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The Future of the Arts

Art! Music! Dance! The Future of the Arts in Central Florida was the topic of a panel discussion featuring Flora Maria Garcia, President and CEO of United Arts of Central Florida; Terry Olson, Director of the Orange County Arts and Cultural Affairs; and Kathy Ramsberger president of the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center. They commented on the potential of the Central Florida community to support and promote the arts and artists (length 38:54)

(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner. Still photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media. Audio support – Terry Kyle, 911TechMed.)

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Seminole County Delegation

member introductions

Seminole County Legislative Delegation members, from left, Jason Brodeur (R), Florida House of Representatives/District 28; David Simmons (R)(delegation chairman), Florida Senate/District 10; Mike Clelland (D), Florida House of Representatives/District 29; and Karen Castor Dentel (D), Florida House of Representatives/District 30 (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)
Seminole County Delegation
Length – 02:31
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Issue: Transportation planning – Harold W. Barley

executive director, Metro Plan Orlando

Harold W. Barley, executive director, Metro Plan Orlando (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)
Harold W. Barley
Length – 04:18
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Issue: Child advocacy – Sharon A. Graham

program director, Seminole County Guardian Ad Litem

Sharon A. Graham, program director, Seminole County Guardian Ad Litem (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)
Sharon A. Graham
Length – 03:34
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Issue: Health and welfare – Jim Berko

president/CEO, Seminole Behavioral Healthcare

Jim Berko, president/CEO, Seminole Behavioral Healthcare (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)
Jim Berko
Length – 04:49
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Issue: Public education – Boyd E. Karns, Jr.

director, employee and governmental relations, Seminole County Public Schools

Boyd E. Karns, Jr., director, employee and governmental relations, Seminole County Public Schools (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)
Boyd E. Karns, Jr.
Length – 07:24
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Issue: Public education – Dr. E. Ann McGee

president, Seminole State College

Dr. E. Ann McGee, president, Seminole State College (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)
Dr. E. Ann McGee
Length – 02:31
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Issue: Voter Election administration – Jeanne Morris

president, League of Women Voters of Seminole County

Dr. E. Ann McGee, president, Seminole State College (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)
Jeanne Morris
Length – 03:10
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Issue: Voter Election administration – Michael Ertel

supervisor of elections, Seminole County

Michael Ertel, supervisor of elections, Seminole County (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)
Michael Ertel
Length – 04:24
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Local Needs Considered

In preparation for the upcoming session of the Florida Legislature in March 2013, presentations by more than 30 local organizations were made recently to a delegation of legislators representing Seminole County, FL. These organizations are seeking state funding in certain public policy areas that address the needs of Seminole county residents and businesses such as voter election administration, public education, health and welfare, child advocacy, and transportation planning. This is an audio snapshot of 7 of those organizations making their case for consideration. (length: 40:34)

(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck. Still photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media. Audio support – Seminole Government TV & Kurt Slafkovsky.)

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