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FORT PIERCE THE BEACHESLAKEWOOD PARK Vol. 16, No. 30 www.HometownNewsSLC.com en-USFriday, December 22, 2017 STAR STUDENT 8 en-USThis week's Star Student is en-US a four-sport athlete from en-US Centennial High School en-USWAY TO GO!en-US@HometownNewsStLucie @hometownnewsslc @HometownNewsSLC 2822 S. U.S. #1, Fort Pierce (772) 466-7022The Original DISCOUNT FURNITURE LARGEST MATTRESS RETAILER OVER 45 DIFFERENT MATTRESSES TO CHOOSE FROM SEE OUR AD ON THE BACK COVER! TWIN MATTRESS from $69 EA. PC. FULL MATTRESS from $85 EA. PC.QUEEN MATTRESS from $99 EA. PC.KING MATTRESS from $99 EA. PC.PILLOW TOPTWIN MATTRESS from $85 EA. PC. FULL MATTRESS from $99 EA. PC.QUEEN MATTRESS from $115 EA. PC.KING MATTRESS from $115 EA. PC. EACH PIECE PRICES ARE SOLD IN SETS. KING SETS ARE 3 PIECES. MATTRESS ONLY ARE SLIGHTLY HIGHER LOOKING FOR A HOME 4 en-USWould you like to en-US meet a very friendly en-US dog? Visit the en-US Humane Society en-USMEET SLINKY en-USTOWNIES 12en-USTouring with the en-US Townies features en-US reader-submitted en-US photos from travels. en-US Lets see how many en-US places we can go! en-USGOING ON A TRIP? en-USCATCH 13en-USHave you found great fish in en-US Treasure Coast waters? See en-US one that didn't get away en-US and see how your own prize en-US could be in the paper soon. en-USWHAT A CATCH! en-USINDEX Classified 16 Crossword en-US25 Horoscopes en-US13 Out & About 11 Police Report en-US5 Viewpoint en-US6 en-USCOMMUNITY CALENDARen-USSee en-US community en-US events on en-US page 3 en-USTAKE US WITH YOUen-USTouring with en-US the Townies en-US features en-US reader-suben-US-en-US mitted en-US photos from en-US travels. Lets en-US see how en-US many places en-US we can go! en-US Send in your picture or en-US questions to en-US newsfp@hometownnewsol.com en-USPLANNING A TRIP? The Jensen Beach en-USHigh School en-US Falcons Varsity en-US Basketball Team en-US was defeated in en-US their non-conferen-US -en-US ence home game en-US on Wednesday, en-US December 13 by en-US the Fort Pierce en-US Central High en-US School Cobras en-US with a final score en-US of 54-49. Here, en-US The Cobras Malik en-US Lindsey (No.5) en-US heads for the hoop en-US over the top of the en-US Falcons Jasian en-US Laboy (No. 14).en-USSevin Bullwinkleen-US staff photographeren-USCobras take on Falconsen-USST LUCIE COUNTY Residents recently en-US joined together to help a Fort Pierce family after en-US their home was destroyed by a fire on the night of en-US Dec. 3. The Van Duzer Foundation and Big Apple en-US Pizza was able to give an $11,136 check to DeLacy en-US Bembry on Dec. 15 after her home and automoen-US -en-US biles were destroyed.en-US Were extremely happy with that, because it was en-US such short notice to plan the event, said Scott Van en-US Duzer, owner of Big Apple Pizza & Pasta and presen-US -en-US ident of the Van Duzer Foundation. It was just en-US really nice to do this. It was pretty packed and en-US steady all night and there were 300 or 400 people; en-US this is a great community.en-US Mrs. Bembry also is battling stage four breast en-US cancer, and when the family home burned to the en-US ground the family lost virtually everything. The en-US Bembry family, which includes two teenage chilen-US -en-US dren, were the recipients of the goodwill during an en-US event on Dec. 13 at Big Apple Pizza & Pasta by en-US ordering pizza, wings, subs or drinks.en-US Im one proud girl to be able to say Im from en-US Fort Pierce, Fla., and (Mr. Van Duzer) is a blessen-US -en-US ing, Mrs. Bembry said. Words cannot describe en-US what Scott does, and he does everything from his en-US heart and Im glad that God has placed him in our en-US lives today.en-US In addition, the St. Lucie County Sheriffs Office en-US donated a Ford Taurus to the family to cover their en-US transportation needs after the loss of their two en-US cars. The family received the check and the autoen-US -en-US mobile at a presentation on Dec. 14.en-US We have lost everything, I mean every little en-US thing, and for people to come out and help us in en-USFoundation rallies support en-US for Fort Pierce familyen-USBy Gaylon Parkeren-USgparker@hometownnewsol.comen-USSeeen-US en-US FAMILYen-US page 3en-USST. LUCIE COUNTY-When St. en-US Lucie County officials celebrate the en-US 100th birthday of the Port of Fort Pierce en-US next year, they will do so as the new ownen-US -en-US ers of the port after the County Commisen-US -en-US sion voted unanimously Dec. 12 to invest en-US $25 million in port properties. en-US The county has pondered the deal for en-US the last several months and recently en-US made an offer to the owners of the 12.3-en-US acre King Maritime Terminal -formerly en-US known as Indian River Terminal -as en-US well as agreeing to purchase a 10 percent en-US interest in whats known as the Destin en-US Beach property. The county plans to hire en-US a private company to run the port and en-US use its own status as a government entity en-US to solicit state and federal funds for furen-US -en-US ther port expansion. en-US Port Director Stan Payne showed en-US commissioners a photograph hed taken en-US the night before of a mega yacht berthed en-US at the port to encourage them to approve en-US the purchase.en-US This is an ideal candidate with public en-US ownership of the facility, a private operaen-US-en-US tor providing equipment and infrastrucen-US -en-US ture moving forward, he said. Public en-US ownership -and I think this is one of en-US the most important points -provides en-US opportunities for federal and state funds en-US for infrastructure improvements, someen-US -en-US thing a private facility does not have. You en-US also have the added benefit of being able en-US to leverage the development of the King en-US Terminal into the development of Haren-US -en-US bor Point through a public/private parten-US -en-US nership. In the end, I view it as a low-en-USSt. Lucie en-US County is en-US in the port en-US businessen-USCommission en-US unanimously approves en-US $25 million deal to en-US begin a public/private en-US port partnershipen-USBy Donald Rodrigueen-USFor Hometown Newsen-USSeeen-US en-US PORTen-US page 4

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en-US 3 DONATE PLASMA.RECEIVE CASH. TUESDAY, DEC. 26 en-US en-US Weekly Storytime Jam:en-US Tuesdays at en-US 10:30 a.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch en-US Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. en-US Designed for ages 2-5, this interactive en-US program will have your young ones clapping, en-US dancing, singing and listening to stories each en-US week. en-US For more information, call (772) 462-en-US 2154 or visit en-US http://library.stlucieco.gov en-US or en-US email en-US rovitoa@stlucieco.org.en-US en-US Celebrate Recovery:en-US 7-9:30 p.m., en-US Fairlawn Baptist Church, 3003 Rhode Island en-US Ave., Fort Pierce. A free, Christ-centered en-US recovery program offered every Tuesday en-US evening. en-US For more information, call (772) en-US 461-0814.en-USWEDNESDAY, DEC. 27en-US en-US Make-and-Take Craft Time:en-US 2 p.m., en-US Lewis Library, 2950 S.W. Rosser Blvd., Port en-US St. Lucie. Designed for ages 8 to 13, this en-US program gives students the chance to make en-US beautiful necklaces out of metal washers. All en-US supplies are provided; just bring your en-US imagination. This event is free, but space is en-US limited to the first 30 participants. en-USFor more en-US information about library events, call (772) en-US 871-5482, email en-US hammerc@stlucieco.org en-US or en-US visit en-US www.stlucieco.gov/library. en-US en-US Arctic Games:en-US 3 p.m., Kilmer Branch en-US Library, 101 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce. en-US Designed for ages 5 and older, the library en-US staff will host winter Olympic games en-US allowing students to compete in a sleigh bell en-US toss; pass the snowball and penguin en-US gumdrop race, followed by winter-themed en-US crafts. Parents and guardians are asked to en-US stay with their children during these events. en-US For more information about childrens en-US programs call Gicele Perna (Ms. Sally) at en-US (772) 462-2812, email en-US pernag@stlucieco.en-US org en-US or visit en-US www.stlucieco.gov/Library.en-USTHURSDAY, DEC. 28en-US en-US Master Gardener Program:en-US 1-2:30 en-US p.m., Lakewood Park Branch Library, 7605 en-US Santa Barbara Drive, Fort Pierce. Monthly en-US lectures on garden design with helpful hints en-US to create a garden that is both functional and en-US beautiful, presented by Lynda Salsbury, en-US Certified Master Gardener. Free, public is en-US welcome. en-US For more information, call (772) en-US 462-6870 or email en-US shroyerc@stlucieco.orgen-US en-US Rock painting:en-US 3 p.m., Kilmer Branch en-US Library, 101 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce. Join en-US the staff for an afternoon of rock painting en-US fun. The Library will supply rocks and en-US painting supplies; you supply the creativity. en-US (If you prefer, feel free to bring your own en-US rocks.) Parents and guardians are asked to en-US stay with their children during these events. en-US For more information about childrens en-US programs call Gicele Perna (Ms. Sally) at en-US (772) 462-2812, email en-US pernag@stlucieco.en-US org en-US or visit en-US www.stlucieco.gov/Library.en-US en-US Holiday Gift Station:en-US 4-5 p.m., Zora en-US Neale Hurston Branch Library, 3008 Avenue en-USCommunity calendaren-USour lives is a blessing, Mrs. Bembry said. We can get en-US back and we can rebuild, but to have everybody to help en-US us get back to where we need to be; it just doesnt get any en-US better than that.en-US This is what its all about: A community helping en-US one-another, and my grandmother used to say all the en-US time that the communities and families taking care of en-US each other is what the world needs to go back to.en-US The event also featured music courtesy of Traxx Enteren-US -en-US tainment, and 100-percent of every slice, wing, pizza, en-US beer, soda, or sub customers purchased along with all en-US staff salaries and tips that evening went toward helping en-US the Bembry family, along with money from raffles.en-US The Bembry family was the 99th so far that has beneen-US -en-US fitted from donations from the Van Duzer Foundation, en-US which offers assistance to people struck by tragedies of en-US all kinds. Mr. Van Duzer added that he was thankful to en-US see that 17 of those previous families were on hand that en-US night to offer a little help to the Bembry family in their en-US time of need.en-US That was pretty special, with this being at Christmas en-US time and them coming out to support another family, en-US Mr. Van Duzer said. A lot of people ask why were sucen-US -en-US cessful, and I believe that there are a lot of good people in en-US our community and they want to do something. en-US By them just coming out and having a pizza, we can en-US donate that $10 or $12 dollars, and it adds up.en-US To learn more about the Van Duzer Foundation or to en-US donate, please visit www.thevanduzerfoundation.org or en-US call 772-528-3467.en-USFamilyen-USFrom page 1 DeLacy Bembry and en-USGary Grimsleyen-USSeeen-US Calendar, page 8

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en-US 4 From our Family to yours, Happy Holidays! risk/high-reward type endeavor. en-USAfter city officials and members of the en-US public in attendance heard presentations by en-US staff members and the countys contracted en-US environmental engineer, County Adminisen-US-en-US trator Howard Tipton then departed from en-US his normal role of neutrality and took a en-US stance favoring the port purchase. en-US Im going to take more of an advocate en-US role this evening because I believe this projen-US -en-US ect is important for this community, he said. en-US The concept of county ownership at the en-US port or a focus on mega yachts at the Port of en-US Fort Pierce are not new thoughts. Its been en-US understood for years that the possibility of en-US bringing additional property into public en-US hands at the port is the single best way to en-US leverage our local tax dollars with state and en-US federal dollars as the other revenue sources en-US mentioned arent in play for private owners. I en-US believe we have this once-in-a-generation en-US opportunity to dramatically change the en-US economy of our community and the Treaen-US -en-US sure Coast.en-US Several members of the public also spoke en-US out in favor of the proposal, including Indien-US -en-US an River State College President Ed Massey. en-US At the college, we have too often seen our en-US young people receive training and move en-US away to communities other than St. Lucie en-US County, he said. Our Board of Trustees en-US have worked for three years now on a roughen-US -en-US ly $20 million complex that will be an en-US advanced manufacturing and skills center. en-US The programs in that building addresses the en-US needs of the port so well be inviting young en-US people and others to look out for those en-US up-to-900 jobs that are going to be available. en-US These are high skill, high paying jobs, jobs en-US that can move people to the middle class in en-US this community and keep them there with a en-US sustainable wage.en-US Don Donaldson, the assistant county en-US administrator of Martin County, encouraged en-US the commissioners in the purchase as their en-US representative at the Florida Inland Navigaen-US-en-US tion District. He said that similar FIND projen-US-en-US ects in Miami had netted great results.en-US I think its an excellent day, and I think en-US the port has a great potential, he said. In en-US downtown Miami there was some wateren-US -en-US front redevelopment that allowed mega-en-US yachts to come in and that was facilitated en-US because it was publicly owned and got access en-US to grants to redevelop that shoreline and en-US make a big difference in their community. I en-US think the same thing can happen here.en-US Commissioner Cathy Townsend admitted en-US she was hesitant to commit to the proposal at en-US first, concerned about past failures at the en-US research park and worrying about being fisen-US -en-US cally responsible. The staff member presenen-US -en-US tations that evening on financing and other en-US issues helped alleviate her fears, especially en-US after Interim Director of the Office of Buden-US -en-US get & Management Jennifer Hill explained en-US that the county already had the funds in its en-US budget to pay for the loan on the property.en-US I thought it was too much risk for the en-US taxpayers, but in conversations in the last en-US hour, I think my questions have been en-US answered. she said. I support this -I think en-US its a dream thats going to become a reality en-US tonight.en-US The Commission voted unanimously to en-US purchase the King Maritime Terminal and a en-US 10 percent interest in the Destin Beach propen-US -en-US erty for $25 million. en-USPorten-USFrom page 1 Meet Slinky! en-USI am a 4 year old Dachshund named Slinky. I enjoy going on leash en-US walks, long afternoon naps, and lots of treats. I am a bit of a en-US ladies man and come out of my shell a lot easier around them. I en-US am housebroken and would make an excellent companion. en-US Please visit Slinky, and all his adoptable friends, at our Port St. en-US Lucie shelter located at 8890 NW Glades Cut-off Rd. For more en-US information please contact us at 772-461-0687, or at www.hsslc.en-US org.en-USLooking for a home

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en-US 5 en-USFort Pierce Police Departmenten-USSecond Chance, 49, 2023 S. 26th St., Fort en-US Pierce, fraud swindle to obtain property of en-US $50,000 or more.en-US Travius Ruffin, 24, 438 N. 19th St., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie County en-US felony warrant for possession of cocaine, en-US assault and failure to appear.en-US Charisa Andrews, 24, 3001-A Avenue G, Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie County en-US felony warrant for an order finding a witness in en-US indirect criminal contempt.en-US Ezekiel Daughtry, 39, 303 N. 31st St., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie County en-US felony warrant for felony battery with a prior en-US conviction.en-US Victor Smith, 43, 4002 Avenue K, Fort Pierce, en-US possession of cocaine.en-US Robert Lang, 25, homeless, Fort Pierce, en-US first-degree arson of a dwelling or building en-US where there are people present.en-US Demetrius Osborne, 20, 1155 9th Court S.W., en-US Vero Beach, possession of a weapon or ammuen-US-en-US nition by a gang-related felon or delinquent.en-USPort St. Lucie Police en-US Departmenten-USJustin Earll, 28, 2138 S.E. Shelter Drive, Port en-US St. Lucie, neglect of a child without great bodily en-US harm and possession of marijuana with the en-US intent to sell, manufacture or deliver.en-US Elliott Longworth, 22, 446 S.E. Lamon Lane, en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant for first-degree attempten-US -en-US ed murder.en-US Justino Cruz, 36, 141-104 S.W. Palm Drive, en-US Port St. Lucie, homicide murder of a dangeren-US -en-US ous or depraved nature without premeditation.en-US Kennel Rousseau, 18, 440-204 8th Place, en-US Vero Beach, lewd or lascivious behavior or en-US conduct by a person 18 years of age or older.en-US Richard Cook, 27, 1000 Charlotta St., Fort en-US Pierce, driving with a suspended license as a en-US habitual offender.en-US Tyler Wildes, 25, 1633 S.W. Gadsden Ave., en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant for grand theft of a motor en-US vehicle.en-USSt. Lucie County Sheriffs en-US Officeen-USJessy Lucas, 25, 5545 S. Kanner Hwy. Lot en-US 24, Stuart, arrested on an outstanding St. Lucie en-US County felony capias warrant for perjury conen-US-en-US tradicting statement.en-US Daniel Dreyfuse, 30, 3819 S. Benedicts en-US Road, Fort Pierce, arrested on an outstanding en-US St. Lucie County felony capias warrant for proen-US -en-US viding false information to a pawnbroker for en-US less than $300 and dealing in stolen property en-US (two counts).en-US Marquita Williams, 30, 3401 Sloan Road, en-US Fort Pierce, arrested on an outstanding St. en-US Lucie County felony warrant for a violation of en-US probation for culpable negligence.en-US Jack Casterlin, 49, 130 S.E. Crisspoint Drive, en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested as an out-of-state fugien-US -en-US tive (New York) for burglary.en-US Kirk Fordham, 33, 2710 Avenue F, Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on a St. Lucie County felony en-US warrant for felony driving with a suspended en-US license.en-US Tevin Wallace, 22, 705 10th Avenue S.W., en-US Vero Beach, arrested on an outstanding felony en-US warrant for providing false information to a en-US pawnbroker for less than $300 and dealing in en-US stolen property.en-US Charles Harrington, 31, 2055-511 82nd Ave., en-US Vero Beach, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant for grand theft of a motor en-US vehicle.en-US Richard Espreo, 32, 120 Sunflower Cir., en-US Royal Palm Beach, arrested on an active feloen-US -en-US ny court order revoking pretrial bond.en-US Henry Stevens, 44, 5103 San Diego Ave., en-US Fort Pierce, possession of cocaine.en-US Martavius Durden, 33, 412 18th St., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an outstanding felony waren-US -en-US rant for a violation of probation for driving with en-US license suspended.en-US Trenton Frazer, 19, 6319 Lenape St., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an open St. Lucie County en-US felony warrant for battery on a person 65 years en-US of age or older.en-US Kejuan Barnes, 24, 2805 Avenue L, Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie County en-US felony warrant for tampering with a witness, en-US victim or informant.en-US Jason King, 23, 1203 Bell Ave., Fort Pierce, en-US arrested on an active out-of-county (Indian en-US River) felony warrant for grand theft.en-US Ronald Jackson, 51, 701-B N. 24th St., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested as an out-of-state fugitive en-US (Georgia) on a felony warrant for a violation of en-US probation for aggravated assault.en-US Gregory Ostaszewski, 38, 2796-6 N. US en-US Hwy. 1, Fort Pierce, resisting a law enforceen-US -en-US ment officer with violence and battery on a law en-US enforcement officer, firefighter or EMT.en-US Charles Cedeno, 45, 22844 Tradewind Road, en-US Boca Raton, arrested on an active out-of-counen-US -en-US ty (Palm Beach) felony warrant for grand theft.en-US Dora Ghent, 52, 707 N. 13th St., Fort Pierce, en-US arrested on a St. Lucie County felony warrant en-US for contempt of court.en-US Taylor Patterson, 20, 2082 S.W. Aguero St., en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant for lewd or lascivious en-US battery.en-US Anthony Hadden, 53, 204 Essex Drive, Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an outstanding out-of-counen-US -en-US ty (Osceola) warrant for fraud insufficient en-US funds to cover a check.en-US Brianna Curry, 24, 910 Buckeye Drive, Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on a St. Lucie County felony en-USwarrant for a violation of probation for possesen-US-en-US sion of cocaine.en-US Helbert Ospina, 37, 3811 Springlake Village en-US Court, Kissimmee, arrested on an outstanding en-US felony warrant for lewd or lascivious exhibition en-US using a computer by an offender 18 years of en-US age or older.en-US Kiera Barnes, 25, 5532 N.W. East Torino en-US Pkwy., Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. en-US Lucie County felony warrant.en-US Cedric Maynor, 46, homeless, Fort Pierce, en-US arrested on an active St. Lucie County felony en-US warrant for aggravated battery by a detainee en-US causing great bodily harm.en-USPolice reporten-USEditors note: en-USThis is a list of arrests, not en-US convictions, and all arrestees are presumed en-US innocent unless or until proven guilty in a en-US court of law. 9090 N. US HWY 1 Sebastian, FL 77 2-581-0640 PAULS GUNS WE BUY GUNS $$$ OR TRADEMonday Friday 10am-6pm Saturday 10am-2pm Closed Sunday BUY TWO AMMO CANS GET ONE FREE! W/ COUPON EXPIRES 12/31/17 GIVE THE GIFT OF CONCEALED CARRY! EVERY MONDAY $50.00 Happy & Safe Holidays From Our Family to Yours!

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en-USVIEWPOINTen-USFRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2017 en-US FORT PIERCEen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSSLC.COM PAGE 6 Published weekly by Hometown News, L.C., 5059 Turnpike Feeder Road, Ft. Pierce, FL 34951 Copyright 2016, Hometown News, L.C.Voted # 1 Community Newspaper in America in 2005, 2006, 2007. One of the top 3 in America every year since 2003. Farris Robinson ................................President Vernon D. Smith ............................... Managing Partner Don Hornbeck .................................. Regional Circulation Manager Steven Waddell ................................ Circulation Administrator Robin Bevilacqua ............................. Human Resources Isabel Harmon ................................. Account Receivable Annita Ferrante ................................ Credit & Collections Kathy Young ..................................... Major/Natl. Accounts Manager Kelly King .......................................... Major/Natl. 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Paginator Phone (772) 465-5656 Fax (772) 465-5301Classified (800) 823-0466 Rants & Raves (866) 465-5504Circulation Inquiries 1-866-913-6397 circulation@hometownnewsol.comFORT PIERCE en-USRantsen-US & en-USRaves en-USGot something to say? en-USEmail the Hometown Rants & Raves at en-USnewsfp@hometownnewsol.comen-USThe Rants and Raves section provides a chance for readers to share their thoughts with en-US other readers. The opinions included are not those of Hometown News or its employees.en-USPlease limit your submissions to 250 words, so that we can include more entries. en-US Readers are asked to refrain from making slanderous or libelous statements. Photo courtesy of the City of Fort Pierce en-USThe Treasure Coast's newest ALDI opened Dec. 14 to much fanen-US-en-US fare. City officials attended the ribbon cutting which was followed en-US by giveaways and tours of the store. The store is located on the en-US corner of US. 1 and Ohio Avenue.en-USFort Pierce ALDI opens en-USTrain tracks en-US and accidentsen-USThe recent fatal Amtrak crash in Seattle en-US of the brand new train should bring extra en-US attention to the issue of the train which is en-US gearing up to run right through the center en-US of downtown Stuart. The liability of having en-US a train traveling through the middle of a en-US small town is one of the many issues that en-US should stop this route from running en-US through this area. The interruption of trafen-US -en-US fic and specifically boat traffic will affect not en-US only our own residents, but visitors to our en-US town and seriously limit fisherman from en-US being able to access the inlet during much of en-US the day, therefore debilitating one of our en-US most important jobs in the area.en-US The obvious solution is to use tracks that en-US could be put on the west side of the Turnen-US -en-US pike. That would be more costly for the en-US developers and should be considered before en-US this discussion goes any further. This train en-US offers NOTHING for Martin County resien-US -en-US dents as it will not stop here; it just runs en-US right through our town causing needless en-US delays. en-US I have always been a supporter of public en-US transportation, however it must be done en-US right regardless of cost. en-US I hope Martin County will continue to en-US oppose this measure until they move the en-US tracks to the West.en-USSymbolsen-USThe discussion about the Veterans en-US Memorial in Vero about the cross is interen-US -en-US esting .en-US If one looks at the Arlington Cemetery In en-US Washington DC they also have at least 1 en-US cross if not more.en-US It is The Argonne Cross on the site.en-US Although the cross is a Christian symbol en-US it is NOT only a Christian symbol. Its a en-US SYMBOL with many meaning .en-USAppreciating honestyen-USI must be the woman whose purse the en-US honest lady found in the parking lot of the en-US "well known" store (Viewpoint 12/15/17). en-US When I returned to the store and found the en-US purse had been turned in, I asked the clerk en-US for the name of the wonderful person who en-US turned it in and she said "we don't get their en-US names". So, a belated THANK YOU, en-US THANK YOU TO MY ANGEL en-USWhy must you make a mess?en-USI lost my husband three years ago. He was en-US a smoker, and he was in the military.en-US I never saw a cigarette butt anywhere. He en-US never threw one on the ground, never made en-US a mess.en-US Everywhere I go, even outside of all the en-US stores, somebody puts a cigarette out on the en-US sidewalk just as they are opening the door to en-US an establishment.en-US I think there ought to be a law. Somebody en-US ought to be sued if they are caught doing en-US this. I think it is a waste of our beautiful en-US country.en-US Thank you very much.en-USShould deadbeat en-US dads get away with it?en-USI realize that in this day and age with the en-US economy in the state its in, everyone has en-US something to complain about, the price of en-US gas, the price of food, rising health costs, en-US just to name a few. en-US All these things affect me, but like many en-US other women, I am also faced with the neven-US -en-US er-ending chore of trying to collect child en-US support from my sons deadbeat dad. en-US For years its been a game of catch me if en-US you can, so I put the problem in the hands en-US of court system to collect this debt.en-US Its of no surprise that they havent been en-US successful, either. It seems to me that they en-US dont really try too hard. Most of the burden en-US of information gathering lands right back in en-US my lap. en-US You would think with the technology en-US they have at their fingertips, they could find en-US out where hes working or even if hes worken-US -en-US ing. And if he works off the books, as I susen-US-en-US pect is the case here, there should be anothen-US -en-US er way of collecting this money.en-US In my case, both I and my current husen-US -en-US band are lucky enough to be working, but en-US between his two kids and my one there isnt en-US a spare penny to be had. en-US I have a growing son who needs clothing, en-US shoes, school supplies and other expenses. en-US None of those expenses are being shared by en-US his so-called father. en-US If the system that we depend on to help us en-US is ineffectual, then it needs to be fixed. Peren-US -en-US haps the people who are doing these jobs en-US should find employment more suited to en-US their talents, which are evidently slim to en-US none. en-US The only time we hear about how the en-US state is going to crack down on deadbeat en-US dads is during an election years. I heard it a en-US year ago, but what happened?en-USDrug side effects seem en-US to be getting worseen-USI am sure you have noticed the entourage en-US of pharmaceuticals being advertised on TV, en-US radio and other media. The sound like a en-US good deal. The list of side effects at the the en-US end of the commercial are unbelievable. I en-US am glad the federal government requires en-US these companies to list the side effects and en-US verbally announce them. I find them diffien-US-en-US cult to take when the side effects are 10 en-US times worse than my original problem. The en-USside effects make you wonder why you en-US would take the medicine.

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en-US 9 Christmas Worship LAKEWOOD PARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCHInvites You To Come Worship With Us!SUNDAY, DEC. 24TH (Christmas Eve Day) WORSHIP TIME 10:30A CANDLELIGHT SERVICE AT 4:00P DOORS OPEN 3:30P5405 Turnpike Feeder Rd. Fort Pierce772-465-1187 First Congregational United Church of Christ3601 Kirby Loop Road, Fort Pierce, FL772-465-2082 Weekly Sunday Services 10:30 am Communion First Sunday of the MonthSunday December 24thChristmas Eve Service 7:00 pm en-USST LUCIE COUNTY A landmark proen-US -en-US gram is helping homeowners with en-US much-needed repairs and upgrades while en-US simultaneously offering women and veteren-US -en-US ans a hand. The Solar Energy and Loan en-US Fund is partnering with an international en-US fundraising organization called Kiva, which en-US provides low-interest loans to St. Lucie en-US County residents who require a hand-up to en-US get their work done.en-US One such person is Port St. Lucie resident en-US Lilieth Dixon, who is a wife, mother and en-US grandmother. She and her husband are en-US elderly and managing their budget carefully, en-US but they require roof repairs roof on their en-US home because it is not likely endure another en-US hurricane season. She was unsure if they en-US would be able to make this necessary repair en-US to their home, so Kiva and SELF stepped in en-US to help. en-US Our Kiva partnership focuses on two en-US broad groups: One is for women and the en-US other is for veterans, said Doug Coward, en-US who is the executive director of SELF. en-US Through our crowd-funding program, we en-US can provide our lowest interest rate, and en-US were able to provide unsecured personal en-US loans at 5-percent interest.en-US That includes energy-efficiency, weathen-US-en-US erizing the homes, high-efficiency air conen-US -en-US ditioners and help with wind-hazard mitien-US -en-US gation or storm resilience, hurricane en-US shutters or doors and solar water heaters en-US and PVC (photovoltaic cell) systems.en-US The organizations are helping fund the en-US out-of-pocket funds for this improvement en-US and the money raised thus far was about en-US $4,000 from complete. Through the proen-US -en-US gram, Mrs. Dixon is hoping to obtain an en-US affordable loan through to replace the roof en-US on her home to ensure safety for herself and en-US her husband in preparation for Floridas en-US hurricane seasons, according to the en-US crowd-funding page.en-US Kiva raises money for underserved peoen-US -en-US ple around the world, Mr. Coward said, and en-US have done more than $1B in crowd-funding en-US since the inception of the program. They en-US have been operating in North America for en-US the last three years, and local clients get en-US posted by SELF to the program. The funden-US -en-US ing is actually peer-to-peer lending, and the en-US money is paid back based on the amount en-US contributed to the receiving party.en-US Were able to raise money from the en-US crowd, with multiple people putting en-US between $20 and $50 or maybe $100, and en-US then you cobble that together to secure the en-US funding for the individual project, said Mr. en-US Coward, who is a Kiva lender himself. A en-US typical person with poor credit going to en-US try and get an unsecured loan would en-US probably be lucky to get an interest rate en-US below 20 percent, and most people would en-US probably have to rely upon predatory lenden-US -en-US ers whether its a credit card at 23 percent or en-US worst-case scenario a payday loan that can en-US be 300-percent interest.en-US Thus far, SELF has been able to raise more en-US than $460,000 in crowd-funding and there en-US are four active projects, including Mrs. en-US Dixon and another person who is a disabled en-US US veteran who needs an air conditioner en-US after his familys recently broke down.en-US We pre-screen all of our contractors to en-US make sure that they have proper licensing en-US and insurance and we help make sure that en-US the prices that are coming in are competien-US -en-US tive, Mr. Coward said. We also provide en-US project management, so that we can assist en-US the client by working with the contractor to en-US make sure that it is done on time and passes en-US inspection so the customer is satisfied with en-US the final product. en-USFor more information about the Solar en-US Energy and Loan Fund located at 2400 en-US Rhode Island Ave. in Fort Pierce please en-US visit en-US www.cleanenergyloanprogram.orgen-US or en-US call 772-468-1818. For more information, en-US visit https://www.kiva.org/about/how.en-USSolar Energy and Loan Fund helps local veteranen-USBy Gaylon Parkeren-USgparker@hometownnewsol.com en-USLilieth Dixon en-GBThanksgiving weekend through Christmas. en-GB Enjoy a kaleidoscope of lights, get a photo en-GB with Heathcote the bear, visit with Santa en-GB and Mrs. Claus, refreshments & musical en-GB entertainment. The gardens are located at en-GB 210 Savannah Road. Fort Pierce. en-GB Call (772) en-GB 464-4672 for more information.en-USSATURDAY, DEC. 30en-US en-US Pine Flatwoods Long-Distance Hike:en-US en-US 8:30-11:30 a.m., Pinelands Preserve, 7601 en-US VPI Grove Road, Port St. Lucie. Explore this en-US preserves pine flatwoods communities en-US looking for the native plant species and signs en-US of animal life. This long hike (4-plus miles) is en-US an opportunity to go deep into the preserve en-US and traverse the path rarely taken. Bring en-US binoculars for great birding opportunities en-US and a spirit of adventure. en-GB For more en-GB information or to register, call (772) 462-en-GB 2526, email en-GB slchikes@stlucieco.org, en-GB or visit en-GB www.slchikes.org.en-US en-US Fire in the Ecosystem Short Hike:en-US en-US 9:45-10:45 a.m., Sheraton Scrub Preserve, en-US 2222 North 41st St., Fort Pierce. Learn en-US about the benefits of fire in Florida! Many en-US plant and animal species need it to survive en-US and thrive. en-GB en-GB For more information or to en-GB register, call (772) 462-2526, email en-GB slchikes@stlucieco.org, en-GB or visit en-GB www.slchikes.en-GB org.en-USMONDAY, JAN. 1en-US en-US Third Annual New Years Day Hike:en-US 11 en-US a.m. to 12:30 p.m., DJ Wilcox Preserve, 300 en-US Michigan Street, Fort Pierce. What a better en-US way to ring in the new year than a hike in en-US nature. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through a en-US preserve featuring towering pine trees, live en-US oaks, and seasonal scrub wildflowers and an en-US opportunity to view various bird species. en-GB Free, but reservations are required, space is en-GB limited. Ages 12 and older; minors must be en-GB accompanied by an adult. Proper footwear en-GB and water are required; please, no pets. en-GB For en-GB more information or to register, call (772) en-GB 462-2526, email en-GB slchikes@stlucieco.org, en-GB or en-GB visit en-GB www.slchikes.org.en-GBTUESDAY, JAN. 2en-GB en-GB Free admission to the Aquarium: en-GB10 en-GB a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Lucie County Aquarium en-GB featuring the Smithsonian Marine Exhibit en-GB offers free admission on the first Tuesday en-GB of each month. The aquarium is located at en-GB 420 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce. en-GB For more en-GB information, call (772) 462-3474 or visiten-GB en-GB http://www.sms.si.edu/SMEEen-US en-US Weekly Storytime Jam:en-US Tuesdays at en-US 10:30 a.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch en-US Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. en-US Designed for ages 2-5. en-USCall (772) 462-2154. en-US or visit en-UShttp://library.stlucieco.gov. en-US or email en-US rovitoa@stlucieco.org.en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 8

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Hwy 1 Fort Pierce www.AllAreaRoong.com O en-USne of the questions that I am asked en-US frequently by people who are en-US looking to buy a new computer is en-US whether the machine they are looking at en-US has enough RAM. en-US Usually I ask them what they are en-US planning on using the machine for and how en-US much memory the machine has. Then I en-US usually cant help but to laugh inside when I en-US hear the answer. en-US Its very common today to hear things en-US like well it only has 4 gigabytes of memory en-US and all Im planning on doing with it is en-US e-mail and surfing the Web. Will 4 gigs be en-US enough? Or, I dont use the machine for en-US much, I just mainly use it for -email and en-US Quicken. Quicken is very important to me en-US and I want to make sure my new machine is en-US going to be able to run it OK. Are you sure en-US that just 4 gigabytes is going to be able to do en-US the job? en-US And, the ad says this machine can take en-US up to 16 gigabytes. Maybe I should get 16 en-US just to be safe. What do you think? en-US Its at that point I usually have to stifle a en-US chuckle because to me thats funny. Now, en-US dont get me wrong, Im not trying to be en-US rude, cocky or arrogant, its just that Ive en-US been doing this for a while and I can en-US remember, not too long ago, when just the en-US idea of having just one gigabyte of memory en-US in your home computer was the stuff of en-US science fiction. en-US I can even remember writing a column in en-US 1996 explaining to readers how they should en-US be able to run their machines with just 16 en-US megabytes of memory. (Just to put that in en-US perspective, 1,000 megabytes equals 1 en-US gigabyte). en-US Again, dont get me wrong, Im not saying en-US you can run one of todays machines with en-US only 16 mb; you certainly do need considen-US -en-US erably more than that to run Windows en-US (even the now discontinued XP), but even en-US with a fancy operating system such as en-US Windows 10, the basic tasks havent en-US changed much and 4 gigs of memory will en-US be just fine to check email, surf the Web en-US and run Quicken. en-US Another way to put the whole memory en-US question into perspective is to think of it in en-US terms of money. en-US Back around 1996, when Windows still en-US in its infancy, RAM was very expensive. At en-US the time that I wrote that previous column, en-US saying 16 mb was enough, RAM was going en-US for about $50 per megabyte, meaning that en-US the 16 mb I was advocating cost about $800. en-US So that means a gigabyte (1,000 megabytes) en-US back then would have cost about $50,000! en-US Another factor that I consider is the level en-US of machine that they are replacing. Very en-US often, I will speak to someone who is en-US replacing an old system (maybe an old en-US Windows Vista machine with 2 gigabytes or en-US ram or something) and they wonder if 4 en-US gigabytes en-US will work en-US for them on en-US the new en-US machine. en-US Doesnt it en-US stand to en-US reason that en-US if you were en-US able to surf en-US the Web, en-US check your en-US e-mail and en-US run en-US Quicken on en-US the en-US machine en-US you are en-US replacing, en-US then a new en-US machine, en-US with double en-US the en-US memory, shouldnt have a problem en-US handling those same tasks? en-US Today, the tasks havent changed. Its still en-US email, the Web and yeah, maybe some en-US critical program such as Quicken or en-US something, but whenever I hear people en-US pondering whether 4 gigabytes will do it for en-US them I cant help but hear that little en-US grampa voice in the back of my head en-US saying, back in my day we couldnt afford a en-US gigabyte. We got by with 16 megs and we en-US liked it! en-US Back in 1996, I dont think I could have en-US ever imagined being able to get a gigabyte en-US of RAM, let alone pay less than $100 for it. en-US The whole thing makes me wonder what en-US things will be like a decade or so in the en-US future. en-US In 10 years will we have people wonderen-US -en-US ing if 1 terabyte (1,000 gigabytes) will be en-US enough or if maybe they should spring for en-US two? Regardless, Im sure they will probably en-US still only use their machine for checking en-US e-mail, surfing the Web and running en-US Quicken.en-US Sean McCarthy fixes computers. He can be en-US reached at 888-752-9049 or en-US help@Compuen-US -en-US teThisOnline.comen-US (no hyphens).en-US'Will I have enough RAM in my new computer?' COMPUTE THIS en-USSEAN MCCARTHY

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4848 N. Kings Hwy Fort Pierce 772-460-6577 Formerly JJJ Players Come be our Kings & Queens! BRING THIS COUPON AND CLAIM YOUR SPECIAL MATCH PLAY SPECIAL HOLIDAY PARTY DEC 23RD WINTER HOLIDAYS SPECIALS! JOIN OUR PARTY AND GIVEAWAY EVENT! TOURNAMENTS, DRAWINGS, BINGO AND COMPLIMENTARY FOOD, DRINKS & SNACKS!!FROM DEC 15TH THROUGH DEC 22ND COLLECT RAFFLE TICKETS FOR OUR HOLIDAYS GIVEAWAYS ON DEC 23RD! HO! HO! HO! Mandarin Szechuan Cantonese Hunan 772-464-5960 1012 South US 1 Fort Pierce, FL PEKING CHINESE RESTAURANT OPEN 6 Days Closed Sundays Mon Thru 11 am 9 pm Fri & Sat 11 am 9:30 pm Dine In or Take Out Party Room Available 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Thank you for voting us #1 en-USChristmas en-US weekend en-US fun for en-US adults en-USTREASURE COAST Yes, visions of en-US sugarplums will soon be dancing through en-US the heads of children, but adults who are en-US looking for a few Christmas-weekend en-US events have a few interesting items on the en-US calendar from Thursday to Sunday.en-US Islamorada Beer Company is hosting a en-US Paint and Pints Mardi Gras event on en-US Thursday, Dec. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at 3200 en-US Saint Lucie Blvd. in Fort Pierce, where peoen-US -en-US ple get a chance to scribble and sip beer, en-US wine or other beverages for $35 per person.en-US A little ways south at Notes Music Room en-US & Wine Bar 872 S. Colorado Ave. in Stuen-US -en-US art Talent Thursdays will take over and en-US offer vocalists, keyboardists and guitarists a en-US little creative freedom from 6:30 to 10 p.m. en-US There will be fine wines and craft beers at en-US affordable prices, and $4 off bottles of wine en-US from 10 p/m. until closing time, with the en-US music starting between 6:30 and 7 and en-US going until 10 p.m. or later.en-US The Winter Solstice Paddle will be in St. en-US Lucie County from 9 a.m. to noon on en-GBFRIDAY, DEC. 22 SATURDAY, DEC. 23en-GB en-GB 'The Mystery of the Magi's Gold:'en-GB A en-GB holiday mystery extravaganza from the en-GB author of Late Nite Catechism. Sunrise en-GB Theatre, 117 S. Second Street, Fort en-GB Pierce. Two performances: Friday at 8 en-GB p.m. and Saturday at 3 p.m. Tickets are en-GB $35 in advance, $40 at the door. en-GBFor en-GB tickets, call the box office at (772) 461-en-GB 4775 or visiten-GB www.sunrisetheatre.com.en-GBSATURDAY, DEC. 23en-GB en-GB Christmas Wonderland Holiday en-GB Spectacular: en-GB 7 p.m., Sunrise Theatre, en-GB 117 S. Second Street, Fort Pierce. Start en-GB Christmas in style as Santa and his en-GB helpers lead you on a nostalgic journey. en-GB Tickets are $25-65. en-GB For tickets, call the en-GB box office at (772) 461-4775 or visiten-GB en-GB www.sunrisetheatre.com.en-USTUESDAY, DEC. 26 FRIDAY, JAN. 5en-GB en-GB Holiday Camp:en-GB Children ages 6 to en-GB 12 can spend some of their winter break en-GB at the Citys Holiday Camp. The camp en-GB will be open from Dec. 26 to Dec. 29 en-GB and Jan. 2 to Jan. 5 at the Port St. Lucie en-GB Civic Center and Minsky Gym. The cost en-GB is $14.35 per day and camp runs from en-GB 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Space is limited en-GB and pre-registration is required. en-GB Please en-USSevin Bullwinkle/staff photographeren-USThe Jensen Beach High School Falcons Varsity Basketball Team en-US was defeated in their non-conference home game on Wednesday, en-US December 13 by the Fort Pierce Central High School Cobras with en-US a final score of 54-49. Here, Devion Pierre-Louis (No.2) goes up en-US for a jump shot over the reach of Jasian Laboy (No. 14). Dining en-US&en-US Entertainmenten-USFRIDAY, DEC. 22, 2017 en-US FORT PIERCEen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSSLC.COM PAGE 11en-USGoing for two en-USBy Gaylon Parkeren-USgparker@hometownnewsol.comen-USSeeen-US en-US CHRISTMASen-US, page 16en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 12en-GBOuten-GB en-GB&en-GB en-GBabout

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en-US 12 The perfect gift for a fun evening with friends See all available gift certificates at:www.HometownNewsSLC.com Gift Certificates50% OFFSave BIG On Local Favorites Voted #1 BBQ Dales is a Well-Known Landmark in St Lucie County. Proudly Serving Our Community for over 55 Years. Dinner Specials Tuesday Thursday 4-9p.m. R E A D E R S C H O I C E 2014 2014 2016 2016 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 3362 S. US 1 Fort Pierce, FL 34982 (772) 461-0052 Open Tues-Sat 11AM-9PM19622017 55 YEARS CELEBR ATING 55 YEARS 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Happy Holidays to All Georgia Shurts, en-USof Stuart, took en-US along her copy of en-US Hometown News en-US to Spokane, Wa., en-US in the heart of en-US the beautiful fall en-US season. Her en-US November trip to en-US Washington en-US included a en-US chance to see en-US snow! Thanks for en-US taking us along! en-USAre you a fan of the Hometown News? Well, we are inviting you to en-US take us along on your next adventure. en-US Each week, we will feature a different reader-submitted photo that showcases one en-US (or more) of our Treasure Coast residents reading the Hometown News in a unique en-US or exotic place. Whether you take a trip to the Grand Canyon or a cruise to the en-US Bahamas, bring your Hometown News with you and have someone snap a picture.en-US Email your photo (at least 1 MB in size) to en-US news@hometownnewsol.comen-US and include en-US your first and last name, the city you live in and the location/date of where the photo en-US was taken. Type TOURING WITH THE TOWNIES in the subject line. en-US Let's see how many places we can go!en-USTouring with the Townies en-GBcall (772) 878-2277.en-GBTUESDAY, DEC. 26en-GB en-GB Movie Matinee:en-GB Showing 'Descendants en-GB 2' at 2 p.m., Morningside Branch Library, en-GB 2410 S.E. Morningside Blvd., Port St Lucie. en-GB 111 minutes, rated G. Free. Parents & en-GB caregivers, please accompany younger en-GB children. en-GB For more information, call (772) en-GB 337-5632.en-GB en-GB Tuesday Night Jazz Jam:en-GB Presented en-GB by the Fort Pierce Jazz and Blues Society en-GB from 7-10 p.m. at the Black Box at Sunrise en-GB Theatre, 117 S. Second Street, Fort Pierce. en-GB Call (772) 460-5299 or visit en-GB www.jazzsociety.en-GB org.en-GBWEDNESDAY, DEC. 27en-GBen-GB 'CSI: Who Stole Santa's Cookies?'en-GB 2-3 en-GB p.m., Morningside Branch Library, 2410 S.E. en-GB Morningside Blvd., Port St Lucie. Free, public en-GB is welcome. en-USFor more information, call (772) en-US 337-5632 or email en-US speirss@stlucieco.orgen-US en-US Arctic Games:en-US 3 p.m., Kilmer Branch en-US Library, 101 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce. en-US Designed for ages 5 and older, the library en-US staff will host winter Olympic games en-US allowing students to compete in a sleigh bell en-US toss; pass the snowball and penguin en-US gumdrop race, followed by winter-themed en-US crafts. Parents and guardians are asked to en-US stay with their children during these events. en-US For more information about childrens en-US programs call Gicele Perna (Ms. Sally) at en-US (772) 462-2812, email en-US pernag@stlucieco.en-US org en-US or visit en-US www.stlucieco.gov/Library.en-GB en-GB Jazz Jams at the Gardens:en-GB Presented en-GB by the Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society. 6:30-en-GB 9:30 p.m., Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, en-GB 2410 S.E. Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. en-GB Lucie. All are welcome. $6 donation, $5 for en-GB members. en-GB For more information, call (772) en-GB 337-1959 or visit en-GB www.pslbg.org.en-US en-US Weekly Latin Dance:en-US Every Wednesday en-US night, 8-11 p.m., Midtown Grill & Bar, Fort en-US Pierce. Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. $5. en-USFor en-US more information, (703) 402-3645.en-USTHURSDAY, DEC. 28en-US en-US The Singletarians:en-US Single women and en-US men ages 55 and up are invited to join us for en-US weekly Thursday outings for lunch, happy en-US hour or dinner. en-US To register, call Elaine at en-US (772) 337-4897 or Peggy at (772) 873-en-US 5476.en-GBFRIDAY, DEC. 29en-US en-US New Year Movie Matinee:en-US 10 a.m., en-US Kilmer Branch Library, 101 Melody Lane, en-US Fort Pierce. Say goodbye to 2017 with a en-US showing of Despicable Me 3. Featuring the en-US voices of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig and Trey en-US Parker, the library staff will close out the en-US movie with a countdown, noise-makers, en-US balloon drop and a sparkling celebration. en-US The movie is rated PG with a running time of en-US 90 minutes. Parents and guardians are en-US asked to stay with their children during these en-US events. en-US For more information about en-US childrens programs call Gicele Perna (Ms. en-US Sally) at (772) 462-2812, email en-US pernag@en-US stlucieco.org en-US or visit en-US www.stlucieco.gov/en-US Library.en-GB en-GB Winter Themed Scavenger Hunt:en-GB 2-4 en-GB p.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library, en-GB 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. Join in scanning en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 15en-USOuten-USFrom page 11

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en-US 13 Youre Always HOME At Sweeties! Great Food Served WithGood Old Fashioned Values Friendly Comfortable Atmosphere! Excellent Food For Every Budget!!! 2625 S. US 1 Fort Pierce 772-828-3720Just like a family meal at Moms house! Seafood Combo 1 Crab Claw, Shrimp, Corn on the Cob, potatoes & Polish SausageOnly $14.95 Hamburger & Fries Only $5.95 Oxtails over riceOnly $9.95 Prime Rib DInner Fri-Sat-Sun Only $14.95 2 Eggs, 2 Pancakes, 2 Strips of BaconOnly $4.99 OPEN 7 DAYS 6AM-8PMBreakfastLunch DinnerClam Basket w/ fries and coleslaw Only $9.95 Ask about our nightly dinner specials! 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Seafood Combo 2Snow Crab Legs, Shrimp, Corn on the Cob potatoes & polish sausage Only $19.95 en-USHelp us celebrate one of the Treasure Coasts most popular pastimes by submitting a en-US photo of your most recent catch straight from local waters.en-US Email a photo of you with your fish that is at least 1 MB or 300 dpi in size en-US to news@hometownnewsol.com. en-US Write CATCH OF THE WEEK in the subject line, and in the body of the email, en-US please include the following information:en-US Your nameen-US City you live inen-US Age (if 18 or younger)en-US Type of fishen-US Approximate size of fishen-US Area you caught the fishen-US Phone number in case we have questions (will not be printed)en-USNice Catch! Eight year old Teagan caught this 10-pound bass in one of the en-USlakes in Newport Isles in Port St. Lucie.en-USARIES March 21/April 20en-USIt is time to take a relationship to a new level, en-US Aries. You are confident you know just the way to en-US accomplish this. Enjoy the excitement that comes en-US with this new beginning.en-USTAURUS April 21/May 21en-USTaurus, many things are on your plate, but you en-US dont feel overwhelmed at all. In fact, youre ready en-US to lend a helping hand to anyone who needs one.en-USGEMINI May 22/June 21en-USRecreation is the name of the game this week, en-US Gemini. Coming off of a busy period, you are anxen-US -en-US ious to put your feet up for a few days. Book that en-US vacation right now.en-USCANCER June 22/July 22en-USUse your intuition in regard to others feelings this en-US week, Cancer. Give someone who needs it a little en-US leeway, and your thoughtfulness will be apprecien-US-en-US ated.en-USLEO July 23/Aug. 23en-USLeo, if you think change will do you some good, en-US then it is time to make it happen. Embrace the en-US excitment that comes with making changes.en-USVIRGO Aug. 24/Sept. 22en-USThanks to a spark of creativity, your plans may en-US change this week, Virgo. Grab someone who is up en-US for an unexpected adventure to join the journey.en-USLIBRA Sept. 23/Oct. 23en-USLibra, a financial windfall has given you some en-US extra spending money. While you may want to en-US splurge, the practical side of you knows some en-US saving is in order.en-USSCORPIO Oct. 24/Nov. 22en-USScorpio, some things may be beyond your control en-US this week, and that is okay. The measure of sucen-US-en-US cess will be how well you can adapt to the changen-US -en-US es ahead.en-USSAGITTARIUS Nov. 23/Dec. 21en-USHome improvements may be in your future, Sagiten-US -en-US tarius. Projects could be just what the doctor en-US ordered to chase away any feelings of cabin fever en-US that may develop.en-USCAPRICORN Dec. 22/Jan. 20en-USCapricorn, although the digital age has taken en-US over, this week you might be ready to unplug for a en-US while. Stock up on some books that can fuel your en-US imagination.en-USAQUARIUS Jan. 21/Feb. 18en-USLend an ear to someone who has to get a few en-US things off of his or her chest, Aquarius. You do not en-US have to offer solutions. Just being there will be en-US assistance enough.en-USPISCES Feb. 19/March 20en-USDont leave any stone unturned when seeking a en-US solution this week, Pisces. The least expected en-US avenue may be the right one.en-USHoroscopes

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en-US 14 Great Golf RatesDew Sweeper 7 8 am $25 8 11 am $30 After 11 am $25 plus taxes rates valid thru 12.24.17772-46 4-0407PUBLIC WELCOME! G T G C C4302 Gator Trace Dr., Fort Pierce, FL www.GatorTraceCountryClub.com 2016 2016 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 1600 SOUTH 3RD St Fort Pierce772-465-8110 Purchase our Indian Hills Savings Card and Save 20% Off our advertised rates every round!DECEMBER RATES From US1, turn East on Ohio Ave. directly behind TD Bank THE FRIENDLY STAFF AND MUCH IMPROVED CONDITIONS WILL HAVE YOU COMING BACK AGAIN AND AGAIN!$$ $20 A Lessons available from our PGA Professionals Bring in this ad for a FREE BUCKET of Range Balls exp. Dec 31, 2017 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Your Professional Advertising Consultant for St. Lucie County Denice Vlachos BallAdvertising Consultant772-465-5656dball@HometownNewsOL.com401-323-6190 A en-USs we near the holidays, many of us en-US spend time with friends and family. en-US Some years there are new faces and en-US some years there are missing faces. This en-US past weekend, I played with an old friend en-US from high school, Greg Smiley, and my best en-US buddy Dan Shube. Missing from our group en-US was an old friend, David Gemberling.en-US David lost a short battle to cancer this en-US summer. Like Greg, he was an old friend en-US from high school. Some how, by pure luck en-US or perhaps divine intervention, we wound en-US up playing at Sebastian Municipal Golf en-US Course, a course where David payed many en-US rounds with many of his friends over the en-US years.en-US The day was beautiful. Nearly cloudless, en-US with a temperature in the low 70s. Someone en-US made sure we had a perfect day to play and en-US remember old friends. I say friends in the en-US plural because Dan and I also take a en-US moment when we play to remember our en-US late friend Mike Murphy. en-US Cancer is a terrible thing and I had en-US hoped and prayed that I would never have en-US to deal with it in any form. Like nearly en-US everyone else in this world, it would take en-US someone, or several someones, from my en-US life. My father-in-law, my old friend from en-US high school, and a man who was like a en-US brother to me, all taken early because of en-US cancer. en-US While I do get emotional thinking about en-US it, I do find the happy times we had to be a en-US comfort and try to concentrate on those. en-US Murphy once told me, It isnt the quantity en-US of days, but the quality of those days that en-US matter.en-US Sebastian Municipal is a fun course and en-US Dan, who never met David, soon saw why en-US he liked playing there. Located right next to en-US the airport, you can spend your round en-US watching skydivers take a plane to a height en-US where the plane is a spec and then jump. en-US Many of them laugh and shout as they en-US come back to the airport via parachute. It en-US looks like fun, and their enjoyment of the en-US day echoed ours.en-US The course recently finished a complete en-US renovation of the greens. They closed the en-US course one nine at a time and rebuilt the en-US complexes and put in the latest turf. I en-US played just a few days before at PGA en-US Village, and I have to tell you the greens at en-US Sebastian were every bit as good. en-US I found putts on the new greens roll very en-US well and consistently, but dont break as en-US much as you think. We were constantly en-US burning the top edges or watching putts lip-en-US out. en-US The par-72 course features four sets of en-US tees, ranging in length from 5308 to 6715 en-US yards, allowing every golfer to find a en-US distance that suits his or her ability. The en-US well appointed pro shop, practice facilities en-US and the soon-to-reopen restaurant, are run en-US by a fine staff that youll find ready, willing en-US and able to assist.en-US One thing I like about en-US Sebastian is that you have to en-US think before teeing the ball up en-US and letting it rip. The sixth en-US hole exemplifies this requiring en-US a soft draw around the corner en-US to leave you the shortest en-US approach shot. If you cant hit en-US a draw, youll need to play a en-US shorter, more accurate tee shot en-US or risk running out of fairway en-US down the right side.en-US The short, par-4, eighth en-US requires you to [play well left en-US to avoid water, play very short en-US off the tee, or bomb one at the en-US green. Its a great hole.en-US Shortly after we teed off, en-US Greg pulled out a bottle of en-US Jack Daniels, Davids favorite en-US drink. Playing as a three-some, en-US Greg had the empty seat in his en-US cart. It was saved for David on en-US this day. He placed the bottle en-US in the seat and announced that en-US David was playing with us and en-US having a good round. It was a great touch.en-US The day was filled with some great shots, en-US some poor shots, laughs, moments of en-US emotion, and just good time with friends. en-US We lose too many people close to us well en-US before we are ready to say goodbye.en-US I would like to wish all of you a Merry en-US Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, or just en-US Happy Holidays. Take a moment the next en-US time you have an extra one and remember en-US the friends and family that you have lost. en-US Remember them with warmth in your en-US heart and a smile on your face for it was the en-US quality of the days you shared together, not en-US the quantity, that matters the most.en-US en-US James Stammer has been an avid golfer en-US and golf enthusiast for nearly 40 years. He en-US hosts the Thursday Night Golf Show on en-US WSTU 1450-AM. Contact him aten-US stammeren-US -en-US golf@yahoo.com. Remembering friends while enjoying a great course GOLF en-USJAMES STAMMER

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en-US 15 en-GBQR codes, get clues and answer questions en-GB for Scavenger Hunt fun. Bring your phone en-GB or tablet or use one of the library's. Drop en-GB on anytime during this time. Free, public is en-GB welcome. en-GB For more information, call (772) en-GB 462-2154 or emailen-GB rovitoa@stlucieco.orgen-US en-US Build Your Own Snow Globe:en-US 3-4 p.m., en-US Lakewood Park Branch Library, 7605 Santa en-US Barbara Drive, Fort Pierce. Space is limited en-US to the first 25 kids; most suitable for grades en-US 3 through 5. Free, public is welcome. en-USFor en-US more information, contact Prairie Pasizor at en-US (772) 462-6870 or en-US pasizorp@stlucieco.orgen-GB en-GB 'The Nutcracker:'en-GB Presented by the en-GB State Ballet Theatre of Russia at 7 p.m., en-GB Sunrise Theatre, 117 S. Second Street, Fort en-GB Pierce. Featuring sixty distinguished dancers en-GB in a traditional performance of the world's en-GB most beloved ballet. Tickets are $20-55. en-GBFor en-GB tickets, call the box office at (772) 461-4775 en-GB or visiten-GB www.sunrisetheatre.com.en-USTHROUGH SATURDAY, DEC. 30en-GB en-GB Garden of Lights:en-GB The third annual en-GB Garden of Lights is right around the corner, en-GB from Nov. 24 to Dec. 30. The 2017 Garden en-GB of Lights illuminations Committee has been en-GB hard at work since February adding exciting en-GB new features to this year's Festival displays en-GB and updating some of the crowd favorites. en-GB The third annual Heathcotes Garden of en-GB Lights Holiday Festival will allow people to en-GB see the gardens in a whole new light. The en-GB events are hosted Friday and Saturday en-GB evenings from Thanksgiving weekend en-GB through Christmas. Enjoy a kaleidoscope en-GB of lights, get a photo with Heathcote the en-GB bear, visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, en-GB refreshments & musical entertainment. The en-GB gardens are located at 210 Savannah Road. en-GB Fort Pierce. en-GBCall (772) 464-4672 for more en-GB information.en-US en-US ArtSpace Gets Wild with Photos by en-US Willie Ortiz:en-US The Kilmer Branch Librarys en-US ArtSpace hosts works by photographer Willie en-US Ortiz through Dec. 30. An avid wildlife, nature en-US and travel photographer, Ortiz has traveled en-US extensively across Asia, Europe and the en-US Americas to view and photograph animals in en-US their natural habitat. He is also a patron of en-US animal rehabilitation and education centers. en-US His photography reflects his love of nature en-US and expresses a unique perspective of en-US history, nature and the world around us. He en-US has written childrens educational books as en-US well as those with travel, nature and history en-US themes. Willie Ortiz is originally from the en-US Bronx and currently resides on the Treasure en-US Coast of Florida. Residents interested in en-US displaying their artwork as part of the Kilmer en-US Librarys non-commercial ArtSpace area en-US should contact Librarian Shelia Small at en-US (772) 462-2199 or en-US smalls@stlucieco.orgen-US en-US Artwork is displayed for enjoyment purposes en-US only. The Kilmer Branch Library is located at en-US 101 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce. en-US For more en-US information about programs visit en-US www.en-US stlucieco.gov/Library.en-USSATURDAY, DEC. 30en-US en-US Winter Themed Scavenger Hunt:en-US 8:30 en-US a.m. to 5 p.m., Morningside Branch Library, en-US 2410 S.E. Morningside Blvd., Port St. Lucie. en-US Get clues and answer questions for a fun en-US scavenger hunt. All Library events are open en-US to the public and offered at no charge. en-US For en-US more information, call (772) 337-5632 or en-US email en-US speirss@stlucieco.orgen-USTHROUGH SUNDAY, DEC. 31en-US en-US Winter Wonderland Light Show:en-US Nightly en-US light show at the Port St. Lucie Community en-US Center will begin on Friday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. en-US Enjoy a one-of-a-kind light and sound en-US experience from 7-9 p.m. through Dec. 31. en-US For more information, visit en-US www.cityofpsl.en-US com.en-US en-US #PSLinLights holiday lights contest:en-US en-US Put your home on the Citys holiday lights en-US map by participating in the #PSLinLights en-US Contest and Bus Tour. The contest runs from en-US Dec. 1 to Dec. 31 and the bus tour event will en-US be Dec. 21 at 7 p.m., 8 p.m., and 9 p.m. en-US starting at the Port St. Lucie Community en-US Center, 2195 S.E. Airoso Blvd. For the en-US contest, submit photos of your house in en-US holiday lights to media@cityofpsl.com or post en-US to Facebook or Twitter with #PSLinLights to en-US be entered into a contest for the best light en-US display in PSL and be added to the Citys en-US PSLinLights map. Join us on a bus tour event en-US of several of the displays on Dec. 21. en-US Besides bus tours, this event will include en-US cookies, cocoa and visit with Santa. en-US Reserve en-US your spot at en-US www.cityofpsl.com/pslinlights en-US after Dec. 1. en-USMONDAY, JAN. 1 en-US en-US Marsh by Moonlight Guided Kayak Silent NightQuiet Proessionals Enjoy this Holiday Season at the Navy SEAL MuseumFind unique gifts for everyone at the Museum Gift Shop 3300 N. Highway A1A North Hutchinson Island Fort Pierce, FL 34949 (772)595-5845 | www.navysealmuseum.org Or shop our Online Store shop.navysealmuseum.com Answers Located in the Classied Section See en-US en-US OUTen-US page 16en-USOuten-USFrom page 12

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en-US 16 r rf ntb n r r f b r r r r nn n n n n nn 5020Notice toCreditors rfntbn ftnnn rffr rfnftrb rnf rn fnnn nrrnf nfr tnnr r rfnn rnnnnfr n f nrrrfnrtbtrrrrfrrrrrrnrtrrrfnrnrrrfntbt bbnbnnb nn n n n n n r t r n n nn n n n n r f br t 5020Notice toCreditors rrf r n br r n f fr rr nn t n nnn n n nnnn 5020Notice toCreditors r ff r fb f n n f b fr n n r r 5060NoticeofSale rr n f n rr rf r r b r r r r bt 5060NoticeofSale f b b b r rfb rbr n f n n bf n fr nn n 5060NoticeofSale fn b bff b f b fb f n n n n f n n f 5060NoticeofSale f n nn n n n n nn n n n n n n r 5060NoticeofSale en-USThursday at Richard E. Becker Preserve en-US 3398 Selvitz Road in Fort Pierce where en-US people can get some exercise and paddle en-US along the North Fork of the St. Lucie River. en-US Kayaks, U.S. Coast Guard-approved personen-US -en-US al flotation devices and paddles are providen-US -en-US ed, and attendees may also provide their en-US own equipment if desired. The cost is $10 en-US per person. No online registration, please en-US call 772-462-2526 to reserve a space, and en-US reservations are a must.en-US As with every Thursday, Jammin Jensen en-US on Jensen Beach Boulevard will be from 6 to en-US 9:30 p.m. in Downtown Jensen Beach, 1960 en-US N.E. Jensen Beach Blvd. and Between en-US Waters will be in St. Lucie County every en-US Thursday of every month from 6 to 10 p.m. en-US at Cobbs Landing, 200 N. Indian River en-US Drive in Fort Pierce with live music.en-US On Friday, Jazz night will be at NOTES en-US Music Room & Wine Bar on every Friday of en-US every month from 6:30 to 10:15 p.m. There en-US will be fine wines and craft beers at no cover en-US charge, just a $1 per person entertainment en-US fee added to the check during performancen-US-en-US es. en-US Each Friday of the month will be Reggae en-US at 8 p.m. at Conchy Joes Seafood Restaurant en-US and Bar, 3945 N.E. Indian River Drive in en-US Jensen Beach with an 8 p.m. start for the en-US Rainfall Band and 9 p.m. start for other en-US bands, while River Rockn Fridays at 8:30 en-US p.m. Also, Live Rock n Roll is featured every en-US Friday from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Good Times en-US Rock Bar, 9144 S. Federal Hwy. in Port St. en-US Lucie and its free, while Drink Free Frien-US -en-US days are from 9 to 11 p.m. at The Stillery, en-US 2196 S.E. Ocean Blvd. in Stuart with music en-US by DJ Frankie and DJ Classick. en-US Oddessey will be at the Sailfish Brewing en-US Company on Saturday, Dec. 23 at 8 p.m. at en-US 130 N. 2nd Street, in Fort Pierce for live en-US music and Casey N Spaz Comedy also will en-US be onstage at the Blackbox Sunrise Theatre en-US at 8:30 p.m. 117 S 2nd St. in Fort Pierce. en-US There is free popcorn, a full bar with snacks en-US and a chance to win tickets to a future Sunen-US -en-US rise Show for only $15 cover. Call Box office en-US for tickets 772-461-4775 or online under en-US Comedy Corner.en-US Each Saturday is guided kayaking at the en-US Savannas Preserve State Park at 8 a.m. at en-US 2541 S.E. Walton Road in Port St Lucie, en-US which costs $10 plus state park admission.en-US Island DJ Mark followed by Dave and the en-US Wave is at Archies Seabreeze 401 S. Ocean en-US Drive, Fort Pierce on every Saturday of en-US every month from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for live en-US music, and Delta Dave plays from 1 to 5 en-US p.m. at Crawdaddys Nawlins Grill and Raw en-US Bar, 1949 N.E. Jensen Beach Blvd. in Jensen en-US Beach. Island Rhythm with Patrick will be at en-USthe Dolphin Bar every Saturday of every en-US month from 7 to 10 p.m. at 1401 N.E. Indian en-US River Drive in Jensen.en-US Meanwhile, Texas Holdem Poker is at en-US Bogeys & Stogeys, 1032 S.E. Port Saint en-US Lucie Blvd., every Saturday of every month en-US at 7:30 p.m. and reggae by the Rainfall Band en-US will be every Saturday of every month at 8 en-US p.m. at Conchy Joes Seafood Restaurant and en-US Bar. There will be free live country and en-US southern rock every Saturday from 9 p.m. to en-US 2 a.m. at the Good Times Rock Bar 9144 S. en-US Federal Hwy. in PSL and Sexy Sounds Saturen-US -en-US days are Saturdays at 9 p.m. at Good Times en-US West, 2096 N.W. Courtyard Cir., also in Port en-US St Lucie.en-US Editors Note: This is not an all-inclusive en-US list of events, please see the pages of Homeen-US -en-US town News and en-USwww.allthingstreasurecoast.en-US comen-US for more information, along with the en-US Facebook events calendar.en-USEventsen-USFrom page 11en-US Tours:en-US 5 p.m., Savannas Preserve State Park, en-US 2541 S.E. Walton Road, Port St. Lucie. Enjoy en-US seeing the serenity of the Savannas Basin en-US Marsh by moonlight during these limited en-US edition tours. $15 per person donation en-US benefits the Friends of Savannas; park en-US admission is $3 per vehicle. (Additional en-US dates are Jan. 2, Jan. 30, Jan. 31, Feb. 28, en-US and March 1.) Please dress for the weather en-US and arrive a little early. Reservations en-US required. en-US Call (772) 398-2779 for en-US reservations or more information.en-GBTUESDAY, JAN. 2en-GB en-GB Free admission to the Aquarium: en-GB10 en-GB a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Lucie County Aquarium en-GB featuring the Smithsonian Marine Exhibit en-GB offers free admission on the first Tuesday en-GB of each month. The aquarium is located at en-GB 420 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce. en-GB For more en-GB information, call (772) 462-3474 or visiten-GB en-GB http://www.sms.si.edu/SMEEen-US en-US Marsh by Moonlight Guided Kayak en-US Tours:en-US 6 p.m., Savannas Preserve State Park, en-US 2541 S.E. Walton Road, Port St. Lucie. Enjoy en-US seeing the serenity of the Savannas Basin en-US Marsh by moonlight during these limited en-US edition tours. $15 per person donation en-US benefits the Friends of Savannas; park en-US admission is $3 per vehicle. (Additional en-US dates are Jan. 2, Jan. 30, Jan. 31, Feb. 28, en-US and March 1.) Please dress for the weather en-US and arrive a little early. Reservations en-US required. en-US Call (772) 398-2779 for en-US reservations or more information.en-GB en-GB Tuesday Night Jazz Jam:en-GB Presented en-GB by the Fort Pierce Jazz and Blues Society en-GB from 7-10 p.m. at the Black Box at Sunrise en-GB Theatre, 117 S. Second Street, Fort Pierce. en-GB Call (772) 460-5299 or visit en-GB www.jazzsociety.en-GB org.en-USTHURSDAY, JAN. 4en-US en-US The Singletarians:en-US Single women and en-US men ages 55 and up are invited to join us for en-US weekly Thursday outings for lunch, happy en-US hour or dinner. en-US To register, call Elaine at en-US (772) 337-4897 or Peggy at (772) 873-en-US 5476.en-GBTHURSDAY, JAN. 4 SUNDAY, JAN. 28en-GB en-GB The Importance of Being Earnest:en-GB en-GB Comedy by Oscar Wilde will be presented en-GB by the Pineapple Playhouse, 700 W. en-GB Weatherbee Road, Fort Pierce. From en-GB its effervescent beginnings in Algernon en-GB Moncrieffs London flat to its hilarious en-GB denouement in the drawing room of Jack en-GB Worthings country manor in Hertfordshire, en-GB this comic masterpiece keeps audiences en-GB breathlessly anticipating a new bon mot or a en-GB fresh twist of plot moment to moment. Show en-GB times are Thursday through Saturday at 8 en-GB p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Individual tickets en-GB are $20. Student, group prices and season en-GB tickets available. en-GB For tickets, call (772) 465-en-GB 0366 or visit en-GB www.pineappleplayhouse.com.en-USOuten-USFrom page 15

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en-US 20 6 FOOT BOOKCASE FROM $ 69 MUST PRESENT THIS AD AT TIME OF SALE FOR THESE HUGE SAVINGS NO EXCEPTION!2822 S. U.S. #1, Ft. Pierce(772)466-7022 (772)564-2020 The Original WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. PRICES AND FREE OFFERS ARE NOT VALID ON PRIOR PURCHASES. FREE OFFERS AND NO INTEREST OFFERS ARE NOT VALID ON NEGOTIATED PRICES. MILITARY, POLICE, FIRE DEPARTMENT, INTERNET DISCOUNT CANNOT BE COMBINED OR USED ON AD ITEMS OR COUPONS. SOME ITEMS ARE ONE OF A KIND AND CANNOT BE PUT ON LAYAWAY. SOME PICTURES ARE FOR ILLUSTRATION PURPOSE ONLY. SAME DAY DELIVERY PURCHASE TO STUART, PORT ST LUCIE, FORT PIERCE, OR VERO MUST BE MADE BY 3 PM. NO SUNDAY OR HOLIDAY DELIVERIES.Mon-Fri 10am-8pm Sat 10am-6pm Sun 12-5pmALWAYS IMITATED NEVER EQUALEDDISCOUNT FURNITUREwww.theoriginaldiscountfurniture.com Bad Credit, No Credit, No Problem. We can get furniture in your home. NO CREDIT NEEDED Provided by Progressive TV ConsolesFrom $69 OVER 45 MATTRESSES ON DISPLAY EURO TOPTWIN FROM $69 EA. PC. $ 89 EA. PC. FULL FROM $89 EA. PC. $109 EA. PC. QUEEN FROM $99 EA. PC. $126 EA. PC. KING FROM $99 EA. PC. $126 EA. PC.EACH PIECE PRICES SOLD IN SETS. KING SETS ARE 3 PIECES. MATTRESSES ONLY ARE SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Memory Foam MattressTwin................$199 Full..................$269 Queen.............$289 King................$399 STOP!!! DO NOT BE FOOLED BY THE IMITATORS THERE IS ONLY 1 ORIGINAL DISCOUNT FURNITURE LOCATED ONLY IN FORT PIERCEFREE EASY LAYAWAY NO TIME RESTRICTIONS NO INTEREST!!! RECLINERS from $ 179 DAYBED W/MATTRESSS $ 249 CHEST WITH 4 DRAWERS$95 HEAD AND FOOT LIFT WIRELESS BACK LIT REMOTE CONTROL FROM $550 FREE DELIVERY AND "SET UP"!!Only with this coupon.Free delivery and installed areas eligible: Stuart, Jensen Beach, Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce and Vero Beach with your minimum purchase of $999, or more excluding tax. Cannot be combined with any other oers. 0% INTEREST FINANCING AVAILABLE THIS IS THE FRONT OF OUR SHOWROOMSee Our Specials on Facebook!! Serving Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River Counties since 1970! SOLID WOOD TABLE & CHAIRS White or Grey COMPARE $599 DISCOUNT PRICED $399 SOFA COMPARE $499 DISCOUNT PRICED $379 SOFA & LOVESEAT COMPARE $959 DISCOUNT PRICED $699 REAL WOOD DRESSER, MIRROR, HEADBOARD, FOOTBOARD, RAILS AND SLATS COMPARE $999 DISOUNT PRICED $649 DUAL RECLINING SOFA COMPARE $599 DISCOUNT PRICED $449 DUAL RECLINING SOFA & DUAL RECLINING LOVESEAT W/ STORAGE CONSOLE. COMPARE $1299 DISCOUNT PRICED $898 SAME DAY DELIVERY AVAILABLE R E A D E R S C H O I C E 2014 2014