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Vol. 87 No. 13


Ths April 9,2009
Thursday, April 9, 2009


50 Plus tax
500 Plus tax


At a Glance

Check school
board budget
According to Hendry County Su-
perintendent of Schools Rick Mur-
phy, everyone can now check out
updates on the district's financial
status on line. The school board
has opened a a new web-page and
hopes residents will take advantage
of this resource. The school board
wants to hear your comments and
concerns.
You can reach the "Budget Up-
date" page directly from: http://
hendry-schools.org/education/
sctemp/2d ada2585blf91a61f0
4b0bff8f9731/1238677578/Bud-
getUpdate 4.1.09.pdf or go to the
District Web-Site www.hendry-
schools.org and click the "Budget
Update" icon on the HOME page.

Food bank scheduled
The Hendry County Food Bank
will be open Thursday, April 16,
from noon till 3 p.m. at the Dallas
B. Townsend Ag Building, 1085
Pratt Blvd.

Ft. Denaud
Bridge closing
The Ft. Denaud Bridge is closed
to vehicles until April 28. Residents
and visitors will have to use the SR
29 Bridge in LaBelle or the Bridge
in Alva. Updates are also available
on the County Web site at www.
hendryfla.net. For additional infor-
mation please call 863 675 5264.
See Page 2 for information about
how to contact the newspaper.

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service
The LaBelle Ministerial Asso-
ciation invites you to join them at
the annual Easter Sunrise Service
at Barron Park on April 12 at 6:30
a.m. At 6:25 a.m. there will be mu-
sic selected and edited by Pastor
Avery of LaBelle Assembly of God
(better than coffee!). After a Wel-
come and Prayer for our Nation
by Frank Deerey Jr. pastor of First
Baptist Church, followed by the
Mayor of LaBelle Paul Puletti with
the Pledge of Allegiance, enjoy a
solo of the National Anthem.
The service is by the Worship
Team of LaBelle Church of God-
congregational singing. Fr. Alan
Kelmereit, pastor of Good Shep-
herd Episcopal Church, will be
th reading from the New Testament
Gospel. A solo sung by Carolyn
Ford, and an Old Testament Read-
ing, read by William Maddox, pas-
tor of First Christian Church, will
continue the special event. There
will be another solo during offer-
ing, with L.W Howard, pastor of
Community Harvest Pentecostal
Church of God, saying prayer of
the offering.
Offering ushers will be from
the Men's Christian Gathering of
S LaBelle; make checks payable to:
"LaBelle Evangelical Ministers As-
sociation" for the needy of LaBelle.
Pastor of LaBelle Church of God
will be reading from the letters. A
soloist from Caloosa Baptist will be
singing, with Dr. Les Morgan pas-
tor of Caloosa Baptist Church pro-
p viding some inspirational words.
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Canal
Continued From Page 1

boat access to the river.
However, since the digging was done
without a permit, the Corps of Engineers
soon cut off the access with dirt. Mr. Bracken
then dynamited it out, but the Corps stopped
it up again, this time covering it with cement.
However, Mr. Bracken would not back down
and pulled it out again. It took a federal court
order to put the quarrel to an end in 1978.
And that's where things stood till four
years ago last January when April and Dean
Beavers moved here. April took up the man-
tle and lent her talents as a former union
employee and negotiator for the United
Auto Workers education center.


The couple sailed to Florida from North
ern Michigan in 2005 via the Intracoastal Wa
terway and ended up at Turkey Creek. They
loved to walk through the area and soon
bought a place in River Oaks Subdivision.
As boaters, the Beavers became inter-
ested in reopening the canal. With her
background, April was not intimidated by
the government agencies involved and also
understood the necessity for the patient and
deliberate filing of paperwork.
That patience paid off Friday as the track
hoe removed the cement and dirt plug from
the bank and water flowed again.
Through continuing efforts, the River
Oaks residents managed to navigate the ex-
tensive DEP and Corps of Engineers permit-
ting processes and reopen their gateway to
the Caloosahatchee and the world of water


Caloosa Belle/Dale Conyers
Dorothy Sellers and Allen DeArmond were all smiles as the dam was being torn
down.


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beyond.
John Iglehart is the Director of the Florida
Department of Environmental Protection
South District Office, covering Glades, Hen
dry, Highlands, Lee, Collier, Charlotte and
Monroe counties. Fifteen years ago he was
a field officer helping River Oaks deal with
environmental issues. Now, as director, he
finally sees the satisfaction of a plan come
to fruition. It has been a long time in com-
ing, he concedes, but points out that it was a
complicated problem.
River Oaks is a community of 85 house-
holds -mostly retirees. There were a lot of
steps in the process and turnover in the
community, Mr. Iglehart said, till April took
over and "ran with it."
Peeling back the many layers of the prob
lem, he explained that in 1969 the Clean
Water Act forced the government to look
at point source pollution but it also pointed
out that dredge and fill projects impact wa-
ter quality. In 1973 the federal government
banned new canal projects opening to wa
terways and the River Oaks' project was
caught midway.
Still, the River Oaks Subdivision has some
things to its credit including a wastewater
treatment facility and stormwater collec-
tion system. Residents' efforts to keep the
canals cleaned out also worked in their fa
vor, leaving only a low oxygen issue in the
canal (a common problem with canals) to
be solved.
According to Mr. Iglehart, the govern
ment will allow a project that improves wa-
ter quality in another part of the same sys-
tem to serve as a mitigator. Mr. Iglehart and
the River Oaks residents worked hard with
Florida Wildlife Commission to find such
a project and in February, River Oaks resi-
dents planted trees on a new island in Lake
Okeechobee. That project left the way clear
to finally open the old canal from River Oaks
to the river.
April said it was a "long and extensive
process to get it done," complicated by the
state and federal jurisdictions and capped by
a federal order.
Other developments have worked in
their favor. A few years ago, Ken Bracken Jr.
sold the property to Duke Enterprises. Fortu-
nately, Terry Duke allowed access through
his property so the plug could be removed.
It's been a long time coming, 27 years of
stops and starts, encouraging news and dis
appointments.
April smiles when she thinks of all the


Pastor and Mrs. Sammy Co and the true wor-
shippers of International Christian Fellowship
invite you and your family to come celebrate
the RESURRECTION of our LORD JESUS CHRIST
on Easter Sunday at 10:30 A.M. on April 12,
2009. The church is located at 233 Clark
Street in LaBelle. Pastor Sammy Co will be
delivering an anointed message of true hope
and resurrection power! It will be a great time
of food, fun and fellowship. All kinds of games
for everyone will be played including ping
pong, fuzz ball, basketball, PS3, bounce
house, air hockey, and so much more. For
more information, please call 863-675-1112.
DON'T MISS THIS EASTER CELEBRATION!!! John
4:23-24 and Acts 2:37-42


"Doubting Thomases" who didn't believe
last Friday would ever come. "Now," she
said, "you can leave River Oaks for the river,
head to the Atlantic and the Intercoastal or
the Gulf." From there, it's your choice.
April expects some great fishing when
Mother Nature readjusts the canal. She said
residents have always enjoyed watching
wildlife like sea otters raise their young there
every year. She said there is also a nesting
eagle right there.
The victory means that River Oak resi-
dents will finally be able to enjoy their pri-
vate docks. However, April is somewhat
disappointed that the canal is only open to
small boats, a maximum of 24 feet.
April points out that many people have
helped get this project where it is now: Doug
and Bonnie Ballard, Larry Tellup, Bill Critch
field (deceased), Bob Kline (deceased),
Corrine Woodrum, Ronnie DeArmand (de-
ceased), Ted Miller, S. Schaewitz, Joe and
Claudette Sirmay, Von Dressier, Kenneth and
Bea Bracken, Dale Conyers, Dean Johnson
and Clyde and Kay Sanborn.
Kay Sanborn has served as the River Oak
Association's secretary and treasurer for 15
years. She and Doug Ballard, as president,
took it as far as they could kept the fire
burning until April came along with the skills
to finish the job.
The Sanborns are retired now. Kay said
they kept going over the years, meeting the
challenges, because they knew some day it
would happen.
"We just hoped it would be in 'our time,"'
she said with a big smile you could even
hear in her voice.


Happy

Birthday

Maranda

Love, Daddy,

Granny and

Aunt Sissy

& Sandy


Caloosa Belle


April 9, 2009







Jury finds Clewiston man


guilty of manslaughter

By Patty Brant ment processed the crime scene, including
Caloosa Belle blood left by one of the intruders who had
A jury found 33 year-old Lennox Joseph apparently been shot.
guilty of manslaughter on April 2. Circuit Reports indicated that Joseph called 911
Judge Christine Greider presided over the from behind a restaurant in Belle Glade after
four-day trial, the shooting incident, claiming he had been
Joseph was accused of entering the home shot by an unknown assailant. He was taken
of John Tull, 570 Fleetwood St., in Clewiston, to Glades General Hospital and from there,
about 10 p.m. May 13, 2007. Delray Community Hospital.
Witnesses said Joseph and another man He had suffered wounds to his right jaw,
were admitted through the front door and right shoulder and right arm. DNA evidence
went immediately to the bedroom where from the crime scene matched that of Joseph
Mr. Tull was. An exchange of gunfire left Mr. and he was later arrested on a warrant.
Tull dead. Judge Greider ordered a presentencing
The Florida Department of Law Enforce- investigation.


Special music
Trust Quartet, singing Gaither style four-part harmony, is scheduled to per-
form in Concert on Easter Sunday morning at 11 a.m. at LaBelle Assembly
of God, on Fraser Avenue (across from the Edward A. Upthegrove Elemen-
tary School. The exciting Trust Quartet, a Florida based, Nashville recorded
mixed group, will perform their enthusiastic approach to some of gospel's
finest songs. Trust not only has great harmony but also a unique ministering
ability with song. You will not want to miss this opportunity to enjoy a great
concert. Following the service the church is having an old fashion carry-in-
dinner with a candy egg hunt for the children. If you would like to take part in
the dinner or for more information call 675-0900 and ask for Kathy.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

The Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, will hold a workshop to discuss
recreation and related issues for the East side of Hendry County at 7:00 p.m. on April 23, 2009,at
the Harlem Civic Center, 2000 7th Street, Clewiston, Florida.

All interested persons may appear and be heard at the workshop. If a person decides to appeal
any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter discussed at
such meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she
may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the
testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Board of County Commissioners
of Hendry County, Florida
Janet B. Taylor, Chair


School crossing LaBelle man

guard training critical after


A course for School Crossing Guard
Trainers will be held Thursday through
Friday, May 7 and 8, at the Florida Depart-
ment of Transportation (FDOT) District 1,
801 N Broadway Ave. Bartow, FL 33830.
For times please refer to the web site.
This is a two-day class to become a
crossing guard trainer. Some trainers may
take it to renew their trainer certification;
however, one day refresher courses will
be scheduled in the future to renew train-
er certification.
The registration, training schedule
and training material are on the website
below. There is an application fro an ac-
count on the opening page, as well as ac-
cess to the Florida School Crossing Guard
Training Guidelines.
Here is the website http://www.dot.
state.fl.us/safety/ped_bike/training/ped_
biketraining.shtm
Once you get your account then click
on "training" for schedule, registration,
and training material. Also you should be
entering your guards, printing certificates
and updating record's on their agency ac
count.


fatal crash
A LaBelle man was involved in a fatal
crash in DeSoto County on April 3. The crash
took place at about 11:50 p.m.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol,
Cody B. McClain, 26, of LaBelle was driving
a 1993 Cadillac northbound on Kings High-
way approximately a half mile south of CR
760. Witnesses said he was driving errati-
cally, not staying within his lane, for several
miles.
A 2006 Mitsubishi, driven by Carla Dale
Herman of Port Charlotte, was southbound.
FHP states that the McClain vehicle crossed
into the path of Ms. Herman's vehicle and
struck it head-on. Two occupants of the
Herman vehicle were pronounced dead by
paramedics at the scene. Ann Elizabeth Bis
sell, 50, of Englewood and Cecilia J. Fawcett,
67, of Rotunda West, were both deceased.
Both had been wearing seatbelts at the time
of the crash.
Ms. Herman, age 57, and Theresa Lynn
Flowers, 48, of Englewood, were both in
serious condition. Ms. Herman was taken
to DeSoto Memorial Hospital; Ms. Flowers
to Tampa General. Both had been wearing
seatbelts.
Mr. McClain was taken to Tampa General
Hospital in critical condition. The FHP report
states that alcohol was a factor in the crash.


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Letters to the Editor


these things get started. I don't know how
that one on Evans Road got started but I do
know we all have to be really careful now.
No rain, no rain, no rain! Next time it just
might be your property house family ani-
mals! Scary
CELEBRATE: It's Eastertime! Even if
you're not a Christian, or not a very good
one, it's still a time we should all be trying
to get closer together. Time to try harder to
get along. How else can the world ever work
like it should?


Faith in the Marketplace:


Lesson in fickleness


How fickle we are. Now, I don't mean to
offend you by suggesting
that you are fickle. Per
haps you are not fickle
at all, but most of us are.
I can't count the number
of times in my life that I
have become very excit-
ed and enthusiastic about
some new experience or
interest.
Scuba diving lasted a Fr. Alan
long time, photography Kelmereit
seems to come and go,
fountain pen collecting and repair lasted for
a few years. But, fickleness reigns, and there
are always new things to become excited
and enthusiastic about.
This coming Sunday is Palm Sunday.
There is much that we can draw from the
story of Jesus entering Jerusalem, but one of
the things that is very apparent is fickleness.
Picture the scene.
The population of Jerusalem was swelled
to several times its normal size. People had
come for a religious festival, but along with
that there was all the excitement of being in
the big city, many for the first time.
There was a lot of excitement, and when
a few people saw Jesus riding into the city
on a young donkey, the news spread quickly
and people joined in the festivities.
It was the traditional coronation proces-
sion for a newly crowned king, and many of
the people probably weren't really certain of
what was happening, but they were happy





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to join in the excitement.
A few days later, however, it became ap
parent that the religious leadership were not
at all pleased with these events.
In fact, they were intent on accusing
Jesus of blasphemy, the Jewish religious
crime, and insurrection, the Roman political
crime.
To most of the people in the city at the
time, it appeared that they were successful
in their charges.
And as the people came to understand
that Jesus was out of favor with the leader
ship they quietly moved away from any as-
sociation with him.
Some, at least, aligned themselves with
the work of the leaders in their attempt to
eliminate Jesus as a threat to the status quo.
Where would you have lined up if you
were there. Would you be among the brave
few, mostly women, who remained faithful
to Jesus, or would you have been among
the fickle who changed their cry from "Ho-
sannal" to "Crucify him?"
We're still in the season of Lent, the sea-
son of self examination. This might be a very
good time to reflect on being fickle.
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To the Community of Hendry:
On Thursday, I came home to billowing
black smoke and the sound of crackling un
derbrush being consumed at a breakneck
speed within feet of our barn.
My thoughts were only of all the animals
we had to get away to safety.
Within in minutes people I did not know
and friends were stopping to offer help.
People were calling, and offering places
to put my horses...
The fire was amazing in speed and size
and so many thoughts were going through
my mind. I asked someone to check on our
neighbors to the north as they were in most
danger...
The volunteer firefighters from town
came with all their equipment along with
other volunteer firefighters from the area to
contain this before houses were lost. They
worked into the night to make sure every
thing was out and they did save the three
homes that were I thought were gone for
sure, since the blaze was so hot and the
wind so fierce.
Joel and I wanted to express our heartfelt
thanks to God for protecting the homes. The
people who were strangers who offered help
in putting out the fires around our house,
Thanks Bobby, Tommy and John for help-
ing and also your friends, and to friends for
their support and love who stopped. And to
the firemen who worked all day and night to
contain it and keep it from being worse than
what it turned out to be. We appreciate your
dedication and hard work to your craft.
PLEASE also remember how dry it is
and be careful with fire. It was just seconds
and this fire turned into a raging monster. I
don't think any one hurt, but people's lives,
animals and dwellings were put into danger
and some items were destroyed. Please dou-
ble think, it can happen to you. We found
out how blessed we really were that day and
wanted to make sure to those who helped
with the fire how grateful we are.
God bless,
Joel and Jovita Williamson

Explain this to me, please?
Our President is calling on us to trust in
the Congress and do all we can to help our
country get out of trouble. I will sacrifice
some things but I cannot argue with the push
on banning the sale of ammunition. This to
me is an infringement on our right to bear

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April 9, 2009


arms. How can you protect your loved ones
if you cannot buy ammunition? That to me
is saying it's ok to put a toilet in your house,
but you cannot buy toilet paper. I have been
told that seven states have passed such laws.
What happened to the Fifth Amendment?
Any time you make something illegal it just
gives those who deal in selling illegal stuff
one more item to sell.
I believe Hitler first restricted all guns
then confiscated them. We don't want to
go that road. If all citizens cannot own fire-
arms, the only ones with them will be the
bad guys. They don't care what the laws say.
If you were going to attack a country, which
would you attack? One that may have a gun
in every house or that has no guns to defend
themselves. Another thing I need help with:
if our schools need more funds take 20 per
cent off the top of all lotto winnings and give
it to the school systems. If I win millions on
a $2 ticket that wouldn't bother me a bit.
Maybe that is too simple.
Finally, why do we need new fancy jails?
Tents are good enough for our troops at war.
Build a compound in the desert states se-
cure it provide a degree food and medical
attention. Give the prisoners a ten hour work
pay building, something our government
has to contract private contractors to build.
Jail isn't supposed to be fun. Put the tents
up for the prisoners to sleep in. At least they
won't have to worry about being shot or at-
tacked in their sleep.
Enough complaining or questioning, if
we all stand behind our President in achiev-
ing his goals we should be ok. Let's work
on removing the big corporate lobbyists
from Congressional influencing. Weed out
the crooked politicians and contractors who
abuse our system. Keep an eye on our elect
ed officials and prosecute those who break
the law.
Once we get people in office who truly
want fair laws and taxes for everyone things
should get better. If you see wrong doings
going on report it, stand up for your rights.
That is the only way we will survive. Improv-
ing our country starts in the home, your
home and mine. Be a good example for all
to see. Live the Golden Rule.
That's enough for now. God Bless Our
Country, God Bless You. That is what this old
country boy thinks anyway,
Ed Kuntz


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April 9, 2009


Obituaries


John Wesley Strickland, 66
LABELLE -John Wesley Strickland, of La-
Belle, passed away April 5, 2009, in LaBelle. He
was 66.
He was born Aug. 18, 1942, in Tampa, to the
late Colen Wesley Strickland and Bernice (Park-
er) Strickland.
Survivors include his daughters, Jackie Strick-
land, Shawn Johnson (Skeeter), Brenda Leitner
(Lacey); siblings, James Strickland, Becky Strick-
land, Mildred Strickland, Bud Strickland, Julian
Strickland, Tom Strickland, Helen Strickland;
mother, Bernice Strickland; grandchildren, Cody
Johnson, Justin Landrum, Miranda Landrum;
great-grandchildren, Cole and Anden.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia R.
Strickland; granddaughter, Kayla Johnson; sib-
lings, Gary Strickland, Red Strickland, and Pau-
line Strickland.
A graveside funeral service was held Tuesday,
April 7, 2009, in Fort Denaud Cemetery where
Pastor L.W Howard officiated. Interment fol-
lowed in Fort Denaud Cemetery, LaBelle.
Arrangements by Akin Davis Funeral Home,
LaBelle.
Martha Magdalene Holland, 96
FORT MEADE -Mrs. Martha Magdalene Hol
land, 96, passed away March 26, 2009, at her
residence.
She was the daughter of Jeptha and Susan Sta-
naland, both pioneers of Hillsborough County.
Mrs. Holland was born Oct. 18, 1912, in south
Hillsborough County and moved to Fort Meade
from LaBelle in 1984.
She was a homemaker and member of Fel-

Church Briefs

Christ the King
special services
Christ the King Lutheran Church will
have special services on Good Friday at 6
p.m., April 10 at 350 CR78, .4 mile west of
Hwy. 29.
Easter Services will be at 9:15 a.m., April
12 with Pastor Fred Koehler.
Sunday Services are at 9:15 a.m. Com-
munion is the first and third Sunday of each
month. Bible study classes are at 10:30 p.m.
each Sunday.

Grace Baptist plans
Son rise service
Grace Baptist Church will have a "SON-
RISE" Service and Breakfast beginning
at 8 am., Easter Sunday, April 12, at the
church.4200 Eucalyptus Blvd. N.E. The pub-
lic is invited to both the rousing morning
worship and celebration of our risen Savior,
and a delicious breakfast served with love
by the members of Grace Baptist. Don't miss


lowship Primitive Baptist Church, Fort Lone-
some. She was devoted to her family, friends,
and church and had a passion for canning and
quilting, of which she made approximately 40
quilts and gave to children in need.
Mrs. Holland was preceded in death by her
husband, Wilton L. Holland; and son, Charles
Vernon Holland.
She is survived by sons, Clyde Holland of
Englewood, Jerry Holland and Claude Holland,
both of LaBelle; daughters, Audrey Armstrong
and Marlene Clenney, both of Fort Meade; sis
ter, Daphne Curlee of Englewood; 12 grandchil
dren; 25 great-grandchildren; and nine great
great grandchildren.
Services and visitation was held Monday,
March 30, at the Fellowship Primitive Baptist
Church, Fort Lonesome. Interment will be in
Fellowship Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade in charge
of arrangements.
Leo Frank Maness, 76
LABELLE Leo Frank Maness, of LaBelle,
passed away April 3, 2009, in Fort Myers. He
was 76.
He was born Aug. 27, 1932,
in Greensboro, N.C., he was
an Electronics Engineer, retir
ing from the N.C. Highway
Patrol in 1985. He was a
member of Loyal Order of
the Moose Lodge 1854 at
Greensboro.
Survivors include son,
Gary Wayne Maness
(Nancy); sisters, Barbara Ann Robertson (Leon)



this great opportunity.

Free movie night at Carlson
Carlson Memorial United Methodist
Church presents a free movie night to see
Fireproof, with Kirk Cameron and Erin
Bethea, on Saturday, May 2, at 6:30 p.m. For
free childcare please call 675-0656.

Fellowship at Eastside
Eastside Baptist Church invites the com-
munity to an Easter egg hunt. Come and join
them April 11 from 10 a.m.-l p.m. for food
fun and fellowship.

Sunrise Service planned
Palmdale Baptist Church will be having
their Easter Sunrise Service on Easter Sun-
day at 7 a.m. Breakfast will be served follow-
ing the service. Everyone is welcome to join
us in celebrating our Savior's Resurrection.
510 Seminole Ave. N.W, Palmdale.


of Greensboro, N.C., Virginia Eileen Lafreniere
(Gene Travis) of Stella, N.C.; grandsons, Michael
D. Maness Jr., Cape Coral, Joshua Jarvis Sterling
Maness of Greensboro, N.C.
He was preceded in death by parents, Jarvis
Teddy Maness and Ruby Lee Myers Maness; his
wife, Rebecca Ann Greene Maness; and eldest
son, Michael David Maness.
A memorial service to celebrate his life was
held Tuesday, April 7, 2009, at Akin-Davis Funer-
al Home in LaBelle where Rev. Frank Deerey Jr.
officiated.
The family would like to thank Frank's many
friends especially his neighbors, Patty Johnson
and her brother, Tom Sagamang for being more
than true neighbors and friends, but also for do-
ing any and everything for Frank without ex-
pecting anything more than his friendship in
return.
We would like to also thank the O'Ferrell fami-
lies for their friendship and his many neighbors
for their kindness and for keeping an eye on his
residence in Frank's absence. We would like
also to thank the doctors, nurses and staffs for
treating and comforting Frank and his family
during his long illnesses.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you
make a donation to The American Cancer So
ciety, the American Heart Association or The
American Lung Association in Frank's name.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home,
LaBelle.


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ERTAGE) BSLaBelle, FL
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Denise Walker, Beverly Curtis, Wayne Simmons

MANUFACTURED HOMES COMMERCIALINDUSTRIAL
3BR2BA home on 5 ac. W/ Developmnt potential 8.2
24x40 workkshop in Muse +/- ac high density future
$355,000. land use. $975,000.
3BR/2BA w/den on 10 acs, 1.15 +/- acs commercial
workshop, pond, additional property w/Cowboy Way
homesite $249,900. frontage. $575,000.
2004 Fleetwood m/h on 4.61 +/- ac oned -2.
2.82 acs $145,000. $550,000.
Furnished 3BR/2BA on 5 Location with a Future! .90
acs. Features include large acre in the city limits offer-
front porch, wrap around ing 200' on SR 80 with B-2
deck, galume roof. zoning. $289,000.
$169,000. Newer laundry mat
Newer 4 BD/2 BA home on sparkling clean in a location
one fenced acre on a paved with promising growth.
road The layout perfect $330,000.
for your large family to Business office and addi-
enjoy $159,900. tional site, located one
4br/2baM/H on fenced .50 block off SR 80 $290,000.
ac. Convenient to town. 1,907 sq. ft showroom &
$112,000. offices, 1,216 sq. ft. ware-
3BR/2BA doublewide M/H house & office SR 80
on 2.5 +/- ac in Pioneer frontage. $272,900.
$99,950. One block north of HWY80
3BR/2BA on 2.5 acs in w/-1 zoning, this well
Pioneer $75,000 maintained home offers
2006 3BD/2BA on 1.49 endless possibilities
acres on Case Rd. Adjoining $165,000.
parcel available $75,000. .82 acre industrial parcel on
3BD/2BA doublewide on S Industrial Loop.
326 on Case Rd. Needs TLC $150,000."
- Adjoining parcel avail- RENTALS
able. $65,000. 3/1 on3 ac:t 650/mo









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3o2 CUSTOMI HOElmst New rnmmick sudivion, an arn of
REDUCED $48,900. PENDING o aui l oes $269,000
3B1 2BA MANUFACTURED MULD FAMILY ZONED PROPER.
HOUM in to $69,900 TY wAemnlded 2/2 "cker-Sae"
iRR/2A HOME ON OVERSIZED House on 6+/ acre $289,000
J lare family room and tilte 3BR2BA WATERFRONT HOME.
lrs $96,000 GOulf Aess. A Acre last of
FORECLOSURE 3ir/2Ba CS llerie oslat $4,900
hime 1,70 0 k s 0q ft lisn area HOMES ON, CREAGE
$96,91100 1 BA MOBIILE n 25 ar,
20 +ACRES IN HEhinA ,00n $143,900.
Hwi 29 F sible c erBal, lo I. 42BA MOBILE HOMEI 5+,
$175,000 i, a /fene d oo
HOMES $179,000.
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$71,000, HOME frnting, o HFT 78t I
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ribut tonwards Buvers Closilg, Y 720 3jr/,lB CIBS HIme
Cos l $135,00 $490,000.
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Lisa Andrews
Sandra Alexander
Roxie Cisneros


S$60,000. Relax the rural wa Situated on 1.25 acs in
SCorporate owned' 4/2 in LaBelle citylimits growing Montura, beautiful new 2006 3/2
on 45+/ acre, with over 1,970 sq. ft. ofliving manufactured home. SEIIER FINANCING
area, a little TLC this could be a beauty! AVAILABLE $129,900
$59,900. Want country living without the long drive
Corporate owned! 4/2 2005 CBS home to the city? Get the best of both worlds with
w/wood oo, granite countertops & 2 car this 3BR/2BA home on 2.29+/- acres on Case
* Corporate owned! 4/3, caged pool, steal garage. $57,900 Road $124,900.
building andhuggazeboall on 3 acres right Corporateowsg t caed in Sun-N- Le's make a deal3/2 home featuresbuilt
outsideofLaBelle. $129,600 Lakes Subd pNi' ale Placid. in cabinets, large master bath, spacious
$55,500. kitchen, and plenty of elbow room. Outside
HOMES Corporate owne 3/1 in Lehigh Acres. you will find fencedyardandstorageshed.
SBeautiful custom built home on river 1,144 sq. ft of living area with 1 car garage. $110,000
w/high ceilings, split floor plan, stainless $55,000. 'wo for the price of one on ac. 3/2 well
steel appliances, caged pool and large patio Corporate owned! Investor, a little TLC maintained manufactured home + a 2/2
area $420,000 and this duplex will be worth your invest manufactured home. $100,000
*Horse loverswelcome! 4/2.5 on 24+/-in ment. 2006 CBS 3/2 duplex. $54,900. Needing Privacy? Beautiful 4.58 a/c +/-
Pon LaBelle Ranchettes. 2,500 sq. ft of living 2/2 on corn%Cl tile, 1 car with older mobile home. (potential rental
area, 2 car garage, wrap around porch and garage, screened p' o $49,900. income) outside city limits Priced to sell'
more $335,000. Corporate own0 l ol4 late 3/2 CBS $93,000
* Corporate owned! 4/3, caged pool, steal home in Lehiglm i0lotBirrn 25 acre. Affordable starter 3/1.5 on corner lot in
building, and huge gazebo allon 3 acres eight $46,900. Moore Haven $50,000.
outside of LaBelle $129,600 Corporate owned! 3/2 2007 CBS home Corporate owned! 3/2 south of LaBelle.
3/2 onoversized corner lot in Port LaBelle near owninLehi00l0o garage and Needsalittle TC. $43,000
$99,900. 1,486 sq. ft. of living area $5~900. Call about our vacant land!
* Cozy 2/1 in Port LaBelle. Completely Corporate owned' 2/1 CBS home centrally LOTS
redone form top to bottom Have to see! located in Lehigh Acres. $39,000. .29 +/ acre in Belmont S/D Priced to sell
$90,000. Great investment potential! 1BR/1B home at only $42,000. Possible seller financ-
* Corporate owned! 3/2 2006 CBS home on a corner lot. Homes needs some work.. ing.
w/den located close to SR 82 on .4+/- of an but is prced to sell $25,000 Corporate owned! Duplex lot located in
acre $84,900. MOBILE HOMES Lehigh Acres. $4,000.
* Nice 3/1 CBS in Port aBelle. Seller says Need more "living" room? 2,152 sq ft of Call about our Port LaBelle lots!
make offer! $80,000. luurious living This 4BR/2B home on 10+/- COMMERCIAL
* Corporate owned in Lehigh! 3/2 CBS acs has it all, spacious family room, master REDUCED! Great investment property'
home with a den Ceramic tile, solid surface suite w/ office, covered porch, and fencing Located just feet from SR80 in LaBelle The
counter, great floor plan. $79,900. for horses. This one is a steal @ only building has over 1800 square feet f offce
* 3/ CBS home w/2 car garage, 1,900 sq. ft $250,000 space and plenty of parking The floorplan
of living area on oversized corner lot in Size wll surprise you! 2BR/2B home on has the advantage of being able to be split
Lehigh Acres. $74,900. 10+/ acres is very well kept Features a into 2 separate rental ofces. $369,900
* Corporate o nt fb home w/2 car warm comfortable living room w/gas fire- Prime 20+/- ac potential commercial par
garage, large J tij rsized den place, spacious kitchen, front & real covered cel located near West Glades Elem in Muse
Needs some R $0,9. porches. $250,000 and just minutes away from LaBelle $3.50
* Bank approved Short Sale' Nice 2006 3/2 Immaculate4/2 on9.54 acres. Spacious liv- per sq ft.
with vaulted ceilings, spacious rooms, plenty ing room, familroom w/fireplace, large mas- Invest now build later Corner lot outside
of kitchen cabinets! Near schools and outside ter suite,lots, lot of more $249,900. city limits near town $155,000.
city limits. $73,500 Plenty of room for gardening on these
* Duplex 31 f jith single car 2.29+/-acres with a 3/2 manufactured home.
garage. Needs 'TiM priced to sell Motivated seller $150,000.


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* MIAsI ENJOYING IHE COILNTRY 1IE, in quiet
Ft Denaud Acres! This 3 bedroom, 2 bath HANK
OWNED home is situated on 2.41 +/- fenced
acres! $112,000







MOTIVATED SELLER SAYS BRING( OFFERS !
Country living at it's best in this spacious,
immaculate, triplewide house on 2.23+/- com-
pletely fenced acres ready for your horses!


SVery nice, well maintained 4 bedroom home,
with fenced backyard, detached workshop &
garage, screened lanai, central water & sewer,
well with irrigation system a new metal roofand
more. $185,000
HOMESHOMES HOMES: yard, outbuildings,
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under the oaks and on 64+/ acre $325,000
Deans Creek with THIS BEAUTIFUL, SPA-
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River access! $243,500 located in laBelle's
SLUXURIOUS 3/2 P00L rivrfront community If
HOME is nestled on an Old For Denaud The
oak filled acre This neighborhood has a
sanctuaryis locatedona community boat dock
private dead end drive and ramp and is only a
zoned w/ acre lots. short drive from Fort
Neighborhood is close Mye. $389,900
to middle school and THIS PROPERTY is sim
convenient to town but ply beautiful! Easily
is very peaceful and accessible, this 411 +/-
secluded $275,000 acre property is fenced,
* A TRUIY UNIQUE & cross fenced, with
HOME, with s much to magnificent old oaks,
offer! Located in the pod, small creek, trails
heart of HLaelle with and much more.
many old oaks, spacious $495,000

CRLL 863-675-4500
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April 9, 2009


Plan now for


Summer Camp

The Hendry-LaBelle Recreation Board
and the LaBelle Kiwanis Club are teaming
up again this year to host the summer camp
program. Changes you will see this year are
location, shade, playground equipment,
games and movies. This year the camp
will be held at the Upthegrove Elementary
School. Lunch and snacks are provided
through the Hendry County Schools Food
Service Program.
Camp will begin June 15 and run until
July 24 (closed July 4). Camp will be for
children ages 5 through 12 and will be $45 a
week. We are still looking for group leaders.
We know the economy is bad and times are
hard and we have many families who need
assistance and if any business or individual
would like to sponsor a child, please call the
office.
Registration for campers will be Monday
and Wednesday, April 13 and 15, at 4 p.m.
through 6 p.m. at the Recreation Board Of
fice, 310 Cowboy Way, LaBelle. For further
information, call the Recreation Office at
863-675-5347


Conference on


Autism coming

By Kelly Powell
Autism Speaks
A conference on autism, "Promising Path-
ways: The Road to Best Practice in Autism,"
will be presented for physicians, parents and
educators on Saturday, April 25, 8 a.m. to 4
p.m., in the Student Union Ballroom at Flor-
ida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Florida.
National experts in the research and study of
autism and autism spectrum disorders will
address a variety of topics such as diagnosis
and treatment, current research, commu-
nication alternatives, parents of individuals
with autism and the community system,
addressing behavioral concerns, and more.
This is the second annual "Promising Path-
ways" Conference.
Sponsored by Florida Gulf Coast Univer-
sity, College of Education and College of Arts
and Sciences, The Road to Best Practice in
Autism conference is free and open to the
public. Reservations are required by regis-
tering at www.fgcu.edu/events/promising-
pathways by April 17, 2009, or by calling
239-992-4680. Information about the event's
speakers and topics is also available on the
web site.
Autism is a complex, lifelong develop
mental disability that is sometimes referred
to as an "equal opportunity disorder" as it
strikes families of all races, education levels
and family incomes. It affects a child's social
growth and behavior, sensory, communica-
tion and learning. At this time, autism is not
curable but it is treatable. 1 in 150 children
in the United States is affected by autism
(Source: Centers for Disease Control).


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Kiwanis preparing

to reopen
Kiwanis is planning on opening its
doors, Tuesday, April 14, at 9 a.m. They
are only able to open portions of the
store at this time, but are planning on a
full recovery within a few months. Ki-
wanis is eager to open the doors and
welcome back all its loyal customers.
Thank you so much for supporting our
sidewalk sales and with your continu-
ing donations.


$395,000 3/2 Riverfront pool home $599,000 3/2 home w/screened $295,000 4/2.5 pool home in quiet
LA B ELLE near park, boat ramp and town. pool on 1.5+ ac. Covered dock & neighborhood. Country living
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SPRING FLING A HIT!
LaBelle Elementary School students enjoyed carnival activities Tuesday,
March 24, as a reward for doing their best on FCAT and to encourage stu-
dents to perform well on SAT 10 testing. Teachers prepared various games
including limbo, pillowcase races, a cup cake walk, obstacle course, bingo,
water balloon toss, singing, and dancing. However, the students' surveyed
said their favorite activity was one prepared by the principal: The Sponge
Throw. Students lined up to throw wet sponges at the principal and his assis-
tant. Everyone had a wonderful time! Once again the community members
helped us out with donations. A big thank you to the following for their help:
Winn Dixie, U-Save, Mr. Pat Langford and Auto Zone.


Births


Mason Blake

McCranie
Jeff and Jessica Mc-
Cranie are proud to an-
nounce the birth of their
son, Mason Blake Mc-
Cranie, on Feb. 23, 2009.
The young man weighed
8 Ibs., 5 oz., and 20 inches
long.
His grandparents are
Jerry Skinner the late Mitzy Skinner; and
Sharon and Donald Barrineau of Okeecho-
bee, Florida.

Aldrich Aalijah

Meyer
PaPito Meyer and Me-
gan Marroquin of LaBelle,
are proud to announce the
birth of their son Aldrich
Aalijah Meyer. He was born
on March 31, 2009, at 7:37
a.m. in Ft. Myers, Florida.
Aldrich weighed 8 pounds
2.4 ounces and was 21
inches long at birth.


Maternal grandparents are Raymond
Marroquin Sr. and Teri Marroquin of LaBelle,
Florida. Paternal grandparents are Aldrich
and Carlin Meyer of LaBelle, Florida.
Maternal great-grandparents are Dale and
Jeannette Small and Antonio Marroquin Sr.
Paternal great-grandmother is Marie Meyer.


Alyssa Grace

White
Karl Zachary White Jr.
would like to announce
the birth of his new baby
sister, Alyssa Grace White.
Alyssa was born on March
18, 2009, at Gulf Coast Hos-
pital weighing 7 lbs., 9 oz.,
and was 21 inches long.
Her proud parents are Karl
and Tiffany White of LaBelle.
Maternal grandparents are Billy and Grace
Ryals of LaBelle and paternal grandparents
are Pauline McGugin and the late Joel White
of Georgia.
Karl Jr. and Alyssa would also like to in-
troduce their newest cousin Makayla Brooke
Bex also born on March 18 (6 hours and 5
minutes later). Makayla weighed 61bs 12oz
and was 191/2 inches long and was wel
comed home by her big brother Colton Lu-
ther Bex.


April 9, 2009


School Briefs


ABWA Scholarships
The ABWA scholarship applications are
now available and can be picked up at Bab-
cock Furniture Store on Main Street.

Register for kindergarten at
West Glades
Registration for 2009-2010 Kindergarten
students will begin at West Glades School
on Monday, April 13 and run through Friday,
May 8. Registration packets can be picked up
during office hours from 8 a.m.-4 p.m, Mon-
day-Friday. Further orientation and school
tours will be scheduled at a later date.

UES needs digital cameras
If you have a digital camera that no lon-
ger use, please consider donating it to the
K-5 students at UES. Mrs. Mehaffey, the
school's Technology Specialist, needs 15-
25 digital cameras for student use. Student
photographers of all ages will learn to use
the cameras, and will use their photos in lan-
guage arts, science and social studies proj
ects. You can drop off your donated camera
at the school's office at 280 N. Main Street
any school day, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Please call the school at 612-0750 if you have
any questions. All donations are tax deduct-
ible.

Advisory meeting at UES
Upthegrove Elementary School will have
its School Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, April 16, at 5:30 p.m. in the Me-
dia Center. All parents/guardians are invited
as well as anyone from the community. At
the conclusion of the meeting there will be a
PTO meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Me-
dia Center. All parents/guardians are invited.
Call 612-0750 with questions.

Donate exercise equipment to
UES
Time for spring cleaning! Upthegrove El
ementary school would love to reuse your
exercise equipment in our after-hours fac-
ulty and staff fitness center! Exercise bikes,
treadmills, stair-steppers, weight systems,
etc. are needed.
Donations will be accepted at the school
between 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on school days.

HAPPY HOUR
Mon.-Fri. 3pm.-7pm
2 for 1 cocktails
$1.50 Draft Beer
$2.75 House Wine
DAILY LUNCH
AND
DINNER SPECIALS
Steaks- Seafood-
Piza Salads



870 W Hikp 7ee Av #800
Laelle, FL
863-675-7006


Please call the office (612-0750) the day be
fore you'd like to drop off your equipment
and we'll give you directions to our storage
facility.
By getting in shape themselves, the adults
at UES hope to set an example of lifelong
physical fitness for our students. Healthy
bodies mean healthy minds!

Attention Parents:
Registration Night for Voluntary Pre-K
summer program at Country Oaks Elemen-
tary School. Thursday, April 16, 5:30-6:30
p.m. The pre-k program begins on 6-8-09
and ends 7-30-09. This program, taught by
certified teachers, is a wonderful way to get
your child ready for kindergarten. Parents
must provide transportation, the program is
free and breakfast and lunch are provided. If
your child is the required age for kindergar
ten next fall they are eligible. Please bring a
birth certificate and proof of residency when
you come to register. Call Beth Lutkenhaus
at COES if you have questions, 674-4140.

Mastriculacion para VPK
Matriculacion para VPK el 16 de abril de
5:30 p.m. al 6:30 p.m. en la escuela Coun-
try Oaks Elementary. Si su nino/nina tiene 5
anos antes de 1 de Septiembre es elegible
para participar. Almuerzo y lonche gratis.
Por favor traiga la acta de nacimiento y prue-
ba de residencia. No hay transportacion.
Preparelos para el Kinder.


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?TIENE la DIABETES?

!Consiga un examen del ojo!!

Family Eye Care 863-675-0761




Caloosa Belle


Submitted photo

LMS student

gets a ticket to

see President

Obama
Waiting in line overnight in hopes
of getting a prized ticket to get to
see president Barack Obama paid
off big time for eighth grader Brian
DiBernardino. Brian and his com-
panions, Nancy and Brian DiBer-
nardino, and Maureen McCormick
waited for approximately 12 hours
at the Harborside Event Center for
this opportunity. Not only did they
get the tickets to hear the President
speak later that day; Brian had the
unique chance to shake the Presi-
dent's hand! Brian's reaction to this
is bit of history: "I could not believe
it! I shook hands with the President
of the United States, the most pow-
erful man in the country. It was may-
be my once in a lifetime chance to
see the President and all I have to
say is that it was all worth it."


Sport Shorts

Guided Nature Walk
planned April 22
On Wednesday, April 22, from, 2 to 4 p.m,
join park staff on a stroll through native habi
tat this earth day. See first hand the plants
and animals that make southwest Florida so
unique. Participants should be able to walk
approximately one and a half miles. Please
dress appropriately and bring a water bottle.
We will meet at the main entrance of the
park at 18500 North River Rd. There is no
cost to participate in this program and regis-
tration is not required. Limit 25 participants.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Save 50-75% on
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For more information please call Kelly at
239-693-2690.

Football and cheer
coaches wanted
Always wanted to be a part of a great
youth organization? Now's your chance!
The LaBelle Longhorn Pop Warner football
and cheer program is now accepting appli
cations for football and cheer coaches for
the 2009 season. Please call Jason at: 239-
229-2179 or Lori at 863-673-4811 for appli-
cations and further information. No experi-
ence necessary, training provided.


Darryl E. Damon DMD
Graduate of University of Florida
Advanced General Dentistry
Shands Hospital, Gainsville, FL


Witches Brew

By Pudge Lehman
I usually realize the milk is nearly sour and
the jug is almost
half full. I can't
seem to use it fast
enough. Now, I
pour it into an ice
cube tray before it
reaches that state.
Freeze, and pop
out, and put into a
new, brown paper
lunch bag. Fold
over and pop back into the freezer. Especial-
ly good in the blender to make smoothies.
My neighbor Vivian Martin gave me a
good hint. She saves her cereal bags and as
soon as she opens a pound of bacon she
slides it in the bag and slides the whole thing
upright along the side wall of the fridge. As
soon as you open a package of bacon from
then on the package is greasy. Problem
solved. If you use coupons use the enve-
lopes that junk mail comes in to carry them
to the store and write your grocery list on
the back.
Rinse and dry your empty bleach bottles
and cut a hole in one side. Stuff your plastic
shopping bags in, one at a time. Take them
out the same way.
These jewels from Joe Thomas on grow
ing older: Cremation: Think out side the
box. Make all the noise you want...
The neighbors are deaf too. & There
are three signs of old age. The first is loss of
memory I can't remember the last two.



O Nationwide"
On Your Side-

Marcum & Associates

Has Relocated To:
43 N. Bridge St.
(North Side of Olde Cypress Bank)

674-0010
Nickey Yeomans, Office Manager

Auto Home Business


COMPLETE GENERAL
DENTAL CARE
Including:
Implants, Dentures, Root
Canals, And All Phases of
Reconstructive Dentistry

Most Insurance Accepted
FinancingAvailable

863-675-0019
55 Belmont St, LaBelle
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Fantastic tennis!
The first LHS Tennis Tourney was a complete success thanks to the more
than 30 participants and some very generous sponsors. There was some
wonderful tennis played at the four little courts just south of the Extension
Office. The final championship for mixed doubles did not end until 10:30 p.m.
The individuals winning their division was:
Beginner boys Steven Smith, LaBelle
Intermediate girls Sarah Espinoza, Clewiston,
Intermediate boys Bo Meador, LaBelle
Advanced girls Annisa Leyda, Clewiston
Advanced boys Darrell Cash, LaBelle
Mixed Doubles Rachael Boy and Cory Mundy, both LaBelle
A special thank you to the Recreation Department for having the facility in
such great shape. The Tennis teams would like to extend our deepest ap-
preciate to the following sponsors: Tris Chapman, Ray Pittman Pittman Air-
conditioning, Lion's Den Gaming Rooms, Lyons' Printing and Mike and Lori
Cox MCVentures, and the Chamber of Commerce.


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BLACK COCKER Spaniel -
Free to good home. Black
male cocker spaniel. 2 1/2
years old. He is fixed and
great with kids. Shots good
until May of 2009. He is
full blood cocker spaniel,
name is Toby. We are in
LaBelle. (239)410-6778
FREE 6 yr old, F Black
Lab, 1 yr old F mix breed
Good w/kids, dogs, house-
broken (863)357-2124
NEED A GOOD HOME
House broke female 2 yr
old Red bone mix. needs
room to run (863)605-3597
When you want some-
thing sold, advertise in
the classifieds.
PUPPIES (3) to good
home only. (239)324-3313


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FAMILY SALE
601 E. Seminole
Fri & Sat, April 10 & 11
8 am to ??
lots of clothes and more
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hang your hat? Look
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ASSOCIATE
Creative self-motivated
retail oriented individu-
al to service and culti-
vate new customer
relationships at our full
service Wal-Mart
Branch open Mon.-Sat.
Banking experience not
required. Training,
competitive salary, in-
centive program and
full benefits.
Apply in person at
205 W.C. Owen
Ave., Clewiston,
or send or fax
resume to:
Sheila, P.O. Box
1779, Clewiston,
FL 33440. Fax
(863)983-7155
EOE

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another man's treas-
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UNITED STATES

SUGAR
CORPORATION

JOURNEYMAN WELDER
SEASONAL-APRIL TO OCTOBER

*Weld on agricultural and industrial equipment
3uch as loading elevators, ramps, harvesters,
and other related farming equipment.

*Use cutting equipment such as plasma
:utter, air arc, and oxygen-acetylene torch.

*Using and reading tape measures and other
/arious measuring instruments

*Work with overhead crane and other various
ifting devices including proper rigging

*Must successfully complete a 6G
welding test.

Jnited States Sugar Corporation is one ol
4merica's largest diversified, privately held ag
ibusiness firms. The Company is headquar.
:ered in Clewiston on the southern shore ol
-lorida's Lake Okeechobee between Fori
Myers and West Palm.

:mail: Jdooley@ussugar.com
-ax : 863-902-2886
,pply on www.ussugarcom

JS Sugar is an Equal Opportunity Employei
:ommitted to a diverse workforce. Womer
;nd Minorities are encouraged to apply


MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Must have 1 yr. exp. Bilin-
gual Spanish/English pref.
Competitive salary and exce
lent benefits. Fax resume to
(863)983 9604 or apply at
FCHC, 315 South W.C. Owen
Ave., Clewiston, FL e-mail
hn@fchcnc.og. EOE/DFWP

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in today's competi-
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Oakbrook of LaBelle
Now accepting applications
for CERTIFIED NURSING
ASSISTANTS. Must have
current CNA license. Excel-
lent benefits. Medical Insu
rance, 401K, Direct Deposit
available. Apply in person:
250 Broward Ave., LaBelle,
FL 33935 or fax resume to
(863)675-1390 EOE DFWP

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your used items by
selling them in the
classifieds.


Summer Camp
Employment
HendryLaBele Reoeaton
Board is accepting
applicabons for
employment for a six week
Summer Youth Program.
Positions available are for
several Group Leaders
Applications must be
submitted by Friday, Apl
24, 209 Applicatons and
requirements are available
at the Recreation Office at
310 West Cowboy Way.
Any questions, call
863-675-5347. Veterans
preference as outlined in
the Florida Statues.
Hendry County is an equal
opportunity employer
Drug Free Workplace.

Temporary
Employment
R & D Maintenance Ser-
vices is accepting re-
sumes for Temporary
Accounting Clerk.
40hr/wk for approx 3
mos. Must be 18 yrs of
age. Valid drivers license
and pass drug screen.
Need to know Word and
Excel. Send resume to
175 Ridgelawn Rd. Cle-
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HELEN'S BARBER SHOP
Now Opened
Monday's!
Mon Fri 9AM 4PM
Saturday n 9AM til Noon
No Appointment Needed
(863)674-1333




Tired of Cleaning
House? Need Help
With Windows!
Call Cheryl's Cleaning
Service & Mowing Service.
Over 10 yrs. exp. & lic
(863)675-0058


Curves

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50% off and
30 Days FREE


863-675-8446
439w. Hwy 80 LaBelle




GONZALEZ
LAWN/LANDSCAPING
Also do handyman jobs
(863)675-1166
(863)673 6388



LABELLE LAWN
LAWN SERVICE
Excellent rates
FREE ESTIMATES
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PACKAGE A/C Unit 3 ton -
Works great, can deliver
and install the unit.
$400/or best offer
(863)675-8937



CHEST FREEZER like new
GE $125. (863)227 2567
DOUBLE STACKED- Wash-
er/Dryer $400 OBO
(863)801-5850
DRYERS (3)- good working
condition, $45-$50 ea.
leave message $130/will
sep. (863)227-0142


REFRIGERATOR Frigi
daire 21 cuft white like
new excellent condition
$300. (863)612-5333
REFRIGERATOR GE 21
cu.ft new excellent condi-
tion w/ ice maker $435.
(863)612-5333
REFRIGERATOR Small
size, 200. Call
863-357-6617
WASH/DRY, FRIDGE,
stove, TV Ent. Center -
Trade for dirtbike or
$1000/neg. (863)228-6983
WASHERS & DRYERS
$125 &Up
STACK UNITS,
REFRIGERATORS &
STOVES
lyr warranty(239)694 0778
WHIRLPOOL washer/dry-
er set white excellent con-
dition $285.
(863)612-5333
WHIRLPOOL GLASS Top
Stove. Works GREAT!
$75/or best offer.
(863)675-1077
WHIRPOOL DISHWASH -
Great Cond! White w/pa
pes, ready to install!
$80/or best offer.
(863)946-1640



COFFEE POT Farberware,
stainless 2-4 cups, like new
$10. (863)467-8681
FAN Neutone-Bathroom
Ventilation ceiling Fan
Good Cond. $10.
(863)467-8681
ROLLING COOLER caddy -
stainless steelrefer
$100/neg. (863634 4056
(863)467-6621
SMOOTHIE Sunbeam, like
new, used 3 times, $20
(863)763-6936



WINDOW'S 6 Florida
room windows. $40 call for
information (863)763 8761



BABY CRIB Wood, in very
good condition $60.
(239)410-6870




April 9, 2009 Caloosa Belle 11


CRIB Labelle. Mattress/ac-
essories included. Light
quality wood on wheels.
$100/neg. (863)673 5704
GRACO BABY Swing Mint
condition. $10.
(863)342-3374


SOFA like new, $300 or
best offer (863)234-1246

WINE RACK 27 bottles -
Okee. 42in.H, 1ft. D, 2ft.
W, tave2768@yahoo.com
$120. (863)447-0689


BOYS CLOTHES Sizeh EZ Go Golf Cart. New brakes
Several shirts, shorts
pants, ec. cond. (Okee) and c er $650.
$30. (8637863-674-0156 LaBelle


COLLECTABLES John
Wayne plates and
figurines. Price per item.
$50. (239)936-0747
DALE EARNHARDT Dale
Earnhardt collectible cars
and lots more $300/will
sep. (239)851-5675
HUGE COLLECTION OF
SPORTS CARDS FOOT
BALL, BASKETBALL, BASE-
BALL, AND MUCH MORE.
AUTOGRAPHS, GAME
USED, ROOKIES, 1/1'S,
LOW #'D, AND A LITTLE
BIT OF EVERYTHING.
PRICE S NEG $2500/neg.
(863)233-9887




BROTHER PRINT-
ER/SCANNER/COPI-
ER/FAX machine Works
great. $50. (863)484-2505



Bunk Beds w/stairs, draw-
ers in bottom and in end.
All wood. 4 mo old $400
obo 863-674-1165 LaBelle
CERAMIC TABLE & 6 white
wooden chairs $250/or
best offer (863)6340907
COUNTER DISHWASHER -
Okee, white 23" w, 21" d,
18" h.
tave2768@yahoo.com
$240. (863)447 0689
DBL BOX SPRING, Mattress,
Rails & Hdbrd. End Tables.
Desk w/fold down top.
$190 all, will sep.
(863)763 6706
GRANDFATHER CLOCK
Cherry wood $100.
(863)227 2567
GREEN leather recliner and
a rattan living room chair
$65 or will separate
(863)357-7936
HEADBOARD/FOOT-
BOARD white oak rails,
email: sismithl@embarq-
mail.om $75/neg.
(863)675-3412
KING SLEEP Number Bed -
Pillow top, like new. Foun
dation included. $1000.
(863)634 2582
LOVESEATS (2) & 1 reclin-
er cream leather love-
seats, brown recliner Good
condition. $200.
(863)467 1727
MICROFIBER BEIGE LIV-
ING ROOM IN NEW CON-
DITION PAID 1600.00
NOW $500.
(239)410-6870
QUEEN SLEEPER Couch 1
yn old black cloth call be-
fore 9 pm. $400.
(863)763-8562


GUNS Remington 110 12
ga. Remington 870 wing-
master 12 ga. will separate
$750. (863)763-4687
MIL 30 cal. Carbine Mili-
tary semi autoexcellent
condition. Several maga-
zines of various capacities.
Call after 5:00 PM.
$900oo/firm. (863)467-9447

REMINGTON 1911
.45ACP .32 AUTO, Beretta
7.65, trade? or both for
$2500. (239)633 7173

RIFLE MagTech 22LR 18"
bbl, extra 10rd mags $150.
(239)2756942

S & W 38 Chief Special 2"
M36 Sq But Nickel, New
Condition $60/or best of
fen (678)776-5885
S & W BARRELL Mod.686
s/s 357 4.5" New Condi-
tion $750/or best offer.
(863)517-2944
SAVAGE 7mm Rem Ma,
bolt action mod #110
Bushnell High Contrast
Scope $450 (863)697 6095

SAVAGE MODEL 111 7mm
Rem. Mag. w/scope call 4
more info $400.
(863)885-1172

SHOTGUN Rem. Wing-
master 12ga 18"bbl, pistol
grip, folding stock $375.
(239)275-6942

SPANISH SIDE/SIDE dbl
barrel 12 ga. beautifully
engraved, excellent condi-
tion $275 (863)763-5883

WINCHESTER 94 RANGER
-30-30, angle eect, scope,
looks new $295
(863)763-5883




BOWFLEX REVOLUTION -
Email sismithl@embarq-
mail.com for photos.
$2400. (863)675-3412

WEIDER PROCLUB Weight
bench w/3001b weight set -
$300/or best offer.
(863)885-1172




PATIO SWING large, ask-
ing $175 (863)946-2680




POWER CHAIR TOP OF
THE LINE MOD M61, COST
$5600, USED 5 DAYS
$3000/neg. (863)763-4681

WHEELCHAIR transport,
good condition $50/or best
offer (863)634-4722


CLEAN AIR Machines 2 -
Like new, black tower model.
9175. (863) 7633932
DOUBLE ELECTRIC
BREAST PUMPS (2)
LANSINOH & FIRST
YEARS. USED FOR 1
WEEK. PD $250 FOR
BOTH. 100O/will sep.
(863)763-0380

EXHAUST FAN large in-
dustrial (863)467-9800

JACUZZIE/HOTTUB
please donate portable ja-
cuzzie to 89 y.o. w/ arthrit
ic daughter $1.
(931)337-1053

KING QUAD 4 wheeler
2006 transferable warran-
ty 589 tires on ITP rims
170 hrs.lack fuel inected
great condition best offer
or trade $4700/or best of-
fer (561)262-2032

LAWN EQUIPMENT
$35/neg. (863)467-6475
(863)261 1723
METRO PCS VE240
w/bluetooth & both chag
ers. MP3 player w/1GB
card. $75. (863)484-2505
TRALOR HITCH nice hitch
for car or truck 65.
(863)610-0521
TRUCK RIMS 11x15 Good
cond. Aluminum, More info
call & leave msg. $130/or
best offer (863)227-0142
WATER SYSTEM Com-
plete, 1.5hp pump, water
softener, Pressure tank. New
$1250. Asking $650.
(86)7632-3932




Gretsch electric guitar w/
hardshell case. Electromat-
ic w/ bigsoy tailbar Dual
pick ups
$500 239-503-0339




TYPEWRITER IBM Electc
WHEELWRITER 3. Includes
stand. $50/f rm.
(863)634-4722



CAT Playful adult male.
Neutered & declawed.
Good w/ non-agressive
dogs, but not cats. $0.
(239)209-6153

JACK RUSSEL/CHIHUA-
HUA MIX PUPPIES very
cute & adorable, $100
each. (863)673-0751
KITTENS 9 WKS, TO
GOOD HOMES, PRET
TY/PLAYFUL, KID/DOG
FRIENDLY $0.
(863)261-5920

KITTENS!!!! Black/White
Female & Black Male Lov
ing/Adorable! Okeechobee
$0. (863)634 0567

KITTENS Kittens, Free to
good home. Ready April
5th. 12 to choose from.
L/M $0. (863)357-1365

PUPPIES, RABBITS &
CHICKENS Lab mix pups,
$25, Rabbits, $10, Rooster
$5 (863)675-0273

TOY FOX terriers, male &
female 863 675-1571


HOT TUB Leisure Bay 4-5
Person, 120 Volt. $1200.
(863)612 0200
HOT TUB Spa InABBox!
120 Volt Plug in. $400.
(863)612 0200
SWIMMING POOL Filter
and Cartridges-Haywood
$55. (863)674-0281



SEWING MACHINE Ric-
car Model 5900 plus 2
drawer open leaf sewing
table $350. (239)9360747



BOAT SEAT nice boat seat
$15. (863)610-0521
BOWFLEX POWERPRO
NEW Never been used. Leg
attachments included.
$550. (863)763-7750
Golf Clubs 300 misc clubs,
including sets, drivers, put-
ters & F.W. woods, $1700
will separate
(863)946 3123



US-AMPS 2 Channel System
w/12" Speakers in Box -
Competition Style Good
Condo. Sounds Great. $250.
(863)381-6488



Color TV Hitachi and JVC,
both 36" $500 for both- will
separate 863-674-0156 La-
Belle

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the perfect gift. Look
for it in the classifieds.
DIRECT TV DISH w/2 re-
ceivers, & remotes, still in
box. $100 (863)763-9410
DIRECT TV RECEIVERS (4)-
with remotes and dual L &
B Dish for all. $100
(863)763-2772
MAGNAVOX COLOR Televi-
sion 32", smart sound.
Exc. condition. $100/or
best ofer. (239)410 6403
ROUND TV Antenna Am-
plified with mast, wiring &
controls $50.
(517)648-1971



BALDOR GENERATOR
6000 watt $995 & GENER-
AL Generator 7550 watt
$495, used few times
(863)467-9800

PALLET JACK 2500kg,
works well. $175
(863)697-9704
PRESSURE WASHER -
Devil Biss, 2000 PSI, 5HP
Briggs & Stratton, Runs
Great. $75. (561)573 3499
TOOLBOX DIAMOND
PLATE UWS BRAND SIDE-
MNT, LOCKS W/ KEY
GREAT COND. $300.
(863)381-6488



HUGE STUFFED animals -
30" Elmo and 28" Bear
Like New (Okee area)
$10/will sep.
(863)763-6131


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U- PICK COMING SOON
Black eyed peas and Okra.
For more info call
863 673 2564 or
239-633-3649 doublet-
quailbreeders@yahoo.com



CHAIN SAW Echo CS
5000, will trade for gun.
$200. (863)234-1230
(239)357-5111
CHAIN SAW Red Max
G3800 or will trade for
gun. $150. (239)357-0926
CUB CADET commercial
lawn mower 62 inch cut
Kohler engine 140 hrs
$2900. (863)697 1493
RIDING MOWER -Honda
HT 3813, 38" cut, 13 hp
water cooled engine, new
blades. $700
(863)697-9704
RIDING MOWER Sim-
plicity, 42" cut. Manual in-
cluded. $425
(863)675 7080
ROTARY SPREADER
Scotts, like new, with new
post hole digger, $30.
(863)763 0625






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LABELLE 2BR, 28A Du-
plex, nice neighborhood,
Call (863)675-4485 for de-
tails.




TURN KEY, awesome studio
for beauty salon/ barber
shop/massage. Downtown
LaBelle. Reasonable
863-675-4443




FURNISHED CONDO -
2BR, 2BA. $850 mo. + util.
& sec. Ref's. req'd. Willard
Realty. (863)675-8180



4003 E Palomar Circle 3 br-2
bath. All tile, 2 car garage.
Very clean, fenced back
yard, on greenbelt $850


"Cracker House"
Downtown LaBelle
2 bedrooms 1 bath
Decking& extra large yard
Reduced to only $695 a mo
1st, last& 1 mo se. req'd
Call Broker/Owner
(800)638-6946 or
(863)675-3433


COUNTRY VILLAGE- br,
Iba, must have good ref's
& sec. Non smoking envi-
ronment. No pets,
$550/mo (863)675-596
Margaret Barber Real Es-
tate

LaBelle 3 BR on 2Vh
Acres, 50 Ft. Covered Porch,
Large Liv., Kitch, Din. & Den.
$800 mo. (863)675-0104

LABELLE 3BR, 2BA, Ig
rooms, screened porch, com-
munity pool. $750/mo. Call
863-675-0104

LABELLE 2br/2ba dblwide,
pond front. 1295 sq ft. Nice
setting. $695 mo + dep.
239 247 1053/239 997 1069

Large 4 bed/2 bath, well
kept home in town for rent.
$1,200/mo. Available for
March. first mo. + security.
Call: 863-673-0066




LABELLE 5 Acres, corner
lot, Crescent Ave SW & Fay
St. (305)812-2008






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Doublewide 4bed/2ba
very easy financing
available, only $53,900 in-
cluding setup and a/c. Call
863-675-8888

Foreclosures, Dealer
Repo's, & Short Sales
Singles, Doubles, Modulars
LOW Interest Rates

Lowest prices on any dou
blewide or singlewide mo-
bile home guaranteed. Call
863 675-8888

New 200 3 bed/2bath dou-
blewide only $39,900 deliv-
ered and setup. Financing
avai able call 863 675 8888

PARK MODEL 55+ older
Snowbird Retirement Park
located on the Caloosa-
hachee River 8 miles out-
side of LaBelle. Great
fishing w/docks. Monthly
site rent $230. $8500
(863)675-2243






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CAROLINA SKIFF 2001 -
Call for more info!
$2000/or best ofter
(904)449-0952


CONDO/VILLAS for Sale JONBOAT V-BOTTOM Se-
, 2 & 3R Units available le 14ft no leaks, no calls
@ $144K-$189K Willard before 5pm $200/or best
Realty. (863)675 8180 offer (863)634-3978


New Home Buyers
Finish off that purchase
right! Visit White's
Furniture & Appliances
1060 Highway 29
South LaBelle
(863)675-0717.



5 Acres- 5 minutes north of
town off 441, cleared
$79,900.00 (561)801-3002






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LABELLE 2br, iba, dbl
wide, quiet, Ig deck, AC,
$150/wk, $350 to move in.
863 673 5704

MOBILE HOMES FOR
RENT
2BR. Good condition. A/C.
$500-$600. mo.
(863)675-2474 after 4pm



BANK REPOS
MOVE TO YOUR LAND
Mobile Home Angels
561-721-2230


COACHMAN 1985 28 Ft.
Pull Behind. $1800 Firm
(863)675 7105

GULFSTREAM 31 FT 2005
good condition, central air
and heat + more. $4900.
(863)414-5575

GULFSTREAM ULTRA 1996
- Motor Home: Labelle. 24'
Gulfstream Ultra, V8 Chevy
gas engine. Sleeps 5. 13.5k
a/c, 100k miles. $4999/or
best offer (863)673-5704

Hornet Travel trailer 33 ft,
2 fold out, good sha e.
$2000 or best offer
(863)467 4890

PARK MODEL TRLR 35,
Must sell, going North l!
full length F. room, Call for
details (304)690-6112

SHADOW CRUISER
M-800K 2000 Tele-
scopic cab-over truck
camper w/side dinette,
a/c, furnace, 3-way re-
fer, 4 mechanical jacks,
20 g. fresh water, por-
ta-ptty, EXCELLENT
Condition $3500.
(863)610-1674
SIERRA FIFTH WHEEL
1999 central a/c, heat
30ft with elec slide out.
Sleeps six, very clean,
ask for Scott $5000/or
best offer.
(863)634-7032
SUPERRIOR MOTOR
COACH 1975, Rebuilt mo-
tor, new tires & exhaust.
Plus more. $3000 Neg
(863)430 6987


CARRIAGE 1992 40 foot
eve hin works slide out
goo s ape $4999.
(863)697-1493



YAMAHA VX1100B-F 2007
- ood condition 3 seater
110 horsepower $5000/or
best offer (713)253-7326
(832)878 4268




BOAT PROPS(2) (1)
Stainless Steel, (1) Alumi
num, Call After 5pm
$175. (863)634-3978
CAPTIANS chair with arms
& pedestal. Also a boat an-
chor $145 or will separate
(863)357 7936
Yamaha Outboard, 2 cy-
cle, 30hp, long shaft 1998,
low h Enduro $1000 or
best offer LaBelle
508 524 4372



Honda Shadow 2007,
750cc. Excellent condition
$5,000 OBO 239 839-4883
LaBelle
HONDA SHADOW 750 -
Vety Low miles, Great con
dition $4000
(863)634 4765
KAWSAKI VULCAN LTD
2002 STREET-RUNS
GREAT! 80mpg NICE RIDE
$1700. (864)357-1739




CARTER 6 1/2HP 2005 -
Go- Kat. Call for info. In
Okeechobee $450/or best
ofter (954)242 2180
HONDA 3 Wheeler, 1983
in excellent cond. Shaft
drive, hi/low range reverse
$1300 obo (863697-9616

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HONDA RANCHER 2006 -
Honda Rancher 4X4 4
wheeler in EXC. cond. LOW
hrs! $3500.
(904)449-0952
SUPERMACH KCG-110
2008 110CC/WITH RE-
VERSE, $800/firm.
(863)763 4681
THOR Select 2 atv hel-
mets size 34 mens motor
cycle pants $100/will sep.
(239)851-5675






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BUICK PARK AVENUE
1998 One owner,
28000 miles, excellent
condition, $8200/neg.
(863)763-8132
BUICK RIVIERA 1985 -
19,000 miles, great condi-
tion, loaded, 1 owner
$5000. (863)357 2239




12 Caloosa Belle April 9, 2009


CADILLAC DEVILLE '98
new air, 101K, like new,
$4800 (863)946-2680

CADILLAC SEDAN SE-
VILLE 1991 Mint Condi
tionWill trade for
something smaller.
$2000/neg. (863)342-3374

CADILLAC SEVILLE 1984
- VERY CLEAN, RUNS
GREAT $850.
(863)634-4780
CHEVY LUMINA 1997,
LOADED, NEW TIRES,
135K MILES $1600
(863)801-5678

DODGE 1985 looking to
buy-we need a motor
dodge 360 1985-1992 out
of a van or pick-up $500.
(863)983-2809

DODGE CARAVAN 1991 -
New alternator, starter,
tune-up, cold A/C, gd tires.
$1800. (863)357 1365

DODGE DAKOTA 1995 -
BLACK V-6 5-SPEED RUNS
AND DRIVES GREAT!
$1850. (863)634-4780
FORD RANGER 1994, un-
der 100k miles, white,
good rubber, auto over
drive, V6 $2000
(863)763)2526 eve
FORD WINDSTAR 1999,
Needs work, $1200 or best
offer (863)634-3200

GRAND PRIX -1998, fully
loaded, sun oo, leather,
all power, anti lock brakes.
$2800 (863)763 8027

HONDA CIVIC 2 DOOR
1998 Runs Good, needs
little work no air condition
or radio $1000/firm.
(561)261-5766

LINCOLN MARK VII, 1990,
96k miles.l owner, good
cond. $4000 firm. call from
4 8pm (407)436 1266

LINCOLN TOWN CAR 99 -
160000 mi. In good condi
ion. For info. In Okeecho-
bee. $4999.
(954)242-2180

MITSUBISHI LANCER ES
2002 Great Mpg
$4000/or best oren
863 447 6 1 8 5
863)357-6180

OTHER FIAT SPYDER
1977 Runs great lots of
new parts. Will trade for?
$1349/or best offend
(786)709-5900

TOYOTA COROLLA, '92 4
dr, auto, $1250 or best of




CC ENG, RUNS GREAT.
$3700. (863)447-1733




F250 EXT. CAB -1988, 7.3
litre diesel, 1 ton, rear &
ooseneck ball$2200
(863)634-2379

JEEP WRANGLER 1995 -
120k milessoft top, all ter-
rain tires, 4 cyl.5 speed
$4500. (863)6734758

JEEP WRANGLER 1995 -
4x4, auto, only 73K mi, call
Sam $4999.
(239)633-7173

MAZDA 1994 4-wd, auto.
V-6, bucket seats $700/or
best offer (863)697-3666


EZ GO W/4"lift, stereo,
over sized tires, enclosed,
head lights. $1500 or trade
for pontoon trl
(954)707-2274

GOLF CART Club Car,
2000, electric, low hours,
Excellent cond. $1450 or
best offer (863)467-2824

GOLF CART Club Car,
2000, electric, low hours,
Excellent cond. $1450 or
best offer (863)467-2824

Golf Cart 1992 Yamaha
$375. needs batteries. Call
Junie 863-675-0751 LaBelle




CHEVY 350 300hp fresh
rebuild all new internal
arts $2000/or best offer
863)697-0136

DODGE TRUCK
1980 1993 L R Fenders.
Good shape $150
(863)430 6987

ENGINE TECUMSEH,
6.25hp, vertical shaft, can
see it run, $40.
(863)763-0625
MUD TIRES Size 15 inch
LT/235/75R Good condition
1/2 price $160/neg.
(863)675 6314
OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS
Ciera 5 Good running car
for parts. Clean title 295.
(863)697-0996

STEP RAILS for a orrd
F250 Pickup Truck Pol
ished stainless steel; good
condition $150.
(863)634-5759

TIRES (4) Military Style.
395/85/R 20 XML Michelin
X. $300 for all, will sep.
(305)370-5647 Clewiston.
TIRES FOR SALE SR 15
with rim's all 4 for $250
(863)763-5133 or
63 697 2670

TRANSMISSION 2003
K1500 Automatic w/rebuilt
conv. $500/or best offer.
(863)801-5687
TRANSMISSION 2005
Frontwheel Drive GM
4T65E $500/or best offer.
(863)801-5687




CHEVROLET SILVERADO
2002 One owner,
47500 miles, V-8
$ 1500/ ne .
(863)763-8132

CHEVY PICKUP 1500
1989 V8 full sie w/ 8'
bed extra cab runs great
$2500/or best offer.
(863)673-2250
CHEVY DUALLY 1979 -
4x4 Flatbed, No title, Good
for parts, Must go $1000.
(239)462 1564
DODGE DAKOTA 1995 -
GREAT TRUCK $1650.
(863)6344780
FORD 2001- Brand name
Reese 5th wheel hitch fits
Ford. Negotiable $350.
(863)801-9812

FORD 2001 Factory Ford
bumper hitch $150/neg.
(863)801-9812

FORD 350 1985 Dually
goed truck engine.
$1650/or best offer.
(863)697-0996


FORD F-150 1984 Tan,
300 eng, p, 70,340 miles
cold ac. $2400.
(561)261 0682

FORD F-150 1997 3
Door, Very good condition,
Cold AC $5000/or best of-
fer (239)986-0296

FORD F150 1999, Auto,
a/c, long bed, v6, good
cond. $1,950
(812)989-3022

FORD F350 1993 4 Door
Dualy, 7.3 Turbo diesel.
Runs good. Must sell.
$2800 (863)675-2243

FORD RANGER 2000 4
cyl., A/C, 5 spd. Like new!
$2800 (305)370-5647
Clewiston

GMC JIMMY Full size
1985, 4 inch ift 35 inch
tires, $1800 or best of
fer(863)532-9243

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TOYOTA 1 TON 1990 Au-
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ac, runs & drive $2400.
(561)261-0682

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FACTORY OPEN Utility
Trailer 6' 4" X 12; 3,500
lb. Axle, Sides, Tailgate.
$700. (561)573-3499

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TIRES 4EA 225-75-15 (e)
rated tires and 4 new
wheels $350/or best offer.
(863)517-2944

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CHRYSLER VOYAGER
2003 60,000 miles, Used
not abused. Well main-
tained. 7 passenger Air
bags, anti-lock brakes
p/w, V-6, a/c, auto. P/l
$6000/neg. (239)633 9246
(863)675-3390

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DODGE '88 Hi Top Van,
$1,200.00 (863)763-0214

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COUNTY OF HENDRY, STATE OF FLORIDA
RESOLUTION NO. 2009 18
RECORDED IN RESOLUTION BOOK XII, PAGE 46
A RESOLUTION OF HE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
FINDING THAT A FIRE EMERGENCY EXISTS WITHIN HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND IMPOSING A MORATORIUM ON
UNREGULATED FIRES WITHIN THE COUNTY.
WHERES, e recent freezes and drought aeng Hen ou
createdan extremely gh danger of grass brush and rest es through
out all of Hendry County, and
WHERES, the Board of County Commsione ha the authorty unde
Ordinance No, 200103 to impose a moratorium on all unregulated fis.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA T T:
1A fie emergency exist within Hnd Coun, Florda, under the def
niton and provision of Hendry County Ordnanc No 2001-03, a
amended.
2 The Board hereby imposes a moratorium on all unregulated res with
in Hend County, Florida, as pvided in said Ordinance No. 2001-03
Section 2, as mended An unreguated fire mean any outdoor fire oe
than a cooL whih is not perm d by a gnm ernmen-a l agnnol
3The moratorium imposed hereby shall be effective immediately an
shall remain n efe unt urther a n by th Board.
Duly considered and a de by the oard of County Co isine o
tendry County, Forida, this 24th day of February, 2009,
BOARD OF COUNC O COMMISSIONERS
OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORID
Janet B. Taylor, Chair
ATTST:
Anita Bischel, Deput Cler
Barbara Butle, Clek
316627 CB/CN 4/9,16,23,30/09

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENRY COUNsT PUBLIC SAFETY COORDINATING COUNCIL
t is hereby given that the Hndr County Pubic Say dining
ouni wil hold a meeting on Fday, 17, 2009, t 10 A t the
endry County Staff Conerence Room 1st Floo 165 S. Lee Street R
SLaB elle, orida The meeting is open to the public The n
site is accsible by thedisabled.
f a eson decides to appeal any decision made wth repet to any matter
considered a this meeting he/she wil need a recod of the proedings,
and that, r such urpo he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceeding is made whih rerd includes the testimony and
idence upon which e appea is to be based
Board of County Cnom ioers
316666 CB/CN 4/9/09 neaiaonanortao n me

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENDRY COUNTY SOLID WASTE ADVISORY BOARD
te is hereby given that the Hendry County Solid Wae Adr s Boar
hold a he ting Aprl 16, 2009 at 6:00 pm, at the Speia Diri Of
fice 3300 Utlity Dre LaBe e Florida
f a ersn decades to appeal any decion made by the Board wi rspec
to any matter discussed at such meeting, hehe will need a rerd of th
proceedings, and hat for such purpose, hshe may need to enure th
a erbatim reord of the proceeding is made, which rord include t
testimony and ideneo un which the o be based.
Hendry County Solid Waste Advisory Board
316786 CB/CN 4/9/09

NOTIC OF PUBLIC MEETING
COMMUNITY ACTION TASK FORCE
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (COBG)
AFFORDABLE HOUSING
otice is herby given that the Hendy County Commun Ation Task Fo
hold a meetng Thurday, pril 16, 2009 at l:30pm at the Hend
iunty Administration conference room located at Courthouse Square 16
Lee Sreet LaBelle. The meng is open to the public. The site is handi

f a pe n decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with spec
o any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need
erd of the proeedngs, and that for such purpose, he/he may need to
sur that a verbatim reord of the proceedings is made, which record in
eludes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based
HENDRY COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION TASK FORCE
316782 CN/CB 4/9/09

REQUEST FOR QOTATONS
FELDA MSBU STORMWATER MASTER PLAN
IRF NUMBER: 2009-19
OPENING DARO AND TIME: APRIL 23, 2009 at 2:0 p.m.
in .mnneti w= th de0 el tn oa Sorm ,er Master Pan for
a MSBU, Propors must have exerTe in designing Stormwater Master Plan
eard o. o all amvailebe in-ou or mayrodtsi mutiae In
hich ha joined toeer to p ode the arose uir diplnary sce in
er to oin er a mplete submiin. All submittals ( Par IV, Submison
uiets) red n spon to thisRF wll be ewd by County E
ion Committ. In order to be mnsred, submits must be riovd b
oard of CotCommiio at the C.E. Hall Buiding Cler O in
r Cout Co uso Co 25 E H.kp A nue, LaBlle, orida
l 3, 2a 2:00 p.m, at which all rpon to this req t il be
ord n the prence of one or more wnes
A of the Insru ions and RFQ Documents can be obtained fm the Hedr
unty Enginrg Department, ted at 99 E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle, orid
for k up st Offi B 1670 LaBelle, FL 33975 makingg adre) or by
aXing (63) 6755222.
"his i r do, not mnt Henlry County to award any oroat to ia
r onurred in the p on of a mre to th o .o m onr
S c. The County ree s therriht to reject any or all submittals rd
sre~ulofthisld lmn or g in rtorin P ihts enret this B., ir L is h
e best in t o the aCounty to do so
Hendr Conty is an qual Oportunity employer, actively seeks Minority and Dis
danced Bune Enterpri parcipaon and i a DrugSmoke F Wor

HENDRY COUNTY
anet B, Taylor, Chair
3oard of County Commissiones
o15404 CB/CN 412,9,16/09

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I


REQUEST FORBIDS
PHARMACEUTICALS CESFOR F r ore listings,
For more listings,
HENDRY COUNTY AIL INMATES g t
BID NUMBER: 2009-17 www.newszap.con
OPENING DATE AND TIME: APRIL 15, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. N CE
Sealed Bids will be received by the Bd o County Commioners of

the Board of County Commiioners at the CE. Hal Buildng (Cleri O KNOX SELF STORAGE 1025 CI
ice) in the Hend County Courthou Comp 25 E Hckpochee Ave me e DOm ri LaBelle
nue LaBelle, Floda by April 15, 2009 at 200 p.m., at which time all 863 51021, the undegn
reponses to this request wi be recorded n the preence o one or more KNOX SELF STORAGE will
Awides or, at Pubic saoe by aomprtiti bidd
the personal property hereto
Scopy of the Instruons and Bid Documents can be obtained from the stored wit the undersigned by:
Hendry Co iun chasing Depament, oted at 165 S Lee Sreet,
e ll Florida for pic up) Post Office Box 2340 LaBelle FL 33975
mailing address or by caing (863) 675-5220 or (863) 98-185. 316949 CB 4/16/09
This solcitation does not commit Hendr County to award any contracts, to
pay any i sns inud heprepraion arpon Bid, or to
contract for any seovic, The County r ers the right to ct any or
a submitals reeid as a result of this citation, or to in r
or in its eni this Bid, i it is in bet enter of the Count o do s
Hendry County is an Equal Oportunty Employer and Drug/moke Free
Work Place.
HENDRY COUNTY
Janet B. Taylor Chair o




FDOT Project #423354-1-18-01
Hendry County has aeduled public inrmation workshops regarding a
Co Pathway Pan. A study iscurrenly beng conducted
Henry County to determine locations of proposed new pathways in
Hendry County.
he public information meetings wll be held as follows:
Harlem Community Meeting, April 9th, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. at Harlem Civ
c Center located at 2000 7th treet, Clewiston, FL 33440
ioneer Community Meeting, Apri 13th 20 at 7:00 p. at Pioneer
Community Center located at 910 Panama Ave, Clwiston FL 33440
Port LaBelle CmmunitMeeting, Aprl 16th at 7:00 p.m at Grae Bap
tist located at 4200 Bld. LaBelle, FL 331935
a A Communi Meeting, Apri at 7:00 .at Felda Co-
muniy Center, oted at 100 CR 830, Felda, FL 33930
MontuA & aghole Community Meeting, April 22 at 7:00 pm local
ed al County Water Cntro
S oPam cStreet Cle ion, C A 3 00 ld
Clewiston and Hooker's Point Community Meeting, April 29th @ 6:00
p.m. at the John Boy Auditorium, Bearsley Room located at 1200 S w C
Owens Blvd., Cle=iston, FL 33440.
LaBelle Area Community Meeting, April 30th at 7:00 p.m. at the L ll
Civic Cente located at 481 W Hickpoochee A. LaBelle, FL 33935
School Officials May 18, 2009 at 10:0 a.m., ndry Count Sch
Board Room 25 E. Hickpoch Ave., LaBe FL 33935
T workshop will provide interested citizen with the opportunity to ask
ueons and exp her views on ing he t and ten
environma ina ssocated with the Pan. The worholp wll be on
the agendas of the nuous community meetings or boards, Aerial photo
graphs and other project-related information wll be on display County
staff wll be available to answer questions and diuss the project Please
note that this is not a public hearing. A formal public hearing will be held
later in the study process, in keeping with state and federal requirements.
Project douments are available for public review until May 18, 2009 at the
Barren Librar, 461 N. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935 and at the CRY
of Clewiston Public Library loted at 120 West Osceola Avenue, Clewis-
ton, Florida 3344. Project documents are also available for review Mon-
day Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pa.m at the Hendr County Engineer
Office located at 99 East Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida 33935.
If you ha, any questions regarding the Comprehensive Pathway Plan pro-
je, you may contact Mr Shane Parker, P.E, County Engineer at
(864) 6755222 or by email at sparker yhendryla net. Persons with
disabilities who may need special accommodations at the wrkshop, in
accordance with the Americans with Disabilities At of 1990, should con
tact Bonnie Hanshaw at 863 675 5222,
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Caloosa Belle

Community Briefs


Come to Easter
Eggstravaganza!
Christ Central Church understands is
planning a big Easter Eggstravaganza and
inviting the whole community 10,000 Eas
ter eggs packed with prizes and candy, plus
a bounce house, live music Easter presenta-
tion all free. Hot dogs and hamburgers will
be available. The fun starts at noon at Bar
ron Park, Easter Sunday, April 12.

Legion Fish Fry Friday
Serving Pecan Crusted Tilapia and also
deep fried chicken, fish, crab cakes, shrimp
or combos. From 5- 7 pm at 699 SR 80 W
Musical entertainment included.

Attention karaoke lovers
Enjoy karaoke with Two Sharps at VFW
Post 10100, SR 29S. 5 p.m. Saturday, April 11.
Bring a covered dish.

Legion plans ceremony
American Legion Post 130 will hold a
Four Chaplains Ceremony April 1 at 6 p.m.
in the Legion Hall. Open to the public.
The Legion also has fish fries Fridays
from 5-7 p.m.

Amnesty week
at Barron Library
Barron Library Amnesty Week ends April
11. Overdue library books may be returned
with no fees or fines charged. Please help
the library and other citizens of LaBelle, by
returning any overdue items that are in your
possession.

Enjoy Earth Day celebration
Come enjoy the annual Earth Day Fes-
tival Saturday, April 25 (NOT the 22nd as
previously published), at Barron Park from
10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Live music all day by the Caloosahatchee
Folk Society plus beautiful art and environ-
mental presentations. Food available all
day: LMS solar hot dogs, Girl Scouts nachos
and tea, LaBelle Longhorns chips and so-
das. Kiwanis Art contest will be judged and
displayed at the park. Admission is free. For
information contact LaBelle Recreation at
675-5347.

Season finale planned
When Shakespeare's Ladies Meet (With
Apologies To The Bard) By CHARLES
GEORGE -- Comedy For the Fair Sex in One
Act. The Scene in the Garden of Juliet's
home in Verona. Actors: Juliet, from "Ro
meo and Juliet" -- Olivia Luckey; Portia from
"The Merchant of Venice" -- Nancy McGlas-
son; Katharine from "The Taming of the
Shrew" -Chandler Bridwell; Desdemona
from "Othello" Carolyn White; Cleopatra
from "Antony and Cleopatra" Alexa Pena;
and Ophelia from "Hamlet" Tina Kirby
In addition, Disillusioned Wallflowers
By Anne Palmer; A one act comedy A
light and frothy exchange between two old
friends attempting to add a touch of spice in
their otherwise dull lives. ACTORS: Sher-


ry King as Gertrude and Carolyn White as
Flora.
Plus the very talented 6th grader, Christian
Dimaculangan from Veterans Park Academy
for Arts in Lehigh, sharing his genius on the
piano.
Performances April 16, 17, 18, 19 and 23,
24, 25, 26. Showtimes 7 p.m. Thurs., Fri., Sat.
and 2 p.m. Sundays. 241 N. Bridge St., La-
Belle. Regular admission is $14 at the door,
$12 with advance reservations and a new
Thursday Only $7 Student Special with ID
and advance reservation. Call 863-675-3066
for reservations.

Easter Egg Hunt in Ortona
The Ortona Community Association is
sponsoring its annual children's egg hunt at
Larry Luckey Indian Mound Park on Hwy.
78, Saturday, April 11 beginning at noon.
There will be prizes for winners in different
age categories. Kids and their parents will be
treated to refreshments. All are welcome.

Widows to meet
The Widows Support Group will meet for
lunch at the Rodeo Bar and Grill on April 16,
at 11:30 a.m. All widows welcome.

MCA serving pot luck
The Muse Community Association is hav
ing a pot luck dinner and karaoke night. Sat-
urday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m. Bring the whole
family, a friend and meet your neighbors.
The food is delicious and the entertainment


is great! It will be a fun night to remember.
For more information call 863-674-0467

Save that water!
LaBelle residents should be aware that
the city is under water restrictions includ
ing water from utilities, wells, canals, lakes
or ponds.
Lots under five acres: odd number ad-
dresses may water on Monday; even num-
ber or no address on Thursdays. Choose
only one four-hour window from 4-8 a.m.
or 4-8 p.m.; lots over five acres: odd num
ber addresses may water on Monday; even
number or no address Thursday. choose ei-
ther midnight-8 a.m. or 4-11:59 p.m.
Multi-use family units or complexes: Less
than five acres: entities that irrigate both odd
and even or no address: Thursday either 4-8
a.m. or 4 8 p.m.; Five acres or more: enti
ties that irrigate both odd and even or no ad-
dresses: Thursday from midnight-8 a.m. and
4-11:59 p.m. (to cycle through all irrigations
zones, no are may be irrigated more than
one time per week).
Plat Directory available
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation
District is pleased to announce the availabil-
ity of the new 2009 Hendry/Glades Plat Di-
rectory. The Hendry Soil and Water Conser
vation District is located at 1085 Pratt Blvd.,
LaBelle or you may call Barbara at (863)674
4160/4161.
The cost of the new directory will remain
the same unchanged at $53.50.


Advantage

Frankly, we're tired of hearing that domestic cars are at a disadvantage
to import cars. Because where Ford is concerned, that hasn't been true
for some time now. Ford has a plan to meet or beat anybody in the world.
We call It the Ford Advantage Plan quality, credit and payment
protection you can count on.
Quality Ford Motor Company products are now consistently near the
top of the most noteworthy quality studies. Not even Honda or Toyota
can beat Ford quality,
The most fuel-efficient midsize sedan in America is the 2010 Ford Fusion
and all new Ford Fusion Hybridr" The Fusion Hybrid gets a jawdropping
41 mpg city that's eight miles per gallon better than Toyota Camry Hybrid.
Plus, the 2009 Ford Escape Hybrid is the most fuelefficient SUV on the
planet with 34 mpg city, and the gas-powered 2009 Escape gets 28
mpg hwyl The VS Ford F 150 gets 21 mpg highway" beating the V8
Toyota Tundra and the V6 Tundra too.
When the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety came out with its
annual rankings, Ford Motor Company had 15 vehicles that earned the
2009 Top Safety Pick award They include the Ford F-150, Flex, Edge,
Escape and Taurus Not only is that more than anyone else, its almost
double what Toyota earned.
Credit While others tell you there's no credit available, with Ford
Credit there is. Financing is as low as 0% APR! And you can check for
pre approval at ford.com.
Payment Protection We know these are uncertain times. So, we're
going to do what we can to give you some peace of mind If you lose
your paycheck, we'll make your payments for up to 12 months'
We've got a plan and it's working. If you're in the market, we hope that
you at least consider a Ford, Lincoln or Mercury If not, at least consider
another domestic car, truck, SUV or crossover
Thank you for your time and attention.
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Salvation Army showcases volunteers and community partners


(FORT MYERS The Salvation Army pre-
sented awards to outstanding supporters of
the agency on March 26, 2009 at Broadway
Palms Dinner Theatre. Army staff and friends
gathered to honor and showcase volunteers
and community partners who give of their
time, talent and resources to help others.
In 2008, over 7,000 volunteers reinforced
the ranks of The Army's small staff to give
back to those in need in the community.
"We could not do what we do without
the dedicated volunteers who give of their
time and service to help the many people in
need. Their commitment to The Army is a


blessing and we will be forever grateful to
them," said Major Art Penhale, Corps Officer
for the Lee and Hendry Counties Salvation
Army.
Top Awards were given to outstanding
groups and individuals for their outstanding
service in 2008:
The Volunteer of the Year for Hendry
County is Marcia Carter and Helping Hands
Ministry. She received the award because
she single handedly provides hundreds of
children's toys during Christmas.
In 2008, she served 523 children and
168 families. Marcia started her own min


Submitted photo
Sweet Love was recognized as Hendry County's Outstanding Bellringer at the
Salvation Army's annual advisory board appreciation breakfast. From left: Sal-
vation Army General Manager Meg Geltner, Daniel Rondon (the honoree's hus-
band), Sweet Love and SA Major Ann Penhale.


istry from this great mission called Helping
Hands and has used her hands and her heart
to serve hundreds of children and families
through the years.
Volunteer Salvation Army Bell Ringer for
Hendry County Sweet Love volunteers to fo
cus on others and ignore personal struggles.
She was one of the first to sign up this sea-
son and rang bells at Ace Hardware for 150
hours.
The Salvation Army also recognized the
tireless volunteers who donate their time
and talents throughout the year making
it possible to carry out the mission of The
Army.
The awards ceremony for The Salvation
Army takes place annually. Volunteers can
participate in a variety of activities at The
Salvation Army such as working with the

Community Briefs

Nature Park litter cleanup
The Hendry/LaBelle Recreation Board
and Coalition for Eco-Recreation would like
to invite community organizations, youth
groups, and individuals to 2 hour LaBelle
Nature Park Litter Cleanup on Saturday April
11, from 8-10 a.m. Hats, gloves, long pants,
sturdy shoes and insect repellant are recom-
mended. Water will be provided.
Call Margaret England at 863-674-0695
for information. The park is located at Hard-
ee Street and Frasier on the Caloosahatchee
River in LaBelle. For directions and informa-
tion: http://www.labellenaturepark.net/

OCA seeks members
The Spring Ortona Community Associa-
tion Membership Meeting will be held on
Wednesday, April 15, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
A brief business meeting will include an up-
date on Ortona's new children's playground,
followed by a timely visual presentation on
Florida's new "Firewise" Program.
Division of Forestry Ranger Danny Cal-
lahan will describe fire's role in Florida's
history, clarify current laws about burning,
as well as "firewise" construction and land-
scaping, Ranger Callahan will also give tips
on protecting your home when wildfire
threatens.
At the end of the program all will be treat-
ed to a special "dessert extravaganza


Meals with Compassion program, stocking
and sorting cans at the food pantry, assisting
with mailings, helping with disaster work
and ringing bells at Christmas.
If you are interested in volunteering to
help others through The Salvation Army,
please call (239) 278-1551.





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