractors Dr. Marc Browner, D.C and Dr. Rick Behar, D.C are well known for their healing touch and skillful adjustments. They use a variety of proven non-invasive treatments to correct and alleviate a number of painful conditions, especially back pain, neck pain, and shoulder pain, as a means to improving overall health. They also teach patients how to self-direct their management of wellness care and prevention. The Center specializes in patients who have aches and pains stemming from muscle strains, old sports injuries, repetitive motions, a sedentary job, an accident or trauma. They also treat patients suffering from chronic back pain, sciatica, a herniated disc, bulging disc, spinal stenosis, or pinched nerve. If you are in pain, call Windmill Health Center today.

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or more than 10 years, Weston Travel Services has been helping area residents with all of their leisure and corporate travel needs. The professional, bilingual staff provides a high level of customer service. They pride themselves on planning vacations that exceed their clients’ expectations. The full service agency specializes in cruise vacations and ski packages, as well as tours to Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean. They take care of everything from airfare to hotel and car rental reservations. Travel is an investment. Spend it with someone you trust.

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Best Acupuncturist

Best Hospital

Dr. Richard Zang

Cleveland Clinic Florida

786-797-2221 12555 Orange Dr., Suite 115, Davie www.nccaomdiplomates.com/drrichardzang

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or more than 20 years, Dr. Richard Zang he has been helping patients naturally enhance their health and take care of their bodies, so they look and feel their best. As a licensed acupuncture physician and massage therapist, he offers patients pain relief and weight control without medication. Originating in China more than 2,500 years ago, acupuncture is one of the oldest, most commonly used forms of medicine in the world. Dr. Zang helps patients relieve pain in their full bodies. He specializes in pain in the back, lower back, shoulders, neck, knee, hip, leg, arm, wrist and fingers. He helps relieve headaches, chest pain, visceral diseases, menopause syndrome, infertility treatment, smoking habits, sexual dysfunction and much more. Dr. Zang is a Diplomate of Acupuncture and certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. He is also the third generation in his family to practice Chinese medicine. Call Dr. Zang and get some relief from your pain.

954-689-5000 1-800-639-DOCTOR 2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard, Weston www.ClevelandClinicFlorida.org

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or the past 90 years, Cleveland Clinic has been committed to patient care, medical education and breakthroughs in medical research. That time-honored tradition continues at Cleveland Clinic Florida. The hospital is continually recognized for its excellence. Cleveland Clinic Florida ranked second among the 18 best hospitals in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area in U.S. News & World Report’s first-ever metro area rankings of America’s Best Hospitals. Cleveland Clinic Florida has been ranked #19 in Gastroenterology in U.S. News & World Report’s 2011-12 Best Hospitals. It is one of only three Florida-based gastroenterology programs to make the top 50 rankings and it achieved the highest ranking in the State of Florida. Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Pelvic Floor Center has been designated a Center of Excellence (COE): Continence Care in Women. The not-for-profit, multi-specialty group practice has over 180 of the world’s top physicians. Cleveland Clinic Florida comprises over 35 clinical departments and centers, providing innovative and advanced high-quality patient care in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. The Weston campus is fullintegrated and includes diagnostic centers, outpatient surgery, and a 24-hour emergency department located within the 155-bed, state-of-the-art hospital.

Dr. Richard Zang O. MD National CCAOM Dipl. Ac; NCBTMB Licensed Acupuncture Physician, Massage Therapist From 3 Generation Chinese Medicine Doctor Family, over 20 years experience • Relief various Pain in full body (Musculoskeletal & Neuralgia), Specializing in pain Back, Lower Back, Shoulder, Neck, Knee, Hip, Leg, Arm, Wrist & Fingers. • Relief Various Headache; Chest pain, gastrointestinal tract & urinary systematic etc., visceral diseases. • Relief Stress, Anxiety, Depression & Mental Problem & Allergy. • Effective Menopause Syndrome & Tonicity Body wellness Long Life; Beauty Face Rejuvenation. • Effective Weight Control; Treatment of Infertility; Smoking habits; Sexual Dysfunction; Auto accident injury. • Massage therapy for infantile convulsions, digestion problems, etc.

Best Acupuncturist

For Example Treatment of: Insomnia, Migrane & Trigeminal neuralgia headache; dizziness, tinnitus, palpitation; sciatica, hernia disk; acute & chronic sprian, contusion, spasm/ cramps; stiffness & tension, numbness; arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome; facial & limb paralysis, atrophy; stroke; hypertension; diabetes; edema; hernia, prolapse of uterus, diarrhea & bleeding, constipation, abdominal distention; menstruation syndrome; malposition, impotence; rhinitis & sinusitis, asthma goiter, hyper & hypo-thyroidism, herpes, zoster, urticaria, gout, etc.

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Orange Drive

5 min. from Weston (Corner of Griffin & Flamingo)

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Flamingo Road

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Weston Road

786-797-2221 To Make an Appointment

12555 Orange Drive Crexent Building, Suite 115 Davie, Fl 33330

Griffin Road

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As a home, I know it’s what’s on the inside that counts. Especially when what’s on the inside is everything you own. Renting? Get contents-only flood insurance and protect everything you own. Because when you rent, I’m just not really a home without everything you put in me. So ask about a contents-only flood policy today.

Only Flood Insurance Covers Floods

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Best Pilates

Best Local Event – Cooper City

Ellen’s Ulitmate Workout

Touch-A-Truck 954-434-4300 www.CooperCityFl.org

954-472-9440 5173 S. University Drive, Davie www.EllensUltimateWorkout.com

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llen Latham, owner of Ellen’s Ultimate Workout, has been motivating and training clients for over 35 years. She offers a unique Pilates-fit based program that combines the principles of Joseph Pilates’ core work and her own fitness expertise. The workout includes strengthening and stretching exercises that are designed to develop the body’s core, improve spinal mobility and build flexibility, all through a strong mind and body connection. Clients also love to train, shape, and strengthen their bodies with the Ultimate workout. This carefully designed, comprehensive workout builds endurance and targets every major muscle group, while defining the body from head to toe. Transform your body, mind and spirit with Hot Yoga. Climb and sprint your way through one of the signature indoor cycling sessions, where you will increase endurance, up your energy, burn major calories and jump-start your metabolism. Experience the popular Ultimate Ballet Barre class, which offers a “Dancing with the Stars” body without a step of dancing. The creative format uses ballet barres, bands, weights, balls and cushion supports for a challenging total body sculpt.

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any kids dream of climbing inside some of the big trucks they pass on the road. For 14 years, kids in Cooper City have attended the Annual City of Cooper City Touch-A-Truck event, where they have an opportunity to see, touch, and explore their favorite big trucks and vehicles. There are typically more than 30 trucks and vehicles on display at the Cooper City Sports Complex. In the past, they have included semi’s, BSO police and fire vehicles, garbage trucks, military vehicles, cranes, jeeps, FPL vehicles, motorcycles, airboats, buses, back hoes, dump trucks and more. The kids love talking to the drivers to learn all about their vehicles.

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$AVING I can help you save money now. When = you’re looking to save some SWITCHING green, I’m the first person to call. In fact, drivers who switched to Allstate saved an average of $348 a year. Call me first to see how much you can save.

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I can help you save money now. When you’re looking to save some Lisa Faina, LUTCF green, I’mCIC, the first person to call. In fact, drivers who switched (954) 437-9220 to Allstate saved $348 a year. Call me first 2643an Naverage HiatusofRd. to see how much you can save.

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Lisa Faina, CIC, LUTCF lisafaina@allstate.com (954) 437-9220 2643 N Hiatus Rd. Cooper City lisafaina@allstate.com

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Savings based on national customer-reported data for new policies in 2009. Actual savings vary. Allstate Fire And Casualty rance InsuCompany: Northbrook, IL. © 2010 Allstate Insurance Company

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GIVE THE GIFT OF Best Music Academy

Jammin’ Kids International Music Academy 954-389-5899 1396-5 SW 160th Ave, Weston www.JamminKidsWeston.com

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t the Jammin’ Kids International Music Academy, they understand the benefits and importance of music education for children. Open since 1995, it offers affordable high quality instruction for acoustic/electric guitar, piano/keyboard, bass guitar, drums/percussion, string and wind instruments, voice and more. Teachers use the world-renowned Suzuki method of instruction. Students learn in a professional environment, without distractions or interruptions. Younger students can participate in the Little Mozart’s intro-to-music program. For advanced students, garage band offers a unique opportunity to be part of an ensemble comprised of three or more students on different instruments. Students can also participate in monthly in-house recitals, an annual off-site Grand Recital and many other community events. Jammin’ Kids also offers affordable band instrument rentals and books. Call today to start jammin’.

U Music Instruction for Kids of ALL Ages! U World-Class Instructors U Open Seven Days A Week U Renowned Suzuki Method Offered U Parents Can Learn the Same Instrument as Child for Free U Little Mozarts Individual & Group Classes Available U Garage Bands for Advanced Students U Serving Weston Area since 1995

Best Insurance Agency

Faina Insurance Agency

954- 437-9220 2643 N Hiatus Rd., Cooper City www.FainaFL.com

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hen buying insurance, you need just the right mix of price and protection. The Faina Insurance Agency is a one stop shop for all of your insurance needs. It offers a wide selection of products - from auto insurance to retirement solutions - as well as convenient buying and servicing options. With just one phone call, clients can protect all of their valuables, while saving money, time, and hassle. Since 1989, Lisa Faina has been helping families and businesses protect the things that are important to them and prepare strategies to achieve their financial goals. The full-service agency has stayed in business for so long by building long term relationships with clients and providing outstanding customer service. Faina Insurance Agency provides Auto, Homeowner, Renter, Financial Insurance and more. It offers competitive rates, with no hidden fees. The agency’s fully licensed representatives are trained to help customers select the necessary protection so that they are properly covered for current and future needs, as well as unforeseen events.

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Affordable Band Instrument Rentals & Accessories

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Best Swim School

Best Realtor

The Swim Academy

Zona Horton, CRS, GRI, Realtor

954-384-4500 1570 Sagemont Way, Weston 10950 Pembroke Rd., Miramar www.TheSwimAcademy.com

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he Swim Academy offers one of the most effective swim programs in the South Florida area. Its unique teaching methods are nationally recognized for their success in water survival techniques and breakthrough swimming skills. It is filled with happy, confident children who want to learn to swim. Whether you come to The Swim Academy for infant, pre-school, or school age swim lessons, your child will learn water safety skills that could one day save their lives. In an atmosphere of patience and love, each child can learn to swim in addition to building self-esteem through repeated success. They will learn to hold their breath, swim to the wall, pull themselves out of the water and float on their backs. Mastering these skills gives rescuers more time to reach them. The staff is certified, patient and caring. They make learning to swim a positive experience. The Swim Academy offers private lessons, small group lessons, camp lessons, Parent and Me programs, Swim Club and birthday parties.

954-895-9662 Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell 2000 Main Street, Weston www.ZonaHorton.com

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ow interest rates make it a great time to buy or sell. If you are thinking about upsizing or downsizing, call South Florida native Zona Horton. With 27 years of experience, she has the expertise and commitment needed in this competitive marketplace. She can help with every aspect of buying or selling a home, no matter how simple or complicated. Zona understands that real estate is a person-to-person business. As an agent with Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell, her goal is to provide clients with personalized, professional real estate services. Call Zona today for a comprehensive, comparative market analysis of a property. She is home for you.

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17120 Royal Palm Blvd., Suite 1 Weston, FL 33326

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World class care in South Florida For decades Cleveland Clinic has been synonymous with the finest in healthcare. Our focus has been on research, education, pioneering innovations - all with the aim of delivering medical breakthroughs to the people we care about most - our patients.

A unique model of medicine offering: • A collaborative team approach • Expert physicians • State-of-the-art technology • An academic environment • Highly personalized care • Advanced treatment options • A secure, electronic medical record system

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Same-day appointments available.

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